Sundry Dinner for January 10

Hello From The Future is a project that allows you to read messages from people that they wish they had at your age.

35 years ago, Isaac Asimov was asked by the Star to predict the world of 2019. Here is what he wrote.

In 1957, when pollsters asked whether religion can answer “all or most of today’s problems” or whether it is “old-fashioned and out of date,” 87 percent opted for “can answer”; seven percent, for “out of date.” Today, that 80-point gap has shrunk to a mere seven points, 46 percent versus 39 percent. Story.

If You Feel Thankful, Write It Down. It’s Good For Your Health

Sermon Illustration Alert. From Fast Company: Scientists are building a detector for conversations likely to go bad. Researchers say their tool can often spot when Wikipedia discussions will degenerate into personal attacks by watching for a few familiar linguistic cues.

“Alexa: Don’t Record Me.” Alexa Recorded a Couple’s Private Conversation and Sent It to a Contact

About Tom

ANCHOR COURSE LOGO Tom Goodman is a graduate of Baylor University and Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, and he holds a doctorate from New Orleans Seminary. He has served as pastor in Louisiana, north Texas, and overseas in Grand Cayman before becoming the pastor of Hillcrest Church in Austin, Texas. Diane and Tom have been married since their days at Baylor University, and they have two sons, Michael and Stephen. Tom enjoys scuba diving, watching the latest Netflix DVD with Diane, and chasing mis-hit golf balls.