John Austin Nauman

Senior Pastor

   Pastor John was born in East Stroudsburg, Pa. in 1951. He married Donna Jean Sandridge Nauman in 1972. John has three grown and married children: Jamye, Johnny, and Julie and seven grandchildren: Emmalee, Austin, John Wayne, Reagan, Harper, Collins, and Jack.


   After graduating high school in 1969 John received his Bachelors in Science Education from the University of Arkansas in 1973, as well as a member of the University's baseball team. After receiving his BSE John went on to teach football and baseball at Pocono Mountain High School as well as an American Legion Coach from 1975-1979. During which time He received his Masters in Education Degree from East Stroudsburg University. Starting in 1982 John was employed by his Alma Mater to manage the Barnhill Arena Concessions and Advertising of Game Day Periodicals; as well as the director of the University's Baseball Camp. Then to top off his athletic accomplishments he was inducted into Pocono Mountain Hall of Fame in 2017.


   John currently is the Senior Pastor of Charity Baptist Church in Rogers, Ar. Where he preaches God’s Word faithfully from the Bible, book by book and verse by verse. He also teaches the Adult Sunday School Class and the 5th-6th-grade boy’s Class each Wednesday night. He also drives the church bus for the kids on Wednesday night and Sunday mornings.


   Pastor John and wife, Donna have a passion for teaching our Bus Ministry Kids, making sure they have the opportunity to hear first hand about the Love of Jesus for all people; regardless of background, home circumstances, and in many cases dysfunctional families or single parent homes.  Pastor John also has a passion for everyone under his leadership to be involved in working for the Lord, and actively participating in church activities that will help them to be passionate Christ followers, making other passionate Christ followers.

Contact Information

Charity Baptist Church
2901 West Olive Street
Rogers, AR 72756

P: (479)636-8906

Sunday Service Times

Sunday School    9:30 AM
Morning Worship Service    10:45 AM
Evening Worship Service 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Prayer Team  6:00 - 7:00 PM

Wednesday Service


 Children’s Ministry   6:30 PM
Team Kid –  4 years old through  5th Grade  

Youth   6:30 PM

J-Squad -  6th through 12th grade

Adult Bible Studies 6:30 PM

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