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Welcome to The Well, where we gather to chat about life, death, and everything in between.

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How high is your tolerance for mistakes? | The Well
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.    You can submit your own questions here: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell   Today's Questions:  "How high is your tolerance for making a mistake?'"  "From a Larry King debate, a baptist pastor said 'A lot of good and honest people will burn in hell'... what do you think of this?"  "It's not enough to have just a gospel-centered message. We must also have a Jesus-centered Gospel. What is the difference?"
30:14
August 04, 2022
What does it mean to seek God? | The Well
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.    You can submit your own questions here https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell  Today's Questions:  "'Be fruitful and increase in number, fill the earth and subdue it.' Discuss the damage this text has done in how readers of the bible have treated the earth"  "Is anything really new? Is there such a thing as artificial?"  "What does it mean to truly seek God?"
37:41
July 21, 2022
Why did God make Mosquitos? | The Well
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.    You can submit your own questions here or in the comments: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell   Today's Questions:  "The church is a bastion of patriarchy, but also harbors the kingdom of God. How does this happen?"  "What is the one thing you would most like to change about the world?"  "Why did God make mosquitos?"
33:25
July 07, 2022
Why do you believe there is a God?
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.   You can submit your own questions here or in the comments: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell  Today's Questions:  "Why do you believe there is a God?"  "Do you like to be saved, or do you like to do the saving?"  "Is it ever appropriate not to act in love?"
38:03
June 23, 2022
Trust & Carmel Corn
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.    You can submit your own questions here: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell  Today's Questions:  “The reformation replaced the authority of the church tradition with scripture. What was gained, and what was lost?"  "Jesus told his followers 'do not worry about tomorrow, what you will eat or drink'. Is this good advice to a single parent late on rent?"  "Why should I believe everything I have heard about the afterlife & how do I trust?"
30:54
June 09, 2022
Loving Enemies, Paradise, & Good Theology
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.    You can submit your own questions here or in the comments: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell  Today's Questions:  “How do you know if theology is good theology?"  "Vladamir Putin is standing on your doorstep, do you let him in?"  "Discuss what you think Jesus meant when he said to the thief on the cross "Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.""
33:58
May 26, 2022
Silence and the abusue of power
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between. You can submit your own questions here or in the comments: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell Today's Questions: “Ralph Waldo Emmerson said, 'I liked the silent church before the service began better than any preaching'. You?" "Jesus says, 'Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.' What is Jesus saying?" "A Tennesse pastor recently admitted a sexual assault. His congregation gave him a standing ovation. Does this speak more to forgiveness or letting leadership get away with something because we support them?"
33:23
May 12, 2022
Zen Proverbs, and Critiquing Chicago
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.    You can submit your own questions here or in the comments: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell  Today's Questions:  “Evil is not to be traced back to the individual, but to the collective behavior of humanity... do you agree?”  “Zen proverb: 'The obstacle is the path'... do you agree?”  “What is the biggest challenge to believing there is a God?”
34:02
April 28, 2022
Inclusion, Purpose, and Children's Stories
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.    You can submit your own questions here or in the comments: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell   Today's Questions:  “Paul said, 'You are all one in Christ'... how did this cut against boundaries at the time?”  “Does everything that exists have a purpose?”  “Is there a story in the bible that fascinated you as a child?”
33:56
April 14, 2022
Mistakes, Heavy Truths, & Biblical Authority | Episode 5 The Well
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.    You can submit your own questions here: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell  Today's Questions:  “Is the bible the highest authority for Christians?”  “How high is your tolerance for making mistakes”  “Truth is heavy, therefore few care to carry it... Discuss”
30:29
March 31, 2022
Tradition, Power, & Good vs. Evil | Episode 4 The Well
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.   You can submit your own questions here: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell  Today's Questions:  “It cannot be denied that the weight of the Christian movement has been on the side of the strong and powerful, and against the weak and oppressed. This despite the Gospel... Discuss”  “True or False: One cannot critique a religious tradition unless one has been a faithful adherent to it. ”  “If there were no evil, there would be no good. For good is the counterpart of evil... Discuss”
29:18
March 17, 2022
Anger, Pain, and Peanut Butter | Episode 3 The Well
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between. You can submit your own questions here: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell Today's Questions: “Hindu Proverb: 'Anger has no eyes' ... Discuss” “Is Jesus more significant for what he said or what he did?” “Would a life without pain still be meaningful?”
28:43
March 03, 2022
Appropriating Jesus, Imminent Return, & Aliens | Episode 2 The Well
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between. You can submit your own questions here:  https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell Today's Questions: “Were Jesus and Paul wrong about imminent return?” “How do we avoid appropriating Jesus to our own value system?” “If Aliens landed on earth tomorrow and offered to take you, would you go?”
25:09
February 17, 2022
Hell, Meditation, & Holy Week | Episode 1 The Well
Welcome to The Well where we gather to talk about life, death, and everything in between.    You can submit your own questions here: https://www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell  Today's Questions: “Can meditation be mastered?”  “Do we need to talk about Hell more?”  “Do you connect more with Good Friday or Easter?”
25:51
February 17, 2022
Trailer | The Well
Welcome to The Well at St. Luke's where we talk about life, death, and everything in between. New episodes every other Thursday wherever you get your podcast. Dive over to www.stlukes-elca.org/thewell to submit your questions. 
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February 04, 2022