Presentation on theme: "Discipleship Across the Lifespan Trinity International University Class #4b."— Presentation transcript:
Discipleship Across the Lifespan Trinity International University Class #4b
What is meant in the Bible by “heart”? Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one! 5 And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. (Deuteronomy 6:4-5)
Heart “The mind is primary in order, and the heart is primary in importance.” (Downs) Head
The teaching that impacts is not from head to head, but from heart to heart ― Howard Hendricks
Left Brain Vs. Right Brain Thinking Logical Sequential Rational Analytical Objective Looks at the Parts Verbal Uses lists and listings Random Intuitive Holistic Synthesizing Subjective Looks at the Whole Non-Verbal A Picture is worth a thousand words Left Brain Right Brain
Left Brain Vs. Right Brain Thinking Learns through outlines Learns through acting out Left Brain Right Brain Emphasis on the details Emphasis on the big idea Linear thinking Spatial thinking Exegesis, facts, memorization, lists Pictures, color, illustrations, sound, visual New TestamentOld Testament
Sequential Order & Logic Step by step Focus on data & facts Moves from one proposition to next Random ConcreteConcreteConcreteConcrete AbstractAbstractAbstractAbstract Decoder of written & verbal images “Pictures” truth Can extract “big ideas” Learns well from experts & authorities Experimenter Catches on quickly Jumps steps to reach completion Trial & error method Works independently of others Sensitive to relationships, vibes, moods, environment Holistic Likes discussion & multi-media groups Reflective
Logical Thinker Intuitive Thinker For Discussion What are the differences between the Logical Thinker versus the Intuitive Thinker?
Logical Thinker Intuitive Thinker How do we keep heart and mind in balance in ministry?
Logical Thinker Intuitive Thinker How do we teach people to think categorically? Or should we even try?
Teacher-Centered Learning Teacher functions as an expert Student-Centered Learning Teacher functions as a facilitator and guide Teacher lecturesTeacher questions Emphasis upon the “stuff” that is to be learned Emphasis upon the learning process Gets the information into the mind of the student Shows the student how to obtain the information on his own Saves time in the short term Pays off in the long run
Small Group Project Come up with a plan to enhance the teaching ministry of a church using student-centered learning (use the actual church of one of the participants in your group).
A Mentor : Someone who shows you how it is done
Older Meaning Younger Mentors
Develop spiritual self-feeders instead of spiritual consumers