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The 700 Club - September 9, 2016

A NYC cop is called to be downtown after 9/11. Plus, haunted by a crash, one sheriff goes searching for answers. Read Transcript


Wendy: TODAY...

READY TO GO OUT.

Wendy: A NEW YORK

CITY COP THAT WAS CALLED

TO BE DOWNTOWN AFTER 9/11.

THERE WAS THIS EERIE

SILENCE.

NOBODY WAS TALKING.

Wendy: PLUS...

IT WAS OBVIOUS THIS WAS

A REALLY BAD ACCIDENT.

I WOULDN'T BE SURPRISED IF

IT WAS A FATAL.

Wendy: ONE SHERIFF

GOES SEARCHING FOR

ANSWERS.

I GUESS I WAS LOOKING

FOR SOMETHING THAT WAS

MISSING.

Wendy: ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB."

*

Pat Gordon: WELL, WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

WITH JUST UNDER TWO MONTHS

TO GO, THE PRESIDENTIAL

RACE IS GETTING CLOSER

EVERY DAY.

A NEW POLL SHOWS DONALD

TRUMP IN HILLARY CLINTON

IN VERY TIGHT RACES IN

FOUR KEY SWING STATES.

Terry: CLINTON HAS

BEEN FALLING IN THE POLLS

AS MORE HEADLINES HAVE

COME UP ABOUT HER E-MAIL

PROBLEMS, AND AS CHARLENE

AARON REPORTS, TRUMP IS

STILL BRINGING IT UP ON

THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL.

Charlene: WITH JUST

59 DAYS UNTIL THE

ELECTION, HILLARY CLINTON

IS STILL FACING QUESTIONS

AND ATTACKS OVER HER

E-MAIL CONTROVERSY.

DONALD TRUMP TOOK SHOTS AT

HER OVER THE ISSUE ON

THURSDAY WHILE SPEAKING IN

CLEVELAND.

REMEMBER, HILLARY

CLINTON WAS E-MAILING

ABOUT THE DRONE PROGRAM,

AMONG MANY OTHER EXTREMELY

SENSITIVE MATTERS.

THIS IS YET MORE EVIDENCE

THAT CLINTON IS UNFIT TO

BE YOUR COMMANDER IN

CHIEF.

Charlene: CLINTON HAS

CLAIMED SHE DIDN'T SEND OR

RECEIVE ANY E-MAIL WITH

CLASSIFIED MARKINGS.

BUT A NEW REPORT FROM FOX

NEWS SAYS THAT A CLINTON

E-MAIL HAD CLASSIFIED

MARKINGS ON VIRTUALLY

EVERY PARAGRAPH.

MEANWHILE, CLINTON TALKED

FREELY ABOUT HER FAITH TO

THE NATIONAL BAPTIST

CONVENTION, THE OLDEST

AFRICAN-AMERICAN BAPTIST

DENOMINATION.

SPEAKING IN KANSAS CITY,

MISSOURI, ON THURSDAY, SHE

SAID...

SOMETIMES PEOPLE ASK

ME, ARE YOU A PRAYING

PERSON?

AND I TELL THEM, IF I

WASN'T ONE BEFORE...

[LAUGHTER]

[APPLAUSE]

WHEW!

ONE WEEK LIVING IN THE

WHITE HOUSE OR ON THE

CAMPAIGN TRAIL WOULD HAVE

TURNED ME INTO A PRAYING

PERSON.

Charlene: CLINTON'S

LEAD OVER TRUMP HAS BEEN

DROPPING IN THE POLLS IN

RECENT DAYS.

BUT THE RACE WILL, AS

ALWAYS, COME DOWN TO THE

ELECTORAL COLLEGE,

ESPECIALLY IN THE SWING

STATES.

AND THE POLLS SHOW THAT

THE RACE IS GETTING

TIGHTER IN FOUR OF THE KEY

STATES.

IN A NEW POLL THATLIES THAT ALSO

INCLUDES THE TWO

CANDIDATES, TRUMP HAS A

SLIGHT LEAD IN OHIO.

WHILE THE REPUBLICAN AND

DEMOCRAT ARE TIED IN

FLORIDA.

CLINTON STILL APPEARS TO

HAVE THE LEAD IN THE

ELECTORAL COLLEGE, BUT THE

CAMPAIGN IS FAR FROM OVER.

AND BOTH CANDIDATES ARE

LIKELY TO FOCUS THE LAST

TWO MONTHS OF THE CAMPAIGN

ON THE BATTLEGROUND

STATES, WHERE THE RACE

WILL ALMOST CERTAINLY BE

DECIDED.

> CHARLENE AARON, CBN

NEWS.

Gordon: IF YOU'RE NOT

REGISTERED TO VOTE, PLEASE

GO OUT AND REGISTER.

YOU'RE GOING TO BE RUNNING

OUT OF TIME IN A LOT OF

STATES, AND THEIR LAWS OF

HOW CLOSE TO AN ELECTION

YOU CAN BECOME REGISTERED

TO VOTE.

AND PLEASE MAKE PLANS TO

VOTE.

THIS IS GOING TO BE ONE OF

THE TIGHTEST PRESIDENTIAL

RACES, IN MY OPINION, IN

HISTORY.

> IN OTHER NEWS, NORTH

KOREA HAS CONDUCTED ITS

LARGEST NUCLEAR TEST YET.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM OUR CBN NEWS BUREAU

IN WASHINGTON.

JOHN?

John: THAT'S RIGHT,

GORDON.

NORTH KOREA SAYS ITS

LATEST AND MOST POWERFUL

TEST COULD ALLOW IT TO

BUILD STRONGER BUT SMALLER

AND LIGHTER NUCLEAR

WEAPONS.

SOUTH KOREA REPORTS THAT

THE BLAST FELT LIKE A

MAGNITUDE FIVE EARTHQUAKE.

THE EXPLOSIVE YIELD WAS

REPORTEDLY 70% TO 80% OF

THE FORCE OF THE ATOMIC

BOMB THAT WAS DROPPED ON

HIROSHIMA.

SOUTH KOREA SAYS THE TEST

SHOWS THE FANATIC

RECKLESSNESS OF THE KIM

JONG-UN GOVERNMENT.

> ADVOCATES FOR THE

PERSECUTED CHURCH ARE

URGING CHRISTIANS HERE IN

THE U.S. TO HELP THEIR

FELLOW BELIEVERS SUFFERING

INTENSE PERSECUTION IN THE

MIDDLE EAST.

ABIGAIL ROBERTSON BRINGS

US THAT STORY.

Reporter: THE

GREATEST HUMANITARIAN

CRISIS OF OUR ERA IS

UNFOLDING IN THE MIDDLE

EAST, WITH CHRISTIAN

POPULATIONS FACING

GENOCIDE.

A GROUP CALLED "IN DEFENSE

OF CHRISTIANS" ORGANIZED

THREE DAYS OF EVENTS IN

WASHINGTON.

AIMED NOT ONLY AT GETTING

LAWMAKERS TO ADDRESS THIS

ISSUE, BUT ALSO TO DISCUSS

HOW AMERICAN BELIEVERS CAN

GET INVOLVED.

THE SAD REALITY IS

WE'RE SEEING THINGS

ACTUALLY GET WORSE IN

IRAQ, IN SYRIA, AND EVEN

IN LEBANON.

SO I THINK WE'VE YET TO

TURN THE CORNER AND YET TO

KIND OF SORT OF WITNESS

THE PROGRESS WE'D LIKE TO

SEE.

Reporter: LEADERS SAY

ONE OF THE GREATEST HOPES

FOR ENDING CHRISTIAN PER

CONSTITUTIOCHRISTIANPERSECUTION IN THE MID DLE

EAST IS EVANGELICALS WHO

CAN ADVOCATE FOR THEIR

BROTHERS AND SISTERS

AROUND THE WORLD.

ONCE THIS ISSUE ENDS UP

IN THE HANDS OF AMERICAN

EVANGELICALS, THAT WILL BE

THE THING THAT CHANGES THE

ISSUE AND SAVES

CHRISTIANITY IN THE MIDDLE

EAST.

Reporter: DURAN

SUGGESTED HOW MARRIAGES

AND CHURCHES CAN HELP, BY

ADOPTING A REFUGEE FAMILY,

SPONSORING TRIPS TO SAFER

PARTS OF THE MIDDLE EAST,

AND LOBBYING FOR SAFE

HAVENS FOR THOSE

SUFFERING.

CALLING YOUR CONGRESS,

CALLING YOUR ELECTED

REPRESENTATIVES, TELLING

THAT YOU CARE ABOUT THE

CHRISTIANS IN THE MIDDLE

EAST.

TAKING SITE VISITS, GOING

TO REFUGEE CAMPS, TELLING

THE CHRISTIANS THAT THEY

CARE, SHOWING THEM THEY

CARE, AND FIGURING OUT

HUMANITARIAN AND POLITICAL

SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS

THEY FACE.

Reporter: IDC AND

OTHER GROUPS BELIEVE IF

ENOUGH CONGRESSMEN FIGHT

THE ISSUE, THE

ADMINISTRATION WILL BE

PUSHED TO GET INVOLVED,

TOO.

> REPORTING FROM

WASHINGTON, ABIGAIL

ROBERTSON, CBN NEWS.

John: THANKS,

ABIGAIL.

> THE LONG LEGAL SAGA

FOR FORMER VIRGINIA

GOVERNOR BOB McDONNELL

IS OVER.

PROPROSECUTORS ANNOUNCED THEY

WILL NOT PURSUE A SECOND

TRIAL AGAINST HIM OR HIS

WIFE.

THEY MADE THAT

DETERMINATION AFTER

REVIEWING THE SUPREME

COURT'S DECISION BACK IN

JUNE TO THROW OUT HIS

FRAUD CONVICTION.

AND HE SAYS HE NOW WILL

SERVE OTHERS OUTSIDE THE

POLITICAL ARENA.

HE IS FREE NOW, BUT A

HEFTY PRICE TO PAY FOR HIS

FREEDOM.

Gordon: HE WAS, AT

ONE TIME, ON A SHORT LIST

OF VICE PRESIDENTIAL

CANDIDATES.

IT IS A HEAVY PRICE BOB

AND MAUREEN HAVE PAID FOR

THIS.

CONGRATULATIONS THAT THE

SAGA IS NOW OVER.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO THE

NEXT STAGE OF THEIR LIVES,

WHERE THEY'RE GOING TO BE

SERVING OTHERS OUTSIDE OF

THE POLITICAL ARENA.

TERRY?

Terry: STILL TO COME,

A NOBODY OF NEW YORK

CITY'S FINEST WHO SAW THE

WORST OF HUMANITY AND THAT

WAS BEFORE 9/11.

I COULDN'T PROCESS THAT

IN MY BRAIN.

IT WAS BUILDING AND

BUILDING AND BUILDING --

THE PRECIOU PRESSURE WAS JUST

BUILDING IN MY BRAIN.

ANOTHER POLICE OFFICER

SAID, YOU LOOK LIKE YOU'RE

GOING TO EXPLODE.

Terry: WATCH THIS

Gordon: SUNDAY MARKS

THE 15th ANNIVERSARY OF

THE DAY THAT CHANGED

EVERYTHING.

9/11.

AMERICANS WATCHED IN

HORROR TO THE REPORTS OF

OUR CITIES ON FIRE, AND

WHEN BILLY AND HIS WIFE

SAW IT HAPPEN, THEY KNEW

THEY NEEDED TO HELP.

Reporter: U.S. ARMY

SOLDIER BILLY DIDN'T PLAN

ON A CAREER IN THE ARMED

FORCES, BUT 9/11 CHANGED

HIS MIND.

WHEN I SAW THOSE TOWERS

FALL, I REALLY CONNECTED

TO SERVING YOUR COUNTRY.

I NEEDED TO FOCUS ON WHAT

IT MEANS TO BE AN AMERICAN

AND DOING MY PART.

Reporter: BILLY

JOINED THE ARMY AND

DEPLOYED TO THE FRONT

LINES, LEAVING HIS WIFE

LINDSAY BEHIND, PREGNANT

WITH THEIR FIRST CHILD.

LINDSAY SUPPORTED HIS

DECISION TO ENLIST AND

TRUSTED GOD TO BRING HIM

HOME.

EVERY MILITARY WIFE HAS

THAT FEAR: WILL THEY COME

BACK?

YOU LET GO AND PUT YOUR

TRUST IN GOD.

YOU JUST TAKE ONE DAY AT A

TIME.

Reporter: SINCE THAT

FIRST YEAR, THE COUPLE HAS

NAVIGATED THROUGH MULTIPLE

DEPLOYMENTS AND RAISED

FOUR KIDS.

LINDSAY SAYS BILLY DOES A

GREAT JOB BALANCING HIS

CAREER AND FAMILY.

I'M VERY PROUD OF BILLY

GIVING ALL THIS TIME TO

OUR COUNTRY, TO OUR

FAMILY, AND BEING THE

EXAMPLE THAT HE HAS BEEN.

Reporter: BILLY

BELIEVES IT IS LINDSAY WHO

DESERVES THE RECOGNITION.

THE SPOUSES ARE THE

BACKBONE OF THIS COUNTRY

BECAUSE WITHOUT THEM,

THERE IS NO WAY WE COULD

DO ANYTHING AND DO WHAT WE

DO.

Reporter: THE FAMILY

DYNAMICS CHANGED

DRAMATICALLY WHEN THE

COUPLE TOOK IN TWO

SIBLINGS BEING RAISED BY

THEIR GRANDMOTHER.

WHEN SHE GOT SICK AND

COULD NO LONGER CARE FOR

THEM, BILLY AND LINDSAY

WERE APPROVED TO ADOPT THE

BOYS.

THAT MEANT REWORKING THE

FAMILY BUDGET.

WE HAD TO ANALYZE OUR

FINANCES.

MY MIND WAY RAISING.

LOOKING AT OUR FINANCES

AND OUR CURRENT SITUATION,

GOD IS GUIDING US AND HE

HAS ALWAYS PROVIDED AND

CONTINUES TO PROVIDE.

Reporter: BILLY AND

LINDSAY ARE MEMBERS OF

THIS CHURCH.

THE CHURCH CONTACTED CBN

AND ASKED IF WE COULD HELP

WITH THE ADOPTION FEES.

THEY SAID YES.

THEY WANTED TO PROVIDE

YOU ALL TO HELP WITH

$5,000 FOR THE LEGAL FEES.

Reporter: AND THAT

WASN'T THE ONLY SURPRISE.

THEY WANT TO TAKE YOU

ON A SHOPPING SPREE TO

SEARS.

AND THEY'RE GOING TO SPEND

HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS TODAY

WITH YOU AT SEARS.

WOW!

MAKING SURE THAT YOUR

KIDS HAVE FRESH TENNIS

SHOES.

AND BLUEJEANS AND WHATEVER

ELSE YOU ALL NEED.

THANK YOU.

WE OUGHT TO DO MORE

THAN JUST STAND BACK AND

APPLAUD.

THAT'S WHERE THEIR

ORGANIZATION HAS ALREADY

COME TO THE TABLE WITH

THAT.

THAT IS COOL.

WHICH ONE DO YOU LIKE?

Reporter: CBN TOOK

THE FAMILY SHOPPING TO BUY

WHAT THEY NEEDED TO

ACCOMMODATE ALL OF THE

CHILDREN.

NOW THIS ARMY FAMILY CAN

FOCUS ON FINALIZING THE

ADOPTION WITH A LITTLE

LESS FINANCIAL STRESS.

"HELPING THE HOMEFRONT"

HAS DEFINITELY CHANGED OUR

STORY AND COULD DEFINITELY

CHANGE OTHER MILITARY

FAMILIES' STORIES COME

TRUE THAT THEY DIDN'T EVEN

KNOW THEY COULD ASK FOR.

WE'RE SO THANKFUL.

Gordon: AND WE'RE

THANKFUL TO YOU.

IF YOU'RE A MEMBER OF "THE

700 CLUB," THANK YOU,

BECAUSE YOU'RE A PART OF

THAT.

IF YOU'RE NOT A MEMBER, WE

INVITE YOU TO JOIN.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL

US.

1-800-700-7000.

JUST SAY, I WANT TO BE A

MEMBER OF "THE 700 CLUB."

AND WHEN YOU CALL, ASK FOR

PLEDGE EXPRESS.

THAT'S ELECTRONIC MONTHLY

GIVING, WHERE THE BANK

DOES ALL OF THE WORK, AND

WE SEND AS OUR GIFT TO YOU

"POWER FOR LIFE, LIFE," MONTHLY

TEACHING C.D.s.

SO IF YOU WOULD LIKE

THOSE, ASK FOR PLEDGE

EXPRESS.

AND IF YOU WANT TO

DESIGNATE YOUR GIFT TO

"HELPING THE HOMEFRONT,"

YOU CAN DO THAT.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SAY,

ON THE PHONE, I WANT TO

GIVE TO "HELPING THE

HOMEFRONT."

WHAT WE WANT TO DO IS HELP

MILITARY FAMILIES AND

RECOGNIZE THAT THE

FAMILIES OF OUR SERVICE

MEMBERS ARE SERVING AS

WELL.

AND WE WANT TO HELP THEM

IN THEIR TIME OF NEED.

SO OFTEN THERE IS MORE

MONTH THAN MONEY FOR THEM,

AND WE WANT TO BRIDGE THAT

GAP SO THAT WE RECOGNIZE

THEIR SERVICE AS WELL. IF

YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

IT, CALL US.

1-800-700-7000.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, THE LATE

MISTER ROGERS ONCE SAID,

WHEN YOU SEE SCARY THINGS

IN THE NEWS, LOOK FOR THE

HELPERS.

AFTER THE 9/11 ATTACKS,

ANDREW COLUMBIA WAS ONE OF

THOSE HEL HELPERS.

ANDREW WAS A SHOULDER TO

LEAN ON, THANKS TO A

SHOWDOWN HE ONCE HAD WITH

GOD.

I WENT DOWN THERE THE

DAY AFTER THE ATTACKS TOOK

PLACE.

I WAS ON THE TASKFORCE

WITH OTHER PASTORS AND

MINISTERS.

THE TOWER JUST

COLLAPSED.

THE OTHER IS READY TO

COLLAPSE.

READY TO COLLAPSE.

THERE WAS THIS EERIE

SILENCE.

THERE WAS PEOPLE ALL OVER

THE PLACE, BUT NOBODY WAS

TALKING.

I WAS IN SHOCK AND I WAS

PRAYING, LORD, GIVE ME THE

STRENGTH TO BE ABLE TO

MINISTER HERE.

I GREW UP IN STATEN

ISLAND, NEW YORK.

I THOUGHT I LIVED A PRETTY

NORMAL LIFE, LIKE MOST

KIDS.

MY MOTHER AND FATHER, WE

WERE NOMINAL CHURCH-GOERS.

BUT I ALWAYS FELT LIKE

THERE WAS SOMETHING WRONG

WITH ME, AND I DIDN'T KNOW

WHY.

I DIDN'T HANDLE REJECTION

WELL.

IF SOMEBODY DIDN'T LIKE

ME, IT REALLY BOTHERED ME.

I WOULD SAY, WHAT'S WRONG

WITH ME?

WHY DO I FEEL AFRAID?

WHY DO I FEEL INSECURE?

WHEN YOU'RE FEELING

INSECURE, IT IS HARD TO

THINK YOU'RE WORTHY OF

ANYTHING.

WAS I WORTHY OF LOVE?

I DON'T KNOW.

THAT KIND OF FESTERED OVER

THE YEARS.

AND AS I GOT OLDER AND

WENT INTO MY TEEN YEARS,

THAT'S WHERE THE ANGER

STARTED COMING IN.

THERE WERE TIMES WHERE I

WOULD WAKE UP IN THE

MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, AND I

WOULD BE LITERALLY

SHAKING.

I KNEW IN MY HEART THAT

THERE WAS SOMETHING DEEP

THAT WASN'T RIGHT.

I WAS AFRAID TO DEAL WITH

IT.

JANUARY 20th OF 1987,

I'M 21 YEARS OLD, AND I

WAS A MACHO GUY.

I DIDN'T LOOK AFRAID.

I DIDN'T LOOK INSECURE.

I THINK I HAD MOST PEOPLE

FOOLED.

AND I HAD BECOME A COP.

NOW I HAVE A PLATFORM TO

BE AGGRESSIVE.

NOW I HAVE AN OUTLET FOR

ANGER.

I WOULD NOT TAKE CRAP FROM

NOBODY.

IF YOU WERE GOING TO SAY

SOMETHING TO ME THAT I

DIDN'T LIKE, I WAS GOING

TO GIVE IT BACK TO YOU.

AND I DON'T CARE IF YOU

WERE A SERGEANT OR A

CAPTAIN OR WHOEVER.

THIS ONE SERGEANT IN

PARTICULAR, HE GOES,

COLOMBIA, I'M SENDING YOU

TO THE FIGHTING NINTH.

AND I SAID, THE FIGHTING

NINTH, WHERE IS THAT?

AND HE SAID, THAT'S THE

LOWER EAST SIDE OF

MANHATTAN, JUST WHERE YOU

BELONG.

WELL, THE LOWER EAST SIDE,

FROM MID-TO-LATE '80s

INTO THE '90s WAS ONE OF

THE ROUGHEST AREAS IN NEW

YORK CITY.

IT WAS THE DRUG CAPITAL OF

THE COUNTRY.

AND THE SYMBOL FOR THE

PRECINCT WAS AN OUTHOUSE.

IT WAS A PRECINCT

PARTICULAR YOU GOWHEREYOU GOT YOUR HANDS D IRTY.

THERE WASN'T A WEEK THAT

HAD GONE BY WHERE I WASN'T

DEALING WITH AN

EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED

PEOPLE OR WHACKED OUT ON

DRUGS.

I SAW 3-YEAR-OLDS BLEEDING

AND CRYING.

I COULDN'T PROCESS THAT IN

MY BRAIN.

WHEN I SAW A CHILD BEING

HURT, I WANTED VENGEANCE.

IT WOULD INFURIATE ME.

IF A WOMAN WAS BEAT UP BY

HER BOYFRIEND, HE WAS

GOING TO PAY.

I'M SEEING THIS STUFF

EVERY DAY, TRYING TO BE A

FATHER AND HUSBAND AND

RAISE A FAMILY.

AND THE PRESSURE WAS JUST

BUILDING AND BUILDING AND

BUILDING.

THE PRESSURE WAS JUST

BUILDING.

ONE OF THE GUYS I WORK

WITH, HE SAID, YOU KNOW,

COLOMBIA, YOU LOOK LIKE

YOU'RE GOING TO EXPLODE.

NOW IT'S, LIKE, OKAY,

YOU'RE FOUND OUT.

THAT NIGHT I DECIDED TO

HAVE A SHOWDOWN WITH GOD.

I WENT UP TO THAT ROOF

THAT NIGHT, AND I BEGAN TO

CURSE AT GOD AND SCREAM AT

GOD.

EVERYTHING THAT WAS IN ME,

ALL THAT EMOTION, ALL THAT

ANGER, ALL OF THAT

FRUSTRATION, I JUST HAD TO

LET IT OUT.

I TOOK MY GUN OUT AND I

WAVED IT IN THE AIR, AND I

SAID, GOD, IF YOU'RE REAL

AND YOU'RE THERE, WHAT IS

STOPPING ME FROM BLOWING

MY BRAINS OUT RIGHT NOW.

WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME?

I WANT TO KNOW NOW!

WHEN I DID THAT, THAT'S

WHEN EVERYTHING CHANGED.

WORDS CAME OUT OF MY

MOUTH, YOU WERE MOLE

LEFTEMOLESTEDAS A CHILD.

AND I SAID GOD, IF THAT IS

REAL, I WANT ANOTHER SIGN.

AND THE WORDS CAME OUT OF

MY MIND AGAIN, YOU WERE

MOLESTED AS A CHILD.

I SAID, GOD, IF THAT'S

REAL, I WANT ANOTHER SIGN.

AND THE THIRD TIME, I FELT

THIS PRESENCE THAT I NEVER

FELT BEFORE.

THIS LIGHT ENCASED AROUND

ME.

I JUST FELT LOVE.

IT WAS THE ANSWER TO MY

FEAR.

IT WAS THE ANSWER TO MY

INSECURITY.

IT WAS THE ANSWER TO MY

PAIN.

I SAW GOD AS THIS LOVING

FATHER.

WHO CARED ENOUGH ABOUT ME

TO BE HONEST WITH ME.

HE EXPOSED THE DEEPEST

SECRET IN MY LIFE THAT I

WAS AFRAID TO FACE OR DEAL

WITH.

AND HE GAVE ME A WHOLE NEW

LIFE.

AND ONE OF THE THINGS WE

HAD TO DO WAS ON A SUNDAY

MORNING, WE WOULD HAVE TO

WALK UP 10 FLIGHTS OF

STAIRS TO GO TO THE TOP OF

BUILDINGS, WHEN WE WOULD

GET A CALL SUNDAY MORNING,

TO CHASE THE HOMELESS GUYS

OFF THE ROOF.

I WERE GET UP THERE AND I

WAS MEAN TO THOSE GUYS.

AFTER I GOT SAVED, I

REMEMBER ONE TIME I WENT

UP TO THE ROOF.

AND THERE WAS THIS GUY,

URINE AND VOMIT ALL OVER

HIM, AND I LOOKED AT THIS

GUY AND I WAS OVERWHELMED

WITH COMPASSION.

AND I WALKED OVER TO HIM,

AND I SAID TO HIM, DO YOU

KNOW THAT GOD LOVES YOU?

DO YOU KNOW THAT?

AND THIS MAN STARTED

CRYING.

AND I HUGGED HIM AND I

PRAYED WITH THAT MAN ON

THE ROOF.

GOD CHANGED MY HEART SO

MUCH THAT WHAT HE DID FOR

ME, I KNEW HE CAN DO FOR

ANYONE ELSE.

PEOPLE WENT THROUGH THIS

TRAUMATIC EVENT OF 9/11 ON

SO MANY LEVELS.

THEY WERE SO TRAUMATIZED

BY THAT EVENT, IT AFFECTED

OTHER EVENTS IN THEIR

LIFE.

AND I WAS ABLE TO HELP

PEOPLE PROCESS THAT.

IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL THING,

TO BE ABLE TO HELP PEOPLE

IN THAT TIME.

I BELIEVE THIS: THERE IS A

TIME AND SEASON FOR EVERY

HUMAN BEING TO HAVE THEIR

ENCOUNTER WITH GOD.

AND FOR ME, IT WAS 26

YEARS OLD.

ECCLESIASTES 3 SAYS,

"THERE IS A TIME AND A

SEASON FOR EVERYTHING."

AND GOD IS WAITING FOR

PEOPLE TO SEE IF HE IS

REAL.

Terry: HERE IS WHAT

JESUS SAID: "YOU'LL KNOW

THE TRUTH, AND THE TRUTH

WILL SET YOU FREE."

AND IT IS NOT JUST THE

TRUTH OF YOUR PAST HISTORY

OR YOUR FEELINGS, YOUR

INNER BEING.

IT'S ALSO THE TRUTH OF WHO

HE IS.

HE SAYS, "I AM THE WAY,

THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE."

IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING IN

YOUR LIFE TODAY THAT IS

HINDERING YOUR

RELATIONSHIP WITH THE ONE

WHO CREATED YOU, THAT IS

KEEPING YOU FROM KNOWING

WHAT YOUR PURPOSE HERE IS,

YOUR VALUE IS HERE -- IF

YOU FEEL LIKE THOSE ARE

ALL THINGS THAT ARE ISSUES

FOR YOU, WOULD YOU CALL

AND PRAY WITH ONE OF OUR

PEOPLE HERE TODAY.

THERE ARE PEOPLE JUST LIKE

YOU, JUST LIKE ME, WHO

HAVE COME TO KNOW THE

FORGIVING,

ALL-ENCOMPASSING LOVE OF

GOD.

AND THEY'RE HERE TODAY

JUST TO PRAY WITH YOU.

OUR LINE IS TOLL-FREE.

IT'S: 1-800-700-7000.

JESUS IS REAL, AND WHAT HE

WANTS TO DO IN YOUR LIFE

IS JUST AS REAL AS WHAT HE

WANTED TO DO, AND DID DO,

IN ANDREW'S LIFE.

THAT'S WHY WE SHARED THAT

STORY WITH YOU, TO SAY

WHAT HE DID FOR ANDREW, HE

CAN DO FOR YOU.

DON'T WALK AWAY FROM HIM.

WALK TOWARDS HIM.

HE IS THE ANSWER.

> WELL, STILL AHEAD, A

LIFE-ALTERING CAR CRASH,

NOT BECAUSE SOMEONE DIED

IN AN ACCIDENT, BUT

BECAUSE SOMEONE DIDN'T

DIE.

HER MOTHER LOOKED AT ME

AND SAID, WE COULD BE

PLAYING A FUNERAL RIGHT

NOW, AND KATIE IS ALIVE.

Terry: HEAR WHY THAT

CAUSED HIM TO QUESTION

EVERYTHING HE KNEW.

THAT'S LATER ON TODAY'S

SHOW.

Terry: WE ARE IN THE

FINAL DAY OF OUR FALL WEEK

OF PRAYER, BUT WE'RE ONLY

BEGINNING OUR 40-DAY

CAMPAIGN TO PRAY FOR

AMERICA.

YOU CAN GET MORE

INFORMATION ON THAT BY

GOING TO

prayforAmericagovernmenAmerica.com.

> YESTERDAY WE MET TO

PRAY AT OUR CHAP PELEL, AND

OUR FEATURED SPEAKER WAS

PASTOR MARK STRONG.

TAKE A LOOK.

THE GOD OF THE UNIVERSE

WILL GIVE US THE STRENGTH,

THE ENCOURAGEMENT, AND THE

FORTITUDE WE NEED TO KEEP

GOING AND GET THE JOB

DONE.

THE KEY TO SEEING GOD'S

KINGDOM HAPPEN HERE ON

EARTH IS THAT CRITICAL

PIECE CALL PRAYER.

CAN I SUBMIT TO YOU TODAY

THAT GOD CAN STILL DO

SOMETHING GREAT.

MAYBE YOU HAVE ISSUES

GOING ON IN YOUR MARRIAGE.

MAYBE THERE ARE ISSUES

WITH YOUR CHILDREN.

MAYBE YOU HAVE ISSUES

GOING ON IN YOUR OWN

PHYSICAL BODY.

CAN I TELL YOU THAT PRAYER

HAS THE POWER TO CHANGE

SITUATIONS.

[APPLAUSE]

YOU AND I BOTH HAVE TO

FORGIVE IF WE'RE GOING TO

PRAY TO MOVE MOUNTAINS AND

CHANGE SITUATIONS.

Terry: WELL, AS WE

MENTIONED EARLIER, WE ARE

IN THE BEGINNING STAGES OF

OUR "PRAY FOR AMERICA"

CAMPAIGN, WHICH BEGAN ON

MONDAY.

IT IS GOING TO RUN UNTIL

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14th.

HERE IS WHAT WE WOULD LIKE

YOU TO DO: GO TO PRA GO TO

prayforAmerica.com.

OUR GOAL IS TO HAVE ALL 50

STATES COVERED IN PRAYER

DURING THIS 40-DAY

CAMPAIGN.

LET YOU US KNOW YOU ARE

GOING TO PRAY FOR AMERICA

BY GOING TO HASHTAG PRAY

FOR AMERICA.

AND YOU CAN GET YOUR

BUMPER STICKER BY GOING

TO prayforAmerica.com.

OR YOU CAN CALL OUR NEW

PHONE NUMBER, AND IT'S:

1-800-700-7000.

IT'S 1-800-700-7000,

THAT'S EASY TO REMEMBER.

Gordon: OKAY, AND

IT'S TIME TO PRAY.

A FINANCIAL MIRACLE TO

REPAIR THE ROOF ON OUR

HOUSE.

HEALING OF MENTAL ILLNESS,

BIPOLAR DEPRESSION.

A HUSBAND TO BE FREE OF

PTSD, DEPRESSION, AND

FEELINGS OF WORTHLESS NES.

HEALING AND RESTORATION

FOR RELATIONSHIPS WITH

FAMILY AND FRIENDS, CHURCH

MEMBERS AND PARENTS AND

CHILDREN.

Terry: I'VE GOT

SOMEONE SAYING THAT WE

WOULD LIKE PRAYER THAT GOD

WOULD RESTORE THE

CARTILAGE TO MY KNEE.

SOMEONE ELSE SAYING, I

NEED HEALING FROM BREAST

CANCER, AFFECTING BOTH

BREASTS.

AND PRAYER FOR A HOMELESS

VIETNAM P.O.W., WHO IS A

NEW CHRISTIAN AND NEEDS

PRAYER AND SUPPORT AS A

NEW BELIEVER.

AND ONE SAYING WE NEED

HEALING FOR A COUPLE WHO

SUFFERING FROM C.O.P.D.

THOSE ARE THE ONES I'M

HOLDING, BUT THERE ARE

THOUSANDS MORE.

Gordon: LET'S PRAY

FOR THEM, PRAY YOU, AND

ALSO PRAY FOR AMERICA.

WE NEED TO COME TOGETHER

AS A NATION.

REGARDLESS OF WHO WINS IN

AN ELECTION, WE NEED TO

REALIZE WE HAVE TO UNIFY.

THERE ARE ENEMIES AGAINST

US IN THE WORLD TODAY, AND

WE NEED TO BE ONE NATION

UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE.

LORD, WE LIFT THESE NEEDS

TO YOU.

AND THE PEOPLE, YOUR

PEOPLE, YOUR CHILDREN, WHO

ARE SUFFERING, AND WHETHER

IT IS DISEASE IN THEIR

BODY OR FINANCIAL NEEDS OR

RELATIONSHIPS THAT NEED TO

BE RESTORED OR FORGIVENESS

FOR WHAT THEY HAVE DONE,

LORD, YOU ARE THE ANSWER

TO EVERY HUMAN NEED.

AND SO WE LIFT THEM TO

YOU.

WE LIFT THEM TO

YOUR-A-THOYOURTHRONE OF GRACE.

WE LIFT THEM TO YOUR

MERCY, AND WE ASK FOR

MERCY.

IN YOUR MERCY, LORD GOD,

JUST STRETCH FORTH YOUR

HAND TO FORGIVE AND TO

RESTORE.

Terry: FATHER, WE

PRAY FOR OUR NATION DURING

THIS CRITICAL TIME OF

PRAYER, THAT YOU WOULD

REMIND US EVERY DAY TO

SEEK YOUR FACE, TO TURN TO

YOU, TO HAVE NO KING BUT

KING JESUS.

AND, LORD, THAT WE WOULD

BE INSTRUMENTS OF YOUR

PEACE, INSTRUMENTS OF YOUR

WISDOM, INSTRUMENTS OF

YOUR HEALING, GOD, THAT

OUR NATION MIGHT BECOME

WHOLE AND ONCE AGAIN UNDER

YOU, LORD.

Gordon: AMEN.

LORD, WE THANK YOU.

WE THANK YOU FOR

ESTABLISHING AMERICA.

WE THANK YOU FOR DRAWING

PEOPLE TO COME HERE, THAT

THEY MIGHT LIVE FREE AND

WORSHIP FREELY AND HAVE

FREEDOM OF SPEECH, FREEDOM

OF RELIGION, FREEDOM OF

ASSEMBLY.

YOU ESTABLISHED THIS

PLACE.

A PLACE OF REFUGE REFUGE FOR ALL

OF THE NATIONS OF THE

WORLD.

LORD, HAVE MERCY ON

AMERICA.

AND TURN US ONCE AGAIN TO

YOU.

RESTORE US FOR

RIGHTEOUSNESS SCAWLT EXALTS A

NATION.

RESTORE US, LORD GOD, FOR

WE ASK IT IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

JOIN WITH US IN THIS 40

DAYS OF PRAYER FOR

AMERICA.

WE NEED TO PRAY LIKE NEVER

BEFORE.

AND REA REALIZE THAT IT STARTS

WITH THE CHURCH.

ARE WE LIVING AS

CHRISTIANS?

ASK YOURSELF THAT?

ARE YOU LIVING AS A

CHRISTIAN?

YOU CALL YOURSELF THAT.

YOU'RE TAKING THE NAME.

YOU'RE SAYING I'M A

FOLLOWER OF JESUS.

BUT EXAMINE YOURSELF

DURING THESE 40 DAYS.

AND IF THERE IS ANY

SHORTFALL, REPENT OF IT.

TURN TO GOD AND REALIZE HE

IS FULL OF COMPASSION AND

MERCY.

HE WANTS YOU WITH HIM FOR

ALL ETERNITY.

SO HAVE THIS BE A TIME OF

RESTORATION, OF HEALING

FOR YOURSELF, AND THEN

LIFT UP YOUR CHURCH, YOUR

NEIGHBORHOOD, YOUR STREET,

YOUR CITY, AND ESPECIALLY

YOUR NATION, THAT WE COULD

ONCE AGAIN BE ONE NATION

UNDER GOD.

YESTERDAY WE SHOWED YOU

THE STORY OF A YOUNG WOMAN

NAMED KATIE LENZ, WHO

MIRACULOUSLY SURVIVED A

HEAD-ON COLLISION.

NOW WE WANT YOU TO SEE THE

OTHER SIDE OF THAT STORY.

SHERIFF RICHARD ADAIR WAS

THE FIRST MAN WHO ARRIVED

ON THE SCENE AFTER THAT

NEAR FATAL CRASH.

AND WHAT HE SAW THAT DAY

CHANGED HIS LIFE.

HERE IS WHY.

THE TRAFFIC WAS

STOPPED, AND I ACTUALLY

DROVE RIGHT UP TO THE

REMAINS OF THIS GREEN

MERCEDES.

AND IT WAS ON ITS SIDE,

WITH THE ROOF FACING ME AS

I PULLED UP.

Reporter: ON

AUGUST 4, 2013, DEPUTY

RICHARD ADAIR OF THE ROSS

COUNTY SHERIFF'S

DEPARTMENT IN MISSOURI

RESPONDED TO AN ACCIDENT

INVOLVING TWO CARS IN A

HEAD-ON COLLISION.

IT WAS OBVIOUS THAT

THIS WAS A REALLY BAD

ACCIDENT.

IT WOULDN'T BE SURPRISING

IF IT WAS A FATAL.

THE GIRL, THE DRIVER,

KATIE -- ALL I COULD SEE

WAS THE TOP OF HER HEAD,

AND ONE HAND THAT WAS

STICKING OUT.

I ACTUALLY HELD HER HAND

AND TALKED TO HER AND

TRIED TO CALM HER.

Reporter: BUT NONE OF

HIS TRAINING OR 30 YEARS

OF EXPERIENCE PREPARED HIM

FOR WHAT CAME NEXT.

SHE SAID SHE WANTED TO

PRAY OUT LOUD.

AND THEN I BECAME

MORTIFIED.

Reporter: RICHARD HAD

GROWN UP IN CHURCH, BUT TO

HIM PRAYER WAS JUST AN

EMPTY RITUAL TO A FAR

AWAY, UNCARING GOD.

I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO

PRAY OUT LOUD.

I KNEW THE OUR FATHER AND

HAIL MARY.

I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO PRAY

WELL.

FOR ME, PERSONALLY, IT WAS

MORTIFYING.

CURTIS WHITE, THE

GENTLEMAN THERE, I ASKED

HIM, COULD YOU PRAY FOR

HER.

AND HE SAID, NO PROBLEM.

AND HE TOOK HER HAND, AND

I MADE AN EXCUSE TO CHECK

THE OTHER DRIVER.

Reporter: THE OTHER

DRIVER SUFFERED MINOR

INJURIES, BUT HAD BEEN

DRINKING AND CHARGED WITH

A D.U.I.

AS FOR KATIE, IT TOOK FIRE

CREWS TWO HOURS TO SAFELY

CUT HER OUT OF THE TANGLED

WRECKAGE, AND PUT HER ON A

CHOPPER TO THE NEAREST

TRAUMA UNIT.

MEANWHILE, RICHARD

COULDN'T STOP THINKING

ABOUT THE YOUNG WOMAN,

THAT DESPITE BEING IN

EXCRUCIATING PAIN AND

HOLDING ON TO LIFE,

CONTINUED ASKING PEOPLE TO

PRAY.

KATIE NEVER SCREAMED.

SHE NEVER CRIED OUT LOUD.

SHE NEVER CURSED.

SHE NEVER WAS ANGRY.

ALL SHE DID WAS PRAY OUT

LOUD.

AND I JUST COULDN'T

BELIEVE THAT AS A 50

SOMETHING-YEAR-OLD MAN,

HOW THAT YOUNG GIRL HAD

THAT MUCH FAITH IN GOD,

AND I DIDN'T.

Reporter: THAT'S

BECAUSE OVER THE PAST

YEAR, RICHARD HAD BEEN

TRYING TO COME TO TERMS

WITH THE DISAPPOINTMENTS

AND FAILURES IN HIS OWN

LIFE AND WAS SEARCHING FOR

MEANING AND PURPOSE.

YOU KNOW, I WANTED TO

GO TO CHURCH.

I GUESS I WAS LOOKING FOR

SOMETHING THAT WAS

MISSING.

Reporter: THEN LATER

RICHARD AND HIS WIFE,

DEBBIE, VISITED KATIE AND

HER FAMILY AS BLESSING

HOSPITAL IN QUINCY,

ILLINOIS.

I LOOKED AT MY WIFE,

AND I SAID, I CAN'T

BELIEVE HOW HAPPY

EVERYBODY IS.

IT IS ALMOST LIKE WE'RE AT

A BIRTHDAY PARTY.

AND HER MOTHER LOOKED AT

ME AND SAID, WE COULD BE

PLANNING A FUNERAL RIGHT

NOW, AND KATIE IS ALIVE.

AND BECAUSE OF GOD'S

GRACE, KATIE IS ALIVE.

Reporter: FINALLY

RICHARD UNDERSTOOD WHAT HE

HAD BEEN STRUGGLING WITH.

I WAS MISSING A

RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.

I HAD NO RELATIONSHIP WITH

GOD.

Reporter: SOON

AFTERWARDS RICHARD AND

DEBBIE WENT TO A LOCAL

CHURCH SERVICE.

I KNEW THE FIRST TIME I

WAS THERE, THEY WERE

TALKING ABOUT GOD AND

JESUS, AND IT JUST

CLICKED.

I DON'T KNOW HOW TO

EXPLAIN IT.

I KNEW AT THAT MOMENT IT

WAS LIKE SOMEONE OPENING

THEIR EYES FOR THE FIRST

TIME.

Reporter: IN THE

COMING MONTHS, RICHARD

STARTED READING THE BIBLE

AND PRAYING.

AS HE DID, HE CAME TO

UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT

GOD'S LOVE AND

FORGIVENESS.

DURING THAT TIME, HE

COMMITED HIS LIFE TO JESUS

CHRIST.

I REALIZED THAT I HAD

TO BECOME RIGHT WITH GOD.

AND I HAD TO CORRECT

THINGS.

I HAD TO LET GO OF ANGER

THAT I HELD WITH OTHERS.

AND LET IT GO.

IT'S NOT FOR ME TO JUDGE.

IT'S OVER.

RELEASE THAT.

LET IT GO.

Reporter: AS HE GREW

IN HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH

GOD, THE PEOPLE HE FELT HE

NEEDED TO SHARE HIS NEW

FAITH WITH THE MOST WERE

HIS CHILDREN.

I HAD NEVER EVEN TALKED

TO MY OWN CHILDREN ABOUT

GOD.

I MEAN, THEY WENT TO

PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS, THEY

DID ALL OF THE SACRAMENTS

THAT RELIGION HAD YOU DO,

THINGS I FAILED TO TEACH

THEM.

AND THAT WAS HARD.

IT'S NOT EASY GOING TO

YOUR GROWN CHILDREN AND

SAYING, HEY, I MESSED UP.

I DIDN'T KNOW GOD AND

DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO SHOW

YOU WHO GOD WAS.

Reporter: AS RICHARD

LIVED OUT HIS FAITH,

DEBBIE AND HIS CHILDREN

ALSO MADE A COMMITMENT TO

JESUS CHRIST.

HERE I AM A 53-YEAR-OLD

MAN, AND 30 YEARS AS A

COP, AND I'M FILLING UP

BECAUSE IT IS EMOTIONAL.

AND IT IS.

IT'S HARD TO EXPLAIN.

SOMETIMES IT IS HARD TO

PUT INTO WORDS.

GOD USED KATIE THAT DAY,

AND HER SUFFERING.

Reporter: AND IT IS

ALL BECAUSE OF A YOUNG

WOMAN, A STRANGER WHO HAD

THE FAITH TO PRAY.

IT IS A SIMPLE PRAYER.

IT'S JUST TALKING TO GOD.

AND HAVING THAT

RELATIONSHIP TO BE ABLE TO

DO THAT.

Gordon: IT'S JUST

TALKING TO GOD.

BUT KNOWING THAT

RELATIONSHIP, KNOWING HIM,

KNOWING THAT HE IS THERE,

KNOWING THAT IN HIM WITH

LIVE AND MOVE AND HAVE OUR

BEING.

AND HE'S NOT FAR AWAY.

HE IS NOT OFF ON SOME

CLOUD, SITTING ON A

THRONE.

HE IS RIGHT THERE.

HE IS ALL AROUND YOU.

AND WHEN YOU HAVE THAT

UNDERSTANDING, YOU HAVE

THAT RELATIONSHIP, THEN

THAT CONVERSATION, THAT

PRAYER, GETS VERY EASY.

AND THEN YOUR EARS ARE

OPEN AND YOU CAN ACTUALLY

HEAR HIS VOICE.

AND YOU CAN SEE HIM MOVE

IN THE MOST DIFFICULT

TIMES OF LIFE.

YOU KNOW THAT HE IS THERE.

AND HE IS A COMFORT FOR

YOU.

IF YOU DON'T KNOW HIM, IF

YOU'VE NEVER HEARD HIS

VOICE, IF JUST LIKE

RICHARD YOU'RE SAYING, I

WOULDN'T EVEN KNOW HOW TO

PRAY FOR SOMEBODY.

I WOULDN'T KNOW HOW TO DO

THAT.

I WANT THIS TO BE YOUR

DAY, WHERE YOU MEET HIM

AND YOU UNDERSTAND THAT HE

IS ABLE TO TAKE CARE OF

ALL OF IT.

WHERE YOU CAN HAVE THAT

PRESENCE OF LOVE ALL

AROUND YOU, IN YOU,

OVERFLOWING.

ALL IT TAKES IS THAT

SIMPLE PRAYER.

THAT SIMPLE REQUEST.

JESUS, IF YOU'RE THERE, IF

THIS IS REAL, COULD YOU

SHOW ME.

AND IF YOU PRAY THAT WITH

ALL OF YOUR HEART --

YOU'RE NOT PLAYING GAMES

WITH GOD, BUT YOU'RE

ASKING WITH ALL OF YOUR

HEART -- HE'LL ANSWER.

HE'LL COME TO YOU BECAUSE

THAT'S WHAT JESUS DOES.

HE LEAVES THE 99 TO GO

SEARCH FOR THE ONE, AND

THAT'S YOU.

IF THIS IS FOR YOU, DON'T

TURN AWAY.

RIGHT NOW LETS PRAY

TOGETHER AND LET JESUS DO

ALL THE REST.

PRAY WITH ME.

JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT,

JUST SAY HIS NAME, AND SAY

IT OUT LOUD.

JESUS -- SAY IT OUT LOUD,

LIKE YOU'RE TALKING

DIRECTLY TO HIM.

JESUS, I COME TO YOU AND I

ASK THAT YOU COME INTO MY

LIFE, INTO MY HEART, THAT

YOU WOULD REVEAL YOURSELF

TO ME.

JESUS, YOU KNOW THE THINGS

THAT I'VE DONE WRONG.

YOU KNOW THE THINGS WHERE

I'VE FALLEN SHORT.

AND I ASK THAT YOU FORGIVE

THAT.

BUT, MORE IMPORTANTLY, I

WANT YOU IN MY LIFE.

I WANT TO KNOW YOU.

I WANT TO THIS

RELATIONSHIP.

SO HEAR MY PRAYER, COME

INTO MY HEART, AND IF

YOU'LL DO THIS, I WANT TO

FOLLOW YOU ALL 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

BAPTISTISM IN YOUR LOVE.

I ASK THAT YOU WOULD JUST

MANIFEST.

TURN ON THE LIGHT SO THEY

CAN SEE.

OPEN THEIR EARS THAT THEY

CAN HEAR YOUR VOICE.

AND LET YOUR PRESENCE

RIGHT NOW FILL THEM TO

OVERFLOWING.

OVERWHELM THEM WITH YOUR

LOVE, 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 GO TO THE

PHONE AND TELL SOMEONE

THAT YOU DID.

THE BIBLE SAYS IF YOU

BELIEVE IN YOUR HEART AND

THEN CONFESS WITH YOUR

MOUTH -- WHAT DO YOU HAVE

TO BELIEVE?

YOU HAVE TO BELIEVE IN

JESUS, THAT HE IS THE

MESSIAH, THEY HE CAME AND

DIED FOR YOUR SINS AND

THEN HE ROSE AGAIN.

IF YOU BELIEVE THAT IN

YOUR HEART AND CONFESS IT,

THEN YOU SHALL BE SAVED.

WE MADE IT EASY FOR YOU.

JUST CALL 1-800-700-7000.

SAY I PRAYED WITH THAT GUY

ON TV, AND I ASKED JESUS

TO COME INTO MY HEART.

WHEN YOU CALL, I'VE GOT

SOMETHING FREE FOR YOU.

IT IS A C.D. TEACHING.

WHAT DO YOU DO NOW?

HOW DO YOU LIVE THE

CHRISTIAN LIFE?

AND IT'S GOT A PACKET

FILLED WITH BIBLE VERSES.

IT IS ALL FREE.

THE PHONE CALL IS FREE.

NO FINANCIAL OBLIGATION AT

ALL.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS

CALL: 1-800-700-7000.

TERRY, OVER TO YOU.

Terry: COMING UP

LATER, A TIMELESS STORY

GETS A MODERN DAY TWIST.

CORBIN BERNSTEIN TAKES US

INSIDE "UNLAWFULLY YOURS,"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Charlene: WELCOME

BACK TO "THE 700 CLUB."

TIM TEBOW IS JOINING THE

NEW YORK METS' BASEBALL

FAMILY.

THE FORMER NFL PLAYER WILL

BE GETTING SOME BASEBALL

TRAINING BEFORE PLAYING

FOR THE MELTS IN THE MINOR

LEAGUES.

HE'LL GET A CRASH COURSE

AT THE METS' TRAINING CAMP

IN FLORIDA.

BUT TEBOW HAS A LONG ROAD

BEFORE POSSIBLY ENTERING

THE BIG LEAGUES.

EXPERTS SAY HE HAS AN

IMPRESSIVE BATTING

PRACTICE POWER BUT

STRUGGLES AGAINST FORMER

MAJOR LEAGUE PITCHERS.

> "OPERATION BLESSING"

IN PERU HAS CHANGED A

FAMILY'S LIFE FOR THE

BETTER.

TEDDY, A SINGLE FATHER,

HAS BEEN CARING FOR HIS

AILING DAUGHTER.

SHE IS SUFFERING FROM

INFECTIONS CAUSED BY

PARASITES.

WHEN NOT TAKING CARE OF

HER, HE IS WORKING, TRYING

TO PROVIDE FOR HIS ENTIRE

FAMILY.

BECAUSE OF HIS SMALL AND

BROKEN DOWN HOME, SPAS SPACE

WAS LIMITED FOR HIM TO

COOK.

"OPERATION BLESSING" PERU

SAW HIS STRUGGLE AND WAS

ABLE TO BUILD THE FAMILY A

NEW HOUSE.

NOW THANKS TO "OPERATION

BLESSING," TEDDY AND HIS

CHILDREN CAN LOOK FORWARD

TO A HAPPY AND HEALTHY

FUTURE.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE

ABOUT GOING TO ob.org.

> GORDON AND TERRY ARE

BACK WITH MORE OF "THE 700

CLUB" RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: WELL, TAKE A

CLASSIC STORY, A POPULAR

ACTOR, AND ADD IN A

WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY.

THE RESULT?

THE BRAND NEW FAITH-BASED

FILM CALLED "UNLAWFULLY

YOURS."

TAKE A LOOK.

I DIVORCED HER SON.

IT'S NOT BAD.

IT IS GOOD.

MA'AM...

TODAY'S SERMON IS ON

THE...

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF THIS

IS THE ONE TRUE RELIGION?

GOOD, AN EASY ONE.

THE CHURCH COULD USE

SOME HELP.

YOU'RE STILL ANGRY?

YEAH.

THE ACOUSTICS IN HERE

ARE GREAT FOR SHOUTING.

I'M SORRY I PUSHED YOU.

I NEEDED YOU TO PUSH

ME.

I NEEDED YOU.

Terry: THE PRODUCER

AND DIRECTOR OF

"UNLAWFULLY YOURS," IS

CORBIN BERNSTEIN AND HE IS

HERE WITH US.

WELCOME BACK.

THANK YOU.

BUT I HAVE TO MAKE A

CORRECTION, I DID NOT

PRODUCE THIS ONE.

Terry: HOW DID YOU

GET INVOLVED WITH IT?

I WAS HERE, ON "THE 700

CLUB," WHERE ALL THINGS

START.

[LAUGHTER]

AND I WAS PROMOTING

ANOTHER FILM THAT I HAD

DONE, AND SOMEBODY HAD

MENTIONED THAT THERE WAS

THIS WONDERFUL -- ON

CAMPUS HERE AT REGENT,

THIS WONDERFUL FILM

SCHOOL.

I WENT OVER THERE AND

LOOKED AT THE FACILITIES,

AND WORKED WITH

DR. MITCHELL LAND OVER

THERE AND SAID, YEAH,

LET'S MAKE A MOVIE.

THERE IS ANOTHER ELEMENT,

AND THERE IS SOMETHING MY

MOTHER TAUGHT ME.

I REALLY ENJOY -- I THINK

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY

OF US, ALL OF US, TO PASS

KNOWLEDGE.

AND I REALLY ENJOYED

PASSING THE KNOWLEDGE AND

ALLOWING STUDENTS TO WORK

ON THIS FILM.

THERE ARE 70 OF THEM -- 70

TO 80 OF THEM AT ANY GIVEN

TIME, REAL JOBS.

Terry: WHAT AN

INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY.

YOU COME AWAY FROM SCHOOL

WITH A RESUME --

A REAL MOVIE.

I HATE TO SAY REAL MOVIE,

BUT A PROPER CREDIT.

Terry: AND IT WILL BE

SEEN BY THOUSANDS.

AND IT TURNED OUT TO BE

A WONDERFUL MOVIE THAT

THEY CAN BE PROUD OF.

Terry: IT IS ACTUALLY

A MODERN DAY TAKE ON AN

OLD BIBLICAL STORY.

IT GETS TRICKY TO TALK

ABOUT IT.

AND SOME PEOPLE IN YOUR

AUDIENCE WILL UNDERSTAND

IT AND SOME WON'T, AND

THAT'S FAIR.

I DON'T WANT TO SAY THERE

IS A CROSS-OVER, BUT THERE

IS A NEW GENERATION OF

YOUNG PEOPLE OF FAITH.

I IN THAT LAST SEGMENT,

PRAYING AND LEARNING HOW

TO TALK TO GOD.

PEOPLE DON'T KNOW HOW TO

START THAT CONVERSATION.

THAT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO

ME.

AND IT'S PROBABLY THE

CRITICAL THEME IN ALL MY

FILMS.

AND IT REFLECTS MY OWN

JOURNEY.

BECAUSE IF YOU JUST SAY,

CAN I TALK TO GOD LIKE MY

NEIGHBOR?

WELL, IT'S A LITTLE

DIFFERENT, BUT, YES.

SO TO REACH A NEW

AUDIENCE, WHO GOES AND SEE

ROMANTIC COMEDIES AND

WATCHES TELEVISION, TO

STAY WITHIN CHRISTIAN

FAITH AND MORAL VALUES, IT

IS A TRICKY THING BECAUSE

HOW DO YOU BLEND THE TWO?

Terry: WITHOUT

DIMINISHING ONE --

DIM MI DIM MIN DIM MININISHING ONE.

IT HAD A MORAL BASE TO IT,

AND I THINK WE REALLY HIT

THAT -- I REALLY DON'T

LIKE THE WORD

"CROSS-OVER," BECAUSE

THAT'S YOUR THIS AND I'M

THAT, AND WE'RE ALL ONE.

Terry: IT IS LIKE YOU

HAVE A NUG GEGET OF CONCEPT

AND YOU BROUGHT IT INTO

MODERN DAY.

IT IS A VERY ENTERTAINING

SHOW.

RIGHT.

Terry: WHICH IS FOR

EVERYBODY.

RIGHT.

GOD HAS INSTRUCTED ME

THIS -- THERE IS ONE WORD

GOD KEEPS GIVING ME AND

THAT'S TRUTH.

IF YOU CAN BE TRUE AND

STICK TO THE MORAL

VALUES -- I DARE SAY, I

DON'T KNOW -- I DON'T WANT

TO SAY I'M PUSHING

BOUNDARIES, BUT IT IS A

VERY REAL WORLD OUT THERE

WITH TERRIBLE THINGS IN

THE NEWS, LANGUAGE ALL

AROUND US, AND DRUG USE

AND ALL OF THAT STUFF, CAN

YOU NOT HAVE A MORAL

CHRISTIAN CHARACTER

WANDERING THROUGH THAT,

HEARING THOSE WORDS IN AN

ENTERTAINMENT PIECE, AND

NOT ALIENATE THE CHRISTIAN

AUDIENCE WHO SAYS, I DON'T

WANT TO HEAR THAT WORD IN

ANYTHING I WATCH ON D.V.D.

IT'S SORT OF A CHALLENGE.

AND I REALLY FEEL LIKE GOD

HAS SAID, CORBIN, JUST

KEEP GOING.

AND I KEEP RUNNING UP

AGAINST WALLS BECAUSE I

DON'T WANT THAT ON MY

D.V.D., I DON'T WANT THAT

LANGUAGE, I DON'T WANT TO

SEE THEM DOING THAT, BUT

THAT'S THE REAL WORLD.

AND WE CREATE CHARACTERS

THAT LIVE IN A REAL WORLD,

WHERE WE CAN REACH NEW

AUDIENCES AND GO, GOD'S

COOL.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO THINK OF

GOD AS UNAPPROACHABLE.

I THINK THAT'S WHAT STOPS

KIDS.

IT IS, LIKE, WELL, GOD IS

THIS OLD-FASHIONED THING

MY GRANDPARENTS TALKED

ABOUT.

IT STOPS MY OWN FOUR SONS.

HALF OF WHAT I DO HERE,

ADMIT IT STRAIGHT OUT

THERE TO ALL OF YOU

WATCHING -- I DO THIS FOR

MY FOUR SONS BECAUSE

THEY'RE STRUGGLING AS MUCH

AS ANYBODY.

Terry: EVEN WHEN YOU

HAVE FAITH, LIFE CAUSES

YOU TO STRUGGLE BECAUSE OF

THE CHALLENGE OF IT ALL.

SURE.

Terry: YOU PLAY A

VERY INTERESTING ROLE, A

SMALL ONE BUT A VERY

SIGNIFICANT ONE.

TELL US.

I DID WANT TO GIVE

MYSELF A LITTLE ROLE.

THERE WAS A ROLE OF THIS

PRIEST WHO IS IN THIS

CHURCH WHERE CHELSEA

CRISP, WHO IS A WONDERFUL

COMEDIC ACTRESS -- SHE

COMES IN AND SHE YELLS AT

GOD.

SHE'S YELLING AT IT ALL.

WHY NOT ME?

WHY WOULDN'T YOU TALK TO

ME.

I SAY, THAT'S OKAY.

YOU CAN YELL.

I TRY TO TELL PEOPLE, WHEN

YOU SAY A CONVERSATION

WITH GOD, IT DOESN'T HAVE

TO BE OH, DEAR GOD, THANK

YOU SO MUCH FOR MY PUPPY.

IT'S, LIKE, I'M HURTING,

YOU TOOK MY SON AT WAR,

WHY?

I SAY, GREAT, IT IS A

CONVERSATION.

WHEN I STARTED SEARCHING

MY OWN FAITH, WHY -- THE

BIGGEST ROADBLOCKS TO GOD

AND FAITH IS, OBVIOUSLY

THERE IS THE RESURRECTION

AND YOU CAN TALK ABOUT THE

IIMMACULATE CONCEPTION, BUT

THE BIGGEST ONE IS WHY DID

GOD LET THESE TERRIBLE

THINGS HAPPEN.

AND I SAY, THE MINUTE YOU

SAY "WHY," YOU'VE STARTED

A CONVERSATION.

GOD MAY WAKE YOU UP IN A

DIFFERENT WAY.

Terry: THE MOVIE IS A

COMEDY --

IT'S FUN.

Terry: WE WANT PEOPLE

TO KNOW THE MOVIE IS

CALLED "UNLAWFULLY YOURS."

IT IS AVAILABLE NOW ON

D.V.D., DIGITAL, H.D., AND

FOR STREAMING ON NETFLIX.

YOU CAN FIND OUT HOW TO

GET A COPY BY GOING TO

regent.edu.

I HAVE TO LEAVE WITH

THE MESSAGE, IT WAS AN

EXTRAORDINARY, UNIQUE

EXPERIENCE IN MY LIFE TO

BRING 70 STUDENTS INTO HIS

WORLD OF FILM-MAKING, AND

NOT ONLY BRING THEM IN,

BUT TO SUCCEED.

AND THE NEXT THING IS

WE'LL HAVE A TV SERIES

STARTING HERE.

Terry: YOU CAN CALL

THEIR NUMBER,

1-800-210-0060.

CORBIN BERNSTEIN THANKS SO

MUCH.

IT IS ALWAYS GREAT TO HAVE

YOU.

THANK YOU.

Terry: COMING UP, ONE

LAST CHANCE TO "BRING IT

ON" THIS WEEK.

AND WE'RE GOING TO ANSWER

YOUR E-MAIL QUESTIONS, AND

WE'LL DO IT RIGHT AFTER

THIS.

Terry: TIME TO "BRING

IT ON" WITH YOUR E-MAIL

QUESTIONS.

AND, GORDON, THIS FIRST

ONE IS FROM AARON WHO

SAYS, "HOW DO WE KNOW IF

WE'VE TRULY FORGIVEN

SOMEONE.

TRULY GOD KNOWS WHAT IS IN

OUR HEARTS, BUT HOW DO WE

KNOW WE'RE NOT FOOLING

OURSELVES?"

Gordon: AARON, YOU

MIGHT WANT TO KNOW WHAT IS

IN YOUR OWN HEART.

I HAVE FOUND FOR ME

FORGIVENESS IS AN ACT.

IF I HAVE TROUBLE

FORGIVING FROM MY HEART, I

NEED TO KEEP ON FORGIVING

AND KEEP ON SAYING, I

FORGIVE.

I RELEASE THEM.

THEY OWE NOTHING TO ME.

I WANT FORGIVENESS FOR

WHAT I'VE DONE, AND I NEED

TO FORGIVE THEM.

I CAN'T GO TO GOD WITH

UNFORGIVENESS IN MY HEART.

I NEED TO LEAVE THIS.

AND THEN CALL ON HIM TO

HELP YOU.

WHEN YOU FINALLY GET THAT

BREAKTHROUGH IS WHEN YOU

DON'T WINCE ANYMORE WHEN

YOU REMEMBER WHAT

HAPPENED.

AND EVEN BEYOND THAT, YOU

DON'T EVEN REMEMBER IT

ANYMORE.

IT IS COMPLETELY GONE FROM

YOU.

AND I WOULD ENCOURAGE YOU

TO KEEP FORGIVING UNTIL

YOU GET TO THAT

BREAKTHROUGH.

THERE IS A WHOLE LEVEL OF

JOY THAT COMES, WHERE IT

NO LONGER HURTS YOU.

AND ONE OF THE PROBLEMS

WITHHOLDING ON TO

BITTERNESS AND REVENGE,

AND I'M GOING TO GET YOU

BACK, AND ALL OF THOSE

KINDS OF FEELINGS, IS THAT

YOU'RE ACTUALLY HURTING

YOURSELF.

AND MEDICAL SCIENCE SAYS

THAT WHEN WE DO THAT, WHEN

WE THINK THESE KINDS OF

THOUGHTS, WE'RE DESTROYING

OURSELVES.

WE'RE AFFECTING OUR IMMUNE

SYSTEM.

WE'RE AFFECTING OUR HEART

FUNCTION.

ALL OF THESE THINGS.

GET RID OF IT.

GET FREE FROM IT.

AND GET TO A PLACE WHERE

YOU CAN TRULY LOVE.

Terry: AMEN.

> THIS IS A VIEWER WHO

SAYS, "MY DAUGHTER HEARD A

PREACHER SAY IT IS IN PER

IMPERATIVE WE WORSHIP ON

THE JEWISH HOLIDAY, WHICH

IS THE SATURDAY.

I'VE NEVER HEARD OF ANY

CHURCH CHANGING TO A

SATURDAY SERVICE.

DOES IT MATTER?"

Gordon: WELL, IT

MATTERS FOR THE SEVENTH

DAY ADVENTISTS, AND THEY

HOLD TO THAT AND I HONOR

THEM FOR THAT.

WITHIN THE CHRISTIAN

TRADITION, IT GOES ALL THE

WAY BACK TO THE APOSTLE

JOHN, AND HE IS WRITING IN

REVELATION.

IT WAS THE LORD'S DAY, AND

I WAS IN THE SPIRIT.

AND THE LORD'S DAY WAS

SUNDAY.

IT WAS THE RESURRECTION

DAY.

WHICH IS WHY WE CELEBRATE

SUNDAY.

WE CELEBRATE THE

RESURRECTION OF JESUS

CHRIST.

AND IF YOU'RE CONCERNED

ABOUT THE SABBATH, I

REALLY LIKE A TWO-DAY

WEEKEND.

AND YOU CAN HAVE BOTH

DAYS.

AND YOU CAN CELEBRATE AND

REMEMBER GOD ON BOTH.

> WE LEAVE YOU WITH THIS

WORD FROM PSALM 91: "FOR

HE SHALL GIVE HIS ANGELS

CHARGE OVER YOU TO KEEP

YOU IN ALL YOUR WAYS."

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