Pastor Mike Novotny
Pastor Mike Novotny has served God’s people in full-time ministry since 2007 in Madison and, most recently, at The CORE in Appleton, Wisconsin. He also serves as the lead speaker for Time of Grace, where he shares the good news about Jesus through television, print, and online platforms.
A Fresh Start: For Your Money
When accumulating more and more money becomes the center of our universe, we end up with darkness, worry, and eventual loss. But when we seek God first, satisfying our hearts with the presence and promises of God, money finds its rightful place in our lives. Our loving Father can become our true treasure, freeing us from serving money and allowing us to use it wisely.
Creation is like God
Two years back, Tojo made me sushi. Hidekazu Tojo is one of the greatest sushi masters in the world. For our 12-year anniversary, my…
Creation is from God
If you ever want to see the ugliest dinosaur ever, go to my mom’s house. For some odd reason (that only mothers would understand),…
Creation is calling
When my toes inched closer to the 1,000-foot drop, no one had to tell me to be impressed with the Grand Canyon. There was…
A Fresh Start: For Your Body
This message takes us back to the beginning, to physical life as God intended, and reminds us of the Father who gave us life and wants only what is best for his kids. In addition, it reminds us of the “image of God” that we have through Jesus, a spiritual reality that gives even our bodies peace and rest.
GOD Is Here!
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Mike helps us remember how our “caps lock” GOD is always with us and how that can change our lives.
The end of anxiety
I should have been anxious. I was about to speak to the biggest audience of my entire life, a crowd of over one thousand…
GOD Is Here! You Don’t Have to Be Anxious
At the end of the day, no matter what happens, God will still be with you.
GOD will be here
I cringed slightly as I listened to the teenagers from our church answer this question: “What does your faith mean to you?” Because nearly…
GOD Is Here! His Presence Is Present
Your faith is not a future thing; it’s a present reality.
GOD is there
I still remember her heartbreaking words: “I keep jumping to reach God, but I feel like I’ll never get there.” The woman from my…
GOD Is Here! Even if You Struggle
Do your mistakes make you feel like God is distant from you?