Vaughn Thompson Jr. is a worship leader/songwriter, and the Worship Pastor at Cathedral of Faith, a multi-cultural, multi-site, 8,000+ member, church in San Jose, CA. Vaughn is a graduate of Lee University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry. He also received his Masters’ in Theology, with an emphasis in Worship and the Arts from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena. Vaughn’s passion and a vital part of his ministry and focus, is not simply leading worship, but also teaching and equipping others to do the same. Vaughn helped develop the School of Worship (SOW) at his home church, COF. Vaughn serves with his wife, Irene Marin Thompson, who is an accomplished worship leader in her own right, receiving her Bachelor’s from LIFE Pacific in Biblical Studies/Youth Ministry, and leading in Spanish as well. Together they have formed Third Culture Worship (TCW). Vaughn was recognized in WLM’s Bests of the Best issue of 2011 for his song “You Are Exalted” in t heir Song DISCovery, highlighted in “Worship Radar”, and his entire album was voted in the Top 5 Indie Albums of the year.