The Author

Scott Slayton serves as lead pastor of Chelsea Village Baptist Church in Chelsea, Alabama. He graduated from the University of Mobile and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been married to Beth since 2003, and they have four children. He blogs at One Degree to Another. You can follow him on Twitter.

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