ERLC Podcast Episode

Show Notes

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 episode, the hosts are joined by Greg Pickering for a conversation about life and ministry.   

About Greg

Greg Pickering is Lead Pastor of Brazos Pointe Fellowship in Lake Jackson, Texas; a church he planted in 2001. He actively supports and coaches church planters through the Houston Church Planting Network and NAMB’s SEND City Initiative in Seattle, Wash. He also serves as NAMB’s South Texas Ambassador. Greg married his college sweetheart, Kathy. They are the parents of two adult married sons, and have three grandsons. Greg graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Finance, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a MA in Religious Education. Twitter: @ghpickering 

ERLC Content


  1. Coronavirus FAQs: Do Temperature Screenings Help? Can Mosquitoes Spread It?
  2. District of Columbia extends stay at home order three plus weeks.
  3. CSU plans to cancel most in-person classes and go online in the fall
  4. Pence's press secretary tests positive for coronavirus, Trump says
  5. IMB temporarily relocates missionaries
  6. ERLC urges support for churches, non-profits
  7. Shanghai Disneyland reopens with timed entry and social distancing
  8. 2020 Gerber baby is first adopted baby chosen for campaign
  9. Google says that the majority of its employees will work from home until 2021
  10. MLB Owners Reportedly Approve Proposal for 2020 Season; Will Be Sent to Players
  11. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bob Iger announce 'Hamilton' is coming to Disney+ in July


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Josh Wester

Joshua B. Wester serves as Chair of Research in Christian Ethics. In this role, he provides analysis, content, and counsel on ethical issues to advance the ERLC’s internal and external needs, directs research and content development for the President, and coordinates the... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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