Scott Venable is the Lead Pastor of Northwood Church. Scott was raised in a pastor’s home. He and his wife, Ashley, have continued the legacy by living a life dedicated to ministry. Before Northwood, Scott and his wife planted and led a multi-ethnic church in urban Chicago that planted 10 other churches in a span of 7 years. He has been pastoring, preaching and leading conferences for 21 years and is passionate about seeing God’s Kingdom come on earth as it is in Heaven. Scott’s love for ministry and all people is the fuel for his completion of a Doctorate in Ministry Leadership in a Multi-ethnic Context from Gordon-Conwell, he is set to graduate in the near future. For fun, Scott loves the beach, hiking, sports and relaxing with his beautiful wife and three kids.