David Platt's book Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream has taken the American evangelical scene by storm. According to Mission Frontiers, 370,000 copies have sold since May 2010, and it is in its eighteenth printing. His aim is to call the church back from its idolatrous pursuit of the "American dream" and exhort Christians to abandon their lives to a "radical gospel" for the sake of "radical obedience" in fulfilling the Great Commission.
John Fonville is pastor of Paramount Church in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Issue: "For You, Your Children... and All Who Are Far Off" March/April 2011 Vol. 20 No. 2 Page number(s): 40-41, 48
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