Sermons by Matthew Ruttan


God moves in mysterious ways… Really?

Speaker: | July 23, 2017

“God moves in mysterious ways.” Have you ever heard that before? Or said it? It’s one of those expressions that just kind of makes sense. But is it biblical? And if so, how does it...


Getting God’s Wisdom Into You

Speaker: | July 16, 2017

Recently I was asked this question: “How do we know what to take from the Bible and what’s not as important?” It’s a great question. Maybe you have it too. After all, the Bible is...


If you’re not giving up something

Speaker: | July 09, 2017

Joy. A Meaningful life. Both good things, right? Speaking to the graduating class of Eton College, the great medical missionary Albert Schweitzer said that “happiness consists in service, in giving yourself here and now to...


Why Physical Health is a Spiritual Matter

Speaker: | June 11, 2017

If you run out of gas your car will stop working. It’s so obvious, right? Well, if it’s so obvious, why does it happen to so many people? It’s because we don’t always pay attention...


In Weakness, Strength

Speaker: | June 04, 2017

Honesty is a virtue. I’m not sure anyone would argue with that. It’s good to be honest about how we deal with our neighbours and about answering people’s questions. But we’re not always honest about...


The Right Thing, Not The Easy Thing

Speaker: | May 28, 2017

“Dear God, please make me stronger.” I think that’s probably the #1 prayer for a lot of people. Stronger to do what you need to do; or to deal with health problems; or stress at...



Speaker: | May 21, 2017

Is persecution coming to Canada? Persecution is a big word. It can make us think of people in harrowing circumstances on the other side of the world. But will the persecution of Christians in Canada...


Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Speaker: | May 14, 2017

“You are standing on the shoulders of giants.” The idea is simple—and powerful: That other people before you have spent time and energy on you, set an example, taught you, and prayed for you. These...


Someone’s Missing Piece

Speaker: | May 07, 2017

“Why are you significant to someone else’s life?” That question might be easy to answer if you’re helping a best friend in crisis of if you’re a parent. But when thinking about the people in...