The Age of AI

Are robots going to take my job? How are smartphones affecting my kids? Do I need to worry about privacy when I get online or ask Siri for directions?

Are robot pastors really the future of the church?

Editor’s Note: Last week, BBC World News released an interesting documentary on the rise of AI and robotic technology in faith gatherings around the world. This topic has been top of mind for a few weeks since I learned of…

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3 crucial areas of ethical research in technology for the Digital Public Square

A new project seeking to equip the Church with wisdom for a digital age Nearly every area of our lives has been technicized or digitized in one way or another during the past century. Technology has ushered in innumerable benefits…

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Herman Bavinck on the Christian Worldview

The term worldview often carries a lot of baggage in our culture today. Some dislike the term as it seems to paint the way we understand ourselves and the world around us in overly rationalistic terms. Others think that the…

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Wired for Tyranny? The Concerning Rise of Digital Authoritarianism

In the West we often take technology for granted. We grow frustrated when the internet at home or the office goes down, even if only for a few moments. We…

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Is Facebook discipling your church members?

Over the last few weeks, there have been a number of concerning reports about how social media — Facebook, in particular — is having extremely negative effects on our society,…

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How can Christians navigate the digital public square?

My family lives just outside of a small town in Tennessee with a historic downtown district. Like many small towns throughout our nation, we have a downtown square that serves…

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Conversations on theology, ethics, and philosophy in the public square


A conversation with Dr. Ayman Ibrahim on the Quran and Islamic worldview

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Ayman Ibrahim, professor of Islamic studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and author of A Concise Guide to the Quran. Today,…


A conversation with Samuel James on truth and technology

In this episode, I am joined by Samuel James, an editor and writer who focuses on issues of theology, technology, and society. Today, we talk about a recent article he…