Find His Hand

  “A person’s steps are established by the Lord, and he takes pleasure in his way. Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed, because the Lord supports him with His hand.” – Psalm 37:23-24 Psalm 37:23 is a difficult one to understand. The Hebrew is just ambiguous enough to mean two different things. It could mean […]

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Roe v. Wade: The work continues

“So God created man in His own image; He created him in the image of God; He created them male and female.” – Genesis 1:27 The overturning of Roe is an historic moment to be celebrated for many reasons, including the vindication of the tireless work of almost 50 years of pro-life activists and the affirmation of the […]

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Pressing In

“As the crowd was pressing in on Jesus to hear God’s word…” Luke 5:1 God’s word. It is the word that comes from God. It is the word that carries the authority of God. It is the word that gives life to creation, forgiveness to sinners, release to prisoners, adoption to orphans, provision to the poor, power to the weak, and […]

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10 Things I Learned in New York City (Part 6)

“The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me. Lord, Your faithful love endures forever; do not abandon the work of Your hands.” – Psalm 138:8 “10 Things I Learned from 10 Days in NYC, Part 6” #8 – Famous New York City hot dogs taste like…regular hot dogs. I’m not even sure why I had the impression that […]

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10 Things I Learned in New York City (Part 5)

In October 2021 I was fortunate to have a month-long sabbatical. I am grateful for the grace that my church gave to me to allow me this time to step away. Part of that time was spent in New York City as part of the pursuit of my Doctor of Ministry. This sabbatical time allowed […]

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10 Things I Learned in New York City (Part 4)

In October I was fortunate to have a month-long sabbatical. I am grateful for the grace that my church gave to me to allow me this time to step away. Part of that time was spent in New York City as part of the pursuit of my Doctor of Ministry. This sabbatical time allowed me […]

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The Fruit of Justice

Dedication of Court and Courtroom 1/18/2022 On the occasion of the dedication of McClennan County Courthouse Room #2 with Judge Brad Cates presiding. May it please the court, my name is Josh Vaughan, Senior Pastor of Columbus Avenue Baptist Church of Waco, Tx, and it is my privilege to serve as Judge Cates’ pastor and […]

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10 Things I Learned in New York City (Part 3)

In October I was fortunate to have a month-long sabbatical. I am grateful for the grace that my church gave to me to allow me this time to step away. Part of that time was spent in New York City as part of the pursuit of my Doctor of Ministry. This sabbatical time allowed me […]

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10 Things I Learned in New York City (Part 2)

In October I was fortunate to have a month-long sabbatical. I am grateful for the grace that my church gave to me to allow me this time to step away. Part of that time was spent in New York City as part of the pursuit of my Doctor of Ministry. This sabbatical time allowed me […]

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10 Things I Learned in New York City (Part 1)

In October I was fortunate to have a month-long sabbatical. I am grateful for the grace that my church gave to me to allow me this time to step away. Part of that time was spent in New York City as part of the pursuit of my Doctor of Ministry. This sabbatical time allowed me […]

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