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Bestselling Author and Speaker

Ellen Vaughn

Ellen Vaughn is a New York Times bestselling author and speaker who has written or co-written twenty-four books. Former vice president of executive communications at Prison Fellowship, she collaborated with the late Chuck Colson on a number of his seminal works. She speaks at conferences, often travels to interview Christ-followers in hostile parts of the world, and serves on the board of directors for IGM, the global church developer. With degrees from Georgetown University and the University of Richmond, Ellen lives in northern Virginia and enjoys reading, hiking, drinking coffee with friends, and staring pensively at the ocean. Her latest book, Being Elisabeth Elliot will be available nationwide on September 12, 2023.

New Book

Being Elisabeth Elliot

The surprising second installment in the authorized biography of missionary hero Elisabeth Elliot, written by New York Times bestselling author Ellen Vaughn. This story-driven book is based on Elisabeth’s private, unpublished journals, as well as candid interviews with Elisabeth’s friends and family.

New Book
Becoming Elisabeth Elliot

In this authorized biography, Becoming Elisabeth Elliot, bestselling author Ellen Vaughn uses Elisabeth’s private, unpublished journals, and candid interviews with her family and friends, to paint the adventures and misadventures God used to shape one of the most influential women in modern church history.

Other Books

As the great philosopher and writer Dr. Seuss put it,
“Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.” See these Amazon links to some of Ellen’s other books . . .

“No one tells a story better than Ellen Vaughn”

—Chuck Colson