Models for Christ
Faith gets involved in New York Fashion Week.
- Duration 5:20
- Date Sep 16, 2011
Faith gets involved in New York Fashion Week.
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It is Fashion Week here in New York City is the time when the hottest designer showcase next season to parallel what cat walks.
In industry not known for model behavior one organization is trying to beat the light at the end of the runway.
Models for Christ offers believers in the fashion -- fellowship while impacting their peers.
Cristina and -- airmen are -- directors of models for Christ may join me now in the studio I think we should put on the door told people alert.
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And run your taste beautiful people alert my goodness I think -- way ticket on models He.
What having your first of -- thank you -- questioner yeah.
What is your personal stories that brought you to this point for creating derivative and having -- -- an organization of models for Christ well machine and I action.
-- came to -- cranks through people in the fashion industry really yes then that is how we ended up becoming Christians.
Got -- -- we met and we got married in three months we're only tiny -- 23 years old and married in Venice Italy and we we're working -- ever.
The world doing really good drinking ads it was pretty amazing.
And but the first three years of my marriage I ended at getting extremely -- And it got worse than words and my parents and -- that taking to the doctor.
And the doctor that I had Crohn's Disease He told me that I was dying.
And He said Monday morning first thing Cassini have to come in here and I think now I'm leaving for Miami tomorrow around -- -- -- This evidence.
That -- me uses -- Nancy you know and I ended at the going -- to Miami I told one friend that was that female -- that I worked with all the time.
And she invited me to -- prayer meeting.
And I side.
You're not going to get -- -- there -- -- people like crazy He you know -- Canada is crazy Christians that.
I'm the fact -- so I went and time because she bothered me so badly that I said okay if He doesn't stop bothering me I'll go with the U.
And they're maybe five people in the random.
Started praying for me.
I got angry inside that -- humor.
Out of their mind and they got -- they put their hands on me started praying for me as though -- -- is another yeah do you have any in the midst of all of that I felt something from head to town it -- -- the presence of key and I started the week being.
-- didn't even know what had happened there and the next morning when I went to get it tests and another male -- -- -- he'd be praying for me and I'm thinking.
-- -- all reason you have training -- this is bizarre.
-- and monks are sure and I got healed.
I have friends and felt healthy a 100%.
And it really opened my eyes that there -- more.
And -- and I ended that going over -- Parents right away and we men and male model there that disciple that's and He just heightens the Bible are cut us the -- We came back to New York City and -- got involved with models for -- Just -- basic.
In a sort of it's important because it.
This is such.
An organization that no one really knows about I -- Where you actually do you how do you how -- evangelize.
How we pretty much because we're in the fashion industry would go -- go to castings auditions jobs so we just basically.
Love people and trying to help people Loudon and represented.
Christ in and a positive way and even in difficult things -- say.
You do something -- -- turn something down you don't wanna compromise something we you know we we do think we've made a decision we don't kiss anyone else because we respect.
-- each other and and it declined to select you know we NN nice way we we estimate can we do something differently -- we try to get creative and how -- still held them now but then not compromise our issues.
Do you have to lose business and lose jobs because of your beliefs about not doing certain things and -- yes that's happened and won some we've heard about I'll mention here.
-- that I think other -- you can just tell.
You're working with the client all the time -- with the same people little's sudden it just stopped after.
That one time after a few months of being around them you someone asked about what is it about you ha -- how do you have a successful marriage and you share about.
Christianity it's because what we believe in the Bible and and then also -- you don't work anymore.
What are you doing with Fashion Week because this is sound like a national holiday here in your hand if we're the Fashion Week admitted that.
At W this is say an industry that New York Times on it as it has a lot of their economy based on its and we do -- actually so what we.
I have done and we have all these different missionaries from all over the world have come -- to New York City.
As well as models for -- people because we support the people that are working in industry through models for Christ.
That's what it is is -- support.
They are working in industry and working behind missions on the catwalk.
And we just share.
As we have an opportunity email where his hands and feet didn't sometimes you and you have to speak.
But other people have actually accepted Christ ray and -- and Lincoln -- -- right there.
In the -- they are we being and asking -- come into their life we.