Tag Archives: God

Gifts From The Father

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch In your beginning, the Lord gave you life. And He equipped you with a few tools you’d need later on in that life. Maybe He installed some talents, a dose of common sense, perhaps a

Just A Typical Young Couple

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Their lives had been planned out long ago.  Just two kids who would find each other somehow. They would lead average lives, nothing exceptional really. They would never be rich or change the world. But

Giving From The Heart

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Well folks, it’s time for my semi-annual column on giving.  Who knows, I might write three this year, but I would like to state emphatically once again that I believe in tithing! And I believe

Is Racism Ever Right ?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch In the contentious and volatile world the present day media lives in, there is a great deal of emphasis on race relations and it seems there is a lot of pitting of races against each

On Bearing Fruit For The Kingdom

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch In the gospel of John, Jesus talked to His disciples concerning His followers bearing fruit….. “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit,

There Will Be Judgment One Day

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch In the culture of today, we as Christians grieve in our spirits as seemingly godless people spew hatred and constantly attack everything good and decent in our society.  This past Christmas, some decades old music

The Coming of the Lord

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Could 2019 be the year the Lord comes again?  Could it be today?  In the book of Revelation, Jesus gave these warnings to John the disciple…. “And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is

Keep Jesus Real !

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Have you ever considered the parallels between Santa and Jesus? They’re quite obvious I know, but humor me. They both are constantly watching us. They both know when we’ve been good or bad. They reward

Being An Overpowering Overcomer

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch There may be some of you who occasionally read these columns, yet you’re battling something in your life, and the end result is that you’re not living an overcoming victorious Christian life. You try, but

Who Is In Control ?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Now that the Mid-Term Elections are behind us, and there was a slight shift in power in Congress, it’s time we as Christians reflect on who is in power as far as we are concerned.