Elvis, Religion, Elephants, and Life

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch I was talking with one of my close friends the other day and we were musing about a mutual friend who is a huge Elvis fan.  I made the comment that it was a bit

Living Holy

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch In his first letter to the saints of his day, the disciple Peter commanded them to be holy….. “but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it

Mississippi Lottery Tickets Go on Sale November 25!

JACKSON, Ms The Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) announced today that lottery scratch-off tickets will go on sale November 25. “The earlier start date reflects our rapid progress,” said MLC President Tom Shaheen. In anticipation, the MLC has started mailing acceptance

The Timing Of God

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch I have preached this sermon from pulpits before, but I thought it might be good to condense it and present it again here in a column. There’s always something to glean from revisiting a topic

On Doubting God’s Existence

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch I’d like to paraphrase one of the best conversations I’ve heard pertaining to debating an agnostic or atheist on whether or not God exists. It goes something like this….. “Would you say you know all

Set Your House In Order

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch “Set your house in order.”  Can you imagine hearing those words and then realize the pending outcome they would bring?  But that is exactly what King Hezekiah heard from the Lord through the prophet Isaiah.

On Battling The Devil

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch I apologize in advance for the length of this column, but this is critical information every believer needs in order to understand the biblical position we must take against the devil. This comes from years

Are Your Sins Really Forgiven and Forgotten?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch There is a beautiful passage written by King David in the Psalms concerning God’s compassion and His potential treatment of our sins….. “The Lord is compassionate and merciful, slow to get angry and filled with

A Column About Columns

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch I’ve been writing this weekly column for over two and a half years now. That’s 146 columns at last count that we’ve punched out. Some close friends comment now and then saying they enjoyed a

The Anointing

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch From time to time we like to revisit certain topics. We are always adding new readership that may not have seen past columns, and we also like to take a fresh approach to former topics,