International Journal of Advanced Educational Research

International Journal of Advanced Educational Research


International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2021)

Masamper culture as a pastoral counseling strategy towards christian education mission development in gereja masehi injili Sangihe Talaud


Yohan Brek, Jeane Marie Tulung, Benny Blemy Binilang, Ervin Sientje Abram

This research aims to describe and analyze the culture of Masamper, the implementation of Masamper culture, the obstacles and the solution of the implementation, the meaning of Masamper culture as a pastoral counseling strategy towards the Christian education mission development in Gereja Masehi Injili Sangihe Talaud. In order to achieve the aim of the research, thus the qualitative method is employed with the ethnographic approach. In collecting the data from the field, this research employs participatory observation technique, through interview and literary study. Based on the results from the research, it can be concluded that in order to develop the Christian education mission in Gereja Masehi Injili Sangihe Talaud or GMIST, the church needs to implement the Masamper culture as a ecclesiastical music which has been a life style in the society of Northern People. The culture itself contains pastoral counseling functions as a contents strategy.
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