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.
You’ll Never Be in the Dark
No matter what happens in this world or the challenges you’re facing in your life, you don’t have to be in the dark. Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at the ancient synagogue in Magdala in Galilee, Pastor Mike reminds us about the Light of the world.
How Do You Face Temptation?
What can you do when faced with temptation? Frustrate the devil the way Jesus did. Pastor Mike shares how—from near the spot where Jesus was tempted. Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here in Jerusalem at the Temple Mount, Pastor Mike reminds us how Jesus’ obedience saved us
Struggles with Genesis?
For many, the struggle with science and religion starts in Genesis. “You’re saying God created the universe with just a few words? And Adam…
Faith and facts
Some people claim that Christians are people of faith while atheists are people of facts. A more accurate description would be that both Christians…
Scientific or spiritual?
I got an email from a Christian chemistry major: “How can I believe in creation and yet learn the science that directly contradicts such…
Hope From Israel: The Power of God’s Word
Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the entire second series of Pastor Mike’s Israel devotions from this past week, as he reminds us just how powerful God’s Word is in our lives.
Hope From Israel: How Do You Remember God’s Promises?
What can you do to write the words of God on the gates that you go in and out of each day? Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at the Zion Gate, one of the gates that lead into Jerusalem, Pastor Mike helps us find ways to remember God’s words and promises.
Hope From Israel: You Can See the Joy God Sees
You can enjoy life as God sees it. Joy is even better. Pain is endurable. So how do you get there? Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, Pastor Mike shows us how we can get closer to God’s perspective.
Easter is about/for real events
The most frequently used words in John’s account of Easter morning is . . . “saw” or “looked” (John 20:1-20). Mary saw the stone…
Easter is about/for real places
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem is believed by most scholars to mark the actual tomb of Jesus. This church was built…
Easter is about/for real people
Easter is more than a story. It’s history. Because history is about real people, places, and things, which are exactly what we find in…
3 words that will change your Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a spiritually dangerous time of year. Why? Because this is a season when many of us put our joy, happiness, peace, and…