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10 movies that ... deal with Blasphemy - 2nd Commandment

10 movies that ... deal with Blasphemy - 2nd Commandment

Reformation Rush Hour So you like movies? Here's a list of 10 movies that deal with the right and wrong use of God's Name. 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...


Recap & Review - Episode 8 / A.D. The Bible Continues

Recap & Review - Episode 8 / A.D. The Bible Continues

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. Listen to this recap and review of Episode 8 "The Road to Damascus" of A.D. The Bible Continues and watch for...


Sermon \ Pentecost & Confirmation Sunday \ May 24th, 2015 \ Pastor Terry Defoe \ Acts 2

Sermon \ Pentecost & Confirmation Sunday \ May 24th, 2015 \ Pastor Terry Defoe \ Acts 2

On this combined Pentecost and Confirmation Sunday 2015, our sermon text is found in the second chapter of Acts, verses 1‑4: When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole...


Weekly Bulletin May 24th

Weekly Bulletin May 24th

Posted in 2015 / 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...


Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) by George Miller - Movie Review

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) by George Miller - Movie Review

Mad Max Fury Road (2015) Directed by: George Miller Written by: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy, Nick Lathouris Stars: Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Zoe Kravitz, Abbey Lee Run Time: 120min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for intense sequences of violence...


Recap & Review - Episode 7 / A.D. The Bible Continues

Recap & Review - Episode 7 / A.D. The Bible Continues

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. Listen to this recap and review of Episode 7 "The Visit" of A.D. The Bible Continues and watch for...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / May 17th / Acts 1:12-26 / Wait for the LORD

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / May 17th / Acts 1:12-26 / Wait for the LORD

Posted in 2015 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Acts

Wait for the LORD - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Acts 1:12-26 Easter 7 / Sunday May 17th 2015 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey away. And when they had entered, they went up to the upper...


Weekly Bulletin May 17th

Weekly Bulletin May 17th

Posted in 2015 / 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...


Recap & Review - Episode 5 & 6 / A.D. The Bible Continues

Recap & Review - Episode 5 & 6 / A.D. The Bible Continues

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. Listen to this recap and review of Episode 5 "The First Martyr" and 6 "The Persecution" of A.D. The Bible...


Sermon \ Pastor Terry Defoe \ May 10th, 2015 \ I John 5 \ The Way of Love

Sermon \ Pastor Terry Defoe \ May 10th, 2015 \ I John 5 \ The Way of Love

Posted in 2015 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^1 John

4 ...everyone born of God OVERCOMES the world. This is the victory that overcomes the world – our faith! 5 Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God. (N.I.V.) The Apostle John wrote the letter we call "First John" when he was well on in...


Weekly Bulletin May 10th

Weekly Bulletin May 10th

Posted in 2015 / 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 May 2015:  LadyLike:  Living Biblically

Book Of The Month For May 2015: LadyLike: Living Biblically

Posted in 2015 / Apologetics / Book of the Month / Mother's Day

LadyLike: Living Biblically by Rebekah Curtis and Rose Adle 2015 / Paperback / 224 Pages Overview In a society where conversations about gender have too often become stale and predictable, LadyLike: Living Biblically reimagines what it means to be a Christian woman in our feminized...


Funeral Sermon \ Pastor Terry Defoe \ Diane Lane \ May 4th, 2015 \ Psalm 116

Funeral Sermon \ Pastor Terry Defoe \ Diane Lane \ May 4th, 2015 \ Psalm 116

My message this afternoon is based on these words from the 116th Psalm: I love the Lord, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.   The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came upon me. I was...


Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) by Joss Whedon - Movie Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) by Joss Whedon - Movie Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Directed by: Joss Whedon Written by: Joss Whedon (screenplay), Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (comic book) Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evens, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Bettany, James Spader, Aaron Taylor-Johnson,...


Sermon \ Pastor Ted Giese \ May 3rd 2015 \ John 15:1-8 \ I Am The True Vine

Sermon \ Pastor Ted Giese \ May 3rd 2015 \ John 15:1-8 \ I Am The True Vine

Sermon / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / John 15:1-8 / I Am The True Vine “I am the true vine, and My Father is the Vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit....


Weekly Bulletin May 3rd

Weekly Bulletin May 3rd

Posted in 2015 / 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...


Recap & Review - Episode 4 / A.D. The Bible Continues

Recap & Review - Episode 4 / A.D. The Bible Continues

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. Listen to this recap and review of Episode 4 "The Wrath" of A.D. The Bible Continues and watch for...


Thy Strong Word - Radio Bible Study - Genesis 25

Thy Strong Word - Radio Bible Study - Genesis 25

Thy Strong Word - Radio Podcast Looking for a good Bible Study? This weekday podcasted radio show  will be just what you're looking for. Read along with Pastor Will Weedon and travel through the Bible. This episode Pastor Ted Giese is Weedon's guest as they look at Genesis chapter 25. Click...


Sermon \ April 26, 2015 \ Pastor Terry Defoe \ Psalm 23 \ The Lord is My Shepherd

Sermon \ April 26, 2015 \ Pastor Terry Defoe \ Psalm 23 \ The Lord is My Shepherd

1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. (N.I.V.)  The 23rd Psalm is one of the best-known and best-loved parts of the entire Bible....


Weekly Bulletin April 26th

Weekly Bulletin April 26th

Posted in 2015 / 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...