Francis Asbury term image

Recently Read: Can Francis Asbury help you be a more effective communicator?

Our friend Kevin Watson is starting a new series at Vital Piety looking at Francis Asbury’s communication skills. Drawing on John Wigger’s excellent biography of Asbury, Watson begins by considering Asbury’s “legendary piety and perseverance, rooted in a classical evangelical conversion experience.” Asbury was an effective communicator and leader, then, because people could see that […]

S.C. county to rebuild historic Methodist site

By Jessica Connor, Special Contributor… PICKENS, S.C.—A lodge thought to be the place where Francis Asbury preached, found shelter and helped establish Methodism in northwestern South Carolina is going to be rebuilt and restored at the Hagood Mill historic site. The 18th-century two-story log cabin known as the Burdine Lodge was donated last year to […]