The Internet is my Religion


What is The Internet Is My Religion?

The Internet is My Religion was the title of the speech given by Jim Gilliam at the Personal Democracy Forum in June 2011 which has been viewed over 500,000 times. It's also the title of his memoir which was released on September 13, 2016.

What is the book about?

Jim Gilliam’s The Internet is My Religion chronicles the years leading up to his founding of NationBuilder, from his Christian fundamentalist upbringing, through his experience on the frontlines of the internet revolution, to his being saved—literally—by people connected through the internet. Intimate and thought-provoking, The Internet is My Religion is an exploration of life, a narrative of personal turmoil, and a testament to the power of a connected humanity.

What does the # represent?

# is the symbol of a connected humanity. It represents the faith that people, connected, can create a new world.

What is the relationship between NationBuilder and the book?

The Internet is My Religion is published by NationBuilder Books. NationBuilder’s mission is to build the infrastructure for a world of creators by helping leaders develop and organize thriving communities. In addition to building software, the company publishes books that explore leadership for a connected humanity.