Pastor Ted Giese

“Expectations” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season Of Pentecost Sunday Sermon June 9, 2024 – Mark 3:20-35

“Expectations” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season Of Pentecost Sunday Sermon June 9, 2024 – Mark 3:20-35

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 9th 2024: Season of Pentecost / Mark 3:20-35 “Expectations” Then [Jesus] went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they could not even eat. And when His family heard it, they went out to seize Him, for they were saying,...


Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (2024) By Wes Ball - Movie Review

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (2024) By Wes Ball - Movie Review

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (2024) Director: Wes Ball Writers: Josh Friedman, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver Stars: Owen Teague, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, Peter Macon, William H. Macy, Eka Darville, Travis Jeffery, Lydia Peckham, Neil Sandilands, Runtime: 145min Rated: PG (Canada) G...


“Remember Your Baptism” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Trinity Sunday Sermon May 26th 2024 – John 3:1–17

“Remember Your Baptism” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Trinity Sunday Sermon May 26th 2024 – John 3:1–17

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 26th 2021: Trinity Sunday / John 3:1–17 “Remember Your Baptism” Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher...


Eleanor Heuchert Funeral Sermon - John 1 verse 14, 16-17 May 24th 2024 / Grace Upon Grace

Eleanor Heuchert Funeral Sermon - John 1 verse 14, 16-17 May 24th 2024 / Grace Upon Grace

Eleanor Heuchert Graveside Funeral Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday May 24th 2024: Season of Pentecost / John 1:14, 16-17 “Grace Upon Grace” And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen His glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. … For...


“Life for Dry Bones” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Pentecost Sunday Sermon May 19th 2024 – Ezekiel 37:1–14

“Life for Dry Bones” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Pentecost Sunday Sermon May 19th 2024 – Ezekiel 37:1–14

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 19th 2024: Day of Pentecost / Ezekiel 37:1–14 “Life for Dry Bones”  The hand of the LORD was upon me, and He brought me out in the Spirit of the LORD and set me down in the middle of the valley; it was full of bones. And He led...


“The LORD Will Take Me In” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season of Easter Sunday Sermon May 11th 2024 – Psalm 27:10

“The LORD Will Take Me In” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season of Easter Sunday Sermon May 11th 2024 – Psalm 27:10

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 11th 2024: Season of Easter / the Introit Psalm 27:1a, 4-5, 10, 14, “The LORD Will Take Me In” The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? ......


Herbert Albert Martin Biesenthal Funeral Sermon – Psalm 119:33–40 May 3rd 2024 / What is Lasting?

Herbert Albert Martin Biesenthal Funeral Sermon – Psalm 119:33–40 May 3rd 2024 / What is Lasting?

Herbert Albert Martin Biesenthal Funeral Sermon Peace Lutheran Church Grenfell SK / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday May 3rd 2024: Season of Easter / Psalm 119:33–40 “What is Lasting?” Teach me, O LORD, the way of Your statutes;                and I will keep it to the end.         Give...


Civil War (2024) By Alex Garland - Movie Review

Civil War (2024) By Alex Garland - Movie Review

Civil War (2024) Director: Alex Garland Writer: Alex Garland Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura, Cailee Spaeny, Nick Offerman, Nelson Lee, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jesse Plemons Runtime: 109min Rated: 14A (Canada) 13+ (Quebec) R (MPAA) for strong violent content, bloody/disturbing images,...


Ethiopia Grafted into the Vine / Acts 8:26-40 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 28th 2024 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Ethiopia Grafted into the Vine / Acts 8:26-40 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 28th 2024 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 28th 2024: Season of Easter / Acts 8:26-40 “Ethiopia Grafted into the Vine” Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert place. And he...


Dorothy Alvina Manz Funeral Sermon – Luke 12:22–31 April 26th 2024 / The Key to Contentment

Dorothy Alvina Manz Funeral Sermon – Luke 12:22–31 April 26th 2024 / The Key to Contentment

Dorothy Alvina Manz Graveside Funeral Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday April 26th 2024: Season of Easter / Luke 12:22–31 “The Key to Contentment” And [Jesus] said to His disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you...


Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (2024) By Gil Kenan - Movie Review

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (2024) By Gil Kenan - Movie Review

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (2024) Director: Gil Kenan Writers: Gil Kenan, Jason Reitman, Ivan Reitman Stars: Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt, Celeste O'Connor, Logan Kim, Emily Alyn Lind, James Acaster, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie...


Your Good Shepherd / Psalm 23 & John 10:11–18 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 21st 2024 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Your Good Shepherd / Psalm 23 & John 10:11–18 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 21st 2024 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 21st 2024: Season of Easter / Psalm 23 & John 10:11-18 “Your Good Shepherd”        The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.                He makes me lie down in green pastures.         He leads me beside...


Dolores Pelzer Funeral Sermon – John 14:1–7 April 17th 2024 / The Past, the Present and the Future

Dolores Pelzer Funeral Sermon – John 14:1–7 April 17th 2024 / The Past, the Present and the Future

Dolores Pelzer funeral Sermon / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday April 17th 2024: Season of Easter / John 14:1–7 “The Past, the Present and the Future” “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father’s House are many rooms. If it...


Sent out with Courage in the Lord / Luke 24:36-49 & Acts 3:11-21 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 14th 2024 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Sent out with Courage in the Lord / Luke 24:36-49 & Acts 3:11-21 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 14th 2024 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 14th 2024: Season of Easter - Luke 24:36-49. “Sent out with Courage in the Lord” As they were talking about these things, Jesus Himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” But they were startled and frightened...


Saint Thomas Believes in God / John 20:19–31 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 7th 2024 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Saint Thomas Believes in God / John 20:19–31 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 7th 2024 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 7th 2024: Season of Easter / John 20:19–31 “Saint Thomas Believes in God” On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among...


William (Bill) Ralph Woolhether Funeral Sermon – John 14:1–7 April 3rd 2024 / A Place Prepared for You

William (Bill) Ralph Woolhether Funeral Sermon – John 14:1–7 April 3rd 2024 / A Place Prepared for You

William (Bill) Ralph Woolhether Graveside Funeral Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday April 3rd 2024: Season of Easter / John 14:1–7 “A Place Prepared for You.” “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father’s House are many rooms. If it were not so,...


The King of Fools? / Luke 23:32–38 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Good Friday March 29th 2024 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The King of Fools? / Luke 23:32–38 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Good Friday March 29th 2024 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Good Friday March 29th 2024: Season of Lent / Luke 23:32–38 “The King of Fools?” Two others, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with [Jesus]. And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified...


The King’s Feast / Mark 14:12–26 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Maundy Thursday March 28th 2024 / Season of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The King’s Feast / Mark 14:12–26 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Maundy Thursday March 28th 2024 / Season of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Maundy Thursday March 28th 2024: Season of Lent / Mark 14:12–26 “The King’s Feast” And on the first day of Unleavened Bread, when they sacrificed the Passover lamb, [Jesus’] disciples said to Him, “Where will You have us go and prepare for...


Who Sits Where? / Mark 10:35–45 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 17th 2024 / Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Who Sits Where? / Mark 10:35–45 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 17th 2024 / Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 17th 2024: Season of Lent / Mark 10:32-45 "Who Sits Where?" And they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. And they were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. And taking the...


Doris Jones Funeral Sermon – Psalm 23 March 16th 2024 / The Lord is With Me

Doris Jones Funeral Sermon – Psalm 23 March 16th 2024 / The Lord is With Me

Funeral Sermon for Doris Jones - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday March 16th 2024: Season of Lent / Psalm 23 “The Lord is With Me”          The LORD is my Shepherd; I shall not want.                 He makes me lie down in green pastures.         He leads me...