The World and Everything In It

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Subscribers: 941
Reviews: 15

Tera
 Feb 13, 2021
I've been listening daily for over a year and feel like I get a balanced and thorough recap of what's going on in the world, all with a biblical perspective. Please keep up the sound journalism!

Jake
 Dec 17, 2020

Dan Sheldon
 Sep 16, 2020
what NPR wishes they could be. Even keeled without excess adjectives. But always with a Christian understanding of world events i

Mark A
 Jan 14, 2020
Listen every day, and feel I get a good understanding of what's important. Thanks

Alexandra Lee
 Sep 14, 2019
Quality reporting, news & some opinion, from a truly Biblical worldview. Balanced, nuanced, steadfast, contending for truth, clarity (esp. on Supreme court matters) and compassion. They're willing to humbly admit & fix their (few) errors.

Description

The World and Everything in It is an Apple Podcasts top 100 News program delivering essential headlines, field reporting, interviews, and expert analysis. Find original coverage you can't get elsewhere, such as a weekly overview of every Supreme Court case, biblical cultural analysis, and key international stories. This podcast is a product of listener-supported WORLD Radio, which provides sound journalism grounded in God's Word.

Episode Date
4.19.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History book
0:34:46

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case about law enforcement and national sovereignty; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: service in retirement, and the Monday morning news.

Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Additional support comes from proceeds of the book, “Faith to Foster” by TJ and Jenn Menn, seeking to inspire Christians to consider serving foster children in their community by exercising their faith. faithtofoster.com

Additional support comes from Mission Focused Men for Christ, a 20-minute weekly podcast to equip, encourage, and energize men to honor Christ with their lives. Mission Focused Men for Christ on your podcast app: forgingbonds.org

 

 

 

Apr 19, 2021
4.16.21 Culture Friday, The Greatest Average American, and Faithful
0:35:30

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to Trevin Wax about America’s declining religiosity and what it means for the church; Megan Basham reviews a new comedy special from Nate Bargatze, The Greatest Average American; and Myrna reviews a unique new project from some of today’s most talented Christian artists, writers, and musicians called The Faithful Project. Plus: snake salad, and the Friday morning news.

Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. From The Master’s University, in Southern California, standing firm on Christ & Scripture for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu. And from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. toobusytoflush.com

 

Apr 16, 2021
4.15.21 COVID deaths, flu season silver lining, and the blessing of pain
0:34:50

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the latest estimates of COVID fatalities; Mary Reichard talks to infectious disease expert Dr. Amesh Adalja about why this year’s fears over the flu fizzled; and Kim Henderson explains why pain can actually be a blessing. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, driverless pizza delivery, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. From The Master’s University, in Southern California, standing firm on Christ & Scripture for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu. And from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. toobusytoflush.com

Apr 15, 2021
4.14.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and Trey’s 1 percent
0:35:27

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to the Cato Institute’s Ilya Shapiro about the new White House commission studying possible changes to the Supreme Court; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Julie Spencer meets a family in Arkansas praying for a 1 percent chance. Plus: commentary from Whitney Williams, a tiny dog security system, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from The Master’s University, in Southern California, standing firm on Christ & Scripture for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu. From Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. And from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. toobusytoflush.com

Apr 14, 2021
4.13.21 Alternatives to Amazon, pro-life Poland, and baking with a purpose
0:33:32

Leigh Jones reports on the creative ways authors are finding to break Amazon’s near-monopoly on book sales; Jenny Lind Schmitt reports on support for unborn babies in Poland; and Bonnie Pritchett meets a baker in Austin, Texas, who whips up sweet confections for children with disabilities. Plus: commentary from Steve West, admission rescinded, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from The Master’s University, in Southern California, standing firm on Christ & Scripture for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu. From Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. And from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. toobusytoflush.com

Apr 13, 2021
4.12.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:33:43

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court dispute over whether the NCAA violates antitrust law in the way it benefits athletes; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: a cross-country mouse trot, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. From The Master’s University, in Southern California, standing firm on Christ & Scripture for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu. And from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. toobusytooflush.com

Apr 12, 2021
The Olasky Interview, Season 3: Mez McConnell
0:41:30

Mez McConnell is an author and senior pastor from Scotland. In this 2018 interview, Marvin Olasky talks with McConnell about how he came to faith in Christ and why mercy ministries can sometimes do more harm than good.

Apr 10, 2021
4.9.21 Culture Friday, and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
0:28:55

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to theology professor Katie McCoy about gender ideology and the schism it’s caused in women’s studies; Megan Basham reviews the new Marvel series The Falcon and The Winter Soldier; and WORLD founder Joel Belz shares his testimony. Plus: bed bugs at sea, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from the new book, Saturdays with Billy. Author Don Wilton shares stories of his 20-year friendship with Billy Graham … whose words changed Don’s life. They can change ours, too. The book Saturdays with Billy … more at ThomasNelson.com. From Maranatha Baptist University, with licensure options through the Master of Arts in Teaching. mbu.edu/mat And from Redeem TV: A new worldwide Faith-Based video streaming service. Subscription is free at redeemtv.com.

Apr 09, 2021
4.8.21 Georgia squeeze play, corporate politics, and reciting Scripture
0:35:21

Kent Covington reports on the corporate campaign to punish Georgia over its new voting laws; Mary Reichard talks to Jerry Bowyer about why corporate boardrooms have drifted so far left in the last few decades; and Myrna Brown visits a church in Georgia that’s taken on the challenging task of reciting Scripture from memory. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, a remote rescue, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from the new book, Saturdays with Billy. Author Don Wilton shares stories of his 20-year friendship with Billy Graham … whose words changed Don’s life. They can change ours, too. The book Saturdays with Billy … more at ThomasNelson.com. From Redeem TV: A new worldwide Faith-Based video streaming service. Subscription is free at redeemtv.com. And from Maranatha Baptist University, with licensure options through the Master of Arts in Teaching. mbu.edu/mat

Apr 08, 2021
4.7.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and lessons from lament
0:34:55

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to The Heritage Foundation’s David Ditch about the Biden administration’s infrastructure spending bill and their plans to pay for it; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Katie Gaultney profiles a busy mom reflecting on lessons she’s learned during this difficult time. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, a record-setting football card, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate Additional support comes from Redeem TV: A new worldwide Faith-Based video streaming service. Subscription is free at redeemtv.com. From the new book, Saturdays with Billy. Author Don Wilton shares stories of his 20-year friendship with Billy Graham … whose words changed Don’s life. They can change ours, too. The book Saturdays with Billy … more at ThomasNelson.com. And from Maranatha Baptist University, with licensure options through the Master of Arts in Teaching. mbu.edu/mat

Apr 07, 2021
4.6.21 Gun control, justifying abortion, and Classic Book of the Month
0:33:26

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the latest push for gun control following several mass shootings; Mary Reichard talks to WORLD’s Leah Hickman about her investigation into the translation of an Old Testament passage now being used to justify abortion; and Emily Whitten recommends Effective Biblical Counseling by Larry Crabb for the April Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary by Kim Henderson, forgiveness for an Easter burglar, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from the new book, Saturdays with Billy. Author Don Wilton shares stories of his 20-year friendship with Billy Graham … whose words changed Don’s life. They can change ours, too. The book Saturdays with Billy … more at ThomasNelson.com. From Maranatha Baptist University, with licensure options through the Master of Arts in Teaching. mbu.edu/mat And from Redeem TV: A new worldwide Faith-Based video streaming service. Subscription is free at redeemtv.com.

Apr 06, 2021
4.5.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:32:01

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case about an exception to the prohibition against unreasonable search and seizure; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher and David Bahnsen talk about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: a Mario Bros. investment, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Maranatha Baptist University, with licensure options through the Master of Arts in Teaching. mbu.edu/mat From Redeem TV: A new worldwide Faith-Based video streaming service. Subscription is free at redeemtv.com. And from the new book, Saturdays with Billy. Author Don Wilton shares stories of his 20-year friendship with Billy Graham … whose words changed Don’s life. They can change ours, too. The book Saturdays with Billy … more at ThomasNelson.com.

Apr 05, 2021
The Olasky Interview, Season 3, Episode 2: Christina Hoff Sommers
0:35:57

Christina Hoff Sommers is an author and former professor who is known for her critique of gender feminism. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky talks with Sommers about the differences between boys and girls and how our education system misses those differences.

Apr 03, 2021
4.2.21 Culture Friday, A Week Away, and Ask the Editor
0:34:15

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about a lawsuit targeting Christian colleges and Satanic sneakers; Megan Basham reviews a new Christian musical aimed at teens, A Week Away; and on Ask the Editor, WORLD’s editor in chief Marvin Olasky answers a question listeners often ask him about Judaism. Plus: surveying the cross, a good-will gesture, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. From Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at go.pcci.edu/world And from the podcast, Too Busy to Flush, one couple’s slightly irreverent musings on faith, food, family and marriage. toobusytoflush.com

Apr 02, 2021
4.1.21 Vaccine passports, a win for free speech, and lost parents
0:35:34

Anna Johansen Brown reports on vaccine passports and where we’re likely to see them required; Mary Reichard talks to Steve West about a college professor’s surprise win for free speech; and Sarah Schweinsberg meets a couple in Utah working to connect children adopted from China with birth parents forced to give them up. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, perseverance behind the wheel, a preview of this week’s Listening In, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. From Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at go.pcci.edu/world And from the podcast, Too Busy to Flush, one couple’s slightly irreverent musings on faith, food, family and marriage. Toobusytoflush.com

Apr 01, 2021
3.31.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and the streets of Lausanne
0:36:21
On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to William Inboden, executive director of the Clements Center for National Security, about U.S.-China relations; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on the insurgent attack on the port city of Palma, Mozambique; and Jenny Lind Schmitt walks the streets of Lausanne, Switzerland, with a woman who ministers to prostitutes. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, tracking dangerous asteroids, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. From Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at go.pcci.edu/world And from the podcast, Too Busy to Flush, one couple’s slightly irreverent musings on faith, food, family and marriage. toobusytoflush.com
Mar 31, 2021
3.30.21 Green energy, Myanmar, and traveling by train
0:33:31
On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to William Inboden, executive director of the Clements Center for National Security, about U.S.-China relations; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on the insurgent attack on the port city of Palma, Mozambique; and Jenny Lind Schmitt walks the streets of Lausanne, Switzerland, with a woman who ministers to prostitutes. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, tracking dangerous asteroids, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. From Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at go.pcci.edu/world And from the podcast, Too Busy to Flush, one couple’s slightly irreverent musings on faith, food, family and marriage. toobusytoflush.com
Mar 30, 2021
3.29.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:33:40
On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case involving the Fifth Amendment’s takings clause; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: a hot, buttery threat, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. From Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at go.pcci.edu/world

And from  the podcast, Too Busy to Flush, one couple’s slightly irreverent musings on faith, food, family and marriage. toobusytoflush.com

Mar 29, 2021
The Olasky Interview, Season 3, Episode 1: Bob Fu
0:45:22

Bob Fu is the founder of China Aid. In this 2014 interview, Marvin Olasky talks with Fu about his journey from beggar to international religious freedom advocate.

Mar 29, 2021
3.26.21 Culture Friday, Yes Day, and Listener Feedback
0:34:18

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about girls sports in South Dakota and the shooting in Colorado; Sarah Schweinsberg reviews the new family-friendly movie Yes Day; and you share your thoughts on recent coverage in this month’s Listener Feedback. Plus: NASA’s ingenuity, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Students can apply to Dordt to study nursing, agriculture, engineering, social work and more—all taught from a Christian perspective. More at dordt.edu/apply. From proceeds of the book, “Faith to Foster” by TJ and Jenn Menn.....Seeking to inspire Christians to consider serving foster children in their community by exercising their faith. Faithtofoster.com And from Heart of Dakota, providing Christ-centered, literature-based homeschool curriculum. Spring sale runs Thursday through Sunday with coupon code SPRING21 at heartofdakota.com

Mar 26, 2021
3.25.21 College admissions, Coach Kennedy, and Olympic glory
0:33:11

Esther Eaton reports on why more colleges are dropping SAT and ACT requirements for prospective students; Mary Reichard talks to Steve West about the latest developments in the case of a Christian football coach fired for praying on the field after games; and Amy Lewis meets a former Olympic champion turned coach for Christ. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, an ongoing overnight adventure, a preview of this week’s Listening In, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at dordt.edu. From proceeds of the book, “Faith to Foster” by TJ and Jenn Menn.....Seeking to inspire Christians to consider serving foster children in their community by exercising their faith. faithtofoster.com And from Heart of Dakota, providing Christ-centered, literature-based homeschool curriculum. Spring sale runs Thursday through Sunday with coupon code SPRING21 at heartofdakota.com

Mar 25, 2021
3.24.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and showing livestock
0:34:39

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to former Senator Alan Simpson about the Democrats’ effort to nix the filibuster rule; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Bonnie Pritchett catches up with a Texas teen preparing for this year’s Houston Livestock Show. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, a teenage PhD, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Ranked #1 in the nation for student engagement by The Wall Street Journal, Dordt informs, inspires, and challenges students. More at dordt.edu. From proceeds of the book, “Faith to Foster” by TJ and Jenn Menn.....Seeking to inspire Christians to consider serving foster children in their community by exercising their faith. Faithtofoster.com And from Heart of Dakota, providing Christ-centered, literature-based homeschool curriculum. Spring sale runs Thursday through Sunday with coupon code SPRING21 at heartofdakota.com

Mar 24, 2021
3.23.21 Voting reform, religion in France, and books on race
0:35:48

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the voting reform legislation headed for the Senate; Jenny Lind Schmitt reports on a new law in France that has Christians worried; and Emily Whitten recommends some books on history and race. Plus: commentary by Whitney Williams, the gaming grandpa, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Students can apply to Dordt to study nursing, agriculture, engineering, social work and more—all taught from a Christian perspective. More at dordt.edu/apply. From proceeds of the book, “Faith to Foster” by TJ and Jenn Menn.....Seeking to inspire Christians to consider serving foster children in their community by exercising their faith. Faithtofoster.com And from Heart of Dakota, providing Christ-centered, literature-based homeschool curriculum. Spring sale runs Thursday through Sunday with coupon code SPRING21 at heartofdakota.com

Mar 23, 2021
3.22.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:34:01

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case questioning the credibility of testimony; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: a congressional voting mistake, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at dordt.edu. From proceeds of the book, “Faith to Foster” by TJ and Jenn Menn.....Seeking to inspire Christians to consider serving foster children in their community by exercising their faith. Faithtofoster.com And from Heart of Dakota, providing Christ-centered, literature-based homeschool curriculum. Spring sale runs Thursday through Sunday with coupon code SPRING21 at heartofdakota.com

Mar 22, 2021
Effective Compassion, Season 2, Episode 10: Hope for life change
0:22:55

In this final episode, journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg visit two organizations with similar goals: They want to help the homeless, people who have lost everything and have nowhere to go. But these two organizations chose different strategies … and ultimately, got very different results.

Mar 20, 2021
3.19.21 Culture Friday, Raya and the Last Dragon, and Word Play
0:34:54

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about the Catholic church’s statement on same-sex marriage, and the consequences of jumping to conclusions; Megan Basham reviews Disney’s latest animated adventure, Raya and the Last Dragon; and on Word Play, George Grant provides some backstories on some well known nursery rhymes. Plus: a dog in the driver’s seat, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. And from Maranatha Baptist University, with graduate assistantship opportunities for on-campus learning. mbu.edu/go_campus.

Mar 19, 2021
3.18.21 U.S.-Saudi policy, living through two pandemics, and the hot housing market.
0:34:52

Jill Nelson reports on U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia under the Biden administration; Mary Reichard talks to Dale Vermillion about the pros and cons of the current housing market; and Sarah Schweinsberg talks to a woman who has lived through two pandemics. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, top dogs, a preview of this week’s Listening In, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. And from Maranatha Baptist University, with graduate assistantship opportunities for on-campus learning. mbu.edu/go_campus.

Mar 18, 2021
3.17.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and the real Saint Patrick
0:36:19

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to Gene Healy of the Cato Institute about the expanding power of executive orders; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and a biographical sketch of Saint Patrick by D. James Kennedy. Plus: commentary from Janie Cheaney, a roo rescue, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. And from Maranatha Baptist University, with graduate assistantship opportunities for on-campus learning. mbu.edu/go_campus.

Mar 17, 2021
3.16.21 Border surge, and outreach with broken bicycles
0:32:28

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on what’s driving the latest surge in immigrants at the southern U.S. border; Mary Reichard talks to Deputy Chief Raul Ortiz about how the surge at the southern border is impacting border patrol operations; and Jenny Rough talks with a pastor who turned a stolen bike into a ministry. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, from lost to infinity and beyond, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. And from Maranatha Baptist University, with graduate assistantship opportunities for on-campus learning. mbu.edu/go_campus.

Mar 16, 2021
3.15.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:34:47

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case about the extent of search and seizure; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnson about the last economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. And from Maranatha Baptist University, with graduate assistantship opportunities for on-campus learning. mbu.edu/go_campus.

Mar 15, 2021
Effective Compassion Season 2, Episode 9: Ministry mistakes
0:24:01

Nonprofits, both Christian and secular, have to watch out for some common pitfalls that threaten to undo all their hard work. In this episode, journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg recount five cautionary tales from organizations that failed due to a lack of accountability, transparency, or an accurate understanding of what the people they wanted to help really needed.

Mar 13, 2021
3.12.21 Culture Friday, The Father, and catching up with Petra
0:38:07

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about President Biden’s decision to fire a religious liberty advocate at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Megan Basham reviews The Father, a new Anthony Hopkins film getting a lot of Oscar buzz; and Myrna Brown catches up with former Petra frontman John Schlitt. Plus: a wurst-case criminal scenario, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from The Master’s University, a Christian liberal arts university in Southern California … standing firm on Christ and Scripture … for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu From Faulkner University's Jones School of Law, a Christian law school helping students learn law and seek justice for more than 90 years. More at law.faulkner.edu. And from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. TooBusyToFlush.com

Mar 12, 2021
3.11.21 News on Facebook, LGBT adoptions, and harvesting cotton
0:33:58

Leigh Jones reports on Australia’s push to get Facebook and Google to pay for news distributed on their platforms; Mary Reichard talks to WORLD’s Jamie Dean about the decision by Bethany Christian Services to work with gay couples; and Kim Henderson spends a day with a Mississippi farmer bringing in his cotton harvest. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, overweight seagulls, a preview of this week’s Listening In, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from The Master’s University, a Christian liberal arts university in Southern California … standing firm on Christ and Scripture … for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu From Faulkner University's Jones School of Law, a Christian law school helping students learn law and seek justice for more than 90 years. More at law.faulkner.edu And from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. TooBusyToFlush.com

Mar 11, 2021
3.10.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and estate sales
0:34:57

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to Richard Goldberg of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies about Washington’s standoff with Iran; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Bonnie Pritchett meets a woman who helps families sell off their worldly possessions. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, turkey trouble, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from The Master’s University, a Christian liberal arts university in Southern California … standing firm on Christ and Scripture … for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu From Faulkner University's Jones School of Law, a Christian law school helping students learn law and seek justice for more than 90 years. More at law.faulkner.edu And from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. TooBusyToFlush.com

Mar 10, 2021
3.9.21 Vaccine distribution, health effects, and John Wooden’s wisdom
0:34:23

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the effort to distribute COVID vaccines across the country; Mary Reichard talks to WORLD medical correspondent Dr. Charles Horton about COVID variants and side effects; and we revisit a Notable Speech from UCLA men’s basketball coach John Wooden. Plus: commentary from Whitney Williams, an unexpected family connection, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from The Master’s University, a Christian liberal arts university in Southern California … standing firm on Christ and Scripture … for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu From Faulkner University's Jones School of Law, a Christian law school helping students learn law and seek justice for more than 90 years. More at law.faulkner.edu And from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. TooBusyToFlush.com

Mar 09, 2021
3.8.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:32:19

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case about voting rights in Arizona; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: renovation treasures, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Too Busy To Flush- a podcast of real-life husband/wife conversations on kids, family, faith, and whatever else comes to mind. TooBusyToFlush.com From Faulkner University's Jones School of Law, a Christian law school helping students learn law and seek justice for more than 90 years. More at law.faulkner.edu And from The Master’s University, a Christian liberal arts university in Southern California … standing firm on Christ and Scripture … for 94 years. New programs and scholarships available. More at masters.edu

Mar 08, 2021
Effective Compassion Season 2, Episode 8: Hope Award semi-finalists
0:30:19

Every year, WORLD hosts the Hope Awards for Effective Compassion. Readers and listeners nominate hundreds of ministries, and we narrow the list to about eight or 10 semi-finalists. Just four make the final cut. This episode is about the runners-up. Journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg visit two ministries that didn’t win in 2019 and explain what bumped them out of the winner’s circle.

Mar 06, 2021
3.5.21 Culture Friday, Only the Brave, and Ask the Editor
0:30:58

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about the decision by Bethany Christian Services to serve same-sex couples and what to expect if the Equality Act ever becomes law; Megan Basham reviews a 2017 film about the Granite Mountain Hotshots, Only the Brave; and on Ask the Editor, Marvin Olasky recounts his experience during last month’s Texas snowstorm. Plus: making lemonade from life’s lemons, and the Friday morning news.

Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Dordt’s Master of Public Administration will give you the Christ-centered leadership skills you need to thrive in a public or nonprofit setting. More at dordt.edu/mpa From Barnabas Aid, providing hope and support for the persecuted church world-wide, distributing aid from Christians, through Christians, to Christians. More at barnabasaid.org. And from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org.

 

Mar 05, 2021
3.4.21 Bitcoin, the Equality Act, and a guitar-maker’s gift
0:37:08

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the growing acceptance of digital currencies like Bitcoin and what that may mean for business and the economy; Mary Reichard talks to Sarah Parshall Perry of The Heritage Foundation about the Equality Act; and Myrna Brown meets a man in Georgia teaching old guitars to make new music. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a 15th century yard sale treasure, a preview of this week’s Listening In, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Barnabas Aid, providing hope and support for the persecuted church world-wide, distributing aid from Christians, through Christians, to Christians. More at barnabasaid.org. From Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. And from Dordt University. Dordt’s Master of Public Administration will give you the Christ-centered leadership skills you need to thrive in a public or nonprofit setting. More at dordt.edu/mpa

Mar 04, 2021
3.3.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a fire survivor
0:33:28

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to Cedarville University professor Mark Caleb Smith about what Donald Trump’s speech and CPAC says about the future of the GOP; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg meets the lone survivor of a deadly 2013 wildfire. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, concession deliveries, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. From Dordt University. Dordt’s Master of Public Administration will give you the Christ-centered leadership skills you need to thrive in a public or nonprofit setting. More at dordt.edu/mpa And from Barnabas Aid, providing hope and support for the persecuted church world-wide, distributing aid from Christians, through Christians, to Christians. More at barnabasaid.org.

Mar 03, 2021
3.2.21 Co-working, Canadian pastors, and Classic Book of the Month
0:34:14

Maria Baer reports on the increased interest in co-working spaces now that companies are allowing employees to work from home; Mary Reichard talks to John Carpay, who represents a Canadian pastor jailed for holding church services; and Emily Whitten reviews The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for our Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, a hidden message on Mars, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Dordt’s Master of Public Administration will give you the Christ-centered leadership skills you need to thrive in a public or nonprofit setting. More at dordt.edu/mpa From Barnabas Aid, providing hope and support for the persecuted church world-wide, distributing aid from Christians, through Christians, to Christians. More at barnabasaid.org. And from Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org.

Mar 02, 2021
3.1.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:34:41

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard dives back into the fight over water rights between Florida and Georgia at the Supreme Court; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: an 80-pound fleece, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Barnabas Aid, providing hope and support for the persecuted church world-wide, distributing aid from Christians, through Christians, to Christians. More at barnabasaid.org. From Wilberforce Weekend. A world class event from The Colson Center that explores your God-given calling and his restorative work in the world. May 21-23. More at wilberforceweekend.org. And from Dordt University. Dordt’s Master of Public Administration will give you the Christ-centered leadership skills you need to thrive in a public or nonprofit setting. More at dordt.edu/mpa

Mar 01, 2021
Legal Docket, Special Episode: Mandatory Vaccine Laws
0:35:12

The Supreme Court first considered the constitutionality of mandatory vaccine laws in Jacobson v. Massachusetts (1905). In this episode, hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough examine that decision and cases that expanded it. You will hear from legal experts, doctors, a COVID-19 patient, and a pastor who offer insightful interviews on this this complex debate.

Feb 28, 2021
Effective Compassion Season 2, Episode 7: Mending broken minds
0:31:43

Just about anyone working in mental healthcare, criminal justice, or social work will agree: people with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders face a difficult road. This episode is about the 50 million Americans dealing with mental illness. Journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg talk to some of the Christians who are there to help, working to put the challenging, personal and spiritual into behavioral health care.

Feb 27, 2021
2.26.21 Culture Friday, Flora and Ulysses, and Listener Feedback
0:35:43

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham talks with Ryan Anderson about Amazon’s decision to pull his book on transgenderism off its digital shelves; Megan also reviews a new family movie on Disney+, Flora & Ulysses; and your Listener Feedback. Plus: swimming in handcuffs, and the Friday morning news.

Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at: go.pcci.edu/World And from Dordt University. Students can apply to Dordt to study nursing, agriculture, engineering, social work and more—all taught from a Christian perspective. More at dordt.edu/apply.

 

Feb 26, 2021
2.25.21 Child tax credits, Texas power woes, and serving schools
0:35:17

Leigh Jones reports on two plans to change child tax credits; Mary Reichard talks to MIT energy professor Christopher Knittel about problems with the Texas power grid; and Kim Henderson meets a woman helping her church to love its neighbors at a local elementary school. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, an expensive Bay Area move, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at: go.pcci.edu/World And from from Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at dordt.edu.

Feb 25, 2021
2.24.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and storm stories
0:33:45

On Washington Wednesday, immigration experts weigh in on President Biden’s plans for the southern border; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and three WORLD reporters based in Texas recount their experiences during last week’s winter storm. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, a puzzling record, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Ranked #1 in the nation for student engagement by The Wall Street Journal, Dordt informs, inspires, and challenges students. More at dordt.edu. And from Description:Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at: go.pcci.edu/World

Feb 24, 2021
2.23.21 America on the world stage, Jack Phillips, and kids books
0:33:19

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on President Biden’s effort to reassert U.S. influence on international organizations; Mary Reichard talks to Steve West about Jack Phillips’ ongoing legal battle; and Emily Whitten talks to some of the reviewers involved in picking WORLD’s Children’s Books of the Year. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, a suspicious bag of cuteness, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Students can apply to Dordt to study nursing, agriculture, engineering, social work and more—all taught from a Christian perspective. More at dordt.edu/apply. And from Description:Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at: go.pcci.edu/World

Feb 23, 2021
2.22.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, History Book
0:34:31

On Legal Docket, Jenny Rough reports on the constitutionality of vaccine mandates; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: skiing on the interstate, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at DORDT.edu. And from Description:Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at: go.pcci.edu/World

Feb 22, 2021
Effective Compassion, Season 2, Episode 6: Repairing broken families
0:30:20

Many of the people who struggle with addiction or homelessness grew up with a family member with unhealthy habits. Or they experienced abuse. Some didn’t have a family at all. Coming from a good family doesn’t guarantee a trouble-free life. But having a shaky family foundation makes everything a lot harder. In this episode, journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg explore what compassion looks like for hurting children, young adults, and their parents.

Feb 20, 2021