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700 Club Canada: November 5, 2012

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HELLO. I AM BRIAN WARREN.

AND I AM LAURA-LYNN TYLER TH.

THANKS FOR JOINING US TODAY.

LAURA-LYNN, TELL ME A JOKE.

TELL YOU A JOKE?

OKAY. MY HUSBAND JUST TOLD ME

THIS ONE RECENTLY.

OKAY.

WHY WAS THE BABY STRAWBERRY

CRYING?

I DON'T KNOW.

BECAUSE HIS MOTHER

WAS IN A JAM.

OHH, WOW. THAT WAS GOOD.

ISN'T THAT NASTY.

YOU KNOW WHAT --

IT'S TERRIBLE

THERE IS A JOKE. I GOT ONE J.

SEE, YOU GUYS

DON'T KNOW BUT I GOT JOKES AS

WELL. I HEARD THIS ONE.

OKAY,

THERE WAS THIS GUY HE WAS FRM

WESTERN CANADA

YES.

HE CALLED UP A CHURCH IN

EASTERN CANADA AND HE SAID, I

WANT TO TALK TO THE HEAD HOG,

AND THE LADY SAID, HOW DARE YOU.

OUR SENIOR PASTOR IS THE RIGHT

REVEREND SUCH AND SUCH AND HE SD

OH MA'AM, I'M REALLY SORRY BUT

I JUST HAVE A GIFT THAT I WANT

TO GIVE OF $1 MILLION AND I

DIDN'T MEAN ANY DISRESPECT.

WELL, HOLD ON

I'LL GET THE BIG PIG MYSELF.

[LAUGHTER]

-- GOT THAT ON THE WAY HOME.

ONLY A PASTOR CAN TELL THAT

JOKE. OKAY, WELL ON TODAY'S SHOW

WE WILL GET AN INSIDER'S LOOK

AT WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE IT IN

HOLLYWOOD.

THAT WAS FUNNY, HUH.

THAT WAS GOOD.

AS WE MEET A REAL COMEDIAN. I

AKINTUNDE WARNOCK EXPLAINS

THE AMAZING THINGS THAT WHEN HE

PUT HIS LIFE AND CAREER IN

GOD'S HANDS.

WE WILL ALSO MEET ZEHNA

HEMBREE. SHE RECALLS AT NIGHT

THAT SHE BLACKED OUT ON THE

HIGHER HIGHWAY AND DROVE

DIRECTLY INTO ONCOMING TRAFFIC.

AND WHY THAT NIGHT WAS THE

BEGINNING OF HER ROAD TO

RECOVERY.

I WILL SHARE WITH YOU THE

AMAZING CONVERSATION I HAD WITH

A WOMAN NAMED CARA AS WE

CONTINUE TO LOOK AT WHAT YOU

BELIEVE, CANADA. BUT FIRST, THIS

IS ZEHNA HEMBREE'S WILD RIDE.

I ALWAYS WORE A MASK,

ALWAYS. I WOULD NEVER LET ANYONE

SEE WHAT I REALLY FELT INSIDE

SINCE I WAS TWO WEEKS OLD I

WENT TO CHURCH EVERY SUNDAY, SO

FROM THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN IT

LOOKED LIKE A PICTURE-PERFECT

FAMILY. BUT ON THE INSIDE IT

WAS NOT OKAY. I GREW UP LIVING

IN FEAR. THERE WAS ANGER AND

RAGE AND PHYSICAL ATTACK IN MY

HOME. I DID NOT DARE TO TELL

ANYONE WHAT WAS HAPPENING AT

HOME. A SCRIPT DEVELOPED IN MY

MIND THAT JUST ROLLED

CONSTANTLY. YOU'RE FAT, YOU'RE

UGLY YOU, YOU'RE STUPID, YOU ARE

NOT WORTHY. SO I BEGAN TO LOOK

FOR ACCEPTANCE OUTSIDE OF MY

HOME. I STARTED DRINKING AT A

YOUNG AGE, AT 14, BUT THE

MASQUERADE CONTINUED THROUGH MY

COLLEGE YEARS. I WOULD START

THE NIGHT OFF WITH A FIFTH OF

WHISKEY AND CHASE IT WITH A HALF

A CASE OF BEER FIVE OR SIX

NIGHTS A WEEK AND THEN ON SUNDAI

WOULD GO TO CHURCH AND IT WAS A

VICIOUS CYCLE.

IN 2001 I MOVED TO

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE. SHORTLY

AFTER I ARRIVED I LANDED MY

DREAM JOB. I WAS THE EVENT

COORDINATOR. I FELT LIKE I HAD Y

MADE IT BECAUSE I HAD ALL

ACCESS PASSES PASS TO MUSIC

CITY. ONE NIGHT I ATTENDED A

NASHVILLE STAR PREMIERE PARTY AI

MET A A GUY AND HE WAS

INTERESTED IN ME TO. I MEAN,

AUTOMATICALLY I WAS JUST SO

ATTRACTED TO THE WAY THAT HE

MADE ME FEEL LIKE A PRINCESS.

I'VE NEVER FELT THAT BEFORE AND

SO I WAS IS WILLING TO DO

ANYTHING FOR HIM AND SO I TOOK

ON HIS FAST-PACED PARTY

LIFESTYLE. WE WENT OUT DRINKING

ONE NIGHT. WE WERE DRINKING

WHISKEY AS USUAL AND HE LOOKED

AT THE DOOR AND HE SAID I JUST

WISH A PRETTY GIRL WOULD WALK

IN. IT CRUSHED ME BECAUSE I READ

THAT HE DIDN'T LOOK AT ME, YOU

KNOW, LIKE A GIRLFRIEND, BUT

MORE AS A DRINKING BUDDY. I

JUST SAT THERE AND DRANK MORE

AND MORE AND MORE. I DON'T

REMEMBER LEAVING THE BAR. I

PULLED ONTO I 65 NORTH BUT I WAS

HEADING SOUTHBOUND. I HAD A

HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH A VAN, A

FAMILY OF THREE. THE ONLY THING

I REMEMBER IS WAKING UP OUT OF

MY BLACKOUT IN THE BACKSEAT OF

THE POLICE CAR. WHEN I WOKE UP S

SPITTING GLASS OUT OF MY MOUTH.

I HAD NO INJURIES BUT I JUST

HAD A MOUTH FULL OF BROKEN

GLASS. BOTH CARS WERE TOTALED

IN THE ACCIDENT, BUT NO ONE WAS

INJURED. TO SAY THAT IT WAS A

WAKE-UP CALL IS PUTTING IT

LIGHTLY. AS I FACED WHAT COULD

HAVE BEEN A VERY TRAGIC END TO

A FAMILY AND ME I WAS SO ASHAME,

JUST HORRIFIED AT WHAT

HAPPENED. BUT GOD WAS SPEAKING

TO ME IN A WAY THAT I HAD NEVER

KNOWN BEFORE. IT WAS AS THOUGH

HITTING ROCK-BOTTOM WAS THE

PLACE THAT I HAD TO HIT IN

ORDER TO FULLY SEE HOW MUCH HE

LOVED ME. HE WAS SAYING TO ME,

I AM SAVING YOU BECAUSE YOU ARE

WORTH FIGHTING FOR. THAT IS ALL

I NEEDED TO HEAR. MY WHOLE

LIFE, ALL I WANTED TO HEAR WAS

THAT I LOVE YOU AND I WANT YOU.

I JUST REALIZED ALL OF THE

HORRIBLE THINGS THAT I HAD DONE

IN THE PAST TO FEEL LOVED AND

ACCEPTED. THEY WERE FLEETING.

IT DID NOT MATTER. AND THAT THE

ONLY PERSON THAT COULD FILL

THAT LOVE AND ACCEPTANCE FOR ME

WAS GOD HIMSELF. FROM THAT

POINT FORWARD EVERYTHING CHANGED

IT WAS A HUGE MIRACLE. NO

ONE KNEW THAT I HAD BEEN

CONVICTED OF A DUI AND THAT I

HAD TO SPEND A WEEKEND IN JAIL.

I NEVER MISSED A DAY OF WORK.

AFTER THE ACCIDENT JESUS BECAME

MY EVERYTHING. I BECAME

PASSIONATE ABOUT CHURCH IN A

WHOLE NEW WAY. I BEGAN PRAYING

TO GOD ABOUT HOW HE WOULD USE

ME. I KNEW THEN THAT THE MASKS

OF MY LIFE, THEY FELL AWAY THAT

I DID NOT HAVE TO LIVE A DOUBLE

LIFE ANYMORE. I FOUND THAT THE

RELATIONSHIP THAT I WANTED MY

WHOLE LIFE WITH LOVE, AND

ACCEPTANCE, AND SELF-WORTH WAS

RIGHT THERE FOR ME. IT WAS

JESUS.

YOU KNOW, ZHENA SAID THAT

JESUS BECAME HER EVERYTHING,

AND MAYBE RIGHT NOW YOU KNOW

THAT JESUS IS NOT YOUR

EVERYTHING AND YOU HAVE BEEN

GOING THROUGH SOME REAL TRIALS.

PERHAPS SOMETHING HAS HAPPENED

THAT HAS BROUGHT SOME CLARITY

TO THE JOURNEY YOU ARE ON AND

YOU KNOW THAT YOU NEED

SOMETHING MORE. CAN I TELL YOU

THAT HE CALLS YOUR NAME TODAY.

HE CALLS YOUR NAME. YOU CAN

EVEN JUST SAY YOUR NAME OUT

LOUD RIGHT NOW. THAT IS GOD'S

VOICE SPEAKING TO YOU, CALLING

YOUR NAME TO RESCUE YOU AND TO

SAVE YOU. YOU KNOW, ONE OF THE

MOST WELL-KNOWN, MOST QUOTED

SCRIPTURES OF ALL TIME IS JOHN

3:16 AND I WANT TO READ IT TO

YOU FROM THE AMPLIFIED BIBLE. IT

SAYS, FOR GOD SO GREATLY LOVED

AND DEARLY PRIZED THE WORLD

THAT HE EVEN GAVE UP HIS ONLY

BEGOTTEN SON SO THAT WHOEVER,

WHOEVER -- PUT YOUR NAME IN THE-

BELIEVES HIM, TRUSTS HIM,

CLINGS AND AND RELIES ON HIM

WILL NOT PERISH, COME TO

DESTRUCTION, OR BE LOST BUT HAVE

ETERNAL EVERLASTING LIFE.

WHATEVER YOU'RE LOOKING AT

TODAY IT CAN LOOK VERY GRAVE,

BUT CAN I TELL YOU HE CALLS

YOUR NAME. BECAUSE LONG BEFORE

YOU EVER CAME TO THIS EARTH

JESUS DIED SO THAT YOU WOULD BE

ABSOLUTELY FREE FROM WHATEVER

YOU ARE FACING TODAY.

THAT FREEDOM STARTS WHEN

YOU COMPLETELY SURRENDER. YOU

KNOW, I WONDER IF YOU ARE IN THT

PLACE WHERE YOUR MOM HAS PRAYED

FOR YOU. YOU HAVE GOT FAMILY,

SISTER, BROTHER, EVERYONE HAS

BEEN CRYING OUT FOR YOU. YOU

ARE THAT PERSON ON THE TOP OF

EVERYONE'S LIST AND YOU ARE

TUNING IN TODAY. I FELT THE

HOLY SPIRIT SAYING TODAY IS THE

DAY. YOU BEEN SPIRALING OUT

OF CONTROL JUST LIKE ZHENA,

BUT TODAY YOU CAN TURN IT

AROUND. ISN'T THAT GOOD NEWS?

YOU CAN TURN IT AROUND BY

GIVING YOUR LIFE TO GOD BECAUSE

IT'S NOT YOU GETTING RIGHT AND O

GOD

IT IS GOD COMING TO YOU. AND GEU

RIGHT. AND BEING AN INSTRUMENT

THAT EVERYONE AROUND YOU, THEIR

FAITH WILL GO UP SKY-HIGH. LET'S

DO BUSINESS WITH GOD. I WANT

AFTER YOU DO THIS THOUGH TO CALL

POWERFUL KEYS FOR LIVING AND

THIS IS HAVING PEACE WITH GOD, T

ALSO ALCOHOLISM OR SUBSTANCES

THAT HAVE BEEN CONTROLLING

YOUR LIFE. LET'S DO SOME BUSINES

WITH GOD. IT'S WHAT THE HEART

BELIEVES UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS. ITS

WHAT THE MOUTH ONE CONFESSES

UNTO SALVATION. IF YOU CONFESS

WITH YOUR HEART WITH A MOUTH

THAT JESUS LORD BELIEVE IN YOUR

HEART THAT GOD RAISED HIM FROM

THE DEAD YOU SHALL BE SAVED. I

JUST SO FEEL GOOD ABOUT THIS

MOMENT NOW. THIS IS YOUR TIME.

PRAY THIS PRAYER: FATHER, HE'S

TALKING ABOUT ME. I'M A SINNER.

I'M OUT OF CONTROL. HELP. I

GIVE YOU MY PERSONAL PERMISSION

FOR YOUR HEAVENLY INTERVENTION.

MAKE ME WHAT YOU WANT ME TO BE.

TODAY I SURRENDER ALL. IN JESUS

NAME, AMEN.

AMEN. IF YOU PRAYED THAT

PRAYER WITH BRIAN WOULD YOU

CALL US AT 1-855-759-0700.

OPERATORS ARE STANDBY.

GIVE US A CALL

DADDY?

YEAH, BUDDY.

HOW MANY NICKELS ARE IN A

DOLLAR?

THERE ARE TWENTY NICKLES IN A

DOLLAR.

HOW DO BIRDS FLY?

DOES MILK REALLY MAKE MY

BONE STRONGER?

YEAH. YES.

DADDY, WHEN WE DIE WILL WE

GO TO HEAVEN?

DO YOU HAVE THE ANSWER TO

LIFE'S BIGGEST QUESTION? CALL

THE 700 CLUB. WE WILL HELP YOU

FIND ANSWERS TO THE IMPORTANT

QUESTIONS LIFE BRINGS YOUR WAY.

IT IS GOD'S WILL THAT YOU

WOULD BE FRUITFUL. IT WAS THE

VERY FIRST COMMAND THAT GOD

GAVE MANKIND, TO BE FRUITFUL.

GOD INTENDS OUR FEET TO LAND IN

A SPACIOUS PLACE, IN AN ENLARGED

TERRITORY. YOU KNOW, WE

SOMETIMES HAVE FAITH FOR ONE

LITTLE TINY STEP AT A TIME

AND WHEN THAT IS ALL WE'VE GOT

IT'S OKAY. BUT WOULD YOU

REMEMBER SOMETHING. WOULD YOU

REMEMBER WHO HE IS. HE IS NOT A

SMALL POWERLESS GOD. HE IS

MIGHTIER AND FAR GREATER THAN

OUR HUMAN MIND CAN

COMPREHEND. HE ORCHESTRATES A

VAST DESTINY AND DEVISES PLANS

THAT ASTOUND THE BRILLIANT.

PSALMS 147 .5 SAYS THAT GREAT

IS OUR LORD AND OF GREAT POWER.

HIS UNDERSTANDING IS

INEXHAUSTIBLE AND BOUNDLESS. DO

YOU BELIEVE THAT ABOUT HIM

TODAY? BECAUSE IF YOU DO, THEN

ACCORDING TO YOUR FAITH BE IT SO

TO YOU. IF THIS IS TRUE, DARE

TO BELIEVE FOR MORE. GIVE HIM

MORE OF YOURSELF AND SEE WHAT

HE'LL DO. PRAY LARGER PRAYERS.

KNOWING THAT HE IS A GOD OF

GREAT EXPLOITS SURE TO OPEN

WIDE DOORS THAT NO MAN CAN

SHUT. WALK FEARLESSLY WITH

POWER BOLDLY KNOWING THAT

YOU ARE ANOINTED TO DO DAMAGE

TO AN ENEMY KINGDOM IN JESUS'

NAME. IN PSALMS 31.8 DAVID

DECLARED A PRAYER THAT WE CAN

ALSO ASSERT: YOU HAVE NOT GIVEN

ME INTO THE HANDS OF THE ENEMY

BUT HAVE SET MY FEET IN A

SPACIOUS PLACE. WE HAVE ALL

HAD ENEMIES. PEOPLE WHO DID NOT

BELIEVE IN US. THEY SAID

HURTFUL THINGS TO DIMINISH YOUR

CALL BUT GUESS WHAT, THERE IS

NO MAN WHO IS IN CHARGE OF YOUR

LIFE. YOU BELONG TO GOD. YOU

ARE HIDDEN UNDER THE SHADOW OF

THE ALMIGHTY AND IF WE WILL SEEK

HIM, WE WILL FIND HIM. PSALMS

118.5 SAYS THAT WHEN WE ARE

HARD-PRESSED. I CRIED TO THE

LORD AND HE BROUGHT ME INTO A

SPACIOUS PLACE. A SPACIOUS PLACE

IS WHERE YOUR DESTINY WILL

FLOURISH AND GROW. IT IS A

DWELLING OF PROVISION AND

INFLUENCE THAT IS BOUNDLESS

AND THIS PLACE IS GIVEN TO THOSE

WHOM GOD DELIGHTS IN. PSALMS 18,

VERSE 19 SAYS THAT HE BROUGHT

ME OUT INTO A SPACIOUS PLACE.

HE RESCUED ME BECAUSE HE

DELIGHTED IN ME. I DON'T KNOW

ABOUT YOU, BUT I WANT GOD TO

DELIGHT IN ME. SOMETIMES WE

HAVE TO GO THROUGH SOME SMALL

AND TINY PLACES WHERE GOD

CRUSHES SOME OF THOSE

IMPURITIES OUT OF US. AND

DURING THAT TIME YOU THINK THAT

THIS WILL NEVER END. I WON'T

COME OUT ALIVE, YOU SAY. IT IS

DARK AND GLOOMY AND YOU CAN'T SE

WHAT GOD IS DOING BEHIND THE

SCENES ON YOUR BEHALF. BUT IF

YOU WILL JUST STAY THE COURSE,

STAY IN FAITH. RELENTLESSLY

PURSUE GOD'S VINDICATION AND

HIS GRACE FOR YOUR SITUATION,

YOU WILL LIVE TO SEE HIS

REDEMPTION IN YOUR SITUATION.

SOMETIMES THE DIFFICULTIES

BREAK US AND BRING US TO A

HUMBLE PLACE THAT GOD CAN

FINALLY USE US. AND THEN MIRACUY

IN A SEASON WHEN WE

SUBMIT TO A LOWER PLACE THAN WE

HAD HOPED FOR HE SUPERNATURALLY

BRINGS US INTO OUR AMAZING

SPACIOUS PLACE.

YOU KNOW, AS LAURA-LYNN WAS

TALKING ONE OF THE THINGS THAT

REALLY STRUCK ME IS THE 112TH

PSALM AND IT SAYS,

PRAISE THE LORD, BLESSED IS THEN

WHO FEARS THE LORD WHO DELIGHTS

GREATLY IN HIS COMMANDMENTS. HIS

DESCENDENTS WILL BE MIGHTY ON TE

EARTH AND THE GENERATION OF THE

UPRIGHT WILL BE BLESSED. IT

SAYS, WEALTH AND RICHES WILL BE

IN HIS HOUSE AND HIS

RIGHTEOUSNESS ENDURES FOREVER.

DO YOU REALIZE THAT WHEN YOU

ASK MORE OF GOD, GOD GIVES YOU

MORE. THAT'S NOT JUST FOR YOU

BLESS MEANS THE END OF YOUR

LIFE. CURSE ALSO SPEAKS OF THE .

GIVE GOD THE BEGINNING AND

WATCH YOUR END TURN INTO A

MASTERPIECE. CALL THE NUMBER ON

THE SCREEN. WELL, UP NEXT

LAURA-LYNN GOES BACK OUT TO THE

STREETS AND ITS SURVIVAL

AGAINST ALL ODDS.

SO CARA, DO YOU LIVE DOWN

HERE LIKE ON THE STREET?

YES

SO TELL ME SOMETHING, I

HEARD THAT YOU HAVE HAD

EXPERIENCES, YOU'VE DIED

SEVERAL TIMES. WHAT HAPPENED?

SOME HAS BEEN FROM ODS. A

LOT OF IT COMES FROM MY HEALTH,

LIKEÃBECAUSE I AM HIV POSITIVE I

HAVE HEP C. SO I GET

SUSCEPTIBLE TO GETTING

PNEUMONIA QUITE EASILY.

YES

SO QUITE A FEW TIMES I'VE

ENDED UP IN ICU.

YES

I HAD A COMA, LIKE UNCONSCIO.

FROM PNEUMONIA, YOU KNOW, AND

I'VE HAD A CHEST TUBES STUCK IN

ME AND STUFF AND BEEN ON A RESPY

WOW. YES.

YOU KNOW, STUFF LIKE THAT

SO CARA, WHAT DO YOU THINK YU

KEEP SURVIVING ALL OF THAT ?

THAT I WANT TO KNOW. I HAVE

NO IDEA.

DO YOU THINK GOD HAS A PLAN R

YOU, MAYBE?

WELL, GOD HAS HAVE SOME KINDF

PLAN; SOMEBODY HAS TO HAVE

SOME KIND OF PLAN. THERE IS NO -

ABSOLUTELY NO REASON

WHY I SHOULD STILL BE WALKING.

WOW. NOW DO YOU BELIEVE IN TE

POWER OF JESUS?

YES. MY UPBRINGING, I GREW

UP GOING TO CHURCH. YOU KNOW

WELL, I DON'T REMEMBER BUT WHENA

BABY WENT TO (INAUDIBLE) AND

MOST OF MY LIFE UP UNTIL THE

AGE OF 13 WE WENT TO (INAUDIBLE)

BECAUSE I GREW UP IN (INAUDIBLE.

SO YOU KNOW THAT JESUS

LOVES YOU RIGHT, CARA. GOD LOVES

YOU AND HE HAS A PLAN FOR YOU.

I HAVE BEEN TOLD.

WOULD YOU MIND, CARA, IF -- I

JUSTÃIS THERE ANYTHING I COULD

PRAY FOR YOU LIKE A BLESSING OR

ANY HEALING THAT YOU NEED IN YO?

MY HEALTH. JUST MY HEALTH

FOR YOUR HEALTH

BECAUSE THE SEASONS THEY ARE

STARTING TO CHANGE.

THE SEIZURE?

THE SEASON.

SEASON, YES.

YOU KNOW IT IS NOT GOING TO

BE HOT WEATHER TOO MUCH LONGER.

YES. IT GOING TO BE COLD.

YOU KNOW WE'RE GETTING INTO TE

COLD WEATHER.

YOU LIVE OUT HERE ON THE

STREET?

YES

OKAY. IS IT OKAY CARA IF I

PUT MY HAND ON YOU TO PRAY FOR

YOU

YES, OKAY

IS THAT ALRIGHT. OKAY. FATHEI

PRAY BY THE POWER IN THE NAME

OF JESUS THAT YOU WOULD JUST

TOUCH CARA RIGHT NOW. FATHER, I

JUST THANK YOU THAT YOU LOVE

HER. I PRAY THAT A CALM AND A PE

WOULD, OVER HER RIGHT NOW

BY THE POWER OF JESUS THAT SHE

WOULD JUST BE RESTORED. FATHER,

YOU LOVE HER. YOU HAVE KNOWN

HER SINCE SHE WAS A SEED IN

HER MOTHER'S WOMB AND YOU HAVE

WATCHED OVER HER. YOU HAVE PRESD

HER LIFE. I PRAY THAT YOU WOULD

TOUCH HER POWERFULLY IN THE

NAME OF JESUS, FATHER, I PRAY

THAT YOU WOULD BE WITH HER, OH .

THANK YOU FOR PRESERVING

HER AND KEEPING HER ALIVE. IN

JESUS' NAME . AMEN.

AMEN. AMEN. AMEN.

THANK YOU.

THIS LADY CARA WAS A WOMAN

THAT EVERYONE ON THE STREET

KNEW WHO SHE WAS AND THEY KEPT

SAYING TO ME, YOU GOT TO TALK

TO HER. YOU'VE GOT A TALK TO HE.

SHE'S GOT A STORY. YOU CAN SEE

THAT HER LIFE HAS BEEN SPARED

AND, YOU KNOW, GOD LOVES US.

GOD LOVES PEOPLE. AND I'M JUST

GRATEFUL TO HER FOR TALKING TO

ME AND SHARING HER LIFE A

LITTLE PIECE OF HER LIFE WITH ME

YES. VERY COOL. I'D

ENCOURAGE YOU TO CONTINUE TO PRY

FOR CARA AS WELL

YES.

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WE'RE COMMITTED TO SHARING

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JESUS SAID A SPARROW DOESN'T

FALL TO THE GROUND WITHOUT YOUR

HEAVENLY FATHER KNOWING IT.

HE SAYS EVE THE HAIRS OF YOUR HE

NUMBERED. HE HAS SUCH AN

INCREDIBLE MENTALITY THAT HE

CAN KEEP SIX BILLION PEOPLE IN

TRACK, THAT HE CAN FIGURE OUT

THE COURSE OF ACTION OF ALL THE

HUMAN BEINGS ON EARTH, AND

HAVING DONE THAT HE KNOWS EVERY

CELL IN THEIR BODY AND HE EVEN

KNOWS THE NUMBER OF HAIRS ON

THEIR HEAD.

WELCOME BACK. UP NEXT HOW

ONE STANDUP COMEDIAN SHINES

THE SPOTLIGHT ON GOD.

THINK ABOUT JONAH. YOU HAVE N

STUCK

IN THE BELLY OF A WHALE; YOU GOE

HOME

AND TELL YOU WHAT THIS. A WHALE,

JONAH; A WHALE, A WHALE, A WHALS

THE BEST YOU CAN DO.

STANDUP COMIC AKINTUNDE WARNA

SOUGHT-AFTER WRITER AND

PERFORMER IN THE ENTERTAINMENT

INDUSTRY. HE CURRENTLY WRITES

FOR BET TALK SHOW HOST MONIQUE

BUT GROWING UP HE FACED

CHALLENGES THAT AFFECTED HIM

FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE.

WHEN I WAS YOUNG I GREW UP

IN THE HOOD, THE PROJECTS. AND

THEN WE MOVED OUT OF THE

PROJECTS AND THEN WE STILL DID T

HAVE A LOT OF MONEY. MY FATHER

LEFT WHEN I WAS SEVEN YEARS OLD,

AND I REMEMBER A LOT OF TIMES

I SPENT A LOT OF TIME SEARCHING

FOR MANHOOD.

AS A YOUNG MAN, AKINTUNDE

REALIZED HE HAD THE GIFT

TO MAKE PEOPLE LAUGH. HE BEGAN

PERFORMING FOR OPEN MIC NIGHTS

AT COMEDY CLUBS. HE GAINED

SUCCESS ON THE CIRCUIT BUT

STILL FELT SOMETHING WAS

MISSING FROM HIS LIFE.

ONE OF THE THINGS THAT I

ALWAYS WANTED WAS TO HAVE A

HAPPY FAMILY BECAUSE MY FATHER

LEFT. SO, BECAUSE OF THAT, ONE

OF THE THINGS THAT I WAS

LONGING FOR AND I WANTED TO

CREATE FOR MYSELF WAS A SOLID

MARRIAGE, AND A SOLID FAMILY.

HE MARRIED HIS GIRLFRIEND

UNISA BUT HIS DREAMS OF HAVING

A SOLID MARRIAGE BEGAN TO

CRUMBLE.

THE COMEDY CLUB LIFESTYLE

DEFINITELY AFFECTED BY MARRIAGE

IN A NEGATIVE WAY. THE DISTANCE

ALONE, YOU KNOW, IS ENOUGH. THE

OTHER PART OF IT TO IS YOU

ARE CONSTANTLY CHASING MONEY. TS

ANOTHER THING. I MEAN YOU

CONSTANTLY GOING FROM GIG TO

GIG.

WHEN THEY WERE TOGETHER

THEY ARGUED OVER MONEY, OVER

HIS LONG HOURS ON THE ROAD,

OVER EVERYTHING.

MY MARRIAGE WAS BREAKING

DOWN.

WHEN WE GOT TOGETHER WE

WERE NOT SAVED AND, YOU KNOW, DS

LIKE A REGULAR PART OF OUR

LIVES. YOU KNOW JUST THE DRAMA

THAT THE WORLD BRINGS.

A SINGLE QUESTION BURNED IN

AKINTUNDE'S HEART. HE SAYS HE

FINALLY ASKED GOD,

CAN ANYBODY HAVE A

SUCCESSFUL RELATIONSHIP AND BE

IN THE ENTERTAINMENT GENRE AND

GOD SAID TO ME ABOUT YOU CAN,

BUT YOU HAVE TO COME TO ME TO

THROUGH MY SON. AT THAT TIME THS

TOTALLY FOREIGN TO ME.

BY NOW, HIS WIFE UNISA HAD

BECOME A CHRISTIAN AND SHE WAS

PRAYING CONSTANTLY FOR HER

HUSBAND. ONE DAY HE RODE HOME

WITH A FRIEND IN THE INDUSTRY

WHO WAS A CHRISTIAN.

I KIND OF ASKED HIM I SAID

MAN, HOW DO YOU DO IT ALL. YOU N

REAL ESTATE. YOU'VE GOT A

BUSINESS. YOU'VE GOT A GREAT

MARRIAGE. WHAT TO DO YOU DO, ANE

SAID,

WELL, I'M A CHRISTIAN. I SAID IE

BEEN

THINKING ABOUT GOING TO CHURCH

AND HE SAID WELL YOU DON'T HAVE

TO GO TO CHURCH TO ACCEPT

JESUS. YOU CAN ACCEPT JESUS

RIGHT HERE. WOULD YOU LIKE TO

ACCEPT CHRIST AND I AM LIKE

YEAH. HE TOOK MY HAND, LED ME TO

CHRIST AND THEN GAVE ME SOME

SCRIPTURE AND INVITED ME TO HIS

CHURCH WHICH I WIND UP JOINING

AND FROM THAT POINT ON, YOU

KNOW, I WAS A BELIEVER, NOT A

PERFECT BELIEVER.

AKINTUNDE IS THE FIRST TO

ADMIT THAT HIS WALK WITH THE

LORD WAS A STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS

ONE OF THE AREAS THAT WAS

HARD TO CHANGE WAS HIS COMEDY

ROUTINES.

AT THAT TIME EVEN THOUGH I

WASN'T ONE OF THE FILTHIEST

COMEDIANS, MY SET WAS NOT GODLY

AT ALL. I CURSED A WHOLE LOT.

IT GOT TO A POINT WHERE EVERY

NIGHT WAS A STRUGGLE BECAUSE I

WAS SAYING THINGS THAT THE

AUDIENCE LIKED AND IT WAS FUNNY

BUT IT WAS GRIEVING MY SPIRIT.

THERE WOULD BE TIMES WHEN I WASN

ON STAGE AND I AM HAVING THE

BEST SET OF MY LIFE UP UNTIL

THAT POINT. INSIDE EVERY JOKE

MY SPIRIT IS LIKE OHHHH.

EVENTUALLY HE CLEANED UP HIS

COMEDY ROUTINE BUT MORE IMPORTAY

HIS MARRIAGE STARTED TO TURN

AROUND.

ONE THE FIRST THINGS TO

HEAL WAS MY MARRIAGE. THAT WAS

A PROCESS AND I THINK BECAUSE EN

THOUGH WE STRUGGLED, ME MAKING

THE SHIFT FROM SECULAR COMEDY

AND NOT DOING ANYTHING FOR A

WHILE AND THEN DECIDING TO

BECOME A GOSPEL CHRISTIAN

COMEDIAN WE STRUGGLED

, BUT I THINK SHE HONORED THE

FACT THAT I MADE A DECISION AND

THE FACT THAT SHE HAD BEEN

PRAYING FOR ME. SHE'D BEEN

DILIGENTLY PRAYING FOR ME

AKINTUNDE'S CAREER

TOOK OFF.

IT'S AMAZING. AS SOON AS I

GOT UNFOCUSED ON BEING A QUOTE-

UNQUOTE A STAR IN THE HOLLYWOOD,

THAT'S

WHEN MORE DOOR STARTED OPENING.

I GOT MORE TV WRITING CREDITS

AFTER BECAME A CHRISTIAN. BEFORE

I KIND OF STRUGGLED ALONG AND ID

GET THINGS HERE AND THERE I'M A

BUT THEN I GOT HIRED FOR THREE

TV SHOWS IN ONE YEAR.

UNISA AND AKINTUNDE

HAVE FIVE CHILDREN.

DO WE HAVE CHALLENGES, YES.

THAT'S LIFE, BUT AT THE END OF

THE DAY THERE IS A PEACE

BECAUSE I KNOW THAT GOD HAS GOT

IT. HE HAS BROUGHT ME THIS FAR.

HE'S TAKEN CARE OF MY CHILDREN.

HE HAS PROSPERED US IN FRONT OF

PEOPLE. HE'S PROSPERED US IN

OUR OWN EYES BECAUSE WE ARE

LIKE, WOW, GOD.

SO IF ANYBODY IS

THINKING ABOUT, OR CONTEMPLATING

BECOMING A BELIEVER, AND YOU

THINK THAT MY PROFESSIONAL LIFE

WON'T ALLOW ME TO DO SO, I

CHALLENGE YOU TO GIVE IT TO GOD

AND WATCH HIM SUPERNATURALLY

JUST INCREASE IT. HE OPENED

DOORS FOR YOU THAT NO AGENT, NO

LAWYER, NO MANAGER CAN OPEN.

WHATEVER FIELD THAT YOU'RE IN.

HE WILL DO THINGS FOR YOU THAT

WILL BLOW YOUR MIND.

YOU KNOW, I COULD AKINTUNDE S

A FUNNY GUY. BUT DID YOU

NOTICE HOW WHEN HE STARTED OFF

AND A LOT OF YOU, WE'RE ALSO IN

THE SAME BOAT AS AKINTUNDE

AND UNISA. THEY WEREN'T

NECESSARILY WALKING WITH GOD. I

KNEW IT THE SAME THING WHEN I WS

WALKING WITH GOD WHEN I STARTED

PLAYING PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL

MYSELF AND KAREN, BUT I DO NOT

UNDERSTAND REALLY WHAT THAT

MEANT. BUT THE REALITY IS WHEN E

UNISA GOT SAVED AKINTUNDE

GOT TURNED AROUND BECAUSE HER

PRAYERS OPENED UP THE DOOR AND

ONE OF HIS FELLOW COMEDIANS,

GOD CAN FIND YOU RIGHT WHERE

YOU ARE AND HE LED HIM TO CHRIS.

HE DID NOT HAVE TO GO TO

CHURCH. HE DID NOT HAVE TO GO

TO A CONFERENCE BUT RIGHT IN

THAT ROOM TURNED HIS LIFE

AROUND BUT THEN AFTER THAT HE

CAME INTO AKINTUNDE'S HEART

BUT IT HAD TO WORK OUT TO THE

REST OF HIS BODY. YOU KNOW,

PSALM 75 SAYS IT THIS WAY: PROMN

COMETH NEITHER

FROM THE EAST OR THE WEST OR THE

SOUTH BUT FROM GOD. FOR HE

PROMOTED ONE AND HE REMOVES

ANOTHER. FOR IN THE HAND OF THE

LORD IS A CUP AND THE WICKED

DRINK IT DOWN TO THE DREGS.

BUT GOD TAKES CARE OF THE

RIGHTEOUS. AKINTUNDE IS

PROOF POSITIVE THAT IF YOU PUT

YOUR CAREER AS WELL AS YOUR

FAMILY AS WELL AS YOUR LIFE IN

GOD'S HANDS, HE WILL GIVE IT

BACK TO YOU AS A

MASTERPIECE.

ABSOLUTELY. YOU KNOW, I

REMEMBER WHEN EARLY IN MY

CAREER I WAS VOLUNTEERING AT A

STATION AND I MET THIS YOUNG

WOMAN. HER NAME WAS TARA.

SHE JUST FOUND GOD AND THEN SHE

WENT ON TO DO LIKE A MORNING

SHOW DOWN IN THE STATES AND

SEVERAL NEWS SHOWS SHE HAD BEEN

MS. CANADA, OR ONE OF THOSE

PAGEANTS. SHE WAS JUST

BEAUTIFUL. SHE JUST FOUND GOD

JUST BY US TALKING ABOUT IT AND

HOW POWERFUL AND REAL JESUS WAS

AND I REMEMBER TAKING HER TO

CHURCH AND HER JUST THROWING

HERSELF AT THE ALTAR SO

GRATEFUL THAT GOD WOULD CHANGE

HER LIFE, YOU KNOW. GOD WILL

FIND YOU WHERE EVER YOU ARE. HE

LOVES YOU. HE HAS A DESTINY FOR

YOU.

THE WHOLE TIME I WAS

PREPARING FOR THIS PARTICULAR

PROGRAM I WAS BELIEVING THAT IN

YOUR HOME AND YOUR CAR OR WHERE

EVER ELSE THAT GOD IS GOING TO

DO THE SAME THING HE DID WITH

AKINTUNDE. HE'S WRITING FOR

THE LIKES OF MONIQUE NOW AND EVE

ELSE. YOU

PROBABLY MAY NOT KNOW HER

BUT HE'S GOT SOME REALLY FUNNY

STUFF AND IT'S CLEAN STUFF

NOW. GOD CAN DO THAT TO YOU.

LET'S JUST PRAY. FATHER IN THE F

JESUS WOULD YOU ALSO LET PSALM

75 BE THAT ANTHEM FOR THAT MAN

OR THAT WOMAN NOW IN JESUS' NAM.

AMEN.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO BEING

WITH YOU ALL AGAIN. UNTIL NEXT I

I'M LAURA-LYNN

TYLER THOMPSON

AND I'M BRIAN WARREN. HAVE AT

DAY, CANADA.

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