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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. Find original coverage you can't get elsewhere, such as a weekly overview of every Supreme Court case, biblical cultural analysis, and key international stories. This podcast is a product of listener-supported WORLD Radio, which provides sound journalism grounded in God's Word.

The World and Everything in It is an Apple Podcasts top 100 News program delivering essential headlines, field reporting, interviews, and expert analysis. Find original coverage you can't get elsewhere, such as a weekly overview of every Supreme Court case, biblical cultural analysis, and key international stories. This podcast is a product of listener-supported WORLD Radio, which provides sound journalism grounded in God's Word.

Location:

Asheville, NC

Description:

The World and Everything in It is an Apple Podcasts top 100 News program delivering essential headlines, field reporting, interviews, and expert analysis. Find original coverage you can't get elsewhere, such as a weekly overview of every Supreme Court case, biblical cultural analysis, and key international stories. This podcast is a product of listener-supported WORLD Radio, which provides sound journalism grounded in God's Word.

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 20002 Asheville, NC 28802 6364388836


Episodes

Effective Compassion Season 2, Episode 8: Hope Award semi-finalists

3/6/2021
Every year, WORLD hosts the Hope Awards for Effective Compassion. Readers and listeners nominate hundreds of ministries, and we narrow the list to about eight or 10 semi-finalists. Just four make the final cut. This episode is about the runners-up. Journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg visit two ministries that didn’t win in 2019 and explain what bumped them out of the winner’s circle.

Duration:00:30:18

3.5.21 Culture Friday, Only the Brave, and Ask the Editor

3/5/2021
On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about the decision by Bethany Christian Services to serve same-sex couples and what to expect if the Equality Act ever becomes law; Megan Basham reviews a 2017 film about the Granite Mountain Hotshots, Only the Brave; and on Ask the Editor, Marvin Olasky recounts his experience during last month’s Texas snowstorm. Plus: making lemonade from life’s lemons, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything...

Duration:00:30:57

3.4.21 Bitcoin, the Equality Act, and a guitar-maker’s gift

3/4/2021
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the growing acceptance of digital currencies like Bitcoin and what that may mean for business and the economy; Mary Reichard talks to Sarah Parshall Perry of The Heritage Foundation about the Equality Act; and Myrna Brown meets a man in Georgia teaching old guitars to make new music. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a 15th century yard sale treasure, a preview of this week’s Listening In, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It...

Duration:00:37:07

3.3.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a fire survivor

3/3/2021
On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to Cedarville University professor Mark Caleb Smith about what Donald Trump’s speech and CPAC says about the future of the GOP; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg meets the lone survivor of a deadly 2013 wildfire. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, concession deliveries, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from...

Duration:00:33:28

3.2.21 Co-working, Canadian pastors, and Classic Book of the Month

3/2/2021
Maria Baer reports on the increased interest in co-working spaces now that companies are allowing employees to work from home; Mary Reichard talks to John Carpay, who represents a Canadian pastor jailed for holding church services; and Emily Whitten reviews The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for our Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, a hidden message on Mars, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional...

Duration:00:34:13

3.1.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

3/1/2021
On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard dives back into the fight over water rights between Florida and Georgia at the Supreme Court; 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 events from the past. Plus: an 80-pound fleece, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Barnabas Aid, providing hope and...

Duration:00:34:41

Legal Docket, Special Episode: Mandatory Vaccine Laws

2/28/2021
The Supreme Court first considered the constitutionality of mandatory vaccine laws in Jacobson v. Massachusetts (1905). In this episode, hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough examine that decision and cases that expanded it. You will hear from legal experts, doctors, a COVID-19 patient, and a pastor who offer insightful interviews on this this complex debate.

Duration:00:35:12

Effective Compassion Season 2, Episode 7: Mending broken minds

2/27/2021
Just about anyone working in mental healthcare, criminal justice, or social work will agree: people with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders face a difficult road. This episode is about the 50 million Americans dealing with mental illness. Journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg talk to some of the Christians who are there to help, working to put the challenging, personal and spiritual into behavioral health care.

Duration:00:31:42

2.26.21 Culture Friday, Flora and Ulysses, and Listener Feedback

2/26/2021
On Culture Friday, Megan Basham talks with Ryan Anderson about Amazon’s decision to pull his book on transgenderism off its digital shelves; Megan also reviews a new family movie on Disney+, Flora & Ulysses; and your Listener Feedback. Plus: swimming in handcuffs, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at:...

Duration:00:35:21

2.25.21 Child tax credits, Texas power woes, and serving schools

2/25/2021
Leigh Jones reports on two plans to change child tax credits; Mary Reichard talks to MIT energy professor Christopher Knittel about problems with the Texas power grid; and Kim Henderson meets a woman helping her church to love its neighbors at a local elementary school. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, an expensive Bay Area move, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from...

Duration:00:35:16

2.24.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and storm stories

2/24/2021
On Washington Wednesday, immigration experts weigh in on President Biden’s plans for the southern border; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and three WORLD reporters based in Texas recount their experiences during last week’s winter storm. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, a puzzling record, 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...

Duration:00:33:44

2.23.21 America on the world stage, Jack Phillips, and kids books

2/23/2021
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on President Biden’s effort to reassert U.S. influence on international organizations; Mary Reichard talks to Steve West about Jack Phillips’ ongoing legal battle; and Emily Whitten talks to some of the reviewers involved in picking WORLD’s Children’s Books of the Year. Plus: commentary from Ryan Bomberger, a suspicious bag of cuteness, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Dordt...

Duration:00:33:19

2.22.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, History Book

2/22/2021
On Legal Docket, Jenny Rough reports on the constitutionality of vaccine mandates; 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 events from the past. Plus: skiing on the interstate, and 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...

Duration:00:34:31

Effective Compassion, Season 2, Episode 6: Repairing broken families

2/20/2021
Many of the people who struggle with addiction or homelessness grew up with a family member with unhealthy habits. Or they experienced abuse. Some didn’t have a family at all. Coming from a good family doesn’t guarantee a trouble-free life. But having a shaky family foundation makes everything a lot harder. In this episode, journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg explore what compassion looks like for hurting children, young adults, and their parents.

Duration:00:30:20

2.19.21 Culture Friday, The Crew, and Word Play

2/19/2021
On Culture Friday, Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown talk to John Stonestreet about conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh’s legacy; Megan Basham reviews the new Netflix comedy The Crew; and on Word Play, George Grant ponders our new COVID-19 vocabulary. Plus: 4-wheeling to work, and the Friday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Maranatha Baptist University, with online options for degree completion. mbu.edu/finish And from...

Duration:00:34:54

2.18.21 Israel’s vaccine success, landing on Mars, and dog sledding

2/18/2021
Jill Nelson reports on Israel’s successful campaign to vaccinate its residents against COVID-19; Mary Reichard talks to astronomy professor Jim Murphy about today’s Mars rover landing; and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a Utah man’s attempt to pass on the tradition of dog-sledding. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, an upside-down lawmaker, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Maranatha Baptist University,...

Duration:00:34:32

2.17.21 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a heart for foster care

2/17/2021
On Washington Wednesday, Mary Reichard talks to Brett Schaefer about the World Health Organization’s investigation into the origins of the coronavirus; on World Tour, Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Kim Henderson meets a couple with a heart for foster care. Plus: commentary from Marvin Olasky, pants protecting parking, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Maranatha Baptist University,...

Duration:00:32:29

2.16.21 Rent assistance, Ravi Zacharias, and The Olasky Interview

2/16/2021
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on efforts to provide assistance to renters and landlords; Mary Reichard talks to WORLD’s Emily Belz about the conclusion of a report about abuse claims against the late apologist Ravi Zacharias; and on The Olasky Interview, WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky talks to sociologist Mark Regnerus about marriage in the church. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, a missing chicken, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at...

Duration:00:33:38

2.15.21 Legal Docket, Moneybeat, and History Book

2/15/2021
On Legal Docket, Mary Reichard unpacks the oral arguments in a Supreme Court case about legal appeals; 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 events from the past. Plus: a $5 million doggie, and the Monday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Maranatha Baptist University, with licensure options...

Duration:00:33:49

Effective Compassion Season 2, Episode 5: Compassion for refugees

2/13/2021
This episode is about newcomers: Refugees and asylum seekers looking for a fresh start. Journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg explain how refugee resettlement works and visit several ministries that help these newcomers become self-sufficient in their new homes.

Duration:00:26:41