Once you have selected an initial topic, the next step is to develop research questions. To begin:
An example is provided below.
What do or don't I know about Francis Asbury?
I know he was ordained by Thomas Coke to preach in the United States. I know he was a Methodist who was very instrumental in the development of Methodism in the United States. I know he was a circuit rider. I know he was in the United States during the American Revolution. I don't know where or when he was born. I don't know how he became a Methodist. I don't know who influenced him other than John Wesley. I don't know how or when he died. I don't know how his theology differed from that of John Wesley. I don't know Francis Asbury's role with regard to the American Revolution.