For Immediate Release
July 3, 2017
Beth Harrison, 610.584.1096, ext. 104, Media@HamiltonStrategies.com, or Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 610.584.1096, ext. 102
‘Are We There Yet?’
New Book by Paul and Terrie Chappell Takes Couples on Journey Toward Godly Marriage
LOS ANGELES—No couple has “arrived,” but every Christian couple can enjoy marriage as the incredible journey God intended it to be.
This is the premise behind the soon-to-be-released book by Dr. Paul Chappell, senior pastor of Lancaster Baptist Church and author of well over 25 books that span an inspiring pastoral career. Written with his wife of 36 years, Terrie, “Are We There Yet? Marriage—a Perfect Journey for Imperfect Couples” is a travel guide of sorts so that a God-centered marriage can be a fulfilling destination rather than a frustration-filled trip.
“Whether married for one day or 50 years, nearly every couple has figured out that marriage is not easy,” Dr. Chappell said. “Sometimes, couples spend more time hammering out the details of a summer vacation than focusing on their commitment to each other. It takes work, but marriage can be fun and fulfilling too, especially when God is at the center and guiding every twist and turn along life’s journey.”
Most people get married with the assumption that marriage itself is a destination. But along the way, couples discover that, as wonderful as marriage may be, it is more of a journey than it is a destination. Rather than being an island of unending bliss, marriage is more like a long road trip—the kind of road trip where you are excited for the destination, love the memories along the way and sometimes get annoyed with aspects of the journey.
In “Are We There Yet?” Paul and Terrie Chappell candidly share biblical principles and personal, transparent illustrations that will equip couples to travel down the road of marriage further together. Whether newlyweds or married for decades, husbands and wives will find truth in “Are We There Yet?” to help them clarify their destination, communicate their needs, grow as a couple and even shed some luggage along the way.
Paul and Terrie Chappell live in Lancaster, Calif., where Dr. Chappell is the senior pastor of Lancaster Baptist Church and the president of West Coast Baptist College. His biblical vision has led the church to become one of the most dynamic Baptist churches in the nation. Dr. Chappell’s preaching is heard on “Daily in the Word,” a radio broadcast heard across America, and he is the author of more than 25 additional books, including “Disciple: Daily Truths from the Gospel of Luke for Followers of Jesus,” “Take it Personally: A Practical Guide to Owning and Obeying the Great Commission,” “When a Nation Turns Its Back to God: Living as a Bible-Believing Minority in the United States of America” and “Making Home Work: Biblical Principles for Raising Children and Building Families” among many others.
Terrie Chappell leads the ladies’ ministry at the church and is also a conference speaker. The Chappells have four married children, who all serve in full-time Christian ministry, and nine grandchildren.
For more information on Dr. Paul Chappell and Lancaster Baptist Church, visit paulchappell.com or www.lancasterbaptist.org, or connect with the church via social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or Vimeo.
For information about interviewing Dr. Paul Chappell on “Are We There Yet?” or to request a review copy, contact Beth Harrison at 610-584-1096, ext. 104, Media@HamiltonStrategies.com, or Deborah Hamilton, 610-584-1096, ext. 102.