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The 700 Club - June 8, 2012

Jody’s unemployment lasted for a whole year. He eventually took two jobs but worked nonstop and missed his family. Then Jody & Vicki made a choice that gave them 70% more income than both jobs did. Plus, Whitney Long suffered from a secret ... Read Transcript


Reporter: WHIP YOUR

WALLET INTO SHAPE.

WE'LL TAKE YOU THROUGH

FINANCIAL BOOTCAMP, AND SHOW

YOU WHY WINNING THE WAR ON

DEBT REQUIRES DOLLARS AND

UNCOMMON SENSE.

PLUS A C.E.O. GOES

UNDERCOVER FOR HIS TOUGHEST

ASSIGNMENT, WORKING FOR HIS

OWN COMPANY.

THE GOOD --

IT'S MY PASSION.

Reporter: AND THE BAD.

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

*

Gordon: WELL, WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

IT'S CALLED "THE STAND UP

FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

RALLY."

AMERICANS ARE PROTESTING DAY

AGAINST A KEY PART OF

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S HEALTH

PLAN.

Terry: IT SAYS THAT

RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS HAVE

TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR

CONTRACEPTION.

PAUL STRAND EXPLAINS WHY THE

PROTESTORS BELIEVE IT IS A

MAJOR THREAT TO RELIGIOUS

LIBERTY.

Reporter: IN MARCH,

140,000 PROTESTORS CAME

TOGETHER TO OPPOSE THE

MANDATE THAT OFFER

ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS,

CONTRACEPTION, AND

STERILIZATION FOR THEIR

EMPLOYEES.

THIS IS THE MOST

DANGEROUS AND EGREGIOUS

ATTACK ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED

STATES.

Reporter: IT IS

DISTURBING ENOUGH TO HOLD A

SECOND NATIONWIDE RALLY IN

SOME 155 COMMUNITIES THIS

TIME.

OUR LIBERTIES ARE UNDER

ATTACK RIGHT NOW, AND TAKING

THAT STAND IS ESSENTIAL.

Reporter: ROB SHANK IS

WORKING AT THE HIGHEST

LEVELS TO FIGHT THESE

MANDATES.

HE JUST MET WITH THE POPE'S

PERSONAL AMBASSADOR TO THE

U.S.

WE TALKED AT GREAT LENGTH

ABOUT THE NECESSARY ALLIANCE

BETWEEN EVANGELICALS AND

CATHOLICS, AND I HAVE NEVER

SENSED A STRONGER BOND THAN

OVER THIS ISSUE.

ROW IT WAS

Reporter: JAMES MADISON

INTRODUCED THE BILL OF

RIGHTS, WHICH BEGINS WITH

THE GUARANTEE OF RELIGIOUS

LIBERTY.

WE HAVE A CONCEPT OF

PROPER SEPARATION OF CHURCH

AND STATE.

IN THIS INSTANCE, THE

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED

STATES HAS SAID, I WILL TELL

YOU HOW YOU WILL PRACTICE

YOUR RELIGION.

THAT IS OUTRAGEOUS.

IT IS INSANITY WHAT THE

ADMINISTRATION IS PUSHING ON

THE PEOPLE.

IT WOULD BE THE SAME AS

TELLING US IN OUR

INSTITUTIONS, WE COULD NOT

PRAY IN THE NAME OF JESUS OR

WE COULD NOT READ THE

BIBLE.

THIS IS AN EGREGIOUS

VIOLATION OF THE FIRST

AMENDMENT.

Reporter: MAHONEY SAYS

SOME OF THE TOP RELIGIOUS

LEADERS ARE WILLING TO PAY A

STEEP PRICE.

THE PASTOR SAID I WOULD

GO TO JAIL BEFORE I WOULD

COMPLY WITH AN ORDER LIKE

THIS.

Reporter: LILA ORDER

SEES A THREAT FROM LEGALIZED

ABORTION TO THIS PRESENT

THREAT AGAINST RELIGIOUS

LIBERTY.

AMERICANS, IN INCREASING

NUMBERS ARE AGREEING THAT

PEOPLE SHOULD BE ABLE TO BE

BORN.

Reporter: SINCE THE

1973 SUPREME COURT ROE VS.

WADE, AMERICA HAS DECLARED

ABORTION LEGAL.

IF WE ALLOW THAT

FUNDAMENTAL ATTACK ON A

CHILD, WE SHOULD NOT BE SO

SURPRISED WHEN THEY COME FOR

OUR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY.

Reporter: IN OTHER

WORDS, THESE PROTESTORS SAY

IF THE NATION DOESN'T

RESPECT YOUR LIFE, IT WON'T

PRE-- RESPECT YOUR LIBERTY.

BUT AS THIS RALLY SHOWS,

AMERICANS WILL STAND UP AND

FIGHT THAT LIBERTY.

Gordon: IT IS AMAZING

HOW PEOPLE DON'T GET THIS.

AFTERNOON NANCY PELOSI WAS

ASKED IN A NOON CONFERENCE

WHY 43 CATHOLIC

ORGANIZATIONS HAD FILED

SUIT.

DIDN'T SHE UNDERSTAND THAT

THIS RULING BY THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION WAS AGAINST

CATHOLIC DOCTRINE?

IT WAS FASCINATING HER

RESPONSE, THAT THESE

ORGANIZATIONS DIDN'T SPEAK

FOR THE CHURCH.

THAT THIS WASN'T SOMETHING

THAT WAS EX-CATHEDRA.

LEE WEBB HAS THE REST OF OUR

TOP STORIES.

Reporter: GORDON,

CANADIAN LAWMAKERS HAVE

PASSED A BILL THAT FORCES

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS TO VIOLATE

THEIR BELIEFS ABOUT

HOMOSEXUALITY.

THE NEW LAW SAYS ALL

SCHOOLS, EVEN RELIGIOUS

ONES, MUST LET GAY STUDENTS

FORM CLUBS ON CAMPUS.

THEY HAD OBJECTED TO THIS.

THEY ARGUE THEY SHOULD NOT

BE FORCED TO ACCEPT STUDENT

CLUBS THAT GO AGAINST THEIR

TEACHINGS.

HE SAYS THOSE ARE VALUES

THAT TRANSCEND ANY ONE

FAITH.

REPUBLICANS ARE CALLING FOR

A SPECIAL COUNCIL TO

INVESTIGATE RECENT LEAKS TO

THE MEDIA ABOUT IMPORTANT

NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUES.

THE LEAKS INCLUDE DETAILS OF

A REPEAT COVERT CYBER-ATTACK

ON IRAN.

THEY ACCUSED THEM OF

LEAKING.

THE TOP FOUR LEADERS OF

CONGRESS' INTELLIGENCE

COMMITTEES CONDEMNED THE

LEAKS.

THOSE STORIES CONTAIN

SECRETS THEY SAY COMPROMISE

AMERICA'S NATIONAL SECURITY,

AS WELL AS THAT OF OUR

ALLIES.

THEY PLAN TO DIRECT

LEGISLATION THAT PUNISHES

THOSE WHO CAN'T EPSECRETS.

PIKE

TO HAVE ALL FOUR OF THEM

COME FORWARD AND TALK ABOUT

THE SEVERITY OF THESE LEAKS,

I HOPE IT SENDS A MESSAGE OF

HOW DANGEROUS THIS BECOMES.

WHEN THEY PEOPLE SAY THEY

DON'T WANT TO WORK WITH THE

UNITED STATES BECAUSE THEY

CAN'T TRUST US TO KEEP A

SECRET, THAT'S SERIOUS.

Reporter: I SPOKE WITH

CLIFF MAY, PRESIDENT OF THE

FOUNDATION FOR THE

DEMOCRACIES, AND I ASKED HIM

IF HE THOUGHT THESE LEAKS

HAD COME STRAIGHT FROM THE

WHITE HOUSE.

IT IS CERTAINLY A

POSSIBILITY.

DOES THAT MEAN PEOPLE WERE

NECESSARILY THINKING ABOUT

RELEASING CLASSIFIED

INFORMATION.

NO.

BUT THEY SAID THE PRESIDENT

IS NOT GETTING CREDIT FOR

ALL OF THE THINGS HE IS

DOING, FOR EXAMPLE, IN

CYBER-WARFARE, LET'S GET

SOME STORIES OUT THERE, IT

IS VERY POSSIBLE THAT

SOMEBODY IS GOING TO SAY,

LET ME GO TO A REPORTER, AND

LET ME TALK.

AND I'VE BEEN A REPORTER,

AND YOU CAN SOMETIMES GET

MORE INFORMATION OUT OF

SOMEBODY THAN SOMEBODY MEANS

TO REVEAL.

Reporter: RICK SANTORUM

MAY BE OUT OF THE

PRESIDENTIAL RACE, BUT HE IS

STILL VERY MUCH INVOLVED.

HE HAS STARTED A NEW

ORGANIZATION CALLED "PATRIOT

VOICES."

HE PERFORMED WELL IN THE

G.O.P. BY COMBINING

PROFAMILY VALUES WITH A

CONSTITUTIONAL MESSAGE.

AND HE TOLD OUR DAVID BRODY

THAT WILL BE THE FOCUS OF

HIS NEW GROUP.

PIES IT IS WHERE --

IT IS WHERE CONVERSATION

CAN GO BECAUSE THEY DO BLEND

TOGETHER.

I USED TO SAY IT WAS A

THREE--LEGGED STOOL, BUT I

NOW CALL IT A FOUR--LEGGED

SCHOOL.

Reporter: HIS GOAL IS

TO GET ONE MILLION PEOPLE TO

JOIN, AND START INFLUENCING

POLITICAL RACES, AS WELL AS

INSTALLATION.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST BY GOING TO

CBN.COM.

A LEADING MUSLIM CLERIC SAYS

JERUSALEM WILL BE THE NEW

CAPITAL OF EGYPT IF THE

MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD CANDIDATE

WINS EGYPT'S PRESIDENTIAL

ELECTION.

THE CLERIC TOLD A CAMPAIGN

RALLY THAT EGYPT'S CAPITAL

WOULD NOT BE CHRISTIAN OR

MECCA OR MEDINA, BUT

JERUSALEM.

THEY SAY THEY WILL PRAY IN

THE STREETS OF JERUSALEM OR

BE MARTYRED THERE.

THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD

CANDIDATE IS MOHAMMED MERCY,

AND HE IS FACING AKMED

SAHIF.

Gordon: THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD, THEY ARE THE

ONES WHO ASSASSINATED ANWAR

SADAT, AND THEY DID SO

BECAUSE HE WENT TO THE

CANESSA, AND HE RECOGNIZED

ISRAEL'S RIGHT TO EXIST.

THAT WHOLE PEACE ACCORD THAT

HE CRAFTED, THE CAMP DAVID

PEACE ACCORDS BACK IN 1978,

IT COST HIM HIS LIFE.

AND NOW THAT SAME GROUP IS

POISED TO TAKE CONTROL OF

EGYPT AND ITS MILITARY.

AND THE DISCONNECT HERE IS

THE HEAD OF OUR FOREIGN

INTELLIGENCE FOR THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION, THINKS THAT

THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD IS

NOT A RELIGIOUS

ORGANIZATION, THAT IT IS

JUST A POLITICAL

ORGANIZATION.

AND NOTHING COULD BE FURTHER

FROM THE TRUTH.

IF THEY WIN, SAY GOOD-BYE TO

THE ARAB SPRING.

WE'LL HAVE A NEW THEA

THEACRISY.

Terry: IF YOU WANT

FINANCIAL PEACE, YOU MUST

PREPARE FOR WAR.

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Reporter: MONDAY...WITH

NO MOM OR DAD AROUND --

I REMEMBER SO MANY NIGHTS

NOT HAVING ANY FOOD TO EAT,

NOT HAVING ANYONE TO SAY I

LOVE YOU.

Reporter: ONLY AN

ABUSIVE UNCLE.

HE TOLD ME IF I EVER TOLD

ANYONE, MY MOM WOULDN'T LOVE

ME ANYMORE.

HE JUST LOOKED AT ME AND HE

SAID, IT WAS YOUR FAULT.

Reporter: ONE TEEN GOES

LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL OF

THE WRONG PLACES.

ON MONDAY'S "700 CLUB."

Gordon: MANY AMERICANS

ARE FIGHTING A LOSING BATTLE

AGAINST DEBT.

ONE FINANCIAL PLANNER SAYS

THERE IS A PATH TO VICTORY,

BUT IT JUST MEANS GOING

THROUGH THE BASIC TRAINING

YOU NEED TO WIN YOUR

FINANCIAL FIGHT.

Reporter: BASIC

TRAINING, WHERE ORDINARY

AMERICANS ARE TRANSFORMED

INTO SOLDIERS, READY FOR

BATTLE.

DRILLS TEACH IMMEDIATE AND

CORRECT RESPONSES TO SOME OF

THE MOST UNCOMFORTABLE OR

UNNATURAL SITUATIONS.

IT WORKS ON THE BATTLEFIELD,

AND FINANCIAL PLANNER, STEVE

REPACK, SAYS IT CAN WORK IN

THE BATTLE AGAINST DEBT AS

WELL.

HE SHOULD KNOW.

HE SERVED 12 YEARS IN THE

ARMY, AND THEN RETIRED WITH

MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF CREDIT

CARD DEBT.

THAT DEBT FORCED HIM TO USE

HIS MILITARY KNOW-HOW TO

FIGHT HIS WAY OUT.

NOW HE SHARES HIS SECRETS TO

FINANCIAL SUCCESS IN HIS NEW

BOOK "DOLLARS AND UNCOMMON

SENSE," TRAINING FOR YOUR

FINANCIAL MONEY.

REPACK ARGUES THAT TOO OFTEN

MONEY PROBLEMS RESULT WHEN

PEOPLE RELY TIEWS TOO MUCH

ON COMMON SENSE, AND STEADY

THEY SHOULD APPLY SOME

UNCOMMON SENSE.

Gordon: ST -- STEVE

REPACK JOINS US NOW.

WELCOME TO "700 CLUB."

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR

HAVING ME ON.

I APPRECIATE IT.

Gordon: YOU HAD 12

YEARS AND THEN AT THE END OF

THAT, YOU HAD OVER $30,000

IN DEBT.

WHY?

WHAT ARE THE FUNDAMENTALS

HERE?

WE KNOW WE LIKE TO BUY

THINGS.

IT MAKES US FEEL GOOD.

AND SERVING IN THE MILITARY,

YOU'RE UNDER A TREMENDOUS

AMOUNT OF STRESS.

ONE WAY TO COPE WITH THAT

STRESS IS TO BUY THINGS.

AND THAT'S NOT JUST FOR

MILITARY, BUT THAT'S FOR

MOST PEOPLE.

IT IS A COPING MECHANISM.

THEY BUY THINGS.

IT MAKES THEM FEEL GOOD.

AND THEY TURN AROUND, AND

THAT GOOD FEELING GOES AWAY,

AND THEY GO BACK OUT

CHARGING AGAIN, AND ALL OF A

SUDDEN YOU HAVE ALL OF THIS

DEBT.

Gordon: LET'S TALK

ABOUT YOUR BOOK, "DOLLARS

AND ON COMMON SENSE," I LOVE

THE TITLE.

WHAT DO YOU MEAN ABOUT

UNCOMMON SENSE.

IT IS WHEN YOU THINK AND

DO DIFFERENT THINGS.

MOST PEOPLE ARE LIVING

PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK, AND

THEY HAVE DEBT, AND THEY

HAVE NOTHING IN SAVINGS.

IF YOU WANT YOUR FINANCES TO

BE BETTER, ALL YOU HAVE TO

DO IS START USING A LITTLE

BIT OF UNCOMMON SENSE, START

DOING THINGS DIFFERENTLY.

Gordon: TELL US ABOUT

THE 10, 10, 80 RULE?

IT IS ONE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL

PRINCIPLES THAT ANYBODY CAN

USE, AND IT WILL LEAD TO

SUCCESS IN YOUR FINANCES.

EXACTLY.

THERE ARE NOT TOO MANY RULES

THAT ACTUALLY APPLY TO

EVERYBODY.

BUT IT DOESN'T MATTER IF

YOU'RE MAKING $100 A WEEK OR

$100,000 A YEAR.

THE 10-10-80 RULE WORKS LIKE

THIS: I GIVE AWAY THE FIRST

10%, I SAVE THE NEXT 10%,

AND THEN I LIVE ON THE

RESTS.

MOST PEOPLE SPEND

EVERYTHING, AND WHAT'S LEFT,

THEY SAVE OR GIVE.

Gordon: HOW DO YOU GET

THE 10% WORKING FOR YOU.

I RECOMMEND THAT YOU SIT

DOWN WITH A CERTIFIED

FINANCIAL PLANNER AND HAVE

THEM PUT TOGETHER A PLAN

THAT SUITS YOUR NEEDS.

MOST PEOPLE HAVE DIFFERENT

WAYS THEY THINK ABOUT

MONEY.

THEY WORRY ABOUT RISK AND

EXPENSES.

UT BIG THING IS IF YOU HAVE

MONEY, PAY DOWN THAT CREDIT

CARD.

THEY ARE CHARGING YOU 16%,

20% INTEREST.

IT'S BETTER TO EARN MAYBE 1%

ON YOUR MONEY THAN SIT THERE

AND PAY 16% TO SOMEBODY

ELSE.

Gordon: YOU ARE A

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER,

SO WE ARE SITTING DOWN.

WHAT ARE THE TRAITS THAT

YOUR CLIENTS -- THE ONES

THAT REALLY MAKE IT, WHAT

TRAITS DO THEY HAVE THAT

SORT OF SET THEM APART?

SOMETHING I LEARNED --

HERE I LEFT THE ARMY WITH

$32,000 WORTH OF CREDIT CARD

DEBT.

IT WAS PAINFUL.

I LIVED PAYCHECK TO

PAYCHECK.

AND HERE I AM WORRYING NIGHT

AFTER NIGHT, HOW AM I GOING

TO GET THIS DEBT PAID OFF.

I BASICALLY SAID, I'M GOING

TO LIVE WITH IT.

IF IT GETS PAID OFF, IT GETS

PAID OFF.

ONCE I SAT DOWN WITH PEOPLE

WHO HAD MONEY, THEY ALL HAD

THESE SIX COMMON TRAITS.

IT WASN'T BECAUSE THEY WERE

DOCTORS OR ATTORNEYS, BUT

NUMBER ONE, THEY SPENT LESS

MONEY THAN WHAT THEY MADE.

THE SECOND THING IS THEY

WILL LITTLE OR NO DEBT.

AND THE THIRD THING IS THEY

SAVED.

THEY HAD LONG-TERM PLANS FOR

THEIR MONEY.

THEY DIDN'T ALLOW THEIR

EMOTIONS TO AFFECT THEIR

FINANCIAL DECISIONS.

AND THE LAST ONE, THEY

STARTED SAVING EARLY IN

THEIR CAREER.

IF IT IS LATER IN YOUR

CAREER, IT IS NEVER TOO

LATE.

Gordon: YOU MAY WANT TO

ADOPT IT TO 10-20 --

INCREASE THE AMOUNT YOU

SAVE.

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE

STOCK MARKET RIGHT NOW.

YESTERDAY IT ROARED OFF, AND

SPAIN HAD A GOOD AUCTION OF

ITS BONDS, AND THEN THE FED

CHIEF COMES IN, BERNANKE,

AND HE STARTS TALKING ABOUT

THE FISCAL CLIFF AND AN

OVERALL SLOWDOWN IN THE U.S.

ECONOMY.

WOULD YOU BE PUTTING YOUR

MONEY TODAY IN STOCKS?

THAT'S A GREAT QUESTION.

WHAT DOES MY BOOK SAY?

I DO NOT ALLOW MY EMOTIONS

TO AFFECT MY FINANCIAL

DECISIONS.

SO THE STOCK MARKET IS VERY,

VERY EMOTIONAL.

SO IF YOU'RE GOING TO MAKE

DECISIONS BASED ON THE

DIRECTION OF THE STOCK

MARKET, MOST LIKELY YOU'RE

GOING TO FAIL.

I BELIEVE THAT YOU PUT A

PLAN TOGETHER, AND YOU

FOLLOW THAT PLAN.

IF YOU'RE ARRIVING IN THE

AIRPLANE AND YOU EXPERIENCE

SOME TURBULENCE, YOU DON'T

JUMP OFF THE AIRPLANE.

YOU RIDE IT OUT.

Gordon: SO YOU WOULD

TELL PEOPLE FASTEN YOUR SEAT

BELT BECAUSE YOU'LL GET TO

THE DESTINATION?

EXACTLY.

Gordon: FOR SOMEBODY,

SAY IN THEIR 50s, WHAT

WOULD BE A MIX YOU WOULD

RECOMMEND BETWEEN

INVESTMENTS?

THAT'S A GREAT QUESTION.

THAT IS DETERMINED ON YOUR

PERSONAL SITUATION.

I BELIEVE YOU SHOULD HAVE A

STRONG FOUNDATION, WHICH

THAT IS BUILT ON CASH.

YOUR FIRST GOAL IS THAT,

HEY, I NEED TO HAVE TWO

YEARS OF LIVING EXPENSES

BUILT UP IN SAVINGS.

THAT SHOULD BE YOUR PRIMARY

GOAL BECAUSE IF SOMETHING

BAD HAPPENS, IF THE STOCK

MARKET IS DOWN, YOU DON'T

WANT TO BE PULLING MONEY OUT

OF THE STOCK MARKET AT THAT

TIME.

SO YOU WANT TO REALLY BUILD

UP THE SAFE, SHORT-TERM,

LIQUID THINGS THAT WILL

WEATHER THE STORM FOR YOU.

Gordon: SO YOU'RE

RECOMMENDING A LARGE

ALLOCATION OF CASH?

THAT'S DETERMINED FOR

EACH INDIVIDUAL.

THERE IS NO SUCH THING THAT

ONE ADVICE FITS ALL.

THAT'S WHY I SAY SIT DOWN

WITH A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL

PLANNER TO TALK ABOUT YOUR

UNIQUE SITUATION.

THOSE GENERICS, YOU SHOULD

HAVE IT THIS WAY OR THAT

WAY, THERE ARE A LOT OF

OTHER THINGS YOU HAVE TO

TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION.

CONCENTRATE ON THE BASICS.

THAT'S WHY IT IS CALLED

BASIC TRAINING FOR YOUR

MONEY.

TELL ME YOU'RE SPENDING LESS

MONEY THAN YOUR SAVING, AND

THAT YOU HAVE LITTLE OR NO

DEBT, AND THAT YOU'RE

SAVING.

Gordon: GOOD ADVICE,

THE BOOK IS CALLED "DOLLARS

AND UNCON SENSE UNCOMMON

SENSE, BASIC TRAINING FOR

YOUR MONEY."

THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.

THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.

Terry: ONE TOP C.E.O.

TELLS THE ONE THING YOU NEED

TO GET AHEAD IN THE BUSINESS

WORLD.

BUT FIRST, A COLLEGE STUDENT

IS HOOKED ON DRUGS, AND HER

MOM AND DAD HAD SOME CLUE.

I HAVE NO IDEA WHY THEY

HAD NO CLUE AS TO WHAT IS

GOING ON.

Terry: BUT HER PARENTS

WEREN'T GOING TO BE CLUELESS

FOR LONG.

WATCH WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THEY

FOUND OUT.

THAT'S NEXT.

Terry: WHEN WHITNEY

LONG STARTED DOING DRUGS,

SHE DIDN'T DO IT BECAUSE SHE

WANTED TO GET HIGH.

SHE DID IT BECAUSE SHE

WANTED TO EASE HER PAIN.

SOON THOSE DRUGS BECAME HER

RELIEF, UNTIL HER PARENTS

PAID A VISIT TO HER DORM

ROOM AND THEY LEARNED THAT

THEIR DAUGHTER WAS AN

ADDICT.

I WAS RAISED IN A

CHRISTIAN HOME WHERE I WENT

TO CHURCH EVERY SUNDAY AND

EVERY WEDNESDAY, BUT WHEN I

WAS 13 YEARS OLD, I WAS

BABY-SITTING, AND A FRIEND

OF MINE ASKED ME IF HE COULD

COME OVER AND SEE ME AND

HANG OUT.

I SAID YES.

THIS GUY CAME OVER AND HE

ENDED UP RAPING ME WHEN I

WAS 13 YEARS OLD.

I FELT SUCH SHAME AND SUCH

JUST DISGUST, AND I FELT

LIKE EVERYTHING HAD BEEN

STRIPPED FROM ME, THAT I

DIDN'T THINK THAT THE LORD

COULD POSSIBLY WANT ME.

IT JUST WENT DOWNHILL.

I STARTED DOING DRUGS EVERY

CHANCE I COULD GET TO JUST

NUMB THE FEELING OF PAIN

THAT I HAD, FROM AGES 14 TO

19.

I WAS EXTREMELY ADDICTED TO

DOING DRUGS AND DRINKING,

AND I WOULD GIVE MYSELF TO

GUYS CONTINUOUSLY, JUST

LOOKING FOR SOME TYPE OF

FULFILLMENT, SOME TYPE OF

LOVE THAT I WAS SEARCHING

FOR.

I ENDED UP EXTREMELY

ADDICTED TO COCAINE AND

HEROIN, AND WAS SHOOTING UP

EVERY DAY, MULTIPLE TIMES A

DAY.

MY PARENTS HAD ENROLLED ME

IN COLLEGE, AND IT WASN'T BY

CHOICE.

THEY WERE LIKE, YOU REALLY

NEED TO GO.

I DON'T KNOW WHY THEY HAD NO

CLUE WHAT WAS GOING ON.

I THINK THEY WERE JUST

LIVING IN THEIR OWN LITTLE

WORLD, LIA THEIR OWN LITTLE

BUBBLE THAT WHITNEY IS

OKAY.

THE ADDICTION WAS COMPLETELY

TAKING OVER ME.

EVERY LITTLE MONEY MY

PARENTS WOULD GIVE ME, I

WOULD SPEND ON DRUGS.

I SPENT $2800 IN TWO WEEKS

ON HEROIN AND COCAINE.

MY PARENTS CAME TO VISIT ME,

AND MY DAD IMMEDIATELY

KNOW.

HE SAID, YOU LOOK LIKE A

JUNKY.

YOU ARE A JUNKY.

HE BROKE DOWN AND STARTED

CRYING, AND WE TALKED ALL

NIGHT LONG.

AND THEN HE TOOK ME HOME.

AND HE TOOK ME TO REHAB, AND

I WAS THERE FOR FIVE DAYS,

AND ALL THEY DID WAS DETOX

MY SYSTEM AND PUT ME BACK

OUT AND SAY, COME TO THESE

12 STEP MEETINGS, AND

IMMEDIATELY AFTER I HAD

GOTTEN OUT, I GOT HIGH.

MY MOM HAD INVITED ME TO GO

TO A CONFERENCE.

I WENT AND BOUGHT ABOUT $500

WORTH OF DRUGS, FROM MONEY I

HAD STOLEN, AND TOOK IT ON

THE AIRPLANE WITH ME, AND

GOT HIGH ON THE WAY THERE.

AND SHOT UP ONCE I WAS

THERE.

AND AT THIS CONFERENCE, MY

MOM AND KAREN WHEATON, THEY

WERE PREVIOUSLY FRIENDS, AND

THEY HOOKED UP AGAIN AND

THEY WERE TALKING.

SHE SAID I REALLY THINK THAT

YOU'RE DAUGHTER IS THE

REASON THAT WE WERE HERE

THIS WEEK.

SO THROUGHOUT THE WEEK THEY

STARTED PRAYING FOR ME.

I DIDN'T KNOW ALL OF THIS

UNTIL AFTERWARDS, BUT THEY

WERE MINISTERING TO ME

THROUGH THEIR PRAYERS.

I THINK IT WAS A WEDNESDAY,

YEAH, IT WAS A WEDNESDAY,

AND MY MOM AND I HAD GOTTEN

IN A HUGE FIGHT.

AND I FELL ASLEEP ON THE

COUCH IN THAT HOTEL ROOM.

AND MY MOM JUST BEGAN

PRAYING THAT NIGHT -- SHE

STAYED UP UNTIL 4:00 IN THE

MORNING, JUST PRAYING AND

INTERCEDING OVER ME.

AND THE NEXT MORNING, I WOKE

UP, AND I WAS COMPLETELY

DELIVERED AND SET FREE, AND

I HAD NO CRAVING FOR THE

DRUGS ANYMORE.

I DIDN'T GO THROUGH ONE

WITHDRAWAL.

THE LORD DELIVERED ME, AND

THEN HE TOOK MY HAND AND

JERKED ME INTO A DEEP

RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM.

I MEAN, I JUST FELT LIKE I

HAD TO BE SUBMERSEED.

IF I HUNDRED DOLLAR HAD BEEN

SUBMERSED, I PROBABLY WOULD

HAVE GOTTEN BACK TO THE

DRUGS.

IT STARTED THE DEEP PROCESS

OF HEALING.

I JUST GOT MARRIED THIS

YEAR, ON MARCH 13th, TO A

MAN WHO WAS A VIRGIN, AND

THAT WAS JUST A HUGE

TESTIMONY IN ITSELF OF THE

RESTORATION THAT GOD

BRINGS.

IT WAS A HUGE DEAL TO ME

BECAUSE OF MY PAST.

IT WAS GOD'S LOVE AND HOW HE

DOESN'T HOLD US CAPTIVE TO

THE PAST.

AND HE DOESN'T REMEMBER OUR

SINS, AND HE FORGIVES US.

IF YOU ARE DEALING WITH

SHAME AND PAIN FROM THE

ADDICTIONS AND THE LOSS OF A

RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD OR

NEVER HAVING A RELATIONSHIP

WITH GOD, I WOULD SAY THAT

THERE IS HOPE AND THAT THERE

IS FREEDOM.

AND TO NEVER BELIEVE THE

LIFE THE ENEMY THAT YOUR

LIFE IS WITHOUT PURPOSE,

BECAUSE THERE IS A PURPOSE

FOR EVERY PERSON ON THE FACE

OF THIS EARTH.

AND THAT GOD HAD A DESTINY

WHEN SHE CREATED EVERY ONE

OF US.

Terry: GOD NOT ONLY

DOESN'T HOLD US ACCOUNTABLE

FOR OUR PAST, HE SAYS THAT

HE COMES TO SET US FREE, TO

GIVE US A NEW BEGINNING.

AND THE ONE THAT THE SON

SETS FREE, THE WORD SAYS IS

FREE INDEED.

YOU KNOW, WHEN SOMETHING

HAPPENS TO US THAT IS

ABUSIVE, INVASIVE TO OUR OWN

PERSONHOOD, THEN OFTEN THERE

ARE WOUNDS AND SCARS, THERE

IS PAIN, THERE IS SHAME, AND

WE FEEL LIKE WE CAN'T COME

OUT FROM UNDER THAT.

AND THEN WE DIG A HOLE THAT

IS DEEPER THAN THE HOLE THAT

GOT IT INTO US ORIGINALLY.

AND WHEN WE STRIVE TO GET

OURSELVES OUT OF THAT PLACE,

WE JUST MAKE A BIGGER MESS.

JESUS WANTS US TO COME TO

HIM, AND HE SAYS ANYONE WHO

COMES TO HIM WILL RECEIVE --

WILL RECEIVE -- ALL YOU HAVE

TO DO IS CALL UPON THE NAME

OF THE LORD.

WHY DOES HE SAY THAT?

BECAUSE HE WANTS US TO

CHOOSE HIM THE SAME WAY THAT

HE HAS CHOSEN US.

HE DOESN'T WANT ROBOTS FOR

HIS KIDS.

HE WANTS CHILDREN WHO LOVE

HIM, WHO UNDERSTAND HOW MUCH

HE LOVES THEM, WHO

UNDERSTAND THE PRICE HE PAID

TO SET US FREE, AND WHO WANT

HIM THE SAME WAY THAT HE

WANTS US.

YOU YOU SEE, THAT'S WHAT

GIVES US THE FREEDOM TO BE

BE HIS KIDS AND TO WALK WITH

HIM AND TO KNOW HIM, AND TO

RECEIVE WHAT HE WANTS TO

GIVE US.

IT IS NOT BEING SHOVED AT

US.

IT IS BEING OFFERED TO US.

AND TODAY GOD IS OFFERING

THAT TO YOU, RIGHT IN THE

MIDST OF WHERE YOU ARE.

RIGHT IN THE MIDST OF YOUR

PAIN.

RIGHT IN THE MIDST OF THE

MESS YOU MADE.

I DID THE SAME THING.

DID THE SAME THING.

THOUGHT I WAS MAKING IT

BETTER AND ONLY MADE IT

WORSE.

BUT THEN JESUS -- AND THAT'S

THE BOTTOM LINE, ISN'T IT,

BUT THEN JESUS CAME.

HE CAME TO ME.

I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW THAT

THERE WAS AN OPPORTUNITY TO

HAVE A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP

WITH HIM.

I HAD HEAD KNOWLEDGE BUT NO

RELATIONSHIP, AND MAYBE

THAT'S WHERE YOU'RE AT RIGHT

NOW, TOO.

YOU KNOW, GOING TO CHURCH

DOESN'T MAKE YOU A

CHRISTIAN.

A CHRISTIAN IS SOMEONE WHO

KNOWS JESUS AND DECIDES TO

GIVE HIM THEIR LIFE AND

FOLLOW AFTER HIM, TO BE A

DISCIPLE OF HIS.

IF YOU DON'T KNOW JESUS

TODAY, YOU CAN.

YOU CAN.

HE WANTS TO BE KNOWN.

HE WANTS YOU TO BELONG TO

HIM, AND HE WANTS TO GIVE

ALL OF HIMSELF TO YOU.

THAT'S MORE THAN YOU COULD

ASK OR HOPE FOR.

IT MEANS FORGIVENESS FOR THE

PAST, HOPE FOR THE FUTURE, A

BRAND NEW BEGINNING, A CLEAN

SLATE.

WOULDN'T THAT BE WONDERFUL?

YOU CAN HAVE IT TODAY.

YOU CAN HAVE IT TODAY.

IT IS NOT JUST FOR WHITNEY,

IT IS NOT JUST FOR ME.

IT IS FOR YOU, TOO.

THE QUESTION IS: WILL YOU

TAKE IT?

IN THE END, IT ALWAYS BOILS

DOWN TO A DECISION, DOESN'T

IT?

I CAN TELL YOU ABOUT MY

EXPERIENCE, AND WHITNEY

SHARED HERS WITH YOU, BUT

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO IN

YOUR LIFE?

RIGHT NOW THE INVITATION

SITS BEFORE YOU, AND JESUS

HAS OPENED HIS ARMS.

YOU KNOW, HE DID THAT FOR

ALL OF US ON THE CROSS.

HE SPREAD OUT HIS ARMS AND

HE DIED FOR US SO THAT OUR

SIN COULD BE COVERED, SO

THAT WE COULD HAVE A NEW

BEGINNING.

SO THAT ALL OF WHAT HE IS

COULD FILL US AND MAKE US

WHOLE.

TODAY, ASK HIM TO COME INTO

YOUR HEART AND YOUR LIFE.

THAT'S THE BEGINNING OF THE

WHOLE JOURNEY.

IT IS YOU SAYING YES TO

HIM.

YOU CAN DO THAT RIGHT NOW IF

YOU PRAY WITH ME.

LET'S JUST PRAY TOGETHER.

LET'S PRAY NOW.

BOW YOUR HEAD AND JUST SPEAK

TO HIM FROM YOUR HEART.

JESUS, JESUS, I KNOW SOME

THINGS ABOUT YOU, BUT I

DON'T KNOW YOU.

I WANT TO.

I'M COMING TO YOU TODAY AND

I DON'T REALLY UNDERSTAND

WHY YOU WANT ME IN THE

CONDITION THAT I'M IN, BUT

I'M STEPPING OUT IN FAITH

BECAUSE OF WHAT I HAVE SEEN

YOU DO IN THE LIVES OF

OTHERS AND BECAUSE OF WHO

YOU SAY YOU ARE.

SO TODAY, FILLED WITH SIN

AND SHAME AND HAVING MADE A

MESS OF THINGS, I COME TO

YOU.

I COME TO YOU HUMBLY, LORD,

AND I ASK YOU TO FORGIVE MY

SINS.

THEY ARE GREAT, THEY ARE

MANY, AND YOU KNOW EACH AND

EVERY ONE.

I AM SO SORRY.

I ACCEPT THAT YOUR DEATH ON

THE CROSS COVERS MY SIN, AND

I RECEIVE YOUR FORGIVENESS

TODAY.

JESUS, I WANT TO KNOW YOU IN

THE INNER MOST PART OF MY

BEING.

I WANT YOU TO WALK WITH ME.

I WANT TO WALK WITH YOU.

WILL YOU FILL ME WITH YOUR

HOLY SPIRIT TODAY?

TAKE MY LIFE, TAKE

EVERYTHING THAT I AM, ALL

THAT I HAVE, ANY ABILITIES

OR TALENTS THAT YOU'VE GIVEN

ME, EVEN MY SHORTCOMINGS,

GOD.

JUST TAKE THE WHOLE THING.

USE MY LIFE FOR YOUR GLORY.

TEACH ME HOW TO HEAR YOUR

VOICE.

CHANGE THE WAY I THINK, AND

OPEN THE EYES AND EARS OF MY

UNDERSTANDING SO I CAN KNOW

HOW TO DO THINGS YOUR WAY,

HOW TO THINK YOUR WAY.

I WANT MY LIFE TO COUNT FOR

YOU.

I WANT YOU TO BE THE SAVIOR

OF MY SOUL AND THE LORD OF

MY LIFE.

AND TODAY I SAY YES TO YOU.

AND IT'S IN YOUR NAME,

JESUS, THAT I PRAY.

AMEN.

IF YOU'VE PRAYED THAT

PRAYER, THEN YOU'VE BEGUN AN

AMAZING RELATIONSHIP THAT IS

GOING TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE

RADICALLY.

WE'D LIKE TO HELP YOU MOVE

INTO THE NEXT STEPS THAT

WILL HELP THAT HAPPEN.

WE PUT TOGETHER A PACKET

JUST FOR YOU.

IT'S CALLED "A NEW DAY," AND

IT'S FILLED WITH INFORMATION

FROM THE WORD OF GOD, ABOUT

GOD.

AND THIS IS FREE.

SO IS THE NUMBER TO RECEIVE

IT.

IF YOU JUST CALL THAT NUMBER

ON YOUR SCREEN,

1-800-759-0700.

SAY, I PRAYED THE PRAYER AND

I'D LIKE THE "NEW DAY"

PACKET.

AND WE'LL SEND IT OUT.

YOU CAN ALSO GET IT BY

LOGGING ON TO CBN.COM.

Gordon: UP NEXT, HE

SPENT 250 DAYS A YEAR ON THE

ROAD, AND IT WAS MAKING

INTERNATIONAL PHONE CALLS 18

HOURS A DAY.

C.E.O. JOE MANLEY REVEALS

HIS SECRET TO SUCCESS.

AND HERE'S A HINT: IT'S NOT

WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK.

LOOKING BACK OVER

EVERYTHING THAT HAD HAPPENED

IN MY LIFE, AND RUNNING FROM

GOD AND THINKING HE WOULDN'T

FORGIVE SOMEBODY WHO HAD

DONE THE THINGS THAT I HAD,

HOW STUPID I WAS.

THAT WAS THE MOST MISERABLE

TIME OF MY LIFE.

I COULDN'T DO ENOUGH DRUGS

AND I COULDN'T DO ENOUGH

ALCOHOL TO MAKE IT STOP.

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THIS

WHOLE ORDEAL, I PRAYED,

JESUS FIX ME.

IT IS EVERYTHING IN TRUSTING

GOD.

JUST TAKE THAT ONE STEP.

THAT'S ALL IT TAKES.

Reporter: A DEADLY

CRASH THAT MADE NATIONAL

HEADLINES.

THE ONLY SURVIVOR,

22-YEAR-OLD HANNAH LUCE,

DAUGHTER ON TEEN MANIA

FOUNDER, RON LUCE.

RON LUCE GIVES US THE LATEST

ON HER DAUGHTER'S RECOVERY,

ON THE NEXT "700 CLUB

INTERACTIVE."

Reporter: AND WELCOME

BACK TO "THE 700 CLUB."

MEMBERS OF THE FAMOUS

CRYSTAL CATHEDRAL WILL

RELOCATE NEXT SUMMER.

THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE

OF CALIFORNIA PURCHASED THE

GLASS PANE BUILDING FOR A

LITTLE MORE THAN

$57 MILLION.

IT WILL ALLOW THEIR

CONGREGATION TO MEET AT A

NEARBY CATHOLIC CHURCH FOR

FREE THROUGH DECEMBER OF

NEXT YEAR.

ROBERT SCHULER FOUNDED THE

CHURCH AND ITS "HOUR OF

POWER" TELEVISION MINISTRY.

THE BUILDING WAS SOLD OFF TO

PAY MORE THAN $40 MILLION OF

DEBT.

AN "OPERATION BLESSING" FOOD

BANK IS HELPING SAVE LIVES

IN NIGER.

THEY SAID IT IS THE WORST

PLACE TO BE FOR A MOTHER.

BUT "OPERATION BLESSING" IS

STEPPING IN TO HELP THERE.

O.B. SET UP A FOOD BANK THAT

PROVIDES FOOD, EVEN DURING

TIMES OF DROUGHT AND

FAMINE.

DURING HARVEST TIMES,

FAMILIES SELL THEIR CROPS TO

THE BANK, AND THEN WHEN FOOD

IS SCARCE, THEY'RE ABLE TO

USE THEIR PROFITS TO BUY

FROM THE FOOD BANK AT A MUCH

LOWER PRICE.

ONE WOMAN SAYS WITHOUT

"OPERATION BLESSING"'S FOOD

BANK, SHE DOES NOT KNOW

WHERE SHE WOULD FIND FOOD TO

FEED HER CHILDREN.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

"OPERATION BLESSING" BY

GOING TO ITS WEBSITE AT

OB.ORG.

GORDON AND TERRY WILL BE

BACK RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Reporter: MONDAY...WITH

NO MOM OR DAD AROUND --

I REMEMBER SO MANY NIGHTS

NOT HAVING ANY FOOD TO EAT,

NOT HAVING ANYONE TO SAY I

LOVE YOU.

Reporter: ONLY AN

ABUSIVE UNCLE.

HE TOLD ME IF I EVER TOLD

ANYONE, MY AUNT WOULDN'T

LOVE ME ANYMORE.

Reporter: AND AN

ALCOHOLIC AUNT.

SHE LOOKED AT ME AND

SAID, IT WAS YOUR FAULT.

Reporter: ONE TEEN GOES

LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL OF

THE WRONG PLACES, ON

MONDAY'S "700 CLUB."

Gordon: WHEN JOE

INTERVIEWED FOR A JOB AT

HERBAN ENTERTAINMENT, HE WAS

20 MINUTES LATE.

THIS WAS BEFORE G.P.S., AND

JOE SIMPLY GOT LOST.

HE GOT THE JOB ANYWAY.

AND YEARS LATER, THE REST OF

AMERICA GOT TO SEE WHAT MADE

JOEL SPECIAL, TOO, AFTER HE

APPEARED ON AN EPISODE OF

"UNDERCOVER BOSS."

Reporter: JOE MAMBI

WENT UNDERCOVER AT ONE OF

THE 26 THEME PARKS HE

OVERSEASON THE CBS SHOW

"UNDERCOVER BOSS."

VIEWERS COULDN'T BELIEVE HIS

EMPLOYEES JOB SATISFACTION.

IT IS NOT JUST A PLACE I

WORK.

IT IS MY PASSION.

Reporter: AND THEY WERE

MORE SURPRISED TO SEE A BOSS

WHO REALLY CARED.

I HAVE A LOT OF EMOTION

FOR HIM.

I REALLY RESPECT HIS PASSION

AND ENERGY.

GREAT, BECAUSE YOU CAN

CHANNEL THAT.

Reporter: JOE'S CARING

ATTITUDE WASN'T JUST FOR THE

CAMERAS.

IT IS PART OF HIS COMPANY'S

LEADERSHIP CULTURE.

IN HIS BOOK "LOVE WORKS,"

JOE EXPLORES THE SEVEN

BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES THAT

GUIDE HIS CORPORATION AND

SHARES HOW LEADING WITH LOVE

CAN TURN THE BUSINESS WORLD

UP SIDE DOWN.

Gordon: PLEASE WELCOME

TO THE "THE 700 CLUB" JOE

MAMBI.

GREAT TO HAVE YOU HERE.

GREAT TO BE HERE.

THANK YOU.

Gordon: YOU HAVE SORT

OF BECOME A HERO AFTER THAT

EPISODE, AND HAVE JOB

APPLICATIONS STARTED TO COME

IN?

ARE YOU GETTING SWAMPED WITH

PEOPLE WHO WANT TO WORK FOR

YOU?

IT WAS AN INCREDIBLE

RESPONSE.

WE HAD 18 MILLION PEOPLE

VIEW THE PROGRAM THAT WEEK

ON "UNDERCOVER BOSS," AND IT

WAS OVERWHELMED WITH THE

RESPONSE.

IT WAS THEIR FRUSTRATION IN

THEIR DAY TO DAY WORK AND

THEY WANTED LEADERS THAT

CARED ABOUT THEM.

IT REALLY SHOWED ME WE HAVE

A LEADERSHIP CRISIS IN THIS

COUNTRY.

Gordon: WHAT DO YOU

BASE YOUR LEADERSHIP

PRINCIPLES ON?

WHAT'S THE FUNDAMENTAL?

THE FUNDAMENTAL IS WE

BASE IT ON LOVE.

IT IS THE PRINCIPLE OF LOVE

RIGHT OUT OF THE BIBLE.

I HAVE A 30-YEAR BUSINESS

CAREER, INCLUDING BEING

C.E.O. OF SAAB NORTH

AMERICA, I HAVE A HARVARD

NBA, AND I HELPED START

SATURN, AND IN ALL OF THOSE

YEARS, NO ONE EVER TAUGHT ME

WHAT IS THE BEST PRINCIPLE,

WHICH IS LOVE.

Gordon: I WOULDN'T

IMAGINE HARVARD WOULD TEACH

YOU THAT?

IT WAS A GREAT SCHOOL,

BUT NOT LOVE.

Gordon: YOU BASE IN ON

1 CORINTHIANS 13.

YOU LIKE TO TELL PEOPLE,

LOVE IS NOT AN EMOTION.

IT IS A VERB.

THIS IS WHAT IT DOES.

YES.

Gordon: WHAT ARE SOME

OF THE PRINCIPLES?

FIRST OF ALL, PEOPLE

MISPERCEIVE LOVE A LOT.

THEY THINK IT IS EMOTIONAL.

THEY THINK OF IT AS THE

AMERICAN LOVE, ROMANTIC.

THIS IS LOVE, THE VERB, IT

IS HOW YOU TREAT OTHER

PEOPLE.

IT DOESN'T MATTER HOW YOU

FEEL ABOUT THEM, IT IS HOW

YOU TREAT THEM.

WE HAVE SEVEN WORDS WE TOOK

OUT OF 1 CORINTHIANS, AND

THAT'S WHAT WE USE TO TRAIN

OUR PEOPLE.

WE ACTUALLY TRAIN OUR

EMPLOYEES TO LOVE EACH

OTHER.

THAT IS VERY RARE IN THE

WORLD OF BUSINESS.

Gordon: I'M STUNNED

WITH THAT ONE.

I DIDN'T KNOW YOU DID THAT.

DESCRIBE HOW YOU DID THAT?

THE REASON PEOPLE FEEL

THAT WAY IS BECAUSE THEY

THINK OF LOVE THE EMOTION.

PATIENT, KIND, TRUTHFUL,

TRUSTING, UNSELFISH,

FORGIVING -- THOSE ARE GOOD,

SOLID PRINCIPLES.

THEY ARE APPLICABLE IF

YOU'RE A PARENT, YOU'RE A

P.T.A., OR YOU RUN A FORTUNE

500 BUSINESS.

I HAVE LEARNED AT HERSHEN,

YOU CAN BE PROFITABLE AND

CARING AND YOU CAN BE LOVING

AND ACCOUNTABLE.

AND WE'VE PROVEN THAT.

IN THE BOOK WE WROTE ABOUT

LOVE, AND USING LOVE AND

WORK.

BECAUSE I HAVE BEEN IN THE

ROUGH AND TUMBLE, FOR-PROFIT

WORLD MY LIFE.

I HAVE BEEN VERY DISPOND

DEN DISPONDENT IN THAT

WORLD.

Gordon: YOU'RE RIGHT,

THAT THE BUSINESS CULTURE

RIGHT NOW IS VERY FOCUSED ON

PROFIT AND LITERALLY ON A

QUARTERLY BASES.

AND IF YOU CAN'T GET PROFIT

BY GROWING YOUR MARGIN, OR

YOU CAN'T GET PROFIT BY

GROWING REVENUE, YOU GET

PROFIT BY CUTTING EXPENSES,

WHICH USUALLY MEANS LETTING

HUGE NUMBERS OF PEOPLE GO.

RIGHT.

Gordon: WHY IS THIS

FORMULA BETTER?

WE'VE PROVEN THAT WE CAN

BE VERY PROFITABLE AND USE

THESE PRINCIPLES.

OUR COMPANY HAS HAD

DOUBLE-DIGIT RETURNS FOR OUR

SHAREHOLDERS FOR A DECADE.

WE'VE GROWN EVERY YEAR IN

THIS RECESSION ACCEPT ONE.

AND WE OUTPERFORMED EVERY

ONE OF OUR COMPETITORS

FINANCIALLY, BUT WE STILL

LED WITH LOVE.

Gordon: THAT'S GOT TO

BE ONE OF THE BEST TRACK

RECORDS IN THIS COUNTRY?

WE HAVE LAID VERY FEW

PEOPLE OFF IN THIS

RECESSION.

AND WE MADE SOME VERY

DIFFICULT DECISIONS -- AND

IF WE HAVE TIME, WE'LL TALK

ABOUT THAT.

AND CHICK FILET, THEY LEAD

WITH LOVE.

THEY OUTPERFORM

McDONALD'S.

I REJECT THIS FALSE NOTION

YOU HAVE TO BE A CERTAIN WAY

TO BE PROFITABLE.

I HAVE TO HIT MY NUMBERS,

BUT YOU CAN DO IT IN A WAY

THAT IS CARING FOR PEOPLE.

AND WHEN YOU HAVE TO LET

PEOPLE GO, THERE IS A RIGHT

AND WRONG WAY TO DO IT.

Gordon: HOW DO YOU LET

PEOPLE GO WITH LOVE?

THAT'S A GREAT QUESTION.

FIRST OF ALL, IF SOMEONE IS

NOT WORKING IN THEIR

PASSION, I WOULD ARGUE IT IS

LOVING TO GET THEM WHERE

THEY'RE PASSIONATE AND

COMPETENT.

I THINK IT IS MORE IMPORTANT

HOW YOU GO ABOUT DOING IT.

FOR INSTANCE, I SAID WE HAD

TO LOSE VERY FEW PEOPLE.

BUT WE DID HAVE TO LAY

PEOPLE OFF CORPORATELY.

WE GAVE THEM SIX MONTHS

NOTICE, AND WE HELPED THEM

FIND NEW JOBS, AND ALL OF

THEM BUT ONE HAD FOUND A

JOB.

THE ONE THAT HADN'T, WE GOT

THEM A JOB WITHIN A MONTH.

AND WE TRACKED WITH HIM AND

STAYED WITH HIM, AND THERE

IS A WAY I THINK YOU CAN DO

THAT IN A LOVING WAY.

AND ANOTHER THING IS, NO ONE

SHOULD EVER BE SURPRISED

WHEN THEY ARE LET GO.

I TELL PEOPLE IN OUR

COMPANY, IF THEY'RE

SURPRISED, YOU HAVE DONE

SOMETHING WRONG.

I HAVE STOPPED PEOPLE FROM

BEING LET GO WHEN THERE WAS

YOU NO TRACK RECORD.

Gordon: ALL RIGHT.

LESSON LEARNED.

WHAT DID YOU LEARN ABOUT

YOUR COMPANY WHEN YOU WENT

UNDERCOVER?

I LEARNED WE HAVE

INCREDIBLE EMPLOYEES, AND

THE CULTURE WAS EVEN

STRONGER THAN I THOUGHT IT

WAS.

IT IS NOT ME THAT HAS DONE

THIS.

THIS IS THE HERSHEN FAMILY

THAT HAS DONE THIS.

I'M TRYING TO PUT IT IN A

THE VERNACULAR THAT WE CAN

TRAIN PEOPLE ALL OVER THE

COUNTRY.

AND I LEARNED THERE IS A

CRISIS IN THIS COUNTRY, FROM

ALL OF THE RESPONSE I GOT

FROM THIS SHOW, THAT OTHER

PEOPLE WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

LEAD WITH LOVE.

I REALLY BELIEVE THERE IS A

LOT OF DISSATISFIED PEOPLE,

AND THERE IS ALSO A LOT OF

CHRISTIANS OUT THERE WHO

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PRACTICE THEIR FAITH EVERY

DAY WHEN THEY GO TO WORK.

AND THEY'RE FRUSTRATED

BECAUSE THEY DON'T KNOW

HOW.

AND THE BOOK THAT I

WROTE, "LOVE WORKS," TALKS

ABOUT HOW YOU CAN LIVE OUT

YOUR FAITH IN THE DOG EAT

DOG WORK WORLD AND STILL BE

PLEASING TO JESUS.

Gordon: THE STORIES OF

PEOPLE WHO WORK FOR BOSSES

THAT ARE ABUSIVE, AND EVERY

DAY THEY WAKE UP AND THEY

DON'T WANT TO GO IN, WHAT

WOULD YOU TELL THEM?

WHAT SHOULD THEY DO?

THERE IS A CHAPTER IN THE

BOOK ABOUT A WOMAN NAMED

JUDY, WHO IS AN EXECUTIVE

ASSISTANT, AND SHE HAS MORE

IMPACT ON THE CULTURE OF HER

COMPANY THAN ANYBODY ELSE.

I BELIEVE WITH ALL OF MY

HEART THAT EVERYBODY CAN

MAKE A CULTURE BETTER.

EVERY TIME YOU COME INTO

CONTACT WITH SOMEBODY, YOU

CAN MAKE THEIR DAY BETTER OR

MAKE THEIR DAY WORSE.

THAT'S SOMETHING MY MOTHER

TAUGHT ME.

THERE IS NO DOUBT IF THE

LEADER DOESN'T SUPPORT IT,

IT IS HARDER OVER TIME.

AND THEY HAVE A DECISION TO

MAKE OVER TIME, BUT I DON'T

BELIEVE THAT THEY CAN'T MAKE

AN IMPACT.

EVERYBODY CAN LOVE OTHER

PEOPLE.

Gordon: AND JUST BY

DOING THAT, IT GETS

INFECTIOUS?

ABSOLUTELY IT GETS

INFECTIOUS.

Gordon: WHAT ABOUT THE

HERSHEN FAMILY TAUGHT YOU?

HERE YOU ARE WORKING EVERY

DAY, HITTING YOUR NUMBERS --

WHAT ABOUT THEM TRANSFORMED

YOU?

THEY SAVED MY LIFE.

I WAS RUNNING SAB AMERICA,

AND I HAD ASIA AND NORTH

AMERICA --

Gordon: THAT'S A LONG

HAUL.

IT'S A LONG HAUL.

Gordon: I DID THAT.

PIERMT

I READ YOUR BIO, AND YOU

UNDERSTAND.

Gordon: I DIDN'T TRAVEL

AS MUCH AS YOU, BUT FOUR

MONTHS ON THE ROAD --

YOU KNOW WHAT IT DOES TO

THE FAMILY.

MY FAMILY WAS IN TROUBLE.

I JUST WAS VERY

DISRESPONDENT.

I LEFT SAAB AND THEY ALMOST

WENT CHAPTER 11.

ONE NIGHT JACK HERSHEN

CALLED ME, AND I WAS ON THE

BOARD IN HERSHEN

ENTERTAINMENT, AND I HAD NO

EXPERIENCE, AND YET HE ASKED

ME TO BE CHAIRMAN.

AND THAT WAS TOTALLY A GOD

THING.

GOD BASICALLY PULLED ME OUT

OF THIS COMPLETE

DISSPONDENCY I WAS IN.

AND I SEE NOW YOU CAN LEAD

WITH LOVE AND CREATE A GREAT

CULTURE AND DO SOME

WONDERFUL THINGS FOR

EMPLOYEES.

ONE OF THE WORDS IN THE BOOK

IS "UNSEL UNSELFISHNESS,"

OUR EMPLOYEES GIVE INTO A

FUND, AND ALL OF THAT MONEY

IS USED TO HELP EMPLOYEES IN

NEED.

THIS YEAR WE'RE GOING TO

HELP 10% OF OUR SEASONAL

WORKFORCE WITH SOME KIND OF

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, TO

HELP THEM GET THROUGH THIS

CRISIS WE'RE IN AS A

COUNTRY.

OBVIOUSLY, THEY'RE VERY

MOTIVATED AND LOYAL TO THE

COMPANY, BUT IT IS AN IDEA

THAT COMPANIES ALL OVER THE

COUNTRY COULD DO.

ONE OF THE REASONS I WROTE

THE BOOK, I'M HOPING THAT

OTHER COMPANIES WILL COPY US

AND DO PROGRAMS LIKE THIS.

I DON'T THINK WE HAVE TO

HAVE SUCH A HORRIBLE

BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT WE HAVE

IN THIS COUNTRY.

I'M TIRED OF BUSINESSES

GETTING BASHED IN THIS KIND

OF CLASS WARFARE THAT IS

GOING ON.

I THINK WE NEED TO DO A

BETTER JOB AS LEADERS TO

LIFT GOOD COSTUMERS UP.

Gordon: AND YOUR

COSTUMERS RECOGNIZE THAT?

THEY ABSOLUTELY RECOGNIZE

THAT.

Gordon: WHEN YOU WALK

INTO AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE

YOU KNOW THERE IS LOVE, YOU

RESPOND.

ON AN EMOTIONAL LEVEL, YOU

CONNECT WITH THEM.

WHETHER IT IS YOUR

STATION OR CHICK FILET, OR

YOUR COMPANY -- PEOPLE FEEL

IT.

IT FEELS LIKE FAMILY.

SEASONAL EMPLOYEES GOING

BACK FOR 40 YEARS.

PEOPLE WANT TO SPEND THEIR

MONEY WITH COMPANIES THEY

LOVE AND ADMIRE.

I THINK THEY DO WITH THE

HERSHEN'S PROPERTIES.

Gordon: LOVE WORKS.

THE VARIATION ON LOVE NEVER

FAILS.

SEVEN TIMELESS PRINCIPLES

FOR EFFECT TIFIVE LEADERS.

WHETHER YOU'RE AN EMPLOYEE

OR AN EMPLOYER, I ENCOURAGE

EVERYONE TO GET IT.

LET'S ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO

HAVE LOVE IN OUR FAMILIES,

OUR WORK, IN OUR CULTURE.

IF YOU WANT IT, IT IS

AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE.

AND ALL OF THE PROCEEDS

GO TO THAT FOUNDATION.

WE'RE HOPING TO RAISE A LOT

OF MONEY FOR THAT

FOUNDATION.

Gordon: THANKS.

THANK YOU.

Terry: WE SCOURED

Facebook, TWITTER, OUR

IN-BOX, AND EVEN OUR

CHATROOM FOR YOUR

QUESTIONS.

COMING UP NEXT, IT IS TIME

FORP SOME OF THE ANSWERS.

STAY ATTEND TO "BRING IT

ON," WHEN WE COME BACK.

*

Terry: JODY FRY WAS

WORKING TWO JOBS AND STILL

STRUGGLING TO PAY THE

BILLS.

UNTIL HE FOUND A WAY TO

BOOST HIS INCOME BY 70% AND

CUT HIS WORK HOURS IN HALF.

Reporter: WHEN JODY FRY

LOST HIS JOB, HE THOUGHT IT

WOULD BE EASY TO FIND

ANOTHER.

HE WAS WRONG.

HE REMAINED UNEMPLOYED FOR

ONE YEAR.

THAT TAXED THE FAMILY

EMOTIONALLY AND

FINANCIALLY.

IT WAS TOUGH.

AND THERE WAS JUST NO PLACE

TO GO WITH IT.

OUR CHILDREN WERE YOUNG,

AND WE HAD JUST BOUGHT A

HOUSE, SO THERE WAS THIS

IMMENSE PRESSURE OF NOW WHAT

DO WE DO?

Reporter: SO WHEN JODY

GOT NOT ONE, BUT TWO JOB

OFFERS, HE TOOK BOTH.

THE FAMILY'S FINANCES

STARTED TO REBOUND, BUT THEY

WERE ALL PAYING A PRICE FOR

JODY'S LONG HOURS.

IT BECAME NORMAL THAT I

WASN'T GOING TO BE AROUND

FOR DINNER.

I WOULD LEAVE AT 5:00 IN THE

MORNING AND GET HOME AROUND

PROBABLY 7:00 AT NIGHT AND

GO DOWNSTAIRS AND WORK.

EVERY TIME I WOULD HEAR

THAT, IT'S OKAY, DAD, THAT

YOU CAN'T BE THERE, IT JUST

TORE ME UP.

Reporter: BUT THE

FAMILY COULDN'T SEEM TO MAKE

IT FINANCIALLY ON ONE

SALARY, SO JODY KEPT WORKING

AND MISSING TIME WITH HIS

FAMILY.

ON THE MORNING TRAIN RIDE

IN, I WOULD SLEEP.

AND MOST OF MY LUNCHES WERE

WORKING FOR THE OTHER JOB.

AND AS SOON AS I HIT THE

TRAIN TO COME BACK HOME, I

WOULD BE ON THE PHONE MAKING

PHONE CALLS.

MY VACATIONS WERE ALL SPENT

MAKING SALES CALLS.

Reporter: AFTER YEARS

OF WORKING AT THAT PACE,

JODY WAS EXHAUSTED.

HE QUIT HIS FULL-TIME JOB TO

FOCUS ON SALES.

AT THE SAME TIME, HE WATCHED

"THE 700 CLUB."

I HEARD PAT TALKING ABOUT

BRINGING GOD THE TITHES AND

HE WOULD POUR OUT HIS

BLESSING ON YOU.

IT STARTED OPENING UP MY

EYES.

Reporter: JODY AND

VICKI BEGAN TO TITHE AND

GAVE TO CBN.

OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS,

JODY SAYS HIS SALES OF

BUSINESS EQUIPMENT SOARED.

LOOKING BACK, HE REALIZED HE

WAS MAKING MORE MONEY

WORKING HALF THE HOURS HE

PREVIOUSLY WORKED DOING TWO

JOBS.

ACTUALLY, THERE HAS BEEN

A 70% INCREASE IN MY SALES

VOLUME, WORKING LESS TIME.

AND WHEN I START TO THINK

ABOUT THAT, I'M LIKE, THERE

IS NO WAY I COULD HAVE SET

THE STAGE FOR THAT.

THAT IS JUST GOD SAYING,

HEY, YOU'RE STARTING TO PAY

ATTENTION TO ME.

Reporter: TODAY THE

FRYS ARE MEMBERS OF CBN'S

CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE.

AND HE NO LONGER MISSES MEAL

TIMES.

I'VE GOT 70% MORE INCOME

COMING IN AND MORE TIME WITH

MY FAMILY.

I DEFINITELY WOULD ENCOURAGE

PEOPLE TO TITHE, AND TO

WATCH "THE 700 CLUB," IF

THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND THE

PRINCIPLE AND WHAT THAT

MEANS TO THEM.

AND, REALLY, THE CHALLENGE

WOULD BE, WHAT ARE YOU

WAITING FOR?

Terry: GOD IS INVITING

US TO GET OUR LIVES IN

ORDER, TO GET OUR HOUSE IN

ORDER.

WHETHER IN THE BUSINESS, THE

WAY WE RUN IT, OR THE

LEADERSHIP IN OUR HOUSEHOLD,

HOW WE'RE RAISING OUR

CHILDREN OR RESPONDING TO

EACH OTHER, BECAUSE HE WANTS

US TO EXPERIENCE THE

FULLNESS OF LIFE, AND THAT

COMES WHEN WE LISTEN TO WHAT

HE IS TELLING US AND WHEN WE

SEE IT AS TRUTH AND RESPOND

TO IT.

YOU JUST HEARD HIM SAY, I

WISH THAT WE HAD WATCHED THE

"THE 700 CLUB" WHAT THE

PRINCIPLES ARE ALL ABOUT --

THAT'S WHAT WE JUST SHARED

WITH YOU.

GIVING SO THAT WE CAN REACH

OUT AND TOUCH THE LIVES OF

OTHERS AS WELL.

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB" TODAY.

IT IS 65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH.

WE'RE REACHING OUT TO THE

WORLD, MEETING PEOPLE'S

NEEDS TANGIBLY, AND MEETING

THEIR NEEDS SPIRITUALLY AS

WELL.

WHEN YOU JOIN US TODAY, AND

YOU CAN DO IT BY CALLING

THAT TOLL-FREE NUMBER, WE

WANT TO SEND YOU THIS GREAT

TEACHING BY PAT.

IT'S "THE THREE BLESSINGS."

HE TALKS ABOUT THE THREE

THINGS HE HAS ASKED GOD FOR

DURING THIS 50 YEARS IN

MINISTRY.

I THINK THEY WILL BE A

BLESSING TO YOU.

I WANT YOU TO GET AHOLD OF

IT SO YOU KNOW HOW TO APPLY

THAT TO YOUR OWN LIFE.

IT IS AVAILABLE TO EACH OF

US.

SO CALL 1-800-759-0700.

SAY, I WANT TO JOIN "THE 700

CLUB," AND WE WELCOME YOU.

TIME FOR SOME E-MAIL.

YOU READY?

Gordon: I'M READY.

Terry: ROSLYN SAYS I'M

22 YEARS OLD, NINE MONTHS

PREGNANT, AND SCARED TO

DEATH ABOUT BEING A PARENT.

MY FEAR IS THAT I'M TOO

YOUNG.

DO YOU THINK GOD CAN STILL

USE ME?"

Gordon: YES, ROSLYN,

GOD CAN STILL YOU.

JEJEREMIAH THOUGHT HE WAS

TOO YOUNG.

THE APOSTLE PAUL SAID, "LET

NO ONE DESPISE YOUR YOUTH."

BIBLE SCHOLARS THINK MARY

WAS JUST A TEENAGER WHEN SHE

GAVE BIRTH TO THE SAVIOR OF

THE WORLD.

HER RESPONSE TO THE ANGEL

WAS LET IT BE UNTO ME

ACCORDING TO YOUR WORD.

REALIZE, GOD IS WITH YOU.

AND ONCE YOU HAVE THAT, AND

THE KNOWLEDGE THAT HE IS

WITH YOU, THEN HE'LL

INSTRUCT YOU ON HOW TO BE A

PARENT, HOW TO BE A GREAT

MOTHER.

AND JUST START THINKING,

OKAY, 22 YEARS FROM NOW,

YOU'LL BE 44 AND YOUR

WONDERFUL CHILD WILL BE 22.

AND YOU GET TO START IT ALL

OVER AGAIN.

SO GOD'S WITH YOU.

NO MATTER WHAT, HE WILL

NEVER LEAVE YOU.

HE WILL NEVER NOR SAKE

FORSAKE YOU.

Terry: CHRIS SAYS, "I'M

STRUGGLING WITH SEXUAL

IMMORTALITY, AND I CAN'T

SEEM TO OVERCOME IT.

WHAT CAN I DO?"

Gordon: CHRIS, THE BEST

WAY TO DEAL WITH THIS IS

FAST.

SOME THINGS COME OUT ONLY BY

FASTING AND PRAYER.

I WOULD ENCOURAGE YOU TO DO

NOT JUST A ONE-DAY, TWO-DAY,

BUT FAST UNTIL YOU GET THE

VICTORY.

IT MAY TAKE YOU A COUPLE OF

TIMES, BUT FASTING IS THE

KEY TO BREAKING SEXUAL SIN.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM PSALM 59: "I WILL

SING OF YOUR POWER, I WILL

SING ALOUD OF YOUR MERCY IN

THE MORNING, FOR YOU HAVE

BECOME MY DEFENSE AND REFUGE

IN THE DAY OF MY TROUBLE."

FOR TERRY, FOR LEE, AND FOR

MYSELF, GOD BLESS YOU.

WE'LL SEE YOU AGAIN ON

MONDAY.

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