A Prayer for Graduates

By scottsauls | May 28, 2014

  Our Father in Heaven, it’s an honor to join you in affirming and celebrating the creative, athletic, and academic accomplishments of those who are graduating and moving on to the next chapter of their lives. Thank you for the season that you have entrusted them to our care. And now, Father, as they move […]

Why I Need Anglicans, Methodists, Asians, Ancients, Women, and Others Not Like Me

By scottsauls | May 23, 2014

Allow me to reflect for a moment about how grace can impact how we relate to others. How does Jesus wants his people to relate to one another on matters that are important, but that are also non-essential? Unlike the essentials which are best summarized in ancient consensus statements like the Apostles and Nicene Creeds, and […]

Esteeming Every Woman On Mothers Day

By scottsauls | May 9, 2014

  There are two mothers in my life—my own mother and also Patti, the mother of my children. With both, I hit the jackpot. Since the day each of them brought her first child into the world, Mom and Patti have been as close to the ideal as one could imagine. Selfless, steady, and safe are […]

On Being Missional: Four Helpful Questions

By scottsauls | May 2, 2014

For a couple years now, I have served on the board of a cutting edge cultural engagement organization called Qideas. Among other things, Qideas sponsors an event in multiple cities called Q Commons, and also a national event called the Q Conference. Below is a reflection I wrote after a Q Conference in Nashville. If you are a […]