“Matthew and I have been married for over 21 years, and have seven precious children. We live in beautiful East Texas on 9 acres on the outskirts of Tyler. We are best friends and grow deeper in love every day. Matthew preaches and writes and has ministered to the Lord’s people, particularly those in house churches, for nearly 29 years. He is a regular contributor to Brush Arbor Quarterly magazine, a publication devoted to repentance, revival, and restoration. I love being a “keeper at home” and serving the needs of our family. I am a regular contributor to the women’s publication An Encouraging Word and share in women’s conferences and gatherings from time to time. Our lives are knit together with saints here where we live, and we are blessed to see the Lord working in/through/among us and laying the foundation for building a lampstand in our area.
Of the many simple things we enjoy as a family, just being together ranks at the top. We love doing all the many jobs and activities of daily life together, seeking to make the most of every opportunity to share life, learn together, teach & disciple our children, and make memories. We especially enjoy gardening and working together on our land. And we absolutely love homeschooling our children and feel very honored to get to train, educate, and bring them forth to be men and women of God. ” – Maranatha Chapman
The Chapmans also have a great ministry called Kindling Productions.