Francis Chan is an American preacher. He is famously known for being the former teaching pastor of Cornerstone Community Church in Simi Valley, California. He is the founder and Chancellor of Eternity Bible College and author of the best-selling “Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by Rent less God” book and several others related to Christian subjects.
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Early Life & Biography
Chan was born in Francisco, California. His father Pak-sum Chan is a former minister at the Leighton Road Baptist Church in Hong Kong, recent immigrants and his mother Wan-bing Mui, was a bible woman of the Hong Kong Baptist Church, Caine Road. They were three siblings Grace, Paul, and Chan was the third child. Unfortunately, his mother died during his birth for excessive bleeding, which resulted in him being named a city of his birth and of the tragedy” Francis.”
He grew up at his grandmother’s place in Hong Kong who raised him, and by then, his father remarried Amy Law, and they got a child together by the name of Gloria. In 1976, his stepmother got an automobile accident and died when he was barely eight years old. After the tragedy, his father remarried again to Josephine Leung, who raised all the four kids in a godly way, binding to Christian values.
The family got financial support from Chan’s aunt, his father’s youngest sister Marion and her husband, William Wong. Francis didn’t get along well with his father though he helped him understand a level of fear of God. At the age of twelve, his father died after battling his life with cancer leaving them under the care of their stepmother.
After his high school graduation, he earned himself a Bachelor of Arts degree from Master’s College, and a Master of Divinity degree from Master’s Seminary. During his school years as a student, he participated in Christian based youth groups, which boosted his faith in Christ and his interest in ministry.
Chan married to Lisa, who is a singer in 1994. They founded their first church together. They have been blessed with seven children.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 31 August 1967, Francis Chan is 53 years old as of today’s date 6th October 2020. His height is 172 cm tall, and his weight is 87 kg.
Chan got a position in Chatsworth, California, at the church at Rocky Peak as a youth pastor immediately after his seminary degree. He later left that church position to work in a restaurant, waiting tables. He landed other jobs in various places like Taco Bell, Mic Pizza, Kirby Company, Ralphs Market, Broadway Men’ Clothing, hardwood flooring contractors before becoming a senior pastor.
In 1994, Chan and Lisa, his wife, together with 30 other people, founded Cornerstone Community Church. Luckily enough within two months, the congregation had increased up to 100 members, and by 2000 it had received official approvals for building expansion due to his increased attendance. He started Eternity Bible College with 100 students, which focused on a ministry of Cornerstone Community Church.
In the year 2008, his church was one of the largest churches in Ventura County and launched an abroad program in Ecuador with Eternity, and after a year, he managed to have 47 graduates serving globally. In 2010, he resigned from the cornerstone to pursue what God had laid on his heart.
In the year 2016, he served as an ambassador to care for children. He was featured speaker in a Stop and Think video and also spoke at the Chinese mission convection in Baltimore, Maryland. Chan has also managed to join the board of elders of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship, and by the end of the same year, he was no longer an elder at the congregation.
He has managed to author several books like CrazyLove, Letters to the Church, Forgotten Church, You and Me Forever, Erasing Hell: What God Said about Eternity and the Things We’ve made up Francis Chan, We Are Church: A small Group Experience Francis Chan, Basic Francis Chan and Multiply; Disciples Making Disciples.
Awards & Achievements
As a founder, Chan has managed to touch souls through his Christian based believes and has influenced many souls, which can be regarded as an achievement.
Net Worth & Salary of Francis Chan in 2020
As of October 2020, Francis Chan has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. He has acquired most of his earning from a share from the churches by the fact he is also the founder of his church alongside his wife. Chan has also authored several books bases on Christian morals, which have become the best-selling books in the world. Chan also owns a restaurant, a marina, and a hotel that helps to finance his current mission work and also boosts financial increment as a person.
Francis Chan is a Christian influencer who is able to take ministry on another level with firm beliefs and morals. He has also authored several Christian materials that have helped many people with understanding and boosting their Christian faith.