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 Recent Messages to Mt. Olive congregation

 Audio mp3 files with recordings

(occasionally prefaced with singing led by the Heavensong Praise Team).

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Protrait of Kenneth L. Williamson

 

 

 

—Rev. Kenneth L. Williamson (unless noted otherwise)

 

 MOST RECENT:

 

Series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

Simple sketch of sunrise with the word "Hope"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A black & white drawing of a pigeon surrounded by flowers and the text of Romans 15:13Is There Hope?

—23 July 2017, part 1 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

 

 

 

 

Hidden WoundsThe word "HOPE" in blue letters with a gold star in the center of the "O"

—30 July 2017, part 2 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

 

 

 

 

An Eagle flying with the words of Isaiah 40:31El Shaddai

 

{One of God’s names is “El Shaddai” which means “I am your all-powerful God,” or is often translated as “God Almighty.“}

 

—6 August 2017, part 3 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

 

 

 

Jesus seated and holding a lamb with the words "I am the God Who Shepherds You"

I am the God Who Shepherds You

 

—13 August 2017, part 4 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am the God

of Exceeding Joy Mountains with a rainbow in the clear blue sky and the words "For me to live is Christ"

 

 

 

 

—20 August 2017, part 5 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

 

 

 

 

 

Two white doves on an evergreen branch with snow in the background and the word "peace"I am the God of Peace

 

 

 

—27 August 2017, part 6 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

 

 

 

A dove with a branch in its beak and the world in the background with the words "Sanctified by Grace"

I am the God Who Sanctifies You

—3 September 2017, part 7 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

 

 

 

 

Jesus with his arms outstretched and moving and the words "God Provides"

I am the God Who Provides for You

—10 September 2017, part 8 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

 

 

 

 

 

A poster with the words "God Defends Us" with "Defends" in large green letters and a red star behind the "O" in GOD.

I am the God Who Defends You

—17 September 2017, part 9 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

{GITHOOF} 9 part series: Heart painted in bright red and pink with the words "God's Grace is the Heart of Our Faith"

 

 

—Part 1, 23 April 2017

Saving Grace  

 

 

—30 April 2017

Guilt and Grace

part 2 of the series:

Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

 

 

—7 May 2017, part 3

Sustaining Grace A lake in the mountains with a rainbow in the sky and the words "The God of all grace"

 

 

 

 

Healing Grace

 

—21 May 2017, part 4 of the series:

Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

 

 

sillouette of a man in white with his arms open wide and lifted up with the cross in the background and the words "Liberating Grace"

 

 

—28 May 2017, part 5

Liberating Grace

 

 

 

 

 

 

ForgivenessA rainbow between clouds and the word "forgiveness"

Matthew 10:8

—June 11, 2017, part 6 of the series:

Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

 

 

 

Restore Us 

Lamentations 5:21

—June 25, 2017, part 7

 

 

A banner with the words "Be Transformed"

Being Transformed

Philippians 2:5

—July 2, 2017, part 8 of the series:

God’s Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

 

 

 

Growing in Faith and Trust Through Grace

—July 9, 2017, part 9, last part of the series:

God’s Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

 

 

 

 

 

 

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—Mothers Day, 14 May 2017 A mother holding a newborn baby and the words "Blessings from God"

Please Pass The Blessing!

 

 

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{TTS} 7 part series:

Tears Tell the Story

 

part 1, Ash Wednesday March 1, 2017

Longing Tears

-Jesus Agonizes Over Jerusalem

 

 

part 2 of Tears Tell the Story, 2017 Mar 8

– No recording due to technical problems

 

 

part 3 of Tears Tell the Story, —2017, Wed. Mar 15

Impossible Tears

 

 

 

 

part 4 of Tears Tell the Story, —2017, Wed. Mar 22

Bowl of Tears

 

 

part 5 of Tears Tell the Story, —2017, Wed. Mar 29

Garden of Tears

 

 

part 6 of Tears Tell the Story, —2017, Wed. April 5

Guilty Tears

 

 

final part (7) of Tears Tell the Story, —2017, Sun. April 9

A Mother’s Tears Simple image of a face with one tear falling and the words "A Mother's Tears"

-Mary watches Jesus die

 

 

 

 

 

 

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{WITMJ} 14 part series:

Who is this Man, Jesus?

part 1, —Nov 27, 2016

The Identity of Deity

 

 

part 2 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2016, Dec 4

Jesus-A Relationship, a Courtship, a Miracle

 

 

Silouette of man walking with woman riding a donkey and stars above them

part 3 of Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2016, Dec 11

Joseph the Just 

 

 

 

 

 

part 4 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2016, Dec 18

What Kind of Savior is Jesus?

 

 

 

 

part 5 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Jan 8

Life…As God Intended It

 

 

 

Outline drawing of Man with flowing beard and the ten commandmants behind him

part 6 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Jan 15

Resting in Christ

 

 

 

part 7 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Jan 22 Israelites crossing a river carrying the Ark of the Covenant and the words "The Israelites Enter the Promised Land"

Entering Rest 

 

 

 

part 8a of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Jan 29

The Astonishing Power of Jesus -part 1

 

 

 

 

 

part 8b of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Feb 5

The Astonishing Power of Jesus -part 2

 

 

 

part 9 of Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Feb 12

The Ultimate Healer

 

 

 

part 10 of Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Feb 19

Abiding in Christ

 

 

 

part 11a of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Feb 26

The Gathering Storm -part 1

 

 

part 11b of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Mar 5

The Gathering Storm -part 2

 

 

 

 

part 12a of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Mar 12

Judas kissing Jesus

 

Betrayed and Arrested -part 1

 

 

 

part 12b of Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Mar 19A bulging bag with coins spread around it

Betrayed and Arrested -part 2

 

 

 

Close-up photo of a judge's gavel

part 13 of series:

Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Mar 26

Analysis of a Courtroom Fiasco

 

 

 

part 14 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, April 2

The Last Trials of Jesus

 

 

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{HM} 11 part series:

Hakuna Matata

(No Worries for the Rest of Your Days)

 

How to Enjoy People in Your Life

A poster with the words "Practice Positive Prayer" and two simple flower designs, one red and one blue—July 3, 2016, part 1 of the series “Hakuna Matata”

 

 

 

 

Learning to be Joyful no matter what!A man in a cell with bars on the window writing by the light of an ancient lamp

—July 10, 2016, part 2 of the series

“Hakuna Matata”

—July 17, 2016, part 3 of series: “Hakuna Matata”

How to Handle Conflict

 

 

 

—July 24, 2016, part 4 of series: “Hakuna Matata”

How Does Jesus Change My Life?

 

 

 

—July 31, 2016, part 5 of series: “Hakuna Matata”

How to Overcome Complaining

 

—August 7, 2016, part 6 of series: “Hakuna Matata”

Five Values that God Looks for in Godly People

 

 

 

—August 14, 2016, part 7 of series: “Hakuna Matata”

Safe Guarding Your Joy in the Lord

 

 

 

—August 21, 2016, part 8 of series: “Hakuna Matata”

Keys to Successful Christian Living!

 

 

 

—August 28, 2016, part 9 of series: “Hakuna Matata”

Reducing Stress

 

 

—September 4, 2016, part 10 of series: “Hakuna Matata”

A pair of old fashioned skeleton keysKeys to Contentment

 

 

 

 

 

—September 11, 2016, final part (11) of series: “Hakuna Matata”

A Letter of Thanks

 

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An Invitation to a Pauper to sit at the King’s Table

—May 29, 2016 -Memorial Day

 

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{FFLITW} 10 part series:

Fundamentals for Living in Today’s World

 

 

Five Spiritual Needs in our Life

—2016 April 3, part 1 of the series:

Fundamentals for Living in Today’s World

 

 

Being In Christ

—2016 April 10, part 2 of the series:

Fundamentals for Living in Today’s World

 

 

Being Spiritually Connected

—April 17, 2016, part 3 of the series:

Fundamentals for Living in Today’s World

 

 

Being a Part of the Family

—April 24, 2016, part 4 of series: Fundamentals . . . ,

Fundamentals for Living in Today’s World

 

Christ the Solid Rock

part 5 of series: Fundamentals . . . —May 1, 2016

Fundamentals for Living in Today’s World

 

What is the Key to Making Wise Decisions?

part 6 of series: Fundamentals . . . , —May 15, 2016

Fundamentals for Living in Today’s World

 

Three men each holding small bags and the words "The Parable of the Talents"Life’s Investment

part 7, —May 22, 2016

Fundamentals for Living in Today’s World

 

 

 

 

How to Receive Guidance from God

part 8 of series: Fundamentals . . . , —June 5, 2016

 

 

How to Tell God Je T’aime beaucoup

(How to tell God, I love you much)

part 9 of series: Fundamentals . . . , —June 12, 2016

 

 

God’s Assignment for His Children

part 10, —June 26, 2016. Last part of the series:

Fundamentals for Living in Today’s World

 

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A Mother’s Love

—2016 May 8, Mother’s Day

 

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{SR101} 7 part series:

Stress Relief 101

 

 

God’s Remedy for Busy-ness

—2016 Jan 31, part 1 of Stress Relief 101

 

God’s Remedy for Worry

—2016 Feb 7, part 2 of Stress Relief 101

 

God’s Remedy for Damaged Emotions

—2016 Feb 14, part 3 of Stress Relief 101

 

God’s Remedy for Indecision

—2016 Feb 21, part 4 of Stress Relief 101

 

God’s Remedy for Dark Valleys

—2016 Feb 28, part 5 of Stress Relief 101

 

God’s Remedy for your Hurt

—2016 March 6, part 6 of Stress Relief 101

 

God’s Remedy for Fearing the Future

—2016 March 13, part 7 of Stress Relief 101

 

 

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{TTKAL} 4 part series:

Trust—The Key to Abundant Living

 

 

Can I Trust God? A poster with the words "Trust in the Lord"

—2016 Jan 3, part 1 of

Trust—The Key to Abundant Living

 

Can I Be Trusted by God?

—2016 Jan 10, part 2 of

Trust—The Key to Abundant Living

 

The words "Trust Test 1" with footprints below

Trust Test 1

—2106 Jan 17, part 3 of

Trust—The Key to Abundant Living

 

Trust Test 2

—2016 Jan 24, part 4 of

Trust—The Key to Abundant Living

 

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2015 Advent Series:

 

Shepards Take the Opportunity

(1st Sunday of Advent)

—2015 Nov 29, part 1 of

2015 Advent Series

 

Keep Your Eye on the Finish Line (2nd Sunday of A runner hitting a black tape across the middle with her hands raised high and other runners in the backgroundAdvent)

 

 

 

 

—2015 Dec 6, part 2 of

2015 Advent Series

 

 

 

 

Joseph (third Sunday of Advent)

Silouettes of a man walking and a woman on a donkey

—2015 Dec 13, part 3 of

2015 Advent Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary

—2015 Dec 20, part 4 of

2015 Advent Series

 

 

 

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{HTBRBSC} 12 part series (counting the introduction):

 

Drawing of a church reader board with the words "Reaching, Building, Sending church

How to become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

Based on Mt. Olive Lutheran Church’s mission statement: To develop devoted disciples by reaching, building and sending.

“A Love, a Faith, a Hope that will change the world” -Introduction The words "Faith, Hope, Love"

—2015 August 16, part A, Introduction to the series

 

 

 

 

 

Jesus’ Prayer for the Church

—2015 Aug 23, part 1 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

Colored drawing of St. Paul

Paul’s Expectation of a Reaching, Building, and Sending Church

—2015 Aug 30, part 2 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

Faith: The influential Value of a Reaching, Building and Sending Church Just the word "faith" and simple design

—2015 Sept 6, part 3 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

A line drawing in blue of a dove and the word "Hope" 

Hope:The Motivating Value of a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

—2015 Sept 13, part 4 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

 

 

Love: The All Important Value of a Reaching, Building, Love_10112cand Sending Church

—2015 Sept 20, part 5 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

Four Essential Experiences of a Reaching, Building, and Sending Church

—2015 Sept 27, part 6 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

A black and white butterfly with the words "The Word of God"

Learning and Growing with the Word of God

—2015 Oct 4, part 7 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

 

 

Learning to Grow in Love with Each Other 

—2015 Oct 11, part 8 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

The word "Love" on a vibrant colored red and purple background

 

Reaching out to Non-Christians Drawing of six hands reaching

—2015 Oct 18, part 9 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

Antioch, an example of a Reaching, Building, and Sending Church -part 10

Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3

—2015 Nov 8, part 10 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

A Mission Statement-The Usefulness of a Stated Purpose

—2015 Nov 22, part 11 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

 

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"Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted" with a drawing of sunrise

What Kind of Mourning will you have?

—2015 Nov 1

Matthew 5:4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is FreedomDrawing of two hands bound with cords that have been cut

The letters of the word "FREEDOM" flash on and off along with cross symbols between each letter

 

—2015 Oct 25



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