A young boy had just gotten his driving permit. He asked his father, who
was a minister, if they could discuss the use of the car. His father took
him to his study and said to him, “I’ll make a deal with you. You bring
your grades up, study your Bible a little and get your hair cut and we’ll
talk about it.”
After about a month the boy came back and again asked his father if they
could discuss use of the car. They again went to the father’s study where
his father said, “Son, I’ve been real proud of you. You have brought your
grades up, you’ve studied your Bible diligently, but you didn’t get your
The young man waited a moment and replied, “You know Dad, I’ve been
thinking about that. You know, Samson had long hair, Moses had long hair,
Noah had long hair, and even Jesus had long hair….”
To which his father replied, “Yes, and they walked everywhere they went!”
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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