Dr. Gary Chapman seeks to fulfill his call to the ministry as a pastor, speaker, and author. He speaks extensively throughout the U.S. and internationally on marriage, family, and relationships. The government of Singapore invited him to present his marriage seminar there and the Chaplain’s Office of NATO issued a special invitation for Dr. Chapman to speak to the NATO forces in Germany. Other engagements have taken him to England, Africa, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Mexico, and Hong Kong.
Sales exceeding 8 million copies earned him the Platinum Book Award from the Evangelical Publishers Association for The Five Love Languages, which has been translated into over forty languages. Thirty-four other books and five video series are also among his publications.
Dr. Chapman is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, holds the B.A. and M.A. degrees in Anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University and the Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has completed additional studies at Duke University and the University of North Carolina.
Dr. Chapman resides with his wife, Karolyn in Winston Salem, NC. They have two adult children and two grandchildren.