The Existence of the Church as an Institutional Symbol of Minority Community in Dealing with Diversity in Grace Bible Church of Kedungwungu, Blitar, East Java

Marpaung, Agus Marulitua and Laurika, Lekris Anugrah Hizkia (2020) The Existence of the Church as an Institutional Symbol of Minority Community in Dealing with Diversity in Grace Bible Church of Kedungwungu, Blitar, East Java. In: ICCIRS 2019, 11-14 December 2019, Manado, Indonesia.

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Abstract

Diversity often become the reason of disruptive in community and church. Cultural and religion issues are the sensitive area to disrupt the situation. Social media easily spreads all the issues and accepted by all people without any filters.Church as part in community needs to develop a lot of approaches in dealing with diversity.Grace Bible Church in Kedungwungu, Blitar, East Java.This church is the only church in the village in which people are mostly Muslim Religion The purpose of this research is to explore how Grace Bible Church In Kedungwunguas a minor community but can exist in dealing diversities among the Moslem people as the major community. By using qualitative method with triangulation approach, researcher found that the Church should fullfill its calling in different cultures and religions society without losing its characteristics, thus exclusively church has its own belief and religious practices but inclusively the church has its way to build relationship with community.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: diversity church existence community
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2021 08:48
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2021 08:48
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/4567

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