Meet Our Pastors

Scott Wilson

Senior Pastor
Scott Wilson is the Senior Pastor of The Oaks Fellowship, ministering to approximately 4,000 people every week in South Dallas area. He is a frequent conference speaker, and provides mentorship for hundreds of pastors and church leaders. Scott is committed to raising up the next generation of leaders through The Oaks School of Leadership, preparing more than 100 students every year for ministry with university credits, and Life School, educating 4200 students from K to 12. Scott has written several books, including his latest releases “Spread the Fire: Spirit Baptism in Today’s Culture” and “Clear the Stage: Making Room for God.”
Scott is a loving husband and proud father. Scott and his wife, Jenni, have three boys: Dillon, Hunter, and Dakota.

 

Full name: Wyndell Scott Wilson

Nick Name: PSKIZL

Scott’s family: Married Jenni in 1990; sons Dillon, Hunter and Dakota.

Ministry Role: Senior Pastor

Dream vacation: Reading a book on the beach and playing golf in Hawaii; and motorcycle riding in Colorado.

What’s your regular order at Starbucks: Venti Non-fat Latte

Favorite movie: ELF

Life motto: Whatever you do, do it with all your heart as working for God, not for man. – Colossians 3:23

Favorite scripture: We proclaim Him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me. – Colossians 1:28,29

Things that fascinate me: My Wife (her beauty, wisdom, and strength and how it continues to grow more and more everyday). It’s fascinating.

People who inspire me are: My Parents, Rick Warren, Bill Hybels, Andy Stanley, Abraham Lincoln, Billy Graham…

Previous jobs: worked in a clothing store when I was 17 years old…after that I became a youth pastor, and then an associate pastor, and then Pastor of The Oaks.

One thing that most people don’t know about me: I used to be in a Christian Rock band called “Alliance”… I had a mullet…we warmed up for “One Bad Pig” and “Steve Camp”.

I’ve been in ministry since 1986.

When and where did you get saved: North Texas District Camp in Jacksonville, Texas, when I was five years old.

Music that moves me: I love worship music and I love Rock Ballads.

Favorite singer or band: Chris Tomlin, Phil Wickham, Shane and Shane, James Taylor, U2…

Peeves: Sour Milk left in the fridge, being late to the airport and sleeping without a box fan.

Life-changing moment: When I married Jenni and the birth of my three children.

Hidden talent: I am an incredibly gifted rapper.

Fears: Heights, snakes, and yard work…

Favorite book: Good to Great by Jim Collins, The Purpose Driven Church by Rick Warren

Quirks: my wife says I have a ‘deaf issue’ when I watch T.V, I have to sleep with socks cause my feet get too cold, have to have my orthopedic pillow so I don’t get a crick in my neck.

In my spare time I… watch Westerns, hang out with my wife and kids, avoid yard work, ride my motorcycle…

Least favorite food: Spinach…I pretty much like everything else.

What makes you laugh? My kids, my friends, myself.

What is weird about you? I could eat the same food every single day…Carne Esada, chips and hot sauce, charro beans, corn tortillas…

The most exotic place you’ve even been to: Sao Paulo, Brazil when Jenni and I were speaking at a Missionary Kids Retreat.

The most adventurous thing you’ve ever done: Free Fall 13 stories into a net…I was scared to death.

Least favorite thing to do: Go to the dentist and work in the lawn.

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