The World And Everything In It


The World and Everything in It

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The World and Everything in It is an Apple Podcasts top 100 News program delivering essential headlines, field reporting, interviews, and expert analysis every weekday. Hear original coverage such as a weekly overview of every Supreme Court case, biblical cultural analysis, and key international stories.

Dec
4
12.4.20 Culture Friday, The Queen’s Gambit, and Ask the Editor

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Mary Reichard talk to John Stonestreet about the new Nasdaq proposal to force diversity in corporate boardrooms; Megan Basham reviews The Queen’s Gambit; and Marvin Olasky answers a question about cultural Marxism on Ask the Editor. Plus: songs of Advent, a grist mill time capsule, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Christian books, Bibles, music, toys, and gifts—at Christianbook.com. From Samaritan Ministries. Health care sharing is affordable, and you can join today. More at SamaritanMinistries.org/world. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog. Every dollar multiplies 33X to ship emergency aid to people struggling to survive the pandemic. Worldhelp.net/podcast

Dec
3
12.3.20 House forecast, travel restrictions, and WORLD’s Daniel of the Year

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how the Democrats’ shrinking majority in the House could affect legislation in the next two years; Anna Johansen reports on the way pandemic-related travel restrictions are choking commerce; and WORLD’s Daniel of the Year. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, a resourceful stag, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support for The World and Everything in It comes from Christianbook.com. Your Christmas gift superstore—Christianbook.com From Samaritan Ministries. Health care sharing is affordable, and you can join today. More at SamaritanMinistries.org/world. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog. Every dollar multiplies 33X to ship emergency aid to people struggling to survive the pandemic. Worldhelp.net/podcast

Dec
2
12.2.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a pastoral family tradition

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst Jerry Bowyer about President-elect Joe Biden’s economic policies; on World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Myrna Brown meets a family from Cuba with three generations of pastors. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, a painful world record, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Where Christmas is a birthday celebration. Christianbook.com. From Samaritan Ministries. Health care sharing is affordable, and you can join today. More at SamaritanMinistries.org/world. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog. Every dollar multiplies 33X to ship emergency aid to people struggling to survive the pandemic. Worldhelp.net/podcast

Dec
1
12.1.20 Mask mandates, COVID vaccines, and Classic Book of the Month

Kyle Ziemnick reports on how a nationwide mask mandate might work and who would be responsible for enforcing it; Dr. Charles Horton explains how the new COVID vaccines work and addresses safety and ethical concerns; and reviewer Emily Whitten recommends Little Women for her Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, creative concerts in France, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Christmas gifts that come from your heart—at Christianbook.com. From Samaritan Ministries. Health care sharing is affordable, and you can join today. More at SamaritanMinistries.org/world. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog. Every dollar multiplies 33X to ship emergency aid to people struggling to survive the pandemic. Worldhelp.net/podcast

Nov
30
11.30.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case challenging the doctrine of qualified immunity; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about jobless claims and new leadership at the Federal Reserve; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recalls significant events from the past. Plus: the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. It’s not what we celebrate, it’s Who—at Christianbook.com From Samaritan Ministries. Health care sharing is affordable, and you can join today. More at SamaritanMinistries.org/world. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog. Every dollar multiplies 33X to ship emergency aid to people struggling to survive the pandemic. Worldhelp.net/podcast

Nov
27
11.27.20 Culture Friday, Voices of Fire, and Listener Feedback

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Mary Reichard talk to John Stonestreet about cancel culture in the publishing industry; Sarah Schweinsberg reviews the new Netflix reality show Voices of Fire; and your Listener Feedback. Plus: songs of Advent, honoring Bruce, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Christmas gifts for everyone on your list—at Christianbook.com. From Dordt University. Students can apply to Dordt to study nursing, agriculture, engineering, social work and more—all taught from a Christian perspective. More at dordt.edu/apply. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog, providing life-changing gifts to people in need. Just 15-dollars provides clean water to one person for an entire year. Worldhelp.net/podcast

Nov
26
11.26.20 Extremism in Europe, and recovery and renewal in Paradise

Jill Nelson reports on the state of extremism in Europe and leaders’ attempts to rethink their approach; and the final installment of Sarah Schweinsberg’s report from Paradise, California. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, a new leash on life, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Great gifts at great values—just a click away at Christianbook.com. From Dordt University. Students can apply to Dordt to study nursing, agriculture, engineering, social work and more—all taught from a Christian perspective. More at dordt.edu/apply. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog, providing life-changing gifts to people in need. Just 15-dollars provides clean water to one person for an entire year. Worldhelp.net/podcast  

Nov
25
11.25.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and restoring Paradise

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to political analyst Henry Olsen about the future of the Republican Party; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and part two of Sarah Schweinsberg’s report on recovery in Paradise, California. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a presidential pardon, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Hundreds of thousands of gifts at your fingertips—at Christianbook.com. From Dordt University. Students can apply to Dordt to study nursing, agriculture, engineering, social work and more—all taught from a Christian perspective. More at dordt.edu/apply. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog, providing life-changing gifts to people in need. Just 15-dollars provides clean water to one person for an entire year. Worldhelp.net/podcast  

Nov
24
11.24.20 Free speech in France, internet safety, and recovery in Paradise

Jenny Lind Schmitt reports on the debate over free speech in France following attacks over perceived criticism of Muslims; Myrna Brown talks to Jason Thacker about keeping kids safe online; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits Paradise, California, to find out how the community is recovering from catastrophic wildfires. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, a $2 million pigeon, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Great gifts for everyone on your list—at Christianbook.com. From Dordt University. Students can apply to Dordt to study nursing, agriculture, engineering, social work and more—all taught from a Christian perspective. More at dordt.edu/apply. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog, providing life-changing gifts to people in need. Just 15-dollars provides clean water to one person for an entire year. Worldhelp.net/podcast

Nov
23
11.23.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in two Supreme Court cases challenging the criminal justice system; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant events from the past. Plus: the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Christian books, Bibles, music, toys, and gifts—at Christianbook.com. From Dordt University. Students can apply to Dordt to study nursing, agriculture, engineering, social work and more—all taught from a Christian perspective. More at dordt.edu/apply. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog, providing life-changing gifts to people in need. Just 15-dollars provides clean water to one person for an entire year. Worldhelp.net/podcast

Nov
20
11.20.20 Culture Friday, The Mandalorian, and Word Play

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Mary Reichard talk to John Stonestreet about renewed attacks against religious liberty; Megan Basham reviews the first three episodes of the second season of The Mandalorian; and on Word Play, George Grant explores the meaning of hyperbole and how it relates to giving thanks. Plus: the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from “The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self” by Carl Trueman. Exploring the sexual revolution as the symptom of the human quest for identity. Crossway.org/World From Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. Dordt.edu And from Samaritan Ministries. It’s not insurance, it’s Christians helping one another with medical expenses. samaritanministries.org/world

Nov
19
11.19.20 Cases of COVID despair, risky coping measures, and a designer family

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the mental health crisis created by the pandemic; Anna Johansen explores how the rising rates of drug overdoses are related to COVID despair; and Kim Henderson meets a family driven by design. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, an artificially unintelligent cameraman, a preview of this week’s Listening In, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from “The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self” by Carl Trueman. Exploring the sexual revolution as the symptom of the human quest for identity. Crossway.org/World From Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. Dordt.edu And from Samaritan Ministries. It’s not insurance, it’s Christians helping one another with medical expenses. samaritanministries.org/world

Nov
18
11.18.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and Houston’s streets

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to analyst Karlyn Bowman about what the pollsters got right, and what they got wrong in 2020; on World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Bonnie Pritchett spends a night walking the streets of Houston with a team sharing the gospel with sex workers. Plus: commentary from Katie Gaultney, Bigfoot found, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Nov
17
11.17.20 The electoral college, working women, and Michael O'Brien

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on calls to reform the Electoral College; Anna Johansen explains why so many women lost their jobs this year, and WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky interviews writer and artist Michael O’Brien. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, a record-setting Ironman, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from “The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self” by Carl Trueman. Exploring the sexual revolution as the symptom of the human quest for identity. Crossway.org/World From Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. Dordt.edu And from Samaritan Ministries. It’s not insurance, it’s Christians helping one another with medical expenses. samaritanministries.org/world

Nov
16
11.16.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details the oral arguments in the latest Supreme Court challenge to Obamacare; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney details significant events from the past. Plus: the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from “The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self” by Carl Trueman. Exploring the sexual revolution as the symptom of the human quest for identity. Crossway.org/World From Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. Dordt.edu And from Samaritan Ministries. It’s not insurance, it’s Christians helping one another with medical expenses. samaritanministries.org/world

Nov
13
11.13.20 Culture Friday, Hillbilly Elegy, and Tim Timmons

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about support for euthanasia in New Zealand; Megan Basham reviews the new Ron Howard film, Hillbilly Elegy; and Myrna Brown talks to singer-songwriter Tiim Timmons about how sorrow has shaped his music. Plus: Jo Baiden’s claim to fame, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Christian books, Bibles, music, toys, and gifts. And from Crossing Cultures International, an organization that equips and trains indigenous pastors and church leaders in more than 33 countries. Cciequip.org

Nov
12
11.12.20 Latinos for Trump, lockdown in Europe, and taxidermy

Katie Gaultney reports on the support for President Trump and other Republican candidates among Hispanic voters; Jenny Lind Schmitt talks to people under lockdown in Europe amid a second surge of COVID-19; and Sarah Schweinsberg spends a day with a family of taxidermists in Utah. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Crossing Cultures International, an organization that equips and trains indigenous pastors and church leaders in more than 33 countries. cciequip.org And from christianbook.com. Your Christmas gift superstore.

Nov
11
11.11.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a veteran’s healing

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to law professor Marc Clauson about the president’s election legal challenges; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Jenny Rough meets a Vietnam War veteran who earned the Medal of Honor. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, a whale of a rescue, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Crossing Cultures International, an organization that equips and trains indigenous pastors and church leaders in more than 33 countries. cciequip.org And from christianbook.com. Where Christmas is a birthday celebration.

Nov
10
11.10.20 Political limbo, election interference, and selling cattle

Mary Reichard talks to Jamie Dean about the state of the presidential race; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on why foreign interference was a much less significant issue this time around; and Kim Henderson visits a cattle auction in Mississippi. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, a long-awaited pink surprise, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Crossing Cultures International, an organization that equips and trains indigenous pastors and church leaders in more than 33 countries. cciequip.org And from christianbook.com. Christmas gifts that come from your heart.

Nov
9
11.09.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case challenging religious liberty in foster care; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic data; and on History Book, Katie Gaultney recounts significant dates from the past. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Crossing Cultures International, an organization that equips and trains indigenous pastors and church leaders in more than 33 countries. cciequip.org And from christianbook.com. It’s not what we celebrate, it’s Who!