The Very Rev'd S. Chadwick Vaughn is rector of St. Francis' Episcopal Church in Macon, GA.
Chad is a graduate of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA, and worked several years at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, before becoming associate director of development at the university.
Later, after serving three years as executive assistant to the Dean of the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, he earned a master of divinity degree from the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas.
After seminary he served as associate priest at St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin for three years, and came to St. Francis in October 2009.
He and his spouse, Amanda, are the parents of twin daughters.
You may wonder, as I have, what U.S. Congressman Willard Duncan Vandiver, Eliza Doolittle, and Thomas the Apostle have in common.
To discern this, we need only listen to their own words to uncover a common denominator.
You first, Congressman Vandiver:
"I come from a state that raises corn and cotton and cockleburs and Democrats, and frothy eloquence neither convinces nor satisfies me. I am from Missouri. You have got to show me."Read full transcript...