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The 700 Club - August 15, 2014

Hollywood acting veteran Kevin Sorbo shares on themes of faith, doubt and disbelief. Plus, years of drug addiction left Jim picking up the pieces after a string of business failures. Read Transcript


PURE ANIMATION AT THAT

TIME WAS SO LIMITED, YOU

REALLY COULDN'T DO LIMBS OR

ARMS OR HAIR OR CLOTHES.

Wendy: THE CREATOR OF

BECKY'S TAIL CELEBRATES 20

YEARS OF BIBLE STORIES, AND

SHARES WHAT IS IN STORE FOR

THE FUTURE.

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO IS

STILL THE SAME FOR ME.

Wendy: AND THEN...A GOD

AMONGST MEN, AT LEAST HE

PLAYED ONE ON TV.

WE'LL TALK WITH ACTOR KEVIN

SORBO ON TODAY'S "700

CLUB."

*

Pat: WELCOME, LADIES

AND GENTLEMEN, TO THIS

EDITION OF "THE 700 CLUB."

HEY, THEY'RE SWEEPING

SYRIA.

THEY'RE SWEEPING IRAQ.

BUT THEY COULD BE COMING

AFTER YOU.

THAT'S THE THREAT THAT ISIS

IS NOW FACING, OR POSING,

TOWARDS EVERYONE WHO LIVES

IN THIS COUNTRY.

Wendy: THAT WARNING

COMES AT PRESIDENT OBAMA

SAYS OUR MILITARY DOESN'T

NEED TO INTERVENE IN IRAQ.

BUT IRAQI REFUGEES

DISAGREE.

THEY SAY THEY STILL NEED

HELP.

GARY LANE HAS THE STORY.

Reporter: PRESIDENT

OBAMA ANNOUNCED THERE WILL

BE NO NEED FOR THE UNITED

STATES TO RESCUE STRANDED

YAZIDIS FROM IRAQ'S MOUNT

SINJAR.

THAT'S BECAUSE FEW PEOPLE

ARE STILL THERE.

President Obama: WE

BROKE THE SIEGE OF MOUNT

SINJAR, AND WE HELPED

VULNERABLE PEOPLE REACH

SAFETY, AND WE HELPED SAVE

MANY INNOCENT LIVES.

Reporter: BUT YAZIDI

LEADERS DISAGREE, TELLING

THE "NEW YORK TIMES" THAT

THE CRISIS ISN'T OVER.

ANDoé

U.S. INTELLIGENCE

OFFICIALS WARN THE ISLAMIC

STATE HAS NOW GAINED

MOMENTUM.

AND THEY SAY THE ISLAMIC

TERRORISTS INTEND TO PROVE

THEIR POWER FAR BEYOND THE

MIDDLE EAST.

THEY WARN THE ISLAMIC STATE

MAY ATTEMPT A TERROR STRIKE

IN EUROPE OR THE UNITED

STATES, TO PRESERVE ITSELF

AS THE TRUE LEADER.

AND IT IS USING SOCIAL MEDIA

TO ADVANCE THE "IN YOUR

FACE" PROPAGANDA.

THIS ISIS PLAG WAS TAKEN

RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE WHITE

HOUSE, AND THERE WAS A

WARNING, "WE'RE IN YOUR

CITIES, WE'RE IN YOUR

STREETS."

GARY LANE, CBN NEWS.

Pat: WELL, SOMEBODY

ELSE IS IN OUR STREETS,

TOO.

IT'S OUR LOCAL POLICE.

AND WE SHOULD SUPPORT OUR

POLICE.

BUT THEY'RE GETTING VERY

MIL MILITARISTIC.

THEY'RE GOING AROUND WITH

ALL OF THIS COMBAT GEAR AND

ALL OF THE SNIPER RIFLES AND

THINGS LIKE THAT.

AFTER THIS WEEK'S VIOLENT

PROTESTS IN MISSOURI, JOHN

JESSUP HAS THAT STORY FROM

WASHINGTON.

HERE IS JOHN.

John: PAT, IT WAS A

NIGHT OF PEACEFUL PROTESTS

INFERRIN IN FERGUSON,

MISSOURI.

A STARK CONTRAST OF THE PAST

FOUR DAYS.

THE CHANGE COMES AFTER

MISSOURI'S GOVERNOR PUT THE

STATE HIGHWAY PATROL IN

GUARD INSTEAD OF THE LOCAL

POLICE.

AND

Reporter: FOR THE FIFTH

NIGHT, HUNDREDS FLOODED THE

STREETS OF FERGUSON,

DEMANDING ANSWERS IN THE

SHOOTING DEATH OF

18-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL BROWN.

BROWN, WHO WAS UNARMED, WAS

KILLED BY A POLICE OFFICER

LAST NIGHT.

GONE WERE SCENES LIKE THIS

FROM NIGHTS BEFORE.

PROTESTORS THROWING MOLOTOV

COCKTAILS AND ROCKS AT

POLICE.

AND IMAGES OF POLICE IN

PARAMILITARY GEAR, CLASHING

WITH DEMONSTRATORS, MANY OF

WHOM PROTESTED PEACEFULLY.

THE CHANGE COMES AFTER

MISSOURI'S GOVERNOR REPLACED

THE CITY'S LOCAL POLICE

PRESENCE WITH THE STATE

HIGHWAY PATROL.

HE HOPES THE PLAN WILL

DEFUSE THE TENSION BETWEEN

POLICE AND PROTESTORS.

I KNOW THAT FERGUSON WILL

NOT BE DEFINED AS A

COMMUNITY TORN APART BY

VIOLENCE.

Reporter: AND CHURCHES

HAVE BEEN HOLDING PRAYER

RALLIES.

CBN NEWS SPOKE WITH PASTOR

JOE KOSTEVENS NEAR

FERGUSON.

WE HAD AROUND 21 PASTORS

FROM ALL OVER THE AREA,

DRIVING AS FAR AS 45 MINUTES

AWAY TO COME AND TO PRAY.

AND ALSO WE WERE CENTERED

TOGETHER READING PRAYERS.

AND IT WAS NEAT TO SEE THE

DIVERSITIY.

Reporter: THURSDAY,

SOME PROTESTORS EVEN STOPPED

TO HUG AND CHAT WITH CAPTAIN

RON JOHNSON, A BLACK NATIVE

OF AREA WHO IS NOW

OVERSEEING SECURITY.

ACROSS THE COUNTRY, MANY ARE

CRITICIZING FERGUSON'S

MILITARY-LIKE APPROACH AS TO

POLICING PROTESTORS AS

OUTRAGEOUS.

WITH SOME BLAMING THE U.S.

GOVERNMENT.

THROUGH A PROGRAM CALLED

1033, THE PENTAGON OFFERS

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF

DOLLARS FOR POLICE WEAPONS.

AND ACCORDING TO "U.S.A.

TODAY", ST. LOUIS COUNTY LAW

ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

RECEIVED 12 5.56-MILLIMETER

RIFLES AND PISTOLS FROM THE

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

BETWEEN AUGUST OF 2010 AND

FEBRUARY 2013.

LAWMAKERS ARE CALLING FOR AN

END TO THE PROGRAM.

DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSMAN HANK

JOHNSON PLANS TO INTRODUCE

LEGISLATION TO CURB IT.

SAYING OUR MAIN STREETS

SHOULD BE A PLACE FOR

RELAXATION AND BUSINESS, NOT

A PLACE FOR TANKS.

AND RAND PAUL SAYS, "THE

MILITARIZATION OF OUR LAW

ENFORCEMENT IS DUE TO AN

EXPANSION OF GOVERNMENT

POWER IN THIS REALM"

CHARLENE AARON, CBN NEWS.

Reporter: NEW HOUSE

MAJORITY LEADER KEVIN

McCARTHY TELLS CBN NEWS

THAT ANY POTENTIAL ATTEMPT

TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT OBAMA

SHOULD BE TAKEN OFF THE

TABLE.

MCCARTHY SPOKE WITH DAVID

BRODY IN BAKERSFIELD,

CALIFORNIA.

A FEW CONSERVATIVES HAVE

MENTIONED IMPEACHMENT, BUT

McCARTHY PREFERS JOHN

BOEHNER'S ROUTE OF SUING THE

PRESIDENT FOR GOING BEYOND

HIS POWERS.

David: THE

IMPEACHMENT, SHOULD IT JUST

BE TAKEN OFF THE TABLE RIGHT

NOW, RIGHT HERE?

OH, YEAH.

WHEN PEOPLE ASK ME THAT, I

ASK, HAVE YOU MET JOSEPH

BIDEN?

David: STAND-UP

COMEDY, I LIKE THAT.

IF YOU REALLY LOOK AT

WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT,

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT BRINGING

BACK THE THREE CO-EVIL

BRANCHES.

IT IS NOT A LAWSUIT ABOUT AN

INDIVIDUAL.

IT IS ABOUT AN

ADMINISTRATION.

Reporter: YOU CAN FIND

DAVID BRODY'S LATEST NEWS

AND ANALYSIS AND INSIGHTS BY

GOING THE BRODY FILE ON

CBNNEWS.COM.

THE EBOLA OUTBREAK IN AFRICA

IS MUCH WORSE THAN THE

OFFICIAL NUMBERS SHOW

ACCORDING TO WORLD HEALTH

ORGANIZATION.

THE W.H.O. SAYS STAFF SEE

EVIDENCE THAT THE NUMBERS OF

REPORTED CASES AND DEATHS

VASTLY UNDERESTIMATE THE

MAGNITUDE OF THE OUTBREAK.

THE OFFICIAL DEATH TOLL NOW

STANDS OVER THOUSAND, AND

THE W.H.O. WARNS THE

OUTBREAK WILL CONTINUE FOR

SOME TIME.

BEING OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE

ARE CLOSELY CONNECTED TO 10

COMMON CANCERS.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A NEW

STUDY ON THE RELATIONSHIP

BETWEEN CANCER AND BODY

WEIGHT.

A HIGHER BODY WEIGHT INDEX

WAS TIED TO CANCERS OF THE

LIVER, COLON, GALLBLADDER,

UTERUS, KIDNEY, AND OTHER

FORMS OF CANCER.

THE FINDINGS WERE THE

HIGHEST EVER ON THE

CONNECTION OF CANCER AND

BEING OVERWEIGHT.

PAT, SOMEHOW THAT THE STUDY

FORGOT TO MENTION WATCHING

"THE 700 CLUB" TO STAY

HEALTHY.

Pat: WE'RE KILLING

OURSELVES, APPARENTLY.

IT IS AWFUL.

Wendy: IT IS.

CANCER IS HORRIBLE.

Pat: NOT JUST ONE

CANCER, BUT FIVE CANCERS, 10

CANCERS, EVERY CONCEIVABLE

PART OF YOUR BODY FULL OF

CANCER BECAUSE OF FAT.

Wendy: AND YOU JUST

HAVE ONE LIFE.

WHY NOT BE THE BEST YOU CAN

BE.

Pat: FAT ISN'T

NEUTRAL.

IT HAS ACTIVE TISSUE AND IT

CREATES ACTIVE ENZYMES AND

ANTIBODIES, AND IT IS

CARCINOGENIC.

WOW!

OKAY.

NOW?

Wendy: WELL, UP NEXT,

HE IS 20 YEARS OLD, BUT

LARRY THE CUCUMBER IS AS

FRESH AS EVER.

I MUST BE GENETICALLY

MODIFIED BECAUSE 20 YEARS

FOR THE SHELF LIFE OF A

CUCUMBER IS A PRETTY LONG

TIME.

Wendy: SURE IS.

WE'LL TAKE YOU BEHIND THE

SCENES OF "VEGGIE TALES," AS

THE BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO

CELEBRATES ITS 20th

ANNIVERSARY.

Wendy: WELL, IF YOU'RE

UNDER 20 YEARS OLD, OR IF

YOU'RE THE PARENT OF A CHILD

UNDER 20, YOU'RE FAMILIAR

WITH LARRY THE CUCUMBER AND

BOB THE TOMATO.

THEY'RE BOTH PART OF AN

AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY THAT

IS 20 YEARS OLD AND STILL

GROWING STRONG.

EFREM GRAHAM TAKES US BEHIND

THE SCENES OF "VEGGIE

TALES".

* IF YOU LIKE TO TALK TO

TOMATOES *

THAT SILLY THEME SONG

SERVES AT "VEGGIE TALES"

WELL-KNOWN SIGNATURE.

MIKE IS ONE OF THE ORIGINAL

CREATORS AT BIG IDEAS

PRODUCTION, WHICH LAUNCHED

THE COMPUTER-ANIMATED SERIES

IN 1993, JUST IN TIME FOR

CHRISTMAS.

COMPUTER ANIMATION AT

THAT TIME WAS SO LIMITED,

YOU COULDN'T REALLY DO LIMBS

OR ARMS OR HAIR OR CLOTHES.

SO WE NEEDED VERY SIMPLE

CHARACTERS.

Reporter: THAT'S WHY HE

AND A COLLEGE BUDDY CHOSE TO

ANIMATE VEGETABLES.

NO ONE UNDERSTANDS, THOUGH,

HOW THEY CREATED MORE THAN

40 EPISODES, SOLD MORE THAN

70 MILLION D.V.D., AND HAVE

NOW JOINED FORCES WITH

ANIMATION GIANT DREAMWORKS.

I REMEMBER THINKING, WE

DID IT, WE DID ONE SHOW OF

ANIMATION.

AND THEN WE WERE ABLE TO DO

A SECOND AND A THIRD, AND

THEN IT REALLY CAUGHT ON IN

CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORES AND

WITH FANS.

Reporter: FANS'

FAVORITES ARE THE SERIES'

HOST, THE CUCUMBER AND THE

TOMATO.

I DO THE VOICE FOR LARRY

AND FOR JEAN CLAUDE AND FOR

JERRY GORD, AND OSCAR, AND

SEVERAL SCALLOPS OF

TURNUPS.

LARRY, THE CUCUMBER,

THAT'S RIGHT.

Reporter: LARRY, THE

CUCUMBER, AND BOB, THE

TOMATO, HAVE BEEN INSPIRING

KIDS FOR 20 YEARS.

SOME THINGS HAVE CHANGED

DURING THAT TIME, BUT THE

MESSAGE HAS STAYED THE

SAME.

I MESSED UP.

WELL, I MESS UP ALL OF

THE TIME, ALL OF THE TIME,

AND GOD FORGIVES ME.

WE THOUGHT THERE WAS A

NEED FOR STORIES TAUGHT FROM

THE ASSUMPTION THAT THERE IS

A GOD WHO LOVES US AND HAS A

PLAN FOR OUR LIVES.

Reporter: AND THERE YOU

NEW CHARACTERS ADDING THEIR

STORY TO THE PLATE.

MERIBEL IS THE SWEET POTATO

IN "BEAUTY AND THE BEET."

AND ACTOR TERRY CRUZ IS

BRUCE THE ONION IN "CELERY

NIGHT FEVER."

I'VE BEEN A FAN FOR THE

LONGEST TIME.

MY OLDEST IS 27 NOW.

I REMEMBER THE SONGS AND THE

LESSONS, THEY JUST COME BACK

AT YOU.

IT REALLY STAYS IN YOUR

BRAIN AND IT NEVER LEAVES.

AND THAT GOES FOR PARENTS,

TOO, BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO

PLAY IT OVER AND OVER

AGAIN.

BUT WE ENJOY IT, TOO.

Reporter: THE ADDED

STAR POWER IS EXPANDING

"VEGGIE TALES" AUDIENCE.

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO IS

STILL THE SAME FOR ME.

I WANT TO HELP BRING

BIBLICAL VALUES TO KIDS AND

FAMILIES EVERYWHERE.

Reporter: THE BIG

IDEA'S TEAM RECENTLY RENEWED

THAT SPECIAL TO FAMILY, AND

OPENED ITS DOORS EXCLUSIVELY

TO CBN NEWS AND MOMS FROM

ACROSS THE COUNTRY, WHO

WRITE SOME OF THE LEADING

PARENTING BLOGS.

THE "VEGGIE TALES" DAY

INCLUDED A LOOK AT THE

ARTISTRY.

I DO A CIRCLE LIKE THAT

FOR THE HEAD.

Reporter: AND THE AUDIO

WORK.

GIVE A BIG HAND TO THE

VEGGIE TONES.

Reporter: AND EVEN I

GOT A CHANCE TO JOIN THE

CAST.

COME ON, MERIBEL, YOU CAN'T

LOVE SOMEONE WHO DOESN'T

LOVE YOU BACK, ESPECIALLY

THAT OLD CROW.

KATRINA, WE CAN ALL BE

NASTY, BUT EVERYONE DESERVES

TO BE LOVED.

Reporter: A SNEAK PEEK

AT THE NEW TV SERIES --

THIS STUFF IS ROUGH

ANIMATION.

IT IS NOT THE FINAL.

Reporter: -- GAVE THESE

MOMS THE CHANCE TO FALL IN

LOVE ALL OVER AGAIN.

THERE ARE ADULTS MY AGE

WHO REMEMBER IT FROM

CHILDHOOD.

THERE IS NOTHING LIKE

INTRODUCING YOUR KIDS TO

SOMETHING THAT YOU LOVED

WHEN YOU WERE A KID.

I THINK IT IS UNIQUE THAT

IT IS FAITH-BASED, BUT IT IS

NOT PREACHY.

I THINK THEY HAVE DONE AN

AMAZING JOB OF DOING A

MELTING POT, SO MUCH INTO

ONE SHOW.

AND BEING A CHRISTIAN

MYSELF, I LOVE HAVING THE

FAITH-BASED VALUES INTO

EVERYTHING AND STILL MAKING

IT FUNNY.

* VEGGIE TALES, VEGGIE

TALES *

Reporter: THIS

VEGETABLES WITH A MESSAGE

ARE STILL FRESH FOR ANOTHER

GENERATION.

DID YOU EVER THINK YOU WOULD

BE AROUND THIS LONG?

AS A CUCUMBER?

I DON'T KNOW, I MUST BE

GENETICALLY MODIFIED BECAUSE

20 YEARS FOR THE SHELF LIFE

OF A CUCUMBER IS A PRETTY

LONG TIME.

Wendy: CONGRATULATIONS

TO "VEGGIE TALES" FOR

LASTING AND GIVING US GREAT

BIBLICAL STORIES.

COMING UP, HE IS BEST KNOWN

FOR HIS ROLE AS HERCULES,

BUT HE PLAYS A TOWERING

AHTEIST IN THE MR. "GOD'S

NOT DEAD."

ALL I REQUIRE FROM EACH

OF YOU IS YOU FILL IN THE

PAPERS THAT I'VE GIVEN YOU

WITH THREE LITTLE WORDS,

"GOD IS DEAD."

Wendy: ACTOR KEVIN

SORBO JOINS US LIVE, JUST

AHEAD.

Wendy: WELCOME BACK.

THE MOVIE "GOD'S NOT DEAD"

WAS A BOX OFFICE SMASH.

THE FILM HAD A $2 MILLION

BUDGET AND IT MADE MORE THAN

$60 MILLION.

ONE OF THE STARS OF THE SHOW

IS WITH US TODAY.

TAKE A LOOK.

Reporter: KEVIN SORBO

IS AN AMERICAN-BORN ACTOR

BEST KNOWN FOR HIS LEAD ROLE

IN HEBRE HERCULES, THE

LEGENDARY JOURNEY.

HE PLAYED THE MUSCLE-BOUND

DEMI GOD IN THAT SERIES THAT

RAN FOR SIX SEASONS.

AT THE TIME, IT BECAME ONE

OF THE HIGHEST RATED

SYNDICATED TELEVISION SHOWS

IN THE WORLD.

AND HE ALSO PLAYS A LEAD IN

A FANTASY FILM CALLED "THE

CONQUERER," AND MOST

RECENTLY, HE APPEARED IN THE

MOVIE "GOD'S NOT DEAD."

Wendy: AND THE MOVIE

"GOD'S NOT DEAD," IS NOW

AVAILABLE ON D.V.D.

IN CASE YOU DIDN'T MAKE IT

TO THE THEATERS.

PLEASE NOW WELCOME TO "THE

700 CLUB," ACTOR KEVIN

SORBO.

SO GREAT TO MEET YOU.

IT IS GREAT TO BE HERE.

Wendy: I'M A LITTLE

STAR STRUCK.

BEAR WITH ME.

IT TOOK $2 MILLION TO MAKE

IT, AND IT MADE $60 MILLION

AT THE THEATERS.

WHY DO YOU THINK IT DID SO

WELL?

I THINK WE'RE REACHING A

TIPPING POINT IN AMERICA

WHERE WE'RE FED UP WITH THE

PROJECTS COMING OUT OF

HOLLYWOOD THAT DON'T REFLECT

THEIR MORALS.

"GOD IS NOT DEAD" WAS PURELY

WORD OF MOUTH.

THIS IS MY FIFTH MOVIE WITH

THEM, BY THE WAY.

THE FIRST ONE WAS CALLED

"WHAT IF?"

AND IT IS ON NEXT FLEX

NETFLIX RIGHT NOW.

YOU HAVE A $2 MILLION MOVIE,

AND TO GET IN 780 SCREENINGS

WAS HUGE.

AND IT BUMPED IT TO 2,000

SCREENS, AND IT STAYED UP

THERE FOR THREE AND A HALF

MONTHS AND IT WAS REALLY

BECAUSE OF PEOPLE WANTING TO

SEE A MOVIE LIKE THIS.

Pat:

Wendy: YOU PLAY A

PRETTY CO CONVINCING

ATHEIST.

LET'S TAKE A LOOK.

DO YOU THINK YOU'RE

SMARTER THAN ME?

DO YOU THINK THERE IS ANY

ARGUMENT YOU CAN MAKE THAT I

WON'T HAVE AN ANSWER FOR?

I NEVER SAID I WAS

SMARTER.

THAT'S THE FIRST

INTELLIGENT THING YOU SAID.

I WANT TO MAKE THIS CLEAR,

IN THAT CLASSROOM, THERE IS

A GOD, AND I'M HIM.

AND I'M ALSO A JEALOUS GOD,

SO DO NOT TRY TO HUMILIATE

ME IN FRONT OF MY STUDENTS.

I ALSO CHECKED UP ON YOUR

DECLARED MAJOR, PRE-LAW.

WHAT EXACTLY IS PRE-LAW.

WE DON'T AWARD DEGREES IN

THAT.

DON'T BOTHER ANSWERING.

BUT KNOW THIS: IF YOU TRULY

FEEL A NEED TO CONTINUE WITH

THIS CHARADE, I WILL MAKE IT

MY PERSONAL MISSION TO

DESTROY ANY HOPE OF A LAW

DEGREE IN YOUR FUTURE.

HAVE A NICE DAY.

Wendy: DID YOU SAY GOD

BLESS AT THE END --

NO, I SAID, "HAVE A NICE

DAY."

GOD BLESS WOULD HAVE BEEN

FUNNY.

Wendy: THAT WAS ONE OF

THE MOST CHILLING SCENES IN

THAT MOVIE.

AND YOU WERE EVIL IN THAT

SCENE.

AND YOU'RE A BELIEVER.

I AM.

Wendy: WHAT ATTRACTED

YOU TO THIS PART?

I HAVE TO GIVE KUDOS TO

PEER SCRIPTS.

I READ THE SCRIPT, AND I WAS

IN RIGHT AWAY.

I HAVE ATHEIST FRIENDS, AND

WE'VE HAD DEBATES.

BUT I'VE SEEN THESE ATHEISTS

ON TELEVISION, ON CABLE

OUTLETS, AND THEY'RE SO

ANGRY.

AND PART OF ME, I FEEL PITY

FOR THEM.

I LAUGH AND GO, HOW CAN YOU

BE SO ANGRY ABOUT SOMETHING

YOU DON'T BELIEVE IN.

Wendy: EXACTLY.

AND WHY DO WE GIVE SUCH A

LARGE VOICE TO THEM.

THEY PULL DOWN NATIVITY

SCENES DOWN -- WHY PULL DOWN

SOMETHING THAT YOU BELIEVE

IN.

AND WE USED TO HAVE A THE

MAJORITY, AND WE DON'T HAVE

THAT.

WE'RE LOSING OUR FREEDOM OF

SPEECH.

AND PART OF OUR COUNTRY HATE

THE TRUTH.

Wendy: YOU'VE BEEN A

BELIEVER SINCE YOU WERE 12

YEARS OLD.

I GREW UP IN MINNESOTA

AND I GREW UP IN A LUTHERAN

CHURCH, AND NOW I GO TO A

NON- DENOMINATIONAL CHURCH.

WHEN I WAS 13, I SAW A BILLY

GRAHAM SPEECH AT A CRUSADE

IN ST. PAUL.

IT WAS A HOT AUGUST NIGHT,

AND I JUST REMEMBER IT WAS

AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE FOR

ME.

I WALKED UP FRONT WITH A

FRIEND OF MINE TO MEET WITH

ONE OF THE VOLUNTEERS, AND

TALKED AND PRAYED, AND IT IS

A MOMENT THAT HAS BEEN VERY

INDELIBLE TO MY LIFE AND

STUCK WITH ME.

Wendy: SO MANY PEOPLE

HAVE GOTTEN SAVED THROUGH

BILLY GRAHAM MINISTRIES

AND/OR WATCHING "THE 700

CLUB."

TRUE.

Wendy: SO MANY PEOPLE

KNOW YOU FROM HERCULES.

NOT A BAD THING.

THERE I JUST PLAYED A HALF

GOD.

JAW A DEMI WAS A DEMI GOD.

AND THERE IS MY WIFE.

Wendy: YOU MET HER ON

THE SET?

YES.

AND HER NAME IS SAM.

Wendy: I READ THAT THE

FIRST SCENE YOU HAD WITH

HER, YOU WERE SO NERVOUS YOU

FORGOT YOUR LINES.

I NEVER FORGET MY LINES.

I HATE TO SAY NEVER, BUT I

WAS BLOWN AWAY COMPLETELY.

Wendy: I CAN SEE WHY

YOU WERE SMITTEN, SHE IS

GORGEOUS.

SHE IS ON A RADIO SHOW.

NUMBER 12 IN THE COUNTRY

RIGHT NOW.

THERE IS MY FAMILY.

THAT WAS A COUPLE OF YEARS

AGO.

I'M LOOKING AT THE MOHAWK,

THE OLDEST ONE, AND HE IS

ALMOST 13.

HE DOESN'T LIKE THAT NOW.

Wendy: THEY ARE

ADORABLE.

THEY'RE GREAT KIDS.

Wendy: THINGS HAVEN'T

BEEN AS PICTURE-PERFECT FOR

YOU.

YOU WERE OUT PROMOTING YOUR

FIRST MOVIE WHEN YOU NOTICED

SOMETHING WAS HAPPENING WITH

YOUR ARM --

I WAS IN HERCULES FIVE,

AND I WAS ABOUT TO START MY

SECOND ACTION MOVIE FOR

UNIVERSAL.

I HAD PROBLEMS IN MY LEFT

SHOULDER.

I COULDN'T FIGURE OUT WHAT

WAS GOING ON, AND BEFORE

THEY COULD FIND OUT WHAT IT

WAS, IT TURNED OUT TO BE AN

ANEURYSM.

AND THREE CLOTS WENT TO MY

BRAIN AND UNFORTUNATELY I

SUFFERED THREE STROKES.

OBVIOUSLY, I COULD HAVE BEEN

KILLED INSTANTLY.

TWO WENT TO MY BALANCE

CENTER, ONE WENT TO MY

VISION, AND I SPENT THE NEXT

FEW MONTHS LEARNING HOW TO

WALK AGAIN.

I WAS VERY FORTUNATE.

I HAVE A BOOK OUT NOW CALLED

"TRUE STRENGTH."

AND I'VE DONE A LOT OF

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON IT.

IT IS A MOTIVATIONAL BOOK.

THERE IS A LOT OF HUMOR.

IT IS NOT A DOWNER.

AND I'VE HAD PEOPLE COME UP

TO ME THAT WERE CAR CRASH

SURVIVORS, STROKE SURVIVORS,

AND SAYING THAT THE BOOK HAS

MOTIVATED THEM FOR NOT

FEELING SORRY FOR

THEMSELVES, BECAUSE WE'RE

ALL GOING TO HIT THAT WALL

ONE DAY.

Wendy: ISN'T IT AN

IRONY BEING HERCULES AND

HAVING THIS MAJOR INJURY --

IT WAS TOUGH FROM PLAYING

THE STRONGEST GUY IN THE

WORLD TO SOMEONE WHO

COULDN'T STAND UP.

IT WAS A LONG BATTLE FOR

ME.

Wendy: DO THEY KNOW

WHAT CAUSED IT?

WAS IT WORKING OUT TOO

HARD?

IT COULD HAVE BEEN FROM

BIRTH OR FROM LIFTING

WEIGHTS.

AT THE TIME I WAS

230 POUNDS.

I WAS PRETTY RIPPED UP ON

HERCULES.

THEY DON'T KNOW.

IT COULD HAVE BEEN A

COMBINATION OF STRESS.

IF I WAS FEELING STRESS, I

DIDN'T KNOW IT.

IT WAS 14 HOURS A DAY, AND

TWO HOURS A DAY LIFTING

WEIGHTS.

Wendy: YOU MADE A

COMPLETE RECOVERY?

YES.

I KNOW WHAT THINGS I CAN DO,

BUT I'VE PASSED ALL OF THE

PHYSICAL TESTS.

Wendy: AND YOU'RE BACK

IN THE GYM?

IT TOOK ME ABOUT A YEAR

TO GET BACK WORKING OUT.

BUT I'M BACK IN THE GYM.

Wendy: YOU'VE BEEN

MARRIED SINCE 1997, THREE

CHILDREN --

1998.

WE MET IN '96 AND MARRIED A

YEAR AND A HALF LATER.

I TOLD MY WIFE, IN HOLLYWOOD

THAT'S LIKE A SILVER

ANNIVERSARY.

I WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE FIVE

WIVES AFTER 16 YEARS.

CERTAINLY OUR FAITH PLAYS A

BIG PART IN IT.

WE HOME-SCHOOL THE KIDS, AND

I THINK THAT IS IMPORTANT.

WE DECIDED TO DO ABOUT FOUR

YEARS AGO BECAUSE I TRAVEL

SO MUCH.

I'VE DONE ABOUT 40

INDEPENDENT MOVIES OVER THE

LAST NINE YEARS.

AND WE HAVE A NEW TV SERIES

WE'RE PITCHING, AND IT IS IN

THE FAITH-BASED WORLD.

Wendy: DO YOU HAVE ANY

FAITH-BASED MOVIES IN THE

WORKS?

I HAVE ONE CALLED

"REVELATION ROAD," AND FROM

PEER FLIX.

AND I'VE GOT A FAMILY COMEDY

COMING OUT IN THEATERS FROM

NOVEMBER.

FROM HOWIE COSNER.

IT'S CALLED "THE SECRET

HANDSHAKE."

Wendy: AND I LOVED YOUR

ROLE IN "SOUL SURFER."

"GOD IS NOT DEAD" IS NOW ON

D.V.D., AND I ENCOURAGE YOU

TO PICK UP A COPY WHEREVER

D.V.D.s ARE SOLD.

I'VE WATCHED IT TWICE

ALREADY.

KEVIN, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

BEING HERE.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

IT IS MY PLEASURE.

Wendy: WE'LL BE RIGHT

BACK WITH MORE AFTER THIS.

STILL AHEAD, I DIDN'T

REALLY SEE ANY RED FLAGS.

Wendy: HER LOVE WAS

BLIND.

SHE HAD NO IDEA THE DEPTH

OF MY ADDICTION.

Wendy: AND HIS DECEIT,

BOUNDLESS.

LIE UPON LIE UPON LIE.

Wendy: LIES AND

MARRIAGE, LATER ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB INTERACTIVE."

I DIVORCED HIM IN MY HEAD

ABOUT EVERY DAY.

AND WELCOME BACK TO "THE

700 CLUB."

THE NUMBER OF ANTI-SEMITIC

INCIDENTS HAS JUMPED

DRAMATICALLY AROUND THE

WORLD SINCE ISRAEL'S

MILITARY OPERATION IN GAZA.

THAT IS ACCORDING TO A NEW

REPORT BY THE

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE.

THE A.D.L. FOUND EXAMPLES OF

SERIOUS VIOLENCE AGAINST

JEWS AND JEWISH BUILDINGS IN

WESTERN EUROPE, CANADA AND

AFRICA.

THE REPORT LOOKED AT

COUNTRIES OUTSIDE THE U.S.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

PROVIDING EMERGENCY

RESOURCES TO ISRAELI

FAMILIES ALONG THE GAZA

BORDER AS TENSIONS REMAIN

HIGH IN GAZA.

ISRAELI FAMILIES NEAR THE

BORDER LIVE IN CONSTANT FEAR

AND UNCERTAINTY.

WITH LITTLE TO NO WARNING,

THESE FAMILIES MUST QUICKLY

FIND SHELTER TO PROTECT

THEMSELVES DURING A SUDDEN

ATTACK, AND SOMETIMES MUST

REMAIN THERE FOR LONG

PERIODS OF TIME.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

PROVIDING EMERGENCY

RESOURCES, INCLUDING

MUCH-NEEDED SUPPLIES AND

EVEN BOMB SHELTERS FOR

VULNERABLE AREAS ALONG THE

GAZA BORDER.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

"OPERATION BLESSING" BY

GOING TO ITS WEBSITE AT

OB.ORG.

PAT AND WENDY ARE BACK WITH

MORE OF "700 CLUB" RIGHT

AFTER THIS.

Wendy: ON THE EIGHTH

DAY, GOD CREATED A FARMER

MER.

I BELIEVE IN THIS.

Wendy: AND TODAY,

AMERICA NEEDS MORE OF THEM.

I'M IN FARMING FOR LIFE,

THERE IS NO QUESTION ABOUT

THAT.

Wendy: MEET THE NEXT

GENERATION OF FARMERS AND

SEE HOW THEY'RE CHANGING THE

WAY WE EAT.

I SEE FARMING AS MY

MISSION FIELD.

Wendy: PLUS, FROM THE

MOVIE "WHEN THE GAME STANDS

TALL," MONDAY ON "THE 700

CLUB."

Pat: WELCOME BACK.

YOU'RE WATCHING "THE 700

CLUB."

WE'RE SO HAPPY TO HAVE YOU

WITH US.

LIES, LIES, LIES, MORE

LIES.

THAT'S HOW JIM KEPT HIS

WIFE, DEBBIE, IN THE DARK.

AND HELD THEIR MARRIAGE

TOGETHER.

AND THEN ONE DAY DEBBIE WAS

WATCHING A TV COMMERCIAL

WHEN THE LIGHTS CAME ON, AND

SHE WAS BLINDED BY THE TRUTH

ABOUT HER OWN HUSBAND.

Reporter: AFTER MEETING

ON A BLIND DATE, JIM AND

ROBBIE QUICKLY FELL IN

LOVE.

I WANTED TO MARRY MY

WIFE, I THINK FROM THE FIRST

DAY I MET HERMENT.

WE'RE TALKING ON THE

PHONE UNTIL 3:00, 4:00 AND

THE MORNING.

YOU KNOW IT IS SPECIAL.

Reporter: THE COUPLE

MARRIED IN 1984, ROBBIE WAS

A CHRISTIAN AND KNEW JIM

DIDN'T SHARE HER FAITH, BUT

SHE DIDN'T KNOW HIS DARKEST

SECRET.

SHE HAD NO IDEA OF DEPTH

OF MY ADDICTION.

Reporter: JIM HAD BEEN

AN ALCOHOLIC AND DRUG ADDICT

SINCE HIS FIRST DRINK AT AGE

15.

ALCOHOL MADE ME FEEL LIKE

THE PERSON I THOUGHT I COULD

BE.

AND THEN I STARTED DOING

DRUGS.

Reporter: JIM HID HIS

HABIT FROM ROBBIE UNTIL THEY

WERE FIVE YEARS AND TWO

CHILDREN INTO THE MARRIAGE.

I DIDN'T REALLY SEE ANY

RED FLAGS OR DISCONNECT

UNTIL THINGS STARTED

HAPPENING.

HE HAD A REALLY GOOD JOB,

AND ALL OF A SUDDEN WE CAN'T

PAY OUR BILLS AND THINGS

WERE MISSING.

AND THERE IS ALWAYS STORIES

AND EXCUSES AS TO WHERE THE

MONEY HAS GONE.

IT TOOK MORE MORE AND

MORE AND MORE, AND IT WAS

$50 A WEEK OF COCAINE TO

$100 A WEEK UNTIL MY WHOLE

PAYCHECK WAS GOING TO THAT.

Reporter: ONE NIGHT

ROBBIE SAW A TELEVISION AD

THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING.

THIS COMMERCIAL CAME ON

ABOUT DRUG ADDICTION.

I KNOW IT WAS THE HOLY

SPIRIT TELLING ME, THAT'S

WHAT'S GOING ON.

THAT'S WHAT YOU NEED TO

CONFRONT JIM ABOUT.

THE WORLD STARTED CRUMBLING

IN.

IT IS DEVASTATING TO KNOW

YOU HAVE MARRIED SOMEONE AND

ARE LIVING WITH SOMEONE, WHO

IS THE FATHER OF YOUR

CHILDREN, WHO YOU LOVE

DEEPLY, BUT YOU CAN'T TRUST

HIM.

Reporter: AFTER ROBBIE

CONFRONTED HIM, JIM STARTED

A.AA.A. PROGRAMS, BUT FOR

YEARS, JIM'S ADDICTIONS HAD

A POWERFUL HOLD ON HIS

LIFE.

I LIED ABOUT EVERYTHING,

WHERE MY MONEY WAS GOING,

WHAT THIS LOAN WAS FOR.

LIE UPON LIE UPON LIE.

IT CAUSED A LOT OF

CONFLICT.

IT CAUSED A LOT OF FIGHTS.

BECAUSE WHEN HE WOULD COME

HOME AND I KNEW HE WAS

DRINKING, AND THEN THERE IS

JUST A LOT OF YELLING AND

SCREAMING AND YOU GO TO BED

MAD.

HE WOULD BE GONE FOR TWO OR

THREE DAYS AT A TIME, AND I

WOULDN'T KNOW WHERE HE WAS

OR WHAT HE WAS DOING.

Reporter: AFTER YEARS

OF DEALING WITH JIM'S

ADDICTION, ROBBIE CONSIDERED

DIVORCE.

I TELL PEOPLE THAT I

DIVORCED HIM IN MY HEAD

ABOUT EVERY DAY.

I CANNOT TELL YOU HOW MANY

TIMES I TOLD HIM, I CAN'T DO

THIS ANYMORE.

I'M DONE.

Reporter: INSTEAD OF

FILING FOR DIVORCE, ROBBIE

DECIDED TO PRAY.

THE THINGS, I WAS PRAYING

SPECIFICALLY FOR, OF COURSE,

WERE FOR JIM'S SOBRIETY.

I PRAYED FOR STRENGTH.

I WAS TIRED.

I WAS WARN OUT.

I WAS, LIKE, GOD, I KNOW

THAT YOUR WILL FOR HIM IS

NOT TO BE AN ALCOHOLIC/DRUG

ADDICT.

I KNOW THAT IS NOT YOUR WILL

FOR HIS LIFE.

I WOULD SAY THAT HONESTLY I

PRAYED FULLY AND INTENSELY

FOR ABOUT 10 YEARS, FOR GOD

TO JUST REALLY BRING BACK

THE MAN I KNEW THAT HE HAD

CREATED.

EVERY TIME I WENT OUT,

AND I WOULD GO AWAY FOR

THREE OR FOUR DAYS BECAUSE I

WOULD BEGIN TO BLACK OUT, I

WOULD BE AFRAID TO COME HOME

BECAUSE I THOUGHT THAT THE

DOORS WOULD BE LOCKED, BUT

THEY NEVER WERE.

MY WIFE CONTINUED TO ACCEPT

ME AND TAKE ME BACK.

Reporter: ROBBIE PRAYED

FOR YEARS, AND JIM

EVENTUALLY AGREED TO GO TO

CHURCH WITH HER.

I KNEW IF HE WAS IN

CHURCH, HE WAS GETTING FED.

GOD WAS YOU GOING TO USE

WHAT HE WAS HEARING AND

FEELING AND EXPERIENCING.

I ALWAYS KNEW THERE WAS A

GOD, BUT I NEVER FELT WORTHY

OF HIM TO PAY ATTENTION TO

ME.

WE HAD A PRAISE AND WORSHIP

ON SUNDAY NIGHTS, WHERE YOU

WOULD STAND UP AND PRAISE

GOD FOR WHAT HE HAS DONE IN

YOUR LIFE.

I STOOD UP AND SAID, I'M AN

ALCOHOLIC AND I CAN'T STOP.

AND THAT CHURCH, THEY JUST

GATHERED AROUND ME.

I STARTED TO FEEL GOD'S

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE THEN

BECAUSE I FELT IT THROUGH

HIS PEOPLE.

Reporter: JIM DEDICATED

HIS LIFE TO CHRIST, AND GOT

HELP FROM HIS CHURCH FOR HIS

ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE.

IT WAS THREE OR FOUR

YEARS WHERE PEOPLE HELPED ME

ALONG.

THEY DIDN'T JUDGE ME BECAUSE

OF MY ALCOHOLISM.

THEY HELPED ME THROUGH IT.

Reporter: EVEN WITH HIS

NEW FAITH, JIM CONTINUED TO

BATTLE HIS ADDICTIONS UNTIL

2006.

BUT EVERYTHING CHAIMPLEGD

CHANGED ONE RAINY WINTER

DAY.

THAT DAY I MADE THE

CHOICE.

I HID IN THE CLOSET BECAUSE

I DIDN'T WANT TO FACE THE

REALITY OF WHAT THIS WAS

DOING TO MY FAMILY ANYMORE.

I SAID, I CAN'T DO THIS

ANYMORE.

Reporter: JIM TURNED TO

THE BIBLE FOR HOPE.

I WENT TO 1 JOHN 2-3

ABOUT SIN, AND I SAID, GOD,

I CAN'T DO THIS ANYMORE.

AND HE SAID, I KNOW YOU

CAN'T.

BUT I CAN TAKE IT FROM YOU.

Reporter: JIM SAYS GOD

COMPLETELY DELIVERED HIM

FROM HIS ADDICTIONS THAT

DAY.

I THINK I KNEW IT WAS

IMMEDIATELY GONE BECAUSE THE

WEIGHT HAD LIFTED FROM ME.

IT WAS AMAZING.

AGAIN, IT WAS THAT POINT OF

THE NEXT DAY, I DIDN'T HAVE

TO DRIVE BY THE LIQUOR STORE

FIVE OR SIX TIMES.

I DIDN'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT

AM I GOING DO CALL MY

COCAINE DEALER.

IT WASN'T THERE ANYMORE.

Reporter: ROBBIE SAID

IT TOOK SOME TIME FOR GOD TO

RESTORE THE TRUST IN THEIR

MARRIAGE, BUT SHE SAW A TRUE

CHANGE IN HER HUSBAND.

IT GOT TO THE POINT WHERE

HE WAS COMING HOME FROM WORK

ON TIME.

HE BECAME PART OF THE

FAMILY.

HE BECAME ENGAGED IN WHAT WE

WERE DOING.

THE MARRIAGE BECAME FUN

AGAIN.

WE ARE SPENDING TIME

TOGETHER AND SHARING OUR

LIVES TOGETHER.

Reporter: TODAY, ALMOST

A DECADE LATER, THE COUPLE

IS CLOSER THAN EVER, AND JIM

NEVER TURNED BACK TO HIS OLD

LIFESTYLE.

THEY RUN THEIR OWN MINISTRY

CALLED D.U.I. MINISTRY.

THEY BOTH SAY THEY CAN SEE

THE POWER OF PRAYER IN THEIR

MARRIAGE.

IF GOD HAD NOT

INTERVENED, I WOULD EITHER

BE DIVORCED, DEAD, OR IN

JAIL.

GOD AND MY WIFE WAS THE ONLY

REASON THAT HELD ANY OF THIS

TOGETHER.

IT WAS HER DEVOTION TO GOD

THAT HELPED US TOGETHER.

EVEN IF YOU'RE MARRIED TO

SOMEONE WHO IS NOT A

CHRISTIAN, IF YOU DO WHAT IS

RIGHT, GOD WILL SAVE YOUR

MARRIAGE.

WHAT I WOULD SAY TO THE

WOMEN WHO ARE IN THAT

SITUATION, OR ANY SITUATION

THAT REMOTELY LOOKS LIKE

THAT, DON'T GIVE UP.

GOD HOLDS YOU IN THE PALM OF

HIS HAND.

REACH OUT.

GOD IS FAITHFUL.

WE'VE GOT TO PERSEVERE, NOT

GIVE UP.

Pat: YOU KNOW, EARLIER

TODAY WE DID A STORY ABOUT

"VEGGIE TALES", AND NOW I

UNDERSTAND DREAMWORKS IS

BUYING IT.

IT HAS LITTLE STORIES ABOUT

VEGETABLES.

AND WHERE DOES ALCOHOL COME

FROM?

IT COMES FROM CORN, IT COMES

FROM BARLEY, AND OTHER TYPES

OF GRAIN.

AND WHERE DOES COCAINE COME

FROM?

IT COMES FROM A PLANT.

WHERE DOES HEROIN COME

FROM?

IT COMES FROM THE OPIAD

POPPY.

VEGETABLES -- VEGETABLES,

THERE ARE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE

WHO ARE SLAVES TO

VEGETABLES.

AND GOD MADE YOU TO HAVE

DOMINION OVER THE EARTH AND

OVER EVERYTHING ON THE

EARTH, AND YOU'RE SUPPOSED

TO REIGN AND RULE WITH HIM.

YOU'RE CREATED IN HIS

IMAGE.

IF IS SOME OF YOU RIGHT NOW

ARE SLAVES TO ALCOHOL,

YOU'RE A SLAVE TO A

VEGETABLE.

YOU ARE A SLAVE TO A

VEGETABLE.

DO YOU WANT TO BE A SLAVE TO

A VEGETABLE OR DO YOU WANT

TO BE FREE?

GOD SAID, I WILL SET YOU

FREE.

I WILL ABSOLUTELY SET YOU

FREE.

I WANT TO PRAY FOR YOU RIGHT

NOW, AND I WANT YOU TO PRAY

WITH ME.

IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH

ALCOHOL, A PROBLEM WITH

MARIJUANA, COCAINE -- ANY OF

THESE THINGS, THEY'RE ALL

VEGETABLES, ALL OF THEM.

AND YOU'RE NOT GOING TO BE A

SLAVE ANY LONGER.

YOU'RE GOING TO BE FREE.

DO YOU WANT TO STAND UP AND

BE FREE?

PRAY WITH ME NOW.

PRAY THESE WORDS AND MEAN

THEM IN YOUR HEART.

LORD GOD, I DECLARE THAT I

AM CREATED IN THE IMAGINE

IMAGE OF GOD.

AND, LORD, I RENOUNCE THE

TYRANNY OF VEGETABLES IN MY

LIFE.

I WILL NOT BE A SLAVE TO

VEGETABLES.

I WILL BE FREE BECAUSE

YOU'VE GIVEN ME DOMINION

OVER THE EARTH.

AND SO, LORD, I COMMAND

THESE THINGS TO LEAVE ME.

I COMMAND SATAN TO SET ME

FREE.

AND I ASK LORD, AND I ASK

HUMBLY, COME INTO MY HEART.

LIVE IN ME.

YOU BE THE RULER OF MY

LIFE.

I SUBMIT TO YOU.

YOU GOVERN ME.

I WANT TO BE GOVERNED BY GOD

ALMIGHTY, NOT BY FRUITS AND

VEGETABLES.

I GIVE YOU MY LIFE, LORD,

AND I RECEIVE YOUR

ANOINTING.

IN JESUS' NAME, I DECLARE

THAT I AM FREE FROM THIS

MOMENT ON.

THANK YOU, LORD.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME JUST

THEN, I WANT TO GIVE YOU

SOMETHING.

IT WILL HELP YOU.

WE'VE GOT SOMETHING ABOUT --

WELL, IT'S A LITTLE C.D.

YOU KNOW, YOU CAN PUT ONE OF

THESE THINGS IN YOUR

PLAYER.

IT IS 73 MINUTES.

IT WILL TELL YOU WHAT IT

MEANS TO BE BORN AGAIN, TO

HAVE AN EXCHANGED LIFE, TO

BE A NEW CREATURE IN CHRIST,

AND WHAT IT MEANS TO HAVE

DOMINION IN THE NAME OF THE

LORD JESUS CHRIST.

I'LL SEND THIS TO YOU FREE.

BUT IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME

JUST THEN, LET'S LET THIS BE

THE DAY OF LIBERTY, THE DAY

WE DECLARE OUR LIBERTY.

IT IS 1-800-759-0700.

CALL RIGHT NOW.

CALL RIGHT NOW.

SAY, I PRAYED WITH PAT AND I

HAVE DECLARED MYSELF FREE.

I WILL NO LONGER BE A

SLAVE.

I'M GOING TO BE A CHILD OF

GOD AND EXERCISE THE

DOMINION THAT GOD MADE FOR

ME.

GO TO YOUR PHONES RIGHT NOW

AND CALL IN.

1-800-759-0700.

HERE IS WENDY.

Wendy: THANKS, PAT.

WHEN WE COME BACK, WE'RE

GOING TO "BRING IT ON" WITH

YOUR E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

ELIZABETH SAYS, "MY

22-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER

RECENTLY STARTED WORKING IN

A BAR AND MET A GUY.

IN LESS THAN THREE MONTHS

SHE WENT TO LIVE WITH HIM.

MY HUSBAND AND I ARE

DEVASTATED.

WHAT CAN WE DO?"

STAY TUNED FOR PAT'S ANSWER

AND MORE RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Wendy: WE ARE SUPER

EXCITED ABOUT OUR NEW

"SUPERBOOK" OFFER, AND ITS

CALLED "THE HERO PACK."

AND IT INCLUDES THREE JOB

D.V.D.s, AND ONE D.V.D. OF

EACH OF THE FOLLOWING

EPISODES, "A GIANT

ADVENTURE," "ROAR," AND

"ESTHER."

TO GET YOUR HERO PACK, JOIN

OUR "SUPERBOOK" D.V.D. CLUB

FOR $25.

YOUR CREDIT CARD OR DEBIT

CARD WILL BE CHARGED

WHENEVER A NEW D.V.D. IS

RELEASED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, GIVE

US A CALL, 1-800-759-0700.

OR YOU CAN LOG ONTO

CBN.COM.

I'M HOLDING UP THE JOB ONE,

AND I THINK IT MIGHT BE MY

NEW FAVORITE.

Pat: IT IS TOUGH TO DO

A D.V.D. ABOUT JOB.

Wendy: AND THAT'S WHY I

THINK I LIKE IT SO MUCH.

ELIZABETH WRITES IN, "NI

ONLY DAUGHTER JUST TURNED

22, AND SHE WAS BORN INTO A

LOVING CHRISTIAN FAMILY.

SHE RECENTLY STARTED WORKING

IN A BAR, MET A GUY, AND IN

LESS THAN THREE MONTHS MOVED

OUT TO LIVE WITH HIM.

MY HUSBAND AND I ARE

DEVASTATED BECAUSE WE DON'T

UNDERSTAND WHAT HAPPENED.

THE ONLY THING WE CAN DO IS

PRAY FOR HER SAFETY, REALIZE

SHE MADE A MISTAKE, AND TURN

TO GOD.

HE IS 30 YEARS OLD AND A

POLICE OFFICER.

WE PRAY HE DIDN'T HURT HER.

SHE KNOWS WE LOVE HER, WE

PRAY FOR HER, AND WE ASK GOD

TO BLESS HER.

WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO?"

Pat: I DON'T UNDERSTAND

IT.

THE BIBLE SAYS, TRAIN UP A

CHILD IN THE WAY THEY SHOULD

GO AND THEY WON'T DEPART

FROM IT.

IF THE CHILD IS BROUGHT UP

IN THE THINGS OF THE LORD, I

DON'T UNDERSTAND.

SHE WORKS IN A BAR FOR THREE

MONTHS, AND THE NEXT THING

YOU KNOW SHE IS OFF WITH

THIS COP.

POLICEMEN ARE GREAT PEOPLE.

I WANT TO SAY IT OVER AND

OVER AGAIN.

THEY ARE TRAINED OFFICERS.

BUT AT THE SAME TIME, SOME

OF THESE GUYS ARE VERY

ROUGH.

THEY'VE BEEN TAUGHT MARTIAL

ARTS AND THEY'VE BEEN TAUGHT

WEAPONS.

AND THEY'RE USED TO DEALING

WITH HARDENED CRIMINALS, AND

THEY CAN BE VERY ABUSIVE TO

WOMEN.

AND THAT YOUR DAUGHTER IS

TIED IN TO SOMEONE WHO IS A

BIT OLDER THAN HER, THERE IS

SOMETHING WRONG.

FIRST OF ALL, SHE GOES TO

WORK IN A BAR, THAT MEANS

THAT YOU DIDN'T TELL HER

ABOUT THE PROBLEMS THERE.

SHE HAS A PICKUP AND GOES

AND HAS SEX WITH THIS GUY --

OBVIOUSLY, BECAUSE THEY'RE

LIVING TOGETHER.

THERE IS SOMETHING STRANGE.

I DON'T MEAN TO IMPUGN YOUR

PARENTING, BUT WHAT CAN YOU

DO NOW?

YOU CRY OUT TO GOD.

AND YOU SAY, GOD, I GIVE MY

DAUGHTER INTO YOUR HANDS,

AND I ASK THAT YOU MIGHT

BRING HER TO THE LORD.

AND MAYBE SHE AND THIS YOUNG

MAN, THIS POLICE OFFICER,

HE'LL FIND THE LORD AND

THEY'LL LIVE A LIFE TOGETHER

IN CHRIST.

IT'S POSSIBLE.

Wendy: SHE'LL HAVE A

GREAT TESTIMONY WHEN SHE

COMES BACK, FROM ALL OF

THIS.

Pat: OH, BOY.

BUT YOU KNOW, IT IS SO

DANGEROUS.

A GUY WHO HAS BEEN TRAINED

IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AND

SUDDENLY HE GETS ANGRY, AND

THE FIRST THING THAT IS OUT

THAT IS THIS SWEET LITTLE

22-YEAR-OLD.

Wendy: AND HE IS EIGHT

YEARS OLDER, AND THAT IS

PROBABLY MORE OF AN ISSUE AT

THIS POINT.

Pat: IT IS SO EASY.

Wendy: JESSICA WRITES,

"MY YOUNG DAUGHTER IS

BEGGING ME TO SEE THE DISNEY

MOVIE "FROZEN," AND I'VE

ALWAYS KEPT HER AWAY FROM

THE DISNEY MOVIES WITH THEIR

FOCUS ON MAGIC SPELLS AND

EVIL VILLAINS.

ALL OF HER FRIENDS HAVE SEEN

THIS MOVIE, INCLUDING THOSE

FROM CHURCH.

AM I OVERREACTING?

OR AM I RIGHT NOT TO ALLOW

HER TO SEE THIS MOVIE?"

Pat: I HAVEN'T SEEN

"FROZEN," BUT WE'VE DONE A

LITTLE RESEARCH ON THIS.

A LOT OF PEOPLE, INCLUDING

TED BARE, HAVE SPOKEN HIGHLY

OF IT.

Wendy: I LOVED IT.

BECAUSE IT WAS ABOUT TWO

SISTERS.

Pat: THERE ARE SOME

GOOD AND MORAL THINGS IN

IT.

LET'S FACE IT, THE BIBLE HAS

EVIL SPIRITS, DEMONS

SPEAKING TO PEOPLE.

IT HAS THE DEVIL.

IT HAS ALL OF THE THINGS

THAT GO ALONG.

THE FACT THAT IT IS SHOWN ON

THE SCREEN SHOULD NOT NEGATE

IT.

IF PEOPLE ARE BEING SEDUCED

INTO WORSHIPPING THE DEVIL,

THAT IS A DIFFERENT MATTER.

THERE IS ONLY SO MUCH YOU

CAN PROTECT YOUR CHILD

FROM.

AND ALL OF A SUDDEN SHE GETS

TO BE A FREAK AND SHE FEELS

UNCOMFORTABLE, AND YOU DON'T

WANT THAT.

IN A MOVIE LIKE THIS, HEY,

THE WORD IS OUT THAT WENDY

LIKES IT.

[LAUGHTER]

Wendy: ALL RIGHT.

WELL, LORI WRITES, "PAT, HOW

DOES A PERSON KNOW WHAT

THEIR SPIRITUAL GIFT, AND

HOW DO YOU KNOW GOD IS

SPEAKING TO YOU?"

Pat: WELL, GOD WILL

SPEAK -- LET THE PEACE OF

GOD BE AN UMPIRE IN YOUR

HEART, IS WHAT IT SAYS.

IF YOU HAVE THAT PEACE,

YOU'RE GOING ALONG AND ALL

OF A SUDDEN YOU LOSE THE

PEACE, AND THERE IS

SOMETHING THE MATTER.

IF YOU'RE IN TOUCH WITH THE

LORD AND YOU WALK WITH THE

LORD, THEN YOU'LL HAVE THE

PEACE OF GOD.

AND IF THE PEACE LIFTS, YOU

KNOW HE IS SAYING SOMETHING

IS THE MATTER.

YOUR GIFT -- IT'S WHATEVER

FEELS NATURAL TO YOU.

WHAT FEELS NATURAL?

DO YOU HAVE AN URGE?

DO YOU SEE SOMEBODY WHO IS

REALLY SICK AND YOU WANT TO

PRAY FOR THEM?

WELL, DO IT.

SUDDENLY SOMETHING COMES UP

WITHIN YOU AND YOU FEEL LIKE

SPEAKING IT OUT, SPEAK THE

OUT.

THAT'S HOW YOU LEARN.

Wendy: ANN WRITES, "I

JUST TURNED 80 AND I'M STILL

WORKING, BUT MY CO-WORKERS

ARE BUSY UPDATING THINGS

ELECTRONICALLY, AND I

REALIZE I DON'T HAVE THAT

MUCH TO DO ANYMORE.

I'VE BEEN IN THIS JOB A LONG

TIME, STILL LOVE IT, AND I'M

NOT READY TO LEAVE.

BUT I DON'T WANT MY SALARY

SIMPLY TO BE A BURDEN TO MY

EMPLOYER.

WHAT SHOULD I DO?"

Pat: IF YOU'RE A

BURDEN, THEY'LL LET YOU

KNOW.

YOU ADD SOMETHING TO THAT

WORK FORCE.

YOU ADD STABILITY.

YOU HAVE A KNOWLEDGE OF THE

HISTORY OF THE ORGANIZATION

THAT OTHERS DON'T HAVE.

I THINK, IF I WERE YOU, I

WOULDN'T WORRY ABOUT IT.

OF COURSE, LISTEN -- I

FOUNDED AN INTERNET COMPANY

IN CHINA.

I FOUNDED ONE.

I WAS INTO THIS STUFF.

AND I AM OVERWHELMED WITH

THESE NEW DEVICES.

EVERY TIME YOU TURN AROUND,

THEY'VE COME OUT WITH

SOMETHING ELSE.

I USED TO BE A PRETTY

PHOTOGRAPHER, AND NOW YOU

DON'T KNOW WHAT THE CAMERAS

DO WHEN THEY LOOK AT YOU,

THESE STRANGE BOXES.

IT IS TOUGH TO KEEP UP WITH

IT.

YOU'VE GOT TO RUN LIKE

CRAZY.

SO YOU'RE NOT ALONE IN THAT

REGARD.

Wendy: YOU KNOW WHAT

MADE MY MOM GET ON

Facebook -- SHE'S IN HER

70s -- SHE SAW MY

2-YEAR-OLD NEIAF NEPHEW

WITH HIS iPAD, AND SHE WAS

LIKE, IF HE CAN DO IT, I CAN

DO IT.

Pat: IT IS BAFFLING.

SOMETIMES YOU DON'T WANT

TO.

I'VE GOT DEVICES WITH ALL OF

THESE STRANGE THINGS, AND I

DON'T WANT ANYTHING TO DO

WITH THEM.

I WANT TO LIVE MY LIFE

SIMPLY.

Wendy: AND IT WON'T

SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE.

Pat: THERE IS A BOY

FROM INDONESIA WHO LOVES TO

PLAY SOCCER, BUT RECENTLY HE

WAS SIDELINED FROM HIS

FAVORITE GAME BECAUSE OF A

PAINFUL HERNIA, HIS SECOND

ONE IN THREE YEARS.

Reporter: RAFILINO WAS

ONLY FIVE YEARS OLD WHEN HE

HAD HIS FIRST HERNIA

OPERATION.

IT WAS JUST THREE YEARS

AGO HE HAD A HERNIA ON HIS

STOMACH.

NOW HE HAS ANOTHER ONE.

Reporter: HE KNEW HE

HAD TO BE CAREFUL NOT TO

AGGRAVATE HIS CONDITION OR

IT WOULD HURT.

IF I PLAY SOCCER, THE

LUMP WILL GROW BIGGER.

Reporter: HIS PARENTS

HAD BORROWED MONEY AND

WORKED HUNDREDS OF EXTRA

HOURS TO PAY FOR THE FIRST

SURGERY.

NOW THEY WOULD HAVE TO DO IT

ALL AGAIN.

WHEN WE FOUND THE SECOND

HERNIA, WE REALLY WERE OUT

OF MONEY.

AND IT WOULD BE VERY HARD TO

BORROW MONEY AGAIN.

Reporter: DINA'S

HUSBAND WORKS AS A SECURITY

GUARD AT A GAS STATION.

THEY STARTED SELLING SNACKS

AND COFFEE AGAIN TO TRY TO

SAVE MONEY FOR THE SECOND

SURGERY.

RAFILINO TOLD HIS PARENTS TO

STOP.

I DIDN'T WANT TO MAKE MY

MOM AND DAD IN DEBT AGAIN.

HE KNEW.

HE SAID, IF YOU AND DAD ARE

DOING THIS TO PAY FOR MY

OPERATION, YOU DON'T HAVE TO

DO IT.

Reporter: THEN ONE

AFTERNOON DINA WAS ABLE TO

REGISTER RAFILINO FOR A FREE

OPERATION FUNDED BY CBN

INDONESIA.

A SURGEON SOON OPERATED ON

HIM AND REPAIRED HIS

HERNIA.

AND HE TOLD US HE WAS MOST

EXCITED ABOUT ONE THING.

I CAN PLAY SOCCER NOW.

THANKS, CBN, FOR HELPING

MY SON.

MY PRAYER IS YOU CAN GIVE

HELP TO OTHERS LIKE YOU

HELPED US.

Pat: I RECALL ONE YEAR

WE DID ABOUT 27,000 MEDICAL

PROCEDURES, SURGERIES AND

THINGS, IN INDONESIA.

WE HAD A TEAM THERE AND A

TEAM IN THE PHILIPPINES.

YOU KNOW, THIS YOUNG BOY WE

HELPED -- YOU HELPED.

YOU REACHED OUT TO HIM.

AND YOU CAN JOIN "THE 700

CLUB" AND BE A BLESSING.

WHAT DOES IT TAKE?

IT TAKES 65 CENTS A DAY.

YOU KNOW, WENDY, I'M

HORRIFIED.

I HAVE GRANDCHILDREN --

Wendy: AND

GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

Pat: AND

GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, BUT

THEY TELL ME THEY GO TO

STARBUCKS AND THEY SPEND $5

ON A COTTON-PICKING CUP OF

COFFEE.

IT USED TO BE A NICKEL WHEN

I WAS GROWING UP.

BUT FIVE BUCKS!

Wendy: IT'S AWFUL.

Pat: YOU CAN CHANGE

PEOPLE'S LIVES.

WHAT $5 WOULD DO, THAT WOULD

BE $60 A MONTH, THREE TIMES

THE "700 CLUB" MEMBERSHIP.

FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO JOIN

THE "700 CLUB," WE HAVE

SOMETHING CALLED PLEDGE

EXPRESS.

WE'LL SEND THIS THING OUT TO

YOU EVERY MONTH BECAUSE WE

CAN SAVE MONEY IF YOU CAN

JUST TELL YOUR BANK TO MAKE

AN AUTOMATIC TRANSFER.

BUT, LET'S HELP PEOPLE.

LET'S HELP PEOPLE AND NOT

HELP SCHULTZ AND THE

STARBUCKS' COMPANY.

HE HAS ENOUGH MONEY.

LET'S SEND TO TO THE PEOPLE

WHO REALLY NEED IT.

OKAY.

WE LEAVE YOU FROM THE POWER

MIEBMINUTE FROM JAMES 1: 5:

Pat: MONDAY WE'LL MEET

AN ACTOR FROM "WHEN THE GAME

STANDS TALL."

WE'LL SEE YOU ON MONDAY.

BYE-BYE.

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