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The 700 Club - April 10, 2015

Alisa Kaplan survived the trauma of a violent sexual assault and now advocates for other victims. Also, Sampson was forced to make a life or death decision when his arm became trapped in farm machinery. Read Transcript


A MISSIONARY IS

KIDNAPPED.

HE SAID, ANYONE WHO READS

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

IS OUR ENEMY.

Wendy: AND HE SURVIVES

TO TELL THE STORY.

THIS WAS IT.

THIS WAS MY TIME FOR DEATH.

Wendy: PLUS...

I COULD NOT BELIEVE WOULD

HAD HAPPENED.

Wendy: A CORN HUSKER

GETS TRAPPED.

IF I DON'T GET FREE

PRETTY SOON, I'M GOING TO

BLEED TO DEATH.

Wendy: AND HE HAS TO DO

THE THINKABLE TO GET FREE.

I SAID, I THINK I NEED A

LITTLE HELP.

*

Gordon: WELL, WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS HE HAS

A DEAL WITH IRAN OVER ITS

NUCLEAR PROGRAM, BUT THE

SUPREME LEADER OF IRAN

DISAGREES.

HE SAYS THE WHITE HOUSE

ISN'T TELLING THE TRUTH

ABOUT THE PLAN.

Terry: AND THE DEFENSE

MINISTER OF ISRAEL HAS A

WARNING.

HE SAYS THE DEAL WOULD MAKE

WAR MORE LIKELY.

GEORGE THOMAS HAS THE

STORY.

George: THE HIGHLYLY

TAUGHTED NUCLEAR DEAL JUST

HIT A MAJOR STUMBLING

BLOCK.

IRAN'S SUPREME RELIGIOUS

LEADER AND WHO CALLS ALL OF

THE SHOTS IN HIS COUNTRY.

HIS FIRST PUBLIC COMMENTS

ABOUT THE NUCLEAR

NEGOTIATIONS, AND HE ACCUSED

THE WHITE HOUSE OF LYING,

BEING DECEPTIVE, AND HAVING,

QUOTE,"DEVILISH INTENTIONS

ABOUT THE OTHER PARTY."

THEY ARE KNOWN TO BE

AFTER TRICKERY AND AFTER

HAGGLING.

THEY MAY WANT TO EN

SUBSCRIBEENCIRCLE OUR

NEGOTIATORS.

SOME PEOPLE GRADUATE ME OR

OTHERS ON THE FRAMEWORK

DEAL, BUT THIS IS

MEANINGLESS.

WHAT CONGRATULATIONS?

WHAT HAS HAPPENED SO FAR

GUARANTEES NEITHER TALKS OR

ANY DEAL LEADING TO A DEAL.

George: HE RULED OUT

ANY INSPECTION OF IRAN'S

MILITARY SITES.

IRAN'S PRESIDENT ECHOED

SIMILAR SENTIMENTS, SAYING

THEY WILL NOT SIGN A DEAL

UNLESS AW ALL SANCTIONS ARE

LIFTED IMMEDIATELY.

WE WILL NOT SIGN ANY

AGREEMENT UNLESS ALL

ECONOMIC SANCTIONS ARE

LIFTED AT ONCE ON THE VERY

FIRST DAY OF THE AGREEMENT.

George: WASHINGTON

INSISTS SANCTIONS WILL BE

GRADUALLY LIFTED, DEPENDING

ON IRAN'S FULL COMPLIANCE.

AND IRAN HAS FORMED A TEAM

TO I INFILTRATE THE

INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR

AGENCY, TO TRY TO HIDE MORE

OF ITS NUCLEAR ACTIVITIES.

THEY HAVE, FOR YEARS, HIDDEN

KEY NUCLEAR FACILITIES FROM

INSPECTORS.

ISRAEL, WEARY OF ANY DEAL

HAD WOULD KEEP IRAN'S

NUCLEAR FACILITIES INTACT IS

WARNING OF SERIOUS

PROBLEMS.

THE DEFENSE MINISTER WRITES,

"OUR OPPOSITION TO THE DEAL,

BASED ON THE FRAMEWORK, IS

NOT BECAUSE WE SEEK WAR, BUT

BECAUSE OF THE DETAILS IN

THE FRAMEWORK."

THE U.S., ALONG WITH FIVE

OTHER WORLD POWERS HAVE

UNTIL JUNE 30th TO COME UP

WITH A FINAL DEAL ON IRAN'S

NUCLEAR PROGRAM.

GEORGE THOMAS, CBN NEWS.

Gordon: THE REAL POWER

IN IRAN HAS FINALED FLEXED

HIS MUSCLE, AND HAS COME OUT

AND SAID HE IS NEITHER FOR

THE DEAL OR AGAINST THE

DEAL.

BUT IN ALL OF THIS RHETORIC,

HE IS REASSERTING THAT

AMERICA IS THE GREAT SATAN.

AND CAN YOU REALLY NEGOTIATE

WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS THAT

BELIEF?

FOR ME, THE REAL PROBLEM

WITH THIS DEAL IS IT DOESN'T

ADDRESS, AT ALL, IRAN'S

BALLISTIC MISSILE PROGRAM.

THE ONLY REASON IN TODAY'S

WORLD YOU WOULD WANT A

BALLISTIC MISSILE PROGRAM,

IS TO PUT A WARHEAD ON TOP

OF IT AND TARGET YOUR ENEMY,

AND IN THIS CASE, IT WOULD

BE ISRAEL.

WE NEED TO BE LISTENING TO

WHAT ISRAEL IS TELLING US

ABOUT THIS DEAL, AND HOW IT

IS MORE LIKELY THAN NOT IT

WILL LEAD TO WAR.

IN OTHER NEWS, A MASSIVE

STORM SYSTEM IS THE MOVING

EAST TODAY AFTER CAUSING

TERRIBLE PROBLEMS IN THE

MIDWEST.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY.

John: SUPER CELL

THUNDERSTORMS PROVED A HUGE

STORM IN ILLINOIS.

IT KILLED A 67-YEAR-OLD

WOMAN AND INJURED SEVERAL

OTHERS IN A SMALL TOWN IN

ILLINOIS.

HE IS OVER.

HE IS OVER.

GO, GO, GO!

John: HERE IS A LOOK AT

THAT MASSIVE TORNADO.

IT DEVASTATED THE SMALL TOWN

OF FAIRDALE, ABOUT 80 MILES

NORTHWEST OF CHICAGO.

AROUND 200 PEOPLE LIVE THERE

AND THEY WERE ALL FORCED

FROM THEIR HOMES.

EVERY BUILDING IN THE TOWN

SUSTAINED DAMAGE, AND MANY

WERE DESTROYED.

OBVIOUSLY, THERE IS LOTS

OF DEBRIS OUT THERE.

THERE ARE SOME HOUSE THAT

WERE JUST BASICALLY PUSHED

INTO A BIG PILE.

John: THE TORNADO ALSO

TOUCHED DOWN IN ROCHELLE, A

SMALL TOWN SOUTHWEST OF

CHICAGO.

ONE WOMAN SAID SHE LIVED

THAT 18 YEARS, BUT HAD NEVER

SEEN A TORNADO THAT BIG OR

STAY ON THE GROUND THAT

LONG.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS ON

THE GROUND PROVIDING

ASSISTANCE IN ILLINOIS.

TEAMS ARE PARTNERING WITH

THE FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD

CHURCH IN ROCHELLE.

YOU CAN HELP BY SENDING A

CONTRIBUTION TO "OPERATION

BLESSING," IN VIRGINIA

BEACH.

OR YOU CAN LOG ON TO

cbn.com OR CALL

1-800-759-0700.

THE SMALL TOWN INDIANA

PIZZERIA THAT CLOSED AFTER

ITS OWNER EXPRESSED SUPPORT

FOR THE STATE'S RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM LAW IS AGAIN OPEN

FOR BUSINESS.

THE OWNER SAYS WITHIN AN

HOUR OF OPENING, THEY WERE

FULL AND HAD A LINE OF

COSTUMERS WAITING FOR

CARRY-OUT ORDERS.

THEY CLOSED DOWN AFTER

RECEIVING THREATS FOR SAYING

THEY SERVE GAY COSTUMERS BUT

WOULDN'T CATER A SAME-SEX

MARRIAGE.

SUPPORTERS BROUGHT OUT A

WEBSITE TO HELP THE OWNERS,

AND IT BROUGHT MORE THAN

$8,000.

HE SAYS HE'LL DONATE SOME OF

IT TO CHARITY.

> PRESIDENT OBAMA AND

CASTRO WILL SIT DOWN TODAY

IN PANAMA.

IT WILL BE THE HIGHEST LEVEL

MEETING BETWEEN THE U.S. AND

CUBA IN MORE THAN HALF A

CENTURY, SINCE 1958, A YEAR

BEFORE FIDEL CASTRO TOOK

OVER.

JOHN KERRY AND CUBA'S

FOREIGN MINISTER MET IN CUBA

LAST NIGHT.

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND CASTRO

WILL BE AMONG THE MORE THAN

30 PRESIDENTS ATTENDING.

> POOR AND UNSCHOOLED

CHILDREN IN INDONESIA ARE

GETTING A FREE EDUCATION

THANKS TO CBN.

THE KIDS ARE LEARNING TO

READ AND WRITE AND THEY'RE

ALSO BEING TAUGHT GODLY

VALUES.

LUCILLE TALUSEN BRING US

THAT STORY.

SHE WAS IN EIGHTH GRADE

WHEN SHE STOPPED GOING TO

SCHOOL.

HER PARENTS DID NOT HAVE THE

MONEY TO PAY FOR HER

EDUCATION.

OTHER CHILDREN RESIDING IN

THIS POOR COMMUNITY NEAR

JAKARTA, HAD A SIMILAR

EXPERIENCE.

UNSCHOOLED, THEY LIVED

WITHOUT PURPOSE.

CBN SOCIAL WORKERS IN

INDONESIA RESPONDED BY

ESTABLISHING A SCHOOL THAT

GIVES FREE EDUCATION TO

CHILDREN LIKE RINI AND HER

FRIENDS.

AT FIRST I WAS NOT REALLY

INTERESTED IN STUDYING.

I WAS LAZY AND REBELLIOUS.

BUT MY FATHER ORDERED ME TO

GO BACK TO SCHOOL.

AND NOW I LIKE COMING TO

THIS SCHOOL BECAUSE ASIDE

FROM THE REGULAR SUBJECTS, I

ENJOY LEARNING DIFFERENT

SKILLS.

Reporter: HERE THE

STUDENTS ARE THOUGHT HOW TO

MAKE THE DESIGN ON THIS,

WHICH IS THE MATERIAL USED

TO MAKE TRADITIONAL

CLOTHES.

THIS WILL EMPOWER THEM AND

HELP THEM EARN A LIVING.

KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS

LEARNED VALUES BY WATCHING

"SUPERBOOK."

BOBBY GAFFOR IS THE HEAD OF

THE CBN SCHOOL.

THE STUDENTS -- THERE IS

EVERY ETHNIC AND RELIGION.

THEY CAN COME TO OUR

SCHOOL.

WE JUST TEACH THEM ABOUT THE

CHRISTIAN VALUES.

Reporter: PARENTS, LIKE

MARIA, ARE HAPPY WITH THEIR

CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENT.

MY SON'S BEHAVIOUR HAS

IMPROVED.

HE CAN NOW BE FRIENDS WITH

EVERYBODY.

HE TELLS ME, THERE IS THIS

GOOD GUY, AND HE CAN HEAR

AND MAKE PEOPLE SEE.

Reporter: MARIA IS

INSPIRED BY HER SON'S WORK.

THOUGH A MUSLIM, SHE ASKED

THE SCHOOL STAFF TO PRAY

THAT THE LUMP IN HER BREAST

WOULD DISAPPEAR.

I'M VERY HAPPY THEY CAN

PRAY FOR MY HEALING.

PRAYER IS AN EXPRESSION OF

LOVE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP AND

ENCOURAGEMENT.

Reporter: THE SCHOOL IS

HELPING TO TRANSFORM THE

HEARTS AND MINDS OF THE

STUDENTS.

I'M VERY SATISFIED WITH

HOW THEY ARE HELPING MY

DAUGHTER.

BEFORE, SHE DID NOT HELP

ME.

BUT NOW HER BEHAVIOR HAS

CHANGED.

I AM VERY HAPPY THAT SHE IS

ABLE TO CONTINUE HER STUDIES

BECAUSE ALL HER OLDER

SIBLINGS DID NOT EVEN REACH

HIGH SCHOOL.

I CAME FROM NOTHING, AND

NOW I CAN LEARN ABOUT

ANYTHING.

I ALSO LEARNED HOW TO DREAM

TO BECOME A DOCTOR SOME

DAY.

THANK YOU, TOO, FOR TEACHING

ME ABOUT JESUS BECAUSE RIGHT

NOW I KNOW HIM WELL.

Reporter: AND WITH THE

RIGHT FOUNDATION, THE FUTURE

OF THESE YOUNG PEOPLE NOW

LOOKS VERY PROMISING.

LUCILLE TALUSEN, CBN NEWS,

JAKARTA.

John: WHAT A REMARKABLE

STORY.

GORDON, I LOVE THE PART WHEN

SHE SAYS SHE IS NOT ONLY

LEARNING HER LESSONS, SHE IS

LEARNING HOW TO DREAM.

Gordon: THAT'S A

WONDERFUL STORY AND IT'S A

WONDERFUL WORK MADE POSSIBLE

BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE MEMBERS

OF "THE 700 CLUB."

IF YOU'RE A MEMBER, THANK

YOU, AND THANK YOU FOR WHAT

YOU'VE DONE.

Terry: UP NEXT, THE

TERROR GROUP, ISIS, HAS

SPAWNED WANN WANNABES

AROUND THE WORLD.

ONE OF THE MUSLIM

SOLDIERS GRABBED A TOWEL AND

TOLD ME, WE WILL USE THIS TO

WIPE THE BLOOD FROM YOUR

NECK.

Terry: ONE FORMER

HOSTAGE TELLS US WHY HE WAS

RELEASED, AFTER THIS.

Gordon: WELL, THE

TERROR GROUP ISIS HAS INS

PERIOD OTHER EXTREMISTS TO

COMMIT THEIR OWN ATROCITIES

IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD,

INCLUDING SOUTHEAST ASIAIA.

SOUTHEAST ASIA.

RADICAL ISLAMISTS THERE HAVE

CARRIED OUT ATTACKS AGAINST

CHRISTIANS.

GARY LANE HAS MORE FROM THE

PHILIPPINES.

Reporter: AFTER ISLAMIC

STATE FIGHTERS ROUTED IRAQI

ARMY LAST SUMMER, THE WORLD

REALIZED THE GROWING THREAT

OF ISIS.

IT SPREAD TO LIBYA AND OTHER

PARTS OF AFRICA, WHERE

NIGERIA'S BOKO HARAM

RECENTLY PLEDGED ITS

ALLEGIANCE.

ADD TO THIS REPORTS OF

OPERATIONS IN PAKISTAN AND

AFGHANISTAN, AND NOW THE

ISIS INFLUENCE IS REACHING

AS FAR AWAY AS SOUTHEAST

ASIA.

ISLAMIC EXTREMISTS WANT TO

CONTROL THIS AREA OF THE

SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES, AND

EVEN THOSE ISIS HAS YET TO

ACCEPT THEM INTO THEIR

ORGANIZATION, THE M.I.L.F.

AND THE ISLAMIC STATE HAVE

SHARED IDEOLOGY.

THAT INCLUDES DESTROYING

CHURCHES, KIDNAPPING AND

KILLING CHRISTIANS.

JUST ASK MISSIONARY PASTOR

DANIEL.

HE ASKED THAT WE HIDE HIS

FACE TO PROTECT HIM FROM

FURTHER PERSECUTION.

LAST FALL, DANIEL AND TWO

OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS WERE

KIDNAPPED BY A SPLINTER

GROUP, M.I.L.F.

WHEN THE TWO MEN CAPTURED

ME, I HAD A TOWEL AROUND MY

NECK.

ONE OF THE MUSLIM SOLDIERS

GRABBED THE TOWEL AND TOLD

ME, WE WILL USE THIS TO WIPE

THE BLOOD FROM YOUR NECK.

Reporter: THEY TOOK

DANIEL TO THEIR CAMP, WHERE

HE MET COMMANDER TOKBOY.

HE SAID HE WOULD BEHEAD THE

EVANGELIST FOR LEADING

TRIBAL PEOPLE TO CHRIST.

I TOLD HIM, I WAS ONLY

HELPING THE TRIBES.

THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH

PREACHING THE GOSPEL WHILE

SERVING THEM.

HE SAID, ANYONE WHO BRINGS

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

IN UNFOLDS THE GOD OF ISRAEL

IS OUR ENEMY.

I NOTICED HIS SOLDIERS

DIGGING A HOLE IN FRONT OF

ME.

I HEARD ONE ASK, DO YOU

THINK HE WILL FIT IN THIS?

I KNEW THE GRAVE WAS FOR

ME.

THIS WAS IT.

THIS WAS MY TIME FOR DEATH.

Reporter: AND PASTOR

DANIEL SAYS COMMANDER TOKBOY

REVEALED HIS TRUE IDENTITY.

TOKBOY ASKED, DO YOU KNOW

ME?

I'M THE LEADER OF ISIS IN

THE MINDANAO ISLANDS.

THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT

HAS BEEN HUNTING ME FOR A

LONG TIME.

HE SHOWED ME THE ISIS CAMP

FLAG HANGING IN THE CAMP.

Reporter: DANIEL'S

FRIENDS AND FAMILY PRAYED AS

THE ORDEAL CONTINUED.

HIS 10-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER,

CAROL, WAS AMONG THEM.

SHE TOLD US SHE TRUSTED GOD

TO DELIVER HIM FROM DEATH.

IF YOU REMAIN IN ME AND

MY WORDS IN YOU, ASK

WHATEVER YOU WANT AND IT

WILL BE DONE FOR YOU.

Reporter: THE NEXT

MORNING COMMANDER TOKBOY

RECEIVED AN URGENT PHONE

CALL.

HE HANDED ME A CELL

PHONE.

A BIG VOICE ASKED, ARE YOU

PASTOR DANIEL?

I SAID YES.

AND HE SAID, DO YOU KNOW

TODAY IS THE DATE OF YOUR

DEATH?

I REPLIED, YES, TODAY IS

MY DAY.

AND THEN HE SAID, YOU'RE

LUCKY, WE ARE SPARING YOUR

LIFE.

YOU'RE NOT GOING TO DIE

TODAY.

Reporter: DANIEL

RETURNED HOME WITH A

WARNING: STOP EVANGELIZING

TRIBAL PEOPLE.

CHARLES JOSE SAYS THE

KIDNAPPING DOES NOT MEAN

ISIS IS GAINING A FOOT HOLD

IN SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES.

WE'RE NOT EXACTLY

CONVINCED THAT THEY'RE HERE

COMPLETELY, BUT THEY'RE JUST

JUMPING ON THE BANDWAGON.

MOST OF THEM ARE ENGAGED IN

THOSE ACTIVITIES.

Reporter: HOWEVER, THE

PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT IS

INVESTIGATING REPORTS THAT

POTENTIAL ISIS RECRUITS HAVE

RECEIVED TRAINING IN A

REMOTE VILLAGE NOT FAR FROM

ZA ZAMGANA CITY.

DESPITE HIS NEAR-DEATH

EXPERIENCE AND THE

POSSIBILITY HE COULD BE

KIDNAPPED AGAIN, DANIEL

CONTINUES TO SHARE THE

GOSPEL WITH THE TRIBAL

PEOPLE OF MINDANAO.

IT TAUGHT ME NOT TO FEAR

DEATH.

I SAW THE POWER OF GOD.

JESUS DELIVERED ME OUT OF

DEATH, AND IT HAS MADE ME

STRONGER TO SERVE BECAUSE I

SAW GOD.

Reporter: AND CAROL IS

GLAD SHE HAS HER PAPA BACK.

WE DID NOT KNOW WHERE TO

FIND PAPA, BUT THE LORD

DID.

THE LORD BROUGHT HIM OUT OF

THE CAMP.

THE LORD ANSWERED OUR

PRAYERS.

GOD IS SO GOOD TO OUR

FAMILY.

Reporter: GARY LANE,

CBN NEWS, MINDANAO,

PHILIPPINES.

Gordon: THAT IS AN

EXCLUSIVE REPORT FROM CBN

NEWS.

YOU WON'T SEE THAT ANYWHERE

ELSE.

AND PLEASE PRAY FOR THE

CHRISTIANS IN THE

PHILIPPINES.

PRAY FOR THE CHRISTIANS IN

IRAQ.

THOSE ARE THE ONES WE'VE

BEEN HEARING ABOUT, HOW ISIS

IS DECIMATING ANCIENT

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES AND

LITERALLY DRIVING THEM OUT.

AND YOU HEAR THESE NUMBERS,

500,000 REFUGEES, A MILLION

PEOPLE AT RISK.

BUT IT'S SPREADING, AND IT

IS BECAUSE OF THE

DECLARATION OF A CALIPHATE,

WHERE THE HEAD OF ISIS SAYS,

"I AM A DESCENDENT OF

MUHAMMAD."

I'M OF THE FAMILY OF THE

PROPHET.

AND BECAUSE OF THAT, YOU

HAVE TO OWE ALLEGIANCE TO

ME.

SO IN THE PHILIPPINES, THERE

HAS BEEN THIS KIND OF MUSLIM

VIOLENCE SINCE THE 1970s.

AND YOU CAN EVEN CLAIM IT

GOES ALL OF THE WAY BACK TO

THE 1500s, WHERE MUSLIMS

HAVE ATTACKED CHRISTIANS

REPEATEDLY.

IT IS MORE THAN JUST

BANDITS.

IT IS MORE THAN JUST

KIDNAPPING FOR RANSOM.

THIS IS RELIGIOUSLY BASED,

AND THEIR NAME, THE MORO

LIBERATION FRONT, THEY WANT

TO ESTABLISH SHAR'IA LAW IN

MINDANAO.

THEY WANT TO LIBERATE

MINDANAO FROM CHRISTIAN

RULE, AND SET UP THEIR OWN

SEPARATE STATE AS UNDER

SHAR'IA LAW.

NOW, THEY'RE IMITATING WHAT

ISIS IS DOING, BUT THEY'RE

ALSO, BY FLYING THAT FLAG,

SAYING, WE RECOGNIZE THE

CALIPH.

WE WANT TO BE PART OF THE

CALIPHATE.

AND THAT IS SPREADING, AND

THAT SHOULD BE OF CONCERN TO

ALL OF US.

TERRY?

Terry: COMING UP, A

FARMER WHO HAS TO MAKE A

CHOICE: HIS ARM OR HIS

LIFE?

IT WILL MAKE YOU DO

THINGS YOU NEVER THOUGHT YOU

WOULD EVER DO.

I SAID A PRAYER TO GOD, I'M

IN YOUR HANDS NOW.

Terry: WATCH HIM DO THE

UNTHINKABLE, AFTER THIS.

Gordon: THERE ARE

APPROXIMATELY 20 MUSCLES IN

THE HUMAN ARM, AND TWO MAJOR

BONES.

THERE IS ALSO A NETWORK OF

BLOOD VESSELS, ARTERIES,

NERVES, AND IF SAMPSON

PARKER WANTED TO LIVE, HE

WAS GOING TO HAVE TO CUT

THROUGH THEM ALL, WITH

NOTHING BUT AN OLD POCKET

KNIFE.

Reporter: EARLY

SEPTEMBER 2007, SAMPSON

PARKER DECIDED TO TAKE A

QUICK BREAK FROM WORK TO

PICK A LOAD OF CORN AT HIS

NEARBY FARM.

EVERYTHING WAS GOING

GREAT.

I WAS JUST PICKING THE

CORN.

THE MACHINE WAS RUNNING

PERFECT, AND THE BIG EARS OF

CORN WERE SHOOTING IN THE

BACK OF THE WAGON, LIKE

THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO.

Reporter: THEN THE CORN

PICKER JAMMED.

THE OTHER TIMES WHEN IT

JAMMED UP, I KEPT THE CORN

PICKER OFF.

THIS TIME I THOUGHT BY

TURNING THE MACHINE ON, THE

ROWERS WOULD TAKE THE CORN

STALK THROUGH, AND IT

DIDN'T.

WHEN I GRABBED AHOLD OF THE

CORN STALK AND COULDN'T GET

IT TO COME OUT, I PUSHED

UP.

WHEN I DID, IN THE PLIT

SECOND IT PULLED MY HAND UP

INTO THE ROLLERS.

I WAS SO MAD.

I COULD NOT BELIEVE WHAT HAD

HAPPENED.

Reporter: SAMPSON FELT

THE ROLLERS RIP INTO THIS

GLOVE AND THEN HIS RIGHT

HAND.

IT WAS VERY PAINFUL.

I WAS PANICKED.

I WAS, LIKE, IF I DON'T GET

FREE PRETTY SOON, I'M GOING

TO BLEED TO DEATH RIGHT

HERE.

Reporter: HE STARTED

GRASPING AT ANYTHING WITHIN

REACH.

I WAS BUSY WITH MY LEFT

HAND DIGGING INTO THE DIRT

TO GET DIRT AND ROCKS TO JAM

THE MACHINE.

AT THAT POINT I TURNED TO

GOD AND SCREAMED OUT, AND

CRIED OUT TO GOD SEVERAL

TIMES FOR HELP.

I WAS SO SCARED I WAS GOING

TO DIE THERE, AND PIE WIFE

MY WIFE AND SAMPSON, JR.

COMING AND FINDING ME DOWN

AT THE FARM.

I WAS GOING TO DO WHATEVER

IT TOOK TO GET FREE FROM

THAT MACHINE.

Reporter: SAMPSON THEN

SPOTTED THE METAL PIN

CONNECTING THE TRAITO THE

TRAILER HITCH.

FINALLY IT WORKED, AND THE

GEARS AND ROLLERS CAME TO A

STOP.

BUT HIS HAND WAS STILL STUCK

AND THE GEARS KEPT

GRINDING.

THEY THREW SPARKS INTO THE

CORN STALKS BELOW, AND SOON

HE HAD ANOTHER PROBLEM.

I WAS SCREAMING FOR HELP

AND CRYING OUT TO GOD.

THE BIGGEST THING I THOUGHT

IT WAS I DIDN'T WANT TO BURN

TO DEATH THERE.

Reporter: HE REALIZED

HE HAD ONLY ONE OPTION.

HE REACHED AROUND FOR HIS

POCKET KNIFE.

FIRE WILL MAKE YOU DO

SOME THINGS YOU NEVER

THOUGHT YOU WOULD EVER DO.

WHEN I SCREAMED OUT TO GOD

TO HELP ME, IT WAS LIKE GOD

TOOK MY LEFT HAND AND I

BROUGHT IT OUT AND JAMMED IT

TO MY FOREARM.

AND THAT WAS PAINFUL.

MY HAND BEING RIPPED APART

BY THE ROARLS ROLLERS, THAT

WAS PAINFUL.

AND MY LEG AND ARM BEING ON

FIRE, BURNING, AND MELTING

LIKE PLASTIC, AS YOU CAN

IMAGINE, THAT WAS PAINFUL.

WHEN I HIT THE NERVES IN MY

FOREARM, THAT WAS PAINFUL.

I PASSED OUT.

I REMEMBER LOOKING DOWN AT

MY MOM AND WIFE ARGUING

WHERE I WAS GOING TO BE

BURIED.

SOMEHOW I CAME TO AND I

CONTINUED TO CUT MY ARM

OFF.

Reporter: SAM ON

SAMPSON HAD BEEN TRAPPED FOR

TWO HOURS WHEN HE WAS

FREED.

I REMEMBER JUMPING UP

SCREAMING, I'M FREE.

I'M FREE.

I JUMPED IN THE TRUCK AND I

KNEW I HAD TO GET HELP.

WHEN I GOT UP TO THE ROAD

AND WAVED FOR PEOPLE TO

STOP, NOBODY WOULD STOP.

I PULLED MY TRUCK CROSSWAYS

IN THE ROAD, AND I PRAYED TO

GOD.

AND PEOPLE STILL DROVE

AROUND IN FRONT OF MY

TRUCK.

AS I WAS DYING, I WAS

THINKING, MAN, I HOPE

SOMEBODY WILL STOP.

Reporter: FINALLY

SOMEONE DID.

HE WAS AN OFF-DUTY E.M.T.

MY TRUCK DOOR OPENED UP

AND THIS GUY STICKS HIS HEAD

IN, AND HE SAID, HEY, MAN,

ARE YOU OKAY?

I RAISED UP WHAT WAS LEFT

AND MY RIGHT ARM, AND I

SAID, I THINK I NEED A

LITTLE HELP.

Reporter: AS HE WORKED

TO STABILIZE SAMPSON AND

STOP THE BLEEDING, A WOMAN

STOPPED, WHO HAPPENED TO BE

A NURSE.

GOD SENT THE RIGHT A

PEOPLE RIGHT THERE IN THE

MIDDLE OF NOWHERE.

HE ANSWERED MY PRAYER.

Reporter: THE PAIR

ARRANGED FOR A LIFE FLIGHT

TO TAKE HIM TO THE

HOSPITAL.

NOT LONG AFTER, SAMPSON'S

WIFE GOT A PHONE CALL FROM

HER MOTHER.

SHE HAD NO DETAILS, ONLY

THAT SAMPSON HAD BEEN IN A

BAD ACCIDENT.

NO ONE IS EVER PREPARED

FOR A CALL LIKE THAT.

I DID PULL OVER AND STOP THE

CAR, AND I, YOU KNOW, JUST

CRIED OUT TO GOD THAT I

WASN'T READY, YOU KNOW, TO

LOSE MY HUSBAND YET.

Reporter: SAMPSON WAS

FLOWN TO THE ATLANTA BURN

CENTER.

IT WAS A FOUR-HOUR DRIVE,

AND LEANN AND THEIR SON,

SAMPSON, JR., PRAYED THE

ENTIRE WAY.

I GUESS THE WORST PART

WAS NOT KNOWING.

NOT KNOWING WHAT HAD

HAPPENED TO HIM, WHAT THE

SEVERITY OF THE ACCIDENT

WAS, OR WHETHER HE WAS BY

HIMSELF, OR JUST NOT HAVING

ANY KNOWLEDGE AT ALL AS TO

WHAT HAPPENED.

Reporter: AT THE

HOSPITAL, THEY LEARNED ABOUT

THE ACCIDENT AND HOW BADLY

SAMPSON HAD BEEN HURT.

STILL, LEANN SAYS SHE FELT A

SENSE OF PEACE.

A LOT OF ANSWERED

PRAYERS.

I HAD NEVER FELT ANYTHING

LIKE THAT IN MY LIFE.

THERE IS A SENSE OF

CALMNESS.

THERE IS A SENSE OF BEING

ABLE TO DEAL WITH WHAT

YOU'RE GOING THROUGH.

IT WAS LIKE -- ALMOST LIKE

ARMS WERE AROUND ME, JUST

LOVING ME AND HOLDING ON TO

ME AND TAKING CARE OF ME.

Reporter: OVER THE NEXT

SEVERAL WEEKS, SAMPSON UNDER

WENT SIX SURGERIES AND A

NUMBER OF EXCRUCIATING BURN

TREATMENTS.

HE HAD TIME FOR A LOT OF

THINKING.

BEFORE THE ACCIDENT, I

WAS A GUY WHO WAS ALL ABOUT

MY FAMILY AND MYSELF.

AND I WASN'T BAPTIZED AS A

YOUNG KID OR HAD NEVER TAKEN

JESUS INTO MY HEART.

I KNEW AS SOON AS I WAS ABLE

TO GET OUT, THE FIRST THING

I WAS GOING TO DO WAS TAKE

JESUS INTO MY HEART.

Reporter: WHEN HE GOT

OUT OF THE HOSPITAL, HE DID

JUST THAT.

FOR LEANN, IT WAS ANOTHER

ANSWER TO HER PRAYERS.

HOW EXCITED I WAS THAT HE

WAS EXCEPTING JESUS CHRIST

INTO HIS LIFE THAT DAY, AND

JOINING THE CHURCH AND

JOINING US.

I HAVE SPENT YEARS AND YEARS

AND YEARS PRAYING FOR HIM TO

BE BY MY SIDE.

Reporter: THE PARKERS

HAVE ADJUSTED WELL TO

SAMPSON HAVING ONLY ONE

HAND, AND THEY TAKE NOTHING

FOR GRANTED.

GOOD JOB.

SAMPSON IS A GIFT FROM

GOD.

HE IS THE LOVE OF MY LIFE.

AND I WOULDN'T KNOW WHAT TO

DO WITHOUT HIM.

AND I AM THANKFUL EVERY DAY

FOR HIM AND THE TIME WE HAVE

TOGETHER.

Reporter: SAMPSON HIS

TOLD HIS STORY MANY TIMES.

WHAT HE MOST WANTS PEOPLE TO

KNOW GOES BEYOND HIS

SURVIVAL.

IF YOU CRY OUT TO GOD, HE

IS THERE FOR YOU.

ALSO, THE PRAYERS -- PRAYERS

WORK BECAUSE I'M LIVING

PROOF THAT PRAYERS WORK.

I'M RIGHT HERE.

AND THAT THERE IS A GOOD.

Gordon: THERE IS A GOD,

AND IF YOU CRY OUT TO HIM,

HE'LL ANSWER.

WHAT'S THE SECRET TO THAT?

IT'S WHEN YOU SEEK HIM WITH

ALL OF YOUR HEART. AND FOR

SAMPSON, THAT MOMENT CAME

WHEN HE WAS ON FIRE.

AND HIS HAND WAS TRAPPED.

FOR YOU, WHAT'S THAT

MOMENT?

ARE YOU TOO BUSY FOR GOD?

ARE YOU TOO ABSORBED IN YOUR

OWN THING?

AND JUST LIKE HIM, SAMPSON,

IT WAS HIS WORK AND IT WAS

HIS FAMILY -- THOSE WERE THE

THINGS THAT WERE ABSORBING

HIS LIFE.

ARE THOSE BAD THINGS?

NO.

BUT HE WASN'T READY FOR

ETERNITY.

HE DIDN'T KNOW.

HE HADN'T EVER ASKED JESUS

TO COME INTO HIS HEART.

MAYBE HE PUT IT OFF.

I KNOW HE HEARD THE

MESSAGE.

HE KNEW WHO TO PRAY TO.

HE KNEW HOW TO PRAY.

BUT HE HAD NEVER DONE IT.

FOR YOU, DON'T LET ANOTHER

DAY GO BY.

IF THAT'S YOU, IF THAT

DESCRIBES YOU, YOU KNOW IT,

YOU KNOW THE PRAYER, BUT

YOU'VE NEVER MADE IT.

YOU'VE NEVER ASKED JESUS TO

COME INTO YOUR HEART.

YOU'VE NEVER SAID, LORD, NOT

MY WILL, BUT YOUR WILL BE

DONE.

YOU COME INTO ME.

I WANT TO LIVE FOR YOU.

I WANT THE ASSURANCE THAT

FOR ALL ETERNITY I WILL BE

WITH YOU.

IF YOU WANT THAT, DON'T

CHANGE THE CHANNEL.

LET TODAY BE YOUR DAY, WHERE

YOU PRAY AND YOU ASK AND YOU

HAVE THE ASSURANCE GOING

FORWARD THAT YOU'RE

PROTECTED WITH HIM.

YOU'LL BE WITH HIM.

AND WHEN YOU CRY OUT IN YOUR

TIME OF NEED, HE WILL

ANSWER.

AND ANSWER QUICKLY.

IF THAT'S YOU, CLOSE YOUR

EYES, BOW YOUR HEAD.

LET'S PRAY TOGETHER.

AND LET JESUS DO ALL OF THE

REST.

PRAY WITH ME.

JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT, SAY

HIS NAME, SAY IT OUT LOUD.

JESUS, I OPEN MY HEART TO

YOU.

AND I ASK THAT YOU COME IN.

I ASK THAT YOU FORGIVE ME OF

ANYTHING THAT I'VE DONE

WRONG.

AND THAT YOU CLEANSE ME AND

MAKE ME NEW.

BUT MOST OF ALL, I ASK FOR

THE ASSURANCE THAT I WILL BE

WITH YOU FOR ALL ETERNITY,

THAT YOU WILL SAVE ME, THAT

YOU WILL PROTECT ME, THAT

YOU WILL BE MY GUIDE.

DO IT, LORD, FOR I PRAY IT

IN JESUS' NAME.

FATHER, FOR THOSE WHO JUST

PRAYED, I ASK FOR A BAPTISM

IN YOUR LOVE.

I ASK THAT YOU SURROUND THEM

WITH YOUR LOVE AND WITH THE

ASSURANCE THAT THEIR PRAYER

HAS BEEN HEARD AND HAS BEEN

ANSWERED TODAY.

GIVE THEM RIGHTEOUSNESS,

PEACE, AND JOY IN THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

DO IT, FOR I PRAY IT IN

JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME, I

WANT YOU TO DO SOMETHING.

I WANT YOU TO MAKE A PHONE

CALL.

1-800-759-0700.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SAY, I

PRAYED.

I ASKED JESUS TO COME INTO

MY HEART.

WHEN YOU CALL, I'VE GOT

SOMETHING FOR YOU, AND IT'S

ABSOLUTELY FREE.

I WANT YOU TO HAVE IT.

IT IS A C.D. TEACHING OF

WHAT DO YOU DO NOW?

HOW DO YOU LIVE THE

CHRISTIAN LIFE?

WHAT DO CHRISTIANS BELIEVE.

IT IS CALLED "A NEW DAY."

IT IS ABSOLUTELY FREE.

THE PHONE CALL IS FREE.

THE PACKET IS FREE.

SO DO IT NOW.

1-800-759-0700.

TERRY, OVER TO YOU.

Terry: STILL AHEAD, THE

STORY OF ANOTHER SURVIVOR.

THIS ONE LIVED THROUGH

ADDICTION, ASSAULT, AND THE

MEDIA FRENZY.

HEAR WHY SHE SAYS THERE IS

STILL ROOM TO HOPE.

THAT'S LATER ON TODAY'S

SHOW.

WELCOME BACK TO

WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN

NEWSBREAK.

THE IOWA HOUSE OF

REPRESENTATIVES STARTED THE

DAY ON THURSDAY WITH A

CONTROVERSIAL PRAY BY A

WICCAN PRIEST.

THEY CALLED IT AN

UNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGE TO

IOWA'S SPIRITUAL LIFE.

AS A CHRISTIAN, I HAVE TO

STAND IN FAITH FOR HER

SALVATION AND PRAY FOR HER.

NOT PRAY AGAINST HER, BUT

ALSO PRAY FOR HER

SALVATION.

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME A

WICCAN PRAYER HAS BEEN

PERFORMED AT THE

LEGISLATURE.

AT LEAST HALF OF THE 100

LAWMAKERS WEREN'T PRESENT

FOR THE PRAYER.

WHILE OTHERS STAYED AND

SILENTLY PROTESTED, TURNING

THEIR BACKS.

"OPERATION BLESSING"

CONTINUES TO HELP ORPHANED

CHILDREN IN NIGERIA.

GANI MET SOME OF THE

CHILDREN WHILE COLLECTING

BODIES ON THE STREETS DURING

LAST YEAR'S EBOLA OUTBREAK.

ONE OF THE KIDS SHE MET IS

GEORGINA, WHO LOST BOTH

PARENTS DURING THE

OUTBREAK.

THEY RECEIVE FOOD, CLOTHING,

SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND THEY CAN

ATTEND SCHOOL AND HAVE A

BRIGHTER FUTURE.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

"OPERATION BLESSING" BY

GOING TO THEIR WEBSITE AT

OB.ORG.

GORDON AND TERRY WILL BE

BACK WITH MORE OF "THE 700

CLUB" RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: ON JULY 5, 2002,

ALISA CAPLIN LIED TO HER

PARENTS AND WENT TO A PARTY

AT A BEACH HOUSE.

SHE DOESN'T REMEMBER WHAT

HAPPENED THAT NIGHT.

A NIGHT THAT LED TO ONE OF

THE MOST NOTORIOUS RAPE

CASES IN CALIFORNIA

HISTORY.

Reporter: ALISA CAPLIN

WITH 16 YEARS OLD WHEN SHE

WAS BRUTALLY RAPED BY A

GROUP OF BOYS AT A BEACH

PARTY.

THAT ASSAULT, ALONG WITH THE

MEDIA FRENZY, SENT HER

HEAD-LONG INTO A DRUG

ADDICTION.

HEVENTUALLY THE BOYS WERE

CONVICTED, BUT THE EFFECTS

OF THAT DRAMA DIDN'T STOP

WHEN THE BOYS WERE TRIED.

IN HER BOOK, SHE RECOUNTS

HER DARKEST MOMENTS IN THE

STEPS SHE TOOK TO REBUILD

HER LIFE.

Terry: ALISA CAPLIN IS

WITH US NOW.

THANK YOU FOR SHARING FOR

YOUR STORY.

YOU WERE A CONSERVATIVE,

STRAIGHT "A" STUDENT,

FAMILY-ORIENTED GIRL.

YOU MADE A DECISION TO GO TO

A PARTY THAT YOU KNEW IN

YOUR HEART YOU SHOULDN'T GO

TO.

TELL US ABOUT THAT NIGHT.

I WAS INVITED TO GO TO

THE BEACH HOUSE BY MY

BOYFRIEND AND TWO FRIENDS.

I KNEW ALL THREE OF THE

GUYS, SO I TRUSTED THEM.

I HAD HUNG OUT WITH THEM

MANY TIMES BEFORE.

SO I DECIDED TO GO HANG

OUT.

I DID HAVE, AS YOU SAID, A

FEELING I SHOULDN'T GO,

WHICH WAS GOD SPEAKING TO

ME.

I DIDN'T LISTEN TO IT.

AND IT ENDED UP BEING A

DECISION THAT I SHOULDN'T

HAVE MADE.

Terry: WELL, IT COST

YOU SO MUCH.

YOU KNOW, I WAS THINKING, AS

I READ YOUR BOOK, ABOUT, YOU

KNOW, WHEN WE'RE 16 WE MAKE

A LOT OF DECISIONS THAT WE

WOULDN'T MAKE WHEN WE'RE

OLDER AND A LITTLE WISER.

YOU, THE NEXT DAY, REALLY

WOKE UP NOT KNOWING WHAT HAD

HAPPENED TO YOU.

THINGS WERE FUZZY.

YOU DIDN'T REALLY -- YOU'D

HAD A DRINK AND HAD SMOKED

ONE LITTLE BIT OF WEED, AND

IT WOULDN'T HAVE PRODUCED

THAT KIND OF HAZYNESS AND

FUZZINESS IN YOU.

THREE DAYS LATER IT WAS A

PHONE CALL THAT YOUR DAD GOT

THAT REALLY TURNED YOUR

WORLD UP SIDE DOWN.

Reporter: IT WAS

JULY 9th, YES.

Terry: TELL ME WHAT

HAPPENED IN THAT PHONE

CALL?

THE POLICE HAVE CALLED MY

HOUSE LOOKING FOR ME.

IT WAS 5:30 IN THE MORNING,

AND WHEN MY DAD ANSWERED THE

PHONE, HE GOT WORRIED

BECAUSE I WAS IN THE HOUSE

SLEEPING.

THEY PROCEEDED TO INFORM

HIM, ONCE THEY FOUND OUT I

WAS THERE AND I WAS OKAY,

THAT THEY HAD BEEN LOOKING

FOR ME FOR THE PAST FOUR

DAYS BECAUSE OF THIS

VIDEOTAPE THEY RECOVERED AND

THEY WERE PRETTY SURE IT WAS

ME, AND IT WAS SHOWING A

GANG RAPE.

Terry: THEY ACTUALLY

THOUGHT YOU WERE DEAD

BECAUSE OF WHAT WAS ON THE

VIDEO?

YES, THEY DID.

THAT'S WHY IT TOOK THEM FOUR

DAYS TO GET AHOLD OF US

BECAUSE THEY HAD FIRST BEEN

CALLING MORGUES AND

HOSPITALS.

Terry: TO FIND OUT

WHERE IS THIS GIRL?

OR WHERE IS THIS BODY.

Terry: WHAT WAS DONE TO

YOU WAS SO VIOLENT AND VIAL

AND TRAGIC, THIS SHOULD HAVE

BEEN AN OPEN AND SHUT CASE.

THERE WAS VIDEO.

YOU COULD IDENTIFY THE BOYS

INVOLVED.

YOU KNEW WHO THE VICTIM WAS,

BUT IT TURNED INTO A

TERRIBLY TRAGIC SMEAR

CAMPAIGN.

WHAT HAPPENED?

I THINK IT WAS JUST

BECAUSE OF THE FAMILIES THAT

WERE INVOLVED, THE GUYS --

ONE OF THE GUYS THAT WAS A

PERPETRATOR, HIS FATHER WAS

A VERY HIGH AUTHORITY

OFFICIAL --

Terry: HIGH

CONNECTIONS?

EXACTLY.

IN THE COMMUNITY AND IN THE

POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Terry: WHAT WAS SO

STUNNING ABOUT IT, IT WASN'T

JUST THAT THESE WERE MONEYED

FAMILIES WITH CONNECTIONS,

ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS TURNED

ON YOU.

YES, THEY DID.

Terry: WAS THAT

SHOCKING TO YOU?

YES, IT WAS.

Terry: THAT HAD TO BE

SUCH AN INCREDIBLY LONELY

TIME IN YOUR LIFE.

IT WAS DEVASTATING,

ESPECIALLY AT 16, WHEN

YOU'RE FRIENDS MEAN

EVERYTHING TO YOU.

Terry: THEN THE JUDGE

DECLARED A MISTRIAL.

WHAT DID YOU THINK AT THAT

TIME?

MY EXACT WORDS WERE,

"MONEY CAN BUY ANYTHING,"

WHEN I FOUND OUT THE

MISTRIAL.

IT WAS AT THAT MOMENT THAT I

REALIZED MONEY AND POWER CAN

REALLY BUY ANYTHING.

Terry: BUT BY NOW, NOT

ONLY WAS YOUR REPUTATION

RUINED IN THE COMMUNITY,

THEY DRAGGED YOU THROUGH THE

MUD, YOUR PARENTS WENT

THROUGH ALL OF THAT PUBLIC

HUMILIATION, FINANCIAL

LOSS.

OH, YES.

Terry: JUST THE SENSE

OF NOT BEING ABLE TO HELP

YOUR CHILD, WHO IS

DEVASTATED IN THE MIDST OF

THIS.

I CAN'T EVEN IMAGINE THE

KIND OF JUST HOPELESSNESS

THAT WENT THROUGH THAT.

YOU KNOW, A LOT OF GIRLS,

WHEN THEY GO THROUGH RAPE,

SEXUAL ASSAULT, WHATEVER YOU

WANT TO CALL IT, ARE AFRAID

TO COME TO THE FOREFRONT

BECAUSE OF EXACTLY WHAT

HAPPENED TO YOU.

YES.

Terry: WHAT WOULD YOU

SAY TO THEM?

UNFORTUNATELY, WITH

SOCIETY, AND THE

VICTIM-BLAMING THAT WE HAVE

IN SOCIETY, THE JUSTICE

SYSTEM UNFORTUNATELY TREATS

THE VICTIM LIKE THEY'RE THE

PERPETRATOR.

IT MAKES WOMEN VERY SCARED

TO COME FORWARD.

AND IT IS COMPLETELY

UNDERSTANDABLE.

AND THE GUILT AND THE SHAME

THAT IS AFFILIATED WITH IT,

IT MAKES YOU NOT WANT TO

SPEAK OUT.

BUT SPEAKING OUT IS THE BEST

TOOL FOR HEALING.

Terry: HEALING FOR

YOURSELF AND ALSO THERE IS A

SENSE THAT MAYBE THE

CRAZINESS AND HOPELESSNESS

OF THIS SITUATION IS GOING

TO BE CHANGED FOR SOMEONE

ELSE BECAUSE OF YOUR

BRAVERY.

THESE BOYS GOT THREE YEARS

EVENTUALLY.

THEY WERE SENTENCED TO

SIX, BUT THEY ONLY SERVED

ABOUT THREE YEARS BECAUSE

THEY GOT TIME FOR TIME

SERVED.

Terry: YOU WERE IN YOUR

OWN PRISON, HELPLESSNESS AND

SELF-HATRED.

TALK ABOUT WHAT THAT TIME

WAS LIKE?

IT WAS THE WORST TIME IN

MY LIFE.

AND I LITERALLY WANTED TO

DIE.

I SAY I WASN'T BRAVE ENOUGH

TO DO IT -- I DON'T LIKE

USING THAT TERM.

BUT I WANTED TO DIE AND I

WANTED TO KILL MYSELF, BUT I

JUST DIDN'T HAVE THE GUTS TO

DO IT.

SO I WAS TRYING TO DO IT

WITH DRUGS, EITHER BY

OVERDOSING OR JUST KILLING

MYSELF WITH DRUGS.

I WAS VERY HEAVILY INTO DRUG

USE.

AND I WAS HOMELESS FOR A

PERIOD OF TIME.

AND IT DESTROYED MY LIFE.

Terry: IT REALLY,

REALLY DID.

YOUR BOOK IS CALLED "STILL

ROOM FOR HOPE."

YES.

Terry: YOU WERE ON THE

STREET AT ONE POINT.

YOU SPENT TIME IN REHAB MORE

THAN ONCE.

MORE THAN ONCE, YEAH.

Terry: AND YOUR FAMILY

HAD MOVED AWAY -- NOT MOVED

AWAY PHYSICALLY, BUT

EMOTIONALLY AND

PSYCHOLOGICAL BECAUSE THEY

WANTED YOU TO BE DESPERATE

AND CLUES T CLUES CHOOSE TO

COME OUT OF THIS.

HOW DID HOPE COME TO YOU?

IT WAS WHEN THE POLICE

RAIDED THE APARTMENT I WAS

STAYING IN, AND THEY WERE

GOING TO TAKE ME TO JAIL,

AND THAT WOULD HAVE RESULTED

IN THREE AND A HALF YEARS OF

PRISON.

BY THE GRACE OF GOD, THE

POLICE OFFICER HAD FOUND A

LIST OF REHABS, BECAUSE I

TRULY WANTED HELP AT THAT

POINT.

THEY GAVE ME ONE WEEK TO GO

INTO REHAB OR THEY WERE

GOING TO COME AND TAKE ME

AWAY.

ON THE SEVENTH DAY, I WENT

INTO REHAB.

AND WHEN I FINALLY FOUND GOD

AND RELIEVED WHAT JESUS THAT

DONE FOR ME ON THE CROSS WAS

AT A CHURCH RETREAT IN

2012.

Terry: SO SOME OF THAT

IS FORGIVING YOURSELF.

HOW DID YOU GET TO THE PLACE

WHERE YOU COULD FORGET THOSE

WHO HAD DONE SUCH HORRIFIC

THINGS TO YOU?

A LOT OF WORK, A LOT OF

PRAYING AND A LOT OF

SPENDING TIME WITH GOD.

Terry: WHAT DIFFERENCE

DID PRAYING MAKE?

IT TOOK THAT BURDEN AND

THAT RESENTMENT AND THAT

HATRED -- IT GOT RID OF IT.

IT ALLOWED ME TO BE HAPPY

AGAIN.

IT ALLOWED ME TO GET THE

GLOW IN MY EYES BACK AGAIN

AND GET MY LIFE BACK.

BECAUSE I HAD TO FORGIVE

MYSELF FIRST.

ONCE I WAS ABLE TO DO THAT,

I WAS ABLE TO FORGIVE MY

PERPETRATORS.

Terry: WHAT ARE YOU

DOING TODAY?

TODAY I'M AN VICTIM

ADVOCATE, SO I'M HELPING

OTHER SURVIVORS.

Terry: ROMANS 8.

THERE YOU GO.

ANY VICTIM, I WANT THEM TO

BECOME A SURVIVOR AND KNOW

THERE IS ALWAYS ROOM FOR

HOPE.

I'M WORKING AND GOING TO

SCHOOL TO GET MY DEGREE IN

PSYCHOLOGY.

Terry: WOW.

WOW, LOTS OF DREAMS AGAIN

RESTORED.

I WANT TO MENTION THE NAME

OF THE BOOK AGAIN, IT'S

CALLED "STILL ROOM FOR

HELP," AND IT IS THE

SURVIVOR'S STORY OF SEXUAL

ASSAULT, FORGIVENESS, AND

FREEDOM.

YOU CAN GET A COPY IN STORES

NATIONWIDE.

IF YOU HAVE BEEN THROUGH

THIS YOURSELF, OR YOU KNOW

SOMEONE WHO HAS, ALISA'S

BOOK IS A GREAT BOOK TO FIND

HOPE AND HEALING.

THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.

THANK YOU.

Terry: UP NEXT, A CHILD

WHO ENDURED RELENTLESS

BULLYING IN SCHOOL ALL

BECAUSE OF A BIRTH DEFECT.

HEAR HOW HE BEAT THE

BULLIES.

THAT'S NEXT.

Terry: WELL, IN MANY

THIRD-WORLD COUNTRIES, BIRTH

DEFECTS ARE COMMON, AND MOST

PARENTS CAN'T AFFORD THE

SURGERY THAT COULD CORRECT

THEM.

FOR ONE BOY IN NIGERIA, A

CLEFT LIP NEARLY COST HIM

THE CHANCE TO GO TO SCHOOL.

Reporter: WHEN UBA

WAKES UP EVERY MORNING, HE

CAN'T WAIT TO GO TO SCHOOL.

IT IS QUITE A CHANGE.

HE USED

TO

BE

MISERABLE IN

SCHOOL BECAUSE HE HAD

A

CLEFT LIP.

HE TOLD ME THAT THE OTHER

KIDS ALWAYS PICKED ON HIM.

THAT MADE HIM VERY SAD.

HE SAID HE WAS ALWAYS ALONE

IN CLASS.

THE CHILDREN WERE SO MEAN

TO HIM, THAT EVENTUALLY HE

STOPPED COMING TO SCHOOL.

UBA'S MOTHER WANTED TO

HELP HIM, BUT THE FAMILY

COULDN'T AFFORD THE SURGERY

HE NEEDED.

I DECIDED TO TRUST GOD

AND PRAY THAT HELP WILL COME

SOME DAY.

Reporter: THEN SOMEONE

TOLD HER ABOUT CBN AND SAID

WE MIGHT BE ABLE TO FIX

UBA'S LIP FOR FREE.

NOT LONG AFTER THAT, CBN

PAID FOR HIS SURGERY, AND

SOON HE HAD A BRAND NEW

SMILE.

AFTER THE SURGERY, I

COULDN'T BELIEVE MY EYES.

I KEPT JUMPING FOR JOY.

I WISH I COULD GIVE YOU SOME

SORT OF GIFT TO THANK YOU

FOR WHAT YOU DID FOR OUR

SON.

I WANT TO SAY A BIG THANK

YOU TO THOSE WHO HELPED

UBA.

HE IS MUCH HAPPIER NOW AND

THE CHILDREN DON'T HURT HIM

ANYMORE.

I FELT VERY BAD EVERY

TIME MY FRIENDS MADE FUN OF

MY LIPS.

NOW I AM SO HAPPY.

I LOOK GOOD AND I CAN GO TO

SCHOOL.

THANK YOU FOR FIXING MY

LIP.

Terry: WHAT A HANDSOME

LITTLE BOY.

AND I LOVE THE LIGHT IN HIS

EYES AND THAT'S BECAUSE HE

IS WELL AWARE OF THE FACT HE

HAS A HOPE AND A FUTURE.

CAN YOU IMAGINE GOING TO

SCHOOL AND BEING MOCKED FOR

SOMETHING YOU COULDN'T

CHANGE.

AND NOT BEING VALUED AS A

HUMAN BEING.

OR BEING A PARENT AND YOU

KNOW THERE IS A WAY TO

CHANGE THAT, BUT YOU CAN'T

AFFORD THAT.

IF YOU'RE A "700 CLUB"

MEMBER, WE WANT TO SAY THANK

YOU BECAUSE YOU MADE THAT

POSSIBLE.

IF YOU'RE NOT A "700 CLUB"

MEMBER, IT IS JUST 65 CENTS

A DAY, $20 A MONTH.

YOU CAN GIVE PEOPLE A HOPE

AND A FUTURE.

WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO COME ON,

DO WHAT THE REST OF US ARE

DOING.

YOU REALLY CAN MAKE A

DIFFERENCE WHEN WE ALL

PARTNER TOGETHER.

CALL THE TOLL-FREE NUMBER ON

YOUR SCREEN,

1-800-759-0700.

OR YOU CAN JOIN "THE 700

CLUB" BY LOGGING ON TO

CBN.COM.

IT IS A SIMPLE PROCESS, AND

IT WILL LEAD YOU THROUGH IT

WHEN YOU GO THERE.

OUR WAY OF SAYING THANK YOU

FOR CARING FOR CHILDREN LIB

UBA AND THEIR FAMILIES, IS

TO SEND YOU "BE HEALED."

THIS IS PAT'S TEACHING ON

THE HEALING POWER OF JESUS

CHRIST.

HOW YOU CAN MAKE THAT

AVAILABLE FOR YOURSELF.

SOME AMAZING TESTIMONIES ON

HERE WE THINK WILL BE A

BLESSING TO YOU.

STILL TO COME, WE'RE GOING

TO BE ANSWERING QUESTIONS

FROM YOU, OUR VIEWERS, SO

DON'T GO AWAY.

WE'LL BE BACK TO "BRING IT

ON."

Gordon: THIS IS A

DEAL.

YOU GET SIX D.V.D.s FOR A

GIFT OF $2 $25, WHEN YOU

JOIN THE "SUPERBOOK" D.V.D.

AND YOU GET THE ASSURANCE OF

KNOWING YOU'RE HELPING TO

SPREAD THE GOSPEL, HELPING

TO TELL THE CHILDREN OF THE

WORLD THE STOR STORIES OF

THE BIBLE.

WE'RE IN 42 LANGUAGES.

WE WANT TO REACH THE WORLD

WITH THESE STORIES.

THERE IS A MAP OF ALL WHERE

WE'RE BROADCASTING TODAY.

THIS IS AN ONGOING EFFORT BY

CBN.

WE WANT TO SEE 300 MILLION

CHILDREN SEE THESE EPISODES

OVER THE NEXT YEAR.

AND YOU CAN BE A PART OF

IT.

HOW?

JUST JOIN THE "SUPERBOOK"

D.V.D. CLUB.

1-800-759-0700.

WE'LL SEND YOU THREE COPIES

OF "THE GOOD SAMARITAN."

AND THEN WE'LL SEND YOU,

"PETER'S DENIAL" AND "THE

LAST SUPPER."

AND YOUR GIFT WILL GO INTO

THE DISTRIBUTION COSTS AND

PRODUCTION COSTS OF

"SUPERBOOK."

SO CALL US NOW:

1-800-759-0700.

IF YOU WANT TO GET CAUGHT UP

ON PAST EPISODES, IF YOU'RE

NEW TO THE CLUB, WE'VE GOT

PLENTY OF EPISODES IN SEASON

ONE AND SEASON TWO, ALL

AVAILABLE ON CBN.COM.

YOU CAN PICK THE EPISODES

YOU WANT AND FOR A GIFT OF

$25, WE'LL SEND IT TO YOU.

IT IS TIME FOR SUMMER

QUESTIONS.

Terry: THIS IS KIMBER,

GORDON, WHO SAYS, "I KNOW

GOD HAS A PLAN AND HE HAS

ALWAYS HAD A PLAN.

SO WHY DO WE PRAY?

WHAT IF WE PRAY FOR

SOMETHING THAT ISN'T PART OF

HIS PLAN?

HE WON'T CHANGE HIS WHOLE

PLAN BECAUSE WE ASK HIM,

RIGHT?"

Gordon: I HAVE THREE

MINUTES TO TALK ABOUT

PRE-DESTINATION AND FREE

WILL, AND THE CONTINUUM OF

THAT IN ALL OF GOD'S PLAN.

LET ME TRY TO MAKE IT SIMPLE

FOR YOU.

WE HAVE FREE WILL.

AND IN OUR FREE WILL, WE

HAVE A FREE WILL TO

INTERCEDE WITH GOD.

AND YOU LOOK AT THE POINTS

OF INTERCESSION, AND THESE

ARE STORIES IN THE BIBLE

PEOPLE WERE SUPPOSED TO

EMULATE.

PICK ABRAHAM, WHERE GOD

REVEALS HIS PLAN TO HIM, AND

HE SAYS, ABRAHAM IS MY

FRIEND, I WILL REVEAL WHAT I

AM ABOUT TO DO.

AND ABRAHAM INTERCEDES ON

BEHALF OF SODOM AND

GOMORRAH.

AND HE SAYS, WILL YOU DO IT

FOR 40 RIGHTEOUS, 10

RIGHTS.

RIGHTEOUS.

IF YOU DO THAT, WILL YOU

SPARE THE CITY, AND HE SAID

YES.

AND THE OTHER WAS THE

ISRAELITES, AND THEIR

CONSTANT COMPLAINING.

AND HE SAYS, THE NATIONS

WILL SAY YOU BROUGHT THEM

INTO THE DESERT JUST TO KILL

THEM.

START UNDERSTANDING THAT

EVEN GOD CAN CHANGE HIS

PLAN.

NOW, HIS PLAN IS TO REDEEM

US ALL.

THAT WAS THE PLAN FROM THE

FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD, THE

LAMB SLAIN BEFORE THE

FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD.

BUT THAT LAMB HAD A PRAYER

TO MAKE IN THE GARDEN OF

GETHSEMANE.

AND JESUS HAD A CHOICE.

HE WAS GIVEN FREE WILL, JUST

AS YOU AND I ARE.

AND HE COULD HAVE SAID,

FATHER, I WOULDN'T DO THIS.

AND HE WOULD HAVE BEEN

BLAMELESS IN DO THIS.

AND HE SAID -- AND IT'S A

WONDERFUL PRAYER -- "NOT MY

WILL, BUT YOUR WILL BE

DONE."

YOU CAN PRAY, CAN I BE A

PART OF YOUR PLAN?

WHEN YOU USE YOUR WILL TO

JOIN IN WITH GOD'S WILL, YOU

CHANGE THINGS.

AND YOU GET A WHOLE

DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE.

THAT WAS A COMPLICATED

QUESTION.

Terry: I'LL GIVE YOU

DIANA REALLY FAST.

SHE IS SAYING IN GENESIS 12:

3, GOD SAYS, "I WILL BLESS

THOSE WHO BLESS YOU AND I

WILL CURSE THOSE WHO CURSE

YOU.

IF WE'RE UNDER THE NEW

TESTAMENT AND GOD LOVES

EVERYONE, HOW CAN HE CURSE

SOMEONE?"

Gordon: THE COVENANTS

REMAIN, THE COVENANT I WILL

NEVER SEND ANOTHER FLOOD.

THESE THINGS -- WHEN GOD

SPEAKS, HE SPEAKS FOR ALL

ETERNITY.

WHEN HE MAKES A COVENANT AND

SWEARS BY HIS OWN NAME, HE

BACKS IT UP.

THE GOOD NEWS IS WE'RE UNTO

THE COVENANT, IF YOU BELIEVE

IN JESUS CHRIST, THAT HIS

BLOOD COVERS ALL OF YOUR

SINS, THEN YOU'RE UNDER THAT

NEW COVENANT, AND THAT CURSE

WILL NOT COME UPON YOU.

BUT IF YOU'RE NOT UNDER THAT

COVENANT, AND YOU DO THINGS

TO CURSE ISRAEL, WELL, WATCH

OUT.

THAT'S NOT A GOOD PLACE TO

BE.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM PSALM 20: "MAY HE

GRANT YOU ACCORDING TO YOUR

HEART'S DESIRE AND FULFILL

ALL YOUR PURPOSE.

FOR TERRY, FOR ME, FOR ALL

OF US, GOD BLESS YOU.

AND WE'LL SEE YOU AGAIN NEXT

WEEK.

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