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 11 (B): Ramblin' Man

    August 2nd, 2021  |  27 mins 1 sec

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, which are 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33, Ephesians 4:25-5:2, John 6:35, 41-51.

  • Pentecost 10 (B): The Telenovela Episode (plus Nelly)

    July 26th, 2021  |  29 mins 25 secs

    Jacob and Aaron consider the readings for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, which are 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a, Ephesians 4:1-16, John 6:24-35.

  • Pentecost 9 (B): The Johannine Episode

    July 19th, 2021  |  27 mins 14 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, which are 2 Samuel 11:1-15, Ephesians 3:14-21, and John 6:1-21.

  • Pentecost 8 (B): I Don't Need No Stinking Temple

    July 12th, 2021  |  20 mins 43 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, which are 2 Samuel 7:1-14a, Ephesians 2:11-22, and Mark 6:30-34, 53-56.

  • Pentecost 7 (B): Dancing Machine

    July 6th, 2021  |  30 mins 13 secs

    Jacob and Aaron explore the readings for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, which are (in Track 1) 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19, Ephesians 1:3-14, and Mark 6:14-29.

  • Pentecost 6 (B): Strength in Weakness

    June 28th, 2021  |  31 mins 48 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, which are (in Track 1) 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10, 2 Corinthians 12:2-10, and Mark 6:1-13.

  • Pentecost 5 (B): Invisible Touch

    June 21st, 2021  |  25 mins 6 secs

    Jacob and Aaron discuss the readings for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, which are (in Track 1) 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27; 2 Corinthians 8:7-15; and Mark 5:21-43.

  • Pentecost 4 (B): Sunday School Craft Ideas — David & Goliath Edition

    June 15th, 2021  |  27 mins 2 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, which are (in Track 1) 1 Samuel 17: (1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; and Mark 4:35-41.

  • Pentecost 3 (B): Beauty Pageant in Bethlehem

    June 7th, 2021  |  29 mins 34 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Third Sunday after Pentecost, which are (in Track 1) 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13, 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, [11-13],14-17, and Mark 4:26-34.

  • Pentecost 2 (B): Sam, Superapostles, & Sabbath healing

    June 2nd, 2021  |  29 mins 59 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Second Sunday after Pentecost, which are (in Track 1) 1 Samuel 8:4-11, (12-15), 16-20, (11:14-15); 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1; and Mark 3:20-35.

  • Trinity Sunday (B): 3-in-1 Body Wash

    May 24th, 2021  |  28 mins 1 sec

    Jacob and Aaron investigate the readings for the First Sunday after Pentecost, or Trinity Sunday, which are Isaiah 6:1-8, Romans 8:12-17, and John 3:1-17.

  • Pentecost (B): Catch the Spirit

    May 18th, 2021  |  27 mins 29 secs

    Jacob and Aaron examine the readings for the Day of Pentecost, which are Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, and John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15.

  • Easter 7 (B): You Can Call Me Spanky

    May 11th, 2021  |  30 mins 6 secs

    Jacob and Aaron reflect on the readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; 1 John 5:9-13; and John 17:6-19.

  • Easter 6 (B): Same Old Song in the Book of Acts

    May 3rd, 2021  |  27 mins 11 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 10:44-48, 1 John 5:1-6, and John 15:9-17.

  • Easter 5 (B): No Fruit Taping

    April 26th, 2021  |  34 mins 22 secs

    Jacob and Aaron investigate the readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 8:26-40, 1 John 4:7-21, and John 15:1-8.

  • Easter 4 (B): Good Shepherd Sunday

    April 19th, 2021  |  24 mins 16 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 4:5-12, 1 John 3:16-24, John 10:11-18, and Psalm 23.