The Kingdom Code Blog…
Thu, 8 August 2019
BUILD 2019 challenges
BUILD is one of our regular events where we practically explore how our skillsets can be used for God's glory. Today we're announcing the challenges for this year's hackathon…
Tue, 2 October 2018
How to make the most of a 24 hour hackathon
A hackathon is always an intense experience where you are seeking to make as much progress as possible in a short space of time, but this year's BUILD is a little different from previous BUILD events- we only have 24 hours to get things done.
Wed, 19 September 2018
Moving your ideas forward
Years ago a friend told me 'ideas are cheap. What sets people apart is the implementation'. It was a provokation…
Thu, 23 August 2018
Inspiring and enabling greater generosity…
Kingdom Code BUILD is a great opportunity to kick off that passion project that you’ve had in the back of your mind for a while, or to start coding the idea that came up over a drink at a Kingdom Code meetup…
Tue, 31 July 2018
Helping to increase an appetite for the Bible…
In a time when digital devices play a huge role in our lives, how can we leverage the skills we have as developers, designers and creatives to help people experience the power of the Bible?
Sun, 10 September 2017
Christians Against Poverty + Kingdom Code BUILD
This year at BUILD we're really looking forward to being joined by CAP and exploring their challenge around enabling local churches…
Thu, 3 August 2017
What to expect from Kingdom Code BUILD
Build is about gathering a people together who love to think about technology; design and build. Over the course of the weekend we’ll form teams and work together on projects that bring technology to bear on the great commission…
Thu, 23 February 2017
The Startup World – March 2017 Meetup
I know what you are thinking… it’s been a while since you heard from Kingdom Code. Sorry. We’re coming out of hibernation now, and we’ve got some exciting things coming up over the next year.
Sat, 15 October 2016
Pitching your hackathon project
Let’s be clear, a good hackathon pitch does not have to be polished. It doesn’t need a three year roadmap or all the details about each UI interaction worked out. What really makes a great project pitch is communicating the vision…
Wed, 12 October 2016
Challenge 2 - Data Visualisation
Have you noticed that we’re producing more data than ever before? There are things like FitBit, which generate data at a personal level. Datasets created by analytic tracking tools, built into our apps and websites shouldn’t overlooked.
Thu, 29 September 2016
Transforming Lives at Code for the Kingdom
Lets be under no illusion – technology has totally transformed the world we live in. It is something that continues each day…
Sat, 9 April 2016
How does our faith relate to the technology we use and build?
Technology is deeply engrained in our society. When we were discussing it on Monday night we were thinking much more than computers, smartphones or the virtual reality (VR) headsets that are on the horizon though. Kettles, dishwashers, gas lamps, even chairs and the wheel were included in the discussion…
Sun, 27 September 2015
Hackathon Local Challenges
At the beginning of the month we shared with you the global challenges that are being worked on across the different Code for the Kingdom events around the world. Today we want to share with you the challenges that we are setting specifically in the UK Code for the Kingdom hackathon…
Tue, 15 September 2015
Turn ‘lightbulb moments’ into delightful products…
On Monday night we were back at the Impact Hub. Ben ran a really helpful workshop with some of the Kingdom Code community going through turning ideas into a delightful product…
Mon, 14 September 2015
Kingdom Code- A vital opportunity to use tech for God’s glory
Whether you are a software developer, an entrepreneur or a marketing guru, it’s no mistake that God has imbued you with these talents and placed you in a world where they could come to fruition…
Wed, 9 September 2015
Hackathon Global Challenges
While individuals and teams are welcome to come to the hackathon with they own projects and ideas, one of exciting parts of this weekend is working towards the challenges…
Wed, 2 September 2015
I’ve never been to a hackathon… what will the weekend be like?
The Code for the Kingdom Global Hackathon is coming up October 2nd-4th and many people are wondering what it’s going to be like. We know 36 hours of intense product building sounds intimidating…
Wed, 29 July 2015
A conversation with Chris Lim
Last week I had the pleasure of spending 15 minutes talking to Chris Lim, founder of TheoTech, about what is exciting him about the global hackathon in October and why developers, designers, entrepreneurs and even pastors should sign up to come along.
Wed, 15 July 2015
What is technology? It is one of those fundamental questions that is really easy to pass over. We usually don’t spend time asking what air is, and how it sustains our human bodies–although it is pretty amazing if you do start to think about it—normally, we just get on and breathe…
Tue, 17 February 2015
How Bible translation relies on technology
Paul Morriss outlines some of the ways that tech is so vital in the process of translating the Bible into other languages.
Wed, 28 January 2015
Founder of Zappos, Tony Hsieh’s Rule for Success- Maximise Serendipity
My fascination with serendipity started in college. I think for most people, college was the last time it was normal to just randomly run into people all the time.
Sun, 18 January 2015
Do you believe in anything like God’s serendipity?
Noun - The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.
Tue, 30 September 2014
The Tucked & the Untucked
How do we optimise for collisions? I enjoy reading Brad Feld's blog. He is a VC from Boulder, Colorado who is best known for his thought leadership on 'Creating StartUp Communities'…
Sun, 27 July 2014
Design is Important to God
As Christians we stand on God's word and Truth. It is after all profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that we might be equipped for every good work. But what about the boring bits?