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Pengaruh Pelayanan Pemuda Berbasis Kontekstual Terhadap Pertumbuhan Gereja Kemah Injil Indonesia di Kota Samarinda Robi Panggarra; Leonard Sumule
Jurnal Jaffray Vol 17, No 1 (2019): April 2019
Publisher : Sekolah Tinggi Theologia Jaffray

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.25278/jj71.v17i1.325


The problem with churches today is the reduced interest of young people in the church activities. The church needs to evaluate the youth ministry that have been doing, so the church be able to see the effectiveness of each activity they did to reach young people. The purpose of this research is to find out the influence of youth-based contextual services to the growth of Gereja Kemah Injil Indonesia in Samarinda City. To achieve this, the author uses the method of multiple linear analysis to see the effect of contextual youth services on church growth. After conducting research, it was found that there was a significant influence between contextual youth services on the growth of the quantity of the Gereja Kemah Injil Indonesia in Samarinda City. Contextual based youth ministry is an answer that needs to be considered so the church can provide services that are relevant to the lives of modern young people who live in their particular culture. On other side, contextual based youth ministry to help church services be effective for reaching the millennial generation.
The Potential Advantages Of Utilizing Venacular Language In Early Education In Papua As A Bridge To The Indonesian National Educational System Leonard Sumule; Agam Iheanyi-Igwe
International Journal of Indonesian Philosophy & Theology Vol 1, No 1 (2020): June
Publisher : Asosiasi Ahli Filsafat Keilahian Indonesia

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.47043/ijipth.v1i1.1


This paper discusses the potential advantages of using vernacular language instruction to address  the high drop out rates of indigenous elementary students in Highlands Papua, Indonesia. The effect of challenges created by differences between local culture and the culture presented in the national Indonesian educational system is discussed. David Kolb’s Experiential Learning theory is discussed as a method that can improve student outcomes by encouraging early comprehension through linguistically and culturally relevant experiences. Successful bilingual primary education programs in various countries are discussed. Examples are presented that illustrate the importance and advantages of foreigners acknowledging local language and culture while amongst the Papua people. This paper proposes steps that the Indonesian government, especially the local jurisdiction of Papua province’s governance, can take to utilize vernacular language to address the achievement gap of indigenous elementary students in Highlands Papua.