Has technology exceeded our humanity?
This century is widely known as ‘the Bio-tech Century’, with advances in all the emerging technologies (bio, info/digital, nano, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and robotics). This has deep implications for the Church and for mission, particularly in relation to the biblical truth of what it means to be human. The Cape Town Commitment II-A-6
We live in an era wherein the greatest scientist in history, Albert Einstein said, ‘It is appallingly obvious our technology has exceeded our humanity’. The church is often viewed as archaic and irrelevant, despite its tremendous humanitarian and socioeconomic achievements and contributions. There is a lack of knowledge of technological advances that could be leveraged to increase ministry effectiveness. The Lausanne Technology issue networks exists to address this gap within the global church. It brings thought leadership to how we view, create, and adopt technology for furthering global mission.
The objectives of the Lausanne Technology issue network are to:
The following are some examples of the strategic action of our network: