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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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God & COVID-19: Reach Out Like Jesus

What in the world is God up to with the coronavirus? Maybe the pandemic is God’s way of teaching us basic Christianity.

Living My Faith

Fake News/Real Jesus: Why Jesus Is Who You Need

How can an imperfect person fall asleep without guilt? How can the abused live without shame? How can a sinner end up in the presence of God? The Bible’s answer—a Lamb. A spotless substitute, accepted by God’s own design.

Life’s Challenges

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.

Life’s Challenges

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.

Life’s Challenges

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.

Life’s Challenges

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.

Life’s Challenges

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.

Life’s Challenges

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.

Living My Faith

Fake News/Real Jesus: Meet the Real Jesus!

Was Jesus a good man? a wise teacher? a religious guide? a prophet? a god? John answers those questions in the opening words of his gospel. Jesus is the Word, both with God and himself God. Jesus is the way God communicates with us, showing us the darkness of life without him and the bright light of trusting in him.

Life’s Challenges

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…

Taboo

Don’t let porn become corona’s pandemic

I wish the pastor’s text was wrong about porn. A colleague of mine shared some recent data about the correlation between cases of the…

Life’s Challenges

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…