Sunday, October 07, 2012

A Taste of Radical.

I recently received a book that combined "The Radical Question" and "The Radical Idea" both by David Platt.  I have already read Radical Together, so I was really looking forward to the new read.  It wasn't really a new read at all, but I still thoroughly enjoyed it.  This book is intended to give the reader a taste of what it means to be radical.  The first part, "The Radical Question," looks at the disconnect in American churches today between spending a fortune on our comfort and convenience, and that of our church, and the desperate need of  our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world.  Between our entertainment and the souls of men around the world.  Do not read this if you are looking for a fluffy feel good book.  Do not read if you do not want to feel conviction.

The second part of the book, "The Radical Idea" focuses on how the church can become more effective together (very similar to Radical Together)  It explains that church is the people not the program; discipleship is the responsiblity of everyone, not just the leaders in the church.  One quote in the book said, "Why would we spend an inordinate amount of our resources on something that is never prescribed our even encouraged in the new testament?"  Good question.

Buy a copy here.

I was given a copy of this book as a part of the Blogging for Books program and I was not required to give a positive review.

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