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Fighting the "Noon-Day-Devil" Acedia / Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season of Lent / Sunday March 4th 2018 - / John 2:13-22

Fighting the "Noon-Day-Devil" Acedia / Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season of Lent / Sunday March 4th 2018 - / John 2:13-22

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 4th 2018: Lent / John 2:13–22 "fighting the noon-day-devil" The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. In the temple he found those who were selling oxen and sheep and pigeons, and the money-changers...


Weekly Bulletin March 4th

Weekly Bulletin March 4th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2018

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 bulletin...


"Hail, King of the Jews!" truth wrapped in mockery / Sermon / Pr. Daryl Solie / Season Of Lent / Wednesday February 28th 2018 - / John 19:2-16

"Hail, King of the Jews!" truth wrapped in mockery / Sermon / Pr. Daryl Solie / Season Of Lent / Wednesday February 28th 2018 - / John 19:2-16

Posted in Lent / Audio Sermons / Sermons / ^John / Guest Preacher / 2018

Each evening in this year’s Lutheran Church Canada WASCANA Circuit Lenten exchange of midweek Services will be focused on people like the High Priest Caiaphas. From unfriendly crowds seeking Jesus’ death, to the Sanhedrin, to Pilate’s Soldiers, to men like Judas Iscariot, the Centurion at...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Lent / Sunday February 25th 2018 - / Romans 5:1-11 / "God proves His love"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Lent / Sunday February 25th 2018 - / Romans 5:1-11 / "God proves His love"

Text: Romans 5:1-11Theme: “God proves His love” ­­­­­­­­______________________                              _______________________ Intr –  Some time ago,  I watched a TV documentary about the life of Peter Norman. I learned then that he was part of an historic moment at the 1968 Summer...


Funeral Sermon, Victoria Goebel / Monday February 26th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Victoria Goebel / Monday February 26th 2018

Funeral Sermon For Victoria Goebel - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Monday February 26th 2018: Lent / John 14:1-7 "Pots and Pans in Heaven’s Kitchens" Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father's house are many rooms. If it were not...


Weekly Bulletin February 25th

Weekly Bulletin February 25th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2018

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 bulletin...


"I have sinned by betraying innocent blood" attempted refund & subsequent remorse / Sermon / Pr. Jim Chimirri-Russell / Season Of Lent / Wednesday February 21st 2018 - / Matthew 27:3-10

"I have sinned by betraying innocent blood" attempted refund & subsequent remorse / Sermon / Pr. Jim Chimirri-Russell / Season Of Lent / Wednesday February 21st 2018 - / Matthew 27:3-10

Posted in Lent / Audio Sermons / Sermons / ^Matthew / Guest Preacher / 2018

Each evening in this year’s Lutheran Church Canada WASCANA Circuit Lenten exchange of midweek Services will be focused on people like the High Priest Caiaphas. From unfriendly crowds seeking Jesus’ death, to the Sanhedrin, to Pilate’s Soldiers, to men like Judas Iscariot, the Centurion at...


Black Panther (2018) Ryan Coogler - Movie Review

Black Panther (2018) Ryan Coogler - Movie Review

Black Panther (2018) Directed by: Ryan CooglerWriters: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole, (screenplay by) Stan Lee, Jack Kirby (based on the comics by) Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela...


The Heart of Temptation / Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Season of Lent / Sunday February 18th 2018 - / James 1:12-18

The Heart of Temptation / Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Season of Lent / Sunday February 18th 2018 - / James 1:12-18

Posted in Lent / 2018 / ^James / Audio Sermons / Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Temptation

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday February 18th 2018: Lent / James 1:12-18 "The Heart of Temptation" Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. Let...


Funeral Sermon, Elsie Wilhelmine Miller / Saturday February 10th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Elsie Wilhelmine Miller / Saturday February 10th 2018

Text: John 14.1-7Theme: In the better Place___________________________Intr – Arthur and I had a good conversation earlier this week about his mother’s life. She had a long, blessed life, under the Grace of God, since she was a baptized Christian who confessed her faith all along the way. It...


What Jesus Did - What Caiaphas Said / Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Season of Lent / Ash Wednesday February 14th 2018 - / John 11:45-53

What Jesus Did - What Caiaphas Said / Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Season of Lent / Ash Wednesday February 14th 2018 - / John 11:45-53

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Ash Wednesday February 14th 2018: Lent / John 11:45–53 "What Jesus Did - What Caiaphas Said" Many of the Jews therefore, who had come with Mary and had seen what He did, believed in Him, but some of them went to the Pharisees and told them...


Weekly Bulletin February 18th

Weekly Bulletin February 18th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2018

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 bulletin...


An Oasis of Peace for neighbours in need - Peace Oasis in Za'atari Refugee Camp Jordan

An Oasis of Peace for neighbours in need - Peace Oasis in Za'atari Refugee Camp Jordan

An Oasis of Peace for neighbours in need In the Western world we imbue the word oasis with a kind of romanticism, however in the Middle East an oasis is more pragmatic. In a parched desert landscape it saves lives and provides valuable food, shelter, and replenishment. For Syrian refugees...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday February 11th 2018 - / Mark 9:2-9 / "Christ's act - Him be hearing"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday February 11th 2018 - / Mark 9:2-9 / "Christ's act - Him be hearing"

Text: Mark 9:2-9Theme: Christ’s act - Him be hearing___________________________Intr – During Superbowl LVII this year, as it is common for all Superbowl Sundays, the next big thing after the result of the game is talking about the ads that seem to endlessly run in the commercial breaks. (It...


Book Of The Month For February 2018:  The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World

Book Of The Month For February 2018: The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World

Posted in Book of the Month / Persecution / Apologetics

Book Of The Month For February 2018: The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World  Essays, Articles, and Sermons by Various Confessional Lutheran Pastors  2018 / Paperback / 258 Pages The Church is no longer the darling of the culture. Those who have the courage to confess the...


Weekly Bulletin February 11th

Weekly Bulletin February 11th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2018

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 bulletin...


Are you satisfied with what you have? - Psalm 73 Sermon February Prayer Service

Are you satisfied with what you have? - Psalm 73 Sermon February Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday February 7th 2018: Epiphany / Psalm 73 "Are you satisfied with what you have?"           Truly God is good to Israel,                    to those who are pure in heart.           But as for me, my feet had...


 Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday February 4th 2018 - / 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 / "For the sake of the Gospel"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday February 4th 2018 - / 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 / "For the sake of the Gospel"

 Text: 1 Corinthians 9:16-23Theme: “For the sake of the Gospel”___________________________Intr – Why do you go to the football stadium? Why do you go to the hockey arena? Why do you sit down for hours at a baseball game? There may be lots of reasons for that. Fun, friendship, a couple of...


Weekly Bulletin February 4th

Weekly Bulletin February 4th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2018

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 bulletin...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday January 28th 2018 - / Mark 1:21-28 / "Only God's Words (Authority)"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday January 28th 2018 - / Mark 1:21-28 / "Only God's Words (Authority)"

    Text: Mark 1:21-28Theme: Only God’s Word (Authority)___________________________Intr - When we go online and log in to social networking websites, like Facebook or Instagram for example, one of the main things we get are tons of cards and banners bringing us virtual wit and wisdom for...