Sam Childers (the Real Machine Gun Preacher ) is coming to Galway on Monday March 12.
Childers, whose life was portrayed on the big screen by Gerard Butler in the biographical adventure film Machine Gun Preacher, will share his story at the Discovery Church Galway, Tuam Road.
Childers will talk about his journey that took him from a life of crime and addiction to a life rescuing child soldiers from rebel armies.
To date he has rescued more than 1,500 children in Sudan and northern Uganda as well as founding with his wife Lynn, the Angels of East Africa, The children’s village in South Sudan.
In 2013 Childers received the Mother Teresa Award for International Social Justice, (the largest award of its type in the world for International Social Justice ) the only American ever to be bestowed with this honour.