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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...


Weekly Bulletin January 28th

Weekly Bulletin January 28th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / Epiphany / 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 21st  2018 - / Mark 1:14-20 / "About fishing people"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday January 21st 2018 - / Mark 1:14-20 / "About fishing people"

    Text: Mark 1:14-20Theme: About fishing people___________________________Intr –  Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: fishing is a once in a lifetime thing for me, since I went fishing just once so far. That makes me no pro at the art of getting the fish out of the water straight to...


Book Of The Month For January 2018:  Thank, Praise, Serve, and Obey: Recover the Joys of Piety

Book Of The Month For January 2018: Thank, Praise, Serve, and Obey: Recover the Joys of Piety

Posted in Book of the Month / Prayer / Apologetics / righteousness / 2018

Book Of The Month For January 2018:  Thank, Praise, Serve and Obey: Recover the Joys of Piety by William Weedon 2017 / Paperback / 180 pages Piety has fallen on hard times. Some associate it with its evil twin, pietism, and reject piety based on the incorrect assumption that the two are one...


Weekly Bulletin January 21st

Weekly Bulletin January 21st

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / Epiphany / 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. Ted A. Giese / Season of Epiphany / Sunday January 14th 2018 - / John 1:43:51 / "From Under the Fig Tree to Under The Outstretched Arms of Christ Jesus."

Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Season of Epiphany / Sunday January 14th 2018 - / John 1:43:51 / "From Under the Fig Tree to Under The Outstretched Arms of Christ Jesus."

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Epiphany / Sermons / ^John / 2018

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 14th 2018: Season of Epiphany / John 1:43-51 "From Under the Fig Tree to Under The Outstretched Arms of Christ Jesus." The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow Me.” Now Philip was...


Weekly Bulletin January 14th

Weekly Bulletin January 14th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / Epiphany / 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. Ted A. Giese / Baptism of Our Lord - Season of Epiphany / Sunday January 7th 2018 - / Mark 1: 4 - 11 / "From the River to you."

Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Baptism of Our Lord - Season of Epiphany / Sunday January 7th 2018 - / Mark 1: 4 - 11 / "From the River to you."

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 7th 2018: Baptism of Our Lord - Season of Epiphany / Mark 1:4–11 "From the River to you" John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of...


Sermon / Pr. Dave Haberstock / Epiphany Day / Saturday January 6th 2018 - / Matthew 2:1-12 / WASCANA Circuit Epiphany Service.

Sermon / Pr. Dave Haberstock / Epiphany Day / Saturday January 6th 2018 - / Matthew 2:1-12 / WASCANA Circuit Epiphany Service.

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

To cap off the Season of Christmas and kick off the Season of Epiphany our 2018 WASCANA Circuit Epiphany Service was hosted at Mount Olive Lutheran Church. Listen here to audio of the Gospel Reading for that evening and the Sermon preached by Pr. David Haberstock from Grace Lutheran Church...


Funeral Sermon, Douglas Binnie / Friday January 5th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Douglas Binnie / Friday January 5th 2018

Funeral Sermon for Douglas Binnie / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday January 5th 2018: Season of Christmas / Psalm 23 "Baptized into The Good Shepherd." The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters....


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...