Course Hero Logo

Course Reflection.docx - LIBERTY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF...

Course Hero uses AI to attempt to automatically extract content from documents to surface to you and others so you can study better, e.g., in search results, to enrich docs, and more. This preview shows page 1 - 4 out of 7 pages.

LIBERTY UNIVERSITYSCHOOL OF DIVINITYReflection on CourseSubmitted in partial fulfillmentof the requirements for the completion ofDSMN 500Discipleship MinistriesbyTodd BushMay 6, 2020
ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................1Personal Discipleship Reflections....................................................................................................1Key Biblical Passages and Principles Related to Discipleship........................................................2Best Practices/ Plan for Developing Disciples.................................................................................3Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................4Bibliography....................................................................................................................................5ii
IntroductionDietrich Bonhoeffer’s point of view on the high expense of discipleship, was of no matterthe cost.He mentioned in the theologian Niebuhr, “I must live through this difficult period inour national history with the Christian people of Germany. I will have no right to participate inthe reconstruction of Christian life in Germany after the war if I do not share the trials of thistime with my people.” [1] Nothing is considered even near too important in life more than talkingto others for Christ. All through the war his reflections were regarding the Christians and Jews ofGermany. His thought was that we uphold our cross like Christ and share in the pain that he feltfor our transgressions. Without that feeling that Christ had, we can never genuinely be hisdisciples. Suffering is the main high cost of discipleship and he gladly paid that cost.The answers to these questions are stated in this paper, how has this course benefitted ourthought process in the areas associated with the ministry of discipleship: 1) stages ofdiscipleship, 2) discipleship in the local church, and 3) healthy church characteristics?Personal Discipleship ReflectionsAfter taking this class I developed a different perspective of discipleship, it changed myviews, and where I stand. One cannot be a disciple just by going to the church and praying andbeing an example for people. Discipleship is all about bringing people closer to Christ and

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 7 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Fall
Professor
N/A
Tags
Gospel of Matthew, Baptism, Dempsey, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Newly uploaded documents

Show More

Newly uploaded documents

Show More

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture