The World and Everything In It

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Subscribers: 698
Reviews: 12

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.

Heather
 Jul 10, 2019
This is my go-to source for news. Unbiased. Wide variety of issues covered. I've been listening so long they've become family.

Tim Lewis
 Mar 16, 2019
World is a great source of journalism from a Christian perspective.

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 Dec 31, 2018

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
7.13.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:34:36

On Legal Docket, Jenny Rough explains the legal doctrine known as qualified immunity; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest unemployment data; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts significant events from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news.

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Additional support comes from the makers of the Illuminate Bible Series—deep discipleship for your children’s daily needs. uniongospelpress.com.

Jul 13, 2020
7.10.20 Culture Friday, Greyhound, and Ask the Editor
0:31:01

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about a rebuke of “cancel culture” coming from an unexpected source; Megan reviews the new war movie featuring Tom Hanks, Greyhound; and on Ask the Editor, WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky explains the importance of using the judgment of charity. Plus: floating to the edge of space, and the Friday morning news.

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Additional support comes from Bible Translation Fellowship. Building a network of churches that integrate Bible translation into the mission of the church. More at bibletranslationfellowship.org

And from the new book from Focus on the Family, 9 Lies that Will Destroy Your Marriage. Core truths to strengthen and protect it. In bookstores and online at the Focus on the Family Store.

Jul 10, 2020
7.9.20 Crackdown in Hong Kong, reading trends, and The Olasky Interview
0:33:58

Megan Basham talks to WORLD’s East Asia correspondent, June Cheng, about China’s latest move to crack down on freedoms in Hong Kong; Anna Johansen reports on how stay-at-home orders have changed the way people buy and read books; and Marvin Olasky interviews Amity Shlaes. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, slithering out of a speeding ticket, and the Thursday morning news.

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Additional support comes from Bible Translation Fellowship. Building a network of churches that integrate Bible translation into the mission of the church. More at bibletranslationfellowship.org

And from the new book from Focus on the Family, 9 Lies that Will Destroy Your Marriage. Core truths to strengthen and protect it. In bookstores and online at the Focus on the Family Store.

Jul 09, 2020
7.8.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and the Family Fish House
0:34:02

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to national security expert Bradley Bowman about claims that Russia is offering bounties to Taliban fighters who kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Kim Henderson meets a family hustling to keep their restaurant fish house afloat during the pandemic. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, Tesla short shorts, and the Wednesday morning news.

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

Additional support comes from Bible Translation Fellowship. Building a network of churches that integrate Bible translation into the mission of the church. More at bibletranslationfellowship.org

And from the new book from Focus on the Family, 9 Lies that Will Destroy Your Marriage. Core truths to strengthen and protect it. In bookstores and online at the Focus on the Family Store.

Jul 08, 2020
7.7.20 Social media, summer camps, and Classic Book of the Month
0:33:58

Myrna Brown talks to Jason Thacker about new social media platforms hoping to dethrone Twitter and Facebook; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how Christian camps are adjusting to the summer of COVID-19; and Emily Whitten recommends The Hiding Place for her Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, a Fourth of July hero, and the Tuesday morning news.

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

Additional support comes from Bible Translation Fellowship. Building a network of churches that integrate Bible translation into the mission of the church. More at bibletranslationfellowship.org

And from the new book from Focus on the Family, 9 Lies that Will Destroy Your Marriage. Core truths to strengthen and protect it. In bookstores and online at the Focus on the Family Store.

Jul 07, 2020
7.6.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:34:01

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard covers the decline in courtroom litigation; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest unemployment data; and on History Book, Paul Butler revisits a tennis sensation and a president’s last meal. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, and the Monday morning news.

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Jul 06, 2020
7.3.20 Washington Wednesday, Footsteps of St. Peter, and Gettysburg
0:32:23

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about recent Supreme Court rulings and the push to tear down Confederate statues; Megan reviews the second in a series of BBC documentaries about Biblical figures, In the Footsteps of St. Peter; and J.C. Derrick visits Gettysburg to mark the anniversary of the pivotal Civil War battle. Plus: a special performance of The Star-Spangled Banner, sign language translation, and the Friday morning news.

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Jul 03, 2020
7.2.20 Community policing, YouTube censorship, and a Notable Speech
0:33:56

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on community policing models that are working to build trust between law enforcement officers and the neighborhoods they serve; Megan Basham talks to Dr. Jeff Barrows about the increasing pressure to label medical facts about gender as “hate speech”; and we remember a Notable Speech delivered by Gen. Douglas MacArthur in 1962. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, graduating by jet ski, and the Thursday morning news.

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Jul 02, 2020
7.1.20 Washington Wednesday, a win for school choice, and ballet
0:32:37

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Will Inboden about President Trump’s plan to pull U.S. troops out of Germany; Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court ruling that favors school choice efforts; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits a Utah ballet studio where dancers are taught to pirouette away from perfection. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, one impatient baby, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jul 01, 2020
6.30.20 Abortion restrictions, reopening schools, and coronamoons
0:31:14

Mary Reichard reports on the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down restrictions on abortion in Louisiana; Jill Nelson explains why U.S. schools can learn lessons from their overseas counterparts as they prepare to reopen classrooms; and Bonnie Pritchett talks to newlyweds forced to spend way more time together than they expected thanks to stay-at-homem orders. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Jun 30, 2020
6.29.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:33:54

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details a lawsuit over New York’s restrictions on religious gatherings; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts significant events from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news.

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Jun 29, 2020
6.26.20 Culture Friday, and In the Footsteps of St. Paul
0:31:24

On Culture Friday, Myrna Brown, Megan Basham, and Trevin Wax discuss what happens when "cancel culture" hits newsrooms; and Megan Basham reviews a British documentary about the Apostle Paul. Plus: your listener feedback, a buggy in the drive-through, and the Friday morning news.

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Jun 26, 2020
6.25.20 National parks, Christian schools, and a fallen officer
0:34:00

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how the national park system is preparing for an influx of visitors tired to stay-at-home orders; Laura Edghill explains why Protestant and evangelical schools are faring better than their Catholic counterparts during the current economic upheaval; and Kim Henderson attends a memorial service for a sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, putting a stop to screaming, and the Thursday morning news.

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Jun 25, 2020
6.24.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and Biblical archaeology
0:33:57

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to Mark Pomar of The Clements Center about the shakeup at America’s international broadcasting agencies; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international headlines; and Paul Butler talks to Biblical archaeologists about how COVID-19 has affected their work. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, making bridge look like child's play, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jun 24, 2020
6.23.20 DACA plans, ending the SAT, and the secret to a long marriage
0:33:31

Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court opinion in a case about the SEC’s ability to recoup money from fraudsters; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on what’s next for DACA; Anna Johansen explains why some colleges and universities are no longer requiring applicants to submit SAT and ACT scores; and Myrna Brown meets a couple who’s learned the secret of staying happily married. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, a magical delivery, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Jun 23, 2020
6.22.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:33:55

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details the final oral argument in this year’s Supreme Court term; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the jump in retail sales; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts important dates from the past. Plus: commentary from Andrée Seu Peterson, and the Monday morning news.

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Jun 22, 2020
6.19.20 Culture Friday, Mr. Holmes, and Word Play
0:33:01

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Myrna Brown talk to theology professor Katie McCoy about the tension between feminists and transgender activists; Megan reviews Mr. Holmes, a 2015 film about an aged, retired Sherlock Holmes; and on Word Play, George Grant celebrates the contribution of William Tyndale to biblical scholarship and the English language. Plus: a USPS drug bust, and the Friday morning news.

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Jun 19, 2020
6.18.20 Recovering from riots, campus police, and civics lessons
0:32:21

Anna Johansen reports on Chicago communities suffering from the loss of businesses destroyed by violence and looting; Laura Edghill reports on why public school districts are moving away from having a police presence on campus; and Kim Henderson talks to teachers about why civics lessons are so necessary … and so undervalued. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a pandemic-proof July 4th tradition, and the Thursday morning news.

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Jun 18, 2020
6.17.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a singing pastor
0:33:59

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to the Heritage Foundation’s John Malcolm about the Republican police reform proposal; on World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere covers international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg tells the story of the Mississippi pastor who won a popular reality TV singing contest. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, drive-in concerts, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jun 17, 2020
6.16.20 Transgender rights, voter priorities, and The Olasky Interview
0:31:26

Mary Reichard reports on the landmark decision on transgender employment rights handed down by the Supreme Court Monday; Sarah Schweinsberg explains why voters aren’t thinking much about healthcare reform despite the coronavirus pandemic; and in The Olasky Interview, WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky talks to author James Smith about Augustinian wisdom for modern issues. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, an epic gator fight, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Jun 16, 2020
6.15.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:34:02

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details the oral arguments in a Supreme Court case involving conditions for foreign aid; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler revisits significant events from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news.

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Jun 15, 2020
6.12.20 Culture Friday, Stargirl, and Christian artists reflect on summer jobs
0:34:03

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet answers questions from this year’s class of World Journalism Students; Megan Basham reviews the new CW superhero series, Stargirl; and Myrna Brown talks to two Christian music artists about the summer jobs they had as kids. Plus: a drive-in art gallery, and the Friday morning news.

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Jun 12, 2020
6.11.20 Police reform, religious liberty overseas, and pursuing justice
0:33:55

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on police reforms already underway in many communities; Megan Basham talks to human rights lawyer Nina Shea about the president’s recent executive order on religious liberty; and Jenny Rough meets an attorney whose desire for justice prompted him to switch from prosecuting criminals to defending them. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, and the Thursday morning news.

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Jun 11, 2020
6.10.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and summer fun
0:33:59

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to the Cato Institute’s Clark Neily about legislative proposals for police reform; on World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Emily Whitten offers some suggestions for summertime fun at home. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, a modern-day treasure hunt, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jun 10, 2020
6.9.20 Christians march in D.C., contract tracing, and raising chickens
0:33:56

Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court decision in a case involving meritless lawsuits filed by prisoners; pastor Irwyn Ince explains why Christians in Washington, D.C., organized their own march to honor George Floyd and speak out against racism; Anna Johansen reports on the push to use technology to track and contain COVID-19 infections; and Bonnie Pritchett meets a woman who raises chickens for backyard farmers. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, a Civil War pension, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Jun 09, 2020
6.8.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:34:00

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details the oral arguments in a Supreme Court case weighing whether Congress can limit robocalls without limiting free speech; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest employment figures and other economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts the 30th anniversary of Russia’s independence. Plus: commentary from J.C. Derrick, and the Monday morning news.

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Jun 08, 2020
Special Episode: A community grief
0:36:16

WORLD journalist Kim Henderson tells the story of a Mississippi town's unimaginable loss after the state’s largest mass shooting and how the community found healing.

Jun 06, 2020
6.5.20 Culture Friday, Quiz, and Ask the Editor
0:34:56

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Nick Eicher talk to Ryan Bomberger about the protests over George Floyd’s death and the ways Christians can seek racial reconciliation; Megan reviews Quiz, a British miniseries about cheating to win a TV game show; and WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky answers your questions on Ask the Editor. Plus: commentary from Jamie Dean, and the Friday morning news.

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Jun 05, 2020
Special Episode: Ask Dr. Horton 2
0:28:02

Mary Reichard and WORLD medical correspondent Dr. Charles Horton answer more listener questions about the coronavirus pandemic.

Jun 04, 2020
6.4.20 Going cashless, taking on Twitter, and The Olasky Interview
0:34:03

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how fear over spreading the coronavirus is pushing shoppers to stop using cash; Megan Basham talks to Jason Thacker about how President Trump’s fight with Twitter could affect all internet users; and WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky talks to author and talk show host Michael Medved about his faith and American history. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, gators brawling, and the Thursday morning news.

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Jun 04, 2020
6.3.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and buying crop options
0:32:37

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to WORLD’s Jamie Dean about the latest developments in this year’s very unusual election campaign season; on World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on the latest international news; and World Journalism Institute graduate Vivian Jones discovers how shoppers are getting their fruits and veggies amid shortages at the grocery store. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, a delayed delivery, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jun 03, 2020
6.2.20 High court rulings, babies in Ukraine, and Charlotte’s Web
0:30:36

Mary Reichard details five rulings issued Monday by the Supreme Court; Maria Baer reports on the plight of babies born to surrogates in Ukraine; and Emily Whitten recommends Charlotte’s Web for the Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Katie Gaultney, a ballpark for rent, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Jun 02, 2020
6.1.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book
0:33:23

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court dispute over the president’s financial records; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic data; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts the evacuation of Dunkirk. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news.

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Jun 01, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 12: Albert Mohler

Albert Mohler is a theologian and president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Albert Mohler discuss WORLD’s approach to Christian journalism. Plus, Mohler fields questions from WORLD staffers.

May 30, 2020
5.29.20 Culture Friday, AKA Jane Roe, and Listener Feedback

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet takes questions from this year’s class of World Journalism Institute students; Megan Basham reviews the controversial documentary about Norma McCorvey, AKA Jane Roe; and you get to have your say on this month’s Listener Feedback. Plus: graduating without a license, and the Friday morning news.

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May 29, 2020
5.28.20 Museums and zoos reopen, and Cory Godbolt sentenced

Anna Johansen reports on how museums have weathered the stay-at-home orders; Katie Gaultney talks to zookeepers about their coronavirus-related financial challenges; and Kim Henderson brings the last of her reports on the Cory Godbolt murder case. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, a prayer for Lucas, and the Thursday morning news.

May 28, 2020
5.27.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and Cory Godbolt goes on trial

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Federalist Society co-chairman Leonard Leo about how President Trump’s nominees are reshaping the federal judiciary; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Kim Henderson brings the third installment in her serial story about mass murder in smalltown Mississippi. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, a return to the drive-in, and the Wednesday morning news.

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May 27, 2020
5.26.20 Pandemic hobbies, fighting for foster care, and community grief

Sarah Schweinsberg discovers what new hobbies people have tried during coronavirus lockdowns; Steve West updates the religious liberty fight over adoption and foster care in Michigan; and Kim Henderson has the second installment of her serial report on mass murder in small town Mississippi. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, magnet fishing treasure, and the Tuesday morning news.

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May 26, 2020
5.25.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and a small town mass murder

On Legal Docket, Mary Richard unpacks oral arguments in a Supreme Court case involving the Electoral College electors who go rogue; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to David Bahnsen about the latest economic data; and Kim Henderson brings the first installment in a four-part series about a small town in Mississippi shattered by a mass murder. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, and the Friday morning news.

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May 25, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 11: Samuel Rodriguez

Samuel Rodriguez is an evangelical leader and president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. In this 2012 interview, Marvin Olasky talks with Rodriguez about politics and conservatism in the Hispanic community.

 

 

May 23, 2020
5.22.20 Culture Friday, and Trial by Media

On Culture Friday, Glenn Sunshine discusses how to disagree Biblically on hot-button issues; Megan Basham reviews the new documentary Trial by Media; and Kim Henderson honors a young Marine who died during World War II. Plus: USPS loses an important delivery, and the Friday morning news.

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May 22, 2020
5.21.20 Voting by mail, singing silenced, and eating at home

Anna Johansen reports on the logistical and political barriers to having voters cast mail-in ballots in November; Bonnie Pritchett explains why some churches plan to hold off on congregational singing to make in-person services safer; and Jenny Rough talks to families enjoying extra time for cooking and eating together. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, bumper tables, and the Thursday morning news.

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May 21, 2020
5.20.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and remembering Ravi Zacharias

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to public policy professor Scott Ganz about confusion over reopening guidelines given to state officials; we take a journey through international news on World Tour; and Katie Gaultney remembers apologist Ravi Zacharias. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, raffling off a Picaso, and the Wednesday morning news.

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May 20, 2020
5.19.20 Lockdowns vs herd immunity, and collecting virus stories

Nick Eicher and Brian Basham detail Supreme Court opinions in cases involving terror victim lawsuits and trade disputes; Jill Nelson reports on the debate between Sweden’s herd immunity approach to the coronavirus and the strict lockdowns ordered in much of the rest of the world; Laura Edghill explains the new Title IX policy changes announced by the Education Department; and Myrna Brown makes a virtual visit to an Atlanta museum collecting coronavirus memories and experiences. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, one heroic feline, and the Tuesday morning news.

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May 19, 2020
5.18.20 Legal Docket, Monday Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court dispute over who qualifies as a minister; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts significant events from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news.

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May 18, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 10: Ross Douthat

Ross Douthat is an author and a New York Times columnist. In this classic interview from 2011, Marvin Olasky talks with Douthat about politics and Christianity in America.

For the next two weeks you'll be hearing The Olasky Interview on The World and Everything in It on Saturdays. Episode 10 is available this week.

We also released The Olasky Interview as a stand-alone series, and we publish new episodes each Tuesday. So if you want to listen sooner and help others find this program, you can subscribe by searching for The Olasky Interview on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you listen.

May 16, 2020
5.15.20 Culture Friday, a Jerry Seinfeld special, and Word Play

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet about civil disobedience and conspiracy theories; Megan Basham reviews a new comedy special from stand up veteran Jerry Seinfeld; and on Word Play, George Grant considers some of the new vocabulary the pandemic has brought us. Plus: quarantine choirs, raising a stink in Sweden, and the Friday morning news.

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May 15, 2020
5.14.20 Virtual graduations, online learning lawsuits, and Mollie Hemingway

Megan Basham talks to Laura Edghill about college students suing for tuition refunds over the unexpected transition to online classes; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how schools are trying to make graduation special for seniors who won’t get the traditional pomp and circumstance; and WORLD editor in chief interviews political commentator Mollie Hemingway on The Olsky Interview. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, conga in costumes, and the Thursday morning news.

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May 14, 2020
5.13.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and creative produce distribution

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Mindy Belz about the global response to the coronavirus pandemic and the opportunities that lie ahead in recovery; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg talks to farmers taking their produce directly to customers as traditional supply chains break down. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, monkeying around an ATM, and the Wednesday morning news.

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May 13, 2020
5.12.20 Reopening churches, life in New York City, and family wrangling

Anna Johansen reports on the balancing act pastors face as they weigh health concerns with the need to bring their congregations back together; Mary Reichard talks to WORLD’s Emily Belz about life in New York City amid the pandemic; and Bonnie Pritchett meets a dad who supports his children’s extracurricular activities by jumping in with both cowboy boots. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olaksy, a preview of this week’s episode of The Olasky Interview, Singapore’s experiment with Spot, and the Tuesday morning news.

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May 12, 2020
5.11.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in the first cases ever heard by the Supreme Court by telephone; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts significant happenings from the past. Plus: commentary from Andrée Seu Peterson and the Monday morning news.

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May 11, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 9: Donna Rice Hughes

Donna Rice Hughes is an author, speaker, and founder of Enough Is Enough. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, host Marvin Olasky talks with Hughes about her personal testimony, internet safety, and efforts to confront online pornography and trafficking.

For the next three weeks you'll be hearing The Olasky Interview on The World and Everything in It on Saturdays. Episode 9 is available this week.

We also released The Olasky Interview as a stand-alone series, and we publish new episodes each Tuesday. So if you want to listen sooner and help others find this program, you can subscribe by searching for The Olasky Interview on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you listen.

May 09, 2020
5.8.20 Culture Friday, Bad Education, and Christian music at home

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Nick Eicher talk to John Stonestreet about America’s declining marriage rate and the effect that has on just about every part of life and culture; Megan reviews Bad Education, an HBO film about a public school embezzlement scandal; and Myrna Brown talks to Christian musicians about their efforts to share the gospel while stuck at home. Plus: a coronavirus video game, and the Friday morning news.

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May 08, 2020
5.7.20 Debating facemasks, COVID-19 in Russia, and a Mother’s Day medal

Maria Baer reports on facemask mandates and who they are meant to protect; Megan Basham talks to Eric Mock from the Slavic Gospel Association about how COVID-19 is affecting Eastern Europe; and Bonnie Pritchett talks to a group of men who decided to give their wives a special honor this Mother’s Day. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, driving without a license, and the Thursday morning news.

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May 07, 2020
5.6.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and remembering VE Day

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Kansas state Senator Ty Masterson about budget shortfalls created by COVID-19 shutdowns; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and we mark the 75th anniversary of the day World War II ended in Europe. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, toilet paper cakes, and the Wednesday morning news.

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May 06, 2020
5.5.20 Healthcare woes, worldwide persecution, and Classic Book of the Month

Mary Reichard talks to Tony Perkins, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, about the group’s 2020 report on global persecution; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the financial challenges COVID-19 shutdowns have created for rural healthcare systems; and Emily Whitten recommends Jane Austen’s Persuasion as her Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, a preview of The Olasky Interview, rock, paper, scissors, and the Tuesday morning news.

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May 05, 2020
5.4.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Richard unpacks the challenges to religious liberty created by state efforts to flatten the COVID-19 curve; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on a special edition of History Book, Maria Baer recalls the Kent State Shooting in Ohio. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news.

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May 04, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 8: Michael Wear

Michael Wear is the founder of Public Square Strategies and a leading expert at the intersection of faith, politics, and American public life. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, host Marvin Smith talks with Wear about faith, politics, and Wear’s time in the Obama administration.

For the next four weeks you'll be hearing The Olasky Interview on The World and Everything in It on Saturdays. Episode 8 are available this week.

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May 02, 2020
5.1.20 Culture Friday, Belgravia, and Ask the Editor

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and John Stonestreet compare the media’s response to accusations against Joe Biden to the way they handled claims against Brett Kavanaugh; Megan Basham reviews Belgravia, a new period drama by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes; and on Ask the Editor, Marvin Olasky answers your questions about reading recommendations. Plus: lassoing Big George, and the Friday morning news.

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May 01, 2020
4.30.20 Closed theaters, packing plant ministry, and revisiting 1918

Anna Johansen reports on how theater and dance companies are trying to reach audiences while their normal performance venues remain closed; Sarah Schweinsberg talks to churches ministering to immigrants who work at the nation’s meat processing plants; and Paul Butler revisits 1918 to discover the similarities between responses to the Spanish Flu and COVID-19. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, the work-from-home wardrobe, and the Thursday morning news.

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Apr 30, 2020
4.29.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and cousins making music

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to foreign policy analyst Will Inboden about how the coronavirus pandemic could affect U.S. policy toward China; on World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere details international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg meets a family of cousins sharing their love of music. Plus: commentary from Jamie Dean, a cardboard cutout wedding, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Apr 29, 2020
4.28.20 Food supply chain challenges, and COVID-19 in Africa

Mary Reichard details six recent Supreme Court rulings; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on disruptions to the U.S. food supply chain; Onize Ohikere gives a firsthand account of how Africa is handling the coronavirus pandemic; and Jenny Rough talks to two gardeners who use Scripture to shape their landscapes. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, a goat invasion, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Apr 28, 2020
4.27.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, we listen to an edited version of a speech Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave at Hillsdale College; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest unemployment figures; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts significant dates from the past. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, and the Monday morning news.

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Apr 27, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 7: Tim Carney

Tim Carney is an author, the commentary editor at the Washington Examiner, and a visiting fellow with the American Enterprise Institute. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Tim Carney discuss some of the factors that led to President Donald Trump’s 2016 victory and whether those factors are still in play for this year’s election.

For the next five weeks you'll be hearing The Olasky Interview on The World and Everything in It on Saturdays. Episode 7 is available this week.

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Apr 26, 2020
4.24.20 Culture Friday, Mrs. America, and Listener Feedback

Megan Basham reviews Mrs. America, a new television series about conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly; then on Culture Friday, theologian Katie McCoy talks about the debate over the roles of men and women that the show raises. Plus: your Listener Feedback, out of control biking, and the Friday morning news.

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Apr 24, 2020
Special Episode: Ask Dr. Horton

Mary Reichard and WORLD medical correspondent Dr. Charles Horton answer listener questions about the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 23, 2020
4.23.20 Small businesses, local newspapers, and puzzle makers

Katie Gaultney reports on the effect the coronavirus shutdowns have had on small businesses; Anna Johansen reports on how a drop in advertising revenue has forced small town newspapers to lay off reporters; and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the increased demand for puzzles now that families are spending more time at home. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, a wedding ring discovery, and the Thursday morning news.

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Apr 23, 2020
4.22.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and catching COVID-19

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Cedarville University professors Zach Jenkins and Mark Caleb Smith about the plans to reopen the U.S. economy; Onize Ohikere reports on international news on World Tour; and Mary Reichard talks to Kent Covington about his experience getting diagnosed with COVID-19. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, a decoration stimulus package, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Apr 22, 2020
4.21.20 Mental health in isolation, meals on the bus, and Word Play

Mary Reichard details three opinions issued by the Supreme Court on Monday; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how stay-at-home orders are affecting those with mental health challenges; Jason Thacker explains the role artificial intelligence is playing in the fight against COVID-19; and Bonnie Pritchett meets a bus driver in Georgia who is delivering meals instead of students. Plus: Word Play with George Grant, rent-a-donkey bomb, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Apr 21, 2020
4.20.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard explains how First Amendment protections apply during a pandemic; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler revisits significant dates in the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news.

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Apr 20, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 6: Paul Miller

Paul Miller is a Bible teacher, theologian, and author of J-Curve, WORLD’s 2019 Book of the Year for accessible theology. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Paul Miller discuss suffering and resurrection within the Christian life.

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Apr 18, 2020
4.17.20 Culture Friday, and a virtual night at the theater

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher talks to John Stonestreet about the evidence of pervasive secularism in the official coronavirus response; Emily Whitten reviews theatrical productions the whole family can enjoy from the comfort of the couch; and Myrna Brown talks to singer-songwriter David Leonard about his family’s struggle with infertility. Plus: the Friday morning news.

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Apr 17, 2020
4.16.20 COVID-19’s geopolitical side-effects, and stories of recovery

Jill Nelson reports on how the global pandemic will affect geopolitics, especially the great powers competition between the United States, China, and Russia; Anna Johansen talks to several people who contracted COVID-19 and recovered; and Kim Henderson reports on the deadly storms that swept across the South earlier this week. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, Zoom etiquette for lawyers, and the Thursday morning news.

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Apr 16, 2020
4.15.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a Notable Speech

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to political analyst Kyle Kondik about the unique challenges of campaigning for president during a pandemic; Onize Ohikere reports on international news in World Tour; and we remember a Notable Speech from former President Ronald Reagan. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, essential Mac & Cheese, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Apr 15, 2020
4.14.20 Pandemic pregnancies, learning challenges, and plans upended

Sarah Schweinsberg talks to expectant mothers about how COVID-19 has changed their pregnancies; Laura Edghill reports on how schools are serving the most vulnerable students while classrooms are closed; and Myrna Brown profiles a couple continuing to pursue their callings amid new challenges. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, a preview of this week’s The Olasky Interview podcast, a shopping trip surprise, SCOTUS on religious liberty, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Apr 14, 2020
4.13.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and sounds of Easter

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case weighing the limits of judicial review on immigration matters; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the rising unemployment rate; and Paul Butler recounts the sounds of this year’s unique, socially distant Easter. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky, and the Monday morning news.

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Apr 13, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 5: Justin Giboney

Justin Giboney is an Atlanta attorney and political strategist. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Justin Giboney discuss how to increase Christian engagement in culture and politics—namely the Democratic Party.

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Apr 11, 2020
4.10.20 Culture Friday, The Chosen, and Word Play

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Nick Eicher talk to pastor John Piper about fear and faith; Megan reviews The Chosen, a new movie about Jesus released just in time for Easter; and George Grant considers the very first Word on a special Good Friday edition of Word Play. Plus: the Friday morning news.

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Apr 10, 2020
4.9.20 Voices from quarantine, and socially distant hiking

Jenny Lind Schmitt talks to people in Europe about their quarantine experiences; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on what lockdowns have been like for people living in South America and Asia; and Jenny Rough takes a socially distant hike to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a birthday worth celebrating, and the Thursday morning news.

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Apr 09, 2020
4.8.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a pastor in quarantine

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Behnam Ben Taleblu about Iran’s bid for sanctions relief to help fight the coronavirus; Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on international headlines on World Tour; and Sarah Schweinsberg tells the story of a pastor quarantined for three weeks after a cruise. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, an exciting announcement about a new WORLD service, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Apr 08, 2020
4.7.20 Virtual Easter, grocery stores, and the Classic Book of the Month

Mary Reichard reports on two new rulings from the Supreme Court; Anna Johansen talks to churches about how they’re celebrating Easter this year; Katie Gaultney reports on the lasting changes the coronavirus could make to the grocery industry; and Emily Whitten recommends a famous Russian novel for her Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, a preview of this week’s episode of The Olasky Interview, a bucket truck visit, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Apr 07, 2020
4.6.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case about a law designed to discourage frivolous lawsuits; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts significant dates from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell and the Monday morning news.

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Apr 06, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 4: Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson Tada is an author, speaker, and well-known advocate for people with disabilities. Tada founded the organization Joni and Friends to tell stories of real people who face severe trials but continue to trust in God. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Joni Eareckson Tada discuss Tada’s own suffering and what it looks like to minister to those who are suffering.

For the next eight weeks you'll be hearing The Olasky Interview on The World and Everything in It on Saturdays. Episodes 3 and 4 are available this week.

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Apr 04, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 3: Ryan and Bethany Bomberger

Ryan and Bethany Bomberger are the founders of The Radiance Foundation, a pro-life organization that promotes life and adoption. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and the Bombergers discuss the importance of adoption and how the Radiance Foundation is calling out the abortion industry with billboards.

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Apr 04, 2020
4.3.20 Culture Friday, World on Fire, and teachers on parade

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Nick Eicher talk to Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, about the growing conflict between public health and religious liberty; Megan Basham reviews World on Fire, a new PBS Masterpiece series set in World War II; Kim Henderson updates the story of a couple finishing well; and Myrna Brown joins a parade of teachers taking to the streets to encourage their students during a difficult time. Plus: a toilet paper conflagration, and the Friday morning news.

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Apr 03, 2020
4.2.20 Healthcare on the COVID-19 frontlines, and seniors in lockdown

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how quarantine isolation is affecting the elderly and their loved ones; Anna Johansen talks to healthcare providers about working on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19; Les Sillars explains why the coronavirus has created especially difficult ethical challenges for Christian doctors in Canada. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, Doc donut, and the Thursday morning news.

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Apr 02, 2020
4.1.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and homeschool tips

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to former U.S. Attorney David Iglesias about the extent and limits of governmental power during a public health crisis; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and veteran homeschooler Emily Whitten offers some tips for families struggling to get a handle on teaching at home. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, face-magnet experiment gone wrong, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Apr 01, 2020
3.31.20 Restaurant survival, and home office homeschool

Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court ruling on shipping safety; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how COVID-19 is affecting the restaurant industry; Jenny Lind Schmitt meets sewers helping to make up for the shortage of protective gear for healthcare workers; and Bonnie Pritchett finds out how hard it is to juggle working and home education. Plus: a preview of this week’s new episode of The Olasky Interview, commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, a high school hero, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Mar 31, 2020
3.30.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details Supreme Court oral arguments in a case about a man who says he will be tortured if he is deported; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about another topsy turvy week on Wall Street; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts significant events from the past. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, and the Monday morning news.

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Mar 30, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 2: Arthur Brooks

Arthur Brooks is an author, speaker, and former president of the American Enterprise Institute. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and Arthur Brooks discuss the source of true happiness, how to best help struggling single moms, and how the welfare system is hurting more than helping.

For the next nine weeks you'll be hearing The Olasky Interview on The World and Everything in It on Saturdays. Episodes 1 and 2 are available this week.

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Mar 28, 2020
The Olasky Interview, Episode 1: John Piper

John Piper is a conference speaker, author of more than 50 books, and the retired pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis. On this episode of The Olasky Interview, Marvin Olasky and John Piper discuss his tenure as a pastor and what the term “Christian hedonism” means.

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Mar 28, 2020
3.27.20 Culture Friday, The Pilgrim’s Progress, and Listener Feedback

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Mary Reichard talk to John Stonestreet about businesses that claim to be essential to stay open during the coronavirus crisis; Megan reviews last year’s animated version of The Pilgrim’s Progress, available to stream free just in time for Easter; and we share some of the Listener Feedback you’ve sent in over the last month. Plus: a balcony marathon, and the Friday morning news.

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Mar 27, 2020
3.26.20 Challenges for christian schools, and life in a Leprosarium

Katie Gaultney reports on the unique challenges Christian schools face during coronavirus shutdowns; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how prolonged learning at home could affect the education system even into the next few years; Anna Johansen gets tips from a big family of homeschoolers on how to deal with quarantine-induced togetherness; and Kim Henderson visits a Leprosarium in coastal Louisiana to find out what life was like for people who once suffered from a different kind of disease. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, delivery on the toilet paper aisle, and the Thursday morning news.

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Mar 26, 2020
3.25.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and the three-pointer

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Stan Veuger about the pros and cons of the federal government’s coronavirus stimulus package; WORLD Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports international news on World Tour; and Maria Baer visits a basketball practice in Columbus, Ohio, to find out how the three-point shot came to dominate the sport at all levels. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, calling the plays of life, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Mar 25, 2020
3.24.20 Ranchers react to the border wall, and a wedding delayed

Mary Reichard reports on four Supreme Court opinions; Sarah Schweinsberg talks to ranchers in Arizona about illegal immigration and the southern border wall; Bethany Christian Services CEO Chris Palusky explains why COVID-19 is disrupting international adoptions; and Katie Gaultney talks to a couple faced with cancelling their wedding due to social distancing mandates. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, singing in the streets of Spain, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Mar 24, 2020
3.23.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard unpacks oral arguments in a Supreme Court case involving presidential authority; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the U.S. economic crisis; and on History Book, Paul Butler recalls significant dates from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news.

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Mar 23, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 12: Watered Gardens

Anna Johansen and Charissa Koh visit the winner of WORLD’s 2019 Hope Award. Watered Gardens is one ministry working to help the homeless of Missouri get back on their feet and find true hope for the future.

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Mar 21, 2020
3.20.20 Culture Friday, Emma, and Rachel Green Taylor

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Megan Basham talk to John Stonestreet about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting culture; Megan reviews the new film adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma; and Myrna Brown profiles well-known worship leader Keith Green's daughter. Plus: commentary from Katie Gaultney, celebrating an anniversary in quarantine, and the Friday morning news.

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Mar 20, 2020
3.19.20 Building the border wall, and coronavirus contingency plans

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on border wall construction progress in southern Arizona; Megan Basham talks to WORLD deputy editor Michael Reneau about what Christian colleges and churches are doing in response to the coronavirus; and Bonnie Pritchett reports on what happened when Houston canceled the country’s largest stockshow and rodeo last week. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, a street corner toilet paper exchange, and the Thursday morning news.

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Mar 19, 2020
Thursday morning news - March 19, 2020

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on border wall construction progress in southern Arizona; Megan Basham talks to WORLD deputy editor Michael Reneau about what Christian colleges and churches are doing in response to the coronavirus; and Bonnie Pritchett reports on what happened when Houston canceled the country’s largest stockshow and rodeo last week. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, a street corner toilet paper exchange, and the Thursday morning news.

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Mar 19, 2020
3.18.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and quarantined kids

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to WORLD’s Mindy Belz about the international response to COVID-19; Nick Eicher and Megan Basham report on other international news in World Tour; and Emily Whitten offers some suggestions for keeping kids busy and entertained during coronavirus quarantines. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, penguins on the loose, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Mar 18, 2020
3.17.20 States of emergency, and social distancing

Paul Butler reports on "States of Emergency" handling the coronavirus crisis; Mary Reichard talks to Dr. Charles Horton about social distancing; and Sarah Schweinsberg, Emily Belz, and Leigh Jones recount how the coronavirus affected their recent travel experiences. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, a toilet paper arcade, and the Tuesday morning news.

Mar 17, 2020
3.16.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and a live event update
On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details the oral arguments in Supreme Court cases involving immigration, fraud, and terrorism; on Moneybeat, Nick Eicher unpacks the latest economic news; and financial analyst David Bahnsen explains what’s driving investor panic on Wall Street. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, cancelling the live event, and the Monday morning news.

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Mar 16, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 11: Epilogue

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Housing First. Community First. Jesus First. Every organization has a different standard of success that shapes the way they combat homelessness. In this epilogue, Marvin Olasky takes a deeper look at the ministries we’ve visited so far, and offers insight on what works and what doesn’t.

Mar 14, 2020
3.13.20 Culture Friday, and I Am Patrick

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and John Stonestreet discuss how Christians should respond to an increasingly crass culture; and Megan Basham reviews a film exploring the history of Saint Patrick. Plus: Word Play with George Grant, a fence jumping fugitive, and the Friday morning news.

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Mar 13, 2020
3.12.20 Evangelicals in Brazil, and studying leprosy

Laura Edghill reports on the problem of access to higher education in rural states; Jill Nelson reports on the way evangelical Christians are making a difference in traditionally Catholic Brazil; and Kim Henderson visits with scientists studying leprosy. Plus: a preview of Listening In, commentary from Cal Thomas, punching a shark, and the Thursday morning news.

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Mar 12, 2020
3.11.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher and John Tyler discuss the ongoing debate over the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere covers international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg learns how a Snow Safety Team in northern Utah keep skiers safe. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, roadside dating, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Mar 11, 2020
3.10.20 Life in coronavirus central, and living with dementia

Jenny Lind Schmitt describes what life is like in Seattle amid a coronavirus outbreak, Sarah Schweinsberg reports on non-medical treatments for dementia patients; and Marvin Olasky interviews international strategist George Friedman. Plus: commentary from J.C. Derrick, Beatlemania, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Mar 10, 2020
3.9.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral argument in the biggest abortion case of the Supreme Court term; on Moneybeat, Nick Eicher reports on another market swoon; and on History Book, Paul Butler recalls significant dates from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, Santa Fe spelling, and the Monday morning news.

Mar 09, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 10: Community First Village

Just outside Austin city limits, hundreds of tiny homes and RV sites are scattered over 51-acres. The Community First Village is home to many formerly chronic homeless men and women. On the surface, it may look like just another housing initiative, but here, relationships transform simple houses into something much more significant. Anna Johansen and Charissa Koh visit with Alan Graham, the village founder.

Mar 07, 2020
3.6.20 Culture Friday, Onward, and I Still Believe

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Nick Eicher talk to Owen Strachan about polyamory and the Billy Graham Rule; Megan reviews the new Pixar animated film Onward and the latest Christian biopic I Still Believe; and on Ask the Editor, Marvin Olasky answers your questions about WORLD’s unique brand of journalism. Plus: high wire praises, and the Friday morning news.

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Mar 06, 2020
3.5.20 LGBT lessons in public school, and Kickstarter’s union activism

Anna Johansen reports on the push to normalize the LGBTQ lifestyle through public school lessons in history, literature, and even math; Mary Reichard talks to professor Sarah Randow about the effort to bring unions to the tech industry; Paul Butler profiles a Christian artist who creates iconic posters for the U.S. National Park Service, and Warren Smith talks to Sanctus Real co-founder Matt Hammitt on this week’s Listening In preview. Plus: commentary from Jamie Dean, a cheesy competition, and the Thursday morning news.

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Mar 05, 2020
3.4.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Jamie Dean about Super Tuesday and the battle between moderates and more left-leaning Democrats; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Myrna Brown tells the story of one holocaust survivor’s spiritual legacy. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a downpayment on financial forgiveness, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Mar 04, 2020
3.3.20 Supreme Court rulings, and coronavirus preparations

Mary Reichard details seven Supreme Court decisions; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the coronavirus crisis and the readiness of U.S. health systems to address it; and Emily Whitten recommends a reading selection about prayer on the Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, racing with pancakes, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Mar 03, 2020
3.2.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard covers a Supreme Court case that pits environmentalists against a natural gas pipeline under the Appalachian Trail; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to economist David Bahnsen about the stock market’s coronavirus correction; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts significant events from the past. Plus: a buzz-worthy eviction, and the Monday morning news.

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Mar 02, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 9: Housing First

Downtown Austin. Anna Johansen, Charissa Koh, and Marvin Olasky visit two agencies fighting homelessness on the front lines. One agency focuses on short-term emergency shelter; the other on long-term housing. Both organizations are working to get people off the street. But should that be the primary standard of success?

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Feb 29, 2020
2.28.20 Culture Friday, For Life, and Listener Feedback

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Nick Eicher talk to John Stonestreet about two Christian ‘intertainers’ who recently announced they’re leaving the faith; Megan reviews the new ABC television series For Life; and on Listener Feedback, you have your say on stories you heard on the program in the last month. Plus: a mass mailing glitch, and the Friday morning news.

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Feb 28, 2020
2.27.20 Faith at work, homeschool laws, and The Olasky Interview

Megan Basham talks to HSLDA president Mike Smith about legislation his organization's tracking this year; Katie Gaultney reports on the increasing interest in chaplain programs in corporate America; and on The Olasky Interview, WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky interviews National Right to Life Committee president Carol Tobias. Plus: Commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of Listening In, muting Mumbai’s incessant honkers, and the Thursday morning news.

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Feb 27, 2020
2.26.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher and Megan Basham talk to Thomas Miller from the American Enterprise Institute about the bipartisan effort to end surprise medical billing; Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on international news on World Tour; and Paul Butler visits the Southern border to find out how pastors are ministering in a dangerous place. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, the shot of a lifetime, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Feb 26, 2020
2.25.20 Dating during election season, and polygamy in Utah

Megan Basham talks to WORLD’s Harvest Prude about how America’s political divisiveness has affected dating and relationships; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the effort to decriminalize polygamy in Utah; and on our occassional series Notable Speeches Past and Present, Senator Josh Hawley talks about the future of the tech industry. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, a miraculous fall, and the Tuesday morning news.

Feb 25, 2020
2.24.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a case involving arbitration between international companies; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher reports on the latest economic news; and Paul Butler recalls significant dates from the past on History Book. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, fiddling through surgery, and the Monday morning news.

Feb 24, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 8: Sunrise

In the midst of political wrangling, thousands of small non-profits keep working to fight poverty and homelessness across the country. But what does that look like at ground level? Anna Johansen takes a closer look at the homeless communities of south Austin and talks with pastor Mark Hilbelink about how Sunrise Community Church became a sought after social service agency.

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Feb 22, 2020
2.21.20 Culture Friday, Call of the Wild, and Word Play
On Culture Friday, Megan Basham talks to John Stonestreet about recent debates over the value of the traditional family model; Megan also reviews the new film adaptation of the Jack London classic, The Call of the Wild; and George Grant ferrets out some dictionary fakery on Word Play. Plus: an on-duty date night, and the Friday morning news.

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Feb 21, 2020
2.20.20 International adoptions and cowboy traditions

Anna Johansen reports on Bethany Christian Services’ recent decision to stop facilitating international adoptions; Mary Reichard talks to Steve West about a case involving immigration activists hailed as a win for religious liberty; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits a ranch in Arizona to learn why a father is so determined to teach cowboy traditions to his children. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a knockoff becomes a masterpiece, and the Thursday morning news.

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Feb 20, 2020
2.19.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, Jamie Dean reports on President Trump’s small but growing appeal among some African American voters; Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on international news on World Tour; and Paul Butler remembers the contributions of education pioneer Betsey Stockton. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, a taxi-driving hero, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Feb 19, 2020
2.18.20 Child poverty, online privacy, and The Olasky Interview

Mary Reichard talks to Jason Thacker about using photos posted online to build a database of criminal suspects for police; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the shrinking rate of child poverty; and Marvin Olasky interviews economist Vito Tanzi. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, hockey sticks in short supply, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Feb 18, 2020
2.17.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a case about repeat offenders before the Supreme Court; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher reports on the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler remembers significant incidents from the past. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, animals helping animals, and the Monday morning news.

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Feb 17, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 7: Compassionate Conservatism

In 1999, George W. Bush launched his presidential campaign as a Compassionate Conservative. Many of the policies he advocated came straight out of the playbook of 19th century poverty fighters. Soon, compassion tactics from 200 years ago were shaping national politics... and drawing criticism from all sides. This episode is about 19th century compassion versus D.C. politics.

 

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Feb 15, 2020
2.14.20 Culture Friday, Created Equal, and Matt Redman

Newlyweds quarantined on board the Diamond Princess talk about their memorable first Valentine’s Day as a married couple; on Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Nick Eicher talk to Trevin Wax about the Church of England’s affirmation for Biblical marriage; Megan reviews Created Equal, the new documentary about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas; and Myrna Brown talks to worship leader Matt Redman about why he first started writing praise music. Plus: one brave reporter, and the Friday morning news.

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Feb 14, 2020
2.13.20 Curtailing China’s influence, and a life-long love story

Jill Nelson reports on Beijing’s attempt to spread Chinese propaganda at U.S. universities through Confucius Institutes; Mary Reichard talkst to WORLD’s June Cheng about how churches in China are ministering during the coronavirus outbreak; Kim Henderson tells the love story of a couple celebrating what will probably be their last Valentine’s Day together; and Warren Smith talks to Michael Youssef on this week’s preview of Listening In. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, a corn field proposal, and the Thursday morning news.

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Feb 13, 2020
2.12.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, Megan Basham talks to Cedarville University professor Mark Caleb Smith about political fundraising and campaign spending in the 2020 election; Africa correspondent Onize Ohikere reports on international news in World Tour; and Myrna Brown spends a morning with a woman who ministers to dementia patients with comfort food. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, ticketed for talking and riding, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Feb 12, 2020
2.11.20 School choice, ethanol waivers, and transgender regret

Mary Reichard talks to American Federation for Children president John Schilling about President Trump’s school choice proposal; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on why farmers are frustrated by the Trump administration’s ethanol waivers to oil companies; and Walt Heyer explains the danger of slapping a transgender label on a mixture of mental health problems. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a piece of history in an unexpected place, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Feb 11, 2020
2.10.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details the oral arguments in a patent dispute at the Supreme Court about snaps; Nick Eicher reports on encouraging economic news on the Monday Moneybeat; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts the start of the Negro National Baseball League. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, a bat tornado, and the Monday morning news.

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Feb 10, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 6: Finding a Niche

From the team that brings you The World and Everything in It: Effective Compassion is a new podcast exploring American poverty-fighting. WORLD journalist Anna Johansen reports on what’s really working in the fight against poverty and how thinking biblically aids in the restoration of human dignity. Hosted by WORLD Radio features editor Paul Butler, this program is made for people who want to elicit real change because they know true hope. Effective Compassion is a production of WORLD. Learn more at wng.org.

Feb 08, 2020
2.7.20 Culture Friday, Still Mine, and Ask the Editor

On Culture Friday, Mary Reichard and Megan Basham talk to Trevin Wax about the Super Bowl halftime show; Megan reviews Still Mine, a film about lifelong love that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day viewing; and Marvin Olasky answers listener questions on Ask the Editor. Plus: a Florida brewery reunited a woman with her long-lost dog, and the Friday morning news.

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Feb 07, 2020
2.6.20 Curtailing conservative judges, and loving kids in crisis

Anna Johansen reports on a fight over church property in Eastern Europe; Katie Gaultney explains what’s behind an effort to prevent federal judges from belonging to one of the most influential, conservative legal groups in the country; and Kim Henderson meets a children’s home director who’s worked to share Christ’s love with families in crisis for 30 years. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, Perdita gets a new home, and the Thursday morning news.

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Feb 06, 2020
2.5.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to WORLD’s Jamie Dean about fallout from the Iowa caucuses debacle and her recent cover story on Pete Buttigieg; Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on international news in World Tour; and Sarah Schweinsberg meets a former Christian school janitor with a unique talent. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, a puzzle of a picture, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Feb 05, 2020
2.4.20 Equal Rights fight, and coronavirus containment

Mary Reichard talks to Dr. Charles Horton about efforts to contain the coronavirus; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the latest developments in the push to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution; and Emily Whitten recommends The Life of Josiah Henson for the Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, a very valuable watch, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Feb 04, 2020
2.3.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard unpacks the oral arguments in the most significant religious liberty case of this Supreme Court term, the challenge to Montana’s Blaine Amendment; Nick Eicher reports on the latest economic news on the Monday Moneybeat; and on History Book, Paul Butler remembers significant happenings from the past. Plus: commentary from Andrée Seu Peterson, Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction, and the Monday morning news.

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Feb 03, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 5: Newt and Company

From the team that brings you The World and Everything in It: Effective Compassion is a new podcast exploring American poverty-fighting. WORLD journalist Anna Johansen reports on what’s really working in the fight against poverty and how thinking biblically aids in the restoration of human dignity. Hosted by WORLD Radio features editor Paul Butler, this program is made for people who want to elicit real change because they know true hope. Effective Compassion is a production of WORLD. Learn more at wng.org.

 

Feb 01, 2020
1.30.20 Culture Friday, critical race theory, and By What Standard?

On Culture Friday, Megan Bahsam reviews a new documentary about critical race theory in the Southern Baptist Convention; then she and Nick Eicher talk to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president Al Mohler about the controversy. Plus: your listener feedback, discovering Wolftopia, and the Friday morning news.

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Jan 31, 2020
1.31.20 Culture Friday, critical race theory, and By What Standard?

On Culture Friday, Megan Bahsam reviews a new documentary about critical race theory in the Southern Baptist Convention; then she and Nick Eicher talk to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president Al Mohler about the controversy. Plus: your listener feedback, discovering Wolftopia, and the Friday morning news.

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Jan 31, 2020
1.30.20 Water-saving fixtures and March for Life signs

Katie Gaultney explains why consumers (including President Trump) are so unhappy with household appliances and fixtures designed to save water; Jenny Lind Schmitt reports on an effort to change laws on prostitution in the Netherlands; and people holding signs at the 2020 March for Life explain their creative messages. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, a skeletal commuter, and the Thursday morning news.

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Jan 30, 2020
1.29.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Kyle Kondik about the possibility of hearing from new witnesses in President Trump’s impeachment trial; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Kyle Ziemnick meets a refugee turned entrepreneur who now owns a chain of popular pizzerias in Virginia. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, the world’s worst cat, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jan 29, 2020
1.28.20 International trade disputes, and prayer on campus

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how vacancies at the World Trade Organization Appellate Court could help force much-needed changes to the global governing body; Mary Reichard talks to Steve West about President Trump’s new executive order protections for religious liberty; and we’ll hear a notable speech from pastor James Forsyth about the pitfalls of putting faith in politics. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, a workout lock-in, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Jan 28, 2020
1.27.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments at the Supreme Court in a case involving age discrimation; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher unpacks the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler remembers significant events from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, testing impeachment knowledge on Jeopardy, and the Monday morning news.

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Jan 27, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 4: From Gnosis to Epignosis

From the team that brings you The World and Everything in It: Effective Compassion is a new podcast exploring American poverty-fighting. WORLD journalist Anna Johansen reports on what’s really working in the fight against poverty and how thinking biblically aids in the restoration of human dignity. Hosted by WORLD Radio features editor Paul Butler, this program is made for people who want to elicit real change because they know true hope. Effective Compassion is a production of WORLD. Learn more at wng.org.

Jan 25, 2020
1.24.20 Culture Friday, Bluey, and Word Play

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Nick Eicher talk to John Stonestreet about the latest example of media bias against Christians; Megan reviews Bluey, a new kids show from Disney with a surprisingly traditional take on family life; and on Word Play, George Grant considers Merriam-Webster’s 2019 word of the year. Plus: naming the new Mars rover, and the Friday morning news.

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Jan 24, 2020
1.23.20 Forgiving medical debt, and redeeming sin-filled buildings

Anna Johansen visits a church in Illinois that is raising money to pay off medical debt for struggling families; Mary Reichard covers the latest on the discrimination case against Christian bakery owners in Oregon; and Maria Baer reports on one man’s effort to redeem property once used for sinful exploits in Toledo, Ohio. Plus: a preview of this week’s Listening In, a money-saving navigation error, and the Thursday morning news.

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Jan 23, 2020
1.22.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Henry Olsen about the first day of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial; on World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Les Sillars tells the story of a baby born alive after an abortion. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, a mountain of tires, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jan 22, 2020
1.21.20 Refugee resettlement, and school security

Sarah Schweinsburg reports on the different approaches to refugee resettlement taken by reliably Republican states; Laura Edghill reports on the increasing use of facial recognition software in school security systems; and Michelle Schlavin visits the only sealing wax plant left in the United States. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, a surprise resale shop find, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Jan 21, 2020
1.20.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details a case involving a big traffic jam and federal property fraud; on Moneybeat, Nick Eicher breaks down the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts important dates from the past. Plus: a notable speech from Martin Luther King Jr., retiring at 102, and the Monday morning news.

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Jan 20, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 3: From the Stacks to the Streets

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From the team that brings you The World and Everything in It: Effective Compassion is a new podcast exploring American poverty-fighting. WORLD journalist Anna Johansen reports on what’s really working in the fight against poverty and how thinking biblically aids in the restoration of human dignity. Hosted by WORLD Radio features editor Paul Butler, this program is made for people who want to elicit real change because they know true hope. Effective Compassion is a production of WORLD. Learn more at wng.org.

Jan 18, 2020
1.17.20 Culture Friday and Dolittle

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Megan Basham talks to Southern Baptist Convention president J.D. Greear about the controversy he sparked when he suggested Christians should practice “pronoun hospitality”; Megan Basham reviews Dolittle; and Myrna Brown tells the touching pro-life story behind Selah’s song “I Will Carry You”. Plus: Cheetle and the Friday morning news.

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Jan 17, 2020
1.16.20 Global persecution, and sharing the gospel at Disney

Jill Nelson reports on why U.S. troops could soon be leaving Africa despite an increase in jihadist vilence; Megan Basham talks to Open Doors CEO David Curry about the 2020 World Watch List of Christian persecution; Sarah Schweinsberg visits a church in Florida ministering to Disney cast members; and Warren Smith interviews Josh Bales on this week’s Listening In preview. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a woodland prankster, and the Thursday morning news.

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Jan 16, 2020
1.15.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Mindy Belz about how the crisis in Iran is reshaping U.S. policy in the MIddle East; on World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on other international news; and Myrna Brown visits a Georgia doctor doing international medical missions in his backyard. Plus: two rulings from the Supreme Court, commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, the Grandpa Express, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jan 15, 2020
1.14.20 Dividing the UMC, and paid family leave

Mary Reichard talks to Mark Tooley about the proposal to split the United Methodist Church into separate liberal and conservative denominations; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the debate over how to give employees access to paid family leave; and J.C. Derrick talks to scientist Michael Behe about how discoveries in the field of genetics undercut conventional evolutionary theory. Plus: commentary from Andrée Seu Peterson, a toilet paper pyramid, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Jan 14, 2020
1.13.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details a dispute over who’s responsible for cleaning up industrial pollution on private land; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher reports on a perfect decade of jobs growth; and on History Book, Paul Butler notes important dates from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, hitting the twin lottery, and the Monday morning news.

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Jan 13, 2020
Effective Compassion, Episode 2: Homer and HOBO

From the team that brings you The World and Everything in It: Effective Compassion is a new podcast exploring American poverty-fighting. WORLD journalist Anna Johansen reports on what’s really working in the fight against poverty and how thinking biblically aids in the restoration of human dignity. Hosted by WORLD Radio features editor Paul Butler, this program is made for people who want to elicit real change because they know true hope. Effective Compassion is a production of WORLD. Learn more at wng.org.

Jan 11, 2020
1.10.20 Culture Friday, and a review of 1917

On Culture Friday, Mary Reichard and Megan Basham talk to Kyle Mann, editor in chief of The Babylon Bee, about boundaries for comedy and satire; Mary Reichard talks to Daniel Cox about his new research on the reasons fewer young people are going to church; and Megan Basham reviews the new war film, 1917. Plus: Marvin Olaksy answers your questions about WORLD’s editorial decisions, an unusual cataract surgery, and the Friday morning news.

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Jan 10, 2020
1.9.20 Venezuelans in Peru and new online privacy rules

Sarah Schweinsberg visits Peru to learn about what life is like for Venezuelans trying to escape oppression back home; Mary Reichard talks to Jason Thacker about California’s new regulations for online privacy; and Michelle Schlavin visits a home that once offered refuge to people traveling the Underground Railroad. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, flying taxis, and the Thursday morning news.

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Jan 09, 2020
1.8.20 Washington Wednesday and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, managing editor J.C. Derrick talks to former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats about his time in the Trump administration; in World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Bonnie Pritchett visits a small town in rural Louisiana recovering from a flood. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, Let me out!, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jan 08, 2020
1.7.20 Iran’s internal witch hunt, and rethinking organ donation

Marvin Olasky talks to George Friedman about the death of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and what it might mean for U.S. policy in the Middle East; Anna Johansen reports on changes U.S. lawmakers want to make to the nation’s organ donation system; and Emily Whitten makes her first Classic Book recommendation of the new year. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, a tumbleweed storm, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Jan 07, 2020
1.6.20 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
In Legal Docket, Mary Reichard unpacks the oral arguments in the latest Supreme Court case involving Obamacare; in the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher details the latest economic news; and in History Book, Paul Butler remembers important dates from the past. Plus: commentary from Megan Basham, proposal photos gone wrong, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

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Jan 06, 2020
1.3.20 Culture Friday and The Aeronauts
On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and John Stonestreet talk about church security amid recent attacks on religious gatherings; and Megan Basham reviews The Aeronauts. Plus: music to celebrate the coming of Epiphany, a hospice baptism, and the Friday morning news.

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Jan 03, 2020
1.2.20 Prison reform in Oklahoma and Bible reading resolutions

Anna Johansen reports on criminal justice reform efforts in Oklahoma that are setting prisoners free; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the shortage of truck drivers; and Jenny Rough explores why it can be so hard to keep those Bible reading resolutions. Plus: a preview of Listening In, commentary from Cal Thomas, porch piracy, and the Thursday morning news.

Jan 02, 2020
1.1.20 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour

On Washington Wednesday, J.C. Derrick talks to Senator James Lankford about his annual Federal Fumbles report; in World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Kim Henderson meets a woman ministering to children in Vietnam through physical therapy. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, a precious package, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Jan 01, 2020
12.31.19 Translating the Bible, and The Olasky Interview

Nick Eicher and Mary Reichard give an update on WORLD’s December giving drive; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on efforts to translate the Bible into every language in the world; and Marvin Olasky interviews former U.S. Inspector General Brian Miller on The Olasky Interview. Plus, Les Sillars comments on the closing of the Newseum, a live-action Christmas ornament, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Dec 31, 2019
12.30.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book

Mary Reichard details an international custody dispute before the Supreme Court on this week's Legal Docket; Nick Eicher explains what’s keeping the economy humming along on the Monday Moneybeat; and Paul Butler covers important dates from the past on this week’s History Book. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, an illegal snowball fight, and the Monday morning news.

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Dec 30, 2019
12.27.19 Culture Friday and Little Women

Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and John Stonestreet discuss the most significant cultural stories of 2019; Megan Basham reviews Little Women; and Johnny Franklin and Carl Peetz share some of the funniest outtakes from WORLD Radio recording sessions. Plus: a bushy-tailed Christmas visitor, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Dec 27, 2019
12.26.19 Notable deaths, and listener Christmas memories

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on notable people from film, television, and stage who died in 2019; and you share some of your Christmas memories. Plus: a Christmas hymn from the Wheaton College Concert Choir, an extravagant Christmas tip, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Dec 26, 2019
12.25.19 Christmas memories from WORLD Radio staff

WORLD Radio staffers share some reflections on Christmas; and you share some of your Christmas memories. Plus: a Christmas hymn from the Moody Bible Institute choirs, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Dec 25, 2019
12.24.19 Notable deaths, and listener Christmas memories

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on notable people from religion, music, and sports who died in 2019; and you share some of your Christmas memories. Plus: a Christmas hymn from the Baylor University Choirs, no banana-buyers remorse, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Dec 24, 2019
12.23.19 Notable deaths, listener memories, and Word Play

Katie Gaultney reports on notable people from politics and business who died in 2019; you share some of your Christmas memories, and George Grant explains the Christian foundation of the word holiday on this month's Word Play. Plus: a Christmas hymn from the Master's University Chorale, trading with Wakanda, and the Monday morning news.

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Dec 23, 2019
Preview: Effective Compassion

From the team that brings you The World and Everything in It: Effective Compassion is a new podcast exploring American poverty-fighting. WORLD journalist Anna Johansen reports on what’s really working in the fight against poverty and how thinking biblically aids in the restoration of human dignity. Hosted by WORLD Radio features editor Paul Butler, this program is made for people who want to elicit real change because they know true hope. Effective Compassion is a production of WORLD. Learn more at wng.org.

Dec 21, 2019
12.20.19 Culture Friday and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and Trevin Wax discuss the outrage over Hallmark’s response to an ad featuring a same-sex wedding on Culture Friday; Megan Basham reviews Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker; and your listener feedback. Plus: Myrna Brown brings us the last of our special reports on the music of Advent, baking cookies for a good cause, and the Friday morning news.

Dec 20, 2019
Coming soon: Effective Compassion, Season 1

Introducing Effective Compassion, an investigation into American poverty-fighting. WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky joins journalist Anna Johansen to report on what’s really working in the fight against poverty and how thinking biblically aids in the restoration of human dignity. Hosted by WORLD Radio features editor Paul Butler, this program is made for people who want to elicit real change because they know true hope. Effective Compassion is a production of listener-supported WORLD Radio. Learn more at wng.org.

Dec 19, 2019
12.19.19 Child abuse in Texas and revolution in Romania

 

Katie Gaultney reports on the uproar over children taken from Texas parents over suspicions of child abuse; Mary Reichard talks to Jason Thacker about political ads on social media; Jenny Lind Schmitt meets a woman who lived through the Romanian Revolution 30 years ago this month; and Paul Butler previews the newest WORLD podcast, Effective Compassion. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, motivation to quit smoking, and the Thursday morning news.

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Dec 19, 2019
12.18.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour

J.C. Derrick talks to Mark Strand about what to expect as the impeachment hearing moves to the Senate; Mindy Belz reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits the site of a former Japanese internment camp with two brothers sent there during World War II. Plus: commentary from Andrée Seu Peterson, petrified fruitcake, and the Wednesday morning news.

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Dec 18, 2019
12.17.19 Pro-life birth control, and Brexit
Mary Reichard details Supreme Court decisions on debt collection and attorney’s fees; Anna Johansen reports on why some pro-life pregnancy clinics are starting to offer contraceptives; professor Glen Duerr explains last week’s election in the U.K. and what it means for Brexit; and Jill Nelson tells a modern-day prodigal son story. Plus, commentary from Les Sillars, dating for ducks, and the Tuesday morning news.

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Dec 17, 2019
12.16.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case about who is liable for oil spill cleanup costs on this week's Legal Docket; Nick Eicher unpacks the armistice in the U.S.-China trade war on the Monday Moneybeat; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell.

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Dec 16, 2019
12.13.19 Culture Friday and Richard Jewell

 

Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and John Stonestreet discuss the reasons why so many Christian groups don’t support the Fairness for All Act; and Megan Basham reviews Richard Jewell. Plus: Myrna Brown brings us the third of four special reports on the music of Advent.

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Dec 13, 2019
12.12.19 Indian child welfare and living room concerts

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a court case that could change the way federal law handles child welfare cases involving Native American families; Mary Reichard talks to professor Robert Lloyd about Argentina’s new president; and Bonnie Pritchett attends a unique concert held in a Houston-area home. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas.

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Dec 12, 2019
12.11.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour

Nick Eicher and Paul McNulty talk about the effort to impeach President Trump and how it compares to previous impeachment hearings; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Kim Henderson meets a young widow learning to find joy amid loss this Christmas season. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney.

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Dec 11, 2019
12.10.19 Digital life after death and two Calvins

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the Fairness for All Act; Mary Reichard talks to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education about the state of free speech on college campuses; and Anna Johansen meets two men who met after World War II and became unlikely, life-long friends. Plus, commentary from J.C. Derrick.

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Dec 10, 2019
12.10.19 Fairness for All, and campus free speech

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the Fairness for All Act; Mary Reichard talks to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education about the state of free speech on college campuses; and Anna Johansen meets two men who met after World War II and became unlikely, life-long friends. Plus, commentary from J.C. Derrick.

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Dec 10, 2019
12.9.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book

Mary Reichard details the biggest Second Amendment case of this year’s Supreme Court term; Nick Eicher unpacks the latest economic news; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson.

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Dec 09, 2019
12.6.19 Culture Friday and The Mandalorian

Mary Reichard, Megan Basham, and John Stonestreet discuss expressions of faith on the presidential campaign trail; Megan Basham reviews The Mandalorian, and editor in chief Marvin Olasky answers your questions. Plus: Myrna Brown brings us the second of four special reports on the music of Advent. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Dec 06, 2019
12.5.19 Personal loans and letters from World War II

Maria Baer reports on the popular trend of exempting feminine hygiene products from state sales tax; Katie Gaultney and Mary Reichard talk about the increase in personal loan debt; and Susan Olasky tells the story of a young soldier stationed in Hawaii at the start of World War II. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Dec 05, 2019
12.4.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour

Nick Eicher and Mindy Belz talk about Turkey’s continued assaults in Syria and how that’s affecting the NATO summit in London; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and John Vence meets a college basketball coach who left a lucrative law career to return to his first love. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Dec 04, 2019
12.3.19 Digital life after death and two Calvins

Mary Reichard talks to attorney Peter Breen about what’s next for pro-life activist David Daleiden after his loss to Planned Parenthood in a California court; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on what happens to our digital assets when we die; and Emily Whitten makes her Classic Book of the Month recommendation. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Dec 03, 2019
12.2.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book

Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving copyright infringement; Nick Eicher unpacks the latest economic news; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Dec 02, 2019
11.29.19 Culture Friday and sounds of Advent

Nick Eicher, Megan Basham and John Stonestreet discuss how social media companies are redefining free speech; and Megan Basham reviews Ford v Ferrari. Plus: Myrna Brown brings us the first of four special reports on the music of Advent.

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Nov 29, 2019
11.28.19 Curing Cystic Fibrosis and Thanksgiving traditions

Anna Johansen reports on a new drug making drastic improvements in the quality of life for people with Cystic Fibrosis; and Paul Butler details some historic presidential Thanksgiving traditions. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Les Sillars.

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Nov 28, 2019
11.27.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour

Nick Eicher and economist Derek Scissors discuss what’s next for the seemingly stalled U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg discovers how Florida churches are ministering to immigrants from Puerto Rico. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney.

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Nov 27, 2019
11.26.19 Forever families and the ‘slave’ Bible

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a positive trend in the foster care system—more children finding forever homes; Mary Reichard talks to WORLD’s Michael Reneau about a Christian addiction treatment program facing temptation to give up the gospel; and Jenny Rough visits a Washington, D.C., museum with a copy of a rare Bible. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas.

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Nov 26, 2019
11.25.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book

Mary Reichard details an emotional case before Supreme Court; Nick Eicher unpacks the latest economic news; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson.

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Nov 25, 2019
11.22.19 Culture Friday and Frozen 2, live from Nashville!

Nick Eicher, Mary Reichard, Megan Basham, Trillia Newbell, and Daniel Darling discuss Chick-fil-A’s decision to stop funding Christian ministries; and Megan Basham reviews Frozen 2. Plus: George Grant explains the origins of the most common brand names we now use as generic product descriptions.

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Nov 22, 2019
11.21.19 Fighting in Syria and the 2019 Daniel of the Year

Anna Johansen and Mary Reichard talk about the latest report card on the U.S. education system; Jill Nelson reports on the tangled web of competing interests vying for influence in Syria; and Jamie Dean introduces WORLD’s Daniel of the Year. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas.

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Nov 21, 2019
11.20.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour

Nick Eicher and Henry Olsen discuss the latest developments in the effort to impeach President Trump; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Anna Johansen discovers how the Czech Republic’s small Christian community is slowly growing. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz.

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Nov 20, 2019
11.19.19 Boys in crisis and saving marriages in Florida

Mary Reichard talks to Professor Anthony Bradley about increasingly dangerous behavior at college fraternities; Sarah Schweinsberg visits a Florida city that has lowered its divorce rate by marketing support to struggling couples; and Michelle Schlavin meets a young woman who chose life for her baby. Plus: commentary from Megan Basham.

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Nov 19, 2019
11.18.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book

Mary Reichard details oral arguments in the much-anticipated DACA case at the Supreme Court; Nick Eicher covers the latest economic news; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell.

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Nov 18, 2019
11.15.19 Culture Friday, and Mr. Rogers
Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and Trevin Wax discuss the factors driving down birth rates all over the world; and Megan Basham reviews the new film about Fred Rogers, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Plus: Myrna Brown profiles a Christian artist pioneering “inspirational jazz.” Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 15, 2019
11.15.19 Culture Friday, and Mr. Rogers

Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and Trevin Wax discuss the factors driving down birth rates all over the world; and Megan Basham reviews the new film about Fred Rogers, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Plus: Myrna Brown profiles a Christian artist pioneering “inspirational jazz.”

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Nov 15, 2019
11.14.19 Expensive insulin and Biblical immigraiton reform

Leigh Jones reports on the rising cost of insulin and proposals to make it more affordable; Mary Reichard talks to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary president Danny Akin about a new evangelical statement on immigration; and Hannah Harris visits an Illinois town ravaged by a tornado six years ago. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas.

 

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Nov 14, 2019
11.14.19 Expensive insulin and Biblical immigration reform
Leigh Jones reports on the rising cost of insulin and proposals to make it more affordable; Mary Reichard talks to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary president Danny Akin about a new evangelical statement on immigration; and Hannah Harris visits an Illinois town ravaged by a tornado six years ago. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas.   Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 14, 2019
11.14.19 Expensive insulin and Biblical immigration reform

Leigh Jones reports on the rising cost of insulin and proposals to make it more affordable; Mary Reichard talks to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary president Danny Akin about a new evangelical statement on immigration; and Hannah Harris visits an Illinois town ravaged by a tornado six years ago. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas.

 

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Nov 14, 2019
11.13.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
Mary Reichard and Hugh Whelchel discuss universal basic income and other economic proposals from the presidential campaign trail; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Jenny Lind Schmitt remembers the fall of the Berlin Wall. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 13, 2019
11.13.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
Mary Reichard and Hugh Whelchel discuss universal basic income and other economic proposals from the presidential campaign trail; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Jenny Lind Schmitt remembers the fall of the Berlin Wall. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney.

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Nov 13, 2019
11.12.19 Grief at the office and gratitude for veterans
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Mary Reichard talks to Christian Medical and Dental Associations CEO Mike Chupp about threats to religious liberty in healthcare; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a new trend of workplace policies for grieving employees; and Kim Henderson visits a school in Mississippi that rolls out the red carpet for veterans. Plus: commentary from J.C. Derrick. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 12, 2019
11.12.19 Grief at the office and gratitude for veterans
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Mary Reichard talks to Christian Medical and Dental Associations CEO Mike Chupp about threats to religious liberty in healthcare; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a new trend of workplace policies for grieving employees; and Kim Henderson visits a school in Mississippi that rolls out the red carpet for veterans. Plus: commentary from J.C. Derrick. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 12, 2019
11.12.19 Grief at the office and gratitude for veterans
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Mary Reichard talks to Christian Medical and Dental Associations CEO Mike Chupp about threats to religious liberty in healthcare; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a new trend of workplace policies for grieving employees; and Kim Henderson visits a school in Mississippi that rolls out the red carpet for veterans. Plus: commentary from J.C. Derrick. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 12, 2019
11.11.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
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Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving identity theft; Nick Eicher unpacks a record-breaking week on Wall Street; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 11, 2019
11.11.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving identity theft; Nick Eicher unpacks a record-breaking week on Wall Street; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 11, 2019
11.11.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving identity theft; Nick Eicher unpacks a record-breaking week on Wall Street; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 11, 2019
11.11.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
0:31:41
Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving identity theft; Nick Eicher unpacks a record-breaking week on Wall Street; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 11, 2019
11.11.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
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Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving identity theft; Nick Eicher unpacks a record-breaking week on Wall Street; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 11, 2019
11.08.19 Culture Friday, and Last Christmas
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Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet remember a law professor who converted to Christianity and became an early pioneer of intelligent design; and Megan Basham reviews a holiday-themed rom-com. Plus: your listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 08, 2019
11.08.19 Culture Friday, and Last Christmas
Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet remember a law professor who converted to Christianity and became an early pioneer of intelligent design; and Megan Basham reviews a holiday-themed rom-com. Plus: your listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 08, 2019
11.08.19 Culture Friday, and Last Christmas
Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet remember a law professor who converted to Christianity and became an early pioneer of intelligent design; and Megan Basham reviews a holiday-themed rom-com. Plus: your listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 08, 2019
11.08.19 Culture Friday, and Last Christmas
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Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet remember a law professor who converted to Christianity and became an early pioneer of intelligent design; and Megan Basham reviews a holiday-themed rom-com. Plus: your listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 08, 2019
11.08.19 Culture Friday, and Last Christmas
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Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet remember a law professor who converted to Christianity and became an early pioneer of intelligent design; and Megan Basham reviews a holiday-themed rom-com. Plus: your listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 08, 2019
11.7.19 Reforming TV ratings, and puppet theater
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Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the push to revamp the TV rating system; Steve West details a recent legal victory for pro-life sidewalk counselors in Pittsburg; and John Vence visits a really small theater in Chicago. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 07, 2019
11.7.19 Reforming TV ratings, and puppet theater
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the push to revamp the TV rating system; Steve West details a recent legal victory for pro-life sidewalk counselors in Pittsburg; and John Vence visits a really small theater in Chicago. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 07, 2019
11.7.19 Reforming TV ratings, and puppet theater
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the push to revamp the TV rating system; Steve West details a recent legal victory for pro-life sidewalk counselors in Pittsburg; and John Vence visits a really small theater in Chicago. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 07, 2019
11.7.19 Reforming TV ratings, and puppet theater
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Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the push to revamp the TV rating system; Steve West details a recent legal victory for pro-life sidewalk counselors in Pittsburg; and John Vence visits a really small theater in Chicago. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 07, 2019
11.7.19 Reforming TV ratings, and puppet theater
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Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the push to revamp the TV rating system; Steve West details a recent legal victory for pro-life sidewalk counselors in Pittsburg; and John Vence visits a really small theater in Chicago. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 07, 2019
11.6.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
Mary Reichard and Harvest Prude discuss the effort to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Marvin Olasky interviews theologian John Peckham. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 06, 2019
11.6.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
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Mary Reichard and Harvest Prude discuss the effort to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Marvin Olasky interviews theologian John Peckham. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 06, 2019
11.6.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
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Mary Reichard and Harvest Prude discuss the effort to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Marvin Olasky interviews theologian John Peckham. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 06, 2019
11.5.19 Persecution in Algeria, and preventing overdoses
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Onize Ohikere explains why Algeria is forcing churches to close; Anna Johansen talks to addiction experts about the effort to bring supervised injection sites to the United States; and Emily Whitten recommends Gilead for this month's Classic Book selection. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 05, 2019
11.5.19 Persecution in Algeria, and preventing overdoses
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Onize Ohikere explains why Algeria is forcing churches to close; Anna Johansen talks to addiction experts about the effort to bring supervised injection sites to the United States; and Emily Whitten recommends Gilead for this month's Classic Book selection. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 05, 2019
11.4.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving life sentences for minor defendants; Nick Eicher unpacks the latest jobs report; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 04, 2019
11.4.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
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Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving life sentences for minor defendants; Nick Eicher unpacks the latest jobs report; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 04, 2019
11.4.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
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Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving life sentences for minor defendants; Nick Eicher unpacks the latest jobs report; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 04, 2019
11.4.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
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Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court case involving life sentences for minor defendants; Nick Eicher unpacks the latest jobs report; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 04, 2019
11.01.19 Culture Friday, and Harriet
Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and Trevin Wax discuss Kanye West's apparent confession of faith; and Megan Basham reviews a film about a real life superhero. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 01, 2019
11.01.19 Culture Friday, and Harriet
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Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and Trevin Wax discuss Kanye West's apparent confession of faith; and Megan Basham reviews a film about a real life superhero. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 01, 2019
11.01.19 Culture Friday, and Harriet
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Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and Trevin Wax discuss Kanye West's apparent confession of faith; and Megan Basham reviews a film about a real life superhero. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Nov 01, 2019
10.31.19 On the front lines in Syria, and a champion pumpkin grower
Katie Gaultney reports from Dallas about the tornado recovery efforts there; Mary Reichard gets an update on Syria from a doctor on the front lines; and Maria Baer visits a pumpkin farmer who grows champion pumpkins. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 31, 2019
10.31.19 On the front lines in Syria, and a champion pumpkin grower
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Katie Gaultney reports from Dallas about the tornado recovery efforts there; Mary Reichard gets an update on Syria from a doctor on the front lines; and Maria Baer visits a pumpkin farmer who grows champion pumpkins. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 31, 2019
10.31.19 On the front lines in Syria, and a champion pumpkin grower
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Katie Gaultney reports from Dallas about the tornado recovery efforts there; Mary Reichard gets an update on Syria from a doctor on the front lines; and Maria Baer visits a pumpkin farmer who grows champion pumpkins. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 31, 2019
10.30.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
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Nick Eicher and Alberto Fernandez discuss U.S. counterterrorism efforts after the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Myrna Brown meets a family of evangelists who reveal Jesus in an unusual way. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 30, 2019
10.30.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
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Nick Eicher and Alberto Fernandez discuss U.S. counterterrorism efforts after the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Myrna Brown meets a family of evangelists who reveal Jesus in an unusual way. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 30, 2019
10.29.19 Family friendly streaming services, and abuse in the church
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Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a retail giant that just launched a family friendly streaming service; Katie Gaultney provides an update from Texas on the battle over parental rights and transgenderism; and Al Mohler offers an evangelical take on abuse in the church in light of doctrines about the roles of women and men. Plus: commentary from Andre Seu Peterson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate
Oct 29, 2019
10.29.19 Family friendly streaming services, and abuse in the church
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Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a retail giant that just launched a family friendly streaming service; Katie Gaultney provides an update from Texas on the battle over parental rights and transgenderism; and Al Mohler offers an evangelical take on abuse in the church in light of doctrines about the roles of women and men. Plus: commentary from Andre Seu Peterson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate
Oct 29, 2019
10.28.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
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Mary Reichard explains whether the Sixth Amendment requires a unanimous jury for a conviction; Nick Eicher reports on government spending; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: sounds from the 2019 WORLD Retreat. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 28, 2019
10.28.19 Legal Docket, the Moneybeat, and History Book
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Mary Reichard explains whether the Sixth Amendment requires a unanimous jury for a conviction; Nick Eicher reports on government spending; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: sounds from the 2019 WORLD Retreat. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 28, 2019
10.25.19 Culture Friday, and No Safe Spaces
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Nick Eicher and Marvin Olasky discuss the process of recovering biblical journalism; and Megan Basham reviews a provocative new documentary. Plus: live listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 25, 2019
10.25.19 Culture Friday, and No Safe Spaces
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Nick Eicher and Marvin Olasky discuss the process of recovering biblical journalism; and Megan Basham reviews a provocative new documentary. Plus: live listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 25, 2019
10.24.19 Meatless mania, and boosting revenues via vice
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Anna Johansen reports on the food trends driving meat alternatives; John Vence reports on how the Illinois government has turned to vice to increase revenues in the state; and Kim Henderson talks with a man who uses his job as a truck driver to share the gospel. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 24, 2019
10.24.19 Meatless mania, and boosting revenues via vice
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Anna Johansen reports on the food trends driving meat alternatives; John Vence reports on how the Illinois government has turned to vice to increase revenues in the state; and Kim Henderson talks with a man who uses his job as a truck driver to share the gospel. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 24, 2019
10.23.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
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Nick Eicher and Mindy Belz discuss the latest on Syria; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg explores an after-school program encouraging children to spend time in front of computer screens. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 23, 2019
10.23.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
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Nick Eicher and Mindy Belz discuss the latest on Syria; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg explores an after-school program encouraging children to spend time in front of computer screens. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 23, 2019
10.22.19 Neighborhood revitalization, and shipping traffic control
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Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how more salaried workers are about to be eligible for overtime pay; Michelle Schlavin reports on the way Christians have brought new life to old neighborhoods in Chicago; and Bonnie Pritchett visits a Coast Guard Lieutenant helping control traffic in and out of one of the nation's busiest port. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 22, 2019
10.22.19 Neighborhood revitalization, and shipping traffic control
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Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how more salaried workers are about to be eligible for overtime pay; Michelle Schlavin reports on the way Christians have brought new life to old neighborhoods in Chicago; and Bonnie Pritchett visits a Coast Guard Lieutenant helping control traffic in and out of one of the nation's busiest port. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 22, 2019
10.21.19 Legal Docket, and Monday Moneybeat
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Mary Reichard explains whether a state can abolish insanity as a defense; Nick Eicher reports on retail sales and how that affects the economy; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from J.C. Derrick. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 21, 2019
10.21.19 Legal Docket, and Monday Moneybeat
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Mary Reichard explains whether a state can abolish insanity as a defense; Nick Eicher reports on retail sales and how that affects the economy; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from J.C. Derrick. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 21, 2019
10.18.19 Culture Friday, and The Great Depresh
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Nick Eicher, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet discuss the Democratic debates; and Megan Basham reviews a comedy about depression. Plus: Word Play with George Grant. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 18, 2019
10.18.19 Culture Friday, and The Great Depresh
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Nick Eicher, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet discuss the Democratic debates; and Megan Basham reviews a comedy about depression. Plus: Word Play with George Grant. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 18, 2019
10.17.19 Ukraine's political climate, and visiting Africa Town
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Jill Nelson reports on how Ukraine is responding to the impeachment controversy in the United States; Mary Reichard and church-planter Julian Russell discuss the ongoing hurricane recovery efforts in the Bahamas; and Myrna Brown visits a town founded by the last Africans forcibly brought to America. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 17, 2019
10.17.19 Ukraine's political climate, and visiting Africa Town
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Jill Nelson reports on how Ukraine is responding to the impeachment controversy in the United States; Mary Reichard and church-planter Julian Russell discuss the ongoing hurricane recovery efforts in the Bahamas; and Myrna Brown visits a town founded by the last Africans forcibly brought to America. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 17, 2019
10.16.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
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Nick Eicher and Henry Olsen discuss the latest news on the impeachment front; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Anna Johansen reports on how Albanian Christians are spreading the gospel. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 16, 2019
10.16.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
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Nick Eicher and Henry Olsen discuss the latest news on the impeachment front; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Anna Johansen reports on how Albanian Christians are spreading the gospel. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 16, 2019
10.15.19 Ending food waste, and a rise in homeschooling
0:31:01
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how people are putting wasted food to good use; Mary Reichard talks with Maggie McKneeley about a new report that shows more families are homeschooling; and a notable speech from Billy Graham. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 15, 2019
10.15.19 Ending food waste, and a rise in homeschooling
1861
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how people are putting wasted food to good use; Mary Reichard talks with Maggie McKneeley about a new report that shows more families are homeschooling; and a notable speech from Billy Graham. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 15, 2019
10.14.19 Legal Docket, and Monday Moneybeat
0:33:57
Mary Reichard explains a Supreme Court case trying to determine the meaning of the word sex in the 1964 Civil Rights Act; Nick Eicher reports on the trade war ceasefire; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Andre Seu Peterson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 14, 2019
10.14.19 Legal Docket, and Monday Moneybeat
2037
Mary Reichard explains a Supreme Court case trying to determine the meaning of the word sex in the 1964 Civil Rights Act; Nick Eicher reports on the trade war ceasefire; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Andre Seu Peterson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 14, 2019
10.11.19 Culture Friday, and Unbelievable
0:34:42
Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and John Stonestreet discuss government censorship, the NBA, and making money; and Megan Basham reviews a Netflix series that respectfully portrays Christian faith. Plus: a profile of a CCM artist who overcame a struggle with his appearance. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 11, 2019
10.11.19 Culture Friday, and Unbelievable
0:34:42
Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and John Stonestreet discuss government censorship, the NBA, and making money; and Megan Basham reviews a Netflix series that respectfully portrays Christian faith. Plus: a profile of a CCM artist who overcame a struggle with his appearance. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 11, 2019
10.11.19 Culture Friday, and Unbelievable
2082
Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and John Stonestreet discuss government censorship, the NBA, and making money; and Megan Basham reviews a Netflix series that respectfully portrays Christian faith. Plus: a profile of a CCM artist who overcame a struggle with his appearance. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 11, 2019
10.10.19 The fight to stop vaping, and leaving hate behind
0:34:10
Anna Johansen reports on efforts to put an end to vaping; Mary Reichard talks to Alberto Fernandez about the fallout from President Trump's decision to pull troops out of Syria; and Sarah Schweinsberg tells the story of one man who changed his heart and mind about race. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 10, 2019
10.10.19 The fight to stop vaping, and leaving hate behind
2050
Anna Johansen reports on efforts to put an end to vaping; Mary Reichard talks to Alberto Fernandez about the fallout from President Trump's decision to pull troops out of Syria; and Sarah Schweinsberg tells the story of one man who changed his heart and mind about race. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 10, 2019
10.9.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
0:32:34
Nick Eicher talks with professor Jeronimo Cortina about political change in Texas; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and John Vence and Michelle Schlavin report on how churches are using their vacant parsonages to bless others. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 09, 2019
10.9.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
1954
Nick Eicher talks with professor Jeronimo Cortina about political change in Texas; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and John Vence and Michelle Schlavin report on how churches are using their vacant parsonages to bless others. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 09, 2019
10.8.19 Christians in Hong Kong, and The Olasky Interview
0:35:01
June Cheng and Mary Reichard discuss the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and how Christians are getting involved; Sarah Schweinsberg reports that the mistakes made leading up to the Great Recession may be creeping back into the housing market; and Marvin Olasky discusses the role of restoration in criminal justice reform with Stephanos Bibas. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 08, 2019
10.8.19 Christians in Hong Kong, and The Olasky Interview
2101
June Cheng and Mary Reichard discuss the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and how Christians are getting involved; Sarah Schweinsberg reports that the mistakes made leading up to the Great Recession may be creeping back into the housing market; and Marvin Olasky discusses the role of restoration in criminal justice reform with Stephanos Bibas. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 08, 2019
10.7.19 Legal Docket, and History Book
0:34:19
Mary Reichard explains how things work at the Supreme Court; Megan Basham discusses what the latest unemployment numbers mean; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 07, 2019
10.7.19 Legal Docket, and History Book
2059
Mary Reichard explains how things work at the Supreme Court; Megan Basham discusses what the latest unemployment numbers mean; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 07, 2019
Friday morning news: October 4, 2019
0:30:15
Nick Eicher and Mary Reichard talk with Jesse Johnson about the false allegations of racism his Christian school faced and how they handled it; and Megan Basham reviews a new movie with disturbing real-world connections. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate
Oct 04, 2019
10.4.19 Culture Friday, and Joker
0:30:15
Nick Eicher and Mary Reichard talk with Jesse Johnson about the false allegations of racism his Christian school faced and how they handled it; and Megan Basham reviews a new movie with disturbing real-world connections. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 04, 2019
10.4.19 Culture Friday, and Joker
1815
Nick Eicher and Mary Reichard talk with Jesse Johnson about the false allegations of racism his Christian school faced and how they handled it; and Megan Basham reviews a new movie with disturbing real-world connections. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 04, 2019
Friday morning news: October 4, 2019
1815
Nick Eicher and Mary Reichard talk with Jesse Johnson about the false allegations of racism his Christian school faced and how they handled it; and Megan Basham reviews a new movie with disturbing real-world connections. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate
Oct 04, 2019
10.3.19 Rebuilding Iraq, and carrying on a legacy
0:33:14
Anna Johansen reports on a new way to vote in Maine; Mindy Belz discusses whether USAID is actually providing aid in Iraq; and Kim Henderson visits the daughter of a martyred Christian missionary who is carrying on her parents' legacy. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 03, 2019
10.3.19 Rebuilding Iraq, and carrying on a legacy
1994
Anna Johansen reports on a new way to vote in Maine; Mindy Belz discusses whether USAID is actually providing aid in Iraq; and Kim Henderson visits the daughter of a martyred Christian missionary who is carrying on her parents' legacy. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 03, 2019
10.2.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
0:34:15
Nick Eicher and Paul Butler discuss what music choice says about a presidential candidate; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Katie Gaultney visits a young family that recently welcomed quadruplets into the world. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 02, 2019
10.2.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
2055
Nick Eicher and Paul Butler discuss what music choice says about a presidential candidate; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Katie Gaultney visits a young family that recently welcomed quadruplets into the world. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 02, 2019
10.1.19 Digging up evidence of the Bible, and Classic Book of the Month
0:33:20
Mary Reichard talks with Shimon Gibson about a decade-long archeological dig in Israel that has turned up confirmation of Bible history; Sarah Schweinsberg reports about what has caused the decline in child mortality; and Emily Whitten recommends a 300-year-old classic book. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 01, 2019
10.1.19 Digging up evidence of the Bible, and Classic Book of the Month
2000
Mary Reichard talks with Shimon Gibson about a decade-long archeological dig in Israel that has turned up confirmation of Bible history; Sarah Schweinsberg reports about what has caused the decline in child mortality; and Emily Whitten recommends a 300-year-old classic book. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Oct 01, 2019
9.30.19 Legal Docket, and History Book
0:33:10
Mary Reichard covers the state of free speech on college campuses; Nick Eicher reports on how Americans banking their cash is impacting the Gross Domestic Product; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 30, 2019
9.30.19 Legal Docket, and History Book
1990
Mary Reichard covers the state of free speech on college campuses; Nick Eicher reports on how Americans banking their cash is impacting the Gross Domestic Product; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 30, 2019
9.27.19 Culture Friday, and U.N. Me
0:32:38
Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet discuss foolish tweets and foolish news stories; and Megan Basham reviews a political documentary that's especially relevant this week. Plus: your listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 27, 2019
9.27.19 Culture Friday, and U.N. Me
1958
Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet discuss foolish tweets and foolish news stories; and Megan Basham reviews a political documentary that's especially relevant this week. Plus: your listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 27, 2019
9.26.19 Fear after the El Paso shooting and visiting the Lewis home
0:33:00
Katie Gaultney reports on how a Hispanic community is confronting fear in the wake of the shooting in El Paso; Anna Johansen reports on free speech and evangelism in Chicago; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits the home of C.S. Lewis. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 26, 2019
9.26.19 Fear after the El Paso shooting and visiting the Lewis home
1980
Katie Gaultney reports on how a Hispanic community is confronting fear in the wake of the shooting in El Paso; Anna Johansen reports on free speech and evangelism in Chicago; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits the home of C.S. Lewis. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 26, 2019
9.25.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
0:33:15
Megan Basham talks with Henry Olsen about the Ukraine controversy; Mindy Belz reports on international news; and part two of J.C. Derrick's conversation with John West about the effects of Darwinism on society. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 25, 2019
9.25.19 Washington Wednesday, and World Tour
1995
Megan Basham talks with Henry Olsen about the Ukraine controversy; Mindy Belz reports on international news; and part two of J.C. Derrick's conversation with John West about the effects of Darwinism on society. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 25, 2019
9.24.19 Trouble with the ECFA, and a controversial pro-life activist
0:33:28
Michael Reneau and Nick Eicher discuss problems with financial accountability and Christian ministry; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a new technological frontier: quantum computing; and Mary Reichard talks to Troy Newman, a pro-life activist whose methods became well known. Plus: commentary from Leigh Jones. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 24, 2019
9.24.19 Trouble with the ECFA, and a controversial pro-life activist
2008
Michael Reneau and Nick Eicher discuss problems with financial accountability and Christian ministry; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a new technological frontier: quantum computing; and Mary Reichard talks to Troy Newman, a pro-life activist whose methods became well known. Plus: commentary from Leigh Jones. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 24, 2019
9.23.19 Legal Docket, and History Book
0:32:01
Mary Reichard explains another clash between religious freedom and sexual orientation that is bubbling up from the lower courts; Nick Eicher reports on interest rates and the housing market; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 23, 2019
9.23.19 Legal Docket, and History Book
1921
Mary Reichard explains another clash between religious freedom and sexual orientation that is bubbling up from the lower courts; Nick Eicher reports on interest rates and the housing market; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 23, 2019
9.20.19 Culture Friday, and Downton Abbey
0:29:31
Mary Reichard, Megan Basham, and Trevin Wax discuss celebrating celebrity conversions and how to use statistics; and Megan Basham reviews the new Downton Abbey movie. Plus: Word Play with George Grant. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 20, 2019
9.20.19 Culture Friday, and Downton Abbey
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Mary Reichard, Megan Basham, and Trevin Wax discuss celebrating celebrity conversions and how to use statistics; and Megan Basham reviews the new Downton Abbey movie. Plus: Word Play with George Grant. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 20, 2019
9.19.19 Fighting Ebola in Congo, and the healing power of play
0:33:41
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on an effort to record the untold stories of veterans; Mary Reichard talks to Charles Franzen about fighting Ebola in Congo; and Myrna Brown talks with two Atlanta men who make life a little happier for young hospital patients. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 19, 2019
9.19.19 Fighting Ebola in Congo, and the healing power of play
2021
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on an effort to record the untold stories of veterans; Mary Reichard talks to Charles Franzen about fighting Ebola in Congo; and Myrna Brown talks with two Atlanta men who make life a little happier for young hospital patients. Plus: a preview of Listening In and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 19, 2019
9.18.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and running in silence
0:34:38
Nick Eicher talks with Angela Rachidi about some good news about poverty in America; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Laura Finch reflects on faith, prayer, and running a half marathon. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 18, 2019
9.18.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and running in silence
2078
Nick Eicher talks with Angela Rachidi about some good news about poverty in America; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Laura Finch reflects on faith, prayer, and running a half marathon. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 18, 2019
9.17.19 Defending conscience rights, and Darwinism and its effects
0:34:29
Mary Reichard talks to Tom Brejcha about the status of David Daleiden's court case; Anna Johansen reports on a fungus that threatens banana crops and the livelihood of banana producers; Leigh Jones explains how a Catholic hospital is fighting for religious liberty protections under Colorado's assisted suicide law; and J.C. Derrick talks to the vice president of Discovery Institute about Darwinism and its effects on the culture. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 17, 2019
9.17.19 Defending conscience rights, and Darwinism and its effects
2069
Mary Reichard talks to Tom Brejcha about the status of David Daleiden's court case; Anna Johansen reports on a fungus that threatens banana crops and the livelihood of banana producers; Leigh Jones explains how a Catholic hospital is fighting for religious liberty protections under Colorado's assisted suicide law; and J.C. Derrick talks to the vice president of Discovery Institute about Darwinism and its effects on the culture. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 17, 2019
9.16.19 Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
0:32:44
Mary Reichard covers the other side of the most significant religious liberty Supreme Court case this term; Nick Eicher reports on trillion-dollar deficits and the likelihood of a drop in interest rates; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 16, 2019
9.16.19 Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
1964
Mary Reichard covers the other side of the most significant religious liberty Supreme Court case this term; Nick Eicher reports on trillion-dollar deficits and the likelihood of a drop in interest rates; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 16, 2019
9.13.19 Culture Friday, and a 2019 sitcom preview
0:33:53
Nick Eicher and John Stonestreet discuss how the church should handle mental illness and suicide; and Megan Basham reviews sitcoms premiering on television this fall. Plus: Myrna Brown shares the story of a singer who said one thing and thought another. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 13, 2019
9.13.19 Culture Friday, and a 2019 sitcom preview
2033
Nick Eicher and John Stonestreet discuss how the church should handle mental illness and suicide; and Megan Basham reviews sitcoms premiering on television this fall. Plus: Myrna Brown shares the story of a singer who said one thing and thought another. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 13, 2019
9.12.19 Dorian recovery, and creative neighboring
0:33:25
Leigh Jones debunks reports of depleting oxygen levels; Mary Reichard talks with Aaron Ashoff from Samaritan's Purse about relief efforts in the Bahamas; and Jenny Rough meets a man making a difference in his Washington, D.C., neighborhood simply by taking the trash out. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 12, 2019
9.12.19 Dorian recovery, and creative neighboring
2005
Leigh Jones debunks reports of depleting oxygen levels; Mary Reichard talks with Aaron Ashoff from Samaritan's Purse about relief efforts in the Bahamas; and Jenny Rough meets a man making a difference in his Washington, D.C., neighborhood simply by taking the trash out. Plus: a preview of Listening In, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 12, 2019
9.11.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and Queen Bean
0:33:56
Nick Eicher talks to Will Inboden about national security 18 years after 9/11; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits a woman who uses her coffee truck for more than serving hot beverages. Plus: commentary from J.C. Derrick. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 11, 2019
9.11.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and Queen Bean
2036
Nick Eicher talks to Will Inboden about national security 18 years after 9/11; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits a woman who uses her coffee truck for more than serving hot beverages. Plus: commentary from J.C. Derrick. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 11, 2019
9.10.19 Ending the war in Afghanistan
0:29:38
Jill Nelson reports on the failed peace process in Afghanistan; Mary Reichard talks to Jake Warner from ADF about a religious liberty victory for a Christian couple in Minnesota; and Kim Henderson visits the memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, A
Sep 10, 2019
9.10.19 Ending the war in Afghanistan
1778
Jill Nelson reports on the failed peace process in Afghanistan; Mary Reichard talks to Jake Warner from ADF about a religious liberty victory for a Christian couple in Minnesota; and Kim Henderson visits the memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 10, 2019
9.9.19 Legal Docket, and History Book
0:33:48
Mary Reichard explains the most significant religious liberty Supreme Court case this term; Nick Eicher reports on the trade war and how it can be likened to a long-term Cold War; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: co
Sep 09, 2019
9.9.19 Legal Docket, and History Book
2028
Mary Reichard explains the most significant religious liberty Supreme Court case this term; Nick Eicher reports on the trade war and how it can be likened to a long-term Cold War; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 09, 2019
Friday morning news: September 6, 2019
0:30:49
Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet discuss woke capitalism, the theology of getting fired, and cancel culture; Mary Reichard talks with Jeff Palmer about the recovery efforts underway in the Bahamas; and Megan Basham reviews a binge-worthy
Sep 06, 2019
Friday morning news: September 6, 2019
1849
Megan Basham, Mary Reichard, and John Stonestreet discuss woke capitalism, the theology of getting fired, and cancel culture; Mary Reichard talks with Jeff Palmer about the recovery efforts underway in the Bahamas; and Megan Basham reviews a binge-worthy Netflix series. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 06, 2019
9.5.19 Gay genetics, and the state of American philanthropy
0:33:48
Mary Reichard talks with Dr. Michelle Cretella about a study that found no direct genetic link to homosexuality; Anna Johansen reports on how universities are keeping up with essay mills; and Marvin Olasky talks with journalist and author Karl Zinsmeister
Sep 05, 2019
9.5.19 Gay genetics, and the state of American philanthropy
2028
Mary Reichard talks with Dr. Michelle Cretella about a study that found no direct genetic link to homosexuality; Anna Johansen reports on how universities are keeping up with essay mills; and Marvin Olasky talks with journalist and author Karl Zinsmeister. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.
Sep 05, 2019
9.4.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and viral family videos
0:32:32
Mary Reichard and Jamie Dean discuss the Democratic presidential field; Mindy Belz reports on international news; and Maria Baer examines what happens when a family video goes viral. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything
Sep 04, 2019
9.4.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and viral family videos