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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Peyton Reed - Movie Review

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Peyton Reed - Movie Review

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Directed by: Peyton Reed Writers: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Paul Rudd, Andrew Barrer, Gabriel Ferrari (screenplay) Stars: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas, Michael Peña, Hannah John-Kamen, Abby Ryder Fortson,...


Incredibles 2 (2018) Brad Bird - Movie Review

Incredibles 2 (2018) Brad Bird - Movie Review

Incredibles 2 (2018) Directed by: Brad Bird Writer: Brad Bird Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huckleberry Milner, Catherine Keener, Eli Fucile, Bob Odenkirk, Samuel L. Jackson, John Ratzenberger, Brad Bird Run Time: 118min Rated: PG (Canada), PG (MPAA) for action sequences...


"Hear, O my people, while I admonish/testify/warn you!" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Confirmation Sunday / June 3rd 2018 - / Psalm 81:1-10

"Hear, O my people, while I admonish/testify/warn you!" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Confirmation Sunday / June 3rd 2018 - / Psalm 81:1-10

    Text: Psalm 81:1-10Theme: “Hear, O my people, while I admonish/testify/warn you!” (v.8)___________________________Intr –  Psalm 81, on our lectionary for today, seems to guess our festivity, Confirmation Sunday, as the psalmist writes: “Sing aloud to God our strength; ishout for joy to...


"Jesus Prays For the Church to Come" / Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season Of Easter / May 13th 2018 - / John 17:11-19

"Jesus Prays For the Church to Come" / Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season Of Easter / May 13th 2018 - / John 17:11-19

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Easter / Sermons / ^John / family / 2018

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 13th 2018: Season of Easter / John 17:11–19 "Jesus Prays For the Church to Come" [Jesus said], "And I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to You. Holy Father, keep them in Your name, which You...


A Quiet Place (2018) John Krasinski - Movie Review

A Quiet Place (2018) John Krasinski - Movie Review

A Quiet Place (2018) Directed by: John Krasinski, Writers: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and John Krasinski (screenplay by) Bryan Woods and Scott Beck (story by) Stars: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward, Run Time: 90min Rated: 14A (Canada), PG-13 (MPAA) for...


Book Of The Month For March 2018:  Embracing Godly Character: The Christian Community's Response to a Godless Culture

Book Of The Month For March 2018: Embracing Godly Character: The Christian Community's Response to a Godless Culture

Book Of The Month For March 2018:  Embracing Godly Character: The Christian Community's Response to a Godless Culture By Kenneth Kremer 2018 / Paperback / 200 pages / Young Adult Overview We live in a godless culture. What are we to do when the faith of the next generation is threatened...


Funeral Sermon, Elsie Wilhelmine Miller / Saturday February 10th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Elsie Wilhelmine Miller / Saturday February 10th 2018

Text: John 14.1-7Theme: In the better Place___________________________Intr – Arthur and I had a good conversation earlier this week about his mother’s life. She had a long, blessed life, under the Grace of God, since she was a baptized Christian who confessed her faith all along the way. It...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / New Year's Eve / Sunday December 31st 2017 - / Galatias 4:4-7 / "Who to walk with"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / New Year's Eve / Sunday December 31st 2017 - / Galatias 4:4-7 / "Who to walk with"

Text: Galatians 4:4-7Theme: Who to walk with ___________________________ Intr – At some point in their life, children learn how to walk. That usually happens around 10-12 months, give or take a little. At first they crawl; then they kind of get up on their feet yet a little bit unsteady,...


Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part Two: The Essential Lutheran Libraries for The Family, Teens, and The Standard Package

Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part Two: The Essential Lutheran Libraries for The Family, Teens, and The Standard Package

Raising Children to Keep Them In The Family of Faith God comes to us through His Word and Sacraments during worship at church, and then the family’s devotional life at home keeps its members connected to those gifts all week long. This routine creates a lifelong rhythm that helps keep kids in...


Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part One:  The Baby King - Arch Books and the Essential Lutheran Libraries for Little Ones and Kids

Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part One: The Baby King - Arch Books and the Essential Lutheran Libraries for Little Ones and Kids

The Baby King - Arch Books By Greg Hyatt 2017 / Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages Overview: Oftentimes, we don’t think about how difficult it was for Mary and Joseph to make the long trek to Bethlehem. But every part of their journey fulfilled the prophecy for a Savior—Jesus, who would...


Wonder (2017) Stephen Chbosky - Movie Review

Wonder (2017) Stephen Chbosky - Movie Review

Wonder (2017) Directed by: Stephen Chbosky,Writers: Stephen Chbosky, Steve Conrad, Jack Thorne (screenplay by) R.J. Palacio (based on the novel by) Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic, Julia Roberts, Mandy Patinkin, Noah Jupe, Bryce Gheisar, Elle McKinnon, Daveed Diggs,...


The Star (2017) Timothy Reckart - Movie Review

The Star (2017) Timothy Reckart - Movie Review

The Star (2017) Directed by: Timothy Reckart Writers: Carlos Kotkin (screenplay by), Simon Moore, Carlos Kotkin (story by) Stars (voice): Steven Yeun, Keegan-Michael Key, Aidy Bryant, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Christopher Plummer, Ving Rhames, Gabriel Iglesias, Kelly Clarkson, Anthony...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Season of Pentecost Sunday October 15th 2017 - / Philippians 4:4-13 / Think of these things

Sermon / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Season of Pentecost Sunday October 15th 2017 - / Philippians 4:4-13 / Think of these things

Text: Phillipians 4:4-13Theme: Think of these things___________________________Intr – I am pretty sure you can recognize what I have here in my hands (shows the container). This is an ice cream container. It is empty and I just can’t remember what flavour was inside here. It might as well...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season of Pentecost Proper 6 Sunday June 18th 2017 - / Matthew 9:35-10:8 / Labourers in the Plentiful Harvest - Under-Shepherds & Fathers in the Faith

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season of Pentecost Proper 6 Sunday June 18th 2017 - / Matthew 9:35-10:8 / Labourers in the Plentiful Harvest - Under-Shepherds & Fathers in the Faith

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 18th 2017: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 9:35-10:8 "Labourers in the Plentiful Harvest – Under-Shepherds & Fathers in the Faith" And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming...


Book Of The Month For February 2017:  Man Up!: The Quest for Masculinity

Book Of The Month For February 2017: Man Up!: The Quest for Masculinity

Posted in Book of the Month / Fathers Day / family / Men's Group

  Man Up!: The Quest for Masculinity By Jeff Hemmer 2016 / Paperback / 224 Pages No free weights or cologne required. OverviewWhat does it mean to be a man? Sacrifice.Man Up! doesn't tell you to take down the feminists or reclaim your God-given role and rights. Real masculinity starts...


Fences (2016) Denzel Washington - Mini Movie Review

Fences (2016) Denzel Washington - Mini Movie Review

Fences (2016) Directed by: Denzel Washington Writer: August Wilson (Screenplay and Play) Stars: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney, Run Time: 139min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for thematic elements, language...


Book of the Month for July 2016:  Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God's Grace

Book of the Month for July 2016: Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God's Grace

Posted in 2016 / Book of the Month / Children / family / Fathers Day

Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God’s Grace Dr. Scott Leonard Keith Paperback/2015/168 pages Overview: Being Dad deals with the way fathers, and the subject of fatherhood, are treated in modern culture. Dr. Keith brings his experience with family, students, great mentors and friends to...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday June 19th 2016 - / Psalm 3 / A Father Calls For Help!

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday June 19th 2016 - / Psalm 3 / A Father Calls For Help!

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 19th 2016: The Season of Pentecost, Psalm 3. "A Father Calls For Help!"           O LORD, how many are my foes!                    Many are rising against me;           many are saying of my soul,                    there is...


Higher Things - Youth Baking Auction Fundraiser 2016

Higher Things - Youth Baking Auction Fundraiser 2016

Posted in 2016 / Event / family / News / Youth/Young Adults

Higher Things - Youth Baking Auction Fundraiser Big thank you to Karen Wiome, Denise Gottfried and Mount Olive Youth (Nick Bage, Dylan Crawford, Mattea & Mikal Gerl, Jessica & Julianna Gottfried, Eden Manz, Ethan Sjoberg, Lynden, Jenna & Joshua Wiome) for cooking and running the fundraiser...


Sermon / March 6, 2016 / Luke 15 / Preposterous Grace / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / March 6, 2016 / Luke 15 / Preposterous Grace / Pastor Terry Defoe

My message is based on these words, found in the fifteenth chapter of Luke's Gospel: 15 Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 3 So he told...