Tag Archives: A Pastor’s Perspective

What will 2020 Hold for You ?

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Sometimes I’ll channel surf some of the “religious” channels to hear what’s being said by preachers. I always get a kick out of watching those preachers who tend to prophesy over their congregation, moving them

We Need More Nice People

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Let’s say that you are a huge fan of singer Ronnie Dunn, one half of the famous country music duo Brooks and Dunn. So much so that you decide to start up a Ronnie Dunn Fan Club. You acquire

A Time Once Again For Unity

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch Let’s revisit this column from last year in light of the current proceedings on Capital Hill. It is not meant to be political, but more about what our responses should be from a biblical standpoint

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

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

On Doubting God’s Existence

Southaven, Ms By: Mike Upchurch I’d like to paraphrase one of the best conversations I’ve heard pertaining to debating an agnostic or atheist on whether or not God exists. It goes something like this….. “Would you say you know all

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