4 Steps for Using Your Spiritual Gifts

4 Steps for Using Your Spiritual Gifts

We’ve been talking all this week about the gifts of the Holy Spirit. I want to leave you with four simple steps of what you can do with spiritual gifts. Step number one is to learn your gifts. Do you know the gifts that God has given you? Do you know what comes easy to

How Should Christians Respond to #MeToo?

How Should Christians Respond to #MeToo?

As a Christian church, how do we respond to the #MeToo movement? I’m a guy who lives with three females and I cannot imagine how my heart would be broken if anyone hurt any three of them. And if God has a fatherly heart that’s way more compassionate than mine, when any of his daughters

Divorce and God

Divorce and God

What does God say about divorce? A friend of mine recently preached a sermon on divorce that lasted 49 minutes. Afterwards, I tried to learn from his experience. I asked him, “If you could do it again, what would you do differently?” And he said just two words: “Preach longer.” Now, I get that. The

Is There Grace for Divorcees?

Is There Grace for Divorcees?

What does Jesus think about divorced people? You don’t have to guess the answer to that question because the Bible gives it. Maybe you’ve heard the story of when Jesus met with the woman at the well. Who wasn’t just in a bad marriage and she wasn’t just divorced, she had been divorced so many

Why Does God Hate Divorce?

Why Does God Hate Divorce?

Why does God hate divorce? The Bible says that, that God hates divorce. He, doesn’t hate divorced people. He doesn’t hate it when a person files for divorce if they have a good biblical reason. But he hates it when divorce happens. The book of Malachi gives us the answer to that question. In Malachi

Tipsy Christians

Tipsy Christians

I recently saw a sign in a grocery store that said “Wisconsin’s 5 Food Groups: Pilsner. Porter. IPA. Stout. And lager.” Welcome to Wisconsin, the home of churches and beer. Recently, Wisconsin cities dominated the Top 10 list of drunkest cities in America. And do you know what we citizens of Wisconsin did? We raised

God’s To-Do List for Depression

God’s To-Do List for Depression

[PASTOR MARK JESKE] Have you ever struggled with feelings of depression or do you know somebody who has? Pastor Mike Novotny has some encouragement for you from God’s wonderful word for you today. [MUSIC] [PASTOR MICHAEL NOVOTNY] Dan’s friends had never seen him depressed. But the day he lost his job, he seemed to lose

Is It Okay to Be Spiritual but Not Religious?

Is It Okay to Be Spiritual but Not Religious?

what does Jesus think about people who are spiritual but not religious people who pray but they don't have a personal pastor we have like a personal relationship with God but they don't have an official membership with a church I bet you know a lot of people like that maybe your son or your