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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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Living Under God's Smile

31 October 2020

What is it that Christians are called to preach to this world? Is it judgement to come? Or, hellfire? Not primarily, no. Our first message must always be this: 'God loves you and he has given his best to reconcile you to himself. He wants you to live under his smile again!' What is favour with God? It is knowing that he's not angry with you... 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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