Stripped - Lina Abujamra

Air Date February 15, 2014


The Christian life can be an exciting journey. But it can also be frustrating, difficult and lonely. On this Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, a pediatric emergency room doctor looks at the sometimes painful process many believers go through. She calls it being stripped—when God’s call goes from “Yes!” to “Why Me?” Don’t miss an encouraging discussion right now on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.


Lina AbuJamra

Lina Abujamra
Lina Abujamra is the author of Thrive: The Single Life as God Intended, a Bible teacher, and conference speaker. She has a daily blog where she provides Biblical Truths for Every Day Life. Lina, an Emergency Room Pediatric Doctor is single and calls Chicago home. For more information visit


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.