Our Pastor

Screen shot 2015-12-28 at 8.14.55 PMWill Vaus…

  • has served as the Pastor of Stowe Community Church since Christmas Eve 2015.
  • was born in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and grew up in La Jolla, California.
  • is the son of Jim Vaus, former organized crime wiretapper who came to personal faith in Jesus Christ through the ministry of Billy Graham in 1949.
  • holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama from the University of California at San Diego and a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary.
  • has served churches in California, the Carolinas, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
  • is the President of Will Vaus Ministries, through which he has creatively communicated the love of Christ around the world since 1988.
  • is the author of a dozen books including Mere Theology: A Guide to the Thought of C. S. Lewis, My Father Was a Gangster: The Jim Vaus Story, and The Professor of Narnia: The C. S. Lewis Story.
  • and his wife, Becky, have been married since 1988 and have three sons: James, Jonathan and Joshua.
  • is ordained through the Next Leadership Association. To learn more about Next Leadership click here: http://www.nextleader.org .
  • has a personal web site that you may access here: http://willvaus.com .
  • has a blog that you may access here: http://willvaus.blogspot.com .