Francis Asbury Resources

The title of my blog and the quote that goes along with it are an homage to Francis Asbury, a tireless worker for Jesus Christ who came to America in 1771 to fulfill John Wesley’s mission to “spread scriptural holiness over the land.” Here are some of the resources I’ve compiled as I’ve searched the internet for Mr. Asbury.


American Saint by John Wigger.
America’s Bishop: The Life of Francis Asbury
The Journal of the Rev. Francis Asbury, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Francis Asbury: The Prophet of the Long Road

Web Resources

Francis Asbury on wikipedia. - Hasn’t been updated in a while but still some great links.
The Wesley Center Online has Asbury’s journals available to read online.
Article on Christian History.
You can download Asbury's journal at
While not Francis Asbury-specific in their work, I love the work of the Francis Asbury Society