“Why, instead of Moody, Sunday, Spurgeon, Hudson Taylor, William Carey, Judson and Bob Jones do we have TD Jakes, Osteen, Kirk Cameron, Franklin Graham, and Bob Jones III?”
I would NOT lump Kirk Cameron in with Jakes or Osteen. I’m very familiar with him, his work, his faith and family values, and the great sacrifices he’s made as an adult in his acting career to remain true to his faith and principles. Ditto for his wife who gave hers up to raise their children. They’re loving parents with a sweet family. His public debates with atheists can be seen all over youube. He put a lot of his own money into the Left Behind movies based on the book series by Jerry Jenkins and Dr. Tim LeHaye about the Tribulation and prophecies of Revelations.
Unlike the generic Joel Osteen and T.D. Jakes, Kirk Cameron is unafraid to talk about Christ as Savior, and does so often. He’s talked honestly about his immaturity as an adolescent actor, and has since developed into a fine Christian man.
You’re right about Kirk Cameron, he’s a better Christian than me, but his ministry is limited by a watered down bible in a watered down generation. Before English speaking people started questioning the accuracy of the Word, the English speaking people were winning the world for Christ.