Olive Branch Bulletin: May 2018

From Pastor’s Desk I found myself this month thinking that I should communicate with you, the congregation, about the difference between piety and sanctification. usually we contrast sanctification with justification, but the difference between piety and...

Olive Branch Bulletin: April 2018

From Pastor’s Desk In the days following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, the United States Army conducted one of the largest manhunts our young country had ever seen. The assassin, John Wilkes Booth, had managed to make his escape into the...

Olive Branch Bulletin: March 2018

From Pastor’s Desk Is the cross of Jesus an ugly thing or a beautiful thing? The Romans did it. It was their cross. They’re responsible. They pounded his hands in and settled in for what, to them, was going to be a boring wait because they could not report until...

Olive Branch Bulletin: February 2018

From Pastor’s Desk You’ve probably never heard anyone say, “I just love Lent because it makes me feel so happy!” Lent is a season of subdued jubilee in anticipation of and preparation for the joy of the promises that we can so easily take for granted. There are...

Olive Branch Bulletin: January 2018

Hello members of Mt. Olive. Another year has come to a close and once again Mt. Olive has been blessed. As a congregation we have graciously given back to the Lord with our many gifts. These gifts continue to make an impact on our church and community. We have been...

Olive Branch Bulletin | July 2017

From Pastor’s Desk I hope you had an enjoyable Independence Day. Every year as I see and hear the fireworks, I thank God for our country and our freedoms. And I also can’t help but thank God for our nation’s founding fathers. I thank God for their philosophies...