Scott came to First Baptist Church as the pastor in August 2011. He previously served at Lyons Road Baptist Church in Garland, Texas and also at Sycamore Baptist Church in Decatur, Texas.
Scott is married to Gina and they have been blessed with three sons. Jonathan and his wife Erika live in Texas where Jonathan is a Dallas Firefighter. Together they have a son named Caden. Brandon who is in high school, and Zachary who is in middle school.
Scott has earned a B.A. in Biblical Studies and an M.A. in Theological Studies from Criswell College in Dallas, Texas. He also spent an additional two years in Ph.D. studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas where his emphasis was Old Testament studies. He is now pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree in Expository Preaching from Southwestern.
Scott's passion is the preaching of God's Word, he believes that the greatest priority of a pastor is to equip the saints for the work of ministry (Eph. 4:12). His conviction continues to be that only as people know God through His Word will they become passionate about fulfilling the Great Commission.
In addition to Sunday morning messages he also teaches a Sunday night and Wednesday night bible study.