Category Archives: Faith/Life

A Pastor’s Perspective, Let’s Get Real About Tithing

Southaven,Ms By: Michael Upchurch Let’s Get Real About Tithing I have written before about tithing. And pro-con arguments and discussions concerning the tithe and tithing certainly abound on the Internet, but let’s have a look at it today from perhaps

A Pastor’s Perspective, The Church Today

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch The Church Today Looking back at the ‘Early Church’ described in the book of Acts in the New Testament, it’s easy to contrast it with the Church of today. There are similarities, but there are striking

A Pastor’s Perspective, There Will Always Be Someone Better

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchruch There Will Always Be Someone Better No matter what we accomplish in life, there’s always the very real possibility someone will come along and accomplish more. There will always be someone stronger, smarter, quicker, prettier, smoother,

A Pastor’s Perspective, What Will It Take ?

Southaven,MS By: Mike Upchurch What Will It Take ? Sometimes bewilderment gets the better of me, and I will begin firing random questions at imaginary people in my thoughts. Such was the case last night as I lay in bed.

A Pastor’s Perspective, A Change In Seasons

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch A Change In Seasons One of the downsides to living in the Mid South is it’s absent minded way of excluding certain seasons. Did you notice we didn’t get a Spring this year? At the

A Pastor’s Perspective, Have You Truly Repented ?

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch Have You Truly Repented ? There is a subject I rarely write about in these weekly columns, but it has been on my radar screen of late. The subject? Sin. I tend to focus my ministry

A Pastor’s Perspective,Lengthy Columns

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch Lengthy Columns From time to time, I get people who graciously say my columns are too long. They say that they just don’t have the time to read them. Well, I do know my columns are

A Pastor’s Perspective, A Look At Why King David Was King

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch A Look At Why King David Was King King David penned these words in the Psalms….. “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the defense of my life;

A Pastor’s Perspective, Time for Unity

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch A Time for Unity This column is not meant to be political, though it may sound so. It’s more about what our responses should be from a biblical standpoint regarding the chaotic times in which

A Pastors Perspective, Bible Versions

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch Bible Versions Over the years I’ve encountered many Christians who label themselves as “King James Only”. Some are adamant that the KJV is the only version of the Bible God would have us study from. A