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Birdman (2014) by Alejandro González Iñárritu - Movie Review

Birdman (2014) by Alejandro González Iñárritu - Movie Review

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Written by: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Andrea...


American Sniper (2014) by Clint Eastwood - Movie Review

American Sniper (2014) by Clint Eastwood - Movie Review

American Sniper (2014) Directed by: Clint Eastwood Written by: Jason Hall (screenplay), Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, James Defelice (book) Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Ben Reed, Luke Grimes Run Time: 132min Rated:14A (Canada), Rated R (MPAA) for strong and disturbing war violence,...


Into The Woods (2014) by Rob Marshal - Movie Review

Into The Woods (2014) by Rob Marshal - Movie Review

Into the Woods (2014) Directed by: Rob Marshall Written by: James Lapine (screenplay & musical) Stars: Anna Kendrick, Daniel Huttlestone, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Mackenzie Mauzy, Chris Pine, Lilla Crawford, Tammy Blanchard and Lucy Punch Run Time: 125min...


IssuesEtc Segment: 72nd Golden Globe Awards 2015

IssuesEtc Segment: 72nd Golden Globe Awards 2015

72nd Golden Globe Awards 2015 In this segment of IssuesEtc pastors Giese and Wilken talk about the recent telecast of the 72nd Golden Globe Awards. Provided in this interview are some general observations of the award show and a little discussion of what makes the Golden Globe Awards...


10 Movies That ... Deal With Murder - 5th Commandment

10 Movies That ... Deal With Murder - 5th Commandment

Reformation Rush Hour So you like movies? Here's a list of 10 movies that deal with murder. Listen to Pastors Ted Giese and Craig Donofrio talk about their picks on the Reformation Rush Hour program on KFUOam radio. Also these 2 lists of 5 movies are not necessarily always going to...


The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies (2014) by Peter Jackson - Movie Review

The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies (2014) by Peter Jackson - Movie Review

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Directed by: Peter Jackson Written by: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens (screenplay), J.R.R. Tolkien (book) Stars: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly,...


Weekly Bulletin December 28th

Weekly Bulletin December 28th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


The Expected Yet Unexpected Gift: First Sunday After Christmas - Luke 2:22-40

The Expected Yet Unexpected Gift: First Sunday After Christmas - Luke 2:22-40

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Christmas / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Luke

The Expected Yet Unexpected Gift - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / December 28th, 20014,  First Sunday After Christmas - Luke 2:22-40 And when the time came for their purification according to the Law of Moses, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord (as...


Bulletin CHRISTMAS EVE / CHRISTMAS DAY 2014

Bulletin CHRISTMAS EVE / CHRISTMAS DAY 2014

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Flesh And Blood Jesus: Christmas Day - John 1:1-14

Flesh And Blood Jesus: Christmas Day - John 1:1-14

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Christmas / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^John

"Flesh And Blood Jesus" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Christmas Day 2014 / John 1:1-14 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him was not any thing...


Christmas Eve 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Luke 2:10-12 / "For You!"

Christmas Eve 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Luke 2:10-12 / "For You!"

10 … the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. 11 Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in...


Nothing Will be Impossible With God: Fourth Sunday in Advent - Luke 1:26-38

Nothing Will be Impossible With God: Fourth Sunday in Advent - Luke 1:26-38

Posted in 2014 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Ezekiel / ^Genesis / ^Luke

"Nothing Will be Impossible With God" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / 4th Sunday in Advent 2014 / Luke 1:26-38 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house...


Weekly Bulletin December 21st

Weekly Bulletin December 21st

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by Ridley Scott - Movie Review

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by Ridley Scott - Movie Review

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by: Ridley Scott Writers: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffery Caine, Steven Zaillian. Stars: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Isaac Andrews, John Turturro, Ben Mendelsohn, Ben Kingsley, Maria Valverde Run Time: 150 Min Rated: PG (Canada) Rated PG-13 (MPAA)...


Sermon / Dec. 14th, 2014 / A Messiah's Job Description / Is. 61:1-2 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / Dec. 14th, 2014 / A Messiah's Job Description / Is. 61:1-2 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2014 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Isaiah

1 The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, 2 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day...


Weekly Bulletin December 14th

Weekly Bulletin December 14th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Who Does The Preparing? You or God?: Second Sunday in Advent - Mark 1:1-8

Who Does The Preparing? You or God?: Second Sunday in Advent - Mark 1:1-8

Posted in 2014 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Baptism / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Mark

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Mark 1:1-8 / Adent 2 - December 7th 2014 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.           As it is written in Isaiah the prophet,           “Behold, I send My messenger before your face,                    who...


10 Movies That ... Deal With In\Fidelity - 6th Commandment

10 Movies That ... Deal With In\Fidelity - 6th Commandment

Reformation Rush Hour So you like movies? Here's a list of 10 movies that deal with in\fidelity. Listen to Pastors Ted Giese and Craig Donofrio talk about their picks on the Reformation Rush Hour program on KFUOam radio. Also these 2 lists of 5 movies are not necessarily always going to...


Weekly Bulletin December 7th

Weekly Bulletin December 7th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Remove Your stroke from me - my hope is in You - Psalm 39 Sermon From December  Prayer Service

Remove Your stroke from me - my hope is in You - Psalm 39 Sermon From December Prayer Service

"Remove Your stroke from me - my hope is in You" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wed December 3rd 2014: Season of Advent, Psalm 39           I said, “I will guard my ways,                    that I may not sin with my tongue;           I will guard my mouth with...