Going Radical

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A Call to Radical Disciple-making Editorial

A Call to Radical Disciple-making

Is God trying to get our attention?

I have never seen anything like it. Pastor David Platt of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama released his book Radical: Taking Back Your Faith...

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Going Radical Feature

Going Radical

Young Megachurch Pastor Ignites a Movement to Radical Discipleship

Dr. David Platt, the 32-year-old pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, AL, is challenging the Western church’s reinterpretation of Jesus’ teaching by which we justify neglect of the...

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Tags: book, radical

A Radical Shift In Mobilization Feature

A Radical Shift In Mobilization

This past May, a condensation of Dr. David Platt’s Radical sermon series was published as Radical: Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream1. Its dramatic reception may herald a tipping point...

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Tags: giving, radical

The Radical Experiment Feature

The Radical Experiment

Throughout his book Radical, Dr. David Platt presses us to come to Jesus on His terms, to be made free and eager to give whatever He asks and go wherever He sends. Thus The Radical Experiment...

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Radical Feature

Radical

Taking Back Your Faith From The American Dream "The Great Why of God"

This is what the Sovereign LORD says:

“It is not for your sake, O house of Israel, that I am going to do these things, but for the sake of my holy name, which you have profaned among the...

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Tags: book, poverty, radical

The Other Side of Zeal Marginalia

The Other Side of Zeal

David Platt’s book is a mission mobilizer’s dream. Rarely do high-profile pastors take it upon themselves to call the church to a lifestyle of radical obedience in fulfilling God’s global purpose....

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Tags: amateurism, zeal

Let the Children Come Other

Let the Children Come

Like many movements of God, this one has a modest beginning. Nearly two decades ago, men and women came together from all over the United States representing mission agencies and publishing houses....

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Tags: 414 window, children

The Wheel Has Been Invented Other

The Wheel Has Been Invented

Has God put mission education in your children’s ministry sights? Want to know where to go for resources–if resources even exist? Cheer up! All the basics have been created and are readily...

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Tags: children

Global Network of Centers for World Mission Other

Global Network of Centers for World Mission

A Center for World Mission (CWM) exists to serve the Body of Christ as a catalyst for the cause of world evangelization with the emphasis on the least-reached peoples.

A CWM seeks to fill gaps...

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Tags: agency, research, training

Going Radically Raising Local Resources

Going Radically

Giving of Ourselves, Not Just Our Resources

In Radical, David Platt repeats Bonhoeffer’s reminder that the first call every Christian experiences is “the call to abandon the attachments of this world” (page 14). This is an important...

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Tags: giving, poverty, radical

Giving an Answer for Our Hope Further Reflections