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.

Jul
9
7.9.20 Crackdown in Hong Kong, reading trends, and The Olasky Interview

Megan Basham talks to WORLD’s East Asia correspondent, June Cheng, about China’s latest move to crack down on freedoms in Hong Kong; Anna Johansen reports on how stay-at-home orders have changed the way people buy and read books; and Marvin Olasky interviews Amity Shlaes. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, slithering out of a speeding ticket, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Bible Translation Fellowship. Building a network of churches that integrate Bible translation into the mission of the church. More at bibletranslationfellowship.org And from the new book from Focus on the Family, 9 Lies that Will Destroy Your Marriage. Core truths to strengthen and protect it. In bookstores and online at the Focus on the Family Store.

Jul
8
7.8.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and the Family Fish House

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to national security expert Bradley Bowman about claims that Russia is offering bounties to Taliban fighters who kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Kim Henderson meets a family hustling to keep their restaurant fish house afloat during the pandemic. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, Tesla short shorts, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Bible Translation Fellowship. Building a network of churches that integrate Bible translation into the mission of the church. More at bibletranslationfellowship.org And from the new book from Focus on the Family, 9 Lies that Will Destroy Your Marriage. Core truths to strengthen and protect it. In bookstores and online at the Focus on the Family Store.

Jul
7
7.7.20 Social media, summer camps, and Classic Book of the Month

Myrna Brown talks to Jason Thacker about new social media platforms hoping to dethrone Twitter and Facebook; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how Christian camps are adjusting to the summer of COVID-19; and Emily Whitten recommends The Hiding Place for her Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, a Fourth of July hero, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Bible Translation Fellowship. Building a network of churches that integrate Bible translation into the mission of the church. More at bibletranslationfellowship.org And from the new book from Focus on the Family, 9 Lies that Will Destroy Your Marriage. Core truths to strengthen and protect it. In bookstores and online at the Focus on the Family Store.

Jul
6
7.6.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard covers the decline in courtroom litigation; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest unemployment data; and on History Book, Paul Butler revisits a tennis sensation and a president’s last meal. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
3
7.3.20 Washington Wednesday, Footsteps of St. Peter, and Gettysburg

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about recent Supreme Court rulings and the push to tear down Confederate statues; Megan reviews the second in a series of BBC documentaries about Biblical figures, In the Footsteps of St. Peter; and J.C. Derrick visits Gettysburg to mark the anniversary of the pivotal Civil War battle. Plus: a special performance of The Star-Spangled Banner, sign language translation, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
2
7.2.20 Community policing, YouTube censorship, and a Notable Speech

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on community policing models that are working to build trust between law enforcement officers and the neighborhoods they serve; Megan Basham talks to Dr. Jeff Barrows about the increasing pressure to label medical facts about gender as “hate speech”; and we remember a Notable Speech delivered by Gen. Douglas MacArthur in 1962. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, graduating by jet ski, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jul
1
7.1.20 Washington Wednesday, a win for school choice, and ballet

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to Will Inboden about President Trump’s plan to pull U.S. troops out of Germany; Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court ruling that favors school choice efforts; and Sarah Schweinsberg visits a Utah ballet studio where dancers are taught to pirouette away from perfection. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, one impatient baby, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
30
6.30.20 Abortion restrictions, reopening schools, and coronamoons

Mary Reichard reports on the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down restrictions on abortion in Louisiana; Jill Nelson explains why U.S. schools can learn lessons from their overseas counterparts as they prepare to reopen classrooms; and Bonnie Pritchett talks to newlyweds forced to spend way more time together than they expected thanks to stay-at-homem orders. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in it today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
29
6.29.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details a lawsuit over New York’s restrictions on religious gatherings; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts significant events from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
26
6.26.20 Culture Friday, and In the Footsteps of St. Paul

On Culture Friday, Myrna Brown, Megan Basham, and Trevin Wax discuss what happens when "cancel culture" hits newsrooms; and Megan Basham reviews a British documentary about the Apostle Paul. Plus: your listener feedback, a buggy in the drive-through, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
25
6.25.20 National parks, Christian schools, and a fallen officer

Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how the national park system is preparing for an influx of visitors tired to stay-at-home orders; Laura Edghill explains why Protestant and evangelical schools are faring better than their Catholic counterparts during the current economic upheaval; and Kim Henderson attends a memorial service for a sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, putting a stop to screaming, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
24
6.24.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and Biblical archaeology

On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to Mark Pomar of The Clements Center about the shakeup at America’s international broadcasting agencies; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international headlines; and Paul Butler talks to Biblical archaeologists about how COVID-19 has affected their work. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, making bridge look like child's play, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
23
6.23.20 DACA plans, ending the SAT, and the secret to a long marriage

Mary Reichard details a Supreme Court opinion in a case about the SEC’s ability to recoup money from fraudsters; Sarah Schweinsberg reports on what’s next for DACA; Anna Johansen explains why some colleges and universities are no longer requiring applicants to submit SAT and ACT scores; and Myrna Brown meets a couple who’s learned the secret of staying happily married. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, a magical delivery, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
22
6.22.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details the final oral argument in this year’s Supreme Court term; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the jump in retail sales; and on History Book, Paul Butler recounts important dates from the past. Plus: commentary from Andrée Seu Peterson, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
19
6.19.20 Culture Friday, Mr. Holmes, and Word Play

On Culture Friday, Megan Basham and Myrna Brown talk to theology professor Katie McCoy about the tension between feminists and transgender activists; Megan reviews Mr. Holmes, a 2015 film about an aged, retired Sherlock Holmes; and on Word Play, George Grant celebrates the contribution of William Tyndale to biblical scholarship and the English language. Plus: a USPS drug bust, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
18
6.18.20 Recovering from riots, campus police, and civics lessons

Anna Johansen reports on Chicago communities suffering from the loss of businesses destroyed by violence and looting; Laura Edghill reports on why public school districts are moving away from having a police presence on campus; and Kim Henderson talks to teachers about why civics lessons are so necessary … and so undervalued. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a pandemic-proof July 4th tradition, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
17
6.17.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a singing pastor

On Washington Wednesday, Nick Eicher talks to the Heritage Foundation’s John Malcolm about the Republican police reform proposal; on World Tour, Africa reporter Onize Ohikere covers international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg tells the story of the Mississippi pastor who won a popular reality TV singing contest. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, drive-in concerts, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in In today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
16
6.16.20 Transgender rights, voter priorities, and The Olasky Interview

Mary Reichard reports on the landmark decision on transgender employment rights handed down by the Supreme Court Monday; Sarah Schweinsberg explains why voters aren’t thinking much about healthcare reform despite the coronavirus pandemic; and in The Olasky Interview, WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky talks to author James Smith about Augustinian wisdom for modern issues. Plus: commentary from Kim Henderson, an epic gator fight, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
15
6.15.20 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard details the oral arguments in a Supreme Court case involving conditions for foreign aid; on the Monday Moneybeat, Nick Eicher talks to financial analyst David Bahnsen about the latest economic news; and on History Book, Paul Butler revisits significant events from the past. Plus: commentary from Trillia Newbell, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.

Jun
12
6.12.20 Culture Friday, Stargirl, and Christian artists reflect on summer jobs

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet answers questions from this year’s class of World Journalism Students; Megan Basham reviews the new CW superhero series, Stargirl; and Myrna Brown talks to two Christian music artists about the summer jobs they had as kids. Plus: a drive-in art gallery, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate.