Born on the island of Barbados, West Indies in 1934 and grew up in Trinidad, West Indies. Pastor Selwyn Scott received Christ as his Savior in 1960, under the ministry of Evangelist Paul Olsen of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He became a member of Revival Tabernacle Assembly in San Fernando, Trinidad; Pastored by Reverend Larry Ulseth. Driven by hunger for the things of God, Brother Scott started an evening Sunday school in a storage room of the neighborhood movie- house. In 1965, from that humble beginning of about six children, Revival Tabernacle of La- Roman was born. That church still stands today with members who started out as Sunday school students.
In 1969 Selwyn Scott, his now deceased wife Antonia and their five children migrated to Miami, Florida. They became members of Trinity Assembly of God under the leadership of Ernie Eskelin. After about a year the Lord began to speak to Pastor Selwyn Scott to get back into full time ministry. Revival Tabernacle Assembly was vacant and up for sale, however God had other plans. Within a month, God spoke in a dream to Sis. Florence Matheny to tell her husband that they should not sell Revival Tabernacle. Instead they should call Brother Scott to reopen the doors so it could once again be a lighthouse for God.
In 1972 Pastor Scott became the first Black Assembly of God minister to be given credential in the state of Florida with the support of Superintendent Rev Foy Johnson. That same year Pastor Scott and his first wife, Antonia Scott, along with their six children, Joy, Rosemarie, Paul, Esther, Peter, and Priscilla worked tirelessly to continue the work of the Lord in spreading the Good News. After seven years of faithful service Antonia Scott died in 1979. In 1981, Pastor Scott married Tomasina; and from this union his last son, Samuel, was born.
By today's standards, Pastor Scott has a rather large family; seven children, twenty two grand children, six great grand children, three sons-in-law, and two daughters- in- law. He considers his family to be a blessing. His continued desire and purpose is to carry out the Great Commission, to see souls saved and lives transformed by the power of God.