Same Old Song

The Mockingbird Lectionary Podcast

About the show

Join the Rev. Jacob Smith and the Rev. Aaron Zimmerman each week as they break down the lectionary texts for the coming Sunday with Gospel insight, a few (in)appropriate cultural references, and a heart for the sufferer in the pew—and the pulpit. All in a half an hour or so. Lectionary readings here: http://www.lectionarypage.net/.

Audio production by TJ Hester

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Episodes

  • Easter 3 (B): 2 Legit 2 Quit

    April 12th, 2021  |  22 mins 14 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Third Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 3:12-19, 1 John 3:1-7, and Luke 24:36b-48.

  • Easter 2 (B): Doubting T'Pau Sunday

    April 6th, 2021  |  31 mins 30 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Second Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 4:32-35, 1 John 1:1-2:2, and John 20:19-31.

  • Easter (B): It Really Happened

    March 29th, 2021  |  19 mins 38 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for Easter Day, which are Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Mark 16:1-8.

  • Maundy Thursday / Good Friday

    March 29th, 2021  |  31 mins 27 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. For Maundy Thursday, they are Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14, 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, and John 13:1-17, 31b-35. For Good Friday, they are Isaiah 52:13-53:12, Hebrews 10:16-25 or 4:14-16; 5:7-9, and John 18:1-19:42.

  • Sunday of the Passion (B): Palm Sunday with Turmeric

    March 23rd, 2021  |  34 mins 50 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for Palm Sunday, which are Isaiah 50:4-9a, Philippians 2:5-11, and Mark 14:1-15:47.

  • Lent 5 (B): Melchiz-a-what?

    March 15th, 2021  |  27 mins 17 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, which are Jeremiah 31:31-34, Hebrews 5:5-10, and John 12:20-33.

  • Lent 4 (B): Look at the Snake

    March 8th, 2021  |  29 mins 21 secs

    Jacob and Aaron discuss the readings for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, which are Numbers 21:4-9, Ephesians 2:1-10, and John 3:14-21.

  • Lent 3 (B): How to Preach Differently in Covid Times

    March 1st, 2021  |  32 mins 38 secs

    Jacob and Aaron consider the readings for the Third Sunday in Lent, which are Exodus 20:1-17, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25, and John 2:13-22.

  • Lent 2 (B): Appetite or Chinese Democracy

    February 22nd, 2021  |  29 mins 36 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Second Sunday in Lent, which are Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16, and Romans 4:13-25, and Mark 8:31-38.

  • Lent 1 (B): Offensive in Waco

    February 22nd, 2021  |  32 mins 2 secs

    Jacob and Aaron investigate the readings for the First Sunday in Lent, which are Genesis 9:8-17, 1 Peter 3:18-22, and Mark 1:9-15.

  • Ash Wednesday

    February 16th, 2021  |  27 mins 29 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for Ash Wednesday, which are Joel 2:1-2,12-17, Isaiah 58:1-12, 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10, and Matthew 6:1-6,16-21.

  • Epiphany 6 (B): Life is Lent

    February 8th, 2021  |  27 mins 2 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Last Sunday after Epiphany, which are 2 Kings 2:1-12, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6, and Mark 9:2-9.

  • Epiphany 5 (B): Narcissist Cards, Inc.

    February 2nd, 2021  |  34 mins 18 secs

    Jacob and Aaron examine the readings for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, which are Isaiah 40:21-31, 1 Corinthians 9:16-23, and Mark 1:29-39.

  • Epiphany 4 (B): Eat a Steak (Or Not)

    January 25th, 2021  |  24 mins 59 secs

    Jacob and Aaron explore the readings for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany, which are Deuteronomy 18:15-20, 1 Corinthians 8:1-13, and Mark 1:21-28.

  • Epiphany 3 (B): Everybody Hates a Pardon

    January 19th, 2021  |  29 mins 48 secs

    Jacob and Aaron investigate the readings for the Third Sunday after Epiphany, which are Jonah 3:1-5, 10, 1 Corinthians 7:29-31, and Mark 1:14-20.

  • Epiphany 2 (B): Let's Talk About Sex (and Jesus)

    January 11th, 2021  |  43 mins 38 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dig into the readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany, which are 1 Samuel 3:1-10(11-20), 1 Corinthians 6:12-20, and John 1:43-51.