Quotes from Willie Aames
"God continues to work miracles in my life."
"God gives me the children's ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It's awesome. I don't know where He's gonna take it-but God is building this thing."
"I don't think you need to go looking for the enemy. He's going to look for you."
"I get scared to death when I see people who say they've found Jesus Christ, and they're out there, and I wonder, who's teaching them? Who's mentoring them?"
"I got drunk for the first time at age 9. I used drugs for the first time in junior high. I started getting sober in 1983."
"I had a lot of growing and a lot of denying of self to do. I am not easily won over, but when I am, I am completely won over."
"I had never really pictured myself working in children's ministries. I always figured I would be more comfortable with maybe teens or adult ministries."
"I realized there was very little in Hollywood I would ever feel comfortable doing. If I kept one foot there and one foot in my Christianity, I would never grow."
"I remember thinking, That's what I need - and that hope was in Jesus Christ."
"I spent six years in Bible study because I needed to get grounded. People really need to spend time in the Bible getting to know the God they claim to love."
"I suppose what's unique about our presentation is the amount of Scripture that kids get."
"I tell kids that people will let them down and people will hurt them. But Jesus Christ will never let them down and never hurt them."
"I want kids to understand that strength doesn't come from what goes on around you. It comes from inside you, and that comes from Jesus Christ."
"I want to stone these people who have life-changing experiences, and it all happens right away. For me, it has been a process, a long process of learning and study."
"I'm cleaning toilets for $30 a day, because I needed that $30, and people are pointing at me, saying, Look at the big movie star. Look where he is now. I just said, I'm where God put me."
"If I'm going to follow a god, why would I want to follow a god of my creation? That would be an alcoholic idiot nitwit jerk god!"
"If there's comfort involved, it's probably not for me."
"In the beginning, I thought we'd be doing great if we did 10 or 15 live shows. Now, we will do 100 shows in two languages."
"It's easy to be led astray when you're so broken. People take advantage of you."
"It's good that kids know the Scripture. It's best that they know the Scripture and get the concept. All I can say is, it's working."
"My pastor said, Just because you were a celebrity doesn't mean you're supposed to be a celebrity now."
"My wife bought an extra life insurance policy on me."
"Pray for your mate. Ask God to soften your heart and show you ways to be a better spouse."
"The girl I was dating heard this preacher on the radio, and she thought his message was something I should hear. I thought, Great, a preacher. Just what I need."
"There are things God does for me daily, and it throws me into brain lock, because I know in my heart I don't deserve that kind of grace. I don't deserve that break."
"They did interviews with my wife and daughter-they were genuinely in fear of me having a heart attack, working 20 hours a day, eating fast food."
"This is an exact replica of my chest."
"This is not what I would have chosen. But I have a heart to be obedient."
"This show has been a major revitalization of my family life and personal life. It gave my family an avenue to speak to me honestly."
"We produce programs that honor God and impact our world."
"We're seeing how the videos translate to the live shows and how the technology is really reaching kids."
"We're trying to be as technologically advanced as we can get away with. We're trying to speak the kids' language."
"We've been called, and He has blessed."
"We've both been married before and our previous experiences made us fearful of commitment."
"We've grown beyond being self-centered actors to become two people who think about how we can best meet each other's needs."
"When you're 19 years old, you make $1 million a year, you've dated all the coolest people on earth, you've hung out with the coolest people on earth."
"When you're in that scene, you really wonder if this is all you're ever going to be. You know how vile and filthy you are inside."
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