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Noah (2014) Directed by: Darren Aronofsky - Movie Review

Noah (2014) Directed by: Darren Aronofsky - Movie Review

Noah (2014) Directed by: Darren Aronofsky Writer: Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel (screenplay) Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone Run Time:  138 Min Rated PG (Canada) Rated PG-13 (MPAA)for violence, disturbing images and brief suggestive content....


Weekly Bulletin April 6th

Weekly Bulletin April 6th

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 bulletin Click...


Jesus, Death & Trust - Psalm 31 Sermon From April 2014 Prayer Service

Jesus, Death & Trust - Psalm 31 Sermon From April 2014 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Psalm 31 / April 2nd 2014    In you, O LORD, do I take refuge;                    let me never be put to shame;                    in your righteousness deliver me!           Incline your ear to me;                    rescue...


Presidential letter from on behalf of Concordia Lutheran Mission Society

Presidential letter from on behalf of Concordia Lutheran Mission Society

Posted in 2014

Presidential letter from on behalf of Concordia Lutheran Mission Society dated March 15, 2014 Click Here to...


Sin, Blindness & Jesus / Sermon / Lent 4 March 30, 2014 / John 9 / Pastor Ted Giese

Sin, Blindness & Jesus / Sermon / Lent 4 March 30, 2014 / John 9 / Pastor Ted Giese

Posted in 2014 / Lent / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Genesis / ^John

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / John 9 / March 30th 2014 Lent 4 / Sin, Blindness & Jesus   As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth. And His disciples asked Him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  Mar 30 - Jesus Heals a Blind Man

Sunday School Parent Connection: Mar 30 - Jesus Heals a Blind Man

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!       JESUS HEALS A BLIND MAN   Today in Sunday School the children learned about Jesus healing a blind man (John 9).  Jesus...


Weekly Bulletin March 30th

Weekly Bulletin March 30th

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 bulletin Click...


300: Rise of an Empire(2014) Directed by: Noam Murro - Movie Review

300: Rise of an Empire(2014) Directed by: Noam Murro - 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. Last part of the radio interview covers 300: Rise of an Empire the first part covers Divergent 300: Rise of an Empire(2014) Directed by:...


Sermon/ Lenten Preaching Exchange/ O Dearest Jesus, What Law Hast Thou Broken/ Vicar James Preus

Sermon/ Lenten Preaching Exchange/ O Dearest Jesus, What Law Hast Thou Broken/ Vicar James Preus

“For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit”   Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior!    O dearest Jesus, what law hast Thou broken That...


Divergent (2014) Directed by: Neil Burger - Movie Review

Divergent (2014) Directed by: Neil Burger - 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. First Part of the Radio Interview covers Divergent the last part covers 300: Rise of an Empire Divergent (2014) Directed by: Neil Burger...


Sermon March 23, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / John 4:3-7 / The Woman at the Well/

Sermon March 23, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / John 4:3-7 / The Woman at the Well/

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Lent / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^John

3 (Jesus) left Judea and went back once more to Galilee. 4 Now he had to go through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar… 6 Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon. 7 When a Samaritan woman came to...


Sunday School Parent Connection: Mar 23 - The Woman at the Well

Sunday School Parent Connection: Mar 23 - The Woman at the Well

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!     THE WOMAN AT THE WELL   This Sunday's lesson was the account of Jesus and the Samaritan Woman (John 4:1– 42).  Sin causes us...


Weekly Bulletin March 23rd

Weekly Bulletin March 23rd

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 bulletin Click...


March Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: I Am Legend

March Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: I Am Legend

Posted in 2014 / Bible Study / Pastor Ted Giese / Youth/Young Adults

Sunday March 23rd 6:45pm  What Is: Pop Culture And The Bible, Bible Study? It's an opportunity for Youth/Young Adults to practice putting their faith to work while looking at pop culture. We generally watch movies and then explore how Scripture intersects with what we've watched. This way...


Lenten Midweek Sermon / Pastor Terry / My Song is Love Unknown

Lenten Midweek Sermon / Pastor Terry / My Song is Love Unknown

  Lent, the season of penance and prayer is upon us. My message tonight is based on a famous Lenten hymn titled My Song Is Love Unknown. It has been called one of the most sublime of all Lenten hymns. It’s based on Galatians chapter 6, verse 14 —  where the Apostle Paul says:   “But God...


Sermon March 16, 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Mount Olive Lutheran/ John 3:1-17/ God Loves The World To Death

Sermon March 16, 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Mount Olive Lutheran/ John 3:1-17/ God Loves The World To Death

3 Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 2 This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.” 3 Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to...


Sunday School Parent Connection: Sun. Mar 16 - Jesus Teaches Nicodemus

Sunday School Parent Connection: Sun. Mar 16 - Jesus Teaches Nicodemus

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!    JESUS TEACHES NICODEMUS   Today in Sunday School, we learned about Jesus teaching the Pharisee Nicodemus under the cover of...


"Life in the midst of war and uncertainty - through it all trust in Jesus" Diana & Tommy Zlahn

"Life in the midst of war and uncertainty - through it all trust in Jesus" Diana & Tommy Zlahn

Posted in Articles / ^Isaiah / My Church Home

Listen here to a recording of Diana and Tommy Zlahn tell their story in person at Mount Olive:     “Life in the midst of war and uncertainty…through it all…trust in Jesus”   But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and...


Weekly Bulletin March 16th

Weekly Bulletin March 16th

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 bulletin Click...


 Son of God (2014) Directed By: Christopher Spencer - Movie Review

Son of God (2014) Directed By: Christopher Spencer - 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.   Son of God (2014) Directed by: Christopher Spencer Writer: Richard Bedser, Christopher Spencer, Colin Swash, Nic Young   Stars: Diogo...