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A film seeking to explain Calvinism, celebrate its recent resurgence, and to answer the question, "What's next?".
The Theology Documentary of a Lifetime. When a generation finds the doctrine and practice of the modern church wanting, they uncover a theology that challenges everything they thought they knew about Christianity.
The Theology Documentary of a Lifetime. When a generation finds the doctrine and practice of the modern church wanting, they uncover a theology that challenges everything they thought they knew about Christianity.
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CALVINIST is a film about a powerful and interesting movement God has orchestrated over last generation that finds its roots in a rich and fascinating history. An unassuming youth have been overtaken by an old, and often misunderstood theology. They've become obsessed with reading difficult theology books and trying to convince their friends of some seemingly offensive things.

I want to find out who these people are, and interview the greatest minds in the Calvinist world to find out what they believe. Finally, I want to ask what we've done right, where we've gone wrong, and what's next for this movement. It's destined to be great!

 

 The film is funded, donors of $80 or more will get to choose between DVDs and Blu-Rays, I can pay a few people to help, I will produce extended interviews on a Youtube channel, and now I will plan meetups in the cities I find myself in along the journey. Needless to say, I'm pumped! Thank you for believing in this project!

CALVINIST will be modern, youthful, and energetic. The tone will be encouraging while also challenging. I will seek to strike a balance between the sometimes-academic nature of the content and how it looks in this fast paced world we live in. I'll explore how a generation that is synonymous with ADD focuses in on their theological convictions.

I will allow the interviewees and respected teachers to tell the story, and follow it wherever it leads.

By supporting this project you are helping to explain to the world the wonderful doctrines of grace and allowing a generation to tell their story. As more people hear what Calvinism is really about, who knows what God may do...

 

Risks and challenges

My biggest challenges will be striking a balance that is not just educational but truly entertaining and compelling.

I'm ready. Let's go!

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    Common Grace Level

    For just $1 you will unlock permission to use the highly descriptive hashtag #IMACALVINIST. You can use it on every post on Facebook, Twiiter, Instagram, or any other situation where you need to let people know where you stand.

    Technically you could use the hashtag if you don't pay $1... but hey, that's on you.

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    Cage-Stage Calvinist Level

    Get your name on the Cage of Calvinists on our official site as a thank you for supporting this film!

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    Sola Gracias (I know it's Gratia) Level

    Get a special thank you in the credits of the film!

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    Sola Stick-tura Level

    Get some beautiful CALVINIST movie Stickers.

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    T Stands for T-Shirt Level

    A one of a kind 100% cotton t-shirt designed for our Kickstarter Backers! This t-shirt is exclusive to backers only and cannot be purchased anywhere else!

    + CALVINIST movie stickers!

    + A special thank you in the credits of the film!

    + A digital screener of CALVINIST!

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    Caffeination of the Saints Level

    A one of a kind CALVINIST Coffee Mug. This mug is exclusive to backers only and cannot be purchased anywhere else!

    + CALVINIST movie T-Shirt!

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    TULIP Level

    A one of a kind TULIP glass designed for our Kickstarter Backers! This glass is exclusive to backers only and cannot be purchased anywhere else!

    + CALVINIST movie T-Shirt!

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    + A special thank you in the credits of the film!

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    Scribe Level

    A one of a kind wood covered notebook by Hand Lettering Co. engraved with a glorious quote from Charles Spurgeon.

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    Irresistible Level

    You get the CALVINIST T-Shirt, Coffee Mug, TULIP Glass, and Stickers!

    You're the man now, dog!

    + A special thank you in the credits of the film!

    + A digital screener of CALVINIST!

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    Inspiration Level

    You get the wood engraved Spurgeon notebook from Hand Lettering Co. along with a CALVINIST coffee mug to keep the caffeine and ideas flowing.

    + CALVINIST movie T-Shirt!

    + CALVINIST movie stickers!

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    Amazing Grace Level

    You're my hero! (one of them at least) You get everything. The CALVINIST Coffee mug, the TULIP glass, the Wood engraved notebook, and the CALVINIST movie t-shirt.

    + CALVINIST movie stickers!

    + A special thank you in the credits of the film!

    + A digital screener of CALVINIST!

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    Inner Circle Level

    Be a part of the list of people who will receive previews of scenes as they come out.

    +THE SOLAS 13x19 poster

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    + CALVINIST coffee mug!

    + TULIP glass!

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    + A special THANK YOU in the credits of the film!

    + A digital screener of CALVINIST!

    + FREE SHIPPING!

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    Associate Producer

    You'll have your name in the credits at the beginning and end of the film, as an Associate Producer of CALVINIST. Also receive exclusive previews of the film for feedback and opinions.

    + THE SOLAS 13x19 poster

    + CALVINIST movie T-Shirt!

    + CALVINIST coffee mug!

    + TULIP glass!

    + CALVINIST movie stickers!

    + A special THANK YOU in the credits of the film!

    + A digital screener of CALVINIST!

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    Executive Producer

    You’ll be granted access to a private rough cut of the film where you’ll be able to review and offer your comments just like the other members of the team. Additionally, you can have your name, group name or business name in the credits as an executive producer at the beginning and end of the film.

    + THE SOLAS 13x19 poster

    + CALVINIST movie T-Shirt!

    + CALVINIST coffee mug!

    + TULIP glass!

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    + A special THANK YOU in the credits of the film!

    + A digital screener of CALVINIST!

    + FREE SHIPPING!

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    Sponsorship Level

    "Brought to you by [You or your group/company name]" will appear in the opening credits, and will appear again with a link to your website in the closing credits.

    + The Wood Engraved Spurgeon Notebook

    + CALVINIST movie T-Shirt!

    + CALVINIST coffee mug!

    + TULIP glass!

    + CALVINIST movie stickers!

    + A special THANK YOU in the credits of the film!

    + A digital screener of CALVINIST!

    + FREE SHIPPING!

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    Reformer Level

    Nothing in my hands I bring... other than all the stuff I've already offered. I'm simply making this level available to allow someone who really has a love for this project to show how much they love it. If this is something you're considering, know that I'm truly honored that this has even crossed your mind. :)

    You can choose to be either an executive producer or a "brought to you by" sponsor. Your name or group/company will be emphasized in the credits.

    + The Wood Engraved Spurgeon Notebook

    + CALVINIST movie T-Shirt!

    + CALVINIST coffee mug!

    + TULIP glass!

    + CALVINIST movie stickers!

    + A special THANK YOU in the credits of the film!

    + A digital screener of CALVINIST!

    + FREE SHIPPING!

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