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Jesus Tempted / Sermon / Lent 1 March 9, 2014 / Matthew 4:1-11 / Pastor Ted Giese

Jesus Tempted / Sermon / Lent 1 March 9, 2014 / Matthew 4:1-11 / Pastor Ted Giese

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Lent / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Matthew

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Matthew 4:1-11 / Lent 1 March 9th 2014 / Jesus Tempted   Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, He was hungry. And the tempter came and said to Him,...


The Ten Commandments Of Oscar Films

The Ten Commandments Of Oscar Films

This article was first published on thefederalist.com click the banner to read it there.    The Ten Commandments Of Oscar Films A look at Oscar-nominated films by Commandments   With the Oscars right around the corner the spotlight of public attention is about to shine again on Hollywood....


Psalm 30 Sermon From March 2014 Prayer Service - Mourning into Dancing

Psalm 30 Sermon From March 2014 Prayer Service - Mourning into Dancing

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Psalm 30 / Ash Wednesday 2014   I will extol You, O LORD, for You have drawn me up                    and have not let my foes rejoice over me.           O LORD my God, I cried to You for help,                    and You have...


The Monuments Men (2014) Directed By: George Clooney - Movie Review

The Monuments Men (2014) Directed By: George Clooney - 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. The Monuments Men (2014) Directed by: George Clooney. Writer: George Clooney, Grant Heslov (screenplay), Robert M. Edsel, Bret Witter (Book)....


Funeral Sermon for Ruth Ermel a Celebration of Her Life in Jesus / Wednesday February 12th 2014

Funeral Sermon for Ruth Ermel a Celebration of Her Life in Jesus / Wednesday February 12th 2014

Posted in 2014 / Epiphany / Funeral Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / ^Matthew

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Matthew 16:13-20 / Ruth Ermel Funeral Sermon a Celebration of Her Life in Jesus / Wednesday February 12th 2014   Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man...


12 Years a Slave (2013) Directed by: Steve McQueen - Movie Review

12 Years a Slave (2013) Directed by: Steve McQueen - Movie Review

12 Years a Slave (2013) Directed by: Steve McQueen. Writer: John Ridley (screenplay), Solomon Northup, David Wilson (Book) Stars:  Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, Adepero Oduye Runtime: 134 min Rated 14A (Canada), Rated R (MPAA) for violence/cruelty,...


Psalm 29 Sermon From February 2014 Prayer Service - All cry, “Glory!”

Psalm 29 Sermon From February 2014 Prayer Service - All cry, “Glory!”

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Prayer Service Wednesday February 5th 2014 / Psalm 29   Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings,                    ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.           Ascribe to the LORD the glory due His name;                    worship...


Nebraska (2013) Directed by: Alexander Payne - Movie Review

Nebraska (2013) Directed by: Alexander Payne - Movie Review

Listen to interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org. Click the banner to hear the radio interview. IssuesEtc where Christianity meets culture. Nebraska (2013) Directed by: Alexander Payne. Writer: Bob Nelson. Stars:...


Surprising words from John the Baptizer / Second Sunday After Epiphany / January 19th 2014 / John 1:29-42  / Rev. Ted A. Giese

Surprising words from John the Baptizer / Second Sunday After Epiphany / January 19th 2014 / John 1:29-42 / Rev. Ted A. Giese

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Second Sunday After Epiphany / January 19th 2014 / John 1:29-42 ESV             The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! This is He of whom I said, ‘After me comes...


January Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: The Great Gatsby

January Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: The Great Gatsby

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

Saturday January 18th 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...


Planning to Watch The 71st Golden Globe Awards? IssuesEtc. Segment About the Upcoming Awards Show.

Planning to Watch The 71st Golden Globe Awards? IssuesEtc. Segment About the Upcoming Awards Show.

Planning to see the Golden Globes This Sunday? Here's an interview with Pastor Ted Giese looking back at movies he reviewed in 2013 with Issues Etc. while talking about the 2014 Golden Globes Nominations. Listen to interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and...


Epiphany "The Birth of Jesus Had an Impact on Everyone" Sermon Matthew 2:1-12

Epiphany "The Birth of Jesus Had an Impact on Everyone" Sermon Matthew 2:1-12

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / WASCANA Circuit of Central District of Lutheran Church Canada Epiphany Service January 6th 2014 / Matthew 2:1-12 ESV   Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came...


An Unwanted Gift? Joseph's Change of Mind / Christmas Eve Sermon Dec 24th 2013 Matthew Chapter 1:18-25

An Unwanted Gift? Joseph's Change of Mind / Christmas Eve Sermon Dec 24th 2013 Matthew Chapter 1:18-25

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Christmas Eve December 24th 2013 / Matthew 1:18-25   Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. And...


Funeral Sermon for Bill Wirll / Monday December 22nd 2013

Funeral Sermon for Bill Wirll / Monday December 22nd 2013

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Bill Wirll Funeral Sermon / 2 Timothy 4:6-8 / Monday December 23rd 2013   For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept...


Romans 1 / Sermon from Sunday December 22nd / Advent 4 / Mission Letter

Romans 1 / Sermon from Sunday December 22nd / Advent 4 / Mission Letter

Posted in 2013 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Missions / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Romans

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Advent 4 2013 / Romans 1:1-7   Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning His Son, who was descended...


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) Directed By: Peter Jackson - Movie Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) Directed By: Peter Jackson - Movie Review

Listen to interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org.   Click the banner to hear the radio interview. IssuesEtc where Christianity meets culture. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) Directed by: Peter Jackson...


My Church: Visit Mount Olive - I do sincerely believe you will feel blessed as a result - Valiera Lawson

My Church: Visit Mount Olive - I do sincerely believe you will feel blessed as a result - Valiera Lawson

Dear Friends, My husband and I began attending Mount Olive Lutheran Church over two years ago.  We feel very blessed that the Holy Spirit has led us here.  Each time we attend services, we feel fed and nourished by the Word of God.  Our ministers, Pastor Terry Defoe, Pastor Ted Giese, and...


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), Extended Edition (2013) Directed by: Peter Jackson - Movie Review

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), Extended Edition (2013) Directed by: Peter Jackson - Movie Review

Listen to interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org.   Click the banner to hear the radio interview. IssuesEtc where Christianity meets culture.   The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), Extended Edition (2013) Directed...


Psalm 27 Sermon From December 2013 Advent Prayer Service - Wait for the LORD

Psalm 27 Sermon From December 2013 Advent Prayer Service - Wait for the LORD

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Advent Prayer Service Wednesday December 4th 2013 / Psalm 27             The LORD is my light and my salvation;                    whom shall I fear?           The LORD is the stronghold of my life;                    of whom shall I...


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Directed by: Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Directed by: Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Directed by: Francis Lawrence Written by: Simon Beaufoy, Michael Arndt (screenplay), Suzanne Collins (book) Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman Run Time: 146 min, Rated...