Next Level – About the Author

Scott Wilson has been in full-time pastoral ministry for more than 20 years. He is the Senior Pastor of The Oaks Fellowship located in Dallas, Texas. In the last three years, the church has experienced robust growth, nearly tripling in size—now ministering to nearly 3000 people each week.

Scott is the CEO and founder of Scott Wilson Consulting, an organization that exists to come alongside church and marketplace leaders to enable them to achieve the full potential of what God has called them to do. His vision is to strengthen and empower God’s leaders to fulfill their destiny and dreams.

Scott helped start with his father, Dr. Tom Wilson, one of the most innovative public school systems in the State of Texas. Life School currently educates 4000 students in five locations in the Dallas area. Each year, parents camp out overnight to enroll their children in these schools.

Under Scott’s visionary leadership, The Oaks School of Leadership (formerly known as Master’s Commission of Dallas) was founded in 1993. This school of ministry is in partnership with the Southwestern Assembly of God University in Waxahachie, Texas, and all students receive a quality, fully accredited college education. The primary purpose of OSL is to train and equip the best leaders in the Kingdom of God and to be a leadership pipeline for the multi-site ministry of The Oaks and it’s partners around the world.

Scott is the author of several books. “The Next Level: A Message of Hope for Hard Times” (Baxter Press) and “Steering Through Chaos: Mapping a Clear Direction in the Midst of Transition and Change” (Zondervan). His latest release is “Act Normal: Moving Compassion from Niche to Norm” (Cross Section and Influence Resources) is a daily devotional through the book of Acts and help readers discover what God intended the normal Christian life to be – a full, rich Spirit-filled and led life as Jesus modeled for us.

Scott is a loving husband and proud father. Scott and his wife, Jenni, have three boys: Dillon, Hunter, and Dakota. The Wilsons live in the Dallas area.