The Story of Candace Cameron’s Helping Danica McKellar Discover Christianity


Faith can be complicated. If you’re embarking on a new spiritual path, it’s good to have a friend to help you through your journey. For The Wonder Years Star Danica McKellar was that friend, Candace Cameron Bure. Full House.

‘I Was Filled With Such A Feeling Of Love’

In a new video for the Great American Family channel’s website, Danica McKellar opened up about the spiritual journey she’s recently found herself on. “So, I discovered my faith, Christianity, this year,” McKellar began. “When I say discovered, I mean I had been around it before, but it never really resonated.”

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She then went on to say that her family was skeptical of organized religious belief as she grew up. “Then, this year, actually, my good friend, Candace Cameron Bure, brought me to church, and I had a different experience,” McKellar explained. “It had been brewing for a little while… All I know is that I was filled with such a feeling of love. It was overwhelming, it was emotional.”

Bure apparently showed her support by giving McKellar her bible. McKellar points to a bookshelf, where a beautiful golden book rests on top. McKellar pointed out that her father had converted to Christianity 20 years ago. “At the time, I hadn’t been raised that way. So, I was like, ‘Oh, that’s cool. I’m so happy this is working for you.’ But it wasn’t a part of my existence yet. It wasn’t in my soul yet.”

McKellar and Bure both Moved to Great American Family

The former child star from The Wonder Years Since her youth, McKellar has enjoyed a diverse professional career. After the show’s end in 1993, McKellar graduated from UCLA with a mathematics degree. She’s since written multiple books aimed at teaching math to kids in every age group.

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McKellar continues to act today. After appearing in numerous Hallmark films, McKellar moved over to Great American Family. Bure, it turns out has also made the switch from Hallmark Channel to Great American Family. McKellar celebrated her friend’s move to the new network on Instagram.

It’s just so wholesome to see McKellar and Bure’s friendship endure all these years after they ran in the same sitcom circles. It just goes to show that it’s never too late to evolve and find new things in life that you’re passionate about.

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