Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come. 2 Corinthians 5:17
Having success and being famous can be a serious trap giving you a lot of pleasures in life but taking you away from the essence. The stars can afford almost anything in life, cars, houses, trips and parties. However – in the long run these possession and the gained status is not fulfilling our lives.
The pressure on the celebrities are immense – they always need to show themselves from their very best sides and the press and media can show up any time anywhere. Many stars try to flee by using alcohol or drugs.
These 5 celebrities have tasted the joys and the dangers. They all found their way back to Jesus and are incredible inspirations to us and the whole Christian community.
Can You Identify These 5 Born Again Christian Female Celebrities
Kathie Lee Gifford
Television host, singer, songwriter, comedian, and actress, best known for her 15-year run (1985–2000) on the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, which she co-hosted with Regis Philbin.
Kathie Lee is born-again Christian, whose faith was deeply impacted by Billy Graham.
Jane Fonda is the winner of two Academy Awards and is known as much for her political activism and exercise videos as for her filmography. As an actress, she has appeared in movies as diverse as Barbarella, They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?, Nine to Five and Monster-in-Law. Her anti-war activism and efforts in favor of feminist causes, meanwhile, have made her something of a controversial figure. In 2001, Fonda announced her conversion to Christianity and that she was born-again.
She discusses her faith in her book My Life So Far. She said that she developed an eating disorder when she was 60 years old and Christianity helped her get her life back in order.
Like her brother Kirk, Candace Cameron is also a born-again Christian. She has said, “I will only do family-friendly films or television. They don’t have to necessarily be Christian films, but I want to be in things that I’m comfortable having my children and husband watch. They come first in my life, not the film industry.”
Alexis was one of the top models of the 1980s and in 1983 she became the face of Revlon’s premium Ultima II line, replacing Lauren Hutton. Alexis hosted health shows in the early 1990s on the Family Channel and Lifetime, and is a marathoner. She appeared in the 1998 movie Holy Man with Eddie Murphy. Alexis also appeared with Mike Ditka in the last episode of Cheers, “One for the Road” in 1993. Kim became a born-again Christian in 1990.
Actress Kim Fields is an outspoken born-again Christian. She has said, “The entertainment industry has its own perils and ups and downs, like any industry. But in just life itself, I couldn’t and wouldn’t want to be without God. And I’ve tried to be in this life without God: no thanks.”
Source Jesus Daily (http://jesusdaily.com/9-born-again-celebrities/#6TjYEbDW2bElRgWK.99)