Dr David Platt named as Chair of Lausanne’s Theology Working Group


Nagoya, Japan—10 November 2015—The Lausanne Movement is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr David Platt as its new Theology Working Group (TWG) Chair, succeeding Chris Wright and Tim Tennent.

Dr Platt is the President of the International Mission Board, which includes more than 4,000 missionaries and represents more than 40,000 churches. He is also the founder of Radical, a resource ministry dedicated to serving the church in making disciples of all nations. His ministry has global impact, and his voice is passionate and influential for global mission. Dr Platt will also be a plenary speaker for the Lausanne Movement’s Younger Leaders Gathering 2016 in Indonesia.

To find out more about Dr Platt, please read his bio on our website. In case of media inquiries or interview requests for Dr Michael Oh, Lausanne Movement Executive Director/CEO, please feel free to contact Attila Nyári at [email protected].