What's the story behind "Hot Potato Soup"?
Our 21st CD is called "Hot Potato Soup" because it features a few controversial topics that can be real "hot potatoes," mixed in with everything else like a soup. We didn't set out with that goal in mind; it just happened that way.
Consequently, this project may be a bit spicy, but we hope you'll find it quite tasty. Of course, God can make any soup better, as evidenced by this story in the Old Testament:
2 Kings 4:38-41
Elisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for these men."
One of them went out into the fields to gather herbs and found a wild vine. He gathered some of its gourds and filled the fold of his cloak. When he returned, he cut them up into the pot of stew, though no one knew what they were. The stew was poured out for the men, but as they began to eat it, they cried out, "O man of God, there is death in the pot!" And they could not eat it.
Elisha said, "Get some flour." He put it into the pot and said, "Serve it to the people to eat." And there was nothing harmful in the pot.