The Adventures of Kirk Cameron, Evangelical Rebel, Part Two

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(Find Part One of this interview here)When Kirk said he got into trouble with evangelicals over Unstoppable, I almost wrecked my car. Kirk, as many know, is virtually THE right-wing evangelical poster boy."Kirk, you've got to tell me more about that," I said.He paused for a moment and then gave a rueful laugh. "Don't get me wrong, I think they appreciate what I tried to do in this film, but they wanted me to tone down everything."The “everything” refers to his vignettes telling th … [Read more...]

The Adventures of Kirk Cameron, Evangelical Rebel, Part One…

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When a friend of mine found out I would be interviewing Kirk Cameron, he dashed off a text to me and asked, "You're not going to bash Kirk, are you? I'm getting tired of hipster Christians making him an easy target."I understand my friend's concern. Cameron makes himself a target for a lot of people. In fact, I must confess, I've had my own issues with Kirk, mainly in the apologetic realm. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I hung out a lot with atheists. Still do, as a matter of … [Read more...]


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