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February Pop Culture & the Bible, Bible Study

February Pop Culture & the Bible, Bible Study

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 of thinking about media can...


Sermon from Sunday January 27th 2013

Sermon from Sunday January 27th 2013

Posted in 2013 / Epiphany / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Hidden in Plain Sight Luke 4:16-30 (16-19) Pastor Terry Defoe, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Copyright © 2013. Pastor Terry Defoe. All Rights Reserved.   Our sermon text this morning is found in Luke’s Gospel, chapter 4. I’m reading verses 16 to 19:   16 He...


Sermon from Sunday January 20th 2013

Sermon from Sunday January 20th 2013

Posted in 2013 / Epiphany / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^1 Corithians

Spiritual Gifts 1 Corinthians 12:1,4,5,7,11 Pastor Terry Defoe, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.Copyright © 2013. Pastor Terry Defoe. All Rights Reserved. Our Bible text this morning is found in Paul's first letter to the Church at Corinth, chapter 12. The...


Psalm 16 Sermon From January 2013 Prayer Service

Psalm 16 Sermon From January 2013 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / January 2nd 2013: Season of Christmas, Psalm 16 "I Shall Not be Shaken"                  Preserve me, O God, for in You I take refuge.           I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord;                    I have no good apart...


A merciful incarnation

A merciful incarnation

Posted in 2012 / Advent / Articles / Canadian Lutheran / Pastor Ted Giese

by Rev. Ted Giese   By the mystery of Your holy incarnation; by Your holy nativity; by Your baptism, fasting, and temptation, by Your agony and bloody sweat; by Your cross and passion; by Your precious death and burial; by Your glorious resurrection and ascension; and by the coming of the...


Psalm 15 Sermon From December 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 15 Sermon From December 2012 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / December 5th 2012: Season of Advent, Psalm 15 “Who shall dwell on Your holy hill?”             O LORD, who shall sojourn in Your tent?                    Who shall dwell on Your holy hill?           He who walks blamelessly and does what...


Psalm 14 Sermon From November 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 14 Sermon From November 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / November 7th 2012: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 14 "The Fall of Hammers"            The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”                    They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds,                    there is none who...


Psalm 13 Sermon From October 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 13 Sermon From October 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / October 3rd 2012: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 13 "In The Face of Death, O LORD, Light up My Eyes"               How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever?                    How long will You hide Your face from me?           How...


Psalm 12 Sermon From September 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 12 Sermon From September 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / September 5th 2012: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 12 "The Proud Versus The Pure"       Save, O LORD, for the godly one is gone;     for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man.     Everyone utters lies to his neighbor;...


Psalm 11 Sermon From August 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 11 Sermon From August 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday August 1st 2012: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 11. "The Lord is Refuge in Trouble"             In the LORD I take refuge;           how can you say to my soul,                    “Flee like a bird to your mountain,          ...


Psalm 10 Sermon From July 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 10 Sermon From July 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday July 4th 2012: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 10. “Break a Leg? Or Break the Arm?”               Why, O LORD, do You stand far away?                         Why do You hide Yourself in times of trouble?             In arrogance...


Prometheus (2012) Directed by Ridley Scott

Prometheus (2012) Directed by Ridley Scott

Posted in Movie Review / 2012 / Pastor Ted Giese / Canadian Lutheran

Prometheus (2012) Directed by Ridley ScottWritten by: Jon Spaihts and Damon LindelofStarring: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green and Michael FassbenderRuntime: 124 min Rated: 14-A in (Canada) R (MPAA) for sci-fi violence including some intense images, and brief language For blog posts and...


Psalm 9 Sermon From June 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 9 Sermon From June 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday June 6th 2012: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 9. “If God Himself Be for Me”              I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart;                         I will recount all of Your wonderful deeds.             I will...


Psalm 8 Sermon From May 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 8 Sermon From May 2012 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday May 2nd 2012: Easter week four, Psalm 8. “What is man that you are mindful of him”             O LORD, our Lord,                    how majestic is Your name in all the earth!           You have set Your glory above...


Psalm 7 Sermon From April 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 7 Sermon From April 2012 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday April 4th2012: Holy Week Psalm 7. “In You I Take Refuge”                 O LORD my God, in You do I take refuge;                         save me from all my pursuers and deliver me,             lest like a lion they tear my...


Psalm 6 Sermon From March 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 6 Sermon From March 2012 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday March 7th2012: The Season of Lent Psalm 6. “From Showbread to Supper, a Prayer Answered”             O LORD, rebuke me not in Your anger,                    nor discipline me in Your wrath.           Be gracious to me, O LORD,...


Psalm 5 Sermon From February 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 5 Sermon From February 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday  February 1st 2012: The Season of Epiphany Psalm 5. “Begin the Day with Prayer”            Give ear to my words, O LORD;                    consider my groaning.           Give attention to the sound of...


Psalm 4 Sermon From January 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 4 Sermon From January 2012 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday Jan 4th 2012: The Season of Christmas, Psalm 4. “Trust in the LORD”                      Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness!                    You have given me relief when I was in distress.                   ...


Psalm 3 Sermon from the December 2011 Prayer Service

Psalm 3 Sermon from the December 2011 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday Dec 7th 2011: The Season of Advent, Psalm 3. “Save Me. O My God.”               O LORD, how many are my foes!                         Many are rising against me;             many are saying of my soul,                        ...


Sermon All Saints Day (Observed) /

Sermon All Saints Day (Observed) /

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 6th 2011, “All Saints Day” (Observed), Revelation 7:9-17.               After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing...