William Booth

The founder of the Salvation Army
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With Bibles and prayer they battled sin

The pub owners and their hired thugs are ready for William Booth and his ragtag followers when they come marching into London’s East End. With clubs and rocks, the thugs are set to chase this preacher out of town once and for all. But William and his “Salvation Army” are not so easily dissuaded! Armed only with Bibles, musical instruments and their unflinching faith, they march in to face their most dangerous opponents so far. Who will win the spiritual battle for the hurting souls of this forgotten corner of London?

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What People are Saying

“The Best Torchlighters”

This is the best Torchlighters! There are good guys and bad guys. And in the end one of the bad guys reads the Bible and learns about God.

Trisha G’s 5-year-old son

“The Right Choice”

William Booth and his followers armed themselves with Bibles, musical instruments, and faith in God.

James A. Cox
Midwest Book Review 2011

“Inspiring”

We are [watching] William Booth and the Salvation Army in December, hoping to collect money to take to a “bell-ringer” in our neighborhood after we see his story.

Jerry and Pat J.

“Beautifully Animated”

The beautifully animated movie about the beginning of the Salvation Army shows the power of Christ to radically change peoples’ lives and to set their destinies on heaven!

William Booth

Some men’s ambition is fame. Some men’s ambition is gold. My ambition is the souls of men.”

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