© 2013 - Joshua Jost
HACKING CHRIST!@N!TY
.
How The Xbox Generation Will Change The Church
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
Josh Jost
Professional Body Builder (Retired)
Age 7, Height 4’ 2”
54 lbs of pure muscle!
Who Am I?
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
There are 500 Million Gamers Globally
(The Entire US Population is 312 Million)
!
Why?
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
70% of Britons do not
believe they have purpose.
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
1/5 Young people say they
have no future.
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
What’s The Real Problem?
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
“Reductionism is a philosophical position which holds that a complex
system is nothing but the sum of...
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
THE CHALLENGE
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
They don’t feel we care
about what matters.
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
1/5 Adults are clinically
depressed.
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
The World Says…
“Life Doesn’t Matter”
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
The Church Says…
“Only Heaven Matters”
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
“We’re witnessing what amounts to
no less than a mass exodus
to virtual worlds and
online game enviro...
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
THE INFORMATION AGE
MarshallMcLuhan
July 21, 1911 – December 31, 1980
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
THE MEDIA IS THE MESSAGE
Written Language Printing Press Information Age
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
THE THREE WAYS
Language Thought
Argument
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FROM ARGUMENT
TO EXPLORATION
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
HACKING CULTURE
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
MineCraft
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
MineCraft
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
MineCraft
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
MineCraft
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
MineCraft
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
MineCraft
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
MineCraft
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
MineCraft
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
MineCraft
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
ENDLESSPOSSIBILITIES
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
E-Commerce
Online Networking
Virtual RealityCrowd Sourcing
Augmented Reality
Wearable Tech
Cloud Tech...
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
VASTWORRY & UNCERTAINTY
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
What Motivates Gamers?
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
“[THEY CAN BE]…
SUPER-EMPOWERED, HOPEFUL INDIVIDUALS”
Jane McGonigal
Game Designer and Founder of the...
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
They Are Looking For…
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
SIGNIFICANCE
T h e B e l i e f t h a t L i fe M a t t e r s
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
THE INSPIRATIONAGE
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
Shift From…
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
GETTING
THE WORLD
INTO
HEAVEN
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
To…
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
GETTING
THE WORLD
INTO
HEAVEN
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
Don’t Make Them A Cause
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
Give Them A Cause
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
LIFE
TO F I L L T H E E A R T H W I T H
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled
with the glory of the LORD.
Numbers 14:21
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
All the ends of the world shall remember and
turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the
nations ...
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
…for the earth shall be full of the knowledge
of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.
Isaiah 11:9
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
…for they shall all know me, from the least of
them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD.
Jeremi...
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
HOW WILLTHE X BOX GENERATION
CHANGE THE CHURCH?
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
Transform It From
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
A LIFE BOAT
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
To
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
A GLOBAL CAUSE FOR…
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
CHRIST
© 2013 - Joshua Jost
Thank You
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This is the deck to my presentation given at the Youth Work Summit 2014 in Manchester.
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  1. 1. © 2013 - Joshua Jost HACKING CHRIST!@N!TY . How The Xbox Generation Will Change The Church
  2. 2. © 2013 - Joshua Jost Josh Jost Professional Body Builder (Retired) Age 7, Height 4’ 2” 54 lbs of pure muscle! Who Am I?
  3. 3. © 2013 - Joshua Jost There are 500 Million Gamers Globally (The Entire US Population is 312 Million) ! Why?
  4. 4. © 2013 - Joshua Jost 70% of Britons do not believe they have purpose.
  5. 5. © 2013 - Joshua Jost 1/5 Young people say they have no future.
  6. 6. © 2013 - Joshua Jost What’s The Real Problem?
  7. 7. © 2013 - Joshua Jost “Reductionism is a philosophical position which holds that a complex system is nothing but the sum of its parts,…” Reductionism From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  8. 8. © 2013 - Joshua Jost THE CHALLENGE
  9. 9. © 2013 - Joshua Jost
  10. 10. © 2013 - Joshua Jost They don’t feel we care about what matters.
  11. 11. © 2013 - Joshua Jost 1/5 Adults are clinically depressed.
  12. 12. © 2013 - Joshua Jost
  13. 13. © 2013 - Joshua Jost The World Says… “Life Doesn’t Matter”
  14. 14. © 2013 - Joshua Jost The Church Says… “Only Heaven Matters”
  15. 15. © 2013 - Joshua Jost “We’re witnessing what amounts to no less than a mass exodus to virtual worlds and online game environments.” Edward Castronova - Economist
  16. 16. © 2013 - Joshua Jost THE INFORMATION AGE MarshallMcLuhan July 21, 1911 – December 31, 1980
  17. 17. © 2013 - Joshua Jost THE MEDIA IS THE MESSAGE Written Language Printing Press Information Age
  18. 18. © 2013 - Joshua Jost THE THREE WAYS Language Thought Argument
  19. 19. © 2013 - Joshua Jost FROM ARGUMENT TO EXPLORATION
  20. 20. © 2013 - Joshua Jost HACKING CULTURE
  21. 21. © 2013 - Joshua Jost MineCraft
  22. 22. © 2013 - Joshua Jost MineCraft
  23. 23. © 2013 - Joshua Jost MineCraft
  24. 24. © 2013 - Joshua Jost MineCraft
  25. 25. © 2013 - Joshua Jost MineCraft
  26. 26. © 2013 - Joshua Jost MineCraft
  27. 27. © 2013 - Joshua Jost MineCraft
  28. 28. © 2013 - Joshua Jost MineCraft
  29. 29. © 2013 - Joshua Jost MineCraft
  30. 30. © 2013 - Joshua Jost ENDLESSPOSSIBILITIES
  31. 31. © 2013 - Joshua Jost E-Commerce Online Networking Virtual RealityCrowd Sourcing Augmented Reality Wearable Tech Cloud Technology Virtual Working
  32. 32. © 2013 - Joshua Jost VASTWORRY & UNCERTAINTY
  33. 33. © 2013 - Joshua Jost What Motivates Gamers?
  34. 34. © 2013 - Joshua Jost “[THEY CAN BE]… SUPER-EMPOWERED, HOPEFUL INDIVIDUALS” Jane McGonigal Game Designer and Founder of the Future Institute
  35. 35. © 2013 - Joshua Jost They Are Looking For…
  36. 36. © 2013 - Joshua Jost SIGNIFICANCE T h e B e l i e f t h a t L i fe M a t t e r s
  37. 37. © 2013 - Joshua Jost
  38. 38. © 2013 - Joshua Jost
  39. 39. © 2013 - Joshua Jost THE INSPIRATIONAGE
  40. 40. © 2013 - Joshua Jost Shift From…
  41. 41. © 2013 - Joshua Jost GETTING THE WORLD INTO HEAVEN
  42. 42. © 2013 - Joshua Jost To…
  43. 43. © 2013 - Joshua Jost GETTING THE WORLD INTO HEAVEN
  44. 44. © 2013 - Joshua Jost Don’t Make Them A Cause
  45. 45. © 2013 - Joshua Jost Give Them A Cause
  46. 46. © 2013 - Joshua Jost LIFE TO F I L L T H E E A R T H W I T H
  47. 47. © 2013 - Joshua Jost But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD. Numbers 14:21
  48. 48. © 2013 - Joshua Jost All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee. Psalm 22:27
  49. 49. © 2013 - Joshua Jost …for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea. Isaiah 11:9
  50. 50. © 2013 - Joshua Jost …for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD. Jeremiah 31:34
  51. 51. © 2013 - Joshua Jost HOW WILLTHE X BOX GENERATION CHANGE THE CHURCH?
  52. 52. © 2013 - Joshua Jost Transform It From
  53. 53. © 2013 - Joshua Jost A LIFE BOAT
  54. 54. © 2013 - Joshua Jost To
  55. 55. © 2013 - Joshua Jost A GLOBAL CAUSE FOR…
  56. 56. © 2013 - Joshua Jost CHRIST
  57. 57. © 2013 - Joshua Jost Thank You

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