Jefferson Scott

Intelligent Christian Thrillers


Books Edited


Visioneering Andy Stanley
Seven Ways To Build a Better You Sheri Rose Shepherd
Against Tall Odds Matt Roloff
Countdown Y2K (Newsletter) Shaunti Feldhahn
On Becoming Childwise Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam
On Becoming Preteen Wise Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam
On Becoming Teenwise Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam
One Small Sparrow (Rev.) Jeff Leland
How To Talk About Jesus Without Freaking Out Jim and Karen Covell and Victorya Rogers
Making Today Count for Eternity Kent Crockett
Only a Woman Terri McFadden
101 Answers to the Most-Asked Questions About the End Times Mark Hitchcock
Making Your Partnership Work Daniel Rickett
What On Earth Is Going On? Mark Hitchcock
Is America in Bible Prophecy? Mark Hitchcock
Mimi's Gift Joan Marie Thomas
Spirit Warrior (Line Edit) Stu Weber
The Power of God with An ADHD Child Krista Hain
In the Hollow of His Hand Gorman Woodfin
God Is Greater than Family Mess Joey Johnson
The Next Generation Leader Andy Stanley
God of My Silent Tears Yvonne Majett Cooper
Finally FIT! Lorraine Bossé Smith
Midlife Meltdown Janet Maccaro
The Final Makeover Dino Nowak
Fighting Cancer 20 Different Ways Francisco Contreras and Daniel Kennedy
Fasting Made Easy Don Colbert
When All Hell Breaks Loose Ken Hutcherson


Time Lottery Nancy Moser*
Retrovirus T.L. Higley
Marduk's Tablet T.L. Higley
Daughter of Prophecy Miles Owens**
Fallen from Babel T.L. Higley
The Personifid Project R.E. Bartlett
The Fall of Lucifer Wendy Alec
Time Lottery 2: The Second
Time Around
Nancy Moser
Mooch Adam Palmer
Balancing Act Kimberly Stuart
Dark Hour (co-edit) Ginger Garrett
A Mile from Sunday (co-edit) Jo Kadlecek
Messiah Wendy Alec
A Bigger Life Annette Smith
The Great Hour Struck Gary Varner
Chosen Ted Dekker
Treasure Hunt Heather Gemmon
Hurricane Ishmael Bill Noah
Infidel Ted Dekker

* Time Lottery won a Christy Award for excellence in Christian fiction.

** Daughter of Prophecy won first prize in General Fiction at the 2006 American Christian Fiction Writers' Conference.

Editing Experience

Jeff has served on the editorial staffs of three Christian publishing companies.

From 1999 to 2001 he edited nonfiction for Multnomah Publishers.

During this time Jeff edited and wrote feature articles for Countdown Y2K, a year-long newsletter by Shaunti Feldhahn. Jeff acquired authors and articles and edited the magazine.

From 2003 to 2005 he managed the Siloam line of Christian health books for Strang Communications.

During that time Jeff launched Realms, the line of Christian speculative fiction at Strang Communications.

From 2005 to 2006 Jeff served as manager over the fiction line at NavPress.

Between his time at Multnomah and Strang, and after his time at NavPress, Jeff has been a freelance editor, writer, and book doctor.

You can see the editorial services Jeff offers by clicking here.

In addition to the projects listed, Jeff has performed editorial reviews, partial edits, "first 10 pages" reviews, mentoring, and proposal review and creation for scores of clients.

To read endorsements and praise for Jeff as an editor, click here.

Writing Experience

Jeff has published six novels and two co-written nonfiction books, which can be sampled on this site.

Jeff has also written scores of articles for Christian magazines, including Christian Single, HomeLife, Life@Work, and New Man magazines.

Jeff's short fiction has appeared extensively in Focus on the Family's Clubhouse magazine. He recently completed a two-year stint as the writer for the comic book series in Clubhouse magazine.

Jeff served as story manager for the made-for-DVD computer animated film, G.I. Joe: SpyTroops.

Jeff has written dozens of puppet scripts, which have been produced in his home church.

Jeff writes extensively about fiction writing on his Web page dedicated to Christian speculative fiction. It's called WhereTheMapEnds.

Jeff is also a popular speaker at Christian writer's conferences. 

He is a member of ChiLibris and the Academy of Christian Editors (ACE).


Jeff holds the Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jeff also holds the Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Going Deeper

For a less formal look at who Jeff is, take a look at the bio page.

To read endorsements about Jeff from authors, editors, and agents he's worked with, click here.

For references, drop Jeff a note by clicking here.

To read samples of Jeff's nonfiction writing style, click here.

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