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Sermon / August 17, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Matthew 15 / Great Faith

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Rev. Terry Defoe / Pentecost / Sermons / ^Matthew

  21 … Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 22 A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.” (New International Version © 2011) In our text this morning, the...


Weekly Bulletin August 17th

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...


Stephen Leaders Are...

Posted in Stephen Ministry

Stephen Leaders are... Trained leaders in our congregation who oversee and direct our Stephen Ministry. If you -- or someone you know -- could benefit from the care of a Stephen Minister... If you are interested in possibly becoming a Stephen Minister... If you have any other questions...


Sermon / August 10, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / A Contrary Wind / Matthew 14:25-27

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Rev. Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Matthew

  25 Shortly before dawn, Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. 26 When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear. 27 But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.”   Holy Bible,...


Seeking the Good of Your Littlest Neighbour (1 Corinthians 10:23-24) - Family & Movies

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. “All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up. Let no...


Weekly Bulletin August 10th

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...


Prayer for the Persecuted Church - Psalm 35 Sermon From August 2014 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Psalm 35 / Wed August 6th 2014 / Season of Pentecost A Prayer from David - a Prayer for the Persecuted Church:           Contend, O LORD, with those who contend with me;                    fight against those who fight against me!...


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 (2014) Directed by James Gunn - Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 (2014) Directed by: James Gunn Writer: James Gunn, Nicole Perlman, Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Benicio Del Toro, Lee Pace Run Time: 121 min. Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for intense...


Funeral Sermon / August 6th, 2014 / Gertie Leippi / Pastor Terry Defoe

  "Well done, good and faith­ful servant! Come and share your Master's happiness."   This message today is a great joy for me. I knew Gertie Leippi well. I'm sure that Gertie Leippi was a Christian. I'm sure that she believed in Jesus Christ as the Lord of her life – the one who forgave...


Stephen Ministry is Your Ministry

Posted in Stephen Ministry

Congregation members play an important role in Stephen Ministry. Here's what you can do: PRAY for God to bring hope and healing to hurting people through our Stephen Ministry. ACCEPT CARE from a Stephen Minister during your time of need. God doesn't expect you to bear your burdens alone....


Sermon / August 3rd, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Matthew 14:15-16 / On the Job Training

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Rev. Terry Defoe / ^Matthew

  15 As evening approached, the disciples came to him and said:   "This is a remote place, and it's already getting late. Send the crowds away, so they can go to the villages and buy themselves some food."   16 Jesus replied, "They do not need to go away. You give them something...


Funeral Sermon for Madeline Sandoff / Saturday August 2nd 2014

Funeral Sermon for Madeline Sandoff / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Luke 15 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear Him. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” So [Jesus] told them...


Weekly Bulletin August 3rd

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...


Hercules (2014) Directed by Brett Ratner - Movie Review

Hercules (2014) Directed by: Brett Ratner Writer: Ryan Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Aksel Hennie, Reece Ritchie, Ingrid Bolsø Bredal, John Hurt and Joseph Fiennes. Run Time:98 Min Rated:14A (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for epic battle...


Stephen Ministers Caring for People Through Tough Times

Posted in Stephen Ministry

We all experience challenges in life -- times when we could benefit from the support of a caring Christian friend. Stephen Ministers are ready to provide the emotional and spiritual care we need when faced with a crisis or difficulty such as - Loss of a loved one Hospitalization Divorce...


Weekly Bulletin July 27th

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...


Parable of the Hidden Treasure: Seventh Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 13: 44-52 / Pastor Ted Giese

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Matthew 13: 44-52 / Seventh Sunday After Pentecost / July 27th 2014 / Parable of the Hidden Treasure “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he...


Book Of The Month For July: Best-Loved Parables Of Jesus - Arch Books

Posted in Parables / 2014 / Book of the Month / family

Book Of The Month For July: Best-Loved Parables Of Jesus - Arch Books 2014 /  Hardback / 104 Pages Overview Teach children Jesus' parables with the Best-Loved Parables of Jesus Arch Book, a 50th anniversary edition that includes six complete Arch Book favourites:  The Wise and...


Imagine / Sermon Preached at Southey, SK July 20th, 2014 / Romans 8 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2014 / Rev. Terry Defoe / Pentecost / ^Romans

Our sermon text this morning is found in the book of Romans, chapter 8. I'm reading verse 18. The Apostle Paul says:   18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. (N.I.V.)   Human beings have the ability to put up with...


Sermon for Sixth Sunday after Pentecost/ Matthew 13:24-30. 36-43/ Vicar James Preus/ Mount Olive Lutheran

24 He put another parable before them, saying, w“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field, 25 but while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds3 among the wheat and went away. 26 So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds...