Third Week of Pentecost

God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. 2 Corinthians 5:19 People everywhere have no security, no sense of acceptance, and no sense of worth. Most people...

Second Week of Pentecost

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen. 2 Peter 3:18 No matter how much we might want to try and stop it, kids grow up. They get older, smarter, taller, faster, and bolder. It’s a fact of...

Holy Trinity

And they were calling to one another: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory.” Isaiah 6:3 Has the Church lost a high and exalted view of God? We’re comforted by an expression of a fatherly God. But have we gone too far from being...

Olive Branch Bulletin | June 2017

From Pastor’s Desk It’s an exciting time for Mt. Olive. We have plans, and because of that, we have anticipation. Anticipation is exciting. We considered the excitement of anticipation last week on Ascension Day. We anticipate Jesus to return the same way...

Pentecost

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful people, and kindle in them the fire of your love. Even a raw recruit understands the value of firepower. The simple formula is: The more the better. It is striking to note how many times the Lord of creation refers...