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Scott Kraniak

  • Pastor

  • (631) 732-3283

Senior Pastor
Marriage and Family Counselor 

BA in Theology 

MA in Christian Counseling 

Member Suffolk County Ministers Association 

Member NYS Mental Health Counselors association 

Chairman of the Brookhaven Town Youth Board (former) 

Board Member - Middle Country Coalition for Smart Growth (Former) 

Board Member - Middle Country Chamber of Commerce (Former) 

Neighborhood Watch Captain  

Member North Coleman Rd Elementary School Safety Board  

Track Chaplain Riverhead Raceway - Racing with Jesus Ministries 

Founder of V8's for Christ Hot Rod Ministries 


Seminar Speaker on emotional issues such as Depression and Anxiety, Teen issues such as cutting and suicide Pornography 

and sexual addiction. 


Has written columns for local papers such as NY's Newsday  & in California such as "Ask Pastor Scott" while Pastor of a Church in CA. 

Appearances on radio stations such as WBAB, WBLI, WNYG & WNYH, as well as hosting his own call-in live counseling show. 


Publishes a BLOG found at 

Publishes a daily podcast called “Word of Hope” 

Hosts a Weekly YouTube show called “Life Talk Live” on CBC TV  

Former Master full time Instructor (Operating Engineers Local 138)   

Pastor Scott is married to his wife Julie since 1986 

They have 3 boys, Jacob, Aaron, and Luke. 

Pastor Scott enjoys spending time with his family. 


He also enjoys fast cars, racing, classic cars, Jeeps, Off Roading/ Rock Crawling and can be found at many Car shows and Cruise Nights


Official Jeep Judge and Chaplain for Bantam Heritage 

Jeep Festival Butler, PA 

Is a member of a local Jeep Club (Long Island Off-road) 

Featured in the New York Times (“The Pastor that burns rubber”)  <-Click Link to View

Founder of Operation Rusty Red Jeep Ministries  

Was a character in the cinematic released movie - (The Last Race)  

Loves classic music from the 70s & 80s (Classic Metal)  


Loves playing drums when he finds the time 

  Favorite Drummers are Bill Ward, John Bonham & Tommy Aldridge 

 Likes restoring Jeeps and was foundational in building and sending "Isaac the Jeep: to Africa to help save orphans trapped in remote area (see video below)  






Of all of Pastor Scott’s interests and hobbies - his GREATEST desire is to see people come to Christ to a saving knowledge of our Lord and be set free, redeemed and become Children of the Most High; filled with confidence, power and purpose!


Published Author of three books: (Click links below for more information)

Leadership: Leadership
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