Our Pastor



Will Vaus has served as the Pastor of Stowe Community Church since Christmas Eve 2015. He was born in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and grew up in La Jolla, California. He 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. Will 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. Will has served churches in California, the Carolinas, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Will is the author of more than 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. Will and his wife, Becky, have been married since 1988 and have three grown sons: James, Jonathan and Joshua. Will is ordained through the Next Leadership Association. To learn more about Next Leadership click here: http://www.nextleader.org . Will has a personal web site that you may access here: http://willvaus.com. He also has a blog that you may access here: http://willvaus.blogspot.com.