Wednesday Service of Sam Childers, well known as “The Machine Gun Preacher.” Gerard Butler played the role of Sam Childers in the film based on Sam’s life. Sam is a former Outlaws Bikie member who now dedicates his life and resources to rescue children in the war zone of South Sudan. Sam and his wife Lynn founded and operate Angels of East Africa, a Children’s Village Orphanage in South Sudan, where they currently have more than 300 children in their care.