Scott Sauls

Scott Sauls

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  • Scott Sauls
  • Senior Pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church

In March 2012, Scott began serving as the Senior Pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee. He is married to Patti and has two daughters, Abby and Ellie. Previously, Sauls was a lead and preaching pastor for Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, where he worked alongside Dr. Timothy Keller. He has also planted and pastored churches in Kansas City and St. Louis, and is a frequent speaker at conferences, leadership retreats, and to university students.

Formative experiences have included being an athlete, living in a global city, and suffering through a season of anxiety and depression. Influential voices in Sauls’ life include Tim Keller, CS Lewis, Leslie Newbigin, Soong Chan Rah, Dorothy Sayers, Jonathan Edwards, Joni Eareckson Tada, Miroslav Volf, Paul Tripp, Ann Voskamp, Martin Luther King, Jr., Dorothy Sayers, and NT Wright. In his free time you might find Sauls immersed in a book, strumming his Gibson J-45 guitar, hiking, partaking in Nashville’s ever-expanding foodie culture, enjoying live music, or cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals and North Carolina Tar Heels.

Sauls has authored five published books: Jesus Outside the Lines, Befriend, From Weakness to Strength, Irresistible Faith, and A Gentle Answer. Sauls also blogs weekly on this website and is active on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Presentations at Calvin University

Prophetic Fire and Persuasive Gentleness: Why We Must Have Both
Part of the: January Series
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:30:00 PM

Publication(s) for this event

A Gentle Answer

A Gentle Answer
by Scott Sauls
Nelson, Thomas, Inc. (June 2, 2020)
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