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The Hot Response Culture (Why Reason & Compassion Should Prevail)

Posted 25 August 2020

Your smartphone has seven million times the memory and 100,000 times the processing power of the guidance computer onboard Apollo 11. Have you wondered what we’re collectively doing with all that power? Are we spreading more heat than light, or finding constructive solutions?

These are important questions, given the range of hugely significant challenges - and opportunities - we face. And especially so in the age of COVID-19, where we rely so heavily on digital communications to maintain friendships, stay informed... Click for more

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The word 'worship' comes from two words in the old English: 'worth-ship', which speaks of the assigning of value or worth to someone. Life only really takes off when we assign ultimate value to God our Creator. When Peter made his great confession, he was met with a powerful response from Jesus. Having correctly identified Jesus, the Lord correctly identified Peter, giving him a picture of... Click for more

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Can Robots Replace Pastors?

Will AI Make Church Leaders Redundant?

In May 2017, to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, German technologists introduced a robotic priest. They christened it BLESS U-2.

It was a very rudimentary entry into the burgeoning field of robotics: you pushed a button and received a spoken blessing. The designers’ goal, however, was much loftier than their creation suggested.

They wanted to spark a debate on whether machines might one day replace pastors and priests.

Much is spoken and written about automation,... Click for more

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