Circuit Rider | Free Online Biblical Library

If you like our 14,000 Articles library, you'll love our Courses tailor-made for all stages of church life:

Courses cover a wide range of Bible, Theology and Ministry.

Circuit Rider

Early Methodist preacher who visited regularly on horseback a number of appointments. Typically poor, single, young, and uneducated, he lived with the people he served. Developed by Wesley, the itineracy was perfected on the American frontier, where it greatly contributed to the advance of Methodism under the leadership of Francis Asbury.*