In this episode we tackle a listener suggested topic. Then we go into what books we are reading. Jess closes the podcast out with a devotional on sorrow and joy.
This week we have two special guests. We talk about what we did over the last weekend. We talk about the shows we are watching. Joel does the devotional from Philippians 1.
Elyse is back from Australia with a brief update on her trip. We talk about costumes from previous Halloweens. Elyse shares a funny article on a 100 year-old-woman checking an item off her bucket list. Then Elyse wraps up the podcast on a devotional from Jeremiah 29.
Elyse is in Australia this week. That means you get an episode with just Jessica and Joel. They share a couple new clown stories. They talk about a review they loved/were confused by. Joel shares some pretty big news that he got this last week. Then Joel does the devotional from the book of Jonah. He asks the question who are the others in your life?
We start out the program with another hilarious news story about a woman who ends up at the hospital. Then we each share our thoughts on the debates. This of course leads into a conversation about practical jokes. Then Jess closes out the podcast with a devotional on "doing big things."
In this week's episode we talk about the clowns that keep making appearances across the U.S. (5:00). We talk the pumpkin revolution (9:00) Then we read a review that made us laugh (17:00). Joel does the devotional (25:00) on the end of I Corinthians 15. Then we tell a bonus story from our most recent family party (36:00).
We are about to be real honest. Here is the truth, this might be the stupidest episode we have recorded to date. Not stupid in a good way, but in a gosh that was just bad way. So sorry and thanks for listening. We talk about the mystery of Joel continuing to get kidney stones. Which of course leads us into a discussion about sitting on the toilet. Thankfully, we exit that conversation and Joel talks about a documentary he just watched. Then Elyse leads us in a devotional.
Happy Birthday to us!! It is our 52nd episode. One full year. In this week's episode we talk about football, the books we are reading, and Jess does the devotional on our weakness and God's power.
In this episode we talk all about Stranger Things. Joel gives a great devotional on suffering and hope. We also give an update on the Crosswalk Lady.
In this week's episode Jess and Joel share some funny reviews and talk about the dancing crosswalk lady for their kid's school. Then Jess and Elyse talk about their trip to Brazil (15:20). Which of course leads into what they think should be mandated laws for flying (27:15). Then Joel closes us out with a devotional on Psalm 122 (38:05).
In this episode of Front Porch with the Fitzes, the clan talks about the recent scandal with Ryan Lochte. Jessica and Joel get pretty heated talking about the 3 rules of dropping your kids off and picking them up from school. Jess closes out the podcast with a devotional on Psalm 18.
In this episode Pop, Joel, and Elyse share funny stories about golfing. Which naturally leads to a conversation about something Elyse gave away that belonged to Phil, which is probably worth a lot of money. Elyse ends the podcast with a devotional on our bodily transformation that will take place on the new Earth. Enjoy!
In this week's podcast, we tackle just two topics. We talk Olympics and we talk about the upcoming Elections.
In this episode the crew talks about the Netflix shows they are watching. Then they share a couple stories from the family stay-cation they just took. Finally, Elyse closes out with a devotional from her latest book Home.
In this episode Jess and Elyse talk about their trip to see what was happening at Comic Con. (11:00) Then the crew shares a couple news stories out of Texas. (20:00) Joel ends the podcast with a devotional on the Valley of Dry Bones from Ezekiel.
Elyse, Jess, and Joel talk about the movies they have seen lately. (14:30) Then they discuss the new Pokémon GO phenomenon. (28:30) Finally, Elyse talks about her new book Home: How Heaven and the New Earth Satisfy Our Deepest Longings.
This episode starts out with a very awkward conversation between Jess and Joel about the upcoming Home Run Derby.(7:15) Joel then talks about his recent vacation to Indio. (20:35) Then Jess closes the podcast out with a devo on forgiveness.
In this bonus episode, we asked Trillia Newbell author of Untied: Captured by God's Vision for Diversity to come on and answer two questions for us; How do we help our African American brothers and sisters who are grieving and what is our hope for racial reconciliation. We hope it is enlightening and helpful.
In this episode we find out the latest on Boaty McBoatface. Iain and Barb Duguid join us. Iain talks about his commentary on the Song of Songs. and Barb talks about her book Extravagant Grace. Iain closes us out with a good word on Job. You don't want to miss this episode these two are hilarious and incredibly wise.
Pop joins us on this weeks episode. We talk about how Jessica and Joel both have a lot of tickets. They blame it on Pop. Then we discuss the book So You've Been Publicly Shamed (19:15). Then we finish the podcast with a devotional from Pop. (31:10) He talks about having hope in the plans God has for you.
We enjoyed the pleasure of having Sam Allberry stop by the Front Porch. In this bonus episode, we talk about his book Is God Anti-Gay? You will find what he has to say encouraging and helpful.
In this episode, (5:57) Jess recounts her glorious victory when she entered a Bitmoji contest with the San Diego Padres. (16:25) The entire crew takes turns having Siri read their emoijis. (20:28) Then Joel talks about how the church is a means of grace to broken sinners.
We start this episode by reading a couple reviews and giving away some books. Then (9:00) Joel talks about his daughter, Eowyn, turning 13. She had the best birthday party. It included a giant slip-n-slide, and slip-n-slide kickball. (16:34) Elyse created a game using dumb laws and Jess and Joel have to guess what is a real law and what is fake. (28:42) Katie Orr joins Jess and talks about her books and closes out with a good word on love.
We start this episode by reading a great review from Matthew Pierce (@ongreenmountain on Twitter). (9:15) Then we talk about how the podcast started. (17:13) After that we spend a considerable amount of time talking about the Amish. (30:00) Lastly, mom gives us a mess of a devotional. It actually isn't her fault this time. The recording is not great and Joel and Jessica keep laughing and interrupting. Sorry about that.
Our friend Scott Kieth from @thinkingfellows joins us for a bonus episode. We sat outside on the back porch and talked about his book Being Dad Father as a Picture of God's Grace. Joel has sung the praises of this book for about three months and now you get to hear directly from the author.