ERLC Podcast Episode

Show Notes

In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent talk about the extension of social distancing, staggering unemployment numbers, the rise of Zoom bombing, and the brothers who won’t stop making America laugh. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece from Scott James on praying for medical providers, Lieryn Barnett on caring for your mental health, Aaron Mercer on international religious freedom, and Russell Moore on how churches should think through pursuing SBA-backed loans available through the CARES Act. Also in this episode, the hosts are joined by Jen Wilkin for a conversation about life and ministry.

About Jen

Jen Wilkin is a wife, a mother of four, and an advocate for women to love God with their minds through the faithful study of his Word. She writes, speaks, and teaches women the Bible. Jen is the author of multiple books including None Like Him, Women of the Word, and In His Image. She and her family are based at The Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas. You can follow her on Twitter: @jenniferwilkin

ERLC Content


  1. 6.5 million people file for unemployment. Nearly ten million have filed in the last two weeks
  2. Social distancing extended until April 30th
  3. Joe Diffie passes away from Covid-19 + Ellis Marsalis at 85
  4. The DNC delayed until August
  5. Are abortions essential during coronavirus? 
  6. Zoom announces steps for call security
  7. Southern Baptists donate masks, supplies
  8. State Conventions gather to pray virtually
  9. Facebook gives $100 million for local reporting
  10. The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics are set to open on July 23, 2021
  11. Dolly Parton, the Queen of Tennessee, giving a million dollars to Vanderbilt medical center
  12. The Cuomo brothers make America laugh


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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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