Former Hollywood Cameraman Exposes His Behind-the-Scenes Lifestyle

Hollywood Insider: Ep 18

Many teens today want to become famous and get rich quick. Former Hollywood Cameraman Joe Sanchez gives an in depth look at the reality of show business.

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I met Joe Sanchez while working on one of my first movie sets back in 1999 called “Bowfinger” starring Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy and Heather Graham. We were shooting a stunt scene involving a helicopter which landed countless times at the Griffith Observatory in the Hollywood Hills. It was so neat to be in a movie shoot and I remember soaking up as much knowledge as possible about the film industry every time I stepped foot on set.

On the first night of the shoot, during a short break, Joe and I sparked a conversation that has turned into a great friendship 18 years later. I remember telling him about the Lord and his disinterest, but today, Joe is a whole new man in Christ and this reunion below explains his journey from the facade of the Hollywood glitz and glamour to the excitement of living for the Lord daily.

(above photo: Joe shooting footage at the highest waterfall in the world – Angel Falls, Venezuela)

Episode 18: Former Hollywood hypocrite leaves show business to do God’s business. (those were his words – not mine!)

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Why We Competed in the Miss America Pageant!

Hollywood Insider: Ep 15

Do you have a daughter interested in competing in pageants? Learn about the ins and outs of pageantry and the many benefits of being a contestant!

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Randi Kathryn-Harmon former Miss America pageant contestant and current recruiting coordinator for Mississippi State University College of Education gives tips and tools on how the pageant system helped catapult her career. Being a former Miss America pageant contestant as well, I will weigh in on what I’ve learned first hand and how competing in pageants helped spark my 14 year speaking career.

Episode 15 – Exploring the world of pageantry – the many benefits, expectations and how to best prepare.

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How to Succeed in the Entertainment Industry as a Christian

Hollywood Insider: Ep 10

Are you a Christian and wanting to pursue a career in the entertainment industry? Follow these tips from Virgin actor Dakota T. Jones and you will succeed!

HOLLYWOOD INSIDER with Tina Marie. Today’s guest is Dakota T Jones – on camera host for Maria Menounos’s Afterbuzz TV aftershows and CEO and host of Millennial Hollywood. This ministry’s main mission is to equip young people to know how to defend their faith, know why they believe what they believe and why their beliefs matter.

Episode TEN – Find out how to be a successful, bold Christian in the entertainment industry.

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The Importance of Nurturing Your Child’s Giftings!

Hollywood Insider: Ep 6

Are you stuck on how to recognize and nurture your child’s giftings? Cindy Harmon, American Idol winner Trent Harmon’s mom tells us what to look for!

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HOLLYWOOD INSIDER with Tina Marie. Today’s guest is Cindy Harmon – American Idol Winner Trent Harmon’s mom! A business owner, former school teacher and children’s musical director.

Episode SIX – Nurture your child’s giftings so they may impact the world for Christ!

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Get Active for a Great Cause!

FCA is an excellent place to invest your time and $

Do you want to invest your money and time to a cause which invests in the next generation? We fell in love with Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Join us!

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My husband and I recently attended an FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) banquet and were highly impressed with the dedication and passion the leaders had for America’s kids. What wowed me even more were the teens, tweens and even elementary school students who shared about their goals in life and how FCA has helped guide them to be the excellent leaders of tomorrow. There was a second grade girl who read a short story with so much power and boldness in her voice. She made it easy for us to want to partner with this organization.

Kathy Wiesen is our FCA area representative for Lake of the Ozarks. She is one of the hardest working women I know who invests every moment into equipping our teens for greatness. When I asked her why she chose to volunteer for this specific organization, she said, “I got involved when I was coaching because I knew I wasn’t coaching as strong in the Christian faith as I should have. I saw the impact on the students and myself and it was so powerful that God was clearly calling me to do this. It’s all about him.”

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