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The 700 Club - April 9, 2015

Author and Pastor Judah Smith helps readers fill in the blank with his latest book Life Is _____. Also, a lesser known aspect of the U.S. Civil War, chaplains risked their lives to minister to soldiers. Read Transcript


THEY WORE BLUE AND THEY

WORE GREY, BUT THEY WERE ON

THE SAME SIDE.

THERE WAS NO, WELL, I'M

NOT GOING TO TAKE CARE OF

THIS GUY BECAUSE HE IS ON

THE OPPOSING SIDE.

Wendy: 150 YEARS AFTER

THE END OF A CIVIL WAR, WE

REMEMBER THE MEN WHO KEPT

OUR COUNTRY UNITED.

PLUS, THE PASTOR WHO

HELPED RUSSELL WILSON AND

JUSTIN BIEBER.

JUDAS SMITH JOINS US LIVE ON

TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

Pat: WELL, WELCOME TO

"THE 700 CLUB."

PEOPLE HAVE BEEN WATCHING

THE TRIAL IN BOSTON.

THIS GUY BLEW UP A LITTLE

KID, BLEW HIM UP, DESTROYED

HIM, AND THEN MAIMED OR

KILLED MANY OTHERS.

THE QUESTION IS, IS IT

MERCIFUL HE GET THE DEATH

PENALTY.

THAT'S THE QUESTION FACING

THAT BOSTON BOMBER AFTER HE

WAS CONVICTED OF TERRORISM.

THE THING WE WANT TO SHOW

YOU TODAY IS HE IS ONLY ONE

OF MANY AROUND THE WORLD,

LONE-WOLF FANATICS,

SPREADING THEIR VERSION OF

ISLAM.

Terry: AUTHORITIES IN

COUNTRIES FROM BRITAIN TO

SPAIN TO MALAYSIA, AS WELL

AS RIGHT HERE IN AMERICA,

HAVE BEEN ROUNDING UP

SUSPECTS WHO REPORTEDLY

WANTED TO GET INVOLVED IN

TERRORISM.

CAITLIN BURKE HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: ONE GUILTY

VERDICT AFTER ANOTHER, 30

TIMES THE WORD ECHOING IN

THE COURTROOM.

A JURY OF SEVEN WOMEN AND

FIVE MEN HOLDING TSARNAEV

ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE WORST

TERRORIST ATTACK ON AMERICAN

SOIL SINCE

SEPTEMBER 11th.

THAT SAME JURY NOW DECIDES

WHETHER HE LIVES OUR DIES.

THE DEFENSE TEAM'S STRATEGY

TO KEEP HIM OFF OF DEATH

ROLE, IS THAT HE FELL UNDER

THE INFLUENCE OF HIS OLDER

BROTHER.

I WANT TO SEE THE DEATH

PENALTY.

Reporter: THE

SENTENCING PHASE IS EXPECTED

TO LAST A FEW WEEKS.

ISLAMIC TERRORIST IDEOLOGY

CONTINUES TO BE A GROWING

THREAT, GAINING CONVERTS

AROUND THE WORLD.

IN SPAIN, POLICE HAVE

ARRESTED 10 PEOPLE FOR

SUSPECTED LINKS TO THE

ISLAMIC STATE.

THE ARRESTS CAME AFTER MORE

THAN 300 OFFICERS CONDUCTED

RAIDS IN THE REGION OF

CADELONA IN NORTHEAST

SPAIN.

SPANISH AUTHORITIES HAVE

ARRESTED DOZENS OF SUSPECTED

JIHADI RECRUITERS.

THEY ARRESTED 16-YEAR-OLD

TWIN BOYS WHO THEY BELIEVE

WOULD ABOUT TO TRAVEL TO

SYRIA TO BECOME JIHADI

FIGHTERS.

IN BRITAIN, SIX PEOPLE

ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF

TERRORISM-RELATED OFFENSES.

ALL SIX, ONLY IN THEIR

20s.

HERE IN THE U.S., FOUR MEN

ACCUSED OF PLOTTING TO

RECRUIT U.S. RESIDENTS TO A

FIGHT FOR THE ISLAMIC STATE,

APPEARED IN COURT ON

WEDNESDAY TO FACE FEDERAL

TERRORISM CHARGES.

GROUPS LIKE ISIS CONTINUE TO

USE Facebook AND OTHER

SOCIAL MEDIA TO GAIN

RECRUITS.

CAITLIN BURKE, CBN NEWS.

Pat: I WAS IN A HOTEL

IN ISRAEL THAT HAD BEEN THE

SCENE OF A SUICIDE BOMBER,

AND IT WAS JUST TERRIBLE,

WHAT HAD HAPPENED.

AND PEOPLE WERE -- YOU KNOW,

THEY WERE DEAD, LYING MAIMED

AROUND THE FLOOR.

THE PLACE IS SHOT UP.

A BEAUTIFUL HOTEL TORN TO

PIECES.

THIS IS SOMEBODY'S IDEA OF

WHAT?

OF WAR?

WHAT KIND OF WAR IS IT

AGAINST LITTLE CHILDREN AND

WOMEN AND NON-COMBATANTS.

WHO ARE THESE MONSTERS THAT

DO THIS?

THEY CLAIM IF YOU DIE IN

JIHAD, ACCORDING TO THE

QURAN, YOU WILL GO TO

PARADISE.

AND YOU WILL GET 72 VIRGINS

AND THEN MORE VIRGINS AND

MORE VIRGINS, AND YOU'LL

HAVE NEVER-ENDING SEXUAL

PROWESS.

THAT'S THE KIND OF THING

THEY'RE BEING TAUGHT.

SO THEY BLOW THEMSELVES UP.

YOUNG PEOPLE ARE BEING

RECRUITED FOR THIS KIND OF

NONSENSE.

AND UNFORTUNATELY IT IS

TAKING HOLD IN AMERICA,

ENGLAND, AND OTHER WESTERN

COUNTRIES.

IT IS A TERRIBLE THING.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, YOU

NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE ROOTS

OF IT.

I KNOW WE HAD AYAAN HIRSI

ALI ON HERE THE OTHER DAY

TALKING ABOUT HER VIEW OF

REFORMING ISLAM.

THEY DON'T NEED TO REFORM

IT.

THEY NEED TO LEAVE IT.

THEY NEED TO GETTA BAC GET

BACK TO WHAT MUHAMMAD

ACTUALLY SAID AND WHAT THE

DISCIPLES NEED TO DO TO BE

GOOD MUSLIMS.

THESE PEOPLE ARE MAIMING,

KILLING, DESTROYING, AND

BLOWING THEMSELVES UP.

WHAT KIND OF RELIGION IS

THAT?

> WELL, IN OTHER NEWS, WE

TOLD YOU IT WAS GOING TO

HAPPEN, AND LOW AND BEHOLD

IT IS HAPPENING.

THERE IS NO DEAL ON NUCLEAR

STUFF.

THE IRANIANS ARE SAYING, BY

THE WAY -- BY THE WAY, WE

WANT A COMPLETE CESSATION OF

SANCTIONS.

WE WANT THIS AND WE WANT

THAT.

THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT AN R8

CENTRIFUGE, WHICH WOULD BE

MAYBE 20 TIMES FOREEFFECTIVE

MORE EFFECTIVE THAN THE ONES

THEY'VE GOT, AND IT WILL BE

PROCESSING NUCLEAR MATERIAL

SO MUCH FASTER.

AND THEY'LL HAVE A BOMB

BEFORE WE EVEN KNOW IT IS

THERE.

AND THEY HAVE SAID, ONCE WE

GET ONE, WE'LL DESTROY

ISRAEL.

THAT IS WHAT THEY HAVE

SAID.

OUR PRESIDENT LOOKS

BLISSFULLY ALONG SAYING I

HAVE BROUGHT A DEAL HOME TO

OUR COUNTRY.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM OUR CBN NEWS BUREAU.

John: IRAN'S PRESIDENT

NOW SAYS HE WANTS ECONOMIC

SANCTIONS LIFTED IMMEDIATELY

FOLLOWING A NUCLEAR DEAL OR

HE WON'T SIGN IT.

PRESIDENT HASSAN ROUHANI

SAID THAT.

IRAN AND SIX WORLD POWERS

REACHED A FRAMEWORK

AGREEMENT LAST WEEK, AIMED

AT KEEPING IRAN FROM

DEVELOPING A NUCLEAR

WEAPON.

SOME REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS,

ALONG WITH ISRAELI LEADERS,

WARN A NUCLEAR DEAL WITH

IRAN COULD POSE SERIOUS

THREATS WITH THE IRAN AND

THE MIDDLE EAST.

> A NEW REPORT SAYS THAT

NOTHING AT THE VETERANS

AFFAIR HAS CHANGED.

THAT'S THE FINDING FROM A

STUDY BY THE ASSOCIATED

PRESS.

SOME PEOPLE ARE STILL

WAITING ONE TO THREE MONTHS

FOR AN APPOINTMENT, AND THE

NUMBER OF OIMENTS

APPOINTMENTS THAT TAKES

LONGER THAN THREE MONTHS TO

COMPLETE HAS NEARLY

DOUBLED.

THE HOSPITALS IN SOME PARTS

OF THE COUNTRY, INCLUDING

AREAS WHERE THERE IS A

STRONG MILITARY PRESENCE,

TENDS TO HAVE MORE

PROBLEMS.

ONE V.A. OFFICIAL

ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE

DEPARTMENT IS TAKING TOO

LONG TO PLAN AND BUILD

CLINICS.

PAT, CHANGE ISN'T HAPPENING

FAST ENOUGH HERE.

Pat: THAT IS A SAMPLE

OF WHAT OBAMACARE WOULD DO

IF IT WAS TAKING OVER THE

HEALTH CARE OF AMERICA.

AND, OF COURSE, THE

LIBERALS, AS POINTED OUT TO

ME EARLIER BY ONE OF OUR

PRODUCERS, THIS IS AN

EXAMPLE OF WHAT OBAMACARE IS

GOING TO BE LIKE.

WE WILL SHOW THE SHINING

EXAMPLE OF THE VETERANS'

ADMINISTRATION FILLED WITH

CRONYISM, FILLED WITH IN

EPTITUDE.

John: THE WHITE POLICE

OFFICER IN SOUTH CAROLINA

CHARGED WITH MURDER FOR

SHOOTING AN UNARMED BLACK

MAN IN THE BACK HAS BEEN

FIRED.

BUT THE CITY OF NORTH

CHARLESTON WILL STILL COVER

THE HEALTH INSURANCE OF HIS

PREGNANT WIFE.

MEANWHILE, THE MOTHER OF THE

VICTIM, WALTER SCOTT, SAYS

THE VIDEO OF HER SON BEING

SHOT WAS A TERRIBLE THING TO

SEE.

WHEN I LOOKED AT THAT

TAPE, THAT WAS THE MOST

HORRIBLE THING I'VE EVER

SEEN, TO SEE MY SON RUNNING

DEFENSELESSLY, BEING SHOT.

IT JUST TORE MY HEART TO

PIECES.

I WANT THEM TO KNOW THAT MY

CHILD HAS BEEN RAISED IN THE

CHURCH FROM DAY ONE.

HE SANG ON THE CHOIR.

HE PLAYED THE BRUMS.

DRUMS.

HE WOULD CALL HIS MOM EVERY

SINGLE DAY.

John: THE VIDEO HAS

PROVEN TO BE PIVOTAL

EVIDENCE IN THE CHARGE

AGAINST THE OFFICER, AND IT

HAS REIGNITED THE DEBATE

WHETHER POLICE OFFICERS

SHOULD WEAR BODY CAMERAS.

THE CITY OF CHARLESTON HAS

ALREADY ORDERED 100 OF THE

CAMERAS, AND NOW THEY HAVE

ORDERED 150 MORE.

Pat: THE COPS CAN

ALWAYS TURN THOSE CAMERAS

OFF.

THE LAWYER ALREADY

RESIGNED.

IT IS SHOCKING.

THE ONE WHO IS SHOT AND THE

MAN WHO DID THE SHOOTING

SERVED IN THE COAST GUARD.

THIS WASN'T SOME VAGRANT

SOME PLACE.

IT WAS A FORMER SERVICEMAN.

YEAH, HE HAD A FEW

PROBLEMS.

BUT, GOOD GRIEF.

THE COP COULDN'T GET THE

TASER WORKING PROPERLY.

SO WHEN THE MAN RUNS, HE

TAKES HIS GUN -- AND YOU

HEAR THE NUMBERS.

ABOUT EIGHT SHOTS BEING

FIRED.

WHAT KIND OF POLICING IS

THIS?

APPARENTLY THE POLICEMAN WAS

FROM, WHAT, NEW JERSEY.

HE WANTED TO BE A POLICEMAN

SO HE WENT DOWN TO

CHARLESTON AND GOT A JOB.

IT IS SHOCKING, BUT THE IDEA

THAT HE GETS ANY KIND OF

HEALTH INSURANCE, THAT HE

GETS ANYTHING -- THIS WAS

NOTHING BUT AN OUT AND OUT

ASSASSINATION.

AND THEN HE GOES BACK,

INTERESTING ENOUGH, AND

WHILE THE MAN IS LYING ON

THE GROUND, BLEEDING TO

DEATH.

HE GOES DOWN AND PICKS UP

THE TASER AND DROPS IT TO

SAY, LOOK, HE HAD A WEAPON.

THIS MAN, HE OUGHT TO BE PUT

UNDER THE JAIL.

AND, OF COURSE, THE DEATH

PENALTY IS TOO GOOD FOR HIM,

AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED.

WE CAN'T HAVE THAT KIND OF

TREATMENT OF

AFRICAN-AMERICANS OR WHITE

PEOPLE OR ANYBODY IN OUR

SOCIETY.

WE CANNOT ALLOW IT.

BUT THE POLICE, NORMALLY ARE

GOOD PEOPLE, AND THEY'RE

TRYING TO DO A GOOD JOB.

AND A FEW BAD APPLES GIVE A

BAD NAME TO ALL OF THEM.

JOHN?

John: PAT, WHILE THE

FEDERAL RESERVE IS

CONSIDERING RAISING THE

SUPER LOW INTEREST RATES

HERE IN THE UNITED STATES,

RATES ARE GOING IN THE

OPPOSITE DIRECTION IN SOME

PLACES IN EUROPE, BELOW

ZERO.

ON WEDNESDAY, SWITZERLAND

SOLD 10-YEAR BONDS WITH A

YIELD BELOW ZERO.

IT IS THE LATEST SIGN THAT

MANY COUNTRIES IN EUROPE ARE

WORRIED ABOUT THE RISK OF

INFLATION.

THE SUB ZERO RATES ARE A

SIGN THAT INVESTORS DON'T

HAVE ANY CONFIDENCE THAT THE

ECONOMY WILL BE GROWING ANY

TIME SOON.

PAT, BACK TO YOU.

Pat: YOU KNOW, THIS

WHOLE THING IS MORE THAN AB

ABRATIONAL.

IF YOU HOLD SWISS FRANK'S,

YOU'LL BE MAKING MONEY

BECAUSE THE OTHER CURRENCIES

ARE GOING DOWN AND THE SWISS

FRANC IS STRONGER.

THEY DID A RECOUPLING,

AND IT SHOT UP

DRAMATICALLY.

GARY SCHILLING WROTE A BOOK

ON DEFLATION, AND HE SAID

THAT'S WHAT IS COMING,

DEFLATION.

THAT MEANS NEGATIVE INTEREST

RATES, AND THE AMOUNT OF

MONEY NOW SLOSHING AROUND IS

SO HUGE, WE -- THERE IS AN

ARTICLE IN THE WALL STREET

JOURNAL TODAY, $100 BILLION

WORTH OF DEALS JUST SETTLED,

INCLUDING THAT $70 BILLION

ABOUT BRITISH GAS.

IT IS UNBELIEVABLE BECAUSE

MONEY IS SO CHEAP.

FIRMS CAN BORROW AT A

NEGATIVE INTEREST RATE OR

1%, OR 1.5%, AND IF THEY CAN

MAKE ANY SORT OF MONEY AT

ALL, IT IS LIKE FREE CASH

BEING OFFERED TO THEM.

IT IS A CRAZY SITUATION

WE'VE GOT.

AND THE FED DOESN'T KNOW

WHAT TO DO.

BUT DEFLATION -- THEY TALK

ABOUT PUSHING ON A STRING.

WELL, IT'S GOING TO BE VERY

HARD FOR THE FED TO

STIMULATE THE ECONOMY IF IT

IS GOING DOWN, AS IT IS

RIGHT NOW.

SO I WON'T HOLD MY BREATH IN

TERMS OF INFLATION.

I THINK DEFLATION IS GOING

TO BE THE NAME OF THE GAME

FORL FOR A WHILE.

John: CITIES ACROSS THE

MIDWEST ARE BRACING FOR

SEVERE WEATHER.

57 PEOPLE LIVE IN AREAS WITH

AN ENHANCED RISK OF LARGE

HAIL, DAMAGING WINDS, AND

TORNADOES.

PARTS OF OKLAHOMA REPORTED A

HANDFUL OF TORNADOES ON

WEDNESDAY.

> AND THERE WAS

FLASH-FLOODING AND IT LEFT

DRIVERS STRANDED IN

INDIANA.

AND ICE PELLETS ALSO COVERED

PARTS OF IDAHO.

> WELL, PEOPLE ARE LIVING

LONGER THESE DAYS, AND

THEY'RE STAYING ACTIVE AS

THEY GET OLDER, TOO.

EFREM GRAHAM HAS MORE IN

THIS REPORT.

Efrem: A DETROIT WOMAN

IS NOW LISTED AS THE WORLD'S

OLDEST PERSON, AT 115.

JERALIN TALLY CREDITS GOD

FOR HER LONGEVITY.

SHE SAID, QUOTE,"IT IS

COMING FROM ABOVE.

IT IS NOT IN MY HAND OR YOUR

HANDS."

HER FRIENDS SAY HER MENTAL

STATE IS VERY SHARP.

AND JACK NICHOLAS SHOWED ON

WEDNESDAY HE CAN STILL HIT

THE MARK AT 71.

HE HIT TW A HOLE IN ONE AND

HIT TWO MORE SHOTS THAT HAD

A CHANCE TO GO IN.

HERE IS A WOMAN WHO

DEMONSTRATES YOU'RE NEVER

TOO OLD TO TRY SOMETHING

ADVENTUROUS.

GEORGINA SURPRISED EVERYONE

BY SKYDIVING.

SHE EVEN OPERATED THE

CONTROLS AS SHE DRIFTED TO

THE GROUND.

SHE STARTED SKYDIVING AT AGE

92.

THIS JUMP SEEMED TO BE

DIFFERENT FROM THE PREVIOUS

ONES, AND IT WAS WONDERFUL.

John: AS IF THAT WASN'T

ENOUGH, SHE CONTINUED TO

CELEBRATE HER 100th

BIRTHDAY BY SWIMMING IN A

SHARK TANK LATER AND THE DAY

WITH HER GREAT GRANDSON.

EFREM GRAHAM, CBN NEWS.

John: PAT, WE KNOW YOU

RECENTLY CELEBRATED YOUR

85th BIRTHDAY HERE IN

WASHINGTON, D.C.

DID YOU DO ANYTHING

ADVENTUROUS AS WELL?

Pat: I'VE DONE PLENTY

OF ADVENTUROUS THINGS,

INCLUDING RUNNING A NASCAR

RACE CAR AROUND THE TRACK 30

LAPS IN CHARLOTTE.

Terry: NO SHARK TANK

FOR YOU?

Pat: NOT ON YOUR LIFE.

BUT I RIDE HORSES AND STUFF,

AND THAT KEEPS ME YOUTH

FULL.

YOUTHFUL.

I'LL TELL YOU, FOLKS, THE

BIGGEST POPULATION IS PEOPLE

OVER 80.

WHY?

WE'VE GOT TREMENDOUS MEDICAL

CARE IN THIS COUNTRY.

PEOPLE USED TO DIE OF

CANCER.

NOW THEY TAKE CARE OF

CANCER.

PEOPLE USED TO DIE OF OTHER

DISEASES, IN INFECTION AND

INFLAMMATION AND THINGS LIKE

THAT.

THEY TAKE THE TEETH OUT AND

THEY FIX PEOPLE.

AND WHATEVER YOU'VE GOT.

I'VE GOT SO MANY SPARE PARTS

YOU CAN'T BELIEVE IT.

IT IS KIND OF LIKE AN OLD

CAR.

YOU PUT A NEW TRANSMISSION

ON THEM, A NEW DISTRIBUTOR

CAP, AND YOU JUST KEEP ON

GOING DOWN THE ROAD.

BUT I'LL TELL YOU, WE'RE

GOING TO SEE 80s BECOME

THE NEW 70, AND 100 -- BUT I

WAS READING THE BIBLE, AND

IT SAID ANYBODY WHO DIES

SHORT OF 100 WILL BE

THINKING TO BE A CURSE.

IT SAYS IT IN ISAIAH.

READ IT.

Terry: YOU NEED TO

SHARE THAT WITH DEE DEE,

THEN.

Pat: DEE DEE DOESN'T

WANT TO DO IT.

I SAY, WE'VE ONLY GOT A

COUPLE YEARS, LET'S GO TO A

HUNDRED.

AND SHE SAYS WE WON'T HAVE

ANY FRIENDS, AND I SAY GET

NEW FRIENDS.

Terry: WE'RE GOING TO

MEET A WOMAN WHO IS 100

YEARS YOUNG, AND SHE IS

STILL GOING STRONG.

I'VE GIVEN MYSELF TO THE

LORD, AND I HAVE LEFT MYSELF

IN HIS HANDS.

AND I HAVE TRUST.

AND I HAVE BEEN VERY, VERY

WELL TAKEN CARE OF.

Terry: WE'LL GET HER

SECRETS TO A LONG LIFE WHEN

WE COME BACK.

Pat: OKAY, YOU WANT TO

LIVE LONGER?

YOU WANT TO LIVE LONGER?

WELL, THERE ARE SOME SIMPLE

CLUES YOU CAN HAVE.

MOST HEALTH PROBLEMS HERE IN

AMERICA STEM FROM THREE

SIMPLE THINGS.

NUMBER ONE, WE EAT THE WRONG

FOOD.

THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF JUNK

FOODS AND TRANS-FATS, AND

ALL OF THAT STUFF, AND IT

MAKES YOU SICK.

THE SECOND IS, YOU'RE

SEDENTARY.

YOU'RE NOT PHYSICALLY

ACTIVE.

AND THE THIRD THING IS YOU

DON'T MANAGE STRESS WELL.

STRESS GETS TO YOU INSTEAD

OF BEING CALM.

I HAVE A LITTLE THING, I

TOLD MY SECRETARY, THERE IS

A PHRASE IN FRENCH, SOMEWHAT

SW SWH E TRUNKILL.

THE SEVENT SEVENTH DAY AD

VENTSEVENTH DAY ADVENTS

HAVE FOUND THE SECRET.

THEY LIVE 10 YEARS LONGER

THAN MOST AMERICANS.

LORI JOHNSON THAS THE

STORY.

Lori: AT AGE 100,

BENITA WELEBIR HAS A HEALTHY

MIND, BODY, AND SPIRIT.

I'VE GIVEN MYSELF TO THE

LORD, AND I HAVE LEFT MYSELF

IN HIS HANDS.

AND I HAVE TRUST, AND I HAVE

BEEN VERY, VERY WELL TAKEN

CARE OF.

Lori: SHE IS NOT

ALONE.

THERE IS AN UNUSUAL HIGH

CONCENTRATION OF SENTNARIANS

SENTNARIANS IN HER HOME TOWN

OF LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA.

IT IS ONE OF ONLY FIVE

SO-CALLED BLUE ZONES, AREAS

WERE PEOPLE LIVE THE

LONGEST.

THE OTHERS ARE OA JAPAN,

COSTA RICA AND MORE.

THE REASON THEY'RE SO

HEALTHY HERE IN LOMA LINDA

IS BECAUSE MOST OF THEM ARE

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS.

ON AVERAGE, THEY LIVE 10

YEARS LONGER THAN MOST

AMERICANS.

DR. LARRY BEESON HAS

RESEARCHED HIS PHENOMENON

FOR THE LAST 50 YEARS.

THEY HAVE APPROXIMATELY

THE SAME PROPORTIONS OF

PEOPLE WHO DIE OF CANCER OR

HEART DISEASE OR STROKE, BUT

THE AGE THEY GET DIAGNOSED

IS MUCH LATER.

Lori: THEY STRONGLY

ADHERE TO THE BELIEF OF

RESPECTING THE HUMAN BODY AS

A TEMPLE OF THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

THAT MEANS NO ALCOHOL, NO

TOBACCO, AND FOLLOWING A

PLANT-BASED DIET.

IN CHRISTIANITY, WE HAVE

THE HOLY SCRIPTURES.

WHAT GOD SAID FROM THE

BEGINNING WE SHOULD EAT.

HE GAVE US THE NUTS AND THE

GRAINS AND THE HERBS THAT HE

PLACED ON THE EARTH.

AND HE SAID, YOU WILL DO

BETTER IF YOU SUBSIST ON

THAT TYPE OF THING.

Lori: WHAT HAS YOUR

DIET BEEN THROUGHOUT YOUR

LIFE?

VEGETABLES.

MY SISTER LIKED FRUIT, AND I

DO, TOO, BUT VEGETABLES HAD

PRIORITY, AND I LIKE THEM

RAW.

Lori: MANY ADVENTISTS,

LIKE BENITA, ARE TOTAL

VEGETARIANS.

OTHERS WILL EAT A LITTLE

DAIRY, AND SOME CONSUME

FISH.

AND THERE ARE THOSE WHO EAT

SMALL AMOUNTS OF POULTRY AND

BEEF.

THESE CHOICES LEAD TO

DIFFERENT HEALTH OUTCOMES.

THE MORE FLESH FOODS YOU

EAT, THE MORE HEART DISEASE,

THE MORE AUGUST,

ALZHEIMER'S, THE MORE

CANCER.

WHEREAS IF YOU GO THE OTHER

WAY, THERE TENDS TO BE A

DELAY IN THE ONSET OF THE

DISEASES.

Lori: SEVENTH DAY

ADVENTISTS STRICTLY OBSERVE

THE SABBATH.

EVERY SATURDAY THEY REST TO

RECUPERATE FOR THE WEEK AND

RECHARGE FOR THE ONE AHEAD,

ALSO TO SPEND TIME WITH

FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND GOD.

STUART HARTY, WHO PASTORS

ONE OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST

CONGREGATIONS SAYS RESTING

ON THE SABBATH INCLUDES

ABSTAINING FROM

ELECTRONICS.

ANY OF THOSE THINGS THAT

KIND OF TAKE YOU BACK INTO

WORK, YOU TRY TO AVOID THOSE

THINGS.

IT IS NOT LIKE IT IS A

RULE.

BUT WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT IT,

IT SAYS ANYTHING THAT YOU'RE

INVOLVED IN DURING THE WEEK,

IF YOU GO BACK TO THAT,

YOU'RE NOT REALLY TAKING A

BREAK FROM IT.

I FEEL THAT REST IS ONE

OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS

IN AGING.

THAT IF YOU REST, THEN YOU

CAN GET UP AND GALLOP.

Lori: MEDICAL RESEARCH

CONFIRMS STRESS KILLS.

SCIENCE HAS ALWAYS HAD

SOME KIND OF TENSION WITH

RELIGION, PARTICULARLY IN

CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY.

SO IT IS GREAT TO BE ABLE TO

READ SOMETHING IN THE

SCRIPTURES THAT SUGGESTS

WHAT WE SHOULD DO, AND

SCIENCE IS NOT ONLY

AFFIRMING IT, BUT GIVING US

MORE SPECIFIC UNDERSTANDING

OF WHY IT BENEFITS US SO

MUCH.

Lori: EXERCISE IS ALSO

A PRIORITY.

THROUGHOUT HER LIFE, BENITA

WAS EXTREMELY ACTIVE.

NOW SHE WALKS EVERY DAY, BUT

ADMITS SHE DOESN'T HAVE THE

STRENGTH SHE ONCE DID.

IT IS SUBSIDING, AND THAT

IS THE WAY GOD HAD INTENDED

FOR PEOPLE TO BE, AND SO I

ACCEPT THAT, TOO, EVEN

THOUGH I DON'T LIKE IT.

[LAUGHTER]

Lori: ADVENTISTS ARE

ABLE TO STICK TO THEIR

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE BECAUSE

THEY'RE SURROUNDED BY OTHERS

LIVING THE SAME WAY MANY.

MY MOTHER USED TO KEEP US

IN THE STRAIGHT AND NARROW

WAY BY SAYING, NOW, BE

CAREFUL WITH THE COMPANY YOU

KEEP BECAUSE IF YOU KEEP A

CERTAIN COMPANY, STRANGE

ENOUGH, IT HAS AN INFLUENCE

UPON YOU.

Lori: SO LOOK TO THE

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS, WHO

LIVE AN AVERAGE OF 10 YEARS

LONGER THAN THE REST OF US.

THEY EXERCISE AND OBSERVE

THE SABBATH.

THEY AVOID ALCOHOL, TOBACCO,

AND MEAT, ALL WITHIN A

SOCIAL NETWORK THAT

REINFORCES THAT BEHAVIOR.

LORI JOHNSON, CBN NEWS.

Pat: HOW ABOUT THAT?

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE

BIBLE SAYS, IN PROVERBS, A

MERRY HEART DOETH GOOD LIKE

MEDICINE.

PEOPLE WHO HAVE A POSITIVE

VIEW OF LIFE JUST HAVE A

TENDENCY TO LIVE LONGER.

AND JESUS SAID THE SABBATH

WAS MADE FOR MAN, NOT MAN

FOR THE SABBATH.

WE NEED A DAY OF REST.

AND SOCIETIES THAT GO SEVEN

DAYS A WEEK, SEVEN DAYS A

WEEK, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK,

THEY'RE BURNING OUT AND

WE'RE HAVING A BURNED OUT

SOCIETY.

PEOPLE ARE ON PROZAC AND

VARIOUS OTHER KINDS OF

TRANQUILIZERS BECAUSE THERE

IS THIS FRANTIC PACE.

YOU'VE GOT TO KEEP UP, AND

YOU'VE GOT TO KEEP SELLING

AND EARNING.

AND THE OTHER THINGS IS

EVERYBODY IS ONLINE.

THEY'RE ALL HOOKED IN.

AND THE BEST THING IS TO

UNHOOK, UNPLUG.

I DON'T DO THIS E-MAIL

STUFF.

I MEAN, COME ON.

E-MAIL?

WHAT A NONSENSE.

PEOPLE ARE JUST -- WHAT DID

YOU DO TODAY?

WELL, I WENT OUT TO THE

STORE.

WELL, I WENT TO THE STORE,

TOO.

YOU'VE GOT TO ANSWER THAT

NONSENSE.

COME ON.

GET YOUR MIND FREE ABOUT

MORE IMPORTANT THINGS.

MEDITATE ON THE LORD AND GOD

WILL KEEP YOU HEALTHY.

YOU KNOW, TERRY, WE'VE GOT

WHAT IS CALLED A PINEAL

GLAND, A LITTLE GLAND, AND

IT REGULATES LIFE SPAN.

Terry: REALLY?

Pat: YEAH.

AND THERE IS SOMETHING THAT

IS CALLED MELATONIN, AND IT

MAKES YOU SLEEP.

AND WHEN YOU SLEEP, IT KIND

OF MAKES THE PINEAL GLAND

BEHAVE ITSELF.

BUT SOONER OR LATER THAT

GLAND WANTS TO GET YOU.

IT IS SETTING OUT TO DO IT.

AND IT GETS TO THE POINT

WHERE IT SAYS, YOU'RE NOT

REPRODUCING ANYMORE.

YOU'RE GETTING A LITTLE

FEEBLE, AND I THINK IT IS

TIME TO TAKE YOU OUT.

WHAT YOU'VE GOT TO DO IS

DEFEAT THAT LITTLE RASCAL

BECAUSE IT WANTS TO KILL

YOU, IF POSSIBLE.

IT IS, LIKE, AT A

PRE-PROGRAMMED TIME.

BUT APPARENTLY THE GLAND IS

BEHAVING ITSELF AND PEOPLE

ARE LIVING A LONG, LONG

TIME.

I MEAN, FRUITS, NUTS, AND

BERRIES ARE DELICIOUS.

GOOD VEGETABLES ARE

ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS.

SO WHY NOT ENJOY THEM.

I AM NOT VEGAN, AND I DON'T

SEE ANY SENSE IN IT.

I THINK A LITTLE BIT OF MEAT

ALONG THE WAY IS JUST

GREAT.

AT THE SAME TIME, MODEST

EVERYTHING.

NO BOOZE -- OR AT LEAST

NOT -- MODEST BOOZE, I

SHOULD SAY.

AND NO CIGARETTES.

Terry: WELL -- AND, YOU

KNOW, I THINK THE REST IS

SUCH A SIGNIFICANT PART OF

THAT.

WHEN I WAS YOUNGER, WE HAD

SABBATH DAY AND EVERYTHING

WAS CLOSED.

PEOPLE DIDN'T SHOP, STORES

WEREN'T OPEN.

AND IT WAS TIME TO SPEND

WITH FAMILY.

Pat: I WAS IN A MIDWEST

CITY, AND IT WAS SUNDAY, AND

WE WERE HAVING A MEETING OF

SOME KIND, AND THE PARKING

LOT IN THE SHOPPING CENTER

WAS ABSOLUTELY JAMMED.

AND PEOPLE WERE FRANTICALLY

BUYING, BUYING, BUYING.

HOW DO THEY REST?

HOW DO THEY -- IT IS JUST

KILLING US.

WE DO THAT IN THE NAME OF

WE'RE GOING TO BE FREE FROM

RELIGION.

SO, ALL RIGHT.

SO YOU KILL YOURSELF IN THE

PROCESS.

> WELL, WE'RE GOING TO

TALK ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE,

WHERE PEOPLE KILL THEMSELVES

IN GREAT NUMBERS, AND IT

WASN'T FROM LIFESTYLE.

Terry: TODAY IS THE

150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE

END OF THE CIVIL WAR.

AND UP NEXT IS THE STORY OF

UNSUNG HEROS FROM BOTH

SIDES.

CHAPLAINS WERE THERE TO

ADMINISTER TO ALL SOLDIERS.

THERE WAS NO, WELL, I'M NOT

GOING TO TAKE CARE OF THIS

GUY BECAUSE HE IS FROM THE

OPPOSING SIDE.

Terry: SEE WHAT UNITED

OUR COUNTRYMEN WHEN OUR

NATION WAS MOST DIVIDED.

THAT'S AFTER THIS.

Pat: A DATE, APRIL 9,

1861.

WHAT HAPPENED THEN?

IT WAS THE END OF THE

BLOODIEST WAR IN AMERICAN

HISTORY.

ONE IN FOUR SOLDIERS WHO

WENT OFF TO THE BATTLEFIELDS

OF THE CIVIL WAR NEVER

RETURNED HOME.

AND THROUGH IT ALL, A GROUP

OF UNSUNG HEROS RISKED THEIR

LIVES TO MINISTER TO THOSE

ON BOTH SIDES OF THAT AWFUL

CONFLICT.

ANDREW KNOX BRINGS US THEIR

STORY.

Reporter: 150 YEARS AGO

TODAY, CONFEDERATE GENERAL

ROBERT E.LEE SURRENDERED THE

ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA TO

ULYSSES GRANT.

A MEMBER OF THE UNITED

STATES CHRISTIAN COMMISSION

RECORDED IN HIS FIELD DIARY

HIS EYE WITNESS ACCOUNT.

TODAY WITNESSES A

CULMINATION AND OVERTHROW OF

THE REBELLION.

FROM THE POSITION I NOW

OCCUPY, I CAN SEE A LARGE

PART OF LEE'S ARMY LYING

ABOUT ONE MILE AWAY.

THIS IS A DAY LONGED TO BE

REMEMBERED.

THE ARMIES OF THE UNION ARE

COMPLETELY TRIUMPHANT.

THE PRAYERS OF CHRISTIANS

ANSWERED.

Reporter: MANY MEN OF

PEACE, LIKE REVEREND DUTTON,

WENT TO WAR TO MINISTER TO

THE MEN FIGHTING AND DYING

ON THE BATTLEFIELDS OF

AMERICA'S BLOODIEST

CONFLICT.

PREACHERS AND CHAPLAINS

ATTENDED TO THE SPIRITUAL

NEEDS OF SOLDIERS° THE CIVIL

WAR.

THE STORY OF THEIR SERVICE

HAS LARGELYLY GONE UNTOLD.

> LARGELY GONE UNTOLD.

WHEN CHAPLAINS HELD

SERVICE, SOLDIERS WENT.

SOME WENT FOR THE SPIRITUAL

GRATIFICATION, AND OTHERS

WENT BECAUSE IT WAS WHAT

THEY WERE SUPPOSED TO DO.

Reporter: THIS CHAPLAIN

TELLS THE STORY OF

PROTESTANT MINISTERS,

CATHOLICS PRIESTS, AND

JEWISH RABBIS, WHO LEFT

THEIR HOMES AND

CONGREGATIONS WHO LEFT TO

TEND TO THE MEN, REGARDLESS

OF THEIR FAITH OR COLOR OF

UNIFORM.

CHAPLAINS WERE THERE TO

MINISTER TO ALL SOLDIERS.

SO THOSE ON THE FIELD, WHO

WERE IN GREAT NEED OF

SPIRITUAL COMFORT IN THEIR

FINAL MOMENTS -- THERE WAS

NO, I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE

CARE OF THIS GUY BECAUSE HE

IS ON THE OPPOSING SIDE.

Reporter: THOSE IN THE

CONFEDERACY WERE PAID $85 A

MONTH, AND THE SOLDIERS GOT

$100, PLUS FOOD.

BUT TO THESE MEN, WHAT

MATTERED MOST WAS GIVING

SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE.

WHEN THEY WERE NOT

PREACHING OR ADMINISTERING

TO THE SOLDIERS WHO WERE

HEALTHY, SO TO SPEAK, THEY

WERE IN THE HOSPITALS.

Reporter: AT THE START

OF THE WAR, NEITHER SIDE

COULD EXPECT THAT KIND OF

DEVASTATION.

ALL TOLD, THERE WERE

1.5 MILLION KILLED.

CHAPLAINS HELPED ATTEND TO

THE NEEDS OF THE WOUNDED AND

DYING IN FIELD HOSPITALS AND

WARDS THAT WERE HASTELY

BUILT AFTER EVERY BATTLE.

MORE SOLDIERS DIED OF

DISEASE THAN THEY DID OF

WOUNDS.

SO WHEN THEY'RE BETWEEN

HEALTH AND DEATH, A LOT OF

THESE SOLDIERS HAD TIME TO

GET MESSAGES OUT TO FAMILY

MEMBERS.

THEY HAD TIME TO BE

MINISTERED TO.

A LOT OF SOLDIERS WERE ABLE

TO DICTATE LETTERS, SHORT

LETTERS, BE IT, TO THEIR

FAMILIES, AND THEY WOULD

SAY, OFTEN, I AM DYING.

I AM DYING.

THEY KEPT THESE MEN AFLOAT,

IF YOU WILL, UNTIL, AS THEY

SAY, THEY CROSSED THE BAR.

I SEE THAT AS MAYBE,

PERHAPS, ONE OF THE GREATEST

ROLES THESE CHAPLAINS HAD,

THAT THEY WERE ABLE TO

SUSTAIN THESE MEN THROUGH

THAT VERY CHALLENGING AND

DIFFICULT TIME.

Reporter: 620,000 MEN

DIED IN THE CIVIL WAR, MORE

LIVES LOST THAN THOSE IN

WORLD WAR II AND WORLD WAR I

COMBINED.

DUE TO THE NATURE OF CIVIL

WAR ARMAMENTS, FIGHTING ON

THE BATTLEFIELD WAS AS

FIERCE AND BLOODY AS DEATH

WAS SLOW AND PAINFUL.

WHEN THESE MEN WERE

LINGERING, OFTEN WITHOUT ANY

HELP, THERE WAS NOT A WHOLE

LOT THEY COULD GIVE THEM.

SO IF A CHAPLAIN WAS OUT ON

THE FIELD, HE COULD

ADMINISTER TO THAT SOLDIER,

EVEN THOUGH THAT SOLDIER

MIGHT NOT BE RETRIEVED FOR

SOME TIME.

THEY FIGURATIVELYLY

FIGURATIVELY AND LITERALLY

HELD THE DYING HANDS OF

THESE SOLDIERS WHEN THEY

WERE IN AND OUT OF

CONSCIOUSNESS.

Reporter: ACCORDING TO

THE CIVIL WAR TRUST, ONE IN

FOUR SOLDIERS THAT WENT OFF

TO WAR NEVER RETURNED HOME.

AND ONE-THIRD OF ALL

SOUTHERNERS LOST AT LEAST

ONE FAMILY MEMBER.

EARLY IN THE WAR, THERE

WEREN'T NATIONAL CEMETERIES,

OR FAMILY NOTIFICATION FOR

THE DEAD OR WOUNDED.

AS THE DEATH TOLLS MOUNTED,

NATIONAL CEMETERIES HAD TO

BE BUILT.

LAY PREACHERS OR

NON-COMMISSIONED CHAPLAINS

ALSO MINISTERED TO SOLDIERS

ON BOTH SIDES.

WHEN RICHMOND BECOMES THE

DEPOSITORY OF PRISONERS,

JASPER ASKS IF HE COULD

MINISTER.

THEY ALLOW HIM TO DO SO, AND

HE ADMINISTERS TO NOT ONLY

CONFEDERATE AND SICK, BUT

WOUNDED SOLDIERS AND SICK,

AND PRISONERS.

SO HE HAS THIS ROLE

THROUGHOUT THE WAR.

EVEN THOUGH HE HAS NEVER

BEEN GIVEN A COMMISSION BY

THE GOVERNMENT, HE IS A

CHAPLAIN.

Reporter: ALLEN FARLEY,

AN ORDAINED MINISTER AND

CIVIL WAR REENACTOR,

REPRESENTS A GROUP THAT

PETITIONED PRESIDENT LINCOLN

TO SERVE THE CAUSE OF CHRIST

DURING THE CIVIL WAR.

HE WHOLEHEARTEDLY

APPROVED IT.

NO MONETARY RENUMERATION

WHATSOEVER, AND THEY

ADMINISTERED.

THEY DID NOT TAKE THE PLACE

OF A CHAPLAIN UNLESS THERE

WAS NOT A CHAPLAIN.

THEY HELPED IN THE

HOSPITALS.

THEY HELPED OUT ON THE

BATTLEFIELD.

Reporter: AS RECORDED

HERE BY COMMISSIONED

DELEGATE REVEREND DUTTON IN

HIS FIELD DIARY.

THIS SOLDIER HAS LOST HIS

RIGHT ARM IN CHARGING FORT

GREG.

WHEN I TOLD HIM I BELONGED

TO THE CHRISTIAN COMMISSION,

HE GAVE ME HIS LEFT HAND.

HE WANTS ME TO WRITE TO HIS

DEAR FATHER AND MOTHER.

NOTE: SOLDIER NOT A

CHRISTIAN.

THEY SHOWED THE CAUSE OF

CHRIST, THE LOVE OF CHRIST,

AND THESE MEN HAD A CALLING

FROM GOD.

AND THEY HAD A COMMISSION

FROM GOD.

THEY PRINTED OVER 34 MILLION

PAGES OF GOSPEL TRACKS TO

GIVE TO THE SOLDIERS.

THEY PRINTED POCKET

HYMNALS.

THEY SMUGGLED THROUGH THE

LINE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF

NEW TESTAMENTS TO THE

CONFEDERATE STATES SO THAT

THE SOUTHERN MEN COULD HAVE

THE WORD OF GOD.

Reporter: THE GOD WORK

OF THESE CIVIL WAR

CHAPLAINS, IF NOT

LAUDED

IN

THE PAGES OF

HISTORY,

IS

CELEBRATED IN HEAVEN.

Pat: WHAT A TREMENDOUS

LEGACY.

BUT ISN'T WAR HELL?

ISN'T IT AWFUL?

THIS WAS THE MOST AWFUL

BLOOD-LETTING.

WE THINK OF THE TERRIBLE

LOSSES IN WORLD WAR II AND

WORLD WAR I, BUT IT WAS

NOTHING COMPARED TO THE

UNITED STATES CIVIL WAR.

UNBELIEVABLE.

BUT THANK GOD FOR THOSE MEN

WHO WERE WILLING TO RISK

LIFE AND LIMB TO GO AND

ADMINISTER TO THE DEAD, THE

DYING, THE WOUNDED, AND TO

BRING COMFORT TO THEIR

FAMILIES.

GOD BLESS THEM.

I MUST SAY THIS IS THE FIRST

TIME I'VE HEARD ANYTHING

ABOUT THEM.

Terry: A BEAUTIFUL

PIECE.

Pat: IT IS.

Terry: STILL AHEAD, HE

IS JUSTIN BIEBER'S PASTOR

AND HE IS BEST FRIENDS WITH

RUSSELL WILSON.

JUDAS SMITH OF SEATTLE CITY

CHURCH JOINS US, AND THAT'S

COMING UP.

WELCOME BACK TO

WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN NEWS

BREAK.

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS CALLING

FOR AN END TO CONVERSION

THERAPY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

WITH UNWANTED SAME-SEX

ATTRACTION.

IN A STATEMENT ON WEDNESDAY,

WHITE HOUSE ADVISOR SAID THE

ADMINISTRATION SUPPORTS

BANNING THE PRACTICE FOR

MINORS, BUT THE

ADMINISTRATION ISN'T

EXPLICITLY CALLING FOR

CONGRESS TO TAKE ACTION.

CALIFORNIA, NEW JERSEY, AND

WASHINGTON, D.C. WASHINGTON,

D.C. HAVE BANNED

PROFESSIONALS FROM USING

CONVERSION THERAPY ON

MINORS.

WELL, THE BUSINESS OF

CAKE-BAKING IS HIGHLIGHTING

WHAT CRITICS CALL COLORADO'S

DOUBLE STANDARD IN DEALING

WITH GAY RIGHTS AND

RELIGIOUS RIGHTS.

WHEN BAKERY OWNER JACK

PHILLIPS REFUSED TO MAKE A

CAKE FOR A GAY WEDDING, HE

WAS SUED.

THE COLORADO CIVIL RIGHTS

COMMISSION AGREED WITH THE

RULING AGAINST HIM AND

IMPOSED A SERIES OF FINES.

BUT THEN A CHRISTIAN

CUSTOMER REQUESTED A CAKE,

SAYING THAT HOMOSEXUALITY IS

A DETESTABLE SIN, AND HE

REFUSED, AND THEY SAID HE

WAS DISCRIMINATED AGAINST

BECAUSE OF HIS CHRISTIAN

BELIEFS.

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: LIFE IS -- IF I

WERE TO ASK YOU TO FILL IN

THE BLANK, WHAT WOULD YOU

SAY?

OUR NEXT GUEST FILLED AN

ENTIRE BOOK WITH HIS

ANSWER.

BEFORE WE MEET HIM, TAKE A

LOOK AT THIS.

HE IS JUSTIN BIEBER'S

PASTOR, NFL QUARTERBACK

RUSSELL WILSON'S FRIEND, AND

A LONG TIME CONFIDANT.

BUT PASTOR JUDAS SMITH'S

INFLUENCE DOESN'T STOP WITH

CELEBRITY.

HE HAS A SLEW OF TWITTER

FOLLOWERS BY BRINGING LIGHT

TO DIFFICULT SPIRITUAL

TOPICS.

IN HIS NEWEST BOOK "LIFE

IS," JUDAS TACKLES ANOTHER

SPIRITUAL QUESTION: THE

MEANING OF LIFE IN A RELATE

TABL RELATABLE WAY.

Terry: WELCOME TO "THE

700 CLUB," JUDAS SMITH.

IS IT DIFFICULT TO HAVE YOUR

NAME FOLLOWED BY PASTOR OF

JUSTIN BIEBER AND WILSON?

MOST OF THE PEOPLE I

PASTOR TO ARE NOT CELEBRITY,

JUST TO BE CLEAR.

IT ALL HAPPENED REALLY

ORGANIC.

AND IN EVERY RELATIONSHIP

THAT I HAVE, IT IS A FRIEND

OF A FRIEND OR JUSTIN,

ACTUALLY, WAS AT A

CONFERENCE I DID IN TORONTO,

WHEN HE WAS EIGHT YEARS OLD,

WITH HIS MOM, AND LIKED WHAT

I HAD TO SAY AND PUT HIMSELF

TO SLEEP WITH MY TAPES.

Terry: THEY MENTION YOU

HAVE SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF

FOLLOWERS ONLINE.

YOU HAVE A CHURCH OF 70,000,

AND 50,000 LISTENERS, AND IT

IS 300,000 TWITTER

FOLLOWERS.

WHAT IS YOU, YO YOU THINK

ABOUT THE MESSAGE THAT

APPEALS TO PEOPLE.

MY DAD PEOPLE SOMETIMES

RELATE MORE TO YOUR

WEAKNESSES THAN YOUR

STRENGTHS.

AND I JUST TRY TO BE

GENUINE.

AND I'M SO AVERAGE.

AND I HOPE THAT RESONATES

WITH PEOPLE.

Terry: YOUR BOOK IS

REALLY WONDERFUL.

I LOVE THE MESSAGE YOU

BRING.

LIFE IS -- AND THERE IS A

LINE TO FILL IN THE BLANK.

HOW DO MOST PEOPLE, DO YOU

THINK, FILL THAT BLANK IN?

PROBABLY MAYBE BUSY.

LIFE IS HARD, DIFFICULTY.

I THINK THAT IS OUR PASSION,

TO HELP PEOPLE WITH LIFE

BECAUSE LIFE IS NOT AS EASY

AS MAYBE WE THOUGHT IT WOULD

BE WHEN WE WERE YOUNGER.

Terry: HOW WOULD YOU

FILL IT IN?

LOVE.

THE WHOLE BOOK STARTS OFF

WITH THE IDEA -- IT IS NOT

ACTUALLY ABOUT LOVING, BUT

FIRST LIFE BEGINS AT BEING

LOVED.

THAT IS GOING BACK TO THE

ANCIENT SCRIPTURE AND OUR

STORY IN THE BIBLE, GOD'S

EXTRAORDINARY, UNCONDITIONAL

LOVE FOR US.

THAT'S WHERE LIFE STARTS.

Terry: YOU SAY IN THE

BOOK THAT THAT IS THE RIGHT

ORDER, TOO.

GOD LOVES US, AND THEREFORE

WE ARE ABLE NOT JUST TO GIVE

LOVE, BUT TO RECEIVE LOVE.

ABSOLUTELY.

AND THAT'S WHAT FIRST JOHN

TELLS US, NOT THAT WE LOVE

GOD, BUT THAT HE LOVES US

AND GAVE HIS SON FOR OUR

REDEMPTION.

THE DEFINITION OF LOVE IN

THE ANCIENT SCRIPTURE IS

ACTUALLY THAT GOD LOVED US

FIRST, AND THAT'S HOW WE CAN

LOVE.

FOR ME, MY WHOLE LIFE IS

ANCHORED TO THIS BEAUTIFUL

STORY, WHICH IS GOD'S STORY

OF UNCONDITIONAL LOVE FOR

HUMANITY.

IT CHANGED MY LIFE.

Terry: YOU ALSO WRITE

IN THE BOOK -- IT'S

FASCINATING BECAUSE THERE IS

SO MUCH TRUTH IN IT, IF

WE'RE REALLY HONEST, THAT

THE OPPOSITE OF LOVE ISN'T

HATE.

IT'S SEL SELFISHNESS.

YEAH.

ALL OF US WANT TO IMPROVE IN

LIFE AND GET BETTER, BUT IF

THE APPROACH BECOMES, I WANT

TO WORK ON THIS, I WANT TO

TRY THIS, AND IT'S BASICALLY

GOAL-SETTING, WHICH I'M FOR,

BUT YOU END UP HAVING MORE

OF YOURSELF.

THAT'S WHY JESUS HAD THE

PARADOXATAL INVITATIONS,

WHERE HE SAYS, DENY

YOURSELF.

IF YOU LOSE YOURSELF, YOU'LL

FIND YOURSELF.

IN FOLLOWING JESUS, WE HAVE

LOST SIGHT OF OURSELVES, AND

IN THAT WE HAVE FOUND TRUE

FULFILLMENT.

Terry: IN FOLLOWING

JESUS, WHEN WE RECEIVE HIS

LOVE, WE FALL IN LOVE WITH

HIM.

THAT IS SO HARD TO EXPLAIN

TO SOMEONE WHEN THEY HAVEN'T

HAD THE EXPERIENCE YET.

WHY IS IT SO HARD FOR US TO

RECEIVE THE LOVE OF GOD?

BECAUSE I BELIEVE WE'RE

RAISED WITH THE HIGH CAUSE

AND EFFECT.

IF I CAN CAUSE GOD TO LOVE

ME, YOU'LL EFFECT IT, BUT

YOU CAN'T CAUSE IT.

IT IS ALWAYS UNRELENTLESS

AND TOWARDS US.

WE SIMPLY HAVE TO JUST

RECEIVE IT.

THAT'S WHY IT IS SO

ILLOGICAL.

Terry: AND THERE ARE SO

MANY PEOPLE, BECAUSE OF THE

VERY THING THAT YOU'RE

TALKING ABOUT, THAT CAN'T

EXCEPT THAT GOD CAN LOVE

THEM BECAUSE THEY FEEL LIKE

THEY FALL SO SHORT OF THE

MARK.

THEY TRY TO GET THROUGH

SOMETHING THEY'RE STRUGGLING

WITH, IN A SIN AREA OF THEIR

LIVES, AND THEY FALL AND

THEY FALL AND THEY FALL.

AND HOW COULD GOD POSSIBLY

LOVE ME?

WHAT DO YOU SAY TO THAT?

I THINK THAT'S THE

BEAUTIFUL STORY OF THE

GOSPEL.

JOHN 3: 16 KIND OF ANSWERED

THAT: "FOR GOD SO LOVED THE

WORLD."

AND THAT'S THE IDEA AGAPE.

GOD LOVES BROKEN PEOPLE.

GOD WORKS WITH DAMAGED

GOODS.

Terry: GO FIGURE.

I MEAN, LOOK IT UP.

NO OFFENSE, BUT LOOK IT UP.

GOD WORKS WITH ORDINARY,

AVERAGE, BROKEN, TROUBLED

PEOPLE.

AND THIS IS OUR STORY.

AND WE'VE GOT TO GET THE

STORY OUT OF HOW GRACIOUS

AND GOOD GOD IS.

I WOULD ENCOURAGE ANYONE IF

THEY FEEL SO DISTANT FROM

GOD, BOY, HE'S NOT DISTANT

FROM YOU.

Terry: WHERE DOES ONE

BEGIN THAT JOURNEY?

IF YOU HAVEN'T EXPERIENCED

THAT RADICAL, LIFE-CHANGING,

OVERWHELMING, AMAZING LOVE

OF GOD, AND YOU'RE

WONDERING, IT'S GREAT FOR

EVERYBODY ELSE, BUT GOD

COULDN'T LOVE ME.

WHERE DO YOU START?

I THINK ONE OF OUR

DESIRES WITH THIS PROJECT IS

TO CREATE CONVERSATION.

CHRISTIANS ARE KNOW NOT

NONE FOR DIALOGUES.

HAVE A CONVERSATION WITH

SOMEONE WHO IS MORE

FAMILIAR, AND START DOWN THE

JOURNEY, TELL ME MORE ABOUT

THE LOVE OF GOD.

AND GO TO THE BOOK ITSELF,

AND MAYBE START IN THE BOOK

OF JOHN, AND LEARN ABOUT

GOD'S LOVE FOR YOU.

A CONVERSATION WITH A FRIEND

IS SO IMPORTANT.

Terry: IT REALLY,

REALLY IS.

I LOVE THE SUBTITLE: "GOD'S

ILLOGICAL LOVE WILL CHANGE

YOUR EXISTENCE."

IT IS ALL ABOUT THAT.

ABSOLUTELY.

Terry: IF WE MISS IT,

HOW SAD.

HOW SAD.

I KNOW YOU ARE VERY MUCH AN

AVID GOLFER, AND YOU REALLY

BELIEVE THAT GOD'S FAVORITE

TEAM IS THE SEATTLE

SEAHAWKS.

I KNOW THAT BAB-BA SMITH IS

IS A FAN OF YOURS.

IF YOU'RE OPEN TO

GREENBAY --

IT'S MASTER'S WEEK, SO I

THOUGHT YOU WERE PRAYING FOR

BUBBA.

Terry: I WANT TO SAY

THAT JUDAS' BOOK IS CALLED,

"LIFE IS" AND THEN A BLANK,

AND YOU FILL IT IN.

THIS IS A WONDERFUL

CONVERSATION STARTER AND A

WONDERFUL CONFIRMATION.

IF YOU KNOW THE LOVE OF GOD,

AND IF YOU DON'T, IT IS A

GREAT PLACE TO START.

VERY ENCOURAGING.

JUDAS, THANK YOU SAFE.

IT IS A WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL

BOOK.

TERRY, THANK YOU SO

MUCH.

Pat: AN AMAZING GUY.

ARTICULATE AND WITH A HEART

OF THE LORD.

UP NEXT, WE'VE GOT YOUR

E-MAIL.

CRYSTAL SAYS, QUOTE,"HOW CAN

YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVE A

CERTAIN GIFT?

AND HOW DO YOU TAP INTO

IT?"

STAY TUNED FOR THE ANSWER

WHEN WE "BRING IT ON."

Pat: WHAT CAN YOU DO IN

EIGHT WEEKS?

WELL, REGENT UNIVERSITY IS

GOING TO SHOW YOU.

THEY'RE NOW HAVING

EIGHT-WEEK COURSE PODS.

THERE ARE OVER 70 DIFFERENT

COURSE MAJORS,

CONCENTRATIONS AT REGENT,

ALL FULLY ACCREDITED AND

TRANSFER-FRIENDLY.

IF YOU'VE GOT SOME TRANSFER

CREDITS, YOU CAN TRANSFER

THEM TO REGENT.

OR IF YOU'VE DONE SOMETHING

IN LIFE THAT IS KIND OF

SPECIAL, YOU CAN GET CREDIT

FOR THE WORK YOU'VE DONE.

SO KEEP IN MIND, REGENT

UNIVERSITY.

IT'S ON YOUR SCREEN.

THAT'S THE NUMBER YOU CAN

CALL.

AND PEOPLE ARE THERE WHO

CARE ABOUT YOU.

THEY'RE ENROLLING RIGHT NOW

FOR THE SUMMER AND ALSO FOR

THE FALL SEMESTER.

BUT EVERY EIGHT WEEKS

ANOTHER COHORT COMES THROUGH

AND YOU CAN JOIN THAT AND BE

RIGHT ON TIME.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO WAIT FOR

MONTHS AND MONTHS AND

MONTHS.

REGENT.EDU ON LINE, THE

WORLD'S PREEMINENT CHRISTIAN

GRADUATE UNIVERSITY.

Terry: WELL DONE,

MR. CHANCELLOR.

LET'S "BRING IT ON."

THIS IS CRYSTAL, PAT, WHO

SAYS, "HOW CAN YOU KNOW IF

YOU HAVE A CERTAIN GIFT, AND

HOW DO YOU TAP INTO IT?"

Pat: WELL, SOMETHING

WILL HAPPEN.

YOU BEGIN TO FEEL IN YOUR

HEART -- IN THE OLD DAYS, WE

USED TO PRACTICE THE

PRESENCE OF GOD.

AND SOMEBODY SAID TO ME,

YOU'VE GOT THE

INTERPRETATION, AND I DIDN'T

THINK I DID.

BUT SOMEBODY BROUGHT A

MESSAGE IN TONGUES AND I

BROUGHT THE INTERPRETATION.

THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW I

WAS MOVING IN PROPHECY AND

INTERPRETATION.

IF YOU FEEL SOMEHOW PASSION

IN YOUR HEART, YOU REACH OUT

AND PRAY FOR SOMEBODY, AND

THE PERSON GETS HEALED OR

HAS AN ANSWER TO PRAYER, AND

SUDDENLY YOU BEGIN TO

REALIZE IT.

YOU FALL INTO WHAT IS

NATURAL.

YOU DO WHAT IS NATURAL.

Terry: THIS IS JOHN WHO

SAYS, "I'M A CHRISTIAN AND A

MEMBER OF "THE 700 CLUB."

A FRIEND OF MINE IS A MEMBER

OF SCIENTOLOGY, AND TELLS ME

TAKING CLASSES FROM

SCIENTOLOGY WILL MAKE ME A

BETTER CHRISTIAN AND A

BETTER PERSON.

I'M TAKING A COURSE IN

SCIENTOLOGY RIGHT NOW, AND

IT IS VERY INTERESTING.

HOWEVER, I DO NOTICE HOW

CONTROLLING THE SUPERVISORS

ARE AND I'M GETTING FEARFUL

OF THEM.

WHAT IS YOUR OPINION ABOUT

SCIENTOLOGY?"

Pat: THERE WAS A RECENT

EXPOSE ABOUT SCIENTOLOGY,

AND THEY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED

IN COUNTLESS LAWSUITS

AGAINST THE I.R.S. AND THE

GOVERNMENT.

THEY ARE CONTROLLING.

THEY MAKE A DEMAND ON

PEOPLE'S MONEY.

THE FELLOW WHO STARTED IT,

L.RON HUBBARD IS NOW DEAD.

IT'S A SPOOKY SYSTEM.

I WOULD STAY AWAY FROM IT.

I WOULD CLASSIFY IT AS A

CULT, AND IT IS A DANGEROUS

ONE BECAUSE THEY DON'T LIKE

PEOPLE CRITICIZING THEM AND

THEY GO AFTER THEM.

Terry: THIS VIEWER

SAYS, "SHOULD PARENTS

CONTROL AN ADULT CHILD'S

RELATIONSHIP EVEN IF THE

CHILD STILL STAYS WITH

THEM.

I LOVE THE GUY I WAS DATING,

BUT MY PARENTS DON'T WANT ME

TO SEE HIM AND I DON' DON'T

LIKE HIM.

WHAT SHOULD I DO?"

Pat: I HAD SOME INDIAN

STUDENTS AT REGENT WHO WERE

SAYING HOW WISE THEIR

PARENTS WERE AND THEY HAD

BETTER JUDGMENT.

YOUR MOTHER AND FATHER CAN

SEE THINGS ABOUT THAT GUY

THAT YOU THINK IS SO

HANDSOME AND ATTRACTIVE,

THAT WOULD BE A WARNING

SIGN.

YOU NEED TO LISTEN TO THEM.

BUT THERE COMES A TIME WHEN

ADULT CHILDREN CAN'T BE

CONTROLLED BY THEIR

PARENTS.

YOU'VE GROWN UP AND YOU'VE

LEFT HOME.

HONOR YOUR MOTHER AND

FATHER.

GIVE WEIGHT TO THEIR

OPINIONS BECAUSE MOM AND DAD

HAVE BEEN THEREMEN THERE.

AND IF THEY REALLY LOVE YOU,

THEY'LL SEE DANGER DOWN THE

ROAD THAT YOU DON'T SEE.

Terry: LISA SAYS, "WHY

DO WE SAY, LEAD US NOT INTO

TEMPTATION IN THE LORD'S

PRAYER?

WOULD GOD REALLY TRY TO LEAD

US INTO TEMPTATION, AND IF

SO, WHY?"

Pat: THERE IS A

TRANSLATION THAT SAYS, LET

US NOT BE SIFTED.

I THINK THAT IS WHAT THE

LORD IS TALKING ABOUT.

JESUS SAID TO PETER, SATAN

HAS DECIDED TO SIFT YOU LIKE

WHEAT.

YOU'RE PRAYING, DON'T LET US

BE SIFTED.

DON'T LET US BE PUT IN A

POSITION WHERE WE'LL BREAK

UNDER THE STRAIN.

KEEP US FROM BREAKING, IS

WHAT HE IS SAYING.

GIVE US THE STRENGTH TO

OVERCOME.

GOD INTO GOING TO LEAD YOU

INTO TEMPTATION OR SOLICIT

YOU INTO SIN.

NO WAY.

Terry: PAUL SAYS, "WHAT

HAPPENS WHEN THE LORD

DOESN'T PUT A WOMAN IN ONE'S

LIFE.

I'M 52 AND NEVER HAD AN

OPPORTUNITY TO BE MARRIED.

WHY SHOULD I HAVE TO BURN IN

HELL JUST FOR THOUGHTS WHEN

THE LORD HASN'T LIFTED A

FINGER TO HELP ME.

I THINK IT IS VERY CRUEL."

Pat: COME OFF IT.

THE LORD HASN'T BROUGHT YOU

A WOMAN?

GO GET YOUR OWN WOMAN.

THERE ARE A HEAP OF LADIES

AROUND WHO ARE YEARNING TO

FIND A GOOD MAN TO BE A

HUSBAND.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IS GO

WHERE THEY ARE.

DON'T JUST SIT AROUND

WAITING, AND SAYING, OH, GOD

SEND ME A SPOUSE.

AND THEN, QUOTE, I'VE GOT

NASTY THOUGHTS AND I'LL BURN

IN HELL IF I DON'T GET ONE.

PLEASE.

THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF

CONTACTS.

THERE ARE PLACES -- AND

THERE ARE DATING SITES, BY

THE WAY, ONLINE.

Terry: WHERE YOU'RE

MATCHED WITH PEOPLE WITH THE

SAME VALUE.

Pat: THERE IS SOMETHING

CALLED CHRISTIAN MINGLE THAT

HAS FIVE MILLION PEOPLE.

THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE

YOUR AGE WHO WOULD BE

COMPATIBLE.

LOOK AROUND AND DON'T BE

BLAMING GOD.

Terry: THAT'S ALL OF

THE TIME WE HAVE FOR TODAY.

Pat: WELL, WE LEAVE YOU

WITH TODAY'S POWER MINUTE

FROM MATTHEW 17: "IF YOU

HAVE FAITH THE SIZE OF A

MUSTARD SEED, YOU WILL SAY

TO THIS MOUNTAIN, MOVE FROM

HERE TO THERE, AND IT WILL

MOVE, AND NOTHING WILL BE

IMPOSSIBLE TO YOU."

WELL, TOMORROW WE'VE GOT A

HEART-STOPPING STORY OF A

FARMER WHO'S HAND WAS CAUGHT

IN A CORN HUSKER.

SEE YOU TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

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