Picks and Pans Review: Life After Growing Pains Kirk Cameron on Faith, Marriage and Being a Hollywood Christian

updated 02/09/2009 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/09/2009 AT 01:00 AM EST

>The dad of six, 38, has found new life making faith-based films. In Fireproof, now out on DVD, he's a fireman rescuing his marriage.

ON MAKING A MOVIE ABOUT MARRIAGE I've been married to the same lady [Growing costar Chelsea Noble, 44] for 17 years, which is like 70 in Hollywood years. Marriage is undervalued so much these days that I was thrilled to do a movie that held to a high standard what it means for a husband and wife to love each other.

ON HIS FAITH I'm a recovering atheist who has a deep love for God and gratitude for my life. Doing movies that communicate that is pretty satisfying.

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