About David Platt
David Platt serves as pastor at McLean Bible Church in Washington, D.C., and he is the founder and president of Radical, a resource ministry that serves churches in accomplishing the mission of Christ. David previously served as the president of the International Mission Board, and he has authored several books, including Radical, Radical Together, Follow Me, and Counter Culture. Along with his wife and kids, he lives in the Washington D.C. metro area.
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NEWS: Radical, Every Mans Battle, Every Young Mans Battle, and Every Young Womans Battle Receive ECPA Sales Awards
Every Man’s Battle (2000) by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker with Mike Yorkey and Radical (2010) by David Platt were presented the Platinum Award for exceeding 1 million copies in sales. Additionally, Gold Awards were presented to Every Young Man’s Battle (2002) by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker with Mike Yorkey and Every Young Woman’s Battle (2004) by Shannon Ethridge and Stephen Aterburn in recognition of more than 500,000 copies sold.
Challenge the Status Quo
The Radical Question offers a compelling introduction to Radicals challenge to the contemporary church. In this concise message, Platt asks, “What is Jesus worth to you?” Then he explores what a commitment to Jesus would actually look like in action. [ … ]
What if building the right church depends on using all the wrong people?
Imagine. Churches not built on the greatest talent, the finest facilities, or the most exceptional programs. Instead, churches that come together to unleash every single person to impact the world with the Spirit of God for the glory of God. Its a radical idea.
(Colorado Springs, Colo., Jan 2012) Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream, the 2010 breakout debut book by pastor David Platt, has reached a major milestone with 1 million copies in print and continues to appear on best-seller lists: 81 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List (Paperback Advice & Misc.) and 20 months on the CBA Top 50 Best-Seller List, including 17 months in the top 10.
Called the youngest megachurch pastor in history when he took the senior pastor position at The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, AL, Platt says that weve allowed our cultural preferences to manipulate the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Platt and his church committed to The Radical Experiment, a one year journey in authentic discipleship, and the results are astounding:
- Over 100 families began the process to [ … ]
Take the next step. From radical followers of Christ to radical communities of faith.
In Radical, David Platts plea for Christians to take back their faith from the American Dream resonated with readers everywhere and quickly became a New York Times bestseller. Now in Radical Together, the author broadens his call, challenging us to unite around a gospel-centered vision.