What is Love?

By scottsauls | October 28, 2022

It is wise to frequently visit 1 Corinthians 13, commonly referred to as “the love chapter.” Jesus said that the first and greatest command is to love God, and the second (which flows from the first) is to love people as we love ourselves. These commands together are a summary of the entire law of […]

Restless and Disoriented with God and Life

By scottsauls | October 21, 2022

I am painfully in touch with my own restlessness, especially in relation to my work. Though some would look at my work and label it as some sort of “success,” the truth is that even in my best and smoothest seasons, when momentum is there and goals are being reached and a mission is being […]

The Scariest Thing Jesus Ever Said

By scottsauls | October 14, 2022

For some, the Bible is and should be a great comfort. For others, it is and should be deeply disturbing. Throughout the Bible, God heals with reassuring words of forgiveness, kindness, and welcome. Also throughout the Bible, God thunders with warnings meant to stir people toward repentance, restoration, and peace. Jesus, the center of the […]

Pursuing Mercy & Justice at Work

By scottsauls | October 11, 2022

The following is a guest post from my friend and former NYC colleague, Lauren Gill. Lauren serves with Redeemer City to City alongside another good friend, Missy Wallace, who founded the Nashville Institute for Faith & Work before assuming leadership of City to City’s faith & work initiative. Lauren’s essay is in relation to a […]

Sometimes I Cuss

By scottsauls | October 7, 2022

For honest Christians (Can there be another kind?), becoming like Jesus Christ—or what Scripture calls sanctification—can feel more like setback than it feels like progress. No matter how much better we become over time, no matter how much more loving, joyful, peaceful, patient, kind, good, faithful, gentle, and self-controlled we are this year compared to […]