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Chasing Francis

(2006)
A Pilgrim's Tale
A novel by

 
 
What happens when the pastor of a mega church loses his faith?
Pastor Chase Falson has lost his faith in God, the Bible, evangelical Christianity, and his super-sized megachurch. When he falls apart, the church elders tell him to go away: as far away as possible. Join Chase on his life-changing journey to Italy where, with a curious group of Franciscan friars, he struggles to resolve his crisis of faith by retracing the footsteps of Francis of Assisi, a saint whose simple way of loving Jesus changed the history of the world. Read this riveting story and then begin your own life-changing journey through the pilgrim's guide included in this powerful novel.
Hidden in the past lies the future of the church
When his elders tell him to take some time away from his church, broken pastor Chase Falson crosses the Atlantic to Italy to visit his uncle, a Franciscan priest. There he is introduced to the revolutionary teachings of Saint Francis of Assisi and finds an old, but new way of
following Jesus that heals and inspires. Chase Falson's spiritual discontent mirrors the feelings of a growing number of Christians who walk out of church asking, Is this all there is? They are weary of celebrity pastors, empty calorie teaching, and worship services where
the emphasis is more on Lights, Camera, Action than on Father, Son, and Holy Spirit while the deepest questions of life remain unaddressed in a meaningful way.
Bestselling author Ian Morgan Cron masterfully weaves lessons from the life of Saint Francis into the story of Chase Falson to explore the life of a saint who 800 years ago breathed new life into disillusioned Christians and a Church on the brink of collapse. Chasing Francis is a hopeful and moving story with profound implications for those who yearn for a more vital relationship with God and the world.

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Paperback Editions

May 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale
Author(s): Ian Morgan Cron
ISBN: 0-310-33669-4 / 978-0-310-33669-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Zondervan
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June 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale
Author(s): Ian M Cron
ISBN: 1-57683-812-9 / 978-1-57683-812-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: NavPress
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Audio Editions

March 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Chasing Francis (Library Edition): A Pilgrim's Tale
Author(s): Ian Morgan Cron
ISBN: 1-60981-267-0 / 978-1-60981-267-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oasis Audio
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March 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale
Author(s): Ian Morgan Cron
ISBN: 1-59859-885-6 / 978-1-59859-885-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oasis Audio
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February 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale
Author(s): Ian Morgan Cron
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale
Author(s): Ian Morgan Cron
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2013 : USA, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale
Author(s): Zondervan
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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