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 25 minutes or less. Lectionary readings here: http://www.lectionarypage.net/.

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Episodes

  • Epiphany 3 (A): Between Therapists

    January 20th, 2020  |  31 mins 56 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dig into the readings for the Third Sunday after Epiphany, which are Isaiah 9:1-4, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18, Matthew 4:12-23.

  • Epiphany 2 (A): Gentiles on the Beach

    January 13th, 2020  |  24 mins 42 secs

    Jacob and Aaron tackle the readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany, which are Isaiah 49:1-7, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9, and John 1:29-42.

  • Epiphany 1 (A): Bruised Reeds & Muddy Jesus

    January 7th, 2020  |  22 mins

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the texts for the First Sunday after Epiphany, which are Isaiah 42:1-9, Acts 10:34-43, and Matthew 3:13-17.

  • Christmas 2: Christ the Toddler Doesn't Need Your Gifts

    December 30th, 2019  |  25 mins 7 secs

    Jake and Aaron discuss the texts for the Second Sunday after Christmas which are Jeremiah 31:7-14; Ephesians 1:3-6,15-19a; and Matthew 2:1-12.

  • Christmas 1: Now Before The Peleton Came

    December 23rd, 2019  |  23 mins 18 secs

    Jacob and Aaron delve into the texts for the First Sunday after Christmas, which are Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Galatians 3:23-25, 4:4-7; and John 1:1-18.

  • Christmas Eve: For Unto You Is Born a Baby Yoda

    December 23rd, 2019  |  27 mins 3 secs

    Aaron and Jacob discuss the readings for Christmas Eve, which are Isaiah 9:2-7, Titus 2:11-14, and Luke: 1-14 (15-20). Merry Christmas!

  • Advent 4 (A): And You Shall Call Him Manny

    December 16th, 2019  |  28 mins 28 secs

    Jacob and Aaron cover the readings for the fourth Sunday of Advent, which are Isaiah 7:10-16, Romans 1:1-7, and Matthew 1:18-25.

  • Advent 3 (A): Stir Up Sunday

    December 9th, 2019  |  28 mins 55 secs

    Jacob and Aaron examine the readings for the third Sunday of Advent, which are Isaiah 35:1-10, James 5:7-10, and Matthew 11:2-11.

  • Advent 2 (A): The Legend of Larry Washington

    December 3rd, 2019  |  28 mins 44 secs

    Jacob and Aaron tackle the readings for the second Sunday of Advent, which are Isaiah 11:1-10, Romans 15:4-13, and Matthew 3:1-12.

  • Advent 1 (A): Here We Go Again

    November 26th, 2019  |  28 mins 22 secs

    Jacob and Aaron discuss the readings for the first Sunday of Advent, which are Isaiah 2:1-5, Romans 13:11-14, and Matthew 24:36-44.

  • Christ the King (C): Purple Reign of Christ

    November 18th, 2019  |  28 mins 38 secs

    Jacob and Aaron cover the readings for the the last Sunday after Pentecost, Christ the King Sunday, which are Jeremiah 23:1-6, Colossians 1:11-20, and Luke 23:33-43.

  • Pentecost 23 (C): Doomsday

    November 12th, 2019  |  29 mins 26 secs

    Jacob and Aaron tackle the readings for the Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost, which are Isaiah 65:17-25, 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13, Luke 21:5-19.

  • Pentecost 22 (C): A Whole Episode Just About the Weather

    November 4th, 2019  |  27 mins 41 secs

    Jacob and Aaron explore the readings for the Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, which are Haggai 1:15b-2:9; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17; Luke 20:27-38.

  • Pentecost 21 (C): How Soon Is Now

    October 28th, 2019  |  36 mins 13 secs

    Jacob and Aaron tackle the readings for the Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost which are Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12; and Luke 19:1-10.

  • Pentecost 20 (C): God Loves Turds

    October 21st, 2019  |  29 mins 42 secs

    Aaron and Jacob discuss the readings for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost which are Joel 2:23-32; 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18; and Luke 18:9-14.

  • Pentecost 19 (C): The New Boss

    October 14th, 2019  |  27 mins 40 secs

    Jacob and Aaron cover the readings for the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost which are Jeremiah 31:27-34, 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5, and Luke 18:1-8.