Harris County pastor charged with sexual abuse of a child

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - A 66-year-old Harris County pastor has been charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child after a child told a family member he had been sexually abused for a number of years.

Hollis Vaughn is a director/pastor of two local ministries, God’s Awesome Army Ministry and El Shaddai World Outreach Church. Both operate out of his home in north Harris County.

Vaughn is accused of sexually abusing and inappropriately touching a juvenile for a number of years.

Authorities said they believe there may be more victims who have not yet come forward.

Vaughn was released on a $100,000 bond.

He is due in court on Aug. 31.

Anyone with information on Vaughn is urged to call the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Child Abuse Unit at 713-830-3250.

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