Machine Gun Preacher Movie Review: Gerard Butler's Brilliant

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When a film covers someone’s real life, oftentimes what audiences see onscreen is far from something that can fit into a neat little box. Life is messy. And, few lives have been quite as chaotic as Sam Childers, the subject of Machine Gun Preacher. Gerard Butler portrays Childers and takes us from his drug-addled past, through recovery, finding God and being moved by a sermon at his church by a minister who had just returned from Africa. Next thing Sam knew, he left his wife and daughter behind and went to Africa to help those in need. What he discovered there would not only change his life, but also save the lives of thousands of children in the Sudan, an area ripped apart by civil war and strife.


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    I am interested in readnig this myself. I heard about him at the Urbana Missionary Conference, but only a passing description of what he is doing. He is certainly controversial. I will have to check him out and get back with you. Greetings and blessings from Calvary Chapel in Japan!


    Machine Gun Preacher movie is one of the movies I recommend all people to watch. -Rudyanto Lay


    Sounds like a good one.

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