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The 700 Club - June 5, 2014

Ryan sees his coaching business take off after trying a new strategy. Plus, The 700 Club commemorates the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Read Transcript


I WAS THINKING THAT HE'S

GOING TO HURT ME REAL BAD.

THE ATLANTA BOY WHO WAS

KIDNAPPED IN HIS FRONT

YARD.

JUST PRAISE THE LORD.

HE HELPED ME IN MYSTERIOUS

WAYS.

AND THE SONG THAT SET HIM

FREE.

GOD IS MY DELIVERER, YES,

HE IS.

YES, HE IS.

THEN...

D-DAY WAS THE WATERSHED

EVENT OF WORLD WAR II.

A VETERAN REMEMBERS THE

DAY OF DAYS AFTER 70 YEARS.

THE GOD LORD WAS WITH ME,

AND STILL IS.

*

Pat: WELL, WELCOME

BACK, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN.

I DON'T MEAN TO SCARE

PEOPLE, BUT I WAS READING IN

THE NEWS THAT THE LAST

COUPLE OF DAYS, THEY'VE HAD

ABOUT TWO LITTLE SHOCKS IN

YELLOWSTONE.

YELLOWSTONE IS THE LARGEST

VOLCANO IN THE WORLD, ACTIVE

VOLCANO IN THE WORLD.

AND IF IT BLOWS, IT WILL

COVER THE ENTIRE UNITED

STATES WITH ASH.

Terry: JUST WHEN

ACTIVITY SHOWS LIKE THAT,

SOMETHING IS HAPPENING

SOMEWHERE ELSE AS THAT

PROGRESSES.

Pat: I WORKED THERE.

WE USED TO SWIM IN GIZERS.

THAT IS SOMETHING TO BE IN

PRAYER ABOUT.

TODAY ON THIS PROGRAM, WE'RE

GOING TO SHOW WHETHER AN

84-YEAR-OLD IS CAPABLE OF

DOING OLYMPIC MOVES ON A

HORSE.

Terry: A BIG HORSE.

Pat: A GREAT BIG

HORSE.

THAT WILL BE FUN.

UFANO, THERE HE IS.

THAT MAGNIFICENT ANIMAL.

ISN'T HE IS BEAUTIFUL

THING?

Terry: HE REALLY IS.

Pat: I THINK IT WILL BE

FUN.

OKAY.

IN THE NEWS, PRO-RUSSIAN

REBELS HAVE CAPTURED MORE

GOVERNMENT BASES IN EASTERN

UKRAINE, AND PRESIDENT OBAMA

IS WARNING THAT RUSSIA WILL

BE ISOLATED BY THE WEST.

Terry: EUROPE MAY NOT

BE COMPLETELY ON BOARD WITH

THAT STRATEGY.

FRANCE JUST INVITED RUSSIA

TO D-DAY CEREMONIES ON

FRIDAY.

Reporter: PRESIDENT

OBAMA SAYS THE U.S. IS

PROVIDING UKRAINE WITH

$5 MILLION WORTH OF BODY

ARMOR, NIGHT VISION GOGGLES,

AND COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT,

AS THE COUNTRY'S BATTLE

AGAINST PRO-RUSSIAN

SEPARATISTS CONTINUE.

THE PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED THE

AID AFTER MEETING WITH PET

PETRO POROSHENKO.

THE FIGHTING IN PARTS OF

EASTERN UKRAINE IS

ESCALATING, AND THAT UNREST

IS TESTING UKRAINE'S NEW

GOVERNMENT.

PRO-RUSSIAN SEPARATISTS JUST

TOOK OVER TWO GOVERNMENT

BASES NEAR THE CITY OF

LUHANSK, SEIZING

EXPLOSIVES.

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR

PUTIN DENIES ANY RUSSIAN

MILITARY INVOLVEMENT IN

EASTERN UKRAINE.

THEY ARE LYING.

THERE IS NO MILITARY

PERSONNEL, NOT EVEN TRAINERS

OF THE RUSSIAN ARMY IN THE

EAST OR SOUTH OF UKRAINE,

AND THERE HAVE NEVER BEEN.

Reporter: THE WORLD'S

LEADING INDUSTRIALIZED

NATIONS ARE SET TO MEET

WITHOUT RUSSIA FOR THE FIRST

TIME IN 17 YEARS.

RUSSIA WAS SUPPOSED TO HOST

THE TWO-DAY SUMMIT BUT WAS

KICKED OUT BECAUSE OF ITS

SEIZURE OF CRIMEA.

BUT FRANCE STILL INVITED

RUSSIA TO THE D-DAY

CEREMONIES ON FRIDAY, WHICH

SENDS MIXED SIGNALS.

AND PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL

LIKELY RUN INTO PUTIN AT

THOSE EVENTS.

DESPITE HIS ATTEMPTS TO

SOUPED STRONG ON UKRAINE,

MANY AMERICANS DISAPPROVE OF

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S HANDLING

OF FOREIGN POLICY, WITH SOME

SAYING HE IS LESS CAPABLE

THAN FORMER PRESIDENTS BILL

CLINTON OR GEORGE BUSH.

68% SAY THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION IS LESS

COMPETENT THEN CLINTON'S

ADMINISTRATION, AND 48% SAY

IT IS LESS COMPETENT THAN

BUSH'S ADMINISTRATION.ç

EPHRAIM GRAHAM, CBN NEWS.

Pat: CAN YOU IMAGINE

MAKING A SPEECHç SAYING WE'RE

NOT GOING TO STAND FOR THE

OCCUPATION OF CRIMEA.

CRIMEA HAS ALREADY BEEN

LOST.

WHAT ARE THEY GOING TO DO,

START A WAR?

WHO IS HE KIDDING.

THAT MAY GET THE TROOPS TO

CHEER AT A RALLY, BUT IT IS

NOT BASED ON REALITY.

I GET A LITTLE UPSET ABOUT

THAT.

WELL, THIS ARMY STAFF

SERGEANT THAT HAS BEEN IN

THE NEWS, THEY HAD A PARTY

IN HIS HOME TOWN SCHEDULED

FOR HIM.

IT IS JUST THE LATEST THING

BECAUSE THAT PARTY HAS BEEN

CANCELLED.

Terry:

Reporter: THAT'S RIGHT,

PAT.

GROWING FALLOUT FROM THE

TALIBAN PRISONER SWAP FOR

SERGEANT BOWE BERGDAHL.

ANGRY MEMBERS ARE

THREATENING IMPEACHMENT IF

THE PRESIDENT RELEASES ANY

MORE PRISONERS WITHOUT

SENATE APPROVAL.

LINDSEY GRAHAM SAYS

LAWMAKERS ARE WORRIED THAT

THE PRESIDENT MAY TRY TO

SHUT DOWN THE PRISON CAMP,

DESPITE STRONG OPPOSITION.

GRAHAM AND A BUNCH OF BY

PARTY CENTERS MET ON CAPITOL

HILL LAST NIGHT ON THE

GROWING CONTROVERSY.

THESE ARE ALL HIGH-LEVEL

PEOPLE, PEOPLE WHO HAVE THE

ABILITY TO GO BACK AND HIT

THE GROUND RUNNING.

WE'RE CONCERNED ABOUT THAT.

MEANWHILE, AS PAT

MENTIONED, THERE WILL BE NO

HERO'S WELCOME FOR BERGDAHL,

WHEN HE LEAVES GERMANY FOR

HIS IDAHO HOME TOWN.

CELEBRATIONS HAVE BEEN

CANCELLED BECAUSE OF

SECURITY CONCERNS AND THE

NATIONWIDE DEBATE OVER HIS

SERVICE.

THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED

ALONGSIDE HIM HAVE CALLED

HIM A DESERTER.

A FREE SPEECH VICTORY FOR A

CHRISTIAN STUDENT IN

VIRGINIA.

HE ATTENDS THOMAS NELSON

COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

HE SUED THE COLLEGE SYSTEM

IN MARCH AFTER CAMPUS POLICE

ORDERED HIM TO STOP

PREACHING IN A SCHOOL

COURTYARD.

THE ALLIANCE FOR FREEDOM

REPRESENTED PARKS.

AND THEY ARGUED HIS FREE

SPEECH RIGHTS WERE

VIOLATED.

THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

HAS AGREED TO PAY PARKS

$25,000, AND VOTED TO

ELIMINATE FREE-SPEECH ZONES,

WHICH CONFINES STUDENTS'

EXPRESSION TO DESIGNATED

AREAS.

THE CASE HAS RESULTED IN A

GREATER FREEDOM OF

EXPRESSION FOR STUDENTS.

IT IS STILL TWO YEARS AWAY,

BUT DEMOCRATS AND

REPUBLICANS ARE ALREADY

SHOPPING FOR A CITY TO HOST

THEIR 2016 CONVENTIONS.

REPUBLICANS HAVE NARROWED

DOWN THE FIELD.

AND AS JENNIFER WISHON FOUND

OUT, FOUR CITIES HAVE THE

UPPER HAND.

Reporter: GLOSSY

PROPOSALS, HIGH STAKES, AND

A POTENTIAL JACKPOT FOR THE

CHOSEN CITY.

AN ESTIMATED $150 MILLION

WILL BE SPENT BY THE 50,000

DELEGATES, PARTY ACTIVISTS,

AND MEDIA IN ATTENDANCE.

ON THE LIST, CLEVELAND,

DENVER, KANSAS CITY, AND

DALLAS.

DALLAS, AFTER ALL, BELONGS

TO THE REDDEST OF RED

STATES.

I THINK THE BRAND OF

DALLAS SITS VERY WELL WITH

THE REPUBLICAN BRAND.

DALLAS IS ALL ABOUT FREE

MARKET CAPITALISM, AND LOW

TAXES.

I THINK THAT IS A MESSAGE I

THINK RESONATES WITH THE

COUNTRY.

Reporter: TEXAS MEANS

BIG, FROM TRUCKS TO SKYLINES

TO THE BIGGEST DRAWING CARD

OF THEM ALL, MONEY.

THAT CARRIES EXTRA PULL NOW

THAT CONGRESS HAS CUT THE

$18 MILLION IT TYPICALLY

HANDS OUT TO EACH PARTY

CONVENTION.

THE HOST CITY WILL NEED TO

RAISE $60 MILLION, EVEN

$70 MILLION, AND DALLAS CAN

GUARANTEE A BIG CHUNK OF

THAT UP FRONT.

IN TEXAS, WE HAVE

SOMETHING CALLED "THE MAJOR

EVENTS TRUST FUND."

AND THAT'S A PORTION OF THE

TAXES GENERATED BY AN EVENT

SUCH AS THE REPUBLICAN

NATIONAL CONVENTION, AND CAN

ACTUALLY GO BACK TO THE

ORGANIZATION HOSTING THE

EVENT AND BE USED TO PAY FOR

THINGS SUCH AS SECURITY,

TRANSPORTATION.

Reporter: KANSAS CITY

IS PROMOTING ITS G.P.S.

COORDINATES IN THE HEART OF

AMERICA, WITH THE SLOGAN

"ALL ROADS LEAD TO HERE."

DENVER IS POINTING OUT

"AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL" WAS

WRITTEN IN COLORADO, AND

CLEVELAND, WELL, IT IS

LOCATED IN ONE OF THE MOST

SOUGHT-AFTER STATES IN

PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS.

THE CHOSEN CITY WILL GET A

GIANT ECONOMIC SHOT IN THE

ARM, BUT WITH THE WORLD

WATCHING, THERE IS ALSO A

RISK.

TODD IS WITH THE DALLAS

MORNING NEWS.

IF EVERYTHING GOES

SMOOTHLY, THAT IS ONE

THING.

BUT IF YOU HAVE A LOT OF

PROTESTS, OR A LOT OF

TRAFFIC PROBLEMS, AND THERE

ARE ALWAYS SECURITY

CONCERNS.

Reporter: BUT WHEN IT

COMES TO THE POSSIBILITY OF

THE 2016 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL

CONVENTION BEING HELD HERE

IN DALLAS, TEXAS, THE

CHANCES ARE, WELL, STILL

PRETTY BIG.

WE WANT THIS REALLY BAD.

DALLAS LAST HOSTED THE

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL

CONVENTION IN 1984 WHEN

RONALD REAGAN WENT ON TO

WIN.

ONE OF THE LAST WINNERS FOR

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY CAME

OUT OF DALLAS.

Reporter: SYMBOLISM

THAT MAY RESONATE WITH THE

REPUBLICAN PARTY DESPERATE

TO WIN BACK THE WHITE

HOUSE.

JENNIFER WISHON, CBN NEWS,

DALLAS.

THANKS, JENNIFER.

TURNING OVERSEAS, THE WOMAN

SENTENCED TO DEATH IN SUDAN

FOR REFUSING TO RECANT HER

CHRISTIAN FAITH HAS APPEALED

THE VIDEO.

MERIAM IBRAHIM'S ATTORNEY

SAYS THEY'RE DEMANDING HER

RELEASE BASED ON COURT

ERRORS.

SHE WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH

LAST MONTH OWNER CHARGES OF

APOSTASY FROM ALLEGEDLY

CONVERTING TO CHRISTIANITY

FROM ISLAM.

SUDAN'S FOREIGN MINISTER

SAYS HE HOPES HIS COUNTRY'S

JUSTICE SYSTEM WILL SOON

FIND A SOLUTION.

IBRAHIM IS MARRIED TO A

CHRISTIAN U.S. CITIZEN, AND

SHE JUST GAVE BIRTH TO THEIR

SECOND CHILD IN PRISON.

PAT, I CAN'T IMAGINE WHAT

THIS LADY IS GOING THROUGH.

Pat: WHERE ARE PEOPLE

AROUND THE NATION -- WHERE

IS THE PROTEST FROM

THE, QUOTE,"LEFT?"

WHAT IS THE MATTER WITH

THIS?

HERE IS SOME WOMAN WHO IS

MARRIED TO A CHRISTIAN, WHO

USED TO BE A MUSLIM, AND

SAYS NOW I'M FREELY

ACCEPTING A NEW FAITH, AND

THEY WANT TO PUT HER TO

DEATH IN THE SUDAN.

WHERE IS THE ACLU?

WHERE ARE ALL OF THESE

BLEEDING-HEART LIBERALS WHO

ARE AT THE PROTESTS AND

RALLIES TO PROCLAIM A

WOMAN'S RIGHT TO HAVE AN

ABORTION?

WHERE ARE THESE PEOPLE WHEN

SOMEBODY LIKE THIS IS BEING

THREATENED BY ISLAM?

THE REASON IS POLITICAL

CORRECTNESS DOES NOT ALLOW

US TO TALK ABOUT THIS

HORRIBLE, OPPRESSIVE SYSTEM,

AND WHAT IT IS DOING TO

WOMEN.

BUT WE WILL TALK ABOUT IT,

AND I THINK YOU NEED TO TALK

EVERYWHERE YOU CAN ABOUT IT

AND HOPE AND PRAY THAT WOMAN

GETS SET FREE FROM THIS IN

NICUTUS RULING.

THAILAND IS HOME TO THE

WORLD'S LARGEST SEX

INDUSTRY.

IT ENSLAVES COUNTLESS WOMEN

AND GIRLS.

BUT ONE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY

IN THE HEART OF BANGKOK IS

HELPING YOUNG TOURISTS AND

YOUNG GIRLS FIND FREEDOM.

Reporter: AT AGE 14,

MIN QUIT SCHOOL BECAUSE HER

FAMILY DID NOT HAVE THE

MONEY TO SUPPORT HER

STUDIES.

SO SHE LEFT HER RURAL HOME

TO WORK IN BANGKOK.

I WAS ENTICED TO GO INTO

PROSTITUTION BECAUSE I

NEEDED THE MONEY.

BUT ONE TIME SOMEONE

SMOTHERED MY FACE WITH A

PILLOW AND TRIED TO RAPE

ME.

AT THAT MOMENT, I REMEMBERED

SOMEONE TOLD ME I CAN PRAY

TO GOD.

SO I CRIED TO GOD TO HELP

ME, AND I SURVIVED THAT

NIGHT.

Reporter: A FEW MONTHS

LATER, A CHRISTIAN

INTRODUCED HER TO "NIGHT

LIGHT MINISTRY."

WE GET TO READ THE BIBLE

AND WORSHIP.

HE GAVE ME A NEW LIFE, AND

NOW I WANT TO SERVE HIM.

Reporter: "NIGHT LIGHT"

RESCUES WOMEN IN THE SEX

TRADE INDUSTRY.

AND IT HELPS THEM TO SUPPORT

THEMSELVES.

ANNIE SAYS PROSTITUTION AND

HUMAN TRAFFICKING HAD

INCREASED RAPIDLY IN

THAILAND SINCE THE MINISTRY

STARTED IN 2005.

LAST YEAR "NIGHT LIGHT"

ASSISTED 26 TRAFFICKED

WOMEN, MOSTLY FROM UGANDA,

TO GO HOME.

WE KNOW GOD'S HEART IS

OUT THERE WITH THESE WOMEN.

Reporter: AND ANNIE IS

GRATEFUL THAT CBN'S

"ORPHANS' PROMISE" DONATED

FUNDS TO REMODEL THE

CENTER.

THE LOCATION IS VERY

STRATEGIC BECAUSE IT IS

RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF TWO

BARS.

AND THE "NIGHT LIGHT"

MINISTRY, TOGETHER WITH

"ORPHANS' PROMISE," WILL BE

ABLE TO REACH OUT TO MORE

WOMEN IN PROSTITUTION, AND

EVEN THE MALE SEX INDUSTRY.

MEN AND WOMEN CAN COME

OFF THE STREETS TO GET A

GOOD CUP OF COFFEE, AND

THERE WILL BE PEOPLE

AVAILABLE TO BE ABLE TO

LISTEN TO THEIR STORIES, TO

BE ABLE TO BUILD

RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEM, AND

OUT OF THOSE RELATIONSHIPS,

WE EARN THE RIGHT TO SPEAK

INTO THEM TO GIVE THEM

HOPE.

Reporter: THERE ARE

CHRISTIAN PARTIES AND

MEDICAL CLINICS.

GOD HAS GIVEN ME A BURDEN

FOR THE WOMEN IN THE

STREETS.

I INVITE THEM TO OUR

PARTIES, WHERE THERE IS FREE

FOOD, AND I PAINT THEIR

NAILS.

I SHARE CHRIST WITH THEM TO

GIVE THEM HOPE IN THEIR

LIFE.

Reporter: TOGETHER,

"NIGHT LIGHT" AND "ORPHANS'

PROMISE" ARE GIVING MORE AND

MORE WOMEN, LIKE MIN, A

BETTER OPPORTUNITY FOR A NEW

LIFE.

LUCILLE TALUSEN, CBN NEWS,

BANGKOK.

AND THAT IS FANTASTIC.

"ORPHANS' PROMISE" ON THE

SCENE THERE IN BANGKOK.

TERRY, THAT'S FANTASTIC.

Terry: WELL, THANKS,

WENDY.

YOU KNOW IT IS A GREAT

OPPORTUNITY, PAT, AND I KNOW

THIS IS HEAVY ON YOUR

HEART.

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT THAT WORK

THAT ANNIE IS DOING, SHE IS

RIGHT THERE IN THE HEART OF

IT.

WE TALK ABOUT REAL ESTATE,

AND WE SAY IT IS LOCATION,

LOCATION, LOCATION, BUT IN

THE SEX TRADE INDUSTRY, IT

IS RELATIONSHIP,

RELATIONSHIP, RELATIONSHIP.

SHE IS THERE FOR THE LONG

HAUL AND SHE IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE.

Pat: WE HAD A STUDIO IN

CHANG MI, UP THE COUNTRY A

LITTLE BIT FROM BANGKOK, AND

I WENT FROM THERE TO AN OR

NAGE THAORPHANAGE WE WERE

SPONSORING FROM CBN.

I MET A 17-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO

HAD FLED HER VILLAGE IN THE

NORTHERN PART OF THAILAND

BECAUSE THE PARENTS WERE

GOING TO SELL HER.

THEY COULD SELL A GIRL FOR

EITHER A COLORED TELEVISION

SET OR A REFRIGERATOR.

AND THE PIMPS WOULD COME UP

FROM BANGKOK AND THEY WOULD

BUY THESE GIRLS.

AND SO SHE FLED, AND SHE WAS

VERY, VERY HAPPY.

BUT YOU'RE SEEING GIRLS

RESCUED.

Terry: WE HAVE.

IT IS A LONG PROCESS,

GAINING THEIR TRUST, AND

OFFERING THEM HOPE AND A

FUTURE TAKES A LITTLE BIT OF

TIME, BUT IT IS WELL WORTH

IT.

Pat: FOLKS, "ORPHANS'

PROMISE" IS SOMETHING ELSE

WE'RE DOING HERE AT CBN.

AND TERRY, YOU'VE GOT HOW

MANY GIRLS -- HOW MANY

ORPHANS?

DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA?

Terry: IT IS

THOUSANDS.

WE DON'T HAVE A NUMBER COUNT

BECAUSE IT CHANGES ON A

REGULAR BASIS, BUT WE REALLY

CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

AND IT HAPPENS ONE LIFE AT A

TIME, BUT IT IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE IN COMMUNITIES

AND NATIONS.

Pat: WHEN YOU SUPPORT

CBN, YOU CAN SUPPORT

"ORPHANS' PROMISE" AS WELL.

WHAT NEXT?

Terry: UP NEXT, HIS

NAME IS WILLIE MIRICK, AND

HE WAS KIDNAPPED IN HIS OWN

FRONT YARD.

I ALWAYS KEEP GOD WITH ME

EVERYWHERE I GO.

PRAISE THE LORD, HE HAS

HELPED ME IN MYSTERIOUS

WAYS.

Terry: SEE HOW WILLIE

WAS SET FREE WITH A SONG.

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Pat: YOU'RE WATCHING

"THE 700 CLUB."

EXCITEMENT JUST KEEPS ON

ROLLING.

HERE IS ONE FOR YOU.

WILLIE MYRICK, JUST A LITTLE

GUY.

HE IS JUST 10 YEARS OLD.

SO WAS WILLIE THE PERFECT

PREY FOR A KIDNAPPER?

ACCEPT FOR JUST ONE THING:

WILLIE HAD A POWERFUL WEAPON

HIS SIDE, A GOSPEL SONG.

AND AS CHARLENE AARON

REPORTS, THAT SONG HAS LED

TO A WORLDWIDE TESTIMONY

ABOUT WILLIE'S FAITH AND

GOD'S AWESOME POWER.

Reporter: 10-YEAR-OLD

WILLIE MYRICK LOVES PLAYING

THE DRUMS, SOMETHING HE

HOPES ONE DAY TO DO AT HIS

CHURCH.

BORN TO ATHEIST PARENTS,

WILLIE WAS RAISED BY HIS

GODMOTHER, WHO TOOK HIM TO

CHURCH.

IT WAS THERE THAT HE LEARNED

ABOUT GOD AND DEVELOPED A

PASSION FOR THE BIBLE.

THE PASTOR, HE TALKS

ABOUT, LIKE, DIFFERENT

SCRIPTURES.

WE'RE ON GENESIS 31 NOW.

BUT HE TELLS US A LITTLE

STUFF ABOUT HIM, AND HE GOES

OVER IT EVERY SUNDAY.

Reporter: CODETTA SAYS

SHE HAS SEEN WILLIE'S FAITH

BLOSSOM OVER THE YEARS.

FAITH IS IMPORTANT TO

THIS HOUSE, AND BELIEVING IN

GOD IS IMPORTANT.

IN THIS HOUSE WE GO TO

CHURCH.

YOU KNOW GOD.

YOU KNOW JESUS.

Reporter: WHILE MOST

KIDS HIS AGE ARE BUSY

PLAYING VIDEO GAMES, WILLIE

SPENDS HIS FREE TIME

STUDYING THE WORD OF GOD.

HIS FAVORITE SCRIPTURE --

PSALMS 23: "THE LORD IS

MY SHEPHERD, I SHALL NOT

WANT."

Reporter: HE SAYS GOD

IS HIS BEST FRIEND.

I ALWAYS THINK THAT GOD

IS WITH ME EVERYWHERE I GO.

WHEN I'M IN BED, HE HAS A

CHAIR AND HE IS JUST

WATCHING.

Reporter: CBN NEWS GOT

A TASTE OF HIS LOVE FOR

MEMORIZING THE BOOKS OF THE

BIBLE.

OKAY, READY?

GO.

GENESIS, EXEDUS,

LEVITICUS, DEUTERONOMY --

Reporter: IN APRIL,

WHILE PLAYING WITH HIS DOG

IN THE FRONT YARD OF HIS

ATLANTA HOME, WILLIE CAME

FACE TO FACE WITH A KID

KIDNAPPER, PUTTING HIS

CHILD-LIKE FAITH TO THE

TEST.

SOME GUY CAME UP IN A

HONDA ACCORDING, AND THE MAN

TUMBLED ME IN THE CAR.

Reporter: WILLIE SAYS

HE WANTED TO YELL FOR HELP,

BUT THE MAN COVERED HIS

MOUTH.

TRAUMATIZED, WILLIE FEARED

FOR HIS LIFE.

CURSING, CURSING.

I WAS THINKING, HE WAS GOING

TO HURT ME BAD, REAL BAD.

Reporter: THROWN INTO

THE BACK OF A LOCKED CAR,

WILLIE'S FEAR SOON GAVE WAY

TO FAITH, IN THE FORM OF A

GOSPEL SONG HE LEARNED AT

CHURCH.

HE BEGAN SINGING IT IN THE

BACK SEAT.

* GOD IS MY DELIVERER, YES

YES, HE IS, YES, HE IS *

* EVERY PRAYER, EVERY BREATH

IS TO OUR GOD *

Reporter: THE POPULAR

SONG, "EVERY PRAISE" BY

HEZEKIAH WALKER, IS ONE OF

WILLIE'S FAVORITES.

I KNEW IT IN MY HEART.

I CAN SING THE WHOLE THING

IN MY HEART.

PRAISE THE LORD, HE HAS

HELPED YOU IN MYSTERIOUS

WAYS.

Reporter: DESPITE

REPEATED THREATS, WILLIE

SANG NON STOP WHILE THE MAN

DROVE AROUND FOR THREE

HOURS.

I WAS JUST SINGING

PASSION AND PRIDE, SO I

DIDN'T CARE WHAT WAS

HAPPENING.

Reporter: AGITATED BY

THE CONSTANT SINGING, THE

MAN EVENTUALLY LET WILLIE

OUT OF THE CAR.

HE WAS SHAKEN, BUT

UNHARMED.

I GUESS HE WAS MAD, SO HE

DROPPED ME OFF.

Reporter: WILLIE RAN TO

A NEARBY HOME AND CALLED HIS

GODMOTHER.

THE POLICE HAVE NO LEADS IN

THE CASE, BUT RELEASED THIS

SKETCH OF THE MAN WHO

KIDNAPPED WILLIE.

WHILE SHE REJOICES OVER

WILLIE'S RETURN, HIS MOTHER

CONTINUES TO PRAY FOR THE

CAPTURE OF THE KIDNAPPER.

HE NEEDS TO BE CALL.

Reporter: WILLIE'S

STORY MADE HEADLINES AROUND

THE WORLD, LEADING TO TALK

SHOW APPEARANCES LIKE

ARSENIO HALL.

BUT HE SAYS HE IS JUST AN

ORDINARY KID WHO SERVES AN

EXTRAORDINARY GOD.

IT REALLY DOESN'T MATTER

TO ME.

AS LONG AS I STILL HAVE

JESUS AND HE IS STILL

WORKING AND DOING HIS

MAGIC -- WELL, IT IS NOT

MAGIC, IT'S POWER.

Reporter: CHARLENE

AARON, VINCE GILL'S CB, CBN

NEWS, ATLANTA.

Pat: WHAT A SWEET

LITTLE BOY.

GOD IS MY DELIVERER.

FAITH WORKS.

FAITH WORK.

GOD WILL BE THERE FOR YOU.

TERRY?

Terry: AMAZING STORY.

COMING UP, WE'VE GOT YOUR

E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

YASSON SAYS, "WHERE IN THE

BIBLE DOES IT TALK ABOUT THE

TRINITY?"

STAY TUNED FOR THE ANSWER

WHEN WE "BRING IT ON."

FIRST WE'RE GOING TO TAKE A

RIDE WITH PAT AND HIS HORSE,

UFANO, SO STAY TUNED.

COMING UP LATER...

WE'RE GOING TO TAKE YOU

BACK TO 1944, A BOARD A

SHIP, ACROSS THE ENGLISH

CHANNEL, AND THEN ON TO THE

BEACHES OF NORMANDY.

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS

TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

Terry: YOU HAVE A HOBBY

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT TODAY,

THAT KEEPS YOU ACTIVE AND

YOUNG.

Pat: I REALLY HAVE

ENJOYED HORSES, EVERY SINCE

I WAS, LIKE, 12 OR 13 YEARS

OLD, I'VE BEEN RIDING.

SO WE'RE TALKING ABOUT 70

SOME YEARS.

AND I JUST ENJOY IT.

I DO SOMETHING NOW CALLED

TRESAGE, AND IT IS A FRENCH

WORD THAT MEANS TRAINING.

AND IT IS KIND OF FUN.

SO WE HAD A CAMERA OUT TO

WATCH A LITTLE TRESAGE.

I WAS DOING SOME MOVES, KIND

OF LIKE WHAT THEY DO IN THE

OLYMPICS.

IT IS THE SAME KIND OF

STUFF.

Terry: PEOPLE ACTUALLY

COMPETE IN TRESAGE

WORLDWIDE?

Pat: ABSOLUTELY.

FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, GRAND

PRIX, AND THEN THEY GO TO

THE OLYMPICS.

AND THERE ARE COMPETITIONS

ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND ALL

OVER THE WORLD.

IT IS A BIG SPORT.

LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT UFANO,

WHICH MEANS "I BOAST" IN

PORTUGUESE.

HE IS FROM PORTUGAL.

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Terry: BACK TO THE

BARN, RIGHT?

Pat: HE IS BEAUTIFUL.

Terry: HE IS

BEAUTIFUL.

HOW OFTEN DO YOU HAVE TO

WORK HIM TO KEEP HIM

UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU WANT

HIM TO DO?

Pat: EVERY DAY.

BUT HE REMEMBERS.

IF HE LEARNS SOMETHING THREE

OR FOUR YEARS AGO, HE

REMEMBERS.

Terry: HE IS 17 AND A

HALF HANDS TALL?

Pat: ALMOST 18 HANDS.

Terry: WHAT IS AVERAGE

SIZE FOR A HORSE?

Pat: 16 HANDS.

SOME OF THE RACE HORSES ARE

15.3, 15.4.

SO HE IS VERY BIG.

I HAVE TO HAVE A STEPLADDER

TO GET UP ON HIM.

HE IS A SWEET HORSE.

Terry: I HAVE TO ASK

YOU THAT, BECAUSE SOMETIMES

WHEN AN ANIMAL IS HIGHLY

TRAINED, THEY DON'T HAVE

WARM PERSONALITIES, BUT YOU

HAVE A WARM FRIENDSHIP WITH

HIM?

Pat: ABSOLUTELY.

I THINK AND HE THINKS.

THE SLIGHTEST LITTLE

MOVEMENT, AND HE RESPONDS.

THEY CAN PICK IT UP.

YOU CAN COMMUNICATE IN

PICTURES.

IF YOU CAN THINK IN

PICTURES.

Terry: THERE YOU GO,

FOLKS, IF YOU'RE WANTING TO

STAY YOUNG AND HEALTHY --

Pat: 84.

ESTABLISHMENT AND

Terry: AND HE IS RIDING

A 17 AND A HALF HAND HORSE.

WE'VE GOT SOME E-MAIL

QUESTIONS THAT HAVE COME IN

FROM OUR VIEWERS.

YASON SAYS, "WHERE IN THE

BIBLE DOES IT TALK ABOUT THE

TRINITY?

IS THE ANSWER NOWHERE?"

Pat: ARASMUS PUT

TOGETHER WHAT WE NOW KNOW IS

THE TEXAS RESEPTUS, WHICH IS

THE KING JAMES BIBLE.

AND HE SAID IF I CAN FIND

SOMETHING ON THE TRINITY,

I'LL PUT IT IN.

IT IS THE FATHER, THE SON,

AND THE HOLY GHOST.

BUT THERE IS ONE IN THE LAST

CHAPTER OF MATTHEW.

JESUS SAID, GO INTO ALL OF

THE WORLD, TEACH ALL

NATIONS, BAPTIZING THEM IN

THE NAME OF THE FATHER AND

OF THE SON AND OF THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

THAT'S THREE.

AT THE BAPTISM OF JESUS,

THERE WAS A VOICE FROM

HEAVEN, AND THAT'S THE

FATHER.

AND THE SON WAS IN THE

WATER.

AND THE HOLY SPIRIT CAME IN

THE FORM OF A DOVE.

SO THERE YOU'VE GOT THE

TRINITY.

BUT THERE ISN'T A WHOLE LOT

OF TALK ABOUT TRINITY.

IT IS A VERY DIFFICULT

CONCEPT, BUT IT CERTAINLY IS

IN THE BIBLE.

Terry: CINDY SAYS,

"PAT, I LOVE WATCHING YOUR

SHOW, AND BELIEVE YOUR VERY

WISE IN THE WORD.

I JUST CAN'T GET PAST A SIN

I COMMITTED YEARS AGO.

I'VE BEEN MARRIED FOR 20

YEARS AND LOVE THE LORD VERY

MUCH, BUT I FELL BY LEAVING

MY FAMILY FOR ANOTHER MAN.

I CONTINUED TO HEAR THE HOLY

SPIRIT DEAL WITH ME.

AFTER A YEAR, I WENT BACK TO

MY HUSBAND AND ASKED HIM IF

WE COULD WORK IT OUT, IF HE

COULD FORGIVE ME.

HE SAID NO, TOO LATE.

I HAVE SINCE REMARRIED, BUT

I HAVE READ THAT AN

ADULTERESS WILL NOT GO TO

HEAVEN.

I JUST CAN'T SEEM TO GET

PAST THAT HURTLE OF SIN.

DOES GOD FORGIVE AN

ADULTERESS WHO HAS

REMARRIED?"

Pat: LISTEN, YOU LOOK

AT RAYHAB WAY BACK IN THE

EARLY DAYS.

SHE RESCUED THE ISRAELITES.

AND SHE WAS NOT ONLY AN

ADULTERESS, SHE WAS A

PROSTITUTE.

SO GOD FORGIVES.

HE FORGIVES YOU.

YOU TRIED TO REJOIN YOUR

MARRIAGE, AND YOUR HUSBAND

SAID NO.

AT THAT POINT, THE MARRIAGE

HAS BEEN SEVERED.

LIVE THE LIFE YOU'VE GOT AND

PRAISE GOD AND RECEIVE HIS

FORGIVENESS.

Terry: THIS IS LOREN

WHO SAYS, "HELLO, PAT, I'VE

BEEN WATCHING "THE 700 CLUB"

FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS NOW,

AND I REMEMBER YOUR

ANSWERING A QUESTION ABOUT

THE SPIRITUAL GIFT OF

HEALING.

I HAVE BEEN PRAYING FOR A

COUPLE OF MONTHS NOW THAT

GOD WOULD ANOINT ME WITH A

HEALING, SPECIFICALLY SO I

WOULD BE ABLE TO LAY HANDS

ON MY MOTHER AND SHE WOULD

BE HEALED.

YOU SAID THROUGH THE HOLY

SPIRIT, EACH OF US HAS

ACCESS TO ALL SPIRITUAL

GIFTS.

BUT HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU

RECEIVED THE GIFT, SUCH AS

THE SPIRITUAL GIFT OF

HEALING OR WISDOM.

I'M AFRAID TO STEP OUT IN

FAITH BECAUSE I'M AFRAID OF

GOING AGAINST GOD'S WILL.

WHAT IF IT IS NOT GOD'S WILL

FOR MY MOTHER TO BE

HEALED?"

Pat: YOU ASKED A WHOLE

BUNCH OF QUESTIONS, SOME

WITH MISUNDERSTANDING.

IT IS LIKE A POST MAN WHO

HAS A PACK ON HIS BACK AND

IT IS FULL OF GIFTS, AND HE

DISTRIBUTES THESE AS HE GOES

DOWN HIS ROUTE.

GOD DOES NOT GIVE US A GIFT

TO HEAL.

IF HE GAVE US A GIFT TO

HEAL, WE WOULD GO INTO A

HOSPITAL AND HEAL EVERYBODY

IN IT.

THAT'S NOT THE WAY IT

WORKS.

THE SAME THING WITH THE WORD

OF KNOWLEDGE.

IT IS A WORD OF KNOWLEDGE.

IT ISN'T A GIFT OF KNOWLEDGE

OR A GIFT OF WISDOM.

IT IS A TIME WHEN THE HOLY

SPIRIT SPEAKS TO YOU AND

MOVES IN YOUR LIFE.

AND ANY CHRISTIAN WHO LOVES

THE LORD AND GOES WITH THE

SPIRIT CAN RECEIVE THE POWER

OF GOD.

THE BIBLE TELLS US, THE

ERNEST THE DESIRE, THE

BETTER THE GIFTS.

SO DESIRE THEM.

AND DON'T BE AFRAID.

YOU STEP OUT IN FAITH.

YOU THINK GOD IS GOING TO

GET MAD AT YOU BECAUSE

YOU'RE PRAYING FOR YOUR

MOTHER?

NO WAY.

THERE MAY BE SOME REASON WHY

SHE DOESN'T GET HEALED, BUT

NO WAY WILL THE LORD REBUKE

YOU FOR EXERCISING FAITH.

Terry: THIS IS SUSAN

WHO SAYS, CTRL+, "I SPOKE

TO A CHURCH MEMBER WHO HAS

VOLUNTEERED FOR 12 YEARS BY

PICKING UP CHURCH FOR THE

FOOD BANK.

RECENTLY SHE AND HER HUSBAND

WERE TOLD THEY WERE NO

LONGER NEEDED AND OTHERS

REPLACED THEM.

TO MY UNDERSTANDING, THEY

WERE ASKED NOT TO

PARTICIPATE IN THE COURT

BECAUSE THEY WERE NOT

TITHING TO THE CHURCH.

THEY HAVE WORKED TIRELESSLY

HELPING THE CHURCH, WHILE

STILL WORKING REGULAR JOBS

THAT HIT DURING SERVICES.

PAT, THIS DOESN'T SEEM RIGHT

TO ME.

IS THIS BIBLICAL?

WHERE DOES IT SAY IN THE

BIBLE THAT SOMEONE SHOULD BE

OUSTED FROM THE CHURCH FOR

NO TITHING OR ATTENDING

REGULARLY?"

Pat: YOU'RE DEALING

WITH SOMEONE WHO IS

NARROW-MINDED AND

HARD-NOSED, AND THAT IS NOT

GOD'S WAY AT ALL.

I'M SORRY.

THAT'S JUST THE WAY IT IS.

THAT CHURCH SHOULD HAVE BEEN

ACCEPTING OF THOSE PEOPLE

AND REJOICED IN THEM AND

BLESSED THEM IN THE

FELLOWSHIP.

MY GOODNESS GRACIOUS.

I MEAN, WE DON'T KEEP

SCORE.

GOD KEEPS SCORE.

Terry: MOST CHURCHES

ARE BEGGING FOR PEOPLE WHO

WOULD COME ALONGSIDE OF THEM

AND HELP THEM WITH THAT KIND

OF WORK.

Pat: SO YOU DON'T

ATTEND EVERY WEEK, SO MAYBE

YOU'RE SICK.

THIS IS NONSENSE.

Terry: THIS IS BETTY

HAD SAYS, "WHY DOESN'T GOD'S

LAW TRUMP MAN'S LAW?"

Pat: BETTY, THAT'S TOO

SHORT TO BE ANSWERED RIGHT

NOW.

I DON'T QUITE KNOW WHAT YOUR

SAYING.

GOD'S LAW SHOULD TRUMP.

TODAY IN OUR CONSTITUTIONAL

INTERPRETATION BY A WHOLE

LOT OF JUDGES OVER A COUPLE

HUNDRED YEARS, THEY PUT THE

CONSTITUTION AHEAD OF

EVERYTHING, AND THEN THEIR

INTERPRETATION OF THE

CONSTITUTION AHEAD OF

EVERYTHING IN ADDITION, AND

THE BIBLE TAKES SECOND

PLACE, AND THAT IS A BIG

MISTAKE.

IT USED TO BE THAT OUR LAWS

WERE FRAMED BASED ON THE

WORD OF GOD.

AND OUR JUDGES GOVERNED

BASED ON THE WORD OF GOD,

AND WE SWORE OATHS ON THE

WORD OF GOD, AND WE PUT OUR

HAND ON THE BIBLE AND WE

SAID "SO HELP ME GOD," AND

THAT WAS PART OF OUR

CULTURE.

NO LONGER.

WE'VE ALLOWED THE ATHEISTS

TO DOMINATE IN CERTAIN

AREAS.

SO YOUR POINTING TO

SOMETHING THAT BREAKS OUR

HEART.

AND I'M SURE IT'S A GRIEF TO

THE LORD.

BUT IT ISN'T SUPPOSED TO BE

THAT WAY.

Terry: ADHERING TO THAT

WAS WHAT MADE OUR NATION

GREAT.

Pat: GREAT.

BECAUSE WE WERE A

BIBLICALLY-BASED SOCIETY,

AND OUR FREEDOMS WERE BASED

ON THAT WONDERFUL WORD OF

GOD.

Terry: THAT'S ALL OF

THE TIME WE HAVE FOR TODAY,

BUT WE THANK YOU FOR THOSE

QUESTIONS.

STILL AHEAD, A LOOK BACK AT

THE WATERSHED EVENT OF WORLD

WAR II.

IF YOU WERE TO LOOK UP IN

THE SKIES ON D-DAY, YOU

WOULD HAVE SEEN AIRPLANES

FLYING WING TIP TO WING

TIP.

5,000 SHIPS, 11,000

AIRCRAFT, 150,000 TROOPS

JUST ON D-DAY.

Terry: THE DAY THAT WAS

THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF

NAZI DOMINATION.

THAT'S COMING UP.

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AND WELCOME BACK TO "THE

700 CLUB."

BOKO HARAM MILITANTS HAVE

KILLED MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE

IN NORTHERN EASTERN

NIGERIA.

COMMUNITY LEADERS SAY THEY

KNEW AN ATTACK WAS COMING

AND PLEADED WITH THE

MILITARY TO SEND SOLDIERS,

BUT NO ONE CAME TO DEFEND

THEM.

THE RADICAL ISLAMIC BOKO

HARAM HAS BEEN SEIZING LARGE

SWATHS OF TERRITORY IN THE

NORTHEAST.

THE TERRORIST GROUP IS

AFFILIATED WITH AL-QAEDA,

AND IT WANTS TO CREATE AN

ISLAMIC STATE IN NIGERIA.

WELL, TOMORROW AMERICANS IN

THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

WILL COMMEMORATE THE 70th

ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY.

THIS WILL BE THE LAST MAJOR

EVENT FOR MANY D-DAY

SURVIVORS.

THE WORLD WAR II GENERATION

IS STEADILY PASSING FROM THE

SCENE.

WELL, YESTERDAY THE LAST OF

THE ORIGINAL NAVAJO CODE

TALKERS DIED.

CHESTER NECESSAR NESS WAS

93 YEARS OLD.

HE WAS ONLY IN 10 IS THIS

10th GRADE WHEN HE

ENLISTED.

BUT HE AND OTHERS CREATED A

CODE THAT THE JAPANESE

MILITARY COULD NOT CRACK.

HE SAID IT WAS, QUOTE,"ONE

OF THE GREATEST PARTS OF

HISTORY."

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

GOING TO OUR WEBSITE AT

CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: FOR MORE LAUGHS,

BE SURE TO WATCH "THE

AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE."

JEFF FOXWORTHY AND KIRK

FRANKLIN HAVE A LOT OF FUN

ON THIS.

TAKE A LOOK.

KIRK, I KNOW YOU HAVE A

LOT OF BIBLE KNOWLEDGE.

I HAVE A QUESTION FOR YOU

BASED ON THAT.

YES, SIR?

WHO WAS THE LEAST HAPPY

TO SEE THE PRODIGAL SON

RETURN HOME?

THE BROTHER.

NOPE.

THE FATTED CALF.

I GET IT.

I GOTCHA ON THAT ONE.

Terry: YOU CAN'T ARGUE

WITH THAT.

BUT YOU CAN JOIN THE FUN

TONIGHT ON "AMERICAN BIBLE

CHALLENGE."

AND TUNE INTO THE GAME SHOW

NETWORK AT 8:00, 7:00

CENTRAL.

Pat: FOX IS DOING A

TERRIFIC JOB.

THIS THING IS GROWING AND

GROWING AND GROWING.

CONGRATULATIONS, I THINK IT

IS MARVELOUS.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, I WAS

YOUNG WHEN IT HAPPENED, BUT

TOMORROW, JUNE 6th, MARKS

THE 70th ANNIVERSARY OF

THE ALLIED INVASION OF

WESTERN EUROPE.

WE CALL IT D-DAY.

THE CODE NAME WAS "OPERATION

OVER LORD."

IT WAS THE LARGEST SEA

CAMPAIGN EVER UNDERTAKEN

BEFORE THAT TIME OR SINCE.

OUR REPORTER, DAVID

KITHGUARD, TRAVELLED TO THE

MEMORIAL IN BEDFORD,

VIRGINIA.

WHERE THERE WAS MORE SLAIN

FROM THERE THAN ANY PLACE

ELSE IN THE COUNTRY.

HE IS GOING TO BRING US THIS

STORY OF BRAVE TROOPS WHO

FOUGHT AN END TO NAZI

DOMINATION.

Reporter: 70 YEARS AGO,

ON JUNE 5th, 1944, ALLIED

FORCES SET OUT TO INVADE

NAZI OCCUPIED FRANCE ON THE

BEACHES OF NORMANDY.

BUT BAD WEATHER AND HIGH

CEASE WOULD DELAY THE

INVASION FOR ANOTHER DAY.

CHARLES BUSTER CHAFE

REMEMBERS WHEN THE ORDER

CAME.

IT WAS AT A TIME WHEN WE

WERE MOVING THE SECOND

TIME.

WE HAD A PRETTY GOOD IDEA

WHERE WE WERE GOING.

Reporter: ACROSS THE

ENGLISH CHANNEL LAY HITLER'S

HEAVILY FORTIFIED ATLANTIC

WALL.

ERWIN ROMEL HAD BUILT

DEFENCES TO CRUSH AN ALLIED

INVASION ON THE BEACHES.

ON NORMANDY ALONE, SIX

MILLION MINES, HEDGEHOGS,

AND ROMEL'S SO-CALLED

ASPARAGUS CARPETED THE

BEACH.

WHICH IS ONE REASON THAT

THE TROOPS HAD TO LAND AT

LOW TIDE.

THE PROBLEM WITH THAT IS YOU

HAVE TWICE AS MUCH BEACH TO

CROSS.

Reporter: THIS

HISTORICAL EXPERT IS

PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL

D-DAY MEMORIAL IN BEDFORD,

VIRGINIA.

THESE GERMAN BUNKERS WITH

GERMAN MACHINE GUNS AND

WEAPONS THAT COULD REACH FAR

OUT THROUGHOUT THE BEACHES.

THEY OVERLAPPED EVERY

BEACH.

THE GUNS COULD REACH

10 MILES OUT.

Reporter: A AS THE

COMMANDERS RE COMMANDERS

READIED THEIR TROOPS FOR THE

INVASION, PRAYER WAS A FINAL

PART OF THE MISSION.

THE CHAPLAINS WHO CAME

AND TALKED TO THEM AND WHO

WERE WITH THEM IN THE HOURS

LEADING UP TO THE INVASION,

MANY OF THEM WERE CERTAINLY

THINKING OF THEIR FAITH AND

WERE CERTAINLY SAYING THEIR

PRAYERS TO GOD THAT THEY

WOULD MAKE IT THROUGH THIS.

Reporter: THE 6th OF

JUNE, D-DAY, THE ALLIED

INVASION BEGINS.

IF YOU WERE TO LOOK UP IN

THE SKIES ON D-DAY, YOU

WOULD HAVE SEEN AIRPLANES

FLYING WING TIP TO WING

TIP.

5,000 SHIPS, 11,000

AIRCRAFT, 150,000 TROOPS

JUST ON D-DAY.

Reporter: 10 MILES OFF

THE COAST OF NORMANDY, 30

SOLDIERS FROM THE SECOND

RANGER BATTALION BOARDED THE

CRAFT.

THEY WERE HEADED FOR OMAHA

BEACH.

THEY WERE ANXIOUS TO GET

TO THE BEACH.

WE HIT THE BEACH ABOUT FIVE

MINUTES AFTER "H" HOUR.

SOME OF THEM IN WATER

WAIST DEEP OR HIGHER,

CARRYING 100 POUNDS OF

EQUIPMENT, STRUGGLING TO GET

ASHORE.

THEY CALLED IT BLOODY

OMAHA.

THE TERRAIN WAS A NATURAL

DEFENSE FOR THE GERMANS ON

THE CLIFFS.

THEY HAD A DIRECT LINE OF

FIRE, AS THE TROOPS WERE

COMING IN IN THEIR LANDING

CRAFTS.

Reporter: BUT THE

SOLDIERS KEPT GOING.

THEY HAD THEIR ORDERS AS

TO WHAT THEY WERE GOING TO

DO.

THEY HAD TO CLIMB THE CLIFFS

AT POINT TO AD HOCK, AND GET

TO THE GERMANS THAT WAY.

AND THOSE LARGE GUNS HAD

TO BE FOUND AND DESTROYED

FOR THE INVASION TO

SUCCEED.

SO THEY HAD TO CLIMB THOSE

CLIFFS, USING ROPES AND

DISABLE THOSE WEAPONS.

Reporter: THE INVASION

STRETCHED ACROSS 50 MILES OF

THE FRENCH COASTLINE.

THE SEAMEN AND CREW CARRIED

THREE ROUNDS OF ARMY

SOLDIERS FROM SHIP TO

SHORE.

EACH TRIP TOOK AROUND SIX

HOURS.

A FULL LOAD COULD MAKE

ABOUT THREE KNOTS.

Reporter: SO YOU WERE A

SLOW-MOVING TARGET?

VERY SLOW-MOVING.

WE BASICALLY IGNORED THE

DIFFICULTIES.

AND WE HAD A JOB TO DO AND

WE WORKED ON IT.

IT WAS ONE OF THOSE THINGS

THAT YOU JUST STAYED WITH

IT.

Reporter: ON THE THIRD

AND FINAL TRIP TO OMAHA,

CHAFE'S LANDING CRAFT HIT A

HEDGEHOG, AND THE BOAT SANK

BUT WAS IN SHALLOW WATER.

ALL FOUR CREWMEN MADE IT TO

SAFETY.

I WAS EXTREMELY LUCKY.

Reporter: AFTER WORDS,

THE BEACHES CALLED JUNO,

SWORD, GOLD, AND OMAHA,

NAMES THAT ARE FAMILIAR TO

US NOW, WERE AWASH IN METAL

AND BLOOD.

VICTORY CAME AT A HIGH

PRICE.

4,413 ALLIED TROOPS WERE

LOST.

THE NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL

HERE IN BEDFORD, VIRGINIA,

WAS ERECTED WITH PRIVATE

FUNDS IN HONOR OF THE

FALLEN.

THESE ARE SYMBOLIC OF THE

GUN FAIR THE ALLIES FACED AS

THEY STORMED THE BEACHES OF

NORMANDY.

A TREMENDOUS SENSE OF

LOSS OF WHAT HAPPENED THAT

DAY.

BUT WHAT WE HAVE TO LOOK AT

IS WHAT WAS GAINED.

AND WHAT WAS GAINED THAT DAY

WERE THE BEACHES, AND THEN A

VILLAGE, AND THEN A COUNTRY,

AND THEN ALL OF WESTERN

EUROPE.

AND D-DAY WAS THE WATERSHED

EVENT OF WORLD WAR II.

AND IT WAS THE TURNING

POINT.

IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF THE

END OF HITLER'S DREAMS OF

NAZI DOMINATION.

Reporter: BUT WHAT IF

D-DAY HAD FAILED?

CERTAINLY HITLER'S FINAL

SOLUTION WOULD HAVE BEEN

COMPLETE.

HITLER WOULD HAVE DEVELOPED

MORE TECHNOLOGY, HIS V-1

ROCKETS, HIS NEW JET

AIRCRAFT HE WAS DEVELOPING,

AND EVEN THE ATOMIC

WEAPONS.

ANY WAY YOU LOOK AT IT, THE

CONSEQUENCES WOULD HAVE BEEN

DIRE.

THAT'S WHY IT IS SO CRITICAL

WE PAY TRIBUTE AND

HISTORICALLY REMEMBER ON

THESE OCCASIONS WHY WE'RE

HERE TODAY.

Reporter: SEAMAN CHAFE,

NOWç 89, WANTS THE WORLD TO

REMEMBER THAT D-DAY MARKS

THE START OFç WHERE FREEDOM

WAS RECLAIMED FOR

GENERATIONS YET TO COME.

THAT WAS A DAY OF DAYS.

IT WAS A BUSY DAY.

Reporter: TOMORROW

MARKS THE 70th ANNIVERSARY

OF D-DAY.

THE NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL

STANDS AS A REMINDER OF THE

SACRIFICES GIVEN BY A FEW

FOR SO MANY.

VETERANS LIKE BUSTER

CHAFE, WHO ARE SO HUMBLE

ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCES,

THEY WERE SIMPLY DOING THEIR

JOB.

I GUESS IN SOME WAYS,

WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE WHOLE

THING UP THERE, IT SORT OF

SCARES ME TO SEE WHAT I'VE

BEEN THROUGH.

BUT THE GOD LORD WAS WITH ME

AND STILL IS.

Pat: RONALD REAGAN WAS

THERE TO COMMEMORATE THE

D-DAY LANDING DURING HIS

PRESIDENCY, AND HE HAD A

SPEECH.

ONE LINE SAYS, "THESE ARE

THE BOYS WHO HIT THE

BEACHES, THE MEN WHO TOOK

THE HILLS."

AND THEY GREW UP AT THAT

POINT IN TIME.

BUT THESE YOUNG MEN WERE

WILLING TO SACRIFICE THEIR

LIVES TO OBEY THE ORDERS, TO

MOVE IN AND TO RECLAIM A

CONTINENT.

THE UNITED STATES DID

WONDERFUL THINGS.

THIS IS A GREAT NATION.

AND WE'RE PROUD TO BE

CITIZENS OF THIS GREAT

NATION.

LET US NOT ALLOW POLITICIANS

AND SELF-SEEKING PEOPLE TO

TEAR THIS NATION APART.

WE HAVE A GREAT HERITAGE,

AND WE HAVE A HERITAGE OF

FREEDOM.

WORDS FAIL ME TO EXPRESS

WHAT I FEEL ABOUT THE

SACRIFICE OF THOSE MEN ON

D-DAY.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, COMING UP,

A COLLEGE GRADUATE WONDERS

WHAT'S NEXT?

I WAS A CERTIFIED TEACHER

AND A COACH, AND AT THAT

TIME IT WAS HARD TO GET A

JOB.

I WAS MAKING $7 AN HOUR AT A

YMCA, WITH A MASTER'S

DEGREE, SWEEPING GYM

FLOORS.

Terry: HEAR HOW A

RADICAL CHALLENGE CHANGED

THIS GRAD'S FUTURE, WHEN WE

COME BACK.

Pat: GOD'S PLAN FOR YOU

MAY ACHE WISTS AN TAKE

WISTS ANTWISTS AND TURNS.

RYAN ROGERS ALWAYS DREAMED

OF PLAYING FOOTBALL, UNTIL

AN INJURY TOOK HIM OUT OF

THE GAME.

AND THEN HE SAYS GOD GAVE

HIM AN IDEA THAT LED TO A

WHOLE NEW CAREER.

WATCH THIS.

Reporter: RYAN ROGERS

IS PASSIONATE ABOUT HELPING

ATHLETES WITH THEIR FOOTBALL

SKILLS.

THE FIRST TIME I TRAIN A

KID, I TELL HIM, WHAT ARE

YOU DOING OUT HERE?

AND THEY USUALLY SAY, I'M

HERE TO GET BETTER.

AND I TELL THEM, YOU'RE NOT

OUT HERE TO GET BETTER.

YOU'RE HERE TO BE THE BEST.

Reporter: RYAN GREW UP

IN TEXAS, AND BROKE MANY

RECORDS IN TEXAS.

BUT HIS SHOULDER INJURY

SIDELINED HIM.

HE BECAME A BACKUP

QUARTERBACK FOR R.G. , AND

THEY ARE STILL FRIENDS

TODAY.

I WAS A CERTIFIED TEACHER

AND A COACH.

AND IT WAS HARD TO GET A

JOB.

AT THAT POINT I WAS MAKING

$7 AN HOUR AT A YMCA WITH A

MASTER'S DEGREE, SWEEPING

THE GYM FLOORS.

Reporter: RYAN MARRIED

BRITTANY, AND SHE WAS DOING

WELL IN HER JOB AS AN R.N.

BUT HE FELT HE WASN'T DOING

A GOOD JOB.

THAT'S WHEN HE REMEMBERED

THE CONVERSATION HE HAD WITH

HI MOM.

HIS MOM.

SHE SAID, RYAN, HAD YOU

EVER THOUGHT ABOUT DOING

COACHING.

PARENTS WOULD PROBABLY PAY

YOU TO TRAIN THEIR SONS.

Reporter: THAT'S WHEN

HE SAID HE HEARD GOD

CHALLENGE HIM TO DO

SOMETHING RADICAL, TO GIVE

AWAY AN ENTIRE WEEKEND WORTH

OF QUARTERBACK LESSONS SO HE

WOULD HAVE A CHANCE TO SHARE

THE GOSPEL WITH HIS

CLIENTS.

THAT DECISION COST HIM

$2,000.

IT WAS A RISK ON MY END.

BUT MY MINDSET WASN'T

THERE.

I WAS THINK, I'M DOING THIS

FOR GOD.

Reporter: RYAN SAID

SOME OF THE KIDS AND EVEN

THEIR PARENTS PRAYED TO

BECOME A CHRISTIAN.

IT WAS BETTER THAN ANY

TOUCHDOWN I HAD EVER

THROWN.

Reporter: AS HE

FINISHED WITH HIS LAST

CLIENT OF DAY, ONE DAY, HIS

PHONE RANG.

I HAD A MESSAGE FROM

ANOTHER DAD, SAYING THAT MY

BUSINESS WAS ABOUT TO

EXPLODE.

Reporter: THE KELLER

YOUTH ASSOCIATION, WHERE

RYAN LIVES, HAD JUST SENT

OUT A MASS E-MAIL TO 20,000

PARENTS, ADVERTISING RYAN'S

QUARTERBACK LESSONS, AND

THEY DID IT AT NO CHARGE.

I HAD BEEN TRYING TO GET

THEM TO SEND OUT AN E-MAIL

FOR A YEAR.

AND THEY WANTED A LOT OF

MONEY TO SEND AN E-MAIL.

FROM THAT POINT IN TIME, MY

BUSINESS REALLY TOOK OFF.

Reporter: HE QUIT HIS

PART-TIME JOB AND STARTED

THIS FULL-TIME.

THAT NEXT YEAR, I BELIEVE

I HAD MY FIRST SUMMER CAMP

WITH CLOSE TO 70, 80 KIDS.

I HAD NEVER DONE THAT

BEFORE.

Reporter: AND THIS YEAR

HE EVEN HELD ONE OF HIS

TRAINING CAMPS AT AT&T

DALLAS STADIUM.

HE SAYS, YOU KNOW, GIVE

AND IT WILL BE GIVEN BACK TO

YOU.

Reporter: OVER THE PAST

TWO YEARS, HE HAS SEEN HIS

INCOME MULTIPLY TO MORE THAN

10 TIMES WHAT IT ONCE WAS AT

THE YMCA.

HE BELIEVES HE HAS BEEN

BLESSED BECAUSE OF HIS

OBEDIENCE.

HE REMEMBERS THE NIGHT HE

BECAME A CBN PARTNER.

WHEN GOD SPEAKS TO ME,

IT'S NOT AN VERBAL VOICE,

BUT HE TALKS TO ME.

WHEN GOD ASKS ME TO GIVE, I

DO IT IMMEDIATELY.

I DON'T WAIT.

IF YOU WANT TO TAKE YOUR

FAITH TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL

AND SEE GOD IN A RADICAL

WAY, LIKE HE HAS IN MY LIFE,

I ENCOURAGE YOU TO GIVE.

IF YOU CAN TRUST GOD WITH

YOUR FINANCES, YOU CAN TRUST

HIM IN ANY OTHER AREA OF

YOUR LIFE.

Pat: WHAT A MARVELOUS

TESTIMONY.

FOLKS, TRUST GOD.

WE HAD IN THIS PROGRAM

PEOPLE WHO TRUSTED GOD.

TRUST HIM.

HIS WORD IS TRUE.

YOU CAN BELIEVE GOD.

AND IF YOU DO, NOTHING IS

IMPOSSIBLE.

NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE.

AND WE ALSO URGE YOU TO JOIN

OUR "700 CLUB" AND HELP OUT

AROUND THE WORLD.

YOU CAN BE A BLESSING TO

PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD.

AND WHEN YOU JOIN "THE 700

CLUB," WE'LL GIVE YOU

SOMETHING CALLED "GOD'S

LIVING BLESSING," OR "LIVING

UNDER GOD'S BLESSING."

IT IS A TREMENDOUS TEACHING

THAT I THINK YOU'LL ENJOY.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING

WITH US.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH TODAY'S

POWER MINUTE TAKEN FROM THE

BOOK OF ISAIAH 1: "IF YOU

WILL ONLY OBEY ME AND LET ME

HELP YOU, THEN YOU WILL HAVE

PLENTY."

WELL, FOR WENDY, FOR TERRY,

AND ALL OF US, THIS IS PAT

ROBERTSON.

AND TOMORROW ON THIS SHOW

YOU'LL BE GETTING TIPS TO

MAKE YOUR RETIREMENT SAVINGS

LAST FOR A LIFETIME.

SO UNTIL TOMORROW, GOD BLESS

YOU.

HAVE A GREAT DAY.

BYE-BYE.

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