Glenn and Donna Chappelear

After 18 years of marriage, 3 highly active kids, a demanding traveling schedule, ministry responsibilities, house work, how do we stay connected?

In a Staying Connected Weekend the Chappelears will discuss how they keep it all together using principles from God’s word.

  • You will discover how, I Getting in the Way can really cause some problems
  • You will discover how, We Getting in the Way can lead to misunderstandings
  • You will discover how, Life getting in the Way can cause a total shutdown

They will discuss how

  • They make time for each other
  • They make time for each child
  • They make time for ministry together

This event will help make Christ the center of your marriage, give you tools for communication, help you identify when things are getting out of control and put fun back in the family. You too can have an incredible marriage.

The Chappelear Family is full speed, balancing a professional fishing career, ministry schedule, keeping the family fed, maintaining housework, getting kids to sporting events, lots of school work and not to mention we have 2 teenagers in the family.

GLENN CHAPPELEAR is a graduate of Clemson University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as a youth minister for 9 years before beginning Sportsmen’s Outreach, which is a ministry designed to help churches reach outdoorsmen. He is currently a volunteer missionary with the North American Mission Board.

He is also a professional fisherman on the FLW Tour. Fishing keeps him on the road 150 days per year at tournaments, boat shows & fishing seminars. Glenn also does many speaking engagements through their ministry Sportsmen’s Outreach, such as; Sportsmen’s Banquets, Prison Ministry, Mission trips and NASCAR events. During Glenn’s time at home he teaches a Men’s Bible study group, Sunday School Class and volunteers 25 hours per month as a Cobb County Police Chaplain.

DONNA CHAPPELEAR is a professional mom of 3 children. She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Degree in Music. She taught public school music for 11 years. When the family began having children, she and Glenn decided that Donna would stay at home to help raise the children. That led to home schooling their children for 7 years. Now all the kids are in public school and Donna spends her time running the kids around, keeping the house straight, food in the fridge, substitute teaching at the local school and tries to get a few workouts in at the gym.

MINISTRY TOGETHER How do the Chappelear’ find time to do ministry together? We make it a priority. It is never a choice if we are going to church on Sunday, we are going. Donna and Glenn teach a couple’s Sunday School class each week at church. Donna also helps in the children’s worship program at our church. They are also involved with Calvary Children’s Home, where they sponsor two of the students and support other activities there too. Another passion for the Chappelear’ is working with abandoned women and children in the Atlanta area. They routinely volunteer with 7 Bridges to Recovery to do street ministry downtown, along with helping at the local ministry headquarters. Did I mention we try to take an international mission trip each year to Mexico?

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“It has been my joy to know and work with Glenn Chappelear for the past several years. He is passionate about his commitment to Christ. Glenn is an effective communicator of the gospel, everywhere we have worked together the crowd has been engaged and responsive. His love for and his relationship with his wife and family serve to strengthen his ministry and his message.”
Steve Wingfield, Evangelist
“I have been blessed to work with Glenn Chappelear in two areas of ministry, first as platform artists with Prison Fellowship OSL for several years and then Forgiven Ministry partnered with Glenn Chappelear’s Sportsmen Outreach Ministry to serve men and women who are incarcerated with the gospel of Christ. I have witnessed a man of integrity, a husband and father who is truly an example of what God ordained in a marriage and home. It is a privilege to work with a man of excellence and a family role model for husbands across our land.”
Scottie Barnes, Forgiven Ministry, Founder
“Glenn and Donna are wonderful example of a spiritually thriving marriage and family. I recommend this Godly couple to be used to strengthen the marriages of your church.”
Dr. Michael Lewis, Plant City's First Baptist Church