In the 100-year history of Gospel Magic, nothing like this has ever been published.
Greater Gospel Magic is a complete work. It deals with the definition of gospel magic, history of gospel magic, character of the gospel magician, performance theory, many specific routines, major types of gospel magic ministry, major classifications of gospel magicians, developing a gospel magic show, do's and don'ts for gospel magicians, top ten gospel magic effects, what makes a gospel magic routine good, understanding showmanship, and even covers such matters as how to get bookings and how much to charge for a performance.
When used correctly, gospel magic is a powerful and effective tool. This book teaches what is necessary to do it well. Learn to give solid spiritual lessons that audiences will hear and remember.
Gospel magic is a way of bringing humor and an upbeat program into ministry settings. This book offers key information about combining education and inspiration with entertainment.
Even for those who don't do gospel magic, this book is a valuable resource. The insights on showmanship are detailed and thorough. The concepts will help beginners avoid major mistakes and assist professionals in reaching higher levels of performance.
Greater Gospel Magic is a textbook for those who would use magic tricks in ministry.
This is the most comprehensive book ever written about gospel magic.
About the Author
After serving in the pastorate for seventeen years, Duane and Mary Laflin entered a full time traveling ministry that has taken them to nearly every state in the USA and to a number of foreign countries. They use gospel magic tricks to attract audiences and illustrate spirutual truth.
Their ministry has been a featured subject on the national radio program, The Osgood Files. Duane has also been seen performing tricks for television specials on The Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel.
Duane was the international president of the Fellowship of Christian Magicians for four years. He has written numerous pamphlets featuring gospel magic routines, published a magazine featuring gospel magic, produced five videos explaining gospel magic lessons and techniques, lectured and performed at every major convention of gospel magicians in the world, lectured and performed for nearly every major convention of secular magicians in America, and been a special guest performer and lecturer at the British Ring convention, which is one of the largest gatherings of magicians in Europe.
He also has been a guest lecturer at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, California.
Hardcover: 320 pages