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The 700 Club - Dec. 4, 2013

Veteran Hollywood actor Gavin MacLeod reflects on his career and Christian faith. Plus, Gina and Brian witnessed their son experience victory over autism. Read Transcript


FROM TV'S "THE LOVE

BOAT," GAVIN MACLEOD TELLS

US ABOUT HIS FANTASTIC

VOYAGE THROUGH LIFE.

HE WAS COMPLETELY

DIFFERENT FROM OUR FIRST

CHILD.

A SON WHO COULDN'T

SPEAK.

I'M SORRY TO TELL YOU, IT

LOOKS LIKE YOUR SON MIGHT

HAVE AUTISM.

AND HE RISES TO THE TOP

OF HIS CLASS.

GOD IS MIRACULOUS, AND HE

IS IN HIS LIFE.

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

*

Pat: WELCOME, FOLKS, TO

THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

BY THE WAY, THE PEOPLE IN

THE WEST DIDN'T GET THE MEMO

ON GLOBAL WARMING.

[LAUGHTER]

Pat: IT'S GOING TO GET

COLD AND COLDER, AND THE

COLD IS COMING EAST.

IT ISN'T HERE YET, IT'S WARM

HERE, BUT IT IS GOING TO GET

COLDER IN THE MIDWEST AS

SNOW AND BLIZZARDS COME.

Wendy: THEY HAVEN'T

FELT THIS KIND OF COLD OUT

THERE IN A LONG TIME.

Pat: EVEN L.A., IN THAT

AREA, THEY HAVE SNOW -- I

DON'T KNOW IF IT IS ACTUALLY

IN L.A., BUT OUT IN THE

RURAL AREAS.

THAT WILL GIVE YOU SKIING.

THE GUY THAT WROTE, "I'M

DREAMING OF A WHITE

CHRISTMAS," WAS SITTING IN A

CONDO IN LOS ANGELES WRITING

THAT.

BUT HE GOT THE MESSAGE OF A

HOLIDAY INN VERMONT.

Wendy: YES.

WELL, A WINTER STORM IS

CAUSING TEMPERATURES TO

PLUNGE AS MUCH AS 40° BELOW

NORMAL IN SOME PLACES.

AND THAT COLD WEATHER IS

HEADING SOUTH SOON.

CHARLENE ISRAEL HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: WE'RE BARELY

INTO DECEMBER, BUT A

POWERFUL WINTER STORM HAS

THE WESTERN HALF OF THE

COUNTRY BUNDLING UP THIS

MORNING.

IN JANUARY-LIKE COLD,

ONLY IT IS EARLY DECEMBER.

Reporter: ABOUT TWO

DOZEN STATES HAVE

WINTER-WATCHES OR

ADVISORIES.

NORTHERN MINNESOTA HAS

ALREADY BEEN SLAMMED BY TWO

FEET OF SNOW.

IT IS TERRIBLE.

YEAH!

IT'S WICKED, ACTUALLY.

I'VE NEVER SEEN IT LIKE THIS

BEFORE.

Reporter: I'D I HAS

ALREADY SEEN 30 INCHES FALL,

AND ACROSS THE MIDWEST, THE

SNOW AND ICE ARE CAUSING

TREACHEROUS CONDITIONS ON

THE HIGHWAYS, WITH HUNDREDS

OF ACCIDENTS FROM MINNESOTA

TO UTAH.

AREAS OF MONTANA AND THE

DAKOTAS WERE FORECASTED TO

REACH LOWS IN THE NEGATIVE

20s.

IN CALIFORNIA, FARMERS ARE

WORKING TO PROTECT THEIR

CROPS AS TEMPERATURES DIP

NEAR FREEZING.

WE'RE WORRIED ABOUT

ANYTHING GETTING CLOSE TO

32° OR BELOW.

WE'VE GOT OUR CREWS

READY, OUR WATER.

Reporter: IN DENVER,

COLORADO, TUESDAY'S HIGH

EACH OTHER 56°.

ONLY FOUR HOURS LATER, IT

DIPPED TO THE MID-20s.

ANOTHER COLD FRONT FOLLOWING

CLOSELY BEHIND THIS ONE IS

FORECAST TO CAUSE THE ARCTIC

COLD TO LINGER.

THE FORECASTED HIGH FOR

MINNEAPOLIS ON FRIDAY IS

ONLY 5°.

CHARLENE ISRAEL, CBN NEWS.

Pat: WHOA, THAT SOUNDS

SO COLD.

Wendy: I WAS IN

PITTSBURGH FOR THANKSGIVING,

AND THEY HAD SNOW ON THE

GROUND THE WHOLE TIME I WAS

THERE.

PEOPLE HAD SNOWMEN IN THEIR

YARDS.

I LOVE SNOW.

I LOVE IT!

Pat: I HAVE A PLACE UP

IN THE MOUNTAINS, IN HOT

SPRINGS, VIRGINIA, AND I WAS

OVER IN RUSSIA, AND MOSCOW,

AND IT ALWAYS GETS COLD IN

RUSSIA.

AND I SAID, YOU OUGHT TO GO

TO HOT SPRINGS, VIRGINIA.

YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT COLD

IS.

-60° WINDCHILL A COUPLE OF

YEARS AGO.

Wendy: YOU COULD LOSE

AN EAR.

Pat: HOT SPRINGS,

VIRGINIA, WHAT A JOKE.

I WAS UP ON A MOUNTAIN,

THOUGH.

THE WEATHER MAY BE COLD, BUT

THE PRESIDENT IS HEATING UP

HIS CHILLY STANDING IN THE

POLLS.

I UNDERSTAND HE HAS DIPPED

TO A VERY FRIGID 43 IN

OHIO.

WE'LL HAVE MORE ON THAT

STORY ABOUT WHAT'S

HAPPENING.

JOHN JESSUP, HERE HE IS FROM

WASHINGTON.

Reporter: PAT, THE

PRESIDENT HAS LAUNCHED A

CAMPAIGN FOR DAMAGE CONTROL,

PROMISING NOT TO LET

OBAMACARE BE REPEALED WHILE

HE IS IN THE WHITE HOUSE.

THE ADMINISTRATION SAYS THE

WORST TECHNICAL PROBLEMS FOR

THE WEBSITE ARE OVER, BUT AS

HEATHER CELLS REPORTS, IT

MAY NOT BE THE BEST TIME OF

THE YEAR TO MAKE THAT

ARGUMENT.

Reporter: FOR AMERICANS

THIS WEEK, THE CONTRAST IS

STRIKING: BUSINESSES ARE

SETTING RECORDS DAILY,

SHIPPING MILLIONS OF

CHRISTMAS GIFTS, AND TAKING

IN BILLIONS ONINE.

AT THE SAME TIME, A CRIPPLED

GOVERNMENT WEBSITE THREATENS

TO WREAK HAVOC WITH

AMERICANS' ABILITY TO GET

HEALTH INSURANCE.

MANY CANNOT HELP BUT TAKE

NOTICE THAT WILL AMERICAN

BUSINESSES ARE DEMONSTRATING

PEAK EFFICIENCIES ONLINE,

THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT IS

DEMONSTRATING COLOSSAL

INCOMPETENCE VIA HEALTH CARE

HEALTHCARE.GOV.

THE PRESIDENT HAS BEGUN A

P.R. PUSH, TO HIGHLIGHTS THE

BENEFITS IN THE LAW.

President Obama: OUR

PURE EXECUTION IN THE FIRST

COUPLE OF MONTHS ON THE

WEBSITE, CLOUDED THE FACT

THERE ARE A WHOLE BUNCH OF

PEOPLE WHO STAND TO

BENEFIT.

NOW THAT THE WEBSITE IS

WORKING FOR THE VAST

MAJORITY OF PEOPLE, WE NEED

TO MAKE SURE THAT FOLKS

REFOCUS ON WHAT'S AT STAKE

HERE.

Reporter: THE PRESIDENT

IS HOPING THAT MORE

AMERICANS WILL CHANGE THEIR

MINDS AND SIGN UP FOR

GOVERNMENT HEALTH

INSURANCE.

BUT REPUBLICANS COUNTER THAT

IT IS TOO LITTLE TOO LATE.

THE HOUSE REPUBLICANS ARE

GOING TO CONTINUE TOLITION

TO OUR CONSTITUENTS, LISTEN

TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, AND

TRY TO FOCUS ON PROTECTING

THEM FROM A FUNDAMENTALLY

FLAWED LAW.

Reporter: ONE OF THE

LATEST FLAWS TO SURFACE, A

PROBLEM WITH ENROLLMENT

DATA.

INSURERS SAY A LOT OF WHAT

THEY'RE RECEIVING IS

USELESS.

THAT MEANS SOME CONSUMERS

MAY NOT BE COVERED ON

JANUARY 1st, THE DAY THAT

COVERAGE IS SCHEDULED TO

BEGIN.

IT IS ANOTHER HUGE HEADACHE

FOR THE WHITE HOUSE.

SO BIG, IN FACT, THAT THE

ADMINISTRATION IS MEETING

DAILY WITH INSURANCE REPS

JUST TO DISCUSS IT.

HEATHER CELLS, CBN NEWS.

THE OBAMACARE MESSAGE

DEEPLY HURT THE PRESIDENT IN

THE POLLS.

A SURVEY FOUND HIM WITH A

RECORD LOW 34% APPROVAL

RATING IN OHIO.

WITH HIS DISAPPROVAL HITTING

A RECORD HIGH OF 61%.

PAT, I THINK IT IS SAFE TO

SAY, IT IS GOING TO TAKE A

LOT MORE THAN STOMPING TO

LIFT THE PRESIDENT'S

APPROVAL RATINGS.

Pat: THERE WAS AN

OPINION PIECE IN

"NEWSWEEK" -- THEY STOPPED

PUBLISHING THE MAGAZINE, BUT

THEY'RE NOW ONLINE.

THIS THING RAKED HIM.

HE NEVER MANAGED ANYTHING.

WHICH IS WHAT WE SAID.

HE IS IN CHARGE NOW OF THE

BIGGEST CORPORATION IN THE

WORLD, AND HE HAS NEVER

MANAGED ANYTHING, EVER, IN

ALL OF HIS LIFE.

AND ALL HE KNOWS HOW TO DO

IS MAKE SPEECHES.

AND HE MAKES THE SAME

SPEECHES THIS CAMPAIGN AS HE

MADE FOUR YEARS AGO.

HE HAS THE SAME STUFF OUT

THERE.

WELL, WHEN THE FOLKS -- HE

HAS THAT FOLKSY LOOK, WHEN

THE FOLKS FIND OUT WHAT IS

REALLY GOOD FOR THEM -- THE

THING IS A MONTROSITY.

I HAD AN EXPERT WITH ME ON

THIS PROGRAM, AND HE SAID IT

IS ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN HE

NEVER READ THE LAW.

HE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT'S IN IT,

AND YET HE PUSHED IT ON THE

AMERICAN PEOPLE.

WHAT ARE WE DEALING WITH?

SOMETHING HAS GOT TO BE DONE

BECAUSE THERE IS A CRISIS

LOOMING AHEAD IN YOUR

COUNTRY.

WE'RE OVERREGULATED NOW,

MORE REGULATIONS COMING ON,

AND NOW WE'RE GOING TO TELL

YOU ABOUT SOME NOBLE EFFORTS

FROM THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

TO PUSH BACK AGAINST SOME OF

THIS OBAMACARE -- IT ISN'T

OBAMACARE -- IT'S OBAMA

DISASTER, COMING DOWN ON THE

AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL MIGHT.

THE U.S. CHAMBER OF

COMMERCE SAYS IT IS GOING TO

USE EVERY RESOURCE AT ITS

DISPOSAL TO FIGHT THE

GROWING NUMBER OF FEDERAL

REGULATIONS.

TOM DONAHUE SAYS THE RED

TAPE HAS GROWN AS AN

UNPRECEDENTED RATE UNDER

PRESIDENT OBAMA.

DONAHUE WARNS THE MASSIVE

NUMBER OF REGULATIONS

AMOUNTS TO A FOURTH BRANCH

OF GOVERNMENT.

IN A SPEECH ON TUESDAY,

DONAHUE ALSO SAID THE

GOVERNMENT DOESN'T HAVE ANY

WAY TO GET RID OF

UNNECESSARY RULES ON THE

BOOKS.

A CHRISTIAN LEGAL GROUP HAS

FILED A FEDERAL LAWSUIT ON

BEHALF OF A SEVENTH GRADER

AGAINST HER MIDDLE SCHOOL IN

KANSAS BECAUSE SHE WAS TOLD

SHE COULDN'T PASS OUT FLIERS

PROMOTING THE "SEE YOU AT

THE POLL" PRAYER PAP FLETS.

PAMPHLETS.

THEY SAID THEY VIOLATED HER

RIGHTS BY STOPPING HER FROM

POSTING THE FLIERS.

THE COUNCIL SAID THEY

COULDN'T BE POSTED BECAUSE

THEY CONTAINED RELIGIOUS

MATERIAL.

AND THEY SAID THE "SEE YOU

AT THE POLL" WAS ANNOUNCED

OVER THE INTERCOME.

Pat: A CASE IN THE

SUPREME COURT WAS CALLED

MERGINS VERSUS WEST SIDE

SCHOOL DISTRICT.

JAY SECULO ARGUED THAT CASE

AND WON A 7-2 VICTORY.

WITH A LIBERAL JUSTICE

WRITING THE STATEMENT.

AND IN THAT STATEMENT, THERE

WAS A STATEMENT THAT

STUDENTS AT SCHOOLS DID NOT

LOSE THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL

RIGHTS, AND ACTIONS BY

STUDENTS WERE NOT THE SAME

THING AS THE ACTIONS OF THE

STATE.

AND YOUNG STUDENTS, HIGH

SCHOOL STUDENTS, COLLEGE

STUDENTS HAVE AN ABSOLUTE

RIGHT TO EXPRESS THEIR

CHRISTIAN POINT OF VIEW AND

TO JOIN BIBLE CLUBS AND DO

THE REST OF IT.

IT WAS A MAJOR CASE.

IT WAS A MAJOR SUPREME COURT

CASE.

IT IS THE PREVAILING LAW IN

THE LAND.

SO FOR SOME TEACHER IN SOME

KANSAS SCHOOL TO TAKE AWAY A

LITTLE CHILD'S RIGHT TO HAND

OUT FLIERS IS OUTRAGEOUS.

BUT THE PROBLEM IS THEY

DON'T KNOW THE LAW.

JOHN?

PAT, TURNING OVERSEAS,

BOTH CHRISTIANS AND JEWS ARE

SUFFERING GROWING

PERSECUTION AROUND THE

WORLD.

ONE JEWISH LEADER SAYS THE

TWO GROUPS MUST STAND

TOGETHER IN THE FACE OF

INCREASING VIOLENCE.

CHRIS MITCHELL HAS THE STORY

FROM JERUSALEM.

I WILL NOT BE SILENCED.

AND WE WILL NOT BE

SILENCED.

Reporter: THAT'S THE

MESSAGE RON LOUDER,

PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD

JEWISH CONGRESS, TAKES TO

THE CHRISTIANS THESE DAYS

ABOUT JEWISH SUPPORT FOR

PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS.

SILENCE IS THE BIGGEST

HELP TO ANTI-SEMITISM OR

ANTI-CHRISTIANITY.

ONE OF THE THINGS WE SEE

OVER AND OVER AGAIN IS WHEN

YOU TALK BACK, YOU FIGHT

BACK, PEOPLE REACT.

Reporter: HISTORIANS

BLAME PUBLIC APATHY FOR

HELPING TO LEAD TO THE

HORRORS OF WORLD WAR II.

WE SEE THE SAME

OCCURRENCE WE SAW IN THE

1930s, AND IT'S VERY

SCARY.

BUT THERE IS ALSO

ANTI-CHRISTIAN FEELINGS.

WE'VE SEEN IT IN THE MIDDLE

EAST, PARTICULARLY, WHEN

CHURCHES ARE BURNED AND WHEN

PEOPLE ARE CALLED.

Reporter: LOUDER NOTED

THAT SOME 450,000 CHRISTIANS

HAVE FLED SYRIA.

IN BETHLEHEM, THE CHRISTIAN

POPULATION HAS DROPPED FROM

A HIGH OF 70% TO AROUND 15%

TO 20% TODAY.

HE ALSO TOLD CBN NEWS ABOUT

TWO TYPES OF ANTI-SEMITISM

GROWING IN EUROPE TODAY.

THE FIRST MASQUERADES AS

ANTI-ISRAEL FEELING, MAINLY

STIRRED BY MUSLIM

POPULATIONS IN WESTERN

EUROPE.

THE SECOND IS PUSHED BY

EXTREMISTS IN EASTERN EUROPE

AND ELSEWHERE.

THESE EXTREMISTS HAVE TO

BLAME SOMEBODY FOR THE

REMEMBERS PROBLEMS, AND

THEY'RE BLAMING THE JEWISH

PEOPLE.

Reporter: LOUDER IS

VIEWED AS THE LEADER OF THE

JEWISH COMMUNITY WORLDWIDE.

HIS BACKGROUND AS A FORMER

SENIOR PENTAGON OFFICIAL AND

U.S. AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRIA,

PUTS HIM IN A UNIQUE

POSITION TO SPEAK TO WORLD

LEADERS.

IN AN UNPRECEDENTED MOVE,

LOUDER THANKED THOUSANDS OF

CHRISTIANS DURING

SEPTEMBER'S EAST OF

TABERNACLE CELEBRATION FOR

THEIR SUPPORT OF ISRAEL.

THANK YOU FOR STANDING ON

THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY.

THANK YOU FOR STANDING WITH

GOD.

AND THANK YOU FOR STANDING

WITH US, THE JEWISH PEOPLE.

AND, LASTLY, THANK YOU FOR

STANDING HERE IN JERUSALEM,

THE ETERNAL, UNDIVIDED

CAPITAL OF THE STATE OF

ISRAEL.

Reporter: DAVID PARSE

PARSENS CALLED THE SPEECH A

HISTORIC MOMENT.

THERE AREN'T MANY

PROMINENT DIAFRA LEADERS WHO

HAVE DONE THIS IN THE WAY HE

DID, OPENLY THANKING US FOR

OUR SUPPORT.

AND SAYING WE WANT TO

PARTNER WITH YOU.

YOU STOOD WITH US ON

JERUSALEM.

GUESS WHAT, WE WANT TO STAND

WITH YOU ON THE ISSUE OF THE

PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS IN

MUSLIM COUNTRIES.

EVERY TIME SOMETHING IS

DONE, BE IT TO JEWS OR TO

CHRISTIANS, IT HURTS US

ALL.

WE MUST WORK TOGETHER.

Reporter: CHRIS

MITCHELL, CBN NEWS,

JERUSALEM.

TURNING TO HEALTH NEWS,

YOU CAN FORGET ABOUT BEING

FAT, BUT FIT.

A NEW STUDY FINDS THE IDEA

YOU CAN BE OVERWEIGHT OR

OBESE BUT STILL BE HEALTHY

IS WRONG.

IT MEANT SOMEONE COULD CARRY

THE EXTRA POUNDS BUT STILL

HAVE REGULAR BLOOD PRESSURE

AND CHOLESTEROL.

THE CANADIAN STUDY SAYS EVEN

IF SOME OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE

DON'T HAVE THOSE PROBLEMS,

THEY STILL FACE A HIGHER

RISK OF DEATH, STROKES, OR

HEART ATTACKS THAN NORMAL

WEIGHT STROKES.

AND THE STUDY SAID FOR

PEOPLE WHO HAVE PROBLEMS

KNOCKING OFF POUNDS, ANY

ACTIVITY, LIKE BIKING OR

SWIMMING, GOES A LONG WAY.

Pat: I'M GETTING TO BE

A REAL FAN OF NUTS -- NUTS

AND BERRIES.

THEY'RE SO GOOD FOR YOU.

THEY'VE GOT PHYTO CHEMICALS

THAT HELP TAKE DOWN THAT

FAT.

Wendy: I LOVE ALMONDS.

I WAS WATCHING FOOTBALL OVER

THE WEEKEND, AND YOU SEE

THESE FOOTBALL PLAYERS, AND,

OF COURSE, THEY'RE WORKING

OUT ALL OF THE TIME.

BUT SOME OF THEM LOOK

OBESE.

Pat: WELL, THOSE BIG

LINEMEN, THE IDEA IS FOR

THEM TO BE BIG.

Wendy: MAYBE THEY ARE

FAT AND FIT.

BUT FOR MOST PEOPLE, YOU

CAN'T BE FAT AND FIT.

Pat: I'LL TELL YOU, NO

WAY.

YOU SEE THOSE HALFBACKS AND

PEOPLE LIKE THAT, THEY'RE

NOT PAUN CHY.

PAUNCHY.

THEY HAVE MUSCLES.

Wendy: UP NEXT, SEX

TRAFFICKING WITH VICTIMS AS

YOUNG AS 5 YEARS OLD.

IT IS YOUNG, YOUNG

GIRLS.

HOW PERVERSE THINGS HAVE

BECOME TO WHERE THE SELLING

POINT OF GETTING MEN IN HERE

IS, YOU KNOW, YOUNGER

GIRLS.

Wendy: SEE HOW A NEW

DOCUMENTARY IS HELPING TO

FREE YOUNG WOMEN FROM SEXUAL

SLAVERY.

THEN LATER, ON "THE LOVE

BOAT, BOAT," THE CAPTAIN

JOINS US LIVE.

GAVIN MACLEOD TALKS ABOUT

HIS ICONIC CAREER, COMING

UP.

Pat: IT'S A SHAME.

YOU KNOW, IF A MAN OR A

WOMAN IS A DRUG TRAFFICKER

AND THEY SELL A KILO OF

HEROIN, THEY THEN HAVE TO GO

AND GET ANOTHER KILO TO SELL

IT SO THEY CAN DO IT AGAIN.

BUT IF THEY CAN FIND A YOUNG

GIRL, THEY CAN SELL HER

ONCE, TWICE, FIVE TIMES, 10

TIMES A NIGHT, AND THEN COME

BACK THE NEXT NIGHT AND THE

NEXT NIGHT AND THE NEXT

NIGHT UNTIL THE POOR CHILD

IS WORN OUT AND THEN FILLED

WITH DISEASE AND MAYBE

KILLED.

IT IS A SHOCKING TRUTH THAT

AROUND THE WORLD ONE MILLION

CHILDREN ARE TRAFFICKED FOR

SEX.

EVERY YEAR.

AND ALMOST HALF OF THEM HAVE

BEEN FORCED INTO SEXUAL

SLAVERY.

IT'S PART OF A MULTI-BILLION

INDUSTRY OF SELLING CHILDREN

FOR PROFIT.

WELL, WE'RE VERY PLEASED

THAT A NEW DOCUMENTARY SHOWS

THE BRUTAL REALITY OF SEXUAL

EXPLOITATION IN ASIA, AND A

HOPE FOR FREEDOM.

GARY LANE BRINGS US THIS

STORY.

Reporter: GREAT BRITAIN

AND THE UNITED STATES MAY

HAVE ABOLISHED SLAVERY MORE÷

THAN 150 YEARS AGO, BUT

TODAY HUMAN ENSLAVEMENT AND

SEXUAL TRAFFICKING IS

WIDESPREAD.

IT IS NOW AFFECTING 160

COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE.

TRAFFICKED, A HOPE IN THE

DARK, IS A NEW DOCUMENTARY

PRODUCED BY "VISION BEYOND

BORDERS."

IT DETAILS SEXUAL

TRAFFICKING IN NEPAL AND

INDIA.

PATRICK CLINE IS EXECUTIVE

PRODUCER.

IF YOU'RE A PROSTITUTE,

LOTS OF TIMES YOU CHOOSE

THAT LIFESTYLE AND YOU MAKE

INCOME FROM IT.

BUT THESE GIRLS ARE NOT

PROSTITUTES.

THEY ARE NOT CHOOSING THIS

LIFESTYLE.

THEY'VE BEEN FORCED INTO

THIS LIFESTYLE.

THEY'VE BEEN SOLD AS

SLAVES.

I WOULD SAY THE GIRLS ON

THE STREETS ARE AS YOUNG AS

15, 16 YEARS OLD.

BUT WE'VE HEARD STORIES THAT

EVEN 5-YEAR-OLD GIRLS HAVE

BEEN TAKEN, TAKEN FROM THE

VILLAGES.

SOMETIMES THEY'LL BE SOLD BY

THEIR OWN FAMILY MEMBERS.

Reporter: THE

FILM-MAKER SAYS THE MARKET

FOR YOUNG GIRLS IS GROWING

AT BROTHELS.

IT SEEMS LIKE THEIR SELL

LINE EVERY TIME WAS YOUNG

GIRLS, YOUNG, YOUNG GIRLS.

AND THAT WAS THE WAY THEY

TRIED TO PULL YOU IN.

AND JUST HOW PERVERSE THINGS

HAVE BECOME TO WHERE THE

SELLING POINT OF GETTING MEN

IN HERE IS, YOU KNOW,

YOUNGER GIRLS.

I LIKE THE YOUNG GIRLS.

Reporter: FOR SEX?

YEAH, YOU GET IT HERE,

AND THE ROOMS ARE

BEAUTIFUL.

45 MINUTES IN A ROOM.

AND YOU GET ALL THINGS

THERE.

Reporter: BADER WAS 15

WHEN A FRIENDLY MAN OFFERED

HER A JOB.

SHE ACCOMPANIED HIM TO A

MOVIE THEATER, WHERE HE

DRUGGED HER AND SHE FELL

UNCONSCIOUS, AND LATER AWOKE

IN A MUMBAI BROTHEL.

[SPEAKING A

FOREIGN LANGUAGE]

Reporter: BADER COULD

NOT ESCAPE BECAUSE SHE WAS

NEVER LEFT ALONE.

"VISION BEYOND BORDERS"

WORKER DEBBIE CHAY SAYS SEX

WORKERS NEVER GET A BREAK

FROM THEIR DEGRADING LIVES.

IF THEY DON'T KEEP UP THEIR

QUOTA, THEY, AND EVEN THEIR

CHILDREN, WILL PAY A PRICE.

I'VE HEARD THEY'RE TOLD,

IF YOU DON'T GET A CUSTOMER

TODAY, YOU WON'T EAT.

THAT WAS REALLY SHOCKING.

OR IF YOU DON'T COOPERATE,

WE'RE GOING TO HURT YOUR

CHILD.

SO EVEN THEIR MOTHERHOOD IS

VIOLATED.

Reporter: SOME ARE

DENIED THE CHANCE TO

EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF

MOTHERHOOD.

PATRICK CLINE SAYS HE HAS

WITNESSED A NEW DEVELOPMENT

IN KATHMANDU, NEPAL.

WE'RE SEEING ABORTION

CLINICS COMING UP ALL OVER

THE PLACE, PROVIDING FREE

ABORTION SERVICES.

Reporter: IS THAT

CULTURAL, FOR THEM TO ALLOW

ABORTION?

I DON'T THINK IT IS

CULTURAL AT ALL.

ESPECIALLY A CULTURE THAT IS

VERY FAMILY-BASED.

BUT IT SEEMS LIKE THEY'RE

FINDING THIS IS SUPPOSEDLY

THE SOLUTION TO THESE WOMEN

BECOMING IMPREGNATED.

SO LET'S JUST ABORT THE BABY

AND KEEP GOING ON DOING WHAT

YOU'RE DOING.

Reporter: SO WHAT IS

THE SOLUTION TO HELP RESCUE

WOMEN, CHILDREN AND OTHERS

FROM SEXUAL ENSLAVEMENT.

CLINE SAYS PEOPLE NEED TO

BECOME AWARE OF THE

PROBLEM.

THAT'S WHY HE PRODUCED THE

TRAFFICKED DOCUMENTARY.

AND HE SAYS PRAYER CAN MAKE

A DIFFERENCE.

WHEN CHRISTIANS BEGIN TO

PRAY AND CRY OUT TO GOD, WE

SEE GOD WORKING.

THE POWERFUL THING IN THIS

DOCUMENTARY IS TO TRANSFORM

LIFE.

WHEN THESE GIRLS COME TO

KNOW JESUS AS THEIR LORD AND

SAVIOR, THEY FIND

FORGIVENESS FOR THEIR OWN

SINS AND THEY CAN FORGIVE

THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO ABUSED

THEM.

Reporter: AND WHAT

ABOUT BADER?

SHE WAS ENSLAVED FOR 15

YEARS, BUT GAINED FREEDOM

AFTER THE CHRISTIANS

INTRODUCED THE OWNER TO

CHRISTIAN LIFE.

I THINK WHEN WE SEE

INDIVIDUAL PEOPLE AND HEAR

THESE WOMEN'S STORIES, ALL

OF A SUDDEN THEY BECOME A

HUMAN BEING, AND WE ALSO

HAVE RESPONSIBILITY TO DO

SOMETHING TO HELP THEM.

Reporter: GARY LANE,

CBN NEWS.

Pat: IN ISAIAH 58, IT

TALKS ABOUT WHAT WE NEED TO

DO, WHAT GOD IS REQUIRING OF

US.

AND ONE OF THEM IS TO SET

THE CAPTIVES FREE.

THESE ARE CAPTIVES.

AND TO RELEASE FROM THE

CHAINS OF BONDAGE THOSE WHO

ARE SUFFERING.

WE CAN DO THAT.

AND WE AT CBN AND "OPERATION

BLESSING" HAVE STARTED A

SERIOUS PROGRAM ABOUT IT.

REGENT UNIVERSITY AND THE

SCHOOL OF LAW HAS A PROGRAM

ABOUT THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF

HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

YOU SEE, WHAT HAPPENS IN A

COUNTRY LIKE THE UNITED

STATES, IF A GIRL IS

INVOLVED IN PROSTITUTION,

SHE IS, QUOTE,"A MISGRANT,"

SHE IS A CRIMINAL.

SO SHE GETS ARRESTED AND

LOCKED UP.

WHAT ABOUT THE PIMPS?

WELL, THEY GO SCOT-FREE.

BUT MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE

REALIZING THESE GIRLS ARE

VICTIMS, AND THEY HAVE TO BE

TREATED AS VICTIMS, AND THEN

GIVEN A HOPE AND OPPORTUNITY

TO GET FREE FROM THIS

BONDAGE.

BUT IT ABSOLUTELY BREAKS

YOUR HEART WHEN YOU HEAR

SOME OF THE STORIES.

AND IT IS GOING ON RIGHT

HERE IN THIS COUNTRY, WITH

PEOPLE WHO MIGHT BE YOUR

NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR.

THESE GIRLS ARE DRUGGED,

TAKEN INTO A PRISON

SITUATION, WHERE THEY CAN'T

BE FREE.

THEY'RE REPEATEDLY RAPED,

THEY'RE BEATEN, AND THEY'RE

TERRORIZED AND BRAINWASHED.

IT'S HORRIBLE.

WENDY?

WE'VE GOT TO DO SOMETHING

ABOUT IT.

Wendy: TO THINK ABOUT A

PARENT SELLING THEIR CHILD

FOR $160 U.S. DOLLARS, OR

EVEN LESS, SOMETIMES EVEN

FOR JUST A REFRIGERATOR,

THEY WOULD EXCHANGE THEIR

OWN CHILD.

IT IS HARD TO BELIEVE.

THAT HAPPENS MORE NOT IN THE

UNITED STATES, BUT SEX

TRAFFICKING IS HAPPENING

HERE AS WELL.

Pat: WE SUPPORTED AN

ORPHANAGE IN THAILAND, WE AT

CBN, AND I WAS THERE AND MET

A YOUNG GIRL.

SHE WAS 17.

SHE HAD FLED HER VILLAGE

BECAUSE THE PIMPS, BROTHEL

OWNERS FROM DOWN IN THE

CAPITAL CITY HAVE COME UP

INTO THE HINDER LAND IN

THAILAND TO BUY GIRLS.

THEY OFFERED THE PARENTS.

WE'LL GIVE YOU A COLOR TV OR

A REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER,

AND IN EXCHANGE, YOU GIVE US

YOUR DAUGHTER.

Wendy: I CAN'T IMAGINE

THAT.

Pat: SHE KNEW THAT WAS

GOING TO HAPPEN HER, AND SO

SHE FLED.

AND THIS CHRISTIAN ORPHANAGE

TOOK HER IN AND WAS GIVING

HER A GOOD LIFE.

Wendy: VERY SAD.

COMING UP, HE WAS ONCE THE

MOST VISIBLE STAR ON

TELEVISION, WITH 13 PLUS

HOURS ON TV PER WEEK.

GAVIN MACLEOD TALKS ABOUT

HIS GREATEST ACTING ROLE

EVER, AFTER THIS.

Wendy: HE FIRST BECAME

FAMOUS AT MURRAY SLAUGHTER

ON THE MARY TYLER MOORE

SHOW, AND THEN HIS ROLE AS

THE LOVE BOAT CAPTAIN MADE

HIM A HOUSEHOLD NAME.

BUT LONG BEFORE HE EVER

APPEARED ON TELEVISION,

GAVIN MACLEOD WAS WORKING

WITH SOME OF THE BIGGEST

STARS IN THE BUSINESS.

TAKE A LOOK.

Reporter: VETERAN ACTOR

GAVIN MACLEOD HAS

ENTERTAINED THEATER AND TV

AUDIENCES FOR MORE THAN SIX

DECADES.

AND HE HAS WORKED WITH SOME

HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS, LIKE BOB

HOPE, GEORGE BURNS, AND

BETTY WHITE.

BUT HE IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS

TV ROLES AS MURRAY SLAUGHTER

ON THELASTIC HIT "THE MARY

TYLER MOORE" SHOW AND AS

CAPTAIN STUBING ON "THE LOVE

BOAT."

BUT HE SAYS HIS MOST

IMPORTANT ROLE IS BEING AN

AMBASSADOR FOR GOD.

HE TALKS ABOUT THAT IN HIS

BOOK, "THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN

SPEAKING."

Wendy: AND PLEASE

WELCOME BACK A LONG-TIME

FRIEND

OF "THE 700 CLUB,"

GAVIN MACLEOD.

GAVIN, SO GREAT TO SEE YOU.

GOOD MORNING.

Wendy: GOOD MORNING TO

YOU.

YOU BECAME

FAMOUS WITH MAR

MARY TYLER MOORE.

TELL US ABOUT SOME OF THE

ROLES BEFORE YOU HIT IT

BIG?

MY FIRST BROADWAY ROLE

WAS WITH SHELLEY WINTERS,

AND IT WAS A PLAY THAT DEALT

WITH DRUGS.

THAT BROUGHT ME TO

CALIFORNIA.

AND COMING TO CALIFORNIA, I

MET TED KNIGHT FOR THE FIRST

TIME, MY FIRST DAY IN

CALIFORNIA.

AND THINGS JUST STARTED TO

HAPPEN.

I HAD ONE WONDERFUL JOB, AND

I GOT FIRED FROM THAT JOB --

IT'S ALL IN THE BOOK -- BUT

IT TURNED OUT TO BE ONE OF

THE BEST DAYS OF MY LIFE.

BECAUSE WHAT WAS SO

DESTRUCTIVE TURNS OUT TO BE

THE BEST THING.

THAT'S ONE OF THE MESSAGES I

HAVE HERE.

YOU NEVER GIVE UP.

THE BEST IS YET TO COME.

I'M ABLE TO SERVE THE LORD

AT THIS AGE, AND THE JOY OF

THE LORD IS MY STRENGTH.

BECAUSE I'VE BEEN THROUGH

PHYSICAL STUFF LIKE YOU

CAN'T BELIEVE.

YOU KNOW, BYPASSES, AND I

HAVE STENTS ALL OVER ME, BUT

EVERY DAY IS A JOY.

WHEN I REALIZED I COULD BE

FORGIVEN OF MY SINS AND

BECOME BORN AGAIN AND GIVEN

A NEW ROLE IN LIFE, I HAVE

NEVER STOPPED THANKING THE

LORD FOR THAT.

THAT'S WHAT MAKES ME TICK.

AND THAT'S WHY PEOPLE ARE

BUYING THIS BOOK -- I GUESS

THEY'RE GETTING ENCOURAGED.

THAT'S WHAT I WANTED TO DO

WITH THIS BOOK.

IF I

COULD BRING ONE PERSON

TO THE

LORD

BY

READING THIS

BOOK, IT WOULD BE WORTH ALL

OF THE EFFORT.

Wendy: YOU'VE WORKED

WITH SOME OF

THE BEST ACTORS

IN THE BUSINESS.

WHO STANDS OUT THE MOST TO

YOU, GAVIN?

WELL, MY WIFE.

PATTY WAS A BIGGEST STAR ON

"THE LOVE BOAT."

AND THAT MADE ME PROUDER

THAN ANYTHING.

BUT TOM HANKS WAS A YOUNG

ACTOR WHEN I CAME ON OUR

SHOW.

HE WAS DOING A SERIES CALLED

"TOO

CLOSE FOR COMFORT."

AND YOU CAN SEE WHAT

HAPPENED TO TOM HANKS.

OR, LIKE, GINGER ROGERS.

WE HAD SOME OF THE BIGGEST

NAMES ON "THE LOVE BOAT."

IT WAS A KICK.

Wendy: WE HAD SOME OF

THE GREATEST TELEVISION

SHOWS, MARY TYLER MOORE AND

THE LOVE BOAT -- AND I WAS

TURNING ON THE TV LAST NIGHT

AND IT SEEMS LIKE THERE IS

NOTHING ON.

IT IS A DIFFERENT TIME.

I WENT TO NEW YORK, AND

PEOPLE LIKE YOU'RE AGE, THEY

WERE LITTLE CHILDREN WHEN

"THE LOVE BOAT" WAS ON.

AND THEY USED TO SIT WITH

THEIR MOM AND DADS AND

WATCH.

STARTING WITH THE MARY TYLER

MOORE SHOW.

THE RERUNS ARE GOING THROUGH

THE ROOF BECAUSE USUALLY

PEOPLE WITH FAMILIES, OR

OLDER FOLKS, ARE WATCHING

THOSE SHOWS AGAIN.

IT BRINGS BACK MEMORIES,

BUT, ALSO, IT IS SOMETHING

THAT PALATABLE, AND

INSPIRING, IF YOU WILL,

COMPARED TO THE THINGS OUT

THERE TODAY.

Wendy: GAVIN, ONCE YOU

ARRIVED AND YOU TASTED FAME,

HOW DID THAT CHANGE YOUR

LIFE?

OR DID IT?

WHAT CHANGED MY LIFE WAS

BEING THE CAPTAIN ON "THE

LOVE BOAT."

THE CRITICS THOUGHT IT WAS

GOING TO BE TERRIBLE, BUT I

THOUGHT IT WAS GOING TO BE

GREAT.

THANK THE LORD IT WAS

GREAT.

AND WE WERE ALL OVER THE

WORLD.

AND WE WERE IN 90 COUNTRIES

AND BECAME GOODWILL

AMBASSADORS FOR THE UNITED

STATES.

AS THE CAPTAIN, THERE CAME

MORE RESPONSIBILITY.

I NEVER HAD THAT KIND OF

RESPONSIBILITY IN ANY SHOW

I'D EVER DONE.

SO I REALLY -- IT BECAME MY

LIFE.

AND IT BECAME MY LIFE TO THE

POINT WHERE THAT DOMINATED.

AND I FELT I COULDN'T BE

MARRIED ANYMORE.

THAT WAS THE FOCUS OF MY

LIFE SINCE I WAS FOUR YEARS

OLD, AND I WANTED TO BE AN

ACTOR.

HERE I AM 49, 48, AND NOW ON

TOP OF THE WORLD, GOING ALL

OVER.

SO I PUT MY DESIRE, MY

ACCOMPLISHMENTS, THE GIFTS

FROM GOD BEFORE MY WIFE.

AND SO I SAID, I CAN'T

HANDLE THE BOTH.

SO I GOT A DIVORCE.

AND THAT WAS THREE YEARS.

BUT IN THAT PERIOD, I CAN

SEE HOW GOD ALLOWED THAT.

IN THAT PERIOD, MY WIFE

PATTY, EVENTUALLY, A

THREE-YEAR PERIOD -- PAT AND

SHIRLEY

BOONE BROUGHT HER TO

JESUS,

AND THESE LADIES

BROUGHT HER TO

JESUS, AND

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT, THERE

WAS SOMETHING IN MY LIFE.

IN THE MORNING OF MY MOM'S

OPERATION -- THEY FOUND A

CYST THE SIZE OF A BASEBALL

IN HER LEFT BRAIN, AND SHE

WAS IN HER MIDDLE 70s, AND

THE DOCTOR SAID, I DON'T

KNOW IF SHE IS GOING TO MAKE

IT.

SHE COULD BE A VEGETABLE.

THE MORNING OF THAT

OPERATION, I PRAYED TO JESUS

IN THAT BED.

AND I SAID, I WILL GIVE YOU

MY LIFE IF YOU GIVE MY

MOTHER MORE

TIME.

AND THAT

WAS THE BEGINNING

OF MY -- THAT WAS

SEPTEMBER 15th, 1984.

Wendy: AND THAT'S HOW

YOU BECAME A CHRISTIAN?

THAT

WAS THE BEGINNING.

AND SOMETHING TOLD ME TO

CALL PATTY.

I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT IT WAS.

I GOT THE NUMBER FROM MY

SECRETARY AND I CALLED HER.

IT WAS ABOUT 10 AFTER 7:00

IN THE MORNING.

AND I SAID, HI, THIS IS

GAVIN.

AND SHE SAID I WAS JUST

THINKING ABOUT YOU.

AND SHE SAID, THAT'S ALL I

EVER WANTED.

I SAID, CAN I SEE YOU?

AND SHE SAID, I STARTED A

GROUP CALLED LADIES, LIFE

AFTER DIVORCE CAN EVENTUALLY

BE

SANE.

Wendy: AND YOU

EVENTUALLY REMARRIED PATTY?

WE HAD A THREE-FOLD

MARRIAGE.

IT WAS A COVETED MARRIAGE

WITH JESUS.

THERE ARE THREE OF US IN

THAT MARRIAGE, JESUS, PATTY,

AND GAVIN.

HE IS THE GLUE AND HE KEEPS

US TOGETHER.

Wendy: PRAISE THE

LORD.

IN 1986, YOU WERE IN THIS

STUDIO CO-HOSTING "THE 700

CLUB".

THERE YOU ARE, CHECK THAT

OUT.

DR. EDWIN LEWIS CALL.

OH, I LOVE THAT MAN.

GEE, I DID LOOK YOUNGER,

DON'T I.

Wendy: I'M SERIOUS, YOU

HAVE NOT CHANGED AT ALL.

I LOVED HIM.

HE HAD THE CHRISTIAN MEN'S

NETWORK, AND THAT WAS A

WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE, TO BE

WITH HIM ON THIS PROGRAM.

PROGRAM.

Wendy: WELL, OF ALL OF

THE ROLES THAT YOU PLAYED,

WHICH ONE WOULD SAY WAS YOUR

FAVORITE ROLE.

MY FAVORITE ROLE WITHOUT

THINKING ABOUT IT IS

JONATHAN SPERRY.

I DID A SMALL CHRISTIAN

FILM, AND WE MADE IT FOR

LESS THAN A MILLION

DOLLARS.

I PLAYED THIS OLDER

GENTLEMAN WHO TEACHES THESE

YOUNG BOYS THE BIBLE.

IT HAS BROUGHT MORE PEOPLE

TO JESUS THAN YOU CAN.

I CALL IT "THE LITTLE MOVIE

THAT COULD."

IT IS ALL OVER THE WORLD

NOW.

THERE IS A MAN IN CANADA WHO

HAS DISTRIBUTED 200,000 OF

THEM.

AND I GET LETTERS ALL THE

TIME, FROM ALL PARTS OF THE

WORLD, FROM PEOPLE WHO HAVE

COME TO JESUS BECAUSE OF

THIS MOVIE.

JUST LAST WEEK I GOT A

LETTER FROM A GRANDMOTHER,

THEY CAME HOME FROM CHURCH,

AND THE LITTLEST BOY

STARTED -- THEY HAD JUST

SEEN THE MOVIE, AND HE IS

CRYING AND PRAYING.

AND SHE SAID WHAT ARE YOU

DOING?

AND HE SAID, I'M PRAYING

THAT GOD WOULD KEEP ME FROM

BEING

THE BULLY THAT I AM.

WE TALK ABOUT BULLYING.

Wendy: GAVIN, YOUR 82,

AND YOU'RE STILL ACTING AND

PREACHING.

GAVIN'S BOOK IS CALLED "THIS

IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING,"

AND IT IS AVAILABLE WHEREVER

BOOKS ARE SOLD.

THANK YOU.

Pat: GAVIN AND PATTY,

DEAR, DEAR FRIENDS FOR SO

MANY YEARS.

I THANK GOD FOR HIM.

HE IS A LITTLE YOUNGER THAN

I AM.

BUT HE IS STILL GOING TO GET

THERE.

KEEP ON PLUGGING, BUDDY.

[LAUGHTER]

Pat: THERE IS HOPE FOR

US ALL, US OLD GUYS.

STILL AHEAD, BAD NEWS FOR

THE PARENTS OF A LITTLE

BOYMENT.

> BOY.

HAVING THE DOCTOR TELL ME

HAD HAS AUTISM WAS LIKE A

KICK IN THE STOMACH.

IT WAS LIKE THE DOCTOR

HANDING US A SIGN, THIS IS

WHAT YOU'LL HAVE TO DEAL

WITH THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.

Pat: HEAR THE AMAZING

STORY ABOUT HOW HIS SON

DEFIED THE DOCTORS, LATER ON

"THE 700 CLUB."

THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE

DAMENOTRE DAME HAS FILED A

LAWSUIT OVER THE

CONTRACEPTION MANDATE.

THEY SAY IT VIOLATES THE

INSTITUTION'S FREEDOM OF

RELIGION.

THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY ALSO

SAYS THE BIRTH CONTROL

MANDATE VIOLATES THE

CHURCH'S TEACHING AGAINST

CONTRACEPTION.

THE SUPREME COURT IS

CONSIDERING TWO CASES WHERE

BUSINESS OWNERS HAVE

OBJECTED ON RELIGIOUS

GROUNDS FOR COVERING BIRTH

CONTROL FOR EMPLOYEES.

HUNDREDS GATHERED IN

WASHINGTON TO SEE THE

LIGHTING OF THE CHRISTMAS

TREE.

JOHN BOEHNER FLIPPED THE

SWITCH THAT HELP LIT THE

TREE.

CONGRESSMAN JIM MCDERMOTT

REMINDED THE CROWD THAT

CHRISTMAS IS ABOUT JESUS,

AND TO FEED THE HUNGRY AND

TAKE CARE OF THE SICK.

THE U.S. MARINE BAND PLAYED

"O COME ALL YEE FAITHFUL,"

AND OTHER CLASSIC HYMNS.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST BY GOING TO

CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND WENDY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Pat: MAMP JI IMAGINE

YOU'RE A YOUNG COUPLE AND

YOU HAVE A YOUNG CHILD, AND

YOU GET WHAT SOUNDS LIKE A

SENTENCE OF DEATH.

GINA AND BRIAN WERE TOLD

THEIR YOUNG SON, ETHAN, WAS

AUTISTIC, AND WOULD PROBABLY

NEVER SPEAK.

YEARS OF FRUSTRATION AND

HEARTBREAK FOLLOWED THIS

PRONOUNCEMENT, UNTIL THE

NIGHT GINA HAD A SUPER

NATURAL VISION OF WHAT HER

SON WAS REALLY FIGHTING.

WHEN ETHAN WAS BORN, HE

WAS JUST COMPLETELY

DIFFERENT THAN OUR FIRST

CHILD.

HE WOULD HAVE MOMENTS OF

OKAY CALMNESS DURING THE

DAY, BUT AT NIGHT IT WAS

REALLY BAD.

Reporter: BRIAN AND

GINA WALDEN ALWAYS DREAMED

OF HAVING A FAMILY.

THEIR FIRST SON, DEF VAN,

DEVAN WAS A BREEZE.

THEIR SECOND SON, ETHAN, WAS

DIFFERENT.

IT WAS REALLY BAD.

IF HE FELL ASLEEP FOR 20

MINUTES, HE WOULD WAKE UP

SCREAMING.

AND THEN WE WOULD END UP IN

A CHAIR ROCKING HIM, AND AS

SOON AS WE FELL ASLEEP, HE

WOULD WAKE UP AGAIN

SCREAMING.

I WOULD TRY TO GET HIS

ATTENTION, AND HE WOULDN'T

LOOK AT ME.

I WOULD TICKLE HIM AND SMILE

AT HOME AND BRING OUT THE

TOYS, AND I WOULD DO

ANYTHING TO GET HIM TO

RESPOND.

AND HE WOULDN'T.

Reporter: AS ETHAN GOT

OLDER, GINA AND BRIAN

WORRIED SOMETHING COULD BE

WRONG.

HE WAS NOT ABLE TO TELL

ME WHAT WAS GOING ON.

INSTEAD OF BEING ABLE TO

COMMUNICATE WITH ME AND TELL

ME HE WAS HAVING A HARD TIME

OR HE DIDN'T FEEL WELL, HE

WOULD JUST CRY.

AND THEN HE WOULD BITE

HIMSELF.

HE WOULD BITE HIMSELF UNTIL

HE WOULD BLEED.

Reporter: THE DOCTOR

REFERRED THEM TO A

SPECIALIST WHO GAVE THEM THE

NEWS THEY DREADED.

HE SAID, I'M SORRY TO

TELL YOU, BUT IT LOOKS LIKE

YOUR SON MIGHT HAVE AUTISM.

AND HAVING THE DOCTOR

TELL ME HE HAD AUTISM WAS

LIKE A KICK IN THE STOMACH.

IT WAS LIKE THE DOCTOR

HANDED US A SIGN.

THIS IS WHAT YOU GUYS ARE

GOING TO HAVE TO DEAL WITH

THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.

Reporter: ONE DOCTOR

TOLD THE WALDENS ETHAN WOULD

PROBABLY NEVER SPEAK.

SO WITH LITTLE HELP OR

DIRECTION, THEY BEGAN TO

CARE FOR THEIR SON.

BUT RAISING ETHAN WAS

EXHAUSTING AND STRESSFUL,

AND THAT STRAINED THEIR

MARRIAGE.

THERE WAS A LOT MORE

ARGUMENTS.

A LOT MORE DISAGREEMENTS.

I HAVE MY THOUGHTS ABOUT

WHAT WE SHOULD DO, AND SHE

HAS HER THOUGHTS ABOUT WHAT

WE SHOULD DO.

Reporter: THEN ONE

NIGHT THEY REALIZED THEY

WERE UP AGAINST SOMETHING

MORE.

GINA SAYS SHE HAD A VISION

OF A DARK PRESENCE IN HER

SON'S ROOM.

SHE WOKE UP IN A PANIC.

I REMEMBER GETTING UP.

I RAN DOWN MY HALLWAY, AND I

RAN INTO ETHAN'S ROOM, AND I

JUST FELL ON THE FLOOR.

AND I JUST CRIED.

I CRIED MY EYES OUT.

I PICKED HER UP OFF THE

FLOOR, AND WE STARTED

TALKING, AND SOMETHING WENT

OFF IN MY MIND AT THAT

MOMENT, AND IN HER MIND,

THAT SAID THIS FIGHT IS AS

MUCH A SPIRITUAL BATTLE AS

IT IS A PHYSICAL BATTLE.

Reporter: THEY REALIZED

ONLY THEIR FAITH IN GOD

COULD HELP THEM FACE THE

CHALLENGES OF RAISING THEIR

SON.

SO THE NEXT MORNING I GOT

UP AND PRINTED OUT A BUNCH

OF BIBLE VERSES.

I STARTED GETTING UP EARLIER

AND PRAYING AND SEEKING

GOD.

AND GINA STARTED DOING THE

SAME THING.

Reporter: SOON AFTER

THAT, THEY FOUND AN AUTISM

SPECIALIST.

LOOKING AT ETHAN THEN, HE

LOOKED LIKE HE WOULD BE A

STUDENT THAT WOULD PROGRESS

VERY SLOWLY.

Reporter: JENNEL WAS

ALSO A CHRISTIAN.

SHE PRAYED WITH THE WALDENS

DAILY.

WE COULD SEE EVERYTHING

WE WERE DOING WAS WORKING.

HE WASN'T BECOMING STAGNANT,

AND IT DIDN'T LOOK LIKE HE

WOULD BECOME STAGNANT ANY

TIME SOON.

Reporter: SOON ETHAN

WAS MAKING EYE CONTACT.

HE WAS RESPONSIVE AND SEEMED

TO RECOGNIZE HIS PARENTS.

HE STILL WASN'T TALKING, BUT

THAT CHANGED ONE DAY.

I REMEMBER HIS FIRST

WORD.

IT WAS GO.

SO I WOULD WANT TO HEAR IT

ALL OF THE TIME.

BECAUSE I KNEW ONCE WE GOT

ONE WORD COMING OUT OF HIS

MOUTH, MORE WAS GOING TO

COME.

HE WAS GOING TO LEARN.

FOR A WHILE, HE WOULD

JUST REPEAT WHAT HE HEARD.

Reporter: HIS BIG

BROTHER, DEVAN, HELPED HIM

TO PRACTICE BY GETTING HIM

TO PRAY.

I GOT HIM TO SAY, DEAR

JESUS, THANK YOU FOR MY

PARENTS.

BLESS THEM.

IN THE NAME OF JESUS, AMEN.

Reporter: THEN

FINALLY...

WE TALKED.

HE TOLD ME WHAT HIS FAVORITE

COLOR WAS, AND HE TOLD ME

THAT HE LOVED ME.

ALL OF THE THINGS I JUST

DREAMED OF HEARING, GOD WAS

SAYING, AND IT WAS COMING

OUT OF HIS MOUTH.

Reporter: HE PROGRESSED

SO RAPIDLY, THAT BY THE TIME

HE WAS FIVE, HE WAS IN A

STANDARD KINDERGARTEN

CLASS.

THE ONLY REACTION IS GOD

DID THE MIRACULOUS IN

ETHAN'S LIFE.

GOD WAS FAITHFUL TO HIM.

AND GINA AND BRIAN DID

EVERYTHING THAT THEY COULD

FOR THEIR SON.

Reporter: NOW HE IS

NINE YEARS OLD, AND IN THE

99t 99th PERCENTILE

STATE-WIDE.

I LIKE HANGING OUT WITH

MY FRIENDS, HANGING OUT WITH

MY MOM.

Reporter: ONE OF HIS

FAVORITE THINGS TO DO IS TO

WRESTLE WITH HIS DAD.

DEVAN BEATS ME UP.

MY DAD GOES EASY ON ME

BECAUSE HE IS REALLY

STRONG.

Reporter: TODAY THE

WALDEN'S RELISH THE FAMILY

TIME THEY ALWAYS LONGED

FOR.

THEIR BACK "A BRAND NEW DAY"

SHARES THEIR JOURNEY.

THEY BELIEVE THAT ETHAN'S

STORY IS A MESSAGE FOR THOSE

WHO GO THROUGH DIFFICULT

TIMES.

HANG ON TO GOD'S PROMISES

BECAUSE THEIR TRUE.

AND HE IS FAITHFUL, AND HE

IS AMAZING.

HE IS GOING TO USE WHATEVER

YOU GO THROUGH TO HELP

SOMEONE ELSE AND TO BRING

GLORY TO HIS NAME.

Pat: THERE WAS A SONG,

A CHORUS, WHO'S REPORT DO

YOU BELIEVE?

I'LL BELIEVE THE REPORT OF

THE LORD.

THE DOCTORS GAVE A BAD

REPORT, HE WAS GOING TO BE

THIS WAY ALL OF HIS LIFE.

AND THEY SAID NO, WE'RE

GOING TO TAKE CHARGE IN THE

NAME OF JESUS.

Wendy: SHE WAS HAVING

DISCOMFORT AND PAIN IN HER

DIGESTIVE TRACK.

HER DOCTOR FOUND A BLOCKAGE

IN HER INTESTINES.

THE SAME TODAY SHE RETURNED

HOME FROM THE DOCTOR'S

OFFICE, SHE TURNED ON "THE

700 CLUB."

PAT, YOU GAVE A WORD OF

KNOWLEDGE.

YOU SAID, "SOMEBODY HAS A

TERRIBLE PROBLEM IN YOUR

BOWELS.

YOU ARE HEALED IN JESUS'

NAME."

SHE CLAIMED THE WORD FOR

HERSELF AND WHEN SHE WENT TO

HER DOCTOR, HE COULD FIND NO

BLOCKAGE AT ALL.

Pat: HER IS SOMEONE

CALLED MARSHA, WHO WAS

EXPERIENCING PAIN IN HER

BACK, LEGS, AND FEET.

SHE WENT TO A CHIROPRACTOR

AND HAD X-RAYS, WHICH SHOWED

AN ANEURYSM.

THE DOCTOR RECOMMENDED SHE

GO TO A SPECIALIST.

IMMEDIATELY SHE CALLED "THE

700 CLUB" FOR PRAYING.

AND LATER SHE HAD AN

ULTRASOUND THAT SHOWED NO

TRACE OF AN ANEURYSM.

THE BIBLE SAYS IF TWO OF YOU

WILL AGREE ON EARTH AS

TOUCHING ANYTHING THEY ASK,

IT WILL BE DONE FOR THEM BY

MY FATHER, WHICH IS IN

HEAVEN.

I HAVE SITTING BESIDE ME A

VERY WONDERFUL PRAYER

WARRIOR, AND THE TWO OF US

ARE GOING TO JOIN HANDS AND

WE'RE GOING TO BELIEVE GOD

TOGETHER.

YOU PRAY WITH US.

WHATEVER THE NEED IT.

Wendy: THANK YOU, GOD.

Pat: FATHER, IN THE

NAME OF JESUS WE AGREE

TOGETHER.

SOMEBODY RIGHT NOW HAS

PROJECTILE VOMITING.

YOU ARE JUST LITERALLY

CRYING OUT TO GOD, OH, GOD,

HELP ME.

THE LORD RIGHT NOW HAS HEARD

YOUR PRAYER.

YOU'RE BEING HEALED.

THE TOUCH OF GOD WILL BE IN

YOUR LIFE IN JESUS' NAME.

Wendy: SOMEONE RIGHT

NOW IS SUFFERING WITH

DIABETES.

YOU'RE CONCERNED ABOUT THE

SYMPTOMS.

GOD IS TOUCHING YOU NOW AND

RECEIVE THAT HEALING.

Pat: THERE IS A FUNGUS

OR A MOLD CREEPING THROUGH

YOUR BODY.

RIGHT NOW GOD HAS REACHED IN

AND HE HAS KILLED THAT

FUNGUS, AND YOU ARE GOING TO

BE HEALED IN THE NAME OF

JESUS, RIGHT NOW.

BEGIN TO THANK THE LORD AND

PRAISE HIM FROM THIS MOMENT

ON.

Wendy: THANK YOU, GOD.

LORD, YOU'RE TOUCHING LUNGS

RIGHT NOW, PEOPLE SUFFERING

BREATHING ISSUES, ASTHMA.

LORD, RIGHT NOW MANY PEOPLE

ARE SUFFERING FROM ASTHMA.

JUST TOUCH THEM RIGHT NOW IN

JESUS' NAME.

Pat: LORD, ALL

THROUGHOUT THIS AUDIENCE

THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE

CRYING OUT TO YOU RIGHT AT

THIS MOMENT.

THEY'VE LOST LOVED ONES,

THEY'VE GOT PEOPLE SICK IN

THE HOSPITAL.

THEY'RE CRYING OUT, OH, GOD,

HELP US.

REACH OUT AND TOUCH THEM.

YOU ARE THE GOD OF ALL HOPE

AND THE GOD OF ALL

MIRACLES.

TOUCH PEOPLE NOW IN THE NAME

OF JESUS.

IN HIS NAME.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

Wendy: AMEN.

Pat: WHEREVER YOU ARE,

PLEASE SHARE WITH US.

CALL.

WE'D LOVE TO HAVE YOUR

PRAYER QUESTS.

REQUESTS.

WE WOULD LOVE TO PRAY FOR

YOU.

WENDY, WHAT'S NEXT?

Wendy: TERESA SAYS,

"I'VE BEEN PRAYING FOR A

PLACE TO LIVE FOR SOME TIME

NOW AND I HAVEN'T GOTTEN IT

YET.

WHAT AM I DOING WRONG?"

STAY TUNED FOR THAT ANSWER

AND MUCH MORE, RIGHT AFTER

THIS.

Wendy: WELCOME BACK.

IT IS TIME TO "BRING IT ON"

WITH YOUR E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

TARIA WRITES, "I'VE BEEN

PRAYING FOR A PLACE TO LIVE

FOR SOME TIME AND I HAVEN'T

GOTTEN IT YET.

WHAT AM I DOING WRONG?

I HAVE BEEN LIVING WITH

SOMEONE AND I DON'T WANT TO

BE THERE."

Pat: TERIA, YOU DIDN'T

SAY WHO YOU'RE LIVING WITH?

IS IT A BOYFRIEND?

IS IT A RELATIVE?

AN OLDER FRIEND A YOUNGER

FRIEND?

I DON'T KNOW.

I WISH YOU HAVE TOLD ME A

LITTLE MORE.

THE BIBLE SAYS YOU ASK --

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IS TO

BEGIN TO THINK OF GOD.

LORD, I WANT TO GLORIFY

YOU.

WITH MY LIFE, I WANT TO

GLORIFY YOU.

IF I HAVE A NICE PLACE TO

LIVE IN, I WILL GLORIFY YOU

BECAUSE I WILL SAY GOD DID

IT FOR ME.

I WANT SOMETHING FOR YOUR

GLORY.

IF IT IS YOUR GLORY THAT I

STAY WHERE I AM, FINE.

BUT, TERIA, MAKE SURE WHAT

YOU'RE DOING IS NOT

FORNICATION, LIVING IN SIN.

YOU DIDN'T SAY THAT, SO I

DON'T KNOW.

JUST BE SURE THAT IN YOUR

LIFE YOU'RE CLEAN BEFORE THE

LORD.

AND THEN WHEN YOU ASK,

YOU'LL GET AN ANSWER.

Wendy: TERESA

WRITES, "MY 30-YEAR-OLD

NEVADA JUST TOLD THE FAMILY

THAT HE IS GAY.

I WANT TO PRAY FOR HIM, BUT

DOES HE NEED TO PRAY FOR

HIMSELF IN ORDER TO BE

HELPED?"

Pat: A FEW YEARS AGO,

PSYCHIATRISTS AND

PSYCHOLOGISTS USED TO SAY

THAT HOMOSEXUALITY WAS A

MENTAL ILLNESS.

NOW THE SUPREME COURT HAS

SAID IT IS A PROTECTED

RIGHT.

SO WHAT'S HE GOING TO PRAY

ABOUT?

IS HE GOING TO SAY SOMETHING

IS WRONG?

UNLESS HE IS UNHAPPY.

IF HE IS UNHAPPY AND HE

REALIZES HE IS DOING

SOMETHING THAT MAKES HIM

MISERABLE, YOU MIGHT HELP

HIM.

IT IS A VERY DELICATE

SITUATION.

THEY NEED TO BE SHOWN THE

BIBLE.

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY

ABOUT THIS?

THE BIBLE IS EXPLICIT ABOUT

IT.

NOW, I UNDERSTAND, AND I

MENTIONED ON THIS PROGRAM

PEOPLE THAT NEED A SEX

CHANGE OPERATION.

IN OTHER WORDS, IT IS A

WOMAN TRAPPED IN A MAN'S

BODY, OR A MAN TRAPPED IN A

WOMAN'S BODY, AND THEY

REALLY NEED SOME HARMONIES

HORMONES AND SURGERY TO GET

THE THING LINED UP.

BUT THIS OTHER, MANY, MANY

PEOPLE ARE INTO THIS

LIFESTYLE BECAUSE THEY HAVE

BEEN ABUSED AS A CHILD AND

SO FORTH.

I DON'T KNOW WHY HE IS

THERE.

YOU SAY, DOES HE HAVE TO

PRAY FOR HIMSELF?

YEAH.

BUT YOU CAN PRAY THAT THE

LORD WOULD SHO

W HIM

HIS LOVE

AND HIS TRUTH, AND OUT OF

THAT HE WILL FIND

ACCEPTANCE.

Wendy: SARAH WRITES, "I

SEE STORIES OF ORPHANED

CHILDREN WHO NEED HOMES, AND

I WANT TO HELP.

BUT I LIVE IN SECTION 8

HOUSING AND MY HUSBAND HAS

TWO JOBS.

WE HAVE TWO CHILDREN.

I'M A STAY-AT-HOME MOM.

BUT MY HEART BREAKS FOR

THESE CHILDREN WHO ARE WORSE

OFF THEN WE ARE.

WOULD CAN I DO?"

Pat: GOD DOESN'T WANT

US TO WORK BEYOND

OURSELVES.

HE WANTS US TO TAKE OUT OF

OUR ABUNDANCE, BUT NOT TO

DESTROY OURSELVES.

YOU AND YOUR HUSBAND, YOU'RE

RIGHT AT THE LIMIT RIGHT

NOW.

AND YOU'VE GOT A HOUSE FULL,

AND YOUR HOUSE IS BURSTING.

YOU'VE GOT TO KEEP IN MIND

THE THREE THAT YOU ALREADY

HAVE.

I JUST RECOMMEND THAT YOU

TALK TO SOME PEOPLE, AND

MAYBE YOU COULD COUNSEL, YOU

COULD HELP PEOPLE FIND HOLES

FIND HOMES FOR THESE OTHER

CHILDREN.

GOD HAS GIVEN YOU A

COMPASSIONATE HEART AND FOR

THAT YOU SHOULD REJOICE.

Wendy:

BETH WRITES,

"DOES GOD HEAR MY PRAYER IF

I PRAY IN MY HEAD.

I'M IN A QUIET ENVIRONMENT

AND I DON'T WANT OTHERS TO

HEAR."

Pat: OF COURSE.

WE'RE SPIRITUAL BEINGS.

GOD'S SPIRIT -- IF YOU KNOW

JESUS, HE IS ALREADY IN YOUR

HEART.

SO IN A SENSE, YOUR SPIRIT

IS COMMUNICATING WITH HIS

SPIRIT.

Wendy: I GUESS THERE IS

POWER IN THE SPOKEN WORD,

BUT GOD HEARS OUR PRAYERS

EVEN WHEN WE CAN'T PRAY.

Pat: WHEN YOU WANT TO

COMMAND SOMETHING TO HAPPEN,

YOU SPEAK IT OUT.

BUT IN TERMS OF THE LORD,

YOUR SPIRIT AND HIRS SPIRIT

HIS SPIRIT ARE ALREADY IN

TUNE.

OF COURSE HE HEARS WHAT

YOU'RE SAYING.

WELL, IT KEEPS COMING BACK,

THAT'S HOW JUDY AND LARRY

DESCRIBE THEIR BENEFITS THEY

CONTINUE TO RECEIVE YEAR

AFTER YEAR.

AND THEY BOTH CREDIT THESE

BENEFITS TO A DECISION THEY

MADE EARLY IN THEIR

MARRIAGE.

Reporter: MORE THAN 40

YEARS AGO, LARRY BEGAN A

SUCCESSFUL CRYE CAREER IN

THE INSURANCE BUSINESS.

FOR SIX MONTHS IN THE

BUSINESS, I BROKE THE

COMPANY'S RECORD FOR

EARNINGS.

Reporter: SHORTLY

AFTER, HIS WIFE, JUDY, BEGAN

RECORDING CHRISTIAN MUSIC.

BUT THE PROCEEDS DIDN'T GO

TO THEIR INCOME.

MY HUSBAND AND I FELT

FROM DAY ONE THAT ANYTHING

THAT CAME IN WOULD GO RIGHT

BACK OUT FOR MINISTRIES.

Reporter: ONE OF THE

MINISTRIES THEY CHOSE TO

PARTNER WITH WAS "THE 700

CLUB."

IT'S SUCH A BLESSING TO

BE ABLE TO GIVE AND HELP

PEOPLE IN PLACES OF THE

WORLD THAT YOU CAN'T GO

YOURSELF.

AND AS WE HELP THEM, GOD

MEETS OUR NEEDS.

Reporter: BOTH LARRY'S

CAREER AND JUDY'S MINISTRY

ARE STILL FLOURISHING.

MY INCOME DID INCREASE

OVER ALL OF THOSE YEARS,

EVEN WHEN I WENT ON MY OWN

AND LEFT THE MAIN COMPANY.

IT JUST KEEPS COMING

BACK.

I WAS ABLE TO INCREASE MY

GIVING TO "THE 700 CLUB."

Reporter: THEY SAY THEY

HAVE EXPERIENCED GOD'S

PROMISES.

YOU CAN'T OUTGIVE THE

LORD.

GOD WILL PROVIDE TO THOSE

THAT ARE FAITHFUL.

TO BE ABLE TO BE THERE,

ON THE SCENE, PUTTING A COAT

ON SOMEONE THAT IS COLD, OR

BEING ABLE TO GIVE THEM A

CUP OF FRESH WATER -- WHAT A

BLESSING TO BE ABLE TO DO

THAT THROUGH CBN.

Pat: WE ARE JESUS'

HANDS EXTENDED.

AND IN AS MUCH AS YOU'VE

DONE TO THE LEAVE OF THESE,

MY BROTHER, YOU'VE DONE IT

UNTO ME.

WHEN HE FINALLY COMES AND

CALLS US TO ACCOUNT, IN THE

LAST DAYS, FROM THE NATIONS

OF THE EARTH, THE KEY IS

GOING TO BE, "I WAS HUNGRY

AND YOU GAVE ME SOME FOOD.

I WAS THIRSTY AND YOU GAVE

ME SOMETHING TO DRINK.

I WAS SICK, AND YOU CAME AND

VISITED ME."

I THINK THAT IS WHAT THEY'RE

DOING.

AND THOSE FOLKS, THEY'VE GOT

A HEART -- THEY'VE GOT

JESUS' HEART.

AND YOU CAN HEAR WHAT THEY

HAVE TO SAY.

SO IF YOU WANT TO HAVE HIS

HEART, THAT'S ONE OF THE

WAYS TO DO IT, GIVE TO THOSE

THAT ARE HELPING AND

PARTICIPATE ALL THE WAY

THROUGH.

AND FOR THOSE WHO JOIN OUR

"700 CLUB," OR GIVE, THAT'S

65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH.

WHEN YOU PARTICIPATE, I WANT

TO SEND YOU SOMETHING CALLED

"HOW SHALL WE NOW LIVE."

SCOTT ROSS WAS WITH US AND

OUR PRODUCER, AND WE WERE UP

IN THE MOUNTAINS OF

VIRGINIA.

IT WAS KIND OF A WEIRD DAY

OUTSIDE.

THE WIND WAS BLOWING, AND IT

WAS FOGGY, AND IT WAS

SOMETHING ELSE.

BUT OUT OF THAT CAME A

D.V.D. THAT IS PRETTY

POWERFUL.

AND WE'RE GETTING SOME REAL

GOOD RESPONSES.

Wendy: WE SURE ARE.

KATHLEEN FROM NEW YORK

WRITES, "I JUST FINISHED

LISTENING TO "HOW SHALL WE

NOW LIVE, LIVE," "AND IT IS

FABULOUS.

I ORDERED FOUR MORE TO

SHARE."

Wendy: THAT'S A GREAT

ENDORSEMENT.

Pat: IT IS A GREAT

ENDORSEMENT.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH TODAY'S

BLESSING FROM DEUTERONOMY

29: "THE LORD WILL OPEN TO

YOU HIS GOOD TREASURE, THE

HEAVENS, TO GIVE YOU RAIN TO

YOUR LAND IN ITS SEASON, AND

TO BLESS ALL THE WORK OF

YOUR HAND."

THAT'S YOUR SPECIAL BLESSING

FOR TODAY.

AND TOMORROW ON "THE 700

CLUB," FOR KING AND COUNTRY

PERFORM A CHRISTMAS CAROL

FROM THEIR LATEST C.D.

FOR WENDY AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON, AND

WE WILL SEE YOU TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

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