Category Archives: News

Iced Tea and the Church

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Here in the South it seems everybody likes a glass of iced tea!  Some like it sweet, while others prefer it unsweetened, but it’s a favorite! Let’s say you’re at my house and I ask if

Praying The Lord’s Prayer

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Have you pondered or studied the Lord’s Prayer lately?  When Jesus was asked to teach His disciples to pray, He gave them the perfect model when He gave them the Lord’s Prayer. It’s timeless, and our prayers

MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS ON GATHERINGS…

Southaven, Ms Message from Mayor Musslewhite: As we continue to navigate through an unprecedented challenge in our world with the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Southaven is continuously assessing new and ever-changing information by the minute. Along with my team

City of Olive Branch Emergency Message

Olive Branch, Ms Update From Mayor Scott Phillips (March 22,2020): At 1:00 this afternoon, the Board of Aldermen adopted an Ordinance of Civil Emergency. As I’ve stated, my encouragement to all has been to voluntarily comply with the CDC and

Is There Something Missing?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Is there a void in your life?  Do you feel incomplete sometimes?  Well, do you know what’s missing in many peoples lives?   Worship Not ordinary worship, but True Worship. Oh, most people do worship. But their worship

Drawing Near To God

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch I’m always amazed when someone states that God is a mysterious Being to them. That He is far off and elusive. That He doesn’t speak to man anymore. That man can’t understand or know God.

Is The Coronavirus God’s Judgement?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch My my, there certainly are a lot of opinions being offered up out there on social media, newscasts, YouTube, blogs, etc. on whether God has sent the Coronavirus as His judgement on the earth for

A Conversation With An Atheist

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch  Time to revisit a conversation from a few years ago….. Pastor Mike:  So, you don’t believe in God? Atheist Friend:  Nope! Pastor Mike:  Do you believe in Aliens from outer space? Atheist Friend:  Well, yes.  PM:

Do You Have Understanding ?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch There are many commanding verses penned by King Solomon in the book of Proverbs, but this one caught my attention the other day….. “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom. And in all your

Christians As Prey Of The Enemy

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch I have written of this subject in a post on Facebook, but never in a column, so let’s examine the subject here just this once, and we’ll rely on your ability to imagine the animals