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Street Preaching 2.0: Thank God for Ray Comfort

If anyone ever writes the history of open-air preaching in the 21st century, they will be writing about the influence of Ray Comfort and his television show, The Way of the Master. Many of the leaders in the present day open-air preaching sub-culture learned about open-air by watching that television program and by attending either […]

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Burned Over? Revivalism And Its Effects On The Local Church

The Erie Canal and Evangelicalism Most students of church history and sound theology have opinions on what has brought about the current spiritual malaise in evangelicalism.Ai?? I once heard a fellow speaker at an evangelism conference state that the modern church has not recovered from the 19th century as a whole.Ai?? I don’t think I […]

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A Gospel Spam Review of The Theonomy Debate!

A week or so ago Dr. Joel McDurmon (American Vision) and Pastor Jordan Hall (Pulpit and Pen Sermon Audio broadcast) debated the topic, Is the civil law of God obligatory for all nations? As you might guess, McDurmon argued in the affirmative and Hall the negative. In an amazing feat of speed-production, Marcus Pittman of […]

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Debating Dillahunty for the Glory of Jesus and His Gospel

Crown Rights Media has produced a documentary with Sye TenBruggencate which serves as a sequel to How To Answer The Fool called Debating Dillahunty.Ai?? Last year Sye accepted Matt Dillahunty’s challenge to debate in Memphis, TN.Ai?? Dillahunty’s fan base has been declaring their hero’s victory ever since. The debate has been available for free on […]

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You Will Hate Selma But Should Watch It Anyway

Selma, which is directed byAi??Ava DuVernayAi??and stars David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr., and Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King is a movie that grabs you by the scruff of the neck and carries you through to the end without any awareness of the passing of time.Ai?? Oyelowo’s performance is inspired’in fact, let’s just […]

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Why Unbroken is the best Christian film of 2014

Read the reviews of the evangelistically minded among us of Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken and you might believe that Jolie is part of a vast Illuminati conspiracy to keep the message of Jesus Christ out of the film. After all, the original book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand which sat on the New York Times Best Seller […]

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Through the Eyes of Spurgeon Through the Eyes of A Baptist Pastor

Last night I finally got a chance to watch the screener that was offered to Gospel Spam only hours before Through the Eyes of Spurgeon released for free. Some Christian film directors don’t take free movies very seriously and will point you to their DVD sales and cinematic releases. They take free documentaries less seriously. […]

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‘Saving Christmas:’ More Scrooge Than Santa

We’ve been on a bit of a hot streak at Gospel Spam lately.Ai?? We’ve gotten a few free screeners, an angry phone call from a producer of a bad Christian film, an interview with an Academy Award-winning director, a serious film maker’s request to review a script and a request for an interview with The […]

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Trick or Treating for the First Time.

Trick or Treat! On Friday night I took my kids trick or treating for the first time.Ai?? They’re not three and four years old.Ai?? My boys are eight and ten and my eldest daughter is twenty.Ai?? She had never been trick or treating before. Ai?? My youngest daughter, Samantha, preserved the family’s salvation by staying […]

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Let this Kitten Purr – A Review of Let the Lion Roar

There comes a time in every movie reviewer’s life when he has to decide whether or not to cover a movie because doing so would give the movie way more credibility than it deserves.Ai?? Most sane producers know that even a bad review is good for business because all publicity is good publicity. This is […]

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