Scot Longyear

Maryland Community Church

Terre Haute, Indiana

BA - Christian Ministries, Lincoln Christian University

MA - Leadership, Hope International University

Scot is the Lead Pastor of Maryland Community Church, consistently named by Outreach Magazine as one of the fastest growing churches in the US. Prior to becoming the Lead Pastor, Scot served in various roles including Worship Pastor where he recorded four albums and toured regionally, all while leading the worship at a local church. Scot has a strong pastoral voice to worship leaders across the globe with his involvement as Pastor for the Experience Conference as well as guest-host for the popular Worship Leader Probs Podcast.  In addition, Scot is a content creator, producing resources like his latest book, Soul Coma, his virtual Professional Communications Course, and his daily radio program (heard over 1 million times per month). Scot also finds himself speaking at events in order to help people take one step closer to Christ.


Scot has a unique perspective on what it means to be an effective worship pastor as well an effective lead pastor. Because of this, he helps teams develop healthy relationships and walk through some of the challenges of teamwork and personality.


Scot and his wife Stephanie have two daughters and live in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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