David Platt
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David Platt

David Platt serves as pastor at McLean Bible Church in Washington, D.C. He is the founder and president of Radical, a resource ministry that serves churches in accomplishing the mission of Christ. Resources from David Platt and Radical can be found at radical.net.

Books by David Platt include Radical, Radical Together, Follow Me,and Counter Culture, as well as the following volumes in the Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary series: Exalting Jesus in Matthew, Exalting Jesus in James, Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus, and Exalting Jesus in Galatians.

David Platt received his Ph.D. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Along with his wife and four children, he lives in the Washington D.C. metro area.


Connect with David on:
Facebook (@plattdavid)
Twitter (@plattdavid)

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    • Radical

    • Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
    • By: David Platt
    • Narrated by: David Platt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
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    It's easy for American Christians to forget how Jesus said his followers would actually live, what their new lifestyle would actually look like....

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    • Declare War on American Religiosity

    • By Joshua on 06-18-12
    • Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
    • By: David Platt
    • Narrated by: David Platt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 06-18-10
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    • Counter Culture

    • A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography
    • By: David Platt
    • Narrated by: Todd Busteed
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
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    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....

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    • Incredible how-to on standing up for your faith today

    • By SweetSouthernBelle on 10-30-16
    • A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography
    • By: David Platt
    • Narrated by: Todd Busteed
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 04-18-16
    • 5 out of 5 stars 153 ratings

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    • Follow Me

    • A Call to Die. A Call to Live.
    • By: David Platt
    • Narrated by: David Platt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
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    David Platt contends that multitudes of people around the world culturally think they are Christians yet biblically are not followers of Christ....

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    • By Curan on 12-09-15
    • A Call to Die. A Call to Live.
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    • Narrated by: David Platt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 02-04-15
    • 5 out of 5 stars 296 ratings

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    • A Radical Idea

    • Unleashing the People of God for the Purpose of God
    • By: David Platt
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 44 mins
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    The author of Radical and Radical Together, David Platt here broadens his call, challenging us to unite around a gospel-centered vision....

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    • Challenging book that all Christians should read.

    • By Ryan on 05-11-12

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    • Risk Is Right

    • Better to Lose Your Life Than to Waste It
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    • Narrated by: David Cochran Heath
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    As social justice, environmental causes, and not-for-profit ministries rise in popularity, more and more people are looking for a life of adventure, to live for something greater than themselves....

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    • What Did Jesus Really Mean When He Said Follow Me?

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    What Did Jesus Really Mean When He Said Follow Me? seeks to motivate listeners to experience our grand purpose: To exalt the glory of God by spreading Christ's gospel....

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    • Simple truth

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    • Finish the Mission

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    As in previous years, Desiring God has put together a book based on the six sessions of their annual national conference....

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    • The Radical Question

    • What Is Jesus Worth to You?
    • By: David Platt
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 50 mins
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    What is Jesus worth to you? It's easy for American Christians to forget how Jesus said his followers would actually live, what their new lifestyle would actually look like....

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    • Helped me to refocus my priorities in my Jesuswalk

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