Bishop J. Drew Sheard is honorable in life, steadfast in work, and obedient to God’s call. Bishop Sheard’s visionary leadership has provoked phenomenal growth and the implementation of innovative programs in both his local church and the International church. A man of impeccable character, he holds himself and those around him to God’s standard of holiness. In this pivotal moment, he believes that the church must be a place of accountability, healing, reconciliation, and restoration as instructed by the Word of God. His character, experience, and proven track-record make him an excellent choice for continued leadership to the Church Of God In Christ. Bishop Sheard is married to Evangelist Karen Clark Sheard and has two children, Kierra Valencia Sheard Kelly and J. Drew, II. He is the proud grandfather of two: Jacob & Kali Drew.