Elyse Fitzpatrick, speaker and author, is the Director of Women Helping Women Ministries. She holds a certificate in biblical counseling from CCEF (San Diego) and an M.A. in Biblical Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary. Elyse has authored numerous books on daily living and the Christian life including Idols of the Heart, Learning to Long for God Alone, Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life and Found in Him: The Joy of the Incarnation and Our Union with Christ. She and her husband, Phil, have three adult children and six grandchildren.