Scoti serves as Director of Springs Writers, a columnist for Colorado Springs Kids magazine and is published in diverse publications including The New York Times, Southwest Art, Focus on the Family magazine and other parenting magazines. Author of Bible Heroes, she also co-authored Wrong Way, Jonah with Kay Arthur and was a contributing writer for Jesus in the Spotlight. She authored stories for Love is a Verb: Stories of What Happens When Love Comes Alive (Bethany House), Christmas Miracles (St. Martin’s Press), Extraordinary Answers to Prayer: In Times of Change (Guideposts), and The Mommy Diaries: Finding Yourself in the Daily Adventure (Revell) and God Still Meets Needs.
As Senior Research Assistant and Art/Editorial Production Coordinator at Focus on the Family for Ray VanderLaan’s 27-part film series entitled That the World May Know, Scoti researched and developed historically, archeologically, and biblically-accurate art compositions used for over 200 art renderings and maps. She also researched and edited Ray’s CD-ROM, Jesus: The Man, The Message, The Messiah.
Her years as a minister’s wife, single mom, grandmother, children’s, youth, women’s and single’s ministry leader and Bible teacher enrich her understanding and enjoyment of God’s true character as her greatest source of spiritual fulfillment. Scoti celebrates her firstborn’s life, Kristoffer, killed in Afghanistan on his 14th special operations deployment. She adores her son, Kyle, her daughter-in-love, new son-in-love and four precious grandchildren.