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.

Jan
21
1.21.21 Biden’s Iran policy, inauguration eyewitness, and life givers

Jill Nelson reports on Iran’s efforts to move to the top of the Biden administration’s priority list; Emily Belz shares her eye-witness account of Wednesday’s inauguration and the unprecedented security measures that surrounded it; and Myrna Brown talks to prolifers Alveda King and Kim Dixon about their work advocating for the unborn. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, a preview of this week’s Listening In, a radioactive over-reaction, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at DORDT.edu. And from the Trinitarian Bible Society, translating and distributing the Word of God to all nations since 1831. TBSbibles.org

Jan
20
1.20.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and remembering Joe Scheidler

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to political analyst Henry Olsen about what we might expect from Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and remembering pro-life activist Joe Scheidler, who died on Monday. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, canine empathy, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Ranked #1 in the nation for student engagement by The Wall Street Journal, Dordt informs, inspires, and challenges students. More at DORDT.edu. And from the Trinitarian Bible Society, translating and distributing the Word of God to all nations since 1831. TBSbibles.org

Jan
19
1.19.21 Trump’s triumphs, the new Ed head, and The Olasky Interview

Sarah Schweinsberg talks to analysts about the Trump administration’s lasting accomplishments; Esther Eaton reports on Joe Biden’s pick for Education secretary; and on The Olasky Interview, WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky talks to conservative blogger and talk show host Erik Erickson. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, disappearing Bitcoin, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes 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 the Trinitarian Bible Society, translating and distributing the Word of God to all nations since 1831. TBSbibles.org

Jan
18
1.18.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case involving free speech at college; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to 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 Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at DORDT.edu. And from the Trinitarian Bible Society, translating and distributing the Word of God to all nations since 1831. TBSbibles.org

Jan
16
Effective Compassion, Season 2, Episode 1: Ministry mindsets

Turns out, there’s more than one way to run a nonprofit. In this episode of Effective Compassion, journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg explore the blueprints of ministry. They dive into org charts and business models, all in the hopes of answering one very important question: Does a ministry’s structure determine its fruit?

Jan
15
1.15.21 Culture Friday, News of the World, and Orphan No More

On Culture Friday, Mary Reichard and Megan Basham talk to Trevin Wax about the push to censor conservative voices online; Megan Basham reviews the new Tom Hanks movie News of the World; and Myrna Brown profiles a new music project seeking racial reconciliation. Plus: edible worms, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jan
14
1.14.21 Children and gender, overseas persecution, and teaching music

Anna Johansen Brown reports on the results of a U.K. ruling that protects children from transgender treatments not easily reversed; Leigh Jones reports on this year’s list of the world’s worst persecutors, released by Open Doors; and Sarah Schweinsberg meets a concert violinist who gave up the stage to teach in small-town Iowa. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, ice shanty dining, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jan
13
1.13.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and rescued from trafficking

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to Cedarville University professor Mark Caleb Smith about the fallout from President Trump’s final few weeks in office; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Kim Henderson meets a former sex trafficking victim who found shelter from her abuser in the arms of Jesus. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, a ping pong ball vote, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jan
12
1.12.21 Vaccine supply chain, overseas persecution, and a social fast

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the problems in the vaccine supply chain that are slowing distribution of the shots; Mary Reichard talks to WORLD’s Mindy Belz about how the Biden team might support international religious liberty; and Katie Gaultney recounts her experience with an end-of-year social media fast. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, Hawaiian roll false advertising, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jan
11
1.11.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a Supreme Court case about Facebook’s automated email messages; 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 moments from the past. Plus: the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jan
9
Special Episode: Handing Down Great Songs of Faith

Singer-songwriter Kristyn Getty is synonymous with modern hymns. She and her husband Keith are devoted to encouraging the church to return to the great songs of the faith. WORLD's Emily Whitten recently talked to Kristyn Getty about ways to teach hymns to kids, even if they don't hear them every Sunday in church.

Jan
8
1.8.21 Culture Friday, All Creatures Great and Small, and Ask the Editor

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about what Wednesday’s events on Capitol Hill, and our reaction to them, say about the state of American culture; Megan Basham reviews a new Masterpiece adaptation of James Herriot’s beloved books; and Marvin Olasky answers questions about writing on Ask the Editor. Plus: the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Ranked #1 in the nation for student engagement by The Wall Street Journal, Dordt informs, inspires, and challenges students. More at DORDT.edu/apply.

Jan
7
1.7.21 Chaos at the Capitol, the Georgia runoff, and teaching kids hymns

Harvest Prude recounts her experience on Capitol Hill during Wednesday’s protests; Mary Reichard talks to Jamie Dean about the results of Georgia’s Senate runoff races; and Emily Whitten talks to modern hymn writer Kristyn Getty about ways to teach children the age-old songs of the faith. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a random act of refurbishment, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes 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.

Jan
6
1.6.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and spiritual autobiographies

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to Hans Von Spakovsky about tomorrow’s showdown over electoral college votes in Congress; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Jenny Rough explains the benefits of spiritual journaling and writing an autobiography of your journey with God. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, a Christmas tree treat, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes 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.

Jan
5
1.5.21 Urban-rural divide, vaccine questions, and Classic Book of the Month

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the factors that have divided America’s rural communities from its cities on political and social issues; Mary Reichard talks to Dr. Charles Horton about the COVID-19 vaccines; and Emily Whitten recommends 40 Favorite Hymns for the Christian Year as the Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, righting a 40-year-old wrong, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at Dordt.edu.

Jan
4
1.4.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details oral arguments in a case involving child slavery and American corporations; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about economic lessons learned in 2020; 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 Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at DORDT.edu.

Jan
1
1.1.21 Culture Friday, American Gospel, and Listener Feedback

On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Mary Reichard talk to theology professor Katie McCoy about the top cultural stories of 2020; Emily Whitten reviews American Gospel; and your Listener Feedback. Plus: a secret whiskey stash, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Law & Liberty: discussing the pressing issues of America with an informed perspective at lawliberty.org.

Dec
31
12.31.20 Top stories of 2020, Christmas decorations, and our blooper reel

Mary Reichard and Nick Eicher review the top news stories in a year chock full of major occurrences; Paul Butler and Sarah Schweinsberg report on why so many more people put up Christmas decorations this year; and Johnny Franklin and Carl Peetz have a little fun with some of our mistakes. Plus: an FAO Schwarz sleepover, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Law & Liberty: discussing the pressing issues of America with an informed perspective at lawliberty.org.

Dec
30
12.30.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and COVID finances

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to WORLD’s Jamie Dean about the Senate runoff races in Georgia; Onize Ohikere reports on international news in World Tour; and Jenny Rough explains how the pandemic made some people rethink their approach to personal finance. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, the Lunchmeat Burger, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Law & Liberty: discussing the pressing issues of America with an informed perspective at lawliberty.org.

Dec
29
12.29.20 Biden’s China policy, voting in Georgia, and top stories of 2020

Jill Nelson reports on how Joe Biden’s policy toward China is likely to differ from President Trump’s approach; Myrna Brown talks to 18-year-olds in Georgia voting for the first time in the Senate runoff races; and Paul Butler reviews some of the best feature stories of the year. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, saving Santa, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Law & Liberty: discussing the pressing issues of America with an informed perspective at lawliberty.org.