Bishop David Bard asks God to give everyone new eyes; eyes for seeing beyond racism to respond to parents and their children at the U.S.-Mexico border in a new light … The wedding service had ended. Pictures had been taken, including a few along the shores of Lake Superior on a beautiful day. Our daughter… Continue Reading Seeing differently
Home from Annual Conference, Bishop David Bard actions taken at the 2019 session and reflects on what is yet unfinished as United Methodists move forward toward the 2020 General Conference …
In the May edition of his blog, A Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard remembers his first ever Annual Conference in 1983 and reflects on the upcoming 2019 Michigan Annual Conference … It was 1983, and I was headed for my first ever United Methodist Annual Conference (this one in Minnesota). I was a seminary… Continue Reading Getting ready for Annual Conference
Bishop David Bard anticipates Easter blessings and talks about grief and hope in this month’s edition of A Joyful Journey … But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. I Thessalonians 4:13 First… Continue Reading Hope caked with mud
At mid-year 2018, Bishop David Bard does some looking backward and looking forward …
In this edition of “A Joyful Journey,” Bishop Bard traces the social justice dimensions of his faith to Billy Graham.
In his April blog, Practice Resurrection, Bishop David Bard talks about the power of being kind.
Bishop David Bard shares the first chapter in his monthly blog, “The Joyful Journey.”