Author David Platt, in Radical, challenges the reader on just this disconnect. How humans have historically manipulated the Gospels to fit a series of cultural preferences and to justify behaviors that were simply not part of the very nature of Christianity.
Radical by David Platt. 6 Days. When Jesus called His disciples, they left everything and followed Him. Careers. Possessions. Families. Everything that was safe and familiar. Jesus expects no less of His followers today. In this Bible study, pastor and best-selling author David Platt challenges the notion that Christians can follow Jesus.
Radical Islam Insert Insert Grade Insert Outline I. Overview a.Radical Islam is an ideology based on the Muslim religion b. It dictates the dynamics of power and politics in Muslim countries c. It opposes western control of Muslim states II. Origins of radical Islam a.Radical Islam has been in existence for a lengthy period of time b. It originated from the essential tenets of the Muslim.Like every other corner of the SBC, in recent days all eyes in Kansas City have been on David Platt and the International Mission Board. When I announced in chapel Dr. Platt’s election as president of the IMB, the room filled with applause from our students, faculty, and staff. Since the IMB’s announcement, I’ve been asked countless times how I think Platt’s leading the IMB will play out.Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers.
Platt is young, and relatively idealistic, and while not being incorrect about what he says, we must wonder if a nation of servant leaders could be servants without a way to make this possible. For this reader, an argument like Platt's must, by its very nature, be radical in order to move people off their comfort zones and cause them to think.Read More
David Andrew Platt (born 10 June 1966) is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. Born in Chadderton, Lancashire, Platt began his career as an apprentice at Manchester United only to later move to Crewe Alexandra where he began building a reputation as a goal-scoring midfielder. At the age of 22, he signed for Aston Villa where he gained the attention of the then.Read More
David Platt's general premise, though, is that Jesus would have every Christian, every disciple, every follower radically obey Him by selling all of his or her possessions, giving the money to the poor or to missions, and then living a simple, frugal life on earth.Read More
In Radical, David Platt invites you to encounter what Jesus actually said about being his disciple, and then obey what you have heard. He challenges you to consider with an open heart how we have manipulated a God-centered gospel to fit our human-centered preferences. With passionate storytelling and convicting biblical analysis, Platt calls into question a host of comfortable notions that are.Read More
In Counter Culture, New York Times bestselling author David Platt shows Christians how to actively take a stand on such issues as poverty, sex trafficking, marriage, abortion, racism, and religious liberty—and challenges us to become passionate, unwavering voices for Christ.Read More
Radical By David Platt Radical Website. Chapter 1 - Someone Worth Losing Everything For What Radical Abandonment To Jesus Really Means. Platt starts off stating how challenged he was by the example of Jesus when he became a pastor at a mega church. he boldly claims how Jesus challenged the crowds with his commands when the crowds got to be too big then found Himself among a chosen few. Platt.Read More
In Secret Church 1 David Platt examines a rather large portion of the Bible that many Christians find confusing and even intimidating—the Old Testament. This study looks at the Old Testament in its literary, historical, and theological dimensions, and it offers a survey of all 39 books. As we'll see, there's more here than a collection of good moral principles and examples. The God-inspired.Read More
Overcoming the American Dream The Book Radical, by David Platt shows us this idea of the American dream and how it has negatively affected how Christians live today. Platt says, “I could not help but think that somewhere along the way we had missed what is radical about our faith and replaced it with what is comfortable. We are settling for a Christianity that revolves around catering to.Read More
David Platt is deeply devoted to the Word of God and sharing the gospel with all of his readers and anyone who will listen. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, a Master of Divinity, a Master of Theology and a Doctor of Philosophy.Read More
Radical by David Platt May 25, 2010 Review by Kevin DeYoung (Editor's Note: In the process of reviewing Radical, Kevin DeYoung reached out to the author David Platt. Platt has written a response, which we are happy to include below DeYoung's review.) David Platt. Radical: Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream. Multnomah 2010. 240 pages.Read More