Full episode 680: The Weight Of Words Prologue Prologue Share a clip ByIra Glass What does God get out of us praising him? Or is it actually for us? (7 minutes) More in ReligionView all 651: If You Build It, Will They Come? July 13, 2018 Act One: Come All Ye Faithless Eric Mennel tells the story of one church planter, Watson Jones, who sets out on his mission to build a new church in a very challenging setting. 635: Chip in My Brain Jan. 12, 2018 Act Two: Unbelieving Cody's parents try to get him to unlearn some of what AJ taught him—and it's difficult. 635: Chip in My Brain Jan. 12, 2018 Act One: Believing A private basketball coach teaches a young student some things his parents don't agree with. More by Ira GlassView all 678: The Wannabes July 5, 2019 Wannabes Two Host Ira Glass follows presidential hopeful Julián Castro as he prepares for the first debate of the Democratic primary. 676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid May 31, 2019 Act One: Jersey? Sure. Gary puts on a tough guy costume, but will it turn him into a tough guy? Ira continues Gary Gulman’s story. 666: The Theme That Shall Not Be Named Jan. 18, 2019 Act Two: Details of the Devil Religion professor Elaine Pagels explains the roots and evolution of Satan in religious texts.