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Scott Ingram is the Founder and President of  Sozo Ministries, Inc, a Texas-based Christian ministry focused on international evangelism, church planting, and leadership training.

 

ABOUT SCOTT

  • Bible College 

    Scott attended Arlington Baptist College in Arlington, TX from August 2003 until May 2007 where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible – General Studies.

    Youth Pastor – Trailwood Baptist Church, Grand Prairie, TX

    Scott served at the youth pastor for Trailwood Baptist Church during his college years from November 2003 to May 2007 under the guidance of Pastor Joe Bacon.

    Intern – MissionQuest International

    Also during his college years Scott served for two years as an intern for Mike Starling, the Director of Mission Quest International, which included multiple trips to Saltillo, Mexico and to the Tarahumara Indians in the Copper Canyons in Mexico; a one-time trip to Ukraine, and oversaw Scott’s first solo trip to Uganda through the World Baptist Fellowship Short Term Evangelistic Program.

    Associate Pastor – Redemption Church, Odessa, TX 

    Immediately after college and Uganda Scott joined the staff of Grace Baptist Church- now Redemption Church. Scott served as Associate Pastor  under two Lead Pastors, Cory Ward and Josh Green, from November 2007 to December 2011.

    Director of Evangelism – Heart of God International Ministries

    In 2009 Scott accepted the part-time, volunteer role of Minister of Evangelism with Heart of God. This became a full-time missionary position in January of 2012, and Scott served as Director of Evangelism until May of 2015.

    Christian Healing Certification Program

    In 2013 Scott began the Christian Healing Certification Program developed by Global Awakening and sponsored by United Theological Seminary. To date he has finished the first level of all three ministry tracks: Physical Healing, Inner Healing, and Deliverance. Scott is also a member of the CHCP Association of Ministers.

    President/co-Founder Sozo Ministires

    In 2015, Scott, along with Evangelist, Bobby Mann, formed Sozo Ministries, Inc; where Scott and his wife Liz now serve as missionaries and itinerant ministers, sharing the gospel with the lost, equipping churches and individual believers for the work of the ministry, and praying for healing and deliverance to those who are in need.

  • I was born November 22, 1984 in Odessa, TX and raised in a small West Texas oil field town called Crane. Growing up, God graced me with the best family I could have ever wanted. Though we were not rich and I was not given a free ride through my adolescence, my parents loved me and did their best to give me everything I needed and a lot of stuff that wasn’t a necessity. Above all, they raised me to love God and trust in Him.

    Despite their love for God, my parents’ love for the church was crushed by the time I was four years old due to immaturity in some of their fellow believers. (I am not placing blame, but just saying that stuff happens). We left church before I turned 4 years old; shortly after my brother was born, and I was raised without a church family helping me along.

    During this separation from the church, I tried to unite with other believers in F.C.A., fifth quarters, and a few random Sunday invites from friends. Through all that time I never doubted my love for and trust in Christ that my family had instilled in me, but all the talk of “getting saved” confused me.

    At 16, I decided it was time to get serious about my faith and plugged in to church because it was obviously something lacking in my life. I contacted the new pastor at the church of my childhood and asked to go to church camp. It was at that camp that I understood the message of the Gospel and what salvation really means according to Romans 10:9-10, and I was made certain that my faith in Christ was real and personal.

    Since that day, I have known that Jesus loves me and will not let me go, and as the years roll by, I continually see the effects of His goodness and grace transforming my life little by little. I was “baptized with the Holy Spirit” while in Bible College, and now I spend my time preaching the Gospel to the lost, training fellow believers to reach their neighbor and the world, and praying for healing and deliverance to anyone in need.

    As I long for the day of final perfection, I have the joy and honor of inviting others into this same journey with Jesus that I am on. What a privilege!

    “To God be the glory.”

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

  • Scott “proved to be a valuable asset to the leadership team here at our church, having been heavily involved with helping move the ministry forward in vision casting, direction, and decision making. It is my privilege as Scott’s pastor to recommend him to you as a missionary.”

    Josh Green
  • “I have been in the ministry for thirty-four years as both Pastor and Missionary and I have never witnessed as great a demonstration of God’s mighty power as I did in (Uganda)…” on a 2017 short-term trip.

    Billy Carruth
    Executive Director
  • From McCauley Austin, Pastor of Friendswood Baptist Church, Friendswood, TX:

    Scott is a genuine follower of Christ and His Kingdom. I've had the privilege of sharing time with Scott through our formative years in ministry, and I glean so much from his diligent seeking and study. Anytime Scott has an opportunity to speak at our church, we are eager to hear from him. He brings great insights and practical, usable teaching. Moreover, Scott has a true heart to share the gospel, train believers and to equip them in their walk with our Lord.

  • From Jan Ross, President, Heart of God International Ministries and Scott's former boss:

    “I’ve had the opportunity to observe (Scott) in ministry settings, to sit under his teaching, and witness how he interacts with people of all ages from a wide variety of backgrounds. In short, I’m impressed with his leadership and competence as a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ…He has a way of inspiring those around him in their walk with Christ.”

    Jan Ross
    President (and Scott's former boss)
  • From Cory Ward, Former Pastor at Redemption Church (then called Grace Baptist Church):

    During my time with Scott, he has proven himself to be a gifted teacher, a great organizer, and a willing minister of the Gospel. I consider myself to be privileged to have been able to work with him and to form the friendship that we share. Scott is one of the biggest Gospel influences in my life...Since I have known Scott, he has had a passion for world missions and evangelism. At the same time, he is passionate about preaching and teaching the Word of God. He has a big heart for all people. He is a man of great faith in an even bigger God.

    Cory Ward
    Former Pastor
    Grace Baptist Church, Odessa, TX

You can also send your donations to:

Sozo Ministries
P.O. Box 258                                                                                                                                            
Crane, TX 79731

Make checks payable to “Sozo Ministries” and please make sure your gift is marked “Scott Ingram.”

Sozo Ministries, Inc is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. All donations are tax-exempt and will receive an end-of-year giving receipt at the contact information provided.