Sermons by Matthew Ruttan

You go to who you know

You go to who you know

Speaker: | October 18, 2021

When you’re in over your head, who do you go to? You go to someone you know personally, who is trustworthy, and who has a track record of being helpful. One of the reasons we...

Heaven's Appetizer

Heaven’s Appetizer

Speaker: | October 11, 2021

If a hiker is nearing his destination at the top of the mountain, he stops feeling tired, even if he is in fact tired. Why? Because nearing his goal and reward takes precedence in his...

Displaced Persons

Displaced Persons

Speaker: | October 04, 2021

There are over 80 million displaced persons on earth. But what if there was another kind of displaced person? Someone who walked among us, wandering — someone who has yet to connect with what matters...

Someone who's been there

Someone who’s been there

Speaker: | September 26, 2021

When someone has been through a hardship which is similar to something you are going through you tend to be more receptive to what they have to say. The other person is probably also motivated...

Spiritual adultery or fidelity

Spiritual adultery or fidelity

Speaker: | September 19, 2021

Have you ever thought, ‘Well, maybe Jesus isn’t all he’s cracked up to be. Maybe I should consult a fortune-teller or rub that little Buddha’s belly just to ensure I have all my bases covered.’...

The radiance of Jesus

The radiance of Jesus

Speaker: | September 13, 2021

Have you ever faced hardship, considered turning back, wondered if Jesus makes a difference, or wanted confidence and courage no matter what? Enter the book of Hebrews. In this sermon from September 12, 2021 on...

Count what truly counts

Count what truly counts

Speaker: | August 08, 2021

“The good life” is about getting; but a great and godly life is about giving. That’s what Pastor Ruttan explores in this sermon on Acts 20:13-38 where Paul recounts some of his own hardships and...

Being different makes a difference

Being different makes a difference

Speaker: | August 02, 2021

Do you ever feel strange because of your faith? What if that wasn’t such a bad thing? And what if there was a purpose in it? In this sermon from August 1, 2021, those are...