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The 700 Club - August 23, 2012

Author and former Navy SEAL Chad Williams shares how God changed his life. Plus, Decorated LSU female athlete Mo Isom shares her story of salvation. Read Transcript


Reporter: MO ICEM IS

SIX FEET TALL AND WANTS A

SPOTLIGHT ON THE TOP COLLEGE

TEAM IN THE COUNTRY.

HERE IS THE CATCH.

HI, I'M MO ICEM.

Reporter: HOW SHE IS

TURNING HEADS.

17 MONTHS OF TWO A DAYS,

TEARS AND SWEAT AND BLOOD

AND ALL OF THE ABOVE.

Reporter: AND HANGING

WITH THE BOYS ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB."

IF I HAD STOPPED ANY

SOONER, I THINK I WOULD JUST

BE KICKING MYSELF, PUN

PERFECTLY INTENDED.

Pat: WELL, WELCOME TO

"THE 700 CLUB."

I'M DELIGHTED TO HAVE ALL OF

YOU WITH US.

A HIGH SCHOOL GIRL IS

WORKING AT A RESTAURANT, AND

SHE MEETS A GUY WHO IS A

COLLEGE STUDENT.

SHE'S IN HIGH SCHOOL, AND

HE'S IN COLLEGE.

AND THIS MAN HAS HER WORKING

IN A STRIP CLUB THE SAME

NIGHT.

THAT'S THE SUBJECT OF A NEW

AD FEATURING THE TERRIBLE

HORRIBLES OF SEX

TRAFFICKING.

Kristi: AND NOW

MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WHO VISIT

TIME SQUARE ARE WATCHING IT,

THANKS TO AN ADVERTISING

AGENCY THAT DONATED THE

COMMERCIAL WHERE EVERYONE

CAN SA SEE IT.

Reporter: SHARED HOPE

INTERNATIONAL IS AN

UP-AND-COMING PLAYER IN THE

INTERNATIONAL FIGHT AGAINST

TRAFFICLY.

THIS SUMMER IT IS GOING

PRIME TIME THANKS TO A

THREE-MONTH 15-SECOND SPOT

IN TIMES SQUARE.

THE AD THOSE THE STORY OF

BRIANNA, A NORMAL HIGH

SCHOOL STUDENT, WHO WAS

TARGETED BY TRAFFICKERS

WHILE SHE WORKED IN A

RESTAURANT.

PART OF A PRETTY ORDINARY

FAMILY, WENT TO CHURCH,

HONOR STUDENT, AND THEY KEPT

STOPPING BY THE RESTAURANT.

AND H EVENTUALLY THEY

BROUGHT IN A SEATTLE GUY AND

SAID, GO TO COLLEGE.

HE HAD HER IN A STRIP CLUB

AND EARNING $1,000 THE SAME

NIGHT.

Reporter: SHE NOW HOPES

HER STORY WILL MOTIVATE

FAMILIES AND CHURCHES TO

START TALKING WITH THEIR

CHILDREN ABOUT THE ISSUE.

EXPERTS ESTIMATE THAT

TRAFFICKERS LURE AND EXPLOIT

100,000 AMERICAN CHILDREN

EVERY YEAR, AND SMITH SAYS

MANY INTACT FAMILIES FALSELY

BELIEVE THEIR KIDS ARE

SAFE.

WE'RE TRYING TO GET THE

MESSAGE OUT THAT COMMON MEN

ARE SHOPPING, AND COMMON

GIRLS IN OUR SOCIETY ARE

BEING SOLD IN THE COMMERCIAL

SEX INDUSTRY.

Reporter: AND SHARED

HOPE IS HOPING TO GET ITS

MESSAGE OUT TO TOP POLÍTICOS

THIS YEAR.

IT IS NINE BILLBOARDS LIKE

THIS IN TAMPA, JUST IN TIME

FOR THE G.O.P. CONVENTION.

IT ALSO PLANS TO ADVERTISE

IN CHARLOTTE FOR THE

DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION NEXT

MONTH.

HEATHER CELLS, CBN NEWS.

Pat: THANKS, HEATHER.

I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT CBN

IS WORKING IN THIS FIELD TO

HOPE THESE GIRLS.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

TAKING IT ON.

IF YOU READ ISAIAH 58, IT IS

ONE OF THOSE THINGS.

YOU DELIVER PEOPLE FROM

BONDAGE.

AS MANY AS A MILLION PEOPLE

ARE TRAFFICKED EACH YEAR.

YOUNG BOYS, YOUNG GIRLS, AND

IT IS INSIDIOUS AND IT IS

VICIOUS.

AND WE ALSO, AT REGENT

UNIVERSITY, HAVE A CENTER

FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE, WHERE

WE'RE TRAINING PEOPLE HOW TO

GO INTO COUNTRIES AND GET

LAWS PASSED TO PROTECT THESE

PEOPLE LEGALLY.

SO THERE IS A LOT GOING ON.

TERRY, WELCOME BACK,

DARLING.

Terry: I WANT TO SAY

"ORPHANS' PROMISE" IS

WORKING WITH REGENT

UNIVERSITY ON THAT BECAUSE

YOUNG KIDS WITHOUT FAMILIES

ARE ALSO VICTIMIZED EASILY

IN THIS PLIGHT.

IT IS GREAT TO BE BACK WITH

YOU.

I MISSED YOU.

Pat: WELL, I MISSED

YOU.

AND YOU'VE BEEN IN --

Terry: MONGOLIA.

"ORPHAN'S PROMISE" HAS THREE

GREAT PROJECTS THERE.

BUT, PAT, IT IS SO

PRISTINELY BEAUTIFUL OUT

THERE IN THE COUNTRY, AND

THE PEOPLE ARE BEAUTIFUL.

IT WAS A WONDERFUL TRIP.

WE'LL BRING YOU SOME GREAT

STORIES.

Pat: YOU'VE GOT

PICTURES?

Terry: GOT PICTURES.

Pat: WELCOME BACK.

Terry: THANK YOU.

Pat: LEE WEBB HAS MORE

OF OUR TOP STORIES.

Lee: PAT, MITT ROMNEY

WANTS THE U.S. TO BE ENERGY

ININDEPENDENT BY THE YEAR

2020.

HIS PROPOSALS ARE AIMED AT

CREATING MORE THAN THREE

MILLION NEW JOBS.

THEY INCLUDE OPENING UP MORE

FEDERAL AREAS FOR DRILLING

ON LAND AND OFFSHORE.

ROMNEY'S PLAN COMES AFTER

THE NON-PARTISAN

CONGRESSIONAL OFFICE ISSUED

A NEW WARNING OF A POSSIBLE

RECESSION.

THE C.E.O. SAYS WASHINGTON

HAS TO ACT AGAINST GOING

OVER A SO-CALLED FISCAL

CLIFF.

IF BUSH'S TAX CUT EXPIRED,

TAXES WOULD GO UP.

AND THE BUDGET OFFICE SAYS

THAT WOULD SERIOUSLY HURT

OUR ECONOMY.

Pat: AND THEY'RE SAYING

WE'RE FACING ANOTHER

TRILLION DOLLAR DEBT.

OBAMA CAN POINT WITH PRIDE

AT SPENDING MORE MONEY THAN

ANY OTHER PRESIDENT IN THE

HISTORY OF AMERICA.

AS THESE CONVENTIONS COME

CLOSE, YOU'LL HEAR A LOT OF

HOOPLA, BUT THE AMERICAN

PEOPLE ARE NOT FOOLS.

AND THEY KNOW THERE IS

SOMETHING TERRIBLY WRONG

WHEN THERE IS AN 8.3%

UNEMPLOYMENT.

AND MANY, MANY PEOPLE ARE

FORCED TO LIVE ON FOOD

STAMPS.

THE C.E.O. IS SUPPOSED TO BE

NON-PARTISAN.

THEY'RE WARNING IF THE

CONGRESS DOES NOT REENACT

THOSE TAX CUTS, AND THEY PUT

IN DRACONIAN SPENDING

MEASURES, WHICH SOUNDS LIKE

A NICE THING TO DO -- IF

THEY DO THAT, WE'RE GOING TO

GO OFF WHAT THEY CALL A

FISCAL CLIFF, AND IT WILL

SEND US INTO A SERIOUS

RECESSION.

OKAY, LET'S GO BACK TO LEE.

Lee: PAT, REPUBLICAN

NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

REREIS PREIBUS THEY WILL

NOT APOLOGIZE FOR BEING PRO

LIFE.

THEY TALK ABOUT THE COMMENT

BY TODD AIKINS ABOUT RAPE

AND ABORTION.

THEY SAY THE MEDIA'S ATTEMPT

TO DIVIDE IS EXTREME ON THE

ABORTION ISSUE AND IT'S

NONSENSE.

JUST BECAUSE TODD AIKINS

SAYS SOMETHING BIOLOGICALLY

BIZARRE DOESN'T MEAN THAT

LIFE DOESN'T BEGIN AT

CONCEPTION.

WE'RE A PRO LIFE PARTY, AND

WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A PRO

LIFE PARTY.

I THINK WE LIVE IN A PRO

LIFE COUNTRY.

SO I LIKE WHERE WE SIT ON

THIS ISSUE.

Lee: ALSO ON DAVID'S

SHOW THIS WEEK, NEWT

GINGRICH AND CNN'S WOLF

BLITZER.

YOU CAN SEE "THE BRODY FILE"

EVERY FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH

THE ELECTION.

TROPICAL STORM ISAAC COULD

SUPPOSE A THREAT TO THE

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL

CONVENTION IN FLORIDA.

METEOROLOGISTS SAY THERE IS

A CHANCE IT WILL HIT DURING

THE CONVENTION.

THAT HAS ORGANIZERS AND THE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

WATCHING CLOSELY.

WE'VE BEEN ON THE PHONE A

LOT THIS MORNING TALKING

WITH FEMA, THE DEPARTMENT OF

DEFENSE, AND OUR R.N. C.

PARTNERS.

Reporter: ORGANIZERS

SAY THEY'RE MAKING THE

PREPARATIONS, AND KEEPING

THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO IN

MIND, INCLUDING POSTPONING

THE CONVENTION.

ALL OF THIS HAPPENING AS WE

APPROACH THE 20th

ANNIVERSARY OF HURRICANE

ANDREW HITTING FLORIDA.

Pat: I WAS THERE IN THE

AFTERMATH OF ANDREW.

YOU NEVER SAW SUCH

DEVASTATION.

THERE WAS A TORNADO IN THE

MIDDLE OF A HURRICANE.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 210 MILES

PER HOUR.

YOU CAN'T CONCEIVE THE

DEVASTATION THAT TOOK PLACE

WITH ANDREW.

I DON'T THINK THIS STORM

POSSESS THAT KIND OF A

THREAT, BUT IT IS TERRIBLE.

WHO IS GOING TO FLORIDA?

IF THEY GET STUCK, THERE IS

MAYBE NO WATER, NO FOOD, NO

MEDICINE.

IT IS NOT GOING TO BE A FUN

SCENE.

THE MAYOR SAID HE IS

PERFECTLY PREPARED AT THIS

POINT TO ISSUE AN ORDER

CANCELLING THAT CONVENTION.

THEY PROBABLY SHOULD.

NOBODY PAYS ANY ATTENTION TO

CONVENTIONS.

IT USED TO BE CONVENTIONS

WERE VERY EXCITING BECAUSE

YOU NEVER KNEW WHO WAS GOING

TO BE THE NOMINEE.

SO THEY WENT BALLOT AFTER

BALLOT AFTER BALLOT, AND

SOME DARK HORSE EMERGES FROM

THE MIDWEST AND HE BECOMES A

CANDIDATE.

NOW IT IS ALL CUT AND DRY,

AND IT IS A SHOW.

THE NETWORKS SAY WE GET PAID

MORE FOR OUR OWN SHOWS THAN

YOUR SHOWS SO WE'RE NOT

GOING TO DO IT.

SO EVEN ANN ROMNEY IS

GETTING BUMPED IN THIS ONE.

Lee: TROPICAL STORM

ISAAC IS EXPECTED TO REACH

HURRICANE STRENGTH BEFORE

HITTING HAITI AND THE

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

OVERNIGHT.

CBN IS MAKING PREPARATIONS.

PRESIDENT BILL HORNE TELLS

US MORE.

THE STAFF HERE IS WORKING

ON THE HURRICANE THAT IS

HEADED THIS WAY.

IT IS HEADED FOR THE U.S.,

WE'RE AFRAID.

HURRICANE ISAAC.

RIGHT NOW IN ITS CURRENT

TRACK, IT IS HEADED RIGHT

SMACK AT HAITI, ABOUT 8:00

FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

IF THAT HAPPENS, IT IS GOING

TO BE DEVASTATING TO THAT

COUNTRY.

IF THERE IS TORRENTIAL RAIN,

THE WAY THERE ALWAYS IS WITH

A HURRICANE, THERE IS GOING

TO BE FLOODING AND ALL KINDS

OF WIND DAMAGE.

WE OPERATE A CHILDREN'S HOME

FOR 64 ABANDON CHILDREN WHO

WERE BORN WITH

DISABILITIES.

BUT THAT WHOLE FACILITY IS

SUBJECT TO DAMAGE, TO

FLOODING, AND TO WIND

DAMAGE.

WE'RE PREPARING FOR THAT NOW

BY PUTTING IN EXTRA BOTTLED

WATER.

WE'VE CRANKED UP OUR

CHLORINE GENERATION.

WE'RE GENERATING ENOUGH

CHLORINE IN OUR COMPOUND TO

DISINFECT OVER THREE MILLION

GALLONS A DAY.

THERE WILL BE CHLOR

CHLORERA-INFECTED WATER

EVERYWHERE.

THIS DEVICE THAT I'M

BRINGING WITH ME HERE --

THIS IS A PORTABLE DEVICE.

I'LL BE CARRYING THIS WITH

ME ON THE PLANE.

AND IN ABOUT AN HOUR, I CAN

PRODUCE FIVE GALLONS OF

SOLUTION WITH THIS DEVICE

RIGHT HERE, THAT IS ADEQUATE

TO DISINFECT 1,000 GALLONS

OF WATER.

WE HAVE A BOAT THAT WE USE

DOWN THERE FOR EMERGENCIES

AND R RESCUE.

DAVID DARWIN AND I WILL BE

ON OUR WAY TO JOIN OUR TEAM

ALREADY ON THE GROUND

GETTING READY.

WHAT WE WOULD LOVE IS

EVERYONE WATCHING THIS WOULD

PRAY FOR THE PEOPLE OF HAITI

AND PRAY FOR OUR TEAM DOWN

THERE.

WE WOULD SURE APPRECIATE

THAT.

Lee: WE WILL BE DOING

THAT.

THE WILDFIRES OUT WEST ARE

PROVING TO BE EXPENSIVE.

THEY HAVE COVERED MORE THAN

SEVEN MILLION ACRES AND IT

IS BUSTING STATE BUDGETS.

UTAH HAS SPENT $50 MILLION

SO FAR THIS YEAR.

IT'S FIREFIGHTING BUDGET IS

$3 MILLION A YEAR.

WASHINGTON STATE OFFICIALS

EXPECT TO SPEND ABOUT

$20 MILLION, THAT'S WELL

ABOVE THE 11 MILLION IT HAS

SET ASIDE.

MONTANA HAS SPENT ABOUT

$25 MILLION.

IT HAS GONE THROUGH ITS CASH

RESERVES FOR NATURAL

DISASTERS AND WILL HAVE TO

USE SURPLUS MONEY FROM ITS

GENERAL FUND.

IN TODAY'S INCREASINGLY

SECULAR CULTURE, YOU WOULD

THINK A BIBLE QUIZ SHOW

WOULD BE BE A RATINGS

GAMBLE.

BUT G.S.N. DEBUTS ITS BIBLE

QUIZ SHOW.

I SPOKE TO JEFF FOXWORTHY

AND ASKED HIM WHY HE IS

TAKING ON THE CHALLENGE.

WHEN THEY FIRST ASKED ME

ABOUT IT, I HAD TO STEP

BACK.

AND I THOUGHT, IS IT OKAY TO

DO A GAME SHOW ABOUT THE

BIBLE?

HERE IS THE GAME THAT SOLD

ME.

EVERY TEAM THAT PLAYS ON THE

SHOW, NOBODY IS TRYING TO

WINNING IT FOR THEMSELVES.

THEY'RE TAKING THAT MONEY

AND LOVING ON SOMEBODY IN

THEIR COMMUNITY, WHETHER IT

IS A FOOD BANK OR KIDS WITH

CANCER.

Lee: I FEEL LIKE THIS

SHOW IS NOT GOING TO BE A

DRY, ACADEMIC AFFAIR LIKE

JEOPARDY.

YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE A LOT

OF FUN.

IF YOU BELIEVE GOD GIVES

US OUR ATTRIBUTES, ONE OF

THOSE IS JOY.

HOW DO YOU MAKE THIS

RELEVANT, BUT STILL BE

RESPECTFUL AND HAVE FUN, BUT

MAKE IT CONTEMPORARY.

WE HAVE GAMES ON THERE LIKE

"C.S.I. HOLY LAND," AND WE

TELL YOU ABOUT A CRIME AND

YOU SAY WHERE THEY DID IT.

THE EFFORT IS TO HAVE FUN

AND TO MAKE IT RELEVANT IN

TODAY'S WORLD.

Lee: IS IT YOUR HOPE TO

BE ABLE TO APPEAL TO

NON-BELIEVERS AS WELL?

YEAH.

WELL, YOU KNOW, I THINK AS A

GROUP, AS CHRISTIANS, IF WE

HAVE A FLAW IT'S SOMETIMES

WE DON'T CONVEY THE JOY OF

WHAT WE BELIEVE.

YOU KNOW, AND SO IF YOU CAN

DO THIS IN A WAY -- AND IF

WE WERE ALL OUT THERE LOVING

ON SOMEBODY ELSE, I THINK

PEOPLE ON THE OUTSIDE WOULD

LOOK AND GO, WELL, I WANT IN

ON THAT.

I WANT TO BE A PART OF

THAT.

Lee: AND IF YOU'D LIKE

TO BE IN ON THAT, WE INVITE

YOU TO JOIN "THE AMERICAN

BIBLE CHALLENGE," AND IT

PREMIERES TONIGHT ON G.S.N.

YOU CAN SEE MY ENTIRE

INTERVIEW WITH JEFF

FOXWORTHY, AND HE TALKS

ABOUT HIS OWN WALK WITH

CHRIST.

HE WAS LIVING IN THE

HOLLYWOOD AREA FOR A NUMBER

OF YEARS WITH HIS FAMILY,

AND THOUGHT THEY NEEDED A

MORE NORMAL LIFESTYLE, SO

THEY MOVED BACK TO HIS HOME

TOWN IN ATLANTA.

EVERY WEEK HE GOES TO THE

ATLANTA UNION MISSION AND

CONDUCTS A BIBLE STUDY

THERE.

HE IS THE REAL DEAL.

Pat: HE IS NOT ONLY THE

REAL DEAL, HE IS A VERY

FUNNY GUY.

HE IS IN A TEAM OF COMICS

WHO ARE JUST HILARIOUS.

WHAT A FUN GAME SHOW.

AND BACK FROM OOLAN BACKTAR,

THE HEART OF OUTER MONGOLIA

IS OUR DEAR HOST, TERRY.

Terry: I AM SO GLAD TO

BE BACK.

THE BEST PART OF GOING IS

COMING BACK.

COMING UP, REFUGEES FROM

WAR-TORN COUNTRIES FOUND A

SAFE HAVEN AND SOMETHING

MORE.

AND LATER, THE SOCCER STAR

WHO WANTS TO SHATTER COLLEGE

FOOTBALL'S GLASS CEILING.

Pat: I HAPPENED TO SEE

IN THE NEWS, YOU REMEMBER

"MURPHY BROWN," THE TV SHOW,

MURPHY WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A

SINGLE WOMAN.

SHE WAS GOING TO GET

ARTIFICIALLY INSEMINATED

BECAUSE SHE WANTED TO HAVE A

BABY.

SO THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE

UNITED STATES, DAN QUAYLE,

CAME OUT AND SAID HE THOUGHT

THAT WAS GIVING A BAD

EXAMPLE FOR YOUNG WOMEN.

AND SO IT WAS A BIG

CONTROVERSY.

AND THE MEDIA JUMPED ALL

OVER DAN QUAYLE AND MOCKED

EVERYTHING HE DID, INCLUDING

THE TIME WHEN HE WAS IN AN

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND THEY

WERE HAVING A SPELLING

QUIZ.

DO YOU REMEMBER THAT?

Terry: I DO.

Pat: AND ONE OF HIS

AIDES PUT UP THE SPELLING OF

POTATO AND HELD IT UP BEHIND

HIM.

SO THIS GIRL WAS SPELLING

POTATO, AND THE CREW CARD

HAD IT ENDING IN AN "E," AND

THE MEDIA CRUCIFIED HIM.

THIS MAN IS TEACHING SCHOOL

IN ECONOMICS.

HE IS NOT EXACTLY A DUMMY.

WE HAVE A PRESIDENT OF THE

UNITED STATES WHO WAS IN A

MEETING, FROM WHAT I WAS

HEARING, WHO MISSPELLED --

GUESS WHAT?

Terry: I CAN'T

IMAGINE.

Pat: OHIO.

Terry: HOW DO YOU

MISSPELL OHIO.

Pat: HE DID IT.

DID YOU READ ABOUT IT?

NO.

BUT YOU HEARD PLENTY ABOUT

DAN QUAYLE AND POTATO.

SO YOU CAN'T SPELL OHIO.

MY WIFE IS FROM OHIO, AND

SHE IS TOTALLY OFFENDED.

DEEPLY OFFENDED.

AND DREW PARK, OUR PRODUCER,

IS FROM OHIO.

WE WERE JUST TALKING ABOUT

WHAT IT IS LIKE TO EAT YACK

IN OUTER COLUMBUS.

Terry: I CAN RELATE.

Pat: YOU CAN RELATE.

WISCONSIN.

IMAGINE THIS, PEOPLE FROM 31

DIFFERENT LANGUAGE GROUPS

ALL LIVING IN THE SAME

APARTMENT COMPLEX.

AND THAT COMPLEX IS LOCATED

RIGHT HERE IN THE U.S.A.

THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES ARE

FLOODING INTO ONE COUNTRY

EVERY YEAR.

AND AS CHARLENE ISRAEL

REPORTS, MANY OF THEM ARE

HEADING TO ONE OF MY

FAVORITE CITIES, WHERE WE

LIVED FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF

TIME.

I'VE GOT THREE MADE-IN-TEXAS

GRANDCHILDREN, AND THEY LIVE

IN DALLAS, TEXAS.

Reporter: THIS SCENE OF

U.S. TROOPS TOPPLING IRAQI

DICTATOR SADDAM HUSSEIN MADE

NEWS AROUND THE WORLD.

IT ALSO GAVE ABNER ABRAHAM

THE FEELING OF FREEDOM FOR

THE FIRST TIME.

I'M SO THANKFUL FOR THE

U.S. TROOPS, ALL OUR HEROS,

AND SUCH A GREAT JOB.

Reporter: AND AMERICA'S

MILITARY PUT HIM TO WORK AS

A TRANSLATOR FOR U.S. AND

COALITION FORCES.

IT WAS A SAFE HOUSE FOR

SADDAM'S COUSIN IN OUR

NEIGHBORHOOD.

THE U.S. ARMY TOOK OVER THAT

SAFE HOUSE.

THE NEXT DAY I WELCOMED

THEM.

I SAID I LIVE HERE AND KNOW

THE AREA, AND I SPEAK 50%

ENGLISH AND I'M READY TO

HELP YOU GUYS.

THEY SAID, SURE.

Reporter: THAT HELP

ALSO MADE HIM A TARGET OF

THE TALIBAN.

I DIDN'T WANT TO PUT MY

FAMILY AT RISK.

I FELT IT WAS A TIME FOR ME

TO LEAVE COUNTRY.

Reporter: BUT GETTING

OUT WAS NOT EASY.

I GOT BLOWN UP IN 2007.

A ROOF-SIDE BOMB.

THEY TOLD ME YOU CAN'T WALK

ANYMORE.

Reporter: MIRACULOUSLY,

ABNER RECOVERED AND MOVED TO

THE U.S. UNDER A SPECIAL

GOVERNMENT VISA PROGRAM.

HE SETTLED IN DALLAS,

TEXAS.

ABNER JOINED A GROANING

GROWING NUMBER OF REFUGEES

IN THIS AREA, MANY COME FROM

IRAQ, BURMA, AND BITON.

MANY ARE DRAWN HERE BECAUSE

OF FAMILY TIES.

THE STATE DEPARTMENT ASSIGNS

REFUGEES TO PLACES WHERE

THEY HAVE RELATIVES, JOB

OPPORTUNITIES, AND A

COMMUNITY.

MANY OF THE REFUGEES IN THE

DALLAS AREA ARE HOUSED IN

THIS APARTMENT COMPLEX,

WHICH IS MADE UP OF VARIOUS

ETHNIC GROUPS FROM DIFFERENT

COUNTRIES.

REFUGEES FROM MORE THAN 31

LANGUAGE GROUPS LIVE HERE IN

VICTORY MEADOW, JUST EAST OF

INTERSTATE 75.

LEADERS FROM NORTHWEST BIBLE

CHURCH SAW THE MANY NEEDS OF

REFUGEES, FROM LEARNING

ENGLISH TO HOW TO INSTALL A

CHILD'S CAR SEAT.

HERE, YOU KNOW, YOU HAVE

TO GO GET YOUR SOCIAL

SECURITY AND TRAVEL LICENSE,

GET A CAR AND AN APARTMENT.

Reporter: NORTHWEST

CHURCH HAS ESTABLISHED A

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS WHERE

REFUGEES LEARN MARKETABLE

SKILLS, SUCH AS SEWING.

WOMEN FROM IRAQ, BURMA, AND

ELSEWHERE MEET ONCE A WEEK

TO FILL PURSES THEY CAN SELL

TO MAKE MONEY FOR THEIR

FAMILIES.

IF I GO SOMEWHERE IN

SOUTHEAST ASIA, THAT IS

MISSIONS.

BUT WHAT GOD HAS CALLED US

TO DO IS LIVE TRANS

TRANSFORMATIONAL BONDS.

Reporter: WAR FORCED

JALIL TO LEAVE IRAQ IN

1982.

I STARTED WITH NOTHING.

WITH TWO BROTHERS AHEAD OF

ME AND ALSO ALMOST NOTHING.

BUT THE LORD IS GRACIOUS,

AND I LEARNED MORE ENGLISH

AND LEARNED ABOUT LIFE.

Reporter: TODAY HE

PASTORS DALLAS' ONLY ARABIC

BIBLE CHURCH.

THERE ARE PEOPLE LIKE ABNER

WHO CONVERTED FROM ISLAM TO

CHRISTIANITY.

HE CREDITS JALIL FOR HELPING

HIM GROW IN HIS FAITH.

JALIL WAS ALWAYS THERE TO

ANSWER MY QUESTIONS AND

COUNSEL ME.

Reporter: JALIL POINTS

OUT THAT GOVERNMENT

ASSISTANCE FOR REFUGEES ENDS

AFTER ABOUT SIX MONTHS.

THAT'S WHY HE STEPS IN AND

TRIES TO HELP THEM FIND

HOMES AND JOBS.

HE ALSO BELIEVES THE CHURCH

CAN DO MORE.

WE NEED TO LOVE THOSE

PEOPLE.

WE NEED TO SERVE THEM, AND

WE NEED TO GET ALL OF THE

CHURCHES INVOLVED IN HAVING

PROGRAMS TO EDUCATE THE

CHURCH ABOUT THE LIVING OF

THESE PEOPLE, THE BACKGROUND

OF THESE PEOPLE, AND HOW TO

REACH THEM FOR CHRIST.

I FELL IN LOVE WITH JESUS

BECAUSE OF THE WAY HOW HE

IS, LOVE, GRACE, FREEDOM,

HAPPINESS, JOY.

EVERYTHING.

I CALL JESUS A PACKAGE, BY

THE WAY.

WHEN YOU OPEN IT, YOU FIND

EVERYTHING IN THAT PACKAGE.

Reporter: CHARLENE

ISRAEL, CBN NEWS, DALLAS,

TEXAS.

Pat: THAT'S BEAUTIFUL.

THERE ARE SOME NICE PEOPLE

IN DALLAS.

AND THEY'RE WARM AND

WONDERFUL WELCOMING THOSE

PEOPLE.

Terry: IT'S A GREAT

CITY.

Pat: THEY HAVE FABULOUS

RESTAURANTS.

Terry: BIG "D" HAS

FABULOUS EVERYTHING.

Pat: THE BEST FAJITAS.

THEY'VE TORN IT DOWN, BUT,

MAN, THE FAJITAS WERE GOOD.

BETTER THAN YACK MEAT.

Terry: LOTS IS BETTER

THAN YACK MEAT.

THIS WEEK, MO ICEM IS TRYING

TO EARN A SPOT AS A KICKER

ON THE L.S.U. FOOTBALL

TEAM.

BUT NOT LONG AGO, SHE

STRUGGLED TO GET OUT OF HER

CAR ALIVE.

I DON'T KNOW HOW I LOST

CONTROL OF MY CAR.

AND I FIND MYSELF UP SIDE

DOWN, HANGING BY MY SEAT

BELT IN A RAVINE AT 1:30 IN

THE MORNING.

I WOKE UP CHOKING ON MY OWN

BLOOD.

I WAS VOMITING BLOOD.

Terry: HEAR WHY SHE

SAYS THAT WAS ONE OF THE

MOST COMFORTING MOMENTS OF

HER LIFE.

THAT'S NEXT.

Terry: AS A SOCCER STAR

WITH A BOOMING LEG, MO ICEM

CAUGHT THE ATTENTION OF

"SPORTS ILLUSTRATED." SHE

ONCE NAILED A GOAL FROM

90 YARDS OUT, AND THAT PLAY

MADE IT ON TO ESPN'S

HIGHLIGHT REAL.

HER FULL NAME IS MARY

MORLAND ICEM, WAS MADE

HOMECOMING QUEEN BEFORE

92,000 FANS.

NOW MO DOESN'T JUST WANT TO

BE ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD

DURING HALF TIME.

SHE WANTS A STARRING ROLE

DURING THE GAME ITSELF.

Reporter: FOOTBALL, IT

HAS ALWAYS BEEN A MAN'S

GAME.

AND IT'S BEEN THAT WAY FOR

OVER 100 YEARS.

BUT HERE AT LOUISIANA STATE

UNIVERSITY IN BATON ROUCHE,

THERE IS ONE WOMAN WHO HOPES

TO TAKE THE FIELD WITH THE

GUYS.

HI, I'M MO ICEM.

Reporter: MO WANTS TO

BE A PLACE KICKER FOR ONE OF

THE TOP COLLEGE FOOTBALL

PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY.

17 MONTHS OF TWO A DAYS,

TEARS AND SWEAT AND BLOOD

AND ALL OF THE ABOVE.

IF I HAD STOPPED ANY SOONER,

I THINK I WOULD JUST BE

KICKING MYSELF, PUN

PERFECTLY INTENDED.

Reporter: MO SHOWED

ATHLETIC ABILITY AT A YOUNG

AGE.

AT 12, SHE WAS TRAINING WITH

19-YEAR-OLD SOCCER PLAYERS.

AFTER SHE GREW SEVEN INCHES

IN ONE YEAR, HER 6-FOOT

STATURE MADE HER A FORCE TO

CONTEND WITH.

I CERTAINLY UNDERSTOOD

THE IMPORTANCE OF HARD

WORK.

YES, THINGS SORT OF FELL

INTO MY LAP, BUT I HAD TO

WORK HARD TO MAINTAIN THEM.

Reporter: BY HIGH

SCHOOL, SHE WAS CONSIDERED

BY THE SOCCER TEAMS, AND SHE

WAS ALSO MODELING.

BUT WITH CLASSMATES, SHE

FELT OUT OF PLACE.

I WAS THE GIANT.

I WAS THE HUGE GIRL.

I HAD TO BEAR THOSE TYPES OF

COMMENTS ON A DAILY BASIS IN

HIGH SCHOOL.

WHERE ALL I WANT IS TO BE

ACCEPTED AND TO FIT, AND I

DEVELOPED AN EATING DISORDER

THAT JUST OVERCAME MAY

LIFE.

Reporter: THE ONLY

THING THAT KEPT MO FROM

STARVING HERSELF WAS HER

PASSION FOR SOCCER.

SHE NEEDED FUEL TO PLAY, SO

DIET PILLS AND SUPPLEMENTS

FILLED IN FOR FOOD.

RAISED IN A CHRISTIAN HOME,

MO FELT GUILT OVER WHAT SHE

HAD BEEN DOING.

BY HER SENIOR YEAR, MO HAD

ENOUGH.

I'M REALLY EMPTY.

SO PHYSICALLY, EMOTIONALLY,

AND SPIRITUALLY, I'M EMPTY.

SCRIPTURE TELLS US, COME TO

ME, ALL WHO ARE WEARY, AND

I'LL GIVE YOU REST.

SO I JUST SORT OF OPENED MY

HEART BACK UP TO THE LORD,

AND WAS IMMEDIATELY FILLED

WITH THIS COURAGE TO COME

CLEAN TO MY MOM, MY DAD, AND

MY FAMILY ABOUT WHAT I HAD

BEEN DOING.

Reporter: MO GOT

COUNSELLING AND REGAINED HER

HEALTH.

WHEN SHE ARRIVED AT L.S.U.

ON A FULL SCHOLARSHIP, SHE

HAD A RECORD-SETTING YEAR.

AT THE END OF THAT

FRESHMAN SEASON, TRULY I

FELT UNTOUCHABLE.

IT WAS LIKE, IF THIS IS WHAT

IT MEANS TO BE A CHRISTIAN,

THIS IS GREAT.

BECAUSE IT WAS JUST RAINING

DOWN THE BLESSINGS AND THE

SUCCESSES, AND I AM LIKE

OVERWHELMED.

THIS IS AWESOME, AND IT WAS

SMOOTH SAILING.

BUT, YOU'RE RIGHT, MY LIFE

HAS BEEN THESE HIGHEST OF

HIGHS, AND THE LOWEST OF

LOWS.

THE MOMENT THE THREE POLICE

OFFICERS WALK INTO THE ROOM

MY MOM, MY SISTER AND I WERE

IN, AND TOLD US THEY HAD

FOUND MY DAD'S REMAINS, THE

WORLD FROZE.

Reporter: ON JANUARY 3,

2009, MO'S FATHER COMMITTED

SUICIDE.

HE WAS ONE OF HER BIGGEST

SUPPORTERS.

MO AND HER FAMILY WERE

CRUSHED.

IT JUST DIDN'T MAKE ANY

SENSE, WHAT WAS HAPPENING.

AND I FELT SO BETRAYED BY

THIS GOD THAT EVERYONE

CONSISTENTLY TELLS ME LOVES

US SO MUCH.

AND NOW SUDDENLY MY HEART

WAS BROKEN.

AND I DIDN'T FEEL ANYTHING.

AND SO I TOOK OFF RUNNING.

I WANTED NOTHING TO DO WITH

GOD.

Reporter: MO BECAME THE

PARTY GIRL AND PRETENDED

EVERYTHING WAS FINE.

I HAD REALLY JUST COME

TO, LIKE, MY BREAKING

POINT.

IT HAD ALMOST BEEN A YEAR

SINCE THE LOSS OF MY FATHER,

AND I WAS EXHAUSTED.

YOU KNOW, I WAS JUST WORN

OUT.

Reporter: IN NOVEMBER

OF THAT YEAR, MO WAS ON HER

WAY HOME TO GEORGIA FOR

THANKSGIVING.

I WAS SORT OF YELLING AT

GOD.

I WAS JUST MAD.

I SAID, YOU KNOW WHAT?

I DON'T BELIEVE YOU LOVE ME

THE WAY YOU SAY THAT YOU

LOVE ME.

IF YOU'RE SO REAL, PROVE

IT.

I JUST DON'T KNOW HOW I LOST

CONTROL OF MY CAR.

AND I FIND MYSELF UP SIDE

DOWN, HANGING BY MY SEAT

BELT IN A RAVINE AT 1:30 IN

THE MORNING.

I WOKE UP CHOKING ON MY OWN

BLOOD.

UI WAI WAS VOMITING BLOOD.

Reporter: MO HAD A REAL

ENCOUNTER WITH GOD.

AND THAT WAS THE MOMENT.

I HAD NEVER FELT SO WRAPPED

IN THE ARMS OF THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

I COULD FEEL GOD'S

PRESENCE.

I THINK IT WAS THAT MOMENT

WHERE I ACCEPTED THAT GOD

WAS REAL AND THAT HIS SON

WAS REAL IN MY HEART.

AND I GOT IT BECAUSE IT WAS

A FEELING THAT JUST

OVERWHELMED ME.

Reporter: BUT HER

INJURIES LANDED HER IN THE

HOSPITAL.

I BROKE MY NECK, THE RIBS

DOWN THE LEFT SIDE OF MY

BODY, DAMAGED MY LUNGS, MY

LIVER, MY FACE.

AND MOST SEVERELY, I HAD

SOME BRAIN CONTUSIONS.

AND THAT, IRONICALLY ENOUGH,

LEFT ME WITH AN UNBELIEVABLE

STUTTER.

Reporter: SHE RECOVERED

AFTER AN EXTENSIVE

REHABILITATION, AND FINISHED

HER FOUR YEARS ON THE SOCCER

TEAM AS THE MOST DECORATED

PLAYER IN THE HISTORY OF

L.S.U.

I LOOK BACK NOW AND THINK

WITHOUT GOD'S HANDS ON THAT

RECOVERY, I WOULD NEVER HAVE

BEEN ABLE TO RETURN IN TIME

FOR SOCCER.

IT WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE.

Reporter: TODAY MO IS

IN GRADUATE SCHOOL, AND

TRAINS DAILY WITH 99 PREMIER

ATHLETES.

BUT WHY?

IT WAS JANUARY OF 2011,

AND I DON'T TELL TOO MANY

PEOPLE THIS, BUT GOD JUST

CHALLENGED ME TO BUILD MY

PLATFORM FOR HIM.

Reporter: BUT MO WAS

UNSURE OF HOW THE FOOTBALL

TEAM WOULD ACCEPT HER TRYING

OUT.

I STEPPED INTO THE

PROCESS AND WAS GREETED BY

NOTHING BUT OPEN DOORS.

Reporter: AS THE

FOOTBALL SEASON NEARS AND

THE GAMES BEGIN, MO WILL TRY

TO SECURE HER ROLE AS A

PLACE KICKER FOR THE

TIGERS.

BUT WHATEVER THE OUTCOME,

SHE KNOWS THE ONE WHO HAS

THE PlayBook.

*

* SO MANY SONGS ARE SUNG

ABOUT YOU *

* I'M STILL YOURS

* FOREVER

GOD OVERWHELMED MY

HEART.

AND, YOU KNOW, IT HAS BEEN

THIS LIFETIME OF UPS AND

DOWNS.

BUT I WOULDN'T CHANGE A DAY

OF IT BECAUSE IT HAS

PROVIDED ME THE OPPORTUNITY

TO NOT ONLY GROW AS A

PERSON, BUT TO SHINE LIGHT

AND JOY AND HOPE TO OTHER

PEOPLE THROUGH MY

EXPERIENCES.

Terry: THE TRUTH IS

LIFE IS FILLED WITH UPS AND

DOWNS.

THAT'S TRUE FOR EVERY ONE OF

US.

THE THING IS, WHERE DO WE

COME OUT AT THE END OF IT?

WHAT DO WE LEARN FROM ALL OF

THAT?

WHAT DO WE DO WITH OUR

LIVES?

WHY ARE WE HERE?

IS GOD REAL AND DOES HE

REALLY LOVE YOU THE WAY HE

SAYS HE DOES?

THAT'S WHAT MO IS TRYING TO

SHARE WITH YOU AND WITH ME

IN HER STORY, THAT IT'S

REAL, IT'S TRUE, AND HE

DOES.

IT'S SO EAS EASY TO GET

OVERWHELMED BY THE THINGS WE

CAN TOUCH AROUND US, WHAT WE

CAN FEEL AND SEE RIGHT IN

FRONT OF US.

GOD IS BIGGER THAN ALL OF

THAT.

SO MUCH BIGGER THAN ALL OF

THAT.

HE REALLY DOES KNOW YOU.

HE KNOWS YOUR INNER MOST

THOUGHTS.

HE KNOWS YOUR NEEDS.

AND HE DOES INVITE US, JUST

LIKE MO SAID, TO COME TO HIM

WHEN WE'RE WEARY, WHEN WE'RE

DISAPPOINTED, AND EVEN WHEN

LIFE STRIKES IN A WAY THAT

LEAVES US NOT UNDERSTANDING

AND IN A PLACE OF GREAT

LOSS.

HE IS BIGGER THAN THAT.

HE IS BIGGER THAN THAT.

AND HE HAS GOT SOMETHING

WONDERFUL FOR YOU.

IT DOESN'T MEAN WHEN GOD

SAYS THAT, OR WHEN WE SHARE

THE TRUTH OF HIS WORD WITH

YOU, THAT EVERYTHING IN YOUR

LIFE IS GOING TO BE JUST

SWELL.

THEY'RE YOU'RE NEVER GOING

TO HAVE A PROBLEM, THAT

YOU'RE NOT GOING TO LOSE

ANYTHING THAT YOU CARE

ABOUT.

IT MEANS THAT HE IS BIGGER

THAN THAT.

IT MEANS SOMETHING HAPPENS

INSIDE OF YOU AS YOU CONNECT

WITH THE CREATOR OF THE

UNIVERSE THAT LIFTS YOU UP

ABOVE ALL OF THAT.

THAT HEALS YOUR SOUL, THAT

BRINGS WHOLENESS TO YOU.

I AM THE LORD, YOUR HEALER.

THAT'S WHAT GOD SAYS IN THE

WORD.

IT DOESN'T JUST MEAN HEALING

YOUR BODY, AS MO EXPERIENCED

WHEN SHE WENT THROUGH THAT

CAR ACCIDENT.

HE MEANS HEALING THE WHOLE

NINE YARDS.

EVERYTHING, YOU'RE EMOTIONS,

YOUR PSYCHE.

EVERYTHING THAT YOU NEED, HE

IS.

SO WHY DO WE STRUGGLE?

WHY DO WE ARGUE WITH GOD

OVER IT?

WHY DO WE CHALLENGE HIM?

WHY DO WE RUN THE OTHER

WAY?

YOU KNOW, THERE IS SOMETHING

IN US THAT LIKES TO BE IN

CHARGE, THAT LIKES TO

CONTROL.

THE THING ABOUT GOD IS WHEN

WE RECOGNIZE WHO HE IS, AND

WHEN WE SAY YES TO HIM, WHAT

WE'RE SAYING IS IT'S NOT

ABOUT ME, AND I GET THAT.

IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU, GOD.

AND I WANT ALL OF YOU IN ALL

OF ME.

THAT CAN HAPPEN FOR YOU

RIGHT NOW.

NEVER TOO LATE.

IT DOESN'T MATTER WHERE

YOU'VE BEEN OR WHAT YOU'VE

DONE.

GOD LOVES YOU.

SO TODAY, RIGHT NOW, THIS

MOMENT, SAY YES.

BRING YOUR BURDENS, BRING

THE THINGS THAT MAKE YOU

FEEL HEAVY LADEN, AND PRAY

RIGHT NOW.

AND ASK HIM TO BE REAL IN

YOUR LIFE.

LET'S PRAY.

JESUS, I WANT TO KNOW YOU.

I WANT TO KNOW YOU THE WAY

MO ICEM KNOWS YOU.

I WANT YOU TO BE REAL IN MY

LIFE, THE WAY YOU'VE BEEN

REAL IN HER LIFE.

I'M COMING TO YOU BECAUSE

I'M SPENT, GOD.

I'M JUST BURNED OUT.

I DON'T HAVE THE ANSWERS.

I'M WEARY.

I'M JUST TIRED OF THE WHOLE

THING.

AND I DON'T KNOW HOW TO PUT

IT ALL INTO FOCUS.

WHAT I KNOW IS I'M NOT

ENOUGH FOR MYSELF.

I DON'T WANT TO BE ENOUGH.

IN FACT, I'M NOT JUST NOT

ENOUGH, GOD, I FALL SHORT OF

THE MARK.

I AM SO AWARE OF MY

SHORTCOMINGS.

MY SINS, THE THINGS I'VE

DONE THAT HAVE BEEN WRONG,

AND I CONFESS THAT TO YOU

TODAY.

JESUS, PLEASE FORGIVE MY

SINS.

BE THE SAVIOR OF MY LIFE, MY

SOUL.

I'M GIVING YOU ALL THAT I'VE

GOT THAT'S LEFT.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU WANT

FOR MY LIFE OR WHAT YOU WANT

TO DO IN ME OR THROUGH ME,

BUT I'M YOURS.

TODAY I'M SAYING I BELONG TO

YOU, AND I THANK YOU FOR

WAITING FOR ME, FOR LOVING

ME, FOR FORGIVING ME, FOR

OFFERING ME A BRAND NEW

START.

FILL ME WITH YOUR HOLY

SPIRIT TODAY.

TEACH ME YOUR WAYS, GOD.

I'M OPEN TO ALL YOU WANT TO

SHOW ME.

USE MY LIFE FOR SOMETHING

THAT MATTERS.

AND LOVE ME, GOD.

LOVE ME AND TEACH ME HOW TO

LOVE YOU WELL.

IN JESUS' NAME I PRAY.

AMEN.

LISTEN, IF YOU'VE PRAYED

THAT PRAYER, YOU'VE ENTERED

THE JOURNEY WITH THE GOD WHO

CREATED YOU, WHO LOVES YOU

SO MUCH.

WHAT DO YOU DO NOW?

WELL, WE PUT A PACKET

TOGETHER FOR YOU -- PAT

HAS -- AND IT IS FILLED WITH

INFORMATION.

MO TALKED ABOUT THE BIBLE,

THE CHURCH, GOD.

AND WE WANT YOU TO KNOW

THAT.

IT IS 1-800-759-0700.

AND ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS

CALL AND SAY, I PRAYED THAT

PRAYER ON TV TODAY, AND I'D

LIKE THE "NEW DAY" PACKET,

AND WE'LL GET THIS OUT TO

YOU RIGHT AWAY.

PAT?

Pat: THANKS, TERRY.

NAVY SEALS, THEY ARE TOUGH,

THEY ARE MEAN, AND THEY'RE

TRAINED TO A FINE POINT TO

BE INSERTED BEHIND ENEMY

LINES, TO DO DAMAGE SECRETLY

AND TO WITHDRAW.

AND THEY'RE THE ONES WHO

TOOK OUT OSAMA BIN LADEN.

YOU'RE GOING TO MEET A MAN

WHO WAS ALWAYS A QUITTER

UNTIL HE TRAINED TO BE A

NAVY SEAL.

HIS STORY IS CALLED "THE

SEAL OF GOD."

Reporter: WELCOME BACK

TO WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN

NEWSBREAK.

PASTOR RICK WARREN IS

CANCELLING HIS PRESIDENTIAL

FORUM AT SADDLEBACK CHURCH.

HE SAID THE PURPOSE IS FOR

CIVILITY AND RESPECT, BUT

SAYS THE CURRENT CLIMATE OF

THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

DOESN'T REFLECT THOSE VALUES

AND HE DOESN'T EXPECT IT TO

CHANGE.

BOTH PRESIDENTIAL COMPAIGNS

SAY THEIR CANDIDATES HAD NO

COMMITTED TO ATTEND THE

EVENT.

THE FORUM FEATURED BARACK

OBAMA AND JOHN McCAIN IN

2008.

CARDINAL TIMOTHY DOLLEN WILL

GIVE THE BENEDICTION AT THE

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL

CONVENTION THE NIGHT MITT

ROMNEY ACCEPTS THE

NOMINATION.

ROMNEY MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT

ON E.M.T. CATHOLIC NETWORK.

DOLLEN IS PRESIDENT OF THE

U.S. CATHOLIC BISHOPS.

THE CARDINAL'S OFFICE SAYS

HIS APPEARANCE WILL NOT BE

AN ENDORSEMENT FOR ROMNEY.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

GOING TO OUR WEBSITE AT

CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Pat: WELCOME BACK.

AS WE CONTINUE THIS EDITION

OF "THE 700 CLUB."

NAVY SEALS, THEY'RE THE

ELITE OF THE ELITE.

ONLY THE BEST MAKE IT

THROUGH TRAINING.

CHAD WILLIAMS WANTED TO BE A

SEAL HIS ENTIRE LIFE.

UNTIL HE ACTUALLY BECAME

ONE.

Reporter: WHEN CHAD

WILLIAMS DECIDED TO BECOME A

NAVY SEAL, HIS PARENTS TRIED

TO DISCOURAGE HIM.

THEY EVEN HIRED FORMER SEAL

SCOTT HELVISTON TO RUN HIM

THROUGH GRUELING ENDURANCE

TESTS TO CHANGE HIS MIND.

> INSTEAD, IT FUELED HIS

DESIRE TO IN LIST.

BUT TWO YEARS AFTER BECOMING

A NAVY SEAL --

I REALIZED IT HASN'T

DELIVERED FOR ME WHAT I

THOUGHT IT WOULD.

Reporter: IN HIS BOOK,

"SEAL OF GOD," CHAD SHARES

LESSONS HE LEARNED IN ONE OF

THE MILITARY'S MOST ELITE

FIGHTING FORCES AND WHAT

RADICALLY CHANGED HIS LIFE.

Pat: MAN, WHAT A BOOK,

?IEMPLET TH, "THE SEAL OF

GOD."

CHAD WILLIAMS IS HERE WITH

US.

AND HE LOOKS TOUGH AND

STRONG.

GOD BLESS YOU.

HEY, LISTEN, IT SOUNDED LIKE

YOU WERE DRUNK DURING MOST

OF THE TIME YOU WERE IN SEAL

TEAM TRAINING.

DID I GET THE WRONG

IMPRESSION IN YOUR BOOK?

I WAS DOING A LOT OF

DRINKING BEFORE I BECAME A

CHRISTIAN.

Pat: HOW DID YOU STAND

IT?

IT IS EXHAUSTING ENERGY, AND

YOU'RE BOOZING IT UP?

IT IS A BIZARRE THING

BECAUSE WHEN I WAS 19, 20

YEARS OLD, IT WAS ALMOST

LIKE THERE WAS NO

CONSEQUENCES FOR THE

DRINKING.

I WASN'T WAKING UP WITH

HANGOVERS.

I WAS ACTUALLY WAKING UP

LIKE, LET'S DO IT AGAIN.

Pat: YOU'VE BEEN

DRINKING ALL NIGHT, AND YOU

GET TO BED AT 5:00, 6:00 IN

THE MORNING, AND YOU GET UP

AN HOUR LATER, AND YOU'RE

OUT HITTING THE LOG ROLLING

OR WHATEVER YOU'RE DOING,

AND YOU WERE WINNING THE

COMPETITIONS.

ONE OF THE FASTEST RUNS I

HAD NEVER DONE, I WAS

THROWING UP ON THE STARTING

LINE AFTER A LONG NIGHT OF

TOO MANY SAKI BOMBS.

Pat: HOW DID YOU DO

IT?

BEING A YOUNG GUY AND I

WAS REALLY DRIVEN.

I WANTED TO DO IT ESPECIALLY

BECAUSE OF WHO SCOTT

HALVISTON WAS.

HE WAS LIKE A SECOND FATHER

TO ME AND A MENTOR, AND HE

WAS A U.S. NAVY SEAL.

HE WAS A HUGE MOTIVATOR FOR

ME IN MY LIFE.

Pat: HOW DID YOU GET

THROUGH -- THEY'VE GOT THAT

HELL WEEK, AND YOU'RE OUT

THERE SWIMMING IN FREEZING

COLD WATER, AND YOU'VE GOT

TO STAY OUT THERE FOR, WHAT,

A COUPLE OF DAYS?

HOW DO YOU DO IT?

THEY CALL IT HELL WEEK.

IT IS FIVE AND A HALF DAYS

LONG.

AND YOU GET FOUR HOURS OF

SLEEP.

THAT'S NOT FOUR HOURS OF

SLEEP A NIGHT.

THAT'S A GRAND TOTAL OF FOUR

HOURS OF SLEEP FOR THE FIVE

AND A HALF DAYS.

YOU'RE IN THE FREEZING COLD

WATER.

I REMEMBER I STARTED IN A

CLASS OF 173 GUYS, AND THE

INSTRUCTORS GOT US ALL

TOGETHER AND TOLD US ALL,

GENTLEMEN, LOOK LEFT AND

RIGHT, AND TAKE MENTAL

PICTURES OF THE PEOPLE

BESIDE YOU.

CHANCES ARE IF YOU MAKE IT

THROUGH SEAL TRAINING, THAT

MEANS THE PEOPLE YOU LOOKED

AT HAVEN'T.

OUT OF THE 173 GUYS, ONLY 13

OF THAT ORIGINAL CLASS

NUMBER MADE IT THROUGH TO

GRADUATION.

Pat: YOU'VE GOT TO DO

THE UNDERWATER STUFF AND

DEMOLITION AND WEAPONS

TRAINING.

WE HAD SOME SEALS WORKING

WITH US, AND I WENT OUT TO

THE PISTOL RANGE WITH ONE OF

THEM.

AND HE PUMPED THE MAGAZINE

WITH A LITTLE GLOCK -- HE

WASN'T OFF A

QUARTER-OF-AN-INCH.

I SAID WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?

AND HE SAYS, YOU SHOOT A

THOUSAND ROUNDS A DAY.

YOU GET TO THE POINT

WHERE YOU DON'T HAVE TO

THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU'RE

DOING.

IT JUST WORKS OUT.

Pat: ARE YOU SCARED?

WHAT MISSION DID YOU GO ON

WITH THE SEALS THAT STANDS

OUT?

PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST

SKETCHY SITUATIONS I WAS IN

WAS OVER IN IRAQ ON THE LAST

OPERATION THAT MY PARTICULAR

SEAL PLATOON WAS INVOLVED

WITH.

I CAN'T GET TOO DETAILED.

WE KNEW IT WAS OUR LAST

OPERATION.

AND WE KNEW WE WERE GOING

AFTER A GUY MAKING THESE

I.E.D.s AND SUICIDE VESTS,

BUT WE DIDN'T KNOW WE WERE

GOING TO BE AMBUSHED THAT

NIGHT.

WE ENDED UP BEING ABLE TO

TURN THE GUN FIGHT AROUND.

THANKFULLY.

MEN THAT DIED THAT NIGHT,

NOBODY ON OUR TEAM -- THE

WORST THAT HAPPENED IS ONE

OF THE GUYS THAT WAS WITH US

GOT SHOT IN THE BUTT, AND

THEY WAS LAUGHING ABOUT IT

LATER.

Pat: THAT'S A BIG

HOOT.

[LAUGHTER]

Pat: AND THE REST OF

YOU GOT OUT?

YES.

YEAH.

SO WE GOT BACK ALIVE.

I ALWAYS APPRECIATE IT WHEN

PEOPLE SAY THANK YOU FOR

YOUR SERVICE, BUT AS A

SERVICEMAN, ONE OF THE

THINGS I THINK OF IS WHAT

ABOUT THE GUYS WHO HAVE PAID

THE ULTIMATE PRICE FOR THE

SAKE OF FREEDOM.

THEY HAVE LAID DOWN THEIR

LIVES.

YOU SHOULDN'T BE THANKING

ME.

I THINK OF THOSE GUYS THAT

HAVE KISSED THEIR WIVES AND

BABIES FOR THE LAST TIME,

AND THEY DON'T EVEN KNOW

IT.

AND THEY GO OVERSEAS, AND

YOU HEAR THAT SAYING,

"FREEDOM ISN'T FREE."

MEN PAID FOR IT WITH THEIR

LIFE'S BLOOD.

THERE ARE A COUPLE OF

STORIES I LIKE TO HIGHLIGHT

TO KIND OF BRING THAT

PICTURE OUT OF WHAT TOOK

PLACE AT THE CROSS OF JESUS

CHRIST TO BRING A STRONG AND

PROPER PERSPECTIVE OF WHAT

HAPPENED.

I THINK WE CAN KIND OF BE

FAR REMOVED FROM IT

SOMETIMES.

IT HAPPENED 2,000 YEARS

AGO.

BUT WE'RE VERY SENSITIVE TO

SOLDIERS THAT DIE FOR

FREEDOM

OVERSEAS TODAY.

Pat: YOU KNOW, I WAS IN

THE MARINES.

I WAS WITH THE COMBAT

DIVISION, BUT I WASN'T DOING

ANYTHING LIKE THE SEALS ARE

DOING.

YOU GO INTO TAKE A GUY BIN

LADEN, AND YOU'VE GOT TO

PARACHUTE IN THE DEAD OF

NIGHT INTO AN ENEMY

COMPOUND.

I MEAN, DO YOU GUYS GET

SCARED, OR ARE YOU SO

WELL-TRAINED IS THAT YOU

DON'T THINK OF IT.

I'LL TELL YOU WHAT, I

THINK WE'RE SO WELL-TRAINED

THAT YOU DON'T GET SCARED.

WE GO THROUGH SO MANY

SIMULATION GUN FIGHTS AND

ATTACKS THAT WHEN IT FINALLY

DOES HAPPEN -- I REMEMBER

THINKING TO MYSELF, HEY,

REMEMBER, THESE BULLETS ARE

FOR REAL THIS TIME.

I HAD TO REMIND MYSELF.

Pat: BUT YOU FOUND THE

LORD.

WHEN WAS IT?

IT WAS MARCH 14, 2007.

I FOUND THE LORD.

I GOT A GOOD PICTURE OF WHAT

TOOK PLACE AT THE CROSS.

THERE ARE CERTAIN NAVY SEALS

OUT THERE, ONE LIKE MIKE

MONSOR, WHEN HE WAS OVER IN

IRAQ, HE WAS UP ON TOP OF

THE ROOF, AND THE HAND

GRENADE WAS THROWN ON THE

ROOF AND HITS HIM IN THE

CHEST.

HE HAD AN EXIT JUST A STEP

AWAY.

BUT THERE ARE OTHER GUYS ON

THE ROOF THAT DIDN'T STAND A

CHANCE OF MAKING IT PAST

THAT EXIT AND PAST THE

GRENADE.

SO MIKE, IN AN ULTIMATE

SELFLESS ACT, HE JUMPED ON

THE HAND GRENADE AND

ABSORBED THE SHOCK OF THAT

GREN MADE, AND HE DIED.

BUT BECAUSE OF WHAT HE DIED,

THE OTHER GUYS ON THE ROOF

LIVED.

THAT IS A PICTURE OF WHAT

JESUS CHRIST HAS DONE.

JUST AS MIKE TOOK THE BLAST

OF THAT GRENADE ON HIMSELF

SO OTHERS COULD LIVE, JESUS

CHRIST TOOK THE BLAST AND

THE ETERNAL CONSEQUENCES OF

OUR SIN SO WE COULD PASS BY

THE GRENADE, AS IT WOULD,

AND LIVE WITH HIM IN

ETERNITY.

Pat: THEY USED TO GIVE

A MEDAL OF HONOR --

MIKE MONSOR GOT THE MEDAL

OF HONOR.

HE IS WITH THE LORD NOW.

Pat: HE IS WITH THE

LORD.

YES, SIR.

Pat: WHAT HAPPENED TO

YOU.

YOU WERE DRINKING LIKE

CRAZY.

IF YOUR BOOK IS TRUE, YOU

WERE THE ULTIMATE PARTY

BOY.

HOW DID YOU COME TO THE

LORD.

ROMANS 116 -- A PASTOR

WAS PREACHING THE GOSPEL,

AND SUDDENLY MY EYES AND

EARS WERE OPEN.

I UNDERSTOOD AND I REALIZED

I NEEDED TO RADICALLY

REPENT, AND DISOBSTRUCT WITH

MY SIN, AND PUT MY FAITH AND

TRUST IN JESUS CHRIST.

AND ONE OF THE THINGS I'M

EXCITED FOR IS I GET TO WORK

FOR THIS PASTOR.

WE HAVE A BIG EVENT COMING

UP AUGUST 25th, AND ITS

CALLED HARVEST AMERICA.

THERE ARE OVER 1800 CHURCHES

THAT ARE INVOLVED.

WE'RE GOING TO BE DOING A

LIVE FEED OUT TO THESE

SATELLITE CHURCHES, AND HE

IS GOING TO BE SHARING THE

GOSPEL TO ALL OF THESE

PEOPLE ACROSS AMERICA.

IT IS ONE DAY, ONE CHURCH.

ONE MESSAGE.

FOLKS CAN GO TO

harvestAmerica.com AND

THERE IS OVER 1800 CHURCHES

INVOLVED.

Pat: THIS IS

INCREDIBLE.

YOU'RE AN INSPIRATION TO ALL

OF US.

THE BOOK IS CALLED "THE SEAL

OF GOD."

IS IT SOLD ANYWHERE?

ANY MAJOR BOOKSTORE.

Pat: "THE SEAL OF

GOD."

IT IS AN EXCITING STORY

ABOUT HOW THESE GREAT

WARRIORS ARE TRAINED AND HOW

ONE OF THEM FOUND THE

ULTIMATE WARRIOR.

CHAD, THANK YOU, MY

BROTHER.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

HAVING ME ON.

I REALLY DO APPRECIATE IT.

Pat: TERRY?

Terry: WELL, COMING UP,

A WORKOHOLIC WHO FOUND A WAY

TO CUT BACK HIS HOURS AND

EARN MORE MONEY.

GET HIS SECRET.

THAT'S NEXT.

Pat: HEY, IT'S A GREAT

DAY.

IT'S THURSDAY.

Terry: ALL DAY.

Pat: AND TERRY IS BACK

FROM OOLAND, BACKTAR, THE

HEART OF OUTER MONGOLIA.

IT IS GREAT TO SEE YOU.

Terry: THANK YOU.

IT IS GREAT TO BE BACK.

Pat: MIKE DIESON LIVED

TO WORK.

HE SPENT MORE TIME AT THE

OFFICE THAN HE DID AT HOME.

AND HIS JOB WAS SLOWLY

KILLING HIM.

Reporter: MIKE WORKED

90 TO 100 HOURS EACH WEEK AS

AN MANAGER FOR AN AUTO PARTS

COMPANY.

I WORKED ALL OF THOSE

HOURS, IN ESSENCE, ALMOST

LIKE A SLAVE.

YOU START COMPUTING WHAT

YOU'RE MAKING PER HOUR, AND

IT WAS NEXT TO NOTHING.

I'D GET AS MANY AS THREE TO

500 E-MAILS A DAY.

YOU FEEL LIKE A SINKING

SHIP.

YOU CAN'T EVER REALLY CATCH

UP.

Reporter: MIKE KNEW

STRESS AND THE LONG HOURS

WERE TAKING THEIR TOLL ON

HIS HEALTH AND HIS

RELATIONSHIP WITH HIS WIFE,

BECKY.

GOING TO THE MOVIES OR

DATE NIGHTS WERE PRETTY WELL

NON-EXISTENT FOR THE MOST

PART.

IT WAS WORK, WORK, WORK.

Reporter: MIKE DECIDED

TO QUIT IS JOB AND FIND A

NEW ONE.

HE TOOK ONE WITH LESS

STRESS, BUT LESS MONEY.

WE WERE WATCHING "THE 700

CLUB," AND WE WERE LIVING

PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK, AND WE

CALLED IN TO MAKE THAT $20

PLEDGE AND COMMITMENT.

Reporter: THAT SAME

YEAR, GOD TOLD THEM TO BUY

INTO A FITNESS CENTER

FRANCHISE.

WE SOUGHT GOD AND DID

SOME FASTING AND SEEK WHAT

GOD WANTED US TO DO.

WE FELT THIS WAS THE THING

FOR US.

Reporter: THE BUSINESS

TOOK OFF AND EXCEEDED ALL

EXPECTATIONS IN ITS FIRST

SIX MONTHS.

ARE WE BLESSED?

WE ARE.

BUT WE WHOLEHEARTEDLY

BELIEVE AND KNOW IT IS ABOUT

POURING THE BLESSINGS

THROUGH US TO OTHER PEOPLE

AND OTHER MINISTRIES, LIKE

CBN NEWS' "THE 700 CLUB."

Reporter: AND TODAY

THEY OWN TWO FRANCHISES ARE

CONSIDERING A THIRD.

WHEN WE STARTED TITHING

TO CBN, THAT ATMOSPHERE

CHANGE IN OUR LIVES.

AND TO SEE WHERE WE WERE AND

WHERE WE ARE NOW, ONLY GOD

COULD DO THAT.

I'VE NOT WORKED IN THE

CORPORATE WORLD -- I HAVEN'T

WORK FOR SOMEONE ELSE NOW

FOR OVER TWO YEARS.

IT IS JUST UNBELIEVABLE

WHERE WE'RE AT TODAY.

GOD WAS TEACHING US

SOMETHING.

WE STEPPED INTO THAT LAW OF

RECIPROCITY, AND I THINK I

WAS TEACHING -- AGAIN, IT

GOES BACK TO THE TRUST

LEVEL, AND THAT HE IS A

TRUSTWORTHY GOD.

HE IS TRUSTWORTHY.

Pat: THE BIBLE SAYS WHY

WILL YOU LABOR FOR NOTHING

IN ANXIOUS TOIL.

YOU KNOW, HE WILL LOOK AFTER

HIS BELOVED.

AND IF YOU DO WHAT HE WANTS

YOU TO DO, YOU CAN REST.

THERE IS NO REASON TO KILL

YOURSELF.

ALL OF THIS BUSINESS ABOUT

ANSWERING THESE STUPID

E-MAILS THAT HAVE NO CONTENT

WHATSOEVER.

AND EVERYBODY IS ON THESE

MACHINES JAMMING AWAY.

WHO NEEDS ALL OF THAT?

TRUST THE LORD AND DO WHAT

HE SAYS.

AND THEY BEGAN TO GIVE, AND

THEY BROUGHT THE POWER OF

GOD INTO WORK.

WE HAVE SOMETHING -- TERRY

IS HERE WITH SOMETHING.

Terry: WE'VE GOT SOME

OF THOSE E-MAILS.

Pat: OH, GOOD.

Terry: THIS IS BRITTANY

WHO SAYS, "I HAVE BEEN

SAVED, AND I LOVE THE LORD,

BUT I CHEATED ON MY

BOYFRIEND WHILE WE WERE

DATING.

HE DID THE SAME TO ME.

NOW WE'RE HAPPILY MARRIED

AND FAITHFUL TO ONE

ANOTHER.

MY QUESTION IS, WHY DO I

STILL FEEL GUILTY AND WHY DO

I FEEL LIKE GOD DOESN'T LOVE

ME?"

Pat: GOD LOVES YOU.

YOU HAD SEX.

YOU COMMITTED FORNICATION.

YOU CHEATED ON YOUR

BOYFRIEND -- YOU WEREN'T

MARRIED.

SO THIS IS NOT ADULTERY.

YOU HAD AN ACT OF SEX.

WELL, THERE ARE A LOT OF

SINGLE PEOPLE WHO HAVE SEX.

IT'S NOT SOMETHING THE BIBLE

CONDONES, BUT, ALL OF A

SUDDEN, THEY DO IT.

AND GOD FORGIVES.

YOU LOOK AT WHAT DAVID DID.

I MEAN NOT ONLY DID HE GET

BATH SIBA PREGNANT, HE HAD

HER HUSBAND KILLED.

AND HE COMES BEFORE THE LORD

AND SAYS TAKE NOT YOUR HOLY

SPIRIT FROM ME, CLEANSE ME.

GOD WILL FORGIVE YOU.

YOU NEED TO COME TO HIM AND

ACCEPT HIS FORGIVENESS AND

REALIZE YOU'RE HUMAN.

WE ARE HUMAN BEINGS, AND GOD

KNOWS WE'RE MADE OUT OF THE

DUST OF THE EARTH, AND HE

FORGIVES.

Terry: AND IF HE

FORGIVES US, WHO ARE WE NOT

TO FORGIVE OURS.

Pat: OF COURSE FORGIVE

YOURSELF.

TOMORROW, SEE HOW A MAN

SURVIVES WITH A CRACK IN HIS

SKULL THE SIZE OF A

SOFTBALL.

AND TODAY WE LEAVE YOU WITH

THESE WORDS OF JESUS: "IF

YOU HAVE FAITH AS A MUSTARD

SEED, NOTHING WILL BE

IMPOSSIBLE FOR YOU."

THAT'S ALL THE TIME WE'VE

GOT.

FOR ALL OF US, THIS IS PAT

ROBERTSON.

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

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