There is a huge underground cavern in Louisville, Ky., that has an interesting history. It is called Mega Cavern and began as a limestone mine. Because of supporting structures, it actually is considered a building—the largest in Kentucky. During the cold war, it was designated as a fallout shelter. Now it is being used as a business and storage space. There are also tourist attractions: a tram ride, zip-line, ropes course and mountain biking area. It went from mine, to quarry, to fallout shelter, to tourist attraction.

Things can and do change. The Bible says it's possible to turn swords into plowshares.

Mike Shannon is dean of the Russell School of Ministry and professor of preaching at Cincinnati Christian University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

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