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Stanford Ph.D. Dr. William Eugene Scott wore many hats in a career spanning over
fifty years: Consultant, Advisor, Scholar, Pastor and Teacher.
Dr. Gene Scott preaching from
The Los Angeles University Cathedral
in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.
This book is a compilation of some of his
best known works, brought together in a single volume intended to be read by the
layperson and scholar alike.
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Short Lessons from the Big
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notable writings are now brought together into one complete and
concise paperback. This collection includes:
- The Last Word from Peter, Paul, and
- A Hole in Rome
- The Strangest Story in the Bible
- Lift Up Now Thine Eyes
- God's Formula for Joy!
...and many more!
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Full Gospel Fellowship
Scott was voted vice president of the fledgling
"Full Gospel Fellowship of Churches and
Ministers International", of which his father
was a member, and later served as its president
from October 1975 to July 1984.
In 1975, while serving his Oroville ministry,
Scott was approached to serve as a financial
consultant for the forty-five-year-old "Faith
Center" church in Glendale, California, by its
then pastor and founder, religious broadcaster
Faith Center owned four broadcast stations,
which included KHOF-TV channel 30 in San
Bernardino, California, KHOF-FM 99.5 in Los
Angeles, California, KVOF-TV channel 38 in San
Francisco, California, and WHCT channel 18 in
Los Angeles University Cathedral
In 1989, Scott was approached by Bruce Corwin,
then president of Miracle on Broadway and
Chairman of the Metropolitan Theatres
Corporation to restore the United Artists
flagship theater in downtown Los Angeles.
In 1990, Scott and his congregation moved their
Sunday service to the building now called the
"Los Angeles University Cathedral". According to
the Los Angeles County Recorder's office and
North American title report, Scott acquired
ownership of the cathedral through his entity,
Westcott Christian Center, in December 2002.
Both the Cathedral and the neon "Jesus Saves"
signs are designated historic monuments.
The "Dr. Gene Scott Bible Collection" of Bibles,
books, and manuscripts is housed at the Los
Angeles University Cathedral.
In 1975, Scott began a series of broadcasts,
which resulted in the creation of the University
Network. By 1983, the University Network was
broadcasting his sermons twenty-four hours a day
via satellite to the United States and Canada,
as well as to much of Mexico and the Caribbean.
By 1990, his network was available to 180
countries, and by 1992 his sermons were being
broadcast in several languages on AM, FM, and
Drawing from nearly thirty years of recorded
programming, Scott's radio, satellite and
television ministry continues to be broadcast
although on different stations and at different
During two and a half years following Scott's
passing, his surviving wife and successor
Melissa Scott has purchased many hours of time
over broadcast, cable, and satellite television
for the presentation of 1-hour programs of his
messages from his later years, as well as many
recent lectures done by herself from the Los
Angeles University Cathedral. Still available
are the 24 hour a day satellite, Internet,
short-wave radio broadcasts, carrying the raw
network feed, featuring 30 years of Scott's
Scott's interests and memberships included:
* Los Angeles Central Library Save the Books
* Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Rose Bowl
Aquatics Center and one of its founding
* Member, Board of "Rebuild L.A."
* Member, Philatelic Foundation of New York
Scott was diagnosed with prostate cancer in
2000, but declined surgery and chemotherapy.
Four years later conventional treatments were
implemented but were not effective at stopping
the metastatic cancer. Complications of the
cancer and treatments set in, leading to heart
failure, fluid in the lungs, and abnormal blood
clotting; all of which Scott described to his
congregation during several months of continued
A few days before his death, Scott experienced a
stroke, and then he signed papers to transfer
powers and assets to his wife, Melissa Scott.
Eugene Scott then lapsed into a coma in Glendale
Scott suffered a fatal stroke and was pronounced
dead at 4:30 p.m. PST on Monday, February 21,
Scott in culture
Clips from one of his on-air fund drives were
used in the Cabaret Voltaire recording Sluggin'
Scott is depicted in the 1980 documentary God's
Angry Man, directed by Werner Herzog.
William Eugene Scott, also known as Dr. Gene Scott
(and sometimes styled w. euGene Scott), (August 14, 1929
- February 21, 2005), was a United States pastor and
teacher who served for almost 50 years as an ordained
minister and religious broadcaster in Los Angeles,
California. In 1975, he began nightly live broadcasts,
and eventually satellite broadcasts extended his
services and talk shows to many countries. Scott became
known for his stage persona as much as his preaching
skills. On stage with him were always several
chalkboards or dry-erase boards which he would fill with
scriptural passages in the original Greek, Hebrew or
Aramaic as he preached, discussing the nuances of
biblical languages and their interpretations. During his
live fundraising broadcasts, he would stare into the
camera and order viewers to "Get on the telephone!",
successfully raising $1 million a month. His charitable
activities included raising money for the Los Angeles
Public Library and the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in
Early life and career
Gene Scott was born in Buhl, Idaho. He earned his Ph.D.
in Philosophies of Education at Stanford University in
1957 and subsequently served as an ordained minister for
almost 50 years. During his career, Scott served as a
traveling Teacher for the Pentecostal Assemblies of God,
the president of the Full Gospel Fellowship of Churches
and Ministers International for nine years and, for a
combined total of 35 years, as the pastor for the
Protestant Wescott Christian Center and Faith Center.
For the last fifteen years of his ministry Scott held
weekly Sunday Bible teaching services at the Los Angeles
University Cathedral in Los Angeles, California.
In 1975, Scott was elected pastor of Faith Center, a
45-year old church of congregational polity in Glendale,
California. Faith Center Broadcasting Network was the
first Christian television station and the first to
provide 24 hour Christian programming. Scott added a
nightly live television broadcast to the network called
the Festival of Faith.
In 1983, the University Network began broadcasting the
first 24 hour-a-day religious television network via
satellite to North America and much of Mexico and the
Caribbean. Affiliate television and radio stations
broadcast Scott's services and nightly teachings.
Over the years, Scott wrote and published some 20 books.
Three books have been released (as of 2008), including
the first volume of "The Pulpit" that will track every
Sunday message preached since his arrival at Faith
Center in 1975.
He was also an artist, painting well over 1000
watercolors, acrylics or oils, a philatelist, an
equestrian, and a philanthropist.
Assemblies of God
Although an agnostic while attending Stanford
University, he came to a strong faith in Jesus Christ
while earning his Ph.D. in 1957. He then taught at
Evangel College (now Evangel University), then assisted
Oral Roberts in establishing Oral Roberts University in
Tulsa, Oklahoma. Scott eventually joined the Assemblies
of God, a Pentecostal denomination and served overseas
in the mission field for several years.
Scott showed disdain for other religious broadcasters
like Jerry Falwell and Jimmy Swaggart and bristled when
people referred to him as a "televangelist", preferring
to be regarded as a teacher and pastor.
Wescott Christian Center
In 1970, Scott resigned his Assemblies of God
credentials in good standing and formed Wescott
Christian Center with his father, a pastor in Oroville,
California. Later, Scott was elected Pastor by a
unanimous vote of the church board of "Faith Center" in
Glendale, California. His father, known as "Pop Scott"
and his mother, known as "Mom Scott" assisted him at his
Wescott Christian Center is the titleholder to the Los
Angeles University Cathedral, other church properties
and bank accounts, according to County records. Upon
Scott's passing all assets and copyrights transferred to
his wife, Melissa Scott.
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