What it Means to be a Man - Rhett Smith

Air Date June 22, 2013


Summary

What does it mean to be a man in 2013? On today's Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Rhett Smith says it's a culturally confusing proposition. Is a man supposed to be macho and aggressive or accommodating and passive? He says there's a better model. And that model is Jesus himself. Hear about a new way to view masculinity on today's Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.

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Rhett Smith

Rhett Smith
Rhett Smith is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in private practice at Auxano Counseling in Plano, Texas. He is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary (MDiv, MSMFT) and former college pastor at Bel Air Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles. Rhett has a passion for helping people navigate significant areas of transition in their lives such as parenting, marriage, and the adolescent to young adult journey. He also serves on staff at The Hideaway Experience in Amarillo, Texas where he helps couples work towards having great marriages.

Rhett lives in Frisco, Texas with his wife Heather and their two children.


Hosts

Gary Chapman and Chris & Andrea Fabry

Gary Chapman 
Gary Chapman
 
Dr. Gary Chapman is a well-known marriage counselor and director of marriage seminars. He has written more than 25 books including the #1 New York Times Best Seller, The Five Love Languages. Chapman's newest release, Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married, has joined the rankings as well. Others include: 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. With Dr. Jennifer Thomas, he co-authored The Five Languages of Apology. Dr. Chapman has over 35 years of experience in family counseling and has served as the senior associate pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, N.C. for more than 35 years.

Chapman is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University, respectively. He has received M.R.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and taken postgraduate work at the University of North Carolina and Duke University. Chapman and his wife, Karolyn, have been married for more than 45 years and reside in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Chapmans have two grown children, Shelley and Derek.

For more information about Dr. Chapman and his ministry, please visit his website.

 

Chris Fabry
Chris Fabry

Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live!, two hours of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.

To find out more, please visit Chris' website.

Andrea Fabry
Andrea Fabry

Andrea Fabry, formerly Andrea Kessel, is the mother of nine children and former co-host of Midday Connection. She now co-hosts Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman along with her husband, Chris. She loves to share her insights and fun-loving, humorous self with listeners.

For more information about Andrea, please visit her website.

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