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.
Jesus’ Compassion for Each of Us
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Dave helps us see just how compassionate Jesus is for each of us.
No One Cares About You?
Do you feel unimportant? Like a nobody? Like no one cares? Pastor Dave assures you of your worth with this story of Jesus’ compassion.
Love for Anyone and Everyone
Are you part of the groups “anyone” and “everyone”? Of course. So what? Pastor Dave explains the significance.
Cast Out Your Demons
What demons have control of you? How can you cast them out?
What About My Suffering?
We come to Jesus with a million wishes. But he doesn’t always give us what we think we need.
Compassion for the Outcast?
Do you sometimes feel like an outcast? Your family doesn’t understand you. Colleagues look down on you. Others make fun of you. If so, look at how Jesus treated the outcasts of his time—and you’ll see a reflection of how he treats you.
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.
God Can Use Your Weaknesses
God can use our weaknesses in ways we can’t possibly imagine. Pastor Dave helps us see how.
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?
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.
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.
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.