Tag Archives: God

Living In The Swamp

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Did you ever notice the world is like a swamp?  It’s dark and scary and smelly in some places. There is pain and suffering in the swamp. There are things that can eat you alive

What Is Worship?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch What is worship to you?  What is your worship like? Is worship defined as something you do on Sunday mornings amidst a Congregation of other people, all standing upright in obedience as they dutifully look

From Water To Wine

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch In the gospel of John an account is given of a miracle very familiar to us all; that of Jesus turning water into wine. Let’s review it together….. “The next day there was a wedding

The Struggles Of Life

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Occasionally I will hear people attempt to quote the Bible to comfort or encourage people when that person is going through an ordeal.  They certainly mean well, and are attempting to bring hope.  They will

What is Peace ?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch What is peace? There are many definitions I suppose, but for me peace is the following….. Peace is pillowing your head at night preparing for a deep and restful sleep, content and secure in the

Looking Back ?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Within two verses found in the gospel of Luke, Jesus gives a simple warning…. “Remember what happened to Lot’s wife! If you cling to your life, you will lose it, and if you let your

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