#19 Elyse Fitzpatrick & Eric Schumacher, Part 1
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Elyse Fitzpatrick is a nationally sought-after speaker and author of 25 books on daily living and the Christian life including Worthy: Celebrating the Value of Women that she co-authored with Eric.

Eric Schumacher is a pastor, songwriter, and author. He earned a Master of Divinity in Biblical and Theological Studies from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

 

He and Elyse co-host the Worthy Podcast together, which we wholeheartedly recommend to our listeners.

 

In this episode, Elyse and Eric discuss: 

  • Their different work backgrounds and what led them to writing their book, Worthy. 
  • The lies that have caused harm to women in the church.
  • The importance of looking at gender and gender relationships in light of the Gospel.
  • The value and importance of the role of women throughout redemptive history. 
  • The problem with having a narrow definition of calling and ministry for women in the church. 
  • Encouragement for women who feel that their work isn’t valued or seen. 

Resources mentioned: 

 

Worthy: Celebrating the Value of Women

https://amzn.to/3IMt3AG

 

How I’m Learning to Honor Vocations of Women in My Congregation by Eric Schumacher 

https://www.madetoflourish.org/resources/how-im-learning-to-honor-the-vocations-of-women-in-my-congregation 

 

Worthy Podcast

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/worthy-celebrating-the-value-of-women/id1497732229

 

For more information on this episode and the ministry of Women & Work, visit womenwork.net/podcast. 

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