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Who then is this / Mark 4:35-41; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, June 20th 2021 / 4th Sunday after Pentecost

Who then is this / Mark 4:35-41; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, June 20th 2021 / 4th Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon – June 20th, 2021 – CONFIRMATION SundayMount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina, SKText: Mark 4:35-41; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13Theme: “Who then is this”___________________________Intr - When we talk about the episode of Jesus calming the storm in Mark 4, many things might call our attention.[1] What...


"Out of His Mind; and right beside you" / Mark 3:20-35; Psalm 130; 2 Corinthians 4 and 5 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, June 6th 2021 / 2nd Sunday after Pentecost

"Out of His Mind; and right beside you" / Mark 3:20-35; Psalm 130; 2 Corinthians 4 and 5 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, June 6th 2021 / 2nd Sunday after Pentecost

Text: Mark 3:20-35; Psalm 130; 2 Corinthians 4Theme: “Out of His Mind and beside You”___________________________Intr  - “Italian artist Salvatore Garau recently auctioned an invisible sculpture for 15,000 euros ($18,300). The sculpture's initial price was set between 6,000 and 9,000 euros; however,...


Ascension - Looking into Earth /Acts 1.1-11; Luke 24.44-53; Ephesians 1:15-23  / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Thursday, May 13th 2021 / Ascension Day/ Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Ascension - Looking into Earth /Acts 1.1-11; Luke 24.44-53; Ephesians 1:15-23 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Thursday, May 13th 2021 / Ascension Day/ Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

  Text: Acts 1.1-11; Luke 24.44-53; Ephesians 1:15-23           Theme: “Ascension - Looking into Earth” ___________________________ Intr – One of the questions that might occur to some on this day would be: why is Ascension a special date in the Church Calendar? Of course, it’s a fact, the one...


All inclusive and all exclusive / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 9th 2021 / 6th Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

All inclusive and all exclusive / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 9th 2021 / 6th Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Acts 10:34-42; John 15:9-16; Psalm 98; 1 John 5:1-8Theme: “All inclusive and all exclusive” ___________________________ Intr – A friend of mine described the incident they once had in a resort in Punta Cana. It was an all inclusive resort, which means you pay a comprehensive fee where...


The annoying Teaching / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 25th 2021 / 4th Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The annoying Teaching / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 25th 2021 / 4th Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Acts 4.1-12; John 10:11-16; 1 John 3; Psalm 23Theme: “The annoying teaching” ___________________________ Intr – What type of things usually annoy you? Hypocrisy, Lies? A bad hair day, an ingrown nail; a Rider’s loss at home?         There may be some more serious or less serious than...


Jesus is the Christ / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 11th 2021 / 2nd Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Jesus is the Christ / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 11th 2021 / 2nd Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: John 20:19-31Theme: "Jesus is the Christ” ___________________________ Intr – You know, times change, the pandemic has caused so many alterations, so I thought you might want to catch up with the latest on one of our favourite sports. Here’s my CFL update: _The ball is oval. But you can...


The Bridge / Mark 9:2-9 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Transfiguration Sunday, February 14th, 2021

The Bridge / Mark 9:2-9 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Transfiguration Sunday, February 14th, 2021

  Text: Mark 9:2-9Theme: The Bridge___________________________Intr – Country A and country B were two friendly countries, but they had something between them. In country A jokes would run amok about the “dumbness” of citizens of country B.[1]         One day, president of Country B wrote...


Pray, Preach, Provide / Mark 1; Isaiah 40 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, February 7th, 2021

Pray, Preach, Provide / Mark 1; Isaiah 40 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, February 7th, 2021

  Text: Mark 1.29-39Theme: Pray, Preach, Provide___________________________Intr – The Gospel for today records three important actions of Jesus. I’d like to converse with you about them utilizing three “Ps”. 1 – Pray       Mark tells us that Jesus took some time to pray in private. That was not...


Greater than these you will see / John 1, 1 Samuel 3, Psalm 139, 1 Corinthians 6 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday January 17th 2021 /

Greater than these you will see / John 1, 1 Samuel 3, Psalm 139, 1 Corinthians 6 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday January 17th 2021 /

  Texts: John 1.43-51; 1Corinthians 6.12-20; Psalm 139; 1Samuel 3.1-10Theme: Greater than these you will see___________________________Intr – In my hands I have a copy of a book, a random book. As you look to it you don’t see many reasons why it would special to the point of being brought to the...


Childhood’s Pattern / Luke 2:40–52 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 3rd 2021 / Christmas 2 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Childhood’s Pattern / Luke 2:40–52 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 3rd 2021 / Christmas 2 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 3rd 2020: Season of Christmas / Luke 2:40–52 “Childhood’s Pattern" And the Child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom. And the favor of God was upon Him. Now His parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of...


Changed forever/ John 1:1-14 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Christmas Day December 25th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Changed forever/ John 1:1-14 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Christmas Day December 25th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: John 1:1-14 Theme: “Changed forever” ___________________________ Intr – Every year, as Christmas arrives, we may be caught trying to find something new, something different to write or to say on this date. The story is always the same though, and we may get stuck between repetition...


Here is the Servant of the Lord /Luke 1:26-38 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Fourth Sunday in Advent December 20th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Here is the Servant of the Lord /Luke 1:26-38 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Fourth Sunday in Advent December 20th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Luke 1:26-38 Theme: “Here is the Servant of the Lord”___________________________ Intr – What about hearing at the beginning of this year: “You will have more time to stay home”. For many people it would be news long awaited. Life is in such a hurry that for many families having more...


Encouraging with The Teaching, II / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 15th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Encouraging with The Teaching, II / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 15th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11Theme: Encouraging with the Teaching - II ___________________________ Intr – Last week we talked about encouraging people, and we heard that Paul encourages the Thessalonians by teaching doctrine. That is, knowing the Word of God is great encouragement to our faith....


Encouraging with The Teaching, I /Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 8th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Encouraging with The Teaching, I /Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 8th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18Theme: Encouraging with Teaching - I ___________________________ Intr – How do you encourage people in your daily life? Words, cards, phone calls are options. Sometimes even by not saying a word but just being there for them.          Paul is encouraging Christians...


“Time to Thank” / Luke 17:11-19 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 11th 2020 / Thanksgiving Weekend / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“Time to Thank” / Luke 17:11-19 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 11th 2020 / Thanksgiving Weekend / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Luke 17:11-19Theme: “Time to Thank”___________________________ Intr – Dear friends, I came up to the pulpit today to let you know that I’ve had a completely jam-packed, full to the brim, busier-than-busy week, so unfortunately I didn’t have time to prepare a sermon for this weekend....


Absurd generosity / Matthew 20:1-16 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 20th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Absurd generosity / Matthew 20:1-16 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 20th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Matthew 20.1-16Theme: Absurd generosity___________________________Intr – Jesus’ parables always have elements of “absurdity”, something completely off the wall. Just as much as he likes to use parables to get his teaching across He would use hyperboles along with them. _The Lost sheep /...


Against the fear of isolation / Matthew 14:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 9th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Against the fear of isolation / Matthew 14:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 9th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

    Text: Matthew 14:22-33Theme: Against the fear of isolation___________________________Intr – When we hit Matthew 14 in the lectionary, or in our personal Bible reading, we see the episode of the storm in the sea, and usually plenty of good illustrations and applications pour into our minds...


Greyhound (2020) By Aaron Schneider - Movie Review

Greyhound (2020) By Aaron Schneider - Movie Review

Greyhound (2020) Director: Aaron Schneider Writers: Tom Hanks (screenplay by), C.S. Forester (based on the novel "The Good Shepherd" by) Stars: Tom Hanks, Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Graham, Matt Helm, Rob Morgan Runtime: 91 min Rated: 14A (Canada) MPAA Rated PG-13 for war-related action/violence...


Soteronym (hate and love in His Name) / Matthew 10:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht/ Sunday June 21st 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Soteronym (hate and love in His Name) / Matthew 10:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht/ Sunday June 21st 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

    Text: Matthew 10:5; 21-33Theme: “Soteronym (hated and saved by My Name’s sake)”___________________________Intr – Here’s a new word for you in case you haven’t come across with it yet: contronym. The definition of contronym is: “a word that is its own antonym.”[1] That is, depending of...


Humble yourselves / 1 Peter 5:5-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 24th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Humble yourselves / 1 Peter 5:5-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 24th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: 1 Peter 5:5-11Theme: “Humble yourselves” ___________________________ Intr – The name Manfred Von Richthofen perhaps doesn’t ring a bell for most of us, but his nickname may be well known: “The Red Baron.” Red was the color of many of the planes with which Manfred Albrecht Freiherr...