It has been reported that a student was given a question, “Where do our rights come from?” He answered with one word: God. The teacher marked it wrong. The next day the boy’s mother accompanied him to school carrying a copy of the Declaration of Independence. “All men are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights.” Then the teacher marked it correct.

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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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