David Platt, Kevin DeYoung, & Zane PrattCROSS 2016 Session 3

Summary

In this session at #CROSS2016, we hear from a panel comprised of Zane Pratt, Kevin DeYoung, John Piper, and David Platt, who discuss how the Holy Spirit calls and leads us in mission. Make sure to watch the other sessions, and thank you for joining us for #CROSS2016.

  • David Platt

    David Platt

    David Platt is the president of the International Mission Board (IMB). He studied at the University of Georgia (BA, Journalism) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div, Th.M., Ph.D.). Before leading the IMB, David pastored the Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, AL. He is author of Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream. David practices what he preaches through his travel nationally and internationally, teaching from God’s Word in churches, seminaries, the underground church or even under a shade tree in Africa or Latin America. He married his wife, Heather in 1999 and they are parents of three children.

    Talk Title:
    Christ Our Great Reward

  • Kevin DeYoung

    Kevin DeYoung

    Kevin DeYoung is the senior pastor at University Reformed Church (East Lansing, Michigan) and a professor at Reformed Theological Seminary. Kevin holds a Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is a PhD candidate at the University of Leicester. He is the author of several books, including The Hole in Our Holiness, Crazy Busy, Taking God at His Word, The Biggest Story, and Just Do Something. Kevin and his wife, Trisha, have seven children.

    Talk Title:
    The Doctrine of Christ and the Call to Global Missions

  • Zane Pratt

    Zane Pratt

    Zane served as dean of the Billy Graham School at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 2011 until 2013, before returning to the IMB where he now serves as the Vice President of Training. He previously served 24 years in an Islamic context with the IMB as a church planter and regional leader in Central Asia. Pratt also has experience as a church planter and pastor in New England and as an Army Reserve chaplain. He is a co-author of Introduction to Global Missionsand a contributor to Theology and Practice of Mission, both published by B&H Academic. Zane holds a BA from Duke and an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell. He is married to Catherine with whom he has two grown children, Charlotte and Greg.

    Talk Title: Missionary Living In A Hostile World (Acts 4)