Monday, March 31, 2014

Seventh-day Adventists in the News│March 2014

"Former 'Two and a Half Men' star, Angus T. Jones is become a close follower of the Seventh Day Adventist Church."

'I was a paid hypocrite': Bearded former Two and a Half Men child star opens up about his embrace of Christianity and why he left the $350,000-per-week windfall for Jesus. "Angus T. Jones Jones was in Houston over the weekend where he spoke at World Harvest Outreach, a Seventh-Day Adventist congregation. He read from the Bible and also told parishioners why he embraced Christianity. 'I really want to come into the light because I know that is where the healing is and I’ve seen God do amazing things,' said Jones.  'He really considers his relationship with God and what he’s putting out in the atmosphere to be a lot more important than his reputation in Hollywood,' World Harvest Outreach Church Pastor James R. Doggett Sr., told KHOU. 'Angus, I’m not sure really cares a whole lot about being an actor or being well known in that regard.'"  Dailymail│March 17


▲ 'Two and a Half Men' Child Star Angus T. Jones Reveals Why He Left the Hit Show. "Angus T. Jones says working at odds with his faith made him a 'paid hypocrite.'" ABC News│March 19

• Two And A Half Men's Angus T. Jones Claims He Was 'A Paid Hypocrite.' People│March 19

• Angus T. Jones Looks Unrecognizable, Says He Was "Paid to Be a Hypocrite" on Two and a Half Men. "Jones earned a reported $350,000 per episode during his final season as a full-time cast member. While it made him the richest teen on TV, he couldn't shake the fact that Two and a Half Men was out of alignment with his values. 'It was making light of topics in our world that are really problems for a lot of people, and I was a paid hypocrite because I wasn't okay with it, but I was still doing it,' he said."  E! Entertainment Television│March 18


• Angus T. Jones' Radical New Look. Angus T. Jones Grows a Beard, Talks Religion (Again) ABC News│March 18

• Remember The Kid From Two And A Half Men? You Won't BELIEVE What He Looks Like Now! Get Angus T. Jones' Crazy Update Since Leaving The Show! Perez Hilton│March 18

• Angus T. Jones opens up about leaving ‘Two and a Half Men’ over religious beliefs. The Washington Post│March 17

• Angus T. Jones finds faith in exit from 'Two and a Half Men' — but apologizes for insulting creator Chuck Lorre's 'baby.'  Once one of the highest paid child actors in television, Jones is now preaching to ministries and churches across the country. New York Daily Mail│March 17


Angus T. Jones takes picture with Dr. James R. Doggette Sr.│Photo: World Harvest Outreach Church

• ‘I Was a Paid Hypocrite’: Actor Who Called His Own TV Show ‘Filth’ Explains Why He Abandoned Hollywood for His Christian Faith. The Blaze│March 17

• Angus T. Jones Sticks By His Words Against 'Two And A Half Men'  Huffington Post│March 17

• Two and a Half Men's Half-Man Is Now a Bearded Preacher. Gawker│March 17

Angus T. Jones on Why He Left TV: 'I Was a Paid Hypocrite,' Former Star Says. The Christian Post│March 17



▲ Former "Two and a Half Men" star opens up about leaving show, his faith. "These days he’s going to school in Colorado, growing a beard and spending time with the World Harvest Outreach Church in Houston.  Saturday, he told his story to parishioners about how he found God. He’s become a close follower of the Seventh Day Adventist Church." KHOU│March 16

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