A wholesale robbery is being planned. In front of everyone. Shockingly, the intended theft is of a Christian denomination’s identity and resources. An
Reared in the Church of England, Francis Asbury converted to Methodism after a religious experience in 1763. He became an itinerant preacher in England, and eventually answered John Wesleyâs call to spread Methodism to the American colonies Asburyâs time in America became turbulent during the American Revolution. Because John Wesley was against the war, many colonists suspected American Methodists of sympathizing with England. Although many Methodist missionaries fled back to England, Asbury was the only one to stay behind and continue evangelizing. After the war ended, Asbury became the preeminent leader of American Methodism, and John Wesley appointed him and Thomas Coke as superintendents (or later, bishops) During his career, Asbury traveled 300,000 miles, delivered 16,500…
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