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  • DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT

    Dr. Jeffrey T. Johnson - jeffrey@southtexasnaz.org

    Dr. Jeffrey Johnson is a fourth-generation leader in the Church of the Nazarene and believes in its values and mission. He is convinced that through the local church, the Church of the Nazarene can be relevant and make a Christ-like impact on the communities of South Texas and beyond.


    Jeffrey and Julie came to South Texas in 2001 to pastor Houston First Church of the Nazarene after previously serving in churches in Tennessee, Iowa, and Oklahoma.


    Dr. Johnson graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts in religion and from Nazarene Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in 1988. He completed his Doctor of Ministry at Asbury Theological Seminary in 2003.


    He desires to encourage pastors to fulfill their increasingly challenging but rewarding calling, and to see each local congregation embrace their calling to make disciples.


    Jeffrey and Julie Johnson reside in Cypress, Texas and enjoy keeping in touch with their daughters, Jenae and Jana and their families.



  • assistant district superintendent

    rev. sam flores - sflores@southtexas.org

    Sam currently serves as the Assistant District Superintendent for the South Texas District. Sam came to the South Texas District from the TOLD (Texas Oklahoma Latin District) in 2003 to serve as the District Missionary assisting in the establishment of New Start churches which continues to be one of his responsibilities as the Asst. DS.


    Sam and his wife Candy have four lovely daughters, two sons-in-law, a granddaughter and a grandson.



  • District secretary

    rev. steve vaughn - secretary@southtexasnaz.org

    Steve is the senior pastor at The Woodlands Church of the Nazarene in The Woodlands. He is also a member of the District Advisory Board and has served as SDMI Chair for the South Texas District.


    Steve and his wife LeeAnn (Powers) have been married for 30+ years and have 2 children and 2 grandchildren.


    Steve has served for 27 years as youth pastor and senior pastor in the congregations in Oklahoma, Oregon, Arizona, Kansas and Texas.


    Steve graduated from Southern Nazarene University and is completing a Masters in Counseling from Liberty University.


    His passion besides pastoring include, riding his anniversary Harley motorcycle, fire chaplain for the Woodlands Township and rooting for the University of Texas Longhorns football!



  • District Treasurer

    bob childress - treasurer@southtexasnaz.org

    Bob served the San Antonio District as Treasurer from 1986 to 2003 when the San Antonio District merged with the Houston District. He has continued on as the Treasurer for the South Texas District.


    He and his wife Marvis reside in Midland, Texas and have 3 sons.




  • District office administrator

    Julie Johnson - office@southtexasnaz.org

    Telephone: 281-256-7720  Fax: 281-256-7741  Cell: 832-493-0195