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Chasing Francis by Ian Morgan Cron

When Pastor Chase Falson has a public crisis of faith from the pulpit, he knows it is time for a break.  He decides to visit his uncle, who is a Franciscan priest in Italy. Uncle Kenny takes Chase on a tour of all of the places in Italy that were important to St. Francis of Assisi. This journey turns into a pilgrimage of sorts for Chase and he learns that he has a lot more in common with a Catholic Saint then he thought.

I really enjoyed this book. The reader learns about St. Francis right along with Chase and is challenged to actions along with the main character. I enjoyed the storyline and the insights into the Chase’s mind through his journal reflections. It is hard to really sum up or say exactly what I enjoyed about this book and what made me want to keep reading it. It was captivating, challenging and applicable. If all Christians read this book, I think our churches and lives would look much different than they do now.

I was given a copy of this book by Book Sneeze in exchange for my review. All opinions are my own. I was not required to write a positive review.


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