Archive for the ‘Videos’ Category

  1. David Platt’s Personal Testimony

    Posted on September 1st, 2014 by Jonathan

    In Ephesians, Paul tells us that “even when we were dead in our trespasses, [God] made us alive together with Christ” (Eph 2:5). Going from death to life is at the core of every conversion story, and in the sense that there is certainly no such thing as a boring resurrection, no one has a boring testimony. Still, some transformations are more dramatic than others. And while it can easily seem that God’s grace is more profound in the saving of a Paul-former-Saul than it is in the saving of a scripturally-reared-Timothy (2 Tim 3:15), this is not the case. Boring testimonies are boring because God’s graciously made them that way (so they aren’t really boring at all).

    In the video below, David Platt describes the amazing grace of such a testimony as he gives glory to God for a family and church that led him to Christ as a child.

  2. John Piper on Missions

    Posted on August 11th, 2014 by Jonathan

    At CROSS last year, Mark Dever asked John Piper about missions–what the term means, what the Bible says about it, how it impacts our marriages, how it affects our calling, and more. The video of that conversation is well worth a watch.

  3. Sermon Prep

    Posted on August 4th, 2014 by Jonathan

    From The Front Porch, Pastors Thabiti Anyabwile, Louis Love, and Tony Carter talk about their sermon preparation practices. They cover approaches, timelines, and specific steps. While they show that no two teachers operate in the same way, they also show that there are some non-negotiables in solid preaching . . . things to which these faithful pastors are committed.

    The Front Porch aims to be a place for conversations on biblical faithfulness in African-American churches and beyond.” Radical commends this website to you as an invaluable resource for all believers.

  4. Conversation with David Platt on Global Persecution

    Posted on July 31st, 2014 by Jonathan

    Dan Darling (of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission) talks with David Platt about the persecution of Christians worldwide.

  5. Jon Akin Interviews David Platt

    Posted on July 24th, 2014 by Jonathan

    Jon Akin of Baptist21 interviewed David Platt on a variety of topics last month at the SBC Annual Meeting.

    For your convenience, here are some time markers for when each of the topics was covered:

    0:16 – prosperity, radical giving, and the gospel
    2:32 – the gospel and social action
    5:58 – addressing both physical and spiritual need
    7:33 – global missions vs. local ministry?
    10:44 – being part of the SBC
    13:10 – should we re-structure missions/funding models?

  6. What is Legalism?

    Posted on July 9th, 2014 by Eric Parker

    Pastor David discusses legalism, its dangers, and how to avoid it. To access this message in its entirety, click here.

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    Family Worship in the Platt House

    Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by Eric Parker

    In discussing the blessing of having regular family worship, Pastor David describes for us a typical night at the Platt house including “silly songs.”

    Go here to access this sermon, “The Gospel for Generations Past and Future,” in it’s entirety.

    To help in this area of family worship, we provide Family Worship Guides for free on our website. Simply go to any individual sermon from 2010–present (under the Resource tab) and click on the Materials dropdown box. Go here to view a sample.

    Family Worship Guides were created to help you read, study the Bible, pray, and worship together as a family. These guides also include helpful tips for making family worship appropriate for children of different ages. Adapt them to fit your particular situation.

  8. Reminder from Cross – #PrayForWorkers

    Posted on June 10th, 2014 by Jonathan

    “And he said to them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.’” (Luke 10:2)

    If you went to CROSS Conference this past December, they’d love to hear how the Lord has led you since. So if you’re going anywhere in the next 2 years (short or long term), email and tell them about … it could be that your story serves to encourage others in an exciting CROSS project. Go here for more info.

    If you missed the conference this past December, you can see all the talks at Below is Pastor David’s message, “Mobilizing God’s Army for the Great Commission.”

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    Only One Way To God?

    Posted on June 5th, 2014 by Eric Parker

    David Platt helps us gain some much needed perspective when we ask the question “Why is there only one way to God?” Go here to access this message in its entirety.

  10. Church and Kingdom

    Posted on May 19th, 2014 by Eric Parker

    In Secret Church 9, “The Body of Christ”, Pastor David helps us think through the difference between the Church and the Kingdom of God. To access this Secret Church it in its entirety, click here.