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The 700 Club - Feb 26, 2014

Author and former model Jennifer Strickland talks about the lies women believe about beauty. Plus, Jim thought he had no need for God, but after years of occasionally going to church to please his wife, he recognized a void. Read Transcript


COMING UP...AN AWARDS

CEREMONY LIKE NO OTHER.

IT WAS REALLY QUITE

EXTRAORDINARY.

HEAR WHY HOLLYWOOD IS

CHANGING ITS TUNE ON

CHRISTIAN MOVIES.

THERE ARE A WHOLE LOT OF

PEOPLE THAT ARE

ENTHUSIASTS.

PLUS, THE RUNWAY MODEL

WHO COMMITTED THE

UNPARDONABLE SIN BY GAINING

FOUR POUNDS.

AND THEN...

WHAT JUST HAPPENED HERE?

A DETECTIVE INVESTIGATES

THE BIGGEST CASE IN HIS

LIFE.

THOSE WERE EYE-WITNESS

ACCOUNTS.

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

Pat: WELCOME TO "THE

700 CLUB."

THEY SAID IT WAS GOING TO BE

OPEN, AND IT WAS GOING TO BE

TRANSPARENT.

AND NOW BIG BROTHER IS OUT

OF THE NEWSROOM.

IS HE REALLY?

THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS

COMMISSION DROPPED ITS PLAN

TO PUT GOVERNMENT MONITORS

IN THE NEWSROOM OF AMERICA.

Wendy: BUT THE PLAN MAY

NOT BE DEAD.

AS PAUL STRAND REPORTS, SOME

EXPERTS BELIEVE IT MAY STILL

COME BACK.

Reporter: F.C.C.

COMMISSIONER BLEW THE

WHISTLE ON HIS OWN AGENCY,

REVEALING IN THE WALL STREET

JOURNAL THE F.C.C. WOULD BE

SENDING RESEARCHERS INTO

NEWSROOMS AND GRILLING

JOURNALISTS ABOUT THEIR NEWS

CHOICES.

HOW DO YOU DECIDE TO

COVER CERTAIN STORIES?

DOES YOUR STATION HAVE A

PERCEIVED BIAS?

THOSE ARE QUESTIONS THAT

DON'T BELONG IN ANY

NEWSROOM, AND CERTAINLY NOT

BY THE GOVERNMENT.

Reporter: SUPPOSEDLY

COOPERATING WOULD BE

VOLUNTARY, BUT WHEN A BIG

AGENCY LIKE THE F.C.C. HAS

THE POWER TO REVOKE YOUR

LICENSE, THAT IS A LOT OF

PRESSURE.

THEY SAY THE MONITORING

SCHEME AS A CLEAR DANGER TO

THE FIRST AMENDMENT.

IT PROTECTS THE AMERICAN

PEOPLE FROM HAVING A FEDERAL

GOVERNMENT THAT WOULD

PROMOTE ITS OWN AGENDA

THROUGH THE PRESS, FORCING

THE PRESS TO COVER THE STORY

THAT IT WANTS IT TO COVER,

THAT IT BELIEVES THAT THE

AMERICAN PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW

ABOUT.

I CERTAINLY FOUND IT TO

BE THREATENING TO OUR FIRST

AMENDMENT VALUES.

Reporter: ONE THING THE

MONITORS WOULD FIND OUT IF

NEWSROOMS WERE COVERING

EIGHT AREAS THE GOVERNMENT

THINKS IS CRITICAL.

THAT WAS INTIMIDATING.

THE NEWS COULD BE SLANTED

TOWARDS CATEGORIES FOR FEAR

OF OFFENDING SOME SORT OF

GOVERNMENT MONITOR.

Reporter: PIE AND CLARK

CHEERED WHEN THE F.C.C.

BACKED DOWN IN THE FACE OF A

HUGE PUBLIC OUTCRY.

LIKE MORE THAN 80,000 PEOPLE

SIGNING THE PROTEST.

WHEN THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

STAND UP WITH ONE VOICE AND

SAY NO, NO F.C.C. MONITORS

IN THE NEWSROOMS OF THE

AMERICAN PEOPLE, THAT REALLY

MADE A HUGE DIFFERENCE.

Reporter: PIE REJOICED

AT THIS PARTICULAR PROMISE.

THAT THIS STUDY, NOR ANY

FUTURE STUDY, WOULD INVOLVE

THE GOVERNMENT OR ANYBODY

HIRED BY THE GOVERNMENT

POSING QUESTIONS TO THE NEWS

STATION OR NEWS REPORTERS

ABOUT ANY OF THE OFFENDERS.

IT IS@t@tIMPORTANT TO STAY

VIGILANT.

WHEN A BASEBALL GAME IS

SUSPENDED, IT DOESN'T MEAN

IT IS CANCELLED.

IT JUST MEANS THE PLAY IS

GOING TO RESUME AT SOME

LATER TIME.

Reporter: SOME SEE IT

AS NOW COINCIDENCE THAT IT

WAS COMING FROM THE SAME

ADMINISTRATION WHO WAS

HOLDING UP TAX EXEMPT FOR

TEA PARTY CONSERVATIVES.

AND GRILLING THEM ABOUT

THEIR MOTIVES.

IT IS AN OVERREACHING

SITUATION OF TRYING TO

CONTROL THE MEDIA AND WHAT

IS WHAT IS BEING ABLE TO BE

TALKED ABOUT AMONGST THE

AMERICAN PUBLIC.

Reporter: PAUL STRAND,

CBN NEWS, WASHINGTON.

Pat: WE HAVE GOOD

AUTHORITY THAT THIS IS THE

GAME THEY PLAY.

FIRST OF ALL, THEY BRING OUT

SOME OUTRAGEOUS SCHEME.

AND THERE IS AN UP ROAR

AGAINST IT, AND THEY SAY

OKAY, WE'RE CANCELLING IT.

AND THEN A FEW MONTHS LATER,

WHEN THINGS DIE DOWN, THEY

BRING IT BACK AGAIN AND SLIP

IT THROUGH.

AND PEOPLE SAY, OH, YEAH,

WE'VE HEARD ABOUT THAT

BEFORE.

THAT'S THEIR GAME.

SO THIS IS COMING BACK, BUT

IT IS A QUESTION OF HOW

SOON.

ATTORNEY-GENERAL ERIC HOLDER

IS ALSO TELLING HOW THE GAME

IS PLAYED.

HE IS BASICALLY TELLING

ATTORNEY-GENERALS ACROSS THE

NATION, YOU DON'T HAVE TO UP

HOLD THE LAWS IN YOUR OWN

STATE.

WHAT KIND OF A LAWLESS

ATTORNEY-GENERAL IS THIS?

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY.

Reporter: PAT, HOLDER

SAYS, YOU'RE RIGHT, IT IS UP

TO STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL

TO DECIDE IF THEY WANT TO

ENFORCE THEIR OWN LAWS ON

MARRIAGE.

IT COMES AS SAME-SEX

HEADLINES ARE HEATING UP IN

STATES ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

EPHRAIM GRAHAM HAS THAT

STORY.

Reporter: STATE

ATTORNEYS GENERAL ARE

ELECTED TO DEFEND THE LAWS

OF THEIR STATE.

BUT U.S. ATTORNEY-GENERAL

ERIC HOLDER TOLD THEM STATE

LAWS BANNING GAY MARRIAGE

ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL IN HIS

OPINION, AND HE TOLD THEM

THEY COULD MAKE THE DECISION

NOT TO DEFEND SUCH LAWS.

ANY DECISIONS AT ANY

LEVEL NOT TO DEFEND

INDIVIDUAL LAWS MUST BE

EXCEEDINGLY RARE.

THEY MUST BE RESERVED FOR

EXCEPTIONAL -- TRULY

EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES.

THEY MUST NEVER STEM MERELY

FROM POLICY OR POLITICAL

DISAGREEMENTS.

Reporter: IN THE WEEKS

BEFORE HOLDER'S SPEECH,

DEMOCRATIC ATTORNEY GENERALS

IN PENNSYLVANIA, CALIFORNIA,

ILLINOIS, OREGON AND NEVADA,

HAVE ALREADY DECIDED NOT TO

DEFEND SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

BANS AGAINST LAWSUITS FILED

BY GAY COUPLES.

WE MUST ENDEAVOR IN ALL

OF OUR EFFORTS --

Reporter: THEY SAID TOP

STATE LAW OFFICIALS HAVE A

DUTY TO STAND BEHIND THEIR

STATE LAWS.

AND A GROUP OF BLACK PASTORS

IS CALLING TO IMPEACH ERIC

HOLDER, SAYING,

QUOTE,"PRESIDENT OBAMA AND

ATTORNEY-GENERAL ERIC HOLDER

HAVE TURNED THEIR BACKS ON

THE VALUES THE AMERICAN

PEOPLE HOLD DEAR, VALUES

PARTICULARLY CHERISHED IN

THE BLACK COMMUNITY.

VALUES LIKE MARRIAGE, WHICH

SHOULD BE STRENTHENED AND

PROMOTED, RATHER THAN

WEAKENED AND UNDERMINED."

MEANWHILE, THE BATTLE OVER

MARRIAGE RAGES FROM STATE TO

STATE WEEK AFTER WEEK.

MICHIGAN IS THE LATEST STATE

TO PUT MARRIAGE ON TRIAL.

THE TWO-WEEK CASE INVOLVES A

LESBIAN COUPLE WHO WANT TO

OVERTURN THE STATE'S 2004

VOTER-APPROVED BAN ON GAY

MARRIAGE.

IT IS A BAN THAT PASSED BY

59% AND WAS UPHELD BY THE

STATE STROARMT.

SUPERIOR COURT.

THE STATE OF MICHIGAN HAS

SPOKEN ON THIS ISSUE, THE

PUBLIC, THE PEOPLE HAVE

SPOKEN, AND GOD HAS SPOKEN.

THAT'S WHAT I'M SAYING.

Reporter: GAY MARRIAGE

SUPPORTERS ARE PRESSURING

THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL.

THE HOMOSEXUAL COMMUNITY

WILL SAY YOU NEED TO BE

TOLERANT OF OUR LIFESTYLE,

BUT THAT TOLERANCE ISN'T

RECIPROCATED TOWARDS THE

RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY.

THEY NEED TO KEEP THEIR

RELIGIOUS OPINIONS IN THEIR

CHURCHES.

Reporter: AND THERE IS

A LOT OF INTEREST IN WHAT

GOVERNOR BREWER WILL

ULTIMATELY DECIDE.

Pat: I THINK THEY

SHOULD IMPEACH HOLDER.

YOU GO BACK TO THAT "FAST

AND FURIOUS" DEBACLE, WHERE

THEY WERE SHIPPING ASSAULT

WEAPONS DOWN TO THE GANGS IN

NEW MEXICO.

THE I.R.S. TARGETING TEA

PARTIES.

THE REFUSAL OF PEOPLE LIKE

LOIS LEARNER FROM

TESTIFYING, PLEADING THE

FIFTH AMENDMENT.

ERIC HOLDER SHOULD BE

IMPEACHED.

THEY TALKED ABOUT IMPEACHING

HIM, BUT THAT WOULDN'T BE

UPHELD IN THE SYMPTOM

BECAUSE THEIR

DEMOCRATIC-CONTROLLED, BUT

NEVERTHELESS, THERE SHOULD

BE A MOVEMENT OF IMPEACHMENT

IN THE HOUSE AND HE SHOULD

RESIGN.

BUT THE IDEA OF TELLING

ATTORNEY GENERALS THAT YOU

DON'T HAVE TO ABIDE THE LAWS

OF YOUR STATE, EXCEPT IN

EXTRAORDINARY

CIRCUMSTANCES.

WHO GAVE THEM THE

AUTHORITY?

THESE LAWS HAVE BEEN

PASSED -- THESE ARE

REFERENDUMS BY THE MAJORITY

OF THE PEOPLE, UPHELD BY THE

COURTS IN THE STATE, AND HE

IS TELLING THE

ATTORNEY-GENERALS YOU DON'T

HAVE TO ENFORCE THOSE LAWS.

WHAT WE'RE SEEING MORE AND

MORE IS THE RIGHTS OF

HOMOSEXUALS, THE PRACTICE OF

HOMOSEXUALITY, CONSENTUAL

SODOMY IS BEING RAISED AND

ELEVATED ABOVE THE RIGHTS OF

RELIGIOUS BELIEVERS.

AND THAT IS TERRIBLE.

THE FUNDAMENTAL ARTICLES IN

OUR CONSTITUTION, IN THE

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

IS OUR RIGHT OF RELIGION.

CONGRESS SHALL PASS NO LAW

RESPECTING AN ESTABLISHMENT

OF A RELIGION OR PROHIBITING

THE FREE EXERCISE THERE OF.

IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH

LIMITING HOMOSEXUALS.

IT HAS TO DO WITH GIVING THE

RELIGIOUS PEOPLE THE RIGHT

TO PRACTICE THEIR RELIGIOUS

RELIGION FREELY.

Reporter: RUSSIAN

PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN HAS

REPORTEDLY ORDERED AN

IMMEDIATE TEST OF TROOP

COMBAT READINESS IN CENTRAL

RUSSIA.

IT DID NOT MENTION UKRAINE.

MONTHS OF PROTESTS THERE

FORCED OUT THE FORMER

PRESIDENT, WHO WAS

PRO-RUSSIA.

AS CBN NEWS REPORTED

MONDAY.

THE INTERIM PRESIDENT WAS

ELECTED TO PARLIAMENT IN

1998.

RECENTLY WE SPOKE WITH

SERGEI OF THE U.S. BASED

RUSSIAN MINISTRIES.

HE TOLD US UKRAINE'S NEW

PRESIDENT IS WELL KNOWN FOR

HIS INTEGRITY AND CHRISTIAN

FAITH.

THE EVANGELICAL COMMUNITY

KNOWS HIM AS A GREAT

PREACHER.

THE POLITICAL COMMUNITY

KNOWS HIM AS A PRINCIPAL,

HONEST POLITICIAN.

BUT HE WAS ALWAYS KNOWN AS

TAKING A STAND AGAINST

CORRUPTION.

DEFINITELY YOU SEE THIS AS

THE DIVINE HAND OF GOD.

A PERSON WITH FAMILY,

CHRISTIAN VALUES, CAN BECOME

A TOP LEADER.

AND IN A TIME OF TURMOIL, AN

EXTREMELY CRITICAL TIME FOR

THE COUNTRY, HE CAN BE

TRUSTED WITH THE POWER AND

PULLING THE COUNTRY

TOGETHER.

Reporter: HE ASKED THE

GLOBAL CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

TO PRAY FOR THE INTERIM

LEADER, FOR WIS DUM AND

COURAGE FOR THE DAYS AHEAD.

ISRAEL WAR PLANES REPORTEDLY

ATTACKED A CONVOY INSIDE

LEBANON.

SOME SAY IT WAS CARRYING

WEAPONS TO HEZBOLLAH,

INCLUDING LONG-RANGE

MISSILES.

HERE IS CHRIS MITCHELL FROM

JERUSALEM.

Reporter: AT A PRESS

CONFERENCE WITH ANGELA

MERKEL, ISRAELI PRIME

MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU

WOULD NOT CONFIRM OR DENY

THE ATTACK.

OUR POLICY IS CLEAR: WE

WILL NOT SPEAK ABOUT REPORTS

OF WHAT WE DID OR DIDN'T

DO.

BUT WE DO ALL THAT IS

NECESSARY IN ORDER TO DEFEND

OUR CITIZENS.

Reporter: ONE OF

ISRAEL'S TOP NAVAL

COMMANDERS WARNS THAT

HEZBOLLAH CONTINUES TO TRY

TO ACQUIRE STRATEGIC

WEAPONS.

ONE OF THE TARGETS COULD BE

THE MAJOR OIL AND GAS

DISCOVERIES OFF ISRAEL'S

COAST.

THE SYRIAN BORDER ALSO

CONTINUES TO BE A SOURCE OF

CONCERN FOR THE I.D. F.

ISRAEL'S CHIEF

CHIEF-OF-STAFF ANNOUNCED ON

SUNDAY THE ARMY WAS

REPLACING ONE DIVISION ON

THE BORDER WITH ONE

SPECIALLY TRAINED FOR THE

NEW SESSION.

GANT DESCRIBED THE MIDDLE

EAST AS EXPLOSIVE, AND SAID

A STORM IS BREWING UNDER THE

SEEMING QUIET, NIGHT AND DAY

ON ON EVERY FRONT.

HE BLAME IRAN FOR MOST OF

THAT BREWING STORM, AND SAID

THERE IS NO FRONT WHERE IRAN

IS NOT INVOLVED, HANDING OUT

TORCHES TO PYOROMANIACS.

THE RELATIVE QUIET ALONG THE

BORDERS WAS MISLEADING, AND

VOWED THE I.D. F. WOULD BE

PREPARED.

GANT'S STATEMENTS AND THE

REPORTED STRIKE OR TWO MORE

SIGNS OF HOW FRAGILE THE

CURRENT SITUATION SI IS IN

THE MIDDLE EAST.

CHRIS MITCHELL, CBN NEWS,

JERUSALEM.

Reporter: HERE AT HOME,

A FLORIDA RESTAURANT CHAIN

IS CHARGING COSTUMERS MORE

TO HELP OFFSET THE COST OF

OBAMACARE.

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

REQUIRES BUSINESSES WITH

MORE THAN 50 FULL-TIME

EMPLOYEES TO OFFER HEALTH

CARE.

THE 1% CHARGE IS THE

COMPANY'S SOLUTION TO COMPLY

WITH THE HEALTH CARE LAW,

BUT IT STILL DOESN'T COVER

WHAT THEY WILL OWE THE

GOVERNMENT.

WE'RE DOING IT TO STAY

AFLOAT.

IT IS NOT POLITICAL IN ANY

WAY.

IT IS WHAT IS LAW NOW, AND

WHAT'S MADE IT LAW MAKES IT

REAL FOR US.

Reporter: THE

RESTAURANT COULD PAY UP TO

AN ADDITIONAL $500,000 A

YEAR FOR EMPLOYEES' HEALTH

CARE.

PAT?

Pat: THIS IS ONE MORE

EXAMPLE, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, AS TO WHY THIS

SOCIALIST AGENDA DOESN'T

WORK.

THEE IVORY-TOWERED LIBERALS,

WHO HAVE NO EXPERIENCE IN

THE REAL WORLD, COME UP WITH

THIS MONSTROSITY OF A LAW.

AGAIN, NANCY PELOSI SAID WE

HAVE TO PASS IT SO WE CAN

SEE WHAT'S IN IT.

THEY DON'T HAVE A CLUE.

I DOUBT VERY SERIOUSLY IF

THE PRESIDENT EVER READ THAT

LAW.

IT WAS KIND OF LIKE A THING

THEY HAD TO DO.

THEY HAD TO GET IN CONTROL

OF THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM,

AND THIS IS HOW THEY'RE

GOING TO DO IT.

THEY HAVE TO GET IN CONTROL

OF SPEECH.

THEY HAVE TO GET IN CONTROL

OF THE I.R.S.

THEY WANT GOVERNMENT CONTROL

OF EVERYTHING.

THAT'S THEIR GAME.

THEY WANT TO BRING THE

UNITED STATES INTO THE SAME

SOCIALIST MODEL THAT YOU

FIND IN EUROPE.

AND EUROPE IS IN A

QUANDARY.

THEY'RE FLOUNDERING IN

ECONOMIC DURESS, AND THE

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION WANTS

TO BRING US THERE.

THAT'S WHERE THOSE GUYS ARE,

BECAUSE THEY THINK

GOVERNMENT IS THE ANSWER.

MAYBE IT IS SINCERE, MAYBE

IT IS NOT SINCERE, BUT IT IS

SINCERELY WRONG.

JOHN?

Reporter: PAT, THE

OBESITY RATE AMONG YOUNG

CHILDREN DROPPED SHARPLY IN

THE LAST DECADE, ACCORDING

TO A STUDY FROM THE CENTERS

FOR DISEASE CONTROL.

10 YEARS AGO, 14% OF

CHILDREN AGES 2 TO 5 WERE

OBESE.

NOW IT IS DOWN TO 8%.

THAT IS A DECLINE OF 43%.

BUT THE DROPOFF WAS SEEN IN

PRE-SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN,

NOT IN TEENAGERS.

BUT THEY SAY IT IS ENOUGH OF

A DECLINE TO BE OPTMISTIC.

PAT, TREND OR NOT, THAT IS

PRETTY GOOD NEWS.

Pat: THEY'RE OBVIOUSLY

WATCHING THIS PROGRAM.

I'M SAVING A WHOLE

GENERATION OF KIDS.

SERIOUSLY, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, IF YOU'VE GOT A

LITTLE KID, HE EATS WHAT YOU

TELL HIM TO EAT.

HE CAN'T GO TO THE GROCERY

STORE.

HE CAN'T BUY SNACK FOOD.

HE CAN'T GO TO A VENDING

MACHINE.

HE IS YOUR CHILD.

IF YOU START FEEDING HIM

VEGETABLES AND FRUITS AND

THINGS LIKE THAT THAT ARE

GOOD FOR HIM, HE OR SHE WILL

GROW UP WANTING THAT AND

THEY'LL HAVE A TASTE FOR

THAT.

BY THE WAY, YOU DON'T HAVE

TO SWEETEN CEREAL AND MAKE

IT TASTE GOOD TO YOU.

CHILDREN HAVE A HIGHLY

DEVELOPED SENSE OF TASTE.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO SWEETEN

EVERYTHING.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BUY THEM

SUGAR POPS.

YOU CAN GIVE THEM

BLAND-TASTING CEREAL AND IT

WILL BE OKAY BECAUSE THEY'VE

GOT ENOUGH TASTEBUDS TO MAKE

IT TASTE SWEET.

Wendy: EVERY TIME I'M

AT MY SISTER'S HOUSE AND SHE

HAS FRUITLOOPS, AND I TRY

THEM, AND I THINK, THIS IS

PURE SUGAR.

Pat: IT IS AMAZING.

CHILDHOOD DIABETES, TYPE 2

DIABETES IS AN EPIDEMIC, AND

THIS IS WHY.

IF YOU TELL YOUR SISTER,

DOES SHE SAY DON'T PREACH TO

ME --

Wendy: WELL, SHE IS

MAKING SOME CHANGES.

IF SHE IS WATCHING, I KNOW

YOU'RE DOING BETTER.

Pat: GORDON'S KIDS,

WHEN THEY WERE LITTLE, THEY

LOVED VEGETABLES.

THEY LOVED FRUIT.

THEY REALLY LIKE FRUIT.

HIS SON, PATRICK, WOULD EAT

YOU OUT OF HOUSE AND HOME AS

FAR AS FROZEN STRAWBERRIES

AND THINGS LIKE THAT.

THEY LOVE THEM.

THEY DIDN'T NEED ALL OF THIS

OTHER STUFF.

Wendy: YOU'VE GOT TO

TRAIN THEM.

YOU'VE GOT TO TRAIN THEM UP

IN THE WAY THEY SHOULD GO.

Pat: AND WHEN THEY GET

OLDER, KEEP THEM AWAY FROM

STARBUCKS.

Wendy: YES.

Pat: INCLUDING AUNT

WENDY.

Wendy: YES.

COMING UP, HAS HOLLYWOOD

FINALLY FOUND RELIGION?

A NEW CROP OF MOVIES AND TV

SHOWS SUGGESTS THE ANSWER

MAY BE YES.

I THINK FAMILY MOVIES ARE

SOMETHING IMPORTANT.

WE NEED SOMETHING EVERY

FRIDAY, THAT WE CAN ALL GO

SEE AS A FAMILY TOGETHER.

Wendy: WE'LL TALK TO

THE STARS ALONG THE RED

CARPET FOR THE MOVIE GUIDE

AWARDS.

SO DON'T GO AWAY.

Pat: WELL, SUNDAY ARE

THE OSCARS, AND AMERICA, AND

ACTUALLY THE WORLD, WILL BE

WATCHING THIS GREAT SHOW AS

HOLLYWOOD WILL HONOR ITS TOP

STARS IN FILM.

BY THE WAY, MY PICK IS "12

YEARS A SLAVE."

I THOUGHT THAT WAS A

FABULOUS MOVIE, BUT I THINK

IT IS GOING TO BE

"GRAVITY."

Wendy: OH, I DIDN'T SEE

EITHER ONE OF THOSE.

I SAW A LOT OF BAD ONES.

Pat: I HAD TO GO TO

SOME LITTLE ART THEATER IN

TIDEWATER TO SEE "12 YEARS A

SLAVE."

IT WAS BEAUTIFULLY DONE.

Wendy: I THINK BRAD

PITT DIRECTED THAT.

Pat: YEAH.

I THINK HE SHOWS UP AS THE

GOOD GUY TO BRING GOOD

NEWS.

HE IS A FREE MAN AND THEY

CAPTURED HIM.

IT IS A TREMENDOUS STORY.

ONE OF THE BIT PLAYERS IN

THAT THING HAS WON AN AWARD

AS BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS.

"GRAVITY," I TOOK MY WIFE TO

IT, AND SHE SAID THIS IS THE

LAST TIME I'M GOING TO

FOLLOW YOUR ADVICE ON SEEING

A MOVIE.

SCOTT ROSS TOLD ME IT WAS

GOOD, BUT THAT'S GOING TO

PROBABLY WIN.

AND SANDRA BULLOCK WANDERING

AROUND IN SPACE.

DID YOU SEE THAT JOKE THEY

HAD ABOUT GEORGE CLOONEY, HE

IS WILLING TO BE LOST IN

SPACE RATHER THAN DATE A

WOMAN HIS OWN AGE.

Wendy: THAT WAS A GREAT

LINE.

Pat: WELL, IS THE MOVIE

CAPITAL OF THE WORLD FINALLY

GETTING A TOUCH OF

RELIGION?

STUDIES SHOW THAT

MOVIE-GOERS PREFER FILMS

WITH A CHRISTIAN WORLD

VIEW.

AS CHARLENE ISRAEL REPORTS,

THESE MOVIES ARE GETTING A

GROWING AMOUNT OF ATTENTION

AND ACCLAIM.

Reporter: LIGHTS,

CAMERAS, AND PLENTY OF

FASHION, BUT THIS ISN'T YOUR

RUN OF THE MILL RED CARPET

EVENT.

LOTS OF STARS CAME OUT TO

CELEBRATE FAITH-FRIENDLY AND

FAMILY-FRIENDLY MOVIES.

IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

HUNDREDS ATTENDED THE GRAND

AWARDS SHOW, INCLUDING EMCEE

AND COMEDIAN BILL ENGVALL.

I'M A HUGE FAN OF THOSE

TYPES OF MOVIES AND TVp

SHOWS.

I WANT TO SEE THEM PUSHED

MORE TO THE FOREFRONT.

Reporter: ACTOR A.J.

RECEIVED HER HONOR FOR THE

INSPIRATIONAL MOVIE "GRACE

UNPLUGGED."

I WANT THEM TO FEEL THAT

THEY CAN MAKE BEAUTIFUL

STORIES AND FAMILIES ARE

GOING TO COME AND NOT JUST

BE ENTERTAINED BY IT, BUT

TALK ABOUT IT IN THE CAR ON

THE WAY HOME.

Reporter: JACOB LATA

LATAMORE TALKED ABOUT "BLACK

NATIVITY," A MESSAGE THE

YOUNG ACTRESS SAYS IS NEEDED

NOW, MORE THAN EVER.

WE HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE

THAT ARE LOST IN THIS

WORLD.

WE CAN REASSURE PEOPLE IN

THE MOVIES.

BECAUSE THEY'RE REALLY JUST

LIGHTS ON THE SCREEN.

Reporter: THE BIBLE

SERIES WON THE RATINGS AND

HEARTS OF AMERICA WHEN IT

AIRED ON THE HISTORY CHANNEL

LAST YEAR.

IT ALSO SCORED

BIG AT

THIS

YEAR'S MOVIE GUIDE AWARDS.

ROMA DOWNEY, CO-CREATOR OF

THE BIBLE PROJECT, WON THE

GRACE AWARD IN TELEVISION,

FOR BEST ACTRESS FOR HER

ROLE OF JESUS' MOTHER IN THE

SERIES.

I THINK THAT THE SUCCESS

OF THE BIBLE SERIES REALLY

GOT THE ATTENTION OF THE

NATION, AND CERTAINLY OF OUR

INDUSTRY.

100MILLION PEOPLE SHOWED

UP.

AND I THINK IT WAS REALLY

QUITE EXTRAORDINARY.

AND, UM, NOW WE'RE SEEING

LOTS OF OTHER FAITH FILMS

COMING DOWN THE PIPELINE.

SO I THINK THAT'S VERY

ENCOURAGING.

Reporter: WILLIE

ROBERTSON OF "DUCK DYNASTY"

FAME AGREES.

MOVIE GUIDE AWARDED THE HIT

REALITY SHOW WITH THE FAITH

AND FREEDOM AWARD FOR TV.

I THINK WE SEE IT.

I THINK WE SEE IT IN OUR

NUMBERS.

WE WERE TALKING ABOUT THE

BIBLE AND BETWEEN THAT,

THERE WAS A WHOLE LOT OF

PEOPLE THAT TUNED IN.

HOPEFULLY WE SEE THAT

CATCHING ON AND WE SEE MORE

AND MORE THINGS POSITIVE

COMING OUT.

Reporter: ACTRESS HOLLY

ROBINSON PETE SAYS DEMAND

FOR WHOLESOME MOVIES ARE SO

IMPORTANT.

I'M NOT SURE WHY

HOLLYWOOD IS NOT GETTING THE

MESSAGE THAT WE SOMETHING

EVERY FRIDAY, WHEN MOVIES

OPEN UP, SOMETHING WE CAN

ALL GO SEE AS A FAMILY

TOGETHER.

Reporter: JOHNNIE

ERICKSON APPEARED AT THE

AWARDS AND PERFORMED THE

SONG "ALONE YET NOT ALONE."

AND WHILE HOLLYWOOD GIVES

ITSELF A PAT ON THE BACK AT

THIS YEAR'S OSCARS, THE

MOVIE AWARDS ARE STAYING

TRUE TO ITS MISSION, TO

CELEBRATE ENTERTAINMENT TO

INSPIRES AND UP LIFTS.

CHARLENE ISRAEL, CBN NEWS,

CALIFORNIA.

Pat: THE MOVIE GUIDE

AWARDS WILL AIR ON REELS TV

ON FRIDAY AT 8:00 a.m.

PACIFIC TIME.

IT ISN'T EXACTLY PRIME TIME,

BUT WE'LL GET THE WORD OUT.

Wendy: AND RUSSELL

CROWE IS COMING OUT WITH A

MOVIE.

Pat: HE IS GOING TO

MEET WITH THE POPE, BUT THAT

DOESN'T CUT IT.

IT MAKES YOU SICK WHEN THEY

DISTORT THE BIBLE.

THE STORY OF NOAH IS

TREMENDOUS, BUT HERE IT IS A

WRONG PORTRAYAL OF NOAH.

I THINK THE CHRISTIAN PEOPLE

ARE GOING TO STAY AWAY IN

DROVES.

AND HE IS TRYING TO MEET

WITH THE POPE AND SAYING,

WILL YOU GIVE IT --

Wendy: SO YOU'VE SEEN

IT AND YOU SAY IT IS NOT

GOOD?

Pat: I GIVE IT A THE

THUMBS DOWN.

THEY SAY NOAH WAS DRUNK.

HIS SON HAM LOOKED AT HIM IN

HIS NAKEDNESS, AND HE CURSED

HAM.

THAT'S ALL IN THE BIBLE.

YOU'VE GOT THE MAN GETTING

DRUNK, AND THAT'S PART OF

THE STORY.

BUT THERE ARE A LOT OF OTHER

THINGS IN THERE THAT ARE NOT

PART OF THE STORY.

AND IT'S IMPROV IN

HOLLYWOOD, AND I THINK THEY

DON'T LIKE IT.

SO THIS BIBLE SERIES THAT

ROMA DOWNEY AND HER HUSBAND

MARMARK BURNETT ARE DOING

IS TRUE TO THE BIBLE.

IT IS TREMENDOUS.

I COMMEND IT.

CHURCHES OUGHT TO GO IN

DROVE, BY TICKETS IN BULK,

SUPPORT THAT MOVIE.

Wendy: THIS FRIDAY,

FEBRUARY 28th.

WE'RE ALREADY AT THE END OF

FEBRUARY, CAN YOU BELIEVE

THAT?

FEBRUARY 28.

Pat: WHERE DOES THE

TIME GO?

WE HAD SNOW FLURRIES.

SOME OF THE LITTLE CROCUSES

IN MY YARD HAVE DECIDED IT

WAS SPRING, AND NOW THEY'RE

GETTING SNOWED UPON.

Wendy: THIS MORNING WE

SAW SNOW FLURRIES.

UP NEXT, A COLD CASE

INVESTIGATOR MAKES A

SHOCKING DISCOVERY, ONE THAT

THREATENS TO CHANGE HIS

LIFE.

YOU HAVE MULTIPLE EYE

WITNESSES THAT SEE THE SAME

EVENT, AND THEY NEVER TELL

YOU THE SAME STORY.

BUT THEY DO TELL YOU A STORY

THAT CAN BE SEEN TOGETHER,

LIKE A PUZZLE.

Wendy: FIND OUT WHAT

HAPPENS WHEN HE PUTS THOSE

PUZZLE PIECES TOGETHER,

NEXT.

*

Pat: KILLERS OF THE

PAST, JACK THE RIPPER, THE

ZODIAC KILLER.

HISTORY IS FILLED WITH CASES

THAT HAVE NEVER BEEN

CRACKED.

JIM WALLACE'S JOB IS TO

SOLVE THOSE CASES.

AND ONE DAY JIM PUT HIMSELF

TO WORK TRYING TO UNCOVER

THE REAL TRUTH BEHIND THE

BIGGEST MURDER OF ALL TIME.

Reporter: THERE IS NO

STATUE OF LIMITATIONS ON

MURDER, AND THE ONES THAT

ARE UNSOLVED GO INTO A COLD

CASE FILE.

IN TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA,

THOSE CASES LANDED ON THE

DESK OF DETECTIVE JIM WARNER

WALLACE.

SEVERAL COLD CASES THAT JIM

SOLVED WERE FEATURED ON NBC

DATELINE.

IN THE END, YOU'RE TRYING

TO FIGURE OUT WHAT JUST

HAPPENED HERE.

ASKING WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

HERE, USING THE EVIDENCE

AVAILABLE TO YOU.

AND BECAUSE THESE ARE CASES

THAT REALLY WERE GIVEN UP

FOR LOSS.

REALLY NOBODY HAD ANY

EXPECTATIONS OF EVER SOLVING

THOSE CASESMEN CASES.

Reporter: JIM STARTED

IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AS A

PATROL OFFICER.

A SECOND GENERATION COP, HE

WORE HIS BADGE PROUDLY.

BY HIS 30s, HE WAS

PROMOTED TO DETECTIVE.

HE WAS ALSO A LOVING

HUSBAND, DEDICATED FATHER,

AND AVOWED ATHEIST.

I WAS MORE THAN HAPPY

WITH THE IDEA I WOULD LIVE

MY LIFE AND WHEN I CLOSED MY

EYES FOR THE LAST TIME, I

WOULD GO BACK TO DIRT.

THE IDEA OF A LIFE AFTER

THIS ONE WAS MEANINGLESS TO

ME.

IF YOU TOLD ME I WAS A

SINNER, I WOULD HAVE LAUGHED

AT YOU.

I KNOW WHAT SINNERS LOOKED

LIKE, THOSE ARE THE FOLKS I

TAKE TO JAIL.

THAT'S NOT ME.

Reporter: JIM ALWAYS

PRIDED HIMSELF AND HIS

INTELLECT, AND OPENLY MOCKED

PEOPLE OF FAITH, ESPECIALLY

CHRISTIANS.

I THOUGHT IT WAS A

COMPLETELY UNNECESSARY

THEOLOGY I COULD NOT BE PART

OF.

REASON AND OBSERVATION AND

SCIENTIFIC EXPLORATION WILL

EVENTUALLY HAVE ANSWERS FOR

ALL OF THE QUESTIONS I HAVE

ABOUT LIFE.

Reporter: THERE WAS ONE

FRIEND WHO KEPT INVITING JIM

AND HIS WIFE, SUSIE, TO

CHURCH.

SUSIE WANTED TO GO TO CHURCH

BECAUSE SHE BELIEVED IN GOD

AND FELT HER CHILDREN SHOULD

GO TO CHURCH LIKE SHE AND

HER FAMILY DID.

I NEVER READ THE BIBLE

AND REALLY DIDN'T HAVE MUCH

UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT IT ALL

REALLY MEANT.

I THINK I KNEW THE BASIC

TENENTS OF THE FAITH.

I WOULD BE MORE THAN

HAPPY TO GO TO CHURCH WITH

MY WIFE, AS LONG AS I COULD

GO AS AN ATHEIST.

THE PASTOR WAS ABLE TO

COMMUNICATE A MESSAGE THAT

WAS GEARED FOR THE SELFISH,

SELF-FOCUSED ATHEIST THAT I

WAS.

IN THE SENSE HE WAS ABLE TO

INTEREST ME IN JESUS AS A

SMART GUY.

Reporter: JIM WAS

INTRIGUED, SO HE BOUGHT A $6

BIBLE.

I WASN'T ABOUT TO SPEND

ANY MORE THAN $6 ON THIS.

I WAS LOOKING THROUGH THE

RED LETTERS.

I WANTED TO SEE WHAT JESUS

HAS TO SAY.

IF HE HAS SOME WISDOM TO

SHARE, LET'S HEAR IT.

Reporter: JIM PUT HIS

TRAINING AS A DETECTIVE TO

WORK AND POURED OVER THE

GOSPELS.

HE DISCOVERED THAT IN HIS

LINE OF WORK WAS CRITICAL TO

ANY INVESTIGATION:

EYE-WITNESS ACCOUNTS.

YOU HAVE MULTIPLE EYE

WITNESSES THAT SEE THE SAME

EVENT.

THEY NEVER TELL YOU THE SAME

STORY, BUT THEY DO TELL YOU

A STORY THAT CAN BE SEEN

TOGETHER LIKE A PUZZLE.

I WAS SEEING THESE

CHARACTERISTICS IN THE

GOSPELS.

I THOUGHT, WOW, IN SOME

ASPECTS, I THINK THIS STUFF

FEELS AND LOOKS A LOT LIKE

EYE WITNESS TESTIMONY.

SO I WAS WILLING TO TAKE A

STEP WITH IT AND START TO

EXAMINE IT AS AN EYE WITNESS

ACCOUNT TO SEE IF IT WOULD

HOLD UP.

THIS WAS INTRIGUING TO ME

BECAUSE IT WAS A CLAIM NOT

JUST ABOUT SOME WISDOM FROM

THE ANCIENT PAST, BUT A

CLAIM ABOUT AN EVENT THAT

EITHER OCCURRED OR DIDN'T

OCCUR IN THE ANCIENT PAST

AND THAT WAS SOMETHING I

COULD TEST.

Reporter: JIM ALSO

LOOKED INTO THE WRITINGS OF

SOME OTHER ANCIENT

HISTORIANS TO VERIFY THE

ACCOUNTS IN THE BIBLE.

I THINK AS I WENT THROUGH

THAT PROCESS OF DIGGING,

LOOKING AT LANGUAGE, LOOKING

AT THE TEMPLATE I USED TO

EVALUATE EYE WITNESSES, I

BECAME MORE COMFORTABLE

THOSE WERE ACCURATE

EYE-WITNESS ACCOUNTS.

WE WERE BOTH LEARNING SO

MUCH AT THE SAME TIME.

Reporter: WHEN JIM'S

ATHEISM COULDN'T STAND IN

THE LIGHT OF THE EVIDENCE,

HE WAS FACED WITH ONE

QUESTION.

WHY DO WE NEED A SAVIOR?

Reporter: TO ANSWER

THAT QUESTION, JIM HAD TO

ADMIT HIS PRIDE WAS KEEPING

HIM FROM ACCEPTING THE TRUTH

ABOUT JESUSMENT.

IT WASN'T THAT THERE

WASN'T ENOUGH EVIDENCE.

WAS ALL ABOUT REALIZES I'M

NOT GOD AND REALIZING, I'M A

MESS.

AND THERE IS A LOT ABOUT MY

LIFE I WOULD LIKE TO

CHANGE.

A LOT THAT I AM NOT PROUD

OF.

A LOT I NEED FORGIVENESS

FOR.

Reporter: JIM, THE GOOD

GUY, NEEDED A SAVIOR, TOO.

I, FOR A LOT OF YEARS,

WORKED HARD TO RESIST GOD'S

SPIRIT.

AT SOME POINT I JUST SAID,

OKAY, I'M DONE.

I BELIEVE IT.

I'M IN.

I SUBMITTED EVERYTHING TO

CHRIST.

I SUBMITTED EVERY WAKING

THOUGHT.

I FELT LIKE I WAS GETTING

TO WITNESS A MIRACLE UNFOLD

RIGHT BEFORE ME.

IT WAS JUST AMAZING.

THE FIRST THING THAT

CHANGED FOR ME WAS THE SENSE

THAT THIS HUGE SEPARATION I

HAD ALWAYS DRAWN FROM THE

PEOPLE WHO WERE ON ONE SIDE

OF THE BARS AND THE PEOPLE

ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE

BARS VANISHED.

I HAD BECOME A MUCH MORE

FORGIVING PERSON, I HOPE,

BECAUSE I'M CONSTANTLY

REMINDING MYSELF OF MY NEED

FOR FORGIVENESS.

Reporter: JIM WENT ON

TO BECOME A CELEBRATED COLD

CASE DETECTIVE.

HE ALSO DEFENDS HIS FAITH AS

A CHRISTIAN A AP

APOLOGIST.

TOGETHER HE AND SUSAN BUILT

THEIR LIVES ON CHRISTIAN

EVIDENCE.

I THINK GOD REACHED ME

THROUGH THAT EVIDENCE.

FOR FOLKS LIKE ME, I NEEDED

TO BE REACHED THIS WAY.

SO I'M ONLY A CHRISTIAN

TODAY BECAUSE IT'S TRUE.

Pat: YOU KNOW, A

PERSONAL TESTIMONY, WHEN I

FIRST STARTED READING THESE

THINGS THAT JESUS SAID ABOUT

HIMSELF, I SAID, THIS IS

OUTRAGEOUS.

HE SAYS, I'M THE LIGHT OF

THE WORLD.

HE SAYS, I'M THE BREAD OF

LIFE.

AND YOU READ THESE THINGS,

I'M THE SON OF GOD, I'M THE

MESSIAH.

AND YOU THINK, OH, COME OFF

IT.

YOU'RE A HUMAN BEING, JUST

LIKE I AM.

AND THEN YOU BEGIN TO

REALIZE -- AND THIS IS WHAT

IS IMPORTANT, FOLKS --

EITHER JESUS CHRIST WAS WHO

HE SAID HE WAS, OR HE WAS A

RAVING LUNATIC.

IF SOMEBODY CAME TO YOU

TODAY AND SAID, I AM THE SON

OF GOD.

I CAME DOWN OUT OF HEAVEN.

I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE.

IF YOU EAT OF ME, YOU'LL

HAVE ETERNAL LIFE.

IF SOMEBODY SAID THAT TO

YOU, YOU WOULD THINK HE

OUGHT TO GET LOCKED UP,

WOULDN'T YOU?

AND THE IDEA OF HIM SAYING

HE IS SOME KIND OF SPECIAL

PROPHET IS NONSENSE.

EITHER HE IS GOD OR HE IS

NOT.

SO JIM BEGAN TO DO THE

ANALYSIS.

AND GOD GAVE US A BRAIN AND

HE GAVE US INTELLIGENCE TO

LOOK AT THESE THINGS.

MANY PEOPLE, THE BIBLE SAYS,

THEY SUPPRESS THE TRUTH.

THEY KNOW THE TRUTH, BUT

THEY SUPPRESS IT.

AND THERE ARE PEOPLE IN OUR

SOCIETY WHO SUPPRESS THE

TRUTH.

AND ALL OF YOUR LIFE YOU'VE

BEEN FIGHTING IT AND YOU

SUPPRESS IT, BUT THE TRUTH

IS THERE.

YOU READ WHAT HE HAS, THERE

HAS NEVER BEEN ANYBODY WHO

SPOKE THESE WORDS.

LOOK AT THE PARABLES, THE

THINGS HE THOUGHT,

UNBELIEVER.

SOMEBODY SAID IF HE WASN'T

THE ONE TO BE WORSHIPPED,

THEN WE WOULD HAVE TO

WORSHIP THE PERSON WHO

CONCEIVED OF HIM BECAUSE

THERE IS NOBODY WHO HAS EVER

COME INTO THIS WORLD WHO IS

LIKE JESUS.

AMAZING, BECAUSE HE IS WHO

HE SAYS HE IS.

AND THOMAS SAID, I'VE GOT TO

PUT MY HAND IN THE WOUNDS,

I'VE GOT TO PUT MY HAND INTO

HIS SIDE AND INTO HIS

HANDS.

AND JESUS SAID, OKAY, DO

IT.

AND THOMAS, THE DOUBTING

ONE, FELL ON HIS KNEES AND

HE SAID, MY LORD AND MY

GOD.

JESUS IS GOD ALMIGHTY.

AND I'M PLEASED TO REPORT

THAT I KNOW HIM, I BELIEVE

IN HIM, I TRUST HIM, AND HE

IS MY SAVIOR.

THERE IS NOBODY WHO HAS EVER

BEEN LIKE JESUS.

HE IS NOT JUST A PERSON IN

HISTORY.

HE IS NOT JUST A FIGURE IN A

BOOK.

HE IS THE CREATOR OF THIS

WORLD.

AND IF YOU WANT TO HAVE YOUR

LIFE TRANSFORMED, LOOK AT

THE EVIDENCE.

LOOK AT WHAT'S THERE, AND

THEN OPEN YOUR HEART AND SAY

YES TO JESUS.

AND IF YOU WANT HIM TODAY,

AS THIS PROGRAM CONTINUES, I

WANT TO GIVE YOU A CHANCE.

I'M GOING TO PRAY WITH YOU A

VERY SIMPLE PRAYER.

IF YOU WANT TO LET HIM COME

IN -- HE SAID, I STAND AT

THE DOOR AND KNOCK.

IF ANYBODY HEARS MY VOICE

AND OPENS THE DOOR, I'LL

COME IN WITH HIM, AND SUP

WITH HIM AND HE WITH ME.

HE IS KNOCKING AT THE DOOR

OF YOUR HEART.

PRAY THESE WORDS WITH ME.

JESUS, I KNOW YOU'RE THE SON

OF GOD.

I KNOW YOU CAME FROM

HEAVEN.

THERE HAS NEVER BEEN ANYONE

LIKE YOU.

AND I HAVE RESISTED YOU SO

LONG, LORD.

RIGHT NOW I SAY YES.

I ASK YOU TO COME INTO MY

HEART.

I ASK YOU TO TRANSFORM ME.

GIVE ME A NEW LIFE, AND I

RECEIVE YOU AS LORD AND

SAVIOR.

THANK YOU, LORD.

FROM THIS MOMENT ON ANY MANY

YOURS.

THANI AM YOURS.

THANK YOU, LORD.

IF YOU PRAYED THAT PRAYER,

I'M GOING TO SEND YOU

SOMETHING TO HELP YOU GET

STARTED.

IT IS CALLED "A NEW DAY," BY

THE WAY.

IT IS A C.D.

YOU CAN PUT IT IN A COMPACT

DISC PLAYER, EVERYBODY HAS

ONE IN THEIR CAR OR HOME.

IT IS ABOUT 73 MINUTES.

I'LL GIVE IT TO YOU FREE IF

YOU JUST PICK UP THE PHONE

AND CALL AND SAY, I PRAYED

WITH PAT.

RIGHT NOW JESUS IS MY

SAVIOR.

THERE IS SOMEBODY ON THE

OTHER END WHO LOVES YOU.

IF THE LINES ARE BUSY, BE

PATIENT.

THERE WILL BE SOMEBODY WITH

YOU IN A FEW MINUTES.

1-800-759-0700.

AND SAY YES AND SEND ME "A

NEW DAY."

THERE IS NO CHARGE.

NO FINANCIAL OBLIGATION.

CALL IT RIGHT NOW.

WENDY HAS MORE.

Wendy: COMING UP, A Q

AND A PERIOD.

SALLY SAYS, "A WOMAN GRABBED

MY HAND AND SAID SHE COULD

READ MY PALM AND SOLVE MY

PROBLEMS.

I DIDN'T RESPOND BECAUSE I

WAS SHOCKED.

AS A CHRISTIAN, WHAT WOULD

HAVE BEEN THE BEST WAY TO

RESPOND?"

WE'VE GOT ANOTHER ROUND OF

"BRING IT ON" ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB."

WELCOME BACK TO

WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN NEWS

BREAK.

PASTOR RICK WARREN OF

SADDLEBACK CHURCH IS TAKING

ON A NEW MENTAL HEALTH

MINISTRY, INSPIRED BY HIS

OWN PERSONAL TRAGEDY.

WARREN'S SON, MATTHEW,

COMMITTED SUICIDE LAST

APRIL.

HE STRUGGLED WITH SEVERE

DEPRESSION FOR YEARS.

NOW THE PASTOR IS TEAMING UP

WITH THE ROMAN CATHOLIC

DIOCESE OF ORANGE

CALIFORNIA, AND THE NATIONAL

ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

TO HOST A DAY-LONG EVENT

NEXT MONTH.

THE THE CONFERENCE WILL

ADDRESS ISSUES FROM BIPOLAR

DISORDER TO SUICIDE, AND TO

ANXIETY, EATING DISORDERS,

AND ADDICTION.

DOCTORS IN CALIFORNIA ARE

INVESTIGATING A SERIOUS

POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS.

IT IS KNOWN TO CAUSE SEVERE

WEAKNESS OR RAPID PARALYSIS

IN ONE OR MORE LIMBS.

MOST OF THE CHILDREN

AFFECTED SO FAR HAVE NOT

RECOVERED THE USE OF THEIR

ARMS OR LEGS.

DOCTORS AREN'T SURE IF IT

WAS A VIRUS OR SOMETHING

ELSE.

SO FAR IT ISN'T AN

EPIDEMIC.

JUST A RARE PHENOMENON.

THERE ARE 20 REPORTED CASES

IN THE STATE.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

GOING TO OUR WEBSITE,

CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND WENDY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Pat: THIS LUX VERA

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FREE.

THERE ARE NOW THOUSANDS OF

PEOPLE WHO WANT TO ENROLL.

IT IS AN OPEN COURSE AND IT

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Wendy: SALLY WRITES,

, "I HAD A WOMAN GRAB MY

HAND AND SAID SHE COULD HELP

MY PROBLEMS WITH A PALM

READING.

I SAID NO.

WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN A GOOD

CHRISTIAN RESPONSE?"

Pat: WELL, GET LOST.

[LAUGHTER]

Wendy: I THINK YOU

HANDLED IT WELL.

I THINK NO IS RIGHT.

Pat: THEY'VE GOT ALL OF

THIS STUFF ABOUT WHAT THESE

LINES MEAN.

THIS IS YOUR LIFELINE, AND

THIS IS YOUR TALENTS AND ALL

OF THIS STUFF.

BUT, I MEAN, YOU DON'T WANT

SOME DEMON-POSSESSED PERSON

LOOKING AT YOUR HAND.

YOU DID EXACTLY THE RIGHT

THING.

Wendy: A VIEWER

SAYS, "MY SON IS IN HIS

MID-20s AND HE LOST HIS

CAR, LOST HIS JOB, AND IS

GOING THROUGH A HORRIBLE

TIME.

I WOULD LIKE TO BRING HIM

HOME SO HE CAN GET BACK ON

HIS FEET.

MY HUSBAND DISAGREES.

HE SAYS OUR SON IS AN ADULT

AND NEEDS TO LEARN HOW TO

GET OUT OF HIS MESS ON HIS

OWN.

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY

ABOUT TREATING ADULT

CHILDREN?"

Pat: IT DOESN'T REALLY

SAY.

IT SAYS BRING UP A CHILD IN

THE WAY TO GO, AND WHEN HE

IS OLD HE WON'T DEPART.

THE PRODIGAL SON, YOU KNOW,

HE WAS AN ADULT.

AND HE TOOK HIS SHARE OF THE

INHERITANCE, AND HE WENT OUT

AND HE GOT DRUNK, AND HE

ENDED UP IN A PIGSTY.

AND THEN HE CAME HOME, AND

HIS FATHER WRAPPED HIS ARMS

AROUND HIM AND WELCOMED HIM

HOME.

I THINK THE CHRISTIAN ANSWER

IS YOU WELCOME THE PRODIGAL

SON HOME AND LOVE HIM.

YET, AGAIN, THE HUSBAND

SHOULD BE THE HEAD OF THE

HOUSEHOLD, AND YOU SHOULDN'T

FIGHT HIM.

THAT'S THE STORY OF AN ADULT

SON WHO DID EVERYTHING WRONG

AND WAS IN A TOTAL MESS, AND

HE SAID, MAKE ME LIKE A

SERVANT.

AND THE FATHER SAID, NO, I'M

GOING TO HAVE A FATHER FOR

YOU AND BRING YOU THE ROBE

AND PUT A RING ON YOUR

FINGER AND SHOES ON YOUR

FEET.

YOU'VE BEEN LOST AND NOW

YOU'RE FOUND.

SO YOU NEVER STOP LOVING

YOUR CHILD, EVEN WHEN

THEY'RE 30, 40, 50, 60.

THEY'RE STILL YOUR CHILD.

Wendy: TERESA

WRITES, "I HEARD MANY PEOPLE

SAY WE CAN CHOOSE TO LIVE

OUR LIFE OVER AGAIN IF WE

TELL GOD WE WANT TO RETURN

TO EARTH TO LIVE ANOTHER

LIFE.

IS THIS TRUE?

IS THERE ANYTHING IN THE

BIBLE THAT SUPPORTS THIS?"

Pat: THE BIBLE SAYS IT

IS APPOINTED UNTO MAN ONCE

TO DIE AND AFTER THAT THE

JUDGMENT.

IT IS APPOINTED UNTO MAN

ONCE TO DIE, AFTER THAT THE

JUDGMENT.

YOU DO NOT HAVE A SECOND

CHANCE.

THE CONCEPT OF THE WHEEL OF

FORTUNE, THAT IS HINDUISM,

THAT YOU KEEP LIVING YOUR

LIFE OVER AGAIN, AND YOU PAY

FOR YOUR SINS.

AND YOU LIVE OVER AND OVER

AGAIN.

THAT IS THE WHEEL OF KARMA.

THAT IS NOT CHRISTIAN.

I DON'T BELIEVE IT.

Wendy: DIANA WRITES, "I

RECEIVED AN INHERITANCE FROM

MY MOTHER'S ESTATE.

DO I NEED TO TITHE ON THIS

MONEY?"

Pat: DEFINITELY I THINK

YOU NEED TO TITHE.

THAT IS CLEAR-CUT, YOU DON'T

HAVE ANY OBLIGATIONS AND YOU

DON'T HAVE ANY EXPENSES.

SO YOU GET $10,000, TAKE A

THOUSAND AS A TITHE.

$100,000, TAKE $10,000 AS A

TITHE.

AND THE LORD WILL BLESS THE

REST OF IT.

WITH THAT INHERITANCE,

INVEST IN WISELY.

IT IS SO EASY TO FIND ALL

KINDS OF INVESTMENT THINGS

THAT ARE NO GOOD.

BE CAREFUL, AND BE CAREFUL

WHO YOUR ADVISOR IS.

YOU'LL FIND THESE

CHARLOTTETONS WHO WANT TO

COME IN AND SAY I'VE GOT A

GOLD MINE OR AN OIL WELL IN

POLYNESIAN.

DON'T LISTEN TO THEM.

Wendy: REGINA

WRITES, "I KNOW WE HAVE TO

HONOR OUR PARENTS, BUT HOW

TO I RESPOND TO MY MOTHER

WHEN SHE ASKS VERY NOSEY

QUESTIONS LIKE HOW MUCH

MONEY I MAKE AND HOW I CAN

AFFORD SUCH NICE THINGS.

I DON'T KNOW WHY SHE WANTS

ALL OF THE DETAILS."

Pat: SOME MOTHERS ARE

NOSEY --

Wendy: THOSE DON'T SEEM

LIKE NOSEY QUESTIONS.

MY MOM KNOWS ALL OF THAT

STUFF.

Pat: WELL, THAT'S YOUR

LIFE.

BUT A LOT OF PEOPLE LIKE TO

KEEP THEIR LIVES PRIVATE.

BUT YOU LOVE HER AND DON'T

TELL HER TO GO JUMP IN THE

LAKE.

DON'T TALK ABOUT TO HER

BECAUSE SHE IS YOUR MOTHER.

THE BEST WAY TO KEEP A CHILD

FROM LYING IS TO STOP ASKING

HIM QUESTIONS.

[LAUGHTER]

Pat: REALLY.

YOU GET A LITTLE KID, AND

YOU SAY, JOHNNY, WHO BROKE

THAT TOY?

THE MONSTER CAME IN THE

WINDOW.

OH, YES, A BIG MONSTER.

OKAY?

JUST DON'T ALWAYS BE ASKING

YOUR KIDS QUESTIONS BECAUSE

YOU'LL TEACH THEM TO LIE.

Wendy: ALL RIGHT.

INTERESTING ADVICE.

STILL AHEAD, SHE HAS GRACED

THE PAGES OF VOGUE AND

GLAMOUR.

UP NEXT, ONE MODEL GIVES US

THE INSIDE SCOOP ON THE

FASHION INDUSTRY AND SHARES

WHY IT IS NOT AS GLITZY AS

IT MIGHT SEEM.

*

Wendy: WELL, JENNIFER

STRICKLAND ALWAYS STRIVED TO

BE PERFECT.

SHE WAS THE TYPE OF GIRL WHO

MADE SURE ALL OF THE SHOES

IN HER CLOSET WERE LINED UP

JUST RIGHT.

WHEN SHE BECAME A RUNWAY

MODEL, SHE CHASED AFTER THE

PERFECT LOOK.

UNTIL THAT DAY THAT

PERFECTION ALMOST KILLED

HER.

Reporter: JENNIFER

STRICKLAND STARTED HER

MODELING CARRIER WHE CAREER

WHEN SHE WAS JUST EIGHT

YEARS OLD.

AT 17, SHE SIGNED WITH ONE

OF THE HIGHEST MODELING

AGENCIES.

SHE WALKED THE RUNWAYS FOR

GEORGE ARMANI.

BUT BEHIND THAT WAS A WOMAN

STRUGGLING WITH ANOREXIA,

DRUGS, AND ALCOHOL.

IN "BEAUTIFUL LIES,"

JENNIFER SHARES WHAT SHE'S

LEARNED ABOUT TRUE BEAUTY

AND WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO

LOVE ONE SELF.

Wendy: JENNIFER

STRICKLAND IS HERE WITH US.

WELCOME BACK TO "THE 700

CLUB."

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Wendy: WE SAW THE

BEAUTIFUL PICTURES OF YOU.

AND YOU STARTED MODELING AT

A VERY YOUNG AGE.

WHAT DREW YOU TO THE

PROFESSION?

I WAS NOT ATHLETIC, AND

MY MOM WAS TRYING TO GET ME

SOME GRACE.

AND SHE FOUND A LITTLE

MODELING SCHOOL WHEN I WAS

EIGHT YEARS OLD, AND SIGNED

ME UP.

IT BECAME A WORLD WHERE I

COULD FIT.

Wendy: YOU SAY YOU WERE

A PERFECTIONIST, AND I KNOW

A LOT OF US STRUGGLE WITH

THAT.

BUT YOU SAY THE PERFECTION

AND PURSUIT OF IT ALMOST

KILLED YOU.

HOW SO?

WELL, THE MODELING

INDUSTRY EXPECTS WOMEN AND

GIRLS TO BE

PERFECT.

THAT'S THE JOB, IS TO MAKE

SURE THAT YOU CREATE THE

PERFECT BODY,

THE PERFECT

IMAGE.

Wendy: OF COURSE THEIR

IDEA OF PERFECTION IS

DIFFERENT --

RIGHT.

IT'S WHAT THEY I SEE.

IIT IS ABOUT WHAT IS ON THE

OUTSIDE, AND NOT ABOUT BEING

PERFECTED ON THE INSIDE.

BUT IT'S ALL OUTWARD

APPEARANCE.

AFTER MANY YEARS IN THE

BUSINESS, I BECAME SO

EXHAUSTED.

I BECAME SO TIRED OF HAVING

TO LOOK PERFECT ALL OF THE

TIME.

MY MEASUREMENTS, MY SKIN, MY

HAIR, THAT I HAD TO ALWAYS

BE WHAT THEY SAW IN THE

PICTURES.

AND, OF COURSE, WITH

AIR-BRUSHING AND EVERYTHING

ELSE, JU JUST THE PRESSURE

ON US IS SO HUGE.

Wendy: YOU SAY YOU HAD

TO STARVE YOURSELF BEFORE

MODELING SHOOTS AND

CATWALKS.

WELL, WHEN I WAS DOING

CATALOGS AND TV COMMERCIALS,

I COULD BE AT A HEALTHY

WEIGHT.

BUT WHEN I GRADUATED FROM

COLLEGE AND I WENT OVER TO

MILLAN TO DO THE RUNWAY, THE

ONLY WAY TO GET ON THE

RUNWAY WAS TO BECOME

SKELETAL.

AND I WASN'T THE ONLY ONE.

Wendy: AND THEY THOUGHT

THAT LOOKED GOOD.

THE MODELING INDUSTRY

THOUGHT THAT WOULD LOOK

GOOD, TO HAVE THE DARK

CIRCLES UNDER YOUR EYES.

THAT WAS VERY VOGUE AND

FASHIONABLE.

SO TO MAKE IT TO THAT LEVEL,

I HAD TO STOP EATING.

AND I HAD TO EXERCISE

OBSESSIVELY.

AND ULTIMATELY THERE IS A

SOUL HUNGER THAT IS INSIDE

OF EVERY WOMAN, JUST TO BE

LOVED AND BEAUTIFUL AND

ACCEPTED FOR WHO WE ARE,

DESPITE OUR IMPERFECTIONS.

AND THAT SOUL HUNGER GOT

BIGGER AND BIGGER.

Wendy: SO BACK THEN YOU

REACHED THE LEVEL

OF

ACTUALLY WORKING WITH ARMANI

AND THEN YOU WERE FIRED BY

THEM.

WHY?

WELL, I WENT HOME FOR

CHRISTMAS AND I ATE

HEARTEDLY.

I THINK I GAINED ABOUT FOUR

POUNDS.

Wendy: FOUR POUNDS?

I CAN GAIN THAT IN, LIKE,

ONE DAY.

YEAH.

AWOMAANY WOMAN CAN.

BUT THAT'S THE WAY THAT

BUSINESS WORKS.

THEY WANT YOU A CERTAIN

MEASUREMENT, AND IF YOU

CHANGE MEASUREMENTS THEY

DON'T WANT YOU ANYMORE.

Wendy: THEY LITERALLY

FIRED YOU?

YEAH.

Wendy: WERE YOU

DEVASTATED?

YOU KNOW WHAT?

I'M GLAD IT HAPPENED, TO

TELL YOU THE TRUTH.

BECAUSE BEHIND THE SCENES OF

WHAT I SAW AT THE RUNWAY,

THERE WAS SO MUCH

EMPTINESS.

AND I WAS

SO EMPTY AT THAT

TIME.

JUST TRYING TO

GAIN THE

APPROVAL OF THE PEOPLE IN

THE MODELING INDUSTRY, JUST

BEING GOOD ENOUGH, BEING

PERFECT ENOUGH, BEING

BEAUTIFUL ENOUGH ALL OF THE

TIME, IT WAS SO EXHAUSTING.

AT THE TIME, YES, I WAS SO

BUMMED AND I CRIED, BUT NOW

I'M SO GLAD BECAUSE IT GAVE

ME SORT OF AN EXIT TO A

WORLD THAT WAS NOT

SATISFYING TO ME AT ALL.

Wendy: YOU'VE WRITTEN A

BOOK CALLED "BEAUTIFUL

LIES," WHERE YOU DISPEL SOME

OF THE LIES THAT GIRLS ARE

TOLD TODAY.

WHAT ARE SOME OF THOSE LIES,

JENNIFER?

WELL, THE MAIN LIES THAT

WE BELIEVE IS THAT THE MAN

STANDING IN FRONT OF US

GIVES US VALUE.

OUR REFLECTION

IN THE MIRROR

GIVES US VALUE.

OUR IMAGE AND OUR SOCIAL

MEDIA PAGE

IS OUR VALUE.

AND WHEN WE LOOK TO THINGS

OUTSIDE OF US FOR A

REFLECTION OF

OUR VALUE, OUR

VALUE IS ALWAYS CHANGING.

I EXPERIENCED THAT IN THE

MODELING INDUSTRY, BUT I

SEE

IT WITH WOMEN ACROSS THE

BOARD.

WE HAVE

TO TURN

AWAY FROM,

YOU KNOW, HUMAN BEINGS

TELLING US IF WE'RE LOVABLE,

IF WE'RE BEAUTIFUL, IF WE'RE

ACCEPTED.

AND TURN

AWAY AND LOOK INTO

THE

MIRROR OF GOD.

AND SEE

IN GOD'S EYES, WE

ARE LOVED EVERY DAY, THAT

WE'RE BEAUTIFUL TO HIM EVERY

DAY.

NO MATTER WHAT THE

REFLECTION IN THE MIRROR

LOOKS LIKE.

Wendy: SO NOW YOUR

MARRIED.

ARE YOU A MOTHER?

YES, I AM.

Wendy: WHAT IS LIFE

LIKE NOW?

YOU KNOW WHAT?

WHEN I THINK ABOUT MY

FAMILY, IT DOESN'T

MATTER TO

ME THAT I WAS EVER IN THE

MAGAZINES.

YOU KNOW, WHO CARES?

WHAT I CARE ABOUT IS MY

FAMILY.

AND I LOVE BEING A MOM AND A

WIFE AND

HONORING MY

HUSBAND.

AND, YOU KNOW, HE HAS REALLY

GIVEN ME THE ENCOURAGEMENT

AND THE PERMISSION TO GO OUT

AND TO

SHARE MY STORY AND TO

USE MY STORY TO HELP WOMEN

AND GIRLS FIND A BEAUTY AND

A VALUE,

AN IDENTITY THAT IS

TRULY GO TO LAST.

YOU CAN'T FIND THAT IN THE

MAGAZINES.

YOU CAN'T FIND THAT IN MEDIA

AND ON TV AND ON OUR

Facebook PAGES.

THAT IS SOMETHING THAT IS

FOUND WHEN NO ONE IS

LOOKING, AND NO ONE IS

APPLAUDING.

IT IS FOUND AT HOME.

SO BEING ABLE TO FIND MY

IDENTITY AND VALUE IN CHRIST

AND REALIZE IT'S A LOT MORE

ABOUT BEING A WIFE AND A MOM

THAN IT EVER WAS ABOUT BEING

A MODEL.

Wendy: ISN'T IT TRUE

THAT -- I KNOW WHEN I'M IN

HIS PRESENCE, AND THE BIBLE

SAYS IN HIS PRESENCE THERE

IS FULLNESS OF JOY, BUT WHEN

I'M IN HIS PRESENCE, I FEEL

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL.

BECAUSE HE SAYS WE'RE

FEARFULLY AND WONDERFULLY

MADE.

AND THE WORLD WILL SAY

OTHERWISE, BUT SOMETIMES I

HAVE TO LOOK IN THE MIRROR

AND SAY, I'M FEARFULLY AND

WONDERFULLY MADE.

ABSOLUTELY.

AND WHEN WE START GETTING

OUR VALUE FROM WHAT WE

SEE -- IN WHAT I CALL THE

MIRROR OF GOD, HE NEVER

CHANGES HIS MIND ABOUT

US.

HE IS NOT VALUING US BY THE

NUMBER WE SEE ON THE SCALE

OR THE WAY WE LOOK IN THE

MIRROR THAT DAY.

HE SAYS YOU'RE VALUABLE,

YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL, YOU'RE

HOLY TO HIM EVERY SINGLE

DAY.

Wendy: JENNIFER, THANK

YOU SO MUCH.

"BEAUTIFUL LIES" IS THE

BOOK.

THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE

NATIONWIDE.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

GOD BLESS YOU.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Wendy: PAT, OVER TO

YOU.

Pat: BEAUTIFUL

TESTIMONY.

THAT'S ALL THE TIME WE HAVE

FOR THIS PROGRAM.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH TODAY'S

POWER MINUTE, FOUND IN

JEREMIAH 33: 3: "CALL TO ME

AND I WILL ANSWER YOU AND

SHOW YOU GREAT AND MIGHTY

THINGS, WHICH YOU DO NOT

KNOW."

THAT'S ALL OF THE TIME WE'VE

GOT FOR TODAY'S EDITION.

AND YOU JUST HEARD JENNIFER

STRICKLAND'S STORY, AND

THERE IS ONE TOMORROW, ALSO,

A MALE MODEL SHARES HIS

EXPERIENCE OFF THE RUNWAY.

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