Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse holds a certificate in biblical counseling from CCEF (San Diego) and an M.A. in Biblical Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary. She has authored 18 books on daily living and the Christian life, including Found in Him: The Joy of the Incarnation and Our Union with Christ; Because He Loves Me; Comforts From the Cross; and Comforts From Romans.

Elyse coauthored three books with her daughter Jessica Thompson: Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus; Counting the Days, Lighting the Candles: A Christmas Advent Devotional; and Answering Your Kid’s Toughest Questions: Helping Them Understand Loss, Sin, Tragedies, and other Hard Topics.

A frequent speaker at women’s conferences, she has been married for nearly 40 years and has three adult children and six really adorable grandchildren.

Books by Elyse Fitzpatrick

Articles By Elyse Fitzpatrick

A Quick Pop Quiz

Saturday February 8, 2020


I wonder why the stories of Eve, Rebecca, Hagar, Elizabeth, Mary, and the Samaritan Woman (named Photine in the Eastern Orthodox tradition), and Lydia, aren’t common knowledge to so many of us.

Fun With the Fitzes | Steve Brown

Wednesday September 18, 2019

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Steve Brown joins the fun on Front Porch With the Fitzes to talk about his latest book, Talk the Walk, the hurricane that never was, and gives a devotional on revival.

Good News for Weary Women

Thursday February 7, 2019

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The landscape that evangelical women live in is a howling wilderness littered with the blood, sweat, and tears of thousands of hardworking, weary women . . . and also with the carcasses of the faith some of them have shed as they’ve given up in despair and exhaustion.

When Lawlessness Increases

Saturday August 6, 2016

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Just this morning I awakened to the news that two more police officers had been shot…this time in my own city. As I scrolled through my Twitter feed, I read other accounts of political corruption at the highest levels of government, and terror attacks around the world.

We Are Alone

Saturday February 15, 2014

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When I was a child, I had a recurring nightmare. I would dream that I was standing on a darkened stage, completely alone. In my dream I wasn’t able to move, hide, or even speak. Rooted to the ground in terror, I sensed a threatening presence lurking just out of sight. I was lost, wandering. Somehow, and though I didn’t know how then, I knew I was ruined and had ruined something, and that there was nothing I could do to make up for my mistake.