The “Major Defect” in C.S. Lewis (and Me)

By scottsauls | September 27, 2019

When I was preparing in seminary to become a pastor, I was offered an internship at a local church. The pastor asked me what area of ministry I was interested in focusing on most. I told him I would do pretty much anything – teaching, adult discipleship, student ministry, missional living, worship and liturgy, or […]

When Pastors Get Lonely And Discouraged

By Scott Sauls | September 20, 2019

When I was studying to go into ministry, one of the professors told us aspiring pastors that we should never expect to have close friends in the churches that we lead. It is always best, the professor said, to seek out friendships with people who are not part of our churches. At the time, I found this […]