Entries by Jody

[1]  We wish to welcome Patti Wright as our newest member !!! Thankful to the Lord for the growth in us and our membership. [2]  We finish 2017 with some thought provoking Christmas messages Sundays at 10:45 am. [3]  Fantastic Christmas Hymn Sing with many new attenders, praise the Lord !! [4]  As winter approaches […]

Are you “studying” lately?

Well, they’re back !  The students are back to Happy Valley ready to begin a new school year at Penn State.  Soon Beaver Stadium will be roaring with the first home game this weekend too.  The seemingly perpetual cycle continues with a new freshman crop and the returnees in the upper classes striving for the […]

WHY?

We had a great Bible study tonight. Always good to see folks eager to come and hear the Lord’s Word !   I like it when we sing the song “Why?”  before the message as the hymn asks the question about WHY Jesus was crucified and answers that He paid the ransom for ME ! […]

Proud of our church !!

What a blessing to have moved to State College in the past couple of months !  Our church did something unusual in selling our existing property to come closer to the population base in our area and though some might think selling is crazy from a real estate point of view it was motivated by […]

LISTEN UP !!

My high school football coach was a small man but he had huge talent. He had the eye of a professional team, in fact, and was given a try out but they decided not to take a chance on him given his size.  However, we knew he “had the moves” and could still see his […]

Silver Linings

Last week my wife and I had to travel to her home state for a sad reason. Her mother passed on to heaven. But the wonderful thing about being a Christian is even something so sad as death still has a ‘silver lining’ as that person immediately leaves this life and enters heaven’s glory ! […]

God’s little encouragements

It is amazing how God manifests Himself to us even in the “little things” of life.   I was dropping my wife off at Walmart for a simple return and not wanting to wade through the crowds decided to drop her off while I waited in the car.  As I jockeyed my vehicle for  a […]

What’s in YOUR attic?

Not long ago I did a real nasty job for my daughter and her husband. I cleaned their attic of bat waste !  Before and during the time they’d owned this home bats had infiltrated their attic and obviously “made themselves to home”.  So I volunteered to rid  the attic of their putrid excrement and […]