Attending the Global Hackathon introduced me to a new breed of missionaries. The future of the global church in part lies here. Here is an article that I wrote for Cru.org about the experience.
Christian coders are a new breed of missionaries. Geography can’t constrain them. They don’t claim to be the answer to the world’s worst problems. But they’re finding one solution at a time. Apps and websites tackling the refugee crisis, homelessness, marital fidelity, spiritual maturity, human trafficking, government corruption. You name it – Christian coders will build something for it.
Necessity is the mother of invention, so the saying goes. At the Global Hackathon I witnessed necessity give birth to another child – world changing community.
Read the full article here: