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The 700 Club - Oct. 2, 2013

Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw is one of baseball's elite and he attributes his success to God. Plus, Jon's deep-rooted porn addiction can only be undone by God's power and grace. Read Transcript


I WAS GOING TO GET TO

THROW A BASEBALL.

Wendy: WE'LL STEP INTO

THE BATTER'S BOX WITH

BASEBALL'S BEST PITCHER AND

HE SHARES WHY HE PLAYS THE

GAME.

THERE HAS GOT TO BE MORE

TO IT.

THERE HAS GOT TO BE A

PURPOSE.

Wendy: PLUS, A YOUNG

BOY GETS DRAWN INTO A

LIFETIME OF ADDICTION.

THERE WAS THIS BAD THING

I WASN'T SUPPOSED TO LOOK

AT, BUT AT THE SAME TIME,

THERE WAS A PART OF ME

SAYING I REALLY LIKE THIS.

Wendy: HOW HE BECOMES

FREE.

AND ALL THINGS BECOME

NEW.

Wendy: ON TODAY'S "THE

700 CLUB."

[APPLAUSE]

*

Pat: WELCOME TO THIS

EDITION OF "THE 700 CLUB."

THIS IS DAY TWO OF THE

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, AND

GUESS WHAT?

PEOPLE ARE GETTING UP,

THEY'RE GOING TO WORK,

THEY'RE COMING HOME.

THEY'RE EATING DINNER WITH

THEIR FAMILIES.

THEY'RE GOING OUT TO

RESTAURANTS, AND IT ALL

SEEMS TO BE JUST GREAT.

BUT THERE IS NO SIGN OF ANY

ENDING RIGHT NOW.

WENDY?

Wendy: HOUSE LEADERS

HAVE PROPOSED A LAN THAT

WOULD GET PARTS OF THE

BUDGET FUNDED, BUT SO FAR

THERE HAS BEEN NO DEAL, AND

REPUBLICANS ARE ACCUSING

DEMOCRATS OF REFUSING TO

NEGOTIATE.

EPHRAIM GRAHAM REPORTS.

Reporter: THE NEWEST

REPUBLICAN PLAN WOULD REOPEN

PORTIONS OF THE GOVERNMENT,

LIKE NATIONAL PARKS,

VETERANS' SERVICES, AND THE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

BUT A TWO-THIRDS VOTE WAS

NEEDED TO SEND THE BILL TO

THE SENATE, AND HOUSE

DEMOCRATS REFUSE TO GET ON

BOARD.

THEY TOOK HOSTAGES BY

SHUTTING DOWN THE

GOVERNMENT.

NOW THEY'RE RELEASING ONE

HOSTAGE AT A TIME.

Reporter: CONGRESS SAYS

REPUBLICANS AND THE WHITE

HOUSE REFUSE TO HEAR THEIR

EFFORTS TO NEGOTIATE.

AS YOU KNOW, THE HOUSE

HAS PROCEEDED IN FIVE

DIFFERENT FASHIONS TO TRY TO

RESOLVE THIS SITUATION AND

NOT TO END UP HERE.

BUT AT EACH AND EVERY TURN

THE SENATE DEMOCRATS REFUSE

TO EVEN DISCUSS THESE

PROPOSALS AND, INSTEAD,

TABLED EVERY ONE OF THEM.

REPUBLICANS ARE SEEKING

DELAYS ON PARTS OF THE

PRESIDENT'S HEALTH CARE

REFORM.

THEY ALSO WANT TO GET RID OF

CONGRESS' EXEMPTION TO

OBAMACARE.

EARLIER TUESDAY, THE SENATE

REJECTED A HOUSE REQUEST TO

BEGIN A CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

WITH MEMBERS OF BOTH

CHAMBERS TO TRY TO RESOLVE

THE PARTIES' DIFFERENCES.

MEANWHILE, 800,000 WORKERS

ARE AT HOME WITHOUT PAY.

PRESIDENT OBAMA WARNS A

PROLONGED SHUTDOWN COULD

HAVE A BAD EFFECT ON THE

ECONOMY.

President Obama: IT

WOULD THROW A WRENCH INTO

THE GEARS OF OUR ECONOMY AT

A TIME WHEN THE GEARS HAVE

GAINED SOME TRACTION.

Reporter: BUT PHIL

CURPIN, PRESIDENT OF

AMERICAN COMMITMENT, SAYS

INVESTORS DON'T APPEAR TO BE

CONCERNED.

THIS IS CERTAINLY NOT NEW

TERRITORY.

IT IS SOMETHING WE'VE BEEN

THROUGH MANY, MANY TIMES

BEFORE THE THE STOCK MARKET

BASICALLY SH RULG SHRUGGED

IT OFF.

Reporter: MEANWHILE,

SOME REPUBLICANS ARE

STARTING TO BREAK RANKS AND

CALLING FOR LEGISLATION TO

FUND THE GOVERNMENT WITH NO

CONDITIONS.

I THINK THIS IS A BAD

IDEA.

Reporter: EPHRAIM

GRAHAM, CBN NEWS.

Pat: IT IS AMAZING, WE

HAVE A PRESIDENT WHO IS

DISENGAGED.

HE IS GOING TO TAKE A TRIP

ABROAD.

HE JUST DOESN'T SEEM TO

CARE.

AND IT IS JUST EASY TO MAKE

A SPEECH AND BLAME THE OTHER

GUYS.

BUT IN TERMS OF NEGOTIATING,

WE DO HAVE A CONGRESS THAT,

ACCORDING TO THE UNITED

STATES CONSTITUTION, IS

REALLY VERY PREEMINENT.

AS FAR AS I READ THE

CONSTITUTION, THE HOUSE OF

REPRESENTATIVES IS THE MOST

IMPORTANT BRANCH, ACCORDING

TO THE FEELING OF THE

FRAMERS BECAUSE THEY

REPRESENTED THE PEOPLE.

THEY CALL IT THE PEOPLE'S

HOUSE.

BUT THE WHITE HOUSE SEEMS TO

THINK THAT HE'S AN IMPERIAL

PRESIDENT.

HE IS A MONARCH.

HE DOESN'T NEED TO TALK TO

THOSE PEASANTS OVER THERE IN

CONGRESS AND HE'LL JUST DO

WHAT HE WANTS TO DO.

WE'LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS.

THE OBAMACARE INSURANCE

EXCHANGES WERE ROLLED OUT ON

TUESDAY, BUT THERE WERE SOME

SNAGS.

I THINK THAT IS AN

UNDERSTATEMENT.

BUT JOHN JESSUP HAS MORE

FROM OUR CBN NEWS BUREAU IN

WASHINGTON.

Reporter: PAT, IT WAS A

BUMPY FIRST DAY FOR THE

PRESIDENT'S NEW HEALTH LAW.

UNINSURED AMERICANS STARTING

SIGNING UP ON TUESDAY.

SEVERAL MILLION PEOPLE

VISITED HEALTHCARE DWOFL.

HEALTHCARE.GOV.

LONG DELAYS PREVENTED THEM

FROM ENROLLING IN HEALTH

EXCHANGES.

IN DALLAS, ONLY 30 PEOPLE

WERE ABLE TO SIGN UP ON THE

SITE.

AND THEY'RE TRYING TO

EVALUATE THE COSTS.

IT IS HARD BECAUSE YOU

ALSO NEED TO THINK ABOUT

YOUR INCOME.

WHAT IF YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO

HAVE IT?

I'M STILL WEIGHING MY

OPTIONS, BUT RIGHT NOW AS AN

INDIVIDUAL, THE PENALTY FOR

NOT HAVING INSURANCE IS MUCH

CHEAPER THAN PAYING A

PREMIUM.

Reporter: PRESIDENT

OBAMA'S DIPLOMATIC OUTREACH

TO RUN COULD GET HARDER.

CONGRESS IS MOVING FORWARD

WITH TOUGHER U.S. ECONOMIC

SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN'S

NUCLEAR PROGRAM.

THIS COMES AFTER THE FIRST

CONTACT BETWEEN THE TWO

LEADERS IN MORE THAN 30

YEARS.

IN JULY, THE HOUSE ADOPTED

PENALTIES THAT WENT INTO

EFFECT AND WILL GO INTO

EFFECT NEXT YEAR.

THAT GIVES THE WHITE HOUSE

ONLY A FEW WEEKS TO SEE

WHETHER IRAN REALLY CHANGES

ITS COURSE UNDER PRESIDENT

ROUHANI.

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU FOUGHT

BACK AGAINST IRAN'S CHARM

OFFENSIVE.

HE WARNED THAT IRAN'S

NUCLEAR PROGRAM IS AS

DANGEROUS AS EVER, AND AS

CHRIS MITCHELL REPORTS, HE

PLEDGED ISRAEL WILL NEVER

ALLOWING IRAN TO GET A

NUCLEAR BOMB.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,

ISRAEL WILL NEVER AC

ACQUIESCE TO NUCLEAR ARMS IN

THE HANDS OF A ROGUE REGIME

THAT REPEATEDLY PROMISES TO

WIPE US OFF THE MAP.

AGAINST SUCH A THREAT,

ISRAEL WILL HAVE NO CHOICE

BUT TO DEFEND ITSELF.

I WANT THERE TO BE NO

CONFUSION ON THIS POINT.

ISRAEL WILL NOT ALLOW IRAN

TO GET NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

IF ISRAEL IS FORCED TO STAND

ALONE, ISRAEL WILL STAND

ALONE.

Reporter: IRAN CALLED

THE SPEECH INFLAMMATORY, BUT

NETANYAHU SAID IF IRAN GETS

A NUCLEAR WEAPON, IT WOULD

BE LIKE 50 NORTH KOREAS.

AND HE ALSO WARNED ABOUT

IRAN'S CHARM OFFENSIVE AND

SMILE CAMPAIGN, LAUNCHED BY

ITS NEW PRESIDENT, HASAN

ROUHANI.

I KNOW ROUHANI DOESN'T

SOUND LIKE ACHMED

AHMADINEJAD, BUT WHEN IT

COMES TO IRAN'S NUCLEAR

WEAPONS PROGRAM, THE ONLY

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THEM IS:

ACHMED AHMADINEJAD WAS A

WOLF IN WOLF'S CLOTHING.

ROUHANI IS A WOLF IN SHEEP'S

CLOTHING, A WOLF WHO THINKS

HE CAN PULL THE WOOL OVER

THE EYES OF THE

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY.

Reporter: NETANYAHU

DECLARED A NUCLEAR IRAN

REPRESENTED NOT ONLY AN

THREAT TO ISRAEL, BUT ALSO A

CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO

THE UNITED STATES AND

WESTERN POWERS.

HE ARGUED SANCTIONS MUST BE

KEPT IN PLACE.

HE ALSO INVOKED THE BIBLICAL

PROPHET AMOS.

IN OUR TIME, THE BIBLICAL

PROPHECIES ARE BEING

REALIZED.

AS THE PROPHET AMOS SAID,

THEY SHALL REBUILD RUINED

CITIES AND IN HABIT THEM.

THEY SHALL PLANT VINEYARDS

AND DRINK THEIR WINE.

THEY SHALL TURN GARDENS AND

EAT THEIR FRUITS.

AND I WILL PLANT THEM UPON

THEIR SOIL, NEVER TO BE

UPROOTED AGAIN.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE

PEOPLE OF ISRAEL HAVE COME

HOME NEVER TO BE UPROOTED

AGAIN.

Reporter: CHRIS

MITCHELL, CBN NEWS,

JERUSALEM.

THE FIRST GROUP OF

INSPECTORS ARE NOW IN SYRIA

TO OVERSEE THE DESTRUCTION

OF THE COUNTRY'S CHEMICAL

WEAPONS.

THE INTERNATIONAL TEAM MUST

COMPLETE THE TASK OF

FINDING, DISMANTLING, AND

DESTROYING THE ESTIMATED

1,000 TON ARS SHALL.

1,000 TON ARSENAL.

THE PROHIBITION FOR CHEMICAL

WEAPONS IS USING THEIR

ROUTES.

SYRIA AGREED TO SURRENDER

ITS CHEMICAL WEAPONS

STOCKPILES AFTER PRESIDENT

OBAMA AGREED TO A DEAL MADE

BY THE RUSSIANS.

AFTER THREE WEEKS OF

FIGHTING BETWEEN PHILIPPINE

REBELS AND THE CITY, THE

FIGHTING IN ZAMBOANGA IS

OVER.

AND NOW THEY ARE HELPING

RESIDENTS MOVE FORWARD.

AREA CHURCHES ARE WORKING

WITH CBN TO HELP THE MOST OF

MUSLIM VICTIMS.

LUCILLE TALUSIN REPORTS FROM

ZAMBOANGA.

Reporter: CRISTINA IS

STILL SHAKEN AS SHE RECOUNTS

HOW GOD MIRACULOUSLY SAVED

HER FROM BEING HOSTAGE AT

THE HEIGHT OF THE FIGHTING.

SHE WENT UP TO HER ROOM TO

LEFT, WHEN THE M.L.S.

MUSLIM REBELS BURST INTO HER

BOARDING HOUSE AND TOOK HER

THREE HOUSE MATES.

I CRIED OUT TO GOD TO

HELP ME AND SURRENDERED

EVERYTHING TO HIM.

AFTER TWO DAYS, I MANAGED TO

GET OUT OF THE HOUSE AND

LEAVE THE PLACE BY

PRETENDING TO BE MUSLIM.

Reporter: CHRISTINA NOW

STAYS AT THEIR CHURCH.

HER PASTOR ALSO SHARES THE

HORRIFYING ACCOUNTS OF HER

RELATIVES, WHO WERE HELD

HOSTAGE FOR MORE THAN A

WEEK.

THEY SAID THEY WERE

ORDERED TO WALK UNDER THE

HEAT OF THE SUN.

AND THEY BEHEADED THEM WITH

THEIR MACHETES THOSE WHO

BECAME WEAK, AND THREW THE

DEAD BODIES IN THE HOUSES

THEY BURNED.

Reporter: IN THE MIDST

OF THE CRISIS IN THEIR CITY,

THE PASTOR AND HER HUSBAND

SHOULDERED THE BURDEN OF

CARING FOR THE SUFFERING

REFUGEES, ESPECIALLY THE

INFANTS.

PASTOR YOLI IS GRATEFUL TO

PARTNER WITH CBN.

WE NOW HAVE 130 EVACUEES,

BUT WE DON'T HAVE THE

CAPABILITY TO SUPPLY ALL OF

THEIR NEEDS.

AND THAT IS WHY WE ARE VERY

HAPPY WHEN CBN CAME TO

ZAMBOANGA, AND EMPOWERED US

TO HELP OUR COMMUNITIES.

WE WERE ABLE TO GIVE FOOD

NOT ONLY TO THE EVACUEES,

BUT ALSO TO THE MILITARY AS

WELL.

Reporter: MOST OF THE

PEOPLE ARE IN THE MUSLIM

DOMINATED VILLAGES, AND THAT

IS WHY THE CHURCH VOLUNTEERS

HERE ARE HAPPY TO HAVE BEEN

GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO

SERVE THEM AND SHARE WITH

THEM THE LOVE OF CHRIST.

OUR CITY IS FACING A

DIFFICULT CRISIS, BUT GOD'S

PURPOSE STILL PREVAILS.

WHAT THE ENEMY MEANT FOR

EVIL, GOD TURNS INTO GOOD.

IT IS A TIME FOR GOD'S LOVE

TO SHINE.

Reporter: LUCILLE

TALUSSIN, CBN NEWS,

ZAMBOANGA, PHILIPPINES.

PAT, THIS MORNING I WAS

READING MATTHEW 5, WHERE

JESUS INSTRUCTS HIS

DISCIPLES TO LOVE THEIR

ENEMIES.

AND WHAT WE'RE SEEING IS

THAT THE WORK OF CHRISTIANS

AND CBN.

Pat: NO QUESTION.

THAT'S THE WAY IT IS

SUPPOSED TO BE WHEN YOU'RE

FOLLOWING THE LORD'S

TEACHING.

WENDY WAS OVER THERE LAST

SUMMER?

Wendy: JUST LAST

SUMMER, WE WERE WALKING

THROUGH THE STREETS OF

ZAMBOANGA.

IT IS ONE OF THE MOST

BEAUTIFUL PARTS OF THE

PHILIPPINES, BUT IT IS ALSO

THE MOST TERRIFYING FOR THE

PEOPLE AND THE RESIDENTS.

THEY BEHEAD PEOPLE.

THE MUSLIM ISLAMIC SPIRIT IS

SO TANGIBLE IN THAT AREA OF

THE PHILIPPINES, AND THEY

REALLY NEED OUR PRAYERS.

Pat: WHAT DID YOU FIND

OUT ABOUT THOSE PEOPLE?

ARE THEY CRAZY?

Wendy: THEY'RE POOR.

AND THEY'RE DRAWN TO THIS

CAUSE.

IT IS SORT OF LIKE A GANG.

THEY CAN GET MONEY.

THEY CAN GET FOOD.

THEY HAVE A FAMILY.

AND THEN THE BIGGER PICTURE

IS THEY CAN SAY, OH, WE WANT

AN INDEPENDENT MUSLIM

STATE.

BUT THEY'RE REALLY JUST A

BUNCH OF THUGS, AND THEY'RE

CREATING SUCH HEARTACHE FOR

THE PEOPLE OF THE

PHILIPPINES.

Pat: I HOPE THE

GOVERNMENT CAN PREVAIL, BUT

IT IS NOT EASY.

THANKS, WENDY.

WHAT'S NEXT?

Wendy: IT CAN WIPE OUT

AN ENTIRE COASTLINE AND

STRIKE WITHOUT HARDLY ANY

WARNING.

IT IS NOT IF, IT'S WHEN.

IT WILL HAPPEN AGAIN.

AND WE'VE GOT TO BE PREPARED

FOR THAT.

Wendy: MEET THE MEN AND

WOMEN WHO ARE PROTECTING US

FROM TSUNAMIS, NEXT.

COMING UP LATER, THE

LEFT-HANDED FLAME THROWER.

WITH THAT YOUNG MAN, HIS

CHARACTER IS GREAT AND HIS

ABILITY IS GREAT.

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME

LATELY.

Wendy: HE TALKS ABOUT

BASEBALL AND HIS OTHER

PASSIONS.

IT HAS GIVEN ME A HUGE

PERSPECTIVE ON LIFE.

Pat: TSUNAMIS, DREADED

WAVES THAT TRAVEL AT ABOUT

500 MILES AN HOUR AND ROAR

ACROSS OCEANS, DEVASTATING

COAST LINES.

TWO YEARS AGO, A TSUNAMI

CRUSHED JAPAN WITH WAVES

THAT TOPPED 130 FEET.

IN 2004, A TSUNAMI KILLED

MORE THAN 200,000 PEOPLE, AS

YOU KNOW, IN THE BONDAACHI

AREA IN SUMATRA AND

INDONESIA.

THAT ONE WAS AS POWERFUL AS

23,000 ATOMIC BOMBS.

AND COAST LINES AROUND THE

WORLD LIVE IN FEAR BECAUSE

TSUNAMIS COULD HIT AT ANY

MOMENT.

AND SO IS THE UNITED STATES

READY FOR SUCH A DISASTER?

MARK MARTIN WENT TO ALASKA

TO FIND OUT.

Mark: DECEMBER 26th,

2004, A MAGNITUDE 9

EARTHQUAKE GENERATES THE

WORLD'S DEADLIEST TSUNAMI IN

RECORDED HISTORY.

THE QUAKE HAPPENED AROUND

7:00 IN THE MORNING.

BY NOON, THE INDONESIAN

TSUNAMI KILLED MORE THAN

230,000 PEOPLE.

AS HUGE WAVES FLOODED COAST

LINES AROUND THE INDIAN

OCEAN BASIN.

IT WAS A WAKEUP CALL FOR

SCIENTISTS.

ONE OF THE THINGS WE

LEARNED FROM THAT IS ALL

COASTAL AREAS, NO MATTER

WHAT WE CONSIDER A THREAT,

SHOULD BE PR PROTECTED BY A

TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM.

Reporter: SCIENTISTS

NOW ALSO MONITOR THE EAST

COAST, THE GULF COAST,

PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGINIA

ISLANDS.

ALL POTENTIAL TARGETS.

AFTER THE INDONESIAN

TSUNAMI, THE STATION

STATIONED TWO SCIENTISTS AT

EACH STATION.

THE TECHNOLOGY TO MONITOR

TSUNAMIS HAS IMPROVED

DRAMATICALLY SINCE 2004,

THANKS IN PART TO NEW

FORECASTING SOFTWARE AND

COMPUTER TECHNIQUES.

ACCURACY AND WARNINGS HAVE

IMPROVED.

WHEN I FIRST STARTED HERE

IN 1986, OUR REQUIREMENT WAS

TO GET WARNINGS OUT IN 15

MINUTES.

TODAY WE AVERAGE LESS THAN

THREE MINUTES, RIGHT AT

THREE MINUTES, FOR OR

RESPONSE CAPABILITIES, FOR

EVENTS THAT ARE NEAR U.S. OR

CANADIAN AREAS.

Reporter: ONE EXAMPLE

OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY THAT

HAS IMPROVED WARNING SPEED

AND ACCURACY IS TH DART.

DART STANDS FOR DEEP OCEAN

ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING OF

TSUNAMI.

BEFORE THE 2004 TSUNAMI,

ONLY SIX BUOYS FLOATED IN

THE OCEAN.

NOW THE U.S. HAS CLOSE TO

40.

THEY CAN MEASURE A TSUNAMI

WAVE AS SMALL AS ONE

CENTIMETRE IN THE OPEN

OCEAN.

THE INFORMATION IS SENT BACK

TO A WARNING CENTER, WHERE

SCIENTISTS USE COMPUTER

TECHNOLOGY TO PROCESS IT AND

THEN ISSUE A FORECAST.

TODAY WE CAN DO A MUCH

BETTER JOB OF SAYING YOUR

WAVE IS GOING TO ARRIVE IN

TWO HOURS, 35 MINUTES,

APPROXIMATELY, AND IT IS

GOING TO BE THREE FEET

HIGH.

Reporter: NO MATTER HOW

SOPHISTICATED THE

TECHNOLOGY, IF PEOPLE IGNORE

THE WARNINGS, LIVES WILL BE

LOST.

THAT'S WHERE EDUCATION COMES

IN.

AS THE NOAH TSUNAMI PROGRAM

MANAGER FOR THE ALASKA

REGION, IT IS CINDY'S JOB TO

GET THE WARNING OUT.

WE SPENT A LOT OF TIME

WITH THE CHILDREN AND THE

SCHOOLS.

BECAUSE WE LEARNED THAT

CHILDREN ARE THE BEST

TEACHERS.

WE REALLY WORK WITH THE KIDS

AS MUCH AS WE CAN, BECAUSE

THE KIDS WILL CHALLENGE

TEACH LIAR PARENTS.

Reporter: LESSONS

INCLUDE IN YOU FEEL THE

GROUND SHAKING, DUCK, COVER,

AND COUNT FOR 20 SECONDS.

IF YOU'RE NEAR THE OCEAN,

EVACUATE QUICKLY.

WE HAVE, IN JAPAN'S CASE,

IN 2011, LESS THAN TWO

MINUTES WHEN THE WAVE WAS

ACTUALLY ARRIVING.

SO YOU HAVE TO KNOW WHAT TO

DO IMMEDIATELY, AS SOON AS

YOU FEEL THE GROUND

SHAKING.

Reporter: SCIENTISTS

SAY A GOOD RULE TO FOLLOW IS

HEAD 100 FEET ABOVE SEA

LEVEL OR A MILE INLAND.

DON'T WAIT FOR WARNINGS.

NO COMMUNITY IS

TSUNAMI-PROOF, BUT

POPULATION CENTERS CAN

BECOME WHAT IS CALLED

TSUNAMI READY.

I'M HERE IN STUART, ALASKA,

WHERE CITY LEADERS HAVE SET

THE EXAMPLE IN MAKING SURE

RESIDENTS ARE PREPARED.

DAVID

IS A RETIRED FIRE

CHIEF OF STUART.

HIS COMMUNITY BECAME TSUNAMI

READY BY COMMUNICATING

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS.

IT IS NOT IF, IT'S WHEN.

IT WILL HAPPEN AGAIN.

AND WE'VE GOT TO BE PREPARED

FOR THAT.

THERE IS AN EARTHQUAKE EVERY

DAY IN THE STATE OF ALASKA

SOME PLACE.

Reporter: AROUND TOWN

YOU'LL FIND SIRENS, AND

SIGNS MARKING THE TSUNAMI

EVACUATION ROUTE.

EMERGENCY MANAGERS HERE TAKE

IT VERY SERIOUSLY.

THESE ARE THE GUYS THAT

MAKE THE PROGRAM WORK.

ANNUALLY WE DO A LIVE TEST

EVERY YEAR TO COINCIDE WITH

THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE GREAT

QUAKE IN 1964.

Reporter: MARCH 1964, A

LARGE EARTHQUAKE DESTROYED

THE COASTLINE.

W.C.CASEY WAS 12 YEARS OLD

AT THE TIME, AND EVACUATED

WITH HIS FAMILY.

MY DAD, ACTUALLY,

AFTERWARDS, SAID AS WE WERE

GOING THROUGH THE BOAT

HARBOR AREA AND UP THE HILL,

HE ACTUALLY SAW THE

TIDALWAVE COMING BEHIND US.

ANY COASTAL COMMUNITY, IT IS

DEVASTATING, THE POWER AND

THE AWESOMENESS OF A

TSUNAMI.

IT IS AMAZING WHAT THAT

POWER WILL DO IN REGARDS TO

INFRASTRUCTURE AND PEOPLE

LIKE ANTS IN A TSUNAMI.

Reporter: THAT'S WHY

SCIENTISTS WORK TO HONE

THEIR TSUNAMI FORECASTING

SKILLS, AND ENCOURAGE

COASTAL DWELLERS AND

VISITORS TO GET EDUCATED

ANDHEE AND HEED THE

WARNINGS.

MARK MARTIN, CBN NEWS.

Pat: WENDY, THE BIG ONE

IS GOING TO AIM RIGHT HERE.

Wendy: VIRGINIA BEACH?

Pat: THE EAST COAST,

NEW YORK, MIAMI,

PHILADELPHIA, ALL UP AND

DOWN THE COAST.

THERE IS A MOUNTAIN IN THE

CAPE VERDE ISLANDS, AND

THERE IS A VOLCANIC ACTIVITY

GOING ON, AND PART OF THIS

THING IS BEGINNING TO

SEPARATE.

IT IS JUST A QUESTION OF HOW

SOON IT BREAKS OFF, AND WHEN

IT GOES INTO THE OCEAN, IT

WILL BE A MONSTEROUS

TSUNAMI.

Wendy: OH, MY GOODNESS,

AND THOSE PICTURES ARE

TERRIFYING.

Pat: IT WILL BE AT,

SAY, 500 MILES AN HOUR, AND

SEVERAL HOURS AND IT WILL

GET HERE.

IT WILL WIPE OUT VIRGINIA

BEACH, WIPE OUT MIAMI.

NEW YORK WILL BE FLOODED

TERRIBLY.

IT WILL BE A MONSTER.

BUT THAT'S THE ONE PEOPLE

SHOULD REALLY BE AWARE OF.

IT IS NOT STUART, ALASKA.

Wendy: I WAS THINKING A

TICKING TIME BOMB, BUT WE

DON'T KNOW WHEN IT IS GOING

TO GO OFF.

Pat: THEY DON'T KNOW.

BUT THEY OUGHT TO HAVE

SEISMOLOGISTS WATCHING THAT

THING EVERY SECOND BECAUSE

WHEN IT BREAKS, IT'S OVER.

Wendy: I LIVE 20 MILES

INLAND, SO, OF COURSE, WE'RE

SAFE, BUT FOR THE PEOPLE WHO

LIVE ALONG THE COAST --

Pat: I FIGURED IF AN

ASTEROID HIT US, THE WAVE

WOULD BE ABOUT 4500 FEET

HIGH.

SO I'VE GOT A PLACE THAT IS

300 FEET HIGHER.

Wendy: I HOPE YOU HAVE

SOME EXTRA ROOM.

Pat: YOU'RE WELCOME.

Wendy: THANK YOU.

ALL RIGHT, WELL, UP NEXT, AN

INTERVIEW WITH PUBLIC ENEMY

NUMBER ONE.

WHEN YOU GET ON THAT

MOUND, YOUR MECHANICS, YOUR

PITCHES, IT IS JUST ABOUT

COMPUTING AND GETTING THAT

BATTER OUT.

THAT'S REALLY ALL THAT

MATTERS.

Wendy: FIND OUT WHAT

MATTERS MOST OFF THE MOUND

TO DODGERS CLAYTON KERSHAW.

AND THEN...WE'LL "BRING IT

ON" WITH YOUR E-MAIL

QUESTIONS, SO DON'T GO

AWAY.

Wendy: WELL, IN

BASEBALL, THERE IS AN OLD

SAYING, "PITCHING WINS

CHAMPIONSHIPS."

IF THAT'S TRUE, IT IS GOOD

NEWS FOR THE LOS ANGELES

DODGERS BECAUSE THEY BOAST

ONE OF THE BEST PITCHERS IN

THE GAME.

LEFHANDED FLAME THROWER,

CLAYTON KERSHAW.

WE SPOKE WITH THE ACE ABOUT

LIFE ON THE HILL AND PUBLIC

ENEMY NUMBER ONE.

I LOVE BASEBALL.

I HAVE A HUGE PASSION TO

PLAY THE GAME.

I WAS GIVEN A GIFT TO THROW

A BASEBALL.

I DIDN'T DO ANYTHING TO

DESERVE THAT.

I DIDN'T DO ANYTHING TO EARN

THAT.

I THINK I'M IN THE PLACE

WHERE I SHOULD BE RIGHT

NOW.

Reporter: RIGHT NOW,

CLAYTON KERSHAW'S PLACE IS

AMONG THE GAME'S ELITE.

HE IS A CONTENDER FOR THE CY

YOUNG AWARD.

HE IS THE SECOND YOUNGEST

PLAYER IN BASEBALL HISTORY

TO ACHIEVE ALL THREE IN THE

SAME SEASON.

FANS AND MEDIA OFTEN COMPARE

THE LEFT-HANDED

FLAME-THROWER TO

HALL-OF-FAMER SANDY KOUFAX.

THE BEST POSSIBLE ADVICE

THAT SAND SANDY KOUFAX HAS

GIVE TO YOU?

JUST COMPETE.

WHEN YOU GET ON THAT MOUND,

YOUR PITCHES, IT IS JUST

ABOUT COMPETING AND GETTING

THAT BATTER OUT.

THAT'S ALL THAT MATTERS.

Reporter: TO COMPETE,

CLAYTON STARTED THROWING

WITH BETTER CONTROL OF HIS

PITCHERS.

THE DRAMATIC IMPROVEMENT

EARNED HIM A NEW CONTRACT IN

THE SEASON.

BUT IT IS THE 25-YEAR-OLD'S

INTEGRITY THAT IS CATCHING

LEAGUE-WIDE ATTENTION.

WHEN YOU JUDGE A PLAYER,

YOU THINK ABOUT HIS

CHARACTER.

AND WITH THAT YOUNG MAN, THE

CHARACTER IS GREAT, AND HIS

ABILITY IS GREAT.

AND THAT'S SOMETHING

SPECIAL.

IT'S JUST, LORD, BE WITH

ME.

WINNING AND LOSING ISN'T THE

IMPORTANT THING.

HE IS NOT WORRIED ABOUT THE

OUTCOME OF THE GAME.

HE IS WORRIED ABOUT HOW I

REFLECT HIM.

I THINK EVERY TIME YOU PITCH

AND YOU GO ON THAT MOUND,

YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND IT IS

FOR HIM.

HE GOES PITCH TO PITCH,

BATTER TO BATTER, INNING TO

INNING, WHERE DO YOU FIND

YOUR VALUE?

BASEBALL IS SO

PERFORMANCE-BASED, WHAT HAVE

YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY.

IT IS A LOT OF PRESSURE.

BUT IF YOUR LIFE IS GIVEN TO

GOD AND JESUS, THERE IS

REALLY NO PRESSURE.

AT THE END OF THE DAY, YOUR

LIFE IS IN HI CONTROL.

Reporter: IT ANCHORED

HIS QUICK LEARNING CURVE AT

A YOUNG AGE.

ADJUSTING AS AN 18-YEAR-OLD,

AND PLAYING TO MAJOR LEAGUE

EXPECTATIONS AT 20.

HE FOUND PRACTICAL HELP WHEN

RELEASING THE DAILY

CHALLENGES OF HIS NEW

CAREER.

I WAS WORRIED ABOUT SO

MANY DIFFERENT THINGS, AND

ANXIOUS ABOUT SO MANY

DIFFERENT THINGS, AND SAYING

GOD IS ONLY THERE WHEN I

REALLY NEED HIM.

BUT HE IS IN CONTROL OF

EVERYTHING.

THAT IS A HARD PICTURE FOR

US TO GRASP.

BUT HE IS IN EVERY ASPECT OF

OUR LIVES.

SOONER OR LATER HE'LL GET IN

THERE.

Reporter: IT WAS JUST A

MATTER OF TIME BEFORE

CLAYTON MARRIED HIS JUNIOR

HIGH SWEETHEART, ELLEN.

AND THEY HAVE A MISSION OF

COMPASSION THAT HAS BECOME

LIFE CHANGING.

AMAZING HOW FAR A LITTLE

DIRT CAN GO.

IN CLAYTON'S CASE, IT

COMBINES TWO OF HIS

WORLD'S.

THE ONE RIGHT HERE, WHICH IS

QUICKLY EMERGING AS HIS

PLATFORM, AND THE OTHER A

HALF MILE AWAY, ON THE BACK

DIRT ROADS IN AFRICA.

WHERE CLAYTON HAS COME

ALONGSIDE ELLEN'S WORK WITH

ORPHANS IN AFRICA.

CLAYTON DONATES $500 FOR

EVERY STRIKEOUT HE THROWS

THIS SEASON.

HE GAVE ME BASEBALL, AND

HE GAVE HER AFRICA.

WHEN I GO OVER THERE, I JUST

SEE HER IN HER ELEMENT.

IT HAS GIVEN ME A HUGE

PERSPECTIVE ON LIFE.

YOU GO OVER THERE AND YOU

SEE THE KIDS, AND YOU SEE

HOW JOYFUL THE PEOPLE ARE

OVER THERE.

TWO DIRTS, ONE PASSION, BUT

IT PRETTY SPECIAL.

Reporter: THE DODGERS'

PITCHING ACE CALLS BASEBALL

A STAGE, GIVING HIM ROOM TO

MAKE A MEANINGFUL PITCH.

THERE HAS GOT TO BE MORE

TO GOING TO YOUR NINE TO

FIVE JOB EVERY DAY,ORY GOING

TO THE MOUND.

THERE HAS GOT TO BE A

PURPOSE, AND A REASON WE'RE

HERE.

IT IS FOR THE GLORY OF GOD.

UNTIL YOU KIND OF GRASP THAT

AND UNDERSTAND THAT THIS

LIFE IS A GIFT, AND THE ONLY

REASON WE'RE HERE IS BECAUSE

HE WANTS US TO BE, AND

LIVING OUT HIS FAITH, AND

LIVING OUT OUR FAITH IN

HIM.

Wendy: ONLY 25 AND SO

MUCH WISDOM.

INCREDIBLE.

TO HEAR MORE FROM THE

KERSHAWS, YOU CAN CHECK OUT

THEIR BOOK, CALLED "ARISE,

LIVE OUT YOUR DREAMS AND

FAITH ON WHATEVER FIELD YOU

FIND YOURSELF."

AND IT IS AVAILABLE WHEREVER

BOOKS ARE SOLD.

WHAT AN OUTSTANDING MAN.

Pat: HE REALLY IS.

Wendy: AND I JUST FOUND

OUT THAT THE DODGERS ARE

PLAYING THE FLAMES --

ACTUALLY, THE PRODUCER TOLD

ME THAT.

Pat: ARE YOU A BASEBALL

FAN?

Wendy: I LOVE TO GO TO

THE BASEBALL PARK.

LIKE WRIGLEY FIELD.

IT IS FUN.

BUT I GO FOR THE HOTDOGS AND

THE POPCORN AND THE COTTON

CANDY.

Pat: ALL RIGHT.

WE'VE GOT SOME QUESTIONS

COMING, I GUESS.

Wendy: IS IT TIME.

Pat: THAT'S WHAT IT

SAYS.

Wendy: LET'S DO IT,

THEN.

WILLIAM -- OKAY, WILLIAM

WRITES, "IF A CHRISTIAN

DENIES CHRIST IN THE FAITH

OF DEATH AND WAS KILLED

ANYWAY, WOULD THEY LOSE

THEIR SALVATION?"

INTERESTING QUESTION.

Pat: PEOPLE ASK ALL OF

THESE QUESTIONS -- IF YOU'RE

REALLY WALKING WITH THE

LORD, YOU'RE NOT GOING TO BE

DENIED.

BUT THE CHANCES THAT

SOMETHING COULD HAD UNDER

PRESSURE, TORTURE, THAT

SOMEBODY COULD DENY THE

LORD -- I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO

SAY.

I FEEL GOD IS MERCIFUL.

I THINK IF YOU WERE

TORTURED OUT OF YOUR MIND,

THE FACT THAT YOU BLURTED

OUT SOME STATEMENT, I DON'T

THINK GOD IS GOING TO TAKE

HEAVEN AWAY FROM YOU BECAUSE

OF IT.

I DON'T KNOW.

I REALLY DON'T.

BECAUSE THE MARTYRS IN THE

NEW TESTAMENT TIME WERE PUT

TO THE SWORD, THEY WERE

KILLED WITH THE SWORD, THEY

HAD TERRIBLE THINGS HAPPEN

TO THEM, AND THEY NEVER

DENIED THE LORD.

SO I THINK THE THING WE NEED

TO DO IS SETTLE IT IN OUR

MIND, WHATEVER HAPPENS,

WE'RE GOING TO STAY TRUE TO

THE LORD.

OUR PROBLEM IS NOT SO MUCH

DENYING HIM BEFORE WE DIE,

IT IS DENYING HIM IN THE

MIDDLE OF A CROWD OF

COCKTAIL DRINKERS WHO ARE

MAKING FUN OF OUR FAITH.

THAT'S THE THINGS WE FACE IN

OUR WORLD, NOT TORTURE AND

DEATH.

Wendy: I WOULD LIKE TO

THINK IF I EVER WAS IN THE

SITUATION, GOD'S GRACE WOULD

BE SUFFICIENT AND IT IS

SUFFICIENT, AND THAT I

WOULDN'T DENY HIM.

HOPEFULLY THAT WOULD BE THE

CASE.

JOHN WRITES, "RECENTLY I

HEARD SOME PREACHERS SAY GOD

IS NOT SOVEREIGN.

NOW MY PASTORS AND CHURCH

MEMBERS ARE BEGINNING TO

BELIEVE THIS.

WHAT SHOULD I DO?"

Pat: OF COURSE GOD IS

SOVEREIGN, BUT AT THE SAME

TIME, GOD, IN HIS GRACE, HAS

PERMITTED US TO HAVE FREE

WILL.

I DON'T KNOW IF THEY'RE

PLAYING ON WORDS.

BUT GOD IS OBVIOUSLY

SOVEREIGN.

HE IS ALMIGHTY.

HE CAN DO ANYTHING HE

WANTS.

THE ONLY THING HE WON'T DO

IS DENY HIMSELF.

THAT WOULD CONTRADICT HIS

OWN NATURE.

HE WILL CERTAINLY OVERRIDE

YOUR FREE WILL IF HE SO

CHOOSES.

BUT HE ENABLES US TO HAVE

FREE WILL.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT THESE

PREACHERS ARE TALKING ABOUT

BECAUSE I DIDN'T HEAR THE

SERMON.

Wendy: PETER

WRITES, "IS IT POSSIBLE TO

HAVE A DEMON INSIDE OF ME

THAT IS SUFFOCATING MY WILL

TO PRAY AND READ THE BIBLE.

I FEEL LIKE I HAVE A PYTHON

WRAPPED AROUND ME AND IT IS

SQUEEZING THE LIFE OUT OF MY

BODY.

PLEASE PRAY FOR ME BECAUSE

I'M A RETCHED SINNER TRYING

TO GET RIGHT WITH GOD."

Pat: I HEARD OF ONE

SINNER WHO ENCOUNTERED A

PYTHON SPIRIT, AND THIS WAS

A DEMONIC FORCE.

Wendy: I'VE HEARD OF

THAT, TOO.

Pat: CAN A CHRISTIAN BE

DEMON-POSSESSED?

WELL, IF YOUR SPIRIT IS

POSSESSED BY JESUS, YOU CAN

BE OPPRESSED, BUT I DON'T

KNOW, AGAIN, WITH JUST A

COUPLE OF LINES TO TALK

ABOUT SOMETHING OF THAT

MAGNITUDE.

BUT PEOPLE CAN BE POSSESSED

WITH SOME KIND OF A DEMONIC

SPIRIT THAT, INDEED, WOULD

BE CHOKING THE LIFE OUT OF

THEM, AND KEEPING THEM FROM

PRAYING AND KEEPING THEM

FROM WORSHIPPING THE LORD.

DEEP MONDEMONS ARE THERE.

NO QUESTION ABOUT IT.

Wendy: KATRINA WRITES,

"I HEARD MANY PEOPLE SAY GOD

HELPS THEM WHO HELP

THEMSELVES.

IS THIS BIBLICAL, AND WHAT

DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT

THAT?"

Pat: IT DOESN'T SAY ANY

SUCH THING.

WAS THAT POOR RICHARD'S

ALMANAC?

Wendy: I THINK SO.

IT HAS BEEN AROUND FOR A

LONG TIME.

Pat: IT SOUNDS GOOD,

GOD HELPS THOSE WHO HELP

THEMSELVES.

THERE IS A CERTAIN TRUTH TO

IT, BUT IT IS NOT BIBLICAL.

WE'RE TO TOTALLY TRUST GOD

AND NOT RELY ON OURSELVES.

IF WE THINK WE'RE GOING TO

BRING SOMETHING BY OUR

EFFORT, WE'RE DENYING THE

POWER OF GOD.

THAT IS ANYTHING BUT

BIBLICAL.

Wendy: A VIEWER WRITES,

"MY HUSBAND AND I HAVE BEEN

TOGETHER ON AND OFF FOR

SEVEN YEARS.

WE GOT BACK TOGETHER AND

DECIDED TO GET MARRIED.

HOWEVER, I HAD AN AFFAIR A

FEW MONTHS BEFORE MY

WEDDING.

I WAS IN A BAD PLACE AT THE

TIME, AND I HAVE SINCE

PRAYED AND ASKED GOD FOR

FORGIVENESS.

BUT CAN I BE FORGIVEN?

I REALIZE NOW THAT MY

HUSBAND IS MY SOULMATE."

Pat: DEAR LADY, YOU'RE

A MESS.

OF COURSE YOU CAN BE

FORGIVEN.

LOOK AT MARY MAGDALENE.

SHE SUPPOSEDLY WAS A

PROSTITUTE, AND SHE HAD

DEMONS IN HER, AND THEY WERE

CAST OUT.

AND YET SHE WAS THE ONE WHO

SAW THE LORD AFTER HIS

RESURRECTION.

OF COURSE WE CAN BE

FORGIVEN, BUT YOU NEED TO

GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER.

YOU'VE BEEN HAVING ON AND

OFF AFFAIRS AND DOING ALL OF

THESE OTHER THINGS.

BUT JESUS SAID TO THE WOMAN

AT THE WELL, NEITHER DO I

CONDEMN YOU.

I'M NOT GOING TO CONDEMN

YOU.

HE SAID, YOU'VE HAD FIVE

HUSBANDS.

THE ONE YOU'VE GOT NOW ISN'T

YOUR HUSBAND -- HE WAS VERY

COMPASSIONATE ON SEXUAL SINS

AND CONFUSION LIKE THIS.

Wendy: YEAH.

AMEN.

DEBBIE WRITES, "IS IT OKAY

TO HAVE INSTRUMENTS IN A

CHURCH SERVICE.

I FIND THEM DISTRACTING."

SHE DIDN'T SAY WHAT KIND OF

INSTRUMENTS.

Pat: THE BIBLE SAYS

PRAISE THE LORD WITH THE SIM

CYMBOLS AND THE HARP.

IS IT OKAY TO HAVE THAT IN

THE CHURCH?

SURE IT IS.

IS IT DISTRACTING?

I DON'T KNOW.

Wendy: I CAN'T

IMAGINE.

Pat: OF COURSE, IF THE

PEOPLE CAN'T PLAY THE DUMB

THINGS, THAT MAKES A

DIFFERENT.

SOME OF THIS STUFF THAT THEY

CALL WORSHIP, YOU KNOW,

DRIVES ME BONKERS.

IT GOES ON AND ON AND ON.

Wendy: I WISH I KNEW

WHICH INSTRUMENTS SHE'S

TALKING ABOUT.

BECAUSE SOMETIMES THE DRUMS

OR SOMETHING CAN BE TOO

LOUD.

Pat: OH, YEAH, IF YOU

HAVE A BIG DRUMMER BANGING

AWAY, BUT PRAISING WITH THE

CRIM SYMBOLS AND THCYMBOLS

AND THE HARP IS IN THE

BIBLE.

Wendy: THAT'S IT FOR

"BRING IT ON."

A COUPLE RELOCATES ONLY TO

FIND THEIR NEW TOWN HAD NO

JOBS.

HEAR HOW A GIFT HELPED THEM

GET BY, NEXT.

COMING UP...

I KNEW THAT I WAS DRAWN

TO IT.

Wendy: AN INSATIABLE

ADDICTION.

I THOUGHT, WOW, THIS IS

SOMETHING ELSE.

I WANT TO SEE MORE.

Wendy: ONE HE COULDN'T

CONTROL.

AT HOME, I WAS A

MISERABLE PORN ADDICT.

Wendy: HOW HE FOUND

FREEDOM.

NOTHING ELSE IS GOING TO

WORK.

Wendy: LATER, ON

TODAY'S "THE 700 CLUB."

WELCOME BACK TO "THE 700

CLUB."

SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND

TEACHERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

ARE EXPECTED TO PROMOTE L.G.

B.D. HISTORY MONTH TO

STUDENTS DURING OCTOBER.

THE PACIFIC JUSTICE

INSTITUTE HAS ISSUED A

WARNING TO PARENTS.

THEY SAY GAY HISTORY IN

SCHOOLS IS INAPPROPRIATE,

POINTING TO THE MAIN WEBSITE

FOR THE HISTORY MONTH, WHICH

HIGHLIGHTS HISTORICAL

FIGURES IN THE MOVEMENT.

AMONG THE USUAL ACTIVISTS

AND CELEBRITIES ARE

INDIVIDUALS WHO'S WORK IS

AS EX-RATED.

THEY INCLUDE A BY SEXUAL

EROTIC FICTION AUTHOR.

KENYA'S PRESIDENT IS VOWING

TO KEEP HIS TROOPS TO HELP

BATTLE AL-SHABAAB.

THEY CLAIM RESPONSIBILITY

FOR THAT DEADLY ATTACK IN AN

NAIROBI SHOPPING MALL.

al-SHABAAB SAID IT WAS IN

RETALIATION FOR THEM SENDING

TROOPS IN 2011.

THE GROUP WARNS THERE WILL

BE MORE ATTACKS UNLESS KENYA

WITHDRAWS.

KENYA'S PRESIDENT SAYS THEY

PLAN TO INVESTIGATE WHERE

THERE WAS SECURITY LAPSES SO

THEY CAN PREVENT FUTURE

ATTACKS.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

GOING TO OUR WEBSITE AT

CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND WENDY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

LEGEND BYTE

Wendy: WELCOME BACK.

WELL, BOB AND TERESA

CAMPBELL HAD A DREAM OF WHAT

THEIR PERFECT LIFE WOULD

LOOK LIKE.

THEN REALITY SET IN, AND THE

COUPLE FOUND THEMSELVES

HOMELESS AND DOWN TO THEIR

LAST FEW DOLLARS.

Reporter: MARY IN NORTH

CAROLINA IS A PICTURESQUE@f

TOWN LOCATED@n IN THE

FOOTHILLS OF THE APPALACHIAN

MOUNTAINS.

BUZZ AND TRE TERESA ALWAYS

WANTED TO LIVE THERE.

SO BUZZ QUIT THIS JOB AND

THEY MOVED TO THE AREA.

THEY DIDN'T KNOW MANY OF THE

FAMILIES WERE STRUGGLING

WITH FACTORY CLOSURES.

BUZZ AND TERESA ENDED UP

LIVING IN A TENT.

EVERYTHING JUST RAN OUT.

WE COULDN'T FIND WORK.

WE DIDN'T KNOW WHERE OUR

NEXT MEAL WAS COMING FROM.

WE'RE GOING TO BE OKAY.

WE STARTED BRAINSTORMING AND

THINKING, WHAT CAN WE DO?

WHERE ARE WE GOING TO GO?

WE'RE HURTING PHYSICALLY AND

EMOTIONALLY, AND GOD WAS

DRAWING US TO HIM THE WHOLE

TIME.

Reporter: THE

CAMPBELL'S FOUND "OPERATION

BLESSING" PARTNER VICTORY

MINISTRY.

AFTER GETTING FOOD THERE,

BUZZ AND TERESA ATTENDED ONE

OF THE CHURCH'S SUNDAY

SERVICES.

THE WAY GOD REALLY GOT MY

ATTENTION WAS WE WERE DOWN

TO OUR LAST $10.

AND I WAS LED TO GIVE HALF

OF THAT INTO THE MINISTRY.

Reporter: WHEN BUZZ LET

GO OF THAT $5, I JUST SEEN A

PEACE AND A CALMNESS COME

OVER HIS LIFE.

AND I'M THINKING, LORD, IF

YOU HAVE EVER, EVER BLESSED

A MAN, I'M ASKING YOU RIGHT

NOW BLESS THAT MAN AND DO IT

IMMEDIATELY.

Reporter: BO ABOUT A

WEEK LATER, BUZZ LANDED A

JOB WORKING AT A DAY PROGRAM

WORKING WITH PEOPLE WITH

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL

CHALLENGES.

HE NOW SERVES THERE AS A

DIRECTOR.

TODAY THEY VOLUNTEER WITH

THE MINISTRY, GIVING OUT

FOOD TO OTHER FAMILIES IN

NEED.

THE FOOD FROM "OPERATION

BLESSING" IS IMMENSELY

IMPORTANT TO THIS

COMMUNITY.

WE'VE BEEN BLESSED TO BLESS

OTHERS.

JESUS INTENDED US TO PUT HIS

BLESSINGS TO USE IN THE

LIVES OF OTHERS.

WHEN YOU TURN YOUR LIFE

OVER TO THE LORD, YOU CAN'T

GO ANYWHERE BUT UP.

Wendy: WHEN YOU JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB," YOU'RE

HELPING PEOPLE LIKE BUZZ AND

TERESA GET BACK OWNER THEIR

FEET, SO THEY CAN THEN, IN

TURN, BE A BLESSING TO

OTHERS.

WELL, HOW DO YOU DO THAT?

JUST GO TO YOUR PHONES RIGHT

NOW AND GIVE US A CALL,

1-800-759-0700, AND SAY,

YES, I WANT TO MAKE A

DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF

PEOPLE THAT ARE HURTING, AND

HELP TAKE THE GOSPEL TO THE

ENDS OF THE EARTH.

WHEN YOU DO THAT, WE'VE GOT

A VERY SPECIAL GIFT FOR YOU

RIGHT NOW.

IT IS PAT'S NEW TEACHING

CALLED "HOW SHALL WE NOW

LIVE?"

BIBLICAL ANSWERS TO THE TOP

QUESTIONS THAT PEOPLE ARE

ASKING TODAY.

WE WANT YOU TO HAVE THIS AS

OUR GIFT TO YOU.

AGAIN, IT IS JUST $20 A

MONTH, 65 CENTS A DAY.

PRETTY GOOD DEAL, PAT.

Pat: SURE IT.

Wendy: UP NEXT, A

LOVING HUSBAND WHO LIVED A

DOUBLE LIFE.

EVERYBODY THOUGHT, HEY,

JOHN, HE IS JUST A GREAT

CHRISTIAN GUY.

HE HAS A WALK YOU CAN

EMULATE.

BUT AT HOME I WAS A

MISERABLE PORN ADDICT.

Wendy: FIND OUT HOW HE

CONCONQUERED HIS ADDICTION

ONCE AND FOR ALL, NEXT.

Pat: ON THIS PROGRAM, I

HAVE SAID REPEATEDLY, AND I

SAY IT AGAIN, THE IMPACT OF

THE PHOTOGRAPHS OR PICTURES

OF SCANTILY-CLAD OR NAKED

WOMEN ON AN 8-YEAR-OLD OR

9-YEAR-OLD BOY ARE

PROFOUND.

THEY ARE ABSOLUTELY LIFE

ALTERING.

YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND IT

UNLESS YOU KNOW WHAT YOU'RE

TALKING ABOUT, AND I DO.

BUT AT AN AGE WHEN MOST KIDS

ARE STARTING TO GET INTO

SPORTS OR GAMES OR HOBBIES,

JOHN SCHNEIDER WAS GETTING

HOOKED INTO SOMETHING ELSE.

PORNOGRAPHY.

YOU SEE, IT JUST TOOK JOHN

ONE GLIMPSE AT HIS EARLY

AGE, AND THIS THING WAS

IMPRINTED IN HIS MIND, AND

HE BECAME HOOKED.

AND EVERYBODY THOUGHT,

HEY, JOHN IS JUST A GREAT

CHRISTIAN GUY.

HE HAS GOT A WALK YOU CAN

EMULATE.

BUT AT HOME I WAS A

MISERABLE PORN ADDICT.

Reporter: JOHN

SCHNEIDER'S BATTLE WITH PORN

ADDICTION STARTED AS A YOUNG

BOY WHEN A FRIEND BROUGHT A

MAGAZINE TO SCHOOL.

I KNEW THAT I WAS DRAWN

TO IT.

AND WHEN I KIND OF CAUGHT MY

FIRST GLIMPSE, I THOUGHT,

WOW, THIS IS SOMETHING

ELSE.

I WANT TO SEE MORE.

IT PUT ME ON A PATH, AND I

REALIZED THAT THIS HAD POWER

OVER ME.

Reporter: HE GREW UP IN

A CHRISTIAN HOME, BUT THAT

WASN'T ENOUGH TO STOP HIS

SECRET FASCINATION WITH

PORNOGRAPHY.

I DIDN'T HAVE THE

RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD TO

KIND OF GIVE ME THAT MORAL

COMPASS THAT WOULD STEER ME

IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.

SO I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO

SWITCH OFF THAT URGE, SWITCH

OFF THAT DESIRE.

THERE WAS THIS BAD THING

THAT I WASN'T SUPPOSED TO

LOOK AT.

BUT AT THE SAME TIME, THERE

WAS THIS PART OF ME SAYING,

I REALLY LIKE THIS.

AND SO I MUST BE BAD.

AND SO IT PUTS THIS WEDGE OF

SHAME BETWEEN ME AND GOD AS

IT RELATED TO MY OWN

SEXUALITY.

Reporter: AS JOHN

ENTERED HIGH SCHOOL, GUILT

AND SHAME TOOK A HEAVY

TOLL.

I WAS EXPERIENCING,

YOU KNOW, SUICIDAL

TENDENCIES, AND THINGS LIKE

THAT.

ALCOHOL, PORNOGRAPHY, THOSE

BECAME MY CRUTCHES.

THAT'S HOW I DEALT WITH THE

EMOTIONAL PAIN I WAS FEELING

IN THAT TIME IN MY LIFE.

I REALLY DIDN'T LIKE THE

PERSON THAT I WAS.

BECAUSE THE PERSON THAT

EVERYBODY ELSE LIKED WASN'T

THE PERSON THAT I SAW WHEN I

LOOKED IN THE MIRROR.

WHEN I WOULD LOOK IN THE

MIRROR, I WOULD SEE MY

FAULTS, I WOULD PICK MYSELF

APART.

Reporter: HIS MOTHER

GAVE HIM A BIBLE, AND

EVENTUALLY HE BEGAN READING

IT.

SUDDENLY THE WORD OF GOD

BECAME ALIVE TO ME.

AND IT STARTED TO MINISTER

TO THE WOUNDS AND IT STARTED

TO MINISTER TO THE QUESTIONS

I HAD AS A TEEN.

THAT WAS THE START OF MY

RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.

THAT STARTED TO CHANGE

THINGS IN A VERY POWERFUL

WAY.

Reporter: HE SAYS HE

WAS ABLE TO AVOID LOOKING AT

PORNOGRAPHY FOR MONTHS AT A

TIME, BUT IN HIS 20s, WHEN

INTERNET PORNOGRAPHY BECAME

MORE ASSESS SABLEIBLE, HE

FELL EVEN DEEPER.

THERE WAS A GREATER

PERVERSION THAT WAS OPENING

UP IN MY HEART AND KIND OF

CORRUPTING MY MIND AND, YOU

KNOW, JADING ME TO THINGS

THAT NOBODY SHOULD EVER LOOK

AT.

I WAS ADDICTED.

THERE WAS HARDLY A DAY GOING

BY -- IT WAS STARTING TO

AFFECT MY WORK AND OTHER

AREAS OF MY LIFE.

OBVIOUSLY, IT WAS A DOWNWARD

SPIRAL OF SELF-ESTEEM.

IT IS THIS VICIOUS CYCLE

THAT A LOT OF ADDICTS GET

INTO.

THEY FEEL HORRIBLE ABOUT

THEMSELVES, SO THEY MEDICATE

WITH THEIR ADDICTION.

BUT THEN THE ADDICTION MAKES

THEM FEEL WORSE ABOUT

THEMSELVES.

SO THE CYCLE JUST

PERPETUATES ITSELF.

I WAS ABSOLUTELY STUCK RIGHT

THERE.

I KNEW I WAS ADDICTED.

I KNEW THAT EVERYTHING I HAD

TRIED WASN'T WORKING.

I THINK I HAD PRETTY MUCH

GOTTEN TO A POINT OF DISPAIR

AT THAT POINT, WHERE I FELT

LIKE, CAN I EVER BE FREE?

WILL I EVER BE FREE?

WHAT'S IT GOING TO TAKE TO

BE FREE FROM THIS?

Reporter: HE JOINED

ACCOUNTABILITY GROUPS AND

BECAME ACTIVE IN THIS

CHURCH.

HE EVEN CONFESSED TO HIS

GIRLFRIEND, LISA, BUT HE

SAYS HE WAS STILL TRAPPED.

I STARTED TO SAY, I HAVE

TO GET FREE FROM THIS.

I WANTED FREEDOM FROM SIN.

AND SO I WAS TRYING

EVERYTHING THAT I KNEW HOW

TO DO AT THAT POINT TO

FORSAKE THIS SIN, BUT IT'S A

SPIRITUAL PROBLEM, FIRST AND

FOREMOST.

THE DEVIL HAS BEEN DOING

THIS FOR A LONG TIME,

TEMPTING PEOPLE FOR A LONG

TIME, AND HE KNOWS HOW TO

EXPLOIT US AND PUSH OR

BUTTONS.

SO I HAD HEART WOUNDS AND

HEART NEEDS, AND IT NEEDED

TO BE FLIPPED ON ITS EAR

BEFORE I WOULD EVER START TO

WALK IN REAL FREEDOM.

Reporter: JOHN MARRIED

LISA, BUT HIS STRUGGLE WITH

PORNOGRAPHY CONTINUED INTO

THEIR MARRIAGE.

HE SAYS IT WAS FINALLY

ACCEPTING GOD'S LOVING GRACE

THAT SET HIM ON THE PATH TO

FREEDOM.

I COMMITTED MYSELF TO

SEEKING THE FACE OF THE LORD

AND TO HAVE HIM MINISTER THE

TRUTH THAT I NEEDED IN MY

HEART IN ORDER TO SEE ME SET

FREE.

GOD WAS RESTORING THE PERSON

ALMOST, IN A SENSE, BEFORE

HE WAS EVEN DEALING WITH THE

SIN.

HE WAS GIVING ME WHAT I

NEEDED IN ORDER TO BE ABLE

TO WALK AWAY FROM IT AS A

WHOLE PERSON AGAIN.

Reporter: AFTER YEARS

OF ADDICTION, JOHN FINALLY

SAW PERMANENT CHANGES.

THERE IS A PROCESS OF

HEALING THE HEART THAT

ABSOLUTELY HAS TO TAKE PLACE

BECAUSE IF THAT HEART ISN'T

HEALED, NOTHING ELSE IS

GOING TO WORK.

SO GOD TAUGHT ME, YOU KNOW

WHAT, WHEN YOU LOOK IN THE

MIRROR, SEE YOURSELF AS I

SEE YOU.

BECAUSE I CREATED YOU WITH A

PURPOSE.

I CREATED YOU PERFECT.

I'M SO HAPPY WITH YOU.

I'M SO PROUD OF YOU.

Reporter: JOHN IS AN

AUTHOR AND PUBLIC SPEAKER

WHO NOW HELPS OTHER MEN FIND

FREEDOM FROM PORNOGRAPHY

ADDICTION LIKE HE DID,

THROUGH THE LOVE AND GRACE

OF GOD.

I'M A NEW CREATION IN

CHRIST.

OLD THINGS PASSED AWAY, OLD

THINGS HAVE BECOME NEW.

SO I GET TO ENJOY ALL OF THE

BENEFITS OF BEING A NEW

CREATION.

I GET TO ENJOY THE BENEFITS

OF FELLOWSHIP WITH HIM.

THERE IS FREEDOM, REAL

FREEDOM, WHERE YOU CAN ENJOY

YOUR LIFE, NOT

WHITE-KNUCKLING YOUR SIN FOR

THE REST OF YOUR LIFE AND

JUST, YOU KNOW, WORKING ON

SIN MANAGEMENT.

I DON'T BELIEVE IN SIN

MANAGEMENT.

I BELIEVE YOU CAN ACTUALLY

WALK IN FREEDOM FROM THIS

SIN.

Pat: WHAT A TESTIMONY.

YOU KNOW, YOU AND I HAVE

THREE PARTS: WE'VE GOT A

BODY, WHICH HAS CERTAIN

URGES AND DESIRES, SEX,

FOOD, DRINK, AND SO FORTH.

WE HAVE A SOUL, WHICH IS A

COMBINATION OF OUR BODY AND

OUR SPIRIT, AND EGO IS THE

PART OF US THAT WANTS TO

MANIPULATE THE OUTSIDE

WORLD.

AND THEN WE HAVE A SPIRIT.

AND THE SPIRIT IS WHAT POR

TAKES OF THE THINGS OF GOD

AND IS JOINED WITH THE

SPIRIT OF GOD.

GOD WILL PUT HIS SPIRIT

WITHIN US.

AND THAT SPIRIT CAN THEN

BREAKTHROUGH TO THE SOUL AND

THEN BREAKTHROUGH TO THE

BODY AND CAN TAKE OVER.

AND IF WE'RE LED BY THE

SPIRIT OF GOD, WE'RE THE

SONS OF GOD.

AND IT'S THAT LEADING THAT

WILL SET YOU FREE.

BUT YOU NEED TO LET YOUR

SPIRIT COME IN TOUCH WITH

THE SPIRIT OF GOD.

AND THEN THE SPIRIT OF GOD

TO FILL YOU WHEREVER YOU

ARE.

THIS IS REALITY.

AND IF ALL YOU DO IS TRY TO

BEAT THIS THING ON A

PSYCHOLOGICAL LEVEL, YOU

WON'T MAKE IT.

YOU -- THE SOULISH MAN

RECEIVES NOT THE THINGS OF

THE SPIRIT OF GOD.

THEY'RE FOOLISHNESS TO HIM.

SO IT WON'T WORK.

WHAT IS NEEDED IS A DEEP

MOVING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

WITH YOUR SPIRIT, JOINED

TOGETHER, TO CAST OUT THESE

THINGS.

IF YOU WANT TO BE FREE,

WE'LL START BY ASKING THE

SPIRIT OF GOD TO COME INTO

YOUR HEART RIGHT NOW.

TO TRANSFORM YOU FROM

WITHIN.

PRAY THIS WITH ME RIGHT

NOW.

LORD JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT,

PRAY WITH ME.

COME INTO MY HEART.

MAY THE SPIRIT OF GOD MOVE

UPON MY SPIRIT AND JOIN WITH

MY SPIRIT.

I GIVE YOU MY HEART, AND I

RECEIVE YOUR DEATH FOR ME

AND YOUR CLEANSING FROM

SIN.

AND FROM THIS MOMENT ON,

LORD, I AM YOURS.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU.

IF ANYBODY IS IN CHRIST, HE

IS A NEW CREATION.

OLD THINGS ARE PASSED AWAY.

BEHOLD, ALL HAS BECOME NEW.

THE BIBLE SAYS HOW CAN A MAN

CLEANSE HIS WAY?

BY TAKING HEED THERE TO,

ACCORDING TO THY WORD.

FEED YOUR SPIRIT ON THE WORD

OF GOD.

I WANT YOU TO CALL, IF YOU

PRAYED WITH ME JUST THEN.

I'LL GIVE YOU SOME

LITERATURE THAT WILL HELP

YOU WITH THIS MATTER.

IT'S A TOLL-FREE NUMBER.

1-800-759-0700.

WELL, TOMORROW COPS ARE

RAIDING THE HOME OF

FAMILIES.

WHY?

BECAUSE THEY DARE TO EDUCATE

THEIR CHILDREN AT HOME.

WE'LL TELL YOU THE SHOCKING

STORY ON THURSDAY.

AND WE LEAVE YOU TODAY WITH

THESE WORDS FROM HEBREWS:

"NOW FAITH IS THE SUBSTANCE

OF THINGS HOPED FOR, THE

EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT

SEEN."

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING

WITH US ON THIS EDITION OF

"THE 700 CLUB."

REMEMBER, OUR TELEPHONES ARE

AVAILABLE.

IF THEY'VE BEEN BUSY FOR ANY

REASON, THEY'LL BE AVAILABLE

ALL DAY LONG, EVEN THOUGH

THIS PROGRAM IS NOT ON THE

AIR, THE PHONES ARE THERE.

IT IS TOLL-FREE,

1-800-759-0700.

SO FOR WENDY AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON, AND

WE WILL SEE YOU TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

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