In March 2012, Scott began serving as the Senior Pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee. He is married to Patti and has two daughters, Abby and Ellie. Previously, Scott was a lead and preaching pastor for Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, where he worked alongside Dr. Timothy Keller. He has also planted churches in Kansas City and St. Louis, and is a frequent speaker at conferences, leadership retreats, and to university students
Scott writes regularly on his blog and is the author of several books, including, From Weakness to Strength: 8 Vulnerabilities That Can Bring Out the Best in Your Leadership, Irresistible Faith: Becoming the Kind of Christian the World Can’t Resist, and Befriend: Create Belonging in an Age of Judgment, Isolation, and Fear, as well as the upcoming A Gentle Answer: Our ‘Secret Weapon’ in an Age of Us Against Them.