As technology continues to advance, the possibility of autonomous lethal robots is a real one. The efforts to make robots more ethical are commendable, but this research comes with many thorny questions.
We do not find our parenting to be significantly breaking stereotypes, as stereotypes in parenting are being broken all over these days by stay at home dads, two working parent families, single parent families, and so on. We are simply doing our best in all the roles to which we are called.
While one might get lost in an endless debate regarding gender roles, one observation that we find productive as we think about our individual and joint callings in service to God’s kingdom is this: God has blessed us in different ways, so shouldn’t we play to the strengths God has given us?
We don’t have it all figured out, but we’ve got each other’s backs, and, in the end, by the grace of God, that’s enough.
My faith is central to who I am, whether that’s in my private life or my public life. I wouldn’t know how to separate Chuck Grassley the U.S. Senator from Chuck Grassley the Christian even if I wanted to, and it would make me a poor ambassador for Christ if I tried to hide my faith.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” I know in my heart of hearts that there is only one voice that gets to decide my worth. And anytime I give an improper weight to fear and the voices around me on my perceived success, market value or worth, I make another idol.