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Radical: Chapter 9, The Radical Experiment

I’m working through David Platt’s Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream chapter by chapter. But although I’ll be covering points from each chapter, you really need to read the book. Platt is a great story teller, and … Continue reading

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Radical: Chapter 8, Living When Dying Is Gain

We’re studying David Platt’s Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream chapter by chapter. Platt describes a medical mission trip taken by members of his church. A couple of volunteers were treating HIV patients when they accidentally stuck … Continue reading

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Radical: Chapter 7, There is No Plan B

We’re studying David Platt’s Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream chapter by chapter. [W]hile some professing Christians have rejected universalism intellectually, practically they may end up leading universalistic lives. They claim Christ is necessary for salvation, yet … Continue reading

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Radical: Chapters 5 and 6, The Multiplying Community; How Much Is Enough?

We’re studying David Platt’s Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream chapter by chapter. Chapter 5 This chapter is about the importance of converting the lost, a task given to each Christian. It’s familiar teaching to anyone who’s … Continue reading

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Radical: Chapter 4, The Great Why of God

We’re studying David Platt’s Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream chapter by chapter. In this chapter, Platt ponders God’s purpose in making us. On one hand, we were created by God to enjoy his grace. Apart from … Continue reading

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Radical: Chapter 3, The Importance of Relying God’s Power

We’re studying David Platt’s Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream chapter by chapter. Platt criticizes an implicit assumption within the “American dream” — The dangerous assumption we unknowingly accept in the American dream is that our greatest … Continue reading

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Radical: Chapter 2, Too Hungry for Words

I’m working through David Platt’s Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream chapter by chapter. But although I’ll be covering points from each chapter, you really need to read the book. Platt is a great story teller, and … Continue reading

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Radical: Chapter 1, Someone Worth Losing Everything For

David Platt’s book Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream has been on the New York Times bestseller list for 52 weeks. Platt is the pastor of The Church at Brook Hills, a megachurch in Birmingham, Alabama, about 1 … Continue reading

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