Sample Bio

Chap Bettis is the author of The Disciple-Making Parent: A Comprehensive Guidebook for Raising Your Children to Love and Follow Jesus Christ  a frequent conference speaker, and the executive director of The Apollos Project, a ministry devoted to helping parents disciple their children. For the previous 25 years, he was lead pastor in a New England church plant. He also wrote Evangelism for the Tongue-Tied and The Fearless Apologetics Curriculum. He and his wife, Sharon, have four children and reside in Rhode Island.

When he is not ministering the word, Chap likes cycling, skiing, reading, and checking out restaurants with his wife. You can follow him on twitter @chapbettis or blogging at The

Sample Blog Articles

How Churches Can Care for Their Pastors’ Children – Seven suggestions for how churches can keep the children of their pastors from being spiritual casualties.

How Pastors Can Care for Their Children – The followup article that focuses on how pastors can care for their own children.

She’s Not Perfect but She’s Perfect for Me – Practical wisdom and a proverbs for a husband and wife. See your spouse as not perfect but from God’s perspective, she’s perfect for you.

3 Ways You Might Be Teaching Your Kids the Prosperity Gospel – You love the true gospel but are you undermining it in your parenting?

The North Star of Parenting – Where you aim in parenting is vitally important. Make sure you know true north.

8 Ways to Persevere in the Parenting Marathon – Parenting is a marathon not a sprint. Learn to pace yourself.

Advice to Guys Who Want to Date My Daughters – Fatherly exhortation to young men to get out there and date.