How Being Conservative Will Make You Liberal

By scottsauls | December 17, 2018

At a conference in 2014, New York Times writer David Brooks gave a fascinating talk called “How to Be Religious in the Public Square,” in which he said that we live in an achievement culture, where success is our primary pursuit. We live by two sets of virtues: the resume virtues – things we bring to the marketplace […]

Jesus in a Small Package (Some Christmas Thoughts)

By scottsauls | December 6, 2018

The season of Advent is so packed with significance, both personal and historical, that we can’t even begin to scratch its surface. As the evangelist, John, writes at the end of his book—if all the things Jesus said and did were written in books, the whole world would not be able to contain them! Each […]

Jesus and Performance Fatigue

By scottsauls | December 3, 2018

In the classic play, Fiddler on the Roof, a husband and wife have two daughters who have both fallen in love. The husband, noticing how happy the daughters are, turns to his wife and asks her, “Do you love me?” She responds: Do I love you? For twenty-five years I have washed your clothes, cooked […]