Scott Sauls

Scott Sauls is senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee, and author of Jesus Outside the Lines, Befriend, From Weakness to Strength, Irresistible Faith, and A Gentle Answer. Scott also served at New York City's
Redeemer Presbyterian Church as a lead and preaching pastor and planted two churches in the Midwest. His work has been featured in publications including Christianity Today, Relevant, Qideas, Propel Women, He Reads Truth, Leadership Magazine, The Gospel Coalition, Table Talk, and Made to Flourish. Scott can be found on Facebook and Twitter/Instagram at @scottsauls. He also writes weekly at

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Beautiful people don't just happen, insists author and pastor Scott Sauls. So what's it look like to shape true beauty in the souls within our four walls? View Show Notes →
From his own darkness, Scott Sauls chose to share his shame and fear -- and discovered we're all in recovery. Beautiful people, he says, don't just happen. View Show Notes →
What do you do when regret, fear, and hurt feel like more than you can lift? Scott Sauls gets real about his -- and a God who shoulders our greatest shame. View Show Notes →
Pastor Scott Sauls coaches listeners with practical insights on using gentle answers in relationships. Learn the six most powerful words in a marriage, and how anger can actually help save a dying marriage. View Show Notes →
Scott Sauls continues the discussion on the value of gentle answers in human interactions, especially in the midst of a cultural environment dominated by "us against them" thinking. View Show Notes →
Pastor Scott Sauls discusses the power of gentle answers in a culture of outrage. Gentle answers communicate, "You matter, your opinion matters." People don't get scolded into agreement. View Show Notes →
Christians are called to be salt and light. Are we succeeding? Scott Sauls believes it's time for believers to do a better job helping our friends and neighbors see the real Jesus in us. View Show Notes →
Non-Christians often give Christians a bad rap. Do we deserve it? Pastor Scott Sauls admits a lot of damage has been done in the name of Christ, and it's time we changed that and he has some suggestions. View Show Notes →
Jesus commands His followers to be great neighbors. Are we? Scott Sauls talks about what it would look like to live so compellingly in our cities that, if we were removed, people would miss us terribly. View Show Notes →
Christine Hoover, Barbara Neumann, Sue Edwards, and Scott Sauls talk about the value of being intentional in friendships even when it's difficult. View Show Notes →
Scott Sauls, author of "Befriend," opens up about his season of anxiety and depression. Find out what you can do to come alongside a struggling friend mired in depression. View Show Notes →
Author Scott Sauls encourages believers to pursue those who are different from us. Sauls reminds us that Jesus befriended prodigals and Pharisees, sinners and outcasts. View Show Notes →
Pastor Scott Sauls calls people to behave as followers of Christ, especially when we differ. View Show Notes →