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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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Answering Skeptics: Isn’t Christianity Just a Crutch for the Weak?

Yes, Pastor Dave says, there is some truth to the adage that Christianty is for the weak. And there’s no shame in admitting that. This week, Pastor Dave looks at questions and objections that people have when it comes to Christianity.

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Answering Skeptics: Don’t All Religions Lead to the Same God?

There are truths we can all come to on the basis of the natural knowledge of God. But those aren’t saving truths because there is only one saving truth. This week, Pastor Dave looks at questions and objections that people have when it comes to Christianity.

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Lies About God

Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Dave debunks common lies about God in this 2018 throwback series.

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Lies About God: “God Doesn’t Care”

Does God really care? Here’s how God showed that he cares about you and the world.

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Lies About God: “God Says Not to Judge”

Jesus didn’t condemn all judging. Because there IS a way to judge—and it leads to a greater goal.

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Lies About God: “God Won’t Send People to Hell”

How can a loving and just God send people to hell?

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Lies About God: “God Helps Those Who Help Themselves”

God does help. But he helps only those who can’t help themselves. Pastor Dave explains.

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Lies About God: “God Wants Me to Be Happy”

God doesn’t want you just to be happy; he wants something more.

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.

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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.

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Lies About God Compilation

What did you think about Pastor Dave’s series this week which looked at lies about God? If you missed one or more of the videos, or would like to catch up, check out this compilation video.

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Lies About God: “God Doesn’t Care”

Jesus wrote himself into our story to make us whole.