3 Unforgettable Christian Women In Comedy
Christian comedians bring joy and laughter to others while striving to create and accept material that honors their faith. Although the field of comedy used to be almost entirely dominated by men, female comedians and comedic actresses have really made great strides in the last few decades. Actresses who have enjoyed success in comedy while also staying true to their Christian faith is still rare. However, these female Christian comedians make something so complicated look simple, and they’re likely to inspire you in your walk with God, too.
As a beautiful, Christian comedic actress, Meagan Good has been very careful in how she selects roles. In fact, she admitted that she has turned on several parts in comedies because they didn’t coincide with her strong convictions. For example, she had to turn down a role because it contained nudity. No matter what, though, she has been proud of her choices, and her faith in God remains strong. Good has appeared in such hit comedies as Think Like a Man, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, and Don Jon.
Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure is known for her comedic acting in hit shows like Full House, where she played the oldest daughter D.J. Tanner. Since she left the show, Candace has gone on to other comedic projects, such as guest appearances on Boy Meets World and That’s So Raven. She has also been very outspoken about her faith, and her testimony is prominently displayed on her personal website. As a successful contestant on Dancing with the Stars, the funny performer often made fun of herself, but she even more frequently spoke about the importance of her faith.
As Raymond’s put-upon wife in Everybody Loves Raymond, Emmy-winning comedic actress Patricia Heaton has enjoyed many years of success in Hollywood. She is also a devoted Evangelical Christian. In addition to being an active member of her church, she volunteers for Feminists for Life, which is a faith-based, pro-life group.
Among her many projects, Patricia was a big hit when she emceed a comedy tour that was captured on film in the hit DVD, Thou Shalt Laugh. This clean comedy show is family-friendly, and it had seen massive success. She also appropriately played a pastor’s wife in the Christian comedy, Mom’s Night Out, which caused some controversy, but found its audience and became a big success in the Christian film industry.