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The 700 Club - May 21, 2014

Gail never dreamed of owning her own business. When her husband died, she prayed for a way to make a living. See what she did that has changed her finances and her life. Read Transcript


[APPLAUSE]

Gordon: WELCOME TO "THE

700 CLUB."

AMERICAN PASTOR SAEED

ABEDINI IS BACK IN PRISON IN

IROIRAN AFTER HE WAS TAKEN

BY FORCE FROM THE HOSPITAL.

Terry: ABEDINI IS ONE

OF MANY FACING PERSECUTION

IN IRAN, BUT IN SPITE OF THE

CRACKDOWN ON CHRISTIANS, THE

CHURCH WILL CONTINUES TO

GROW.

CHARLENE AARON HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: PASTOR SAEED

IS BACK IN PRISON, ONE OF

THE MOST BRUTAL IN IRAN.

NAGHMEH ABEDINI SAYS THIS

NEW DEVELOPMENT IS VERY BAD

NEWS.

REALLY, WHEN I HEARD THIS

NEWS AGAIN AT MIDNIGHT MY

TIME, I FELT LIKE IT WAS

EVEN WORSE THAN THE INITIAL

CALL, WHEN I RECEIVED THAT

HE WAS TAKEN TWO YEARS AGO.

Reporter: PASTOR SAEED

HAD BEEN IN THE HOSPITAL THE

LAST FEW MONTHS.

HIS CONDITION WAS

DRAMATICALLY IMPROVING.

HE WAS GIVEN MEDICINE,

NUTRITIONAL MEALS, AND

ALLOWED VISITS WITH HIS

FAMILY IN IRAN.

SOME OF THOSE FAMILY MEMBERS

WERE PRESENT WHEN SAEED WAS

BEATEN AND TAKEN BACK TO

PRISON.

THEY SAY A GUARD MENTIONED

THE IRANIAN NUCLEAR TALKS AS

A MOTIVE.

IMAGINE BEING A MAN WHO

IS IMPORTANT TO TALKS ABOUT

A NATION TO A NUCLEAR

PROGRAM -- IT IS PRETTY

UNPRECEDENTED THAT WOULD BE

THE CASE.

THAT WAS PICKED UP ON BY

THOSE WATCHING THIS UNFOLD

AT THE HOSPITAL.

Reporter: PASTOR SAEED

IS SERVING AN EIGHT-YEAR

SENTENCE ON CHARGES RELATED

TO HIS FAITH, AND HE'S NOT

THE ONLY ONE.

IN 2010, SECURITY POLICE

ARRES ARRESTED 35-YEAR-OLD

IRAN CHRISTIAN FASID IN A

RAID AGAINST HOUSE

CHURCHES.

HE IS SERVING SIX YEAR IN

IRAN'S INFAMOUS EVAN

PRISON.

OTHER CHRISTIANS SEE THE

TREATMENT OF PRISONERS LIE

SAEED AND FASID, BUT THE

CHURCH CONTINUES TO GROW.

COURAGE MEANS THAT THE

CHURCH CONTINUES TO GROW.

SO ALTHOUGH IT IS A STORY OF

SUFFERING, THERE IS A STORY

OF GROWTH OF THE CHURCH IN

IRAN.

Reporter: CHARLENE

AARON, CBN NEWS.

Gordon: ISLAMIC

TERRORISTS HAVE STRUCK AGAIN

IN NIGERIA, THIS TIME WITH

CAR BOMBS.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY.

Reporter: THE TWO BOMBS

KILLED AT LEAST 118 PEOPLE

IN THE MOSTLY CHRISTIAN TOWN

OF JOS, AND THE SECOND BOMB

DETONATED ABOUT A HALF HOUR

AFTER THE FIRST.

THE EXPLOSIONS WENT OFF NEAR

A BUS STATION AND SHOPS

OWNED BY CHRISTIAN.

IT COMES TWO DAYS AFTER A

SUICIDE BOMBING IN NORTHERN

NIGERIA THAT KILLED 20

PEOPLE.

THEY BEAR THE HALLMARK OF

BOKO HARAM, WHICH HAS

TARGETED AND KILLED

THOUSANDS OF CHRISTIANS IN

RECENT YEARS.

BOKO HARAM IS ALSO

RESPONSIBLE PHOR TH FOR THE

RECENT KIDNAPPING OF MORE

THAN 200 NIGERIAN GIRLS.

CONGRESS IS NOW TAKING ON

HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS

JOINED TOGETHER TO PASS FIVE

BILLS TO FIGHT TRAFFICKING.

THE MEASURES COVER A VARIETY

OF AREAS, INCLUDING MORE

MONEY FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

AND PROSECUTION, AS WELL AS

HELPING THE VICTIMS OF

TRAFFICKING.

THE BILLS NOW HEAD TO THE

SENATE WHERE THEY'RE

EXPECTED TO GAIN SUPPORT.

GET READY TO LIVE IN A WORLD

WITHOUT PRIVACY AND

SECRECY.

RICHARD ALDRACH TOLD A

CONFERENCE, MORE THAN JUST

GOVERNMENTS ARE SPYING ON

US.

HE BELIEVES THAT THE BIG

INTELLIGENCE GATHERERS ARE

AIRLINES, BANKS, INTERNET

PROVIDERS AND OTHERS.

HE SAYS A BUSINESS CANNOT

PREDICT WITH ABOUT 90%

ACCURACY HOW HE WILL VOTE IN

UP COMING EUROPEAN

ELECTIONS, ALTHOUGH HE

DOESN'T KNOW HIMSELF.

HE SAYS GOVERNMENTS AND

BUSINESSES WILL HAVE A HARD

TIME KEEPING SECRETS IN THE

FUTURE.

HE SAYS THESE ORGANIZATIONS

ARE BECOMING MORE CLEVER

THAN THE K.G.B. AND THE

C.I.A.

Gordon: THERE IS

ANOTHER TERM, "PSYCHO

DEMOGRAPHICS," WHERE THEY

ANALYZE EVERYTHING YOU READ,

WHAT KIND OF HOME YOU LIVE

IN, AND WHAT KIND OF CAR YOU

DRIVE.

AND FROM THAT, BUILD UP A

PROFILE THAT HAS A PRETTY

GOOD PREDICTIVE ANALYSIS TO

IT AS TO WHAT YOU WILL DO,

INCLUDING HOW YOU VOTE.

THIS IS THE GENERATION WHERE

THERE IS NO PRIVACY.

NOTHING IS KEPT SECRET.

EVERYTHING IS OUT IN THE

OPEN.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK AFTER

THIS.

Gordon: A FEW YEARS

AGO, MIKE WAS OUT OF WORK,

AND RUNNING LOW ON CASH.

SO HE WAS SURPRISED TO LEARN

WHAT HIS WIFE WAS DOING WITH

THE FEW DOLLARS THEY HAD

LEFT.

Reporter: 61-YEAR-OLD

MIKE HAS RIDDEN AND WORKED

ON MOTORCYCLES HIS WHOLE

LIFE.

AND HE HAS EVEN BUILT BIKES,

LIKE THESE BEAUTIES, IN THE

SHOP WHERE HE NOW WORKS.

I LIKE TO PUT MY IDEAS

INTO A MOTORCYCLE THAT IS

DIFFERENT.

NONE OF THE MOTORCYCLES I

BUILD ARE THE SAME.

Reporter: MIKE MARRIED

MARY IN THE PHILIPPINES IN

2005.

THEY LIVED THERE FOR THE

YEARS.

WHEN THEY MOVED TO THE

UNITED STATES, MIKE HAD A

HARD TIME FINDING A JOB.

MIKE KNEW THAT MARY CHRIS

WATCHED "THE 700 CLUB" EVERY

DAY, BUT HE DIDN'T KNOW SHE

WAS GIVING MONEY TO THE

MINISTRY.

AND I SAID, HONEY, WHAT

ARE YOU DOING?

AND SHE SAID, WELL, I'VE

BEEN DOING THIS FOR MONTHS.

I TOLD HER WE COULDN'T

AFFORD TO SEND $20.

I WASN'T WORKING AND SHE WAS

DOING IRONING FOR A

NEIGHBOR.

Reporter: BUT THEN HE

BEGAN TO THINK ABOUT WHAT HE

WAS DOING WITH THE LITTLE

SHE MADE.

MY WIFE WAS GIVING ALL

SHE HAD.

AND SHE SHOWED ME -- I'M

SORRY (SOBBING).

SHE SHOWED ME WHAT REAL

GIVING IS, THE HEART OF

GIVING.

Reporter: MARY CHRIS

ALSO URGED MIKE TO WATCH

"THE 700 CLUB" WITH HER.

WE STARTED WATCHING "THE

700 CLUB" AND LISTENING TO

PAT AND GORDON, AND THEN WE

STARTED LEARNING ABOUT

MALACHI 3: 10.

AND I SAID, OKAY, IF I'M

GOING TO GIVE $20, THEN THE

LORD WILL GIVE IT BACK TO

US.

Reporter: SO MIKE SENT

OFF A CHECK TO CBN.

ABOUT A WEEK LATER, I

SOLD A MOTORCYCLE ENGINE I

HAD IN MY SHED FOR $2500.

I HAD IT THERE FOR YEARS.

I HAD ALMOST FORGOTTEN ABOUT

IT.

Reporter: WHEN MIKE

WENT BACK INTO THE HOUSE AND

TOLD MARY CHRIS WHAT

HAPPENED, SHE REMINDED HIM

ABOUT WHAT THEY HAD BEEN

LEARNING.

THE FIRST THING MY WIFE

SAID, YOU'VE GOT TO GIVE

$250 TO THE LORD.

AND I SAID, WHY?

AND THEN I SAID, YOU'RE

RIGHT, AND WE MAILED THE

$250 IN.

Reporter: AND SOON

AFTER THEY INCREASED THEIR

GIVING TO "700 CLUB" GOLD,

OR $40 A MONTH.

SHORTLY AFTER THAT I GOT

A JOB.

AND THEN WE HAD FRIENDS WHO

HAD A BEAUTIFUL HOME, AND

THEY ASKED US TO LIVE THERE

AND TAKE CARE OF THE HOUSE,

FREE OF RENT.

RENT-FREE FOR OVER FIVE

YEARS?

THAT WAS A BLESSING.

Reporter: THE COUPLE

THEN INCREASED TO THE

THOUSAND CLUB, AND

EVENTUALLY BECAME CBN

FOUNDERS.

OUR INCOME HAS

INCREASED.

AND EVERY TIME WE INCREASE

OUR GIVING, THE LORD FINDS

WAYS TO INCREASE OUR

EARNINGS.

I WENT FROM MAKING $20 AN

HOUR TO MAKING $42 AN HOUR.

Reporter: AND NOT ONLY

THAT, MARY CHRIS STARTED A

SMALL BUSINESS CLEANING

HOUSES.

OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS,

THE SHE HAS GONE FROM ONE

CLIENT TO SEVEN.

MIKE AND MARY CHRIS KNOW THE

ANSWER TO GOD'S PROVISION IN

THEIR LIVES IS SIMPLE.

THE SIMPLE THING IS

OBEYING GOD.

DO YOU BELIEVE GOD CAN'T

LIE?

OF COURSE HE CAN'T LIE.

THEN WHY DON'T YOU BELIEVE

THIS?

GOD SAYS TEST HIM.

PROVE HIM WRONG.

YOU CAN'T PROVE HIM WRONG.

HE IS GOING TO PROVE HIMSELF

RIGHT, JUST BY OBEYING WHAT

HE ASKS YOU TO DO.

Gordon: IT IS MALACHI,

3: 10: "BRING ALL OF THE

TITHES INTO THE STOREHOUSE

THAT THERE MAY BE FOOD IN MY

HOUSE, AND PROVE ME NOW IN

THIS, SAYS THE LORD OF

HOSTS, IF I WILL NOT OPEN

FOR YOU THE WINDOWS OF

HEAVEN AND POUR OUT A

BLESSING THAT THERE WILL NOT

BE ROOM ENOUGH TO RECEIVE

IT."

YOU'VE GOT TO UNDER LINE

"BRING ALL OF THE TITHES."

IT IS NOT A ONE-TIME THING.

IT IS NOT SOME SORT OF

HEAVENLY SLOT MACHINE, WHERE

YOU PUT IN ONE TOKEN AND OUT

COMES THIS GREAT JACKPOT.

IT IS NOT LIKE THAT.

WHAT IT IS IS, WHEN YOU HAVE

A LIFE TILE O LIFESTYLE OF

GIVING, AND YOU DO IT ALL OF

THE TIME, THAT'S WHEN THE

BLESSINGS COME, AND YOU KNOW

YOU'RE HONORING GOD WITH

YOUR FIRST FRUITS, THE SAME

THING THAT HAPPENED TO MIKE

AND MARY CHRIS WILL HAPPEN

TO YOU.

WHEN GAIL'S HUSBAND DIED,

SHE STRUGGLED TO PAY THE

BILLS.

SO SHE PRAYED FOR A WAY TO

EARN A LIVING, AND THAT'S

WHEN SHE SAYS GOD GAVE HER

THE PERFECT IDEA.

Reporter: GAIL MILLS

NEVER DREAMED OF OWNING A

BUSINESS.

IN FACT, SHE NEVER THOUGHT

SHE WOULD NEED TO.

HER HUSBAND, SCOTT, WAS A

SUCCESSFUL ARTIST, WHO MADE

A VERY GOOD LIVING OFF HIS

PATRIOTIC ARTWORK.

I WAS A HOME-MAKER, AND I

LOVED MY ROLE AS A MOM.

Reporter: THEN IN 2007,

SCOTT DIED IN A TRAGIC CAR

ACCIDENT.

GAIL WAS DEVASTATED.

I WASN'T SURE HOW I WAS

GOING TO KEEP MY HOME,

SUPPORT MY SON, WHO WAS

STILL LIVING HERE AT THE

TIME.

EVERYTHING CAME CRASHING

IN.

Reporter: WHILE

EVERYTHING IN GAIL'S LIFE

CHANGED, SHE DECIDED TO KEEP

ONE THING THE SAME.

DURING THE MOST DIFFICULT

TIMES OF ALL, TITHING WAS

SOMETHING THAT I WAS GOING

TO DO NO MATTER WHAT.

Reporter: FOR A WHILE,

GAIL LIVED OFF HER HUSBAND'S

LIFE INSURANCE.

BUT THE MONEY STARTED

DWINDLING, AND SHE HAD TO

CUT COSTS WHERE SHE COULD.

STILL, GAIL TITHED AND ALSO

STARTED GIVING TO CBN.

SHE KNEW GOD WAS FAITHFUL.

EVEN THOUGH I COULDN'T

SEE IT AND I DIDN'T KNOW HOW

IT WOULD COME, I STILL COULD

TRUST HIM, AND I STILL KNOW

THAT GOD'S WORD WAS TRUE.

Reporter: SO GAIL

PRAYED FOR A WAY TO MAKE A

LIVING.

I THOUGHT OF SCOTT'S

ARTWORK BECAUSE IT WAS

REALLY ALL I HAD.

Reporter: THEN SHE GOT

AN IDEA TO MAKE DIGITAL

REPRODUCTIONS OF HER

HUSBAND'S ARTWORK AND

CUSTOMIZE EACH PRINT.

FOR THREE YEARS, GAIL WORKED

ON THE WEBSITE AND SEARCHED

FOR THE RIGHT PROCESS TO

DIGITIZE THE PRINTS.

AND FINALLY SHE FOUND IT.

THE RESULTS WERE

STUNNING.

Reporter: AND SO WERE

THE SALES.

SHE EXPECTS 2014 TO BE HER

BEST YEAR YET.

SHE ALSO LOVES HEARING FROM

SATISFIED COSTUMERS.

THERE IS NO DOUBT IN MY

MIND THERE WOULD NOT BE

SCOTT MILLS PRINTS IN THE

PLACE WHERE IT IS, APART

FROM GIVING.

GOD SAYS GIVE, AND IT WILL

BE GIVEN UNTO YOU, PRESSED

DOWN, SHAKEN TOGETHER, AND

POURING OVER.

AND I HAVE EXPERIENCED

THAT.

Gordon: AND YOU CAN

EXPERIENCE IT, TOO, IF YOU

DO THE SAME THING THAT GAIL

DID.

NOW, LOOK AT HER

CIRCUMSTANCES.

HERE HER HUSBAND HAS DIED

TRAGICALLY.

SHE IS LIVING OFF OF LIFE

INSURANCE, AND THAT IS

DWINDLING, AND WHAT DO YOU

DO?

IF THERE WAS EVER A TIME TO

CUT BACK ON GIVING, YOU

WOULD SAY THAT WOULD BE THE

TIME.

BUT GAIL SAID, NO, I WANT TO

TRUST IN THE LORD.

AND SO SHE KEPT TITHING, SHE

KEPT GIVING.

AND THEN GOD GAVE HER

SOMETHING HE CAN GIVE TO

YOU.

HE GAVE HER A GREAT IDEA.

AND THAT WAS HOW TO TAKE

WHAT HER HUSBAND HAD BUILT,

AND BUILD EVEN MORE ON THAT,

AND REFINE IT EVEN MORE, SO

YOU CAN INDIVIDUALIZE IT AND

TAILER IT TO SPECIFIC

PEOPLE, AND THE BUSINESS HAS

EXPLODED.

THAT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU

BECAUSE GOD HAS A LOT OF

CREATIVE IDEAS, AND HE WANTS

TO GIVE THEM TO HIS

CHILDREN.

HERE IT IS.

IT IS GREAT TRUTH, FROM PROF

PROVERBS 3: "TRUST IN THE

LORD WITH ALL OF YOUR HEART,

AND LEAN NOT ON YOUR OWN

UNDERSTANDING.

IN ALL YOUR WAYS,

ACKNOWLEDGE HIM AND HE SHALL

DIRECT YOUR PATHS."

DO YOU WANT HIM TO LEAD YOU

IN THE WAY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS

AND THE WAY OF PROSPERITY,

IN THE WAY TO FIND A HOPE

AND A FUTURE, ALL YOU HAVE

TO DO IS TRUST IN HIM WITH

ALL OF YOUR HEART.

AND ONE OF THE WAYS YOU CAN

DO THAT IS TRUST HIM WITH

YOUR FINANCES.

GAIL DID THAT.

IN THE MIDDLE OF HER

HARDSHIP, SHE SAYS, I WANT

TO CONTINUE TO GIVE, I WANT

TO TITHE.

AND GOD GAVE BACK TO HER,

AND HE WILL DO THE SAME FOR

YOU.

WHAT ARE WE ASKING YOU TO

DO?

WE'RE ASKING YOU TO TAKE A

GREAT ADVENTURE IN GIVING BY

JOINING "THE 700 CLUB."

YOU CAN JOIN WITH GAIL, AND

THAT WONDERFUL COUPLE AT THE

START OF THE SHOW WHO SAY,

YES, I WANT TO MAKE A

DIFFERENCE.

YES, I WEREN'T TO HELP

PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD.

YES, I WANT TO PREACH THE

GOSPEL AROUND THE WORLD.

YOU CAN DO THAT WHEN YOU

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

IT IS JUST $20 A MONTH, 65

CENTS A DAY, AND YOU JOIN

WITH SO MANY OTHERS WHO WANT

TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE

WORLD TODAY.

SOME OF YOU CAN GIVE AT A

HIGHER LEVEL.

WE'VE GOT "THE 700 CLUB"

GOLD AT $40 A MONTH, AND THE

THOUSAND CLUB IS $1,000 A

YEAR, AND THAT BREAKS OUT TO

$84 A MONTH.

AT WHATEVER LEVEL GOD IS

SPEAKING TO YOU TO GIVE, NOW

IS THE TIME TO DO IT.

CALL US.

1-800-759-0700.

RIGHT NOW I WANT TO TAKE YOU

TO OAK OWING OKLAHOMA,

WHERE ONE OF OUR CBN

PARTNERS HAS A SPECIAL

CHALLENGE FOR YOU.

I'M PATTY FROM OKLAHOMA,

AND I'M A CBN PARTNER.

I LOVE GIVING TO CBN.

AND I WANT TO CHALLENGE

OTHERS TO GIVE.

FOR THE NEXT 30 MINUTES, I

WILL MATCH YOUR GIVING,

DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR, UP TO

$30,000.

MAKE YOUR PLEDGE NOW, AND WE

CAN DOUBLE THE IMPACT OF

YOUR GIFT FOR GOD'S KINGDOM,

AND SHARE HIS GREAT LOVE

WITH OTHERS.

IT WILL BLESS YOU.

Gordon: OKAY, $30,000

ON THE CHALLENGE.

WE GET TO 9:46 ON THAT

CLOCK.

THAT IS 29 MINUTES AND 53

SECONDS AWAY.

SO LET'S PRAY.

LORD, WE ASK FOR BLESSING

OVER THIS.

AND WE ASK FOR BLESSING FOR

ALL OF THE PARTNERS WHO ARE

SO FAITHFUL IN GIVING.

WE JUST KNOW THAT YOU WILL

DIRECT THEIR PATHS, YOU WILL

LEAD THEM IN THE WAY OF

RIGHTEOUSNESS.

AND FOR THOSE WATCHING,

MAKING DECISIONS, JUST SPEAK

TO THEM, ENCOURAGE THEM, AND

COMFORT THEM.

FOR WE ASK IT IN JESUS'

NAME.

AMEN.

$30,000 ON THE CHALLENGE, 29

MINUTES, 25 SECONDS ON THAT

CLOCK.

THAT MEANS YOUR GIFT, OVER

THE NEXT 29 MINUTES AND 20

SECONDS, WILL BE

AUTOMATICALLY DOUBLED, UP TO

AND INCLUDING $30,000.

SO GO TO THE TON PHONE AND

CALL US, 1-800-759-0700.

TERRY?

Terry: WHEN YOU JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB," WE HAVE

SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR YOU.

WE WANT TO GIVE YOU OUR

LATEST D.V.D. CALLED "LIVING

UNDER GOD'S BLESSING."

BIBLE SAYS WITH GOD, NOTHING

IS IMPOSSIBLE.

AND THE NATION OF ISRAEL HAS

PROVEN THAT TO BE TRUE.

FIND OUT IN OUR NEW D.V.D.,

"LIVING UNDER GOD'S

BLESSING."

Gordon: IN 1867, MARK

TWAIN TOURED THE LAND OF

ISRAEL.

HERE IS HOW HE DESCRIBED IT,

A DESOLATE COUNTRY, A

SILENT, MOURNFUL PLACE."

WE HAVE A SEVERE WATER

SHORTAGE.

THE PROPHET ISAIAH WROTE

ABOUT A TIME WHEN THE DESERT

WOULD PROFIT AND BLOSSOM AS

A ROSE.

ONE OF THE THINGS ISRAEL

HAS EXCELLED IN IS TAKING

WHAT SOME PEOPLE WOULD SEE

RISK FACTORS OR AS CURSES

AND TURN THEM INTO

BLESSINGS.

Gordon: TODAY MARK

TWAIN WOULDN'T EVEN

RECOGNIZE THIS LAND.

OUT OF ROCKY SOIL, OUT OF

SWAMP, AND EVEN OUT OF

DESERT, ISRAELIS HAVE

CREATED GARDENS, VINEYARDS

AND FARMS WITH SOME OF THE

MOST INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES

IN THE WORLD.

Terry: HOW DO YOU ENJOY

LIVING UNDER GOD'S

BLESSING?

WE WANT TO YOU HAVE THIS.

IT IS YOURS WHEN YOU JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB."

GORDON JUST SHOWED YOU THE

LEVELS YOU CAN JOIN AT.

WHEN YOU JOIN AT THE BASIC

"THE 700 CLUB" LEVEL, THAT'S

$20 A MONTH.

IF YOU GO UP TO THE THOUSAND

CLUB LEVEL OR ABOVE, WE'RE

GOING TO SEND YOU FIVE.

MANY OF THESE TEACHINGS ARE

AWESOME.

I KNOW YOU WANT TO SHARE

THEM, SO HERE IS A GREAT

OPPORTUNITY TO DO SOMETHING

SPECIAL FOR THE KIN KINGDOM

OF GOD AND SHARE A WONDERFUL

TEACHING WITH YOUR FRIENDS

AS WELL.

CALL NOW, 1-800-759-0700.

ONE OF A PARENTS' GREATEST

JOYS IS HEARING THEIR

TODDLERS LEARN TO SPEAK.

FOR ONE MOTHER IN CHINA,

THAT SOUND WAS ESPECIALLY

SWEET BECAUSE SHE NEVER

EXPECTED TO HEAR IT.

LIKE MOST 4-YEAR-OLDS, JAHON

ASKS HIS MOM LOTS OF

QUESTIONS.

WHY DO BIRDS FLY?

WHY IS THE FLOWER RED?

BUT I DON'T MIND.

I JUST LOVE TO HEAR HIS

VOICE.

Terry: THERE WAS A TIME

JAHON COULDN'T SPEAK OR

HEAR.

WHEN HE WAS ONE, HE WAS

GIVEN SOME MEDICINE TO CURE

A FEVER, AND THAT

PERMANENTLY DAMAGED HIS

HEARING.

NOW HE WOULD NOT EVEN

SMILE.

AND WHEN I CLAPPED MY HANDS,

HE DID NOT RESPOND.

I COULD NOT BELIEVE IT.

MY BABY WAS DEAF.

I WAS SO SOARE WORRIED

ABOUT HIS FUTURE.

WHO WOULD TAKE CARE OF HIM

AFTER I WAS GONE?

THE OTHER KIDS JOKED

ABOUT MY BROTHER NOT BEING

ABLE TO HEAR.

IT WAS SO HARD TO WATCH.

I CRIED.

Terry: THE CHIES SPENT

THEIR WHOLE LIFE SAVINGS TO

HELP THEIR SON.

THEY BOUGHT HIM A USED

HEARING AID AND SENT HIM TO

SPEECH THERAPY.

BUT AFTER A FEW MONTHS, THE

SECONDHAND HEARING AID FELL

APART.

I KNOW MY SON WAS RELYING

ON ME, SO I WORKED VERY HARD

TO PAY FOR REPAIRS ON THE

HEARING AID.

BUT IT WAS NOT LONG BEFORE

IT TOTALLY BROKE.

WE DID NOT HAVE ANYMORE

MONEY TO BUY A NEW ONE.

AND BY THE TIME WE SAVED UP,

I NO JAHON WOULD HAVE BEEN

TOO OLD AND IT WOULD BE TOO

LATE.

MY BOY WOULD LIVE IN A WORLD

WITHOUT SOUND FOREVER.

Terry: THEN JAHON WAS

INTRODUCED TO CBN.

WE MADE SURE HE GOT THE BEST

HEARING AIDS POSSIBLE, AND

WE PAID FOR THIS FINAL YEAR

IN LANGUAGE SCHOOL.

SOON HE'LL BE ABLE TO ENTER

KINDERGARTEN WITH THE OTHER

CHILDREN HIS AGE.

MY BROTHER IS TALKING A

LOT NOW, AND USING MORE AND

MORE WORDS ALL THE TIME.

AND IT MAKES ME SMILE.

THANK YOU FOR HELPING US

IN A MOST DIFFICULT TIME IN

OUR LIVES.

YOU HAVE BROUGHT US ALL

JOY AND HOPE, AND YOU HAVE

GIVEN JAHON A BRIGHT

FUTURE.

Terry: JAHON HAS A

BRIGHT FUTURE.

AND HOW DO YOU PUT A PRICE

TAG ON JOY AND HOPE?

ALL OF YOU DID THAT, "700

CLUB" MEMBERS, AND WE WANT

TO SAY THANK YOU.

THANK YOU FOR CARING TO MAKE

A DIFFERENCE.

THANK YOU FOR DOING

SOMETHING ABOUT THE NEEDS IN

THE LIVES OF OTHER PEOPLE.

WE WANT TO INVITE THE REST

OF YOU TO JOIN WITH US.

CALL NOW.

OUR NUMBER IS TOLL-FREE.

1-800-759-0700.

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB" AT

WHATEVER GOD SPEAKS TO YOUR

HEART ABOUT.

WHEN YOU JOIN, JOIN USING

PLEDGE EXPRESS.

THAT MEANS YOUR BANK DOES

ALL OF THE WORK, AND IT

ALLOWS US TO PUT MORE OF

YOUR GIFT INTO THE LIVES OF

CHILDREN LIKE JAHON AND HIS

FAMILY.

AND WE WANT TO SAY THANK YOU

FOR USING PLEDGE EXPRESS,

AND WE WANT TO SEND YOU

THESE "POWER FOR LIFE"

C.D.s.

GORDON?

Gordon: BRIAN AND

SHERRY WERE STRUGGLING TO

PAY OFF $80,000 IN CREDIT

CARD DEBT, BUT SINCE THEY

ONLY MADE THE MINIMUM

PAYMENTS, THEY WEREN'T

GETTING VERY FAR.

SO THEY MADE A RADICAL

DECISION, AND TODAY THEIR

DEBT IS PAID IN FULL.

HERE IS HOW THEY DID IT.

ONE MORE TIME.

VERY GOOD.

Reporter: BRIAN BOWLING

OWNS A MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL

IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND HE

KNOWS WHY IT IS SO

SUCCESSFUL.

THE BIGGEST SELLING POINT

IS THE CHRISTIAN

ENVIRONMENT.

IT IS HARD FOR ME TO TAKE

CREDIT FOR BUILDING A

BUSINESS WHEN GOD SENT ME

ALL OF MY COSTUMERS.

Reporter: BRIAN HAD

ALWAYS WANTED TO HAVE HIS

OWN SCHOOL, BUT COULDN'T

BECAUSE HE AND HIS WIFE,

SHERRY, WERE $80,000 IN

DEBT.

WHEN YOU'RE PAYING BILLS

AT THE MINIMUM, YOU'RE NOT

PAYING ANYTHING.

YOU'RE JUST HOLDING THEM OFF

FROM ONE MONTH TO THE NEXT.

YOU SEEM TO GET MORE THAN

YOU CAN AFFORD, AND YOU KNOW

THE CREDITORS WILL LET YOU

DO THAT.

THEY WILL LET YOU HAVE WHAT

YOU WANT, AND THEN YOU HAVE

TO FIGURE OUT HOW THE HECK

YOU'RE GOING TO PAY IT

BACK.

IT IS LIKE BEING IN A

BIG, BIG HOLE.

AND THERE IS NO MEANS OF

GETTING OUT.

WHEN YOU'RE MAKING THESE

PAYMENTS AND YOU'RE GETTING

FURTHER AND FURTHER IN DEBT,

THE OPENING AT THE TOP GETS

SMALLER AND SMALLER.

Reporter: THEY REALIZED

SOMETHING HAD TO CHANGE.

WE SAT DOWN, AND TITHING

CAME UP IN THAT

CONVERSATION.

AND WE JUST KIND OF TRIED TO

COME UP WITH A PLAN.

Reporter: THAT PLAN

INCLUDED TITHING RIGHT OFF

THE TOP.

SOMETHING NEITHER ONE OF

THEM HAD EVER DONE BEFORE.

WHEN WE FINALLY MADE THAT

DECISION, IT'S GOING TO BE

10% OR IT'S GOING TO BE

NOTHING, WE NEED TO GO AHEAD

AND DO THIS, WE DID IT.

IT SEEMED LIKE SHORTLY AFTER

THAT, EVERYTHING STARTED

COMING TOGETHER.

LITTLE THINGS STARTED

GETTING PAID OFF.

WE WERE MAKING SOME

HEADWAY.

I GOT SOME PROMOTIONS AT

WORK, AND MY PAY WAS

ADVANCED.

Reporter: AS THEIR

INCOME INCREASED, THEY

CONTINUED TO GIVE AND PAY

OFF THEIR DEBTS.

FINALLY BRIAN OPENED HIS OWN

SCHOOL.

IT SEEMED LIKE EVERYBODY

JUMPED ON BOARD TO HELP

OUT.

I HAD FRIENDS COMING OUT.

GOD PUT ALL OF THESE PEOPLE

IN PLACE.

EVERYTHING WORKED.

AND NOW IT JUST -- I CAN'T

EXPLAIN IT.

Reporter: TODAY THE

SCHOOL IS THRIVING.

IN FACT, BRIAN IS LOOKING

FOR A NEW BUILDING BECAUSE

HE HAS OUTGROWN THE ONE HE

IS IN.

AND THAT $80,000 DEBT, IT'S

PAID OFF AND THE COUPLE

LIVES DEBT-FREE.

NOW SHERRY IS PURSUING HER

DREAM OF OWNING A FARM.

THE BOWLINGS BELIEVE IT IS

ALL BECAUSE OF THEIR

FAITHFUL GIVING.

GOD BLESSED US IN EVERY

WAY WE COULD THINK.

WE HAVE EVERYTHING WE NEED

AND MORE.

SHOW GOD YOUR FAITH, AND

HE WILL SHOW YOU HE WILL

TAKE CARE OF IT.

THAT'S FROM EXPERIENCE.

I'VE LEARNED THAT.

I DON'T QUESTION IT.

I DON'T DOUBT IT.

I KNOW THAT IT WORKS.

Gordon: AND IT WILL

WORK FOR YOU.

HERE IS ONE OF THE SIGNS OF

THE GODLY.

YOU FIND IT IN PSALM 37:

"THE GODLY ARE GENEROUS

GIVERS."

AND YOU HEARD IT FROM

BRIAN.

IT WAS GOING TO BE 10% OR

NOTHING.

EITHER WE WERE GOING TO BE

GENEROUS IN OUR GIVING,

FAITHFUL IN OUR GIVING, OR

WE WEREN'T GOING TO DO IT AT

ALL.

AND GOD HONORED THAT AND

HISTORY GIVE HAS GIVEN THEM

ABUNDANCE.

AND WHAT HE HAS DONE FOR

THEM, HE WILL DO FOR YOU IF

YOU JUST FOLLOW THE SAME

PRINCIPLES.

WHEN YOU OBEY, THAT'S WHEN

THE BLESSINGS COME.

WE'VE GOT NINE PARTNERS FROM

MICHIGAN WHO HAVE JOINED

TOGETHER, AND THEY WANT TO

ADD TO THIS $30,000

CHALLENGE.

THEY WANT TO ADD $129,108,

AND TAKE IT ALL THE WAY UP

TO $159,000.

AND WE GET TO THE END OF THE

HOUR, WHICH IS 10:00.

LORD, WE JUST ASK FOR

BLESSING OVER THIS.

WE ASK FOR YOUR O AP

NOINTINANOINTING AND YOUR

FAVOR.

WE KNOW YOUR WORD OVER THE

PARTNERS IN MICHIGAN WHO

MADE THIS CHALLENGE

POSSIBLE, THAT YOU WILL OPEN

THE WINDOWS OF HEAVEN AND

POUR OUT A BLESSING THEY

CANNOT CONTAIN.

FOR THOSE MAKING DECISIONS

RIGHT NOW, STIR THEIR

HEARTS, SPEAK TO THEM, FOR

WE ASK IT IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

$159,000 ON THAT CHALLENGE.

THAT MEANS EXISTING CBN

PARTNERS LIKE GIVING SO

MUCH, THEY WANT TO CHALLENGE

YOU TO GIVE.

FOR THE NEXT 31 MINUTES AND

20 SECONDS, THEY WILL MATCH

YOUR GIFT, UP TO $159,108.

IF WE GO OVER THAT, WE GO

OVER THE TOP, AND THOSE

GIFTS WON'T GET MATCHED, BUT

UP TO $159,000 WILL.

SO IF YOU GET IN NOW, YOU'RE

GIFYOUR GIFT WILL BE

DOUBLED.

1-800-759-0700.

LET'S GO TO WENDY AT THE

PHONES.

Wendy: THANKS, GORDON.

WHEN YOU CALL RIGHT NOW, WE

WANT TO SEND YOU OUR LATEST

D.V.D., CALLED "LIVING UNDER

GOD'S BLESSING."

HER IS WHAT ONE VIEWER HAD

TO SAY ABOUT THIS DYNAMIC

NEW TEACHING.

GOD HELPS ME THROUGH

DAILY CHALLENGES BY POURING

HIS WISDOM INTO ME.

IT IS SIMPLY A MATTER OF

ASKING.

"LIVING UNDER GOD'S

BLESSING" JUST REMINDS ME

GOD FULFILLS HIS PROMISES.

AND ISRAEL IS PROOF THAT GOD

IS DOING THAT IN MEDICINE,

IN AGRICULTURE, IN

TECHNOLOGY, IN SCIENCE.

WE CAN LEARN SO MUCH FROM

ISRAEL IF WE WOULD PAY

ATTENTION TO THEM.

IT IS OBVIOUS THEY GOT THEIR

INSPIRATION FROM GOD.

I THINK PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW

THAT GOD IS THE GOD OF THE

ISRAELIS.

AND HE IS BLESSING THEM.

HE IS GIVING THEM IDEAS.

HE IS GIVING THEM

SOLUTIONS.

IF GOD WILL DO THAT FOR

ISRAEL, HE WILL DO IT FOR

ME.

"LIVING UNDER GOD'S

BLESSING" IS AN

ENLIGHTENING, INFORMATIVE,

FAITH-BUILDING D.V.D., AND I

HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT TO

ANYONE.

Wendy: YOU KNOW, GOD

USES THE SMALL THINGS OF THE

WORLD TO CONFOUND THE WISE.

ISRAEL IS A VERY SMALL

COUNTRY, BUT GOD HAS USED IT

TO SHOW OFF HIS INCREDIBLE

POWER.

MAYBE YOU'RE FEELING SMALL

TODAY, LIKE A LOT OF US.

YOU KNOW WHAT?

GOD WANT TO USE YOU.

HE WANTS TO DO GREAT THINGS

IN YOUR LIFE, AND HE WANTS

TO BLESS YOU.

WE WANT YOU TO LEARN HOW IN

OUR NEW D.V.D. CALLED

"LIVING UNDER GOD'S

BLESSING."

IT IS ALL IN HERE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL

US RIGHT NOW AND JUST SAY,

YES, I WANT TO JOIN "THE 700

CLUB."

1-800-759-0700.

IT'S OR TOLL-FREE NUMBER ON

YOUR SCREEN, OR YOU CAN LOG

ON TO CBN.

IF YOU'RE ALREADY A "700

CLUB" PARTNER, OUR $20 A

MONTH LEVEL, I WANT TO SAY

THANK YOU.

WE APPRECIATE AND LOVE YOU

SO MUCH, AND YOU'RE MAKING A

HUGE DIFFERENCE.

BUT YOU KNOW WHAT?

I THINK YOU WANT TO DO

MORE.

I WANT TO DO MORE.

LET'S GO TO $40 A MONTH.

WHEN YOU GO THERE, THE "700

CLUB" GOLD LEVEL, WE'RE

GOING TO BLESS YOU BACK WITH

THREE D.V.D.s, ONE FOR YOU

AND TWO TO GIVE AWAY TO

FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

IF YOU CAN DO MORE, AND A

LOT OF US CAN, LET'S TAKE IT

ALL THE WAY UP TO OUR

THOUSAND CLUB LEVEL, THAT'S

$84 A MONTH, THAT'S ONE TRIP

TO THE GROCERY STORE.

AND WE'RE GOING TO BLESS YOU

BACK WITH FIVE D.V.D.s,

AND YOU'RE GOING TO MAKE

SUCH A DIFFERENCE.

WE'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF A

CHALLENGE RIGHT NOW,

$159,000, WITH JUST 28

MINUTES LEFT ON THE CLOCK.

THAT MEANS IF YOU GO TO YOUR

PHONES RIGHT NOW, EVERY

DOLLAR THAT YOU PLEDGE WILL

BE MATCHED DOLLAR FOR

DOLLAR.

YOU'RE GOING TO GET DOUBLE

FOR YOUR GIFT RIGHT NOW.

PLEASE DON'T DELAY.

WE NEED YOUR HELP.

TERRY, BACK TO YOU.

Terry: WHEN A YOUNG

BABY WAS BORN IN THE

PHILIPPINES, DOCTORS GAVE

HER JUST ONE YEAR TO LIVE.

BUT WITH MEDICAL HELP FROM

"OPERATION BLESSING," THAT

YEAR TURNED INTO A

LIFETIME.

Reporter: 8-YEAR-OLD

KEISHA WAS EXCITED WHEN SHE

LEARNED SHE WAS GOING TO

BECOME A BIG SISTER FOR THE

FIRST TIME.

I WAS HAPPY THAT I WOULD

HAVE SOMEONE TO PLAY WITH.

Reporter: BUT A FEW

MONTHS AFTER THE BABY WAS

BORN, KEISHA'S MOTHER,

DORAN, KNEW THAT SOMETHING

WAS WRONG.

KAYLA WAS SMALL FOR HER

AGE AND SICK ALL OF THE

TIME.

WE TOOK HER TO THE DOCTOR.

Reporter: A CHEST X-RAY

SHOWED THAT 5 MONTH OLD

KAYLA HAD HOLES IN HER

HEART.

WE DIDN'T HAVE MONEY FOR

THE SURGERY.

AT NIGHT, I WOULD WAKE UP

EVERY HALF HOUR TO SEE IF

SHE WAS STILL BREATHING.

Reporter: LORENZO BEGAN

SETTING ASIDE MONEY FOR HIS

DAUGHTER'S SURGERY.

BUT HIS EARNINGS AS A COOK

AT A SMALL RESTAURANT WOULD

NEVER BE ENOUGH.

HE KNEW THEY NEEDED HELP

FAST.

I WAS SO DESPERATE, I

THOUGHT ABOUT STEALING, BUT

I KNEW THAT WAS WRONG.

I FELT VERY SAD.

I WAS SCARED TO LOSE MY

SISTER.

Reporter: THAT'S WHEN A

FAMILY FRIEND SUGGESTED THEY

ASK CBN FOR HOTEL.

HELP.

WE QUICKLY ARRANGED FOR

KAYLA'S SURGERY.

TODAY SHE IS A HAPPY,

HEALTHY 1-YEAR-OLD.

MY DAUGHTER IS STRONGER

AND MORE ACTIVE.

WHEN I LOOK INTO HER EYES, I

SEE JOY THERE.

I'M SO GLAD THAT KAYLA IS

ALL RIGHT NOW.

THANK YOU, CBN.

YOU SAVED A LITTLE GIRL.

Terry: LITERALLY GIVING

THE GIFT OF LIFE.

THAT'S JUST ONE OF THE

THINGS "700 CLUB" MEMBERS DO

EVERY DAY ALL AROUND THE

WORLD.

AND WE WANT TO INVITE THE

REST OF YOU TO JOIN WITH

US.

THERE IS SO MUCH NEED IN THE

WORLD.

AND HERE IS THE GREAT SECRET

OF ALL OF THIS, YOU REALLY

CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

SOMETIMES IT CAN SEEM

OVERWHELMING.

HOW DO WE DO THAT?

WE DO IT ONE LIFE, ONE

FAMILY, ONE COMMUNITY AT A

TIME.

AND IT IS CHANGING THE

WORLD.

SO JOIN WITH US, WON'T YOU?

65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A MONTH

MAKES YOU A "700 CLUB"

MEMBER.

WE WANT YOU TO JOIN WITH

US.

OUR NUMBER IS TOLL-FREE,

1-800-759-0700.

YOU CAN ALSO JOIN "700 CLUB"

GOLD LEVEL.

MAYBE YOU'RE ALREADY A CLUB

MEMBER.

GO UP TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

THAT'S A GIFT OF $40 A

MONTH.

JOIN THE THOUSAND CLUB

LEVEL, IF YOU'RE A GOLD

MEMBER, AND THAT'S $84 A

MONTH.

WE HAVE 2500 MEMBERS, THAT

JOIN US AT $209 A MONTH, AND

LOTS YESTERDAY WENT UP TO

THE FOUNDERS LEVEL, $417 A

MONTH.

AND WE EVEN HAVE SOMETHING

WE CALL THE CHAIRMAN'S

CIRCLE, AND THESE ARE

FRIENDS WHO GIVE $10,000 OR

MORE A YEAR.

ASK GOD WHAT HE WOULD HAVE

YOU DO, AND THEN DO IT WITH

JOY AND ANTICIPATION KNOWING

YOU'RE REALLY MAKING A

DIFFERENCE.

Gordon: THE RECENT

FLASHFLOODS IN PENSACOLA

DAMAGED MORE THAN 3,000

HOMES.

AND THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE

TRYING TO REBUILD THEIR

LIVES, AND THEY'RE GETTING

HELP FROM "OPERATION

BLESSING."

IT STARTED RAINING, AND

IT STARTED RAINING HARD.

WE DIDN'T THINK NOTHING ELSE

OF IT, OTHER THAN IT WAS A

THUNDERSTORM.

Reporter: JOHN AND

BARBARA AND THEIR TWO SONS

LIVED IN THEIR PENSACOLA

HOME FOR MORE THAN EIGHT

YEARS.

THEY EXPERIENCED PLENTY OF

THUNDERSTORMS AT THAT TIME,

BUT FELT SAFE KNOWING THEIR

HOME WAS IN AN AREA THAT

NEVER FLOODED.

THIS TIME, HOWEVER, THE RAIN

KEPT POURING DOWN, AND SOON

WATER WAS SEEPING INTO THEIR

HOME, GETTING DEEPER AND

DEEPER.

I TURNED AROUND, AND FIVE

MINUTES LATER, IT WAS THREE

FOOT.

PROBABLY ABOUT FIVE MORE

MINUTES LATER, IT WAS ABOUT

SIX FOOT.

I STARTRD TO PANIC.

IT WAS TERRIFYING.

Reporter: WITH SIX FEET

OF WATER IN THEIR HOME AND

MORE COMING IN, JOHN LED HIS

FAMILY INTO THE ATTIC.

WE WENT UP IN THE ATTIC,

AND I SAW ALL OF THE

INSULATION, AND I HAVE

ASTHMA.

I WAS, LIKE, JOHN, I CAN'T

STAY UP HERE, I HAVE

ASTHMA.

AND WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN

WHEN THE WATER RISES?

WE CAN'T GET OUT.

I TOLD MY WIFE, WHEN WE

GOT UP THERE -- SHE WAS

AFRAID WE WERE GOING TO

DROWN.

I SAID, I GOT YOU UP HERE

AND I'LL GET YOU OUT OF

HERE.

Reporter: SOON AFTER

BREAKING OUT OF THE ROOF,

THE NICKELS WERE RESCUED BY

BOAT.

NOTHING COULD HAVE PREPARED

THEM FOR WHAT THEY SAW THE

NEXT DAY.

IT IS A DISASTER AREA.

IT LOOKS LIKE A WAR ZONE.

WE LOST EVERYTHING.

WHEN THE WATER WAS COMING

THROUGH AND THE CURRENT WAS

SO STRONG, IT JUST TOOK

EVERYTHING OUT OF THE

HOUSE.

WE HAVE NOTHING.

Reporter: WITH NO FLOOD

INSURANCE AND NO EXTRA MONEY

TO PAY FOR HELP, THE NICHOLS

GOT TO WORK, TRYING TO

SALVAGE THEIR HOUSE AND

PERSONAL BELONGINGS.

AFTER TWO LONG DAYS, THEY

WERE EXHAUSTED AND NOWHERE

NEAR FINISHED.

IT WAS JUST MORE THAN WE

COULD HANDLED.

WE WERE ABSOLUTELY

EXHAUSTED.

TWO THE POINT I DON'T KNOW

IF WE COULD HAVE WENT

ANOTHER DAY.

Reporter: THAT'S WHEN

"OPERATION BLESSING" ARRIVED

WITH A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS TO

HELP THE NICHOLS TEAR OF

THEIR DRYWALL, CLEAN UP

THEIR HOME, AND REPAIR THE

HOLE IN THEIR ROOF, ALL FREE

OF CHARGE.

"OPERATION BLESSING" HAS

BEEN SUCH A HELP TO US.

WE WOULD HAVE GIVEN UP.

WE WOULD HAVE GIVEN UP IF IT

WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN FOR THEIR

HELP.

FOR THEM TO COME OUT HERE

AND HELP US.

Gordon: WHEN DISASTERS

STRIKE, WE WANT TO STRIKE

BACK WITH LOVE AND

COMPASSION AND VERY TANGIBLE

HELP.

WE WANT TO HELP PEOPLE IN

NEED.

AND IF YOU WANT TO DO THAT,

IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

THAT, A PORTION OF EVERY

GIFT TO "700 CLUB" GOES INTO

THE WORK OF "OPERATION

BLESSING."

AND OUR TEAMS ARE STILL IN

PENSACOLA.

WE'RE STILL HELPING PEOPLE

REBUILD THEIR LIVES AFTER

THAT DEVASTATING FLOOD.

AND YOU CAN BE A PART OF

IT.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB."

SO CALL US NOW.

1-800-759-0700.

JUST SAY, YES, I WANT TO BE

A PART OF IT.

I WANT TO BE A PART OF

EVERYTHING YOU'RE DOING

AROUND THE WORLD.

WHEN YOU CALL, ASK FOR

PLEDGE EXPRESS.

THAT'S ELECTRONIC MONTHLY

GIVING, WHERE THE BANK DOES

ALL OF THE WORK.

THERE ARE NO CHECKS TO WRITE

AND NOTHING TO MAIL IN.

WE SAVE SO MUCH ON THE

PROCESSING, WE CAN SEND AS

OUR GIFT TO YOU "POWER FOR

LIFE" MONTHLY TEACHING

C.D.s.

SO ASK FOR PLEDGE EXPRESS

WHEN YOU CALL OR LOG ON TO

CBN.COM.

WHEN YOU GIVE ON THE

INTERNET MONTHLY, YOU

AUTOMATICALLY SIGN UP FOR

PLEDGE EXPRESS.

WE'VE GOT $159,000 FOR OUR

CHALLENGE.

WE STARTED OFF WITH $30,000,

AND WE'VE ALREADY MATCHED

THAT.

$111,000 IS LEFT, WITH JUST

21 MINUTES AND 38 SECONDS TO

GO.

WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU.

WE'RE HEARING FROM

WOODSTOCK, CONNECTICUT, A

MEMBER SAYS I WANT TO DOUBLE

THIS YEAR AND I'M GOING TO

FOUNDER, $5,000.

THAT TAKES US DOWN TO

$106,000 WITH 21 MINUTES TO

GO.

LET'S GO TO WENDY.

Wendy: IT IS WEDNESDAY

WENDY.

WE WANT TO GIVE YOU OUR

LATEST D.V.D., "LIVING UNDER

GOD'S BLESSING."

PAT AND GORDON GIVE YOU

EXAMPLES OF HOW GOD IS

BLESSING THE NATION OF

ISRAEL, AND HOW THOSE

BLESSINGS CAN BE YOURS.

TAKE A LOOK.

Wendy: HAVE YOU EVER

WONDERED WHY GOD TALKS ABOUT

ISRAEL SO MUCH IN THE

BIBLE?

WELL, IT'S BECAUSE ISRAEL IS

OUR EXAMPLE.

IT IS THE EXAMPLE OF HOW GOD

WANTS TO BLESS US.

AND IF YOU WANT TO LEARN

HOW YOU CAN RECEIVE GOD'S

BLESSINGS, WE WANT YOU TO

HAVE THIS.

IT IS CALLED "LIVING UNDER

GOD'S BLESSING."

IT IS THE NEW D.V.D.

LEARN HOW TO LIVE UNDER

GOD'S FAVOR AND SO MUCH

MORE.

THIS IS OUR GIFT TO YOU WHEN

YOU CALL RIGHT NOW AND SAY,

YES, I WANT TO JOIN "THE 700

CLUB."

HOW MUCH IS THAT, YOU'RE

ASKING?

GREAT QUESTION.

JUST 65 CENTS A DAY.

YEAH, YOU HEARD ME RIGHT, 65

CENTS A DAY.

YOU'VE PROBABLY GOT THAT IN

YOUR POCKET OR IN THE BOTTOM

OF YOUR PURSE.

JUST THAT LITTLE BIT OF

MONEY CAN MAKE SUCH A HUGE

DIFFERENCE WHEN WE ALL COME

TOGETHER.

YOU HAVE BEEN SEEING OUR

STORIES, "OPERATION

BLESSING," WHAT WE'RE DOING

AROUND THE WORLD, SPREADING

THE GOSPEL TO THE FAR MOST

REACHES OF THE WORLD.

AND YOU CAN BE A PART OF

IT.

GO TO YOUR PHONES,

1-800-759-0700.

OR YOU CAN LOG ON TO

CBN.COM.

WE'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF A

CHALLENGE.

$159,000, WITH JUST 18

MINUTES AND 53 SECONDS LEFT

ON THE CLOCK.

WE NEED TO TAKE THE RED

NUMBER DOWN.

THAT MEANS WE NEED YOU TO GO

TO YOUR PHONES AND SAY, I

WANT TO BE A PART OF

EVERYTHING YOU'RE DOING.

EVERY DOLLAR YOU PLEDGE

DURING THIS CHALLENGE WILL

BE MATCHED DOLLAR FOR

DOLLAR.

IF YOU'RE ALREADY A CBN

PARTNER AT $20 A MONTH, I

CAN'T THANK YOU ENOUGH.

BUT WE WANT YOU TO TAKE IT

TO THE NEXT LEVEL BECAUSE WE

NEED YOUR HELP.

THERE IS MORE TO DO.

$40 A MONTH, OUR GOLD LEVEL,

AND THAT'S WHAT I'M ASKING

YOU TO DO, GO TO OUR GOLD

LEVEL, AND WE'RE GOING TO

BLESS YOU BACK WITH THREE

D.V.D.s.

ONE FOR YOU AND TWO TO GIVE

AWAY.

A LOT OF US CAN DO MORE, AND

I KNOW YOU WANT TO DO MORE.

LET'S GO TO OUR PHONES AND

SAY, YES, AND GO TO THE

THOUSAND CLUB LEVEL, WHICH

IS $84.

AND WE HAVE MORE LEVELS, ALL

THE WAY UP TO OUR CHAIRMAN'S

CIRCLE, WHICH IS $10,000 OR

MORE A YEAR.

SO WHATEVER YOU CAN DO

TODAY, DON'T DELAY.

GO TO OUR PHONES AND JOIN.

GORDON, BACK TO YOU.

Gordon: IN 2009, MANY

BUSINESSES WERE CLOSING

THEIR DOORS WHEN NICOLE'S

SALON'S DOORS WERE JUST

OPENING.

HERE IS WHAT SHE DID TO MAKE

HER SALON RECESSION PROOF.

Reporter: WHILE MANY

BUSINESSES WERE FOLDING IN

2009, NICOLE LAUNCHED HERS.

IN THE BEGINNING IT WAS

DIFFICULT.

BECAUSE I CAME RIGHT OUT OF

BEAUTY SCHOOL.

I HAD NO CLIENTS.

SO BASICALLY I STARTED

EVERYTHING FROM SCRATCH.

Reporter: NICOLE

TRUSTED GOD.

LORD, JUST BLESS MY

HANDS, BLESS MY MIND, HELP

ME TO BUILD UP MY BUSINESS,

TO GET THE RIGHT WORKERS TO

WORK HERE -- I PUT MY FAITH

IN GOD.

Reporter: AND SHE ALSO

KNEW THE BIBLICAL KEY TO

FINANCIAL SUCCESS STARTS

WITH GIVING.

THAT'S THE ONLY PLACE IN

THE BIBLE THAT GOD SAYS

TESTS ME IN THIS, THAT I

WILL NOT OPEN UP THE WINDOWS

OF HEAVEN AND POUR OUT SO

MANY BLESSINGS THAT YOU

CAN'T EVEN CONTAIN THAT.

SO IF GOD SAYS TO TEST ME,

AND THAT'S THE ONLY PLACE IN

THE WORD THAT IT SAYS THAT,

I TESTED HIM.

Reporter: NICOLE, A CBN

PARTNER, WATCHES "THE 700

CLUB" EVERY DAY IN HER

SALON.

YOU CAN TRUST CBN.

THEY'VE BEEN AROUND FOR A

LONG TIME.

AND THEY HELP SO MANY PEOPLE

ALL OVER THE WORLD.

WOULDN'T IT MAKE YOU FEEL

GOOD TO BE A PART OF THAT?

Reporter: NICOLE HAS

PAID OFF HER START-UP

BUSINESS LOAN, AND THE

BUSINESS IS DEBT-FREE.

I HAVE SEEN MY BUSINESS

GROW AND GROW AND GROW.

AND IT JUST, YOU KNOW, KEEPS

ON GROWING.

Reporter: SHE RECENTLY

INCREASED HER GIVING TO THE

2500 LEVEL.

I FEEL THAT THE WORD

SAYS, TO WHOM MUCH IS GIVEN,

MUCH IS REQUIRED.

SO IF GOD KEEPS BLESSING ME

AND GIVING ME MORE, I NEED

TO BLESS OTHERS AND GIVE

THEM MORE.

Gordon: NICOLE HAS

LEARNED SOME AMAZING SECRETS

AT A VERY YOUNG AGE, THAT

YOU CAN'T OUTGIVE GOD.

WHEN GOD SAYS TEST ME -- I

LOVE HER SPIRIT, HE SAID, HE

SAID TEST ME, SO I TESTED

HIM.

AND HE PASSED THE TEST.

HER BUSINESS IS GROWING IN

THE MIDDLE OF THE

RECESSION.

GOD GAVE HER ABUNDANCE, AND

HE IS ABLE TO DO THAT FOR

HIS CHILDREN, IF THEY WILL

OBEY WHAT HE ASKS THEM TO

DO.

AND WHAT HE IS ASKING ALL OF

US TO DO IS BE FAITHFUL IN

GIVING.

BE GENEROUS IN OUR GIVING.

THE RIGHTEOUS ARE GENEROUS.

AND WHEN WE UNDERSTAND THAT

HE HAS OUR FUTURE, THAT HE

WILL PROVIDE ALL OF OUR

NEEDS, WELL, NATURALLY WE

BECOME MORE AND MORE

GENEROUS BECAUSE WE KNOW GOD

HAS BEEN SO GENEROUS TO US.

IF YOU WANT TO START A

LIFETIME OF GIVING, JUST AS

NICOLE IS ALREADY DOING --

IF YOU WANT TO START THAT,

GIVE US A CALL.

1-800-759-0700.

JUST SAY, YES, I WANT TO

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

OUR RED NUMBER IS DOWN TO

$78,000 ON A $159,000

CHALLENGE.

AND YOUR GIFT FOR THE NEXT

14 MINUTES AND 50 SECONDS

WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY

DOUBLED, UP TO AND INCLUDING

THAT NUMBER.

RIGHT NOW WE HAVE $78,000 ON

IT.

SO UP TO AND INCLUDING

$78,000 ON THAT MATCHING

CHALLENGE.

CALL US NOW,

1-800-759-0700.

TERRY?

Terry: IN UKRAINE,

GYPSY FAMILIES ARE OFTEN

EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, AND

MOST OF THEM LIVE BELOW THE

POVERTY LINE.

THAT'S WHY CBN'S "ORPHANS'

PROMISE" HAS BEEN WORKING IN

THE GYPSY COMMUNITY FOR

YEARS, HELPING THE PEOPLE

THAT NEED IT MOST.

MISHA IS ONE OF FIVE

CHILDREN IN A VERY POOR

GYPSY FAMILY IN WESTERN

UKRAINE.

LIFE IS HARD HERE, BUT

MISHA'S LIFE HAS MORE

SUFFERING.

HE HAS A LARGE HERNIA THAT

COULD RUPTURE AT ANY TIME.

I LIVE IN CONSTANT FEAR.

HE NEEDS SURGERY

DESPERATELY, BUT WE CAN'T

AFFORD IT.

IT HURTS A LOT, BUT I

DREAM ONE DAY I WILL GET

SURGERY TO FIX IT.

IT IS DIFFICULT FOR ME TO

SEE HIM TORMENTED FROM PAIN

FROM HER HERNIA.

IT GETS LARGER EVERY TIME HE

GOES OUT AND WALKS AROUND.

Terry: MISHA'S FATHER

ISN'T EDUCATED, AND JOBS ARE

HARD TO FINE.

HE STRUGGLED TO TAKE CARE OF

HIS FAMILY BY PICKING AND

SELLING MUSHROOMS.

FATHER WORKS AS HARD AS

HE CAN, BUT SOMETIMES WE

DON'T EVEN HAVE ENOUGH FOOD

AT HOME.

Terry: MISHA'S FAMILY

GOES TO A CHURCH THAT

PARTNERS WITH "ORPHANS' PROMISE."

I BELIEVE THAT GOD CAN DO

ANYTHING, EVEN MAKE IT SO I

CAN HAVE SURGERY.

Terry: WHEN I MET THIS

BRAVE LITTLE BOY AND HIS

MOTHER AND FOUND OUT HIS

HERNIA WAS LIFE-THREATENING,

I KNEW WE COULD HELP.

WE GOT MISHA TO A HOSPITAL

IMMEDIATELY AND PAID FOR HIS

SURGERY.

I CAN'T STOP REJOICING

OVER THE FACT THAT MISHA'S

HERNIA IS FIXED.

HE IS BETTER NOW.

AND MY HEART IS ADDRESSED.

HE IS VERY ACTIVE NOW.

HE BRINGS WOOD INTO THE

HOUSE AND SWEEPS THE FLOOR,

TOO.

HE IS MY GOOD BOY.

Terry: WE SAW THAT THE

FAMILY NEEDED MORE AND

BETTER FOOD SO THEY CAN STAY

WELL.

SO WE ALSO GAVE THEM SOME

HENC HENS SO THEY'LL HAVE

EGGS TO EAT AND SELL.

I AM SO THANKFUL TO YOU

FOR YOUR KINDNESS.

YOU HELPED US IN OUR TIME OF

GREATEST NEED.

I WILL ALWAYS BE GRATEFUL

FOR THAT.

THANK YOU FOR FIXING MY

HERNIA.

MY STOMACH DOESN'T ACHE

ANYMORE.

THANK YOU.

Terry: MISHA IS A

PRECIOUS YOUNG BOY AND HIS

FAMILY IS SO GRATEFUL TO

YOU.

IN TARTS PART PARTS OF THE

WORLD WHERE THE GYPSY OR

ROMA COMMUNITY EXISTS,

THEY'RE OFTEN SEEN AS

UNTOUCHABLES.

I WISH YOU COULD HEAR THEM

WORSHIP THE LORD.

IT IS UNBELIEVABLE.

THE ROOF COMES OFF THE

BUILDING, BECAUSE THEY LOVE

GOD SO MUCH.

AND GOD SENT YOU RIGHT INTO

THE MIDST OF THIS LITTLE

BOY'S NEED TO CONFIRM TO

THEM THEY HAVE A HEAVENLY

FATHER WHO HEARS THEIR

PRAYERS AND ANSWERS THEM.

WILL YOU HELP US DO THAT FOR

PEOPLE IN NEED AROUND THE

WORLD TROSE WE'R?

WE'RE OUT THERE WITH PEOPLE

LIKE THIS, MAKING A

DIFFERENCE IN THEIR LIVES.

AND IT IS DONE BECAUSE YOU

CARE.

SO GO TO YOUR PHONE AND CALL

RIGHT NOW.

YOU CAN JOIN "THE 700 CLUB"

FOR JUST 65 CENTS A DAY, $20

A MONTH.

OR YOU CAN BECOME A GOLD

LEVEL MEMBER, $40 A MONTH.

YOU SEE THE OTHER CLUB

LEVELS THERE, THE 2500 CLUB

LEVEL, OUR FOUNDERS LEVEL OR

A CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE.

CALL NOW, BECAUSE IN THE

MIDST OF THE CHALLENGE WE'RE

IN, IT MEANS EVERY SINGLE

DOLLAR YOU PLEDGE WILL BE

MATCHED, DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR,

SO YOUR GIVING GOES TWICE AS

FAR.

Gordon: IN PERU, A

SINGLE FATHER WORKS MANY

HOURS, DOING BACK BREAKING

WORK, JUST TO SUPPORT HIS

FOUR SONS.

Reporter: FOR THE PAST

17 YEARS, ELDIS HAS BEEN

RAISING HIS SONS AS A SINGLE

PARENT.

THE BOYS' MOTHER LEFT ONE

DAY AND NEVER RETURNED.

THEY ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT

THINGS IN MY LIFE.

Reporter: HE HAS A

BACK-BREAKING JOB, HAULING

BANANAS TO THE MARKET.

HE HEADS OUT A 4:00 IN THE

MORNING TO BUY A FEW BUNCHES

TO SELL THERE.

MY DAD MEANS EVERYTHING

TO US.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT WE WOULD

DO WITHOUT HIM.

HE IS OUR HERO AND OUR ROLE

MODEL.

Reporter: ELDIS HAS

ALWAYS WANTED MORE FOR HIS

BOYS, SO HE MADE SACRIFICES

TO KEEP THEM IN SCHOOL.

LIKE LIVING IN THIS CHANTEY,

WHICH IS THE ONLY PLACE THEY

COULD AFFORD.

THE HOUSE HAS NO WALLS,

AND WHEN IT RAINED, WATER

POURED IN.

THE RATS COME IN ALL OF

THE TIME, AND THEY WERE

SCARY.

Reporter: SO "OPERATION

BLESSING" BUILT THEM A NEW

HOUSE, WHICH IS COMPLETELY

ENCLOSED.

IT PROTECTS THEM FROM THE

WEATHER AND THE RATS.

WE ALSO BOUGHT THEM NEW

MATTRESSES.

WE USED TO SLEEP ON THE

FLOOR ON SOME PLASTIC.

NOW I CAN LIVE ON THE

MATTRESS.

Reporter: WE ALSO

HELPED ELDIS GROW HIS

BUSINESS.

NOW THAT HE SELLS SO MANY

BANANAS, THEY'RE DELIVERED

FOR FREE, AND HIS INCOME HAS

QUADRUPLED.

THE HOUSE YOU HAVE GIVEN

US AND THE INCREASE IN THE

BUSINESS ARE A BLESSING FROM

GOD.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Gordon: WE DON'T WANT

TO JUST GIVE A HANDOUT.

WE WANT TO GIVE A HAND-UP,

SO THAT PEOPLE CAN HAVE A

HOPE AND A FUTURE, TO KNOW

THAT GOD LOVES THEM.

THAT HE DESIRES THEM TO HAVE

PROSPERITY FOR THEMSELVES

AND THEIR FAMILY.

GOD DOESN'T WANT ANYONE TO

BE POOR.

AND YOU CAN BE A PART OF

HELPING PEOPLE HAVE THAT

STEP UP SO THEY CAN HAVE

DIGNITY, THE DIGNITY THAT

COMES FROM WORK AND FROM

EARNING AN INCOME AND HAVING

THIS KIND OF FAMILY.

IT IS WONDERFUL WHAT WE CAN

DO WHEN WE ALL JOIN

TOGETHER.

IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

IT, GIVE US A CALL.

1-800-759-0700.

JUST SAY, YES, I WANT TO

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

IF WE CAN GET THE RED NUMBER

UP, WE'VE GOT $63,000,

$62,000 LEFT ON A $159,000

CHALLENGE.

WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU

WITH JUST EIGHT MINUTES.

WE'VE GOT TO GO OVER THE TOP

ON THIS.

IT IS COMING DOWN, BUT IT

NEEDS TO COME DOWN FASTER.

SO GIVE US A CALL.

AND WHEN YOU CALL, JOIN

PLEDGE EXPRESS.

IT'S ELECTRONIC MONTHLY

GIVING, WHERE THE BANK DOES

ALL OF THE WORK.

YOU CAN LITERALLY SET IT AND

FORGET IT, AND KNOW THAT

YOU'RE GIFT IS GOING TO BE

COMING IN REGULARLY.

WE SAVE SO MUCH ON THE

PROCESSING, WE CAN SEND AS

OUR GIFT TO YOU "POWER FOR

LIFE," MONTHLY TEACHING

C.D.s.

SO IF YOU WOULD LIKE THOSE,

ASK FOR PLEDGE EXPRESS WHEN

YOU CALL OR LOG ON TO

CBN.COM.

EITHER WAY, DO IT NOW.

CALL US NOW.

1-800-759-0700.

LET'S GO OVER TO WENDY AT

THE PHONES.

Wendy: ALL RIGHT,

GORDON.

OVER THE PAST TWO DECADES,

ISRAEL HAS BECOME KNOWN AS

THE START-UP NATION.

FIND OUT WHY IN OUR NEW

D.V.D., "LIVING UNDER GOD'S

BLESSING."

HERE IS A FREE VIE PREVIEW

OF WHAT YOU'LL SEE.

Gordon: ISRAEL WAS

RECENTLY RANKED THE FOURTH

MOST INNOVATIVE NATION IN

THE WORLD, FROM

THE iPHONES TO THE

PLAYSTATIONS.

MANY OF THE IDEAS BEHIND

YOUR FAVORITE GADGETS CAME

FROM INVENTORS RIGHT HERE IN

ISRAEL.

KEYBOARDS FOR SMARTPHONES.

INTEL PENTIUM CHIPS, THE

FLASH DRIVES, THE CHIP AND

THE iPAD.

THE CHIP THAT CONTROLS THE

SONY PLAYSTATION, AND THE 3D

SENSOR IN THE XBOX CONNECT.

EVERY YEAR, AMERICAN

COMPANIES ARE SHELLING OUT

MORE AND MORE SHEKELS TO BUY

ISRAELI START-UPS.

Wendy: CAN YOU BELIEVE

ALL OF THAT CAME FROM

ISRAEL?

ISRAEL IS PROOF THAT GOD IS

A GOD OF MIRACLES.

AND WHAT HE DID FOR ISRAEL,

HE WANTS TO DO FOR YOU.

YOU CAN LEARN HOW IN OUR NEW

TEACHING CALLED "LIVING

UNDER GOD'S BLESSING."

ENJOY THE FAVOR, WISDOM, AND

PROTECTION OF GOD, AND SO

MUCH MORE.

THIS IS OUR GIFT TO YOU WHEN

YOU CALL RIGHT NOW AND JUST

SAY, YES, I WANT TO JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB."

HOW MUCH IS THAT?

JUST 65 CENTS A DAY.

$20 A MONTH.

IT MAKES SUCH A HUGE

DIFFERENCE.

IF YOU'RE ALREADY A "700

CLUB" PARTNER, I WANT TO SAY

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

YOU'RE MAKING A HUGE

DIFFERENCE EVERY DAY.

IF YOU CAN DO MORE, I WANT

TO CHALLENGE YOU.

LET'S GO UP TO THE NEXT

LEVEL.

OUR "THE 700 CLUB" GOLD

LEVEL, AND WE'RE GOING TO

BLESS YOU BACK WITH THREE

D.V.D.s.

ONE FOR YOU AND TWO TO GIVE

AWAY.

AND IF YOU COULD DO MORE,

$84 A MONTH, OUR THOUSAND

LEVEL, WE'RE GOING TO BLESS

YOU BACK WITH FIVE

D.V.D.s.

WITH EVERY DOLLAR YOU PLEDGE

DURING THIS TIME WILL BE

MATCHED DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR.

WE'VE GOT FIVE MINUTES AND

53 SECONDS LEFT ON OUR

CLOCK.

OUR COUNSELLORS ARE WAITING

TO TAKE YOUR CALL.

THIS IS THE TIME TO GO TO

QUO YOUR PHONES, TERRY?

Terry: EVERY DAY CBN'S

"ORPHANS' PROMISE" IS

HELPING PARENTS WHO HAVE NO

ONE ELSE TO CARE FOR THEM.

BUT WE'RE ALSO HELPING

SINGLE MOMS WITH FAMILIES

WHO ARE LIVING IN DESPERATE

SITUATIONS.

THE LAST TIME CONE SAW HER

HUSBAND WAS THE DAY SHE TOOK

THEIR BABY SON ON HIS

MOTORCYCLE AFTER HE HAD BEEN

DRINKING.

HE LEFT THE BABY ON THE SIDE

OF THE ROAD.

FORTUNATELY CONE HAD

FOLLOWED HER HUSBAND AND

RESCUED HIM.

HE SAID HE WAS LEAVING

AND NEVER WANTED TO SEE US

AGAIN.

Terry: WITH NO ONE TO

HELP HER, SHE BELIEVED SHE

AND HER SON WOULD END UP

LIVING ON THE STREETS.

I WAS AFRAID.

I HAD NO ONE TO LEAN ON.

HOW WOULD MY SON AND I

SURVIVE?

I MIGHT HAVE NO CHOICE BUT

TO BEG ON THE STREETS OR

BECOME A PROSTITUTE.

Terry: BEFORE THAT

HAPPENED, A FRIEND TOLD CONE

ABOUT A HOME FOR SINGLE

MOTHERS.

HERE SHE FOUND A SAFE PLACE

TO LIVE AND FOOD AND DIAPERS

FOR HER SON.

SHE ALSO RECEIVED

COUNSELLING AND LEARNED TO

SEW.

ONE DAY AT A BIBLE STUDY,

CONE PRAYED TO BECOME A

CHRISTIAN.

I HAD HEARD OF JESUS

BEFORE.

BUT I DIDN'T REALLY KNOW HIM

BEFORE I CAME HERE.

MY KNEW FRIENDS ARE SO GOOD

TO ME.

THEY SHOWED ME THE LOVE OF

GOD.

Terry: SHE NOW WORKS

FULL-TIME AT THE HOME,

PROVIDING CHILD CARE.

AND SHE ESPECIALLY ENJOYS

TEACHING THE KIDS ABOUT

JESUS.

I USED TO BE SO DEPRESSED

AND LONELY, I FEEL LIKE I'VE

BEEN BORN AGAIN.

I'M VERY HAPPY NOW.

THANK YOU, CBN.

Terry: FROM DEPRESSION

AND HOPELESSNESS TO HOPE,

JOY, AND A FUTURE.

YOU BROUGHT IT ALL TO HER,

AND WE SAY THANK YOU.

YOU CAN CALL RIGHT NOW AND

BE A PART OF THIS.

WHEN YOU CALL AND JOIN "THE

700 CLUB," EVERY DOLLAR YOU

PLEDGE WILL BE MATCHED

DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR.

THERE IS THE NUMBER ON YOUR

SCREEN, 1-800-759-0700.

GORDON?

Gordon: THE RED NUMBER,

$42,000, THAT'S THE MATCHING

NUMBER.

SO WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU

TO TAKE THAT RED NUMBER

DOWN.

AND WE'RE GETTING SOME HELP

FROM NEW YORK.

A FOUNDER, $5,000.

THAT WILL TAKE US DOWN TO

$37,000.

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, A

PLEDGE EXPRESS INCREASE,

$5,400.

[APPLAUSE]

Gordon: WE'RE DOWN TO

$32,000.

CHANDLER, ARIZONA, A 2500

MEMBER SAYS I WANT TO DOUBLE

THIS YEAR.

I'M GOING TO $5,100.

AND THEN FROM KILLINGWORTH,

CONNECTICUT, A FOUNDER

SAYING I WANT TO GO TO THE

CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE.

$12,000.

BUT WE STILL HAVE $14,000

LEFT WITH JUST TWO MINUTES

AND 55 SECONDS.

WE'VE GOT TO GO OVER THE TOP

ON THIS CHALLENGE.

WE DON'T WANT TO LOSE ANY

PART OF THIS MATCH.

SO CALL US NOW,

1-800-759-0700.

IN PARTS OF HO HONDURAS,

FINDING WATER TO DRINK CAN

BE A FULL-TIME JOB, AND PART

OF THAT JOB IS STRAINING OUT

THE BUGS AND WORMS BEFORE

YOU DRINK IT.

Reporter:

EVERY

DAY

10-YEAR-OLD

MARI CARRIES

WATER WITH HER MOM.

ON THE WAY HOME, SHE TRIES

NOT TO THINK ABOUT WHAT

MIGHT BE LIVING IN THAT

WATER.

THE WATER IS DISGUSTING.

YOU CAN SEE BUGS OR WORMS

SWIMMING IN IT.

IT'S ALWAYS A STRANGE

COLOR.

Reporter: THIS DIRTY

STREAM IS THE ONLY PLACE

MARI HAS TO GET WATER.

HER MOM STRAINS IT TO GET

THE BUGS OUT, BUT IT IS WHAT

THEY CAN'T SEE THAT MAKES

THIS WATER SO DANGEROUS TO

DRINK.

I WAS ALWAYS THIRSTY, BUT

I WAITED TO DRINK UNTIL I

COULDN'T STAND THE THIRST

ANYMORE.

SOMETIMES AFTER I DRANK THAT

WATER, MY STOMACH WOULD

REALLY HURT.

I COULDN'T GO OUT TO PLAY

WITH MY FRIENDS BECAUSE I

WAS SO SICK.

Reporter: WHEN

"OPERATION BLESSING" LEARNED

THAT NO ONE HERE HAD GOOD

WATER, WE SET UP A

1500-GALLON TANK TO COLLECT

WATER FROM THE STREAM, AND A

PURIFICATION PLANT TO TREAT

IT.

WE THEN RAN PIPES, WITH

PURIFIED WATER, TO ALL OF

THE HOMES IN THE VILLAGE.

I WAS SO EXCITED.

I THANKED GOD AND TOLD MY

MOM THAT GOD SENT THE PURE

WATER TO US.

Reporter: TODAY MARI NO

LONGER GETS STOMACH ACHES,

AND SHE LOVES BEING ABLE TO

GRAB A COOL GLASS OF CLEAN

WATER AFTER PLAYING

OUTSIDE.

I AM VERY HAPPY.

NOW WE HAVE GOOD WATER TO

DRINK.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

BRINGING THE WATER TO OUR

HOME.

Gordon: P THANK

Gordon: AND THANK YOU.

IF YOU'RE A MEMBER OF "THE

700 CLUB," YOU'RE A PART OF

BRINGING FRESH WATER TO

PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD.

JOIN WITH US.

WE'VE GOT $5,000 ON A

$159,000 CHALLENGE.

WE WANT TO GO OVER THE TOP,

BUT IT IS LESS THAN A

MINUTE.

THAT MEANS YOU'VE GOT TO

CALL RIGHT NOW.

1-800-759-0700.

LET'S GO TO WENDY AT THE

PHONES.

Wendy: FROM GENESIS TO

REVELATION, THE BIBLE TALKS

ABOUT THE BLESSINGS OF GOD.

SO WHAT'S THE KEY TO

RECEIVING THOSE BLESSINGS IN

YOUR LIFE?

IT IS ALL HERE IN OUR LATEST

TEACHING FROM PAT AND

GORDON.

TAKE A LOOK.

HOW CAN YOU HAVE WISDOM

TO SOLVE PROBLEMS YOU FACE?

HOW CAN YOU LOOK AT PROBLEMS

AND SEE OPPORTUNITIES?

HOW CAN YOU BE A PART OF

GOD'S PLAN TODAY?

"LIVING UNDER GOD'S

BLESSING," FEATURING THE

THREE-TIME EMMY-NOMINATED

SERIES, "MADE IN ISRAEL."

AVAILABLE NOW.

Gordon: THE TIME ON THE

CHALLENGE IS OVER.

WE STILL HAVE A RED NUMBER

THAT SAYS ONE, AND THAT'S

THE AMOUNT LEFT ON A

$159,000.

WE'RE GOING TO COUNT

EVERYTHING ON THE PHONES.

SOME PEOPLE DIALED IN AT THE

VERY LAST MINUTE.

THERE IT IS, IT GOES TO

TWO.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM GALATIANS 6: "LET

US NOT BECOME WEARY IN DOING

GOOD, FOR AT THE PROPER TIME

WE WILL REAP A HARVEST IF WE

DO NOT GIVE UP."

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