Tag Archives: Mike Upchurch

Does God Need Us ?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch There are certain things some positions require in order to hold those positions. Parents need to have had children or have adopted them in order to be parents. Dog owners need a dog in order

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

Fasting For God’s Favor

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch The practice of fasting is mentioned at the beginning of each New Year by many Church leaders, and I for one have always been a fan of fasting. Some Pastors promote fasting among their congregation

The Good Shepherd

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch In chapter 10 of the New Testament book of John, Jesus discusses the timeless profession of a shepherd.  He stated that sheep know the voice of their shepherd and they will follow him, but they

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

The Name of Jesus

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch When people hear the name of Jesus, many thoughts may come to their mind.  They may reflect back on a portrait of Jesus they have seen; that one where He is portrayed as a handsome

The First True Christmas

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch The first recorded celebration of Christmas was in 336 AD when Constantine was Emperor of Rome, but for me that wasn’t the first true Christmas. Let’s read about another night; a very special night over

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

An America Without Christ

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Regarding the upcoming Christmas Holiday, I was reflecting on this somber thought; What if Jesus had not come to earth? What if the Father had changed His mind and saved only His chosen people, the

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