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700 Club Interactive - October 25, 2017

A young girl is molested by her pastor, which as she becomes a young woman, sends her life into a downward spiral of addiction and hopelessness; until God spoke to her and set her free. Read Transcript


HER TRUST WAS VIOLATED AND SHE

BEGAN QUESTIONING EVERYTHING.

AM I REALLY LOVED?

AM I REALLY VALUED?

AM I BEING JUDGED.

FIND OUT HOW SAD SHE FELT.

PLUS.

TURN YOUR STUPID MUSIC OFF,

AND I WALKED ON TO THE PARKING

LOT AND I DIDN'T REALIZE I WAS

IN CHURCH.

AND AN UNLIKELY XHOIFP AT AN

UNLIKELY PLACE.

HEAR WHY THEY'RE SEEING LIFE

TRANSFORM IN TODAY'S "700 CLUB

INTERACTIVE".

WELCOME TO THE SHOW.

THE PHILADELPHIA EAGLES ARE 6-1

AND THE BEST RECORD IN THE NFL

AFTER BEATING MY REDSKINS ON

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL.

WELL PART OF THE EAGLE'S

SUCCESS IS PART OF THE TEAM'S

CHEMISTRY.

EARLIER IN THE SHOW, WE TOLD

YOU ABOUT BAPTIZING.

NOT LONG AFTER, CHRIS LONG A

NOUNSD HE WOULD DONATE THE

SECOND HALF OF HIS SALARY TO

BENEFIT EDUCATIONAL SALARIES.

HOW MUCH IS THAT WORTH?

ONE MILLION DOLLARS.

THE CAMPAIGN IS CALLED PLEDGE

KIDS FOR TOMORROW.

AND ENCOURAGES BUSINESSES TO

MATCH LONG'S DONATION.

AND EARLIER THIS YEAR, THE

EAGLE'S DEFENDER ANNOUNCED THAT

HE WAS DONATING HIS FIRST

PAYCHECK TO FUND HIS SCHOOL

HOME TOWN OF VIRGINIA.

?U. TAKE A STEP BACK AND GO WOW.

ALL THE BAD THINGS WE'VE HEARD

ABOUT SPORTS AND ALL THE

CONTROVERSIES AND HERE AN

ENTIRE TEAM IS SAYING, WE WANT

TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

REMEMBER, YOU CAN JUST SORT

OF COMPLAIN ABOUT THE DARKNESS

OR YOU CAN LIGHT A CANDLE.

THEY'RE LIGHTING A CANDLE, I

LOVE THAT.

THEY'RE LIGHTING UP ON THE

FIELD TOO.

IT'S WORKING.

CONGRATULATIONS, THOUGH I

WISH THEM WELL.

WELL THE BIBLE CALLS THE CHURCH

THE BRIDE OF CHRIST.

CEREMONIES SOMETIMES GIVE US

THE GLIMPSE OF WHAT WE'LL BE

SEE WHEN WE ARE REUNITED WITH

CHRIST.

HE HAD HARD TIME HOLDING

BACK TEARS AS HIS BRIDE ASHLEY

MADE HIS WAY TOWARDS HIM.

HE SAID, THE MOMENT I SAW HER,

ALL THE HE MOWSSING, THE JOY

THE ANXIOUSNESS, OVERWHELMED MY

HEART.

I JUST LOOKED AT GOD AND I WAS

SO THANKFUL FOR THAT MOMENT.

THE NEW BRIDE ASHLEY SAYS, THE

MOMENT TOOK HER BREATH AWAY.

IT'S EVERYTHING I'VE BEEN

WANTING SINCE THE DAY I MET HIM.

WOW.

THAT'S THE WAY TO GO TO THE

ALTER.

YES.

THAT'S THE WAY TO GO.

AND AGAIN, IN OUR CULTURE IT'S

LIKE, THE CULTURE OF

PERMISSIVENESS, THE CULTURE OF

PROMISCUITY AND TO SEE THIS, IT

REALLY IS YES.

YES.

YES, ABSOLUTELY.

WONDERFUL

WELL RECENTLY A MICHIGAN

KINDERGARTNER DIDN'T HAVE MONEY

FOR SCHOOL MILK, SEEMS ALL SHE

NEEDED WAS A LITTLE SUNSHINE.

WELL SUNSHINE WAS A

FIVE-YEAR-OLD WHO SAW THE NEED

AND WANTED DO SOMETHING ABOUT

IT.

THE LITTLE GIRL DUMPED OUT

HER PIGGY BANK AND TOLD HER

GRANDMOTHER AND SAID THAT SHE

WANTED GIVE HER CLASSMATE MONEY.

THIS LITTLE GIRL HAD SO MUCH

LOVE AND COMPASSION FOR HER

FRIENDS.

AND I'M VERY VERY PROUD OF HER.

AND BEER GOING TO DO AT HER

REQUEST, WE'RE GOING TO DO

WHATEVER WE CAN TO HELP THE

KIDS IN HER CLASS.

WITH MILK MONEY.

SOMETIMES GRANDMOTHER POST

THISED ON FACEBOOK, THANK YOU

LORD FOR SUCH A BEAUTIFUL

LITTLE GIRL.

IT'S PRECIOUS TO SEE THAT KIND

OF COMPASSION AND KINDNESS IN

A CHILD WHEN IT'S IN THEM TON

SEE A CHILD GO WITHOUT.

GOOD NAME TOO.

I LOVE T.WELL TODAY IN OUR

COUNTRY ALONE, NEARLY HALF A

MILLION CHILDREN ARE IN THE

FOSTER SYSTEM AWAITING

PERMANENT HOMES.

MANY YEARS GO BY BEFORE

ADOPTION GO PLACE AND SADLY

SOME REACH ADULTHOOD WITHOUT

RECEIVING A FAMILY.

RECENTLY A CHILD IN UTAH

RECEIVED NEWS THAT CHANGED HER

LIFE.

*

*

WELL HARD TO EVEN TALK AFTER

SEEING THA. THE JOY OF THE

CHILD AND FINDING A FOREVER

FAMILY IS AMAZING.

GORDON'S PROMISE IS THE ARM OF

CBN'S MINISTRY, WE'VE DONE SO

MUCH WORK WITH CHILDREN LIKE

THIS LITTLE ONE WHO ARE FINDING

FOREVER FAMILIES.

BUT THOSE WHO HAVE NOT, YOU

CANNOT IMAGINE THE POWER TO

HAVE A PLACE TO BELONG.

AND WE DO THAT.

WE HAVE A PASTER OUR PROGRAM,

CALLED "KEEPING FAMILIES

TOGETHER" HELPING KIDS NOT GO

INTO ORPHANAGE BECAUSE OF

POVERTY.

IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE, FIND

OUT MORE.

THE SHEER JOY OF KNOWING I'M

GOING TO HAVE A PERMANENT MOM

AND DAD, A PLACE TO CALL HOME

SOMEWHERE WHERE I BELONG, IS

JUST TOO MUCH.

SHE COULD NOT PUT WORDS TO IT.

WE CAN'T EITHER BUT WHAT AN

AWESOME AWESOME VIDEO TO SHARE.

YES, THAT WAS A WONDERFUL

PICTURE AND A WONDERFUL PICTURE

OF ALL OF US.

WE'RE ALL ORPHANS.

WE SHOULD REJOICE IN THE

SAME WAY.

YEAH, THE REJOICING THAT

HAPPENS IN HEAVEN OVER JUST ONE.

WHOO-HOO.

YEAH.

WE'RE GOING TO HAVE A BIG

PARTY ONE DAY P.ONE DALLAS

CHURCH IS REACHING THE HOMELESS

POPULATION BY TAKE THE MESSAGE

TO WHERE THEY LIVE, NOT IN A

BUILDING BUT ON THE OUTSIDE IN

A PARKING LOT.

SEOUL CHURCH HAS PERFORMED THIS

MINISTRY FOR OVER TEN YEARS.

THEY VISITED THE DOWNTOWN

STREETS OF DALLAS FOR

FIRST-HAND LOOK.

Reporter: THIS PARKING LOT

LOOKS PLAIN AND REUNREMARKABLE

SIX DAYS A WEEK.

THEN ON SUNDAY, IT TRANSFORMS.

YOU HEARD THE CHILDREN'S RHYME,

HERE'S THE XHOIFRNTION HERE'S

THE STEEPLE, OPEN THE DOOR AND

HERE ARE THE ALL THE PEOPLE.

WELL HERE IN THIS DMRAS HOT

PARKING LOT, THERE IS A CHURCH

WITHOUT WALLS AIMED AT

MINISTERING TO THE INVISIBLE

PEOPLE.

, THE HOMELESS.

FOR 22 YEARS, SOUL CHURCH HAS

USED THE SEARCH TO SEND PRAISE

SONGS AND THERE IS MUCH FEEDING

TO BE DONE.

STATISTICS THAT HOMELESS HAVE

MULTIPLIED FROM 40 TO 200 IN

THE LAST TWO YEARS.

PASTOR LEON HEADS SOUL CHURCH.

WE GET HERE AT 5:00 O'CLOCK

IN THE MORNING AND WE START

SETTING UP ALL OF THESE

DIFFERENT TENTS.

WE HAVE TEN TENTS OVER THERE

AND OVER TL. WE HAVE A LIVE

BAND EVERY WEEK END.

Reporter: THE HURTING AND

BROKEN-HEARTED FIND OPEN ARMS

TO WELCOME THEM.

MY CHURCH, YOU CAN COME HERE

DRUNK OR STRUNG OUT AND A LOT

DO, IT JUST, THEY WANT TO GET

BACK WHERE THEY WERE.

AND YOU KNOW, SOME OF THEM HAVE

BEEN TO CHURCH AND THEY JUST

HAVE TO HEAR, YOU LOVE THEM.

ACCEPTANCE.

Reporter: SOMETHING PASTOR

BIRD KNOWS WELL.

I WAS FREE BASING COCAINE

WHEN I GOT SAVED.

SO I CAN UNDERSTAND WHERE

THEY'RE COMING FROM.

Reporter: MEALS ARE SERVED

WITH THE GOSPEL.

WE STARTED WITH TEN GALLONS

OF COFFEE AND DONUTS BUT NOW

IT'S FEEDING HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE

AT ONE TIME.

A LOT OF GOOD PEOPLE LIKE

SALMON, YOU MEAN IT.

Reporter: SINCE IT BEGAN,

SOUL HAS NEVER CANCELED THE

SERVICE BECAUSE THOSE WHO NEED

IT, ALWAYS SHOW UP.

IF IT'S RAINING, WE HAVE

TRASH BAGS.

THAT'S OUR SOUL ATTIRE.

THAT'S OUR SOUL ATTIRE.

PLENTY OF HEFTY BAGS.

WE'LL BE DANCING IN THE RAIN,

IT DOES NOT MATTER.

WE HAVE TO BE HERE EVERY WEEK

END.

SUNDAY MORNING THERE WILL BE

SOMEBODY HERE.

LET'S BLESS THE LORD.

Reporter: PASTOR JEFFERY

PARKER SAYS THOSE A TENDING THE

SERVICES COME FROM ALL AGES AND

BACK GROUNDS.

THE DEMOGRAPHICS YOU HAVE

FROM 16-YEAR-OLD TO 70 AND

80-YEAR-OLDS, IT REALLY BREAKS

MY HEART WHEN I SEE OUR SENIORS

LIVING AMONG THIS POPULATION

AND HOMELESSNESS.

SOME OF THEM WITHOUT ANY HOPE.

SOME OF THEM VERY SICK.

Reporter: STILL HE SEES THE

MINISTRY MAKING A STRONG IMPACT.

WE BEGAN TO SEE THE

TESTIMONIES OF THEM GETTING

JOBS NOW AND THEM MOVING INTO

THEIR OWN APARTMENT NOW AND

THEM SHOWING UP AT BIBLE STUDY

NOW.

SO ALL OF THESE ARE EVIDENCE

AND SIGNS OF WHAT THEY PROFESS

ON SUNDAY, THEY BEGAN TO WALK

IT OUT DURING THE WEEK.

SO WE HAVE SEEN LIFE CHANGE

TAKING PLACE HERE.

Reporter: SHE ONCE BLAMED

GOD FOR THE DEATH OF HER TWO

CHILDREN AND WANTED NOTHING TO

DO WITH CHURCH.

AFTER SERVING TIME FOR DRUGS

AND PROSTITUTION, INFORMED

CALLED OUT HER.

ANNOYED BIT MUSIC, SHE STOPPED

BY.

I STUMPED BY TO TELL THEM,

TURN YOUR STUPID MUSIC OFF.

AND I WALKED INTO THE PARKING

LOT AND I DIDN'T REALIZE I WAS

IN CHURCH.

AND IT DREW ME IN.

AND I SAW PEOPLE FELT LOVE, IS

WHAT I SAW.

AND WITH THAT, I SAW NO

JUDGMENT.

EVERYBODY WAS JUST LIKE ME,

BROKEN.

JUST BROKEN.

AND I STARTED STAYING LATER AND

LATER, YOU KNOW.

AND EVENTUALLY, I FOUND JESUS

IN THE PARKING LOT.

AND NOW I KNOW THAT GOD

POSITIONED ME, BECAUSE HE KNEW

I WAS NOT READY TO WALK INTO A

CHURCH WITH WALLS.

I COULDN'T DO T.

Reporter: TODAY DEBRA SERVES

AT THE CHURCH.

I'VE GOT A LONG WAY TO GO.

I'M STILL BAD BUT I'M NOT WHERE

I WAS.

I AM, I AM.

AND IT IS ALL BECAUSE OF THE

LORD.

I GAVE HIM NOTHING AND HE STILL

GAVE ME HIS EVERYTHING AND I

CAN'T THINK OF ENOUGH.

Reporter: JUST SOME OF THE

REASONS AND MIRACLES THAT KEEPS

BIRD SPREADING HOPE ONE SOUL AT

A TIME.

EVERY WEEK END, THERE WILL

BE 30-40 PEOPLE THAT COME I

I LOVE THAT SHIRT, JESUS

SQUEEZES.

HE WANTS TO SEEK YOU OUT.

AND THAT'S WHAT THE CHURCH

NEEDS TO BE DOING TODAY.

UP NEXT.

HOW ONE FAMILY IS SHARING THEIR

STORIES OF THE BIBLE WITH THEIR

CHILDREN AND THEIR COMMUNITY.

WELL SURVEY SHOWS THAT MOST

PEOPLE BECOME CHRISTIANS BEFORE

THEIR TEENAGE YEARS.

AND THAT'S WHY THIS FAMILY IS

SHARING THE STORIES WITH THEIR

CHILDREN.

Reporter: THEY LOVE "SUPER

BOOK" LOVES TO SHARE SUPER

BOOKS WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY

WHENEVER SHE GETS AN

OPPORTUNITY.

GIVING EXTRA COPIES AS GIFTS

WITH KIDS WITH THEIR BIRTHDAY

PRESENTS, WILL PUT THEM INTO

THEIR GIFT BAG OR WHEN KIDS

COME TO TRICK-OR-TREAT BEFORE,

WE PASS THEM OUT THAT WAY.

BUT I DECIDE TODAY PUT A LOCAL

INTO THE LIBRARIES AND THEY PUT

IN THE COUNTRY'S CIRCULATION.

SO KIDS NOW ACROSS THE COUNTY

CAN BE EXPOSE TODAY "SUPER

BOOKS"

Reporter: THE KIDS LOOK

FORWARD TO SUPER BOOK SUNDAY.

THE KIDS LOVE SUPER BOOK

BECAUSE THEY THINK IT'S REALLY

FUNNY.

EVEN MY TWO-YEAR-OLD WILL LAUGH

AT THE THINGS.

DON'T GO IN THERE AND GET IT

AND HE JUST RAN IN THERE.

I LIKE THE SONGS.

SOMETIMES THERE ARE SONGS IN

THERE.

AND I LIKE THE QUESTIONS.

THEIR FAVORITE PART IS

EXPLORER D.V.D, THE INTERACTIVE

OR AS SHELBY PUTS IT.

IT'S A D.V.D THAT SURPRISES

YOU WITH A D.V.D THAT YOU

DIDN'T HAVE YET.

YOU DRAW THE CHARACTER THAT WAS

IN THERE.

WE'LL DRAW.

Reporter: CLIFF AND BRIE

HAVE BEEN SHARING SUPER BOOKS

SINCE HANNAH THEIR OLDEST WAS

TWO.

IT SPARKS GREAT CONVERSATION

AND PREPARES THEIR HEART FOR

WHAT IS REAL AND WHAT IS TRUTH.

THAT'S WHAT I'M PASSIONATE

ABOUT.

, I WANT THEM TO COME TO KNOW

AND KNOW THAT THEY'RE GOING TO

GET THE TRUTH.

AND THAT'S WHY SUPER BOOK IS A

GREAT TOOL, I FEEL IT'S

GROUNDED IN TRUTH AND KNOWLEDGE.

I SHOOT CBN TO SUPPORT

BECAUSE I TRUST THE INTEGRITY

AND THE VISION THAT GOD HAS

GIVEN THEM.

IT MAKES ME WANT TO CRY.

AND I'M SO THANKFUL FOR THE

FACT THAT THEY'RE RAISING UP

THE NEXT GENERATION WITH SUPER

BOOKS, THEY'RE HOPING TO LAY

THE FOUNDATION FOR THE NEXT

GENERATION.

AND YOU CAN BE A PART OF

LAYING A FOUNDATION OF GENERAL

RAISESING BY GIVING THE STORIES

OF THE BIBLE TO CHILDREN.

WE'RE UP TO 43 LANGUAGES AND ON

OUR WAY TO OUR INITIAL GOAL OF

55 LANGUAGES WHERE WE WANT TO

GET KNEES STORIES OUT AND HINDI

AND TAMIL, INDONESIA AND YOU

CAN SEE WHERE ALL THE DPIF

PLACES ARE.

WE'RE BROADCASTING THE GOODNESS.

NEWS.

AND THE BEST PART IS YOU CAN BE

A PART OF SHARING THE GOOD

NEWS, NOT JUST WITH THE

CHILDREN OR GRANDCHILDREN BUT

ALSO WITH THE CHILDREN OF THE

WORLD, HOW?

JUST BY JOINING THE SUPER BOOK

D.V.D CLUB.

FOR A GIFT OF $25 OR MORE,

WE'LL SEND YOU OUT NOT JUST ONE

COPY BUT THREE COPIES OF A

D.V.D.

THE ONE WE'RE STARING IS THE

STORY OF JOBE AND THE GOOD

SAMARITAN.

AS WELL AS THEOLOGY SCHOOL SO

YOU CAN HAVE SUNDAY SCHOOL IN

YOUR OWN HOME.

YOU DON'T JUST GET ONE COPY BUT

YOU GET THREE COPIES.

SO YOUR NEIGHBORS CAN BE

INVOLVED AND EXTENDED FAMILY,

YOU CAN BE INVOLVED.

IF YOU WANT TO DO THIS.

CALL US NOW.

AND SAY I WANT TO JOIN THE

SUPER BOOK D.V.D CLUB.

AFTER BEATING ADDICTION ONE,

SHE GAVE INTO TEMPTATION.

I WAS TOLD I'M BEYOND

REDEMPTION, I MAY AS WELL DO

WHATEVER I WANT.

THERE IS NO HOPE.

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS

STORY OF HOPE AND REDEMPTION.

SEAN DIDN'T START USING

DRUGS AS A TEENAGER.

SHE WAS ALMOST 30 YEARS OLD AND

A WIFE AND MOTHER WHEN SHE

BEGAN TAKING PILLS FROM PEOPLE

ON THE STREET.

BUT BEFORE LONG, SEAN WAS PART

OF AN ALARMING TREND HEROIN

ADDICTION.

BUT HER ADDICTION WAS BURIED IN

A SECRET FROM HER PAST.

I KEPT IT A SECRET.

AND THAT SECRET REALLY WAS

EATING ME UP.

Reporter: THE SECRET SEAN

SHAOE RAN WAS FROM 8 TO 10

YEARS OLD SHE WAS MOLESTED FROM

A MAN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, ALSO

THE PASTOR OF THEIR CHURCH.

I REMEMBER FEELING ALONE,

FEELING SCARED, FEELING WHY ME?

WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME.

Reporter: ADDING TO THE

CONFUSION AND PAIN, WAS A

FATHER WHO WAS DISTANT AND

UNCARING.

I REMEMBER LONGING FOR HIS

APPROVAL A LOT.

AND I WANTED HIM TO ACCEPT ME

AND LOVE ME AND I NEVER FELT

THAT I COULD MEASURE UP TO THAT.

I REMEMBER I WAS IN TRACK AND

HE NEVER SHOWED UP.

I DON'T REMEMBER BEING ANGLY AT

GOD BUT ANGRY AT THE CHURCH.

ANGRY AT MY FATHER.

Reporter: AT 16 SHE CONFIDED

TO THE CHURCH YOUTH PASTOR

ABOUT THE MOLESTATION.

THE SENIOR PASTOR RESIGNED BUT

THAT CAUSED SOME DIVISION.

AND THEY BLAMED SEAN.

THE CHURCH WAS MY FAMILY AND

I FELT, REJECTED AGAIN.

I REMEMBER JUST, I BECAME MORE

HARDENED AS A PERSON THROUGH

THAT EXPERIENCE.

I PUT UP SELF-DEFENSE

MECHANISMS WHERE I WOULD NOT

LET PEOPLE HURT ME ANYMORE.

AND I DID SAY MY WAY I WANTED

TO BE IN CONTROL AND I DIDN'T

CARE WHO I HURT.

Reporter: DEEP DOWN SEAN

STILL LONGED FOR THE APPROVAL

OF MEN AND BECAME PREMISS CUOUS.

WHEN THAT WAS EMPTY, SHE GOT

MARRIED WITH A PASTOR.

I WAS STILL ANGRY WITH THE

CHURCH.

I WAS STILL ANGRY WITH PEOPLE

WHO CALLED THEMSELVES CHRISTIAN.

AND I PUT ON MY CHURCH HAPPY

FACE BUT DEEP INSIDE I WAS

TRAILING.

I WAS MISERABLE.

THERE WAS A DEEP DEEP ROOT OF

DEPRESSION AND REJECTION THAT I

WAS CARRYING WITH ME.

AM I BEING LOVED?

AM I VALUED?

AM I BEING JUDGED.

Reporter: AFTER SEFP YEARS

OF MARIJUANA, THE COUPLE HAD A

DAUGHTER, KYRA.

SEAN BEGAN DRINKING, AND BEGAN

A MINISTRY FOR THE HOMELESS

HOPING TO FEEL BETTER.

SHE FELT NO JUDGMENT FROM

PEOPLE ON THE STREETS AND FELT

CONNECTION.

I FELT LIKE THIS IS REALLY

COOL.

I CAN REALLY TALK TO THESE

PEOPLE.

I FELT COMFORTABLE, I CAN

RELATE TO THESE PEOPLE.

MY FEELINGS MY FRUSTRATIONS.

AND IT DIDN'T TAKE LONG WHERE I

WAS TAKING PILLS FROM PEOPLE IN

THE STREETS.

AND I RAN OUT OF THOSE AND I

STARTED DABLING WITH A LITTLE

BIT OF HEROIN.

Reporter: SEAN'S ADDICTION

AND BEHAVIOR WERE DESTROYING

HER MARIJUANA.

--MARRIAGE.

IT WAS LIKE I WAS SABOTAGE

EVERYTHING I H.THE DRUG TOOK

OVER AND I WAS NOT MYSELF AT

ALL.

AND I HEARD, I HURT A LOT OF

PEOPLE.

HOW CAN GOD EVER FORGIVE ME NOW.

I'VE COMPLETELY WALKED AWAY.

Reporter: EVENTUALLY SHAWN'S

HUSBAND VERSED HER AND TOOK HIS

DAUGHTER.

SHAWN ISOLATED AND STARTED

USING CRACK.

I FELT I'M BEYOND REDEMPTION

NOU. I MIGHT AS WELL GO OUT AND

DO WHATEVER NOW.

THERE IS NO HOPE.

I WAS A MOERKTS LIKE WHAT AM I

DOING.

MY DAUGHTER IS NOT WITH ME NOW.

THAT'S THE ULTIMATE HORRIBLE

THING TO FEEL AS A MOTHER.

ULTIMATE SHAME, YEAH.

Reporter: A FEW YEARS LATER,

SHE HAD ANOTHER BABY WITH A

BOYFRIEND AND NAMED HIM ISAIAH.

SHE KEPT HIM ON THE MOVE AFRAID

SHE WAS BEYOND GOD'S HELP.

BUT IN 20 11, SHAWN DECIDE

TODAY STOP RUNNING FROM GOD.

I WAS LAYING IN MY BED AND I

FELT THIS LOVE, LIKE I'VE NEVER

EVER FELT ON MY LIFE AND COME

IN ME.

AND HE SPOKE TO ME, THIS LOVE

SPOKE TO ME AND HE SAID I LOVE

YOU.

I HAVE A PLAN FOYER.

I ALLOWED YOU TO GO THROUGH

WHAT YOU WENT THROUGH, ARE YOU

READY NOW?

ARE YOU TO SURRENDER?

AND AT THAT MOMENT, I WEPT.

I KEPT FROM THE DEPTHS OF MY

BEING AND I SURRENDERED, I

SURRENDERED TO GOD, I SAID GOD

I'M READY.

Reporter: SHAWN CALLED HER

TWIN SISTER DAWN, WHO HELPED

HER GET IN A REHAB WHO GAVE HER

AND ISAIAH A PLACE TO LIVE.

SHE ALSO FOUND COUNSELING.

I CAN TRULY SAY THAT I HAVE

FORGIVEN THE PASTOR AND PEOPLE

IN THE CHURCH.

SO EVERY DOUBT, EVERY LIE THAT

I BELIEVED WAS LIFTED OFF.

AND THAT ENCOUNTER WITH GOD

CHANGED ME.

IT CHANGED ME, HIS LOVED MOVED

ME AND CHANGED ME.

Reporter: TODAY SHAWN HAS A

GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH BOTH OF

HER CHILDREN AS WELL WITH DAVID

WHOM SHE MARRIED IN 2013.

I FEEL THAT I'M LOVABLE.

AND IT'S A BEAUTIFUL THING THAT

I KNOW THAT I BELONG TO JESUS,

THAT I AM HIS.

AND THAT'S THE TRUTH THAT

SHAWN TRADED FOR THE LIE, THAT

SHE WAS NOT WORTH ANYTHING THAT

HER LIFE COULD NOT BE REDEEMED.

YOU KNOW, GOD LOVES US SO MUCH.

IF THERE IS A MESSAGE I GOT

FROM SHAWN'S STORY, GOD

PURSUING SHAWN TIME AFTER TIME

AFTER TIME.

AND THENT ENEMILE COMES IN AND

PLANTS A LIE DEEP IN THE CORE

OF US, THAT CONTINUES TO INFECT

OUR SOULS AND PUSHES US FURTHER

AND FURTHER AWAY FROM GOD

BECAUSE WE'RE AFRAID TO TRUST

ANYONE.

GOD IS SO FORTH' OF YOUR TRUST.

HE IS SO FAITHFUL.

HE NEVER LEAVES AND HE NEVER

FORSAKES YOU, ANOTHER DEEPEST

TRIAL HE'S BEEN THERE WALKING

WITH YOU.

INTENTED, SHE SAID I GOT TO THE

PLACE WHERE GOD SAID, ARE YOU

READY TO SURRENDER.

SURRENDERING IS NOT JUST WAVING

A FLAG, BUT TRUSTING.

SAYING GOD I BELIEVE YOU LOVE

ME THE WAY YOU SAY THAT YOU

LOVE ME.

TRUST GOD TODAY HE'S SO WORTHY

OF YOUR FRUFT.

JUST ASK HIM INTO YOUR

CIRCUMSTANCE AND INTO YOUR

HEART AND LET HIM CHANGE YOU.

GORDON?

WELL IF YOU'RE READY TO MAKE

THAT DECISION, WE'RE HERE FOR

YOU.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL US.

LET THAT VOICE SAY TO YOU.

THAT VOICE OF LOVE, ARE YOU?

HERE'S A WORD FROM PHILIPPIANS

AND BEING FOUND IN APPARENT HE

HUMBLED HIMSELF AND BECAME

OBEDIENT, EVEN TO DEATH.

EVEN THE DEATH OF THE CROSS.

WE'LL

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