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Nick & Dan's Bible Study Podcast

Nick & Dan's Bible Study Podcast

By Dan Masshardt

Nick DiFrancesco and Dan Masshardt spend half an hour reflecting on Scripture and its application to our lives as disciples of Jesus.
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Jesus' Healing and the Messianic Secret
Jesus' Healing and the Messianic Secret
Join us as we study through Mark's account of the good news.  Today we finish chapter one and move into two.
52:02
April 09, 2021
Jesus Heals and Steps Back to Pray (Mark 1)
Jesus Heals and Steps Back to Pray (Mark 1)
Join us for this ongoing study through the Gospel According to Mark
45:19
April 02, 2021
Jesus Calls Disciples - Mark 1, episode 3
Jesus Calls Disciples - Mark 1, episode 3
Join us for this exploration through the Gospel According to Mark.
44:29
March 26, 2021
Gospel According to Mark Episode 2: Baptism, Testing, Proclaimation
Gospel According to Mark Episode 2: Baptism, Testing, Proclaimation
Join us for this study through the Gospel According to Mark.  Followup discussion on Tuesday live at 3:00.
47:01
March 19, 2021
Introduction to Mark's Gospel and John the Baptist
Introduction to Mark's Gospel and John the Baptist
Join us for this important study.
47:45
March 12, 2021
Wrapping up Colossians
Wrapping up Colossians
The conclusion of our study in Colossians
43:31
March 05, 2021
Colossians Comes to the Household - Family Dymanics
Colossians Comes to the Household - Family Dymanics
Colossians 3 transitions into Paul's take on the Roman household codes.  How should we process these Scriptures?  Join us as we think through some of the dynamics. 
51:39
February 26, 2021
Colossians 3 Part 2: One Another
Colossians 3 Part 2: One Another
Join us as we get serious about following Jesus.
48:09
February 19, 2021
Since You Have Been Raised with Christ (Colossians 3)
Since You Have Been Raised with Christ (Colossians 3)
Join us for this important discussion on the spiritual foundations for the way that we live our lives.  
48:17
February 12, 2021
Connection to Christ is All That Matters
Connection to Christ is All That Matters
Join us for this discussion of the end of Colossians Ch. 2.
34:42
February 05, 2021
Colossians 2 - New in Christ
Colossians 2 - New in Christ
Join us for this important discussion on Colossians and the new life we have in Christ.  
53:42
January 29, 2021
Colossians 1 Continued - The Supremacy of Christ
Colossians 1 Continued - The Supremacy of Christ
Join us for this ongoing study through the Letter to the Colossians.  Join us Tuesday @ 3:00 to discuss further. Book giveaway this week - listen in for how to enter.  Winner drawn on Tuesday 1/26/21
48:21
January 22, 2021
Podcast: Praying for Radical Growth
Podcast: Praying for Radical Growth
In Colossians 1, Paul begins by praying a big prayer for people who have become followers of Jesus.  Check it out as we discuss.  Join us Tuesday for the followup. discussion.
42:56
January 15, 2021
Stay Rooted in Christ
Stay Rooted in Christ
Colossians 2 and following Jesus in our moment.
48:19
January 08, 2021
Following Jesus in the New Year - 2021 Episode 1
Following Jesus in the New Year - 2021 Episode 1
In this episode we look at 2 Corinthians 5 and spend some time talking about focusing in this new year.
43:12
January 01, 2021
Dying to Self: Christ Living in Us
Dying to Self: Christ Living in Us
Galatians 2:20.  This discussion goes to some different places.  One of the challenges we are giving is to not just know but mediate on Galatians 2:20 this week.  
54:35
December 18, 2020
Podcast: Disciples Hold to Jesus' Teaching
Podcast: Disciples Hold to Jesus' Teaching
John 8: Jesus says that those who hold to his teaching are really his disciples.  Only then can we know the truth that sets us free.  Today we talk about this passage and some of what it might mean for us today.
45:49
December 11, 2020
The Christian and the Government - Romans 13
The Christian and the Government - Romans 13
What did Paul have in mind in Romans 13?  How do we apply this text to our lives and thinking today? Join us for this important conversation.  We will be live on Facebook and Youtube Tuesday afternoon at 3:00.
58:16
December 04, 2020
Podcast: God's Unshakable Kingdom
Podcast: God's Unshakable Kingdom
In a year when so much has been shaken, we need more than ever to keep a solid footing in the unshakable kingdom of God.
43:24
November 27, 2020
The New Covenant (Jeremiah 31)
The New Covenant (Jeremiah 31)
Join us for this great episode..
44:25
November 20, 2020
Podcast: What Goes God Care Most About?
Podcast: What Goes God Care Most About?
In this episode, we look at at a section in Matthew's Gospel and draw lots of connections.
49:35
November 06, 2020
Everything Hangs on This - An Episode about Jesus Style Focus
Everything Hangs on This - An Episode about Jesus Style Focus
Jesus said that these two things are most important.  Without them, our ethics gets off track. Listen in and join us Tuesdays for a live discussion.
46:60
October 30, 2020
Being Salt and Light in Our World Today
Being Salt and Light in Our World Today
Join us for this contribution to our ongoing discussions about living Jesus' kingdom story.  We are to seek God's will, God's way.
44:08
October 23, 2020
What Story Are You Living In? Guest: Brent Sleasman
What Story Are You Living In? Guest: Brent Sleasman
Join us for this deep dive into a subject you may not have thought much about.  We talk about the big story, other stories, the Bible, our we talk about our faith and more!   Join us Tuesday at 3:00 on Facebook or Youtube with your questions, feedback etc. 
51:27
October 16, 2020
The Beatitudes with Steve DiBiase!
The Beatitudes with Steve DiBiase!
Special guest this week. Nick is away and I'm joined by Steven DiBiase for a great discussion on the beatitudes of Jesus, studying the Bible and a life of following Jesus.  
36:28
October 09, 2020
Podcast: Living like Jesus
Podcast: Living like Jesus
In this episode Nick and Dan have a great discussion about a repeated theme throughout Scripture - the character of God's people.
49:07
October 02, 2020
Concluding 1 Timothy: Staying Focused
Concluding 1 Timothy: Staying Focused
Join us for this podcast episode as we conclude our study in 1 Timothy.
46:03
September 24, 2020
False Teachers in 1 Timothy 4
False Teachers in 1 Timothy 4
Join us as we continue our study in 1 Timothy.
49:58
September 18, 2020
Podcast: Elders / Overseers (1 Timothy 3)
Podcast: Elders / Overseers (1 Timothy 3)
In this episode we dig into 1 Timothy 3 and discuss some of the instructions that Paul gives Timothy regarding overseers / elders in Ephesus in 1 Timothy 3.   Note: there is a glitch where the connection dropped for about 10 seconds part way through.  Just hang in there - everything comes back.
51:34
September 11, 2020
What Was the Problem with Women in Ephesus? (1 Timothy 2)
What Was the Problem with Women in Ephesus? (1 Timothy 2)
Join us for this important subject matter.  There is a lot going on in this Letter and this section.  We will walk through some of it together.
59:41
September 04, 2020
1 Timothy 2 - Digging into a challenging text
1 Timothy 2 - Digging into a challenging text
Join us for our continued study in 1 Timothy....
49:39
August 28, 2020
Podcast: 1 Timothy Episode 2
Podcast: 1 Timothy Episode 2
Join the discussion!
41:01
August 21, 2020
Podcast: The Goal is Love - 1 Timothy Part 1
Podcast: The Goal is Love - 1 Timothy Part 1
Read 1 Timothy Chapter 1 and join the conversation.
39:55
August 14, 2020
Two Kinds of Wisdom - James
Two Kinds of Wisdom - James
Listen in as we discuss what James describes as the kind of wisdom that comes from God compared to earthy wisdom.  Do you exemplify the characteristics of godly wisdom?   Join us Tuesday for live discussion on youtube live and facebook live. 
45:05
August 07, 2020
James: Quick to Listen, Slow to Speak
James: Quick to Listen, Slow to Speak
Join us for another discussion on Scripture and it's application to our lives.
50:12
July 31, 2020
James: Trials and Maturity
James: Trials and Maturity
Join us for this episode.  We take a look at  the Letter of James and some of the challenges that he brings to us as we follow Jesus.
46:56
July 24, 2020
What is the Church, Who makes up the Church?
What is the Church, Who makes up the Church?
Join us for another wide ranging discussion.  We address some of our ongoing concerns about staying focused during this season and always.  We talk some about what the church is in the New Testament, who comprises it, how we relate to the larger cultures we live in...  Live discussion on Facebook every Tuesday at 2:00.
47:30
July 17, 2020
Imitate Me as I Imitate Jesus
Imitate Me as I Imitate Jesus
Join us in this great discussion about the responsibility of every believer to grow in Christ.
41:58
July 10, 2020
Podcast Episode 12: Humble Correction
Podcast Episode 12: Humble Correction
Join us for this discussion on Jesus' teaching on judging other and the plank vs. the speck.  Matthew 7.
43:06
July 03, 2020
Episode 11: What Was the Goal of Paul's Ministry?
Episode 11: What Was the Goal of Paul's Ministry?
In this episode, we explore what goal Paul states he expends all of his energy toward.
47:28
June 26, 2020
Podcast Episode: Jesus' Heart for Pharisees
Podcast Episode: Jesus' Heart for Pharisees
Join us as we go deep into thinking about what Jesus really wanted for Pharisees.  We will look at two passages and refer to several others.  
47:56
June 19, 2020
Podcast Episode 9: Have We Neglected Prophets?
Podcast Episode 9: Have We Neglected Prophets?
Join us as we discuss how prophets functioned in the Bible, Old Testament and New,  and how we think about them today.
42:21
June 12, 2020
Podcast Episode 8: Where Should Our Focus Be?
Podcast Episode 8: Where Should Our Focus Be?
In this episode we are joined by our friend Antoine Lassiter to discuss a passage in Luke 15 and several things on our hearts in these current circumstances and beyond.  
55:21
June 05, 2020
Podcast Episode 7: The Wide and Narrow Gates / True and False Disciples
Podcast Episode 7: The Wide and Narrow Gates / True and False Disciples
Join us for this week's podcast as we dig into more important and challenging teaching of Jesus.  Join us Tuesdays at 2:00 for our followup discussion on Facebook Live.
39:49
May 29, 2020
Podcast Episode 6: Different Kinds of Disciples
Podcast Episode 6: Different Kinds of Disciples
In this episode we take a look at the diverse personalities and backgrounds that Jesus called to be his disciples.  Jesus called them and discipled each of them with their preconceived notions and personalities.  How does Jesus challenge your personality?  What strengths does the 'discipled' version of you bring to the kingdom?
38:34
May 22, 2020
Podcast Episode 5: Do you REALLY want to follow Jesus?
Podcast Episode 5: Do you REALLY want to follow Jesus?
In this episode we look at yet another hard teaching from Jesus and what it might mean for us and the way that we do ministry today.
38:47
May 15, 2020
Episode 4: You have to lose your life to find it
Episode 4: You have to lose your life to find it
In this episode we look at a core but often neglected teaching of Jesus.  You have to lose your life to find true life.
38:12
May 08, 2020
A Life of Worship - Episode 3
A Life of Worship - Episode 3
In this episode we dive into John 4, and discuss the where and what of worship.  What does the New Testament actually say about worship?  What has changed from the old covenant to the new?  These are all big questions.  As with most big topics, we only scratch the surface. Please give us your feedback, comments and questions.  
31:58
May 01, 2020
What is a Disciple - Episode 2
What is a Disciple - Episode 2
In this episode we dive into one of the most well known and yet often misunderstood statements from Jesus.  What is the great commission really about?  What does it mean to be a disciple and how do we go about being and making disciples today?
34:45
April 24, 2020
Podcast Episode 1: Paul's Secret to Contentment // Heartfelt Generosity
Podcast Episode 1: Paul's Secret to Contentment // Heartfelt Generosity
In this first episode, we spend some time reflecting on the situation in Philippians 4:1-19 and what it might mean for us today.
33:29
April 17, 2020