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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...


the shortcuts and The Way / John 14:1-14 (1 Peter; Psalm 146; Acts 7)  / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday May 10th 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

the shortcuts and The Way / John 14:1-14 (1 Peter; Psalm 146; Acts 7) / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday May 10th 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: John 14; 2 Peter 2; Acts 7; Psalm 146Theme: “The shortcuts and The Way” ___________________________ Intr – Tell me, do you think two weeks would be enough for you to train and prepare to participate in one of the Tennis Grand Slam’s tournaments? If you are going to build a house from the...


"Foundation and Light", Sermon / Luke 24:13-35; Acts 2 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 3rd Sunday in Easter April 26th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Foundation and Light", Sermon / Luke 24:13-35; Acts 2 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 3rd Sunday in Easter April 26th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Luke 24; Acts 2Theme: “Foundation and Light”___________________________Intr – A helpful tool becomes useless, or even dangerous, if used in the wrong way. That can be true for a knife, for a baseball bat and for a flashlight. Speaking of that, I have one with me here. What’s the best way...


"Trial and Temptation under God's Grace", Sermon / 1 Pter 1:3-9 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 2nd Sunday in Easter April 19th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Trial and Temptation under God's Grace", Sermon / 1 Pter 1:3-9 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 2nd Sunday in Easter April 19th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: 1 Peter 1:3-9Theme: “Trial and temptation under God’s Grace” ___________________________Intr – “Two hunters came across a bear so big that they dropped their rifles and ran for cover. One man climbed a tree while the other hid in a nearby cave. The bear was in no hurry to eat, so he...


Can You See Whose Hands You're In? / John 9 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 22nd 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Can You See Whose Hands You're In? / John 9 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 22nd 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 22nd 2020: Season of Lent / John 9 "Can You See Whose Hands You Are In?" As [Jesus] passed by, He saw a man blind from birth. And His disciples asked Him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”...


Covid-19 Public Health Measures Update Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Covid-19 Public Health Measures Update Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” (Psalm 118:6 ESV) Original Document March 15th >March 20th 2020< Regular Services Suspended. https://lutheran-church-regina.com/blogs/post/covid-19-public-health-measures-update-regular-services-suspended Thanks for checking in...


Linda Unruh Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:35-39/ March 12th 2020 / Nothing separates us from His Love

Linda Unruh Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:35-39/ March 12th 2020 / Nothing separates us from His Love

Sermon – Thursday, March 12th, 2020Funeral Service of Linda UnruhText: Romans 8:35-39Theme: Nothing separates us from His Love___________________________Intr – When you think about Linda and her trajectory of 96 years on this side of heaven, what are the things that can never be separated...


God loved the world this way / John 3:1-17 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday March 8th 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

God loved the world this way / John 3:1-17 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday March 8th 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: John 3:11-17Theme: “God loved the world this way” ­­­­­­­­______________________                              _______________________ Intr – I’d like to invite you to think of a loved one, a person very close to your heart. Someone you think that loves you back as well. It can be...


"Die Versuchungen Christi”/ Matthäus 4:1-11 / Dr. Martin Luther /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 29. Februar. 2020 / Faztenzeit

"Die Versuchungen Christi”/ Matthäus 4:1-11 / Dr. Martin Luther /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 29. Februar. 2020 / Faztenzeit

(ENGLISH TRANSLATION BELOW)   Predigt – 29, Februar, 2020Mount Olive Lutherische Kirche, Regina, SKText: Matthäus 4:1-11Thema: Die Versuchungen Christi - Invocavit Auszüge aus einer Predigt von Martin Luther [1] ___________________________ Intr – „In diesem Evangelium hört ihr, wie der...


"Das Wort vom Kreuz ”/ 1 Korinther 1,10-18 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 25. Januar. 2020 / Epiphaniaszeit

"Das Wort vom Kreuz ”/ 1 Korinther 1,10-18 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 25. Januar. 2020 / Epiphaniaszeit

Text: 1 Korinther 1,10-18Thema: "Das Wort vom Kreuz ”[1] ___________________________ Intr – Die Opposition gegen das Kreuz und das Kruzifix hat in verschiedenen Ländern der Welt zugenommen. Gerichte ordnen auf Antrag von Bürgern und antichristlichen Körperschaften die Entfernung von...


"Called to be saints", Sermon / 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday January 19th 2020 / Second Sunday in Epiphany

"Called to be saints", Sermon / 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday January 19th 2020 / Second Sunday in Epiphany

  SERMON NOTES   1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42Theme: “Called to be saints”___________________________Intr – We confess continually in our Services and in our daily life: “I believe in the communion of saints”. The saints. Who are those guys? They are us, you and me. St. Paul states this...


"Faith, Wisdom and the unexpected", Sermon / Sunday Readings (1 Kings 3; PSalm 119; Luke 2; Ephesians 1) / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday January 5th 2020 / Second Sunday after Christmas

"Faith, Wisdom and the unexpected", Sermon / Sunday Readings (1 Kings 3; PSalm 119; Luke 2; Ephesians 1) / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday January 5th 2020 / Second Sunday after Christmas

    Sermon Notes 1Kings 3, Psalm 119, Luke 2, Ephesians 1Theme: “Faith, Wisdom and unexpected”___________________________Intr – What could still be expected as “new” in the life of a man who has an established family and possessions, is respected in his city, and who is already 75 years...


“expectation and Hope” Sermon / Romans 15; Matthew 3 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday December 8th 2019 / Season Of Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“expectation and Hope” Sermon / Romans 15; Matthew 3 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday December 8th 2019 / Season Of Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3 Theme:  Expectation and Hope___________________________Intr –   Expectation x Hope. There is a significant difference between these two words. Expectation is that thing that tries to anticipate the outcome of future events, selecting the one that is most...


"Blessed saints", Sermon / Matthew 5:1-12/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 3rd 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, All Saints Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Blessed saints", Sermon / Matthew 5:1-12/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 3rd 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, All Saints Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Matthew 5:1-12Theme: “Blessed Saints”___________________________Intr – Saints: Who are they? _Saints in Heaven – Christians that departed in faith in Christ to be with the Lord. They are with Christ (Phil 1:21), praising the Lord (rev 7) and even shouting to Him “until when”...


"Through faith alone", Sermon / Romans 3:19-28/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday October 27th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, Reformation Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Through faith alone", Sermon / Romans 3:19-28/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday October 27th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, Reformation Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

SERMON NOTESText: Romans 3,21-28   - Reformation Day ObservedTheme: "Through faith alone“ ___________________________ Intr - The method we sometimes use that is known as 'quick fix' is a non-exact science. Each time we try to use the 'quick fix' system there is a risk that a bigger...


"Prayerful, Persistent and Prepared" Sermon / Sunday Lessons (Luke 18, Psalm 121, Genesis 32, 2Timothy 3)/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday October 20th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Prayerful, Persistent and Prepared" Sermon / Sunday Lessons (Luke 18, Psalm 121, Genesis 32, 2Timothy 3)/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday October 20th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

SERMON NOTES   Text: Luke 18:1-8; Genesis 32:22-20; Psalm 121; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5Theme: “Prayerful, Persistent and Prepared”___________________________Intr – There are some places that never sleep. They are the 24-hour stores, restaurants, airports, and many others, which are open for business...


Downton Abbey (2019) Michael Engler - Movie Review

Downton Abbey (2019) Michael Engler - Movie Review

Downton Abbey (2019) Director: Michael Engler Writer: Julian Fellowes (characters and screenplay by) Stars: Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode, Laura Carmichael, Harry Hadden-Paton, Allen Leech, Penelope Wilton, Douglas Reith, Jim Carter,...