Steve was born in Chapmanville, WV, Annie was born in Southside, WV and met in Point Pleasant, West Virginia
where they attended Point Pleasant High School. Annie graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 1972, Steve attended Glenville State College/Marshall University in WV and served in the US Navy. They were married March 29, 1975 and settled in the Nashville, TN area where they raised two children, Nathan and Heidi. They are now the grandparents of six and live in the rural town of Pleasant View, TN.
They began their music career as members of the group, Dogwood. In 1980 they started traveling as a duet, focusing their songs and writing on family issues. They currently perform concerts and conduct marriage seminars as a duo and individually Annie keynotes at women’s conferences and Steve at men’s events.
As performing artists: The Chapmans have performed their family focused music at over 2500 churches across the nation as well as at various conference centers such as the The Cove/Billy Graham Training Center in North Carolina, Sandy Cove Conference Center in Maryland, Spruce Lake Conference Center in Pennsylvania and Word of Life Conference Center in New York. Also, The Chapmans have conducted marriage events for the Air Force at various bases around the world including Pensacola, Korea, Germany, Hawaii and Montana.
In the media: Steve and Annie have appeared on numerous radio and TV broadcasts including Focus On The Family/Colorado Springs, Billy Graham Crusade, Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson, Family Life Today with Dennis Rainey, The 700 Club. Their songs have been frequently aired on radio networks such as American Family Radio, Family Life Radio, Mars Hill Network, Salem Broadcasting Network, Bott Radio Network, Northwestern Media, Moody Broadcasting, and Family Network (Bath, NY)
As songwriters: The Chapman’s family oriented songs have been recorded on 35 projects to date under their names. Radio activity for their songs include The Secret Place, You Will Always Be Mine, Her Daddy’s Love, The Highchair, Faith of A Few Close Friends, You’re The Only LIttle Girl, Turn Your Heart Toward Home, I Want To Finish Well, Don’t Unpack Your Bags.