On Money-Sickness, Excess, And Getting Healthy With Wealth

By scottsauls | February 20, 2020

A friend once told me that his boss, a hedge fund manager, routinely drank bottles of wine valued at $25,000. My initial reaction to this information was to be appalled by the hedge fund manager’s excess. I told my friend that I could never enjoy a glass of wine from such a costly bottle because […]

On Constructive Criticism and Our Need to be Liked

By scottsauls | February 13, 2020

A few years ago, my friend Gabe Lyons and Dave Kinnamon wrote unChristian, a sobering commentary on Christianity’s decline in the West due to departure from the biblical vision to engage a secular world with grace and love. Similarly, Philip Yancey once said in an interview, When I ask people, “What is a Christian?” they […]

When Pastors Fail Their People

By scottsauls | February 7, 2020

Very recently, another two high-profile pastors were exposed for moral failure in their ministries. I share this essay more as a reminder to myself than anyone else that this could happen to anybody — including me. Whenever I hear a story like this, it scares me as much for myself as it does for anybody […]