Ellen Vaughn
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Ellen Vaughn

ELLEN VAUGHN is a New York Times bestselling author and inspirational speaker. Her collaborative books include Choosing to SEE--which spent six weeks on the New York Times bestseller list--as well as Shattered, Lost Boy, The God Who Hung on the Cross, and It's All About Him. The last debuted at #1 on the New York Times nonfiction list.
Vaughn's newest book, co-written with Marty Makary, is Mama Maggie: The Untold Story of One Woman's Mission to the Forgotten Children of Cairo's Garbage Slums. This is the authorized biography of the "Mother Teresa of Egypt," Nobel Peace Prize-nominated Egyptian leader Maggie Gobran, released by Thomas Nelson in March 2015.
Vaughn has authored or co-authored 20 books, including Come, Sit, Stay, Time Peace and Radical Gratitude. Her award-winning novels are The Strand and Gideon's Torch, which she coauthored with her friend and mentor, the late Chuck Colson. She collaborated with Colson on eight other nonfiction books.
Former vice president of executive communications for Prison Fellowship, Vaughn serves as a Senior Fellow for the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative. She speaks frequently at retreats, conferences, and writers' seminars. She holds a Master of Arts from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Richmond. Vaughn and her husband, Lee, a cancer survivor, live in the Washington, D.C. area. They are enjoying being empty nesters, though they have traded out their three kids for two dogs who seem to be equally needy.

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    • Choosing to SEE

    • A Journey of Struggle and Hope
    • By: Mary Beth Chapman, Ellen Vaughn
    • Narrated by: Connie Wetzel
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    "I've told my kids for years that God doesn't make mistakes," writes Mary Beth Chapman, wife of Grammy award winning recording artist Steven Curtis Chapman....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Distracting reader style

    • By todd on 07-10-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Mama Maggie

    • The Untold Story of One Woman's Mission to Love the Forgotten Children of Egypt's Garbage Slums
    • By: Marty Makary, Ellen Vaughn
    • Narrated by: Carmel O'Donovan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    Since 1997 Maggie Gobran and her organization, Stephen's Children, have been changing lives in Cairo's notorious zabala, or garbage slums....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Convicting

    • By sojourner on 03-11-17

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Being the Body

    • By: Charles Colson, Ellen Vaughn
    • Narrated by: Charles Colson, Ellen Vaughan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Many believe Charles Colson and Ellen Vaughn¿s The Body to be the watershed book of the past decade....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even more relevant today. Very motivating!

    • By Aaron on 07-31-15

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Shattered

    • Struck Down, But Not Destroyed
    • By: Frank Pastore, Ellen Vaughn
    • Narrated by: Frank Pastore
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Like its author, Shattered is “fun, fast, and real” and an intriguing mix of paradoxes....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • christian book

    • By Anonymous User on 04-27-13

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Come, Sit, Stay

    • An Invitation to Deeper Life in Christ
    • By: Ellen Vaughn
    • Narrated by: Ann Richardson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Perhaps you’re like me. Perhaps you originally came to Jesus and felt great freedom as He eased your load. But maybe, over the course of the journey with Him, your burdens piled up and you lost your joy....

    Regular price: $23.99

    • The God Who Hung on the Cross

    • How God Uses Ordinary People to Build His Church
    • By: Dois I. Rosser Jr., Ellen Vaughn
    • Narrated by: Pam Ward, Grover Gardner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    You won't hear the stories on the local news, but Jesus Christ is doing miracles in some of the most unlikely places around the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the real thing

    • By William on 05-21-16

    Regular price: $13.96

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