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Since a pulse doesn’t mean you’re alive, this podcast is about the vitality of firm faith, pursuing personal integrity, and consistently keeping the main thing the main thing in practical ways day-by-day.

Matthew Ruttan is a disciple of King Jesus, husband to Laura, dad-of-three, pastor at Westminster, author of Turbulence and The Up Daily Devotional, lover of simplicity, sincerity, clarity and campfires. Servant of the Word. John 10:10.

The Pulse Podcast with Matthew Ruttan Matthew Ruttan

    • Religion & Spirituality
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Since a pulse doesn’t mean you’re alive, this podcast is about the vitality of firm faith, pursuing personal integrity, and consistently keeping the main thing the main thing in practical ways day-by-day.

Matthew Ruttan is a disciple of King Jesus, husband to Laura, dad-of-three, pastor at Westminster, author of Turbulence and The Up Daily Devotional, lover of simplicity, sincerity, clarity and campfires. Servant of the Word. John 10:10.

    The difference between self-comfort and self-care and why it matters

    The difference between self-comfort and self-care and why it matters

    If you think you’re caring for yourself when you’re really just comforting yourself, you may be creating more grief than gain. This episode is the audio version of an article I wrote with therapist Sarah Joy Covey for The Toronto Star.Continue reading

    • 4 min
    Superabundant prayers to a superabundant God (Growing Deeper with Ephesians 3:14-21)

    Superabundant prayers to a superabundant God (Growing Deeper with Ephesians 3:14-21)

    If we don't comprehend the bigness of God, we'll underestimate what he can do (and what he can do through us as well). This episode is a Bible Study of Ephesians 3:14-21.Continue reading

    • 22 min
    Assisted Suicide (MAiD) in Canada—some biblical considerations

    Assisted Suicide (MAiD) in Canada—some biblical considerations

    In this episode I answer a question in a Q & A Forum about assisted suicide and the quickly changing landscape in Canada.Continue reading

    • 12 min
    The bread of life, charges of cannibalism, and competing soul appetites (Growing Deeper with John 6:25-71)

    The bread of life, charges of cannibalism, and competing soul appetites (Growing Deeper with John 6:25-71)

    Jesus' statement that "I am the bread of life" was divisive. He then talked about the necessity of eating his flesh and drinking his blood. People argued. Some left. Why? What did he mean? This episode is a Bible study on John 6:25-71 and explores the deepest appetites of our souls.Continue reading

    • 26 min
    Walking on water and eclipsing fear (Growing Deeper with John 6:16-24)

    Walking on water and eclipsing fear (Growing Deeper with John 6:16-24)

    It's one of Jesus' most well-known miracles. But walking on water wasn't a party trick. We can learn from both the disciples' uncertainty and Jesus' sovereignty. The powerful presence of Jesus is greater than the powerful presence of fear. This episode is an in-depth look at John 6:16-24.Continue reading

    • 18 min
    Serious, self-sacrificial evangelism—a talk with Will Han

    Serious, self-sacrificial evangelism—a talk with Will Han

    Evangelism is sharing the good news about Jesus. But it can be challenging (and intimidating). Will Han is a Buddhist monk-turned Christian, church-planter and missionary. He has a serious and self-sacrificial approach which flows from his own experience of Christ's love. This podcast is a talk (and interview) with Rev. Han.Continue reading

    • 47 min

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