The Word at Westminster

Welcome to our (new!) podcast called The Word at Westminster. It’s all about learning and living God’s word.

It includes talks, studies, interviews, sermons and more from Westminster Church in Barrie, Canada.

You can listen and subscribe wherever you enjoy podcasts: iTunes (Apple), Spotify, Google Podcasts or Stitcher.

We’d like to thank Kristin Stouffer for the logo design!

Here are the most recent episodes:

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  • Singing in the storm (Sermon) July 26, 2021
    Are you feeling under strain? Would you like to know a little thing that is actually a big thing and which can help you navigate your trials? In this sermon on Acts 16:16-34 from July 25, 2021 Pastor Ruttan looks at Paul and Silas singing in prison after having been unjustly treated, stripped, given a […]
  • Avoiding the post-pandemic crash (Sermon) July 19, 2021
    Generally speaking, our bodies and minds are designed to handle crises for short periods of time. But the COVID-19 pandemic has been anything but short. We have been living in a state of emergency perpetually. As a result, there is a threat of a post-pandemic “crash,” when fatigued systems just can’t keep it up anymore. […]
  • Being baptized – by Kristin Stouffer July 15, 2021
    In this episode, Kristin Stouffer shares her faith statement from the day she was baptized at Westminster. It's a sincere and moving story of faith. Kristin, we thank you so much for sharing with the rest of us. Your words are a blessing and help others reflect on their own journey and what it means […]
  • God’s signature (Sermon) July 12, 2021
    In this sermon from July 11, 2021 Pastor Ruttan takes us through Acts 14:8-20 and the visit of Paul and Barnabas to Lystra. In a whirlwind visit we learn about creation and how it is evidence of a Creator, about how it points to the kindness of our creation, and can even be a source […]
  • Faithfulness is never wasted (Sermon) July 4, 2021
    This on Acts 6:8 - 7:60 is about the martyrdom of Stephen, who died by stoning. This sermon highlights four themes embedded in Stephen’s words: (1) God’s faithfulness in the past assures us of God’s faithfulness in the present; (2) Knowing the Scriptures well enable you to better apply God’s wisdom to your own modern […]
  • Welcome Message July 2, 2021
    Welcome to our new podcast called The Word at Westminster! This intro message provides some background and what to expect. 
  • Miracles follow God’s mission (with Will Han) June 29, 2021
    In this throwback episode to 2018, Will Han speaks about miracles, his initial skepticism, and the mind-blowing healings he’s been a part of while on mission.
  • Vine Groups – Participant Statements June 21, 2021
    Recently, the coordinator of our small groups program, Henna Kim, invited participants to share some of their experiences as being a part of a group. This episode includes nine of these uplifting testimonies and insights. 
  • Honoured to be dishonoured (Sermon) June 21, 2021
    How is it possible to rejoice, even after having been arrested, put in jail, shamed, and whipped? That's what Pastor Ruttan explores in this sermon about the growing persecution of the apostles in Acts 5:17-42.
  • Being Well When You’re Weary – a talk by therapist Sarah Covey June 21, 2021
    Serenity, Sabbath rest and self-care. This episode is the audio component of a talk by therapist Sarah Covey to pastors and elders of the presbytery of Barrie in May 2021. It’s a workshop called 'Being Well When You’re Weary.' It was designed for leaders in the church, but really is helpful to a much broader […]