Scott Bessenecker

Poverty Track Program Director

Associate Director for Missions for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and author of Overturning Tables: Freeing Missions from the Christian Industrial Complex among other books, Scott has traveled and ministered with students in a number of urban poor locations around the world. He blogs at and frequently speaks and writes about issues of poverty, justice and global missions. Scott helps to send more than 3,000 students each year on short term mission experiences through InterVarsity. He also claims to possess the largest international cigarette collection owned by an Evangelical non-cigarette smoker. Scott is married with three kids and lives in Madison, Wisconsin.