Crazy Love by Francis Chan- Book Review

Francis Chan, the author of the book “Crazy Love”, is the founding pastor of the Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, California. His first contact with God was when he was in high school. He lost both of his parents before he even turned 13. God was the only hope he had. Together with his wife, Francis started the Cornerstone Community Church in 1994. The number of people visiting the church increased rapidly and reached a number of 4,000 regular attendees. The author of the bestseller “Crazy Love”, is a skillful and sought-after speaker in many youth conferences and Christian colleges in America and other countries around the world.


In 2010, Francis decided to leave the Cornerstone church and to go on a new journey. He traveled to China, Thailand and to San Francisco where he actually grew up. Chan’s bestseller “Crazy Love” has been sold in more than 1,000,000 copies since it was first released in 2008. Even though he wrote other books as well, Crazy Love is the most popular book from this author.

“Crazy Love” describes the personal journey of the author. How he became Christian, and how he accepted God. Francis felt like a new person during his journey. In his book “Crazy Love”, Francis describes what kind of relationship every Christian needs to develop with God. We should passionately love the creator of the universe and offer radical, self-sacrificing love. According to Francis, it’s not enough to go to church, give up from your desires, sing songs and try not to curse. The author of “Crazy Love” invites every Christian believer to develop more passionate relationship with God. Once you experience such kind relationship and love with God, you will never be the same. When you are in love with someone so deeply, everything starts to change. If you feel empty inside and want to break free from this state of mind, then read “Crazy Love” and experience a new authentic faith that deals differently with all the problems that exist in our everyday life.