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The 700 Club - September 4, 2015

Geoff suffered a massive heart attack, and although doctors told his wife he would never recover, she never stopped praying. Also, Jason Brown gave up a career in the NFL to become a benevolent farmer. Read Transcript


HER HUSBAND LINGERS ON

LIFE SUPPORT AFTER A

MASSIVE CORONARY.

THEY SAID HE WAS

BRAIN-DEAD.

BUT SHE REFUSES TO PULL

THE PLUG.

I KNEW WHAT GOD COULD

DO IN SEVEN DAYS.

SEE THE MIRACLE OF THE

SEVENTH MORNING.

IT WAS JUST SO AMAZING.

> PLUS, THE NFL PLAYER

WHO WALKED AWAY FROM A

MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT.

GOD TOLD ME, I WANT YOU

TO BE A FARMER.

TO GIVE AWAY THOUSANDS

OF POUNDS OF FOOD.

TODAY ON "THE 700 CLUB."

*

WELL, WELCOME TO "THE

700 CLUB."

A DEMOCRAT COUNTY CLERK IN

KENTUCKY HAS GONE TO JAIL

RATHER THAN COMPROMISE HER

CHRISTIAN BELIEFS.

A FEDERAL JUDGE ORDERED

THE JAIL SENTENCE FOR KIM

DAVIS AFTER SHE REFUSED TO

ISSUE MARRIAGE LICENSES

FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES.

Terry: SOME

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

HAVE SHARPLY CRITICIZED

THAT ORDER.

THE CASE PUTS A NATIONAL

SPOTLIGHT ON THE BATTLE

BETWEEN RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

AND SAME-SEX MARRIAGE.

HEATHER SELLS HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: KIM DAVIS

SITS BEHIND BARS FOR

TAKING A STAND AND

REFUSING TO ISSUE MARRIAGE

LICENSES TO ANYONE IN HER

TINY KENTUCKY COUNTY.

IN DOING SO, SHE HAS

BECOME A NATIONAL SYMBOL

FOR MANY WHO OPPOSE GAY

MARRIAGE BECAUSE OF THEIR

FAITH.

UNDER WHO'S AUTHORITY

ARE YOU NOT ISSUING

LICENSES?

UNDER GOD'S AUTHORITY.

Reporter: THE GAY

COUPLE SUING DAVIS SAN

DIEGASKEDSHE BE FINED.

BUT IN A SURPRISE MOVE,

THE JUSTICE DECIDED TO PUT

HER IN JAIL.

AT THE LAST MINUTE, DAVIS

REJECTED A DEAL TO ALLOW

HER DEPUTIES TO PROCESS

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES

THAT COULD HAVE PROMPTED

HER RELEASE.

SHE HAS BEEN ORDERED TO

STAY THERE UNTIL SHE IS

WILLING TO CHANGE HER

MIND, UNTIL SHE IS WILLING

TO CHANGE HER CON SENSE CONSCIENCE

ABOUT WHAT THAT BELIEF IS.

Reporter: SEVERAL

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL

CANDIDATES SHOWED THEIR

SUPPORT FOR DAVIS.

MIKE HUCKABEE SAYS, "WHO

WILL BE NEXT, PASTORS,

PHOTOGRAPHERS, CATERERS,

FLORISTS?

THIS IS A RECKLESS,

APPALLING, OUT OF CONTROL

DECISION THAT UNDERMINES

THE CONSTITUTION AND OUR

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY."

AND TED CRUZ SAID, "TODAY,

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER,

THE GOVERNMENT ARRESTED A

CHRISTIAN WOMAN FOR LIVING

ACCORDING TO HER FAITH.

HIS IS WRONG.

THIS IS NOT AMERICA."

HILLARY CLINTON WEIGHED IN

SAYING, "GOVERNMENT

OFFICIALS SHOULD UPHOLD

THE LAW AND THE WHITE SAID

THE SUCCESS OF OUR

DEMOCRACY DEPENDS ON THE

RULE OF LAW, AND THERE IS

NO PUBLIC OFFICIAL THAT IS

ABOVE THE LAW."

BUT THE "WALL STREET

JOURNAL" RESPONDED "WE

DON'T REMEMBER PRESIDENT

OBAMA UPHOLDING THE LAW

WHEN ERIC HOLDER SAID HE

WOULDN'T AGREE WITH THE

"DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT."

IF YOU CAN'T DO YOUR

JOB, RESIGN.

Reporter: DAVIS HAD

HOPED KENTUCKY LAWMAKERS

WOULD FIND A WAY FOR HER

TO KEEP HER JOB AND HER

CONSCIENCE.

BUT THE GOVERNOR REFUSED

TO CALL A SPECIAL SESSION.

IN THE MEANTIME, HER

DEPUTIES PLAN TO FOLLOW A

U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE'S

ORDERS AND ISSUE MARRIAGE

LICENSES TO SAME-SEX

COUPLES STARTING TODAY.

HEATHER SELLS, CBN NEWS.

Gordon: IT IS AMAZING

HOW SOME PEOPLE CITE THE

RULE OF LAW WHEN IT IS

CONVENIENT.

WHAT ABOUT THAT RULE OF

LAW WHEN YOU'RE KEEPING

PUBLIC E-MAILS ON A

PRIVATE E-MAIL SERVER?

WHAT ABOUT THAT RULE OF

LAW WHEN YOU INSTRUCTED

THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL NOT

TO ENFORCE A FEDERAL

STATUE?

WHAT ABOUT THE CURRENT

LAWS ON IMMIGRATION THAT

ARE NOT BEING ENFORCED?

WHAT ABOUT ALL OF THOSE

RULE OF LAWS?

ARE YOU NOT ENFORCING THEM

JUST BECAUSE YOU DON'T

BELIEVE IN THEM?

THERE IS A LONG HISTORY OF

CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE IN THE

UNITED STATES, AND IT GOES

ALL THE WAY BACK TO THE

AMERICAN REVOLUTION.

AND YOU LOOK AT THE

VARIOUS COMPAIGNS, WHETHER

IT WAS THE CIVIL RIGHTS

MOVEMENT -- LOTS OF

HISTORY OF CIVIL

DISOBEDIENCE, BUT THE

PRICE IS HEAVY.

PEOPLE HAD TO GO TO JAIL.

AND NOW WE'RE SEEING IT,

BUT IT IS FOR THE FIRST

TIME TIME, I THINK, IN

AMERICAN HISTORY WHERE YOU

HAVE A PUBLIC OFFICIAL

BEING JAILED FOR THEIR

RELIGIOUS BELIEFS.

WE'LL BE TRACKING THIS

CASE BECAUSE IT'S NOT OVER

YET.

I IMAGINE AN EMERGENCY

APPEAL IS ON ITS WAY TO

STAY THIS JUDGE'S ORDER,

AND WE'LL SEE WHERE IT

GOES.

> WELL, THE STATE OF

NORTH CAROLINA HAS TAKEN

ACTION TO PROTECT

OFFICIALS WHO OPPOSE

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE.

AND JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT

STORY FROM WASHINGTON.

JOHN?

John: THANKS, GORDON.

MORE THAN 30 MAGISTRATES

IN NORTH CAROLINA HAVE

REFUSED TO PERFORM

SAME-SEX WEDDINGS, BUT

THEY ARE PROTECTED BY LAW.

RIGHT AFTER THE SUPREME

COURT LEGALIZED GAY

MARRIAGE, THE STATE PASSED

A LAW TO AUTHORIZE

OFFICIALS TO OPT OUT OF

PERFORMING ALL GAY

MARRIAGES.

IT IS DESIGNED FOR THOSE

WHO OPPOSE SAME-SEX

MARRIAGE.

THE LAW'S ORIGINAL SPONSOR

SAYS IT IS PROBABLY

PREVENTING SITUATION LIKE

THE ONE IN KENTUCKY, AND

UTAH IS THE ONLY OTHER

STATE WITH A SIMILAR LAW.

A PRO LIFE ADVOCATE

SAYS LAB RATS ARE HANDLED

WITH MORE CARE THUNDE THAN THE

BODIES OF ABORTED BABIES.

SHE DREW TO COMPARISON AS

A PRIVATE SCREENING ON

CAPITOL HILL FOR

DEMOCRATIC STAFFERS.

AROUND 2,000 HOUSE AND

SENATE EMPLOYEES WERE

INVITED TO WATCH THE

RECENT UNDERCOVER VIDEOS

SHOWING PLANNED PARENTHOOD

EXECUTIVES DISCUSSING THE

SALE OF FETAL TISSUE.

LESS THAN 10 SHOWED UP,

MOST LEFT BEFORE IT BEGAN,

AND ONLY ONE STUCK AROUND

FOR THE ENTIRE SCREENING.

THE VIDEO SPARKS CALLS TO

STOP TAXPAYERS' FUNDS FROM

GOING TO PLANNED

PARENTHOOD.

RATS ARE TREATED

BETTER.

THERE ARE BETTER PROTOCOLS

FOR RATS IN RESEARCH THAN

THERE ARE FOR THESE

CHILDREN.

John: AND SHE ALSO

SAYS THERE IS PLENTY OF

BLAME TO GO AROUND.

SO THE CHAIN AND EVERY

LINK IN THE CHAIN ON USING

THESE CHILDREN IS

CULPABLE.

SO THE PEOPLE WHO BENEFIT

FINANCIALLY, THE PEOPLE

WHO ARE ABORTING AND

CHANGING THE TECHNIQUES TO

GET AN INTACT CADAVER,

THEY'RE CULPABLE.

THE PEOPLE WHO ARE DOING

THE RESEARCH ARE CULPABLE

MORALLY.

OF COURSE IT IS LEGAL.

AND THAT MEANS THAT THE

U.S. CONGRESS IS CULPABLE

BECAUSE THE U.S. CONGRESS

WAS THE FIRST BODY TO MAKE

SURE THIS WAS ALL OKAY.

John: PROTESTORS FROM

PLANNED PARENTHOOD FLANKED

THE ENTRANCE TO THE

SCREENING.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD SAYS

THE FOOTAGE WAS DOCTORED.

THIS MONTH AT LEAST THREE

HOUSE COMMITTEES HAVE

SCHEDULED HEARINGS

SURROUNDING EVIDENCE

PRESENTED BY THE VIDEO

EXPOSÉ.

THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL IN

OKLAHOMA ISN'T GIVING UP

ON HIS FIGHT TO KEEP A 10

COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT ON

THE GROUNDS OF THE STATE

CAPITAL.

THAT'S DESPITE AN ORDER IT

BE REMOVED.

SCOTT PRUETT HAS FILED A

BRIEF IN THE SUPREME

COURT.

THE SUPREME COURT IN JUNE

RULED IN A 7-2 DECISION

THAT THE MONUMENT IS A

RELIGIOUS SYMBOL AND MUST

BE REMOVED FROM THE

CAPITAL GROUNDS BECAUSE IT

VIOLATES A STATE

CONSTITUTIONAL BAN ON

USING PUBLIC PROPERTY FOR

THE BENEFIT OF RELIGION.

PRUETT HAS ARGUED THAT THE

MONUMENT IS PERMITTED

BECAUSE OF THE 10

COMMANDMENTCOMMANDMENTS HISTORICAL

MONUMENTS.

> A BAPTISM HAPPENED ON

A FIELD BEFORE FOOTBALL

PRACTICE, AND PHOTOS WERE

POSTED ONLINE, WHICH, OF

COURSE, PROMPTED A

COMPLAINT FROM THE FREEDOM

FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION.

IT SENT A LETTER TO

CAROLLE COUNTY SCHOOL

OFFICIALS.

BUT THE PASTOR INVOLVED

SAYS NO ONE WAS FORCED TO

TAKE PART.

THE SCHOOL HAD NOTHING

TO DO WITH THIS.

IT WAS VOLUNTARY.

IT WAS AFTER SCHOOL.

IT WAS BEFORE PRACTICE.

IT WAS JUST A GREAT

EXPERIENCE, AND IT REALLY

BROUGHT US ALL TOGETHER.

IT WASN'T FORCING ANYBODY.

IT WAS A VOLUNTEER THING.

IF YOU WANTED TO COME AND

SUPPORT YOUR TEAM, YOU

COULD.

John: THE SCHOOL

SUPERINTENDENT SAYS THE

DISTRICT IS TAKING THE

APPROPRIATE STEPS TO

INVESTIGATE.

> MORE THAN 100,000

CHRISTIANS HAVE ESCAPED

ISIS TERRORISTS IN THE

PAST YEAR.

MOST ARE STILL SCATTERED

ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST.

BUT NOW THERE IS A NEW

PROPOSAL THAT COULD OFFER

SOME A WAY OUT.

CHRIS MITCHELL BRINGS US

THAT STORY.

Reporter: CHRISTIANS

IN THE MIDDLE EAST FACE

THEIR WORST SITUATION IN

CENTURIES.

HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVERS SAY

THE WEST MUST PAY

ATTENTION.

THEY NEED TO KNOW THAT

CHRISTIANS ARE FACING

GENOCIDE.

THEY NEED TO HELP THESE

CHRISTIANS.

THEY NEED TO HELP THEM

WITH THEIR PRAYER AND WITH

AID FOR THEM TO LEAVE.

Reporter: AFTER ISIS

CONQUERED MOSUL AND LARGE

AREAS OF IRAQ MORE THAN A

YEAR AGO, THOUSANDS OF

CHRISTIANS FOUND REFUGE IN

KURDISTAN, AND OTHERS IN

JORDAN AND LEB NAN.

NINA SHAY LEADS THE CENTER

FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM.

ISIS CHIPPED THEM OF

ALL THEIR PROPERTY.

WHEN THEY WENT INTO EXILE,

THEY WENT INTO SAFE HAVENS

THAT WILL NOT GIVE THEM

RESIDENCY STATUS OR WORK

AUTHORIZATION.

SO THEY HAVE NO MONEY.

IT IS A VERY BLEAK

PICTURE.

Reporter: SHE HOPES

TEAMING UP WITH HOLLYWOOD

PRODUCER MARK BURNETT WILL

MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

WE DECIDED FOR SOME OF

THE MOST NEEDY CASES, THEY

NEED TO START THEIR LIVES

OVER.

THEY NEED TO BE RESETTLED

IN COUNTRIES THAT WOULD

GIVE THEM WORK

AUTHORIZATION, AND THAT

WOULD ALLOW THEM TO

REBUILD THEIR LIVES.

Reporter: THEY PLAN

TO RESETTLE THESE

CHRISTIANS IN COMFORTABLE

SURROUNDINGS.

FOR THE ARENIANS,

THEY'RE CHRISTIAN, AND THE

ORTHODOX COMMUNITIES WE'RE

LOOKING AT ORTHODOX

COUNTRIES, MAYBE GEORGIA,

MAYBE RUSSIA.

FOR THE CATHOLICS, WE'RE

LOOKING -- AND

PROTESTANTS, WE'RE LOOKING

AT THE WESTERN COUNTRIES.

Reporter: WHILE THE

NUMBERS ARE STAGGERING,

SHAY ADDS THE DIFFERENCE

IS STAGGERING.

FOR THE CHRISTIANS,

THEY'RE RUNNING FROM

TARGETED PERSECUTION

AGAINST THEM.

Reporter: SHE CALLS

ON THE CHURCH TO NOT ONLY

PRAY, BUT TO GET INVOLVED.

THE CHURCH OF THE WEST

AND THE FREE WORLD,

LATIN-AMERICA, NEEDS TO

PRAY ALL THE TIME.

NOT JUST ONCE A YEAR, BUT

PRAY EVERY SUNDAY IN

CONGREGATION FOR THESE

PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS.

AND IF THEY CAN CONTACT

THEIR POLITICAL

REPRESENTATIVES AND THE

CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR

OFFICE TO SAY THE UNITED

STATES SHOULD TAKE ITS

SHARE OF CHRISTIANS AS

WELL.

Reporter: CHRIS

MITCHELL, CBN NEWS.

John: RAISING

AWARENESS OF THE

PERSECUTED BELIEVERS

AROUND THE WORLD.

GORDON, BACK TO YOU.

Gordon: IF YOU WANT

MORE INFORMATION ON THE

CENTER FOR RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM, ALL YOU HAVE TO

DO IS GO TO OUR WEBSITE,

cbnnews.com, FOR MORE

INFORMATION.

IF YOU WANT TO DO

SOMETHING TANGIBLE, CBN IS

THERE.

WE'RE THERE IN THE KURDISH

REGIONS OF IRAQ, AND THERE

IN JORDAN, HELPING IN THE

REFUGEE CAMPS THERE.

IF YOU WANT TO DONATE TO

HELP THE CHRISTIANS WHO

ARE FLEEING THIS

PERSECUTION, CALL US.

1-800-759-0700.

OR YOU CAN LOG ON TO

cbn.com.

AND ON THE GIVING PAGE

THERE IS A PLACE WHERE YOU

CAN DESIGNATE YOUR GIFT TO

INTERNATIONAL DISASTER

RELIEF.

SO DO IT NOW:

1-800-759-0700.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, COMPANY

COME, THE YOUNGEST VICTIMS

OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

CHILDREN ARE FORCED TO

WORK HOURS UPON HOURS UPON

HOURS IN HORRIBLE

CONDITIONS.

THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO GO TO

SCHOOL.

THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO LEARN.

THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO HAVE

WHAT THEY SHOULD HAVE WITH

THE RIGHTS OF A CHILD.

Terry: WE'LL VISIT A

SUMMER CAMP THAT IS

TEACHING CHILDREN HOW TO

PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM

TRAFFICKERS, AFTER THIS.

Gordon: HUMAN

TRAFFICKING IS A GLOBAL

CRISIS, PREYING ON

MILLIONS OF VICTIMS.

IN THE PHILIPPINES, ONE

GROUP IS USING A SUMMER

CAMP TO TEACH VULNERABLE

CHILDREN HOW TO PROTECT

THEMSELVES FROM THE

TRAFFICKERS.

LUCILLE TALUSAN BRINGS US

THAT STORY.

Reporter: FOR MOST

KIDS, SUMMER CAMP IS A

CARE-FREE TIME, PLAYING

OUTSIDE AND LEARNING TO

CAMP.

BUT THESE KIDS ARE

LEARNING DIFFERENT KINDS

OF SURVIVAL SKILLS: HOW TO

KEEP FROM BEING VICTIMS OF

HUMAN TRAFFICKERS.

THESE KIDS HAVE A SLIM

CHANCE, OR NO CHANCE AT

ALL, OF BEING TRAFFICKED

BECAUSE HERE THEY LEARN

ABOUT THE LIVES OF A HUMAN

TRAFFICKER, AND THEY LEARN

HOW VALUABLE THEY ARE SO

THEY CAN MAKE GOOD

DECISIONS, AND THEY LEARN

ABOUT SAFETY MEASURES ON

HOW TO PROTECT THEMSELVES.

THE CAMP IS SPONSORED BY

"GLOBAL IMPACT," A GROUP

FOUNDED BY AMY

MURANKI-GAHAN TO FIGHT

HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

HERE KIDS LEARN ABOUT THE

DANGERS THROUGH GAMES AND

ROLE PLAYING.

10-YEAR-OLD SANDARA KNOWS

HOW TO PROTECT HERSELF

AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKERS.

I SHOULD NOT ACCEPT

CANDY FROM STRANGERS

BECAUSE THEY WILL USE THAT

TO MAKE ME BEG IN THE

STREETS.

I WILL OBEY MY PARENTS

WHEN THEY TELL ME NOT TO

OPEN THE DOOR TO

STRANGERS.

WHEN THEY GET ME, I SHOULD

SHOUT AND REPORT THEM TO

THE POLICE.

Reporter: CHERYL, NOT

HER REAL NAME, WAS

IGNORANT ABOUT THESE

THINGS.

SHE WAS 11, AND HER

SISTER, EIGHT YEARS OLD,

WHEN AN AUNT SENT THEM

AWAY TO WORK AS HOUSE

MAIDS FOR AN EMPLOYER WHO

PROMISED TO SEND THEM TO

SCHOOL.

WE HAD NO SALARY

BECAUSE WE WERE TOLD WE

WOULD GET FREE EDUCATION

INSTEAD.

BUT YEARS PASSED, AND WE

STILL WERE NOT ABLE TO GO

TO SCHOOL.

Reporter: CHERYL AND

HER SISTER STAYED ON, BUT

ON THE FOURTH YEAR THEY

RAN AWAY.

WHEN THE EMPLOYER'S SON

STARTED ABUSING THEM

PHYSICALLY.

HE HIT MY LEGS WITH A

BIG PIECE OF WOOD EACH

TIME HE GOT VERY ANGRY AT

ME.

Reporter: UNKNOWN TO

THEM, CHERYL AND HER

SISTER ARE VICTIMS OF

CHILD LABOR, WHICH IS A

FORM OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

CHILDREN ARE FORCED TO

WORK HOURS UPON HOURS UPON

HOURS IN HORRIBLE

CONDITIONS.

THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO GO TO

SCHOOL, THEY'RE NOT ABLE

TO HAVE WHAT THEY SHOULD

HAVE WITH THE RIGHTS OF A

CHILD.

Reporter: CHERYL AND

HER SISTER ARE FORTUNATE

THAT A CHRISTIAN FAMILY IS

NOW TAKING CARE OF THEM.

SHE IS VERY THANKFUL

BECAUSE THROUGH THIS

FAMILY THEY CAME TO KNOW

CHRIST AND HOW HE SAVED

THEM.

NOW I KNOW THE TRUE GOD

WHO IS CONCERNED ABOUT ME

AND MY SISTER.

I AM SO GRATEFUL TO THE

PEOPLE WHO OPENED THEIR

HOME TO US.

AND I'M SO HAPPY BECAUSE

WE ARE BACK IN SCHOOL.

I CAN FULFILL MY DREAM TO

BE A SOCIAL WORKER, TO

HELP CHILDREN LIKE US, WHO

ARE SEPARATED FROM THEIR

FAMILIES.

Reporter: GLOBAL

IMPACT CONTINUES TO CREATE

AWARENESS TO STOP HUMAN

TRAFFICKING.

IT HAS EVEN CREATED THE

"FREEDOM PHILIPPINES" APP

SO PEOPLE FROM DIFFERENT

PARTS OF THE WORLD CAN

REPORT A SU SUSPECTED

TRAFFICKER OR SUSPICIOUS

ACTIVITY.

THE APP ALLOW PEOPLE TO

LOAD THE INFORMATION TO A

DATA BASE WHERE

AUTHORITIES CAN ANALYZE IT

AND TAKE ACTION.

AMY MURANKI-GAHAN

ENCOURAGES EVERYONE, BUT

ESPECIALLY THE CHURCH, TO

TAKE UP THE FIGHT AGAINST

HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

WE, AS THE BODY OF

CHRIST, HAVE TO DO

SOMETHING ABOUT THAT.

WE'RE THE ONES THAT HAVE

RECEIVED FREEDOM FROM

CHRIST, WE'RE THE ONES

THAT HAVE THE LOVE OF GOD

WITHIN OUR HEART.

IT IS OUR ROLE, OUR JOB,

TO GO OUT AND REACH THOSE

THAT ARE LIVING IN THESE

SORT OF CONDITIONS.

IT IS OUR JOB TO BE A

VOICE TO THOSE WHO ARE

VOICELESS.

IT IS OUR JOB TO STAND UP

AND BRING FREEDOM AND TO

BRING THE LOVE OF CHRIST.

Reporter: LUCILLE

TALUSAN, CBN NEWS, DAVAL,

PHILIPPINES.

Gordon: I WILL ECHO

THAT.

IT IS OUR JOB TO STAND UP.

IT IS OUR JOB TO DO

SOMETHING.

AND THIS IS A GLOBAL

PHENOMENON.

IF YOU THINK IT IS JUST

HAPPENING IN THAILAND AND

THE PHILIPPINES, THOSE FAR

AWAY PLACES, THINK AGAIN.

THE SURVEYS ARE SHOWING

INCREDIBLE NUMBERS BEING

TRAFFICKED RIGHT HERE IN

THE UNITED STATES OF

AMERICA.

WELL, FOR MORE INFORMATION

ON "GLOBAL IMPACT," AND

IT'S WORK TO FIGHT HUMAN

TRAFFICKING, LOG ON TO

cbnnews.com.

TERRY?

Terry: UP NEXT, A

WOMAN GETS THE SHOCK OF

HER LIFE FROM HER HUSBAND.

I HEARD HIM SAY, I'M

DYING AND HIS EYES -- HE

WENT INTO A BLANK STARE.

I KIND OF SHOUTED INTO THE

PHONE, I THINK MY HUSBAND

IS DYING.

Terry: WATCH HOW THIS

WOMAN HOLD ON TO HOPE

AFTER DOCTORS SAY HER

HUSBAND IS BRAIN-DEAD.

Terry: AFTER A

MASSIVE CORONARY, JESS

BOWMAN WAS NOT EXPECTED TO

MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT,

BUT HE DID.

STILL, DOCTORS GAVE HIS

WIFE, VERNA, NO HOPE FOR

JESS' RECOVERY, DECLARING

HIS BRAIN-DEAD.

SO WHY DID SHE REFUSE TO

PULL THE PLUG?

BECAUSE VERNA KNEW

SOMETHING THE DOCTORS DID

NOT.

Reporter: ON

NOVEMBER 7, 2000, JESS

BOWMAN WAS HAVING A BOWL

OF ICE CREAM WHILE HE AND

HHIS WIFE WERE WATCHING THE

ELECTION RETURNS.

WE WERE TALKING ABOUT

THE ELECTION, AND I HEARD

HIM SAYING, I'M DYING.

AND I THOUGHT HE WAS

JOKING.

I SAID, WE'RE ALL DYING,

JESS.

BUT HIS BOWL FELL TO THE

FLOOR AND SO I QUICKLY RAN

TO HIM AND CALLED HIS

NAME, AND HE WAS NOT

BREATHING.

SO I RAN TO THE KITCHEN TO

CALL 9-1-1.

BASICALLY I KIND OF

SHOUTED INTO THE PHONE, I

THINK MY HUSBAND IS DYING.

Reporter: VERNA

PERFORMED C.P.R. ON JEFF

UNTIL PARAMEDICS ARRIVED.

THEY RUSHED HIM TO THE

HOSPITAL.

HIS CHILDREN JOINED HER

AND THEY WAITED FOR A

PROGNOSIS.

THE DOCTOR CAME OUT TO

TELL US THEY DIDN'T THINK

HE WOULD LIVE THROUGH THE

NIGHT.

Reporter: JEFF HAD

SUFFERED A MASSIVE

CORONARY.

TO EVERYONE'S SURPRISE, HE

DID MAKE IT THROUGH THE

NIGHT.

I TRIED TO LOOK THROUGH

ALL OF WHAT I WAS SEEING,

THE TRACH AND THE TUBES,

AND I TRIED TO SEE HIM

STANDING.

Reporter: OVER THE

NEXT SEVERAL DAYS, OVER

100 FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND

CHURCH MEMBERS PRAYED FOR

JEFF.

BUT HIS CONDITION WAS NOT

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

ON THE FOURTH DAY, A

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

SOCIAL WORKER PULLED VERNA

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

ASIDE.

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

SHE ASKED ME TO COME

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

ASIDE.

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

SHE EXPLAINED THAT THINGS

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

WEREN'T GETTING ANY BETTER

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

AND WE WOULD GOING TO HAVE

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

TO BE KIND AND DISCONTINUE

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

THE LIFE SUPPORT.

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

FINALLY I ASKED EVERYONE

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

TO JUST GO HOME SO I COULD

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

GO BACK INTO THE CUB CUBICAL

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

WITH JEFF AND JUST REMAIN

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

THERE WITH HIM.

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

THE LIBERATING PEACE WITH

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

THAT IS WHEN YOU DO

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

SURRENDER, IF THIS IS WHAT

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

IT IS, I JUST WANTED TO BE

IMPROVING.

IMPROVING.

WITH HIM TO SAY GOOD-BYE.

WITH HIM TO SAY GOOD-BYE.

I HAD THAT MOMENT TO SIT

WITH HIM AND SAY THOSE

THINGS TO HIM.

Reporter: THE

HOSPITAL STAFF ALSO TOLD

HER THERE WAS LITTLE BRAIN

ACTIVITY, AND THAT IF JEFF

SURVIVED, HE WOULD LIKELY

BE IN A VEGETATIVE STATE.

BUT SOMETHING TOLD VERNA

NOT TO PULL THE PLUG.

I FINALLY JUST SAID

THAT I KNEW WHAT GOD COULD

DO IN SEVEN DAYS.

I WANT TO WAIT.

Reporter: OVER THE

NEXT THREE DAYS, THE STAFF

MADE SEVERAL ATTEMPTS TO

TAKE JEFF OFF THE

RESPIRATOR, BUT EACH ONE

FAILED.

WHEN THEY CONTINUALLY

TRIED TO WEAN HIM FROM THE

SUPPORT MACHINE AND

COULDN'T, IT WAS JUST EASY

TO LOSE HOPE.

Reporter: THE NEXT

DAY VERNA AND THEIR SON,

TOMMY, WERE IN HIS ROOM

PRAYING WHEN THEY SAW A

SIGN OF LIFE.

TOMMY SAID, IT'S OKAY

TO GO HOME, DAD.

I'LL TAKE CARE OF MOM.

AND A TEAR CAME DOWN

JEFF'S CHEEK.

I SAID TO MY DAUGHTER, HOW

CAN THEY SAY HE IS

BRAIN-DEAD IF HIS HEART

STILL FEELS, YOU KNOW?

HOW COULD HE CRY?

Reporter: HER FAMILY

AND FRIENDS CONTINUED

THEIR PRAYER VIGIL, AND A

WEEK PASSED.

I WAS THINKING, FATHER,

THIS IS THE SEVENTH

MORNING.

THIS IS THE SEVENTH DAY.

AND I WONDER HOW THIS

SEVENTH DAY WILL END.

AND I'M GOING TO BELIEVE.

I'M JUST GOING TO CONTINUE

TO BELIEVE, NO MATTER HOW

THE DAY GOES.

Reporter: THAT

MORNING A NURSE CAME IN TO

CHECK ON JEFF.

SHE WAS TALKING TO HIM

AS THOUGH HE WERE AWAKE,

AND SHE IS HUMMING AND

TALKING.

AND FINALLY, SHE SAYS, WHO

IS YOUR FAVORITE TEAM?

AND I HEARD JEFF SLUR,

"PITTSBURGH STEELERS."

HE SAID IT SLOWLY, BUT HE

SAID IT PLAINLY.

IT WAS SO AMAZING.

SHE RAN TO THE NURSES'

STATION, AND ALL OF THE

NURSES ARE RUNNING, AND

THEY'RE CALLING THE

DOCTOR, AND EVERYBODY

STARTED RUNNING DOWN THE

CORRIDOR INTO THAT

CUBICAL.

IT WAS AFTERWARDS THAT I

REMEMBER THE EMOTIONS

FLOODING ME.

MY THOUGHT WAS, WHERE

AM I AND WHY AM I DRESSED

LIKE THIS?

I WAS IN A HOSPITAL BED

WITH MACHINES ALL AROUND

ME.

I HADN'T A CLUE AS TO WHAT

HAPPENED.

I HAD NO IDEA WHAT WAS

THERE.

AS I STARTED TO COME BACK,

PEOPLE STARTED TO TALK TO

ME.

AND I BEGAN TO REALIZE

THIS THING WAS REALLY

SERIOUS.

Reporter: JEFF

UNDERWENT THERAPY FOR

SEVERAL WEEKS AND MADE A

FULL RECOVERY.

THE EVENT SHOWED THEM

ASPECTS OF GOD THEY HAD

NEVER EXPERIENCED.

THE LORD HAS SHOWN THE

POWER AND THE MAGESTY OF

AN ALMIGHTY GOD THAT CAN

DO THINGS THAT WE CANNOT.

EVERY MORNING WHEN I

WAKE UP, I BLESS THE LORD

FOR WHAT HE HAS GIVEN ME.

IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO

CONTINUE THROUGH LIFE AND

NOT FEEL YOU KNOW JESUS

BETTER, ON A MORE PERSONAL

LEVEL.

EVERY DAY I SEE HIM, I SEE

HIM IN THE RAINDROPS, I

SEE HIM IN THE TREES, I

HEAR HIM IN THE BIRDS.

IT IS NOT ENOUGH TO JUST

KNOW JESUS, BUT YOU LOVE

HIM AND YOU KNOW HE LOVES

YOU.

I WANT TO KNOW HIM AS MY

SAVIOR, AS MY FRIEND, AS

MY BUDDY.

HE IS MY HEALER.

Terry: WE TAKE SO

MUCH FOR GRANTED, DON'T

WE?

JUST EVERY DAY THE FACT

THAT WE BREATHE IN AND OUT

AND THAT WE WALK AND MOVE

AND HAVE OUR BEING AND

HAVE THE FLEXIBILITY TO DO

WHAT WE WANT.

WHEN YOU ALMOST LOSE THE

GIFT OF LIFE, I THINK YOU

HAVE SUCH A DIFFERENT

APPRECIATION FOR IT.

AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT

JEFF DISCOVERED IS GOD IS

HIS HEALER.

THAT EVEN IN THE MIDST OF

THE GREATEST TRAVESTY HE

COULD HAVE KNOWN, GOD WAS

THERE AND GOD HEALED.

MANY OF YOU, I KNOW, TODAY

ARE FACING GREAT NEEDS.

LET ME READ SOME PRAYER

REPORTS, GORDON AND I

TOGETHER, AND HOPEFULLY

THAT WILL BUILD YOUR FAITH

BEFORE WE PRAY FOR YOU.

GLORIA IS THE WIFE OF A

MILITARY VET FOR WHOM SHE

HAS BEEN CARING SINCE

1980.

SHE BEGAN HAVING EYE

PROBLEMS, AND BALANCE

PROBLEMS.

SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH A

TUMOR IN HER HEAD.

SHE REFUSED SURGERY

BECAUSE SHE WANTED TO

CONTINUE CARING FOR HER

HUB.

HUSBAND.

HER PERSONAL HEALTH

CONTINUED TO DETERIORATE.

AND SHE WAS WATCHING "THE

700 CLUB".

GORDON, YOU HAD THIS WORD:

"YOU HAD HAVE A TUMOR IN

YOUR HEAD, AND GOD IS

HEALING YOU NOW."

THE PROBLEM WITH HER

BALANCE DISAPPEARED, AND

10 DAYS LATER THE SYMPTOMS

ARE STILL GONE.

SHE IS PRAISING THE LORD.

Gordon: HALLELUJAH.

I'LL PRAISE THE LORD ALONG

WITH YOU.

JOY HAD ASTHMA, AND SHE

REACHED A POINT WHERE SHE

HAD TO BE ON OXYGEN DAILY.

IN APRIL, JOYCE WAS HAVING

SERIOUS DIFFICULTY WITH

HER BREATHING AND "THE 700

CLUB" WAS ON HER TV.

SHE HEARD ME GIVE A WORD

OF KNOWLEDGE, "GOD IS

TOUCHING YOUR LUNGS RIGHT

NOW AND YOU'RE BEING FULLY

RESTORED.

JUST TAKE A DEEP BREATH

AND REALIZE YOU HAVE BEEN

HEALED."

AND TERRY SAID, "I AGREE

WITH THE LUNG ISSUE.

GOD IS HEALING YOU.

JUST RECEIVE IT."

JOYCE SAID, I'LL DO THAT.

SHE CLAIMED THE WORD FOR

HERSELF AND REACHED UP AND

REMOVED HER OXYGEN TUBE.

WE DON'T RECOMMEND YOU DO

THAT.

BUT SHE DID THAT AND SHE

COULD BREATHE NORMALLY AND

SHE IS NOW COMPLETELY OFF

OF OXYGEN.

> DON'T HAVE A FORM OF

GODLINESS THAT DENIES THE

POWER OF GOD.

WHEN YOU HEARD HER SAY THE

POWER AND MAGESTY OF GOD

ALMIGHTY -- WHEN YOU

REALIZE HE CAN DO

ANYTHING, JUST GO OUTSIDE

AT NIGHT AND LOOK UP AT

THE UNIVERSE.

HE CREATED ALL OF THAT

WITH A SINGLE WORD.

AND WHEN YOU UNDERSTAND

HOW GREAT HE IS, HOW

POWERFUL HE IS, THEN YOU

UNDERSTAND THAT HE CAN DO

ANYTHING.

NOW UNDERSTAND THAT JESUS

HAS ALREADY DONE IT.

SO OFTEN WE GET INTO THESE

BARGAIN PRAYERS, YOU KNOW,

GOD, IF YOU DO THIS FOR

ME, I'LL DO THIS.

YOU DON'T NEED TO BARGAIN

WITH HIM.

THE BARGAIN IS ALREADY

MADE.

AND IT IS MADE IN HIS

BLOOD, FOR BY HIS STRIPS

WE WERE HEALED.

NOW, THE KEY TO MIRACLES

IS UNDERSTANDING THAT.

NUMBER ONE -- YOU FIND

THIS IN MAKERS, CHAPTER

11.

NUMBER ONE, REALIZE GOD

CREATED THE UNIVERSE WITH

A WORD.

AND, TWO, WHEN YOU PRAY

BELIEVE THAT YOU HAVE

ALREADY RECEIVED.

THE BARGAIN HAS ALREADY

BEEN MADE FOR YOU.

FOR YOU.

SO TERRY AND I ARE GOING

TO PRAY.

ALL WE'RE LOOKING FOR, ALL

GOD IS LOOKING FOR, IS FOR

YOU TO BELIEVE.

AND THEN RECEIVE.

JUST BE LIKE A LITTLE

CHILD.

IF DADDY SAYS IT, IT HAS

GOT TO BE TRUE.

IT HAS GOT TO BE TRUE FOR

ME.

SO WE'RE GOING TO PRAY.

IN AN ACT OF FAITH, LAY

YOUR HAND ON THAT AREA OF

THE BODY THAT NEEDS

HEALING, AND TERRY AND I

WILL AGREE, AND YOU AGREE

WITH US, AND THE BIBLE

SAYS WHEN TWO OR MORE

AGREE, TOUCHING ANYTHING,

IT SHALL BE DONE.

SO WE'RE GOING TO TOUCH.

WE'RE GOING TO LAY HANDS

ON THAT AREA, AND WE'RE

GOING TO AGREE, AND GOD IS

GOING TO DO THE REST.

LET'S PRAY.

LORD, WE LIFT UP THE NEEDS

AND WE COME BOLDLY TO THE

THRONE OF GRACE.

NOT IN ANY OF OUR OWN

RIGHTEOUSNESS, BUT IN THE

RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD IN

CHRIST.

YOU MAKE US RIGHTEOUS.

YOU MAKE US WORTHY.

YOUR UNMERITED FAVOR, YOUR

GRACE ALLOWS US TO COME.

SO WE COME BOLDLY IN YOUR

GRACE, LAYING HANDS ON

THAT AREA OF THE BODY THAT

NEEDS HEALING, AND WE COME

INTO AGREEMENT NOW.

AND WE ANNOUNCE OVER IT,

AND WE SAY IT OUT LOUD, BE

HEALED AND BE MADE WHOLE

IN THE NAME OF JESUS.

NO MORE PAIN.

NO MORE SUFFERING.

NO MORE DISEASE.

BE GONE NOW.

AND BE EVERY BIT WHOLE.

THERE IS SOMEONE, YOU'RE

LAYING YOUR RIGHT HAND ON

THE BACK OF YOUR NECK.

YOU HAD A SEVERE INJURY TO

THE RIGHT SIDE.

IT IS VERY DIFFICULT FOR

YOU TO TURN YOUR NECK.

YOU HAVE RECURRING

HEADACHES FROM IT,

RECURRING PAIN SHOOTING

INTO YOUR RIGHT SHOULDER,

AND GOD HAS HEALED YOU.

HE HAS SET YOU FREE FROM

THAT.

BEGIN TO MOVE YOUR NECK,

DO WHAT YOU COULDN'T DO

BEFORE.

MOVE YOUR NECK AND

SHOULDER ALL THE WAY

AROUND AND REALIZE THERE

IS NO MORE PAIN.

YOU'VE BEEN SET FREE.

THERE IS SOMEONE ELSE,

YOU'VE HAD A FRACTURED

KNEECAP IN YOUR LEFT KNEE.

VERY PAINFUL.

VERY SWOLLEN RIGHT NOW.

YOU'VE GOT YOUR LEFT-HAND LEFT HAND

ON IT.

GOD IS TOUCHING THAT RIGHT

NOW.

WHAT THE DOCTORS SAY CAN

NEVER HAPPEN CAN HAPPEN

WITH GOD ALMIGHTY.

HE CAN HEAL CARTILAGE.

HE CAN BRING IT BACK

TOGETHER.

HE CAN KNIT THINGS AND

RECREATE THINGS NOW.

IN JESUS' NAME.

Terry: THERE IS

SOMEONE ELSE, YOU'VE BEEN

DIAGNOSED WITH SOMETHING

CALLED REY'S SYNDROME -- I

DON'T KNOW WHAT THAT IS,

BUT GOD IS HEALING YOU

FROM IT.

AND THERE IS SOMEONE ELSE

WITH FOOT DAMAGE.

IT CAUSED YOUR FOOT TO

TURN IN.

GOD IS CREATING A MIRACLE

ON YOUR FOOT, AND YOU'LL

FEEL WARMTH COMING INTO

IT, AND IT IS HEALED.

Gordon: LORD, WE

THANK YOU, FOR YOU ARE THE

HEALER.

WE THANK YOU FOR THE

SACRIFICE THAT YOU MADE,

FOR THE BARGAIN AND THE

COVENANT YOU MADE WITH US.

WE THANK YOU FOR IT IN

JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

Terry: AMEN.

JONATHAN Gordon: AND AMEN.

IF YOU'VE BEEN TOUCHED BY

GOD, WE WANT TO SHARE YOUR

GOOD WORD AND TELL THE

WORLD.

SO IF YOU'VE BEEN HEALED,

GIVE US A CALL.

1-800-759-0700.

IF YOU NEED PRAYER -- WE

BELIEVE IN PREVAILING

PRAYER, THE KNOCKING ON

THE DOOR UNTIL YOU GET AN

ANSWER PRAYER.

IF YOU NEED PRAYER, IT IS

OUR HONOR AND PRIVILEGE TO

PRAY FOR YOU.

1-800-759-0700.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, STILL

AHEAD, JASON BROWN WAS THE

HIGHEST PAID CENTER IN NFL

HISTORY.

IT'S ALL ABOUT WINNING

A CHAMPIONSHIP.

IT'S ALL ABOUT RECEIVING

THAT GLORY, TO GET TO THE

SUPER BOWL.

Terry: SO WHY DID HE

GIVE UP FOOTBALL TO START

A FARM?

FIND OUT.

THAT'S LATER ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB."

WELCOME BACK TO "THE

700 CLUB."

A HOUSE COMMITTEE

INVESTIGATING THE BENGHAZI

ATTACKS IS QUESTIONING

ANOTHER MEMBER OF HILLARY

CLINTON'S INNER CIRCLE

TODAY.

THURSDAY CLINTON'S FORMER

CHIEF-OF-STAFF, CHERYL

MILLS, TESTIFIED FOR NINE

AND A HALF HOURS IN A

CLOSED-DOOR HEARING.

SHE WAS ASKED ABOUT HER

ROLE IN PREPARING THE

INFAMOUS WHITE HOUSE

TALKING POINTS THAT

INITIALLY BLAMED THE

ATTACKS ON AN INTERNET

VIDEO.

THE COMMITTEE ALSO ASKED

HER ABOUT THE PRIVATE

E-MAIL SERVER HILLARY

CLINTON USED FROM HER HOME

WHILE SECRETARY OF STATE.

CONTROVERSY OVER THE

SECURITY OF THE SERVER

INTENSIFIED THIS WEEK WHEN

THE STATE EMPLOYEE WHO SET

UP THE SERVER REFUSED TO

TESTIFY.

JAKE SULLIVAN, A TOP AIDE

TO CLINTON IS TESTIFYING

TODAY.

> "OPERATION BLESSING"

IS HELPING CHILDREN IN

PERU PURSUE AN EDUCATION.

12-YEAR-OLD BRIDGET USED

TO DESCRIBE HER SCHOOL AS

SAD.

THE LIGHT SYSTEM DIDN'T

WORK WELL, AND THE WINDOWS

HAD NO GLASS AND THE FLOOR

WAS JUST DIRT.

THE KIDS ALSO DIDN'T HAVE

BOOKS OR TEXTBOOKS.

"OPERATION BLESSING"

RENOVATED THE CLASSROOMS

AND PROVIDED TEXTBOOKS AND

SUPPLIES.

STAFF ALSO LEARNED THAT

BRIDGET LIVED FAR AND

FACED A DIFFICULT TREK TO

SCHOOL EVERY DAY.

TO HELP HER STAY IN SCHOOL

AND PURSUE HER DREAM OF

BECOMING AN ACCOUNTANT,

"OPERATION BLESSING" GAVE

HER A BRAND NEW BICYCLE.

AND YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE

ABOUT "OPERATION BLESSING"

BY GOING TO THEIR WEBSITE

AT ob.org.

GORDON AND TERRY ARE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700

CLUB" RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Gordon: CHILDREN ALL

OVER THE WORLD ARE

LEARNING THE STORIES OF

THE BIBLE THROUGH CBN'S

ANIMATED PROGRAM

"SUPERBOOK."

IN INDONESIA, ONE LITTLE

GIRL IS USING THE CARTOON

TO START A BIBLE STUDY FOR

HER FRIENDS.

Reporter: 8-YEAR-OLD

JADE FELL IN LOVE WITH

CBN'S "SUPERBOOK" THE VERY

FIRST TIME SHE SAW IT.

SHE EVEN ASKED HER DAD TO

BUY SOME EPISODES.

AND WE ENDED UP BUYING

THREE "SUPERBOOK"S.

DAVID AND GOLIATH,

CREATION, AND LET MY

PEOPLE GO.

Reporter: JADE SHARED

THE NEW EPISODES WITH HER

COUSINS AND AFTERWARD HAD

AN IDEA.

I ASKED MY MOM AND DAD

IF WE COULD START A BIBLE

STUDY WITH "SUPERBOOK,"

WITH MY FRIENDS.

I THOUGHT, WOW, MAYBE

GOD IS WANTING TO DO

SOMETHING THROUGH HER.

Reporter: FRANK GAVE

HIS DAUGHTER ONLY ONE

CONDITION FOR STARTING THE

GROUP.

THAT IF SHE WAS GOING

TO START A GROUP, THEN SHE

WASN'T ALLOWED TO GET KIDS

FROM CHURCH.

IT HAD TO BE KIDS FROM HER

SCHOOL OR THE COMMUNITY.

Reporter: JADE

INVITED SOME KIDS FROM HER

SCHOOL IN INDONESIA, AND

WITH HELP FROM HER MOM GOT

EVERYTHING READY.

SIX GIRLS CAME TO THE

FIRST MEETING.

MOST OF THEM DON'T KNOW

JESUS.

AND THEY ARE MOSTLY ISLAM,

BUDDHA, AND HINDU.

Reporter: WORD BEGAN

TO SPREAD AT SCHOOL.

SOON A TOTAL OF 17 GIRLS

STARTED TO COME TO WATCH

MORE NEW EPISODES OF

"SUPERBOOK."

WE WATCHED "DANIEL IN

THE LION'S DEN," AND I

ASKED THEM HOW COULD HE

HAVE LIFE IN THE LION'S

DEAD, AND THEY ANSWERED

BECAUSE HE HAS JESUS.

AND I ASKED THEM IF THEY

WANT TO HAVE JESUS, AND

THEY SAID YES.

SO WE PRAYED AND THEN THEY

RECEIVED JESUS.

Reporter: JADE'S MOM

RECORDED THESE IMAGES ON

HER PHONE AS MANY OF THE

GIRLS PRAYED TO BECOME

CHRISTIANS DURING THE

MEETINGS.

MANY OF THE KIDS COME

TO JADE'S CELL GROUP WHO

HAVE NOW GIVEN THEIR LIFE

TO JESUS, AND THEY'RE

BEGINNING TO READ THEIR

BIBLES AND GETTING CLOSER

TO GOD.

"SUPERBOOK" HAS GOT TO BE

ONE OF THE GREATEST TOOLS

THAT HAS EVER BEEN

PROVIDED TO CHILDREN'S

MINISTRY FOR THE BODY OF

CHRIST.

FOR THE FIRST TIME OUR

CHILDREN HAVE A TOOL IN

THEIR HANDS THAT THEY CAN

USE TO AFFECTIVELY REACH

OTHER CHILDREN.

WHAT WE REALIZED THROUGH

JADE, EVEN AN 8-YEAR-OLD

IS ABLE TO START A GROUP

AND ALLOW GOD TO WORK

THROUGH HER.

GOD CAN USE ANYBODY WHO IS

WILLING TO BE A VESSEL FOR

HIM.

Gordon: I LOVE THAT

STORY.

AMAZING WHAT HAPPENS WHEN

CHILDREN GET THE GOSPEL.

AND THEN REALIZE THEY CAN

SHARE IT WITH OTHERS.

IF YOU'RE NOT FAMILIAR

WITH THE RESEARCH, THERE

IS SOMETHING CALLED THE

4-14 WINDOW, AND IT'S

BASED ON AGE.

WE'VE ALL HEARD THE 1040

WINDOW.

MOST PEOPLE COME TO THE

SAVING KNOWLEDGE OF JESUS

BY THE AGE OF 14.

THAT'S ABOUT 70% OF ALL

CHRISTIANS WORLDWIDE.

SO IF WE CAN GET THE

GOSPEL, IF WE CAN GET THE

STORIES OF THE BIBLE TO

THE CHILDREN OF THE WORLD,

WE CAN HIT THAT 10-40

WINDOW.

HOW?

BY JOINING THE "SUPERBOOK"

D.V.D. CLUB.

IT IS JUST $25.

AND EVERY TIME WE ISSUE A

NEW EPISODE OF

"SUPERBOOK," YOU'LL GET

THREE COPIES.

SO YOU CAN HAVE ONE FOR

YOUR FAMILY AND THEN SHARE

IT WITH YOUR LOVED ONES,

SHARE IT WITH YOUR CHURCH,

AND SHARE IT WITH YOUR

NEIGHBORS.

WE WANT TO GET THE STORIES

OF THE BIBLE OUT RIGHT

HERE AT HOME AS WELL.

IF YOU WANT TO JOIN, CALL

US NOW: 1-800-759-0700.

WHEN YOU CALL RIGHT NOW,

WE'VE GOT A SPECIAL END OF

SUMMER OFFER FOR YOU,

WHERE YOU'LL NOT JUST GET

THREE D.V.D.s, YOU'LL

GET SIX.

"LET ME PEOPLE GO," THE

STORY OF JONAH AND THE

STORY OF NOAH AND THE ARK,

IF YOU'D LIKE THAT.

SO CALL US:

1-800-759-0700.

TERRY?

Terry: UP NEXT, THE

NFL PLAYER WHO GOT A

RADICAL GAME PLAN FROM

GOD.

GOD TOLD ME, I WANT YOU

TO BE A FARMER.

I WANT YOU TO FEED MY

PEOPLE.

TRULY FEEDING GOD'S

PEOPLE.

Terry: WATCH JASON

BROWN MOVE FROM THE

FOOTBALL FIELD TO THE

POTATO FIELD, WHEN WE COME

BACK.

Terry: IN 2009, JASON

BROWN WAS LIVING THIS

DREAM AS THE HIGHEST PAID

CENTER IN NFL HISTORY.

THEN HE WAS BLINDSIDED

WHEN THE RAMS LET HIM GO.

IT WAS A WAKEUP CALL FOR

JASON THAT FINALLY LED HIM

FROM THE FOOTBALL FIELD TO

A SWEET POTATO FARM.

I DIDN'T KNOW A THING

ABOUT FARMING.

I STILL DON'T KNOW VERY

MUCH ABOUT FARMING.

Reporter: BECOMING A

FARMER WASN'T EXACTLY

JASON BROWN'S FIRST CAREER

CHOICE.

IN FACT, IT WASN'T TOO

LONG AGO HE WAS LIVING HIS

DREAM, PLAYING FOOTBALL IN

THE NFL.

AFTER AN OUTSTANDING

CAREER AT THE UNIVERSITY

OF NORTH CAROLINA, JASON

WAS DRAFTED BY THE

BALTIMORE RAVENS IN 2005.

HE WORKED LONG AND HARD TO

BECOME ONE OF THE BEST.

IT'S ALL ABOUT WINNING

THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

IT'S ALL ABOUT RECEIVING

THAT GLORY OF ATTEMPTING

TO GET TO A SUPER BOWL.

Reporter: THE HARD

WORK PAID OFF.

IN 2009, JASON BECAME THE

HIGHEST PAID CENTER IN NFL

HISTORY WHEN HE SIGNED

WITH THE ST. LOUIS RAMS.

NOW HE HAD THE LIFE HE

ALWAYS IMAGINED.

BUT WHILE JASON WAS BUSY

CHASING HIS DREAM, HE

DIDN'T NOTICE IT WAS

AFFECTING HIS FAMILY AND

HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.

ON THE AVERAGE

PERSPECTIVE, WE WERE A

PERFECT FAMILY.

THE FINANCIAL SECURITY WE

HAD AT THAT TIME, IT WAS

SOMETHING THAT WOULD BE

DESIRED BY PRETTY MUCH

ANYONE.

BUT YET SPIRITUALLY WE

WERE DYING INSIDE.

Reporter: WITH ONLY

TWO GAMES LEFT IN HIS

THIRD SEASON WITH THE

RAMS, JASON WALKED INTO A

MEETING THAT CHANGED

EVERYTHING.

MY COACH CALLED ME INTO

HIS OFFICE AND SAID, YOU

KNOW WHAT?

WE'RE GOING TO BENCH YOU.

AND, WOW, IT WAS SUCH A

HUMBLING SITUATION, WHERE

IT COMPLETELY BLINDSIDED

ME.

Reporter: JASON WAS

GIVEN NO EXPLANATION.

AND AT THE END OF THE

SEASON, HE WAS LET GO.

HE READ THE BIBLE, FASTED,

AND PRAYED, LOOKING TO GOD

FOR ANSWERS.

WHAT THE HOLY SPIRIT

WAS SPEAKING TO ME WAS,

YOU KNOW, JASON, YOU

REALLY GOT IT ALL WRONG.

REALLY FAITH AND FAMILY IS

SUPPOSED TO BE THE

FOUNDATION OF YOUR LIFE,

OF YOUR CAREER.

BUT YET I HAD PLACED

FOOTBALL UP ON A PEDESTAL.

THE ENTITLEMENTS, THE

NOTORIETY, THE FAME.

Reporter: FOR THE

FIRST TIME IN HIS LIFE,

JASON QUESTIONED WHETHER

THIS FUTURE WAS PLAYING

FOOTBALL.

FOR ME, IF I WERE TO

CHOOSE TO CONTINUE TO PLAY

FOOTBALL, IT WOULD HAVE TO

BE WITHIN GOD'S PLAN AND

FOR THERE TO BE A LIFE OF

PURPOSE.

BECAUSE, YOU KNOW, FROM

THAT POINT FORWARD, EVERY

DECISION THAT I MADE WAS

GOING TO INVOLVE GOD, AND

IT WAS GOING TO BE BASED

ON A FAITH AND FAMILY

FOREMOST.

Reporter: LATER, IN A

MEETING WITH THE CAROLINA

PANTHERS, JASON SAYS GOD

MADE THAT DECISION CLEAR.

THEY MADE HIM AN OFFER

THAT WAS HARD TO REFUSE,

BUT HE DID AND WALKED AWAY

FROM THE GAME HE LOVED.

MY PARENTS, THEY WERE

THE ONES WHO PICKED ME UP

FROM THE CAROLINA

PANTHERS' FACILITIES, AND

THEY LOOKED AT ME, AND

SAID, ALL RIGHT, ARE YOU

GOING TO BE A PANTHER?

AND I SAID, NO, MOM, NO,

DAD, I'M NOT GOING TO BE A

PANTHER.

I SAID, YOU'LL JUST HAVE

TO TRUST ME ON THIS ONE

BECAUSE I'M TRUSTING GOD.

THEN COMES, WELL, WHAT ARE

YOU GOING TO DO, JASON?

AND TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH,

GOD HADN'T REVEALED THAT

TO ME AND MY WIFE YET.

I JUST KNEW IT WASN'T

GOING TO BE FOOTBALL ANY

LONGER.

Reporter: HE FOUND

OUT AFTER HE MOVED HIS

FAMILY TO NORTH CAROLINA.

GOD TOLD ME, I WANT YOU

TO BE A FARMER.

Reporter: SO JASON

BOUGHT A FARM.

HE SAYS GOD ALSO SHOWED

HIM THE PURPOSE OF HIS

FARM WASN'T TO SELL FOOD,

BUT TO GIVE IT AWAY.

I WANT YOU TO FEED MY

PEOPLE.

TRULY FEEDING GOD'S

PEOPLE.

AND THAT'S THE PUREST WAY

OF SHARING CHRIST'S LOVE.

Reporter: JASON

STARTED DOING RESEARCH AND

GETTING ADVICE FROM LOCAL

FARMERS.

TWO YEARS LATER, HE HAD

HIS FIRST HARVEST.

IT WAS FAR BEYOND HIS

EXPECTATIONS.

IT WAS SIMPLY THE SEED

OF FAITH, YOU KNOW, THE

SMALL SEED OF ME BEING

OBEDIENT AND ACTUALLY

STARTING THE PROS.

ANPROCESS.

AND THEN GOD DID

EVERYTHING ELSE.

I COULD TAKE VERY LITTLE,

TO ALMOST NO CREDIT, FOR

THIS WONDERFUL AND

ABUNDANT HARVEST. ALL

GLORY GOES TO GOD.

Reporter: THAT YEAR

JASON DONATED OVER 120,000

POUNDS OF FOOD TO LOCAL

FOOD BANKS.

HE KNOWS WHATEVER HE DOES,

HE CAN TRUST GOD IN

EVERYTHING.

I HAVE NO FEARS OF WHAT

THIS NEXT YEAR WILL BRING.

I HAVE NO FEARS OF WHAT

THE REST OF MY LIFE WILL

BRING.

AS LONG AS I'M DOING MY

PART, HE'S GOING TO DO THE

REST.

Terry: THIS STORY IS

LIKE A PICTURE OF THE

SCRIPTURE, "TRUST GOD AND

LEAN NOT UNTO YOUR OWN

UNDERSTANDING."

THAT IS FAITH IS A NUGGET,

ISN'T IT.

Gordon: WOULD YOU

GIVE UP AN NFL CAREER TO

GO FARMING?

Terry: I GUESS IF I

HEARD FROM GOD, LIKE HE

DID.

IT IS NOT JUST YOUR OWN

FEELINGS.

IT IS ALL OF THE

EXPECTATIONS OF FAMILY AND

FRIENDS --

Gordon: AND COACHES

AND EVERYTHING ELSE.

Terry: AND WHAT ARE

YOU GOING TO DO FOR A

LIVING?

Gordon: HOW ARE YOU

GOING TO PAY THE BILLS.

Terry: HE NEVER

FARMED BEFORE.

GO, JASON.

YOU ARE AMAZING.

Gordon: HAVING DONE

SOME CRAZY STUFF IN MY

DAY, ALL BASED ON I HEARD

FROM GOD -- REALIZE THAT

ABRAHAM -- ALL HE DID WAS

SAY AMEN.

HE AMENED GOD.

AND GOD ACCOUNTED IT FOR

RIGHTEOUSNESS AND BLESSED

HIM.

OBEY THE VOICE OF THE

LORD.

I COUNSEL GET TWO OR THREE

WITNESSES.

MAKE SURE THAT YOU KNOW

THAT YOU KNOW THAT YOU

KNOW.

BUT WHEN YOU DO THAT, LAY

ASIDE ALL OF YOUR DOUBTS

AND REALIZE THAT GOD WANTS

TO TAKE YOU ON A GREAT

ADVENTURE.

Terry: THERE SEEMS TO

BE A CERTAIN PEACE THAT

COMES WHEN YOU KNOW THAT

YOU KNOW THAT YOU KNOW.

Gordon: DID YOU HAVE

PEACE WHEN GOD TOLD YOU TO

ADOPT?

Terry: YES, I DID.

Gordon: ALL THE WAY

THROUGH, EVEN WHEN IT

LOOKED LIKE YOU WERE ON A

CRAZY PATH?

Terry: EVEN TODAY.

I CAN SAY YES.

Gordon: THE PEACE

THAT SURPASSES ALL

UNDERSTANDING.

Terry: YES.

YOU KNOW.

Gordon: I WILL

CONFESS, THERE ARE MOMENTS

WHEN YOU'RE IN IT THAT YOU

GO, OH, NO, DID I REALLY

HEAR?

Terry: THAT'S WHEN IT

IS GOOD TO HAVE THE

CONFIRMATION OF THOSE

FRIENDS.

BECAUSE YOU CAN GO BACK

AND SAY, YOU HEARD IT,

TOO?

Gordon: AND IT'S GOOD

TO HAVE FRIENDS THAT SAY,

YOU'LL MAKE IT THROUGH.

> COMING UP, WE'RE GOING

TO "BRING IT ON" WITH YOUR

E-MAIL QUESTIONS WHEN WE

COME BACK.

Terry: MANY OF YOU

SENT IN SOME FASCINATING

QUESTIONS, AND WE'D LIKE

TO TAKE A FEW MINUTES TO

ANSWER THEM.

THIS FIRST ONE IS FROM

ELIZABETH WHO SAYS,

"GORDON, IF THE LAND OF

ISRAEL BELONGS TO THE

JEWS, WHY ARE PEOPLE OF

JEWISH FAITH NOT WELCOME

THERE.

WHAT HAPPENED?"

Gordon: THEY ARE

WELCOME THERE.

THERE IS A WHOLE PROGRAM

DESIGNED TO SUPPORT ALIAH,

TO SUPPORT JEWS FROM ALL

OVER THE WORLD.

ONE GROUP CAME IN FROM

MUMBAI, AND ANOTHER GROUP

CAME IN FROM AFGHANISTAN

AND ETHIOPIA.

WITHIN THE JEWISH

COMMUNITY, ARE THERE

DIVISIONS?

YES.

IT DEPENDS, ARE YOU

ORTHODOX, ULTRA ORTHODOX,

REFORMED, OSINCOSI, IF I'M

PRONOUNCING THAT RIGHT.

THERE ARE A LOT OF

DIFFERENT FACTIONS, SO YOU

HEAR OF CONFLICT BETWEEN

THOSE FACTIONS.

BUT FROM A GOVERNMENT

STANDPOINT, A STATE OF

ISRAEL STANDPOINT, ALL ARE

WELCOME AND ALL ARE

ENCOURAGED TO COME BACK TO

THE LAND OF ISRAEL.

Terry: IT IS

CONSIDERED PART OF

PROPHECY COMING TO PASS.

THIS IS MINA WHO SAYS, "I

KEEP HEARING ABOUT A NEW

TYPE OF PRAYER CALLED SOZO

PRAYER.

IS IT BIBLICAL?

I HEAR THERE IS A NEED OF

INSTRUCTORS TO TEACH ON

HOW TO PROCEED WITH THIS

SPECIFIC PRAYER.

PLEASE EXPLAIN."

Gordon: MINA, IT IS

NOT A SPECIFIC PRAYER.

HISTORICALLY IN THE

CHURCH, THERE IS NO SUCH

THING AS THE SOZO PRAYER.

IT IS A GREEK WORD THAT

MEANS SALVATION.

AND IT CAN BE TRANSLATED

SHALOM, THAT TOTAL PEACE

AND UNDERSTANDING THAT

YOU'RE RIGHT WITH GOD.

THERE IS A GROUP OUT OF

REDDING, MT. BETHEL

CHURCH, LED BY A GOOD

FRIEND OF MINE, BILL

JOHNSON, AND WHAT THEY'RE

TRYING TO DO IS IDENTIFY

THINGS WITHIN YOUR PAST

AND THEN HAVE A GROUP PRAY

OVER THAT AND PRAY

SPIRITUALLY OVER THAT.

AND SO THAT'S WHAT IT

MEANS BY SOZO PRAYER.

IT IS NOT LIKE THE JESUS

PRAYER, WHERE IT IS A

WRITTEN DOWN PRAYER AND

YOU PRAY THIS.

IT IS ALL BY A GROUP

SPECIFIC TO BETHEL CHURCH.

Terry: KAYLA SAYS, "I

WAS TOLD A YEAR AGO BY A

MINISTER THAT SOME OF MY

DREAMS ARE A MESSAGE FROM

GOD.

WHEN I WAS SIX, I HAD A

DREAM THAT GOD AND JESUS

WERE IN THE SKY AND IT WAS

RED AND PEOPLE WERE

FLOATING IN THE AIR.

I CAN'T REMEMBER WHAT GOD

SAID.

I PRAY TO KNOW MORE.

WHAT SHOULD I DO?"

Gordon: YOU SHOULD

READ THE BIBLE, KAYLA.

WHATEVER EXPERIENCE YOU

HAVE, REALIZE THE CANON.

LET THE RULE OF THE BIBLE

JUDGE WHATEVER DREAM,

WHATEVER SPIRITUAL

EXPERIENCE YOU HAVE.

SO IF YOU CAN FIND IT IN

THE BIBLE, THEN HOLD FAST

TO IT.

SO ASK GOD TO REVEAL TO

YOU WHEN ARE THE SAINTS

CAUGHT UP IN THE AIR WITH

JESUS, AND WHAT'S THE

MEANING OF MY DREAM?

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM LUKE: "LOVE

YOUR ENEMIES, DO GOOD,

HOPING FOR NOTHING IN

RETURN, AND YOUR REWARD

WILL BE GREAT AND YOU'LL

BE THE SONS OF THE MOST

HIGHHIGH."

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