WHAT IS

THE BIBLICAL WILD?

The Biblical Wild is an interactive bible study for individuals, small groups, neighborhoods, and congregations where we will journey into the wilds of Holy Scripture through daily readings of the Old Testament and Psalms and weekly video reflections presented by the Rt. Rev. Todd Ousley, former bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan.

 

 

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DEVOTIONAL SCHEDULE:

The Biblical Wild involves a daily reading of scripture. In the first year, it covers all of the Old Testament and the Psalms. Click on the links below to download sample reading schedules.

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The two books of Samuel provide an account of the transition of Isreal from a tribal society to a monorchical one. It reminds us of the continuing tension between God's steadfast love and the imperfect reflection of that love by God's anointed ones.

We also go play in a playground.

Questions to consider -

1 - In what ways do you place all your hope on God?

2 - In what ways do you place your hope elsewhere?

Comment below!

Click to download a transcript of this week's video.


This week, join us as we take to the library to crack open the Book of Ruth, a stand-alone story of women who must find a place in a land of "the other".

Let your theological imagination run wild!

Questions to consider:

1 - What story can you tell to illustrate how God works in your life?

2 - Where is your own sacred narrative leading you in your relationship with God?

Comment below!

Click to download a transcript of this week's video.


Beginning our study of Judges, we will begin to consider acts of reimagination in which old memories are reshaped to gain new insights into contemporary circumstances.

This week, we find ourselves on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum. Fredericks is a prolific sculptor, known for his creative spirit manifest in works of spiritual intensity, humor, and a warm and gentle spirit.

Questions to consider:

1. Remember your own call. How did you resist? How did you respond faithfully?

2. In what ways do imagination and reimagination figure into your own call?

Comment below!

Click to download a transcript of this week's video.

The Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan, 2015

www.eastmich.org

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