FRANCIS CHAN CELEBRATES 3 Titles In Top 10 on NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller List





David C Cook announced that Francis Chan has three trade books on The New York Times “Paperback Advice & Miscellaneous” list on July 24, 2011—Erasing Hell debuts at #3, Crazy Love appears at #4, and Forgotten Godat #10. This is a first for Francis Chan and it is a first in its 135-year history for Chan’s publisher David C Cook.

Says Don Pape, publisher of David C Cook: “Francis is resonating with readers all over the world with his timely and challenging messages. By having all three of his books on The New York Times bestseller lists simultaneously, we see how he is poised to increase his influence not only to the church but in all thoughtful conversations about God and religion. Francis is the face of Christianity for the future millennium.”

Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God released in May 2008 and has spent 38 consecutive weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit released in September 2009 and has appeared on The New York Times bestseller list for 10 consecutive weeks. Erasing Hell: What God Said About Eternity and the Things We Made Up released on July 5, 2011.

Chan’s previous two books have inspired millions to contemplate and pursue radical, spirit-led living. Currently, Chan feels called to address one of the most controversial topics in the religious world today – hell.

Francis Chan is the founding pastor of Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, CA, founder of Eternity Bible College, and also serves on the boards of Children’s Hunger Fund and World Impact. His three books, Crazy Love,Forgotten God, and Erasing Hell are international bestsellers having all appeared on The New York Times bestseller list. Crazy Love has sold more than 1.6 million copies. First published in 2008, Crazy Love has spent more than 38 weeks on the Times bestseller lists, and the title was named Family Christian Store’s “Book of the Year” for 2011. Chan has also written three children’s books: Halfway Herbert (September 2010), The Big Red Tractor and the Little Village (September 2010), and Ronnie Wilson’s Gift(March 2011), all published by David C Cook. Chan has sold more than 2.1 million books in total.



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