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10 Movies That ... Deal With the Devil

10 Movies That ... Deal With the Devil

Reformation Rush Hour  So you like movies? Here's a list of 10 movies that deal with the Devil. Listen to Pastors Ted Giese and Craig Donofrio talk about their picks on the Reformation Rush Hour program on KFUOam radio. 2 Top 5 movie lists go head to head!    Watch the film trailers for the...


The Good Shepherd - John 10:1-10 Sermon / Sunday May 11th 2014 / Season of Easter

The Good Shepherd - John 10:1-10 Sermon / Sunday May 11th 2014 / Season of Easter

  The Good Shepherd - John 10:1-10 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Season of Easter / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 11th 2014             “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. But he...


Book Of The Month For May 2014: I Am Not Afraid

Book Of The Month For May 2014: I Am Not Afraid

Book Of The Month For May 2014: I Am Not Afraid  "I Am Not Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare" by Bennett, Robert H.  2013 / Paperback / 240 Pages   Overview While Africa and Madagascar seem like strange and faraway places, the world in which we now live has become much...


Weekly Bulletin May 11th

Weekly Bulletin May 11th

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...


Debt Forgiveness  -  Psalm 32 Sermon From May 2014 Prayer Service

Debt Forgiveness - Psalm 32 Sermon From May 2014 Prayer Service

  Debt Forgiveness  -  Psalm 32 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Easter Wednesday May 7th 2014           Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven,                    whose sin is covered.           Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts...


Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) Directed by: Marc Web - Movie Review

Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) Directed by: Marc Web - Movie Review

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) Directed by: Marc Web Writer: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci (screenplay), Stan Lee, Steve Ditko (Comic Book) Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field  Run Time:  142 Min Rated PG (Canada) Rated PG-13 (MPAA) for sequences of...


Faith Journeys / Daryl

Faith Journeys / Daryl

Posted in 2014 / Stewardship

I was asked to speak to you on this second Free and Joyous Response Sunday. The topic is blessings and stewardship of these blessings. I will speak to my stewardship of time and blessings related to volunteering. As a background, I have had faith in Jesus as my Savior as far back as I can...


Faith Journeys / Emil

Faith Journeys / Emil

Posted in 2014 / Special Service / Stewardship

Good morning! I am a little out of my comfort zone up here this morning.  Pastor Terry asked me a few weeks ago if I would do a short talk about my life as a Christian.     My life as a Christian started very early as my mother and father were visiting with relatives in North Dakota when...


Sermon / May 4th, 2014 / Luke 24 / The Road to Emmaus / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / May 4th, 2014 / Luke 24 / The Road to Emmaus / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Easter / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

    13 Now that same day, two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with...


Weekly Bulletin May 4th

Weekly Bulletin May 4th

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...


Weekly Bulletin April 27th

Weekly Bulletin April 27th

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...


Heaven Is For Real (2014) Directed by: Randall Wallace - Movie Review

Heaven Is For Real (2014) Directed by: Randall Wallace - Movie Review

Click the banner below to listen to interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org.     Heaven Is For Real (2014) Directed by: Randall Wallace Writer: Randall Wallace, Chris Parker (screenplay), Todd Burpo,...


Maundy Thursday Sermon 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is Our Passover Lamb!

Maundy Thursday Sermon 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is Our Passover Lamb!

17 Now on the first day of Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Where will you have us prepare for you to eat the Passover?” 18 He said, “Go into the city to a certain man and say to him, ‘The Teacher says, My time is at hand. I will keep the Passover at your house with...


The Agony in the Garden

The Agony in the Garden

Recently I had the privilege to take part in Canadian Lutheran World Relief's (CLWR) 2014 Global Encounter, held in Israel and Palestine. In addition to visiting places like the Augusta Victoria Hospital and various Lutheran schools which are supported in part through funding from CLWR, I also...


Easter Sunday Sermon / Pastor Terry Defoe / Darkness Dispelled! / Matthew 28:5-7

Easter Sunday Sermon / Pastor Terry Defoe / Darkness Dispelled! / Matthew 28:5-7

5 The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. 7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you...


Weekly Bulletin April 20th

Weekly Bulletin April 20th

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...


Book Of The Month For April 2014: Making the Case for Christianity

Book Of The Month For April 2014: Making the Case for Christianity

Posted in 2014 / Apologetics / Book of the Month / issuesetc.org

Book Of The Month For April 2014: Making the Case for Christianity "Making the Case for Christianity: Responding to Modern Objections" by Maas, Korey; Francisco, Adam; Editors   Overview   Accessible to readers of all levels, Making the Case for Christianity introduces specific...


Slow Patient Promise Fulfilled / Sermon / Palm Sunday April 13th, 2014  / John 12 / Pastor Ted A. Giese

Slow Patient Promise Fulfilled / Sermon / Palm Sunday April 13th, 2014 / John 12 / Pastor Ted A. Giese

Slow Patient Promise Fulfilled / Palm Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / April 13th 2014 / John 12:12-19             The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to...


Weekly Bulletin April 13th

Weekly Bulletin April 13th

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 April 6/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is the Resurrection and the Life/ John 11

Sermon April 6/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is the Resurrection and the Life/ John 11

17 Now when Jesus came, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. 18 Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off, 19 and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them concerning their brother. 20 So when Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went and...