APPLYING THE DISCIPLESHIP PRINCIPLES WITHIN PAUL EXPERIENCE TOWARD DIGITAL DISCIPLESHIP DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

  • Winda Novita Warouw Faculty of Philosophy, Klabat University, Indonesia

Abstract

The covid-19 pandemic has affected the world in so many ways, and discipleship is not to be excluded from it. Digital discipleship through three main elements (Content Creators, Distributors, and Engagers) is viewed as effective to help the process of discipleship prevail during the challenging time. Before and during the pandemic, the same issues are apparent: the lack of involvement, creativity, and knowledge. Several crucial aspects can be implemented from the experience of Paul to the present digital discipleship approach. Primarily, the content creators may create Christ-centered content, be aware of people’s challenges and relate it to the content, and make sure that the content will undergo creative development. Moreover, the distributors should be consistent in presenting Christ, deny self in sharing the content, and should go through a spiritual transformation themselves. Lastly, the engagers may implement Jesus’ way of touching lives, be ever-aware of the hardships that may come their way, and always improve their engagement to pursue progress in one’s spiritual life.


Keywords: Discipleship, Covid-19


 


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Published
2022-02-28
How to Cite
WAROUW, Winda Novita. APPLYING THE DISCIPLESHIP PRINCIPLES WITHIN PAUL EXPERIENCE TOWARD DIGITAL DISCIPLESHIP DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. Klabat Theological Review, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 34-43, feb. 2022. ISSN 2723-6137. Available at: <http://ejournal.unklab.ac.id/index.php/ktr/article/view/816>. Date accessed: 07 july 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.31154/ktr.v3i1.816.34-43.