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The 700 Club - Oct. 22, 2013

Captain Richard Phillips, the hero of the 2009 Somali pirates hijacking talks about seeing his traumatic ordeal portrayed on the big screen. Plus, Isaiah lost his mother and sister to AIDS and he struggled to carry on. Read Transcript


MORE PIRATES ARE ON

BOARD.

ALL ABOARD THE MURSK

ALABAMA.

PLUS, DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR

CHILD IS TAKING TO MAKE THE

GRADE.

PEOPLE DO OFFER IT TO

EACH OTHER.

IT IS NOT A BIG DEAL.

ADDERALL ABUSE, ON

TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

*

Pat: WELCOME TO THIS

EDITION OF "THE 700 CLUB."

YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU'RE

DEALING WITH COMPUTERS, THEY

TALK IN TERMS OF MAN YEARS.

IT WILL TAKE 30 MAN YEARS TO

FIX THE PROBLEM.

WELL, THE PROBLEM WITH

OBAMACARE, THEY'RE LOOKING

BETWEEN THREE MILLION AND

FIVE MILLION LINES OF CODE

THAT NEED TO BE REWRITTEN.

I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT ALL OF

THAT MEANS, EXCEPT THEY'RE

USING TERMS LIKE FAILURE,

DISASTER, CATASTROPHE ON

THIS SIGNATURE INITIATIVE OF

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

TERRY, HAVE YOU SIGNED UP

YET?

Terry: NO, I HAVEN'T.

NO, I HAVEN'T.

THEY SAY IT IS NOT GOING TO

BE FIXED FOR ANY TIME SOON,

AND INTERNET EXPERTS ARE

SAYING THAT THE WEBSITE WAS

PUSHED OUT WAY TOO FAST,

DESPITE WARNINGS AHEAD OF

TIME IT WASN'T READY.

DALE HURD HAS THE STORY.

Reporter: PRESIDENT

OBAMA ALMOST ACTED SURPRISED

WHEN HE ADMITTED THAT THE

ROLLOUT OF OBAMACARE HAS

BEEN A DISASTER.

BUT THE COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE

SHOCKINGLY DYSFUNCTIONAL

WEBSITE BEGAN AS SOON AS IT

WAS TURNED ON.

19MILLION PEOPLE HAVE LOGGED

ON TO THE WEBSITE, ONLY TO

FIND CONFUSING ERROR

MESSAGES, BROKEN

CALCULATORS, WRONG

INFORMATION ON MEDICAID

ELIGIBILITY, OR JUST LONG

DELAYS AND TIME OUTS.

KATHLEEN SEBELIUS IS

EXPECTED TO TESTIFY BEFORE

CONGRESS NEXT WEEK.

HER DEPARTMENT SPENT

$500 MILLION TO BUILD THIS

SITE, AND CRITICS CALL IT A

COMPLETE FAILURE.

A VISIT TO THE WEBSITE IS

KIND OF LIKE A TRIP TO THE

DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES

IN YOUR STATE.

Reporter: EXCEPT THAT

MOST D.M.V. SITES WORK.

IF THEY CAN'T EVEN HANDLE

THE ENROLLMENT, HOW CAN THEY

HANDLE THE ACTUALLY SYSTEM.

IT IS TRULY SHOCKING EVEN TO

US HOW BADLY THINGS ARE

GOING.

Reporter: THE PRESIDENT

HAS PROMISED TO FIX THE

PROBLEMS, EVEN REACHING OUT

TO VERIZON FOR HELP.

MEANWHILE, CONSUMER REPORTS

HAS WARNED ITS MEMBERS TO

STAY AWAY FROM THE WEBSITE.

THE ONLINE SYSTEM NEEDS SO

MANY REPAIRS THAT EXPERTS

WARN IT MIGHT NOT OPERATE

SMOOTHLY UNTIL AFTER THE

DECEMBER 15 DEADLINE, FOR

PEOPLE TO SIGN UP FOR

COVERAGE STARTING IN

JANUARY.

ONE SPECIALIST SAID AS MANY

LINES AT FIVE MILLION LINES

OF SOFTWARE CODE MAY NEED BE

TO REWRITTEN BEFORE IT RUNS

PROPERLY.

BUT THERE ARE BIGGER

PROBLEMS.

OBAMACARE ITSELF MAY BE TOO

EXPENSIVE FOR MOST

AMERICANS.

WE COULD SEE AN INCREASE,

INITIALLY, IN THE NUMBER OF

UNINSURED, BELIEVE IT OR

NOT, IF THE ROLL OUT IS AS

DISASTEROUS AS IT IS SHAPING

UP TO BE, AND PEOPLE ARE

PUSHED OUT OF CURRENT

COVERAGE, AND FIND THE

ALTERNATIVES TOO EXPENSIVE,

IT COULD MAKE THE PROBLEMS

WORSE.

Reporter: AND YIT

CRITICS LIKE THIS SENATOR

SAYS IT IS DOOMED BECAUSE IT

WON'T WORK.

OBAMACARE IS GOING TO

FAIL ON ITS OWN RIGHT.

THE FACT IS THE SICK PEOPLE

ARE SIGNING UP.

THE HEALTHY AREN'T.

THEY'RE NOT GOING TO BECAUSE

THE DEDUCTIBLES ARE SO HIGH

AND THE COST IS GOING TO BE

HIGH.

Reporter: DALE HURD,

CBN NEWS.

Pat: WE'RE GOING TO TRY

TO DO A STORY FOR YOU

TOMORROW.

AS I UNDERSTAND IT, THIS

PARTICULAR INITIATIVE, THE

SOFTWARE INITIATIVE, WAS

FARMED OUT TO A CANADIAN

COMPANY, WHICH HAD FAILED

AND WAS DISMISSED BY CANADA

BECAUSE OF THE PROBLEMS THEY

HAD.

THEY CAN CHOSEN OUT OF MANY

PEOPLE WHO WERE BIDDING TO

DO THIS JOB.

AND WE'RE TALKING ABOUT

SPENDING HUNDREDS OF

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS ON THIS

THING.

AND IT HAS BEEN A COLOSSAL

FAILURE.

Terry: AND THAT'S JUST

THE FAILURE OF THE SYSTEM

THAT IS HANDLING THE SIGNING

ON AND ALL OF THAT.

BUT, PAT, THE SYSTEM ITSELF,

ONCE YOU'RE IN IT, IS SO

FLAWED.

WHY DIDN'T ANYBODY LOOK AT

THE COSTS INVOLVED.

YOU TALKED ABOUT YOUNG

PEOPLE, KIDS COMING OUT OF

COLLEGE, THEY'RE ALREADY IN

DEBT WITH COLLEGE FUNDS, AND

THEY CANNOT AFFORD IT.

BUT THEY NEED THE YOUNG

PEOPLE TO SIGN UP.

SO HOW DOES THAT WORK?

Pat: THIS IS A DISASTER

OF PLANNED ECONOMY.

OBAMA WANTED TO MOVE AMERICA

TOWARDS A EUROPEAN-STYLE

SOCIALISM.

AND SOCIALISM SAYS

GOVERNMENT WILL RUN

EVERYTHING IN YOUR SOCIETY.

AND THE BIGGEST CHUNK OF OUR

EXISTENCE IN AMERICA IS

HEALTH CARE.

IT IS HUGE.

IT MAY OCCUPY 20% OR SO OF

OUR TOTAL G.D.P.

SO OBAMA WANTED HIS HANDS ON

THIS AS A GOOD EUROPEAN

SOCIALIST.

AND THAT'S WHAT HE WANTS.

THE FACT THAT THE THING IS A

SKESCREW-UP, IT WON'T

WORK -- HE DOESN'T CARE

ABOUT ALL OF THAT.

HE IS GOING TO MAKE IT GO

REGARDLESS.

HE IS LIKE A DOCTRINEAR

PERSON DEFENDING THE FAITH,

AND THIS IS THE FAITH.

KEEP IN MIND YOU'RE NOT

DEALING WITH REASON ON

THIS.

YOU'RE DEALING WITH AN

IDEOLOGY WHICH HAS NOW

PROVEN TO BE FLAWED.

AND AS WE'VE SAID, OBAMACARE

IS FACING OTHER CHALLENGES

AS WELL.

IN COURT.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

Reporter: THAT'S RIGHT,

PAT, A BATTLE AGAINST

OBAMACARE'S CONTRACEPTION

MANDATE COULD BE FOUGHT IN

THE SUPREME COURT.

THE MANDATE REQUIRES

BUSINESSES TO PROVIDE

MORNING AFTER ABORTION PILLS

AND MORE.

HOBBY LOBBY SAYS THE POLICY

FORCES THEM TO VIOLATE THEIR

RELIGIOUS BELIEFS OR PAY

MILLIONS IN FINES.

A DISTRICT COURT TEMPORARILY

EXEMPTED THEIR BUSINESS FROM

THE MANDATE IN JULY.

THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND

HUMAN SOURCES THEN FILED A

NOTICE IN FEDERAL COURT TO

APPEAL THAT DECISION.

THE UNITED STATES IS

CONDEMNING AN ATTACK BY

ISLAMIC RADICALS ON A COPTIC

CHURCH IN EGYPT THAT LEFT

FOUR CHRISTIANS DEAD.

THAT STATEMENT COMES AFTER

THOUSANDS GATHERED FOR THE

FUNERALS OF FOUR, INCLUDING

TWO SISTERS, ONLY 8 YEARS

OLD AND 12 YEARS OLD.

Reporter: IT WAS A

SCENE THAT HAS BECOME ALL

TOO FAMILIAR TO EGYPTIAN

CHRISTIANS, ANOTHER

FUNERAL.

THIS AFTER THEY HAD ATTENDED

A JOYOUS OCCASION, A

WEDDING.

AN ISLAMIST GUNMAN FIRED 15

SHOTS AT A WEDDING

CEREMONY.

EVERYBODY KNOWS EVERY

SUNDAY THERE IS A WEDDING IN

THE CHURCH.

THERE WAS A LOT OF TRAFFIC

OUTSIDE THE CHURCH WHEN A

BIKE AND A CAR APPROACHED

THE CHURCH.

THE CAR STOPPED, AND THE

GUNMAN ON THE MOTOR

MOTORCYCLE STARTED

SHOOTING.

WHAT IS HAPPENING IS

TARGETING ALL OF EGYPT, AND

NOT ONLY THE CHRISTIANS.

THIS IS ENOUGH.

PEOPLE ARE GETTING SICK AND

TIRED OF THIS.

Reporter: ON SATURDAY

NORTHWEST OF CAIRO, MEMBERS

OF THE JIHADIST GROUP THAT

CALLS ITSELF SUPPORTERS OF

THE JAMATI CLAIMED

RESPONSIBILITY FOR A CAR

BOMBING.

THE GROUP WARNED EYGPTIANS

TO AVOID MILITARY AND POLICE

BUILDINGS.

THE BOMBING AND OTHER

SIMILAR ATTACKS IN THE SINAI

SUGGEST EGYPT MAY BE FACING

THE START OF AN INSURGENCY.

THEY ACCUSE THE MILITARY OF

WAGING WAR ON EYPTIANS,

WHICH, QUOTE,"ONLY BENEFITS

THE ENEMIES OF THE NATION,

JEWS AND CHRISTIANS."

MILITANT ISLAMISTS BLAME

MILITANTS FOR THE UPRISING

THAT ENDED LAST JULY, THAT

ENDED MOHAMMED MORSI'S

PRESIDENCY.

AND IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE

ATTACKS AGAINST CHRISTIANS,

THE MILITARY AND POLICE WILL

END ANY TIME SOON.

THIS WAS THE SCENE AT

CAIRO'S ALISSAR UNIVERSITY,

STUDENTS OPPOSING POLICE.

IT WAS ANOTHER WEEKEND OF

POLITICAL UNREST.

SUGGESTING EYPTIANS ARE

LIKELY TO FACE MORE VIOLENCE

AND INSTABILITY IN THE DAYS

AHEAD.

GARY LANE, CBN NEWS.

Reporter: PAT, THE

SITUATION THERE JUST SEEMS

TO BE DETERIORATING.

Pat: WELL, IT REALLY

WON'T IF THE MILITARY IS

ALLOWED TO HAVE A FREE

HAND.

BUT THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD,

LET'S FACE IT, IS A

TERRORIST ORGANIZATION.

IT IS A PRO-ISLAMIC

TERRORIST ORGANIZATION.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, HOW

MANY PEOPLE HAVE GOT TO BE

KILLED, HOW MANY AFFRONTS TO

HUMAN DECENCY HAVE TO TAKE

PLACE BEFORE WE RECOGNIZE

THAT ISLAM IS NOT A RELIGION

OF PEACE.

ISLAM IS A RELIGION OF

HATRED AND VIOLENCE.

YOU SAY THESE PEOPLE ARE

JUST THE RADICALS, AND THEY

DON'T REPRESENT THE

MAJORITY.

YES, THEY DO.

THIS IS PURE, PURE TEACHING

FROM THE QURAN.

PURE TEACHING FROM THE

QURAN.

WE'RE IN THE PROCESS OF

DOING A BOOKLET THAT WILL

SHOW PRECISELY WHAT MOHAMED

SAID, WHAT THE

INTERPRETATION OF ALL THIS

IS, AND WHAT THE FOLLOWERS

OF ISLAM, IN THEIR EXTREME

FORM, WANT TO ACCOMPLISH.

KILLING, VIOLENCE.

A LITTLE CHILD, ALL EXCITED

BECAUSE SHE IS WEARING HER

FIRST DRESS TO A WEDDING.

TO THINK OF THE HOPES AND

DREAMS BLOTED OUT BECAUSE

SOME CRAZED FUNDAMENTALIST

RADICAL SHOOTS HER DOWN.

BUT THE UNITED STATES, YOU

SEE, HAS WITHDRAWN ITS

SUPPORT OF THE PEOPLE WHO

WOULD BRING PEACE AND

STABILITY.

THERE NEEDS TO BE A FIRM

HAND IN EGYPT.

THIS WHOLE THING, THEY'VE

GOT TO GET IT UNDER

CONTROL.

THERE IS JUST NO WAY YOU CAN

ALLOW PEOPLE TO GO AT WILL

SHOOTING AND MAKING MAYHEM

AMONG THE POPULATION.

AND SO WE, AS A NATION, THE

UNITED STATES, NEED TO

SUPPORT THE MILITARY, WHICH

IS IN FAVOR OF PRO-DEMOCRACY

WESTERN PRINCIPLES.

BUT, OH, NO.

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

SAYS WE'RE NOT GOING TO

SUPPORT YOU BECAUSE THE

MORSI ADMINISTRATION HAS

BEEN OVERTHROWN.

YES, WE'RE NOT IN FAVOR OF

MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD.

JOHN?

Reporter: PAT, BACK

HERE AT HOME, VETERANS FROM

ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE ABLE

TO VISIT THE NATION'S WAR

MEMORIALS HERE IN WASHINGTON

AGAIN NOW THAT THEY HAVE

BEEN REOPENED AFTER THE

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN.

FOR MANY OF THEM THIS PAST

WEEKEND, IT WAS AN EMOTIONAL

EXPERIENCE.

A FAR CRY FROM SCENES JUST A

WEEK AGO.

THESE MILITARY VETERANS

ROAMED FREELY AROUND

WASHINGTON'S WAR MEMORIAL,

DESPERATE TO HONOR THE

FREEDOMS THEY FOUGHT TO

DEFEND.

DURING THE SHUTDOWN,

BARRICADES BLOCKED ACCESS,

PROMPTED LAWSUITS FROM THE

CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE,

WHO ACCUSED THE

ADMINISTRATION OF

HEAVY-HANDED TACTICS TO HURT

THE AMERICANS.

THE POLITICS OF PAIN

BEING USED BY THE PRESIDENT

GO WELL OVER THE LINE.

Reporter: THESE VETS

SAY THEY NEVER WOULD HAVE

IMAGINED BEING FORCED TO

BREAKTHROUGH BARRICADES

AFTER HAVING FOUGHT FOR

THEIR COUNTRY AND BREAKING

THROUGH ENEMY LINES.

FOR MANY OF THESE AMERICAN

HEROS, THIS WAS A TRIP OF A

LIFETIME, MADE POSSIBLE BY

THE HONOR FLIGHT NETWORK.

THE GROUP FLIES AGING VETS

FROM WORLD WAR II, AND THE

KOREAN AND VIETNAM WARS, TO

WASHINGTON.

RIGHT NOW THEY'RE GLAD TO

SEE NO ONE IS BEING DENIED

VISITING THESE HALLOWED

SITES.

IT IS REALLY GREAT TO BE

OPEN AGAIN.

Reporter: HURRICANE

RAYMOND IS HOVERING OFF

MEXICO'S SOUTHERN PACIFIC

COASTAL.

THEY HAVE EVACUATED HUNDREDS

OF PEOPLE, AND ARE ASKING

PEOPLE TO STAY OFF ROADS AND

HIGHWAYS.

THE CATEGORY THREE STORM IS

NOT EXPECTED TO COME FULLY

ASHORE.

OPTION BLESSING IS ON THE

GROUND IN MEXICO.

SEVERE FLOODING HAS FORCED

THEM TO MOVE TO HIGHER

GROUND, BUT THEY'RE STANDING

BY TO HELP VICTIMS WITH 14

MOBILE KITCHENS, THREE WATER

PURIFICATION SYSTEMS, AND

DOZENS OF SUPPLIES.

PEOPLE WHO DON'T GET ENOUGH

SLEEP OR DON'T SLEEP WELL

HAVE A HIGHER AM THE OF

PLAQUE IN THEIR BRAINS THAT

LEADS TO ALZHEIMER'S.

PREVIOUS RESEARCH HAS FOUND

A LACK OF SLEEP CAN BE BAD

FOR YOUR THINKING ABILITIES,

BUT SO FAR RESEARCHERS CAN'T

SAY FOR SURE THAT BAD SLEEP

LEADS TO ALZHEIMER'S OR THAT

BETTER SLEEP MAY HELP

PREVENT IT, ALTHOUGH IT MAY

BE POSSIBLE.

BUT IT IS ALWAYS BEST TO GET

A GOOD NIGHT'S REST.

PAT, IF THE STUDY IS TRUE,

IT SHOWS OR BOLSTERS OTHER

STUDIES THAT SHOW THE

RESTORATIVE POWER OF SLEEP.

Pat: I'M ALL FOR

SLEEP.

I THINK IT IS GREAT.

I THINK A NAP DURING THE

MIDDLE OF THE DAY -- MY

FATHER WAS A VERY ACTIVE

MAN, AND HE LIVED A LONG,

LONG PRODUCTIVE LIFE.

BUT HE ALWAYS HAD A NAP.

Terry: MY GRANDMOTHER

DID, TOO.

SHE CALLED IT HER 40 WINKS.

Pat: THEY HAD WISDOM.

Terry: I THINK SO,

TOO.

IT KIND OF PUTS THE DAY IN

PERSPECTIVE.

Pat: IN OTHER COUNTRIES

THEY HAVE THE SIESTA.

IN SPAIN, THEY THEN STAY UP

PARTYING AND DRINKING TO

2:00, 3:00 IN THE MORNING --

BUT I THINK A HALF HOUR NAP

IS REFRESHING.

Terry: I DO, TOO.

SO IF MY DOOR TO THE OFFICE

IS CLOSED, YOU'LL NOW.

COMING UP, THE PRESCRIPTION

DRUG THAT IS SUPPOSED TO

GIVE USERS AN EXTRA EDGE.

INSTEAD, IT IS SENDING THEM

OVER THE EDGE.

THE WORST POSSIBLE THING

YOU CAN IMAGINE.

A SMART, GOOD-LOOKING KID,

AND THE ADDERALL JUST

DESTROYED HIM.

Terry: HEAR WHAT IS

BIGGEST DONE TO STOP

ADDERALL ABUSE.

THAT'S NEXT.

*

Pat: WELL, THOSE OF US

FROM THE, QUOTE,"GREATEST

GENERATION" HAVE A HARD TIME

KEEPING TRACK OF ALL OF THE

MEDICATIONS THAT ARE GIVEN

TO YOUNG PEOPLE TODAY.

WE'VE JUST HEARD OF THE÷

DANGERS÷ OF RIDALIN, AND IT

IS JUST BEING OVERPRESCRIBED

IN A SHOCKING WAY.

BUT THERE IS A NEW ONE THAT÷

YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD

ABOUT, ADDERALL.

IT IS ONE OF THE÷

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS USED TO÷÷

TREAT WHAT THEY CALL

ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER.

AND 14 MILLION YOUNG PEOPLE

IN AMERICA, BETWEEN THE AGES

OF 20 AND 40, TAKE IT.÷÷

AND MANY PEOPLE THINK IT IS

HARMLESS.

THAT ISN'T ALWAYS THE CASE.

OUR LORI JOHNSON TELLS US

ABOUT ONE YOUNG MAN WHO WAS

ADDICTED TO ADDERALL AND IT

COST HIM HIS LIFE.

Reporter: SINCE

CHILDHOOD, RICHARD LIVED A

STORYBOOK LIFE, STRAIGHT

"A"S, STAR ATHLETE, LOTS OF

FRIENDS.

AND THEN HE STARTED TAKING

THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG

ADDERALL.

IT JUST CHANGED HIS WHOLE

THOUGHT PROCESS.

Reporter: OVER THE

COURSE OF THREE YEARS,

RICHARD'S LIFE SPIRALLED OUT

OF CONTROL, UNTIL HIS FATHER

FOUND HIM HANGING IN HIS

CLOSET.

THE WORST POSSIBLE THING

YOU COULD EVEN IMAGINE.

HERE WAS THIS GREAT KID,

THAT HAD EVERYTHING GOING

FON HIM, EVERYTHING.

SMART, GOOD-LOOKING KID, AND

THE ADDERALL JUST DESTROYED

HIM.

Reporter: ADDERALL IS

PRESCRIBED FOR PEOPLE WITH

ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER,

OR A.D.D.

ADDERALL WORKS ON THE BRAIN

TO HELP THEM FOCUS BETTER.

BUT SOME PEOPLE WHO DO NOT

HAVE A.D.D. BELIEVE ADDERALL

MAKES THEM FOCUS BETTER,

TOO, SO THEY TAKE IT TO HELP

THEM STUDY.

RICHARD HAD MENTIONED TO

ME THAT HE HAD GOTTEN AN

ADDERALL FROM ONE OF HIS

FRIENDS AT EXAM TIME.

Reporter: HE IS NOT

ALONE.

AN ESTIMATED ONE IN FIVE

COLLEGE STUDENTS USE IT,

LARGELY UNAWARE OF THE

PHYSICAL DANGER, AND THAT IT

IS A FELONY TO USE SOMEONE

ELSE'S PRESCRIPTION.

HERE IN THE LIBRARY

DURING EXAM WEAK, YO WEEK,

YOU CAN HEAR PEOPLE ASKING

EACH OTHER, I NEED AN

ADDERALL PILL.

PEOPLE DO OFFER IT TO EACH

OTHER.

Reporter: SOON RICHARD

ONES HIONCE HIT HIS OWN

SUPPLY.

IF YOU JUST GO TO A

DOCTOR AND TELL THEM YOU

HAVE THE SIGNS OF A.D.D.,

WITHOUT EVEN CHECKING,

THEY'LL GIVE YOU A

PRESCRIPTION.

THAT'S BASICALLY WHAT HE

DID.

Reporter: THIS CLINICAL

PSYCHOLOGIST RESEARCHES THE

MISUSE OF DRUGS LIKE

ADDERALL.

SHE SAYS IT IS EASY TO FAKE

A.D.D.

IF YOU TALK TO MOST

COLLEGE STUDENTS, THEY COULD

PROBABLY TELL YOU A DOCTOR,

OR TWO OR THREE, IN TOWN TO

GO TO, AND WHAT TO SAY OR DO

IN ORDER TO GET A

PRESCRIPTION.

Reporter: ADDERALL IS A

CLASS TWO NARCOTIC.

IT CAN BE VERY ADDICTIVE.

YOU CAN GET A EUPHORIC

FEELING WITH A CRASH

AFTERWARDS.

Reporter: AFTER

COLLEGE, RICHARD MOVED BACK

HOME WITH HIS PARENTS AND

CONVINCED TWO SEPARATE

DOCTORS TO EACH PRESCRIBE

HIM ADDERALL.

RICHARD WOULD BE UP FOR

DAYS.

BE UP FOR THREE DAYS IN A

ROW, WALKING THE HOUSE 3:00,

4:00, 5:00 IN THE MORNING,

WIDE AWAKE.

AND THEN HE WOULD CRASH FOR

A COUPLE OF DAYS AND SLEEP

FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS.

Reporter: THE FAMILY

TRIED TO GET RICHARD'S

DOCTORS TO STOP PRESCRIBING

THE DRUG.

I SAID, YOU KEEP GIVING

ADDERALL TO MY SON, YOU'RE

GOING TO KILL HIM.

Reporter: BUT RICHARD

WAS OVER 18, AND HIS DOCTORS

SAID LEGALLY RICHARD'S

TREATMENT WAS PRIVATE.

THE DOCTORS STAYED IN THE

RECEPTION AREA, BEHIND THE

GLASS PARTITION, AND SAID HE

COULDN'T TALK TO US.

Reporter: RICHARD'S

DOCTORS BOTH INCREASED HIS

DOSE.

YOU CAN BECOME PSYCHOTIC

AND LOSE THE ABILITY TO

THINK CLEARLY AND DO THINGS

THAT YOU OTHERWISE WOULDN'T

DO.

I'VE SEEN HIM, HE WAS ON

THE COMPUTER AND HE JUST PUT

LITTLE PIECES OF SCOTCH TAPE

ON HIS FINGERS BECAUSE HE

DIDN'T WANT THE KEYBOARD TO

BE ABLE TO GET HIS

FINGERPRINTS.

WHY, I DON'T KNOW.

HE WOULD COVER UP THE CAMERA

ON IT BECAUSE HE FELT LIKE

PEOPLE COULD BE WATCHING

HIM.

DURING THIS TIME, RICHARD

IS BECOMING MORE VIOLENT.

HE IS MAKING THREATS.

WE WERE SCARED OF OUR OWN

SON DURING THAT TIME.

WE SLEPT WITH OUR DOORS

LOCKED.

Reporter: NOT LONG

AFTER THAT, RICHARD TOOK HIS

LIFE.

IT SHOULD HAVE NEVER,

EVER HAVE HAPPENED.

AND IT WAS THE ADDERALL.

Reporter: PEOPLE WITH

FAMILIAR WITH RICHARD'S

STORY SAY IT ILLUSTRATES THE

NEED FOR STRICTER GUIDELINES

FOR DIAGNOSING A.D.D., AND

FOR TRYING

NON-PHARMACEUTICAL

TREATMENTS BEFORE

PRESCRIBING ADDERALL.

THERE IS NOW CLEAR

EVIDENCE THAT THE MEDICATION

SHOULD BE, IN MOST

INSTANCES, THE LAST LINE OF

DEFENSE, AND NOT THE FIRST

LINE OF DEFENSE.

AND WHAT THE RESEARCH IS

CLEARLY SHOWING IS THAT OVER

THE LON LONG-TERM, THE

DRUGS ARE NOT AS EFFECTIVE

AS BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION.

Reporter: THE FAMILY

WANTS CHANGES, REQUIRING

DOCTORS TO SEE WHAT OTHER

PRESCRIPTIONS THEIR PATIENTS

ARE TAKING, AND REQUIRING

THEM TO NOTIFY PARENTS OF

ADULT CHILDREN WHO ARE IN

DANGER.

THERE WAS INFORMATION

THAT THEY HAD IN THEIR FILE,

THAT IF THEY HAD SHARED IT

WITH US AT THAT TIME, WE'D

LIKE TO THINK THINGS WOULD

HAVE BEEN DIFFERENT.

THEY NOTED IN RICHARD'S FILE

THEY THOUGHT HE WAS

SUICIDAL.

Reporter: THEY SAY

ADDICTS SHOULD FIND A

QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL TO

WEAN OFF IT.

YOU DON'T COLD TURKEY

THIS STUFF.

YOU NEED TO BE TAKEN OFF IT

SLOWLY.

Reporter: ALTHOUGH THEY

CAN'T GET THEIR SON BACK,

THEY HOPE TELLING THEIR

STORY WILL PREVENT OTHERS

FROM LOSING THEIR LOVED

ONES.

LORI JOHNSON, CBN NEWS.

Pat: THANKS, LORI.

I'M NOT ONE TO PRESCRIBE

LAWSUITS, BUT I THINK WE'VE

GOT A CASE OF MEDICAL

MALPRACTICE THERE.

THOSE DOCTORS SHOULD BE HELD

ACCOUNTABLE FOR DOING THIS.

IT IS LIKE PUTTING A GUN IN

THE HAND OF A CRAZY PERSON

AND SAYING, MAKE SURE YOU

DON'T SHOOT YOURSELF.

BUT, YOU KNOW, THEY SAY -- I

WAS LISTENING TO ONE

ANALYSIS OF THE SHOOTINGS

THAT HAVE TAKEN PLACE AROUND

THE COUNTRY, AND PEOPLE SAY

IT'S GUN, GUN, GUN, GUN.

AND IT'S NOT GUN, GUN, GUN,

GUN.

IT'S MEDICINE, MEDICINE,

MEDICINE.

IT IS ANTI-PSYCHOTIC

MEDICINE.

OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN

THE PEOPLE INVOLVED HAVE

BEEN ON SOME KIND OF

PSYCHOTIC MEDICATION.

AND THAT HAS BEEN THE

TRIGGER THAT HAS LED TO SOME

OF THESE VERY VIOLENT ACTS

THAT HAVE TAKEN PLACE.

AND SO WE SAY LET'S HAVE

STRICTER GUN LAWS.

NO.

LET'S HAVE STRICTER LAWS

REGULATING THE PRESCRIBING

OF THESE ANTI-PSYCHOTIC

DRUGS.

THAT'S THE PROBLEM.

Terry: IT'S A SAD

STORY.

UP NEXT, THE TRUE STORY

BEHIND ONE OF HOLLYWOOD'S

HOTTEST FILMS.

I WAS SUPPOSED TO BE

EXCHANGED FOR THE LEADER.

THE LEADER CAME DOWN, GOT IN

THE BOAT, AND THEY DIDN'T

EXCHANGE ME, SO THAT'S ONE

OF THE LESSONS I LEARNED,

NEVER TRUST THE PIRATE.

Terry: THE REAL CAPTAIN

PHILIPS SELLS US HER TALE OF

SURVIVAL WHEN WE COME BACK.

Terry: THE ACADEMY

AWARDS ARE STILL MONTHS

AWAY, BUT CRITICS SAY

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS IS A

SHOO-IN FOR THE BEST

PICTURE.

IT TELLS THE STORY OF THE

FIRST AMERICAN TO BE

CAPTURED BY PIRATES IN 200

YEARS.

EPHRAIM GRAHAM HAD A CHANCE

TO SPEAK WITH THAT MAN, THE

REAL CAPTAIN PHILLIPS.

Reporter: MERCHANT

MARINE CAPTAIN RICHARD

PHILLIPS SHARED HIS

HORROWING STORY WITH CBN

NEWS, MONTHS AFTER IT

UNFOLDED, ABOARD THE MAERSK

ALABAMA CARGO SHIP.

IT BEGAN WITH A RADIO CALL

HE WILL NEVER FORGET.

ONE PIRATE ABOARD.

FROM THEN IT WAS A 12 TO 15

HOUR SLIPPERY SLOPE BEFORE

WE GOT INTO THE LIFE BOAT.

FOUR PIRATES ON BOARD.

FOUR PIRATES.

Reporter: HOURS TURNED

INTO DAYS, AND THAT CAT AND

MOUSE GAME NOW PLAYS OUT ON

THE BIG SCREEN.

WE SAY LOCKDOWN.

NO ONE COMES DOWN UNTIL YOU

HEAR THE PASSWORD, WHICH IS

SUPPER TIME.

Reporter: WITH TO TOM

HANKS PLAYING CAPTAIN

PHILLIPS.

PHILLIPS SURRENDERED HIMSELF

TO THE REMAINING THREE AND

BOARDED ONE OF THE SHIP'S

LIFE BOATS.

YOU'RE IN THE WATER AND

OFF YOU GO.

I WAS SUPPOSED TO BE

EXCHANGED FOR THEIR LEADER.

THE LEADER CAME DOWN, HE GOT

IN THE BOAT, AND THEN THEY

DIDN'T EXCHANGE ME.

SO THAT'S ONE OF THE LESSONS

I LEARNED.

NEVER TRUST A PIRATE.

Reporter: THIS MAN

PLAYS ONE OF THE PIRATES,

MUSI, IN THE FILM.

BEFORE LANDING THE ROLE, HE

WAS A LIMO DRIVER LIVING IN

MINNESOTA.

I WAS BORN IN SOMALIA.

AND I LIVED IN SOMALIA UNTIL

I WAS SIX YEARS OLD.

Reporter: HIS YOUNG

LIFE IN SOMALIA GAVE HIM THE

BACKGROUND TO EMBRACE THE

ROLE.

KIDS HAVE NO PARENTS.

I WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO

HAVE PARENTS WHO TOOK ME

FROM THE COUNTRY TO BE A

BETTER PERSON AND MAKE

SOMETHING OUT OF MYSELF.

BUT HE DIDN'T HAVE THAT.

YOU KNOW?

I UNDERSTAND IT.

Reporter: CAPTAIN

RICHARD PHILIPS WAS THE

FIRST SEAMAN CAPTURED BY

PIRATES IN 200 YEARS.

HE WAS FREED ON EASTER

SUNDAY IN 2009 AFTER NAVY

SEALS CAPTURED THE PIRATES

PIRATES.

THE BIGGEST LESSON HE

LEARNED --

THERE IS POWER TO

PRAYER.

AND IT DID HELP ME.

I DIDN'T PRAY FOR ESCAPE.

I PRAYED FOR STRENGTH AND

PATIENCE.

I GAVE FOR THE STRENGTH, AND

THAT GOD WOULD LET ME HAVE

THE STRENGTH TO CONTINUE AND

KNOW WHEN TO ESCAPE AND THE

PATIENCE TO WAIT FOR THAT

TIME.

Reporter: EVEN WHEN

THAT TIME DID COME, PHILLIPS

HAD A HARD TIME BELIEVING

IT.

IT WASN'T UNTIL I WAS

BEING HOISTED UP ON THE DECK

OF THAT U.S. NAVY SHIP THAT

THAT WONDERFUL SIGHT I GET

TO SEE, THAT I FINALLY

REALIZED, HEY, I MADE IT.

I'M OUT OF THERE.

I'M ALIVE.

Reporter: HE SHARED HIS

STORY IN A BOOK, AND NOW ON

THE BIG SCREEN, WHERE THERE

IS OSCAR BUZZ.

BUT PHILLIPS' BIGGEST HONOR

IS RECOGNIZING HIS FELLOW

MERCHANT MARINES AND SHINING

A LIGHT ON THE DANGERS AT

SEA.

FELLOW MEN AND WOMEN, THE

INTERNATIONAL MERCHANT

MARINES, WHO ARE KEPT AT GUN

POINT AS HOSTAGES WAITING TO

BE FREED.

Reporter: EPHRAIM

GRAHAM, CBN NEWS.

Terry: IT IS AN AMAZING

STORY.

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS IS RATED

PG-13 FOR VIOLENCE AND

INTENSE ACTION SCENES.

STILL AHEAD, THE TIME OF THE

SHOW WHERE WE TURN THE

CONTENT OVER TO YOU, OUR

VIEWERS, BECAUSE WE'RE GOING

TO BE ASKING YOUR

QUESTIONS.

GARRETT WANTS TO KNOW, "WHY

DOES GOD ALLOW SO MUCH

TURMOIL IN THE WORLD?"

PAT IS GOING TO OFFER HIS

RESPONSE WHEN WE COME BACK.

AND WELCOME BACK TO "THE

700 CLUB."

THE YOUNGER GENERATION IS

INCREASINGLY MOVING AWAY

FROM CONVENTIONAL RELIGION.

A RESEARCH REPORT FOUND

NEARLY 20% OF AMERICANS NOW

CONSIDERED THEMSELVES

RELIGIOUSLY UNAFFILIATED.

UP FROM 15% FIVE YEARS AGO.

STILL, THE REPORT FOUND THAT

MANY OF THE RELIGIOUS

UNAFFILIATED STILL CONSIDER

THEMSELVES SPIRITUAL IN SOME

WAY.

68% SAY THEY BELIEVE IN

GOD.

21% REPORT PRAYING EVERY

DAY.

ONLY 6% SAY THEY'RE ATHEIST

OR AGNOSTIC.

NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

MAY SEE TWO MUSLIM HOLIDAYS

ADDED TO THEIR CALENDAR.

THE CITY'S ONLY MUSLIM

COUNCILMAN HAS BEEN PUSHING

FOR YEARS TO ADD THEM.

NOW BOTH CANDIDATES FOR

MAYOR HAVE ENDORSED HIS

PROPOSAL.

OPPONENTS SAY IF THOSE ARE

ADDED, THEN HOLIDAYS FOR

OTHER FAITHS AND CULTURAL

CELEBRATIONS SHOULD BE

CONSIDERED AS WELL.

OTHER PROPOSALS ARE THE

CHINESE NEW YEAR AND A HINDU

HOLIDAY.

REMEMBER, YOU CAN ALWAYS GET

THE LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

GOING TO OUR WEBSITE,

CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Pat: BEFORE WE GET INTO

SOME OF YOUR QUESTIONS, I

WANT TO POINT OUT THE REGENT

UNIVERSITY IS HAVING A

PREVIEW WEEKEND.

IT IS REALLY FUN TO COME.

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN

FINDING OUT ABOUT COLLEGE,

UNDERGRAD OR GRADUATE

SCHOOLS, WE HAVE JUST ABOUT

EVERYTHING THERE, EVERYTHING

YOU CAN THINK OF.

IT IS A BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS.

IT IS 1-800-373-5504.

THAT NUMBER IS ON YOUR

SCREEN.

OR YOU CAN LOG ON TO

REGENT.EDU.

Terry: IT IS A

BEAUTIFUL SCHOOL, AND THIS

IS A BEAUTIFUL TIME TO

COME.

TIME TO "BRING IT ON."

THIS IS FROM GARRETT, PAT,

WHO SAYS, "WHY DOES GOD

ALLOW SO MUCH TURMOIL IN THE

WORLD?"

Pat: IF YOU BEGIN,

WHERE DOES THE TURMOIL COME

FROM?

THERE IS ENEMY.

HIS NAME IS SATAN.

IF YOU GO BACK TO THE

FOUNDATION OF THE EARTH.

YOU FIND THERE IS THE

CREATIVE BEING, LU LUCIFER,

AND HE WAS THE MOST

BEAUTIFUL OF ALL OF GOD'S

CREATION.

HE BEGAN TO LOOK AT HIMSELF

AND SAID, I'M SO BEAUTIFUL

AND WISE, I CAN RUN THE

UNIVERSE BETTER THAN GOD.

THEY TOOK A THIRD OF THE

ANGELS WITH HIM.

AND WE CALL THEM DEMONS.

THERE IS THIS BENEVOLENT

FORCE WHO HATES PEOPLE MADE

IN THE IMAGE OF GOD.

HE WANTS THEM TO KILL

THEMSELVES.

HE WANTS THEM TO BE

DESTROYED, AND HE WANTS TO

TURN THEM AWAY FROM GOD.

WHY DOES GOD PERMIT IT?

THAT WAS THE QUESTION.

WELL, HE HAS GOT A TIME WHEN

ALL OF THIS IS GOING TO

END.

RIGHT NOW HE IS ALLOWING

FREE WILL.

AND THE REASON IS IF HE

SLAMMED LUCIFER, I MEAN

REALLY LET HIM HAVE IT, THEN

HE WOULD RULE THE UNIVERSE

THROUGH FEAR.

AND GOD WANTS TO HAVE A

UNIVERSE RUN BY LOVE, NOT BY

FEAR.

AND THAT'S WHY GOD ALLOWS

THIS STUFF TO HAPPEN.

BECAUSE HE IS ALLOWING FREE

WILL TO TAKE PLACE.

AND HE IS ALLOWING EVIL TO

SHOW ITSELF.

AND THEN WHEN IT IS ALL

OVER, HE IS GOING TO END

IT.

IT WON'T BE TOO MUCH

LONGER.

Terry: THIS IS SUSAN

WHO SAYS, "I RUN A BUSINESS

AND I TITHE OFF THE GROSS

INCOME.

AND I THEN DRAW A SALARY

FROM MY BUSINESS.

DO I HAVE TO TITHE THAT,

TOO?

IT SEEMS AS IF I'M TITHING

TWICE?"

Pat: I THINK YOU'RE

RIGHT.

TO TITHE OFF YOUR GROSS

INCOME IS INCREDIBLE.

IF A GROCERY STORE MAKES

$100 MILLION AND YOU TITHE

THAT, YOU WILL HAVE PROBABLY

THREE TIMES THE NET PROFIT

OF THE INSTITUTION.

I DON'T THINK GOD WANTS US

TO BEGGER OURSELVES WITH OUR

GIVING.

HE WANTS US TO GIVE

JOYFULLY.

SO THE IDEA IS YOU'RE

ALREADY PAYING FROM YOUR

BUSINESS, AND NOW YOU TAKE A

SALARY, AND YOU WANT TO

TITHE THAT AGAIN.

IF YOU LOVE THE LORD AND YOU

FEEL YOU WOULD LIKE TO DO

THAT, IT IS A VOLUNTARY

OFFERING.

BUT I DON'T THINK THERE IS

ANY NECESSITY THAT SAYS YOU

HAVE TO DO THAT.

Terry: LAUREL SAYS, "I

WOULD REALLY LIKE TO QUIT

SMOKING.

I HAVE PRAYED THAT GOD TAKES

AWAY MY ADDICTION, BUT I

STILL HAVE CRAVINGS.

WHAT AM I DOING WRONG.

WILL YOU PLEASE PRAY FOR

ME?"

Pat: I'M GOING TO GIVE

YOU SOME ADVICE.

I USED TO SMOKE ABOUT A PACK

A DAY --

Terry: I DID, TOO.

I HAD A VERY HARD TIME

QUITTING.

ONE DAY WHEN I REALIZED IT

WASN'T JUST BAD FOR MY HELP,

BY THAT TIME I WAS A

BELIEVER, I KNEW I WAS

RUINING MY BODY AS A TEMPLE

OF GOD, AND THE LORD TOOK

THAT AWAY FROM ME.

Pat: I SAW THE CANCERS

ON RATS IN NEW ORLEANS, I

THINK, AND I SAID, I'M NOT

GOING TO DO THIS TO MYSELF.

SO I CAME OUT OF AN EVIDENCE

CLASS.

I WAS IN LAW SCHOOL, AND I

THREW IT ON THE GROUND AND

GROUNDED IT OUT.

YOU ASK, WHAT DO YOU DO?

21 DAYS.

I'M PREACHING OVER AND OVER

AGAIN, 21 DAYS TO CREATE A

NEW HABIT.

TODAY YOU DON'T SMOKE.

THE NEXT DAY YOU DON'T

SMOKE.

THE NEXT DAY -- BUT YOU

DON'T SAY I'M GOING TO QUIT

FOR LIFE.

I'M JUST NOT GOING TO SMOKE

TODAY.

IT ALSO MEANS THAT YOU TAKE

ALL OF THE CIGARETTES OUT OF

THE HOUSE, FLUSH THEM DOWN

THE TOILET.

GET RID OF ALL OF THE

TOBACCO, AND DON'T GO BUM

ANY CIGARETTES OFF YOUR

FRIENDS.

THAT'S WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO.

21 DAYS.

AND WHAT WILL HAPPEN, IT

HAPPENED TO ME, IT GOT SO I

COULDN'T STAND THE SMELL OF

CIGARETTES.

IT MADE ME NAUSEATED TO BE

AROUND THE STINKY STUFF.

Terry: NATALIE SAYS, "I

MARRIED VERY YOUNG, AND THAT

MARRIAGE ENDED IN DIVORCE

DUE TO THE FACT I COMMITTED

ADULTERY.

I HAVE SINCE BECOME A

CHRISTIAN AND CONFESSED MY

SINS.

I HAVE SINCE REMARRIED, BUT

MY OLD HUSBAND SAYS MY NEW

HUSBAND IS FOREVER CURSED.

IS THIS TRUE?"

Pat: I THINK YOUR OLD

HUSBAND IS SOUR GRAPES.

NO, YOUR MARRIAGE ISN'T

CURSED.

YOU BROKE THE COMMANDMENTS,

BUT YOU HAVE COME TO THE

LORD AND HE HAS FORGIVEN YOU

AND YOU STARTED A NEW LIFE.

DON'T LET YOUR EX-HUSBAND

TAKE AWAY YOUR JOY.

THAT'S WHAT HE WANTS TO DO.

HE'S JEALOUS THE FACT YOU

GOT MARRIED TO SOMEBODY

ELSE.

Terry: MICHELLE

SAYS, "WHAT HAPPENS TO THE

BODIES THAT ARE TAKEN UP IN

THE RAPTURE?

WILL OUR FI PHYSICAL BODIES

STILL BE LEFT ON EARTH?"

Pat: SOME OF THAT

NONSENSE ABOUT PEOPLE BEING

TAKEN UP IN A FLIGHT SUIT

AND THERE ARE NAKED

BODIES -- IT'S ALL

NONSENSE.

IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE,

WE WILL BE CHANGED.

WHEN THE LORD COMES BACK, WE

WILL BE CHANGED INTO

GLORIOUS BODIES LIKE HIS

GLORIOUS BODY.

IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE.

YOU DON'T LEAVE YOUR BODY

BEHIND.

IT WILL BE CHANGED AT THE

RAPTURE.

Terry: THAT WILL BE A

WONDERFUL TIME.

Pat: PRAISE GOD IT WILL

BE A WONDERFUL TIME.

I'M DOING ANYTHING THAT I

MIGHT ACHIEVE THE

RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD.

IT IS SO WONDERFUL YOU CAN'T

EVEN CONCEIVE OF IT.

Terry: THAT'S TRUE.

WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR

QUESTIONS, EVERYBODY.

WE REALLY APPRECIATE HEARING

FROM YOU.

COMING UP, A SMALL BUSINESS

OWNER WHO GOT SCAMMED BY HIS

OWN EMPLOYEES.

THE FIRST MISTAKE I MADE

WAS LEAVING THE BUSINESS

UNATTENDED.

BEFORE I KNEW IT, IT WAS

$80,000 IN DEBT DUE TO A

THEFT.

Terry: FIND OUT HOW ONE

INVESTMENT SAVED HIS

COMPANY, WHEN WE COME BACK.

COM PUNGZ

Pat: WHEN JOHN'S SKATE

SHOP STARTED GROWING, JOHN

DECIDED TO OPEN A FEW MORE

STORES.

BUSINESS WAS GOOD, BUT THEN

HE LET HIS GUARD DOWN.

AND BEFORE HE KNEW IT, JOHN

WAS MORE THAN $200,000 IN

DEBT.

Reporter: IN THE WORLD

OF ICE SKATING, THERE IS A

RELATIVELY NEW DISCIPLINE

CALLED SYNCHRO SKATING.

AT THE LOCAL LEVEL, JOHN

HARMADA IS PART OF MAKING

THIS HAPPEN IN THIS RINK IN

ILLINOIS, WHERE HE RUNS A

SMALL SHOP CALLED CAPETOS.

WHEN JOHN FIRST STARTED IN

BUSINESS, HE AND HIS FAMILY

PROSPERED.

WE WERE

ABLE TO BUY A

HOUSE IN A NICE SUBURB.

WE WERE ABLE TO PAY FOR THAT

WITHIN A YEAR.

WE HAD NO DEBT, NO CREDIT

CARD DEBT, NO BUSINESS

DEBT.

Reporter: BUT THEN JOHN

LEARNED A TOUGH LESSON ABOUT

BUSINESS GROWTH AND

FAILURE.

BACK THEN, I WAS A LITTLE

GREEDY.

I WANTED TO BE THE BIGGEST

KID ON THE BLOCK.

I MEASURED SUCCESS BY HOW

MANY STORE LOCATIONS CAN YOU

HAVE.

Reporter: JOHN SOON

LEARNED THAT RUNNING

MULTIPLE STORES WAS MORE

DIFFICULT THAN HE THOUGHT.

THE FIRST MISTAKE I MADE

WAS LEAVING THE BUSINESS

UNATTENDED.

BEFORE I KNEW IT, I WAS

$80,000 IN DEBT DUE TO

EMPLOYEE DEBT.

Reporter: JOHN WAS

FORCED TO SHUT THEM DOWN AND

REGROUP.

WHEN THE DUST SETTLED, HE

WAS MORE THAN $200,000 IN

DEBT AND UNABLE TO PAY THIS

BILLS.

THE LOW POINT FOR ME WAS

WHEN I HAD INVENTORY BILLS

COMING DUE IN SEPTEMBER AND

OCTOBER, AND THERE WAS

NOTHING TO PAY THEM WITH.

I WAS TAPPED OUT ON SECURING

ANY TYPE OF LOAN WITH A

SECOND MORTGAGE.

THE BUSINESS WAS ALREADY --

THE LINE OF CREDIT HAD BEEN

MAXED OUT FOR THE BUSINESS.

THERE WAS LITERALLY NOWHERE

ELSE TO TURN.

Reporter: AT THAT

POINT, JOHN READ A BOOK BY

PAT ROBERTSON CALLED "THE

SECRET KINGDOM."

IN IT WAS SOMETHING THAT

STOOD UT I OUT IN MY MIND

WAS THE LAW OF RESIPROCITY.

THE MORE YOU GIVE, THE MORE

YOU RECEIVE.

Reporter: SOON AFTER

READING THE BOOK, HE WAS

CHALLENGED BY SOMETHING HE

HEARD ON "THE 700 CLUB."

I HEARD GORDON SAY ONE

TIME, HAVE FAITH AND

CHALLENGE GOD.

BECAUSE THIS IS THE ONLY

TIME IN THE BIBLE THAT GOD

SAYS TO CHALLENGE ME, IS

WITH YOUR FINANCES.

SO I'M THINKING, OKAY, HOW

DO I DO THIS.

AND THEN I WOULD SAY, WELL,

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

BE A PARTNER, AND YOU WATCH

AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS.

SO I DECIDED OKAY, PERFECT.

WHAT HAVE I GOT TO LOSE.

Reporter: SO JOHN

JOINED "THE 700 CLUB" FOR

$20 A MONTH.

NO SOONER DID I MAKE THAT

PLEDGE WHEN BUSINESS STARTED

TO INCREASE.

OUT OF NOWHERE I HAD

SOMEBODY COME IN WITH A HUGE

JERSEY ORDER, WHICH WAS

WORTH $5,000.

Reporter: AS THE

BUSINESS GREW, SO DID JOHN'S

GIVING.

HE INCREASED TO THE THOUSAND

CLUB, AND EVENTUALLY TO

CBN'S CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE.

SURE ENOUGH, BUSINESS,

AGAIN, STARTED TO INCREASE.

IT WAS JUST MIND-BLOWING AT

THE TIME.

I COULDN'T BELIEVE HOW THIS

JUST WORKS.

ALL OF A SUDDEN IT JUST

WORKS.

JUST RECENTLY I HAD AN IDEA

TO INCREASE MY GIVING TO

CBN.

NO SOONER WAS I WRITING THE

CHECK WHEN ALREADY BUSINESS

STARTED TO GO THROUGH THE

ROOF.

TO THE POINT WHERE I COULD

HARDLY HANDLE IT.

THERE IS NO BETTER DECISION

ANYONE CAN MAKE THAN TO

INVEST IN GOD.

AND CBN.

AND THEN WATCH WHAT HAPPENS

IN THEIR LIFE.

Pat: GOD IS WAITING FOR

SOMEBODY.

HE SAID, LOOK, I'M GOING TO

OPEN THE WINDOWS OF HEAVEN

AND POUR YOU OUT SUCH A

BLESSING YOU CANNOT CONTAIN

IT.

THAT'S WHAT HE PROMISES.

HE ASKS, WILL YOU BE A

PARTNER WITH ME.

PEOPLE WHO HOLD BACK, AND

THOSE WHO GIVE GET GIVEN

BACK TO.

IT IS THE LAW OF

RESIPROCITY.

IT WORKS.

IT IS GOD'S LAW, JUST LIKE

GRAVITY.

YOU GIVE AND YOU GET BACK.

YOU GIVE AND YOU GET BACK.

YOU DON'T GIVE TO GET BACK.

YOU GIVE BECAUSE YOU WANT TO

GIVE.

YOU GIVE LOVE.

YOU GET BACK LOVE.

YOU GIVE KINDNESS, YOU GET

KINDNESS.

YOU GIVE FRIENDSHIP, YOU GET

FRIENDSHIP.

IT'S THE WAY IT WORKS.

IT IS THE WAY GOD MADE THE

WORLD.

WHY FIGHT WHAT GOD HAS SET

UP.

JUST GO WITH THE FLOW AND

LET GOD BLESS YOU.

AND, BY THE WAY, I WANT TO

GIVE YOU SOMETHING.

OUR PRODUCER HAD ME AND

SCOTT ROSS GO TO A PLACE IN

THE MOUNTAINS AND DO A

COUPLE DAYS OF ANSWERING

QUESTIONS.

AND WE DID THIS.

IT'S CALLED "HOW SHALL WE

NOW LIVE?"

AND WE ANSWERED A WHOLE LOT

OF QUESTIONS WE SAID WERE

IMPORTANT TO YOU.

Terry: CAN I TELL YOU

JACLYN FROM VIRGINIA REALLY

LOVED IT.

SHE SAID, "HOW SHALL WE NOW

LIVE LIFTED MY SPIRITS.

IT HELPED ME TO REFOCUS ON

THE SCRIPTURAL FOUNDATIONS

ITSELF WHAT THE WORLD

SAYS."

Pat: WE GIVE YOU THIS

WHEN THE JOIN "THE 700

CLUB," AND IT IS 65 CENTS A

DAY.

Terry: WE GAVE THEM THE

OVERVIEW OF EVERYTHING

AROUND THE WORLD THAT IS

BEING DONE.

I KNOW THIS, BUT WHEN I SEE

IT ALL TOGETHER, I AM

WOWED.

I GO, GOD, YOU ARE AMAZING.

WHO WOULDN'T WANT TO BE A

PART OF THAT.

Pat: THAT'S WHAT YOUR

"700 CLUB" MEMBERSHIP DOES,

$20 A MONTH.

Terry: STILL TO COME,

ONE MAN SEARCHES FOR THE

ANSWERS TO LIFE'S TOUGHEST

QUESTIONS.

AT TIMES I TEND TO THINK

ABOUT MY PAST.

WHY DID THIS HAPPEN?

WHY DID GOD

LET THIS

HAPPEN?

Terry: HEAR HOW PRISON

HELPED HIM GET HIS ANSWERS

WHEN WE RETURN.

QLSH

Terry: P.F.LEWIS ONCE

SAID PAIN IS GOD'S ME MEGA

PHONE TO ROUSE A DEAD

WORLD.

GROWING UP, ISAIAH LOST HIS

MOTHER AND HIS SISTER.

AND IF HADN'T BEEN FOR A

STINT IN JAIL, ISAIAH MIGHT

HAVE LOST HIMSELF AS WELL.

AT TIMES I STILL TEND TO

THINK ABOUT MY PAST.

WHY DID THIS HAPPEN?

WHY DID GOD LET THIS

HAPPEN?

Reporter: IT'S A

QUESTION ISAIAH BORGAM HAS

ASKED FOR MOST OF HIS LIFE.

WHY WAS HE BORN OUT OF

WEDLOCK?

WHY DID HIS FATHER ABANDON

HIM?

WHY DID HIS MOTHER DO THE

THINGS SHE DID?

WHY DID SHE GET AIDS?

AT FIRST ISAIAH BLAMED HIS

MOM.

WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS TO

ME?

HOW CAN YOU BE SO SELFISH?

I HAVE NOTHING NOW.

I WAS MAD AT MY MOM BECAUSE

MY MOM SLEPT AROUND AND

ENDED UP GETTING AIDS.

Reporter: ISAIAH WAS

JUST SEVEN YEARS OLD WHEN

HIS MOTHER DIED FROM AIDS.

HE AND HIS SIBLINGS MOVED IN

WITH THEIR GRANDMOTHER.

BUT THINGS GOT WORSE.

GRANDMA HAD A BOYFRIEND WHO

WAS OFTEN DRUNK WHO LASHED

OUT AT THE KIDS.

ISAIAH BLAMED HER, TOO.

WHY DID SHE LET ME

EXPERIENCE THIS?

WHY DID I HAVE TO GO THROUGH

THIS?

Reporter: AS THE ELDEST

CHILD, ISAIAH TOOK IT UPON

HIMSELF TO LOOK AFTER HIS

BROTHER AND SISTER.

HE TRIED TO PROTECT THEM,

BUT HE COULDN'T.

AND THEN CAME THE ULTIMATE

WHY?

HE LEARNED HIS 4-YEAR-OLD

SISTER ALSO HAD AIDS.

IN MY HEART, I THINK I

KNEW SHE WASN'T GOING TO BE

HERE FOREVER.

SO I JUST WANTED TO SPEND AS

MUCH TIME WITH HER AS

POSSIBLE, SO I COULD BUILD

MEMORIES AND MOMENTS WITH

HER.

I THINK THAT'S WHY IT

IMPACTED ME SO DEEPLY.

Reporter: JASMINE HAD

CONTRACTED THE DISEASE IN

HER MOTHER'S WOMB.

ISAIAH WATCHED HER SUFFER

FOR A YEAR BEFORE SHE DIED,

SHORT OF HER FIFTH

BIRTHDAY.

THE NIGHT BEFORE SHE

DIED, SHE SAID THAT THE

ANGELS ARE COMING TO GET HER

AND TAKE HER TO BE WITH

JESUS.

Reporter: NOTHING

CHANGED FOR ISAIAH AND HIS

BROTHER UNTIL GRANDMOTHER

KICKED OUT HER BOYFRIEND.

BUT THE DAMAGE WAS DONE.

NOW A TEENAGER, ISAIAH

BATTLED DEPRESSION AND

SUICIDAL THOUGHTS.

HE NOW BLAMED GOD FOR HIS

PROBLEMS.

I WORE MY ANGER ON MY

SLEEVE.

HOW I FELT INSIDE MY HEART,

AND BEING MAD TOWARDS THE

WORLD AND TOWARDS GOD.

Reporter: IN HIGH

SCHOOL, ISAIAH WAS GETTING

IN TROUBLE FOR FIGHTING AND

BEING DISRUPTIVE IN CLASS.

HE WAS SUSPENDED SEVERAL

TIMES AND ALMOST DIDN'T

GRADUATE.

HE TURNED MOST OF HIS

ATTENTION TO GIRLS AND

DRINKING, BUT THAT HAD

CONSEQUENCES.

HE GOT A D.U.I. AND LOST HIS

LICENSE.

A YEAR AND A HALF LATER, HE

GOT HIS SECOND D.U.I. AND

HAD TO GO TO JAIL.

BUT THIS TIME THERE

WASN'T AVOIDING OR NOT GOING

TO JAIL.

I HAD TO GO TO JAIL.

Reporter: ISAIAH WAS

SENTENCED TO 30 DAYS.

THERE HE HAD TIME TO REFLECT

ON HIS LIFE, WHERE HE HAD

BEEN AND WHERE HE WAS

GOING.

JAIL WAS PRETTY MUCH THE

WAKING UP POINT, WHEN I

REALIZED, OKAY, I CAN EITHER

CONTINUE TO KEEP GOING DOWN

THE PATH I'M ON, OR I CAN

CHANGE AND SEEK THE LORD AND

ASK FOR FORGIVENESS AND ASK

HIM TO HEAL MY BROKEN

HEART.

Reporter: ISAIAH ALSO

BEGAN TO READ THE BIBLE, AND

HE REALIZED THAT HE WAS NO

BETTER THAN THOSE WHO BLAMED

FOR HIS SUFFERING.

BUT THE ONE WHO WAS BETTER

WAS JESUS CHRIST.

AND ISAIAH WANTED TO BE LIKE

HIM.

AND JUST IN READING AND

LEARNING ABOUT HIS LIFE,

THAT'S WHEN I REALIZED,

OKAY, I'D RATHER BE THIS

TYPE OF MAN AND LIVE LIKE

THIS, THAN BE OUT HERE

DATING WOMEN AND HOOKING UP

WITH THEM A FEW MONTHS

LATER, AND HAVING ALL OF

THESE BROKEN AND POINTLESS

RELATIONSHIPS, AND THINKING

THAT MADE ME A MAN BECAUSE I

HAD ALL OF THAT STUFF.

IT WAS THE READING ABOUT

JESUS AND HOW HUMBLE HE

WAS.

THAT WAS MUCH MORE PLEASING

TO MY HEART AND SOUL, TO BE

THAT TYPE OF A MAN.

Reporter: AFTER MUCH

THOUGHT AND PRAYER, ISAIAH

RELEASED HIS BITTERNESS TO

JESUS CHRIST.

THIS RIGHT HERE BEHIND ME

HAPPENS TO BE THE JAIL THAT

I WENT TO FOR MY SECOND

D.U.I., AND ITALY'S HAPPENS

TIT ALSO HAPPENS TO BE THE

PLACE WHERE I ACCEPTED JESUS

CHRIST AS MY SAVIOR.

Reporter: NOW ATTENDING

SEMINARY IN SOUTH DAKOTA, HE

HELPS OUT WITH THE YOUTH

GROUP AT CHURCH.

HE SAYS HE HAS LEARNED MUCH

ABOUT GOD'S LOVE, BUT HE

UNDERSTANDS HE HAS ONLY

BEGUN THE JOURNEY.

I DIDN'T UNDERSTAND HE

WAS GOOD UNTIL I SAW HIM

WORK WHILE I WAS IN JAIL AND

HOW HE DELIVERED ME AND

BROUGHT ME OUT OF MY

SUFFERING.

I REALIZED, JESUS SUFFERED

ON THE CROSS AND DIED ON THE

CROSS FOR MY SINS.

IF HE CAN DO THAT, I

THOUGHT, I COULD SUFFER

ANYTHING IF IT IS GOING TO

BRING ME CLOSER TO THE

LORD.

Terry: AMAZING STORY.

ISAIAH'S STORY IS A STORY OF

CHOICES.

YOU KNOW, FOR HIM, HE WAS

IMPACTED BY THE CHOICES MADE

BY HIS PARENTS.

THE CHOICES MADE BY HIS

GRANDMOTHER.

AND, YOU KNOW, YOU CAN FEEL

SO VICTIMIZED.

YOU CAN GET SO BITTER, SO

WOUNDED, AND RIGHTFULLY SO.

ALL OF THESE UNFAIR THINGS

DONE.

BEING LEFT WITHOUT FAMILY.

BEING DAMAGED BY THE THINGS

THAT WERE SAID AND DONE TO

YOU.

HERE IS THE OTHER CHOICE:

YOU CAN STAY THERE AND BE

BITTER AND BE A VICTIM OF

ALL OF THAT, OR YOU CAN DO

WHAT ISAIAH DID.

YOU CAN SAY, THIS IS NOT THE

ROAD I WANT TO WANT.

THIS IS NOT THE MAN I WANT

TO BE.

HE READ ABOUT JESUS AND

SAID, THAT'S THE KIND OF

PERSON I WANT TO BE.

YOU KNOW, WE ALL HAVE THAT

CHOICE.

THE BIBLE SAYS, WHO SO EVER

MAY COME.

THAT MEANS IF YOU WANT TO

KNOW GOD, IF YOU WANT THE

FORGIVENESS OF GOD IN YOUR

LIFE, IT IS HERE FOR THE

ASKING.

YOU CAN REACH OUT AND TAKE

IT.

THIS IS WHAT THE WORD OF GOD

SAYS.

IF ANY MAN IS IN CHRIST, HE

BECOMES A BRAND NEW

CREATION.

OLD THINGS PASS AWAY, AND

ALL THINGS BECOME BRAND

NEW.

ALL THINGS.

SO HOW DO YOU BECOME IN

CHRIST.

YOU START BY COMING TO THE

END OF YOURSELF AND SAYING,

GOD, I NEED YOU.

JESUS, I WANT YOU.

I UNDERSTAND NOW THAT IT WAS

FOR MY SIN THAT YOU DIED.

FOR THE SINS OF MY PARENTS,

YES, MY GRANDPARENTS, YES,

THOSE AROUND ME, YES, BUT

NOW, TODAY, I'M DECLARING

PERSONALLY THAT YOU DIED FOR

ME.

I AM A SINNER IN NEED OF A

SAVIOR.

COME INTO MY LIFE.

COME INTO MY HEART.

FORGIVE MY SIN AND SET ME

FREE.

I WANT TO LIVE FOR YOU.

I WANT TO LEARN ABOUT YOU.

I WANT TO WALK WITH YOU.

I WANT YOU TO BE IN ME, AND

I WANT TO BE IN YOU,

CHRIST.

YOU KNOW, THAT'S A GREAT

TRANSFORMATION THAT HAPPENS

WHEN YOU DO THAT.

IT'S MORE THAN JUST A

PRAYER.

IT'S A HEART TURNAROUND.

IT IS A COMPLETE TURNING

FROM THINKING ONE WAY,LIZING

ON, LIVING ONE WAY, TO

LIVING DIFFERENTLY.

GET INTO THE WORD OF GOD.

IF YOU WANT TO LIVE

DIFFERENTLY, IF YOU WANT THE

KIND OF CHANGE THAT ISAIAH

HAD, WHICH WAS RADICAL, YOU

CAN HAVE THAT TOO TODAY.

JESUS LOVES YOU.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PRAY

WITH SOMEBODY ABOUT WHATEVER

YOUR NEED IS, YOU CAN CALL

THE NUMBER THAT YOU SEE ON

YOUR SCREEN,

1-800-759-0700.

THE PERSON AT THE OTHER END

OF THAT LINE IS SOMEONE WHO

IS IN CHRIST BECAUSE THEY

PRAYED THE SAME PRAYER.

PAT?

Pat: THANKS, TERRY.

THAT'S ALL OF THE TIME WE

HAVE FOR TODAY'S PROGRAM.

TOMORROW, WE HAVE A MODERN

DAY TALE OF THE PRODIGAL

SON.

HEAR HOW THEY BOTH FOUND

HEALING.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM PSALM 40: "I

WAITED PATIENTLY FOR THE

LORD TO HELP ME.

AND HE TURNED TO ME AND

HEARD MY CRY."

FOR TERRY AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON, AND

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW ON

"THE 700 CLUB."

SO DON'T MISS IT GOD BLESS

YOU ALL.

BYE-BYE.

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