For shareable story transcripts and audio, please visit

Each morning, Monday through Friday, let WORLD Radio enhance your morning commute or any part of your daily routine. Mary Reichard and Nick Eicher are your hosts for the program, bringing you the morning news, interviews, and reports from WORLD journalists, as well as thoughtful commentary and original feature journalism reported from the field. Many listeners describe the The World and Everything in It as NPR from a Christian worldview — meaning high-quality radio journalism from broadcast professionals who understand the world the way you do. It’s ready each weekday morning: radio news powered by the journalism of WORLD.

2.19.19 Protecting children, and the truth about late-term abortions

Kim Henderson reports on a church on the Gulf Coast creating change in the foster care system; Mary Reichard talks with an obstetrician about high risk pregnancies and new legislation on late-term abortions; and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on welfare reform efforts by the Trump administration. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas.

Listening In is a half hour interview program that features discussions with newsmakers and thought leaders, hosted by Warren Smith. Listening In goes beyond talking points, for real and in-depth conversation. Each week, Warren chooses knowledgeable guests and meaningful topics, and brings a depth and level of candor you can’t find anywhere else. In this way, Listening In personalizes the stories and perspectives of its guests, resulting in highly engaging and memorable programming. You’ll hear conversations with popular musicians, Christian thought leaders, makers of movies and television, respected authors, and key political leaders.

A conversation with Tim Padgett

This week, Warren Smith talks with author and editor Tim Padgett about his new book on evangelicals and war.