ERLC Podcast Episode

Show Notes

In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss presidential race updates, food supply shortages, LifeWay cut backs, and the golden age of reruns. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece from Mike McCarty on why home is not always a safe place, Lindsay Nicolet’s interview with First Baptist Church of Picayune on how they are providing childcare for essential workers, and Dane Hays on what to do when disagreeing with family and friends about social distancing. Also in this episode, the hosts are joined by Sara for a conversation about life and ministry.

About Sara: Sara Groves is singer/ songwriter and recording artist with a passion for justice and a heart of mercy. She has joined forces with International Justice Mission to advocate for victims of human trafficking for the past 12 years. Sara has produced a string of successful albums including her latest, Abide With Me,  a collection of hymns recorded in a 110-year-old church, and Joy of Every Longing Heart (Christmas). Twitter: @grovesroad

ERLC Content


  1. Rep. Justin Amash announced on Tuesday that he has "launched an exploratory committee" to seek the Libertarian Party's 2020 nomination for a possible third-party presidential run.
  2. Trump EO; Meat plant workers to Trump: Employees aren't going to show up
  3. Biden announces a committee to help with VP selection
  4. Biden is also dealing with allegations of a potential sexual assault that happened several decades ago.
  5. 9 Ways Schools Will Look Different When (And If) They Reopen
  6. LifeWay announces budget cuts and staff reductions amid COVID-19
  7. Coronavirus reaches 1 million cases
  8. Another 3.8 million Americans file for unemployment
  9. California to close all beaches
  10. Costco will start requiring customers to wear masks Monday
  11. More than $400,000 so far raised for small churches at risk during COVID-19
  12. A pug in North Carolina may be the first dog in US to test positive for coronavirus
  13. We're in a golden age of TV reruns.


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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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