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The 700 Club - Sept. 18, 2013

As an Air Force officer Belinda Moss was afraid to seek help for her depression. Plus, former NBA player Winston Bennett talks about conquering sex addiction and how God saved his marriage. Read Transcript


FROM THE LAND OF THE

ALAMO.

YOU NEED TO TREAD

CAREFULLY.

Wendy: A NEW BATTLE FOR

FREEDOM.

I GUARANTEE IT WON'T BE

QUIET ANYMORE.

Wendy: AS CHRISTIANS

ARE BEING FORCED FOR THEIR

RIGHT TO SPEAK OUT.

THEY WANT SPECIAL RIGHT,

BUT IN DOING SO, THEY STIFLE

THE RIGHTS OF QUESTIONS.

Wendy: PLUS, AN NBA

STAR'S NOT SO SECRET

ADDICTION.

I WAS SLEEPING WITH

POSSIBLY THREE TO FOUR WOMEN

SOME DAYS.

I THOUGHT, PEOPLE DO

THAT.

Wendy: ON TODAY'S "700

CLUB."

*

[APPLAUSE]

Pat: WELCOME TO "THE

700 CLUB."

DO YOU SUPPOSE YOU CAN JUST

DRIVE INTO A MILITARY BASE,

WAVE AT THE GUARD AND KEEP

GOING?

ARE THESE BASES SAFE AND

SECURE?

A DEADLY ATTACK ON A NAVY

YARD IN WASHINGTON HAS

RAISED THAT VERY QUESTION.

Wendy: NOW A NEW REPORT

FROM THE PENTAGON SAYS THAT

THERE ARE SERIOUS WEAKNESSES

IN BASE SECURITY, AND EVEN

CONVICTED FELONS CAN

ROUTINELY GET INSIDE.

EPHRAIM GRAHAM HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: THERE IS

SOMETHING BROKEN WHEN IT

COMES TO SECURITY ON U.S.

MILITARY BASES, AND

ACCORDING TO A NEW PENTAGON

REPORT, IT IS THE SCREENING

PROCESS FOR CONTRACTORS.

THE REPORT WAS UNDER WAY

EVEN BEFORE THE ATTACK AT

THE WASHINGTON NAVY YARD.

AND THE INSPECTOR GENERAL

FOUND CONVICTED FELONS

ROUTINELY GAINED ACCESS TO

MILITARY FACILITIES, JUST

LIKE NAVY YARD SHOOTER AARON

ALEXIS.

MR. ALEXIS HAD LEGITIMATE

ACCESS TO THE NAVY YARD AS A

RESULT OF HIS WORK AS A

CONTRACTOR, AND HE UTILIZED

A VALID PASS TO GAIN ENTRY

TO THE BUILDING.

Reporter: ALEXIS WAS

FIRST GRANTED SECURITY LEVEL

SECURITY CLEARANCE IN 2008.

SOMEHOW HE WAS ABLE TO KEEP

THAT CLEARANCE DESPITE BEING

DISCHARGED IN 2011, AND

DESPITE FACING SEVERAL

RUN-INS WITH THE LAW.

AND CHUCK HAGEL IS ASKING

THAT U.S. INSTALLATIONS ALL

AROUND THE WORLD UNDERGO

SECURITY TESTS.

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS PUSHING

FOR CONGRESS TO REVISIT

GUN-CONTROL LEGISLATION.

HE SAYS STRICTER LAWS COULD

MAKE THE U.S. LESS

VULNERABLE.

President Obama: THE

FACT THAT WE DO NOT HAVE A

FIRM ENOUGH BACKGROUND-CHECK

SYSTEM IS SOMETHING THAT

MAKES US MORE VULNERABLE TO

THESE KINDS OF MASS

SHOOTINGS.

Reporter: BUT NOT

EVERYONE AGREES, AND SOME

FEEL MILITARY BASES ARE

ACTUALLY TARGETS BECAUSE

SERVICE MEMBERS ARE NOT

ALLOWED TO CARRY WEAPONS ON

BASE TO PROTECT THEMSELVES.

JESSE JAMES FROM VETERANS

FOR AMERICANS SAYS MORE

WEAPONS MIGHT HELP.

YOUR SENIOR LEVEL STAFF

AND COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

AND NON-COMMISSIONED

OFFICERS SHOULD BE ABLE TO

CARRY WEAPONS.

IT MAKES SENSE.

Reporter: EPHRAIM

GRAHAM, CBN NEWS.

Pat: IT IS AMAZING THEY

CAN GO INTO COMBAT WITH HUGE

WEAPONS, BUT THEY CAN'T EVEN

CARRY A .45 ON THEIR HIPS.

I DON'T SEE WHY NOT?

WHY COULDN'T THEY CARRY

WEAPONS?

Wendy: I DON'T KNOW.

Pat: IF THEY'VE GOT

ANYMORE OF THESE NIDAL HASAN

TYPES, THEY NEED TO PROTECT

THEMSELVES.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE

ORGANIZATION THAT I'M

PROUDLY THE HEAD OF IS

CALLED THE AMERICAN CENTER

FOR LAW AND JUSTICE, AND JAY

SECULO IS THE CHIEF

COUNSEL.

AND ON BEHALF OF A NUMBER OF

ORGANIZATIONS THAT WERE

DENIED TAX EXEMPT STATUS

BECAUSE OF THE WORK OF THE

I.R.S., THE AMERICAN CENTER

FOR LAW AND JUSTICE SUED THE

I.R.S., AND IN THE PROCESS,

DISCOVERY HAS BEGUN.

AND WHAT IS BEING DISCOVERED

IS NOTHING SHORT OF

SHOCKING.

THE I.R.S. TEA PARTY SCANDAL

HAS BEEN OUT OF THE

HEADLINES RECENTLY, BUT IT

IS FAR FROM OVER.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

Reporter: PAT, NEWLY

RELEASED DOCUMENTS SHOW THE

I.R.S. TAGGED GROUPS,

INCLUDING TEA PARTY

ORGANIZATIONS, BASED ON

THEIR POLITICAL VIEWS FOUND

IN THEIR WRITINGS.

"U.S.A. TODAY" OBTAINED THE

DOCUMENTS.

MORE THAN 80% OF THE GROUPS

ON THE LIST WERE

CONSERVATIVE.

THE AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW

AND JUSTICE REPRESENTS 23 OF

THE GROUPS ON THE I.R.S.'S

LIST.

IT APPEARS TO BE THE MOST

POWERFUL EVIDENCE YET OF A

COORDINATED EFFORT BY THE

I.R.S. TO TARGET TEA PARTY

GROUPS.

JAY SECULO SAYS THE

POLITICAL MOTIVATIONS OF

THIS ARE SO PATENTLY

OBVIOUS, BUT TO HAVE A

DOCUMENT SPELL IT OUT LIKE

THIS IS VERY DAMAGING TO THE

I.R.S.

THE PRESIDENT IS TAKING HIS

ECONOMIC AGENDA TO BUSINESS

LEADERS TODAY.

HE SAYS THE MODEST ECONOMIC

RECOVERY WOULD BE HURT IF

REPUBLICANS AND CONGRESS

DON'T AGREE TO PASS A

SPENDING BILL TO KEEP THE

GOVERNMENT GOING.

President Obama: THE

PROBLEM IS, AT THE MOMENT

REPUBLICANS AND CONGRESS

DON'T SEEM TO BE FOCUSED ON

HOW TO GROW THE ECONOMY AND

BUILD THE MIDDLE CLASS.

Reporter: REPUBLICAN

LEADERS WANT SPENDING CUTS,

BUT SAY THEY'RE WILLING TO

NEGOTIATE.

THE PRESIDENT'S LATEST PUSH

ON GOVERNMENT SPENDING COMES

AS THE CENSUS DEPARTMENT HAS

RELEASED NEW FIGURES.

THA SHOW THE NUMBER OF

PEOPLE LIVING IN POVERTY

ROSE TO A RECORD

46.5 MILLION.

AND THE REAL MEDIAN INCOME

OF AMERICAN HOUSEHOLDS

DROPPED BY MORE THAN $2600.

PAT THANKS FOR BEING HERE

PAT, THAT IS NOT GOOD NEWS

FOR THIS ADMINISTRATION.

Pat: IT SHOULDN'T BE.

IT IS HIT FAULT.

IT IS THE DRACONIAN POLICIES

BEING PUT IN BY THE E.P.A.

AND VARIOUS OTHER GOVERNMENT

AGENCIES THAT ARE

RESTRICTING BUSINESS AND

FORCING THE SHUTDOWN OF

PLANTS AND RESTRICTING COAL

MINING.

AND YOU CAN GO THROUGH THE

LIST.

FAILING TO GIVE A PERMIT FOR

THE KEYSTONE X.L. PIPELINE.

YOU CAN JUST GO ON AND ON

AND ON.

IT IS HIS FAULT, BUT HE HAS

GOT TO START A WAR AGAINST

THE REPUBLICANS.

NOW THAT HE HAS THE LITTLE

DEAL IN SYRIA OUT OF THE

WAY, HE THINKS, AND WE NOW

HAVE AS OUR CHIEF AMBASSADOR

TO SYRIA IS NONE OTHER THAN

THE OLD K.G.B. MAN, VLADIMIR

PUTIN.

YOU WONDER, WHAT IN THE

WORLD IS GOING ON.

NOW HE IS GOING TO ATTACK

THE REPUBLICANS BECAUSE NOW

HE IS COMFORTABLE.

HE IS SUPPOSED TO BE THE

PRESIDENT FOR ALL OF US.

HE IS NO LONGER SUPPOSEDLY A

PARTISAN.

HE IS SUPPOSED TO BE THE

PRESIDENT OF ALL AMERICA.

AND HE IS SUPPOSED TO DO

WHAT IS GOOD FOR THE

COUNTRY.

BUT HE DOESN'T.

HE IS DOING WHAT'S GOOD FOR

HIM AND HIS SMALL GROUP OF

SUPPORTERS.

AND THIS VITRIAL THAT COMES

OUT OF HU HIS MOUTH --

EVERY TIME HE OPENS HIS

MOUTH IS A PARTISAN ATTACK,

AND THAT, TO ME, IS NOT A

GOOD PRESIDENT.

JOHN?

Reporter: ACTOR CURT

CAMERON RELEASES A NEW

DOCUMENTARY NEXT WEEK CALLED

"UNSTOPPABLE."

IN IT HE EXPLORES THE

AGE-OLD QUESTION: WHY DOES

GOD ALLOW SUFFERING AND EVIL

IN THE WORLD.

PAUL STRAND SAT DOWN WITH

HIM.

WHY DOES GOD ALLOW BAD

THINGS TO HAPPEN TO GOOD

PEOPLE?

IF HE IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO

STOP EVIL AND PAIN AND

SUFFERING, WHY DOESN'T HE?

THAT IS THE QUESTION THAT

WRECKS PEOPLE'S FAITH.

Reporter: CBN NEWS

CAUGHT UP WITH CAMERON IN

NEW YORK ON HIS MOVIE TOUR.

HIS LATEST PROJECT

"UNSTOPPABLE," IS BASED ON A

TRUE STORY.

CAMERON SAYS HE LOST A

TEENAGED FRIEND TO CANCER,

AND THAT SENT HIM SEARCHING

FOR ANSWERS.

THAT EVENT REALLY HIT ME

HARD.

IT REALLY PULLED ALL OF THE

AIR OUT OF MY LUNGS.

BECAUSE THIS WAS A GOOD

BOY.

THIS WAS A BOY FROM A GREAT

FAMILY WHO LOVED GOD AND

WENT TO CHURCH.

WHEN HE DIED AND GOD DID NOT

HEAL HIM IN SPITE OF ALL OF

THE PRAYERS AND THE PEOPLE

CRYING OUT FOR GOD, IT

REALLY CAUSED ME TO ASK THE

BIG QUESTION: WHERE IS GOD

IN THE MIDST OF MY TRAGEDY?

Reporter: CAMERON SAID

"UNSTOPPABLE" TAKES HIM ON

THE MOST PERSONAL JOURNEY OF

HIS LIFE, WHERE HE HAS TO

EXAMINE HIS OWN FAITH.

AND HE DOES IT BY GOING ALL

THE WAY BACK TO THE ORIGINS

OF GOOD AND EVIL.

WHAT I DISCOVERED IS THAT

IT IS MUCH BETTER TO

UNDERSTAND YOUR TRAGEDY AND

MINE IN THE CONTEXT OF A

MUCH LARGER STORY.

SO WHAT I DO IS TRY TO TAKE

YOU UP TO HEAVEN'S BALCONY

AND GIVE YOU A WIDE-ANGLE

LENS VIEW OF HISTORY.

WE START IN THE GARDEN OF

EDEN.

* I AIN'T A BOY NO MORE

Reporter: IN

"UNSTOPPABLE" CAMERON SAYS

HE OVERCOMES HIS OWN DOUBTS,

AND COMES OUT STRONGER IN

HIS FAITH.

REGARDLESS OF OUR

BACKGROUND, WHETHER YOU'RE

JEWISH OR MUSLIM OR ATHEIST

OR AGNOSTIC, WE ALL ASK THIS

QUESTION: IT IS EASY TO BE

EXCITED BOWER YOUR BELIEFS

WHEN THINGS ARE GOING WELL

IN YOUR LIFE, WHEN YOU'RE

HAPPY AND HEALTHY, BUT WHEN

THE ROOF COMES DOWN AND YOU

GET HIT BY SOMETHING YOU

DIDN'T SEE COMING, ALL OF A

SUDDEN THE QUESTIONS BEGIN.

I THINK YOU WILL COME OUT

THE OTHER END OF THIS MOVIE

NOT HAVING YOUR FAITH

SHREDDED, BUT YOU'LL HAVE IT

STRENTHENED, LIKE IT DID FOR

ME.

Reporter: BACK IN JULY,

"UNSTOSTOPPABLE" CREATED A

FIRESTORM WHEN Facebook

BLOCKED ACCESS TO THE

MOVIE.

BUT THAT'S WHEN FANS RALLIED

AROUND IT.

CAMERON SAYS HE WANTS TO

SETTLE ONCE AND FOR ALL THAT

GOOD IS STRONGER THAN EVIL

AND THAT FAITH IS STRONGER

THAN DOUBT.

*

Reporter: PAUL STRAND,

CBN NEWS.

Reporter: ABORTION

CLINICS ARE CLOSING THEIR

DOORS AT AN UNPRECEDENTSED

RATE.

THE CLOSINGS COME AS STATE

LEGISLATURES ACROSS THE

COUNTRY ARE PUTTING OUT

TIGHTER REGULATIONS ON

ABORTION CENTERS.

44 HAVE CLOSED SO FAR THIS

YEAR, INCLUDING SOME MAJOR

PROVIDERS.

25 SHUT DOWN LAST YEAR, AND

30 CLOSED IN 2011.

A SENIOR HEALTH OFFICIAL IN

AMSTERDAM IS WARNING THAT

SUGAR IS ADDICTIVE.

HE SAYS IT IS A DRUG AND

COMPARES IT TO TOBACCO AND

ALCOHOL.

IN FACT, HE CALLS IT THE

MOST DANGEROUS DRUG OF THE

TIMES.

AND HE SAYS NO MATTER HOW

MUCH YOU EAT, YOU WANT

MORE.

HE SAYS THE GOVERNMENT

SHOULD CLOSELY REGULATE IT.

IT WANTS TAXES ON SUGAR AND

LIMITS ON HOW MUCH COULD BE

USED IN FOODS.

IT MIGHT EXPLAIN WHY I HAVE

SUCH AN INSATIABLE SWEET

TOOTH.

Pat: OH, STOP IT.

YOU'RE SO THIN, IT DOESN'T

COUNT.

BUT FOR THOSE WHO FIGHT

WEIGHT, IT IS A PROBLEM.

I'VE BEEN TELLING YOU THIS

FOR YEARS, BUT IT IS THE

SAME CHEMICAL REACTION THAT

TAKES PLACE WHEN YOU DRINK

ALCOHOL.

AND IT'S ADDICTIVE BECAUSE

YOU DRINK BOOZE AND YOU WANT

MORE BOOZE.

AND YOU EAT SUGAR AND YOU

WANT MORE SUGAR.

IT SETS UP A CRAVING IN YOUR

BODY.

THE PEOPLE IN AMSTERDAM --

I'M GLAD THEY'RE SAYING IT,

BUT THEY'RE WAY BEHIND THE

TIMES.

Wendy: I ALWAYS SAY FAT

IS YOUR FRIEND, AND SUGAR IS

YOUR FOE.

Pat: GOOD FOR YOU.

BUT THERE IS SUGAR IN

EVERYTHING.

THE BIG THING IS THESE

SUGARY CEREALS THAT WE GIVE

TO LITTLE BABIES.

READ THE LABELS, FOLKS.

GO INTO YOUR PANTRY, OR GO

INTO THE GROCERY STORE THE

NEXT TIME YOU'RE THERE, AND

GO DOWN THE CEREAL LINE AND

START READING WHAT'S THERE.

IT WILL BE SUGAR, IT WILL BE

CORN SYRUP, OR SOME OTHER

NAME FOR IT, BUT THE FIRST

THING THEY'LL LIST IS

SUGAR.

AND IT GOES DOWN THE LIST.

AND WHEN THOSE LITTLE KIDS

EAT THAT, OF COURSE THEY'RE

ADDICTED, AND SO THEY WANT

MORE.

Wendy: I HAVE BEEN VERY

IMPRESSED BECAUSE I'VE

NOTICED AT CERTAIN EVENTS,

YOU WILL ORDER BERRIES WITH

LIGHT WHIPPED CREAM, INSTEAD

OF THE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE

OR THE BROWNIE, BUT DOES

THAT SATISFY YOU?

Pat: OF COURSE.

I'LL TELL YOU, SOMETHING

HAPPENED TO ME A FEW MONTHS

AGO, AND I JUST STOPPED

WANTING TO EAT.

IT WAS JUST WONDERFUL.

SO I LOST A LOT OF WEIGHT.

[LAUGHTER]

Wendy: YOU NEED TO FIND

OUT WHAT CAUSED THAT AND

MARKET PILLS.

Pat: I DON'T KNOW WHAT

IT IS, BUT IT HAPPENED TO

ME.

AND IT HAS BEEN A VERY

SALUTARY RESPONSE BECAUSE WE

HAD TO CUT IN SOME CLOTHES.

BUT YOU HAVE --

Wendy: IT IS ALWAYS

BETTER TO TAKE IN YOUR

CLOTHES THAN LET THEM OUT.

Pat: WE HAVE A LITTLE

SEAMSTRESS WORKING OVER

TIME.

Wendy: YOU'RE LOOKING

GOOD AND STRONG.

IN THE CITY THAT STILL

REMEMBERS THE ALAMO,

CHRISTIANS ARE ANSWERING A

WAKEUP CALL.

I

GUARANTEE IT WON'T BE

QUIET ANYMORE.

I WAS SHOCKED IT WAS

PACKED BECAUSE THERE ARE A

LOT OF CONSERVATIVES HERE.

Wendy: SEE WHY THESE

SAN ANTONIONS ARE UP IN

ARMS, AFTER THIS.

Pat: WENDY, I WANT YOU

TO KNOW THAT YOU ARE SITTING

NEXT TO THE HONORARY ALCONDE

OF SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.

Wendy: WOW, LET ME

TOUCH YOU.

Pat: THAT MEANS

NOTHING, BUT THAT WAS THE

NAME THEY USED TO GIVE THE

MAYOR.

Wendy: IT SOUNDS VERY

IMPRESSIVE.

Pat: OH, MAN.

BUT, MAN, MY TOWN HAS GONE

OFF THE RAILS.

AND IT WAS A LOCAL POLITICAL

BATTLE THAT GOT NATIONAL

ATTENTION.

A VOTE OVER AN ORDNANCE IN

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.

THE SUPPORTERS SAY IT

PREVENTS DISCRIMINATION

AGAINST GAYS AND LESBIANS

AND TRANSGENDERS, AND ALL OF

THESE PEOPLE.

BUT CHRISTIANS WARN IT IS A

THREAT TO THEIR RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM.

HEATHER CELLS HAS THAT

STORY.

Reporter: SAN ANTONIO

PASTORS AND CHURCH MEMBERS

CAME OUT IN FORCE TO PROTEST

THE SO-CALLED

ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ORD

ORDNANCE.

THE REASON, WHILE IT

PROVIDES NEW PROTECTION FOR

SEXUAL MINORITIES, IT ALSO

SEVERELY THREATENS RELIGIOUS

LIBERTY.

WHEN THE CITY COUNCIL PASSED

IT ON SEPTEMBER 5th,

BELIEVERS ACROSS THE CITY

WERE STUNNED.

THE RIGHT FOR US TO SPEAK

OUT AND SAY, I DISAGREE, IT

DOESN'T SOUND RIGHT, NOW

WE'RE LABELLED A HATER, A

BIGOT.

THEY WANT SPECIAL RIGHT

BUT IN DOING SO, THEY STIFLE

THE RIGHTS OF CHRISTIANS.

IT IS QUIETING US AND NOT

LETTING US TO ALLOW US TO

EXPRESS OUR FAITH.

Reporter: COUNCILMAN

CARLTON SOLES, A NO VOTE,

SAID IT WAS A RUSH JOB.

WE ONLY HAD ONE MEETING,

ONE PUBLIC DISCOURSE.

IT WASN'T TELEVISED.

ANY TIME WE'RE GOING AT

LIGHT SPEED TO DO SOMETHING

THAT IS UNPOPULAR, IT THROWS

A LOT OF RED FLAGS.

Reporter: FOR SAN

ANTONIO'S FAITH COMMUNITY,

THE RED FLAGS LOOK LIKE

THIS: THE ORDINANCE

CRIMINALIZES THOSE WITH A

BIBLICAL VIEW OF SEXUALITY

AS IT FORBIDS BIAS AGAINST

HOMOSEXUALITY OR BY

SEXUALITY.

THOSE CHARGED AND DECLARED

GUILTY FACE A CLASS "C"

MISDEMEANOR ON THEIR RECORD

AND FINES OF UP TO $500 A

DAY.

AND THE ORDINANCE

SPECIFICALLY FORBIDS

APPOINTED OFFICIALS ON CITY

BOARDS FROM SHOWING ANY

BIAS.

IT SIMPLY SAYS THOU SHALT

NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST

THESE PEOPLE.

Reporter: ATTORNEY

ALLEN PARKER HAS WORKED TO

ANALYZE AND EXPLAIN THE

ORDINANCE FOR SA SAN

ANTONIO'S CHURCHES.

BOTTOM LINE, HE SAYS IT IS

VAGUE AND UNCLEAR.

BUT IT CAN BE USED AGAINST

THOSE ESPECIALLY IN THE

BUSINESS WORLD WHO DISAGREE

WITH HOMOSEXUALITY.

THE LEVERAGE OF THE CITY

TO PRESSURE ANY BUSINESS

INTO CAVING IN IS ENORMOUS.

YOU'RE A SMALL BUSINESS

OWNER OPERATING WITHIN THE

CITY LIMITS OF SAN ANTONIO,

OR YOU'RE A BUSINESS OWNER

WHO WANTS TO DO BUSINESS

WITH THE CITY, YOU NEED TO

TREAD CAREFULLY.

Reporter: CBN NEWS

SPOKE WITH KEY CHURCH

LEADERS WHO SAY UNTIL NOW,

SAN ANTONIO'S CHRISTIAN

COMMUNITY WAS ASLEEP AT THE

WHEEL.

CASE IN POINT, LESS THAN 7%

OF REGISTERED VOTERS TURNED

OUT IN MAY FOR CITY

ELECTIONS.

THE POLITICS OF SAN

ANTONIO HAVE BEEN LOW KEY

AND THERE HAS NEVER BEEN ANY

TROUBLES.

AND SO MOST PEOPLE HAD QUIT

VOTING.

Reporter: AFTER FAILING

TO PERSUADE THE CITY

COUNCIL, THESE PASTORS AND

THEIR CONGREGATIONS SAY THEY

ARE MOTIVATED NOW TO PUSH

BACK.

WE'RE STARTING TO SPEAK.

WE ARE SORT OF BAFFLE

FELD BY THIS, BUT I BELIEVE

IT IS AN AWAKENING FOR THE

CHURCH.

Reporter: OR

AFRICAN-AMERICANS, THERE IS

OUTRAGE OVER THE CIVIL

RIGHTS.

THEY HAVE NO RIGHT TO

PIGGYBACK ON THE SUFFERING

THAT PEOPLE WENT THROUGH THE

CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT.

THEY HAVE NO RIGHT TO DO

IT.

Reporter: AND FOR

LATINO CHURCHES, CHOCK FULL

OF IMMIGRANTS, THE NEW LAW

IS A HAUNTING REMINDER OF

WHAT THEY LEFT.

WE HAVE SOME THAT ARE

BUDDING BUSINESS PEOPLE, AND

ALL OF A SUDDEN THEY FEEL

THEMSELVES WITH THE SAME

ANGST THEY FELT WHEN THEY

CAME FROM THEIR COUNTRIES,

WHEN EVANGELICALS HAVE

ALWAYS BEEN PUT ASIDE AND ON

THE PE PERIPHERY.

Reporter: YOUTH PASTOR,

GABRIEL, SAYS HIS HIGH

SCHOOLERS, MANY WHO LEAD

SCHOOL BIBLE CLUBS, ARE NOW

UNSURE ABOUT WHAT THEY CAN

AND CANNOT SAY.

THEY SAY, WHAT DO WE DO

NOW FOR THE GAYS?

WE'RE GOING TO START PRAYING

FOR THE GAYS AND TEACH THEM

WHAT TO DO.

Reporter: IF

NON-DISCRIMINATION LAWS CAN

PASS IN A PLACE LIKE SAN

ANTONIO, KNOWN FOR ITS CIVIL

VALUES AND CHURCHES, IT IS

THINKING THAT THESE LAWS CAN

PASS ANYWHERE.

THAT MAY BE WHAT THE

ACTIVISTS HAVE IN MIND.

I WAS SHOCKED IT PASSED.

BECAUSE I WAS THINKING, HEY,

YOU KNOW WHAT?

THERE ARE A LOT OF

CONSERVATIVES HERE.

Reporter: FOR NOW,

THESE SAN ANTONIO PASTORS

SAY THEY ARE WELL AWARE

THERE IS A SPOTLIGHT ON

THEIR CITY.

I'VE HAD E-MAILS FROM '01

50 STATES, PEOPLE SAYING

WE'RE PRAYING FOR YOU.

PLEASE KEEP IT UP.

Reporter: THEY MAY PUSH

FOR A CITY WIDE REFERENDUM

ON THE ISSUE AND LAWSUITS

ARE EXPECTED FROM BOTH

SIDES.

IF WE DON'T FIGHT THIS

THING WITH EVERYTHING WE'VE

GOT, OUR RIGHTS WILL BE

TAKEN AWAY AND OUR MOUTHS

WILL BE MUZZLED, AND THAT

JUST CAN'T HAPPEN.

THAT CAN'T HAPPEN IN THE

LAND OF THE FREE.

Reporter: WHAT IS NOT

ESCAPING HERERRA AND OTHERS

IS THE FACT THAT THIS BATTLE

IS TAKING PLACE IN A CITY

THAT STILL REMEMBERS THE

ALAMO.

A CITY KNOWN FOR FIGHTING

FOR ITS FREEDOM AGAINST ALL

ODDS.

REPORTING IN SAN ANTONIO,

HEATHER CELLS, CBN NEWS.

Pat: LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, THIS SHOWS WHY

YOU SHOULD REGISTER, WHY YOU

SHOULD VOTE, AND WHY YOU

SHOULDN'T BE ASLEEP.

YOU SEE, THOSE FOLKS WERE

ASLEEP.

7% OR 8% OF THEM WERE

VOTING.

THE CITY COUNCIL FIGURED

THEY COULD DO WHAT THEY WANT

TO DO.

THERE ARE ENOUGH CHRISTIANS

THERE, THAT I CAN SEE WHEN

THEY RISE UP, AND THEY'RE

GOING TO ON A THING LIKE

THIS -- THIS MEANS IF YOU

SPEAK OUT ABOUT YOUR DEEPLY

HELD RELIGIOUS BELIEFS,

THEY'LL PUT YOU IN JAIL.

THIS IS TERRIBLE.

YOU CAN'T HAVE THAT.

AND IT IS UNCONSTITUTIONALLY

VAGUE.

THE VAGUENESS, YOU DON'T

KNOW WHETHER UAR YOU'RE

BREAKING IT OR NOT.

THIS WHOLE THING IS

OUTRAGEOUS.

BUT THAT CITY COUNCIL SHOULD

BE REPLACED.

BUT HOW DO YOU DO IT?

YOU DO IT BY VOTING.

AND THEY COULD HAVE A RECALL

ELECTION AND SO FORTH, AND I

THINK THE CITY COUNCIL IS

GOING TO WAKE UP OUT OF

WORK.

IT SHOULD BE DONE, BUT IT

WILL ONLY BE DONE IF THE

CHRISTIAN PEOPLE REGISTER TO

VOTE, IF THEY'RE INFORMED.

YOU HAVE TO BE INFORMED.

AND I THINK THE CHURCHES ARE

A SLEEPING GIANT.

IT'S BEEN ASLEEP.

THERE IS NO QUESTION ABOUT

IT, THAT THE LARGE NUMBER OF

PEOPLE THAT CAN SWAY

ELECTIONS ARE FOUND WITHIN

THE WALLS OF THE CHURCHES.

BUT THEY'VE GOT TO GET OUT

OF THE PEWS AND OUT TO THE

BALLOT BOXES.

IF THEY DON'T DO IT, THEY'LL

TAKE WHAT THEY FIND.

WELL, WE'RE GOING TO SWITCH

FROM SAN ANTONIO, WHICH, BY

THE WAY IS A GORGEOUS,

WONDERFUL CITY.

Wendy: IT REALLY IS.

HAVE YOU BEEN DOWN THERE ON

THE BOARDWALK?

Pat: THE RIVERWALK.

IT IS LOVELY.

MY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION WAS

IN A HOTEL DOWN THERE.

Wendy: THAT'S RIGHT.

Pat: I LOV-SAN A I

LOVE SAN ANTONIO.

AS I SAY, I'M AN HONO AN

HONORARY MEMBER, WHATEVER

THAT MEANS.

Wendy: THE SPIRIT IS

GOING TO RISE UP.

Pat: ABSOLUTELY.

NOW WE'VE GOT A SPIRIT THAT

IS NOT TOO PLEASANT, AND A

LOT OF IT IS GOING ON.

WOW!

Wendy: YOU GOT IT.

UP NEXT, SHE MARRIED AN NBA

PLAYER WHO CHEATED ON HER

DURING -- GET THIS -- THEIR

HONEYMOON.

HE SAID, SHE WAS A

STRANGER, A MAID IN A

HOTEL.

I THOUGHT, PEOPLE DO THAT?

I WAS SLEEPING WITH

POSSIBLY THREE TO FOUR WOMEN

SOME DAYS.

AND I STILL DIDN'T THINK

THAT WAS OUT OF THE NORM AT

THE TIME.

Wendy: WOW!

CAN THIS MARRIAGE BE SAVED?

FIND OUT WHEN WE COME BACK.

Pat: WELCOME BACK.

YOU'RE WATCHING "THE 700

CLUB."

THANKS FOR BEING WITH US.

WINSTON BENNETT WAS DUBBED

MR. BASKETBALL.

BUFOR THE

BASKETBALL-PLAYING STATE OF

KENTUCKY IN 1983.

THE 6' 7" PLAYER WENT ON TO

PLAY WITH CLEVELAND.

BUT HIS MOST PROLIFIC PLAYS

DIDN'T HAPPEN ON THE COURT.

IT HAPPENED IN THE BEDROOM

WITH DOZENS AND DOZENS OF

WOMEN.

I WAS SLEEPING WITH

POSSIBLY THREE TO FOUR WOMEN

SOME DAYS.

AND I STILL DIDN'T THINK

THAT WAS OUT OF THE NORM AT

THE TIME.

Reporter: IT HAS BEEN

SAID THAT FAME COMES AT A

PRICE.

FOR NBA STAR WINSTON

BENNETT, IT FUELED AN

ADDICTION TO SEX.

IT STARTED IN HIGH SCHOOL.

HE GREW UP IN A CHRISTIAN

HOME AND KNEW WHAT HE WAS

DOING WAS WRONG, BUT IT DID

NOT DETER HIM.

THERE IS A HOLE IN ALL OF

US THAT HAS TO BE FILLED.

I FELT LIKE SEX WOULD

FULFILL THAT NEED THAT I SO

DEEPLY DESIRED, ONLY TO FIND

OUT THAT IT WASN'T

FULFILLING THAT NEED.

THE HOLE WAS STILL THERE.

Reporter: WINSTON WAS A

BASKETBALL STAR IN HIGH

SCHOOL AND WAS RECRUITED BY

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY.

NOW IN THE SPOTLIGHT, HE GOT

ALL OF THE ATTENTION FROM

WOMEN HE WANTED, WHICH FED

HIS ADDICTION.

ONCE I REACHED COLLEGE,

THEN IT REALLY WENT TO A

WHOLE NEW LEVEL.

I FELT LIKE WE WERE ON A

CONCERT STAGE BECAUSE THERE

IS SO MUCH NOTORIETY AND

FAME AND EVERYTHING THAT

ATTACHES ITSELF TO THAT.

Reporter: WINSTON

ADMITS HE ENJOYED IT, BUT

SAYS THE THRILL WAS

SHORT-LIVED.

EVERY TIME I HAD SEX, I

WOULD GENERALLY GO AND BE

COMPLETELY SHELTERED,

COMPLETELY NON-SOCIAL.

SHUT MYSELF OFF IN THE ROOM,

AND LET DOWN THE CURTAINS

AND THE SHADES BECAUSE THEN

THE WHOLE GUILT AND THE

SHAME WOULD SET IN.

THAT WHOLE KNOWING THAT,

HEY, YOU'RE REAPPROACHING

AGAINST GOD AGAIN.

WHEN IS THIS

GOING

TO

STOP?

Reporter: THEN HE WENT

TO THE NBA'S CLEVELAND

CAVALIERS, AND HE MARRIED

PEGGY.

HE THOUGHT MARRIAGE WOULD

BRING AN END TO THIS

STRUGGLES, BUT IT DIDN'T.

JUST DAYS AFTER THEIR

WEDDING, HE HAD A ONE-NIGHT

STAND AND CONFESSED IT TO

HIS NEW WIFE.

THAT'S WHEN HE SAID, SHE

WAS A STRANGER, A MAID IN

THE HOTEL.

PIE THOUGHTI THOUGHT,

PEOPLE DO THAT?

THEY JUST HAVE SEX WITH

PEOPLE THEY DON'T KNOW, THAT

THEY'VE NEVER MET?

I WAS DEVASTATED.

IT WAS LIKE I HAD BEEN HIT

BY A TRAIN.

Reporter: IT WOULDN'T

BE THE LAST TIME.

WINSTON TRIED TO BE

FAITHFUL, BUT THE

TEMPTATIONS ON THE ROAD WERE

TOO MUCH FOR HIM.

I KNEW THAT I HAD

BIBLICAL GROUNDS TO DIVORCE

MY HUSBAND.

BUT WHAT I WANTED WHAT IS IT

THAT GOD WANTS ME TO DO?

IN THIS PROCESS, WINSTON

WOULD TELL ME THAT I DON'T

WANT TO DO THIS TO YOU.

I DON'T WANT TO HURT YOU.

I DON'T KNOW HOW TO STOP.

I WISH I COULD DIE.

I WOULD SEE HIM CRYING OUT

TO GOD, ASKING GOD TO HELP

HIM.

SO I KNEW THROUGH A PERSON,

THE REAL WINSTON BENNETT, ON

THE INSIDE, LOCKED UP.

DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO GET OUT

FROM UNDERNEATH THE GARBAGE

THAT WAS INSIDE OF HIM.

Reporter: SOME FRIENDS

URGED PEGGY TO LEAVE, BUT

EACH TIME SHE FOUND THE

GRACE TO KEEP PRAYING FOR

WINSTON AND TO BELIEVE GOD.

I KNEW IT WAS GOD.

I KNEW IT WASN'T ME BECAUSE

I WOULD BE HURTING.

THIS WAS THE TYPE OF PAIN

THAT I WOULD NEVER WISH ON

ANYBODY, BUT YET GOD WOULD

GIVE ME COMPASSION, AND HE

WOULD SAY, JUST TRUST ME.

FORGIVE HIM AND TRUST ME TO

TURN HIM AROUND.

IT CAUSED ME TO TRUST GOD AT

A LEVEL I HAD NEVER TRUSTED

GOD BEFORE.

AFTER THE OCCURRENCE AND

FEELING THE GUILT AND SHAME

THAT WAS ALL A PART OF IT,

WAS THE REPENTANCE ASPECT.

BUT IT WAS NEVER A COMPLETE

TURNING AWAY.

IT WAS A TURNING AWAY FOR A

WHILE UNTIL I FELT THAT

EMOTION AGAIN.

Reporter: AFTER THREE

YEARS IN THE NBA, WINSTON'S

PLAYING CAREER ENDED DUE TO

INJURIES.

LATER, RICK PATINO HIRED HIM

AS AN ASSISTANT COACH, AND

TOOK WINSTON WITH HIM WHEN

HE WAS HIRED TO COACH THE

BOSTON CELTICS.

BUT HE SLEPT WITH A COLLEGE

STUDENT AND HE WAS FIRED.

I WAS RIGHT WHERE I

WANTED TO BE, AND THEN I

MAKE A HUMONGOUS

PROFESSIONAL MISTAKE AND

SPIRITUAL MISTAKE THAT

CAUSED ME MY JOB.

I FELT LIKE THE HOUSE OF

CARDS HAD ALL FALLEN DOWN

AND I WAS AT THE END OF MY

ROPE.

Reporter: PEGGY WAS

CRUSHED WHEN SHE FOUND OUT

AND TRIED TO KILL HERSELF.

I THOUGHT, GOD, I CAN'T

DO THIS ANYMORE.

SO I GOT IN THE CAR AND I

PROCEEDED TO DRIVE.

I GOT ON THE EXPRESSWAY, AND

I WOULD HEAR THE VOICE

SAYING PUSH THE PEDAL.

PUSH THE PEDAL.

GET THE CAR TO 90.

Reporter: PEGGY CALLED

HER PASTOR TO SAY GOOD-BYE.

I I WAS CRYING AND

SCREAMING, AND I WAS TELLING

HIM I WAS GETTING READY TO

END MY LIFE.

I COULD HEAR HIM ON THE

OTHER END PLEADING THE BLOOD

OF JESUS.

HE KEPT SAYING JESUS, AND

THE MORE HE SAID JESUS, I

COULD FEEL MY FOOT COMING

OFF THE PEDAL AND THE CAR

STRAIGHTENING UP.

Reporter: PEGGY AND

WINSTON SEPARATED.

AND THEN ONE DAY SHE HEARD A

CEREMONY AT HER CHURCH BY

DEMONIC STRONGHOLDS, AND

GAVE A COPY TO WINSTON.

AS THEY BEGAN TO REALLY

DEFINE WHAT THESE DEMONIC

FORCES ARE, EVEN WHEN IT

CAME TO SEX AND DRUGS, THE

TEARS BEGAN TO FLOW DOWN MY

FACE BECAUSE I FELT LIKE HE

WAS TALKING DIRECTLY ABOUT

MY SITUATION, ABOUT

WINSTON.

Reporter: LATER A

FRIEND ENCOURAGED HER TO

STUDY THE BOOK OF HOSEA IN

THE BIBLE.

GOD TOLD HOSEA TO MARRY

GOMER, WHO WAS A

PROSTITUTE.

GOD TOLD HOSEA TO LOVE HER.

IT SHOWED ME HOW GOD FELT

TOWARDS ISRAEL.

THE ADULTERY, ALL OF THE

THINGS THAT WE DO -- WE DO.

HE DOESN'T KICK US TO THE

CURB.

I KNEW WITHOUT A DOUBT,

THAT'S WHAT HE REALLY WAS

TELLING ME TO DO, FORGIVE,

TO LOVE, AS HOSEA DID.

Reporter: THE TURN OF

EVENTS WAS A WAKEUP CALL FOR

WINSTON, WHO FINALLY WENT

INTO COUNSELLING FOR HIS

ADDICTION.

IT ALLOWED ME TO LOOK AT

MYSELF DIFFERENTLY.

UP TO THIS POINT, I HADN'T

CONSIDERED MYSELF, NEITHER

DID I WANT T TO ACCEPT,

THAT I COULD POSSIBLY BE A

SEX ADDICT.

THERE WAS A DIFFERENT MODE

OF THINKING BY GOING INTO

THIS TREATMENT PROGRAM.

AND NOT ONLY FINDING MYSELF

AND UNDERSTANDING WHAT I WAS

DEALING WITH, BUT ALSO

GIVING ME THE TOOLS,

HOPEFULLY, TO HELP DEAL WITH

IT.

Reporter: AFTER MUCH

TIME PRAYING AND SEEKING

GOD, WINSTON FINALLY BEGAN

TO OVERCOME HIS ADDICTION.

THERE HAD TO BE A CHOICE

TO MAKE PUR PURSUING GOD IN

ALL CONSUMING PASSION.

THAT'S THE REAL TURNING

POINT FOR ME.

I'M IN AWE AT WHAT GOD

HAS DONE IN WINSTON.

Reporter: PEGGY SAYS

SHE GIVES GOD ALL OF THE

CREDIT FOR SAVING THEIR

MARRIAGE.

OUR MARRIAGE WOULD NOT BE

WHERE IT IS TODAY IF GOD

WERE NOT IN THE CENTER.

HE IS OUR MARRIAGE.

HE IS THE CAPTAIN OF THIS

SHIP.

SOMETIMES IT IS NOT EASY TO

SHOW PEOPLE THAT WITH PAIN

AND LOVE, BUT THAT'S WHAT

GOD DOES FOR US.

Reporter: TODAY WINSTON

SPEAKS TO MEN ABOUT

OVERCOMING SEX ADDICTION.

I HAD TO SEE MY HUSBAND

IN THE EYESIGHT OF GOD, HOW

GOD SAW HIM.

AND NOW IT'S LIKE IT'S

UNDESCRIBABLE.

I CAN SMILE.

I HAVE JOY AND PEACE.

THE LOVE THAT WE SHARE NOW

IS BETTER THAN IT HAS EVER

BEEN.

THIS IS THE KIND OF LOVE

THAT GOD WAS WANTING US TO

HAVE.

Pat: THE SPIRIT OF THE

LORD IS UPON ME, JESUS SAID,

BECAUSE HE HAS ANOINTED ME

TO SET THE CAPTIVES FREE.

SET THE CAPTIVES FREE.

THERE WERE MANY OTHER THINGS

HE WAS ANOINTED TO DO,

DELIVER THOSE FROM DARKNESS,

DELIVER THOSE FROM

CAPTIVITY.

YOU SEE, THERE ARE PEOPLE IN

OUR SOCIETY WHO ARE

LITERALLY CAPTIVE.

SOME ARE CAPTIVE TO THEIR

OWN LUST, AND YOU SAY IT IS

THEIR FAULT.

THERE ARE OTHERS WHO ARE

CAPTIVE TO THE DEMONIC

SPIRITS.

THERE ARE DEMONS ARE HATRED,

THERE ARE DEMONS OF SUICIDE,

THERE ARE DEMONS WHO DESTROY

PEOPLE.

ANOREXIA CAN HAVE A DEMONIC

HOLD.

NOT EVERYTHING THAT COMES

OUT OF YOUR BODY IS FROM A

DEMON, BUT NEVERTHELESS, YOU

HAVE TO HAVE DISCERNMENT TO

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE.

IN THE CASE OF WINSTON, HE

HAD AN UNDERSTANDING WIFE.

I MET A WOMAN ONCE, WHO WAS

A MISSIONARY, BUT HER

HUSBAND WAS A GODLY MAN, AND

HE WANTED TO SET FREE A

WOMAN WHO WAS LIKE A WITCH

IN THIS PAGAN CULTURE.

HE BEGAN TO MINISTER TO HER,

AND UNFORTUNATELY, THE

DEMONIC SPIRIT THAT CAME

UPON HER SEIZED HIM, AND HE

WASN'T ABLE.

I SAID TO THIS WOMAN, I

SAID, LISTEN, YOUR HUSBAND

HAS BEEN TAKEN CAPTIVE, LIKE

HE HAS BEEN CAPTIVE BY

PIRATES OR KIDNAPPERS AND

PUT INTO BONDAGE.

YOU'VE GOT TO PRAY TO GET

HIM FREE.

STOP BEING HURT, AND HE DID

THIS TO YOU.

PEGGY WAS RIGHT ABOUT THAT.

SHE DIDN'T VIEW IT AS

SOMETHING THAT HAD BEEN DONE

TO HER.

BUT SHE BEGAN TO REALIZE

WHAT THE PROBLEM WAS IN WIN

WINSTON'S LIFE.

AND GOD BLESS HER, SHE DID

THE RIGHT THING.

IF YOU'RE WATCHING THIS

PROGRAM AND YOU'VE GOT THIS

PROBLEM, YOU CAN'T JUST TAKE

CARE OF IT ON YOUR OWN.

YOU'VE GOT TO COME TO

JESUS.

YOU'VE GOT TO COME TO THE

BIBLE.

YOU'VE GOT TO HAVE

COUNSELLING.

AND IN CERTAIN CASES, YOU

HAVE TO HAVE PEOPLE COME WHO

KNOW HOW TO SET PEOPLE FREE

FROM DEMONIC INFLUENCES.

I DON'T KNOW IF IT IS

DEMONIC.

IT COULD JUST BE YOUR OWN

LUST.

IT COULD BE SOMETHING BOWER

YOUR HORMONES, IT COULD BE A

LOT OF THINGS.

WHATEVER IT IS, FIRST OF

ALL, JESUS FORGIVES YOU.

SECONDLY, HE WANTS YOU

FREE.

HE CAME TO SET THE CAPTIVES

FREE.

THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS

UPON ME BECAUSE HE HAS

ANOINTED ME TO SET THE

CAPTIVES FREE.

AND IF YOU'RE A CAPTIVE, IT

COULD BE GLUT NE BE

GLUTENY, IT COULD BE

ALCOHOL, IT COULD BE

DRUGS -- WHATEVER HAS GOT

YOU, RIGHT NOW I'M GOING TO

PRAY FOR YOU AND ASK GOD TO

SET YOU FREE.

WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME AND

ASK HIM -- ASK HIM, SET ME

FREE.

BOW YOUR HEAD AND PRAY WITH

ME.

LORD, JESUS CHRIST -- THAT'S

RIGHT, PRAY THAT.

LORD, JESUS CHRIST, YOU KNOW

WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO ME.

YOU KNOW THE URGES.

YOU KNOW WHAT COMES UPON

ME.

AND I ASK NOW, JESUS, THAT

YOU MIGHT SET ME FREE.

COME, LORD JESUS, INTO MY

LIFE.

DELIVER ME.

AMERICAN AT THIS TIMAND AT

THIS TIME, I REBUKE

SPIRITUAL FORCES THAT WOULD

DESTROY ME AND TAKE ME AWAY

FROM GOD.

SATAN, I COMMAND YOU TO

LOOSEN ME AND TO LEAVE ME.

I BIND YOU AND THE FORCES OF

EVIL.

AND, HEAVENLY FATHER, I PRAY

NOW THAT YOU MIGHT FILL ME

TO OVERFLOWING WITH YOUR

SPIRIT, AND MAKE ME PART OF

YOUR HEAVENLY KINGDOM.

THANK YOU, LORD.

IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

NOW, I'VE GOT SOMETHING I

THINK YOU MIGHT FIND

HELPFUL.

THERE IS SOMETHING CALLED

"TRAPPED IN TEMPTATION."

THIS IS A LITTLE, SHORT

BOOK, BUT I'LL GIVE IT TO

YOU IF YOU WANT IT.

"TRAPPED IN TEMPTATION."

AND WE'VE GOT SOMETHING FOR

SOMEBODY WHO JUST FOUND THE

LORD CALLED "A NEW DAY."

IT IS 72 MINUTES OF

CONCENTRATED TEACHINGS ABOUT

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU.

I WANT YOU RIGHT NOW TO GO

TO YOUR TELEPHONES AND CALL

IN.

IT IS 1-800-759-0700.

JUST SAY, I PRAYED WITH PAT

AND I WANT TO DECLARE I'M

FREE.

CALL RIGHT NOW, AND MAKE A

DECLARATION I AM FREE OF

LUST, I AM FREE OF ALCOHOL,

I AM FREE OF DRUGS.

I AM DECLARING FROM THIS

MOMENT ON I'M FREE.

GO TO YOUR PHONE.

SOMEBODY ON THE OTHER END IS

SOMEONE WHO LOVES YOU AND

WILL BE GLAD TO PRAY WITH

YOU.

QUICKLY.

WE'VE GOT PHONES.

IF FOR ANY REASON THEY'RE

BUSY, THEY'LL BE FREE SOON.

WE'VE GOT A WHOLE LOT OF

PHONES IN NASHVILLE AND

HERE.

NOW WE GO TO WENDY.

Wendy: STILL AHEAD,

YOU'LL MEET A FORMER AIR

FORCE INTELLIGENCE OFFICER

AND HEAR THE SECRET THAT

DROVE HER TO ATTEMPT SUICIDE

TWICE.

WELCOME BACK TO

WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN NEWS

BREAK.

A FAMILY-OWNED COLORADO

COMPANY HAS WON IT'S FIGHT

FOR EXEMPTION FOR HEALTH

CARE.

IT IS THE LATEST ROUND IN

THE OWNER'S BATTLE AGAINST

THE MANDATE.

A FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT HAD

RULED AGAINST THE BUSINESS

BACK IN MAY.

BRAZIL'S READY HAS CANCELLED

A STATE VISIT TO THE U.S.

NEXT MONTH OVER REVELATIONS

THAT THE N.S.A. SPIED ON THE

BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT.

HER DECISION IS THE LATEST

FALLOUT OVER THE N.S.A.

SPYING PROGRAM.

A WHITE HOUSE STATEMENT HAS

ORDERED A REVIEW, BUT THE

PROCESS WILL TAKE SEVERAL

MONTHS TO COMPLETE.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST NEWS BY GOING TO OUR

WEBSITE AT CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND WENDY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Wendy: IN THE EARLY

1980s, BELINDA MOSS BECAME

AN INTELLIGENCE OFFICER IN

THE AIR FORCE, BUT THE

SECRET SHE KEPT BEST WAS THE

ONE ABOUT HERSELF.

TAKE A LOOK.

Reporter: BELINA MOSS

IS A RESPECTED PASTOR, AND A

RETIRED AIR FORCE OFFICER.

BUT FOR DECADES, SHE WAS

HIDING A SECRET.

SHE SUFFERED FROM SEVERE

DEPRESSION.

GETTING PROFESSIONAL HELP

WOULD COST HER, HER MILITARY

CAREER, SO SHE DIDN'T PURSUE

IT.

SHE FELT SO HOPELESS, SHE

FELT THAT SUICIDE WAS HER

ONLY WAY OUT.

Wendy: PLEASE WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB,"

DR. BELINDA MOSS.

GREAT TO BE HERE, WENDY.

THANK YOU.

Wendy: YOU SUFFERED FOR

DEPRESSION FOR MORE THAN 20

YEARS.

WHY DIDN'T YOU REACH OUT FOR

HELP?

I DIDN'T REACH OUT FOR

HELP, NUMBER ONE, BECAUSE I

WAS IN THE MILITARY.

AND I HAD A SUPER HIGH

CLEARANCE.

AND AT THAT TIME, YOU

COULDN'T TELL ANYBODY ABOUT

THINGS LIKE THAT BECAUSE I

TOOK THE CHANCE OF HAVING MY

CLEARANCE PULLED.

I WAS A SINGLE PARENT.

I DIDN'T WANT MY LIVELIHOOD

TO BE TAKEN AWAY FROM ME, SO

I KEPT IT SECRET.

WHICH WAS THE WORST MISTAKE

I EVER MADE BECAUSE I

BOTTLED IT UP.

ONE OF THE THINGS THAT I

SAY, IT IS A MICROCOSEM OF

SOCIETY.

THE FACT I WAS IN THE

MILITARY DIDN'T MAKE ME

STRONG.

Wendy: HOW DID YOU

DEPRESSION MANIFEST ITSELF?

AS A YOUNG GIRL, I HAD

PROBLEMS WITH SELF-ESTEEM.

I HAD PROBLEMS WITH

ACCEPTANCE AND REJECTION AND

DIFFERENT THINGS LIKE THAT.

SO I INTERNALIZED A LOT OF

THE FEELINGS I WAS HAVING.

SO WHEN I GREW UP, THOSE

THINGS NEVER GOT DEALT

WITH.

I ALWAYS CALL IT DEALING

WITH YOUR STUFF.

SO AS I GREW UP, IT STAYED

WITH ME, AND I INTERNALIZED

MORE AND INTERNALIZED MORE.

I HAD THOUGHTS ABOUT NOT

MAKING IT.

THOUGHTS ABOUT THE WAY I

LOOKED.

Wendy: YOU WERE AN

ORDAINED MINISTER, AND YOU

SAID YOU WOULD GO PREACH AND

PEOPLE WOULD GET SET FREE,

AND YOU WOULD GO BACK TO

YOUR HOTEL ROOM AND BE IN

THE FETAL POSITION.

I FED OTHERS THE WORD OF

GOD, BUT I DID NOT FEED

MYSELF THE WORD OF GOD.

I WAS ABLE TO GO OUT THERE

BECAUSE THAT'S MY GIFT.

Wendy: WHEN YOU'RE

PREACHING AND GIVING OUT,

YOU WOULD THINK YOU'RE ALSO

GIVING THAT TO YOURSELF, BUT

PERHAPS NOT?

NOT NECESSARILY BECAUSE

YOU KNOW HOW SOMETIMES YOU

CAN PRAY, AND YOUR MIND CAN

BE SO FAR AWAY.

YOU LEARN TO PARACLEAT

STUFF.

THE ANOINTING WAS ON ME, TO

ADMINISTER TO PEOPLE, BUT I

DIDN'T TAKE THAT WORD AND

FEED ON IT MYSELF.

THE WORD PROVIDES

NOURISHMENT, BUT I DIDN'T

ALLOW IT TO DO THAT FOR ME.

Wendy: SO YOU CAN PRAY

FOR SOMEONE ELSE AND THEY

GET SET FREE, BUT YOU'RE

STILL FEELING TERRIBLE.

RIGHT.

AND DEPRESSION IS A

PREOCCUPATION WITH

YOURSELF.

I WAS SO PREOCCUPIED WITH MY

THOUGHTS.

I WAS SO PREOCCUPIED, WHAT

ABOUT ME?

WHEN IS MY TIME?

SO I NEVER GOT HOLD OF

GETTING THIS MIND RENEWED TO

THE WORD OF GOD.

I KEEP GOING BACK TO THAT

BECAUSE I FOUND OUT THAT

YOUR LIFE GOES IN THE

DIRECTION OF YOUR DOMINANT

THOUGHT.

SO IF YOUR THOUGHTS ARE ALL

THE TIME ON WHAT ABOUT ME?

HOW CAN I MAKE IT?

AND NOW ON WHAT GOD HAS DONE

FOR YOU, WHAT CHRIST HAS

PROCURED FOR US, YOU CAN

FIND YOURSELF LIVING FROM

THE OUTSIDE, INSTEAD OF

LIVING FROM THE INSIDE.

THAT'S WHERE I MADE THE

MISTAKE.

I DID NOT FEED ON THE VERY

THING GOD PLACED ON THIS

EARTH FOR US, THE WORD OF

GOD, TO NOURISH ME AND

PROVIDE THE SENSE OF JOY AND

SATISFACTION.

SO I WAS HURTING.

Wendy: YOU WERE HURTING

SO YOU ALMOST TOOK YOUR LIFE

TWICE.

I SURE DID.

Wendy: WE DON'T HAVE

TIME TO GET INTO ALL OF

THAT, BUT THE BOTTOM LINE IS

YOU DIDN'T, THANK GOD.

CORRECT.

Wendy: BUT WHAT WAS THE

TURNING POINT WHERE YOU

REALLY BROKE FREE?

LET ME SAY THIS QUICKLY

ABOUT THIS .357 MAGNUM -- I

USED TO SAY LIFE WAS A B-52,

AT THAT TIME IT WAS THE

LARGEST BOMBER IN THE AIR

FORCE.

AND I THOUGHT THAT WAS THE

ONLY WAY OUT.

AND I WROTE IT IN THE BOOK,

THAT THE TRIGGER DIDN'T GO

OFF, OR I CHEC CHICKENED

OUT, WHATEVER THE CASE MAY

BE.

THE THING THAT GOT ME FREE,

I AM MARRIED TO THE MOST

WONDERFUL MAN ON THE

PLANET.

WHEN HE SAW THOSE EPISODES

OF DEPRESSION, HE SAID TO

ME, YOU NEED TO DO SOMETHING

ABOUT THAT.

YOU NEED TO PRAY OR DO

SOMETHING.

YOU SAID YOU'RE WALKING

AROUND LIKE THAT.

Wendy: HE SAID YOU'RE

NOT BELIEVING WHAT YOU'RE

PREACHING.

HE CALLED ME A

HYPOCRITE --

Wendy: AND IT MADE YOU

MAD.

IT MADE ME MAD.

HE SAYS, YOU NEED TO GO

UPSTAIRS AND PRAY.

SO I WENT UPSTAIRS OUT OF

ANGER BECAUSE HE WOULDN'T

HAVE A PITY PARTY WITH ME.

SO I WENT UPSTAIRS, AND I

STARTED PRAYING IN THE HOLY

GHOST.

NOW, WHEN I FIRST STARTED

PRAYING, PUTT, PUTT --

BECAUSE THAT BLACK CLOUD WAS

SO HEAVY ON ME.

I STARTED BELIEVING THE

SCRIPTURE THAT BUILD UP

YOURSELF PRAYING IN THE

SPIRIT.

AND ISAIAH 28 TALKS ABOUT

THE STAMMERING LIPS ARE

REFRESHING AND IT GIVES US

REST.

SO, WENDY, I PRAYED IN THE

HOLY GHOST.

MAYBE THE FIRST WEEK I

DIDN'T FEEL ANYTHING, BUT I

WANTED TO BE DELIVERED SO IT

WASN'T ABOUT A FEELING.

I KNEW I DIDN'T WANT TO FEEL

LIKE I FELT WITH THAT

DEPRESSION.

SO I KEPT PRAYING, I KEPT

PRAYING, AND I KEPT

PRAYINGMENT SO AFTER

PRAYING.

SO AFTER A MONTH IT GOT

BETTER, AND ANOTHER MONTH,

IT GOT BETTER.

AND THEN I SATURATED MYSELF

IN THE WORD OF GOD.

JESUS HIMSELF LIVES ON THE

INSIDE OF ME.

THE SCRIPTURE SAYS THE FULL

GOD LIVES IN US.

I'VE GOT ALL OF THAT POWER

AND I'M GOING TO ALLOW A

SPIRIT OF DEPRESSION TO KEEP

ME DOWN?

SO THE FIRST THING I DID WAS

PRAYED IN THE HOLY GHOST.

Wendy: AND YOU SAID

SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT IN

THE BOOK.

YOU SAID, WE DON'T MANAGE

DEPRESSION.

WE MUST ANNIHILATE

DEPRESSION.

YOU CAN ABSOLUTELY

ANNIHILATE DEPRESSION.

AND YOU KNOW HOW I KNOW

THAT?

BECAUSE JESUS TOOK THAT ON

THE CROSS.

AND THIS IS WHAT I TELL THE

MILITARY AS WELL.

WE DON'T HAVE THE TREATMENT

THAT WE HAVE.

IF YOU READ ALL OF THE

DOCUMENTS ON DEPRESSION, YOU

WILL FIND OUT THAT THE ONLY

THING IT SAYS IS WE CAN

TREAT IT, BUT IT IS A 50%

RECURRENCE RATE.

AND THE HIGHEST POPULATION

NOW FOR ANTIDEPRESSANTS --

THIS IS GOING TO BLOW YOUR

MIND -- 50% INCREASE SINCE

1991, AND THEY'RE

PRE-SCHOOLERS.

Wendy: I READ THAT IN

YOUR BOOK.

THIS IS CALLED "DEPRESSION

EXPOSED, THE SPIRITUAL

ENLIGHTENMENT ON A DARK

SUBJECT."

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

WRITING THIS BOOK.

IT IS GOING TO SET PEOPLE

FREE ALL OVER THE WORLD.

IT IS WHERE BOOKS ARE SOLD,

RIGHT?

THEY CAN GET IT ON LINE,

amazon.com, AND THEY CAN

GET IT AT OUR CHURCH

WEBSITE, AND I THINK THAT

WILL BE UP ON THE SCREEN.

Wendy: DR. BELINDA

MOSS, GOD BLESS YOU.

THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.

Wendy: OVER TO PAT --

UP NEXT, WE'LL BRING IT ON

WITH YOUR E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

MARGIE ASKS, "IS IT OKAY FOR

FOR A CHRISTIAN TO REVEAL

ANGER, OR IS IT WRONG TO

RAISE YOUR VOICE AND

DEMONSTRATE YOUR

FRUSTRATION."

PAT TACKLES THIS QUESTION

AND MUCH MORE WHEN WE COME

BACK.

Pat: YOU'RE GOING TO BE

ABLE TO GET THAT PREMIUM ON

FRIDAY OF THIS WEEK.

AND THEY'LL TELL YOU HOW TO

GET IT.

I WAS THERE IN THE

MULTIPLIES, AND YOU

MOUNTAINS, AND I WAS UP ON

THE MOUNTAIN WITH SCOTT

ROSS, ANSWERING ALL OF THOSE

QUESTIONS YOU ARE ASKING.

SO YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS

IT.

WE SURVEYED, IF YOU COULD

ASK GOD ONE QUESTION, WHAT

WOULD IT BE?

AND WE TOOK THE TOP 10 OR

TOP 20 AND ANSWERED THEM.

Wendy: WHAT ABOUT YOU,

IF YOU HAD ONE QUESTION,

WHAT WOULD YOU WANT TO ASK

GOD?

I'LL PUT YOU ON THE SPOT.

Pat: RIGHT NOW I'LL

HAVE TO THINK ABOUT IT.

Wendy: I'LL GET BACK TO

YOU.

I DON'T KNOW, EITHER, SO

DON'T FEEL BAD.

THINKING OF QUESTIONS,

MARGIE WANTS TO KNOW, "IS IT

OKAY TO REVEAL ANGER.

IS IT WRONG TO RAISE YOUR

VOICE AND DEMONSTRATE YOUR

FRUSTRATION THROUGH ANGER?"

Pat: THE BIBLE SAYS BE

ANGRY BUT DON'T SIN.

AND DON'T LET THE SUN GO DO

YOU THINK ON YOUR WRATH.

THE BIGGEST THING IS DON'T

GO TO BED ANGRY.

GET IT ALL OUT OF THE WAY.

BUT, YOU KNOW, PEOPLE

EXPLODE AND THEY GET MAD.

JESUS GOT ANGRY.

BUT WHEN HE WAS ANGRY, IT

WAS BECAUSE OF PEOPLE'S

INSENSITIVITY.

IT WAS BECAUSE OF CRUELTY

AND BLINDNESS TOWARDS GOD.

HE WASN'T ANGRY BECAUSE

SOMEBODY STEPPED ON HIS

TOE.

Wendy: IT WAS RIGHTEOUS

ANGER.

Pat: RIGHTEOUS ANGER.

AND THAT'S THE KIND YOU CAN

HAVE.

BUT I THINK WE'RE SUPPOSED

TO LET PEOPLE BEAT US UP.

DON'T TRY TO JUSTIFY

YOURSELF.

LIVE IN PEACE WITH ALL

MEN -- YOU CAN GO THROUGH

THE SCRIPTURES AND WE'RE

SUPPOSED TO BE PEACEFUL AND

PEACE-LOVING.

AND HE ALSO SAID IF SOMEBODY

HITS YOU ON ONE CHEEK, TURN

THE OTHER ONE.

I THINK THE IDEA IS YOU

DON'T TRY TO JUSTIFY

YOURSELF.

BUT ANGER, YES, IT IS

NATURAL, BUT PLEASE LET IT

BE RIGHTEOUS.

Wendy: "DOES GOD PUNISH

OR DO WE SIMPLY DEAL WITH

THE CONSEQUENCES IN LIFE?"

Pat: IT IS HARD TO SAY

WHICH IS WHICH.

BUT HE HAS BUILT INTO THE

UNIVERSE CONSEQUENCES OF

ACTIONS.

IF, FOR EXAMPLE, YOU STAND

ON A 10-STORY BUILDING AND

YOU SAY I AM GOING TO FLY

BECAUSE I'M SUPERMAN, THE

LAW OF GRAVITY WILL TAKE YOU

TO THE BOTTOM AND YOU WILL

BECOME LIKE A PANCAKE AND

YOU WILL AND DEAD.

DID GOD DO THAT TO YOU?

WELL, GOD SET THE LAWS IN

THE UNIVERSE, AND YOU

VIOLATED THOSE LAWS.

I WAS READING THE OTHER DAY

ABOUT DAVID, AND DAVID SAID

THROW CONFUSION INTO THE

COUNCIL OF HIDAFEL, AND HE

GAVE ABSLON INCREDIBLY GOOD

COUNSEL.

AND ABSLON DIDN'T TAKE THE

COUNSEL BECAUSE GOD WAS

DETERMINED HE WAS GOING TO

KILL ABSLON.

HE DID SOMETHING WRONG AND

HE WAS GOING TO PUT HIM

DOWN.

Wendy: GOD'S WRATH IS

DEFINITELY IN THE BIBLE.

Pat: IT IS E IN THE

BIBLE.

HE DOES PUNISH PEOPLE, BUT

HIS LAWS WILL ALSO PUNISH

PEOPLE.

Wendy: TERESA SAYS, "I

HAVE AN 8-YEAR-OLD BOY WHO

RUNS TO HIS FATHER AND TELLS

HIM THINGS THAT ARE

HAPPENING AT OUR HOUSE.

OUR SON DOES THIS ALL OF THE

TIME, HE PITCHES TEMPER

TANTRUMS.

HE IS MOUTHY AND BELLIGERENT

ABOUT DOING HOMEWORK AND

OTHER THINGS.

I'M AT MY WITS END WITH NO

SUPPORT SYSTEM.

WHAT SHOULD I DO?"

Pat: THIS IS THE REASON

THAT GOD SAYS HE HATES

DIVORCE.

A LITTLE BOY NEEDS A

FATHER.

IF HE HAD A FATHER TELLING

HIM, LISTEN, KID, SHUT UP.

HE WOULD SAY, YES, SIR.

BECAUSE HE WANTS TO HAVE A

FATHER.

LITTLE BOYS WANT TO LOOK UP

TO THEIR DADDIES.

AND YOU'RE THE MOTHER.

AND SO HE THINKS THAT THE

FATHER HAS DISRESPECTED YOU,

AND HE THINKS HE CAN

DISRESPECT YOU.

ALL I CAN SAY IS YOU'VE GOT

TO GET A FATHER FIGURE IN

THE MIX SOMEHOW.

YOU'VE GOT TO GET A PASTOR,

A YOUTH LEADER, OR SOMEBODY,

THAT LITTLE KID CAN IDENTIFY

WITH, AND TELL HIM TO STOP

LYING AND MAKE HIM BEHAVE.

IT IS LIKE SPITTING IN THE

WIND.

IT IS NOT A GOOD THING.

YOU'RE GOING UPSTREAM, AND

THE MORE YOU TRY TO

DISCIPLINE HIM, THE WORSE HE

IS GOING TO GET.

GET SOMEBODY -- GET HIM INTO

A YOUTH GROUP, SOME PLACE

WITH A COACH.

A MALE FIGURE, THAT'S WHAT

HE HAS GOT TO HAVE.

Wendy: YULEE WANTS TO

KNOW, "I WAS BAPTIZED IN THE

HOLY SPIRIT THREE TIMES, AND

MY WIFE ALWAYS QUITS GOING

WITH ME.

I PLAY ON SPORTS TEAMS, AND

SHE DOESN'T WANT TO GO

BECAUSE SHE DOESN'T WANT TO

WORSHIP WITHOUT ME.

SHE WAS HURT MANY YEARS AGO

BY A CHURCH WHO KICKED THEM

OUT FOR DANCING.

THE PROBLEM IS OTHER KIDS

WERE DANCING AND THEY DIDN'T

GET KICKED OUT.

I'M FEELING SEPARATED FROM

GOD.

WHAT SHOULD I DO?"

Pat: I WANT YOU TO KNOW

A GREAT MISSIONARY SAID,

REVEREND, ISN'T IT AWFUL IF

THEY GET T TO HEAVEN AND

THEY DANCE?

AND HE SAID, I DON'T THINK

THEY'LL GET TO HEAVEN UNLESS

THEY DANCE.

SO SHE HAD A BAD

EXPERIENCE.

EVERYBODY HAS HAD A BAD

EXPERIENCE.

SHE HAS GOT TO LEARN

FORGIVENESS.

O DDO THE BEST YOU CAN.

TOMORROW WE'VE GOT ONE OF

MOST FASCINATING LADIES,

CRISTINA.

AND TODAY WE LEAVE YOU WITH

THESE WORDS FROM THE PSALMS

147: "HE HEALS THE

BROKENHEARTED AND BINDS UP

THEIR WOUNDS."

I HAVE A DEEP APPRECIATION

FOR MY LOVELY COHOST,

WENDY.

Wendy: THANK

YOU,

SIR.

GOD BLESS YOU.

Pat: BYE-BYE.

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