Chap Bettis

Chap Bettis is the author of The Disciple-Making ParentThe Donut Date Journal, Parenting with Patience: Overcoming Anger in the Home and numerous other resources for the family.  He is passionate about helping parents disciple their children. Chap is a frequent conference speaker and the executive director of The Apollos Project, a ministry devoted to helping parents with family discipleship. For the previous 25 years, he was lead pastor in a New England church plant. He and his wife Sharon, have four adult children and reside in Rhode Island. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram @chapbettis or blogging at

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Our words are so important in managing our households, but sometimes our words get us in trouble. Chap Bettis discusses the need for a strategy in the home and some practical ideas of what that can look like. View Show Notes →
Chap Bettis explains how to evaluate our anger toward our children. He talks about having good desires for our kids and expressing those desires in constructive ways. View Show Notes →
What's truly important when discipling our children? Chap Bettis talks about the myths we often believe about discipling our kids. View Show Notes →
As we make disciples and reach across the oceans, are we also reaching across the dinner table? Chap Bettis talks about fulfilling the Great Commission through our own children. View Show Notes →

Shelby Abbott

Shelby is a Philadelphia-based author, podcast/radio host, public speaker, and campus minister. His passion for ministry has led him to speak at churches and college campuses all over the United States. He has authored the books DoubtLess: Because Faith is Hard, What’s the Point?, Pressure Points: A Guide to Navigating Student Stress, Jacked, and I Am a Tool (To Help With Your Dating Life), as resources for your heart.

Ann Wilson

Dave and Ann Wilson are the authors of Vertical Marriage: The One Secret That Will Change Your Marriage (2019) and No Perfect Parents: Ditch Expectations, Embrace Reality, and Discover the One Secret That Will Change Your Parenting (2021).

Additionally, they are touring speakers, as well as the radio hosts of the nationally syndicated radio show, Family Life Today. But it’s their singular passion for enriching lives through spreading the Word and wisdom of God that truly defines them.