All technologies are amplifiers. They work like a hammer that amplifies the torque of your arm and the power that you can put into hitting a nail. AI is going to amplify our abilities in many areas, which will be good, but it will also carry the possibility of amplifying or extending the reach of our sinfulness as well.
Greg interviewed the Rev. Dr. Jessica Moerman, a climate and environmental scientist, pastor, educator, and advocate. We think Jessica is one of the most exciting and hopeful emerging voices in the field of climate science and Christian faith.
C.S. Lewis talked about how some of us are more prone to particular ways of being in the world. It could be easier or harder depending on how we are prone, but we’re still called to live a holier life.
How do churches create circumstances where children experience social support? How do churches help children create relationships that allow them to experience the love of Christ? Developmental psychologist Erin Smith helps us dig into these questions.
While children do think differently about the world, they also offer an interesting case study about how we communicate love… when we kind of back up the developmental clock and look at kids, we see that love is just as much an embodied interaction in a relational space. Even when we cover it up and rationalize it in adulthood, that doesn’t go away. For this reason, there’s value in thinking about what formation looks like for our 10-year-olds. They cry for the same experiences our adult hearts crave.