Sermons by Matthew Ruttan


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The Force Awakens

The Force Awakens

Speaker: | January 31, 2019

“The Force Awakens.” You’re right, it’s an allusion to the Star Wars movies. But combined with the idea of the Rebel Force, it’s an idea that can help clarify our thinking about what it means...


What is hell like?

What is hell like?

Speaker: | January 18, 2019

Last week we asked what heaven was like. But on January 20th, we explored what is perhaps one of the most difficult questions of all: What is hell like? Speaking about hell, C.S. Lewis wrote:...


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How do we know?

How do we know?

Speaker: | January 04, 2019

A Gallup poll revealed that 81% of people believe in heaven, but only 69% believe in hell. We like to believe in things we like, like heaven; but not in things we don’t, like hell,...


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But is it true?

But is it true?

Speaker: | December 20, 2018

Christmas Eve is a special time. After the presents have been bought and plans have been made, we gather to sing carols by candlelight and ponder the significance of the birth of Christ. On December...


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Being steady for someone when times get tough

Being steady for someone when times get tough

Speaker: | November 23, 2018

Being a person of your word matters. In fact, we could argue that, regardless of ethnicity, language, financial situation or background, people value honesty. And yet, it seems like we live in an age of...


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People who keep their promises

People who keep their promises

Speaker: | November 16, 2018

Before the world of contracts and fine print, do you remember hearing about agreements that were made on the shake of a hand? Remember when someone could be trusted “at their word”? Nowadays, that seems...