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CBN NewsWatch: April 20, 2018

On CBN Newswatch, April 20: As Robert Mueller's investigation continues the President receives new assurances and gains legal help from a well-known, outspoken lawyer; teachers in Arizona have voted to walk off the job later this month; a LGBTQ ... Read Transcript


Announcer: THIS IS

CBN "NEWSWATCH."

Mark: THANKS FOR

JOINING US FOR CBN

"NEWSWATCH."

I'M MARK MARTIN.

AS ROBERT MUELLER'S

INVESTIGATION CONTINUES,

THE PRESIDENT GAINS HELP

FROM A WELL-KNOWN,

OUTSPOKEN LAWYER.

JENNIFER WISHON HAS THE

LATEST.

Jennifer: AS JAMES

COMEY CONTINUES HIS MEDIA

BLITZ, PRESIDENT TRUMP IS

HIRING RUDY GIULANI TO

BOLSTER HIS LEGAL TEAM.

HE WILL BE A FIERCE

DEFENDER OF TRUMP IN THE

MEDIA.

JAY SEKULOW SAYS GIULIANI

WILL FOCUS ON THE MUELLER

PROBE AS THE WHITE HOUSE

FOCUSES TO BRING THE

PRESIDENT'S INVOLVEMENT

WITH THE INVESTIGATION TO

A CLOSE.

President Trump: WE

WANT TO GET THE

INVESTIGATION OVER WITH,

DONE WITH, PUT IT BEHIND

US.

WE HAVE TO GET BACK TO

BUSINESS.

Jennifer: IN RECENT

DAYS, THE PRESIDENT HAS

APPEARED MORE RELAXED

ABOUT THE INVESTIGATION,

SUGGESTING THAT HE HAS PUT

THE NOTION OF FIRING

ROBERT MUELLER OR ROD

ROSENSTEIN ON THE BACK

BURNER.

WE NOU LAST WEEK

ROSENSTEIN TOLD THE

PRESIDENT HE IS NOT THE

TARGET OF ANY PART OF THE

COUNSEL'S INVESTIGATION OR

INTO THE PROBE OF MIKE

COHEN.

President Trump: AS

FAR AS THE INVESTIGATION,

NOBODY HAS EVER BEEN MORE

TRANSPARENT THAN I HAVE

INSTRUCTED OUR LAWYERS.

BE TOTALLY TRANSPARENT.

I BELIEVE WE'VE GIVEN THEM

1.4 MILLION PAGES OF

DOCUMENTS, IF YOU CAN

BELIEVE THIS.

Jennifer: MEANWHILE,

THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

AMIDST SUBPOENA THREATS

HAS GIVEN CONGRESS COPIES

OF SEVERAL OF JAMES

COMEY'S INFAMOUS MEMOS.

THEY ARE HIS ACCOUNTS OF

WHAT TOOK PLACE DURING

MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT

TRUMP.

GIVEN THE NATURE OF THE

PERSON, HE MIGHT NOT TELL

THE TRUTH ABOUT THOSE IF

IT EVER BECAME AN ISSUE,

SO I NEEDED A WRITTEN

RECORD.

Jennifer: BUT IN A

JOINT STATEMENT, THEY SAY

THE MEMOS SHOW COMEY NEVER

WROTE HE FELT OBSTRUCTED

OR THREATENED.

THE MEMOS SHOW THE

PRESIDENT WANTED MADE

CLEAR THAT HE WANTED

COLLUSION AND CONSPIRACY

FULLY INVESTIGATED, AND

THEY GO ON TO POINT OUT HE

CHOSE NOT TO MEMORIALIZE

CONVERSATIONS WITH

PRESIDENT OBAMA, SECRETARY

CLINTON, ANDREW McCABE,

OR ANY OTHERS.

IT IS THE LATEST IN AN

INVESTIGATION THE WHITE

HOUSE IS ANXIOUS TO SEE

WRAP UP.

JENNIFER WISHON, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

Mark: HERE IS A LOOK

AT SOME OF THE OTHER

HEADLINES WE'RE FOLLOWING

IN THE CBN NEWSROOM TODAY.

TEACHERS IN ARIZONA HAVE

VOTED TO WALK OFF THE JOB

LATER THIS MONTH.

THEY ARE DEMANDING AN

INCREASE IN SCHOOL FUNDING

FUNDING.

THE WALKOUT FOLLOWS WEEKS

OF PROTESTING BY THE

TEACHERS WHO WANTED BETTER

PAY AND BENEFITS.

AN LGBT BILL IS MOVING

QUICKLY BEFORE THE

CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY.

IT BILL WILL MAKE IT

ILLEGAL TO OFFER

COUNSELLING SERVICES FOR

SOMEONE WANTING TO GET

HELP WITH GENDER ISSUES.

> ISRAEL IS WARNING

PALESTINIANS TO STAY AWAY

FROM THE GAZA-ISRAEL

BORDER.

A MILITARY AIRCRAFT

DROPPED LEAFLETS ON

WEDNESDAY CAUTIONING THEM

AGAINST IT.

HAMAS HAS PUSHED FOR

LARGE-SCALE BORDER

MARCHES.

ISRAELI TROOPS HAVE BEEN

FIRING AN ACROSS THE

BORDER FENCE IN DEFENSE.

YOU CAN FIND THESE AND

OTHER STORIES AT

cbnnews.com.

> YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED

TO LEARN THAT Facebook

HAS A TEAM DEDICATED TO

CHURCHES AND OTHER FAITH

GROUPS, ESPECIALLY AS

CRITICS QUESTION WHETHER

THE SOCIAL NETWORKING

GIANT HAS BEEN CENSORING

CERTAIN CONTENT.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THIS LOOK

AT A NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN CHURCH

AND TECH.

John: OUR STORY

BEGINS HERE AT ONE OF

NASHVILLE'S LARGEST

CHURCHES, WHERE THE PASTOR

IS USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO

TAKE HIS MISSION OF

EVANGELIZING TO THE NEXT

LEVEL.

*

John: WORSHIP AT THIS

CHURCH IS ALL HANDS-ON

DECK WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE

PASSIONATE ABOUT THEIR

PRAISE.

AT THIS PARTICULAR

SERVICE, HOWEVER, YOU'LL

SEE SOMETHING USUALLY

RESERVED FOR YOUR MOBILE

PHONE OR COMPUTER SCREEN.

THANK YOU.

John: THE CHURCH

TEAMED UP WITH Facebook

TO LAUNCH ITS OFFICIAL

Facebook GROUP.

THE GOAL: CONNECTING

PEOPLE ALREADY USING THE

PLATFORM TO BUILD

COMMUNITY.

FOR PASTOR JOSEPH WALKER,

WHO'S ONLINE AUDIENCE

NEARLY MATCHES THIS 30,000

MEMBER CONGREGATION, IT IS

PURELY LOGICAL.

OFTEN PEOPLE SEE A

CHURCH AND THEY DON'T KNOW

IF THEY CONNECT.

AND SOMETIMES THE CHURCH

IS SO BIG, AND WILL I

REALLY MATTER?

SO WE WANT TO FOCUS ON

ENGAGEMENT.

John: ENTER THE

SOCIAL NETWORK WITH TWO

BILLION WORLDWIDE USERS.

WE MET IN JANUARY, AND

I REALIZED THERE WAS A

PRETTY NATURAL ALIGNMENT

BETWEEN THE VISION OF

MOUNT ZION, BEING TO

CONNECT AND COMMIT AND

CHANGE, AND THE MISSION OF

OUR COMPANY BEING TO HELP

PEOPLE BUILD COMMUNITY AND

BRING THE WORLD CLOSER

TOGETHER.

John: A PASTOR'S

WIFE, WITH 18 YEARS IN

MINISTRY HERSELF, JONES

NOW LEADS Facebook'S

FAITH-BASED PARTNERSHIP

OUT REACH.

I HAVE PREACHED AROUND

THE COUNTRY AND THE WORLD.

AND I WASN'T ASKED THE TO

JOIN A COMPANY IN SPITE OF

THAT, BUT I WAS ASKED TO

JOIN A COMPANY BECAUSE OF

THAT.

John: PART OF THAT

UNDERSTANDING MEANS

INSPIRING THE NEXT

GENERATION.

IT CAN BE IN PASSION

AND MUSIC AND SPORTS --

IT'S ALL OVER THE PLACE.

John: THESE 50 OR SO

STUDENTS TRADED THEIR

SATURDAY MORNING FOR A

COMPUTER SCIENCE LESSON.

MANY OF THESE KIDS ATTEND

MOUNT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH,

BUT THIS EVENT DOESN'T

COVER TOPICS THEY

TRADITIONALLY LEARN IN

SUNDAY SCHOOL.

INSTEAD, IT IS ABOUT

INTRODUCING THEM TO

DIGITAL PROGRAMMING.

IF I DIDN'T GET TO KNOW

IT THROUGH CHURCH, I NEVER

WOULD HAVE KNOWN ABOUT IT.

John: AND IT MAY HAVE

PRODUCED SOME FUTURE

COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS.

I STARTED WORKING ON MY

OWN CAMERA FILTER, AND I'M

GOING TO CONTINUE THAT

WHEN I GO HOME.

John: JUST ABOUT

Facebook'S RECENT

CRITICISM, ABOUT CHARGES

OF BEING A MONOPOLY TO

CENSORSHIP, THE PASTOR

SAYS HE IS FOLLOWING THE

TEACHING OF JESUS.

THE COMMAND WAS GO.

AND NOW Facebook HAS

GIVEN US A PLATFORM.

THEY HAVE COME ALONGSIDE

THE FAITH COMMUNITY AND

SAID, LISTEN, WHAT YOU'RE

DOING MATTERS.

John: SUPPORTERS

BELIEVE IT IS ABOUT

DIGITAL DISCIPLESHIP, TO

HELP THEM GROW THEIR FAITH

AND COMMUNITY.

JOHN JESSUP, CBN NEWS,

NASHVILLE.

Mark: STUDENTS ACROSS

THE COUNTRY ARE PLANNING

ANOTHER NATIONAL SCHOOL

WALKOUT TODAY AGAINST

SCHOOL GUN VIOLENCE.

TODAY'S WALKOUT COINCIDES

WITH THE ANSWER OF THE

1999 MASSACRE AT COLUMBINE

HIGH SCHOOL IN COLORADO.

MORE THAN 2,000 WALKOUT

EVENTS ARE SCHEDULED

THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

THE WALKOUTS BEGIN AT

10 a.m. WITH 13 SECONDS

OF SILENCE TO HONOR THE 13

PEOPLE KILLED DURING THE

COLUMBINE SHOOTING.

> THE WILDFIRE IN

WESTERN OKLAHOMA CONTINUES

TO SCORCH EVERYTHING IN

ITS PATH.

IT HAS BURNED OVER 283,000

ACRES IN JUST THE LAST

WEEK.

CONDITIONS REMAIN CRITICAL

AS OKLAHOMA HASN'T SEEN

RAINFALL IN MORE THAN 150

DAYS.

A COMBINATION OF STRONG

WINDS AND DRY VEGETATION

CONTINUE TO FUEL THE FIRE.

A BURN BAN REMAINS IN

AFFECT FOR 36 ACCOUNTS.

36 COUNTIES.

THE FIRE HAS KILLED TWO

PEOPLE SINCE ITS START.

> COMING UP, CHRISTIAN

PERSECUTION IN CHINA.

SEE WHY ONE PASTOR IS

FACING JAIL TIME FOR

TAKING THE BIBLE INTO A

NEIGHBORING COMMUNITY.

Mark: TIME NOW TO

TURN TO INTERNATIONAL

NEWS.

A CHRISTIAN WORKER IN

CHINA GETS A HARSH JAIL

TERM FOR DELIVERING BIBLES

TO A NEIGHBORING COUNTRY.

THAT STORY AND MORE AS

EMILY JONES BRINGS US THIS

WEEK'S WORLD-WATCH REPORT.

Reporter: A CHINESE

MISSIONARY IS SERVING

SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR

TAKING BIBLES FROM CHINA

TO MYANMAR ON A MAKESHIFT

BOAT.

CHINESE AGENTS ARRESTED

HIM IN MARCH 2017.

HE HAS MADE 11 MISSIONARY

TRIPS TO MYANMAR IN RECENT

YEARS.

THE PASTOR IS A PERMANENT

RESIDENT OF THE UNITED

STATES AND HIS FAMILY

LIVES IN NORTH CAROLINA.

WE RECENTLY SPOKE TO HIS

SON, WHO WAS YOU PLEADING

FOPLEADING FORHIS FATHER'S RELEASE.

WE ARE HOPING THAT THE

CHINESE GOVERNMENT WILL

SHOW MERCY AND PROVIDE MY

FATHER UNCONDITIONAL

RELEASE IMMEDIATELY.

SO WE UNDERSTAND THAT THE

TRIAL RESULTED IN A

SEVEN-YEAR SENTENCE THAT

MY FATHER IS APPEALING,

AND WE HOPE THAT THROUGH

THE APPEAL PROCESS AND

THROUGH SOME PERSUASION

FROM THE UNITED STATES

GOVERNMENT, THE CHINESE

GOVERNMENT WILL RELEASE

HIM UNCONDITIONALLY AFTER

THE APPEAL PROCESS IS

COMPLETEDED.

Reporter: THE STATE

DEPARTMENT SAYS IT IS

DEEPLY CONCERNED ABOUT HIS

CONDITION AND ARE PRESSING

THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT TO

RELEASE HIM.

> ALMOST 2,000

CHRISTIANS ARE TRAPPED IN

THE JUNGLES OF MYANMAR AS

FIGHTING BETWEEN

GOVERNMENT TROOPS AND

REBEL FORCES CONTINUES TO

RAGE FOR DAYS.

A BAPTIST LEADER SAYS

PEOPLE THERE ARE FACING

FOOD AND WATER SHORTAGES,

AND THERE ISN'T ENOUGH

MEDICINE TO TREAT THE SICK

AND WOUNDED.

FOR DECADES THEY HAVE BEEN

BATTLING MYANMAR'S

GOVERNMENT FOR THEIR OWN

AUTONOMOUS REGIONS.

ALMOST 100,000 HAVE BEEN

DISPLACED FROM THEIR HOMES

SINCE FIGHTING ERUPTED IN

2011.

> AN ISLAMIC STATE

TERROR ATTACK AGAINST

CHRISTIANS IN PAKISTAN ON

SUNDAY HAS DEVASTATED THE

CHURCH-GOERS THERE.

GUNMEN ON MOTOR BIKES

DROVE BY AND OPENED FIRE.

WITNESSES SAID THEY HEARD

THE TERRORISTS SHOUT

"ALLAHU AKBAR" AS THEY

SHOT.

THIS IS A COUNTRY

SEEPED IN EXTREMIST

ISLAMIC IDEOLOGY.

I DON'T THINK ANYTHING IS

GOING TO CHANGE THEIR WAY

OF THINKING, UNLESS IT IS

FROM PERHAPS INTERNATIONAL

SANCTIONS.

AT THIS JUNCTURE IN TIME,

I DON'T PAKISTAN HAS EVER

BEEN MORE DANGEROUS THAN

EVER FOR ITS NON-MUSLIM

POPULATION.

Reporter: ON EASTER,

FOUR MEMBERS OF A

CHRISTIAN FAMILY WERE

KILLED BY ISLAMIC

TERRORISTS IN QUATA.

PEOPLE IN INDIA ARE

JOINING WIDESPREAD

PROTESTS BECAUSE OF A RAPE

EPIDEMIC WHICH ONE PROMPT

FIGURE DESCRIBES AS A

NATIONAL EMERGENCY.

IT ALL BEGAN WITH THE RAPE

AND MURDER OF TWO LITTLE

GIRLS, ONE EIGHT YEARS OLD

AND THE OTHER ABOUT 10.

NOW CELEBRITIES, BUSINESS

PEOPLE, SPORTS FIGURES,

AND SOCIAL ACTIVISTS ARE

RALLYING FOR JUSTICE.

WE RECENTLY SPOKE WITH

JOSEPH DESOUSA ABOUT THIS

VIOLENT TREND.

I'M EMBARRASSED,

ASHAMED, THAT THE RAPES

HAS ONLY INCREASED, AND

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN HAS

ONLY INCREASED.

THERE IS A FUNDAMENTAL

PROBLEM IN THE MINDSET OF

THE INDIAN POPULATION.

IT HAS TO DO WITH OUR

CULTURE.

IT GOES ACROSS CLASS AND

RELIGIOUS BACKGROUND.

AND THE VALUE ATTACHED TO

A WOMAN IS SECOND THE T TO THE

VALUE ATTACHED TO A MAN.

Reporter: HE RUNS A

MINISTRY HELPING WOMEN AND

GIRLS WHO ARE SEXUALLY

ABUSED AND TRAFFICKED IN

INDIA.

> THE INSTALLATION OF A

NEW LEADER MAY MEAN A

CHANGE IN RELIGIOUS

RESTRICTIONS FOR CUBA'S

GROWING CHURCH.

MIGUEL DIAZ HAS BEEN NAMED

NEW LEADER.

CHURCH LEADERS IN CUBA ARE

ENCOURAGING CHRISTIANS TO

PRAY AND REMAIN CAUTIOUSLY

OPTMISTIC.

> FORMER CONGRESSMAN

FRANK WOLF SAYS THE CHURCH

MUST NOT REMAIN SILENT

ABOUT ONGOING

INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN

PERSECUTION.

HE IS PARTICULARLY

CONCERNED ABOUT THE

DWINDLING NUMBER OF

CHRISTIANS IN THE MIDDLE

EAST SINCE THE START OF

THE IRAQ WAR IN 2003.

BEFORE THE WAR BROKE

OUT, THERE WERE

1.5 MILLION CHRISTIANS IN

IRAQ.

NOW THEY'RE DOWN TO

250,000.

WHY HASN'T THE CHURCH IN

THE WEST COME TO THE AID

OF THE CHRISTIANS WHO WANT

TO RETURN AND WANT TO

STAY?

Reporter: HE URGES

CHURCHES TO ACTIVELY GET

INVOLVED IN HELPING

CHRISTIANS SUFFERING IN

THE MIDDLE EAST, OR WARNS

THERE MAY COME A DAY WHEN

THERE ARE NONE LEFT.

> YOU CAN SEE THE ENTIRE

INTERVIEWS ON THESE

STORIES AND FIND MORE

ABOUT THE STORIES ON THE

CHURCH ON THE WEB.

Mark: WELCOME BACK.

45 MILES EAST OF BATON

ROUGE, AND 45 MILES

NORTHWEST OF NEW ORLEANS,

TO HAMMOND.

THIS GROUP HAS A TRUE

STORY OF GOD'S ABILITY TO

GIVE YOU BEAUTY FOR ASHES.

Reporter: HAMMOND IS

A POSTCARD PERFECT

LOUISIANA TOWN.

IT'S POPULATION?

ABOUT 20,000 PEOPLE.

*

Reporter: THE

RECORDING ARTIST, THE

SHOWERS FAMILY GROUP, ARE

AMONG THE CITY'S MOST

FAMOUS HOME GROWN

RESIDENTS.

AND THEY ARE JUST SEVEN OF

THEIR 10 CHILDREN.

MY DREAM WAS TO HAVE

TWO GIRLS AND TWO BOYS.

AND I WAS BLESSED WITH TWO

GIRLS AND TWO BOYS.

BUT BECAUSE OF THE BEING

MARRIED TO A PREACHER, HE

JUST BELIEVED IN BEING

FRUITFUL AND BEING LIGHT.

HOWEVER, HE DIDN'T REALIZE

HE WAS BEING FRUITFUL.

I WAS JUST AN OBEDIENT

WIFE.

Reporter: THADDEUS IS

THE YOUNGEST BUT DIDN'T

SING YET.

I CAN DO IT, BUT THERE

ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T

THINK I CAN DO IT.

BUT I JUST -- I GOT INTO

MUSIC A LOT MORE, BUT I

CAN HOLD A TUNE.

[LAUGHTER]

Reporter: THIS YOUNG

ATHLETE LOOKS UP TO HIS

SIBLINGS, ESPECIALLY HIS

OLDER SISTERS.

* GOT MY ARMOR

* THIS IS WARFARE

* BUT THE DEVIL CAN'T HARM

YOU *

* I'M A FIGHTER

* I'M A SOLDIER

* I'VE GOT THE VICTORY

*

* PUT YOUR HANDS ON ME

* I'M A FIGHTER

GREAT IDEAS, GREAT

BUSINESS MINDS -- IT IS

MORE THAN SINGING.

MY SISTERS SISTERS ARE, LIKE, SO

EDUCATED.

THEY HELP YOU WITH

ANYTHING: SAVING MONEY,

RELATIONSHIPS --

EVERYTHING.

[LAUGHTER]

THEY JUST KNOW.

THEY'RE GOING TO TELL YOU

NO, NO, THIS AND THAT.

THEY JUST HELP YOU WITH

EVERYTHING.

THIS IS MORE THAN JUST

SINGING.

THEY HELP YOU WITH LIFE IN

GENERAL.

Reporter: THE SHOWERS

AREN'T JUST SINGERS.

THEY RUN THEIR OWN

BUSINESSES ACROSS THEIR

HOME TOWN AND EVEN WORK

FOR EACH OTHER.

YOU SEE THE POLICE

LIGHTS BEHIND YOU?

Reporter: TEACHING

YOUNG PEOPLE TO OPERATE IN

TRUST, RUNNING RECREATION

CENTERS, AFTER-SCHOOL

PROGRAMS, AND AT THE HEART

OF IT ALL IS REGINA.

SHE IS THE OLDEST, MANAGES

THE GROUP, THE FAMILY'S

RECORD LABEL, AND RUNS TWO

OF HER OWN BUSINESSES.

I AM VERY MUCH AWARE OF

THE STRIDES THAT HAVE BEEN

MADE AND JUST THANK GOD

FOR IT.

BECAUSE I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT

I WAS DOING.

I JUST SWAM AND GOD GAVE

ME MY LIFEJACKET AND I

SURVIVED.

Reporter: THE ENTIRE

SHOWERS' FAMILY SURVIVED A

MAJOR LOSS JUST ONE YEAR

AGO.

THEIR FAMILY HOME BURNED

TO THE GROUND.

AND I WAS OUT, CUTTING

THE GRASS, AND I

RECOGNIZED THAT I DIDN'T

HAVE MY EARMUFFS -- OR MY

EARPLUGS, RATHER -- AND I

CAME TO THE BACK PATIO TO

GET THEM, AND I NOTICED

THE PATIE WA PATIO WAS ON FIRE.

I IMMEDIATELY SAID I WAS

GOING TO GO AROUND AND GET

THE HOSE AND PUT THIS OUT.

BY THE TIME I GOT AROUND

THE HOUSE, THE FIRE HAD

SPREAD, AND I IMMEDIATELY

HOLLERED FOR MY SON AND

WIFE TO GET OUT.

THAT WAS MY MOM'S DREAM

HOME, AND SHE ALWAYS SAID

THAT THE LORD WAS GOING TO

BLESS HER WITH A HOME.

AND WHERE WE CAME FROM AND

WHERE GOD HAS BROUGHT US,

AND THEN TO SEE IT GO UP

IN FLAMES, IT WAS TRULY A

TRAGIC EXPERIENCE.

BUT GOD STILL MADE A WAY

OUT OF NO WAY, AND HE IS

GOING TO DO SOMETHING

BIGGER AND BETTER, JUST

LIKE HE DID WITH JOB.

Reporter: DAD

SHOWERS' 30 YEARS OF

SERMON NOTES WERE THE ONLY

ITEMS THAT DIDN'T BURN,

AND HE USED THEM TO PREACH

THE VERY NEXT SUNDAY.

I COULD GO FORWARD

BECAUSE I SAW GOD IN ALL

OF IT.

IF I HAD NOT SEEN HIM IN

IT, I COULD NOT HAVE GONE

THROUGH IT.

*

* I NEED YOU

* I NEED YOU

*

Reporter: THE FIRE

EVEN GAVE BIRTH TO NEW

MUSIC AND NEW LIFE FOR THE

SHOWERS' FAMILY GROUP IN

THE MIDDLE OF THE ASHES.

I WAS CONTEMPLATING

FOLDING A AND P RECORDS.

I WAS CONTEMPLATING GIVING

IT UP, LETTING THE MUSIC

DO WHAT IT DO, AND

WHATEVER TRAN TRANSPIRES, I WAS

GOING TO GIVE UP.

BUT THE LORD SPOKE TO ME

THROUGH THE FIRE AND SAID,

YOU AREN'T GOING TO DO

NOTHING.

WHEN I TELL YOU YOU'RE

GOING TO GIVE UP, THAT'S

WHEN YOU'RE GOING TO GIVE

UP.

Reporter: AND

CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY

ON A NEW SHOWERS' FAMILY

HOME.

AND THESE ARE JUST A FEW

OF THE SNAPSHOTS OF THE

PROGRESS SINCE OUR VISIT.

Mark: THE SHOWERS'

FAMILY HAS RELEASED TWO

ALBUMS, AND BOTH HAVE

RECEIVED STELLER

NOMINATIONS.

I'LL TELL YOU WHAT, A

TALENTED FAMILY THERE.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK WITH

MORE OF CBN "NEWSWATCH."

Mark: THE WEEKEND IS

HERE, AND IF YOUR PLANS

INCLUDE HEADING TO THE

THEATERS, OUR FRIENDS AT

"PLUGGED IN" ONLINE BRING

US A REVIEW OF THE FILM "I

GO PRETTY."

THE TYPING IS A LITTLE

LIMITED HERE IN THE STORE,

BUT YOU COULD PROBABLY

FIND YOUR SIZE ONLINE.

Reporter: THE MOVIE,

"I FEEL PRETTY," LOOKS AT

A 20 SOMETHING GAL WHO

STRUGGLES WITH INSECURITY

AND LOW SELF-ESTEEM.

BUT THEN, WHILE WORKING

OUT AT THE GYM, RENEE

TAKES A PRETTY SERIOUS

TUMBLE THAT KNOCKS HER OUT

COLD.

ARE YOU OKAY?

YOU HIT YOUR HEAD PRETTY

HARD?

I'M BEAUTIFUL!

Reporter: AND WHEN

SHE COMES TO, SHE'S

SUDDENLY SEEING EVERYTHING

THROUGH NEW EYES.

WHY EVERY REFLECTION SHE

CATCHES TELLS HER SHE IS

NOTHING LESS THAN A SUPER

MODEL.

SHE NOW LIVES HER LIFE

FEARLESSLY.

WHEN YOU'RE THIS PRETTY,

SHE REASONS, YOU CAN DO

JUST ABOUT ANYTHING.

THAT'S REALLY CLEVER.

WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER?

GIVE ME YOUR PHONE.

I'LL GIVE YOU MY NUMBER.

Reporter: SHE LANDS

HER DREAM JOB.

SHE MEETS THE PERFECT GUY.

BUT IT DOESN'T TAKE ALL

THAT LONG FOR RENEE TO

EVENTUALLY START

WONDERING, WHAT IF THIS

PERFECT VIEW OF HERSELF IS

ALL IN HER HEAD.

THIS WARM-HEARTED COMEDY

HAS SOME NICE THINGS TO

SAY.

IT EXAMINES THE IMPORTANCE

OF BEING A GOOD FRIEND AND

LIVING CONFIDENTLY.

UNFORTUNATELY, THERE IS

ALSO A BIT OF FOUL

LANGUAGE, AND THERE ARE

SEXUALIZED SCENES AND

JOKES.

SO I CAN ONLY GIVE "I FEEL

PRETTY" TWO MIND-ALTERING

THUMPS ON THE HEAD OUT OF

FIVE FOR FAMILY

FRIENDLINESS.

PLUGGING YOU INTO THE

MOVIES, I'M CHERYL

WILHELMI FOR "FOCUS ON THE

FAMILY'S" "PLUGGED IN"

MOVIE REVIEW.

Mark: THANK YOU,

CHERYL.

> TELL US WHAT YOU THINK

ABOUT THE STORIES YOU'VE

SEEN HERE, AND YOU CAN DO

THAT AT

newswatch@cbn.com HOPE

YOU'LL JOIN US NEXT TIME.

HAVE A GREAT DAY.

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