Should Christian products and services be free? What can churches learn from the open source movement? Listen in as Conley Owens, author of The Dorean Principle shares the story behind his book and makes a biblical case for colabor instead of reciprocity in ministry financing. In this episode, Chris and Conley discuss theological challenges with different fundraising models, the ministry problems posed by existing copyright law, the distinction between the sacred and the holy and its interaction with money (cf simony), and ultimately dream of a future where the blessings of the Gospel are exchanged freely instead of for a price.
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Read the book: The Dorean Principle
Join the Facebook group: Dorean Discussions
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While you listen, keep some of these questions in mind:
- What are one or two ideas that resonate with me?
- In which specific ways can I use these ideas to further the kingdom in my work as an entrepreneur and/or technologist?
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