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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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Depression & Anxiety

God’s To-Do List for Depression

When we’re depressed, sometimes we naively think that if we just go to church, just sing the right song, or just say the right prayer, our depression will go away. But God’s to-do list for depression isn’t something he’s commanding us to do; it’s something he himself is getting done. Pastor Mike looks to a 3,000-year-old psalm to find how God is helping.

Living My Faith

A key to stronger faith?

According to a study done by the University of Georgia, there is something that can revolutionize your relationships. After surveying five hundred married people,…

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Go and Tell

Jesus told his followers to “Go” and share the good news. But what if you don’t feel qualified? What if you think you have made too many mistakes? Well, if you think you’re really messed up, then you might just be the perfect person to go and tell the world about Jesus.

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Your alive and well and for-sure future

There is, perhaps, no more misunderstood word in the Bible than hope. In English, the word hope is used for any random wish, no…

Prayer

P.R.A.Y.

Most of my prayers sounds like this: “Dear God, AAAAAAAAAAAAAA! In Jesus’ name. Amen.” I should explain. I think of prayer as having four…

Living My Faith

Evolution of Faith: To Inexpressible Joy

It’s tempting to think that we just need to wait out this broken world until Jesus comes back, to think that joy only begins with heaven. But the apostle Peter tells us that right now, even during our struggles and challenges, an inexpressible joy is possible.

Friends & Family

What every dude desires

Every wife’s plan should be to satisfy her man. No, the male supporters of Time of Grace did not pay me to say that….

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Evolution of Faith: From Fear to Peace

What happens if something gets in between you and the promise of heaven? At first glance, the Bible’s answer may sound contradictory. But as Pastor Mike digs into the apostle Peter’s letter that he wrote to friends who were being persecuted, we see why we can turn our fear into peace.

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Finding True Happiness

Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Mike helps us learn what is true happiness—and where to find it.

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How to Truly Satisfy Your Heart

It’s only when you tap into something unfailing that you can really have happiness.

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A Love and Happiness That Endures Forever

What can Broadway teach us about happiness? Spoiler: That we’re looking for it in the wrong places. Pastor Mike explains.

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The Path to the True Pursuit of Happiness

Sometimes we’re so focused on the temporary bits of pleasure that we forget the source of true happiness.