The World and Everything In It

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Kevin Butler
 Jul 31, 2018
I rely on this program each day for news and commentary from a biblical worldview perspective. TWE is indispensible for me as a resource to be informed and challenged and as part of my morning routine. I'm so thankful that this exists!

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 Jul 29, 2018
TWE gives me straightforward news and understandable Supreme Court summaries. I trust these journalists to be honest and fair. This podcast helps me live out my faith in the world.

Dar Anderson
 Jul 11, 2018
Greatly appreciate TWE team's commitment to integrity and balance. Getting excellent reporting from people who know Jesus is a privilege that we don't take lightly. Thank you.

Steve Hart
 Jul 10, 2018
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A daily audio news magazine featuring reports, interviews, and analysis from WORLD's editorial team. WORLD is your source for news and views presented from a biblical worldview perspective.

Episode Date
Washington Wednesday, and Denvers marijuana Millennials
Mindy Belz discusses the Trump administration's decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how young professionals are responding to marijuana in Denver. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz.
Aug 15, 2018
Violence in Chicago, and the Olasky Interview
Anna Johansen discusses efforts in Chicago to address continuing violence, and Brigitte Sylvestre reports on the recovery in Parkland, Florida, as students return to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Plus: Marvin Olasky talks with author Eric Metaxas about distraction and love of neighbor.
Aug 14, 2018
Legal Docket, and the History Book
Mary Reichard explains what college students need to know about due process protections on campus, Nick Eicher reports about interest rates, and Paul Butler notes important dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Mary Coleman.
Aug 13, 2018
Culture Friday, and Queen of Katwe
John Stonestreet discusses the Trump administration's religious liberty record at home and abroad, Mary Reichard covers California wildfires, and Megan Basham provides a family movie recommendation. Plus: Word Play with George Grant.
Aug 10, 2018
Marijuana legalization and big alcohol, and new medical technology
Jim Long returns for the second part of WORLD's investigation into the financial interests pushing for marijuana legalization, Paul Butler reports on a fatal missionary aviation training accident, and Michael Cochrane explains the latest medical technologies. Plus: a Listening In preview.
Aug 09, 2018
Washington Wednesday, and death with dignity
Nick Eicher covers the troubled National Flood Insurance Program and efforts to reform it, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on one woman finding life near death. Plus: Commentary from Janie Cheaney.
Aug 08, 2018
State abortion laws, and the Classic Book of the Month
Anna Johansen reports on how the Supreme Court vacancy is already affecting state abortion laws, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports about the latest skirmish in the congressional immigration wars. Plus: Emily Whitten with the Classic Book of the Month.
Aug 07, 2018
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
Mary Reichard talks what it means when Supreme Court justices dissent or concur, and Nick Eicher reports about the unemployment rate hitting a near a five-decade low. Plus: Paul Butler notes important dates from this week in history.
Aug 06, 2018
Culture Friday, and Christopher Robin
John Stonestreet discusses the ethical dilemma of freezing embryos, Kristen Flavin reports on legislation to shield churches from paying taxes, and Megan Basham reviews a lovable, family-friendly Winnie the Pooh film. Plus: Marvin Olasky explains how WORLD chooses Hope Award winners.
Aug 03, 2018
Marijuana legalization, and the Southeast Hope Award winner
Jim Long traces the money behind the push to legalize marijuana, Leigh Jones reports on growth in classical education, and Kristen Flavin reports on a ministry caring for people both inside and outside of prison. Plus: Marvin Olasky on religion in the public square.
Aug 02, 2018
Washington Wednesday, and the Southwest Hope Award
J.C. Derrick talks with Congressman Doug Lamborn about reforming the VA, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a ministry helping refugees find their way. Plus: WORLD founder Joel Belz on applying a Christian worldview to secular culture.
Aug 01, 2018
Solving problems in Honduras, and the International Hope Award
Jamie Dean discusses two groups working to address violence in Honduras, and Sarah Schweinsberg covers farmers' response to aid from the Trump administration. Plus: Paul Butler reports on the 2018 International Hope Award winner.
Jul 31, 2018
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
Mary Reichard explores the Supreme Court ruling that established the right to homeschool, and Nick Eicher reports on the best government figures on economic growth in four years. Plus: Paul Butler covers notable dates from this week in history.
Jul 30, 2018
Culture Friday, and Mission Impossible Fallout
John Stonestreet talks about a controversial church conference revealing growing fissures over LGBTQ issues, and Megan Basham reviews the latest Mission: Impossible installment. Plus: your listener feedback.
Jul 27, 2018
A vaccine scandal in China, and the Northeast Hope Award
June Cheng discusses a vaccination scandal in China, Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a competitive House race in Colorado, and Kristen Flavin reports on Northeast Hope Award winner. Plus: Commentary from Albert Mohler.
Jul 26, 2018
Washington Wednesday, and the Northwest Hope Award
J.C. Derrick talks with U.S. Senator and medical doctor Bill Cassidy about healthcare, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the Northwest Hope Awards winner Plus: commentary from Janie Cheaney on the Tenth Commandment.
Jul 25, 2018
Securing schools, and the Olasky Interview
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how Christian schools are working to add security in the wake of numerous school shootings, Leigh Jones explains restorative justice programs designed to improve racial disparity in school discipline, and Marvin Olasky talks with conservative writer David French.
Jul 24, 2018
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts offers unusual advice to New Jersey middle schoolers, and Nick Eicher reports on signs of economic growth. Plus: Paul Butler covers important dates from this week in history.
Jul 23, 2018
Culture Friday, and Mamma Mia Here We Go Again
John Stonestreet discusses the limits of religious freedom and the sanctity of human life, and Megan Basham reviews a film that's a new take on a Broadway classic. Plus: George Grant explains an important Greek word.
Jul 20, 2018
Ohios crackdown on payday lending, and Russias crackdown on evangelism
Maria Baer reports on Ohio's attempt to reform the payday loan industry, Anna Johansen provides an update on Brexit, and Paul Butler reports on how ministries in Russia are working around the country's anti-evangelism law. Plus: a preview of this weekend's Listening In.
Jul 19, 2018
Washington Wednesday, and how the brain works
Nick Eicher talks with financial adviser David Bahnsen about the current state of the China-U.S. trade war, and Susan Olasky reports about her role in a brain study. Plus: Commentary from WORLD founder Joel Belz.
Jul 18, 2018
Paid family leave, and nursing home recitals
Laura Finch explains new legislation that would require companies to provide paid family leave, Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the economic success of African-American men, and Kim Henderson reports on a typical recital in a not-so-typical place.
Jul 17, 2018
Legal Docket, and History Book
Mary Reichard covers religious liberty battles in the lower courts, Nick Eicher reviews the latest economic news, and Paul Butler highlights key dates in history. Plus: Mary Coleman on Christian compassion.
Jul 16, 2018
Culture Friday, and Megan's Movie Night
John Stonestreet discusses President Trump's Supreme Court pick and developing genocide in Nigeria, and Megan Basham introduces a popular Swedish film coming to the U.S. Plus: 'God Bless America' turns 100.
Jul 13, 2018
Smart international travel, and the Olasky Interview
Mindy Belz discusses summer travel abroad, and Leigh Jones covers a proposal to merge the Labor and Education departments. Plus: Marvin Olasky interviews author Min Jin Lee.
Jul 12, 2018
Knowing Brett Kavanaugh, and What Do People Do All Day?
Mary Reichard and Emily Belz discuss Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's judicial record, and Myrna Brown reports from a Georgia summer camp. Plus: Commentary from Janie B. Cheaney.
Jul 11, 2018
Abolishing ICE, facial recognition and a new nominee for the Supreme Court
President Trump's zero-tolerance border policy results in calls to shut down ICE, new facial recognition software helps in law enforcement and commentary about dignity, respect and donuts.
Jul 10, 2018
Legal Docket, and the History Book
Mary Reichard covers a court case involving sidewalk counselors outside a busy abortion center in New York state, and Nick Eicher reports on a strong jobs report for June. Plus: Paul Butler marks important dates from this week in history.
Jul 09, 2018
Culture Friday, and Ant Man and the Wasp
John Stonestreet discusses the strength of the pro-life movement and the possibility of overturning Roe v. Wade with a new Supreme Court justice, and Megan Basham reviews the latest Avengers film. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky.
Jul 06, 2018
Keeping Americans fed, and Dallas race relations
Laura Finch and Mary Reichard discuss congressional wrangling over the farm bill, and Kristen Flavin reports on how the Republican tax law is hitting churches. Plus: Katie Gaultney profiles a woman trying to bring racial harmony to Dallas.
Jul 05, 2018