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1/02/13

Is Food Your Idol?

with: Elyse Fitzpatrick from the series: Love to Eat Hate to Eat

Christian counselor Elyse Fitzpatrick, author of the book Love to Eat, Hate to Eat, talks about the pleasures of eating, and warns us not to make food our Savior or a salve for our discontent. She also explains how we can take a biblical approach to food.

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Elyse Fitzpatrick About Elyse Fitzpatrick:

Elyse Fitzpatrick has been counseling women since 1989.

She holds a certificate in biblical counseling from CCEF (San Diego) and an M.A. in Biblical Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary, and is a member of the National Association of Nouthetic Counseling.    Elyse is the author of numerous books including:  the award winning "Women Helping Women"; "Love to Eat, Hate to Eat," "Overcoming Fear, Worry and Anxiety," "When Good Kids Make Bad Choices," "Women Counseling Women," (each from Harvest House Publishers); "Idols of the Heart," "The Afternoon of Life," and "A Steadfast Heart," "You Never Stop Being A Parent," from P & R Publishers; "Helper By Design" and "Will Medicine Stop the Pain?" from Moody Publishers; and "Uncommon Vessels" (Leader's Guide and Member's Manual) from Timeless Texts. "Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life" is available from Crossway Books. Also available from Crossway  is "Comforts from the Cross: Daily Celebrations of the Gospel," and "Counsel from the Cross."

A frequent speaker at women's conferences, she has been married for over thirty years to her husband, Phil, and has three adult children and six really adorable grandchildren.

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