Machine Gun Preacher Critics Consensus. There's a complex man at the center of Machine Gun Preacher but the movie is too shapeless and emotionally vacant to bring his story to life. 27%.
Machine Gun Preacher is the inspirational true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing transformation and finds an unexpected calling as the savior of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children. Gerard Butler (300) delivers a searing performance as Childers, the impassioned founder of the Angels of East Africa rescue organization in Golden Globe.
Sam Childers: aka the Machine Gun Preacher will be at Kingdom House Tanawha on Monday 16th September to share his life story, which was captured in The Machine Gun Preacher motion picture (Starring Hollywood heart-throb and well know Scotsman - Gerard Butler playing the role of Sam Childers). The film was based on Childers’ book Another Man's War'.
Sam Childers, the real Machine Gun Preacher (not the Hollywood star Gerard Butler) is coming to Hayling Island on the 16th April 2019 to share his story and his journey with you about his mission and his work rescuing vulnerable children in war-torn East Africa.
Machine Gun Preacher is the inspirational true story of Sam Childers, a moving story of violence and redemption. When ex-biker-gang member Sam Childers makes the life-changing decision to go to East Africa to help repair homes destroyed by civil war, he is outraged by the unspeakable horrors faced by the region’s vulnerable populace, especially the children. Ignoring the warnings of more.
Moviegoers who see the new Gerard Butler headlining film “Machine Gun Preacher,” based on the life of heroin-addict-turned-Christian-child-crusader Sam Childers, would understandably believe Hollywood exaggerated the story for entertainment purposes. But they’ll be surprised to know that the real life of Childers was too much for even Hollywood.
Pastor Sam Childers aka “Machine Gun Preacher” is the real deal. Like Apostle Paul, Sam’s walk before meeting Jesus Christ is not a story many would want to emulate. He writes about his life in several books, features some of it in “Machine Gun Preacher” the movie, and speaks about it at events like the one you may attend in the near feature.
His Bond flick Quantum of Solace received a mixed reception, but he's back on worthier ground with the based-on-true-story Machine Gun Preacher. Gerard Butler stars as Sam Childers, the real-life.