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700 Club Canada: October 30, 2012

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HELLO.

I'M BRIAN WARREN.

I'M LAURA-LYNN TYLER

THOMPSON.

THANKS FOR JOINING US.

WOW.

TODAY I LOVE WHAT GOD IS GOING

TO DO.

YOU HAVEN'T SEEN IT YET, BUT

THIS IS AMAZING.

IT'S A GOOD SHOW.

YEAH.

IT'S A GOOD SHOW.

TALKING ABOUT IMPACTS AND HOW

PEOPLE MAKE IMPACTS IN OUR

LIVES.

AND HOW SOMETIMES WE HAVE

MENTORS IN OUR LIVES.

HAS ANYBODY MADE A DEEP IMPACT

IN YOUR LIFE AND GUIDED YOU

ALONG.

YOU KNOW, I HAD A LOT OF

PEOPLE THAT MADE IMPACTS IN MY

LIFE.

MY MOM AND DAD THE MOST.

I MEAN, I JUST LOVE THAT.

THEY'RE MY HEROES.

THERE WAS ONE MAN IN PARTICULAR,

IT WAS IN MY LIFE GOING IN

A DIFFERENT DIRECTION.

HE WAS A CAMPUS COP.

HE SAID JESUS WAS -- HE WAS

INCREDIBLE AND, I SAID, WOW.

TELL ME ABOUT HIM.

HE TOLD ME ABOUT A JESUS AND IT

CHANGED MY LIFE.

IT DID, AYE.

UH-HUH.

PRETTY COOL.

ON TODAY'S SHOW, YOU WILL SEE

HOW GOD IS IMPACTING LIVES AND

AS A RESULT HOW PEOPLE ARE

MAKING RADICAL CHANGES.

FIRST YOU WILL SEE ONE GROUP

IS SPREADING THE GOSPEL TO SOME

OF THE DARKEST PLACES IN NORTH

AMERICA AND SEE HOW GOD IS DOING

THERE.

YOU WILL SEE HOW THE TEAM AT

NIGHT STRIKE ARE LEANING ON GOD

TO KEEP THEM SAFE AS THEY SPEAK

TO THE HEARTS OF THE HOMELESS.

AND BEN CARLSON WHO WAS ON

HIS DREAM TO PLAYING IN THE

MAJOR LEAGUES, THAT IS UNTIL ONE

FOUL BALL CHANGED THE COURSE OF

HIS LIFE.

YOU'LL SEE WHAT HAPPENED THAT

SUMMER DAY TO BRING A BALLPLAYER

HIS KNEES.

FIRST, BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS

WITH THOSE OF HAVE BEEN

FORGOTTEN.

[ MUSIC ]

WE GO WITH -- ADDICTS.

WE SEE PROSTITUTES AND ALL SORTS

OF DIFFERENT CHARACTERS OF

PEOPLE OUT HERE.

WE WILL FIND THE DARKEST PART IN

THE DARKEST CITY AND THAT'S

WHERE WE WILL GO.

WE BRING THE LIGHT OF JESUS

CHRIST INTO THE DARKNESS.

IT IS INTERESTING TO SEE THE

PEOPLE THAT COME OUT.

WHETHER IT'S A MAN OR A WOMAN OR

A YOUNG GIRL OR A YOUNG BOY THE

WAY, THAT GOD USES THOSE PEOPLE

TO BRING HIS WORD.

WHETHER IT IS JUST A HUG OR

ACKNOWLEDGE OR A LOT OF PATHETIC

GOES ON OUT HERE, BUT HE LOVES

THE HECK OUT OF PEOPLE OUT HERE.

I GO TO WALMART NOW AND I BUY

THE GREAT VALUE LOAFS OF BREAD

FOR $1.50 PIECE, I BUY TWO LOAFS

OF THOSE AND I BUY THE TURKEY ON

THE TUNA FISH AND I GO TO AND

BUY 10 BAGS OF SOCKS AND THOSE

FOR $7 A PIECE AND YEAH,

MINISTRY WHEN WE GO OUT TO THE

STREET AND DO GOOD OUT THERE.

I DO THAT EVERY TIME AND TELL

PEOPLE YOU DON'T NEED A LOT.

YOU JUST NEED SOMETHING TO

ENGAGE CONVERSATION.

A LOT OF TIMES THE SANDWICH AND

THE SOCKS FOR A HOMELESS PERSON

THAT IS GOLD.

OFTENTIMES YOU FIND YOURSELF

ENGAGING IN CONVERSATION THAT

YOU COULDN'T HAVE STARTED

WITHOUT THE FOOD.

I WENT TO CHURCH, I PRAYED,

BUT THIS IS DIFFERENT.

THIS IS REALLY LIKE, I REALLY

FEEL A CONNECTION, I DIFFERENT

KIND OF CONNECTION WITH GOD WHEN

I'M OUT HERE WITH, WITH THIS

GROUP.

THAT YOU WOULD LOVE.

YOU'RE NOT FORGOTTEN.

OKAY?

YOU'RE NOT FORGOTTEN.

YOU SEE A LOT OF HEALING.

YOU SEE PEOPLE BREAKDOWN AND

JUST START CRYING BECAUSE

SOMEBODY DELIVERS THE WORD FROM

GOD.

MAYBE THEY LOST FAITH OR

WHATEVER.

IT IS VERY SIMPLE, BUT YOU

ALSO HAVE THE BOLDNESS TO WALK

IN THE HOLY SPEAR "KNOW HE IS

GOING TO PROTECT YOU.

YOU SEE PEOPLE AND THEIR

FACES ARE COMPLETELY CHANGED.

IT IS JUST, WHATEVER WAS GOING

ON AT THAT TIME IN THEIR LIFE,

ALL OF THE SUDDEN SOMETHING CAME

IN.

SOMETHING VERY POWERFUL.

SOMETHING UNDENIABLE CAME IN AND

JUST WIPED EVERYTHING AWAY, EVEN

FOR THAT SPLIT SECOND.

MAN, JUST USE IT FOR WHO HE

IS AND WHAT HE IS AND SEE THE

DARKNESS AND BRING HIM INTO THE

DARKNESS.

IT IS VERY POWERFUL.

I BELIEVE LIVES ARE CHANGED.

YOU KNOW, IN THE INSTANT.

ALL IT TAKES IS AN INSTANT AND

LIVES ARE CHANGED.

SMILE, TOO.

SMILE.

ALL RIGHT.

[ MUSIC ]

WHAT A GREAT STORY.

GOD BLESSED THOSE PEOPLE.

YOU KNOW, MY MOM AND HER FRIENDS

USED TO GO DOWN THE MAIN AND

HASTINGS AND THE CORDOVA STREET

AVENUE IN VANCOUVER SIXTY YEARS

AGO AND TELL PEOPLE ABOUT JESUS.

THEY WOULD SING SONGS.

MY MOM WOULD PLAY AN ACCORDION

AND LEAD PEOPLE TO JESUS RIGHT

ON THE STREET THERE MIGHT BE

SOME PEOPLE OUT THERE RIGHT NOW

AND YOU'RE THINKING ARE THESE

PEOPLE CRAZY.

GOING OUT ONTO THE STREETS WITH

HOMELESS PEOPLE AND PRAYING WITH

THEM, GIVING THEM WORDS FROM GOD

AND FEEDING THEM?

IN LUKE 14, THERE IS A WONDERFUL

PARABLE THAT JESUS HIMSELF TOLD.

IT WAS ABOUT A MAN, A MASTER.

HE THROW A GREAT BANQUET, BUT

HIS GUESTS KEPT GIVING HIM

EXCUSES WHY THEY COULDN'T COME.

SO THE MASTER TOLD HIS SERVANTS

IN VERSE 21, GO OUT COOK FOOD.

GO INTO THE STREETS AND THE

ALLEYS OF THE TOWN.

BRING IN THE POOR, THE CRIPPLED,

THE BLIND AND THE LAME.

THEN THE SERVANT REPORTED BACK,

WE DID THAT AND THERE IS MORE

ROOM.

SO THE MASTER TOLD HIS SERVANT

GO OUT TO THE ROADS AND COUNTRY

LANES AND COMPEL THEM, COMPEL

THEM TO COME IN SO MY HOUSE WILL

BE FULL.

WELL, WE'RE NOT CRAZY.

WE JUST KNOW THAT WE NEED

A SAVIOR AND DEEP INSIDE OF YOU,

YOU KNOW THERE IS A PLACE THAT

NEEDS THE SAVIOR, TOO.

MAY I QUOTE THE MOST REPEATED

AND PROFOUND VERSE IN THE BIBLE.

JOHN 3:16.

FOR GOD SO LOVED, HE SO LOVED

THE WORLD THAT HE GAVE HIS ONE

AND ONLY SON THAT WHOEVER

BELIEVES IN HIM WILL NOT PERISH,

BUT HAS ETERNAL LIFE.

YOU MAY NOT BE HOMELESS AND

LIVING ON THE STREETS, BUT YOU

MIGHT BE VERY LOST.

BRIAN, THAT'S WHY WE ARE HERE

EVERY DAY.

TO LET YOU KNOW THERE IS HOPE.

THERE IS A WAY.

THERE IS A TRUTH.

HIS NAME IS JESUS.

AMEN.

I BELIEVE THAT NOT ONLY ARE

THEIR PEOPLE THAT HAVE BEEN

BROUGHT TO CHRIST, THOSE NUMBERS

ARE ON THE SCREEN FOR YOU FOR

ANY TIME TO CALL.

I BELIEVE JUST LIKE MIKE AND

THOSE OWN NIGHT STRIKE, YOU

MIGHT FEEL THAT YOU HAVE A CRAZY

IDEA.

IT WAS NOT A BIG ORGANIZATION,

IT WAS ONE MAN OBEYING THE WORD

OF GOD AND LOVING PEOPLE.

GO OUT THERE AND DO WHAT GOD

TELLS YOU, GOD BLESS.

TOO OFTEN WE CARRY BAGGAGE

FROM OUR PAST.

YOU KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE.

IT AFFECTS EVERYTHING AND

EVERYONE IN YOUR LIVES.

IT IS ALWAYS THERE, WEIGHING US

DOWN AND KEEPING US FROM

ACHIEVING TRUE HAPPINESS.

BUT DO YOU KNOW GOD NEVER MEANT

FOR US TO BE TRAPPED IN THE

PAST?

YOU CAN BE FREE OF YOUR BAGGAGE.

LEARN HOW GOD'S FORGIVENESS

LEADS TO CHANGED LIVES AND NEW

BEGINNINGS.

CALL "THE 700 CLUB CANADA."

[ MUSIC ]

THE WISEST MAN WHO EVER

LIVED, KING SOLOMON, WROTE IN

ECCLESIASTICS THAT RAIN COMES ON

THE JUST AND THE UNJUST.

GOOD AND BAD, IT HAPPENS TO THEM

ALL.

HE EVEN SAYS THAT HE FOUND IT TO

BE A MOST UNFAIR THING THAT TIME

AND CHANCE COME UP ON THE

RIGHTEOUS AND THE UNRIGHTEOUS.

I HAVE LIVED THROUGH DAYS IN MY

LIFETIME AND I KNOW THAT YOU

HAVE, TOO.

WHERE WE GET THROWN A CURVEBALL.

THIS PAST COUPLE OF MONTHS

FAMILY FRIENDS GAVE BIRTH TO

A DOWN SYNDROME BABY, THAT'S

A CURVEBALL.

LET'S YEAR MY FRIEND'S

15-YEAR-OLD BOY DIED SUDDENLY IN

THE NIGHT AND MY FRIEND LOST HER

HUSBAND WITHIN EIGHT DAYS OF

A DIAGNOSIS OF CANCER.

STILL ANOTHER FRIEND'S SON,

RECENTLY COMMITTED SUICIDE,

THOSE ARE CURVEBALLS THAT WE

DON'T SEE COMING.

YOU FIND YOURSELF DEALING WITH

PAIN THAT YOU DON'T ANTICIPATE

AND IT LEAVES YOU REELING WITH

FEAR, ANGER CONFUSION AND AN

ACHE IN YOUR HEART THAT DOESN'T

GO AWAY.

I DON'T HAVE ANY ANSWER HOW TO

FEEL IN YOUR HEART AT THOSE

TERRIBLE MOMENTS, I KNOW ONLY

ONE THING, OUR HOPE IS IN THE

NAME OF THE LORD.

LIFE CAN BE PAINFUL.

GOD IS THERE.

THERE IS NOTHING ELSE THAT WE

CAN RELY ON SO ASSUREDLY AS THAT

ONE STATEMENT.

IT BECOMES A LIFE PRESERVER ON

THE OCEAN OF DESPAIR.

HE IS A TETHER IN THE FALL.

HE IS ROCK WHEN WE FIND

OURSELVES SINKING IN QUICK SAND.

HE HAS THE ARMS WE FALL INTO,

WHEN OUR LEGS CAN'T RUN ANYMORE.

JESUS HE IS OUR COUNSELOR IN THE

LATE HOURS OF THE NIGHT WHEN NO

ONE ELSE IS UP.

HE IS THE COMPANION, CONSOLER,

COMFORTER, CHERISHED FRIEND WHO

STAYS CLOSER THAN A BROTHER IN

TIMES OF DISASTER.

HE UPHOLDS HIS STRENGTH AND

FORTIFIES.

HE SECURES AND REINFORCES OUR

VERY LIFE, WHEN WE MAY NOT KNOW

HOW TO LIVE ONE MORE DAY.

HE'S THE PROVIDER OF SOLUTIONS

AND THE SUSTAINERS OF OUR

COURAGE TO TAKE JUST ONE MORE

STEP.

I KNOW THERE IS SOME OF YOU OUT

THERE TODAY AND YOU'RE DEALING

WITH A CURVEBALL THAT YOU DID

NOT SEE HEADING YOUR WAY.

I REALIZE THAT YOU CAN BE A VERY

DESPERATE PLACE.

MY WORDS, THEY CAN DO-NOTHING TO

SOLVE YOUR PAIN, BUT CAN I TELL

YOU, THERE IS A MAN, HIS NAME IS

JESUS, HE LOVES YOU MORE THAN

YOU COULD EVER, EVER KNOW.

HE IS NOT A DISTANT GOD.

HE IS RIGHT THERE, RIGHT BESIDE

YOU.

HE IS THE WARMTH THAT YOU FEEL

NOW COMING OVER YOUR BODY.

IF YOU WILL DARE TO JUST TRUST

HIM.

WOULD YOU JUST GIVE HIM ONE

CHANCE TO HELP YOU RIGHT NOW?

FATHER, I PRAY FOR THAT ONE

WHO'S HURTING SO TERRIBLY, THEY

FEEL THEY WILL NOT MAKE IT.

I ASK YOU JESUS TO REACH INTO

THE DEPTHS OF HIS UNIMAGINABLE

PAIN.

I PRAY, HOLY SPIRIT THAT YOU

WILL EMBODY, EMBRACE AND HOLD

TIGHTLY THIS ONE WHO NEEDS YOU.

YOU ARE THE ONLY SOURCE OF HOPE

THAT WE CAN CLING TO IN SUCH

TIMES OF TROUBLE.

WE SPEAK THE NAME OF JESUS AND

RISE UP IN THE POWER TO ACCEPT

THE PROVISION THAT ONLY GOD CAN

BRING.

THANK YOU, LAURA-LYNN.

YOU KNOW, AS A PASTOR, EVEN IN

HIS MOMENTS PEOPLE ASK WHERE IS

GOD DURING THESE TIMES?

THERE IS A FAMOUS POEM CALLED

"FOOTPRINTS."

LORD WHEN I NEEDED YOU THE MOST

I ONLY SAW ONE SET OF

FOOTPRINTS.

GOD, REPLIES, IT IS BECAUSE IN

THAT ONE SET, I WAS CARRYING

YOU.

A VERY FAMOUS VERSE, JOBE,

19:25, I KNOW MY REDEEMER LIVES

AND I WILL SEE HIM IN THE FLESH.

TRUST IN GOD.

CALL THE NUMBERS ON THE SCREEN.

THAT PRAYER, IF YOU PRAYED WITH

LAURA-LYNN AND RECEIVED THAT

PRAYER, 1-855-759-0700.

YOU WILL GET THROUGH THIS.

BECAUSE IT CAME TO PASS AND NOT

TO STAY.

GOD SEES DEATH COMPLETELY

DIFFERENT THAN WE DO.

HE'S WITH YOU AND WILL NEVER

LEAVE YOU OR FORSAKE YOU.

COMING UP NEXT, NIKI SHOWS US

HOW TO IMPACT THOSE AROUND US.

HI.

I'M NIKI.

WELCOME TO THE GET UP AND GET

MOVING SEGMENT.

EACH WEEK I'M GOING TO INTRODUCE

THREE MOVES DESIGNED TO GET YOUR

HEART RATE UP.

INCREASE YOUR STRENGTH AND

IMPROVE YOUR FLEXIBILITY.

THESE ARE SIMPLE EXERCISES.

THEY'RE GOING TO REALLY GOOD FOR

ANYBODY TO DO ANYTIME, ANYWHERE.

YOU DON'T NEED A LOT OF

EQUIPMENT.

OR A GYM MEMBERSHIP, JUST GET UP

AND GET GOING.

OKAY.

BEFORE WE GET STARTED THINK

ABOUT SCHEDULING YOUR TIME

AROUND WORKING OUT EVERY DAY.

MANY OF US COMPLAIN, WE HAVE

KIDS, WE HAVE REALLY BUSY LIVES.

EXERCISE SEEMS TO BE THE FIRST

THING THAT GETS CHOPPED OUT, BUT

WE REALLY NEED TO SET A GOOD

EXAMPLE FOR OUR KIDS.

TODAY ESPECIALLY WE'RE SEEING

RISING OBESITY RATES WITH KIDS.

KIDS ARE SITTING IN FRONT OF THE

TV.

IF THEY SEE YOU MOVING AND

MAKING EXERCISE A PRIORITY IN

YOUR LIFE, THEY'RE GOING TO WANT

TO DO THE SAME THING.

OKAY?

SET A GOOD EXAMPLE.

GET MOVING TODAY.

SO, LET'S GET GOING.

OUR EXERCISE TODAY FOR CARDIO IS

THE V STEP.

REALLY EASY.

SO STARTING JUST LIKE THIS AND

STEP OUT INTO A V AND BRING YOUR

FEET BACK TOGETHER.

STEPPING OUT AND COMING BACK

TOGETHER.

OKAY.

REALLY SIMPLE.

OUT, OUT, IN, IN.

SO, SPEEDING UP.

SO, THIS IS OUR SIMPLE OPTION TO

BEGIN WITH.

MOVING OUT, OUTED AND BRINGING

YOUR FEET BACK TOGETHER.

ADDING INTENSITY, GRAB ONTO

A WEIGHT.

OKAY.

GET LOWER AS YOU COME FORWARD.

ALL RIGHT.

RIGHT AWAY, YOU WILL FEEL THAT

IS MUCH HARDER.

TRY IT WITH ME.

GET LOW AND COME BACK.

LOW, LOW.

ALL RIGHT.

ONE MORE OPTION, ADDING IN A HOP

TOGETHER.

ALL RIGHT?

IF THAT WAS WAY TOO EASY FOR

YOU, THIS WILL GET YOUR HEART

RATE UP.

OKAY.

ONE MINUTE JUST LIKE THAT.

KEEP GOING.

YOU'VE GOT IT.

OKAY?

MOVING ALONG -- MOVING DOWN TO

THE FLOOR.

YOU'VE DONE THE PLANK WITH ME

BEFORE.

I LOVE THE PLANK.

REALLY SIMPLE MOVE.

IT'S GOING TO GET YOU STRONGER.

REALLY WORKING ON YOUR CORE.

COMING DOWN TO THE GROUND.

ONCE AGAIN, ELBOWS ARE STACKED

UNDER YOUR SHOULDERS AND PULLING

YOUR BELLY BUTTON UP TO YOUR

SPINE.

COMING UP ONTO YOUR TOES.

YOU'RE GOING TO LIFT ONE LEG AT

A TIME.

THIS IS GIVING YOU A GLUT

WORKOUT.

YOUR SEAT MUSCLES.

YOU'RE BRINGING ONE LEG UP AND

ONE LEG UP.

NOW THIS IS TOUGH.

IF YOU FIND THIS TOO TOUGH, JUST

HOLD IT HERE.

YOU GOT ABOUT 45 SECONDS TO AT

YOUR PLANK FOR.

OTHERWISE, ADDING INTENSITY ONE

LEG AT A TIME.

UP AND DOWN, UP AND DOWN.

KEEP GOING, FOUR, THREE, TWO,

ONE.

VERY GOOD.

WHEN YOU'RE FINISHED YOUR PLANK,

THIS IS A GREAT STRETCH.

YOU'RE SITTING RIGHT BACK ON

YOUR HEELS, PUTTING YOUR HEAD

DOWN ON THE GROUND AND

STRETCHING OUT.

THEY CALL THIS CHILDS POSE.

MAKING SURE THAT YOUR BREATHE

THROUGH YOUR STRETCH.

TAKE YOUR TIME.

VERY GOOD.

YOU CAN HOLD THAT FOR 15 OR 20

SECONDS.

YOU MIGHT WANT TO SIT THERE A

LITTLE BIT LONGER IT FEELS SO

NICE.

REMEMBER TO CHECK OUT 700CLUB.CA

FOR MORE EXERCISE MOVES.

START PUTTING THESE TOGETHER AND

GETTING YOUR 30 MINUTE WORKOUT

TOGETHER.

THAT'S ALL THAT YOU NEED IS 30

MINUTES.

OKAY?

IF YOU HAVE ANY COMMENTS OR

QUESTIONS COME TO

NIKICANTELON.COM, I WOULD LOVE

TO HEAR FROM YOU AND REMEMBER TO

GET UP AND GET MOVING, YOU'LL BE

SO GLAD THAT YOU DID.

SEE YOU NEXT TIME.

THANKS, NIKI.

I COULDN'T AGREE MORE WITH BEING

A GOOD EXAMPLE.

YOU KNOW, BRIAN, THAT'S WHY I

PUT AWAY THE CHIPS UNTIL THIS

SHOW IS DONE.

UH-HUH.

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A PART OF WHAT WE'RE DOING HERE.

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[ MUSIC ]

WELCOME BACK.

UP NEXT -- A YOUNG BOY'S LIFE

HANGS IN THE BALANCE AFTER

A FOUL BALL STRIKES HIM DIRECTLY

IN THE HEAD.

ALL I KNEW THAT, THAT I DID

WAS HURT SOMEBODY.

I IMMEDIATELY JUST STARTED

CRYING IN THE BOX.

I SAW A LIMP KID OVER HIS

PARENT'S SHOULDER.

AT THAT MOMENT WHEN I HIT THAT

BASEBALL EVERYTHING CHANGED.

BEN CARLSON LOVED BASEBALL.

HIS POWERFUL SWING HAD MAJOR

LEAGUE POTENTIAL.

HE BECAME AN ALL AMERICAN AT

MISSOURI STATE.

THE SLUGGING FIRST BASEMAN WAS

DRAFTED TO THE CLEVELAND INDIANS

AND ASSIGNED TO THEIR FARM TEAM,

THE SCRAPPERS.

HE WAS GROOMED TO BE A PART OF

THE FRANCHISES FUTURE.

BEN BELIEVED NOTHING COULD STOP

HIM.

YOU BASICALLY FELT

INVINCIBLE, YOU HAD THE WORLD IN

YOUR HANDS.

YOU COULD SEE THE BIG LEAGUES

RIGHT AHEAD OF YOU AND ANYBODY

TELLING YOU HOW GREAT OF A

BASEBALL PLAYER YOU ARE.

YOU HAVE A BASEBALL CARD THAT

COMES OUT WITH YOUR PICTURE ON

IT.

SO, YOU FEEL PRETTY SPECIAL

ABOUT YOURSELF.

YOU FEEL LIKE YOU HAVE

ACCOMPLISHED SOMETHING IN LIFE.

BASICALLY I WAS LEAVING THE

DREAM.

BUT JUST THREE MONTHS INTO

HIS PROFESSIONAL CAREER, THE

DREAM SUDDENLY CAME TO AN END.

IT WAS A NIGHT GAME IN SEPTEMBER

OF 2009.

CHAD AND NICOLE SAT WITH THEIR

4-YEAR-OLD BOY, LUKE, IN THE

FRONT ROW DOWN THE FIRST

BASELINE WHEN BEN CAME TO BAT.

GOT UP TO THE BATTER'S BOX.

OF COURSE, I'M ALWAYS THINKING

I'M GOING HIT A HOME RUN EVERY

TIME I GET UP TO THE PLATE.

THE NEXT THING I KNEW THE

PITCHER THROWS A CURVEBALL.

AS A LEFT-HANDER I WAS A LITTLE

AS A LEFT-HANDER I WAS A LITTLE

BIT OUT IN FRONT OF IT.

I HIT A FOUL BALL INTO THE

STANDS.

THAT'S WHEN THE BALL -- HIT LUKE

IN THE HEAD.

CHAD STARTED REACTING I GUESS

I REALLY DIDN'T QUITE KNOW WHAT

HAPPENED.

A COUPLE OF SECONDS LATER IT

DAWNED ON ME HE HAD GOTTEN HIT

BY THE BASEBALL.

AT THAT POINT IT WAS JUST PANIC

TRYING TO FIGURE OUT.

YOU COULDN'T SEE ANYTHING WRONG

OTHER THAN HE WAS NOT

RESPONDING.

SEE HIS PARENTS PICK HIM UP

AND IMMEDIATELY JUST RUN UP THE

STAIRS OF THE STADIUM AND RUN

OUT OF THE BALLPARK.

I NEVER HEARD A -- STADIUM SO

QUIET.

BEN MANAGED TO FINISH HIS AT

BAT.

HE STRUGGLED THROUGH THE REST OF

THE GAME AS HOSPITAL UPDATES

ABOUT LUKE'S CONDITION WERE

PASSED ONTO THE DUGOUT.

AFTER THE GAME, BEN LEARNED THAT

LUKE MIGHT NOT LIVE THROUGH THE

NIGHT.

I REMEMBER JUST PRAYING,

PROBABLY A LOT OF PEOPLE WHEN

BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO THEM,

THAT'S WHEN THEY COME TO GOD.

I SAID, LORD, JUST SAVE HIS

LIFE.

HE WAS UNCONSCIOUS.

WE WERE IN THE ER.

THE DOCTORS CAME OUT AND SAID

THAT HE WAS IN EMERGENCY

SURGERY.

THINGS JUST WENT FROM BAD TO

WORSE.

YOU'RE WONDERING WOW, HOW CAN

THIS BE.

IT WAS JUST A BASEBALL.

LUKE'S VITAL SIGNS FINALLY

STABILIZED, BUT HE REMAINED IN

A COMA.

BEN WAS OVERCOME WITH GUILT AND

WENT TO CHECK ON LUKE AND HIS

FAMILY IN THE HOSPITAL.

IT'S THE FIRST TIME WE MET

HIM FACE-TO-FACE.

COME DOWN THE HALLWAY.

YOU COULD TELL HE WAS A BASEBALL

PLAYER WALKING DOWN THE HALLWAY.

HE CAME AND GAVE US A BIG HUG.

HE WAS IN TEARS.

WE WERE IN TEARS.

THEY ACCEPTED ME INTO THEIR

FAMILY RIGHT THERE.

FOR THEM TO DO THAT WAS SO

AMAZING BECAUSE MOST PEOPLE

MIGHT BLAME ME.

MOST PEOPLE MIGHT -- YOU KNOW,

THEY MIGHT JUST REJECT ME.

BUT LUKE'S PARENTS DIDN'T

BLAME BEN INSTEAD, THEY FORGAVE

HIM.

IT'S THE BEGINNING OF A DEEP

FRIENDSHIP.

LUKE'S CONDITION IMPROVED AND HE

WAS RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL.

BEN CONTINUED TO PONDER WHAT

HAPPENED.

FORCING HIM TO EVALUATED HIS

LIFE.

EVERY SINGLE DAY YOU'RE

EXPECTED TO PRODUCE.

YOU'RE EXPECTED TO SHOW YOUR

TALENT, TO, TO SHOW THAT THEIR

INVESTMENT IS PAYING OFF FOR

THEM.

WHEN YOU'RE DRIVING BY THAT

AND -- THINGS AREN'T GOING SO

WELL, UM, YOU START REALLY KIND

OF LOOKING AT WHO YOU ARE AS A

PERSON.

I HAD JUST HAD TO BE HONEST WITH

MYSELF.

THAT BROKE ME EVEN MORE BUT THAT

GAVE ME FREEDOM.

I REALIZED THAT EVERYTHING THAT

I WAS DOING DIDN'T MATTER.

YOU REALIZE THAT YOU NEED GOD.

YOU REALIZE THAT YOU NEED

SOMEBODY -- BIGGER AND BETTER

THAN YOURSELF.

TO LIVE THROUGH YOU AND HELP YOU

WITH THINGS OF THIS LIFE.

THE INDIANS PROMOTED BEN TO

THEIR SINGLE-A TEAM.

HIS HITTING SLUMP CONTINUED AND

HIS DRIVE TO REACH THE MAJOR

LEAGUES SEEM TO FADE.

ONE DAY BEN SHOWED UP EARLY FOR

HIS PREGAME ROUTINE.

I REMEMBER GOING OUTSIDE FOR

ONE REASON AND I SAT OUTSIDE OF

THE LOCKER ROOM AND I JUST

STARTED BALLING, I SAID JESUS

SAVE MY LIFE.

BECAUSE I DIDN'T KNOW WHERE ELSE

TO TURN.

HE WAS THE ONLY ONE I COULD CALL

ON.

SO, HE WAS THE ONLY TRUTH THAT I

KNEW TO CALL OUT TO.

THAT DAY WAS -- LIFE-CHANGING.

I TRULY, TRULY, TRULY BELIEVE

THAT WAS THE DAY THAT GOD GOT

A HOLD OF MY HEART.

BEN'S CONTRACT WAS NOT

RENEWED FOR THE 2010 SEASON AND

HE WALKED AWAY FROM THE GAME

THAT HE LOVED.

HE MARID AND RECENTLY BECAME

A DAD.

BEN RETURNED TO SCHOOL TO FINISH

HIS DEGREE WHERE HE PLAYS

FOOTBALL AS THE HORNETS MIDDLE

LINEBACKER.

WHILE LUKE CONTINUES HIS

RECOVERY.

HE AND BEN CONTINUE THEIR

FRIENDSHIP.

ALONG THE WAY, BEN HAS FOUND

ANOTHER FRIEND WHO HAS CHANGED

HIS LIFE.

YOU DO GET TO THAT POINT

WHERE YOU NEED HIM MORE THAN

ANYTHING, BUT WHEN YOU TRULY

EXPERIENCE HIM FOR YOURSELF AND

THOSE MOMENTS OF DESPERATION

WHERE YOU NEED A SAVIOR, THROUGH

THE LAST -- YEAR AND A HALF,

I'VE BEEN FOLLOWING HIM, IT'S

BEEN THE MOST AMAZING JOURNEY I

HAVE EVER TAKEN IN MY ENTIRE

LIFE.

I WOULD GIVE UP EVERYTHING OF MY

PAST LIFE TO CONTINUE TO FOLLOW

HIM.

WOW.

WHEN YOU LOOK AT HOW GOD IS ABLE

TO TURN SOME OF THE MOST

NIGHTMARISH CONDITIONS AROUND --

YOU KNOW WHEN YOU LOOK AT BEN,

HE WAS THAT BIG SLUGGER, BUT

WHEN HE HIT LITTLE LUKE, THAT

REALLY TOOK THE AIR OUT OF ALL

OF HIS, HIS DREAMS OF, OF -- OF

EVEN JUST BEING THIS --

INVINCIBLE SLUGGER.

DID YOU NOTICE WHAT GOD DID IN

THAT MOMENT AS WELL?

HIS HEART WAS OVERCOME AT THAT

MOMENT WITH INCREDIBLE GUILT.

I BELIEVE TODAY SOME OF YOU ARE

PROBABLY DEALING WITH THE SAME

PROBLEMS YOURSELF OF GUILT OF

THE PAST.

MAYBE YOU DID SOMETHING HAD A

BONE HEAD EXPERIENCE WHERE YOU

JUST KNEW IT WAS NOT RIGHT WHAT

YOU DID.

YOU DRANK SOMETHING, YOU WENT

SOMEWHERE, YOU DID SOMETHING,

MAYBE YOU LEFT YOUR FAMILY.

YOU GOT TO COME BACK.

GOD IS THE GOD OF TO THE COME

BACK.

I BELIEVE THAT HE WANTS YOU TO

COME BACK.

JUST LIKE THAT PARODICAL TODAY.

ANOTHER THING THAT I LOVE IS THE

SCRIPTURE HAS SOMETHING TO SAY

ABOUT THIS.

IT ALSO COMES FROM THE BOOK OF

JOBE.

THAT'S ONE OF THOSE OLD BOOKS IN

THE BIBLE.

A VERY SIMPLE BOOK.

IT TALKS ABOUT A MAN WHO WENT

THROUGH STRUGGLES.

BUT I LOVE WHAT HAPPENS IN THE

14th CHAPTER IN THE 7 THROUGH

9 VERSE.

IT SAYS THERE IS HOPE FOR A TREE

IF IT IS CUT DOWN, IT SHALL BUD

AGAIN AT THE SCENT OF WATER.

I BELIEVE THE POWER OF THE HOLY

SPIRIT IS BLOWING RIGHT NOW AND

IT IS TELLING YOU I'M GIVING YOU

SECOND CHANCE.

TAKE IT, RUN WITH IT.

YOU SEE HE IS A LINEBACKER NOW.

HE'S GOING AFTER THE OPPOSITION

AND GOD WANTS YOU TO DO THE

SAME.

COME ON IN, LAURA-LYNN.

YOU KNOW, BRIAN, SO OFTEN

WHEN GOD DOES ALLOW A CURVEBALL

INTO OUR LIVES IT CAN RADICALLY

CHANGE US.

SOMETHING HAPPENS THAT'S REALLY

BAD AND NEGATIVE.

WE CAN'T SEE HOW THE OUTCOME IS

GOING TO BE POSITIVE.

YET GOD MAKES ALL THINGS NEW AND

TAKES EVERYTHING THAT THE ENEMY

MEANS FOR, FOR EVIL IN YOUR LIFE

AND HE TURNS IT AROUND INTO

SOMETHING GOOD.

SO WHEN THE ENEMY HAS COME

AGAINST YOU AND DECEIVED YOU AND

WALKED IN SOME OF THE WAYS BRIAN

WAS TALKING ABOUT.

YOU KNOW, LEAVING YOUR FAMILY.

GOING OFF IN THE WRONG

DIRECTION.

GOD, IF YOU WILL JUST FALL TO

YOUR KNEES AND GIVE IT TO HIM,

GOD WILL TURN EVERYTHING AROUND

AND YOU WILL HAVE A MAGNIFICENT

FUTURE AHEAD OF YOU.

AMEN.

I WOULD LIKE TO GET SOMETHING IN

YOUR HANDS, BUT WE HAVE TO DO

SOME BUSINESS WITH GOD, BECAUSE

IF YOU HIT A FOUL BALL IN YOUR

LIFE AND IT IS HURT SOME PEOPLE,

TODAY I REALLY BELIEVE GOD IS

SAYING THERE IS HOPE FOR YOU AND

YOU NEED TO COME BACK AS WELL.

HEY, LET'S DO SOME BUSINESS WITH

GOD AND THEN CALL THE NUMBER ON

THE SCREEN AFTER YOU HAVE PRAYED

THIS PRAYER WITH ME.

BECAUSE YOU HAVE BEEN AWAY TOO

LONG.

THERE IS A GAME TO BE PLAYED.

IT IS THE GAME OF LIFE THAT YOU

HAVE TO GET BACK INTO.

PRAY WITH ME.

FATHER GOD, I HAVE MESSED UP.

I HAVE BLOWN IT.

I ACCEPTED YOU, JESUS, AT ONE

TIME BUT I PUT YOU ON THE SHELF

AND LIVED MY LIFE.

NOW I SEE WHAT IS THE PROPHET OF

MAN TO GAIN THE WORLD AND LOSE

HIS SOUL.

I'M NOW COMING BACK TO YOU.

I ASK YOU, WOULD YOU COME INTO

MY LIFE.

I AM A SINNER.

I CONFESS IT.

I TURN FROM MY SIN AND TURN TO

YOU AND GIVE YOU MY PERSONAL

PERMISSION FOR YOUR

HEAVENLY INVENTION.

PLEASE MAKE WHAT YOU WANT ME TO

BE IN, JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

AMEN.

IF YOU PRAYED THAT PRAYER

WITH BRIAN WOULD YOU GIVE US

A CALL AT 1-855-759-0700?

YOU KNOW, OPERATORS ARE

STANDING BY.

WE'VE GOT SOME INCREDIBLE PRAYER

REQUESTS THAT HAVE BEEN COMING

IN.

WE THANK YOU FOR THOSE PRAYER

REQUESTS BECAUSE THEY ARE BEING

PRAYED FOR AROUND THE CLOCK AT

OUR OFFICE.

I REALLY BELIEVE THAT GOD IS

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RIGHT NOW, BUT IF, IF YOU MISSED

ANY OF OUR STORIES AND YOU THINK

YOUR STORY CAN INSPIRE OTHERS,

GIVE US A CALL OR WRITE US.

WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT IT.

THE ADDRESS WILL APPEAR ON THE

SCREEN RIGHT AFTER THE SHOW IS

OVER.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO BEING WITH

YOU ALL AGAIN.

UNTIL NEXT TIME, I'M BRIAN

WARREN.

I'M LAURA-LYNN TYLER

THOMPSON.

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