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By the Well

By the Well is a weekly lectionary-based podcast for preachers. Each week we take a deep dive into some of the texts from the Revised Common Lectionary, exploring their ancient setting and how we might...more

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Episode 53

October 29, 2020

A153 - Pentecost 23 (Josh 24, 1 Thess 4, Matt 25:1-13)

This week preachers are invited to think about taking the opportunity to talk about resurrection and what happens at “the end” through the parable...

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Episode 52

October 26, 2020

A152 - All Saints / Pentecost 22 (1 John 3; Rev 7; Matt 23:1-12)

Rev. Dr. Sunny Chen joins us for a conversation about the Greek words for love, resurrection promises, preaching for All Saints (All Souls) day,...

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00:32:51

A151 - Pentecost 21 (Deuteronomy 34:1-12; Psalm 90; 1 Thess 2; Matt 22:34-46)

Episode 51

October 15, 2020

A151 - Pentecost 21 (Deuteronomy 34:1-12; Psalm 90; 1 Thess 2; Matt 22:34-46)

Rev Dev Anandarajan joins us for a conversation about Moses’ humble leadership in the story of his death in Deut 32. Moses is not...

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00:33:00

A150 - Pentecost 20 (Exod 33; 1 Thess 1; Matt 22:15-22)

Episode 50

October 08, 2020

A150 - Pentecost 20 (Exod 33; 1 Thess 1; Matt 22:15-22)

Kylie Crabbe returns as guest co-host to discuss Moses’ request to see God (Exod 33:12-23), Paul’s opening thanksgiving and affirmation in 1 Thessalonians (1:1-10),...

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00:30:15

A149 - Pentecost 19 (Exod 32:1-14; Matt 22:1-14)

Episode 49

October 01, 2020

A149 - Pentecost 19 (Exod 32:1-14; Matt 22:1-14)

Kylie Crabbe steps in as co-host to discuss the episode with the Golden Calf (Exod 32) and the difficult parable of Matthew 22. No...

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00:33:42

A148 - Pentecost 18 (Exod 20:1-20; Matt 21:33-46)

Episode 48

September 24, 2020

A148 - Pentecost 18 (Exod 20:1-20; Matt 21:33-46)

Megan Turton, a specialist on law in the Hebrew Bible, joins us to talk about the Decalogue and legal narrative in Exodus. Holiness, identity,...

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