When Crackers & Grape Juice first started, Tony Jones argued the best option for a the title was, “Strangely Warmed.” Jason being Jason went against the better advice, withholding Tony’s suggesting to us, and we went with “Crackers & Grape Juice.” The past is in the past, and there is nothing we can do about it now.
Since Crackers & Grape Juice began 11 months ago, we have quickly developed a great base of listeners. Both clergy and lay listeners have embraced our bi-weekly conversations, bearing through some awful sound quality problems (but hey, you’re getting it for free right?). A few months ago we threw around the idea for a new podcast. This podcast would be a weekly focus on the Lectionary. Since 2/4 of the team preaches regularly it made sense. They were already preparing sermons, why not throw in our 2 cents to the Lectionary passage for that week.
Strangely Warmed will be the new addition to the Crackers & Grape Juice family. And rather than forcing more of our own opinions on you, we are enlisting the voices of some of our favorite Crackers & Grape Juice guests and theologians.
We are kicking the new podcast off with the lections for Ash Wednesday, Year A. Fleming Rutledge will provide her commentary on Ash Wednesday services, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21, and even prophetic preaching.
You won’t want to miss a single episode of this weekly podcast. Lined up after Ash Wednesday we have three weeks of Lent with Stanley Hauerwas, a few weeks with Eric Hall (our resident Catholic-heathen), and Tony Jones will walk us through Holy Week.