Moving Compassion from Niche to Norm
General Council of The Assemblies of God
OverviewYou're going to like this study. It's invigorating! Act Normal is a 31-day journey through the Book of Acts. Each day's reading discusses what it means to live for God and be empowered by the Holy Spirit. Through the use of real-life examples, and the ability to express complex concepts in everyday language, Scott Wilson helps your church gain a grasp of the story that runs through Acts. Wilson gives practical suggestions for living a biblical life that honors God. DVD sessions are designed to help you kick off each small group gathering. You may choose to use these in tandem with the Study Guide. Act Normal gives you engaging, informative, and practical teaching. It helps leaders move compassion from being a niche activity to becoming the norm. You can enjoy Act Normal on your own for personal Bible study and spiritual growth, but many pastors will want to get everyone in the church involved. Act Normal brings you 6 sessions:rnWhat's NormalrnCompassion Is Normal Sharing Your Faith in Christ is Normal Struggles Are Normal Divine Intervention is Normal What others are saying: "What I have witnessed happening in Scott Wilson's life and at The Oaks, is not only exciting and contagious-it is literally changing lives and communities. Act Normal is the heart and guts behind that change." - Anne Jackson, author of Permission to Speak Freely
Scott Wilson has been in full-time pastoral ministry for more than twenty years. He is the Senior Pastor of The Oaks Fellowship located in Dallas, Texas. In the last three years, the church has experienced robust growth, nearly tripling in size-now ministering to nearly three thousand people. The church currently offers four worship experiences every weekend to accommodate the growing crowds.
Scott is the CEO and founder of Scott Wilson Consulting, an organization that exists to come alongside churches and marketplace leaders to enable them to achieve the full potential of what God has called them to do. Pastor Scott has a vision to strenghten and empower God's leaders to fulfill their destiny and dreams.
Scott and his father, Dr. Tom Wilson, lead one of the most innovative public school systems in the State of Texas. Life School currently educates over four thousand students in five locations in the Dallas area. Each year, parents camp out overnight to enroll their children in these schools.
Under Scott's visionary leadership, The Oaks School of Leadership was founded in 1998. This school of ministry is in partnership with the Southewestern Assembly of God University in Waxahachie, Texas, and all students receive up to forty-eight university credit hours over a two-year period and are eligible for grants and loans like any other major university. The primary purpose for The Oaks School of Leadership is to train and equip the best leaders in the Kingdom of God and to be a leadership pipeline for the multi-site ministry of The Oaks and its partners around the world.
Finally, Scott is a loving husband and proud father. Scott and his wife, Jenni, have three boys: Dillon, Hunter, and Dakota. The Wilsons live in the Dallas area.