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Scott Adams, D.Min., Ph.D.

Scott Adams, D.Min., Ph.D.


Dr. Scott Adams is the lead pastor at the Midtown location of Our Savior's Church in Lafayette, Louisiana. He is married to his best friend, Kelly and has four children, Aniston, Preslie, Hudson, and Carsten. Adams received a B.A. in Religious Studies from Regent University, an M.A. and M.Div. from Liberty Theological Seminary, a D.Min. in Applied Theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in New Testament from Radboud University, Netherlands. He has served as the dean of several Bible institutes and lectured on university campuses in the United States and Europe. In addition to his academic interests, Adams’ passion also involves equipping leaders for Gospel-centered, Spirit-empowered pastoral ministry. When he is not behind the pulpit or teaching in the classroom, he enjoys exercising, hunting, and traveling.


The Gospel of John
Pentecostal Pneumatology
Medieval Trinitarian Theology
Spirit-Empowered Pastoral Ministry


Published Articles

"The Power of a Part-Time Call." Didaktikos. Journal of Theological Education. Volume 4, Issue 2. November 2020.

"An Examination of Prayer in 3 John 2 and the Farewell Discourse in Light of the Mission of God." Neotestamentica, vol. 54 no. 2, 2020, p. 187-207. Project MUSE,

"Prayer in Johannine Perspective: An Analysis of Prayer in the Farewell Discourse and 1 John," Neotestamentica, Vol 54, p. 105 - 128.

"The Coming of the Spirit and the Laying on of Hands," Brill, Journal of Pentecostal Theology 29, 1: 113-132, doi:

Published Book

Prayer in John's Farewell Discourse: An Exegetical Investigation. Pickwick Publications. Eugene: OR, 2020.

Book Reviews

"Radical Charity: How Generosity Can Save the World (And the Church)," by Christopher Marlin-Warfield, Pneuma, 42 (3-4), 537-539. doi:

"Who is Present in Absence? A Pentecostal Theological Praxis of Suffering and Healing, by Pamela F. Engelbert", Pneuma 41, 3-4: 535-537, doi: