Women & Work

Episode 19 Elyse Fitzpatrick & Eric Schumacher, Part 1

Elyse Fitzpatrick & Eric Schumacher

Co-Authors of Worthy and Jesus & Gender

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. 

Elyse and Eric 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.