Better Together LIVE | Episode 33 | TBN

Better Together LIVE | Episode 33

Watch Better Together LIVE | Episode 33
May 13, 2020
25:29

Essential workers pull endless hours. Sudden job loss impacts thousands of others. How can we help? In times of crisis; we must learn how to give and receive. | TBN Prayer Line: 1-888-731-1000

Closed captions

Better Together LIVE | Episode 33

Show timecode
Hide timecode
  • - Laurie: TO THOSE OF YOU
  • 00:00:03.139 --> 00:00:04.107
  • - Laurie: TO THOSE OF YOUWORKING COUNTLESS HOURS ON THE
  • 00:00:04.107 --> 00:00:05.508
  • WORKING COUNTLESS HOURS ON THEFRONTLINES, WE WANT TO THANK YOU
  • 00:00:05.508 --> 00:00:07.076
  • FRONTLINES, WE WANT TO THANK YOUFOR KEEPING OUR COMMUNITIES SAFE
  • 00:00:07.076 --> 00:00:09.345
  • FOR KEEPING OUR COMMUNITIES SAFEAND FOR THE MILLIONS NOT WORKING
  • 00:00:09.345 --> 00:00:10.913
  • AND FOR THE MILLIONS NOT WORKINGRIGHT NOW, WE'RE PRAYING FOR YOU
  • 00:00:10.913 --> 00:00:14.117
  • RIGHT NOW, WE'RE PRAYING FOR YOUAND GOD WILL PROVIDE.
  • 00:00:14.117 --> 00:00:15.251
  • AND GOD WILL PROVIDE.TODAY WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT HOW
  • 00:00:15.251 --> 00:00:16.652
  • TODAY WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT HOWTO GIVE AND TO RECEIVE CARE WHEN
  • 00:00:16.652 --> 00:00:17.387
  • TO GIVE AND TO RECEIVE CARE WHENWE NEED IT THE MOST.
  • 00:00:17.387 --> 00:00:21.190
  • WE NEED IT THE MOST.COME ON, JOIN US.
  • 00:00:21.190 --> 00:00:38.574
  • - Jamie: YOU KNOW, ONE OF THE
  • 00:00:41.544 --> 00:00:42.812
  • - Jamie: YOU KNOW, ONE OF THETHINGS THAT WE SEE AS CHRISTIANS
  • 00:00:42.812 --> 00:00:44.247
  • THINGS THAT WE SEE AS CHRISTIANSIS THAT WE ARE TO CARE FOR THOSE
  • 00:00:44.247 --> 00:00:45.248
  • IS THAT WE ARE TO CARE FOR THOSEAROUND US.
  • 00:00:45.248 --> 00:00:46.482
  • AROUND US.JESUS SPENT SO MUCH OF HIS
  • 00:00:46.482 --> 00:00:48.618
  • JESUS SPENT SO MUCH OF HISMINISTRY CARING FOR THE LEAST OF
  • 00:00:48.618 --> 00:00:49.352
  • MINISTRY CARING FOR THE LEAST OFTHESE AND CARING FOR THOSE THAT
  • 00:00:49.352 --> 00:00:52.488
  • THESE AND CARING FOR THOSE THATNEEDED HIM.
  • 00:00:52.488 --> 00:00:53.956
  • NEEDED HIM.AND IN THIS WEIRD, UNPRECEDENTED
  • 00:00:53.956 --> 00:00:55.558
  • AND IN THIS WEIRD, UNPRECEDENTEDCRAZY SEASON WE'RE IN WITH
  • 00:00:55.558 --> 00:00:56.559
  • CRAZY SEASON WE'RE IN WITHCOVID-19, A GLOBAL PANDEMIC, ONE
  • 00:00:56.559 --> 00:00:59.462
  • COVID-19, A GLOBAL PANDEMIC, ONEOF MY FAVORITE THINGS I'VE SEEN
  • 00:00:59.462 --> 00:01:02.131
  • OF MY FAVORITE THINGS I'VE SEENSO FAR ARE COMMUNITIES AND
  • 00:01:02.131 --> 00:01:04.100
  • SO FAR ARE COMMUNITIES ANDORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS
  • 00:01:04.100 --> 00:01:06.402
  • ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALSAND CHURCHES RISING UP TO THE
  • 00:01:06.402 --> 00:01:07.437
  • AND CHURCHES RISING UP TO THETASK OF CARING FOR THOSE AROUND
  • 00:01:07.437 --> 00:01:09.539
  • TASK OF CARING FOR THOSE AROUNDTHEM.
  • 00:01:09.539 --> 00:01:10.773
  • THEM.CARING FOR THOSE AROUND THEM
  • 00:01:10.773 --> 00:01:11.374
  • CARING FOR THOSE AROUND THEMTHAT HAVE LOST JOBS,
  • 00:01:11.374 --> 00:01:14.644
  • THAT HAVE LOST JOBS,THAT ARE NOW WORKING SO OFTEN.
  • 00:01:14.644 --> 00:01:17.847
  • THAT ARE NOW WORKING SO OFTEN.I MEAN I HAVE NEIGHBORS WHO BOTH
  • 00:01:17.847 --> 00:01:19.382
  • I MEAN I HAVE NEIGHBORS WHO BOTHOF THEM ARE NURSES.
  • 00:01:19.382 --> 00:01:22.418
  • OF THEM ARE NURSES.SO THEY'RE BOTH HAVING TO WORK.
  • 00:01:22.418 --> 00:01:23.186
  • SO THEY'RE BOTH HAVING TO WORK.RIGHT NOW, EVEN IN TIMES WHEN
  • 00:01:23.186 --> 00:01:25.021
  • RIGHT NOW, EVEN IN TIMES WHENSOME OF US ARE WISHING WE COULD
  • 00:01:25.021 --> 00:01:26.823
  • SOME OF US ARE WISHING WE COULDGO BACK INTO OUR QUOTE UNQUOTE
  • 00:01:26.823 --> 00:01:29.225
  • GO BACK INTO OUR QUOTE UNQUOTENORMAL LIVES, WE HAVE SO MANY
  • 00:01:29.225 --> 00:01:30.560
  • NORMAL LIVES, WE HAVE SO MANYPEOPLE IN THE WORLD, ESSENTIAL
  • 00:01:30.560 --> 00:01:31.727
  • PEOPLE IN THE WORLD, ESSENTIALWORKERS, WHO ARE GIVING AND
  • 00:01:31.727 --> 00:01:34.330
  • WORKERS, WHO ARE GIVING ANDGIVING AND GIVING.
  • 00:01:34.330 --> 00:01:35.231
  • GIVING AND GIVING.RECENTLY I SAW A REALLY COOL
  • 00:01:35.231 --> 00:01:35.898
  • RECENTLY I SAW A REALLY COOLTHING IN MY CITY.
  • 00:01:35.898 --> 00:01:36.866
  • THING IN MY CITY.AUSTIN, TEXAS.
  • 00:01:36.866 --> 00:01:38.835
  • AUSTIN, TEXAS.THERE'S A COMPANY HERE CALLED
  • 00:01:38.835 --> 00:01:40.203
  • THERE'S A COMPANY HERE CALLEDAUSTIN COUCH POTATOES, COOL
  • 00:01:40.203 --> 00:01:41.104
  • AUSTIN COUCH POTATOES, COOLNAME, RIGHT?
  • 00:01:41.104 --> 00:01:45.708
  • NAME, RIGHT?THEY MAKE FURNITURE.
  • 00:01:45.708 --> 00:01:46.342
  • THEY MAKE FURNITURE.THERE WAS A STORY ON THEM
  • 00:01:46.342 --> 00:01:47.777
  • THERE WAS A STORY ON THEMRECENTLY.
  • 00:01:47.777 --> 00:01:48.444
  • RECENTLY.OUR CHURCH WAS TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:01:48.444 --> 00:01:50.746
  • OUR CHURCH WAS TALKING ABOUTTHEM.
  • 00:01:50.746 --> 00:01:52.181
  • THEM.WHEN EVERYTHING SHUT DOWN HERE
  • 00:01:52.181 --> 00:01:53.516
  • WHEN EVERYTHING SHUT DOWN HEREIN AUSTIN, THEY DISCOVERED.
  • 00:01:53.516 --> 00:01:54.217
  • IN AUSTIN, THEY DISCOVERED.THIS IS SO CRAZY, RIGHT?
  • 00:01:54.217 --> 00:01:55.551
  • THIS IS SO CRAZY, RIGHT?THEY DISCOVERED THAT THE SAME
  • 00:01:55.551 --> 00:01:57.420
  • THEY DISCOVERED THAT THE SAMEMATERIAL THAT THEY WOULD USE
  • 00:01:57.420 --> 00:01:59.188
  • MATERIAL THAT THEY WOULD USEWHEN THEY WOULD SEW THE BACK OF
  • 00:01:59.188 --> 00:02:01.591
  • WHEN THEY WOULD SEW THE BACK OFTHE COUCH, THE PILLOWS TOGETHER,
  • 00:02:01.591 --> 00:02:02.792
  • THE COUCH, THE PILLOWS TOGETHER,WAS PART OF THE SAME MATERIAL
  • 00:02:02.792 --> 00:02:05.294
  • WAS PART OF THE SAME MATERIALTHAT WAS USED FOR ESSENTIAL
  • 00:02:05.294 --> 00:02:06.329
  • THAT WAS USED FOR ESSENTIALWORKERS IN HOSPITALS IN THEIR
  • 00:02:06.329 --> 00:02:09.031
  • WORKERS IN HOSPITALS IN THEIRMASK.
  • 00:02:09.031 --> 00:02:09.799
  • MASK.SO WHEN THEY WERE ASKED TO
  • 00:02:09.799 --> 00:02:10.800
  • SO WHEN THEY WERE ASKED TOSHOULD DOWN THEIR FURNITURE
  • 00:02:10.800 --> 00:02:12.668
  • SHOULD DOWN THEIR FURNITURESTORE, THEY DECIDED TO BEGIN
  • 00:02:12.668 --> 00:02:14.437
  • STORE, THEY DECIDED TO BEGINMAKING MASKS.
  • 00:02:14.437 --> 00:02:16.005
  • MAKING MASKS.AND THEY HAVE BEEN DOING THAT
  • 00:02:16.005 --> 00:02:17.840
  • AND THEY HAVE BEEN DOING THATFOR THE LAST COUPLE OF MONTHS.
  • 00:02:17.840 --> 00:02:19.041
  • FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF MONTHS.AND I JUST GOT AN UPDATE THIS
  • 00:02:19.041 --> 00:02:19.809
  • AND I JUST GOT AN UPDATE THISMORNING, SO FAR THEY'VE MADE
  • 00:02:19.809 --> 00:02:23.346
  • MORNING, SO FAR THEY'VE MADE120.000 MASKS AND 150.000
  • 00:02:23.346 --> 00:02:25.248
  • 120.000 MASKS AND 150.000HOSPITAL GOWNS.
  • 00:02:25.248 --> 00:02:31.320
  • HOSPITAL GOWNS.AND I JUST HEAR THINGS LIKE THAT
  • 00:02:31.320 --> 00:02:32.088
  • AND I JUST HEAR THINGS LIKE THATAND THINK, LOOK AT THE WAY THIS
  • 00:02:32.088 --> 00:02:32.855
  • AND THINK, LOOK AT THE WAY THISCOMPANY SAW A NEED AND THEY SAID
  • 00:02:32.855 --> 00:02:33.456
  • COMPANY SAW A NEED AND THEY SAIDHOW CAN WE GIVE BACK?
  • 00:02:33.456 --> 00:02:35.625
  • HOW CAN WE GIVE BACK?HOW CAN WE HELP?
  • 00:02:35.625 --> 00:02:37.260
  • HOW CAN WE HELP?AND RIGHT NOW, WE SEE THAT ALL
  • 00:02:37.260 --> 00:02:37.994
  • AND RIGHT NOW, WE SEE THAT ALLAROUND THE WORLD.
  • 00:02:37.994 --> 00:02:39.495
  • AROUND THE WORLD.WE SEE FAMILIES JUMPING IN TO
  • 00:02:39.495 --> 00:02:42.331
  • WE SEE FAMILIES JUMPING IN TOHELP.
  • 00:02:42.331 --> 00:02:42.899
  • HELP.WE SEE ORGANIZATIONS.
  • 00:02:42.899 --> 00:02:43.933
  • WE SEE ORGANIZATIONS.ON THE FLIP SIDE, THERE'S ALSO
  • 00:02:43.933 --> 00:02:45.067
  • ON THE FLIP SIDE, THERE'S ALSOPEOPLE WHO ARE HAVING TO RECEIVE
  • 00:02:45.067 --> 00:02:47.336
  • PEOPLE WHO ARE HAVING TO RECEIVEHELP AND CARE RIGHT NOW WHEN
  • 00:02:47.336 --> 00:02:48.137
  • HELP AND CARE RIGHT NOW WHENTHEY NOT NORMALLY WOULD BE DOING
  • 00:02:48.137 --> 00:02:49.572
  • THEY NOT NORMALLY WOULD BE DOINGTHAT.
  • 00:02:49.572 --> 00:02:50.373
  • THAT.THEY WOULD NORMALLY BE ABLE TO
  • 00:02:50.373 --> 00:02:52.275
  • THEY WOULD NORMALLY BE ABLE TOPROVIDE FOR THEIR FAMILY BUT
  • 00:02:52.275 --> 00:02:53.009
  • PROVIDE FOR THEIR FAMILY BUTCIRCUMSTANCES HAVE BEEN TOUGH
  • 00:02:53.009 --> 00:02:55.044
  • CIRCUMSTANCES HAVE BEEN TOUGHAND THEY'VE HAD TO RECEIVE CARE.
  • 00:02:55.044 --> 00:02:55.945
  • AND THEY'VE HAD TO RECEIVE CARE.AND WE'RE TRYING TO LEARN, HOW
  • 00:02:55.945 --> 00:02:57.413
  • AND WE'RE TRYING TO LEARN, HOWDO WE DO THAT WELL?
  • 00:02:57.413 --> 00:02:58.147
  • DO WE DO THAT WELL?HOW DO WE RECEIVE CARE AT THE
  • 00:02:58.147 --> 00:03:02.318
  • HOW DO WE RECEIVE CARE AT THESAME TIME?
  • 00:03:02.318 --> 00:03:03.019
  • SAME TIME?AS GIVING CARE?
  • 00:03:03.019 --> 00:03:04.687
  • AS GIVING CARE?AND I THINK THAT IT IS BEAUTIFUL
  • 00:03:04.687 --> 00:03:05.988
  • AND I THINK THAT IT IS BEAUTIFULTO LOOK AROUND AND SEE THE BODY
  • 00:03:05.988 --> 00:03:07.056
  • TO LOOK AROUND AND SEE THE BODYOF CHRIST JUMP IN AND SERVE EACH
  • 00:03:07.056 --> 00:03:08.191
  • OF CHRIST JUMP IN AND SERVE EACHOTHER.
  • 00:03:08.191 --> 00:03:09.926
  • OTHER.RUTH, I KNOW YOU'RE IN COLORADO,
  • 00:03:09.926 --> 00:03:11.260
  • RUTH, I KNOW YOU'RE IN COLORADO,AND I'M CERTAIN THERE ARE THINGS
  • 00:03:11.260 --> 00:03:12.161
  • AND I'M CERTAIN THERE ARE THINGSYOU ARE SEEING THERE THAT ARE
  • 00:03:12.161 --> 00:03:14.197
  • YOU ARE SEEING THERE THAT AREHAPPENING AS WELL.
  • 00:03:14.197 --> 00:03:16.199
  • HAPPENING AS WELL.WHAT ARE YOU SEEING AROUND YOU
  • 00:03:16.199 --> 00:03:18.134
  • WHAT ARE YOU SEEING AROUND YOUAND AROUND THE WORLD THAT IS
  • 00:03:18.134 --> 00:03:22.038
  • AND AROUND THE WORLD THAT ISHELPING YOU SEE, MAN, PEOPLE ARE
  • 00:03:22.038 --> 00:03:23.539
  • HELPING YOU SEE, MAN, PEOPLE ARESTEPPING UP TO CARE RIGHT NOW?
  • 00:03:23.539 --> 00:03:24.307
  • STEPPING UP TO CARE RIGHT NOW?- Ruth: I LIVE IN A SMALLER
  • 00:03:24.307 --> 00:03:25.274
  • - Ruth: I LIVE IN A SMALLERTOWN.
  • 00:03:25.274 --> 00:03:28.311
  • TOWN.SOMETIMES IN A SMALL TOWN YOU
  • 00:03:28.311 --> 00:03:29.212
  • SOMETIMES IN A SMALL TOWN YOUSEE PEOPLE GATHER TOGETHER.
  • 00:03:29.212 --> 00:03:29.912
  • SEE PEOPLE GATHER TOGETHER.THERE'S A MAKER'S LAB HERE.
  • 00:03:29.912 --> 00:03:31.280
  • THERE'S A MAKER'S LAB HERE.THEY IMMEDIATELY STARTED
  • 00:03:31.280 --> 00:03:32.582
  • THEY IMMEDIATELY STARTEDFUNDRAISING AND USING ALL THEIR
  • 00:03:32.582 --> 00:03:34.083
  • FUNDRAISING AND USING ALL THEIRMATERIALS AND SUPPLIES AND
  • 00:03:34.083 --> 00:03:37.086
  • MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES ANDGIFTINGS TO CREATE FULL SUITS
  • 00:03:37.086 --> 00:03:37.787
  • GIFTINGS TO CREATE FULL SUITSFOR FRONTLINE WORKERS IN THE
  • 00:03:37.787 --> 00:03:40.556
  • FOR FRONTLINE WORKERS IN THEHOSPITALS.
  • 00:03:40.556 --> 00:03:42.258
  • HOSPITALS.IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL TEAM AND
  • 00:03:42.258 --> 00:03:43.226
  • IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL TEAM ANDGROUP EFFORT LOCALLY HERE.
  • 00:03:43.226 --> 00:03:45.461
  • GROUP EFFORT LOCALLY HERE.I THINK SOMETHING THAT HAPPENS,
  • 00:03:45.461 --> 00:03:46.996
  • I THINK SOMETHING THAT HAPPENS,AND WE DON'T INTEND FOR THIS TO
  • 00:03:46.996 --> 00:03:48.164
  • AND WE DON'T INTEND FOR THIS TOHAPPEN, BUT I THINK A LOT OF
  • 00:03:48.164 --> 00:03:51.267
  • HAPPEN, BUT I THINK A LOT OFTIMES IN TIMES LIKE THIS WE GO
  • 00:03:51.267 --> 00:03:53.603
  • TIMES IN TIMES LIKE THIS WE GOTO THE INTERNET AND WE ARE SO
  • 00:03:53.603 --> 00:03:55.271
  • TO THE INTERNET AND WE ARE SOINUNDATED WITH INFORMATION THAT
  • 00:03:55.271 --> 00:03:56.872
  • INUNDATED WITH INFORMATION THATIT STARTS FEELING IMPERSONAL.
  • 00:03:56.872 --> 00:03:58.708
  • IT STARTS FEELING IMPERSONAL.THAT SOMETIMES WE GET SO
  • 00:03:58.708 --> 00:04:00.776
  • THAT SOMETIMES WE GET SOOVERWHELMED BY THE NEWS AND WE
  • 00:04:00.776 --> 00:04:02.511
  • OVERWHELMED BY THE NEWS AND WETHINK OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS AS
  • 00:04:02.511 --> 00:04:04.013
  • THINK OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS ASTHIS ONE ENTIRE GROUP RATHER
  • 00:04:04.013 --> 00:04:05.181
  • THIS ONE ENTIRE GROUP RATHERTHAN GETTING IN THERE TO
  • 00:04:05.181 --> 00:04:06.415
  • THAN GETTING IN THERE TOUNDERSTAND AND PRAY FOR PEOPLE
  • 00:04:06.415 --> 00:04:08.784
  • UNDERSTAND AND PRAY FOR PEOPLEBY NAME AND REALLY TO KNOW
  • 00:04:08.784 --> 00:04:09.685
  • BY NAME AND REALLY TO KNOWINDIVIDUAL NEEDS IN OUR
  • 00:04:09.685 --> 00:04:11.354
  • INDIVIDUAL NEEDS IN OURCOMMUNITIES.
  • 00:04:11.354 --> 00:04:12.989
  • COMMUNITIES.AND, YES, WE CAN EVEN PRAY FOR
  • 00:04:12.989 --> 00:04:14.290
  • AND, YES, WE CAN EVEN PRAY FORPEOPLE WHO DON'T LIVE IN OUR
  • 00:04:14.290 --> 00:04:15.992
  • PEOPLE WHO DON'T LIVE IN OURSTATE, IN OUR IMMEDIATE
  • 00:04:15.992 --> 00:04:16.759
  • STATE, IN OUR IMMEDIATECOMMUNITIES, BUT TO KNOW THEY
  • 00:04:16.759 --> 00:04:18.394
  • COMMUNITIES, BUT TO KNOW THEYARE PEOPLE WHO ARE WORKING LONG
  • 00:04:18.394 --> 00:04:20.062
  • ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE WORKING LONGSHIFTS.
  • 00:04:20.062 --> 00:04:21.497
  • SHIFTS.GOING HOME, HAVING TO GO THROUGH
  • 00:04:21.497 --> 00:04:22.832
  • GOING HOME, HAVING TO GO THROUGHAN ENTIRE PROCESS BEFORE THEY
  • 00:04:22.832 --> 00:04:23.966
  • AN ENTIRE PROCESS BEFORE THEYCAN EVEN SEE THEIR FAMILIES,
  • 00:04:23.966 --> 00:04:25.701
  • CAN EVEN SEE THEIR FAMILIES,THAT THE SACRIFICE THERE ISN'T
  • 00:04:25.701 --> 00:04:27.169
  • THAT THE SACRIFICE THERE ISN'TJUST THAT THERE'S A GROUP OF
  • 00:04:27.169 --> 00:04:28.571
  • JUST THAT THERE'S A GROUP OFPEOPLE WORKING, OR THEY HAVE
  • 00:04:28.571 --> 00:04:29.772
  • PEOPLE WORKING, OR THEY HAVETHEIR JOBS, NO.
  • 00:04:29.772 --> 00:04:32.108
  • THEIR JOBS, NO.THEY ARE SEEING PEOPLE BAKE LOTS
  • 00:04:32.108 --> 00:04:33.276
  • THEY ARE SEEING PEOPLE BAKE LOTSOF BREAD, BUT THEY'RE NOT BAKING
  • 00:04:33.276 --> 00:04:34.110
  • OF BREAD, BUT THEY'RE NOT BAKINGBREAD.
  • 00:04:34.110 --> 00:04:35.011
  • BREAD.THEY'RE SEEING LOTS OF FAMILIES
  • 00:04:35.011 --> 00:04:37.913
  • THEY'RE SEEING LOTS OF FAMILIESREMODELING AND GARDEN AND CREATE
  • 00:04:37.913 --> 00:04:39.915
  • REMODELING AND GARDEN AND CREATEGARDEN BEDS AND USE THIS TIME
  • 00:04:39.915 --> 00:04:41.017
  • GARDEN BEDS AND USE THIS TIMEFOR REALLY FLOURISHING THINGS IN
  • 00:04:41.017 --> 00:04:41.917
  • FOR REALLY FLOURISHING THINGS INTHEIR HOMES.
  • 00:04:41.917 --> 00:04:43.719
  • THEIR HOMES.BUT THEY'RE COMING HOME AND
  • 00:04:43.719 --> 00:04:46.722
  • BUT THEY'RE COMING HOME ANDTHEY'RE PROBABLY REALLY BEHIND
  • 00:04:46.722 --> 00:04:47.723
  • THEY'RE PROBABLY REALLY BEHINDIN LAUNDRY AND REALLY BEHIND ON
  • 00:04:47.723 --> 00:04:50.059
  • IN LAUNDRY AND REALLY BEHIND ONHOME PROJECTS.
  • 00:04:50.059 --> 00:04:50.893
  • HOME PROJECTS.SO I THINK THIS IS A REALLY
  • 00:04:50.893 --> 00:04:51.627
  • SO I THINK THIS IS A REALLYGREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR EMPATHY.
  • 00:04:51.627 --> 00:04:55.164
  • GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR EMPATHY.I LOVE ROMANS 12:15, REJOICE
  • 00:04:55.164 --> 00:04:57.133
  • I LOVE ROMANS 12:15, REJOICEWITH THOSE WHO REJOICE.
  • 00:04:57.133 --> 00:04:58.634
  • WITH THOSE WHO REJOICE.WEEP WITH THOSE WHO WEEP.
  • 00:04:58.634 --> 00:05:00.169
  • WEEP WITH THOSE WHO WEEP.AND I THINK THAT SOMETIMES IN A
  • 00:05:00.169 --> 00:05:02.004
  • AND I THINK THAT SOMETIMES IN ASOCIAL MEDIA AGE IT CAN BE
  • 00:05:02.004 --> 00:05:03.906
  • SOCIAL MEDIA AGE IT CAN BEREALLY EASY FOR US TO LOSE THE
  • 00:05:03.906 --> 00:05:06.008
  • REALLY EASY FOR US TO LOSE THEART OF EMPATHY AND JUST START
  • 00:05:06.008 --> 00:05:07.143
  • ART OF EMPATHY AND JUST STARTTHINKING, WOW!
  • 00:05:07.143 --> 00:05:08.644
  • THINKING, WOW!HOW DO WE FIX THIS PROBLEM?
  • 00:05:08.644 --> 00:05:09.712
  • HOW DO WE FIX THIS PROBLEM?HOW DO WE JUST GET OVER THIS?
  • 00:05:09.712 --> 00:05:10.379
  • HOW DO WE JUST GET OVER THIS?RATHER THAN JUST SIT IN THE
  • 00:05:10.379 --> 00:05:13.115
  • RATHER THAN JUST SIT IN THEGRIEF.
  • 00:05:13.115 --> 00:05:14.450
  • GRIEF.REJOICE WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE
  • 00:05:14.450 --> 00:05:15.685
  • REJOICE WITH PEOPLE WHO AREREJOICING BUT GRIEVE WITH THOSE
  • 00:05:15.685 --> 00:05:16.452
  • REJOICING BUT GRIEVE WITH THOSEWHO ARE GRIEVING AND FEEL WHAT
  • 00:05:16.452 --> 00:05:18.921
  • WHO ARE GRIEVING AND FEEL WHATTHEY'RE FEELING.
  • 00:05:18.921 --> 00:05:19.655
  • THEY'RE FEELING.PUT YOURSELF IN THEIR SHOES.
  • 00:05:19.655 --> 00:05:21.524
  • PUT YOURSELF IN THEIR SHOES.AND SO I THINK THIS IS AN
  • 00:05:21.524 --> 00:05:23.426
  • AND SO I THINK THIS IS ANOPPORTUNITY FOR US TO NOT GO
  • 00:05:23.426 --> 00:05:25.628
  • OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO NOT GOSTRAIGHT TO THE INTERNET FOR OUR
  • 00:05:25.628 --> 00:05:27.430
  • STRAIGHT TO THE INTERNET FOR OURINFORMATION AND STORIES, EVEN
  • 00:05:27.430 --> 00:05:29.065
  • INFORMATION AND STORIES, EVENTHOUGH THERE IS A PLACE FOR
  • 00:05:29.065 --> 00:05:30.199
  • THOUGH THERE IS A PLACE FORTHAT, OF COURSE, BUT TO MAYBE
  • 00:05:30.199 --> 00:05:30.900
  • THAT, OF COURSE, BUT TO MAYBEEVEN CHECK ON OUR NEIGHBOR.
  • 00:05:30.900 --> 00:05:32.234
  • EVEN CHECK ON OUR NEIGHBOR.TO ACTUALLY GO AND TALK TO
  • 00:05:32.234 --> 00:05:34.937
  • TO ACTUALLY GO AND TALK TOPEOPLE IN OUR OWN TOWNS TO CALL
  • 00:05:34.937 --> 00:05:36.572
  • PEOPLE IN OUR OWN TOWNS TO CALLPEOPLE UP AND HEAR THEIR STORIES
  • 00:05:36.572 --> 00:05:39.842
  • PEOPLE UP AND HEAR THEIR STORIESAND TO REALLY KNOW,
  • 00:05:39.842 --> 00:05:41.644
  • AND TO REALLY KNOW,SPECIFICALLY, HOW TO PRAY FOR
  • 00:05:41.644 --> 00:05:43.079
  • SPECIFICALLY, HOW TO PRAY FORTHAT FRIEND WHO IS PUTTING IN
  • 00:05:43.079 --> 00:05:45.581
  • THAT FRIEND WHO IS PUTTING INHOURS THAT YOU MAY NOT EVEN
  • 00:05:45.581 --> 00:05:46.582
  • HOURS THAT YOU MAY NOT EVENUNDERSTAND WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE
  • 00:05:46.582 --> 00:05:48.684
  • UNDERSTAND WHAT IT LOOKS LIKEYET.
  • 00:05:48.684 --> 00:05:49.719
  • YET.NONA, WHAT IS IT LIKE IN YOUR
  • 00:05:49.719 --> 00:05:53.189
  • NONA, WHAT IS IT LIKE IN YOURAREA?
  • 00:05:53.189 --> 00:05:54.457
  • AREA?- Nona: WELL, I'VE BEEN REALLY
  • 00:05:54.457 --> 00:05:56.425
  • - Nona: WELL, I'VE BEEN REALLYJUST INSPIRED BY THE NUMBER OF
  • 00:05:56.425 --> 00:05:58.661
  • JUST INSPIRED BY THE NUMBER OFCHURCHES THAT I'VE SEEN THAT
  • 00:05:58.661 --> 00:06:01.364
  • CHURCHES THAT I'VE SEEN THATHAVE LED VERY INTENTIONAL
  • 00:06:01.364 --> 00:06:02.765
  • HAVE LED VERY INTENTIONALPROJECTS TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY,
  • 00:06:02.765 --> 00:06:04.767
  • PROJECTS TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY,WHETHER IT'S DELIVERING
  • 00:06:04.767 --> 00:06:07.636
  • WHETHER IT'S DELIVERINGGROCERIES TO PEOPLE WHO ARE HOME
  • 00:06:07.636 --> 00:06:10.539
  • GROCERIES TO PEOPLE WHO ARE HOMEBOUND OR AS JAMIE ALLUDED TO
  • 00:06:10.539 --> 00:06:12.608
  • BOUND OR AS JAMIE ALLUDED TOEARLIER, TRYING TO GATHER
  • 00:06:12.608 --> 00:06:14.477
  • EARLIER, TRYING TO GATHERMEDICAL SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT,
  • 00:06:14.477 --> 00:06:17.513
  • MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT,NOT ONLY FOR FIRST-LINE
  • 00:06:17.513 --> 00:06:20.116
  • NOT ONLY FOR FIRST-LINEEMPLOYEES THAT ARE WORKING ON
  • 00:06:20.116 --> 00:06:21.050
  • EMPLOYEES THAT ARE WORKING ONTHIS BUT AS WELL AS FOR PEOPLE
  • 00:06:21.050 --> 00:06:23.219
  • THIS BUT AS WELL AS FOR PEOPLEIN THE COMMUNITY WHO JUST CAN'T
  • 00:06:23.219 --> 00:06:23.786
  • IN THE COMMUNITY WHO JUST CAN'TAFFORD IT.
  • 00:06:23.786 --> 00:06:25.020
  • AFFORD IT.SOMETHING I'VE BEEN THINKING
  • 00:06:25.020 --> 00:06:26.021
  • SOMETHING I'VE BEEN THINKINGABOUT A LOT IS, THE EXAMPLE OF
  • 00:06:26.021 --> 00:06:27.757
  • ABOUT A LOT IS, THE EXAMPLE OFJESUS IS, HE DIDN'T RUN AWAY
  • 00:06:27.757 --> 00:06:32.061
  • JESUS IS, HE DIDN'T RUN AWAYFROM CATASTROPHE.
  • 00:06:32.061 --> 00:06:35.398
  • FROM CATASTROPHE.HE DIDN'T RUN AWAY FROM ILLNESS.
  • 00:06:35.398 --> 00:06:37.433
  • HE DIDN'T RUN AWAY FROM ILLNESS.AS A MATTER OF FACT, WHEN PEOPLE
  • 00:06:37.433 --> 00:06:40.202
  • AS A MATTER OF FACT, WHEN PEOPLEWERE OSTRACIZED AND CAST OUTSIDE
  • 00:06:40.202 --> 00:06:41.404
  • WERE OSTRACIZED AND CAST OUTSIDEOF THE WALLS OF THE CITY BECAUSE
  • 00:06:41.404 --> 00:06:42.571
  • OF THE WALLS OF THE CITY BECAUSEOF LEPROSY OR SOMETHING LIKE
  • 00:06:42.571 --> 00:06:44.640
  • OF LEPROSY OR SOMETHING LIKETHAT, THOSE WERE THE FIRST
  • 00:06:44.640 --> 00:06:46.242
  • THAT, THOSE WERE THE FIRSTPEOPLE HE WENT TO.
  • 00:06:46.242 --> 00:06:48.310
  • PEOPLE HE WENT TO.I THINK FOR US, THIS IS REALLY
  • 00:06:48.310 --> 00:06:49.578
  • I THINK FOR US, THIS IS REALLYAN OPPORTUNITY TO PUT OUR FAITH
  • 00:06:49.578 --> 00:06:51.680
  • AN OPPORTUNITY TO PUT OUR FAITHINTO ACTION.
  • 00:06:51.680 --> 00:06:53.115
  • INTO ACTION.AND, OF COURSE, WE WANT TO DO IT
  • 00:06:53.115 --> 00:06:55.050
  • AND, OF COURSE, WE WANT TO DO ITIN A SAFE WAY, BUT WE DEFINITELY
  • 00:06:55.050 --> 00:06:56.786
  • IN A SAFE WAY, BUT WE DEFINITELYDON'T WANT TO RUN AWAY FROM THE
  • 00:06:56.786 --> 00:06:59.555
  • DON'T WANT TO RUN AWAY FROM THENEED.
  • 00:06:59.555 --> 00:07:02.091
  • NEED.SOMETHING MY OWN CHURCH WE HAVE
  • 00:07:02.091 --> 00:07:03.025
  • SOMETHING MY OWN CHURCH WE HAVEDONE, MANY CHURCHES IN OUR AREA
  • 00:07:03.025 --> 00:07:03.826
  • DONE, MANY CHURCHES IN OUR AREAHAVE DONE IS PROVIDING SCHOOL
  • 00:07:03.826 --> 00:07:05.494
  • HAVE DONE IS PROVIDING SCHOOLLUNCHES.
  • 00:07:05.494 --> 00:07:06.896
  • LUNCHES.THERE ARE A LOT OF CHILDREN WHO
  • 00:07:06.896 --> 00:07:08.464
  • THERE ARE A LOT OF CHILDREN WHOMANY PEOPLE DON'T KNOW, BUT A
  • 00:07:08.464 --> 00:07:09.498
  • MANY PEOPLE DON'T KNOW, BUT ALOT OF CHILDREN ONLY ATE AT
  • 00:07:09.498 --> 00:07:11.901
  • LOT OF CHILDREN ONLY ATE ATSCHOOL.
  • 00:07:11.901 --> 00:07:13.936
  • SCHOOL.THERE WAS NO BREAKFAST AND LUNCH
  • 00:07:13.936 --> 00:07:16.472
  • THERE WAS NO BREAKFAST AND LUNCHAT HOME, EVEN ON THE WEEKENDS,
  • 00:07:16.472 --> 00:07:18.040
  • AT HOME, EVEN ON THE WEEKENDS,THERE ARE KIDS WHO ARE TAKING
  • 00:07:18.040 --> 00:07:20.009
  • THERE ARE KIDS WHO ARE TAKINGFOOD FROM SCHOOL TO EAT OVER THE
  • 00:07:20.009 --> 00:07:21.210
  • FOOD FROM SCHOOL TO EAT OVER THEWEEKEND.
  • 00:07:21.210 --> 00:07:23.179
  • WEEKEND.SO JUST BEING MINDFUL OF THAT.
  • 00:07:23.179 --> 00:07:25.781
  • SO JUST BEING MINDFUL OF THAT.WHEN IT COMES TO GIVING CARE, I
  • 00:07:25.781 --> 00:07:28.684
  • WHEN IT COMES TO GIVING CARE, ITHINK THE COST OF ADMISSION TO
  • 00:07:28.684 --> 00:07:30.886
  • THINK THE COST OF ADMISSION TOGIVE CARE IS SIMPLY BEING AWARE
  • 00:07:30.886 --> 00:07:33.823
  • GIVE CARE IS SIMPLY BEING AWAREAND BEING OPEN TO NEED.
  • 00:07:33.823 --> 00:07:36.392
  • AND BEING OPEN TO NEED.IF THERE EVER WAS A DOWNSIDE TO
  • 00:07:36.392 --> 00:07:38.427
  • IF THERE EVER WAS A DOWNSIDE TOBEING BLESSED, I THINK ONE OF
  • 00:07:38.427 --> 00:07:40.029
  • BEING BLESSED, I THINK ONE OFTHE DOWNSIDES TO BEING BLESSED
  • 00:07:40.029 --> 00:07:40.796
  • THE DOWNSIDES TO BEING BLESSEDIS THAT IT CAN SOMETIMES MAKE
  • 00:07:40.796 --> 00:07:43.399
  • IS THAT IT CAN SOMETIMES MAKEYOU OBLIVIOUS TO NEED.
  • 00:07:43.399 --> 00:07:44.834
  • YOU OBLIVIOUS TO NEED.MY CHILDREN, I TRY TO LET THEM
  • 00:07:44.834 --> 00:07:47.169
  • MY CHILDREN, I TRY TO LET THEMKNOW THAT, LISTEN, IT'S NOT
  • 00:07:47.169 --> 00:07:49.939
  • KNOW THAT, LISTEN, IT'S NOTNORMAL THAT YOU HAVE MULTIPLE
  • 00:07:49.939 --> 00:07:51.640
  • NORMAL THAT YOU HAVE MULTIPLEREFRIGERATORS FULL OF FOOD.
  • 00:07:51.640 --> 00:07:55.044
  • REFRIGERATORS FULL OF FOOD.IT'S NOT NORMAL THAT YOU HAVE
  • 00:07:55.044 --> 00:07:55.744
  • IT'S NOT NORMAL THAT YOU HAVEYOUR OWN ROOMS AND YOUR OWN
  • 00:07:55.744 --> 00:07:57.079
  • YOUR OWN ROOMS AND YOUR OWNBATHROOMS.
  • 00:07:57.079 --> 00:07:58.647
  • BATHROOMS.THAT IS NOT THE AVERAGE
  • 00:07:58.647 --> 00:07:59.348
  • THAT IS NOT THE AVERAGEEXPERIENCE.
  • 00:07:59.348 --> 00:08:01.450
  • EXPERIENCE.AND SO JUST TRYING TO MAKE THEM
  • 00:08:01.450 --> 00:08:02.251
  • AND SO JUST TRYING TO MAKE THEMAWARE OF THAT.
  • 00:08:02.251 --> 00:08:05.120
  • AWARE OF THAT.BECAUSE ONCE YOU BECOME DULL TO
  • 00:08:05.120 --> 00:08:07.056
  • BECAUSE ONCE YOU BECOME DULL TOPEOPLE'S EXPERIENCE OF LACK, THE
  • 00:08:07.056 --> 00:08:08.924
  • PEOPLE'S EXPERIENCE OF LACK, THEABILITY TO HAVE COMPASSION
  • 00:08:08.924 --> 00:08:13.562
  • ABILITY TO HAVE COMPASSIONREALLY GETS SACRIFICED.
  • 00:08:13.562 --> 00:08:15.664
  • REALLY GETS SACRIFICED.SO IN ORDER TO GIVE CARE, YOU
  • 00:08:15.664 --> 00:08:16.599
  • SO IN ORDER TO GIVE CARE, YOUREALLY DO HAVE TO BE AWARE,
  • 00:08:16.599 --> 00:08:17.333
  • REALLY DO HAVE TO BE AWARE,YEAH, YOU MAY BE BLESSED, BUT
  • 00:08:17.333 --> 00:08:20.269
  • YEAH, YOU MAY BE BLESSED, BUTOTHERS ARE NOT.
  • 00:08:20.269 --> 00:08:21.237
  • OTHERS ARE NOT.THE FLIP SIDE OF THAT, OF
  • 00:08:21.237 --> 00:08:23.606
  • THE FLIP SIDE OF THAT, OFCOURSE, IS RECEIVING CARE.
  • 00:08:23.606 --> 00:08:24.273
  • COURSE, IS RECEIVING CARE.THAT IS HONESTLY THE BIGGER
  • 00:08:24.273 --> 00:08:25.341
  • THAT IS HONESTLY THE BIGGERSTRUGGLE FOR ME.
  • 00:08:25.341 --> 00:08:26.275
  • STRUGGLE FOR ME.EVEN IN THIS SEASON WHENEVER I
  • 00:08:26.275 --> 00:08:28.811
  • EVEN IN THIS SEASON WHENEVER IHAVE A DOWN MOMENT I'M
  • 00:08:28.811 --> 00:08:29.945
  • HAVE A DOWN MOMENT I'MCONSTANTLY THINKING ABOUT, OKAY,
  • 00:08:29.945 --> 00:08:31.747
  • CONSTANTLY THINKING ABOUT, OKAY,WHO SHOULD I BE CALLING?
  • 00:08:31.747 --> 00:08:32.948
  • WHO SHOULD I BE CALLING?WHO SHOULD I BE REACHING OUT TO?
  • 00:08:32.948 --> 00:08:35.751
  • WHO SHOULD I BE REACHING OUT TO?AND SO, IT'S DIFFICULT TO REST.
  • 00:08:35.751 --> 00:08:37.386
  • AND SO, IT'S DIFFICULT TO REST.BUT THERE HAVE BEEN PEOPLE WHO
  • 00:08:37.386 --> 00:08:38.487
  • BUT THERE HAVE BEEN PEOPLE WHOHAVE REACHED OUT TO ME
  • 00:08:38.487 --> 00:08:40.122
  • HAVE REACHED OUT TO MESIMILARLY, SAYING, HOW CAN I BE
  • 00:08:40.122 --> 00:08:41.524
  • SIMILARLY, SAYING, HOW CAN I BEA SUPPORT TO YOU?
  • 00:08:41.524 --> 00:08:42.224
  • A SUPPORT TO YOU?AND THAT'S REALLY BEEN A
  • 00:08:42.224 --> 00:08:43.425
  • AND THAT'S REALLY BEEN ABLESSING.
  • 00:08:43.425 --> 00:08:44.293
  • BLESSING.WHAT ARE YOU ALSO SEEING IN YOUR
  • 00:08:44.293 --> 00:08:47.563
  • WHAT ARE YOU ALSO SEEING IN YOURCOMMUNITY, CHRISTY?
  • 00:08:47.563 --> 00:08:48.531
  • COMMUNITY, CHRISTY?- Christy: THAT'S ONE OF THE
  • 00:08:48.531 --> 00:08:49.198
  • - Christy: THAT'S ONE OF THETHINGS THAT'S HARD FOR ME.
  • 00:08:49.198 --> 00:08:51.400
  • THINGS THAT'S HARD FOR ME.I'M A TYPE-A GO-GETTER, MOVER,
  • 00:08:51.400 --> 00:08:55.504
  • I'M A TYPE-A GO-GETTER, MOVER,SHAKER.
  • 00:08:55.504 --> 00:08:56.505
  • SHAKER.SO I THINK FOR ME, WHAT I'VE
  • 00:08:56.505 --> 00:08:57.206
  • SO I THINK FOR ME, WHAT I'VELEARNED IS THAT RECEIVING IS
  • 00:08:57.206 --> 00:08:58.374
  • LEARNED IS THAT RECEIVING ISACTUALLY HARDER FOR ME THAN
  • 00:08:58.374 --> 00:08:59.542
  • ACTUALLY HARDER FOR ME THANGIVING.
  • 00:08:59.542 --> 00:09:00.476
  • GIVING.I HAD A CRAZY EXPERIENCE, THIS
  • 00:09:00.476 --> 00:09:01.877
  • I HAD A CRAZY EXPERIENCE, THISWAS PROBABLY TEN YEARS AGO WHEN
  • 00:09:01.877 --> 00:09:03.012
  • WAS PROBABLY TEN YEARS AGO WHENI WAS ON A TRIP WITH MY
  • 00:09:03.012 --> 00:09:04.013
  • I WAS ON A TRIP WITH MYGIRLFRIENDS.
  • 00:09:04.013 --> 00:09:06.081
  • GIRLFRIENDS.IT WAS MY BACHELORETTE PARTY
  • 00:09:06.081 --> 00:09:07.182
  • IT WAS MY BACHELORETTE PARTYTRIP.
  • 00:09:07.182 --> 00:09:07.883
  • TRIP.WE WENT TO FLORIDA.
  • 00:09:07.883 --> 00:09:08.817
  • WE WENT TO FLORIDA.WENT TO THE BEACH AND WALKED
  • 00:09:08.817 --> 00:09:10.352
  • WENT TO THE BEACH AND WALKEDDOWN TO THE CAFE ONE MORNING.
  • 00:09:10.352 --> 00:09:12.421
  • DOWN TO THE CAFE ONE MORNING.MY BEST FRIEND SINCE THIRD GRADE
  • 00:09:12.421 --> 00:09:13.789
  • MY BEST FRIEND SINCE THIRD GRADEWAS WITH ME AND I WAS GETTING A
  • 00:09:13.789 --> 00:09:14.990
  • WAS WITH ME AND I WAS GETTING ABAGEL.
  • 00:09:14.990 --> 00:09:15.891
  • BAGEL.AND SHE WENT TO PAY FOR IT
  • 00:09:15.891 --> 00:09:16.792
  • AND SHE WENT TO PAY FOR ITBECAUSE IT WAS MY BACHELORETTE
  • 00:09:16.792 --> 00:09:18.661
  • BECAUSE IT WAS MY BACHELORETTEPARTY.
  • 00:09:18.661 --> 00:09:19.628
  • PARTY.I SAID, NO, NO, NO, I GOT IT.
  • 00:09:19.628 --> 00:09:20.663
  • I SAID, NO, NO, NO, I GOT IT.SHE SAID NO, I'M GETTING YOUR
  • 00:09:20.663 --> 00:09:21.196
  • SHE SAID NO, I'M GETTING YOURBAGEL.
  • 00:09:21.196 --> 00:09:21.897
  • BAGEL.I'M LIKE, NO.
  • 00:09:21.897 --> 00:09:22.531
  • I'M LIKE, NO.I GOT IT.
  • 00:09:22.531 --> 00:09:23.232
  • I GOT IT.GOING BACK AND FORTH.
  • 00:09:23.232 --> 00:09:23.933
  • GOING BACK AND FORTH.SHE SAID, YOU HAVE A PROBLEM
  • 00:09:23.933 --> 00:09:24.466
  • SHE SAID, YOU HAVE A PROBLEMRECEIVING.
  • 00:09:24.466 --> 00:09:26.368
  • RECEIVING.THIS IS YOUR TRIP.
  • 00:09:26.368 --> 00:09:28.304
  • THIS IS YOUR TRIP.I'M BUYING YOUR BAGEL.
  • 00:09:28.304 --> 00:09:29.638
  • I'M BUYING YOUR BAGEL.I KNOW THIS SOUNDS SO SILLY
  • 00:09:29.638 --> 00:09:32.575
  • I KNOW THIS SOUNDS SO SILLYY'ALL, BUT I REALIZE RECEIVING
  • 00:09:32.575 --> 00:09:33.542
  • Y'ALL, BUT I REALIZE RECEIVINGIS VULNERABLE.
  • 00:09:33.542 --> 00:09:34.543
  • IS VULNERABLE.IT'S HARDER FOR MANY PEOPLE.
  • 00:09:34.543 --> 00:09:37.279
  • IT'S HARDER FOR MANY PEOPLE.WHEN YOU LOOK AT NOW
  • 00:09:37.279 --> 00:09:38.480
  • WHEN YOU LOOK AT NOWUNEMPLOYMENT IS AT AN ALL TIME
  • 00:09:38.480 --> 00:09:40.115
  • UNEMPLOYMENT IS AT AN ALL TIMEHIGH, THERE ARE PEOPLE RIGHT NOW
  • 00:09:40.115 --> 00:09:41.383
  • HIGH, THERE ARE PEOPLE RIGHT NOWOUT OF JOBS THAT ARE IN A
  • 00:09:41.383 --> 00:09:43.185
  • OUT OF JOBS THAT ARE IN APOSITION OF NEED THAT HAVE NEVER
  • 00:09:43.185 --> 00:09:44.587
  • POSITION OF NEED THAT HAVE NEVERBEEN IN A POSITION OF NEED LIKE
  • 00:09:44.587 --> 00:09:46.922
  • BEEN IN A POSITION OF NEED LIKETHIS BEFORE.
  • 00:09:46.922 --> 00:09:47.790
  • THIS BEFORE.AND THEY'RE IN A POSITION TO
  • 00:09:47.790 --> 00:09:50.926
  • AND THEY'RE IN A POSITION TONEED CARE AND NEED TO RECEIVE
  • 00:09:50.926 --> 00:09:51.760
  • NEED CARE AND NEED TO RECEIVEIT.
  • 00:09:51.760 --> 00:09:52.294
  • IT.IT'S HARD FOR THEM.
  • 00:09:52.294 --> 00:09:53.429
  • IT'S HARD FOR THEM.ONE OF THE THINGS I WOULD SAY,
  • 00:09:53.429 --> 00:09:55.197
  • ONE OF THE THINGS I WOULD SAY,IF YOU'RE TUNING IN RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:09:55.197 --> 00:09:55.998
  • IF YOU'RE TUNING IN RIGHT NOW,FOR THOSE OF US IN THE SAME
  • 00:09:55.998 --> 00:09:57.066
  • FOR THOSE OF US IN THE SAMEPOSITION.
  • 00:09:57.066 --> 00:09:58.400
  • POSITION.IF YOU'RE IN A POSITION OF
  • 00:09:58.400 --> 00:09:59.368
  • IF YOU'RE IN A POSITION OFSTRENGTH, YOU'VE GOT A SAVINGS,
  • 00:09:59.368 --> 00:10:01.170
  • STRENGTH, YOU'VE GOT A SAVINGS,YOU'VE GOT YOUR JOB, YOU'VE GOT
  • 00:10:01.170 --> 00:10:01.770
  • YOU'VE GOT YOUR JOB, YOU'VE GOTA PAYCHECK.
  • 00:10:01.770 --> 00:10:02.805
  • A PAYCHECK.YOU'RE IN A POSITION TO GIVE.
  • 00:10:02.805 --> 00:10:04.206
  • YOU'RE IN A POSITION TO GIVE.I THINK HOW YOU OFFER TO GIVE
  • 00:10:04.206 --> 00:10:06.742
  • I THINK HOW YOU OFFER TO GIVEMATTERS.
  • 00:10:06.742 --> 00:10:08.444
  • MATTERS.IF YOU ASK YOUR NEIGHBOR, HEY,
  • 00:10:08.444 --> 00:10:09.612
  • IF YOU ASK YOUR NEIGHBOR, HEY,DO YOU NEED ANYTHING?
  • 00:10:09.612 --> 00:10:11.013
  • DO YOU NEED ANYTHING?WHAT ARE THEY GONNA SAY?
  • 00:10:11.013 --> 00:10:12.581
  • WHAT ARE THEY GONNA SAY?THEY'RE GONNA SAY NO, NO, WE'RE
  • 00:10:12.581 --> 00:10:14.083
  • THEY'RE GONNA SAY NO, NO, WE'REGOOD, WE'RE FINE.
  • 00:10:14.083 --> 00:10:14.817
  • GOOD, WE'RE FINE.I'VE GOT IT.
  • 00:10:14.817 --> 00:10:15.985
  • I'VE GOT IT.BECAUSE THAT'S OUR GO TO ANSWER,
  • 00:10:15.985 --> 00:10:18.020
  • BECAUSE THAT'S OUR GO TO ANSWER,EVEN IF WE DO HAVE NEED.
  • 00:10:18.020 --> 00:10:20.389
  • EVEN IF WE DO HAVE NEED.SO ONE OF THE THINGS I STARTED
  • 00:10:20.389 --> 00:10:22.458
  • SO ONE OF THE THINGS I STARTEDDOING LATELY, WHICH THIS JUST
  • 00:10:22.458 --> 00:10:23.492
  • DOING LATELY, WHICH THIS JUSTTOTALLY FALLS IN LINE WITH MY
  • 00:10:23.492 --> 00:10:25.194
  • TOTALLY FALLS IN LINE WITH MYBOSSY PERSONALITY, I DON'T ASK.
  • 00:10:25.194 --> 00:10:26.996
  • BOSSY PERSONALITY, I DON'T ASK.HEY, DO YOU NEED ANYTHING?
  • 00:10:26.996 --> 00:10:27.730
  • HEY, DO YOU NEED ANYTHING?HEY, I'M GONNA BRING DINNER BY
  • 00:10:27.730 --> 00:10:28.497
  • HEY, I'M GONNA BRING DINNER BYWEDNESDAY NIGHT, IF THAT WORKS
  • 00:10:28.497 --> 00:10:29.164
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT, IF THAT WORKSFOR YOU.
  • 00:10:29.164 --> 00:10:29.665
  • FOR YOU.WHAT SOUNDS GOOD?
  • 00:10:29.665 --> 00:10:30.666
  • WHAT SOUNDS GOOD?MEXICAN OR PASTA?
  • 00:10:30.666 --> 00:10:33.535
  • MEXICAN OR PASTA?IT'S LIKE THIS ASSUMPTION THAT
  • 00:10:33.535 --> 00:10:37.640
  • IT'S LIKE THIS ASSUMPTION THATI'M GONNA HELP.
  • 00:10:37.640 --> 00:10:38.641
  • I'M GONNA HELP.IF WEDNESDAY NIGHT DOESN'T WORK
  • 00:10:38.641 --> 00:10:39.942
  • IF WEDNESDAY NIGHT DOESN'T WORKOR THEY DON'T LIKE THOSE
  • 00:10:39.942 --> 00:10:41.543
  • OR THEY DON'T LIKE THOSEOPTIONS, OF COURSE, YOU DON'T
  • 00:10:41.543 --> 00:10:43.512
  • OPTIONS, OF COURSE, YOU DON'TWANT TO CROSS ANY BOUNDARIES,
  • 00:10:43.512 --> 00:10:45.014
  • WANT TO CROSS ANY BOUNDARIES,BUT I THINK IF YOU MAKE YOUR
  • 00:10:45.014 --> 00:10:46.148
  • BUT I THINK IF YOU MAKE YOUROFFERS MORE ASSERTIVE LIKE, HEY,
  • 00:10:46.148 --> 00:10:47.282
  • OFFERS MORE ASSERTIVE LIKE, HEY,I WOULD LIKE TO BRING YOU
  • 00:10:47.282 --> 00:10:48.651
  • I WOULD LIKE TO BRING YOUGROCERIES.
  • 00:10:48.651 --> 00:10:49.385
  • GROCERIES.IS THERE A DAY THAT WORKS FOR
  • 00:10:49.385 --> 00:10:49.952
  • IS THERE A DAY THAT WORKS FORYOU?
  • 00:10:49.952 --> 00:10:51.153
  • YOU?I WOULD LIKE TO DO THIS OR THAT.
  • 00:10:51.153 --> 00:10:53.756
  • I WOULD LIKE TO DO THIS OR THAT.IT MAKES PEOPLE MORE OPEN TO
  • 00:10:53.756 --> 00:10:54.823
  • IT MAKES PEOPLE MORE OPEN TORECEIVING.
  • 00:10:54.823 --> 00:10:55.958
  • RECEIVING.IT'S KIND OF LIKE, MY MOM
  • 00:10:55.958 --> 00:10:56.659
  • IT'S KIND OF LIKE, MY MOMSTARTED A CAKE SHOP WHEN I WAS
  • 00:10:56.659 --> 00:10:58.894
  • STARTED A CAKE SHOP WHEN I WASLITTLE.
  • 00:10:58.894 --> 00:10:59.862
  • LITTLE.AND SHE WOULD SEE A MOM WALKING
  • 00:10:59.862 --> 00:11:01.830
  • AND SHE WOULD SEE A MOM WALKINGOUT WITH A CAKE AND FIVE KIDS
  • 00:11:01.830 --> 00:11:02.564
  • OUT WITH A CAKE AND FIVE KIDSAND BALLOONS, AND SHE WAS, LIKE,
  • 00:11:02.564 --> 00:11:03.298
  • AND BALLOONS, AND SHE WAS, LIKE,LET ME GET THE DOOR FOR YOU.
  • 00:11:03.298 --> 00:11:04.033
  • LET ME GET THE DOOR FOR YOU.LET ME PUT THAT IN THE CAR FOR
  • 00:11:04.033 --> 00:11:04.500
  • LET ME PUT THAT IN THE CAR FORYOU.
  • 00:11:04.500 --> 00:11:05.267
  • YOU.SHE DIDN'T STAND BACK BEHIND THE
  • 00:11:05.267 --> 00:11:05.968
  • SHE DIDN'T STAND BACK BEHIND THECOUNTER AND ASK, DO YOU NEED
  • 00:11:05.968 --> 00:11:06.502
  • COUNTER AND ASK, DO YOU NEEDHELP?
  • 00:11:06.502 --> 00:11:07.302
  • HELP?OF COURSE SHE NEEDS HELP.
  • 00:11:07.302 --> 00:11:08.037
  • OF COURSE SHE NEEDS HELP.LOOK AT HER.
  • 00:11:08.037 --> 00:11:08.771
  • LOOK AT HER.HER HANDS ARE FULL.
  • 00:11:08.771 --> 00:11:09.905
  • HER HANDS ARE FULL.AND THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE
  • 00:11:09.905 --> 00:11:10.806
  • AND THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLERIGHT NOW THAT OF COURSE THEY
  • 00:11:10.806 --> 00:11:11.440
  • RIGHT NOW THAT OF COURSE THEYNEED HELP.
  • 00:11:11.440 --> 00:11:12.474
  • NEED HELP.LET'S NOT ASK IF THEY NEED HELP.
  • 00:11:12.474 --> 00:11:13.742
  • LET'S NOT ASK IF THEY NEED HELP.LET'S SAY, HEY, I'D LOVE TO HELP
  • 00:11:13.742 --> 00:11:14.777
  • LET'S SAY, HEY, I'D LOVE TO HELPIN THIS WAY.
  • 00:11:14.777 --> 00:11:16.378
  • IN THIS WAY.WHAT DAY WORKS FOR YOU?
  • 00:11:16.378 --> 00:11:17.112
  • WHAT DAY WORKS FOR YOU?AND I THINK WE WILL SEE PEOPLE
  • 00:11:17.112 --> 00:11:18.013
  • AND I THINK WE WILL SEE PEOPLERECEIVING MORE.
  • 00:11:18.013 --> 00:11:19.314
  • RECEIVING MORE.BECAUSE IT IS HARD.
  • 00:11:19.314 --> 00:11:20.115
  • BECAUSE IT IS HARD.IT'S VULNERABLE AND IT'S
  • 00:11:20.115 --> 00:11:22.985
  • IT'S VULNERABLE AND IT'SUNCOMFORTABLE.
  • 00:11:22.985 --> 00:11:24.853
  • UNCOMFORTABLE.- Laurie: I LOVE THAT, CHRISTY.
  • 00:11:24.853 --> 00:11:25.621
  • - Laurie: I LOVE THAT, CHRISTY.YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF
  • 00:11:25.621 --> 00:11:26.155
  • YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OFMY MOUTH.
  • 00:11:26.155 --> 00:11:28.123
  • MY MOUTH.IT IS HARD.
  • 00:11:28.123 --> 00:11:29.091
  • IT IS HARD.BECAUSE I KNOW IF I CALL
  • 00:11:29.091 --> 00:11:30.159
  • BECAUSE I KNOW IF I CALLSOMEONE, THEY'RE GONNA GO, NO,
  • 00:11:30.159 --> 00:11:31.326
  • SOMEONE, THEY'RE GONNA GO, NO,WE'RE JUST FINE.
  • 00:11:31.326 --> 00:11:34.997
  • WE'RE JUST FINE.BUT I KNOW THAT A POSTMATES GIFT
  • 00:11:34.997 --> 00:11:36.932
  • BUT I KNOW THAT A POSTMATES GIFTCARD OR A DOORDASH OR SOMETHING
  • 00:11:36.932 --> 00:11:38.701
  • CARD OR A DOORDASH OR SOMETHINGMIGHT GO A LONG WAY IN THEIR
  • 00:11:38.701 --> 00:11:39.835
  • MIGHT GO A LONG WAY IN THEIRFAMILY, ESPECIALLY IF THEY ARE
  • 00:11:39.835 --> 00:11:40.836
  • FAMILY, ESPECIALLY IF THEY ARENURSES AND DOCTORS, DURING THIS
  • 00:11:40.836 --> 00:11:43.305
  • NURSES AND DOCTORS, DURING THISTIME I KNOW THERE ARE SOME
  • 00:11:43.305 --> 00:11:44.707
  • TIME I KNOW THERE ARE SOMEPEOPLE THAT CAN'T GET OUT AND DO
  • 00:11:44.707 --> 00:11:46.075
  • PEOPLE THAT CAN'T GET OUT AND DOA LOT BECAUSE WE'VE HAD STAY AT
  • 00:11:46.075 --> 00:11:49.445
  • A LOT BECAUSE WE'VE HAD STAY ATHOME ORDERS.
  • 00:11:49.445 --> 00:11:51.447
  • HOME ORDERS.BUT THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE
  • 00:11:51.447 --> 00:11:52.614
  • BUT THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLETHAT ARE RUSHING TO HELP THE
  • 00:11:52.614 --> 00:11:53.449
  • THAT ARE RUSHING TO HELP THEDREAM CENTER.
  • 00:11:53.449 --> 00:11:56.051
  • DREAM CENTER.MATT BARNETT UP IN L.A. IS JUST
  • 00:11:56.051 --> 00:11:58.887
  • MATT BARNETT UP IN L.A. IS JUSTWORKING HIS LITTLE TAIL OFF
  • 00:11:58.887 --> 00:11:59.822
  • WORKING HIS LITTLE TAIL OFFEVERY DAY.
  • 00:11:59.822 --> 00:12:02.458
  • EVERY DAY.SAMARITAN'S PURSE, THOSE ARE
  • 00:12:02.458 --> 00:12:04.660
  • SAMARITAN'S PURSE, THOSE AREBEAUTIFUL THINGS WE CAN GIVE TO.
  • 00:12:04.660 --> 00:12:06.195
  • BEAUTIFUL THINGS WE CAN GIVE TO.IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE A LOT BUT
  • 00:12:06.195 --> 00:12:07.796
  • IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE A LOT BUTIT GOES A LONG WAY JUST TO REACH
  • 00:12:07.796 --> 00:12:08.931
  • IT GOES A LONG WAY JUST TO REACHOUT, TO SEND FLOWERS TO THAT
  • 00:12:08.931 --> 00:12:10.632
  • OUT, TO SEND FLOWERS TO THATNURSE.
  • 00:12:10.632 --> 00:12:14.036
  • NURSE.ONE OF MY COUSINS, HE'S A
  • 00:12:14.036 --> 00:12:15.637
  • ONE OF MY COUSINS, HE'S ADOCTOR, HIS WIFE IS A NURSE.
  • 00:12:15.637 --> 00:12:16.939
  • DOCTOR, HIS WIFE IS A NURSE.THEY ARE JUST WORKING HARD.
  • 00:12:16.939 --> 00:12:18.941
  • THEY ARE JUST WORKING HARD.ONE OF MY BEST FRIENDS,
  • 00:12:18.941 --> 00:12:20.876
  • ONE OF MY BEST FRIENDS,HELEN PENSANTI, 70 YEARS OLD.
  • 00:12:20.876 --> 00:12:22.277
  • HELEN PENSANTI, 70 YEARS OLD.SHE WAS QUARANTINED FOR AWHILE.
  • 00:12:22.277 --> 00:12:23.479
  • SHE WAS QUARANTINED FOR AWHILE.HAD TO SHUT HER CLINIC.
  • 00:12:23.479 --> 00:12:24.747
  • HAD TO SHUT HER CLINIC.TWO WEEKS LATER SHE'S BACK AT
  • 00:12:24.747 --> 00:12:27.316
  • TWO WEEKS LATER SHE'S BACK ATWORK JUST HELPING OTHERS.
  • 00:12:27.316 --> 00:12:30.786
  • WORK JUST HELPING OTHERS.IT'S AMAZING WHAT WE'VE SEEN.
  • 00:12:30.786 --> 00:12:32.921
  • IT'S AMAZING WHAT WE'VE SEEN.BUT THOSE LITTLE THANKSGIVING
  • 00:12:32.921 --> 00:12:34.356
  • BUT THOSE LITTLE THANKSGIVINGTHINGS THAT WE CAN GIVE TO THEM,
  • 00:12:34.356 --> 00:12:38.627
  • THINGS THAT WE CAN GIVE TO THEM,THOSE LITTLE TEXTS, GIFT CARDS,
  • 00:12:38.627 --> 00:12:42.197
  • THOSE LITTLE TEXTS, GIFT CARDS,FLOWERS, THAT ALWAYS BRINGS A
  • 00:12:42.197 --> 00:12:43.832
  • FLOWERS, THAT ALWAYS BRINGS ASMILE ON SOMEBODY'S FACE,
  • 00:12:43.832 --> 00:12:47.803
  • SMILE ON SOMEBODY'S FACE,DOESN'T IT, JAMIE?
  • 00:12:47.803 --> 00:12:48.904
  • DOESN'T IT, JAMIE?- Jamie: IT CAN GO SO FAR AND
  • 00:12:48.904 --> 00:12:49.905
  • - Jamie: IT CAN GO SO FAR ANDWE DON'T EVEN REALIZE IT.
  • 00:12:49.905 --> 00:12:51.240
  • WE DON'T EVEN REALIZE IT.I WAS THINKING, CHRISTY, AS YOU
  • 00:12:51.240 --> 00:12:52.074
  • I WAS THINKING, CHRISTY, AS YOUWERE TELLING THAT STORY AND,
  • 00:12:52.074 --> 00:12:53.008
  • WERE TELLING THAT STORY AND,LAURIE, AS YOU WERE TALKING
  • 00:12:53.008 --> 00:12:53.742
  • LAURIE, AS YOU WERE TALKINGABOUT ALL THE LITTLE THINGS WE
  • 00:12:53.742 --> 00:12:54.209
  • ABOUT ALL THE LITTLE THINGS WECAN DO.
  • 00:12:54.209 --> 00:12:55.410
  • CAN DO.I'VE BEEN ON THE RECEIVING END
  • 00:12:55.410 --> 00:12:57.613
  • I'VE BEEN ON THE RECEIVING ENDOF GIVING.
  • 00:12:57.613 --> 00:13:00.315
  • OF GIVING.I REMEMBER WHEN WE BECAME A
  • 00:13:00.315 --> 00:13:01.817
  • I REMEMBER WHEN WE BECAME AFAMILY OF SIX AFTER OUR LAST
  • 00:13:01.817 --> 00:13:03.085
  • FAMILY OF SIX AFTER OUR LASTCHILD JOINED OUR FAMILY THROUGH
  • 00:13:03.085 --> 00:13:04.153
  • CHILD JOINED OUR FAMILY THROUGHADOPTION, HE WAS FOUR AND A
  • 00:13:04.153 --> 00:13:05.220
  • ADOPTION, HE WAS FOUR AND AHALF.
  • 00:13:05.220 --> 00:13:05.921
  • HALF.OUR WORLD JUST GOT A LITTLE
  • 00:13:05.921 --> 00:13:06.922
  • OUR WORLD JUST GOT A LITTLECRAZY.
  • 00:13:06.922 --> 00:13:08.657
  • CRAZY.AND I HAD FRIENDS STEP IN AND
  • 00:13:08.657 --> 00:13:10.325
  • AND I HAD FRIENDS STEP IN ANDPROVIDE MEALS AND PROVIDE THINGS
  • 00:13:10.325 --> 00:13:10.926
  • PROVIDE MEALS AND PROVIDE THINGSFOR OUR FAMILY.
  • 00:13:10.926 --> 00:13:12.995
  • FOR OUR FAMILY.AND I, EVERY SINGLE TIME WANTED
  • 00:13:12.995 --> 00:13:13.829
  • AND I, EVERY SINGLE TIME WANTEDTO BE LIKE, NO, WE'RE GOOD,
  • 00:13:13.829 --> 00:13:14.530
  • TO BE LIKE, NO, WE'RE GOOD,WE'RE GOOD.
  • 00:13:14.530 --> 00:13:16.698
  • WE'RE GOOD.BUT WHAT I STARTED TO REALIZE IS
  • 00:13:16.698 --> 00:13:18.767
  • BUT WHAT I STARTED TO REALIZE ISTHAT BY ME NOT ACCEPTING THEIR
  • 00:13:18.767 --> 00:13:20.702
  • THAT BY ME NOT ACCEPTING THEIRGIFT OF CARING, I WAS REALLY
  • 00:13:20.702 --> 00:13:23.238
  • GIFT OF CARING, I WAS REALLYTAKING AWAY THE JOY OF THEIR
  • 00:13:23.238 --> 00:13:25.107
  • TAKING AWAY THE JOY OF THEIRGIVING.
  • 00:13:25.107 --> 00:13:27.442
  • GIVING.I WAS ACTUALLY ASKING THEM TO
  • 00:13:27.442 --> 00:13:29.678
  • I WAS ACTUALLY ASKING THEM TONOT FOLLOW GOD'S COMMAND OF
  • 00:13:29.678 --> 00:13:31.814
  • NOT FOLLOW GOD'S COMMAND OFTAKING CARE OF THOSE AROUND US.
  • 00:13:31.814 --> 00:13:33.382
  • TAKING CARE OF THOSE AROUND US.SO I THINK RECEIVING IS SO
  • 00:13:33.382 --> 00:13:35.751
  • SO I THINK RECEIVING IS SODIFFICULT.
  • 00:13:35.751 --> 00:13:36.752
  • DIFFICULT.WHEN WE LOOK AT IT AND WE THINK,
  • 00:13:36.752 --> 00:13:38.520
  • WHEN WE LOOK AT IT AND WE THINK,MAN, THEY ARE FOLLOWING THROUGH
  • 00:13:38.520 --> 00:13:40.189
  • MAN, THEY ARE FOLLOWING THROUGHWITH WHAT GOD ASKED THEM TO DO.
  • 00:13:40.189 --> 00:13:42.191
  • WITH WHAT GOD ASKED THEM TO DO.IT IS ALMOST A LITTLE BIT OF
  • 00:13:42.191 --> 00:13:43.458
  • IT IS ALMOST A LITTLE BIT OFTHAT REVERSE PRIDE OF LIKE, NO,
  • 00:13:43.458 --> 00:13:44.193
  • THAT REVERSE PRIDE OF LIKE, NO,NO, NO, WE'RE GOOD.
  • 00:13:44.193 --> 00:13:46.428
  • NO, NO, WE'RE GOOD.WE DON'T NEED ANYTHING.
  • 00:13:46.428 --> 00:13:47.296
  • WE DON'T NEED ANYTHING.I WANT TO ENCOURAGE THOSE OF YOU
  • 00:13:47.296 --> 00:13:49.131
  • I WANT TO ENCOURAGE THOSE OF YOUTHAT YOU ARE ON THE FRONTLINES,
  • 00:13:49.131 --> 00:13:50.966
  • THAT YOU ARE ON THE FRONTLINES,I HOPE PEOPLE ARE STEPPING UP
  • 00:13:50.966 --> 00:13:54.069
  • I HOPE PEOPLE ARE STEPPING UPAROUND YOU TO PROVIDE THINGS FOR
  • 00:13:54.069 --> 00:13:55.070
  • AROUND YOU TO PROVIDE THINGS FORYOU AND HELP YOU AND SHOW YOU
  • 00:13:55.070 --> 00:13:56.371
  • YOU AND HELP YOU AND SHOW YOUTHEY LOVE YOU.
  • 00:13:56.371 --> 00:13:58.407
  • THEY LOVE YOU.THAT YOU WOULD RECEIVE THOSE
  • 00:13:58.407 --> 00:14:00.409
  • THAT YOU WOULD RECEIVE THOSEKNOWING THAT THEY ARE DOING IT
  • 00:14:00.409 --> 00:14:01.944
  • KNOWING THAT THEY ARE DOING ITBECAUSE THEY LOVE YOU AND
  • 00:14:01.944 --> 00:14:03.645
  • BECAUSE THEY LOVE YOU ANDBECAUSE THEY WANT TO GIVE TO YOU
  • 00:14:03.645 --> 00:14:04.546
  • BECAUSE THEY WANT TO GIVE TO YOUAND BECAUSE THEY BELIEVE IN WHAT
  • 00:14:04.546 --> 00:14:05.147
  • AND BECAUSE THEY BELIEVE IN WHATYOU'RE DOING.
  • 00:14:05.147 --> 00:14:07.349
  • YOU'RE DOING.I DON'T EVER WANT TO BE A
  • 00:14:07.349 --> 00:14:08.984
  • I DON'T EVER WANT TO BE ASTEALER OF SOMEONE'S JOY.
  • 00:14:08.984 --> 00:14:09.952
  • STEALER OF SOMEONE'S JOY.I DON'T EVER WANT THAT TO BE
  • 00:14:09.952 --> 00:14:10.953
  • I DON'T EVER WANT THAT TO BESAID OF ME.
  • 00:14:10.953 --> 00:14:13.522
  • SAID OF ME.SO SOMETIMES US SAYING NO, WE'RE
  • 00:14:13.522 --> 00:14:14.456
  • SO SOMETIMES US SAYING NO, WE'REGOOD, WE DON'T NEED ANYTHING,
  • 00:14:14.456 --> 00:14:15.824
  • GOOD, WE DON'T NEED ANYTHING,WE'RE ACTUALLY REMOVING THE JOY
  • 00:14:15.824 --> 00:14:16.592
  • WE'RE ACTUALLY REMOVING THE JOYOF GIVING FROM SOMEONE ELSE.
  • 00:14:16.592 --> 00:14:17.593
  • OF GIVING FROM SOMEONE ELSE.I THINK WE NEED TO REMEMBER THAT
  • 00:14:17.593 --> 00:14:19.428
  • I THINK WE NEED TO REMEMBER THATWHEN SOMEONE IS GIVING TO YOU,
  • 00:14:19.428 --> 00:14:23.065
  • WHEN SOMEONE IS GIVING TO YOU,IT'S NOT BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO,
  • 00:14:23.065 --> 00:14:24.299
  • IT'S NOT BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO,IT'S BECAUSE THEY WANT TO.
  • 00:14:24.299 --> 00:14:25.601
  • IT'S BECAUSE THEY WANT TO.THEY SEE A NEED AND THEY WANT TO
  • 00:14:25.601 --> 00:14:27.102
  • THEY SEE A NEED AND THEY WANT TOHELP YOU OUT SO MUCH WITH THAT.
  • 00:14:27.102 --> 00:14:30.005
  • HELP YOU OUT SO MUCH WITH THAT.AND I'M SO THANKFUL AND EVEN
  • 00:14:30.005 --> 00:14:31.907
  • AND I'M SO THANKFUL AND EVENJUST YOU GUYS TALKING TODAY IS
  • 00:14:31.907 --> 00:14:34.042
  • JUST YOU GUYS TALKING TODAY ISGIVING ME-- I WOULD BE TAKING
  • 00:14:34.042 --> 00:14:35.277
  • GIVING ME-- I WOULD BE TAKINGNOTES IF I COULD OVER HERE AND
  • 00:14:35.277 --> 00:14:36.678
  • NOTES IF I COULD OVER HERE ANDWRITING DOWN ALL THE PEOPLE I
  • 00:14:36.678 --> 00:14:38.280
  • WRITING DOWN ALL THE PEOPLE IKNOW THAT I NEED TO SEND FLOWERS
  • 00:14:38.280 --> 00:14:38.847
  • KNOW THAT I NEED TO SEND FLOWERSTO TODAY.
  • 00:14:38.847 --> 00:14:41.817
  • TO TODAY.THAT LITTLE GIFT RIGHT, THERE I
  • 00:14:41.817 --> 00:14:43.318
  • THAT LITTLE GIFT RIGHT, THERE INEW YORK ELLIE AND CLAIRE AND
  • 00:14:43.318 --> 00:14:44.653
  • NEW YORK ELLIE AND CLAIRE ANDSTACY, I'M GONNA SEND THESE
  • 00:14:44.653 --> 00:14:46.054
  • STACY, I'M GONNA SEND THESEPEOPLE DOORDASH AFTER WE'RE DONE
  • 00:14:46.054 --> 00:14:47.689
  • PEOPLE DOORDASH AFTER WE'RE DONETALKING.
  • 00:14:47.689 --> 00:14:50.192
  • TALKING.- Laurie: RIGHT?
  • 00:14:50.192 --> 00:14:51.059
  • - Laurie: RIGHT?- Jamie: I LOVE THE
  • 00:14:51.059 --> 00:14:52.361
  • - Jamie: I LOVE THECONVERSATION OF YES, OF GIVING
  • 00:14:52.361 --> 00:14:53.562
  • CONVERSATION OF YES, OF GIVINGAND RECEIVING AND WE'RE SEEING
  • 00:14:53.562 --> 00:14:55.964
  • AND RECEIVING AND WE'RE SEEINGTHAT IN NEW WAYS RIGHT NOW THAT
  • 00:14:55.964 --> 00:14:57.466
  • THAT IN NEW WAYS RIGHT NOW THATWE HAVEN'T EXPERIENCED BEFORE
  • 00:14:57.466 --> 00:14:58.500
  • WE HAVEN'T EXPERIENCED BEFOREAND WE'RE SEEING SO MANY PEOPLE
  • 00:14:58.500 --> 00:15:00.869
  • AND WE'RE SEEING SO MANY PEOPLESTEP UP AND BE THE HANDS AND
  • 00:15:00.869 --> 00:15:02.170
  • STEP UP AND BE THE HANDS ANDFEET OF THE CHURCH TODAY.
  • 00:15:02.170 --> 00:15:04.273
  • FEET OF THE CHURCH TODAY.- Ruth: I THINK SOMETIMES FOR
  • 00:15:04.273 --> 00:15:07.109
  • - Ruth: I THINK SOMETIMES FORME IT'S ACTUALLY MORE COSTLY.
  • 00:15:07.109 --> 00:15:08.510
  • ME IT'S ACTUALLY MORE COSTLY.THIS IS JUST MY LITTLE MOMENT OF
  • 00:15:08.510 --> 00:15:09.912
  • THIS IS JUST MY LITTLE MOMENT OFCONFESSION HERE.
  • 00:15:09.912 --> 00:15:11.413
  • CONFESSION HERE.IT IS ACTUALLY HARDER FOR ME TO
  • 00:15:11.413 --> 00:15:13.715
  • IT IS ACTUALLY HARDER FOR ME TOGIVE AND RECEIVE EMOTIONALLY AND
  • 00:15:13.715 --> 00:15:15.918
  • GIVE AND RECEIVE EMOTIONALLY ANDWITH MY TIME THROUGH A
  • 00:15:15.918 --> 00:15:18.153
  • WITH MY TIME THROUGH ACONVERSATION AND GETTING ON THE
  • 00:15:18.153 --> 00:15:19.321
  • CONVERSATION AND GETTING ON THEPHONE THAN IT IS TO SEND
  • 00:15:19.321 --> 00:15:20.756
  • PHONE THAN IT IS TO SENDFLOWERS.
  • 00:15:20.756 --> 00:15:21.490
  • FLOWERS.IT'S ALMOST EASIER FOR ME TO
  • 00:15:21.490 --> 00:15:23.659
  • IT'S ALMOST EASIER FOR ME TOSEND A TEXT WITH A GIFT CARD,
  • 00:15:23.659 --> 00:15:24.793
  • SEND A TEXT WITH A GIFT CARD,AND I'M NOT DOWNPLAYING THE
  • 00:15:24.793 --> 00:15:25.460
  • AND I'M NOT DOWNPLAYING THEIMPORTANCE OF THAT.
  • 00:15:25.460 --> 00:15:26.261
  • IMPORTANCE OF THAT.WE ABSOLUTELY NEED TO FILL NEEDS
  • 00:15:26.261 --> 00:15:27.829
  • WE ABSOLUTELY NEED TO FILL NEEDSTHERE.
  • 00:15:27.829 --> 00:15:29.531
  • THERE.BUT JUST IN THIS CONVERSATION, I
  • 00:15:29.531 --> 00:15:31.400
  • BUT JUST IN THIS CONVERSATION, IFELT LIKE I WANTED TO BE HONEST
  • 00:15:31.400 --> 00:15:33.735
  • FELT LIKE I WANTED TO BE HONESTAND SAY, THERE ARE TIMES WHEN I
  • 00:15:33.735 --> 00:15:34.870
  • AND SAY, THERE ARE TIMES WHEN IJUST WANT TO PULL AWAY AND SAY,
  • 00:15:34.870 --> 00:15:35.871
  • JUST WANT TO PULL AWAY AND SAY,HERE'S A GIFT CARD.
  • 00:15:35.871 --> 00:15:39.341
  • HERE'S A GIFT CARD.HERE'S A $50 GIFT CARD AND BE
  • 00:15:39.341 --> 00:15:40.509
  • HERE'S A $50 GIFT CARD AND BEBLESSED, WHEN, REALLY, THAT
  • 00:15:40.509 --> 00:15:41.877
  • BLESSED, WHEN, REALLY, THATPERSON MIGHT NEED A FRIEND.
  • 00:15:41.877 --> 00:15:43.412
  • PERSON MIGHT NEED A FRIEND.THAT PERSON MIGHT NEED, JUST
  • 00:15:43.412 --> 00:15:45.347
  • THAT PERSON MIGHT NEED, JUSTLIKE CHRISTY SAID, GET BOSSY AND
  • 00:15:45.347 --> 00:15:46.448
  • LIKE CHRISTY SAID, GET BOSSY ANDSAY, HOW ARE YOU DOING?
  • 00:15:46.448 --> 00:15:48.850
  • SAY, HOW ARE YOU DOING?YOU WANT TO HEAR HOW I'M DOING?
  • 00:15:48.850 --> 00:15:51.420
  • YOU WANT TO HEAR HOW I'M DOING?TO ACTUALLY SAY, ASK A VERY
  • 00:15:51.420 --> 00:15:52.287
  • TO ACTUALLY SAY, ASK A VERYDIRECT QUESTION, IN THE SAME WAY
  • 00:15:52.287 --> 00:15:54.022
  • DIRECT QUESTION, IN THE SAME WAYCHRISTY'S SAYING, WHEN YOU SAY,
  • 00:15:54.022 --> 00:15:54.790
  • CHRISTY'S SAYING, WHEN YOU SAY,I'M GONNA BRING YOU DINNER, WHAT
  • 00:15:54.790 --> 00:15:55.457
  • I'M GONNA BRING YOU DINNER, WHATWOULD YOU LIKE?
  • 00:15:55.457 --> 00:15:58.393
  • WOULD YOU LIKE?MEXICAN OR ITALIAN?
  • 00:15:58.393 --> 00:15:59.561
  • MEXICAN OR ITALIAN?IN THE SAME WAY WE CAN CALL
  • 00:15:59.561 --> 00:16:01.830
  • IN THE SAME WAY WE CAN CALLSOMEBODY AND SAY, RATHER THAN,
  • 00:16:01.830 --> 00:16:02.597
  • SOMEBODY AND SAY, RATHER THAN,HOW ARE YOU DOING? ARE YOU
  • 00:16:02.597 --> 00:16:03.198
  • HOW ARE YOU DOING? ARE YOUDOING OKAY?
  • 00:16:03.198 --> 00:16:04.232
  • DOING OKAY?WE WOULD SAY, TELL ME THE NUMBER
  • 00:16:04.232 --> 00:16:05.400
  • WE WOULD SAY, TELL ME THE NUMBERONE THING THAT'S CHALLENGING FOR
  • 00:16:05.400 --> 00:16:06.034
  • ONE THING THAT'S CHALLENGING FORYOU RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:16:06.034 --> 00:16:08.136
  • YOU RIGHT NOW.OR WHAT IS THE HARDEST THING
  • 00:16:08.136 --> 00:16:09.237
  • OR WHAT IS THE HARDEST THINGTHAT YOU FACED WITH YOUR KIDS
  • 00:16:09.237 --> 00:16:11.707
  • THAT YOU FACED WITH YOUR KIDSSINCE EIGHT WEEKS AGO?
  • 00:16:11.707 --> 00:16:12.808
  • SINCE EIGHT WEEKS AGO?OR WHATEVER IT IS.
  • 00:16:12.808 --> 00:16:13.809
  • OR WHATEVER IT IS.THESE ARE JUST THOUGHTS OFF THE
  • 00:16:13.809 --> 00:16:15.277
  • THESE ARE JUST THOUGHTS OFF THETOP OF MY HEAD, BUT I THINK HOW
  • 00:16:15.277 --> 00:16:19.381
  • TOP OF MY HEAD, BUT I THINK HOWCOSTLY IT IS IN THIS DAY AND
  • 00:16:19.381 --> 00:16:21.116
  • COSTLY IT IS IN THIS DAY ANDAGE, IT IS ACTUALLY GIVING OF
  • 00:16:21.116 --> 00:16:22.017
  • AGE, IT IS ACTUALLY GIVING OFOUR TIME.
  • 00:16:22.017 --> 00:16:23.352
  • OUR TIME.IT IS GIVING OF OUR ENERGY, OUR
  • 00:16:23.352 --> 00:16:24.720
  • IT IS GIVING OF OUR ENERGY, OUREMOTIONAL ENERGY.
  • 00:16:24.720 --> 00:16:27.122
  • EMOTIONAL ENERGY.AT THE END OF A ZOOM CALL DAY TO
  • 00:16:27.122 --> 00:16:28.390
  • AT THE END OF A ZOOM CALL DAY TOACTUALLY CALL SOMEBODY AND SAY,
  • 00:16:28.390 --> 00:16:29.758
  • ACTUALLY CALL SOMEBODY AND SAY,I HAVE 30 MINUTES.
  • 00:16:29.758 --> 00:16:31.026
  • I HAVE 30 MINUTES.I WANT TO HEAR YOUR HEART.
  • 00:16:31.026 --> 00:16:31.927
  • I WANT TO HEAR YOUR HEART.I WANT TO KNOW HOW TO PRAY FOR
  • 00:16:31.927 --> 00:16:33.328
  • I WANT TO KNOW HOW TO PRAY FORYOU DIRECTLY.
  • 00:16:33.328 --> 00:16:34.563
  • YOU DIRECTLY.BECAUSE SOMETIMES OVER TEXTS IT
  • 00:16:34.563 --> 00:16:35.564
  • BECAUSE SOMETIMES OVER TEXTS ITIS REAL QUICK LIKE, WE'RE
  • 00:16:35.564 --> 00:16:36.131
  • IS REAL QUICK LIKE, WE'REHANGING IN THERE.
  • 00:16:36.131 --> 00:16:38.066
  • HANGING IN THERE.BUT TO ASK DIRECTLY AND SAY, I
  • 00:16:38.066 --> 00:16:40.068
  • BUT TO ASK DIRECTLY AND SAY, IWANT TO KNOW HOW YOUR MARRIAGE
  • 00:16:40.068 --> 00:16:41.169
  • WANT TO KNOW HOW YOUR MARRIAGEIS DOING RIGHT NOW?
  • 00:16:41.169 --> 00:16:42.938
  • IS DOING RIGHT NOW?AND PLEASE SHARE WITH ME.
  • 00:16:42.938 --> 00:16:44.840
  • AND PLEASE SHARE WITH ME.GIVE ME SPECIFICS TO PRAY ABOUT.
  • 00:16:44.840 --> 00:16:45.841
  • GIVE ME SPECIFICS TO PRAY ABOUT.I THINK GOING AFTER PEOPLE
  • 00:16:45.841 --> 00:16:48.710
  • I THINK GOING AFTER PEOPLESPECIFICALLY AND PHYSICAL NEEDS
  • 00:16:48.710 --> 00:16:50.112
  • SPECIFICALLY AND PHYSICAL NEEDSAND EMOTIONAL NEEDS REALLY OPEN
  • 00:16:50.112 --> 00:16:52.614
  • AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS REALLY OPENUP OPPORTUNITIES AS PEOPLE OF
  • 00:16:52.614 --> 00:16:54.649
  • UP OPPORTUNITIES AS PEOPLE OFGOD TO BE ABLE TO SPEAK THE
  • 00:16:54.649 --> 00:16:56.618
  • GOD TO BE ABLE TO SPEAK THEGOSPEL IN THEIR LIVES.
  • 00:16:56.618 --> 00:16:58.120
  • GOSPEL IN THEIR LIVES.- Nona: YEAH, AND I THINK WHEN
  • 00:16:58.120 --> 00:17:00.889
  • - Nona: YEAH, AND I THINK WHENWE GIVE, ESPECIALLY, AND I'M THE
  • 00:17:00.889 --> 00:17:03.125
  • WE GIVE, ESPECIALLY, AND I'M THEFIRST TO ADMIT, RECEIVING HAS
  • 00:17:03.125 --> 00:17:04.292
  • FIRST TO ADMIT, RECEIVING HASALWAYS BEEN A CHALLENGE FOR ME.
  • 00:17:04.292 --> 00:17:09.131
  • ALWAYS BEEN A CHALLENGE FOR ME.IT ALWAYS HAS.
  • 00:17:09.131 --> 00:17:11.533
  • IT ALWAYS HAS.BUT I BELIEVE THAT THE PRINCIPLE
  • 00:17:11.533 --> 00:17:12.601
  • BUT I BELIEVE THAT THE PRINCIPLEOF SOWING IS SO IMPORTANT FOR US
  • 00:17:12.601 --> 00:17:17.272
  • OF SOWING IS SO IMPORTANT FOR USTO BE OBSERVANT AND AWARE AND
  • 00:17:17.272 --> 00:17:17.973
  • TO BE OBSERVANT AND AWARE ANDFIND WAYS TO BE A BLESSING TO
  • 00:17:17.973 --> 00:17:19.541
  • FIND WAYS TO BE A BLESSING TOPEOPLE.
  • 00:17:19.541 --> 00:17:20.909
  • PEOPLE.I THINK ONE OF THE CHALLENGES TO
  • 00:17:20.909 --> 00:17:23.178
  • I THINK ONE OF THE CHALLENGES TOTHAT, THOUGH, IS JUST HAVING A
  • 00:17:23.178 --> 00:17:25.047
  • THAT, THOUGH, IS JUST HAVING APACKED LIFE AND THAT HAS REALLY
  • 00:17:25.047 --> 00:17:26.681
  • PACKED LIFE AND THAT HAS REALLYBEEN MY STRUGGLE.
  • 00:17:26.681 --> 00:17:30.018
  • BEEN MY STRUGGLE.BETWEEN HAVING A VERY DEMANDING
  • 00:17:30.018 --> 00:17:33.789
  • BETWEEN HAVING A VERY DEMANDINGDAY JOB, LEADING A CHURCH WITH
  • 00:17:33.789 --> 00:17:36.058
  • DAY JOB, LEADING A CHURCH WITHMY HUSBAND, WRITING BOOKS,
  • 00:17:36.058 --> 00:17:37.659
  • MY HUSBAND, WRITING BOOKS,PREPARING TO SPEAK PLACES.
  • 00:17:37.659 --> 00:17:39.795
  • PREPARING TO SPEAK PLACES.GOD REALLY GOT ON ME ABOUT THAT.
  • 00:17:39.795 --> 00:17:41.997
  • GOD REALLY GOT ON ME ABOUT THAT.GOD'S BASICALLY SHOWN ME.
  • 00:17:41.997 --> 00:17:44.332
  • GOD'S BASICALLY SHOWN ME.PEOPLE WOULD REACH OUT TO ME
  • 00:17:44.332 --> 00:17:45.333
  • PEOPLE WOULD REACH OUT TO MEWITH THINGS THEY NEEDED AND I
  • 00:17:45.333 --> 00:17:46.334
  • WITH THINGS THEY NEEDED AND IWAS LIKE, I'LL BE PRAYING ABOUT
  • 00:17:46.334 --> 00:17:47.436
  • WAS LIKE, I'LL BE PRAYING ABOUTTHAT.
  • 00:17:47.436 --> 00:17:49.838
  • THAT.AND GOD WAS LIKE, I DIDN'T HAVE
  • 00:17:49.838 --> 00:17:52.140
  • AND GOD WAS LIKE, I DIDN'T HAVETHEM REACH OUT TO YOU TO PRAY.
  • 00:17:52.140 --> 00:17:53.975
  • THEM REACH OUT TO YOU TO PRAY.I HEARD THEIR PRAYERS.
  • 00:17:53.975 --> 00:17:55.243
  • I HEARD THEIR PRAYERS.I HAD THEM REACH OUT TO YOU TO
  • 00:17:55.243 --> 00:17:56.845
  • I HAD THEM REACH OUT TO YOU TOMEET THE NEED.
  • 00:17:56.845 --> 00:17:58.880
  • MEET THE NEED.I WAS LIKE, OH, SO I'M SUPPOSED
  • 00:17:58.880 --> 00:18:02.717
  • I WAS LIKE, OH, SO I'M SUPPOSEDTO ACTUALLY MEET THE NEED.
  • 00:18:02.717 --> 00:18:04.519
  • TO ACTUALLY MEET THE NEED.AND THAT IS SOMETHING THAT GOD
  • 00:18:04.519 --> 00:18:05.954
  • AND THAT IS SOMETHING THAT GODREALLY HAD TO WORK WITH ME ON IS
  • 00:18:05.954 --> 00:18:08.890
  • REALLY HAD TO WORK WITH ME ON ISTHE REALITY, LOOK, WHEN WE ARE
  • 00:18:08.890 --> 00:18:10.659
  • THE REALITY, LOOK, WHEN WE AREBLESSED WITH MORE THAN WE NEED,
  • 00:18:10.659 --> 00:18:13.428
  • BLESSED WITH MORE THAN WE NEED,IT'S NOT FOR US, IT'S SO WE CAN
  • 00:18:13.428 --> 00:18:15.097
  • IT'S NOT FOR US, IT'S SO WE CANBE A BLESSING TO OTHER PEOPLE.
  • 00:18:15.097 --> 00:18:17.933
  • BE A BLESSING TO OTHER PEOPLE.AT THE SAME TIME WHERE GOD ALSO
  • 00:18:17.933 --> 00:18:21.103
  • AT THE SAME TIME WHERE GOD ALSOGOT ON ME IS, IT'S VERY HARD FOR
  • 00:18:21.103 --> 00:18:23.305
  • GOT ON ME IS, IT'S VERY HARD FORME TO RECEIVE FROM OTHER PEOPLE,
  • 00:18:23.305 --> 00:18:24.206
  • ME TO RECEIVE FROM OTHER PEOPLE,EVEN SOMETHING AS SIMPLE AS
  • 00:18:24.206 --> 00:18:25.640
  • EVEN SOMETHING AS SIMPLE ASLUNCH.
  • 00:18:25.640 --> 00:18:26.408
  • LUNCH.WHEN I GO TO LUNCH WITH
  • 00:18:26.408 --> 00:18:27.642
  • WHEN I GO TO LUNCH WITHSOMEBODY, I JUST AUTOMATICALLY
  • 00:18:27.642 --> 00:18:30.245
  • SOMEBODY, I JUST AUTOMATICALLYPAY OR DINNER.
  • 00:18:30.245 --> 00:18:31.346
  • PAY OR DINNER.I JUST AUTOMATICALLY PAY.
  • 00:18:31.346 --> 00:18:32.848
  • I JUST AUTOMATICALLY PAY.AND WHERE GOD REALLY GOT ON ME
  • 00:18:32.848 --> 00:18:34.382
  • AND WHERE GOD REALLY GOT ON MEIS WHEN I WOULD HAVE DINNER OR
  • 00:18:34.382 --> 00:18:35.951
  • IS WHEN I WOULD HAVE DINNER ORLUNCH WITH SOMEONE AND I KNEW
  • 00:18:35.951 --> 00:18:39.254
  • LUNCH WITH SOMEONE AND I KNEWTHEY WEREN'T FINANCIALLY STRONG
  • 00:18:39.254 --> 00:18:40.956
  • THEY WEREN'T FINANCIALLY STRONGSO I WOULD IMMEDIATELY WANT TO
  • 00:18:40.956 --> 00:18:42.557
  • SO I WOULD IMMEDIATELY WANT TOTAKE THE BILL, AND THEY WOULD
  • 00:18:42.557 --> 00:18:43.625
  • TAKE THE BILL, AND THEY WOULDWANT TO PAY.
  • 00:18:43.625 --> 00:18:45.727
  • WANT TO PAY.AND I WOULD BE LIKE, OH, NO, I
  • 00:18:45.727 --> 00:18:47.229
  • AND I WOULD BE LIKE, OH, NO, ICAN'T LET YOU PAY.
  • 00:18:47.229 --> 00:18:48.964
  • CAN'T LET YOU PAY.GOD GOT ON ME ABOUT THAT.
  • 00:18:48.964 --> 00:18:49.965
  • GOD GOT ON ME ABOUT THAT.GOD WAS LIKE, THEY'RE NOT JUST
  • 00:18:49.965 --> 00:18:51.500
  • GOD WAS LIKE, THEY'RE NOT JUSTPAYING, THEY'RE SOWING SEED.
  • 00:18:51.500 --> 00:18:54.402
  • PAYING, THEY'RE SOWING SEED.THEY ARE SOWING SEED.
  • 00:18:54.402 --> 00:18:56.938
  • THEY ARE SOWING SEED.SO STOP BLOCKING THEIR BLESSING
  • 00:18:56.938 --> 00:18:58.673
  • SO STOP BLOCKING THEIR BLESSINGBY TRYING TO BE A BLESSING TO
  • 00:18:58.673 --> 00:19:00.475
  • BY TRYING TO BE A BLESSING TOYOU.
  • 00:19:00.475 --> 00:19:01.276
  • YOU.BUT THAT IS A VERY HARD STRUGGLE
  • 00:19:01.276 --> 00:19:02.410
  • BUT THAT IS A VERY HARD STRUGGLEFOR ME.
  • 00:19:02.410 --> 00:19:05.847
  • FOR ME.I KNOW I NEED PRAYER FOR THAT.
  • 00:19:05.847 --> 00:19:07.616
  • I KNOW I NEED PRAYER FOR THAT.I WOULD ALSO SAY THIS.
  • 00:19:07.616 --> 00:19:09.217
  • I WOULD ALSO SAY THIS.THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE WHO ARE
  • 00:19:09.217 --> 00:19:09.918
  • THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE WHO AREWATCHING THIS, YOU ARE THE
  • 00:19:09.918 --> 00:19:11.419
  • WATCHING THIS, YOU ARE THEGIVER.
  • 00:19:11.419 --> 00:19:12.654
  • GIVER.YOU ARE THE ONE WHO'S CONSTANTLY
  • 00:19:12.654 --> 00:19:13.855
  • YOU ARE THE ONE WHO'S CONSTANTLYGIVING, CONSTANTLY CALLING.
  • 00:19:13.855 --> 00:19:15.090
  • GIVING, CONSTANTLY CALLING.CONSTANTLY SOWING, AND MAYBE YOU
  • 00:19:15.090 --> 00:19:16.224
  • CONSTANTLY SOWING, AND MAYBE YOUFEEL LIKE YOU'VE BEEN TAKEN
  • 00:19:16.224 --> 00:19:17.425
  • FEEL LIKE YOU'VE BEEN TAKENADVANTAGE OF.
  • 00:19:17.425 --> 00:19:19.528
  • ADVANTAGE OF.MAYBE YOU FEEL LIKE EVERYONE'S
  • 00:19:19.528 --> 00:19:21.963
  • MAYBE YOU FEEL LIKE EVERYONE'SALWAYS TAKING FROM YOU BUT NO
  • 00:19:21.963 --> 00:19:23.865
  • ALWAYS TAKING FROM YOU BUT NOONE'S EVER GIVING BACK TO YOU.
  • 00:19:23.865 --> 00:19:25.233
  • ONE'S EVER GIVING BACK TO YOU.I WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOU TO KNOW
  • 00:19:25.233 --> 00:19:27.636
  • I WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOU TO KNOWTHAT, IF YOU HAVE A HEART TO
  • 00:19:27.636 --> 00:19:28.904
  • THAT, IF YOU HAVE A HEART TOGIVE, THAT IS A MINISTRY.
  • 00:19:28.904 --> 00:19:31.573
  • GIVE, THAT IS A MINISTRY.IT'S A MINISTRY.
  • 00:19:31.573 --> 00:19:32.908
  • IT'S A MINISTRY.SO DON'T LOOK AT IT AS BEING
  • 00:19:32.908 --> 00:19:33.742
  • SO DON'T LOOK AT IT AS BEINGTAKEN ADVANTAGE OF.
  • 00:19:33.742 --> 00:19:35.911
  • TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF.LOOK AT IT AS GOD USING YOU
  • 00:19:35.911 --> 00:19:38.647
  • LOOK AT IT AS GOD USING YOUSPECIFICALLY TO BE A BLESSING TO
  • 00:19:38.647 --> 00:19:40.682
  • SPECIFICALLY TO BE A BLESSING TOOTHER PEOPLE.
  • 00:19:40.682 --> 00:19:41.316
  • OTHER PEOPLE.AND, I HOPE THEY WOULD BE
  • 00:19:41.316 --> 00:19:42.717
  • AND, I HOPE THEY WOULD BEENCOURAGED, BECAUSE I SENSE THAT
  • 00:19:42.717 --> 00:19:44.352
  • ENCOURAGED, BECAUSE I SENSE THATIN MY SPIRIT AS WE WERE TALKING
  • 00:19:44.352 --> 00:19:45.053
  • IN MY SPIRIT AS WE WERE TALKINGTHAT THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE
  • 00:19:45.053 --> 00:19:46.388
  • THAT THERE ARE SOME PEOPLEWATCHING THIS WHO ARE LIKE,
  • 00:19:46.388 --> 00:19:47.322
  • WATCHING THIS WHO ARE LIKE,YEAH, BUT I GIVE A LOT AND
  • 00:19:47.322 --> 00:19:48.757
  • YEAH, BUT I GIVE A LOT ANDNOBODY GIVES ANYTHING TO ME.
  • 00:19:48.757 --> 00:19:50.592
  • NOBODY GIVES ANYTHING TO ME.YOU ARE ACTUALLY IN MINISTRY.
  • 00:19:50.592 --> 00:19:51.459
  • YOU ARE ACTUALLY IN MINISTRY.YOU ARE IN PURPOSE.
  • 00:19:51.459 --> 00:19:52.727
  • YOU ARE IN PURPOSE.THAT IS WHAT GOD CALLED YOU TO
  • 00:19:52.727 --> 00:19:55.497
  • THAT IS WHAT GOD CALLED YOU TODO.
  • 00:19:55.497 --> 00:19:57.566
  • DO.- Christy: I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:19:57.566 --> 00:19:58.567
  • - Christy: I LOVE THAT.WE WERE EVEN TALKING ABOUT THIS
  • 00:19:58.567 --> 00:19:59.534
  • WE WERE EVEN TALKING ABOUT THISBEFORE WE WENT LIVE A LITTLE
  • 00:19:59.534 --> 00:20:00.202
  • BEFORE WE WENT LIVE A LITTLEWHILE AGO, HOW EVERYONE IS
  • 00:20:00.202 --> 00:20:01.203
  • WHILE AGO, HOW EVERYONE ISEXPERIENCING THIS WHOLE THING SO
  • 00:20:01.203 --> 00:20:04.005
  • EXPERIENCING THIS WHOLE THING SODIFFERENTLY.
  • 00:20:04.005 --> 00:20:05.173
  • DIFFERENTLY.LAURIE, YOU ARE IN CALIFORNIA.
  • 00:20:05.173 --> 00:20:06.441
  • LAURIE, YOU ARE IN CALIFORNIA.YOU'RE EXPERIENCING IT DIFFERENT
  • 00:20:06.441 --> 00:20:07.576
  • YOU'RE EXPERIENCING IT DIFFERENTTHAN WE ARE HERE IN TENNESSEE,
  • 00:20:07.576 --> 00:20:08.677
  • THAN WE ARE HERE IN TENNESSEE,AND ALL OF US REGARDLESS WHERE
  • 00:20:08.677 --> 00:20:09.911
  • AND ALL OF US REGARDLESS WHEREYOU ARE LOCATED, EVEN WHAT YOU
  • 00:20:09.911 --> 00:20:11.346
  • YOU ARE LOCATED, EVEN WHAT YOUARE FEELING, WHAT YOUR WORK AND
  • 00:20:11.346 --> 00:20:12.681
  • ARE FEELING, WHAT YOUR WORK ANDWHAT YOUR LIFE LOOKS LIKE.
  • 00:20:12.681 --> 00:20:13.381
  • WHAT YOUR LIFE LOOKS LIKE.PEOPLE ON THE FRONTLINES THEY
  • 00:20:13.381 --> 00:20:14.282
  • PEOPLE ON THE FRONTLINES THEYARE WORKING NONSTOP.
  • 00:20:14.282 --> 00:20:15.350
  • ARE WORKING NONSTOP.THEY MIGHT BE BEHIND ON LAUNDRY.
  • 00:20:15.350 --> 00:20:18.520
  • THEY MIGHT BE BEHIND ON LAUNDRY.OTHER PEOPLE ARE OUT OF JOBS AND
  • 00:20:18.520 --> 00:20:19.988
  • OTHER PEOPLE ARE OUT OF JOBS ANDTHEY ARE LOOKING FOR JOBS AND
  • 00:20:19.988 --> 00:20:20.989
  • THEY ARE LOOKING FOR JOBS ANDTHEY HAVE ALL THE TIME IN THE
  • 00:20:20.989 --> 00:20:22.157
  • THEY HAVE ALL THE TIME IN THEWORLD.
  • 00:20:22.157 --> 00:20:22.924
  • WORLD.ONE OF THE GROUPS OF PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:20:22.924 --> 00:20:25.260
  • ONE OF THE GROUPS OF PEOPLE THATI STRUGGLE TO REMEMBER BECAUSE
  • 00:20:25.260 --> 00:20:26.795
  • I STRUGGLE TO REMEMBER BECAUSEI'M IN SUCH A DIFFERENT PLACE
  • 00:20:26.795 --> 00:20:28.697
  • I'M IN SUCH A DIFFERENT PLACEIS, MY HOUSE IS LIKE GRAND
  • 00:20:28.697 --> 00:20:29.664
  • IS, MY HOUSE IS LIKE GRANDCENTRAL STATION WITH THREE KIDS
  • 00:20:29.664 --> 00:20:31.399
  • CENTRAL STATION WITH THREE KIDSAND PEOPLE COMING IN AND OUT AND
  • 00:20:31.399 --> 00:20:33.235
  • AND PEOPLE COMING IN AND OUT ANDHELPING MATT, AND MY MOM COMING
  • 00:20:33.235 --> 00:20:34.936
  • HELPING MATT, AND MY MOM COMINGIN.
  • 00:20:34.936 --> 00:20:35.670
  • IN.I'M WOULD GIVE ANYTHING TO HAVE
  • 00:20:35.670 --> 00:20:37.138
  • I'M WOULD GIVE ANYTHING TO HAVEFIVE MINUTES ALONE.
  • 00:20:37.138 --> 00:20:39.341
  • FIVE MINUTES ALONE.ANYTHING.
  • 00:20:39.341 --> 00:20:40.075
  • ANYTHING.TO JUST HAVE FIVE MINUTES OF
  • 00:20:40.075 --> 00:20:42.310
  • TO JUST HAVE FIVE MINUTES OFQUIET.
  • 00:20:42.310 --> 00:20:43.411
  • QUIET.THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE RIGHT NOW
  • 00:20:43.411 --> 00:20:44.446
  • THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE RIGHT NOWTHAT ARE LONELY.
  • 00:20:44.446 --> 00:20:45.580
  • THAT ARE LONELY.I LOVE WHAT YOU WERE TALKING
  • 00:20:45.580 --> 00:20:46.381
  • I LOVE WHAT YOU WERE TALKINGABOUT, RUTH, JUST PICKING UP THE
  • 00:20:46.381 --> 00:20:47.215
  • ABOUT, RUTH, JUST PICKING UP THEPHONE AND CALLING.
  • 00:20:47.215 --> 00:20:49.017
  • PHONE AND CALLING.BECAUSE PEOPLE THAT THAT IS NOT
  • 00:20:49.017 --> 00:20:50.085
  • BECAUSE PEOPLE THAT THAT IS NOTTHEIR REALITY, THEIR HOUSE IS
  • 00:20:50.085 --> 00:20:52.320
  • THEIR REALITY, THEIR HOUSE ISNOT GRAND CENTRAL STATION, THEY
  • 00:20:52.320 --> 00:20:56.925
  • NOT GRAND CENTRAL STATION, THEYMIGHT BE CRAVING JUST A GOOD 30
  • 00:20:56.925 --> 00:20:58.193
  • MIGHT BE CRAVING JUST A GOOD 30MINUTE CONVERSATION JUST PICKING
  • 00:20:58.193 --> 00:20:59.628
  • MINUTE CONVERSATION JUST PICKINGUP THE PHONE AND BEING ABLE TO
  • 00:20:59.628 --> 00:21:00.562
  • UP THE PHONE AND BEING ABLE TOCONNECT, NOT THROUGH SOCIAL
  • 00:21:00.562 --> 00:21:01.997
  • CONNECT, NOT THROUGH SOCIALMEDIA, NOT THROUGH SKYPE, JUST
  • 00:21:01.997 --> 00:21:03.632
  • MEDIA, NOT THROUGH SKYPE, JUSTHEARING SOMEONE'S VOICE AND
  • 00:21:03.632 --> 00:21:04.899
  • HEARING SOMEONE'S VOICE ANDBEING ABLE TO CONNECT WITH THEM.
  • 00:21:04.899 --> 00:21:06.434
  • BEING ABLE TO CONNECT WITH THEM.I THINK WHEN WE REMEMBER THAT
  • 00:21:06.434 --> 00:21:09.237
  • I THINK WHEN WE REMEMBER THATEVERYONE IS NOT EXPERIENCING
  • 00:21:09.237 --> 00:21:13.208
  • EVERYONE IS NOT EXPERIENCINGTHIS LIKE WE ARE, THEN HAD HELPS
  • 00:21:13.208 --> 00:21:13.908
  • THIS LIKE WE ARE, THEN HAD HELPSUS HAVE EMPATHY, EVEN, AGAIN,
  • 00:21:13.908 --> 00:21:15.010
  • US HAVE EMPATHY, EVEN, AGAIN,RUTH, YOU WERE TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:21:15.010 --> 00:21:16.611
  • RUTH, YOU WERE TALKING ABOUTHAVING EMPATHY FOR PEOPLE IN
  • 00:21:16.611 --> 00:21:18.113
  • HAVING EMPATHY FOR PEOPLE INDIFFERENT SITUATIONS WITH
  • 00:21:18.113 --> 00:21:18.847
  • DIFFERENT SITUATIONS WITHDIFFERENT STRUGGLES, WHETHER
  • 00:21:18.847 --> 00:21:19.614
  • DIFFERENT STRUGGLES, WHETHERIT'S WITH WORK, WITH FAMILY,
  • 00:21:19.614 --> 00:21:20.348
  • IT'S WITH WORK, WITH FAMILY,WITH THEIR HOME.
  • 00:21:20.348 --> 00:21:21.449
  • WITH THEIR HOME.I THINK IT JUST GIVES US AN
  • 00:21:21.449 --> 00:21:22.984
  • I THINK IT JUST GIVES US ANOPPORTUNITY THERE TO CONNECT AND
  • 00:21:22.984 --> 00:21:25.053
  • OPPORTUNITY THERE TO CONNECT ANDMEET THOSE NEEDS EVEN IF WE
  • 00:21:25.053 --> 00:21:27.022
  • MEET THOSE NEEDS EVEN IF WEDON'T HAVE THE SAME NEEDS.
  • 00:21:27.022 --> 00:21:28.490
  • DON'T HAVE THE SAME NEEDS.I'M WITH YOU, NONA, I HAVE THE
  • 00:21:28.490 --> 00:21:30.225
  • I'M WITH YOU, NONA, I HAVE THESAME PROBLEM RECEIVING.
  • 00:21:30.225 --> 00:21:32.027
  • SAME PROBLEM RECEIVING.I REALIZED IN ME IT'S A PRIDE
  • 00:21:32.027 --> 00:21:33.662
  • I REALIZED IN ME IT'S A PRIDETHING.
  • 00:21:33.662 --> 00:21:35.530
  • THING.WHEN I GIVE, WHEN I PAY FOR THE
  • 00:21:35.530 --> 00:21:36.865
  • WHEN I GIVE, WHEN I PAY FOR THETAB, IT'S A POSITION OF POWER.
  • 00:21:36.865 --> 00:21:38.366
  • TAB, IT'S A POSITION OF POWER.IT'S LIKE, I'VE GOT THIS.
  • 00:21:38.366 --> 00:21:39.000
  • IT'S LIKE, I'VE GOT THIS.I'M IN CONTROL.
  • 00:21:39.000 --> 00:21:43.972
  • I'M IN CONTROL.IT'S LIKE TO RECEIVE FROM
  • 00:21:43.972 --> 00:21:45.006
  • IT'S LIKE TO RECEIVE FROMSOMEONE IS VERY DIFFICULT.
  • 00:21:45.006 --> 00:21:46.107
  • SOMEONE IS VERY DIFFICULT.I THINK IF WE CAN REMEMBER
  • 00:21:46.107 --> 00:21:46.908
  • I THINK IF WE CAN REMEMBEREVERYONE IS EXPERIENCING THIS
  • 00:21:46.908 --> 00:21:47.709
  • EVERYONE IS EXPERIENCING THISDIFFERENT.
  • 00:21:47.709 --> 00:21:48.810
  • DIFFERENT.EVERYONE HAS DIFFERENT NEEDS,
  • 00:21:48.810 --> 00:21:50.045
  • EVERYONE HAS DIFFERENT NEEDS,WHETHER IT'S TO GIVE MORE, TO
  • 00:21:50.045 --> 00:21:50.679
  • WHETHER IT'S TO GIVE MORE, TORECEIVE MORE, TO CONNECT
  • 00:21:50.679 --> 00:21:51.980
  • RECEIVE MORE, TO CONNECTEMOTIONALLY OR JUST TO HAVE A
  • 00:21:51.980 --> 00:21:53.581
  • EMOTIONALLY OR JUST TO HAVE APOSTMATES GIFT CARD, MAN, IT
  • 00:21:53.581 --> 00:21:54.916
  • POSTMATES GIFT CARD, MAN, ITREALLY OPENS UP OUR EYES TO
  • 00:21:54.916 --> 00:21:57.986
  • REALLY OPENS UP OUR EYES TOWHERE WE CAN STEP IN AND LIKE
  • 00:21:57.986 --> 00:21:58.753
  • WHERE WE CAN STEP IN AND LIKEYOU SAID, BE THE HANDS AND FEET
  • 00:21:58.753 --> 00:22:00.255
  • YOU SAID, BE THE HANDS AND FEETOF JESUS IN DIFFERENT WAYS FOR
  • 00:22:00.255 --> 00:22:01.189
  • OF JESUS IN DIFFERENT WAYS FORDIFFERENT PEOPLE DEPENDING ON
  • 00:22:01.189 --> 00:22:03.558
  • DIFFERENT PEOPLE DEPENDING ONWHAT THOSE NEEDS ARE.
  • 00:22:03.558 --> 00:22:04.726
  • WHAT THOSE NEEDS ARE.- Jamie: THIS CONVERSATION
  • 00:22:04.726 --> 00:22:06.027
  • - Jamie: THIS CONVERSATIONTODAY HAS BEEN SUCH A BLESSING
  • 00:22:06.027 --> 00:22:06.895
  • TODAY HAS BEEN SUCH A BLESSINGFOR MYSELF AND I HOPE IT HAS
  • 00:22:06.895 --> 00:22:07.462
  • FOR MYSELF AND I HOPE IT HASBEEN FOR YOU AS WELL.
  • 00:22:07.462 --> 00:22:09.230
  • BEEN FOR YOU AS WELL.THERE'S NO DENYING THAT RIGHT
  • 00:22:09.230 --> 00:22:11.099
  • THERE'S NO DENYING THAT RIGHTNOW WE ARE LIVING IN A SEASON
  • 00:22:11.099 --> 00:22:13.501
  • NOW WE ARE LIVING IN A SEASONWHEN SO MANY PEOPLE ARE IN NEED
  • 00:22:13.501 --> 00:22:15.370
  • WHEN SO MANY PEOPLE ARE IN NEEDOF CARE THAT THEY MIGHT NOT HAVE
  • 00:22:15.370 --> 00:22:16.438
  • OF CARE THAT THEY MIGHT NOT HAVEEXPERIENCED BEFORE.
  • 00:22:16.438 --> 00:22:17.405
  • EXPERIENCED BEFORE.PEOPLE LOSING JOBS, PEOPLE NOT
  • 00:22:17.405 --> 00:22:19.741
  • PEOPLE LOSING JOBS, PEOPLE NOTKNOWING HOW THEY'RE GONNA FEED
  • 00:22:19.741 --> 00:22:20.375
  • KNOWING HOW THEY'RE GONNA FEEDTHEIR CHILDREN.
  • 00:22:20.375 --> 00:22:21.743
  • THEIR CHILDREN.LIKE NONA MENTIONED, CHILDREN
  • 00:22:21.743 --> 00:22:23.278
  • LIKE NONA MENTIONED, CHILDRENWHO WOULD NORMALLY BE EATING AT
  • 00:22:23.278 --> 00:22:24.813
  • WHO WOULD NORMALLY BE EATING ATSCHOOL ARE NOW HAVING TO FIGURE
  • 00:22:24.813 --> 00:22:25.814
  • SCHOOL ARE NOW HAVING TO FIGUREOUT HOW THEY ARE GONNA EAT AT
  • 00:22:25.814 --> 00:22:27.882
  • OUT HOW THEY ARE GONNA EAT ATHOME.
  • 00:22:27.882 --> 00:22:28.883
  • HOME.THIS IS ALSO A SEASON IN OUR
  • 00:22:28.883 --> 00:22:30.352
  • THIS IS ALSO A SEASON IN OURLIFE WHERE WE ARE SEEING SO MANY
  • 00:22:30.352 --> 00:22:32.253
  • LIFE WHERE WE ARE SEEING SO MANYPEOPLE AND INDIVIDUALS AND
  • 00:22:32.253 --> 00:22:33.822
  • PEOPLE AND INDIVIDUALS ANDORGANIZATIONS STEP UP AND MEET
  • 00:22:33.822 --> 00:22:35.857
  • ORGANIZATIONS STEP UP AND MEETNEEDS OF THE COMMUNITIES AROUND
  • 00:22:35.857 --> 00:22:36.891
  • NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITIES AROUNDTHEM.
  • 00:22:36.891 --> 00:22:38.360
  • THEM.IT IS BEAUTIFUL TO SEE THIS
  • 00:22:38.360 --> 00:22:39.994
  • IT IS BEAUTIFUL TO SEE THISHAPPEN.
  • 00:22:39.994 --> 00:22:40.695
  • HAPPEN.IT'S BEAUTIFUL TO SEE PEOPLE
  • 00:22:40.695 --> 00:22:42.430
  • IT'S BEAUTIFUL TO SEE PEOPLEBEING THE HANDS AND FEET OF
  • 00:22:42.430 --> 00:22:44.399
  • BEING THE HANDS AND FEET OFJESUS.
  • 00:22:44.399 --> 00:22:45.166
  • JESUS.SO I HOPE AS YOU LISTEN TO US
  • 00:22:45.166 --> 00:22:46.601
  • SO I HOPE AS YOU LISTEN TO USTALK TODAY AND BE VULNERABLE
  • 00:22:46.601 --> 00:22:48.136
  • TALK TODAY AND BE VULNERABLEWITH THE THINGS WE STRUGGLE WITH
  • 00:22:48.136 --> 00:22:50.305
  • WITH THE THINGS WE STRUGGLE WITHWITH CARING FOR OTHERS BY GIVING
  • 00:22:50.305 --> 00:22:52.073
  • WITH CARING FOR OTHERS BY GIVINGOR RECEIVING, THAT YOU TOO WOULD
  • 00:22:52.073 --> 00:22:53.775
  • OR RECEIVING, THAT YOU TOO WOULDLOOK AND DO AN INVENTORY OF
  • 00:22:53.775 --> 00:22:55.310
  • LOOK AND DO AN INVENTORY OFYOURSELF AND ASK GOD, GOD, HOW
  • 00:22:55.310 --> 00:22:57.946
  • YOURSELF AND ASK GOD, GOD, HOWCAN I GIVE MORE?
  • 00:22:57.946 --> 00:22:59.781
  • CAN I GIVE MORE?HOW CAN I GIVE IN A WAY THAT'S
  • 00:22:59.781 --> 00:23:01.116
  • HOW CAN I GIVE IN A WAY THAT'SGONNA BE BENEFICIAL TO THE
  • 00:23:01.116 --> 00:23:01.950
  • GONNA BE BENEFICIAL TO THEPEOPLE IN MY COMMUNITY?
  • 00:23:01.950 --> 00:23:04.185
  • PEOPLE IN MY COMMUNITY?AND THEN MAYBE YOU NEED TO PRAY
  • 00:23:04.185 --> 00:23:04.919
  • AND THEN MAYBE YOU NEED TO PRAYAND ASK GOD, HOW CAN I RECEIVE
  • 00:23:04.919 --> 00:23:06.154
  • AND ASK GOD, HOW CAN I RECEIVEBETTER?
  • 00:23:06.154 --> 00:23:07.522
  • BETTER?HOW CAN I RECEIVE THE GIFTS
  • 00:23:07.522 --> 00:23:09.591
  • HOW CAN I RECEIVE THE GIFTSPEOPLE ARE GIVING ME WITH A
  • 00:23:09.591 --> 00:23:11.559
  • PEOPLE ARE GIVING ME WITH AJOYFUL HEART KNOWING THEY ARE
  • 00:23:11.559 --> 00:23:13.595
  • JOYFUL HEART KNOWING THEY AREGIVING A BLESSING TO YOU AND YOU
  • 00:23:13.595 --> 00:23:14.929
  • GIVING A BLESSING TO YOU AND YOUDON'T WANT TO INTERFERE WITH THE
  • 00:23:14.929 --> 00:23:16.097
  • DON'T WANT TO INTERFERE WITH THEBLESSING THEY ARE GIVING.
  • 00:23:16.097 --> 00:23:19.200
  • BLESSING THEY ARE GIVING.BECAUSE THIS IS A DIFFICULT
  • 00:23:19.200 --> 00:23:21.136
  • BECAUSE THIS IS A DIFFICULTSEASON FOR SO MANY PEOPLE.
  • 00:23:21.136 --> 00:23:22.103
  • SEASON FOR SO MANY PEOPLE.I'M GONNA PRAY FOR US TODAY THAT
  • 00:23:22.103 --> 00:23:25.440
  • I'M GONNA PRAY FOR US TODAY THATWE WOULD BE GIVERS AND RECEIVERS
  • 00:23:25.440 --> 00:23:27.175
  • WE WOULD BE GIVERS AND RECEIVERSIN THE WAY GOD HAS SET UP FOR US
  • 00:23:27.175 --> 00:23:28.076
  • IN THE WAY GOD HAS SET UP FOR USTO DO.
  • 00:23:28.076 --> 00:23:31.713
  • TO DO.LET ME PRAY FOR US.
  • 00:23:31.713 --> 00:23:32.447
  • LET ME PRAY FOR US.GOD, I'M SO GRATEFUL FOR YOUR
  • 00:23:32.447 --> 00:23:35.016
  • GOD, I'M SO GRATEFUL FOR YOURPEOPLE.
  • 00:23:35.016 --> 00:23:35.717
  • PEOPLE.I REALLY AM.
  • 00:23:35.717 --> 00:23:38.219
  • I REALLY AM.I LOOK AROUND AND I SEE THE BODY
  • 00:23:38.219 --> 00:23:40.522
  • I LOOK AROUND AND I SEE THE BODYOF CHRIST BEING THE HANDS AND
  • 00:23:40.522 --> 00:23:41.623
  • OF CHRIST BEING THE HANDS ANDFEET OF JESUS.
  • 00:23:41.623 --> 00:23:43.291
  • FEET OF JESUS.I SEE PEOPLE GIVING.
  • 00:23:43.291 --> 00:23:45.059
  • I SEE PEOPLE GIVING.I SEE PEOPLE SERVING.
  • 00:23:45.059 --> 00:23:46.327
  • I SEE PEOPLE SERVING.I SEE PEOPLE SHOWING UP IN WAYS
  • 00:23:46.327 --> 00:23:48.229
  • I SEE PEOPLE SHOWING UP IN WAYSTHEY NEVER HAVE BEFORE.
  • 00:23:48.229 --> 00:23:49.063
  • THEY NEVER HAVE BEFORE.AND MAYBE EVEN NEVER IMAGINED
  • 00:23:49.063 --> 00:23:50.632
  • AND MAYBE EVEN NEVER IMAGINEDTHEY COULD.
  • 00:23:50.632 --> 00:23:52.267
  • THEY COULD.GOD, I SEE THE WAY YOU ARE
  • 00:23:52.267 --> 00:23:54.235
  • GOD, I SEE THE WAY YOU AREEQUIPPING CHURCHES AND
  • 00:23:54.235 --> 00:23:56.704
  • EQUIPPING CHURCHES ANDORGANIZATIONS TO MAYBE FLIP THE
  • 00:23:56.704 --> 00:23:58.106
  • ORGANIZATIONS TO MAYBE FLIP THESCRIPT A LITTLE BIT AND DO
  • 00:23:58.106 --> 00:23:59.007
  • SCRIPT A LITTLE BIT AND DOTHINGS DIFFERENTLY THAN THEY
  • 00:23:59.007 --> 00:24:01.309
  • THINGS DIFFERENTLY THAN THEYHAVE BEEN.
  • 00:24:01.309 --> 00:24:03.645
  • HAVE BEEN.GOD, I THANK YOU BECAUSE YOU ARE
  • 00:24:03.645 --> 00:24:04.712
  • GOD, I THANK YOU BECAUSE YOU ARETHE ONE THAT'S GIFTED PEOPLE AND
  • 00:24:04.712 --> 00:24:05.480
  • THE ONE THAT'S GIFTED PEOPLE ANDEQUIPPED THEM TO DO THIS.
  • 00:24:05.480 --> 00:24:07.949
  • EQUIPPED THEM TO DO THIS.SO GOD, WOULD YOU BE ALSO WITH
  • 00:24:07.949 --> 00:24:09.083
  • SO GOD, WOULD YOU BE ALSO WITHUS THAT ARE RECEIVING CARE?
  • 00:24:09.083 --> 00:24:10.318
  • US THAT ARE RECEIVING CARE?WOULD YOU HELP US TO RECEIVE IN
  • 00:24:10.318 --> 00:24:13.721
  • WOULD YOU HELP US TO RECEIVE INA WAY THAT IS THANKFUL AND
  • 00:24:13.721 --> 00:24:15.590
  • A WAY THAT IS THANKFUL ANDRECEIVE IN A WAY THAT SAYS I SEE
  • 00:24:15.590 --> 00:24:17.325
  • RECEIVE IN A WAY THAT SAYS I SEETHE BLESSING YOU ARE GIVING ME
  • 00:24:17.325 --> 00:24:19.093
  • THE BLESSING YOU ARE GIVING MEAND IT IS GOD THAT HAS PROVIDED
  • 00:24:19.093 --> 00:24:19.627
  • AND IT IS GOD THAT HAS PROVIDEDTHAT.
  • 00:24:19.627 --> 00:24:21.763
  • THAT.WOULD WE SEE YOU IN THE MIDST OF
  • 00:24:21.763 --> 00:24:22.764
  • WOULD WE SEE YOU IN THE MIDST OFEVERYTHING.
  • 00:24:22.764 --> 00:24:24.299
  • EVERYTHING.GOD, I PRAY FOR OUR ESSENTIAL
  • 00:24:24.299 --> 00:24:25.333
  • GOD, I PRAY FOR OUR ESSENTIALWORKERS ON THE FRONTLINES.
  • 00:24:25.333 --> 00:24:26.468
  • WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINES.GOD, WOULD YOU KEEP THEM SAFE?
  • 00:24:26.468 --> 00:24:30.271
  • GOD, WOULD YOU KEEP THEM SAFE?AND WOULD YOU HELP THEM TO DO
  • 00:24:30.271 --> 00:24:32.073
  • AND WOULD YOU HELP THEM TO DOTHEIR JOB TO BRING GLORY TO YOU.
  • 00:24:32.073 --> 00:24:33.007
  • THEIR JOB TO BRING GLORY TO YOU.GOD, WE LOVE YOU AND WE THANK
  • 00:24:33.007 --> 00:24:35.643
  • GOD, WE LOVE YOU AND WE THANKYOU FOR JESUS, AMEN.
  • 00:24:35.643 --> 00:24:36.611
  • YOU FOR JESUS, AMEN.- Laurie: YOU KNOW, OUR "BETTER
  • 00:24:36.611 --> 00:24:37.345
  • - Laurie: YOU KNOW, OUR "BETTERTOGETHER" COMMUNITY IS ALWAYS
  • 00:24:37.345 --> 00:24:38.279
  • TOGETHER" COMMUNITY IS ALWAYSHERE FOR YOU.
  • 00:24:38.279 --> 00:24:39.047
  • HERE FOR YOU.YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ON
  • 00:24:39.047 --> 00:24:40.248
  • YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ONSOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOW HOW
  • 00:24:40.248 --> 00:24:41.149
  • SOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOW HOWWE CAN PRAY FOR YOU.
  • 00:24:41.149 --> 00:24:43.017
  • WE CAN PRAY FOR YOU.THANKS FOR JOINING US TODAY.
  • 00:24:43.017 --> 00:24:44.819
  • THANKS FOR JOINING US TODAY.THIS SEASON HAS NOT SLOWED DOWN
  • 00:24:44.819 --> 00:24:45.954
  • THIS SEASON HAS NOT SLOWED DOWNFOR US.
  • 00:24:45.954 --> 00:24:47.989
  • FOR US.OUR LIVES ARE STILL BUSY BUT
  • 00:24:47.989 --> 00:24:49.224
  • OUR LIVES ARE STILL BUSY BUTJESUS TELLS US, I WILL GIVE YOU
  • 00:24:49.224 --> 00:24:51.359
  • JESUS TELLS US, I WILL GIVE YOUREST.
  • 00:24:51.359 --> 00:24:52.894
  • REST.TOMORROW WE WILL TALK ABOUT
  • 00:24:52.894 --> 00:24:54.696
  • TOMORROW WE WILL TALK ABOUTREFRESHING OUR MIND, BODY AND
  • 00:24:54.696 --> 00:24:56.030
  • REFRESHING OUR MIND, BODY ANDSOULS.
  • 00:24:56.030 --> 00:24:57.432
  • SOULS.WE WILL SEE YOU THEN WITH ALL
  • 00:24:57.432 --> 00:24:58.233
  • WE WILL SEE YOU THEN WITH ALLTHESE BEAUTIFUL WOMEN.
  • 00:24:58.233 --> 00:24:59.834
  • THESE BEAUTIFUL WOMEN.I LOVE YOU.
  • 00:24:59.834 --> 00:25:00.468
  • I LOVE YOU.YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING.
  • 00:25:00.468 --> 00:25:02.270
  • YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING.YOU KNOW, THESE ARE GREAT WOMEN
  • 00:25:02.270 --> 00:25:02.770
  • YOU KNOW, THESE ARE GREAT WOMENTO FOLLOW.
  • 00:25:02.770 --> 00:25:04.272
  • TO FOLLOW.THEY ALL HAVE INSTAGRAMS AND
  • 00:25:04.272 --> 00:25:06.641
  • THEY ALL HAVE INSTAGRAMS ANDBLOGS AND PODCASTS, AND THEY ARE
  • 00:25:06.641 --> 00:25:08.409
  • BLOGS AND PODCASTS, AND THEY AREJUST AMAZING, AND I LOVE YOU
  • 00:25:08.409 --> 00:25:09.944
  • JUST AMAZING, AND I LOVE YOUWITH ALL MY HEART.
  • 00:25:09.944 --> 00:25:11.012
  • WITH ALL MY HEART.THANK YOU FOR BEING IN MY LIFE.
  • 00:25:11.012 --> 00:25:13.181
  • THANK YOU FOR BEING IN MY LIFE.AND, AGAIN, WE THANK YOU,
  • 00:25:13.181 --> 00:25:14.382
  • AND, AGAIN, WE THANK YOU,EVERYONE, WHO IS KEEPING OUR
  • 00:25:14.382 --> 00:25:16.885
  • EVERYONE, WHO IS KEEPING OURWORLD AT A NORMAL PACE FOR THE
  • 00:25:16.885 --> 00:25:17.752
  • WORLD AT A NORMAL PACE FOR THEREST OF US.
  • 00:25:17.752 --> 00:25:18.686
  • REST OF US.THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU DO.
  • 00:25:18.686 --> 00:25:20.088
  • THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU DO.WE LOVE YOU.
  • 00:25:20.088 --> 00:25:21.823
  • WE LOVE YOU.HAVE A GREAT, GREAT DAY.
  • 00:25:21.823 --> 00:25:22.891
  • HAVE A GREAT, GREAT DAY.(KISSING)
  • 00:25:22.891 --> 00:25:24.259
  • (KISSING)BYE-BYE.
  • 00:25:24.259 --> 00:25:29.999