The Integrity of a Disciple of Christ in Shepherding the Congregation

Authors

  • Ian Poole Rector of Bushbury Parish St Mary's. St James, United Kingdom
  • Sarah Park Global Mission Society, South Korea
  • Eti Wartika Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Saint Paul Bandung, Indonesia

Keywords:

Integrity, Disciple of Christ, Pastor, Congregation

Abstract

This article highlights the importance of the shepherd as a disciple of Christ. Their existence as disciples who depend on and adhere to Christ will radiate integrity and piety that shines brightly for their congregation. The method used in this study is literature study. The results show that a disciple places themselves as a learner who clings to Jesus Christ for their relationship with God. It was also found that there is a significant relationship about the shepherd as a disciple of Christ that impacts their service to the congregation. Congregation members served view the Christ-centered example of the shepherd as encouraging them to imitate their way of life. In conclusion, the shepherd as a disciple of Christ yields the values of piety and holiness that affirm their testimony.

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2024-06-03

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Poole, I., Park, S., & Wartika, E. (2024). The Integrity of a Disciple of Christ in Shepherding the Congregation. SAINT PAUL’S REVIEW, 4(1). Retrieved from https://jurnal.sttsaintpaul.ac.id/index.php/spr/article/view/56

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