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February 4, 2021
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Fleeing religious persecution, did the Puritans discover a new “Eden” in North America? Would a European faith be accepted by Native peoples and African slaves?

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Praise | The State of Faith: North America | February 4, 2021

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  • - FROM SMALL BEGINNINGSIN JERUSALEM OVER 2.000
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  • YEARS AGO, THE GOSPELMESSAGE HAS SPREAD
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  • THROUGHOUT THE EARTH TOEVERY MAJOR CONTINENT
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  • THROUGH THE FAITHAND BRAVERY OF EARLY
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  • CHRISTIANS WILLING TOSUFFER SOCIETAL SCORN AND
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  • EVEN MARTYRDOM.
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  • CHRISTIANITY TOOK ROOTAND HAS FLOURISHED TO
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  • BECOME THE WORLD'SDOMINANT RELIGION.
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  • AFTER A DARK PERIOD OFHISTORY DURING THE MIDDLE
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  • AGES WHERE THE FLAME OFCHRIST DWINDLED, IT WAS
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  • REKINDLED AGAIN DURINGTHE RENAISSANCE AND THE
  • 00:00:25.139 --> 00:00:27.608
  • AGE OF DISCOVERY.
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  • ONCE CHRISTIANITY HADSPREAD THROUGHOUT EUROPE,
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  • IT WOULD SET SAIL TO THENEW WORLD AND PLANT THE
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  • GOOD NEWS INTO THEFABRIC OF NORTH AMERICA.
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  • TODAY, THERE ARECOUNTLESS STORIES OF
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  • HEROES AND HEROINES OFTHE FAITH SPREADING GOD'S
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  • LOVE AND REDEMPTIONTO NORTH AMERICA.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - TONIGHT ON PRAISE, ASTATE OF FAITH SPECIAL
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  • FROM THE SHORES WHERE THEPILGRIMS LANDED ACROSS
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  • THE VAST TERRITORIES OFCANADA, IT'S THE STATE OF
  • 00:01:04.778 --> 00:01:07.615
  • FAITH IN NORTH AMERICA.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - MATT CROUCH: PRAISECOMES TO YOU TODAY FROM
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  • AN AMAZING LOCATION,SOUTHERN COLORADO.
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  • SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
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  • WE'RE HERE IN CHARLOTTE.
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  • ATLANTA, GEORGIA.
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  • THIS IS MERCEDESBENZ STADIUM.
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  • WE'RE HERE INNEW YORK CITY!
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  • WE WELCOME YOU TO OURNATION'S CAPITOL.
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  • - FROM BARCLAYCENTER IN BROOKLYN.
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  • - EVERYONE KNOWS THESTORY OF THE ONE, THE
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  • PERSON OF JESUS CHRIST,LIVED SOME ODD 2.000
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  • YEARS AGO.
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  • HE WAS POURINGHIMSELF INTO THE 12.
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  • YOU CAN FOLLOW THE 12PRETTY EASILY
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  • WITH RESEARCH.
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  • MARK GOES TO THECOUNTRY EGYPT.
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  • THE COPTICCHURCH IS BORN.
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  • THERE ARE 20 MILLION COPTICCHRISTIANS AROUND
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  • THE WORLD, SOME 16MILLION OR SO IN THE
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  • COUNTRY OF EGYPT.
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  • THAT WAS THE LIFEENDEAVOR OF THE
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  • DISCIPLE MARK.
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  • OKAY, THE STORYOFTENTIMES GOES COLD
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  • AT THAT POINT.
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  • WE KNOW ABOUT JESUS.
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  • HOW DID THAT STORYCOME FORWARD TO US?
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  • SO WE'RE GOING TO BETELLING THE STORY OF THE
  • 00:02:26.126 --> 00:02:28.562
  • PROGRESSION FROM JESUSTHROUGH THE APOSTLES AND
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  • ALL THE WAY TO US.
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  • THE STORY IS THESTATE OF FAITH.
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  • ♪♪
  • 00:02:36.470 --> 00:02:53.053
  • - GREG LAURIE: PEOPLEARE REALLY OPEN TO
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  • HEARING TRUTH RIGHT NOW.
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  • I THINK THEY'RE SCAREDBECAUSE THEY KNOW THAT
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  • PEOPLE ARE DYING.
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  • THIS IS REAL.
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  • I THINK THEIR CONCERNEDABOUT THEIR INCOME.
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  • THEY'RE CONCERNED ABOUTTHEIR INVESTMENTS.
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  • THEY'RE CONCERNED ABOUTTHEIR EMPLOYMENT.
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  • IT'S A STRATEGIC TIME FORTHE TRUTH OF THE GOSPEL.
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  • WE HAVEN'T CHANGED OURMESSAGE, BUT IT SEEMS
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  • LIKE MAYBE PEOPLE ARELISTENING A LITTLE MORE
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  • CAREFULLY THAN THE WAYTHEY WERE LISTENING BEFORE.
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  • - THE CHURCH OF JESUSCHRIST IS UNSTOPPABLE.
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  • WHETHER IT IS AGOVERNMENT OR PERSECUTION
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  • OR COVID, GOD SAYSLOOK, MY CHURCH IS
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  • SO RESILIENT.
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  • THE GATES OF HELL CAN'TEVEN STAND AGAINST
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  • MY CHURCH.
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  • - PANDEMIC OR CALAMITYIS ALWAYS A SPACE FOR
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  • OPPORTUNITY WITHTHE BELIEVERS.
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  • I WANT YOU TO BUILDSOMETHING THAT HAS NEVER
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  • BEEN IN THISEARTH BEFORE.
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  • I WANT YOU TO CREATE ASYSTEM THAT CAN ENDURE
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  • THE STORM THAT THEWORLD HAS NEVER SEEN.
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  • - SO I THINK THE APOSTLEPAUL IF HE WERE ALIVE
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  • TODAY WOULD SAY, HECKYEAH, IF IT'S WORKS, IF
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  • YOU'RE GATHERING PEOPLE, IFPEOPLE ARE ENGAGING AND
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  • IF PEOPLE ARE BECOMINGFOLLOWERS OF JESUS, THE
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  • ANSWER IS YES, DO THATBY ALL POSSIBLE MEANS.
  • 00:03:58.118 --> 00:04:03.190
  • - SO MANY PEOPLE RIGHTNOW ARE SIMPLY LOOKING AT
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  • THE WORLD THROUGH A LENSOF FEAR, BUT THIS IS
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  • WHERE THE BODY OFCHRIST RISES UP.
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  • THIS IS WHERE THE CHURCHHAS ITS FINEST HOUR AS WE
  • 00:04:09.029 --> 00:04:11.799
  • LOOK THROUGH THE LENS OFFAITH, AND WITH THE LENS
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  • OF FAITH WE SAY TOGETHERWE CAN DO THIS.
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  • TOGETHER WE CAN SEETHE OPPORTUNITY.
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  • - YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
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  • WE'RE GOING THROUGH THISTOGETHER, BUT THIS IS
  • 00:04:21.241 --> 00:04:22.376
  • JUST A WAY.
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  • WE ARE GOING TO GETTO THE OTHER SIDE.
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  • I PROMISE YOU THAT.
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  • - SO WE HAVE A CHOICERIGHT NOW, DURING THIS
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  • PANDEMIC, DURING THISCORONA VIRUS, TO BRING
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  • CHRIST INTO OUR CRISISOR TRY TO FACE IT ON OUR
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  • OWN, AND THE SMART PEOPLEARE TURNING TO GOD.
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  • ♪♪
  • 00:04:38.525 --> 00:04:46.033
  • - I THINK THE HARDESTTHING FOR GOD TO ACHIEVE
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  • OR TO OBTAIN IN THISWORLD IS OUR ATTENTION.
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  • ♪♪
  • 00:04:54.975 --> 00:05:06.420
  • - WHEREVER THE CHURCHOF JESUS CHRIST IS
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  • RELIGIOUS, WHETHER IT'SARCHAIC, WHETHER IT'S
  • 00:05:08.722 --> 00:05:12.092
  • JUST TRYING TO ENFORCERULES OR IT IS GETTING SO
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  • FREE THAT THERE ARE NOPRINCIPLES AT ALL THAT IT
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  • JUST LOSES ITS POWER.
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  • IT LOSES ITS IMPACT.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - AS SOON AS OUR HUNGEROR APPETITE FOR THE
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  • PRESENCE OF GOD TRUMPSEVERY OTHER HUNGER
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  • APPETITE IN OUR LIFE,THAT'S WHEN TRANSFORMING
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  • REVIVAL BEGINS.
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  • - WHAT IS REVIVAL?
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  • IT'S AN AWAKENING, ANERUPTION, EVIDENCE OF THE
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  • TRANSFORMING POWER OFGOD'S PRESENCE ON EARTH.
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  • IT'S A TANGIBLEMEASURABLE DIFFERENCE, A
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  • MIRACULOUS RECLAMATION.
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  • THE BROKEN RESTORED.
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  • THE CONVICTED FREED, ANDTHE ABANDONED LOVED.
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  • IT BEGINS WITH PRAYER,FOCUSED AND INTENTIONAL
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  • INTERCESSION, AND ITLET'S LOOSE WHEN WE
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  • REPENT, WHEN WE TRUST HIM.
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  • IT'S GOD'S BEST AFTERWE'VE GIVEN HIM OUR WORST.
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  • AND IT'S EVIDENCED HERE ONA TRIBAL RESERVATION IN
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  • NEBRASKA, IN THE CELLBLOCKS OF THE TEXAS
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  • PRISON, AND IN THE COALMINES OF KENTUCKY WHERE
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  • WE WITNESS TRUE REVIVAL.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - APPALACHIA, IT'S APLACE WHERE THERE'S A LOT
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  • OF PHYSICALLY UNHEALTHYPEOPLE, WHERE EDUCATION
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  • HAS LAGGED, WHERE THERE'SJUST BEEN A LOT OF
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  • VIOLENCE FROM THE DAYS OFTHE FEUDS ALL THE WAY TO
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  • THE PRESENT HOUR.
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  • THERE'S BEEN A SEASONOF HOPELESSNESS.
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  • WHAT WILL BECOME OF US?
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  • IS THERE ANY FUTUREFOR OUR CHILDREN?
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  • ♪♪
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  • - ALL THESE PEOPLEAROUND HERE WAS EMPLOYED
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  • BY US STEEL.
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  • THEY THOUGHT US STEELWOULD ALWAYS BE HERE, AND
  • 00:07:08.775 --> 00:07:12.779
  • US STEEL FAILEDAND LEFT.
  • 00:07:12.880 --> 00:07:17.017
  • AND WE FOUND OUT USSTEEL WAS NOT THE GOD WE
  • 00:07:17.117 --> 00:07:19.186
  • THOUGHT HE WAS.
  • 00:07:19.286 --> 00:07:20.921
  • - ONE TIME WE HAD OVER350 ACTIVE COAL MINES IN
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  • HARDIN COUNTY ALONE.
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  • OVER 350.
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  • THERE'S LIKE 7MINES RIGHT NOW.
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  • THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDSOF GOOD MEN PUT OUT OF WORK.
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  • - THERE WASNO JOBS HERE.
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  • NOWHERE TO TURN.
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  • THERE WAS NO HOPE.
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  • YOU KNOW, NOTHINGGOOD HAPPENING.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - A GROUP OF PEOPLE,ABOUT 300 OF THEM
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  • GATHERED TO 3 TOWNSNEXT TO EACH OTHER,
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  • CUMBERLAND, BENHAM,AND LYNCH IN A
  • 00:07:55.589 --> 00:07:58.125
  • ROTARY PARK, AND THEYSPENT THE WHOLE DAY
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  • CRYING OUT TO GOD THAT HEWOULD COME AND HE WOULD
  • 00:08:02.496 --> 00:08:05.332
  • CHANGE THEIR COMMUNITY,THAT HE WOULD BRING JOBS.
  • 00:08:05.432 --> 00:08:08.835
  • - EVERYBODY CAME OUT.
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  • THE PARK WASJUST EXPLODING.
  • 00:08:11.271 --> 00:08:14.341
  • IT WAS FULL, AND THESPIRIT WAS HIGH.
  • 00:08:14.441 --> 00:08:17.177
  • - THERE WAS CATHOLICS.
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  • THERE WERE BAPTISTS ANDPENTECOSTALS TODAY.
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  • EVERYBODY WASUNITED AT ONE.
  • 00:08:21.048 --> 00:08:24.151
  • - WE'VE DEPENDED ONCOAL AND LOOK WHERE IT'S
  • 00:08:24.251 --> 00:08:26.253
  • GOTTEN US.
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  • WE'VE DEPENDED ONGOVERNMENT AND LOOK WHERE
  • 00:08:27.354 --> 00:08:28.288
  • IT'S GOTTEN US.
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  • WHAT WE HAVEN'T DONE ISTO REALLY DEPEND ON GOD.
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  • ♪♪
  • 00:08:31.858 --> 00:08:36.096
  • - GOD HEARD THESEPRAYERS AND AMAZING
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  • THINGS BEGANTO TAKE PLACE.
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  • - THE SPIRIT OF GOD FELLUPON THE LAND ITSELF.
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  • THEY HAD NO WILDLIFE,NOTHING THAT THEY COULD HUNT.
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  • THE TOURISTS HADDISAPPEARED.
  • 00:08:46.807 --> 00:08:48.842
  • BUT ALL THE SUDDEN AFTERTHIS PRAYER, THE LAND
  • 00:08:48.942 --> 00:08:52.012
  • ITSELF CHANGED, AND THISHAS OPENED UP TOURISM.
  • 00:08:52.112 --> 00:08:55.983
  • IT'S OPENED UP HUNTING.
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  • IT'S OPENED UP ALL KINDSOF NEW RECREATIONAL
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  • OPPORTUNITIES.
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  • PORTAL 31 MINE IS NOW ANEXHIBITION MINE THAT IS
  • 00:09:02.756 --> 00:09:05.726
  • ATTRACTING HUGENUMBERS OF PEOPLE.
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  • THE MINER'S RESTAURANT ISNOW A CHRISTIAN COFFEE
  • 00:09:07.828 --> 00:09:11.732
  • SHOP CALLED LAMPHOUSE COFFEE.
  • 00:09:11.832 --> 00:09:13.467
  • THE MACHINE SHOP IS BEINGREPURPOSED AS A BOTTLING
  • 00:09:13.567 --> 00:09:17.471
  • PLANT TO SELL WATER FROMBLACK MOUNTAIN WHICH IS
  • 00:09:17.571 --> 00:09:20.674
  • SUPER PURE CALLEDBLACK MOUNTAIN MIST.
  • 00:09:20.774 --> 00:09:22.909
  • IT GOES ON AND ON AND ON.
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  • ♪♪
  • 00:09:25.979 --> 00:09:27.981
  • - I KNOWTHAT PRAYER WORKS.
  • 00:09:28.081 --> 00:09:29.516
  • IT CHANGED OURWHOLE COMMUNITY.
  • 00:09:29.616 --> 00:09:32.352
  • PRAYER WORKS.
  • 00:09:32.452 --> 00:09:35.589
  • - ONE OF THE CATALYSTSOF THIS MOVE OF GOD IN
  • 00:09:35.689 --> 00:09:37.958
  • THE CITY OF LYNCH WASSUMMONED BY THE APPALACHIAN
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  • REGIONAL COMMISSION TOTESTIFY IN WASHINGTON DC
  • 00:09:43.530 --> 00:09:47.067
  • NOT LONG AGO.
  • 00:09:47.167 --> 00:09:48.435
  • HE GAVE A WONDERFULTESTIMONY AT THE END.
  • 00:09:48.535 --> 00:09:52.172
  • THESE COMMISSIONERS WEREJUST --THEIR JAWS WERE ON
  • 00:09:52.272 --> 00:09:56.209
  • THE FLOOR.
  • 00:09:56.309 --> 00:09:57.411
  • SO HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
  • 00:09:57.511 --> 00:09:59.046
  • AND HE SAID, WITH ALL DUERESPECT, I THINK PROBABLY
  • 00:09:59.146 --> 00:10:03.383
  • THE RIGHT QUESTION TODAYIS NOT HOW CAN YOU HELP
  • 00:10:03.483 --> 00:10:06.920
  • US BUT HOW CANWE HELP YOU.
  • 00:10:07.020 --> 00:10:09.623
  • WHEN THE FAVOR OF GOD ISRESTING UPON A PERSON OR
  • 00:10:09.723 --> 00:10:13.093
  • AN INSTITUTION OR APLACE, IT'S UNDENIABLE.
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  • ♪♪
  • 00:10:17.431 --> 00:10:31.445
  • - I REMEMBER GOINGTHROUGH THIS PLACE, AND
  • 00:10:31.545 --> 00:10:34.181
  • IT LOOKED LIKEA BATTLE ZONE.
  • 00:10:34.281 --> 00:10:36.616
  • THERE WERE BODIESEVERYWHERE.
  • 00:10:36.717 --> 00:10:38.685
  • SOME OF THEMWERE PASSED OUT.
  • 00:10:38.785 --> 00:10:41.021
  • THERE WERE PEOPLE THATWERE HAVING
  • 00:10:41.121 --> 00:10:43.090
  • EPILEPTIC SEIZURES.
  • 00:10:43.190 --> 00:10:44.524
  • RAPES WERE HAPPENINGBEHIND THE BUILDINGS.
  • 00:10:44.624 --> 00:10:47.094
  • THE SPIRIT AND THE SENSEOF DEATH WAS EVERYWHERE.
  • 00:10:47.194 --> 00:10:51.965
  • - TO ME IT WAS LIKETHE LEPER COLONY.
  • 00:10:52.065 --> 00:10:54.835
  • IT WAS WHERE PEOPLE WENTWHEN THEIR OWN FAMILIES
  • 00:10:54.935 --> 00:10:58.705
  • HAD JUST HAD TOGIVE UP ON THEM.
  • 00:10:58.805 --> 00:11:04.945
  • - WHITE CLAY,NEBRASKA HAD THE HIGHEST
  • 00:11:06.213 --> 00:11:08.982
  • PER CAPITA ALCOHOL SALESOF ANY PLACE IN THE
  • 00:11:09.082 --> 00:11:12.586
  • UNITED STATES.
  • 00:11:12.686 --> 00:11:14.621
  • BUT NOBODY WAS DOINGANYTHING ABOUT IT.
  • 00:11:14.721 --> 00:11:17.224
  • ALL THE GOVERNMENTOFFICIALS HAD TURNED
  • 00:11:17.324 --> 00:11:19.493
  • THEIR BACK ON IT.
  • 00:11:19.593 --> 00:11:21.128
  • YOU'VE GOT ALMOST 40% OFTHE CHILDREN WITH SOME
  • 00:11:21.228 --> 00:11:24.164
  • KIND OF FETAL ALCOHOLSYNDROME, DOMESTIC
  • 00:11:24.264 --> 00:11:26.733
  • VIOLENCE IS THROUGH THEROOF AND JUST RECENTLY
  • 00:11:26.833 --> 00:11:30.537
  • THEY HAD AN EPIDEMIC OF300 YOUNG PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:11:30.637 --> 00:11:33.507
  • KILLED THEMSELVESIN SUICIDE PACTS.
  • 00:11:33.607 --> 00:11:39.446
  • THE YOUTH HAD NO HOPE.
  • 00:11:39.546 --> 00:11:41.114
  • MARSHA VON FLEUR AND ANATIVE AMERICAN WOMAN BY
  • 00:11:41.214 --> 00:11:45.051
  • THE NAME OF NORMABLACKSMITH, THEY WALKED
  • 00:11:45.152 --> 00:11:48.188
  • UP AND DOWN THE MAINSTREET OF WHITE CLAY
  • 00:11:48.288 --> 00:11:51.424
  • PRAYING THAT GOD WOULDBRING DELIVERANCE.
  • 00:11:51.525 --> 00:11:54.528
  • - TWO OF US DECIDEDGOD IS NO RESPECTER
  • 00:11:54.628 --> 00:11:58.365
  • OF PERSONS.
  • 00:11:58.465 --> 00:11:59.699
  • AND IF HE WILL TRANSFORMTHE INUITS AND THE CHINOOK, IF
  • 00:11:59.800 --> 00:12:03.236
  • HE WILL GO TO COLLIE, COLUMBIAAND TRANSFORM THAT, WE
  • 00:12:03.336 --> 00:12:09.142
  • DARED TO BELIEVE THAT HEWOULD DO THAT IN PINE
  • 00:12:09.242 --> 00:12:13.980
  • RIDGE AND WHITE CLAY.
  • 00:12:14.080 --> 00:12:17.184
  • - BEER SALES OFFICIALLYCAME TO AN END FOR 4
  • 00:12:17.284 --> 00:12:19.186
  • STORES IN WHITE CLAY,NEBRASKA TODAY.
  • 00:12:19.286 --> 00:12:21.855
  • OUR CAMERA WAS THERE WHENCREWS CLEANED OUT THE
  • 00:12:21.955 --> 00:12:24.324
  • SHELVES AND LOADEDTHE BEER ONTO TRUCKS.
  • 00:12:24.424 --> 00:12:27.694
  • - THE LIQUOR CONTROLCOMMISSION HAD REVOKED
  • 00:12:27.794 --> 00:12:30.130
  • THE LICENSES OF ALLOF THESE STORES.
  • 00:12:30.230 --> 00:12:33.500
  • NOBODY THOUGHTTHAT WAS POSSIBLE.
  • 00:12:33.600 --> 00:12:35.836
  • THERE HAVE BEENDRAMATIC HEALINGS.
  • 00:12:35.936 --> 00:12:39.506
  • THERE WAS A YOUNG GIRL INA TRADITIONAL FAMILY WHO
  • 00:12:39.606 --> 00:12:43.276
  • HAD THIS TERRIBLE PROBLEMWITH HER FOOT WITH
  • 00:12:43.376 --> 00:12:46.780
  • THESE OPEN WOUNDS.
  • 00:12:46.880 --> 00:12:48.715
  • - AS THEY WERE PRAYINGOVER ME, MY FOOT WAS
  • 00:12:48.815 --> 00:12:53.620
  • UNCOVERED AND THEBANDAGES WERE OFF AND
  • 00:12:53.720 --> 00:12:56.289
  • THERE WAS SKIN GROWINGOVER, LIKE, IT WAS LIKE
  • 00:12:56.389 --> 00:13:02.529
  • HEALING BEFOREOUR OWN EYES.
  • 00:13:02.629 --> 00:13:07.801
  • AND LIKE, I NEVER SEENNOTHING LIKE THAT IN
  • 00:13:07.901 --> 00:13:11.905
  • MY LIFE. [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:13:12.005 --> 00:13:15.075
  • - TODAY IFYOU GO INTO WHITE CLAY,
  • 00:13:15.175 --> 00:13:18.111
  • THEY'RE MAKINGQUILTS AND BEAD WORK.
  • 00:13:18.211 --> 00:13:20.780
  • AND THERE'S A CHRISTIANMINISTRY THAT'S SET UP A
  • 00:13:20.881 --> 00:13:24.784
  • TRADING COMPANY UP THERETHAT PEOPLE CAN
  • 00:13:24.885 --> 00:13:27.254
  • DO BARTERING.
  • 00:13:27.354 --> 00:13:28.889
  • WHERE BEFORE THEY WEREVENDING DEATH, NOW
  • 00:13:28.989 --> 00:13:30.857
  • THEY'RE VENDINGLIFE AND HOPE.
  • 00:13:30.957 --> 00:13:34.261
  • - WE'RE REDEEMINGA BUILDING.
  • 00:13:34.361 --> 00:13:35.562
  • WE'RE IN A 3600 SQUAREFOOT BUILDING THAT WAS
  • 00:13:35.662 --> 00:13:38.999
  • THE LARGEST OF THE BEERSTORES IN WHITE CLAY, AND
  • 00:13:39.099 --> 00:13:41.635
  • THAT'S BEINGUSED FOR GOOD.
  • 00:13:41.735 --> 00:13:45.038
  • THEY NEED JOBS.
  • 00:13:45.138 --> 00:13:46.773
  • WE'RE PROVIDING A WAY FORTHEM TO USE THEIR GOD
  • 00:13:46.873 --> 00:13:48.642
  • GIVEN SKILLS ANDABILITIES AND GIFTING TO
  • 00:13:48.742 --> 00:13:52.312
  • PROVIDE FOR THEMSELVESAND THEIR FAMILIES.
  • 00:13:52.412 --> 00:13:54.114
  • - ONLY GOD CAN CHANGETHE STATUS QUO OF
  • 00:13:54.214 --> 00:13:57.183
  • A COMMUNITY.
  • 00:13:57.284 --> 00:13:58.418
  • A GENUINE TRANSFORMINGREVIVAL CHANGES A PLACE
  • 00:13:58.518 --> 00:14:03.023
  • AND YOU CAN SEE IT ANDSMELL IT AND TOUCH IT
  • 00:14:03.123 --> 00:14:05.492
  • AND TASTE IT.
  • 00:14:05.592 --> 00:14:07.193
  • ♪♪
  • 00:14:07.294 --> 00:14:18.972
  • - IF YOU JUST REALLYKNOW HOW DARK IT IS AND
  • 00:14:19.072 --> 00:14:21.741
  • HOW EASY IT IS TO NOTHAVE HOPE, GUYS THAT WERE
  • 00:14:21.841 --> 00:14:29.883
  • HARD CORE JUST DON'TCARE ABOUT NOTHING.
  • 00:14:29.983 --> 00:14:32.986
  • - THERE WERE ABOUT 2500MEN THAT WERE HOUSED IN
  • 00:14:33.086 --> 00:14:37.390
  • THIS PLACE.
  • 00:14:37.490 --> 00:14:39.192
  • THEY'RE THE WORSTOF THE WORST.
  • 00:14:39.292 --> 00:14:41.294
  • THE WARDEN THERE IS A MANBY THE NAME OF VERNON PITTMAN.
  • 00:14:41.394 --> 00:14:45.765
  • HE WAS TIRED OFTHE RECIDIVISM.
  • 00:14:45.865 --> 00:14:48.635
  • HE WAS TIREDOF THE CHAOS.
  • 00:14:48.735 --> 00:14:50.370
  • THIS IS MAXIMUM SECURITYPRISON, SO HE BEGAN TO
  • 00:14:50.470 --> 00:14:53.740
  • CRY OUT TO GOD,WE NEED A CHANGE.
  • 00:14:53.840 --> 00:14:56.242
  • WE NEED REVIVALIN OUR COMMUNITY.
  • 00:14:56.343 --> 00:14:59.379
  • - FOR US TO GO BACKTHERE JUST WITH THE WORD
  • 00:15:09.289 --> 00:15:11.725
  • OF GOD, NO OTHER PROMISE,AND FOR THEM TO BE
  • 00:15:11.825 --> 00:15:14.227
  • RECEPTIVE, YOU MAY HAVEWENT BACK THERE AND GOT 2
  • 00:15:14.327 --> 00:15:18.365
  • PEOPLE, BUT 2 PEOPLE BECOME 4,AND 4, 8, AND 8, 16,
  • 00:15:18.465 --> 00:15:24.237
  • AND 16, 32.
  • 00:15:24.337 --> 00:15:27.374
  • MULTIPLY.
  • 00:15:27.474 --> 00:15:28.942
  • ONLY BECAUSE THEY SEEGOD WORKING ON
  • 00:15:29.042 --> 00:15:32.212
  • OTHER OFFENDERS.
  • 00:15:32.312 --> 00:15:37.117
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:15:37.217 --> 00:15:40.320
  • - VERY QUICKLY ABOUT40% OF THE INMATES HAD
  • 00:16:05.345 --> 00:16:08.381
  • GIVEN THEIR HEARTSTO THE LORD.
  • 00:16:08.481 --> 00:16:10.350
  • THEY HAD AN ALMOSTMEDIATE 55% REDUCTION IN
  • 00:16:10.450 --> 00:16:13.753
  • INSTITUTIONAL VIOLENCE.
  • 00:16:13.853 --> 00:16:16.856
  • THEY WERE BAPTIZING UPTO 600 INMATES
  • 00:16:16.956 --> 00:16:19.659
  • AT A TIME.
  • 00:16:19.759 --> 00:16:21.094
  • - THEY WERE ALLOWINGTHEMSELVES TO BE
  • 00:16:21.194 --> 00:16:23.329
  • SUBMERGED INTO THEWATER AND BROUGHT UP
  • 00:16:23.430 --> 00:16:25.432
  • IN SHACKLES.
  • 00:16:25.532 --> 00:16:27.567
  • THIS LEGISLATIVE GROUP,THEY WERE JUST BLOWN AWAY
  • 00:16:27.667 --> 00:16:29.936
  • BY WHAT GOD WAS DOING.
  • 00:16:30.036 --> 00:16:32.338
  • AND I REMEMBER THEDIRECTOR PULLING ME TO
  • 00:16:32.439 --> 00:16:34.107
  • THE SIDE, WHISPERING IN MYEAR, HE SAYS, WHAT ARE
  • 00:16:34.207 --> 00:16:37.477
  • YOU DOING.
  • 00:16:37.577 --> 00:16:39.212
  • - BUT GOD.
  • 00:16:39.312 --> 00:16:39.946
  • - BUT GOD.
  • 00:16:40.046 --> 00:16:40.980
  • - BUT GOD.
  • 00:16:41.081 --> 00:16:42.182
  • - BUT GOD.
  • 00:16:42.282 --> 00:16:43.616
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:16:47.687 --> 00:16:51.825
  • - AMEN.
  • 00:16:51.925 --> 00:16:55.662
  • ♪♪
  • 00:17:06.873 --> 00:17:08.842
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:17:47.213 --> 00:17:51.217
  • - THE NEWS HAS GOTTENOUT THROUGH ALL THE
  • 00:17:51.317 --> 00:17:54.154
  • PRISON NETWORK IN THESTATE OF TEXAS WHAT GOD
  • 00:17:54.254 --> 00:17:56.656
  • IS DOING IN THISINSTITUTION, AND
  • 00:17:56.756 --> 00:17:59.459
  • PRISONERS ALL OVER THESTATE ARE PETITIONING TO
  • 00:17:59.559 --> 00:18:02.729
  • BE TRANSFERRED HERE.
  • 00:18:02.829 --> 00:18:04.731
  • WARDENS AND OTHERPRISONERS SAY, CAN YOU
  • 00:18:04.831 --> 00:18:07.300
  • SEND US SOME OF YOURGOLDEN PRISONERS TO
  • 00:18:07.400 --> 00:18:09.469
  • OUR INSTITUTIONS?
  • 00:18:09.569 --> 00:18:10.837
  • WE NEED TO SEETHIS HAPPEN.
  • 00:18:10.937 --> 00:18:14.440
  • THIS IS THE TRANSFORMINGPOWER OF THE MOST HIGH GOD.
  • 00:18:14.541 --> 00:18:18.611
  • ♪ [INMATES SINGING] ♪
  • 00:18:18.711 --> 00:18:29.289
  • - FIVE HUNDRED YEARSBEFORE COLUMBUS SAILED THE
  • 00:18:32.859 --> 00:18:35.295
  • OCEANS BLUE, THE SON OF THEFAMOUS VIKING, ERIK THE RED,
  • 00:18:35.395 --> 00:18:39.098
  • LEIF ERIKSON WASCOMMISSIONED TO TAKE
  • 00:18:39.199 --> 00:18:41.901
  • CHRISTIANITY TO GREENLAND,BUT HIS SMALL SHIP WAS
  • 00:18:42.001 --> 00:18:44.804
  • BLOWN OFF COURSE ANDLANDED IN NORTH AMERICA,
  • 00:18:44.904 --> 00:18:48.208
  • NEWFOUNDLAND TO BE PRECISE.
  • 00:18:48.308 --> 00:18:50.410
  • THUS ERIKSON BECAME THEFIRST KNOWN EUROPEAN TO
  • 00:18:50.510 --> 00:18:53.546
  • LAND ON THESE SHORES.
  • 00:18:53.646 --> 00:18:55.248
  • MUCH LATER IN 1620,THIRTEEN YEARS AFTER THE
  • 00:18:55.348 --> 00:18:59.419
  • FIRST ENGLISHMAN LANDEDIN VIRGINIA AND FOUNDED
  • 00:18:59.519 --> 00:19:02.055
  • JAMESTOWN, THE MAYFLOWERARRIVED OFF THE COAST OF
  • 00:19:02.155 --> 00:19:05.558
  • WHAT IS TODAY MASSACHUSETTSCARRYING 102 PILGRIMS,
  • 00:19:05.658 --> 00:19:10.163
  • ENGLISH PROTESTANTS WHO HADLOST HOPE THEY COULD WORSHIP
  • 00:19:10.263 --> 00:19:13.233
  • IN THE STYLE THEY BELIEVEDTO BE TRULY BIBLICAL.
  • 00:19:13.333 --> 00:19:16.236
  • THERE THEY FOUNDED THEPLYMOUTH PLANTATION
  • 00:19:16.336 --> 00:19:18.204
  • AND THE AMERICAN STORYBEGAN IN EARNEST.
  • 00:19:18.304 --> 00:19:21.975
  • THOUSANDS MORE FOLLOWED TOTHE NORTH IN CANADA. FRENCH
  • 00:19:22.075 --> 00:19:25.511
  • JESUIT MISSIONARIES JOINEDTHE TRADERS AND EXPLORERS
  • 00:19:25.612 --> 00:19:29.115
  • AND BEGAN SETTING UPCHRISTIAN MISSIONS,
  • 00:19:29.215 --> 00:19:31.184
  • OFTEN AT GREAT PERSONALSACRIFICE, TO MINISTER
  • 00:19:31.284 --> 00:19:34.187
  • TO THE NATIVE TRIBES.
  • 00:19:34.287 --> 00:19:36.122
  • BUT IN WHAT BECAMETHE UNITED STATES,
  • 00:19:36.222 --> 00:19:38.458
  • CHRISTIANITY DID NOTALWAYS GROW PEACEFULLY.
  • 00:19:38.558 --> 00:19:41.327
  • SETTLERS OFTEN TURNED TOVIOLENCE AGAINST NATIVE
  • 00:19:41.427 --> 00:19:44.464
  • AMERICANS, FUELED MORE BYBIGOTRY AND RACISM THAN
  • 00:19:44.564 --> 00:19:48.001
  • RELIGIOUS FERVOR, AND THEATROCITIES OF IMPORTING
  • 00:19:48.101 --> 00:19:51.104
  • AFRICAN SLAVES WAS A SADCHAPTER IN OUR HISTORY.
  • 00:19:51.204 --> 00:19:54.707
  • BUT GOD USED WHAT WASKNOWN AS THE FIRST GREAT
  • 00:19:54.807 --> 00:19:57.310
  • AWAKENING TO TURN THEHEARTS OF THOUSANDS OF
  • 00:19:57.410 --> 00:19:59.979
  • AMERICANS TO HIMSELF.
  • 00:20:00.079 --> 00:20:01.814
  • IT WAS DURING THIS TIMETHAT MANY SLAVES
  • 00:20:01.914 --> 00:20:03.783
  • AND FREE BLACKS IN THESOUTH CAME TO LEARN OF
  • 00:20:03.883 --> 00:20:06.486
  • GOD FOR THE FIRST TIME.
  • 00:20:06.586 --> 00:20:08.454
  • MUCH LATER, ANOTHER GREATREVIVAL BEGAN IN A POOR
  • 00:20:08.554 --> 00:20:11.958
  • SECTION OF LOS ANGELESON AZUSA STREET IN 1906.
  • 00:20:12.058 --> 00:20:16.296
  • THERE, UNDER THE LEADERSHIPOF AN AFRICAN AMERICAN
  • 00:20:16.396 --> 00:20:19.465
  • PREACHER, GOD POURED OUTHIS HOLY SPIRIT ON TO A
  • 00:20:19.565 --> 00:20:22.535
  • FLICKERING FLAME THAT BECAMEA HUGE BONFIRE OF HIS GRACE.
  • 00:20:22.635 --> 00:20:26.806
  • FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGSREMINISCENT OF THE BOOK OF
  • 00:20:26.906 --> 00:20:29.575
  • ACTS, PENTECOSTALS NOWCOMPRISE MORE THAN
  • 00:20:29.676 --> 00:20:32.512
  • A QUARTER OF ALLPEOPLE ON EARTH.
  • 00:20:32.612 --> 00:20:35.081
  • CHRISTIANITY IS NOW BYFAR THE DOMINANT RELIGION
  • 00:20:35.181 --> 00:20:38.351
  • THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA,AND THE UNITED STATES
  • 00:20:38.451 --> 00:20:40.753
  • STANDS AS THE LARGESTEXPORTER OF THE
  • 00:20:40.853 --> 00:20:43.256
  • GOSPEL IN THE WORLD.
  • 00:20:43.356 --> 00:20:46.125
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:20:46.225 --> 00:20:53.833
  • [SPEAKING FRENCH]
  • 00:20:59.505 --> 00:21:36.542
  • [CHILDREN PLAYINGIN THE DISTANCE]
  • 00:21:38.511 --> 00:21:45.718
  • [CITY NOISE]
  • 00:21:45.818 --> 00:21:50.223
  • [SPEAKING FRENCH]
  • 00:21:50.323 --> 00:22:12.178
  • [MUSICIANS PRACTICING]
  • 00:25:20.299 --> 00:25:23.502
  • - JESUS.
  • 00:26:41.113 --> 00:26:42.815
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:27:30.963 --> 00:27:32.998
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:28:19.078 --> 00:28:27.153
  • THEY CALL NEW YORK CITY"CITY OF A THOUSAND CITIES".
  • 00:28:27.253 --> 00:28:30.589
  • THERE ARE 8.6MILLION PEOPLE HERE.
  • 00:28:30.689 --> 00:28:34.126
  • THERE ARE ALMOST300 NEIGHBORHOODS.
  • 00:28:34.226 --> 00:28:36.695
  • IT'S ONE OF THE MOST DIVERSECITIES IN THE WORLD.
  • 00:28:36.796 --> 00:28:40.432
  • WE HAVE OVER 170 DIALECTS.
  • 00:28:40.533 --> 00:28:44.136
  • YOU HAVE PEOPLE WHO COMEFROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
  • 00:28:44.236 --> 00:28:45.771
  • WITH GREAT EXPECTATIONSAND HOPES OF
  • 00:28:45.871 --> 00:28:48.040
  • ADVANCING IN THEIR LIVES.
  • 00:28:48.140 --> 00:28:50.743
  • THERE'S A BROKENNESS OFHEART AND FRUSTRATION AND
  • 00:28:50.843 --> 00:28:53.078
  • CONFUSION IN THE RICHESTNATION IN THE WORLD THAT WE
  • 00:28:53.179 --> 00:28:55.481
  • REALIZE WE'RE IN TROUBLE.
  • 00:28:55.581 --> 00:28:57.750
  • WE'RE RENOWNED FORBEING AMONG THE MOST
  • 00:28:57.850 --> 00:28:59.819
  • LIBERAL CITIES IN THE WORLD.
  • 00:28:59.919 --> 00:29:01.720
  • SO THE PERCEPTION IS NOBODYWANTS TO HEAR ABOUT JESUS.
  • 00:29:01.821 --> 00:29:06.559
  • BUT I'VE DONE A LOT OFDOOR-TO-DOOR EVANGELISM,
  • 00:29:06.659 --> 00:29:08.761
  • AND I FOUND THAT PEOPLEREALLY WANTED PRAYER.
  • 00:29:08.861 --> 00:29:11.397
  • I'M TELLING YOU, YOU COMEWITH A LITTLE GIFT AND A
  • 00:29:11.497 --> 00:29:13.399
  • BLESSING AND A PRAYER, SOMUCH GOOD CAN BE DONE IF
  • 00:29:13.499 --> 00:29:17.136
  • THE CHURCH WOULD ENGAGE.
  • 00:29:17.236 --> 00:29:20.005
  • - IN NEW YORK, TOGETHER WEHAVE ABOUT 8.000 CHURCHES.
  • 00:29:20.773 --> 00:29:24.276
  • FIVE THOUSAND OF THEM AREREALLY CONNECTED, AND ONE
  • 00:29:24.376 --> 00:29:27.279
  • OF THOSE KEY THINGS THATREALLY BROUGHT US
  • 00:29:27.379 --> 00:29:29.348
  • TOGETHER WAS 9/11.
  • 00:29:29.448 --> 00:29:32.918
  • WHEN 9/11 HAPPENED, THATREALLY UNITED THE CHURCH.
  • 00:29:33.018 --> 00:29:36.155
  • NEW YORK CITY HAS GROWNSIGNIFICANTLY, I THINK, BY
  • 00:29:36.255 --> 00:29:41.360
  • 60 PERCENT OVER THE LASTTEN YEARS IN THE CHRISTIAN
  • 00:29:41.460 --> 00:29:45.431
  • POPULATION ITSELF.
  • 00:29:45.531 --> 00:29:47.499
  • PEOPLE COMING TO KNOW THELORD, EXPERIENCING HIS
  • 00:29:47.600 --> 00:29:50.269
  • GOODNESS, AND ACTUALLYBECOMING ATTENDERS OF THE
  • 00:29:50.369 --> 00:29:54.006
  • LOCAL CHURCH ONA REGULAR BASIS.
  • 00:29:54.106 --> 00:29:57.009
  • WE'VE PLANTED THOUSANDS OFCHURCHES IN NEW YORK CITY
  • 00:29:57.109 --> 00:30:00.179
  • OVER THE LAST 15 YEARS.
  • 00:30:00.279 --> 00:30:03.916
  • - WE'VE REALIZED THEDESPERATE NEED WE HAVE THAT
  • 00:30:04.016 --> 00:30:05.951
  • WE ALL WORK TOGETHERBECAUSE NO ONE MOVEMENT,
  • 00:30:06.051 --> 00:30:08.988
  • NO ONE CHURCH CANREALLY MEET THE VAST
  • 00:30:09.088 --> 00:30:11.490
  • COMPLEX NEEDS OF OUR CITY.
  • 00:30:11.590 --> 00:30:14.093
  • - IN WHAT BETTER PLACE TOHAVE THE GREATEST MIRACLE!
  • 00:30:14.193 --> 00:30:18.364
  • - MAY HE BE OUR LIGHTTHAT PIERCES EVERYTHING.
  • 00:30:18.464 --> 00:30:21.500
  • - THE CONCEPT OF JESUSWEEK IS WHAT IF ALL THE
  • 00:30:21.600 --> 00:30:23.869
  • CHURCHES JUST BOOM!
  • 00:30:23.969 --> 00:30:25.804
  • JUST HIT IT TOGETHER FORONE WEEK AND JUST LIFTED UP
  • 00:30:25.905 --> 00:30:28.807
  • THE NAME OF JESUS AND HITTHEIR NEIGHBORHOODS AND
  • 00:30:28.908 --> 00:30:30.943
  • EVERYONE'S DOINGTHEIR PART.
  • 00:30:31.043 --> 00:30:32.845
  • BUT WE'RE ALLDOING IT IN SYNC.
  • 00:30:32.945 --> 00:30:35.481
  • WE WERE ABLE TO SAY IF YOUWANT TO WORK TOGETHER,
  • 00:30:35.581 --> 00:30:37.983
  • WE'LL BLESS YOURNEIGHBORHOOD OUTREACHES.
  • 00:30:38.083 --> 00:30:40.986
  • - AND THEY CAME WITH THEIRRESOURCES, WITH EVERYTHING.
  • 00:30:41.086 --> 00:30:43.188
  • IT WAS LIKE A LIFELINE.
  • 00:30:43.289 --> 00:30:45.024
  • A SPIRITUAL I.V.TO THIS CHURCH.
  • 00:30:45.124 --> 00:30:46.859
  • WE WERE CELEBRATINGTHAT WE WERE REACHING
  • 00:30:46.959 --> 00:30:48.294
  • CHILDREN IN THIS COMMUNITY.
  • 00:30:48.394 --> 00:30:50.529
  • - THERE ARE LITERALLYHUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF
  • 00:30:50.629 --> 00:30:53.799
  • AMAZING EVENTS GOING ONALL THROUGHOUT JESUS WEEK.
  • 00:30:53.899 --> 00:30:56.869
  • ON ALMOST EVERY BLOCK INEVERY NEIGHBORHOOD, JESUS
  • 00:30:56.969 --> 00:31:00.139
  • IS GONNA BE LIFTED UP.
  • 00:31:00.239 --> 00:31:02.207
  • - TODAY WE'LL HAVE 4.000VOLUNTEERS SERVING ALL
  • 00:31:02.308 --> 00:31:05.878
  • OVER NEW JERSEY AND NEWYORK THROUGH HOPE DAY.
  • 00:31:05.978 --> 00:31:08.781
  • WE WILL ALSO MINISTERTO SOMEWHERE BETWEEN
  • 00:31:08.881 --> 00:31:11.317
  • 17.000 TO 20.000 PEOPLE.
  • 00:31:11.417 --> 00:31:14.119
  • - WE DECIDED THAT WEWANTED TO CHANGE THE
  • 00:31:14.219 --> 00:31:16.088
  • PERSPECTIVE THAT THE WORLDHAS ABOUT THE CHURCH, THAT
  • 00:31:16.188 --> 00:31:18.590
  • IT'S SPLINTERED, THEY CAN'TWORK TOGETHER, SO WE
  • 00:31:18.691 --> 00:31:21.093
  • JOINED TOGETHER WITHOVER A HUNDRED CHURCHES.
  • 00:31:21.193 --> 00:31:23.429
  • DURING THE DAY, PEOPLE AREABLE TO GET FREE SHOES,
  • 00:31:23.529 --> 00:31:27.299
  • THEY'RE ABLE TO GET FREEGROCERIES, AND THEN WE
  • 00:31:27.399 --> 00:31:29.501
  • SHARE THE GOSPEL FOR ABOUTEIGHT MINUTES WITH THEM,
  • 00:31:29.601 --> 00:31:31.737
  • AND WE'VE SEEN HUNDREDSOF PEOPLE COME TO KNOW
  • 00:31:31.837 --> 00:31:33.472
  • CHRIST AS THEIR SAVIOR.
  • 00:31:33.572 --> 00:31:35.574
  • - WE'RE OUT HERE TO LETTHE PEOPLE KNOW THERE'S
  • 00:31:35.674 --> 00:31:37.743
  • SOMEBODY THAT YOU'REHERE TO MEET AND
  • 00:31:37.843 --> 00:31:39.545
  • THAT SOMEBODY IS JESUS.
  • 00:31:39.645 --> 00:31:41.747
  • - GOD IS DEMONSTRATING HISPOWER, EVEN HERE ON
  • 00:31:41.847 --> 00:31:45.351
  • 145TH STREET IN THETRAIN STATION.
  • 00:31:45.451 --> 00:31:49.288
  • - WE PRAY FOR HEALING ANDGOODNESS AND THAT'S
  • 00:31:49.388 --> 00:31:51.190
  • WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT.
  • 00:31:51.290 --> 00:31:52.324
  • WE'RE HAVING CHURCH ONTHE SUBWAY POURING INTO
  • 00:31:52.424 --> 00:31:54.259
  • FAMILIES ALL OVER THE CITY,COMING OUT AND MEETING
  • 00:31:54.360 --> 00:31:56.929
  • PEOPLE WHERE THEY ARE BOTHPERSONALLY AND SPIRITUALLY.
  • 00:31:57.029 --> 00:31:59.698
  • - AND EVERYBODY SAYS?- [CHILDREN] AMEN!
  • 00:31:59.798 --> 00:32:03.369
  • - COMMUNITY AFTERCOMMUNITY IN NEW YORK CITY
  • 00:32:03.469 --> 00:32:05.104
  • HAVE BEEN SAVED BY LOCALPARENT CHURCHES LOVING
  • 00:32:05.204 --> 00:32:07.706
  • THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS.
  • 00:32:07.806 --> 00:32:09.575
  • WE'RE THE SAFEST CITY OVERA MILLION IN THE NATION
  • 00:32:09.675 --> 00:32:12.077
  • RIGHT NOW, AND WE KEEPGETTING SAFER AND SAFER
  • 00:32:12.177 --> 00:32:14.313
  • BECAUSE THERE ARE HUNDREDSOF CHURCHES THAT JUST
  • 00:32:14.413 --> 00:32:16.248
  • LOVE THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS.
  • 00:32:16.348 --> 00:32:17.516
  • THERE'S HISTORY BEHIND IT.
  • 00:32:17.616 --> 00:32:19.118
  • WE'RE HERE AT ONE OF THEMOST SIGNIFICANT SQUARE
  • 00:32:19.218 --> 00:32:22.388
  • BLOCKS IN THE HISTORY OFTHE CHURCH IN NEW YORK CITY.
  • 00:32:22.488 --> 00:32:25.090
  • THIS IS THE JOB STREETUNITED METHODIST CHURCH,
  • 00:32:25.190 --> 00:32:27.960
  • AND RIGHT AROUND THE BLOCKIS THE FULTON STREET
  • 00:32:28.060 --> 00:32:29.995
  • DUTCH REFORM CHURCH.
  • 00:32:30.095 --> 00:32:31.797
  • IN 1855, THERE WEREHUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF
  • 00:32:31.897 --> 00:32:34.833
  • CHURCHES WORKING TOGETHERIN THE EXACT SAME STRATEGIC
  • 00:32:34.933 --> 00:32:37.636
  • FASHION WE'RE WORKING INYOUR CITY, WHERE THEY WERE
  • 00:32:37.736 --> 00:32:39.605
  • ALL ADOPTING AREAS OFGOSPEL RESPONSIBILITY.
  • 00:32:39.705 --> 00:32:42.541
  • BY THE TIME JEREMIAHLANPHIER HIT THE SCENE,
  • 00:32:42.641 --> 00:32:45.010
  • THERE WERE 4.000 PEOPLEREACHING OUT SYSTEMATICALLY
  • 00:32:45.110 --> 00:32:47.279
  • VISITING THEIR NEIGHBORSON A MONTHLY BASIS,
  • 00:32:47.379 --> 00:32:49.515
  • ALL CONNECTED TO ALOCAL PERISH CHURCH.
  • 00:32:49.615 --> 00:32:51.617
  • JEREMIAH LANPHIER WAS ONEOF THOSE PRAYING VISITORS.
  • 00:32:51.717 --> 00:32:54.186
  • HE BEGAN REACHING OUT INTHIS NEIGHBORHOOD, AND THEN
  • 00:32:54.286 --> 00:32:57.156
  • HE BEGAN A PRAYER MEETINGFOR THE BUSINESSMEN AT NOON
  • 00:32:57.256 --> 00:32:59.458
  • THAT LAUNCHED ONE OF THEGREATEST REVIVALS IN
  • 00:32:59.558 --> 00:33:01.794
  • AMERICAN HISTORY, THEFULTON STREET REVIVAL.
  • 00:33:01.894 --> 00:33:05.798
  • - IF THE CHURCH WORKSTOGETHER AS ONE, IF WE
  • 00:33:05.898 --> 00:33:07.800
  • HONOR THE WORDS OF CHRIST,AND WE LOVE THE LEAST OF
  • 00:33:07.900 --> 00:33:10.502
  • THESE, WE CARE FOR OURNEIGHBORS AND OUR SCHOOLS
  • 00:33:10.602 --> 00:33:13.205
  • AND OUR HOUSING PROJECTS,THE CHURCH WILL BE THE MOST
  • 00:33:13.305 --> 00:33:16.141
  • POWERFUL HEALINGFORCE IN THE WORLD.
  • 00:33:16.241 --> 00:33:21.013
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:33:22.948 --> 00:33:27.519
  • - THE GRANDEUR OF NORTHAMERICA'S SPANS OCEANS IS
  • 00:33:27.619 --> 00:33:30.789
  • PUNCTUATED BY SOARINGMOUNTAINS, ROLLING PLAINS,
  • 00:33:30.889 --> 00:33:34.760
  • AND TOWERING CITIES.
  • 00:33:34.860 --> 00:33:36.662
  • THE UNITED STATES ANDCANADA ARE JOINED BY
  • 00:33:36.762 --> 00:33:39.164
  • GREENLAND TO MAKE UPTHIS CONTINENT THAT IS
  • 00:33:39.264 --> 00:33:41.700
  • FILLED WITH ASTOUNDINGDIVERSITIES, GEOGRAPHY,
  • 00:33:41.800 --> 00:33:45.270
  • PEOPLE GROUPS, AND FOODSTYLES, ALL THE WHILE
  • 00:33:45.370 --> 00:33:48.941
  • LEADING THE REST OF THE WORLDIN ALMOST EVERY CATEGORY.
  • 00:33:49.041 --> 00:33:53.178
  • IN GREENLAND, THE NORTHERNLIGHTS PAINT COLORFUL
  • 00:33:53.278 --> 00:33:56.014
  • PATTERNS YEAR-ROUND BUTTRULY SHINE IN AUTUMN
  • 00:33:56.115 --> 00:33:59.318
  • AND WINTER NIGHTS.
  • 00:33:59.418 --> 00:34:01.053
  • TRAVELING SOUTH INTOCANADA, YOU ENTER THE
  • 00:34:01.153 --> 00:34:03.322
  • WORLD'S SECOND LARGESTCOUNTRY AND LAND AREA.
  • 00:34:03.422 --> 00:34:06.358
  • MOST OF CANADA IS DOMINATEDBY SPARSELY POPULATED
  • 00:34:06.458 --> 00:34:09.461
  • FORESTS AND TUNDRA, BUT THEMAJORITY OF PEOPLE LIVE
  • 00:34:09.561 --> 00:34:12.831
  • CLOSE TO ITS SOUTHERNBORDER WITHIN ONE HUNDRED
  • 00:34:12.931 --> 00:34:15.267
  • MILES OF THE UNITED STATES.
  • 00:34:15.367 --> 00:34:17.436
  • FROM THE STUNNING VISTAS OFVANCOUVER IN THE WEST TO
  • 00:34:17.536 --> 00:34:21.140
  • THE HIGHEST KNOWN OCEANTIDES IN THE WORLD IN
  • 00:34:21.240 --> 00:34:23.909
  • NOVA SCOTIA, CANADADELIGHTS CITIZENS AND
  • 00:34:24.009 --> 00:34:26.778
  • VISITORS YEAR-ROUND.
  • 00:34:26.879 --> 00:34:28.981
  • FOR BETTER OR WORSE, MUCHOF THE WORLD KNOWS
  • 00:34:29.081 --> 00:34:32.351
  • THE UNITED STATESBECAUSE OF HOLLYWOOD,
  • 00:34:32.451 --> 00:34:35.087
  • THE MEDIA CAPITAL OF THE GLOBE.
  • 00:34:35.187 --> 00:34:37.422
  • THE U.S. HAS EXPORTED ITSCULTURE, CUISINE AND PERHAPS
  • 00:34:37.523 --> 00:34:41.226
  • MOST IMPORTANTLY THE GOSPELTO THE KNOWN WORLD.
  • 00:34:41.326 --> 00:34:44.897
  • WE KNOW MUCH ABOUT OURCOUNTRY, BUT WHAT TRULY
  • 00:34:44.997 --> 00:34:47.799
  • SETS US APART FROM OTHERNATIONS IN THE WORLD?
  • 00:34:47.900 --> 00:34:50.736
  • IS IT OUR UNIQUE VIEWS ONFREEDOM, OR THE OLD PULL
  • 00:34:50.836 --> 00:34:54.206
  • YOURSELF UP BY YOUR BOOTSTRAPS MENTALITY, THAT WE
  • 00:34:54.306 --> 00:34:57.309
  • CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN OPTIMISM,OR IS IT OUR BELIEF
  • 00:34:57.409 --> 00:35:01.246
  • THAT GOD BIRTHED THISCOUNTRY FOR HIS PURPOSES?
  • 00:35:01.346 --> 00:35:04.383
  • WHATEVER YOUR TAKE ON THEGREAT AMERICAN EXPERIMENT,
  • 00:35:04.483 --> 00:35:07.186
  • MOST PEOPLE WILLAGREE THAT THE U.S.
  • 00:35:07.286 --> 00:35:09.788
  • STANDS IN HISTORY AS ONEOF THE GREATEST BEACONS
  • 00:35:09.888 --> 00:35:12.791
  • OF LIGHT TO THE WORLD.
  • 00:35:12.891 --> 00:35:16.295
  • [CHANTING]
  • 00:35:21.300 --> 00:35:28.073
  • [ARGUING]
  • 00:35:28.173 --> 00:35:35.113
  • [BABY CRYING]
  • 00:35:35.214 --> 00:35:38.917
  • [SCREAMING]
  • 00:35:39.418 --> 00:35:41.420
  • [FOREIGN RADIO PLAYING]
  • 00:35:42.654 --> 00:35:49.294
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:35:49.394 --> 00:35:53.599
  • - DO YOU REMEMBER SUDAN?
  • 00:35:53.699 --> 00:35:55.000
  • - YEAH, I REMEMBER.
  • 00:35:55.100 --> 00:35:56.802
  • - WHAT'S THE ONE THINGYOU MISS THE MOST?
  • 00:35:56.902 --> 00:35:59.271
  • - GO TO SWIMWITH MY FRIENDS.
  • 00:35:59.371 --> 00:36:01.506
  • - AND DID YOUSWIM IN THE LAKE?
  • 00:36:01.607 --> 00:36:03.275
  • - YEAH, IN THE LAKE.
  • 00:36:03.375 --> 00:36:04.376
  • - YOU SWAM IN THE LAKE?- YEAH.
  • 00:36:04.476 --> 00:36:05.777
  • - I DON'T KNOW HOWTO SWIM. I DON'T.
  • 00:36:05.877 --> 00:36:08.547
  • I'M FROM AFGHANISTAN,WE DIDN'T HAVE WATER.
  • 00:36:08.647 --> 00:36:10.249
  • WHEN I MOVED HERE ANDI STARTED TO ENGAGE THE
  • 00:36:10.349 --> 00:36:14.586
  • REFUGEE COMMUNITY, IT STARTEDTO BRING THIS INCREDIBLE
  • 00:36:14.686 --> 00:36:17.923
  • SENSE OF LIKE, REALLY, LIFEBACK INTO ME BECAUSE
  • 00:36:18.023 --> 00:36:20.959
  • THEIR STORY IS MY STORY.
  • 00:36:21.059 --> 00:36:25.030
  • IN THE WEST, IN CANADA,THE VALUES, BELIEFS AND
  • 00:36:34.006 --> 00:36:36.408
  • BEHAVIORS OF OUR CULTUREOF OUR RELIGION OF OUR
  • 00:36:36.508 --> 00:36:38.777
  • MUSLIM RELIGION, THEYWEREN'T GOING TO MELD.
  • 00:36:38.877 --> 00:36:41.146
  • THEY WERE ACTUALLY INCONFLICT WITH ONE ANOTHER.
  • 00:36:41.246 --> 00:36:44.750
  • ONE OF THE THINGS THATI PICKED UP VERY
  • 00:36:44.850 --> 00:36:46.418
  • FAST WAS THIS SHAME.
  • 00:36:46.518 --> 00:36:50.689
  • BEING MADE FUN OF BECAUSEOF MY ENGLISH, OR THE WAY
  • 00:36:50.789 --> 00:36:53.292
  • THAT I DRESSED, OR THE FACTTHAT WE WERE JUST NEW.
  • 00:36:53.392 --> 00:36:57.796
  • I STARTED TO REALLYBUILD RESENTMENT.
  • 00:36:57.896 --> 00:37:00.799
  • WHAT I WAS HEARING INESSENCE WAS YOUR CULTURE IS
  • 00:37:00.899 --> 00:37:04.369
  • WRONG. THEN YOUR ENTIREIDENTITY IS WRONG.
  • 00:37:04.469 --> 00:37:08.740
  • I DON'T KNOW IF I REALLYFELT LOVED OR LOVABLE.
  • 00:37:10.309 --> 00:37:13.545
  • I THINK THAT REALLY ICOULDN'T BECAUSE THERE WAS
  • 00:37:13.645 --> 00:37:16.415
  • SO MUCH REJECTION.
  • 00:37:16.515 --> 00:37:19.818
  • ♪ ♪
  • 00:37:19.918 --> 00:37:28.927
  • THEY SHOWED ME THE LOVE OFCHRIST FOR THE FIRST TIME.
  • 00:37:29.027 --> 00:37:32.064
  • IT WAS THEN WHEN JESUSAND I CAME FACE-TO-FACE.
  • 00:37:32.164 --> 00:37:35.634
  • I REMEMBER JUST LIKETHESE TEARS COMING DOWN.
  • 00:37:36.435 --> 00:37:39.304
  • I FELT THIS INCREDIBLESENSE OF LOVE.
  • 00:37:39.404 --> 00:37:43.608
  • IT FINALLY HIT ME IN THATMOMENT I'M NOT REJECTING MY
  • 00:37:43.709 --> 00:37:47.612
  • AFGHAN COMMUNITY, I AMCOMING INTO ANOTHER
  • 00:37:47.713 --> 00:37:51.049
  • SENSE OF COMMUNITY.
  • 00:37:51.149 --> 00:37:52.951
  • AND IT WAS THEN WHEN IREALIZED, WOW, I DIDN'T
  • 00:37:53.885 --> 00:37:56.588
  • ENCOUNTER JESUS WHEN ILEFT MY AFGHAN CULTURE.
  • 00:37:56.688 --> 00:38:00.559
  • HE WAS THERE IN AFGHANISTAN,IN IRAN, IN INDIA,
  • 00:38:00.659 --> 00:38:04.429
  • IN CANADA, HE WASTHERE ALL ALONG.
  • 00:38:04.529 --> 00:38:06.698
  • I JUST COULDN'T SEE HIMBECAUSE I HAD THE VEIL OF
  • 00:38:06.798 --> 00:38:09.234
  • CULTURE AND RELIGIONOVER MY EYES.
  • 00:38:09.334 --> 00:38:12.504
  • - DO YOU LIKE THEWAY YOUR MOM COOKS?
  • 00:38:20.112 --> 00:38:21.513
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:38:21.613 --> 00:38:23.348
  • WHAT?
  • 00:38:23.448 --> 00:38:24.182
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:38:24.282 --> 00:38:26.885
  • IT'S LIKE SHE'S LAUGHING.
  • 00:38:26.985 --> 00:38:30.088
  • - WORKING WITH THISCOMMUNITY JUST SEEING THAT
  • 00:38:30.188 --> 00:38:32.090
  • THERE WAS AN AMAZINGOPPORTUNITY
  • 00:38:32.190 --> 00:38:34.326
  • TO ENGAGE, TO LOVE.
  • 00:38:34.426 --> 00:38:36.428
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:38:36.528 --> 00:38:54.312
  • [CLAPPING]
  • 00:38:54.413 --> 00:38:55.947
  • [KIDS EXCITEDLY CHATTING]
  • 00:38:56.047 --> 00:39:02.354
  • - [ALL] ONE,TWO, THREE, FOUR.
  • 00:39:02.454 --> 00:39:04.823
  • - [ALL] ONE, TWO, THREE.
  • 00:39:13.999 --> 00:39:16.234
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:39:27.245 --> 00:39:33.585
  • - THAT'S MY BROTHER.
  • 00:39:33.685 --> 00:39:35.887
  • HE'S ABOUT TO TURN 18.
  • 00:39:35.987 --> 00:39:38.723
  • IT WAS HARD, THE FEELING,SO IT WAS HURTING ME, BUT I
  • 00:39:38.824 --> 00:39:43.528
  • COULDN'T DO ANYTHING.
  • 00:39:43.628 --> 00:39:45.363
  • [SPEAKING FOREIGN LANGUAGE]
  • 00:39:45.464 --> 00:39:51.036
  • - SHE SAYS THE GLOBAL FCHELPED US WITH ALL OF THE
  • 00:39:51.136 --> 00:39:54.406
  • THINGS, SHE FEELSLIKE THEY'RE HER
  • 00:39:54.506 --> 00:39:57.442
  • BROTHERS AND SISTERS.
  • 00:39:57.542 --> 00:39:59.744
  • [KIDS YELLING]
  • 00:40:16.962 --> 00:40:22.100
  • - HE'S SO CUTE.
  • 00:40:22.200 --> 00:40:24.503
  • GOOD JOB, LET'SGO, LET'S GO!
  • 00:40:24.603 --> 00:40:26.671
  • - THEIR STORY IS POWERFUL.
  • 00:40:31.910 --> 00:40:34.813
  • SO MUCH OF MY EXPERIENCE ANDMY FAMILY'S EXPERIENCE HAVE
  • 00:40:34.913 --> 00:40:39.384
  • ALL POURED INTO THIS,AND NOTHING IS WASTED.
  • 00:40:39.484 --> 00:40:44.656
  • IT'S SO HEALING TO ME.
  • 00:40:44.756 --> 00:40:48.193
  • IT WAS THE COLLECTION OF MYWOUNDS, THE COLLECTIONS OF
  • 00:40:48.293 --> 00:40:51.296
  • MY REJECTIONS, THECOLLECTIONS OF THESE
  • 00:40:51.396 --> 00:40:52.898
  • EXPERIENCES THAT WERESHAPING ME AND GIVING ME A
  • 00:40:52.998 --> 00:40:56.468
  • DEEPER UNDERSTANDING THAT SOMANY PEOPLE ARE
  • 00:40:56.568 --> 00:41:00.939
  • NEEDING A WOUNDED SAVIOR.
  • 00:41:01.039 --> 00:41:02.974
  • - [ALL] ONE, TWO,THREE, GLOBAL FC!
  • 00:41:03.074 --> 00:41:05.510
  • - PROUD OF YOU, BOYS.
  • 00:41:05.610 --> 00:41:06.978
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:41:07.078 --> 00:41:26.865
  • - I REALLY STRUGGLEDWITH ADOLESCENCE.
  • 00:41:26.965 --> 00:41:28.733
  • WE WERE VERY POOR, JUSTDESPERATE TO FIT IN LIKE A
  • 00:41:28.833 --> 00:41:30.669
  • LOT OF ADOLESCENTS ARE.
  • 00:41:30.769 --> 00:41:32.571
  • THE FIRST TIME I GOTDRUNK, I WAS EIGHT.
  • 00:41:34.239 --> 00:41:36.408
  • WE WERE AT A FAMILY WEDDING,AND I THINK EVERYBODY
  • 00:41:36.508 --> 00:41:37.609
  • THOUGHT IT WOULD BE FUN TOSEE WHAT AN 8 YEAR-OLD WOULD
  • 00:41:37.709 --> 00:41:39.544
  • LOOK LIKE DRUNK, SO THEYSTARTED GIVING
  • 00:41:39.644 --> 00:41:41.279
  • ME SCREW DELIVERS.
  • 00:41:41.379 --> 00:41:43.648
  • BY THE TIME I WAS 15, I WASBINGE DRINKING ON WEEKENDS.
  • 00:41:43.748 --> 00:41:48.553
  • GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL.
  • 00:41:48.653 --> 00:41:50.088
  • MY DAD SAID, YOUWORK IN THE SHOP.
  • 00:41:50.188 --> 00:41:51.890
  • YOU HAVE NO OTHERALTERNATIVES.
  • 00:41:51.990 --> 00:41:53.825
  • I HAD BEEN WORKING THERESINCE I WAS 5, WORKING 45,
  • 00:41:53.925 --> 00:41:57.128
  • 50, 60 HOURS A WEEK.
  • 00:41:57.228 --> 00:41:59.030
  • I WAS ACTUALLY SUICIDAL. I'D BEDRUNK DRIVING MY CAR.
  • 00:41:59.130 --> 00:42:04.703
  • I THOUGHT, MAYBE I'LL JUSTDRIVE OFF THE BRIDGE.
  • 00:42:04.803 --> 00:42:07.939
  • BUT I WAS ON AN 18 MILETRAINING RUN, AND I WAS JUST
  • 00:42:10.442 --> 00:42:12.577
  • INCREDIBLY DEPRESSED, ANDALL OF THE SUDDEN, A VOICE
  • 00:42:12.677 --> 00:42:16.448
  • CAME -- IT WAS OUT IN THECOUNTRY, AND IT
  • 00:42:16.548 --> 00:42:19.517
  • CAME OUT OF BUSHES.
  • 00:42:19.618 --> 00:42:22.787
  • IT SAID VERY CLEARLY,YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
  • 00:42:22.887 --> 00:42:27.959
  • AND THE SECOND TIME HESAID IT, IT WAS
  • 00:42:28.059 --> 00:42:30.862
  • THAT SENSE THAT... I'VENEVER LEFT YOU.
  • 00:42:30.962 --> 00:42:39.104
  • I'VE BEEN THROUGH ALL OFTHIS WITH YOU,
  • 00:42:39.204 --> 00:42:42.707
  • AND I'VE NEVER LEFT YOU.
  • 00:42:42.807 --> 00:42:45.343
  • THE LAST 8 MILES, I DIDN'TEVEN THINK I TOUCHED THE
  • 00:42:45.443 --> 00:42:47.345
  • GROUND, AND ALL OF THESUDDEN LIFE MATTERED,
  • 00:42:47.445 --> 00:42:51.483
  • AND I KNEW I WAS HEREFOR A PURPOSE.
  • 00:42:51.583 --> 00:42:53.151
  • I KNEW SOMEONE LOVEDME BEYOND WHAT I COULD
  • 00:42:53.251 --> 00:42:55.286
  • POSSIBLY COMPREHEND.
  • 00:42:55.387 --> 00:42:58.323
  • SO I SEE KIDS STRUGGLING, ISPEAK FROM A
  • 00:42:58.423 --> 00:43:01.393
  • VERY VULNERABLE SPOT.
  • 00:43:01.493 --> 00:43:02.894
  • SO WHEN I SEE A KIDSTRUGGLE, I SEE MYSELF.
  • 00:43:07.165 --> 00:43:12.137
  • AND I WANT TO REACH IN ANDTELL THEM THE
  • 00:43:12.237 --> 00:43:16.641
  • WORLD NEEDS THEM.
  • 00:43:16.741 --> 00:43:17.709
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:43:17.809 --> 00:43:20.745
  • [BELL RINGING]
  • 00:43:20.845 --> 00:43:24.115
  • SCHOOL TELLS THEMWHO THEY SHOULD BE.
  • 00:43:24.215 --> 00:43:25.417
  • THEIR PEERS TELL THEMWHO THEY SHOULD BE.
  • 00:43:25.517 --> 00:43:27.052
  • BUT THE CHALLENGE IS TOFIGURE OUT WHO
  • 00:43:27.152 --> 00:43:29.554
  • THEIR TRUE SELF IS.
  • 00:43:29.654 --> 00:43:30.822
  • AND ONCE THEY HAVE A SENSEOF THAT AND SHUT ALL THOSE
  • 00:43:30.922 --> 00:43:33.091
  • OTHER VOICES OUT, THEY TAPINTO WHO THEY WERE MADE TO
  • 00:43:33.191 --> 00:43:36.628
  • BE, AND THAT'S WHOTHEY NEED TO PURSUE.
  • 00:43:36.728 --> 00:43:39.664
  • THERE'S AN OLD JEWISHPROVERB THAT SAYS A FATHER
  • 00:43:39.764 --> 00:43:41.900
  • WHO DOES NOT TEACH HIS SONA TRADE IS AKIN
  • 00:43:42.000 --> 00:43:44.736
  • TO TEACHING HIM ROBBERY.
  • 00:43:44.836 --> 00:43:46.604
  • - CONTACT!
  • 00:43:47.906 --> 00:43:48.873
  • - HEY, DAVE!- HOW'S IT GOING?
  • 00:43:51.376 --> 00:43:53.011
  • - FABULOUS.
  • 00:43:53.111 --> 00:43:53.945
  • - TRADES AND CRAFTS ARE ANINCREDIBLE
  • 00:43:54.045 --> 00:43:55.513
  • CREATIVE OUTLET FORWHO THEY ARE.
  • 00:43:55.613 --> 00:43:58.616
  • - WHAT CLASS AREWE LOOKING AT?
  • 00:44:00.318 --> 00:44:01.286
  • HOW ARE THEY CHECKING OUT?
  • 00:44:01.386 --> 00:44:02.854
  • - WE DON'T HAVE ENOUGHPEOPLE COMING IN, SO I OFTEN
  • 00:44:02.954 --> 00:44:05.523
  • TELL OUR STUDENTS THEY'REGOING TO BE LIKE FREE AGENTS
  • 00:44:05.623 --> 00:44:07.759
  • LIKE IN THE SPORTS WORLDWHERE THEY'RE GOING TO BE
  • 00:44:07.859 --> 00:44:09.027
  • ABLE TO NAME THEIR WAGE.
  • 00:44:09.127 --> 00:44:10.261
  • - SO WE HAVE TO FOCUSTHAT LASER.
  • 00:44:10.361 --> 00:44:11.830
  • IT'S SO HIGH TECH ON SO MANYLEVELS THAT THERE ARE MORE
  • 00:44:11.930 --> 00:44:16.000
  • OPPORTUNITIES THAN PEOPLECOULD POSSIBLY IMAGINE.
  • 00:44:16.101 --> 00:44:18.536
  • - HEY, CLAYTON,COME ON IN AND JOIN.
  • 00:44:20.205 --> 00:44:21.773
  • WHY DON'T YOU GRAB A CHAIR.
  • 00:44:21.873 --> 00:44:23.141
  • HI, HALEY, WE WERE JUSTGOING AROUND WHAT
  • 00:44:23.241 --> 00:44:24.709
  • WE LEARNED THIS WEEK.
  • 00:44:24.809 --> 00:44:26.177
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:44:26.277 --> 00:44:27.479
  • - SO WE DEVELOPED A COURSECALLED CRAFTSMEN WITH CHARACTER,
  • 00:44:27.579 --> 00:44:30.682
  • AND WE EXPLORE THEIRWORLD VIEWS.
  • 00:44:30.782 --> 00:44:33.318
  • THOSE KIDS HAVE NO SENSETHAT THE WORLD NEEDS THEM AT
  • 00:44:33.418 --> 00:44:35.320
  • ALL, AND SO WE DISCUSS ALLOF THAT IN THE CLASSROOM,
  • 00:44:35.420 --> 00:44:38.757
  • BUT THEN WE PUT THE STUDENTSOUT IN THE SHOP FLOOR BEING
  • 00:44:38.857 --> 00:44:41.926
  • MENTORED OR JOB SHADOWINGWHILE AN OLDER EXPERIENCED
  • 00:44:42.026 --> 00:44:44.662
  • PERSON MENTORS ANDTEACHES A YOUNGER PERSON.
  • 00:44:44.763 --> 00:44:47.899
  • INTUITIVELY, THE KIDS AREABSORBING THOSE CHARACTER
  • 00:44:47.999 --> 00:44:51.402
  • QUALITIES THAT WETALK ABOUT IN CLASS.
  • 00:44:51.503 --> 00:44:53.738
  • - ACTUALLY, HALEY, WHY DON'TYOU TELL ME WHAT THAT READS?
  • 00:44:53.838 --> 00:44:58.510
  • - 725.- NICE JOB.
  • 00:44:58.610 --> 00:45:02.547
  • - DO YOU SEE HOWYOU'RE METING THROUGH?
  • 00:45:04.716 --> 00:45:06.084
  • KEEP THAT TIP ON TOP OF THATON TOP OF THAT MATERIAL.
  • 00:45:06.184 --> 00:45:09.420
  • - SO WE HAVE A TECH EDTEACHER THAT ACTUALLY
  • 00:45:09.521 --> 00:45:10.955
  • JOINS US IN OUR CLASS.
  • 00:45:11.055 --> 00:45:12.323
  • SO THEY'RE GETTINGSCHOOL CREDIT FOR IT.
  • 00:45:12.423 --> 00:45:14.592
  • - HOW DO YOU KNOWWHAT YOU GO TO?
  • 00:45:14.692 --> 00:45:15.894
  • - I WILL SHOW YOU.
  • 00:45:15.994 --> 00:45:16.995
  • SO WHEN YOU COME OVER HERE. YOUSEE THE BLADE?
  • 00:45:17.095 --> 00:45:19.531
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:45:19.631 --> 00:45:20.732
  • - AND WHAT WAS ISAIAH LIKEBEFORE HE TOOK THE COURSE?
  • 00:45:20.832 --> 00:45:23.968
  • COULD YOU DESCRIBEHIM A LITTLE BIT?
  • 00:45:24.068 --> 00:45:25.737
  • - HE WAS ONE OF THOSEKIDS THAT WASN'T GOOD AT
  • 00:45:25.837 --> 00:45:29.440
  • ACADEMIC, WASN'T INTOTHE SPORTS, REALLY.
  • 00:45:29.541 --> 00:45:32.811
  • HE JUST KIND OF WAS TRYINGTO FIND OUT WHERE HE
  • 00:45:32.911 --> 00:45:35.547
  • BELONGED IN THE WORLD.
  • 00:45:35.647 --> 00:45:37.081
  • NOW, HE HANGS OUT WITHTHE GUYS FROM HERE.
  • 00:45:37.182 --> 00:45:39.217
  • HE STARTED GOING TO CHURCHWITH SOME OF THE GUYS.
  • 00:45:39.317 --> 00:45:42.353
  • HE JUST REALLY FOUNDPEOPLE THAT WERE LIKE HIM.
  • 00:45:42.453 --> 00:45:46.424
  • - WOW, WOW.
  • 00:45:46.524 --> 00:45:47.959
  • - SO WE'RE GETTING KIDS JOBSHADOWING NOT ONLY IN OUR
  • 00:45:48.059 --> 00:45:50.995
  • COMPANY BUT IN OTHERCOMPANIES IN THE COMMUNITY.
  • 00:45:51.095 --> 00:45:53.965
  • - WE GOT A GUY THAT'S HERETODAY THAT, MAN, I WOULD
  • 00:45:54.065 --> 00:45:56.301
  • REALLY CONSIDEREVEN HIRING THE GUY.
  • 00:45:56.401 --> 00:45:58.102
  • - WOULD YOU REALLY?
  • 00:45:58.203 --> 00:45:59.270
  • - HE'S REALLY ENTHUSEDABOUT WHAT WE'RE DOING.
  • 00:45:59.370 --> 00:46:01.606
  • - SO THE EXPERIMENT WAS TOCOME BACK TO WISCONSIN AND
  • 00:46:01.706 --> 00:46:04.709
  • SEEING IF FAITH WAS RELEVANTTO A BLUE COLLAR SHOP.
  • 00:46:04.809 --> 00:46:10.215
  • WHAT WE DISCOVERED IN THELONG RUN IS THAT THE GOSPEL
  • 00:46:10.315 --> 00:46:13.685
  • IS PROBABLY MORE RELEVANTTHAN ANY OF US COULD
  • 00:46:13.785 --> 00:46:15.720
  • POSSIBLY COMPREHENDBECAUSE IT'S NOT JUST TRYING
  • 00:46:15.820 --> 00:46:19.891
  • TO GET PEOPLE SAVEDINTO THE CHURCH.
  • 00:46:19.991 --> 00:46:23.228
  • IT'S TRYING TO LOVEPEOPLE INTO THE KINGDOM.
  • 00:46:23.328 --> 00:46:26.164
  • WHAT I'M ESPECIALLYPASSIONATE ABOUT IS THESE
  • 00:46:26.264 --> 00:46:28.800
  • YOUNG PEOPLE THAT ARE COMINGINTO OUR SHOP WHO WERE ME
  • 00:46:28.900 --> 00:46:32.570
  • 35, 40 YEARS AGO AND JUSTKIND OF BREATHE ONTO THEM A
  • 00:46:32.670 --> 00:46:36.708
  • LITTLE BIT, FAN THE FLAMEAND HELP THEM COME ALIVE AND
  • 00:46:36.808 --> 00:46:38.910
  • GAIN THAT CONFIDENCE, THATSELF ASSURANCE,
  • 00:46:39.010 --> 00:46:40.912
  • THAT SENSE OF PURPOSE.
  • 00:46:41.012 --> 00:46:42.280
  • SO WORK TO ME IS NOT ACURSE, IT'S ONE OF THE
  • 00:46:42.380 --> 00:46:44.449
  • GREATEST GIFTS I THINKGOD'S EVER GIVEN ME.
  • 00:46:44.549 --> 00:46:47.318
  • THE BEST PART ABOUT BEING ACRAFTSMEN, AT THE END OF THE
  • 00:46:47.418 --> 00:46:50.221
  • DAY, I CAN LOOK AND SAY,THIS IS WHAT I DID.
  • 00:46:50.321 --> 00:46:55.393
  • AND I KNOW I MADE ADIFFERENCE, I DID SOMETHING
  • 00:46:55.493 --> 00:46:57.729
  • WORTHWHILE, AND YOU END YOURDAY, AND YOU GO, YEAH,
  • 00:46:57.829 --> 00:47:01.799
  • IT WAS A GOOD DAY. I MATTER.
  • 00:47:01.900 --> 00:47:05.870
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:47:05.970 --> 00:47:22.053
  • - I WAS PRAYING, AND GODJUST WRECKED ME ONE DAY,
  • 00:47:22.153 --> 00:47:24.989
  • AND HE SPOKE TO ME.
  • 00:47:25.089 --> 00:47:26.291
  • HE SAID, I WANT YOU TO REACHTHE PEOPLE THAT NOBODY WANTS.
  • 00:47:26.391 --> 00:47:28.059
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:47:28.159 --> 00:47:33.531
  • WE KIND OF WENT ALL IN.
  • 00:47:33.631 --> 00:47:34.632
  • WE SAID, LORD, WE'LL GOANYWHERE, DO ANYTHING YOU
  • 00:47:34.732 --> 00:47:36.000
  • WANT US TO DO.
  • 00:47:36.100 --> 00:47:37.869
  • FROM WESTLAKE VILLAGE TO THEBIG HOUSE, WE BASICALLY
  • 00:47:37.969 --> 00:47:40.305
  • SOLD EVERYTHING.
  • 00:47:40.405 --> 00:47:42.373
  • SO WE STARTED THIS HOMELESSCHURCH, AND ALL
  • 00:47:42.473 --> 00:47:44.409
  • HELL BROKE LOOSE.
  • 00:47:44.509 --> 00:47:45.543
  • MAN, ROCKS WERE THROWNINTO OUR WINDOWS.
  • 00:47:45.643 --> 00:47:47.512
  • OUR VAN GOT BOMBED. WEWERE SHOT AT.
  • 00:47:47.612 --> 00:47:51.649
  • WITCHES TRYING TO CURSE US,AND IT WAS JUST HELL ON
  • 00:47:51.749 --> 00:47:54.385
  • WHEELS.
  • 00:47:54.485 --> 00:47:55.553
  • - OPERATION EMBRACE IS SHUTDOWN AND IS NOT HAPPENING
  • 00:47:55.653 --> 00:47:58.523
  • HERE AT HARBOR CHURCH.
  • 00:47:58.623 --> 00:48:00.124
  • REPORTING LIVE IN VENTURA,KELSEY GHERKINS, NEWS CHANNEL 3.
  • 00:48:00.224 --> 00:48:03.294
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:48:03.394 --> 00:48:05.496
  • - I'LL NEVER FORGET THE DAYTHAT THEY LITERALLY -- ARMED
  • 00:48:05.596 --> 00:48:07.832
  • POLICE CAME IN, AND THEYSHUT THE CHURCH
  • 00:48:07.932 --> 00:48:09.334
  • DOWN MID WEEK.
  • 00:48:09.434 --> 00:48:10.868
  • AND I'M THINKING, LORD, WHYDID YOU TAKE ME THIS FAR TO
  • 00:48:10.969 --> 00:48:14.305
  • BUILD THIS HOMELESS CHURCHONLY TO SHUT IT ALL DOWN?
  • 00:48:14.405 --> 00:48:17.542
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:48:17.642 --> 00:48:19.911
  • - WE WERE KICKED OUT OFVENTURA, AND WE TOOK THIS
  • 00:48:20.011 --> 00:48:21.746
  • CROSS OUT BEFORE THEYDEMOLISHED THE BUILDING.
  • 00:48:21.846 --> 00:48:24.349
  • WE CARRIED IT HERE, AND NOW ITSTANDS. HOW APPROPRIATE.
  • 00:48:24.449 --> 00:48:28.853
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:48:28.953 --> 00:48:31.489
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:48:31.589 --> 00:48:33.658
  • - AND THEN ONE DAY, I WASINTRODUCED TO THE FIELDS.
  • 00:48:33.758 --> 00:48:38.096
  • - IT'S HARD TOFIND A GOOD JOB.
  • 00:48:42.066 --> 00:48:44.268
  • - AND I KNOW THAT YOU'VEHAD TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR
  • 00:48:44.369 --> 00:48:47.071
  • FAMILY ALL ON YOUR OWN.
  • 00:48:47.171 --> 00:48:49.407
  • SO WE VENTURED BEYONDHOMELESSNESS INTO THE FIELDS
  • 00:48:49.507 --> 00:48:52.377
  • OF OXNARD, AND WE STARTED TOMINISTER TO PEOPLE THAT HAD
  • 00:48:52.477 --> 00:48:56.514
  • NEVER HEARD THE NAME JESUS.
  • 00:48:56.614 --> 00:48:58.383
  • OUT HERE, THERE'S ATREMENDOUS AMOUNT
  • 00:48:58.483 --> 00:49:01.285
  • OF ACRES OF FARM LAND.
  • 00:49:01.386 --> 00:49:03.321
  • WE WANT THEM TO KNOW THAT WELOVE THEM, AND IT'S SAFE,
  • 00:49:03.421 --> 00:49:06.491
  • AND WE'RE HERE FOR THEM.
  • 00:49:06.591 --> 00:49:08.526
  • THESE FARM WORKERSOUT HERE ARE OAXACANS.
  • 00:49:08.626 --> 00:49:11.262
  • IN MEXICO, THEY ARE TREATEDVERY POORLY, AND THERE'S A
  • 00:49:11.362 --> 00:49:14.832
  • TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF FEAR.
  • 00:49:14.932 --> 00:49:17.201
  • THEY LIVE INFEAR CONSTANTLY.
  • 00:49:17.301 --> 00:49:19.237
  • THEY ARE INFLUENCEDGREATLY BY WITCHCRAFT.
  • 00:49:19.337 --> 00:49:22.006
  • THESE PEOPLE REALLY BELIEVETHAT THEY CAN BE CURSED BY
  • 00:49:22.106 --> 00:49:24.442
  • WITCHES AND THAT THEIRKIDS CAN BE CURSED.
  • 00:49:24.542 --> 00:49:28.780
  • ALL RIGHT, GUYS, YOU KNOW,THIS HAS HAPPENED TO ME MANY
  • 00:49:28.880 --> 00:49:32.350
  • TIMES WHERE THE WITCHCRAFTIS SO STRONG IN THEIR LIVES
  • 00:49:32.450 --> 00:49:35.853
  • THAT THEY ARE AFRAIDTO EVEN OPEN A BIBLE.
  • 00:49:35.953 --> 00:49:38.056
  • SO AS WE SHARE THE GOSPELOF JESUS CHRIST, WE SEE THE
  • 00:49:38.156 --> 00:49:40.491
  • POWER OF WITCHCRAFT BROKENOFF OF THEM, AND ALL FEAR
  • 00:49:40.591 --> 00:49:44.095
  • LEAVES THEM FOR THE FIRSTTIME IN THEIR LIVES.
  • 00:49:44.195 --> 00:49:46.330
  • IT'S THIS UNDERGROUND,HARD-WORKING COMMUNITY
  • 00:49:46.431 --> 00:49:50.134
  • THAT'S JUST LEFTIN THE SHADOWS.
  • 00:49:50.234 --> 00:49:51.536
  • THEY'RE JUST FORGOTTENPEOPLE, AND I'VE NEVER SEEN
  • 00:49:51.636 --> 00:49:53.871
  • A HARDER WORKINGPEOPLE IN MY LIFE.
  • 00:49:53.971 --> 00:49:56.607
  • THEY'RE CONSTANTLY AFRAIDTHAT SOMEONE'S GOING TO
  • 00:49:56.707 --> 00:49:59.510
  • TAKE THEM AND SPLITTHE FAMILY APART.
  • 00:49:59.610 --> 00:50:01.279
  • -BUENOS TARDES. INFORMATION,PLEASE, COME TO OUR FESTIVAL.
  • 00:50:01.379 --> 00:50:06.451
  • [SPEAKING SPANISH] THEREWILL BE A DOCTOR
  • 00:50:06.551 --> 00:50:08.853
  • AND DENTIST THERE.
  • 00:50:08.953 --> 00:50:11.189
  • [SPEAKING SPANISH]
  • 00:50:11.289 --> 00:50:13.691
  • HELLO, HOLA, BUENOS TARDES.
  • 00:50:13.791 --> 00:50:15.760
  • - HOLA, SENOR. BUENOS TARDES.
  • 00:50:15.860 --> 00:50:17.995
  • - HERE IN VENTURA COUNTY,THERE ARE SOME 87.000
  • 00:50:18.096 --> 00:50:20.865
  • UNDOCUMENTED AND ABOUT 120OR 130 MOBILE HOMES,
  • 00:50:20.965 --> 00:50:24.669
  • CLOSE TO A THOUSANDPEOPLE LIVE HERE.
  • 00:50:24.769 --> 00:50:26.637
  • THEY'RE PACKEDIN REAL TIGHT.
  • 00:50:26.737 --> 00:50:28.372
  • YEAH, DID YOU GET THEFLYER ABOUT THE FESTIVAL?
  • 00:50:28.473 --> 00:50:30.575
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:50:30.675 --> 00:50:31.409
  • - GOOD, YOUGUYS GOT TO COME.
  • 00:50:31.509 --> 00:50:33.544
  • [SPEAKING SPANISH]
  • 00:50:33.644 --> 00:50:37.215
  • - SHE'S A LITTLESICK, SHE'S GOT A...
  • 00:50:37.315 --> 00:50:39.750
  • - OH, CAN WE PRAY FOR YOU?
  • 00:50:39.851 --> 00:50:42.386
  • COME ON, LET'S PRAY FOR YOU.
  • 00:50:42.487 --> 00:50:44.655
  • WHERE'S YOURSICKNESS, A FEVER?
  • 00:50:44.755 --> 00:50:46.491
  • [SPEAKING SPANISH]
  • 00:50:46.591 --> 00:50:48.326
  • - YEAH, SHE'S GOT A FEVER.
  • 00:50:48.426 --> 00:50:49.393
  • - OKAY, LET'S PRAY FOR YOU.
  • 00:50:49.494 --> 00:50:51.362
  • I SPEAK TO THISFEVER [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:50:51.462 --> 00:50:55.266
  • TO LEAVE MARIA'SBODY [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:50:55.366 --> 00:50:59.003
  • IN JESUS' NAME[INTERPRETER]
  • 00:50:59.103 --> 00:51:01.572
  • I THANK YOU, GOD, FOR THISAMAZING WOMAN [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:51:01.672 --> 00:51:05.376
  • WHO WORKS SO HARD FOR HERFAMILY [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:51:05.476 --> 00:51:08.379
  • I PRAY YOUR PEACE OVERHER [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:51:08.479 --> 00:51:11.082
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:51:11.182 --> 00:51:13.351
  • - GOD HAS GIVEN US THISINCREDIBLE PASSION AND
  • 00:51:13.451 --> 00:51:15.419
  • DREAM THAT THESE PEOPLE,THEY ARE THE FOREIGNERS IN
  • 00:51:15.520 --> 00:51:18.656
  • THE LAND, AND THAT HE'SGOING TO USE THESE MIGRANT
  • 00:51:18.756 --> 00:51:22.193
  • FARM WORKERS, MANY,MANY, MANY OF THEM TO BE
  • 00:51:22.293 --> 00:51:24.962
  • UNDOCUMENTED, TO BE THEFIRE STARTERS OF REVIVAL.
  • 00:51:25.062 --> 00:51:28.299
  • - THIS IS A BOTTLENECK,WE GOTTA WORK ON THIS.
  • 00:51:28.399 --> 00:51:30.501
  • YOU KNOW LIKE THEY DO INTHE LINE AT IN-AND-OUT?
  • 00:51:30.601 --> 00:51:32.870
  • YOU ORDER AHEAD OFTIME, SO MAYBE
  • 00:51:32.970 --> 00:51:34.539
  • SOME ADDITIONAL PEOPLE.
  • 00:51:34.639 --> 00:51:35.673
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:51:35.773 --> 00:51:39.143
  • [SPEAKING SPANISH]
  • 00:51:39.243 --> 00:51:42.713
  • HI, HI.
  • 00:51:42.813 --> 00:51:44.749
  • HOW ARE YOU GUYS DOING?
  • 00:51:44.849 --> 00:51:47.952
  • [SPANISH MUSIC]
  • 00:51:48.052 --> 00:51:55.059
  • - MANY OF YOU, YOUR FAMILIESWENT THROUGH A LOT JUST TO
  • 00:51:55.159 --> 00:51:56.928
  • BE IN AMERICA.
  • 00:51:57.028 --> 00:51:58.196
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:51:58.296 --> 00:52:00.765
  • HE WANTS TO HELPTHEM [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:00.865 --> 00:52:03.401
  • BUT FIRST OF ALL, YOU HAVETO ASK HIM INTO YOUR HEART.
  • 00:52:03.501 --> 00:52:05.903
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:06.003 --> 00:52:08.206
  • IF YOU WANT JESUSIN YOUR LIVES,
  • 00:52:08.306 --> 00:52:09.607
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:09.707 --> 00:52:11.075
  • RAISE YOUR HANDS.
  • 00:52:11.175 --> 00:52:12.076
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:12.176 --> 00:52:13.578
  • IF YOU WANT JESUS, I WANTYOU TO STAND ON YOUR FEET
  • 00:52:13.678 --> 00:52:17.014
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:17.114 --> 00:52:18.516
  • STAND ON YOUR FEET[INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:18.616 --> 00:52:20.651
  • WE ASK YOU, JESUS[INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:20.751 --> 00:52:23.154
  • BE THE LORD OF MYLIFE [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:23.254 --> 00:52:25.890
  • I GIVE MY LIFE TOYOU [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:25.990 --> 00:52:28.859
  • I LOVE YOU, TOO.I LOVE YOU, TOO.
  • 00:52:28.960 --> 00:52:33.598
  • JESUS!
  • 00:52:33.698 --> 00:52:35.066
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:52:35.166 --> 00:52:41.839
  • PARENTS, LISTEN TOME [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:41.939 --> 00:52:44.375
  • CLOSE YOUR EYES[INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:44.475 --> 00:52:46.777
  • I KNOW THAT IT'S BEEN HARDFOR YOU [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:46.877 --> 00:52:50.715
  • YOU CAME TO THIS COUNTRYWITH A DREAM [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:50.815 --> 00:52:55.753
  • AND I KNOW THATMOST OF THAT DREAM
  • 00:52:55.853 --> 00:52:57.288
  • WAS FOR YOUR CHILDREN...
  • 00:52:57.388 --> 00:52:59.590
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:52:59.690 --> 00:53:01.892
  • BUT THERE WAS ANOTHERPART OF THAT DREAM...
  • 00:53:01.993 --> 00:53:05.997
  • IT WAS GOD'S DREAM...
  • 00:53:06.097 --> 00:53:08.899
  • TO BRING YOU HERE...
  • 00:53:09.000 --> 00:53:10.901
  • SO YOU CAN MEET HIM...
  • 00:53:11.002 --> 00:53:12.470
  • WE WANT TO INVITE YOUTO JOIN YOUR KIDS...
  • 00:53:12.570 --> 00:53:14.805
  • AND LET JESUS BELORD OF YOUR LIFE...
  • 00:53:14.905 --> 00:53:21.679
  • [AUDIENCE RESPONDING]
  • 00:53:21.779 --> 00:53:23.714
  • COME BE THE LORDOF OUR LIVES!
  • 00:53:23.814 --> 00:53:25.816
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:53:25.916 --> 00:53:28.853
  • [AUDIENCE RESPONDING]
  • 00:53:28.953 --> 00:53:30.655
  • - COME AND CHANGE YOUR LIFE!
  • 00:53:30.755 --> 00:53:32.590
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:53:32.690 --> 00:53:36.661
  • MARK THIS DAY!
  • 00:53:36.761 --> 00:53:39.263
  • THE DAY THATYOU FOUND JESUS!
  • 00:53:39.363 --> 00:53:43.901
  • AND YOU WERE ASSURED THATHE'LL ALWAYS BE WITH YOU!
  • 00:53:44.001 --> 00:53:49.774
  • COUNSELORS, COME NOW.
  • 00:53:49.874 --> 00:53:51.809
  • - NO MORE PAIN,IN JESUS' NAME.
  • 00:53:51.909 --> 00:53:55.379
  • [SPEAKING SPANISH]
  • 00:53:55.479 --> 00:54:00.484
  • - ALL RIGHT! THAT'SA SMILE, LAUGH!
  • 00:54:00.584 --> 00:54:05.890
  • [PRAYING WITH ATTENDEE]
  • 00:54:05.990 --> 00:54:10.661
  • - AMEN. AMEN.
  • 00:54:10.761 --> 00:54:14.231
  • - HEAVEN IS REJOICING.
  • 00:54:14.332 --> 00:54:15.800
  • TELL HER HEAVEN IS REJOICING.
  • 00:54:15.900 --> 00:54:17.568
  • [PRAYING]
  • 00:54:17.668 --> 00:54:20.771
  • - CAN I GIVE YOU A HUG?
  • 00:54:20.871 --> 00:54:23.741
  • [MUSIC]
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  • - WE HAVE A PASSION TOPLANT 300 CHURCHES OUT IN
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  • THE FIELDS FROM HERE TOMONTEREY AMONG ALL THOSE
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  • THAT WORK IN THE FIELDS.
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  • AND WE REALLY BELIEVE THATTHEY ARE THE SPARK OF REVIVAL.
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  • AND WE REALLY BELIEVE THATACROSS THIS COUNTRY, WHAT
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  • THE ENEMY WANTED FOR EVIL,GOD INTENDS FOR GOOD.
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  • WELCOME TO THEKINGDOM OF GOD.
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  • THE HOLY SPIRIT IS IN YOU.
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  • ♪ ♪
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  • - SPIDER MAN!
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  • TOUCH SPIDER MAN,IN JESUS' NAME.
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  • IN JESUS' NAME!
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  • - HOW DOES THEPAIN FEEL NOW?
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  • - I DON'T HAVE PAIN.
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  • - DID YOU HAVEPAIN BEFORE?
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  • - YES.
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  • - YES! WOW, SEE?
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  • EVEN VOLUNTEERS GET HEALEDIN THE NAME OF JESUS.
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  • YOU FEEL BETTER?
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  • - YEAH!
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  • - GOOD!
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  • WOW, MAN, THAT'S GOOD.
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  • COME ON. PRAISE THE LORD.
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  • - IMAGINE WHAT CANHAPPEN IF OVER 12 MILLION
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  • FOREIGNERS IN THELAND KNOW JESUS.
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  • IMAGINE WHAT CAN HAPPENIN TERMS OF THE
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  • HEALING OF THIS NATION.
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  • AND SO TODAY WAS JUST ASMALL PIECE OF A MUCH
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  • BIGGER STORY, AND MAN, WEHAVE NO IDEA HOW IT'S GONNA
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  • END, BUT WE KNOWHOW IT STARTED.
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  • IT STARTED MIRACULOUSLYWITH JESUS.
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  • GOD HAS SHOWN THROUGHOUTHISTORY THAT DESPITE
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  • HUMANITY'S FALLEN NATURE,HIS LOVE AND SALVATION IS
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  • AVAILABLE TO ALL PEOPLE.
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  • SURVIVING THROUGH THE GOODAND EVIL OF THE PAST, A
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  • DIVINE PROVIDENCE BLESSEDTHE LAND FOUNDED
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  • ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM.
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  • CHRISTIANITY HAS TRIUMPHEDIN NORTH AMERICA WHERE IT
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  • HAS GROWN AS A BEACONOF LIGHT, FREEDOM AND
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  • HOPE TO THE WORLD.
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  • JOIN US FOR THIS ONGOINGSERIES, THE STATE OF FAITH,
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  • AS WE CONTINUE TO DISCOVERTHE ROOTS OF CHRISTIANITY
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  • AND ITS JOURNEY FROMJERUSALEM TO THE
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  • ENDS OF THE EARTH.
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  • ♪ ♪
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