Reflections on how Christians help each other to grow and mature in loving God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength and to love their neighbor as themselves.

Saturday, January 14, 2006

A Preacher's Journey Over the Color Line

As we celebrate the birthday and witness of Martin Luther King, Jr. here’s an interesting article about the ministry of Francis Asbury from the Washington Post: A Preacher’s Journey Over the Color Line.

Asbury was an opponent of slavery and his regular traveling companion was Harry Hosier, a prominent African-American circuit rider. Consequently, many African-American United Methodist congregations are named for Asbury.


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