Thoughts on Serial Killers, Sufjan Stevens, the Grace of God, and Me

By scottsauls | July 31, 2018

Once I got very angry when I heard that a guy in prison had become a Christian. I got angry because I didn’t think he deserved the blessings of God’s grace, the comfort of God’s love, or the assurance of God’s forgiveness. And I certainly didn’t think he should benefit from the promise of God’s […]

Celebrating the New Role of “Deaconess” at Our Church

By scottsauls | July 6, 2018

The following is a letter was sent to our Christ Presbyterian congregation, announcing the new role of “deaconess” at our church. Links provided in the letter should explain the many reasons why we celebrate this new initiative. Please join us in prayer as we begin our long-awaited implementation with eleven amazing, commissioned women who will […]

I Love Beer And Jesus

By scottsauls | July 1, 2018

Every now and then, God throws something a pastor’s way to remind said pastor that the gospel is sinking in with the congregation that he serves. This happened to me last year, when a member of our church named Jeff sent me a personal reflection — chiefly written for his children and his spiritually curious […]