Scott Lanser has served professionally in administrative and pastoral leadership for over 30 years. Scott served as a Senior Director for the YMCA and subsequently as Business Administrator of The Salvation Army where he directed youth and family programs and provided administrative and financial oversight. Key projects included the development of inner-city outreach programs: a youth center with daily spiritual life, recreational, social, and educational programs that served over 500 students, tutoring programs for at-risk elementary students, after-school childcare programs, and day and residential camping programs. He also served in support and training roles for various pro-life ministries, helping pregnant teens and their children.
While ministering in these roles he also served as Youth Pastor of Westgate Baptist Church, Senior Pastor of New Hope Bible Fellowship, and currently serves on the leadership team of Chestnut Hill Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Scott’s church leadership responsibilities have included extensive youth ministry and discipleship programs and a weekly community Bible study that has met continually for over 30 years. He also serves as a featured guest speaker for para-church campus ministries and youth camping programs with a focus upon critical biblical and apologetic issues. Scott earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Bible and Christian Education at Lancaster Bible College and holds an M.A. in New Testament Studies from Biblical Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Scott currently serves as the Director of ABR, providing executive, fiscal, and strategic leadership for the mission of ABR in its worldwide outreach and ministry.