Blogs / Theological Terms and Topics / Vocation

Vocation

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...


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...