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

  • Pentecost 2 (C): You're a Beautiful Orange Tree

    June 20th, 2022  |  22 mins 37 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Second Sunday after Pentecost, which are 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a, Psalm 42 and 43, and Galatians 3:23-29.

  • Pentecost 1 (C): Touch o' Halloween

    June 13th, 2022  |  26 mins 17 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a glance at the readings for the First Sunday after Pentecost, which are Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31, Romans 5:1-5, and John 16:12-15.

  • Trinity (C): Three in One

    June 6th, 2022  |  27 mins 25 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for Trinity Sunday, which are Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31, Romans 5:1-5, and
    John 16:12-15.

  • Pentecost (C): 420 Pentecost

    May 31st, 2022  |  23 mins 16 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Day of Pentecost, which are Acts 2:1-21 or Genesis 11:1-9,
    Romans 8:14-17 or Acts 2:1-21, and John 14:8-17, (25-27).

  • Easter 7/After Ascension (C): Kevin Hart & The Tree of Life

    May 23rd, 2022  |  21 mins 57 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 16:16-34, Revelation 22:12-14,16-17,20-21, and John 17:20-26.

  • Easter 6 (C): Healing Nations, Healing People (Recorded Live at Mbird NYC)

    May 16th, 2022  |  20 mins 57 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a glance at the readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 16:9-15, Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5, and John 14:23-29 or John 5:1-9.

  • Easter 5 (C): Upside Down Glory (Recorded Live at Mbird NYC)

    May 9th, 2022  |  34 mins 41 secs

    Jacob and Aaron venture into the readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 11:1-18, Revelation 21:1-6, and
    John 13:31-35. Recorded live at the 14th Annual Mockingbird Conference in NYC.

  • Easter 4 (C): OK Shepherd Sunday

    May 2nd, 2022  |  23 mins 20 secs

    Jacob and Aaron examine the readings for the fourth Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 9:36-43, Revelation 7:9-17, and
    John 10:22-30.

  • Easter 3 (C): The Last Place You Look

    April 25th, 2022  |  27 mins 42 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Third Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 9:1-6, (7-20), Revelation 5:11-14, and John 21:1-19.

  • Easter 2 (C): Doubt: Totally Normal, Totally Forgiven

    April 18th, 2022  |  23 mins 39 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a glimpse at the readings for the Second Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 5:27-32, Revelation 1:4-8, and John 20:19-31.

  • Easter Sunday (C): Thou Shalt Not Preach a Long Sermon

    April 11th, 2022  |  26 mins 41 secs

    Jacob and Aaron "hop" into the readings for Easter Sunday, which are Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 65:17-25, 1 Corinthians 15:19-26 or Acts 10:34-43, and John 20:1-18 or Luke 24:1-12.

  • Holy Week (MT, GF) (C): The Shadow of the Cross

    April 7th, 2022  |  32 mins 42 secs

    Jacob and Aaron consider the readings for Holy Week (Specifically Maundy Thursday & Good Friday), which are [Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14, 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, John 13:1-17, 31b-35] and [Isaiah 52:13-53:12, Hebrews 10:16-25, and John 18:1-19:42].

  • Palm Sunday (C): Jesus on a Donkey (and a Cross)

    April 4th, 2022  |  24 mins 36 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for Palm Sunday, which are Luke 19:28-40, Isaiah 50:4-9a, Philippians 2:5-11, and
    Luke 22:14-23:56.

  • Lent 5 (C): Nard & Chuckles

    March 29th, 2022  |  28 mins 26 secs

    Jacob and Aaron examine the readings for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, which are Isaiah 43:16-21, Philippians 3:4b-14, and
    John 12:1-8.

  • Lent 4 (C): Beth Moore and Clutching Pearls

    March 21st, 2022  |  38 mins 40 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, which are Joshua 5:9-12, 2 Corinthians 5:16-21, and Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32.

  • Lent 3 (C): Put Manure On It

    March 14th, 2022  |  35 mins 2 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Third Sunday in Lent, which are Exodus 3:1-15, 1 Corinthians 10:1-13, and Luke 13:1-9.