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Pastor Mike Novotny

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.

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Christmas is a time for war

How would you finish this sentence? Christmas is a time for ________. I bet I could predict the top answers—Peace. Hope. Joy. Love. Family….

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The #1 reason people reject Jesus

When you were a teenager, did your mom ever rudely open the blinds in your room while you were still sleeping? Do you know…

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Am I Strong Enough? I Feel Stuck

You’re not the best, the strongest, the fastest, the most patient, or the most loving. But God isn’t waiting for that day or that year when you finally start winning a few victories. It’s when you feel stuck and at your weakest when you see God’s glory.

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More Tough Questions With Pastor Mike

Watch the entire series from this past week as Pastor Mike answers more tough questions from viewers like you.

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How Much Money Should I Give the Church?

What does generosity look like? Pastor Mike flips this issue on its head and warns us not to give TOO much.

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How Do We Handle a Hostile World?

Are you like Pastor Mike and sometimes get nervous of others’ reactions when you tell people you’re a Christian? It feels like the world is against Christians. What can you do?

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How Do I Have Faith While There Is Persecution?

How do we keep believing in Jesus in the midst of unspeakable horrors being committed against Christians every day?

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Do You Need to Confess Your Sins to Others?

Do you have to confess to others in order to be forgiven? Pastor Mike challenges us to think of this question in a different way: SHOULD you confess?

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Am I Strong Enough? How God Fights for You

“Let my people go,” God said 3,500 years ago to the king of Egypt who enslaved God’s people. God fought to set his people free. And though he no longer uses frogs or flies like he did back then, God still fights for us today. Pastor Mike shares two of those ways in today’s message.

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Am I Strong Enough? When You Argue With God

When life gets messy and complicated, we find ourselves wanting to tap out, give up, and object to God. But God doesn’t give up on us. Pastor Mike shows us three things God does to overcome our objections and arguments with him while providing for us during our time of need.

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Am I Strong Enough? God Really Works Through Ordinary Me?

God certainly can do miracles. But he normally doesn’t. Instead, he works through the most natural people and natural means. Pastor Mike explores the story of Moses to uncover three ways God works through ordinary people like us.

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When church hurts

It might just be one of the hardest commandments in the entire Bible to keep. Jesus said, “If your brother or sister sins, go…