Kirk Cameron

(Kirk Thomas Cameron)

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America is a beacon of hope for the world. And yet we are in so much trouble. Hope
As a father of six kids and as a man who's been transformed by the power of the gospel, I would never just let my kids flounder and just sort of try to figure out their own way through life when I know that I've got the best guide on the planet - God and His word. Life ;Religion & God
As I look around, I get this sinking feeling that we're off track, that there's something sick in the soul of our country. I examine the fruit that's hanging on the tree of America, and I can see that it's rotting. And that concerns me deeply.
Atheism has been on the rise for years now, and the Bible of the atheists is 'The Origin of Species.'
Culture changes because of musicians and actors and actresses. There's a responsibility there. You may ignore the responsibility. You may choose to be a bad role model. But, you are a role model nonetheless.
Do I support the idea of gay marriage? No, I don't. Families, Children & Parenting
Every candle that gets lit in the dark room must feel a little rejection from the darkness around it, but the last thing I want from those who hold a different world view to me is to accept me.
Everywhere I go, everyone I talk with, everyone I think about - their salvation is what is on my mind. I love fellowship with Christians, but I can't become preoccupied with the pleasure of fellowship when I know that sinners are sinking into hell. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
Faith in God... produces character; character will produce courage, courage to face the challenges of the day. Religion & God
For me, my family and my faith have been what's really been my anchor, and grounding me, and helping me navigate through a lot of the things that really destroy marriages in Hollywood, and in your own personal integrity. Religion & God ;Families, Children & Parenting
For so many years, I've been an actor acting in other people's movies, and in 'Unstoppable,' I'm producing it, and I have an opportunity to create some of that excitement with style and form and different color templates and things like that. So, as an artist, it's really exciting. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Getting into Heaven is not something you can earn or deserve. God makes that really clear in the scriptures. Religion & God
God is a God who has not given up on His people. If He wanted to give up, He would have given up back in the Garden of Eden. Religion & God
God makes it really clear that society and civilization is really held together by the glue of families... When a man and a woman come together and say 'I do,' they are committing for a lifetime to love each other and to model what love is and what forgiveness is and what joy is to their kids. Society ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Religion & God
God steps into the suffering with us, and He takes it on himself, and He walks through it with us, and He uses it to create something in you that is unstoppable. Religion & God
God's advice trumps Oprah's every time. Time ;Religion & God
I believe that freedom of speech and freedom of religion go hand-in-hand in America. Religion & God ;Freedom & Liberty
I believe the Scriptures teach that there's a literal heaven and a literal hell, just like Jesus said. And without forgiveness of sins that, yeah, the place of punishment is called hell.
I came all this way for a reason. Today is the day of salvation. Trust Jesus to save you. Then be sincere as God knows a pretender. Trust ;Religion & God
I can assuredly say that it's my life's mission to love all people. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I could have anything I wanted and if I didn't have it, it was because I didn't want it.
I could see that it was God's forgiveness and His mercy that I needed, and that was provided through Christ on the Cross for those who will receive Him as Lord and Savior. That is how I came to Christ. Religion & God
I don't think that growing up in the entertainment industry is the healthiest place for kids. The track record kind of shows that.
I have faith in God and not that we have evolved from a rock, not from worshiping the environment or endangered bugs. Religion & God
I learned that the problems that we have are not solved by blaming somebody else, and that our hope is not in who governs us as a nation. It's not in Mitt Romney or Barack Obama or Ron Paul. Our hope is in the power of God and his gospel working in the hearts of people. Power ;Hope ;Religion & God
I love all people. I hate no one. And, you know, when you take a subject and you reduce it to something like a four-second sound bite, and a check mark on a ballot, I think that that's inappropriate and insensitive. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love all people; I hate no one. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love the ideas of looking back to historical heroes to give us inspiration on how we can be today's heroes to move forward in the future. So guys like... William Bradford and William Wallace, the Bravehearts, the Patriots, the Pilgrims. There are so many of those people throughout history... whose stories have just never been told. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Future ;History
I love to be creative and to put flesh onto the ideas that are inside of me. And there are not that many great programs that are coming out through Hollywood, and I'm tired of waiting around for someone to hand me a good script, so I'm going to go and produce something. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I sometimes found myself more comfortable around my TV family than I did with my own parents and sister. Families, Children & Parenting
I think controversy is not always a bad thing. Jesus was controversial. It's through controversy that people often wake up and smell the coffee and say, 'What's going on here? Do we need to rethink something here?'
I think God is perfect, all-powerful and has an unstoppable plan for everyone, including those who love him and those who don't. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Religion & God
I think my biggest problem was, as a celebrity on a TV show, you get an inflated ego and you think you're the center of the universe.
I was being foolish. An atheist can't stand behind their assertion that God doesn't exist. The stupidest thing I ever could have done was to reject His Truth. Truth ;Religion & God
I was experiencing all the success the entertainment industry has to offer, but I knew there had to be something more. It was sort of through that God prepared me to hear about His great plan. Religion & God ;Success
If America is a ship, it looks a lot like it's sinking - financially, morally, spiritually. It's frightening.
If my kid came to me and said 'I'm gay,' I'd say, 'Son, I love you.' Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
If my kids came to me and said, 'I'm gay,' I'd say, 'Son, I love you.' That's never at stake. Never, never, never at stake. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
If the anti-Christian agenda will say, 'Here's your identity, you're an evolved amoeba who ought to just go do whatever you want and don't let anybody tell you different,' then they can get you to throw your faith, your character, your courage, and your liberty right out the window. Religion & God
If we want a great future in this world, we have to take God at his word, and God makes it really clear that society and civilization is held together by the glue of families... This is where the next generation of human beings are incubated and nurtured and matured - in homes. In families. Future ;Religion & God
If you press me about how I feel about an issue, you're going to see my convictions.
If you take Darwin's theory and extend it to its logical end, it can be used to justify a number of very horrendous things.
I'm a man of convictions. If you press me about how I feel about an issue, you're going to see my convictions.
I'm not homophobic.
I'm not perfect in my walk but I want to do the right thing.
I'm not the religious-conspiracy-theorist go-to guy, particularly. But I think it's really kind of silly to try to equate birds falling out of the sky with some kind of an end-times theory.
I'm sure I've lost a few jobs because I'm a Christian. That's irrelevant. I can honestly say that of everything I have, of everything I've experienced, nothing compares to the joy of knowing Christ. Because I've been given a glimpse of Heaven and it outshines all of the rest.
I'm the kind of person that believes that I would like to be evaluated by my entire career and my entire life, not two words that I would misspeak and then later apologize for. Life
In any society that is governed by the rule of law, some form of morality is always imposed. It's inescapable. Society
It does grieve me to think there are people misunderstanding my heart on an issue.
It is my goal to love everyone. I hate no one. Regardless of their race, religion, their proclivities, the desire of their heart and how they want to live their life and the decisions that they make. I can even respect people's decisions and lifestyle choices just as I hope they have the courtesy to respect my decisions and my choices. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Hope
I've been fortunate that I can be selective enough to do acting when it's really furthering what I want to do with my life. Life
Jesus did not get stuck in intellectual arguments with people. He did not go for the intellect; He went for the conscience. He spoke to that part of the person that knows the difference between right and wrong instinctively.
Marriage is almost as old as dirt, and it was defined in the garden between Adam and Eve. One man, one woman for life till death do you part. So I would never attempt to try to redefine marriage. And I don't think anyone else should either. So do I support the idea of gay marriage? No, I don't. Life ;Death ;Families, Children & Parenting
Marriage was defined by God a long time ago. Marriage is almost as old as dirt, and it was defined in the garden between Adam and Eve - one man, one woman for life till death do you part. So I would never attempt to try to redefine marriage. And I don't think anyone else should either. Life ;Time ;Death
My default position is not to be an actor. My default position is to be a follower of Jesus Christ. If that means I continue in acting, great! I'd love that. But if it means I need to change professions someday because I can't provide for my family, well, that's what I need to do. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Families, Children & Parenting
My kids haven't watched one episode of 'Growing Pains'. I'll tell you why. When our kids were little, we never wanted Mommy or Daddy to be the celebrity mom or dad to our kids. Families, Children & Parenting
My wife - I married my onscreen girlfriend from 'Growing Pains', Mike Seaver's girlfriend, and we've been married for 17 years - so marriage is very important to us. Families, Children & Parenting
Nobody should mistreat anybody. Homosexuals should not be mistreated. Heterosexuals should not be mistreated. Bisexuals should not be mistreated.
Once I realized the emptiness of life apart from knowing God, when I embraced God and the truth of the gospel and the truth of the Bible, it was a no-brainer decision to see that that was a treasure that was infinitely more valuable than some sort of an atheistic Hollywood party life. Truth ;Life ;Religion & God
Our first priority is our kids.
People want to be liked by other people, so they adopt other people's standards, but for me, my standard had always been true.
Professor Hawking is heralded as 'the genius of Britain,' yet he believes in the scientific impossibility that nothing created everything and that life sprang from non-life. Why should anyone believe Mr. Hawking's writings if he cannot provide evidence for his unscientific belief that out of nothing, everything came? Life
Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian. Religion & God ;Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
Some of our kids are adopted and some kids are natural-born - I forget which ones are which. Family's just amazing. We think that of everything that we could do in the world... if you don't take care of your family and raise your kids, you lose. Families, Children & Parenting
Ten out of ten people die. You start thinking about that and it really makes you start to ask the big questions: Where did I come from? Where am I going when I die? What happens when we step out of here? What's out there?
That pains me in my heart to think that someone who is gay would think that I don't love them and care about them. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
That's what a family is: a whole bunch of people coming together. Families, Children & Parenting
The biblical method of change begins in the heart of man with the Gospel. It transforms the mind of man and gradually works its way out. And it builds a nation from the bottom up.
The church as a whole has strayed quite far from biblical evangelism; that is, sharing the Gospel in the way that Jesus did, the way the Apostle Paul did, and the rest of the disciples and prophets in Scripture.
The history of the world is the story of people getting off track. History
The Hollywood lifestyle was just overwhelming. A party here, an interview there, magazine and modeling shoots daily, your face everywhere and girls throwing themselves at you. As great as it felt at the time, I still felt something missing, and that I needed to change. Time
Think of someone you know who's not saved but you may be afraid to share the Gospel with that person. I've found a way that's radically effective in training people to share the Gospel.
To me, God comes first, my family come second. If I fail at those two, I'm just playing games. Religion & God ;Families, Children & Parenting
To really understand what love is, you've kinda got to dig down deeper than just how you feel at the moment. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
We all have our convictions formed by different things, and mine are informed by my faith, they're informed by the Word of God, and I found that to be an anchor for me, a compass and a guide for me. When people start bullying one another and calling each other names for those different convictions, then I think you get into problems. Religion & God
What can separate us from the love of God? Not life, not death, nothing in the present, nothing in the future. Not angels, not demons nothing is able to stand between us and his loving plans because you can't stop them. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Death
What I would say is Jesus came to save lost sinners like you and me, and if Jesus Christ has a burning desire to seek and save the lost, then you should, too, if Christ is living within you. If you don't have a concern for the lost, then I am concerned about your salvation because the Holy Spirit wants the lost to come to Christ.
When you take a subject and reduce it to something like a four-second sound bite and a check mark on a ballot, I think that that's inappropriate and insensitive.
Why do people hate God?... One, they hate the moral standard. Two, they hate the way he's transforming the world even in the midst of suffering and tragedy. Religion & God
You either believe marriage and human sexuality are sacred, or you do not. Families, Children & Parenting
You really need to decide, if you're an actor in Hollywood, whether you want to be faithful to the Lord or you want to be popular, because chances are you're not going to be both.