Category Archives: Faith/Life

A Pastors Perspective, Christian Portrayals

Southaven,Ms By, Mike Upchurch Christian Portrayals Have you ever paid attention to the Medical Ads we’re bombarded with on TV? They almost always say “Actor Portrayal” on the bottom of the screen. Ever wonder why? Well simply put, if they

A Pastors Perspective, Does God Change His Mind?

Southaven,Ms By, Mike Upchurch Does God Change His Mind? Well, for me, the answer to that question is a simple and direct one. No. Further, I don’t believe God has ever changed His mind. I can already imagine many of

A Pastors Perspective, You Are The Light

Southaven,Ms By, Mike Upchurch You are the Light Jesus said of His followers that we are light… “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden;” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭5:14 It’s important to notice that

A Pastors Perspective, Be Resurrected!

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch Be Resurrected! It’s Resurrection Sunday! We call it Easter, but it’s also Resurrection Sunday, and it is about LIFE! Jesus was crucified on a Friday and rose to life on Sunday morning almost 2000 years ago.

A Pastors Perspective, The Ministry

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch In the Ministry Sometimes people ask “Why are you in the Ministry?” Well, it’s sure not for the money. Everything I do, whether it be Chapel Services at a Racetrack as a Racers For Christ® Chaplain

A Pastors Perspective,Faith Without Proof

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch Faith without proof Noted physicist Steven Hawking passed away this week. In noting his death, State Rep. Briscoe Cain of Texas tweeted that Hawking “now knows the truth about how the Universe was actually made”. In

A Pastors Perspective,Bucket Lists

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch Bucket Lists I suppose everyone has a Bucket List. Webster’s defines it as follows; “a list of things that one has not done before, but wants to do before dying” I still have a few things

A Pastors Perspective,Have You Surrendered?

Southaven,MS By: Mike Upchurch Have you surrendered? I have a question for those to whom it may apply….. “What is keeping you from surrendering your life completely to the Lord?” If you’re half-hearted in your walk, what is the reason?

A Pastors Perspective,Caution: I Am Offended

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch Caution: I am offended Recently, the Cleveland Indians announced they will stop using the Chief Wahoo logo on their baseball uniforms, citing it was offensive to Native Americans. In December of 2017, Statues were removed in

A Pastors Perspective, Tithing

Southaven,MS By: Mike Upchurch Why I believe in Tithing Tithing has long been a tenet of the Christian Faith. Many Christians tithe believing that it is a command of God. Some tithe because their Pastor preaches about it. Some tithe