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The Promise (2017) Terry George - Movie Review

The Promise (2017) Terry George - Movie Review

The Promise (2016) Directed by: Terry GeorgeWriters: Terry George, Robin Swicord (screenplay)Stars: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Angela Sarafyan, Marwan Kenzari, Igal Naor, Rade Serbedzija, Jean Reno, James Cromwell Run Time: 133min Rated: 14A (Canada)...


Manchester by the Sea (2016) Kenneth Lonergan - Movie Review

Manchester by the Sea (2016) Kenneth Lonergan - Movie Review

Manchester by the Sea (2016) Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan Writer: Kenneth Lonergan (Screenplay) Stars: Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, Kyle Chandler, Michelle Williams, Kara Hayward, Anna Baryshnikov, Ben O'Brien, Gretchen Mol, Matthew Broderick, Run Time: 137min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA)...


La La Land (2016) Damien Chazelle - Mini Movie Review

La La Land (2016) Damien Chazelle - Mini Movie Review

La La Land (2016) Directed by: Damien Chazelle Writer: Damien Chazelle (Screenplay) Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, John Legend, Run Time: 128min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for some language Listen here for audio of radio interviews about films from a Christian...


Arrival (2016) Denis Villeneuve - Mini Movie Review

Arrival (2016) Denis Villeneuve - Mini Movie Review

Arrival (2016) Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Writers: Eric Heisserer (Screenplay) Ted Chiang (Short Story: "Story of Your Life") Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Tzi Ma, Michael Stuhlbarg, Run Time: 116min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for brief strong language Listen here...


Hell or High Water (2016) David Mackenzie - Mini Movie Review

Hell or High Water (2016) David Mackenzie - Mini Movie Review

Hell or High Water (2016) Directed by: David Mackenzie Writer: Taylor Sheridan (Screenplay) Stars: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham, Run Time: 102min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for some strong violence, language throughout and brief sexuality Listen here for audio of...


Lion (2016) Garth Davis - Mini Movie Review

Lion (2016) Garth Davis - Mini Movie Review

Lion (2016) Directed by: Garth Davis Writers: Luke Davies (Screenplay), Saroo Brierley (Book "A Long Way Home") Stars: Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Priyanka Bose, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Divian Ladwa, Keshav Jadhav Run Time: 118min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA)...


Funeral Sermon For Wendy Heuchert / Friday January 20th - 2017

Funeral Sermon For Wendy Heuchert / Friday January 20th - 2017

Funeral Sermon for Wendy Heuchert at Mount Olive Lutheran Church Friday January 20th - 2017 / Pastor Ted A. Giese / 1st Corinthians 13:4-8a Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;...


IssuesEtc Segment: 74th Golden Globe Awards 2017

IssuesEtc Segment: 74th Golden Globe Awards 2017

74th Golden Globe Awards 2017 In this segment of IssuesEtc pastors Giese and Wilken talk about the recent telecast of the 74th 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...


Weekly Bulletin January 1st

Weekly Bulletin January 1st

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2016

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 bulletin...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 25th 2016 - / John 1:1-14 / What is Jesus' Reason For The Season?

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 25th 2016 - / John 1:1-14 / What is Jesus' Reason For The Season?

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Christmas / Sermons / ^John / 2016

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 25th 2016: Christmas Day, / John 1:1-14  "What is Jesus' Reason For The Season?" 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...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Saturday December 24th 2016 - / Luke 2:1-20 / How's Your Heart This Christmas?

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Saturday December 24th 2016 - / Luke 2:1-20 / How's Your Heart This Christmas?

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2016: Christmas Eve, / Luke 2:1-20 “How's Your Heart This Christmas” In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor...


Funeral Sermon for Rhonda Ermel / Thursday December 22nd - 2016

Funeral Sermon for Rhonda Ermel / Thursday December 22nd - 2016

Funeral Sermon for Rhonda Ermel at Mount Olive Lutheran Church Thursday December 22nd - 2016 / Pastor Ted A. Giese / Isaiah 38:1-5 In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him, and said to him, “Thus says the LORD: Set...


Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Bulletin December 24th & 25th

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Bulletin December 24th & 25th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / Christmas / 2016

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 bulletin...


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Gareth Edwards - Movie Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Gareth Edwards - Movie Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Directed by: Gareth Edwards Writers: Chris Weitz, Tony Gilroy, John Knoll, Gary Whitta (Screenplay), based on characters created by George Lucas. Stars: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang,...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 18th 2016 - / Matthew 1:18-25 / The Birth of Jesus: The Faith of Joseph

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 18th 2016 - / Matthew 1:18-25 / The Birth of Jesus: The Faith of Joseph

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Advent / Sermons / ^Matthew / 2016

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 18th 2016: The Season of Advent, Matthew 1:18-25 “The Birth of Jesus: The Faith of Joseph”                    Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they...


Weekly Bulletin December 18th

Weekly Bulletin December 18th

Posted in Weekly Bulletin / 2016

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...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Wednesday December 14th 2016 - / Matthew 11:2-15 / When the Reed Won't Bend

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Wednesday December 14th 2016 - / Matthew 11:2-15 / When the Reed Won't Bend

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Advent / Sermons / ^Matthew / 2016

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday December 14th 2016: The Season of Advent, Matthew 11:2-15 "When the Reed Won't Bend"  Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples and said to Him, “Are You the one who is to come, or...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 11th 2016 - / Matthew 11:2-15 / Rejoice in the Lord Always

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 11th 2016 - / Matthew 11:2-15 / Rejoice in the Lord Always

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Advent / Sermons / ^Matthew / 2016

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 11th 2016: The Season of Advent, Matthew 11:2-15 "Rejoice in The Lord Always"  Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples and said to Him, “Are You the one who is to come, or shall...


A Soldier's Prayer - Psalm 61 Sermon December Advent Prayer Service

A Soldier's Prayer - Psalm 61 Sermon December Advent Prayer Service

Prayer Service December 6th Season of Advent - 2016. Pr. Ted Giese, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina SK. Psalm 61 - A Soldier's Prayer [TO THE CHOIRMASTER: WITH STRINGED INSTRUMENTS. OF DAVID.] Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to You when my heart...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 4th 2016 - / Matthew 3:1-12 / A Sound and Good Warning

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 4th 2016 - / Matthew 3:1-12 / A Sound and Good Warning

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 4th 2016: The Season of Advent, Matthew 3:1-12. "A Sound and Good Warning" In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” For this is he who was spoken...