Area rings with goodwill
“My main focus is on the word made flesh,” Bernhardt said. “It’s through the word that God has touched each of our lives. He brought the breath of the spirit into our world, and it has become the word. In that experience of the word, we ourselves are challenged to reflect on our own words, especially in our situation as a country now.”
He wants his congregation to consider the gifts of the season, and so far has been impressed with how deep the area’s pockets have been even in tough times.