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.Personal Site
Books by Elyse Fitzpatrick
Articles By Elyse Fitzpatrick
Good News for Weary Women
Thursday February 7, 2019christian life • family • marriage • women •
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.
Everlasting Joy is Coming
Tuesday December 4, 2018incarnation • jesus •
Where do we find the strength to go on when our weakness and sin seems to drag us down? Listen for some good news.
When Lawlessness Increases
Saturday August 6, 2016christian life • pain & suffering •
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, 2014doctrines of grace • incarnation • jesus •
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.