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.
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Love Leads to Action
God wants us all to be “fruitful,” to do good things according to his will. How? By staying connected to Jesus, trusting in God’s “pruning” work, and remembering the love we have received from the Father and the Son.
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Holy Spirit, HELP!
The Holy Spirit often sparks questions and confusion among Christians today. But Jesus’ words, though deep, are clear. The Spirit is our counselor, our teacher, our “reminder,” and our source of peace. This message teaches us to rely on one of Jesus’ greatest gifts, the Holy Spirit.
Jesus’ Love, My Life: I Can Be Fearless
Fear filled the hearts of Jesus’ friends the night before he died. But that made Jesus’ promise all the sweeter. He was going to prepare a place for us. He would be the way to get to the Father. We could trust in him when our hearts are troubled. That’s the peace we need when we realize the sinfulness of our hearts.
Finding the Fruit of the Spirit
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Mike helps find the fruit of the spirit in our lives.
Struggling With Self-Control?
Before you can have the self-control to say no to sin, you need to know this important fact first.
Where Is the Joy in My Life?
If you want more joy in your life, you don’t need a new life. You just need to look around you. Pastor Mike helps you learn how to do this.
Where Can I Find Peace?
How can you find a sense of peace even during the toughest moments? Pastor Mike has a simple answer for you.
How Can I Be More Loving?
Where is one of the greatest places to grow in love? Pastor Mike’s answer may surprise you.
Do I Have Good Roots?
How do we get love, joy, patience, and self-control in our lives?
Leave No One Behind: Even When Church Hurts
Many kids get disconnected from church because they or their parents get hurt by someone at church. The pastor. The church council. A fellow member. Without the right reaction, these sins/hurts can uproot entire families for generations to come. This message is meant to prepare people for the next time church hurts. What do you do? What do you say? When do you go?
I will never forget standing behind the walls of Masada. Just west of the Dead Sea, Masada is an ancient fortress built on a…
Leave No One Behind: Embrace Your Role
Pastors, teachers, church members, godparents, older siblings, friends, aunts/uncles, grandparents, etc. all have a role in training the next generation. Singles and non-parents have a role too because they are people who, like Paul himself, may not produce the next generation, but absolutely want to see them in heaven with Jesus.