Sermons by Matthew Ruttan


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Faithfulness is never wasted

Faithfulness is never wasted

Speaker: | July 04, 2021

This message by Pastor Ruttan on Acts 6:8 – 7:60 is about the martyrdom of Stephen, often called the first Christian martyr, who died by stoning. In this the longest speech in Acts, the sermon...


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Honoured to be dishonoured

Honoured to be dishonoured

Speaker: | June 20, 2021

How is it possible to rejoice, even after having been arrested, put in jail, shamed, and whipped? That’s what we explore in this sermon about the growing persecution of the apostles in Acts 5:17-42. We...


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Despite Our Circumstances

Despite Our Circumstances

Speaker: | June 06, 2021

What does it look like to obey God even in the face of serious opposition? How do we live knowing as if God is in control even when we feel out of control? We get...


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Load-bearing walls—for your life

Load-bearing walls—for your life

Speaker: | May 30, 2021

Load-bearing walls are essential to the well-being of a house. Take them out and the house collapses. What if we were houses? What would be the load-bearing walls we need to safeguard to avoid spiritual...


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Christ is in the Control Room

Christ is in the Control Room

Speaker: | May 16, 2021

To many people, the ascension of Jesus seems strange, perhaps even unimportant. But what if we were to tell you that a better understanding of it’s significance could give you less worry and more peace,...


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Open lips open doors. Sometimes.

Open lips open doors. Sometimes.

Speaker: | May 09, 2021

In this sermon from May 9, 2021 Pastor Ruttan takes us through Luke 24:36-49 where the risen Jesus appeared to his apostles and disciples. He explore what we have in common with those first apostles...


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God's dirt, word and work

God’s dirt, word and work

Speaker: | May 02, 2021

In this sermon from May 2, 2021 Pastor Ruttan takes us through Jesus’ parable of the sower in Luke 8:4-15. It presents four ways people respond to the farmer’s seed (i.e. the word of God),...