• Scott Turansky

    Contributing sermons since May 24, 2009
Scott's church

Calvary Chapel Mercer County
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 8648

About Scott
  • Education: Scott Turansky has two masters degrees from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary and his D. Min. from Fuller Theological Seminary.
  • Experience: Scott has been a pastor for over 40 years and also is the co-founder of the National Center for Biblical Parenting. You may visit that organization online at He teaches parenting seminars most weekends a year all over the country. He’s co-authored five books on parenting and has two video training programs used in churches.
  • Family: Scott is married to Carrie for over 30 years, and they have five children. Josh is married to Melinda and they have two boys. Josh is the founder of the Kauai Bible College. Melissa is married to Peter and they are headed back to the mission field in Africa where they met. Ben is in the Marines. Elizabeth works full time and lives at home. Her twin sister, Megan is a pet groomer and lives at home. Megan and Elizabeth are adopted, having come into the Turansky family before they were four years old.
  • Hobbies: Scott enjoys walking, gardening, pastoring, writing, reading, and traveling.
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  • Handling Anxiety (Part 3) – Philippians 4:8-9

    Contributed on Apr 16, 2022

    We have to work on changing and improving our way of thinking so that our minds are completely set on Jesus.

    Sharon was twenty years old when she went to her physician because she felt like she just needed to make a change in her life. She felt like she was overweight, she felt like she was tired all the time. She felt like she was getting sick more than she needed to get sick. And she just knew she more

  • Handling Anxiety (Part 2) – Philippians 4:6-7

    Contributed on Apr 16, 2022

    One of the most well-known phrases in Scripture: “Do not be anxious about anything.”

    We will call his name Mike. He was eleven years old when I started working with him. His parents brought it to me because he had some extreme anxiety issues. I’ve told you about Mike before because Mike is this young man who had severe anxiety that prevented them from going out to lunch at Costco. more

  • Handling Anxiety (Part 1) – Philippians 4:1-9

    Contributed on Apr 16, 2022

    Let us let go of control, because he’s the one in control. He knows our path and our destination, and he will take us there.

    This is the first week of three weeks that we're going to be talking about anxiety. The problem of anxiety. It's been suggested that the research shows that 18% of all adults have some kind of an anxiety disorder. We're talking about generalized anxiety disorder, or obsessive-compulsive more

  • Five Secrets For Winners – Philippians 3:12-21

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2022

    We need to stop and remind ourselves of who we are: Believers in Jesus who are serving him in a marathon, not a sprint, toward his kingdom. Therefore, let us never forget, or even minimize, who were are or what our “upward call” is.

    Paul the apostle must have been a sports fan. I say that because he uses a lot of terminology in the scriptures related to sports. He says – We don't wrestle with just flesh and blood. That's a wrestling illustration. He says – We fight the good fight. That's a boxing illustration. But more

  • It’s Time For A Spiritual Audit – Philippians 3:7-10

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2022

    What do we value? What do we strive for, day to day? And the interesting challenge here is that even when we value good things (e.g., loving our family, helping others), they don’t come close to who Jesus is.

    A couple of weeks ago I was looking at my credit card balance, and it was much higher than I expected it to be. So I knew I needed to do a little audit there myself. I checked it out and realized that some of these charges aren't even mine. So I called the credit card company and we together more

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