Quicklet on Francis Chan's Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God (Cliffsnotes-Like Book Summary & Commentary)

Quicklet on Francis Chan's Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God (Cliffsnotes-Like Book Summary & Commentary)

by Teirrah McNair

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This Hyperink Quicklet is nearly 5,000 words and include an overall summary, chapter commentary, key characters, literary themes, fun trivia, and recommended related readings.

ABOUT THE BOOK

As Francis so brilliantly illustrates, the life that Jesus calls us to is absolute craziness to the world. Sure, its fine and politically correct to believe in God, but to really love Him is a whole different story.

This signature quote by worship leader Chris Tomlin written in the Foreword to Crazy Love, is a perfect starting place for getting an understanding of Francis Chans powerful work and the significance of it in our culture. I like that Tomlin refers to what Chan does, first and foremost, as illustration. Thats insightful because although Crazy Love is rich with controversy, if we dare to view it from the onset through the lens of the term illustrator we are much more likely to enjoy the ride. In common usage, illustrate means to paint a picture that captures or enables us to see the words. Writers at Dictionary.com defines illustrate as, to clarify or explain by use of examples, explain or decorate with pictures; to enlighten. With that said then, Chan stands as one man with a paint brush a vision and a point of view, all of which bow to his experiences, both spiritual and natural.

MEET THE AUTHOR

Teirrah McNair is a college graduate who has been writing for stage, video and publications for over 20 years. A former youth pastor and educator, McNair penned over 25 short plays for children as artist in residence in California and Alaska.

EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK

Cornerstone Church has not been the same since, and now loves its neighbors in contributing over 55% of the churchs income to charitable causes.

Chan, the always controversial and beaming proud dad, has moved on, and is now living and loving his neighbors in San Francisco through an organization called San Francisco City Impact. The long list of projects in San Francisco, Simi Valley and globally clearly demonstrate that Chan has a heart for impacting the community he lives in. The busy author, speaker, teacher and neighborhood improvement specialist has penned two additional books for adults, Forgotten God and Erasing Hell as well as three childrens books...

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CHAPTER OUTLINE

Quicklet On Francis Chan’s Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
+ About the Book
+ About the Author
+ Overall Summary
+ List of Important People
+ ...and much more

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014270922
Publisher: Hyperink
Publication date: 02/27/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 612 KB

About the Author

Teirrah McNair is a college graduate who has been writing for stage, video and publications for over 20 years. Her gospel comedy video, Medicine for the Heart won the coveted Western Access Video Excellence (W.A.V.E.) award and was described by Oakland Tribune columnist Brenda Payton as a ”hilarious video that fills the prescription for laughter." A former youth pastor and educator, McNair penned over 25 short plays for children as artist in residence in California and Alaska. She then set out to write one person shows for herself including the seven character play Dirty Laundry, described by the San Francisco Sun Reporter as “a mighty talent for bringing life to the stage”. More recently McNair published Lucille Nadine Alexander's Birthday and The Adventures of Martin Tyrone Sanchez Dupree for children and The Way of Salvation and The Way of The Holy Spirit for adults.

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