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The 700 Club - April 11, 2013

An American couple decide to give the gift of 'family' to nine children from around the world. Plus, Jay made a mess of his life with drugs and violence, but a trip to church brought change. Read Transcript


Lee: AT HOME WITH

SENATOR RAND PAUL.

MY WIFE WILL TELL YOU, I

CAN DRONE ON AND ON AND ON.

Lee: HE TALKS ABOUT HIS

POLITICS, HIS PERSONAL

FAITH, AND HIS PLANS ON

RUNNER FOR PRESIDENT.

I HAVE TO ASK MY WIFE.

Lee: PLUS, MEET THE

DENNEHY FAMILY.

I WAS BORN IN BANGKOK.

BANGALORE, INDIA.

CONNECTICUT.

Lee: HEAR THEIR UNIQUE

STORY OF EXTRAORDINARY

CHILDREN AND EXTRAVAGANT

LOVE.

*

[APPLAUSE]

Gordon: WELCOME TO "THE

700 CLUB."

TODAY WE HAVE REALLY GOOD

NEWS FOR ISRAEL.

IT IS NOW PRODUCING MORE OF

ITS OWN ENERGY AND IT SOON

MAY BE A MAJOR ENERGY

PRODUCER FOR THE WHOLE

MIDDLE EAST.

Terry: ISRAEL IS ABLE

TO DO ALL OF THIS BECAUSE OF

A MAJOR UNDERWATER

DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL GAS.

Reporter: FOUR YEARS

AFTER ITS DISCOVERY, THE

RESERVOIR BEGAN GIVING

ISRAEL NATURAL GAS THAT WILL

FUEL ITS NATURAL POWER

PLANTS.

THE FIELD IS LOCATED

60 MILES OFF THE COAST OF

HAIFA.

THE ENERGY MINISTER DECLARED

IT A DAY OF ENERGY

INDEPENDENCE.

IT IS MUCH CHEAPER, AND,

OF COURSE, IT IS MUCH

CLEANER.

AND FROM NOW ON, THE WHOLE

ENERGY MARKET WILL SAVE AT

LEAST ONE BILLION SHEKELS

EVERY MONTH.

IT MEANS $300 MILLION EVERY

MONTH.

Reporter: THE SAVINGS

BEGINS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

AND MAKES ITS WAY HERE.

THE NATURAL GAS FLOWS

THROUGH AN UNDERWATER

PIPELINE ABOUT 100 MILES TO

A PLATFORM OFF THE COAST,

NEAR THE ISRAELI COAST OF

ASHSTAR.

IT IS PREDICTED THE WELLS

WOULD PRODUCE NEARLY FOUR

TIMES THE ENERGY VALUE OF

SAUDI ARABIAN WELLS.

NATURAL GAS IS A VERY

GOOD COMPANION, IN A SENSE,

TO SOLAR.

AND THAT COULD HELP MAKE

ISRAEL VERY INDEPENDENT,

AND, I THINK, SECURE WITH

RESPECT TO ITS ELECTRICITY

GENERATION, NOT NEEDING TO

IMPORT ANYTHING.

Reporter: BEFORE THE

FALL OF THE MUBARAK REGIME,

EGYPT SUPPLIED ABOUT HALF OF

ISRAEL'S NATURAL GAS NEEDS.

AFTERWARDS, THE EXTREMISTS

BLEW UP THE PIPELINE.

THAT LED TO LESS SUPPLY.

IT ENHANCED THE FEEL THAT

WE NEED TO RELY ON OUR

RESOURCES.

Reporter: STILL, SOME

EXPERTS SAY THERE ARE RISKS

INVOLVED.

IMAGINE THAT IN TWO

YEARS' TIME, 70% OF THE

ELECTRICITY, MOST OF THE

FUEL FOR INDUSTRY AND FOR

TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER

USES HAVE GOT TO BE BASED ON

ONE FIELD, WHICH IS SUBJECT

TO STRATEGIC THREAT, A

THREAT OF MISSILE ATTACKS.

Reporter: FORMER C.I.A.

CHIEF AND ENERGY EXPECT,

JAMES WOLSI, TOLD CBN NEWS

THE FIELDS REPRESENT A

STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE FOR

ISRAEL.

ISRAEL IS CERTAINLY A LOT

BETTER OFF IN TERMS OF THEIR

ENERGY INDEPENDENCE, FROM

HAVING FOUND THESE GAS

FIELDS.

Reporter: AN EVEN

LARGER GAS FIELD, CALLED

LAVIASON, IS EXPECTED TO

COME ON IN THREE YEARS.

IT IS EXPECTED TO TAKE

ISRAEL FROM NOT ONLY ENERGY

INDEPENDENCE, BUT TO AN

ENERGY EXPORTER.

CHRIS MITCHELL, CBN NEWS,

ASHTAR, ISRAEL.

Gordon: WONDERFUL NAMES

FOR THESE FIELDS.

AND IMAGINE WHAT IT DOES NOT

ONLY FOR ISRAEL, BUT ALSO

FOR EUROPE.

IF THERE CAN BE A PIPELINE

FROM THE LAVIASON FIELD, IT

REMOVES THE PIPELINE.

IT WILL HAVE LONG-RANGING

REPUR CUSSIONS FOR

REPERCUSSIONS FROM BOTH

REGIONS.

HERE AT HOME, SENATORS FROM

BOTH SIDES HAVE REACHED A

MAJOR DECISION.

Lee: A BIPARTISAN GROUP

OF SENATORS HAVE AGREED TO

ADD STRONGER BORDER SECURITY

TO A NEW IMMIGRATION REFORM

BILL.

THAT MEASURE CALLS FOR

SURVEILLANCE OF THE ENTIRE

U.S. BORDER WITH MEXICO.

AND IT CALLS FOR THE CAPTURE

OF 90% OF PEOPLE TRYING TO

CROSS AT CERTAIN HIGH-RISK@s

AREAS.

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS WOULD BE

ABLE TO GET GREEN CARDS IN

10 YEARS, BUT ONLY IF THE

NEW SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY

PLAN IS IN PLACE.

THE MOVE COMES AS A GROWING

NUMBER OF CONSERVATIVE

EVANGELICAL LEADERS HAVE

SAID THEY SUPPORT

IMMIGRATION REFORM.

THE STATE OF DELAWARE IS

INVESTIGATING THE PLANNED

PARENTHOOD ABORTION CLINIC

IN WILMINGTON.

TWO NURSES THERE CLAIM THE

CLINIC IS OPERATING UNDER

UNSANITARY AND UNSAFE

CONDITIONS.

THEY TELL PHILADELPHIA'S ABC

AFFILIATE THEY QUIT THE

CLINIC TO PROTECT THEIR OWN

MEDICAL LICENSES.

THEY SAY THE CLINIC USES

UNSTE UNSTERILIZED

EQUIPMENT.

THEY CALL IT A MEAT-MARKET

STYLE OF ABORTIONS.

DELAWARE OFFICIALS DO NOT

EXPECT ABORTION CLINICS IN

THAT STATE ROUTINELY.

BUT THE CLINIC SAYS IT

PROVIDES HIGH-QUALITY

SERVICES BUT ADMITS HE

REVIEWING ITS PATIENTS'

CARE.

WILD WEATHER IN THE NATION'S

MIDWEST.

POWERFUL STORMS PACKING

RAIN, SNOW, AND WIND MOVED

THROUGH THE REGION.

IT SPAWNED AT LEAST THREE

TORNADOES IN MISSOURI.

ALL OF THAT LED THE GOVERNOR

TO DECLARE A STATE OF

EMERGENCY.

IN ARKANSAS, PEOPLE ARE

PICKING UP THE PIECES AFTER

SEVERE STORMS DESTROYED SIX

HOMES.

IN MINNESOTA, SNOW.

FORECASTERING ARE CALLING

FOR AS MUCH AS 16 INCHES

FOUR WEEKS INTO THE SPRING.

AND THEY WORRY IT COULD

CAUSE PROBLEMS IN

SOUTHEASTERN NORTH DAG

DAKOTA, AND AREA PRONE TO

FLOODING.

I.R.S. LAWYERS HAVE WRITTEN

IN DOCUMENTS THAT AMERICANS

DON'T HAVE PRIVACY RIGHTS IN

THEIR E-MAILS OR OTHER

ONLINE MESSAGES.

THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES

UNIONS RECEIVED THOSE

DOCUMENTS AND BELIEVES THEY

ARE IN ODD FROM THE FOURTH

AMENDMENT.

A FEDERAL COURT RULED TWO

YEARS AGO THAT AMERICANS DO

HAVE A RIGHT TO PRIVACY IN

THEIR E-MAILS, BUT THE

I.R.S. HAS NOT CHANGED ITS

POLICIES ABOUT SEARCHING

E-MAILS WITHOUT A WARRANT.

Consuelo:

Gordon: LEE, THES

FASCINATING THING IS THE

I.R.S. HAS TAKEN THE

POSITION THAT AMERICAN

CITIZENS HAVE NO REASONABLE

EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY IN

ANY E-MAIL.

THAT I WOULD POSTURE AS AN

EXTREME MEASURE.

WHAT IT MEANS IS THEY HAVE

ACCESS AND CAN READ YOUR

E-MAILS WITHOUT OBTAINING A

WARRANT.

THAT IS BIG BROTHER

APPEARING OVER YOUR

SHOULDER, LITERALLY LOOKING

AT WHAT YOU'RE TYPING INTO

YOUR COMPUTER.

AND I FIND THAT JUST

ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE.

WE CERTAINLY NEED TO GET

LEGISLATION PASSED THAT YOU

NEED A WARRANT BEFORE YOU

CAN LOOK AT THE E-MAIL

FILES.

BUT APPARENTLY THE I.R.S.

HAS BEEN ROUTINELY GOING FOR

GOOGLE AND YAHOO AND THESE

OTHER SERVICES, SAYING WE

NEED ACCESS TO THESE E-MAIL

ACCOUNTS.

IF THAT IS HAPPENING, YOU

SORT OF SHAKE YOUR HEAD.

ONE WORD OF WARNING, I KNOW

THAT THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL

UNDER THE BUSH

ADMINISTRATION HAD IT AS A

POLICY HE HAD NO E-MAIL

ACCOUNTS.

HE NEVER PUT ANYTHING INTO

AN E-MAIL.

THAT TELLS YOU THE LEVEL OF

SECURITY.

ONCE THESE THINGS ARE

WRITTEN AND PUT ON TO

SERVERS, YOU DO LOSE CONTROL

OVER IT.

THAT IS PROBABLY WHY THE

I.R.S. IS SAYING NO ONE CAN

HAVE A REASONABLE

EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY.

I KNOW FOR ME, TERRY, WHEN I

SEND THEM, I THINK THEY'RE

KIND OF LIKE A LETTER.

Terry: ABSOLUTELY.

THE PRESUMPTION OF THAT IS

JUST ASTONISHING.

WHERE DO YOU THINK THAT IS

GOING?

ARE WE GO TO DO SOMETHING

ABOUT THAT?

Gordon: I THINK IT HAS

TO DO WITH THE PATRIATE

ACT.

WE'RE TRYING TO STOP

TERRORISM, THEREFORE

ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE IS

WAY ON THE RISE.

AND THE I.R.S. IS JUST

COMING ALONGSIDE OF THAT.

THE DAYS OF TELEPHONE

WIRETAPS, YOU NEED A

WARRANT.

IF YOU'RE GOING TO OPEN

THEIR MAIL, YOU NEED A

WARRANT.

IF YOU'RE GOING TO COME INTO

THE HOME, YOU NEED A

WARRANT.

THE MORE AND MORE WE DO

THINGS ON LINE, AND IF THE

GOVERNMENT TAKES THE

POSITION THERE IS NO

REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF

PRIVACY THERE, THEN WE NEED

LEGISLATION TO SOLVE IT.

Terry: YOU COULD SEE A

MASS EXITOUS FROM SOME OF

THAT PRETTY QUICKLY.

WELL, UP NEXT, SENATOR RAND

PAUL AND HIS SOLUTION FOR

WHAT AILS AMERICA.

IT'S NOT A POLITICIAN

THAT IS GOING TO SAVE THE

COUNTRY.

AND IT'S NOT ANY PREACHER

WHO IS GOING TO SAVE THE

COUNTRY.

IT IS PEOPLE FINDING

SALVATION.

Terry: DAVID BRODY

VISITS RAND PAUL IN HIS

KENTUCKY HOME AFTER THIS.

Gordon: IT'S ONLY 2013,

AND WE'RE ALREADY WORRIED

ABOUT WHO IS GOING TO RUN

FOR PRESIDENT IN 2016, AND

WE'VE GOT A STORY FOR YOU.

COULD REPUBLICAN SENATOR

RAND PAUL BE THE NEXT

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED

STATES?

WELL, HE IS SHOWING ALL OF

THE SIGNS OF RUNNING IN

2016.

BUT HE IS NOT YOUR

TRADITIONAL REPUBLICAN

CANDIDATE.

DAVID BRODY SPENT SOME TIME

WITH SENATOR PAUL AND HIS

FAMILY AT THEIR HOME IN

KENTUCKY, AND HE BRINGS US

THIS REPORT.

DO YOU SEE ANY MOVEMENT

IN THE NEST?

Reporter: RAND PAUL IS

KEEPING AN EYE ON THE BALD

EAGLES IN KENTUCKY.

I WILL SPEAK UNTIL I CAN

NO LONGER SPEAK.

Reporter: LAST MONTH'S

HISTORIC 13-HOUR FILIBUSTER

ON THE FLOOR GOT EVERYBODY'S

ATTENTION, EVEN HIS SON.

I WAS AT LUNCH, AND I WAS

ON TWITTER ON MY PHONE, AND

I WASN'T REALLY THAT

SURPRISED.

Reporter: BUT SOMEBODY

SHOULD HAVE BEEN SURPRISED

BY THE SENATOR'S ABILITY TO

FILIBUSTER, ESPECIALLY ON

THE SUBJECT OF DRONE

ATTACKS.

MY WIFE WILL TELL YOU, I

CAN DRONE ON AND ON AND ON.

Reporter: AND HE IS

ALSO DROANG O DRONEING ON

ABOUT THE CURRENT STATE OF

THE G.O.P. REPUBLICAN

PARTY.

I THINK RAND PAUL HAS AN

ATTITUDE WE HAVEN'T SEEN IN

WASHINGTON FOR A VERY, VERY

LONG TIME.

Reporter: RAND PAUL

CAN'T BE BE PUT IN A TINY

LITTLE BOX.

FOR EXAMPLE, HE DIFFERS FROM

THE TRADITIONAL G.O.P.

POSITION ON WAR.

PART OF THE REPUBLICANS'

PROBLEMS, AND SOME IN THE

EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN

MOVEMENT, I THINK HAVE

APPEARED TOO EAGER FOR WAR.

Reporter: BUT ON

CONSERVATIVE MATTER, HE

TAKES A LINE ON WASHINGTON'S

HUGE OVERSPENDING.

WHEN PEOPLE COME FROM ME,

THEY SAY IT SOUNDS LIKE

YOU'RE AGAINST GOVERNMENT.

I SAY NO, I'M FOR

$6.2 TRILLION OF

GOVERNMENT.

I'M FOR WHAT COMES IN AND

NOT BORROWING.

Reporter: AND HE MIXES

HIS LIBERTARIAN VIEWS WITH

HIS CHRISTIAN FAITH, LIKE ON

MARRIAGE.

MARRIAGE HAS ALWAYS BEEN

A STATE ISSUE.

I THINK IF YOU MAKE IT A

FEDERAL ISSUE, WE'RE GOING

TO LOSE EVERY STATE.

THE PUSH IS GOING IN THE

OPPOSITE DIRECTION.

Reporter: HE IS NOT FOR

THE LEGALIZATION FOR DRUGS,

BUT HE BELIEVES THAT SOME

DRUG SENTENCES ARE TOO

HARSH, AND HE IS FIRMLY

PRO-LIFE AND SUPPORTS PRAYER

IN LOCAL SCHOOLS.

I THINK PEOPLE

MISINTERPRET THE FIRST

AMENDMENT.

THEY THINK YOUR LOCAL SCHOOL

WILL NEVER HAVE A PRAYER IT

IN, AND I THINK THAT IS

WRONG.

Reporter: HIS POLITICS

ARE INFLUENCED BY FREDRICK

VON HIGHAC, BUT UL MATELY

HIS LIBERTARIAN CONSERVATIVE

VIEWS FILTER THROUGH

BIBLICAL LANDS.

HE BECAME A CHRISTIAN WHEN

HE WAS A TEENAGER.

YES, I DO HAVE A PERSONAL

RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS

CHRIST.

Reporter: HE TELLS ME,

MUCH LIKE HIS FATHER, HE

DOESN'T WEAR IT ON HIS

SLEEVE.

MINE HAS NEVER BEEN A

ROLE THAT I WAS GOING TO

CONVERT PEOPLE.

Reporter: BUT THAT

DOESN'T MEAN HE SHIE SHYS

AWAY FROM SPEAKING ABOUT

CHRISTIANS.

IT IS NOT A POLITICIAN

THAT IS GOING TO SAVE THE

COUNTRY.

AND IT IS NOT ANY PREACHER

WHO IS GOING TO SAVE THE

COUNTRY.

IT IS PEOPLE FINDING

SALVATION, BUT PEOPLE NEED

TO REALIZE THAT IS NOT IN

POLITICS.

Reporter: HIS WIFE,

KELLY, IS LIKE-MINDED.

THEY ARE MEMBERS OF THEIR

METHOD CHURCH, AND SHE

RELIES DEEPLY ON HER FAITH.

ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN ANY

DAY, ANY MOMENT.

YOU CAN LOSE EVERYTHING,

EXCEPT FOR YOUR SOUL AND

YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.

IT IS THE ONLY PERMANENT

THING.

Reporter: BEING A U.S.

SENATOR MAY NOT BE A

PERMANENT THING FOR RAND

PAUL.

HE'LL BE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE IN

IOWA IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF

MONTHS, FUELING SPECULATION

THAT A PRESIDENTIAL RUN IS

JUST AROUND THE CORNER.

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE

THOUGHTS GOING THROUGH YOUR

MIND IN TERMS OF HOW YOU'RE

GOING TO ARRIVE AT THAT

PROCESS OR AT THAT

DECISION?

I HAVE TO ASK MY WIFE.

Reporter: SO WE DID.

WHAT DOES THE CAUTION-MINDED

KELLY PAUL THINK?

IF I WAS SPINNING OUT AND

IMAGINING WHAT WE WOULD BE

DOING TWO YEARS FROM NOW, I

THINK I WOULD PROBABLY NOT

BE ON BOARD.

Reporter: SO FOR NOW,

RAND PAUL IS CONTENT TO JUST

CRUISE THROUGH THE

McDONALD'S DRIVE-THROUGH,

AND HIT THE ROAD AROUND

AMERICA, PREACHING HIS TEA

PARTY MESSAGE TO ANYONE WHO

WILL LISTEN, BECAUSE AT HIS

CORE, HE IS JUST AN EYE

DOCTOR FROM BOWLING GREEN,

WHO THINKS HE JUST MAY HAVE

THE RIGHT PRESCRIPTION FOR

AMERICA.

*

[APPLAUSE]

Reporter: DAVID BRODY,

CBN NEWS, IN BOWLING GREEN,

KENTUCKY.

Gordon: WELL, THERE IS

A PROFILE YOU WON'T SEE

ANYWHERE ELSE.

I WONDER HOW IN THE WORLD

DOES HE STAY SO THIN GOING

THROUGH McDONALD'S

DRIVE-THROUGH.

BUT I COULDN'T AGREE WITH

HIM MORE.

IT IS NOT GOING TO BE

POLITICS THAT TURNS THE

COUNTRY.

IT IS NOT GOING TO BE ANY

ONE POLITICIAN.

IT IS NOT GOING TO BE ANY

ONE PREACHER.

IT IS GOING TO BE WHEN WE,

AS A PEOPLE, DECIDE ARE WE

REALLY UNDER GOD OR NOT?

AND WE SEEM TO BE RUNNING

AWAY FROM HIM AT A

BREAK-NECK SPEED.

YOU CAN SEE ALL OF DAVID'S

INTERVIEW WITH SENATOR PAUL

ON THE BRODY FILE.COM.

Terry: COMING UP, WE'RE

GOING TO VISIT THE HOME OF

SHARON AND MICHAEL DENNY AND

THEIR EXTRAORDINARY NINE

CHILDREN FROM AROUND THE

WORLD.

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS IT.

AFTER THIS.

Gordon: WELL, IF YOU

GIVE A PERSON UNCONDITIONAL

LOVE, THEY WILL BLOSSOM.

THAT'S WHAT SHARN DENNEHY

SAYS, AND SHE KNOWS IT IS

TRUE FROM EXPERIENCE.

SHE AND HER HUSBAND,

MICHAEL, ALREADY HAD THREE

CHILDREN WHEN THEY BEGAN

ADOPTING OTHERS FROM AROUND

THE WORLD.

TODAY THEY ARE THE PARENTS

OF 12, AND THIS IS THEIR

EXTRAORDINARY STORY.

MY FAVORITE QUOTE OF ALL

TIME WAS OUR FURNACE

REPAIRMAN, COMES INTO THE

HOUSE, STOPS DEAD IN HIS

TRACKS, AND SAYS, "THIS

LOOKS LIKE SOME KIND OF

UNITED NATIONS' MEETING."

I WAS BORN IN BANGKOK.

BANGALORE, INDIA.

CONNECTICUT.

I WAS BORN IN ROMEIA.

ETHIOPIA.

IN CHINA.

SHARN IS THE GAS PEDAL,

AND I AM THE BRAKES.

OVER AND OVER, SHE'LL SAY, I

FOUND THIS CHILD WHO NEEDS

"X" AND "Y" AND "Z," AND ALL

WE HAVE TO DO IS FLY OVER

THE OCEAN, GET FUNDING,

CONNECT THIS DOT TO HERE,

AND IT WILL BE DONE.

WE'RE SUCH VICTIMS OF OUR

CULTURE BECAUSE OUR CULTURE

TELLS US YOUR KIDS HAVE TO

LOOK PERFECT AND BE IN ALL

OF THE PERFECT SCHOOLS, AND

YOU CAN'T DO THAT WITH A BIG

FAMILY.

BUT IF YOU JUST CONCENTRATE

ON WHAT'S IMPORTANT, THE

REST WILL FOLLOW.

PEOPLE DISCOURAGED US.

THEY THOUGHT WE WERE GOING

TO RUIN OUR LIVES BY TAKING

ALL OF THESE SPECIAL KIDS,

AND THEY SAID YOU DON'T KNOW

WHAT TO DO.

IT IS TRUE WE HAD NO

EXPERIENCE AND WE DIDN'T

KNOW HOW TO RAISE THEM, BUT

YOU SEE WHAT HAPPENS WITH

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.

YOU GIVE A PERSON

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE AND THEY

BLOSSOM.

I FEEL LIKE HAVING THESE

KIDS HAS REALLY HELPED US

FIND OUR LIFE, FIND OUR

MEANING, FIND OUR PURPOSE.

IT TOOK ME DECADES TO

FIGURE THIS OUT, BUT THERE

IS NO PHYSICAL THING THAT

YOU CAN BUY THAT IS ACTUALLY

GOING TO GIVE YOU TRUE PEACE

AND HAPPINESS.

AND THE PURE JOY THAT WILL

COME FROM A RESCUE AND A

RANSOM OF A CHILD'S LIFE IS

PROBABLY THE MOST SATISFYING

THING YOU CAN IMAGINE.

WE TALK ABOUT ADOPTION.

WE TELL THEM THEY'RE

ADOPTED, AND WE KIND OF TELL

THEM, YOU KNOW, BEING BORN

INTO A FAMILY, YOU DON'T

DECIDE THAT.

IT KIND OF HAPPENS

BIOLOGICALLY.

BUT WHEN YOU'RE ADOPTED,

YOUR PARENTS LOOKED OUT AT

THE WHOLE WORLD AND PICKED

YOU.

YOU THINK THEY DON'T REALLY

KNOW THE GRAVITY OF THEM

BEING RESCUED OR SAVED.

AND THEN YOU'LL SEE THEM IN

AN EXTERNAL SETTING, LIKE

ONE OF THEM WAS IN FRONT OF

300 PEOPLE LAST FRIDAY

NIGHT, AND HE TOLD PEOPLE HE

PROBABLY WOULDN'T BE ALIVE

IF HE HADN'T BEEN ADOPTED BY

HIS FAMILY.

THOSE ARE, LIKE, THE

GOOSE-BUMP MOMENTS WHERE YOU

GO, HE'S GOT IT.

*

SEVEN, EIGHT.

* BENDING THE KNEES

* HIS MERCY

* ALL AROUND ME, I AM NOT

AWARE OF IT *

* AND I REALIZE JUST HOW

BEAUTIFUL YOU ARE *

* AND HOW GREAT

I IN IN ROMANIA, AT

LEAST AT THE TIME I WAS

BORN, WHEN YOU'RE BORN WITH

A DEFORMITY DEFORMITY,

QUOTE, UNQUOTE, IT WAS

CONSIDERED A CURSE BY GOD.

I WAS KIND OF DISTANT AND

NOT TREATED RIGHT, AND KIND

OF NOT REALLY GETTING ANY

CARE, LIKE A NORMAL BABY

SHOULD.

WHICH IS WHY WHEN I WAS ONE

AND A HALF YEARS OLD, I

WEIGHED NINE POUNDS.

IT WAS ROUGH IN THE FIRST

YEAR OF MY LIFE, BUT I

LIVED.

BUT NO MATTER WHERE YOU WERE

BEFORE, IT'S LIKE WHERE YOU

CAN BE NOW, YOUR PAST

DOESN'T DEFINE THAT.

THIS FAMILY HAS PROVEN

THAT.

YOU HAVE A DYING BOY FROM

ROMANIA, OR STARVING KIDS

FROM AFRICA, AND YOU BRING

THEM TO A PLACE WHERE THEY

CAN BE, I GUESS HUMAN TO THE

FULLEST, AND THAT'S A

GENEROUS, GENEROUS THING.

MY FAMILY IS EVERYTHING.

FAMILY IS FUN.

[LAUGHTER]

INTERESTING.

*

[LAUGHTER]

FAMILY IS JUST PEOPLE YOU

CAN BE A FOOL AROUND AND

THEY'LL STILL LOVE YOU.

AWESOME.

SHOULD I DO THE DENNEHY

FACE?

FAMILY IS SOMETHING THAT

I CAN COUNT ON.

*

PEACE.

* AND I DON'T HAVE TIME TO

HAVE ANY REGRETS *

[LAUGHTER]

FAMILY IS ADOPTION.

* WHOA, HOW YOU ARE

Gordon: I LOVE THAT

STORY, AND IT IS DONE BY A

WONDERFUL GROUP, "GENEROUS

GIVING," AND DARYL HEIL IS

THE PRODUCER.

WHAT A WONDERFUL STORY.

A STORY THAT MIRRORS THE

GOSPEL.

SO OFTEN WHEN WE SAY THE

TERM "GIVING" WE THINK IN

TERMS OF MONEY.

BUT GOD THOUGHT IN TERMS OF

HIS ONLY SON.

FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD,

HE GAVE HIS OWN SON.

HE GAVE THE MOST PRECIOUS

THING TO THEM.

AND THAT WONDERFUL FAMILY

WHO SAYS, WE WANT TO GIVE TO

THOSE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS,

AND OPEN OUR FAMILY SO THEY

CAN HAVE FAMILY.

WHAT A WONDERFUL TESTIMONY

OF WHAT THE GOSPEL REALLY

IS, AND HOW WE'RE TO BE

CONFORMED INTO THE IMAGE OF

JESUS, AND LIVE A LIFE OF

GENEROSITY.

WELL, THE VIDEO YOU JUST SAW

IS ONE FROM A SERIES CALLED

"I LIKE GIVING."

AND TO SEE MORE STORIES LIKE

IT, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS GO

TO cbn.com, AND WE'VE GOT

A LINK TO THEIR PAGE, WHERE

YOU CAN HAVE MORE ACCESS TO

IT.

AND IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN

ADOPTION, IF YOU'RE

INTERESTED IN ORPHANS, WE

HAVE SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR

YOU, CALLED "ORPHANS'

PROMISE," WHERE YOU CAN GET

INVOLVED.

"ORPHANS' PROMISE" IS NOW IN

OVER 50 COUNTRIES AROUND THE

WORD, HELPING PEOPLE IN

NEED.

THEY'RE TRYING TO KEEP

SINGLE PARENTS WITH THEIR

CHILDREN IN THEIR HOMES,

TRYING TO HELP ORPHANS IN

THEIR ORPHANAGES, AND TRYING

TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN VERY

TANGIBLE WAYS.

IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

IT, SAYING I WANT TO LIVE A

LIFE OF GENEROSITY, GO TO OR

"ORPHANS' PROMISE".COM AND

FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET

INVOLVED.

Terry: I LOVE THE

LITTLE BLONDE GIRL.

FAMILY IS INTERESTING.

Gordon: AND YOU KNOW

FROM EXPERIENCE.

Terry: IT IS AWESOME,

BUT IT IS INTERESTING.

Gordon: WHEN YOU GOT

INVOLVED IN ADOPTION, DID

YOU HAVE ANY IDEA THE

JOURNEY YOU WERE GOING TO GO

ON?

Terry: CLUELESS.

AND THAT WAS A GOOD THING.

DON'T YOU THINK THAT ABOUT

MOST OF THE THINGS GOD CALLS

US TO, BECAUSE WE'RE SO

INADEQUATE, IF WE KNEW AHEAD

OF TIME WE WOULD PROBABLY

RUN 50 MILES IN THE OTHER

DIRECTION.

Gordon: I KNOW FOR ME,

STARTING A MISSION CENTER

AND ALL OF THE AREAS OF

ASIA, IF I HAD KNOWN WHAT I

WAS DOING, I PROBABLY

WOULDN'T HAVE DONE IT

BECAUSE I DIDN'T KNOW HOW

HARD IT WAS.

AND THE INNOCENCE GOING INTO

IT, BECAUSE I LOVE IT.

TEARMTS AND

Terry: AND WHEN YOU GET

TO THE PLACE WHERE YOU LOOK

BACK TO WHAT GOD HAS DONE,

AND WHAT WAS DONE NOT

BECAUSE OF YOU, BUT GOD --

Gordon: I WAS JUST

ALONG FOR THE RIDE.

HE GAVE ME THE TRANSMISSION

TO SAY, YES, GOD, AND TO

AMEN GOD.

Terry: COMING UP LATER,

WE'VE GOT A NEW FILM ABOUT

THE MAN WHO BROKE THE COLOR

BARRIER IN BASEBALL, THE

GREAT JACKIE ROBINSON.

YOU STAND ON HIS

SHOULDERS, HE IS

COURAGEOUS.

HE IS EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO

PLAY WHEN YOU'RE AN ACTOR.

Terry: AND WE ALSO TALK

TO THE STAR WHO PLAYS JACKIE

ROBINSON, SO STAY TUNED FOR

THAT.

WELCOME TO WASHINGTON FOR

THIS CBN NEWS BREAK.

THE WASHINGTON STATE

ATTORNEY-GENERAL IS SUING A

FLORIST FOR REFUSING TO

PROVIDE FLOWERS FOR A GAY

WEDDING.

BARON OWNS ARLENE'S FLOWERS

IN RICHLAND.

SHE OBJECTED TO SELLING A

GAY COSTUMERS FLOWERS FOR

HIS SAME-SEX WEDDING BECAUSE

OF HER CHRISTIAN FAITH.

THE STATE ATTORNEY-GENERAL

FILED A SUIT AGAINST HER.

HE ARGUES SHE DISCRIMINATED

AGAINST THE CUSTOMER BASED

ON HIS SEXUAL ORIENTATION.

HER ATTORNEY SAYS THE CASE

IS ABOUT FREEDOM OF SPEECH

AND PRELEGION.

RELIGION.

THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE WILL

CONTINUE SATURDAY DELIVERY

AFTER ALL.

THAT AFTER ANNOUNCING PLANS

TO CUT BACK TO A FIVE-DAY A

WEEK SYSTEM.

THE REVERSAL COMES BECAUSE

CONGRESS FAILED TO DROP A

LONG-TIME SPENDING MEASURE

THAT PROHIBITS REDUCED

DELIVERY DAYS.

THE POSTAL SERVICE BOARD

SAYS IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO

MEET ITS GOALS FOR REDUCING

SPENDING WITHOUT ALTERING

THE DELIVERY SPENDING.

THEY SAY CONGRESS IS

DELAYING WHAT THEY

CALL, QUOTE,"RESPONSIBLE

CHANGE."

REMEMBER YOU CAN ALL GET THE

LATEST NEWS BY GOING TO

CBNNEWS.COM.

GORDON AND TERRY WILL BE

BACK WITH MORE OF "THE 700

CLUB" RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Gordon: ON EASTER

WEEKEND, "SUPERBOOK" MADE

ITS FIRST INTERNATIONAL

BROADCAST IN THE WONDERFUL

NATION OF MEXICO.

ON ONE OF THE LARGEST TV

NETWORKS IN THE COUNTRY.

ONE BOY WHO WATCHED THE

90-MINUTE SPECIAL IS NAMED

KEVIN, AND FOR HIM AND HIS

FAMILY, THE BROADCAST WAS

LIFE CHANGING.

Reporter: KEVIN WAS TWO

MONTHS OLD THE FIRST TIME HE

WENT TO A MEXICAN JAIL.

HIS MOTHER, LUCY, TOOK HIM

THERE TO MEET HIS FATHER.

AT FIRST IT DIDN'T AFFECT

HIM BECAUSE HE WAS A BABY.

BUT AS HE GREW UP, HE

REALIZED WHAT WAS

HAPPENING.

WE VISITED MANY TIMES, BUT

WHEN HIS FATHER WAS RELEASED

FROM JAIL, HE DIDN'T CARE

ABOUT KEVIN, AND HE LEFT

US.

Reporter: HIS

STEPFATHER, JOSE, WORKS HARD

CLEANING WINDSHIELDS TO

PROVIDE FOR HIS FAMILY.

BUT EVEN WITH HIS GOOD

EXAMPLE, LUCY WAS CONCERNED

ABOUT KEVIN.

HE HAS GONE THROUGH VERY

HARD TIMES.

I JUST WANT HIM TO GROW UP

WITH HOPE.

Reporter: CBN WAS ABOUT

TO BRING THEM THAT HOPE IN A

VERY BIG WAY.

ON EASTER WEEKEND, FOR THE

FIRST TIME EVER, THE NEW

"SUPERBOOK" WAS BROADCAST IN

MEXICO.

ONE OF THE LARGEST TV

STATIONS IN THE COUNTRY

AIRED A 90-MINUTE SPECIAL

WITH EPISODES ABOUT THE

MIRACLES ABOUT JESUS, THE

LAST SUPPER, AND CHRIST'S

DEATH AND RESURRECTION.

A LOCAL CHURCH INVITED

CHILDREN TO WATCH THE

PREMIER ON THEIR BIG

SCREEN.

KEVIN WAS TOUCHED BY THE

SACRIFICIAL LOVE OF JESUS.

EVEN THOUGH JESUS WAS

GOOD, HE WAS PUNISHED FOR

OUR SINS.

THEY BEAT HIM WITH A WHIP.

Reporter: WHEN THEY

INVITED CHILDREN TO COME

FORWARD FOR PRAYER, KEVIN

DECIDED TO GO UP.

I ASKED JESUS TO COME

INTO MY HEART AND TO FORGIVE

MY SINS.

I KNOW GOD IS MY FATHER IN

HEAVEN.

Reporter: THAT EASTER

WEEKEND, KEVIN FOUND A NEW

CONFIDENCE AND HOPE.

THE NEXT DAY WE VISITED HIM

AT HIS HOME.

HE WAS TELLING HIS BROTHERS

AND SISTERS ABOUT ALL OF THE

STORIES HE SAW ON

"SUPERBOOK."

HE ALSO TOLD HIM ABOUT

MEETING THE ROBOT NAMED

GIZMO.

HE TOOK A PICTURE WITH

ME.

HE AND I ARE FRIENDS NOW.

Reporter: LUCY AND JOSE

COULD EASILY SEE THE

DIFFERENCE JESUS MADE IN

KEVIN'S LIFE.

AFTER WE TALKED, THEY

DECIDED TO GIVE THEIR LIVES

TO CHRIST, TOO.

NOW THE WHOLE FAMILY CAN'T

WAIT TO GO TO CHURCH

TOGETHER.

I WANT TO LEARN MORE

ABOUT GOD BECAUSE HE IS

GOOD.

Gordon: HOW PRECIOUS

ARE LITTLE CHILDREN?

WHEN YOU SEE THEIR LIVES

CHANGE, IT JUST -- I DON'T

KNOW ABOUT YOU, BUT IT MOVES

ME.

AND IT MOVES ME TO HOW CAN

WE DO EVEN MORE?

OUR GOAL FOR "SUPERBOOK" IS

FOR 300 MILLION CHILDREN,

JUST LIKE KEVIN, TO SEE THE

STORIES OF THE BIBLE, TO

UNDERSTAND THAT GOD LOVES

THEM, THAT JESUS DIED FOR

THEM.

AND WE'RE ASKING YOU, DO YOU

WANT TO BE A PART OF THAT?

DO YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

PRODUCING THE SERIES?

DO YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

TRANSLATING THE SERIES?

THAT WAS BROADCAST IN

SPANISH.

THE WONDERFUL THING ABOUT

ANIMATION, IS WHEN YOU DUB

THEM INTO OTHER LANGUAGES,

IT LOOKS LIKE IT WAS

PRODUCED IN THEIR LANGUAGE.

IT IS EFFECTIVE.

IT REACHES THEIR HEARTS, IT

CHANGES THEIR LIVES, AND

THEY'RE ENCOURAGED TO PRAY.

AFTER EVERY EPISODE, WE'RE

GOING TO BE SHOWING A

SALVATION POEM WHERE THEY

SING A PRAYER OF SALVATION.

THEY SING SO THAT GOD WILL

COME INTO THEIR HEARTS AND

CHANGE THEM FOR ALL

ETERNITY.

YOU CAN BE A PART OF IT BY

JOINING THE "SUPERBOOK"

D.V.D. CLUB.

HOW MUCH IS THAT?

IT IS $25, AND EVERY TIME A

NEW "SUPERBOOK" EPISODE IS

RELEASED, WE'LL SEND YOU NOT

JUST ONE COPY, BUT WE'LL

SEND YOU FREE.

SO YOU CAN HAVE ONE FOR YOU

AND YOUR FAMILY, AND ONE TO

SHARE WITH OTHER FAMILY

MEMBERS AND FRIENDS, YOUR

CHURCH, YOUR SUNDAY SCHOOL.

WE WANT TO GET THE STORIES

OF THE BIBLE OUT SO CHILDREN

CAN HEAR THE GOOD NEWS AND

RESPOND AND UNDERSTAND.

AND IN THIS SERIES, WE'VE

GONE AND DONE THE RESEARCH.

WHEN THE BIBLE CHARACTERS

ARE TALKING, THEY'RE TALKING

BIBLE VERSES.

WE'VE GOT THE RIGHT

ARCHEOLOGY, THE RIGHT COST

TIEWLS COSTUMES, THE RIGHT

HAIR STYLES AND THE RIGHT

BUILDINGS.

AND YOU CAN GO TO THOSE

PLACES IN ISRAEL, AND YOU'LL

FIND THEM BECAUSE THE BIBLE

IS REAL.

SO THAT'S WHAT WE WANT TO

DO.

AND WE'RE INVITING YOU TO BE

A PART OF IT.

SO CALL US, 1-800-759-0700.

JUST SAY, I WANT TO JOIN THE

"SUPERBOOK" D.V.D. CLUB.

IF YOU WANT TO GET CAUGHT

UP, SEASON ONE IS

COMPLETED.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS GO TO

cbn.com, AND YOU CAN ORDER

THE BACK EPISODES THERE.

IF YOU WANT TO GET FIRST IN

LINE FOR THE FIRST EPISODES

OF SEASON TWO -- THEY COME

OUT ROUGHLY ONCE EVERY FOUR

WEEKS -- AND WE'LL SEND THEM

TO YOU AUTOMATICALLY WHEN

YOU'RE PART OF THE

"SUPERBOOK" D.V.D. CLUB, SO

YOU AND YOUR CHILDREN CAN

ENJOY THE STORIES OF THE

BIBLE, AND ALSO ENJOY THE

KNOWLEDGE THAT YOU'RE

HELPING THE CHILDREN OF THE

WORLD COME TO UNDERSTAND THE

BIBLE.

AND WE JUST LAUNCHED

SOMETHING WHICH IS REALLY

EXCITING, A "SUPERBOOK"

BIBLE APP FOR USE

ON iPHONES.

ONE FOR ANDROID WILL BE OUT

IN A COUPLE OF WEEKS.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CHECK

IT OUT, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO

IS GO TO THE iTUNES STORE,

AND THERE IS A PAGE ON THE

"SUPERBOOK" WEBSITE, WHERE

YOU TYPE superbook/app and

there is detail on all of

the CHARACTERS, AND IT IS A

FUN WAY FOR PEOPLE TO BE

LEARN THE BIBLE.

TERRY, IT HAS REALLY TAKEN

OFF --

Terry: I'M SITTING HERE

THINKING HOW SATISFYING AND

ENTHUSIASTIC YOU MUST BE

ABOUT THE PREMIER THAT KEVIN

SAW -- HE SAW ONE

EPISODE --

Gordon: HE SAW THREE.

Terry: BUT HIS LIFE WAS

CHANGED FROM ONE EPISODE.

YOU HAVE PUT SUCH BLOOD,

SWEAT, AND TEARS INTO THIS

PROJECT --

Gordon: IT HAS BEEN A

LABOR OF LOVE.

AND IT HAS BEEN SIX YEARS TO

GET TO THIS POINT.

AND PROBABLY ANOTHER FOUR TO

GO BEFORE WE'RE DONE WITH

THIS SERIES IN TERMS OF

PRODUCTION.

AND THEN WE'LL HAVE

SOMETHING THAT WILL GO ON

FOR A VERY LONG TIME.

WE'VE REALLY TRIED TO MAKE

THIS THE HIGHEST QUALITY

H.D. WE CAN SO IT WON'T EVER

LOOK DATED ON TELEVISION.

AND THE GREAT THING ABOUT IT

IS AS CHILDREN AGE OUT OF

THE SERIES, A WHOLE NEW SET

AGE INTO IT, AND SO

LITERALLY IT COULD BE

BROADCAST FOR DECADES, LIKE

THE FIRST SERIES WAS.

Terry: IT IS SO

EXCITING.

THE CHILDREN OF THE WORLD

WILL BE TOUCHED BY THIS.

STILL AHEAD, BEHIND THE

SCENES OF THE NEW MOVIE

ABOUT SPORTS ICON JACKIE

ROBINSON.

DON'T MISS IT.

*

Terry: JAY HARRIS WAS

ON THE HUNT, STALKING HIS

PREY DAY AFTER DAY.

ONE THING WAS ON HIS MIND:

PAYBACK, AND HE WAS WAITING

FOR THE PERFECT MOMENT TO

EXECUTE IT.

I WAS, LIKE, I'VE GOT TO

KILL THIS DUDE.

Reporter: REVENGE DROVE

JAY HARRIS TO THE BRINK OF

MURDER.

I BEGAN TO WATCH HIM, AND

I BEGAN TO FIND OUT

INFORMATION ABOUT HIS CREW.

AND I FOUND OUT WHERE HIS

HOUSE WAS AT.

I SAID, HE IS GOING TO PAY

FOR EVERYBODY.

Reporter: THIS WAS THE

LATEST IN A STRING OF BAD

CHOICES FOR JAY.

AFTER HIS STEPFATHER DIED,

HIS SEARCH FOR AN IDENTITY

TOOK HIM DOWN A DANGEROUS

PATH.

IT STARTED WHEN HE WAS IN

HIGH SCHOOL.

I MET A BUNCH OF OTHER

GUYS WHO DIDN'T HAVE

FATHERS, ALSO, AND WE KIND

OF ALL WERE EMPTY AND

LOOKING TO PROVE OURSELVES

OR TO BE A PART OF

SOMETHING.

AND I WAS WILLING TO GO THE

EXTRA MILE TO BE ACCEPTED.

AND BEFORE I KNEW IT, I WAS

SELLING DRUGS.

I WAS SELLING GUNS.

I WAS ROBBING.

I WAS STEALING.

Reporter: JAY KEPT HIS

LIFESTYLE HIDDEN FROM HIS

MOTHER AND SISTERS FOR A

WHILE, BUT WHEN HE GOT

BUSTED BY THE COPS, THEY

REALIZED HE WAS NOT THE SAME

PERSON.

MY MOTHER, WHEN SHE SAW

THE MAGNITUDE OF WHAT I WAS

INVOLVED IN, SHE WAS

EXTREMELY FEARFUL BECAUSE WE

DIDN'T LIVE LIKE THAT.

MY SISTERS WERE SCARED

BECAUSE THEY WERE, LIKE, I

DON'T EVEN KNOW YOU?

WHO IN THE WORLD ARE YOU?

THAT'S WHEN THE GIG WAS UP.

Reporter: HIS MOTHER

EVENTUALLY MOVED JAY AND HIS

SISTERS TO JACKSONVILLE,

FLORIDA FOR A FRESH START.

ALTHOUGH JAY WASN'T THE

CRIMINAL HE WAS THAT IN NEW

JERSEY, HE MADE BAD

CHOICES.

I STARTED RUNNING AROUND

WITH GIRLS, PARTYING,

SMOKING A LOT OF WEED,

POPPING E ECSTASY PILLS,

AND PARTYING, BUT ALONG THE

WAY, THE ALCOHOL KIND OF

GRABBED ME AND IT WAS LIKE

MY PRISON.

YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE DOING

THIS FOR RECREATION, BUT

YOU'RE GOING TO DRINK WHEN I

TELL YOU TO DRINK.

IT BECAME AN EVER DAY

THING.

AND THEN IT BECAME A WAY TO

NOT LOOK AT LIFE AND NEVER

SLOW DOWN.

JUST STAY IN THAT PARTY ALL

THE TIME.

Reporter: HE EVENTUALLY

MET ALANA, WHO WAS DIFFERENT

FROM THE OTHER GIRLS.

SHE GENERALLY CARED FOR

HER.

HE WANTED TO BECOME A BETTER

PERSON FOR HER SAKE, BUT

WONDERED IF HE COULD.

I SAID, EITHER I'M GOING

TO RUIN HER LIFE OR I HAVE

TO CHANGE MY LIFE.

I HIT THAT POINT IN MY LIFE

WHERE I HAD TO MAKE THAT

DECISION.

FROM THAT POINT, I STARTED

TO BE GOOD.

THAT'S WHEN I HAD NO

POTENTIAL TO BE GOOD.

I TRIED TO STOP DRINKING,

AND I COULDN'T STOP

DRINKING.

Reporter: AS JAY

PARTIED, ALANA STARTED GOING

TO CHURCH.

NOW AS A YOUNG ADULT, SHE

WANTED TO GET HER LIFE BACK

ON TRACK WITH GOD.

THERE WAS A FREEDOM THAT

I KNEW THAT I COULD GET MY

HANDS ON.

ALMOST, LIKE, JUST FREEDOM

FROM ALL OF THE SHAME AND

ALL OF THE HURT FROM MY

PAST.

Reporter: EVERY WEEK

SHE ASKED JAY TO GO TO

CHURCH WITH HER.

AND I COULDN'T GET HIM TO

COME, AND IT BOTHERED ME SO

MUCH BECAUSE HE WAS GOING

THROUGH SO MUCH.

HE WAS DRINKING, DRUGS, AND

HE WAS REALLY MISERABLE.

Reporter: ONE NEW

YEAR'S NIGHT, ALANA GOT

READY TO FOR THE CHURCH

SERVICE.

SHE PLEADED WITH JAY TO COME

WITH HER, BUT HE HAD OTHER

PLANS.

THIS WAS ONE NIGHT WHERE

SHE SPECIFICALLY WAS EXTRA

HARD, BEGGING ME TO GO TO

CHURCH.

I WAS, LIKE, I CAN'T DO IT.

IT'S PARTY NIGHT.

Reporter: THAT NIGHT

JAY GOT INTO A FIGHT WITH

SOME GUYS OUTSIDE THE CLUB.

SHE WAHE WAS OUTNUMBERED

AND BADLY BEATEN.

AND AFTER THAT NIGHT, HE HAD

ONE THING ON HIS NIGHT:

REVENGE.

I WAS GOING TO HIDE OUT

AT THE FRONT OF HIS HOUSE

AND RUN UP AND SHOOT HIM.

I BEGAN TO LAUNCH A WHOLE

SCHEME ON HOW I WAS GOING TO

DO THIS AND GET AWAY

SCOT-FREE.

Reporter: HIS MIND WAS

CONSTANTLY RACING AS HE

DEVISED HIS SCHEME.

BUT HE NEEDED A QUIET PLACE

TO SCAM.

SO ONE DAY HE WENT TO CHURCH

WITH ALANA.

I NEEDED A PLACE TO LAY

LOW.

Reporter: BUT AS HE

LISTENED, THE PASTOR'S WORDS

CAUGHT JAY'S ATTENTION.

I FELT LIKE THE PASTOR

WAS TALKING DIRECTLY TO ME,

AND IT SPOOKED ME OUT LIKE

CRAZY.

IT WAS CHALLENGING ME AS A

MAN, IS WHAT I REALLY FELT

LIKE.

I FELT LIKE EVERYTHING HE

WAS DELIVERING WAS TRUTH,

TRUTH ABOUT MYSELF.

Reporter: HE KEPT GOING

TO CHURCH WITH ALANA, BUT HE

WAS STILL PLOTTING TO KILL

HIS ENEMY.

ONE SUNDAY, AS THEY WERE

LEAVING THE BUILDING --

I'M WALKING OUT OF THE

CHURCH, FINALLY GETTING A

BREATH OF FRESH AIR FROM

GOD -- I'M TRYING TO GET

AWAY -- AND I HEAR GOD SPEAK

TO ME AS CLEAR AS DAY.

THIS WAS AN AUDIBLE VOICE

THAT I HEARD.

AND HE SAID, YOU'RE GOING TO

DIE THIS WEEK.

I DIDN'T GO, HEY, GOD, IS

THAT YOU?

MY WHOLE BODY KNEW.

THERE WAS NO QUESTION AS

ALL.

IT FELT AS IF I WAS STANDING

BEFORE A JUDGE AND HE JUST

GAVE ME A LIFE SENTENCE.

HE STOPPED, AND HE

WAS, LIKE, DID YOU HEAR

THAT?

AND I SAID, NO.

WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?

SHE GOES, WHAT DO YOU

WANT TO DO?

I SAID, WE'VE GOT TO GO BACK

TO THIS CHURCH.

I WENT STRAIGHT TO THE

ALTER, AND SHE WAS A COUPLE

OF FEET NEXT TO ME, AND WE

BOTH FELL DOWN ON OUR

KNEES.

I SAID, I LOVE THE DRUGS, I

LOVE THIS LIFE THAT I LIVE,

BUT IT IS KILLING ME.

IT IS GOING TO DESTROY ME.

I SAID, GOD, YOU CAN HAVE MY

HEART.

I GIVE MY LIFE TO YOU.

I REPENT OF MY SINS.

BUT PLEASE MAKE ME HATE THE

SIN I LOVE SO MUCH.

Reporter: JAY NEVER

CARRIED OUT HIS PLAN.

HE WALKED AWAY FROM THE

ALTER, KNOWING HE HAD TO

MAKE BETTER DECISIONS.

I KNEW ONCE HE SPOKE TO

ME IT WAS A DONE DEAL.

IT WAS EITHER TODAY OR IT

WAS OVER.

IT IS LIKE MY EYES WERE WIDE

OPEN.

WHAT USED TO BE SO ALLURING

AND A DRAW TO ME WAS NO

LONGER THERE.

Reporter: JAY AND ALANA

DECIDED TO PUT GOD FIRST AND

EVERYTHING THEY DID.

THEY MARRIED AND STARTED A

FAMILY.

I HAD NO IDEA GOD WOULD

DO WHAT HE DID.

HE DID A 180-DEGREE CHANGE.

IT WAS A PROCESS, BUT GOD

JUST STARTED WORKING ON HIM,

AND HE BECAME A COMPLETELY

DIFFERENT PERSON.

Reporter: THE COUPLE

STARTED A BUSINESS TOGETHER,

A CLOTHING STORE CALLED

"STRAIGHT AND NARROW".

IT IS ABOUT LIVING THAT

LIFESTYLE, AND GIVING PEOPLE

WHAT I WAS GIVEN, THAT

OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A

CHANGE.

I WAS STILL AND AWE THAT HE

WOULD MAKE HIMSELF KNOWN IN

SUCH A WAY.

PEOPLE GO, JAY, THAT'S AN

AMAZING TESTIMONY.

TO ME, IT IS AMAZING BECAUSE

I CAN'T BELIEVE HE WOULD GO

THROUGH ALL OF THAT TO SPEAK

TO ME, AFTER THE WAY I

REJECTED HIM SO MUCH.

SO I'M SO THANKFUL TO KNOW

HIM, YOU KNOW, AND BE LIVING

FOR HIM TODAY.

Terry: THIS IS WHAT GOD

SAYS ABOUT EACH ONE OF US:

"FOR I KNOW THE PLANS I HAVE

FOR YOU," SAYS THE LORD,

"PLANS TO PROSPER YOU, NOT

HARM YOU.

PLANS TO GIVE YOU HOPE AND A

FUTURE."

WE SPEND SO MUCH OF OUR

LIVES TRYING TO BE HAPPY,

TRYING TO BECOME FAMOUS,

TRYING TO ACQUIRE THINGS

THAT WE THINK WILL GIVE US

SATISFACTION AND A GOOD

LIFE, ONLY TO COME UP EMPTY

TIME AFTER TIME AFTER TIME,

AND YET WE KEEP HITTING OUR

HEADS AGAINST THAT SAME

WALL.

WHY CAN'T I FIND THIS?

WHY CAN'T I BE THIS?

WHERE ARE YOU, GOD?

ALL THE TIME, HE'S WAITING.

WAITING.

WE HAVE THE ONLY FAITH, AS

FOLLOWERS OF JESUS CHRIST,

WHERE THE GOD WHO LOVES US

COMES AFTER US.

WE DON'T HAVE TO OFFER

SACRIFICES UP TO HIM TO

SOMEHOW GET HIM TO NOTICE US

OR TO GIVE US ATTENTION, TO

SOMEHOW FIND US ACCEPTABLE.

HE ACCEPTS US RIGHT WHERE WE

ARE, AND THEN GIVES US THE

OFFER TO ALLOW HIM TO COME

INTO OUR LIVES AND TOTALLY

CHANGE US, OUR

CIRCUMSTANCES, AND GIVE US

WHAT JESUS SAID.

I COME THAT THEY MIGHT HAVE

LIFE AND HAVE IT

ABUNDANTLY.

NOT JUST A LITTLE BIT.

THE BEST.

WHY WOULD YOU NOT EMBRACE

GOD AND ACCEPT THAT.

RIGHT NOW, THIS MOMENT, GOD

HAS YOU LISTENING TO THIS

STORY, LISTENING TO OUR

CONVERSATION TOGETHER,

BECAUSE HE IS SAYING, I WANT

YOU.

I CHOOSE YOU.

I WANT TO TAKE YOU OUT OF

THE MUCK AND MEYE MIRE OF

YOUR LIFE.

I WANT TO SET YOUR FOOT ON A

SOLID PLACE.

I WANT TO TEACH YOU WHAT IT

FEELS LIKE TO LOVE AND BE

LOVED.

I WANT TO TAKE YOUR TALENTS

AND USE THEM IN A GOOD WAY.

I WANT YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE

WHY OF YOU'RE BEING CREATED,

THE WHY OF MY LOVE FOR YOU,

THE DEPTHS OF IT.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS INVITE

HIM INTO YOUR HEART.

IT'S THAT SIMPLE.

JESUS -- SAY EXACTLY WHAT

JAY SAID.

I AM A SINNER.

I HAVE LOVED MY SIN.

I HAVE GIVEN IT TOO MUCH

POSITION AND AUTHORITY IN MY

LIFE, AND TODAY I SAY NO

MORE.

I'M DRAWING A LINE IN THE

SAND.

JESUS, I'M YOURS.

COME INTO MY HEART, COME

INTO MY LIFE, AND FORGIVE

ME.

I AM SO SORRY.

FILL ME WITH YOUR HOLY

SPIRIT.

I WANT TO BE CHANGED.

I WANT TO THINK

DIFFERENTLY.

I WANT TO LIVE FOR YOU.

I WANT THE ABUNDANT LIFE YOU

CREATED ME FOR.

THAT'S WHAT GOD IS WAITING

FOR, THE INVITATION TO COME

INTO YOUR LIFE.

TO WHOLLY CHANGE YOU AND

GIVE YOU ETERNAL LIFE, AS

WELL AS A DIFFERENT LIFE

RIGHT HERE AND NOW.

IF YOU NEED SOMEONE TO PRAY

ABOUT SOMETHING SPECIFIC IN

YOUR LIFE, MAYBE YOU'VE GOT

SOMETHING YOU'RE ADDICTED

TO -- MAYBE THERE IS A

BROKENNESS IN YOU AND YOU

WANT HEALING -- CALL THAT

TOLL-FREE NUMBER,

1-800-759-0700.

THERE IS A FRIEND ON THE

OTHER END WHO FOUND THAT IN

JESUS, AND THEY'RE WAITING

TO PRAY FOR YOU.

YOU CAN ALSO GO TO

CBN.COM.

IF YOU INVITE CHRIST INTO

YOUR LIFE, WE WANT TO GIVE

YOU SOMETHING, AND IT'S

CALLED "A NEW LIFE."

ASK FOR THAT WHEN YOU

CALL -- IT'S FREE, AND SO IS

THE PHONE CALL.

Gordon: UP NEXT,

HARRISON FORD TALKS ABOUT

HIS ROLE PLAYING JACKIE

ROBINSON COACH.

I UNDERSTOOD THE

IMPORTANCE OF WHAT HE WAS

TRYING TO DO.

Gordon: GET A SNEAK

PEEK AT THE NEW MOVIE "42,"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: IF YOU KNOW THE

CONNECTION BETWEEN MAJOR

LEAGUE BASEBALL AND THE

CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, YOU

KNOW THE STORY OF JACKIE

ROBINSON.

THAT STORY INVOLVES TWO MEN,

AND IT IS THE SUBJECT OF A

NEW MOVIE OPENING THIS

WEEKEND.

REPORTER CHARLENE ISRAEL

TALKED WITH TWO OF THE

FILM'S ACTORS, ONE OF WHOM

IS HARRISON FORD.

HERE IS CHARLENE.

HEY --

Reporter: "42" FOLLOWS

BASEBALL'S JACKIE ROBINSON.

THE FILM HIGHLIGHTS HIS

STRUGGLES, AS WELL AS HIS

TRIUMPHS, AS HE PLAYS FOR

THE TEAM IN THE 1940s,

FACING BLATENT RACISM FROM

EVERY SIDE, EVEN FROM HIS

OWN TEAMMATES, ROBINSON'S

LIFE DEMONSTRATED TREMENDOUS

COURAGE AND RESTRAINT.

CHAD PLAYS THE ROLE OF

JACKIE ROBINSON.

THE REAL MRS. ROBINSON

ASKED YOU, WHO ARE YOU, AND

WHY DO YOU WANT TO PLAY MY

HUSBAND?

THE RESPONSE IS HE IS MY

HERO.

HE IS ONE OF THE PEOPLE, WE

STAND ON HIS SHOULDERS.

HE HAS WALKED A ROAD THAT

YOU SHOULDN'T WANT TO WALK.

HE IS COURAGEOUS.

HE IS EVERYTHING THAT YOU

WANT TO PLAY WHEN YOU'RE AN

ACTOR.

THAT'S ALL I COULD SAY, AND

I TOLD HER I WOULD DO MY

BEST AND PUT MY ALL INTO

THIS.

Reporter: THE FILM

SHOWS SEGREGATION'S IMPACT

ON THE GAME AND PEOPLE,

WHITE AND BLACK.

WE WIN IF THE WORLD IS

CONVINCED OF TWO THINGS:

THAT YOU ARE A FINE

GENTLEMAN AND A GREAT

BASEBALL PLAYER.

Reporter:

OSCAR-NOMINATED MOVIE STAR

HARRISON FORD PLAYS BROOKLYN

DODGERS' BOSS.

HE HELPED CHANGE THE WORLD

BY CHANGING THE GAME OF

BASEBALL.

HE PUT HIMSELF AT THE

FOREFRONT OF HISTORY IN

1947, WHEN HE SIGNED

ROBINSON TO HIS TEAM,

BREAKING THE MAJOR LEAGUE'S

INFAMOUS COLOR LINE.

YOU SAY YOU WERE

FASCINATED ABOUT THIS

CHARACTER.

WHAT GRABBED YOU?

I UNDERSTOOD HIS

RELATIONSHIP WITH JACKIE

ROBINSON.

I READ A VERY WELL-WRITTEN

SCRIPT, WHICH GAVE ME THE

OPPORTUNITY TO UNDERSTAND --

IT GAVE ME CONTEXT FOR AN

UNDERSTANDING OF THE

CHARACTER.

BUT THE EMOTIONAL

RELATIONSHIP I FELT TO HIM

WAS VERY STRONG AS WELL.

AND BOTH OF THOSE THINGS ARE

IMPORTANT TO ME.

Reporter: "41" ALSO

SHOWCASES THE INSPIRATIONAL

LOVE STORY BETWEEN JACKIE

ROBINSON AND HIS WIFE,

RACHEL.

THEIR STRONG BOND ALLOWED

THEM TO RESPOND TO HATRED

WITH DECENCY AND FAITH.

GOD BUILT ME TO LAST.

WHEN I SPOKE TO RACHEL

ROBINSON, THE FIRST THING I

REALLY REALIZED IS THEY DID

THIS TOGETHER.

THIS WAS NOT JUST HIM,

YOU KNOW, -- IT SOUNDS

CLICHE, "BEHIND EVERY MAN IS

A GREATER WOMAN," BUT IN

THIS CASE, IT IS TRUE THAT

IT WAS A UNIT.

Reporter: THE FILM IS

IS FILLED WITH BOTH GOOD AND

PAINFUL MEMORIES FROM

AMERICA'S HISTORY AND OFFERS

TEACHABLE MOMENTS FOR PEOPLE

OF ALL AGES.

I THINK IT IS JUST A

TERRIFIC MOVIE, AND AN

IMPORTANT MOVIE FOR PEOPLE

TO SEE.

YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY,

WHO ARE UNAWARE OF THE

DETAILS OF OUR HISTORY AND

IMPORTANT THIS MOMENT IN

BASEBALL WAS TO THE CIVIL

RIGHTS MOVEMENT, WHICH WAS A

LOT CLOSER IN TIME BECAUSE

OF THE EFFORTS OF JACKIE

ROBINSON AND BRANCH RICKY

AND BASEBALL.

Reporter: "42" IS RATED

PG-13, AND IT OPENS IN

THEATERS THIS WEEKEND.

Terry: LOOKS LIKE A

GREAT MOVIE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO

cbn.com, AND WE'LL TELL YOU

HOW AND WHERE YOU CAN SEE

IT.

EXCITING.

Gordon: I LOVE THAT

LINE.

Terry: I DO, TOO.

TIME FOR SOME E-MAIL

QUESTIONS AS WE CLOSE HERE.

THIS IS ELIZABETH WHO SAYS,

"I BELIEVE GOD TOLD ME I

HAVE THE GIFT OF THE

PROPHETIC.

HOW DO I SEEK AND EXERCISE

THIS GIFT?

I DON'T WANT TO TELL SOMEONE

WRONG INFORMATION.

I CANNOT TELL MY CHURCH

BECAUSE THEY DO NOT BELIEVE

IN THAT."

Gordon: ELIZABETH, IT

IS IN JOEL.

"AFTERWARDS, I WILL POUR OUT

MY SPIRIT ON ALL FLESH.

YOUR SONS AND YOUR DAUGHTERS

SHALL PROPHESY."

AND THE APOSTLE PETER --

THIS IS WHAT THE APOSTLE

JOEL WAS TALKING ABOUT.

EVERYONE, WHICH INCLUDED

WOMEN'S, THEY ALL STARTED

SPILLING OUT INTO THE

STREETS, SPEAKING IN

TONGUES, AND SPEAKING IN THE

LANGUAGES OF THE PEOPLE, THE

WONDERFUL WORKS OF GOD.

THAT IS WHAT PROPHECY IS.

IT IS REAL SIMPLE: YOU HEAR

FROM GOD; YOU REPEAT IT.

IF YOU JUST DO THAT AND DO

THAT GENTLY, AND REALIZE IT

IS ALWAYS FOR EDIFICATION,

AND IT IS ALWAYS FOR

COMFORT.

WE'RE IN THE NEW TESTAMENT

PERIOD.

THE DAYS OF CONDEMNATION ARE

GONE BECAUSE NOW THERE IS NO

MORE CONDEMNATION FOR THOSE

WHO ARE IN CHRIST JESUS.

SO IF YOU WANT MORE ON THAT,

WE'VE GOT A WHOLE SPIRITUAL

LIFE SECTION ON CBN.COM.

YOU CAN GO THERE, AND THERE

ARE SPECIFIC VIDEOS,

TRAINING ON HOW TO HEAR FROM

GOD.

Terry: THIS IS LOIS WHO

SAID, "WHEN JESUS OR THE

DISCIPLES SPOKE OF THE HOLY

SCRIPTURE, THEY WERE

REFERRING TO THE OLD

TESTAMENT.

THE NEW TESTAMENT WASN'T

APPROVED UNTIL 300 A.D.OR

LATER.

HOW DO WE KNOW IF THE NICENE

COUNCIL APPROVED OF THIS?"

Gordon: BECAUSE THE

NICENE COUNCIL APPROVED WHAT

THE EARLY CHURCH DID.

JOHN LAID UP THE FIRST CANON

OF SCRIPTURE, AND SET OUT

WHAT ARE GOING TO BE THE

BOOKS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT.

THAT WAS FOLLOWED BY HIS

DISCIPLE, ARANAIS, AND THEN

BY THE DISCIPLE OF ARANAIS.

AND FROM ALL ACCOUNTS WHEN I

SEE IT, IT WAS FOLLOW WHAT

THE EARLY CHURCH LEADERS

LAID OUT.

YOU CAN CHURCH THE CANON,

THE MEASURING MARK OF THE

NEW TESTAMENT, OF THE OLD

TESTAMENT.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM PSALM 147: "HE

HEALS THE BROKENHEARTED AND

BINDS UP THEIR WOUNDS."

GOD BLESS YOU.

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