2023 will be remembered as the year that AI became a reality for many of us. What should our response be as Christians, professionals, parents, friends and citizens. The articles, events and resources below will help you navigate that question.
This unique moment in history will require 4 postures of every leader. Explore them in this article.
Once we are positioned to respond to God, there are two discussions we need to be having with family, friends and coworkers about AI. Explore them in this article.
My thoughts turn to a God-follower who was faced with an unrivaled and unpredictable power. Daniel was brought to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzer after the defeat of Judah and the beginning of the exile. His life is one of the most instructive corollaries to what we are going through today that I have found.
There are times when change is a slow and the world has time to think. Other times, like the one we are living in now, bring frantic change that moves at a dizzying pace. In these days, words like progress and innovation are part of everyone's lexicon.
I don't know about you, but I'm done listening to the phrase, "Garbage in, garbage out," in discussions about artificial intelligence (AI). It comes up all the time. Why? Simple, the promise of AI is completely tied to the quality and quantity of your data. And we have to be honest with ourselves. In the nonprofit world we have some significant data challenges.
As you wrestle with the impact of this AI Moment, use this Spotify Playlist to center your thinking on what obedience to God looks like in this moment.
Recently Jon Hirst spoke at the Digital Media Conference, a pre-event to the National Religious Broadcasters, about Obedience in this AI Moment. View the slides here.
Join Ted Esler, Jon Hirst, and Mark Tabladillo for a discussion on the ways that artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT affect the global Great Commission. There are dangers, challenges, and opportunities to uncover in this fast changing technology.
If you only have 15 minutes, this podcast interview will give you a summary of AI and its impact on ministry.
Artificial Intelligence has already dramatically begun disrupting the publishing industry. Just like when the Internet was introduced, publishers can thrive even in the midst of significant disruption by understanding the challenges and taking advantage of the opportunities that a major technological shift brings. Come hear from experts who can speak to what is already happening, what is coming and receive encouragement from others who are walking the same path of exploration and innovation.
If you are coming to the annual Missio Nexus event, join Jon Hirst, Mark Tabladillo and Yvonne Carlson for a half day session on practical application of AI for ministry.
This multi-day media convention is put on annually by the Evangelical Press Association and the National Association of Evangelicals and is available to anyone. While covering many topics related to media and ministry, this year will have a particular focus on AI and how it is changing the landscape of media ministry.