The World And Everything In It


The World and Everything in It

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.

Feb
21
Washington Wednesday, and Texas quail farms

Kent Covington talks with the former co-chair of the Simpson-Bowles commission about the financial woes of the federal government, and Susan Olasky visits a quail farm in Texas.

Feb
20
Sentencing reform, and currency miners

Evan Wilt talks about prison reform legislation moving through the U.S. Senate, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a consumer protection law in Missouri. Plus: Michael Cochrane explains cryptojacking.

Feb
19
Legal Docket, and the History Book

Mary Reichard discusses a Supreme Court case considering how states can legally update their voter rolls. Plus: Stocks had their strongest week in five years, and Paul Butler explains how Hollywood partnered with Washington to stop Hitler.

Feb
16
Culture Friday, and Black Panther

John Stonestreet talks about what can be done about violence and the importance of banning pornography, and Megan Basham reviews a new superhero film.

Feb
15
Military conduct scandals, and an Illinois curling club

Jim Henry reports on scandals in the U.S. military, and Leigh Jones discusses the long term effects of a Christian high school education. Plus: Paul Butler reports on a winter sport that may deserve more attention.

Feb
14
Washington Wednesday, and Hatch Family Chocolates

Kent Covington talks with Mindy Belz about the dwindling number of refugees the Trump administration is admitting to the U.S. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg visits a craft chocolatier shop in Salt Lake City.

Feb
13
Harvey recovery, and preserving nature in Atlanta

Leigh Jones reports on rebuilding efforts in Houston after Hurricane Harvey, and Onize Ohikere talks about Christians from Indonesia facing deportation battles. Plus: Myrna Brown reports about a woman working to preserve nature in the middle of Georgia's largest city.

Feb
12
Legal Docket, and the History Book

Mary Reichard analyzes Supreme Court arguments on who directs the strategy of a case. Plus: Paul Butler marks the anniversary of the iconic Canadian flag.

Feb
9
Culture Friday, and Megan's Movie Night

John Stonestreet talks discusses the Christian witness of the Philadelphia Eagles, and Megan Basham recommends a Jane Austen classic for Valentine's Day. Plus: Michael Cochrane reports on new technologies in use at the Olympics.

Feb
8
Pentagon spending, and South Carolina Senator Tim Scott

Michael Cochrane covers a new report that indicates the Pentagon has a spending problem, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on Poland's controversial new Holocaust law. Plus: A conversation with South Carolina Senator Tim Scott.

Feb
7
Washington Wednesday, and keeping African-American history alive

Kent Covington talks with the director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights about the new Conscience and Religious Freedom Office, and Kristen Flavin tells the story of a woman on a singular quest to keep African-American history alive in South Carolina.

Feb
6
Classic Book of the Month, and the immigration court backlog

Emily Whitten recommends two books for Black History Month, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the growing immigration court backlog. Plus: A renewed effort to pass a so-called SOGI law in Ohio.

Feb
5
Legal Docket, and the History Book

Mary Reichard analyzes a Supreme Court case dealing with how far police can go without a warrant to search a vehicle parked at home, and Paul Butler marks the 10th anniversary of a devastating tornado.

Feb
2
Culture Friday, and The Great British Baking Show

John Stonestreet discusses the failed abortion legislation despite pro-life majorities in the House and Senate, and Megan Basham recommends some delicious entertainment. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky.

Feb
1
Family abuse in California, and What Do People Do All Day?

Jill Nelson discusses the case of a California family's abuse of 13 children, and Jim Henry reports on solving homelessness. Plus: Laura Finch tells the story of a man who cleans toilets for the glory of God.

Jan
31
Washington Wednesday, and the Tet Offensive 50th anniversary

Kent Covington reports on the president's role in the booming economy. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg tells the story of the battle that changed the course of the Vietnam War and American culture.

Jan
30
Fighting for survival, and the Olasky Interview

J.C. Derrick explains the big issues facing Christian higher education, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the ethical dilemmas of surrogacy. Plus: Marvin Olasky interviews spy-novelist and CIA analyst Mark Henshaw.

Jan
29
Legal Docket, and History Book

Mary Reichard discusses water disputes at the Supreme Court, and a report about new government figures showing a still-growing economy. Plus: Paul Butler explains the advent of scotch tape.

Jan
26
Culture Friday, and Darkest Hour

John Stonestreet talks about the forgiveness an abuse survivor extended to former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, and Megan Basham reviews a film she says is Oscar-worthy. Plus: comments from our listeners.

Jan
25
Medicaid and opioids, and adoption controversy

Jim Henry reports on whether Medicaid may be contributing to the opioid epidemic, and Katie Gaultney on one adoption agency's decision to accept same-sex couples. Plus: One woman's recovery from a heart transplant



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