Terry Crews: ‘If You Are a Child of God, You Are My Brother and Sister’
By Jessilyn Lancaster, Managing Editor
Actor and Movieguide® Awards host Terry Crews addressed the family of God in a recent tweet.
If you are a child of God, you are my brother and sister. I have family of every race, creed and ideology.
We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter
— terry crews (@terrycrews) June 30, 2020
The statement comes after the celebrity was pressured to endorse the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Rather than blanket embrace an organization that has openly anti-family values, Crews opted to put his faith on display.
Crews, who hosted the 25th and 26th annual Moveiguide® Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry, previously told Moveiguide®’s Evy Baehr Carroll that his heart is to promote truth.
“It’s always about the message,” Crews said. “Because all art has a message. Everything that you would consider an artwork has a message to give. It’s very, very important to me that my message be the truth. You know what I mean? One thing I love about [the Movieguide® Awards] is it’s not just all family entertainment, it’s also about movies that are for mature audiences only. But, it’s really about telling the truth, the true message. The thing I hate is [when] you look at a script and say ‘It’s not real. This is not true.’ Or, either the bad guy wins in the end. That isn’t real.”
He continued, “The truth is: good wins. It does. Love wins. Despite all the suffering, all the bad things in the world, you have meaning. You have purpose. That’s the real message. No matter what you’re going through, it’s about overcoming bad things. That’s what a movie should be about. My thing is, when bad wins, what are you saying? What are you trying to do? I’ve never been a proponent of that kind of movie or storytelling basically.”
Crews’ comments reiterate multiple biblical truths, including Acts 17:26: “And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation.”
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