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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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Apr 24, 2018

In this week's episode, we all talk about our weekends. Joel closes us out with a devotional on being the outsider. 

Enjoy the Word Conference

Elyse's conference Delighting in the Word

 

Apr 17, 2018

In this episode Haley Montgomery joins us to talk about her latest album Confessions. Of course the conversation spirals into things that probably shouldn't be discussed on a podcast. Enjoy!

Apr 10, 2018

In this week's episode we discuss what a "weaker vessel's" conference would look like. Elyse reads a blog that she wrote for the devotional.

Mar 27, 2018

In this week's episode, we get our groove back. Raleigh Sadler helps us find it. He works with Let My People Go to empower the church to fight human trafficking by loving the most vulnerable. Before we get into the serious stuff we laugh about Florida Man news articles. 

Mar 20, 2018

It is an all play this week. We have the largest crew we've had yet. It is a family episode and we love it. 

Mar 19, 2018

GUYS! We are pumped to be able to share a preview of a new podcast that is coming out called The Bible. You are going to love it. I promise. 

Mar 13, 2018

In this week's episode we ramble on for over an hour about Alexa laughing at people, the books we have coming out, and I am not sure what else. Jess closes us out with a devotional on Revelations 21. 

Mar 6, 2018

This week we have Fitzfaithful, Athena Deck, on to talk about her work with the company Mud Love www.mudlove.com. But first she leads us in a couple hilarious games of Mad Libs. Pop closes out the podcast with a devotional on sharing the good news.

Feb 27, 2018

A Fitzfaithful asked if our family ever fights, well we answer that question with a recounting of our recent trip to Florida. We talk about Grace Encounter. The conference we just went to. Then Elyse closes out the podcast with a great devotional from Jeremiah 31. 

Feb 13, 2018

In this week's episode Duke Kwon a pastor from Grace Meridian Hill Church joins us. We talk about the best fast food burgers. We have some really good questions for Duke... because we are super smart. Then we actually have a Shannon's Corner!!! 

Feb 6, 2018

In this week's episode we talk about Girl Scout cookies. We talk about how pastors could learn a thing or two from pirates. Then Martin Cachero, the pastor of www.risensd.com joins us to talk about the importance of diversity in the church. 

Jan 30, 2018

We are continuing our month of having not just white people on the podcast. This week we have Jerry Q. Parries pastor of Christian Family Worship Center House of Grace and Kevin Labby pastor of Willow Creek Presbyterian Church. They both join us to talk about the Grace Encounter Conference. It is shorter than our normal podcast but still full of all the goodness.

Jan 23, 2018

In this week's episode THE Shannon from Shannon's corner joins us. She talks about her experiences as a black woman in reformed circles. Please listen and learn. You can find her at www.counselingrace.com

Jan 16, 2018

This week we have Tyler Burns from Pass the Mic on our podcast. There is not much to say about it other than listen with an open heart. 

Jan 9, 2018

In this week's podcast, we talk about a recent family trip to see the movie Jumanji. There was a lot going on. For the month of January we are going to be interviewing who help us understand ethnicity and the church in a better way. This week, our friend, Jess Delgado joins us to talk about what she has experienced and what she is doing to change things.

Dec 26, 2017

In this week's episode the crew recounts their favorite books, movies, music, and podcasts of 2017.

Dec 19, 2017

In this week's episode Chad Bird joins us. We talk about our best and worst Christmas presents. We talk about Chad's book. Then Chad closes us out with a devotional on advent.

Dec 18, 2017

Our extended family butchering your favorite Christmas Carols. Enjoy!

Dec 12, 2017

In this week's episode Jeannie Cunnion joins us. She is the author of the book Mom Set Free. We come up with a couple ideas for gospel reality tv shows. We talk about Christmas music, favorite songs, worst songs, and the songs we can't stop singing. Then Jeannie closes us out with a devotional on Emmanuel, God with us.

Dec 5, 2017

Paul Tripp joins us on the Front Porch this week. We talk about the beginning of the advent season. We talk about our favorite Christmas movies. Then Paul closes us out with a devotional on the importance of justice. 

Nov 28, 2017

In this episode we have a couple of the kids join us. Joel and Eowyn talk about getting their flu shots. We all talk about the best part of Thanksgiving. Shannon's Corner gets a little sing-song. Elyse closes us out with a devotional on Isaiah. 

Nov 21, 2017

This is out last week of Fitzfaithful love. We are joined by Josh Poorbaugh. He shares a story about losing a kid and about hugging a naked man in a sauna. Joel closes out the podcast with a great devo. 

Nov 14, 2017

In this week's episode, Clay Adkisson, Fitzfaithful and friend joins us. We talk about when Clay's wife Mandy ditched him to hang out with us. We talk about dads teaching their kids tough lessons. We laugh a ton. Then Clay closes the podcast out with a devotional on the gospel sustaining us. 

Nov 9, 2017

Another Fitzfaithful joins us this week. April Noel shares about what it is like to live in a town with 800 people. We finally talk about Stranger Things 2. Jess closes out the podcast with a devotional on Matthew 6:32. 

Nov 2, 2017

Our second Fitzfaithful joins us on the show. Jami Nato (@jaminato on Instagram) hangs out on the Front Porch. We talk embarrassing stories. Joel closes the podcast out with a devo on the call to follow Jesus.

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