Merrill Olson

Merrill Olson

Merrill Olson served as a senior pastor for thirty-four years. He received a B.S. from Minnesota State University-Mankato, an M. Div. from Bethel Theological Seminary, and a D. Min. from Columbia Evangelical Seminary. He is currently involved as an interim pastor along with a teaching and writing ministry. His emphasis is on apologetics and training believers to defend their faith in Christ from God’s Word. He is well versed in Bible prophecy as it pertains to end times. He is a gifted speaker with the conviction that only by the Word of God can people experience inward transformation by the Holy Spirit. He has been married to his wife, Jan, for many years and resides in Minnesota.

Scoffers and Skeptics Regarding Bible Prophecy

July 6, 2018

By Merrill Olson Scripture says that “knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts, and saying, ‘Where is the promise of His [Christ’s] coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation’” (2 Peter 3:3-4). In Peter’s…

The Church In Regards To The Tribulation

June 20, 2018

By Merrill Olson There are many people today among believers, from all walks of life, who believe strongly that the redeemed church of Jesus Christ will go through the Tribulation Period. This is called Posttribulationism. Therefore, while the church is on the earth during that time, it will experience suffering and trial but not the…

Israel’s Statehood – The Major Sign of Bible Prophecy

May 27, 2018

By Merrill Olson It is rewarding to talk about and discuss the significance of Bible prophecy and the signs pointing to the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. This is particularly true for those who hold to the truths of God’s Word regarding this important emphasis of Scripture. As a result, there are many signs…

The Embassy Needs To Be In Jerusalem

May 15, 2018

By Merrill Olson An historical but prophetic event took place a few weeks ago when President Trump made Jerusalem Israel’s capital. But, another event has just taken place on May 14, 2018 when the United States Embassy was moved to Jerusalem. Yet, the violent protests on Gaza’s side near Israel’s border are by primarily the…

Paving The Way To The Tribulation

April 28, 2018

By Merrill Olson In our present day, the hatred for biblical Christianity is rising at a phenomenal rate. More and more abhorrence is building in America against what is godly than ever before. What was once true biblically and even held sacred in this country is now being sneered at with an extreme disgust and…

The Deception With Separation Of Church And State

April 14, 2018

By Merrill Olson One of the biggest deceptions that have taken place in the United States is the issue of the separation of church and state. It has led to crosses being torn down in public places, nativity scenes being forbidden on public property, prayer eliminated from school functions, and those ending in Jesus’ name…

The Twisted Thinking Of The Protesters

March 28, 2018

By Merrill Olson Twisted thinking includes the state of being twisted. It has to do with distorted thinking. It is making one’s way in a winding or devious manner to a destination or objective. This type of thinking was evident lately with the warped thinking that led the protesters against gun violence in schools. While…

Israel’s Future Is Secure

March 14, 2018

By Merrill Olson There are many who wonder about the future of Israel because of the hatred that certain nations and peoples have for her. Threats and actions against her are evident. However, will her demise ever happen? No, such a thing will never occur. The reason being is that the Bible is very definite…

Guns Are Not The Problem

March 2, 2018

By Merrill Olson Since the recent tragic deaths of innocent people by gun violence, the whole issue of gun control has surfaced again. There are politicians, popular news personnel, and others who are advocating stricter gun laws. There are also those who are promising that they are going to do everything they can to see…

A Major Cause For The Change

February 16, 2018

By Merrill Olson As we look at America and the recent violence in schools and public places, there are many different ideas that people have suggested. For instance: It has to do with guns. We need more gun control legislation. Others are suggesting the possibly of even taking away all guns which includes those from…

What The Church Is Spared

January 25, 2018

By Merrill Olson Domestic violence is an all-too-familiar thing in our society. It may have happened with family members, neighbors, friends, or co-workers. It may have occurred with someone reading this article. You know what it is like. It has touched you personally. You know the trauma of it. Nevertheless, the experience of it or…

The Real Cause For Contention For Jerusalem

January 5, 2018

By Merrill Olson After President Trump declared Jerusalem as Israel’s capital (article Dec. 6, 2017), the outcry of the United Nations was expected. It was not a surprise to people who support Israel because of God’s promises to her in Scripture. Nevertheless, the present opposition against Israel is not anything new. It has been going…

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