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The 700 Club - August 5, 2016

The homecoming queen what tried to be the kicker on the LSU football team, Mo Isom shares her story. Plus, a pole dancer tries to poison herself to escape the misery of a life in adult entertainment. Read Transcript


Gordon: COMING UP,

THE HOMECOMING QUEEN WHO

TRIED TO BE THE KICKER ON

THE L.S.U. FOOTBALL TEAM.

SHE SHARES HER STORY.

PLUS...A POLE DANCER

TRIES TO POISON HERSELF.

I DIDN'T HAVE A WAY

OUT.

Gordon: THE FAIRY

TALE THAT TOOK HER OFF THE

STAGE.

I FELT SO BAD.

Gordon: ON TODAY'S

"THE 700 CLUB."

*

Gordon: WELL, WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

DESPITE SOME MILITARY

LOSSES IN THE MIDDLE EAST,

ISIS IS DEVELOPING A

WORLDWIDE TERRORIST

NETWORK, AND NOW IT IS

ACTIVE IN AT LEAST 18

COUNTRIES.

Wendy: AND AS ISIS

GETS STRONGER, ONE TOP

INTELLIGENCE OFFICIAL IS

WARNING THAT THE UNITED

STATES AND THE WORLD ARE

NOW FACING MORE TERRORIST

THREATS THAN ANY TIME

SINCE 9/11.

GEORGE THOMAS HAS THE

STORY.

George: THE PRESIDENT

SAYS WHILE ISIS HAS BEEN

LOSING LAND IN IRAQ AND

SYRIA, THE GROUP IS

WORKING ON INSPIRING AND

LAUNCHING TERRORIST

ATTACKS AROUND THE WORLD.

President Obama: IN

FACT, THE DECLINE OF ISIL

IN SYRIA AND IRAQ APPEARS

TO BE CAUSING IT TO SHIFT

TO TACTICS THAT WE HAVE

SEEN BEFORE.

AND EVEN GREATER EMPHASIS

ON ENCOURAGING

HIGH-PROFILE TERRORIST

ATTACKS.

George: PART OF THAT

SHIFT IS TO TARGET EUROPE.

A FORMER ISIS FIGHTER NOW

IN PRISON TOLD THE "NEW

YORK TIMES" THAT THE

TERROR GROUP IS

INSTRUCTING EUROPEAN

JIHADIS NOT TO COME TO

SYRIA ANYMORE, BUT INSTEAD

TO STAY HOME AND LAUNCH

ATTACKS IN GERMANY,

BRITAIN, AND FRANCE.

President Obama:

THEIR MILITARY DEFEAT WILL

NOT BE ENOUGH.

AS LONG AS THEIR TWISTED

IDEOLOGY PERSISTS AND

DRIVES PEOPLE TO VIOLENCE,

GROUPS LIKE ISIL WILL KEEP

EMERGING.

George: IT APPEARS

ISIS ATTACKS ARE GETTING

DEADLIER, MORE

DESTRUCTIVE, AND MORE

FREQUENT.

A NEW REPORT FROM THE

HOUSE HOMELAND SECURITY

COMMITTEE FOUND THAT SINCE

2014, THERE HAVE BEEN 1600

PLUS CASUALTIES FROM

ISIS-RELATED ATTACKS

AGAINST THE WEST.

THE MAJORITY OF THEM

CARRIED OUT BY INDEPENDENT

FOLLOWERS.

President Obama: AS

WE HAVE SEEN, IT IS STILL

VERY DIFFICULT TO PREVENT

LONE ACTORS OR SMALL CELLS

OF TERRORISTS WHO ARE

DETERMINED TO KILL THE

INNOCENT AND WHO ARE

WILLING TO DIE.

George: ISIS CLAIMED

RESPONSIBILITY FOR A

NUMBER OF MASS KILLINGS

RECENTLY, INCLUDING THE

TRUCK ATTACK IN NICE,

FRANCE, THAT LEFT 84 DEAD,

AND THE NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING

IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA, THE

KILLED 49 PEOPLE.

THESE AND OTHER ATTACKS

SHOW THAT THEIR LONG-HELD

GOAL TO SPREAD BEYOND

SYRIA AND IRAQ IS BECOMING

A REALITY.

MORE THAN TWO YEARS AFTER

U.S. AND COALITION FORCES

STARTED MILITARY

OPERATIONS AGAINST ISIS,

THE THREAT FROM THE

RADICAL ISLAMIC GROUP IS

EXPANDING THROUGHOUT THE

WORLD.

NBC NEWS OBTAINED A MAP

SHOWING ISIS BRANCHES NOW

OPERATING IN 18 OTHER

COUNTRIES, LEADING THE

CENTER'S DIRECTOR TO MAKE

THIS STARK ASSESSMENT: THE

ARRAY OF TERRORIST ACTORS

AROUND THE GLOBE IS

BROADER, WIDER, AND DEEPER

THAN IT HAS EVER BEEN AT

ANY TIME SINCE

SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001.

WE FACE MORE THREATS

ORIGINATING IN MORE PLACES

AND INVOLVING MORE

INDIVIDUALS THAN WE HAVE

AT ANY TIME IN THE PAST 15

YEARS."

GEORGE THOMAS, CBN NEWS.

Gordon: IT LOOKS LIKE

THE J.V. TEAM, HOW IT USED

TO BE DESCRIBED, HAS GONE

VARSITY.

I THINK A LOT OF THIS IS

OWNED TO OUR OWN POLICY,

THAT WE UNDERESTIMATED THE

THREAT.

WE UNDERESTIMATED, OR

DIDN'T EVEN KNOW THAT WHEN

SOMEONE DECLARES I AM THE

CALIPH, AND I AM OF THE

FAMILY OF MUHAMMAD, YOU

OWE YOUR ALLEGIANCE TO ME.

IF YOU'RE A DEDICATED

MUSLIM, HAVE YOU TO OBEY

WHAT I TELL YOU TO DO.

BY UNDERESTIMATING THAT,

AND NOT TAKING CARE OF IT

QUICKLY, IT ACTUALLY

ALLOWED IT TO GROW AND

ALLOWED THE IDEOLOGY TO

GET CEMENTED IN, THAT YOU

OWE YOUR ALLEGIANCE TO

ISIS.

AND THERE WAS EVEN A

PREDICTION, ISIS CAN LOSE

BATTLES, ISIS CAN LOSE

MAJOR CONFLICTS, BUT

SOMEHOW OR ANOTHER ALLAH

IS GOING TO RAISE IT BACK

UP AGAIN.

SO AT THIS POINT IN TIME,

IF YOU GO IN WITH STRONG

MILITARY FORCE, WHICH

SEEMS TO BE WHAT WE'RE

DOING NOW, AND TRY TO WIPE

THEM OUT, IT IS JUST GOING

TO EMBOLDEN THE FOLLOWERS

WHO ARE NOW WORLDWIDE.

IT IS A FAILURE OF OUR

UNDERSTANDING OF THE

THREAT WE WERE FACING.

AND WE NEED TO GET THAT

UNDERSTANDING.

WHAT EXACTLY IS IN THE

QURAN THAT INSPIRES THIS

KIND OF VIOLENCE?

WHY DO PEOPLE THINK IF YOU

CUT OFF THE HEAD OF AN

INFIDEL, SOMEHOW THAT IS A

TICKET TO HEAVEN?

IF WE DON'T IDENTIFY FOR

WHAT IT IS -- AND RIGHT

NOW YOU CAN'T EVEN SAY

RADICAL ISLAM.

YOU CAN'T EVEN LINK THE

TWO.

WE'VE GOT TO GET OPEN AND

HONEST ABOUT THE THREAT

WE'RE DEALING WITH.

> IN OTHER NEWS,

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS DENYING

HIS ADMINISTRATION PAID

RANSOM MONEY TO GET

AMERICAN HOSTAGES OUT OF

IRAN IN JANUARY.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

John: GORDON, THE

PRESIDENT SAID THERE WAS

NOTHING UNDER HANDED ABOUT

THAT CASH PAYMENT OF $0E

MILLION$$400 MILLION AND SAID IT

WAS ANNOUNCED.

President Obama: SOME

OF YOU MAY RECALL, WE

ANNOUNCED THESE PAYMENTS

IN JANUARY, SEVERAL MONTHS

AGO.

IT WASN'T A SECRET.

WE ANNOUNCED IT TO ALL OF

YOU.

THIS WASN'T SOME NEFARIOUS

DEAL.

John: SECRETARY OF

STATE JOHN KERRY ALSO SAID

THE U.S. DOESN'T PAY

RANSOM.

ARIZONA SENATOR JOHN

McCAIN SAID,

QUOTE,"WHATEVER THE

ADMINISTRATION MAY CLAIM,

IT IS CLEAR THAT THIS

PAYMENT WAS A RANSOM FOR

AMERICANS HELD HOSTAGE IN

IRAN."

REPUBLICAN VICE

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

MIKE PENCE TELLS CBN NEWS

HE BELIEVES THAT

$400 MILLION PAYMENT PUTS

A PRICE TAG ON THE HEAD OF

EVERY AMERICAN.

AND HE TALKS ABOUT THE

IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING

DONALD TRUMP FOCUSED ON

HILLARY CLINTON'S RECORD

AND AWAY FROM OTHER

CONTROVERSIES IN THE WEEK

AHEAD.

HE SAID ALL OF THAT IN AN

INTERVIEW AFTER A CAMPAIGN

EVENT AT THE FOUNDERS' INN

AT THE CBN CAMPUS IN

VIRGINIA BEACH.

Reporter: THE

REPUBLICAN VICE

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

KNEW HIS AUDIENCE, AND IT

DIDN'T TAKE LONG FOR HIM

TO ACKNOWLEDGE THOSE WHO

SERVE.

WITH THOSE WHO HAVE

WORN THE UNIFORM OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

PLEASE STAND UP AND ALLOW

US TO SAY THANK YOU ONE

MORE TIME FOR YOUR SERVICE

TO OUR COUNTRY.

[APPLAUSE]

Reporter: PENCE

TALKED ABOUT THE U.S.

ECONOMY, SAYING IT ONLY

GREW BY 1.2% DURING THE

LAST QUARTER.

UNDER PRESIDENT OBAMA, THE

COUNTRY IS EXPERIENCING

ITS WEAKEST ECONOMIC

RECOVERY SINCE 1949.

THEY SAY IT IS THE BEST

WE CAN DO.

BUT DONALD TRUMP AND I

KNOW THIS: IT'S NOT THE

BEST WE CAN DO.

IT IS JUST THE BEST THEY

CAN DO.

Reporter: HE

CRITICIZED HILLARY CLINTON

FOR THE WAY SHE HANDLED

THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN

BENGHAZI.

AFTER FOUR AMERICANS

FELL, HILLARY CLINTON

SAID, WHAT DIFFERENCE AT

THIS POINT DOES IT MAKE?

WELL, LET ME SAY, AS THE

PROUD FATHER OF A UNITED

STATES MARINE, LET ME SAY

FROM MY HEART, ANYONE WHO

SAID THAT, ANYONE WHO DID

THAT SHOULD BE

DISQUALIFIED FROM EVER

SERVING AS COMMANDER IN

CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES

OF THE UNITED STATES OF

AMERICA.

Reporter: VIRGINIA IS

A KEY BATTLEGROUND STATE,

AND THAT'S WHY HILLARY

CLINTON CHOSE SENATOR TIM

KAINE TO BE HER RUNNER

MATE.

I TALK TO THE REPUBLICAN

PARTY CHAIR PERSON FOR THE

STATE OF VIRGINIA, AND HE

SAID THAT IS NOT GOING TO

MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

TIM KAINE IS NOT GOING

TO DO ANYTHING TO HER

HERE, ESPECIALLY HERE IN

VIRGINIA.

WE LOST TENS OF THOUSANDS

OF JOBS WHEN HE WAS

GOVERNOR.

Reporter: I ASKED

PENCE ABOUT THE

$400 MILLION PAYMENT TO

IRAN.

I THINK IN DOING THAT,

THEY PUT A PRICE TAG ON

EVERY AMERICAN OVERSEAS.

IRAN IS THE LEADING STATE

SPONSOR OF TERRORISTS

AROUND THE WORLD.

IT JEOPARDIZE OUR AMERICAN

CITIZENS AND OUR ALLIES.

Reporter: I ALSO

ASKED HIM ABOUT UNITY AND

THE ENDORSEMENT OF PAUL

RYAN.

HE IS NOT THERE YET,

BUT I BELIEVE AS TIME GOES

ON, YOU'RE GOING TO SEE

THESE TWO MEN COME

TOGETHER AND WORK

TOGETHER.

Reporter: SOME

REPUBLICANS SAY TRUMP

NEEDS TO WORK HARDER,

LIMITING HIS COMMENTS TO

HILLARY CLINTON'S RECORD,

AND HIS PLANS TO BRING

ABOUT CHANGE FROM THE

OBAMA YEARS.

Reporter: HOW DO YOU

GET HIM ON MESSAGE?

LOOK, DONALD TRUMP IS A

MAN WHO HAS SPOKEN FROM

HIS HEART AND MIND FROM

THE VERY OUTSET OF THIS

CAMPAIGN.

HE HAS MADE A CONNECTION

WITH THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

THE LIKES OF WHICH I

HAVEN'T SEEN SINCE THE

DAYS OF RONALD REAGAN.

Reporter: BUT RONALD

REAGAN WAS ALSO A FORMER

ACTOR, WHO STUCK TO THE

SCRIPT.

AND SOME IN THE G.O.P.

WORRY THAT GETTING TRUMP

TO DO THE SAME, WHILE

STILL ALLOWING TRUMP TO BE

TRUMP, MAY BE THE

REPUBLICANS' BIGGEST

CHALLENGE IN THE DAYS

AHEAD.

GARY LANE, VIRGINIA BEACH,

VIRGINIA.

John: CBN'S

"SUPERBOOK" IS GAINING

POPULARITY THROUGHOUT

ASIA.

EARILER THIS YEAR, IT

PREMIERED.

LUCILLE TALUSAN HAS THAT

STORY.

Reporter: EACH YEAR

NEARLY A MILLION PEOPLE

FLOCK TO THE HONG KONG

BOOK FAIR.

HERE THEY EAGERLY LINE UP

TO GET INTO THE PACKED

CONVENTION CENTER.

IT IS ALSO A VENUE WHERE

NEW PRODUCTS ARE BEING

PROMOTED.

LIKE THESE D.V.D.s OF

THE ANIMATED BIBLE STORIES

OF "SUPERBOOK."

THEY'RE NOW AVAILABLE IN

THE CANTONESE AND MANDARIN

LANGUAGES.

ALTHOUGH "SUPERBOOK" ONLY

HAD A SHORT STINT ON HONG

KONG TELEVISION LAST YEAR,

IT HAS GAINED FANS.

SOME SUPER FANS WERE

DELIGHTED TO SEE

"SUPERBOOK" IN THE BOOK

FAIR.

THIS IS A MESSAGE.

THE MOST IMPORTANT POINT

IS WE SELL TO THE PARENTS

OR THE TEACHERS, IS THAT

"SUPERBOOK" IS A GOOD,

MORAL EDUCATION.

Reporter: THERE SEEMS

TO BE A SPIRITUAL MAGNET

IN THIS "SUPERBOOK" BOOK

FAIR HERE IN HONG KONG.

MORE AND MORE CHILDREN AND

THEIR PARENTS ARE GETTING

ATTRACTED TO THE ANIMATED

SHOW.

THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR

"SUPERBOOK" TO BE MORE

POPULAR AND FOR THE

CHILDREN TO LEARN MORE

BIBLE STORIES.

HOPEFULLY MY DAUGHTER

WILL GO TO CHURCH, AND WE

ARE CHRISTIANS, TOO.

I WANT HER TO SEE AND IN

HER MIND CAN HAVE SOME

MINDSET FOR THE BIBLE.

Reporter: THIS SCHOOL

COUNSELLOR USED

"SUPERBOOK" IN AN ACADEMIC

EXPERIMENT AMONG HER

STUDENTS, WHO LACKED

MOTIVATION AND

SELF-CONFIDENCE.

SHE LET HER STUDENTS WATCH

"SUPERBOOK" DURING LUNCH

TIME AND PAGED THROUGH THE

DISCUSSION GUIDE.

ONE THING WE SAW IS

THEY FINISHED ALL OF THEIR

ASSIGNMENTS.

THEY HAVE MORE CONFIDENCE.

Reporter: FONG

BELIEVES BIBLICAL

MATERIALS LIKE "SUPERBOOK"

ARE PACKAGED IN A WAY THAT

ATTRACTS KIDS AND HELPS

THEM TO MAKE POSITIVE

CHOICES WHEN THEY GROW UP.

HONG KONG IS TOO MUCH

FOCUSED ON MONEY.

THE FUTURE FOR MOST OF THE

PARENTS IS LOOKING FOR

WHEN THEIR CHILDREN GROW

UP.

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT.

I THINK THIS ANIMATION CAN

HELP THOUGH THEM THERE IS

A BETTER WAY YOU CAN LOOK

FORWARD TO.

Reporter: LUCILLE

TALUSAN, CBN NEWS, HONG

KONG.

John: GORDON, KIDS,

THEIR PARENTS AND THEIR

TEACHERS ALL BECOMING FANS

OF "SUPERBOOK."

Gordon: IT IS

HAPPENING.

WE'RE SHOWING IT AROUND

THE WORLD.

WE'VE GOT A BROADCAST MAP

SHOWING ALL OF THE VARIOUS

DIFFERENT LANGUAGES WHERE

"SUPERBOOK" IS CURRENTLY

AIRING.

AND WE'VE GOT 38 LANGUAGES

SO FAR, ON OUR WAY TO 50

LANGUAGES.

AND THEN ONCE WE CONQUER

50, WE WANT TO TAKE IT TO

500 LANGUAGES.

WE WANT TO SEE THE

CHILDREN OF THE WORLD KNOW

THE STORIES OF THE BIBLE.

AND THAT'S WHY WE'RE DOING

THIS.

AND YOU CAN BE A PART OF

IT.

WE'RE HAVING A VERY

SPECIAL OFFER THIS SUMMER

FOR A "SUPERBOOK" SUMMER.

IF YOU WANT TO GET

INVOLVED IN IT AND BE A

PART OF THE PRODUCTION

COSTS, THE DISTRIBUTION

COSTS, THE TRANSLATION

COSTS, JOIN THE

"SUPERBOOK" D.V.D.

RIGHT NOW WE'RE OFFERING

OUR "SUPERBOOK" EXPLORER

SERIES, WHICH HAS THE

STORY OF PAUL AND THE

SHIPWRECK.

AND IT ALSO HAS THE STORY

OF JONAH.

AND WE'LL SEND YOU TWO

OTHER EPISODES, "IN THE

BEGINNING," AND THEN

"REVELATION."

AND YOUR KIDS CAN HAVE

"SUPERBOOK" D.V.D.s

RIGHT IN YOUR OWN HOME.

SO WE'LL SEND YOU FIVE

D.V.D.s FOR A GIFT OF

$25 OR MORE.

AND YOU GIFT WILL GO INTO

THE PRODUCTION COSTS,

TRANSLATION COSTS,

DISTRIBUTION COSTS, SO YOU

CAN BE A PART OF SHARING

THE STORIES OF THE BIBLE

WITH THE CHILDREN OF THE

WORLD.

IF THAT'S YOU, GIVE US A

CALL: 1-800-759-0700.

Wendy: THE SUMMER OF

ADVENTURE.

YOU FORGOT TO SAY IT IS

THE SUMMER OF ADVENTURE

FOR "SUPERBOOK."

Gordon: I FORGOT.

YOU'RE INTO IT.

Wendy: IT IS A GREAT

THING TO GET.

COMING UP, IT IS CALLED

"THE WORSHIPWAGON," AND IT

IS BRINGING CHURCH TO THE

UNREACHED.

IT IS FUNNY BECAUSE

WE'LL SET UP SOMETIMES

5:30 IN THE EVENING.

AND NO ONE WILL BE

HEREMENHERE.AND THEN WE'LL GET THE

MUSIC GOING, AND YOU'LL

SEE PEOPLE DRIFTING OUT OF

THE WOODS, AND THOSE ARE

OUR PARISHNERS.

Wendy: YOU'LL MEET

Gordon: AN OUTREACH

MINISTRY IN KANSAS CITY,

MISSOURI, HAS COME UP WITH

A UNIQUE WAY TO REACH THE

CITY'S HOMELESS

POPULATION.

INSTEAD OF PEOPLE GOING TO

CHURCH, IT BRINGS CHURCH

TO THE PEOPLE.

WITH A VEHICLE CALLED "THE

WORSHIP WAGON," AND AS

CHARLENE AARON REPORTS,

LIVES ARE BEING RESTORED

ONE SERVICE AT A TIME.

*

Charlene: SONGS OF

PRAISE FILL THE AIR UNDER

THIS BRIDGE NEAR DOWNTOWN

KANSAS CITY.

THIS CHURCH BEHIND ME,

WHICH DOESN'T HAVE ANY

WALLS AND NO PEWS, IS

TOUCHING THE LIVES OF SOME

OF THE MOST UNREACHED

PEOPLE IN THE HEART OF

KANSAS CITY.

WELCOME TO THE WORSHIP

WAGON, A MOBILE CHURCH

SERVING THE POOR AND

HOMELESS.

THOSE ATTENDING THIS

CHURCH ON WHEELS

PARTICIPATE IN A WEEKLY

NON- DENOMINATIONAL

SERVICE EACH MONDAY NIGHT

AND ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME

AS THEY ARE.

BRUCE MCGREGGOR AND JILL

RADERMAN CAME UP WITH THE

IDEA.

WE'LL SET UP SOMETIMES

ABOUT 5:30 IN THE EVENING,

AND NO ONE WILL BE HERE.

AND THEN WE'LL GET THE

MUSIC GOING, AND YOU'LL

SEE PEOPLE JUST DRIFTING

OUT OF THE WOODS, WHICH IS

BEHIND US, ALONG WITH THE

MISSOURI RIVER, WHERE

ABOUT 100 PEOPLE LIVE.

100 HOMELESS PEOPLE LIVE

THERE YEAR-ROUND, AND

THOSE ARE OUR PARISHNERS.

MY WIFE AND I HAVE BEEN

WORKING WITH THE HOMELESS

FOR ABOUT 12 YEARS NOW.

WE TRIED REALLY HARD IN A

FEW DIFFERENT WAYS, TO

THINK ABOUT TAKING PEOPLE

OUT OF THE STREET AND INTO

A WORLD IN WHICH WE FEEL

MORE COMFORTABLE.

AND WE LEARNED SOME

LESSONS THAT WAY, THAT

MAYBE THAT'S NOT ALWAYS

THE BEST WAY TO BRING

GOD'S WORD TO THOSE

PEOPLE.

WE DECIDED TO BRING THE

CHURCH ON TO THE STREET

INSTEAD.

Charlene: EACH WEEK

VOLUNTEERS FROM LOCAL

CHURCHES FILL THE WAGON

WITH EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR

THE SERVICE.

WE HAVE A SIMPLE,

SINGLE-AXLE TRAILER.

BUT WE HAVE A REALLY

PROFESSIONAL GRADE SOUND

SYSTEM THAT IS VERY

COMPACT.

WE CAN WHEEL IT OUT AND

GET IT SET UP REALLY

QUICKLY.

WE HAVE A QUIET GENERATOR

THAT POWERS THE WHOLE

SOUND SYSTEM.

WE CAN HAVE A COMPLETE

BAND HERE PLAYING WORSHIP

MUSIC WITH JUST THAT

SYSTEM.

AND ALSO IN THE TRAILER

WE'VE GOT A TON OF CHAIRS.

DURING THE WINTER, WE PUT

A COMMERCIAL GRADE HEATER

THAT RUNS OFF DIESEL AND

ELECTRICITY.

IT LOOKS LIKE A HUGE

SATELLITE INSTALLATION.

SOME GUYS WILL JUST COME

TO GET WARM, AND THEN THEY

HEAR THE GOSPEL.

IT IS FUN TO SEE HOW THAT

HAPPENS.

Charlene: RAIN OR

SHINE, THE WHEELS KEEP

ROLLING.

WE'VE BEEN DOWN HERE

EVERY MONDAY BUT ONE FOR A

YEAR AGO.

THE ONLY REASON WITH

MISSED IT WAS BECAUSE THIS

ROAD OVER HERE WAS TOO ICY

TO DRIVE DOWN.

BUT WE'VE DOWN HERE WHEN

IT IS IN THE TEENS AND

WE'RE ALL SHIVERING IN OUR

CAPS AND GLOVES.

AND WE'VE BEEN OUT HERE

WHEN IT HAS BEEN 100.

AND THERE HAVE BEEN

THUNDERSTORM ROLLING

AROUND AS WELL.

WE'VE BEEN BLESSED WITH

THIS AMAZING LOCATION THAT

COVERS US.

AS LONG AS THERE IS NOT A

TORNADO RIGHT ON TOP OF US

OR ICE ON THE STREET, I

THINK WE HAVE LICENSE TO

BASICALLY COME DOWN HERE

AND SET UP SHOP.

Charlene: VOLUNTEER

MELVIN COLE SAYS HE OFTEN

SEES EXTRAORDINARY

REACTION FROM THOSE IN THE

AUDIENCE DURING THE

WORSHIP.

SOME WILL GET UP AND

HIGH-FIVE YOU IN THE

MIDDLE OF THE SONG.

THEY'LL DANCE AROUND.

I GET OUT AND DANCE WITH

THEM, SHAKE HANDS.

YOU WANT PEOPLE TO FEEL

CONNECTED, AND THAT WE ALL

ARE WORSHIPPING GOD

TOGETHER.

Charlene: BEVERLY

COLE SAW HER LIFE

TRANSFORMED BY THE

MINISTRY, A MESSAGE SHE

NOW SHARES WITH OTHERS.

I WAS A DRUG ADDICT FOR

MANY, MANY YEARS.

AND GOD CHANGED ME FROM

THE INSIDE OUT.

I KNOW IF HE CAN CHANGE

ME, HE CAN CHANGE ANYBODY.

Charlene: MEANWHILE,

THE WORSHIP WAGON PLANS TO

CONTINUE BRINGING CHURCH

TO THE DOWN AND OUT, IN

NEED OF HOPE AND HEALING.

GOD WORKS WITH US

WHEREVER WE'RE AT.

THIS WORSHIP WAGON IS

BRINGING GOD AND BEING HIS

EYES AND EARS, HANDS AND

FEET WHERE THE PEOPLE ARE

AT, RATHER THAN THINKING

YOU CAN BRING THE PEOPLE

TO WHERE YOU'RE AT.

Charlene: CHARLENE

AARON, CBN NEWS, KANSAS

CITY, MISSOURI.

Gordon: I LOVE THIS

STORY.

I LOVE THIS OUTREACH.

ONE OF MY MOTTOS IS,

"JESUS SENDS."

AND CAN HE SEND YOU TO DO

A MINISTRY LIKE THAT.

THERE ARE MINISTRY

OPPORTUNITIES ALL AROUND

YOU EVERY DAY.

COULD YOU ORGANIZE YOUR

CHURCH OR GROUP TO SAY,

OKAY, LET'S GO TO THE

LEAST OF THESE, THE

BRETHREN OF JESUS, THE

ONCE HE WANTS TO SEND US

TO.

CAN WE GO TO THEM AND

SHARE THE GOOD NEWS THAT

THERE IS A WAY OUT FOR

THEM.

THAT HE VALUES THEM

INFINITELY.

AND HE VALUES YOU SO MUCH,

HE WANTS YOU TO SEND THE

GOSPEL TO THEM.

IT IS WONDERFUL NEWS.

Wendy: HERE I AM,

SEND ME, ISAIAH.

Gordon: YOU GOING TO

GO?

Wendy: I'M READY.

LET'S GO.

HE DOESN'T KNOW WHERE I

WANT TO GO.

Gordon: SOME MOUNTAIN

SOMEWHERE.

Wendy: YUP.

Gordon: WORKING WITH

THE SHERPAS.

Wendy: DID YOU HEAR

ABOUT THAT?

Gordon: NO, I DIDN'T.

Wendy: I WANT TO DO

EVEREST'S SPACE CAMP.

YOU BROUGHT UP THE SERP

PAS.

AS.

YOU'RE VERY PROPHETIC.

> UP NEXT, A TEENAGED

RUN-AWAY WALKS RIGHT INTO

THE BURGIONING SEX TRADE

INDUSTRY.

I REMEMBER SAYING TO HER,

I WOULD NEVER DO THAT.

Wendy: WATCH HOW THIS

YOUNG GIRL DISCOVERS HER

REAL PURPOSE IN LIFE, WHEN

WE COME BACK.

Gordon: TAMMY WAS A

TEENAGED RUN-AWAY WHO SAYS

SHE FELT LIKE TRASH.

SHE TURNED TO DANCING IN

CLUBS TO MAKE ENDS MEET.

THE WORST PART WASN'T THE

MEN OR THE DRUGS.

IT WAS THE NAGGING FEELING

SHE WAS MADE FOR SO MUCH

MORE.

WHEN I WAS GROWING UP,

I WOULD HEAR A VOICE, YOU

WERE MADE FOR MORE.

AND THOSE WORDS TORMENTED

ME BECAUSE THEY WERE SO

OPPOSITE OF MY EXPERIENCE.

MY MOM AND MY STEPDAD WERE

ADDICTS, DRUG ADDICTS, AND

SO I WAS RAISED IN A LOT

OF SEXUAL ABUSE, A LOT OF

EMOTIONAL ABUSE, A LOT OF

PHYSICAL ABUSE.

AND THEN ON TOP OF THAT,

LIVED WITH A LOT OF ANGER

AND HATE TOWARDS MYSELF.

I FELT LIKE IF I'M NOT

LOVED, THEN THERE IS

SOMETHING ABOUT ME THAT IS

NOT LOVABLE.

I LEFT HOME WHEN I WAS 15

YEARS OLD.

I DROPPED OUT OF SCHOOL.

I ENDED UP WITH A

BOYFRIEND THAT WAS WILLING

TO TAKE ME OUT OF THE

SITUATION.

AND I ENDED UP IN A WORSE

SITUATION BUT JUST IN A

DIFFERENT KIND OF WAY.

THERE WAS A LOT OF SEXUAL

PERVERSION.

I JUST HAD NO VALUE.

I HAD NO SENSE OF WORTH.

BUT I HAD NOWHERE TO GO.

I MET A WOMAN WHO WAS AN

ENTERTAINMENT DANCER.

AND SHE GAVE ME HER NUMBER

ON A PIECE OF PAPER AND

SAID, CALL ME IF YOU EVER

NEED HELP.

AND I REMEMBER SAYING TO

HER, I WOULD NEVER DO

THAT.

I WAS IN A HOPELESS

SITUATION THAT I DIDN'T

EVEN KNOW HOW TO GET OUT

OF.

I REMEMBER POURING

DIFFERENT POISONS INTO A

GLAS GLASGLASS ROOM, AND SHAKING IT

UP AND DRINKING IT BECAUSE

LIFE WASN'T WORTH LIVING.

INSTEAD OF DYING, I THREW

MY GUTS UP.

I THOUGHT THAT MY ONLY

OPTION WAS DANCING BECAUSE

I DIDN'T HAVE A WAY OUT.

*

THE FIRST TIME THAT I

EVER WALKED INTO THE CLUB,

I WANTED TO RUN.

DRUGS BECAME MY BEST

FRIEND, REALLY, BECAUSE

THEY HELPED ME TO MORPH

INTO THIS PERSON THAT I

WASN'T.

I REMEMBER FEELING LIKE

SUCH TRASH.

I WAS A TRASHY GIRL.

AND SO I REALLY FELT LIKES

LIKEI ACTED OUT, AND IT

REAFFIRMED HOW I FELT

ABOUT MYSELF.

I MET THIS GUY NAMED AARON

WHEN I WAS 16 YEARS OLD.

HE WAS JUST A REALLY GREAT

GUY.

WE BEGAN DATING ALMOST

IMMEDIATELY.

BUT AS I WAS STRUGGLING AT

WORK, I HAD NO OTHER WOMAN

THAT WAS A NORMAL WOMAN TO

TALK TO, TO TRY TO

UNDERSTAND WHAT IT WAS

THAT I WAS EXPERIENCING.

MY BOYFRIEND'S MOTHER

CONTINUED TO BE HEAVY ON

MY HEART TO GO AND TALK

TO.

I DIDN'T FEEL ANY SENSE OF

SHAME OR EMBARRASSMENT

AFTER TALKING TO HER.

SHE JUST LOVED ON ME.

SHE GAVE ME A HUG.

AND THAT BEGAN A

BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL

RELATIONSHIP.

SHE CAME TO ME ONE DAY AND

SHE SAID, I HAVE BEEN

TALKING TO MY SISTERS, AND

WE ARE GOING TO HELP YOU

TO GET A JOB.

I COULDN'T BELIEVE WHAT

WAS HAPPENING TO ME.

IT FELT ALMOST LIKE A

FAIRY TALE.

I'M WORKING IN DOWNTOWN

HOUSTON, AND FEELING ON

TOP OF THE WORLD, AND YET

I WAS STILL THE SAME ME ON

THE INSIDE.

IT WASN'T ENOUGH TO FILL

MY EMPTINESS.

WHEN I MARRIED AARON AND

WE HAD THIS BEAUTIFUL

BABY, I LOOKED IN HER

LITTLE FACE, AND I

REMEMBER THINKING, IF I

DON'T HAVE GOD, I AM GOING

TO MESS HER UP.

I STARTED GOING TO CHURCH.

I WALKED THE AISLE.

AND I PROFESSED FAITH IN

CHRIST.

AND I LOOKED LIKE I WAS A

CHRISTIAN, BUT I HAD NOT

YET FOUND A RELATIONSHIP

WITH GOD.

THERE WAS A PRAYER EVENT

AT A FRIEND'S CHURCH.

AND I REMEMBER GOING TO A

COUPLE OF CLASSES AND JUST

SAYING, GOD, I WANT WHAT

THEY HAVE.

I WANT TO KNOW YOU.

I DON'T KNOW HOW TO KNOW

YOU, BUT WOULD YOU PLEASE,

YOU KNOW, SAVE ME.

WOULD YOU PLEASE CHANGE

ME.

WOULD YOU PLEASE MAKE ME

LIKE THEM.

AND IN AN INSTANT, HE CAME

RUSHING DOWN ON ME, AND I

FELT LOVE LIKE I'VE NEVER

KNOWN, AND PEACE LIKE I'D

NEVER KNOWN.

I HAD NEVER KNOWN PEACE.

I FELT SO -- I FELT LIKE A

DAUGHTER.

I COULDN'T PUT THE BIBLE

DOWN.

GOD BEGAN WORKING ON MY

HEART, REALLY HELPING ME

TO WORK THROUGH ALL OF THE

BROKENNESS OF MY PAST.

AND I THINK THAT'S WHY I

LOVE JESUS SO MUCH, IS HE

HAS GIVEN ME LIFE.

AND HE HAS GIVEN ME A

REASON TO LIVE.

Gordon: AND HE'LL DO

THE SAME FOR YOU.

HE'LL GIVE YOU PURPOSE.

HE'LL GIVE YOU A REASON.

BUT MOST OF ALL, HE'LL

GIVE YOU HIS LOVE.

UNCONDITIONAL,

OVERWHELMING LOVE, JUST

FOR WHO YOU ARE AND JUST

FOR WHERE YOU ARE.

THE WONDERFUL THING,

THOUGH, IS HE LOVES YOU SO

MUCH.

HE DOESN'T WANT TO LEAVE

YOU WHERE YOU ARE.

HE WANTS TO GIVE YOU

DIGNITY.

HE WANTS TO GIVE YOU A

HOPE AND A FUTURE.

AND THE WONDERFUL PROMISE

IN THE PSALMS, THAT HE

TAKES PEOPLE FROM THE THE

ASH HEAP AND HE SITS THEM

WITH THE PRINCES.

THAT'S WHAT HE WANTS TO

DO.

HE WANTS TO GIVE YOU

NOBELITY AGAIN.

HE VALUES YOU THAT MUCH.

NOW, WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO

GET THIS?

WELL, TAMMY TRIED A LOT OF

DIFFERENT THINGS.

BUT IT WASN'T UNTIL SHE

FINALLY OPENED UP AND

SAID, JESUS, I NEED YOU

NOW.

HERE IS A PRAYER FOR YOU.

IT IS A VERY SIMPLE ONE:

JESUS, IF THIS IS REAL, IF

YOU REALLY ARE THE SAVIOR,

IF YOU'RE MY SAVIOR, COULD

YOU SHOW ME?

COULD YOU SHOW UP FOR ME?

AND IF YOU PRAYED THAT

WITH ALL OF YOUR HEART,

THERE IS A WONDERFUL BIBLE

VERSE FOR YOU.

"WHEN YOU SEEK ME WITH ALL

OF YOUR HEART, THEN YOU'LL

FIND ME."

AND WHEN YOU FIND HIM, YOU

FIND THAT LOVE, YOU FIND

THAT ACCEPTANCE, YOU FIND

WHAT YOU'VE BEEN LOOKING

FOR ALL ALONG.

IF THIS IS FOR YOU, DON'T

TURN AWAY.

DON'T LET ANOTHER DAY GO

BY.

PRAY THAT PRAYER WITH ME

AND SEE WHAT JESUS WILL DO

FOR YOU.

BOW YOUR HEAD, CLOSE YOUR

EYES, LET'S PRAY TOGETHER,

AND LET'S LET GOD DO ALL

OF THE REST.

PRAY WITH ME.

JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT, SAY

HIS NAME, SAY IT OUT LOUD.

JESUS, I COME TO YOU AND I

WANT TO KNOW THAT YOU'RE

REAL.

SO, JESUS, YOU KNOW THE

THINGS THAT I'VE DONE

WROONG.

WRONG.

YOU KNOW ANK ABOUT ME.

I ASK NOW THAT YOU WOULD

FORGIVE ME.

THAT YOU WOULD CLEANSE ME.

THAT YOU WOULD GIVE ME A

HOPE AND A FUTURE.

AND, JESUS, IF YOU DO THIS

FOR ME, I WANT TO FOLLOW

YOU ALL OF THE DAYS OF MY

LIFE.

HEAR MY PRAYER, 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 FILL THEM

OVERFLOWING, THAT YOU LET

THEM KNOW RIGHT NOW THEIR

PRAYER HAS BEEN HEARD AND

HAS BEEN ANSWERED.

FILL THEM, LORD GOD, FOR

WE ASK IT IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME,

THERE IS ONE MORE THING I

WANT YOU TO DO.

I WANT YOU TO TELL

SOMEBODY ELSE.

THE REASON IS, THE BIBLE

SAYS IF YOU'LL BELIEVE IN

YOUR HEART AND THEN

CONFESS WITH YOUR MOUTH,

YOU SHALL BE SAVED.

SO PICK UP THE PHONE.

GIVE US A CALL.

1-800-759-0700.

WHEN YOU CALL, I'VE GOT

SOMETHING FREE FOR YOU.

IT'S A C.D. PACKET WHERE

SHOW YOU WHAT CHRISTIANS

BELIEVE, AND WHAT DO YOU

DO NOW?

HOW DO YOU LIVE THE

CHRISTIAN LIFE?

IT'S ABSOLUTELY FREE.

THE PHONE CALL IS FREE.

THE PACKET IS FREE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL

US, AND WE'LL SEND IT TO

YOU.

1-800-759-0700.

WENDY, OVER TO YOU.

Wendy: THANKS,

GORDON.

STILL AHEAD, THE

ALL-AMERICAN WHO WRECKED

HER LIFE AND THEN SAVED IT

IN THE PROCESS.

COLLEGE SOCCER STAR LIL

WELCOME BACK TO "THE

700 CLUB."

EARLIER THIS WEEK WE TOLD

YOU ABOUT THE SATANIC

TEMPLE PUSHING FOR

AFTER-SCHOOL SATAN CLUBS

FOR KIDS.

NOW AN ATTORNEY FOR CHILD

EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP IS

FIGHTING BACK, DEFENDING

SCHOOL DISTRICTS FROM THE

EFFORT.

LIBERTY COUNSEL CHAIRMAN

MATT STAVER IS CALLING THE

SATANIC TEMPLE'S GOAL

DISRUPTIVE, AND PARENTS

AREN'T HAPPY ABOUT THE

PROPOSAL EITHER.

HE SAYS LIBERTY COUNSEL

WILL DEFEND DISTRICTS FROM

POSSIBLE LEGAL ACTION.

HE ADDS THAT PERMISSION

FROM PARENTS IS REQUIRED

FOR CHILDREN TO

PARTICIPATE IN

AFTER-SCHOOL CLUBS, AND HE

DOUBTS THAT MANY PARENTS

WOULD LET THEIR CHILD JOIN

SATAN CLUBS.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

WORKING THROUGH A LOCAL

CHURCH PARTNER TO AID

REFUGEES FROM IRAQ

ARRIVING IN JORDAN,

ESPECIALLY CHRISTIAN

FAMILIES.

MANY HAVE BEEN FORCED BY

ISIS TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES,

AND EVERY DAY THEY'RE

ARRIVING IN JORDAN LOOKING

FOR A PLACE TO LIVE.

"OPERATION BLESSING"

HELPED PROVIDE THEIR

NEEDS, FROM FOOD PACKAGES,

HYGIENE SUPPLIES,

MATTRESSES AND EVEN

MEDICINE.

AND THEY'RE HELPING

REFUGEE WOMEN WITH SEWING

MACHINES AND OTHER

MATERIALS IN ORDER TO GET

THEM WORKING AND BACK ON

THEIR FEET.

> YOU CAN FIND MORE

ABOUT "OPERATION BLESSING"

BY GOING TO THEIR WEBSITE

AT ob.org.

GORDON AND WENDY ARE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700

CLUB" RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Wendy: LIL ESPN IS AN

INCREDIBLE ATHLETE, SHE

HAS BEEN FEATURED IN THE

PAGES OF "SPORTS

ILLUSTRATED." BUT ONE DAY

IN THE MIDDLE OF A

STANDOUT SOCCER CAREER,

SUDDENLY SHE WAS UPSIDE

DOWN IN A CRUMBLED UP JEEP

FIGHTING FOR HER LIFE.

Reporter: MO ISOM

BECAME A SOCCER STAR.

SHE WAS CELEBRATED FOR HER

SKILLS, AND BECAME THE

FIRST FEMALE ATHLETE TO

TRY OUT FOR THE MEN'S

FOOTBALL TEAM AND IN 2011

WAS NAMED HOMECOMING

QUEEN.

ON THE OUTSIDE, MO

APPEARED TO HAVE IT ALL.

BUT ON THE INSIDE, SHE

WRESTLED WITH A POOR

SELF-IMAGE.

IN MY BROKENNESS, THE

STORMS WERE ALL I COULD

REALLY SEE.

I STRUGGLED WITH AN EATING

DISORDER.

SUICIDE WAS A PART OF MY

STORY.

HORRIFIC CAR ACCIDENT.

Reporter: IN HER BOOK

"WRECK MY LIFE," SHE TELLS

HER STORY OF HER JOURNEY

FROM BEING BROKEN TO

BECOMING BOLD, AND WHERE

SHE FOUND HER TRUE

SELF-WORTH.

Wendy: MO'S BOOK,

"REWRECK MY LIFE," IS

AVAILABLE NOW, AND SHE

JOINS US NOW.

WELCOME TO "THE 700 CLUB."

GREAT TO MEET YOU.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

IT IS A PRIVILEGE TO BE

HERE.

Wendy: I READ YOUR

BOOK, AND, WOW, YOU START

WITH A WRECK.

YOU'RE ON YOUR WAY HOME

FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK, ON

YOUR WAY HOME TO ATLANTA

IN YOUR JEEP, DRIVING

ALONG, 1:00 IN THE

MORNING, NOBODY ON THE

ROAD, AND WHAT HAPPENED?

SO I WAS HEADED HOME

AFTER WHAT HAD BEEN

SEVERAL YEARS OF SO MUCH

ADVERSADVERSITY, SO MUCH

DIFFICULTY, AND I WAS

HEADED HOME REALLY IN THIS

DARK PLACE.

UNDERSTANDING WHY MY DAD

HAD DONE WHAT HE DID.

I WAS JUST VERY LOST AND

BROKEN.

AND THE CRY OF MY HEART

THROUGH THAT YEAR WAS,

GOD, IF YOU'RE SO REAL, DO

SOMETHING.

Wendy: YOUR DAD HAD

COMMITTED SUICIDE?

HE COMMITTED SUICIDE.

HE DIED IN JANUARY OF

2009, AND THIS WAS IN

THANKSGIVING OF 2009.

SO IT WAS A YEAR OF

RUNNING INTO PRO PROMISCUITY,

EVERYTHING.

Wendy: WHAT HAPPENED

WITH THE ACCIDENT?

YOU DIDN'T HIT ANOTHER

CAR.

WHAT HAPPENED?

NO.

HE ANSWERED THAT PRAYER

QUITE LITERALLY.

I WAS DRIVING AND OUT OF

IT, AND MY WHEELS WERE

CRANKING, AND I WAS LIKE,

MO, GET BACK INTO IT.

I FLIPPED MY JEEP THREE

TIMES GOING 80 MILES AN

HOUR, AND LANDED UPSIDE

DOWN IN A RAVINE AT 1:30

IN THE MORNING.

COMPLETELY PHYSICALLY

BROKEN AND COMPLETELY

ALONE.

Wendy: WERE YOU ABLE

TO CALL FOR HELP?

THIS IS WHAT I THINK

GOD LIKES TO SHOW OFF.

THERE WAS ONE MAN ON THE

ROAD A GOOD WAYS BACK AND

VAGUELY SEEN MY LIGHTS

FLICKER.

ENDED UP BEING A RETIRED

PARAMEDIC AND IN THE NAVY.

HE WAS VERY PREPARED.

HE SAID HE CRAWLED DOWN

THE RAVINE AND TALKED TO

MY MOM AFTER THE ACCIDENT,

AND WAS REPAIRING TO FIND

A DEAD BODY.

HE SHINED A FLASHLIGHT IN

THE CAR, AND IT CAUGHT MY

FACE.

SOMEHOW I WIGGLED OUT OF

MY SEAT BELT AND I WAS ON

THE ROOF OF THE CAR.

HE SAID HE CAUGHT MY FACE,

IT WAS BLOODY AND BRUISED,

BUT I KEPT SMILING.

AND I KEPT REPEATING THE

SAME WORDS OVER AND OVER,

GOD IS BEAUTIFUL.

GOD IS BEAUTIFUL.

Wendy: IN YOUR BOOK,

YOU SAY YOU SAW SOMEBODY

IN THE PASSENGER SEAT?

IT WAS A SURREAL MOMENT

WHEN I LOST CONTROL OF MY

VEHICLE, AND I FELT LIKE

THE PRESENCE OF MY DAD WAS

ALMOST THERE IN THAT

MOMENT WITH ME.

IT WAS FAST AND IT WAS

OVERWHELMING, BUT WHEN

THAT WRECKAGE FINISHED AND

I WAS HANGING UPSIDE DOWN,

THAT'S WAS WHERE THE HOLY

SPIRIT CAME INTO THAT

WRECKAGE AND MET ME AND

JUST FILLED MY HEART

COMPLETELY.

IT WAS OVERWHELMING.

Wendy: LEADING UP --

WE'LL GET TO THE RECOVERY

BECAUSE OBVIOUSLY YOU'RE

FULLY RECOVERED, THANK

GOODNESS -- BUT LEADING UP

TO THAT WRECK, YOU SAID

YOUR DAD HAD COMMITTED

SUICIDE SEVERAL MONTHS

EARLIER.

AND YOU BASICALLY WERE

LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL OF

THE WRONG PLACES.

RIGHT.

I HAD REALLY GROWN UP SORT

OF WHAT I LIKE TO CALL A

FAITH BY INHERITANCE.

KIND OF IN CHURCH ON

SUNDAY AND BIBLE STUDY ON

WEDNESDAY AND F.C. ON

FRIDAY.

BUT I KIND OF HAD THIS

MISUNDERSTANDING ABOUT

FAITH IN GOD AND CHRIST

REALLY WAS.

AND THAT WAS KIND OF, I

GUESS, THE PLATFORM FOR A

LACK OF UNDERSTANDING OF

WHAT GOD SAID ABOUT ME.

Wendy: AND YOU TALK

ABOUT THIS SPIRITUAL

WARFARE BECAUSE THAT NIGHT

BEFORE THE WRECK, YOU WERE

ON YOUR WAY HOME, AND YOU

HAD A HOOKUP WAITING FOR

YOU.

YOU HAD A BOYFRIEND --

MAYBE NOT A BOYFRIEND, BUT

A BOY -- WAIT FO WAITING FOR YOU,

AND YOU KNEW IT WAS WRONG,

AND YOU HAD THIS SPIRITUAL

WARFARE GOING ON INSIDE OF

YOU, AND WHAT WAS GOING

ON?

IT WAS A DESPERATE GIRL

DOING DESPERATE THINGS

BECAUSE I DIDN'T FEEL

LOVE.

I DIDN'T KNOW THE LOVE OF

GOD AT THIS POINT.

I WAS SEEKING IT ANYWHERE,

AND NUMB THE PAIN AND

CONFUSION AND THE LACK OF

IDENTITY THAT I FELT.

YEAH, I HAD SOMEONE

WAITING AT HOME.

AND THAT WAS SORT OF THE

RHYTHM OF MY DAYS AT THAT

TIME, JUST SEEKING MEN TO

FILL A SPIRITUAL HOLE IN

MY HEART.

Wendy: WELL, YOU'RE

NOT ALONE.

A LOT OF WOMEN, AND A LOT

OF WOMEN IN THE CHURCH,

THEY DON'T FEEL THAT LOVE.

AND IF THEY HAVEN'T HAD

THAT LOVE FROM A FATHER

FIGURE AND THEY HAVEN'T

FIGURED OUT HOW TO GET

THAT FROM THEIR HEAVENLY

FATHER, THEY HAVE GONE

DOWN THAT ROAD.

YOU TALK ABOUT THAT AND

YOU'RE VERY REAL ABOUT

THAT, AND I APPRECIATE

THAT.

WHEN YOU HAD TO WRECK, IT

WAS LIKE THE LIGHTBULB

WENT ON.

IT WAS LIKE GOD JUST

DOWNLOADED THE DEPTHS OF

THE GOSPEL INTO MY HEART.

IT MEANT WHAT THE

SACRIFICE ON THE CROSS HAD

MEANT AND WHAT IT SAID

ABOUT ME.

HE SAID YOU ARE SEEN, YOU

ARE KNOWN, YOU ARE LOVED.

YOU ARE FIERCELY LOVED.

THIS ADVERSITY, IT DOESN'T

DEFINE YOU.

IT ISN'T THE ANTHEM OF

YOUR DAYS TO STRUGGLE.

THE ENEMY WILL LAUNCH

STRUGGLES, BUT I HAVE

OVERCOME THE WAR.

ALLOW ME TO RECRAFT YOUR

BROKEN PIECES AND SEE WHAT

I DO WITH YOUR LIFE.

Wendy: MO, YOU WERE A

STAR SOCCER PLAYER, BUT

YOU DECIDED TO TRY OUT FOR

THE MEN'S FOOTBALL TEAM,

AND HOW DID THAT GO?

YOU CAN READ ALL ABOUT

IT IN "WRECK MY LIFE."

IT WAS A CALLING THAT GOD

PUT ON MY HEART TO TAKE A

STEP OF FAITH.

WHERE I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT

THE OUTCOME WOULD BE, BUT

TO WALK IT THROUGH WITH

HIM.

Wendy: AND YOU

TRAINED FOR 18 MONTHS.

18 MONTHS.

Wendy: HOW DID THE

GUYS ACCEPT YOU?

THEY WERE WONDERFUL.

I TRAINED AMONGST THEM

WITH SOCCER FOR SEVERAL

YEARS.

Wendy: DID YOU REALLY

HAVE TO PILE ON THE

MUSCLE?

GIRL, I WAS 200 POUNDS

OF SOLID MUSCLE.

I COULD LIFT WITH THE BEST

OF THEM.

Wendy: WELL, YOUR 6'

1."

I AM.

Wendy: THAT IS PRETTY

AMAZING.

I WANT TO MENTION YOU ARE

MARRIED NOW TO A WONDERFUL

MAN AND YOU HAVE A SEVEN

MONTH OLD DAUGHTER.

YES.

JEREMIAH AIKEN IS THE BEST

KIND OF MAN AND MY SWEET

DAUGHTER, AUTUMN, IS JUST

ABOUT TO BE EIGHT MONTHS.

Wendy: THERE IS SO

MUCH MORE WE DIDN'T GET

TO, MO.

IF YOU WANT TO HEAR MORE

FROM MO, CHECK OUT OUR

BEHIND-THE-SCENES

INTERVIEW WITH HER ON

Facebook LIVE.

AND DON'T FORGET, THE BOOK

IS CALLED "WRECK MY LIFE,"

JOURNEYING FROM BROKEN TO

BOLD, AVAILABLE

NATIONWIDE.

AWESOME.

GOD BLESS YOU.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Wendy: COMING UP,

WE'LL OPEN OUR IN-BOX FOR

ANOTHER ROUND OF "BRING IT

ON."

JULIA SAYS, I CAN'T SEEM

TO FACE THE GUILT FOR

THINGS I'VE DONE IN THE

PAST.

HOW DO I FORGIVE MYSELF?"

WE'LL WEIGH IN ON THAT AND

MUCH MORE, SO STAY TUNED.

Gordon: THE PROUD

PARENTS OF BABY DIAS LOVED

TO SHOW OFF THEIR CHILD.

FOR GOOD REASON: HE HAS A

SMILE THAT CAN LIGHT UP A

ROOM.

BUT NOT LONG AGO, DIAS WAS

KEPT HIDDEN FROM HE

NEIGHBORS BECAUSE HE WAS

BORN WITH A CLEFT LIP.

Reporter: THEY

BROUGHT THEIR BABY SON TO

THIS HOSPITAL IN

INDONESIA, HOPING HE WOULD

RECEIVE FREE CLEFT PALLET

SURGERY, WHICH WAS SET UP

BY CBN.

UNTIL THAT MORNING, THEY

HAD NEVER KNOWN ANYONE WHO

HAD UNDERGONE THIS TYPE OF

OPERATION.

THE THOUGHT OF DIAS

HAVING A SURGERY SCARED

ME.

I WAS WORRIED WHAT HE

WOULD LOOK LIKE WHEN IT

WAS DONE.

Reporter: FOR TWO

YEARS, SHE HAD TRIED TO

HAVE A BABY, AND THEY WERE

HEARTBROKEN BY THEIR SON'S

CONDITION AND WHAT THEIR

NEIGHBORS SAID.

WHEN THEY SAW MY SON'S

LIP, THEY SAID, AREN'T YOU

SORRY THIS BABY WAS BORN.

I COULDN'T STOP CRYING.

SO I KEPT DIAS INSIDE THE

HOUSE UNTIL WE COULD GET

HEM SURGERY.

Reporter: USI SELLS

SCHOOL SUPPLIES BY

MOTORCYCLE, WHICH BARELY

SUPPLIES FOOD FOR THE

FAMILY.

HE WORRIED ABOUT WHAT HIS

SON WOULD FACE.

WHEN HE GOT OLDER, I

KNEW HE WOULD BE MOCKED BY

HIS FRIENDS.

IT WAS SO PAINFUL.

Reporter: THAT DAY AT

THE HOSPITAL, THE COUPLE

RECEIVED GOOD NEWS.

CBN WOULD PROVIDE FREE

SURGERY FOR THEIR SON.

BABY DIAS WAS SOON TAKEN

BACK TO THE OPERATING

ROOM, WHERE A SURGEON

REPAIRED HIS CLEFT LIP.

TODAY DIAS IS NOW THE TALK

OF HIS VILLAGE FOR ALL OF

THE RIGHT REASONS.

MY SON IS SO HANDSOME.

I THINK HE HAS A BRIGHT

FUTURE.

I AM SO GRATEFUL TO CBN

FOR HELPING OUR SON.

I THANK YOU FROM THE

BOTTOM OF MY HEART.

Gordon: BE A PART OF

IT.

BE A PART OF EVERYTHING

WE'RE DOING AROUND THE

WORLD.

HOW?

BY JUST JOINING "THE 700

CLUB."

A PORTION OF EVERY GIFT

GOES INTO THE WORK OF

"OPERATION BLESSING" TO

HELP PEOPLE.

ANOTHER PORTION GOES INTO

THE WORK OF CBN

INTERNATIONAL TO PREACH

THE GOSPEL AROUND THE

WORLD.

YOU'RE PART OF ALL OF IT

WHEN YOU JOIN WITH US.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

JUST $20, AND THAT BREAKS

OUT TO 65 CENTS A DAY.

AND YOU JOIN WITH TENS OF

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE THAT

WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

IN THE WORLD.

IF THAT'S YOU, CALL US

RIGHT NOW: 1-800-759-0700.

WHEN YOU CALL AND PLEDGE,

I'VE GOT SOMETHING FOR

YOU.

IT IS MY FATHER'S LATEST

TEACHING, "VICTORY THROUGH

LIFE'S STORMS."

IN THIS D.V.D., WE'RE

GOING TO SHOW YOU STORIES

OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE GOTTEN

VICTORY -- NOT JUST

SURVIVING -- BUT THEY HAVE

GOTTEN VICTORY.

AND ON TOP OF IT, THERE IS

A TEACHING FROM MY FATHER

ABOUT HOW GOD HAS GUIDED

HIM THROUGH LIFE.

I CAN TELL YOU IN HIS 86

YEARS, HE HAS GONE THROUGH

A LOT OF STORMS.

AND HE HAS FOUND VICTORY,

TOO.

SO IT IS "VICTORY THROUGH

LIFE'S STORMS."

IT'S YOURS WHEN YOU CALL

US.

1-800-759-0700.

WENDY?

Wendy: BEFORE WE

"BRING IT ON", WE WANT TO

REMIND YOU CAN SEND US

YOUR QUESTIONS AND PRAYER

REQUESTS ON Facebook.

WHILE YOU'RE THERE, BE

SURE TO CHECK OUT THE

BEHIND THE SCENES

INTERVIEW WITH SOCCER STAR

MO ISON THAT WE JUST DID.

YOU READY, GORDON?

Gordon: AS READY AS

I'LL EVER BEFORE.

Wendy: JULIA SAYS, "I

DON'T HAVE A PROBLEM

FORGIVING OTHERS, BUT I

FIND I CAN'T SHAKE THE

GUILT OF THINGS I'VE DONE

IN THE PAST.

HOW DO I FORGIVE MYSELF?"

Gordon: JULIA, YOU'RE

HITTING ON SOMETHING I

THINK IS HARD FOR A LOT OF

CHRISTIANS.

YOU GO THROUGH LIFE AND

YOU SAY, SOME OF MY SINS

WERE JUST MISTAKES.

SOME OF MY SINS WERE I

DIDN'T KNOW ANY BETTER.

BUT THEN YOU HAVE THE ONES

WHERE YOU KNEW BETTER AND

YOU STILL DID IT.

AND THOSE ARE THE HARD

ONES.

AND THOSE ARE THE ONES

WHERE YOU SAY, WHAT DO I

DO WITH THIS?

I WOULD ENCOURAGE YOU TO

WRITE THEM OUT, AND WRITE

THEM OUT ON PAPER.

I'VE SEEN THIS HAPPEN --

IN FACT, WE HAD A

TESTIMONY JUST LAST WEEK

ON THIS.

WHERE THE SINS WERE

WRITTEN OUT ON PIECES OF

PAPER.

AND THEN THEY WERE TAKEN

TO A CROSS, A NAIL AND A

HAMMER, AND THESE SINS

WERE NAILED TO THAT CROSS.

WHERE YOU UNDERSTAND THAT

JESUS FORGIVES EVEN YOUR

INTENTIONAL SIN.

I FIND THAT INCREDIBLE.

HE FORGIVES EVEN THAT.

SO GO AND NAIL IT TO THE

CROSS.

AND REALIZE THAT GOD

DOESN'T EVEN REMEMBER IT

ANYMORE.

HE KEEPS NO RECORD OF

WRONGS.

HE SEPARATES YOU FROM YOUR

SIN AS FAR AS THE EAST IS

FROM THE WEST.

AND CONTINUE TO ENCOURAGE

YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS

FROM THE BIBLE, THAT WHEN

JESUS SAID ITS FINISHED,

IT'S FINISHED.

YOU'RE FORGIVEN AND SET

FREE FROM THAT.

THERE AREN'T ANY

CONSEQUENCES FOR YOU.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO WALK IN

GUILT AND SHAME.

FOR NOW THERE IS NO

CONDEMNATION FOR THOSE WHO

ARE IN CHRIST JESUS.

PRAY UNTIL YOU GET THE

BREAKTHROUGH SO THAT YOU

CAN BE FREE.

Wendy: THAT'S SO

GOOD.

THANKS, GORDON.

MICHAEL WRITES IN, "IS

THERE ANYTHING IN THE

BIBLE BO ABOUT WHO WE WERE OR

WHERE WE WERE BEFORE BEING

BORN INTO THIS LIFE.

COULD WE HAVE EXISTED IN

HEAVEN BEFORE COMING

HERE?"

Gordon: MICHAEL,

THERE ARE SOME -- I'LL

CALL THEM STRANGE

TEACHINGS GOING AROUND

THAT SOMEHOW WE PREEXISTED

AS SOULS.

I DON'T BUY INTO THAT.

I DON'T SEE THAT IN THE

BIBLE.

WHEN YOU START DOWN THAT

ROAD, YOU'RE ALSO STARTING

DOWN THE ROAD OF

REINCARNATION.

AND IT IS APPOINTED TO MAN

ONCE TO DIE AND THEN THE

JUDGMENT.

LOOK INSTEAD AT WHEN YOU

WERE IN YOUR MOTHER'S WOMB

I FORMED YOU.

AND REALIZE THAT EACH ONE

OF US INDIVIDUALLY HAS

THAT BREATH OF LIFE GIVEN

TO ADAM.

SO ADAM WAS FIRST FORMED

FROM CLAY, AND THEN GOD

BREATHED INTO HIM.

AND HE BECAME A LIVING

SOUL AT THAT POINT IN

TIME.

SO WHEN GOD IS FORMING YOU

IN YOUR MOTHER'S WOMB,

THAT POINT IN TIME WHERE

YOU BECOME QUICKENED,

THAT'S THE POINT WHERE YOU

HAVE A LIVING SOUL, AND

THAT IS THE POINT WHERE

YOU CAME INTO BEING.

> 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 WENDY, FOR ALL OF HER

SHERPAS, FROM ME AND ALL

OF US HERE, GOD BLESS YOU.

WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT WEEK.

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