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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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Keep the Faith: GOD Knows

Are you afraid of the wrong things? Are you stressing out over medical diagnoses, money, and what others think about you? Jesus taught that these worries only affect 0.0000000001% of our lives. And instead, we need to focus on what really matters.

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Keep the Faith: GOD Reigns!

What do you do when life feels out of control? When, despite your best efforts, you realize that you can’t control anyone or anything? The answer is found in an often-forgotten story from the end of Jesus’ life.

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Hope From Israel: You’re Not Perfect, and That’s Okay

Jesus didn’t come for perfect people. So if you’ve made mistakes in your life, don’t panic. As we continue to grapple with these turbulent and divisive times, Pastor Mike reminds us of how God loves all his people—people from all walks of life; imperfect, everyday people like us. This series was recorded earlier this year when Pastor Mike was in Israel.

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Hope From Israel: God Gives You a Powerful Weapon

Do you struggle with lies and negative thoughts that seem to have a stronghold over you? You can overcome these strongholds with something much more powerful. Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at the ancient city of Megiddo with its massive walls, Pastor Mike reminds us of the truth of God’s Word.

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Where Is God During COVID-19?

Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Mike tackles the tough topic of why God is allowing us to suffer the pain of the coronavirus.

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God & COVID-19: Pain Is to Prevent Perish

Maybe God is using COVID-19 as a megaphone to rouse the world and let you know that he wants to give you something the coronavirus can’t take away.

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God & COVID-19: Pain Leads to Peace

Maybe God is using COVID-19 to strip away the powerful things of our culture so we realize they’re not that big of a deal. God’s the big deal.

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God & COVID-19: Pain Means Less Confusion

Without pain, we would confuse our understanding of God. Pastor Mike explains how our suffering through COVID-19 helps us know God.

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God & COVID-19: The Purpose of Pain

What’s the only way you can know that someone’s not using you? That they actually love you? Pastor Mike’s answer may surprise you. But it also gives us a glimpse into why God is allowing COVID-19.

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God & COVID-19: Why He Allows Pain

Why does God allow us to go through pain? Pastor Mike kicks off this series with four reasons why God is allowing COVID-19. Come back to watch the rest of the series this week as he elaborates on these reasons.

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The Corona Survival Guide for Couples

Day 1 The #1 thing for couples to do Healthy relationships were already hard enough. Creating and maintaining a you-first, quick-to-listen, how-can-I-help relationship took…

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The Corona Survival Guide for Singles

Day 1 The Savior gets the single life The coronavirus has made being single very complicated. There are, as you may have seen on…