Faith, Tech and Entrepreneurship: What difference does it make?

Faith, Tech and Entrepreneurship: What difference does it make?

Does faith make a difference when it comes to Technology Entrepreneurship? If so, how?

This talk answers the question by comparing and contrasting Jeff Bezos' wisdom with Biblical wisdom. By considering the commonalities, we discover what's still missing, pointing us to the ways faith can make a difference in our pursuit of technology entrepreneurship.

The full talk manuscript is available here: https://meritandgrace.com/faith-tech-and-entrepreneurship-what-difference-does-it-make/
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These slides were from a talk delivered at the "Vocational Thriving in a Changing World" conference in Seattle, WA.

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Chris Lim

May 05, 2018
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  1. Faith, Tech & Entrepreneurship Does faith make a difference?

  2. Is Bezos Biblical? Comparing his words with Scripture

  3. What’s missing?

  4. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom?
  5. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Non-Christian Explicitly Christian
  6. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Kingdom Alignment How

    close is it to God’s Kingdom? Kingdom of the World Kingdom of God
  7. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Kingdom of the

    World Kingdom of God Non-Christian Explicitly Christian Don’t make this mistake
  8. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom?
  9. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom? Hypocritical
  10. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom? Hypocritical Disintegrated
  11. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom? Hypocritical Disintegrated Aligned
  12. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom? Hypocritical Disintegrated Aligned Integrated
  13. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom? Hypocritical Disintegrated Aligned Integrated
  14. How Faith Makes a Difference Faith makes God your ultimate

    customer Faith makes eternal salvation your ultimate exit strategy Faith makes God’s Kingdom your ultimate vision and mission
  15. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom? Hypocritical Integrated
  16. Faith makes God your 
 ultimate customer

  17. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom? Disintegrated Integrated
  18. Faith makes eternal salvation your 
 ultimate exit strategy 0

    AD 30 AD ∞
  19. TheoTech’s Magic Quadrant For Faith-based Vocational Integration Christianity How “Christian”

    is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom? Aligned Integrated
  20. Faith makes God’s Kingdom your 
 ultimate vision and mission

  21. Objections “I have no influence” “You’re being unrealistic” “It’s not

    practical”
  22. Review Is Bezos biblical? What’s missing in Bezos’ wisdom? TheoTech’s

    Magic Quadrant How does faith make a difference? Faith makes God your ultimate customer Faith makes eternal salvation your ultimate exit strategy Faith makes God’s Kingdom your ultimate vision and mission Christianity How “Christian” is it? Kingdom Alignment How close is it to God’s Kingdom? Hypocritical Disintegrated Aligned Integrated
  23. None
  24. Panel Discussion Jonathan Kobayashi
 Pastor at Eikou Christian Church,
 Code

    for the Kingdom Organizer Chris Pleasants
 SDET at Amazon, 
 Leader of Christians @ Amazon group. Michael Herrera
 Community Organizer,
 Christian Game Developer’s Conference
  25. Links https://www.patreon.com/theotech https://www.theotech.org/podcasts/