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A new iPad advertisement showing musical instruments and art supplies being crushed by a hydraulic press has triggered a backlash against Apple and provoked a wider discussion about the impact of technology on communities and creativity. Jonathan Haidt says religious kids have better mental health on average because they’re connected to incarnate congregations, and the Catholic Church disciplines an AI priest. Then, Kaitlyn talks to Matthew Niermann about the Lausanne Movement’s massive new report on global Christianity and the major trends shaping the future of the church. Also this week—beware of cicada rain!


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0:00 - Intro


0:42 - Show Starts


1:54 - Theme Song


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3:22 - World Relief - Visit to download your family refugee guide and learn more about the Path Community


4:13 - Catching up on learning German and the Holy Post live event


8:44 - Cicadas’ Powerful Urine


13:41- Apple Crushes Incarnation


23:58 - The Desire of Incarnation


29:01 - Jonathan Haidt and the Anxious Secular Kids


35:30 - An AI Priest is laicized


48:24 - The Church in a Hydraulic Press


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56:26 - Interview


58:03 - What is The Lausanne Movement?


1:02:35 - Polycentric Christianity


1:12:27 - What Challenges and Opportunities Come with this Shift?


1:20:30 - The Question of Our Era: What Does it Mean to be Human?


1:30:35 - End Credits

Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

Why Cicadas Power Spray Their Pee


Rage Against the Apple Machine


Jonathan Haidt Religion Tweet


AI ‘Priest’ Sparks More Online Backlash Than Belief


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