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Francis Chan      

Pastor & Best-Selling Author; Best Known for "Crazy Love" and "Letters to the Church"

Francis Chan is the best-selling author of books, including Crazy Love, Forgotten God and Erasing Hell. He is also the host of the BASIC.series (Who is God & We Are Church). He has also written the children’s books Halfway Herbert, The Big Red Tractor and the Little Village and Ronnie Wilson’s Gift.

Chan is the founder and former pastor of Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, California, which he started with his wife in 1994. He resigned from Cornerstone Church and moved to San Francisco in 2011. He is also the founder of Eternity Bible College. Chan started Eternity Bible College in 2004 as a ministry of Cornerstone Community Church with 100 students. In 2008, Eternity launched an abroad program in Ecuador. He also sits on the board of directors of Children’s Hunger Fund and World Impact.

Currently, Chan is working to start a church planting movement in the inner city of San Francisco and also working to launch a countrywide discipleship movement. He now lives in Northern California with his wife, Lisa, and their seven children.

His latest book, Letters to the Church, was released in 2018.


Francis Chan Wants You to Forget Everything You Think You Know About Church
After leaving his megachurch, the pastor has found a new way of "doing church." He wants you to join him.
Francis Chan challenges pastors to have Spirit-led churches, get out ...
Pastors need to plant churches that are led by the Holy Spirit and not their personal preferences, says pastor and best-selling author Francis Chan. Speaking ...
Francis Chan Speaks Out Against Church Culture Consumerism in ...
Francis Chan has released a new documentary under his "Letters to the Church" series on YouTube.
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Author and Bible teacher Francis Chan says his recent trip to Israel has changed the way he teaches the Bible at home.
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