Radical Movement

The Radical Experiment involves five specific challenges to carry out over the span of a year:

  1. To pray for the entire world.

  2. To read through the entire Word.

  3. To sacrifice your money for a specific purpose.

  4. To give your time in another context.

  5. To commit your life to a multiplying community.


You and I have an average of about seventy or eighty years on this earth. During these years we are bombarded with the temporary. Make money. Get stuff. Be comfortable. Live well. Have fun. In the middle of it all, we get blinded to the eternal. But it’s there. You and I stand on the porch of eternity. Both of us will soon stand before God to give an account for our stewardship of the time, the resources, the gifts, and ultimately the gospel he has entrusted to us. When that day comes, we are convinced we will not wish we had given more of ourselves to living the American Dream. We will not wish we had made more money, acquired more stuff, lived more comfortably, taken more vacations, watched more television, pursued greater retirement, or been more successful in the eyes of this world. Instead we will wish we had given more of ourselves to living for the day when every nation, tribe, people, and language will bow around the throne and sing the praises of the Savior who delights in radical obedience and the God who deserves eternal worship. 



From The Book of David Platt, Radical, Taking Back Your Faith From The American Dream 

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