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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 while meeting virtually.” Also in this episode, the hosts are joined by DJ Jenkins for a conversation about life and ministry.

About DJ

DJ Jenkins grew up east of Los Angeles in Redlands, California. During his college years at Cal Poly Pomona, DJ met a great group of students & staff of the local Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) chapter. It was through this organization DJ placed his faith in Jesus and started following Him. After graduating with a B.S. in biology, DJ spent nine years working with Cru, including one year overseas in São Paulo, Brazil. He met his wife Alisha through Cru and, before moving to Studio City, they worked together at the University of Arizona for five years. In 2012, DJ and Alisha and their team moved to Studio City, an influential neighborhood of Los Angeles, to start Anthology Church. DJ and Alisha have two children. DJ is currently in the final semester of receiving his Masters of Divinity from Gateway Seminary. You can connect with him on Twitter: @DJJenkins

ERLC Content


  1. The Rock tests positive for COVID-19
  2. U.S. Debt to reach 100% of GDP
  3. What the CDC Means by describing COVID-19 as the ‘only cause’ of 6% of patient deaths
  4. Alabama gives the OK to return to the buffet
  5. United, Delta, American say they are dropping change fees for domestic flights
  6. Commission on Presidential Debates announces moderators
  7. Biden, Democrats Shatter Fundraising Record with $364.5 million in August
  8. Benadryl challenge is a dangerous and deadly fad on social media: medical experts
  9. Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer


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Brent Leatherwood

Brent Leatherwood serves as Chief of Staff. In this role, he directs the office of the President and is also responsible for strategic partnerships and media relations. Before coming to the ERLC, he served as the executive director of the Tennessee Republican Party from December 2012 to December 2016, where he managed the … Read More

Josh Wester

Joshua B. Wester serves as the Chair of Research in Christian Ethics at the ERLC. He is also pursuing a Th.M. in Public Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Josh is married to McCaffity, and they have two children. Read More by this Author

Lindsay Nicolet

Lindsay Nicolet serves as the Managing Editor of Content. She oversees the day-to-day management of our online content from the Nashville office. Lindsay completed her Master of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She is married to Justin and they have one daughter. Read More by this Author


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