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August 31, 2019

Choose Greatness

​When Clarence was a teenager, Pastor Gary walked onto a basketball court and began a relationship with him. Now, decades later, Dr. Clarence Shuler and Dr. Gary Chapman are helping a new generation of young men. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, hear a best-of conversation between these lifelong friends about Choosing Greatness. Don’t miss this special Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.



Clarence Shuler
Clarence Shuler

Clarence Shuler

Clarence Shuler (M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the president and CEO of Building Lasting Relationships, Inc., which conducts marriage, parenting and Biblical diversity seminars throughout the United States and internationally. He has over 30 years of professional cross-cultural ministry experience and is a member of FamilyLife's speaker team, along with his wife, Brenda. Formerly the manager of Focus on the Family's Black Family/Pastor Ministries, Clarence has consulted with numerous churches and organizations on diversity, including the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Salvation Army, Moody Bible Institute and Wycliffe Bible Translators. Clarence is the author of several books, including Winning the Race to Unity and Your Wife Can Be Your Best Friend. He and Brenda reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have three daughters.

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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.