Randy G. Vaughn is the current Sr. Pastor of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church, located at 501 W. Thomas Blvd.; Port Arthur, Texas. He has been pastoring the Mount Sinai church for over 28 years and has been in ministry for over 35 years.
Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Pastor Vaughn presented to the National Baptist Convention USA Inc., the need for an office of disaster management. After working with consultants and developing plans for disaster response, the Office of Disaster Management was formed and Pastor Vaughn accepted the task of being the director. This gave him the responsibility. This disaster service are provided to 62 state conventions, over 30,000 churches and church affiliates and encompasses over 7.5 million individual members.
In September of 2009, Pastor Vaughn orchestrated the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the American Red Cross at the National Convention. This historical agreement caught the attention of the national media. These works have been documented in Ebony magazine and has made headlines across the country. In 2010, Pastor Vaughn was instrumental in the NBC USA Inc. becoming the first African American organization to become members of the NVOAD (National Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster). In addition, he serves as the Convention’s representative to the White House office of Faith Based Organization, consulting with the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA.
Pastor Vaughn has been heavily involved in missions in the country of Haiti since 1989. In 1996, he led his first delegation to the country of Haiti and has ministered on ground in Haiti, providing field medical services, the building of 9 churches, the digging of water wells and the distribution of water purifications apparatuses. In addition, through his leadership, orphanages and a medical clinic were built. This work continues to support more than 3,000 children in education as well as a full time medical clinic with staff, which provides services to a community of over 250,000 people. To help administer these services, the Succor Foundation was created with Pastor Vaughn as its Founder and President. As a result of his vast engagement in Haiti, Pastor Vaughn’s experience was called upon to help lead the National Baptist Convention in its response to Haiti after the January 2010 Earthquake. With an understanding of Haiti before the earthquake, he saw that the vast needs of Haiti required both short and long term approaches.
He was instrumental in the development of the African American Missionary Baptist Collaboration which brought together the five (5) African American Baptist Conventions and Foreign Mission bodies, namely NBC USA Inc.; NBC of America; Progressive National Baptist Conventions, National Missionary Baptist Convention and the Lott Carey Foreign Mission body. This group today has given more than one million dollars, partnering with Habit of Humanity in the building and rebuilding of homes for many Haitian families.
His missions and ministry on the eastern hemisphere have taken him to countries such as India, Mozambique, Malawi, and others. He has participated on Ecumenical journeys, representing National Baptist Convention, that have taken him to Geneva Switzerland where he engage in discussion with the leadership at the World Council of Churches, the Vatican in Rome where discussions were held with the Pontificate Council on inter-faith relations, to Kenya to have dialogue with leaders of the All African Council of Churches and to South Africa where he met with leaders of the South African Council of Churches and leaders of the Anti-Apartheid Movement.
Rev. Vaughn’s works in India have been in support of the Encourager Bible School and Seminary in New Delhi, India. His mission tours in this area included being the commencement speaker for graduating classes of ministers serving in the Hinter lands of that vast country, as well as the preaching of the Gospel to thousands.
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North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707