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“Not only are you missing out on life, but we are turning away our children by the droves because our lives are not the adventure they see in Scripture."
These lies are told every day all around our country, and people believe them.
I’m going to say something that might be hard to hear: What if we let people leave—for the sake of unity?
Francis Chan doesn't usually mince words when he describes the problem with the church in America. In this documentary, an inside look at Chan's house church endeavor gives us a glimpse into what Chan thinks the church can and should be.
If we fool everyone on earth into thinking we lived this great life, yet end up in hell, Chan says, what good will that do us when we get to hell?
Francis Chan says just two things matter. Could it be this simple and this hard to see God do an amazing work in the church today?
“What I tried to write in my book is something that’s not biblically obvious.” - Francis Chan
As morality becomes more and more subjective, the concept of judgment becomes increasingly offensive.
Francis Chan says Chapter 1 of Revelation is a severe warning for the American church. He calls it a "repent, or else" warning.
Jesus didn’t speak of hell so that we could study and debate about it. He gave us these passages so that we would live holy lives.
Does our American model of church planting produce the kind of churches God wants? Francis Chan answers.
Francis Chan says Christians need to experiment with the American church and he has a model that is more biblical.
Don't reduce "fellowship" to a series of gatherings.
“You’re at a disadvantage,” Francis Chan tells the group of Facebook employees. "There is a status working here. You’re cooler than your friends.”
“Even that phrase, ‘lukewarm Christian’…I don’t see that in the Scripture."
"Disciple-making must begin with a regular rhythm of studying the Bible."
“Jesus talked about money so much, so it doesn’t make any sense to say, ‘let’s talk about spiritual things.’”
How do I get through a “light, momentary affliction” that doesn’t feel very light or momentary?
What would the church look like, Francis Chan asks, "if everyone who showed up on a Sunday morning actually spent the whole week, everyday, alone with God?”
Before Francis Chan spoke at the International House of Prayer’s OneThing Conference last year, he was asked, “Why would you go there? They are creepy.”