This week on The Bulletin, hosts Mike Cosper and Nicole Martin join special guests Steve Cuss, Robert Nicholson, and Esau McCaulley to talk about our anxieties—real and imagined. First, our worries in the workplace increasingly center around the role of artificial intelligence. Can we keep a level head when we're concerned that computers will take away our jobs? Next, Alexei Navalny’s death reminds us that peace often requires speaking truth to power. What can we learn from Russia’s response to Navalny, and should we be anxious about the future of global democracy? Finally, Black History Month plays an important prophetic role in American life. If we’re worried about highlighting Black accomplishments and stories, what does this say about the narratives we’ve believed about history and faith? Listen and be challenged.

This Week’s Guests:
Steve Cuss is a pastor, former chaplain, and founder of Capable Life, which helps people lower internal and relational anxiety in the workplace and home place. Steve, his wife, Lisa, and two sons and a daughter live in Erie, Colorado. He is the author of Managing Leadership Anxiety: Yours and Theirs and The Expectation Gap: The Tiny, Vast Space between Our Beliefs and Experience of God. Steve hosts the CT Media podcast, Being Human.

Robert Nicholson is the president and executive director of the Philos Project. He is also cofounder and board member of Passages Israel, an advisory board member of In Defense of Christians, and an adjunct professor at The King’s College in New York City. A former US Marine and a 2012–13 Tikvah Fellow, Robert founded Philos in 2014 to stimulate a new generation of religious and cultural exchange between the Near East and the West. His written work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Telegraph, New York Post, Jerusalem Post, Newsweek, Providence, First Things, The Hill, and National Interest.

Esau McCaulley, PhD, is an author and associate professor of New Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of many works, including a new memoir, How Far to the Promised Land, and a children’s book entitled Josie Johnson’s Hair and the Holy Spirit. Esau is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. His writings have also appeared in places such as The Atlantic, Washington Post, and Christianity Today.

Resources Referenced:
What a Murdered Russian Dissident Can Teach Us About Moral Courage
To those who keep slaves, and approve the practice” by Richard Allen

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