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Blue Collar Bereans

29 EpisodesProduced by Nate Penley and Scott McGradyWebsite

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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Discernment In a World of Lies; Part 2

August 4th, 2021

29:29

As Nate and Scott continue, they talk about discernment and the lies, straw men arguments, bias sound bites, and self-seeking agendas in our …

Discernment In a World of Lies; Part 1

July 22nd, 2021

36:39

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 …

The Sufficiency and Authority of the Bible: Part 2

June 30th, 2021

42:50

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 …

The Sufficiency and Authority of the Bible: Part 1

June 16th, 2021

41:50

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. 

Purity Culture: Part 2

May 19th, 2021

41:15

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 …

Purity Culture: Part 1

May 5th, 2021

40:58

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 …

Leading Your Family: Part 2

April 7th, 2021

39:43

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 …

Leading Your Family: Part 1

March 31st, 2021

44:46

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 …

Defining the Government's Authority: Part 2

February 24th, 2021

46:10

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

Defining the Government's Authority: Part 1

February 17th, 2021

40:39

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 …

The Continuing Election Drama: Part 2

December 16th, 2020

37:17

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 …

The Continuing Election Drama: Part 1

December 10th, 2020

36:04

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 …

Reformation Celebration: Part 2

October 28th, 2020

40:22

In the Blue Collar Bereans' Reformation Celebration, Nate and Scott discuss the differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics and why it …

Reformation Celebration: Part 1

October 23rd, 2020

28:06

In the Blue Collar Bereans Reformation Celebration, Nate and Scott discuss the differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics and why it …

2020 and the End of the World: Part 2

October 7th, 2020

22:31

In this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Nate and Scott move on from discussing how all the crazy news articles we have seen in 2020 are not signs …

2020 and the End of the World: Part 1

September 30th, 2020

25:09

With all the crazy news that has come out in 2020, thus far, some are asking if these are signs of the End-Times. On this episode of the Blue Collar …

Which Faith Is the True Faith?: Part 2

September 16th, 2020

33:25

In this episode Nate and Scott continue to discuss how to distinguish which faith/religion is true and which ones are not.

Intro - 00:00;

Like Our Facebook Page, Give Us a Review, or Email us - 00:42

Which Faith Is the True Faith?: Part 1

September 11th, 2020

27:13

In this episode Nate and Scott begin to discuss how to distinguish which faith/religion is true and which are not. 

Intro - 00:00;

Apologetics - …

Conflict: Part 2

September 2nd, 2020

23:42

In this episode Nate and Scott continue to discuss how to deal with conflicts.

Intro - 00:00

Introducing the topic - 00:42;

Some recap from Part 1 - 1:21

The danger of the internet - 4:29;

Conflict with unbelievers - …

Conflict: Part 1

August 26th, 2020

32:10

In this episode Nate and Scott discuss how to deal with conflict with other Christians.

Intro - 00:00;

Big announcement - 00:34;

Introducing the topic - 1:26; 

Nonnegotiables (1 Cor. 15:3-5) - 1:49;

Secondary things - …

Christ Is the Head of the Church: Part 2

August 5th, 2020

32:15

Nate and Scott continue to discuss their differences on how we should apply Romans 13 in our American context, while also continuing the discussion …

Christ Is the Head of the Church: Par 1

July 29th, 2020

29:07

Nate and Scott discuss  what they have worked through since the beginning of the COVID-19 shutdown, and where they are now. Within this conversation Nate and Scott discuss the statement released by John MacArthur and …

The Gospel and America's Racial Divide: Part 2

July 8th, 2020

37:01

In this episode Nate and Scott finish the discussion on Dr. Voddie Baucham's sermon on Ephesians 2, and discuss a few points made by Dr. John MacArthur in a sermon entitled Who's to Blame for the Riots, as they continue …

The Gospel and America's Racial Divide: Part 1

July 1st, 2020

33:12

Today's episode talks about a sermon, on Ephesians 2, preached by Voddie Baucham, this past autumn. His sermon is on a Biblical perspective of race and reconciliation. Next week we will finish our discussion on Dr. …

Hermeneutics - How to Read the Bible Part 2

June 24th, 2020

28:46

This episode continues the discussion of hermeneutics, which is the art and science of interpretation. 

2 Timothy 2:15/Introduction -; 

Recap then the New Testament Genres - 0:34

Gospels - 1:34;

Parables - 4:38;

Hermeneutics - How to Read the Bible Part 1

June 17th, 2020

26:57

This episode discusses principles of hermeneutics which is the art and science of interpretation.

Intro;

What Did the original author intend to say - 1:53;

Four Principles - 2:40;

Written for us, but not to us - 10:17;

Can We Trust the Bible? Part 2

May 16th, 2020

29:52

In part 2, of this two part episode, we address the question, “Can we trust our Bibles?” As we discuss the manuscript history, Scripture’s testimony of historical facts, the English translations, and the supernatural …

Can We Trust the Bible? Part 1

May 6th, 2020

24:40

In part 1, of this two part episode, we address the question, “Can we trust the Bible?” As we discuss the manuscript history, Scripture’s testimony of historical facts, the English translations, and the supernatural …

Worship During COVID-19

May 6th, 2020

28:09

[Please note, Nate's and Scott's position became more nuanced as they prayed, talked, and studied. Please see see episodes 8 and 9, entitled "Christ Is the Head of the Church"]

In episode 1 (recorded on April 9, 2020) …

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