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The 700 Club - March 3, 2015

One filmmaker finds transformative faith while working on a documentary. Plus, a woman born without arms finds a way to reach hearts with her story of personal triumph. Read Transcript


THE REMARKABLE STORY OF

500 ABANDONED BABIES, AND

ONE BIG HEART OF

COMPASSION.

WE'LL TAKE YOU INSIDE THE

AWARD-WINNING FILM "THE DROP

BOX."

> PLUS, A CHILD OF

SALIDAMIDE.

I WAS BORN WITHOUT ARMS

AND IMPAIRED USE OF MY

LEGS.

HER LIFE...

OUTSIDE WAS HARD.

I HAD TO FIT IN.

...AN INSPIRATIONAL

STORY.

I CAN DO ALL THINGS

THROUGH CHRIST.

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

*

Pat: WELL, WELCOME,?

FOLKS.

DO WE HAVE AN HONEST TRADING

PARTNER IN IRAN?

THEY HAVE PROVIDED

I.E.D.s, WHICH SLAUGHTERED

OUR TROOPS IN IRAQ.

TEA HAVE BACKED HEZBOLLAH,

WHICH HAS UNDERMINED THE

GOVERNMENT OF LEBANON.

THEY HAVE SUPPLIED ARMS TO

SUDAN REBELS AND PERHAPS

SOME OF THE PEOPLE WHO

PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS

THERE.

THEY HAVE SAID THEY WANT TO

DESTROY ISRAEL.

AND WE HAVE GOT A DEAL GOING

DOWN WITH THEM THAT WILL

PERMIT THEM TO HAVE

INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC

MISSILES, AND TO CONTINUE

ENRICHING NEW URANIUM, AND

ONE DAY HAVE ALL OF THE

NUKES THEY WANT, DESPITE THE

FACT THAT THEY ARE NOT

HONEST.

THEY HAVE CHEATED.

THEY HAVE LIED, AND THEY

HAVE SAID THEY WANT TO

DESTROY ISRAEL.

SO THE PRIME MINISTER OF

ISRAEL COMES TO WASHINGTON.

AND THE PRESIDENT'S NATIONAL

SECURITY ADVISOR SAYS WHAT A

TERRIBLE THING IT WILL BE

FOR HIM TO SPEAK TO

CONGRESS.

HE IS GOING TO TELL US WHAT

COULD HAPPEN IF THE RADICAL

ISLAMIC NATION OF IRAN IS

ABLE TO BUILD ITS OWN

NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

Terry: NETANYAHU'S

SPEECH COMES JUST TWO WEEKS

BEFORE ISRAEL'S NATIONAL

ELECTIONS.

IT HAS TURNED INTO A

CONTENTIOUS ISSUE AT HOME

AND ABROAD.

CHRIS MITCHELL BRINGS US THE

STORY FROM JERUSALEM.

Reporter: BENJAMIN

NETANYAHU SAYS HE IS ON A

MISSION FOR THE SAKE OF

ISRAELIS AND JEWISH PEOPLE

AROUND THE WORLD.

HE ALSO WANTS TO EASE ANY

TENSION WITH PRESIDENT

OBAMA.

MY SPEECH IS NOT INTENDED

TO SHOW ANY DISRESPECT TO

PRESIDENT OBAMA OR THE

ESTEEMED OFFICE THAT HE

HOLDS.

I HAVE GREAT RESPECT FOR

BOTH.

Reporter: NETANYAHU

TOLD A-PAC THAT ISRAEL

SHOULD ALWAYS BE A

BIPARTISAN ISSUE.

HE TALKED ABOUT THE DANGERS

OF IRAN.

IRAN ENVELOPES THE ENTIRE

WORLD WITH ITS TE TENACALS

OF TERROR.

THIS IS WHAT IRAN IS NOW

WITHOUT NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

IMAGINE WHAT IRAN WOULD DO

WITH NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

Reporter: NETANYAHU

CONTINUES TO INSIST HIS TRIP

IS AROUND IRAN, BUT

POLITICAL RIVALS HERE CHARGE

IT IS A PLOY TO GET MORE

VOTES IN THE UPCOMING

ELECTIONS.

OTHERS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT

THE IMPACT ON U.S.-ISRAELI

RELATIONS.

THE MORE THE ISRAELI

GOVERNMENT IS BEING SEEN AS

MORE SUPPORTED BY ONE PARTY

IN THE UNITED STATES, IT IS

DAMAGING THE RELATIONSHIP.

Reporter: PRESIDENT

OBAMA REFUSES TO MEET WITH

NETANYAHU, CITING THE

UPCOMING ELECTIONS.

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR

SUSAN RICE CALLED THE SPEECH

DESTRUCTIVE TO THE

RELATIONSHIP.

AND SOME DEMOCRATS IN

CONGRESS ARE LIKELY TO

BOYCOTT THE ADDRESS.

BUT IN RICE'S ADDRESS TO

A-PAC, THE HOSTILITY SEEMED

TO DISAPPEAR.

ISRAEL'S SECURITY, OUR

MUTUAL SECURITY, IS ALSO AT

THE HEART OF ONE OF

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S MOST

IMPORTANT FOREIGN POLICY

OBJECTIVES, ENSURING THAT

IRAN DOES NOT GET A NUCLEAR

WEAPON.

Reporter: STILL, MIDDLE

EAST EXPERT JOE ROSENBERG

SAYS POLITICIZING THIS

SPEECH OVERPOLITICIZES THE

ISSUE.

PROBABLY PRESIDENT OBAMA

IS THE ONLY PERSON ON THIS

PLANET THAT HAS A STANDING

TO PERSUADE PEOPLE TO BE

AGAINST IT.

Reporter: THE AGREEMENT

WOULD ALLOW IRAN TO CONTINUE

ENRICHING URANIUM, LEADING

TO QUICKER DEVELOPMENTS OF A

NUCLEAR WEAPON.

PRIME MINISTER

NETANYAHU'S SPEECH IN

CONGRESS HAS CRITICAL

IMPORTANCE FOR THE U.S.

NATIONAL SECURITY, ISRAEL'S

NATIONAL SECURITY, AND

GLOBAL SANITY DUE TO THE

LEGALITY OF THE

NUCLEARIZATION OF IRAN.

Reporter: THIS

AMBASSADOR SAYS THE

AGREEMENT COULD AWAKEN

TERRORIST SLEEPER CELLS IN

THE U.S., DISTURB THE

WORLD'S OIL SUPPLY, AND

PERHAPS LEAD TO NUCLEAR

WAR.

ISRAELIS HAVE MIXED

REACTIONS ABOUT THE SPEECH.

HE IS OUR LEADER.

I THINK THAT MOST OF THE

ISRAELIS BELIEVE IN BENJAMIN

NETANYAHU.

HE IS A LEADER.

HE LIKES AMERICA.

I THINK HE SHOULDN'T

BECAUSE IT IS ELECTION

TIME.

AND I THINK IT IS A

POLITICAL MOVE.

I THINK HE HAS THE RIGHT

TO DO THAT.

AND I DON'T KNOW WHY THEY

ARE MAKING SUCH A BIG STORY

ABOUT THAT.

I DON'T GET IT.

Reporter: IRONICALLY,

JURIS AROUND THE WORLD

CELEBRATE PORUM, WHERE GOD

SAVED THE JEWISH PEOPLE FROM

ANNIHILATION.

THAT IS MODERN IRAN.

IT REMAINS TO BE SEEN IF

NETANYAHU'S SPEECH WILL HAVE

ANY INFLUENCE ON THE

U.S.-IRANIAN NEGOTIATIONS OR

THIS MONTH'S ISRAELI

ELECTIONS.

CHRIS MITCHELL, CBN NEWS,

JERUSALEM.

Pat: I'LL TELL YOU,

FOLKS, THERE IS ABSOLUTELY

NO WAY -- I MEAN ABSOLUTELY

NO WAY -- WE'LL VERIFY WHAT

THEY'RE DOING OVER THERE.

ONCE THIS AGREEMENT IS

SIGNED, WE LIFT A LARGE

PORTION OF THE SANCTIONS, WE

MAKE NICE TO THEM.

ALL OF A SUDDEN THEY'RE OUR

BUDDIES, AND UNDERNEATH THEY

ARE AN ISLAMIC FANATICISM.

THEY ARE RULED BY ISLAMIC

FANATICS, WHO WANT TO BRING

IN THE MAHDI, TO GOVERNOR

AND RULE THE WORLD.

THAT'S THEIR RELIEF.

THE FACT THAT OUR GUYS ARE

NEGOTIATING WITH BLINDERS ON

MAKES YOU SICK.

NEVERTHELESS, GOD IS IN

CONTROL.

> IN OTHER NEWS, AN AUTHOR

IS SPEAKING OUT ABOUT THE

DANGERS OF THE RADICAL

THEOLOGY OF ISIS.

AND THAT AUTHOR IS, HERSELF,

A MUSLIM.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

John: THANKS, PAT.

THAT WARNING COMES AS IRAQ

HAS LAUNCHED A MAJOR

MILITARY OFFENSIVE AGAINST

ISIS FIGHTERS.

THOUSANDS OF TROOPS, BACKED

BY IRANIAN FORCES, ARE

FIGHTING TO REGAIN CONTROL

OF THE BIRTHPLACE OF SADDAM

HUSSEIN.

IT IS THE LATEST MAJOR

BATTLE AGAINST A GROUP THAT

ONE MUSLIM AUTHOR HAS A

DEADLY APOCALYPTIC

THEOLOGY.

GEORGE THOMAS HAS THE

STORY.

George: 80 MILES NORTH

OF BAGHDAD, 30,000 IRAQI

TROOPS BACKED BY SHI'ITE

MALITIA AND MEMBERS OF

IRAN'S ELITE FORCES ARE

TAKING PART TO RETAKE THE

CITY OF TIKRIT.

THE ULTIMATE GOAL: RECAPTURE

IRAN'S SECOND LARGEST CITY

OF MOSUL FOR ISIS.

WE WILL CRUSH THEM IN

TIKRIT, ALL OVER TIKRIT.

George: AND THE

OPERATION COMES AS ISIS

CONTINUES TO KILL, KIDNAP,

AND RAID TOWNS AND VILLAGES

ACROSS IRAQ AND SYRIA.

ANSWAR, A MUSLIM FEMINIST

AND AUTHOR, WARNS THAT TO

VIEW ISIS AS JUST ANOTHER

MILITARY GROUP IS A HUGE

MISTAKE.

IN AN ARTICLE ENTITLED,

"WILL IT TAKE THE END OF THE

WORLD FOR OBAMA TO RECOGNIZE

ISIS AS ISLAMIC," SHE SAYS

OBAMA IS REALLY WRONG FOR

NOT CALLING THE TERRORIST

GROUP FOR WHAT IT IS.

I BELIEVE IT IS

COMPLETELY WRONG NOT TO

UNDERSTAND YOUR ENEMY.

YOU HAVE TO LOOK AT THE

MOTIVATION AND THE THEOLOGY

AND THE ETIOLOGY THAT DRIVES

THEM.

George: SHE HAS SPENT

HOURS STUDYING THE VIDEOS

AND WRITINGS OF ISIS.

SHE TOLD CBN NEWS THAT THE

GROUP BELIEVES WE ARE LIVING

IN THE END TIMES, AND THEIR

ACTIONS ARE HASTE TENNING

THE MOMENT WHEN IT HAPPENS.

IT VALIDATES ITS THEOLOGY

BASED ON THE QURAN AND THE

PROPHET MUHAMMAD AND

SCHOLARS THROUGH THE AGES,

AND THIS LAST THING CALLED

THE SCIENCE OF END TIMES,

ACCORDING TO ISLAMIC

BELIEFS.

George: SHE POINTS TO A

MOMENT LAST MONTH WHEN 21

EGYPTIAN CHRISTIANS WERE

BEHEADED IN LIBYA.

IN THE VIDEO, THE MAIN

EXECUTIONER SAYS THE

BEHEADINGS ARE PART OF AS

ISLAMIC PROPHECY, AND THAT

SOON JESUS, ALONG WITH THE

SO-CALLED ISLAMIC SAVIOR,

WILL RETURN TO EARTH FOR THE

JUDGMENT.

IMANI SAYS ISIS IS TRYING TO

DRAW THE WEST INTO A WAR AS

PART OF THIS PROFIT SEE. PROPHECY.

THEY ARE TRYING TO CREATE

A WORLD THAT WILL LEAD TO

DOMINATION AS THEY SEE IT.

WE REALLY NEED TO UNDERSTAND

THAT IF WE WANT TO FIGHT

THEM EFFECTIVELY.

George: SHE HAS GOTTEN

A LOT OF DEATH THREATS FOR

HIS WRITINGS AGAINST ISLAMIC

EXTREMISM, BUT SHE DOESN'T

SCARE EASILY.

SHE IS ON A CAMPAIGN TO

EDUCATE AMERICANS ABOUT THE

THREATS FROM HER OWN FAITH.

IN THE 1940s, AMERICA

WAS FACED WITH THE QUESTION

IF WE WERE GOING TO CALL OUT

NAZI GERMANY FOR THE

PERSECUTION THEY WERE MAKING

ON PEOPLE IN THEIR COUNTRY.

WE MADE A DECISION TO

FINALLY TAKE A STAND

REGARDING NAZI GERMANY.

IN THE SAME WAY, I BELIEVE

THAT RIGHT NOW WE ARE IN A

POSITION WHERE WE HAVE TO

CALL OUT EXTREMIST ISLAM FOR

WHAT IT IS.

George: GEORGE THOMAS,

CBN NEWS.

John: AND PAT, RONNIE

FLOYD, THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST

PRESIDENT, MADE THE SAME

NAZI COMPARISON IN AN OPEN

LETTER URGING PRESIDENT

OBAMA TO FIGHT ISIS.

Pat: IT IS AN

EXTRAORDINARY THING WE HAVE

A PRESIDENT -- HE IS EITHER

WILLFULLY IGNORANT -- I

CAN'T BELIEVE HE IS THAT

STUPID.

SO IT MUST BE A DESIRE TO

SOMEHOW WEAKEN AMERICA,

WEAKEN WESTERN POWER, AND

BUILD UP ISLAM.

I DON'T UNDERSTAND IT.

BUT THE PRESIDENT IS TAKING

EVERY MOVE THAT YOU COULD

ASK FOR.

SO RATHER THAN TRYING TO

JUDGE HIS INNER MOTIVES --

WHO KNOWS WHAT THEY -- BUT

YOU CAN LOOK AT HIS ACTIONS,

AND TIME AND TIME AGAIN HE

IS FAVORING ISLAM.

John: BOKO HARAM HAS

BEHEADED TWO MEN IT ACCUSES

OF SPYING.

THE NIGERIAN GROUP POSTED A

VIDEO OF THE BRUTAL SLAYINGS

ON TWITTER.

THEY ARE COMPARING THE

VIDEO, SAYING IT SHOWS THE

HALLMARKS OF ISIS

PROPAGANDA.

BOKO HARAM IS APPARENTLY

TRYING TO COPY THEIR

RECRUITING VIDEOS.

THE GROUP STATED IT MIGHT

SWEAR ALLEGIANCE TO ISIS.

> HILLARY CLINTON ONLY

USED A PERSONAL E-MAIL

ACCOUNT FOR GOVERNMENT

BUSINESS WHILE SHE WAS

SECRETARY OF STATE.

SHE ACTUALLY NEVER HAD A

GOVERNMENT E-MAIL ADDRESS.

THAT COULD VIOLATE FEDERAL

REQUIREMENTS FOR GOVERNMENT

OFFICIALS TO KEEP RECORDS OF

THEIR CORRESPONDENCE.

IT IS REQUIRED BY LAW SO

OTHER OFFICIALS, CONGRESS,

HISTORIANS, AND THE MEDIA

CAN ACCESS THEM IF

NECESSARY.

A SPOKESMAN FOR MRS. CLINTON

SAYS SHE HAS BEEN COMPLYING

WITH THE SPIRIT AND THE

LETTER OF THE LAW, BUT

RECORD OFFICIALS AND

WATCHDOGS TELL THE "TIMES"

THAT MRS. CLINTON'S PRIVATE

E-MAIL INSTEAD OF AN

OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT ACCOUNT

IS A SERIOUS BREACH.

> AFTER 15 YEARS, THE NAZ

NASDAQ IS BACK UP.

MANY ANALYSTS SAY THINGS ARE

QUITE DIFFERENT THIS TIME

AROUND.

INSTEAD OF DOT-COM INTERNET

STOCKS THAT HAVE HAD NO REAL

EARNINGS, THIS TIME THE

NASDAQ IS BEING DRIVEN BY

COMPANIES LIKE APPLE AND

OTHERS, ALONG WITH HEALTH

CARE.

BUT THE NASDAQ STILL HAS A

WAY TO GO TO SET A NEW

ALL-TIME HIGH.

IT WOULD HAVE TO BE AT 6900

TODAY TO EQUAL THE 5,000

MARK BACK IN 2000, BASED ON

INFLATION.

PAT, HOW LONG DO YOU THINK

THIS TREND WILL CONTINUE?

Pat: YOU NEVER FIGHT

THE TAPE.

BUT THE TAPE IS MOVING IN

THE DIRECTION OF THE

MARKET.

I CAN'T UNDERSTAND IT.

THE STOCK MARKET IS FUELED

BY MONEY.

AND THE MONEY HAS BEEN

FLOWING IN BECAUSE OF THIS

QUANTITATIVE EASING THAT THE

FEDERAL RESERVE HAS BEEN

ENGAGED IN.

NOW THEY SAY THEY'RE GOING

TO STOP IT.

SO IF THEY STOP IT, THE FLOW

OF MONEY WILL START DRYING

UP.

AND SOME SECTORS, SUCH AS

THE OIL GAS SECTOR, HAVE

JUST BEEN DECIMATED, AND

MANY OF THE STOCKS ARE DOWN

30%, 40%, 60%.

SO TECH IS UP, HEALTH CARE

IS UP.

BUT OTHER SECTORS ARE DOWN.

IT IS NOT A BROAD RALLY.

SO IT IS JUST A QUESTION OF

WHERE IT IS.

BUT I WOULD URGE GREAT

CAUTION IN A FROTHY MARKET

LIKE WE'RE DEALING WITH

RIGHT NOW.

JOHN?

John: PAT, VIRGINIA HAS

BEEN THE ONLY STATE IN THE

UNION WITHOUT A LAW AGAINST

HUMAN TRAFFICKING, BUT THAT

COULD CHANGE BY THE END OF

THIS WEEK BECAUSE OF A NEW

LAW.

FOR YEARS VIRGINIA

PROSECUTORS HAVE CHARGED

TRAFFICKERS WITH OFFENSES

LIKE ABDUCTION AND

PANDERING.

THE NEW LAW MEANS

PROSECUTORS NO LONGER HAVE

TO PROVE FORCE, FRAUD, OR

COERCION WHEN A MINOR IS THE

TRAFFICKING INDIVIDUAL.

ERNIE WALTON WITH THE CENTER

FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE, TOLD

CENTS PER SHARCBN NEWS THAT

THE MEASURE WILL HELP BRING

JUSTICE FOR TRAFFICKERS.

FIRST AND FOREMOST THIS

BILL IS SIGNIFICANT BECAUSE

IT FINALLY CRIMINALIZES THE

CRIME OF SEX TRAFFICKING.

PROSECUTORS HAVE HAD QUITE A

DIFFICULT TIME GETTING

INDICTMENTS AGAINST

TRAFFICKERS.

THEY HAVE HAD TO USE A

PATCHWORK OF LEGISLATION SO

FINALLY WE HAVE A SEX

TRAFFICKING BILL THAT WILL

ACTUALLY CRIMINALIZE SEX

TRAFFICKING.

John: LAWMAKERS IN THE

STATE UNANIMOUSLY VOTED IN

FAVOR OF THE BILL.

PAT, THAT IS LONG OVERDUE.

Pat: LONG OVERDUE.

I'LL TELL YOU, THIS WHOLE

GUIDANCE OF BUSTIN IDEA OF

BUFFING THBUSTING THE

GIRLS -- THE GIRLS ARE OUT

THERE, 16, 17 YEARS OLD, AND

THEY HAVE BEEN ABDUCTED.

THEY'VE BEEN PUT ON THE

STREETS BY THESE PIMPS, AND

TELLING THEM THEY WILL KILL

THEM IF THEY DON'T BRING IN

ENOUGH MONEY.

AND THE POLICE ARREST THEM

AND LET THE PIMPS GO FREE.

IT IS HIGH TIME WE DO

SOMETHING REALLY DRASTIC

AGAINST THOSE WHO WOULD

ENGAGE IN SEX TRAFFICKING.

IT IS THE MOST HEINOUS OF

CRIMES.

I THINK IT IS TIME WE RISE

UP AGAINST IT.

IT ISN'T JUST A HARMLESS

THING.

IT IS NOT A,

QUOTE,"VICTIMLESS" CRIME.

IT IS HIDEOUS.

TERRY?

Terry: COMING UP, THE

POPULATION DROPPED BY 60%

AND NEARLY 80,000 BUILDINGS

SAT EMPTY.

BUT NOW MOTOWN IS ON THE

REBOUND.

I'VE SEEN STREET LIGHTS

COME BACK ON.

I'VE SEEN NEW DEVELOPMENT

HAPPENING.

I'VE SEEN PROPERTY VALUES GO

BACK UP.

Terry: CAN MOTOR CITY

MAKE A FULL COMEBACK?

WELL, YOU DECIDE, AFTER

THIS.

Pat: REVIVAL IN THE

RUST BELT.

IT COULD BE ONE OF THE GREAT

COMEBACK STORIES IN

HISTORY.

THE REBOUND OF MOTOWN.

IN DECEMBER THE CITY OF

DETROIT CAME OUT OF THE

BIGGEST MUNICIPAL BANKRUPTCY

EVER TO TAKE PLACE IN

AMERICA.

BUT AS CHARLENE AARON

REPORTS, IT IS NOT OUT OF

THE WOODS QUITE YET.

Reporter: IN ITS GLORY

YEARS, DETROIT MADE ITS NAME

PRODUCING FAST CARS, AND

THAT GREAT MOTOWN SOUND.

WHEN THE CITY FELL ON TOUGH

TIMES, THE MUSIC STOPPED.

ONCE HOME TO 1.8 MILLION,

THE CITY'S POPULATION

DROPPED BY 60%.

LEAVING NEARLY 80,000

BUILDINGS SITTING EMPTY.

COLLAPSING UNDER AN

$18 BILLION DEBT, THE CITY

FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY IN

2013.

I'VE SEEN PROGRESS.

I'VE SEEN STREET LIGHTS COME

BACK ON.

I'VE SEEN NEW DEVELOPMENT

HAPPENING.

I'VE SEEN PROPERTY VALUES

GOING UP.

Reporter: IN LESS THAN

TWO YEARS, THAT TUNE HAS

CHANGED.

AND SOME, LIKE LAWRENCE

WILLIAMSOM, HAS SEEN A

REBOUND.

BEING ON THE BOTTOM IS

ACTUALLY A GOOD THING.

BECAUSE AFTER WE HIT BOTTOM

AND DECLARED BANKRUPT, THAT

IS WHEN WE STARTED TO GET A

LOT OF CALLS FROM OUTSIDE

INVESTORS, SAYING I'M

INTERESTED IN DETROIT.

Reporter: THAT INTEREST

EVEN EXTENDS TO MID-TOWN

DETROIT, ONE OF THE ROUGHEST

AREAS.

SINCE 2013, 2014, 100 NEW

BUSINESSES HAVE RELOCATED IN

THE TOWN.

THAT'S A LOT.

Reporter: QUICKEN LOANS

FOUNDER AND DETROIT NATIVE

DAN GILBERT HAS SPENT MORE

THAN $1.6 BILLION FIXING UP

HIS HOME TOWN.

HE IS BUYING UP VACANT

BUILDINGS AND LURING TECH

COMPANIES TO SET UP SHOP.

AND HE HAS ALSO MOVED HIS

OWN EMPLOYEES INTO MANY OF

THE SHOPS.

HE BROUGHT IN NOT JUST

HIS BUSINESS, BUT ALL OF HIS

EMPLOYEES.

WHO, IN TURN, NEEDED

HOUSING.

WHICH IN TURN, INCREASED THE

CONSUMER SPENDING, WHICH IS

RESTAURANTS, BARS, GROCERY

STORES.

Reporter: WHILE THERE

ARE SIGNS OF BETTER DAY

AHEAD FOR DETROIT, MANY SAY

A LOT MORE WORK NEEDS TO BE

DONE, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT

COMES TO JOBS AND THE CITY'S

POOR.

CHAD AUDI OF DETROIT RESCUE

MISSION MINISTRIES SAYS

LOSING THE BANKRUPTCY LABEL

IS JUST THE BEGINNING OF THE

CITY'S ECONOMIC TURNAROUND.

WE STILL HAVE A HIGH

NUMBER OF HOMELESS PEOPLE

WHO ARE ON THE STREETS OF

DETROIT.

BUT WE'RE GOING TO IN THE

RIGHT DIRECTION.

Reporter: AT THE HEIGHT

OF ITS ECONOMIC STRUGGLES,

OFFICIALS MADE DEEP CUTS IN

CITY SERVICES, INCLUDING

FIRE AND POLICE

DEPARTMENTS.

OFFICER JOHN BENNETT HAS

BEEN A COP FOR 16 YEARS.

BACK THEN HE TOLD CBN

NEWS --

WE'VE LOST, ON THE POLICE

DEPARTMENT, 1,000 OFFICERS

THAT HAVEN'T BEEN REPLACED

IN THE LAST FIVE TO SIX

YEARS.

Reporter: NOW HE IS

CAUTIOUSLY OPTMISTIC.

AND THAT MOVEMENT IS

GREAT, AND IT IS GOOD TO

SEE, BUT WE'VE GOT TO FIND A

WAY TO BRING THAT SYNERGY

OUTSIDE OF MID-TOWN AND

DOWNTOWN AND GET TO THE

NEIGHBORHOODS.

AND WE HAVE TO BE ABLE TO

MAKE EVERYONE, THOSE WHO

LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY HERE

SAFE.

AT ALL TIMES.

DOWNTOWN, AND IN THE

MID-TOWN AREA -- THOSE AREAS

ARE PROBABLY GOING TO STRIVE

AND BE FINE.

BUT IF WE CAN'T FIND A WAY

TO MOVE THAT ENERGY TO THE

NEIGHBORHOODS AND GET THAT

GROWTH IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS

AND BRING JOBS TO THE PEOPLE

WHO ARE IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS

AND MAKE THOSE PEOPLE

SAFE...

Reporter: WHILE IT IS

GOOD NEWS THAT THE WORST

FINANCIAL CRISIS IN

DETROIT'S HISTORY IS IN THE

REAR-VIEW MIRROR, IT WILL

TAKE MORE THAN JUST MONEY TO

MOVE FORWARD.

WE WORK WITH PEOPLE.

AND WITHOUT PEOPLE, YOU

CANNOT REVITALIZE ANYTHING.

Reporter: CHARLENE

AARON, CBN NEWS, DETROIT,

MICHIGAN.

Pat: WELL, IT'S AN

AMAZING STORY.

WE WISH THEM WELL.

ONE OF THE THINGS THEY'RE

DOING THAT IS SMART, THEY'RE

PROVIDING MONEY TO TAKE THE

ABANDONED BUILDINGS -- THERE

HAVE BEEN SO MANY BUILDINGS

THAT HAVE BEEN TRASHED AND

RUN DOWN.

THEY'RE BUYING UP THE

PROPERTIES AND DEMOLISHING

THE BUILDINGS SO THEY'LL

HAVE CLEAN LOTS TO BUILD

ON.

THAT'S A MAJOR THING.

YOU'VE GOT TO GET RID OF

THAT BLIGHT BECAUSE THAT

TELLS THEM SOMETHING IS

HAPPENING.

THEY HAVE TO GET THE TAX

STRUCTURE RIGHT.

THEY HAVE TO GET THE

POLITICAL SITUATION RIGHT.

AND THEY HAVE TO CURB THE

EXCESSES OF GOVERNMENT

SPENDING THAT HAS BEEN

THERE, AND THE VARIOUS

UNIONS THAT HAVE TAKEN SO

MUCH MONEY.

IF ALL OF THAT IS UNDER

CONTROL, THEY CAN COME OUT

OF IT CLEAN.

WHO KNOWS.

WE WISH MOTOWN THE VERY,

VERY BEST.

TERRY?

Terry: IT HAS A

WONDERFUL HISTORY, SO WE

WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT

REBOUND.

> UP NEXT, MEET A WOMAN

WHO DESCRIBES HERSELF AS

UNARMED AND DANGEROUS.

I DON'T HAVE ARMS.

HOW WOULD I TAKE CARE OF A

BABY?

BUT I DID.

I FIGURED IT OUT.

Terry: YOU DON'T WANT

TO MISS THIS ARTIST'S

INCREDIBLE STORY, WHEN WEl

COME BACK.

Pat: TUWANA WILLIAMS IS

AN AMAZING ARTIST.

BUT FOR YEARS HER TALENT

TOOK A BACK SEAT TO HER

NUMBER ONE PASSION.

GUESS WHAT THAT IS?

CRACK COCAINE.

BACK THEN SMOKING CRACK WAS

THE BEST COPING MECHANISM

SHE COULD FIND FOR THE

ACCEPTANCE SHE CRAZED.

AND THEN ONE DAY SHE WAS

SUPERNATURALLY DELIVERED IN

AN INSTANT.

I JUST LOVED THE GIFT OF

DRAWING.

IT SOOTHES ME.

IT RELAXES ME.

IT MAKES ME FEEL GOOD ABOUT

WHO I AM.

I WAS BORN WITHOUT ARMS AND

IMPAIRED USE OF MY LEGS

BECAUSE OF THE DRUG

THALIDAMIDE, THAT WAS GIVEN

TO MY MOTHER WHEN HE WAS

PREGNANT WITH ME.

Reporter: FOR MOST OF

HER LIFE, TUWANA WILLIAMS

WAS DETERMINED TO PROVE SHE

WAS NO DIFFERENT THAN ANYONE

ELSE.

BUT AS A CHILD, IT WAS

HARD.

GROWING UP, IT WAS TOUGH

FOR ME.

AT HOME WAS GOOD.

THE HOME SETTING WAS GOOD.

THE LOVE, THE SUPPORT.

BUT OUTSIDE WAS HARD.

I HAD TO FIT IN BY ANY MEANS

NECESSARY.

IF THEY DID IT, I WANTED TO

DO WHAT THEY DID.

I BECAME A FOLLOWER.

I STARTED SMOKING MARIJUANA

AND DRINKING.

Reporter: IN HIGH

SCHOOL, SHE LEARNED THAT

FOLLOWING OTHERS ALSO CAME

AT A COST.

ONE NIGHT A FRIEND INVITED

HER TO A PARTY.

SHE DIDN'T TELL HER IT WAS

AT A CRACK HOUSE.

SMOKE WAS EVERYWHERE.

THE ROOM WAS FULL OF SMOKE.

AND MY GIRLFRIEND SAID,

TUWANA, TRY IT.

IT'S GOING TO MAKE YOU FEEL

GOOD.

SHE PUT THE CRACK PIPE TO MY

MOUTH, HELD IT, LIT THE

LIGHTER, AND IT WAS OVER.

THE FIRST HIT, I WAS

HOOKED.

Reporter: THE ADDICTION

QUICKLY TOOK OVER TUWANA'S

LIFE, DERAILING THE DREAMS

SHE HAD FOR HER FUTURE.

I DID NOT PURSUE THE

COLLEGE AND THE ASPIRATIONS

THAT I HAD IN MY HEART.

AND KNOWING WHAT I WANTED TO

DO, BUT I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO

STOP.

I JUST GOT STUCK IN MY

LIFE.

Reporter: EVENTUALLY

SHE GOT PREGNANT BY A MAN

SHE WAS DATING.

TUWANA WAS TERRIFIED.

I WAS AFRAID TO HAVE HER

BECAUSE I THOUGHT SHE WOULD

BE BORN LIKE ME.

HONESTLY.

WHEN SHE WAS IN MY STOMACH,

I WAS, LIKE, SHOULD I ABORT

THIS BABY?

OR SHOULD I HAVE THIS BABY?

Reporter: FOR THE SAKE

OF HER BABY, SHE STAYED OFF

THE DRUGS, AND HER DAUGHTER,

APRIL, WAS BORN HEALTHY.

HOW AM I GOING TO TAKE

CARE OF HER?

I DON'T HAVE ARMS.

HOW AM I GOING TO TAKE CARE

OF A BABY?

BUT I DID IT.

I FIGURED IT OUT.

Reporter: THOUGH TUWANA

WAS A GOOD MOTHER, SHE STILL

STRUGGLED WITH OCCASIONALLY

GETTING HIGH.

EVENTUALLY SHE STARTED

DATING A CHILDHOOD FRIEND,

TOBY, WHO WAS ALSO IN THE

AIR FORCE.

HE SAW BEYOND HER PHYSICAL

APPEARANCE AND HER

ADDICTION.

I REALLY DIDN'T LOOK AT

HER AS NOT HAVING ARMS.

I LOOKED AT HER AS BEING

ANOTHER PERSON.

I KNOW SHE WAS A GOOD PERSON

ON THE INSIDE.

Reporter: THEY TALKED

ABOUT MARRIAGE, BUT HE TOLD

TUWANA SHE HAD TO GET CLEAN

FIRST.

HE KEPT TALKING TO ME.

HE KEPT PRAYING FOR ME.

IN THE BACK OF MY MIND, I

KNEW THAT ONE DAY I'D BE SET

FREE, THAT IT WOULD BE

OVER.

THE DRUGS WOULD BE HISTORY

FOR ME.

I KNEW IT.

Reporter: WHEN TOBY WAS

DEPLOYED TO SAUDI ARABIA FOR

30 DAYS, HE GAVE HER MONEY

TO TAKE CARE OF BILLS WHILE

HE WAS AWAY.

BUT THE TEMPTATION WAS TOO

GREAT.

I BETRAYED TOBY, YEAH.

IT WAS SAD.

IT WAS HARD.

I WAS FIGHTING TO NOT GET

HIGH, BUT I DID IT.

Reporter: WHEN TOBY

RETURNED HOME, TUWANA

COULDN'T HIDE THE TRUTH.

I WAS DEVASTATED, BUT HE

KNEW.

WHEN HE LOOKED ME IN THE

EYES, HE KNEW.

TOBY KNEW.

THAT NIGHT WE CRIED.

WE PRAYED.

I CRIED OUT TO GOD.

I SAID, GOD, IF YOU'RE REAL,

YOU GOT TO HELP ME.

I CAN'T DO THIS ANYMORE.

I SAID, I WANT YOU TO EITHER

KILL ME IN MY SLEEP OR

DELIVER ME FROM THIS

LIFESTYLE, FROM THESE DRUGS,

FROM THIS CRACK ADDICTION.

I HAD AN ENCOUNTER WITH GOD

THAT NIGHT AND WENT TO SLEEP

AND IT WAS DONE.

THE ADDICTION WAS DONE.

GOD DELIVERED ME INSTANTLY.

Reporter: TUWANA NEVER

TOUCHED DRUGS AGAIN.

SHE AND TOBY WERE MARRIED.

THEY ALSO STARTED GOING TO

CHURCH, AND TUWANA

SURRENDERED HER LIFE TO

CHRIST.

I STOOD AND I CAME TO

HIM.

YEAH.

I GAVE MY LIFE TO CHRIST.

AND I TOLD HIM THAT I NEEDED

HIM MORE THAN EVER.

AND I DID.

I DID.

WHEN SHE GAVE HER LIFE TO

CHRIST, I KNEW WE WAS ON THE

RIGHT TRACK.

AND I WAS, LIKE, SHE GOT

IT.

SHE FINALLY GOT IT.

Reporter: SHE STARTED

TO UNDERSTAND HOW MUCH GOD

LOVED HER.

I REALIZED THAT GOD WAS

THERE ALL OF THE TIME AND I

DIDN'T EVEN KNOW HE WAS.

BUT HE WAS THERE.

Reporter: TUWANA SAYS

SHE HAS FOUND A TRUE

ACCEPTANCE AND PURPOSE

THROUGH JESUS CHRIST.

WHEN I REALIZED I COULD

DO ALL THINGS THROUGH

CHRIST, WHO STRENGTHENS ME,

THAT RESONATED IN MY HEART

AND IN MY LIFE AND IN MY

SPIRIT.

AND THAT'S WHO I AM.

I'M UNARMED BUT I'M

DANGEROUS.

Pat: YOU KNOW, I WANT

YOU TO HAVE AN ADVENTURE

WITH ME TODAY.

THE BIBLE SAYS THAT GOD IS

LOVE.

NOT LOVING.

HE IS LOVE.

AND HE THAT DWELLS IN LOVE

DWELLS IN GOD, AND GOD IN

HIM.

THAT'S WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS.

THIS LORD THAT CREATED THE

WHOLE UNIVERSE IS LOVE

ITSELF.

AND I WANT YOU, JUST LIKE

TUWANA, TO ENTER INTO HIS

LOVE.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JUST RELAX

FOR A CHANGE.

JUST RELAX INTO THE LOVE OF

GOD.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO STRUGGLE.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO FIGHT.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE

PERFECT.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO

ANYTHING EXCEPT RELAX INTO

THE LOVE OF GOD.

FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD

THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY

BEGOTTEN SON, THAT WHO SO

FASO EVER BELIEVES IN HIM

SHALL NOT PERISH BUT HAVE

EVERLASTING LIFE.

GOD IS LOVE.

RIGHT NOW I WANT YOU TO

EXPERIENCE LOVE.

YOU MAY HAVE A PHYSICAL

DEFORMITY, YOU MAY HAVE AN

ADDICTION, YOU MAY HAVE DONE

TERRIBLE THINGS IN YOUR

LIFE.

YOU MAY HAVE BEEN HURT

BADLY.

BUT I WANT YOU TO GIVE IT

ALL TO THE LOVE OF GOD.

AND LET THE LOVE OF GOD JUST

FALL ALL OVER YOU AND ENFOLD

YOU AND CONSUME YOU, AND

GIVE YOU JOY UNSPEAKABLE AND

FULL OF GLORY.

IF YOU WANT THAT LOVE, I

WANT YOU TO PRAY WITH ME

RIGHT NOW THESE WORDS: LORD

JESUS -- PRAY WITH ME NOW.

LORD JESUS CHRIST, I KNOW

THAT YOU SAID THAT GOD IS

LOVE.

AND IT'S IN YOUR WORD THAT

WE'RE TO LOVE THE LORD OUR

GOD WITH ALL OF OUR HEART

AND OUR MIND AND OUR SOUL.

NOW, LORD, TODAY I ENTER

INTO THAT LOVE.

I SURRENDER TO YOU WHO I AM

AND WHAT I'VE DONE AND ALL

OF THE SIN.

AND I ENTER INTO YOUR LOVE.

AND I ASK THAT YOU MAY FILL

ME WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT.

FILL ME WITH THE LOVE OF

GOD.

AND FROM THIS MOMENT ON I

SURRENDER TO YOU.

I REPENT OF MY SIN AND I

ACCEPT THE LOVE OF A LOVING

FATHER.

THANK YOU, LORD.

THANK YOU, LORD, IN JESUS'

NAME.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

WELL, IF YOU PRAYED WITH

ME -- AND MANY, MANY OF YOU

DID -- YOU FEEL SOMETHING

WONDERFUL IN YOUR HEART

BECAUSE THE LOVE OF GOD HAS

JUST COME IN.

AND YOU KNOW IT'S THERE.

AND YOU'RE FORGIVEN AND

YOU'RE ACCEPTED IN THE

BELOVED.

NOW, IF YOU WANT TO GROW IN

HIM -- AND I WANT YOU TO DO

THAT -- I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU

SOMETHING.

AND THE SOMETHING IS A

LITTLE C.D. I DID SOME YEARS

AGO ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS TO

YOU NOW.

WHAT ABOUT THE EXCHANGED

LIFE.

IF ANYBODY IS IN CHRIST, HE

IS A NEW CREATION.

AND THE LOVE OF GOD HAS COME

INTO YOUR HEART, AND UP

EXPERIENCED IT, AND YOU KNOW

IT RIGHT NOW.

I WANT YOU TO GO TO YOUR

PHONE AND CALL IN.

AND SAY, LOOK, I JUST PRAYED

WITH PAT AND I GAVE MY HEART

TO THE LORD.

I ACCEPT THAT HIS LOVE IS

FILLING ME RIGHT NOW.

I WANT YOU TO CALL.

I WANT TO SEND THIS THING TO

YOU.

IT'S CALLED A NEW DAY.

AND I'LL GIVE THIS TO YOU

FREE.

IT IS A LITTLE PACKET LIKE

THIS.

IT WON'T COST YOU A PENNY.

I'LL SEND IT TO YOU FREE.

1-800-759-0700.

AND THIS WILL HELP YOU GET

STARTED WALKING IN THE LOVE

OF GOD.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, STILL TO

COME, SEE HOW ONE MAN IS

SAVING HUNDREDS OF ABANDONED

BABIES WITH SOMETHING CALLED

"THE DROP BOX."

AND MEET THE YOUNG DIRECTOR

WHO FILMED HIS COMPELLING

STORY.

WELCOME BACK TO "THE 700

CLUB."

TWITTER HEADQUARTERS IN SAN

FRANCISCO IS ON HIGH ALERT

AFTER AN ONLINE POST

CLAIMING TO BE FROM ISIS,

THREATENED ITS C.E.O. AND

EMPLOYEES.

THE THREAT APPEARED ON THE

WEBSITE CALLED "JUST PASTE

IT" WITH A PICTURE OF

TWITTER'S C.E.O. JACK

DORSEY.

IT CALLS ON JIHADIS TO KILL

TWITTER EMPLOYEES IN

RETALIATION TO THE SOCIAL

GIANT'S CRACKDOWN ON

TERRORIST ACCOUNTS.

ABC NEWS REPORTS THAT

TWITTER HAS CLOSED AT LEAST

2,000 ACCOUNTS LINKED TO

ISIS.

THE F.B.I. IS INVESTIGATING

THE THREATS.

> WELL, COULD COFFEE

ACTUALLY BE GOOD FOR YOUR

HELP?

THE NEW STUDY FINDS THAT

DRINKING THREE TO FIVE CUPS

A DAY COULD CUT YOUR RISK OF

HAVING CLOGGED ARTERIES THAT

COULD LEAD TO A HEART

ATTACK.

THAT'S THE RESULTS FROM A

STUDY COVERING 25,000 MEN

AND WOMEN.

BUT THE RESEARCHERS SAY MORE

STUDY IS NEEDED, AND THEY

WEREN'T WILLING TO GO SO FAR

AS TO SAY PEOPLE SHOULD

DRINK COFFEE TO PREVENT

HEART PROBLEMS.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST 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: BRIAN IVY WAS A

STEREOTYPICAL ORANGE COUNTY

TEEN WITH A BURNING DESIRE

TO MAKE MOVIES.

SO WHEN THE PERFECT STORY

CAME ALONG, BRIAN JUMPED AT

THE CHANCE, NEVER DREAMING

IT WOULD TOTALLY CHANGE HIS

LIFE.

Reporter: WHEN STUDENT

FILM-MAKER BRIAN IVY READ

ABOUT ONE PASTO PASTOR'S

HEROIC EFFORTS TO SAFE

ABANDONED BABIES, HE KNEW IT

WAS A STORY THAT NEEDED TO

BE TOLD.

THE RESULT WAS THE

AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY

CALLED "THE DROP BOX."

IT IS ABOUT THE PASTOR WHO

BUILT A BABY BOX, COMPLETE

WITH BLANKETS AND WARMERS,

WHERE DESPERATE MOTHERS

COULD LEAVE THEIR UNWANTED

NEWBORNS TO BE CARED FOR.

FOR BRIAN, THOUGH, IT BECAME

MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER

FILM.

IN HIS BOOK, ALSO CALLED

"THE DROP BOX," BRIAN SHARES

HOW THE PASTOR'S COMPASSION

HELPED HIM DISCOVER HIS OWN

NEED TOB RESCUED.

Terry: PLEASE WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB" BRIAN

IVY.

BRIAN, IT IS GREAT TO HAVE

YOU HERE.

THANK YOU, TERRY.

Terry: WHAT WAS YOUR

MOTIVE FOR MAKING THIS

MOVIE?

WELL, I WANTED TO BE

FAMOUS, TO BE PERFECTLY

HONEST.

Terry: ME, TOO, AT THAT

AGE.

I SAW THE STORY OVER MY

BREAKFAST CEREAL ON

JUNE 20th, 2011, ABOUT A

PASTOR IN KOREA WHO BUILT A

MAILBOX FOR ABANDONED BABIES

AND I THOUGHT, THAT'S

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.

THE DROP BOX IS A HATCH

LOGGED INTO THE WALL, AND

ONE SIDE OPENS INTO THE

LAUNDRY ROOM INTO HIS HOUSE,

AND THE OTHER SIDE OPENS

INTO THE ALLEY ADJACENT TO

IT.

A MOTHER WOULD BRING A CHILD

SECRETLY TO THE BOX.

AND THERE IS A PRESSURE

SENS SENSOR ON THE BODY,

AND IT WILL ALERT THE

FAMILY, AND THEY WILL RUN

DOWNSTAIRS AND BRING THAT

CHILD IN.

Terry: UNBELIEVABLE.

WHAT WAS IT LOOK FOR YOU THE

FIRST TIME YOU SAW A CHILD

IN THE DROP BOX?

IT WAS ONE OF THE MOST

INTENSE, PERMANENT MOMENTS

I'VE EVER HAD.

THERE IS JUST TOO MUCH

PERMANENCE FORCED INTO THIS

SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

THE WOMAN IS LEAVING THIS

CHILD, AND WE'RE SUPPOSED TO

PROCESS THIS AND TAKE THE

CHILD IN, AND I'M FILMING

THIS ON TOP OF THAT.

EVENTUALLY IT BECAME VERY

NORMAL, BUT AT FIRST IT WAS

RED ALERT, THE CLOSEST TO

THE FRONT LINES I'VE EVER

BEEN.

Terry: MEETING AND

TALKING WITH PASTOR LEE WAS

QUITE AN EXPERIENCE FOR

YOU.

TALK ABOUT THAT FOR A BIT.

I THOUGHT HE COULD BE A

MAD BABY COLLECTOR --

Terry: OR A SAINT.

OR A SAINT.

EITHER WAY.

BUT FOR ME, MEETING HIM WAS

MEETING SOMEONE WHO IS THE

REAL DEAL.

I DON'T KNOW IF YOU KNOW

THIS, BUT CHRISTIANS GET A

PRETTY BAD RAP IN MOST OF

THE MEDIA.

Terry: WE'RE PRETTY

AWARE OF THAT.

BUT MEETING THE PASTOR,

HE IS A REGULAR DUDE.

HE TALKS ABOUT HOW HE WAS

SAVED OUT OF A GUTTER OF

ALCOHOLISM AND RAGE.

AND NOW HE SAVES KIDS.

HE TALKED ABOUT HIS BARE

KNUCKLE BOXING FIGHTS, AND

HOW HE BEAT UP THE PRESIDENT

OF HIS WORK AND SET HIM TO

HOSPITAL FOR THREE WEEKS.

AND HOW HE EVEN ABORTED A

CHILD WITH A DISABILITY.

I SAW SOMEBODY WHO WAS NOT

AFRAID TO BE KNOWN AND HE IS

NOW FREE OF ALL OF THAT

STUFF.

Terry: TALK ABOUT THE

KIDS.

BECAUSE THE KIDS ARE REALLY

THE STORY.

TOTALLY.

THERE IS A LITTLE BOY NAMED

GIDDY, AND HIS NAME MEANS

VICTORY.

AND THAT'S BECAUSE HE HAS

HAD TODAY FIVE HEART

SURGERIES, AND HE HAS

OVERCOME BY GOD'S GRACE.

AND THERE IS ANOTHER ONE

NAMED RORY, WHO IS ONE OF

THE PASTOR'S CHILDREN.

HE CAME BEFORE THE BOX.

HE WAS DROPPED AT A

HOSPITAL.

HE IS MISSING FINGERS AND

TOES, BUT HE IS FANTASTIC

WITH TAEKWONDO.

AND HE TAUGHT ME THAT LITTLE

KIDS CAN ACTUALLY PRAY AND

MEAN IT.

Terry: THAT WAS QUITE

A -- JUST IN THE SPEAKING OF

IT, IT WAS QUITE A VISUAL IN

THE BOOK THAT YOU WROTE,

ABOUT SITTING NEXT TO

SOMEONE THAT WAS SOMETIMES

SEVERELY DISABLED.

BUT IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE,

DOESN'T IT?

IT REALLY DOES.

Terry: NOT JUST IN

THEM, BUT IN YOU.

AND MY HEART WENT FROM

PITY TO KINSHIP, AND THAT'S

WHAT COMPASSION REALLY NEEDS

TO BE, KINSHIP.

Terry: SO IT IS

APPROPRIATE ON THE HEELS OF

THAT STATEMENT TO TALK A

LITTLE BIT ABOUT PASTOR

LEE'S SON BECAUSE HIS HEART

ALSO WENT FROM PITY TO

KINSHIP TO REALLY AN AMAZING

JOY.

YEAH.

AND THE DROP BOX WAS CREATED

IN 2009, BUT WE ACTUALLY SAY

IT WAS CREATED IN 1987

BECAUSE THAT'S THE YEAR THAT

PASTOR LEE'S ONLY BIOLOGICAL

SON WAS BORN WITH A

CRIPPLING DISABILITY.

BY FAR THE MOST DISABLED OF

ANY OF THE HIS CHILDREN.

HE LIVED ON HIS BACK FOR THE

PAST 29 YEARS.

AND YET HE IS THE REASON WHY

PASTOR LEE CARED ABOUT THESE

CHILDREN TO BUILD THIS BOX

AND SAVE OVER 600 CHILDREN

TODAY.

Terry: WHAT DID YOU

THINK WHEN YOU FIRST SAW

HIM?

I WAS AFRAID OF HIM.

Terry: IS THAT NOT THE

WAY MOST OF US RERESPOND TO

SOMEONE WHO IS VERY

DIFFICULT THAN US?

FOR SURE.

WHETHER IT IS A DIFFERENT

COLOR OR SOMEONE WHO'S LEGS

ARE DIFFERENT OR HAS A

MALFORMATION OF HIS FACE.

NOBODY WANTS TO SAY THAT.

Terry: BUT ULTIMATELY,

YOU SAW HIM SMILE?

YES.

AND HE RESPONDS VERY

SPECIFICALLY TO HIS FATHER.

Terry: WHAT HAPPENED IN

PASTOR LEE'S HEART THAT HE

COULD SERVE HIM AND LOVE HIM

WITH EVERY FIBER OF HIS

BEING AND ENJOY HIM SO

MUCH.

THAT'S THE RIGHT WORD.

BECAUSE THERE IS SOMETHING

IN US THAT GOES, I COULD

LOVE SOMEBODY, I COULD PUT

THEM THERE AND FAKE IT.

BUT HE LIKES HIM.

PASTOR LEE WAS HERE FOR A

MONTH IN THE STATES, AND HE

SAYS THE FIRST THING I MISS

MOST IS MY SON.

Terry: DOING THIS MOVIE

REALLY CHANGED YOU.

I BECAME A CHRISTIAN

WHILE MAKING THIS FILM,

WHICH IS INSANE.

Terry: WHAT WERE YOU

BEFORE?

I THOUGHT I WAS A

CHRISTIAN BECAUSE I WASN'T A

MUSLIM.

APPLE PIE AND THE BIBLE.

I'M A CHRISTIAN BECAUSE I

DON'T SMOKE CIGARETTES AND I

WATCHED FOX NEWS WITH MY

MOM.

BUT CHRISTIANITY REALLY IS

THE REALIZATION THAT JUST

LIKE THOSE KIDS ON THE

STREET, IN A BIGGER PICTURE,

I NEED TO BE SAVED, TOO.

Terry: YOU TOOK SO

ELOQUENTLY IN THE BOOK,

WHICH IS CALLED "THE DROP

BOX" AS WELL, ABOUT THE

SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CROSS.

AND HOW SOMETIMES WE MISS

THAT MESSAGE.

I EVEN BOUGHT A CROSS

NECKLACE ON AMAZON FOR $8,

TO TRY TO RELATE TO THIS

PASTOR.

AND WE'VE ALL HEARD ABOUT

THE CROSS IN THE MOVIES AND

THON TV BE IN BOOKS.

Terry: YOUR MOVIE WON

AN AWARD.

IS THAT SURPRISING TO YOU?

YEAH.

NOT THAT I DIDN'T WANT TO DO

THAT, BUT GOD CHANGED ME.

AND HE SAID THIS MOVIE IS

ONE THAT I'M PUTTING MYSELF

ON DISPLAY, AND I WANT

PEOPLE TO SEE THAT IN YOUR

LIFE.

Terry: WHY DID YOU

DECIDE TO WRITE THE BOOK?

I WROTE THE BOOK BECAUSE

I WANTED PEOPLE TO SEE THAT

REGULAR PEOPLE WITH REGULAR

SINS AND ISSUES NEEDED TO BE

RESCUED, TOO.

IT WASN'T JUST PEOPLE WHO

RAN MEXICAN CARTELS OR WHO

RAN SLAVES THAT NEEDED TO BE

RESCUED.

Terry: AND IT IS LIFE

FROM GOD'S PERSPECTIVE, HOW

HE LOOKS AT LIFE, AND HOW

SPECIAL LIFE IS.

BRIAN IVY'S BOOK IS CALLED

"THE DROP BOX."

TELL US WHERE WE CAN SEE THE

FILM?

YOU CAN SEE THE FILM IN

THEATERS NATIONWIDE.

MARCH 3, 4, AND 5, BUT IN

MAJOR THEATERS.

YOU CAN CHECK IT OUT

THEDROPBOXFILM.COM.

Terry: THEC SO MUCH.

IT IS GREAT TO HAVE YOU

HERE.

EVERY DAY CBN'S "ORPHANS'

PROMISE" PROVIDES SAFE HOMES

FOR THOUSANDS OF ABANDONED

CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD.

LIKE THESE TWO LITTLE

BROTHERS FROM VETO.

AT TH VIETNAM.

AT THE AGES OF FOUR AND ONE,

THEY HAD TO BEG FOR FOOD ON

THE SIDE OF THE ROAD.

TAKE A LOOK.

WE WERE SO HUNGRY.

I TOOK MY BROTHER TO MY

AUNT'S HOW TO ASK FOR FOOD.

BUT SHE DOESN'T LET US IN.

Terry: THE BROTHERS SAT

NEXT TO THE STREET, HOPING

THAT SOMEONE WOULD SEE THEM

AND HELP THEM.

VAN WAS CRYING SO HARD

BECAUSE HE WAS STARVING.

I COULDN'T DO ANYTHING TO

HELP HIM.

Terry: ANOTHER AUNT

FOUND THEM AND TOOK THEM

IN.

BUT OVER TIME SHE WASN'T

ABLE TO PROVIDE FOR THEM,

EITHER.

THERE WAS A TIME WHEN WE

DIDN'T HAVE FOOD TO EAT FOR

TWO DAYS.

MY STOMACH HURT A LOT.

Terry: EVENTUALLY, THE

BROTHERS CAME TO LIVE HERE,

AT THIS CHRISTIAN HOME

SUPPORTED BY CBN'S "ORPHANS' PROMISE."

THE FOOD HERE IS SO

GOOD.

AND WE GET TO EAT THREE

TIMES A DAY.

ON OUR FIRST DAY HERE, THEY

ALSO GAVE US CLOTHES AND NEW

TOWELS.

Terry: IN ADDITION TO

FOOD AND SHELTER, THE BOYS

ARE ALSO EXPERIENCING LOVE.

TODAY LOM AND VAN ARE

HEALTHY AND ACTIVE BOYS.

THEY BOTH DO WELL IN SCHOOL

AND ENJOY PLAYING WITH THEIR

FRIENDS.

I WANT TO THANK THE

PEOPLE WHO CARE FOR US AND

HELP US.

THANK YOU, CBN.

Terry: YOU KNOW, EVERY

CHILD WHO'S LIFE WE'RE ABLE

TO TOUCH IS A PROMISE.

IT IS SO AMAZING TO HAVE THE

GIFT OF BEING ABLE TO WATCH

GOD MOVE IN THEIR LIVES,

WATCH THEM BECOME -- WHO

KNOWS WHAT?

MAYBE THE LEADERS OF THEIR

COUNTRIES.

WE WANT TO INVITE YOU AS

CBN'S ARM TO THE CHILDREN OF

THE WORLD IN NEED TO BE A

PART OF THAT.

WILL YOU DO THAT?

WILL YOU JOIN "THE 700 CLUB"

TODAY?

WILL BE PART OF HELPING US

TOUCH AND CHANGE THE LIVES

OF CHILDREN WHO ARE ALONE

AND DESPERATELY IN NEED?

OUR NUMBER IS TOLL-FREE.

IT'S 1-800-759-0700.

JUST CALL AND SAY, I WANT TO

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

THAT'S 65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH.

BUT TOGETHER YOU AND I CAN

TRULY MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

OUR WAY OF SAYING THANK YOU

TO YOU FOR CARING ABOUT

OTHER PEOPLE, IS TO SEND YOU

PAT'S LATEST TEACHING.

IT IS CALLED "BE HEALED,"

AND WE THINK IT WILL REALLY

BE A BLESSING TO YOU.

THIS IS A COUPLE FROM

VALENCIA, CALIFORNIA, THEY

WROTE AND SAID, "BE HEALED

WAS SO AFL/CIO MAZING AND

AMAZING AND A BLESSING TO

US."

WE WANT YOU TO HAVE IT.

IT IS YOURS WHEN YOU JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB."

SO CALL NOW,

1-800-759-0700.

AND YOU CAN ALSO JOIN BY

LOGGING ON TO CBN.COM.

PAT?

Pat: THANKS, TERRY.

COMING UP, WE'LL ANSWER YOUR

E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

A VIEWER ASKS: "ARE THERE

SUCH THINGS AS BIG SINS AND

LITTLE SINS."

AND "I HAVE SEX OUTSIDE OF

MARRIAGE, AND I FELL

CONDEMN."

WE'LL "BRING IT ON" WITH

THIS QUESTION AND MORE WHEN

WE COME BACK, NEXT.

Terry: IT IS TIME TO

"BRING IT ON" WITH SOME OF

YOUR E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

PAT, THIS FIRST ONE IS FROM

A VIEWER WHO SAID, "ARE

THERE SUCH THINGS AS BIG

SINS AND LITTLE SINS.

IS THERE REALLY SUCH A THING

AS ONCE SAVED, ALWAYS

SAVED.

I HAD SEX OUTSIDE OF

MARRIAGE AND I FEEL

CONDEMNED."

Pat: OUR CATHOLIC

FRIENDS HAVE BROKEN IT DOWN,

AND I THINK THE BAPTISTS ARE

NOT QUITE AS PRECISE.

THEY HAD MORAL SINS AND

VENIAL SINS.

AND THEN THAT HAD WHAT WERE

CALLED PICADILLIOS.

I DON'T THINK THERE ARE

LITTLE SINS AND BIG SINS

BECAUSE EVERY ONE OF THEM IS

AN AFFRONT TO GOD.

I KNOW IF YOU LIED TO

SOMEONE YOU WOULDN'T FEEL AS

BAD AS IF YOU HAD SEX

OUTSIDE OF MARRIAGE.

BUT TO GOD, A SIN IS A SIN.

AND HE'LL FORGIVE JUST THE

SAME WAY.

SO I THINK WHATEVER YOU'VE

DONE, CONFESS IT TO THE

LORD.

SPEAK TO HIM.

TELL HIM PRECISELY WHAT YOU

DID.

AND ASK HIS FORGIVENESS AND

THEN LET IT GO.

ALL RIGHT.

Terry: THIS IS MARY,

PAT, WHO SAYS, "PRIDE HEADS

THE LIST OF THE SEVEN DEADLY

SINS.

I UNDERSTAND THAT.

WHAT I DON'T GET IS PROUD IS

A DERIVATIVE OF PRIDE.

HOW IS IT OKAY TO BE PROUD

OF MY CHILDREN AND

ACCOMPLISHMENTS?"

Pat: THAT'S A SEMATIC

SITUATION.

THE PRIDE I THINK THE BIBLE

IS TALKING ABOUT IS THIS

FEELING THAT YOU ARE SOMEHOW

SPECIAL AND BETTER THAN

OTHER PEOPLE.

THE BIGGEST PRIDE WAS SATAN

WHO SAID, I CAN DO IT BETTER

THAN GOD.

I THINK THAT'S THE SIN.

I CAN DO IT BETTER THAN

GOD.

DO YOU REMEMBER THAT

SONG, "I DID IT MY WAY,"

THAT WAS IN MUSIC SETTING

FORTH THE MORTAL SIN OF

PRIDE.

BUT THE IDEA THAT YOU FEEL

SATISFACTION IN A JOB

WELL-DONE, THAT'S A HUMAN

EMOTION THAT YOU SHOULDN'T

DENIGRATE.

IF YOUR CHILDREN DO WELL IN

SCHOOL, YOU CAN SAY, I'M

PROUD OF YOU, JOHNNIE.

YOU'RE A GOOD BOY.

YOU GOT AN "A" ON YOUR

EXAM.

THAT IS PERFECTLY NORMAL.

Terry: THIS IS ASHLEY

WHO SAYS, "HOW DO YOU FAST

FOR LENT?"

Pat: WELL, WE'RE IN THE

MIDDLE OF IT NOW.

I THINK WE'VE GOTTEN INTO

IT -- HOW MANY, SEVERAL

WEEKS?

THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO GIVE UP

SWEETS.

THEY FAST ONE DAY A WEEK.

THEY DON'T EAT MEAT ON

FRIDAYS.

THEY PICK SOME DAY.

THIS ISN'T SOMETHING THAT IS

IN THE BIBLE, BUT THAT'S HOW

YOU DO IT.

IT IS -- DANIEL'S FAST WAS

THEY DIDN'T EAT SWEETS FOR A

PERIOD OF TIME.

Terry: RAY SAYS, "A

GUEST ON "THE 700 CLUB" SAYS

ISLAM IS AN ENEMY AGAINST

CHRISTIANS.

HOW SHOULD ONE WHO LIVES

WITH MUSLIMS FOR GENERATIONS

THAT THEY MUST CONSIDER THEM

AS ENEMIES BECAUSE OF THE

ISLAMIC INFIDELS?"

Pat: RADICAL ISLAM IS

LIKE SOMETHING HAPPENED,

LIKE A TRIGGER WENT OFF.

AND IT'S THERE, IN THE QURAN

AND IN THE WRITINGS OF

MUHAMMAD.

MUHAMMAD WAS A WARRIOR, AND

HIS FOLLOWERS WERE

WARRIORS.

AND THEY KILLED AND PILLAGED

WITHOUT MERCY.

SO IT HAS BEEN THERE.

BUT THEN WE'VE HAD A

PEACEFUL TIME.

WHAT EXISTENTED IN SPAIN,

FOR EXAMPLE, THE JEWS AND

THE MUSLIMS AND THE

CHRISTIANS ALL LIVED

TOGETHERHARMONY.

IN HARMONY.

BUT UNDERNEATH THAT ARE THE

BASIC TEACHINGS AND HOW

THESE RADICAL GROUPS HAVE

BEEN ACTIVATED.

WHETHER IT WAS THE GULF WAR

THAT DID IT, OR SOMETHING

ELSE THAT DID IT, BUT

SOMETHING HAS ACTIVATED THIS

LATENT SPIRIT IN ISLAM, AND

NOW IT'S THERE.

BUT YOU CAN STILL LOVE

PEOPLE, BUT JUST BE AWARE

THAT THEY'RE TRYING TO KILL

YOU.

Terry: WELL, THAT'S ALL

OF THE TIME WE HAVE FOR YOUR

QUESTIONS TODAY.

WE'RE SO GRATEFUL TO YOU.

WE LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

AND WE'LL TRY TO ANSWER MORE

TOMORROW.

Pat: WE APPRECIATE YOUR

QUESTIONS.

AND THANK YOU FOR BEING WITH

US.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH TODAY'S

POWER MINUTE FROM MATTHEW 7:

7: "THE LORD SAID, ASK AND

IT WILL BE GIVEN TO YOU.

SEEK AND YOU WILL FIND.

KNOCK AND IT WILL BE OPENED

TO YOU."

WELL, ON TOMORROW'S PROGRAM,

AND ACTRESS AND FORMER

PLAYBOY MODEL TALKS ABOUT

HER PERSONAL REDEMPTION.

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS

THAT.

FOR THE MEANTIME, FOR TERRY

AND WENDY AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON, AND

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

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