The World And Everything In It


The World and Everything in It

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It’s like NPR from a Christian worldview is a common listener description of our daily news podcast The World and Everything in It. Psalm 89:11 inspires our program title: “The heavens are Yours; the earth also is Yours; the world and all that is in it, You have founded them.” It says something about the breadth of news coverage on the program, but also its depth — with biblically objective journalism at its core. Each day’s half hour starts with a fast-paced news summary, followed by longer stories, interviews, and reports from WORLD journalists, as well as thoughtful commentary and original feature journalism reported from the field. Hosted by Mary Reichard and Nick Eicher, The World and Everything in It will enhance your morning commute or any part of your daily routine.

Jun
18
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat

Mary Reichard covers a court ruling that deals a blow to a Christian university in Canada, and Nick Eicher reports about trade wars and alleged high-tech fraud. Plus: Paul Butler marks notable dates from this week in history.

Jun
15
Culture Friday, and Incredibles 2

John Stonestreet discusses America's suicide problem, and Megan Basham reviews a Pixar sequel 14 years in the making. Plus: Editor in Chief Marvin Olasky explains why WORLD sometimes runs graphic images in the magazine and online.

Jun
14
Rising U.S. suicide rates, and The Olasky Interview

Jim Henry reports on rising U.S. suicide rates, June Cheng discusses the potential end to China's one-child policy, and a conversation with new Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear. Plus: Marvin Olasky interviews author and professor Nancy Pearcey.

Jun
13
Washington Wednesday, and Santa Rosas recovery

Kent Covington discusses the outcome of the North Korea summit with Dan Blumenthal, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports from Santa Rosa, California, about how one woman is coping with loss after a wildfire destroyed her home.

Jun
12
North Korean Christians, and sewing for refugees

Mary Reichard talks with Open Doors CEO David Curry about the plight of Christians in North Korea, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a same-sex court ruling in Europe. Plus: Myrna Brown tells the story of how one woman's passion for stitching handbags lightens the load for others.

Jun
11
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat

Mary Reichard talks with Colorado baker Jack Phillips about his big Supreme Court win, and Nick Eicher reports on a conflict between state and federal law over marijuana. Plus: Paul Butler highlights some notable dates from this week in history.

Jun
8
Culture Friday, and a fun family film recommendation

John Stonestreet answers questions about the culture from students at the World Journalism Institute, and Megan Basham recommends Oddball, a family film about a penguin-herding dog. Plus: special greetings from the WORLD 2018 editorial retreat.

Jun
7
Social Security number thefts, and a warning for America

Jim Henry reports on efforts to curb social security fraud and theft, Michael Cochrane explains the technology behind fake videos and some of its implications. Plus: A memorable address from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 40 years ago this week.

Jun
6
Washington Wednesday, and overcoming gospel obstacles in China

Kent Covington talks with Matthew Soerens of World Relief the Trump administration's border policies, and Paul Butler tells the story of an organization overcoming obstacles to the gospel in China.

Jun
5
Masterpiece Cakeshop analysis, and the Classic Book of the Month

Mary Reichard analyzes the Supreme Court decision in the case of Colorado baker Jack Phillips, Laura Finch discusses the controversial farm bill, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on changes to evolution education in Arizona schools. Plus: The Classic Book of the Month.

Jun
4
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat

On the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard talks about insights from a Supreme Court justice not heard at all this term, and Nick Eicher reports on the best jobs report since 1969. Plus: Paul Butler highlights notable dates from this week in history.

Jun
1
Culture Friday, and First Reformed

John Stonestreet answers cultural questions from students at the World Journalism Institute, and Megan Basham reviews a film touted as Christian. Plus: Marvin Olasky answers a frequently asked question about running graphic images and stories.

May
31
Medicine for migraines, and refugees find hope

Mary Reichard talks with WORLD's medical correspondent about a new drug the FDA has approved for migraines, and Kristen Flavin reports on how lawmakers are trying to solve the problem of robocalls. Plus: Jill Nelson visits a remote village where refugees have found hope in a new country and in Christianity.

May
30
Washington Wednesday, and farmers mental health

Mary Reichard talks with Marjorie Dannenfelser of the Susan B. Anthony List about President Trump's pro-life record, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports from Murdoch, Minnesota, about how farmers deal with mental health issues.

May
29
Keeping inmates out of prison, and The Olasky Interview

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on bipartisan efforts to help inmates who have served their sentences stay out of prison, and Jenny Lind Schmitt discusses the vote in Ireland to remove protections for the unborn. Plus: Marvin Olasky talks with the president of the Heritage Foundation, Kay Coles James.

May
28
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat

Mary Reichard analyzes a Supreme Court case dealing with the question of whether it's better to have law-enforcement independence or political accountability, and Nick Eicher discusses the underlying strength of the economy. Plus: Paul Butler recounts notable dates from this week in history.

May
25
Culture Friday, and Solo: A Star Wars Story

On Culture Friday, Trevin Wax discusses difficult questions stemming from school shootings, the Royal Wedding address, and the fall of Paige Patterson, and Megan Basham reviews the latest Star Wars installment.

May
24
A Southern Baptist leader falls, and building a wedding business

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the Paige Patterson controversy, J.C. Derrick discusses changes at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Jim Henry reports on concerns over China's use of U.S. surveillance technology. Plus: Susan Olasky visits a wedding business in Virginia.

May
23
Washington Wednesday, and What Do People Do All Day?

Kent Covington talks with data analyst John Couvillon about the lay of the land six months ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, and Kim Henderson reports from Caseyville, Mississippi about a green thumb who's made a name for herself growing herbs.

May
22
A foster care alternative, and the declining U.S. birth rate

Maria Baer profiles a family offering a safe home for kids in crisis, Sarah Schweinsberg reports new figures showing a declining birth rate in the United States, and June Cheng discusses a conflict between the World Health Organization and Taiwan.