Although I have not listened to the broadcast myself. When you said you were perplexed at those things, I was happy to see that I was not the only one who was perplexed.
God's Sovereignty to the Christian should be a great source of encouragement to them.
My pastor is doing a series on God's attributes and this morning he preached on God's wisdom.
Though it is very convicting, in that in my case it brought to mind areas that still need growth in my life. Never the less, it was very comforting knowing that there is not even one rogue molecule in the whole universe. God is sovereign over the whole creation. That should comfort the believer and terrify the unbeliever.