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CBN NewsWatch: April 28, 2017

On CBN Newswatch, April 28: Trump warns US 'could' have war with North Korea; 'I was homosexually raped': Josh McDowell on how he overcame childhood abuse, and more. Read Transcript


TODAY ON "NEWSWATCH,"

THE U.S. CONTINUES TO

WEIGH OPTIONS IN DEALING

WITH NORTH KOREA OVER ITS

NUKES.

WHAT THE PRESIDENT IS

SAYING ABOUT A MAJOR

CONFLICT.

BECAUSE IT'S ALMOST THE

SAME THING, EXCEPT FOR

HEROIN IS JUST STRONGER

AND IT'S CHEAPER, AND IT'S

MORE AVAILABLE, WHICH IS

THE SCARY PART.

Mark: PLUS,

THREE-FOURTHS OF ALL

HEROIN ADDICTS STARTED

WITH PRESCRIPTION

PAINKILLERS.

HEAR WHAT IS BEING DONE TO

FIGHT THE EPIDEMIC, AND

WHY CHURCHES ARE BEING

CALLED ON TO HELP.

GRACE AND LACE HAS

TAKEN THE BORING SOCK --

BORING.

-- THAT WOMEN WEAR

UNDER THEIR BOOTS AND HAVE

TAKEN NIGHT A FASHION

STATEMENT.

Mark: SEE HOW GOD

USED THIS COUPLE'S PAIN

AND TURNED IT INTO A

BOOMING BUSINESS.

> THANKS FOR JOINING US

FOR CBN "NEWSWATCH."

I'M MARK MARTIN.

PRESIDENT TRUMP SAID

THURSDAY A MAJOR CONFLICT

WITH NORTH KOREA IS

POSSIBLE IN THE STANDOFF

OVER ITS NUCLEAR AND

MISSILE PROGRAMS, BUT HE

WOULD PREFER A DIPLOMATIC

OUTCOME TO THE DISPUTE.

DALE HURD HAS THIS STORY.

Reporter: IN A

PROPAGANDA VIDEO THAT

LOOKS LIKE A LOW BUDGET

1960s ACTION MOVIE, KIM

JONG-UN IS SEEN REVIEWING

MORE MILITARY MANEUVERS.

NORTH KOREA'S U.N. MISSION

SAYS THE GOVERNMENT WILL

ACT TO A TOTAL WAR WITH

THE UNITED STATES WITH A

NUCLEAR WAR.

AND PRESIDENT TRUMP TOLD

REUTERS THERE COULD BE A

WAR.

President Trump:

THERE IS A CHANCE WE COULD

END UP HAVING A MAJOR,

MAJOR CONFLICT WITH NORTH

KOREA.

ABSOLUTELY.

Reporter: CHINA'S

FOREIGN MINISTRY HAS

REFUSED TO CONFIRM OR DENY

REX TILLERSON'S NEW CLAIM,

THAT BEIJING HAS

THREATENED TO IMPOSE MORE

SANCTIONS ON NORTH KOREA

IF IT CONDUCTS MORE

NUCLEAR TESTS.

CHINA IS NORTH KOREA'S

MAIN SOURCE OF FOOD AND

FUEL.

WE PUT IT IN PLACE A

VERY DELIBERATE STRATEGY,

AND IT IS ONE THAT DOES

INVOLVE

BRINGING-AND-A-HALF BRINGING

SIGNIFICANT PRESSURE TO

BEAR.

Reporter: TILLERSON

WILL SPEAK ON THE SHOWDOWN

WITH NORTH KOREA WHEN HE

CHAIRS A SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE UNITED SECURITY

COUNCIL TODAY.

HE SAYS THE CRISIS WITH

NORTH KOREA'S KIM JONG-UN

IS AT THE WORST POINT HE

HAS EVER SEEN.

IT IS CLEAR THAT HIS

GOAL IS A NUCLEAR WEAPON

AND THE MEANS TO DELIVER

IT TO THE UNITED STATES OF

AMERICA.

IS THERE ANY DOUBT IN YOUR

MIND?

THERE IS NO DOUBT IN MY

MIND, CHAIRMAN.

Reporter: SECRETARY

OF STATE TILLERSON SAYS

THE U.S. IS NOT SEEKING

REGIME CHANGE IN NORTH

KOREA, BUT WANTS A FULL

DENUCLEARIZATION OF THE

KOREAN PENINSULA.

DALE HURD, CBN NEWS.

Mark: PRESIDENT

TRUMP'S 100th DAY IN

OFFICE IS SATURDAY.

THE DAY MIGHT COME WITHOUT

THE HOUSE PASSING A HEALTH

CARE OVERHAUL OR THE

PASSING OF A BUDGET THAT

WILL FINANCE THE

GOVERNMENT FOR THE REST OF

THE YEAR.

LAWMAKERS PREPARED A BILL

WHICH FINANCES AGENCIES

FOR ONE WEEK WHILE THEY

WORK TO PASS A $1 TRILLION

PACKAGE THAT WOULD SUPPORT

THE GOVERNMENT THIS YEAR.

> FAITH GROUPS AND

CHRISTIAN BUSINESSES HAD

HOPED THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP

WOULD HAVE REVERSED THE

OBAMA MANDATE THAT

REQUIRES EMPLOYERS TO

PROVIDE BIRTH CONTROL TO

THEIR EMPLOYEES.

DAVID GREEN OF HOBBY LOBBY

SUED TO KEEP HIS BUSINESS

FROM HAVING TO FOLLOW THE

MANDATE AND WON, YET

BECAUSE IT HASN'T BEEN

REPEALED, HE SAYS IT MAY

FACE MORE LEGAL BATTLES.

I THINK IT IS ALL GOING

TO COME DOWN TO THE

SUPREME COURT SEE

VERBALLY.

EVENTUALLY.

SO FOR US, IT IS REALLY

GETTING THE SUPREME COURT

THAT IS PRO-FAMILY,

PRO-FAITH, AND WILL ALLOW

US TO HAVE OUR RELIGIOUS

LIBERTIES.

Mark: ANN COULTER WAS

A NO-SHOW AT A PROTEST IN

HER HONOR IN BERKELEY.

HER CANCELLED APPEARANCE

AT THE UNIVERSITY BROUGHT

HUNDREDS TO PEACEFULLY

CELEBRATE THE

CONSERVATIVE.

MANY DRESSED IN PROTECTIVE

GEAR, ADORNED WITH PROJECT

DONALD TRUMP STICKERS

ANTICIPATING VIOLENCE.

THE CONFRONTATIONS WERE

NOT LARGE DUE TO A STRONG

POLICE PRESENCE.

SHE DID NOT APPEAR.

> BENNY HINN MINISTRIES

HAS RELEASED A STATEMENT

AFTER FEDERAL AGENTS

RAIDED THE HEADQUARTERS ON

WEDNESDAY.

BENNY HINN MINISTRIES SAYS

IT, QUOTE, "IS COOPERATELY

FIELFULLY WITH THE

GOVERNMENTAL

INVESTIGATIONS.

AND WE REMAIN CONFIDENT

THERE WILL BE A CONFIDENT

AND SPEEDY OUTCOME IN THE

DAYS AHEAD."

A FEDERAL SOURCE TOLD A

DALLAS TV STATION THAT THE

RAID WAS THE RESULT OF A

LENGTHY I.R.S.

INVESTIGATION.

> NEW RESEARCH REVEALS

THAT AMERICANS LOVE THE

BIBLE BUT NOT ENOUGH TO

READ IT.

A LIFE WAY SURVEY FOUND

THAT WHILE MOST HOUSEHOLDS

HAVE AT LEAST THREE

BIBLES, ONLY 53% OF

AMERICANS ACTUALLY READ

THEM.

CBN'S CHARLENE AARON SPOKE

TO CHRISTIAN AUTHOR JOSH

MCDOWELL ABOUT WHY WE

AREN'T READING THE GOOD

BOOK.

Charlene: JOSH, WHAT

DO YOU MAKE OF THESE

SURVEY RESULTS, THAT

AMERICANS SAY THEY LOVE

THE BIBLE, BUT LESS THAN

HALF ACTUALLY READ IT?

IT IS VERY SIMILAR, THE

LIFE WAY STUDY TO THE

BARNUS STUDY, SHOWS THAT

IT IS TRUE.

THERE ARE PROBABLY THREE

OR FOUR MAIN REASONS.

AND A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T

THINK ABOUT THEM.

IT HAS TO DO WITH THE

INFORMATION GLUT.

THE INTRODUCTION OF THE

INTERNET.

LET ME SHOW YOU WHAT I

MEAN.

THE AVERAGE ADOLESCENT

TAKES IN 34 GIGGABYTES OF

DATA EVERY 24 HOURS FROM A

MOVIE SCREEN.

WHICH MEANS IF PRINTED

OUT, IT WOULD EQUAL

4.5 MILLION PAGES.

THE BRAIN OF MILLENNIALS

AND YOUNGER IS OVERLOADED.

AND AS A RESULT, IT IS

CREATING A TREMENDOUS

INTELLECTUAL SKEPTICISM.

WHEN PEOPLE CAME OUT WITH

THE INTERNET, EVERYBODY

WAS SAYING, WONDERFUL, IT

IS GOING TO HAVE SUCH

CERTAINTY, DATA,

INFORMATION.

AND I KEPT SAYING, NO.

ADD THE GREAT INTELLECTUAL

SKEPTICISM EVER.

YOU GO EVEN TO A CHRISTIAN

YOUNG GROUP OR TO A MIDDLE

SCHOOL OR HIGH SCHOOL OR

COLLEGE CAMPUS, AND YOU

MAKE A DOGMATIC STATEMENT

ABOUT THE BIBLE IS THE

ONLY WORD OF GOD OR JESUS

CHRIST IS THE ONLY SON OF

GOD, ALMOST ALWAYS YOU GET

A RESPONSE LIKE THIS: HOW

DO YOU KNOW THAT'S TRUE?

THERE IS SO MUCH OUT

THERE.

TOMORROW THEY COULD

DISCOVER SOMETHING

DIFFERENT.

AS A RESULT, THE BIBLE IS

BECOMING LESS AND LESS

IMPORTANT AS THE SOURCE OF

DATA AND INFORMATION ABOUT

LIFE.

AND THOSE ARE TWO OF THE

REASONS THAT WE'RE HAVING

A SHIFT AWAY FROM READING

THE BIBLE.

LIKLOOK AT THIS ONE.

ONE OF MY STAFF, SHE HAS A

13-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, AND

THE YOUTH PASTOR WAS

TRYING TO GET HER TO STUDY

THE BIBLE MORE, DO HER

HOMEWORK, DO HER RESEARCH

AND ALL.

AND THIS WAS HER

RESPONSE -- FIGURE THIS --

WHY SHOULD I HAVE TO STUDY

THE BIBLE?

I CAN GOOGLE ANYTHING I

WANT.

YOU GET IT?

Charlene: WOW.

THAT'S WHAT'S HAPPENED

WITH THE INFORMATION THAT

WE GET FROM THE INTERNET.

Charlene: IT'S

AMAZING.

JOSH, IF WE CALL OURSELVES

A CHRISTIAN NATION BUT

DON'T READ THE BIBLE, WHAT

DOES THAT SAY ABOUT US?

ONE, I'M NOT SURE I

WOULD CALL MYSELF A

CHRISTIAN NATION.

I THINK WE'VE SHIFTED FROM

WHAT FRANCIS SCHAFFER SAID

WAS A POST-CHRISTIAN

CULTURE, AND WE'VE NOW

SHIFTED TO AN ANTI-JUDEO

ANTI-JUDEO-CHRISTIAN

CULTURE.

WE'RE NOW IN A CULTURE OF

ANTI-JUDEO-CHRISTIAN.

Mark: YOU CAN SEE THE

ENTIRE INTERVIEW WITH JOSH

MCDOWELL AT cbnnews.com.

> COMING UP, OPIOID

ADDICTION IS SWEEPING THE

UNITED STATES.

STILL AHEAD, CBN NEWS

INVESTIGATES WHAT'S BEING

DONE TO FIGHT THIS

EPIDEMIC.

Mark: AN ESTIMATED 91

Mark: AN ESTIMATED 91

PEOPLE DIE EVERY DAY IN

AMERICA FROM OPIOID OVER

DOSES.

OPIOIDS ARE TYPES OF DRUGS

THAT INCLUDE HEROIN AND

ITS CHEMICAL COUSINS,

PRESCRIPTION PAINKILLERS.

AS LORIE JOHNSON SHOWS US,

THIS WIDESPREAD EPIDEMIC

IS ESPECIALLY BAD IN THE

HEARTLAND STATE OF OHIO,

WHICH HAS 11% OF THE

HEROIN DEATHS.

Lorie: OHIO POLICE

DISCOVER A 4-YEAR-OLD WITH

HIS GRANDMOTHER AND HER

BOYFRIEND BOTH OVERDOSED

ON HEROIN.

SCENES FAR TOO COMMON

THESE DAYS.

HEROIN IS TRANSFORMING

WHOLESOME SMALL TOWNS

ACROSS THE BUCKEYE STATE.

FOR EXAMPLE, HERE IN

MARION, ONE OF THE

HARDEST-HIT AREAS, POLICE

RESPONDED TO 12 HEROIN

OVERDOSES IN JUST THREE

DAYS.

MATT GOSSERT FOUGHT A

HEROIN ADDICTION FOR THREE

YEARS.

THE DRUGS COMPLETELY

DEADEN ANY EMOTIONS YOU

HAVE.

I TURNED TO CRIME.

I STARTED SELLING DRUGS.

Lorie: LIKE

THREE-FOURTHS OF ALL

HEROIN ADDICTS, HIS

DESCENT STARTED WITH

PRESCRIPTION PAINKILLERS.

BECAUSE IT IS ALMOST

THE SAME THING, EXCEPT FOR

HEROIN IS JUST STRONGER

AND IT'S CHEAPER, AND IT'S

MORE AVAILABLE, WHICH IS

THE SCARY PART.

Lorie: OHIO

ATTORNEY-GENERAL MIKE

DUWINE CREATED A SPECIFIC

HEROIN UNIT TO TAKE ON

THIS EPIDEMIC.

HE SAYS THE DRUG NO LONGER

COMES FROM FAR-AWAY PLACES

LIKE AFGHANISTAN.

A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO

THE MEXICAN CARTELS

DECIDED TO GROW THE

POPPIES THERE.

THEY TURNED IT INTO

HEROIN.

THEY BRING IT ACROSS OUR

SOUTHERN BORDER AND THEY

BRING IT INTO OHIO AND

OTHER STATES.

Lorie: THE DESIRE FOR

THE ULTIMATE HIGH HAS LED

TO EVEN DEADLY CONCOCT

CONCOCTION

CONCOCTIONS, INCLUDING

FENNEL AND CARFENTANIL.

DUWINE WANTS EDUCATION ON

THIS PROBLEM STARTING AS

EARLY AS KINDERGARTEN.

AND HE HAS ALWAYS GONE TO

OHIO CHURCH LEADERS FOR

HELP.

THE PROGRAMS THAT WORK,

THE TREATMENTS THAT WORK

MANY TIMES HAS A

FAITH-BASED COMPONENT PART

TO IT.

Lorie: MATT IS COUCH

FOR THAT.

AFTER A NUMBER OF FAILED

ATTEMPTS, THE CHRISTIAN

TREATMENT CENTER FINALLY

MADE THE DIFFERENCE.

I BELIEVE THAT JESUS

CHRIST IS THE ONLY ANSWER.

I BELIEVE THERE IS NO

OTHER ANSWER, OTHER THAN

CHRIST.

Lorie: HE NOW LEADS A

CHRISTIAN RECOVERY

MINISTRY THAT WORKS WITH

THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND

PASTORS ACROSS OHIO TO

ENSURE EACH CHURCH IN THE

STATE OFFERS AN ADDICTION

SPECIALIST.

THERE IS SOMEONE IN

EVERY CHURCH IN THIS STATE

THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTED BY

ADDICTION, I GUARANTEE IT.

Lorie: OFFICIALS ARE

CLAMPING DOWN ON WHERE

MANY BELIEVE HEROIN

ADDICTION STARTS: IN THE

DOCTOR'S OFFICE.

NOW PHYSICIANS ARE ONLY

ALLOWED TO PRESCRIBE ONE

WEEK'S WORTH OF

PAINKILLERS OR RISK LOSING

THEIR LICENSE TO PRACTICE

MEDICINE.

THE LAW ONLY APPLIES TO

SHORT-TERM PAIN RELIEF,

SUCH AS THE KIND FOLLOWING

SURGERY.

BEFORE DOCTORS WOULD OFTEN

PRESCRIBE ENOUGH FOR A

FULL MONTH.

WE HAD A NUMBER OF

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES

THAT DEVELOPED PAIN MEDS,

AND THEY WERE PUSHING

THOSE OUT AND THEY CAN

TELLING THE DOCTORS THESE

ARE NOT VERY ADDICTIVE.

IT TURNS OUT THEY ARE VERY

ADDICTIVE.

Lorie: DOCTORS CAN

STILL PRESCRIBE

PAINKILLERS FOR PEOPLE

WITH CHRONIC OR LONG-TERM

PAIN, BUT IS THAT THE

RIGHT TREATMENT?

DR. KRISHNA, A

NEUROSURGEON AT THE OHIO

STATE MEDICAL CENTER SAYS

THEY CAN CAUSE MEMORY LOSS

AND CONSTIPATION.

THESE PAIN MEDICATIONS

ARE NOT THAT EFFECTIVE IF

YOU TAKE THEM LONGER TERM.

PLUS IT INHIBITS THE

BODY'S INTERNAL CONTROL

SYSTEMS.

Lorie: HE RECOMMENDS

NON-OPIOID PAIN RELIEF,

INCLUDING SURGERY,

ACUPUNCTURE, STEROID

INJECTIONS, WEIGHT LOSS

AND EXERCISE, HEAT, AND AN

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DIET,

HIGH IN VEGETABLES, LOW IN

SUGAR.

STILL, PAIN MEDS ARE

EXTREMELY COMMON AMONG THE

100 MILLION AMERICANS WITH

CHRONIC PAIN.

IT WAS CONSTANT.

IT WAS ALL THE TIME.

I NEVER HAD ANY TIME

WITHOUT PAIN.

Lorie: DESPITE HER

CHRONIC BACK PAIN, ANDREA

REFUSED TO TAKE OPIOIDS.

IT IS TOO EASY TO GET

HOOKED ON THE PAIN

MEDICINE.

I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO

HAVE AND IT DESTROYS YOUR

LIFE.

Lorie: INSTEAD,

DR. KRISHNA IMPLANTED A

SMALL ELECTRODE ON THE

SURFACES OF HER SPINAL

CORD.

IT BLOCKS THE PAIN

IMPULSE.

THE TYPICAL PATIENT

WOULD BE SOMEONE WHO HAS

HAD BACK SURGERY, ARE

STILL HAVING BACK PAIN AND

LEG PAIN, AND ARE TAKING A

SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF PAIN

MEDICATIONS.

Lorie: MOST PATIENTS

WITH STIMULATORS

EXPERIENCE SOME RELIEF.

ABOUT A THIRD, PAIN-FREE.

IT HAS BEEN NIGHT AND

DAY.

IT HAS BEEN WONDERFUL.

I JUST -- I DON'T EVEN

REALLY NOTICE THAT I HAVE

IT IN.

YOU GET USED TO THE

FEELING.

Lorie: SO WHILE THE

HEROIN CRISIS RAGES,

PEOPLE ARE FIGHTING BACK

WITH AWARENESS,

CHRIST-CENTERED

TREATMENTS, AND MINIMIZING

PAIN PILLS.

LORIE JOHNSON, CBN NEWS.

Mark: UP NEXT, SEE

HOW THIS COUPLE USED A

WHOLE LOT OF GRACE AND A

LITTLE LACE TO CREATE A

BOOMING BUSINESS.

Mark: WELCOME BACK.

THE SHOW SHARK TANK

PROVIDES THE EXPERTISE AND

FUNDS TO MAKE DREAMS COME

TRUE.

THE TEXAS COUPLE BEHIND

THE BRAND "GRACE AND

LACE", THEY KNEW WHEN THEY

WENT INTO THE TANK THEY

WOULD BE JUST FINE.

EFREM GRAHAM SAT DOWN FOR

THIS WEEK'S "STUDIO 5"

INTERVIEW.

"GRACE AND LACE" HAS

TAKEN THE BORING SOCK THAT

WOMEN WEAR UNDER THEIR

BOOTS, AND WE TURNED IT

INTO A LACEY FASHION

STATEMENT.

Efrem: RICK AND

MELISSA WERE SEASON FIVE

CONTESTANTS ON SHARK TANK.

WE CAME IN WITH A

STRATEGY AND WE KNEW WHO

WE WANTED.

SO IT WASN'T INDECISIVE,

NOT AT ALL.

I'M GOING TO CHANGE MY

OFFER TO GIVE YOU EXACTLY

WHAT YOU ASKED FOR.

Efrem: THEY LEFT WITH

A DEAL.

SEVEN YEARS LATER, THE

AUSTIN COUPLE RUN A

BOOMING BUSINESS.

LET'S SEE WHAT THEY ARE

UP TO NOW.

WE ALWAYS KNEW THAT

BARBARA WOULD MAKE THE

PERFECT PARTNER FOR US.

NOT ONLY HAS SHE GIVEN

US INCREDIBLE ADVICE, SHE

HAS OPENED UP INCREDIBLE

OPPORTUNITY FOR US.

Efrem: WHAT YOU

DIDN'T SEE ON THE SHOW IS

THE PAINFUL STORY BEHIND

THE KNITTEDED SOCKS.

> IT STARTED IN 2010,

YOU MARRY AND FIND OUT

YOU'RE EXPECTING A CHILD.

WHAT HAPPENED?

ABOUT HALF WAY THROUGH

THE PREGNANCY, I WAS AT A

ROUTINE DOCTOR'S VISIT.

SUDDENLY THE DOCTOR LOOKED

AT ME, AND I COULD TELL

SOMETHING WAS WRONG.

Efrem: JUST FROM THE

LOOK?

YEAH.

AND SHE SAID, MELISSA,

YOU'RE GOING TO GIVE BIRTH

TO YOUR LITTLE GIRL WITHIN

24 HOURS, AND SHE IS NOT

GOING TO SURVIVE.

AND I WAS RUSHED INTO

EMERGENCY SURGERY.

AND RICK WAS ACTUALLY OUT

OF TOWN.

THEY WHEELED ME RIGHT FROM

THE DOCTOR'S OFFICE INTO A

HOSPITAL BED AND STRAIGHT

INTO EMERGENCY SURGERY.

THE DOCTOR SAID, WE'LL DO

ALL THAT WE CAN TO TRY TO

SAVE HER, BUT THE CHANCES

ARE VERY, VERY SLIM.

AND IF SHE DIES -- IF THE

SURGERY IS SUCCESSFUL,

YOU'LL REMAIN IN THE

HOSPITAL FOR THE DURATION

OF THIS PREGNANCY, SO FOUR

MONTHS.

Efrem: DO YOU MAKE A

CONSCIOUS DECISION THAT

YOU'RE NOT GOING TO BE

ANGRY OR UPSET?

I THINK I WAS

DETERMINED NOT TO LET FEAR

SET IN, KNOWING THE

TIMELINE OF FOUR,

POTENTIALLY FIVE, MONTHS

OF LAYING IN THE HOSPITAL,

I HAD TO KEEP MY MIND

POSITIVE.

I HAD TO KEEP FOCUSED.

Efrem: TO KEEP BUSY

ON BEDREST, MELISSA PICKED

UP A HOBBY, KNITTING.

I STARTED WITH A VISION

TO MAKE A BABY BLANKET FOR

THIS LITTLE GIRL.

AND THINGS STARTED TO TAKE

A TURN FOR THE WORST.

EVERYTHING WAS GOING

GREAT -- RICK AND I WERE

SO FULL OF FAITH, WE JUST

SAW THIS AS REALLY JUST A

HURTLE.

OUR STORY IS GOING TO BE A

LITTLE DIFFERENT.

AND THIS BABY GIRL IS

GOING TO COME INTO THE

WORLD WITH A STORY THAT IS

A MIRACLE TESTIMONY,

REALLY.

UNTIL THAT NIGHT WHEN --

I'M SORRY.

MY WATER BROKE, AND THE

DOCTORS CAME IN AND SAID

AT THIS POINT THERE IS

NOTHING ELSE WE CAN DO.

WE CAN'T SAVE HER.

AND SHE'LL BE BORN TOO

EARLY TO SURVIVE.

AND SHE WAS.

WE HAD LITTLE BABY GIRL

HALLE, SHORT FOR

HALLELUJAH.

AND SHE WAS PERFECT.

BUT JUST TOO LITTLE TO

MAKE IT.

Efrem: I'M CURIOUS,

WHAT WERE YOUR PRAYERS AND

CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD

LIKE?

YOU KNOW, I'LL NEVER

FORGET RICK COMING INTO

THE ROOM AFTER HALLE WAS

BORN AND LOOKING AT ME AND

SAYING, MELISSA, WE HAVE A

DECISION TO MAKE.

WE CAN EITHER BE MAD AND

BITTER AT GOD AND WONDER

WHY WOULD A GOOD GOD CAUSE

THIS TO HAPPEN?

OR WE CAN CHOOSE TO

BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING --

SOMEHOW SOMETHING IS GOING

TO COME FROM THIS.

Efrem: WHAT HAPPENED

WITH THE BLANKET THAT YOU

STARTED TO KNIT FOR HALLE?

I STILL HAVE IT, JUST

TEARS SHED OVER THAT YARN,

OVER THAT FABRIC.

AND GOD JUST REALLY

SPEAKING ME THROUGH IT.

YOU KNOW, I FELT THE PAIN

OF STRUGGLING AS A

FIRST-TIME MOM, YOU KNOW,

MY BODY FAILED TO CREATE

THIS BABY GIRL.

SO I FELT THIS, WELL, I

CAN STILL CREATE WITH MY

HANDS.

SOMETHING STILL CAN COME

FROM ME THAT IS GOING TO

BRING LIFE.

AND NOW, FAST FORWARD A

COUPLE OF YEARS, HER BABY

SISTER NOW USES IT ON HER

BED.

Efrem: IN TERMS OF

MAKING THINGS WITH YOUR

HANDS -- LET'S GET TO THE

BEGINNING OF THAT.

SO YOU GET OUT OF THE

HOSPITAL, AND YOU'RE

KNITTING SOCKS FOR

YOURSELF?

ONE DAY I WANTED TO

MAKE A PAIR OF SOCKS THAT

HAD LACE ON THE TOP OF

THEM, THAT WOULD STICK OUT

OF THE TOP OF MY BOOTS.

I COME UP WITH THESE CRAZY

IDEAS.

I KNEW I COULD DO IT.

IT TOOK ME FIVE HOURS TO

FIGURE OUT HOW TO DO IT --

SEVEN.

I PROMISED HIM I WOULD

NEVER MAKE ANOTHER PAIR IN

MY LIFE.

Efrem: AND MELISSA

ALSO POSTED A PICTURE OF

HER SOCKS ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

I'M, LIKE, MAN, THESE

SOCKS ARE GETTING SOME

ATTENTION.

SO MY EN ENTREPRENEURIAL

HUSBAND SAYS, WHY DON'T

YOU PUT THEM UP ON LINE.

SO I DID, WITHOUT QUITE

THINKING THROUGH POSSIBLY

WHAT COULD HAPPEN.

THEY SOLD INSTANTLY.

IN A MATTER OF THREE DAYS,

WE HAD OVER 500 PURCHASE

ORDERS FOR THIS ONE PAIR

OF SOCKS.

THEY WERE PEOPLE WHO

HAD ALREADY PAID US.

WE COULD OBVIOUSLY REFUND

EVERYONE AND THAT WOULD BE

TOTALLY FINE, OR WE COULD

FIGURE OUT HOW TO DO IT.

I THINK GOD INSTILLED IN

US HOW TO FIGURE OUT

THINGS, HOW TO GET OVER

HURTLES.

Efrem: THEY PUT THEIR

HEADS TOGETHER AND CREATED

"GRACE AND LACE".

WITHOUT A CENT ON

ADVERTISING, THEIR SALES

JUMPED FROM HUNDREDS TO

THOUSANDS.

THREE MONTHS IN BUSINESS,

THEY FELT GOD WANTED THEM

TO PITCH THEIR COMPANY ON

"SHARK TANK," AND AIM TO

PARTNER WITH SHARK

BARBARA.

TWO YEARS LATER, THEY LAND

A THE SHOT ON THE SHOW.

Efrem: YOU GO IN, AND

YOU ARE OFFERED EXACTLY

WHAT YOU ASKED FOR, BUT

YOU DON'T ACCEPT IT.

WE WERE IN THERE FOR AN

HOUR AND A HALF.

AND WITHIN THE FIRST 10

MINUTES, BARBARA GAVE US

AN OFFER, BUT SHE ONLY

GAVE US HALF OF WHAT WE

WANTED.

THE NEXT SHARK, KEVIN

O'LEARY, HE WANTS TO DO

THE DEAL, NOT WITH

BARBARA, JUST WITH HIM.

AND I WAS STALLING AS MUCH

AS I COULD WITH THE OTHER

SHARKS.

Efrem: AND THEY WERE

GETTING FRUSTRATED.

THEIR VERY FRUSTRATED.

BUT WE WEREN'T GOING TO BE

SWAYED BECAUSE WE WANTED

TO DO WHAT WE FELT GOD

SAID TO DO.

JUST LIKE GOD, IN THE VERY

END, AFTER AN HOUR AND A

HALF OF BACK AND FORTH IN

INTENSITY, BARBARA SAID,

YOU KNOW WHAT?

I'M GOING TO CHANGE MY

OFFER.

I'M GOING TO GIVE YOU THE

FULL OFFER.

[LAUGHTER]

OH OH, MY GOODNESS, WE

WERE ELATED, ABSOLUTELY

ELATED.

Efrem: YOU HAVE

CERTAINLY LOST ONE CHILD,

BUT YOU'RE FAMILY HAS

GROWN.

YOU HAVE HOW MANY CHILDREN

NOW?

THREE.

I THINK THIS JOURNEY

HAS TAUGHT US THAT GOD HAS

SO MUCH MORE IN STORE THAT

WE CAN'T EVEN IMAGINE.

AND HE IS BETTER THAN WE

CAN IMAGINE.

Mark: THAT IS SO

TRUE.

GOD TAKES CARE OF HIS

CHILDREN.

> WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

Mark: NEWS OF ERIN

MORAN'S DEATH ON SATURDAY

AT THE AGE OF 56 QUICKLY

SPREAD AS MANY REMEMBERED

THE FORMER CHILD STAR WHO

PLAYED JOANNIE CUNNINGHAM.

FOR THOSE WONDERING ABOUT

HER FAITH, CBN NEWS FOUND

REPORTS OF MORAN COMING TO

FAITH AFTER "FACTS OF

LIFE" STAR LISA WELLCHEL

VISITED HER.

HER HUSBAND SAID HE HELD

HER HAND AS SHE PASSED

AWAY AND AS SHE ACCEPTED

JESUS CHRIST.

IT IS NEVER TOO LATE.

YOU CAN FIND MORE OF OUR

EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE

ISSUES YOU CARE MOST ABOUT

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