Shadow Mountain Community Church was founded in San Diego in 1912 as Scott Memorial Baptist Church and is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. David Jeremiah took over as senior pastor in 1981 and launched a radio and television ministry the next year. That has helped the church grow to more than 7,500 members.
The church’s main location is in El Cajon where is offers services in English, Spanish and Filipino. It also offers Arabic services at a nearby campus. Other locations are in Alpine, Encinitas, downtown San Diego and Hillcrest. It offers several ministries, including family, college, young adults and young married couples.
In 2012 the church sponsored a Fathers Day service in San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium, headlined by Tim Tebow and attended by 26,000 people.