Sermons by Matthew Ruttan


Convenience or Obedience?

Speaker: | September 30, 2018

I’m a naturally skeptical person. Maybe you are too. And yet, Christianity is based on a miracle—Jesus rising from the dead. Even if you concede that miracles may have happened in the past, maybe you’re...


Is God Actually God?

Speaker: | September 16, 2018

When you open the Bible, you won’t be reading for long before you run into miracles. A man lives inside the belly of a huge fish, water is turned into wine, the blind receive their...


God’s miracles follow God’s mission

Speaker: | September 09, 2018

When you read the Bible miracles are all over the place. Moses hears from God at a bush that isn’t burned up, water is turned into wine, and corpses come back to life. And if...


Alt Right? Alt Left?–And Jesus

Speaker: | August 31, 2018

We live in polarizing and controversial times. Race riots make the news, Google and Facebook are accused of suppressing speech and certain voices they disagree with, there’s the controversial sex-ed curriculum debate, ‘identity politics’ is...


Is the point of life to be a good person?

Speaker: | July 29, 2018

Is the point of life to be a good person? That’s certainly what a lot of people think. And it’s not like there isn’t SOME truth in that statement—there is. But it certainly isn’t the...


God loves you as you are, but…

Speaker: | July 15, 2018

Have you ever tried to go somewhere with only half a map? Have you ever tried to assemble a BBQ with basic picture prompts but instructions that were in a different language? Have you ever...


Righting Wrongs

Speaker: | June 24, 2018

Sometimes there’s something hold you back. Holding you back from moving forward in your life with a greater sense of mental freedom, of peace of mind, and of personal integrity. Quite often that “something holding...


No Eraser

Speaker: | June 17, 2018

Who do we become when life gets hard? No matter how you answer, it think we can all agree that difficult circumstances shape us. Sometimes in a good way, and sometimes in a not-so-good way....