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CBN NewsWatch: April 25, 2014

On CBN Newswatch, April 25: Ukraine says Russia keen on starting WWIII, Widow of doctor slain in Kabul forgives attacker, and Obama joins S. Korea in prayer for ferry victims, and more. Read Transcript


Mark: TONIGHT ON

"NEWSWATCH," UNREST IN

UKRAINE.

WILL THE THREAT OF NEW

RUSSIAN SANCTIONS DO

ANYTHING TO EASE TENSIONS?

Wendy: PLUS, CHRISTIANS

KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN, WHY

ONE MAN'S FAMILY SAID THEY

AREN'T MAD AT THE AFGHAN

PEOPLE.

Mark: AND VIOLENCE

TAKING PLACE WHERE YOU LEAST

EXPECT IT, INSIDE AMERICAN

CHURCHES.

ALL OF THIS AND MORE TONIGHT

ON "NEWSWATCH".

GOOD EVENING, I'M MARK

MARTIN.

Wendy: AND I'M WENDY

GRIFFITH.

THE U.S. AND EUROPE ARE

CONSIDERING FURTHER TARGETED

SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA, AND

WARNING THEY'LL SANCTION

BROAD SECTORS OF THE RUSSIAN

ECONOMY IF MOSCOW INVADES

EASTERN UKRAINE.

Mark: THE THREATS COME

AS RUSSIA GEARS UP NEW

MILITARY EXERCISES NEAR THE

UKRAINIAN BORDER.

HEATHER CELLS HAS TONIGHT'S

TOP STORY.

Reporter: JUST OVER A

WEEK AGO, RUSSIA SIGNED AN

AGREEMENT WITH THE U.S.,

UKRAINE, AND EUROPE TO EASE

THE CRISIS.

BUT SO FAR MOSCOW HASN'T

FOLLOWED THROUGH ON ANY OF

ITS COMMITMENTS, BY CALLING

ON PRO-RUSSIAN FORCES TO

LEAVE THE BUILDINGS THEY'RE

OCCUPYING IN EASTERN

UKRAINE.

THE PEOPLE DON'T WANT THE

ILLEGITIMATE GOVERNMENT OF

KIEV.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO RISE ANY

WAY WE CAN.

Reporter: RUSSIA ALSO

STILL HAS TENS OF THOUSANDS

OF TROOPS ALONG THE

UKRAINIAN BORDER AND

ANNOUNCED NEW MILITARY

EXERCISES THIS WEEK.

UKRAINE'S INTERIM MINISTER

HAS ACCUSED MOSCOW OF TRYING

TO START WORLD WAR III.

ALL OF THE RESPONSIBILITY

FOR AGGRESSION ON UKRAINIAN

TERRITORY AND FOR

UNDERMINING INTERNATIONAL

SECURITY AND STABILITY ARE

WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF THE

RUSSIAN FEDERATION.

Reporter: THE PRIME

MINISTER BELIEVES, AS MANY

DO, THAT RUSSIA WANTS TO

THWART UKRAINE'S UPCOMING

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, AND

SEIZE UKRAINE BOTH

MILITARILY AND POLITICALLY.

PRESIDENT OBAMA WAS ON HIS

TRIP TO ASIA, WHERE HE

DISCUSSED THE STAKES TO

VLADIMIR PUTIN.

President Obama: THERE

IS GOING TO COME A POINT

WHERE HE HAS TO MAKE A

FUNDAMENTAL DECISION, IS HE

WILLING TO SEE THE RUSSIAN

ECONOMY THAT WAS ALREADY

WEAKENED, WEAKENED FURTHER?

OR IS HE GOING TO USE

MILITARY FORCE AND USE THE

KIND OF DESTABILIZING

ACTIVITIES WE'VE SEEN

BEFORE.

Reporter: A TOP SENATOR

VISITING UKRAINE SAYS MORE

FINANCIAL PENALTIES ARE IN

THE WORKS.

THERE ARE DOZENS OF BANKS

IN RUSSIA, AND BILLIONSç OF

RUSSIAN ASSETS AND DOLLARS

IN U.S. BANKS, AND WE OUGHT

TO GO AFTER THAT.

Reporter: THE U.S. IS

ALSO STARTING ITS OWN

MILITARY EXERCISES ALONG

UKRAINE'S WESTERN BORDER.

HEATHER CELLS, CBN NEWS.

Wendy: AND FOR MORE ON

THIS SITUATION IN UKRAINE,

WE TURN NOWç TO SENIOR

INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT

GEORGE THOMAS.

GEORGE, YOU RECENTLY SPENT

SOME TIME OVER THERE.

George: , WHAT IS THE

LIKELIHOOD OF A DIRECT ARMED

MILITARY CONFRONTATION

BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE

UKRAINE?

George: THERE IS THE

POSSIBILITY AS THE DAYS GO

ON.

I THINK THE POSSIBILITY IS

VERY REAL.

THERE IS A TOWN IN THE

EASTERN PART OF UKRAINE THAT

HAS BEEN, IN ESSENCE, FOR

THE PAST TWO WEEKS IN FULL

CONTROL OF THE PRO-RUSSIAN

SEPARATISTS, AND THE

UKRAINIANS HAVE GONE IN AND

SURROUNDED THE TOWN AND

THEY'RE TRYING TO RETAKE

IT.

AND RUSSIA SAYS ANY MILITARY

ACTION AGAINST THIS GROUP

WOULD BE CONSIDERED, IN

ESSENCE, AN ACT OF WAR.

AND THAT IS A CONCERN, AND A

CONCERN GOING DOWN THE

ROAD.

Wendy: DO YOU THINK

THAT THE THREAT OF MORE

SANCTIONS WOULD CAUSE RUSSIA

TO POSSIBLY BACK DOWN?

George: PUTIN HAS SAID

IN THE LAST 72 HOURS THAT

THE SANCTIONS PUT IN PLACE

IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS ARE

HURTING.

AND THE NEXT ROUND OF

SANCTIONS -- IN ORDER TO

FEEL THE PINCH, IT HAS TO GO

AGAINST THE BANKS, THE

MINING INDUSTRY, AND THE OIL

INDUSTRY.

THAT'S REALLY WHERE RUSSIA

BEGINS TO HURT AND FEEL THE

PRECIOUS.

PRESSURE.

BECAUSE THERE ARE BILLIONS

OF DOLLARS OF CURRENCY IN

THE RUSSIAN BANKS.

Wendy: GEORGE, SOME

U.S. LAWMAKERS ACTUALLY WANT

TO ARM THE UKRAINIANS.

WHAT CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT

THIS?

George: SENATOR JOHN

McCAIN HAS, FOR SEVERAL

MONTHS, HAS BEEN TALKING

ABOUT THIS AND ASKING THE

UNITED STATES TO HELP IN HIS

EFFORT.

RECENTLY CARL LEVIN, THE

DEMOCRAT FROM MICHIGAN, SAYS

WE NEED TO CONSIDER SENDING

LEGAL FORCE, SOME KIND OF

MILITARY EQUIPMENT, TACTICS

AND --

Wendy: CAN I JUST ASK

YOU, DO YOU THINK THAT'S A

GOOD IDEA?

George: THE REALITY IS,

WENDY, UKRAINE DOESN'T HAVE

THE MANPOWER OR THE MILITARY

EQUIPMENT TO GO UP AGAINST

THE RUSSIANS.

THEY HAVE FOUR TIMES THE

AMOUNTS OF TROOPS, AND THE

EQUIPMENT IS MUCH MORE

SOPHISTICATED THAN WHAT THE

UKRAINIANS HAVE.

IT IS NOT A FAIR FIGHT.

Wendy: UKRAINE IS

SCHEDULED TO HOLD THEIRq

ELECTIONS NEXT MONTH, AND DO

YOU THINK THAT WILL HAPPEN?

George: I THINK RUSSIA

WOULD WANT NOTHING MORE THAN

FOR THE ELECTIONS NOT TO

HAPPEN.

Wendy: GEORGE THOMAS,

WE APPRECIATE YOUR INSIGHTS,

AS ALWAYS.

Mark: THREE AMERICAN

DOCTORS DIED IN AN ATTACK ON

A CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL IN

AFGHANISTAN THURSDAY.

NOW THE WIDOW OF ONE OF THE

VICTIMS IS SPEAKING OUT, AND

SHE HAS A MESSAGE FOR THE

MAN WHO KILLED HER HUSBAND.

CAITLIN BURKE HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: DOCTOR JERRY

LOVED THE AFGHAN PEOPLE.

HE HAD BEEN WORKING IN THE

COUNTRY FOR THE LAST SEVEN

YEARS, THROUGH THE CHRISTIAN

ORGANIZATION "CURE

INTERNATIONAL."

HIS WIFE SAYS IT WAS HIS

CALLING.

HE ALWAYS HAD A DESIRE TO

BE THE HANDS AND FEET OF

CHRIST.

HE WAS ALWAYS A LIGHT FOR

CHRIST.

AND HE HAD A LOVE AND

COMMITMENT THAT HE EXPRESSED

FOR THE AFGHAN PEOPLE

BECAUSE OF THAT LOVE FOR

CHRIST.

Reporter: THE "CURE

INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL" WAS

FOUNDED IN 2005 BY

INVITATION OF THE AFGHAN

HEALTH MINISTRY, AND IT

TREATS ABOUT 37,000 PATIENTS

A YEAR.

TWO YEARS AGO, THE DOCTOR

SPOKE ABOUT THE LIVES THE

HOSPITAL HAS HELPED SAVE.

MOST OF THESE KIDS HERE

WOULD BE DEAD.

THERE ARE VERY FEW OTHER

FACILITIES THAT CAN TAKE

CARE OF KIDS THIS SMALL AND

DO WELL.

Reporter: HIS WIFE SAYS

HER HUSBAND WOULD WANT

OTHERS TO OPEN THEIR HEARTS

TO THE AFGHAN PEOPLE, JUST

AS HE DID.

AND SHE OFFERED A MESSAGE OF

FORGIVENESS TO THE GUNMAN.

OUR FAMILY HAS SUFFERED A

GREAT LOSS.

WE DON'T HOLD ANY ILL-WILL

TOWARDS AFGHANISTAN IN

GENERAL, OR EVEN THE GUNMAN

WHO DID THIS.

Reporter: INVESTIGATORS

ARE STILL TRYING TO FIND A

MOTIVE FOR THE SHOOTING.

THE GUNMAN WAS TAKEN INTO

CUSTODY AFTER BEING TREATED

BY THE VERY HOSPITAL HE

ATTACKED.

HE SHOT HIMSELF AFTER THE

ATTACK.

HE WAS INITIALLY TREATED AT

THE "CURE" HOSPITAL AND HAS

NOW BEEN TRANSFERRED OUT OF

OUR FACILITY INTO THE

CUSTODY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF

AFGHANISTAN.

Reporter: ALONG WITH

THE DOCTOR, TWO OTHER

AMERICAN DOCTORS, A FATHER

AND SON, WERE ALSO KILLED.

AND A FEMALE HEALTH CARE

WORKER WAS INJURED.

PLEASE JOIN US IN PRAYING

FOR THE FAMILIES OF THE

VICTIMS AND THOSE AFFECTED

BY THE SHOOTING, AS WELL AS

THE PEACE IN AFGHANISTAN.

Reporter: CAITLIN

BURKE, CBN NEWS.

Mark: ALTHOUGH A MOTIVE

IN THE AFGHANISTAN SHOOTING

HASN'T BEEN CONFIRMED, MANY

PEOPLE BELIEVE THE ATTACK

HAPPENED BECAUSE THE VICTIMS

WERE CHRISTIANS.

BUT THAT MIGHT NOT BE THE

CASE.

DALE BRATNER IS THE C.E.O.

OF "CURE INTERNATIONAL" AND

HE TELLS CBN NEWS THAT THE

ATTACK MAY HAVE BEEN

POLITICALLY CHARGED.

IN REGARDS TO MOTIVE, IT

WOULD JUST BE SPECULATION AT

THISPOINT.

THIS POINT.

WE'RE WORKING WITH THE

AFGHAN AUTHORITIES AND WE'RE

NOT TRYING TO SPECULATE WHAT

THE MOTIVE COULD BE.

IF YOU'RE ASKING WHAT MY GUT

IS, I WOULD GUESS THAT IT IS

MORE POLITICALLY MOTIVATED.

"CURE" HAS OPERATED IN

AFGHANISTAN FOR THE LAST 12

YEARS, JUST GETTING

ESTABLISHED THERE SHORTLY

AFTER 9/11, IN 2001, AND

WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO FUNCTION

THERE OPENLY AS A CHRISTIAN

ENTITY, AND WE'VE NEVER HAD

ANYTHING QUITE LIKE THIS

OCCUR BEFORE.

Mark: TO HEAR MORE FROM

THIS INTERVIEW WITH DALE

BRATNER, MAKE SURE YOU VISIT

OUR WEBSITE, CBNNEWS.COM.

Wendy: NORTH KOREA WILL

FACE MORE SANCTIONS FROM THE

U.S. IF IT LAUNCHES A FOURTH

NUCLEAR TEST.

THAT'S THE WARNING COMING

FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA TODAY,

ALONG WITH HIS SOUTH KOREAN

COUNTER-PART.

THE PRESIDENT ALSO SAYS IT

IS IMPORTANT TO LOOK AT NEW

WAYS TO PRESSURE NORTH KOREA

TO DISMANTEL ITS NUCLEAR

PROGRAM.

MR. OBAMA'S VISIT COMES AT A

TIME OF MOURNING FOR THE

ASIAN NATION.

RESCUE CREWS ARE STILL

TRYING TO RECOVER BODIES

FROM LAST WEEK'S SUNKEN

FERRY.

SO FAR 183 BODIES HAVE BEEN

FOUND, BUT 119 ARE STILL

MISSING.

Mark: THIS SUNDAY POPE

FRANCIS WILL OVERSEE AN

HISTORIC VEEP EVENT IN THE

CATHOLIC CHURCH.

TWO POPES WILL BECOME

SAINTS.

VATICAN OBSERVERS SAY POPE

FRANCIS APPROVED THE TWO

POPES FOR SAINTHOOD, TO

SIGNAL CATHOLICS OF

DIFFERENT VIEWS ARE WELCOME

IN THE CHURCH.

POPE FRANCIS SERVED FROM

1958 TO 1963, AND JOHN PAUL

STOOD AS A SYMBOL OF FAITH

AND FREEDOM FOR HIS HOMELAND

OF POLAND, CAUGHT IN THE

GRIP OF COMMUNISM.

HE ALWAYS SAID HE WAS NOT

SUPERMAN WHO LED COMMUNISM.

HE SAID THE TREE WAS

ROTTEN.

I JUST SHOOK THE TREE.

Mark: AND MANY REMEMBER

JOHN PAUL AS THE FIRST

GLOBAL POPE.

HE VISITED 123 COUNTRIES,

THE MOST EVER FOR A POPE.

Wendy: COMING UP, HOW

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

WORKING TO PROTECT KIDS FROM

SEX TRAFFICKING AT THIS

YEAR'S WORLD CUP.

Wendy: THE NIGERIAN

GOVERNMENT IS VOWING TO FIND

THE NEARLY 200 GIRLS

REPORTEDLY ABDUCTED BY BOKO

HARAM.

THE ISLAMIC EXTREMIST GROUP

HASN'T TAKEN RESPONSIBILITY,

BUT MOST BLAME THEM FOR

KIDNAPPING ABOUT 230

TEENAGERS FROM A SCHOOL

LOCATED IN BORNO STATE.

AROUND 40 GIRLS MANAGED TO

ESCAPE.

A GROUP OF SECURITY CHIEFS,

STATE GOVERNORS AND

RELIGIOUS LEADERS MET TODAY

TO DISCUSS FINDING THE

OTHERS.

THE NIGERIAN PRESIDENT CALLS

IT THE MOST PRESSING

SECURITY ISSUE FACING HIS

COUNTRY.

NO DOUBT ABOUT THERE.

WELL, NIGERIA ISN'T THE ONLY

DANGEROUS PLACE FOR GIRLS.

THE WORLD CUP KICKS OFF IN

BRAZIL THIS JUNE, AND THEY

WORRY OVER SEX TRAFFICKING

OVER THE SOCCER EVENT, THAT

IT MAY BE GROWING.

Mark: THE SEX TOURISTS

WILL ABUSE THOUSANDS OF

YOUNG PEOPLE AND CHILDREN

LITERALLY IN THE SHADOWS OF

STADIUMS.

Wendy: BUT AS HEATHER

CELLS REPORTS, "OPERATION

BLESSING" IS THERE, WORKING

TO FIGHT THIS ABUSE WITH A

NEW DOCUMENTARY.

Reporter: BRAZIL HOPES

TO ATTRACT MORE THAN HALF A

MILLION FANS FOR THIS

SUMMER'S WORLD CUP AND TAKE

IN BILLIONS OF TOURISM

DOLLARS.

UNFORTUNATELY, SEX

TRAFFICKERS HOPE THAT AN

ALREADY PROFITABLE MARKET

THERE WILL PROVE EVEN MORE

LUCRATIVE THIS YEAR.

THEIR PERVERSE BUSINESS

MODEL LINKS WORLD CLASS

SOCCER WITH CHILD SEXUAL

EXPLOITATION.

YOU CAN GO ON LINE AND

SEE $12,000, $10,000, FOR

THE FLIGHT, THE HOTEL, THE

GAME, AND THE GIRL.

Reporter: MANY BELIEVE

THAT SHOWING TERRORISTS AND

BRAZILIANS THE DANGERS OF

CHILD TRAFFICKING IS THE

BEST WAY TO FIGHT IT BEFORE

THE WORLD CUP.

THAT IS THE IDEA BEHIND A

DOCUMENTARY THAT "OPERATION

BLESSING" IS RELEASING NEXT

MONTH.

WE'RE TRYING TO RAISE THE

STIGMA AGAINST THIS AND

EDUCATE THE PEOPLE COMING IN

FOR THE WORLD CUP, THAT THIS

ISN'T JUST A SERVICE YOU CAN

BUY WITHOUT CONSEQUENCES,

THAT THESE ARE CHILDREN

TRAPPED IN A HELL.

Reporter: TO RAISE THAT

STIGMA, THE FILM-MAKERS HOPE

TO REACH FAMILIES.

THANKS TO A HYPER

SEXUALLIZED CULTURE, VIEWS

ON SEXUALITY HAVE BECOME

WARPED.

WE SEE KIDS, TALKING 12,

11, IF YOU HAVEN'T LOST YOUR

VIRGINITY WHEN YOUR 12 OR

11, SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH

YOU.

I'VE SEEN MOTHERS SELLING

THEIR DAUGHTERS TO

NEIGHBORS, ON THE STREETS,

TAKING THEM TO THE STREETS,

TEACHING THEM KIND OF THE

BUSINESS TO SURVIVE.

Reporter: HE SAYS THIS

TWISTED MINDSET, COMBINED

WITH POVERTY, CREATED THE

PERFECT STORM IN BRAZIL,

WHICH NOW CARRIES AN

INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION FOR

CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING.

LOOK AT THE PROBLEM, OVER

500,000 CHILDREN IN

PROSTITUTION, SOME REPORTS

SAY OVER A MILLION CHILDREN

IN PROSTITUTION.

Reporter:

"OPERATION BLESSING" HOPES

TO AIR ITS DOCUMENTARY ON

BRAZILIAN NATIONAL

TELEVISION AND WILL PRODUCE

A SHORT VIDEO FOR AIRLINES

BRINGING THE WORLD CUP FANS

TO THE GAMES.

AND IT IS WORKING WITH OTHER

MINISTRIES TO REACH FANS AT

THE VE VENUES, AND TO SPEAK

OUT AGAINST THE TRAGEDY OF

TRAFFICLY.

HEATHER CELLS, CBN NEWS.

Mark: UP NEXT, A LOOK

AT THE GROWING NEED TO KEEP

CHURCHES SAFE.

Mark: YOU DON'T GO TO

CHURCH THINKING YOU COULD BE

THE VICTIM OF A VIOLENT

ATTACK, BUT IT HAPPENS MORE

OFTEN THAN YOU MIGHT THINK.

AND JIMMY MEEKS IS A POLICE

OFFICER AND AN ORDAINED

MINISTER WHO TRAVELS THE

COUNTRY, SHOWING CHURCHES

HOW TO KEEP THEIR

CONGREGATION SAFE.

WELCOME, JIMMY.

IT IS AN HONOR TO BE

HERE.

Mark: WE APPRECIATE

YOUR TIME.

YOU SAY THERE ARE THREE

TYPES OF PEOPLE IN THE

WORLD, SHEEPS, WOLVES, AND

SHEEP DOGS.

YES.

THE SHEEP IS THE SHEEP.

THEY JUST LOVE PEACE AND

THEY WANT THINGS NICE AND

QUIET.

BUT UNFORTUNATELY THERE IS A

WOLF THAT WILL ATTACK

SHEEP.

FORTUNATELY, THERE IS A

SHEEP DOG THAT WILL DEFEND

THE SHEEP AND TAKE ON THE

WOLF.

THAT'S WHAT A SHEEP DOG

DOES.

Mark: YOU SAY WE NEED

TO HAVE SHEEP DOGS IN OUR

CONGREGATIONS?

WE NEED TO HAVE THEM

EVERYWHERE.

BUT WE CERTAINLY NEED THEM

IN CHURCH.

Mark: WHY IS THAT?

I UNDERSTAND THE STATISTICS

ARE STAGGERING.

WE ARE UP TO 473 VIOLENT

DEATHS ON CHURCH AND

FAITH-BASED PROPERTIES SINCE

1999.

AND THAT NUMBER MAY BE AHEAD

OF OF NUMBER OF VIOLENT

DEATHS THAT OCCUR ATç SCHOOLS

THAT WE HEAR ABOUT, WHICH

SEEMS LIKE WEEKLY.

ALREADY THIS YEAR WE'VE HAD

MINISTERS BEATEN TO DEATH,

PEOPLE SHOT COMING OUT OF

CHURCH.

FOUR KIDS WERE SHOT AT A

CHURCH PLAYGROUND A FEW

WEEKS AGO.

THERE IS A LOT OF VIOLENCEç

GOING ON ON CHURCH AND

FAITH-BASED PROPERTY.

AND THAT DOESN'T TAKE INTO

ACCOUNT THE FACT WE HAVE

SOMEWHERE BETWEEN 50 TO 100

REPORTS A WEEK OF SEX CRIMES

THAT ARE OCCURRING ON CHURCH

AND FAITH-BASED PROPERTIES.

MAIRPT

Mark: WHY AREN'T WE

HEARING ABOUT THAT?

THANKS TO CBN, WE ARE

HEARING ABOUT THAT.

I GUESS IT IS NOT AS

DRAMATIC AS THE SCHOOLS.

BUT WHEN PEOPLE LOOK INTO

IT, THEY ARE STUNNED THERE

HAVE BEEN TERRIBLE DEATHS.

I WAS MARRIED IN A CHURCH 30

YEARS AGO WHERE A MAN WALKED

IN AND KILLED 15 PEOPLE.

I'M DOWN THE ROAD FROM A

CHURCH WHERE 14 WERE SHOT.

AND 15 MINUTES FROM MY

HOUSE, I LIVE IN TEXAS, A

YEAR AND A HALF AGO A

PREACHER WAS ATTACKED INSIDE

HIS CHURCH AND BEATEN TO

DEATH WITH A GUITAR.

IN 2013, WE HAD A DEATH IN A

CHURCH OR FAITH-BASED

PROPERTY EVERY TWO DAYS.

Mark: WHAT IS THE MOST

COMMON TYPE OF VIOLENCE IN A

CHURCH?

IN THOSE DEATHS, OVER

470, WHICH WILL BE UPDATED,

THE MOST COMMON ONE IS

PROBABLY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

A MAN IS MAD AT HIS WIFE.

HE WENT TO A CHURCH, PULLED

HER OUT INTO THE PARKING

LOT, AND SHOT HER DEAD.

THESE GUYS GET ANGRY, AND

THEY DON'T CARE WHERE

CHURCHES ARE.

CHURCHES NEED TO BE AWARE.

IF YOU'RE HAVING DOMESTIC

VIOLENCE, YOU NEED TO BE

AWARE OF THESE THINGS.

YOU NEED TO BE READY AND

PREPARED.

Mark: I REMEMBER

HEARING ABOUT THAT CHURCH IN

COLORADO, WHERE THAT FEMALE

SECURITY GUARD SHOT AT A

PERPETRATOR AT CHURCH.

I KNOW THIS IS SUCH AN

IMPORTANT TOPIC, AND YOU

GIVE SE SEMINARS ON THIS

FOR CHURCHES TO LEARN ABOUT

SAFETY AND SECURITY.

TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU TEACH IN

THESE SEMINARS.

I'M GOOD FRIENDS WITH

DAVID, WHO WAS SHOT AT THAT

CHURCH THAT DAY.

MY FRIEND, CARL CHIN, WHO IS

WITH US IN OUR SEMINARS, HE

IS AN EXPERT ON THIS STUFF.

HE WAS FACE TO FACE WITH THE

GUNMAN RIGHT BEFORE THAT

EX-POLICE OFFICER CAME OUT

AND SHOT MATTHEW MURRAY, WHO

WAS THE KILLER IN THAT

SITUATION.

BUT THE MAIN THING WE TELL

CHURCHES, MARK, IS THAT IT

IS EASY TO KNOW WHAT TO DO

IF YOU CAN GET BEYOND BEING

BLIND ABOUT WHAT IS

HAPPENING.

THE THING WE RUN ACROSS IS

THAT CHURCHES ARE MORE

SUPERSTITIOUS THAN THEY ARE

SPIRITUAL.

THEY ACTUALLY THINK, WE'RE

SAFE, WE'RE IN THE HOUSE OF

GOD.

AND THAT IS THE BIGGEST

OBSTACLE WE RUN ACROSS.

AND THAT IS SIMPLY NOT TRUE,

BECAUSE JESUS HAS WARNED US,

YOU'LL BE HARMED IN THE

HOUSE OF WORSHIP.

SO WHAT WE TRY TO DO AT THE

SEMINARS, WE WAKE THEM UP TO

THAT.

WE HAVE 100% CONVERSION

RATE.

NO ONE WILL LEAVE ONE OF OUR

SEMINARS -- CARL CHIN IS

THERE -- NOBODY LEAVES

WONDERING SHOULD WE DO

ANYTHING.

OUR COUNTRY IS IN A SEASON

OF VIOLENCE.

WE NEED THE SHEEP DOGS TO

STAND UP, AND THEY'RE READY

AND EAGER.

WE DON'T WANT TO HURT

NOBODY.

WE'RE NOT VIOLENT.

WE LOVE JESUS.

I'M A GOD NUT, NOT A GUN

NOT.

I LOVE THE LORD, AND THIS IS

THE EFFECT HE HAS ON ME.

WE WANT TO PROTECT PEOPLE.

WE WANT THIS VIOLENCE TO

STOP.

PALMS 11: 5 SAYS THE LORD

HATES VIOLENCE.

HE HATES IT.

Mark: AMEN.

THANK YOU SO MUCH, JIMMY,

FOR YOUR TIME.

ONCE AGAIN, JIMMY MEEKS, AND

HE IS TRAVELLING THE

COUNTRY, TALKING ABOUT

SAFETY AND SECURITY WITH

CHURCHES AND HOUSES OF

WORSHIP.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

HIS SEMINARS BY GOING TO

CBNNEWS.COM.

FOR A LINK TO HIS MINISTRY.

THANK YOU, JIMMY.

IT'S AN HONOR, SIR.

Wendy: UP NEXT, SHARING

CHRIST THROUGH CLOTHES.

WE EXPLAIN WHEN WE COME

BACK.

Mark: WELCOME BACK.

A VIRGINIA FATHER AND SON

HAVE BEEN INSPIRED TO START

A LINE OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETIC

CLOTHES.

Wendy: ITS MISSION TO

ENCOURAGE BELIEVERS TO LIVE

BOLDLY FOR JESUS CHRIST

EVERY DAY.

CHARLENE HAS THAT STORY.

Reporter: JAKE NATALI

HAS BEEN A COMPETITIVE

BASEBALL PLAYER SINCE HE WAS

JUST A LITTLE BOY.

HIS PASSION FOR THE SPORT IS

SURPASSED ONLY BY HIS

CHRISTIAN FAITH, WHICH HE

JOYFULLY LIVES OUT EVERY

DAY.

MY FAITH HAS ALWAYS BEEN

A BIG PART OF MY LIFE.

SO, YOU KNOW, TO SHARE THE

GASTROINTESTINAL PART

GREATEST PART OF YOUR LIFE

IS VERY IMPORTANT TO ME.

EVERYTHING THAT I DO AND

EVERYTHING THAT I HAVE, IT

IS ALL BECAUSE OF GOD.

HE IS A KID THAT WAS

ALWAYS THE ONE THAT WOULD

SHARE HIS FAITH BOLDLY.

I REMEMBER COACHING HIM AS A

13-YEAR-OLD BOY, AND IN THE

DUGOUT, I WOULD LOOK OVER

THERE AND HE IS

WITNESSING -- YOU KNOW,

SHARING CHRIST WITH ONE OF

THE PLAYERS.

Reporter: TO DISPLAY

HIS FAITH EVEN MORE

PUBLICLY, JAKE CAME UP WITH

THE IDEA OF A LINE OF

CHRISTIAN ATHLETIC APPAREL,

WITH THE HOPE OF REACHING

HIS ATHLETE PEERS WITH THE

GOSPEL.

I WANTED TO WEAR

SOMETHING THAT PERFORMED AND

I COULD EXPRESS MY FAITH

WITH IT, TOO.

Reporter: THE LINE

INCLUDES T-SHIRTS, HOODIES,

AND OTHER SPORTS CLOTHES.

WITH THE MOTTO, "EVERY DAY

SOLDIER."

PLAYING BASEBALL, I HAD

TO WORKOUT, GO TO PRACTICE,

AND IT'S EVERY DAY.

IT'S THE SAME THING WITH

YOUR FAITH.

Reporter: IT IS A

MESSAGE THAT SCORES EVEN

WITH NON-ATHLETES, LIKE

16-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL.

I WAS BORN WITH A DISEASE

THAT CAUSES MY MUSCLES TO

SLOWLY WASTE AWAY OVER TIME,

MAKING ME GROW WEAKER.

I FOCUS ON GOD'S PROMISES,

AND I HAVE HOPE.

MY WEAKNESS HAS TAUGHT ME TO

TRUST HIM COMPLETELY.

Reporter: JAKE AND HIS

DAD HAD HOPED TO GET A

CELEBRITY ENDORSEMENT FOR

THEIR "SPORTSLINE" SPORTS

LINE, BUT SOON DISCOVERED

MICHAEL FITS THE BIT.

WHAT WE'VE SEEN ABOUT

MICHAEL IS HE IS NEVER

DISCOURAGED.

HE ALWAYS HAS A SMILE ON HIS

FACE.

HE HAS TREMENDOUS CHALLENGES

AND YET HE REMAINS

POSITIVE.

HIS FAITH IS SO EVIDENT.

WE JUST LEARNED TO LOVE THE

SPIRIT OF THIS YOUNG MAN.

Reporter: MICHAEL'S

STORY IS INSPIRING OTHER

EVERY DAY SOLDIERS AROUND

THE COUNTRY, WHILE HELPING

TO DRIVE SALES.

WHEN WE GO TO EVENTS, WE

SELL THOUSANDS.

OUR ONLINE BUSINESS IS

PICKING UP ON THE HEELS OF

AWARENESS.

WE HAVE A LOT OF REPEAT

COSTUMERS.

IT IS A BRAND THAT CONNECTS

AT A VERY DEEP LEVEL TO THE

BELIEVER.

AND WE'RE JUST REAL HAPPY

THAT FOLKS ARE COMING BACK

AND WANTING MORE.

Reporter: CHARLENE

AARON, CBN NEWS.

Wendy: I'D LIKE TO GET

THE RED ONE.

I LIKE THAT BECAUSE THAT'S

ONE OFñ MY FAVORITE COLORS.

Mark: WHAT A GREAT

MOTTO, "EVERY DAY

SHOULDERS."

WE CAN ALL MAKE A DIFFERENCE

IN OUR SPHERES OF

INFLUENCE.

Wendy: THAT'S GOING TO

DO IT FOR THIS

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