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The 700 Club - July 22, 2013

Author Rebekah Lyons shares her story of victory over the struggles women face as they try to live lives of meaning. Plus, a drug dealer faces the music for his crimes and calls out to Jesus behind bars. Read Transcript


I NEEDED TO BE THE ULTIMATE

HUSTLER.

HE ALMOST MADE IT UNTIL HE

GOT BUSTED.

YOUR FACE IS ON THE TV

SCREEN.

FOR A CRIME HE DIDN'T COMMIT.

NEW EVERYTHING, GONE, GONE,

GONE.

THIS IS NOT FREEDOM OF

EXPRESSION.

SUED FOR TELLING THE TRUTH.

YOU DON'T TAKE PEOPLE TO

COURT FOR THAT.

FIND OUT WHY, LATER.

PAT: WELCOME TO THIS EDITION

OF "700 CLUB." I AM HERE WITH MY

CHARMING CO-HOST, TERRY, HOW ARE

YOU?

TERRY: GREAT.

PAT: WE HAD A MEETING OF OUR

BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

TERRY: GREAT WEATHER.

PAT: BEAUTIFUL WEATHER, SO

COOL IN THE MOUNTAINS OF WEST

VIRGINIA.

I LEFT, 71°.

TERRY: OH MY WORD.

BECAUSE IT HAS BEEN SWELTERING

DOWN HERE.

PAT: IN ANY EVENT, PLEASE

COME.

TERRY: OKAY.

[LAUGHTER].

TERRY: LADIES AND GENTLEMEN

IT IS NOT TOO PLEASANT IN

MOTOWN, ONE OF MANY CITIES,

UNFUNDED PENSIONS AND

LIABILITIES IS ESTIMATED TO BE

1.4 TRILLION DOLLARS.

HOW DID THEY GET THAT WAY?

PUBLIC SERVICE UNIONS COMMANDED

BIGGER AND BIG AND BIGGER AND

BIGGER PENSIONS, DETROIT HAS TO

CUT POLICE, THEY HAVE TO CUT

SERVICES PICKING UP GARBAGES.

CRIME GETS WORSE AND EVERYTHING

GETS WORSE.

THEY HAVE NOW DECIDED MAYBE WE

CAN FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY.

OTHER MAJOR CITIES IN AMERICA

TRYING TO DO THE SAME THING.

A CITY ISN'T LIKE A CORPORATION.

TERRY: A STATE JUDGE BLOCKED

DETROIT'S BANKRUPTCY AND THE

OTHER CITIES ARE TRYING TO

HANDLE THEIR MESS OF DEBTS.

CHARLENE ISRAEL HAS THE STORY.

REPORTER: WHEN A CITY LIKE

DETROIT FAILS, IT DOESN'T

HAPPENED OVERNIGHT.

UNFUNDED OBLIGATIONS,

BORROWINGS, ADDICTION TO DEBT,

EVEN A LEVEL OF CORRUPTION FROM

2002-2008 HAVE CREATED THIS

PROBLEM.

REPORTER: EMERGENCY MANAGER

KEVIN ORR WAS HIRED BACK IN

MARCH.

HE WARNED BANKRUPTCY WAS A

50/50% CHANCE.

WE HAVE 18-19 BILLION DOLLARS

IN DEBT AND NO FUNDING

MECHANISM.

REPORTER: PUBLIC PENSIONS ARE

ONE OF THE CITY'S MAJOR

PROBLEMS.

DETROIT HAS 18,000 RETIRED

PUBLIC WORKERS STILL OWED.

FUNDING FOR THAT PROGRAM IS

UNDER BY 3.5 BILLION DOLLARS.

GOVERNOR RICK SNYDER SAYS

RETIREE PENSIONS HAVE HAMPERED

STATE AND CITY BUDGET.

NOW IT IS TIME FOR PUBLIC

WORKERS TO PAY MORE OF THEIR

HEALTH CARE COSTS.

TURNS OUT DETROIT IS JUST THE

TIP OF THE ICEBURG.

A SURVEY SHOWS 61 MAJOR CITIES

ACROSS THE NATION ARE IN SIMILAR

CIRCUMSTANCES.

DETROIT FREE PRESS POINTS OUT

THEY SHARE A 217 BILLION DOLLAR

SHORT FALL FROM UNFUNDED PENSION

AND HEALTH CARE LIABILITIES.

IT IS NOT CLEAR IF THEY WILL

TAKE THE SAME STEP.

DAVE BING HOPES THEIR BANKRUPTCY

FILING WILL BE A NEW START.

DETROIT IS AN ICONIC CITY

WORLDWIDE.

PEOPLE WILL FIGHT FOR THIS.

WE WILL COME BACK.

REPORTER: MAYOR DOESN'T

EXPECT MUCH HELP FROM THE

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

BING AND SNIDER SAYS DETROIT

CREATED THEIR MONEY PROBLEMS AND

UP TO THEM TO FIND A WAY OUT.

I HAVE GREAT SUPPORT FROM

THIS ADMINISTRATION AND A LOT OF

THE DIFFERENT DEPARTMENTS WILL

BE THE ADMINISTRATION.

THEY HAVE BEEN HELPFUL.

NOW WE HAVE DOWN OUR BANKRUPTCY

FILING.

WE HAVE TO TAKE A STEP BACK TO

SEE WHAT IS NEXT.

REPORTER: CHARLENE ISRAEL,

CBN NEWS.

PAT: SEVERAL YEARS AGO A VERY

GOOD FRIEND WAS AN OFFICIAL IN

THE STEELWORKER'S UNION.

HE THOUGHT THE PRIVATE SECTOR

UNIONS WERE FINE AND SAID WHEN

YOU WORK FOR THE GOVERNMENT, YOU

ARE A PUBLIC SERVANT.

EXCUSE ME.

RESULT, YOU HAVE AN OBLIGATION.

YOU SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU

HAVE A UNION.

THE UNION HAS ENOUGH VOTES AND

CLOUT TO GET WHATEVER THEY WANT.

IF THEY DON'T GET ENOUGH, THEY

WANT MORE AND MORE AND MORE.

SOONER OR LATER IT IS UN/SUS

STAINABLE.

EVERYBODY WANTS HIS PIECE OF THE

ACTION AND CALLED SELFISHNESS

AND GREED.

THE PEOPLE OF DETROIT HAVE TO

SAY NO MORE.

ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY, WE HAVE

PENSIONS.

PEOPLE ARE GETTING ENORMOUS

PENSIONS, GARBAGE COLLECTORS

GETTING PENSION OF $160,000 A

YEAR.

INSANE SOME OF THE MONEY BEING

SPENT.

CITIES CAN'T AFFORD IT.

THESE PEOPLE PASS BEYOND THE

WORKING STAGE, THEY ARE NOT

WORKING, SOMEBODY ELSE HAS TO

TAKE THEIR PLACE.

THEY ARE RETIRED AND DRAWING

THESE ENORMOUS PENSIONS.

THE CITIES CAN'T AFFORD IT.

THAT IS WHAT HAPPENED WHEN

EMPLOYEE UNIONS TAKE CONTROL OF

CITIES.

THEY ARE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.

MY FRIEND IN THE STEELWORKER'S

UNION SAID WE SHOULDN'T HAVE

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYEE UNIONS.

LET'S SEE WHAT HAPPENS TO

DETROIT.

LEE WEB HAS MORE FROM THE CBN

NEWS ROOM.

REPORTER:

PATHOUSANDS MAY HAVE

DIED BECAUSE OF BRITISH HEALTH

CARE.

JOHN WAAGE REPORTS, THE REPORT

ADDS MORE FUEL TO THAT FIRE.

REPORTER: REPORT ACCUSES

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE OF POOR

CARE IN AT LEAST 13 HOSPITAL

TRUSTS AND MANY HAVE DIED.

I CAN'T REMEMBER THE GOOD

TIMES AT THE MINUTE.

SO, IT BREAKS MY HEART.

REPORTER: IT IS AN EMOTIONAL

TOPIC FOR REBECCA WHOSE MOTHER

HAD A BLOCKED BOWEL AND DIED AT

HOME.

NO NEED TO SUFFER LIKE THAT

BECAUSE OF A BLOCKED BOWEL.

FOOD AND FLUID, EVERYBODY NEEDS

TO SURVIVE.

REPORTER: THIS WOMAN

DESCRIBED THE CARE HER

GRANDFATHER RECEIVED.

GIVE HIM BASIC CARE AND

DIGNITY, HE DIDN'T GIVE THAT.

PUSHED IN THE BACK LIKE A

SUITCASE.

IT WAS LIKE HE WAS PART OF

THE FURNITURE, LITERALLY.

ALWAYS THERE.

NO ONE TOOK NOTICE.

CERTAINLY DIDN'T TAKE

ACCOUNTABILITY FOR HIS CARE.

REPORTER: THE CARE IS SO MUCH

A PART OF THE COUNTRY'S FABRIC,

IT WAS CELEBRATED WITH A

WORLDWIDE AUDIENCE IN THE

BILLIONS.

LATEST REPORTS OF BAD MANAGEMENT

AND POOR STAFFING MAKE IT A

POLITICAL HOT POTATO IN

PARLIAMENT.

IT IS NEVER ACCEPTABLE TO PUT

PRESSURE TO SUPPRESS BAD NEWS.

IN DOING SO THEY MAKE IT LESS

LIKELY POOR CARE WILL BE

TACKLED.

THE REPORT IS A HEADACHE FOR

THE PRIME MINISTER.

FRANKLY, WE DON'T SERVE OUR

NHS IF WE COVER UP WRONGDOINGS

AND PROBLEMS.

WE HAVE TO LOOK AT THE PROBLEMS

AND INSTANCES OF POOR LEVELS OF

CARE.

REPORTER: THE LATEST REPORT

REFLECTS BADLY ON THE /PWAOUR

BUREAUCRACY.

JOHN WAAGE, CBN NEWS.

REPORTER: THE PAIN AT THE

PUMP IS GETTING WORSE, AVERAGE

PRICE $3.67 UP $.12 IN THE PAST

WEEK.

UNREST IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND

DEMAND IS TO BLAME.

A SHORTAGE OF PIPELINE MEANS IT

IS TOO EXPENSIVE TO MOVE THE OIL

IN THE U.S. EXCAVATING PROCESS

KNOWN AS FRACKING DOES NOT HURT

THE ENVIRONMENT.

FRACKING GETS NATURAL GAS FROM

DEEP UNDERGROUND.

ENVIRONMENTALIST SAY IT IS

DANGEROUS TO DRINKING WATER.

THE TOXIC CHEMICALS USED TO GET

THE GAS OUT OF THE GROUND IS A

FULL MILE BELOW THE DRINKING

WATER SUPPLY.

PAT, STUDY WAS CONDUCTED FOR A

YEAR NEAR PITTSBURGH.

PAT: IT IS AMAZING THE ADS,

PEOPLE GETTING WATER AND GAS

COMES OUT AND CATCHES FIRE.

THEY ARE JUST FANATICS.

MR. OLAND IN FRANCE SAYS WE ARE

NOT DOING FRACKING HERE.

WE MAY NEED OIL BECAUSE WE DON'T

LIKE THE ENVIRONMENTAL FALLOUT.

SO FAR THERE IS NONE.

THEY ARE TALKING IT BRINGING ON

EARTHQUAKES AND NATURAL /TKEUZ

/TKEUZ ASTERS.

THAT IS NON SENSE.

IT WOULD BE A GREAT BLESSING IF

THIS NATURAL GAS AND OIL IS

BROUGHT FORTH, LEE?

REPORTER: PAT, AT LEAST 75

PEOPLE DEAD AFTER EARTHQUAKES IN

CHINA.

6.6 EARTHQUAKE HIT NEAR DINZIN,

70 MILES WEST OF BEIJING MAKING

IT MUCH MORE DESTRUCTIVE.

ROCK AND MUD SLIDES ARE MAKING

IT DIFFICULT TO REACH RESCUES.

A 6.9 EARTHQUAKE HIT NEW

ZEALAND.

RESIDENTS OF A NEARBY TOWN

REPORTED MINOR DAMAGE TO HOMES

AND BUSINESSES.

SERIES OF QUAKES HIT CHRIST

CHURCH NEW ZEALAND IN 2011

KILLING MANY AND DESTROYING

BUILDINGS.

PAT: I WAS IN ISRAEL AT A

HOTEL AND FELT THIS BUMP BEHIND

MY BED.

I THOUGHT WHO IS BEATING ON THE

WALL BEHIND ME.

TERRY: I HAD THAT HAPPEN IN

L.A. SOMETHING THIS SIGNIFICANT

WOULD BE VERY UNNERVING.

PAT: OH HEAVENS, YES.

NORTH RIDGE EARTHQUAKE MY SON

TIM WAS IN.

THINGS WERE FALLING OFF THE

WALLS.

TERRY: THAT WAS DEADLY.

PAT: WE HAVE THIS RING OF

FIRE.

THERE IS A MAP ALL AROUND THE

PACIFIC RIM.

THESE TECTONIC PLATES MOVE.

EARTH IS A MOVABLE FEAST.

WHEN THEY RUB AGAINST EACH

OTHER, THEY LOCK AND WHEN THEY

RELEASE, THAT IS WHEN YOU HAVE

THE BIG BAD ONES.

THEY HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR THE

BIG WON IN LOS ANGELES FOR YEARS

AND YEAR.

IT HASN'T COME.

IF IT DOES, IT COULD BE A

PROBLEM.

IN ANY EVENT.

ALL WE CAN DO IS PRAY FOR THE

BEST.

WE LIVE IN A PLANET THAT HAS

THESE PLATES JOINED TOGETHER.

ONE BIG CONTINENT, THEN IT ALL

BROKE APART.

THESE PLATES SORT OF WANT TO

JOIN BACK TOGETHER.

TERRY: WHEN ONE MOVES IT

CAUSES OTHERS TO MOVE.

PAT: THE PACIFIC WEST COAST

ALL THE WAY UP THE COAST FROM

CHILE AND ALASKA AND BACK AROUND

INTO JAPAN.

THEN INDONESIA AND JAPAN, REAL

EARTHQUAKE CENTER.

IT IS TOUGH.

PEOPLE ARE DIGGING IN THE EARTH

AND ARCHAEOLOGIST HAVE FOUND

SOMETHING VERY INTERESTING, LEE

WILL TELL US.

REPORTER: YES, ISRAELI

ARCHAEOLOGIST BELIEVE THEY

DISCOVERED RUINS BELONGING TO

KING DAVID.

ARCHAEOLOGIST ARE FROM HEBREW

UNIVERSITY IN ISRAEL.

THEY BELIEVE IT IS THE FIRST

PALACE OF DAVID TO BE FOUND.

A LARGE FORTIFIED COMPLEX WEST

OF JERUSALEM.

IT IS A BEST EXAMPLE.

OTHERS SAY IT COULD HAVE BEEN

BUILT BY PHILISTINES OR

CANAANITES.

WE'LL KEEP YOU POSTED ON IT.

PROVIDING CALORIE INFORMATION AT

RESTAURANTS IS NOT HELPING

PEOPLE EAT BETTER.

A FINDING FROM A STUDY IN

PITTSBURGH.

RESEARCHERS WENT TO TWO

MCDONALDS IN NEW YORK CITY.

BOTH DISPLAYED CALORIE

INFORMATION AND HOW MUCH

CALORIES PEOPLE SHOULD EAT

EVERYDAY.

THEY WENT AHEAD WITH THEIR

NORMAL ORDERS.

IT MAY NOT BE REALITISTIC TO

EXPECT PEOPLE TO KEEP A CLOSE

COUNT ON HOW MANY CALORIES THEY

CONSUME.

RESTAURANTS SPENT A LOT OF MONEY

TO PLACE IT ON DISPLAY.

PAT: EVERYBODY IS DOING

STUDIES, MAKES YOU SICK.

SOME DOCTOR COMES OUT AND OUT

COMES A STUDY.

FIRST THEY TOLD US YOU NEED FISH

OIL, NEED TO BE OMEGA 3 FISH

OIL.

SOMEBODY COMES OUT AND SAYS BY

THE WAY IT WILL GIVE YOU

PROSTATE CANCER.

TERRY: YOU ARE SO JADED.

[LAUGHTER].

PAT: I AM SICK OF IT.

I WISH THEY WOULD MAKE UP THEIR

MIND.

TERRY: PROBLEM SOMEONE

CHOSEN TO GO INTO A FAST FOOD

RESTAURANT SHOULDN'T BE

INTERVIEWED.

PAT: IF YOU WANT TO LOSE

WEIGHT, COUPLE OF PILLS, GREEN

TEA EXTRACT DECAFFEINATED.

I TAKE THREE OF THEM.

THEN THERE IS SOMETHING CALLED

CL CARNITINE ALONG WITH

ALPHAPOIC.

IT CUTS YOUR APPETITE AND YOU

LOSE WEIGHT LIKE CRAZY.

IT IS SO EASY.

I SEE THE FOOD.

I GET SICK AT MY STOMACH.

TERRY: SOME PEOPLE LOVE

THEM.

WE HAVE DONE THE SHOW ON EXCITE

TOXICS.

THIS MAN LOVED PIES.

HE SAW THIS GUY, SMOKING A

CIGARETTE.

HE TOOK HIS CIGARETTE AND GROUND

IT OUT INTO A COCONUT CREAM PIE.

HE WASN'T INTERESTED IN SWEETS.

IN ANY EVENT.

OKAY.

WE HAVE BEAT UP ON THE HEALTH

INDUSTRY NOW.

AND THE UNITED STATES, I DON'T

KNOW WHO ELSE WE CAN TRASH.

WE'LL DO OUR BEST NOT TO.

WHAT DO YOU HAVE?

TERRY: SHOTS FOUND AROUND

THE MUSLIM WORLD, WHAT IF IT WAS

A HOAX.

NEVER BELIEVE THE EXTREMES TAKEN

TO PROTECT THIS STORY THAT IS

NEXT.

TUESDAY, A MAJOR

ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERY THAT

COULD REVEAL HOUSE OF THE

PROPHET ELISHA.

PLUS A TEACHER WHO WAS TONGUE

TIED.

IT WAS A CONSTANT DAILY PAIN

MINUTE BY MINUTE.

FIND OUT HOW SHE GOT HEALED.

ALSO A LIVE PERFORMANCE FROM

HOLLY TUCKER, TUESDAY ON "700

CLUB."

PAT: IN HISTORY, THERE WAS

SOMETHING CALLED PROTOCOL

ANCIENT ELDERS OF ZION.

IT WAS MADE TO SHOW A PLOT TO

DESTROY THE WORLD AND JEWS THAT

MADE -- OUT OF CHRISTIAN

CHILDREN.

IT GOES ON AND ON.

SEEMS LIKE EVERY TIME THEY CAN

TELL A LIE ABOUT ISRAEL, THEY DO

IT WITH GUSTO.

ESPECIALLY IN FRANCE.

THE FRENCH TV SHOWED SOMETHING,

ISRAELI SOLDIERS SHOT AND KILLED

IN THE GAZA STRIP.

IT DIDN'T HAPPEN.

IT WAS FALSE.

IT WAS A LIE JUST LIKE ELDERS OF

ZION ALL MADE UP LIES.

BATTLE ISN'T OVER ON THAT STORY.

DALE HURD BRINGS US HIS REPORT

FROM PARIS.

REPORTER: IN 2000 A

PALESTINIAN BOY WAS KILLED BY

ISRAELI SOLDIERS DURING A GUN

BATTLE IN THE GAZA STRIP.

INCIDENT SHOWN ON THE NIGHTLY

NEWS IN FRANCE ON CHANNEL FRANCE

2.

[ FOREIGN SPEAKING ]

REPORTER: VIDEO IGNITED RAGE

ACROSS THE MUSLIM WORLD.

IT BECAME A RECRUITING TOOL BY

AL-QAEDA AND USED TO JUSTIFY

BEHEADING OF JOURNALIST DANIEL

POOL.

THEY SAY THE ISRAELIS COULD NOT

HAVE KILLED THE BOY.

ANY BULLETS FIRED BY THE

ISRAELIS COULD HAVE ONLY

TRAVELED LIKE THIS.

TWO BULLETS CAME FROM THE

PALESTINIAN POSITION.

FURTHER THE BOY WAS SUPPOSEDLY

HIT BY THREE HIGH VELOCITY.

THERE WAS NO BLOOD ON THE BODIES

OR ON THE BODY BEHIND THEM.

WE SEE THE BOY AFTER HE IS

SUPPOSED TO BE DEAD PEEKING OUT

UNDER HIS ARMS.

PALESTINIANS ARE FAMOUS STAGING

DEATHS.

FELIPE CARSON TEE SAYS HE LIKE

THE OTHERS BELIEVE THE ALDURA

VIDEO AND THEN SAW THE EVIDENCE

IT WAS FAKE.

I WENT EVERYWHERE, PLEASE

CORRECT THE NEWS.

REPORTER: SO HE BEGAN A

PUBLIC CAMPAIGN TO SPREAD THE

WORD THE VIDEO WAS A HOAX.

HE WAS SUED BY FRANCE 2 BY

DEFAMATI

DEFAMATION.

AFTER YEARS OF COURT BATTLES.

HE FINALLY LOST.

WHY A TV NETWORK WOULD SUE A

VIEWER COMPLAINING A STORY

WASN'T TRUE.

IN A DEMOCRATIC COUNTRY,

CITIZENS WATCHED THE NEWS

REPORT, IT WAS VISIBLY FAKE AND

THEY SAID IT WAS A FAKE, YOU

DON'T TAKE PEOPLE TO COURT FOR

THAT.

WHAT THEY DID IS TOOK THREE

PEOPLE TO COURT THINKING THEY

HAD THREE SMALL FRIES.

GOT FOOLED BECAUSE FELIPE FOUGHT

BACK.

REPORTER: THE ALDURA AFFAIR

BECAME MUCH MORE.

HE IS NOW A RELIGIOUS AND

CULTURAL ICON IN THE WORLD.

HIS IMAGE ADORNS POSTAGE STAMPS

AND BECAME ANOTHER REASON TO

HATE AND KILL JEWS.

REPORTER: JEWS SAY IT HAS

BECOME A MODERN DAY BLOOD LIABLE

WHERE JEWS ARE ACCUSED OF

KILLING.

IT WAS REENFORCED.

RISHARD WAS NEVER ONCE ASKED

TO COME AND SPEAK ABOUT IT ON

FRENCH TV.

I AM FRENCH.

I WANT TO SEE FREEDOM OF

EXPRESSION, POSSIBILITY OF

EXPRESSING DIFFERENT VIEWS AND

NOT BLACKLIST /-DZ.

REPORTER: ISRAEL IS VIEWED AS

A BULLY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND

OPERATE LIKE A CLUB.

AFTER CARSON TEE WON, FRANCE

THREW OUT THE DECISION.

FRENCH ESTABLISHMENT DECIDED TO

CIRCLE THE WAGONS AND DEFEND

FRANCE AND THE REPORT.

A FRENCH CONSERVATIVE WRITES

FOR THE LONDON TELEGRAPH.

YOU DO NOT APOLOGIZE FOR A

MISTAKE.

THAT IS AN ADMISSION OF

WEAKNESS.

IT IS A QUESTION OF HONOR AND

NOT FACT.

REPORTER: DOES THE SYSTEM

WANT TO PROTECT FRANCE, TOO?

YES.

REPORTER: WHY?

FRENCH ARE A POOR

ESTABLISHMENT IN NATURE.

REPORTER: WHAT HAPPENED TO

ALDURA?

NOBODY HAS FOUND A 20

SOMETHING ON A BEACH IN GAZA.

HE HAD TO BE KILLED BY

PALESTINIAN FIRE.

FRANCE 2 CORRESPONDENT TOLD CBN

NEWS, MOHAMMED ALURA WAS KILLED

BY ISRAELI FIRE.

I CONDEMN THE WAY THEY USE MY

REPORT.

THE ATTORNEY FOR FRANCE 2 AND

REPORTER CHARLES ANDERLAN SAID

THEY ATTACKED HER CLIENT'S

HONOR.

SOME SAY AMOUNTS TO A BLOOD

LIABLE AGAINST ISRAEL AND JEWS

GIVING MUSLIMS ONE MORE REASON

TO KILL ISRAELIS AND AMERICANS.

FRENCH ESTABLISHMENT STILL HAVE

THEIR HONOR, DALE HURD, CBN

NEWS, PARIS.

PAT: I TELL YOU, FRANCE,

GLORY OF FRANCE, THE GREAT

EMPIRE OF LOUIS THE 18TH IS A

POSTSCRIPT OF HISTORY.

IF THEY DO DUMB THINGS WHICH

THEY DO REPEATEDLY, WHAT ARE YOU

GOING TO SAY?

ONE MORE OF THEIR FOLEY.

TERRY: SHOCKING REPORT,

REALLY.

PAT: FRANCE IS GOING DOWN THE

DRAIN.

WE USED A TERM LINGWA FRANKO,

TONGUE OF THE /PHROE MA /SEU,

NOW WHO CARES ABOUT FRENCH.

EVEN THOUGH I DID STUDY IT FOR

MANY YEARS.

TERRY: I KNOW YOU ARE --

[LAUGHTER].

UP NEXT, A HUSTLER WHO WOULD

CLIMB OVER HIS OWN GRANDMOTHER

FOR ANOTHER DOLLAR.

I DIDN'T CARE ABOUT

INDIVIDUALS, NO HOMEY, NOTHING.

I AM ABOUT TO GET PAID.

I AM GOING TO SACRIFICE MY WHOLE

LIFE.

IT PAID OFF TREMENDOUS LY.

TERRY: FIND OUT WHY GRANDMA

GOT THE LAST LAUGH AFTER THIS.

PAT: YOU WON'T BELIEVE THIS

GUY!

YOU KNOW, HE WAS A CON MAN, A

HUSTLER, FOR ALPHONZA MABRY

GOING TO PRISON WAS A NECESSARY

COST OF DOING BUSINESS UNTIL

MR. MABRY FACED 40 YEARS IN

PRISON AFTER BEING ACCUSED OF A

CRIME HE DIDN'T COMMIT.

HUSTLING IS MY LIFE, PERIOD,

I AM GOING TO DO IT UNTIL I DIE.

I AM NOT IN IT TO BE THE

GANGSTER OF THE YEAR.

I WANT TO GET PAID, PERIOD.

ALPHONZA MABRY WAS DRAWN TO

THE STREETS AS A YOUNG BOY

DESPITE EFFORTS OF HIS

GRANDMOTHER.

SHE DRESSED ME UP.

WEDNESDAY WAS PRAYER MEETING.

SHE TRIED TO KEEP ME PLUGGED IN.

WHEN HIS DRUG DEALING UNCLE

STARTED GIVING HIM /PHOPB, HE

WAS HOOKED.

NICE CAR, CHAINS ON.

PAGERS AND EVERYTHING LIKE THAT.

HE AIN'T STRUGGLING.

FOR HIM TO GIVE ME 50 /TKHR-RS

AT 10 YEARS OLD?

HOW DO YOU DO THAT?

THE MONEY CAME FROM SELLING

DRUGS, HE WANTED IN.

BY THE AGE OF 14 HE WAS SELLING

MARIJUANA.

MONEY WAS A NECESSITY.

IT BUILT MY CONFIDENCE UP.

YOU CAN'T TELL ME NOTHING.

I GOT MORE MONEY THAN YOU GOT.

THROUGH HIS TEENS HE SPENT

TIME IN AND OUT OF PRISON FOR

ROBBERY AND PAROLE VIOLATIONS.

I WAS ON THE EDGE OF PRISON.

I CAN'T BE SCARED OF NO JAIL

TIME.

WHEN THAT TIME CAME UP FOR ME TO

DO PRISON TIME IT IS PART OF THE

GAME.

ALPHONZA MABRY SAID PRISON

MADE HIM A BETTER CRIMINAL.

IN HIS EARLY 20S, HE DECIDED TO

TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL AND

SELL CRACK.

MY ANGER AND EVERYTHING WAS

COMBINED.

MONEY WAS ON MY MINE.

I WENT AND GOT IT HARD.

I AM ABOUT TO GET PAID.

I AM GOING TO SACRIFICE MY WHOLE

LIFE.

THIS IS WHAT I FEEL LIKE I GOTS

TO DO.

IT PAID OFF TREMENDOUSLY.

HE SAID IT WAS MAKING 1300

DOLLARS A DAY SELLING MARIJUANA

AND COCAINE.

WHEN A RIVAL WAS SHOT, HE WAS

THE PRIME SUSPECT.

WHEN AN INDIVIDUAL SHOT, NOW

EVERYBODY POINTING FINGERS AT

YOU.

ALL THE SUDDEN YOUR PHASE WAS ON

THE TV SCREEN, ALPHONZA MABRY

WANTED FOR PRE-MEDITATED FIRST

DEGREE MURDER.

EVERYTHING GONE!

GONE.

GONE.

HE WAS ARRESTED AND SPENT TWO

AND A HALF YEARS IN PRISON

AWAITING TRIAL.

IN DESPERATION HE CALLED HIS

GRANDMOTHER.

SHE TOLD HIM TO CALL ON JESUS.

SHE SAID READ PSALMS 91,

PSALMS 23.

AND 112.

THAT IS WHAT THE LORD TOLD ME TO

TELL YOU TO READ.

YOU TELL HIM, SON.

YOU TELL HIM YOU WANT TO REPENT,

GO DO IT.

AIN'T NOBODY TRYING TO HEAR

THAT.

CLICK.

HUNG UP THE PHONE.

SHE GOT THE NERVE TO TELL ME

ABOUT GOD.

I AM IN HERE WITH A BUNCH OF

GORILLAS.

D.A. TRYING TO TELL ME.

I KNOW JESUS IS REAL, HE FORCED

ME TO HUSTLE MY ENTIRE LIFE.

BACK IN HIS CELL, HE PRAYED

AND PUT HIS LIFE IN GOD'S HANDS.

I FELT SOMETHING SO STRONG, I

TOLD GOD ABOUT THE FRUSTRATION,

WHY I FELT LIKE I HAD TO GRIND,

BASICALLY GAVE HIM ALL MY

EXCUSES, YOU FEEL ME?

IN THE END, JESUS, JUST SAVE ME,

MAN.

CAN'T DO THIS.

JUST GIVE ME OPPORTUNITY, MAN.

ALL I NEED IS THE OPPORTUNITY.

SHOW ME HOW TO DO IT THE RIGHT

WAY.

THIS IS ALL I KNOW, MAN.

DRUGS, A CONNECT, LIVING BY THE

GUN.

AS I WAS CONFESSING THINGS,

THINGS I WAS DEALING WITH, WHERE

MY MINDSET WAS AT.

SO MUCH WEIGHT TOOKEN OFF FROM

ME.

I COULD TAKE A FRESH DEEP BREATH

LIKE IT WAS ABOUT TO BE A NEW

BEGINNING.

THE PART WAS NOW I GOT TO TRUST.

EITHER I AM GOING HOME OR DOWN

THE RIVER 40 PLUS.

FEW DAYS LATER JURY DELIVERED

THEIR VERDICT, NOT GUILTY.

HE SAYS IT WAS JESUS WHO BROUGHT

HIM THROUGH AND CONTINUES TO

GUIDE HIM TODAY.

JESUS TOOK A RETCHED MAN LIKE

ME, JESUS, NOW, JESUS TOOK ME

OUT, CLEANED ME UP, DESPITE MY

FAULTS, DESPITE WHAT I DONE, I

DIDN'T KNOW THE TRUTH.

I DIDN'T KNOW THERE WAS A BETTER

WAY.

HE IS PRUNING ME, GROWING ME.

HE WANTS ME TO BE SUCCESSFUL,

WHY?

I AM A SON OF GOD.

HE NOW SAYS HE IS THANKFUL

FOR THE YEARS HIS GRANDMOTHER

SPENT PRAYING.

POWER OF PRAYER CHANGES ALL

THINGS.

IT CHANGES ALL THINGS.

SHE PRAYED FOR EIGHT YEARS

STRONG.

NOW SHE UNDERSTANDS NOW IF THAT

PHONE RINGS AT 2:00 IN THE

MORNING, I AIN'T DEAD OR IN

JAIL.

SHE SLEEPS GOOD ON MY BEHALF.

TODAY HE IS A FINANCIAL

STRATEGIST WITH A CHURCH

COALITION HELPING CHURCHES

MANAGE THEIR MONEY.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO SELL CANE.

IT IS A BETTER WAY REGARDLESS OF

YOUR BACKGROUND.

IF YOU STEP OUT ON FAITH AND

UNKNOWN AND UNSEEN AND TRUST IN

JESUS, HE CAN'T FAIL YOU.

PAT: THE PRAYERS OF A

GRANDMOTHER, PRAYERS OF A

MOTHER, YOU KNOW, IN MY LIFE, I

WENT FAR, FAR AWAY FROM THE

LORD.

I COULDN'T GET AWAY FROM MY MOTH

EVERY'S PRAYERS.

MANY OF YOU HAVE PRAYING MOTHERS

AND FATHERS AND GRANDMOTHERS AND

GONE WAY, WAY AWAY.

ALPHONZA DID THAT.

THAT FAITHFUL SERVANT OF GOD ON

HER KNEES CRYING OUT TO THE

LORD.

GOD HEARD HER PRAYER AND

ANSWERED.

BEYOND HER EXPECTATIONS, BUT THE

GOOD NEWS IS, WHATEVER YOU HAVE

DONE, GOD WILL CLEAN YOU UP.

AND ALPHONZA MABRY REALIZED

THAT.

HE WAS A STREET HUSTLER.

HE DIDN'T SAY HOW MANY PEOPLE HE

HAD HURT.

HE WAS OUT BREAKING THE LAW.

HE WAS SELLING DRUGS.

HE WAS RUINING THE LIVES OF

YOUNG PEOPLE BECAUSE OF DRUGS.

DOING ALL THESE THINGS BUT THE

LORD DIDN'T GIVE UP ON HIM.

I WANT YOU TO KNOW GOD WON'T

GIVE UP ON YOU.

GOD DOESN'T GIVE UP ON YOU, HE

LOVES YOU.

HE IS CRYING OUT TO YOU, COME TO

ME.

LET ME FIX THESE PROBLEMS.

I KNOW YOU HAVE GOTTEN YOURSELF

IN A MESS.

I WILL FIX THEM IF YOU LET ME.

I'LL TAKE CARE OF YOUR PROBLEMS

AND I'LL MAKE YOU INTO SOMETHING

WONDERFUL.

I WANT YOU TO PRAY WITH ME RIGHT

NOW.

WHATEVER YOUR PROBLEM, WHATEVER

YOU ARE FACING, HE WAS FACING

LIFE IN PRISON, 40 YEARS TO

LIFE.

BUT GOD TOOK CARE OF IT.

WHATEVER THE PROBLEM, HE CAN.

BOW YOUR HEAD.

PRAY WITH ME, JESUS, YOU KNOW MY

PROBLEMS, YOU KNOW I HAVE DONE

WRONG, MADE BAD DECISIONS.

LORD, I PRAY YOU MIGHT FORGIVE

ME, MY FOLLY AND MIGHT FIX THE

PROBLEM AND MIGHT SERVE YOU.

AT THIS MOMENT, I GIVE YOU MY

LIFE AND RECEIVE YOU, JESUS, AS

MY SAVIOR AND MAKE YOU THE LORD

OF MY LIFE.

THANK YOU, LORD THAT YOU HAVE

HEARD MY PRAYER AND THANK YOU

THAT YOU HAVE COME INTO MY

HEART.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME JUST THEN,

IT IS A VERY IMPORTANT DECISION.

TRANSFORMED, BORN AGAIN, NEW

LIFE, EXCHANGED LIFE, A BRAND

NEW START.

I HAVE SOMETHING I WANT TO GIVE

YOU.

IT HAS BEEN AROUND A WHILE,

STILL VERY PERTINENT TO YOUR

LIFE, "A NEW DAY."

I HAVE IN HERE A COMPACT DISK,

CD, 73 MINUTES OF CONCENTRATED

TEACHING ABOUT WHAT YOU HAVE

JUST DONE AND WHAT GOD WANTS TO

DO NEXT IN YOUR LIFE.

EVERYTHING INCLUDING THE SECOND

COMING OF JESUS IT IS ALL HERE.

I'LL GIVE IT TO YOU FREE, I

PRAYED WITH PAT.

I GAVE MY HEART TO THE LORD.

PLEASE CALL BACK, WE HAVE ENOUGH

PHONES TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR

NEEDS, JUST CALL,

1-800-759-0700.

IT IS A TOLL-FREE NUMBER.

THE ANGELS OF HEAVEN ARE

REJOICI

REJOICING OVER THE DECISION YOU

JUST MADE.

HERE IS TERRY.

TERRY: IT IS A NEW WEEK AND

TIME FOR A NEW EDITION OF BRING

BRING.

JESSICA SAYS WHEN I WAS A LITTLE

GIRL I WAS VERY OVERWEIGHT.

NOW I AM A YOUNG MOTHER AND WIFE

AND STRUGGLE DAILY WITH LOW

SELF-ESTEEM.

HOW CAN I GET RID OF THESE

FEELINGS I AM STILL HAVE?

WE HAVE ANSWERS TO YOUR E-MAILS

AND MORE LATER.

FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE I AM

GOING TO HAVE TO LIVE WITH THIS

CONDITION.

THEY WERE STARTING TO PRAY FOR

PEOPLE.

THAT WOULD BE HAPPY IF IT

HAPPENED TO ME.

THE SHOW IS TOO BIG, SO MANY

PEOPLE WATCHING.

THEY STARTED TALKING ABOUT

SOMEONE WITH A FOOT PROBLEM.

YOU HAVE A CONDITION WITH THE

ARCHES OF YOUR FEET.

GOD IS HEALING THAT FOR YOU.

PUT ONE FOOT ON THE GROUND

AND THEN THE OTHER, NO PAIN,

NOTHING.

REPORTER: WELCOME BACK TO

"700 CLUB." CRAFT STORE HOBBY

LOBBY HAS WON A BIG VICTORY.

A FEDERAL JUDGE GRANTED THE

CHRISTIAN FAMILY OWNED RETAILER

A TEMPORARY EXEMPTION.

CEO GREEN SAID HE NEVER REALIZED

HE WOULD HAVE TO SUE THE FEDERAL

GOVERNMENT.

WE LOVE THIS COUNTRY AND

NEVER IMAGINED WE WOULD BE

REQUIREED TO DO SOMETHING THAT

WOULD VIOLATE OUR CONSCIENCE.

REPORTER: NOW MORE THAN 60

LAWSUITS CHALLENGING THE HEALTH

CARE MANDATE.

ANTIPORNO TV IS A RUSSIAN

LANGUAGE SITE THAT

GIVES A

BIBLICAL VIEW AND SHARES

TESTIMONIES AND RECORDED 400,000

VISITORS AND MORE THAN 300

PEOPLE HAVE USED ONLINE MINISTRY

SERVICE.

OVER A ONE MONTH PERIOD, ADS FOR

THE SITE RECEIVED 7.5 MILLION

CAREERS.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE BY LOGGING

ON TO CBN.COM/INTERNATIONAL.

STAY TUNED, PAT AND TERRY WILL

BE BACK WITH MORE OF THE "THE

700 CLUB" AFTER THIS.

TERRY: YOU KNOW WE LOVE TO

HEAR FROM YOU.

WE WANT TO ANSWER SOME OF THE

E-MAIL QUESTIONS YOU SUBMITTED

DURING OUR BRING IT ON SEGMENT.

THIS FIRST ONE IS FROM JESSICA.

I WAS VERY OVERWEIGHT AS A YOUNG

GIRL.

NOW I AM A MOTHER AND YOUNG

WIFE.

I AM NO LONGER OVERRULE WEIGHT.

I STILL FEEL UGLY AND FAT.

I WANT TO BE HEALED FROM THE

INSIDE OUT.

I AM TIRED OF FEELING THIS WAY.

I HAVE A BABY GIRL AND I WANT

HER TO GROW UP LOVING JESUS,

HERSELF AND OTHERS.

PAT: IT IS AMAZING YOUNG

GIRLS HOW SENSITIVE THEY ARE.

THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT IS GOING

ON.

THEY GO THROUGH PUBERTY.

THEY HAVE ALL THESE HORMONES AND

DON'T UNDERSTAND.

THIS THING ABOUT WEIGHT.

THEY PUT ON WEIGHT OR BECOME

ANOREXIC, OR BULIMIC.

THEY BINGE AND PURGE.

ALL THESE PROBLEMS.

IT IS IN THEIR MIND, THEY LOOK

AT THE MIRROR, THEY SEE SOMEBODY

UGLY.

WHEREAS GOD SEES YOU AND SEES

SOMEBODY BEAUTIFUL.

NOW YOU SAY HOW AM I GOING TO

GET BETTER?

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IS SAY "I AM

BEAUTIFUL IN GOD'S

SIGHT."

THAT SONG SUNG MANY YEARS AGO, I

AM A PROMISE.

I AM A POSSIBILITY.

I AM A

PROMISE.

YOU ARE SPECIAL IN THE

LORD.

WHEN YOU GET TO HEAVEN, IT WON'T

BE A

PROBLEM

ABOUT MUSCLES OR

WHETHER YOU HAVE TONED ABS OR

FAT OR SKINNY OR

WHATEVER.

YOU ARE GOING TO BE LIKE A AN

ANGEL AND

ABSOLUTELY

BEAUTIFULLY.

I AM BEAUTIFUL.

I AM A

PROMISE.

I AM

A POSSIBILITY AND BEAUTIFUL

IN GOD'S SIGHT.

I AM ADORNED WITH GORGEOUS

LINEN.

READ THE BIBLE.

SAINTS ADORNED WITH WHITE LINEN.

THE RIGHTEOUS

DEEDS OF THE

SAINTS.

THEY ARE SHEAVED

IN

GLORY.

GOD SEES YOU THAT WAY.

YOU SAY WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO?

ACCEPT WHAT GOD HAS SAID ABOUT

ME.

GOD SAYS I AM BEAUTIFUL.

TERRY: ALTERNATIVE, SHE

BOUGHT THE LIE.

PAT: YES!

TERRY: IF YOU APPLY

SCRIPTURE TO THE

LIE IT

BREAKS

THE

POWER.

THIS IS CINDY, PAT, I HAVE HEARD

OF PEOPLE IN A

COMA

OR A NEAR

DEATH EXPERIENCE

WHO

HAVE SEEN A

BRIGHT LIGHT WELCOMING THEM INTO

HEAVEN OR A

DARK

TUNNEL THAT

PUTS THEM INTO HELL, IS THIS

TRUE?

PAT: YES, IT IS TRUE.

I DON'T WANT TO DENIGRATE THAT,

BUT THOSE SAYING AND SOME ARE

SAYING, I DON'T KNOW MEDICALLY,

THERE IS AN EXPLOSION IN YOUR

BRAIN AT THE POINT OF DEATH A

LOT OF STUFF COMES BACK TO YOU

AND CASCADING OF MEMORIES AND

SEE A BRIGHT LIGHT.

WHEN YOU ARE BORN, AS A BABY,

YOU WOULD GO

THROUGH

A

DARK

TUNNEL WHICH WOULD BE THE BIRTH

CANAL AND SUDDENLY YOU WOULD

COME OUT IN THE LIGHT.

MAYBE IT IS A REPLAY OF

SOMETHING DEEP SEEDED IN YOUR

CONSCIOUSNESS.

I DON'T KNOW BEYOND THAT.

I AM NOT GOING TO CAST

DISPERSIONS ON ANYBODY'S VIEW OF

DYING.

I HAVEN'T BEEN THERE.

I HOPE I DON'T GO YET.

[LAUGHTER].

TERRY: YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO

BE ANTICIPATING.

[LAUGHTER].

PAT: I KNOW THE BIBLE TALKS

ABOUT A RIGHTEOUS MAN WHO

DIED

AND CARRIED BY THE ANGELS TO

ABRAHAM'S BOSOM.

IF WE SEE A LIGHT, GOOD FOR US.

I DON'T KNOW I HAVEN'T BEEN

THERE.

TERRY: THIS IS LASANDRA, I

HAVE BEEN PRAYING FOR GOD'S

PRESENCE.

I HAVE PREPENTED FOR

MY SINS.

I DON'T FEEL OR KNOW GOD.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

PAT:

READ THE

PROMISES

OVER

AND OVER

AGAIN, YOU READ THEM

AND SEE GOD

LOVES

ME.

GOD LOVES ME.

YOU SEE IT OVER AND OVER AGAIN.

SOME HOW IT SEEPS DEEP INTO YOUR

CONSCIOUSNESS.

FROM THAT YOU COME TO THE POINT

WHERE YOU PRAISE GOD.

OTHER THING IS, I BELIEVE IN

PRAISING GOD IF YOU WANT TO

SENSE THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD,

YOU NEED TO PRAISE HIM.

THOSE WHO ARE BAPTIZED IN THE

HOLY SPIRIT CAN PRAISE HIM IN

ANOTHER LANGUAGE AND SPIRIT AND

LIFT YOUR HANDS AND PRAISE GOD.

WHEN YOU PRAISE THE LORD AND

FORGET YOURSELF.

WHAT YOU ARE DOING IS LOOKING

FOR AN EXPERIENCE.

I WANT TO FEEL SOMETHING IN ME.

NO.

I WANT TO GIVE MYSELF TO GOD IN

LOVE AND FAITH AND I WANT TO

PRAISE HIM.

AND AS YOU GIVE YOURSELF TO HIM

AND PRAISE, HE WILL COME AND

GIVE HIMSELF TO YOU, ALL RIGHT.

TERRY: THIS IS DAPHNE, HOW

CAN MY FAITH IN GOD BECOME

STRONGER?

BIBLE SAYS FAITH

COMES BY

HEARING THE WORD OF GOD.

THAT IS WHERE IT COMES

FROM.

IF YOU BELIEVE THE

BIBLE, YOU

READ THE

BIBLE, IT IS THE WORD

OF

GOD,

YOU SEE THE

PROMISES, IT

IS LIKE

GOD'S LOVE LETTER.

READ IT.

IF YOU SPEND TIME WATCHING TV,

SPEND TIME READING OTHER BOOKS

AND FICTION.

IF YOU READ THE BIBLE THERE IS

WHERE FAITH IS GOING TO COME.

THAT IS WHERE YOU ARE GOING TO

GET MILES AN HOUR AND MORE OF A

CONSCIOUSNESS OF GOD.

OTHER THING IS PRAISE.

THE WAY OUT OF THE WILDERNESS IS

OVERCOMING PRAISE.

YOU HAVE PROBLEMS, PRAISE THE

LORD.

LIFT YOURSELF WITH THANKSGIVING

AND START THINKING OF ALL THE

THINGS HE HAS DONE FOR YOU

.

THINK OF

ALL THE THINGS HE HAS

DONE FOR YOU.

THANK HIM FOR YOUR HEALTH,

FAMILY, LOVED ONES, THANK HIM

FOR ALL THE BLESSINGS.

AS YOU DO, GOOD THINGS ARE GOING

TO HAPPEN.

THANKS FOR THOSE QUESTIONS.

TERRY: THANK YOU.

PAT: AMEN, THANK YOU.

TERRY: COMING UP, A

CONDITION THAT AFFECTS ONE OUT

OF EVERY SIX AMERICANS.

MANY OF THOSE WHO SUFFER MIGHT

NOT KNOW IT.

FIND OUT IF YOU ARE ONE OF THEM

AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP

YOURSELF.

COMING UP NEXT.

TERRY: WHAT IS THE PRICE OF

PERFECTION?

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO HAVE

THE PERFECT FAMILY AND PERFECT

LIFE?

FOR REBEKAH LYONS IT NEARLY COST

HER, HER SANITY.

REBEKAH LYONS LIVED A

COMFORTABLE LIFE.

RAISED IN A CHRISTIAN HOME,

MARRIED GABE AFTER COLLEGE.

WHEN GABE RELOCATED THE FAMILY

TO NEW YORK CITY, REBEKAH

LYONS'S SEEMINGLY POLISHED LIFE

BEGAN TO FALL APART.

IN HER BOOK "FREE FALL TO FLY"

SHE SHARES FEAR, ANXIETY AND

DEPRESSION AND WHAT SHE

DISCOVERED ABOUT HER PERSONAL

SEARCH FOR A LIFE WITH MEANING.

TERRY: REBEKAH LYONS JOINS

US NOW FOR THE REST OF HER

STORY.

THANK YOU.

TERRY: TALK ABOUT WHERE ALL

OF THIS BEGAN FOR YOU.

WE SORT OF LIVE LIVES FEELING

LIKE WE ARE IN CONTROL EVEN

THOUGH WE ARE NOT.

YOU MARRY GABE, YOU HAVE THIS

PICTURE PERFECT LIFE AND SEVERAL

MONTHS AFTER HE WAS BORN?

ACTUALLY THE DAY HE WAS BORN,

EMERGENCY C-SECTION.

DOCTOR CAME IN THE ROOM AFTER I

WAS VERY DRUGGED SIX HOURS LATER

AND SAID WE SEE SIGNS OF DOWN'S

SYNDROME IN YOUR BABY.

I WAS STILL VERY NUMB.

TERRY: I AM SURE.

TRYING TO PROCESS IT ALL.

IT TOOK THE NEXT WEEK TO CONFIRM

THE DIAGNOSIS AND SETTLE IN MY

HEART.

TERRY: TAKES LONGER THAN A

WEEK.

A DIAGNOSIS LIKE THAT FOR A

LOVED CHILD MEANS EVERYTHING IN

THE FUTURE IS GOING TO HAVE TO

BE HANDLED DIFFERENTLY.

THINGS CHANGED, MOST OF ALL OUR

HEARTS NEED TO BE CHANGED.

I GREW UPPER FORMING FOR

ACCEPTANCE.

THAT IS HOW I WOULD FIND MY

COMFORT.

THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN, I HAVE A

CHILD WHO SAYS ARE YOU GOING TO

LOVE ME FOR ME?

NOT FOR WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU?

AND WHAT MILESTONES I CAN

ACCOMPLISH?

THAT IS THE REAL GLIMPSE OF WHAT

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE LOOKS.

TERRY: THEN YOUR HUSBAND

SAID WE HAVE A GREAT

OPPORTUNITY, WE NEED TO MOVE TO

NEW YORK CITY.

I THOUGHT IT SOUNDED EXCITING

AND TERRIFYING.

I WAS UP FOR THE ADVENTURE.

I THOUGHT LET'S DO THIS.

LET'S GET ON THE FRONT LINES AND

SEE HOW OUR FAITH MAKES SENSE IN

A CULTURE THAT LARGELY REJECTS

CHRISTIANITY.

HOW WILL WE NAVIGATE THAT AS A

FAMILY.

TERRY: HERE YOU ARE, IN NEW

YORK CITY, THREE CHILDREN AT

THIS POINT, YOU ARE ON AN

AIRPLANE THAT BEGINNING TO SHAKE

AND SHUTTER.

EXACTLY.

MONTHS PRIOR TO BEING IN NEW

YORK CITY, I WAS STARTING TO

SPIRAL.

IT MANIFESTED ON THE PLANE.

I HAD MY FIRST PANIC ATTACK.

AT THE TIME I THOUGHT I WAS

DYING.

YOU WILL LIVE THROUGH IT.

BUT YOU --

TERRY: DOESN'T FEEL LIKE IT.

EVERYTHING IN YOU WANTS TO

RUN, WANTS TO ESCAPE, WANTS TO

FIND REPRIEVE.

TERRY: WHAT DID YOU THINK?

THERE WAS A SIDE OF FEAR, IS

THIS THE NEW NORMAL?

WHEN I GOT BACK TO THE CITY, I

WANTED TO AVOID PEOPLE.

I LIVE ADD LIFE THAT FELT

CRIPPLED.

I WOULD LIVE IN FEAR AND NOT

KNOW HOW TO JUST NAVIGATE NORMAL

LIFE.

TERRY: HOW DID YOU MAKE A

CONNECTION?

THERE WAS A SIDE OF YOU THAT

WANTS TO ESCAPE THE PAIN.

IF WE REMOVE OURSELVES FROM THE

CIRCUMSTANCES, ALL WILL BE WELL.

WHAT I KNEW I WAS HERE, GOD

BROUGHT US HERE.

HE TOLD ME TO STAY.

IT WASN'T AUDIBLE.

I WAS WRESTLING WITH HIM IN

CENTRAL PARK, THE WORD WAS

"STAY"

I WAS LIKE WHAT DOES THAT EVEN

MEAN?

STAY IN THE FREE FALL, FOR ONLY

THERE WILL YOU LEARN TO FLY.

TERRY: WOW.

I HAD TO GET COMFORTABLE WITH

THE ANGST AND UNKNOWN AND PAIN.

I KNEW HE WAS EXCAVATING

SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL.

TERRY: YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT

SURRENDER.

YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT LETTING

GO.

"FREE FALL TO FLY"

THAT IS THE WHOLE BOOK.

WHAT HAS GOD TAUGHT YOU?

IN THE 30 YEARS I HAVE BEEN A

CHRISTIAN, I HAVE NEVER BEEN

MORE DESPERATE.

YOU CAN NO LONGER EVEN BREATHE,

YOU FEEL SMOTHERED.

YOU CAN'T EVEN ENGAGE IN A

CROWDED SPACE, ALL THE SUDDEN

YOUR WILL CROSSED AND DONE.

RESCUE ME, DELIVER ME.

I CANNOT DO THIS WITHOUT YOU.

THERE WAS A BREAKING.

GOD WAS SAYING I WANT TO BE IN

CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE, I WANT TO

ORDER YOUR STUFF.

TERRY: IT IS ALMOST A

REDEFINING TOTALLY OF WHO YOU

KNOW YOURSELF TO BE?

THAT IS SCARY.

YES, SO FREEING.

GOD DOES REMIND OURSELVES, WHAT

I DID FOR YOU HERE, I WILL

CONTINUE EVEN IF YOU HAVE

SEASONS THAT ARE STRUGGLED.

HE REMINDS US WHAT HE DOES.

IN THOSE MOUNTAIN TOPS.

WHEN HE STARTS TO REVEAL HIS

PLAN AND PURPOSE, WHEN HE

ORDERED US AND KNIT US IN OUR

MOTHER'S WOMBS.

I WANTED TO KNOW WHAT CALLING

AND MEANING WOULD LOOK LIKE FROM

HIS PERSPECTIVE.

TERRY: HOW DO PEOPLE KNOW IF

-- YOU TALK A LOT ABOUT THE FACT

WE DON'T KNOW WHO WE REALLY ARE

FROM GOD'S PERSPECTIVE, HOW DO

PEOPLE KNOW IF THIS IS A

SCENARIO IN THEIR LIVES?

WHEN OUR LIFE DOESN'T LINE UP

WITH THE LIFE THAT WANTS TO LIVE

IN US.

DAILY TASKING DISTRACT US FROM

THAT STILL SMALL VOICE?

IS THERE SOMETHING WE ARE

RUNNING FROM.

I FOUND IN THE WRITING OF THE

BOOK, I LIVED A LIFE OF A

RUNNER.

I WOULD JUST WALK AWAY.

HE SAID IF YOU STAY AND SETTLE

IN AND SPEAK TRUTH INTO YOUR

LIFE, I'LL SHOW YOU YOUR GIFTS

AND TALENTS AND BURDENS AND WHAT

CALLING MIGHT LOOK LIKE.

TERRY: REBEKAH LYONS'S BOOK

IS CALLED "FREE FALL TO FLY"

FASCINATING STORY.

SO GOOD TO HAVE YOU WITH US.

PAT?

PAT: WHAT AN INTERESTING

LADY.

GOOD BOOK.

THAT IS ALL THE TIME WE HAVE FOR

TODAY'S PROGRAM.

TOMORROW THE SHOW CALLED VOICE

"THE VOICE" HOLLY JOINS US.

LET THE PEACE OF GOD BE AN

UMPIRE IN YOUR HEARTS AND BE

THANKFUL.

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW, BYE-BYE.

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