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July 28, 2018

Pierced and Embraced

The interactions Jesus had with women were counter-cultural in his day. On a best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and speaker Kelli Worrall (WAR uhl) will talk about the way Christ reveals our deep wounds and embraces us in the process. If you’re struggling with believing Jesus cares about you, don’t miss this encouraging conversation on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.



Kelli Worrall
Kelli Worrall

Kelli Worrall

Kelli Worrall has been a professor of communications at Moody Bible Institute since 1998. She is the author of two books Pierced and Embraced and 20 Things We’d Tell Our Twentysomething Selves (written with her husband, Peter). Kelli earned a Masters of Religious Education from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Roosevelt University. She speaks regularly at women’s events and together with Peter at both marriage and young adult retreats. Peter and Kelli are the parents of two children through adoption.

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Dr. 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 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.

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.

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.

Building Relationships

Building Relationships is a weekly 54-minute program offering life-changing insight and realistic advice rooted in the Word of God. Hosted by bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman, Chris Fabry and Andrea Fabry, Building Relationships is designed to provide fun and informative, practical help for your marriage.