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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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Podcast 410: The Impact of AI on the Future of Ministry with Drew Dickens

Join us for a captivating discussion with the insightful Drew Dickens as we explore the impact of AI on the future of ministry.

In this episode, Drew, a visionary at the intersection of technology and spirituality, shares his perspectives on how artificial intelligence is reshaping the landscape of ministry. Dive into the ethical considerations, opportunities, and challenges as we navigate the integration of AI into sacred practices. 

Whether you're a tech enthusiast, religious leader, or intrigued by spirituality in the digital age, our conversation with Drew Dickens provides profound insights into the spiritual dimensions of AI. 


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Podcast 407: Technology, Theology, and Digital discipleship with Dr. Stacy Dandrige

In today’s episode, Dr. Stacy Dandrige, a leading expert in the intersection of technology and theology, guides us through the transformative impact of digital advancements on spiritual practices and discipleship.

From ethical considerations in AI to the potential of digital platforms for religious outreach, we explore the dynamic relationship between faith and technology.

Join us for a compelling discussion that transcends boundaries, offering insights into how technology shapes and challenges our spiritual lives in the digital age. This is a must-listen for anyone curious about the evolving landscape where technology and theology meet.

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