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Praise | The State of Faith: Southern Hemisphere | February 18, 2021

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February 18, 2021
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Re-live how the message of Jesus traveled to the Southern Hemisphere and discover the land of greatest growth for Christianity today.

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Praise | The State of Faith: Southern Hemisphere | February 18, 2021

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  • ♪♪
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  • - THEY WEREKICKED OUT OF SCHOOL.
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  • THEY WERE DOING DRUGS.
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  • THESE KIDS AREIN TROUBLE.
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  • - THE WORD SAYS THAT HE'LLNEVER LEAVE YOU, NEVER
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  • FORSAKE YOU, AND HE WILLALWAYS SHOW YOU A
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  • WAY THROUGH.
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  • AND EVEN IN MY DARKESTTIMES, GOD TURNED UP.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - TONIGHT ON PRAISE, ASTATE OF FAITH SPECIAL.
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  • FROM THE BEACHES ANDDESERTS OF AUSTRALIA TO
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  • HISTORIC NEW ZEALANDAND VAST ANTARCTICA, IT'S
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  • THE STATE OF FAITH LANDSDOWN UNDER SPECIAL.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - JOINING THE MOB,THERE WAS ALWAYS
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  • THAT CAMARADERIE.
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  • THEY WATCH YOUR BACK.
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  • YOU WATCH THEIRS.
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  • THAT'S WHAT THE GANGBECAME TO ME WAS A SENSE
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  • OF BROTHERHOOD,DON'T BACK DOWN.
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  • ALL FOR ONE, ONE FOR ALL.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - I DIDN'T KNOWWHY I WAS ANGRY.
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  • SOMETIMES I WOULD GO TONIGHT CLUBS AND I'D LOOK
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  • AT SOMEBODY AND I'D JUSTGET UP AND PUNCH THEM.
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  • SMASH THEM.
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  • ♪♪
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  • PRISON IS PRISON.
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  • YOU DO THE CRIME,YOU DO THE TIME.
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  • NOT FOR TRIVIAL MATTERSBUT VIOLENT MATTERS, YOU KNOW.
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  • I SUDDENLY HAD AVIOLENT STREAK IN ME.
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  • IN A YEAR YOU'RE GOING TOGET A BULLET OR YOU'RE
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  • GOING TO OD.
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  • ♪ CHOOSE THE BIBLE...
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  • - WITHOUT MY SISTER,I WOULDN'T BE HERE.
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  • SHE GOT SAVED IN 1975.
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  • I WAS ACTUALLY GOINGTO PRISON THAT YEAR.
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  • MAYBE THAT'S WHY SHE HAD THECONVICTION TO PRAY FOR ME.
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  • MIRACULOUSLY ONE DAY IWOULDN'T HAVE CALLED HER
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  • IN A DARK MOMENT, BUT I HAD APASTOR THAT CAME TO ME.
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  • HIS WIFE SAID, YOU BETTERGO TO THE COURTHOUSE
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  • BECAUSE THERE'S A BOYTHAT'S GOING TO GIVE YOUR
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  • HEART TO JESUS.
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  • HE SAID OH, DO YOUMIND IF I PRAY?
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  • I SAID, WHAT TYPE OFPRAYER ARE YOU GOING
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  • TO PRAY?
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  • AND THEN HE SAYS TO ME,OH, I'LL JUST -I'M GOING
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  • TO PRAY GOD'S WILL INYOUR LIFE FOR
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  • THIS SITUATION.
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  • I FELT THE GRACE OF GODWAS OVER MY LIFE RIGHT
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  • THERE AND THEN.
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  • AND THEN FROM THAT TIMEON I SAID LORD, I'M GOING
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  • TO SERVE YOU FORTHE REST OF MY LIFE.
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  • ♪♪
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  • YOU KNOW, THE WORD SAYSTHAT HE WILL NEVER LEAVE
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  • YOU, NEVER FORSAKE, ANDHE WILL ALWAYS SHOW YOU A
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  • WAY THROUGH, AND EVENIN MY DARKEST TIMES GOD
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  • TURNED UP.
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  • AND HE CAME THROUGHTHAT PASTOR.
  • 00:02:44.378 --> 00:02:47.915
  • I NEEDED TO FIND WHERETHAT ANGER CAME FROM.
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  • IT WAS IMPORTANT FOR ME,AND I TRACED IT FROM
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  • MY CHILDHOOD.
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  • MOM AND DAD NOT KNOWINGTHAT I WAS ABUSED BY ONE
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  • OF THE NEIGHBORS, I WOULDHAVE BEEN VERY YOUNG, A
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  • LITTLE BOY INA LITTLE TOWN.
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  • I DIDN'T KNOW PEOPLECOULD DO THOSE THINGS TO
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  • YOU, YOU KNOW.
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  • ABUSE YOU AND THAT WHOLEAREA OF MY LIFE JUST GOT
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  • TAKEN AWAY WITHOUT EVENKNOWING THAT IT WAS BEING
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  • TAKEN AWAY, YEAH.
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  • THE REASON I BELIEVE WHYI WENT IN HAD THE GANG
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  • BECAUSE IT WAS THAT DEEPABUSE IN MY LIFE, AND I
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  • WAS CARRYING THAT HATRED.
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  • THAT ANGER HAS BEENDEALT WITH NOW.
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  • CHRIST HAS REDEEMED MEFROM PAST HURTS, PAINS.
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  • I'M A FORMER GANG LEADER.
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  • I THOUGHT GET ON THEROAD, TAKE THE MESSAGE
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  • OUT ON THE ROAD.
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  • MY FAITH INGOD, SALVATION.
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  • PEOPLE JUST AREFASCINATED BY THE FACT
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  • THAT SOMEBODY CAN CHANGE.
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  • A PERSON CAN CHANGE.
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  • I'M SO GRATEFUL.
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  • WHERE I'VE COME FROM INTHE PAST AND WHERE HE'S
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  • GOT ME TODAY, YOU KNOW.
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  • I'M SO GRATEFUL,YOU KNOW.
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  • ♪♪
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  • WHEN I LOOK BACK OVER MYGANG LIFE, EVEN TAKING
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  • THE WRAP, JESUS TOOKTHE WRAP FOR US.
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  • HE TOOK OUR SINS, AND ICAN IDENTIFY WHEN I CAME
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  • TO THE LORD, I TOOK THEWRAP FOR THE BROTHERS AND
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  • THE LORD TOOKTHE WRAP FOR US.
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  • ♪♪
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  • I USED TO HEAR THEM SAY I'MGOING TO KILL MY DAD.
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  • I HATE MY DAD.
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  • THEY HAD THAT REAL ANGRYHEART, SO I BECAME THEIR
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  • FATHER ROLE MODELTO THE BROTHERS.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - I'D BEEN RAPED FROM 4 MONTHSTO FOUR YEARS, AND MY DAD
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  • HAD A KNIFE TO MY THROAT.
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  • I ENDED UP IN PRISONWITH 15 TO 21.
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  • I'VE DONE 5 ANDA HALF YEARS.
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  • I'VE SEEN MURDERS,STABBINGS, AND ALL THAT
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  • STUFF WAS NORMAL TO ME.
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  • [CRASHING]
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  • BUT GOD NEVERGAVE UP ON ME.
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  • THE DAY I GOT OUT I GOTASKED TO GO TO CHURCH,
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  • AND THIS FELLA CAME UPAND SAID, YOU DOWN WANT
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  • TO GIVE YOUR LIFE TO THELORD, AND HE PRAYED FOR ME.
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  • WHEN HE PRAYED, FIVEMINUTES LATER I JUST
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  • BROKE DOWN LIKE A LITTLECHILD, BUT I FELT THIS
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  • PRESENCE THAT INEVER FELT BEFORE.
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  • BUT I FELT PEACE THROUGHTHE GRACE OF GOD.
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  • HE'S HELPED ME THROUGH MYBATTLES OF VIOLENCE, MY
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  • WHOLE MIND SET, MY WHOLEBEING HAS BEEN CHANGED
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  • FROM THE INSIDE OUTTHROUGH THE GRACE OF GOD
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  • AND THROUGH THEHOLY SPIRIT.
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  • - YOU BUILD ON THE FOUNDATIONTHAT CHRIST HAS BUILT IN YOUR
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  • IN YOUR LIFE.
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  • CHRIST IS IN YOU.
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  • WE'VE GOT TO TAKE BACKWHAT THE ENEMY HAS STOLEN
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  • FROM US.
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  • - GOD, I RELEASE DIVINEHEALING INTO THIS MAN'S
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  • HEART, LORD.
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  • - I'VE BEEN SET FREE OFDRUG ADDICTION, ANGER,
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  • HATRED, JUST THAT PEACETHAT WE RECEIVE, WALKING
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  • IN HIS PEACE.
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  • WHOM THE SON SETSFREE IS FREE INDEED.
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  • - THIS YEAR GOD SAID TOME, MY SON, I WANT YOU TO
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  • GET ON THE ROAD, AND IWANT YOU TO START FROM
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  • QUEENSTOWN AND I WANT YOU TO GORIGHT OUT THEODORE, NEW
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  • ZEALAND AND MINISTER INTOEVERY TOWN THAT YOU
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  • COME ACROSS.
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  • HAVING THAT PERSONALRELATIONSHIP WITH HIM,
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  • THE PURPOSE HE'S GIVEN USIN OUR LIVES IS TO GO OUT
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  • AND REACH THE LOST.
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  • IT TAKES YOU PLACES THATYOU'VE NEVER BEEN BEFORE
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  • WHEN YOU'RE ON A BIKE.
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  • ♪♪
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  • IT'S A FREEDOM THAT I'VENEVER EXPERIENCED BEFORE.
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  • BEING IN GOD'SAGENDA IS FREEDOM.
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  • FATHER, SON, HOLYSPIRIT, AND YOU.
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  • AND THE WIND.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - IT'S AN AMAZING THINGHERE IN NEW ZEALAND.
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  • WE ARE IN A VERYSECULAR SOCIETY.
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  • I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLETHINK THAT NEW ZEALAND IS
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  • GOD CENTERED.
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  • IT'S THE OPPOSITE.
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  • VERY LIBERALIN OUR VIEWS.
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  • AND WE HAVE HAD TO LEARNTHAT FOR THE GOSPEL TO
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  • TOUCH EVERYDAY NEWZEALANDERS WE NEED TO
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  • MAKE IT RELEVANT.
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  • I REMEMBER BACK I THINK29 YEARS AGO, THE CHURCH
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  • BY IN LARGE WAS JUSTFOCUSED ON THEOLOGY SO
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  • MUCH SO THAT EVERYDAYNEW ZEALANDERS DIDN'T
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  • UNDERSTAND THE GOSPEL.
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  • AND I THINK WE'D LOSTSOME RELEVANCY
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  • WHEREAS TODAY WE'VELEARNED THAT REACHING
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  • PEOPLE THROUGH THEIR NEEDAND COMMUNITY AND HAVING
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  • A RELEVANT GOSPEL THAT'SUNCOMPROMISED IS SEEING
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  • LITERALLY THOUSANDS OFPEOPLE COME TO CHRIST.
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  • THE CHURCH TOGETHER LIKEIT'S NEVER BEEN BEFORE.
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  • AND I BELIEVE OURBEST DAYS ARE AHEAD.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - MY MOM SHEWAS A PROSTITUTE.
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  • MY DAD BEING ANAMPHETAMINE USER HAD
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  • DRUGS AROUND HIMALL THE TIME.
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  • I WAS GIVEN DRUGS AT AREALLY YOUNG AGE, AND I
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  • JUST BEEN ABUSED.
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  • WENT INTO THE BATHROOMAND SHUT THE SLIDING DOOR
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  • AND LOCKED MYSELF IN, ANDI LEARNED HOW TO PUT A
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  • KNIFE THROUGH THE DOOR TOLOCK IT AND JAM IT, AND I
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  • JUST REMEMBER JUSTNEEDING TO ESCAPE.
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  • ♪♪
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  • [SAW BUZZING]
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  • - MOST OF MY SCHOOL TIMEFROM GRAMMAR THROUGH TO
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  • COLLEGE I WAS BULLIED.
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  • BY THE AGE OF 16 I LEFTHOME AND WENT OUT ON MY
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  • OWN SMOKING MARIJUANA,DRINKING LOTS OF ALCOHOL,
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  • MAKING DUMBDECISIONS, NOT REALLY
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  • CARING ABOUT WHAT I DIDOR WHO IT AFFECTED.
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  • HAD A LOT OFANGER INSIDE.
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  • SOME THINGS WENT SOUTHAND DIDN'T WORK OUT.
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  • I LOST MY JOB.
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  • GOT INTRODUCED TO METHAMPHETAMINE AND BECAME
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  • VERY HEAVILY ADDICTEDVERY QUICKLY.
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  • ♪♪
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  • USED TO COME DOWN HEREWHEN I WASN'T ABLE TO
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  • SLEEP, AND I WASDEEP IN PSYCHOSIS.
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  • YOU SAY THINGS.
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  • YOU HEAR THINGS.
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  • SITTING HERE LOOKINGAROUND AT THE WATER.
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  • MAYBE I COULD JUST JUMPIN AND NOT COME UP
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  • FOR AIR.
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  • ♪♪
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  • [BIRDS CHIRPING]
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  • ♪♪
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  • - I LOVE FARMING.
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  • GOT MARRIED AND BOUGHT MYOWN COWS SO I WAS GETTING
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  • INTO THAT SORT OFFARM OWNERSHIP SPACE.
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  • THERE WAS A FEELINGINSIDE, IS THIS MY LIFE?
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  • I REALLY FELT THIS THINGGROWING INSIDE OF MY
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  • HEART, AND IT WAS SAMEWITH MICHELLE, AND WE
  • 00:10:02.182 --> 00:10:04.151
  • WANTED TO DO SOMETHINGTHAT HAD MORE PURPOSE
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  • THAN JUST LOOKINGAFTER PROPERTY.
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  • WE HAD THIS PHONE CALLCOUPLE YEARS LATER.
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  • IT WAS TO TEACH KIDSFARMING SKILLS.
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  • CAME OUT TO THISINTERVIEW AND REALIZED
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  • THIS WASN'T TEACHINGKIDS FARMING.
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  • IT WAS KIND OF MORE THESEKIDS WERE IN TROUBLE.
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  • THEY WERE KICKEDOUT OF SCHOOL.
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  • THEY WERE DOING DRUGS.
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  • [SIREN]
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  • [STRUGGLING]
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  • I CAME BACK IN THE VANAT THE END OF THAT WEEK
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  • THINKING, WHAT HAVE IJUST LED MY FAMILY INTO?
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  • WHERE IT STARTED A SHIFTFOR ME WAS WHEN I STARTED
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  • TO HEAR THE KIDS STORIES,AND I LIKE -WHO'S IN YOUR
  • 00:10:44.057 --> 00:10:48.328
  • CORNER, BUDDY?
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  • YOU'RE TELLING ME YOUGOT KICKED OUT OF SCHOOL
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  • BECAUSE YOU SWORE ATA TEACHER OR A KID.
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  • BUT YOU JUST TOLD ME THATYOU GET BEATEN UP AT HOME
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  • BY YOUR FATHER?
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  • IT WAS ALMOST SOMETHING,IT WAS ALMOST LIKE MY
  • 00:11:02.976 --> 00:11:04.111
  • HEART GOT BRANDED, ANDI WAS LIKE YOU KNOW WHAT?
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  • I'M GOING TO STANDIN YOUR CORNER.
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  • I DON'T KNOW HOW TO HELPYOU, BUT ALL I DO KNOW IS
  • 00:11:10.183 --> 00:11:12.686
  • YOU JUST NEED SOMEONEJUST TO LISTEN.
  • 00:11:12.786 --> 00:11:17.924
  • [POUNDING BAG]
  • 00:11:18.024 --> 00:11:19.526
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:11:19.626 --> 00:11:22.395
  • - SO WHAT STARTED OFFWORKING WITH KIDS THAT
  • 00:11:23.063 --> 00:11:24.331
  • WERE ACTUALLY REMOVEDOUT OF COLLEGE.
  • 00:11:24.431 --> 00:11:25.632
  • THEY WEREN'T ALLOWEDIN THE COLLEGE SYSTEM
  • 00:11:25.732 --> 00:11:26.967
  • BECAUSE OF THEDISOBEDIENCE, NOW WE'RE
  • 00:11:27.067 --> 00:11:28.969
  • WORKING WITH -WE'REWORKING IN THE
  • 00:11:29.069 --> 00:11:30.470
  • MENTORING SPACE.
  • 00:11:30.570 --> 00:11:32.639
  • FATHER, WE COME TO THISPLACE THAT WE CALL
  • 00:11:32.739 --> 00:11:34.708
  • SPRING BOARD THAT WE CAN HELPAND GIVE OUT THE LOVE
  • 00:11:34.808 --> 00:11:36.643
  • THAT YOU'VE GIVEN USTO OTHERS AROUND US.
  • 00:11:36.743 --> 00:11:40.380
  • HEY, GUYS!
  • 00:11:41.481 --> 00:11:42.549
  • THAT'S AWESOME!
  • 00:11:42.649 --> 00:11:43.450
  • A BIG PUSH WE GOTIS GIVING THE
  • 00:11:43.550 --> 00:11:45.185
  • CONFIDENCE AND SKILLS,AND ALL THE THINGS THEY
  • 00:11:45.285 --> 00:11:48.121
  • NEED TO GET INTOEMPLOYMENT.
  • 00:11:48.221 --> 00:11:52.159
  • THAT'S TOO GOOD.
  • 00:11:52.259 --> 00:11:53.226
  • - TOO GOOD?
  • 00:11:53.326 --> 00:11:54.628
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:11:54.728 --> 00:11:56.897
  • [SAW BUZZING]
  • 00:11:56.997 --> 00:11:59.900
  • - LOOKING GOODOUT HERE, BUDDY.
  • 00:12:00.000 --> 00:12:01.001
  • - YEAH?
  • 00:12:01.101 --> 00:12:01.868
  • - HECK, YEAH.
  • 00:12:01.968 --> 00:12:02.702
  • YOU KNOCKED IT OUT.
  • 00:12:02.803 --> 00:12:03.770
  • SEEING DAN COMING IN ANDJUST NOT BEING CONFIDENT
  • 00:12:03.870 --> 00:12:05.639
  • ABOUT HIS WORK ETHIC ANDJUST SEEING HIM COMING
  • 00:12:05.739 --> 00:12:08.008
  • FROM STRENGTH TOSTRENGTH TO STRENGTH.
  • 00:12:08.108 --> 00:12:10.644
  • SO NOW HE'S RUNNINGTHE WHOLE YARD.
  • 00:12:10.744 --> 00:12:12.813
  • SO WE'RE CALLING HIM THEYARD FOREMAN.
  • 00:12:12.913 --> 00:12:14.915
  • SO IT'S WORKING REALLYWELL EVEN TO THE POINT
  • 00:12:15.015 --> 00:12:18.218
  • NOW THAT WE CAN SEE THEEFFECT ON THE YOUNGER
  • 00:12:18.318 --> 00:12:20.954
  • GUYS AND HAVING THERIPPLE OUT EFFECT OF
  • 00:12:21.054 --> 00:12:23.290
  • CHANGE HAPPENING AS DANNOW STANDS IN THE CORNER
  • 00:12:23.390 --> 00:12:25.759
  • OF THESE YOUNG PEOPLE.
  • 00:12:25.859 --> 00:12:27.327
  • - ALL RIGHT.
  • 00:12:27.427 --> 00:12:28.228
  • YOU GOTTA GET READY.
  • 00:12:28.328 --> 00:12:29.729
  • - I'M IN THERE CRYINGBECAUSE I'D HEARD GARY
  • 00:12:29.830 --> 00:12:31.431
  • SAY TO HER SON, HOW ISRUGBY TRAINING, SON?
  • 00:12:31.531 --> 00:12:34.334
  • AND BACK YOURSELF, BUDDY.
  • 00:12:34.434 --> 00:12:37.103
  • AND I REMEMBER JUST GOINGINTO THE BATHROOM CRYING
  • 00:12:37.204 --> 00:12:38.672
  • NOT OUT OF SADNESS FORWHAT I HAD GONE THROUGH
  • 00:12:38.772 --> 00:12:43.143
  • BUT OUT OF THISIS WHAT YOUNG
  • 00:12:43.243 --> 00:12:45.512
  • PEOPLE DESERVE.
  • 00:12:45.612 --> 00:12:47.314
  • GARY SAID TO ME, WHYDON'T YOU START CHOPPING
  • 00:12:48.448 --> 00:12:49.983
  • FIREWOOD OUT BACKIN OUR CENTER?
  • 00:12:50.083 --> 00:12:51.418
  • AND I TOOK ON THECHALLENGE FOR ABOUT FIVE
  • 00:12:51.518 --> 00:12:54.554
  • TO SIX MONTHS WHICH WASTHE LONGEST I'VE HELD
  • 00:12:54.654 --> 00:12:57.924
  • DOWN A JOB.
  • 00:12:58.024 --> 00:12:59.159
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:12:59.259 --> 00:13:00.427
  • 3, 4.
  • 00:13:00.527 --> 00:13:01.795
  • - A YEAR LATER I'VE NOWSTARTED A BOXING CLASS AT
  • 00:13:01.895 --> 00:13:05.532
  • SPRING BOARD AND CREATINGREALLY POSITIVE OUTLETS
  • 00:13:05.632 --> 00:13:08.001
  • FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND ABLETO LET GO OF SOME OF
  • 00:13:08.101 --> 00:13:11.371
  • THESE EMOTIONS ANDFEELINGS THAT THEY'VE GOT
  • 00:13:11.471 --> 00:13:13.340
  • AT THE MOMENT.
  • 00:13:13.440 --> 00:13:15.842
  • 3, 2, 1!
  • 00:13:15.942 --> 00:13:17.844
  • - WE JUST GO MINING TOFIND THEIR GOLD, AND AS
  • 00:13:17.944 --> 00:13:20.280
  • SOON AS A YOUNG PERSONFIND GOLD IN THEMSELVES,
  • 00:13:20.380 --> 00:13:22.148
  • THAT'S WHEN WE SEE THESEKIDS MAKE SOME REALLY
  • 00:13:22.249 --> 00:13:25.085
  • COOL MOVES.
  • 00:13:25.185 --> 00:13:27.087
  • ♪♪
  • 00:13:27.187 --> 00:13:29.322
  • - WE'RE HERE TO LOVE ANDTO CARE FOR THE YOUTH WHO
  • 00:13:29.422 --> 00:13:31.591
  • HAVEN'T HAD THAT IN THEIRLIVES AND TO BE ABLE TO
  • 00:13:31.691 --> 00:13:37.197
  • EXPERIENCE THAT JUSTHE HAVE DAY THERE'S AN
  • 00:13:37.297 --> 00:13:39.633
  • IMMENSE PRESENCE OF GODIN EVERYTHING YOU DO.
  • 00:13:39.733 --> 00:13:44.204
  • - WE GO INTO THEMEETING AT 2 O'CLOCK.
  • 00:13:44.304 --> 00:13:46.806
  • - JUST RECENTLY HAD THEOPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF
  • 00:13:46.907 --> 00:13:49.342
  • A SHORT FILM AND SHARINGMY STORY AND ABOUT BEING
  • 00:13:49.442 --> 00:13:54.514
  • ON AND COMINGOFF OF METH.
  • 00:13:54.614 --> 00:13:56.416
  • THE PLAN IS TO SHOWTHAT TO LOCAL SCHOOLS.
  • 00:13:56.516 --> 00:14:00.453
  • - SPECIALLY TO YOURBRAIN AND YOUR BRAIN
  • 00:14:00.553 --> 00:14:02.155
  • CAN'T COPE.
  • 00:14:02.255 --> 00:14:03.290
  • AND YOUR BODY ISGOING OH MY GOSH.
  • 00:14:03.390 --> 00:14:04.491
  • I CAN'T DO THAT.
  • 00:14:04.591 --> 00:14:05.558
  • - ARE YOU FEELINGNERVOUS, LIKE PERHAPS A
  • 00:14:05.659 --> 00:14:07.093
  • LITTLE ABOUT BEING INFRONT OF THE KIDS?
  • 00:14:07.193 --> 00:14:09.029
  • - NO.
  • 00:14:09.129 --> 00:14:11.097
  • I DECIDED WHEN I SORT OFGOT CLOSER TO THIS JUST
  • 00:14:11.197 --> 00:14:14.935
  • KNOWING THAT I COME INTOIT WITH THE FAITH THAT
  • 00:14:15.035 --> 00:14:17.771
  • GOD'S PUT ME HERE TOCHANGE LIVES OF THE KIDS,
  • 00:14:17.871 --> 00:14:21.641
  • AND THAT SETTLES MYNERVES PRETTY QUICKLY.
  • 00:14:21.741 --> 00:14:26.479
  • - NOW, WE'RE ABOUTTO SEE A LOCAL VIDEO.
  • 00:14:26.579 --> 00:14:29.049
  • YOU WILL SEE DANIEL INTHIS VIDEO AS WELL.
  • 00:14:29.149 --> 00:14:34.387
  • - I'VE BEEN AWAKEFOR EIGHT OR NINE DAYS.
  • 00:14:34.487 --> 00:14:37.324
  • THE PARANOIA INSIDE OFMY HEAD WAS UNBEARABLE.
  • 00:14:37.424 --> 00:14:42.529
  • [GLASS SMASHING]
  • 00:14:42.629 --> 00:14:43.697
  • [SCREAMING]
  • 00:14:43.797 --> 00:14:45.031
  • - IT WAS LIKE HE WAS 3 DIFFERENTEOPLE EVERY DAY.
  • 00:14:45.131 --> 00:14:48.201
  • - MOST OF MY SCHOOL TIMEI REMEMBER I WAS BULLIED.
  • 00:14:48.301 --> 00:14:52.539
  • ONE DAY I WAS OFFEREDMETH BY MY BEST MATE,
  • 00:14:52.639 --> 00:14:55.742
  • BENNY.
  • 00:14:55.842 --> 00:15:00.213
  • I JUST SHUT MYSELF OFFFROM ALL MY FRIENDS.
  • 00:15:00.313 --> 00:15:02.048
  • PEOPLE WHO WAS I WAS CALLINGFAMILY AT THE TIME.
  • 00:15:02.148 --> 00:15:05.051
  • SOMETIMES I HAD MOMENTSWHERE I CAN'T EVEN STRING
  • 00:15:05.151 --> 00:15:08.488
  • A SENTENCETOGETHER PROPERLY.
  • 00:15:08.588 --> 00:15:11.291
  • HAVING FAITH IN GOD HASHELPED ME A LOT KNOWING
  • 00:15:11.391 --> 00:15:16.596
  • THAT EVEN BAD THINGSHAPPEN FOR A GOOD REASON.
  • 00:15:16.696 --> 00:15:19.232
  • - GOOD JOB.
  • 00:15:19.332 --> 00:15:21.034
  • - GOOD JOB, MAN.
  • 00:15:21.134 --> 00:15:22.202
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:15:22.302 --> 00:15:24.037
  • - WHEN I THINK ABOUT MYJOURNEY WITH GOD, I FELT
  • 00:15:24.137 --> 00:15:27.073
  • LIKE IT WAS A REALSIMILAR BATTLE TO DAVID
  • 00:15:27.173 --> 00:15:29.776
  • AND GOLIATH.
  • 00:15:29.876 --> 00:15:31.511
  • NO MATTER WHAT I'VEDONE, NO MATTER WHAT HAS
  • 00:15:31.611 --> 00:15:33.446
  • HAPPENED IN THE PAST, IKNOW THAT GOD'S READY TO
  • 00:15:33.546 --> 00:15:36.282
  • FIGHT FOR ME.
  • 00:15:36.383 --> 00:15:37.584
  • HE'S THE LIGHTOF MY LIFE.
  • 00:15:37.684 --> 00:15:39.452
  • - WE MAY NOT EVEN KNOWTHE EFFECT THAT THIS HAS
  • 00:15:39.552 --> 00:15:41.454
  • ON THESE YOUNG PEOPLE'SLIVES, BUT IT'S REALLY
  • 00:15:41.554 --> 00:15:44.491
  • ENCOURAGING THAT JUSTWHEN I REFLECT BACK ON
  • 00:15:44.591 --> 00:15:48.228
  • THIS JOURNEY THAT JUSTFOLLOWING THAT ONE SIMPLE
  • 00:15:48.328 --> 00:15:53.166
  • VOICE OF DOING SOMETHINGTHAT I WAS ABSOLUTELY
  • 00:15:53.266 --> 00:15:55.468
  • PETRIFIED OF AND THEN THEONGOING EFFECT BECAUSE
  • 00:15:55.568 --> 00:15:58.338
  • OF THAT, THAT WOULD BEFOR ME STEPPING OUT
  • 00:15:58.438 --> 00:16:02.876
  • IN FAITH.
  • 00:16:02.976 --> 00:16:04.177
  • ♪♪
  • 00:16:04.277 --> 00:16:19.159
  • - A SEA BREEZE CARRIESTHE SMELL OF SALTY AIR TO
  • 00:16:19.259 --> 00:16:20.860
  • THE SHORE OF WHAT MANYDEEM A PIECE OF HEAVEN
  • 00:16:20.960 --> 00:16:22.996
  • ON EARTH.
  • 00:16:23.096 --> 00:16:24.798
  • NEW ZEALAND.
  • 00:16:24.898 --> 00:16:26.132
  • ♪♪
  • 00:16:26.232 --> 00:16:28.201
  • - WHEN IT COMES TOBEAUTY, THIS COUNTRY
  • 00:16:28.301 --> 00:16:30.036
  • RANKS NUMBER NINE ON THEWORLD ATLAS AND FOR
  • 00:16:30.136 --> 00:16:33.807
  • GOOD REASON.
  • 00:16:33.907 --> 00:16:35.108
  • FROM THE GLACIERS IN THESOUTHERN ALPS TO THE
  • 00:16:35.208 --> 00:16:37.343
  • SUNKEN MOUNTAINS OF THEMALBRA SOUNDS, THIS
  • 00:16:37.444 --> 00:16:39.879
  • LAND HARBORS DREAM LIKESCENERY THAT TEMPT BOTH
  • 00:16:39.979 --> 00:16:43.016
  • ANCIENT AND BOTHMAGICAL NARRATIVES.
  • 00:16:43.116 --> 00:16:48.221
  • IT'S NO WONDER WHY ICONICFILMS LIKE THE CHRONICLES
  • 00:16:48.321 --> 00:16:51.458
  • OF NARNIA AND LORD OF THERINGS CHOSE THIS AS
  • 00:16:51.558 --> 00:16:55.862
  • THEIR BACKDROP.
  • 00:16:55.962 --> 00:16:57.530
  • ♪♪
  • 00:16:57.630 --> 00:16:58.698
  • BUT NEW ZEALAND ISN'TJUST ABOUT NATURAL BEAUTY.
  • 00:16:58.798 --> 00:17:01.067
  • SHE'S ALSO A LANDOF ADVENTURE.
  • 00:17:01.167 --> 00:17:02.769
  • ♪♪
  • 00:17:02.869 --> 00:17:06.606
  • AND DARING.
  • 00:17:06.706 --> 00:17:07.807
  • ♪♪
  • 00:17:07.907 --> 00:17:09.275
  • SHE'S THE BIRTHPLACE OFBUNGEE JUMPING AND THE
  • 00:17:09.375 --> 00:17:12.045
  • FIRST NATION TO PIONEERWOMEN'S RIGHTS.
  • 00:17:12.145 --> 00:17:16.149
  • SHE'S ALSO THE HOME OFTHE MAORI WHO
  • 00:17:16.249 --> 00:17:18.685
  • SURVIVED COLONIZATION.
  • 00:17:18.785 --> 00:17:20.987
  • MAORI MEALS ARE ALLABOUT THE ROAST. PORK,
  • 00:17:21.087 --> 00:17:24.124
  • LAMB AND EVEN PUMPKIN AREROASTED IN UNDERGROUND
  • 00:17:24.224 --> 00:17:27.660
  • OVENS CALLED OONI.
  • 00:17:27.760 --> 00:17:29.395
  • THE WAFTING SMOKINGSCENT, ENOUGH TO MAKE
  • 00:17:29.496 --> 00:17:32.832
  • ANYONE SALIVATE.
  • 00:17:32.932 --> 00:17:34.434
  • [SHEEP BLEATING]
  • 00:17:34.534 --> 00:17:37.070
  • - SPEAKING OF SHEEP,THESE WOOLY MAMMALS
  • 00:17:37.170 --> 00:17:39.038
  • OUTNUMBER NEWZEALANDERS NINE TO ONE.
  • 00:17:39.139 --> 00:17:42.976
  • AS UNBELIEVABLE AS THEYMAY SEEM, THERE ARE MORE
  • 00:17:43.076 --> 00:17:45.478
  • THAN 43 MILLION SHEEP INTHIS LAND OF ONLY 4.8
  • 00:17:45.578 --> 00:17:48.848
  • MILLION PEOPLE.
  • 00:17:48.948 --> 00:17:50.416
  • BUT ONE CREATURE YOU'LLNEVER SEE IS A SNAKE.
  • 00:17:50.517 --> 00:17:53.586
  • COULD THAT BE WHY NEWZEALAND TIES WITH DENMARK
  • 00:17:53.686 --> 00:17:55.889
  • FOR THE TITLE OF THELEAST CORRUPT NATION IN
  • 00:17:55.989 --> 00:17:58.258
  • THE WORLD?
  • 00:17:58.358 --> 00:17:59.225
  • [SHEEP BLEATING]
  • 00:17:59.325 --> 00:18:02.495
  • FROM HER RISSO DOLPHINSTHAT GLIDE THROUGH THE
  • 00:18:02.595 --> 00:18:04.831
  • WATER GUIDING FAIRIES TOTHEIR DESTINATION TO HER
  • 00:18:04.931 --> 00:18:08.668
  • GRAVITY STRICKEN KIWIBIRDS THAT DART WILDLY
  • 00:18:08.768 --> 00:18:10.937
  • ALONG THE FOREST FLOOR,NEW ZEALAND'S RHYTHM OF
  • 00:18:11.037 --> 00:18:13.573
  • LIFE IS UNDENIABLYCHARMING.
  • 00:18:13.673 --> 00:18:16.609
  • EVEN MORE UNDENIABLE ISHER MYSTICISM AND BEAUTY.
  • 00:18:16.709 --> 00:18:21.648
  • HER SPIRIT DANCES WHITEAND GOLD BEACHES, SOARING
  • 00:18:21.748 --> 00:18:25.151
  • CLIFFS, AND HERGLOWING CAVES.
  • 00:18:25.251 --> 00:18:27.887
  • SURELY THIS IS A WORLDOF AN EPIC ADVENTURE.
  • 00:18:27.987 --> 00:18:31.991
  • THIS IS NEW ZEALAND.
  • 00:18:32.091 --> 00:18:37.130
  • ♪♪
  • 00:18:37.230 --> 00:18:51.544
  • - ME AND MYCONGREGATION, WE RELATE.
  • 00:18:51.644 --> 00:18:52.845
  • THEY'LL CALL ME MARK.I'LL CALL THEM BY
  • 00:18:52.946 --> 00:18:54.147
  • THEIR NAME BECAUSE THAT'SJUST WHAT WE ARE LIKE.
  • 00:18:54.247 --> 00:18:56.749
  • SO I THINK CHURCHHAS TO REFLECT THAT.
  • 00:18:56.849 --> 00:18:59.519
  • PEOPLE WANT TO KNOWTHAT THE PASTOR'S REAL.
  • 00:18:59.619 --> 00:19:01.421
  • PEOPLE WANT TO KNOWTHAT THE PERSON WHO'S
  • 00:19:01.521 --> 00:19:02.956
  • SPEAKING, WHO'S PREACHINGLIVES WHERE YOU LIVE
  • 00:19:03.056 --> 00:19:05.358
  • AND TALKS HOW YOU TALK.
  • 00:19:05.458 --> 00:19:07.360
  • YOU WANT THEM TO OVERCOMEWHEN THEY WON'T
  • 00:19:07.460 --> 00:19:09.329
  • FOLLOW YOU, BUT YOUDON'T WANT THEM TO BE
  • 00:19:09.429 --> 00:19:11.164
  • SO AWESOME THAT THEYCAN'T RELATE.
  • 00:19:11.264 --> 00:19:13.032
  • AND I THINK BEINGAUTHENTIC AND REAL IS
  • 00:19:13.132 --> 00:19:15.168
  • PART OF BEING AUSSIE ANDIT'S PART OF WHAT A RELEVANT,
  • 00:19:15.268 --> 00:19:17.604
  • GROWING EVANGELICALCHURCH ACTUALLY LOOKS LIKE.
  • 00:19:17.704 --> 00:19:20.206
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:19:20.306 --> 00:19:31.851
  • - IT'S IN ME TOJUST OPERATE STUFF.
  • 00:19:31.951 --> 00:19:35.188
  • MY VEHICLES, THEY SAID THISIS WHAT THIS VEHICLE CAN DO.
  • 00:19:35.288 --> 00:19:38.291
  • I CAN'T HELP BUT GO "CANIT DO SOMETHING ELSE?"
  • 00:19:38.391 --> 00:19:42.495
  • "CAN I MAKE IT DRIVE UPTHAT WHEN IT SHOULDN'T?"
  • 00:19:42.595 --> 00:19:45.498
  • AND THAT'S UNLOCKING MYSKILL SET AND CHALLENGING
  • 00:19:45.598 --> 00:19:48.268
  • MY SKILLS AND ABILITIES.THAT'S WHAT I LIKE.
  • 00:19:48.368 --> 00:19:52.372
  • MY EARLIEST RECOLLECTIONOF MACHINES COME FROM
  • 00:19:52.472 --> 00:19:54.907
  • GROWING UP IN NEW GUINEAWHERE DAD HAD BASICALLY
  • 00:19:55.008 --> 00:19:58.044
  • A FARM, AND WE HADTRACTORS, AND FOUR WHEEL
  • 00:19:58.144 --> 00:20:00.647
  • DRIVES AND ALL THAT, ANDI COULDN'T WAIT TO GET
  • 00:20:00.747 --> 00:20:03.549
  • IN THERE AND HAVE A DRIVE.
  • 00:20:03.650 --> 00:20:05.018
  • I REMEMBER AT TEN YEARSOLD DAD LET ME
  • 00:20:05.118 --> 00:20:06.586
  • DRIVE THE TRACTOR. YES!
  • 00:20:06.686 --> 00:20:08.888
  • SO THE BEST WAY TO CHECKOUT A MUD PUDDLE IS WITH
  • 00:20:08.988 --> 00:20:10.890
  • A STICK OR CAN YOUJUST GET IN THERE.
  • 00:20:10.990 --> 00:20:13.493
  • MAD MATT IS BASICALLY AMEDIA COMPANY WHERE WE,
  • 00:20:13.593 --> 00:20:17.130
  • AS A PROFESSIONAL FOURWHEEL DRIVER, WE CREATE
  • 00:20:17.230 --> 00:20:20.667
  • MEDIA REVOLVING AROUND THEFOUR WHEEL DRIVING INDUSTRY.
  • 00:20:20.767 --> 00:20:23.536
  • LOOK, ALL OF THAT ISGONNA CLOG UP YOUR TIRES
  • 00:20:23.636 --> 00:20:27.807
  • AND GIVE YOU GRIEF.
  • 00:20:27.907 --> 00:20:29.242
  • GET INTO THE JOB ANDGET THE JOB DONE!
  • 00:20:29.342 --> 00:20:32.011
  • SO AS I PULL UP THROUGHTHIS LITTLE BIT, FIRST
  • 00:20:32.111 --> 00:20:34.547
  • GEAR LOW RANGE, I'M JUSTGONNA CRAWL UP WITH A
  • 00:20:34.647 --> 00:20:37.050
  • CLEAR THROTTLE CONTROL.
  • 00:20:37.150 --> 00:20:39.786
  • SO I LOVE TAKING THERISKS BUT NOT STUPID RISK.
  • 00:20:39.886 --> 00:20:43.556
  • SO IT'S LIKETHERE'S THE LINE.
  • 00:20:43.656 --> 00:20:45.925
  • AFTER THAT, IT'S DEATH.
  • 00:20:46.025 --> 00:20:47.360
  • WELL, I WANT TOGET UP TO HERE.
  • 00:20:47.460 --> 00:20:50.096
  • BUT THROUGH MANAGING IT.
  • 00:20:50.196 --> 00:20:52.765
  • AVOID THE TREE.
  • 00:20:52.865 --> 00:20:54.534
  • THROUGH APPLYINGSKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  • 00:20:54.634 --> 00:20:57.737
  • AND MANAGE THAT RISK.
  • 00:20:57.837 --> 00:20:59.138
  • SO YES, OFTENTIMESTHERE'S A FORK IN THE
  • 00:20:59.238 --> 00:21:01.074
  • ROAD WHERE DANGERIS DOWN THERE.
  • 00:21:01.174 --> 00:21:03.710
  • LET'S GET IN THERE ANDSEE WHAT IT'S LIKE.
  • 00:21:03.810 --> 00:21:07.613
  • SO FOR ME, THE OUTWORKING OF FOUR WHEEL
  • 00:21:07.714 --> 00:21:10.350
  • DRIVING IS JUST APHYSICAL EXPRESSION
  • 00:21:10.450 --> 00:21:14.087
  • MOTIVATED BY MY HEART TOSEE MEN BE THE MEN THAT
  • 00:21:14.187 --> 00:21:17.924
  • THEY ARE CALLED TO BE.
  • 00:21:18.024 --> 00:21:19.525
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:21:19.625 --> 00:21:22.562
  • SO IT'S ABOUT BEING REAL.
  • 00:21:22.662 --> 00:21:24.097
  • IT'S ABOUT COMING INTOTHE COMMUNITY AS A PERSON
  • 00:21:24.197 --> 00:21:27.600
  • WHO THEY RESPECT, SOHAVING THAT RIGHT
  • 00:21:27.700 --> 00:21:30.670
  • BUT BEING A CHRISTIAN.
  • 00:21:30.770 --> 00:21:33.106
  • SO WHEN SOMETHING GOES ONIN THE COMMUNITY, I DON'T
  • 00:21:33.206 --> 00:21:35.675
  • GET ALL SUPER SPIRITUALOR WEIRD ABOUT IT.
  • 00:21:35.775 --> 00:21:38.077
  • I JUST GET REAL ABOUT IT.
  • 00:21:38.177 --> 00:21:39.712
  • IF WE DO THAT, AND THENBECAUSE I'VE GOT THE
  • 00:21:39.812 --> 00:21:42.615
  • RIGHT TO SPEAK, THEY HEARME, THEY LISTEN, AND THEN
  • 00:21:42.715 --> 00:21:46.919
  • IT'S OUT OF THAT I FIND INTHE PRIVATE SPACES, IT
  • 00:21:47.019 --> 00:21:50.990
  • MIGHT BE AN INSTAGRAMMESSAGE OR SOMETHING, WE
  • 00:21:51.090 --> 00:21:53.393
  • HAVE A CONVERSATION ANDWE CAN TAKE IT DEEPER.
  • 00:21:53.493 --> 00:21:56.496
  • AND I'VE HAD SITUATIONSLIKE THAT THAT HAVE GONE
  • 00:21:56.596 --> 00:21:59.298
  • THROUGH TO THE PROCESSWHERE CAN I PRAY FOR YOU?
  • 00:21:59.399 --> 00:22:02.668
  • AND WE CAN MAKEJESUS REAL.
  • 00:22:02.769 --> 00:22:08.074
  • THAT SAME ATTITUDE THATIS A RISK TAKER OR GETS
  • 00:22:08.174 --> 00:22:11.511
  • ONTO THE EDGE IN THEFOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE WORLD,
  • 00:22:11.611 --> 00:22:14.280
  • I'M THE SAME IN MY FAITH.
  • 00:22:14.380 --> 00:22:18.651
  • THE WAY I SEE IT IS I'VEGOT A HEAVENLY FATHER
  • 00:22:19.352 --> 00:22:21.487
  • THAT'S THERE WITH A BIGHAND SAYING YOU KNOW WHAT
  • 00:22:21.587 --> 00:22:23.556
  • MATT, IF YOU JUMP OFF THISCLIFF, I'LL CATCH YOU.
  • 00:22:23.656 --> 00:22:28.694
  • SO I JUST JUMP OFF THECLIFF BECAUSE I'VE GOT A
  • 00:22:30.229 --> 00:22:32.632
  • BIG DADDY WHO WILLCATCH ME. IT'S COOL.
  • 00:22:32.732 --> 00:22:35.101
  • YOU KNOW WHY LIVE SAFE?
  • 00:22:35.201 --> 00:22:39.772
  • SO THE WAY I FIGURE ITIS THIS: GOD, IN THE
  • 00:22:39.872 --> 00:22:43.142
  • BEGINNING OF TIME, HE'SGOING I'M GONNA NEED
  • 00:22:43.242 --> 00:22:45.044
  • SOMEBODY WHO CAN DOTHIS JOB, SO I'LL MAKE
  • 00:22:45.144 --> 00:22:47.814
  • THAT PERSON. THAT'S ME.
  • 00:22:47.914 --> 00:22:50.316
  • SO THE BEST PLACE FOR METO LIVE MY LIFE IS BANG
  • 00:22:50.416 --> 00:22:53.219
  • IN THE MIDDLEOF THAT PURPOSE.
  • 00:22:53.319 --> 00:22:54.821
  • SO IF I NEED TO TAKE ARISK AND JUMP OFF A CLIFF
  • 00:22:54.921 --> 00:22:58.391
  • TO BE IN THE MIDDLE OFTHAT PURPOSE, I'M GONNA
  • 00:22:58.491 --> 00:23:00.460
  • DO IT BECAUSE THAT'SWHERE I WANT TO BE, AND
  • 00:23:00.560 --> 00:23:02.662
  • IT IS THE BESTPLACE TO LIVE.
  • 00:23:02.762 --> 00:23:04.664
  • YOU KNOW, WE CAN GET SOSECURE IN OUR WESTERN
  • 00:23:04.764 --> 00:23:07.934
  • WORLDS OF GOING INEED A SAFE JOB.
  • 00:23:08.034 --> 00:23:10.503
  • THAT'S THE WORSTTHING YOU NEED.
  • 00:23:10.603 --> 00:23:12.205
  • YOU NEED A JOB THAT GOD'SCALLED YOU TO DO BECAUSE
  • 00:23:12.305 --> 00:23:14.841
  • IT'S OFF THE EDGE OF THECLIFF, IT'S GONNA BE
  • 00:23:14.941 --> 00:23:16.509
  • SCARY, IT'S GONNA BEAWESOME, BUT IT'S
  • 00:23:16.609 --> 00:23:18.911
  • GONNA BE BANG IN THEMIDDLE OF GOD'S PURPOSE
  • 00:23:19.011 --> 00:23:20.880
  • AND THAT'S WHAT YOU'REGONNA BE FULFILLING THAT
  • 00:23:20.980 --> 00:23:22.882
  • NEED THAT HE HAS THATHE NEEDS YOU TO DO.
  • 00:23:22.982 --> 00:23:28.387
  • LARA AND ARE BANG IN THEMIDDLE OF THAT PURPOSE
  • 00:23:29.922 --> 00:23:32.425
  • AND OUR BANK ACCOUNTSARE NOT FLASH.
  • 00:23:32.525 --> 00:23:34.694
  • OUR VEHICLES ARENOT THE FLASHEST.
  • 00:23:34.794 --> 00:23:36.496
  • BUT WE'RE IN THE MIDDLEOF GOD'S PURPOSE DOING
  • 00:23:36.596 --> 00:23:38.764
  • WHAT HE CALLED US TO DO.
  • 00:23:38.865 --> 00:23:40.233
  • YOU CAN HAVE YOUR FLASHCAR, YOU CAN HAVE YOUR
  • 00:23:40.333 --> 00:23:42.902
  • BIG BANK ACCOUNT.I DON'T CARE.
  • 00:23:43.002 --> 00:23:44.704
  • I JUST WANT TO DO WHAT HEWANTS ME TO DO, WHAT HE
  • 00:23:44.804 --> 00:23:47.406
  • MADE ME TO DO, AND THAT'SWHAT I'M DOING TODAY.
  • 00:23:47.507 --> 00:23:49.942
  • IT'S AWESOME.
  • 00:23:50.042 --> 00:23:50.977
  • NO OTHER PLACEI'D RATHER BE.
  • 00:23:51.077 --> 00:23:54.380
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:23:57.116 --> 00:24:00.720
  • - ONCE UPON A TIME, AGOOD CHUNK OF THE WORLD
  • 00:24:00.820 --> 00:24:02.955
  • BELIEVED THAT THISSIDE OF THE GLOBE WAS
  • 00:24:03.055 --> 00:24:05.291
  • HOPELESS AND GODLESS.
  • 00:24:05.391 --> 00:24:07.126
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:24:07.226 --> 00:24:13.332
  • WELL, THEY WERE WRONG.
  • 00:24:13.432 --> 00:24:16.269
  • - [PASTOR] WHAT WE NEED IS AGENERATION OF BELIEVERS!
  • 00:24:16.369 --> 00:24:18.971
  • - ADMITTEDLY, BACK INTHE LATE 18TH CENTURY,
  • 00:24:19.071 --> 00:24:21.574
  • AUSTRALIA'S INTRODUCTIONTO CHRISTIANITY DIDN'T
  • 00:24:21.674 --> 00:24:23.943
  • LOOK TOO PROMISING.
  • 00:24:24.043 --> 00:24:25.645
  • AFTER ALL, IT STARTEDAS A PENITENTIARY.
  • 00:24:25.745 --> 00:24:29.015
  • YOU SEE, AUSTRALIA'SFIRST EUROPEAN COLONISTS
  • 00:24:29.115 --> 00:24:31.817
  • WEREN'T ADVENTURERSOR DICTATORS.
  • 00:24:31.918 --> 00:24:34.053
  • THEY WEREN'T REFUGEESOR MISSIONARIES EITHER.
  • 00:24:34.153 --> 00:24:36.522
  • THEY WERE CRIMINALS,EUROPE'S OUTCASTS,
  • 00:24:36.622 --> 00:24:40.459
  • AND AUSTRALIA WAS THEIRPRISON, THEIR PUNISHMENT.
  • 00:24:40.560 --> 00:24:43.563
  • BUT ACCOMPANYING THESECONVICTS WERE PRISON
  • 00:24:43.663 --> 00:24:45.665
  • CHAPLAINS WHO SOUGHT TOBRING A NEW HOPE TO THIS
  • 00:24:45.765 --> 00:24:48.701
  • NEW WORLD, AND IT WASTHROUGH THEIR EFFORTS
  • 00:24:48.801 --> 00:24:51.504
  • THAT CHRISTIANITY MADEITS FIRST MARK IN THIS
  • 00:24:51.604 --> 00:24:54.073
  • LAND DOWN UNDER.
  • 00:24:54.173 --> 00:24:57.643
  • NOW, AROUND THE SAMETIME, HER SOUTHEAST
  • 00:24:57.743 --> 00:25:00.446
  • NEIGHBOR NEW ZEALANDHAD HER OWN
  • 00:25:00.546 --> 00:25:02.315
  • ENCOUNTER WITH EUROPEANS.
  • 00:25:02.415 --> 00:25:04.150
  • AFTER WITNESSING THEMISTREATMENT OF ONE OF
  • 00:25:04.250 --> 00:25:05.885
  • THEIR CHIEFS, THEINDIGENOUS MAORI KILLED
  • 00:25:05.985 --> 00:25:08.387
  • THEN CONSUMED70 COLONISTS.
  • 00:25:08.487 --> 00:25:11.824
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:25:11.924 --> 00:25:16.596
  • IT WAS ONLY DUE TOTHE MINISTRY WORK OF
  • 00:25:16.696 --> 00:25:18.664
  • EVANGELISTS LIKE SAMUELMARSDEN THAT THE MAORI
  • 00:25:18.764 --> 00:25:21.667
  • EVENTUALLY CAME TOACCEPT THE EUROPEANS
  • 00:25:21.767 --> 00:25:23.970
  • AND THEIR FAITH.
  • 00:25:24.070 --> 00:25:26.405
  • BUT WHILE NEW ZEALANDERSWERE EMBRACED BY THEIR
  • 00:25:26.505 --> 00:25:28.407
  • CHRISTIAN IMMIGRANTS,AUSTRALIANS ENJOYED
  • 00:25:28.507 --> 00:25:30.876
  • THE SO-CALLED GREATMISSIONARY CENTURY,
  • 00:25:30.977 --> 00:25:33.546
  • MORE APTLY NAMED THEKILLING TIMES.
  • 00:25:33.646 --> 00:25:38.684
  • AUSTRALIA'S CHRISTIANSETTLERS TURNED GODLESS
  • 00:25:38.784 --> 00:25:41.988
  • USING SCRIPTURE TOJUSTIFY THEIR RACISM AND
  • 00:25:42.088 --> 00:25:44.557
  • BRUTALITY TOWARD THEABORIGINAL PEOPLE.
  • 00:25:44.657 --> 00:25:47.259
  • THEY STOLE, HUNTED,TORTURED, BUTCHERED,
  • 00:25:47.360 --> 00:25:50.062
  • RAPED AND NEARLY ANNIHILATEDALL OF AUSTRALIA'S
  • 00:25:50.162 --> 00:25:53.099
  • INDIGENOUS FAMILIES INTHE NAME OF CHRIST.
  • 00:25:53.199 --> 00:25:57.336
  • SOMEHOW THE ABORIGINALPEOPLE SURVIVED.
  • 00:25:57.436 --> 00:25:59.972
  • EVEN MORE AMAZINGLY,THEY FORGAVE.
  • 00:26:00.072 --> 00:26:02.608
  • THEIR GENOCIDE HAS BECOMEA TESTAMENT TO THEIR
  • 00:26:02.708 --> 00:26:05.144
  • INCREDIBLE HEART, A HEARTTHAT TRUE BELIEVERS TODAY
  • 00:26:05.244 --> 00:26:08.147
  • SAY HAS ALWAYSHUNGERED FOR JESUS.
  • 00:26:08.247 --> 00:26:11.617
  • WHAT CAME NEXT FOR BOTHCOUNTRIES WAS A TIME OF
  • 00:26:11.717 --> 00:26:14.153
  • REVIVAL, A REVIVAL THATMANY BELIEVERS TODAY
  • 00:26:14.253 --> 00:26:17.023
  • ARE PRAYING FOR AGAIN.
  • 00:26:17.123 --> 00:26:18.958
  • TODAY, MORE THAN 40PERCENT OF NEW ZEALANDERS
  • 00:26:19.058 --> 00:26:21.460
  • CLAIM NO RELIGIOUS BELIEFAT ALL, WITH ONLY
  • 00:26:21.560 --> 00:26:23.996
  • 37 PERCENT CALLINGTHEMSELVES CHRISTIANS.
  • 00:26:24.096 --> 00:26:27.333
  • AND WHILE MORE THAN60 PERCENT OF AUSTRALIANS
  • 00:26:27.433 --> 00:26:29.702
  • AND OVER 70 PERCENTOF ABORIGINAL PEOPLE
  • 00:26:29.802 --> 00:26:32.071
  • IDENTIFY AS CHRISTIAN,NO FAITH IS AUSTRALIA'S
  • 00:26:32.171 --> 00:26:35.341
  • FASTEST GROWINGRELIGIOUS AFFILIATION.
  • 00:26:35.441 --> 00:26:37.977
  • STILL, CHRISTIANS INAUSTRALIA ARE HOPEFUL AS
  • 00:26:38.077 --> 00:26:40.680
  • THE NUMBER OF MILLENNIALBELIEVERS WITHIN
  • 00:26:40.780 --> 00:26:42.848
  • PENTECOSTAL CONGREGATIONSCONTINUES TO RISE.
  • 00:26:42.948 --> 00:26:48.154
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:26:48.254 --> 00:26:54.493
  • NOW ABOUT ANTARCTICA.
  • 00:26:54.593 --> 00:26:59.131
  • FOR THE LONGEST TIME,SAILORS BELIEVED THAT
  • 00:26:59.231 --> 00:27:01.801
  • BELOW 40 DEGREES SOUTH,THERE IS NO LAW.
  • 00:27:01.901 --> 00:27:06.405
  • BELOW 50 DEGREES SOUTH,THERE IS NO GOD.
  • 00:27:06.505 --> 00:27:10.810
  • BUT MARITIME LOGIC WOULDPROVE TO HAVE LITTLE SAY
  • 00:27:10.910 --> 00:27:13.646
  • OVER HOW FAR CHRISTIANITYSPREAD IN THIS CORNER OF
  • 00:27:13.746 --> 00:27:16.716
  • THE HEMISPHERE, EVEN INA CLIMATE AS HOSTILE AND
  • 00:27:16.816 --> 00:27:19.285
  • BARREN AS ANTARCTICA,THIS FAITH FOUND A HOME.
  • 00:27:19.385 --> 00:27:23.723
  • HERE IN ANTARCTICA, THECROSSES AREN'T JUST SYMBOLS.
  • 00:27:23.823 --> 00:27:26.859
  • THE CHURCHES AREN'TSIMPLY HISTORIC.
  • 00:27:26.959 --> 00:27:28.994
  • THE FAITH THAT EXISTSHERE IS EVIDENCE OF THE
  • 00:27:29.095 --> 00:27:31.297
  • UNIVERSAL HOPE THATTOOK ROOT IN THIS OTHER
  • 00:27:31.397 --> 00:27:33.799
  • WORLDLY VOID DESPITE GREATPERIL AND GREATER TRAGEDY.
  • 00:27:33.899 --> 00:27:38.237
  • THE FIRST MARK OFCHRISTIANITY ON THIS
  • 00:27:38.337 --> 00:27:40.606
  • JAGGED OUTCROP WASOF COURSE A CROSS.
  • 00:27:40.706 --> 00:27:43.809
  • SINCE 1904, VINCE'SCROSS, A SACRED MEMORIAL
  • 00:27:43.909 --> 00:27:47.880
  • TO A YOUNG EXPLORER WHOPERISHED IN THE MC MURDO
  • 00:27:47.980 --> 00:27:50.649
  • SOUND HAS ETCHED INTOANTARCTICA'S INFINITE SKY.
  • 00:27:50.750 --> 00:27:54.653
  • THE VERY FIRST CHURCHSERVICE FOLLOWED SOME
  • 00:27:54.754 --> 00:27:56.856
  • 40 YEARS LATER WHEN OVER2.000 BELIEVERS HUDDLED
  • 00:27:56.956 --> 00:28:00.459
  • TOGETHER AS FATHERWILLIAM MENSTER CONSECRATED
  • 00:28:00.559 --> 00:28:03.629
  • ALL 5.4 MILLION SQUARE MILES.
  • 00:28:03.729 --> 00:28:06.932
  • TODAY, AS MANY AS 3.500RESEARCHERS, ABOUT
  • 00:28:07.032 --> 00:28:11.070
  • 70 PERCENT OF THE ANTARCTICPOPULATION, ARE CHRISTIAN
  • 00:28:11.170 --> 00:28:14.740
  • AND ATTEND ONE OF THEEIGHT CHURCHES THAT REST
  • 00:28:14.840 --> 00:28:17.176
  • IN THIS FROZEN TUNDRA.
  • 00:28:17.276 --> 00:28:20.246
  • CHRISTIANITY IS HEREDESPITE ALL PREJUDICE AND
  • 00:28:20.346 --> 00:28:23.449
  • CRUELTY, AGAINST ALLADVERSITIES AND FAILURES,
  • 00:28:23.549 --> 00:28:26.819
  • PROVING THAT THERE IS NOPLACE TOO DESOLATE OR
  • 00:28:26.919 --> 00:28:29.488
  • HARSH AND NO PEOPLETOO LOST OR BROKEN
  • 00:28:29.588 --> 00:28:32.591
  • THAT GOD CANNOT ANDWILL NOT REACH.
  • 00:28:32.691 --> 00:28:38.364
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:28:39.231 --> 00:28:50.142
  • - MY NAME ISPASTOR RAY MINNIECON.
  • 00:28:50.242 --> 00:28:53.412
  • I'M FROM THE KABIKABIPEOPLE ON MY FATHER'S SIDE,
  • 00:28:53.512 --> 00:28:57.449
  • GURANG-GURANG ON MYMOTHER'S SIDE.
  • 00:28:57.550 --> 00:28:59.552
  • I ALSO HAVE A HERITAGEFROM THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS.
  • 00:28:59.652 --> 00:29:03.889
  • MY GRANDFATHER ON MYFATHER'S SIDE WAS TAKEN
  • 00:29:03.989 --> 00:29:09.228
  • FORCIBLY AND BROUGHT OVERHERE TO QUEENSLAND AS A
  • 00:29:09.328 --> 00:29:15.034
  • PART OF THAT SLAVETRADING ERA.
  • 00:29:15.134 --> 00:29:17.570
  • THERE WERE 60.000SOUTH SEA ISLAND PEOPLE WHO
  • 00:29:17.670 --> 00:29:21.006
  • WERE BROUGHT INTOAUSTRALIA TO HELP THEM
  • 00:29:21.106 --> 00:29:23.976
  • BUILD THE SHIP INDUSTRIES ANDINDUSTRIES OF QUEENSLAND.
  • 00:29:24.076 --> 00:29:27.446
  • WHEN OUR COUNTRY WASINVADED, IT WASN'T
  • 00:29:27.546 --> 00:29:29.915
  • ABOUT FAITH ORANYTHING TO DO WITH
  • 00:29:30.015 --> 00:29:34.019
  • SPIRITUALITY OR RELIGION.
  • 00:29:34.119 --> 00:29:35.654
  • IT WAS ABOUT PUNISHMENTBECAUSE IT BECAME A NOT
  • 00:29:35.754 --> 00:29:38.924
  • JUST A COLONY, IT BECAMEA PRISONER FOR OR A PLACE
  • 00:29:39.024 --> 00:29:43.362
  • OF PUNISHMENT FORTHEIR CRIMINALS.
  • 00:29:43.462 --> 00:29:46.198
  • SO WHEN 30 BOAT LOADSOF THEM ENDED UP ON THE
  • 00:29:46.298 --> 00:29:49.034
  • SHORES HERE, THISBECAME THE BIGGEST
  • 00:29:49.134 --> 00:29:51.103
  • JAILHOUSE ON THE PLANET.
  • 00:29:51.203 --> 00:29:53.472
  • AS OPPOSED TO WHEN THEPILGRIMS ARRIVED IN
  • 00:29:53.572 --> 00:29:55.841
  • THE U.S., THEY MADETHAT THE BIGGEST
  • 00:29:55.941 --> 00:29:58.611
  • CATHEDRAL ON THE PLANET.
  • 00:29:58.711 --> 00:30:01.313
  • SO WHETHER IT WASPILGRIMS OR PRISONERS,
  • 00:30:01.413 --> 00:30:03.415
  • WE STILL GOT THE SAME DEAL.
  • 00:30:03.515 --> 00:30:06.185
  • THE DISPOSSESSION, THEMASSACRES, ALL OF THOSE
  • 00:30:06.285 --> 00:30:09.822
  • KIND OF THINGS WERE PARTOF THAT PARTICULAR PARCEL
  • 00:30:09.922 --> 00:30:12.725
  • OF WHAT WE CALL THEINVASION OF OUR COUNTRY.
  • 00:30:12.825 --> 00:30:16.762
  • I WANT TO TELL YOUABOUT THIS TREE HERE.
  • 00:30:16.862 --> 00:30:20.266
  • IT'S A VERY SPECIAL TREE.
  • 00:30:20.366 --> 00:30:21.700
  • IT'S A SCARRED TREE.
  • 00:30:21.800 --> 00:30:23.369
  • AS YOU CAN SEE HERE, HOWOLD PEOPLE WOULD HAVE CUT
  • 00:30:23.469 --> 00:30:26.272
  • SOMETHING OUT OF THISPARTICULAR TREE WAY BACK
  • 00:30:26.372 --> 00:30:29.041
  • AND USE IT AS A COOLAMONFOR CARRYING FOOD OR A
  • 00:30:29.141 --> 00:30:32.177
  • BABY, OR PERHAPS THE OLDFELLAS MIGHT HAVE CUT IT OUT
  • 00:30:32.278 --> 00:30:35.981
  • AND USE IT AS A SHIELD.
  • 00:30:36.081 --> 00:30:37.816
  • THIS IS THE ONLY ONETHAT'S BEEN LEFT STANDING
  • 00:30:37.917 --> 00:30:39.952
  • HERE IN THIS PARTICULAR AREAIN THE WHOLE OF SYDNEY CBD,
  • 00:30:40.052 --> 00:30:44.323
  • SO IT'S BEEN STANDINGTHERE LIKE A SENTINEL
  • 00:30:44.423 --> 00:30:48.827
  • WITNESSING THE HISTORYAND THE STORY OF OUR
  • 00:30:48.928 --> 00:30:51.764
  • PEOPLE, AND SO WE'VENAMED OUR MINISTRY HERE
  • 00:30:51.864 --> 00:30:54.900
  • AFTER THIS TREE, THESCARRED TREE MINISTRIES
  • 00:30:55.000 --> 00:30:58.237
  • KNOWING THAT JESUSHIMSELF WAS CRUCIFIED ON
  • 00:30:58.337 --> 00:31:01.407
  • A CROSS, AND THAT'S ASCARRED TREE THERE TOO,
  • 00:31:01.507 --> 00:31:04.543
  • SO AND OUR PEOPLE ARE ASCARRED PEOPLE, SO IT ALL
  • 00:31:04.643 --> 00:31:07.913
  • MARRIES INTO THISONE STORY OF BEING A
  • 00:31:08.013 --> 00:31:12.251
  • SCARRED PEOPLE LOOKINGFOR HEALING.
  • 00:31:12.351 --> 00:31:15.454
  • I PERSONALLY GREW UPUNDER WHAT WE CALL HERE
  • 00:31:18.023 --> 00:31:19.825
  • IN AUSTRALIA THE WHITEAUSTRALIA POLICY.
  • 00:31:19.925 --> 00:31:22.127
  • THEY WANTED TO MAKEALL OF AUSTRALIA WHITE
  • 00:31:22.227 --> 00:31:25.431
  • INCLUDING US BLACKS.
  • 00:31:25.531 --> 00:31:27.833
  • AND THERE WAS A POLICY OFBREEDING OUT THE BLACK.
  • 00:31:27.933 --> 00:31:30.769
  • SO THROUGH THE MISOGYNATIONPROCESS, THEY RECKONED THAT
  • 00:31:30.869 --> 00:31:34.273
  • WE ALL CAME FROM EUROPESOMETIME IN THE DISTANT
  • 00:31:34.373 --> 00:31:37.543
  • PAST, AND THROUGH THEMISOGYNATION PROCESS, YOU
  • 00:31:37.643 --> 00:31:41.113
  • COULD BREED OUT THATBLACK, SO THAT WAS THE
  • 00:31:41.213 --> 00:31:44.016
  • LEGITIMIZATION OF THERAPE OF OUR WOMEN AND THE
  • 00:31:44.116 --> 00:31:47.886
  • WAYS IN WHICH THEN YOUCOULD PUSH THE MEN ASIDE
  • 00:31:47.987 --> 00:31:51.457
  • AND TAKE OVER THE WAYS INWHICH THE BREEDING OF A
  • 00:31:51.557 --> 00:31:56.128
  • NEW NATION WOULDCOME ABOUT.
  • 00:31:56.228 --> 00:31:59.064
  • [SOMBER MUSIC]
  • 00:31:59.164 --> 00:32:10.476
  • WE KNOW THE COMPLEXITIESOF THIS HISTORY HERE.
  • 00:32:10.576 --> 00:32:13.912
  • I UNDERSTAND THAT FULLY.
  • 00:32:14.013 --> 00:32:15.681
  • WE KNOW THAT WE'VEBEEN INVADED.
  • 00:32:15.781 --> 00:32:17.483
  • WE KNOW THAT THE HEAD OFTHE ANGLICAN CHURCH
  • 00:32:17.583 --> 00:32:20.486
  • IS THE CROWN, AND THAT'S APROBLEM POLITICALLY.
  • 00:32:20.586 --> 00:32:25.391
  • BUT WE ALSO KNOW THATTHE HEAD OF THE
  • 00:32:25.491 --> 00:32:27.226
  • CHURCH IS JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:32:27.326 --> 00:32:30.662
  • BUT I MEAN LOOK AT WHATJESUS SAID WHEN HE
  • 00:32:34.233 --> 00:32:37.002
  • DECLARED TO HIS OWNCOMMUNITY THERE IN
  • 00:32:37.102 --> 00:32:39.705
  • NAZARETH "THE SPIRIT OFTHE LORD IS UPON ME TO
  • 00:32:39.805 --> 00:32:42.841
  • PROCLAIM GOOD NEWS TO THEPOOR, TO THOSE WHO ARE
  • 00:32:42.941 --> 00:32:46.612
  • BLIND, TO THE MARGINALIZED,TO THE PEOPLE IN PRISONS,
  • 00:32:46.712 --> 00:32:50.215
  • TO ALL OF THOSE KINDSOF INDIVIDUALS.
  • 00:32:50.315 --> 00:32:53.018
  • IN A SENSE THAT'S WHEREHE'S PLANTED HIS LAND
  • 00:32:53.118 --> 00:32:54.987
  • RIGHTS FLAG, AMONGSTTHAT PARTICULAR
  • 00:32:55.087 --> 00:32:57.623
  • GROUP OF PEOPLE.
  • 00:32:57.723 --> 00:32:59.558
  • SO IF WE'RE TO FOLLOWHIM, FOLLOW HIS
  • 00:32:59.658 --> 00:33:04.463
  • TEACHINGS, THAT'SWHAT IT REALLY IS.
  • 00:33:04.563 --> 00:33:07.232
  • THAT'S WHERE HE DOESMOST OF HIS WORK.
  • 00:33:07.332 --> 00:33:09.735
  • IT'S NOT INTHIS BUILDING.
  • 00:33:09.835 --> 00:33:12.671
  • THIS BUILDING HERE ISBUILT BY MAN, AND GOD
  • 00:33:12.771 --> 00:33:15.974
  • DOESN'T DWELL IN THOSEKIND OF THINGS
  • 00:33:16.075 --> 00:33:18.143
  • THAT A MAN MADE.
  • 00:33:18.243 --> 00:33:20.212
  • AND I MEAN THE SCRIPTURESCLEARLY SAY THAT DON'T
  • 00:33:20.312 --> 00:33:23.849
  • YOU KNOW THAT YOURBODY IS THE TEMPLE
  • 00:33:23.949 --> 00:33:27.886
  • OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.THIS IS HIS CATHEDRAL.
  • 00:33:27.986 --> 00:33:30.956
  • THIS IS HIS PLACEWHERE HE ABIDES.
  • 00:33:31.056 --> 00:33:33.358
  • THIS IS HIS ADDRESS.
  • 00:33:33.459 --> 00:33:35.027
  • SO IF WE'RE BOWING OURKNEES TO JESUS, AND THE
  • 00:33:35.127 --> 00:33:37.596
  • CROWN IS SUBSERVIENT TOTHE KING OF ALL KINGS,
  • 00:33:37.696 --> 00:33:41.800
  • ONCE WE COME TO THAT KINDOF CONCLUSION THEN WE CAN
  • 00:33:41.900 --> 00:33:44.336
  • SAY, WELL, THESE PEOPLEHERE ARE A PART OF THAT
  • 00:33:44.436 --> 00:33:47.806
  • KINGDOM, THEN WE ASABORIGINAL PEOPLE MUST
  • 00:33:47.906 --> 00:33:50.075
  • SHOW THE WAYS OF WHICHGRACE OPERATES AND THE
  • 00:33:50.175 --> 00:33:54.980
  • WAYS IN WHICHRECONCILIATION WORKS
  • 00:33:55.080 --> 00:33:57.416
  • IN A PRACTICAL WAY.
  • 00:33:57.516 --> 00:33:59.418
  • AND WE JUST CAN'TDILLY-DALLY AROUND ALL
  • 00:33:59.518 --> 00:34:01.753
  • THE RHETORIC AROUND IT.
  • 00:34:01.854 --> 00:34:03.989
  • WE NEED TO GET INTOTHE REALITY OF IT.
  • 00:34:04.089 --> 00:34:06.425
  • I STILL WORK EVERY DAYUNDER A COLONIZED SUN.
  • 00:34:06.525 --> 00:34:12.698
  • I GO TO SLEEP UNDERA COLONIZED MOON.
  • 00:34:12.798 --> 00:34:16.168
  • BUT THAT'S SIMILAR TO THELIFE OF JESUS BECAUSE HE
  • 00:34:16.268 --> 00:34:18.370
  • TOO WAS A COLONIZED JEW,
  • 00:34:18.470 --> 00:34:20.506
  • BUT HE LIFTED US OUT OF THAT.
  • 00:34:20.606 --> 00:34:22.641
  • HE LIFTED HIS OWN PEOPLEOUT OF THAT, HELPED THEM
  • 00:34:22.741 --> 00:34:24.776
  • TO SEE A DIFFERENT WAY.
  • 00:34:24.877 --> 00:34:26.445
  • LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR MEANSLOVING THE PEOPLE
  • 00:34:26.545 --> 00:34:28.881
  • WHO INVADED YOU.THAT'S INCREDIBLE.
  • 00:34:28.981 --> 00:34:33.585
  • WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE LIFEOF PAUL, THAT'S WHAT HE
  • 00:34:33.685 --> 00:34:35.787
  • HAD TO OVERCOME BECAUSEHE WAS ZEALOUS FOR HIS
  • 00:34:35.888 --> 00:34:38.157
  • PEOPLE, BUT THEN HE HADTO GO TO THESE PEOPLE WHO
  • 00:34:38.257 --> 00:34:41.426
  • WERE HIS INVADERS ANDHELP THEM TO UNDERSTAND
  • 00:34:41.527 --> 00:34:44.897
  • THAT THERE IS A NEW WAYNOW, THAT OUR CREATOR HAS
  • 00:34:44.997 --> 00:34:48.934
  • PROVIDED A NEW PATHFOR ALL OF HUMANITY.
  • 00:34:49.034 --> 00:34:52.538
  • NOW THAT'S THE GOSPEL.
  • 00:34:52.638 --> 00:34:54.973
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:34:56.408 --> 00:35:01.813
  • - AUSTRALIA, THELAND DOWN UNDER,
  • 00:35:01.914 --> 00:35:04.283
  • THE LAST FRONTIER,
  • 00:35:04.383 --> 00:35:05.684
  • THE OZ.
  • 00:35:05.784 --> 00:35:06.885
  • THE WORLD KNOWS HERFOR HER G'DAY MATE,
  • 00:35:06.985 --> 00:35:08.987
  • ALLEYWAYS,HEMSWORTH BROTHERS,
  • 00:35:09.087 --> 00:35:11.089
  • DIGERIDOOS AND WILDLIFE,
  • 00:35:11.190 --> 00:35:12.891
  • BOTH CUDDLY AND CROCKY!
  • 00:35:12.991 --> 00:35:16.161
  • YEP, NO MATTER HOWYOU LOOK AT IT,
  • 00:35:16.261 --> 00:35:18.230
  • AUSTRALIA IS PRETTY DARDY.
  • 00:35:18.330 --> 00:35:21.233
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:35:21.333 --> 00:35:30.242
  • CASE IN POINT,HER CROWN JEWEL,
  • 00:35:30.342 --> 00:35:32.377
  • THE GREAT BARRIER REEF.
  • 00:35:32.477 --> 00:35:33.946
  • THE SEVENTH WONDER OF THEWORLD CONTAINS LIFE
  • 00:35:34.046 --> 00:35:36.181
  • AS MICROSCOPIC AS PLANKTON
  • 00:35:36.281 --> 00:35:38.116
  • AND AS MASSIVE AS100 TON WHALES.
  • 00:35:38.217 --> 00:35:42.588
  • AND MORE THAN 1.600 MILESROUGHLY THE SIZE OF
  • 00:35:42.688 --> 00:35:45.857
  • 17 MILLION FOOTBALL FIELDS,
  • 00:35:45.958 --> 00:35:48.060
  • IT IS THE LARGEST CORALREEF SYSTEM ON EARTH.
  • 00:35:48.160 --> 00:35:52.231
  • AND IS THE ONLY LIVINGORGANISM VISIBLE FROM SPACE.
  • 00:35:52.331 --> 00:35:58.370
  • THEN THERE'S HER OUTBACK,ALSO DUBBED "THE BUSH".
  • 00:35:58.470 --> 00:36:02.307
  • THIS HODGEPODGE OFDESERT, SUBTROPICAL
  • 00:36:02.407 --> 00:36:04.710
  • SAVANNAHS ANDTEMPERATE WOODLANDS
  • 00:36:04.810 --> 00:36:07.112
  • CLAIMS OVER 70 PERCENTOF THE COUNTRY.
  • 00:36:07.212 --> 00:36:10.082
  • HERE IN THE HEART OF THEOUTBACK, AUSTRALIA'S
  • 00:36:10.182 --> 00:36:12.918
  • ICONIC COLOR CHANGINGULURU MOUNTAIN RESTS.
  • 00:36:13.018 --> 00:36:16.488
  • ONE OF THE REGION'SGREATEST ATTRACTIONS
  • 00:36:16.588 --> 00:36:18.790
  • AND MOST SACREDABORIGINAL LANDMARK.
  • 00:36:18.890 --> 00:36:24.229
  • BUT AUSTRALIA ISN'T JUSTKNOWN FOR HER SIZE.
  • 00:36:24.329 --> 00:36:27.332
  • SHE'S ALSO KNOWNFOR HER TUCKER.
  • 00:36:27.432 --> 00:36:29.534
  • AUSSIES ARE ABOUT MORETHAN JUST A BARBIE.
  • 00:36:29.635 --> 00:36:32.037
  • FOR COFFEE DRINKERS, AFLAT WHITE IS ONE OF THE
  • 00:36:32.137 --> 00:36:34.439
  • TOP GO-TO BEVERAGES, ANDWHILE SOME CREDIT THIS
  • 00:36:34.539 --> 00:36:37.542
  • DRINK AS A AUSSIEINVENTION, RUMOR HAS IT
  • 00:36:37.643 --> 00:36:40.345
  • THAT NEW ZEALANDERS ALSOLAY CLAIM TO THIS
  • 00:36:40.445 --> 00:36:42.848
  • MICRO FOAMED MILKY ESPRESSO.
  • 00:36:42.948 --> 00:36:45.183
  • IRONICALLY, THE SAMEDEBATE CARRIES OVER INTO
  • 00:36:45.284 --> 00:36:47.819
  • THE TWO COUNTRIESFAVORITE DESSERT, PAVLOVA.
  • 00:36:47.919 --> 00:36:51.323
  • MANY RECKON THAT THIS CRISPLIGHT MERINGUE TOPPED WITH
  • 00:36:51.423 --> 00:36:54.493
  • FRESH FRUIT AND WHIPPEDCREAM IS WORTH THE ALMOST
  • 00:36:54.593 --> 00:36:57.329
  • CENTURY LONG RIVALRY.
  • 00:36:57.429 --> 00:37:00.032
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:37:00.132 --> 00:37:04.436
  • NOW, FOR ALL HER ALLURE,AUSTRALIA IS ALSO TOUTED
  • 00:37:04.536 --> 00:37:07.406
  • AS THE DEADLIESTPLACE ON EARTH.
  • 00:37:07.506 --> 00:37:09.608
  • THAT'S THANKS TO THENATURE THAT CAN KILL YOU
  • 00:37:09.708 --> 00:37:12.144
  • AND THERE IS HEAPS.
  • 00:37:12.244 --> 00:37:13.945
  • SURE, YOU CAN SEE THEKANGAROOS ON KANGAROO ISLAND,
  • 00:37:14.046 --> 00:37:16.581
  • THE KOALAS IN VICTORIA,
  • 00:37:16.682 --> 00:37:19.017
  • OR THE EMUS THAT NESTTHROUGHOUT THE CONTINENT,
  • 00:37:19.117 --> 00:37:21.720
  • JUST BE AWARE OF THEGREAT WHITES, AND THE
  • 00:37:21.820 --> 00:37:24.556
  • BLUE-RINGED OCTOPUS, ANDTHE SALT WATER CROCODILES,
  • 00:37:24.656 --> 00:37:27.592
  • AND THE BOX JELLYFISH,AND THE CONE SNAILS,
  • 00:37:27.693 --> 00:37:30.462
  • AND ANY ONE OF THE100 VENOMOUS SNAKES.
  • 00:37:30.562 --> 00:37:33.899
  • OH, AND STEP LIVELY.
  • 00:37:33.999 --> 00:37:35.901
  • AUSTRALIA HAS QUITE THEHOARD OF CREEPY CRAWLERS.
  • 00:37:36.001 --> 00:37:38.503
  • 1.500 SPECIES OF SPIDERS.
  • 00:37:38.603 --> 00:37:41.707
  • 4.000 TYPES OF ANTS.
  • 00:37:41.807 --> 00:37:43.208
  • 350 KINDS OF TERMITES,AND ONE HUNDRED VARIETY
  • 00:37:43.308 --> 00:37:46.445
  • OF SCORPIONS TO BE SPECIFIC.
  • 00:37:46.545 --> 00:37:50.782
  • IT'S SAFE TO SAY FOR THE 23MILLION WHO CALL AUSTRALIA
  • 00:37:50.882 --> 00:37:53.585
  • THEIR HOME, THEYARE SURVIVORS.
  • 00:37:53.685 --> 00:37:56.788
  • FROM THE CYCLONES ANDLANDSLIDES TO THE HAILSTORMS
  • 00:37:56.888 --> 00:37:59.958
  • AND BUSH FIRES, AUSTRALIANSHAVE PROVEN
  • 00:38:00.058 --> 00:38:02.494
  • THAT THEY ARE FIGHTERS.
  • 00:38:02.594 --> 00:38:04.162
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:38:04.262 --> 00:38:06.631
  • TRULY, AUSTRALIAIS A BEAUT'.
  • 00:38:06.732 --> 00:38:08.934
  • SHE'S AS WILD AS SHE ISRESILIENT, AN UNTAMED LAND
  • 00:38:09.034 --> 00:38:12.003
  • THAT, JUST LIKE HER PEOPLEAND WILD LIFE,
  • 00:38:12.104 --> 00:38:14.706
  • CAN NEVER BE BROKEN.
  • 00:38:14.806 --> 00:38:16.341
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:38:16.441 --> 00:38:31.556
  • I KNOW THAT THE SPIRITMOVES IN MY ART. I KNOW THAT.
  • 00:38:31.656 --> 00:38:38.430
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:38:38.530 --> 00:38:42.067
  • IT'S NOT ABOUTME BEING SPECIAL.
  • 00:38:42.167 --> 00:38:44.269
  • IT'S BECAUSE I'VE OPENEDMYSELF UP AS A CO-CREATOR
  • 00:38:44.369 --> 00:38:47.139
  • WITH THE FIRST ARTIST, IHAVE SAID "USE ME." IT MEANS
  • 00:38:47.239 --> 00:38:52.878
  • THAT AS AN ARTIST, I AMBLESSED BY THAT
  • 00:38:52.978 --> 00:38:57.115
  • PROCESS OF CREATING IT.
  • 00:38:57.215 --> 00:38:59.651
  • I GET TO LEARN THINGS AS IMAKE IT, BUT WHAT I LOVE
  • 00:38:59.751 --> 00:39:04.156
  • ALSO IS WHEN OTHER PEOPLEGET TO SEE THINGS FOR THE
  • 00:39:04.256 --> 00:39:07.325
  • FIRST TIME THATTHEY'VE NEVER SEEN.
  • 00:39:07.426 --> 00:39:10.195
  • AND IT'S NOT ABOUTTHE VISUAL IMAGE.
  • 00:39:10.295 --> 00:39:12.597
  • IT'S THE DEEP, SPIRITUALTRUTH THAT THEY'VE NEVER
  • 00:39:12.697 --> 00:39:15.967
  • KNOWN UNTIL THEY'VECONNECTED IT.
  • 00:39:16.067 --> 00:39:19.204
  • SOMEHOW THROUGH THE ARTWORK, SOMEHOW THROUGH THAT
  • 00:39:19.304 --> 00:39:22.040
  • STORY, SOMETHING HAS BEGUNIN THEM THAT
  • 00:39:22.140 --> 00:39:26.244
  • HAS NEVER SPROUTED BEFORE.
  • 00:39:26.344 --> 00:39:28.613
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:39:28.713 --> 00:39:46.031
  • WELL, THIS ONE IS CALLED"PROPER GOOD NEWS, EH?"
  • 00:39:46.131 --> 00:39:49.234
  • WHICH MEANS VERY GOOD NEWS,AND IT TELLS THE STORY OF
  • 00:39:49.334 --> 00:39:54.172
  • CREATION TURNING AWAY FROMGOD, AND THEN
  • 00:39:54.272 --> 00:39:59.277
  • JESUS' RESCUE PLAN.
  • 00:39:59.377 --> 00:40:01.546
  • HERE'S BABY JESUSWITH MARY AND JOSEPH.
  • 00:40:01.646 --> 00:40:04.716
  • THIS IS JESUS IN HIS LIFE,HIS DEATH, HIS RESURRECTION.
  • 00:40:04.816 --> 00:40:09.454
  • AND THEN THE STORY COMESDOWN HERE TO WHERE IN
  • 00:40:09.554 --> 00:40:11.857
  • PENTECOST, THE HOLY SPIRITCAME, AND PEOPLE CARRIED THE
  • 00:40:11.957 --> 00:40:15.227
  • GOOD NEWS MESSAGE ALL THEWAY THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.
  • 00:40:15.327 --> 00:40:20.065
  • IT'S AN INTERESTING PLACEBEING AN INDIGENOUS PERSON
  • 00:40:20.165 --> 00:40:22.968
  • AND BEING A CHRISTIAN.
  • 00:40:23.068 --> 00:40:24.803
  • BUT I HOLD TWO MAGNIFICENTJEWELS IN MY HAND.
  • 00:40:24.903 --> 00:40:28.607
  • ONE IS THE ANCIENTNESS OFMY INDIGENOUS HERITAGE THAT
  • 00:40:28.707 --> 00:40:32.310
  • KNOWS FIRSTHAND THERELATIONSHIP TO OTHER PARTS
  • 00:40:32.410 --> 00:40:36.648
  • OF CREATION ANDTO THE CREATOR.
  • 00:40:36.748 --> 00:40:39.618
  • - THANKS, GIRLS.
  • 00:40:39.718 --> 00:40:41.119
  • - AND I ALSO KNOW THROUGHMY CHRISTIAN FAITH THE
  • 00:40:41.219 --> 00:40:43.188
  • SAVING GRACE OF JESUS.
  • 00:40:43.288 --> 00:40:45.590
  • ALTHOUGH I BATTLE EVERYDAY, EVERY DAY, WITH THE
  • 00:40:45.690 --> 00:40:51.062
  • IMPLICATIONS OF A CONTINUINGRACIST SOCIETY, I HAVE TO
  • 00:40:51.162 --> 00:40:57.602
  • LOOK UP BELIEVING THAT JESUSWOULD ACTUALLY KEEP ROLLING
  • 00:40:57.702 --> 00:41:02.140
  • STONES AWAY, KEEPRESURRECTING LIFE,
  • 00:41:02.240 --> 00:41:07.546
  • KEEP CASTING OUT EVIL ANDBRINGING JUSTICE,
  • 00:41:07.646 --> 00:41:11.850
  • BRINGING THINGS RIGHT.
  • 00:41:11.950 --> 00:41:13.552
  • THERE'S SO MUCH WORKSTILL TO BE DONE.
  • 00:41:13.652 --> 00:41:17.055
  • IF I DON'T DO IT,WE'LL BE BEHIND.
  • 00:41:17.155 --> 00:41:20.458
  • I HAVE TO TAKE MY PLACE.
  • 00:41:20.559 --> 00:41:22.360
  • I HAVE TO TEACH HOW WE CANWORK TOGETHER, AND THE MODEL
  • 00:41:22.460 --> 00:41:25.897
  • THAT I'M USING IS ONE OFGRACE AND LOVE, WHICH I
  • 00:41:25.997 --> 00:41:30.235
  • HAVE TO GIVE OWNERSHIP TOTHROUGH JESUS, HIS WAY.
  • 00:41:30.335 --> 00:41:35.507
  • IT HAS TO BE HIS WAY.
  • 00:41:35.607 --> 00:41:38.209
  • ANY OTHER WAY WON'T WORK.
  • 00:41:38.310 --> 00:41:43.782
  • - I THINK ABOUT JESUS ANDHOW MANY POINTED TO WHERE
  • 00:41:45.750 --> 00:41:47.752
  • JESUS COME FROM ANDSAID, WHO'S THIS JESUS?
  • 00:41:47.852 --> 00:41:50.989
  • HE'S JUST A CARPENTER'S SONFROM NAZARETH, AND WHAT
  • 00:41:51.089 --> 00:41:53.458
  • GOOD THING CAN COMEFROM NAZARETH?
  • 00:41:53.558 --> 00:41:55.226
  • AND IN SOME WAYS, AUSTRALIA,THERE IS THAT BACKGROUND,
  • 00:41:55.327 --> 00:41:58.296
  • THERE IS THAT HISTORYOF BEING CONVICTS.
  • 00:41:58.396 --> 00:42:00.732
  • AND, TO BE HONEST, WE DOHAVE A FAIRLY HORRIFIC
  • 00:42:00.832 --> 00:42:03.735
  • HISTORY, IN TERMS OF WHATWE TO AS SETTLERS TO THE
  • 00:42:03.835 --> 00:42:06.471
  • INDIGENOUS PEOPLE,IN AUSTRALIA, TOO.
  • 00:42:06.571 --> 00:42:09.140
  • BUT I THINK GOD LIKESTO TURN THINGS AROUND.
  • 00:42:09.240 --> 00:42:12.043
  • HE LIKES TO CONFOUND THEWISE AND USE THE BROKEN
  • 00:42:12.143 --> 00:42:15.547
  • PEOPLE AND TO SEEHIS NAME GLORIFIED.
  • 00:42:15.647 --> 00:42:17.782
  • SO I THINK IT ISQUITE SIGNIFICANT.
  • 00:42:17.882 --> 00:42:18.984
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:42:19.084 --> 00:42:24.956
  • - A FORMERGENERAL OF THE U.S.
  • 00:42:25.056 --> 00:42:26.391
  • ARMY ONCE SAID, "A DREAMDOESN'T BECOME A
  • 00:42:26.491 --> 00:42:28.860
  • REALITY THROUGH MAGIC.
  • 00:42:28.960 --> 00:42:30.662
  • IT TAKES SWEAT,DETERMINATION, AND HARD
  • 00:42:30.762 --> 00:42:33.765
  • WORK." MY DREAM HAS ALWAYSBEEN TO BECOME A JOURNALIST
  • 00:42:33.865 --> 00:42:37.602
  • AND TO CAPTUREPEOPLE'S STORIES.
  • 00:42:37.702 --> 00:42:39.638
  • TODAY, WE'RE MEETING TWOINCREDIBLE YOUNG PEOPLE,
  • 00:42:39.738 --> 00:42:42.540
  • BONNIE AND MANUELLYTO HEAR THEIR STORIES.
  • 00:42:42.641 --> 00:42:45.510
  • I'VE KNOWN BONNIE FORABOUT TEN YEARS NOW.
  • 00:42:46.978 --> 00:42:49.414
  • SHE'S A REALLY COOL CHICK,AND SHE'S LIVED WITH CEREBRAL
  • 00:42:49.514 --> 00:42:52.350
  • PALSY HER WHOLE LIFE.
  • 00:42:52.450 --> 00:42:54.452
  • CEREBRAL PALSY IS A CONDITIONWHERE THE MESSAGES FROM THE
  • 00:42:54.552 --> 00:42:58.156
  • BRAIN DON'T QUITE REACH APERSON'S ARMS AND LEGS.
  • 00:42:58.256 --> 00:43:01.559
  • - I GREW UP IN A LITTLE BITOF A ROUGH HOME ENVIRONMENT.
  • 00:43:05.897 --> 00:43:08.633
  • MY PARENTS WERE ADDICTEDTO DRUGS AND ALCOHOL.
  • 00:43:08.733 --> 00:43:14.239
  • UNFORTUNATELY, MY MOM'SSTILL IN THE DRUGS AND
  • 00:43:14.339 --> 00:43:18.476
  • ALCOHOL CIRCLE, BUTHOPEFULLY IN A FEW YEAR'S
  • 00:43:18.576 --> 00:43:23.682
  • TIME, OR MAYBE EVEN MONTHSOR WEEKS, SHE WILL
  • 00:43:23.782 --> 00:43:26.851
  • FOLLOW IN MY DAD'S FOOTSTEPS.
  • 00:43:26.951 --> 00:43:29.387
  • THAT'S WHAT I'MHOPING FOR, ANYWAY.
  • 00:43:29.487 --> 00:43:31.890
  • I ONLY REMEMBER HER LIVING WITHUS SINCE I
  • 00:43:31.990 --> 00:43:36.161
  • WAS ABOUT TWO I THINK.
  • 00:43:36.261 --> 00:43:38.363
  • THEY'VE BEEN SEPARATEDFOR QUITE A LONG TIME.
  • 00:43:38.463 --> 00:43:42.300
  • I THINK MY DAD'S AMAZING,TO BE HONEST, BECAUSE EVEN
  • 00:43:42.400 --> 00:43:45.804
  • THOUGH IT WAS ESPECIALLYHARD FOR ME, IT WAS
  • 00:43:45.904 --> 00:43:48.773
  • HARD FOR HIM, AS WELL.
  • 00:43:48.873 --> 00:43:51.142
  • WHEN I WAS YOUNG, I WANTEDTO BE AN AMBULANCE DRIVER, A
  • 00:43:51.242 --> 00:43:54.412
  • ZOO KEEPER, A LAWYER, ACOMPUTER GRAPHICS DESIGNER,
  • 00:43:54.512 --> 00:43:59.217
  • AND NOW I'M PRETTY SET ONBEING A SOCIAL WORKER.
  • 00:43:59.317 --> 00:44:04.022
  • I FOUND OUT ABOUTELEVATE THROUGH SCHOOL.
  • 00:44:04.889 --> 00:44:08.093
  • EVER SINCE I'VE COME ON MYFIRST CAMP, I WAS HOOKED.
  • 00:44:08.193 --> 00:44:13.765
  • JUST THE WHOLE ENVIRONMENTIS REALLY WELCOMING AND
  • 00:44:13.865 --> 00:44:17.235
  • RESPECTFUL, AND IT'S LIKETHEY DON'T EVEN SEE YOUR
  • 00:44:17.335 --> 00:44:21.139
  • DISABILITY, SO THAT'S WHY ILOVE BEING A PART
  • 00:44:21.239 --> 00:44:24.542
  • OF WHAT THEY DO.
  • 00:44:24.642 --> 00:44:27.312
  • IT'S DEFINITELY MADE ME GROWIN MY FAITH BECAUSE I KIND
  • 00:44:27.412 --> 00:44:31.716
  • OF LIKE LOST MY FAITH ALITTLE BIT, LIKE I STOPPED
  • 00:44:31.816 --> 00:44:35.487
  • GOING TO CHURCH FOR ABOUTFIVE YEARS ROUGHLY I THINK.
  • 00:44:35.587 --> 00:44:41.226
  • AND THEN I CAME TO ELEVATE,AND I TALKED TO JUST THE
  • 00:44:41.326 --> 00:44:46.765
  • DIFFERENT PEOPLE THERE, ANDTHAT'S WHEN I GOT UP THE
  • 00:44:46.865 --> 00:44:50.101
  • CONFIDENCE TO GO BACK TOCHURCH AND BE INVOLVED IN THE
  • 00:44:50.201 --> 00:44:54.439
  • CHURCH LIFE AGAIN.
  • 00:44:54.539 --> 00:44:56.508
  • I'M STUDYING AT THEUNIVERSITY OF
  • 00:44:57.709 --> 00:45:00.678
  • AUCKLAND, IPSUM CAMPUS.
  • 00:45:00.779 --> 00:45:02.814
  • AT THE MOMENT, I'M DOINGFOUNDATION, AND THEN I'M
  • 00:45:02.914 --> 00:45:05.650
  • GOING TO GO INTO MY CHOSENDEGREE OF SOCIAL WORK.
  • 00:45:05.750 --> 00:45:10.288
  • I'VE WANTED TO BE A SOCIALWORKER FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS
  • 00:45:10.388 --> 00:45:13.424
  • NOW, SO MY DREAM'S NOT QUITEALIVE AT THE MOMENT,
  • 00:45:13.525 --> 00:45:16.861
  • BUT I'M DEFINITELY WORKINGTOWARDS IT.
  • 00:45:16.961 --> 00:45:19.831
  • THERE HAVE BEEN TIMES WHENI'VE FELT LIKE GIVING UP,
  • 00:45:19.931 --> 00:45:23.835
  • BUT I HAVEN'T, ANDLOOK WHERE I AM NOW.
  • 00:45:23.935 --> 00:45:27.806
  • SO, YEAH, JUSTDON'T GIVE UP.
  • 00:45:27.906 --> 00:45:30.241
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:45:30.341 --> 00:45:33.778
  • - WE'RE NOW HEADING OFF TOSEE MANUELLY WHO'S ANOTHER
  • 00:45:33.878 --> 00:45:36.548
  • REALLY COOL YOUNG PERSON,AND HE LIVES WITH
  • 00:45:36.648 --> 00:45:39.184
  • CEREBRAL PALSY, AS WELL.
  • 00:45:39.284 --> 00:45:41.386
  • HI, MANUELLY, HOW ARE YOU?
  • 00:45:41.486 --> 00:45:43.288
  • I HAVEN'T SEENYOU IN A WHILE.
  • 00:45:43.388 --> 00:45:45.023
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:45:45.123 --> 00:45:47.525
  • - I KNOW FOR ME, ELEVATEHAS ALWAYS BEEN A REALLY
  • 00:48:04.128 --> 00:48:06.698
  • WELCOMING PLACE WHEREEVERYONE IS ACCEPTED.
  • 00:48:06.798 --> 00:48:09.867
  • ACROSS THE MINISTRIES ANDBRANCHES, ELEVATE ARE
  • 00:48:09.968 --> 00:48:12.804
  • COMMITTED TO CREATING ANENVIRONMENT OF
  • 00:48:12.904 --> 00:48:14.939
  • ENCOURAGEMENT AND BELONGING.
  • 00:48:15.039 --> 00:48:17.075
  • IT'S ABOUT SEEING PEOPLEWITH DISABILITIES REACH
  • 00:48:17.175 --> 00:48:19.544
  • THEIR FULL POTENTIAL INALL AREAS OF THEIR LIVES.
  • 00:48:19.644 --> 00:48:23.514
  • TODAY, I'M WORKING AT A TVPRODUCTION COMPANY TELLING
  • 00:48:23.614 --> 00:48:26.718
  • POWERFUL STORIES ABOUTPEOPLE LIVING WITH A
  • 00:48:26.818 --> 00:48:29.153
  • DISABILITY, AND MY DREAMIS DEFINITELY ALIVE.
  • 00:48:29.253 --> 00:48:32.757
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:48:32.857 --> 00:48:47.138
  • - PROVERBS 11:11, THESCRIPTURE SAYS, "THE GOOD
  • 00:48:47.238 --> 00:48:51.075
  • INFLUENCE OF GODLY CITIZENSCAUSES A CITY TO PROSPER."
  • 00:48:51.175 --> 00:48:58.983
  • BUT IT SAYS, "THE MORALDECAY OF THE WICKED DRIVES
  • 00:48:59.083 --> 00:49:02.720
  • IT DOWNHILL." THE GOODINFLUENCE OF GODLY CITIZENS
  • 00:49:02.820 --> 00:49:11.295
  • CAN CAUSE A CITY TO PROSPER.
  • 00:49:11.396 --> 00:49:14.332
  • I LOVE THAT THOUGHT, THATWE THE CHURCH CAN HAVE THE
  • 00:49:14.432 --> 00:49:18.236
  • KIND OF IMPACT ON OURCOMMUNITIES, ON OUR TOWNS,
  • 00:49:18.336 --> 00:49:21.105
  • OUR CITIES, THAT LITERALLYBRINGS BLESSING TO THE CITY.
  • 00:49:21.205 --> 00:49:25.376
  • I WONDER IF YOU BELIEVETHAT, AND I WONDER IF YOU
  • 00:49:25.476 --> 00:49:27.678
  • HAVE A COMMITMENT TO LIVINGYOUR LIFE IN
  • 00:49:27.779 --> 00:49:30.982
  • AN INFLUENTIAL WAY.
  • 00:49:31.082 --> 00:49:33.418
  • THAT'S HOW I BELIEVE EVERYBELIEVER SHOULD
  • 00:49:33.518 --> 00:49:37.555
  • THINK ABOUT SERVING JESUS.
  • 00:49:37.655 --> 00:49:41.893
  • AND WE ALL KNOW THERE'SPLENTY OF WICKEDNESS AND
  • 00:49:41.993 --> 00:49:43.928
  • EVIL THAT IS CAUSING ANDDRIVING CITIES DOWNHILL.
  • 00:49:44.028 --> 00:49:49.333
  • I WONDER IF THE GOODINFLUENCE OF GODLY BELIEVERS
  • 00:49:49.434 --> 00:49:51.903
  • WILL CAUSE THE CHURCH TOPROSPER; WHETHER THE GOOD
  • 00:49:52.003 --> 00:49:56.707
  • INFLUENCE OF GODLY PARENTSWILL CAUSE A FAMILY, THEIR
  • 00:49:56.808 --> 00:50:01.646
  • CHILDREN, TO PROSPER; ORWHETHER THE GOOD INFLUENCE
  • 00:50:01.746 --> 00:50:04.782
  • OF A GODLY BUSINESS PERSONCAN CAUSE THEIR BUSINESS TO
  • 00:50:04.882 --> 00:50:09.020
  • FLOURISH AND TO PROSPER.
  • 00:50:09.120 --> 00:50:12.557
  • I LOVE THE THOUGHT WE CANBUILD THE KIND OF CHURCHES
  • 00:50:12.657 --> 00:50:17.728
  • THAT CAN REACH PEOPLE INEVERY SINGLE AREA OF LIFE.
  • 00:50:17.829 --> 00:50:21.399
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:50:21.499 --> 00:50:36.380
  • - FOR CENTURIES, ANTARCTICAWAS ONLY A RUMOR BORN FROM A
  • 00:50:36.481 --> 00:50:39.717
  • ANCIENT GREEK THEORY.
  • 00:50:39.817 --> 00:50:41.886
  • BY THE LATE 1700'S, ONEFRUSTRATED BRITISH EXPLORER,
  • 00:50:41.986 --> 00:50:46.057
  • CAPTAIN JAMES COOK,DETERMINED THAT THIS PHANTOM
  • 00:50:46.157 --> 00:50:48.993
  • TERRITORY WOULD LIKELYREMAIN UNKNOWN FOREVER.
  • 00:50:49.093 --> 00:50:52.063
  • BUT EXPLORERS CONTINUED THEHUNT VENTURING FARTHER INTO
  • 00:50:52.163 --> 00:50:56.134
  • THE ARCTIC SURF UNTIL, BY1820, THEY FINALLY CAUGHT A
  • 00:50:56.234 --> 00:51:00.438
  • GLIMPSE OF THIS WORLD'SLONG-KEPT SECRET,
  • 00:51:00.538 --> 00:51:03.708
  • AN ICE-BOUND HAVENUNMARKED BY HUMAN LIFE.
  • 00:51:03.808 --> 00:51:09.480
  • NO ONE OWNS ANTARCTICAOR EVER WILL.
  • 00:51:11.115 --> 00:51:13.951
  • THE 1959 ARCTIC TREATYMADE SURE OF THAT.
  • 00:51:14.051 --> 00:51:17.355
  • IT WAS THEN THAT COUNTRIESAROUND THE WORLD AGREED TO
  • 00:51:17.455 --> 00:51:20.625
  • KEEP HER AS SHE WAS, ANATURAL RESERVE DESERVING OF
  • 00:51:20.725 --> 00:51:23.861
  • PEACEFUL COLLABORATIONAND STUDY.
  • 00:51:23.961 --> 00:51:27.365
  • SHE ALSO CARRIES THE RAREBRAGGING RIGHT OF BEING ONE
  • 00:51:27.465 --> 00:51:30.034
  • OF THE FEW PLACES ON EARTHTO ACTUALLY BE DISCOVERED.
  • 00:51:30.134 --> 00:51:34.472
  • UNLIKE MOST EVERY OTHERLAND MASS ON THE PLANET,
  • 00:51:34.572 --> 00:51:37.175
  • ANTARCTICA NEVER HAD ANINDIGENOUS POPULATION.
  • 00:51:37.275 --> 00:51:42.280
  • TODAY, SHE REMAINS MOSTLYUNINHABITED, A SUMMER-ONLY
  • 00:51:42.380 --> 00:51:45.583
  • VACATION SPOT FOR ABOUT50.000 TOURISTS A YEAR, A
  • 00:51:45.683 --> 00:51:49.520
  • RESEARCH BASE FOR ROUGHLY5.000 SCIENTISTS,
  • 00:51:49.620 --> 00:51:52.490
  • AND THE BIRTHPLACE OF ONLY11 HUMAN BEINGS.
  • 00:51:52.590 --> 00:51:56.194
  • SHE HAS NO CITIES OR TOWNS,NO COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIES,
  • 00:51:56.294 --> 00:51:59.697
  • AND NO LIFE-LONG RESIDENTS.
  • 00:51:59.797 --> 00:52:02.200
  • WITH TEMPERATURES THAT HAVERUN AS LOW AS -128 DEGREES
  • 00:52:02.300 --> 00:52:05.303
  • FAHRENHEIT, THERE'S LITTLEMYSTERY AS TO WHY.
  • 00:52:05.403 --> 00:52:10.775
  • SEALS, WHALES, ORCAS,PENGUINS, ALBATROSS AND EVEN
  • 00:52:10.875 --> 00:52:15.046
  • A COUPLE OF HEARTY BUGS ARETHE ONLY TRUE NATIVES OF
  • 00:52:15.146 --> 00:52:18.616
  • THIS WINTRY WONDERLAND.
  • 00:52:18.716 --> 00:52:21.619
  • [WAVES CRASHING]
  • 00:52:21.719 --> 00:52:25.790
  • - SURFING FEELSLIKE FREEDOM.
  • 00:52:25.890 --> 00:52:28.392
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:52:28.492 --> 00:52:32.163
  • WHEN YOU'RE ON A WAVE, ANDYOU'RE JUST NOT TOUCHING THE
  • 00:52:32.263 --> 00:52:35.700
  • WATER, BUT YOU'RE MOVINGWITH IT, IT'S JUST FUN.
  • 00:52:35.800 --> 00:52:39.036
  • [GIGGLING]
  • 00:52:39.136 --> 00:52:40.972
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:52:41.072 --> 00:52:46.477
  • MY NAME'S JESSIE MUIR.
  • 00:52:46.577 --> 00:52:47.812
  • I'M THE NATIONAL WOMEN'SCOORDINATOR FOR
  • 00:52:47.912 --> 00:52:49.847
  • CHRISTIAN SURFERS AUSTRALIA.
  • 00:52:49.947 --> 00:52:51.882
  • I'VE BEEN SURFING MY WHOLELIFE, SO TO BE CALLED INTO
  • 00:52:51.983 --> 00:52:54.285
  • SOMETHING THAT ALLOWS ME TOLIVE OUT MY PASSION AND THEN
  • 00:52:54.385 --> 00:52:56.921
  • SERVE THROUGH THAT,IT GIVES ME LIFE.
  • 00:52:57.021 --> 00:53:00.891
  • THE PEOPLE THAT I MINISTERTO AND DO MINISTRY
  • 00:53:00.992 --> 00:53:03.361
  • WITH ARE MY FAMILY.
  • 00:53:03.461 --> 00:53:05.763
  • I WANT TO KNOW WHO THEY AREKNOW WHAT GOD'S CALLING THEM
  • 00:53:05.863 --> 00:53:07.965
  • TO DO AND BE ABLE TO JUSTWALK ALONGSIDE THEM.
  • 00:53:08.065 --> 00:53:11.202
  • I THINK CHRISTIAN SURFERS,BECAUSE WE HAVE GOD WITH US
  • 00:53:11.302 --> 00:53:14.939
  • AND WE LIVE OUT OF THATPLACE OF LOVE AND JOY, LIKE,
  • 00:53:15.039 --> 00:53:17.942
  • THAT'S WHAT WE BRINGINTO THE SURF CULTURE.
  • 00:53:18.042 --> 00:53:19.944
  • SO WE PADDLE OUT AS A GROUPOF FRIENDS HAVING FUN AND
  • 00:53:20.044 --> 00:53:21.846
  • HOOTING AND HOLLERINGBUILDING RELATIONSHIP.
  • 00:53:21.946 --> 00:53:24.915
  • AND IT CHALLENGESTHE SURF CULTURE.
  • 00:53:25.016 --> 00:53:26.884
  • PEOPLE SEE IT, AND THEY'RELIKE, ALL OF THESE PEOPLE
  • 00:53:26.984 --> 00:53:30.121
  • ARE OUT HERE HAVING A GOODTIME LIKE SHARING WAVES, AND
  • 00:53:30.221 --> 00:53:32.523
  • THAT'S THE MINISTRY OF IT.
  • 00:53:32.623 --> 00:53:34.091
  • WE'RE CHANGING OUT THE SURFCULTURE BY BEING A WITNESS
  • 00:53:34.191 --> 00:53:36.694
  • OUT IN THE WATER.
  • 00:53:36.794 --> 00:53:39.530
  • I GREW UP IN A VERY SMALLTOWN, AS A TEENAGER AND
  • 00:53:41.999 --> 00:53:44.702
  • GETTING CAUGHT UP IN THEWRONG THINGS LIKE PARTYING
  • 00:53:44.802 --> 00:53:46.771
  • AND DRINKING AND JUST IGUESS BEING IN THE PURSUIT
  • 00:53:46.871 --> 00:53:49.573
  • OF HAPPINESS, BUT NOT HAVINGANY KIND OF
  • 00:53:49.674 --> 00:53:52.610
  • IDEA WHO I REALLY WAS.
  • 00:53:52.710 --> 00:53:54.211
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:53:54.312 --> 00:53:56.514
  • OUT OF MY FRIEND GROUP, IWAS THE ONLY ONE WHO SURFED,
  • 00:53:56.614 --> 00:53:59.050
  • THAT WAS PROBABLY THAT ONETHING THAT I CLUNG TO THAT
  • 00:53:59.150 --> 00:54:01.452
  • WAS LIKE I COULD FULLY JUSTBE MYSELF WHEN I
  • 00:54:01.552 --> 00:54:03.454
  • WAS OUT IN THE WATER.
  • 00:54:03.554 --> 00:54:06.791
  • MY YOUNGEST SISTER STARTEDGOING TO CHRISTIAN SURFERS.
  • 00:54:06.891 --> 00:54:09.860
  • SHE'D TELL ME HOW COOLCHRISTIAN SURFERS WAS,
  • 00:54:09.960 --> 00:54:13.331
  • AND I WAS LIKE,THAT'S NOT COOL.
  • 00:54:13.431 --> 00:54:15.232
  • I DON'T WANT TO HANGOUT WITH CHRISTIANS.
  • 00:54:15.333 --> 00:54:17.401
  • AND IT WASN'T UNTIL THEYINVITED ME ON A SURF CAMP
  • 00:54:17.501 --> 00:54:19.170
  • THAT WAS LIKE, I'LLCOME ON A SURF TRIP.
  • 00:54:19.270 --> 00:54:21.639
  • I WANT TO COME SURFING.
  • 00:54:21.739 --> 00:54:23.207
  • I GOT REALLY BLOWN AWAY BYTHE PEOPLE I
  • 00:54:23.307 --> 00:54:25.042
  • MET ON THAT WEEKEND.
  • 00:54:25.142 --> 00:54:26.677
  • THEY WANTED TO JUST LOVE MEAND SERVE ME, AND I WAS JUST
  • 00:54:26.777 --> 00:54:30.281
  • LIKE -- I COULDN'TCOMPREHEND IT, BUT I WANTED
  • 00:54:30.381 --> 00:54:33.150
  • MORE AND MORE OF IT.
  • 00:54:33.250 --> 00:54:36.487
  • I STARTED GOING ALONG TOTHEIR BIBLE STUDIES EVERY
  • 00:54:36.587 --> 00:54:38.456
  • WEEK, AND I WAS SEARCHING ALOT ABOUT GOD AND
  • 00:54:38.556 --> 00:54:41.192
  • THE STORY OF CREATION.
  • 00:54:41.292 --> 00:54:43.594
  • - LET'S ACTUALLY POSITIONOUR HEARTS TOWARD
  • 00:54:43.694 --> 00:54:45.262
  • A PLACE OF WORSHIP.
  • 00:54:45.363 --> 00:54:47.131
  • - I HAD A REALLY GOODFRIEND WHO STARTED TO HANG
  • 00:54:47.231 --> 00:54:50.201
  • OUT WITH CHRISTIAN SURFERS.
  • 00:54:50.301 --> 00:54:52.370
  • I REMEMBER THISMOMENT SO WELL.
  • 00:54:52.470 --> 00:54:54.004
  • I DROVE TO HIS HOUSE TO PICKHIM UP TO GO FOR A SURF, AND
  • 00:54:54.105 --> 00:54:56.340
  • I WAS LIKE, THERE'SSOMETHING DIFFERENT
  • 00:54:56.440 --> 00:54:59.110
  • ABOUT ZACH, AND HE WASJUST BEAMING.
  • 00:54:59.210 --> 00:55:02.079
  • AND HE'S LIKE, I MET JESUS,AND IT'S THE BEST THING EVER.
  • 00:55:02.179 --> 00:55:07.084
  • AFTER THAT MOMENT, I JUSTWAS LIKE, ALL RIGHT,
  • 00:55:07.184 --> 00:55:09.553
  • LET'S GET SERIOUS. I WANTTO PURSUE THIS.
  • 00:55:09.653 --> 00:55:12.456
  • AND THEN IT WAS ONE THING TOUNDERSTAND GOD, BUT THEN TO
  • 00:55:12.556 --> 00:55:14.625
  • UNDERSTAND WHO JESUS WAS A WHOLEOTHER REALM.
  • 00:55:14.725 --> 00:55:19.430
  • AND ON A SATURDAY, A MASSIVEBIG SWELL HIT THE EAST COAST
  • 00:55:19.530 --> 00:55:22.366
  • OF AUSTRALIA, AND ZACH ANDTHREE OF THE YOUNG BOYS IN
  • 00:55:22.466 --> 00:55:26.437
  • THE COMMUNITY WENTUP THE COAST TO SURF.
  • 00:55:26.537 --> 00:55:29.039
  • WHILE THEY WERE OUT THERESURFING, ZACH GOT ATTACKED
  • 00:55:29.140 --> 00:55:31.175
  • AND KILLED BY A SHARK.
  • 00:55:31.275 --> 00:55:33.544
  • [SOMBER MUSIC]
  • 00:55:33.644 --> 00:55:42.253
  • IN A TIME WHEN I FELT LIKEHE'D GIVEN HIS LIFE TO GOD,
  • 00:55:42.353 --> 00:55:47.024
  • AND GOD HAD JUST TAKEN ITAWAY -- IT WAS REALLY
  • 00:55:47.124 --> 00:55:50.861
  • HARD FOR ME TO UNDERSTAND.
  • 00:55:50.961 --> 00:55:52.463
  • I DID A FULL 180 AND SAID,SEE YOU LATER, GOD, BYE.
  • 00:55:52.563 --> 00:55:55.099
  • YOU'RE NOT FOR ME.
  • 00:55:55.199 --> 00:55:57.301
  • JUST BURNT MYSELF OUT,REALLY GOT SO EMPTY AND SO
  • 00:55:57.401 --> 00:56:00.070
  • LOST THAT I CAME TOTHE END OF MYSELF.
  • 00:56:00.171 --> 00:56:05.443
  • PROBABLY, YEAH, A MONTHAFTER EVERYTHING HAD
  • 00:56:05.543 --> 00:56:08.245
  • HAPPENED, I WAS LYING INBED, AND I WAS JUST CRYING
  • 00:56:08.345 --> 00:56:10.114
  • BECAUSE I JUSTHAD NOTHING LEFT.
  • 00:56:10.214 --> 00:56:12.516
  • IN THIS MOMENT OFDESPERATION, I CRIED OUT TO
  • 00:56:12.616 --> 00:56:14.985
  • GOD, "YOU NEED TO SHOW UP,OTHERWISE, YOU KNOW, IF IT'S
  • 00:56:15.085 --> 00:56:18.923
  • NOT YOU, IT'S ME, AND ICAN'T DO THIS ANYMORE." THAT
  • 00:56:19.023 --> 00:56:22.893
  • NIGHT, I HAD A DREAM, AND INTHE DREAM, GOD SPOKE
  • 00:56:22.993 --> 00:56:27.431
  • TO ME THROUGH ZACH.
  • 00:56:27.531 --> 00:56:30.601
  • WE WERE OUT IN THE SURFTOGETHER, AND THERE WAS LIKE
  • 00:56:30.701 --> 00:56:33.737
  • ALL OF THESE DOLPHINSSWIMMING AROUND US.
  • 00:56:33.838 --> 00:56:35.706
  • AND ZACH TURNS TO ME ANDSAYS, "I HAVE TO GO NOW, BUT
  • 00:56:35.806 --> 00:56:40.010
  • I DON'T WANT YOU TO EVER BEAFRAID BECAUSE GOD IS ALWAYS
  • 00:56:40.110 --> 00:56:42.079
  • WITH YOU." AND HE TURNS,AND HE STARTS PADDLING OUT
  • 00:56:42.179 --> 00:56:44.782
  • TOWARDS THE HORIZON, ANDTHERE'S A HUGE WAVE COMING,
  • 00:56:44.882 --> 00:56:48.452
  • AND ZACH DISAPPEARSUNDER THE WAVE.
  • 00:56:48.552 --> 00:56:51.722
  • AND I WAS LIKE, THERE WASJUST THIS PAIN AND THIS GRIEF.
  • 00:56:51.822 --> 00:56:55.292
  • AND THEN THE WAVE WASHESOVER ME, AND I WAS JUST
  • 00:56:55.392 --> 00:56:57.595
  • FILLED WITH LIKETHIS PEACE AND HOPE.
  • 00:56:57.695 --> 00:57:01.065
  • YEAH, I LAID AWAKE FOR THREEHOURS JUST IN THIS EUPHORIC
  • 00:57:01.165 --> 00:57:04.101
  • STATE OF LIKE, WHATDOES THIS MEAN?
  • 00:57:04.201 --> 00:57:06.403
  • I JUST NEED TOGO FOR A SURF.
  • 00:57:06.504 --> 00:57:09.673
  • AND ABOUT TEN MINUTES AFTERI PADDLED OUT, THIS POD OF
  • 00:57:09.773 --> 00:57:12.409
  • DOLPHINS JUST CAME OUT OFNOWHERE AND SURROUNDED ME,
  • 00:57:12.510 --> 00:57:16.914
  • LIKE THEY WERE JUST SWIMMINGAROUND ME, AND THEY WERE SO
  • 00:57:17.014 --> 00:57:19.783
  • CLOSE THAT I COULDTOUCH THEIR BACK.
  • 00:57:19.884 --> 00:57:22.653
  • I COULD JUST FEEL LIKE THISPRESENCE WITH ME, AND I WAS
  • 00:57:22.753 --> 00:57:25.389
  • JUST LIKE, OKAY, GOD, I KNOWYOU'RE HERE,
  • 00:57:25.489 --> 00:57:28.259
  • AND I KNOW YOU CARE ABOUT ME.
  • 00:57:28.359 --> 00:57:29.860
  • WHEN I'M SO LOST AND EMPTY,YOU'VE JUST COME AND
  • 00:57:29.960 --> 00:57:32.463
  • MET ME IN THIS PLACE.
  • 00:57:32.563 --> 00:57:34.598
  • SO I STEPPED INTO A YEAR OFBIBLE COLLEGE,
  • 00:57:34.698 --> 00:57:36.667
  • WHICH WAS CRAZY.
  • 00:57:36.767 --> 00:57:38.903
  • I THINK FOR ME IT WAS REALLYA YEAR OF LIKE STEPPING OUT
  • 00:57:39.003 --> 00:57:41.071
  • AND TRUSTING IN GOD, EVEN INTHE MIDST OF THE UNKNOWN AND
  • 00:57:41.171 --> 00:57:44.341
  • ME NOT BEING IN CONTROL.
  • 00:57:44.441 --> 00:57:47.111
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:57:47.211 --> 00:57:49.246
  • I THINK IT WAS A MONTH AFTERI STARTED, I GOT BAPTIZED,
  • 00:57:49.346 --> 00:57:51.615
  • AND YEAH, MY LIFE NOW ISGETTING TO WORK WITH THESE
  • 00:57:51.715 --> 00:57:54.585
  • CRAZY PEOPLE WHO LOVEGOD, LOVE SURFING.
  • 00:57:54.685 --> 00:57:57.855
  • AND I COULDN'T IMAGINE TO GOANYTHING OTHER THAN THIS.
  • 00:57:57.955 --> 00:58:00.491
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:58:00.591 --> 00:58:08.432
  • WOO, WOO!
  • 00:58:08.532 --> 00:58:11.368
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:58:11.468 --> 00:58:17.241
  • - PLEASE PRAY FOR THECHURCHES IN AUSTRALIA AND
  • 00:58:17.341 --> 00:58:19.977
  • THE CHRISTIANS IN AUSTRALIATHAT WE WOULD HAVE A
  • 00:58:20.077 --> 00:58:22.146
  • FEARLESSNESS, AS WELL ASA FAITH, AND A FAVOR THAT
  • 00:58:22.246 --> 00:58:24.081
  • FOLLOWS US SO THATGENUINELY, WE CAN BE SALT
  • 00:58:24.181 --> 00:58:27.384
  • AND LIGHT EVERYWHERE WE GO.
  • 00:58:27.484 --> 00:58:29.553
  • - I PRAY THAT EVERY CHURCHWOULD LITERALLY JUST BE REAL
  • 00:58:29.653 --> 00:58:34.158
  • IN THEIR JOURNEY AND PRESENTJESUS IN A PATHWAY FOR ALL
  • 00:58:34.258 --> 00:58:38.629
  • OF HUMANITY.
  • 00:58:38.729 --> 00:58:41.865
  • ♪♪
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