Tag Archives: Pastor Mike

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

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:

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

Are We Like Jonah?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch In the book of Jonah, we are permitted a look deep into the heart of a man.  Jonah was a good man.  He was a godly man with a personal in-depth relationship with God. He was

Does God Hate The Wicked ?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch We live in a world that seems to be filled with vile and wicked people. There are so many in the Media who are consumed with hatred for President Trump and his supporters. Many of

Being Courageous

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Have you ever considered where courage comes from?  One definition of courage is stated as “the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery.”   I’ve

A Christmas Story

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Chapter One Tired, and still fuming about “that jerk” in traffic that had flipped him off, Kevin fumbled in the dark at the front door for his house key, certain he’d grabbed the right key

Childhood Beliefs

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