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John N. Vaughan

Assistant Professor, Church Growth

S.W. Baptist University

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Background Information

Employment History

Hard Times


XPastor LLC


America's Small Group Research Center ... Since 1985


Baker Books


Senior Pastor

Bethel Assembly


Director of the Church Growth Center

Southwest Baptist University


Affiliations

International Megachurch Research Center

Founder


Church Growth Today

Founder


Center for the Study of Growing Churches

Founder


Bolivar

Member


First Baptist Church

Member


American Society for Church Growth

President and Founding Editor


Hurston Ministries

Board Member


Education

Master of Arts degree

theology


Ph.D.

Practical Theology


doctor of ministry degree

Fuller Theological Seminary


master of divinity degree

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary


Web References(190 Total References)


Lowell Mims - Ministries

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Dr. John N. Vaughan
International Megachurch Research Center Dr. John Vaughan is quoted in the.. "A clear evangelical mission seems almost a must for success. The megachurch," Vaughan says, "intends to take a city for God."


Lowell Mims - Ministries

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Dr. John Vaughan - Assistant Professor, Church Growth, S.W. Baptist University.


Family Community Church - Pastor Bill Buchholz

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Pastor Bill and FCC were also recognized in 2004 and 2005 by Dr. John Vaughan of Church Growth Today as being one of the 100 fastest growing congregations in the U.S.


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Today, there are more than 500, with a new one added somewhere in the country every two to three weeks, estimates Vaughan."[3] An article in The Arizona Republic asserts that "California leads both rankings, with 101 megachurches attended weekly by 364,612 people.
John Vaughan directs the Church Growth and World Missions Center, and is editor for the North American Society for Church Growth. He notes the existence in history of large churches of twenty thousand or more in several cities at the time of Constantine.[10] Spurgeon's London's Metropolitan Tabernacle sat six thousand.[11] In another work, Vaughn says that "Large churches are part of our history. [10] John N. Vaughan, The Large Church: A Twentieth-Century Expression of the First-Century Church (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1985), 42. [12] John N. Vaughan, Megachurches & America's Cities: How Churches Grow, 143 vols. (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, A Division of Baker Book House Co., 1993), 40.[13] William Lobdell, Religion/Exploring Issues, Answers and Beliefs in the Shadow of the Giants, with the Success of the Megachurch, Some Small Congregations Feel Pressure to Measure Success by the Numbers. But Others Emphasize Participation and Intimacy as Marks of Healthy Community. [Archived on-line by the Dow Jones Publications Library] (Los Angeles Times, 28 April 2001, accessed 12 June 2003); available from http://online.wsj.com/home/us.[14] Stefan Ulstein, Pastors Off the Record: Straight Talk About Life in the Ministry (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1993), 43.[15] Ibid., 43-5.[16] Clancy, (accessed).[17] Vaughan, The Large Church: A Twentieth-Century Expression of the First-Century Church, 24-5.[18] Lyle E. Schaller, The Decision Makers: How to Improve the Quality of Decision-Making in the Churches (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1974), 109.[19] Carl F. George and Warren Bird, The Coming Church Revolution: Empowering Leaders for the Future (Grand Rapids: Fleming H. Revell, a Division of Baker Book House, 1994), 118. [20] Vaughan, Megachurches & America's Cities: How Churches Grow, 103.[21] Dave Travis, Church Champions Update: Issue 41, November 19, Senior Pastor and Executive Pastor [Archived on-line] (Leadership Network, 1999, accessed 3 July 2003); available from www.leadnet.org/allthingsln/archive_template.asp?archive_id=52&db=champsupdate.s


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Also in 2006, Dr. John Vaughn, founder of the Church Growth Today at the Center for the Study of Growing Churches, named Bible Way Church of Atlas Road as one of the 50 most influential churches in the United States ! Bible Way was recognized for its consistently high number of congregants and its relationship with the community.


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