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Front Porch with the Fitzes

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 faith, family life, things that interest them in culture or news, and what they’re learning about the Lord and their Christianity. 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 laughing at each other and everyone else…and then, of course, there’s always the bluegrass music playing in the background.
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Now displaying: October, 2015
Oct 27, 2015

What's more dangerous thanks sharks? No... it's not mallo-dogs or crushing candy! On the porch today we'll talk about the selfie phenomenon, costumes past and present for the "Fall Festival" a.k.a. Halloween, Star Wars and how to treat adults who beg for treats. You'll also hear Elyse explain how she's being transformed by "All Things" we've been give in Christ... a transformation by the gospel.

Oct 20, 2015

Ah... the fall. No, not the fall of mankind, but autumn. A time when old people (Like Elyse and friends) vacation and people stop posting pics of their feet. On this week's podcast Elyse talks about hiking trails for the first time, Florence Chadwick, and not giving up. Jami Nato stops by for a spell, brings greetings, and talks about God's pronouncement over Jesus before Jesus heads out to the desert. Drop by for a front porch visit, won't 'cha?

Oct 13, 2015

Jessica, Joel, and Elyse are joined this week by Allie, Jessica's daughter, who tells us about herself and her special friend, Sparkle Chest. Joel raves about a "magnificent" book, "All the Light We Cannot See," while Jessica reminds us of our adoption, using the words of Romans 8 and JI Packer. Elyse is lurking there on the front porch too interjecting comments about the fantasy football league. You'll love the name of Jessica's team. Come and hang out a bit.

Oct 6, 2015

Out on the Front Porch today, Jess jibs about how to overcome eating addictions by developing video-game addictions; which opens up a whole exchange about Candy Crush, Goats, and the... Padres? As an equal-opportunity offender, Elyse complains about people who take their pets into restaurants and worst of all onto airplanes. You won't believe the story she tells! In the devotional segment, Joel talks about Jesus and his ongoing fast, while he awaits his bride and the marriage feast to come. If you stop by early enough, we'll get some biscuits and gravy cookin'... while we hum some sweet bluegrass music.

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