Where are the kids in Jesus Camp?

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What happens in Jesus Camp?

Jesus Camp is a 2006 American documentary film directed by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing about a charismatic Christian summer camp, where children spend their summers being taught that they have “prophetic gifts” and can “take back America for Christ”.

Why do people cry at church camp?

Cry Nights – and church camp in general – are based around the idea of separating us from our normal life, introducing us to a problem we face, building tension around it, and then resolving that tension in an emotionally overloaded atmosphere.

Is Jesus Camp a horror?

Charismatics speak in tongues, and the prayer sessions are shot like a horror movie: all extreme close-ups of little heads and crying eyes set to a throbbing soundtrack. However, the devoted young Christians that the filmmakers focus on don’t need this creepy camerawork to be compelling.

What evangelical means?

The term evangelical derives from the Greek word euangelion meaning “gospel” or “good news.” Technically speaking, evangelical refers to a person, church, or organization that is committed to the Christian gospel message that Jesus Christ is the savior of humanity.

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