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The 700 Club - October 15, 2012

Internationally famous high-wire entertainer Nik Wallenda shares his story of faith. Plus, Jeff Stultz was immersed in motorcycle gang culture, but a curiosity about God led Jef Stultz to church. Read Transcript


Reporter: NIAGARA FALLS

IS MORE THAN 180 FEET HIGH,

MORE THAN 1500 FEET ACROSS,

AND HAS 600,000 GALLONS OF

WATER FLOWING THROUGH IT

EVERY SECOND.

THIS MAN WALKED ACROSS IT ON

A TIGHT ROPE.

NIK WALLENDA SHOWS US HOW IT

IS DONE ON TODAY'S "700

CLUB."

*

[APPLAUSE]

Pat: WELL, WELCOME TO

THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

ONE GUYS FALLS OFF A BALLOON

AT 24 MILES IN THE AIR,

EXCEEDS THE SPEED OF SOUND

AND LIVES TO TELL ABOUT IT.

JOHNNY CASH WROTE A SONG

CALLED "I WALK THE LINE"

TODAY THIS VISION OF

LOVELINESS IS GOING TO WALK

THE WIRE.

Kristi: I AM, INCREASE

WITH NO HOPE OF ANYONE, BUT

THE MOST PROFESSIONAL MAN IN

THE WORLD.

Pat: YOU'RE ACTUALLY

GOING TO WALK THE WIRE?

Kristi: OF COURSE.

HE HELPED ME THIS MORNING.

Pat: AND IT WILL BE IN

THE AIR.

Kristi: IT'S ALL WHAT

YOU CONSIDER.

Pat: YOU'LL HAVE TO

STAY TUNED.

THAT'S COMING UP.

A FAMILY BUSINESS IN DENVER

SAYS IT IS FIGHTING FOR ITS

VERY SURVIVAL.

WHY?

IT IS FIGHTING A KEY PART OF

WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE

OBAMACARE LAW.

IT REQUIRES THEM TO PROVIDE

COVERAGE FOR DRUGS THAT

INDUCE ABORTION.

Kristi: PAT, THE

BUSINESS OWNERS SAY THEY

SHOULDN'T HAVE TO DO IT

BECAUSE IT VIOLATES THEIR

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM.

PAUL STRAND HAS THE STORY.

Reporter: FOR DECADES,

THE NEWAN'S FAMILY HAS

PROVIDED HUNDREDS OF JOBS IN

THE DENVER AREA, AND THEY

HAVE TREATED WORKERS

GENEROUSLY, WITH THINGS LIKE

HEALTH COVERAGE.

BUT THEY DON'T WANT TO

HAVE TO PROVIDE ABORTION

PILLS AND OTHER ITEMS THAT

VIOLATE THEIR FAITH.

Reporter: THAT

CONVINCED A DENVER JUDGE

INTO TEMPORARILY STOPPING

THE GOVERNMENT FROM

ENFORCING THE H.H. MANDATE

AGAINST COMPANIES.

IT IS A PRELIMINARY

INJUNCTION, AND THERE IS A

LOT OF WORK THAT NEEDS TO BE

DONE.

Reporter: BILL RUNS HIS

FAMILY BUSINESS WITH OTHER

FAMILY MEMBERS.

ALL PEOPLE SHOULD BE ABLE

TO LIVE ACCORDING TO THEIR

FAITH.

Reporter: THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION THINKS THEY

MUST SEPARATE THEMSELVES.

THEY SAID IN THE CASE,

THAT HERCULES GAVE UP OUR

RIGHT FOR FREEDOM WHEN WE

ENTERED THE MARKETPLACE.

IT IS NONE OF THE

GOVERNMENT'S BUSINESS

WHETHER YOU'RE A CHRISTIAN

SERVING THE COMMUNITY IN A

NON-PROFIT, WHETHER YOU'RE A

CHURCH, WHETHER YOU'RE A

CHRISTIAN TRYING TO FOLLOW

THE LORD IN YOUR MONDAY

THROUGH FRIDAY WORKDAY.

IT IS NOT THE GOVERNMENT'S

BUSINESS TO TELL YOU YOUR

FAITH NEEDS TO BE VIOLATED.

Reporter: SO FAR THE

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS

GRANTING VERY FEW RELIGIOUS

ORGANIZATIONS.

THEY HAVE DEFINED --

KINDLE PUBLISHERS, THAT

PUBLISH THE BIBLE, AS NOT

RELIGIOUS ENOUGH TO BE ABLE

TO EXERCISE THEIR OWN

RELIGIOUS BELIEFS IN REGARD

TO THE OBAMACARE MANDATE.

Reporter: IT IS A CASE

OF LIFE OR DEATH FOR

HERCULES.

WE'RE GIVEN THE CHOICE TO

COMPLY WITH THE MANDATE OR

GIVE UP OUR BUSINESS.

Reporter: THAT'S

BECAUSE OF THE MASSIVE

GOVERNMENT PENALTIES THAT

CAN BE IMPOSED UNDER

OBAMACARE.

YOU CAN BE FINED $100 PER

EMPLOYEE PER DAY BY THE

GOVERNMENT, AND BE SUED

UNLESS YOU VIAL YOUR FAITH

AND YOUR CONSCIENCE.

Reporter: THE NEWMAN'S

VERY 1500 EMPLOYEES, AND THE

PENALTIES WOULD GO INTO THE

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

IF THEY DROP THEIR COVERAGE,

THEY STILL PAY A HEFTY FINE

TO THE GOVERNMENT.

THE NUMBERS ARE

CRIPPLING.

THEY ARE NUMBERS THAT COULD,

IF IMPOSED LEGALLY, COULD

SHUT DOWN OUR BUSINESS.

Reporter: BUT THAT'S

WHAT IT HAS COME DOWN TO IN

AMERICA, AT LEAST FOR THE

FAMILY THAT RUNS HERKS

CLEASE.

IF THEY LOSE THEIR FAITH, OR

THEY CAN STOP OFFERING

HEALTH CARE TO THEIR

EMPLOYEES, OR LOSE THEIR

BUSINESS.

Pat: AND THE OBAMA CARE

IS NOT GOOD.

BUT JOSEPH BIDEN SOUNDED

LIKE IT WAS WONDERFUL.

HOW ABOUT PRIVATE

INDIVIDUALS?

WELL, WE'LL SEE WHAT

HAPPENS.

A JUDGE ISSUED A RESTRAINING

ORDER AGAINST OBAMACARE.

WELL, IT'S AN IMPORTANT

ISSUE THIS YEAR.

BUT THE VOTERS ARE ALSO

INTERESTED IN WHAT IS

HAPPENING IN THAT DEADLY

ATTACK IN LIBYA.

LEE WEBB HAS THE STORY FROM

CBN NEWS IN WASHINGTON.

Lee: PAT, REPUBLICANS

ARE KEEPING UP THE PRESSURE

ON THE WHITE HOUSE OVER THE

TERRORIST ATTACK IN LIBYA

THAT KILLED FOUR AMERICANS,

INCLUDING THE U.S.

AMBASSADOR.

THEY WANT TO KNOW WHAT THE

ADMINISTRATION DID NOT

PROVIDE MORE SECURITY WHEN

U.S. OFFICIALS IN LIBYA

REQUESTED IT.

IN LAST WEEK'S DEBATE, VICE

PRESIDENT BIDEN

SAID, QUOTE,"WE DIDN'T KNOW

ABOUT THE SECURITY

REQUEST."

THAT ANGERED THE

REPUBLICANS.

THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT

SOME OF THESE MATTERS WENT

INTO THE SECURITY DEPARTMENT

AT THE STATE SECURITY -- THE

SECURITY AGENCY AT THE STATE

DEPARTMENT, BUT IT DIDN'T

COME TO THE WHITE HOUSE.

THAT'S WHAT THE VICE

PRESIDENT WAS RESPONDING

TO.

Lee: MEANWHILE

ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS

BLAMED THE CONFUSION ON

SHIFTING INTELLIGENCE

INFORMATION.

BUT THE REPUBLICANS AREN'T

BUYING THAT.

THERE WAS NO RIOT AT

ALL.

TO SAY THAT, YOU'RE EITHER

VERY INCOMPETENT OR YOU'RE

MISLEADING.

THE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE

ON THE GROUND IN LIBYA HAVE

TOLD SENATOR CORKER MYSELF

THAT WITHIN 24 HOURS, THEY

COMMUNICATED TO UP

WASHINGTON IT WAS A

TERRORIST ATTACK.

THE PRESIDENT OF LIBYA, ON

THE SAME DAY, SAID IT WAS A

TERRORIST ATTACK.

Lee: DEMOCRATS ACCUSE

THEM OF TURNING THE DEATH OF

AMBASSADOR STEVENS INTO A

CAMPAIGN ISSUE.

BUT THEY SAY IT IS NOT A

CAMPAIGN ISSUE; IT'S AN

ISSUE, PERIOD.

Pat: IT IS AN

INCREDIBLE ISSUE.

THE WHITE HOUSE IS COVERING

UP SOMETHING -- NOT ONLY

COVERING IT UP, BUT THEY'RE

LYING.

THEY'VE BEEN LYING FOR WEEKS

ON END, BUT THEY STILL

AREN'T COMING CLEAN ON THE

FULL FACTS.

SO, YOU WOULDN'T DO THAT IF

PRESIDENT, WOULDN'T YOU?

Kristi: OF COURSE NOT.

Pat: YOU WOULD TELL THE

FACTS LIKE IT WAS.

Kristi: THE FACTS AND

JUST THE FACTS.

Pat: LEE?

Lee: AUTHORITIES CAN

AIRLIFTED A 14-YEAR-OLD

AFGHANI GIRL TO SPECIAL

CAREER.

SHE WAS SHOT BECAUSE SHE

CRITICIZED THE ISLAMIC

GROUP.

A ESPECIALLY EQUIPPED AIR

AMBULANCE FLEW HER A

HOSPITAL IN ENGLAND.

SHE WILL NEED LONG-TERM CARE

TO RECOVER.

AMERICANS ACROSS THE LIT

POLITICAL SPECTRUM ARE

REMEMBERING ARLEN SPECTER.

HE DIED SUNDAY MORNING AFTER

A BATTLE WITH NON-HOTCH GINS

LYMPHOMA.

HE REPRESENTED PENNSYLVANIA

FOR 30 YEARS.

HE STARTED AND ENDED HIS

POLITICAL CAREER AS A

DEMOCRAT, BUT HE SPENT MOST

OF HIS TIME IN WASHINGTON AS

A REPUBLICAN.

HE LAWSUIT HIS SEAT IN 2009

AND SWITCHED TO THE

DEMOCRATIC PARTY.

HE ALSO PLAYED A KEY ROLE

AND MANY U.S. SUPREME COURT

NOMINATIONS.

HE HELPED TO BLOCK THE

CONSERVATIVE ROBERT BORK,

BUT HE ALSO HELPED PUT

CLARENCE THOMAS ON THE HIGH

COURT.

A PUBLIC FUNERAL WILL BE

HELD TUESDAY IN

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

PAT, I KNOW YOU MOURN HIS

LOSS.

YOU KNEW HIM FROM YOUR DAYS

AT YALE?

Pat: VERY WELL.

HE WAS A YEAR BEHIND ME AT

YALE.

AND THEN WE BECAME FRIENDS.

THE BIG THING WAS WHEN HE

WAS CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE

JUDICIARY COMMISSION, AND

THE CLARENCE THOMAS HEARINGS

CAME UP, AMAZINGLY HE TOOK

THE LEAD IN ASKING

QUESTIONS.

THAT'S THE TIME I ASKED FOR

CALLS, AND WE JAMMED UP THE

SWITCH BOARD OF THE FEDERAL

GOVERNMENT.

WE HAD OVER 400,00,000, AS

I RECALL, THAT CAME IN IN

SUPPORT OF THOMAS.

AND ARLEN SPECTER WAS A

STANDOUT IN THAT.

AT THE SAME TIME, HE DID

SOME REALLY SQUIRRELLY

THINGS.

ONE OF HIS CROWNING

ACHIEVEMENTS WAS THE FEDERAL

CONSTITUTION BUILDING.

THEY HAVE A MUSEUM IN

PHILADELPHIA THAT THEY

HELPED RAISE MONEY FOR.

AND HIS WIFE WAS, YOU KNOW,

STRONG IN THAT.

BUT HE WAS A VERY

INTERESTING FIGURE AND

AMAZING THAT SOMEBODY WITH

THOSE PR PRELIVITIES

SWITCHED TO BE A DEMOCRAT.

Lee: FEE FELIX

BAUMGARTNER MADE THE HIGHEST

JUMP EVER.

LOOK AT THIS.

THIS IS INCREDIBLE.

HE HIT SPEEDS OF OVER

800 MILES PER HOUR IN THAT

FREEFALL.

FEARLESS FELIX, AS HE IS

KNOWN, THEN LANDED ON HIS

FEET IN THE NEW MEXICO

DESERT, AND LIFTED HIS ARMS

IN VICTORY AS PEOPLE CHEERED

HIM ON.

WHEN YOU STAND UP THERE

ON TOP OF THE WORLD, YOU

BECOME SO HELPFUL.

IT IS NOT ABOUT BREAKING

RECORDS.

IT IS ALL ABOUT COMING

HOME.

Lee: HE HAS MORE THAN

2500 JUMPS BEHIND HIM.

BUT, PAT, HE SAID THAT WAS

THE LAST.

HE IS GOING INTO RETIREMENT

AFTER THIS.

Pat: IF I WERE HE, I

WOULD GO INTO RETIREMENT AS

WELL.

[LAUGHTER]

Pat: APPARENTLY, LEE,

AS I UNDERSTAND IT, HE

STARTED SPINNING COMING DOWN

AND IT COULD HAVE KILLED

HIM.

HE WAS IN DANGER OF LOSING

HIS LIFE.

SOMEHOW HE CORRECTED THE

SPIN, LEVELLED THE THING

OUT, BUT WHAT AN AMAZING

MAN.

EIGHT OR NINE MINUTES THAT

SET THE RECORD BOOKS.

Kristi: YOU KNOW, I

WATCH THINGS LIKE THIS, AND

EVEN THE GENTLEMAN WHO IS

COMING UP ON TODAY'S

PROGRAM, AND I THINK THERE

HAS TO BE SOMETHING IN THEIR

BLOOD THAT I DON'T HAVE.

THAT ADVENTURE SIDE, I DON'T

HAVE THAT IN MY BLOOD.

BUT GOD BLESS THEM.

Pat: YOU'RE NOT A

MALE.

THAT'S A GUY THING.

Kristi: YOU THINK IT IS

A GUY THING?

THERE ARE A LOT OF

ADVENTUROUS WOMEN OUT THERE

LOOKING AT YOU, PAT, LIKE,

REALLY?

Pat: THEY'VE GOT MORE

MALE TESTOSTERONE.

Kristi: MIRROR, MIRROR

ON THE WALL, WHO IS THE

FAIREST OF THEM ALL.

WE ANSWER THAT WHEN WE COME

BACK.

Pat: ARE YOU PAYING

ENOUGH IN TAXES TO SUPPORT

THE WASTEFUL FEDERAL

GOVERNMENT?

ARE YOU PAYING TOO MUCH?

HOW MUCH IS FAIR?

THAT'S ONE OF THE BIG ISSUES

OF THIS ELECTION YEAR.

TAKE A LOOK.

Reporter: ON THE

CAMPAIGN TRAIL, PRESIDENT

OBAMA AND MITT ROMNEY HAVE

LAID OUT VERY DIFFERENT

ECONOMIC PHILOSOPHIES.

ROMNEY'S IDEA IS TO CUT TAX

RATES TO GROW THE ECONOMY.

THE JOB OF THE GOVERNMENT

AS IT RELATES TO THE ECONOMY

IS TO MAKE AMERICA THE MOST

ATTRACTIVE PLACE IN THE

WORLD FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND

INNOVATORS, INVESTORS, JOB

CREATORS.

Reporter: THE LYNCHPIN

OF THE PRESIDENT'S PLAN IS

TO MAKE THE WEALTHIEST OF

AMERICANS PAY THEIR FAIR

SHOT IN TAXES.

President Obama: I

BELIEVE THIS COUNTRY HAS A

CHANCE WHEN EVERYONE GETS A

FAIR SHOT, WHEN EVERYONE

PLAYS BY THE SAME RULE.

Reporter: BUT WHAT

CONSTITUTES FAIRNESS WHEN IT

COMES TO THE ECONOMY?

DOES IT MEAN THAT THE

WEALTHIEST AMERICANS PAY

MORE?

IN HIS NEW BOOK "WHO IS THE

FAIREST OF THEM ALL," AUTHOR

STEVEN MOORE ANSWERS THOSE

QUESTIONS, WITH A STRONG

DEFENSE OF THE FREE MARKET

SYSTEM AS THE PATH TO

SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT.

Pat: YOU NEED TO READ

THIS BOOK.

I FOUND IT VERY INSIGHTFUL,

VERY INTERESTING.

SHEERVSTEVEN MOORE, A VERY

INSIGHTFUL AUTHOR AND

ECONOMICIST.

WHERE DID PRESIDENT OBAMA

GET THIS?

THE PRESIDENT CANNOT RUN

ON HIS ECONOMIC RECORD.

WE STILL HAVE INCREDIBLY

HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT.

ABOUT 15%, IF YOU MEASURE

THE PEOPLE WHO CAN'T FIND A

FULL-TIME JOB OR GIVEN UP.

THE LAST THREE MONTHS WERE

1.3% GROWTH.

PAT, THAT COMPARES WITH

PRESIDENT REAGAN AT THIS

JUNCTURE OF HIS PRESIDENCY,

WE HAD 7% OR 8% GROWTH.

WE HAVE THIS ENORMOUS DEBT.

I'M SURE YOU SAW THE

STATISTICS THAT CAME OUT

LAST WEEK.

OFFICIALLY OUR NATIONAL DEBT

ROSE BY ANOTHER

$1.1 TRILLIONS LAST YEAR.

AND WHAT IS SAD, IS THAT WAS

AN IMPROVEMENT OVER THE YEAR

BEFORE.

PRESIDENT OBAMA, BECAUSE OF

THIS DREADFUL RECORD IS

RUNNING ON THE AGENDA OF

FAIRNESS, CREATING A FAIR

SOCIETY.

THAT WAS THE MOTIVATION FOR

MY WRITING THIS BOOK.

THE FAIREST SYSTEM OF THEM

ALL, THE SYSTEM -- PAT, YOU

KNOW THIS -- THAT CREATES

THE MOST WEALTH, THE HIGHEST

INCOME, AND THE MOST

IMPORTANT FOR THE VAST

MAJORITY OF AMERICANS IS THE

FREE ENTERPRISE SYSTEM.

I'M VERY CONCERNED, PAT, AS

I KNOW YOU ARE, THAT AMERICA

IS MOVING AWAY FROM THAT

SYSTEM TO A SYSTEM OF TAKING

FROM THE RICH AND GIVING TO

THE POOR.

THAT HAS NEVER WORKED

ANYWHERE.

Pat: WE ARE RUNNING A $

1.1 TRILLION DEFICIT, AND

WE'RE BORROWING IT FROM

CHINA, 30% OF ALL OF THE

MONEY WE'RE SPENDING WE'RE

BORROWING --

RIGHT.

Pat: IF THE GOVERNMENT

CONFISCATED THE INCOME OF

ALL OF THE RICH PEOPLE HE IS

TALKING ABOUT, THE

MILLIONAIRES AND

BILLIONAIRES, AND PEOPLE WHO

HAVE MORE THAN A MILLION

DOLLARS IN INCOME, HOW MANY

DAYS WOULD THAT RUN THE

GOVERNMENT?

FIRST OF ALL, PAT, PLEASE

DON'T GIVE BARACK OBAMA ANY

IDEAS.

[LAUGHTER]

BUT, YOU KNOW, YOU CAN

ONLY RUN THE GOVERNMENT

ABOUT 30 OR 60 DAYS, EVEN IF

YOU TOOK EVERY SINGLE PENNY

THAT THESE PEOPLE WHO ARE

THE MILLIONAIRES AND THE

BILLIONAIRES MAKE.

THE REASON FOR THAT, PAT, IS

AMERICA IS STILL A

MIDDLE-CLASS COUNTRY.

MOST OF THE INCOME IN THIS

COUNTRY SITS IN THE POCKETS

OF THE MIDDLE CLASS.

AND THAT'S WHY I'M VERY

WORRIED IF BARACK OBAMA IS

RE-ELECTED, IT IS NOT JUST

GOING TOB THE TAX RATES ON

THE RICH GO UP.

THAT WILL BE THE FIRST

STEP.

THE GOVERNMENT IS GOING TO

SAY WE DIDN'T GET ENOUGH

MONEY FROM THIS, AND WE'RE

GOING TO HAVE TO GO TO

PEOPLE $100,000, AND THEN

$75,000.

AND AS PAUL RYAN SAID VERY

COGENTLY IN THAT DEBATE

AGAINST JOSEPH BIDEN, WHICH

BY THE WAY PAUL RYAN WON --

WHEN THEY TALK ABOUT SOAKING

THE RICH, MIDDLE CLASS GUARD

YOUR WALLET BECAUSE THEY'RE

COMING AFTER YOU NEXT.

Pat: WHAT IS THE CUTOFF

ON MIDDLE CLASS?

NOBODY KNOWS FOR SURE.

I WOULD LIKE TO DESCRIBE THE

MIDDLE CLASS ANYONE WITH AN

INCOME BETWEEN $40,000 TO

$100,000 A YEAR.

THOSE ARE PEOPLE STRUGGLING

TO MAKE ENDS MEET.

THEY OFTEN HAVE TWO EARNERS

IN THE FAMILY, THE HUSBAND

AND WIFE BOTH WORKING.

WE HAVE A VAST MIDDLE CLASS

IN THIS COUNTRY.

ONE OF THE THINGS I REALLY

WORRY ABOUT IS ALL OF THIS

PREOCCUPATION

WITH, QUOTE,"LITY -WITH

EQUALITY.

WE WANT EQUALITY OF --

WHATEVER THEIR RACE OR

BACKGROUND, WE WANT EVERYONE

TO HAVE AN IMPORTANT TO

SUCCEED IN THIS GREAT

COUNTRY OF OURS.

IF YOU WANT EQUALITY OF

OUTCOME, GO TO CAMBODIA.

THEY HAVE EQUALITY OF

OUTCOME, EVERYBODY IS POOR.

SO HOW CAN WE CREATE A

SOCIETY, PAT, WHERE EVERYONE

CAN FULFILL THEIR DESTINY.

I THINK ONE OF THE HIGHEST

CALLINGS IS TO START A

BUSINESS AND EMPLOYEE

PEOPLE.

THOSE ARE THE PEOPLE WHO

PRESIDENT OBAMA WANTS TO

TAX.

Pat: YOU POINTED OUT IN

THE EARLY PARTS OF THIS BOOK

ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED IN THE

NEW ENGLAND COLONY.

AND WHAT DID THEY CHANGE IT

TO?

THIS IS A GREAT STORY A

LOT OF AMERICANS AREN'T

AWARE OF.

WHEN AMERICA WAS FIRST

FOUNDED, AND ONE OF THE

PRINCIPLES WE TRIED WAS

SOCIALISM.

WHERE WE SAID EVERYBODY IS

GOING TO PRODUCE, AND WE'RE

GOING TO SHARE EVERYTHING

THAT IS PRODUCED AND WE'RE

GOING TO GET THE MOST

OUTPUT.

WHAT HAPPENED AS A RESULT OF

THAT SOCIAL LIST MODEL WAS

THE COLONIST AND THE

PILGRIMS ALMOST STARVED TO

DEATH BECAUSE EVERYBODY SAT

AROUND AND SAID I'LL LET

SOMEBODY ELSE PRODUCE.

IT WASN'T UNTIL WE MOVED

AWAY FROM THAT SOCIALISTIC

MODEL, AND MOVED TO THE

MODEL WHERE IF YOU WORK HARD

AND START A BUSINESS, YOU

GET TO KEEP THE FRUITS OF

THAT BUSINESS.

THIS IS THE REASON AMERICA

IS ONE OF THE RICHEST

COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD.

Pat: AND RONALD REAGAN

CAME IN, AND TAX RATES WERE

HIGH, AND THE ECONOMY WAS IN

A MESS.

YOU KNOW ALL OF THE STATS.

IN ANY EVENT, YOU INDICATED

THAT SOMETHING HAPPENED AND

IT PUT US ON A TRAJECTORY OF

25 YEARS OF ABSOLUTELY

INCREDIBLE PROSPERITY.

TELL US ABOUT IT.

WELL, THIS WAS NOT JUST

THE POLICY OF RONALD

REAGAN.

IT WAS ALSO THE POLICY,

INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, PAT,

OF JOHN F. KENNEDY.

KENNEDY CUT TAX RATES BY 30%

ACROSS THE BOARD.

WE HAD A BIG ECONOMIC BOOM

IN THE 1960s AS A RESULT.

AND RONALD REAGAN IMITATED

THAT MODEL THAT KENNEDY USED

SO AFFECTIVELY.

WHEN RONALD REAGAN CAME INTO

THE OFFICE, THE HIGHEST TAX

RATE WAS 70%.

THAT MEANT THE GOVERNMENT

GOT TO TAKE TWO-THIRDS OF

EVERYTHING THAT YOU EARN.

RAREAGAN CUT THAT TAX RATE

FROM 70% TO 50%, AND A FEW

YEARS LATER, DOWN TO 28%.

THAT'S AN ENORMOUS ECONOMIC

ACHIEVEMENT.

AND THE ECONOMY ABSOLUTELY

BOOMED WHEN THAT POLICY WENT

INTO PLACE.

THAT AND DEREGULATING THE

ECONOMY.

REAGAN HAD A DISPOSITION TO

ALLOW THE FREE ENTERPRISE

SYSTEM TO WORK.

THAT'S VERY DIFFERENT THAN

WHAT BARACK OBAMA IS SAYING,

WHERE HE SAYS, EVERYBODY HAS

TO PLAY BY THE SAME RULES.

THIS IS CRAZY.

WE HAVE RULES WHICH YOU PLAY

BY, AND THAT'S ONE OF THE

CENTER PIECES BY THE FREE

ENTERPRISE SYSTEM, AND

EVERYBODY HAS TO PLAY BY

THOSE RULES.

I SAW YOUR EXCELLENT EXPOSÉ

ON THAT BUSINESS THAT

DOESN'T WANT TO HAVE TO

COMPLY WITH OBAMA CARE.

OBAMACARE IS GOING TO HAVE

TO BE A MAJOR JOB KILLER OF

EVERY BUSINESS IN THIS

COUNTRY BECAUSE IT IS GOING

TO IMPOSE ALL OF THESE

ADDITIONAL COSTS EVERY TIME

YOU HIRE AN ADDITIONAL

WORKER, PAT.

IT IS A REAL PROBLEM FOR THE

ECONOMY.

Pat: THERE WAS A STORY

IN THE JOURNAL TODAY ABOUT

THE RESTRICTION ON DRILLING

IN ALASKA.

A GREAT BIG WILDERNESS AREA,

AND GOVERNMENT SAYS OBAMA IS

TRYING TO TAKE CREDIT FOR

THE OIL AND GAS BUSINESS.

WHAT ARE THEY DOING?

LET ME SAY THAT ONE OF

THE GREAT STORIES WITH THE

AMERICAN ECONOMY OVER THE

LAST FIVE OR SIX YEARS HAS

BEEN THE OIL OR GAS BOOM

THAT IS GOING ON IN THIS

COUNTRY.

IT IS GOING ON IN WEST

VIRGINIA, IT IS GOING ON IN

PENNSYLVANIA, IN STATES LIKE

NORTH DAKOTA AND COLORADO.

WE ARE BLESSED AS A COUNTRY

WITH THE MOST ENERGY

RESOURCES OF ANY NATION IN

THE WORLD WITH OUR COAL AND

NATURAL GAS AND OIL.

UNFORTUNATELY, PRESIDENT

OBAMA DOESN'T LIKE FOSSEL

FUELS, RIGHT.

AND SO EVERYTHING THAT THE

PRESIDENT IS DOING IS TRYING

TO HOLD BACK THIS REVOLUTION

IN ENERGY POLICY THAT IS

GOING ON IN THE UNITED

STATES WITH RESPECT TO THESE

RESOURCES LIKE NATURAL GAS.

WHAT PRESIDENT OBAMA AND HIS

ADMINISTRATION DID BACK IN

AUGUST, AND IT HARDLY GOT

ANY ATTENTION FROM THE

MAINSTREAM MEDIA IS THAT HE

TOOK 11 MILLION ACRES OFF OF

DEVELOPMENT THAT IS SUPPOSED

TO BE A NATIONAL PETROLEUM

RESERVE, USED FOR DRILLING,

SO WE'RE LESS DEPENDENT ON

FOREIGN OIL.

THE ADMINISTRATION SAID THIS

IS OFF-LIMITS NOW, AND THIS

IS A REAL PROBLEM FOR THE

COUNTRY AND FOR THE STATE OF

ALASKA THAT DEPENDS ON THE

OIL TO PAY THE BILLS.

Pat: HE LIES A LOT.

DO YOU THINK THAT PEOPLE ARE

LISTENING TO WHAT YOU'RE

SAYING?

YOU KNOW, I DO.

I HAVE FAITH IN THE COMMON

SENSE OF THE AMERICAN

PEOPLE, PAT.

AND I KNOW YOU DO, TOO.

I THINK AMERICANS REALIZE

WHAT HAS HAPPENED OVER THE

LAST FOUR YEARS HAS NOT

WORKED.

I THINK BARACK OBAMA REALLY

BELIEVED THESE POLICIES

WOULD WORK.

I DON'T BELIEVE THAT HE HAS

ILL-WILL.

I THINK HE THOUGHT THIS MORE

SOCIALISTIC MODEL WILL

WORK.

BUT WE ALL NOW KNOW IT HAS

NOT WORKED.

AS MUCH AS WE WANTED THIS

PRESIDENT TO SUCCEED, HE HAS

NOT SUCCEEDED.

AND THE ME IS NOT, IN MY

OPINION, MOVING FORWARD.

IT IS MOVING BACKWARDS.

AS PAUL RYAN SAID THE OTHER

NIGHT IN THE DEBATE, THE

ECONOMY GREW SLOWER THIS

YEAR THAN IT DID LAST YEAR,

AND IT GREW SLOWER LAST YEAR

THAN IT DID THE YEAR

BEFORE.

THAT IS NOT MOVING FORWARD.

THAT IS MOVING BACKWARD.

Pat: STEVEN MOORE,

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

IT IS CALLED "WHO IS THE

FAIREST OF THEM ALL."

IS IT FAIR THAT YOU PAY

ENOUGH INCOME TAXES?

WHO DECIDES WHAT FAIR IS.

THANK YOU SO MUCH, STEVEN.

YOU'RE A GOOD GUY.

THANK YOU, PAT.

CAN I SAY ONE LAST THING:

YOU'RE NEVER GOING TO GET ME

TO JUMP OUT OF AN AIRPLANE

OR GO ON A TIGHT ROPE WALK

OVER NIAGARA FALLS.

Pat: GOOD THING.

WISDOM PREVAILS.

KRISTI IS.

SHE IS NOT GOING OVER THE

FALLS, BUT SHE IS GOING TO

BE ON A TIGHT ROPE WITH NIK

WALLENDA.

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISTHAT.

Kristi: ARE YOU READY

WITH NIK WALLENDA?

THIS MAN IS PHENOMENAL.

HE HAS SET SEVEN WORLD

RECORDS FOR HIS HIGH-WIRE

STUNTS.

THE LATEST WAS CROSSING

NIAGARA FALLS.

WHO DOES THAT?

HIM.

HE IS THE BOMB AND HE IS

HERE WITH US TODAY.

AND HE'S GOING TO SHOW US

MORE PHENOMENAL STUNTS WHEN

WE COME BACK, SO DON'T GO

AWAY.

Kristi: WELCOME BACK TO

"THE 700 CLUB."

AT THE AGE OF TWO, WHEN MOST

TODDLERS ARE BARELY ABLE TO

WALK, NIK WALLENDA STARTED

LEARNING THE FAMILY

BUSINESS.

IT SOUNDS SIMPLE, RIGHT?

WHAT IS THE FAMILY BUSINESS

IS STUNT PERFORMING,

SPECIFICALLY WALKING ACROSS

HIGH WIRES WITHOUT A SAFETY

NET.

BY THE AGE OF 13, NIK

STARTED WALKING THE WIRE

PROFESSIONALLY, AND LAST

YEAR HE BECAME THE VERY

FIRST MAN TO WALK ACROSS

NIAGARA FALLS.

TAKE A LOOK.

Reporter: NIK WALLENDA

MADE HISTORY ON JUNE 15,

2012, BY BECOMING THE FIRST

PERSON TO WALK ACROSS

NIAGARA FALLS ON A TWO-INCH

WIRE.

THIS FEAT MARKED HIS SEVENTH

WORLD RECORD, PERFORMING

DEATH-DEFYING STUNTS.

FOR NIK, AW AWE-INSPIRING

ACROBATICS ARE IN HIS

BLOOD.

HE IS THE SEVENTH GENERATION

OF THE WALLENDA FAMILY.

FAMILY.

HE SAYS HE PERFORMS THESE

DARING ACTS TO INSPIRE

PEOPLE TOFULLY THEIR DREAMS

AND TO SHOW THAT ANYTHING IS

POSSIBLE.

Kristi: I TELL YOU

WHAT, I AM SO EXCITED

BECAUSE NIK IS HERE WITH

US.

HIGH-FIVE.

GOOD MORNING.

Kristi: GOOD MORNING.

I'M EXCITED.

SO AM I.

I'M EXCITED TO BE HERE.úó@

Kristi: MOST PEOPLE

WITH FAMILY BUSINESSES, I

THINK ABOUT BAC BAKERIES OR

PIZZAS OR STOCKS, ANYTHING

OTHER THAN HIGH-WIRE

WALKING.

YOU STARTED AT THE AGE OF

TWO?

I DID.

MY FAMILY HAS BEEN IN THIS

FOR SEVEN GENERATIONS.

Kristi: WAS THERE

PRECIOUS ON YOU?

THERE WAS ACTUALLY

PRESSURE IN A DIFFERENT

WAY.

I HAVE SEVEN CHILDREN, AND

THEY ALL WALK THE WIRE.

BUT I PUSH THEM TO GO TO

COLLEGE.

WHO WANTS TO SEE THEIR KIDS

RISK THEIR LIFE WALKING

ABOVE NIAGARA FALLS.

AND IT IS ALL ABOUT PUSHING

THE LIMITS AND CARRYING ON

THE LEGACY.

Kristi: THERE ARE

DIFFERENT THINGS YOU SAID,

YOU'VE GOT TO KEEP YOU'RE

EYE FOCUSED.

ARE YOU PRAYING WHEN YOU ARE

DOING SOMETHING LIKE THESE

CRAZY STUNTS, LIKE WALKING

ANY NIAGARA FALLS.

ABSOLUTELY.

I PRAY ALL OF THE TIME.

PEOPLE ASK ME WHAT DO YOU DO

TO STAY CALM.

I WAS WITH THE MEDIA CREW

TWO DAYS AGO, AND THE MEDIA

CREW SAYS HOW DO YOU STAY SO

CALM WHEN I WAS GETTING ON

THE WIRE.

IT IS ALL ABOUT MEDITATION

AND PRAYING AND TRUSTING

GOD.

THE PEACE THAT SURPASSES ALL

UNDERSTANDING.

OFTEN SINGING PRAISE AND

WORSHIP SONGS WHILE I'M

WALKING ON THE WIRE.

Kristi: LET'S GO TO THE

FOOTAGE OF NIAGARA FALLS --

BEFORE WE GO TO THE HOW,

LET'S SAY WHY?

I WAS SIX YEARS OLD, AND

MY PARENTS WERE PERFORMING

AND THEY BROUGHT ME AND MY

SISTER TO SEE NIAGARA

FALLS.

I HAD ALREADY BEEN WALKING

THE WIRE FOR FOUR YEARS AND

TWO YEARS ON MY OWN.

AND I REMEMBER LOOKING AT IT

AND GOING, THAT WOULD AN

AMAZING WALK.

AT SIX YEARS OLD, I SAID, I

WANT TO BE THE FIRST PERSON

IN THE WORLD TO DO THAT.

I DIDN'T KNOW THE HISTORY.

I DIDN'T KNOW IT WAS

CHANGING LAWS IN TWO

COUNTRIES, OVER 100 YEARS

OLD, TO DO THAT.

THERE WERE SO MANY TIMES AND

MEETINGS WITH THE GOVERNMENT

OFFICIALS WHERE WE SAID WE

CAN'T ALLOW IT TO HAPPEN.

I LEANED ON GOD, AND I SAID

IF IT IS YOUR WILL, IT WILL

HAPPEN, AND IF IT IS NOT,

THEN I DON'T WANT IT TO

HAPPEN.

THINGS STARTED HAPPEN THAT

WERE SO SUPER NATURAL, WHERE

THERE WAS NO QUESTION THAT

GOD'S HAND WAS IN THIS.

IT WAS ABOUT GIVING HIM

GLORY.

BEFORE I DO EVERY WALK, I

SAY GIVE GOD THE GLORY.

I WAS PRAYING TO GOD DURING

THE WALK AND SAYING, THANK

YOU, GOD, THANK YOU, JESUS,

AND PRAISING GOD FOR THE

AMAZING VIEW.

I DIDN'T KNOW MY MIC WAS

ON.

NOT THAT I WOULD HIDE FROM

IT, BUT PRAISE GOD HE GOT

ALL OF THAT GLORY ON

NATIONAL TV.

Kristi: THAT IS BEYOND

BEAUTIFUL.

LET'S GO TO THE HOW.

HOW DO YOU DO IT.

I KNOW YOU HAVE DONE IT

SINCE THE AGE OF TWO.

BUT WHAT ARE SOME OF THE

DIFFERENT TRICKS OR METHODS

THAT KEEP YOU UP THERE?

A LOT OF PRACTICE.

I SPEND FOUR OR FIVE DAYS A

WEEK ON TRAINING WHEN I'M

NOT PERFORMING.

I'LL SHOW YOU AN EXAMPLE

WHERE WE LEARN.

EVERYTHING WE LEARN IS TWO

OR THREE FEET OFF THE

GROUND.

WE NEED TO FOCUS.

JUST LIKE OUR FAITH.

I DON'T WANT TO FOCUS ON OUR

SURROUNDINGS AND ALL OF THE

DISTRACTIONS; I WANT TO

FOCUS ON OUR SAVIOR.

SO I FOCUS ON THE OTHER

END.

SO I PUT MY ARMS OUT.

IT IS ABOUT FOCUS AND

REPETITION.

YOU KNOW?

I THINK IT IS TIME FOR YOU

TO TRY IT OUT.

Kristi: THIS IS WHAT

PAT HAS BEEN WAITING FOR.

I'M GOING TO START

WITHHOLDING YOUR HAND.

FOCUS ON THE OTHER END,

AND RAISE YOUR ARM OUT.

I WANT YOU TO LET GO.

I'LL KEEP MY ARM HERE, BUT I

WANT YOU TO LET GO AND TRY

IT FOR A SECOND.

Kristi: ALL RIGHT.

HOLD ON.

WAIT.

I'M WAITING.

COME ON, YOU'VE GOT THIS.

VERY GOOD, WOW!

Kristi: TAHDAH, HOLD

ME.

LET ME GET UP HERE WITH

YOU.

Kristi: ARE YOU READY?

I'M READY.

LET'S SEE IF WE CAN DO THIS

TOGETHER.

LET'S TAKE A STEP.

Kristi: WAIT, WAIT,

WAIT!

I WANT TO GET TO THE

OTHER SIDE.

THERE YOU GO.

YOU'RE DOING GOOD.

WE'RE ALMOST THERE.

Kristi: OKAY.

AND ONE MORE STEP AND YOU

MADE IT.

Kristi: YAY!

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

FANTASTIC, NIK, THANK YOU SO

MUCH.

BEFORE WE LEAVE, YOU'VE GOT

TO TELL ME, WHAT'S UP NEXT?

NEXT IS THE GRAND

CANYON.

NO ONE IN THE WORLD HAS EVER

WALKED THE GRAND CANYON, AND

NEXT JUNE, I'LL BE THE FIRST

ONE TO WALK THE GRAND CANYON

IN THE WORLD.

Kristi: HOW DO YOU

PREPARE FOR THAT?

THERE IS A LOT OF

LOGISTICS AND SCIENCE AND

TECHNOLOGY THAT GOES BEHIND

WHAT I DO.

THE ADVANCEMENTS HELP MAKE

IT MUCH SAFER THAN IT WAS

BEFORE.

Kristi: WE'RE GOING TO

BE PRAYING FOR YOU.

AND THANK YOU SO MUCH.

YOU ROCK.

NEXT TIME I'M GOING TO GET

PAT.

I'M GOING TO SAY, PAT, WHY

DON'T YOU COME UP HERE AND

DO THIS.

MAYBE NOT.

PAT, OVER TO YOU.

Pat: I'LL LET YOURSELF

COME BALANCE ON A BIG HORSE

AND YOU CAN BALANCE ON THE

WIRE.

I'LL TELL YOU, THAT IS

AWESOME.

I WATCHED THAT WALK ACROSS

NIAGARA FALLS.

IT WAS BREATHTAKING.

I JUST CAN'T IMAGINE THE

GRAND CANYON.

BUT NIK IS A TREMENDOUS GUY

AND HE IS TALKING TO JESUS

THE WHOLE TIME.

THE ANGELS ARE HOLDING HIM

UP.

STILL AHEAD, WE'LL MEET A

MAN SO TOUGH HE BULLIED

HIMSELF TO THE TOP OF A

NOTOR PSYCH GANG.

THE FIRST THING I WOULD

DO IS WALK UP TO THE FIRST

GUY I SAW AND SMACK HIM IN

THE HEAD AND TAKE HIS BEER,

JUST TO SHOW HIM I WAS THERE

AND I WILL HIT YOU.

Pat: FIND OUT WHY ONE

MAN WASN'T AFRAID TO CROSS

HIM WHEN WE COME BACK.

Reporter: AND WELCOME

BACK TO "THE 700 CLUB."

THE PHILIPPINES GOVERNMENT

HAS SIGNED A PEACE DEAL WITH

A COUNTRY'S MUSLIM REBEL

GROUP.

THE MORO ISLAMIC FRONT HAS

FOUGHT FOR AN INDEPENDENT

STATE FOR DECADES.

THIS IS THE FIRST MAJOR STEP

DESIGNED TO END ONE OF

ASIA'S 40 YEARS.

IT HAS KILLED TENS OF

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE AND

CRIPPLED DEVELOPMENT.

IT GRANTS THE MINORITY

MUSLIM POPULATION BROAD

AUTHORITY.

CBN'S "TURNING POINT" HAS

BEEN TOUCHING LIVES IN

AFRICA FOR MORE THAN 20

YEARS.

IT WON AT THE 2012 CHRISTIAN

BROADCAST MEDIA AWARDS.

IT IS A MAGAZINE-STYLE

PROGRAM WITH TESTIMONIES AND

INSPIRATIONAL STORIES AND

SONGS.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

WHAT CBN IS DOING AROUND THE

WORLD BY LOGGING ON TO

CBN.COM/INTERNATIONAL.

STAY TUNED.

PAT AND KRISTI WILL BE BACK

AFTER THIS.

Pat: WELL, THROUGHOUT

HIS LIFE, JEFF STOLTZ WAS

ARRESTED MORE THAN 30 -- GET

THAT, MORE THAN 30 TIMES.

HE STOLE CARS, HE ROBBED

DRUG DEALERS FOR CASH.

HE EVEN RIPPED OFF HIS OWN

PARENTS TO FEED HIS CRACK

ADDICTION.

JEFF FREELY ADMITS THAT HE

WAS, IN HIS TERM, GARBAGE.

UNTIL HE MET ONE MAN WHO

REFUSED TO THROW HIM OUT.

Reporter: FOR MOST OF

HIS LIFE, ALL JEFF STOLTZ

WANTED WAS TO BE ACCEPTED.

WHEN I WAS A CHILD, I WAS

A HEAVY KID, AND I WAS

PICKED ON AND I WAS SCARED A

LOT, AND I BELIEVE THAT

CAUSED ME TO BE VERY ANGRY.

I DID WELL IN SCHOOL,

ALTHOUGH I DIDN'T GET ALONG

WITH PEOPLE VERY WELL.

I JUST WASN'T ONE OF THE

POPULAR KIDS.

SO THAT REALLY PLAYED ON MY

SELF-ESTEEM.

Reporter: IN HIGH

SCHOOL, HE DISCOVERED BODY

BUILDING AND SOON BECAME THE

SCHOOL BULLY.

FIGHTING ALL OF THE

TIME.

FIGHTING OLDER KIDS, YOUNGER

KIDS, WHATEVER.

I JUST DIDN'T TAKE ANYTHING

FROM ANYBODY.

Reporter: AFTER HIGH

SCHOOL, JEFF JOINED THE

ARMY, HOPING TO IMPRESS HIS

FATHER, WHO WAS A VETERAN.

I ALWAYS WANTED

ACCEPTANCE.

IT SEEMED LIKE FOR MY

FATHER, NOTHING WAS QUITE

GOOD ENOUGH.

Reporter: JEFF COULDN'T

DEAL WITH ARMY DISCIPLINE,

HOWEVER, AND SO HE WENT AWOL

AND JOINED A MOTORCYCLE

GANG.

I WANTED TO BE ACCEPTED

BY SOMETHING.

WHEN I MET THESE BIKERS

GUYS, I HAD BEEN REALLY

HEAVY.

I HAD BEEN SHOT IN THE LEG

DURING A BAR FIGHT AND I PUT

ON A LOT OF WEIGHT.

WHAT I NOTICED ABOUT THE BAR

BIKE GANG THEY ACCEPTED

ANYBODY.

Reporter: HE MARRIED

BUT EVENTUALLY HE BECAME

PRESIDENT OF THE GANG.

I BECAME PRESIDENT OF THE

MOTORCYCLE GANG BECAUSE OF

MY LOYALTY AND DEDICATION

AND MY RUTHLESSNESS.

I CAN REMEMBER GOING INTO

THE BARS AT NIGHT, AND THE

FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS

WALK UP TO THE FIRST GUY I

SAW AND SMACK HIM IN THE

HEAD AND TAKE HIS BEER, JUST

TO SHOW HIM I WAS THERE, AND

I WILL HIT YOU.

IN THE MOTORCYCLE GANG, LIFE

WAS SO VIOLENT, IT'S ALMOST

HARD TO DESCRIBE A SPECIFIC

INSTANCE BECAUSE IT WAS A

CONSTANT, THE CONSTANT

STABBINGS AND SHOOTINGS.

IF SOMEBODY WERE TO ASK ME

AT THAT MOMENT IF I BELIEVED

IN GOD, I'M SURE I WOULD

HAVE MADE A JOKE ABOUT IT.

YOU KNOW, I KNOW I'M GOING

TO HELL, SO THE FREEDOM IN

THAT IS I CAN DO ANYTHING I

PLEASE.

THAT'S WHAT I USED TO SAY

ALL OF THE TIME.

I THOUGHT GOD AND ALL OF

THAT WAS SOMETHING FOR

IDIOTS TO BELIEVE IN.

Reporter: ONE CHRISTMAS

JEFF'S WIFE LEFT HIM, TAKING

THEIR YOUNG DAUGHTER.

ABOUT THE SAME TIME, HI

SISTER DIED.

TO DEAL WITH THE PAIN, HE

TRIED CRACK FOR THE FIRST

TIME.

OVER THE NEXT SIX YEARS

AFTER THAT, AFTER STARTING

TO SMOKE CRACK COCAINE, THE

FIRST YEAR I LOST EVERYTHING

I HAD.

Reporter: JEFF'S HABIT

BECAME SO BAD HE STOLE FROM

HIS OWN PARENTS.

I ACTUALLY CONNED AND

CHEATED AND STOLE FROM MY

PARENTS AND TOOK OVER

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF

DOLLARS.

IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF

TIME.

IN A TWO-YEAR SPAN, AND

CAUSED MY FATHER, WHO

RETIRED FROM THE ARMY AND

CIVIL SERVICE -- HE HAD TO

GET ANOTHER JOB TO PAY FOR

BANKRUPTCY.

Reporter: AFTER THEY

FAILED TO GET HIM INTO

REHAB, HIS PARENTS GAVE HIM

A ONE-WAY TICKET MIAMI,

WHICH HE SPENT ON DRUGS.

AFTER THAT, HE BEGAN

STEALING AGAIN TO SURVIVE.

I WOULD ROB DRUG DEALERS

OVER AND OVER, AND THEY

COULD HAVE EASILY KILLED

ME.

Reporter: JEFFREY

UNITED WITH AN OLD

GIRLFRIEND, AND THEY

TRAVELLED THE COUNTRY.

EVENTUALLY THEY ENDED UP IN

FLORIDA WHERE THEY BOUGHT A

BAR.

AND HE MET A SOBER CUSTOMER

WHO BROUGHT HIS BIBLE TO THE

BAR.

OF COURSE I THOUGHT HE

WAS CRAZY WITH THE JESUS

TALK AND GOD AND ALL OF

THAT, BUT HE WAS A REALLY

NICE GUY.

Reporter: JEFF'S

ADDICTION COST HIM TO LOSE

THE BAR AND THE GIRLFRIEND.

HE WOUND UP HOMELESS, LIVING

UNDER A BRIDGE IN

NASHVILLE.

HE WAS ARRESTED OVER 30

TIMES FOR CRIMES RELATED TO

THIS DRUG USE.

WHEN HE WAS BAILED OUT BY

HIS FATHER ONE LAST TIME,

JEFF KNEW HE HAD TO GET

HELP.

THE ONE PERSON I KNEW IN

NASHVILLE WHO DIDN'T USE

DRUGS WAS JOSH.

I LOOKED UP HIS PHONE NUMBER

AND GAVE HIM A CALL, AND HE

INVITED ME TO CHURCH.

THE FIRST SUNDAY I WENT, THE

PEOPLE WERE REAL NICE TO

ME.

I HADN'T EXPERIENCED THAT

FROM TOTAL STRANGERS

BEFORE.

AND, OF COURSE, I HAD HAIR

ALMOST DOWN TO MY WAIST AND

WAS ROUGH LOOKING, WITH ALL

OF THE TATTOOS, AND I HAD AN

EXPERIENCE WITH CHRIST THAT

DAY.

IT WAS AS THOUGH HE WERE

JUST RIGHT NEXT TO ME ON THE

PEW, SPEAKING TO ME.

I CAN REMEMBER HIM TELLING

ME THAT IT WAS TIME TO GIVE

MY LIFE OVER.

Reporter: THAT DAY JEFF

WAS DELIVERED FROM A

SIX-YEAR CRACK ADDICTION.

HE BECAME ACTIVE AND

CELEBRATED RECOVERY.

HE MOVED BACK TO NORTH

CAROLINA, REMARRIED, AND IS

NOW ON STAFF AT A CHURCH IN

FAYETTEVILLE.

IN 2008, HE RECEIVED AN

EXTRA SPECIAL CHRISTMAS

PRESENT.

I WAS COMING TO MY

PARENTS' HOUSE FOR THEIR

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY,

PRIOR TO OUR WEDDING, AND I

WALKED IN THE DOOR, AND

THERE WAS MY DAUGHTER.

AND I WAS ABLE TO HUG HER

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SIX

YEARS.

SHE HAD FORGIVEN ME

COMPLETELY AND IS PROUD TO

TELL PEOPLE I'M HER DAD.

Reporter: BUT THERE WAS

ONE MORE PIECE OF UNFINISHED

BUSINESS FOR JEFF.

IN 2008, HIS FATHER WAS

HOSPITALIZED FOR CONGESTIVE

HEART FAILURE.

I'LL NEVER FORGET THE DAY

HE TOOK ME.

HE DIDN'T KNOW IF HE WAS

RIGHT WITH GOD.

SO I TOLD HIM WE NEED TO

PRAY TOGETHER.

AND HE PRAYED TO RECEIVE

CHRIST THAT DAY.

AND IT WAS...IT WAS PROBABLY

TWO MONTHS BEFORE HE PASSED

AWAY.

Reporter: TODAY JEFF

WANTS TO SHARE WITH OTHERS

THE HOPE HE HAS FOUND IN

CHRIST.

IF YOU THINK YOU'RE NOT

WORTH ANYTHING, IF YOU THINK

THAT YOU'RE GARBAGE, I'M

TELLING YOU I WAS GARBAGE.

BUT GOD RECYCLES GARBAGE.

AND THERE IS HOPE.

THERE IS HOPE.

THERE IS FREEDOM.

THERE IS A BETTER LIFE.

THERE AREN'T WORDS BIG

ENOUGH TO TELL YOU WHAT GOD

HAS DONE IN MY LIFE.

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE THE

DESTINY THAT HE HAS PLANNED

FOR ME.

Pat: WHAT A TESTIMONY.

YOU KNOW, IF I WERE GOD, AND

I'M NOT GOD, BUT IF I WERE,

I WOULD TAKE SOMEBODY LIKE

THAT AND PUT HIM INTO HELL.

I WOULDN'T WASTE A LOT OF

TIME ON SOME BIKER WHO IS

OUT ROBBING PEOPLE AND

BEATING PEOPLE UP AND

STABBING AND SHOOTING PEOPLE

AND DOING ALL OF THE THINGS

THAT JEFF DID.

TAKING DRUGS, AND STEALING

FROM HIS FOLKS.

I WOULD GIVE HIM UP, IF I

WERE GOD.

BUT, FORTUNATELY, I'M NOT

GOD, AND GOD DOESN'T ACT

THAT WAY.

GOD DOESN'T GIVE US UP

BECAUSE GOD LOVES US AND HE

SEES THE END FROM THE

BEGINNING.

AND WHAT HE SAW IN THE MIDST

OF ALL OF THAT TURMOIL, HE

SAW A MAN SERVING HIM AT THE

END WHO WAS REJOICING IN

JESUS AND ON THE WAY TO

HEAVEN.

AND THAT'S WHAT HE SEES IN

YOU.

HE SEES THE END FROM THE

BEGINNING.

GOD IS NOT GOING TO GIVE UP

ON YOU.

GOD IS NOT GOING TO GIVE UP

ON YOU.

SO DON'T THINK HE IS.

AND IF YOU'LL TURN TO HIM,

HE'LL BE THERE TO GREET YOU

AND TO WISH YOU WELL AND TO

ENTER YOU INTO HIS KINGDOM

BECAUSE HE LOVES YOU.

GOD LOVES YOU.

AND IF YOU WANT HIM, AND YOU

WANT TO KNOW HIM, I ASK YOU,

PLEASE PRAY WITH ME RIGHT

NOW.

DON'T WAIT ANY LONGER.

DON'T WAIT FOR SOME TRAGEDY

TO TAKE PLACE.

BOW YOUR HEAD RIGHT NOW, AND

PRAY WITH ME AND PRAY THESE

WORDS.

JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT, PRAY

WITH ME NOW.

JESUS, I KNOW YOU DIED FOR

MY SINS, AND I KNOW I DON'T

DESERVE HEAVEN, BUT, LORD,

RIGHT NOW I WANT TO GO TO

HEAVEN.

I DON'T WANT TO GO TO HELL.

I WANT TO BE PART OF YOUR

FAMILY.

PLEASE FORGIVE ME, LORD, FOR

WHAT I'VE DONE.

I RECEIVE YOU AS SAVIOR, AND

I MAKE YOU LORD OF MY LIFE.

THANK YOU, JESUS, THAT

YOU'VE HEARD MY PRAYER.

AND THANK YOU THAT YOU'VE

COME INTO MY HEART.

FOR THOSE WHO PRAYED,

FATHER, TOUCH THEM NOW WITH

YOUR SPIRIT AND FILL THEM TO

OVERFLOWING WITH YOUR POWER

IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

I HAVE SOMETHING FOR YOU IF

YOU PRAYED THAT PRAYER WITH

ME.

IT'S CALLED "A NEW DAY."

IT WILL TELL YOU WHAT TO DO

NEXT IN YOUR LIFE IF YOU

JUST CAME TO THE LORD.

WE'RE HERE FOR YOU.

IT IS 1-800-759-0700.

SO CALL NOW.

COUNSELLORS ARE ON THE PHONE

WHO LOVE YOU AND WHO ARE

WAITING FOR YOUR CALL.

COMING UP, WE'RE GOING TO BE

PRAYING FOR OUR NATION AS

WE'RE LOOKING TO AN ELECTION

THAT CAN CHANGE THE COURSE

OF OUR HISTORY.

DON'T GO AWAY.

Kristi: FOR THE LAST

SEVERAL WEEKS, WE'VE BEEN

PRAYING FOR AMERICA HERE ON

"THE 700 CLUB."

AND WE'RE GOING TO KEEP

PRAYING FOR OUR COUNTRY ALL

THE WAY THROUGH ELECTION

DAY.

DID YOU KNOW YOU CAN

ACTUALLY BE A PART OF THIS.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL

1-800-759-0700, AND YOUR

PRAYERS, LIKE THE THOUSANDS

OF OTHER PRAYER PARTNERS,

WILL BE ADDED TO THE FLAG

RIGHT BEHIND US.

AND WE'RE GOING TO SEND YOU

A BOOKLET -- I FORGOT THE

BOOKLET --

Pat: "STEPS TO

REVIVAL."

Kristi: "STEPS TO

REVIVAL."

Pat: AND THERE IS

600,000 PEOPLE.

Kristi: AND THE NUMBER

KEEPS GROWING.

Pat: FOR GOD'S

PROTECTION, AND TO ELECT

NATIONAL AND LOCAL LEADERS.

Kristi: AND HONEST,

PEACEFUL ELECTION -- WE'RE

ALL PRAYING FOR THAT.

AND AN INCREASE IN JOB, AND

RIGHTEOUSNESS AND SPIRITUAL

AWAKENING IN THE CHURCH.

Pat: WE'RE GOING TO

PRAY.

FATHER, KRISTI AND I JOIN

TOGETHER.

AND WE ASK YOU, LORD, SEND

REVIVAL TO THIS NATION.

BRING US TO A PLACE WHERE WE

CAN BE WORTHY OF YOUR GRACE

AND YOUR LOVE.

TOUCH THIS LAND.

RENEW THAT COVENANT THAT WAS

MADE SOME YEARS AGO.

WE RENEW THE COVENANT OF OUR

FOREFATHERS.

LORD, TOUCH LIVES, AND MAY

WE SEE YOUR GREAT ANOINTING

SPREAD THROUGHOUT THIS LAND

AND GIVE US RIGHT RIGHTEOUS

LEADERS WHO WILL LEAD THIS

COUNTRY.

IN JESUS' NAME WE ASK IT.

AMEN.

Kristi: AMEN.

SKILL TO COME, WE'RE GOING

TO BRING IT ON WITH YOUR

E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

SHARON SAYS, "DOES IT MAKE A

DIFFERENCE WHICH SIDE OF THE

TRINITY I PRAY TO.

IN A CLASS I'M TAKING SAYS

CERTAIN PRAYERS SHOULD BE

ADDRESSED TO JESUS, AND

CERTAIN ONES TO THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

WHO DO I PRAY TO?"

WE'RE GOING TO ANSWER THAT

WHEN WE RETURN.

SO WHATEVER YOU DO, DON'T GO

AWAY.

Kristi: IN PARTS OF

PERU, WATER IS STIRRED IN

SISTINES THAT ARE HARD TO

REACH.

FOR ONE FAMILY, A TRIP TO

GET WATER NEARLY ENDED IN

TRAMPT.

Reporter TRAGEDY.

Reporter: ZIMAR IS ONLY

FOUR YEARS OLD, BUT THAT

DOESN'T STOP HER FROM

WORKING HARD FOR HER MOM

AROUND THE HOUSE.

BUT THE FIRST TIME ZIMAR

EVER WENT TO COLLECT WATER

BECAME A NEAR TRAGEDY.

THE LITTLE GIRL LEANED OVER

TO GET SOME WATER AND FELL

IN.

I HEARD THE NEIGHBOR

START TO SCREAM.

ZIMAR FELL INTO THE WELL.

Reporter: BECAUSE SHE

SWALLOWED SO MUCH WATER, SHE

LOST CONSCIOUSNESS.

HER MOTHER WAS FINALLY ABLE

TO GET HER OUT.

I SAID NO, MY GOD, NO,

PLEASE DON'T TAKE HER AWAY

FROM ME.

WHEN I SAW MY DAUGHTER

BREATHING, I FELT LIKE SHE

HAD BEEN BORN AGAIN.

THEN I SAID, LORD, THANK

YOU.

THANK YOU.

Reporter: WHEN

"OPERATION BLESSING" HEARD

OF THIS DANGEROUS OPEN PIT

WELL IN ZIMAR'S VILLAGE IN

PERU, WE DECIDED TO DIG THEM

A NEW, SAFER ONE.

THIS WELL PROVIDES FRESH

DRINKING WATER FOR OVER 400

PEOPLE IN THE AREA.

BUT THE BEST PART FOR

ZIMAR'S MOM IS THAT THE WELL

IS COMPLETELY ENCLOSED, AND

SAFE FOR ZIMAR AND HER

FRIENDS.

WE HAVE CLEAN WATER ALL

DAY AND WE DON'T GET SICK.

MY FAMILY AND I ARE GRATEFUL

TO "OPERATION BLESSING."

FOR THE WELL THEY BUILT.

Kristi: WATER,

SOMETHING WE TAKE FOR

GRANTED EVERY SINGLE DAY IS

A LIFE-SAVING SOURCE FOR SO

MANY OTHER PEOPLE.

THINK ABOUT IT.

WE'VE SEEN STORY AFTER STORY

WHERE PEOPLE HAVE WALKED AN

ENTIRE DAY JUST TO GET

WATER, WHICH IS RIDDLED WITH

EVERY KIND OF DISEASE AND

MUCK AND MERC AND SICKNESS.

IT'S HORRIBLE.

BUT JUST BECAUSE YOU CARE

AND BECAUSE YOU HELP, YOU

CAN PROVIDE CLEAN WATER FOR

THEM.

HOW COOL IS THAT?

SO LISTEN, IF YOU ARE A CBN

PARTNER, CAN I JUST TAKE A

MOMENT TO SAY THANK YOU,

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, FOR

ALL OF THOSE WHO MIGHT NOT

BE ABLE O SAY THAN TO SAY

THANK YOU.

BUT IF YOU'RE NOT A CBN

PARTNER, WHY NOT BECOME ONE

TODAY.

DON'T WORRY ABOUT TOMORROW.

WHY DON'T YOU PICK UP THE

PHONE AND SAY, YOU KNOW

WHAT?

I WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

IN SOMEONE'S LIFE.

WHEN YOU DO, THE ANGELS WILL

START REJOICING BECAUSE YOU

HONORED GOD.

BECOME A "700 CLUB"

PARTNER.

65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH -- THAT'S NOTHING, BUT

IT IS EVERYTHING TO SOMEONE

IN NEED.

WHEN YOU CHOOSE TO BECOME A

"700 CLUB" PARTNER, WE WANT

TO GIVE YOU THIS, "GOD'S

PLAN FOR AMERICA, HOW TO

PREPARE FOR THE DAYS

AHEAD."

PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TAKING THIS

LIKE HOT TAKES.

WE WANT TO KNOW WHAT IS ON

GOD'S HEART.

HOW CAN WE PRAY?

THAT'S WHY PAT PUT THIS

TOGETHER.

IT IS OUR GIFT TO YOU WHEN

YOU JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

DON'T FORGET TO CALL OR LOG

ON TO CBN.COM.

ARE YOU READY?

Pat: LET'S GO.

Kristi: OKAY.

Pat: BRING IT ON.

Kristi: SHARON

ASKS, "DOES IT MAKE A

DIFFERENCE WHICH PART OF THE

TRINITY I PRAY TO?

IN A CLASS I'M TAKING, I WAS

TOLD CERTAIN QUESTIONS

SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO JESUS

AND CERTAIN ONES TO THE HOLY

SPIRIT."

WHAT DO YOU THINK, PAT?

Pat: I THINK GOD KNOWS

OUR HEART.

IT IS NOT THE SPECIFICS.

THEORETICALLY WE PRAY TO THE

FATHER IN JESUS' NAME, IN

THE POWER OF THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

WE DON'T PRAY TO THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

AND, OF COURSE, YOU CAN PRAY

TO JESUS, BUT, NEVERTHELESS,

IT IS IN HIS NAME.

IT IS THE POWER OF ATTORNEY

THAT WE HAVE IN HIS NAME

THAT GIVES US THE ACCESS.

BUT WE PRAY TO THE FATHER,

AND SAY, FATHER, IN THE NAME

OF JESUS I'M COMING TO YOU,

AND I'M IN THE POWER OF THE

HOLY SPIRIT.

Kristi: THERE YOU GO.

ANITA SAYS, "WHAT IS A

RECIPE FOR PAT'S BREAKFAST

CEREAL WITH WALNUTS AND PEEK

PECANS AND OATMEAL."

DO YOU REMEMBER WE DID THAT

ABOUT A YEAR AGO ON THE

SHOW?

Pat: I DIDN'T WRITE

DOWN THE FORMULA, BUT I HAVE

OAT BRAN AND OATMEAL AND I

HAVE ALMONDS AND PECANS AND

WALNUTS.

Kristi: AND YOU HAD

SOME MAPLE SYRUP?

Pat: MAPLE SYRUP AND

CINNAMON, WHICH IS VERY

NICE.

THAT SHOULD BE ENOUGH.

BUT I ALSO PUT MIXED BERRIES

THAT YOU CAN GET AT COSCO

AND YOU PUT MIXED BERRIES ON

TOP OF IT, TOO.

SO I'VE GOT RASPBERRIES AND

BLUEBERRIES AND OTHER KIND

OF BERRIES, AND THEY'RE ALL

TOGETHER.

Kristi: IT WAS VERY

LOVELY AND I WANTED TO

REMIND EVERYBODY, IF YOU

WANT PAT'S EXACT RECIPE, ALL

YOU HAVE TO DO IS LOG ON TO

CBN.COM.

Pat: ARE YOU SURE?

Kristi: YEAH, THAT'S

WHAT ONE OF THE PRODUCERS

DO.

Pat: MY EXACT RECIPE --

RIGHT NOW WE'RE PUSHING

MINESTRONE SOUP.

Kristi: SCARLET WRITES,

"PLEASE EXPLAIN IN 1 JOHN 5:

19, WE KNOW WE ARE OF GOD

AND THE WHOLE WORLD LIES

UNDER THE WICKED ONE.

DOES THIS MEAN THE WICKED

ONE RULES THE WORLD?"

Pat: HE IS THE PRINCE

OF THE POWER OF THE AIR.

HE'S -- WELL, THE WORLD LIES

IN WICKEDNESS UNDER HIS

SWAY.

HE IS THE ONE BEHIND SOME OF

THE DICTATORS ON EARTH.

BUT THE ULTIMATE POWER IS IN

GOD ALMIGHTY.

IT IS GOD'S DEVIL.

HE IS IN CHARGE OF ALL OF

IT.

THAT'S ALL THE TIME WE HAVE

FOR THIS PROGRAM.

TOMORROW WE GET A SPECIAL

TREAT FROM THE D.C. CUPCAKE

GIRLS.

TODAY WE LEAVE YOU WITH HE'S

WORDS FROM PHILIPPINES: "BE

ANXIOUS FOR NOTHING.

IT IS THANKSGIVING, AND LET

YOUR REQUESTS BE KNOWN TO

GOD."

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