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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

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English


Episodes

Stove pipe hats, the Milwaukee Bucks, and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

7/23/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss John Leland, religious freedom, Jeff Bezos the astronaut, COVID-19 surging once again, the start of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, the six new sports debuting in Tokyo, the Milwaukee Bucks winning the NBA championship, and USA stove pipe hats. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Nathan Finn with "3 reasons Baptists should look to John Leland: Religious liberty, evangelism, and biblical justice," Ben Harbaugh with...

Duration:00:40:13

Olivia Rodrigo at the White House, protests in Cuba, and religious freedom wins

7/16/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the record number of drug overdose deaths in 2020, Oliva Rodrigo visiting the White House, anti-government protests in Cuba, two religious freedom wins, and the winner of the 2021 All-Star Game. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Andrew Bertodatti with "What is life like in the U.S. for an immigrant: One man’s journey from religious persecution in Pakistan," Lieryn Barnett with "3 ways to be intentional with your...

Duration:00:47:04

Haitian president assassinated, an Olympics without spectators, and a new spelling bee champion

7/9/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the assassination of Haiti’s president, how new deaths from covid remain from those who are unvaccinated, a summer Olympics without any spectators, and the winner of the national spelling bee. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Candice Watters with "Do you need a digital reset? A better approach to screen time after the pandemic," Daniel Patterson with "Why and how reading shapes your soul," and Hannah Anderson with...

Duration:00:24:44

SCOTUS rules for free speech, Delta variant, and a new family on Sesame Street

6/25/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the shocking collapse of a surf-side condo in Miami, the SCOTUS ruling on free speech, the coronavirus variant likely to cause the next wave, the drop in U.S. life expectancy, and the new family members introduced on Sesame Street. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Jordan Wootten with "What’s the future of the global religious landscape? Three takeaways from the Pew Center projections," Wendy Alsup with "4 ways to...

Duration:00:38:45

SBC 2021 highlights and the Fulton religious liberty victory

6/18/2021
On this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent highlights from the SBC 2021 and the religious liberty victory in the Fulton v. City of Philadelphia Supreme Court ruling. ERLC Content Explainer: The Supreme Court affirms faith-based foster care and adoption providersCulture WRAP-UP: SBC elects Litton, takes control of EC investigation ERLC: Ultrasound placements continue to expandERLC calls Supreme Court ruling in Fulton “a decisive 9-0 win for religious freedom”The Road to ROE50: The Future of...

Duration:00:52:55

Joe Biden heads overseas, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, and the countdown to SBC 2021

6/11/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss how many messengers are registered for SBC 2021, Rick Warren’s retirement, Joe Biden’t trip to the UK, the birth of Prince Harry and Megham Markle’s daughter, and cicadas causing chaos. They also cover new ERLC content including Darby Strickland with "4 reasons why women stay in abusive relationships," Catherine Parks with "What are the ethical concerns with noninvasive prenatal testing?," and Jordan Wootten with "Why the fear of the Lord is...

Duration:00:37:35

The Tulsa Race Massacre, the start of Pride Month, and more SBC news

6/4/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, a Christian response to Pride Month, a major leadership change in Israel, and recent news involving the ERLC. They also cover new ERLC content including a critical abortion case headed to the Supreme Court, questions about content moderation on social media, and one city’s approach to combatting abortion through local ordinances. ERLC Content Explainer: Supreme Court takes up Dobbs v....

Duration:00:47:48

Biden’s COVID investigation, Eric Carle’s passing, and eating cicadas

5/28/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss Biden’s investigation of COVID origins, protests and violence in Belarus, Lebanon, Ohio’s abortion ban, William Shakespeare and Eric Carle passinng away, and eating cicadas. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Jordan Wooten "What is religious liberty, and why is it important? An interview with Andrew Walker on Liberty for All," Stephen Johnson with "Why I’m thankful I grew up in an elderly church: 3 ways older saints...

Duration:00:42:41

Dr. Moore leaving the ERLC, no more masks, and a Texas abortion ban

5/21/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss Dr.Moore resignation from the ERLC along with his move to Christianity Today, views on masks guidance, the latest on Israel and Hamas, Texas signing a six week abortion ban, and SCOTUS taking up Mississippi case. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Jordan Wootten with How do we make sense of modern culture? An interview with Carl Trueman about The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self, Ethan and Michaela Holsteen with...

Duration:00:47:54

Gas shortages, Hamas attacks Israel, and the first transgender bishop

5/14/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the pipeline cyberattack that led to gas stations in the southeast running out of gas, Liz Cheney’s oust from leadership, the Gaza crisis, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church electing their first transgender bishop. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Catherine Parks with "What you can do during India’s COVID-19 crisis," Josh Wester and Jordan Wootten with "Explainer: The contract dispute between Kentucky and Sunrise...

Duration:00:36:39

Fertility drops, Trump and the Facebook oversight board, and a conversation with Elizabeth Graham

5/7/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss a big dip in U.S. fertility rates, Biden’s July 4th vaccination goal, COVID-19 in children, mask mandates on planes, Trump Facebook ban, Amy Bockerstette’s college title, and the Malian woman who gave birth to nine babies. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Alex Ward with "Why reading classics can help us answer age-old questions: An interview with Karen Swallow Prior," Jared Kennedy with "Conversations about gender...

Duration:00:48:50

Biden’s joint address, India’s coronavirus tsunami, and the 2021 NFL Draft

4/30/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss Biden’s joint address to congress, India and the coronavirus tsunami, no need for masks outdoors, COVID-19 vaccineis safe for pregnant women, and the 2021 NFL draft. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Seth Woodley with "How literature teaches us about leadership: Cultivating virtue reading," Josh Wester, Jordan Wootten, and Brent McCracken with "Why we desperately need wisdom in this age of information," and Ericka...

Duration:00:56:11

Chauvin verdict, first flight on Mars, and a conversation with Virginia Roberson

4/23/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss Derek Chauvin’s verdict, fetal tissue research denounced, and the first flight on Mars. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Jason Thacker with "How social media can impede our witness: The disconnect of the digital life," Jill Waggoner with "How to raise children who honor human dignity," and Julie Masson with "COVID-19 didn’t stop this pregnancy resource center from saving lives." Also in this episode, the hosts are...

Duration:00:51:32

Prince Phillip’s death, a no-hitter in Chicago, and a farewell to Gary Lancaster

4/16/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the death of Prince Phillip, Russia, the shooting of Daunte Wright, the court ruling on Down syndome abortion, current FDA recommendations on the J&J vaccine, and the no-hitter thrown by Chicago pitcher. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Chelsea Patterson Sobolik with "Explainer: What you should know about the debate in Congress about the Born-Alive bill," Andrew Bertodatti and Lamar Hardwick with "How can churches...

Duration:00:53:49

Baylor’s win, outrage culture, and a conversation with Dr. Todd Gray

4/9/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the latest on the Rock Hill shooting, the White House’s new gun control measures, the new UK COVID-19 strain, Brazil’s COVID death toll, violence in Northern Ireland, and the results of the NCAA championship. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Alex Ward with "How can we understand trends of declining church membership? America, Christianity, and the local church," and Jordan Wootten with "How can Christians resist...

Duration:01:00:51

The Suez Canal, Opening Day, and a conversation with Casey Hough

4/2/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss declining church membership, the Suez Canal, Pfizer’s vaccine for children, the fourth wave of coronavirus, abortion legislature in Kentucky, Kanakuk Kamps, and Opening Day. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Jason Thacker with “Why reading books you disagree with helps you grow,” Emily Richards with “Why building connection and trust is vital for vulnerable children: The gospel in Show Hope’s Pre+Post Adoption...

Duration:01:05:08

Colorado shootings, the border crisis, and Prince Harry’s new job

3/26/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss shootings in Colorado, the migrant crisis at the border, the increased distribution of vaccines for all adults, new sanctions on China, Utah’s anti-porn proposal, and Prince Harry’s new job. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Cody Barnhart with "Three potential long-term effects of pornography addiction," Catherine Parks with "The abortion pill is the next frontier in the abortion debate," and Andrew Bertodatti with...

Duration:00:43:07

Georgia shootings, March Madness returns, and a conversation with Jenn Kintner

3/19/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Jenn discuss the Georgia massage parlor shootings, the White house no longer getting daily COVID-19 tests, federal efforts reducing poverty, and March Madness. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including the Policy Staff with "Explainer: The crisis unaccompanied minors are facing at the border," Jordan Wooten with "Does the value of children depend on their usefulness? Children are a gift not a liability," and David Dunham with "Why...

Duration:00:50:43

A COVID-19 anniversary, Beth Moore, and a conversation with Dr. Scott James

3/12/2021
In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Meagan reflect on the past year since the Coronavirus lockdown and Beth Moore’s announcement of her departure from Lifeway and the SBC. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Andrew Bertodatti with "3 Ways Church Membership Challenges our Individualism," the Policy Staff with "Explainer: The Supreme Court sides with former student on religious free speech," ERLC Staff with "Explainer: Removal of EEOC General Counsel Creates Concern...

Duration:01:05:28

Mask mandates ending, Dolly Parton, and a conversation with Jeff Pickering

3/5/2021
In this episode, Josh, Brent, and Lindsay discuss the similarities and differences in the coronavirus vaccines, Gov. Greg Abbott ending the mask mandate in Texas, Mississippi also lighting their mask mandate, Dolly Parton getting her coronavirus vaccine, Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq, Nigerian schoolgirls being kidnapped, QAnon and threats to the capitol, and a Cheetos burglary case. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including the policy staff with "Explainer: Beccera’s...

Duration:00:58:13