Pastor Dave Scharf
Dave Scharf grew up in West Allis, Wisconsin, and served as pastor in Greenville, Wisconsin, from 2005 until 2015. He is currently a professor of theology at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota, where he lives with his wife, Beth, and their six children.
Trusting the Things You Can See
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Dave reminds us how we can find certainty in this uncertain world by trusting the things we can see.
Forget the Recognition
It doesn’t matter if anyone sees the good things you do. Remember the only important audience is your audience of One.
What’s Most Important to You?
Your priorities may be listed correctly. But beware how easily the devil can flip your priority structure around.
Get Perspective Through God’s Word
In the midst of the worries of this world, we need to hear that God is still in control and will never leave us. How can we hear that?
Chew on God’s Word
What happens when you read the Bible, meditate on it, and get immersed in it? You’ll be like Chinese bamboo. Pastor Dave explains.
Jesus, the servant
“If I had all-power, what would I do with it?” Have you ever mused as to what it would be like if God were…
The Love Song of Marriage
How can husbands and wives build up one another?
Let God’s love be your default
Sometimes my computer gets so messed up that it freezes and doesn’t do what it should. Do you know how to fix that? Shut…
Who’s going to heaven?
A pastor was called on to see a man dying of a terrible disease. The man had Christian training in his youth but had…
What do you have?
A man was visiting a Texas landowner. After dinner the landowner took the man out on the front porch to show him the view….
Can people change?
I ask couples in premarriage counseling this question: “Who do you want to marry: the person you are marrying or the person you hope…
How to Deal With Family Dysfunction Compilation
Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Dave helps us deal with the challenges and dysfunctions our families face.