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What to do with God’s Gifts? / Matthew 22:15-22 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 22nd 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

What to do with God’s Gifts? / Matthew 22:15-22 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 22nd 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday Oct 22nd 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 22:15-22 “What to do with God’s Gifts?” Then the Pharisees went and plotted how to entangle [Jesus] in His words. And they sent their disciples to Him, along with the Herodians,...


Michael & Helen Bloos Funeral Sermon – Matthew 6:25–34  October 21st 2023 / Today & Tomorrow in Christ

Michael & Helen Bloos Funeral Sermon – Matthew 6:25–34 October 21st 2023 / Today & Tomorrow in Christ

Michael & Helen Bloos Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday October 21st 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 6:25–34 “Today & Tomorrow in Christ” “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor...


The Invitation / Matthew 22:1-14 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 15th 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The Invitation / Matthew 22:1-14 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 15th 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 15th 2023 / Season of Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / The Invitation And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, and sent his servants...


The Creator (2023) By Gareth Edwards

The Creator (2023) By Gareth Edwards

The Creator 2023 Directed by: Gareth Edwards Writers: Gareth Edwards and Chris Weitz, Stars: John David Washington, Madeleine Yuna Voyles, Gemma Chan, Allison Janney, Ken Watanabe, Amar Chadha-Patel, Marc Menchaca, Ralph Ineson, Runtime: 143min, Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) or violence,...


Friedrich (Fred) Becker Funeral Sermon – John 14:1–7 October 11th 2023 / We and Jesus

Friedrich (Fred) Becker Funeral Sermon – John 14:1–7 October 11th 2023 / We and Jesus

Funeral Sermon for Friedrich (Fred) Becker - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday October 11th 2023: Season of Pentecost / John 14:1–7 "We and Jesus" “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many rooms. If it were...


Recent IssuesEtc film review interviews with Pr. Ted Giese: Barbie, Sound of Freedom, Indiana Jones, Oppenheimer, Asteroid City

Recent IssuesEtc film review interviews with Pr. Ted Giese: Barbie, Sound of Freedom, Indiana Jones, Oppenheimer, Asteroid City

Get caught up here. Click on the banners to listen to reviews of some of the 2023 films that were out in theatres with Pr. Ted Giese on IssuesEtc. Did you see any of these, do you want to know more about them and hear some theological thoughts about them too, if so have a listen.  Wes...


Peter the Sign of Jonah and Forgiveness / Matthew 16:13-20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 27th 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Peter the Sign of Jonah and Forgiveness / Matthew 16:13-20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 27th 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / August 27th 2023, Season of Pentecost, Matthew 16:13-20. “Peter the Sign of Jonah and Forgiveness” Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And they...


Faith / Matthew 15:21-28 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 20th 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Faith / Matthew 15:21-28 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 20th 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 20th 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 15:21-28 “Faith” And Jesus went away from there and withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and was crying, “Have mercy on me,...


Allan Massier Funeral Sermon – Matthew 28:16–20; Psalm 23; Ephesians 2:8–10 August 4th 2023 / Life along the Road

Allan Massier Funeral Sermon – Matthew 28:16–20; Psalm 23; Ephesians 2:8–10 August 4th 2023 / Life along the Road

Funeral Sermon for Allan Ivan Massier / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday August 4th 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 28:16–20 "Life along the Road" Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw Him...


Pearl of Great Value / Matthew 13:44–52 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 30th 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Pearl of Great Value / Matthew 13:44–52 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 30th 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 30th 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 13:44–52 “Pearl of Great Value” “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 has and buys...


The Sword of Christ Jesus / Matthew 10:34–42 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 2nd 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The Sword of Christ Jesus / Matthew 10:34–42 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 2nd 2023 / The Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 2nd 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 10:34–42 "The Sword of Christ Jesus" [Jesus says] “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set a man...


Elmer Clarence Ermel Funeral Sermon – Psalm 34:1-9; James 4:13–15; John 14:1–7, 25–27 June 21st 2023 / Peace in Christ

Elmer Clarence Ermel Funeral Sermon – Psalm 34:1-9; James 4:13–15; John 14:1–7, 25–27 June 21st 2023 / Peace in Christ

Elmer Clarence Ermel Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday June 21st 2023: Season of Pentecost / Psalm 34:1-9; James 4:13–15; John 14:1–7, 25–27 "Peace in Christ" “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father’s house...


Wedding Sermon / Cory and Emily Nixon / John 2:1–11 - Pastor Ted Giese / Mount Olive Lutheran Church - June 16th 2023

Wedding Sermon / Cory and Emily Nixon / John 2:1–11 - Pastor Ted Giese / Mount Olive Lutheran Church - June 16th 2023

Wedding Sermon / Cory Dunn and Emily Nixon / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday June 16th 2023: Season of Pentecost / John 2:1–11 "Blessings upon Blessings" On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus also was...


Be Encouraged / Acts 11:19–30; 13:1–3 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 11th 2023 / The Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Be Encouraged / Acts 11:19–30; 13:1–3 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 11th 2023 / The Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 11th 2023: Feast of Saint Barnabas, Season of Pentecost / Acts 11:19–30; 13:1–3 "Be Encouraged" Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that arose over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch,...


The Deadly Five (2020) by author Raymond Maher - Book Review

The Deadly Five (2020) by author Raymond Maher - Book Review

Posted in 2023 / Pastor Ted Giese / Articles / Book Review

The Deadly Five (2020) by author Raymond Maher  FriesenPress, paperback 198 pages. Set against the rugged backdrop of the Fraser River Gold Rush of 1858 The Deadly Five tells the story of an unlikely group of men who form a unique bond over two years of prospecting as they, along with...


Sylvia Walter Funeral Sermon – Matthew 23:37–39 June 9th 2023 / Gathered Together

Sylvia Walter Funeral Sermon – Matthew 23:37–39 June 9th 2023 / Gathered Together

Sylvia Walter funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday June 9th 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 23:37–39 "Gathered Together" [Jesus said,] “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I...


Jenine Marie Ruth Huxted Schepens Funeral Sermon – Isaiah 25:6–9, 1 Corinthians 15:51-54 & Matthew 11:25-30 May 27th 2023 / Promises of God

Jenine Marie Ruth Huxted Schepens Funeral Sermon – Isaiah 25:6–9, 1 Corinthians 15:51-54 & Matthew 11:25-30 May 27th 2023 / Promises of God

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday May 27th 2023: Season of Easter / Isaiah 25:6–9 "Promises of God"          On this mountain the LORD of hosts will make for all peoples                  a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wine,                  of rich...


Follow Me – Judas Replaced / Acts 1:12-26 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 21st 2023 / The Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Follow Me – Judas Replaced / Acts 1:12-26 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 21st 2023 / The Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Acts 1:12-26 Easter 7 / Sunday May 21st 2023 “Follow Me – Judas Replaced” Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey away. And when they had entered, they went up to the...


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023) By James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023) By James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Director: James Gunn, Writer: James Gunn Stars: Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementief, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Sean Gunn, Maria Bakalova, Will Poulter, Chukwudi Iwuji with cameos by Sylvester Stallone, Nathan...


A Place for You / John 14:1-14 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 7th 2023 / The Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

A Place for You / John 14:1-14 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 7th 2023 / The Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 7th 2023: Season of Easter / John 14:1-14, “A Place for You” Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare...