Towards A Better Us In 2021

By scottsauls | December 31, 2020

As another year comes to a close, and as we contemplate how we hope things will be different in 2021 (which, no doubt, we wish for A LOT of things), I thought it might be good to be reminded of what the Scripture says about change. Desiring change for the person in the mirror, dreaming of a better version […]

The Essence of Jesus (According to Jesus)

By scottsauls | December 24, 2020

Starting the first Sunday of 2021 (January 3), our church will begin a series called “Jesus,” based on the Gospel According to Mark, on Sundays. If you live in Nashville and don’t already have a church family, we welcome you to join us at any of our four locations. If you’re not from Nashville, I hope […]

God Chooses the Weakest Things (and People)

By scottsauls | December 17, 2020

For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder. (Isaiah 9:6) In my earliest days as a minister—somewhere around my mid-twenties—an older mentor challenged me to “attempt something so great for God that it is doomed for failure, unless God be in it.” Embracing […]

How God REALLY Sees You

By Scott Sauls | December 10, 2020

Last I checked, there were 861,000 self-help books available on Amazon. The sheer popularity of self-help books points to the reality that humans live with an insatiable longing for something more, something better. This is why we keep making resolutions every New Year even though we will almost certainly not follow through with them. How […]

Jesus’ Compassion for the Rich and Powerful

By scottsauls | December 3, 2020

When our family moved to Nashville from an 850 square-foot New York City apartment, we had hoped for more living space…but not too much more. We had grown accustomed to smaller quarters, which drew us together and helped us live more simply. So we asked our realtor to find us a modest house within five […]