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The 700 Club - December 11, 2012

Author Bonnie St. John shares her incredible journey of overcoming challenges while purposing to inspire others. Plus, The Irish Tenors join us to singe the Christmas standard, "We Three Kings." Read Transcript


* O DANNY BOY

Lee: THEY'VE BEEN

AROUND THE WORLD, AND NOW

THEY'RE COMING TO OUR

STUDIOS.

HEAR A LIFE PERFORMANCE FROM

THE IRISH TENORS ON TODAY'S

"THE 700 CLUB."

*

Pat: WELCOME, LADIES

AND GENTLEMEN, TO THIS

EDITION OF "THE 700 CLUB."

MAN, HAVE WE GOT A TREAT FOR

YOU.

THOSE IRISH TENORS,

UNBELIEVABLE.

THEY'RE GOING TO BE SINGING

FOR YOU ON THIS PROGRAM.

AND, OH, IT WILL BE SIMPLY

EXTRAORDINARY.

WE ALSO HAVE A STORY WE'RE

GOING TO TELL YOU ABOUT A

CROOKED RING OF PEDOPHILES

AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF THE

DUTCH JUSTICE MINISTRY.

IT IS KIND OF SHOCKING.

JUSTICE DENIED.

THAT'S WHAT SOME ARE SAYING

ABOUT THE CASE OF A POWERFUL

FORMER OFFICIAL OF THE

NETHERLANDS, ACCUSED OF SEX

TRAFFICKING.

Terry: THE ISSUE OF

TRAFFICKING IS TERRIBLE

ENOUGH, BUT WHEN THE ALLEGED

PERPETRATOR USED TO HEAD THE

SECURITY OF JUSTICE, THAT

ADDS INSULT TO INJURY.

JOHN JESSOP HAS THE STORY.

Reporter: MUCH LIKE A

COURTROOM, THESE WITNESSES

PRESENTED THEIR TESTIMONY TO

A CAPITOL AUDIENCE.

I WAS AFRAID TO SAY NO,

AND I WAS VERY YOUNG AND

INNOCENT.

Reporter: THAT IS THE

VOICE OF A YOUNG MAN

DESCRIBING EMOTIONAL SCARS

FROM CHILDHOOD.

HIS IDENTITY IS PROTECTED

BECAUSE HE BARELY SURVIVED

AN ASSASSINATION ATTACKED.

AT 14 YEARS OLD, HE LEFT HIS

FAMILY IN TURKEY TO FIND

WORK IN EUROPE.

INSTEAD OF A JOB, HE FOUND

TROUBLE AND IT WAS

BLACKMAILED INTO WORKING AT

AN AMSTERDAM BROTHEL THAT'S

WHEN HE SAID HE MET THIS

MAN, GEORGE DEMIC, A

HIGH-RANKING GOVERNMENT

OFFICIAL.

THE SECOND TIME WE MET,

HE WANTED ME TO GO TO HIS

HOME.

Reporter: HE CLAIMS HE

WAS FORCED TO HAVE SEX WITH

DEMIC.

WE CAN HAVE NICE LAWS IN

THE GOVERNMENT THAT DON'T

WORK WHEN HIGH-PROFILE

PEOPLE ABUSE CHILDREN AND

THEY ARE NOT PROSECUTED.

WHY DO YOU HAVE YOUR LAWS?

Reporter: THE DUTCH

GOVERNMENT ACKNOWLEDGED

INVESTIGATING SEVERAL

COMPLAINTS AGAIN DOMIC,

DATING BACK TO THE 1990s.

IT'S OFFICIAL FIND, THE

OUTCOME OF THESE

INVESTIGATIONS HAVE ALWAYS

BEEN THAT THE RUMORS AND

ALLEGATIONS ARE UTTERLY

BASELESS.

A DUTCH REPRESENTATIVE

ATTENDED THE HEARING AND

CRITICIZED THE ALLEGATIONS.

CONGRESSMAN CHRIS SMITH, A

LEADING ADVOCATE FOR HUMAN

RIGHTS, BELIEVES THAT

STATEMENT WERE ONLY BE

BACKED UP BY TAKING ACTION.

ALL OF THIS EVIDENCE DOES

NOT SUGGEST THAT CRIMES HAVE

BEEN COMMITTED.

I WOULD BE SHOCKED,

FRANKLY.

Reporter: THIS CASE HAS

SPARKED AN INTERNATIONAL

CAMPAIGN TO THE CASE OF

GEORGE DOMIC, AND APPLY

PRESSURE ON THE GOVERNMENT

TO ACT.

THE MINISTERS ARE

PROTESTING HIM.

Reporter: THEY WONDER

JUST HOW HIGH THE CASE MAY

GO.

I THINK IT COULD BE THAT

MORE PEOPLE MAY BE

INVOLVED.

Reporter: AS FOR HER

CLIENT, THE TRAFFICKING

SURVIVOR, HE ONLY MAKES ONE

REQUEST IN ADDITION TO

JUSTICE.

PLEASE HELP PROTECT MY

IDENTITY BECAUSE I STILL

FEAR FOR MY LIFE.

Reporter: JOHN JESSOP,

CBN NEWS, WASHINGTON.

Pat: TERRY, YOU'VE BEEN

TO AMSTERDAM?

Terry: YES, I HAVE.

Pat: HAVE YOU BEEN TO

THE RED LIGHT DISTRICT?

Terry: I HAVEN'T, BUT I

FRIENDS WHO HAVE.

Pat: THERE IS SOMEBODY

HAVING A MINISTRY DOWN THERE

IS AND YOU COULD GET

YOURSELF SHOT, BUT WE WENT

DOWN THERE.

THEY HAVE WOMEN IN THE

WINDOWS ON DISPLAY, LIKE A

BUTCHER SHOP, WITH SCANTY

CLOTHES.

AND THEY ALSO ADVERTISE

VARIOUS TYPES OF MARIJUANA

ON THE RADIO.

AND IT'S OPEN SEASON.

YOU WONDER, THE DUTCH WERE

PRETTY STAYED PEOPLE, AND

YOU ASK YOURSELF, WHAT IN

THE WORLD IS HAPPENING.

THIS GUY, DEMIC, WAS

INVOLVED, AS WE

UNDERSTAND -- IT IS ALLEGED

HE WAS INVOLVED IN GOING OUT

OF THE COUNTRY AND BRINGING

YUN BOYYOUNG BOYS IN FOR

SEX.

THAT IS SHOCKING.

Terry: WHAT I GUESS IS

SORT OF SURPRISING, WITH ALL

OF THE CHARGES THAT HAVE

BEEN MADE, THEY CAN'T SEEM

TO BRING ANYTHING TO ITS

CONCLUSION.

Pat: I DON'T THINK THEY

CARE.

I DON'T THINK THE PEOPLE

REALLY THINK THAT SEX CRIMES

ARE ANYTHING BAD.

YOU KNOW, I'VE -- THE DRUDGE

REPORT HAS GOT SOME

INTERESTING THINGS.

AND ONE THING TODAY HAD TO

DO WITH THE TEENAGERS IN

AMERICA WHO ARE SEXTING

PICTURES.

ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH THAT?

Terry: ABSOLUTELY.

Pat: AND WER ONE GUY

SAID, I SAW THIS GIRL'S

BREAST BEFORE I SAW HER

FACE.

AND THEY SAY, DO YOU WANT TO

HAVE SEX, AND DO YOU WANT TO

DO THIS AND THE OTHER, AND

CAN YOU SHOW ME SOME NAKED

PICTURES?

WHERE HAVE WE GONE?

Terry: IT IS GUYS AND

GIRLS.

PAT, IT IS EVERYWHERE.

I THINK IT MUST BE VERY HARD

TOR PEOPLE WHO STRUGGLE IN

THIS AREA OF THEIR LIVES.

TEMPTATION -- I MEAN, YOU

CAN'T GET AWAY FROM IT.

Pat: THE APOSTLE PAUL

LIVED IN A SOCIETY AND IN

KARINTH, AND THERE WERE BATH

HOUSES WHERE 2,000

PROSTITUTES WOULD COME OUT

AN EVENING.

IT WAS HORRIBLE.

AND YOU SEE SOME OF THE

HORRIBLE PICTURES, AND THEY

WERE OBSESSED WITH SEX IN

ANCIENT ROME.

SO IT IS NOTHING NEW.

WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

IS IT SOME SATANIC THING?

DOES IT STIMULATE THE PRIMAL

URGES IN MANKIND?

WHATEVER IT IS, THE BARS ARE

DOWN AND IT GETS WORSE AND

WORSE AND WORSE.

IF YOU WANT TO HAVE

SOMETHING TO PRAY ABOUT,

THIS IS IT.

WHAT IS GOING ON IN HOLLAND

IS GOING ON ALL OVER THE

WORLD.

LEE WEBB HAS THE REST OF OUR

TOP STORIES FROM THE CBN

NEWS.

LEE?

Lee: WE BEGIN WITH A

WORD OF CAUTION FOR

PARENTS.

YOU'RE CHILD'S FAVORITE APP

MAY BE COLLECTING PERSONAL

DATA AND SHARING IT WITHOUT

YOUR PERMISSION.

THE F.T.C. TESTED 400 OF THE

LEADING SMARTPHONES AND

TABLET APPS, RUN BY APPLE

AND GOOGLE, IT CONCLUDED THE

SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS OFFERED

MISLEADING PRIVATE POLICY

ADVERTISING.

CURRENT LAW LIMITS

ADVERTISING TO CHILDREN IN

PRINT AND TELEVISION, BUT IT

IS NOT CLEAR FOR MOBILE

TECHNOLOGY.

THE FEDERAL RESERVE IS

TAKING STEPS NOW TO SOFTEN

THE BLOW FROM A POTENTIAL

FISCAL CLIFF.

THE GOAL IS TO COUNTER-ACT

TAX INCREASES AND SPENDING

CUTS FROM CONGRESS CANNOT

REACH A DEAL.

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS DEMANDING

A TAKE HIKE FOR THE RICH.

HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER,

ON THE OTHER HAND, INSISTS

THE PRESIDENT IDENTIFY

SPENDING CUTS.

A BIPARTISAN GROUP IS

REPRESENTING DEFENSE

CUTBACKS.

THEY CALL FOR $550 MILLION

IN MILITARY CUTS OVER THE

LONG-TERM, PAT.

Pat: THIS FISCAL CLIFF

IS AMAZING.

WHAT THE FED IS DOING IS

CHEAPENING OUR MONEY.

THE JAPANESE COUNTRY IS

GOING INTO A RECESSION RIGHT

NOW.

IT IS IN ONE, AND THEY'RE

TRYING TO CHEAPEN THE YEN.

THEY'RE DELIBERATELY SELLING

THE YEN, AND SELLING IT

DOWN.

THE FED, APPARENTLY, IS

CHEAPENING THE DOLLAR.

IF YOU LOOK AT THE

PURCHASING POWER OF THE

DOLLAR 50 YEARS AGO, WHAT IT

WOULD BUY THEN AND NOW, IT

IS RIDICULOUS.

IONE TENTH AS VALUABLE OR

LESS THAN THAT.

THEY'RE IN THE PROCESS OF

CHEAPENING OUR DOLLAR.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?

IT IS MORE THAN JUST THE

FISCAL CLIFF.

WHAT WORRIES ME IS THE

POSTURING OF OBAMA.

NOBODY SEEMS SERIOUS.

IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE HE

REALLY WANTS TO MAKE A

COMPREHENSIVE ARRANGEMENT

FOR THE GOOD OF THE

COUNTRY.

ALL THEY'RE DOING IS PLAYING

POLITICS.

DOES HE HAVE SOME HIDDEN

AGENDA THAT IS MOTIVATING

HIM, SOMETHING FROM SAL

DOMENSKI OR ONE OF HIS

MENTORS, THAT WE DON'T KNOW

ABOUT.

IT SEEMS THE POSITIONS HAVE

HARDENED, AND THEY'RE ASKING

THE REPUBLICANS TO MAKE ALL

OF THESE CONCESSIONS, AND

THEY'RE SAYING -- THE BACKER

OF THE REPUBLICANS ARE

SAYING WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO

OFFER, AND SO FAR NOTHING.

Lee: PRO-LIFE

PHARMACISTS IN ILLINOIS WILL

NOT BE PUNISHED FOR REFUSING

TO SUPPLY ABORTION-INDUCING

DRUGS.

A LOWER COURT FIRST BLOCKED

A STATE MAND FORCING THE

SALE OF THE MORNING-AFTER

PILL IN 2005, AND THE COURT

OF APPEALS CONFIRMED THAT

RULING.

SAYING THAT THE ILLINOIS LAW

PROHIBITS ENFORCES IN

LICENSING.

HOSTILITY TOWARDS CHRISTIANS

IS GETTING STRONGER IN

EUROPE.

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM EXPERTS

GAVE THAT TESTIMONY TO THE

U.S. HELSINKI POSITION.

THEY SAY THE COURTS

INCREASINGLY BLOCKED

CHRISTIANS FROM PRACTICING

THEIR FAITH AT WORK.

IN BRITAIN, HUMAN RIGHTS ARE

PITTED AGAINST RELIGION, AND

FREEDOM OF RELIGION ITSELF

IS BEING MARGINALIZED AT A

RIGHT.

IT UNDERLINES THE

FOUNDATIONAL PREMISES THAT

GOD HAZE GIVE US AS FREE

WILL.

AND MARGINALIZATION IS ALSO

GOING IN AMERICA.

GUNMEN FIRED AT PROTESTORS

IN EGYPT'S TAHRIR SQUARE.

NINE PEOPLE WERE SAID TO BE

INJURED.

THE OPPOSITION CALLING ON

ITS SUPPORTERS TO MANAGERP

THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN

CHRISTIAN. CAIRO.

THEY SAY THEY DRAFTED A

DOCUMENT THAT DOES NOT

REPRESENT ALL EGYPTIANS.

MEANWHILE, MOHAMMED MORSI

HAS GIVEN THE MILITARY

AUTHORITY TO ARREST

CIVILIANS TO,

QUOTE,"MAINTAIN SECURITIES

SECURITY FOR THE REFERENDUM."

THE DEATH TOLL FROM A TIE

TYPHOON THAT SAVAGED THE

PHILIPPINES HAS CLIMBED TO

700.

ANOTHER 400 PEOPLE ARE STILL

MISSING.

MORE THAN 400,000 PEOPLE

HAVE LOST THEIR HOMES.

KNEW INJURIES AND DISEASE

ARE THREATENING TO TAKE MORE

LIVES.

BUT CBN DISASTER RELIEF IS

ON THE SCENE.

Reporter: ROADS BLOCKED

BY FLOODING AND BRIDGES

DESTROYED BY BRIDGES IS

MAKING IT DIFFICULT FOR THE

RESCUERS TO REACH THE PEOPLE

OF BOPHA.

THAT IS WHY CBN IS USING

THIS SMALL BOAT TO BRING THE

MUCH-NEEDED RELIEF FASTER TO

SOME 28,000 HOUSEHOLDS THAT

HAVE BEEN ISOLATED.

WE COULD FEEL THE PEOPLE'S

SENSE OF HELPLESSNESS AS WE

SAW FIRSTHAND THE DAMAGE

BOPHA DID TO THEIR

COMMUNITY.

THE STORM DEVASTATED VAST

LANDS OF COCONUT PLANTATIONS

AND SCHOOLS, AND EVEN

HOSPITALS.

THERE IS A SHORT TITCH

SHORTAGE OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES

FOR THE INJURED AND THOSE

SUFFERING FROM FEVER AND

DIARRHEA.

THEY NEED NEBULIZERS AND

FOR PEOPLE TO HAVE TRACTION

FOR THEIR LEGS.

THERE IS A LOT OF PEOPLE

THAT NEED OPERATIONS, AND

THEY NEED AN X-RAY FOR THEIR

HEAD.

A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE LOST

THEIR FAMILIES.

THEY NEED TO HAVE ONE

HOSPITAL THAT IS

WELL-EQUIPPED, EVEN IT IS

JUST -- SO LONG AS THERE IS

AN ORDERLY PROCEDURE.

Reporter: WHEN THA SHE

HEARD THAT CBN DISASTER WAS

IN HER VILLAGE, SHE

IMMEDIATELY BROUGHT HER

NIECE, HANNA, FOR AN

EXAMINATION.

SHE WAS SUFFERING FROM

DEHIGHDRATION, BUT EVEN

WORSE, SHE WAS DEVASTATED BY

THE DEATH OF HER FATHER.

HER HOUSE WAS STRUCK BY A

COCONUT TREE.

WE NOW LIVE IN A MAKESHIFT

HOME.

AND ALL OF THIS IS VERY

TRAUMATIC FOR HER.

Reporter: THE DOCTOR

GIVE HER A SOLUTION TO

PREPLACE LOST FLUIDS.

AND A CBN VOLUNTEER PRAYED

FOR HEALING FOR HER BODY AND

EMOTIONAL CONDITION.

YOU ARE REALLY GOD-SENT.

ONLY A FEW ORGANIZATIONS

COME TO US.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR

COMING TO OUR VILLAGE TO

HELP US.

AND SHE WAS ALSO SURPRISED

THAT CBN FOUND THEIR TENT.

SHE WAS GRATEFUL FOR THE MAT

AND BLANKET THAT ARE

IMPORTANT IN HELPING HANNA

RECOVER.

MANY MORE VICTIMS NEED

MEDICAL CARE IN THESE

ISOLATED TOWNS.

AND CBN WILL BE HOLDING MORE

MEDICAL MISSIONS IN THE

COMING YEARS.

CBN NEWS, THE PHILIPPINES.

Lee: PAT, IT IS

BREATHTAKING TO SEE THE

DESTRUCTION THAT THESE

STORMS BRING TO THIRD WORLDS

LIKE THAT, WHERE THERE IS

VERY LITTLE INFRASTRUCTURE

AND ROADS.

Pat: THE FLOODS AND THE

TORNADOES SIT THE POOREST

AREAS, AREAS LINE

BANGLADESH, WHERE PEOPLE ARE

DESPERATELY POOR.

AND THE SAME THING WITH THE

PHILIPPINES, POOR, POOR, AND

WHAT LITTLE THEY HAVE GETS

TAKEN AWAY FROM THEM.

AND SO WE NEED TO HELP.

I'VE HEARD SO OFTEN OF

CHARITIES THAT COME INTO AN

AREA -- I HEARD SOMETHING

ABOUT THAT YESTERDAY.

THEY COME IN, TAKE PICTURES,

THEY DO TV, AND THEN THEY

LEAVE.

AND THEY GO HOME AND RAISE

MONEY, BUT THEY DON'T DO

ANYTHING.

WE DON'T DO THAT.

WE GO IN EN STAY AND BRING

RELIEF, MONTH AFTER MONTH

AFTER MONTH.

WE ARE THERE TO HELP

PEOPLE.

WE CAN'T OBVIOUSLY HELP THE

WORLD, AND WE CAN'T STAY

FOREVER, BUT WE STAY A LONG

ENOUGH TIME TO BUILD SOME

HOUSES AND GIVE PEOPLE SOME

EMPLOYMENT, AND BRING

MEDICAL RELIEF.

ON THIS ONE, THE MAIN THING

THEY NEED RIGHT NOW ARE MATS

AND BLANKETS.

THEY NEED SOME HOPE.

THEY NEED HOPE.

AND WE'RE BRINGING THEM THE

WORD OF GOD.

SO IF YOU WANT TO HELP, IT

IS CBN DISASTER RELIEF FUND,

CBN CENTER, VIRGINIA BEACH,

VIRGINIA.

DISASTER RELIEF FUND.

AND THOSE PEOPLE ARE SO

DESPERATELY IN NEED OF OUR

HELP.

TERRY?

Terry: UP NEXT, IT

SEEMED LIKE A GOOD DEAL AT

THE TIME, THE DONATION OF A

MULTI-MILLION CAMPUS TO A

YOUNG SCHOOL.

SO HEAR WHY THIS COLLEGE

TURNED DOWN THAT OFFER.

AND LATER, CHRISTMAS CAROLS

FROM THE WORLD FAMOUS IRISH

TENORS.

YOU DON'T WANTx? TO MISS IT,

SO DON'T GO AWAY.

Pat: WELL, A LITTLE

INSIGHT INTO A PHASE OF

HIGHER EDUCATION YOU'LL FIND

INTERESTING, A FREE COLLEGE

CAMPUS, ALL REHABBED AND

SHINY AND PRETTY, IT SOUNDS

LIKE A GOOD DEAL, DOESN'T

IT?

BUT WHEN A CHRISTIAN

PHILANTHROPY GAVE AWAY A

FREE CAMPUS, THEY FOUND THEY

WEREN'T WELCOME IN THAT

COMMUNITY.

MARK MARTIN HAS THAT

STORYMENT.

> STORY.

WE'RE EXCITED THAT

ANNOUNCE THAT THE FACILITY

WE HAVE VOTED IS THAT

UNIVERSITY.

Reporter: STEVE GRAHAM

WAS ALL SMILES WHEN HE

ANNOUNCED HIS FAMILY'S GIFT

OF THIS HISTORIC NEW ENGLAND

CAMPUS TO GRAND CANYON

UNIVERSITY.

LITTLE DID HE KNOW THAT THE

ARIZONA CHRISTIAN-BASED

SCHOOL WOULD BACK OUT OF THE

DEAL A MONTH LATER.

THE PRESIDENT OF GRAND

CANYON UNIVERSITY SAYS THE

MISSION OF HIS SCHOOL MODELS

THE VISION OF MOODY.

WHILE DR. BRIAN MUELLER

THOUGHT THE CAMPUS WAS A

GOOD FIT FOR HI HIS SCHOOL,

UNEXPECTED EXPENSES AND

CONFLICT LED GRAND CANYON TO

GIVE THE GIFT BACK.

"WE HAD TROUBLE WITH THE

CITY OF NORFIELD, AND THE

TOWN WAS CONCERNED THAT

GROWING THE SCHOOL TO 5,000

STUDENTS WOULD ALTER THE

BASIC MISSION OF THE

SCHOOL."

THIS IS A PROGRESSIVE

VALLEY, A LIBERAL VALLEY,

WHERE IN THE NORTHEAST,

PEOPLE ARE CONCERNED THAT

THE COLLEGE NOT BE

CLOSED-MINDED, BUT

OPEN-MINDED.

Reporter: AMERICAN

CULTURE IS GROWING

INCREASINGLY COLD TO

CHRISTIANITY.

ADD THE HIGH COST OF TUITION

IN A TROUBLED ECONOMY, AND

THAT RAISES THE QUESTION:

WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD

FOR CHRISTIAN HIGHER

EDUCATION."

ALTHOUGH MUELLER PASSED ON

THE NEW SCHOOL, HE SAYS

GRAND CANYON IS

FLOURISHING.

ABOUT 1500 ATTEND CLASS AT

ITS PHOENIX CAMPUS, AND MORE

ONLINE.

MUELLER CREDITS THE

UNIVERSITY'S BUSINESS

MODEL.

WE WENT PUBLIC IN

NOVEMBER 2008, AND GOT A

$250,000 MORE INFUSION OF

FUNDS.

INVESTORS LIKED OUR BUSINESS

MODEL.

Reporter: MUELLER SAYS

THAT INVESTMENT MODEL KEPT

THE SCHOOL, WHICH AT ONE

TIME FACED $20 MILLION IN

DEBT, FROM CLOSING ITS

DOORS.

AND GOING PUBLIC HAS KEPT

TUITION DOWN.

THE AVERAGE STUDENT ONLY

PAYS $2800 FOR TUITION AFTER

SCHOLARSHIPS.

I THINK HIGHER EDUCATION

HAS TO SOLVE THE TUITION

RIDDLE, AND NO ONE HAS DONE

IT PERFECTLY, AND I THINK

GRAND CANYON HAS DONE IT

BEAUTIFULLY.

Reporter: DR. CAMPO IS

OPTMISTIC ABOUT HIGHER

EDUCATION.

HARVARD BUSINESS COOL IS

SCHOOL IS CHANGING THEIR

CURRICULUM.

WE HAVE TO BE UNABASHED, BUT

SHOW FOLKS WE ARE NOT JUST

PREPARING YOU -- WHICH WE

ARE, AT A VERY HIGH LEVEL OF

WHAT YOUR DISCIPLINE IN, BUT

ALSO PREPARE YOU FOR LIFE.

Reporter: ACCORDING TO

COLLEGESTATS.ORG, THERE ARE

990 UNIVERSITIES IN THE

U.S.

THEY SEE A GROWTH PHASE TO

SECULAR EDUCATION.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION HAS A

UNIQUE IDEA OF SERVICE AND

SUSTAINABILITY AND CARE.

AND LIVING YOUR LIFE FOR

SOMETHING BIGGER THAN

YOURSELF.

AND CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

OFFERS THAT.

WE SEE SOME OF THE GREAT

COLLEGES THAT ARE VERY

ANTAGONISTIC TOWARDS A

CHRISTIAN WORLD VIEW.

I BELIEVE THERE IS A GREAT

NEED IN OUR COUNTRY TO HAVE

THE CHRISTIAN EDUCATION IS

THAT FRIENDLY TO THE

CHRISTIAN BIBLICAL WORLD

VIEW.

Reporter: THE GREEN

FAMILY HOPES THE MOODY

CAMPUS WILL HELP FILL THAT

NEED SOONER RATHER THAN

LATER, BUT THEY KNOWLEDGE

FINDING THE RIGHT RECIPIENT

COULD TAKE SOME TIME.

MARK MARTIN, CBN NEWS,

NORTHFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS.

Pat: IT IS AMAZING.

D.L. MOODY WAS A GREAT

EVANGELIST.

HE PREACHED THE WORD OF GOD,

LED THOUSANDS TO THE LORD.

THEY FOUNDED MOODY BIBLICAL

INSTITUTE IN CHICAGO AFTER

HIM.

BUT NORTHFIELD WAS HIS BABY,

AND HE WANTED THAT FOR

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION.

IT'S REMARKABLE THAT 100

YEARS LATER THE PEOPLE IN

NORTHFIELD, THE LEADERSHIP,

SAY WE DON'T WANT CHRISTIAN

EDUCATION IN A SCHOOL THAT

WAS FOUNDED BY A LEADING

EVANGELIST.

IT IS JUST EXTRAORDINARY.

BUT WE, AT REGENT, LOOKED AT

THAT THING.

THEY SHOWED IT TO ME, AND I

SAID NO WAY, THAT WE

COULDN'T POSSIBLY MAKE THAT

THING WORK.

IT IS A BEAUTIFUL -- THE

GREENS HAVE DONE A BEAUTIFUL

JOB IN REHABING IT, IT IS

JUST A LOVELY PROPERTY, BUT

MASSACHUSETTS, IN THAT PART

OF THE WORLD, TO ATTRACT

STUDENTS, NO WAY.

IT JUST WOULDN'T HAVE FIT,

AND I DIDN'T THINK IT WOULD

WORK.

Terry: HOW IN THE

NATURE OF OPEN-MINDEDNESS?

HOW BIZARRE.

Pat: NEW ENGLAND WAS A

PLACE WHERE THEY HAD GREAT

REVIVALS.

THAT'S WHERE THEY HAD THE

TREMENDOUS PREACHING OF SOME

OF THE GREAT MEN OF GOD OF

FAITH.

AND I IT WAS A CENTER OF

CHRISTIANITY, AND IT HAS

GONE SO FAR AWAY.

WHICH SHOWS WE'VE GOT TO BE

VIGILANT BECAUSE THE ENEMY

WILL STEAL THE HERITAGE OF

CHRISTIANS.

AND THIS IS THE HERITAGE OF

CHRISTIANS.

AND IT HAS BEEN STOLEN AWAY

FROM THEM, AND NOW SECULAR

PEOPLE SAY, I'M SORRY, WE

DON'T WANT YOU ANY LONGER.

WELL, GOD IS ON THE THRONE,

AND HE WANTS US.

SPEAKING OF WHAT HE WANTS,

TALKING ABOUT SM SOMETHING

BEAUTIFUL.

WE'VE GOT SOME OF THE

GREATEST SINGERS.

THIS IRISH TENORS WILL JUST

THRILL YOUR HEART.

Terry: COMING UP, THEY

HAVE PERFORMED IN FRONT OF

PRESIDENTS, POPES, AND AT

YANKEE STADIUM.

THE IRISH TENORS JOIN US

LIVE, AND THAT'S NEXT ONpp

"THE 700 CLUB."

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Terry: THE SONG "SILENT

NIGHT" WAS FIRST PERFORMED

IN 1818 ON CHRISTMAS EVE IN

GERMANY.

SINCE THEN, IT HAS BEEN

TRANSLATED INTO MORE THAN

140 LANGUAGES, INCLUDING

SPANISH AND ITALIAN, AS

YOU'RE ABOUT TO HEAR FROM

THE IRISH TENORS.

[SINGING IN A FOREIGN

LANGUAGE]

* SILENT NIGHT

* HOLY NIGHT

* ALL IS CALM, ALL IS

BRIGHT *

* ROUND YON VIRGIN, MOTHER

AND CHILD *

* MOTHER AND CHILD

* HOLY INFANT, SO TENDER AND

MIGHT *

* SLEEP IN HEAVENLY PEACE

* SLEEP IN HEAVENLY PEACE

* SLEEP IN HEAVENLY PEACE

[APPLAUSE]

Terry: WOW!

PHENOMENAL.

NOW IT IS CHRISTMAS.

WE WANT YOU TO KNOW YOU CAN

HEAR MORE CHRISTMAS SONGS

FROM THE IRISH TENORS ON

THEIR C.D.

IT IS CALLED "WE THREE

KINGS."

AND THIS IS AVAILABLE

WHEREVER MUSIC IS SOLD.

NOW, PLEASE WELCOME THE

IRISH TENORS.

IT IS SO GREAT TO HAVE YOU

WITH US AGAIN.

GOOD TO BE HERE.

Terry: LET ME START

WITH YOU, RONAN BECAUSE YOU

NOT JUST AN IRISH TENOR, BUT

YOU'RE A MEDICAL DOCTOR, AND

HAVE WON 18 GOLD MEDALS IN

THE OLYMPICS.

THAT WAS A LONG TIME

AGO.

THAT WAS WHEN I WAS ABOUT

70 POUNDS LIGHTER AND I HAD

A FULL HEAD OF HAIR.

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT 20 YEARS

AGO.

THAT WAS A GREAT TIME.

I WAS VERY LUCKY THAT I HAD

TWO AMAZING PARENTS WHO WERE

HIGHLY MOTIVATED, AND SHOWED

ME A GREAT DEAL OF LOVE.

AND ANYTHING I PARTICIPATED,

THEY GAVE ME 100% SUPPORT.

I WAS VERY LUCKY.

THE COMPETITORS WEREN'T AS

GOOD.

[LAUGHTER]

Terry: ANTHONY, YOU I

UNDERSTAND, ACTUALLY TAUGHT

YOURSELF MUSIC.

HOW IN THE WORLD DID YOU DO

THAT?

DID YOU WAKE UP ONE DAY AND

SAY, I THINK I'LL BE AN

IRISH TENOR?

THAT'S IT.

I WOKE UP IN THE COT

SINGING -- I'M JOKING.

I STUDIED TRADITIONAL MUSIC,

BUT I'M SELF-TAUGHT ON THE

ACCORDION.

Terry: DOES THAT GIFT

RUN IN YOUR FAMILY?

YES, EVERYBODY WOULD SING

AND PLAY AN INSTRUMENT.

Terry: THAT'S AMAZING.

SIMBA, YOU STUDIED YOUR GIFT

VERY YOUNG?

I DID.

IN THE WORDS OF A GREAT PO

POET, "THERE WERE STARS IN

THE MORNING EAST, AND THEY

DANCED WITH MUSIC."

Terry: WOW, I'M ABOUT

TO SING.

NOW, THE THREE OF UR GOING

YOU ARE GOING TO BE DOING A

SPECIAL EVENT WITH

"OPERATION BLESSING."

TELL US A LITTLE BIT WOULD

YOABOUT THAT?

THAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN --

WE FEEL VERY COMPELLED TO DO

SOMETHING FOR PEOPLE IN

BREEZY POINT IN NEW YORK

BECAUSE ONE OF OUR BIGGEST,

I SUPPOSE, STANDING OVATIONS

CAME FROM MADISON SQUARE

GARDEN.

AND THE PEOPLE OF NEW YORK

HAVE BEEN WONDERFUL, AND

PARTICULARILY THE FIREMEN

AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT,

WERE VERY MUCH PRESENT

AROUND THAT TIME, 9/11.

AND WE WOULD LOVE TO GIVE

BACK TO THOSE PEOPLE IN NEW

YORK WHO WERE SO GENEROUS.

Terry: I THINK RIGHT

NOW, I THINK IT MEANS SO

MUCH TO HAVE PEOPLE SHOW UP

AND SAY, WE SEE YOUR PAIN

AND WE KNOW YOUR NEED.

BUT WHEN GENTLEMEN LIKE YOU

TAKE TIME OUT OF YOUR VERY

BUSY SCHEDULES AND SHOW UP,

IT IS A BOATLOAD FOR THEM.

WE'RE DELIGHTED TO BE

ABLE TO GO THERE.

AND PROVIDE COMFORT.

Terry: COMFORT, YES.

A LOT OF IRISH PEACE IS

COMING YOUR WAY.

Terry: IF YOU CAN'T

WAIT, GO RUSH OUT AND BUY

THEIR C.D.

ONCE AGAIN, IT IS CALLED "WE

THREE KINGS," AND IT'S

AVAILABLE WHEREVER MUSIC IS

SOLD.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

IT IS WONDERFUL TO HAVE YOU

HERE.

WE FEEL LIKE CHRISTMAS CAN

NOW HAPPEN.

IT IS OFFICIAL.

Terry: PAT, OVER TO

YOU.

Pat: THOSE MEN ARE

SIMPLY FANTASTIC.

I THINK THE PEOPLE IN BREEZY

POINT WILL LOVE THE FACT

THEY'RE GOING THERE TO HELP

THEM.

WE'VE BEEN HELPING THEM WITH

"OPERATION BLESSING."

IT IS JUST A GREAT THING TO

DO.

I IMAGINE AT BREEZY POINT,

THERE ARE SO MANY POLICE AND

FIREMEN, PROBABLY A LOT OF

THEM ARE IRISH.

I DON'T KNOW.

THERE ARE IS LOT OF GOOD

FOLKS UP THERE, ESPECIALLY

IN THE THIN BLUE LINE THAT

KEEPS PEOPLE SAFE.

STILL TO COME, YOUR

E-MAILS.

STEVE WANTS TO KNOW, "DID

JESUS CELEBRATE HANUKKAH?"

HANUKKAH?

WELL ANSWER THAT QUESTION

AND MORE ON TODAY'S "THE 700

CLUB."

Lee: AND WELCOME BACK

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS RULED

PRO-LIFE LICENSE PLATES AND

THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA

ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

THE PROPOSED PLATES CONTAIN

THE MESSAGE "CHOOSE LIFE."

JAWU.S. DISTRICT COURT

JUDGE SAYS THE STATE CANNOT

OFFER THOSE LICENSE PLATES,

IN THE ABSENCE OF A

PRO-CHOICE PLATE,

CONSTITUTES VIOLATION OF THE

FIRST AMENDMENT.

U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE

ANTHONY SCALICE DEFENDED HIS

CONSERVATIVE VIEWS DURING A

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AT

PRINCETON.

ONE PRO-GAY STUDENT ASKED

HIM WHY HE EQUATES SODOMY ON

MURDER.

HE SAYS HE IS MERELY DRAWING

A PARALLEL ON BANS OF MORAL

ISSUES.

HE ASKED IF WE CAN'T HAVE

MORAL FEELINGS AGAINST

HOMOSEXUALITY, CAN WE HAVE

IT AGAINST MURDER AND OTHER

THINGS.

HE WENT ON TO SAY THAT

INTERPRETING LAW MEANS

ADHERING TO THE WORDS AND

THEIR MEANS AT THE TIME THEY

WRITTEN.

THE SUPREME COURT IS SET TO

HEAR TWO CASES ABOUT LAWS

THAT DEFEND TRADITIONAL

MARRIAGE.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST NEWS FROM GOING TO

OUR WEBSITE AT

CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Pat: LISTEN TO THAT.

Terry: WELL, WE HAVE

SOME E-MAIL QUESTIONS THAT

SOME OF YOU HAVE SENT IN.

PAT, THIS FIRST ONE IS FROM

STEVE, WHO WANTS TO KNOW,

"DID JESUS CELEBRATE

HANUKKAH?"

Pat: HE DIDN'T TELL ME

HE DIDN'T.

[LAUGHTER]

Terry: YOU'RE TAKING

AWAY FROM THE CREDIBILITY

PORTION OF THIS SHOW.

Pat: WELL, I DOUBT VERY

SERIOUSLY.

IF IT IS NOT IN THE BIBLE, I

DON'T BELIEVE IT.

I DOUBT VERY SERIOUSLY IF

THERE WAS ANY CELEBRATION OF

SOMETHING CALLED HANUKKAH.

Terry: DO YOU THINK THE

OBSERVANCE OF THAT CAME

LATER, MAYBE?

Pat: I THINK SO.

WHAT OUR RESEARCH PEOPLE ARE

SAYING, IT IS SOMETHING

HAVING TO DO WITH THE

MACABES, BUT I THINK THEY

STUCK PRETTY CLOSE TO THE

OLD TRADITIONS.

Terry: A ALICE SAYS,,

"WE KNOW JESUS BECAUSE BORN

IN BETHLEHEM, BUT WHERE DID

GOD COME FROM?"

Pat: THE BIBLE DOESN'T

TELL US.

THERE WAS NEVER A TIME WHEN

HE DIDN'T EXIST.

THIS IS ONE OF THE GREAT

MYSTERIES THAT WE'RE ASKING,

WHERE DID GOD COME FROM.

IN THE MIDDLE AGES, THEY

TRIED TO COME UP WITH

SOMETHING THEY CALLED AN

UNCAUSED CAUSE, AND THEN

THEY WOULD SAY THIS WAS

CAUSED AND THIS WAS CAUSED,

AND THEN YOU COME TO THE

UNCAUSED, WHICH, OF COURSE,

DIDN'T TELL YOU ANYTHING.

WE DON'T KNOW, EXCEPT THAT

GOD TOLD US WHATEVER WAS

NEEDED TO LIVE OUR LIVES,

AND TO FIND THE SALVATION

AND HAPPINESS IN OUR LIVES,

AND THE FUTURE LIVES.

BUT HE DID NOT EXPLAIN HIS

OWN EXISTING, ACCEPT TO SAY

FROM EVER LASTING TO

EVERLASTING, THOU OUR GOD.

THAT'S ALL I KNOW BECAUSE

THAT'S ALL THE BIBLE SAYS.

Terry: THAT'S A GOOD

WAY TO LEAD INTO THIS NEXT

QUESTION, FROM BARRY, WHO

SAYS, "I GET SO DISGUSTED

WHEN SOMEONE TELLS ME I

SHOULD BELIEVE SOMETHING

SIMPLY, QUOTE,"BECAUSE THE

BIBLE TELLS ME SO," THAT IS

GOOD FOR CHILDREN, BUT WHEN

I'M TRULY SEEKING

INFORMATION, IT IS PAT

PATRONIZING TO TELL ME

THAT.

WHY SHOULD I BELIEVE

SOMETHING JUST BECAUSE AN

OLD BOOK TELLS ME

SOMETHING?"

Pat: I WROTE A BOOK

CALLED "THE SECRET

KINGDOM."

AND HERE WAS MY THEORY: GOD

IS ALMIGHTY, AND HE IS THE

ONE WHO SETS THE RULES FOR

ALL OF NATURE.

AND IF JESUS IS GOD,

WHATEVER HE SAID WAS HIS

VALID AS THE LAW OF GRAVITY,

IN TERMS OF MORAL AND

ETHICAL TEACHINGS.

ONCE I TOOK THAT PREMISES

AND BEGAN TO LOOK AT HIS

WORDS, I FOUND PRINCIPLES

THAT APPLIED TO PEOPLE IN

EVERY SOCIETY, IN EVERY

LEVEL OF LIFE.

IN EVERY SOCIALOGICAL LEVEL,

THEY ABSOLUTELY AS TRUE AS

THE LAW OF GRAVITY.

AND SO I SET FORTH THE LAW

OF RESPONSIBILITY AND SO

FORTH, AND THEY'VE RESONATED

IN PEOPLE'S HEARTS.

THAT'S -- THE BIBLE IS A

SELF-VALIDATING PIECE OF

LITERATURE.

IT VALIDATES ITSELF.

AND YOU BEGIN TO SEE TRUTHS

REGISTER IN YOUR HEART

BECAUSE THEY ARE TRUE AND

THEY WORK FOR YOU.

SO TO SAY THIS IS AN OLD,

DUSTY BOOK, YOU DON'T REALLY

KNOW WHAT YOU'RE TALKING

ABOUT BECAUSE YOU HAVEN'T

STUDIED THE BIBLE.

YOU HAVEN'T UNDERSTOOD WHAT

A BLESSED THING IT IS.

IT IS ALSO AN

EXTRAORDINARILY ACCURATE

BOOK OF HISTORY.

BUT AT THE SAME TIME, IT IS

NOT A SCIENCE TEXTBOOK.

IT NEVER WAS INTENDED AS A

SCIENCE TEXTBOOK.

IT IS A BOOK THAT TELLS US

HOW TO FIND SALVATION IN

GOD, AND HOW TO LIVE A LIFE

THAT WILL BE PLEASING TO

HIM.

THAT'S WHAT IT TELLS US.

AND IF WE FOLLOW THOSE

PRINCIPLES, WE WILL FIND

THAT WE ARE BLESSED BEYOND

MEASURE.

Terry: I THINK WHEN YOU

TALK ABOUT IT BEING A

SELF-VALIDATING BOOK, THE

PROPHECIES ARE PART OF IT

OVER THE YEARS, THAT THEN

FULFILLED THE SIGNS.

Pat: THE CHANCES ARE IN

THE BILLIONS OF ONE OF

SOMETHING BEING FULFILLED IN

THAT SAME FASHION AS TOOK

PLACE IN JESUS.

Terry: MARCUS SAYS, "I

HAVE NOTICED A TREND, YOUNG

WOMEN WEARING MINI SKIRTS

AND CHURCH.

IT MAKES MANY MEN STUMBLE.

I'M AN EX-SEX ADDICT, AND I

THINK, WHY SHOULD WE DEAL

WITH IT IN THE CHURCH.

SHOULDN'T THE PASTORS HELP

WITH THIS ISSUE?"

Pat: THEY SHOULD, BUT

THEY'RE IN FEAR OF BEING

LABELLED AS FUNDAMENTALISTS

OR WHATEVER TERM WANTS TO BE

APPLIED TO THEM.

WE USED TO SPEND A LOT OF

TIME TALKING ABOUT MODESTY,

AND TODAY, GOOD GRIEF, THEY

HAD A WHOLE SPECIAL ON CBS,

VICTORIA SECRET'S, AND THERE

WAS A HOST OF MODELS HALF

NAKED, WITH JUSTIN BIEBER.

YOU LOOK AT AVER TIECHTS

ADVERTISEMENTS AND TV, AND

THERE IS SO MUCH HUMAN FLESH

THAT WOULD BE TEMPTING JUST

TO THE NORMAL PERSON, AND

FOR A SEX ADDICT,

TREMENDOUSLY TEMPTING.

THE BIBLE SAID PEOPLE SHOULD

DRESS MODESTLY.

I THINK PASTORS FEEL THEY

WILL DRIVE YOUNG PEOPLE AWAY

IF THEY GET TOO STRICT IN

THIS REGARD.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY --

Terry: MAYBE SPEAK TO

YOUR PASTOR ABOUT IT.

Pat: A SPOON FULL OF

SUGAR HIPS THE MEDICINE GO

DOWN.

I THINK IT SHOULD BE GIVEN

WITH GRACE.

I THINK THEY SHOULD SAY,

THIS IS THE HIGHER WAY, I

WANT YOU TO BE BEAUTIFUL,

AND NOT BE BEAUTIFUL WITH

PIERCINGS AND CHEWING

BUBBLEGUM IN CHURCH.

Terry: DON'T LOOK UNDER

THE PEW.

Pat: HEAVEN HELP US,

NO.

Terry: WE THANK YOU FOR

YOUR E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

FROM THE C.O.O. OF

Facebook TO OUR LAST TWO

SECRETARIES OF STATE, FIND

OUT WHY THE TOP MINDS OF OUR

DAY GET INSPIRATION FROM

BONNIE ST. JOHN.

THAT'S NEXT.

Terry: WHEN BONNIE

ST. JOHN WAS JUST FIVE YEARS

OLD, HER LEG WAS AMPUTATED.

WHEN SHE RETURNED FROM THE

HOSPITAL, HER MOM GAVE HER A

BROCHURE, AND ON THAT

BROCHURE WAS A PICTURE OF AN

AMPUTEE ON A SKI SAYING,

"DREAM BIG."

BONNIE TOOK THAT ADVICE TO

HEART AND DREAMED BIGGER

THAN ANYONE COULD HAVE

IMAGINED.

Reporter: LIKE MANY

GREAT WOMEN, BONNIE ST. JOHN

HAS BROKEN DOWN BARRIERS TO

ACHIEVE GREAT SUCCESS.

SHE IS A ROAD SCHOLAR THAT

WENT ON TO WORK IN THE WHITE

HOUSE.

SHE IS ALSO THE FIRST

AFRICAN-AMERICAN TO WIN

OLYMPIC OR PARALYMPIC MEDALS

IN SKIING.

SHE HAS BEEN CALLED ONE OF

THE FIVE MOST INSPIRING

WOMEN IN AMERICA.

SO IT MAKES SENSE WHEN THIS

SINGLE MOTHER FELT LIKE HER

OWNED TEENAGED DAUGHTER WAS

SAYING NO TO A CALL OF

LEADERSHIP, SHE ACTED.

BONNIE AND HER DAUGHTER TEAM

UP FOR AN ADVENTURE INTO THE

LIVES OF WOMEN SHAPING THE

WORLD.

Terry: PLEASE WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB," BONNIE

ST. JOHN.

IT IS GREAT TO HAVE YOU.

THANK YOU.

[APPLAUSE]

Terry: YOU HAVE SO MANY

THINGS YOU'VE ACCOMPLISHED

AND DONE, IT IS

MIND-BOGGLING.

IT IS ALMOST EASIER TO ASK

WHAT HAVEN'T YOU DONE.

ONE QUOTE OF YOURS HAS MADE

ITS WAY ON TO A STARBUCKS'

CUP.

YOU SAID "PEOPLE FALL DOWN,

WINNERS GET UP, AND GOLD

MEDAL WINNERS JUST GET UP

STRONGER."

I WAS COMPETING AND I WAS

THE THIRD RANKED ONE

ONE-LEGGED WOMAN.

BUT I WAS THE FASTEST PERSON

IN THE FIRST RUN.

BUT IN THE SECOND RUN, I HIT

A BUMP AND FELL DOWN, BUT I

GOT UP AND FINISHED.

AND SO I STILL WAS IN THIRD

PLACE BECAUSE ALL OF THE TOP

WOMEN FELL.

I GOT UP AND I WAS STILL

ABLE TO WIN.

THE WOMAN WHO WON THE GOLD

ALSO FELL DOWN, BUT SHE GOT

UP FASTER.

AND SO I LEARNED HOW

IMPORTANT IT IS TO BE ABLE

TO PICK YOURSELF UP IN ORDER

TO WIN.

Terry: AND IT IS ALSO

VERY IMPORTANT, IT SEEMS TO

ME, IN READING ABOUT YOUR

STORY, TO BE WILLING TO PUTñçñç

YOURSELF OUT THERE, JUSTñyñy

BECAUSE YOU KNOW IT IS GOING

TO MAKE YOU A BIGGER, MORE

STRETCHED, MORE PREPARED

PERSON.

YOU STARTED DOING

MOTIVATIONAL SPEECHES AFTER

YOU HAD SOME OF THESE

ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AND YET YOU

WERE TERRIFIED WHEN YOU

STARTED DOING IT.

WHAT MADE YOU DO IT, AND

WHAT DID PUTTING YOURSELF

OUT THERE DO FOR YOU?

WELL, I ALSO HAD THE

CHALLENGE OF BEING SEXUALLY

ABUSED AS A CHILD, AND I

APPRECIATE YOU GUYS DOING

THE WORK ON THE SEX

TRAFFICKING, BECAUSE I FEEL

SO MUCH FOR THOSE WOMEN.

Terry: YES.

WHEN I HAD MY OWN

DAUGHTER, I HAD SUCH A

STRUGGLE BEING A MOTHER WITH

ALL OF THE MEMORIES OF THE

HORRORS IN MY CHILDHOOD.

AND SO WHILE I WAS SPEAKING,

I WAS ALSO DEALING WITH THE

HORRIBLE MEMORIES.

AND I REMEMBER BEING ON A

TRIP TO TRINIDAD, AND I JUST

COULDN'T BREAK DOWN IN FRONT

OF MY DAUGHTER.

SO I WOULD BE ON A TRIP AND

I WOULD JUST BREAK DOWN WITH

ALL OF THESE HORRIBLE

MEMORIES.

AND I WAS CRYING SO MUCH, I

COULDN'T GET OFF THE BED.

AND I REMEMBER PRAYING AND

GOT JUST LIFTED THAT BURD

BURDEN.

NOT PERMANENTLY, BUT ENOUGH

THAT I COULD MOVE FORWARD.

AND I KEPT PRAYING.

AND I WROTE IN THE BOOK, HOW

STRONG WOMEN PRAY A LOT

ABOUT THE HEALING.

AND TO BE ABLE TO GET OUT

THERE AND SPEAK TO OTHER

PEOPLE, AND I COULDN'T HAVE

DONE IT WITHOUT GOD.

I COULDN'T HAVE DONE IT.

IT WAS SO HARD.

AND I HAD REALLY GOTTEN AWAY

FROM GOD IN MY TEEN YEARS.

SO THAT EXPERIENCE OF THIS

REALLY REAL MOMENT OF SAYING

I COULD NOT MOVE, BUT GOD

COULD MOVE ME.

THAT WAS SO REAL TO ME.

AND THAT STARTED ME BACK ON

THAT TRACK TO HEALING.

Terry: THAT WAS LIKE A

SPIRITUAL CROSSROADS --

IT WAS MY DAMASCUS.

I SAW GOD WAS REAL IN THAT

MOMENT.

Terry: YOU KNOW WHAT I

LOVE ABOUT THAT, IS THAT HE

JUST SHOWED UP FOR YOU AT

THAT MOMENT.

YOU DIDN'T ORCHESTRATE IT,

BUT HE JUST SHOWED UP.

EVEN IF I DIDN'T BELIEVE

ENOUGH IN GOD, HE BELIEVED

ENOUGH IN ME.

HE KEEPS LOOKING FOR THAT

SHEEP.

Terry: YOU MENTIONED

YOUR DAUGHTER, AND IT WAS

REALLY YOUR DAUGHTER WHO

MOTIVATED THIS "HOW GREAT

WOMEN LEAD," BOOK.

BECAUSE YOU SAW IN HER A

KIND OF UNWILLINGNESS TO

STEP UP AND TAKE POSITION

AND SORT OF AUTHENTIC

AUTHORITY --

WELL, AND SHE WOULD GET

IN CHARGE OF A CLUB, BUT

WHEN I SAID, LET'S WRITE A

BOOK ON LEADERSHIP, SHE

SAID, EW! WHY?

WHEN WE SAT DOWN WITH

CONDOLEEZZA RICE, THAT WAS A

LIFE-CHANGING MOMENT FOR

HER.

Terry: I LOVED READING

ABOUT YOUR INTERVIEW WITH

HER.

THAT'S REALLY WHAT THE BOOK

IS.

A COMPILATION OF INTERVIEWS

WITH TOP WOMEN.

YOU INTERVIEWED WOMEN WHO

WERE C.E.O.S OF TOP

CORPORATIONS TO A MOM OF

FIVE CHILDREN.

WHAT DID YOU LEARN?

THERE ARE SO MANY

DIFFERENT WAYS PEOPLE LEAD.

THAT'S WHY WE INCLUDED THE

STAY-AT-HOME MOM, BECAUSE I

WANTED MY DAUGHTER TO SEE

YES, THERE IS THE SECRETARY

OF STATE, BUT THERE IS A MOM

WHO HELPS IN HER

COMMUNITIES.

AND HER HUSBAND WAS A

FIREFIGHTER, AND THEY WERE

HIT BY HURRICANE SANDY AND

LOST THEIR HOUSE.

SO I'M PRAYING FOR THEM

RIGHT NOW.

SHE IS SUCH A PRAYER-FILLED

WOMAN.

ALL OF THE STORIES SHOWING

HOW MANY DIFFERENT WOMEN

LEAD IN DIFFERENT WAYS.

Terry: SO IT WORKED?

IT WORKED.

Terry: WHAT DID YOU

COME AWAY WITH?

BECAUSE YOU WERE ALREADY

DOING THAT, BUT TO HAVE AN

OPPORTUNITY TO SIT DOWN WITH

THESE WOMEN WHO WERE SO

IMPACTFUL, WHAT DID YOU

LEARN?

IT REMINDS YOU YOU DO

HAVE TO STEP UP WHETHER IT

IS BIG OR SMALL.

WE WENT TO NICARAGUA, AND

SHE GOT A LOAN AND DID SO

WELL, THEY ASKED HER TO

TRAIN THE OTHER LOAN

OFFICERS.

AND WHEN WE WENT THERE AND

SAW THESE WOMEN STRUGGLING,

NOT ASKING FOR A HANDOUT,

BUT TO HAVE A CHANCE.

AND I THOUGHT, WE CAN'T JUST

DO NOTHING.

Terry: I LOVE THAT

BECAUSE I THINK THAT'S A

MESSAGE FOR ALL OF US.

NO MATTER WHO YOU ARE, NO

MATTER WHAT LIFE CHALLENGES

YOU HAVE, YOU HAVE AN

OPPORTUNITY TO IMPACTÑ

SOMEONE ELSE'S LIFE IN AÑ

HUGE AND SIGNIFICANT WAY.

IF YOU'D LIKE MORE STORIES

FROM BONNIE ST. JOHN, YOU

NEED TO READ HER GREATEST

BOOK.

IT'S CALLED "HOW GREAT WOMEN

LEAD," IT IS A GREAT LOOK

INTO HOU THE LIVES OF WOMEN

WHO ARE SHAPING THE WORLD.

THANK YOU.

IT IS WONDERFUL TO HAVE YOU

WITH US AGAIN.

THANK YOU.

Pat: ON TOMORROW'S "700

CLUB," KRISTI IS TALKING

WITH A 9/11 SURVIVOR.

THE LATEST INSTALLMENT OF

HER "VOICE OF HOPE SERIES."

NOW IT IS A THRILL ON THIS

PROGRAM TO BRING BACK THE

IRISH TENORS, TO SING THE

TITLE TRACK FROM THEIR C.D.

CALLED "WE THREE KINGS."

PLEASE WELCOME THEM.

*

* WE THREE AND KING'S OF OR

ORRI ENT *

FOLLOWING YONDER *

* GOD OF WONDER, GOD OF

NIGHT *

* GOD WITH ROYAL BEAUTY

BRIGHT *

* GUIDE US TO THY PERFECT

LIFE *

* BORN A KING ON BETHLEHEM

PLACE *

* KING FOREVER, CEASING

NEVER *

* GOD OF WONDER, GOD OF

LIGHT *

* GOD WITH ROYAL BEAUTY

BRIGHT *

* GUIDE US TO THY PERFECT

LIGHT *

* FRANKINCENSE TO OFFER OUR

KING *

* THE GOD OF NIGHT

* GOD OF WONDER, GOD OF

NIGHT *

* GOD OF ROYAL BEAUTY

BRIGHT *

* GUIDE US THROUGH THIGH

THROUGH THY PERFECT NIGHT *

*

* GOD OF WONDER, GOD OF

LIGHT *

* GOD WITH ROYAL BEAUTY

BRIGHT *

* GUIDE US THROUGH THY

PERFECT NIGHT *

* GLOR GLORIOUS *

*

* GOD OF WONDER, GOD OF

NIGHT *

* GOD WITH ROYAL BEAUTY

BRIGHT *

* GUIDE US THROUGH THIGH

PERFECT NIGHT *

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