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The 700 Club - June 18, 2014

Authors of ‘How to Pick Up a Stripper,’ explain the origin of this unusual ministry directive to reach the brokenhearted. Plus, Washington Redskin Kedric Golston shares his unlikely path to the NFL. Read Transcript


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HE LOST THE LOCK AND

REDISCOVERED SOMETHING

ELSE.

WE TALK WITH FORMER IDOLPC

STAR, JASON CASTRO.

PLUS, THE RED SKIN STAR WHO

ALMOST LOST HIS CAREERç

BEFORE ITç BEGAN.

I GOT IN A REAL BAD CAR

ACCIDENT MY SENIOR YEAR IN

HIGH SCHOOL.

AND THE PASTOR'S WIFE WHO

HEEDED GOD'S CALL RIGHT INTO

A STRIP CLUB.

Pat: WELCOME, FOLKS.

IT IS GREAT TO HAVE YOU WITH

US.

IT IS GOING TO BE A

TREMENDOUS PROGRAM TODAY.

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS IT.

WE START OFFç THEç NEWS

SAYING, DOES OUR PRESIDENT

WISH OUR COUNTRY ILL, OR

DOES HE WANT TO WEAKEN OUR

STANDING IN THE WORLD?

WHAT'S GOING ON WITH THE

FOREIGN POLICY OF THIS

CURRENT ADMINISTRATION?

THE CRISIS IN IRAQ NOW IS

GETTING WORSE.

WE SORT OF ABANDONED THAT

COUNTRY, AND THE ISLAMIC

REBELS HAVE ATTACKED THE

LARGEST OIL REFINERY THERE,

AND THAT COULD MEAN SHORTAGE

OFç GAAOLINE AND POWER

OUTAGES IN IRAQ.

Wendy: ONE EXPERT WARNS

THAT THE ISLAMIC TERRORISTS

WON'T STOP THERE.

THEY'RE PLANNING ON TAKING

OVER THE WORLD.

CHRIS MECCHRIS MITCHELL HAS

THAT STORY.

Reporter: IT LEFT

THOUSANDS OF LIVES IN THE

WAKE.

THIS IS ONE OF THE MANY

REFUGEE CAMPS SET UP IN THE

REGION.

THIS ONE IS JUST A FEW DAYS

OLD.

LITERALLY WITHIN THE REGION,

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF

PEOPLE HAVE BEEN "SPLACED.

DRIVE FROM THE ISIS FORCES,

AND MOST OF THE PEOPLE HERE

ARE FROM THE CITY OF

NINEVEH, AND MANY OF THE MEN

AND WOMEN, BOYS AND GIRLS,

HAVE SEEN THE WORST OF THE

FIGHTING.

I SAW PEOPLE WITHOUT

HEADS IN THE STREET, AND

PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN KILLED

IN THE STREETS.

I SAW THIS WITH MY OWN

EYES.

WHEN THEY GOT INTO NINEVEH,ç

THEYç ENTERED THE HOUSES AND

KILLED OUGHT FAMILIES.

THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT THE

AGES OR THE HUMANITY.

THEY ONLY CARE ABOUT

THEMSELVES.

Reporter: THAT CARNAGE

DROVE THESE PEOPLE AWAY.

MANY REFUSED TO BE

INTERVIEWED BY US ON CAMERA

BECAUSE, BELIEVE IT OR NOT,

MANY EXPECT REVENGE.

AND OTHERS, SOME TEENAGED

GIRLS, TOLD US ISIS WOULD

KILL THEM IF THEY RETURNED.

NOW THEY HAVE TO ADJUSTç TO

ANOTHE$

IN THE REGION, THEY SAID

THERE WERE 100,000 IN THE

GROUP, AND 500,000 ACROSS

THE COUNTRY.

SO WE'RE AN INTERNATIONAL

ORGANIZATION AND WE'RE HERE

TO SUPPORT EVERYONE IN THIS

CRISIS.

Reporter: CAMP LIFE

REDUCES LIFE TO BASICS.

PEOPLE NEED WATER.ç

THGy CLAMOR FOR ICE.

KIDS COOL OFF IN THE 100°

HEAT.

PEOPLE FIGHT BOREDOM.

YET THEY DID SURVIVE THE

BUTCHERY OF ISIS.

THIS MAN INTERVIEWED

CAPTURED ISIS SOLDIERS, AND

HE FOUND OUT THEY HAVE A

LARGER AGENDA THAN IRAQ.

WE KNOWç THATç ISIS IS NOT

DREAMING JUST TO RULE OVER

IRAQ.

THEY ARE DREAMING TO GO TO

EUROPE AND RULE OVER ALL OF

THE EUROPE CONTINENT.

ISIS IS DREAMING TO RULE

OVER THE WHOLE WORLD.

Reporter: THE AGENDA OF

THE ISIS AND THIS REFUGEE

CAMP ARE JUST TWO SIGNS THAT

IRAQ AND THE MIDDLE EAST MAY

NEVER BE THE SAME, AND LIKE

HUMPTY-DUMPTY, MAY NEVER BE

PUT TOGETHER AGAIN.

CHRISç MITCHELL, CBNç NEWS, ON

THE BORDER BETWEEN ISIS AND

KURDISH, IRAQ.

Pat: THANKS, CHRIS.

FOLKS, WE SPENT A COUPLE

TRILLION DOLLARS, WASTED OUR

TREASURE, AND THE LIVES OF

MANY OF OUR BRAVE YOUNG MEN

AND WOMEN.

MANY ARE AT HOME, AND

THEY'VE LOST LEGS ANDçç

LIMBS.

YOU'VE SEEN PICTURES OF

THEM.

IT BREAKS YOUR HEART TO

THINK WE SACRIFICED THAT

MUCH, AND THEN WE HAVE A

PRESIDENT WHO LITERALLY GAVE

IT ALL AWAY.

THIS ISIS SO FAR HAS ABOUT

5,000 TROOPS.

MAX, 5,000.

THE IRAQI ARMY HAS ABOUT

900,000 TROOPS.

THERE WERE A COUPLE HUNDRED

THOUSAND UP AGAINST ISIS.çç

THEY THREW DOWN THEIR

WEAPONS AND RAN.

WHAT IS IT?

WE PUT IN A PRESIDENT,

MALIKI, WHO APPARENTLY

DOESN'T NO WHAT HE IS DOING,

AND HE HAD A SURGE OF SUNNI

OFFICERS IN THE CORE.

AND RIGHT NOW YOU HAVE

SHIAS, AND THE SHIASç ARE

TOO

MUCH

IN FAVOR OF THE

PROPERTY GOVERNMENT.

IT IS A MESS.

SO YOU'VE GOT THIS RELIGIOUS

WAR GOING ON, A CIVIL WAR,

AND IT TENDS TO SPREAD.

THE THING ABOUT ISIS IS THEY

WERE SO BRUTAL THAT

al-QAEDA DIDN'T WANT

ANYTHING TO DO WITH THEM.

THEY ARE SO HEINOUSLY

BRUTAL.

AND YET WE WON'T EVEN USE

AIR POWER.

THE PRESIDENT SAYS, WE CAN'T

USE ANY AIR POWER.

WE DON'Tç KNOW WHOç WE'RE

GOING TO HIT.

ISN'T THAT GREAT?

SO HE IS GOING TO SEND A

SPECIAL HUNDRE HUNDRED

SPECIAL FORCES TROOPS IN.

AND NOW THE PRESIDENT IS

FACING QUESTIONS ABOUT

BENGHAZI IN 2012.

JOHN JESSUP HAS MORE FROM

WASHINGTON.

HERE IS JOHN.ç

?. Reporter: PAT, THE

GOVERNMENT SAYS IT HAS

FINALLY CAPTURED THE MAN

BEHIND THE DEADLY ATTACK ON

THE U.S. MISSION IN

BENGHAZI, LIBYA, THAT LEFT

FOUR AMERICANS DEAD.

BUT MANY CRITICS ARE NOW

ASKING WHY DID IT TAKE SO

LONG?

DALE HURD HAS THE STORY.

Reporter: AHMED ABU

KHATTALAH HAD BEEN WANTED BY

THE U.S. FOR 21 MONTHS

BEFORE U.S. SPECIAL FORCES; @&C @&Cú

FINALLYç CAPTURED HIM.

President Obama: NO

MATTER HOW LONG IT TAKES, WE

WILL FIND THOSE RESPONSIBLE

AND WE WILL BRING THEM TO

JUSTICE.

Reporter: IT TOOK A

LONG TIME TO FIND A SUSPECT

WHO WAS DESCRIBED BY CNN AS

HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT.

THE TALIBAN HAD DONE AT

LEAST FIVE INTERVIEWS WITH

CNN AND OTHER AGENCIES

BEFORE AMERICAN LEADERS

DECIDED TOç FINALLY MOVEç IN

AND NAB HIM.

IF CNN REPORTERS COULD

HAVE AN INTERVIEW WITH HIM,

OPENLY IN A CAFE, WHY

COULDN'T WE GET TO HIM

SOONER.

Reporter: ONE EXCUSE

FROM JOHN KIRBY IS THAT THE

TERRORISTS GO TO GREAT

LENGTHS TO EVADE CAPTURE.

BUT IT WASN'T COMPLICATED AT

ALL FOR REPORTERS TO GET TOçç

AHMED ABU KHATTALAH.

BUT THERE WAS THIS VIDEO OF

CAPTURE OF ANOTHER ACCUSED

TERRORIST IN TRIPOLI LAST

OKLAHOMA.

REPUBLICAN LEADERS ARE

CONCERNED WITH HOW LONG IT

TOOK THE ADMINISTRATION TO

CAPTURE AHMED ABU KHATTALAH,

BUT WHAT THEY'LL DO WITH HIM

NEXT.

HE NEEDS TO BE

INTERROGATED INTENSELY, AND

I HOPEçç THAT WILL OCCUR.

THERE HAS BEEN A TENDENCY BY

THIS ADMINISTRATION TO TREAT

THEM LIKE A THIEF.

Reporter: THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION HAS ALSO

NAMED ABOUT A DOZEN OTHER

SUSPECTS.

JUDGING BY HOW LONG IT TOOK

TO APPREHEND AHMED ABU

KHATTALAH, WHO WALKED FREELY

THROUGH THE STREETS OF

LIBYA, IT COULDç BE A"l

TIME, IF EVER, BEFORE ALL OF

THE OTHER SUSPECTS ARE

BROUGHT TO JUSTICE.

DALE HURD, CBN NEWS.

Reporter: THE I.R.S.

HAS LOST EVEN MORE E-MAILS

CONNECTED TO THE

INVESTIGATION INTO THE TEA

PARTY SCANDAL.

THE TAX AGENCY SAID LAST

FRIDAY IT LOST E-MAILS FROM

LOIS LERNER, THE FORMER

I.R.S. OFFICIAL, WHO WAS A

KEY FIGURE IN THE

INVESTIGATION IN THE

TARGETING OF TEA PARTYB(tç

OTHER CONSERVATIVE GROUPS.

AND THE AGENCY ALSO LOST

E-MAILS FROM SIX OTHER

I.R.S. EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING

A WOMAN WHO WAS THE

CHIEF-OF-STAFF FOR LERNER'S

BOSS.

PAT?

Pat: THE WHOLE THING IS

ABSOLUTELY LUDICROUS.

YOU TRY TELLING THE I.R.S.

YOU LOST YOUR RECORDS AND

SEE WHAT THEY DO TO YOU.

THIS IS ABSURD.ç

THEYç DEMAND MINUTE

INFORMATION FROM TAXPAYERS

ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY YEAR

AFTER YEAR.

I HOPE NOT TO HAVE ONE ANY

TIME SOON, BUT IF YOU HAVE A

PERSONAL AUDIT, THEY WILL GO

THROUGH EVERYTHING YOU'VE

GOT, EVERY SCRAP OF PAPER,

AND INSIST YOU PRODUCE MORE

THINGS AND THEY'LL ASK FOR

THOUSANDS OF DOCUMENTS.

AND NOW THEY'RE SAYING,

WE'RE SORRY, WE'VE LOST ALL

OF THIS.ç2

NO WAY!

WHOEVER IS RESPONSIBLE, THEY

OUGHT TO ALL BE FIRED.

SOME SHOULD BE CRIMINALLY

PROSECUTED.

IT IS TIME FOR THE CONGRESS

TO GET TOUGH ON LOIS LERNER

AND HER BUDDIES.

THIS IS AN OUTRAGE THEY'RE

GETTING AWAY WITH THIS, AND

THEY'RE THUMBING THEIR NOSE

AT THE UNITED STATES

CONGRESS.

THEY SHOULDN'T BE ALLOWED TO

DO IT.

JOHN?

Reporter: PAT, THE

WORLD CUP SOCCER

CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE UNDER WAY

IN BRAZIL.

BUT ONE OF THE TOP ISSUESç ISç

WHAT IS HAPPENING OFF THE

FIELD: SEX TRAFFICKING.

THOUSANDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE

AND CHILDREN ARE LITERALLY

IN THE SHADOWS OF THE

STADIUM.

BUT "OPERATION BLESSING" IS

ON THE SCENE IN BRAZIL,

WORKING TO FIGHT THIS ABUSE

WITH A NEW DOCUMENTARY.

CHARLENE AARON HAS THAT

STORY.

Reporter: THE WORLD CUP

IN BRAZIL IS ONE OF THE

BIGGEST SUPPORTING EVENTS IN

THE WORLD.

ATTRACTING MORE THAN HALF A

MILLIO'hFANS.ç

UNFORTUNATELY, IT IS ALSO A

HUGE MAGNET FOR SEX

TRAFFICKERS, WHO OFTEN

TARGET VULNERABLE CHILDREN.

I USED TO SEEK OUT GIRLS

FROM OUT OF STATE,

GOOD-LOOKING GIRLS.

I WOULD LOOK AT THEIR

FINANCIAL SITUATION THROUGH

PICTURES AND COMMENTS ON

LINE.

THEN I WOULD TALK TO THEM

AND OFF THEM A BETTER LIFE.

Reporter: CBN'S

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

HELPING TO FIGHT TRAFFICKING

THROUGH ITS DOCUMENTARY

CALLEDçç "ONE REEL, THE OTHER

SIDE OF THE COIN."

A GOVERNMENT REPORT WOULD

SAY 40,000 CHILDREN AND

ADOLESCENTS DISAPPEAR IN

BRAZIL EVERY YEAR.

15% OF THOSE CASES GO

UNSOLVED.

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.

THESE AREçç CHILDREN TRAPPED

IN A HELL.

Reporter: THE FILM IS

TRANSLATED INTO SEVERAL

LANGUAGES.

AND "OPERATION BLESSING"

VOLUNTEERS ARE TRAVELLING

CROSS COUNTRY ON A SPECIAL

BUS, SHOWING IT IN ALL 12

WORLD CUP CITIES.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS ALSO

DELIVERING FOOD AND BAGS OF

HOPE TO TRAFFICKING VICTIMS

ON THE STREETS OF BRAZIL.ç

CHARLENEç AARON, CBN NEWS.

Reporter: AND

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS ALSO

WORKING WITH SHELTERS TO

PROVIDE A SAFE PLACE FOR

TRAFFICKING VICTIMS.

Pat: ISAIAH 58 IS THE

THEME SCRIPTURE FOR

"OPERATION BLESSING."

THIS IS THE FAST THAT I'VE

CHOSEN.

AND PART OF IT TALKS ABOUT

DELIVERING THE CAPTIVES FROM

BONDAGE.

THESE GIRLS ARE BONDAGE.

THIS COULD BE YOUR DAUGHTER,

THIS COULD BE YOUR

GRANDDAUGHTER.

Yç HAVEç GRANDDAUGHTERS AND I

HAVE GREAT GRANDDAUGHTERS,

AND THESE PRECIOUS GIRLS, TO

THINK SOMEBODY WOULD STEAL

THEM AND PUT THEM INTO SEX

SLAVERY IS UNBELIEVABLE.

40,000 KIDS, JUST IN BRAZIL,

ARE BEING TRAFFICKED.

THERE ARE ABOUT A MILLION

AROUND THE WORLD.

IT IS HORRIBLE WHAT IS DONE

TO THEM.

NO HOPE, LOCKED UP, BEATEN,

STARVED, AND SEXUALLYçç

MOLESTED, SOMETIMES

SERVICING 10, 12 OF THESE

PEDOPHILE TYPES EVERY SINGLE

NIGHT.

IT IS HORRIBLE WHAT IS DONE

TO THEM.

THEY'RE TREATED JUST LIKE

ANIMALS.

THEY'RE TREATED JUST LIKE A

COMMODITY, AND WE'VE GOT TO

DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

SO I AM VERY PLEASED THAT

BILL HORAN AND "OPERATION

BLESSING" HAVE TAKEN UP THE

CHALLENGE ON THIS, AND

THEY'RE MOVING FORWARD VERY

BOLDLYç IN BRPIL FOR THIS

WORLD CUP.

IF YOU WANT TO HELP -- AND

YOU SHOULD -- YOU CAN CALL

1-800-759-0700.

OR LOG ON TO CBN DOM.

CBN.COM.

"OPERATION BLESSING"

INTERNATIONAL, CBN CENTER,

VIRGINIA BEACH.

MAYBE YOU WANT TO

PARTICIPATE, OR YOU WANT

MORE INFORMATION OR YOU WANT

TO HELP GET THE WORD OUT,

BUT LET'S DOçç SOMETHING TO

STOP THIS OUTRAGEOUS THING.

ONE OF THE THINGS WE NEED TO

DO AS WELL IS TO CHANGE THE

LAWS.

TO THINK THESE GIRLS, FOR

EXAMPLE, ARE BREAKING THE

LAW WOULD BE INSANE, BUT YET

THEY'RE BEING CHARGED MANY

TIMES WITH VIOLATION OF LAW,

WHEN THEY'RE BEING FORCED

INTO SLAVERY.

WE'VE GOT TO CHANGE THAT

STUFF.

YOU MAY HAVE SEEN ON

TELEVISION A VERY POPULAR

FIGURE NAMED DR. OZ,ç AND

ABOUT THIS CONGRESSIONAL

TESTIMONY.

HERE IS JOHN.

Reporter: THAT'S RIGHT,

PAT.

DR. OZ TOLD CONGRESS HE

WOULD HELP QUOTE DRAIN THE

SWAMP OF UNSCRUPULOUS

MARKETERS WHO USE HIS NAME

TO SELL PILLS TO PEOPLE WHO

ARE DESPERATE TO LOSEçç

WEIGHT.

I'M CONCERNED THAT YOU

ARE MELTING MEDICAL ADVICE,

NEWS, AND ENTERTAINMENT IN A

WAY THAT HARMS CONSUMERS.

I DON'T SELL ANYTHING.

IF THEY SEE MY NAME OR

ANYTHING IN ADVERTISEMENT,

DO NOT BUY THE PRODUCT.

Reporter: DR. OZ

ACKNOWLEDGED WHILE HIS

LANGUAGE HAS BEEN,

QUOTE,"FLOWERY"ç SOMETIMES,HE NEVER ENDORSED A BRAND.

AND THERE IS NO MIRACLE PILL

WITHOUT DIET AND EXERCISE.

TOP HEALTH EXPERTS ARE

CALLING ON FEDERAL AND

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO

RECOGNIZE OBESITY AS A

DISEASE.

TOMMY THOMPSON IS ASKING

CONGRESS TO PASS LEGISLATION

THAT WOULD REQUIRE MEDICARE

TO COVER OBESITY MEDICINE

FOR SENIORS.

MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF ADULT

AMERICANS ARE OBESE.

AND MEDICAL TREATMENTSç

RELATED TOç OBESITY COSTS

AMERICA AROUND $200 BILLION

A YEAR.

AND, PAT, JUST LAST YEAR THE

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

MADE THAT MOVE OF

CLASSIFYING OBESITY AS A

DISEASE.

Pat: THAT'S NONSENSE.

IT IS NOT A DISEASE.

IT'S THE FAULT OF THE FAST

FOOD INDUSTRY.

AND IT'S CORN SYRUP THAT IS

PUT INTO EVERYTHING,çç

EVERYTHING!

Terry: FRUCTOSE.

Wendy: I ALWAYS LOOK

FOR THAT ON THE LABEL.

NOW THEY'RE SAYING CORN

SYRUP.

THEY'RE TAKING OUT THE HIGH

FRUCTOSE.

Pat: IT IS A SPECIAL

BLENDING THAT MAKES YOU FAT,

AND IT IS INTO EVERYTHING.

AND THE FOOD PROCESSORS ARE

DOING EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO

CREATE A HUNGER.

YOU EAT ONE CHIP AND YOU'VE

GOT TO HAVE ANOTHER ONE.

YOUç EAT ONE SLICE AND YOU'VE

GOT TO HAVE ANOTHER ONE.

IT IS SET UP DELIBERATELY TO

GET YOU TO EAT MORE.

WE HAVE EXPORTED FAT TO THE

WORLD, SO CALLING THIS A

DISEASE -- WHY DON'T WE COME

AT WHERE THE PROBLEM IS.

IT IS G-R-E-E-D, GREED IN

THOSE WHO ARE MAKING A LOT

OF MONEY ON THE HEALTH OF

OUR CITIZENS.ç

WEnDW

Wendy: AMEN.

UP NEXT, ON "AMERICAN IDOL,"

HE WAS FAMOUS FOR HIS

DREADLOCKS, BUT, HEY, LOOK

AT HIM NOW.

I STRUGGLED TO STAY

CONNECTED TO GOD ON THE ROAD

BECAUSE OF THE EXHAUTION.

I WANTED MORE GOD IN MY

LIFE.

AS A PART OF THAT, I

WAS, LIKE, I WANT MORE GOD

IN MY MUSIC.

Wendy: SO WHATEVER

HAPPENED TO JASON CASTRO?

WE'RE GOING TO FIND OUT

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

çç

PAPERçççççç

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Pat: WELL, "AMERICAN&,5JEjJr HASç LOST SOME OF ITS

LUSTER, BUT IT WAS A TOP,

TOP BILL FOR A NUMBER OF

YEARS.

THIS GENTLEMAN DIDN'T WIN

THE CONTEST ON "AMERICAN

IDOL," BUT HE MADE IT TO THE

TOP FOUR.

AND FANS STILL REMEMBER

JASON CASTRO FOR HIS

SIGNATURE DREADLOCKS.

WELL, THE DREADS ARE NOW

GONE, AND JASON HAS

DISAPPEARED FROM THE POP

MUSIC IS SCENE.

JENNIFER WISHON WENT TO FIND

OUT.

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* SOMEWHERE OVER THE

RAINBOW *

Reporter: HE MAY NOT

HAVE TAKEN THE CROWN, BUT

FANS OF "AMERICAN IDOL"

STILL REMEMBER FORMER

CONTESTANT JASON CASTRO FOR

HIS DREADLOCKS AND CARE-FREE

SOUND.

HE MADE IT ALL THE WAY TO

THE TOP FOUR.çç

AFTER LEAVING IDOL IN 2008,

HE QUICKLY SCORED A NUMBER

ONE INTERNATIONAL HIT.

AND THEN HE DISAPPEARED FROM

THE CHARTS AND THE POP MUSIC

SCENE, LEAVING FANS WITH

QUESTIONS.

WHAT HAPPENED?

WHY THE SWITCH TO CHRISTIAN

MUSIC?

AND PERHAPS THE BIGGEST

QUESTION OF ALL --

WHAT'S UP WITH THIS

HAIRCUT.

I THOUGHT IT WAS TIME FOR

A CHANGE.

OH, THIS IS WHAT IT IS LIKE

TO RUNç YOUR FINGERSç THROUGH

YOUR HAIR.

Reporter: BUT HIS

HAIRCUT WASN'T THE ONLY BIG

CHANGE FOR THE 27-YEAR-OLD.

EVEN WITH ALL OF THE FANS

AND FAME, LONELINESS BEGAN

TO TAKE A TOLL.

ALTHOUGH CASTRO GREW UP IN

CHURCH, THE SEPARATION FROM

FAMILY DEVELOPED INTO A

GROWING SEPARATION FROM

GOD.

HE ALSO STRUGGLED PHYSICALLY

WITH EXHAUTION.

THEN CAME THE FAITH

QUESTION.

IT STARTED TO FEEL A

LITTLE MEANINGLESS, LIKE WHY

AM I DOINGçç THIS?

JUST TO, I DON'T KNOW, MAKE

A NAME FOR MYSELF?

I STARTED TO REALLY HAVE A

LONGING TO HAVE MORE GOD IN

MY LIFE.

AT THAT POINT I FELT SO

DETACHED FROM THE CHURCH

COMMUNITY.

AND, YOU KNOW, I STRUGGLED

TO STAY CONNECTED TO GOD ON

THE ROAD THROUGH THE

EXHAUTION.

I WANTED MORE GOD IN MY

LIFE.

AS A PART OF THAT, IT

WAS, LIKE, I WANT MORE GOD

INçç MY MUSIC.

I GOT TO THE POINT WHERE I

REALIZED GOD DOESN'T WANT

ANYTHING ON MY OWN.

HE WANTS ME TO GIVE IT ALL

TO HIM AND TRUST HIM WITH

EVERYTHING.

IT REALLY CHANGED EVERYTHING

FOR ME TO KIND OF LET GO OF

EVERYTHING AND REALIZE GOD

CAN TAKE CARE OF IT.

THIS IS A STORY.

ARE YOU READY FOR A STORY?

Reporter: AROUND THE

SAME TIME, CASTRO BECAME

INVOLVED WITH THE "I AMç

SECOLd CAMPAIGN."

WHERE CHRISTIAN CELEBRITIES

SHARE THEIR PERSONAL

STORIES.

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* YOU'LL HAVE TO FIND YOUR

WAY AROUND THE MOUNTAIN *

* CHERISH THE MOON

Reporter: HE FOUND

SUCCESS WITH THE RELEASE OF

HIS FIRST CHRISTIAN ALBUM

"ONLY A MOUNTAIN."

HE TOURSç WITZ MATTHEW WEST,

TOBY MACK, AND THE SIDEWALK

PROPHETS.

BUT PERHAPS HIS GREATEST

ACCOMPLISHMENT IS AS HUSBAND

AND FATHER.

WHAT COLOR ARE YOUR

EYES?

BLUE.

I DIDN'T KNOW HOW MUCH

SHE WOULD CHANGE ANYTHING.

I WANT TO BE HERE AND BE A

PART OF HER LIFE, AND I WANT

HER TO KNOW THAT DADDY LOVESç

HER, MORE THAN)JUST IN A

SONG.

YOU AGREE WITH THAT?

Reporter: THIS ISN'T A

STORY ABOUT A YOUNG MAN

GOING TO HOLLYWOOD AND

GETTING LOST IN THE GLITZ

AND GLAMOUR.

INSTEAD, CASTRO IS USING

HOLLYWOOD TO SHARE THE LOVE

OF CHRIST WITH PEOPLE AROUND

THE WORLD.

HE HASN'T ABANDONED HIS

"AMERICAN IDOL" PAST.

IN FACT, HE USES THE

PLATFORM TO GIVE BACK TO

OTHERS.

HE GIVES MUCH OF HISç TIMEç

WORKING OVERSEAS WITH THE

CHARITY "MALARIA NO MORE."

I LOOK AT THESE KIDS AND

I SEE MY DAUGHTER.

ONE KID WAS, LIKE, THE SAME

SIZE AS MY DAUGHTER.

AND HE HAD ON A LITTLE

SWEATSHIRT, NO PANTS, AND WE

GAVE HIM SOME RAIN BOOTS,

AND NOW HE HAS SHOOTS.

* THAT'Sç WHATç I'M HERE

FOR *

Reporter: WE MET UP

WITH JASON AT HOME IN

DALLAS, LEADING A CONCERT

FOR "YOUNG LIFE" WHICH MEETS

THE SOCIAL, PHYSICAL, AND

SPIRITUAL NEEDS OF YOUNG

PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL NEEDS.

HE VOLUNTEERS WITH HIS WIFE,

MANDY, AT THE MARRIAGE

MINISTRY AT THEIR CHURCH.?h@&C @&Cú

*ç GLORY IS SAVIOR

* YOUR NAME IS HIGHER THAN

THE RISING SUN *

Reporter: AND WHEN HE'S

NOT ON TOUR, THERE IS ALWAYS

MUSIC IN THE CASTRO HOUSE.

* YOU SHINE FOREVER

Reporter: BROTHER

MICHAEL AND SISTER JACKIE

HAVE STRONG FOLLOWINGS WITH

SOLO CAREERS OF THEIR OWN.

SO IS THERE A CHANCE FOR A

CASTRO FAMILYçç ALBUM?

TAKE IT AWAY.

TAKE IT AWAY.

YEAH.

YOU KNOW --

Reporter: WE'LL HAVE TO

WAIT AND SEE.

AND AS FOR THE FUTURE...

I DON'T KNOW WHAT THE

FUTURE HOLDS FOR JASON, BUT

THERE WILL ALWAYS BE MUSIC.

Reporter: AND TV WOULD

SAY STAND BY.

TV WOULD SAY STAND BY.ç

Reporter: JENNIFER

WISHON, CBN NEWS, DALLAS.

[APPLAUSE]

Pat: NICE GUY.

I'M SURE YOU MISS THE

DREADLOCKS, THOUGH.

Wendy: I CONFESS, I

DO.

BUT WHAT A GREAT GUY.

GREAT TESTIMONY.

COMING UP, AN NFL LINEMAN

REMEMBERS HIS WILD COLLEGE

DAYS.

BY THE TIME I$u TOç

COLLEGE, I LOST MY MIND.

I KNEW MAMA WAS AT HOME

PRAYING FOR ME, SO I THOUGHT

THAT'S ALL THAT MATTERED.

Wendy: AND THEN A

MESSAGE FO FROM AN OPPOSING

LINEMAN SET HIM STRAIGHT.

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Pat: WELL, THE LIBERALSç

AREç AFTER THE WASHINGTON

REDSKINS TO CHANGE THEIR

NAME, SUPPOSEDLY BECAUSE IT

INSULTS NATIVE AMERICANS.

I'LL TELL YOU, THE SHAME OF

LAST YEAR'S SEASON WOULD BE

ENOUGH TO GET THEM TO CHANGE

SOMETHING.

THEY LOST 13 GAMES, WON ONLY

THREE.

BUT DEFENSIVE END CEDERICK

COLSON SAYS NO MATTER HOW

TOUGH LIFE GETS, HEç (P

IT ALL JOY.

HE SPOKE WITH SPORTS

REPORTER SEAN BROWN ABOUT

WHAT KEEPS HIM GOING STRONG,

NO MATTER WHAT THE SCORE.

I DON'T WANT ANYBODY TO

GET INJURED.

BUT I DON'T MIND PUTTING THE

HURTING ON SOMEBODY.

Reporter: WASHINGTON

REDSKINS DEFENSIVE END

CEDERICK LOVES TO BRING DOWN

PLAYERS AS THEYç TRYç TO FIGHT

THEIR WAY THROUGH THE

DEFENSIVE LINE.

HE IS IN HIS NINTH YEAR WITH

THE NFL, AND HE SAYS WITHOUT

GOD HE WOULDN'T EVEN BE ABLE

TO PLAY FOOTBALL.

I GOT IN A REAL BAD CAR

ACCIDENT MY SENIOR YEAR IN

HIGH SCHOOL, FLIPPED MY

TRUCK FIVE TIMES.

GOT THROWN OUT OF THE TRUCK

AND BROKE MY LEG.

ENDED UP GETTING A STAFF

INFECTION IN MY LUNGS.

IF GODç DIDN'T WANTç ME TO

PLAY FOOTBALL, HE COULD HAVE

TAKEN IT AWAY RIGHT THEN AND

THERE.

Reporter: FOR A YOUNG

AMERICAN WITH A BRIGHT

FUTURE, THE ACCIDENT PUT

EVERYTHING INTO QUESTION.

HE IMMEDIATELY WENT INTO

REHAB, AND SAID WITH GOD'S

GRACE HE WAS STILL OFFERED A

SCHOLARSHIP.

HE ALLOWED ME TO START AS

A FRESHMAN AT THE UNIVERSITY

OF GEORGIA.

SIX OR SEVEN MONTHS AFTER

BREAKING MY FEMUR.ç

ReporhIiñ BUT WHEN HE

GOT TO COLLEGE, FOOTBALL

BECAME HIS FOCUS, AND HIS

FAITH TOOK A BACK SEAT.

I TELL PEOPLE ALL OF THE

TIME, I GOT TO COLLEGE AND

JUST LOST MY MIND.

I THOUGHT I WAS A CHRISTIAN

BECAUSE I SAID THE PRAYER.

I SAID I WAS A CHRISTIAN.

I KNEW JESUS BUT WASN'T

SERVING HIM WHOLEHEARTEDLY.

I FELT AS LONG AS I WENT TO

CHURCH ON SUNDAY AND SAID MY

PRAYERS, I WOULDç BE JUSTç

FINE.

I KNEW MAMA WAS AT HOME

PRAYING FOR ME, SO I THOUGHT

THAT IS ALL THAT MATTERED.

Reporter: DURING THE

2002 SEASON, HE HELPED THE

BULLDOGS WIN THEIR FIRST

S.E.C. CHAMPIONSHIP IN 20

YEARS.

LIFE WAS GOOD.

BUT HE WAS PLAGUED BY

INJURIES, WHICH PUT HIS

FOOTBALL FUTURE IN QUESTION

ONCE AGAIN.

THAT'S WHEN HE REALIZED HE

NEEDED TO MAKE SOME

ADJUSTMENTS.

TIRED OF PLAYING ONE STEP

FORWARD AND FIVE STEPS

BACK.

KIND OF USING GOD AS A GOOD

LUCK CHARM AND NOT ALLOWING

HIM TO BE THE HEAD OF MY

LORD AND LIFE AND THE SAVIOR

HE IS.

Reporter: ONE DAY AFTER

STUDY HALL, HE DECIDED IT

WAS TIME TO HAVE A TALK WITH

THE LORD.

TOWARDS THE END OF MY

SENIOR YEAR, I DON'T KNOWç

WHERE UXE NFL IS GOING TO

TAKE ME.

KIND OF IN THAT LIMBO WHERE

I KNOW I'VE GOT TO LEAVE

SCHOOL.

I JUST DON'T KNOW WHERE I'M

GOING.

THAT DAY I JUST DECIDED TO

WALK BACK TO THE DORMS.

AND I JUST STARTED TALKING

TO GOD OUT LOUD.

JUST SAYING, GOD, I DON'T

KNOW WHERE I'M GOING.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO

HAPPEN.

BUT I JUST PRAY AND ASK THAT

YOU WOULD BE WITH ME.

Reporter: THE NEXTçç

WEEK, CEDERICK GOT AN

ANSWER.

WE PLAYED THE UNIVERSITY

OF KENTUCKY THAT SATURDAY,

AND I'M PLAYING AGAINST THIS

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN, AND I'M

SAYING THINGS TO HIM I

SHOULDN'T SAY AND JUST, YOU

KNOW, BEING WILD.

AFTER THE GAME, HE COMES TO

ME AND SAS, I'VE GOT A WORD

FOR YOU.

JUST TRUST IN THE LORD AND

HE IS GOING TO DO EVERYTHING

YOU WANT TO BE DONE.

JUST TRUST HIM AND SERVE HIM

WITHç YOUR WHOLEç HEART.

IT JUST BURNED IN MY SOUL.

Reporter: SOON AFTER,

CEDERICK WAS ELECTED IN THE

SIXTH ROUND OF THE NFL

DRAFT, BY THE WASHINGTON

REDSKINS.

AS SOON AS HE GOT THERE, HE

MET PASTOR BRETT FULLER.

THE PASTOR HAS BEEN HERE

AS LONG AT BILL GREEN HAS

BEEN HERE.

YOU TALK ABOUT A MAN WITH Aç

SERVANT'S HEARTç WHO CARES

ABOUT ME AND SEEING PEOPLE

GROW, TO BE WHERE THEY NEED

TO BE FOR GOD, IS JUST

PHENOMENAL.

THE PASTOR DID A GREAT JOB

OF JUST LEADING ME AND NOT

PACIFYING ME.

SO FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY

LIFE, I WAS ABLE TO SEE WHY

GOD HAS THESE RULES FOR THE

SEED OF LIFE.

TO SEE WHAT SIN DOES IN OUR

LIVES.

TO SEEç ITç FOR MYSELF AND NOT

HEAR IT FROM OTHER PEOPLE.

EVER SINCE THEN, I'VE BEEN

FULL OUT, TRYING TO SERVE

HIM THE BEST WAY I KNOW

HOW.

LIVING EVERY DAY TO HONOR

HIM AND GLORIFY HIS NAME.

Reporter: WHEN YOU MADE

THAT DECISION, WHAT

CHANGED?

EVERYTHING.

I'VE DONE IT MY WAY.

I TRIED TO BE SUCCESSFUL MY

WAY.

I'VE TRIED TO WORK AS

HARD -- I'VE ALWAYS BEEN A

HARD WORKER.

AND THINGSç NEVER REALLYç

WORKED OUT THE WAY I THOUGHT

THEY SHOULD.

SO I JUST GOT TIRED OF

FIGHTING THAT FIGHT, AND I

REALIZED THAT I CAN PLACE MY

BURDENS ON HIM.

ALL I REALLY NEED TO DO IS

SERVE HIM AND

GLORIFY HIM

BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT I WAS

CREATED TO DO.

Reporter: DURING THAT

SEASON, THE REDSKINS ONLY

ONE THREE GAMES.

WITH THE DEFENSE AT THE

BOTTOM OF THE RANKING, THIS

SEASON THE PRESSURE IS ON.

BUTçç CEDERICK SAYS WHEN

THINGS GET TOUGH, THAT'S

WHEN HE WORSHIPPED THE LORD

EVEN MORE.

BECAUSE ULTIMATELY, THAT'S

WHAT LIFE IS ALL ABOUT.

HE IS MY LORD AND MY

SAVIOR.

HE CAME INTO THIS WORLD AS A

MAN AND DEALT WITH ALL OF

THE THINGS I HAVE DEALT WITH

AND DIED ON THE CROSS FOR MY

SINS.

I'M GOING TO SERVE HIM

BECAUSE HE IS MY SAVIOR, HE

IS MY LORD, HE IS THE HEAD

OF MY LIFE.

HE LOVESç(QMjuJUt THAN

ANYTHING.

HE WANTS US TO HAVE THAT

RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM SO WE

CAN BE IN HEAVEN WITH HIM.

THIS WORLD IS GOING TO BE

HARD.

EVERY DAY IS NOT GOING TO BE

A CAKEWALK.

BUT TRUSTING HIM AND KNOWING

THAT THE BATTLE IS ALWAYS

WON.

YOU CAN CHOOSE THE WORLD'S

WAY OR YOU CAN CHOOSE GOD'S

WAY.

Pat: THAT'S GREATçç

WISDOM.

GREAT WISDOM.

IF CEDERICK WAS A

PHILOSOPHER INSTEAD OF A

FOOTBALL PLAYER, HE

COULDN'T HAVE DONE IT ANY

BETTER.

YOU'VE GOT TO CHOOSE.

YOU'VE GOT TO CHOOSE.

EVERYBODY HAS GOT TO SERVE

SOMEBODY.

SOONER OR LATER YOU'VE GOT

TO CHOOSE.

YOU'RE EITHER GOING TO SERVE

THE WORLD AND FOLLOW THAT

PATH ALL THE WAY

TO HELL.çç

OR YOU'RE GOING TO SERVE THE

LORD AND FOLLOW THAT PATH

ALL

THE WAY TO HEAVEN.

THERE IS NO IN BETWEEN.

THERE IS NO

MIDDLE GROUND.

THERE IS NO TURNING BACK AND

THERE IS NO SECOND CHANCE.

JUST KEEP IN MIND, YOU HAVE

MANY SECOND

CHANCES ON THIS

LIFE.

ONCE THIS LIFE IS ENDED,

THERE

IS NO CHANGE, NO

SECOND CHANCE, NOTHING.

IT'S EITHER

WITH THE0LORDç OR

APART FROM THE LORD.

SO MAKE UP YOUR DECISION.

I

HOPE YOU CHOOSE TO FOLLOW

HIM.

PRAY

WITH

ME NOW.

SOME OF YOU HAVEN'T MADE A

DECISION.

YOU'RE ON THE FENCE.

PRAY NOW.

I WANT YOU TO BE IN HEAVEN.

I WANT YOU TO BE WITH HIM

FOREVER.

THESE WORDS, PRAY, AND MAKE

A DECISION.

JESUS -- PRAY WITH ME.çç

JESUS, YOU KNOW ME.

YOU KNOW I'VE SINNED.

YOU KNOW WHAT'S WRONG.

BUT I WANT YOU.

I KNOW YOU SUFFERED FOR ME.

I KNOW YOU DIED FOR ME.

AND I KNOW YOU ROSE AGAIN.

SO,

JESUS, RIGHT NOW I COME

TO YOU HUMBLY, AND I ASK YOU

TO COME IN QN TAKEç OVER MY

LIFE.

I'M

YOURS,

LORD, FROM THIS

MOMENT ON.

THANK YOU, LORD, THAT YOU'VE

HEARD MY PRAYER.

THANK YOU THAT YOU'VE COME

INTO MY HEART.

THANK YOU, LORD.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME JUST

THEN, I WANT YOU TO PRAISE

HIM.

I WANT YOU TO THANK HIM.

AND I'VE GOT SOMETHING THAT

I WANT YOU TO HAVE IF YOU

LORD.

IT IS KIND OF LIKE WHAT

HAPPENS NEXT?

THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF THE

REST OF YOUR LIFE, AND THIS

WILL TELL YOU WHAT TO DO.

IT'S A LITTLE QUICK C.D.

IT'S 73 MINUTES, BUT YOU CAN

PUT IT IN A C.D. PLAYER AND

ITS OVER

IN

ABOUT AN HOUR.

IT WILL TELL YOU HUGE

AMOUNTS OF

WHAT JUST

HAPPENED TO YOU.

SO CALL IF YOU PRAYED WITH

ME.çç

SAY, I PRAYED WITH PAT AND

I'VE GIVEN MY HEART TO THE

LORD.

1-800-759-0700.

WELL, IF YOU'RE A PREACHER'S

WIFE, DO YOU GO

DOWN TO

THESE FALLEN WOMEN WHO ARE

IN THESE STRIP CLUBS AND TRY

TO TALK TO THEM?

WENDY, TELL US ABOUT IT.

Wendy: YOU'VE GOT TO

SEE THIS TO BELIEVE IT.

STILL AHEAD, A PASTOR'S WIFE

TELLS uSç HOWç TO PICK UP A

STRIPPER.

SEE WHY THIS MOM IS HANGING

OUT IN STRIP CLUBS, RIGHT

AFTER THIS.

çççççç

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS

PRAISING HIS OWN EXECUTIVE

ORDER THAT WILL PROVIDE NEW

PROTECTIONS FOR LESBIAN,

GAY, BY SEXUAL, AND

TRANSGENDER PEOPLE.

THE ORDER WOULD BAR FEDERAL

CONTRACTORS FROM

DISCRIMINATING AGAINST

ANYONE BASED ON SEXUAL

ORIENTATION AND GENDER

IDENTITY.

THE PRESIDENT SPOKE ABOUT

THISç ACTIONç AT AN L.B.G.T.

GA T. T. T. GALA IN NEW

YORK CITY.

President Obama:

SOMETIMES YOU GUYS ARE

IMPATIENT.

BUT BECAUSE OF YOUR HELP,

WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO DO MORE

TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF

GAY, LESBIAN, BQçç SEXUAL AND

TRANSGENDER PEOPLE.

IT'S STILL UNCLEAR WHEN

THE PRESIDENT WILL SIGN THAT

ORDER.

ANOTHER DEADLY TERRORIST

ATTACK IN NIGERIA.

AT LEAST 14 PEOPLE ARE DEAD

AFTER A SUICIDE BOMBER

STRUCK A LOCATION WHERE

PEOPLE WERE SIMPLY WATCHING

THE WA WORLD CUP.

THE EXPLOSIVES WERE PACKED

IN A TRICYCLE TAXIç ANDT&

THE REGIONAL CAPITAL.

NO ONE CLAIMED

RESPONSIBILITY, BUT POLICE

SUSPECT BOKO HARAM.

BOKO HARAM IS WAGING WAR

AGAINST THE COUNTRY'S

GOVERNMENT AS IT TRIES TO

ESTABLISH AN ISLAMIC STATE

IN NORTHERN NIGERIA.

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PAT AND WENDY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"ç

RIGHT AFTRç THIS.

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Wendy:ç WHATç WOULD

MOTIVATE A WIFE TO START

HANGING OUT IN STRIP CLUBS?

THIS IS A QUESTION TODD

STEVENS HAD TO CONSIDER

AFTER HIS WIFE, ERIN, FELT A

CALL TO LOVE ON STRIPPERS.

TAKE A LOOK.

Reporter: IN A WORLD

WHERE PEOPLE ARE QUICK TO

JUDGE, IT IS HARD TO BE

LOVED FOR WHO YOU ARE.

ERIN STEVENS, A WIFE AND MOM

FROM THE SUBURBS, SEES THAT

PLAY OUT FIRSTHAND WITH THEçç

WOMEN SHE HOPES TO SHOW

GOD'S LOVE.

THOSE WOMEN ARE STRIPPERS.

SHE GIVES THEM HOME-COOKED

MEALS AND GIFTS AND TALKS TO

THEM ABOUT THEIR LIVES.

ONE OF THEM WAS KATIE.

THIS IS REALLY

EXTRAVAGANT.

WHY ARE YOU SHOWING US THIS

WITHOUT ASKING FOR ANYTHING

OR ASKING US TO PAY FOR

ANYTHING.

I SAID, BECAUSE YOU'RE

VALUABLE TO GOD AND YOU'RE

VALUABLE TOç ME.K3

Reporter: KATIE GAVE UP

DANCING AND COMMITTED HER

LIFE TO CHRIST.

TODAY SHE WORKS ALONGSIDE

ERIN, REACHING OUT TO OTHER

STRIPPERS.

Wendy: ERIN STEVENS

JOINS US NOW, ALONG WITH HER

HUSBAND, TODD.

WELCOME TO THE SHOW.

THANKS FOR

HAVING

US.

Wendy: ERIN, LET'S

START WITH YOU.

WHAT GOT YOU STARTED

MINISTERING TO STRIPPERS?

BACK IN OCTOBERç OFç 2012,

I WAS DOING A 21-DAY FAST,

PRAYING FOR OUR CHURCH, AND

THE LOND AN LAND AND THE

BUILDING BECAUSE WE WERE

GROWING SO QUICKLY.

AND I FELT GOD BREAK MY

HEART FOR THOSE FAR FROM

HIM.

I FELT A STILL, SMALL VOICE

SAY, GO FEED THE STRIPPERS.

I TALKED TO

TODD,

AND HE

SAID GO FOR IT.

BECAUSE OUR CHURCH HAS

ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT FINDING

THOSE FAR FROMç GOD,ç AND

LOVING ON THEM JUST THE WAY

THEY ARE.

I CALLED UP A GENERAL

MANAGER OF A STRIP CLUB IN

OUR TOWN, AND I SAID I WANT

TO PROVIDE THEM A

HOME-COOKED MEAL WITH

ABSOLUTELY NO STRINGS

ATTACHED.

AND HE

SAID,

CAN YOU COME

NEXT

THURSDAY.

Wendy: AND HE COULD

HAVE SAID NO, BUT HE SAID

YES.

HE SAID"yM9ñç

Wendy:

TODD, AS HER

HUSBAND AND A PASTOR, HOW

DID YOU RESPOND WHEN SHE

SAID, HONEY, I WANT TO GO TO

A STRIP CLUB.

I DIDN'T KNOW EXACTLY HOW

TO RESPOND, IF I EVEN KNEW

THERE WERE STRIP CLUBS IN

OUR TOWN.

WHAT WE FOUND IT IS SHOW AND

TELL.

WE'VE GOT TO SHOW THEM THAT

GOD LOVESç THEMç BECAUSE WE

LOVE THEM AND THEN WE HAVE

THE ABILITY TO TELL THEM,

AND THEN THEY'RE MORE READY

TO RECEIVE THE MESSAGE AT

THIS TIME.

Wendy: ERIN, AREN'T YOU

GLAD GOD CALLED YOU TO THE

STRIP CLUB INSTEAD YOUR

HUSBAND?

YES.

AND HE HIT ME ON THE HEAD.

IT WAS A CALLING.

I HAD NO DOUBT.

I HAVE NOT DOUBTED IT EVER

SINCE.

I LOVE THOSE GIRLS.

I TELL THEM, WHETHER THEY

STRIP OR NOT, WHETHERç THEY(

DO DRUGS OR NOT, DRINK OR

NOT, I LOVE THEM ANYWAY.

UNCONDITIONALLY.

Wendy: YOU GO IN THERE,

I IMAGINE IT IS DARK AND

SMOKY.

I IMAGINE THE GIRLS ARE IN

THE BACK.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH

THEM?

I'M LIVING LIFE WITH

THEM.

I'M TALKING ABOUT THEIR

KIDS, THE SCHOOL WORK THEY

HAVE THE NEXT DAY.

ALL KINDS OF THINGS.

AND I NEVER TAKE Açç BIBLE.

BUT THEY TRUST ME.

I GIVE THEM MY CARD WITH MY

HOME ADDRESS AND PHONE

NUMBER.

THEY CALL ME ALL HOURS OF

THE NIGHT BECAUSE THEY KNOW

MISS ERIN LOVES THEM.

Wendy: BUT YOU DON'T

HIT THEM OVER THE HEAD WITH

A BIBLE.

NEVER.

Wendy: YOU'RE JUST

LOVING ON THEM.

AND THERE WAS ONE GIRL WHO

ENDED UP LEAVING.

WHYçç DID SHE LEAVE THE

STRIPPER LIFESTYLE?

ERIN FIRST CONNECTED WITH

HER BY GIVING

HER THAT

GIFT.

SHE

SAID, YOUR VALUABLE TO

GOD AND VALUABLE TO ME.

AND SIX WEEKS LATER, AS ERIN

MENTORED HER, ERIN SAID,

MAYBE

YOU COULD STOP

SLEEPING WITH GUYS, AND SHE

TOOK THAT STEP.

AND A COUPLE OF MONTHS

LATER, SHE RECOGNIZED AND

SAID I NEED TO DRESS MOREçç

MODESTLY AND SHE

BURNED ALL

OF HER CLOTHES.

ON THAT FIRST NIGHT, IF ERIN

SAID, THE REASON I'M

HERE

IS

BECAUSE I WANT

YOU TO QUIT

YOUR JOB, BURN YOUR CLOTHES,

AND STOP

SLEEPING WITH

GUYS.

BUT BECAUSE SHE

MET HER

WHERE SHE WAS, TAKING IT ONE

STEP AT A

TIME, WE'VE SEEN

AMAZING LIFE CHANGES.

AND THE BOOK TALKS ABOUT HOW

THROUGH LOVING PEOPLE IN

PRACTICAL WAYS, WEç CANç

INVITE THEM FORWARD ONE STEP

AT A TIME.

Wendy: AND SHE ENDED UP

LEAVING THE LIFESTYLE?

YES.

AND ONE OF THE GIRLS SAID, I

FINALLY FELT LIKE FOR THE

FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE JESUS

WOULD HANG OUT WITH SOMEBODY

LIKE ME.

AND ONE GIRL SAID, ERIN, I

QUIT THE CLUB BECAUSE YOU

NEVER QUIT COMING.

Wendy: YOU HAVE ANçç OUT

REACH CALLED NASHVILLE

STREET CHURCH.

YES.

Wendy: AND, TODD, THIS

BOOK IS CALLED "HOW TO PICK

UP A STRIPPER," AND OTHER

ACTS OF KINDNESS -- AND

YOU'RE THE PASTOR?

YES.

WE TRAIN ALL OF OUR PEOPLE

TO

ç DO SIMTQ ACTS OF

KINDNESS

AND MEET NEEDS ALL

DURING THE

WEEK.

AS I

GET MY LUNCH AT SUBWAY,

I GIVE

PEOPLE A SIMPLE CARD

TO

SHOW GOD'S

LOVE.

Wendy: I HOPE YOU GET

IN FRONT OF

ME.

JUST DOING LITTLE THINGS

LIKE THAT TO REACH OUT TO

PEOPLE.

BUT THEY'VE HEARD ABOUT

GOD'S

LOVE,

BUT MOST

OF THEM

HAVEN'T

ç SEEN

IT LIVED OUT.

THEY'RE OFTEN ONE OR TWO

ACTS OF KINDNESS AWAY FROM

TAKING THE

STEPS.

Wendy: I UNDERSTAND YOU

HAVE

STRIPPERS, DRUG

DEALERS, EVEN

MUSLIMS ARE

VISITING YOUR CHURCH.

WE LOVE

HANGING OUT WITH

THOSE KIND OF PEOPLE

BECAUSE

JESUS LOVED HANGING

OUT WITH

THOSE KIND OF PEOPLE.çç

AND IT WAS CONTROVERSIAL

WHEN HE DID IT, TOO.

HE LEFT

THE 99 AND WENT

AFTER THE ONE.

WE

SAID,

WE

DON'T WANT TO

LEAVE ANYBODY BEHIND.

WE DON'T WANT EVEN THAT ONE

PERCENT TO BE AN ACCEPTABLE

LOSS.

WE WANT TO REACH OUT.

Wendy: WHAT IS THE

BIGGEST CHALLENGE OF

REACHING THESE KINDS OF

PEOPLE, STRIPPERS AND

MUSLIMS ANDçç HOMOSEXUALS.

I BELIEVE THE BIGGEST

CHALLENGE IS MOVING OUT OF

OUR COMFORT ZONES DO DO IT.

I'M SORT OF INTROVERTED BY

NATURE.

SO I HAVE TO TALK MYSELF

INTO IT.

BUT NOBODY IS GOING TO BE

OFFENDED BECAUSE NOBODY IS

ANTI-KINDNESS.

THAT'S WHAT I HAVE TO

OVERCOME ALMOST EVERY SINGLE

DAY.

Wendy: IT DOESN'T

MATTER IF YOU'RE A STRIPPER

OR A SCHOOL TEACHER,

EVERYBODY LOVES SOMEONE WHOç

IS KINDç TO THEM AND WHO

LOVES THEM FOR WHO THEY

ARE.

YOU GUYS ARE SO INSPIRING.

AND YOUR BOOK IS

AMAZING, "HOW TO PICK UP A

STRIPPER AND OTHER ACTS OF

KINDNESS."

AND UP NEXT, WE'LL "BRING IT

ON."

VERA SAYS, "WE'VE BEEN

MARRIED 18 YEARS AND HAVE

CHILDREN.

MY HUSBAND HAS BEEN

UNFAITHFUL MANY TIMES ANDç

TELLS MEç HE HAS NEVER LOVED

ME.

IS IT WRONG FOR ME TO LEAVE

HIM?"

PAT GETS INTO THIS HOT POET

POTATO WHEN WE COME BACK.

çççççç

Wendy: WELL, WELCOME

BACK TO "THE 700 CLUB."

WE'VE GOT YOUR E-MAIL

QUESTIONS.4LQj2UJUhç WRITES, "I'VE BEEN

MARRIED FOR 16 YEARS, HAVE

EIGHT CHILDREN, AND MY

HUSBAND HAS BEEN UNFAITHFUL

MULTIPLE TIMES AND TELLS ME

HE NEVER LOVED ME.

IS IT WRONG FOR ME TO LEAVE

HIM?

IF I WERE TO REMARRY, WOULD

I BE LIVING IN SIN?"

Pat: I DON'T KNOW.

YOU'VE GOT EIGHT CHILDREN.

THAT'S A LITE.

THAT'S LOT.

THAT'S A BIG, BIG FAMILY.

YOU'RE ASKING ME IS IT WRONGç

TOç LEAVE YOUR HUSBAND?

WHAT ABOUT THE KIDS?

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

THE ANSWER IS IN THE BIBLE.

YOUR HUSBAND HAS BROKEN THE

COMMANDMENTS, HE HAS BROKEN

YOUR MARRIAGE.

AND JESUS GAVE AN EXCEPTION,

ACCEPT FOR THE CAUSE OF

UNFAITHFULNESS.

SO HE HAS BEEN UNFAITHFUL TO

YOU MANY TIMES.

THE FACT THAT HE SAYS HE

DOESN'T LOVE YOU, THAT

DOESN'T REALLY SHOW UPçç IN

BIBLICAL ANALOGY.

BUT IN TERMS OF INFIDELITY,

YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO LEAVE

HIM.

WHAT ABOUT TAKING CARE OF

THE KIDS?

HOW ARE YOU GOING TO SUPPORT

YOURSELF?

THESE ARE JUST PRACTICAL

CONCERNS.

I DON'T KNOW ENOUGH ABOUT

YOUR SITUATION TO ADVISE

YOU.

BUT TO WALK OUT WITH EIGHT

CHILDREN INTO NOTHING, WHO

IS GOING TO PAY THE BILLS.

THAT'S A DIFFEREN(oç MATTER.

Wendy: ROBIN WRITES, "I

AM A 58-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO HAS

TURNED AWAY FROM GOD WITH NO

UNDERSTANDING AS TO HOW THIS

HAPPENED.

I FEEL AS THOUGH I MAY HAVE

BLASPHEMIED THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

I TOLD THE HOLY SPIRIT TO

GET AWAY FROM ME AND GET OUT

OF MY LIFE.

I AM TRYING TO REPENT AND

ASK THEM TO RETURN.

I HAVE Aç CHURCH"áI

ATTEND, BUT I CANNOT RID

MYSELF OF THE FACT I HAVE

BLASPHEMIED THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

DOES THIS MEAN I'M DESTINED

TO GO TO HELL?"

Pat: THE FACT YOU ARE

CONCERNED ABOUT THIS SAYS

YOU HAVE NOT SINNED AWAY

YOUR CHANCE OF SALVATION.

YOU STILL HAVE A CONSCIENCE

AND A SPIRIT, AND YOUR

SPIRIT IS STILL YEARNING FOR

GOD.

GEVç OFFç BY YOURSELF AND PUT

DOWN ON A PIECE OF PAPER ALL

OF THE THINGS THAT YOU'VE

DONE, THE THINGS THAT YOU'VE

SAID, TELLING THE HOLY

SPIRIT TO LEAVE YOU AISLE

ALONE AND ALL OF THIS.

WRITE IT DOWN AND THEN TAKE

THAT PAPER AND PUT A MATCH

TO IT AND BURN IT UP.

AND SAY, LORD, I RECEIVE

YOUR FORGIVENESS, I TAKE

YOUR FORGIVENESS.

I ASK YOU TO COME IN AND

LIVE IN ME AND BE MY SAVIOR

AND BE MYç LORD ALd FILL ME

WITH YOUR HOLY SPIRIT.

AND I'LL TELL YOU WHAT, GOD

ALMIGHTY WILL HEAR AND HE

WILL ANSWER.

AND YOU CONTINUE TO SERVE

HIM.

CONTINUE TO RECEIVE THE

ANSWER AND CONTINUE TO

PRAISE HIM.

REGARDLESS OF WHAT YOU FEEL

LIKE, YOU DO WHAT THE BIBLE

SAYS, AND HE WILL TAKE CARE

OF THE REST.

Wendy: DARLA

WRITES, "PAT, IF THE

PRESIDENT DID WRONGç GOINGç

INTO IRAQ AFTER 9/11, WHAT

SHOULD HE HAVE DONE?

HOW ELSE COULD HE SHOW

TERRORISTS THAT THEY

COULDN'T DO THIS AGAINST OUR

COUNTRY AND GET AWAY WITH

IT.

WHO KNEW WAY BACK THEN WE

WOULD BE WHERE WE ARE

TODAY?"

Pat: I THINK

INTELLIGENT PEOPLE KNEW BACK

THEN.

TERRORISTS -- THERE WAS

CLEARLY NO LINK BETWEEN

SADDAM HUSSEIN AND THEçç

TERRORISTS THAT BLEW UP THE

TWIN TOWERS.

THERE IS NO QUESTION ABOUT

IT.

IT WAS MANUFACTURED.

IT WAS MADE UP.

AND IT WAS MADE UP TO

JUSTIFY THE WAR.

THERE WAS A WHOLE LITANY OF

FALSEHOODS THAT WERE

PRESENTED TO THE AMERICAN

PEOPLE TO JUSTIFY THAT WAR.çç

WEAPONS OF MASS

DESTRUCTION -- IT WAS MADE

UP.

HOW DO WE SHOW TERRORISTS?

WE SHOW TERRORISTS BY GOING

AFTER THE ONES THAT DID IT.

MOST OF THEM WERE DEAD

ALREADY.

THEY BLEW THEMSELVES UP.

BUT GOING A al-QAEDA --

WHERE WAS al-QAEDA LOCATED

IN THOSE DAYS?

IT WAS AFGHANISTAN.

AND IT WAS ALSO OPERATING IN

AFRICA.

AND WE COULD HAVEçç TAKEN

OSAMA BIN LADEN, WHO WAS

OPERATING IN AFRICA IF WE

HAD GONE AFTER HIM BOLDLY.

AND AS FAR AS SADDAM

HUSSEIN, THERE WAS A MAN

NAMED ANTHONY LAKE, WHO

HAPPENED TO BE OUR NATIONAL

SECURITY ADVISOR TO, I

BELIEVE, PRESIDENT CLINTON.

AND THERE WERE AT THE TIME

FORCES IN IRAQ WHO WANTED TO

OVERTHROW SADDAM HUSSEIN,ç

A' THEY WERE MERELY ASKING

FOR PERMISSION FROM THE

UNITED STATES, AND ANTHONY

LAKE SAID, DON'T GIVE IT TO

THEM, AND SO THE PRESIDENT

SAID DON'T DO IT.

AND THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW

WE'VE GOT THIS BIG WAR.

WE DIDN'T NEED IT.

WE DIDN'T NEED IT.

IT WAS A TERRIBLE BLUNDER.

OKAY.

Wendy: KAY WRITES, "I

WAS RECENTLY MARRIED AND I'M

HAVING DIFFICULTY WITH NOT(%ZejjU)jt ANYTHINGç ABOUT MY

HUSBAND'S BUSINESS, THE

FINANCES AND HOW HE PAYS HIS

SON WHO WORKS FOR HIM.

IT SEEMS HE IS

OVERCOMPENSATING HIS SONS,

AND OUR MARRIAGE IS SECOND.

HIS PREVIOUS WIFE DRAINED

HIM AND I AM NOT THIS WAY."

Pat: IT SEEMS LIKE YOU

MADE A MISTAKE BY LEAPING

IN.

THEY SAYç LOVE ISç BLIND, AND

IT SOUNDS LIKE LOVE IS BLIND

IN YOUR CASE.

THE FACT THAT A MAN IS

PAYING HIS SON A NICE SALARY

SHOULDN'T BE YOUR CONCERN.

IF YOU LEAVE THE BUSINESS

ALONE, LET HIM RUN THE

BUSINESS.

THAT'S OKAY.

SUPPORT HIM IN IT.

BUT YOU DON'T KNOW

ANYTHING -- I DON'T KNOW

WHAT TO SAY.

YOU SHOULD HAVE FOUND THIS

OUT BEFORE YOU GOT MARRIED.

YOU CANçç ASK HIM, AND MAYBE

HE'LL TELL YOU AND MAYBE HE

WON'T.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY.

I THINK THE BEST THING THAT

YOU COULD DO IN THIS CASE IS

LET YOUR HUSBAND RUN HIS OWN

BUSINESS.

AND YOU SUPPORT HIM AND YOU

SAY I LOVE YOU.

AND IF HE GOES BROKE, WELL,

THAT'S TOO BAD.

HIS LAST WIFE, YOU SAID,

CLEANED HIM OUT, SO MAYBE HE

IS BUILDING ITç UP.ç

HE LOVES HIS SON, AND THAT'S

OKAY.

Wendy: EXCELLENT

ANSWERS AND SOME GREAT

QUESTIONS.

Pat: YES, THEY ARE.

WELL, JAMES AND ANGELA

HUGHES RUN A MILLION DOLLAR

HOME INSPECTION BUSINESS.

BUT JUST A FEW YEARS AGO,

THEY WERE SELLING THEIR OWN

HOME, DECLARING BANKRUPTCY

AND LIVING ON UNEMPLOYMENT

COMPENSATION.

Reporter:ç ASç A YOUNG

COMPANY, JAMES AND ANGELA

INVESTED THEIR WHOLE SAVINGS

LAUNCHING THEIR OWN

BUSINESS.

IT WAS ALL CONSUMING.

WE NO LONGER HAD ANY TIME

FOR CHURCH, FOR PRAYER,

FELLOWSHIP WITH OTHER

BELIEVERS.

WE WEREN'T TITHING.

Reporter: DESPITE ALL

OF THEIR HARD WORK AND THE

INCOME POURING IN, THEY

WEREN'T MAKING A PROFIT.

IT WAS VERY HARD AS Aç

MN'

I GUESS FROM A STANDPOINT OF

JUST BEING A PROVIDER.

NO MATTER HOW MUCH MONEY

WE WOULD MAKE, AT THE END OF

THE MONTH, THERE WAS MORE

MONTH THAN THERE WAS MONEY.

WE LEARNED QUICKLY WITHOUT

DOING THINGS THE LORD'S WAY,

IT DOESN'T WORK.

Reporter: THE HUGHES

EVENTUAL HALL T HAD TO

CLOSE THE BUSINESS AND

DECLARE BANKRUPTCY.

WEç LOSTç EVERYTHING, EVEN

OUR VEHICLES.

WE DIDN'T HAVE A VEHICLE, WE

DIDN'T HAVE A HOME, WE WERE

SELLING OUR FURNITURE.

WE LOST EVERYTHING.

WE HAD TO FILE FOR

UNEMPLOYMENT.

WE HAD TO APPLY FOR FOOD

STAMPS.

Reporter: THE COUPLE

DESPERATELY CRIED OUT TO GOD

FOR HELP.

I REMEMBER GETTING ON OUR

KNEES IN THE LIVING ROOM AND

HOLDING HANDS.

AND I REMEMBER WHEN I GOT

OFF OF MY KNEES AFTER SAYING

THAT PRAYER, I JUST FELT0Açj4(P&Cú

WEIGHT, YOU KNOW, BE

LIFTED.

AND AFTER THAT PRAYER WE

WERE WATCHING "THE 700

CLUB," AND PAT ROBERTSON WAS

TEACHING ON THE LAWS OF

RECIPROCITY.

Pat: THE ACTION THAT

YOU NEED TO TAKE IS TO

GIVE.

IT REALLY KIND OF DAWNED

ON US THAT THIS IS WHAT GOD

WANTS US TO DO.

AND WE STARTEDç TITHING.ç

Pat: FOR WITH THE SAME

MEASURE THAT YOU USE, IT

WILL BE MEASURED BACK TO

YOU.

NOW, THAT'S THE LAW OF

RESIPROCITY.

Reporter: JAMES AND

ANGELA WERE SO COMMITTED TO

THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES THEY

JUST LEARNED, THEY BEGAN

TITHING TO THEIR LOCAL

CHURCH AND TO CBN NEW THE

COLUMBINç"THE 700 CLUB&ç FROM

THEIR UNEMPLOYMENT CHECKS.

AND

THE BUSINESS BEGAN

POURING IN.

IN 2012, THE HUGHES' COMPANY

GROSSED OVER A MILLION

DOLLARS.

TODAY THEY'RE MEMBERS OF THE

"700 CLUB'S" CHAIRMAN

CIRCLE.

ALL OF US, WE NEED TO

LEARN HOW TO TAKE GOD AT HIS

WORD.

Pat: YOUç CAN'Tç OUTGIVE

GOD.

JOIN "700 CLUB."

I WANT TO SEND YOU "LIVING

UNDER GOD'S BLESSING."

Wendy: JOHN AND LINDA

SAID THE ENTIRE D.V.D. WAS

ASTOUNDING.

IT IS PROPHETIC AND

SOMETHING FOR ALL OF US.

IT CONNECTS US TO GOD'S

WISDOM AND UNDERSTANDING,

INCREASING OUR FAITH IN HIM

AND OURSELVES.

PAT'S MESSAGE WAS WONDERFUL

ANDç PERTINENTç TO TODAY.

Pat: THANK YOU.

I DIDN'T WRITE THAT, BUT YOU

COULDN'T HAVE DONE A BETTER

JOB.

"LIVING UNDER GOD'S

BLESSING," WHEN YOU JOIN

"700 CLUB."

HERE IS TODAY'S POWER

MINUTE, TAKEN FROM THE

GOSPEL OF LUKE: "ASK AND IT

WILL BE GIVEN UNTO YOU.

SEEK AND YOU WILL FIND.

KNOCK AND THE DOOR WILL BE

OPEN TO YOU.

FORç EVERYONEç WHO ASKS

RECEIVES, AND ONE WHO SEEKS,

FINDS, AND FOR THE ONE WHO

KNOCKS, THE DOOR WILL BE

OPEN."

GREAT PROMISES.

TOMORROW, WE'VE GOT

AMERICA'S PHARMACIST, A DEAR

FRIEND.

SHE WRITES SO MANY BOOKS I

CAN'T KEEP UP WITH HER.

SUZY COHEN TALKS ABOUT THE

HIDDEN EP DISK OF THYROID

DISEASE.

I HOPE I DON'T HAVE ANY OF

THAT.J!UTç SHE'LL BE HERE.

FOR WENDY AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

JOINING US.

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

[APPLAUSE]

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