David Platt serves as lead pastor at McLean Bible Church in Washington, D.C. He is also the founder and chairman of Radical, a Christian ministry geared toward "equipping the Church to reach the unreached." He previously served as president of the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. David is a best-selling author of several books, including Radical, Radical Together, Follow Me, and Something Needs to Change. He earned a B.A. from the University of Georgia, followed by an MA in divinity and theology, and a Ph.D. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. David and his wife, Heather, reside in the Washington D.C. metro area with their four children.