• Advent Devotionals: Day 26 “I myself will tend my sheep and have them lie down, declares the Sovereign LORD. I will search for the lost and bring back the strays. I will bind up the injured and strengthen the weak, but the sleek and the strong I will destroy. I will shepherd the flock with justice.” - Ezekiel 34:15-16 Andrew Selby
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    December 24, 2015
  • Advent Devotionals: Day 25 “But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone.” - Isaiah 9:1-2 Andrew Selby
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    December 23, 2015
  • Dad’s Favorite: No Shortage of Love Joseph was still a child when his family position became undeniably obvious. As his father (Jacob) prepared for a reunion with his angry brother (Esau), he divided his family. The ranking he exercised would fuel rivalries for decades. Clearly, dad’s favorite was established. Jacob looked up and there was Esau, coming with his four hundred […] YBC
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    November 29, 2015
  • Trust Him As He Leads You On Only God can transform a shepherd into the most powerful man in the world. The life story of the patriarch, Joseph, provides us with incredible insight into the lifelong process of discipleship. Ultimately, God’s victory was incredibly sweet. However, through the journey the man of purpose had long seasons of hardship. It was the finished […] YBC
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    November 15, 2015
  • Grace and Mercy in Brady’s Run Park “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God…” – Ephesians 2:8 My daughter had just warned me. We were on the way to a softball game, and I was cruising through Brady’s Run Park too quickly. Then I saw the flashing lights. […] YBC
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    November 1, 2015
  • The Real Jesus: What the Future May Bring “I turned around to see the voice that was speaking to me. . .The hair on his head was white like wool, as white as snow, and his eyes were like blazing fire.”   – Revelation 1:12, 14  Our family moved to the Pittsburgh area in 1998. While we loved the city, and looked forward […] YBC
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    October 18, 2015
  • All is Not Lost – God is Here This is the very first in what we hope will become a series of reular devotionals contributed by local religious leaders. Our first contribution comes from Emmett Anderson, who is the Pastor of Beaver United Methodist Church in Beaver.  “But the Lord is in his holy Temple. Let all the earth be silent before him.”  […] YBC
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    October 4, 2015