The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI | MIT Technology Review

.... From the outset, there were two schools of thought regarding how understandable, or explainable, AI ought to be. Many thought it made the most sense to build machines that reasoned according to rules and logic, making their inner workings transparent to anyone who cared to examine some code. Others felt that intelligence would more …

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Peeling Back the Curtain: A Self-Examination & Personal Request for Prayer

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain. ---Wizard of Oz Lamb's Harbinger is the curtain, behind which Sam Kean operates. There is good that comes from its operation. It is a journal of his spiritual development, and it springs from his desire to have a transparent, authentic, relational knowledge of God that works …

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What an IFB Cult Leader Sounds Like When Demanding Money

If one says the name Colonial Hills Baptist Church (Indianapolis, IN), then you might remember having seen the 20/20 news report about the church's publicly blaming/shaming and shunning a statutory rape victim, while failing to properly report her perpetrator. Chuck Phelps was the presiding pastor at that time, and he still is the senior pastor. If …

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Anonymous FBC-Affiliated Evangelist Responds to My Story

A few days ago, I was contacted by a Falls Baptist Church affiliated evangelist... who speaks often at Falls Baptist Church special meetings and conferences. I receive 1-2 contacts like this per month, stating how angry/bitter or deceived I am, how good Falls is & how I should not write or say what I am …

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An Anonymous IFB Pastor’s Response to “My Story”

Only a few days ago, I published My Story: Entrenchment in & Escape from an IFB Cult in an effort to allow others to find their voice and healing. I received a response from an IFB pastor (once connected to Falls Baptist Church and Baptist College of Ministry) regarding my story. The pastor denied me permission to …

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