By / Jul 30

In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss news and updates from the Olympics, Simone Biles, bipartisanship in the U.S., how COVID-19 cases are on the rise and the new requirements we are starting to see, and how we can pray for an encourage pastors during this COVID-19 surge. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Chelsea Patterson Sobolik with “4 important SCOTUS cases for life and religious liberty: Looking back and looking ahead,” ERLC staff with “Explainer: What’s going on in Cuba with protests and new sanctions?,” and Josh Wester with “Why we need a comprehensive approach to ending abortion.”

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  1. Simone Biles pulled out of the women’s gymnastics team final at the Tokyo Olympics.
  2. Bipartisanship in the US Senate
  3. Covid on the comeback
  4. New covid requirements
  5. Google offices to mandate vaccines
  6. Ronnie Parrott Tweet

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By / Jul 23

In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss John Leland, religious freedom, Jeff Bezos the astronaut, COVID-19 surging once again, the start of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, the six new sports debuting in Tokyo, the Milwaukee Bucks winning the NBA championship, and USA stove pipe hats. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Nathan Finn with “3 reasons Baptists should look to John Leland: Religious liberty, evangelism, and biblical justice,” Ben Harbaugh with “Explainer: Biden administration to nominate Ambassador for International Freedom,” and Policy Staff with “Explainer: Federal court strikes down discrimination against religious student groups on college campus.”

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  1. The Blue Origin suborbital space flight
  2. Covid hits the Capitol amid visit from infected Texas lawmakers
  3. Texas Democrats to break quorum in special session over voting rights
  4. new infections surge to highest point in 5 months
  5. Delta variant now accounts for about 58% of COVID-19 cases in US, CDC says
  6. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics
  7. Six new sports makes Tokyo 2020 the biggest Olympics ever
  8. 2020 Olympics could still be cancelled
  9. U.S. soccer suffers stunning defeat to Sweden in Olympics opener
  10. The Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions for the first time in 50 years as Antetokounmpo scores 50 points
  11. USA stove pipe hats

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By / Jul 9

In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss the assassination of Haiti’s president, how new deaths from covid remain from those who are unvaccinated, a summer Olympics without any spectators, and the winner of the national spelling bee. Lindsay gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including Candice Watters with “Do you need a digital reset? A better approach to screen time after the pandemic,” Daniel Patterson with “Why and how reading shapes your soul,” and Hannah Anderson with “At what age should we baptize our children? A case for baptizing those who make a credible profession of faith.”

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  1. Suspects arrested in assassination of Haitian president
  2. Nearly all deaths from Covid in US are among the unvaccinated
  3. In Maryland, all deaths from Covid in June were among unvaccinated
  4. More evidence suggests vaccines protect against delta variant
  5. An Olympic fiasco
  6. Zaila Avant-garde wins national spelling bee

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