Scott's church

First Christian Church
Dugger, Indiana 47848

About Scott
  • Education: Scott has studied at Kentucky Christian College in Grayson, Kentucky, Cincinnati Bible Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio and Hope International University in Fullerton, California. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Ministry from Hope International University. Presently he is pursuing a Master of Divinity degree in Pastoral Counseling from Lincoln Christian Seminary in Lincoln, Illinois.
  • Experience: Scott was ordained into the ministry by the Christian Church in Paden City, West Virginia in 1987. Scott has been preaching since he was thirteen. Scott has had the opportunity to hold revivals and youth rallies in 14 different states. Scott has also had the privilege to speak at area men’s rallies and College chapel services.
  • Family: Scott and his wife Debbie are both originally from northern West Virginia. They currently are residing in Dugger, Indiana with their children.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Keep it on the level where a third grader can understand it and you will never lose your audience.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren Surprising Insights from the Unchurched by Thom Rainer It’s Not About Me by Max Lucado
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Newest Sermons

  • “are You As Faithful As An Elephant?” (Horton Hatches The Egg)

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2013

    This is the first message in a series that examines the parallels between well know Dr. Seuss stories and Biblical Truth.

    Introduction: This series is entitled “The Gospel by Dr. Seuss.” Who would have thought that weaved through out the pages of Dr. Seuss’ stories were nuggets of Biblical truth. As we go through this series we will draw parallels between Biblical truth and some of Dr. Seuss’ more

  • There Is None Like You

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2013
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    This is the final message in a series over Romans 6-11. The series examines how we now live under God's grace. This message examines Paul's doxology in Romans 11.

    Introduction: There are some things that words cannot describe. Many of these things we attempt to describe and our words fail to do it justice. God is one such thing. How can you accurately describe God? Apparently, Paul felt that the best way to describe God was by worship. In the closing verses more

  • What About Israel? (Part 2)

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2013

    This is the thirteenth message in a series over Romans 6-11. The series examines how we now live under God's grace. This message is the second of a two part message that examines God's plan for Israel.

    Introduction: Over the years, “The Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch” has sponsored an annual contest for the most absurd warning labels. Among the top winners have been: "Do not use this snow blower on the roof." "Do not allow children to play in the dishwasher." A Clothes Iron had this more

  • What About Israel? (Part 1)

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2013
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    This is the twelfth message in a series over Romans 6-11. The series examines how we now live under God's grace. This message is the first of a two part message that examines God's plan for Israel.

    Introduction: Has God rejected the nation of Israel? That’s the million dollar question, Christians and politicians struggle with what exactly to do about Israel. To be honest, this is a question that I struggle with. However, I take comfort that I am in good company because the apostle Paul more

  • The Buck Stops Here

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2013

    This is the eleventh message in a series over Romans 6-11. The series examines how we now live under God's grace. This looks at how the responsibility for the choices in our lives weigh on our own shoulders.

    Introduction: "The buck stops here" is a phrase that was popularized by U.S. President Harry S. Truman, who kept a sign with that phrase on his desk in the Oval Office. The phrase refers to the fact that the President has to make the decisions and accept the ultimate responsibility for those more

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  • In James Michener's "Hawaii", Nyuk Tsin Kee ...

    Contributed on Apr 23, 2007

    In James Michener’s “Hawaii”, Nyuk Tsin Kee stands before the officer in her examination for United States citizenship. She has relentlessly driven herself to prepare for this exam. More than anything else, she wants to become a citizen of America. But now she is strangely silent. When the more

  • In His Book 'the One-Minute Manager', Kenneth ...

    Contributed on Feb 11, 2003
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    In his book ’The One-Minute Manager’, Kenneth Blanchard recommends developing the practice of "one-minute praisings," where the manager (or parent, spouse, etc.) tries to "catch someone doing something right" and then spend a full sixty seconds praising that person for the good deed. This is a lot more

  • Many Years Ago A Young Midwestern Lawyer ...

    Contributed on Jan 29, 2003
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    Many years ago a young Midwestern lawyer suffered from such deep depression that his friends thought it best to keep all knives and razors out of his reach. He questioned his life’s calling and the prudence of even attempting to follow it through. During this time he wrote, "I am now the most more

  • The Government Already Has!!

    Contributed on Jan 29, 2003
    based on 19 ratings

    THE GOVERNMENT ALREADY HAS!! The Lord spoke to Noah and said, “Noah in six months I am going to make it rain until the whole world is covered with water and all the evil things are destroyed. But, I want to save a few good people and two of every living thing on the planet. So I want you to more

  • In 1968 An Elderly Man Was Walking Down The ...

    Contributed on Jan 29, 2003
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    In 1968 an elderly man was walking down the street during the Hippy Movement. A young man was burning a flag, stomping on it and cursing it. The elderly man was frail and sick but he still walked up to the young man and said, “Boy, I don’t want no trouble with you and I’m too frail to beat you more