Scot trained in environmental science and worked in biology / chemistry in the USA before coming to faith in Christ at 26. He then went to serve a mission in Haiti where he met and married Lydie. He did an M.A. in Intercultural Studies at Western Seminary. Scot and Lydie joined WEC International in 2001 and went to work in France. Scot did outreach amongst immigrants and international students, and he helped plant a church. He was then asked into leadership of the outreach branch of WEC in France and then for the sending base until the end of 2018.