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The 700 Club - November 29, 2012

Portland Trailblazers coach Kaleb Canales talks about the importance of his faith. Plus, Eddie Bradley used drugs to comfort his emotional pain, but circumstances only became worse. Read Transcript


Lee: PORTLAND'S

TRAILBLAZING COACH.

MY MAIN GOAL IS TO HELP

OUR PLAYERS GET BETTER.

Lee: ONE DRUG DEALER'S

LAST-DITCH EFFORT TO BEAT

THE ADDICTION.

I REMEMBER STICKING A GUN

SO HARD IN MY TEMPLE, I

WANTED TO END IT.

Lee: PLUS, THE

REVOLUTIONARY NEW TREATMENT

THAT IS STOPPING THE EFFECTS

OF LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE.

PUT IT BACK ON, AND THE

TREMORS SUBSIDE.

Lee: ON TODAY'S "THE

700 CLUB."

*

[APPLAUSE]

Pat: WELL, WELCOME,

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, TO

THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

AMERICA IS TALKING ABOUT THE

POWERBALL LOTTERY.

IT HIT, I THINK,

$580 MILLION.

Terry: UNBELIEVABLE.

Pat: AND THEY HAD TO

WINNERS.

ONE OUT IN ARIZONA AND THE

OTHER -- I DON'T KNOW WHERE

IT IS --

Terry: MISSOURI.

Pat: WELL, I ASKED OUR

RESEARCH DEPARTMENT IF THEY

WOULD FIND OUT FOR ME WHERE

THE MONEY GOES.

NOW THIS HAS GOT 33 MEMBER

LOTTERIES.

LISTEN TO THIS.

THERE IS A MULTI-STATE

LOTTERY ASSOCIATION.

50% GOES TO THE STATES, 35%

IS PROFIT, AND IT GOES TO

STATE PROGRAMS.

SOME 42 STATES, PLUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND THE

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

PARTICIPATED IN THIS

LOTTERY.

AND HALF OF THE PROCEEDS GO

TO THE LOTTERY POOL AND 7%

GOES TO THE RETAILERS, SO

7-ELEVEN AND THOSE GUYS, AND

THE REST CAN BE SPENT ON

STATES ON A WIDE VARIETY OF

PROGRAMS.

THE WINNERS GOT $180 MILLION

A PIECE.

AND THERE WAS ANOTHER GROUP

OF PEOPLE WHO SPLIT A

MILLION DOLLAR A PIECE

MELON.

DID YOU GET A TICKET?

Terry: I DID NOT GET A

TICKET.

I THOUGHT ABOUT IT, BUT --

Pat: I DID NOT,

EITHER.

Terry: I NEVER MADE IT

TO 7-ELEVEN.

Pat: THE CHANCE OF

BEING HIT BY A METEOR IS

ABOUT THE SAME AS WINNING

THAT LOTTERY.

Terry: YOU KNOW, I JUST

THINK, ESPECIALLY IN TIMES

LIKE THIS, WHERE THINGS ARE

DIFFICULT FOR SO MANY

PEOPLE, THAT JUST THE SHEAR

DREAM OF BEING ABLE TO GET

OUT OF DEBT OR TO HAVE

ENOUGH FOR YOUR DAY-TO-DAY

NEEDS, I THINK, DRIVES

PEOPLE TO THE LINES TO DRIVE

THOSE TICKETS.

AND THEN YOU HEAR THE

STORIES OF THE LIVES OF THE

PEOPLE WHO WON, AND THAT'S A

LITTLE SCARY.

Pat: I HAD A LAWYER WHO

WORKED FOR ONE OF THE

PEOPLE, AND THE GUY WAS JUST

CURSED.

HE WAS CURSED AFTER HE WON.

YOU'RE LOOKING AT DRUG

ADDICTION.

YOU'RE LOOKING AT SUICIDE.

YOU'RE LOOKING AT FINANCIAL

DISASTER.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, MY

TAKE ON THIS -- AND THEN

WE'LL GET ON SOMETHING

ELSE -- THE STATES, THE

GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED

STATES, AND THE SEVERAL

STATES, SHOULD NOT BE

ENTICING THEIR CITIZENS TO

GO FOR GET-RICH-QUICK

SCHEMES.

THEY HAVE NO VALIDITYITIES

OVER.

AND THESE LITTLE PEOPLE ARE

ON PAYDAY, PUTTING OUT THEIR

$5 AND $10, AND GETTING

THOSE LITTLE TICKETS, AND IT

IS JUST AWFUL.

AND YET THERE IS A BIG LOBBY

FOR IT BECAUSE THE

7-ELEVENs AND THE PEOPLE

WHO SELL THESE THINGS MAKE A

LOT OF MONEY.

Terry: THE STATE, GOOD

GRIEF.

Pat: WELL, THEY GET A

LOT, BUT THERE IS A PRIVATE

ORGANIZATION THAT IS FUELING

THE DEAL.

IT IS A BIG LOBBYING

EFFORT.

BUT, FOLKS, THERE IS A WAY

TO GET WEALTH, AND IT ISN'T

BY HITTING THE LOTTERY.

WE'VE TOLD YOU OVER AND OVER

AGAIN GOD'S PRINCIPLES OF

WEALTH CREATION.

AND IT'S VERY SIMPLE.

WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE

EXPEDENTIAL CURVE AND

COMPOUNDING INTEREST, AND

THAT SORT OF THING, THAT'S

THE WAY TO GET IT.

IT IS NOT A GET RICH QUICK.

SO MUCH FOR MY TIRADE, BUT,

NO, I DIDN'T PLAY.

I DIDN'T GET A TICKET AND I

DIDN'T WIN, AND NEITHER DID

TERRY.

Terry: THAT DRAWING,

THE WINNING TICKETS CAME

AFTER PEOPLE ALL ACROSS THE

COUNTRY WAITED IN LINE

LITERALLY FOR HOURS, IN THE

HOPES OF WINNING THAT MEGA

JACKPOT.

DALE HERD HAS THE STORY.

Reporter: POWERBALL

OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED

OVERNIGHT THE WINNING

TICKETS WERE SOLD IN

MISSOURI AND ARIZONA.

THE PRIZE IS THE BIGGEST IN

POWERBALL HISTORY.

THE TWO WINNERS WILL SPLIT

THE $587.5 MILLION JACKPOT.

THE REST OF THE NEARLY

$9 MILLION LESSER PRIZE

WINNERS WILL SPLIT

$131 MILLION.

THE HALF-BILLION JACKPOT

SPARKED LINES LIKE THESE

ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

IN NORTH CAROLINA, THEY WERE

ALREADY COUNTING THEIR

MILLIONS.

I WOULD TAKE CARE OF MY

FAMILY, PAY MY BILLS OFF AND

TRAVEL THE WORLD.

WHEN WE WIN, WE'RE GOING

TO BUY A BASKETBALL TEAM IN

ISRAEL.

I COULD TAKE A HELICOPTER

TO WORK IF I WON.

Reporter: IN SOUTH

PHILLY, EVERYONE HOLDING A

TICKET WAS HOPING THEY HAD

THE WINNER.

I'M GOING TO GIVE 10% TO

GOD ALMIGHTY, TO MY CHURCH,

AND GIVE THE REST TO MY WIFE

AND KIDS.

Reporter: EXPERTS SAY

STATISTICALLY, YOU HAVE THE

SAME CHANCE OF BEING STRUCK

BY LIGHTNING 175 TIMES IN

ONE YEAR.

IT'S A TOUGH SELL FOR

FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS LIKE

CARBER GOYNE, ESPECIALLY THE

CONCEPT OF WINNING A FORTUNE

WITHOUT HAVING TO WORK FOR

IT.

THE REALITY IS WE COULD

DO A LOT BETTER WITH OUR

MONEY THAN SPENDING IT ON

LOTTERY TICKETS.

Reporter: STUDIES HAVE

SHOWN IN TERMS OF OVERALL

HAPPINESS, LOTTERY WINNERS

ARE NOT SIGNIFICANTLY

HAPPIER THAN NON-LOTTERY

WINNERS.

AND WE'VE HEARD PEOPLE WHO

BLEW THROUGH THEIR

WINNINGS.

PEOPLE HAVE GONE BANKRUPT

AFTER WINNING THE LOTTERY.

THEY GET OVEREXTENDED.

Reporter: AND THE

POWERBALL WINNERS WILL HAVE

TO FORK OVER 25% OF THE

JACKPOT TO UNCLE SAM IN

TAXES.

DALE HERD, CBN NEWS.

Pat: GOOD STORY, DALE.

LATER ON, WE'LL BE ANSWERING

THE QUESTION, IS IT A SIN TO

PLAY THE LOTTERY?

AND SPEAKING OF MONEY, THERE

IS STILL NO DEAL IN

WASHINGTON ON HOW TO FIX THE

FEDERAL DEFICIT.

LEE WEBB HAS THAT STORY FROM

THE CBN NEWS ROOM.

Lee: THAT'S RIGHT,

PAT.

TIMOTHY GEITHNER AND A TOP

WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL ARE

HEADING TO CAPITOL HILL

TODAY TO MEET WITH

CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS.

THEY WILL TALK ABOUT COMING

UP WITH A DEAL TO AVOID THE

FISCAL CLIFF, INCLUDING HOW

TO HANDLE TAXES AND SPENDING

CUTS.

AND THE CONSERVATIVE LEADER,

WHO IS LEADING THE CHARGE

AGAINST NEW TAXES, ISN'T

BACKING DOWN.

PAUL STRAND HAS THAT STORY

NOW FROM WASHINGTON.

Reporter: THE PUBLIC

POSITIONING BY POLITICIANS

GOES ON WHILE AMERICA MOVES

EVER CLOSER TO THE

JANUARY 1st FISCAL CLIFF.

WHEN FOR MOST AMERICANS,

TAXES WILL AUTOMATICALLY GO

UP.

PRESIDENT OBAMA INSISTS

REPUBLICANS ARE THE HOLD-UP

ON THE BILL THAT WILL STOP

THE TAX HIKES FOR MIDDLE

INCOME FAMILIES.

President Obama:

DEMOCRATS IN THE HOUSE ARE

READY TO VOTE FOR THAT SAME

BILL TODAY.

IF WE CAN GET A FEW HOUSE

REPUBLICANS TO AGREE AS

WELL, I'LL SIGN THIS BILL AS

SOON AS CONGRESS SENDS IT MY

WAY.

I'VE GOT TO REPEAT, I'VE GOT

A PEN.

I'M READY TO SIGN IT.

Reporter: ANTITAX

ADVOCATE GROVER NORQUIST

CONTINUES TO TAKE HEAT FOR

THE NO TAX HIKE HE CAME UP

WITH THAT ALMOST EVERY

SINGLE LAW MAKER HAS

SIGNED.

BUT HE WOULDN'T BACK DOWN

FROM HIS STANCE THAT

GOVERNMENT DOESN'T NEED NEW

TAX HIKES.

THE GOVERNMENT IS TOO BIG

NOW.

WE DON'T WANT IT TO GET ANY

BIGGER.

ALL OF THE EFFORT BY OBAMA

TO RAISE TAXES IS TO EXPAND

GOVERNMENT.

Reporter: AS FOR SOME

REPUBLICANS SI SIGNALING

THEY WANT OUT OF THE PLEDGE,

NORQUIST SAYS THAT IS AN ODD

WAY TO LOOK AT THE PROMISE.

IF SOMEONE WERE TO ASK

YOU IF YOU WERE PRO-CHOICE,

HOW LONG ARE YOU

PRO-CHOICE.

FOR 18 MONTHS.

YOU'RE TELLING PEOPLE, I'M

PRO-LIFE OR WON'T RAISE YOUR

TAXES.

Reporter: NORQUIST SAYS

THERE IS NO STAMPEDE AGAINST

THE PLEDGE, JUST A FEW

MURMURS.

OVER 90% OF REPUBLICANS

HAVE TAKEN THE PLEDGE.

A HANDFUL OF PEOPLE ARE

HAVING IMPURE THOUGHTS.

THEY'VE BEEN THINKING ABOUT

MAYBE VOTING FOR TAX

INCREASES.

Reporter: HE SUGGESTS

THEY CAVE ONLY IF THE

DEMOCRATS PROMISE AND SIGN

OFF ON HUGE SPENDING CUTS.

PAUL STRAND, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

Lee: CONSERVATIVES IN

BRITAIN ARE CLAIMING THAT A

NEW HIGH TAX RATE HAS

ACTUALLY COST THEIR

GOVERNMENT MONEY.

THE LONDON TELEGRAPH REPORTS

THAT 16,000 BRITS DECLARED

AN ANNUAL INCOME OF MORE

THAN A MILLION POUNDS IN THE

2009/2010 TAX YEAR.

THAT NUMBER FELL TO JUST

6,000 WHEN THE GOVERNMENT

INTRODUCED THE TAX RATE OF

50%.

ANALYSTS BELIEVE BRITS

SIMPLY MOVED OUT OF THE

COUNTRY AND OTHERS FOUND WAY

TO CUT ITS TAX INCOME.

AND BRITAIN WILL REDUCE THE

TOP RATE TO 45% NEXT YEAR.

SINCE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT BY

THE WAY, THE NUMBER MAKING A

MILLION POUNDS A YEAR HAS

GONE BACK UP.

SENATOR LINDSAY GRAHAM TELLS

CBN NEWS THAT THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION HAS MISLED

AMERICANS OVER THE ATTACK ON

THE U.S. EMBASSY IN

BENGHAZI.

SENATOR GRAHAM SAYS HE IS

DETERMINED TO GET TO THE

BOTTOM OF IT.

SENATOR, HAS THIS

ADMINISTRATION EITHER LIED

OR MISLED OR ANYONE WORSE, A

COVERUP?

WHAT IS YOUR TERMINOLOGY

HERE?

I THINK THE FOG OF WAR --

WAR IS A HARD THING TO

FIGURE OUT.

INCOMPETENCE IS RAMPID, AND

THERE IS DEFINITE

MANIPULATION AND MISLEADING,

IN MY VIEW.

IF GEORGE W. BUSH WERE

PRESIDENT, THIS WOULD BE

FRONT-PAGE NEWS EVERY DAY.

Lee: YOU CAN WATCH MORE

OF THAT INTERVIEW WITH

SENATOR LINDSAY GRAHAM ON

"THE BRODY FILE" AT 9:30

TOMORROW.

AUTHOR ZIG ZIGLER HAS DIED.

HE PASSED AWAY IN A HOSPITAL

AFTER A BOUGHT WITH

PNEUMONIA.

HE GAIN POPULARITY FOR

TALKING ABOUT PEOPLE'S

CAREERS AND LIVES.

ZIGLE WAS A CHRISTIAN, AND

HIS WEB PAGE SAYS HE IS

SPEAKING WITH JESUS NOW.

HE ALSO WROTE MORE THAN 30

BOOKS, INCLUDING

"CONFESSIONS OF A GRIEVING

CHRISTIAN," FOLLOWING THE

DEATH OF HIS OLDEST

DAUGHTER.

HE SHARED HIS INSIGHTS ON

THAT ISSUE ON "THE 700

CLUB."

GRIEVING FOR THE

CHRISTIAN IS LIKE GOING

THROUGH A LONG-WINDING

MOUNTAIN TUNNEL.

YOU KNOW THERE IS AN END TO

IT, BUT YOU JUST DON'T KNOW

WHERE.

SO YOU KEEP GOING, NOT IN

YOUR OWN STRENGTH, BUT IN

THE STREN STRENGTH OF

CHRIST.

AND THEN THE GRACE ENDS WHEN

YOU GET TO THE END OF THE

TUNNEL AND YOU SEE THE LIGHT

SHED, THEíAYVJUk OF CñRIST,

AND YOU SEE YOUR LOVED

Terry: THE PRINCIPLES

OF LIFE IN SOME WAYS -- ONE

OF MY FAVORITE THINGS HE

USED TO SAY IS I HAVE A

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH THE

AIRLINE, IF I'M NOT THERE ON

TIME, THEY'RE TO LEAVE

WITHOUT ME.

[LAUGHTER]

Terry: WHAT A GREAT

MAN.

Pat: A GREAT MAN.

WE MISS HIM.

TERRY?

Terry: COMING UP,

SCIENTISTS SAY THERE IS NO

CURE FOR A.L A.L.S., BUT

ONE DOCTOR MAY HAVE FOUND

IT.

HEAR ABOUT HIS LIFE-SAVING

DISCOVERY.

THAT'S ALL NEXT.

Pat: A.L.S., COMMONLY

CALLED LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE,

STRIKES THE RICH, STRIKES

THE POOR, NO RESPECTER OF

PERSONS.

SOMETIMES THE GREATEST MINDS

IN OUR UNIVERSE ARE STRUCK

DOWN BY IT.

SOMETIMES PEOPLE WITH NO

EDUCATION AT ALL.

IT DESTROYS NERVE CELLS.

IT TAKES AWAY A PERSON'S

ABILITY TO CONTROL HIS OR

HER OWN MUSCLES.

THERE IS NO CURE FOR THIS

DREADED DISEASE.

BUT A NEW TREATMENT HAS BEEN

FOUND THAT MIGHT SLOW IT

DOWN.

AND STOP IT BEFORE IT GETS

ANY WORSE.

OUR HEALTH REPORTER, LAURIE

JOHNSON, HAS THAT STORY.

Reporter: ANTHONY KNOWS

ALL ABOUT BEATING THE ODDS.

FOLLOWING HURRICANE KATRINA

AS PRESIDENT OF MISSISSIPPI

POWER COMPANY, HE GOT THE

LIGHTS BACK ON IN A

JAW-DROPPING 12 DAYS.

WE DID THE IMPOSSIBLE.

Reporter: BUT AN EVEN

BIGGER CHALLENGE CAME A

SHORT TIME LATER WHEN HE WAS

DIAGNOSED WITH A.L.S.

THERE IS NO HOPE.

Reporter: HE COULD

HARDLY SWALLOW.

SOON HE WOULDN'T EVEN BE

ABLE TO BREATHE.

DEPRESSION, NO QUESTION

ABOUT THAT.

BUT THEN I DECIDED I HAD TO

DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

AND I WENT ON A RELENTLESS

SEARCH FOR ANYTHING THAT I

COULD FIND THAT MIGHT HELP

ME.

Reporter: HE CAME

ACROSS A LITTLE-KNOWN

TREATMENT CALLED THE DEANNA

PROTOCOL.

JUST BY THE GRACE OF

GOD.

Reporter: HE GAVE IT A

TRY, HOPING TO SLOW DOWN HIS

BODY'S DETERIORATION, AND

WAS AMAZED WHEN IT ACTUALLY

REVERSED HIS SYMPTOMS.

SIX MONTHS AGO, I HAD A

PROBLEM WITH EXCESS SALIVA.

I DON'T HAVE THAT PROBLEM

TODAY.

MY VOICE IS BETTER THAN IT

WAS.

IT'S NOT PERFECT, BUT IT'S

BETTER THAN IT WAS.

I COULDN'T DRINK WATER OR

TAKE A PILL WITHOUT FEELING

LIKE I WAS GOING TO CHOKE TO

DEATH.

TODAY I'M TAKING PROBABLY 30

PILLS A DAY AND I DON'T EVEN

THINK ABOUT IT.

I COULD ONLY EAT SOFT FOOD

SIX MONTHS AGO.

I'M EATING STEAK, RIBS,

ANYTHING I WANT TODAY.

Reporter: THE DEANNA

PROTOCOL IS RELATIVELY

UNHEARD OF BECAUSE ONE

DOCTOR CREATED IT AT HOME

FOR ONE PATIENT, HIS

DAUGHTER, DEANNA.

FIVE YEARS AGO, SHE WAS

ENJOYING LIFE AS A NEW BRIDE

AND A YOUNG ATTORNEY WHEN

HER DOCTORS SAID SHE DIDN'T

HAVE LONG TO LIVE.

AND HE WAS SAYING YOU

HAVE A.L.S., AND AT THAT

MOMENT I FELT LIKE I LEFT MY

BODY.

WE TOOK HER TO ALL OF THE

VARIOUS CITADELS THAT

SPECIALIZE IN A.L.S., AND TO

MY CHAGRIN, THERE I WAS

NOTHING THAT COULD BE DONE

FOR HER.

Reporter: NOT WILLING

TO ACCEPT DEFEAT, DR. TADONE

LEFT HIS JOB AS A SURGEON,

AND AFTER YEARS OF TRIAL AND

ERROR DEVELOPED A TREATMENT

THAT STOPPED THE PROGRESSION

OF DEANNA'S A.L.S.

I CALL MYSELF THE

RESIDENT GUINEA PIG.

Reporter: THE MAIN

INGREDIENT IS THE

ENERGY-BOOSTING A.K.G.

SO WE PUT HER ON THE

A.K.G., AND THEN WE RAN OUT

OF IT.

WITHIN ONE DAY, HER TREMORS

BECAME UNBELIEVABLE, OKAY?

WE PUT HER BACK ON IT -- GOT

SOME MORE AND PUT HER BACK

ON IT, AND THE TREMORS

SUBSIDED.

Reporter: THE DEANNA

PROTOCOL REQUIRES WORKING

THE MUSCLES WITH CARDIO AND

WEIGHTLIFTING, AND THEN

MASSAGING THEM WITH COCONUT

OIL.

ALTHOUGH TEST MOANLS

TESTIMONIALS LIKE THESE ARE

ENCOURAGING, THEY'RE NOT

ENOUGH FOR DOCTORS TO

RECOMMEND THE DEANNA

PROTOCOL TO THEIR PATIENTS.

MANY SAY IT IS UNRELIABLE

AND WILL ONLY RECOMMEND A

TREATMENT TO THEIR PATIENTS

THAT HAVE BEEN

SCIENTIFICALLY RESEARCHED.

THAT RESEARCH IS NOW UNDER

WAY ON THE DEANNA PROTOCOL.

SCIENTISTS AT THE UNIVERSITY

OF SOUTH FLORIDA ARE

STUDYING ITS EFFECT ON MICE

WITH A.L.S.

WE'RE USING A MOUS MODEL

OF A.L.S. THAT IS CONSIDERED

AS KIND OF THE GOLD STANDARD

IN THAT THE PATHOLOGY IN THE

A.L.S. MICE IS VERY SIMILAR

TO THE PATHOLOGY IN HUMANS.

Reporter: IF THE DEANNA

PROTOCOL SLOWS A.L.S. IN LAB

MICE, THAT COULD LEAD

DOCTORS TO RECOMMEND IT TO

THEIR HUMAN PATIENTS.

I HAVE A STRONG FAITH,

THINGS HAPPEN FOR A REASON.

JUST MAYBE I GOT THIS SO MY

DAD WOULD GET INVOLVED IN

AND THIS WILL EVENTUALLY

LEAD TO A TREATMENT THAT

SAVE PEOPLE'S LIVES UNTIL A

CURE WAS FOUND.

Pat: LOU GEHRIG IS ONE

OF THE GREAT BASEBALL

PLAYERS OF ALL TIME.

HE STARRED WITH THE NEW YORK

YANKEES, AND PERHAPS HE WAS

BEFORE MOST OF YOUR TIME.

BUT, NEVERTHELESS, HE

DEVELOPED THIS DISEASE WHILE

HE WAS STILL IN THE PRIME OF

HIS LIFE.

LAURIE JOHNSON IS HERE WITH

US.

LAURIE, WHAT DOES A.L.S. DO

TO SOMEBODY?

IT IS SO CRUEL.

I WAS WATCHING YOUR

INTRODUCTION, AND IT SOUNDS

LIKE YOU'VE HAD SOMEONE YOU

LOVE HAVE THE DISEASE, AND

SO MANY OF US HAVE, AND IT

IS SO CRUEL AND RELENTLESS.

AND WHAT IT DOES IS IT

ATTACKS THE NERVE CELLS SO

THAT YOUR NERVE CELLS CANNOT

SIGNAL YOUR MUSCLES.

SO BASICALLY YOUR MUSCLES

DETERIORATE.

YOU HAVE TO HAVE MUSCLES IN

YOUR CHEST TO BREATHE.

SO YOU CAN'T BREATHE NAME.

YOU CAN'T SWALLOW.

YOU CAN'T DO ANYTHING.

BUT, LIKE YOU SAID BEFORE,

YOUR MIND IS PERFECTLY

INTACT, AND IT IS VERY

FAST-MOVING, TOO.

A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T LIVE

THREE, FOUR YEARS.

Pat: HOW DOES HE STAY

ALIVE SO LONG --

I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING

ABOUT HIS DIAGNOSIS, BUT I

CAN TELL YOU MOST PEOPLE

DON'T LIVE BEYOND FIVE

YEARS.

THAT'S USUALLY THE UPPER

LIMIT.

Pat: YOU SAY THE PERSON

CAN'T SWALLOW, THEY CAN'T

BREATHE -- IT'S TERRIBLE.

RIGHT.

IT IS TERRIBLE.

WHAT IS SO WONDERFUL IS

THESE PEOPLE WHO HAVE TRIED

THIS DEANNA PROTOCOL HAVE

HAD WONDERFUL RESULTS.

AND MY MESSAGE TO OUR

VIEWERS IS WHAT HAVE YOU GOT

TO LOSE?

THIS IS VERY CHEAP.

THERE ARE VIRTUALLY NO SIDE

EFFECTS, AND THERE REALLY

ISN'T ANYTHING ELSE OUT

THERE.

Pat: WHAT IS THE MAGIC

POWDER?

A.K.G.

THAT HELPS THE CELLS HAVE

ENERGY.

BUT THERE ARE LOTS OF OTHER

SUPPLEMENTS.

I WOULD ENCOURAGE ANYONE WHO

HAS A.L.S. OR LOVES SOMEONE

WITH A.L.S., TO GO TO OUR

WEBSITE AND YOU CAN BE

DIRECTED TO THE DEANNA

PROTOCOL.

Pat: IT CURES A.L.S. --

OR RETARDS A.L.S.?

IT DOES NOT CURE A.L.S.

IT IS A POSSIBLE TREATMENT.

WE KNOW THERE IS NO CURE FOR

AIDS, BUT IF YOU GET AIDS,

YOU CAN LIVE A LONG LIFE.

SAME THING FOR DIABETES,

THERE IS NO CURE, BUT THERE

IS A TREATMENT.

THAT'S THE HOPE FOR THE

DEANNA PROTOCOL.

THE DEANNA PROTOCOL ALLOWS

PEOPLE TO LIVE LONGER.

Pat: IS THERE AN AGE

LIMIT?

SOMETIMES YOU FIND DISEASES

STRIKE AGES, LIKE BETWEEN 30

AND 50.

STATISTICALLY, MOST

PEOPLE GET IT OVER THE AGE

OF 50.

AS YOU KNOW, DEANNA IS NOT

50.

AND LOU GEHRIG WAS NOT 50.

FOR MOST PEOPLE IT IS

BETWEEN AGE 50 AND 70.

ABOUT 6,000 PEOPLE ARE

DIAGNOSED WITH IT EVERY

YEAR.

ABOUT 30,000 PEOPLE IN

AMERICA HAVE IT RIGHT NOW.

Pat: DEANNA PROTOCOL,

AND YOU'VE GOT THAT AT THE

CBN WEBSITE.

RIGHT.

ABSOLUTELY.

SO FOLKS SHOULD CLICK ON THE

WORD "THE DEANNA PROTOCOL,"

AND IT WILL TAKE YOU RIGHT

TO THE DOCTOR.

AND HE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR

FROM FOLKS.

Pat: LAURIE, YOU'RE

TERRIFIC.

GOD BLESS YOU.

YOU, TOO.

Terry: COMING UP NEXT,

WE'LL HEAR FROM THE NEXT

MEXICAN-AMERICAN HEAD COACH

IN THE NBA.

BUT FIRST, A MAN WHO BROKE A

25-YEAR ADDICTION AFTER

GETTING A 15-YEAR

ADDICTION.

HIS STORY IS NEXT.

Pat: WELCOME BACK,

FOLKS.

TO THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

IT IS COMING DOWN TO

CHRISTMAS, AND GLAD YOU'RE

WITH US.

WITH EVERY DEAL HE MADE,

EDDIE BRADLEY WOULD POCKET A

FEW THOUSAND DOLLARS IN

CASH.

BUT EDDIE WASN'T JUST A

BIG-TIME DRUG TRAFFICKER.

HE WAS A BIG-TIME DRUG

USER.

THE DESPERATION OF

WANTING THE DRUGS TO BE OUT

OF MY LIFE AND TO STRAIGHTEN

MY LIFE UP.

I REMEMBER STICKING A GUN SO

HARD IN MY TEMPLE AND

CRYING.

I WANTED TO END IT.

Reporter: DRUGS

CONTROLLED EDDIE'S LIFE FOR

MORE THAN TWO DECADES.

A HABIT THAT STARTED WHEN HE

WAS ONLY 15.

I WAS SUPPOSED TO BE AT A

SKATING RINK.

THAT'S WHERE MY MOM DROPPED

ME OFF AT.

AS SOON AS SHE GOT OUT OF

SIGHT, ME AND ANOTHER FRIEND

GOT IN CAR WITH ANOTHER GUY,

AND THAT'S THE NIGHT I GOT

INTRODUCED TO MARIJUANA.

I THOUGHT I WAS SUPPOSED TO

DO IT BECAUSE EVERYBODY ELSE

WAS DOING IT.

I DID IT FOR THREE, FOUR,

FIVE YEARS, AND I GOT

INTRODUCED TO COCAINE.

IT GOT ME THE FIRST TIME I

TRIED IT.

Reporter: HE BEGAN

DEALING TO PAY FOR HIS

GROWING ADDICTION.

SOON EDDIE HAD A NEW

OBSESSION.

I WAS SELLING LITTLE

STUFF, $25 STUFF, $50 STUFF,

$100 STUFF -- THE MORE I

SOLD, THE MORE MONEY I COULD

MAKE.

THE LUST FOR MONEY CONSUMED

ME.

I WENT TO THE NEXT STATE OF

SELLING OUNCES AND THAT LED

TO POUNDS.

Reporter: MONEY AND

DRUGS BECAME THE CENTER OF

HIS LIFE.

HIS GIRLFRIEND, MARSHA, SAW

HOW IT AFFECTED EDDIE.

I HAD STARTED DOING

COCAINE A YEAR BEFORE I MET

EDDIE.

I KIND OF KNEW WHAT WAS

GOING ON, BUT I DIDN'T DARE

SAY.

Reporter: EDDIE AND

MARSHA MARRIED 10 YEARS

LATER.

THEY TRIED TO BREAK THEIR

HABITS, BUT THE ADDICTIONS

ONLY GOT WORSE.

AS THE YEARS WENT ON, OUR

DRUG HABIT BECAME MUCH MORE

INTENSE.

$600 OR $800 A DAY, I

GUESS, ON THE COCAINE.

A COUPLE HUNDRED DOLLARS A

DAY FOR THE

METHAMPHETAMINE.

TO KEEP THE HABIT ON, I HAD

TO SELL.

WHICH KEPT ME ON THE ROAD A

GOOD BIT OF MY DAYS.

I DIDN'T SEE MY WIFE A LOT.

THAT'S WHEN THE OTHER WOMEN

STARTED COMING INTO MY

LIFE.

I KNEW WHAT HE WAS DOING,

BUT IF I BROUGHT IT UP, WE

FOUGHT, PHYSICALLY FOUT.

IT ESCALATED FROM THERE.

I WENT TO OTHER MEN TO

MEND MY HEART, THE

BROKENNESS OF MY HEART.

MY LIFE WAS VOID.

THERE WAS NO HOPE IN MY

LIFE.

OUR MARRIAGE WAS FALLING

APART.

Reporter: THIS WAS ONLY

THE BEGINNING.

THE DRUG-RUNNING FINALLY

CAUGHT UP WITH HIM.

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HIS

LIFE, EDDIE WAS ARRESTED.

THAT WAS TRAUMATIZING,

REALLY, TO ME.

I WENT AND DONE EIGHT

MONTHS.

AND I GOT OUT, AND SAID I'M

DONE -- I'M DONE WITH IT --

BUT I WASN'T.

YOU SELL DRUGS AND DO DRUGS

THAT MANY YEARS, IT IS LIKE

GOING TO YOUR JOB.

IT IS SOMETHING THAT YOU'RE

USED TO DOING AND IN A WAY,

IT'S THE ONLY THING YOU

KNEW.

I WAS ARRESTED 12 TIMES, AND

STAYED ON PROBATION FOR 10

YEARS.

Reporter: MARSHA SOUGHT

HELP AT A CHRISTIAN REHAB

CLINIC.

SHE HOPED IT WOULD CLEAN UP

EDDIE AS WELL.

HE WOULD COME AND SEE ME

BEFORE CHURCH.

AND WE WOULD ONLY HAVE 15

MINUTES BEFORE CHURCH TO

SPEND TIME TOGETHER.

SHE WOULD TELL ME ABOUT

THE LORD.

AND I WOULD LISTEN.

IT WOULD TOUCH MY HEART, BUT

THAT METH AND THAT MONEY AND

THE LUST FOR WOMEN STILL HAD

ME.

AND I KNEW IT STILL HAD

MEMEN ME.

AND I STILL LIKED IT.

Reporter: MARSHA

REFUSED TO BE DISCOURAGED.

INSTEAD SHE STILL PRAYED FOR

EDDIE.

I BECAME TO CALL HIM A

MIGHTY MAN OF GOD.

NO MATTER WHAT WAS GOING ON

IN HIS LIFE, I WAS STILL

SAYING HE WAS THE A MIGHTY

MAN OF GOD.

Reporter: EDDIE

CONTINUED TO USE AND DEAL,

AND HE WAS ARRESTED AGAIN

AND WAS SENTENCED TO 15

YEARS.

BEING IN PRISON FOR 18

MONTHS, THE DRUGS WERE OUT

OF MY SYSTEM.

YOU KNOW, I COULD THINK

STRAIGHT.

THINGS WERE COMING

TOGETHER.

I WAS READING MY BIBLE EVERY

DAY.

I WAS GOING TO THE SERVICES

THEY HAD IN PRISON.

AND I PRAY EVERY NIGHT.

THIS ONE NIGHT IT WAS

FLOWING OUT OF ME.

SO MUCH THAT I WAS UP ALL

NIGHT.

I FELT THE PRESENCE OF THE

LORD.

I CRIED AND I KNEW THAT

NIGHT IS WHEN I FEEL --

HONESTLY FEEL THE LORD SAID

YOU'RE IN MY HANDS NOW.

I'M GIVING YOU MY SPIRIT.

YOU ARE A CHANGED MAN.

Reporter: EDDIE WAS

DETERMINED TO START FRESH.

SHORTLY AFTER, HE WAS

RELEASED FROM PRISON.

THEY PUT ME ON HOUSE

ARREST FOR 18 MONTHS.

I KNOW IT HAD TO BE GOD'S

WAY OF SAYING, HEY, THIS IS

YOUR TIME TO GET RIGHT WITH

ME.

I FED MY SPIRIT.

I PRAYED.

I LEARNED TO HEAR GOD'S

VOICE.

Reporter: FOR THE FIRST

TIME SINCE HE WAS 15, EDDIE

WAS FREE OF THE ADDICTIONS.

I HAD NO DESIRE, FROM THE

DAY I LEFT THAT JAIL, TO

SELL DRUGS AGAIN.

AFTER 26 YEARS OF DRUG

ADDICTION, I DIDN'T HAVE IT

ANYMORE.

I DIDN'T HAVE THE DESIRE TO

GO SEE OTHER WOMEN.

THE LORD -- IT'S LIKE HE

REACHED IN AND TOOK OUT THAT

ROCK THAT WAS INSIDE OF ME

AND PUT A NEW HEART IN ME.

IT WAS LIKE GOD PUT A NEW

LOVE FOR EACH OTHER IN OUR

HEARTS.

ALL OF THAT OTHER STUFF IN

THE PAST -- THAT'S WHAT IT

IS, IT'S THE PAST.

THIS IS THE PERSON I WANT

TO BE.

SO IF ANYBODY IS OUT THERE

STRUGGLING, JUST ABOUT TO

GIVE UP, THEN JUST GIVE THE

LORD A CHANCE.

YOU DON'T HAVE ANY HOPE,

HE'LL GIVE YOU HOPE.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE ANY PEACE

IN YOUR LIFE, HE'LL GIVE YOU

PEACE.

IT WORKED FOR ME.

IT WORKED FOR MY WIFE.

IT CAN WORK FOR YOU.

Pat: YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU

READ THE BIBLE, WHEN GOD

MADE HUMAN BEINGS ON THE

EARTH, HE SAID, I WANT YOU

TO TAKE DOMINION.

AND HE GAVE MANKIND DOMINION

OVER THE ANIMALS, OVER THE

PLANTS, OVER THE SNAKES,

OVER THE BIRDS, EVERYTHING.

ISN'T THAT AMAZING?

THAT MEN AND WOMEN CREATED

IN THE IMAGE OF GOD HAVE

ALLOWED VEGETABLES TO RULE

OVER THEM.

COCAINE IS THE PRODUCT OF A

VEGETABLE, OF A PLANT, THE

COCOA PLANT.

MARIJUANA IS A PLANT.

HEROIN COMES FROM A POPPY, A

PLANT, THE FLOWER OF A

PLANT.

AND YET HUMAN BEINGS, MAILED

IN GOD'S IMAGE, HAVE ALLOWED

THEMSELVES TO BE SLAVES TO

THAT PANT PLANT, OR THOSE

PLANTS.

AND EDDIE WAS NO EXCEPTION.

SO IT BECOMES YOUR LIFE.

AND IT'S A CRUEL TASK MASTER

BECAUSE YOU CRAVE THIS

PLANT, THE APPROVAL OF THE

PLANT.

AND THEN IN ORDER TO SUSTAIN

THAT APPROVAL, YOU'VE GOT TO

GO OUT AND SELL SOME OF IT

OR STEAL TO GET MONEY FOR

IT.

AND THE MORE YOU STEAL, THE

MORE YOU SELL, THE MORE YOU

TAKE, THE MORE YOU WANT.

AND SO YOU'RE LIFE IS

CONSUMED SERVING A PLANT.

LISTEN, YOU WERE MADE IN THE

IMAGE OF GOD.

LISTEN TO ME.

YOU ARE A GREAT MAN OF GOD.

THAT'S WHAT EDDIE'S WIFE WAS

SAYING.

YOU'RE A MIGHTY MAN OF GOD.

YOU ARE MIGHTY IN THE LORD.

AND GOD HAS A PLAN FOR YOUR

LIFE.

AND IT DOESN'T INCLUDE

SERVING PLANTS AND

VEGETABLES.

GOD'S PLAN IS FOR YOU TO

REIGN AND RULE WITH HIM

FOREVER.

IF YOU WANT THAT, YOU'VE GOT

TO BE FREE FROM THIS OTHER.

YOU'VE GOT TO RENOUNCE YOUR

SLAVERY TO PLANTS.

YOU'VE GOT TO RENOUNCE YOUR

SLAVERY TO -- TOBACCO IS A

PLANT.

WHISKEY COMES FROM THE

DISTILLATION OF BARLEY AND

CORN AND OTHER TYPES OF

VEGETABLES.

AND YOU WILL SAY, I WAS MADE

IN GOD'S IMAGE AND I'M NOT

GOING TO SERVE PLANTS ANY

MORE.

I'M GOING TO SERVE GOD

ALMIGHTY.

PRAY WITH ME NOW FOR JESUS

TO SET YOU FREE.

PRAY THESE WORDS, LORD,

JESUS CHRIST -- SAY IT WITH

ME.

LORD, JESUS CHRIST, I

DECLARE THAT I AM FREE FROM

THE TYRANNY OF PLANTS AND

VEGETABLES.

I DECLARE THAT I AM YOUR

CHILD.

I GIVE MYSELF TO YOU.

AND I RECEIVE YOU, LORD

JESUS, AS MY SAVIOR AND MY

LORD.

COME INTO MY HEART.

LIVE IN ME.

AND FROM THIS MOMENT ON I

DECLARE THAT I AM FREE

BECAUSE YOU HAVE MADE ME

FREE.

THANK YOU, LORD.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

WHAT A MIGHTY, MIGHTY,

MIGHTY -- THINK OF YOURSELF,

A MIGHTY MAN AND A MIGHTY

WOMAN OF GOD.

I HAVE SOMETHING I WANT TO

GIVE YOU.

IT'S CALLED "A NEW DAY."

AND IT WILL TELL YOU WHAT

YOU'VE JUST DONE.

WHAT THE PROMISES OF GOD ARE

FOR YOU.

WHAT IT MEANS TO BE BORN

AGAIN, AND WHAT IT MEANS TO

HAVE A NEW LIFE IN CHRIST.

I WANT YOU TO CALL AND SAY I

JUST PRAYED WITH PAT AND I

GAVE MY LIFE TO THE LORD.

1-800-759-0700.

SOMEBODY IS HERE TO LOVES

YOU.

TERRY?

Terry: COMING UP LATER,

HOW AN UNPAID INTERN WOUND

UP BECOMING AN NBA HEAD

COACH.

Reporter: WELCOME BACK

TO WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN

NEWS BREAK.

A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE STATUE

OF JESUS NEAR A MONTANA SKI

RESORT IS MOVING FORWARD.

THAT AFTER A MAN COMPLAINED

IT IS RELIGIOUS AND

OFFENSIVE.

THE STATUE SITS ON FEDERAL

LAND.

THE FREEDOM FROM RELIGION

FOUNDATION ORIGINALLY FILED

SUIT SEEKING ITS REMOVAL.

BUT OPPONENTS CHALLENGED

THAT LAWSUIT, SAYING IT

DIDN'T POINT TO ANYONE

ACTUALLY BEING HARMED BY

IT.

THE FEDERAL JUDGE SAYS THE

LAWSUIT CAN PROCEED.

THE DUTCH PARLIAMENT HAS

SCRAPPED A LAW PROTECTING

THE LORD'S MAI NAME FROM

BLASPHEMY.

ALL IN THE NAME OF FREE

SPEECH.

LAST YEAR CONSERVATIVE DUTCH

POLITICIAN WAS PROTECTED

UNDER SIMILAR REASONING WHEN

HE CRITICIZED ISLAM.

DUTCH LAW STILL CONSIDERS IT

IS A CRIME TO INSULT POLICE

OFFICERS AND THE QUEEN.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

GOING TO OUR WEBSITE AT

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PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: OVER THE PAST

TWO YEARS, A DEADLY OUTBREAK

OF CHOLERA HAS KILLED

LITERALLY THOUSANDS IN

HAITI, AND THE DISEASE IS

STILL BEING SPREAD THROUGH

CONTAMINATED WATER.

HERE IS A LOOK AT WHAT

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

DOING TO HELP.

Reporter: 6-YEAR-OLD

MASHIN CAME DOWN WITH

CHOLERA AFTER DRINKING A

GLASS OF WATER.

THAT WATER HAD COME FROM A

NEARBY RIVER, THE ONLY

SOURCE AVAILABLE TO HER

COMMUNITY.

THIS IS MASHIN'S MOTHER,

CRISTOLA.

I ALWAYS DRANK FROM THE

WATER.

I GAVE MY CHILDREN WATER

FROM THE RIVER, TOO.

NOW I SEE DEATH IN THE

WATER.

Reporter: EACH MORNING,

CRISTOLA COMES DOWN TO THE

RIVER TO SELECT WATER IN

THIS BUCKET FOR HER

CHILDREN.

SADLY, THIS WATER IS WHAT

CLAIMED THE LIFE OF HER

YOUNGEST SON A FEW MONTHS

AGO.

FAR OUT INTO THE COUNTRY

SIDE, BUT RIGHT NEXT TO HER

VILLAGE, THIS RIVER IS, IN

FACT, THE SOURCE OF ALL OF

THE CHOLERA IN HAITI.

WITHOUT REALIZING IT,

CRISTOLA HAD GIVEN HER

DAUGHTER THE SAME WATER THAT

HAD KILLED HER INFANT SON.

WITHIN DAYS, MASHIN HAD

CHOLERA, TOO, AND WAS

FIGHTING FOR HER LIFE.

SHE WAS THROWING UP AND

HAD DISENTERI.

I KNEW SOMETHING WAS WRONG.

Reporter: THE DAY

"OPERATION BLESSING" ARRIVED

IN MASHIN'S VILLAGE, WE

COULD SEE HOW SICK THE

LITTLE GIRL HAD BECOME.

AN "OPERATION BLESSING"

MEDICAL STAFF MEMBER

IMMEDIATELY STARTED AN I.V.

INTO THE DEHYDRATED CHILD.

WE TOOK HER TO THIS

HOSPITAL.

SHE SPENT THE NEXT FIVE

YEARS THER DAYS THERE ON AN

I.V. DRIP THAT SAVED HER

LIFE.

BECAUSE OF THE FLOODING,

I COULD NOT GET OUT OF THE

HOUSE TO TAKE HER TO THE

HOSPITAL.

IF "OPERATION BLESSING" HAD

NOT COME, I THINK MY MASHIN

WOULD HAVE DIED.

Reporter: AND

"OPERATION BLESSING"

PROVIDED WATER PURIFICATION

FILTERS, INCLUDING ONE FOR

CRISTOLA AND MASHIN.

AFTER WE GOT THE SYSTEM,

I WAS NOT AFRAID OF THE

WATER ANYMORE.

GOD SENT YOU TO SAVE MASHIN,

BUT THERE ARE SO MANY

OTHERS, AND I HOPE YOU WILL

HELP THEM, TOO.

Terry: GOD SENT YOU TO

HELP ME.

THAT'S WHAT "THE 700 CLUB"

MEMBERS DO ALL AROUND THE

WORLD.

THIS IS CHOLERA IN HAITI.

THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE

STARVING IN ALL KINDS OF

REGIONS, IN COUNTRIES WHERE

IT IS DIFFICULT TO GROW

CROPS.

THEY HAVE GONE THROUGH

DROUGHTS.

THERE ARE PEOPLE SUFFERING

FROM MEDICAL NEEDS WHERE

THEY HAVE NEVER SEEN A

DOCTOR IN THEIR LIVES.

YOU ALLOW US TO TAKE MEDICAL

SUPPLIES IN.

YOU ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

AROUND THE WORLD, AND ALL OF

THAT, BY THE WAY, IS DONE IN

THE NAME OF, AND WITH THE

LOVE OF, JESUS CHRIST.

WE WANT TO INVITE YOU TO BE

A PART OF THAT.

IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY

JOINED WITH US, DO IT

TODAY.

IT IS THE HOLIDAY.

WHAT A GREAT DAY TO SAY I'M

GOING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

IN THE LIVES OF PEOPLE

AROUND THE WORLD.

WHAT DOES THAT COST?

WELL, IT'S 65 CENTS A DAY,

$20 A MONTH.

THAT MAKES YOU A "700 CLUB"

MEMBER.

IT ALSO MEANS YOU'LL BE

JOINING WITH THOUSANDS OF

OTHER PEOPLE WHO ARE OUT TO

TOUCH THE WORLD WITH THE

LOVE OF CHRIST.

SO CALL NOW.

OUR NUMBER IS TOLL-FREE.

IT IS SO EASY TO JOIN.

JUST CALL 1-800-759-0700.

SAY I WANT TO JOIN "700

CLUB."

AND YOU CAN ALSO JOIN BY

LOGGING ON TO CBN.COM.

WHEN YOU DO, OUR WAY OF

SAYING THANK YOU FOR CARING

ABOUT OTHERS IS TO SEND YOU

THIS TEACHING BY PAT.

IT IS CALLED "GOD'S PLAN FOR

AMERICA."

IT IS HOW TO PLAN FOR THE

DAYS AHEAD.

WHO DOESN'T NEED THIS.

CALL NOW.

WE'LL GET THIS OUT TO YOU

RIGHT AWAY.

IF YOU ARE A "THE 700 CLUB"

NOBODY, I WANT TO TELL YOU

ABOUT SOMETHING GREAT THAT

WILL BE COMING TO YOU IN THE

MAIL.

YOU CAN SEE THIS MAILING

ADDRESSED TO YOU.

INSIDE IS THIS TERRIFIC

LITTLE BOOKLET.

I LOVE IT.

IT IS CALLED "QUIET MOMENTS

IN HIS PRESENCE."

IT IS FILLED WITH WONDERFUL

STORIES AS WE CELEBRATE THE

BIRTH OF CHRIST.

AND IT HAS AMAZING RECIPES

IN THERE.

AND DEE DEE'S RECIPE IS IN

THERE FOR ORANGE DATE NUT

CAKE.

Pat: ORANGE DATE NUT

CAKE OR BREAD.

Terry: AND KRISTI HAS

HER MACARONI AND CHEESE --

Pat: I TOLD ME

YESTERDAY TO TEAM THAT UP

WITH DEE DEE'S SACRED DATE

NUT CAKE --

Terry: MAY I SAY I KNOW

A NUMBER OF FOLKS FOR WHOM

MACARONI AND CHEESE IS

SACRED -- I'M GOING OVER TO

KRISTI'S HOUSE AND THEN I'M

COMING TO YOURS.

Pat: WHIP UP SOME OF

THAT STUFF.

IT IS SO DELICIOUS.

I KEPT SAYING IT WAS FROM

ONE OF HER GRANDMOTHER'S

RECIPES, BUT IT TURNED OUT

MAYBE NOT.

Terry: BUT IT WAS A

GREAT STORY.

Pat: IT WAS A GREAT

STORY.

Terry: CAN I JUST SAY,

ALSO, IF YOU ARE NOT A "700

CLUB" MEMBER AND YOU WOULD

STILL LIKE TO HAVE THE

DEVOTIONAL AND THE RECIPES,

CALL 1-800-759-0700 AND JUST

REQUEST IT.

WE HAVE A FASCINATING STORY

COMING UP.

CALEB CANALUS HAD A DREAM TO

BECOME AN NBA HEAD COACH BY

A CERTAIN AGE, AND HE GOT

THE JOB TWO YEARS AHEAD OF

TIME.

AND WE'RE GOING TO BE

ANSWERING YOUR E-MAIL

QUESTIONS.

ONE ASKS PAT, IS IT A SIN TO

PLAY THE LOTTERY?

WE'RE GOING TO ANSWER THAT

QUESTION AND MORE.

WE'LL BE BACK.

Terry: IN PRO SPORTS,

BEING THE HEAD COACH CAN BE

A DIFFICULT JOB, EVEN FOR

THOSE WITH DECADES OF

EXPERIENCE ON THE BENCH.

SO WHEN THE NBA'S PORTLAND

TRAILBLAZERS NEEDED A NEW

COACH LAST YEAR, THEY TURNED

TO AN UNLIKELY CANDIDATE.

33-YEAR-OLD CALEB CANALIS.

Reporter: IN BASKETBALL

TERMS, THE PORTLAND

TRAILBLAZER'S CALEB SCORED

ON A FAST BREAK.

HIS RAPID RISE WITHIN THE

ORGANIZATION TOOK HIM FROM

AN UNPAID INTERN TO INTERIM

HEAD COACH IN JUST SEVEN

YEARS.

BECOMING THE FIRST

MEXICAN-AMERICAN HEAD COACH

IN NBA HISTORY AND THE

LEAGUE'S YOUNGEST AT 33.

WHEN I WAS 18, 19 YEARS

OLD, I GRABBED AN OLD CARD

AND I PLEDGED FIVE

PROFESSIONAL GOALS AND FIVE

PERSONAL GOALS I WANTED TO

REACH.

ONE OF THE GOALS

PROFESSIONALLY WAS TO BECOME

A HEAD COACH IN THE NBA BY

THE AGE OF 35.

AND GOD IS SO AWESOME.

Reporter: BUT THE

APPOINTMENT WAS

BITTERSWEET.

LAST MARCH CALEB INHERITED A

STRUGGLING TEAM THAT FIRED

HIS COACHING MENTOR AND

FRIEND, NATE McMILLAN.

HIS TEMPORARY PROMOTION WAS

SUDDEN AND HIS LEARNING

CURVE QUICK.

IT MARKED CALEB'S FIRST GAME

AS A HEAD COACH EVER.

HE SPENT THREE SEASONS AS AN

ASSISTANT.

TWO AT HIGH SCHOOLS IN HIS

HOME TOWN OF LORADO, TEXAS,

AND ONE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF

TEXAS ARTICLE TON.

WHEN YOU'RE YOUNGER,

YOU'RE LIKE, LET ME BE A

HIGH SCHOOL COACH AND THEN A

COLLEGE COACH AND THEN AN

NBA COACH.ú?

Reporter: SO HOW DOES A

COACH GET HIS JOB WITHOUT

ANY EXPERIENCE.

HE WALKED THROUGH THE FRONT

DOOR WHILE WORKING ON HIS

MASTERS AND STARTING AS A

VIDEO INTERN.

HE SPENT THREE YEARS IN THIS

OFFICE, FULFILLING A FINAL

UNIVERSITY CREDIT.

HE WAS THE BLAZER'S VIDEO

COORDINATOR.

CALEB LEARNED THE NBA GAME

BY WATCHING A MONITOR.

PART OF MY RESPONSIBILITY

WAS BEING IN A VIDEO ROOM

AND BREAKING DOWN FIVE TO

SIX NBA GAMES A NIGHT.

STUDYING PLAYERS, STUDYING

COACHES, STUDYING SYSTEMS.

I CALL IT MY NBA 101

FOUNDATION.

IT ALLOWED ME TO GROW INTO

THE OPPORTUNITIES I'VE

GOTTEN.

Reporter: CALEB ALSO

DEVELOPED THE COVETED

QUALITY INSIDE ANY SPORTS

FRANCHISE, THE ABILITY TO

LEAD AND MOTIVATE PLAYERS.

THEY'RE EXTREMELY

TALENTED.

THE PLAYERS ARE GETTING

YOUNGER, FASTER, AND

TRORNG.

STRONGER.

FINDING COMMON GROUND AND

UNDERSTANDING WHAT MAKES

THEM TICK.

Reporter: HE BEGAN

OVERSEEING THE BLAZER'S

SUMMER LEAGUE TEAM,

DEVELOPING YOUNG TALENT

WHILE FINE-TUNING HIS

COACHING.

HIS RAPPORT WITH THE PLAYERS

GREW.

THEN THE OPPORTUNITY

OPENED.

DESPITE HAVING A STAFF OF

VETERAN ASSISTANTS TO CHOOSE

FROM, MANAGEMENT APPOINTED

CALEB.

OUR MAIN GOAL IS TO HELP

OUR PLAYERS GET BETTER.

AND HOW DO WE GET THAT.

ONE IS SERVING THE

LEADERSHIP ATTITUDE THAT WE

LEARN, AND THAT PRINCIPLE,

AND THAT'S SOMETHING I TRY

TO STAY TRUE TO.

IT'S ALL ABOUT

RELATIONSHIPS.

TO ME, TIME EQUALS TRUST.

YOU'VE GOT TO BE AUTHENTIC.

YOU'VE GOT TO BE WHO YOU

ARE.

YOU CAN'T TRY TO BE SOMEONE

YOU'RE NOT.

Reporter: HIS

LEADERSHIP AND WORTH ETHNIC

WITHIN THE BLAZER'S

ORGANIZATION IS CONTAGIOUS.

GROWING UP IN OUR

HOUSEHOLD, FAITH WAS NUMBER

ONE IN OUR LIFE.

WHEN I SAID I NEED TO GET

GOD IN MY LIFE FOR REAL IS

WHEN I WENT TO COLLEGE, AND

I ACCEPTED GOD AS MY

SAVIOR.

AND, OBVIOUSLY, IT HAS BEEN

THE GREATEST DECISION IN MY

LIFE.

IT HAS BEEN SUCH AN

UNBELIEVABLE 12, 13 YEARS.

Reporter: LAST AUGUST

THE INTERIM TITLE WAS

REMOVED, AND CALEB'S TITLE

WAS FORMED.

HE WILL EASE THE COACHING

TRANSITION DURING THIS

SEASON.

I KNOW I CAN CONTROL MY

ATTITUDE EVERY DAY.

WIN OR LOSE.

AND BE READY TO IMPROVE AND

GET BETTER AS WE GO ON.

I JUST WANT TO BE AN EXAMPLE

TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY

WITH WHAT GOD HAS BLESSED ME

WITH.

Terry: A NATURAL

LEADER, BUT WHAT AN AMAZING

ACCOMPLISHMENT, 33 YEARS OF

AGE.

HE IS SO LITTLE, OR THAT

OTHER GUY IS SO BIG.

Pat: THAT MUST BE

TOUGH.

Terry: THE PRESSURE OF

THE PEOPLE OUT THERE IS

INCREDIBLE.

Pat: WE'VE GOT SOME

QUESTIONS.

Terry: WE DO.

WE'VE GOT SOME E-MAIL

QUESTIONS.

THIS IS FROM ROBERT AND

TAKES US BACK TO THE

LOTTERY.

HE SAYS, "IS IT A SIN TO

PURCHASE LOTTERY TICKETS.

MANY CHRISTIANS INVEST IN

THE STOCK MARKET, BUT WILL

LOOK UNFAVORABLY AT ANYONE

WHO BUYS LOTTERY TICKETS.

I WONDER IF YOU KNOW OF ANY

SCRIPTURE THAT DRESSES

THIS?"

Pat: THE ANSWER IS YES

AND NO.

BUYING STOCKS IS SOMETHING

THAT SHOULD BE DONE AFTER

ANALYZING THE COMPANIES, AND

YOU NEED TO KNOW THE DEBT

RATIO AND THE P.E. O., AND

YOU NEED TO KNOW THE HISTORY

OF THE STOCK AND WHO IS

SELLING AND WHO IS BUYING,

AND ALL OF THAT KIND OF

STUFF.

THAT IS NOT GAMBLING.

AS FAR AS GAMBLING, LEAR IS

THE DEAL: "THOU SHALT NOT

TEMPT THE LORD THY GOD."

AND WHAT PEOPLE ARE DOING --

AND I HAVE BEEN IN POKER

GAMES BEFORE I KNEW THE

LORD, PRAYING I PULLED AN

INSIDE STRAIGHT.

REALLY.

Terry: I HAVE A FUNNY

PICTURE OF THAT.

Pat: OH, GOD, GIVE ME A

10.

I MEAN, THAT'S TEMPTING

GOD.

SO YOU PUSH ALL OF THAT

MONEY OUT ON THE TABLE.

YOU'RE THROWING YOUR MONEY

AT A ROULETTE WHEEL, AND

YOU'RE THROWING YOUR MONEY

AT A DICE TABLE, AND YOU'RE

SAYING, GOD, I'M PUTTING MY

MONEY OUT AND I'M TEMPTING

YOU TO GIVE ME A RETURN.

THAT'S WHAT THE LOTTERY

AMOUNTS TO.

IF YOU THINK OF IT, OKAY, I

HAVE 10 BUCKS AND I DON'T

CARE WHAT HAPPENS TO IT, IF

I WIN, GOOD.

IF I DON'T, WHO CARES.

THAT'S JUST STUPID, BUT

STUPID IS DIFFERENT.

Terry: STUPID IS NOT A

SIN.

Pat: GOD CAN FORGIVE

SIN, BUT STUPID IS FOREVER.

Terry: THIS IS ASHLEY

WHO SAYS, "DEAR PAT, I

RECENTLY HAVE HAD A

SPIRITUAL AWAKENING TO JESUS

CHRIST.

I'VE COME BACK TO HIM

AGAIN.

IN THE PAST, I'VE USED TAROT

CARDS.

THEY TOLD ME I WAS PREGNANT

BEFORE I TOOK A PREGNANCY

TEST.

I'VE BEEN TOLD MY WHOLE LIFE

THEIR EVIL, BUT I DON'T USE

THEM FOR EVIL.

ARE THEY STILL WRONG IN THE

EYES OF THE LORD?"

Pat: YOU BET.

AS YOU READ ABOUT IT IN THE

BIBLE, IT IS CLEAR THE

ASTROLOGERS, THE

SOOTHSAYERS, AND THE PEOPLE

WHO DEAL IN MAGIC ARTS --

AND WHAT YOU'RE TALKING

ABOUT ARE MAGIC ARTS.

AND YOU ASKING A SPIRIT TO

TELL YOU THINGS.

AND THE SPIRIT IS NOT GOD.

THE SPIRIT IS A DEVIL --

Terry: AND THERE IS A

TRUST FACTOR IN THAT, TOO.

GOD WANTS OUR TRUST AND

SURRENDER TO HIM, NOT

SHARED.

Pat: YOU REMEMBER

JEAN?

Terry: YES, I DO.

Pat: SHE USED TO HAVE A

HOROSCOPE IN THE PAPER.

AND THEY WOULD ALSO HAVE

HOROSCOPES IN THESE

MAGAZINES.

I WOULD LOOK AT ONE OF THOSE

THINGS.

AND IT HAD AN EXTRAORDINARY

POWER.

THEY HAVE POWER.

DON'T THINK THEY DON'T HAVE

POWER.

THERE IS A SEDUCTIVE POWER

IN THOSE THINGS.

ARE THEY WRONG?

YES, THEY ARE WRONG.

DON'T DO IT.

GOD WILL GIVE YOU THE

ANSWERS, AND HE'LL TELL YOU

ABOUT -- YOU ASK ABOUT THE

SEX OF YOUR CHILD.

AND GOD TOLD ME -- I WAS

PRAYING ONE DAY, AND I SAID,

LORD, IN THE NAME OF JESUS,

THAT SHE MIGHT GROW UP IN A

CHRISTIAN WOMEN HOOD, AND MY

WIFE WAS, LIKE, WHAT ARE YOU

SAYING, AND IT WAS A GIRL.

Terry: MATTHEW

SAYS, "I'M 14 AND IN HIGH

SCHOOL.

I WAS SUSPENDED FOR PLAYING

A JOKE ON PEOPLE.

NOW THAT I'M BACK, PEOPLE

LOOK AT ME WEIRD BECAUSE

I'VE ALWAYS BEEN A KNOWN

CHRISTIAN.

I FEEL WEIRD BECAUSE I FEEL

THEY SEE ME AS A HYPOCRITE.

HOW DO I GET TO HOW I WAS

BEFORE?"

Pat: LIKE IT OR NOT, IF

YOU'RE A CHRISTIAN YOU'VE

GOT A TARGET.

THE DEVIL WANTS EVERYTHING

POSSIBLE TO MAKE FUN OF YOU

AND TO DISCREDIT YOU.

HOW DO YOU GET BACK?

LIVE YOUR LIFE WITH THE

BLESSING OF GOD.

CONTINUE TO SERVE HIM, ASK

FOR HIS FORGIVENESS, AND

DON'T SCREW AROUND AND PLAY

GAMES.

THAT'S WHAT YOU WERE

DOING --

Terry: YOU HAVE TO EARN

THAT GOOD REPUTATION BACK.

Pat: SURE.

IT WAS A JOKE.

AND YOU WERE PLAYING A

PRACTICAL JOKE AND YOU THINK

IT IS FUNNY.

AS A CHRISTIAN, YOU AREN'T

PERMITTED TO DO SOME OF THAT

STUFF BECAUSE YOU'RE DEALING

WITH GOD ALMIGHTY, AND YOU

ARE HIS REPRESENTATIVE ON

EARTH.

Terry: YEAH.

THIS IS NANETTE WHO

SAYS, "CAN BELIEVERS BE

DEMON POSSESSED, AND WHAT

SCRIPTURES BACK UP YOUR

UNDERSTANDING?"

Pat: I HAVE HAD PEOPLE

SAY THAT NO CHRISTIAN CAN BE

POSSESSED.

YOU HAVE, WITHIN YOU -- IF

YOU ARE POSSESSED BY THE

HOLY SPIRIT, HE HAS YOUR

SPIRIT.

BUT AS I SAID, ASSUMING THAT

YOU'RE A CHRISTIAN AND

YOU'RE OUT AT A PICNIC, AND

YOU'RE LYING IN THE GRASS

AND THERE ARE ANTS RUNNING

AROUND, THERE IS NOTHING TO

KEEP AN ANT FROM CRAWLING IN

YOUR EAR.

IT IS THE SAME THING.

THERE CAN BE SEDUCING

SPIRITS.

THE BIBLE SAYS THE DEVIL

WALKS ABOUT LIKE A ROARING

LION, SEEKING WHOM HE CAN

DEVOUR.

THERE IS ALWAYS A CONFLICT

GOING ON.

YOU NEED TO BE AWARE OF IT.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM LUKE: "THE THINGS

THAT ARE IMPOSSIBLE WITH MAN

ARE POSSIBLE WITH GOD."

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

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