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CBN NewsWatch: April 20, 2016

On CBN Newswatch, April 20: Major wins for Trump, Clinton: 'We don't have much of a race anymore!'; Largest US health insurer pulls away from Obamacare; Utah declares pornography an urgent public health crisis; and more. Read Transcript


Efrem: TODAY ON

"NEWSWATCH," CLINTON AND

TRUMP COME OUT ON TOP.

WE'LL BREAK DOWN WHAT'S

AHEAD AS THE RACE FOR THE

WHITE HOUSE CONTINUES.

PLUS, SEARCHING FOR

SURVIVORS.

RERESCUE WORKERS IN ECUADOR

ARE STILL LOOKING FOR

SIGNS OF LIFE.

SEE HOW CBN IS PROVIDING

DISASTER RELIEF.

> AND CHANGING POLICY,

SEE WHAT A NEW RULE MEANS

FOR TRANSGENDER PEOPLE AND

WHICH BATHROOM THEY CAN

USE.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

JOINING US FOR CBN

"NEWSWATCH."

I'M EFREM GRAHAM.

NEW YORK PRIMARIES

DELIVERED RESOUNDING

VICTORIES FOR DONALD TRUMP

AND HILLARY CLINTON.

THE WINS FOR THE

DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN

FRONT-RUNNERS ARE A SIGN

THEY COULD BE ABLE TO

CLINCH THEIR PARTY'S

NOMINATIONS.

BUT THEIR OPPONENTS ARE

VOWING TO STAY IN THE

RACE.

GEORGE THOMAS HAS MORE.

George: NEW YORK

DELIVERED DONALD TRUMP HIS

MOST DECISIVE VICTORY THIS

ELECTION CAMPAIGN.

WE DON'T HAVE MUCH OF A

RACE ANYMORE, BASED ON

WHAT I'M SEEING ON

TELEVISION.

SENATOR CRUZ IS JUST ABOUT

MATHEMATICALLY ELIMINATED.

George: HE WON 60% OF

TUESDAY'S VOTE, THE

HIGHEST TOTAL HE HAS

GOTTEN IN ANY STATE.

MY FIRST TIME EVER

VOTING, AND I VOTED FOR

HIM BECAUSE HE IS A

BUSINESSMAN THAT WILL GET

A LOT OF THE JOBS BACK

INTO THIS COUNTRY.

George: TRUMP

CAPTURED 89 OF THE 95

REPUBLICAN DELEGATES.

THE LANDSLIDE SETS UP

TRUMP FOR LAST WEEK, WHEN

FIVE MORE STATES,

INCLUDING PENNSYLVANIA AND

MARYLAND HOLD THE

POSITION.

ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY,

65% TO 70% OF REPUBLICANS

RECOGNIZE THAT NOMINATED

DONALD TRUMP HANDS THE

ELECTION TO HILLARY

CLINTON.

George: THEY CLAIM

THAT TRUMP WON'T HAVE THE

1237 DELEGATES NEEDED.

AND KASICH WON 23%, AND

CRUZ 43% OF THE NEW YORK

VOTE ON TUESDAY.

AS IT STANDS TODAY, TRUMP

HAS 845 DELEGATES, AND

CRUZ 559, AND KASICH HAS

547.

OWE TRUMP HAS TO WIN THE

REST OF THE REPUBLICAN

PRIMARY VOTES TO WIN THE

ELECTION.

WHILE CRUZ HAS TO WIN 99%.

IN THE DEMOCRATIC RACE, IT

WAS A HUGE NIGHT FOR

HILLARY CLINTON.

TODAY -- TODAY YOU

PROVED ONCE AGAIN THERE IS

NO PLACE LIKE HOME.

[APPLAUSE]

George: MRS. CLINTON,

WHO REPRESENTED THE STATE

IN THE SENATE FOR EIGHT

YEARS, WON BY DOUBLE

DIGITS OVER VERMONT

SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS.

BUT SANDERS ISN'T GIVING

UP JUST YET.@N

IT LOOKS LIKE PENN

STATE IS READY FOR A

POLITICAL REVOLUTION.

George: HERE HE IS IN

STATE COLLEGE

PENNSYLVANIA, CAMPAIGNING

AHEAD OF OF APRIL 26th

CONTEST, BUT SANDERS IS

SIMPLY TOO FAR BEHIND

CLINTON, AND SHE IS ALL

BUT CERTAIN TO WIN THE

DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION.

AS FOR TRUMP, HE IS HOPING

TO WIN IN THE PRIMARIES AS

WELL, AND AVOID A

CONTESTED CONVENTION IN

CLEVELAND.

GEORGE THOMAS, CBN NEWS.

Efrem: THE LARGEST

U.S. HEALTH INSUROR IS

PULLING AWAY FROM ABOUT

CARE.

UNITED HEALTH HAS DECIDED

NOT TO BE IN THE EXCHANGE.

THAT LEAVES 700,000 PEOPLE

TO SEEK COVERAGE FROM

OTHER INSURANCE.

UNITED HEALTH OFFICIALS

SAY THE COMPANY WILL PULL

ITS PLANS FROM ARKANSAS,

GEORGIA, LOUISIANA,

MICHIGAN, AND OKLAHOMA IN

2017.

OTHER INSURERS MAY MOVE

INTO THOSE MARKET PLACES

TO REPLACE IT.

> A FEDERAL APPEALS

COURT HAS DELIVERED A BIG

WIN FOR TRANSGENDER

ACTIVISTS.

THE FOURTH CIRCUIT COURT

OF APPEALS IN RICHMOND

RULED A VIRGINIA SCHOOL

DISTRICT WAS WRONG TO

FORBID A TRANSGENDER

STUDENT FROM USING THE

BOYS' RESTROOM.

THE LAW REQUIRES STUDENTS

IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND

UNIVERSITIES TO USE

BATHROOMS CORRESPONDING TO

THE GENDER ON THEIR BIRTH

CERTIFICATES.

SCHOOL DISTRICTS ACROSS

THE COUNTRY ARE ALREADY

SCRAMBLING TO DEVELOP

POLICIES FOR TRANSGENDER

STUDENTS.

SCHOOLS ARE LEFT IN

THIS DIFFICULT SITUATION

OF SAYING, HOW CAN WE KNOW

IF THIS IS A STUDENT JUST

WANTING TO GAIN ACCESS TO

THE OPPOSITE SEX BATHROOM,

IF THEY BELIEVE THEY ARE

THTHAT GENDER.

IT IS SOMETHING THAT

SHOULD BE DEBUTED AT THE DEBATED AT THE

LOCAL AND STATE LEVEL.

Efrem: AND SCHOOLS

MUST NOW ALLOW STUDENTS TO

USE THE BATHROOM OR LOCKER

ROOM OF THEIR CHOICE OR

THE DISTRICTS WILL LOSE

THEIR FEDERAL FUNDING.

> UTAH GOVERNOR GARY

HERBERT HAS SIGNED A

RESOLUTION DECLARING

PORNOGRAPHY A PUBLIC

HEALTH CRISIS.

STATE LEGISLATURES AND

SUPPORTERS SAY PORN IS

MORE THAN A RELIGIOUS

ISSUE.

THEY SAID IT IS HIGHLY

ADDICTIVE, DAMAGES MENTAL

HEALTH, AND WARPS

CHILDREN'S MINDS.

RESEARCH SHOWS THERE ARE

LINKS BETWEEN PORNOGRAPHY

AND VIOLENCE AGAINST

WOMEN, INCREASED S.T.I.

RATES, AND DECREASED

SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION.

THE DECLARATION DOESN'T

BAN ANYTHING, BUT

RECOGNIZES CONCERNS AS

PORN BECOMES MORE

ACCESSIBLE ON SMARTPHONES

AND TABLETS.

> THREE OFFICIALS COULD

BE FACING CHARGES IN THE

FLINT WATER PROBLEM.

ONE FROM THE STATE

DEPARTMENT OF

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, AND

THE OTHER A WATER

TREATMENT PLANT

SUPERVISOR.

THE CHARGES COME AFTER THE

WIDESPREAD FLINT WATER

CONTAMINATION THAT

THREATENED THE HEALTH OF

LOCAL RESIDENTS.

> RECOVERY TEAMS IN

SOUTHERN JAPAN ARE STILL

FINDING BODIES BURIED

BENEATH THE RUBBLE FROM

THE EARTHQUAKES.

THE DEATH TOLL HAS REACHED

AT LEAST 48 PEOPLE.

THREE PEOPLE REMAIN

MISSING.

THE QUAKE CAUSED

LANDSLIDES, BLOCKING ROADS

FOR FARMERS.

MORE THAN 1,000 PEOPLE

WERE INJURED DURING THE

QUAKE, AND 200,000 PEOPLE

WERE EVACUATED TO

SHELTERS.

> ECUADOR WAS RATTLED

OVER NIGHT BY A BIG

TREMOR.

THE 6.1 MAGNITUDE JOLT WAS

THE STRONGEST AFTERSHOCK

SINCE THE EARTHQUAKE

KILLED 500 PEOPLE ON

SATURDAY.

CHUCK HOLTON IS ON THE

GROUND IN ECUADOR WHERE

RESCUERS ARE STILL

SEARCHING FOR VICTIMS.

Reporter: WITH THE

DEATH TOLL FROM THE

MASSIVE QUAKE CONTINUING

TO RISE, SEARCH AN SEARCH-AND-RESCUE

TEAMS ARE WORKING AROUND

THE CLOCK TO FIND ANY

REMAINING SURVIVORS.

BUT THERE IS A LOT OF

TERRITORY TO COVER.

EVERY TOWN AND VILLAGE UP

AND DOWN THE COAST OF EC

DAECUADOR WAS AFFECTED.

JUST WEEKS AGO I WAS IN

NORTHERN IRAQ VIEWING THE

AFTERMATH OF A CITY

DESTROYED BY ISIS.

THE SIMILARITIES ARE

STRIKING.

IN IRAQ, THIS DESTRUCTION

WAS CAUSED BY BOMBS AND

EXPLOSIVES.

HERE IN PORTOVIEJO, THE

DAMAGE WAS DONE BY THE

STRONGEST EARTHQUAKE IN

MORE THAN 60 YEARS.

RESIDENT PATRICIO AGREES.

THIS HERE IS LIKE A WAR

YOU SEE ON TELEVISION.

ALL OF THE BUILDINGS, MY

PLACE OF WORK, ALL

DESTROYED.

Reporter: AND HE IS

NOT SURE WHAT HE WILL DO

NEXT.

Through Translator: I

FEEL VERY UNCERTAIN ABOUT

WHAT WILL HAPPEN NEXT.

THIS WILL TAKE MONTHS TO

CLEAN UP, AND AFTER THAT,

WE WILL HAVE TO START

OVER.

WHO KNOWS WHAT COMES NEXT.

Reporter: WHAT IS

GOING ON BEHIND ME IS WHAT

THE RESCUERS HOPE NOT TO

FIND, AND, THAT IS, A

BODY.

THIS IS AN 11-YEAR-OLD

GIRL WHO WAS BURIED IN THE

RUBBLE.

NOW COMES THE DELICATE

PROCESS OF HAVING TO

REMOVE THE REMAINS.

WHAT MIGHT BE EVEN MORE

DIFFICULT TO HANDLE ARE

THOSE WITH LOVED ONES

STILL ALIVE, BUT TRAPPED

UNDER TONS OF RUBBLE.

THEY'RE GETTING A BUNCH OF

PEOPLE IN HERE BECAUSE

THEY JUST RECEIVED A PHONE

CALL FROM THIS BUILDING.

THERE IS A WOMAN'S HUSBAND

WHO IS TRAPPED IN THERE,

AND HE IS CALLING FOR

HELP.

[SPEAKING A FOREIGN

LANGUAGE]

Reporter: THERE ARE

SEARCH-AND-RESCUE TEAMS

FROM NINE COUNTRIES ACROSS

LATIN-AMERICA HERE

ALREADY, BUT WITH TIME

RUNNING OUT FOR THE

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE STILL

TRAPPED, MANY MORE ARE

NEEDED.

THIS WOMAN IS AFRAID BY

THE TIME THEY REACH HER

HUSBAND, IT WILL BE TOO

LATE.

ONE OF THE DANGERS FACING

THOSE STILL TRAPPED IS

DEHYDRATION, BUT THAT IS

AL NOW A HUGE PROBLEM

FOR THOSE WHO ESCAPED.

WATER STATIONS ACROSS THE

AREA ARE BEING

OVERWHELMED.

PEOPLE WAIT IN LINE FOR

HOURS FOR A SIMPLE BAG OF

FOOD OR A BOTTLE OF WATER.

CBN IS ON THE GROUND WITH

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TEAMS,

DOCTORS AND NURSES

TREATING THE INJURED, AND

AT THE SAME TIME,

MOBILIZING FOOD AND WATER

FOR DISTRIBUTION.

IN A COUPLE OF DAYS, CBN

WILL DELIVER WATER

PURIFYING DEVICES THAT

WILL CLEAN A THOUSAND

GALLONS OF WATER A DAY FOR

THE COMMUNITIES HARDEST

HIT BY THE EARTHQUAKE

HERE.

CHUCK HOLTON, CBN NEWS,

ECUADOR.

Efrem: JOSEPH BIDEN

HAS CRITICIZED BENJAMIN

NETANYAHU FOR JEOPARDIZING

PEACE EFFORTS IN THE

MIDDLE EAST.

HE SAID, QUOTE,"THE ONLY

SOLUTION TO END THE

CONFLICT IS A TWO-STATE

SOLUTION WITH

PALESTINIANS."

HE WARNED IF ISRAEL DOES

NOT CHANGE, IT THREATENS

ITS EXISTENCE AS A JEWISH

STATE.

BIDEN CONCLUDED BY SAYING

THE U.S. WILL ALWAYS BE A

CLOSE ALLY OF ISRAEL, BUT

THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION LIES

IN TWO STATES.

> HOW SHOULD CHRISTIANS

REACT TO ISIS.

SPEAKERS INCLUDED THE

PUBLISHERS OF POLICY AND

AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY.

THE TITLE OF THE SPEECH

WAS EVIL AND THE

COMPASSION OF ISIS.

THEY ARE HUMAN BEINGS,

AND THEY ARE LOVED BY GOD

AND CREATED BY HIM.

BUT AT THE SAME TIME,

WE'RE FEELING THAT THAT

SORT OF SYMPATHY, THAT

COMPASSION -- WE SHOULD BE

ABSOLUTELY AGAINST THE

EVIL THEY'RE DOING, JUST

LIKE WE SHOULD BE AGAINST

ANY EVIL DOERS.

GOD HATES EVIL, AND HE

CALLS US TO HATE EVIL AS

WELL.

WE SHOULD BE SUPPORTIVE OF

OUR STATE, OUR COUNTRY, AS

THAT COUNTRY SEEKS TO

DESTROY THAT EVIL, AND TO

PROTECT THOSE WHO ARE

SUFFERING UNDER THEIR

HANDS.

Efrem: ROBERT

NICKELSON BELIEVES THE

AMERICAN CHURCH SHOULD

SPEAK OUT IN CONSTRUCTIVE

AND THOUGHT PULL WAYSFUL WAYS, BUT

ALSO IN FORCEFUL WAYS, AND

SAYS AMERICA HAS SOME

RESPONSIBILITY TO

INTERVENE AND HELP THOSE

WHO ARE SUFFERING.

> STILL TO COME, TWO

BOYS WITH BARELY ANYTHING

TO EAT.

SEE HOW THEY WENT FROM

SICK AND HUNGRY TO FULL

AND HAPPY.

THE STORY, WHEN WE COME

Efrem: IMAGINE, ONLY

GETTING ONE SANDWICH A DAY

TO EAT.

THAT'S IS WHAT TWO

BROTHERS FROM HONDURAS

STRUGGLED WITH TO SURVIVE

UNTIL "OPERATION BLESSING"

GAVE THEIR SINGLE MOTHER A

HAND UP.

Reporter: THERE IS

ONLY ONE THING THAT

EDUARDO AND JIRE THINK

ABOUT AS THEY WALK TO

SCHOOL EACH MORNING: FOOD.

ONCE THERE THEY RECEIVE

THEIR FIRST AND SOMETIMES

ONLY MEAL OF THE DAY, A

SANDWICH PROVIDED BY THE

GOVERNMENT.

BUT SOME DAYS THE

GOVERNMENT FOOD DOESN'T

COME.

ON THE DAYS WHEN THERE

IS NO FOOD, MY STOMACH

HURTS AND I FEEL SICK.

Reporter: LEILA IS A

SINGLE MOTHER, RAISING HER

CHILDREN WITH HELP FROM

HER MOM.

EVER SINCE SHE WAS LAID

OFF FROM THE FACTORY,

LEILA SAYS THEY MISSED A

LOT OF MEALS.

SEVERAL TIMES SHE HAS HAD

TO BEG A NEIGHBOR TO HIRE

HER.

I TOLD HER I DID NOT

HAVE ANY FOOD TO GIVE TO

MY CHILDREN.

I ASKED HER TO LET ME WASH

CLOTHES AND CLEAN HER

HOUSE.

Reporter: LEILA'S

INCOME, ON AVERAGE, IS

ONLY ABOUT $50 A MONTH.

8-YEAR-OLD JIRE KNOWS HOW

TOUGH THINGS ARE, SO HE

DOESN'T MIND PITCHING IN

TO HELP.

I LIKE TO GO TO THE

HILLS TO PICK FIREWOOD

WITH MY GRANDMA.

Reporter: THEN ONE

YEAR JIRE'S OLDER BROTHER

WAS SO WEAK FROM NOT

EATING, HE FAINTED AT

SCHOOL.

EDUARDO PANICKED.

I THOUGHT HE WAS DYING.

I WAS SO SCARED, I STARTED

TO CRY.

Reporter: A SHORT

TIME LATER, "OPERATION

BLESSING" LEARNED THAT THE

FAMILY WAS STARVING AND

PROVIDED SOME HELP.

WE GAVE LEILA AND HER MOM

EVERYTHING NEEDED TO MAKE

TORTILLAS AND TO TAMALIS TO

SELL.

AFTER SCHOOL, THE BOYS

HELP THEIR MOM TO SELL

THEM ON THEIR NEW

BICYCLES, ANOTHER GIFT

FROM "OPERATION BLESSING."

EVERYBODY LOVES MOM'S

TORTILLAS, AND WE USUALLY

SELL ALL OF THEM.

Reporter: THE FAMILY

NOW EARNS $200 A MONTH,

SOMETIMES MORE.

AND JIRE HAS NEVER GONE TO

SCHOOL HUNGRY AGAIN.

THANKS, "OPERATION

BLESSING," FOR HELPING MY

MOM.

AND THANKS FOR MY NEW

BIKE.

Efrem: AND YOU CAN

LEARN MORE ABOUT

"OPERATION BLESSING" BY

GOING TO ITS WEBSITE AND

SEEING WHAT IT IS DOING

AROUND THE WORLD.

THE WEBSITE IS ob.org.

> UP NEXT...THERE IS A

NEW MUSCLE FAMILY IN TOWN,

AND THESE GUYS PLAY THEIR

OWN INSTRUMENTS.

MEET THE WILLIS FAMILY,

STARS OF THE T.L.C.

REALITY SHOW, COMING UP

NEXT.

Efrem: SO, HERE IS

THE RUN DOWN, JESS, JIRE,

JENNY, AND DON'T FORGET

JOY, JAGAR AND JADA.

DON'T WORRY, THEY'RE ALL

STARS OF THE T.L.C.'S THE

WILLIS FAMILY.

THE WILLIS FAMILY, ALL

14 OF THEM, ARE THE STARS

OF A NEW REALITY SHOW ON

T.L.C.

THE WILLISES HAVE A NEW

RECORD DEAL AND ARE

TOURING THE COUNTRY IN

THEIR NEW BUS.

IRONICALLY, THEIR FATHER

WAS HESITANT ABOUT DOING

THE SHOW.

I'VE BEEN IN TELEVISION

ABOUT TWO DECADES, AND

EVERYBODY WAS, LIKE, TOBY,

YOU NEED TO DO THIS.

AND I WAS, LIKE, NO WAY.

I DON'T WANT ANY PART OF

THAT.

BUT AS THE KIDS WENT ON

WITH THEIR MUSIC CAREER, I

WAS, LIKE, YOU KNOW WHAT?

IT'S JUST A BIGGER

AUDIENCE.

IT IS A WAY THAT PEOPLE

CAN FIND OUT ABOUT THEIR

MUSIC.

* EVERY TIME I TRY

Reporter: THE ROAD TO

STARDOM HAS HAD A FEW

POTHOLES, THOUGH.

IN 2004, SHORTLY AFTER

MOVING TO TENNESSEE, THE

WILLIS' HOUSE BURNED DOWN

AND ALL OF THEIR PERSONAL

BELONGINGS AND INSTRUMENTS

WERE DESTROYED.

*

PEOPLE WERE, LIKE, THAT

MUST HAVE BEEN SO HARD

LOSING ALL OF YOUR STUFF.

AND I WAS, LIKE, NO, NOT

REALLY, BECAUSE ALL OF MY

KIDS WERE IN THE CAR WITH

ME AT THE TIME.

IT WAS A MATTER OF

PERSPECTIVE.

Reporter: TOBY AND

BRENDA BEGAN NURTURING

THEIR CREATIVE STYLES.

JESS AND JER REALLY DID

HAVE NATURAL GIFTS.

IT CAME DOWN TO THE NEXT

TWO, AND IT WAS A LOT

HARDER FOR THEM.

THEY HAD TROUBLE WITH

PITCH AND TROUBLE WITH

KEEPING RHYTHM AND THINGS

LIKE THAT.

IT WORKE TURNED OUT THEY WORKED

TWICE AS HARD.

IT GOES TO SHOW YOU CAN

HAVE NATURAL TALENT OR A

HARD WORK ETHIC, AND YOU

CAN STILL GET TO THE SAME

PLACE.

NOT EVERYBODY HAS TO BE A

CHILD PRODIGY OR MUSICAL

GENIUS.

BUT IF THEY WANT TO

EAT, THEY'VE GOT TO GET

GOOD.

[LAUGHTER]

Reporter: AFTER

APPEARANCES ON "GOOD

MORNING AMERICA," AND

"AMERICA'S GOT TALENT,"

THEY WERE THRUST INTO THE

SPOTLIGHT ON NATIONAL TV.

THE WILLISES SAYING HAVE

12 SIBLINGS WILL KEEP YOU

HUMBLE.

WE ARE EACH OTHER'S

HARSHEST CRITICS.

AND IT SAVES US A LOT OF

GRIEF.

WHEN YOU HAVE YOUR

SISTER TO SAY, HEY, SUCK

IT UP, STOP BEING SUCH A

BABY ABOUT THIS.

GROW UP.

Reporter: IN 2015,

THE FIRST SEASON OF THE

WILLIS FAMILY AIRED ON

T.L.C.

ON SEASON ONE, JE JEREMIAH

WENT THROUGH A PERSONAL

BREAKUP THAT WAS

CHRONICLED ON TV.

A BREAKUP IS HARD,

WHETHER OR NOT IT IS ON

TV.

I KNOW WHAT I WANT NOW,

AND WHETHER OR NOT PEOPLE

ARE WATCHING, THAT'S WHAT

IS IMPORTANT TO ME.

PEOPLE SEE A LOT OF

PERSONAL THINGS IN YOUR

LIFE, RELATIONSHIPS,

WHETHER IT IS DEALING WITH

YOUR SIBLINGS OR

RELATIONSHIPS WITH A

SIGNIFICANT OTHER.

SOMETIMES IT IS HARD,

IF THIS CAMERA IS THERE

AND YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO BE

ALONE TAKING A WALK WITH

SOMEONE, AND THERE IS LIKE

A DRONE BEHIND YOU WITH

THREE CAMERA GUYS.

WHEN YOU HAVE CAMERAS

INVADE YOUR LIFE, YOU HAVE

A CHOICE: ARE YOU GOING TO

MAKE YOURSELF VULNERABLE

AND LET PEOPLE SEE THE

STRUGGLES, THE WEAKNESSES,

OR ARE YOU GOING TO TRY TO

PRESENT SOMETHING THAT IS

PERFECT AND BEAUTIFUL.

WE FOUND THAT THE MORE

PERFECT WE TRIED TO MAKE

THE SHOW, THE LESS PEOPLE

WERE INTERESTED BECAUSE

THEY WEREN'T IDENTIFYING

WITH OUR STRUGGLES.

WE'RE NORMAL PEOPLE.

AND WHEN YOU GO THROUGH

SOMETHING LIKE AN

ACCIDENT, AND YOUR FAITH

HOLD YOU UP AND YOU

STRUGGLE AND PEOPLE SEE

THAT, IT INSPIRES THEM.

Reporter: THE

WILLISES LEARNED TO PLAY A

VARIETY OF STYLES WHILE

HONING THEIR CRAFT, AND

THEY ALSO WRITE THEIR OWN

MATERIAL.

THE PROCESS FOR EACH

SING HASONG HAS BEEN DIFFERENT

EVERY SINGLE TIME AND

THAT'S WHAT I LOVE ABOUT

IT.

ALL OF OUR ALBUMS ARE 100%

ORIGINAL.

EVEN AT SHOWS.

WE JAM A LOT.

AND WE GREW UP LEARNING

IRISH MUSIC, LEARNS

HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF

TUNES.

*

PEOPLE HAVEN'T EVEN

HEARD HALF OF WHAT THE

KIDS CAN DO.

THEY HAVE RECORDINGS

ALREADY, EVERYTHING FROM

CLASSICAL, CHRISTIAN,

INSPIRATIONAL STUFF, AND

FLATOUT ROCK AND ROLL.

AND THE QUESTION IS:

WHAT MUSIC DO WE WANT TO

BE KNOWN FOR?

OUR OWN MUSIC OR SOMEONE

ELSE'S MUSIC?

Reporter:

HOME-SCHOOLING 12 KIDS IS

A CHALLENGE, BUT

ESPECIALLY WHEN ON TOUR.

WHERE THEIR MOM ALSO

SERVES AS THEIR MANAGER.

MATCHING THE CHAOS,

THAT'S IS THE DIFFICULT

THING ABOUT TRAVELLING AND

HAVING EVERYBODY ON THE

ROAD.

WE CALL IT MORNING DRILL,

WHERE YOU GET UP, MAKE

YOUR BED, YOU DO YOUR

LAUNDRY, WE HAVE

BREAKFAST.

ON THE ROAD, THAT ALL GETS

THROWN OUT THE WINDOW, AND

THE AMOUNT OF SPACE IS

RESTRICTED TO A BUS.

SO IT IS A NEVER-ENDING

JOB TO BE MORE ORGANIZED

AND SUFFICIENT TO SURVIVE

AND SURVIVE WELL.

Reporter: THE

WILLISES ATTEND A CHURCH

IN TENNESSEE, AND ALSO

HOLD WORSHIP SERVICES ON

THE ROAD.

THE MOST IMPORTANT THING

FOR THIS FAMILY IS HAVING

AN ETERNAL PERSPECTIVE AND

KEEPING THE WORD OF GOD AT

THE FOREFRONT OF ALL THEY

DO.

WE BELIEVE THIS LIFE

ISN'T ALL THERE IS.

GOD HAS GIVEN US A BIG

BOOK, 66 BOOKS, AND PART

OF THAT IS WHAT IS OUR

DESTINY?

TO UNDERSTAND WHERE WE

CAME FROM, WHERE ARE WE

GOING, WHY ARE WE HERE?

THE DEFINITION OF FAITH

ISN'T BELIEVING IN

SOMETHING CONTRARY TO

EVIDENCE OR WITHOUT

EVIDENCE.

THE BIBLICAL DEFINITION OF

FAITH IS BELIEVING IN

SOMETHING NOT SEEN, BUT

BASED ON GOOD EVIDENCE.

AND THE BIBLE IS FILLED

WITH THAT GOOD EVIDENCE.

Efrem: THE SEASON

FINALE OF THE WILLIS

FAMILY AIRED LAST NIGHT ON

T.L.C.

YOU CAN FIND EB SOLDIERS

YOEPISODES OFSHOWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

REACHING CHILDREN IN

GUATEMALA THROUGH A NEW

PROJECT

TO REACH CHILDREN

LIVING ON THE STREETS.

CBN AND GIZMO HELPED

CHILDREN IN SEVERAL PARTS

OF THE COUNTRY, BRINGING

HOPE AND THE MESSAGE OF

SALVATION TO MORE THAN

100,000 CHILDREN AND THEIR

PARENTS.

MORE THAN 250 CHILDREN

GAVE THEIR LIVES TO CHRIST

DURING THE EVENTS.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE

ABOUT LOGGING ON TO

cbn.com/international.

> IT IS NOW TIME FOR

YOUR WEDNESDAY WORD, AND

TODAY'S WORD IS "THROUGH."

PLEASE DON'T FORGET THIS,

ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU FINAL

YOURSELF GOING THROUGH A

DIFFICULT TIME IN YOUR

LIFE.

ARE YOU GOING THROUGH A

STORM, BUT THERE IS A

BLESSING ON THE OTHER SIDE

OF "THROUGH," SO PUSH

THROUGH TO THE OTHER SIDE.

THE SITUATION, THE STORM,

THE CIRCUMSTANCES ARE

NEVER MORE POWERFUL THAN

YOU ARE, AND THEY WON'T

TAKE YOU OUT.

YOU ARE COMING THROUGH IT.

WITH THAT WORD, MAKE THIS

IS A WONDERFUL WEDNESDAY.

THAT IS GOING TO DO IT

FOR THIS EDITION OF CBN

"NEWSWATCH."

YOU CAN FIND MORE OF OUR

EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE

ISSUES YOU CARE MOST ABOUT

AT cbn.com.

WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR WHAT

YOU THINK ABOUT THE

STORIES YOU'VE SEEN, AND

YOU CAN ALWAYS DO THAT ON

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AT

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HOPE YOU'LL JOIN US AGAIN

RIGHT HERE TOMORROW.

MAKE THIS A WONDERFUL

WEDNESDAY.

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