Francis Chan Biography
Francis Chan is an American teacher and preacher. He is the former pastor of Cornerstone Community Church in Simi Valley, California, a church he and his wife started in 1994. He is also the founder and chancellor of Eternity Bible College and author of several books.
Francis Chan Age
He was born on August 31, 1967, and is 51 years old.
Francis Chan Nationality
Chan is an American national. He was born in San Fransisco, California, the United States of America but was raised in Hong Kong with his grandmother after his mother passed away giving birth to him.
Francis Chan Family
He was born to native Chinese parents. His native dialect is Cantonese. His mother died giving birth to him while in San Fransisco. His father sent him away to Hong Kong as a baby to be taken care of by his grandmother. The family moved back to the U.S. when He was 5 Years old.Francis Chan
Chan’s father remarried when Chan was a year old. Unfortunately, his stepmother died in a car accident when he was 9 years old. His father remarried again when he was 10. And even more shocking, his father then died of cancer when Chan was 13 years old. These deaths shaped him at an early age to know the importance of God.
Francis Chan Education
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Master’s College and a Master of Divinity degree from Master’s Seminary.
Francis Chan Wife
He is married to Lisa Chan, a singer. They wed in 1994 and have seven children together.
Francis Chan Children
Chan has seven Children with his wife Lisa Chan, including their eldest who is a singer, Rachel Chan.
Francis Chan Ministry
Chan and his wife, Lisa, founded Cornerstone in 1994 with less than 40 people. Within the first two months, the church had grown to over 100 people, and by the year 2000, Chan was leading a million-dollar project to provide for the 1,600-member congregation. Their ministry is one of the largest churches in Ventura County, California.
Francis Chan Career
He is a pastor by profession and is the founder of Cornerstone ministries in which he founded with his wife.
Francis Chan Net Worth
Chan has a net worth of $300 thousand.
Francis Chan Bibliography
- Preston Sprinkle (2011). Erasing Hell: What God said about eternity, and the things we made up.
- Mark Beuving (2012). Multiply.
- Bill Hybels; Eugene Peterson (2014). The Road We Must Travel.
- Lisa Chan (2014). You and Me Forever: Marriage in the Light of Eternity.
- Fear God, ‘Chan’s Basics
- (2018). Letters to the Church.