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The 700 Club - August 22, 2017

Learn how to save a life when a stroke happens and how to prevent a stroke from happing in the future. Then, confessions of a meth user. See how she beat the drug. Read Transcript


Wendy: PROTECT YOUR

BRAIN FROM ONE OF

AMERICA'S LEADING KILLERS.

A MAJOR PORTION OF

THEIR BRAIN IS NOT

FUNCTIONING PROPERLY.

Wendy: SAVE A LIFE

WHEN A STROKE HAPPENS.

THE LONGER THAT GOES,

THE MORE INJURIES THERE

ARE TO THE BLOOD VESSELS.

Wendy: AND HOW TO

PREVENT A STROKE FROM

HAPPENING IN THE FUTURE.

PREVENTING THAT BRAIN

INJURY IS SO MUCH BETTER

THAN TRYING TO TREAT THE

STROKE ONCE IT OCCURS.

Wendy:

THEN...CONFESSIONS OF A

METH USER.

I WAS READY TO CONQUER

THE WORLD, AND IT HAD ME

HOOKED.

Wendy: HOW SHE BEAT

THE DRUG.

I DIDN'T WANT MY SON TO

SEE ME DIE.

Wendy: ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB."

*

Pat: WELL, WELCOME,

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, TO

THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

WE WILL FIGHT TO WIN.

THAT'S THE GOAL IN

AFGHANISTAN.

PRESIDENT TRUMP LAID IT

OUT IN HIS SPEECH TO THE

NATION LAST NIGHT.

IT WAS THE FIRST SPEECH AS

COMMANDER IN CHIEF.

IIT WAS A BRILLIANT EFFORT,

AND NOW THE QUESTION IS:

WILL CONGRESS GO ALONG?

AND THE ANSWER SEEMS TO BE

YES.

Terry: WELL,

HOPEFULLY.

THE PRESIDENT IS

REPORTEDLY CONSIDERING

MORE AMERICAN TROOPS TO

AFGHANISTAN.

HE SAID HE WOULDN'T SET A

SPECIFIC TIMETABLE FOR

PULLING THEM OUT.

NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY

CORRESPONDENT ERIC

GONZALES BRINGS US THE

STORY FROM WASHINGTON.

Reporter: IN A PRIME

TIME ADDRESS TO THE

NATION, PRESIDENT TRUMP

PLACED HIS OWN STAMP ON

THE 17-YEAR WAR IN

AFGHANISTAN.

THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF

PROMISING TO STAY IN THE

FIGHT, BUT ALSO TO SEND

MORE TROOPS TO THE AREA

AND WIN, WIN BY KILLING

TERRORISTS.

President Trump: THE

CONSEQUENCES OF A RAPID

EXIT ARE BOTH PREDICTABLE

AND UNACCEPTABLE.

9/11, THE WORST TERRORIST

ATTACK IN OUR HISTORY, WAS

PLANNED AND DIRECTEDED DIRECTED FROM

AFGHANISTAN BECAUSE THAT

COUNTRY WAS RULED BY A

GOVERNMENT THAT GAVE

COMFORT AND SHELTER TO

TERRORISTS.

Reporter: THE

PRESIDENT DID NOT SAY HOW

MANY MORE AMERICANS WOULD

BE CENTER, BUT THE

PENTAGON'S PROPOSAL

ORIGINALLY UNVEILED IN MAY

WOULD ADD 3,000 TO 4,000

TROOPS, AND INCREASE THE

AMOUNT OF FOREIGN AID

BEING SENT TO THE NATION.

AND HE SAID THE U.S. WON'T

SIMPLY SET A DEADLINE TO

LEAVE AFGHANISTAN.

INSTEAD, IT WILL SEE HOW

WELL THINGS ARE GOING

FIRST.

President Trump:

CONDITIONS ON THE GROUND,

NOT ARBITRARY TIMETABLES,

WILL GUIDE OUR STRATEGY

FROM NOW ON.

Reporter: AFGHAN

FORCES SAY THEY NEED MORE

HELP TO FIGHT A RESURGENT

TALIBAN.

AND THESE TROOPS WILL JOIN

THE MORE THAN 8,000 TROOPS

ON THE GROUND ALREADY.

President Trump:

WORKING ALONGSIDE OUR

ALLIES, WE WILL BREAK

THEIR WILL, DRY UP THEIR

EQUIPMENT, KEEP THEM FROM

CROSSING OUR BORDERS, AND,

YES, WE WILL DEFEAT THEM,

AND WE WILL DEFEAT THEM

HANDILY.

Reporter: AND

PRESIDENT TRUMP CALLED ON

INDIA AND PAKISTAN TO

STAND UP, SAYING PAKISTAN

NEEDS TO STOP GIVE SAFE

HAVENS TO TERRORISTS.

President Trump: IN

AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN,

AMERICA'S INTERESTS ARE

CLEAR: WE MUST STOP THE

SAFE HAVENS FOR TERRORISTS

WHO THREATEN AMERICA.

Reporter: THE

PRESIDENT WILL NOT GIVE A

TIMETABLE ON WHEN AMERICAN

TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN CAN

COME HOME.

HE SAYS OUR ENEMIES NUST

NEVER KNOW OUR PLANS AND

THINK THEY CAN WAIT US

OUT.

ERIC GONZALES, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

Pat: DAVID BRODY IS

WITH US NOW FROM

WASHINGTON.

DAVID, THE PRESIDENT

CAMPAIGNED AGAINST

INVOLVEMENT IN FOREIGN

COUNTRIES.

ESPECIALLY HE WANTED TO

GET OUT OF HIS AFGHANISTAN

SITUATION.

BUT HE CHANGED HIS MIND,

WHY?

David: BECAUSE HE IS

SITTING IN THE OVAL OFFICE

AND HE IS PRESIDENT OF THE

UNITED STATES, AND IT

REALLY IS JUST THAT

SIMPLE.

AND HE ACTUALLY SAID THAT

LAST NIGHT.

IT WASN'T HIS WAY OF

SAYING I'M GOING BACK ON A

CAMPAIGN PROMISE, BUT IT

IS DONALD TRUMP'S WAY OF

SAYING, I'M DEALING WITH

THE CARDS THAT I'VE GOT.

HE SAID HE HAD A BAD

SITUATION HE HAD TO DEAL

WITH RIGHT FROM THE VERY

BEGINNING.

I THINK THAT WAS A BIG

PART OF IT.

FOR THIS PRESIDENT, IT IS

SOMETHING WHERE HE IS

GOING TO HAVE TO JUST GO

ALONG AND CONTINUE TO

FIGURE OUT WHAT THIS

STRATEGY IS GOING TO BE.

WHAT HE IS DOING

DIFFERENTLY IS NOT

TELEGRAPH THE MESSAGES.

AND NOT TELEGRAPH THE

VICTORY STRATEGY IS, OR

WHATEVER THE VICTORY

STRATEGY COULD BE.

FOR EXAMPLE, BARACK OBAMA

REALLY HANDCUFFED, THROUGH

HIS ADMINISTRATION, THE

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT OVER

THERE, OVERSEAS.

DONALD TRUMP SAYS HE IS

NOT GOING TO DO THAT.

AND HE IS ALSO NOT GOING

TO PROVIDE SOME SORT OF

ARBITRARY DEADLINE IN

TERMS OF PULLING TROOPS

OUT OR WHAT THE NEXT PLAN

IS GOING TO BE.

IT IS ALWAYS THE ELEMENT

OF SURPRISE.

HE IS NOT GOING TO BE

SENDING A P.D.F. FILE TO

THE TERRORISTS TO SAY, BY

THE WAY, WE'RE PULLING OUT

IN A YEAR AND A HALF.

IT WON'T HAPPEN.

AND HE IS GOING TO GET

STUCK WITH PAKISTAN.

WE'LL SEE THOSE TYPES OF

ELEMENTS MAKE A

DIFFERENCE.

Pat: PAKISTAN HAS

BEEN AMAZING IN THE WAY

THEY BEHAVED.

WE GIVE THEM ABOUT

$3 BILLION IN AID A YEAR,

AND YET OSAMA BIN LADEN

WAS BEING HELD -- I MEAN

PROTECTED BY THE I.S.I.

AND ABOTTABAD.

THEY KNEW EXACTLY WHERE HE

WAS, AND THEY GAVE HIM

SHELTER.

IT LOOKS LIKE ANY TALIBAN

TO COMES ACROSS THE BORDER

INTO PAKISTAN GETS SAFE

HAVEN.

TRUMP CALLED THEM OUT.

DO YOU RECKON HE IS GOING

TO PULL THAT AID?

IT IS $3 BILLION.

David: IT IS ROUGHLY

AROUND THAT.

THERE IS THE SENSE HE WILL

POTENTIALLY DO THAT.

HE IS KEEPING A LOT OF

THIS CLOSE TO THE VEST,

AND THAT IS A BIT OF A

FRUSTRATION ON CAPITOL

HILL, ESPECIALLY WITH THE

DEMOCRATS.

THEY SAY, HEY, LOOK, YOU

WANT US TO STAY IN

AFGHANISTAN, BUT YOU'VE

GOT TO GIVE US SOME

DETAILS.

AND PRESIDENT TRUMP IS

SAYING, ABSOLUTELY NOT.

I'M NOT GOING TO PROVIDE

ANY OF THE DETAILS BECAUSE

ONCE YOU ALL HAVE THEM,

EVERYBODY WILL HAVE THEM.

SECRETARY MATTIS WILL BE

UP ON CAPITOL HILL IN THE

FALL, AND HE WILL NEED TO

GIVE A LOT MORE DETAILS.

Pat: IT USED TO BREAK

MY HEART WHEN THESE PEOPLE

USED TO COME BACK FROM

BOMBING RUNS, AND THEY

WOULD SAY, LOOK, WE

COULDN'T BOMB BECAUSE

THERE WERE RESTRICTIONS ON

US.

TRUMP IS SAYING, I'M GOING

TO GIVE IT TO THE MILITARY

COMMANDERS, AND THERE WILL

BE NO RESTRICTIONS, AND

WE'RE GOING TO KILL THE

TERRORISTS WHEREVER WE

FIND THEM.

David: YES.

AND HE TALKED ABOUT NO

NATION BUILDING.

AND THAT IS SOMETHING THAT

PRESIDENT OBAMA TRIED FOR

A WHILE AND REALIZED THAT

WASN'T GOING TO WORK.

SO THIS IS MORE OF THAT.

EVENTUALLY OBAMA GOT TO

THAT POINT.

DONALD TRUMP WANTS TO GET

OUT OF AFGHANISTAN.

HE HAS NO DESIRE TO BE

THERE.

BUT HE DOESN'T WANT TO

LOSE THIS WAR ON HIS

WATCH.

HE KNOWS SOMEHOW, SOME

WAY, HE HAS GOT TO FIGURE

IT OUT.

Pat: HE HAS BEEN

DISTRACTED BY ALL OF THIS

NONSENSE ABOUT

CHARLOTTESVILLE.

IT SEEMS LIKE HE CAME

THROUGH AS COMMANDER IN

CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES

OF AMERICA.

IT WAS A POWERFUL SPEECH.

DO YOU THINK HE UNIFIED

THE COUNTRY ON THIS ONE?

David: I THINK HE

REALLY HELPED HIMSELF LAST

NIGHT.

I LIKE TO SAY TELEPROMPTER

TRUMP WAS ON DISPLAY,

RATHER THAN TWEETER TRUMP.

THEY WANT TO SEE MORE OF

THAT COMMANDER IN CHIEF

PRESENCE, AND HE HAD IT

LAST NIGHT.

OBVIOUSLY IT WAS A

MILITARY ISSUE, AND THAT

WAS IMPORTANT.

I THINK IT WAS A CRUCIAL

SPEECH FOR HIM.

AND WHAT HE DID AT THE

BEGINNING, TALKING ABOUT

RACIAL RECONCILIATION --

HE WOULD HAVE A HARD TIME

TALKING TO THE MILITARY

AND AMERICANS LAST NIGHT

IF HE DIDN'T ADDRESS

SOMEHOW, SOME WAY, WHAT

HAPPENED IN

CHARLOTTESVILLE, AND DIAL

SOME OF THAT RHETORIC

BACK.

I THOUGHT IT WAS ACTUALLY

A MASTER STROKE.

Pat: I SAW LINDSEY

GRAHAM, AND HE WAS JUST

DEFUSING HIM IN HIS

PRAISE.

HE SAID GENERAL OBAMA

DIDN'T DO A VERY GOOD JOB,

BUT IT LOOKS LIKE GENERAL

TRUMP IS GOING TO DO A

SPLENDID JOB.

HE SAID, I WILL SUPPORT

HIM IN CONGRESS.

THIS PROGRAM IS ABSOLUTELY

ON TARGET, AND HE IS 100%

WITH HIM.

THAT'S A REPUBLICAN

EXPRESSION.

WHAT DO YOU THINK THE

DEMOCRATS ARE GOING TO DO?

David: WELL, THE

DEMOCRATS ARE GOING TO SAY

NO IN ALL CAPS, AND IT

MIGHT BE BOLD AND IN 24

FONT AS WELL.

THEY'RE GOING TO OPPOSE

THIS PRESIDENT ON EVERY

SINGLE MOVE THAT HE MAKES.

I DON'T THINK THERE IS ANY

DOUBT ABOUT IT.

AS A MATTER OF FACT, I

STARTED A TWITTER HASHTAG,

PAT.

IF YOU GET ON TWITTER,

YOU'LL SEE I STARTED A

HASHTAG SAYING, "IT'S GOT

TO BE TRUMP'S FAULT

BECAUSE WITH THE

DEMOCRATS, EVERYTHING IS

TRUMP'S FAULT."

THEY'VE GOT A BUDGET TO

PASS IN DECEMBER, AND

THEY'VE GOT A DEBT CEILING

THEY'RE GOING TO NEED TO

RAISE OR CONTINUE TO

RAISE.

THE DEMOCRATS ARE GOING TO

GIVE HIM PLENTY OF THORNS

IN HIS SIDE ALL THE WAY

THROUGH THIS PROCESS.

Pat: I THINK THE

AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE SICK

OF THIS DEMOCRATIC

OBSTRUCTION.

THERE IS ONLY SO MUCH --

WE HAVE A COUNTRY, AND

PEOPLE HAVE TO LAY ASIDE

PARTISAN RANCOR IN ORDER

TO PROTECT THIS COUNTRY.

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE

COMMANDER IN CHIEF, AND IT

LOOKS LIKE DEMOCRATS AND

REPUBLICANS HAVE GOT TO

JOIN HANDS TO SUPPORT OUR

PRESIDENT.

WE CANNOT ALLOW THE

COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE

ARMED FORCES TO BE

CONSTANTLY UNDER ATTACK.

THAT'S WHAT THE ENEMIES

OVERSEAS DO, NOT THE

PEOPLE AT HOME.

David: WELL, I DON'T

THINK THERE IS ANY

QUESTION ABOUT WHAT YOU

SAID IS CORRECT.

IT IS ALL CORRECT, PAT.

AND DEMOCRATS, EVER SINCE

TRUMP WON THE WHITE HOUSE,

HAVE BEEN IN SOME WHAT OF

A DEPRESSION SPIRAL.

AND THEY HAVE NOT BEEN

ABLE TO COME OUT OF IT.

THEY WANT TO SEE THIS

PRESIDENT NOT SUCCEED.

AND, OF COURSE, IF HE

DOESN'T SUCCEED, THE

COUNTRY DOESN'T SUCCEED.

AND THAT'S WHERE WE'RE AT.

YOU'VE GOT THE DEMOCRATS

AND THE MEDIA, IF YOU

WILL, TO A DEGREE WORKING

TOGETHER.

I JUST NOTICED SOME OF

THESE HEADLINES, THE SOLAR

ECLIPSE HEADLINES, DONALD

TRUMP PUT THE GLASSES ON,

AND FOR A SPLIT SECOND HE

LOOKED UP, AND FOR THE

HALF SECOND THAT HE LOOKED

UP, ALL OF A SUDDEN ALL OF

THE HEADLINES ARE DONALD

TRUMP WENT AHEAD AND

LOOKED RIGHT INTO THE SUN

AND HE DIDN'T PUT ON THE

GLASSES -- HE DID PUT ON

THE GLASSES, BUT MANY OF

THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA

HEADLINES ARE TRYING TO

LAMPOON HIM.

THEY WANT TO GET HIM AT

EVERY SINGLE TURN.

IT REALLY IS BECOMING --

HOW DO I SAY IT -- QUITE

NAUSEATING.

Pat: WE NEED TO

SUPPORT OUR PRESIDENT.

WE ONLY HAVE ONE

PRESIDENT.

THIS IS ONE NATION.

WE TALK ABOUT ONE NATION

UNDER GOD.

AND WE NEED TO BE ONE

NATION UNDER GOD.

WE CANNOT HAVE TWO

NATIONS.

A HOUSE DIVIDED AGAINST

ITSELF HAVE NOT STAND.

AND THIS OBSTRUCTIONISM

HAS GOT TO STOP.

THE PEOPLE OF AMERICA ARE

SICK OF THIS.

WE'VE GOT TO PASS A

BUDGET.

WE HAVE TO HAVE A BUDGET.

WE HAVE TO RAISE THE DEBT

CEILING.

WE HAVE TO HAVE TAX

REFORM.

WE NEED THINGS BADLY.

PEOPLE IN THIS NATION ARE

HURTING.

AND THE DEMOCRATS ARE

DENYING THEM WHAT THEY'RE

CRYING FOR.

AND WE HAVE A PRESIDENT

WHO WANTS TO GIVE IT TO

THEM, AND THE DEMOCRATS

ARE SAYING NO, NO, NO.

THEY'VE LOST.

THEY'VE LOST

GOVERNORSHIPS, THEY'VE

LOST LEGISLATURES, THEY

HAVE LOST CONGRESSIONAL

SEATS.

AND THEY'RE GOING TO BE

CLEANED IN THIS NEXT

ELECTION UNLESS THEY

CHANGE THEIR WAYS.

AND MAYBE -- MAYBE THERE

ARE SOME STAKES AND

THEY'LL BEGIN TO BEHAVE

THEMSELVES.

WE CAN'T HAVE ANY MORE OF

THIS PELOSI STUFF.

IT JUST ISN'T GOING TO

WORK.

> WELL, YOU MAY HAVE

BEEN ONE OF THE MILLIONS

OF AMERICANS WHO GATHERED

ON MONDAY TO WATCH THE

MOON COVER THE SUN IN WHAT

IS CALLED A TOTAL ECLIPSE.

OUR REPORTER CAITLIN BURKE

JOINED THE CROWDS AT A

VIEWING SITE APPROVED BY

NASA HERE IN THE HAMPTON

ROADS AREA.

AND SHE SHOWS US WHAT

PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY

HAD TO SAY.

Caitlin: THE COUNTRY

PAUSED MONDAY TO LOOK UP

AT THE HEAVENS, WITNESSING

THE FIRST TOTAL ECLIPSE TO

SWEEP FROM COAST TO COAST

IN NEARLY 100 YEARS.

A PART OF THE EARTH

WILL ACTUALLY SEE THE

MOON'S SHADOW CAST ACROSS

IT.

Caitlin: LINCOLN

CITY, OREGON, WAS THE

FIRST STOP FOR TOTALITY,

TURNING DAY TONIGHT.

TOTALITY SPREAD ACROSS THE

U.S. AT AN AVERAGE OF

1800 MILES AN HOUR.

THE TIMING OF THE EVENT IN

EACH CITY PREDICTED TO

WITHIN FRACTIONS OF A

SECOND.

I HAD GOOSE BUMPS,

LITERALLY, BECAUSE I'VE

NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE

IT.

Caitlin: IN

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS,

CLOUDS ALMOST RUINED THE

SHOW, BUT IT PEEKED

THROUGH IN THE FINAL FEW

SECONDS.

NO WAY!

NO WORDS.

IT WAS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING.

Caitlin: HERE IN

HAMPTON ROADS, THOUSANDS

OF PEOPLE SHOWED UP AT OLD

DOMINION UNIVERSITY.

THE PLETLO PLANETARIUM

BROUGHT THEIR TELESCOPES.

THIS IS A GREAT PART OF

HISTORY RIGHT NOW.

THIS IS NOT GOING TO

HAPPEN AGAIN FOR A LONG

TIME.

SO I WANTED TO BE HERE TO

WITNESS THIS FIRSTHAND,

RIGHT HERE.

IT'S PRETTY COOL.

Caitlin: NOT EVERYONE

VIEWED THE ECLIPSE USING

GLASSES.

TELL US HOW THIS WORKS.

BASICALLY IT IS A PIN

HOLE UP HERE.

IT IS AN OLD CAMERA OBS

OBSCURE EFFECT.

YOU SEE THE OUTLINE OF THE

SUN AND YOU CAN SEE IT

BEING ECLIPSED.

IT IS A SAFE WAY TO LOOK

AT THE ECLIPSE.

THIS IS THE ACTUAL FOF

PHOTOGRAPHIC REVERSE.

Caitlin: CBN NEWS WAS

ALSO LIVE AT THE AIR AND

SPACE MUSEUM IN

WASHINGTON, D.C. AS

VISITORS VIEWED THE

ECLIPSE THROUGH A

TELESCOPE SUN GUN WHICH

PROJECTED A LARGER IMAGE

OF THE SUN.

THIS IS A

ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME.

I'M GLAD WE GOT THESE

GLASSES.

IT'S HOT AND I WAS GOING

TO GET OUT, BUT WE STUCK

TO IT.

Caitlin: THE FIRST

LADY POSTED THIS PICTURE

ON TWITTER.

NASA REPORTED 4.4 MILLION

PEOPLE WERE WATCHING ITS

TV COVERAGE MIDWAY THROUGH

THE ECLIPSE, THE BIGGEST

LIVE-STREAM EVENT IN THE

SPACE STATION'S HISTORY.

IF YOU MISSED THE ECLIPSE,

YOU CAN CATCH THE NEXT

ONE.

IT IS ONLY SEVEN YEARS

AWAY IN 2024.

CAITLIN BURKE, CBN NEWS.

Pat: THANKS, CAITLIN.

DOES THE ECLIPSE HAVE ANY

SPIRITUAL IMPLICATIONS?

I DON'T THINK SO.

I DON'T THINK IT HAS ANY

WHATSOEVER.

BUT YOU CAN FIND AN

INTERESTING COMMENTARY

ABOUT THAT ON

cbnnews.com.

IT IS CALLED "WHEN WE SEE

THE FACE OF GOD: WHY THE

SOLAR ECLIPSE IS GOD'S

SHAPED SHADOW OF

ETERNITY."

I DOUBT THAT.

Terry: IT IS THERE,

ANYWAY, FOR YOUR READING

PLEASURE.

Pat: WE'VE GOT IT FOR

THE CURIOUS, BUT I JUST

DON'T BELIEVE IT.

[LAUGHTER]

Terry: IT IS PRETTY

SPECTACULAR, THOUGH.

> COMING UP, WE'RE GOING

TO TAKE YOU TO ONE OF THE

MOST UNREACHED PLACES ON

EARTH.

IT IS KNOWN AS THE LAND OF

THE BLUE SKY.

AND IT IS WHAT A CAMPUS IS

CHANGING LIVES ONE YOUNG

PERSON AT A TIME.

Terry: CBN'S GEORGE

THOMAS HAD THE PRIVILEGE

OF SE ESCORTING A TEAM ON ITS

MISSIONARY JOURNEY.

TAKE A LOOK.

George: MONGOLIA IS

KNOWN AS THE LAND OF THE

BLUE SKY.

THAT'S BECAUSE PEOPLE HERE

ENJOY MORE THAN 250 SUNNY

DAYS A YEAR.

LAND LOCKED BETWEEN CHINA

AND RUSSIA, IT IS ONE OF

THE WORLD'S LEAST DENSELY

POPULATED COUNTRIES.

WITH JUST OVER THREE

MILLION PEOPLE.

MORE THAN HALF LIVE IN THE

BUSTLING CAPITAL CITY OF

OLAN BATAN.

THE REST OF MONGOLIA,

WHICH IS ROUGHLY THREE

TIMES THE SIZE OF FRANCE,

LOOKS LIKE THIS: VAST,

TREELESS GRASS LANDS,

WHERE MOST PEOPLE RAISE

SHEEP, GOATS, CATTLE,

CAMELS, AND HORSES.

AND AS I DISCOVERED, THERE

ARE HARDLY ANY PAVED

ROADS.

MY FIRST TIME DRIVING HERE

IN MONGOLIA.

I GREW UP IN AFRICA.

I LOVED DRIVING A STICK

SHIFT.

SO I'M VERY, VERY COMFORT

ON THESE TYPES OF ROADS.

SO THERE IS NO TRAFFIC.

I RECENTLY JOINED 46

CHRISTIANS FROM

NEIGHBORING RUSSIA,

HEADING TO REMOTE WESTERN

MONGOLIA, WHERE FEW HAVE

HEARD THE MESSAGE OF

CHRIST'S LOVE.

PAVEL LED THE MISSION.

THE HEART OF MY LORD

JESUS CHRIST IS FOR THE

LOST AND HURTING.

I WANT TO HAVE THE SAME

HEART.

George: FOR NINE

YEARS, HE HAS MADE DOZENS

OF TRIPS TO MONGOLIA,

BRINGING ALONG YOUNG

RUSSIA CHRISTIANS, TRAINED

AND EQUIPPED TO SERVE AS

POSSIBLE MISSIONARIES AND

EVANGELISTS.

17-YEAR-OLD ALEN A ALENA TOLD CBN

NEWS SHE GOT THE CALL AT A

YOUNG AGE.

I READ A BOOK ABOUT A

MISSIONARY IN A FOREIGN

COUNTRY, AND SINCE THEN I

HAVE HAD THIS BURNING

DESIRE TO SHARE GOD'S LOVE

WITH PEOPLE.

George: THIS IS

NATASHA GORODNUK'S FIRST

TRIP.

SHE WANTS TO SERVE IN

NEPAL.

I KNOW THE CALLING ON

MY LIFE AND I KNOW WHAT

I'M SUPPOSED TO DO.

George: FOR SEVERAL

WEEKS, NATASHA, ALENA, AND

FOR OTHER RUSSIANS HELD

CHRISTIAN CAMPS FOR THE

PEOPLE.

WE STARTED THIS SEVERAL

YEARS AGO, TO REACH MY

PEOPLE WITH GOD'S LOVE.

WHAT WE'RE DOING IS VITAL

FOR CHANGING HEARTS AND

MINDS.

George: IN BETWEEN

PLAYING GAMES AND ENJOY

OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES,

CAMP ORGANIZERS, LIKE

NATASHA GORODNUK,

INTRODUCED MONGOLIANS TO

CHRISTIANITY.

THESE KIDS ARE THE

FUTURE PEOPLE OF MONGOLIA.

THEY ARE FUTURE PASTORS

AND POSSIBLY FUTURE

LEADERS OF THIS COUNTRY.

[SPEAKING A FOREIGN

LANGUAGE]

GOD WILLING, THEY WILL

SHARE THE GOSPEL IN THEIR

HEARTS AND TURN THEIR

NATION TOWARDS CHRIST.

[SPEAKING A FOREIGN

LANGUAGE]

George: TO BETTER

APPRECIATE THE

SIGNIFICANCE OF THESE

CAMPS, YOU HAVE TO

UNDERSTAND THE HISTORY OF

CHRISTIANITY HERE IN

MONGOLIA, SHORTLY AFTER

THE FALL OF COMMUNISM.

THERE WERE ONLY 10

BELIEVERS IN THE ENTIRE

COUNTRY.

TODAY SOME 36 YEARS LATER,

SOME 60,000 BELIEVERS ARE

SPREAD ACROSS THIS VAST

NATION.

WE ARE IN THE REMOTE

WESTERN PART OF MONGOLIA,

AND IT IS STILL ONE OF THE

MOST UNREACHED PLACES IN

THE WORLD.

George: MICHAEL

CHERENKOV CO-SPONSORED THE

CAMP.

HIS GROUP FOCUSES ON

RAISING THE NEXT

GENERATION OF CHRISTIAN

LEADERS, IN COUNTRIES OF

THE FORMER SOVIET UNION

AND SURROUNDING NATIONS.

SYMES WE THINK THAT

PEOPLSOMETIMES WE THINK THEPEOPLE AROUND T HE WORLD

KNOW ABOUT JESUS, BUT

THERE ARE PLACES LIKE THIS

THAT HAVEN'T BEEN TOUCHED.

George: SO CAMPS LIKE

THIS ONE SERVE AS AN IDEAL

GROUND FOR SHARING THE

GOSPEL WITH YOUNG PEOPLE.

LIVES LIKE THAT OF THIS

22-YEAR-OLD GIRL.

SHE ACCEPTED CHRIST WHILE

ATTENDING CAMP HERE AS A

LITTLE GIRL.

SHE GRADUATED FROM BIBLE

COLLEGE IN MAY, AND IS NOW

PREPARING TO GO ON THE

MISSION FIELD.

THIS CAMP WAS

FOUNDATIONAL TO KNOWING

GOD'S LOVE AND PREPARING

MY HEART TO BE A

MISSIONARY.

I TRY TO COME BACK EVERY

YEAR TO SHARE MY

EXPERIENCES OF HOW I

ENCOUNTERED CHRIST.

George: FOR OTHERS,

LIKE THIS 16-YEAR-OLD, A

BUDDHIST, THIS WAS THE

FIRST TIME LEARNING ABOUT

CHRISTIANITY.

I AM LEARNING THE BIBLE

AND STUDIED TODAY THAT GOD

CREATED THE HEAVENS AND

THE EARTH, THE ANIMALS AND

CREATURES OF THE SEA.

I NEVER KNEW OF THESE

STORIES BEFORE.

George: THIS IS ALSO

THIS GIRL'S FIRST

EXPERIENCE.

BEFORE I CAME TO THE

CAMP, I ALSO THOUGHT I

DIDN'T NEED TO KNOW

ANYTHING ABOUT JESUS, BUT

NOW MY HEART HAS CHANGED

AND I'VE LEARNED SO MUCH

MORE ABOUT CHRISTIANITY.

George: IN ALL, SOME

100,000 YOUNG MONGOLIANS

HEARD THE GOSPEL, MANY FOR

THE FIRST TIME.

I KNOW THERE IS ALL OF

THIS CONTROVERSY ABOUT

TRUMP AND THE RUSSIANS,

BUT I ENCOURAGE PEOPLE NOT

TO FOCUS ON THIS.

MILLIONS OF PEOPLE AROUND

THE WORLD ARE GOING TO

HELL BECAUSE THEY DON'T

KNOW JESUS.

I'M NOT INTERESTED IN

POLITICS.

I'M INTERESTED IN SAVING

PEOPLE AND TELLING THEM

ABOUT JESUS.

THIS IS WHAT WE'RE DOING

HERE IN MONGOLIA.

George: GEORGE

THOMAS, CBN NEWS,

SOMEWHERE IN WESTERN

MONGOLIA.

Terry: WHAT AN

INTERESTING REPORT.

I'VE BEEN TO MONGOLIA, AND

IT IS VAST AND IT IS

EXQUISITELY BEAUTIFUL.

AND CBN'S "ORPHANS'

PROMISE" HAS PROJECTS IN

MONGOLIA AS WELL.

AND THE PEOPLE THERE

RECEIVE THE WORD AND THE

LOVE OF JESUS WITH SUCH

OPEN ARMS.

IN YOUR PRAYER TIME,

REMEMBER MONGOLIA AND THE

WORK THAT GOD IS DOING

THERE.

> UP NEXT, EVERY 40

SECONDS SOMEONE HAS A

STROKE.

IT IS ALMOST TWO

MILLION BRAIN CELLS DYING

EVERY MINUTE WHILE THE

BLOOD FLOW IS CUT OFF.

Terry: THE GOOD NEWS:

80% OF STROKES ARE

PREVENTABLE.

INFORMATION THAT COULD

SAVE YOUR LIFE, AFTER

THIS.

Terry: SUDDEN

NUMBNESS OR WEAKNESS,

CONFUSION, TROUBLE SEEING,

AND SEVERE HEADACHE -- IF

YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF

THESE STROKE SYMPTOMS, YOU

NEED TO ACT FAST.

QUICK ACTION CAN MEAN THE

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE

AND DEATH.

Gordon: IN THE NEXT

40 SECONDS, SOMEONE IN THE

UNITED STATES WILL BE

ATTACKED BY OUR NATION'S

FIRST LEADING CAUSE OF

DEATH.

IN THE TIME IT TAKES TO

WATCH THIS SEGMENT,

SOMEONE WILL LOSE THEIR

LIFE TO A STROKE.

HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO

KNOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF

FROM THIS DEVASTATING

KILLER.

WHEN OUR PATIENTS COME

IN, THEIR CRITICALLY ILL.

A MAJOR PORTION OF THEIR

BRAIN IS NOT FUNCTIONING

PROPERLY.

Gordon: IT IS HERE IN

HAMPTON ROADS, VIRGINIA,

AT THE FALLS COMPREHENSIVE

STROKE CENTER THAT

DR. JOHN BAKER AND HIS

TEAMWORK TO RESCUE

PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM

THE DAMAGING EFFECTS OF A

MAJOR STROKE.

USING STATE-OF-THE-ART

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, THEY

CAN QUICKLY PINPOINT THE

AREAS OF THE BRAIN THAT

HAVE BEEN AFFECTED AND

TAKE ACTION.

IT IS A SITUATION WHERE

EVERY SECOND COUNTS.

WHEN A BLOOD CLOT CUTS

OFF BLOOD FLOW, THERE IS

NOT ENOUGH OXYGEN AND

NUTRIENTS TO THE BRAIN.

SOME PEOPLE ESTIMATE THERE

IS ALMOST TWO MILLION

BRAIN CELLS DYING EVERY

MINUTE WHILE THE BLOOD

FLOW IS CUT OFF.

SO IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO

GET THAT BLOOD FLOW GOING

AS FAST AS POSSIBLE.

Gordon: JUST AS IN A

HEART ATTACK, THE LACK OF

BLOOD FLOW DAMAGES THE

BRAIN.

THERE ARE TWO BASIC

TYPES OF STROKE.

THE FIRST ONE IS WHERE A

BLOOD CLOT ENDS UP INSIDE

AN ARTERY AND CLOGS IT UP.

AND THE SECOND IS A LITTLE

LESS COMMON, AND IT IS

WHERE THE BRAIN HAS AN

ARTERY OR VEIN THAT BLEEDS

AND CAUSES PRESSURE ON THE

BRAIN.

Gordon: KNOWING THE

WARNING SIGNS OF A STROKE

AND ACTING QUICKLY ARE THE

KEYS TO PROTECTING

YOURSELF OR THOSE YOU

LOVE.

IF A STROKE IS SUSPECTED,

REMEMBER BE FAST.

THE FIRST IS BALANCE.

THE PERSON MAY BE UNSTEADY

IN THEIR WALKING.

AND THE OTHER IS EYES.

AND THEY MAY HAVE A

WEAKNESS ON ONE SIDE OF

THE FACE OR THE OTHER.

THE NEXT ONE IS AN ARM

WEAKNESS, A DROOP.

AND THE NEXT ONE IS

SLURRING OF THEIR SPEECH,

AND "T" IS FOR TIME, WE

NEED TO MOVE FAST.

Gordon: CALL 9-1-1

IMMEDIATELY IF YOU OR

SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS

EXPERIENCING ANY OF THESE

SYMPTOMS.

AN AMBULANCE WILL RUSH THE

PATIENT TO THE NEAREST

STROKE CENTER, WHERE SCANS

WILL BE PERFORMED TO

DETERMINE IF A STROKE HAS

HAPPENED AND WHAT

TREATMENT IS NEEDED.

THAT ALLOWS US TO START

GETTING THE INTRAVENOUS

MEDS, THE T.P.A., TO TRY

TO BREAK UP THAT CLOT

GOING EVEN FASTER, AND WE

START LOOKING FOR WHICH

ARTERY AND VEIN CAUSED THE

PROBLEM.

AND THEN WE CAN

IMMEDIATELY GO UP INSIDE

THE ARTERY AND TRY TO

REMOVE CLOTS THAT ARE

BLOCKING IT, OR WE CAN GO

UP INSIDE THE ARTERY OR

VEIN AND TRY TO SEAL IT

OFF IF IT IS CAUSING

BLEEDING INTO THE VEIN.

Gordon: WHAT IF YOU

COULD PRESS THE REWIND

BUTTON BEFORE A STROKE HAS

HAPPENED?

ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL

STROKE ASSOCIATION, UP TO

80% OF ALL STROKES ARE

PREVENTABLE.

PROTECTING YOURSELF STARTS

WITH GETTING THE FACTS.

THE RISK FACTORS FOR

STROKE INCREASE WITH

ADVANCING AGE, USUALLY DUE

TO THINGS LIKE HIGH BLOOD

PRESSURE, HYPERTENSION,

DIABETES WITH HIGH BLOOD

SUGARS, HIGH CHOLESTEROL,

LONG-TERM SMOKING.

THE LONGER THAT GOES, THE

MORE INJURY TO THE BLOOD

VESSELS.

Gordon: GETTING YOUR

BLOOD PRESSURE UNDER

CONTROL IS YOUR FIRST LINE

OF DEFENSE.

WHAT IS ONE OF THE BEST

WAYS TO DO THIS?

LOSE WEIGHT.

ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN

HEART ASSOCIATION, LOSING

AS LITTLE AT 10 POUNDS CAN

HELP LOWER YOUR BLOOD

PRESSURE, NEARLY AS MUCH

AS THE EQUIVALENT OF ONE

BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATION.

AND LOSING WEIGHT WILL

ALSO LOWER YOUR RISK OF

TYPE 2 DIABETES.

PEOPLE WHO ARE DIABETIC

ARE AT GREATER RISK FOR

STROKE, HEART DISEASE, AND

ALZHEIMER'S.

HERE IS ONE SIMPLE WAY TO

LOSE WEIGHT: DRINK WATER.

A STUDY IN THE U.K. FOUND

THAT ADULTS WHO DRANK

16 OUNCES OF WATER 30

MINUTES BEFORE MEALS WERE

ABLE TO DROP NINE POUNDS

OVER 12 WEEKS.

GO FOR A WALK.

WALKING EVERY DAY CAN HELP

YOU LOSE WEIGHT AND LOWER

YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE.

WALKING WITH A FRIEND CAN

HELP YOU BUILD AN

ENJOYABLE HABIT.

AND PARTNER WITH YOUR

DOCTOR.

BE SURE TO ASK QUESTIONS

DURING YOUR NEXT OFFICE

VISIT.

REMEMBER, YOU ARE THE

BIGGEST AD KATI ADVOCATE FOR YOUR

HEALTH.

IF YOU HAVE ANY

HEART-RELATED ISSUES, TALK

ABOUT IT.

UNTREATED HEART CONDITIONS

SET THE STAGE FOR STROKE.

ONE OF THE OTHER RISK

FACTORS FOR E ESCHEMIC

STROKE IS AN IRREGULAR

HEARTBEAT.

Gordon: DON'T

DISREGARD IMPORTANT

WARNING SIGNS.

IF YOU NOTICE A SUDDEN

HEADACHE OR BECOME

LIGHT-HEADED, OR YOUR

VISION IS BLURRED OR YOU

HAVE TROUBLE SPEAKING,

EVEN IF IT GOES AWAY,

DON'T IGNORE IT.

YOU MIGHT BE EXPERIENCING

A MINI STROKE OR A T.I. A.

THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

OF A T.I.A. ARE EXACTLY

THE SAME AS A STROKE, BUT

IT IS JUST THAT THEY GET

BETTER VERY QUICKLY.

BUT WE TREAT THEM DENT

IDENTICALLY.

THE MOST IMPORTANT THING

ABOUT A STROKE IS TO TRY

TO PREVENT ONE BEFORE IT

HAPPENS.

PREVENTING THE BRAIN

INJURY IS SO MUCH BETTER

THAN TRYING TO TREAT THE

STROKE ONCE IT OCCURS.

Gordon: PREVENTING A

STROKE IS POSSIBLE.

FIND OUT YOUR RISK FACTORS

AND START MAKING NECESSARY

CHANGES.

THE BIBLE SAYS THAT A

HEART AT PEACE GIVES LIFE

TO THE BODY.

GOD LOVES YOU AND CARES

ABOUT EVERY DETAIL OF YOUR

LIFE.

ASK HIM TO HELP YOU AS YOU

PRACTICE NEW, HEALTHY

HABITS.

HE DELIGHTS TO DO GOOD

THINGS FOR HIS CHILDREN.

GOD BLESS YOU.

Terry: THAT WAS PART

TWO OF OUR "PROTECT YOUR

BRAIN" SERIES.

THIS D.V.D. IS OUR FREE

GIFT TO YOU, AND IT

CONTAINS ALL FIVE OF THE

SEGMENTS.

IT IS CALLED "PROTECT YOUR

BRAIN: FIVE WAYS TO STAY

MENTALLY SHARP AND BRAIN

HEALTHY."

THE EXPERTS ON THIS D.V.D.

WILL TELL YOU HOW YOU CAN

REDUCE YOUR RISK OF

DEVELOPING ALZHEIMER'S,

REDUCE YOUR CHANCE OF

STROKE, AND HOW TO CHANGE

DANGEROUS HABITS THAT

THREATEN YOUR HEALTH.

CALL 1-800-700-7000 AND

ASK FOR IT OR GO TO

cbn.com TO REQUEST YOUR

FREE D.V.D.

IT IS SOMETHING EVERY ONE

OF US SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

AND HAVE ON HAND.

WELL, STILL AHEAD, A

SINGLE MOM GETS HOOKED ON

METH AFTER JUST A SINGLE

HIT.

I LOST CUSTODY OF MY

SON.

I LOST MY CAR.

I LOST MY PLACE TO LIVE.

I WAS DONE LIVING.

BRANDON WOULD BE BETTER

OFF WITHOUT ME IN HIS

LIFE.

Terry: SEE HOW A SONG

SETS THIS WOMAN ON THE

ROAD TO REDEMPTION.

WELCOME BACK TO "THE

700 CLUB."

POLICE IN SPAIN SHOT AND

KILLED THE MAN THOUGHT TO

BE THE DRIVER OF THE

BARCELONA VAN ATTACK, AND

THEY SAY HE YELLED,

"ALLAHU AKBAR" JUST BEFORE

HE WAS KILLED.

OFFICERS SHOT 22-YEAR-OLD

YOUNES ABOUYAAQOUB IN A

RURAL SUBURB WEST OF

BARCELONA.

IT HAPPENED ON MONDAY.

HE WAS THE TARGET OF AN

INTERNATIONAL MANHUNT

AFTER CRASHING HIS VAN

INTO A CROWD ON FRIDAY,

KILLING 13 PEOPLE AND

HURTING 120 OTHERS.

A DAY LATER, A STRING OF

VEHICLE ATTACKS HAPPENED

IN A SPANISH TOWN OF

CATALONIA AND CAMBRILS.

> A DOZEN PLAYERS FOR

THE CLEVELAND BROWNS

PRAYED DURING THE NATIONAL

ANTHEM BEFORE THEIR

PRE-SEASON GAME WITH THE

NEW YORK GIANTS MONDAY

NIGHT.

THEY JOINED HANDS AND GOT

DOWN ON ONE KNEE TO PRAY

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE

SUFFERED FROM RACIAL AND

SOCIAL INJUSTICE.

LINEBACKER CHRISTIAN

KERSKI SAID THEY INTENDED

NO DISRESPECT FOR ANYONE,

BUT IT WAS TIME TO SPEAK

OUT.

DEVEIL'S WIFE IS

AFRICAN-AMERICAN, AND HE

SAYS HE WANTS TO RAISE HIS

CHILDREN IN A BETTER

ENVIRONMENT THAN WE HAVE

TODAY.

THE PLAYERS SPOKE WITH

THEIR COACH BEFORE THEIR

PRAYER.

AND THE COACH SAID WE

RESPECT OUR PLAYERS AND WE

RESPECT THE FLAG.

> REMEMBER, YOU CAN

ALWAYS GET THE LATEST FROM

CBN NEWS BY VISITING OUR

WEBSITE AT cbnnews.com.

TERRY AND PAT WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700

CLUB."

IT IS COMING UP RIGHT

AFTER THIS.

Terry: TAMMY BAKER

HAD ALREADY LOST HER SON,

HER CAR, AND HER HOME TO

DRUG ADDICTION.

THEN SHE GOT HEPATITIS "C"

FROM A DIRTY NEEDLE, AND

TAMMY LOST SOMETHING ELSE:

ALL HOPE THAT HER LIFE

COULD EVER BEEN REDEEMED.

I JUST DIDN'T KNOW THE

FATHER'S LOVE, OR A

FATHER'S LOVE.

JUST WANTING IT SO

DESPERATELY.

Reporter: TAMMY BAKER

WAS FOUR YEARS OLD WHEN

HER FATHER WALKED OUT ON

THE FAMILYMENT.

>FAMILY.

HE WENT TO TOUR IN

GERMANY AND NEVER CAME

BACK.

THROUGHOUT MY LIFE, I

NEVER KNEW WHY HE LEFT.

IT'S LIKE I ALWAYS WANTED

TO BE A DADDY'S LITTLE

GIRL.

Reporter: WHEN HER

MOTHER REMARRIED WHEN

TAMMY WAS 13, SHE THOUGHT

HE WAS ALL SHE HAD HOPED

FOR.

HE SEEMED GREAT.

I WAS HEAD OVER HEELS.

I'M RUNNING UP AND JUMPING

ON HIM, I HAD A DAD

FIGURE.

Reporter: WHEN HER

MOTHER WASN'T AROUND, HER

STEPFATHER BEGAN TOUCHING

HER INAPPROPRIATELY.

AND ONE AFTERNOON HE CAME

INTO HER ROOM ONLY WEARING

HIS UNDERWEAR.

AND THE PANIC IN MY

BODY AT THAT TIME, I JUST

KNEW I WAS GOING TO BE

RAPED.

Reporter: BUT TAMMY'S

MOM CAME HOME AND HE RAN

OUT.

TOMY ME TOLTAMMY TOLD HER MOTHER AND

SHE KICKED THE MAN OUT.

TAMMY WAS HURT AND

CONFUSED.

I STARTED BLAMING

MYSELF BECAUSE OF HOW MUCH

I WANTED TO FEEL LOVED.

Reporter: IN HIGH

SCHOOL, TAMMY FOUND A

BOYFRIEND AND STARTED

HAVING SEX.

I FINALLY HAD SOMEBODY

TO SHOW ME ATTENTION AND I

DIDN'T WANT TO LOSE HIM.

Reporter: SHE GOT

MARRIED AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

AND HAD A SON, BRANDON.

WHEN SHE GOT PREGNANT

AGAIN, TAMMY LOST THE BABY

AND USED ALCOHOL TO COPE.

THE ONLY THING THAT

TOOK AWAY THE PAIN WAS NOT

TO FEEL THE PAIN.

Reporter: BUT THE

PAIN ALWAYS CAME BACK.

SOON SHE DISCOVERED

SOMETHING STRONGER THAN

ALCOHOL.

SHE LAID OUT A LINE OF

METH.

I TOOK THAT FIRST LINE OF

METH AND I WAS HAPPY, I

WAS LAUGHING, I HAD

ENERGY, AND I WAS READY TO

CONQUER THE WORLD, AND IT

HAD ME HOOKED.

Reporter: WHEN

TAMMY'S HUSBAND HAD BECOME

ABUSIVE, SHE LEFT WITH HER

SON.

SHE SPENT THE NEXT FIVE

YEARS WORKING TO SUPPORT

HIM AND HER ADDICTIONS.

SOON THE MONEY RAN OUT.

I LOST CUSTODY OF MY

SON.

I LOST MY CAR.

I LOST MY PLACE TO LIVE.

I WAS LIVING ON PEOPLE'S

COUCHES, THAT WOULD LET ME

STAY AT THEIR HOUSES, OR

HOTEL ROOMS.

I WAS DONE LIVING.

I WAS A HORRIBLE MOTHER TO

THE ONLY CHILD THAT GOD

BLESSED ME WITH, AND I

COULDN'T EVEN BE HIS MOM.

Reporter: BEFORE

LONG, SHE CONTRACTED

HEPATITIS "C" FROM A DIRTY

NEEDLE.

TAMMY LOST ALL HOPE.

MY FULL INTENTION THAT

NIGHT WAS JUST TO SMOKE

AND DO AS MANY DRUGS AS I

COULD TO JUST NOT WAKE UP

AGAIN.

I DIDN'T WANT TO WAKE UP

AGAIN.

THAT BRANDON WOULD BE

BETTER OFF WITHOUT ME IN

HIS LIFE.

Reporter: WHEN

TAMMY'S PLAN DIDN'T WORK,

SHE CALLED HER MOTHER TO

COME PICK HER UP.

WHEN I CALLED MY MOM,

THE BIGGEST PART OF ME WAS

BECAUSE I DIDN'T WANT MY

SON TO SEE ME DIE AND I

HAD TO GET OUT OF TOWN.

Reporter: TAMMY'S

MOTHER DROVE THROUGH THE

NIGHT TO PICK HER UP IN

GEORGIA.

ON THE 13-HOUR DRIVE BACK,

HER MOM STARTED LISTENING

TO CHRISTIAN MUSIC.

I WOULD GO TO SLEEP AND

WAKE UP AND THE SAME SONG

WOULD BE ON, GOD WILL MAKE

A WAY WHERE THERE SEEMS TO

BE NO WAY.

TURN IT OFF.

I DON'T WANT TO HEAR THAT.

Reporter: BUT HER MOM

KEPT LISTENING, AND SO DID

TAMMY.

AND WHEN THEY WERE HALF

WAY HOME, TAMMY ASKED IF

THEY COULD GO TO CHURCH

THAT EVENING.

THE MESSAGE WAS FROM THE

BIBLE VERSE ISAIAH 8: 18.

NO MATTER HOW DEEP THE

STAIN OF YOUR SINS, GOD

CAN WASH YOU WHITE AS

SNOW.

I'M SITTING THERE IN THE

PEW GOING, DUDE, YOU HAVE

NO IDEA.

YOU DON'T KNOW ME.

YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE I'VE

BEEN.

YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT I'VE

DONE.

THERE IS NO WAY.

Reporter: AFTERWARDS

TAMMY AND HER MOTHER WENT

TO THE PASTOR AND TOLD HIM

ABOUT HER LIFE.

HE ENCOURAGED HER AND

INTRODUCED HER TO MEMBERS

OF THE CHURCH WHO OVER THE

NEXT TWO WEEKS SHOWED HER

LOVE AND ACCEPTANCEMENT

AND IT WAACCEPTANCE.AND IT WAS THEN THAT T AMMY

GAVE HER LIFE TO CHRIST.

I JUST HAD MY ARMS

OPEN.

AND I'M, LIKE, HERE I AM,

A BROKEN PERSON, BEATEN

DOWN, DYING FROM HEPATITIS

"C," I'M DIRTY, I'VE

SINNED, THERE IS NOTHING

GOD IN ME.

WHO WOULD WANT ME?

WHO WOULD WANT THIS?

AND I COULD HEAR GOD SAY,

I DO, THAT HE WANTED ME.

I SURRENDERED EVERYTHING

TO HIM ON THE CROSS

BECAUSE HE WANTED ME.

Reporter: SHORTLY

AFTER, TAMMY ATTENDED A

WOMEN'S RETREAT WHERE THEY

PRAYED FOR HEALING FROM

HEPATITIS "C."

A COUPLE OF WEEKS LATER,

SHE RECEIVED A CALL FROM

HER DOCTOR.

WELL, TAMMY, WE CANNOT

SET YOU UP FOR TREATMENTS

BECAUSE THERE IS NO

HEPATITIS IN YOUR BLOOD.

AND I'M, LIKE, JUST

SHOCKED.

I HANG UP THE PHONE AND I

ONLY TAKE ABOUT THREE

STEPS.

THAT THIRD STEP, I'M ON MY

FACE, AND I'M, LIKE,

YOU'VE GOT ME.

THERE WAS BUCKETS OF FAITH

BEING DELIVERED ON ME.

POURING OVER ME, FAITH,

FAITH, FAITH.

FAITH TO MOVE A MOUNTAIN.

Reporter: THAT WAS IN

2004.

TODAY TAMMY IS MARRIED AND

HAS RECONCILED THE

RELATIONSHIP WITH HER SON

BRANDON.

SHE FREQUENTLY SHARES HER

STORY OF HOW A FORGIVING,

LOVING FATHER GAVE HER NEW

HOPE FOR LIFE.

I LOVE WHAT THE LORD

HAS DONE FOR ME IN MY

LIFE, AND HOW HE HAS

RESTORED MY LIFE.

AND MY RELATIONSHIP WITH

MY SON, I MEAN, IS GOLD.

FOR HIM TO LOOK AT ME AND

SAY I KNOW THERE IS A GOD

BECAUSE OF WHAT HE DID FOR

YOU -- THAT'S WHAT I WANT

THE WORLD TO SEE, THAT

ANYBODY CAN BE CHANGED,

BUT THERE IS ONLY ONE

PERSON WHO CAN CHANGE IT.

Terry: THAT IS THE

TRUTH FOR ALL OF US TO

REMEMBER TODAY.

LISTEN, MAYBE YOU, LIKE

TAMMY, CAN GO BACK TO A

PLACE IN YOUR CHILDHOOD

WHERE YOUR MOM OR YOUR DAD

WASN'T THERE FOR YOU.

AND BECAUSE OF THAT, YOU

LET IT IDENTIFY YOU IN A

CERTAIN WAY THAT MADE YOU

MAKE SOME WRONG CHOICES.

YOU KNOW, IT ALL JUST

BEGINS TO SNOWBALL,

DOESN'T IT?

IT STARTS OUT WITH ONE

ISSUE, AND THEN ISSUE

BECOMES TWO, AND TWO

BECOME THREE, AND THREE

BECOME FOUR, AND PRETTY

SOON YOUR LIFE IS A MESS.

WHEN REALLY WHAT YOU

WANTED WAS THE LOVE OF A

DAD, THE LOVE OF A MOTHER

IN YOUR LIFE.

YOU'RE ALWAYS HAD THAT.

MAYBE YOU JUST DIDN'T KNOW

IT.

THE CREATOR OF THE

UNIVERSE, THE ONE WHO

FLUNG THE STARS IN THE

SKY, WHO CAUSES ECLIPSE TO IS

TO HAPPEN, WHO CREATED IT

ALL, STARTED ALL OF IT

WITH YOU IN MIND.

BEFORE YOU WERE EVER

FORMED IN YOUR MOTHER'S

WOMB, HE KNEW YOU.

THAT'S WHAT THE BIBLE

SAYS.

HE KNEW EVERY DAY OF YOUR

LIFE.

HE ALREADY KNEW THE

MISTAKES YOU WERE GOING TO

MAKE.

HERE IS THE GREAT NEWS: HE

NEVER LEAVES.

HE NEVER WALKS AWAY.

HE NEVER STOPS LOVING.

THAT'S HARD FOR US TO

ACCEPT SOMETIMES BECAUSE

THERE IS NOWHERE ON THIS

EARTH WHERE WE CAN FIND

ANYBODY ELSE WHO DOES

THAT.

THAT'S GOD, YOUR ABBA,

YOUR DADDY, YOUR FATHER,

THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU

UNCONDITIONALLY AND BEYOND

MEASURE.

SO IT DOESN'T MATTER WHERE

YOU'VE BEEN OR WHAT YOU'VE

DONE, HOW MANY MISTAKES

YOU'VE MADE, HOW FILTHY

YOU FEEL, HOW DISGUSTED

YOU ARE WITH YOURSELF,

YOUR ABBA DADDY LOVES YOU.

WHY DOES HE LOVE US LIKE

THAT?

I DON'T KNOW.

GOD LOVES.

HE IS LOVE.

IT IS BEYOND OUR CAPACITY

TO UNDERSTAND.

HE SAYS, I'M DIFFERENT

THAN YOU.

MY WAYS ARE DIFFERENT THAN

YOUR WAYS.

MY THOUGHTS ARE HIGHER

THAN YOUR THOUGHTS.

SO THE ISSUE ISN'T OUR

BEING ABLE TO UNDERSTAND

IT.

THE QUESTION IS THIS: WILL

YOU RECEIVE IT TODAY?

WILL YOU SAY YES TO HIM?

JUST LIFT YOUR HANDS UP

RIGHT NOW AND PRAY WITH

ME.

STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING AND

PRAY THIS PRAYER.

JESUS, I AM A SINNER IN

NEED OF A SAVIOR.

AND I KNOW THAT YOU CAME

AND YOU DIED FOR ME, FOR

MY SIN, FOR ALL OF US WHO

HAVE FALLEN SHORT OF THE

GLORY OF GOD.

AND I DON'T UNDERSTAND

YOUR LOVE, BUT I DO KNOW

THAT I NEED IT.

SO I'M SAYING YES TO

BEGINNING OUR RELATIONSHIP

TOGETHER TODAY.

I'M SAYING, PLEASE FORGIVE

MY SIN.

BE MY SAVIOR.

BE THE LORD OF MY LIFE.

TEACH ME YOUR WAYS.

I DON'T UNDERSTAND THEM OR

KNOW THEM, GOD.

WHAT I KNOW IS I NEED YOU.

I WANT YOU.

I CHOOSE YOU TODAY.

AND I THANK YOU FOR

CHOOSING ME TO BE YOUR

OWN.

WOULD YOU FILL ME WITH

YOUR HOLY SPIRIT NOW AND

CHANGE THE WAY I SEE

THINGS, THE WAY I HEAR

THINGS, THE WAY I THINK.

OPEN THE HARDNESS OF MY

HEART TO THE GENTLENESS OF

YOUR LOVE, AND THANK YOU

FOR BEING MY ABBA.

IN JESUS' NAME I PRAY.

AMEN.

YOU'VE BEGUN A

RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE

WHO IS SO MUCH BIGGER AND

GREATER THAN YOU KNOW

RIGHT NOW.

BUT WHAT DO YOU DO?

HOW DO YOU HELP IT GROW?

HOW DO YOU GO ON?

PAT HAS PUT TOGETHER THIS

"NEW DAY" PACKET FOR YOU,

FILLED WITH WONDERFUL

INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT IT

MEANS TO BELONG TO GOD, TO

FOLLOW AFTER JESUS, AND IT

IS YOURS FOR FREE.

THERE IS OUR TOLL-FREE

NUMBER: 1-800-700-7000.

JUST CALL AND SAY, I

PRAYED THAT PRAYER, AND

I'D LIKE THE "NEW DAY"

PACKET, AND WE WILL SEND

IT OUT TO YOU RIGHT AWAY.

> WELL, THERE IS MORE OF

"THE 700 CLUB" COMING UP.

WE'LL BE BACK RIGHT AFTER

THIS.

STAY WITH US.

Terry: MIKE AND LIZ

BROWN HAVE NEVER BEEN BIG

SPENDERS, BUT THEY'VE

ALWAYS BEEN BIG GIVERS.

NOW TH THAT THEY'VE RETIRED,

ONE OF THEIR GREATEST

PLEASURES IS SEEING HOW

THEIR GIFTS ARE HELPING

PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD.

Reporter: MIKE AND

BIZ BROWN SPENT THEIR

LIVES WORKING IN THE

SCHOOL SYSTEM.

LIZ WAS A COUNSELLOR, AND

MIKE WAS A SCHOOL

PRINCIPAL.

I ABSOLUTELY LOVED

WORKING WITH PEOPLE,

FAMILIES AND CHILDREN, AND

PARTICULARLY ENJOYED MY

ROLE AS SCHOOL COUNSELLOR,

AND TO JUST SERVE AS A

RESOURCE TO THEM IN

WHATEVER WAY THEY

NEEDEDED.

Reporter: THE BROWNS

HAVE BEEN FRUGAL SPENDERS

WITH THEIR LIMITED

INCOMES, BUT THEY HAVE

GIVEN GENEROUSLY TO PEOPLE

AROUND THE WORLD.

BOTH OF OUR PARENTS

GAVE US EXAMPLES IN

GIVING.

SO IT WAS SOMETHING THAT

CAME NATURALLY.

GOD TEACHES THAT

LESSON, THAT 90% IS REALLY

MORE THAN YOU DESERVE.

AND AS LONG AS YOU'RE

GIVING GOD HIS 10%, I

NEVER HAD TROUBLE -- NEVER

HAD TROUBLE MAKING ENDS

MEET.

Reporter: LIZ'S

PARENTS HAD BEEN LONG-TIME

MEMBERS OF CBN, AND LIZ

WANTED TO FOLLOW IN THEIR

FOOTSTEPS.

SO YEARS AGO, SHE AND HER

HUSBAND BECAME CBN

PARTNERS.

THEIR DONATIONS HAVE

HELPED BUILD A PHYSICAL

THERAPY CENTER IN

MONGOLIA, WHERE DISABLED

CHILDREN LEARN HOW TO

WALK.

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT CBN

IS AFTER WE'VE GIVEN, WE

GET A PACKET IN THE MAIL.

THE THING THAT I ALWAYS

LOOK FOR IN THOSE PACKETS

IS, HOW MANY PEOPLE CAME

TO KNOW JESUS AS THEIR

SAVIOR BECAUSE THAT'S THE

MOST IMPORTANT THING.

IT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE

I'M WALKING IN GOD'S WAY,

IN GOD'S PURPOSE.

WE ARE TO PUT HIM FIRST

AND TREAT OTHERS HERE ON

THIS EARTH AS WE SHOULD.

Reporter: TODAY THE

BROWNS ARE RETIRED FROM

THEIR TEACHING JOBS, BUT

THEY STILL GIVE

GENEROUSLY, AND THEY

ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO DO THE

SAME, AND IN DOING SO,

CREATE A LASTING LEGACY.

WHEN I GO TO HEAVEN, I

WANT THE LORD TO SAY, WELL

DONE, DAUGHTER.

THESE PEOPLE CAME TO KNOW

JESUS CHRIST BECAUSE I

INVITEDEINVITED YOU, DAUGHTER, TO

PARTICIPATE WITH ME IN MY

PLAN.

AND FROM THAT THESE PEOPLE

GOT SAVED.

Terry: I'VE SEEN THE

WORK THAT THE BROWNS HAVE

DONE IN MONGOLIA.

THERE ARE GOING TO BE SOME

BEAUTIFUL MONGOLIAN

CHILDREN IN THEIR LINE IN

HEAVEN SAYING THANK YOU,

ALONG WITH THEIR FAMILIES.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

LIKE THAT, TOO, WITHOUT

EVER LEAVING THE COMFORT

OF YOUR LIVING ROOM, BY

JOINING "THE 700 CLUB."

IT IS 65 CENTS A DAY, $20

A MONTH, AND YOU WILL BE

TOUCHING LIVES ALL AROUND

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IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN

WITH US IN THAT ENDEAVOR,

LETTING PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT

JESUS, MEETING THEIR

PHYSICAL NEEDS, CALL NOW.

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WHEN YOU JOIN, WE WANT TO

SEND YOU THIS AMAZING

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IT IS CALLED "MIRACLES."

AND IT WILL BE A FAITH

BUILDER FOR YOU IN YOUR

OWN LIFE.

WE WANT YOU TO HAVE THIS.

YOU CALL OUR TOLL-FREE

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THAT OUT TO YOU RIGHT

AWAY.

BEFORE WE END OUR SHOW

TODAY, I WANT TO MENTION

SOME ANSWERS TO PRAYER.

VANESSA IN THANKFUL FOR

THIS PROGRAM.

SHE SAYS PARTNERING WITH

THE MINISTRIES LED TO A

COMPLETE TURN AROUND IN

HER LIFE.

SHE WAS ON WELFARE,

CONSIDERING SUICIDE, WHEN

A FRIEND ENCOURAGED HER TO

WATCH THE SHOW.

SHE DID AND SAID HER LIFE

HAS NEVER BEEN THE SAME.

AND DEBBIE, FROM LINTON,

INDIANA, SHE CALLED OUR

PRAYER CENTER BECAUSE SHE

WAS WAITING IMPORTANT TEST

RESULTS.

SHE HAD SURGERY TO REMOVE

HER THYROID.

HER DOCTOR EXPECTED

CANCER.

AFTER RECEIVING PRAYER,

DEBBIE GOT WORD HER BIOPSY

WAS CLEAR AND SHE DID NOT

HAVE TO UNDERGO RADIATION.

> BEFORE WE CLOSE OUR

SHOW, I WANT TO PRAY FOR

YOU AND LET'S PRAY FOR

OTHERS AS WELL.

JESUS, WE COME TO YOU

TODAY KNOWING YOU ARE OUR

ONLY SOURCE, THE ONLY NAME

UNDER HEAVEN BY WHICH MEN

MAY BE SAVED, AND THE ONLY

ONE WHO LOVES US, KNOWS

OUR NEED, AND CAN TOUCH US

WITH POWER TO CHANGE.

WOULD YOU MOVE NOW IN THE

HEARTS AND LIVES OF THOSE

WHO ARE PRAYING, THOSE WHO

HAVE PHYSICAL NEEDS, THOSE

WHO HAVE ADDICTION NEEDS,

THOSE WHO HAVE FINANCIAL

NEEDS, THOSE WHO HAVE

RELATIONSHIP NEEDS.

GOD, ONE AND ALL, WOULD

YOU JUST REACH OUT AND

TOUCH.

THANK YOU FOR LOVING US.

THANK YOU FOR TEACHING US

YOUR WAYS.

THANK YOU FOR ALWAYS,

ALWAYS BEING THERE.

THOUGH THE WORLD FALSE

AWAY, GOD, YOU ARE WITH US

ALWAYS.

YOU SEE US AND LOVE US.

AND WE LOVE YOU.

WE SAY THANK YOU TODAY IN

JESUS MATCHLESS NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PRAY

WITH SOMEONE TODAY, IT IS

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WE WANT TO LEAVE YOU WITH

A GOOD WORD FROM 1 JOHN 4:

16: "GOD IS LOVE, AND HE

WHO ABIDES IN LOVE, ABIDES

IN GOD AND GOD IN HIM."

JOIN US AGAIN TOMORROW.

LEARN HOW TO RESTRAIN YOUR RETRAIN YOUR

BRAIN IN PART THREE OF OUR

BRAIN IN PART THREE OF OUR

"PROTECT YOUR BRAIN"

SERIES.

SEE YOU THEN.

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