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.

Aug
19
8.19.19 Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, and History Book

Mary Reichard'with an assist from Ronald Reagan'explores some unusual legal history; Nick Eicher reports on Wall Street's rough week; and Paul Butler covers notable dates from this month in history. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
16
8.16.19 Culture Friday, and The Family

Nick Eicher, Megan Basham, and Trevin Wax discuss the prevalence of conspiracy theories and Hillsong United songwriter Marty Simpson's fall from faith; and Megan Basham reviews a Netflix documentary exploring a conspiracy theory about a Christian group. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
15
8.15.19 Sanctuary churches, and designing clothes for disabled people

Maria Baer reports on a church in Ohio joining the controversial sanctuary church movement; Mindy Belz explains the details surrounding the death of a deported refugee; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits a woman whose goal is to make the daily routines of disabled people a little easier. Plus: a preview of The Olasky Interview, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
14
8.14.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and After the Spotlight

Nick Eicher talks with Karlyn Bowman about the reliability of opinion polls; Mindy Belz reports on international news; and J.C. Derrick visits a former baseball star. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
13
8.13.19 Rising anti-Semitism, and the role of a father in a crisis pregnancy

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the rise of anti-Semitism worldwide; Anna Johansen explains why the shrinking middle class is a good thing; and Kim Henderson reports on efforts in Alabama to minister to dads facing unexpected pregnancies. Plus: commentary from Jamie Dean. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
12
8.12.19 Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat

Mary Reichard explains the International Criminal Court; Nick Eicher reports on the state of the stock markets and the trade war; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
9
8.9.19 Culture Friday, and The Peanut Butter Falcon

Nick Eicher talks with John Stonestreet about the latest mass shootings and how to engage with alienated young men; and Megan Basham reviews an independent film that includes a character and actor with Down syndrome. Plus: Myrna Brown tells the story of the Christian rock band 10th Avenue North. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
8
8.8.19 Evidence of design in bees, and the Northeast Hope Award

Anna Johansen reports on a woodworking shop in Indianapolis that helps men coming out of homelessness or addiction reboot their lives; and Mary Reichard talks with Professor Gordon Wilson about the evidence of God's design in bees. Plus: a preview of The Olasky Interview and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
7
8.7.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and hospice care

Mary Reichard talks with HUD Secretary Ben Carson about homelessness in the United States; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Les Sillars visits a hospice facility to learn about dying well. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
6
8.6.19 Embracing e-sports, and the Classic Book of the Month

Anna Johansen explains how universities are incorporating video games into their lineup of sports programs; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on why plastic and some paper is piling up at recycling centers around the country; and Emily Whitten recommends a classic book for August. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
5
8.5.19 Legal Docket, and History Book

Mary Reichard explains how Supreme Court justices come to decisions; Nick Eicher reports on the July jobs report; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Andre Seu Peterson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
2
8.2.19 Culture Friday, and Red Sea Diving Resort

Nick Eicher and John Stonestreet discuss the sad story of Joshua Harris, an evangelical author turned ex-evangelical; Megan Basham reviews a new Netflix film inspired by recently declassified actual events from 1980; and Lynde Langdon explains the copyright case between a Christian rapper and Katy Perry. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Aug
1
8.1.19 Sex-selective abortion in India, and Scarlet Hope

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on efforts to change a perverse incentive in immigration policy; Mary Reichard talks with Jonathan Abbamonte about how India's preference for sons means a nation short of daughters; and Anna Johansen reports on a ministry that reaches out to vulnerable women. Plus: a preview of The Olasky Interview, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
31
7.31.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and VBS volunteers

Mary Reichard talks with Sen Ron Johnson about border solutions; Mindy Belz reports on international news; and Paul Butler meets a woman who has served as a VBS volunteer for 56 years. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
30
7.30.19 Life and death in California, and the International Hope Award

Anna Johansen reports on what happens when the state takes the place of parents in matters of life and death; Harvest Prude explains why Syrians are seeking an extension of their temporary protected status; and Susan Olasky tells the story of a Scottish organization aiming to lift people out of dependency on government. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
29
7.29.19 Legal Docket, and History Book

Mary Reichard explains why the American justice system doesn't work for the average citizen; Nick Eicher reports on Wall Street and the GDP; and Paul Butler covers important dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
26
7.26.19 Culture Friday, and Chappaquiddick

Nick Eicher and John Stonestreet discuss the Trump administration's policy on refugees and the state of the culture 10 years after the Manhattan Declaration; and Megan Basham reviews a film about the damage wrought by extreme privilege. Plus: your listener feedback. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
25
7.25.19 Happiness in the United States, and Watered Gardens

Jill Nelson reports on the United Nations' World Happiness Report and where the United States ranks on that list; Leigh Jones explains new developments with cryptocurrencies; and Anna Johansen reports on the second finalist for the 2019 Hope Awards for Effective Compassion. Plus: a preview of The Olasky Interview, and commentary from Cal Thomas. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
24
7.24.19 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and the ethics of AI

Nick Eicher and Mindy Belz discuss her recent conversation with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about religious liberty and foreign relations; Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and J.C. Derrick talks with professor Robert Marks about the ethics of artificial intelligence technology. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
23
7.23.19 Big tech censorship, and effective compassion

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the uphill battle conservatives face on social media; and Anna Johansen reports on the first of the 2019 Hope Awards finalists. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.