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Pastor Dave Scharf

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.

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Living My Faith

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.

Living My Faith

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.

Living My Faith

What’s Most Important to You?

Your priorities may be listed correctly. But beware how easily the devil can flip your priority structure around.

Living My Faith

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?

Living My Faith

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.

Living My Faith

The Love Song of Marriage

How can husbands and wives build up one another?

Friends & Family

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.

Friends & Family

How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Ridicule

The ridicule you’re going through, know that God’s working it out for your best.

Friends & Family

How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Self-Esteem

It doesn’t matter what your family says about you. It doesn’t matter what you say about you. To know your true worth, there’s only one thing that matters.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Jealousy

Why do we envy? Just remember that we already have what we need.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Favoritism

Here’s how you can avoid looking like you’re playing favorites with your kids.

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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Lies and Deception

Lies and deception can be destructive. But they can also be forgiven.