Bishop Sheard’s character and his more than 30 years of excellence in leadership in the Church Of God In Christ provide insights into what you can expect from his leadership.
Bishop J. Drew Sheard is honorable in life, steadfast in work, and obedient to God’s call. He loves the Lord, all people and God’s church.
As your General Board Member, he will continue to serve with integrity, humility, and dedication to ministry.
Bishop Sheard has a demonstrated track-record of integrity and fairness in every facet of his life and you can count on that constant in his leadership.
For the past 8 years, Bishop Sheard has worked to ensure integrity and fairness are paramount in General Board decisions.
As Chairman of AIM, he demonstrated both his fiscal and financial acumen by contributing more money back to the National Church during his tenure than any other Chairman.
As President of the International Youth Department, he demonstrated both his fiscal and financial acumen by making the Music and Youth Convention financially sound and becoming the first and only Department President to return a complete financial report and return remaining funds to the National Church.
In addition to fighting to protect historic jurisdictions, Bishop Sheard has been a consistent advocate for fairness and respect for all the leaders in our church, notably women in ministry and the role of international Bishops in our church.