Posts Tagged ‘sermon’

ChatGPT preaches sermon and runs church service

Thursday, June 15th, 2023

An artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot told hundreds of people at a Lutheran service on Friday “to rise from the pews and praise the Lord.” The experimental church service was almost entirely AI-generated. A ChatGPT chatbot delivered a sermon at the church in Bavaria, Germany. What happened The sermon chatbot, personified by an avatar of a Read more

What makes a sermon difficult to listen to

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

I am closing in on my forty-third birthday and have been a churchgoer all my life. A bit of simple math shows that I’ve probably listened to somewhere around 4,000 sermons over the course of my life (which undoubtedly means I should have far more knowledge of the Bible than I do and should be Read more

Anglican head tells NZ service that Church must beat its fears

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

In a sermon given in Auckland, the spiritual head of the Anglican communion has challenged the Church to overcome its fears. Preaching at a packed Holy Sepulchre Church in Newton, Archbishop Justin Welby said the Church has “so often lived in fear and often does so now”. “Fear causes our quarrels, whether it is sexuality Read more