Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:10

David Platt elected IMB president

The 36-year-old pastor of The Church at Brook Hills, a Southern Baptist congregation in Birmingham, Ala., takes office immediately as president of the SBC International Mission Board. With more than 4,800 missionaries, the IMB is the largest denominational missionary-sending body among American evangelicals.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 26 March 2014 13:15

Pastor says wifely submission models gospel

David Platt, pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala., says “sexual complementarity” in marriage represents the relationship between Christ and the church.

Published in Theology
Friday, 31 January 2014 12:33

Calvinist preacher OK with women deacons

A “young, restless and reformed” megachurch pastor who once sparked controversy with comments criticizing the “sinner’s prayer” says he doesn’t think the Bible necessarily prohibits women from serving as deacons.

Published in Theology