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David Platt is the president of the International Mission Board (IMB) and Founder of Radical. Prior to the IMB, he served as the senior pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama for eight years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (A.B.J.) from the University of Georgia, and a Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Master of Theology (Th.M.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is author of Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream and other books including Counter Culture, Radical Together, and Follow Me. David practices what he preaches through his travel nationally and internationally, teaching from God’s Word in churches, seminaries, the underground church, or even under a shade tree in Africa or Latin America. He married his wife, Heather, in 1999 and they are parents of four children.

International Mission Board: Global City Initiatives

2016 Gatherings

Martyrdom and Mission: Why Reformers Died In Their Day, How We Must Live In Ours

2016 Main Session

Recovering the Role of the Local Church in Global Mission

2016 Breakout Session

Relenting Wrath: The Role of Desperate Prayer in the Mystery of Divine Providence

2014 Main Session

Divine Sovereignty: The Fuel of Death-Defying Missions (Session VI)

2012 Main Session

Celebrity Pastor: Indecent Exposure? (Panel VI)

2012 Panel Session

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An Unadjusted Gospel in an Unreached World: Connecting Gospel Theology with Urgent Missiology

2010 Breakout Session