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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

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"

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) 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

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.�

  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

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)

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

The Great Gatsby (2013) Directed by: Baz Luhrmann Writers Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce (screenplay), F. Scott Fitzgerald (based on the novel by) Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Elizabeth Debicki Runtime: 142 min Rated PG-13 for some violent images,...


Funeral Sermon for John Heuchert / Friday June 7th 2013

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Friday June 7th 2013: Season of Pentecost, Funeral Sermon for John Heuchert. John 11:17-27 ESV    Now when Jesus came, He found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off, and many...


Psalm 21 Sermon From June 2013 Prayer Service �Searching for a Crown of Gold�

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday June 5th 2013: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 21.               O LORD, in Your strength the king rejoices,                         and in Your salvation how greatly he exults!             You have given him his...


Sermon from Sunday June 2nd 2013 / Pentecost �Prayer and the Presence of God�

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Pentecost / Prayer / Sermons / ^1 Kings

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / June 2nd / Proper 4 in the Season of Pentecost, 1 Kings 8:22-24, 27-29, 41-43.             Then Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the assembly of Israel and spread out his hands toward heaven, and said, “O...


Rev. Ted Giese Meets Mount Olive�s New Vicar, James Preus from CLTS.

On a very quick trip to Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines Ontario (May 27th to 29th) Pastor Ted Giese met James and Theresa Preus, our new vicar and his wife! The trip was to attend the Vicarage Retreat, an opportunity to meet the vicar and go over details about his time...


Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Directed by J.J. Abrams - Movie Review

Click the IssuesEtc banner below to hear the radio interview. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Directed by: J.J. Abrams. Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof. Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch. Runtime: 132 min Rated PG-13 for...


Sermon from Sunday May 26th 2013 / Trinity Sunday �Wisdom and the Trinity�

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / May 26th / Trinity Sunday, Proverbs 8: 1-4, 22-31.   “Does not wisdom call?                    Does not understanding raise her voice?           On the heights beside the way,                    at the crossroads she takes...


Catechumen Luke Weber Confirmed on Pentecost Sunday 2013

With Christ With us we Are Never Alone This year was a unique year; Mount Olive had a single young catechumen, Luke Weber. In 2011 we had 9, in 2012 we had 5, and next year in 2014 we'll have 13. Every year we have some adult confirmations of Baptism as well. Luke had as his confirmation...


Mount Olive Provides Grace Prayer at Queen�s 2013 Birthday Luncheon

Posted in News / 2013 / Pastor Ted Giese / Prayer

Members of Mount Olive Lutheran Church (Rod Gellner, Pauline Sesula and Rev. Ted Giese) were on hand for the Annual Queen’s Birthday Luncheon (Saturday May 18th) on the 2013 Victoria Day Long weekend. The guest speaker was the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, her Honour the Honourable...


Iron Man 3 (2013) Directed by Shane Black

Iron Man 3 (2013) Written and Directed by: Shane Black Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Kingsley, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce Runtime: 130 min Rated: PG (Canada) G (Quebec) PG-13 (MPAA) for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content...


Bible Basics Class Part Four � Bible Study Resources

Posted in 2013 / Bible Study / Pastor Ted Giese

Tonight is the last class: (May 15th) In part four of our Bible Basics Class, We will look at various Bible study resources. This evening we'll also conclude our reading of St Paul's Letter to the Philippian Christians with chapter four. We will also review what we looked at...


Sermon from Sunday May 12th 2013 / Seventh Sunday of Easter

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Easter / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^John

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / May 11th / Seventh Sunday of Easter Season of Easter, John 17:20-26.           “I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in...