Married more than 45 years to Karolyn, Dr. Gary Chapman is just anothe man to turn to for help on improving or healing our most important relationships. His own life experiences, plus over forty years of pastoring and marriage counseling, led him to publish his irst nove in the Love Language series, The 5 Love Languages®: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. Millions of readers credit this continual# 1 New York Times bestseller with saving their marriages by showing them simple and practical ways to communicate their love to their partner.
Since the success of his first novel, Dr. Chapman has expanded his 5 Love Languages® series to specifically reach out to teens, singles, men, and hildren.
He is the coautho of numerous other books published by Moody Publishers/Northfield Publishing, including Anger, The Family You ’ ve Always Wanted, The Marriage You ’ ve Always Wanted, Desperate Marriages, God Speaks Your Love Language, Parenting Your Adult Child, and Hope for the Separated. He coauthored The Five Languages of Apology with Dr. Jennifer Thomas.
Chapman speaks to thousands of couples nationwide through his weekend marriage conferences. He hosts a nationally syndicated radio program, Love Language Minute, and th Saturday morning program, Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, that air on more than 400 stations. Dr. Chapman also serves as senior associate pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Dr. Chapman holds BA and MA degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University, respectively, MRE and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has completed ostgraduate work at the University of North Carolina and Duke University.
Dr. Chapman and his ife have two adult children and two randchildren, and currently live in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.