The ERLC Podcast

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

March 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 for Religious Liberty Protections,” and Catherine Parks with “How vaccines protect the vulnerable.” Also in this episode, the hosts are joined by Dr. Scott James for a conversation about life and ministry. 

About Dr. James

Scott James serves as an Elder at The Church at Brook Hills. He and his wife, Jaime, have four children and live in Birmingham, Alabama, where he works as a pediatric physician. He is the author of The Expected One: Anticipating All of Jesus in the Advent, Mission Accomplished: A Two-Week Family Easter Devotional, The Littlest Watchman, Where Is Wisdom?, and his latest book God Cares for Me: Helping Children Trust God When They’re Sick. You can connect with him on Twitter: @scott_h_james

ERLC Content


  1. Coronavirus dashboard
  2. The sports shutdown of 2020: One year later
  3. Fauci says COVID death toll would have “shocked” him a year ago
  4. Many vulnerable Americans have received the coronavirus vaccine
  5. Bible teacher Beth Moore, splitting with Lifeway, says, ‘I am no longer a Southern Baptist’
  6. Beth Moore announces departure from Lifeway, SBC


  • Lindsay: Murder Among the Mormons
  • Josh: Deepfake
  • Meagan: Daylight Savings Time

Connect with us on Twitter


  • Caring Well: Churches should be a refuge for those who have experienced abuse. The Caring Well Challenge is a free resource from the ERLC in which we take you through a year long journey with 8 different steps to help make your church safe for survivors and safe from abuse.
  • Stand for Life: At the ERLC, we stand for life. Our work to save preborn babies and care for the vulnerable is vital to our work. Believing that abortion can end in our lifetime, will you join us as we STAND FOR LIFE?

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