and faith are constructed within the spheres of self, others and context.
Context provides a ground for life; context is the sphere where everyday living takes place. Context provides a basis for forming relations between the self and others. Belonging is discovered when the self finds trust and
physical and digital realities. Moreover, a commitment to livinglife as a disciple is to live alife as radical as Christ lived his, no matter the consequences. With this frame in mind, let us now turn our attention to a re-imagining of digital discipleship. 3.1 Digital Discipleship Re-imagined Although
to migration. To provide balance, Greek-born evangelical Christian adolescents were also interviewed. As a religious minority, they also expressed a sense of confrontation with the prevailing culture. “So, livinga Christian life plays a major role in my life in many different aspects. Depending on
) examining the incident in Jesus’ life when he stayed behind at the temple. His insight raises the challenge to see with young people their “wilderness experiences”; their “pivotal moment” of identity and purpose discovery and “help the spark become a flame” – the type of experience that
motivated and borne out of the trajectory of her life. This is visualised below in scenario three, which became a reality for Brook over the course of the interview. Figure 4 Scenario 3 This was the end of the journey for many of the young people interviewed. Although they enjoyed the experience and were
God sent Christ incarnationally to a specific historical and cultural context (18), so should we, as imitators of Him (17), enter into the cultural contexts of young people through relationships (1997:90). It was this self-communication of God ‘contextualised by the life of Christ’ that gave youth
alienation they may feel despite, or rather because of, their ict -enabled hyper-connectivity. On the other hand, it can motivate them to reach out to those who are suffering, for solidarity with the other as a part of one’s life has the potential to facilitate active interventions in the world. 3
intersectional awareness will expand our commitment to nature a commitment for sustainable living. Ecological connectedness will also make become aware of the ecological disparities that disproportionately affect marginalized communities undermining their right for a dignified life. Wenders and Zounazi (2013
left enclaves ( Roth, 2017 ). Others have taken diversity well beyond national domains to argue that its advocates should welcome those with life experiences from other parts of the world too. Diversity of citizenship and consequent experience could be a powerful complement to assuring that diversity
sharing the gift of her presence with others.
Hee-kyung is a 23-year-old Korean-American living in a city on the East Coast of the U.S. In telling her story, she describes a major turning point in her life when, at age 21, a church member raped her. This experience, together with