A Joyful Journey

On this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Alan Bard considers the true focus of Advent. He encourages each person to “let your soul rest in the amazing Love of God.” …

A Joyful Journey

In his November blog, Bishop David Bard remains profoundly grateful even though the “difficulties before us as a country, as a world, and as a United Methodist Church, are real” …

A Joyful Journey

Bishop David A. Bard talks about the kind of generosity that begins with the lavish love of God, not with our wallets, check books or credit cards … If you have not already heard, The United Methodist Church, at its last General Conference in 2016, added a continuing education and evaluation requirement for clergy. “Every… Continue Reading A Joyful Journey

A Joyful Journey

Bishop David A. Bard speaks about clay vessels as he announces opportunities to listen and converse, with him and Michigan delegates, around questions and concerns about the 2019 General Conference …

A Joyful Journey

At mid-year 2018, Bishop David Bard does some looking backward and looking forward …

A Joyful Journey

Bishop David A. Bard reflects on the scriptural value of listening to each other with respect …

A Joyful Journey

The day called Easter is over but the hope that the holiday promises lives on …

A Joyful Journey

In this edition of “A Joyful Journey,” Bishop Bard traces the social justice dimensions of his faith to Billy Graham.

A Joyful Journey

In this edition of A Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard shares a Lenten love story.

A Joyful Journey

As a new year begins, Bishop David Bard reflects on God’s transforming love for a newer world.