How Ephesians Killed My “Radical” Christianity

Hey everyone – I got this article forwarded to me by my friend Pastor Matt Parker. This was just too good not to repost in its entirety here on DFL. I look forward to seeing you all tonight at Bible study, or on Sunday morning. In the meantime, enjoy this freedom-inducing post! (:

The Log College

by Pastor Peter Jones

Note: This has nothing to do with David Platt’s book Radical. I have never read it or to my knowledge read anything else he has written.


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What is a Radical?

Definitions matter. So before proceeding I wanted to define the term “radical.” By “radical,” I mean that strain of Christian thinking that says living a normal Christian life, getting married, having children, raising them in Christ, loving your spouse, being faithful at your job, attending worship, reading your Bible, praying, loving the saints, and then dying is not enough. It is that strain of Christianity that says, “There must be something more that I must do to be a good Christian.” The radical thinks and preaches that, “Good Christians do amazing things for Jesus.” This type of thinking is found in all branches of Christianity. There are mission weeks, revival meetings, monks who abandon all…

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