Candace Cameron Bure in Tears in Candid Post About Servicemen Killed in Afghanistan
By Movieguide® Staff
Actress Candace Cameron Bure shared an emotional post in her Instagram stories after news broke that 13 U.S. servicemen were killed in Afghanistan.
“I keep on debating if I should post anything,” Bure addressed her followers on an Instagram story, “but I wanted to because I’m always so happy on Instagram, and I just wanted to show you my own humanity of how heavy my heart is.”
The former FULL HOUSE star and mother of three took the opportunity to mourn the loss of those serving America.
“I just keep looking at all the faces of those military servicemen that have died, and the people of Afghanistan and all the Americans and it’s, it’s so hard to look at,” Bure said through tears. “Just as, as an American, and as a mama, I am just mourning the loss of all of those people. And my heart just breaks.”
In a later video, Bure turned people toward hope with the saving power of the Gospel and the only true light amidst such darkness.
“I collected myself but I’m packing for a trip today I’m leaving and I’m leaving my family for a while and all my emotions just hit me today, and all I can think about is sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with all of you,” she said. “I so desperately want you to know Jesus if you don’t, because Jesus brings us good news. It’s salvation for every one of us.”
While Bure is outspoken about her faith, she addressed fans who may disagree with her and explained the call for all Christians to preach the good news to everyone.
“There might be some of you thinking, ‘your religion is for you and keep it to yourself.’ But, as a believer, as a Christian, as someone who believes in the Word of God, the Bible, if I didn’t share the good news with you—that Jesus paid the penalty for your sin, that you are redeemed you are justified before God when you meet him on the day you die, If I didn’t share that good news with you—I would be the biggest hypocrite of a Christian.”
She added: “God tells us to go share the good news with every one with all mankind, because the good news is for every person. God loves you, where you’re at, no matter what. For God so loved the world, He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him shall not perish, but have everlasting eternal life. For God’s sent His Son into the world not to judge the world but to save the world through Him.”
Bure recently said that it was difficult to promote her new Hallmark movie with what was happening around her in the world.
Movieguide® previously reported:
Actress Candace Cameron Bure says she is turning to the Lord in prayer over the devastation in both Haiti and Afghanistan.
“Hey there. I’m popping on in person because there’s so much heaviness on my heart with what’s going on in Afghanistan and Haiti, the vaccine, just all the division and hate,” Bure said on Instagram. “I’m just praying, and my heart is heavy.”
The world events have dampened the actress’ excitement for her upcoming movie, AURORA TEAGARDEN MYSTERIES: HONEYMOON, HONEYMURDER.
“And at the same time, I have a job, and I have a movie coming out on Sunday, and I know this sounds like an awkward transition, but you’re gonna see my feed all full of promotional stuff,” she added.
“I just wanted to come on here and say it’s just weird because we all have to work and do our job, and that’s part of my job. And at the same time, it feels odd promoting stuff with such heaviness in the world,” Bure said. “So, I’m not unaware of how insensitive or awkward it may look at times to be talking about a movie or clothing.”
“I still want my feed to always be a happy place that you can come and kind of get a break from the world,” she continued.