Scott Harris

Scott Harris

Dr. Scott Harris is the Vice President of Church and Global Engagement with Mission Increase. Mission Increase provides no-cost coaching to faith-based non-profits for their flourishing. Scott’s specific role is to help non-profits and churches around the globe work better together to disciple God’s people to reach all peoples.

Born in San Jose, California, Scott grew up in the Caribbean and then worked in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong as a student minister and church planter with the International Mission Board (IMB). From 2009–2017 Scott served as an IMB Trustee and was Trustee Chairman in 2016–2017. For 18 years he served as Missions Minister at Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood, Tennessee.

Scott lives in Brentwood with his wife, Beth, and two children, Elizabeth and Jonathan. Beth was born in Taiwan to missionary parents and spent 30 years in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China.

Blog Entries

“I Always Knew He Was There”

Discovering Faith Across Cultures

Right then and there, in our apartment, [two Chinese friends] made the decision to follow Jesus. Something he said that evening has stayed with me for the past 25 years. He stated, “I always knew he was there. I just didn’t know his name.”