Adjunct Professor of Church History
Patrick teaches Church History and Theology classes at Asbury
Theological Seminary, Wesley Seminary, and Indiana Wesleyan University. His
special research interests include Charles and John Wesley and the History and
Theology Methodism and the Holiness Movement.
Ministerial and Professional Background
Church, North Pekin, IL. (July
2001 – April 2002)
Missionary Church, Burton, MI.
(July 1993 – June 1999)
Church, South Bend, IN. (December
1988 – June 1990)
Flint, MI. (August
2000 – June 2001)
Missionary Church, Loomis, MI.
(July 1999 – June 2000)
I have been married to Ruth since Jan 28, 1984. My wife works in the
nursing department at IWU. I
have three children and three grandchildren.
I like to play Racquetball, Softball, and Frisbee golf. I root for the the Bears
and the Cubs. I like to garden.
I have a real heart for our community and am involved in
ministries which work with people in need.
The Wesleyan Church, Indiana North
University, Madison, NJ. Wesley
and Methodist Studies. (2010)
Dissertation: “The One Thing Needful: Charles
Wesley’s Theology of Being Restored in the Image of God.”
University, Madison, NJ. (2006)
Comprehensive exams in John and
Charles Wesley, History of British and American Methodism, Holiness Movement. A
comprehensive paper on The Worth of the Slave: Arguments for the Freedom of the
Slave in Early Wesleyan Methodist Connection Hymns and Poems.
Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY.
Wesleyan University, Marion, IN.
(1986) Majored in Religion and Philosophy.
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