Q1: We are visiting from out of town. Is there a Sunday gathering we can attend?
We have a large gathering at the end of each month where visitors are able to attend.
Q2: Can I schedule a coffee meeting with Francis Chan?
Due to the number of requests Francis receives, he is not available to schedule personal meetings.
Q3: Am I able to get more information about starting a house church?
We are working on providing some resources to help people understand what we’re doing…stay tuned for details.
Q4: Francis mentioned theological/leadership training for his staff. Is there a book list that he uses?
Our primary source is the Bible, but this past year we have used Bible Doctrine by Wayne Grudem, Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer, Instruments in the Redeemers Hands by Paul Tripp, Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Total Church by Tim Chester. In addition, Francis is currently working on a seven-part video series on leadership training.
Q5: Can I officially partner and come under the We Are Church name as a house church planter?
At this time, the structure is not in place for others to partner with We Are Church in this way.
Q6: Can Francis disciple me?
We encourage you to find a local leader to disciple you.
Q7: Can Francis speak at my church?
Please see the Speaking Request Form, here. He sticks very closely to the criteria included therein.
Q8: Where can I purchase Francis' books?
Francis' books are sold just about everywhere books are sold, but please visit the Crazy Love Store for some of the best deals.
Q9: Where are Francis' most up to date sermons located? Can I download them?
Q10: How do you handle childcare?
Each house church takes care of its own childcare needs. For example, one location may have a rotation of parents taking care of the kids, while another may have the older kids take care of the younger kids, or still another may have the kids stay with the rest of the group.
Q11: Does We Are Church have any locations outside of San Francisco?
Not at this time.
Q12: How do you handle donations? Are you a non-profit?
Yes, we are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and you can donate by clicking the Give tab above.
Q13: Can I intern?
While we don’t have internship needs right now for We Are Church specifically, feel free to email us with a cover letter and resume and we’ll keep it on file.