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Darkest Hour (2017) Joe Wright & The Greatest Showman (2017) Michael Gracey - Movie Review

Darkest Hour (2017) Joe Wright & The Greatest Showman (2017) Michael Gracey - Movie Review

Listen here for audio of radio interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org where Christianity meets culture. Darkest Hour (2017) Directed by: Joe Wright,Writers: Anthony McCarten Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott...


Weekly Bulletin January 7th

Weekly Bulletin January 7th

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 / Wednesday Prayer Service / Wednesday January 3rd 2018 / Psalm 72 / The Great King

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Wednesday Prayer Service / Wednesday January 3rd 2018 / Psalm 72 / The Great King

Text: Psalm 72Theme: The Great King___________________________Intr –  Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: have you ever heard about some of the so called “Great” guys in history? People who have the adjective “Great” attached to their names, like for example Alexander, the Great from...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / New Year's Eve / Sunday December 31st 2017 - / Galatias 4:4-7 / "Who to walk with"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / New Year's Eve / Sunday December 31st 2017 - / Galatias 4:4-7 / "Who to walk with"

Text: Galatians 4:4-7Theme: Who to walk with ___________________________ Intr – At some point in their life, children learn how to walk. That usually happens around 10-12 months, give or take a little. At first they crawl; then they kind of get up on their feet yet a little bit unsteady,...


Funeral Sermon, Arnold Wagner / Friday December 29th 2017

Funeral Sermon, Arnold Wagner / Friday December 29th 2017

Text: John 14 :1-7 Theme: A special place___________________________Intr - Dear Members of the Wagner family, relatives and friends: Earlier this year I had the opportunity to visit with Dorothy and Arnold at their home. It was a moment to have a cup of coffee and get to know them a...


Weekly Bulletin December 31st

Weekly Bulletin December 31st

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2017

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 A. Albrecht / Christmas Eve / Sunday December 24th 2017  / "The One-Way trip"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Christmas Eve / Sunday December 24th 2017 / "The One-Way trip"

Posted in Audio Sermons / Christmas / Sermons / Christmas Eve

  Christmas EveTheme: The One-Way trip        ___________________________Intr –   Launched in 2013, it attracted more than 100,000 people eager to enroll and participate in it. It was billed as an adventurous, game changing, innovative project. They call it Mars One. What is it all about?...


Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Christmas Day / Monday December 25th 2017 - / Luke 2: 15-19 / "How is Your Heart this Christmas?"

Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Christmas Day / Monday December 25th 2017 - / Luke 2: 15-19 / "How is Your Heart this Christmas?"

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Christmas / Sermons / ^Luke / 2017

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Monday December 25th Christmas Day 2017: Season of Christmas / Luke 2: 15-19 “How is Your Heart this Christmas?” “When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Christmas Eve / SundayDecember 24th 2017 -  Luke 2 / "The one-way trip"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Christmas Eve / SundayDecember 24th 2017 - Luke 2 / "The one-way trip"

  Text: Luke 2 – Christmas EveTheme: The One-Way trip ___________________________Intr – Launched in 2013, it attracted more than 100,000 people eager to enroll and participate in it. It was billed as an adventurous, game changing, innovative project. They call it Mars One. What is it all...


Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Forth Sunday in Advent / Sunday December 24th 2017 - / Luke 1: 26 - 38 / "Christmas Fears? - Fear Not"

Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Forth Sunday in Advent / Sunday December 24th 2017 - / Luke 1: 26 - 38 / "Christmas Fears? - Fear Not"

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Advent / Sermons / ^Luke / 2017

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2017: Advent / Luke 1: 26 - 38 "Christmas Fears? - Fear Not" In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house...


Weekly Bulletin December 24th

Weekly Bulletin December 24th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / Christmas / 2017

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...


Star War: The Last Jedi (2017) Rian Johnson - Movie Review

Star War: The Last Jedi (2017) Rian Johnson - Movie Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Directed by: Rian Johnson, Writers:  Rian Johnson (story and screenplay by), George Lucas (based on characters created by) Stars: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson,...


Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Third Sunday in Advent / Sunday December 17th 2017 - / John 1:6-8, 19-28 / "Who are you?"

Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Third Sunday in Advent / Sunday December 17th 2017 - / John 1:6-8, 19-28 / "Who are you?"

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Advent / Sermons / ^John / 2017

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 17th 2017: 3rd Sunday in Advent / John 1:6-8, 19-28 “Who Are You?”   There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. He was not...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Second Sunday in Advent / December 10th 2017 - / Mark 1:1-8 / To be prepared

Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Second Sunday in Advent / December 10th 2017 - / Mark 1:1-8 / To be prepared

Listen to the Audio Sermon    Text: Mark 1:1-8 – 2nd Sunday in AdventTheme: To be Prepared  ___________________________ Intr –  To be alert, in many situations in our daily life, is something quite important. But to be prepared is even more.           Wait… is there a difference between to...


Weekly Bulletin December 17th

Weekly Bulletin December 17th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2017

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...


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Justice League (2017) Zack Snyder & Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Kenneth Branagh - Movie Review

Justice League (2017) Zack Snyder & Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Kenneth Branagh - Movie Review

Posted in 2017 / Pastor Ted Giese / Movie Review / Radio Interview

Justice League (2017) Directed by: Zack SnyderWriters: Chris Terrio, Joss Whedon (screenplay by), Chris Terrio, Zack Snyder (story by) Gardner Fox (Justice League of America created by), Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, J.K. Simmons, Amy...


Weekly Bulletin December 10th

Weekly Bulletin December 10th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2017

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...


Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part Two: The Essential Lutheran Libraries for The Family, Teens, and The Standard Package

Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part Two: The Essential Lutheran Libraries for The Family, Teens, and The Standard Package

Raising Children to Keep Them In The Family of Faith God comes to us through His Word and Sacraments during worship at church, and then the family’s devotional life at home keeps its members connected to those gifts all week long. This routine creates a lifelong rhythm that helps keep kids in...


Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part One:  The Baby King - Arch Books and the Essential Lutheran Libraries for Little Ones and Kids

Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part One: The Baby King - Arch Books and the Essential Lutheran Libraries for Little Ones and Kids

The Baby King - Arch Books By Greg Hyatt 2017 / Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages Overview: Oftentimes, we don’t think about how difficult it was for Mary and Joseph to make the long trek to Bethlehem. But every part of their journey fulfilled the prophecy for a Savior—Jesus, who would...