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The Pulse Podcast with Matthew Ruttan
In February 2021 I introduced my new podcast. Here’s a video that tells you what it’s about. You can listen in and subscribe with iTunes (Apple), Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and TuneIn.
The Gospel of John
Early in 2022 I will be teaching through the Gospel of John. This video introduction provides the who, what and why of what might be the most influential document ever to be written on earth.
The Book of Hebrews
From September to December 2021 I taught through many sections in the New Testament book of Hebrews. This short video provides an introduction to the book. Who wrote it? What are the major themes? What is it’s purpose? How might we benefit from these insights today?
How can I make rest happen when I feel like I’m on a hamster wheel?
At the church I pastor, Westminster in Barrie, Canada, we sometimes have a Q & A Forum after the service. People submit questions ahead of time and I provide a response. The full question is: “One of the recent sermons on Hebrews talked about rest and how important it is, one day a week for rest. To be honest, I feel like I never get a full day, and then I feel bad about it because I know it’s in the Bible and the 10 Commandments. Can you share an idea or two about how I can make resting happen when I feel like I’m on a hamster wheel?” This was originally recorded live on December 5, 2021.
The Gospel of Luke
From January to April 2021 I taught through many sections in the Gospel of Luke on Sunday mornings at Westminster Church in Barrie. Here is a short intro video to the book.
Trafficking is the nightmare that isn’t a dream. Modern slavery still exists. Here is my interview with a local volunteer engaged in the fight.
Rain or Shine
This is a song I wrote and then recorded on my phone and played for this short video. It’s called ‘Rain or Shine’ and is a message from a dependable God to one of his struggling children.
Gather as the Wounded Saviour
Here’s a song I wrote and recorded on my phone. Well, I wrote the words and put them to the tune of Beethoven’s Ode to Joy.
Better Than Before
Here is a conversation with two pastors at the start of the COVID-19. We talk about how things could go back to being “better than before.”
The word “gospel” means good news and is central to an understanding of the Christian faith. Here is a short video I put together about it (sometimes used during worship services at Westminster Church).
Here is a short Scripture video I put together from this poetic and powerful psalm.
Jesus said, “I Am”
Here are some of the “I Am” statements by Jesus in John’s Gospel.
Glory to God
Here are some Scripture verses (read by a young person) on the theme of God’s glory.
I know prayer is important, but it’s a constant battle. Can you give some tips?
This is my response to this question at the monthly ‘Q and A Forum’ at Westminster Church.
How To Memorize a Bible Verse
Bible memorization is a part of my own regular spiritual practice. Here are a few tips for those trying to do the same.
Here are some key verses from the book of James. These were from a teaching series I led in late 2020.