Kirk Cameron: Wives, Mothers Should Focus on Home, Joy of Family

Kirk Cameron has no time for your growing pains. The evangelical Christian actor, 44, recorded a new video on Tuesday, Nov. 11, preaching to mothers about their priorities. 

Cameron shared the clip via Facebook and Twitter on Wednesday, writing, "Calling all moms, wives, and keepers of your home- I made this video for you, to remind you of how irreplaceable you are to your family this Christmas." 

According to the video, the Growing Pains alum believes said role for women is to be in the home, caring for the family, and pushing aside any stress to be the "joy" for the household. 

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"If you are a mom, if you are a wife, if you're the keeper of your home, I want you to know that your joy is so important this Christmas," Cameron preaches. "Because Christmas is about joy and if the joy of the Lord is your strength, remember, the joy of the mom is her children's strength, so don't let anything steal your joy."

"If you let your joy get stolen, it will sap your strength," he continued. "Let your children, your family, see your joy in the way that you decorate your home this Christmas, in the food that you cook, the songs you sing, the stories you tell, and the traditions that you keep. Invite your whole neighborhood into your Christmas, and invite the world into our story of our king and his kingdom." 

Watch Cameron's message to wives and mothers in the video above. 

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