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Psalm 24 Sermon From September 2013 Prayer Service “LORD of hosts”

Psalm 24 Sermon From September 2013 Prayer Service “LORD of hosts”

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday September 4th 2013: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 24.             The earth is the LORD's and the fullness thereof,                    the world and those who dwell therein,           for He has founded it upon...


James Preus: Installation of a Vicar. August 18th 2013

James Preus: Installation of a Vicar. August 18th 2013

Last Sunday James Preus was installed as vicar at Mount Olive Lutheran Church. A vicar is a student intern. James is studying at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines Ontario, which along with Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton Alberta is one of Lutheran Church-Canada's...


Elysium (2013) Directed by Neil Blomkamp – Movie Review

Elysium (2013) Directed by Neil Blomkamp – Movie Review

Click the banner below to listen to the audio review on demand. Elysium (2013) Directed and Written by: Neil Blomkamp Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley Runtime: 109 min. Rated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout. Under the special effects, makeup, and...


Sermon From August 18th 2013 / Division and Fire

Sermon From August 18th 2013 / Division and Fire

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / August 18th / Proper 15 in the Season of Pentecost, Luke 12:49-56             “I came to cast fire on the earth, and would that it were already kindled! I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how great is My distress until it is...


Psalm 23 Sermon From August 2013 Prayer Service “You Are With Me”

Psalm 23 Sermon From August 2013 Prayer Service “You Are With Me”

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday August7th 2013: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 23.                    The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.                    He makes me lie down in green pastures.           He leads me beside still waters.                   ...


Pacific Rim (2013) Directed by Guillermo del Toro - Movie Review

Pacific Rim (2013) Directed by Guillermo del Toro - Movie Review

Click the banner below to listen to the audio review on demand.   Pacific Rim (2013) Directed by: Guillermo del Toro Writers: Travis Beacham and Guillermo del Toro (screenplay) Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi Runtime: 131 min. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense...


The Conjuring (2013) Directed by James Wan - Movie Review

The Conjuring (2013) Directed by James Wan - Movie Review

The Conjuring (2013) Directed by: James Wan, Writers: Chad Hayes, Carey Hayes, Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor, Runtime: 112 min. Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for terror and horror violencefor sequences of disturbing violence and terror Listen here for audio of...


Funeral Sermon for Margaret Strasser / Friday July 19th 2013

Funeral Sermon for Margaret Strasser / Friday July 19th 2013

Funeral Sermon for Margaret Strasser / Friday July 19th 2013 / Rev. Ted Giese / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Regina, Saskatchewan.          Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about...


Sermon From July 21st 2013 / “Hospitality and Martha.”

Sermon From July 21st 2013 / “Hospitality and Martha.”

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Pentecost / Sermons / ^Luke

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / July 21st / Ninth Sunday of Pentecost, Luke 10: 38-42.   Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened...


July Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: Marvel Super Hero Marathon

July Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: Marvel Super Hero Marathon

Posted in 2013 / Pastor Ted Giese / Youth/Young Adults

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 July 14th 2013 / “And Who is My Neighbour.”

Sermon From July 14th 2013 / “And Who is My Neighbour.”

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Pentecost / Sermons / ^Luke

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / July 14th / Eighth Sunday of Pentecost, Luke 10:25-37.   And behold, a lawyer stood up to put [Jesus] to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?”...


The Lone Ranger (2013) Directed by Gore Verbinski – Movie Review

The Lone Ranger (2013) Directed by Gore Verbinski – Movie Review

Click the banner below to listen to the audio review on demand. The Lone Ranger (2013) Directed by: Gore Verbinski Writers: Justin Haythe, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio (screenplay and story) Stars: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Helena Bonham Carter Runtime:...


World War Z (2013) Directed by Marc Forster - Movie Review

World War Z (2013) Directed by Marc Forster - Movie Review

Click the banner below to listen to the audio review on demand. World War Z (2013) Directed by: Marc Forster Writers: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof (screenplay), & Max Brooks (novel), Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, Fana Mokoena, Runtime:...


Psalm 22 Sermon From July 2013 Prayer Service "David and the Crucified"

Psalm 22 Sermon From July 2013 Prayer Service "David and the Crucified"

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday July3rd 2013: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 22.           My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?                         Why are You so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?             O my God, I cry by day, but You...


Man of Steel (2013) Director by Zack Snyder - Movie Review

Man of Steel (2013) Director by Zack Snyder - Movie Review

Man of Steel (2013) Directed by: Zack Snyder Writers: David S. Goyer (screenplay), David S. Goyer & Christopher Nolan (story), Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner Runtime: 143 min Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi...


Funeral Sermon for Brian Patterson / Friday June 21st 2013

Funeral Sermon for Brian Patterson / Friday June 21st 2013

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Friday June 21st 2013: Season of Pentecost, Funeral Sermon for Brian Patterson.           Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when He finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his...


Sermon From June 16th 2013 / “Our Father Who Art in Heaven.”

Sermon From June 16th 2013 / “Our Father Who Art in Heaven.”

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 16th 2013: Season of Pentecost. 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-14 (ESV)             When the wife of Uriah heard that Uriah her husband was dead, she lamented over her husband. And when the mourning was over, David sent and brought her...


The St. Chrysostom Lutheran Preachers' Retreat 2013

The St. Chrysostom Lutheran Preachers' Retreat 2013

Rev. Donavon Riley, Pastor of Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Webster, MN, was the featured presenter at the 2013 St. John Chrysostom Lutheran Preacher's Retreat in Lumsden Saskatchewan June 10th to 12th. Rev. Ted Giese, Associate Pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Regina was at...


June Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: The Good The Bad and The Ugly (1966)

June Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: The Good The Bad and The Ugly (1966)

Posted in 2013 / Bible Study / Pastor Ted Giese / Youth/Young Adults

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...


The Great Gatsby (2013) Directed By Baz Luhrmann – Movie Review

The Great Gatsby (2013) Directed By Baz Luhrmann – Movie Review

Click the IssuesEtc banner below to hear the radio interview.   Justice and the Omniscient Eye of God: Love is Blindness?   The Great Gatsby (2013) Directed by: Baz Luhrmann. Writers Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce (screenplay), F. Scott Fitzgerald (based on the novel by). Stars:...