Author Resources: Francis Chan
Francis Chan is former Pastor of Cornerstone Church in California, speaker, and author of the following books:
Websites and Social Media
Crazy Love has what looks to be Francis Chan’s sermons from 2018 and older. There is also a page for his podcast on Soundcloud and you can find his events although it doesn’t look like there are any future events scheduled. You can also purchase his books here.
We Are Church has details on the new format of church that Francis Chan is teaching in the California area. There is also a great resource on Bible reading that their church uses.
Favorite Quotes From Crazy Love
It’s up to you to respond to what you read. But you will have a choice: to adjust how you live daily or to stay the same.
A relationship with God simply cannot grow when money, sins, activities, favorite sports teams, addictions, or commitments are piled on top of it.
The fact is, I need God to help me love God.
It is a remarkable cycle: Our prayers for more love result in love, which naturally causes us to pray more, which results in more love….
If one person “wastes” away his day by spending hours connecting with God, and the other person believes he is too busy or has better things to do than worship the Creator and Sustainer, who is the crazy one?
From Forgotten God
When believers live in the power of the Spirit, the evidence in their lives is supernatural.
Many have the knowledge but lack the courage to admit the discrepancy between what we know and how we live.
There will always be more of His character to discover, more of His love to experience, and more of His power to use for His purposes.
The problem is much of what we believe is often based more on comfort or our culture’s tradition than on the Bible.
God calls us to pursue Him, not what He might do for us or even in our midst.
Why would we need to experience the Comforter if our lives are already comfortable?
It takes time to quiet your mind and your heart before the Lord.
God cares more about our response to His Spirit’s leading today, in this moment, than about what we intend to do next year.
This business of sanctification is a lifelong process we are engaged in.
If GOD truly lives in you, shouldn’t you expect to be different from everyone else?
It saddened me to think that a gang could paint a better picture of commitment, loyalty, and family than the local church body.
From Erasing Hell
Test all your assumptions against the precious words God gave us in the Bible.
Let’s be eager to leave what is familiar for what is true.
Refusing to teach a passage of Scripture is just as wrong as abusing it.
How will Jesus respond to your laundry list of Christian activities—your Easter services, tithe, Bible studies, church potlucks, and summer-camp conversions?
God is good not only when He makes sense to us, but even when He doesn’t.
Chan, Francis. Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God. Cook. Kindle Edition.
Chan, Francis. Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit. Cook. Kindle Edition.
Chan, Francis. Erasing Hell: What God Said About Eternity, and the Things We’ve Made Up. Cook. Kindle Edition.
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