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Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dreamby David Platt
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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. They would, he said, leave behind security, money, convenience, even family for him. They would abandon everything for the gospel. They would take up their crosses daily...
BUT WHO DO YOU KNOW WHO LIVES LIKE THAT? DO YOU?
In" Radical," David Platt challenges you to consider with an open heart how we have manipulated the gospel to fit our cultural preferences. He shows what Jesus actually said about being his disciple--then invites you to "believe "and "obey "what you have heard. And he tells the dramatic story of what is happening as a "successful" suburban church decides to get serious about the gospel according to Jesus.
Finally, he urges you to join in The Radical Experiment --a one-year journey in authentic discipleship that will transform how you live in a world that desperately needs the Good News Jesus came to bring.
"From the Trade Paperback edition."
About the Author
DAVID PLATT is thepastor of The Church at Brook Hills, a four-thousand-membercongregation in Birmingham, Alabama. Widely regarded as an exceptional expositor, David has traveled and taught around the world. He holds two undergraduate and three advanced degrees, including a doctoratefrom New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. David and his wife, Heather,live in Birmingham with their family.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Table of Contents
Someone worth losing everything for — Too hungry for words — Beginning at the end of ourselves — The great why of God — The multiplying community — How much is enough? — There is no Plan B — Living when dying is gain — The radical experiment.
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