Suggestions for ways you can practice living out the ideas and themes of the series.
READ: You are invited to read ahead or to re-visit these stories throughout the summer.
Hear God's word spoken to you.
REFLECT: Allow each story to deepen in you.
What images does this evoke? What songs come to mind?
Let these words and images touch your heart.
Do not rush this part of the practice.
RESPOND: Express your feelings to God in prayer.
REST: Allow yourself to rest.
Books, articles, blogs, or excerpts to take your thinking deeper into the themes of the series.
This summer series is loosely based on Timothy Keller's book, Encounters with Jesus.
Recommended for summer reading (optional).
We are a visual culture; engage with this series though short video clips, documentaries, movies, or interviews.
The Chosen is a 2017 television drama based on the life of Jesus Christ. The series' creators stated that they had hoped to distinguish the new series from previous portrayals of Jesus by crafting a multi-season, episode-based story. The series portrays Jesus "through the eyes of those who met him."
Watch Episode 1 here.