You have a wide array of people that are watching something, and you cannot please everyone at the same time. Half the people will love it; half the people will hate it. Half the people won't see it.
Probably from, like, my freshman year of high school, I had this desire to perform and also be involved in the show business industry.
It's important for us to certainly cast some Christian actors who can speak to our audience when we market the films, but obviously we don't discriminate. So our crew and our cast, the beliefs don't really matter.
You make a product, and you put it out, and you do it with as much excellence and also wisdom as possible, and then it's the Lord that drives it and determines where it will go.
160 million-plus people call themselves Christians. They go to church once a month at least. That's a lot of people.
Coming to Hollywood at 19 and living in a single apartment with one other guy on Venice Beach was a massive contrast to my upbringing.
Growing up in a Mennonite background, there's not much media.
I don't think it's any mystery that any Christians can be some of the most judgmental people on the planet.
I saw one movie in theatres in the first 18 years of my life.
I think there is always an ebb and flow in Hollywood about what is current.
I want to live my life the way Jesus does - I want to love people.
I wear this label of a Christian filmmaker proudly.
If you can make a living doing what you love, that is a blessing.
Mennonites are very conservative. They don't drink, dance, smoke, go to movies. I grew up in a very conservative faith-based community.
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