Artificial Intelligence: Tool, Image Bearer, or Temptation?

Body

“Presuppositions….We agree with Jason Thacker that ‘Technology is amoral but acts as a catalyst that expands the opportunities for humanity to pursue. It is not good or evil in itself but can be designed and used for good and evil purposes.’” - Christ Over All

Discussion

Johannes Kepler, Thinking God’s Thoughts After Him

Body

“Kepler’s work was motivated by his Christian faith. He believed that since God is rational, the universe must be as well. Because humans are made in God’s image, we can, as he said, ‘think God’s thoughts after Him.’” - Breakpoint

Discussion

The challenges of being a religious scientist

Body

“22% of graduate students in science say that they believe in God and 20% describe themselves as ‘very’ or ‘moderately’ religious. These percentages are similar to what is seen among science faculty” - RNS

Discussion

How Can I Know What’s True?

Body

“the Bible not only teaches us ultimate truths about man, the world, salvation, the future, and a host of other subjects that make up a worldview, it also gives us the very principles by which we can know what’s true.” - Ligonier

Discussion

Why Christians Need Philosophy

Body

“1. Bad philosophy must be answered…. 2. Life itself must be answered…. 3. Philosophy is for theology…. 4. Christianity is the true philosophy.” - TGC

Discussion

Humanity Isn’t a Problem to Solve: Technology Needs a Telos

Body

“In the biblical account of reality, humans exist to glorify and love God, and to serve as His special representatives and co-rulers in creation. Human inventions should help towards achieving those ends, extending our abilities, and mitigating the effects of the Fall.” - Breakpoint

Discussion

George Barna: Most Christians don't know what a disciple is

Body

“Prominent Christian researcher George Barna spoke at the Family Research Council’s Pray, Vote, Stand Summit Friday, discussing his new book Raising Spiritual Champions: Nurturing Your Child’s Heart, Mind, and Soul.” - CPost

Discussion