Healthy Leaders

Recent Articles


Stephen Vaughn

Stephen Vaughn

About the Author

Stephen Vaughn is a lover of laughter, a child of God, thinker, over-thinker, writer, analyzer, and a very passionate reader. He belongs to an earthly family that loves life and seeks to enjoy its every moment, especially when they are all together. Seminary classes, handyman “stuff,” and occasional church activities keep him busy throughout the day. Right now, he is a student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He recently graduated from Liberty University with a B.S. in Aviation Maintenance Management.

Are You a Good Listener?

Few things are as spiritually and emotionally comforting as spending time with a good listener. Sadly, I can count on one hand those in my life who qualify as good listeners. They’re few and far between – diamonds in the rough to be cherished when discovered. Thankfully, there is no natural talent needed to be […]

Stephen VaughnStephen Vaughn

Handling Our Blind Spots Well

This week I sat through a lecture covering evangelical Christianity’s lack of diversity. The professor made his way through his material and arrived at his illustration. He was discussing the life of Johnathan Edwards. To my surprise, Edwards believed slavery was not only permissible, but biblically supported. Edwards had a blind spot. I [...]

Stephen VaughnStephen Vaughn

A Few Thoughts About Giving Advice

Giving advice is a tricky task. A lot of times people aren’t actually searching to hear what you have to say about a given situation. They want you to listen so they can think out loud. Occasionally, someone will open up and vulnerably ask for your opinion on a situation. Here are a few suggestions to keep in mind if you find yourself in [...]

Stephen VaughnStephen Vaughn