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Code for the Kingdom: Faith & Tech in Cascadia

Code for the Kingdom: Faith & Tech in Cascadia

How can we support, activate and unleash technologists to use their gifts to advance God’s Kingdom?

In this talk I share the massive opportunity for the Church (especially in the Pacific Northwest)–so massive it would be irresponsible not to pursue–as well as 4 methods and 6 models for doing so.

Listen or read the manuscript: https://meritandgrace.com/faith-and-the-tech-sector/

Chris Lim

October 15, 2016
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  1. Code for the Kingdom
    Faith and the Tech Sector (in Cascadia)
    October 2016
    Christopher Lim, TheoTech LLC
    @meritandgrace | [email protected]

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  2. Cascadian Culture is Technological
    90,000 coders in Washington State
    238,000 workers total
    $22 billion in wages / $2 billion in taxes
    8,610 Information Communications Technology Companies
    Total Market Value > $1 Trillion
    Each coder generates 7 additional jobs.
    Source: Washington Technology Industry Association Accessed: 10/13/2016
    http://www.washingtontechnology.org/washingtons-information-and-communication-tech-ict-companies-create-job
    s-faster-than-any-other-industry-and-wtia-has-the-analysis-to-prove-it/

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  3. Source: Pew Forum Accessed: 10/13/2016
    http://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/state/washington/#social-and-political-views

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  4. Gospel Funding Opportunity $22 billion * 20% ~=
    $4.4 billion in wages
    $4.4 billion * 10% =
    $440 million in giving
    90k coders * 20% ~=
    18,000 coders

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  5. Unleashing Coders for the Kingdom
    ● Theological Instruction
    ● Kingdom Witness
    ● Technological Activation
    ● Eschatological Entrepreneurship

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  6. 6 Models for Technological Activation
    ● Hackathon Model
    ● Bezalel Open Source Model
    ● Missional Communities in Corporations (MCC) Model
    ● Missionary Model
    ● Institute/Foundation Model
    ● Entrepreneurship Model

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  12. Code for the Kingdom Seattle 2016
    Links:
    http://bit.ly/1TSJv29
    codeforthekingdom.org
    https://www.facebook.c
    om/c4tk.seattle/

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  13. 6 Models for Technological Activation
    ● Hackathon Model
    ● Bezalel Open Source Model
    ● Missional Communities in Corporations (MCC) Model
    ● Missionary Model
    ● Institute/Foundation Model
    ● Entrepreneurship Model

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  14. www.ceaselessprayer.com

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  15. 6 Models for Technological Activation
    ● Hackathon Model
    ● Bezalel Open Source Model
    ● Missional Communities in Corporations (MCC) Model
    ● Missions Model
    ● Institute/Foundation Model
    ● Entrepreneurship Model

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  17. 6 Models for Technological Activation
    ● Hackathon Model
    ● Bezalel Open Source Model
    ● Missional Communities in Corporations (MCC) Model
    ● Missions Model
    ● Institute/Foundation Model
    ● Entrepreneurship Model

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  20. 6 Models for Technological Activation
    ● Hackathon Model
    ● Bezalel Open Source Model
    ● Missional Communities in Corporations (MCC) Model
    ● Missions Model
    ● Institute/Foundation Model
    ● Entrepreneurship Model

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  21. Code for the Kingdom Seattle 2016
    Links:
    http://bit.ly/1TSJv29
    codeforthekingdom.org
    https://www.facebook.c
    om/c4tk.seattle/

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