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In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent walk through the week that some are calling “news-maggedon,” dealing with everything from the Super Bowl to the meltdown in Iowa to the end of impeachment. Lindsay also gives a rundown on this week’s ERLC content including a viral pro-life tv ad and threats to religious liberty in California. Also in this episode, the hosts are joined by Ashlyn Portero for a brief conversation about life and ministry.

About Ashlyn

Ashlyn lives in Tallahassee, Florida, and serves as an executive director at City Church. She graduated from Florida State University and is currently pursuing a M.A. in Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology. Ashlyn serves on the advisory council for Redeemer Queens Park in London, U.K. 

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Ashlyn’s Book List

  1. Interpreter of Maladies – Jhumpa Lahiri
  2. The Deep Things of God – Fred Sanders
  3. The Dutch House – Ann Patchett
  4. The Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion
  5. Every Good Endeavor – Timothy Keller


ERLC Resource

The Church on the Margins: The Gospel and the World’s Most Vulnerable by Mindy Belz  

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F. Brent Leatherwood

F. Brent Leatherwood serves as the president for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Since September 2021, Brent served as the acting president of the ERLC, where he provided steady leadership for the organization’s staff and continued the mission of the ERLC during the interim period. Prior to serving as … Read More

Josh Wester

Joshua B. Wester serves as Director of Content and Chair of Research in Christian Ethics. He holds an M.Div from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Th.M. in Public Theology from 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 Editorial Director. 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 a daughter and a son. Read More by this Author


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