A group of managers were given the assignment to measure
the height of a flagpole. So, they go out to the flagpole with
ladders and tape measures. Soon, they’re falling off the
ladders, dropping the tape measures… the whole thing is just
An engineer comes along and sees what they’re trying to do.
He casually pulls the flagpole out of the ground, lays it down
on the ground, and measures it from end to end. Then, he
gives the measurement to one of the managers and walks
After the engineer has left, one manager turns to the other
and laughs, “Isn’t that just like an engineer… we’re looking for
the height and he gives us the length.”
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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