The newspaper obituary operator received a phone call. The woman on
the other end asked, “How much do funeral notices cost?”
“Five dollars per word, ma’am,” came the response.
“Good, do you have a paper and pencil handy?”
“Okay, write this: ‘Cohen died.’ ”
“I’m sorry, ma’am, I forgot to tell you there’s a five-word minimum.”
“Hmmph,” came the reply. “You certainly did forget to tell me that.”
After a moment of silence, the woman continued, “Got your pencil and
“Okay, print this: ‘Cohen died, Cadillac for sale.’ “
About Dr. Mike Harmon
Dr. Harmon began preaching at the age of 15 while living in southern California. He has conducted over 600 revivals and evangelistic campaigns nationwide, and has served as Senior Pastor at seven churches. Dr. Harmon has degrees from Central Baptist College, the University of Central Arkansas, and a Ph.D. From the Christian Bible College and Seminary.
He has served as trustee for Southeastern Baptist College and Chairman of the trustees for the BMA Theological Seminary. He also served as Chaplain for the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Arkansas State Police and the Arkansas State Senate. His many sermons and articles on Christian Apologetics are widely published.
He is married to one wife of 43 years; has two sons, and seven grandchildren. He considers the simple pleasures of cooking, dining with family and friends, and liesurely rides on his Harley through the Texas Hill Country to be some of the most enjoyable blessings from the Lord.
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