Category Archives: Matt Chandler

Great Risk, Great Reward

I have previously recommended David Platt’s outstanding book, Radical. Below is a brief clip from Dr. Platt speaking (as a guest) at Cross Church of Springdale, Arkansas. It’s a good summary of his book.

Dear American Christian, how you respond to Platt’s message, either through the book or this video, reveals a lot about your brand of Christianity. Is your Christianity too influenced by the American materialistic mindset? How you respond to this critical message reveals a lot about the condition of your heart (Matthew 6:19-21).

You may actually be a Christian who claims to not to embrace the Health/Wealth gospel (aka prosperity gospel). But if you find yourself offended by Platt’s message or making excuses to get around it, you may need to probe your heart a little deeper…you may be more prosperity gospel than you care to admit.

You can watch the whole message HERE and you can order the book HERE.

On a side note, during David Platt’s message at this summer’s Pastor’s Conference, Matt Chandler (also on the program) tweeted that David Platt “preaches like he’s in pain and I’m grateful to God for him.” That’s funny. And true.

AP Story on Pastor Matt Chandler’s Battle with a Brain Tumor

Be moved, challenged, and inspired by Eric Gorski’s AP story on Matt Chandler’s battle with cancer. Also, get some more details and behind-the-scenes insights from Gorski’s blog post on the same subject.

You can also keep up with the Chandlers via Lauren Chandler’s blog as well as follow Matt and Lauren on Twitter. We also discovered that Lauren is quite the singer!