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Transformational Discipleship

  • Incorporate Bloom's learning domains
  • Adapt Kolb's cycle
  • Find some illustrations of both
  • Biblical foundations for it

Working definition: At its best, Discipleship is transformative learning. It's the kind of learning that changes someone's life. Biblical discipleship is being on Christ's mission and taking others with you.

Transformational Discipleship has much in common with habit formationTransformational Discipleship has much in common with habit formation
A number of recent books have been written on the importance of habits and on habit change management. The two most notable are perhaps the [[The Power of Habit (Duhigg, 2014)]] and [[Atomit Habits (Clear, 2018)]]. These works on habit formation provide insight for discipleship and spiritual formation, especially as it relates to spiritual disciplines. In fact, David Mathis employs habit language for spiritual disciplines in his book, [[Habits of Grace (Mathis, 2016)]].

Habits of Grace as Sp...
. The overall process develops rhythms within a person's life that engages all of the Learning DomainsLearning Domains
In the 1950s, an educational theorist named Benjamin Bloom proposed a significant concept that completely changed the way we think about education and learning. If you're an educator, you may be familiar with Bloom's Taxonomy. As part of his theory, Bloom suggested that learning happens across three different but interconnected domains.

The cognitive domain is probably the one most of us associate with learning, it's all about the head. It's knowledge and facts and concepts. But there were...
in an experiential learning process, similar to Kolb's Cycle. However, if order for this to be transformative in the appropriate sense, it must be grounded on Biblical Models of Discipleship.

Biblical Discipleship

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