Pastor Scott Thomas

Pastor of Free Life Chapel in Lakeland, FL
CUFI Florida State Director

Scott Thomas is the Founding and Lead Pastor of Free Life Chapel in Lakeland, Florida, and President of Excel Christian Academy. He is the Author, Director, and lead instructor of ACTIVATE Christian Leadership Institute; a nine-month college-accredited internship.

Scott has served in full-time ministry for over thirty years and is an avid and outspoken supporter of the State of Israel and the Jewish people. He has been leading tours to Israel for decades, hosting pro-Israel events, and is a noted speaker for various Jewish organizations. He serves on the Executive Boards of Christians United for Israel, with 12 million members currently, and Operation LifeShield, which is an Israeli-based company that builds and places above-ground bomb shelters in communities throughout Israel.

Scott is a lifetime learner. Formally, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a Master’s degree in Biblical Studies, and an earned Doctorate of Divinity. Informally, he is in his twenty-sixth year of Hebraic and Rabbinic studies.

Scott and Cindy have been married for twenty-nine years and have a son, Caleb, who is married to their daughter-in-love Elizabeth, and they have one grandson, Malachi, and one granddaughter, Thalia.