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  • Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
    Title: Scott D. Lambert Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: 0200
    Physical Description: 6 Linear Feet Textual materials. (15 Hollinger boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1987-2005
    Physical Location: Gated area - Calabasas
    Language of Material: English .

    Content Description

    Scott D. Lambert Papers documents the activities of Scott Lambert during his tenure as the campus minister of the Malibu Church of Christ (later known as the University Church of Christ) at Pepperdine University from 1987-2005.The collection includes correspondence, clippings, ministry planning materials, intern training materials, Malibu Church of Christ elders meetings minutes (1987-2005), UCC building campaign materials, USSR missions materials, World Mission Workshop notebooks, National Campus Ministries Seminar materials, Campus Crosswalk materials, spiritual gift seminar materials, and ministry records, 1987-2005.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advanced notice required for access.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    This collection was given to Pepperdine Libraries Churches of Christ Heritage Center in Boone Special Collections and University Archives in January 2022 by Scott D. Lambert.


    The Scott D. Lambert Papers are arranged into seven series: 1) Correspondence (Outgoing); 2) Elders Meetings Minutes; 3) Intern Training Materials; 4) Ministry Records; 5) National Campus Ministries Seminar; 6) Religion 548 Course Materials; 7) Spiritual Gifts Studies


    Scott Dean Lambert was born October 11, 1958 and grew up in Harlan, Iowa. He gaduated from Irwin-Kirkman Community High School in 1977. He is a graduate of York College (AA, 1979) and Pepperdine University (BA in Communication, 1985 and MS in Ministry, 1990). Scott married Kim Sauer in 1988 and they have three children, Luke, Micah, and Isaac. Scott first began to participate in the campus ministry of the Malibu Church of Christ as a student in 1982 and began serving as a campus ministry intern in 1984. Scott served as the campus minister for the Malibu Church of Christ (later known as the University Church of Christ) from 1987-2005, which was a time of great growth for the church and campus ministry. The Lamberts regularly hosted students in their home on the Pepperdine campus. They trained and traveled with "Let's Start Talking" mission teams. Scott participated in the leadership for National Campus Ministries Seminar which was designed to train and motivate campus ministers. He participated in the World Mission Workshop program that was dedicated to motivating college students for lives of ministry. He served in adjunct faculty roles at Pepperdine University, teaching ministry to young adults. When Scott left his position as campus minister, he worked with Kairos, a church planting ministry, 2005-2016. He was an associate minister for the Hilltop Church of Christ, 2005-2008. He served as an elder at the Hilltop Church of Christ, 2011-2016. He worked with Let's Start Talking, 2016-2020. He works with Heritage 21 Foundation, 2016- present and leads The Conversation Group, 2020-present.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Scott D. Lambert Papers, Collection no. 0200, Churches of Christ Heritage Center, Boone Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

    Processing Information

    The collection was arranged and described by Lucy Perrin, March 2022.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright restrictions may apply.

    Related Materials

    University Church of Christ Records, 1973-2010; Charles Danny (Dan) Anders Papers, 1985-1998; Pepperdine Bible Lectures Collection, 1943-2019

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Christian education
    Christian universities and colleges -- United States -- History
    Churches of Christ
    Churches of Christ -- History -- 20th century
    Churches of Christ -- History
    Churches of Christ -- Periodicals
    College student newspapers and periodicals -- California
    College students
    Education, Higher -- California -- Malibu
    Leadership in women
    Leadership -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- United States
    Malibu (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century
    Malibu (Calif.) -- History
    Missionaries, American
    Pepperdine University
    Universities and colleges -- California -- Malibu -- History
    Universities and colleges -- Religion
    Women in church work
    Women in church work--Churches of Christ