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Book Of The Month For October 2014:  House of Living Stones

Book Of The Month For October 2014: House of Living Stones

Posted in 2014 / Book of the Month

House of Living Stones by Katie Schuermann 2014 / Paperback / 352 Pages Overview In the small Illinois town of Bradbury, change doesn’t come often, and it certainly doesn’t come easily. So when Pastor Fletcher hires Emily Duke as the new choir director at Zion Lutheran Church, he...


Fury (2014) Directed by David Ayer - Movie Review

Fury (2014) Directed by David Ayer - Movie Review

Fury (2014) Directed by: David Ayer Writer: David Ayer Stars: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal             Run Time: 134 min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for strong sequences of war violence, some grisly images, and language throughout. Listen here for audio...


Sermon / October 19th, 2014 / A Man of Integrity / Matthew 22 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / October 19th, 2014 / A Man of Integrity / Matthew 22 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Matthew

Matthew's Gospel, chapter 22. Verses 15 to 17: 15The Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16“Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are a man of integrity and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. 17Tell us then, what is your opinion? Is it right...


Weekly Bulletin October 19th

Weekly Bulletin October 19th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


A Wedding Invitation - Thanksgiving: 18th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Wedding Invitation - Thanksgiving: 18th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Wedding Invitation - Thanksgiving: 18th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / Pastor Ted Giese And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, and sent his servants to call those who were invited...


Weekly Bulletin October 12th

Weekly Bulletin October 12th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Annabelle (2014) Directed by John R. Leonetti - Movie Review

Annabelle (2014) Directed by John R. Leonetti - Movie Review

Annabelle (2014) Directed by: John R. Leonetti Writer: Gary Dauberman Stars: Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Tony Amendola, Alfre Woodward Run Time: 98 Min Rated: 14-A (Canada) R (MPAA) for intense sequences of disturbing violence and terror. Listen here for audio of radio interviews about...


A Vineyard Under New Management: 17th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 21:33-46 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Vineyard Under New Management: 17th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 21:33-46 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Vineyard Under New Management: 17th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 21:33-46 / Sunday October 5th 2014 / Pastor Ted Giese “Hear another parable. There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard and put a fence around it and dug a winepress in it and built a tower and leased it...


The Maze Runner (2014) Directed by Wes Ball - Movie Review

The Maze Runner (2014) Directed by Wes Ball - Movie Review

The Maze Runner (2014) Directed by: Wes Ball Writers: Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers, T.S. Nowlin (screenplay); James Dashner (book) Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Blake Cooper, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aml Ameen, Ki Hong Lee Run Time: 113 min Rated: PG (Canada)...


Weekly Bulletin October 5th

Weekly Bulletin October 5th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Fret Not - Rest In The LORD - Psalm 37 Sermon From October 2014 Prayer Service

Fret Not - Rest In The LORD - Psalm 37 Sermon From October 2014 Prayer Service

"Fret Not - Rest In The LORD" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wed Oct 1st 2014: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 37.             Fret not yourself because of evildoers;                    be not envious of wrongdoers!           For they will soon fade like...


Sermon / September 28th, 2014 / Psalm 25 / A Teachable Spirit / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / September 28th, 2014 / Psalm 25 / A Teachable Spirit / Pastor Terry Defoe

4 Show me your ways, O LORD, teach me your paths; 5 guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you – all day long. 7. Remember not the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you are good, O LORD. (N.I.V.) It’s...


Weekly Bulletin September 28th

Weekly Bulletin September 28th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Sermon / September 21, 2014 / Workers in the Vineyard / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / September 21, 2014 / Workers in the Vineyard / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2014 / Parables / Pastor Terry Defoe / Pentecost / ^Matthew

1 “… the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out – early in the morning – to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day, and sent them into his vineyard. New International Version (NIV)   Someone once said that a parable is an earthly story with...


Weekly Bulletin September 21st

Weekly Bulletin September 21st

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Boyhood (2014) Directed by Richard Linklater - Movie Review

Boyhood (2014) Directed by Richard Linklater - Movie Review

Boyhood (2014) Directed by: Richard Linklater Writer: Richard Linklater Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater Run Time: 165 Min Rated: PG (Canada), R (MPAA) for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use. Listen here for audio...


Funeral Sermon / Brian Knutson / September 17th, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Funeral Sermon / Brian Knutson / September 17th, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2014 / family / Funeral Sermons / Pastor Terry Defoe / ^Matthew

My message this afternoon is based on the following words from the 11th chapter of Matthew’s Gospel, verses 27 to 30. Jesus says: 28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and...


10 Movies That ... Deal With Coveting - 9th Commandment

10 Movies That ... Deal With Coveting - 9th Commandment

Reformation Rush Hour So you like movies? Here's a list of 10 movies that deal with Coveting your neighbour's house. Listen to Pastors Ted Giese and Craig Donofrio talk about their picks on the Reformation Rush Hour program on KFUOam radio. Also these 2 lists of 5 movies are not...


Book of the Month for September 2014:  Galatians - Concordia Commentary

Book of the Month for September 2014: Galatians - Concordia Commentary

Posted in 2014 / Bible Study / Book of the Month / ^Galatians

Galatians - Concordia Commentary” by A. Andrew Das 2014 / 808 pages Overview Paul's fiercely passionate letter to the Galatians offers a rare glimpse into the early history of the emerging Christ-believing movement. Paul is seething with righteous indignation over the events at Galatia even...


Sermon / September 7th, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Ezekiel 33 / The Prophetic Burden

Sermon / September 7th, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Ezekiel 33 / The Prophetic Burden

Posted in 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / ^Ezekiel

 7 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the people of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me. (N.I.V.)   In the book of Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament, King Solomon reminded his readers that          "There's nothing new under the sun."          Our...