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Danica McKellar Thanks Candace Cameron Bure for Helping ‘Find My Relationship with Jesus’

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Danica McKellar Thanks Candace Cameron Bure for Helping ‘Find My Relationship with Jesus’ 

By Movieguide® Staff

Great American Family actors Danica McKellar and Candace Cameron Bure recently discussed their faith and how they celebrate the Christmas holiday.

McKellar recently joined the CANDACE CAMERON BURE PODCAST and thanked Bure for her gift of a bible which led to a new relationship with Jesus earlier this year.

“Candace, I don’t wanna brush over the huge, huge impact that you’ve had on my life this year,” McKellar said. “I don’t even know how to call that like friendship, it’s more than that. Because of you helping me to find my relationship with God and Jesus, it’s been like a revolution in my life. It’s been a revelation in my life.”

“You gave me this Bible that I read all the time and I love it so much and I go to church now and I just, I talk to Jesus all the time every day. It’s unbelievable. And you were like my guide. You were just an angel in my life and you still are. And I just wanna thank you for that publicly,” she added.

McKellar said that while she grew up around religion, she only saw the “negative side” of it, and was missing out on genuine Christianity.

“There’s so much love and joy,” she explained. “Religion had always been something in my life that I’d only been exposed to the negative part of it. It has been used to do very mean things, evil things throughout history. Anything powerful we use and corrupt it from time to time. And so that was my association with it, and I was missing out on all the amazing, beautiful stuff. Like all the good stuff. I wasn’t open-minded to it before.”

McKellar said that her outlook on Christmas also changed following her deepened relationship with Christ.

“For me personally, the celebration means so much more,” she said of Christmas. “Songs like Tidings of Comfort and Joy, I get what that is now. And I’m not gonna, not buy presents and I’ve already done lots of charity stuff for the holidays, that’s always been part of my life, but it’s also this very quiet, precious celebration of this relationship in my life.”

Both Bure and Mckellar recently switched from Hallmark to Great American Family. McKellar recently filmed her first Christmas movie with the new network, CHRISTMAS AT THE DRIVE-IN.

“A property lawyer works to prove that her town’s Drive In Theater, a local institution, is not closed down at the holidays, finding romance with the very person who is trying to sell the property,” the synopsis on IMDb reads.

Bure also asked McKellar what her 2022 Christmas wish was, and McKellar responded: “I want people to feel the joy that I have found this year. I want people to feel that and I want them to not feel alone. I want them to feel the Holy Spirit with them and feel that support and love and comfort.”

“That’s my wish right along with you,” Bure added. “Thank you for sharing your journey of faith and I’m in prayer alongside you always and encouraging you to share that because there are moments of hope for people and you don’t have to have it all together or know all the answers. You just have to take one step every day. I just love seeing it and I’m just cheering you on along the way.”

Read More: Danica McKellar Excited to Learn More About Bible Gifted by Friend Candace Cameron Bure

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Now more than ever we’re bombarded by darkness in media, movies, and TV. Movieguide® has fought back for almost 40 years, working within Hollywood to propel uplifting and positive content. We’re proud to say we’ve collaborated with some of the top industry players to influence and redeem entertainment for Jesus. Still, the most influential person in Hollywood is you. The viewer.

What you listen to, watch, and read has power. Movieguide® wants to give you the resources to empower the good and the beautiful. But we can’t do it alone. We need your support.

You can make a difference with as little as $7. It takes only a moment. If you can, consider supporting our ministry with a monthly gift. Thank you.

Movieguide® is a 501c3 and all donations are tax deductible.


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