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

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 month’s blog, Bishop Bard discusses challenges and blessings of loving the church.

A Joyful Journey

In this September blog, Bishop David Bard explores the relationship of Church and Politics.

A Joyful Journey

Bishop David Bard reflects upon covenants in the context of the easy-living of summer.

A Joyful Journey

Selections on his ipod stir spiritual reflections for Bishop David A. Bard.

A Joyful Journey

In June’s edition of “A Joyful Journey,” Bishop David Bard reflects on church growth.