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Blue Collar Bereans

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The Blue Collar Bereans Podcast has as its goal to encourage and equip the membership of North Valley Baptist Church, and everyday Christians, to search the Scriptures in order know truth and apply it to their lives.

The Blue Collar Bereans Podcast has as its goal to encourage and equip the membership of North Valley Baptist Church, and everyday Christians, to search the Scriptures in order know truth and apply it to their lives.

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United States

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The Blue Collar Bereans Podcast has as its goal to encourage and equip the membership of North Valley Baptist Church, and everyday Christians, to search the Scriptures in order know truth and apply it to their lives.

Language:

English

Contact:

(570)592-5259


Episodes

The Church: What Is It and Why It Matters; Part 2

9/1/2022
00:00 - Opening Picking up from last time Proclaiming the Gospel - 1:33 Self-Examination - 3:54 Do We Actually Care If People Are Saved? - 5:55 Who Does the Ministry of the Church? - 11:08 Shouldn’t We Be Seeing Rapid Church Growth? - 20:44 Unity - 28:20 Protecting From False Teachers - 35:47 Back to Giftedness - 37:09 Benefits of Being the Church Together - 40:55 Worship - 42:52 End - 51:04

Duration:00:51:20

The Church: What Is It and Why It Matters, Part 1

8/18/2022
Opening - 00:00 Introducing “What Is the Church” - 1:54 - Is the Building the Church? - 3:27 - Two Aspects of the Church - 4:05 We Need to Get This Right - 7:49 An Assembly of This Called Our Group - 10:28 Biblical Doctrine By John MacArthur and Richard Mayhue https://www.gty.org/store/books/451211/biblical-doctrine-a-systematic-summary-of-bible-truth What the Church Is Should Drive How We “Do” Church - 17:39 God’s the One Who Does the Saving - 31:45 End - 42:00

Duration:00:42:20

Abortion and What Is Just; Part 3

8/3/2022
Opening - 00:00 Parsing Out Culpability - 1:21 God’s Word Is Our Authority - 8:05 Does the Bible Say Where Babies Go When They Die? - 20:30 End - 32:29

Duration:00:32:55

Abortion and What Is Just; Part 2

7/25/2022
Opening - 00:00 Can You Be Pro-Life and Pro-Death Penalty? - 1:57 More on incest as an exception - 7:14 Randy Alcorn. 2004. Why Pro-Life: Caring for the Unborn and Their Mothers. Sandy, OR: Eternal Perspective Ministries. Defining What We Are Talking About - 9:11 The Role of Government - 11:15 A Reason to Rejoice - 21:40 The Problem with the Ruling - 29:05 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/06/02/roe-abortion-congress-fourteenth-amendment End - 35:22

Duration:00:35:46

Abortion and What Is Just; Part 1

7/8/2022
Opening - 00:00 Introducing the topic - 1:24 What doe the foundation of truth tell us - 5:24 Settled Science - 8:14 Keith L. Moore, The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 10th edit. Philadelphia PA; Elsevier 2013 https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/christ-culture-and-abortion Randy Alcorn; Prol-Life Answers to Pro-Choice Arguments (Multnomah Books; 2000) p. 369 The ultimate authority above science - 13:41 Arguments that try to muddy the waters - 18:11 + Abortion is a...

Duration:00:36:02

The Pursuit of Sexual Purity; Part 2

12/7/2021
We apologize that this episode was not released as planned; almost a week later than mentioned in the recording. There were many editing issues that occurred (Likely, user error :) ...) I do apologize. Beginning - 00:00 Intro to topic - 0:50 In Christ or Under Condemnation - 2:25 Taking up the battle - 25:06 + Run - 27:35 + Develop habits of thanksgiving - 29:45 + Scripture - 31:41 + Prayer - 33:22 + Write out the consequences - 34:39 + Pursuing and enjoying God's gift -...

Duration:00:46:34

The Pursuit of Sexual Purity; Part 1

11/18/2021
In this episode Nate and Scott discuss how God has given us all sexual desires, and they are good. But outside God's plan for sex, those desires are a destructive force that leads to sin against the holy God. If we are in Christ Jesus, then God calls us to pursue Holiness. And our sanctification, including our sexual purity, is His will for us. Beginning - 00:00 Introducing the topic - 1:13 Sex and sexual desires are good within God's plan - 1:40 Warning!! Warning!! - 5:40 How does...

Duration:00:45:18

Discernment In a World of Lies; Part 2

8/4/2021
As Nate and Scott continue, they talk about discernment and the lies, straw men arguments, bias sound bites, and self-seeking agendas in our politically charged world they talk through specific examples. Beginning - 00:00 1:05 - The most unracist country 6:03 - January 6 9:56 - Down playing important issues > 12:57 - i.e. Abortion 23:18 - Christians and politics 29:05 - End

Duration:00:29:29

Discernment In a World of Lies; Part 1

7/22/2021
In a world full of lies, straw men arguments, bias sound bites, and self-seeking agendas; as fueled by social media and cable news, how can Christians discern the truth? How should followers of Christ judge those who are in a different camp than they are? 00:00 - Beginning 2:22 - Introducing the topic 4:09 - Truth comes from God 5:00 - Finding faults to make ourselves feel good 10:44 - Ad Hominem 13:28 - Straw men and right judgments 19:08 - Assumptions and love 25:11 - Social media...

Duration:00:36:39

The Sufficiency and Authority of the Bible: Part 2

6/30/2021
In this episode of the BCB Podcast, Nate and Scott continue to discuss the sufficiency and authority of the Bible for our lives and how this will shape our understanding of the church and our worship, and how this effects our attitudes towards the roles of men and women in the church and the home. 00:00 - Opening 1:32 - Being pragmatic vs. being principled 20:05 - The Regulative Principle vs. The Normative Principle To order the DVD Spirit and Truth go...

Duration:00:49:56

The Sufficiency and Authority of the Bible: Part 1

6/16/2021
In this episode of the BCB Podcast, Nate and Scott discuss the sufficiency and authority of the Bible for our lives and how we too often fail to believe this in how we live and in our understanding of the church. Opening - 00:00 Introducing the topic - 0:54 What is the sufficiency of Scripture? - 1:57 Scripture is sufficient and our authority -...

Duration:00:41:49

Purity Culture: Part 2

5/19/2021
On this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Scott and Nate continue to tackle the good, the bad and the ugly of the Purity Culture. Yet they make it clear that even if there were some issues, that doesn’t mean we throw the whole thing out. We should do nothing to undermine the authority of God’s Word in our lives, which definitely calls us to purity. Intro - 00:00 Enter to win a BCB t-shirt — 1:57 Jumping back into the discussion - 3:04 We can’t undermine the Scriptures - 3:17 “The...

Duration:00:41:15

Purity Culture: Part 1

5/5/2021
On this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Scott and Nate begin to tackle the good, the bad and the ugly of the Purity Culture. Yet they make it clear that even if there were some issues, that doesn’t mean we throw the whole thing out. We should do nothing to undermine the authority of God’s Word in our lives, which definitely calls us to purity. Opening - 00:00 HAPPY BIRTHDAY BCB - 0:52 Introducing the topic - 1:37 Defining the Purity Culture - 2:41 Defining Purity - 7:48 Tim...

Duration:00:47:48

How the Church Is to Be: Unqualified Leaders

5/3/2021
In the last two sermon, in our series in Paul's Letter to Titus, we say Paul's instructions to Titus to appointed elders in every town on the Island of Crete, and these elders were to be above reproach. As Pastor Scott picks up the text in verse 10, of chapter 1, we see the reason Titus was to appoint such elders, was that disqualified leaders were rising up, who were false teachers. Therefore, Crete, like the church everywhere, needed elders who held to the trustworthy word, as taught, so...

Duration:00:41:38

Leading Your Family: Part 2

4/7/2021
Here in part 2 of Leading Your Family, Nate and Scott discuss the importance of leading our homes in such a way that we are raising our kids and teaching them the ways of the Lord, preaching the Gospel to them and regularly sitting down and teaching them from God's Word. 0:00 - Opening 1:26 - Jumping back into the discussion 1:46 - Ephesians 6:4 Do not provoke your children 6:06 - We must look to the Gospel 9:41 - How we need our wives 11:58 - The issue of the heart 18:12 - What is...

Duration:00:39:43

Leading Your Family: Part 1

3/31/2021
Under God's design parents are responsible to raise their children to know and love the Lord, though salvation is always dependent on God, alone, and His work in the heart of our children. Also, our Lord has laid on husbands and fathers, specifically, the responsibility to lead their wives and children. This is a great and awesome responsibility. One we did not ask for, yet none the less one we have. Join Nate and Scott as they discuss the importance of leading our homes. 0:00 -...

Duration:00:44:46

Defining the Government's Authority: Part 2

2/24/2021
Opening - 00:00 Pick up where we left off - 1:50 What is good? - 2:08 Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955 - 3:20 https://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/LI/US/PDF/1955/0/0500..PDF We should care more about who our sheriff is - 9:00 What is a good Christian witness? - 10:47 When do we disobey the gov’t according to Romans 13 - 22:12 Big gov’t or small gov’t? - 32:23 Looking to bring some balance - 36:52 Lets keep the dialog going -...

Duration:00:46:09

Defining the Government's Authority: Part 1

2/18/2021
Opening - 00:00 Topic introduced - 2:14 Must we obey the gov’t in everything? - 3:10 Jesus is the ultimate authority - 6:09 Love your neighbor, wear a mask! - 16:54 - When science and politics buddy up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6EG3OTXZLU&list=PLBby84KboLbHiQEuvQK37IhLGlsUT67gO&index=23 When does the gov’t lose credibility? - 20:19 What does the science say? -...

Duration:00:48:02

The Continuing Election Drama: Part 2

12/16/2020
Join Nate and Scott in part 2 of The Continuing Election Drama, as they discuss how we should think, clearly and biblically, about all the accusations and all that is unfolding before us concerning the election. 00:00 - Intro 1:00 - Make sure to contact us! 1:55 - Keeping from coming to too quick a conclusion 5:51 - What Scripture say about false testimonies and accusations - Deuteronomy 19:18-19 - Exodus 20:16; 23:1 - Psalm 15:2-3 - 1 Peter 2:1 11:14 - No matter what, God is...

Duration:00:40:28

The Continuing Election Drama: Part 1

12/10/2020
The election drama continues to go on and on, yet it is very important for our nation, and should be important to the Christian. Therefore, how should we think clearly and biblically about all the accusations, court cases and all that is unfolding before us? Join Nate and Scott as they try to sort through all that is unfolding, then join us next week for part 2, as we dig into the Scriptures to see what it means to think biblically about all the accusations. 00:00 - Intro 1:13 -...

Duration:00:39:04