Academic qualifications: MA and DPhil (Oxon.); MA (Cantab.). Postgraduate research on the Evangelical school in the Church of England, 1890-1930 (1985-89); Methodist minister since 1992; FRHistS 2009; FSA 2014; Ecumenical Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, 2015. Reviews editor, Wesley and Methodist Studies. Publications include: Evangelicals Embattled (2003); Evangelicals in Methodism (2005); Methodism and History (ed., with Peter Forsaith, 2010); The Ashgate Research Companion to World Methodism (ed., with William Gibson and Peter Forsaith, 2013); Protestant Nonconformity and Christian Missions (ed., 2014).