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Podcast 426: AI and the Future of Bible Engagement with John Plake of American Bible Society


John Plake, Chief Program Officer at American Bible Society, joins Nils Smith to discuss insights from ABS's annual State of the Bible report on AI and online church trends. 

They explore public perceptions of AI in relation to spirituality and the Bible across generations. John shares how research found differences between general and religious views, and concerns about jobs. Insights are provided on AI's potential to expedite Bible translation and how organizations like ABS are cautiously exploring responsible AI integration. 

Listeners are encouraged to download the free State of the Bible resource to learn more about understanding various audience segments for effective outreach.


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