Scott Larson

Keynote Speaker


Dr. Scott Larson has brought strong leadership and oversight to Straight Ahead Ministries since co-founding the organization with his wife, Hanne, in 1987. As a thought leader in the field of juvenile justice ministry, Scott has developed Straight Ahead's innovative engagement model for leading transformational change, authored 13 books on working effectively with high-risk youth, and provided leadership training and resources for hundreds of teachers, social workers and juvenile justice workers.

Scott has a Master of Divinity degree and a doctorate in leadership development. He is also an adjunct professor at  Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary's Center for Urban Ministerial Education.