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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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Life’s Challenges

Seeing God’s Plans for Your Life

Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Dave helps us see how God’s plans are working in our lives.

Life’s Challenges

God Can Use Your Weaknesses

God can use our weaknesses in ways we can’t possibly imagine. Pastor Dave helps us see how.

Life’s Challenges

I Can’t See God’s Good in My Life

How are you supposed to believe that God works for your good if all you can see is the bad?

Bible 101

We Can See Angels

You may have interacted with angels and didn’t even realize it. Pastor Dave explains how that’s possible and why that’s important.

Friends & Family

Will Your Kids Still Believe in God?

You don’t know if your kids will continue lives of faith. But here’s what you do know: God tells you to equip them.

Who is God?

How to Trust God’s Plans for You

We can’t see God’s plans and why bad things happen in our lives. So instead, let’s focus on what we CAN see. Pastor Dave helps us realize what that is.

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.

Life’s Challenges

What Does Your Future Hold?

With so many uncertainties in this world, how do you know what your future holds?