Front Porch with the Fitzes, is a weekly chinwag featuring author Elyse Fitzpatrick and two of her three kids, Jessica Thompson and Joel Fitzpatrick. Sometimes some unexpected folks might even drop by and sit for a spell. Every week they’ll jibber about family life, things that interest them in culture or news, and what they’re learning about the Lord. Imagine sitting on the front porch of your ol’ Kentucky home, listening to three slightly off-kilter believers talk about life, do a lot of l ...
Maggie Combs joins us to talk about her new book Motherhood Without All the Rules: Trading Stressful Standards For Gospel Truths. We also talk about her farm and killing cows. Then she closes us out with a great devotional starting with Romans 7 and ending in glorious truth.By Fitzpatricks
In this episode Michael Wear joins us to talk about The & Campaign. Micheal directed faith outreach for President Obama's reelection campaign. He talks about our ultimate allegiance being to Jesus. He closes us out with a great devotional on Matthew 8.By Fitzpatrick
In this week's episode Dane Ortlund joins us to talk about he book Gentle and Lowly. Joel says this is on his top 10 favorite books he has ever read. The gospel goodness he brings will make your heart sing. He closes us out with an incredible devotional.By Fitzpatricks
In this week's episode we revisit the story of "your cows are safe with us". Jessica talks about Wes leaving to go back to college. Then Elyse closes us out with a devotional on 1 Peter 1:13.By Fitzpatricks
Our friend Missie Branch joins us. Missie is a certified smart person. We talk about all the things that are going on right now. Then she closes us with such a beautiful word from Jude 24-25.By Fitzpatricks
In this week's episode the crew recounts some funny stories about the moves they all just went through. Then Jess closes out with a devotional Revelation 1.By Fitzpatricks
In this week's episode Greta Eskridge joins us to talk about her book Adventuring Together. We also designate Disney characters to pastors of different denominations. She then closes us out with an encouraging devotional on Ephesians 3:20-21.By Fitzpatrick
In this week's episode it is the original crew. Joel goes on a couple of epic rants about mask wearing and bad customer service. Then Elyse closes us out with a devotional on the righteousness of Christ.By Fitzpatrick
In this week's episode our friend/cousin, Daniel Balcombe, joins us. We talk about the current climate on the social. We talk about baseball starting. We all are confident the Padres will win the World Series. Then he closes us out with a good word from Psalm 120.By Fitzpatrick, Thompson
It is just the original crew in this week's episode. We talk to Pop about his mysterious Facebook status updates. He also gives us some life tips about painting. Then Joel closes us out with a great devotional on hope in the midst of darkness.By Fitzpatrick, Thompson
In this week's episode we ask you to listen to a sermon preached by Pastor Scott Treadway of Rancho Church in Temecula, California. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Here is the link to the video if you would like to watch it.By Fitzpatricks
Allison Mackey joins us this week to talk about her great middle-readers book The Edge of Everywhen. She also sings a little diddy that will make you laugh/cry. Then she closes us out with a short devotional on the Kingdom of God.By Fitzpatrick, Thompson
Latasha Morrison of Be the Bridge joins us. Joel talks about finding himself in a very compromising situation. Latasha talks about how she is doing during this lockdown. Then she shares about her work at Be the Bridge. She closes us out with a great devotional on repentance.
This week Blake Flattley of Communion Arts joins us. We talk about the craziest thing we have done during quarantine. We talk about his music and Communion Arts. Then he closes us out with a timely devotional written by his wife. "That Should've Been Something"By Fitzpatricks
In this episode we talk to Dave Harvey. He talks about the church planting network the Great Commission Collective. Pop and Joel interview him about his latest book "I Still Do".By Fitzpatricks
It is just the original gang talking about how life is going. It is disjointed but genuine. This is really hard. Joel comes in at the end with a hope building devotional.
Our U.K. Cats are back! We check in with our friends from across the pond to talk about Coronavirus over there vs. here. Don't forget to check out their podcast The Plumb Line Podcast
Ann Maree Goudzwaard author of Help(Her) joins us to talk about her book and the program she runs at her church. We of course talk about the quarantine and how everyone is holding up. Spoiler alert: this is really hard. Then Ann Maree closes us out with a devotional on being mercied.By Elyse Fitzpatrick, Joel Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson
It's just a family episode. So the crew talks about how they have been passing the days while in lock down. There is a lot of talk about jellybeans. Then Jess closes us out with a devotional on Jesus and Mary at the empty tomb.By Joel Fitzpatrick, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson
Our friend Charlotte Getz joins us to talk about being one of the first people in the United States to be diagnosed with Coronavirus.By Fitzpatrick, Thompson
In this episode Dustin Nickerson joins us and we talk all things Coronavirus. We also answer the question, "Is COVID19 a judgement from God". Also Venmo him a couple bucks at @Dustin-NickersonBy Fitzpatrick, Thompson
In this week's podcast Elizabeth Behrens joins us to talk about a resource that she contributed. She works with Be the Bridge and the resource discusses transracial adoption. She is a joy, we enjoy lots of laughs and learn lots too. Join us!By Fitzpatrick, Thompson
We talk about all the craziness of the world right now. We try and bring some comfort as we read a book called, "A Safe Home for Shanti Cow". Then Joel closes us out with a devotional on Psalm 121.
In this episode Jess and Elyse talk about their two most recent conferences and the road trips they had to take to get to them. Then Elyse closes us out with a great devotional.By Elyse Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson, Joel Fitzpatrick
Jessica tells a story about a driver who lost his mind with her. Pop and Elyse tell about their recent trip. Pop had a fun situation with the car rental service. Then Jess closes the podcast out with a devotional on Hebrews 5:1-3.By Jessica Thompson, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Joel Fitzpatrick