About Art


Art Chartier lives in St Johns, FL with his wife Barbara… and “Miss Josie” their pitbull rescue. Art grew up in Boston, Massachusetts; Barbara is a native Southern Californian.

Art served as a pastor for 35 years while Barbara taught in public and private schools and ran her own real estate business. They have lived all over the country (AL, CA, CT, HI, MA, ME,  NJ,  OK, SC, and FL) and traveled extensively around the world.

Art is a graduate of the University of Maine (Orono, ME) and Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA). Barbara is a graduate of Westmont College (Santa Barbara, CA). They both are lifetime learners and followers of Jesus Christ.

Art & Barbara have two grown married children, Josh and Amy, each married with four children of their own. Their family is the joy of their lives.

20 replies

  1. WOW!! Such a small world! I was just searching through local Blogs, and saw your daughters house, and now find that you are believers too!! I am a Loan Officer in Naperville, IL and getting into blogging, so I happily re-posted your daughters house on my blog!! I hope it helps!! GREAT BLOG BY THE WAY!! Keep running your race! Hebrews12!

  2. Hello Art, thanks for the follow on m blog. I’ve been reading through your stuff here. You really like to make us wake up and think about what’s going on.

  3. I have nominated you for a blog award. You may read about it on my latest blog post. ~ Wendy

  4. Hi Art,
    I want to say thank you for following my blog – you were only my 2nd! Also have to say, I love your Muppets’ picture of the Peanut Gallery. Those 2 guys were my favorite parts of that show! Blessings,

  5. Hi Art,
    In looking at you picture, I knew it was something special about you. I knew that God has His hands on you.

    From reading your bio, I know that you are truly blessed of the Lord.

    Continue to let God use you.

    God bless!


  6. Hi Art. Merry Christmas! Here’s a little present for you and your blog: http://biltrix.com/2013/12/28/the-sunshine-award-thanks-friends/ God bless you!

  7. Merry Christmas, you received an award, see http://toloveandtruth.net
    Best wishes from To Love and Truth/Michael

  8. Happy New Year my friend at the Peanut Gallery! You’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Award! I appreciate you!

    I have nominated ten fellow bloggers “who positively and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.”

  9. Dear Friend, I’ve nominated you for yet another award. You can learn the details and pick it up here: http://biltrix.com/2014/01/02/semper-fi-a-good-way-to-start-the-new-year/ Congratulations and thank you for your blogging!

  10. Hi there Art, thanks for the like – just want to let you know how much I like the layout and content of your blog.

    In Christ

  11. Hi Art,
    I especially enjoyed your blog today.

  12. You are truly blessed of the Lord.Thank you

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