Scotty is the founding pastor (church planter) and the Pastor for Preaching, Teaching and Worship at Christ Community Church (CCC) in Franklin (Nashville), TN—a church of over 3,000 members where he has served for more than two decades. During these two decades CCC has planted 4 churches. Prior to coming to CCC Scotty helped plant Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville. A native of Graham, N.C., he graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. Scotty also serves as an adjunct professor at Covenant Theological Seminary and a visiting lecturer at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando. He has written five books: Unveiled Hope, with Michael Card; Speechless, with Steven Curtis Chapman; Objects of His Affection; and his latest two, The Reign of Grace and Restoring Broken Things, with Steven Curtis Chapman. He and his wife Darlene have two adult married children and two grandchildren.