About David Platt

Dr. David Platt, President of
the IMB and founder of Radical,
is deeply devoted to Christ and His Word. David’s first love in ministry is making
disciples, sharing, showing, and teaching God’s Word in everyday life. He has
traveled extensively to serve alongside church leaders throughout the United States
and around the world.

A life-long learner, David has earned two undergraduate and three advanced
degrees. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
(A.B.J.) from the University of Georgia, and a Master of Divinity (M.Div.),
Master of Theology (Th.M) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) from New Orleans
Baptist Theological Seminary. He previously served at New Orleans Baptist
Theological Seminary as Dean of Chapel and Assistant Professor of Expository
Preaching and Apologetics, Staff Evangelist at Edgewater Baptist Church in New
Orleans, and eight years as the Senior Pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in
Birmingham, AL. David has written several books,
Radical Together,
Follow Me and most recently
Counter Culture

David and his wife Heather have four children, Caleb, Joshua, Mara Ruth, and Isaiah.