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An Oasis of Peace for neighbours in need - Peace Oasis in Za'atari Refugee Camp Jordan

An Oasis of Peace for neighbours in need - Peace Oasis in Za'atari Refugee Camp Jordan

An Oasis of Peace for neighbours in need In the Western world we imbue the word oasis with a kind of romanticism, however in the Middle East an oasis is more pragmatic. In a parched desert landscape it saves lives and provides valuable food, shelter, and replenishment. For Syrian refugees...


Study Guide for Luther (2003) Developed by Rev. Ted Giese for Lutheran Church Canada & the 500th Anniversary of the beginnings of the Reformation

Study Guide for Luther (2003) Developed by Rev. Ted Giese for Lutheran Church Canada & the 500th Anniversary of the beginnings of the Reformation

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” (Ephesians...


Doctor Strange (2016) Scott Derrickson - Movie Review

Doctor Strange (2016) Scott Derrickson - Movie Review

Doctor Strange (2016) Directed by: Scott Derrickson Writers: Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill (Screenplay), Steve Ditko (Comic Book) Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Benedict Wong, Benjamin Bratt, Chiwetelu Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams  Run...


The Light to the Nations - Epiphany Sermon / Wednesday January 6, 2016 / Guest Pastor David Haberstock of Grace Lutheran Church - Regina

The Light to the Nations - Epiphany Sermon / Wednesday January 6, 2016 / Guest Pastor David Haberstock of Grace Lutheran Church - Regina

Epiphany Service for WASCANA Circuit of Central District of Lutheran Church-Canada Wednesday January 6, 2016 / Preacher: Guest Pr. David Haberstock of Grace Lutheran Church in Regina Saskatchewan. Isaiah 60:1-6, Psalm 72:1-11, Ephesians 3:1-12, Matthew 2:1-12           Arise, shine, for...


Sermon / Rev. Thomas Prachar President of the Central District of Lutheran Church-Canada / Sept 27th / Mark 9:38-50 / Whose Side Are You on Anyway?

Sermon / Rev. Thomas Prachar President of the Central District of Lutheran Church-Canada / Sept 27th / Mark 9:38-50 / Whose Side Are You on Anyway?

Whose Side Are You on Anyway?: Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. President Thomas Prachar Central District Lutheran Church-Canada/ Mark 9:38-50 John said to [Jesus], “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” But...


 Son of God (2014) Directed By: Christopher Spencer - Movie Review

Son of God (2014) Directed By: Christopher Spencer - Movie Review

Click the banner below to listen to interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org.   Son of God (2014) Directed by: Christopher Spencer Writer: Richard Bedser, Christopher Spencer, Colin Swash, Nic Young   Stars: Diogo...


Sermon February 23/ Vicar James Preus/ Prince of Peace Lutheran Regina, SK/ Matthew 5:38-48/ God Loved Us When We Were His Enemies

Sermon February 23/ Vicar James Preus/ Prince of Peace Lutheran Regina, SK/ Matthew 5:38-48/ God Loved Us When We Were His Enemies

38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39 But I say to you, do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. 40 And if anyone would sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak...


Installation Sermon For Pastor Tim Richholt at Wetaskiwin, Alberta / February 9th, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Installation Sermon For Pastor Tim Richholt at Wetaskiwin, Alberta / February 9th, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe

  Our sermon text this afternoon is found in Second Corinthians, chapter 2. I’m reading verses 1 through 5. The Apostle Paul says:   1…When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God. 2 For I resolved to know nothing while...


An Unwanted Gift? Joseph's Change of Mind / Christmas Eve Sermon Dec 24th 2013 Matthew Chapter 1:18-25

An Unwanted Gift? Joseph's Change of Mind / Christmas Eve Sermon Dec 24th 2013 Matthew Chapter 1:18-25

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Christmas Eve December 24th 2013 / Matthew 1:18-25   Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. And...


Quest: Christianity and the Movies, Extras, Part III

Quest: Christianity and the Movies, Extras, Part III

“Christianity and the Movies” Pr. Giese’s Online Class through Concordia Lutheran Seminary    To participate live in the last parts of this Online Quest Course tune in Tuesday October 1st at 7pm: click here.   In part three of this Quest course we looked at two areas. 1) First was the Word...


Quest: Christianity and the Movies, Extras, Part II

Quest: Christianity and the Movies, Extras, Part II

“Christianity and the Movies” Pr. Giese’s Online Class through Concordia Lutheran Seminary    To participate live in the next two parts of this Online Quest Course tune in Tuesday September 24th and October 1st at 7pm: click here.   In Part two of the Quest Cource offered through...


Quest: Christianity and the Movies, Extras, Part I

Quest: Christianity and the Movies, Extras, Part I

“Christianity and the Movies” Pr. Giese’s Online Class through Concordia Lutheran Seminary  To participate live in the next three parts of this Online Quest Course tune in Tuesday Sept 17th, 24th and October 1st at 7pm: click here.   Spiritual gifts in St Paul's Writings: While speaking...


James Preus: Installation of a Vicar. August 18th 2013

James Preus: Installation of a Vicar. August 18th 2013

Last Sunday James Preus was installed as vicar at Mount Olive Lutheran Church. A vicar is a student intern. James is studying at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines Ontario, which along with Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton Alberta is one of Lutheran Church-Canada's...


Information About Lutheran Congregations in the Southern Alberta Flood Zone

Information About Lutheran Congregations in the Southern Alberta Flood Zone

Posted in 2013 / ABC District / Lutheran Church Canada / News / Prayer

From President Don Schiemann (President of the Alberta-British Columbia DistrictLutheran Church-Canada):   Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, No doubt we have all seen video footage and news reports of the extreme flooding which has taken place in Calgary and the surrounding areas.  As...


The St. Chrysostom Lutheran Preachers' Retreat 2013

The St. Chrysostom Lutheran Preachers' Retreat 2013

Rev. Donavon Riley, Pastor of Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Webster, MN, was the featured presenter at the 2013 St. John Chrysostom Lutheran Preacher's Retreat in Lumsden Saskatchewan June 10th to 12th. Rev. Ted Giese, Associate Pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Regina was at...


Rev. Ted Giese in Edmonton For CLS Board of Regents Meetings.

Rev. Ted Giese in Edmonton For CLS Board of Regents Meetings.

Rev. Ted Giese was in Edmonton May 22nd to 25th for the Concordia Lutheran Seminary Board of Regents Meetings. The Seminary also concluded their 29th academic year with the Sacred Convocation on Friday, May 24, 2013. The Convocation was held at the Robert Tegler Student Centre, Concordia...


Sermon Preached at CLS Mark 10:32-45

Sermon Preached at CLS Mark 10:32-45

Concordia Lutheran Seminary Edmonton (Alberta)/ Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wed March 28th 2012: The Season of Lent Week 5. (Mark 10:32-45 ESV)               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...


Sermon Preached at CLTS Nehemiah 5:1-13

Sermon Preached at CLTS Nehemiah 5:1-13

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS) in St. Catharines (Ontario)/ Rev. Ted A. Giese / January 29th 2013: Season of Epiphany, Nehemiah 5:1-13 Now there arose a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers. For there were those who said, “With our sons...