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The 700 Club - Oct. 4, 2013

International evangelist and founder of Teen Mania Ministries, Ron Luce shares an update on the organization's latest outreach to youth. Plus, a young family is torn apart by the stresses of life, but Jesus brings healing. Read Transcript


ON A MISSION WITH A PAIR

OF CHICAGO P.I.s.

IT JUST GETS TO ME

SOMETIMES.

Wendy: THEIR JOB,

RESCUING CHILDREN FROM SEX

TRAFFICKING.

IF WE DON'T DO IT, WHO IS

GOING TO DO IT?

Wendy: AND REUNITING

THEM WITH THEIR FAMILIES.

MY PRAYERS HAVE BEEN

ANSWERED.

Wendy: PLUS, HE LOST

HIS FAMILY.

THERE WAS SOMETHING

REALLY, REALLY WRONG.

Wendy: AND THEN HE LOST

HIS MIND.

AND THEN I KNEW I HAD

GONE MAD.

Wendy: HOW HE FOUND

THEM ALL AGAIN ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB."

[APPLAUSE]

Pat: WELCOME, FOLKS, TO

THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

TERRY, I HAD A STARTLING

REVELATION TODAY.

Terry: WHAT WAS THAT?

Pat: THE POLITICIANS IN

WASHINGTON DON'T TELL THE

TRUTH.

Terry: SHOCKER.

Pat: IT JUST CRUSHED

ME.

CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT?

AND OUR PRESIDENT SAID NEVER

HAS THE WHITE HOUSE BEEN

ASKED TO NEGOTIATE WITH A

GUN TO HIS HEAD OVER THE

DEBT LIMIT.

WE MUST ALWAYS PAY OUR

DEBTS.

AND GUESS WHO VOTED AGAINST

THE DEBT INCREASE WHEN HE

WAS IN THE UNITED STATES

SENATE?

Terry: LET ME GUESS.

Pat: YOU GUESSED IT.

SENATE OBAMA FROM ILLINOIS.

OKAY, HERE ARE THE FACTS.

NOW, I WANT TO GIVE THEM TO

YOU.

THE WHITE HOUSE IS POINTING

THE FINGER AT REPUBLICANS

OVER RAISING THE DEBT, BUT

DEMOCRATS HAVE OFTEN

BARGAINED WITH THE DEVIL IN

IT.

AND IN 1989, HOUSE AND

SENATE DEMOCRATS WERE

FIGHTING OVER MEDICARE AND

THE BATTLE LASTED FOR WEEKS

BEFORE THE DEBT LIMIT WAS

RAISED.

SO THAT'S ONE TIME.

AND THEN DEMOCRATS HAVE BEEN

RESPONSIBLE -- GET THIS --

FOR 60% OF THE DEBT LIMIT

FIGHTS IN THE CONGRESS.

Terry: THEY CREATED IT

IN THE FIRST PLACE,

EXACTLY.

Pat: 60% OF THE

DEALS -- AND THEY'VE BEEN

DEALS.

THEY HAVE NOT BEEN CLEAN

RESOLUTIONS.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, DON'T

BE FOOLED BY THE HYPE,

BECAUSE THE HYPE IS COMING

OUT OF WASHINGTON, AND WE

HOPE THAT YOU ARE MORE

SOPHISTICATED THAN TO BE

SUCKERED BY SOME OF THE

STUFF THAT IS BEING SAID.

OF COURSE, BOTH SIDES ARE

BLAMING EACH OTHER ON THIS

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN.

THIS IS TEMPORARY.

THE BIG DEAL IS COMING UP IN

A COUPLE OF WEEKS, HAVING TO

DO WITH RAISING THE DEBT

CEILING.

OF COURSE, THE PRESIDENT IS

SAYING ARMAGEDDON IS COMING,

AND THE SKY IS GOING TO

FALL, AND THE END OF THE

WORLD IS THERE, AND THE

TRUTH IS LIFE GOES ON AS

NORMAL.

Terry: AND REPUBLICANS

ARE SAYING THAT THE WHITE

HOUSE IS PLAYING POLITICS BY

CLOSING PUBLIC PLACES, LIKE

WAR MEMORIALS.

CHARLENE ISRAEL HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: EFFORTS TO

RESOLVE THE GOVERNMENT

SHUTDOWN ARE AT A

STANDSTILL.

PRESIDENT OBAMAx AND HOUSE

SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER

CONTINUING TO TAKE BLOWS AT

EACH OTHER, INSTEAD OF

NEGOTIATING A BUDGET BILL.

President Obama: WE

HAVE THE SPEAKER OF THE

HOUSE, JOHN BOEHNER, SIMPLY

LET THE BILL GET ON THE

FLOOR FOR AN UP OR DOWN

VOTE, THE SHUTDOWN WOULD END

TODAY.

ALL WE'RE ASKING FOR HERE

IS A DISCUSSION AND FAIRNESS

ARE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

UNDER OBAMACARE.

Reporter: REPUBLICANS

ACCUSE DEMOCRATS OF PLAYING

POLITICS WITH THE SHUTDOWN,

CLOSING NATIONAL MEMORIALS

THAT REMAINED OPEN DURING

PREVIOUS SHUTDOWNS, A MOVE

THAT HAS OUTRAGED VETERANS

AND THEIR FAMILIES.

MY FATHER AND MANY OTHERS

SACRIFICED TIME, THEIR LIVES

IN A LOT OF CASES, AND IT'S

JUST SAD TO SEE AMERICA

CANNOT EVEN WORK TOGETHER.

Reporter: HOUSE

REPUBLICANS HAVE REPEATEDLY

VOTED TO REOPEN PARTS OF THE

GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING

NATIONAL PARKS AND CANCER

RESEARCH.

BUT DEMOCRATS WON'T CONSIDER

ANYTHING SHORT OF A FULL

FUNDING OF THE U.S.

GOVERNMENT.

BECAUSE THERE IS AN

INSISTENCE ON NO

NEGOTIATIONS, NO TALKING, MY

WAY OR THE HIGHWAY, WE ARE

HERE.

Reporter: MEANWHILE,

THE PRESIDENT IS PLAYING ON

FEARS THAT THE SHUTDOWN IS

HURTING THE U.S. ECONOMY.

President Obama: THE

LONGER THIS GOES ON, THE

WORSE IT WILL BE.

AND IT MAKES NO SENSE.

Reporter: CONSERVATIVES

POINT OUT THAT MOST OF THE

GOVERNMENT IS AT WORK, AND

THAT SIMILAR WARNINGS ABOUT

THE EFFECT OF SEQUESTRATION

CUTS HAVE NOT COME TRUE.

A BIGGER PROBLEM IS THE

UPCOMING VOTE TO RAISE THE

DEBT CEILING.

THE PRESIDENT AND THE

TREASURY WARN THAT A DEFAULT

ON U.S. DEBT WOULD BE

CATASTROPHIC FOR THE

ECONOMY.

BOEHNER INSISTS HE WON'T LET

THE GOVERNMENT DEFAULT ON

ITS DEBT, BUT HE SAYS MAJOR

CUTS TO DEAL WITH THE

DEFICIT WILL HAVE TO

HAPPEN.

CHARLENE ISRAEL, CBN NEWS.

Pat: WELL, THEY'VE GOT

THE SEQUESTRATION, AND THE

REPUBLICANS AREN'T GOING TO

LET THAT GO.

THE QUESTION IS: CAN THEY

FORCE MORE CUTS?

YOU CAN'T KEEP SPENDING,

SPENDING, SPENDING MONEY YOU

DON'T WANT.

AND THE DEMOCRATS WANT TO

BORROW MORE, BORROW MORE.

AND THE REPUBLICANS ARE

SAYING, OKAY, WE'LL RAISE

THE DEBT CEILING, BUT WE

WON'T DO IT UNTIL YOU AGREE

TO FURTHER CUTS.

I THINK WE'LL SEE CUTS IN

THE AGE OF SOCIAL SECURITY,

AND THE AGE OF MEDICARE.

I THINK THOSE THINGS HAVE

GOT TO HAPPEN.

WE HAVE TO HAVE SOME TAX

CHANGES.

WHETHER THEY CAN GET ALL OF

THAT DONE IN A COUPLE OF

WEEKS REMAINS TO BE SEEN.

BUT THE WHITE HOUSE HAS GOT

TO BE WILLING TO NEGOTIATE.

WE HAVE INDEPENDENT BRANCHES

OF GOVERNMENT.

AND THE FIRST ARTICLE OF THE

CONSTITUTION SPEAKS TO THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

IT IS, IN MY OPINION, THE

MOST POWERFUL AGENT OF

GOVERNMENT.

AND THE PRESIDENT ACTS LIKE

THEY'RE LAP DOINGS AN DOGS

AND ARE SUPPOSED TO DO WHAT

HE SAYS.

THEY HAD THAT LITTLE

INCIDENT IN WASHINGTON, A

CAR TRIED TO BREAKTHROUGH

THE BARRIER GETTING OUT OF

THE WHITE HOUSE, AND THERE

WAS A CHASE GOING AROUND.

AND THE DRIVER OF THE CAR

ULTIMATELY WAS SHOT.

AND THE POLICE ARE STILL

TRYING TO FIND OUT EXACTLY

WHAT HAPPENED.

AS THAT THING WENT THROUGH

THE NATION'S CAPITOL.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY.

HERE IS JOHN.

Reporter: PAT, JUST

LIKE YOU SAID, POLICE IN

WASHINGTON ARE TRYING TO

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHY A WOMAN

LED THEM ON A HIGH-SPEED

CHASE THROUGH THE CITY.

THE WOMAN'S MOTHER SAYS SHE

HAD NO HISTORY OF VIOLENCE,

BUT HAD BEEN SUFFERING FROM

DEPRESSION.

PAUL STRAND HAS THE STORY.

Reporter: THE WOMAN WHO

LED POLICE IN SECRET SERVICE

AGENTS ON A WILD CHASE

THROUGH THE DOWNTOWN

STREETS, AND UP TO 80 MILES

PER HOUR, HAS LEFT A

MYSTERY.

AND ESPECIALLY WHY DID SHE

DO IT WITH A 1-YEAR-OLD

CHILD EVERYONE ASSUMES WAS

HER DAUGHTER.

THIS WOMAN LIVED IN THE SAME

COMPLEX AS THE WOMAN.

IT IS A VERY SAD STORY.

THERE IS A WOMAN NO LONGER

ALIVE, AND A CHILD IS

INVOLVED.

Reporter: MANY WHO KNEW

HER SAID SHE COULDN'T

BELIEVE SHE COULD DO SUCH A

THING.

THERE WAS NO SIGNS SHE WAS A

VIOLENT PERSON.

SHE WAS PRETTY QUIET.

YOU NEVER KNOW NOWADAYS.

IT DOESN'T SEEM LIKE

THERE WAS A PROBLEMMENT.

Reporter: BUT HER

MOTHER TOLD CBN NEWS

MS. KERRY SUFFERED FROM

DEPRESSION.

A DENTIST WHO EMPLOYED HER

FOR EIGHT YEARS SAYS SHE

TOOK A STUMBLE DOWNSTAIRS

THAT LEFT HER WITH A BAD

HEAD WOUND.

AND ANOTHER DENTIST FIRED

HER LAST YEAR AND SAID HE

HAD TROUBLES GETTING ALONG

WITH OTHER CO-WORKERS.

POLICE GAVE HER CHANCE AFTER

CHANCE TO SURRENDER.

BUT WHEN SHE TRIED TO SMASH

THROUGH A BARRICADE IN THE

WHITE HOUSE, SHE SMASHED

INTO A SECRET SERVICE

OFFICER, SENDING HIM FLYING

INTO A CAR.

AND BY THE TIME SHE FINALLY

CRASHED INTO A BARRICADE A

FEW YARDS FROM THE SUPREME

COURT, POLICE HAD EVERY

REASON TO BELIEVE THEY WERE

DEALING WITH A VERY VIOLENT

WOMAN OUT TO CAUSE HARM.

IN THIS POST-9/11 WORLD,

POLICE IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

HAVE TO ALWAYS BE ON THEIR

GUARD THAT A WILDLY HOS

HOSTILE PERSON MAY BE A

SUICIDE BOMBER ABOUT TO SET

THEMSELVES OFF.

SO IT IS LITTLE SURPRISE

ONCE THE WOMAN CRASHED AND

FINALLY CAME TO A STOP AT

THIS CAPITOL HILL

INTERSECTION, SHE WAS CUT

DOWN WITH A HAIL OF

BULLETS.

MEANWHILE AT HER CONDO, THE

POLICE FORCED ALL HER

NEIGHBORS TO EVACUATE THEIR

HOMES, AND SET A BOMB OFF IN

HER PLACE BEFORE GOING IN

LOOKING FOR A BUNCH OF

CLUES.

THE BOMB SQUAD CAME IN

AND THE POLICE AND BIG

SUBURBAN S.U.V.-TYPE CARS.

AND WE SAW THE FIREMEN COME

UP.

Reporter: THE POLICE

ARE STILL THERE SEARCHING

FOR A MOTIVE AS TO WHY

SOMEONE WOULD DRIVE HUNDREDS

OF MILES JUST TO CAUSE

HAVOC.

PAUL STRAND, CBN NEWS,

CAPITOL HILL.

PAT, BACK TO YOU.

Pat: LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, DR. BEN CARSON

WAS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF

TRUSTEES AT REGENT

UNIVERSITY, AND HE IS A

DISTINGUISHED PEDIATRIC

NEUROSURGEON.

ONE OF THE FINEST, IF NOT

THE FINEST IN THE WHOLE

WORLD.

AND HE MADE A SPEECH AT THE

NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST IN

WHICH HE CRITICIZED THE

PRESIDENT.

BIG MISTAKE, DR. BEN.

HERE IS WHAT HAPPENED TO HIM

AS A RESULT.

JOHN?

Reporter: DR. CARSON

WAS AUDITED BY THE I.R.S.

MONTHS AFTER HE CRITICIZED

OBAMACARE AND TALKED ABOUT

AMERICA'S MASSIVE DEFICITS

AND MORAL DECAY.

CARSON SPOKE AT THE NATIONAL

PRAYER BREAKFAST IN FEBRUARY

WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA JUST A

FEW FEET AWAY.

MANY PEOPLE CONSIDERED THE

SPEECH A SERIOUS CRITIQUE OF

THE PRESIDENT'S POLICIES.

THE I.R.S. FOUND NOTHING

WRONG, BUT CARSON TOLD THE

WASHINGTON TIMES, I GUESS IT

COULD BE A COINCIDENCE, BUT

I NEVER HAD BEEN AUDITED

BEFORE.

IT WOULD MAKE ONE SUSPICIOUS

BECAUSE WE NOW KNOW THE

I.R.S. HAS BEEN USED FOR

POLITICAL PURPOSES.

PASTOR CHUCK SMITH HAS DIED

AFTER A 21-MONTH BATTLE WITH

LUNG CANCER.

HE IS REMEMBERED AS A MEMBER

OF THE JESUS MOVEMENT IN THE

'60s AND '70s.

HE WAS UNDERGOING TREATMENT

FOR CANCER FOR THE PAST FEW

YEARS.

SMITH FOUNDED CAVALRY CHAPEL

IN 1969.

AND SPIRITUAL SPEAKERS

HELPED IT EXPERIENCE RAPID

GROWTH.

THEY LAUNCHED HUNDREDS OF

CHURCHES AROUND THE

COUNTRY.

PASTOR CHUCK SMITH WAS 86.

THIS SUNDAY, MILLIONS OF

CHRISTIANS AND THOUSANDS OF

CHURCHES AROUND THE WORLD

WILL TAKE PART IN A GLOBAL

DAY OF PRAYER.

IT FULFILLS THE BIBLICAL

COMMAND IN PSALM 122: 6.

CHRIS MITCHELL HAS THAT

STORY.

Reporter: ORGANIZERS OF

THE DAY OF PRAYER SAY IT IS

VITAL TO PRAY FOR THE PEACE

OF JERUSALEM.

WE GATHER TOGETHER THE

FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY

OCTOBER, GLOBALLY, 174

NATIONS PARTICIPATING, CLOSE

TO 300,000 CHURCHES

REGISTERED LAST YEAR,

PRAYING FOR THE PEACE OF

THIS CITY.

Reporter: THE DAY OF

PRAYER FOR THE PEACE OF

JERUSALEM REACHES AROUND THE

WORLD, BUT STURN SAYS IT IS@

AN INITIATIVE FOR THE LOCAL

CHURCH TO BE WATCHMEN ON THE

WALLS OF JERUSALEM.

NOT GATHERING THEM TO

THIS CITY, NECESSARILY, OR

TO A MEET, BUT INTO THEIR

LOCAL CHURCHES.

WHATEVER CHURCH THEY'RE IN,

A METHODIST CHURCH,

EPISCOPALIAN, WHATEVER THEY

ARE, LET'S FULFILL PSALM

122: 6: "PRAY FOR THE PEACE

OF JERUSALEM."

Reporter: HE BELIEVES

IT IS ALWAYS IMPORTANT TO

PRAY FOR JERUSALEM, BUT

ESPECIALLY IN THESE TIMES.

IN THE MODERN YEARS,

NEVER HAS SHE BEEN

SURROUNDED BY SUS SUCH

UNEASYNESS.

IT IS GO THROUGH -- LET'S

BELIEVE IT TO BE THE TREVAIL

OF SOMETHING GREATER TO

COME.

THAT WE SHOULD SEE SHALOM.

Reporter: THE DAY OF

PRAYER WILL BE BROADCAST

GLOBALLY BY GOD TV.

CHRIS MITCHELL, CBN NEWS,

JERUSALEM.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE

INFORMATION ON THE DAY OF

PRAYER FOR THE PEACE OF

JERUSALEM, YOU CAN LOG ON TO

OUR WEBSITE AT

WWW.cbnnews.com.

PAT?

Pat:THANKS,JOHN.

IWOULDTHINK.

IF YOU READ ABOUT THE

PROFIT ZECHARIAH, HE TALKS

ABOUT THE LAST DAYS, AND HE

SAYS JERUSALEM WILL BE

SURROUNDED BY OUR ENEMIES.

ISRAEL WILL BE IN A

SITUATION WHERE ALL OF THE

NATIONS COME AGAINST HER.

I THINK WE'RE LOOKING AT

THAT PRETTY MUCH, ISRAEL

BEING ISOLATED.

BASICALLY HER ONLY FRIEND IN

THE WORLD IS THE UNITED

STATES.

AND WITH THE CURRENT

ADMINISTRATION, THAT SEEMS

TO BE IN QUESTION.

WE'RE LOOKING AT A TIME WHEN

THE PRAYER FOR THE PEACE OF

JERUSALEM BECOMES MUCH, MUCH

IMPORTANT.

TERRY?

Terry: COMING UP, A

GROUP WHO IS TRYING TO STOP

SEX TRAFFICKING IN THE WINDY

CITY.

WHEN SOMEBODY CALLS US

AND SAYS MY CHILD IS MIZING,

MISSING, WE CAN'T SAY WE'LL

GET BACK TO YOU TOMORROW.

WE NEED TO DROP EVERYTHING

AND GET ON IT IMMEDIATELY.

Terry: WE'LL RIDE

SHOTGUN ON ONE OF THEIR

ASSIGNMENTS, SO DON'T GO

AWAY.

Pat: YOU KNOW, WHEN A

DRUG DEALER SELLS A KILO OF

COCAINE, HE HAS TO GO GET

ANOTHER KILO.

AND IF HE DOESN'T DO IT,

THEN, OF COURSE, HIS PROFITS

GO DOWN.

BUT THOSE WHO ARE ENGAGED IN

THE SEX TRADE HAVE A

REUSABLE RESOURCE.

AND THESE POOR GIRLS WHO ARE

IN SLAVERY ARE USED 10, 20

TIMES A NIGHT.

DAY AFTER DAY AFTER DAY.

IT IS THE MOST HIDEOUS FORMS

OF SLAVERY THAT WE HAVE EVER

CONCEIVED IN OUR SOCIETY AND

IN OUR WORLD.

AND YET IT'S ONE OF THE

FASTEST GROWING CRIMES.

WHY?

AS I SAID, IT IS SO

PROFITABLE.

BUT IT IS ALSO HARD FOR THE

POLICE TO KEEP UP WITH.

AND SO WE'RE GOING TO TELL

YOU ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED IN

CHICAGO WHEN THE POLICE SAID

WE NEED SOME HELP.

EPHRAIM GRAHAM GIVES US THIS

REPORT.

Reporter: CHICAGO'S

BEAUTY ATTRACTS MORE THAN

40 MILLION VISITORS A YEAR.

THE CITY OFFERS MORE THAN

200 THEATERS, A MAGNIFICENT

MILE OF HIGH-END SHOPS, AND

26 MILES OF LATE FRONT.

BUT THAT BUSYNESS AND BEAUTY

ALSO BRINGS AN UGLY SIDE TO

THE BIG CITY.

WE HAVE OFFICERS THAT

REALLY CARE.

Reporter: CHICAGO

POLICE ARE WORKING TO SOLVE

MORE THAN 220 MISSING PERSON

CASES, AND A GROWING NUMBER

OF THOSE ARE CHILDREN, BEING

TRAFFICKED FOR SEX.

IT JUST GETS TO ME

SOMETIMES.

NOT SOMETIMES, ALL OF THE

TIME, TRYING TO RESCUE THESE

KIDS, AND THE CONDITION THAT

THEY'RE IN.

DEHYDRATED, YOU CAN SEE

THEIR RIBS.

JUST STANDING THERE, NO

SHOES, EYES BLOODSHOT RED.

Reporter: FIGHTING THIS

CRIME WAVE TAKES MORE THAN A

GUN AND A UNIFORM.

YOU NEED STREET

PERSPECTIVE.

THAT'S WHERE COMMUNITY

ACTIVIST ANDREW HOLMES AND

FORMER COP CARLOS RODRIGUEZ

COME IN.

WHEN WE'RE ON THE STREETS

WORKING SIDE BY SIDE WITH

THE CHICAGO POLICE

DEPARTMENT, PROVIDING THEM

WITH INFORMATION THAT THEY

KNOW THAT CHILDREN ARE

INVOLVED.

A POLICE OFFICER WILL TAKE A

LOT OF CALLS, BUT WHEN IT'S

A CHILD, THAT'S A SORE SPOT

FOR ANY POLICE OFFICER.

Reporter: BOTH NOW WORK

AS PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS

WITH MORRISON SECURITY.

SHE FITS THE PHYSICAL

DESCRIPTION OF A 14-YEAR-OLD

THAT MIGHT BE MISSING OUT

THERE.

Reporter: AND THEY LEAD

THE FIRM'S VOLUNTEER EFFORT

TO RESCUE VICTIMS OF SEX

TRAFFICKING.

CARLOS AND ANDREW HOLMES,

THEY'RE THE REAL ROCK STARS

OF THIS WHOLE THING.

THEY'RE MY HEROS.

Reporter: SEAN MORRISON

OWNS THE BUSINESS AND

DOESN'T CHARGE VICTIMS'

FAMILIES FOR THE

SEARCH-AND-RESCUE.

WE SEEM TO HAVE BEEN

CALLED TO THIS.

PEOPLE SAY, WHY DO YOU DO

THIS?

MY RESPONSE HAS ALWAYS

BEEN, IF WE DON'T DO IT, WHO

IS GOING TO DO IT.

WE HAVE A PHONE CENTER,

1-800-YOU-TELL-US.

A LOT OF PEOPLE CALL OUR

CALL CENTER BECAUSE THEY

DON'T WANT TO CALL THE

POLICE BECAUSE THEY'RE

AFRAID.

Reporter: ON OUR

VISIT --

WERE YOU ABLE TO RUN THAT

THROUGH OUR PHOTO

RECOGNITION?

Reporter: THEY TAKE A

CALL ABOUT A MISSING

16-YEAR-OLD AFTER TALKING TO

POLICE.

WE TRY TO TAKE THIS GUY

DOWN AND RESCUE THESE KIDS

FIRST.

Reporter: AND SCOURING

ONLINE SEX ADS.

IF YOU LOOK AT THE

PICTURES OF HER, HER BODY IS

NOT EVEN DEVELOPED YET.

Reporter: THEY FOLLOW A

LEAD TO A NEARBY HOTELMENT.

> HOTEL.

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS

GENTLEMAN COMING IN LATE AT

NIGHT?

WHEN SOMEBODY CALLS US,

WE CAN'T SAY WE'LL GET BACK

TO YOU TOMORROW.

WE HAVE TO DROP WHAT WE'RE

DOING AND GET TO IT

IMMEDIATELY.

GIVE ME FIVE MINUTES AND

LOOK OUT THE WINDOW.

Reporter: AT AN

ABANDONED HOUSE ON THE

CITY'S SOUTH SIDE.

YOU'VE BEEN STAYING HERE

A WHILE, HAVEN'T YOU.

Reporter: THIS IS WHAT

IT LOOKS LIKE INSIDE, IN

WHAT IS KNOWN AS A TRAP

HOUSE.

THIS IS WHERE THEY SLEEP

IN AT NIGHT.

IT NEVER GETS OLD BECAUSE

THERE IS ALWAYS ANOTHER

ONE.

BUT TO DELIVER HER

HAND-IN-HAND TO HER FAMILY,

OH, IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME.

IT MEANS GLORY TO ME.

MY PRAYERS HAVE BEEN

ANSWERED.

Reporter: ANDREW

REUNITES THIS VICTIM WITH

HER UNCLE.

HOW AM I FEELING RIGHT

NOW?

I FEEL SO BLESSED RIGHT

NOW.

MY DAUGHTER JUST GRADUATED

YESTERDAY, AND JUST TO FIND

HER, IT IS JUST ANOTHER

BLESSING IN ITSELF.

Reporter: THIS DAY'S

HAPPY ENDING BECOMES THE

LATEST OF MORE THAN 85

RESCUES PERFORMED BY THE

SECURITY FIRM.

OUR FIRST MISSION IS TO

RESCUE THESE CHILDREN FROM

OFF THE STREETS AND GET THEM

BACK TO THEIR FAMILIES OR

BACK TO AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE

THEY HAVE SAFETY.

OUR SECOND MISSION IS TO

EDUCATE.

ALL OF THIS IS PRIVATE.

THIS IS OFF-LIMITS.

ALL OF THIS IS OFF-LIMITS.

Reporter: JUST HOURS

LATER, ANDREW HEADS AGAIN TO

THE CITY'S SOUTH SIDE, THIS

WARNING CHILDREN AT THE

SOUTH SIDE WORSHIP CENTER

ABOUT THE DANGER.

WE HAD NO IDEA IT WAS

HAPPENING RIGHT HERE.

Reporter: THE CHURCH'S

PASTOR, TITUS LEE, MAKES IT

HIS MISSION TO TEACH THE

CHILDREN AND THE ADULTS IN

HIS CONGREGATION.

HE EVEN TURNED A WEDNESDAY

NIGHT BIBLE STUDY INTO A

WORKSHOP ON SEX

TRAFFICKING.

I REALIZE IF THE CHURCH

IS SILENT, WE'RE GOING TO

LOSE MORE YOUNG PEOPLE.

WE MUST BE VOCAL AND

PROACTIVE AND ENGAGE.

Reporter: THE YOUNG

PASTOR SAYS HIS EYES ARE

CERTAINLY MORE WATCHFUL.

WHEN I LOOK AT A GIRL

WALKING ALONE NOW, WITH HER

HEAD DOWN, I WONDER, IS SHE

ONE?

WHERE IS HER HOME?

IS SHE OUT HERE WANDERING?

IS SHE UNDER SOMEONE ELSE'S

CONTROL?

OR IS SHE HEADED THAT WAY

WITHOUT INTERVENTION?

YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU SEE THEM

ON THEIR CELL PHONES

SCROLLING DOWN, WHO ARE THEY

COMMUNICATING WITH?

THEY ARE VICTIMS AND

PROBABLY VICTIMIZERS, WHO

CAN BE IN THE COMMUNITY

AND/OR THE CHURCH.

Reporter: WHILE HE HAS

RESCUED SEVERAL VICTIMS IN

HIS CHURCH'S NEIGHBORHOOD,

MANY POTENTIAL PROS

PROSPECTS REMAIN.

SOME OF EDUCATED, SOME

NOT EDUCATED.

AND WE EVEN HAVE LAW

ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL.

Reporter: HUMAN

TRAFFICKING IS A SPEEDING

TRAIN, MOVING FASTER THAN

EVEN POLICE CAN TRACK.

AND THEY SAY ITS PROFIT

ENGINE COULD SOON OVERTAKE

THE DRUG TRADE.

EPHRAIM GRAHAM, CBN NEWS,

CHICAGO.

Pat: FOLKS, WE'VE GOT

TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

I'M PLEASED TO REPORT THAT

THE LAW SCHOOL AT REGENT

UNIVERSITY HAS A HUMAN

RIGHTS PROJECT.

WHAT WE WANT TO DO IS GET

THE LAWS CHANGED.

BECAUSE WHAT HAPPENS IS MANY

OF THESE GIRLS ARE VICTIMS

OF SEX TRAFFICKING, AND YET

WHEN THEY'RE BROUGHT IN,

THEY'RE CHARGED WITH

PROSTITUTION AND PUT IN

JAIL.

SO THOSE LAWS HAVE TO BE

AMELIORATED AND VERY

QUICKLY.

BUT THERE IS A GREAT DEAL

MORE THAT CAN BE DONE.

ONE MILLION WOMEN A YEAR

AROUND THE WORLD ARE PUT

INTO THIS HIDEOUS BONDAGE.

AND IT IS TIME THE WORLD

SAYS WE CAN'T HAVE IT

ANYMORE.

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.

TERRY?

Terry: COMING UP, AN

OVERWORKED HUSBAND WHO'S

BRAIN REACHED ITS BREAKING

POINT.

I WAS HEARING VOICES,

YOU'RE A HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE

HUSBAND.

YOU'RE A HORRIBLE FATHER.

THEY WOULD ALL BE BETTER OFF

WITHOUT YOU.

AND THAT'S WHEN I BEGAN

REALLY THINKING ABOUT TAKING

MY LIFE.

Terry: HEAR HOW HE

SILENCED THE VOICES IN HIS

HEAD WHEN WE RETURN.

Pat: STEVE MACOWITZ

SEEMED TO BE ALONE, AND YET

STEVE WAS SURROUNDED AT THE

SAME TIME.

VOICES IN STEVE'S HEAD WERE

SHOUTING AT HIM, TAUNTING

HIM, NO MATTER HOW HARD HE

TRIED, HE COULDN'T DROWN OUT

THE NOISE.

SO STEVE TRIED TO SILENCE

THE VOICE ONCE AND FOR ALL.

HE WROTE A GOOD-BYE LETTER

AND THEN HE PREPARED TO

DIE.

I REMEMBER ROLLING AROUND

ON THE FLOOR, JUST IN

ABSOLUTE AGONY.

JUST SCREAMING.

AND I KNEW THAT I HAD GONE

MAD.

Reporter: STEVE

MACOWITZ HAD LOST HIS

FAMILY, HIS CAREER, AND NOW

FELT LIKE HE WAS LOSING HIS

MIND.

THERE WAS SUCH A FURY

GOING ON INSIDE OF MY HEAD.

AT THIS POINT I WAS SEEING

THINGS, AND I BELIEVE THAT I

WAS HEARING THINGS.

NO MORE!

Reporter: STEVE'S

JOURNEY DOWNWARD WAS A SLOW

ONE.

IT BEGAN SHORTLY AFTER HIS

AND HIS WIFE, LESLIE,

MARRIED IN 1995.

STEVE HAD LAUNCHED HIS OWN

SMOKED FISH BUSINESS, AND

THEY WERE EXCITED ABOUT

THEIR FUTURE.

WE HAD IT ALL LAID OUT.

AND IT SEEMED LIKE THE PLAN

WAS IN PLACE FOR OUR PERFECT

LIFE TOGETHER.

Reporter: THE COUPLE

SOON WELCOMED THEIR FIRST

CHILD.

WHILE LESLIE STAYED HOME AND

TOOK CARE OF THEIR BABY,

STEVE POURED HIMSELF INTO

THE BUSINESS.

I WAS WORKING OVER 100

HOURS A WEEK.

AND THE BUSINESS HAD BECOME

VERY QUICKLY A MISTRESS.

AND I WAS PUSHING LESLIE AND

HANNAH FURTHER AND FURTHER

OUT.

AND I FELT LIKE A SINGLE

MOM.

AND THE DREAM THAT WE HAD

AND THE PLAN THAT WE HAD PUT

IN PLACE WAS STARTING TO

CHANGE SHAPE.

THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US

WAS GROWING GREATER AND

GREATER.

MY TEMPER WAS REALLY

FLARING.

I WAS GOING TO HAVE TO MAKE

A DECISION REGARDING THE

MARRIAGE OR THE BUSINESS.

Reporter: THEY DECIDED

IT WAS BEST TO CLOSE THE

BUSINESS.

AND STEVE STARTED WORKING AS

A ORGAN TRANSPLANT

COORDINATOR.

DEALING WITH DEATH EVERY DAY

TOOK ITS TOLL ON STEVE

MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY.

I NOTICED THAT STEVE

STARTED TO GET SICK WHEN HE

WOULD GO OUT ON A CALL.

OR HIS PAGER WOULD GO OFF,

AND IN A MINUTE, HIS SHIRT

WAS COMPLETELY DRENCHED WITH

SWEAT, AND HE IS RUNNING

INTO THE BATHROOM TO THROW

UP.

I WAS LET GO FROM THE

ORGANIZATION BECAUSE I

COULDN'T FUNCTION IN MY

JOB.

Reporter: THE FAMILY

THOUGHT A CHANGE OF SCENERY

WOULD BE BEST FOR HIS HEALTH

AND THEIR MARRIAGE.

SO THEY MOVED TO MAINE,

WHERE STEVE HAD A JOB LINED

UP.

BUT IT NEVER PANNED OUT.

THEN HIS FATHER DIED.

THAT'S WHEN THINGS GOT EVEN

WORSE.

HE WAS REMORSEFUL AND

SOBBING ONE MINUTE AND THEN

TWO OR THREE MINUTES LATER

HE IS ANGRY.

THINGS WOULD BE FLYING

ACROSS THE ROOM.

HE WOULD PUNCH A DOOR, THROW

A STOOL.

IT WAS CLEAR TO ME THAT I

HAD ABSOLUTELY NO CONTROL

ANYMORE.

AND I FELT THAT IT WAS ONLY

A MATTER OF TIME, AND NOT

MUCH OF IT, THAT THIS BOMB

WAS GOING TO GO OFF.

Reporter: THEN STEVE

STARTED HEARING VOICES IN

THIS HEAD.

EVENTUALLY HE THOUGHT THE

BEST THING FOR HIS FAMILY

WAS TO MOVE OUT.

I KNEW HE LOVED ME, AND I

KNEW HE LOVED OUR CHILDREN,

BUT I ALSO KNEW HE WASN'T

THE MAN THAT I MARRIED, AND

THERE WAS SOMETHING REALLY,

REALLY WRONG.

Reporter: HE FOUND AN

APARTMENT IN A LIGHTHOUSE ON

THE COAST OF MAINE.

I KNEW THAT THAT WOULD BE

THE PLACE WHERE I WOULD

DIE.

Reporter: DURING THIS

TIME, LESLIE TOLD SOME

FRIENDS WHO WERE CHRISTIANS

ABOUT STEVE'S STRANGE

BEHAVIOR.

THE HUSBAND TALKED TO STEVE

ABOUT JESUS SEVERAL TIMES,

BUT THE VOICES IN STEVE'S

HEAD ONLY GOT LOUDER.

ONE NIGHT THEY OVERWHELMED

HIM.

I WAS HEARING VOICES.

YOU'RE A HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE

HUSBAND.

YOU'RE A HORRIBLE FATHER.

THEY'D ALL BE BETTER OFF

WITHOUT YOU.

AND THAT'S WHEN I BEGAN

REALLY THINKING ABOUT TAKING

MY LIFE.

Reporter: IN THE MIDST

OF HIS TURMOIL, STEVE

THOUGHT ABOUT HIS FAMILY AND

THE CONVERSATIONS HE HAD

WITH HIS FRIEND.

I STARTED THINKING ABOUT

WHAT HE HAD SAID ABOUT JESUS

CHRIST.

AND ABOUT THE GOSPEL.

AND I REMEMBER SAYING, GOD,

IF YOU'RE REAL, IF YOU'RE

REAL, HELP ME.

BECAUSE I DON'T WANT TO

DIE.

I DON'T WANT TO WIDOW MY

WIFE.

I DON'T WAN TO ORPHAN MY

CHILDREN.

HELP ME.

Reporter: STEVE CALLED

HIS FRIEND AND MET WITH HIM

AND HIS WIFE.

HE TALKED TO ME ABOUT THE

SCRIPTURES AND READ VARIOUS

SCRIPTURES TO ME.

THAT NIGHT I REPENTED OF MY

SIN AND GAVE MY LIFE TO

JESUS CHRIST.

WHEN I AWOKE THAT NEXT

MORNING, ALL OF THAT RAGE,

ALL OF THAT GRIEF, ALL OF

THAT FEAR WAS GONE.

Reporter: NOW THAT

STEVE HAD GOTTEN THINGS

RIGHT WITH GOD, HE HAD TO

REBUILD HIS RELATIONSHIP

WITH LESLIE.

HE SAID THAT HE GAVE HIS

LIFE TO THE LORD, AND THAT

GOD TOOK ALL OF THOSE THINGS

AWAY FROM HIM.

AND I SAID, THAT'S REALLY

GREAT.

I REALLY HOPE THIS TIME THAT

THIS WORKS FOR YOU.

BUT I CAN'T DO THIS

ANYMORE.

Reporter: STILL, SHE

AGREED TO GO WITH HIM TO A

CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE

COUNSELLOR.

THERE THE MESSAGE OF GOD'S

FORGIVENESS TOUCHED HER

HEART.

I DON'T DESERVE IT, AND

THAT STEVE DOESN'T HAVE TO

DESERVE MY FORGIVENESS IN

ORDER FOR ME TO FORGIVE IT.

AND THAT I'M BEARING ALL OF

THE WEIGHT AND THE ANGER AND

THE BITTERNESS, FOR WHAT?

FOR NOTHING.

HE HAS GOT TO ANSWER TO GOD

FOR WHAT HE'S DONE.

BUT I DON'T HAVE TO SIT HERE

AND TRY TO MAKE HIM PAY.

WITH GOD, HE HAD PULLED

US OUT OF THE ASHES.

I CAME TO KNOW THE LORD.

MY WIFE CAME TO KNOW THE

LORD.

OUR TWO OLDEST CHILDREN CAME

TO KNOW THE LORD.

Reporter: STEVE AND

LESLIE KNOW IT WAS GOD'S

LOVE AND FORGIVENESS THAT

SAVED THEIR MARRIAGE AND

RESTORED THEIR LIVES.

HE HAS CREATED A LOVE FOR

MY HUSBAND.

IT'S A DEEP LOVE.

IT'S A RESPECT FOR HIM.

I'M GRATEFUL FOR THE LOVE

OF GOD.

HE HAS RECONCILED US NOT

ONLY TO HIMSELF, BUT TO EACH

OTHER.

Pat: YOU KNOW, A FEW

YEARS AGO BILLY GRAHAM WROTE

A BEST-SELLING BOOK CALLED

"PEACE WITH GOD."

YOU WOULD THINK THAT TITLE

WOULDN'T DO IT, BUT IT DID

BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY

PEOPLE IN THIS NATION, AND

THERE STILL ARE, SEEKING

PEACE.

AND JESUS CHRIST SAID, MY

PEACE I GIVE UNTO YOU.

WHEN YOU GREET SOMEBODY IN

THE ARAB WORLD, YOU SAY

SALOM, AND WHEN YOU GREET

THEM IN THE HEBREW WORLD,

YOU SAY SHALOM, BUT THE WORD

IS PEACE.

PEACE WITH GOD.

AND JESUS SAID, I'M GIVING

YOU MY PEACE.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE

TROUBLED.

THE BIBLE SAYS THE WICKED

ARE LIKE THE TOSSING OF THE

WAVES, TOSSED TO AND FRO.

THERE IS NO PEACE, SAY ETH

ETH MY GOD TO THE WICKED.

THERE IS NO PEACE.

THERE IS NO PEACE IN YOUR

LIFE.

AND GOD WANTS TO GIVE YOU

PEACE.

STEVE, YOU SEE, DIDN'T HAVE

PEACE.

AND ALL OF THOSE VOICES -- I

DON'T THINK IT WAS DEMONIC,

BUT IT WAS HIS OWN

SELF-INDUCED TORMENT, BUT,

NEVERTHELESS, IT WAS

TORMENT.

AND IT MAY BE ONE OF THOSE

THINGS YOU MAY BE

EXPERIENCING.

AND GOD SAYS, I'LL GIVE YOU

PEACE IF YOU COME TO ME.

THERE IS NO PEACE FOR THE

WICKED.

THE WICKED IS LIKE THE

TOSSING OF THE WAVES, BACK

AND FRO, BACK AND FRO, NO

PEACE.

RIGHT NOW I OFFER YOU

PEACE.

PEACE WITH GOD.

PEACE WITH YOURSELF.

PEACE WITH YOUR FELLOW MAN.

IF YOU WANT PEACE IN YOUR

LIFE, I WANT YOU TO PRAY

WITH ME.

AND WE'LL ASK THE AUTHOR OF

PEACE TO COME INTO YOUR

LIFE.

JUST BOW YOUR HEAD WHEREVER

YOU ARE.

IF YOU DON'T KNOW THE LORD,

PRAY WITH ME RIGHT NOW.

PRAY THESE WORDS.

JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT, BOW

YOUR HEAD.

JESUS, I'M TROUBLED, LORD.

I'VE SINNED, LORD.

I'M TORMENTED.

AND I WANT PEACE.

AND I KNOW YOU'RE THE AUTHOR

OF PEACE.

AND YOU SAID YOU GAVE NOT AS

THE WORLD GIVES, BUT YOU'RE

GIVING GOD'S PEACE.

AND SO RIGHT NOW I SAY GIVE

ME THE PEACE OF GOD.

I RECEIVE YOU AS MY SAVIOR.

I ASK YOUR FORGIVENESS FOR

THAT WHICH I HAVE DONE THAT

OFFENDS YOU AND BREAKS YOUR

LAW.

COME INTO MY HEART, LORD

JESUS.

LIVE YOUR LIFE IN ME.

AND I WILL LIVE FOR YOU AND

I WILL SERVE YOU ALL THE

DAYS OF MY LIFE.

THANK YOU, LORD, FOR HEARING

MY PRAYER AND GIVING ME

PEACE AND YOUR SALVATION.

NOW, FOR THOSE WHO PRAYED

WITH ME JUST THEN, I WANT TO

GIVE YOU SOMETHING BECAUSE

IT'S VERY IMPORTANT.

I HAVE A LITTLE PACKET THAT

I DID A LITTLE WHILE AGO.

I WENT INTO OUR AUDIO ROOM,

AND I SAID, WHAT HAPPENS TO

SOMEBODY WHEN THEY HAVE JUST

MADE A DECISION TO FIND THE

LORD.

AND THIS IS 73 MINUTES OF

VERY CONCENTRATED TEACHING

ABOUT WHAT JUST HAPPENED TO

YOU.

AND I'LL GIVE THIS TO YOU

FREELY, RIGHT NOW.

AND I ALSO HAVE A LITTLE

BOOKLET, 60 SOMETHING

SCRIPTURES TAKEN FROM THAT

TEACHING.

AND YOU CAN HAVE A LITTLE

HANDY BOOK, AND YOU CAN READ

THESE SCRIPTURES.

JUST CALL RIGHT NOW, AND

SAY, LOOK, I PRAYED WITH

PAT.

I PRAYED WITH THAT GUY ON

TV.

I HAVE JUST GIVEN MY HEART

TO THE LORD, AND I WANT THIS

LITTLE PACKET, "A NEW DAY."

IT'S A FREE PHONE CALL, NO

CHARGE, 1-800-759-0700.

PEOPLE WHO LOVE YOU ARE AT

THE PHONES RIGHT NOW, AND

THEY'RE WAITING FOR YOUR

CALL.

CALL AND SAY, I FOUND PEACE

WITH GOD.

I NOW HAVE PEACE OF MIND,

PEACE OF SOUL, AND I'M AT

PEACE WITH MY CREATOR.

CALL.

IF YOU NEED FURTHER PRAYER,

THEY'RE HERE FOR YOU.

TERRY, WHAT'S NEXT?

Terry: STILL AHEAD, IF

YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT

YOUR FAITH OR YOU WANT TO

TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL,

WE'VE GOT GOOD NEWS.

THERE IS AN APP FOR THAT.

THE FOUNDER TALKS ABOUT THE

SURGE EXPERIENCE WHEN WE

COME BACK.

WELCOME

BACK TO "THE 700

CLUB."

THE AMERICAN PASTOR

IMPRISONED IN IRAN FOR HIS

CHRISTIAN FAITH NOW KNOWS

PRESIDENT OBAMA SPOKE OUT ON

HIS BEHALF.

PASTOR SAEED ABEDINI WAS

TOLD THE PRESIDENT URGED

IRANIAN PRESIDENT HASSAN

ROUHANI TO RELEASE HIM.

THE AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW

AND JUSTICE REPORTS THE

PASTOR'S IRANIAN FAMILY WAS

ABLE TO VISIT WITH HIM THIS

WEEK AT EVAN PRISON.

"OPERATION BLESSING" TEAMS

ARE WORKING IN JORDAN TO AID

SYRIAN REFUGEES.

THOUSANDS HAVE FLED THE

VIOLENCE BETWEEN THE SYRIAN

GOVERNMENT AND REBEL

FORCES.

NOW THEY'RE LIVING IN

ABANDONED BUILDING AND

MAKESHIFT CAMPS.

THEY'RE WORKING TO

DISTRIBUTE RELIEF PACKAGES

TO THE REFUGEES, WHICH

INCLUDES RICE, LENTELS AND

COOKING OILS.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

"OPERATION BLESSING" BY

GOING TO THEIR WEBSITE AT

OB.ORG.

PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: ACCORDING TO A

STUDY, MORE THAN 40% OF

TEENS WHO ATTEND CHURCH IN

HIGH SCHOOL WILL GIVE UP ON

RELIGION BY THE TIME THEY'RE

30.

SO TEEN MANIA FOUNDER RON

LUSEN IS LAUNCHING A NEW WAY

TO STRENGTHEN THE FAITH OF

YOUNG ADULTS BY HOSTING A

ONE-OF-A-KIND INTERACTIVE

EVENT.

IT WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE

BIG STAGE AND THE BIG

SCREEN.

Reporter: RON LUSEN IS

THE PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER OF

TEEN MANIA, WHICH REACHES

MILLIONS OF YOUNG PEOPLE

WORLDWIDE.

HE CHALLENGES TEENS TO TAKE

A STAND FOR CHRIST IN THEIR

SCHOOLS, THEIR COMMUNITIES,

AND THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.

THIS FALL TEEN MANIA WILL BE

HOLDING A NATIONWIDE EVENT

CALLED SURGE.

THIS INTERACTIVE YOUTH RALLY

WILL BE BROADCAST TO MORE

THAN 500 SCREENS ACROSS THE

COUNTRY, AND IT TAKES PLACE

OCTOBER 9th AND 16th.

Terry: WELL, RON LUSEN

IS HERE NOW TO TELL US MORE

ABOUT IT.

WELCOME BACK.

THANK YOU, TERRY.

IT IS GREAT TO BE HERE.

Terry: LET'S TALK A

LITTLE BIT ABOUT THAT

STATISTIC.

40% OF THE KIDS WHO ARE

ACTIVELY PARTICIPATING IN

THEIR CHURCH AND FAITH

GROUPS, BY THE TIME THEY'RE

30 --

YEAH.

IT'S PRETTY TROUBLING.

ONE OF THE BIG PIECES OF THE

NEW DATA IS EVERY 10 YEARS

WHEN THE CENSUS COMES OUT,

AND PEOPLE HAVE A CHANCE TO

MARK WHAT RELIGION ARE THEY,

AND THEY ARE MARKING NONE.

AND THAT PERCENTAGE IS GOING

UP HUGE.

AND SO THE LATEST DATA IS

THAT OVERALL, THE WHOLE

NATION, 28%, SAY NONE, AND

THE YOUNGER GENERATION IS

37%, 38%.

AND EVEN THOUGH MOST WERE

RAISED IN CHURCH, THEY'RE

SAYING NONE.

AND WE HAVE THE RAPID

ADVANCE OF NEW ATHEISM AND

OTHER THINGS -- THEY MAY NOT

BE READING THOSE BOOKS, BUT

THEY'RE HEARING IT THROUGH

COMEDIANS AND SITCOMS.

AND THEY'RE BEING MOCKED OUT

OF THEIR FAITH.

THEY SAY, YOU BELIEVE IN AN

INVISIBLE GOD AND YOU HAVE

AN INVISIBLE FRIEND.

AND SO KIDS ARE INTIMIDATED

BY THIS.

WE'RE LOOKING AT NEW WAYS

AND FRESH WAYS OF REACHING

OUT TO THEM.

Terry: AND SO MANY

TIMES, ESPECIALLY HIGH

SCHOOL YEARS, IT IS A REALLY

VULNERABLE TIME FOR THEM.

TRYING TO FIGURE OUT -- THIS

IS THE FAITH OF MY PARENTS;

WHAT'S MY FAITH?

TEEN CHALLENGE HAS BEEN

AROUND FOR MORE THAN 25

YEARS, AND IT HAS GROWN UP,

BUT YOU HAVE WATCHED SOME OF

THESE TRENDS AND CHANGES

COME ABOUT.

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE ISSUES

THAT KIDS FACE TODAY THAT

MAYBE THEY DIDN'T FACE WHEN

YOU FIRST STARTED TEEN

CHALLENGE -- OR TEEN MANIA.

TEEN CHALLENGE IS ALSO A

GREAT ORGANIZATION.

Terry: YEAH, A GREAT

ORGANIZATION.

PROBABLY THE BIGGEST

TREND AND PARENTS FACE THIS

EVERY DAY, IS ALL OF THE NEW

MEDIA.

THE PHONES, THE VIDEO

GAMES.

WHAT HAS HAPPENED -- I CALL

IT WHITE NOISE, AND KIND OF

ALL OF THE TIME THEY'VE GOT

SOMETHING OR MANY THINGS

PLAYING.

AND NOW THEY COME TO SUNDAY

SCHOOL AND CHURCH, AND IT IS

A LITTLE BLIP ON THE RADAR.

HOW DO YOU BREAKTHROUGH THE

CALLOUSNESS AND THE LAYERS

OF NOISE.

THIS IS A CHALLENGE WE FACE

AS A MINISTRY, BUT PARENTS

FACE THIS AND EVERY PASTOR

FACES THIS.

THINGS LIKE "ACQUIRE THE

FIRE" IN THIS EVENT SURGE

ISOLATE THEM AND PULL THEM

AWAY FROM THE WHITE NOISE

LONG ENOUGH TO TEAR UF SOME

OFF SOME OF THE LAYERS OF

THE CALLOUSNESS SO GOD CAN

GET TO THEIR HEART.

Terry: WHEN YOU THINK

THAT GOD SAYS BE STILL AND

KNOW THAT I AM GOD.

AND THERE IS NOTHING STILL

ABOUT THE WORLD WE LIVE IN

UNLESS WE CHOOSE TO FIND

IT.

EXACTLY.

Terry: TALK ABOUT SURGE

EXPERIENCE.

TEEN MANIA HAS BEEN AROUND

FOR YEARS, BUT THIS IS A NEW

EVENT COMING.

RIGHT.

500 THEATERS,

OCTOBER 9th.

WE'RE SO EXCITED.

THE BANDS THAT ARE THERE,

LECRAY, AND NOISE VOICE.

AND WE'VE HEARD THE CRY FROM

PARENTS AND YOUTH PASTORS,

AND WE NEED QUALITY EVENTS

THAT WILL HELP OUR KIDS

CONNECT WITH GOD.

EVERYBODY KNOWS KIZ AR KIDS

ARE IN TROUBLE, BUT THEY

DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO TO

HELP.

HERE IS SOMETHING IN 500

COMMUNITIES AROUND THE

COUNTRY THAT YOU CAN DO TO

HELP.

BRING YOUR KIDS AND THEIR

FRIENDS THAT MAYBE DON'T

KNOW THE LORD.

AND WE'LL DEAL WITH THE

FEARS THAT KIDS DEAL WITH

WHEN THEY GO BACK TO SCHOOL

IN THE FALL.

WE CALL IT THE FEAR FACTOR.

AND THE BIGGEST FEAR IS I'M

NOT GOING TO BE ACCEPTED.

AND MANY TIMES THAT FEAR

MANIPULATES THEM INTO DOING

THINGS THEY NEVER WEREN'TED

WANTED TO DO.

AND WE'RE GOING TO HELP THEM

DEAL WITH THAT VERY REAL

NEED, AND GIVE THEM A CHANCE

TO GIVE THEIR LIVES TO

CHRIST.

LOAD UP THE VANS

OCTOBER 9th, AND LET YOUR

TICKETS RIGHT NOW.

AND LET'S SEE SOMETHING

BEAUTIFUL.

USUALLY IN THESE THEATERS,

IT IS A PLACE OF DARKNESS

AND HORROR FLICKS -- WELL,

THEY'RE GOING TO BE TURNED

TO A PLACE OF LIFE, WHERE

THOUSANDS WHO BELIEVE IN

CHRIST WILL COME TO CHRIST.

Terry: ACQUIRE THE FIRE

IS FABULOUS, AND HAS

IMPACTED THOUSANDS AND

THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF

KIDS OVER THE YEARS.

BUT YOU HAD TO GO TO WHERE

IT WAS.

THIS IS COMING TO WHERE WE

ARE.

THAT'S RIGHT.

ALL OVER THE PLACE.

SOMETIMES PARENTS THEY'LL

HAVE THEIR KIDS, AND SAY,

THEY'RE HANGING OUT WITH

KIDS THAT AREN'T SO GOOD.

BRING THEM TO SURGE,

TOGETHER.

IT IS NOT GOING TO TAKE ME

AS YOUR MINISTER OR YOUR

LOCAL YOUTH PASTOR.

IT IS ALL OF US REACHING OUT

AND SAYING, ALL OF US CAN

HAVE A PART OF BRINGING THIS

GENERATION BACK TO CHRIST.

Terry: TALK A LITTLE

ABOUT THE INTERACTIVE ASPECT

OF THIS.

IT IS EXCITING.

IT IS.

THIS IS A MOVIE EXPERIENCE.

THEY'RE SINGING, THEY'RE

WORSHIPPING, AND THEY'RE ON

THEIR FEET.

WE'VE GOT THEM WITH THEIR

PHONES IN THE AIR,

INTERACTING WITH THE

SCREEN.

THERE ARE CONTESTS FOR THE

BEST INSTAGRAM, AND

THOUSANDS ARE CONNECTED VIA

LIVE, VIA THIS SOCIAL

MEDIA.

IT IS A VERY DIFFERENT

ONE-OF-A-KIND EXPERIENCE

THAT WE HOPE WILL BE A GREAT

EXPERIENCE FOR KIDS, AND

ALSO DEEPLY MEANINGFUL.

Terry: HOW DO PEOPLE

FIND OUT WHERE THE THEATER

IS IN THEIR AREA.

GO TO

surgeexperience.com AND IT

WILL SHOW THE THEATER IN

YOUR AREA.

YOU CAN CLICK AND GET

TICKETS RIGHT THERE ONLINE.

THE FIRST NIGHT IS

OCTOBER 9th, AND WE'RE

GOING TO DO ONE A WEEK

LATER -- IT IS A CHURCH

NIGHT, WEDNESDAY NIGHT, AND

YOUTH GROUPS ARE CONVERGING

ON MOVIE THEATERS.

Terry: AND IF ALL OF

THE TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT FOR

ONE NIGHT, YOU'VE GOT AN

OPTION FOR THE SECOND ONE.

EXACTLY.

Terry: IT IS GOING TO

TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 9th,

AND THEN AGAIN ON THE

16th.

YOU WANT TO BE THERE FOR ONE

OF THOSE.

IT WILL BE BROADCAST IN

MOVIE THEATERS THROUGHOUT

THE COUNTRY.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE

INFORMATION ON THIS, LOG ON

TO CBN.COM.

AS ALWAYS, VERY CREATIVE.

WE REALLY APPRECIATE YOU.

BLESS YOU, TERRY.

Terry: THANK YOU SO

MUCH.

Pat: GOOD FOR YOU,

RON.

I APPRECIATE YOU, BROTHER.

STILL AHEAD, IT IS AN END OF

THE WEEK EDITION OF "BRING

IT ON."

ABNER WRITES, "I READ A BOOK

THAT CASTING OUT DEMONS IS

THE WORK OF JESUS.

SO WHY DON'T MORE CHURCHES

LEARN HOW TO SET PEOPLE

FREE?"

WE'LL TACKLE THAT QUESTION

AND MORE WHEN WE COME BACK

WITH "BRING IT ON."

Terry: WELL, WE HAVE

TIME TO TAKE SOME OF YOUR

E-MAIL QUESTIONS TODAY.

WE ALWAYS LOOK FORWARD TO

THAT.

PAT, THIS FIRST ONE IS FROM

ABNER, WHO SAYS, "I RECENTLY

READ A BOOK THAT STATES THAT

CASTING OUT DEMONS IS A

COMMAND, NOT A SUGGESTION,

BY JESUS.

SO WHY DON'T MORE CHURCHES

TEACH PEOPLE HOW TO SET

PEOPLE FREE?

ISN'T THE BIBLE CLEAR ON

THIS?"

Pat: NOT REALLY.

WHAT WE HAVE TO DO IS PUT IN

CONTEXT WHAT THOSE

STATEMENTS OF JESUS ARE.

HE WAS TALKING TO HIS

DISCIPLES WHEN HE SENT THEM

OUT TWO BY TWO IN

PALESTINE.

HE SAID, HEAL THE SICK, CAST

OUT DEMONS, FREELY GIVE, AND

SO FORTH.

THE GREAT COMMISSION IS GO

INTO ALL OF THE WORLD AND

TEACH ALL NATIONS, TEACHING

THEM TO OBSERVE ALL THAT I

HAVE COMMANDED YOU.

THAT IS THE GREAT COMMISSION

GIVEN TO ALL OF US.

SO YOU READ A BOOK BY

SOMEBODY WHO DOESN'T KNOW

HOW TO INTERPRET SCRIPTURE.

WHAT'S THE NEXT QUESTION?

Terry: THIS IS FROM

PATRICIA, WHO SAYS, "I THANK

GOD FOR GIVING US JESUS AND

THE AWESOME PRICE HE PAID

FOR US SO WE CAN BE FREE

FROM SIN AND LIVE THE

ABUNDANT LIFE.

BUT I STILL WONDER WHY GOD

CREATED THE TREE OF LIFE AND

PUT IT IN THE GARDEN OF

EDEN.

HE KNEW IT WOULD BE SEE

DEFEND BY SATAN.

ALL OF THIS SUFFERING IN

LIFE WOULD NOT HAVE EXISTED

IF THAT HAD NOT HAPPENED.

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS?"

Pat: AGAIN, YOU DIDN'T

READ THE BIBLE CAREFULLY.

THE TREE OF LIFE WAS THE

CONTACT WITH GOD HIMSELF.

THAT'S A GOOD THING.

HE PUT IN THE TREE OF THE

KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL.

YOU SEE, HE CREATED MAN

INNOCENT.

INNOCENT IS NICE, BUT THAT'S

NOT THE SAME THING AS

OVERCOMING SIN.

HE HAD TO TEACH THEM THE

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RIGHT AND

WRONG IF THEY'RE GOING TO BE

PERFECT.

AND SO THEY COME TO THIS

TREE, AND EVERY DAY THEY

WOULD SEE THAT TREE, AND

THEY WOULD SEE EATING THE

FRUIT OF THE TREE OF THE

KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL

IS BAD.

DAY TWO, ADAM AND EVE WOULD

STAND BEFORE THE TREE AND

SAY IF WE EAT THAT, IT'S

BAD.

AND IF WE DON'T EAT IT, IT'S

GOOD.

THEY LEARNED THE KNOWLEDGE

OF GOOD AND EVIL.

HOW ARE YOU GOING TO BE

PERFECT UNLESS YOU HAVE

LEARNED THE KNOWLEDGE OF

GOOD AND EVIL.

BUT THE TREE OF LIFE WAS

BEING NEAR TO GOD.

AND THAT'S A GOOD THING.

ALL RIGHT.

Terry: THIS IS MANAGER

WHO SAYS, "HOW WOULD YOU

DEFINE A FALSE PROPHET, AND

WHY DO CHRISTIAN PREACHERS

ACCUSE OTHER CHRISTIAN

PREACHERS OF BEING FALSE

PROPHETS?"

Pat: ISN'T IT A SHAME

THAT "A (A) DON'T

UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE AND (B)

HATE EACH OTHER.

A FALSE PROPHET IS NOT

CONSISTENT WITH THE TEACHING

OF THE GOSPEL.

A FALSE PROPHET IS SOMEBODY

WHO LEADS YOU ASTRAY.

HE IS MOTIVATED BY PERSONAL

AMBITION OR HE IS MOTIVATED

BY SATAN.

AND I THINK TO USE THESE

TERMS IS BAD.

WE'RE SUPPOSED TO LOVE EACH

OTHER.

THIS BROTHER IS OVER HERE

DOING HIS BEST.

LET'S GIVE HIM A BREAK AND

LET'S PRAY FOR HIM AND LOVE

HIM.

NOT SAY HE IS A FALSE

PROPHET AND I COMMAND HE BE

CONDEMNED TO HELL.

IT IS TERRIBLE.

WE'RE SUPPOSED TO LOVE EACH

OTHER.

Terry: THIS VIEWER

SAYS, CTRL+I , "I LEARNED

TO TITHE AS A CHILD.

I CAN SAY THAT TITHING HAS

BEEN A JOY AND A BLESSING.

NOW MY HUSBAND AND I ARE

RETIRED AND LIVING ON A

SMALL PENSION AND SOCIAL

SECURITY.

MY HUSBAND HAS MEDICAL

EXPENSES, SO WE BARELY HAVE

ANY MONEY.

WE STILL TITHE, BUT WOULD IT

BE WRONG TO USE THAT MONEY

TOWARDS MEDICAL EXPENSES

INSTEAD?"

Pat: READ CAREFULLY

WHAT THE BIBLE HAS TO SAY IN

MALACHI.

HE SAYS, PROVE ME WITH YOUR

TITHES AND OFFERS.

I WILL REBUKE THE DEVOUR FOR

YOUR SAKE.

YOUR HUSBAND HAS ALL OF

THESE MEDICAL PROBLEMS

BECAUSE YOUR DEVOUR HAS NOT

BEEN REBUKED.

YOU GIVE YOUR TITHES

FATHFULLY, AND GOD SAYS, I

WILL REBUKE THE DEVOUR, THE

PERSON WHO IS EATING UP YOUR

MONEY AND EATING UP YOUR

HEALTH.

YOU WANT TO BE HEALTHY, AND

THAT IS A PROMISE IN THE

WORD.

Terry: A CONCERNED

GRANDMOM SAYS, "MY DAUGHTER

GOT DIVORCED SEVERAL YEARS

AGO, AND HER HUSBAND GOT

CUSTODY OF THE BOYS.

SHE ONLY GETS THEM IN THE

SUMMER AND HOLIDAYS.

SHE CALLS EVERY DAY TO PRAY

WITH THEM.

SHE GAVE HER SON A CELL

PHONE, HOWEVER, HER

EX-HUSBAND SENT THE PHONE

BACK TO HER.

IS THAT EVEN LEGAL?

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS?"

Pat: LISTEN, I DON'T

HAVE ALL OF THE

INFORMATION.

A MOTHER DOESN'T LOSE HER

CHILDREN UNLESS MOTHER HAS

DONE SOMETHING WRONG.

SHE IS TAKING DRUGS.

SHE HAS ABUSED THE

CHILDREN.

SOMETHING HAS HAPPENED,

BECAUSE OTHERWISE MOTHERS

ALMOST INVARIABLY GET

CUSTODY OF THEIR CHILDREN.

YOU DIDN'T TELL US WHAT SHE

HAD DONE.

BUT IN TERMS OF HIM SENDING

BACK THE CELL PHONE, AND HE

HAS LEGAL CUSTODY, YES,

THAT'S LEGAL.

IT IS A SHAME.

IT BREAKS YOUR HEART TO SEE

FAMILIES BROKEN APART.

THIS IS WHY GOD HATES

DIVORCE.

BECAUSE OF WHAT IT DOES TO

THE PEOPLE INVOLVED.

WE MAKE A VOW, WHEN WE GET

MARRIED, UNTIL DEATH DO US

PART.

AND WHEN THERE IS A DIVORCE,

THERE IS A DEATH.

A DEATH COMES.

WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT,

A DEATH COMES.

AND IT BREAKS YOUR HEART.

BUT IT ALSO HEARTS

CHILDREN.

ANYHOW, I DON'T HAVE ALL OF

THE INFORMATION.

BUT REGRETTABLY, SENDING

BACK A CELL PHONE, THERE IS

NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT

THAT, THAT I KNOW OF.

Terry: THANK YOU ALL

FOR YOUR QUESTIONS.

WE APPRECIATE IT.

MOST SMALL BUSINESSES FAIL

AFTER THE FIRST FEW YEARS,

SO WHEN FRANK AND EMMY

STARTED THEIRS, THEY KNEW

THAT THE ODDS WERE STEAKD

AGAINSSTACKED AGAINST

THEM.

HERE IS HOW THEY SET THEIR

BUSINESS APART FROM THE

REST.

Reporter: RUNNING A

SMALL BUSINESS IS RISKY, BUT

FRANK AND EMMY HAVE DONE IT

FOR OVER 30 YEARS.

THEY WEREN'T ALWAYS

SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS.

FRANK HAD BEEN A PARTS

MANAGER AT A TEXTILE

COMPANY.

WHEN THE COMPANY WAS SOLD,

FRANK LOST HIS FULL-TIME JOB

AND HIS SECURE RETIREMENT.

I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT.

WE HAD NEVER BEEN IN THIS

SITUATION BEFORE.

I WAS DISAPPOINTED

BECAUSE JOBS WERE NOT

AVAILABLE.

Reporter: FORTUNATELY,

FRANK AND EMMY HAD STARTED A

SMALL COMPANY CALLED DURA

PARTS, AND IT SUPPLIED

REPLACEMENT COOKING

EQUIPMENT TO RESTAURANTS.

BUT IT WASN'T BRINGING IN

ENOUGH INCOME TO REPLACE

FRANK'S FULL-TIME JOB.

STILL, THEY BELIEVED GOD

WOULD PROVIDE FOR THEIR

FAMILY.

IT WAS THIS

INDESCRIBEABLE FEELING OF

PEACE AMID TURMOIL.

Reporter: ONE DAY WHILE

VISITING CBN, THEY RECEIVED

A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT THAT

THEIR STRUGGLING BUSINESS

WOULD GROW.

WE WERE ABLE TO LEAVE

THERE WITH A FEELING THAT WE

WERE CARED FOR AND WE WERE

PRAYED FOR.

Reporter: THEY ALSO

BELIEVED THE KEY TO SUCCESS

IN THEIR BUSINESS WOULD BE

TO KEEP TITHING TO THEIR

CHURCH AND GIVING TO CBN.

WE REALIZED TO GIVE TO

THE LORD WAS AN ACT OF

WORSHIP.

AND WHAT YOU WERE

ACKNOWLEDGING IS HE REALLY

OWNED IT ALL.

Reporter: TODAY THEY

HAVE ACCOUNTS THROUGHOUT THE

COUNTRY, AND THEY GIVE TO

CBN AT THE FOUNDERS LEVEL.

IT IS A PRIVILEGE TO BE

CALLED TO SUPPORT SUCH A

MINISTRY.

THE GOOD THAT THEY DO FOR

OTHERS.

AND SO WE FEEL WE CAN

ENTRUST WHAT HE HAS TOLD US

TO SHARE OF THE ABUNDANCE HE

HAS GIVEN US WITH THIS

MINISTRY.

Reporter: THE GANNONS

SAY THE KEY TO THEIR SUCCESS

IS GIVING FAITHFULLY AND

TRUSTING GOD.

IF GOD IS NUDGING YOU TO

SUPPORT CBN, OBEY.

Terry: DON'T BE AFRAID

TO GIVE TO THE LORD, AS THEY

SO SUCCINCTLY SAID, OUR

OBEDIENCE IS GIVING AND

WORSHIP TO HIM.

GOD WANTS TO TOUCH THE LIVES

OF OTHERS BY USING AND I.

WE WANT TO INVITE YOU TO BE

A PART OF WHAT GOD IS DOING

THROUGH THE WORK OF CBN.

DOW THAT BY COLLEEN THE

CALLING THE TOLL-FREE NUMBER

YOU SEE ON YOUR SCREEN.

1-800-759-0700.

JUST SAY, I WANT TO JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB."

65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A MONTH

MAKES YOU A "700 CLUB"

MEMBER.

WE HAVE LOTS OF LEVELS YOU

CAN JOIN UP AT.

AND YOU'LL HAVE THE

PRIVILEGE THAT YOU ARE

TOUCHING AND SAVING LIVES

AND YOU'RE SHOWING YOUR

WORSHIP OF THE GOD YOU

LOVE.

AND WE'LL SEND YOU PAT

ROBERTSON'S TEACHING "HOW

SHALL WE NOW LIVE?"

AND YOU'LL GET IT WHEN YOU

CALL.

SO CALL NOW.

Pat: LAST NIGHT AT

DINNER, I LEARNED OF AN

EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITY

FROM A MAN WHO USED TO WORK

ON THIS PROGRAM.

MAKING A LOT OF MONEY.

GUESS HOW HE IS DOING IT?

Terry: I DON'T KNOW.

Pat: SELLING CRICKET

EGGS.

Terry: CRICKET EGGS?

Pat: PETSMART TAKES

CRICKET EGGS.

Terry: HE MUST HAVE

PRAYED FOR A CREATIVE IDEA.

[LAUGHTER]

Pat: LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, THERE IS NO LIMIT

TO WHAT CAN BE DONE.

THAT'S THE WAY WE CLOSE THE

WEEK.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM THE PSALMS FOR

YOU: "I SOUGHT THE LORD AND

HE HEARD ME AND DELIVERED ME

FROM ALL MY FEARS."

FOR TERRY AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON, AND

WE WILL SEE YOU ON MONDAY.

BYE-BYE.

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