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“There is no God (besides Me)" / Isaiah 45; Psalm 96; 1Thessalonians 1; Matthew 22 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 18th 2020 / Season of Pentecost

“There is no God (besides Me)" / Isaiah 45; Psalm 96; 1Thessalonians 1; Matthew 22 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 18th 2020 / Season of Pentecost

Text: Isaiah 45; Psalm 96; 1Thessalonians 1; Matthew 22Theme: There is no God (beside me)___________________________ Intr – I want to share with you an episode that happened with me. The other day I was driving my car on Scarth Street and being it around 5:00PM, the sun was straight into my eyes....


“Time to Thank” / Luke 17:11-19 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 11th 2020 / Thanksgiving Weekend / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“Time to Thank” / Luke 17:11-19 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 11th 2020 / Thanksgiving Weekend / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Luke 17:11-19Theme: “Time to Thank”___________________________ Intr – Dear friends, I came up to the pulpit today to let you know that I’ve had a completely jam-packed, full to the brim, busier-than-busy week, so unfortunately I didn’t have time to prepare a sermon for this weekend....


"The Mind of Christ (Mind Full n’ Blessed)"/ Philippians 2.1-18; Matthew 21:21-33; Psalm 25; Ezekiel 18:1-4 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday September 27th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"The Mind of Christ (Mind Full n’ Blessed)"/ Philippians 2.1-18; Matthew 21:21-33; Psalm 25; Ezekiel 18:1-4 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday September 27th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Philippians 2.1-18; Matthew 21:21-33; Psalm 25; Ezekiel 18:1-4Theme: The Mind of Christ (Mind Full n’ Blessed)___________________________Intr – The late famous scientist Stephen Hawking released in 2010 his book called “The Grand Design”. In this writing he declared God not necessary in the...


(Un) Forgiveness/ Matthew 18:21-35 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 13th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

(Un) Forgiveness/ Matthew 18:21-35 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 13th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Matthew 18.21-35Theme: (Un)Forgiveness___________________________Intr – There are diseases that sometimes are labeled as the "disease of the Century" for their high destructive power and high toll death, combined with a lack of a more effective treatment and cure for it at their time....


Yourself forgiven / Matthew 18:1-20 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 6th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Yourself forgiven / Matthew 18:1-20 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 6th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Matthew 18.1-20Theme: Yourself Forgiven___________________________Intr – Matthew chapter 18 has a strong emphasis on the forgiveness of sins. As we confess in the Apostle’s Creed, forgiveness of sins is “wrought in us through the Sacraments and Absolution and through all kinds...


Against the fear of isolation / Matthew 14:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 9th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Against the fear of isolation / Matthew 14:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 9th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

    Text: Matthew 14:22-33Theme: Against the fear of isolation___________________________Intr – When we hit Matthew 14 in the lectionary, or in our personal Bible reading, we see the episode of the storm in the sea, and usually plenty of good illustrations and applications pour into our minds...


Soteronym (hate and love in His Name) / Matthew 10:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht/ Sunday June 21st 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Soteronym (hate and love in His Name) / Matthew 10:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht/ Sunday June 21st 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

    Text: Matthew 10:5; 21-33Theme: “Soteronym (hated and saved by My Name’s sake)”___________________________Intr – Here’s a new word for you in case you haven’t come across with it yet: contronym. The definition of contronym is: “a word that is its own antonym.”[1] That is, depending of...


In The Name / Matthew 28:16-20 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday June 7th 2020 / Holy Trinity Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

In The Name / Matthew 28:16-20 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday June 7th 2020 / Holy Trinity Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Matthew 28:16-20Theme: “In The Name” ___________________________Intr –         One of the main reasons we have to believe in the Holy Trinity is because Jesus Himself speaks about it. Today’s Gospel shows Him sending us to make disciples by baptizing and teaching. And this Baptism...


Humble yourselves / 1 Peter 5:5-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 24th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Humble yourselves / 1 Peter 5:5-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 24th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: 1 Peter 5:5-11Theme: “Humble yourselves” ___________________________ Intr – The name Manfred Von Richthofen perhaps doesn’t ring a bell for most of us, but his nickname may be well known: “The Red Baron.” Red was the color of many of the planes with which Manfred Albrecht Freiherr...


the shortcuts and The Way / John 14:1-14 (1 Peter; Psalm 146; Acts 7)  / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday May 10th 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

the shortcuts and The Way / John 14:1-14 (1 Peter; Psalm 146; Acts 7) / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday May 10th 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: John 14; 2 Peter 2; Acts 7; Psalm 146Theme: “The shortcuts and The Way” ___________________________ Intr – Tell me, do you think two weeks would be enough for you to train and prepare to participate in one of the Tennis Grand Slam’s tournaments? If you are going to build a house from the...


"Foundation and Light", Sermon / Luke 24:13-35; Acts 2 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 3rd Sunday in Easter April 26th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Foundation and Light", Sermon / Luke 24:13-35; Acts 2 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 3rd Sunday in Easter April 26th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Luke 24; Acts 2Theme: “Foundation and Light”___________________________Intr – A helpful tool becomes useless, or even dangerous, if used in the wrong way. That can be true for a knife, for a baseball bat and for a flashlight. Speaking of that, I have one with me here. What’s the best way...


He saw, and believed in what he didn’t see / John 20 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday April 12th 2020 / Easter Sunday/ Mount Olive Lutheran Church

He saw, and believed in what he didn’t see / John 20 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday April 12th 2020 / Easter Sunday/ Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: John 20.1-9Theme: “He saw, and believed in what he didn’t see” ___________________________ Intr – There are situations in life where you need to see in order to believe, right? Your salary slapping into your bank account, the giveaway that was promised arriving in your...


Linda Unruh Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:35-39/ March 12th 2020 / Nothing separates us from His Love

Linda Unruh Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:35-39/ March 12th 2020 / Nothing separates us from His Love

Sermon – Thursday, March 12th, 2020Funeral Service of Linda UnruhText: Romans 8:35-39Theme: Nothing separates us from His Love___________________________Intr – When you think about Linda and her trajectory of 96 years on this side of heaven, what are the things that can never be separated...


God loved the world this way / John 3:1-17 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday March 8th 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

God loved the world this way / John 3:1-17 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday March 8th 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: John 3:11-17Theme: “God loved the world this way” ­­­­­­­­______________________                              _______________________ Intr – I’d like to invite you to think of a loved one, a person very close to your heart. Someone you think that loves you back as well. It can be...


"Das Wort vom Kreuz ”/ 1 Korinther 1,10-18 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 25. Januar. 2020 / Epiphaniaszeit

"Das Wort vom Kreuz ”/ 1 Korinther 1,10-18 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 25. Januar. 2020 / Epiphaniaszeit

Text: 1 Korinther 1,10-18Thema: "Das Wort vom Kreuz ”[1] ___________________________ Intr – Die Opposition gegen das Kreuz und das Kruzifix hat in verschiedenen Ländern der Welt zugenommen. Gerichte ordnen auf Antrag von Bürgern und antichristlichen Körperschaften die Entfernung von...


Spectre (2015) Directed by Sam Mendes - Movie Review

Spectre (2015) Directed by Sam Mendes - Movie Review

Spectre (2015) Directed by: Sam MendesWriters: John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Jez Butterworth (screenplay), Ian Fleming (characters) Stars: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Léa Seydoux, Christoph Waltz, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Jesper...


Sermon July 6, 2014/ Matthew 11:25-30/ Jesus Gives Spiritual Rest to the Spiritually Burdened/ Vicar James Preus

Sermon July 6, 2014/ Matthew 11:25-30/ Jesus Gives Spiritual Rest to the Spiritually Burdened/ Vicar James Preus

25 At that time Jesus declared, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; 26 yes, Father, for such was your gracious will.[g] 27 All things have been handed over to me by my Father,...


Elysium (2013) Directed by Neil Blomkamp  Movie Review

Elysium (2013) Directed by Neil Blomkamp Movie Review

Click the banner below to listen to the audio review on demand. Elysium (2013) Directed and Written by: Neil Blomkamp Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley Runtime: 109 min. Rated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout. Under the special effects, makeup, and...


Sermon From June 16th 2013 / Our Father Who Art in Heaven.

Sermon From June 16th 2013 / Our Father Who Art in Heaven.

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 16th 2013: Season of Pentecost. 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-14 (ESV)             When the wife of Uriah heard that Uriah her husband was dead, she lamented over her husband. And when the mourning was over, David sent and brought her...


The St. Chrysostom Lutheran Preachers' Retreat 2013

The St. Chrysostom Lutheran Preachers' Retreat 2013

Rev. Donavon Riley, Pastor of Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Webster, MN, was the featured presenter at the 2013 St. John Chrysostom Lutheran Preacher's Retreat in Lumsden Saskatchewan June 10th to 12th. Rev. Ted Giese, Associate Pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Regina was at...