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Insights into the moral, cultural, and ethical issues of our day.

Insights into the moral, cultural, and ethical issues of our day.

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Nashville, TN

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Insights into the moral, cultural, and ethical issues of our day.

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@erlc

Language:

English


Episodes

Shalom, life on Venus, and a conversation with Scott Foshie

9/18/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the Abraham Accords Peace Agreement, life on Venus, Charles Stanley, hurricane Sally, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Big Ten college football. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Travis Wussow with a "Q&A with the Prevention and Response Administrator at the IMB," Jared Kennedy with "How we can confidently call kids to respond to the gospel," and Daniel Rentie with "Why we should view our...

Disney’s Mulan, SheSheds, and a conversation about the last six months of COVID-19 quarantine

9/11/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss west coast wildfires, Disney’s Mulan, the ongoing opioid crisis, the Tokyo Olympics, the return of the NFL, and SheSheds. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Catherine Parks with "Are we teaching our children civility with our lives? Putting ourselves in another’s shoes," Dan Darling with "5 things I learned about work from working remote," and Jeff Pickering with "Why I’ve looked forward to church...

Duration:00:53:51

Alabama buffets, The Rock, and a conversation with DJ Jenkins

9/4/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss religious liberty in Nevada, Caring Well Challenge, The Rock, U.S. Debt, the Benadryl challenge, and Chadwick Boseman. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Ryan Tucker and Travis Wussow with "What’s next for religious freedom in Nevada," Josh Wester with "What does cognitive dissonance have to do with abortion and social justice?," and Faye Scott with "Protocols to help protect against sexual abuse...

Duration:00:59:05

Hurricane Laura, Jerry Falwell, and a conversation with Meredith Leatherwood

8/28/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss Hurricane Laura, Jacob Blake, the Republican National Convention, Liberty University, and COVID-19. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Jason Thacker with "How pornography is preying on the vulnerable in the midst of COVID-19," Alex Ward with "Explainer: Report of the Human Fetal Tissue Research Ethics Advisory Board," and Josh Wester with "4 Lessons from Carl F.H. Henry’s The Uneasy Conscience of...

Duration:01:00:54

Conspiracy theories, Uyghur Muslims, and a conversation with the Michael Sobolik

8/21/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss Hong Kong, Uyghur Muslims, IVG, colleges opening and closing their doors, the Democratic Convention, conspiracy theories, California fires, and a Blockbuster Airbnb. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Travis Wussow with "What Hong Kong reveals about the future of China," Michael and Chelsea Sobolik with "How the Chinese Communist Party is persecuting Uyghur Muslims," and Alex Ward with and...

Duration:00:57:08

Biden-Harris ticket, a midwest derecho, and a conversation with the Matt Emerson

8/14/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss 2020 election updates, a shooting outside of the White House, a derecho in the midwest, coronavirus in kids, the housing market, and college football plans for the fall. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by the ERLC Staff with an explainer on How to make sure your kids are safe on the internet, Jason Thacker with an explainer on Elections in Belarus, an internet blackout, and human rights, and Michael...

Duration:00:45:55

A tragedy in Beirut, back to school issues, and a conversation with the Dean Inserra

8/7/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss a massive explosion in Beirut, North Carolina pausing reopening, Kenya canceling school, Hurricane Isaias, mail delays, Kanye West, and UConn canceling football. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Jason Thacker with "What a new AI system reveals about our hopes for technology," Josh Wester with "How can we find truth in a world of confusion? Resting in our reliable Savior," and Ashley Newell with...

Duration:00:48:50

RBG, mystery seeds, and a conversation with the 2020 summer interns

7/31/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the U.S. economy, the presidential election, Herman Cain, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, new Covid outbreaks, Regis Philbin, and mystery seeds. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including pieces by Cary Corley, Ericka Anderson, and Josh Wester. Also in this episode, the hosts are joined by Isaac, Gracie, Carson, and Lilly—our 2020 summer interns with the ERLC team in Nashville About our 2020 Interns IsaacGracie CarsonLillyERLC...

Duration:00:47:00

Human Rights in China, Planned Parenthood and Margaret Sanger, and a conversation with Jason Thacker

7/24/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss what is happening in China, California’s record breaking coronavirus week, the Bahamas, opening day for baseball, and a surprise Taylor Swift album. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Travis Wussow, Josh Wester, and Brent Leatherwood with an Explainer: How should Christians think about singing in church during COVID-19, Alex Ward with Why God’s Word is better than fiction with combatting sin, and...

Duration:00:51:55

COVID-19 in California, pro-life laws in Tennessee, and a conversation with Palmer Williams

7/17/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss what is happening in California, reports from Israeli schools, Kanye’s presidential race update, RNC convention plans, and the new Ford Bronco. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including pieces by Palmer Williams, Daniel Darling, and Gabriel Stovall. Also in this episode, the hosts are joined by Palmer Williams for a conversation about life and ministry. About Palmer: Palmer Williams is a founding partner of The...

Duration:00:53:00

No Ivy League sports, Kanye West, and a conversation with Travis Wussow

7/10/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss this week’s Supreme Court rulings, foreign students being forced to leave the U.S., Kanye West, plans for New York City schools, Charlie Daniels and Ivy League canceling fall sports. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by RaShan Frost with What is the difference between remembering history and celebrating division?, Heather Rice-Minus with A call to pray for those in prison during the pandemic, and Josh...

Duration:00:49:14

The 4th of July, Whataburger, and a conversation with Katie McCoy

7/3/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss Cooperative Program giving, the Mississippi State flag change, Coronavirus cases hitting a new threshold, Whataburger, and SCOTUS cases. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Victor Vieth with “4 ways churches can respond to the spiritual impact of child abuse,” Jamaal Williams and Jim Tipton with “The importance of Christian friendships that defy expectations: Loving one another across generational and...

Duration:00:53:15

A Saharan dust storm, reopening issues, and a conversation with Andrew T. Walker

6/26/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, are joined by Meagan Smith. They discuss Coronavirus back in the news with rising cases in many states, North Carolina pausing their reopening plan, and Apple telling you how long to wash your hands. They also discuss the Mississippi state flag, Bostock fallout, a Saharan dust storm, and the oldest living dog. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Missie Branch with “Why hope will sustain us through the pain: Trusting in God...

Duration:00:45:08

An ERLC crossover podcast with Jeff Pickering and Chelsea Sobolik

6/19/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, are joined by Chelsea Sobolik and Jeff Pickering from the ERLC D.C. office. They discuss the Supreme Court rulings this week, Southeastern Seminary’s tuition reduction, updates on COVID-19, Ivy League schools not requiring SAT or ACT scores next year, Twitter’s new update, and Starbucks closing stores. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Ashli Arbo with “6 legal issues to consider when reopening your church,” Lindsay...

Duration:00:53:16

TikTok, cancel culture, and a conversation with Jimmy McNeal

6/12/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the United States hitting 2 million cases of Covid-19 and reaching its first recession since 2009, Disneyland reopening date, Church of the Highlands, retiring the SBC gavel, a virtual IMB missionary sending, and buried treasure. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Conrad Close and Jason Thacker with "5 things you need to know about TikTok," Casey B. Hough with "How to have hope in hard time," Lindsay...

Duration:00:51:45

SpaceX, racial justice, and a conversation with Ashley Unzicker

6/5/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss protesting over George Floyd’s death, the SBC leaders joint statement on George Floyd’s death, the SBC Advance event, churches reopening and singing, NASCAR, and creative graduation ceremonies. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Brad Walker with A prayer of help and lament during racial injustice and riots, Daniel Patterson with How ministry is continuing during COVID-19, and Lindsay Nicolet with How...

Duration:00:47:23

Hong Kong, George Floyd’s death, and a conversation with Lemanuel Williams

5/29/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent recap the Memorial Day weekend, discuss coronavirus milestones, George Floyd’s death, rising home sales in America, CDC guidelines for churches, cicadas, and KFC testing a chicken sandwich. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by Jessica Burke with "4 ways we try and help our children understand suffering," Grace Liu with "What Christians can do to address COVID-19 and the racial divide," and Catherine Boyle with...

Duration:00:54:37

Fake pizza, declining birth rates, and a conversation with Charles Clark from the IMB

5/22/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the weather around the world (floods in Michigan, tropical storms in the Atlantic, and a cyclone near India and Bangladesh), falling U.S. birth rates, LifeWay cancelling summer camps, Chuck E. Cheese pizza, and minor league baseball. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece from Aaron Mercer with "A warning about rising anti-Semitism," Grace Liu with "How should college students engage with their families...

Duration:00:52:29

Hamilton, Twitter and Google’s WFH plans, and a conversation with Greg Pickering

5/15/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss how schools might reopen, IMB relocating missionaries, Shanghai Disneyland, the 2020 Gerber Baby, and Hamilton. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece from Jessie Sandberg on a 91-year-old’s perspective on loneliness and isolation, Herbie Newell on Why International adoption is still a viable instrument in child welfare, and Josh Wester on Why Planned Parenthood doesn’t fit on Mother’s Day. Also in this...

Duration:00:50:13

Mother’s Day, Nicolas Cage, and a conversation with Chelsea Sobolik

5/8/2020
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss reopening churches, Mother’s Day, a growing mental health crisis, Nicolas Cage Cast as Tiger King Joe Exotic, and mini pancakes. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece from Jared Kennedy with 12 things to consider with reopening children’s ministry, Eric Costanzo with 7 ways to serve our immigrant and refugee neighbors during a pandemic, and Alex Ward with 5 mothers who helped shaped Christian history. Also...

Duration:00:47:05