Posted on : Sunday November 1, 2009

By Shannon Baker, BCM/D National Correspondent

Scott Preissler

Scott Preissler

Scott Preissler is the Eklund Professor of Stewardship at Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. Preissler serves as director of the seminary’s Center for Biblical Stewardship. The first graduate of Indiana University’s acclaimed National Center on Philanthropy, Preissler earned a Master of Arts degree in philanthropic studies and a Master of Science degree in higher education leadership from Indiana University.

Previously, Preissler served as president of The Christian Stewardship Association, which reached out to Christian leaders across 51 evangelical denominations, 5,000 para-church organizations, and 25 national Christian para-church associations. Before serving as president, he was promoted through the ranks, serving as chief operating officer, and vice president of education and membership. Scott is an ordained pastor and has served in undergraduate and graduate teaching roles at Indiana Wesleyan University, Franklin College, and University of Cincinnati.

A member of the National Association of Evangelicals and the World Evangelical Alliance, he has traveled extensively, primarily to evangelical seminaries on educational assignments in South Africa, United Kingdom, Canada, Central and South America, and Caribbean-West Indies.