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Walking alongside parents, educators, and mentors as they disciple their kids and teens through current events. The News Coach offers tools and tips for cultivating news literacy and a non-anxious learning environment through a Christian worldview.


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Digital relationships and embodied love (with Chelsea Boes)

Parents and politicians question the impact of social media on kids and teens. We’re joined by WORLDkids Editor Chelsea Boes to talk about the positives and negatives of digital relationships.

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WORLD Radio - Digital relationships and embodied love (with Chelsea Boes)


DALL-E, creativity, and slow learning (with Dr. Michael Finch)

We’re once again joined by Dr. Michael Finch to tackle listener questions about AI. What does this new technology mean for the development of our kids and teens? How does artificial intelligence impact creativity, and vice versa?

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WORLD Radio - DALL-E, creativity, and slow learning (with Dr. Michael Finch)


Teen dating and the family of grace (with Amy Auten and Rob Patete)

It’s Valentine’s Day, and we’re joined by fellow God’s WORLD News team members Amy Auten and Rob Patete to tackle a listener question about dating. How should parents think about teenage relationships amid today’s unique challenges?

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WORLD Radio - Teen dating and the family of grace (with Amy Auten and Rob Patete)


Generational divides and the wisdom of age

What drives the divide between generations? What shapes our beliefs about old age? Kelsey and Jonathan explore today’s cultural attitude toward the elderly and what it means for our kids and students.

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WORLD Radio - Generational divides and the wisdom of age


Homer, Lolita and hope in the darkness

We join professor, author, and pastor Dr. Jim Hamilton to talk about the transformative power of stories—even stories we might not expect. How can stories show us hope in the darkness?

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WORLD Radio - Homer, Lolita and hope in the darkness


Digital dementia and discerning sources

We’re using our tools to break down an article on “digital dementia.” What is this phenomenon? Is it real? This article also gives us the opportunity to evaluate not just a single article, but a news source.

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WORLD Radio - Digital dementia and discerning sources


Liturgy and literacy amid modern challenges (part 2 with Amy Auten)

We’re concluding our discussion with God’s Big WORLD Editor Amy Auten, and we’re bringing our ideas into the realm of action. What does it look like to protect healthy habits in a world of modern challenges? How can hospitality help?

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WORLD Radio - Liturgy and literacy amid modern challenges (part 2 with Amy Auten)


Liturgy and literacy amid modern challenges (part 1 with Amy Auten)

Today’s world of ever-present technology and constant news can make it hard to pursue healthy routines with your kids. How can parents encourage literacy and liturgy amid modern challenges? We're joined by God's Big WORLD editor Amy Auten on today's episode.

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WORLD Radio - Liturgy and literacy amid modern challenges (part 1 with Amy Auten)


Understanding artificial intelligence (with Dr. Michael Finch)

Today on Concurrently, it’s a new year but Artificial Intelligence isn’t going anywhere. To help us better understand this growing phenomenon, we’re joined by Dr. Michael Finch.

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WORLD Radio - Understanding artificial intelligence (with Dr. Michael Finch)


Our Top Ten Words of 2023

We’re counting down our Top Ten Words of 2023. These tough terms have cropped up all over the news of 2023. But are we using them correctly?

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WORLD Radio - Our Top Ten Words of 2023


Hypocrisy, repentance, and the religious nones

Why do more and more Americans identify as religious “nones”? And how should Christian parents and educators respond? We’re using the SOAR method to break down a report from the Associated Press.

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WORLD Radio - Hypocrisy, repentance, and the religious nones


A Christian response to anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitic incidents around the globe have increased since the start of the Israel/Hamas war. What is anti-Semitism, and how should Christian parents and educators respond?

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WORLD Radio - A Christian response to anti-Semitism


Ideas and diversity on today’s college campuses (with Collin Garbarino)

How do we sort through headlines about campus protests and guest speakers getting shouted down? We’re joined by WORLD Arts and Culture Editor Collin Garbarino to ask: What’s happening on America’s college campuses?

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WORLD Radio - Ideas and diversity on today’s college campuses (with Collin Garbarino)


Human flourishing and work

Are parents failing to prepare kids to flourish in the adult world? Is the world simply not built for human flourishing? Or is the truth somewhere in between? Kelsey and Jonathan explore the pressing themes of a viral video.

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WORLD Radio - Human flourishing and work


Population decline and God's design for family (with Chiara Lamberti and Jenny Lind Schmitt)

How have society’s attitudes shifted regarding children and families? And what does that do to a culture? On today's episode, we’re joined by WJI graduate Chiara Lamberti and WORLD’s Jenny Lind Schmitt.

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WORLD Radio - Population decline and God's design for family (with Chiara Lamberti and Jenny Lind Schmitt)


Exploring news with the Big 5

Something old for something new. How does a classical conversation tool help us sort through current events? Kelsey and Jonathan answer a listener question about Aristotle’s Five Common Topics.

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WORLD Radio - Exploring news with the Big 5


Reckoning with deconstruction stories (with Amy Auten)

How should we respond to Christians “deconstructing” their faith? We’re joined by God’s Big WORLD editor Amy Auten to explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of deconstruction.

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WORLD Radio - Reckoning with deconstruction stories (with Amy Auten)


Israel, Hamas, and worldviews at war

On October 7, Hamas terrorists attacked Israel. In response, Israel declared war. At the request of listeners, we're exploring the history and worldviews behind this conflict.

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WORLD Radio - Israel, Hamas, and worldviews at war


Let's hear from our listeners

Today on Concurrently, we’re continuing the conversation by responding to listener feedback on school choice, cancel culture, Christian nationalism, and more.

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WORLD Radio - Let's hear from our listeners


Affirmative action and human flourishing

We’re breaking out all our tools to tackle a listener question on affirmative action. How do we unravel lasting consequences of cultural injustice? And what does it mean for human flourishing?

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WORLD Radio - Affirmative action and human flourishing


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