Recovering the Role of the Local Church in Global Mission

Speakers: David Platt Year: 2016 Session: Breakout Session

David Platt speaks to the need for local churches to be at the center of global missions. How can local churches and missions entities partner together? Why should local churches be at the center of global missions in reaching the nations? In this breakout session, David prays for every listener to to pray however God wants them to, to give however much God wants them to, and to go wherever God wants them to at any cost.


David Platt serves as pastor at McLean Bible Church in Washington, D.C. He is the founder and chairman of Radical (Inc.), a global missions organization that serves the church for the cause of Christ—to glorify God by making disciples and multiplying churches among all the nations. Resources from David Platt and Radical can be found at Books by David Platt include Radical, Radical Together, Follow Me, Counter Culture, and Something Needs to Change, 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.