Bryan Chapell Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Christ-Centered Preaching, Podcast, and Net Worth

Bryan Chapell Bio | Wiki

Bryan Chapell is an American pastor and theologian. Currently, he serves as the Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America. Bryan served previously the senior pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, Illinois. Prior to that, he was president of Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri for eighteen years.

Additionally, Bryan is also an author, lecturer, and conference speaker specializing in homiletics. He served as Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in America in 2014.

Bryan Chapell Age

Bryan was born on November 18, 1954, in the United States. He is 67 years old.

Bryan Chapell Hight

He is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx. 1.72 m).

Bryan Chapell Family

He was born and raised in the United States by his parents. Bryan holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Information about his parents and/or siblings is not available at the moment.

Bryan Chapell Wife

Bryan is married to his beautiful wife Kathleen Beth Gabriel. The couple held their wedding on May 27, 1978. Together, they share four adult children and a growing number of grandchildren.

Bryan Chapell Education

He received a Bachelor of Journalism from Northwestern University. Later, Bryan earned a Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in speech communication from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Bryan Chapell Christ-Centered Preaching

Bryan’s book Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon is considered his magnum opus. It won Preaching magazine’s Book of the Year award in 1994. In it, he explains his concept of the “Fallen Condition Focus” (FCF): “the mutual human condition that contemporary believers share.

Bryan’s approach is to raise the FCF in the sermon’s introduction, while the body of the sermon responds to the FCF by giving its redemptive purpose. Zack Eswine suggests that the FCF “helpfully urges the preachers to account for Christians in a fallen world,” but that it is “equipped primarily as a tool for churched contexts.”

Bryan Chapell Why Do We Baptize Infants

In 2006, Bryan published his book Why Do We Baptize Infants. He explains the scriptural foundation for infant baptism. First, he presents the biblical support for infant baptism as he has presented it in new members’ and church officer training classes over the years. Brian also helps pastors better to know how to administer the sacrament in ways that are meaningful and helpful for their churches.

Bryan Chapell Unlimited Grace | Podcast

In 2015, Bryan and members from Grace Presbyterian Church founded Unlimited Grace Media, an independent non-profit media ministry dedicated to spreading the gospel of God’s grace to all people. He also hosts a daily half-hour radio Bible teaching podcast called Unlimited Grace podcast which began airing in 2016 both nationally and internationally.

Bryan Chapell Grace Presbyterian Church

He commenced his pastoral ministry at Woodburn Presbyterian Church in Woodburn, Illinois in 1976. Subsequently, Bryan pastored Bethel Reformed Presbyterian Church in Sparta, Illinois from 1978 to 1985. He became a professor of preaching at Covenant Theological Seminary in 1985, where he also served as dean of faculty, president, and chancellor.

On Easter, 2013, Bryan became the senior pastor of the historic Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, Illinois, and ministered in that capacity until 2020. In 2020, he became the Stated Clerk Pro Tempore of the Presbyterian Church in America and in 2021 was elected as stated clerk.

Bryan Chapell Books

Bryan has written many books besides his career including:

“Unlimited Grace”
“Christ-Centered Worship”
“The Gospel According to Daniel”
“The Promises of Grace”
“Using Illustrations to Preach with Power”
“Each for the Other”
“Commentary on Ephesians”
“The Wonder of It All”
“1 & 2 Timothy and Titus: To Guard the Deposit (with R. Kent Hughes)”

Bryan Chapell Net Worth

He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Bryan’s estimated net worth is $876,544.

Who Is Bryan Chapell

Bryan is an American pastor and theologian. Currently, he serves as the Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America. Bryan served previously the senior pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, Illinois.

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