Category Archives: Faith/Life

Judgement Is Coming

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch This country has never looked as it does today. Growing up in the 50’s in Missouri, every business in my hometown of Cape Girardeau was closed on Sunday. It was called the Blue Law, and

The Greatest Verse

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Someone once asked me what I felt the greatest or most important verse in the Bible might be. Many might respond to that query with John 3:16, as it summarizes the Gospel story. But to


Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch The Maker of all human beings (God) is recalling all units manufactured, regardless of make or year, due to a serious defect in the primary and central component of the heart. This is due to

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

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

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