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700 Club Canada: February 12, 2013

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HELLO I'M BRIAN WARREN.

AND I'M LAURA-LYNN TYLER

THOMPSON. WELCOME TO THE

SHOW.

LAURA-LYNN, WE--YOU

KNOW, THERE'S AN OLD

SAYING.

YEAH.

YOU CAN'T TELL A BOOK BY

THE COVER.

BY ITS COVER.

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN, UH,

BEEN WRONG ABOUT--ABOUT

SOMEONE THAT YOU SAW AND

YOU, UH, MADE A--

AND I MISJUDGED THEM?

UM-HUM.

YES. YOU KNOW, UH, MY

COUSIN DAVID STARTED

DATING A LOVELY WOMAN

NAMED CHRIS MANY, MANY

YEARS AGO. AND I

REMEMBERED HER FROM

GOING TO CAMP AND SHE WAS

THIS BLONDE, CUTE, PRETTY

LITTLE THING. BUT SHE WAS

REALLY QUIET. AND I MISTOOK

HER REAL QUIETNESS FOR

SNOOTINESS. SHE JUST--AND

SHE HAD--PLUS A REAL NOSE

LIKE KIND OF JUST A SMALL

LITTLE PRECIOUS NOSE. AND,

UH, SO--

I'M GLAD YOU SAID

PRECIOUS.

WELL, I HAVE A BIG,

PRECIOUS NOSE.

SHE'S PROBABLY WATCHING.

OH, SHE PROBABLY IS, YOU

KNOW. AND SO I JUST DIDN'T

LIKE HER. AND I REMEMBER

TELLING DAVE, DAVE ENDS UP

GOING TO AFRICA WITH HER ON

THIS MISSION'S TRIP AND

DECIDES HE'S GOING TO MARRY

HER AND I'M TELLING DAVE,

SHE--I DON'T THINK SHE'S THE

RIGHT GIRL FOR YOU. SHE'S

GOT THAT LITTLE BLONDE

QUIET LIKE LITTLE STUCK UP

NOSE.

YOU STUCK THE KNIFE IN

HER BACK? OH WOW.

YES. AND IT WAS SO WRONG

OF ME. I COMPLETELY

MISJUDGED HER. AND IN THE

FINAL END OF THE MATTER, SHE

HAS BECOME A WONDERFUL

FRIEND AND A BLESSING TO MY

LIFE. THEY--THEY WATCH MY

KIDS, UH, FOR SEVERAL YEARS

WHILE I WAS VOLUNTEERING IN

BROADCAST TO BECOME WHAT

I DO TODAY.

YEAH.

I WAS WRONG.

YEAH.

AND SO I HAVE HAD TO EAT

CROW ON THAT SO MANY

TIMES.

I WAS WRONG ABOUT YOU

WHEN I--WHEN I FIRST TOOK

THIS POSITION. I--I THOUGHT

THAT YOU WERE VERY QUIET

AND--

AND SNOOTY? WAS--WAS IT

MY NOSE?

YEAH.

WOW.

YOU KNOW WHAT? ON

TODAY'S SHOW, YOU'LL SEE

HOW THE POWER OF PRAYER

TURNED ONE MAN'S LIFE

AROUND WHEN EVERYONE

ELSE HAD GIVEN UP ON HIM.

KELLY LORIC WAS ANGRY,

ALONE, AND ADDICTED TO

DRUGS. BUT WHEN A GROUP OF

STRANGERS IN A BIBLE STUDY

LAID EYES ON HIM, THEY KNEW

WHAT TO DO. HIS STORY IS

PROOF THAT NO ONE IS BEYOND

GOD'S REACH.

UM-HUM. AND EUROPE HAS

BEEN CALLED THE NEW DARK

CONTINENT. WHEN IT COMES

TO FAITH AND CHURCH

ATTENDANCE, NUMBERS HAVE

BECOME EXTREMELY LOW. IS

EUROPE OUT OF REACH? LET'S

TAKE A LOOK AT HOW REVIVAL

HAS COME TO SOME GERMAN

CHURCHES IN A MOST

UNEXPECTED WAY.

PARTS OF GERMANY ARE

AMONG THE MOST GODLESS

AREAS IN THE WORLD, POLLING

SHOWS THAT BELIEF IN GOD IN

THE OLD EAST GERMANY IS

ONLY 13 PERCENT. BUT

CHURCH ATTENDANCE IS

GROWING HERE THANKS TO

FORMER MUSLIMS FROM IRAN.

AT THE HOUSE OF GOD'S HELP

IN EAST BERLIN, PERSIAN

CONVERTS TO CHRISTIANITY

HAVE DOUBLED THE SIZE OF

THE CONGREGATION.

DEACONESS ROSE MARIE

GERTZ.

IT CAME LIKE AN

UNEXPECTED SUMMER RAIN.

SUDDENLY, NEW PEOPLE

STARTED COMING EVERY WEEK

AND ASKED TO BE BAPTIZED. IN

THE BEGINNING, ONLY FIVE OR

SIX IRANIANS CAME, THEY

WERE EASY TO SPOT AND WE

GOT TO KNOW THEM AND THEN

OVER TIME, THEY BROUGHT

THEIR FRIENDS AND

NEIGHBORS.

GERMANY HAS

EXPERIENCED A SURGE IN

ISLAM THIS YEAR. MUSLIMS

CONDUCTED A NATIONWIDE

CAMPAIGN TO GIVE AWAY

KORANS IN A COUNTRY THAT

HAS LARGELY TURNED ITS

BACK ON BIBLICAL

CHRISTIANITY. BUT IRANIAN

IMMIGRANTS OR PERSIANS

HAVE ALREADY EXPERIENCED

THE DARKNESS AND

OPPRESSION OF ISLAM IN THEIR

NATIVE LAND AND THEY'RE

HUNGRY FOR THE FREEDOM

AND JOY OF CHRISTIANITY.

MICHAEL ASKED THAT WE

DISGUISE HIS FACE TO PROTECT

HIS FAMILY IN IRAN.

I MET A FEW TIMES WITH

FRIENDS IN TERAN IN AN

UNDERGROUND CHURCH IN A

FLAT. AND THERE WE SPOKE

ABOUT JESUS. AND WE TRIED

TO DO A BIBLE STUDY

SOMETIMES WITHOUT AN

ACTUAL BIBLE.

ALL OF THE PERSIANS WE

TALKED TO ACCEPTED CHRIST

IN IRAN AND THEN HAD TO

EITHER FLEE OR RISK PRISON

OR DEATH.

I WAS ON MY WAY TO A

HOUSE CHURCH MEETING WHEN

I SAW POLICE OUTSIDE THE

FLAT. SO I DIDN'T GO IN AND

LATER, I CALLED MY MOTHER.

SHE SAID THE POLICE WERE

HERE LOOKING FOR YOU. SO

MY FAMILY HELPED ME FLEE

THE COUNTRY.

WHEN I WAS IN IRAN, I

WANTED TO BECOME A

CHRISTIAN, BUT IT'S REALLY

DIFFICULT TO LEARN ABOUT

CHRISTIANITY IN IRAN. IT'S

FORBIDDEN FOR A MUSLIM TO

BECOME A CHRISTIAN. IT WAS

REALLY DIFFICULT. I HAD TO

LEAVE MY PARENTS SO I LOST

MY HOME AND MY FAMILY.

ROSE MARIE SAYS THE

PERSIANS WERE SURPRISED TO

FIND SO MANY GERMANS

DISINTERESTED IN

CHRISTIANITY.

MOST OF THEM BECAME

CHRISTIANS IN IRAN AND KNOW

MORE ABOUT CHRISTIANITY

THAN YOU WOULD EXPECT.

THEY'RE AHEAD OF US IN A

SENSE BECAUSE THEY HAVE

ALREADY BEEN PERSECUTED

FOR CHRIST AND THEY FIGURED

OUT PRETTY QUICKLY THAT A

LOT OF GERMANS ARE

CHRISTIANS IN NAME ONLY

AND THEY'RE DISAPPOINTED

THAT GERMANS TAKE

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM FOR

GRANTED.

SOME GERMANS ARE

SUSPICIOUS OF THE

CONVERSIONS BECAUSE BEING

BAPTIZED CAN HELP A REFUGEE

STAY IN GERMANY RATHER

THAN BE DEPORTED SO SISTER

ROSE MARIE TAKES THE

PERSIAN CONVERTS THROUGH

A RIGOROUS SCHEDULE OF

BIBLE CLASSES.

I DID SUSPECT THAT SOME OF

THEM JUST WANTED TO BE

BAPTIZED SO THEY COULD GET

THEIR RESIDENCY IN GERMANY.

BUT THAT HAS TURNED OUT TO

BE THE CASE WITH ONLY A FEW.

IN FACT, SOME OF THEM WHO

HAVE ALREADY BEEN BAPTIZED

HAVE COME BACK TO OUR

FAITH AND BAPTISM CLASS FOR

THE FOURTH TIME.

IT'S NOT KNOWN HOW MANY

PERSIAN IMMIGRANTS HAVE

CONVERTED AND JOINED

CHURCHES IN GERMANY, BUT IT

HAS BECOME A NATIONWIDE

PHENOMENON AND IS

NUMBERING IN THE

THOUSANDS. AT THE HOUSE OF

GOD'S HELP, IT HAS

REINVIGORATED THE

CONGREGATION. DAYLE HERTZ

CBN NEWS, BERLIN.

WOW, THAT IS SO COOL,

LAURA-LYNN. AND I LOVE

WHAT SISTER ROSE MARIE SAID,

SHE SAID CHRISTIANS AND

EVEN NOW THIS IRANIAN, UH,

CHRISTIAN INFLUENCE IS LIKE

A SUMMER RAIN AND THEY'RE

NUMBERING IN THE

THOUSANDS NOW.

WOW.

YOU KNOW, DIETRICH

BONHOEFFER, ONE OF MY

FAVORITE THEOLOGIANS,

GERMAN THEOLOGIAN, UH, HE

PRAYED, UH, IT WAS DURING

THE TIME OF ADOLPH HITLER,

HE PRAYED THAT SOMETHING

LIKE THIS WOULD HAPPEN.

AND NOW WE'RE SEEING THE

REALITY OF THAT THAT THERE

IS A REVIVAL TAKING PLACE IN

GERMANY. SO LET'S CONTINUE

TO PRAY NOT ONLY FOR THE

IRANIAN CHURCH BUT ALSO

FOR THE, UH, THE GERMANS

THAT ARE THERE AS WELL.

YEAH. YOU KNOW, BRIAN,

THERE ARE TIMES IN LIFE WHEN

YOU THINK THAT GOD IS NOT

MOVING BUT HE IS ALWAYS. HE

HAS A FIRE THAT--THAT, YOU

KNOW, BURNS LIKE AN EMBER

IN DIFFERENT PLACES.

YES.

AND EVEN HERE IN CANADA,

SOME, YOU KNOW, SOME

PEOPLE HAVE SAID THAT I--I

DON'T KNOW IF GOD IS MOVING

HERE IN CANADA.

OH, HE'S MOVING.

BUT HE IS. HE'S MOVING

AND HE'S MOVING IN OUR

HEARTS AND HE'LL MOVE IN

YOUR LIFE AS WELL.

YEAH.

UP NEXT, A BUNCH OF

STRANGE THINGS START

HAPPENING TO KELLY LORIC

WHEN A GROUP OF STRANGERS

START PRAYING FOR HIM.

UM-HUM.

WELL, WHAT THEY CALLED

IT WAS HARD CORE PUNK ROCK.

AND THAT'S THE KIND OF

GROUP OF GUYS I HUNG OUT

WITH.

KELLY LORIC LIVED TO

PARTY IN L.A.'S UNDERGROUND

PUNK ROCK SCENE.

TWENTY-TWO YEARS AGO,

WHAT DID YOU LOOK LIKE?

DESCRIBE YOURSELF BACK

THEN?

OH, TORE UP LEVIS, LEATHER

JACKET, BLUE HAIR. I DYED MY

HAIR MORE THAN WOMEN

BACK THEN.

HEAVY DRUG USE FUELED

HIS LIFE.

IT JUST NEVER ENDED.

TAKING ACIDS TWO OR THREE

DAYS, SMOKING PCP, AND THEN

SOMEBODY HAD COCAINE, IT

WAS AN ESCAPE. IT WAS AN

ESCAPE FROM MY PROBLEMS, IT

WAS AN ESCAPE FROM

EVERYTHING.

NOTHING CALMED THE

SEETHING ANGER THAT SET IN

WHEN HE WAS A CHILD.

I WAS ANGRY AT

EVERYBODY. I HAD A LOT OF

ANGER INSIDE OF ME.

PROBABLY HAD TO DO WITH A

VOID OF LONELINESS. MY DAD

LEFT MY MOM WHEN I WAS SIX

WEEKS OLD. AND, UH, I GREW

UP NOT HAVING A FATHER. MY

MOM WORKED LONG HOURS.

NO PARENT SUPERVISION SO MY

HOUSE BECAME THE HANG OUT.

KELLY'S AFTER SCHOOL

ROUTINE, GETTING HIGH WITH

HIS BUDDIES AND THROWING

WILD PARTIES.

SO YOU PRETTY MUCH

CONTROLLED THE HOUSE?

YEAH, I DID.

AND THINGS BETWEEN YOU

AND YOUR MOM TURNED

VIOLENT?

SHE TRIED TO, UH,

DISCIPLINE ME AND I'LL NEVER

FORGET THIS. IT WAS HARD TO

REMEMBER, BUT I REMEMBER

MY MOM, UH, YELLING AT ME

AND HIT ME AND THEN I

TURNED AROUND AND I HIT HER

BACK.

WHAT HAPPENED NEXT

BLINDSIDED HIM. HE WANTED

TO SMOOTH THINGS OVER WITH

HIS MOM. HE THOUGHT

OPENING UP TO HER ABOUT HIS

DRUG HABIT WOULD HELP.

SHE JUST LIKE JUST FREAKED

OUT. MAN, IT WAS TOO MUCH.

WITHIN 24 HOURS, I WAS

LOCKED UP.

LOCKED UP WHERE?

AT A MENTAL INSTITUTION. I

WASN'T CRAZY, I WAS JUST ON

DRUGS. I WAS MORE HIGH IN

THERE THAN I WAS ON THE

STREETS. THEY WERE GIVING

ME THORAZINE AND

PERCODAN, IT WAS HARD

BECAUSE I WAS A YOUNG KID. I

CAME OUT WORSE THAN I WAS

WHEN I WENT IN. I CAME OUT

MORE ANGRY, MORE UPSET.

AND MORE RECKLESS. HE

SOLD DRUGS AND PARTIED

WITH HIS PUNKER FRIENDS DAY

AND NIGHT.

BUT IT BROUGHT A SENSE OF

FULFILLMENT BUT I WAS

ALWAYS EMPTY AT THE END.

I'D ALWAYS LEFT EMPTY. AND I

FELT I HAD IDENTITY,

REBELLION, YOU KNOW, DO

WHAT YOU WANT. DON'T

LISTEN TO GOVERNMENT,

DON'T LISTEN TO YOUR

PARENTS.

THAT ATTITUDE GOT HIM

KICKED OUT OF EVERY HIGH

SCHOOL IN THE COUNTY AND

HIS OWN HOUSE. AT 16, KELLY

WAS ON HIS OWN.

I'M SHOOTING UP COCAINE,

KRYSTAL METH, PRETTY MUCH

WHATEVER I CAN STICK IN MY

ARM. I WAS SO ADDICTED. I'D

BEEN SICK, I HAD HEPATITIS.

LOST EVERYTHING. I HAD

NOTHING LEFT. THE GIRL I WAS

LIVING WITH LEFT ME. I

REMEMBER I NEEDED A PLACE

TO STAY. I HAD NOWHERE TO

GO. MY GRANDFATHER, UH,

HAD A HOUSE AND THERE IN

LOS ANGELES, HE HAD SOME

RENTERS THERE AND THEY

WERE CHRISTIAN.

KELLY'S GRANDFATHER

MADE AN ARRANGEMENT WITH

THE FAMILY. ALBERT

MENCHAKA AND HIS WIFE

AGREED TO LET KELLY MOVE

INTO THE GARAGE APARTMENT

AND KELLY BROUGHT ALONG

HIS BAD HABITS.

WHEN I FIRST MET KELLY, I--

WE WERE DOING A BIBLE

STUDY IN OUR FRONT HOUSE. I

TOLD THE BIBLE STUDY FOLKS

THAT WE NEEDED TO PRAY FOR

KELLY THAT HE WAS EITHER

GOING TO GET SAVED OR HE

WAS GOING TO MOVE OUT

BECAUSE I WASN'T GOING TO

HAVE SOMEBODY LIVING IN

THE BACK LIKE THAT AND

THAT'S WHAT WE BEGAN TO

DO.

ALBERT AND HIS WIFE

YOLANDA BELIEVED GOD

WOULD INTERVENE.

THEN I'D BE GETTING HIGH

FOR A FEW DAYS AND NEXT

THING YOU KNOW I'D BE

HAVING THESE CRAZY

THOUGHTS, THESE CRAZY

DREAMS OF RAP--THE RAPTURE,

HEAVEN, HELL, AND I'M LIKE,

MAN, THIS IS JUST REALLY

MESSING MY FUN UP HERE.

THIS WENT ON FOR ABOUT

THREE WEEKS.

THEN, ON A THREE-DAY

METH BINGE, KELLY'S PATH

TOOK A DARK TURN. HE

BECAME HOMICIDAL BEHIND

THE WHEEL.

IF I COULD PUT ALL THE

ANGER IN MY WHOLE LIFE IN A

BOTTLE OR FOR ONE DAY, IT

WAS THAT DAY. I WAS SO FULL

OF ANGER. I'M DRIVING ON THE

FREEWAY AND SOME CAR OR

SOME PEOPLE PULLED UP

BESIDE ME AND THEY'RE

LAUGHING AT ME, I RAN THEM

OFF THE FREEWAY. IT JUST--

JUST RAN THEM OFF. JUST

RAGE. I'M THINKING I'M GOING

TO HURT SOMEONE TONIGHT.

FINALLY AFTER SEVERAL

HOURS AS THE DRUGS WORE

OFF, THE STRANGE THOUGHTS

SUBSIDED AND KELLY DROVE

HOME.

I START COMING DOWN OFF

THE DRUGS AND I'M COMING

DOWN AND THIS HEAVINESS IS

HITTING ME LIKE A TON OF

BRICKS. BUT WHEN I OPEN UP

THAT GARAGE WHERE I LIVED,

SOMETHING HIT ME, THE

MINUTE I WALKED IN THERE, I

FELL TO MY KNEES AND I BEGIN

TO CRY AND I FELT MY BODY

WAS TINGLING AND I DIDN'T

KNOW WHAT IT WAS BUT I

KNOW IT WAS THE HOLY SPIRIT

NOW AND I CRIED FOR TWO

HOURS SAYING GOD, I'M SO

SORRY, I CAN'T DO IT NO MORE,

I CAN'T LIVE LIKE THIS NO

MORE. BUT I DIDN'T KNOW

WHAT I WAS SAYING, I DIDN'T

KNOW WHAT I WAS DOING. I

KNEW JESUS, I HEARD THAT

NAME, I KNEW GOD AND I WAS

JUST BEGGING CRYING OUT FOR

HIM.

KELLY IMMEDIATELY TOLD

ALBERT WHAT HAPPENED.

HE OPENED UP THE DOOR

AND HE SAID, HEY, YEAH,

WHAT'S UP, KELLY? AND I GO

DUDE, SOMETHING JUST

HAPPENED TO ME. I--I THINK I

JUST GAVE MY LIFE TO JESUS.

WE--WE KNEW THE POWER

OF PRAYER. WHAT CAN I SAY?

AND GOD DID THE REST.

THE NEXT DAY, KELLY WENT

TO CHURCH WITH ALBERT'S

FAMILY. THE POWER OF GOD

SET KELLY FREE FROM HIS

ADDICTIONS.

I NEVER GOT HIGH ONE DAY

IN MY LIFE AFTER THAT DAY IN

THAT GARAGE. NEVER

SMOKED, NEVER DRANK,

NOTHING. AND I DIDN'T EVEN

WANT IT.

KELLY SAYS GOD HEALED

HIM FROM AN INCURABLE

DISEASE.

I HAD HEPATITIS. YOU

KNOW, THAT DON'T LEAVE

YOU. AND THEY PRAYED WITH

ME AND I GOT HEALED. THE

DOCTOR SAID IT WAS A

MIRACLE.

GOD BROUGHT DELIVERANCE BECAE

THAT'S

WHO HE IS. HE'S THE GREAT

DELIVERER AND HE BROUGHT

DELIVERANCE INTO KELLY'S

LIFE. WHAT I'VE SEEN GOD DO

IN HIM, YOU KNOW, GOD CAN

DO IN OTHER PEOPLE.

LITTLE DID I KNOW THAT

GOD HAD A DESTINY FOR MY

LIFE TO BE A PASTOR AND NOW

PREACHING ALL OVER THE

WORLD.

KELLY AND HIS WIFE,

ESTHER, LEAD THE

CONGREGATION AT PRAISE

CHAPEL CHRISTIAN

FELLOWSHIP IN KANSAS CITY

KANSAS. THEY SHARE THE

ETERNAL HOPE FOUND IN JESUS

CHRIST.

GOD KNEW 20 YEARS AGO

WHO HE WAS GOING TO PUT

TOGETHER AND LITTLE DID I

KNOW THAT THIS WAS GOING

TO BE THE OUTCOME OF JUST

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE

COMING TO CHRIST.

JESUS CAME TO REACH THE

WORST. AND HE WANTS TO USE

IMPERFECT PEOPLE, THE WEAK

PEOPLE HE MAKES STRONG. I

WAS JUST A PUNK ROCKER IN A

GARAGE THAT GOT SAVED

THAT EVERYONE GAVE UP ON

AND I GAVE UP ON MYSELF. I

DON'T DESERVE TO BE HERE.

GOD IS A GOD OF GRACE AND

MERCY, SOMETIMES I LOOK UP

AND I SAY GOD, YOU'RE USING

ME. DO YOU REMEMBER WHO I

WAS? AND HE SAYS, NO, I

DON'T. I'VE FORGIVEN ALL

THAT.

WOW. COCAINE, PCP, AND

ACID. AND I LOVE WHAT KELLY

SAID AS WELL. HE SAID I--I

COLORED AND DYED MY HAIR

MORE THAN WOMEN DO. I

MEAN, YOU TALK ABOUT

PURPLE, BLUE, PINK, AND

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT HE

HAD IN HIS HAIR AND I ALWAYS

WANTED TO KNOW WHAT WAS

GOING ON IN THE HEART OF

THAT--THAT PUNK ROCKER.

BUT, UH, NOW WE SEE. AND,

UH, IT'S INTERESTING THAT

WHAT GOD DID IN HIS LIFE, IT

WAS THROUGH YOLANDA AND

IT WAS THROUGH THE VERY

PRAYERS OF ALBERT THAT

CHANGED KELLY. BECAUSE

THEY STARTED PRAYING. THEY

SAID THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE.

WE'RE NOT GIVING UP OUR

HOUSE. WE ARE GOING TO

PRAY FOR REVIVAL AND THIS

YOUNG MAN IS GOING TO

EITHER GET SAVED OR HE'S

GOING TO GET OUT. AND YOU

KNOW WHAT? THAT REMINDED

ME OF HOW GOD ALSO

OPERATED IN THE NEW

TESTAMENT IN THE FIRST

CENTURY CHURCH. THE BIBLE

SAYS IN ACTS CHAPTER 10 AND

THERE WAS PETER, THE BIG

FISHERMAN. DO YOU

REMEMBER HE WAS THE HEAD

BUTTER? THE ONE THAT HAD

FOOT/MOUTH DISEASE BECAUSE

HE'D TAKE ONE FOOT OUT AND

PUT ONE FOOT BACK IN? I

MEAN, THIS PETER SAID I CAN'T

GO INTO A HOUSE OF A

GENTILE. HE FORGOT THAT HE

USED TO EAT HOT LINKS AND

CHITLINS HIMSELF. BUT NOW

HE'S TOLD DON'T CALL

ANYTHING UNCLEAN THAT GOD

HAS CALLED UNCLEAN. SOME

OF YOU ARE NOT GOING TO GET

THAT SOUTHERN, UH,

COLLOQUIALISM, BUT THIS IS

WHAT IT SAYS IN VERSE 15, AND

A VOICE SPOKE TO HIM AGAIN

SAYING THE SECOND TIME

WHAT GOD HAS CALLED CLEAN,

YOU MUST NOT CALL COMMON.

THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED TO

KELLY IN HIS LIFE AND NOW

HE'S A PASTOR, HE'S

WONDERFULLY SAVED AND

MULTITUDES OF PUNK

ROCKERS ARE GETTING SAVED

AS WELL BY GOD TURNING THIS

ONE MAN'S LIFE AROUND.

WOW, GO GOD.

YOU KNOW, THERE'S

SOMEBODY RIGHT NOW AND

YOU KNOW THAT YOU HAVE

MARCHED TO THE BEAT OF A

DIFFERENT DRUMMER AND

THERE HAVE BEEN PEOPLE

THAT HAVE CALLED YOU OUT

ON SOME OF THE MISTAKES

THAT YOU'VE BEEN MAKING.

AND PERHAPS YOU'VE--YOU

KNOW, YOU HAVE YOURSELF

GOTTEN INTO DRUGS AND

DRINKING AND IT HAS

BROUGHT SOME REAL

CONSEQUENCES INTO YOUR

LIFE. BUT THERE IS SOMEONE

WHO HAS BEEN PRAYING FOR

YOU AND YOU KNOW THAT

THEY HAVE SPOKEN TO YOU

ABOUT YOUR DESTINY AND

YOU WERE--WERE FORMED IN

YOUR MOTHER'S WOMB

BECAUSE YOU ARE BORN FOR

GREAT PURPOSE. THE ENEMY

HAS COME IN, HE HAS TRIED TO

ROB AND TO STEAL FROM YOU

AND TODAY IS THE DAY. YOU

FEEL YOUR HEART BEATING

RIGHT NOW IN YOUR LIVING

ROOM, THIS IS GOD'S CALL TO

YOU, IT DOESN'T HAVE TO GO

DOWN A DISASTROUS ROAD,

GOD CALLS YOU TODAY TO

PURSUE YOUR DESTINY. HE--

YOU WERE BORN FOR GREAT

PURPOSE AND THIS IS YOUR

DAY.

AMEN. THIS IS WHAT IT

SAYS, EPHESIANS 2:8 AND 9.

AND IT SAYS IT'S BY GRACE

THAT YOU'RE SAVED.

YES.

NOT HOW HARD YOU WORK

OR HOW MUCH YOU DO THAT

NO ONE CAN BOAST, IT'S A FREE

GIFT OF GOD. IF YOU'LL JUST

ACCEPT IT TODAY, GOD IS

GOING TO COME INTO YOUR

LIFE. HE'S GOING TO DO WHAT

HE DID WITH KELLY. COME ON,

LET'S PRAY. LET'S DO SOME

BUSINESS WITH GOD. OPEN UP

YOUR HEART. SAY JESUS, I'M

TIRED OF THIS LIFE. I'M TIRED

OF THESE DRUGS. NO LONGER, I

WANT OUT. I CONFESS MY SIN, I

TURN FROM THEM AND I TURN

TO YOU. MAKE ME THE PERSON

YOU WANT ME TO BE.

YES, JESUS.

I GIVE YOU MY PERSONAL

PERMISSION FOR YOUR

HEAVENLY INTERVENTION. IN

JESUS' NAME. NOW FATHER, I

PRAY FOR THE POWER OF THE

HOLY GHOST (FOREIGN WORD)

FATHER, IN THE NAME OF JESUS

TO COME UPON THAT PERSON

AND WHERE DRUGS AND

WHERE EVEN VIOLENCE HAS

BEEN IN THEIR LIFE, I PRAY FOR

THE BAPTISM OF YOUR SPIRIT

AND THE POWER TO MOVE NOW

IN JESUS' NAME. AMEN.

AMEN. IF YOU JUST PRAYED

THAT PRAYER WITH BRIAN,

WOULD YOU CALL US RIGHT

NOW? 1-855-759-0700 PRAYER

PARTNERS ARE STANDING BY.

THIS IS A GOOD DAY FOR

YOU.

TOO OFTEN WE CARRY

BAGGAGE FROM OUR PAST.

YOU KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE. IT

AFFECTS EVERYTHING AND

EVERYONE IN OUR LIVES. IT'S

ALWAYS THERE WEIGHING US

DOWN AND KEEPING US FROM

ACHIEVING TRUE HAPPINESS.

BUT DO YOU KNOW GOD NEVER

MEANT FOR US TO BE TRAPPED

IN THE PAST? YOU CAN BE FREE

OF YOUR BAGGAGE. LEARN

HOW GOD'S FORGIVENESS

LEADS TO CHANGED LIVES AND

NEW BEGINNINGS. CALL THE

700 CLUB.

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GOD IS NOT SURPRISED

TODAY BY YOUR LIFE. HE IS

NOT SHOCKED AND MORTIFIED

BY WHAT YOU'VE DONE. HE

KNEW WHAT YOU WOULD DO

BEFORE YOU DID IT. AND HE

HAS ALREADY DETERMINED IN

HIS HEART TO FORGIVE YOU

WHEN YOU REPENT BECAUSE

OF WHAT JESUS DID AS YOUR

ADVOCATE ON THE CROSS.

CONSIDER THE STORY OF PETER

WHEN HE DENIED KNOWING

WHO JESUS WAS JUST BEFORE

HE WAS CRUCIFIED. IN

MATTHEW 26 IT TELLS OF HOW

JESUS KNEW IN ADVANCE THAT

HIS DISCIPLES AND

SPECIFICALLY PETER WOULD

BETRAY HIM. IN VERSE 31, IT

SAYS JESUS TOLD THEM THIS

VERY NIGHT YOU WILL FALL

AWAY ON ACCOUNT OF ME FOR

IT IS WRITTEN I WILL STRIKE

THE SHEPHERD AND THE SHEEP

ARE GOING TO SCATTER. IN

VERSE 33, INDIGNANTLY PETER

REPLIES, EVEN IF ALL FALL

AWAY ON ACCOUNT OF YOU, I

NEVER WILL. BUT JESUS KNEW

HOW PETER WOULD FAIL. AND

HE SAID TO HIM, "TRULY I TELL

YOU THIS VERY NIGHT BEFORE

THE ROOSTER CROWS, YOU'RE

GOING TO DISOWN ME THREE

TIMES." THE DISCIPLES HAD NO

IDEA THAT WITH--WITHIN A

FEW HOURS OF JESUS SPEAKING

THIS, HE WOULD BE ARRESTED

AND THAT FATAL NIGHT

WOULD BEGIN ITS DESTINED

END. AS JESUS WAS LED AWAY

BY THE GUARDS, PETER FOUND

HIMSELF ALONE AND

FRIGHTENED BY ALL THAT WAS

HAPPENING. AND AS THE

EVENING WORE ON, PEOPLE

BEGAN TO RECOGNIZE HIM AS

THE ONE WHO WAS ALWAYS

WITH JESUS. BY THE TIME THE

THIRD PERSON SAID TO PETER

AND ACCUSED HIM, "YOU'RE

ONE OF JESUS' FOLLOWERS."

PETER SAID, "I AM NOT." AND

HE BEGAN TO CALL DOWN

CURSES AND HE SWORE AT

THEM. "I DON'T KNOW THAT

MAN." IMMEDIATELY, A

ROOSTER CROWED AND PETER

REMEMBERED THE WORDS

THAT JESUS HAD SPOKEN.

"BEFORE THE ROOSTER CROWS,

YOU WILL DISOWN ME THREE

TIMES." HE WENT OUTSIDE AND

HE WENT BITTERLY. CONSIDER

ALSO THE SAMARITAN WOMAN

AT THE WELL WHOM JESUS

ENGAGED IN CONVERSATION.

THIS WAS A WOMAN WELL-

KNOWN TO THE TOWN FOR

HAVING LIVED A WAY WARD

LIFE. IN JOHN 4 IT TELLS THE

STORY OF JESUS MEETING HER

AND ASKING FOR A CUP OF

WATER AND OFFERING HER THE

KIND OF WATER WHERE SHE

WOULD NEVER THIRST AGAIN.

SHE WANTED THAT FOR HER

LIFE BUT SHE KNEW, SHE KNEW

WHO SHE WAS. HE TOLD HER,

"GO, CALL YOUR HUSBAND AND

COME BACK." "I HAVE NO

HUSBAND." SHE REPLIED. AND

JESUS SAID TO HER, "YOU ARE

RIGHT. WHEN YOU SAY YOU

HAVE NO HUSBAND. THE FACT

IS THAT YOU HAVE HAD FIVE

HUSBAND'S AND THE MAN

THAT YOU NOW HAVE IS NOT

YOUR HUSBAND." HE THEN

REVEALED TO HER HIS TRUE

IDENTITY, THAT HE WAS THE

MESSIAH. LEAVING HER WATER

JAR, THE WOMAN WENT BACK

TO THE TOWN AND SHE SAID TO

THE PEOPLE, SHE BECAME LIKE

AN EVANGELIST, "COME AND

SEE A MAN WHO TOLD ME

EVERYTHING I EVER DID.

COULD THIS BE THE MESSIAH?"

OUR LIVES ARE NEVER A

SURPRISE TO HIM. MANY OF

THE SAMARITANS FROM THE

TOWN BELIEVED IN HIM

BECAUSE OF THE WOMAN'S

TESTIMONY. HE TOLD ME

EVERYTHING I EVER DID. HE

KNOWS WHO I AM AND YET HE

REACHED OUT TO ME AND

LOVED ME. TODAY GOD KNOWS

EVERYTHING YOU'VE EVER

DONE. JESUS SPECIFICALLY

CHOSE PEOPLE WHO SHOW AN

EXTREME ABILITY TO FAIL AND

MISS THE MARK. HE KNEW

BEFOREHAND THAT YOU WERE

IMPERFECT AND IN NEED OF A

SAVIOR AND IT'S NO DIFFERENT

FOR ANY ONE OF US. COME TO

HIM JUST AS YOU ARE. YOU'RE

ACCEPTED, LOVED, AND

EMBRACED BY GOD. AND

NOTHING YOU'VE EVER DONE IS

A SURPRISE TO HIM.

AMEN. EVERYBODY LOVES A

COMEBACK. YOU KNOW, IT

SAYS IN LUKE'S GOSPEL IN THE

22ND CHAPTER IN THE 32ND

VERSE THAT JESUS SAID,

"SATAN HAS DESIRE TO SIFT

YOU BUT I PRAYED FOR YOU."

AND I BELIEVE HE PRAYED FOR

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AND LAURA-LYNN FINDS OUT

WHAT YOU BELIEVE CANADA.

I'VE LIVED IN VANCOUVER

FOR 56 YEARS, ALL MY LIFE.

56 YEARS? ALL YOUR LIFE?

YEAH. THAT'S TRUE.

WHAT I WORRY ABOUT ALL

THE ADDICTION AND THE

CRIME AND THE WAY THAT

VANCOUVER HAS CHANGED?

OH, IT'S--WELL, DOWN HERE

IT USED TO BE ALCOHOL,

REMEMBER?

YEAH, YEAH.

USED TO BE? IT'S NOT

ALCOHOL ANYMORE?

NO. IT'S ALL CRACK

COCAINE AND HEROIN AND, UH.

YEAH.

METHAMPHETAMINE.

EVERYTHING.

YEAH, IT USED TO BE

ALCOHOL. THE GUYS WOULD

SIT AROUND IN PIGEON PARK

AND THEY WOULD DRINK AND

THEY WOULDN'T BOTHER

ANYBODY.

SO WOULD YOU SAY YOU'VE

SEEN DETERIORATION IN

SOCIETY?

OH, WELL, YEAH. A

HUNDRED--HUNDRED FOLD.

WHY DO YOU THINK THIS

HAS HAPPENED?

THE AVAILABILITY OF

DRUGS.

MMM.

THERE'S SO MUCH OF IT

AROUND. IN THE OLD DAYS,

DRUGS WERE HARD TO GET.

HARD DRUGS THAT WERE HARD

TO COME BY IN VANCOUVER.

UM-HUM.

I'VE DONE THEM MYSELF

BACK IN THE DAY.

HOW DID YOU BE FREE? DID

YOU--YOU SAW ADDICTION IN

YOUR LIFE THEN?

YEAH, YEAH. I--

HOW DID YOU GET OVER IT?

I'M AN ALCOHOLIC IN

RECOVERY MYSELF.

UM-HUM. UM-HUM.

AND THAT'S HOW BY, YOU

KNOW, THE 12-STEP.

SO GOD HAS PROBABLY

PLAYED A FOUNDATIONAL

ROLE IN THAT?

OH YEAH, YEAH. YEAH. I

HAVE A HIGHER POWER IN MY

LIFE AND--BUT YEAH. I'VE SEEN

IT CHANGE DOWN HERE FROM

LIKE I SAY, FROM ALCOHOL TO

HARD DRUGS. AND IT'S, UH, IT'S

JUST CRAZY HOW--HOW

DISPLAYED--AND PEOPLE ARE--

ARE MEAN NOW. THEY

WEREN'T LIKE THAT BEFORE.

THEY'RE MEAN NOW?

YEAH. I'VE SEEN PEOPLE,

YOU KNOW, GET STABBED

DOWN HERE AND THE FIGHTS

AND STUFF LIKE THAT. WILL

BUT IT'S (INAUDIBLE)

SORT OF A DIFFERENT

WORLD.

YEAH. YEAH. AND IT SEEMS

TO BE YOUNG--YOUNG PEOPLE.

I WONDER IF, UH, WHAT YOU

FOUND, THE HIGHER POWER. IF,

UH, THAT'S A SOLUTION THAT

IS BEING OVERLOOKED IN

THESE STREETS?

YEAH, WELL A LOT OF

PEOPLE DON'T--DON'T WANT IT,

RIGHT? THEY DON'T WANT TO

GIVE UP WHAT THEY'RE DOING.

WHY? THEY DON'T WANT TO

GIVE IT UP?

WELL, PEOPLE LIKE TO GET

HIGH. THE HUMAN BODY LIKES

TO--TO FEELINGS OF FREEDOM

OF THE--THE FEELING YOU GET

FROM DRUGS, RIGHT?

UM-HUM. I HEARD AN

ADDICT WHO WAS, UH, SET

FREE FROM HEROIN WHO WAS

DOWN HERE ON THESE STREETS

AND HIS FAVORITE THING TO

SAY TO ME WAS THERE AIN'T

NO HIGH LIKE THE MOST HIGH.

THERE YOU GO.

YOU KNOW?

I WAS A HEROIN ADDICT

TOO.

YOU WERE?

OH YEAH.

HOW DID YOU GET FREE?

WAS IT GOD THAT DIVINELY--

SAME--SAME 12 STEPS, YEAH.

YEAH? HE INTERVENED IN

YOUR LIFE THEN.

YEAH.

ARE YOU A CHANGED MAN?

OH YEAH, FOR SURE.

YOU PRAY EVERY DAY?

EVERY DAY I PRAY AND, UM.

HE HELPS YOU?

YOU KNOW, MEDITATE AND

THERE'S, UH, A FEW THINGS TO

DO IT. AND YOU GO TO

MEETINGS AND THINGS LIKE

THAT.

YES.

AND JUST HANG AROUND

PEOPLE THAT ARE--ARE CLEAN

AND SOBER.

UM-HUM. WELL, THANK

YOU.

THAT'S THE TRICK. YEAH.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU. I HOPE THESE

STREETS GET BETTER.

YEAH. OH, OH I DO TOO:

I SURE APPRECIATE YOUR

TIME TODAY.

FOR SURE. YES.

YEAH. APPRECIATE.

YOU KNOW, UH, WE KNOW

THAT MANY OF YOU OUT THERE

FOLLOW THE 12-STEP PROGRAM

AND THAT, OF COURSE, WAS

WRITTEN BY BILL W. AND SOME

OF YOU, UH, MAY NOT KNOW

THAT HISTORY WAS KIND OF

REWRITTEN AS TIME WENT ON,

IT BECAME THE HIGHER POWER.

WHEN BILL W. FIRST WROTE HIS

CURRICULUM FOR RECOVERY

FROM ALCOHOL, HE--HIS

RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS

CHRIST IS WHAT HAD CHANGED

HIS LIFE. HIS HIGHER POWER

WAS JESUS CHRIST. IN THIS

DAY AND AGE WHEN YOU

ATTEND THOSE MEETINGS,

THEY TALK ABOUT THE HIGHER

POWER, BUT BILL W., THE--THE

VERY MAN WHO, YOU KNOW,

PENNED ALL OF THE, UM, YOU

KNOW, THE MANY DIFFERENT,

UH, SOLUTIONS, YOU KNOW, IN

WHICH TO RECOVER FROM

ALCOHOL ACTUALLY, UH,

PROCLAIMED THAT JESUS WAS

THE ONE WHO HAD CHANGED

HIS LIFE.

AMEN. YOU KNOW THE

THING THAT I ENJOYED MOST

ABOUT THIS LAURA-LYNN WAS

THE--THE FACT THAT IT USED

TO BE ALCOHOL. NOW IT'S

BECOME DRUGS AND CRACK

COCAINE.

YES. METHAMPHETAMINES.

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