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Praise | Rick Rigsby | February 20, 2020

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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]- MALE ANNOUNCER: TONIGHT
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  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: TONIGHTON "PRAISE," FROM DALLAS,
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  • ON "PRAISE," FROM DALLAS,INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER,
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  • INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER,VIRAL SENSATION,
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  • VIRAL SENSATION,AND FORMER AWARD-WINNING
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  • AND FORMER AWARD-WINNINGJOURNALIST, RICK RIGSBY.
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  • JOURNALIST, RICK RIGSBY.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]- RICK RIGSBY: I LEARNED
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  • - RICK RIGSBY: I LEARNEDHOW TO MAKE AN IMPACT FROM
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  • HOW TO MAKE AN IMPACT FROMTHE WISEST PERSON I EVER
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  • THE WISEST PERSON I EVERMET IN MY LIFE:
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  • "WISEST" AND "DROPOUT" IN
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  • "WISEST" AND "DROPOUT" INTHE SAME SENTENCE IS
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  • THE SAME SENTENCE ISRATHER OXYMORONIC, LIKE
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  • RATHER OXYMORONIC, LIKE"JUMBO SHRIMP."
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  • "JUMBO SHRIMP."[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]MM-HMM.
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  • MM-HMM.[LAUGHTER]
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  • AIN'T NOTHIN' FUN ABOUT IT.
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  • AIN'T NOTHIN' FUN ABOUT IT.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]LIKE "MICROSOFT WORKS."
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  • LIKE "MICROSOFT WORKS."Y'ALL DON'T HEAR ME?
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  • Y'ALL DON'T HEAR ME?[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]I USED TO SAY I LIKE
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  • I USED TO SAY I LIKECOUNTRY MUSIC, BUT I'VE
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  • COUNTRY MUSIC, BUT I'VELIVED IN TEXAS SO LONG, I
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  • LIVED IN TEXAS SO LONG, ILOVE COUNTRY MUSIC NOW.
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  • LOVE COUNTRY MUSIC NOW.I, IN FACT--
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  • I, IN FACT--[CHEERS]
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  • [CHEERS]YEAH, I HUNT, I FISH, I
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  • YEAH, I HUNT, I FISH, IHAVE COWBOY BOOTS, AND
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  • HAVE COWBOY BOOTS, ANDCOWBOY-- Y'ALL, I'M A
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  • COWBOY-- Y'ALL, I'M ABLACK-NECK REDNECK.
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  • BLACK-NECK REDNECK.DO YA HEAR WHAT I'M SAYIN'
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  • DO YA HEAR WHAT I'M SAYIN'TO YOU?
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  • TO YOU?[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]NO LONGER OXYMORONIC FOR
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  • NO LONGER OXYMORONIC FORME TO SAY "COUNTRY MUSIC,"
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  • ME TO SAY "COUNTRY MUSIC,"AND IT'S NOT OXYMORONIC
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  • AND IT'S NOT OXYMORONICFOR ME TO SAY "THIRD
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  • FOR ME TO SAY "THIRDGRADE" AND "DROPOUT."
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  • GRADE" AND "DROPOUT."THAT THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT,
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  • THAT THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT,THE WISEST PERSON I EVER
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  • THE WISEST PERSON I EVERMET IN MY LIFE, WHO TAUGHT
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  • MET IN MY LIFE, WHO TAUGHTME TO COMBINE KNOWLEDGE
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  • ME TO COMBINE KNOWLEDGEAND WISDOM TO MAKE AN
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  • AND WISDOM TO MAKE ANIMPACT, WAS MY FATHER, A
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  • IMPACT, WAS MY FATHER, ASIMPLE COOK, WISEST MAN I
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  • SIMPLE COOK, WISEST MAN IEVER MET IN MY LIFE, JUST
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  • EVER MET IN MY LIFE, JUSTA SIMPLE COOK, LEFT SCHOOL
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  • A SIMPLE COOK, LEFT SCHOOLIN THE THIRD GRADE TO HELP
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  • IN THE THIRD GRADE TO HELPOUT ON THE FAMILY FARM,
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  • OUT ON THE FAMILY FARM,BUT JUST BECAUSE HE LEFT
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  • BUT JUST BECAUSE HE LEFTSCHOOL DOESN'T MEAN AN
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  • SCHOOL DOESN'T MEAN ANEDUCATION STOPPED.
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  • EDUCATION STOPPED.MARK TWAIN ONCE SAID,
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  • MARK TWAIN ONCE SAID,"I'VE NEVER ALLOWED MY
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  • "I'VE NEVER ALLOWED MYSCHOOLING TO GET IN THE
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  • SCHOOLING TO GET IN THEWAY OF MY EDUCATION."
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  • WAY OF MY EDUCATION."MY FATHER TAUGHT HIMSELF HOW
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  • MY FATHER TAUGHT HIMSELF HOWTO READ, TAUGHT HIMSELF
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  • TO READ, TAUGHT HIMSELFHOW TO WRITE.
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  • HOW TO WRITE.DECIDED IN THE MIDST OF
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  • DECIDED IN THE MIDST OFJIM CROWISM, AS AMERICA
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  • JIM CROWISM, AS AMERICAWAS BREATHING THE LAST
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  • WAS BREATHING THE LASTGASP OF THE CIVIL WAR, MY
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  • GASP OF THE CIVIL WAR, MYFATHER DECIDED HE WAS
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  • FATHER DECIDED HE WASGONNA STAND AND BE A MAN,
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  • GONNA STAND AND BE A MAN,NOT A BLACK MAN, NOT A
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  • NOT A BLACK MAN, NOT ABROWN MAN, NOT A WHITE
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  • BROWN MAN, NOT A WHITEMAN, BUT A MAN.
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  • MAN, BUT A MAN.HE LITERALLY CHALLENGED
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  • HE LITERALLY CHALLENGEDHIMSELF TO BE THE BEST
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  • HIMSELF TO BE THE BESTTHAT HE COULD ALL THE DAYS
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  • THAT HE COULD ALL THE DAYSOF HIS LIFE.
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  • OF HIS LIFE.I HAVE FOUR DEGREES.
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  • I HAVE FOUR DEGREES.MY BROTHER IS A JUDGE.
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  • MY BROTHER IS A JUDGE.WE'RE NOT THE SMARTEST
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  • WE'RE NOT THE SMARTESTONES IN OUR FAMILY.
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  • ONES IN OUR FAMILY.IT'S A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT
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  • IT'S A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUTDADDY, A THIRD-GRADE
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  • DADDY, A THIRD-GRADEDROPOUT DADDY WHO WAS
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  • DROPOUT DADDY WHO WASQUOTING MICHELANGELO,
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  • QUOTING MICHELANGELO,SAYING TO US BOYS,
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  • SAYING TO US BOYS,"I WON'T HAVE A PROBLEM IF
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  • "I WON'T HAVE A PROBLEM IFYOU AIM HIGH AND MISS, BUT
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  • YOU AIM HIGH AND MISS, BUTI'M GONNA HAVE A REAL
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  • I'M GONNA HAVE A REALISSUE IF YOU AIM LOW AND HIT."
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  • ISSUE IF YOU AIM LOW AND HIT."A COUNTRY MOTHER QUOTING
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  • A COUNTRY MOTHER QUOTINGHENRY FORD, SAYING,
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  • HENRY FORD, SAYING,"IF YOU THINK YOU CAN OR
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  • "IF YOU THINK YOU CAN ORIF YOU THINK YOU CAN'T,
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  • IF YOU THINK YOU CAN'T,YOU'RE RIGHT."
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  • YOU'RE RIGHT."I LEARNED THAT FROM
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  • I LEARNED THAT FROMTHIRD-GRADE DROP-- SIMPLE
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  • THIRD-GRADE DROP-- SIMPLELESSONS, LESSONS LIKE
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  • LESSONS, LESSONS LIKETHESE: "SON, YOU'D RATHER
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  • THESE: "SON, YOU'D RATHERBE AN HOUR EARLY THAN A
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  • BE AN HOUR EARLY THAN AMINUTE LATE."
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  • MINUTE LATE."WE NEVER KNEW WHAT TIME
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  • WE NEVER KNEW WHAT TIMEIT WAS AT MY HOUSE 'CAUSE
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  • IT WAS AT MY HOUSE 'CAUSETHE CLOCKS WERE ALWAYS AHEAD.
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  • THE CLOCKS WERE ALWAYS AHEAD.MY MOTHER SAID, FOR NEARLY
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  • MY MOTHER SAID, FOR NEARLY30 YEARS, MY FATHER LEFT
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  • 30 YEARS, MY FATHER LEFTTHE HOUSE AT 3:45 IN THE
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  • THE HOUSE AT 3:45 IN THEMORNING.
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  • MORNING.ONE DAY SHE ASKED HIM,
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  • ONE DAY SHE ASKED HIM,"WHY, DADDY?"
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  • "WHY, DADDY?"HE SAID, "MAYBE ONE OF MY
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  • HE SAID, "MAYBE ONE OF MYBOYS WILL CATCH ME IN THE
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  • BOYS WILL CATCH ME IN THEACT OF EXCELLENCE."
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  • ACT OF EXCELLENCE."I WANNA SHARE TWO THINGS
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  • I WANNA SHARE TWO THINGSWITH YOU: ARISTOTLE SAID,
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  • WITH YOU: ARISTOTLE SAID,"YOU ARE WHAT YOU
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  • "YOU ARE WHAT YOUREPEATEDLY DO, THEREFORE,
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  • REPEATEDLY DO, THEREFORE,EXCELLENCE OUGHT TO BE A
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  • EXCELLENCE OUGHT TO BE AHABIT, NOT AN ACT."
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  • HABIT, NOT AN ACT."DON'T EVER FORGET THAT.
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  • DON'T EVER FORGET THAT.I KNOW YOU'RE TOUGH, BUT
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  • I KNOW YOU'RE TOUGH, BUTALWAYS REMEMBER TO BE
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  • ALWAYS REMEMBER TO BEKIND-- ALWAYS.
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  • KIND-- ALWAYS.DON'T EVER FORGET THAT.
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  • DON'T EVER FORGET THAT.NEVER EMBARRASS MAMA.
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  • NEVER EMBARRASS MAMA.MM-HMM.
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  • MM-HMM.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]YEAH, IF MAMA AIN'T HAPPY,
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  • YEAH, IF MAMA AIN'T HAPPY,AIN'T NOBODY HAPPY.
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  • AIN'T NOBODY HAPPY.IF DADDY AIN'T HAPPY,
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  • IF DADDY AIN'T HAPPY,DON'T NOBODY CARE, BUT YOU
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  • DON'T NOBODY CARE, BUT YOUKNOW--
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  • KNOW--[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]-- I TELL YA.
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  • -- I TELL YA.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]NEXT LESSON, LESSON FROM A
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  • NEXT LESSON, LESSON FROM ACOOK OVER THERE IN THE
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  • COOK OVER THERE IN THEGALLEY, "SON, MAKE SURE
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  • GALLEY, "SON, MAKE SUREYOU'RE SERVANT'S TOWEL IS
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  • YOU'RE SERVANT'S TOWEL ISBIGGER THAN YOUR EGO."
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  • BIGGER THAN YOUR EGO."EGO IS THE ANESTHESIA THAT
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  • EGO IS THE ANESTHESIA THATDEADENS THE PAIN OF STUPIDITY.
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  • DEADENS THE PAIN OF STUPIDITY.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]Y'ALL MIGHT HAVE A
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  • Y'ALL MIGHT HAVE ARELATIVE IN MIND YOU WANNA
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  • RELATIVE IN MIND YOU WANNASEND THAT TO.
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  • SEND THAT TO.LET ME SAY IT AGAIN: EGO
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  • LET ME SAY IT AGAIN: EGOIS THE ANESTHESIA THAT
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  • IS THE ANESTHESIA THATDEADENS THE PAIN OF STUPIDITY.
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  • DEADENS THE PAIN OF STUPIDITY.PRIDE IS THE BURDEN OF A
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  • PRIDE IS THE BURDEN OF AFOOLISH PERSON.
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  • FOOLISH PERSON.JOHN WOODEN COACHED
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  • JOHN WOODEN COACHEDBASKETBALL AT UCLA FOR A
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  • BASKETBALL AT UCLA FOR ALIVING, BUT HIS CALLING
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  • LIVING, BUT HIS CALLINGWAS TO IMPACT PEOPLE, AND
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  • WAS TO IMPACT PEOPLE, ANDWITH ALL THOSE NATIONAL
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  • WITH ALL THOSE NATIONALCHAMPIONSHIPS, GUESS WHAT
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  • CHAMPIONSHIPS, GUESS WHATHE WAS FOUND DOING IN THE
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  • HE WAS FOUND DOING IN THEMIDDLE OF THE WEEK?
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  • MIDDLE OF THE WEEK?GOING INTO THE CUPBOARD,
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  • GOING INTO THE CUPBOARD,GRABBING A BROOM, AND
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  • GRABBING A BROOM, ANDSWEEPING HIS OWN GYM FLOOR.
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  • SWEEPING HIS OWN GYM FLOOR.YOU WANNA MAKE AN IMPACT?
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  • YOU WANNA MAKE AN IMPACT?FIND YOUR BROOM.
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  • FIND YOUR BROOM.EVERY DAY OF YOUR LIFE,
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  • EVERY DAY OF YOUR LIFE,YOU FIND YOUR BROOM.
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  • YOU FIND YOUR BROOM.YOU GROW YOUR INFLUENCE
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  • YOU GROW YOUR INFLUENCETHAT WAY.
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  • THAT WAY.THAT WAY, YOU'RE
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  • THAT WAY, YOU'REATTRACTING PEOPLE SO THAT
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  • ATTRACTING PEOPLE SO THATYOU CAN IMPACT THEM.
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  • YOU CAN IMPACT THEM.FINAL LESSON, "SON, IF YOU'RE
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  • FINAL LESSON, "SON, IF YOU'REGONNA DO A JOB; DO IT RIGHT."
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  • GONNA DO A JOB; DO IT RIGHT."I'VE ALWAYS BEEN TOLD HOW
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  • I'VE ALWAYS BEEN TOLD HOWAVERAGE I CAN BE;
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  • AVERAGE I CAN BE;ALWAYS BEEN CRITICIZED
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  • ALWAYS BEEN CRITICIZEDABOUT BEING AVERAGE, BUT I
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  • ABOUT BEING AVERAGE, BUT IWANNA TELL YOU SOMETHING:
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  • WANNA TELL YOU SOMETHING:I STAND HERE BEFORE YOU,
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  • I STAND HERE BEFORE YOU,BEFORE ALL OF THESE
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  • BEFORE ALL OF THESEPEOPLE, NOT LISTENING TO
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  • PEOPLE, NOT LISTENING TOTHOSE WORDS, BUT TELLING
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  • THOSE WORDS, BUT TELLINGMYSELF EVERY SINGLE DAY TO
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  • MYSELF EVERY SINGLE DAY TOSHOOT FOR THE STARS, TO BE
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  • SHOOT FOR THE STARS, TO BETHE BEST THAT I CAN BE.
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  • THE BEST THAT I CAN BE.GOOD ENOUGH ISN'T GOOD
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  • GOOD ENOUGH ISN'T GOODENOUGH IF IT CAN BE BETTER,
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  • ENOUGH IF IT CAN BE BETTER,AND BETTER ISN'T GOOD ENOUGH
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  • AND BETTER ISN'T GOOD ENOUGHIF IT CAN BE BEST.
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  • IF IT CAN BE BEST.LET ME CLOSE WITH A VERY
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  • LET ME CLOSE WITH A VERYPERSONAL STORY THAT I
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  • PERSONAL STORY THAT ITHINK WILL BRING ALL THIS
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  • THINK WILL BRING ALL THISINTO FOCUS: WISDOM WILL
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  • INTO FOCUS: WISDOM WILLCOME TO YOU IN THE
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  • COME TO YOU IN THEUNLIKELIEST OF SOURCES,
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  • UNLIKELIEST OF SOURCES,A LOT OF TIMES THROUGH FAILURE.
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  • A LOT OF TIMES THROUGH FAILURE.WHEN YOU HIT ROCK BOTTOM,
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  • WHEN YOU HIT ROCK BOTTOM,REMEMBER THIS: WHILE
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  • REMEMBER THIS: WHILEYOU'RE STRUGGLING,
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  • YOU'RE STRUGGLING,ROCK BOTTOM CAN ALSO BE A
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  • ROCK BOTTOM CAN ALSO BE AGREAT FOUNDATION ON WHICH
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  • GREAT FOUNDATION ON WHICHTO BUILD AND ON WHICH TO GROW.
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  • TO BUILD AND ON WHICH TO GROW.I'M NOT WORRIED THAT
  • 00:05:09.126 --> 00:05:10.695
  • I'M NOT WORRIED THATYOU'LL BE SUCCESSFUL.
  • 00:05:10.695 --> 00:05:13.130
  • YOU'LL BE SUCCESSFUL.I'M WORRIED THAT YOU WON'T
  • 00:05:13.130 --> 00:05:14.365
  • I'M WORRIED THAT YOU WON'TFAIL FROM TIME TO TIME.
  • 00:05:14.365 --> 00:05:16.767
  • FAIL FROM TIME TO TIME.THE PERSON THAT GETS UP
  • 00:05:16.767 --> 00:05:18.469
  • THE PERSON THAT GETS UPOFF THE CANVAS AND KEEPS
  • 00:05:18.469 --> 00:05:19.370
  • OFF THE CANVAS AND KEEPSGROWING, THAT'S THE PERSON
  • 00:05:19.370 --> 00:05:20.538
  • GROWING, THAT'S THE PERSONTHAT WILL CONTINUE TO GROW
  • 00:05:20.538 --> 00:05:23.641
  • THAT WILL CONTINUE TO GROWTHEIR INFLUENCE.
  • 00:05:23.641 --> 00:05:24.842
  • THEIR INFLUENCE.BACK IN THE '70s, TO HELP
  • 00:05:24.842 --> 00:05:26.077
  • BACK IN THE '70s, TO HELPME MAKE THIS POINT, LET ME
  • 00:05:26.077 --> 00:05:28.312
  • ME MAKE THIS POINT, LET MEINTRODUCE YOU TO SOMEONE.
  • 00:05:28.312 --> 00:05:29.814
  • INTRODUCE YOU TO SOMEONE.I MET THE FINEST WOMAN I'D
  • 00:05:29.814 --> 00:05:30.915
  • I MET THE FINEST WOMAN I'DEVER MET IN MY LIFE.
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  • EVER MET IN MY LIFE.MM-HMM.
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  • MM-HMM.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:05:35.686 --> 00:05:36.320
  • [LAUGHTER]BACK IN MY DAY, WE'D HAVE
  • 00:05:36.320 --> 00:05:37.822
  • BACK IN MY DAY, WE'D HAVECALLED HER A "BRICK HOUSE."
  • 00:05:37.822 --> 00:05:41.225
  • CALLED HER A "BRICK HOUSE."[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]THIS WOMAN WAS THE FINEST
  • 00:05:42.193 --> 00:05:42.927
  • THIS WOMAN WAS THE FINESTWOMAN I'D EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE.
  • 00:05:42.927 --> 00:05:43.527
  • WOMAN I'D EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE.THERE'S JUST ONE LITTLE
  • 00:05:43.527 --> 00:05:44.929
  • THERE'S JUST ONE LITTLEPROBLEM: BACK THEN, LADIES
  • 00:05:44.929 --> 00:05:46.664
  • PROBLEM: BACK THEN, LADIESDIDN'T LIKE BIG, OLE LINEMEN.
  • 00:05:46.664 --> 00:05:48.599
  • DIDN'T LIKE BIG, OLE LINEMEN."THE BLIND SIDE" HADN'T
  • 00:05:48.599 --> 00:05:50.601
  • "THE BLIND SIDE" HADN'TCOME OUT YET.
  • 00:05:50.601 --> 00:05:52.036
  • COME OUT YET.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:05:52.036 --> 00:05:52.636
  • [LAUGHTER]THEY LIKED QUARTERBACKS
  • 00:05:52.636 --> 00:05:53.871
  • THEY LIKED QUARTERBACKSAND RUNNING BACKS.
  • 00:05:53.871 --> 00:05:55.172
  • AND RUNNING BACKS.WE'RE AT THIS DANCE, AND I
  • 00:05:55.172 --> 00:05:56.140
  • WE'RE AT THIS DANCE, AND IFIND OUT HER NAME IS
  • 00:05:56.140 --> 00:05:57.341
  • FIND OUT HER NAME ISTRINA WILLIAMS FROM
  • 00:05:57.341 --> 00:05:58.209
  • TRINA WILLIAMS FROMLOMPOC, CALIFORNIA, AND WE
  • 00:05:58.209 --> 00:06:01.779
  • LOMPOC, CALIFORNIA, AND WEWERE ALL DANCING, AND WE'RE
  • 00:06:01.779 --> 00:06:02.980
  • WERE ALL DANCING, AND WE'REJUST EXCITED, AND I DECIDE,
  • 00:06:02.980 --> 00:06:04.081
  • JUST EXCITED, AND I DECIDE,IN THE MIDDLE OF DANCIN'
  • 00:06:04.081 --> 00:06:04.749
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF DANCIN'WITH HER, THAT I WOULD ASK
  • 00:06:04.749 --> 00:06:05.816
  • WITH HER, THAT I WOULD ASKHER FOR HER PHONE NUMBER.
  • 00:06:05.816 --> 00:06:06.817
  • HER FOR HER PHONE NUMBER.TRINA WAS THE FIRST ONE--
  • 00:06:06.817 --> 00:06:08.686
  • TRINA WAS THE FIRST ONE--TRINA WAS THE ONLY WOMAN
  • 00:06:08.686 --> 00:06:09.653
  • TRINA WAS THE ONLY WOMANIN COLLEGE WHO GAVE ME HER
  • 00:06:09.653 --> 00:06:11.655
  • IN COLLEGE WHO GAVE ME HERREAL TELEPHONE NUMBER.
  • 00:06:11.655 --> 00:06:12.823
  • REAL TELEPHONE NUMBER.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]THE NEXT DAY, WE WALKED TO
  • 00:06:14.225 --> 00:06:15.726
  • THE NEXT DAY, WE WALKED TOBASKIN-ROBBINS ICE CREAM
  • 00:06:15.726 --> 00:06:16.727
  • BASKIN-ROBBINS ICE CREAMPARLOR.
  • 00:06:16.727 --> 00:06:17.328
  • PARLOR.MY FRIENDS COULDN'T
  • 00:06:17.328 --> 00:06:18.295
  • MY FRIENDS COULDN'TBELIEVE IT.
  • 00:06:18.295 --> 00:06:19.830
  • BELIEVE IT.THIS HAS BEEN 40 YEARS AGO,
  • 00:06:19.830 --> 00:06:20.464
  • THIS HAS BEEN 40 YEARS AGO,AND MY FRIENDS STILL CAN'T
  • 00:06:20.464 --> 00:06:23.300
  • AND MY FRIENDS STILL CAN'TBELIEVE IT.
  • 00:06:23.300 --> 00:06:24.502
  • BELIEVE IT.WE GO ON A SECOND DATE,
  • 00:06:24.502 --> 00:06:25.102
  • WE GO ON A SECOND DATE,AND A THIRD DATE, AND A
  • 00:06:25.102 --> 00:06:27.772
  • AND A THIRD DATE, AND AFOURTH DATE.
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  • FOURTH DATE.MM-HMM.
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  • MM-HMM.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]WE DRIVE FROM CHICO TO
  • 00:06:32.610 --> 00:06:33.677
  • WE DRIVE FROM CHICO TOVALLEJO SO THAT SHE COULD
  • 00:06:33.677 --> 00:06:36.247
  • VALLEJO SO THAT SHE COULDMEET MY PARENTS.
  • 00:06:36.247 --> 00:06:37.381
  • MEET MY PARENTS.MY FATHER MEETS HER.
  • 00:06:37.381 --> 00:06:37.882
  • MY FATHER MEETS HER.MY DADDY, MY HERO,
  • 00:06:37.882 --> 00:06:39.183
  • MY DADDY, MY HERO,HE MEETS HER, PULLS ME TO THE
  • 00:06:39.183 --> 00:06:40.184
  • HE MEETS HER, PULLS ME TO THESIDE AND SAYS,
  • 00:06:40.184 --> 00:06:41.552
  • SIDE AND SAYS,"IS SHE PSYCHO?"
  • 00:06:41.552 --> 00:06:42.086
  • "IS SHE PSYCHO?"BUT, ANYWAY--
  • 00:06:42.086 --> 00:06:43.888
  • BUT, ANYWAY--[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]WE GO TOGETHER FOR A YEAR,
  • 00:06:45.022 --> 00:06:45.623
  • WE GO TOGETHER FOR A YEAR,TWO YEARS, THREE YEARS,
  • 00:06:45.623 --> 00:06:46.323
  • TWO YEARS, THREE YEARS,FOUR YEARS.
  • 00:06:46.323 --> 00:06:47.091
  • FOUR YEARS.BY NOW, TRINA IS A SENIOR
  • 00:06:47.091 --> 00:06:48.426
  • BY NOW, TRINA IS A SENIORIN COLLEGE.
  • 00:06:48.426 --> 00:06:49.059
  • IN COLLEGE.I'M STILL A FRESHMAN, BUT
  • 00:06:49.059 --> 00:06:50.361
  • I'M STILL A FRESHMAN, BUTI'M WORKIN' SOME THINGS OUT.
  • 00:06:50.361 --> 00:06:53.264
  • I'M WORKIN' SOME THINGS OUT.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]I'M SO GLAD I GRADUATED IN
  • 00:06:53.898 --> 00:06:55.332
  • I'M SO GLAD I GRADUATED INFOUR TERMS: NIXON, FORD,
  • 00:06:55.332 --> 00:06:57.768
  • FOUR TERMS: NIXON, FORD,CARTER, REAGAN.
  • 00:06:57.768 --> 00:07:00.337
  • CARTER, REAGAN.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]SO NOW IT'S TIME TO
  • 00:07:00.871 --> 00:07:02.840
  • SO NOW IT'S TIME TOPROPOSE, SO I TALK TO HER
  • 00:07:02.840 --> 00:07:03.707
  • PROPOSE, SO I TALK TO HERGIRLFRIENDS, AND IT'S
  • 00:07:03.707 --> 00:07:05.242
  • GIRLFRIENDS, AND IT'SCALIFORNIA, IT'S IN THE
  • 00:07:05.242 --> 00:07:06.076
  • CALIFORNIA, IT'S IN THE'70s, SO IT HAS TO BE OUTSIDE.
  • 00:07:06.076 --> 00:07:07.578
  • '70s, SO IT HAS TO BE OUTSIDE.YOU HAVE TO HAVE A CANDLE,
  • 00:07:07.578 --> 00:07:08.446
  • YOU HAVE TO HAVE A CANDLE,AND YOU HAVE TO HAVE,
  • 00:07:08.446 --> 00:07:11.649
  • AND YOU HAVE TO HAVE,YOU KNOW, SOME CHOCOLATE.
  • 00:07:11.649 --> 00:07:12.283
  • YOU KNOW, SOME CHOCOLATE.LISTEN, I'M FROM THE HOOD.
  • 00:07:12.283 --> 00:07:12.783
  • LISTEN, I'M FROM THE HOOD.I HAD A BOTTLE OF
  • 00:07:12.783 --> 00:07:13.417
  • I HAD A BOTTLE OFBOONE'S FARM WINE.
  • 00:07:13.417 --> 00:07:14.351
  • BOONE'S FARM WINE.THAT'S WHAT I HAD.
  • 00:07:14.351 --> 00:07:15.920
  • THAT'S WHAT I HAD.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]SHE SAID, "YES."
  • 00:07:17.521 --> 00:07:19.023
  • SHE SAID, "YES."THAT WAS THE KEY.
  • 00:07:19.023 --> 00:07:19.857
  • THAT WAS THE KEY.I MARRIED THE MOST
  • 00:07:19.857 --> 00:07:20.558
  • I MARRIED THE MOSTBEAUTIFUL WOMAN I'D EVER
  • 00:07:20.558 --> 00:07:21.759
  • BEAUTIFUL WOMAN I'D EVERSEEN IN MY-- Y'ALL EVER
  • 00:07:21.759 --> 00:07:22.860
  • SEEN IN MY-- Y'ALL EVERBEEN TO A WEDDING, AND
  • 00:07:22.860 --> 00:07:24.762
  • BEEN TO A WEDDING, ANDEVEN BEFORE THE WEDDING
  • 00:07:24.762 --> 00:07:25.763
  • EVEN BEFORE THE WEDDINGSTARTS, YOU HEAR THIS:
  • 00:07:25.763 --> 00:07:27.331
  • STARTS, YOU HEAR THIS:"HOW IN THE WORLD--"
  • 00:07:27.331 --> 00:07:29.800
  • "HOW IN THE WORLD--"[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:07:29.800 --> 00:07:30.434
  • [LAUGHTER]AND IT WAS COMING FROM MY
  • 00:07:30.434 --> 00:07:32.937
  • AND IT WAS COMING FROM MYSIDE OF THE FAMILY.
  • 00:07:32.937 --> 00:07:34.104
  • SIDE OF THE FAMILY.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER][MUSIC]
  • 00:07:37.508 --> 00:07:38.142
  • [MUSIC]- RICK: WE GET MARRIED.
  • 00:07:38.142 --> 00:07:40.211
  • - RICK: WE GET MARRIED.WE HAVE A FEW CHILDREN.
  • 00:07:40.211 --> 00:07:41.779
  • WE HAVE A FEW CHILDREN.OUR LIVES ARE GREAT.
  • 00:07:41.779 --> 00:07:42.913
  • OUR LIVES ARE GREAT.ONE DAY, TRINA FINDS A
  • 00:07:42.913 --> 00:07:43.781
  • ONE DAY, TRINA FINDS ALUMP IN HER LEFT BREAST.
  • 00:07:43.781 --> 00:07:47.051
  • LUMP IN HER LEFT BREAST.BREAST CANCER.
  • 00:07:47.051 --> 00:07:48.552
  • BREAST CANCER.SIX YEARS AFTER THAT DIAGNOSIS,
  • 00:07:48.552 --> 00:07:50.488
  • SIX YEARS AFTER THAT DIAGNOSIS,ME AND MY TWO LITTLE BOYS
  • 00:07:50.488 --> 00:07:52.356
  • ME AND MY TWO LITTLE BOYSWALKED UP TO MOMMY'S CASKET,
  • 00:07:52.356 --> 00:07:55.059
  • WALKED UP TO MOMMY'S CASKET,AND FOR TWO YEARS,
  • 00:07:55.059 --> 00:07:57.795
  • AND FOR TWO YEARS,MY HEART DIDN'T BEAT.
  • 00:07:57.795 --> 00:07:59.530
  • MY HEART DIDN'T BEAT.IF IT WASN'T FOR MY FAITH
  • 00:07:59.530 --> 00:08:00.097
  • IF IT WASN'T FOR MY FAITHIN GOD, I WOULDN'T BE
  • 00:08:00.097 --> 00:08:01.332
  • IN GOD, I WOULDN'T BESTANDIN' HERE TODAY.
  • 00:08:01.332 --> 00:08:01.966
  • STANDIN' HERE TODAY.IF IT WASN'T FOR THOSE TWO
  • 00:08:01.966 --> 00:08:04.034
  • IF IT WASN'T FOR THOSE TWOLITTLE BOYS, THERE'D HAVE
  • 00:08:04.034 --> 00:08:05.936
  • LITTLE BOYS, THERE'D HAVEBEEN NO REASON FOR WHICH
  • 00:08:05.936 --> 00:08:06.637
  • BEEN NO REASON FOR WHICHTO GO ON.
  • 00:08:06.637 --> 00:08:08.172
  • TO GO ON.I WAS COMPLETELY LOST.
  • 00:08:08.172 --> 00:08:11.842
  • I WAS COMPLETELY LOST.THAT WAS ROCK BOTTOM.
  • 00:08:11.842 --> 00:08:13.777
  • THAT WAS ROCK BOTTOM.YOU KNOW WHAT SUSTAINED ME?
  • 00:08:13.777 --> 00:08:16.080
  • YOU KNOW WHAT SUSTAINED ME?THE WISDOM OF A
  • 00:08:16.080 --> 00:08:17.281
  • THE WISDOM OF ATHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT, THE
  • 00:08:17.281 --> 00:08:20.217
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT, THEWISDOM OF A SIMPLE COOK.
  • 00:08:20.217 --> 00:08:22.319
  • WISDOM OF A SIMPLE COOK.WE'RE AT THE CASKET.
  • 00:08:22.319 --> 00:08:23.854
  • WE'RE AT THE CASKET.I'D NEVER SEEN MY DAD CRY,
  • 00:08:23.854 --> 00:08:24.922
  • I'D NEVER SEEN MY DAD CRY,BUT THIS TIME, I SAW MY
  • 00:08:24.922 --> 00:08:26.457
  • BUT THIS TIME, I SAW MYDAD CRY.
  • 00:08:26.457 --> 00:08:27.358
  • DAD CRY.THAT WAS HIS DAUGHTER.
  • 00:08:27.358 --> 00:08:28.859
  • THAT WAS HIS DAUGHTER.TRINA WAS HIS DAUGHTER,
  • 00:08:28.859 --> 00:08:29.927
  • TRINA WAS HIS DAUGHTER,NOT HIS DAUGHTER-IN-LAW.
  • 00:08:29.927 --> 00:08:30.528
  • NOT HIS DAUGHTER-IN-LAW.AND I'M RIGHT BEHIND MY
  • 00:08:30.528 --> 00:08:32.029
  • AND I'M RIGHT BEHIND MYFATHER, ABOUT TO SEE HER
  • 00:08:32.029 --> 00:08:32.730
  • FATHER, ABOUT TO SEE HERFOR THE LAST TIME ON THIS
  • 00:08:32.730 --> 00:08:34.365
  • FOR THE LAST TIME ON THISEARTH, AND MY FATHER
  • 00:08:34.365 --> 00:08:35.533
  • EARTH, AND MY FATHERSHARED THREE WORDS WITH ME
  • 00:08:35.533 --> 00:08:37.635
  • SHARED THREE WORDS WITH METHAT CHANGED MY LIFE,
  • 00:08:37.635 --> 00:08:38.669
  • THAT CHANGED MY LIFE,RIGHT THERE AT THE CASKET.
  • 00:08:38.669 --> 00:08:39.970
  • RIGHT THERE AT THE CASKET.IT WOULD BE THE LAST LESSON
  • 00:08:39.970 --> 00:08:40.571
  • IT WOULD BE THE LAST LESSONHE WOULD EVER TEACH ME.
  • 00:08:40.571 --> 00:08:46.110
  • HE WOULD EVER TEACH ME.HE SAID, "SON, JUST STAND.
  • 00:08:46.110 --> 00:08:47.778
  • HE SAID, "SON, JUST STAND.YOU KEEP STANDING.
  • 00:08:47.778 --> 00:08:50.681
  • YOU KEEP STANDING.NO MATTER HOW ROUGH THE
  • 00:08:50.681 --> 00:08:51.515
  • NO MATTER HOW ROUGH THESEA, YOU KEEP STANDING,
  • 00:08:51.515 --> 00:08:52.316
  • SEA, YOU KEEP STANDING,AND I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:08:52.316 --> 00:08:53.217
  • AND I'M NOT TALKING ABOUTJUST WATER.
  • 00:08:53.217 --> 00:08:55.486
  • JUST WATER.YOU KEEP STANDING.
  • 00:08:55.486 --> 00:08:58.489
  • YOU KEEP STANDING.NO MATTER WHAT, YOU DON'T
  • 00:08:58.489 --> 00:08:58.923
  • NO MATTER WHAT, YOU DON'TGIVE UP."
  • 00:08:58.923 --> 00:09:00.257
  • GIVE UP."AND AS CLEARLY AS I'M
  • 00:09:00.257 --> 00:09:01.892
  • AND AS CLEARLY AS I'MTALKING TO YOU TODAY,
  • 00:09:01.892 --> 00:09:02.426
  • TALKING TO YOU TODAY,THESE WERE SOME OF
  • 00:09:02.426 --> 00:09:05.262
  • THESE WERE SOME OFHER LAST WORDS TO ME.
  • 00:09:05.262 --> 00:09:05.896
  • HER LAST WORDS TO ME.SHE LOOKED ME IN THE EYE,
  • 00:09:05.896 --> 00:09:06.764
  • SHE LOOKED ME IN THE EYE,AND SHE SAID,
  • 00:09:06.764 --> 00:09:07.464
  • AND SHE SAID,"IT DOESN'T MATTER TO
  • 00:09:07.464 --> 00:09:08.832
  • "IT DOESN'T MATTER TOME ANY LONGER
  • 00:09:08.832 --> 00:09:10.134
  • ME ANY LONGERHOW LONG I LIVE.
  • 00:09:10.134 --> 00:09:12.836
  • HOW LONG I LIVE.WHAT MATTERS TO ME MOST IS
  • 00:09:12.836 --> 00:09:14.104
  • WHAT MATTERS TO ME MOST ISHOW I LIVE."
  • 00:09:14.104 --> 00:09:15.472
  • HOW I LIVE."I ASK Y'ALL ONE QUESTION,
  • 00:09:15.472 --> 00:09:16.974
  • I ASK Y'ALL ONE QUESTION,A QUESTION THAT I WAS
  • 00:09:16.974 --> 00:09:18.409
  • A QUESTION THAT I WASASKED ALL MY LIFE
  • 00:09:18.409 --> 00:09:19.710
  • ASKED ALL MY LIFEBY A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT:
  • 00:09:19.710 --> 00:09:22.513
  • BY A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT:"HOW'RE YA LIVIN'?
  • 00:09:22.513 --> 00:09:23.847
  • "HOW'RE YA LIVIN'?HOW'RE YA LIVIN'?"
  • 00:09:23.847 --> 00:09:24.782
  • HOW'RE YA LIVIN'?"EVERY DAY, ASK YOURSELF
  • 00:09:24.782 --> 00:09:25.849
  • EVERY DAY, ASK YOURSELFTHAT QUESTION,
  • 00:09:25.849 --> 00:09:26.884
  • THAT QUESTION,"HOW'RE YA LIVIN'?"
  • 00:09:26.884 --> 00:09:28.452
  • "HOW'RE YA LIVIN'?"HERE'S WHAT A COOK WOULD
  • 00:09:28.452 --> 00:09:32.089
  • HERE'S WHAT A COOK WOULDSUGGEST YOU TO LIVE THIS
  • 00:09:32.089 --> 00:09:33.390
  • SUGGEST YOU TO LIVE THISWAY, THAT YOU WOULD NOT
  • 00:09:33.390 --> 00:09:34.692
  • WAY, THAT YOU WOULD NOTJUDGE, THAT YOU WOULD SHOW
  • 00:09:34.692 --> 00:09:36.160
  • JUDGE, THAT YOU WOULD SHOWUP EARLY, THAT YOU'D BE
  • 00:09:36.160 --> 00:09:38.696
  • UP EARLY, THAT YOU'D BEKIND, THAT YOU'D MAKE SURE
  • 00:09:38.696 --> 00:09:40.230
  • KIND, THAT YOU'D MAKE SURETHAT THAT SERVANT'S TOWEL
  • 00:09:40.230 --> 00:09:43.267
  • THAT THAT SERVANT'S TOWELIS HUGE AND USED, THAT IF
  • 00:09:43.267 --> 00:09:43.934
  • IS HUGE AND USED, THAT IFYOU'RE GONNA DO SOMETHING,
  • 00:09:43.934 --> 00:09:45.436
  • YOU'RE GONNA DO SOMETHING,YOU DO IT THE RIGHT WAY.
  • 00:09:45.436 --> 00:09:47.638
  • YOU DO IT THE RIGHT WAY.THAT COOK WOULD TELL YOU
  • 00:09:47.638 --> 00:09:49.573
  • THAT COOK WOULD TELL YOUTHIS, THAT IT'S NEVER
  • 00:09:49.573 --> 00:09:50.140
  • THIS, THAT IT'S NEVERWRONG TO DO THE RIGHT
  • 00:09:50.140 --> 00:09:51.308
  • WRONG TO DO THE RIGHTTHING, THAT HOW YOU DO
  • 00:09:51.308 --> 00:09:52.676
  • THING, THAT HOW YOU DOANYTHING IS HOW YOU DO
  • 00:09:52.676 --> 00:09:53.744
  • ANYTHING IS HOW YOU DOEVERYTHING, AND IN THAT
  • 00:09:53.744 --> 00:09:54.912
  • EVERYTHING, AND IN THATWAY, YOU WILL GROW YOUR
  • 00:09:54.912 --> 00:09:56.780
  • WAY, YOU WILL GROW YOURINFLUENCE TO MAKE AN
  • 00:09:56.780 --> 00:09:58.382
  • INFLUENCE TO MAKE ANIMPACT, AND THAT WAY, YOU
  • 00:09:58.382 --> 00:09:59.583
  • IMPACT, AND THAT WAY, YOUWILL HONOR ALL THOSE WHO
  • 00:09:59.583 --> 00:10:00.551
  • WILL HONOR ALL THOSE WHOHAVE GONE BEFORE YOU,
  • 00:10:00.551 --> 00:10:01.552
  • HAVE GONE BEFORE YOU,WHO HAVE INVESTED IN YOU.
  • 00:10:01.552 --> 00:10:02.720
  • WHO HAVE INVESTED IN YOU.LOOK IN THOSE UNLIKELIEST
  • 00:10:02.720 --> 00:10:04.054
  • LOOK IN THOSE UNLIKELIESTPLACES FOR WISDOM.
  • 00:10:04.054 --> 00:10:06.857
  • PLACES FOR WISDOM.ENHANCE YOUR LIFE EVERY
  • 00:10:06.857 --> 00:10:08.926
  • ENHANCE YOUR LIFE EVERYDAY BY SEEKING THAT WISDOM
  • 00:10:08.926 --> 00:10:10.861
  • DAY BY SEEKING THAT WISDOMAND ASKING YOURSELF EVERY
  • 00:10:10.861 --> 00:10:13.030
  • AND ASKING YOURSELF EVERYNIGHT, "HOW AM I LIVING?"
  • 00:10:13.030 --> 00:10:14.732
  • NIGHT, "HOW AM I LIVING?"MAY GOD RICHLY BLESS Y'ALL.
  • 00:10:14.732 --> 00:10:15.633
  • MAY GOD RICHLY BLESS Y'ALL.THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME HERE.
  • 00:10:15.633 --> 00:10:19.370
  • THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME HERE.[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]
  • 00:10:19.370 --> 00:10:21.372
  • [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE][MUSIC]
  • 00:10:21.372 --> 00:10:31.548
  • [MUSIC][CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]
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  • [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]- MATT: WOW.
  • 00:10:34.718 --> 00:10:35.686
  • - MATT: WOW.LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, MAKE
  • 00:10:35.686 --> 00:10:37.021
  • LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, MAKEWELCOME, RICK RIGSBY.
  • 00:10:37.021 --> 00:10:38.455
  • WELCOME, RICK RIGSBY.COME ON, NOW.
  • 00:10:38.455 --> 00:10:39.156
  • COME ON, NOW.[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]
  • 00:10:39.156 --> 00:10:39.823
  • [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]I LOVE IT.
  • 00:10:39.823 --> 00:10:42.359
  • I LOVE IT.[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]
  • 00:10:42.359 --> 00:10:43.060
  • [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]- RICK: THANK Y'ALL SO MUCH.
  • 00:10:43.060 --> 00:10:45.696
  • - RICK: THANK Y'ALL SO MUCH.- LAURIE: AMAZING,
  • 00:10:45.696 --> 00:10:46.764
  • - LAURIE: AMAZING,AMAZING.
  • 00:10:46.764 --> 00:10:47.297
  • AMAZING.- MATT: OH, MY GOD.
  • 00:10:47.297 --> 00:10:50.300
  • - MATT: OH, MY GOD.- LAURIE: AMAZING.
  • 00:10:50.300 --> 00:10:50.901
  • - LAURIE: AMAZING.- MATT: OKAY, I THINK,
  • 00:10:50.901 --> 00:10:52.269
  • - MATT: OKAY, I THINK,RICK, WE WANT TO UNPACK
  • 00:10:52.269 --> 00:10:58.042
  • RICK, WE WANT TO UNPACKSOME OF THAT, BUT LET'S
  • 00:10:58.042 --> 00:10:58.876
  • SOME OF THAT, BUT LET'SSTART WITH A FEW OF THE
  • 00:10:58.876 --> 00:11:00.744
  • START WITH A FEW OF THESTATISTICS.
  • 00:11:00.744 --> 00:11:01.578
  • STATISTICS.YOU GAVE THAT ADDRESS WHEN?
  • 00:11:01.578 --> 00:11:05.015
  • MATT, LAURIE, WHAT A
  • 00:11:08.452 --> 00:11:09.086
  • MATT, LAURIE, WHAT ATHRILL TO BE WITH Y'ALL.
  • 00:11:09.086 --> 00:11:10.387
  • THRILL TO BE WITH Y'ALL.Y'ALL HAVE BLESSED
  • 00:11:10.387 --> 00:11:12.890
  • AND I KNOW THAT PAUL AND JAN
  • 00:11:14.758 --> 00:11:17.027
  • AND I KNOW THAT PAUL AND JANARE JUST REJOICING BECAUSE
  • 00:11:17.027 --> 00:11:18.128
  • ARE JUST REJOICING BECAUSEYOU'RE CARRYING ON THE
  • 00:11:18.128 --> 00:11:19.229
  • YOU'RE CARRYING ON THELEGACY WITH SUCH GODLY
  • 00:11:19.229 --> 00:11:23.100
  • LEGACY WITH SUCH GODLYDIGNITY AND INTEGRITY.
  • 00:11:23.100 --> 00:11:24.168
  • DIGNITY AND INTEGRITY.GOD BLESS BOTH OF YOU.
  • 00:11:24.168 --> 00:11:25.169
  • GOD BLESS BOTH OF YOU.IT'S AN HONOR TO BE WITH Y'ALL.
  • 00:11:25.169 --> 00:11:26.470
  • IT'S AN HONOR TO BE WITH Y'ALL.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:11:26.470 --> 00:11:27.304
  • [APPLAUSE]- MATT: STAND UP, AND
  • 00:11:27.304 --> 00:11:28.205
  • - MATT: STAND UP, ANDGIVE ME A HUG, MAN.
  • 00:11:28.205 --> 00:11:30.507
  • GIVE ME A HUG, MAN.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:11:30.507 --> 00:11:32.676
  • [APPLAUSE]I LOVE IT.
  • 00:11:32.676 --> 00:11:33.343
  • I LOVE IT.THIS IS A BIG MOMENT FOR ME.
  • 00:11:33.343 --> 00:11:36.613
  • THIS IS A BIG MOMENT FOR ME.I WATCHED THIS VIDEO--
  • 00:11:36.613 --> 00:11:38.782
  • I WATCHED THIS VIDEO--GOT SENT TO ME BY A DEAR
  • 00:11:38.782 --> 00:11:39.550
  • GOT SENT TO ME BY A DEARFRIEND DAVID MCQUADE.
  • 00:11:39.550 --> 00:11:40.350
  • FRIEND DAVID MCQUADE.THANK YOU, DAVE, FOR THIS
  • 00:11:40.350 --> 00:11:42.219
  • THANK YOU, DAVE, FOR THISCATCH, AND HE SENT THIS TO
  • 00:11:42.219 --> 00:11:44.555
  • CATCH, AND HE SENT THIS TOME, AND, LITERALLY, I
  • 00:11:44.555 --> 00:11:45.989
  • ME, AND, LITERALLY, ICAN'T EVEN VIEW IT WITHOUT
  • 00:11:45.989 --> 00:11:49.193
  • CAN'T EVEN VIEW IT WITHOUTTEARS IN MY EYES AND--
  • 00:11:49.193 --> 00:11:51.161
  • TEARS IN MY EYES AND--BUT GOD BREATHED ON THIS
  • 00:11:51.161 --> 00:11:55.432
  • BUT GOD BREATHED ON THISTHING, AND BASICALLY, YOU
  • 00:11:55.432 --> 00:11:56.500
  • THING, AND BASICALLY, YOUWOULD PUT OUT VIDEOS LIKE
  • 00:11:56.500 --> 00:11:57.735
  • WOULD PUT OUT VIDEOS LIKETHAT, YOU KNOW, INTERVIEWS
  • 00:11:57.735 --> 00:11:59.236
  • THAT, YOU KNOW, INTERVIEWSAND THIS PIECE AND THAT
  • 00:11:59.236 --> 00:12:00.370
  • AND THIS PIECE AND THATPIECE, AND YOU SAID YOU
  • 00:12:00.370 --> 00:12:02.940
  • PIECE, AND YOU SAID YOUHAD ABOUT A 5.000-VIEW
  • 00:12:02.940 --> 00:12:04.475
  • HAD ABOUT A 5.000-VIEWAVERAGE, SO WHAT HAPPENED
  • 00:12:04.475 --> 00:12:06.343
  • AVERAGE, SO WHAT HAPPENEDTO THIS PIECE?
  • 00:12:06.343 --> 00:12:07.211
  • TO THIS PIECE?- RICK: SO I GAVE THIS
  • 00:12:07.211 --> 00:12:09.313
  • - RICK: SO I GAVE THISPARTICULAR TALK IN APRIL
  • 00:12:09.313 --> 00:12:12.049
  • PARTICULAR TALK IN APRILOF 2017, AT CALIFORNIA
  • 00:12:12.049 --> 00:12:13.350
  • OF 2017, AT CALIFORNIAMARITIME ACADEMY IN
  • 00:12:13.350 --> 00:12:16.453
  • MARITIME ACADEMY INVALLEJO, CALIFORNIA.
  • 00:12:16.453 --> 00:12:17.654
  • VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA.IT WAS A SPECIAL WEEKEND
  • 00:12:17.654 --> 00:12:19.089
  • IT WAS A SPECIAL WEEKENDBECAUSE THIS IS THE CAMPUS
  • 00:12:19.089 --> 00:12:21.125
  • BECAUSE THIS IS THE CAMPUSI GREW UP ON.
  • 00:12:21.125 --> 00:12:23.260
  • I GREW UP ON.THIS IS WHERE MY FATHER,
  • 00:12:23.260 --> 00:12:23.894
  • THIS IS WHERE MY FATHER,THAT THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT,
  • 00:12:23.894 --> 00:12:24.561
  • THAT THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT,WAS A SIMPLE COOK.
  • 00:12:24.561 --> 00:12:25.996
  • WAS A SIMPLE COOK.SO WE GREW UP SAYING
  • 00:12:25.996 --> 00:12:27.297
  • SO WE GREW UP SAYINGGOOD-BYE TO HIM FOR THREE
  • 00:12:27.297 --> 00:12:29.032
  • GOOD-BYE TO HIM FOR THREEMONTHS EVERY YEAR AS HE
  • 00:12:29.032 --> 00:12:29.666
  • MONTHS EVERY YEAR AS HESAILED ALL OVER THE WORLD
  • 00:12:29.666 --> 00:12:30.934
  • SAILED ALL OVER THE WORLDON THE TRAINING SHIP
  • 00:12:30.934 --> 00:12:31.568
  • ON THE TRAINING SHIP"GOLDEN BEAR,"
  • 00:12:31.568 --> 00:12:33.604
  • "GOLDEN BEAR,"SO OUR REAL EXCITEMENT
  • 00:12:33.604 --> 00:12:35.005
  • SO OUR REAL EXCITEMENTWAS THAT I WOULD BE
  • 00:12:35.005 --> 00:12:35.706
  • WAS THAT I WOULD BEABLE TO TAKE OUR
  • 00:12:35.706 --> 00:12:36.740
  • ABLE TO TAKE OURYOUNGEST SON, WHO HAD
  • 00:12:36.740 --> 00:12:38.075
  • YOUNGEST SON, WHO HADNEVER MET HIS GRANDFATHER,
  • 00:12:38.075 --> 00:12:39.510
  • NEVER MET HIS GRANDFATHER,WITH ME, AND WE WOULD
  • 00:12:39.510 --> 00:12:40.244
  • WITH ME, AND WE WOULDSPEND THE WEEKEND THERE.
  • 00:12:40.244 --> 00:12:42.446
  • SPEND THE WEEKEND THERE.I HAD NO IDEA THAT A
  • 00:12:42.446 --> 00:12:44.047
  • I HAD NO IDEA THAT ACOMPANY CALLED GOALCAST,
  • 00:12:44.047 --> 00:12:45.082
  • COMPANY CALLED GOALCAST,OUT OF MONTREAL,
  • 00:12:45.082 --> 00:12:49.353
  • OUT OF MONTREAL,WOULD SELECT THIS SPEECH,
  • 00:12:49.353 --> 00:12:49.853
  • WOULD SELECT THIS SPEECH,ADD A MUSIC BED TO
  • 00:12:49.853 --> 00:12:50.454
  • ADD A MUSIC BED TOIT AND PUT IT
  • 00:12:50.454 --> 00:12:52.222
  • IT AND PUT ITON THE AIRWAVES,
  • 00:12:52.222 --> 00:12:53.657
  • ON THE AIRWAVES,AND SO SIX MONTHS LATER,
  • 00:12:53.657 --> 00:12:54.758
  • AND SO SIX MONTHS LATER,AROUND OCTOBER, OCTOBER
  • 00:12:54.758 --> 00:12:56.460
  • AROUND OCTOBER, OCTOBERTHE 5TH, IT HIT, AND OUR
  • 00:12:56.460 --> 00:12:57.928
  • THE 5TH, IT HIT, AND OURLIVES HAVE NEVER BEEN THE
  • 00:12:57.928 --> 00:12:58.929
  • LIVES HAVE NEVER BEEN THESAME-- ONLY, ONLY GOD.
  • 00:12:58.929 --> 00:13:00.597
  • SAME-- ONLY, ONLY GOD.- MATT: SO YOU GET A CALL
  • 00:13:00.597 --> 00:13:01.765
  • - MATT: SO YOU GET A CALLFROM YOUR WIFE--
  • 00:13:01.765 --> 00:13:02.866
  • FROM YOUR WIFE--- RICK: YES.
  • 00:13:02.866 --> 00:13:04.868
  • - RICK: YES.- MATT: -- AND SHE SAYS
  • 00:13:04.868 --> 00:13:07.004
  • - MATT: -- AND SHE SAYSWHAT TO YOU?
  • 00:13:07.004 --> 00:13:07.838
  • WHAT TO YOU?- RICK: SO I WOULD
  • 00:13:07.838 --> 00:13:08.772
  • - RICK: SO I WOULDEVENTUALLY REMARRY.
  • 00:13:08.772 --> 00:13:09.406
  • EVENTUALLY REMARRY.THAT'S AN AMAZING STORY IN
  • 00:13:09.406 --> 00:13:10.207
  • THAT'S AN AMAZING STORY INAND OF ITSELF.
  • 00:13:10.207 --> 00:13:11.008
  • AND OF ITSELF.- MATT: UNPACK A
  • 00:13:11.008 --> 00:13:12.376
  • - MATT: UNPACK ALITTLE BIT OF THAT.
  • 00:13:12.376 --> 00:13:13.110
  • LITTLE BIT OF THAT.- RICK: SURE, AND SO I'M
  • 00:13:13.110 --> 00:13:14.111
  • - RICK: SURE, AND SO I'MSPEAKING THAT DAY TO A
  • 00:13:14.111 --> 00:13:15.846
  • SPEAKING THAT DAY TO AGROUP OF PASTORS IN
  • 00:13:15.846 --> 00:13:16.446
  • GROUP OF PASTORS INTULSA, OKLAHOMA.
  • 00:13:16.446 --> 00:13:19.183
  • TULSA, OKLAHOMA.I'M RELAXING THAT EVENING.
  • 00:13:19.183 --> 00:13:24.054
  • I'M RELAXING THAT EVENING.JANET, WHO IS LOGICAL AND
  • 00:13:24.054 --> 00:13:24.721
  • JANET, WHO IS LOGICAL ANDLINEAR, AND NOT GIVEN TO A
  • 00:13:24.721 --> 00:13:25.422
  • LINEAR, AND NOT GIVEN TO AGREAT DEAL OF
  • 00:13:25.422 --> 00:13:26.256
  • GREAT DEAL OFEXAGGERATION, THE COMPLETE
  • 00:13:26.256 --> 00:13:27.591
  • EXAGGERATION, THE COMPLETEOPPOSITE OF BIG DADDY--
  • 00:13:27.591 --> 00:13:28.625
  • OPPOSITE OF BIG DADDY--[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:13:28.625 --> 00:13:31.328
  • [LAUGHTER]-- JANET STARTS SCREAMING
  • 00:13:31.328 --> 00:13:32.095
  • -- JANET STARTS SCREAMINGON THE PHONE, "I THINK
  • 00:13:32.095 --> 00:13:32.896
  • ON THE PHONE, "I THINKSOMEBODY'S IN THE HOUSE,"
  • 00:13:32.896 --> 00:13:34.731
  • SOMEBODY'S IN THE HOUSE,"AND SHE SAYS,
  • 00:13:34.731 --> 00:13:35.866
  • AND SHE SAYS,"YOU HAVE A VIDEO.
  • 00:13:35.866 --> 00:13:36.466
  • "YOU HAVE A VIDEO.IT'S THE SPEECH YOU MADE
  • 00:13:36.466 --> 00:13:37.935
  • IT'S THE SPEECH YOU MADEAT CAL MARITIME.
  • 00:13:37.935 --> 00:13:40.704
  • AT CAL MARITIME.THERE ARE 500.000 VIEWS."
  • 00:13:40.704 --> 00:13:41.805
  • THERE ARE 500.000 VIEWS."AND I SAID, "THERE'S JUST
  • 00:13:41.805 --> 00:13:42.439
  • AND I SAID, "THERE'S JUSTNO WAY."
  • 00:13:42.439 --> 00:13:43.040
  • NO WAY."BY THE TIME WE GET OFF
  • 00:13:43.040 --> 00:13:44.408
  • BY THE TIME WE GET OFFTHE PHONE, IT'S A MILLION.
  • 00:13:44.408 --> 00:13:44.975
  • THE PHONE, IT'S A MILLION.BY THE NEXT MORNING,
  • 00:13:44.975 --> 00:13:46.243
  • BY THE NEXT MORNING,IT'S NINE MILLION.
  • 00:13:46.243 --> 00:13:47.945
  • IT'S NINE MILLION.BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND,
  • 00:13:47.945 --> 00:13:48.612
  • BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND,IT'S 50 MILLION.
  • 00:13:48.612 --> 00:13:49.646
  • IT'S 50 MILLION.BY THE END OF THE FIRST
  • 00:13:49.646 --> 00:13:50.347
  • BY THE END OF THE FIRSTWEEK, IT'S 100 MILLION.
  • 00:13:50.347 --> 00:13:51.715
  • WEEK, IT'S 100 MILLION.I WROTE A BOOK BACK IN
  • 00:13:51.715 --> 00:13:52.916
  • I WROTE A BOOK BACK IN2006, PUBLISHED WITH
  • 00:13:52.916 --> 00:13:54.318
  • 2006, PUBLISHED WITHTHOMAS NELSON, THAT IS NOW
  • 00:13:54.318 --> 00:13:57.521
  • THOMAS NELSON, THAT IS NOWBEING HELD BY
  • 00:13:57.521 --> 00:13:58.422
  • BEING HELD BYHARPERCOLLINS, TITLED,
  • 00:13:58.422 --> 00:13:59.089
  • HARPERCOLLINS, TITLED,"LESSONS FROM A
  • 00:13:59.089 --> 00:14:00.290
  • "LESSONS FROM ATHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT."
  • 00:14:00.290 --> 00:14:01.391
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT."THAT BOOK WAS BARELY SELLING
  • 00:14:01.391 --> 00:14:04.094
  • THAT BOOK WAS BARELY SELLING20.000 COPIES A YEAR.
  • 00:14:04.094 --> 00:14:05.596
  • 20.000 COPIES A YEAR.IN FACT, IT WAS ON
  • 00:14:05.596 --> 00:14:06.296
  • IN FACT, IT WAS ONHARPERCOLLINS' DEAD LIST.
  • 00:14:06.296 --> 00:14:07.264
  • HARPERCOLLINS' DEAD LIST.I MENTIONED THAT BOOK,
  • 00:14:07.264 --> 00:14:08.398
  • I MENTIONED THAT BOOK,THAT TITLE IN THE SPEECH.
  • 00:14:08.398 --> 00:14:09.800
  • THAT TITLE IN THE SPEECH.THE BOOK BECOMES AN
  • 00:14:09.800 --> 00:14:12.002
  • THE BOOK BECOMES ANOVERNIGHT BEST SELLER.
  • 00:14:12.002 --> 00:14:13.103
  • OVERNIGHT BEST SELLER.WE ADD MORE STAFF.
  • 00:14:13.103 --> 00:14:13.871
  • WE ADD MORE STAFF.THE NUMBERS CONTINUE
  • 00:14:13.871 --> 00:14:15.405
  • THE NUMBERS CONTINUEGROWING, AND WE JUST HAVE
  • 00:14:15.405 --> 00:14:17.941
  • GROWING, AND WE JUST HAVELEARNED IN THE LAST COUPLE
  • 00:14:17.941 --> 00:14:18.642
  • LEARNED IN THE LAST COUPLEOF WEEKS THAT NOW,
  • 00:14:18.642 --> 00:14:20.677
  • OF WEEKS THAT NOW,SOMEWHERE BETWEEN 250
  • 00:14:20.677 --> 00:14:22.346
  • SOMEWHERE BETWEEN 250MILLION AND 300 MILLION
  • 00:14:22.346 --> 00:14:23.981
  • MILLION AND 300 MILLIONPEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD
  • 00:14:23.981 --> 00:14:27.084
  • PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLDHAVE SEEN A SPEECH THAT CAN
  • 00:14:27.084 --> 00:14:30.053
  • HAVE SEEN A SPEECH THAT CANONLY BE DEFINED AND
  • 00:14:30.053 --> 00:14:31.388
  • ONLY BE DEFINED ANDDESCRIBED IN ONE WAY:
  • 00:14:31.388 --> 00:14:36.026
  • DESCRIBED IN ONE WAY:GOD WANTED TO SEND A MESSAGE
  • 00:14:36.026 --> 00:14:36.827
  • GOD WANTED TO SEND A MESSAGEOF HOPE TO THE WORLD.
  • 00:14:36.827 --> 00:14:37.494
  • OF HOPE TO THE WORLD.THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT.
  • 00:14:37.494 --> 00:14:38.395
  • THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT.- MATT: WOW, BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:14:38.395 --> 00:14:40.764
  • - MATT: WOW, BEAUTIFUL.I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:14:40.764 --> 00:14:41.899
  • I LOVE THAT.SO I GOT TO MEET RICK A
  • 00:14:41.899 --> 00:14:44.868
  • SO I GOT TO MEET RICK ALITTLE EARLIER, AND, YOU
  • 00:14:44.868 --> 00:14:46.203
  • LITTLE EARLIER, AND, YOUKNOW, WE'RE CUT OUT OF THE
  • 00:14:46.203 --> 00:14:46.670
  • KNOW, WE'RE CUT OUT OF THESAME CLOTH.
  • 00:14:46.670 --> 00:14:47.804
  • SAME CLOTH.- RICK: WE ARE.
  • 00:14:47.804 --> 00:14:48.438
  • - RICK: WE ARE.- MATT: WE HAVE THE SAME
  • 00:14:48.438 --> 00:14:49.006
  • - MATT: WE HAVE THE SAMEHEROES: E.V. HILL AND
  • 00:14:49.006 --> 00:14:50.540
  • HEROES: E.V. HILL ANDC.M. WARD, AND, YOU KNOW, SOME
  • 00:14:50.540 --> 00:14:52.409
  • C.M. WARD, AND, YOU KNOW, SOMEOF THESE GUYS THAT MY MOM
  • 00:14:52.409 --> 00:14:54.411
  • OF THESE GUYS THAT MY MOMAND DAD WERE SUPER-CLOSE TO.
  • 00:14:54.411 --> 00:14:56.680
  • AND DAD WERE SUPER-CLOSE TO.MY DADDY WAS AT THE
  • 00:14:56.680 --> 00:14:58.382
  • MY DADDY WAS AT THEBEDSIDE OF E.V. HILL
  • 00:14:58.382 --> 00:14:59.049
  • BEDSIDE OF E.V. HILLWHEN HE WENT HOME TO
  • 00:14:59.049 --> 00:15:03.687
  • WHEN HE WENT HOME TOTHE LORD, AND THIS FEELS
  • 00:15:03.687 --> 00:15:05.822
  • THE LORD, AND THIS FEELSLIKE WE HAVE KNOWN EACH
  • 00:15:05.822 --> 00:15:07.090
  • LIKE WE HAVE KNOWN EACHOTHER FOR A LONG TIME.
  • 00:15:07.090 --> 00:15:09.026
  • OTHER FOR A LONG TIME.I JUST-- YOU KNOW, ALL OF
  • 00:15:09.026 --> 00:15:09.626
  • I JUST-- YOU KNOW, ALL OFA SUDDEN, YOU'RE, JUST,
  • 00:15:09.626 --> 00:15:10.527
  • A SUDDEN, YOU'RE, JUST,KIND OF E.V. HILL,
  • 00:15:10.527 --> 00:15:11.228
  • KIND OF E.V. HILL,PART 2.
  • 00:15:11.228 --> 00:15:12.062
  • PART 2.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:15:12.062 --> 00:15:12.829
  • [LAUGHTER]WE'RE KIND OF PAUL AND JAN,
  • 00:15:12.829 --> 00:15:13.497
  • WE'RE KIND OF PAUL AND JAN,PART 2.
  • 00:15:13.497 --> 00:15:14.264
  • PART 2.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:15:14.264 --> 00:15:14.898
  • [LAUGHTER]WE'RE GONNA SIT HERE AND
  • 00:15:14.898 --> 00:15:16.099
  • WE'RE GONNA SIT HERE ANDENJOY THE THINGS OF THE LORD.
  • 00:15:16.099 --> 00:15:16.566
  • ENJOY THE THINGS OF THE LORD.- RICK: YEAH.
  • 00:15:16.566 --> 00:15:18.702
  • - RICK: YEAH.- MATT: BUT LET'S
  • 00:15:18.702 --> 00:15:20.938
  • - MATT: BUT LET'SKIND OF START WITH
  • 00:15:20.938 --> 00:15:21.939
  • KIND OF START WITHUNPACKING A LITTLE BIT.
  • 00:15:21.939 --> 00:15:24.308
  • UNPACKING A LITTLE BIT.LET'S START WITH "LESSONS
  • 00:15:24.308 --> 00:15:25.676
  • LET'S START WITH "LESSONSFROM A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT."
  • 00:15:25.676 --> 00:15:27.311
  • FROM A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT."YOU WERE RAISED TO--
  • 00:15:27.311 --> 00:15:31.448
  • YOU WERE RAISED TO--WITH PURE WISDOM.
  • 00:15:31.448 --> 00:15:32.215
  • WITH PURE WISDOM.- RICK: I REALLY WAS, AND
  • 00:15:32.215 --> 00:15:33.784
  • - RICK: I REALLY WAS, ANDWHAT A WONDERFUL SEGUE
  • 00:15:33.784 --> 00:15:37.587
  • WHAT A WONDERFUL SEGUEBECAUSE I THINK OUR DADS
  • 00:15:37.587 --> 00:15:39.022
  • BECAUSE I THINK OUR DADSHAD A LOT IN COMMON.
  • 00:15:39.022 --> 00:15:40.891
  • HAD A LOT IN COMMON.YOUR DAD, SOMEHOW, BY THE
  • 00:15:40.891 --> 00:15:41.792
  • YOUR DAD, SOMEHOW, BY THEGRACE OF GOD, IT'S A
  • 00:15:41.792 --> 00:15:43.760
  • GRACE OF GOD, IT'S AVISION THAT-- AND IT'S
  • 00:15:43.760 --> 00:15:44.728
  • VISION THAT-- AND IT'SJUST NOTHING BUT FAITH
  • 00:15:44.728 --> 00:15:46.163
  • JUST NOTHING BUT FAITHTHAT HE BUYS CHANNEL 40,
  • 00:15:46.163 --> 00:15:47.497
  • THAT HE BUYS CHANNEL 40,IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA,
  • 00:15:47.497 --> 00:15:48.632
  • IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA,AND THE REST IS HISTORY.
  • 00:15:48.632 --> 00:15:51.368
  • AND THE REST IS HISTORY.MY FATHER SAW IN TWO SONS
  • 00:15:51.368 --> 00:15:53.003
  • MY FATHER SAW IN TWO SONSGROWING UP IN THE INNER CITY,
  • 00:15:53.003 --> 00:15:54.471
  • GROWING UP IN THE INNER CITY,"I'VE GOT TO BUILD IN THESE
  • 00:15:54.471 --> 00:15:56.506
  • "I'VE GOT TO BUILD IN THESEBOYS A GODLY CHARACTER AND
  • 00:15:56.506 --> 00:15:57.107
  • BOYS A GODLY CHARACTER ANDGIVE THEM A SKILL SET.
  • 00:15:57.107 --> 00:15:58.508
  • GIVE THEM A SKILL SET.NOW, KEEP IN MIND,
  • 00:15:58.508 --> 00:16:00.877
  • NOW, KEEP IN MIND,THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT DADDY.
  • 00:16:00.877 --> 00:16:01.778
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT DADDY.I HAD FOUR DEGREES.
  • 00:16:01.778 --> 00:16:02.446
  • I HAD FOUR DEGREES.MY BROTHER'S A
  • 00:16:02.446 --> 00:16:03.313
  • MY BROTHER'S APRESIDENTIAL-APPOINTED
  • 00:16:03.313 --> 00:16:03.747
  • PRESIDENTIAL-APPOINTEDJUDGE.
  • 00:16:03.747 --> 00:16:04.614
  • JUDGE.WE WEREN'T THE SMARTEST
  • 00:16:04.614 --> 00:16:05.248
  • WE WEREN'T THE SMARTESTONES IN OUR FAMILY.
  • 00:16:05.248 --> 00:16:06.483
  • ONES IN OUR FAMILY.IT'S A COUNTRY MOTHER FROM
  • 00:16:06.483 --> 00:16:07.818
  • IT'S A COUNTRY MOTHER FROMOKLAHOMA.
  • 00:16:07.818 --> 00:16:09.252
  • OKLAHOMA.IT WAS A THIRD-GRADE
  • 00:16:09.252 --> 00:16:10.220
  • IT WAS A THIRD-GRADEDROPOUT DADDY WHO SAID,
  • 00:16:10.220 --> 00:16:10.887
  • DROPOUT DADDY WHO SAID,"WE'RE GOING TO RAISE OUR
  • 00:16:10.887 --> 00:16:13.023
  • "WE'RE GOING TO RAISE OUROWN EXPECTATIONS.
  • 00:16:13.023 --> 00:16:14.291
  • OWN EXPECTATIONS.WATCH THIS, WATCH THIS.
  • 00:16:14.291 --> 00:16:15.258
  • WATCH THIS, WATCH THIS.WE'RE GOING TO RAISE OUR
  • 00:16:15.258 --> 00:16:16.159
  • WE'RE GOING TO RAISE OUROWN EXPECTATIONS, AND
  • 00:16:16.159 --> 00:16:17.361
  • OWN EXPECTATIONS, ANDTHEN, IN THE PROCESS,
  • 00:16:17.361 --> 00:16:18.595
  • THEN, IN THE PROCESS,YOU'RE GONNA CATCH THAT."
  • 00:16:18.595 --> 00:16:19.763
  • YOU'RE GONNA CATCH THAT."AND SO LET ME JUST GIVE
  • 00:16:19.763 --> 00:16:20.330
  • AND SO LET ME JUST GIVEYOU AN EXAMPLE.
  • 00:16:20.330 --> 00:16:21.498
  • YOU AN EXAMPLE.MY FATHER TRAVELED THE
  • 00:16:21.498 --> 00:16:22.065
  • MY FATHER TRAVELED THEGLOBE, TEN TIMES OVER,
  • 00:16:22.065 --> 00:16:23.734
  • GLOBE, TEN TIMES OVER,SAILING ON A TRAINING SHIP.
  • 00:16:23.734 --> 00:16:24.935
  • SAILING ON A TRAINING SHIP.HERE WAS A TYPICAL
  • 00:16:24.935 --> 00:16:26.803
  • HERE WAS A TYPICALCONVERSATION AT DINNERTIME.
  • 00:16:26.803 --> 00:16:28.538
  • CONVERSATION AT DINNERTIME.I USED TO HATE DINNERTIME,
  • 00:16:28.538 --> 00:16:29.373
  • I USED TO HATE DINNERTIME,OBVIOUSLY, NOT BECAUSE OF
  • 00:16:29.373 --> 00:16:30.040
  • OBVIOUSLY, NOT BECAUSE OFTHE FOOD.
  • 00:16:30.040 --> 00:16:31.441
  • THE FOOD.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:16:31.441 --> 00:16:32.709
  • [LAUGHTER]I USED TO HATE DINNERTIME
  • 00:16:32.709 --> 00:16:33.910
  • I USED TO HATE DINNERTIMEBECAUSE IT WAS ALWAYS
  • 00:16:33.910 --> 00:16:35.479
  • BECAUSE IT WAS ALWAYSCONVERSATION TIME.
  • 00:16:35.479 --> 00:16:36.113
  • CONVERSATION TIME.YOU REMEMBER BACK IN THE
  • 00:16:36.113 --> 00:16:36.880
  • YOU REMEMBER BACK IN THEDAY WHEN FOLKS WOULD
  • 00:16:36.880 --> 00:16:37.748
  • DAY WHEN FOLKS WOULDACTUALLY COME TO THE TABLE
  • 00:16:37.748 --> 00:16:38.382
  • ACTUALLY COME TO THE TABLEAND EAT A MEAL--
  • 00:16:38.382 --> 00:16:39.316
  • AND EAT A MEAL--- MATT: WITHOUT A PHONE.
  • 00:16:39.316 --> 00:16:39.883
  • - MATT: WITHOUT A PHONE.- RICK: -- WITHOUT A
  • 00:16:39.883 --> 00:16:40.584
  • - RICK: -- WITHOUT APHONE IN THEIR HANDS,
  • 00:16:40.584 --> 00:16:41.084
  • PHONE IN THEIR HANDS,THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:16:41.084 --> 00:16:41.785
  • THAT'S RIGHT.AND SO, IF YOU CAN IMAGINE
  • 00:16:41.785 --> 00:16:43.720
  • AND SO, IF YOU CAN IMAGINETHE 1960s, "RICKY, WHY
  • 00:16:43.720 --> 00:16:44.621
  • THE 1960s, "RICKY, WHYDON'T YOU LEAD THE FAMILY
  • 00:16:44.621 --> 00:16:45.522
  • DON'T YOU LEAD THE FAMILYDISCUSSION TONIGHT?
  • 00:16:45.522 --> 00:16:46.623
  • DISCUSSION TONIGHT?TELL THE FAMILY EVERYTHING
  • 00:16:46.623 --> 00:16:47.457
  • TELL THE FAMILY EVERYTHINGYOU KNOW ABOUT THE
  • 00:16:47.457 --> 00:16:49.059
  • YOU KNOW ABOUT THEGALAPAGOS ISLANDS."
  • 00:16:49.059 --> 00:16:52.029
  • GALAPAGOS ISLANDS."[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:16:52.029 --> 00:16:52.796
  • [LAUGHTER]I CAN TELL YOU ABOUT
  • 00:16:52.796 --> 00:16:53.330
  • I CAN TELL YOU ABOUT"GILLIGAN'S ISLAND,"
  • 00:16:53.330 --> 00:16:54.231
  • "GILLIGAN'S ISLAND,"DADDY.
  • 00:16:54.231 --> 00:16:55.232
  • DADDY.IT WAS A THREE-HOUR TOUR.
  • 00:16:55.232 --> 00:16:57.167
  • IT WAS A THREE-HOUR TOUR.YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN?
  • 00:16:57.167 --> 00:16:57.834
  • YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN?[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:16:57.834 --> 00:16:58.568
  • [LAUGHTER]EVERY DAY, THEY BUILT
  • 00:16:58.568 --> 00:16:59.903
  • EVERY DAY, THEY BUILTINSIDE OF US, EVERY DAY,
  • 00:16:59.903 --> 00:17:00.971
  • INSIDE OF US, EVERY DAY,THE EXPECTATION THAT
  • 00:17:00.971 --> 00:17:03.473
  • THE EXPECTATION THATYOU'RE GOING SOMEPLACE.
  • 00:17:03.473 --> 00:17:04.207
  • YOU'RE GOING SOMEPLACE.MY FATHER AND MOTHER WERE
  • 00:17:04.207 --> 00:17:05.175
  • MY FATHER AND MOTHER WERENOT INTERESTED IN REARING
  • 00:17:05.175 --> 00:17:06.410
  • NOT INTERESTED IN REARINGBLACK MEN.
  • 00:17:06.410 --> 00:17:07.244
  • BLACK MEN.OH, MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT.
  • 00:17:07.244 --> 00:17:08.211
  • OH, MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT.THEY WERE INTERESTED IN
  • 00:17:08.211 --> 00:17:10.147
  • THEY WERE INTERESTED INREARING GODLY, GREAT MEN
  • 00:17:10.147 --> 00:17:11.348
  • REARING GODLY, GREAT MENWHO WOULD IMPACT THE WORLD.
  • 00:17:11.348 --> 00:17:12.816
  • WHO WOULD IMPACT THE WORLD.YOU KNOW, THEY WEREN'T
  • 00:17:12.816 --> 00:17:14.351
  • YOU KNOW, THEY WEREN'TINTERESTED IN BEING OUR BUDDY.
  • 00:17:14.351 --> 00:17:15.485
  • INTERESTED IN BEING OUR BUDDY.HOW CAN YOU BE A BUDDY TO
  • 00:17:15.485 --> 00:17:16.920
  • HOW CAN YOU BE A BUDDY TOA SEVEN-YEAR-OLD KID?
  • 00:17:16.920 --> 00:17:19.623
  • A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD KID?YOU KNOW, THERE WILL BE
  • 00:17:19.623 --> 00:17:20.857
  • YOU KNOW, THERE WILL BETIME FOR THAT BUDDY THING
  • 00:17:20.857 --> 00:17:21.525
  • TIME FOR THAT BUDDY THINGLATER, BUT THEY WERE
  • 00:17:21.525 --> 00:17:22.192
  • LATER, BUT THEY WEREINTERESTED IN MAKING SURE
  • 00:17:22.192 --> 00:17:23.293
  • INTERESTED IN MAKING SUREWE TOLD THE TRUTH, THOUGHT
  • 00:17:23.293 --> 00:17:24.127
  • WE TOLD THE TRUTH, THOUGHTTHE BEST OF PEOPLE, DID
  • 00:17:24.127 --> 00:17:25.195
  • THE BEST OF PEOPLE, DIDWHAT WE SAID WE WERE GONNA DO.
  • 00:17:25.195 --> 00:17:27.497
  • WHAT WE SAID WE WERE GONNA DO.I'M 63 YEARS OLD.
  • 00:17:27.497 --> 00:17:28.598
  • I'M 63 YEARS OLD.ISN'T IT AMAZING?
  • 00:17:28.598 --> 00:17:30.300
  • ISN'T IT AMAZING?I CANNOT GET AWAY FROM
  • 00:17:30.300 --> 00:17:31.635
  • I CANNOT GET AWAY FROMTHOSE BASIC VALUES.
  • 00:17:31.635 --> 00:17:32.436
  • THOSE BASIC VALUES.IF I TELL YOU, LAURIE, I'M
  • 00:17:32.436 --> 00:17:33.370
  • IF I TELL YOU, LAURIE, I'MGONNA DO SOMETHING, I DO
  • 00:17:33.370 --> 00:17:33.937
  • GONNA DO SOMETHING, I DOIT, COME HELL OR HIGH
  • 00:17:33.937 --> 00:17:34.771
  • IT, COME HELL OR HIGHWATER.
  • 00:17:34.771 --> 00:17:36.373
  • WATER.THAT GENERATION, THOSE
  • 00:17:36.373 --> 00:17:38.542
  • THAT GENERATION, THOSEWORLD WAR II, MOMS AND
  • 00:17:38.542 --> 00:17:40.277
  • WORLD WAR II, MOMS ANDDADS, THOSE MOMS AND DADS
  • 00:17:40.277 --> 00:17:42.012
  • DADS, THOSE MOMS AND DADSTHAT SURVIVED THE GREAT
  • 00:17:42.012 --> 00:17:43.947
  • THEY GREW THEIR CAPACITY
  • 00:17:45.649 --> 00:17:46.716
  • THEY GREW THEIR CAPACITYIN SUCH A WAY THAT I
  • 00:17:46.716 --> 00:17:47.617
  • IN SUCH A WAY THAT IACTUALLY THINK THEY MAY
  • 00:17:47.617 --> 00:17:48.251
  • ACTUALLY THINK THEY MAYHAVE HAD A BETTER QUALITY
  • 00:17:48.251 --> 00:17:49.820
  • HAVE HAD A BETTER QUALITYOF LIFE WITH LESS.
  • 00:17:49.820 --> 00:17:50.554
  • OF LIFE WITH LESS.THEY KEPT THEIR WORD.
  • 00:17:50.554 --> 00:17:52.222
  • THEY KEPT THEIR WORD.THEY DID WHAT THEY NEEDED
  • 00:17:52.222 --> 00:17:53.156
  • THEY DID WHAT THEY NEEDEDTO DO.
  • 00:17:53.156 --> 00:17:54.091
  • TO DO.THEY PROVIDED A ROOF OVER
  • 00:17:54.091 --> 00:17:54.858
  • THEY PROVIDED A ROOF OVEROUR HEADS.
  • 00:17:54.858 --> 00:17:55.559
  • OUR HEADS.THEY PROVIDED FOOD ON THE
  • 00:17:55.559 --> 00:17:56.593
  • THEY PROVIDED FOOD ON THETABLE.
  • 00:17:56.593 --> 00:17:57.828
  • THEY TOOK PRIDE IN DOING A
  • 00:17:59.096 --> 00:17:59.863
  • THEY TOOK PRIDE IN DOING AGOOD JOB.
  • 00:17:59.863 --> 00:18:01.465
  • GOOD JOB.WOULDN'T IT BE AMAZING IF
  • 00:18:01.465 --> 00:18:02.599
  • WOULDN'T IT BE AMAZING IFWE COULD SHOW UP AT WORK
  • 00:18:02.599 --> 00:18:04.434
  • WE COULD SHOW UP AT WORKWITHOUT A BIBLE AND
  • 00:18:04.434 --> 00:18:06.436
  • WITHOUT A BIBLE ANDOUTWORK EVERYBODY AT WORK?
  • 00:18:06.436 --> 00:18:07.471
  • OUTWORK EVERYBODY AT WORK?OH, COME ON.
  • 00:18:07.471 --> 00:18:09.339
  • OH, COME ON.WOULDN'T IT BE ABSOLUTELY
  • 00:18:09.339 --> 00:18:10.540
  • WOULDN'T IT BE ABSOLUTELYAMAZING IF WE'RE DOING
  • 00:18:10.540 --> 00:18:11.842
  • AMAZING IF WE'RE DOINGTHINGS LIKE PICKING UP THE
  • 00:18:11.842 --> 00:18:13.009
  • THINGS LIKE PICKING UP THEPAPER IN THE HALLWAY?
  • 00:18:13.009 --> 00:18:14.077
  • PAPER IN THE HALLWAY?YOU KNOW WHAT IT WOULD MEAN?
  • 00:18:14.077 --> 00:18:14.644
  • YOU KNOW WHAT IT WOULD MEAN?IT WOULD MEAN THAT WE
  • 00:18:14.644 --> 00:18:15.245
  • IT WOULD MEAN THAT WECHRISTIANS WOULDN'T HAVE
  • 00:18:15.245 --> 00:18:16.546
  • CHRISTIANS WOULDN'T HAVETIME TO GOSSIP AND GET IN
  • 00:18:16.546 --> 00:18:17.614
  • TIME TO GOSSIP AND GET INEVERYBODY ELSE'S BUSINESS
  • 00:18:17.614 --> 00:18:18.748
  • EVERYBODY ELSE'S BUSINESSBECAUSE WE'RE TOO BUSY
  • 00:18:18.748 --> 00:18:22.018
  • BECAUSE WE'RE TOO BUSYADVANCING THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
  • 00:18:22.018 --> 00:18:22.552
  • ADVANCING THE KINGDOM OF GOD.- MATT: I LIKE IT.
  • 00:18:22.552 --> 00:18:23.186
  • - MATT: I LIKE IT.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:18:23.186 --> 00:18:23.787
  • [APPLAUSE][LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:23.787 --> 00:18:24.888
  • [LAUGHTER]- RICK: HEY, YEAH, BABY.
  • 00:18:24.888 --> 00:18:25.355
  • - RICK: HEY, YEAH, BABY.- MATT: OKAY.
  • 00:18:25.355 --> 00:18:27.090
  • - MATT: OKAY.- LAURIE: I LOVE IT.
  • 00:18:27.090 --> 00:18:28.291
  • - LAURIE: I LOVE IT.- MATT: RICK, YOU'RE VERY
  • 00:18:28.291 --> 00:18:29.159
  • - MATT: RICK, YOU'RE VERYQUICKLY BECOMING MY BEST
  • 00:18:29.159 --> 00:18:29.626
  • QUICKLY BECOMING MY BESTFRIEND, OKAY?
  • 00:18:29.626 --> 00:18:31.661
  • FRIEND, OKAY?[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:31.661 --> 00:18:32.262
  • [LAUGHTER]BUT I WANNA CORRECT ONE
  • 00:18:32.262 --> 00:18:32.829
  • BUT I WANNA CORRECT ONETHING.
  • 00:18:32.829 --> 00:18:33.630
  • THING.OUR DADS WEREN'T ANYTHING
  • 00:18:33.630 --> 00:18:35.765
  • OUR DADS WEREN'T ANYTHINGALIKE.
  • 00:18:35.765 --> 00:18:36.299
  • ALIKE.- RICK: YEAH.
  • 00:18:36.299 --> 00:18:37.167
  • - RICK: YEAH.- MATT: MY DAD COULD NOT
  • 00:18:37.167 --> 00:18:37.801
  • - MATT: MY DAD COULD NOTCOOK AT ALL, OKAY?
  • 00:18:37.801 --> 00:18:38.301
  • COOK AT ALL, OKAY?[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:38.301 --> 00:18:39.836
  • [LAUGHTER]SO, IN FACT, I'M SITTIN'
  • 00:18:39.836 --> 00:18:42.072
  • SO, IN FACT, I'M SITTIN'HERE THINKIN' ABOUT THAT,
  • 00:18:42.072 --> 00:18:43.406
  • HERE THINKIN' ABOUT THAT,AND I'M NOT SURE I EVER
  • 00:18:43.406 --> 00:18:45.942
  • AND I'M NOT SURE I EVERSAW MY DAD COOK.
  • 00:18:45.942 --> 00:18:47.010
  • SAW MY DAD COOK.- LAURIE: YOU KNOW,
  • 00:18:47.010 --> 00:18:47.811
  • - LAURIE: YOU KNOW,I DON'T THINK I DID EITHER.
  • 00:18:47.811 --> 00:18:48.478
  • I DON'T THINK I DID EITHER.- MATT: LIKE, A GRILL AND
  • 00:18:48.478 --> 00:18:49.179
  • - MATT: LIKE, A GRILL ANDTHE WHOLE THING, I DON'T
  • 00:18:49.179 --> 00:18:49.813
  • THE WHOLE THING, I DON'TTHINK MY DAD EVER COOKED
  • 00:18:49.813 --> 00:18:50.247
  • THINK MY DAD EVER COOKEDANYTHING.
  • 00:18:50.247 --> 00:18:50.914
  • ANYTHING.- RICK: NOT ONCE?
  • 00:18:50.914 --> 00:18:52.649
  • - RICK: NOT ONCE?- MATT: SO IF MY MOM HAD
  • 00:18:52.649 --> 00:18:56.486
  • - MATT: SO IF MY MOM HADGONE, I WOULD'VE STARVED
  • 00:18:56.486 --> 00:18:57.420
  • GONE, I WOULD'VE STARVEDTO DEATH-- OKAY?
  • 00:18:57.420 --> 00:18:58.388
  • TO DEATH-- OKAY?-- IN OUR HOUSEHOLD.
  • 00:18:58.388 --> 00:18:59.489
  • -- IN OUR HOUSEHOLD.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:59.489 --> 00:19:01.291
  • [LAUGHTER]SO, LISTEN, THIS IS A
  • 00:19:01.291 --> 00:19:03.493
  • SO, LISTEN, THIS IS ASTORY THAT WE WANT TO
  • 00:19:03.493 --> 00:19:04.728
  • STORY THAT WE WANT TOUNFOLD, AND WHAT'S
  • 00:19:04.728 --> 00:19:05.295
  • UNFOLD, AND WHAT'SINTERESTING, I THINK,
  • 00:19:05.295 --> 00:19:06.963
  • INTERESTING, I THINK,ABOUT THIS STORY IS, IF
  • 00:19:06.963 --> 00:19:12.269
  • ABOUT THIS STORY IS, IFYOU'RE WATCHING THIS
  • 00:19:12.269 --> 00:19:13.436
  • YOU'RE WATCHING THISEVENING, TONIGHT WITH
  • 00:19:13.436 --> 00:19:14.571
  • EVENING, TONIGHT WITHDR. RICK RIGSBY-- IS GOING
  • 00:19:14.571 --> 00:19:17.541
  • DR. RICK RIGSBY-- IS GOINGTO IMPACT YOU NO MATTER
  • 00:19:17.541 --> 00:19:19.075
  • TO IMPACT YOU NO MATTERWHERE YOU ARE.
  • 00:19:19.075 --> 00:19:20.577
  • WHERE YOU ARE.YOU MIGHT BE A CEO,
  • 00:19:20.577 --> 00:19:22.312
  • YOU MIGHT BE A CEO,THINKING ABOUT A NEW
  • 00:19:22.312 --> 00:19:25.482
  • THINKING ABOUT A NEWCORPORATION TO ACQUIRE.
  • 00:19:25.482 --> 00:19:26.583
  • CORPORATION TO ACQUIRE.YOU MIGHT BE SOMEONE AT
  • 00:19:26.583 --> 00:19:29.553
  • YOU MIGHT BE SOMEONE ATTHE HEIGHT OF SOME AMAZING
  • 00:19:29.553 --> 00:19:30.120
  • THE HEIGHT OF SOME AMAZINGTHING GOING ON IN YOUR
  • 00:19:30.120 --> 00:19:32.389
  • THING GOING ON IN YOURLIFE, OR YOU MAY BE IN
  • 00:19:32.389 --> 00:19:34.090
  • LIFE, OR YOU MAY BE INPRISON, FEELING LIKE
  • 00:19:34.090 --> 00:19:35.225
  • PRISON, FEELING LIKEYOU'RE AT ROCK BOTTOM.
  • 00:19:35.225 --> 00:19:36.159
  • YOU'RE AT ROCK BOTTOM.WELL, GUESS WHAT?
  • 00:19:36.159 --> 00:19:37.160
  • WELL, GUESS WHAT?WE GOT ALL OF THAT WRAPPED
  • 00:19:37.160 --> 00:19:38.328
  • WE GOT ALL OF THAT WRAPPEDUP IN THIS ONE STORY RIGHT
  • 00:19:38.328 --> 00:19:40.297
  • UP IN THIS ONE STORY RIGHTHERE, RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:19:40.297 --> 00:19:41.865
  • HERE, RIGHT NOW.RICK RIGSBY, YOU'RE
  • 00:19:41.865 --> 00:19:43.300
  • RICK RIGSBY, YOU'REUNPACKING "LESSONS FROM A
  • 00:19:43.300 --> 00:19:45.035
  • UNPACKING "LESSONS FROM ATHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT,"
  • 00:19:45.035 --> 00:19:50.207
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT,"AN AMAZING BOOK AND CONTINUE
  • 00:19:50.207 --> 00:19:53.276
  • AN AMAZING BOOK AND CONTINUEWITH THE LESSONS FROM A
  • 00:19:53.276 --> 00:19:53.843
  • WITH THE LESSONS FROM ATHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT.
  • 00:19:53.843 --> 00:19:54.578
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT.- LAURIE: CAN I ASK YOU A
  • 00:19:54.578 --> 00:19:55.345
  • - LAURIE: CAN I ASK YOU AQUESTION?
  • 00:19:55.345 --> 00:19:55.812
  • QUESTION?- RICK: PLEASE.
  • 00:19:55.812 --> 00:19:56.346
  • - RICK: PLEASE.- LAURIE: WERE YOUR
  • 00:19:56.346 --> 00:19:57.747
  • - LAURIE: WERE YOURPARENTS-- WERE YOU RAISED
  • 00:19:57.747 --> 00:19:59.516
  • PARENTS-- WERE YOU RAISEDIN A CHRISTIAN HOME?
  • 00:19:59.516 --> 00:20:00.550
  • IN A CHRISTIAN HOME?- RICK: YES, MA'AM.
  • 00:20:00.550 --> 00:20:01.184
  • - RICK: YES, MA'AM.- LAURIE: OKAY, SO THAT--
  • 00:20:01.184 --> 00:20:01.785
  • - LAURIE: OKAY, SO THAT--YOU'RE ALL ABOUT THAT.
  • 00:20:01.785 --> 00:20:02.485
  • YOU'RE ALL ABOUT THAT.- RICK: YEAH, RAISED IN A
  • 00:20:02.485 --> 00:20:03.386
  • - RICK: YEAH, RAISED IN AGODLY, CHRISTIAN HOME.
  • 00:20:03.386 --> 00:20:06.790
  • GODLY, CHRISTIAN HOME.IN FACT, ONE OF THE
  • 00:20:06.790 --> 00:20:08.558
  • IN FACT, ONE OF THEEARLIEST LESSONS MY FATHER
  • 00:20:08.558 --> 00:20:09.192
  • EARLIEST LESSONS MY FATHERTAUGHT ME WAS "SON, DON'T
  • 00:20:09.192 --> 00:20:09.993
  • TAUGHT ME WAS "SON, DON'TEXPECT OTHER PEOPLE TO DO
  • 00:20:09.993 --> 00:20:10.927
  • EXPECT OTHER PEOPLE TO DOFOR YOU WHAT YOU OUGHT TO
  • 00:20:10.927 --> 00:20:11.428
  • FOR YOU WHAT YOU OUGHT TODO FOR YOURSELF."
  • 00:20:11.428 --> 00:20:13.730
  • DO FOR YOURSELF."AND HERE'S THE WAY THEY APPLY
  • 00:20:13.730 --> 00:20:14.531
  • AND HERE'S THE WAY THEY APPLYTHAT AND PUT HANDS AND
  • 00:20:14.531 --> 00:20:15.265
  • THAT AND PUT HANDS ANDFEET ON IT.
  • 00:20:15.265 --> 00:20:16.800
  • FEET ON IT.MY MOTHER REALIZED THAT MY
  • 00:20:16.800 --> 00:20:18.168
  • MY MOTHER REALIZED THAT MYBROTHER WAS VERY TALKATIVE
  • 00:20:18.168 --> 00:20:19.636
  • BROTHER WAS VERY TALKATIVEAND VERY ARGUMENTATIVE,
  • 00:20:19.636 --> 00:20:21.071
  • AND VERY ARGUMENTATIVE,AND SHE PUSHED HIM TO A
  • 00:20:21.071 --> 00:20:22.872
  • AND SHE PUSHED HIM TO ACAREER IN LAW.
  • 00:20:22.872 --> 00:20:23.340
  • CAREER IN LAW.HE'S A JUDGE.
  • 00:20:23.340 --> 00:20:24.541
  • HE'S A JUDGE.MY MOTHER REALIZED THE
  • 00:20:24.541 --> 00:20:25.375
  • MY MOTHER REALIZED THEONLY THING I KNEW HOW TO
  • 00:20:25.375 --> 00:20:26.876
  • ONLY THING I KNEW HOW TODO WAS TALK.
  • 00:20:26.876 --> 00:20:27.911
  • DO WAS TALK.I TALK, TALK, TALK.
  • 00:20:27.911 --> 00:20:28.712
  • I TALK, TALK, TALK.SO SHE SAID, "YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:20:28.712 --> 00:20:30.213
  • SO SHE SAID, "YOU'RE NOTJUST GONNA BE IN SCHOOL.
  • 00:20:30.213 --> 00:20:30.981
  • JUST GONNA BE IN SCHOOL.YOU'RE GONNA BE THE CLASS
  • 00:20:30.981 --> 00:20:31.514
  • YOU'RE GONNA BE THE CLASSPRESIDENT.
  • 00:20:31.514 --> 00:20:33.383
  • PRESIDENT.YOU'RE NOT JUST GONNA BE
  • 00:20:33.383 --> 00:20:33.950
  • YOU'RE NOT JUST GONNA BEON THE FOOTBALL TEAM.
  • 00:20:33.950 --> 00:20:35.485
  • ON THE FOOTBALL TEAM.YOU NEED TO TALK AS THE
  • 00:20:35.485 --> 00:20:36.219
  • YOU NEED TO TALK AS THECAPTAIN BECAUSE THE
  • 00:20:36.219 --> 00:20:37.354
  • CAPTAIN BECAUSE THECAPTAIN HAS TO TALK."
  • 00:20:37.354 --> 00:20:38.255
  • CAPTAIN HAS TO TALK."I COULDN'T JUST BE ON THE
  • 00:20:38.255 --> 00:20:39.756
  • I COULDN'T JUST BE ON THEUSHER BOARD AT GOOD
  • 00:20:39.756 --> 00:20:40.323
  • USHER BOARD AT GOODSAMARITAN MISSIONARY
  • 00:20:40.323 --> 00:20:41.291
  • SAMARITAN MISSIONARYBAPTIST CHURCH,
  • 00:20:41.291 --> 00:20:41.825
  • BAPTIST CHURCH,407 CAPITAL STREET,
  • 00:20:41.825 --> 00:20:42.525
  • 407 CAPITAL STREET,VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA.
  • 00:20:42.525 --> 00:20:43.760
  • VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:20:43.760 --> 00:20:44.294
  • [LAUGHTER]COME ON, SOMEBODY.
  • 00:20:44.294 --> 00:20:46.429
  • COME ON, SOMEBODY.BUT I HAD TO BE THE
  • 00:20:46.429 --> 00:20:48.565
  • BUT I HAD TO BE THEPRESIDENT OF THE JUNIOR
  • 00:20:48.565 --> 00:20:49.599
  • PRESIDENT OF THE JUNIORUSHER BOARD BECAUSE THE
  • 00:20:49.599 --> 00:20:50.634
  • USHER BOARD BECAUSE THEPRESIDENT WOULD SAY,
  • 00:20:50.634 --> 00:20:51.301
  • PRESIDENT WOULD SAY,"WOULD ALL VISITORS PLEASE
  • 00:20:51.301 --> 00:20:52.102
  • "WOULD ALL VISITORS PLEASESTAND, FIRST GIVING HONOR
  • 00:20:52.102 --> 00:20:53.003
  • STAND, FIRST GIVING HONORTO GOD?"
  • 00:20:53.003 --> 00:20:54.104
  • TO GOD?"THE PASTOR, VISITORS, AND
  • 00:20:54.104 --> 00:20:54.904
  • THE PASTOR, VISITORS, ANDFRIENDS, I WAS GLAD WHEN
  • 00:20:54.904 --> 00:20:56.072
  • FRIENDS, I WAS GLAD WHENTHEY SAID UNTO ME, "LET US
  • 00:20:56.072 --> 00:20:57.007
  • THEY SAID UNTO ME, "LET USCOME INTO THE HOUSE OF THE
  • 00:20:57.007 --> 00:20:57.707
  • COME INTO THE HOUSE OF THELORD.
  • 00:20:57.707 --> 00:20:59.075
  • LORD.YOU CAME IN AS VISITORS,
  • 00:20:59.075 --> 00:20:59.843
  • YOU CAME IN AS VISITORS,YOU'RE GONNA LEAVE US
  • 00:20:59.843 --> 00:21:00.443
  • YOU'RE GONNA LEAVE USFRIENDS."
  • 00:21:00.443 --> 00:21:02.279
  • FRIENDS."[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:21:02.279 --> 00:21:04.381
  • [LAUGHTER]AND SO THEY TOOK-- LISTEN
  • 00:21:04.381 --> 00:21:05.181
  • AND SO THEY TOOK-- LISTENTO THE WISDOM HERE.
  • 00:21:05.181 --> 00:21:08.652
  • TO THE WISDOM HERE.THEY TOOK THE GIFTS THAT
  • 00:21:08.652 --> 00:21:10.854
  • THEY TOOK THE GIFTS THATGOD GAVE US, TAUGHT US THE
  • 00:21:10.854 --> 00:21:12.222
  • GOD GAVE US, TAUGHT US THEWORD OF GOD, CHALLENGED US
  • 00:21:12.222 --> 00:21:13.323
  • WORD OF GOD, CHALLENGED USTHAT THE WORD OF GOD WOULD
  • 00:21:13.323 --> 00:21:15.258
  • THAT THE WORD OF GOD WOULDGO RICHLY INSIDE OF US.
  • 00:21:15.258 --> 00:21:18.561
  • GO RICHLY INSIDE OF US.EVERY ONE OF THOSE CORE
  • 00:21:18.561 --> 00:21:19.229
  • EVERY ONE OF THOSE CORECOMPETENCIES FROM LESSONS,
  • 00:21:19.229 --> 00:21:19.896
  • COMPETENCIES FROM LESSONS,THOSE ARE BIBLICALLY BASED.
  • 00:21:19.896 --> 00:21:20.363
  • THOSE ARE BIBLICALLY BASED.LISTEN TO THIS:
  • 00:21:20.363 --> 00:21:23.033
  • LISTEN TO THIS:"SON, DON'T JUDGE.
  • 00:21:23.033 --> 00:21:23.633
  • "SON, DON'T JUDGE.YOUR FATHER HAS BEEN ALL
  • 00:21:23.633 --> 00:21:24.668
  • YOUR FATHER HAS BEEN ALLOVER THE WORLD.
  • 00:21:24.668 --> 00:21:25.669
  • OVER THE WORLD.I'VE SEEN GOOD AND BAD IN
  • 00:21:25.669 --> 00:21:26.469
  • I'VE SEEN GOOD AND BAD INEVERY SHADE.
  • 00:21:26.469 --> 00:21:28.104
  • EVERY SHADE.IF ALL YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU
  • 00:21:28.104 --> 00:21:29.472
  • IF ALL YOU SEE IS WHAT YOUSEE, YOU DON'T SEE ALL
  • 00:21:29.472 --> 00:21:30.407
  • SEE, YOU DON'T SEE ALLTHERE IS THAT NEEDS TO BE SEEN."
  • 00:21:30.407 --> 00:21:31.841
  • THERE IS THAT NEEDS TO BE SEEN."HERE'S A MAN THAT GREW
  • 00:21:31.841 --> 00:21:32.809
  • HERE'S A MAN THAT GREWUP IN A SEGREGATED AMERICA,
  • 00:21:32.809 --> 00:21:33.877
  • UP IN A SEGREGATED AMERICA,TELLING HIS KIDS,
  • 00:21:33.877 --> 00:21:34.944
  • TELLING HIS KIDS,"DON'T JUDGE."
  • 00:21:34.944 --> 00:21:36.379
  • "DON'T JUDGE."I WOULD CHALLENGE HIM.
  • 00:21:36.379 --> 00:21:37.514
  • I WOULD CHALLENGE HIM.I WOULD SAY, "DAD, BUT
  • 00:21:37.514 --> 00:21:38.982
  • I WOULD SAY, "DAD, BUTDIDN'T YOU HAVE TO GET OFF
  • 00:21:38.982 --> 00:21:40.083
  • DIDN'T YOU HAVE TO GET OFFTHE SIDEWALK TO ALLOW A
  • 00:21:40.083 --> 00:21:41.384
  • THE SIDEWALK TO ALLOW AWHITE MAN TO WALK ON?"
  • 00:21:41.384 --> 00:21:41.985
  • WHITE MAN TO WALK ON?"HE SAID, "THERE'S A WORD
  • 00:21:41.985 --> 00:21:42.886
  • HE SAID, "THERE'S A WORDFOR THAT: IT'S CALLED
  • 00:21:42.886 --> 00:21:43.353
  • FOR THAT: IT'S CALLED'HISTORY.'
  • 00:21:43.353 --> 00:21:44.287
  • 'HISTORY.'YOUR FATHER CHOOSES TO LIVE
  • 00:21:44.287 --> 00:21:45.255
  • YOUR FATHER CHOOSES TO LIVEIN THE PRESENT.
  • 00:21:45.255 --> 00:21:46.122
  • IN THE PRESENT.DON'T JUDGE.
  • 00:21:46.122 --> 00:21:47.624
  • DON'T JUDGE.SON, MAKE SURE YOU'RE AN
  • 00:21:47.624 --> 00:21:48.892
  • SON, MAKE SURE YOU'RE ANHOUR EARLY.
  • 00:21:48.892 --> 00:21:49.993
  • HOUR EARLY.YOU'D RATHER BE AN HOUR
  • 00:21:49.993 --> 00:21:50.994
  • YOU'D RATHER BE AN HOUREARLY THAN A MINUTE LATE."
  • 00:21:50.994 --> 00:21:52.028
  • EARLY THAN A MINUTE LATE."MY FATHER HAD THE
  • 00:21:52.028 --> 00:21:53.496
  • MY FATHER HAD THEBREAKFAST SHIFT.
  • 00:21:53.496 --> 00:21:54.230
  • BREAKFAST SHIFT.HE HAD TO BE AT CALIFORNIA
  • 00:21:54.230 --> 00:21:55.298
  • HE HAD TO BE AT CALIFORNIAMARITIME ACADEMY AT 5
  • 00:21:55.298 --> 00:21:56.433
  • MARITIME ACADEMY AT 5O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING.
  • 00:21:56.433 --> 00:21:58.201
  • O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING.MY MOTHER SAID, FOR 30
  • 00:21:58.201 --> 00:22:00.136
  • MY MOTHER SAID, FOR 30YEARS, HE LEFT AT 3:30 IN
  • 00:22:00.136 --> 00:22:00.804
  • YEARS, HE LEFT AT 3:30 INTHE MORNING.
  • 00:22:00.804 --> 00:22:01.438
  • THE MORNING.SHE ASKED HIM ONE DAY,
  • 00:22:01.438 --> 00:22:02.405
  • SHE ASKED HIM ONE DAY,"WHY DO YOU LEAVE SO EARLY?"
  • 00:22:02.405 --> 00:22:03.640
  • "WHY DO YOU LEAVE SO EARLY?"LISTEN TO HIS RESPONSE:
  • 00:22:03.640 --> 00:22:04.674
  • LISTEN TO HIS RESPONSE:"ONE OF THESE DAYS, ONE OF
  • 00:22:04.674 --> 00:22:06.242
  • "ONE OF THESE DAYS, ONE OFMY BOYS WILL BE UP AND
  • 00:22:06.242 --> 00:22:07.043
  • MY BOYS WILL BE UP ANDCATCH ME IN THE ACT OF
  • 00:22:07.043 --> 00:22:08.178
  • CATCH ME IN THE ACT OFEXCELLENCE."
  • 00:22:08.178 --> 00:22:09.112
  • EXCELLENCE."- MATT: WOW.
  • 00:22:09.112 --> 00:22:09.746
  • - MATT: WOW.- RICK: WHAT'S THE POINT?
  • 00:22:09.746 --> 00:22:10.613
  • - RICK: WHAT'S THE POINT?HOW YOU DO ANYTHING IS HOW
  • 00:22:10.613 --> 00:22:12.215
  • HOW YOU DO ANYTHING IS HOWYOU DO EVERYTHING.
  • 00:22:12.215 --> 00:22:14.117
  • YOU DO EVERYTHING.PARALLEL THAT TO
  • 00:22:14.117 --> 00:22:15.285
  • PARALLEL THAT TOCOLOSSIANS CHAPTER NUMBER 3.
  • 00:22:15.285 --> 00:22:17.454
  • COLOSSIANS CHAPTER NUMBER 3.PARALLEL NOT JUDGING TO
  • 00:22:17.454 --> 00:22:20.056
  • PARALLEL NOT JUDGING TOJESUS AND A WOMAN AT THE WELL.
  • 00:22:20.056 --> 00:22:21.758
  • JESUS AND A WOMAN AT THE WELL.LISTEN TO THIS: "SON, KIND
  • 00:22:21.758 --> 00:22:22.659
  • LISTEN TO THIS: "SON, KINDDEEDS ARE NEVER LOST.
  • 00:22:22.659 --> 00:22:24.361
  • DEEDS ARE NEVER LOST.BE KIND."
  • 00:22:24.361 --> 00:22:25.628
  • BE KIND."I REMEMBER MOTHER TERESA
  • 00:22:25.628 --> 00:22:26.930
  • I REMEMBER MOTHER TERESASAYING ON ONE OCCASION,
  • 00:22:26.930 --> 00:22:28.064
  • SAYING ON ONE OCCASION,"BE KIND TO PEOPLE EVEN
  • 00:22:28.064 --> 00:22:29.332
  • "BE KIND TO PEOPLE EVENIF THEY'RE NOT
  • 00:22:29.332 --> 00:22:30.333
  • IF THEY'RE NOTKIND TO YOU.
  • 00:22:30.333 --> 00:22:31.768
  • KIND TO YOU.BE KIND TO THEM."
  • 00:22:31.768 --> 00:22:33.203
  • BE KIND TO THEM.""SON, MAKE SURE YOUR SERVANT'S
  • 00:22:33.203 --> 00:22:37.507
  • "SON, MAKE SURE YOUR SERVANT'STOWEL IS BIGGER THAN YOUR EGO."
  • 00:22:37.507 --> 00:22:38.141
  • TOWEL IS BIGGER THAN YOUR EGO."AND THIS FAMOUS QUOTE FROM
  • 00:22:38.141 --> 00:22:39.008
  • AND THIS FAMOUS QUOTE FROMTHIS PHILOSOPHER I CALL
  • 00:22:39.008 --> 00:22:40.009
  • THIS PHILOSOPHER I CALL"ANONYMOUS," "EGO IS THE
  • 00:22:40.009 --> 00:22:42.479
  • "ANONYMOUS," "EGO IS THEANESTHESIA THAT DEADENS
  • 00:22:42.479 --> 00:22:43.179
  • ANESTHESIA THAT DEADENSTHE PAIN OF STUPIDITY."
  • 00:22:43.179 --> 00:22:44.848
  • THE PAIN OF STUPIDITY."[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:22:44.848 --> 00:22:46.449
  • [LAUGHTER]ISN'T THAT AWESOME?
  • 00:22:46.449 --> 00:22:47.417
  • ISN'T THAT AWESOME?THE THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT--
  • 00:22:47.417 --> 00:22:49.652
  • THE THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT--YOU KNOW WHAT THE
  • 00:22:49.652 --> 00:22:50.553
  • YOU KNOW WHAT THETHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT WOULD
  • 00:22:50.553 --> 00:22:51.554
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT WOULDSAY?
  • 00:22:51.554 --> 00:22:52.188
  • SAY?"WHEN YOU'RE SERVING OTHER
  • 00:22:52.188 --> 00:22:52.756
  • "WHEN YOU'RE SERVING OTHERPEOPLE, YOU HAVE VERY
  • 00:22:52.756 --> 00:22:53.456
  • PEOPLE, YOU HAVE VERYLITTLE TIME TO PROMOTE
  • 00:22:53.456 --> 00:22:54.057
  • LITTLE TIME TO PROMOTEYOURSELF."
  • 00:22:54.057 --> 00:22:54.624
  • YOURSELF."- MATT: WOW.
  • 00:22:54.624 --> 00:22:55.725
  • - MATT: WOW.- RICK: ALWAYS MAKE SURE
  • 00:22:55.725 --> 00:22:56.493
  • - RICK: ALWAYS MAKE SUREYOUR SERVANT'S TOWEL IS
  • 00:22:56.493 --> 00:22:59.095
  • YOUR SERVANT'S TOWEL ISBIGGER THAN YOUR EGO.
  • 00:22:59.095 --> 00:23:00.330
  • BIGGER THAN YOUR EGO.I WAS IN TELEVISION AROUND
  • 00:23:00.330 --> 00:23:01.831
  • I WAS IN TELEVISION AROUNDTHE SAME TIME PAUL AND JAN
  • 00:23:01.831 --> 00:23:03.233
  • THE SAME TIME PAUL AND JANWERE STARTING ON CHANNEL 40.
  • 00:23:03.233 --> 00:23:04.934
  • WERE STARTING ON CHANNEL 40.I WAS IN TV DURING THAT
  • 00:23:04.934 --> 00:23:05.902
  • I WAS IN TV DURING THATTIME, AND THE EGO IS
  • 00:23:05.902 --> 00:23:06.636
  • TIME, AND THE EGO ISGROWING AND GROWING AND
  • 00:23:06.636 --> 00:23:07.737
  • GROWING AND GROWING ANDGROWING, AND I GOT A
  • 00:23:07.737 --> 00:23:08.605
  • GROWING, AND I GOT ATHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT
  • 00:23:08.605 --> 00:23:09.672
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUTSAYING, "LISTEN, SON, LET
  • 00:23:09.672 --> 00:23:11.508
  • SAYING, "LISTEN, SON, LETME CHALLENGE YOU TO LOOK
  • 00:23:11.508 --> 00:23:12.675
  • ME CHALLENGE YOU TO LOOKFOR WAYS THAT YOU CAN SERVE."
  • 00:23:12.675 --> 00:23:13.843
  • FOR WAYS THAT YOU CAN SERVE."I WANNA TELL YOU A STORY
  • 00:23:13.843 --> 00:23:15.178
  • I WANNA TELL YOU A STORYTHAT IT'S VERY HUMILIATING.
  • 00:23:15.178 --> 00:23:16.646
  • THAT IT'S VERY HUMILIATING.I FLY A LOT, JUST LIKE
  • 00:23:16.646 --> 00:23:18.748
  • I FLY A LOT, JUST LIKEY'ALL, AND I LOVE WHEN
  • 00:23:18.748 --> 00:23:20.316
  • Y'ALL, AND I LOVE WHENTHEY ANNOUNCE, "AND NOW
  • 00:23:20.316 --> 00:23:22.719
  • THEY ANNOUNCE, "AND NOWTHE CONCIERGE PASSENGERS
  • 00:23:22.719 --> 00:23:24.754
  • THE CONCIERGE PASSENGERSMAY FIRST BOARD THE
  • 00:23:24.754 --> 00:23:25.388
  • MAY FIRST BOARD THEPLANE," BECAUSE YOU HAVE A
  • 00:23:25.388 --> 00:23:26.122
  • PLANE," BECAUSE YOU HAVE ACERTAIN WAY IN WHICH YOU
  • 00:23:26.122 --> 00:23:27.457
  • CERTAIN WAY IN WHICH YOUGET ON THE PLANE BECAUSE
  • 00:23:27.457 --> 00:23:29.459
  • GET ON THE PLANE BECAUSEYOU'RE SPECIAL BECAUSE
  • 00:23:29.459 --> 00:23:30.160
  • YOU'RE SPECIAL BECAUSEYOU'RE GETTING ON THE
  • 00:23:30.160 --> 00:23:31.227
  • YOU'RE GETTING ON THEPLANE FIRST, AND YOU BUY
  • 00:23:31.227 --> 00:23:32.996
  • PLANE FIRST, AND YOU BUYINTO THAT IF YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:23:32.996 --> 00:23:34.030
  • INTO THAT IF YOU'RE NOTSOLID IN THE WORD.
  • 00:23:34.030 --> 00:23:35.398
  • SOLID IN THE WORD.AND, FOR YEARS, I BOUGHT
  • 00:23:35.398 --> 00:23:36.866
  • AND, FOR YEARS, I BOUGHTINTO THAT, AND A COUPLE OF
  • 00:23:36.866 --> 00:23:37.834
  • INTO THAT, AND A COUPLE OFYEARS AGO, I HEARD MY
  • 00:23:37.834 --> 00:23:39.169
  • YEARS AGO, I HEARD MYFATHER'S VOICE SAYING,
  • 00:23:39.169 --> 00:23:40.370
  • FATHER'S VOICE SAYING,"YOU KNOW, YOU'RE WALKING
  • 00:23:40.370 --> 00:23:42.338
  • "YOU KNOW, YOU'RE WALKINGRIGHT BY PEOPLE WHO HAVE
  • 00:23:42.338 --> 00:23:44.808
  • RIGHT BY PEOPLE WHO HAVELUGGAGE, WHO HAVE CHILDREN
  • 00:23:44.808 --> 00:23:45.542
  • LUGGAGE, WHO HAVE CHILDRENAND TRYING TO NEGOTIATE A
  • 00:23:45.542 --> 00:23:47.143
  • AND TRYING TO NEGOTIATE ASTROLLER, FOLKS THAT ARE
  • 00:23:47.143 --> 00:23:48.445
  • STROLLER, FOLKS THAT AREDISABLED AND HAVE CANES
  • 00:23:48.445 --> 00:23:50.447
  • DISABLED AND HAVE CANESAND TRYING TO NEGOTIATE A
  • 00:23:50.447 --> 00:23:51.948
  • AND TRYING TO NEGOTIATE ACANE AND--" BUT JUST KEEP
  • 00:23:51.948 --> 00:23:53.883
  • CANE AND--" BUT JUST KEEPWALKING BY THEM.
  • 00:23:53.883 --> 00:23:54.851
  • WALKING BY THEM.MY CONCERN TODAY IS THAT
  • 00:23:54.851 --> 00:23:55.985
  • MY CONCERN TODAY IS THATTHE CHURCH IS JUST WALKIN'
  • 00:23:55.985 --> 00:23:57.854
  • THE CHURCH IS JUST WALKIN'RIGHT BY FOLKS, AND JESUS
  • 00:23:57.854 --> 00:24:00.523
  • RIGHT BY FOLKS, AND JESUSWOULD NEVER PUT EARBUDS IN
  • 00:24:00.523 --> 00:24:03.393
  • WOULD NEVER PUT EARBUDS INHIS EARS AND EYE COVERS ON
  • 00:24:03.393 --> 00:24:04.527
  • HIS EARS AND EYE COVERS ONAND JUST WALK RIGHT BY.
  • 00:24:04.527 --> 00:24:05.161
  • AND JUST WALK RIGHT BY.SO THE MESSAGE TO THE
  • 00:24:05.161 --> 00:24:07.096
  • SO THE MESSAGE TO THECHURCH, "GET IN THERE.
  • 00:24:07.096 --> 00:24:08.431
  • CHURCH, "GET IN THERE.GET FILLED WITH THE WORD.
  • 00:24:08.431 --> 00:24:09.532
  • GET FILLED WITH THE WORD.THERE'S NOTHING LIKE THE
  • 00:24:09.532 --> 00:24:10.400
  • THERE'S NOTHING LIKE THELOCAL CHURCH, AND LEAVE AS
  • 00:24:10.400 --> 00:24:11.734
  • LOCAL CHURCH, AND LEAVE ASSOON AS YOU CAN."
  • 00:24:11.734 --> 00:24:13.536
  • SOON AS YOU CAN."WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER CHURCH
  • 00:24:13.536 --> 00:24:15.672
  • WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER CHURCHWITH ANOTHER PROGRAM.
  • 00:24:15.672 --> 00:24:16.539
  • WITH ANOTHER PROGRAM.I HEAR FOLKS ALL THE TIME
  • 00:24:16.539 --> 00:24:17.841
  • I HEAR FOLKS ALL THE TIMESAYING, "WELL, I'M ON THE
  • 00:24:17.841 --> 00:24:18.975
  • SAYING, "WELL, I'M ON THEWINDOW-WASHING PROGRAM."
  • 00:24:18.975 --> 00:24:20.343
  • WINDOW-WASHING PROGRAM."WELL, WASH THE WINDOWS AT
  • 00:24:20.343 --> 00:24:21.611
  • WELL, WASH THE WINDOWS ATYOUR CHURCH, THEN LEAVE
  • 00:24:21.611 --> 00:24:22.612
  • YOUR CHURCH, THEN LEAVEAND WASH ETHEL'S WINDOWS.
  • 00:24:22.612 --> 00:24:23.813
  • AND WASH ETHEL'S WINDOWS.GO AROUND THE CORNER, AND
  • 00:24:23.813 --> 00:24:25.114
  • GO AROUND THE CORNER, ANDTHE NEIGHBORS YOU DON'T
  • 00:24:25.114 --> 00:24:26.115
  • THE NEIGHBORS YOU DON'TLIKE, SHOW UP AND WASH
  • 00:24:26.115 --> 00:24:27.150
  • LIKE, SHOW UP AND WASHTHEIR WINDOWS.
  • 00:24:27.150 --> 00:24:28.585
  • THEIR WINDOWS.SO I'M LEARNING THESE
  • 00:24:28.585 --> 00:24:29.352
  • SO I'M LEARNING THESELESSONS FROM THIS
  • 00:24:29.352 --> 00:24:30.653
  • LESSONS FROM THISTHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT.
  • 00:24:30.653 --> 00:24:33.456
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT."SON, IF YOU'RE GONNA DO A
  • 00:24:33.456 --> 00:24:34.257
  • "SON, IF YOU'RE GONNA DO AJOB, YOU DO IT TO THE BEST
  • 00:24:34.257 --> 00:24:35.992
  • JOB, YOU DO IT TO THE BESTOF YOUR ABILITY."
  • 00:24:35.992 --> 00:24:37.460
  • OF YOUR ABILITY."I HATED THIS, OVER AND OVER,
  • 00:24:37.460 --> 00:24:38.628
  • I HATED THIS, OVER AND OVER,FOR 18 YEARS, "DO IT AGAIN.
  • 00:24:38.628 --> 00:24:39.696
  • FOR 18 YEARS, "DO IT AGAIN.THAT'S NOT GOOD ENOUGH.
  • 00:24:39.696 --> 00:24:41.531
  • THAT'S NOT GOOD ENOUGH.DO IT AGAIN."
  • 00:24:41.531 --> 00:24:43.266
  • DO IT AGAIN."HE WAS PLACING A DEMAND UPON ME.
  • 00:24:43.266 --> 00:24:44.667
  • HE WAS PLACING A DEMAND UPON ME.HE WAS PLACING A DEMAND
  • 00:24:44.667 --> 00:24:47.770
  • HE WAS PLACING A DEMANDTHAT WAS SO PROFOUND THAT
  • 00:24:47.770 --> 00:24:48.705
  • THAT WAS SO PROFOUND THATTHAT DEMAND HAS NOW BEEN
  • 00:24:48.705 --> 00:24:49.572
  • THAT DEMAND HAS NOW BEENPLACED UPON HIS GRANDSONS
  • 00:24:49.572 --> 00:24:51.107
  • PLACED UPON HIS GRANDSONSAND HIS
  • 00:24:51.107 --> 00:24:52.175
  • AND HISGREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.
  • 00:24:52.175 --> 00:24:53.076
  • GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.IT'S GENERATIONAL.
  • 00:24:53.076 --> 00:24:54.911
  • IT'S GENERATIONAL.THE WORD OF GOD IS RIGHT.
  • 00:24:54.911 --> 00:24:56.279
  • THE WORD OF GOD IS RIGHT.DEUTERONOMY 6, TRAIN THEM
  • 00:24:56.279 --> 00:24:58.515
  • DEUTERONOMY 6, TRAIN THEMUP, COACH 'EM UP, TEACH
  • 00:24:58.515 --> 00:25:00.617
  • UP, COACH 'EM UP, TEACHTHEM, MODEL IT, LET YOUR
  • 00:25:00.617 --> 00:25:02.752
  • THEM, MODEL IT, LET YOURHOME SEE GOD SO THAT THE
  • 00:25:02.752 --> 00:25:05.088
  • HOME SEE GOD SO THAT THENEIGHBORHOOD CAN SEE GOD.
  • 00:25:05.088 --> 00:25:06.723
  • NEIGHBORHOOD CAN SEE GOD.AND THEN THE GREATEST
  • 00:25:06.723 --> 00:25:08.057
  • AND THEN THE GREATESTLESSON HE TAUGHT ME AT THE
  • 00:25:08.057 --> 00:25:09.559
  • LESSON HE TAUGHT ME AT THECASKET-- SO I GO AWAY TO
  • 00:25:09.559 --> 00:25:10.093
  • CASKET-- SO I GO AWAY TOCOLLEGE.
  • 00:25:10.093 --> 00:25:11.828
  • COLLEGE.I MEET TRINA, FALL IN
  • 00:25:11.828 --> 00:25:13.429
  • I MEET TRINA, FALL INLOVE, GET MARRIED.
  • 00:25:13.429 --> 00:25:14.364
  • LOVE, GET MARRIED.I START MY CAREER AS A
  • 00:25:14.364 --> 00:25:15.398
  • I START MY CAREER AS AREPORTER.
  • 00:25:15.398 --> 00:25:16.599
  • REPORTER.SHE WAS A REGISTERED NURSE.
  • 00:25:16.599 --> 00:25:18.835
  • SHE WAS A REGISTERED NURSE.WE'RE JUST ENJOYING THIS
  • 00:25:18.835 --> 00:25:20.036
  • WE'RE JUST ENJOYING THISFAIRY TALE OF A LIFE, AND
  • 00:25:20.036 --> 00:25:21.271
  • FAIRY TALE OF A LIFE, ANDTHEN SHE GETS SICK AND
  • 00:25:21.271 --> 00:25:22.205
  • THEN SHE GETS SICK ANDWOULD EVENTUALLY PASS
  • 00:25:22.205 --> 00:25:23.573
  • WOULD EVENTUALLY PASSAWAY.
  • 00:25:23.573 --> 00:25:24.908
  • AWAY.AND THAT THIRD-GRADE
  • 00:25:24.908 --> 00:25:26.776
  • AND THAT THIRD-GRADEDROPOUT I WAS TELLING
  • 00:25:26.776 --> 00:25:27.410
  • DROPOUT I WAS TELLINGY'ALL EARLIER, AT THE
  • 00:25:27.410 --> 00:25:28.511
  • Y'ALL EARLIER, AT THECASKET, I'M LOOKING AT THE
  • 00:25:28.511 --> 00:25:30.513
  • CASKET, I'M LOOKING AT THEREMAINS IN THE CASKET, AND
  • 00:25:30.513 --> 00:25:31.581
  • REMAINS IN THE CASKET, ANDI THINK I'M IN SOMEBODY
  • 00:25:31.581 --> 00:25:33.216
  • I THINK I'M IN SOMEBODYELSE'S NIGHTMARE, AND I
  • 00:25:33.216 --> 00:25:34.217
  • ELSE'S NIGHTMARE, AND ISAID, "DADDY, I'VE LOST HOPE."
  • 00:25:34.217 --> 00:25:34.751
  • SAID, "DADDY, I'VE LOST HOPE."HE SAID, "BOY, YOU
  • 00:25:34.751 --> 00:25:37.320
  • HE SAID, "BOY, YOUCAN'T LOSE SOMETHING GOD
  • 00:25:37.320 --> 00:25:38.555
  • CAN'T LOSE SOMETHING GODGAVE YOU."
  • 00:25:38.555 --> 00:25:39.088
  • GAVE YOU."- MATT: WOW.
  • 00:25:39.088 --> 00:25:39.656
  • - MATT: WOW.- RICK: "YOU'VE LOST
  • 00:25:39.656 --> 00:25:40.056
  • - RICK: "YOU'VE LOSTPERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:25:40.056 --> 00:25:41.057
  • PERSPECTIVE.YOU HAVEN'T LOST HOPE."
  • 00:25:41.057 --> 00:25:41.958
  • YOU HAVEN'T LOST HOPE."- MATT: BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:25:41.958 --> 00:25:42.825
  • - MATT: BEAUTIFUL.- RICK: I GO ALL OVER THE
  • 00:25:42.825 --> 00:25:43.960
  • - RICK: I GO ALL OVER THEWORLD, ENCOURAGING PEOPLE,
  • 00:25:43.960 --> 00:25:44.527
  • WORLD, ENCOURAGING PEOPLE,"IF YOU'RE STILL
  • 00:25:44.527 --> 00:25:45.128
  • "IF YOU'RE STILLBREATHING, IF YOU'RE
  • 00:25:45.128 --> 00:25:45.828
  • BREATHING, IF YOU'RELISTENING TO THIS MESSAGE,
  • 00:25:45.828 --> 00:25:47.931
  • LISTENING TO THIS MESSAGE,IF YOU'RE STILL LIVING,
  • 00:25:47.931 --> 00:25:48.731
  • IF YOU'RE STILL LIVING,YOU HAVEN'T LOST HOPE."
  • 00:25:48.731 --> 00:25:49.766
  • YOU HAVEN'T LOST HOPE."AND THEN HE TELLS ME THAT
  • 00:25:49.766 --> 00:25:51.334
  • AND THEN HE TELLS ME THATLAST LESSON THAT HE WOULD
  • 00:25:51.334 --> 00:25:54.170
  • LAST LESSON THAT HE WOULDTEACH ME, TO JUST KEEP
  • 00:25:54.170 --> 00:25:55.505
  • TEACH ME, TO JUST KEEPSTANDING, AND I KEPT
  • 00:25:55.505 --> 00:25:56.306
  • STANDING, AND I KEPTSTANDING, AND YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:25:56.306 --> 00:25:57.106
  • STANDING, AND YOU'RE NOTGONNA BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED.
  • 00:25:57.106 --> 00:25:59.709
  • GONNA BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED.A WHILE LATER, I START TO
  • 00:25:59.709 --> 00:26:00.743
  • A WHILE LATER, I START TOSPEAK AGAIN.
  • 00:26:00.743 --> 00:26:02.345
  • SPEAK AGAIN.I'M SPEAKING AT A BIBLE
  • 00:26:02.345 --> 00:26:03.713
  • I'M SPEAKING AT A BIBLESTUDY AT 6:30 IN THE
  • 00:26:03.713 --> 00:26:04.881
  • STUDY AT 6:30 IN THEMORNING, WHEN, ALL OF A
  • 00:26:04.881 --> 00:26:06.683
  • MORNING, WHEN, ALL OF ASUDDEN, I SPOT THE FINEST
  • 00:26:06.683 --> 00:26:07.517
  • SUDDEN, I SPOT THE FINESTWOMAN I'VE EVER MET IN MY
  • 00:26:07.517 --> 00:26:08.017
  • WOMAN I'VE EVER MET IN MYLIFE.
  • 00:26:08.017 --> 00:26:09.052
  • LIFE.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:26:09.052 --> 00:26:10.153
  • [LAUGHTER]MY FRIENDS CAN'T BELIEVE IT.
  • 00:26:10.153 --> 00:26:10.720
  • MY FRIENDS CAN'T BELIEVE IT.THEY CAN'T BELIEVE IT.
  • 00:26:10.720 --> 00:26:12.422
  • THEY CAN'T BELIEVE IT.IT'S LIKE YOUR STORY.
  • 00:26:12.422 --> 00:26:13.356
  • IT'S LIKE YOUR STORY.IT'S LIKE Y'ALL'S STORY.
  • 00:26:13.356 --> 00:26:14.757
  • IT'S LIKE Y'ALL'S STORY.MY FRIENDS ARE GOING, "TWO?
  • 00:26:14.757 --> 00:26:15.592
  • MY FRIENDS ARE GOING, "TWO?ARE YOU KIDDING ME?"
  • 00:26:15.592 --> 00:26:16.492
  • ARE YOU KIDDING ME?"[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:26:16.492 --> 00:26:19.696
  • [LAUGHTER]AND FIRST THING THAT JANET
  • 00:26:19.696 --> 00:26:20.830
  • AND FIRST THING THAT JANETDID AFTER WE GOT MARRIED
  • 00:26:20.830 --> 00:26:22.231
  • DID AFTER WE GOT MARRIEDWAS, SHE ADOPTED MY LITTLE
  • 00:26:22.231 --> 00:26:24.567
  • WAS, SHE ADOPTED MY LITTLEBOYS, FULFILLING TRINA'S
  • 00:26:24.567 --> 00:26:25.435
  • BOYS, FULFILLING TRINA'SLAST WISH THAT HER BABIES
  • 00:26:25.435 --> 00:26:25.969
  • LAST WISH THAT HER BABIESNOT GO THROUGH LIFE
  • 00:26:25.969 --> 00:26:26.869
  • NOT GO THROUGH LIFEWITHOUT A MOMMY.
  • 00:26:26.869 --> 00:26:27.770
  • WITHOUT A MOMMY.AND THEN WE HAD MORE
  • 00:26:27.770 --> 00:26:30.039
  • AND THEN WE HAD MORECHILDREN, AND NOW THEY
  • 00:26:30.039 --> 00:26:31.641
  • CHILDREN, AND NOW THEYRANGE FROM 37, ALL THE WAY
  • 00:26:31.641 --> 00:26:33.776
  • RANGE FROM 37, ALL THE WAYDOWN TO 19, WITH THEIR
  • 00:26:33.776 --> 00:26:34.644
  • DOWN TO 19, WITH THEIRWIVES AND WITH
  • 00:26:34.644 --> 00:26:35.211
  • WIVES AND WITHGRANDCHILDREN.
  • 00:26:35.211 --> 00:26:36.446
  • GRANDCHILDREN.THE BABIES ARE IN COLLEGE.
  • 00:26:36.446 --> 00:26:40.016
  • THE BABIES ARE IN COLLEGE.BUT MY STORY, PARALLELED
  • 00:26:40.016 --> 00:26:41.217
  • BUT MY STORY, PARALLELEDBY THOSE "LESSONS FROM A
  • 00:26:41.217 --> 00:26:42.118
  • BY THOSE "LESSONS FROM ATHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT," IS A
  • 00:26:42.118 --> 00:26:45.021
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT," IS ASTORY OF REDEMPTION.
  • 00:26:45.021 --> 00:26:47.023
  • STORY OF REDEMPTION.IT IS A STORY OF GRACE.
  • 00:26:47.023 --> 00:26:48.691
  • IT IS A STORY OF GRACE.IT IS A STORY OF MERCY,
  • 00:26:48.691 --> 00:26:50.293
  • IT IS A STORY OF MERCY,BUT THERE'S ALSO SOMETHING
  • 00:26:50.293 --> 00:26:52.228
  • BUT THERE'S ALSO SOMETHINGELSE: WHEN GOD SPEAKS
  • 00:26:52.228 --> 00:26:53.329
  • ELSE: WHEN GOD SPEAKSSOMETHING IN YOUR HEART,
  • 00:26:53.329 --> 00:26:54.097
  • SOMETHING IN YOUR HEART,HE DOESN'T PUT YOU ON A
  • 00:26:54.097 --> 00:26:54.631
  • HE DOESN'T PUT YOU ON ASHELF.
  • 00:26:54.631 --> 00:26:56.065
  • SHELF.YOU MIGHT THINK YOU'RE ON
  • 00:26:56.065 --> 00:26:57.100
  • YOU MIGHT THINK YOU'RE ONA SHELF.
  • 00:26:57.100 --> 00:26:58.768
  • A SHELF.I WAS REARED TO BE A WORLD
  • 00:26:58.768 --> 00:26:59.836
  • I WAS REARED TO BE A WORLDCHANGER, BUT I MADE SOME
  • 00:26:59.836 --> 00:27:02.472
  • CHANGER, BUT I MADE SOMEDECISIONS IN MY LIFE WHERE
  • 00:27:02.472 --> 00:27:04.107
  • DECISIONS IN MY LIFE WHEREI MADE LIFE ALL ABOUT ME.
  • 00:27:04.107 --> 00:27:06.275
  • I MADE LIFE ALL ABOUT ME.IT TOOK HITTING ROCK
  • 00:27:06.275 --> 00:27:07.710
  • IT TOOK HITTING ROCKBOTTOM BEFORE GOD SAID,
  • 00:27:07.710 --> 00:27:08.745
  • BOTTOM BEFORE GOD SAID,"ARE YOU READY TO LISTEN?"
  • 00:27:08.745 --> 00:27:09.946
  • "ARE YOU READY TO LISTEN?"OH, PEOPLE, SOMEBODY NEEDS
  • 00:27:09.946 --> 00:27:11.047
  • OH, PEOPLE, SOMEBODY NEEDSTO HEAR THIS IN THE
  • 00:27:11.047 --> 00:27:11.814
  • TO HEAR THIS IN THEAUDIENCE RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:27:11.814 --> 00:27:13.149
  • AUDIENCE RIGHT NOW.- MATT: YEAH, DO THAT.
  • 00:27:13.149 --> 00:27:13.716
  • - MATT: YEAH, DO THAT.- RICK: YOU KNOW, YOU
  • 00:27:13.716 --> 00:27:14.584
  • - RICK: YOU KNOW, YOUMIGHT NOT THINK THAT GOD
  • 00:27:14.584 --> 00:27:15.418
  • MIGHT NOT THINK THAT GODIS LISTENING TO YOU.
  • 00:27:15.418 --> 00:27:17.253
  • IS LISTENING TO YOU.YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE ANY
  • 00:27:17.253 --> 00:27:17.887
  • YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE ANYHOPE, NO REASON FOR WHICH
  • 00:27:17.887 --> 00:27:19.155
  • HOPE, NO REASON FOR WHICHTO HOPE.
  • 00:27:19.155 --> 00:27:20.957
  • TO HOPE.WHY DON'T YOU JUST PULL
  • 00:27:20.957 --> 00:27:22.025
  • WHY DON'T YOU JUST PULLOVER, GET IN THE BACKSEAT,
  • 00:27:22.025 --> 00:27:23.693
  • OVER, GET IN THE BACKSEAT,AND LET GOD DRIVE JUST A
  • 00:27:23.693 --> 00:27:24.527
  • AND LET GOD DRIVE JUST AFEW MILES?
  • 00:27:24.527 --> 00:27:25.128
  • FEW MILES?- MATT: COME ON, NOW.
  • 00:27:25.128 --> 00:27:26.195
  • - MATT: COME ON, NOW.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:27:26.195 --> 00:27:27.397
  • [APPLAUSE]- RICK: BECAUSE WHAT
  • 00:27:27.397 --> 00:27:28.731
  • - RICK: BECAUSE WHATHAPPENS IS THIS-- ISN'T
  • 00:27:28.731 --> 00:27:29.932
  • HAPPENS IS THIS-- ISN'TTHAT THE TRUTH?
  • 00:27:29.932 --> 00:27:30.433
  • THAT THE TRUTH?- MATT: YEAH.
  • 00:27:30.433 --> 00:27:30.900
  • - MATT: YEAH.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:27:30.900 --> 00:27:31.501
  • [APPLAUSE]- RICK: WHAT HAPPENS IS
  • 00:27:31.501 --> 00:27:32.802
  • - RICK: WHAT HAPPENS ISYOU CAN GET SO CAUGHT UP
  • 00:27:32.802 --> 00:27:34.003
  • YOU CAN GET SO CAUGHT UPIN BEING THIS AND SO
  • 00:27:34.003 --> 00:27:35.505
  • IN BEING THIS AND SOCAUGHT UP IN BEING THAT.
  • 00:27:35.505 --> 00:27:36.806
  • CAUGHT UP IN BEING THAT.YOU KNOW WHAT I USED TO DO?
  • 00:27:36.806 --> 00:27:37.607
  • YOU KNOW WHAT I USED TO DO?I'M EMBARRASSED TO TELL
  • 00:27:37.607 --> 00:27:38.274
  • I'M EMBARRASSED TO TELLY'ALL THIS, BUT MAYBE
  • 00:27:38.274 --> 00:27:40.610
  • Y'ALL THIS, BUT MAYBESOMEBODY WILL BE HELPED.
  • 00:27:40.610 --> 00:27:41.277
  • SOMEBODY WILL BE HELPED.HERE I AM, A YOUNG MINISTER.
  • 00:27:41.277 --> 00:27:42.578
  • HERE I AM, A YOUNG MINISTER.I CAN GATHER A CROWD WHEN
  • 00:27:42.578 --> 00:27:44.547
  • I CAN GATHER A CROWD WHENI PREACH.
  • 00:27:44.547 --> 00:27:45.481
  • I PREACH.YEARS LATER, I WOULD
  • 00:27:45.481 --> 00:27:47.717
  • YEARS LATER, I WOULDREALIZE THAT A MONKEY CAN
  • 00:27:47.717 --> 00:27:49.218
  • REALIZE THAT A MONKEY CANGATHER A CROWD, AND WHAT
  • 00:27:49.218 --> 00:27:50.586
  • GATHER A CROWD, AND WHATI'M TRYING TO SAY IS THIS,
  • 00:27:50.586 --> 00:27:51.587
  • I'M TRYING TO SAY IS THIS,AND Y'ALL HAVE SEEN IT.
  • 00:27:51.587 --> 00:27:52.488
  • AND Y'ALL HAVE SEEN IT.YOU'VE SEEN IT.
  • 00:27:52.488 --> 00:27:54.524
  • YOU'VE SEEN IT.I DIDN'T KNOW THE WORD OF
  • 00:27:54.524 --> 00:27:55.825
  • I DIDN'T KNOW THE WORD OFGOD BECAUSE I DIDN'T KNOW
  • 00:27:55.825 --> 00:27:56.626
  • GOD BECAUSE I DIDN'T KNOWGOD, BUT I WAS PREACHING.
  • 00:27:56.626 --> 00:27:58.361
  • GOD, BUT I WAS PREACHING.SO I WAS IN LOVE WITH MYSELF.
  • 00:27:58.361 --> 00:28:00.096
  • SO I WAS IN LOVE WITH MYSELF.I WAS IN LOVE WITH MY OWN
  • 00:28:00.096 --> 00:28:01.197
  • I WAS IN LOVE WITH MY OWNGLORY, AND I DIDN'T MIND
  • 00:28:01.197 --> 00:28:02.498
  • GLORY, AND I DIDN'T MINDANYBODY KNOWING IT.
  • 00:28:02.498 --> 00:28:03.499
  • ANYBODY KNOWING IT.I'M ON TELEVISION THROUGH
  • 00:28:03.499 --> 00:28:04.233
  • I'M ON TELEVISION THROUGHTHE WEEK.
  • 00:28:04.233 --> 00:28:05.435
  • THE WEEK.I'M PREACHING ON THE WEEKEND.
  • 00:28:05.435 --> 00:28:06.869
  • I'M PREACHING ON THE WEEKEND.THIS IS WHAT I WOULD HEAR
  • 00:28:06.869 --> 00:28:08.137
  • THIS IS WHAT I WOULD HEARGOD SAY: "I WANT MORE OF YOU."
  • 00:28:08.137 --> 00:28:09.305
  • GOD SAY: "I WANT MORE OF YOU."AND I WOULD RESPOND
  • 00:28:09.305 --> 00:28:12.041
  • AND I WOULD RESPONDBACK BY REDUCING HIS WORDS
  • 00:28:12.041 --> 00:28:13.743
  • BACK BY REDUCING HIS WORDSTO BITE-SIZED PORTIONS:
  • 00:28:13.743 --> 00:28:17.780
  • TO BITE-SIZED PORTIONS:"BUT, GOD, I'M THIS."
  • 00:28:17.780 --> 00:28:18.381
  • "BUT, GOD, I'M THIS."I WOULD LIST MY BIO, AND
  • 00:28:18.381 --> 00:28:19.015
  • I WOULD LIST MY BIO, ANDTHEN, ONE DAY, THE VOICE
  • 00:28:19.015 --> 00:28:19.582
  • THEN, ONE DAY, THE VOICESTOPPED, AND I FOUND
  • 00:28:19.582 --> 00:28:21.651
  • STOPPED, AND I FOUNDMYSELF IN A POSITION WHERE
  • 00:28:21.651 --> 00:28:22.819
  • MYSELF IN A POSITION WHEREFRIENDS COULDN'T HELP,
  • 00:28:22.819 --> 00:28:23.820
  • FRIENDS COULDN'T HELP,MONEY COULDN'T HELP,
  • 00:28:23.820 --> 00:28:24.554
  • MONEY COULDN'T HELP,STATUS COULDN'T HELP.
  • 00:28:24.554 --> 00:28:26.122
  • STATUS COULDN'T HELP.I'M AT ROCK BOTTOM, AND
  • 00:28:26.122 --> 00:28:27.457
  • I'M AT ROCK BOTTOM, ANDI'M DOING THIS-- I'M DOING
  • 00:28:27.457 --> 00:28:29.792
  • I'M DOING THIS-- I'M DOINGTHIS, LAURIE AND MATT: I'M
  • 00:28:29.792 --> 00:28:31.194
  • THIS, LAURIE AND MATT: I'MGOING, "HOW COULD YOU DO
  • 00:28:31.194 --> 00:28:33.463
  • GOING, "HOW COULD YOU DOTHIS TO ONE OF YOUR SERVANTS?"
  • 00:28:33.463 --> 00:28:34.697
  • THIS TO ONE OF YOUR SERVANTS?"AND WITH THIS HAND, I'M
  • 00:28:34.697 --> 00:28:36.766
  • AND WITH THIS HAND, I'MHOLDING ON WITH EVERY
  • 00:28:36.766 --> 00:28:38.935
  • HOLDING ON WITH EVERYOUNCE OF MY ENERGY, AND
  • 00:28:38.935 --> 00:28:40.436
  • OUNCE OF MY ENERGY, ANDTHAT, AT AGE 40, WAS THE
  • 00:28:40.436 --> 00:28:41.304
  • THAT, AT AGE 40, WAS THEBEGINNING OF MY CHRISTIAN
  • 00:28:41.304 --> 00:28:41.904
  • BEGINNING OF MY CHRISTIANJOURNEY.
  • 00:28:41.904 --> 00:28:43.773
  • JOURNEY.NOW, ALL OF A SUDDEN, AT
  • 00:28:43.773 --> 00:28:45.775
  • NOW, ALL OF A SUDDEN, ATROCK BOTTOM, WHERE YOU
  • 00:28:45.775 --> 00:28:46.743
  • ROCK BOTTOM, WHERE YOUCAN'T PROMOTE YOURSELF,
  • 00:28:46.743 --> 00:28:48.611
  • CAN'T PROMOTE YOURSELF,WHERE YOU'RE STRIPPED,
  • 00:28:48.611 --> 00:28:49.278
  • WHERE YOU'RE STRIPPED,WHERE YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW
  • 00:28:49.278 --> 00:28:50.346
  • WHERE YOU DON'T EVEN KNOWIF YOU'RE GONNA HAVE
  • 00:28:50.346 --> 00:28:51.647
  • IF YOU'RE GONNA HAVEANOTHER BREATH, WHERE YOU
  • 00:28:51.647 --> 00:28:53.549
  • WHERE YOU DON'T EVEN HAVE
  • 00:28:55.318 --> 00:28:56.586
  • WHERE YOU DON'T EVEN HAVEANY IDEA HOW YOU AND YOUR
  • 00:28:56.586 --> 00:28:57.186
  • ANY IDEA HOW YOU AND YOURBOYS ARE GONNA MAKE IT
  • 00:28:57.186 --> 00:28:59.522
  • BOYS ARE GONNA MAKE IT'CAUSE ALL YOU CAN DO IS
  • 00:28:59.522 --> 00:29:00.556
  • 'CAUSE ALL YOU CAN DO ISCRY EVERY NIGHT TOGETHER
  • 00:29:00.556 --> 00:29:01.891
  • CRY EVERY NIGHT TOGETHERIN THE SAME BED-- AND I
  • 00:29:01.891 --> 00:29:04.227
  • IN THE SAME BED-- AND IBEGAN CRYING OUT TO JESUS,
  • 00:29:04.227 --> 00:29:05.128
  • BEGAN CRYING OUT TO JESUS,AND I WANNA TELL YOU, HE
  • 00:29:05.128 --> 00:29:08.464
  • - MATT: COME ON, NOW.
  • 00:29:09.899 --> 00:29:11.367
  • - MATT: COME ON, NOW.- RICK: HE NEVER LEFT MY SIDE.
  • 00:29:11.367 --> 00:29:11.901
  • - RICK: HE NEVER LEFT MY SIDE.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:29:11.901 --> 00:29:14.137
  • [APPLAUSE]THAT'S A MESSAGE OF HOPE.
  • 00:29:14.137 --> 00:29:15.638
  • THAT'S A MESSAGE OF HOPE.THAT'S A MESSAGE OF HOPE.
  • 00:29:15.638 --> 00:29:16.172
  • THAT'S A MESSAGE OF HOPE.THAT'S A MESSAGE OF
  • 00:29:16.172 --> 00:29:17.173
  • THAT'S A MESSAGE OFREDEMPTION.
  • 00:29:17.173 --> 00:29:18.608
  • REDEMPTION.I DON'T CARE WHAT YOU'VE
  • 00:29:18.608 --> 00:29:20.276
  • I DON'T CARE WHAT YOU'VEDONE.
  • 00:29:20.276 --> 00:29:21.644
  • DONE.IT DOESN'T MATTER WHERE
  • 00:29:21.644 --> 00:29:25.214
  • IT DOESN'T MATTER WHEREYOU ARE TODAY.
  • 00:29:25.214 --> 00:29:25.848
  • YOU ARE TODAY.YOU CAN CALL OUT TO GOD.
  • 00:29:25.848 --> 00:29:26.349
  • YOU CAN CALL OUT TO GOD.I REMEMBER THIS.
  • 00:29:26.349 --> 00:29:28.050
  • I REMEMBER THIS.I REMEMBER THIS: I'M AT
  • 00:29:28.050 --> 00:29:29.452
  • I REMEMBER THIS: I'M ATTHE CASKET, AND GOD HAS
  • 00:29:29.452 --> 00:29:30.686
  • THE CASKET, AND GOD HASTHE NERVE TO SAY TO ME,
  • 00:29:30.686 --> 00:29:32.321
  • THE NERVE TO SAY TO ME,"DO YOU TRUST ME?"
  • 00:29:32.321 --> 00:29:34.056
  • "DO YOU TRUST ME?"AND I REMEMBER SAYING,
  • 00:29:34.056 --> 00:29:35.224
  • AND I REMEMBER SAYING,"I'M NOT REAL FOND OF YOU
  • 00:29:35.224 --> 00:29:37.493
  • "I'M NOT REAL FOND OF YOURIGHT NOW--" BE HONEST,
  • 00:29:37.493 --> 00:29:39.095
  • RIGHT NOW--" BE HONEST,AND HE'S A BIG GOD.
  • 00:29:39.095 --> 00:29:40.263
  • AND HE'S A BIG GOD.HE CAN HANDLE THAT--
  • 00:29:40.263 --> 00:29:41.697
  • HE CAN HANDLE THAT--"BUT I TRUST YOU."
  • 00:29:41.697 --> 00:29:42.698
  • "BUT I TRUST YOU."AND HE SAID THESE WORDS:
  • 00:29:42.698 --> 00:29:45.268
  • AND HE SAID THESE WORDS:"IF YOU TRUST ME,
  • 00:29:45.268 --> 00:29:46.869
  • "IF YOU TRUST ME,I'M GONNA TAKE YOUR PAIN,
  • 00:29:46.869 --> 00:29:47.904
  • I'M GONNA TAKE YOUR PAIN,AND IT WILL BE A SHOWCASE
  • 00:29:47.904 --> 00:29:50.006
  • AND IT WILL BE A SHOWCASEFOR MY GLORY FOR
  • 00:29:50.006 --> 00:29:50.573
  • FOR MY GLORY FORTHE WORLD TO SEE."
  • 00:29:50.573 --> 00:29:54.076
  • THE WORLD TO SEE."THAT WAS 23 YEARS AGO.
  • 00:29:54.076 --> 00:29:56.078
  • THAT WAS 23 YEARS AGO.EVERYWHERE I GO, PEOPLE
  • 00:29:56.078 --> 00:29:58.447
  • EVERYWHERE I GO, PEOPLEWILL SAY TO ME THEY'RE NOT
  • 00:29:58.447 --> 00:29:59.382
  • WILL SAY TO ME THEY'RE NOTINTERESTED IN BOOKS.
  • 00:29:59.382 --> 00:30:00.283
  • INTERESTED IN BOOKS.THEY'RE NOT INTERESTED IN
  • 00:30:00.283 --> 00:30:01.918
  • THEY'RE NOT INTERESTED INTELEVISION APPEARANCES.
  • 00:30:01.918 --> 00:30:02.552
  • TELEVISION APPEARANCES.THEY'RE NOT INTERESTED IN
  • 00:30:02.552 --> 00:30:03.452
  • THEY'RE NOT INTERESTED INALL THOSE THINGS THAT I
  • 00:30:03.452 --> 00:30:05.354
  • ALL THOSE THINGS THAT ITHOUGHT WERE SIGNIFICANT.
  • 00:30:05.354 --> 00:30:07.190
  • THOUGHT WERE SIGNIFICANT.THEY WILL SAY TO ME-- NOW,
  • 00:30:07.190 --> 00:30:08.124
  • THEY WILL SAY TO ME-- NOW,KEEP IN MIND, I'M IN
  • 00:30:08.124 --> 00:30:09.125
  • KEEP IN MIND, I'M INCORPORATE AMERICA.
  • 00:30:09.125 --> 00:30:10.293
  • CORPORATE AMERICA.THEY'LL SAY, "EXCUSE ME,
  • 00:30:10.293 --> 00:30:11.160
  • THEY'LL SAY, "EXCUSE ME,RICK, CAN I TALK TO YOU?
  • 00:30:11.160 --> 00:30:12.995
  • RICK, CAN I TALK TO YOU?IS THAT JESUS REAL, AND
  • 00:30:12.995 --> 00:30:14.363
  • IS THAT JESUS REAL, ANDCAN HE HELP ME?"
  • 00:30:14.363 --> 00:30:17.834
  • CAN HE HELP ME?"WE GO THROUGH DIFFICULT
  • 00:30:17.834 --> 00:30:20.670
  • WE GO THROUGH DIFFICULTTIMES TO SHED THE LAYERS
  • 00:30:20.670 --> 00:30:23.272
  • TIMES TO SHED THE LAYERSOF FLESH SO THAT HIS LIGHT
  • 00:30:23.272 --> 00:30:25.608
  • OF FLESH SO THAT HIS LIGHTCAN SHINE IN SUCH A WAY
  • 00:30:25.608 --> 00:30:27.710
  • CAN SHINE IN SUCH A WAYTHAT MEN WILL SEE OUR GOOD
  • 00:30:27.710 --> 00:30:28.578
  • THAT MEN WILL SEE OUR GOODWORKS AND GLORIFY OUR
  • 00:30:28.578 --> 00:30:29.579
  • WORKS AND GLORIFY OURFATHER, WHO'S IN HEAVEN.
  • 00:30:29.579 --> 00:30:30.680
  • FATHER, WHO'S IN HEAVEN.I WASN'T PUT ON THIS EARTH
  • 00:30:30.680 --> 00:30:32.181
  • I WASN'T PUT ON THIS EARTHTO HUSTLE AND TO TAKE.
  • 00:30:32.181 --> 00:30:33.416
  • TO HUSTLE AND TO TAKE.I WAS PUT ON THIS EARTH TO
  • 00:30:33.416 --> 00:30:37.687
  • I WAS PUT ON THIS EARTH TOGIVE AND TO HONOR.
  • 00:30:37.687 --> 00:30:38.688
  • GIVE AND TO HONOR.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:30:38.688 --> 00:30:44.026
  • [APPLAUSE]- MATT: WOW.
  • 00:30:44.026 --> 00:30:45.294
  • - MATT: WOW.YOU'RE KIND OF LIKE AN
  • 00:30:45.294 --> 00:30:48.898
  • YOU'RE KIND OF LIKE ANAFRICAN-AMERICAN, BALD
  • 00:30:48.898 --> 00:30:49.932
  • AFRICAN-AMERICAN, BALDJOEL OSTEEN, OKAY?
  • 00:30:49.932 --> 00:30:52.635
  • JOEL OSTEEN, OKAY?[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:30:52.635 --> 00:30:53.703
  • [LAUGHTER]- RICK: THANK YOU SO VERY
  • 00:30:53.703 --> 00:30:54.570
  • - RICK: THANK YOU SO VERYMUCH FOR SAYIN' THAT.
  • 00:30:54.570 --> 00:30:56.706
  • MUCH FOR SAYIN' THAT.- MATT: YEAH, AND I
  • 00:30:56.706 --> 00:31:02.979
  • - MATT: YEAH, AND IJUST-- I WANT YOU TO KIND
  • 00:31:02.979 --> 00:31:05.948
  • JUST-- I WANT YOU TO KINDOF-- THIS IS KIND OF A JOKE:
  • 00:31:05.948 --> 00:31:07.884
  • OF-- THIS IS KIND OF A JOKE:THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACE
  • 00:31:07.884 --> 00:31:08.718
  • THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACETO BE IN THE WORLD IS IN
  • 00:31:08.718 --> 00:31:09.652
  • TO BE IN THE WORLD IS INBETWEEN A PREACHER
  • 00:31:09.652 --> 00:31:10.353
  • BETWEEN A PREACHERAND A CAMERA, OKAY?
  • 00:31:10.353 --> 00:31:10.953
  • AND A CAMERA, OKAY?YOU COULD GET HURT IN
  • 00:31:10.953 --> 00:31:11.687
  • YOU COULD GET HURT INBETWEEN THAT.
  • 00:31:11.687 --> 00:31:12.622
  • BETWEEN THAT.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:31:12.622 --> 00:31:13.723
  • [LAUGHTER]SO, BUT I WANNA LET YOU
  • 00:31:13.723 --> 00:31:15.992
  • SO, BUT I WANNA LET YOUKNOW YOU GOT ABOUT 25
  • 00:31:15.992 --> 00:31:16.826
  • KNOW YOU GOT ABOUT 25MINUTES, KIND OF, LEFT IN
  • 00:31:16.826 --> 00:31:19.495
  • MINUTES, KIND OF, LEFT INTHIS PIECE.
  • 00:31:19.495 --> 00:31:21.163
  • THIS PIECE.I THINK WE'VE KIND OF
  • 00:31:21.163 --> 00:31:22.331
  • I THINK WE'VE KIND OFCAUGHT UP TO DATE.
  • 00:31:22.331 --> 00:31:23.432
  • CAUGHT UP TO DATE.YOU'RE REMARRIED.
  • 00:31:23.432 --> 00:31:24.667
  • YOU'RE REMARRIED.YOU'RE IN LOVE.
  • 00:31:24.667 --> 00:31:26.002
  • YOU'RE IN LOVE.YOU GOT A BUNCH OF KIDS.
  • 00:31:26.002 --> 00:31:27.336
  • YOU GOT A BUNCH OF KIDS.EVERYTHING'S KIND OF--
  • 00:31:27.336 --> 00:31:28.170
  • EVERYTHING'S KIND OF--YOU KNOW, YOU GOT A BIG
  • 00:31:28.170 --> 00:31:29.372
  • YOU KNOW, YOU GOT A BIGSMILE ON YOUR FACE, AND YOUR
  • 00:31:29.372 --> 00:31:32.275
  • SMILE ON YOUR FACE, AND YOURBOOK GOES FROM, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:31:32.275 --> 00:31:33.676
  • BOOK GOES FROM, YOU KNOW,DORMANT, TO A BEST SELLER,
  • 00:31:33.676 --> 00:31:35.578
  • DORMANT, TO A BEST SELLER,"LESSONS FROM A
  • 00:31:35.578 --> 00:31:36.913
  • "LESSONS FROM ATHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT."
  • 00:31:36.913 --> 00:31:42.118
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT."BUT I THINK YOU HIT THE THEME
  • 00:31:42.118 --> 00:31:44.320
  • BUT I THINK YOU HIT THE THEMETONIGHT BECAUSE SO MANY
  • 00:31:44.320 --> 00:31:44.921
  • TONIGHT BECAUSE SO MANYPEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD,
  • 00:31:44.921 --> 00:31:49.325
  • PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD,THEY EVEN LOOK AND SAY
  • 00:31:49.325 --> 00:31:50.493
  • THEY EVEN LOOK AND SAYTHINGS LIKE THIS.
  • 00:31:50.493 --> 00:31:52.395
  • THINGS LIKE THIS.THIS IS SOME OF THE THINGS
  • 00:31:52.395 --> 00:31:54.597
  • THIS IS SOME OF THE THINGSWE HEAR FROM OUR AUDIENCE IS:
  • 00:31:54.597 --> 00:31:57.833
  • WE HEAR FROM OUR AUDIENCE IS:"YEAH, THAT'S ALL FINE AND
  • 00:31:57.833 --> 00:31:58.601
  • "YEAH, THAT'S ALL FINE ANDGOOD FOR YOU THAT LIVE
  • 00:31:58.601 --> 00:31:59.168
  • GOOD FOR YOU THAT LIVEIN AMERICA.
  • 00:31:59.168 --> 00:32:00.503
  • IN AMERICA.I LIVE IN BANGLADESH, SEE?"
  • 00:32:00.503 --> 00:32:01.971
  • I LIVE IN BANGLADESH, SEE?""IT'S COMPLETELY DIFFERENT
  • 00:32:01.971 --> 00:32:03.739
  • "IT'S COMPLETELY DIFFERENTFOR US.
  • 00:32:03.739 --> 00:32:04.273
  • FOR US.WE LIVE IN CENTRAL
  • 00:32:04.273 --> 00:32:05.741
  • WE LIVE IN CENTRALAMERICA," OR SOUTH AMERICA.
  • 00:32:05.741 --> 00:32:06.509
  • AMERICA," OR SOUTH AMERICA.AND THERE'S A DIFFERENT
  • 00:32:06.509 --> 00:32:07.643
  • AND THERE'S A DIFFERENTSTANDARD.
  • 00:32:07.643 --> 00:32:08.978
  • STANDARD.ALL OF THAT "ROCK BOTTOM"
  • 00:32:08.978 --> 00:32:10.179
  • ALL OF THAT "ROCK BOTTOM"FOR YOU, RICK, REALLY
  • 00:32:10.179 --> 00:32:11.280
  • FOR YOU, RICK, REALLYISN'T ROCK BOTTOM,
  • 00:32:11.280 --> 00:32:13.883
  • ISN'T ROCK BOTTOM,AND SOMETIMES PEOPLE THINK
  • 00:32:13.883 --> 00:32:17.253
  • AND SOMETIMES PEOPLE THINKTHAT WE, IN AMERICA,
  • 00:32:17.253 --> 00:32:19.121
  • THAT WE, IN AMERICA,CAN'T UNDERSTAND THE HURT,
  • 00:32:19.121 --> 00:32:21.090
  • CAN'T UNDERSTAND THE HURT,THE PAIN, THE DESPAIR.
  • 00:32:21.090 --> 00:32:25.127
  • THE PAIN, THE DESPAIR.SO DIG DEEP FOR US HERE,
  • 00:32:25.127 --> 00:32:26.529
  • SO DIG DEEP FOR US HERE,FOR THE LAST FEW MINUTES,
  • 00:32:26.529 --> 00:32:28.965
  • FOR THE LAST FEW MINUTES,AND I DON'T FEEL LIKE
  • 00:32:28.965 --> 00:32:29.665
  • AND I DON'T FEEL LIKEASKING YA ANY MORE QUESTIONS.
  • 00:32:29.665 --> 00:32:30.967
  • ASKING YA ANY MORE QUESTIONS.I JUST FEEL LIKE, KIND OF,
  • 00:32:30.967 --> 00:32:33.169
  • I JUST FEEL LIKE, KIND OF,TURNING OVER THE LAST 20,
  • 00:32:33.169 --> 00:32:34.236
  • TURNING OVER THE LAST 20,25 MINUTES OF THIS
  • 00:32:34.236 --> 00:32:35.604
  • 25 MINUTES OF THISBROADCAST TO YOU BECAUSE
  • 00:32:35.604 --> 00:32:36.539
  • BROADCAST TO YOU BECAUSETHAT'S WHAT YOU DO.
  • 00:32:36.539 --> 00:32:39.542
  • THAT'S WHAT YOU DO.BUT THINK OF PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:32:39.542 --> 00:32:41.210
  • BUT THINK OF PEOPLE THATARE LIVING OUTSIDE THE
  • 00:32:41.210 --> 00:32:43.145
  • ARE LIVING OUTSIDE THEUNITED STATES THAT THINK
  • 00:32:43.145 --> 00:32:45.081
  • UNITED STATES THAT THINKTHERE'S A DIFFERENT KIND
  • 00:32:45.081 --> 00:32:48.784
  • THERE'S A DIFFERENT KINDOF HURT THAT THEY HAVE,
  • 00:32:48.784 --> 00:32:49.952
  • OF HURT THAT THEY HAVE,SO JUST TALK TO EVERYBODY,
  • 00:32:49.952 --> 00:32:50.553
  • SO JUST TALK TO EVERYBODY,BUT DO YOUR THING, RICK.
  • 00:32:50.553 --> 00:32:51.687
  • BUT DO YOUR THING, RICK.JUST KIND OF-- JUST BE
  • 00:32:51.687 --> 00:32:52.588
  • JUST KIND OF-- JUST BEE.V. HILL, PART 2,
  • 00:32:52.588 --> 00:32:53.756
  • E.V. HILL, PART 2,AND DO YOUR THING OVER HERE.
  • 00:32:53.756 --> 00:32:56.625
  • AND DO YOUR THING OVER HERE.- RICK: ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:32:56.625 --> 00:32:57.560
  • - RICK: ABSOLUTELY.THAT'S A GREAT QUESTION,
  • 00:32:57.560 --> 00:32:58.127
  • THAT'S A GREAT QUESTION,AND I APPRECIATE THE
  • 00:32:58.127 --> 00:32:58.794
  • AND I APPRECIATE THEOPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:32:58.794 --> 00:33:01.030
  • OPPORTUNITY.I'VE BEEN BLESSED TO
  • 00:33:01.030 --> 00:33:01.530
  • I'VE BEEN BLESSED TOTRAVEL TO A LOT OF
  • 00:33:01.530 --> 00:33:03.099
  • TRAVEL TO A LOT OFDEVELOPING COUNTRIES.
  • 00:33:03.099 --> 00:33:03.666
  • DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.I REFUSE TO CALL THEM
  • 00:33:03.666 --> 00:33:05.134
  • I REFUSE TO CALL THEM"THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES."
  • 00:33:05.134 --> 00:33:07.336
  • "THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES."GOD CREATED THOSE FOLKS.
  • 00:33:07.336 --> 00:33:08.004
  • GOD CREATED THOSE FOLKS.AND SO I'VE BEEN BLESSED
  • 00:33:08.004 --> 00:33:10.072
  • AND SO I'VE BEEN BLESSEDTO VISIT AFRICA ON A
  • 00:33:10.072 --> 00:33:11.374
  • TO VISIT AFRICA ON ANUMBER OF OCCASIONS, FROM
  • 00:33:11.374 --> 00:33:13.843
  • NUMBER OF OCCASIONS, FROMAFRICA TO IQUITOS, PERU,
  • 00:33:13.843 --> 00:33:15.177
  • AFRICA TO IQUITOS, PERU,TO THE POOREST OF THE
  • 00:33:15.177 --> 00:33:17.046
  • TO THE POOREST OF THEPOOREST OF THE POOREST.
  • 00:33:17.046 --> 00:33:18.647
  • POOREST OF THE POOREST.AND I HAVE MET PEOPLE,
  • 00:33:18.647 --> 00:33:22.485
  • AND I HAVE MET PEOPLE,AND EVEN IN THEIR STATE OF
  • 00:33:22.485 --> 00:33:23.386
  • AND EVEN IN THEIR STATE OFDESPAIR, THEY HAVE SOMETHING
  • 00:33:23.386 --> 00:33:24.153
  • DESPAIR, THEY HAVE SOMETHINGTHAT MOST OF US IN AMERICA
  • 00:33:24.153 --> 00:33:25.921
  • THAT MOST OF US IN AMERICADON'T HAVE.
  • 00:33:25.921 --> 00:33:27.823
  • DON'T HAVE.THEY HAVE A UNMITIGATED
  • 00:33:27.823 --> 00:33:28.991
  • THEY HAVE A UNMITIGATEDJOY THAT IS NOT
  • 00:33:28.991 --> 00:33:29.625
  • JOY THAT IS NOTINEXTRICABLY CONNECTED TO
  • 00:33:29.625 --> 00:33:31.060
  • INEXTRICABLY CONNECTED TOSTATUS, TITLE OR MONEY, OR
  • 00:33:31.060 --> 00:33:32.628
  • STATUS, TITLE OR MONEY, ORMATERIAL THINGS, WHICH IS
  • 00:33:32.628 --> 00:33:35.331
  • MATERIAL THINGS, WHICH ISREALLY INTERESTING.
  • 00:33:35.331 --> 00:33:36.632
  • REALLY INTERESTING.AND WHAT I HAVE DISCOVERED
  • 00:33:36.632 --> 00:33:38.434
  • AND WHAT I HAVE DISCOVEREDIS THIS: AFTER YOU SPEND
  • 00:33:38.434 --> 00:33:40.503
  • IS THIS: AFTER YOU SPENDSOME TIME AND GET TO KNOW
  • 00:33:40.503 --> 00:33:43.406
  • SOME TIME AND GET TO KNOWTHEM, YOU BEGIN TO HELP
  • 00:33:43.406 --> 00:33:46.442
  • THEM, YOU BEGIN TO HELPTHEM TO SEE THAT WE'RE NOT
  • 00:33:46.442 --> 00:33:48.244
  • THEM TO SEE THAT WE'RE NOTNEARLY AS PRIVILEGED AS WE
  • 00:33:48.244 --> 00:33:50.046
  • NEARLY AS PRIVILEGED AS WETHINK WE ARE, AND WHAT--
  • 00:33:50.046 --> 00:33:51.347
  • THINK WE ARE, AND WHAT--THE WAY THAT I HELP THEM
  • 00:33:51.347 --> 00:33:53.149
  • THE WAY THAT I HELP THEMTO SEE THAT IS THIS: I
  • 00:33:53.149 --> 00:33:54.784
  • TO SEE THAT IS THIS: ILIVE IN ONE OF THE
  • 00:33:54.784 --> 00:33:56.018
  • LIVE IN ONE OF THEGREATEST, IF NOT THE GREATEST,
  • 00:33:56.018 --> 00:33:57.353
  • GREATEST, IF NOT THE GREATEST,COUNTRY IN THE WORLD,
  • 00:33:57.353 --> 00:33:58.087
  • COUNTRY IN THE WORLD,AND THEY DON'T THINK IT'S
  • 00:33:58.087 --> 00:34:00.156
  • AND THEY DON'T THINK IT'SPOSSIBLE FOR YOU TO HURT
  • 00:34:00.156 --> 00:34:01.390
  • POSSIBLE FOR YOU TO HURTLIKE THEY HURT.
  • 00:34:01.390 --> 00:34:02.858
  • LIKE THEY HURT.I REMEMBER MY DEAR BROTHERS
  • 00:34:02.858 --> 00:34:04.260
  • I REMEMBER MY DEAR BROTHERSIN AFRICA, SAYING, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:34:04.260 --> 00:34:06.328
  • IN AFRICA, SAYING, YOU KNOW,"UNLESS WE CATCH IT
  • 00:34:06.328 --> 00:34:08.564
  • "UNLESS WE CATCH ITOR UNLESS WE SOMEHOW RECEIVE IT,
  • 00:34:08.564 --> 00:34:10.833
  • OR UNLESS WE SOMEHOW RECEIVE IT,WE DON'T EAT IT THAT DAY."
  • 00:34:10.833 --> 00:34:13.302
  • WE DON'T EAT IT THAT DAY."YET, I WILL TELL THEM,
  • 00:34:13.302 --> 00:34:14.303
  • YET, I WILL TELL THEM,AFTER THE LAYERS OF
  • 00:34:14.303 --> 00:34:16.906
  • AFTER THE LAYERS OFCLOTHING AND JEWELRY AND
  • 00:34:16.906 --> 00:34:18.274
  • CLOTHING AND JEWELRY ANDWATCHES AND FOOD AND
  • 00:34:18.274 --> 00:34:22.011
  • WATCHES AND FOOD ANDSTATUS HAVE BEEN SHED,
  • 00:34:22.011 --> 00:34:24.246
  • STATUS HAVE BEEN SHED,"UNLESS HE SPEAKS TO ME--"
  • 00:34:24.246 --> 00:34:26.482
  • "UNLESS HE SPEAKS TO ME--"LISTEN-- "UNLESS I HEAR HIS
  • 00:34:26.482 --> 00:34:30.586
  • LISTEN-- "UNLESS I HEAR HISVOICE, I DON'T EAT THAT DAY."
  • 00:34:30.586 --> 00:34:31.787
  • VOICE, I DON'T EAT THAT DAY."AND SO THERE IS A COMMON
  • 00:34:31.787 --> 00:34:33.255
  • AND SO THERE IS A COMMONDENOMINATOR WITH EVERY
  • 00:34:33.255 --> 00:34:34.957
  • DENOMINATOR WITH EVERYPERSON ON THE FACE OF
  • 00:34:34.957 --> 00:34:38.294
  • PERSON ON THE FACE OFTHE EARTH: UNLESS GOD TALKS
  • 00:34:38.294 --> 00:34:40.763
  • THE EARTH: UNLESS GOD TALKSTO US, WE DON'T LIVE THAT DAY.
  • 00:34:40.763 --> 00:34:42.031
  • TO US, WE DON'T LIVE THAT DAY.HERE'S THE PROBLEM:
  • 00:34:42.031 --> 00:34:44.834
  • HERE'S THE PROBLEM:WE DON'T SEE OUR DESPERATE
  • 00:34:44.834 --> 00:34:46.368
  • WE DON'T SEE OUR DESPERATESTATE IN THE UNITED STATES
  • 00:34:46.368 --> 00:34:47.303
  • STATE IN THE UNITED STATESOF AMERICA.
  • 00:34:47.303 --> 00:34:49.371
  • OF AMERICA.WE DON'T REALIZE IN THE
  • 00:34:49.371 --> 00:34:50.773
  • WE DON'T REALIZE IN THEUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • 00:34:50.773 --> 00:34:52.374
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICATHAT WE'RE IN EVEN GREATER
  • 00:34:52.374 --> 00:34:54.176
  • THAT WE'RE IN EVEN GREATERDISCOMFORT THAN MANY
  • 00:34:54.176 --> 00:34:55.077
  • DISCOMFORT THAN MANYPEOPLE IN DEVELOPING
  • 00:34:55.077 --> 00:34:56.011
  • PEOPLE IN DEVELOPINGCOUNTRIES.
  • 00:34:56.011 --> 00:34:57.480
  • COUNTRIES.WE DON'T SEE IT BECAUSE OF
  • 00:34:57.480 --> 00:34:58.814
  • WE DON'T SEE IT BECAUSE OFALL OF THESE ARTIFICIAL LAYERS.
  • 00:34:58.814 --> 00:35:01.150
  • ALL OF THESE ARTIFICIAL LAYERS.YOU KNOW, JESUS MADE A
  • 00:35:01.150 --> 00:35:02.451
  • YOU KNOW, JESUS MADE AVERY INTERESTING STATEMENT
  • 00:35:02.451 --> 00:35:03.185
  • VERY INTERESTING STATEMENTIF I CAN JUST INTERJECT.
  • 00:35:03.185 --> 00:35:04.987
  • IF I CAN JUST INTERJECT.HE SAID, "WOE TO YOU,
  • 00:35:04.987 --> 00:35:06.055
  • HE SAID, "WOE TO YOU,SCRIBES AND PHARISEES,
  • 00:35:06.055 --> 00:35:07.289
  • SCRIBES AND PHARISEES,YOU'RE A BUNCH OF HYPOCRITES.
  • 00:35:07.289 --> 00:35:09.258
  • YOU'RE A BUNCH OF HYPOCRITES.YOU TITHE MINT AND DILL
  • 00:35:09.258 --> 00:35:10.860
  • YOU TITHE MINT AND DILLAND CUMIN, AND YOU'VE
  • 00:35:10.860 --> 00:35:12.128
  • AND CUMIN, AND YOU'VENEGLECTED THE WEIGHTIER
  • 00:35:12.128 --> 00:35:13.062
  • NEGLECTED THE WEIGHTIERPROVISIONS OF THE LAW.
  • 00:35:13.062 --> 00:35:13.996
  • PROVISIONS OF THE LAW.WOE TO YOU, SCRIBES AND
  • 00:35:13.996 --> 00:35:16.465
  • WOE TO YOU, SCRIBES ANDPHARISEES, YOU'RE HYPOCRITES.
  • 00:35:16.465 --> 00:35:17.867
  • PHARISEES, YOU'RE HYPOCRITES.ON THE OUTSIDE YOU APPEAR
  • 00:35:17.867 --> 00:35:21.337
  • ON THE OUTSIDE YOU APPEARAS JUST THIS BEAUTIFUL,
  • 00:35:21.337 --> 00:35:22.838
  • AS JUST THIS BEAUTIFUL,BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL
  • 00:35:22.838 --> 00:35:23.539
  • BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFULGARMENT, YET ON THE
  • 00:35:23.539 --> 00:35:25.141
  • GARMENT, YET ON THEINSIDE, DEAD MEN'S BONES."
  • 00:35:25.141 --> 00:35:26.375
  • INSIDE, DEAD MEN'S BONES."THEN HE SAYS, "FIRST CLEAN
  • 00:35:26.375 --> 00:35:27.977
  • THEN HE SAYS, "FIRST CLEANTHE INSIDE OF THE CUP SO
  • 00:35:27.977 --> 00:35:30.045
  • THE INSIDE OF THE CUP SOTHAT THE OUTSIDE MAY BE
  • 00:35:30.045 --> 00:35:31.180
  • THAT THE OUTSIDE MAY BECLEAN ALSO."
  • 00:35:31.180 --> 00:35:32.815
  • CLEAN ALSO."WATCH THIS,
  • 00:35:32.815 --> 00:35:33.449
  • WATCH THIS,AND THIS DIRECTLY GOES TO
  • 00:35:33.449 --> 00:35:34.917
  • AND THIS DIRECTLY GOES TOYOUR POINT: MANY
  • 00:35:34.917 --> 00:35:36.018
  • YOUR POINT: MANYCHRISTIANS IN AMERICA,
  • 00:35:36.018 --> 00:35:38.120
  • CHRISTIANS IN AMERICA,IN MY OPINION,
  • 00:35:38.120 --> 00:35:39.822
  • IN MY OPINION,ARE OUTSIDE-OF-THE-CUP
  • 00:35:39.822 --> 00:35:40.623
  • ARE OUTSIDE-OF-THE-CUPCHRISTIANS.
  • 00:35:40.623 --> 00:35:41.857
  • CHRISTIANS.- MATT: WOW.
  • 00:35:41.857 --> 00:35:42.458
  • - MATT: WOW.- RICK: WE WOULD RATHER
  • 00:35:42.458 --> 00:35:44.560
  • - RICK: WE WOULD RATHERLOOK GOOD THAN BE GOOD,
  • 00:35:44.560 --> 00:35:46.128
  • LOOK GOOD THAN BE GOOD,AND WE'RE WONDERING WHY WE
  • 00:35:46.128 --> 00:35:47.196
  • AND WE'RE WONDERING WHY WEDON'T AFFECT AND IMPACT
  • 00:35:47.196 --> 00:35:49.131
  • DON'T AFFECT AND IMPACTTHE MARKETPLACE.
  • 00:35:49.131 --> 00:35:51.300
  • THE MARKETPLACE.MOST OF THE PEOPLE
  • 00:35:51.300 --> 00:35:53.502
  • MOST OF THE PEOPLESUFFERING IN DEVELOPING
  • 00:35:53.502 --> 00:35:56.605
  • SUFFERING IN DEVELOPINGCOUNTRIES REALIZE THAT ALL
  • 00:35:56.605 --> 00:35:58.207
  • COUNTRIES REALIZE THAT ALLTHEY HAVE IS THE INSIDE OF
  • 00:35:58.207 --> 00:35:58.707
  • THEY HAVE IS THE INSIDE OFTHE CUP.
  • 00:35:58.707 --> 00:35:59.742
  • THE CUP.IT IS A WONDERFUL
  • 00:35:59.742 --> 00:36:01.377
  • IT IS A WONDERFULOPPORTUNITY FOR ME TO SHED
  • 00:36:01.377 --> 00:36:03.112
  • OPPORTUNITY FOR ME TO SHEDALL OF THIS AND TO SAY, IF
  • 00:36:03.112 --> 00:36:05.247
  • ALL OF THIS AND TO SAY, IFI DON'T HEAR A WORD, JUST
  • 00:36:05.247 --> 00:36:07.449
  • I DON'T HEAR A WORD, JUSTA WORD, IF I DON'T HEAR
  • 00:36:07.449 --> 00:36:09.385
  • A WORD, IF I DON'T HEARJUST A WORD, I AM BANKRUPT.
  • 00:36:09.385 --> 00:36:11.820
  • JUST A WORD, I AM BANKRUPT.I AM SHIPWRECKED.
  • 00:36:11.820 --> 00:36:13.789
  • I AM SHIPWRECKED."O WRETCHED MAN THAT I AM.
  • 00:36:13.789 --> 00:36:15.758
  • "O WRETCHED MAN THAT I AM.WHO WILL SAVE ME FROM THIS
  • 00:36:15.758 --> 00:36:16.559
  • WHO WILL SAVE ME FROM THISBODY OF DEATH?"
  • 00:36:16.559 --> 00:36:17.693
  • BODY OF DEATH?"SO IT'S NOT A PROBLEM FOR
  • 00:36:17.693 --> 00:36:18.794
  • SO IT'S NOT A PROBLEM FORME TO INTERACT AND HELP
  • 00:36:18.794 --> 00:36:20.663
  • ME TO INTERACT AND HELPTHEM TO SEE THAT I AM JUST
  • 00:36:20.663 --> 00:36:23.465
  • THEM TO SEE THAT I AM JUSTAS DESPONDENT, IF NOT MORE SO.
  • 00:36:23.465 --> 00:36:24.567
  • AS DESPONDENT, IF NOT MORE SO.I AM JUST AS ABANDONED, IF
  • 00:36:24.567 --> 00:36:26.569
  • I AM JUST AS ABANDONED, IFNOT MORE SO.
  • 00:36:26.569 --> 00:36:27.736
  • NOT MORE SO.I AM JUST AS SHIPWRECKED
  • 00:36:27.736 --> 00:36:30.439
  • I AM JUST AS SHIPWRECKEDAS THEY ARE, IF NOT MORE SO.
  • 00:36:30.439 --> 00:36:32.775
  • AS THEY ARE, IF NOT MORE SO.I FIND IT INTERESTING.
  • 00:36:32.775 --> 00:36:34.310
  • I FIND IT INTERESTING.ONE OF THE GREAT CLASSES I
  • 00:36:34.310 --> 00:36:36.011
  • ONE OF THE GREAT CLASSES ITOOK AT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY
  • 00:36:36.011 --> 00:36:38.714
  • THAT MORE AND MORE
  • 00:36:41.483 --> 00:36:42.518
  • THAT MORE AND MORECOUNTRIES LIKE INDIA AND
  • 00:36:42.518 --> 00:36:43.219
  • COUNTRIES LIKE INDIA ANDAFRICA ARE SENDING FAR
  • 00:36:43.219 --> 00:36:43.852
  • AFRICA ARE SENDING FARMORE MISSIONARIES TO THE
  • 00:36:43.852 --> 00:36:44.954
  • MORE MISSIONARIES TO THEUNITED STATES THESE DAYS
  • 00:36:44.954 --> 00:36:47.823
  • UNITED STATES THESE DAYSTHAN WE ARE SENDING OUT.
  • 00:36:47.823 --> 00:36:49.358
  • THAN WE ARE SENDING OUT.I JUST REALLY BELIEVE THAT
  • 00:36:49.358 --> 00:36:50.125
  • I JUST REALLY BELIEVE THATTHERE'S A MIND-SET IN
  • 00:36:50.125 --> 00:36:54.363
  • IT'S ME-CENTERED.
  • 00:36:56.232 --> 00:36:56.865
  • IT'S ME-CENTERED.DOES THAT MAKE SENSE WHAT
  • 00:36:56.865 --> 00:36:57.600
  • DOES THAT MAKE SENSE WHATI'M SAYING?
  • 00:36:57.600 --> 00:37:00.169
  • I'M SAYING?- MATT: SURE.
  • 00:37:00.169 --> 00:37:01.337
  • - MATT: SURE.- RICK: AND WE ACTUALLY HAVE
  • 00:37:01.337 --> 00:37:02.471
  • - RICK: AND WE ACTUALLY HAVETHE AUDACITY TO THINK THAT
  • 00:37:02.471 --> 00:37:03.772
  • THE AUDACITY TO THINK THATIT'S REALLY ALL ABOUT OUR
  • 00:37:03.772 --> 00:37:06.242
  • IT'S REALLY ALL ABOUT OURNATURAL RIGHT TO BE
  • 00:37:06.242 --> 00:37:10.813
  • NATURAL RIGHT TO BEPRIVILEGED, AND HERE'S THE
  • 00:37:10.813 --> 00:37:12.314
  • PRIVILEGED, AND HERE'S THEISSUE: IF GOD DOESN'T
  • 00:37:12.314 --> 00:37:13.182
  • ISSUE: IF GOD DOESN'TSPEAK TO YOU TODAY, YOU
  • 00:37:13.182 --> 00:37:13.649
  • SPEAK TO YOU TODAY, YOUDON'T WAKE UP.
  • 00:37:13.649 --> 00:37:14.250
  • DON'T WAKE UP.THAT'S THE BOTTOM LINE,
  • 00:37:14.250 --> 00:37:15.317
  • THAT'S THE BOTTOM LINE,AND THAT'S THE COMMON
  • 00:37:15.317 --> 00:37:16.585
  • AND THAT'S THE COMMONDENOMINATOR.
  • 00:37:16.585 --> 00:37:17.219
  • DENOMINATOR.I THINK THAT'S CHANGING MY
  • 00:37:17.219 --> 00:37:18.120
  • I THINK THAT'S CHANGING MYPREACHING TOO.
  • 00:37:18.120 --> 00:37:19.888
  • PREACHING TOO.YOUR COMMENT IS CHANGING
  • 00:37:19.888 --> 00:37:20.823
  • YOUR COMMENT IS CHANGINGMY PREACHING, ESPECIALLY
  • 00:37:20.823 --> 00:37:21.991
  • MY PREACHING, ESPECIALLYBEING OUT OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:37:21.991 --> 00:37:23.592
  • BEING OUT OF THE CHURCH.I WAS PRIVILEGED TO BE AN
  • 00:37:23.592 --> 00:37:25.227
  • I WAS PRIVILEGED TO BE ANASSOCIATE PASTOR AT
  • 00:37:25.227 --> 00:37:25.894
  • ASSOCIATE PASTOR ATRADIANT LIFE CHURCH IN
  • 00:37:25.894 --> 00:37:26.562
  • RADIANT LIFE CHURCH INMCKINNEY, TEXAS.
  • 00:37:26.562 --> 00:37:27.830
  • MCKINNEY, TEXAS.MY PASTOR AND HIS WIFE ARE
  • 00:37:27.830 --> 00:37:29.031
  • MY PASTOR AND HIS WIFE AREIN THE AUDIENCE, AND WHEN
  • 00:37:29.031 --> 00:37:32.568
  • IN THE AUDIENCE, AND WHENTHE VIDEO HIT, GOD TOOK ME
  • 00:37:32.568 --> 00:37:33.669
  • THE VIDEO HIT, GOD TOOK MEOUT OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:37:33.669 --> 00:37:34.637
  • OUT OF THE CHURCH.THANK GOD I'VE GOT A
  • 00:37:34.637 --> 00:37:37.172
  • THANK GOD I'VE GOT APASTOR THAT IS MINDFUL OF
  • 00:37:37.172 --> 00:37:38.374
  • PASTOR THAT IS MINDFUL OFADVANCING THE KINGDOM OF
  • 00:37:38.374 --> 00:37:39.708
  • ADVANCING THE KINGDOM OFGOD AS OPPOSED TO PUSHING
  • 00:37:39.708 --> 00:37:41.143
  • GOD AS OPPOSED TO PUSHINGHIS OWN AGENDA.
  • 00:37:41.143 --> 00:37:44.813
  • HIS OWN AGENDA.THAT TRAINING, ALONG WITH
  • 00:37:44.813 --> 00:37:46.181
  • THAT TRAINING, ALONG WITHWHAT JANET AND I HAVE SEEN
  • 00:37:46.181 --> 00:37:47.449
  • WHAT JANET AND I HAVE SEENOVER THE LAST COUPLE
  • 00:37:47.449 --> 00:37:49.084
  • OVER THE LAST COUPLEYEARS, GIVES ME ONE SIMPLE
  • 00:37:49.084 --> 00:37:50.986
  • YEARS, GIVES ME ONE SIMPLESERMON TO THE CHURCHES
  • 00:37:50.986 --> 00:37:51.720
  • SERMON TO THE CHURCHESTHAT I GO TO ALL OVER THE
  • 00:37:51.720 --> 00:37:53.555
  • THAT I GO TO ALL OVER THEWORLD: HAVE YOUR TIME OF
  • 00:37:53.555 --> 00:37:54.523
  • WORLD: HAVE YOUR TIME OFCORPORATE WORSHIP.
  • 00:37:54.523 --> 00:37:56.925
  • CORPORATE WORSHIP.GOD LOVES THE LOCAL CHURCH.
  • 00:37:56.925 --> 00:37:58.560
  • GOD LOVES THE LOCAL CHURCH.THERE IS NOTHING LIKE THE
  • 00:37:58.560 --> 00:37:59.762
  • THERE IS NOTHING LIKE THELOCAL CHURCH-- THEN LEAVE
  • 00:37:59.762 --> 00:38:01.130
  • LOCAL CHURCH-- THEN LEAVEAS SOON AS YOU CAN.
  • 00:38:01.130 --> 00:38:02.531
  • AS SOON AS YOU CAN.GET OUT THERE.
  • 00:38:02.531 --> 00:38:04.099
  • GET OUT THERE.GO WHERE SINNERS ARE.
  • 00:38:04.099 --> 00:38:07.202
  • GO WHERE SINNERS ARE.GET OFF YOUR HOLY GHOST SEAT
  • 00:38:07.202 --> 00:38:09.238
  • GET OFF YOUR HOLY GHOST SEATAND GET UP AND DO SOMETHING.
  • 00:38:09.238 --> 00:38:10.539
  • AND GET UP AND DO SOMETHING.- MATT: COME ON WITH IT, YEAH.
  • 00:38:10.539 --> 00:38:12.708
  • - MATT: COME ON WITH IT, YEAH.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:38:12.708 --> 00:38:13.342
  • [APPLAUSE]- RICK: BUT I THINK YOUR
  • 00:38:13.342 --> 00:38:13.942
  • - RICK: BUT I THINK YOURQUESTION IS A GREAT ONE.
  • 00:38:13.942 --> 00:38:15.511
  • QUESTION IS A GREAT ONE.- MATT: STAY ON THAT
  • 00:38:15.511 --> 00:38:19.748
  • - MATT: STAY ON THATTRAIN OF THOUGHT.
  • 00:38:19.748 --> 00:38:21.383
  • TRAIN OF THOUGHT.I JUST THOUGHT TBN-- A LOT
  • 00:38:21.383 --> 00:38:22.751
  • I JUST THOUGHT TBN-- A LOTOF PEOPLE SOMETIMES DON'T
  • 00:38:22.751 --> 00:38:24.086
  • OF PEOPLE SOMETIMES DON'TKNOW THIS, THAT WE'RE ON
  • 00:38:24.086 --> 00:38:25.154
  • KNOW THIS, THAT WE'RE ONIN ABOUT HALF OF THE
  • 00:38:25.154 --> 00:38:26.221
  • IN ABOUT HALF OF THEPRISONS IN THE UNITED
  • 00:38:26.221 --> 00:38:29.325
  • PRISONS IN THE UNITEDSTATES OF AMERICA.
  • 00:38:29.325 --> 00:38:29.992
  • STATES OF AMERICA.LAURIE AND I HAVE TOURED A
  • 00:38:29.992 --> 00:38:33.996
  • LAURIE AND I HAVE TOURED ANUMBER OF DIFFERENT PRISONS.
  • 00:38:33.996 --> 00:38:35.130
  • NUMBER OF DIFFERENT PRISONS.WE WERE IN ONE PRISON IN
  • 00:38:35.130 --> 00:38:38.634
  • WE WERE IN ONE PRISON INLOUISIANA, AND WE WERE
  • 00:38:38.634 --> 00:38:39.234
  • LOUISIANA, AND WE WEREACTUALLY TAKEN INTO THE
  • 00:38:39.234 --> 00:38:41.437
  • ACTUALLY TAKEN INTO THEDEATH ROW, AND THEY HAVE
  • 00:38:41.437 --> 00:38:44.206
  • DEATH ROW, AND THEY HAVETVs IN THERE, AND IT'S
  • 00:38:44.206 --> 00:38:46.809
  • TVs IN THERE, AND IT'SUNSETTLING TO WALK PAST
  • 00:38:46.809 --> 00:38:49.111
  • UNSETTLING TO WALK PASTSOMEBODY, AND THEY KNOW
  • 00:38:49.111 --> 00:38:50.713
  • SOMEBODY, AND THEY KNOWYOU BY NAME, AND THEY
  • 00:38:50.713 --> 00:38:51.914
  • YOU BY NAME, AND THEYSTICK THEIR HAND OUT, YOU
  • 00:38:51.914 --> 00:38:53.382
  • STICK THEIR HAND OUT, YOUKNOW, SOMEBODY IN DEATH
  • 00:38:53.382 --> 00:38:56.118
  • KNOW, SOMEBODY IN DEATHROW, AND LAURIE AND I
  • 00:38:56.118 --> 00:38:57.252
  • ROW, AND LAURIE AND IEXPERIENCED THAT A COUPLE
  • 00:38:57.252 --> 00:38:59.521
  • EXPERIENCED THAT A COUPLEOF TIMES, BUT IF THERE IS
  • 00:38:59.521 --> 00:39:00.889
  • OF TIMES, BUT IF THERE ISA ROCK BOTTOM THAT NEEDS A
  • 00:39:00.889 --> 00:39:02.758
  • A ROCK BOTTOM THAT NEEDS ALESSON FROM A THIRD-GRADE
  • 00:39:02.758 --> 00:39:04.426
  • LESSON FROM A THIRD-GRADEDROPOUT, IT WOULD BE
  • 00:39:04.426 --> 00:39:04.960
  • DROPOUT, IT WOULD BESOMEBODY IN PRISON.
  • 00:39:04.960 --> 00:39:05.994
  • SOMEBODY IN PRISON.SPEAK TO THEM.
  • 00:39:05.994 --> 00:39:06.829
  • SPEAK TO THEM.JUST BE MINDFUL OF THEM
  • 00:39:06.829 --> 00:39:07.863
  • JUST BE MINDFUL OF THEMFOR A LITTLE--
  • 00:39:07.863 --> 00:39:08.731
  • FOR A LITTLE--- RICK: I SURE WILL.
  • 00:39:08.731 --> 00:39:09.465
  • - RICK: I SURE WILL.THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR
  • 00:39:09.465 --> 00:39:10.032
  • THANK YOU VERY MUCH FORTHE OPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:39:10.032 --> 00:39:11.667
  • THE OPPORTUNITY.FIRST OF ALL, SOME OF THE
  • 00:39:11.667 --> 00:39:13.435
  • FIRST OF ALL, SOME OF THEMOST SET-FREE PEOPLE I'VE
  • 00:39:13.435 --> 00:39:15.404
  • MOST SET-FREE PEOPLE I'VEEVER MET ARE IN PRISON,
  • 00:39:15.404 --> 00:39:15.938
  • EVER MET ARE IN PRISON,AND I'M SURE, YEAH,
  • 00:39:15.938 --> 00:39:16.538
  • AND I'M SURE, YEAH,YOU HAVE FOUND THAT.
  • 00:39:16.538 --> 00:39:17.873
  • YOU HAVE FOUND THAT.ISN'T IT AMAZING THAT OUR
  • 00:39:17.873 --> 00:39:19.208
  • ISN'T IT AMAZING THAT OURCHURCHES ARE FILLED WITH
  • 00:39:19.208 --> 00:39:20.442
  • CHURCHES ARE FILLED WITHSAVED PEOPLE, BUT HOW MANY
  • 00:39:20.442 --> 00:39:21.410
  • SAVED PEOPLE, BUT HOW MANYOF THEM ARE SET FREE, RIGHT?
  • 00:39:21.410 --> 00:39:24.580
  • OF THEM ARE SET FREE, RIGHT?AND SO WHAT I WOULD SAY TO
  • 00:39:24.580 --> 00:39:26.482
  • AND SO WHAT I WOULD SAY TOMY BROTHERS AND TO MY
  • 00:39:26.482 --> 00:39:28.917
  • MY BROTHERS AND TO MYSISTERS WHO ARE IN PRISON
  • 00:39:28.917 --> 00:39:32.154
  • SISTERS WHO ARE IN PRISONIS THIS: EVEN PRISON
  • 00:39:32.154 --> 00:39:34.022
  • IS THIS: EVEN PRISONCHAINS COULD NOT STOP THE
  • 00:39:34.022 --> 00:39:36.024
  • CHAINS COULD NOT STOP THEGOSPEL FROM ADVANCING.
  • 00:39:36.024 --> 00:39:36.892
  • GOSPEL FROM ADVANCING.- MATT: COME ON, COME ON,
  • 00:39:36.892 --> 00:39:37.826
  • - MATT: COME ON, COME ON,NOW.
  • 00:39:37.826 --> 00:39:38.494
  • NOW.- RICK: I WANT YOU TO
  • 00:39:38.494 --> 00:39:39.094
  • - RICK: I WANT YOU TOMEDITATE IN SOME VERSES
  • 00:39:39.094 --> 00:39:39.995
  • MEDITATE IN SOME VERSESFOUND IN PHILIPPIANS
  • 00:39:39.995 --> 00:39:41.397
  • FOUND IN PHILIPPIANSCHAPTER 1, WITH ONE OF OUR
  • 00:39:41.397 --> 00:39:42.865
  • CHAPTER 1, WITH ONE OF OURHEROES OF THE FAITH WHO
  • 00:39:42.865 --> 00:39:44.800
  • HEROES OF THE FAITH WHOWOULD TELL YOU THIS IF HE
  • 00:39:44.800 --> 00:39:47.002
  • WOULD TELL YOU THIS IF HECOULD TALK YOU: THERE IS
  • 00:39:47.002 --> 00:39:49.004
  • COULD TALK YOU: THERE ISNOTHING, NOTHING, NOTHING,
  • 00:39:49.004 --> 00:39:50.305
  • NOTHING, NOTHING, NOTHING,ABSOLUTELY NOTHING THAT
  • 00:39:50.305 --> 00:39:51.607
  • ABSOLUTELY NOTHING THATYOU HAVE EVER DONE THAT
  • 00:39:51.607 --> 00:39:53.075
  • YOU HAVE EVER DONE THATCAN SEPARATE YOU FROM THE
  • 00:39:53.075 --> 00:39:54.910
  • CAN SEPARATE YOU FROM THELOVE OF GOD, AND THERE IS
  • 00:39:54.910 --> 00:39:56.845
  • LOVE OF GOD, AND THERE ISABSOLUTELY NOTHING, EVEN
  • 00:39:56.845 --> 00:39:58.547
  • ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, EVENIF YOU'RE ON DEATH ROW--
  • 00:39:58.547 --> 00:40:00.682
  • IF YOU'RE ON DEATH ROW--[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:40:00.682 --> 00:40:02.384
  • [APPLAUSE]-- EVEN IF YOU'RE ON DEATH
  • 00:40:02.384 --> 00:40:04.186
  • -- EVEN IF YOU'RE ON DEATHROW, IF YOU KNOW HIM AND
  • 00:40:04.186 --> 00:40:04.887
  • ROW, IF YOU KNOW HIM ANDTHE POWER OF HIS
  • 00:40:04.887 --> 00:40:06.255
  • THE POWER OF HISRESURRECTION AND THE
  • 00:40:06.255 --> 00:40:07.322
  • RESURRECTION AND THEFELLOWSHIP OF HIS
  • 00:40:07.322 --> 00:40:09.425
  • FELLOWSHIP OF HISSUFFERING, NOT IF YOU'RE
  • 00:40:09.425 --> 00:40:10.092
  • SUFFERING, NOT IF YOU'REACQUAINTED WITH HIM, BUT
  • 00:40:10.092 --> 00:40:11.727
  • ACQUAINTED WITH HIM, BUTIF YOU KNOW HIM, YOU ARE
  • 00:40:11.727 --> 00:40:13.729
  • IF YOU KNOW HIM, YOU AREFREER THAN THE PEOPLE
  • 00:40:13.729 --> 00:40:15.898
  • FREER THAN THE PEOPLEOUTSIDE OF PRISON BECAUSE
  • 00:40:15.898 --> 00:40:19.001
  • OUTSIDE OF PRISON BECAUSEYOU KNOW WHO YOUR CHRIST
  • 00:40:19.001 --> 00:40:20.035
  • YOU KNOW WHO YOUR CHRISTIS, YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR
  • 00:40:20.035 --> 00:40:22.037
  • IS, YOU KNOW WHERE YOURHOME IS.
  • 00:40:22.037 --> 00:40:23.572
  • HOME IS.WE'RE JUST RENTIN' DOWN HERE.
  • 00:40:23.572 --> 00:40:24.239
  • WE'RE JUST RENTIN' DOWN HERE.I DON'T CARE HOW FINE YOUR
  • 00:40:24.239 --> 00:40:24.940
  • I DON'T CARE HOW FINE YOURHOUSE IS.
  • 00:40:24.940 --> 00:40:26.942
  • HOUSE IS.WE'RE JUST RENTING RIGHT
  • 00:40:26.942 --> 00:40:29.044
  • WE'RE JUST RENTING RIGHTNOW, BUT WHEN YOU KNOW
  • 00:40:29.044 --> 00:40:30.779
  • NOW, BUT WHEN YOU KNOWTHAT YOU KNOW, THERE CAN
  • 00:40:30.779 --> 00:40:31.613
  • THAT YOU KNOW, THERE CANBE NO BARS PLACED UPON
  • 00:40:31.613 --> 00:40:32.147
  • BE NO BARS PLACED UPONYOUR FAITH.
  • 00:40:32.147 --> 00:40:34.683
  • YOUR FAITH.THERE CAN BE NO
  • 00:40:34.683 --> 00:40:36.118
  • THERE CAN BE NOLIMITATIONS TO YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:40:36.118 --> 00:40:37.753
  • LIMITATIONS TO YOUR LIFE.YOU ARE WALKING IN A
  • 00:40:37.753 --> 00:40:38.320
  • YOU ARE WALKING IN AFREEDOM THAT A LOT OF
  • 00:40:38.320 --> 00:40:39.955
  • FREEDOM THAT A LOT OFFOLKS WHO ARE ON THE
  • 00:40:39.955 --> 00:40:40.889
  • FOLKS WHO ARE ON THEOUTSIDE CAN'T EVEN RELATE TO.
  • 00:40:40.889 --> 00:40:42.891
  • OUTSIDE CAN'T EVEN RELATE TO.THAT'S THE HOPE FOUND IN
  • 00:40:42.891 --> 00:40:44.293
  • THAT'S THE HOPE FOUND INJESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:40:44.293 --> 00:40:45.661
  • JESUS CHRIST.THAT'S WHAT THAT
  • 00:40:45.661 --> 00:40:46.295
  • THAT'S WHAT THATTHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT WAS
  • 00:40:46.295 --> 00:40:46.795
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT WASTALKIN' ABOUT.
  • 00:40:46.795 --> 00:40:49.298
  • TALKIN' ABOUT.I MEAN, I LITERALLY WAS ON
  • 00:40:49.298 --> 00:40:51.166
  • I MEAN, I LITERALLY WAS ONDEATH ROW.
  • 00:40:51.166 --> 00:40:52.201
  • DEATH ROW.I WAS THINKING ABOUT
  • 00:40:52.201 --> 00:40:53.268
  • I WAS THINKING ABOUTCOMMITTING SUICIDE.
  • 00:40:53.268 --> 00:40:54.770
  • COMMITTING SUICIDE.I WAS OF THIS MIND-SET.
  • 00:40:54.770 --> 00:40:57.139
  • I WAS OF THIS MIND-SET.I'M AWARD-WINNING
  • 00:40:57.139 --> 00:40:58.207
  • I'M AWARD-WINNINGTELEVISION REPORTER,
  • 00:40:58.207 --> 00:40:58.974
  • TELEVISION REPORTER,AWARD-WINNING PROFESSOR.
  • 00:40:58.974 --> 00:41:00.008
  • AWARD-WINNING PROFESSOR.EVERYTHING I TOUCHED
  • 00:41:00.008 --> 00:41:01.176
  • EVERYTHING I TOUCHEDTURNED TO GOLD.
  • 00:41:01.176 --> 00:41:03.479
  • TURNED TO GOLD.MY MIND, I WOULD JUST, YOU
  • 00:41:03.479 --> 00:41:04.980
  • MY MIND, I WOULD JUST, YOUKNOW, BUT AS PAUL SAY,
  • 00:41:04.980 --> 00:41:06.148
  • KNOW, BUT AS PAUL SAY,"PUT IT ALL IN A TRASH BAG."
  • 00:41:06.148 --> 00:41:07.049
  • "PUT IT ALL IN A TRASH BAG."SO LET ME JUST PUT
  • 00:41:07.049 --> 00:41:07.716
  • SO LET ME JUST PUTIT IN A TRASH BAG AND JUST
  • 00:41:07.716 --> 00:41:10.185
  • IT IN A TRASH BAG AND JUSTGET RIGHT TO THE POINT:
  • 00:41:10.185 --> 00:41:11.487
  • GET RIGHT TO THE POINT:I THOUGHT PEOPLE THAT WERE
  • 00:41:11.487 --> 00:41:13.989
  • I THOUGHT PEOPLE THAT WEREDEPRESSED HAD WEAK MINDS.
  • 00:41:13.989 --> 00:41:16.258
  • DEPRESSED HAD WEAK MINDS.I THOUGHT THAT PEOPLE WHO
  • 00:41:16.258 --> 00:41:16.959
  • I THOUGHT THAT PEOPLE WHOSTRUGGLED HAD WEAK MINDS.
  • 00:41:16.959 --> 00:41:17.759
  • STRUGGLED HAD WEAK MINDS.GUESS WHAT, LAURIE?
  • 00:41:17.759 --> 00:41:18.393
  • GUESS WHAT, LAURIE?ALL OF A SUDDEN, I FOUND
  • 00:41:18.393 --> 00:41:19.361
  • ALL OF A SUDDEN, I FOUNDMYSELF DEPRESSED AND
  • 00:41:19.361 --> 00:41:21.163
  • MYSELF DEPRESSED ANDSTRUGGLING, MM-HMM, RIGHT?
  • 00:41:21.163 --> 00:41:22.598
  • STRUGGLING, MM-HMM, RIGHT?AND SO I REMEMBER TALKING
  • 00:41:22.598 --> 00:41:23.999
  • AND SO I REMEMBER TALKINGTO MY DAD, AND MY DAD
  • 00:41:23.999 --> 00:41:25.534
  • TO MY DAD, AND MY DADSAID, "YOU'RE DEPENDING ON
  • 00:41:25.534 --> 00:41:28.003
  • SAID, "YOU'RE DEPENDING ONYOUR FLESH WAY TOO MUCH."
  • 00:41:28.003 --> 00:41:28.804
  • YOUR FLESH WAY TOO MUCH."THERE'S TOO MUCH "ME" IN
  • 00:41:28.804 --> 00:41:33.442
  • THERE'S TOO MUCH "ME" INTHAT CHRISTIANITY.
  • 00:41:33.442 --> 00:41:33.942
  • THAT CHRISTIANITY.- MATT: HELLO.
  • 00:41:33.942 --> 00:41:34.576
  • - MATT: HELLO.- RICK: AND SO WHAT YOU
  • 00:41:34.576 --> 00:41:35.310
  • - RICK: AND SO WHAT YOUWANT TO DO, TO GROW YOUR
  • 00:41:35.310 --> 00:41:36.044
  • WANT TO DO, TO GROW YOURMIND, IS GET YOUR HEAD IN
  • 00:41:36.044 --> 00:41:37.045
  • MIND, IS GET YOUR HEAD INTHE BREAD.
  • 00:41:37.045 --> 00:41:38.146
  • THE BREAD.GET YOUR HEAD IN THE WORD
  • 00:41:38.146 --> 00:41:40.182
  • GET YOUR HEAD IN THE WORDOF GOD.
  • 00:41:40.182 --> 00:41:40.749
  • OF GOD.LET HIM TRANSFORM EVEN
  • 00:41:40.749 --> 00:41:41.650
  • LET HIM TRANSFORM EVENTHOSE THOUGHTS.
  • 00:41:41.650 --> 00:41:42.618
  • THOSE THOUGHTS.TAKE 'EM CAPTIVE AND ONE
  • 00:41:42.618 --> 00:41:44.453
  • TAKE 'EM CAPTIVE AND ONEBY ONE.
  • 00:41:44.453 --> 00:41:45.020
  • BY ONE.IT CAUSED ME TO START
  • 00:41:45.020 --> 00:41:46.421
  • IT CAUSED ME TO STARTTHINKIN ABOUT THE ROOT OF
  • 00:41:46.421 --> 00:41:47.556
  • THINKIN ABOUT THE ROOT OFSIN, AND I CAME TO THIS
  • 00:41:47.556 --> 00:41:48.824
  • SIN, AND I CAME TO THISCONCLUSION: THE ROOT OF
  • 00:41:48.824 --> 00:41:51.460
  • CONCLUSION: THE ROOT OFSIN IS WHEN WE ALLOW THE
  • 00:41:51.460 --> 00:41:52.628
  • SIN IS WHEN WE ALLOW THEPRESSURE OF THIS WORLD TO
  • 00:41:52.628 --> 00:41:55.230
  • PRESSURE OF THIS WORLD TOSQUELCH THE PROMISES OF
  • 00:41:55.230 --> 00:41:57.266
  • SQUELCH THE PROMISES OFGOD TO THE POINT THAT OUR
  • 00:41:57.266 --> 00:41:59.067
  • GOD TO THE POINT THAT OURDEFAULT IS OUR FLESH, AND
  • 00:41:59.067 --> 00:42:01.203
  • DEFAULT IS OUR FLESH, ANDSO WHAT HAPPENS IS THIS:
  • 00:42:01.203 --> 00:42:04.072
  • SO WHAT HAPPENS IS THIS:WHAT HAPPENS IS YOU CAN
  • 00:42:04.072 --> 00:42:05.774
  • WHAT HAPPENS IS YOU CANGET SO LOW THAT ALL YOU
  • 00:42:05.774 --> 00:42:07.576
  • GET SO LOW THAT ALL YOUCAN SEE IS YOUR PAIN, AND
  • 00:42:07.576 --> 00:42:08.510
  • CAN SEE IS YOUR PAIN, ANDAS SAMUEL CHAND SAID IN
  • 00:42:08.510 --> 00:42:10.012
  • AS SAMUEL CHAND SAID INTHAT GREAT BOOK,
  • 00:42:10.012 --> 00:42:11.580
  • THAT GREAT BOOK,"LEADERSHIP PAIN," THE
  • 00:42:11.580 --> 00:42:13.115
  • "LEADERSHIP PAIN," THECLASS FOR GROWTH IS PAIN,
  • 00:42:13.115 --> 00:42:15.751
  • CLASS FOR GROWTH IS PAIN,THAT YOU CAN LITERALLY
  • 00:42:15.751 --> 00:42:16.418
  • THAT YOU CAN LITERALLYREDUCE YOUR VISION TO THE
  • 00:42:16.418 --> 00:42:17.185
  • REDUCE YOUR VISION TO THETHRESHOLD OF YOUR PAIN,
  • 00:42:17.185 --> 00:42:18.253
  • THRESHOLD OF YOUR PAIN,AND THAT'S WHAT I WAS DOING.
  • 00:42:18.253 --> 00:42:19.655
  • AND THAT'S WHAT I WAS DOING.SO, IN EFFECT, I'M NO
  • 00:42:19.655 --> 00:42:20.656
  • SO, IN EFFECT, I'M NODIFFERENT THAN THE GUY
  • 00:42:20.656 --> 00:42:23.358
  • DIFFERENT THAN THE GUYTHAT'S ON DEATH ROW.
  • 00:42:23.358 --> 00:42:23.959
  • THAT'S ON DEATH ROW.HERE'S THE DIFFERENCE:
  • 00:42:23.959 --> 00:42:26.361
  • HERE'S THE DIFFERENCE:I HAD A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT
  • 00:42:26.361 --> 00:42:28.030
  • I HAD A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUTDADDY AND A COUNTRY MOTHER
  • 00:42:28.030 --> 00:42:29.798
  • DADDY AND A COUNTRY MOTHERFROM OKLAHOMA, REMINDING
  • 00:42:29.798 --> 00:42:33.135
  • FROM OKLAHOMA, REMINDINGME OF THE PROMISES OF GOD
  • 00:42:33.135 --> 00:42:34.136
  • ME OF THE PROMISES OF GODDURING THE WORST DAYS OF
  • 00:42:34.136 --> 00:42:35.003
  • DURING THE WORST DAYS OFMY LIFE.
  • 00:42:35.003 --> 00:42:35.704
  • MY LIFE."WHAT ARE YOU SAYIN', RICK?"
  • 00:42:35.704 --> 00:42:36.838
  • "WHAT ARE YOU SAYIN', RICK?"JUST CONNECT THE DOTS LIKE
  • 00:42:36.838 --> 00:42:38.674
  • JUST CONNECT THE DOTS LIKEAN ALGORITHM.
  • 00:42:38.674 --> 00:42:39.841
  • AN ALGORITHM.THEY ARE TEACHING ME THE
  • 00:42:39.841 --> 00:42:41.310
  • THEY ARE TEACHING ME THEPROMISES OF GOD AS A CHILD.
  • 00:42:41.310 --> 00:42:42.978
  • PROMISES OF GOD AS A CHILD.THEY ARE THEN SPENDING THE
  • 00:42:42.978 --> 00:42:44.012
  • THEY ARE THEN SPENDING THEREST OF THEIR LIVES--
  • 00:42:44.012 --> 00:42:44.913
  • REST OF THEIR LIVES--LISTEN TO THIS, PARENTS:
  • 00:42:44.913 --> 00:42:47.316
  • LISTEN TO THIS, PARENTS:THEY'RE SPENDING THE REST
  • 00:42:47.316 --> 00:42:48.617
  • THEY'RE SPENDING THE RESTOF THEIR LIVES, IN GOOD
  • 00:42:48.617 --> 00:42:50.552
  • OF THEIR LIVES, IN GOODTIMES AND BAD, REMINDING
  • 00:42:50.552 --> 00:42:52.554
  • TIMES AND BAD, REMINDINGME OF THE PROMISES OF GOD.
  • 00:42:52.554 --> 00:42:53.956
  • ME OF THE PROMISES OF GOD.WHAT IS THE ROOT OF SIN,
  • 00:42:53.956 --> 00:42:54.856
  • WHAT IS THE ROOT OF SIN,IN MY OPINION?
  • 00:42:54.856 --> 00:42:57.292
  • IN MY OPINION?WHEN THE PROMISES OF GOD
  • 00:42:57.292 --> 00:42:58.594
  • WHEN THE PROMISES OF GODHAVE BEEN SQUELCHED, AND
  • 00:42:58.594 --> 00:43:00.862
  • HAVE BEEN SQUELCHED, ANDNOW ALL YOU'RE HEARING ARE
  • 00:43:00.862 --> 00:43:01.763
  • NOW ALL YOU'RE HEARING AREWITH THESE EARS.
  • 00:43:01.763 --> 00:43:02.931
  • WITH THESE EARS.YOU'RE NOT HEARING WITH A
  • 00:43:02.931 --> 00:43:04.199
  • YOU'RE NOT HEARING WITH AHEARING HEART, RIGHT?
  • 00:43:04.199 --> 00:43:06.068
  • HEARING HEART, RIGHT?AND SO I'VE GOT A
  • 00:43:06.068 --> 00:43:07.402
  • AND SO I'VE GOT ATHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT DAD
  • 00:43:07.402 --> 00:43:08.904
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT DADDURING THE WORST DAYS OF
  • 00:43:08.904 --> 00:43:09.905
  • DURING THE WORST DAYS OFMY LIFE, SAYING,
  • 00:43:09.905 --> 00:43:10.872
  • MY LIFE, SAYING,"GET OFF DEATH ROW.
  • 00:43:10.872 --> 00:43:13.308
  • "GET OFF DEATH ROW.GOD'S GOT MORE FOR YOU."
  • 00:43:13.308 --> 00:43:14.076
  • GOD'S GOT MORE FOR YOU."AS A MATTER OF FACT, I
  • 00:43:14.076 --> 00:43:14.977
  • AS A MATTER OF FACT, IGOTTA TELL YOU SOMETHING
  • 00:43:14.977 --> 00:43:17.045
  • GOTTA TELL YOU SOMETHINGI'M EXCITED ABOUT: A YEAR
  • 00:43:17.045 --> 00:43:18.113
  • I'M EXCITED ABOUT: A YEARLATER, I'M AT HIS DEATHBED.
  • 00:43:18.113 --> 00:43:19.114
  • LATER, I'M AT HIS DEATHBED.THAT'S NOT THE EXCITING PART.
  • 00:43:19.114 --> 00:43:20.482
  • THAT'S NOT THE EXCITING PART.A YEAR LATER, I'M AT HIS
  • 00:43:20.482 --> 00:43:21.917
  • A YEAR LATER, I'M AT HISDEATHBED, AND HE'S SAYING,
  • 00:43:21.917 --> 00:43:24.519
  • DEATHBED, AND HE'S SAYING,"SON, I HAD TO GIVE YOU
  • 00:43:24.519 --> 00:43:26.321
  • "SON, I HAD TO GIVE YOUSOMETHING THAT DAY AT THE
  • 00:43:26.321 --> 00:43:27.856
  • SOMETHING THAT DAY AT THEFUNERAL THAT WOULD PUSH
  • 00:43:27.856 --> 00:43:28.757
  • FUNERAL THAT WOULD PUSHYOU TO THIS DAY.
  • 00:43:28.757 --> 00:43:31.426
  • YOU TO THIS DAY.I HAD TO PUT IN YOU
  • 00:43:31.426 --> 00:43:33.095
  • I HAD TO PUT IN YOUSOMETHING, AND WHAT I PUT
  • 00:43:33.095 --> 00:43:35.597
  • SOMETHING, AND WHAT I PUTIN YOU WAS PLACED A DEMAND
  • 00:43:35.597 --> 00:43:37.799
  • IN YOU WAS PLACED A DEMANDUPON YOU TO HEAR GOD MORE
  • 00:43:37.799 --> 00:43:38.867
  • UPON YOU TO HEAR GOD MOREAND LOUDER THAN YOUR OWN PAIN."
  • 00:43:38.867 --> 00:43:42.404
  • AND LOUDER THAN YOUR OWN PAIN."I WAS THE EXACT SAME PLACE,
  • 00:43:42.404 --> 00:43:43.372
  • I WAS THE EXACT SAME PLACE,MATT, LAURIE.
  • 00:43:43.372 --> 00:43:44.239
  • MATT, LAURIE.I WAS ON DEATH ROW.
  • 00:43:44.239 --> 00:43:45.607
  • I WAS ON DEATH ROW.IF IT WASN'T FOR THOSE
  • 00:43:45.607 --> 00:43:46.575
  • IF IT WASN'T FOR THOSEBOYS, I PROBABLY WOULD'VE
  • 00:43:46.575 --> 00:43:47.175
  • BOYS, I PROBABLY WOULD'VECOMMITTED SUICIDE.
  • 00:43:47.175 --> 00:43:49.411
  • COMMITTED SUICIDE.I CAN'T EVEN TELL YOU WHAT
  • 00:43:49.411 --> 00:43:52.314
  • I CAN'T EVEN TELL YOU WHATIT'S LIKE TO LOSE A PARTNER.
  • 00:43:52.314 --> 00:43:52.948
  • IT'S LIKE TO LOSE A PARTNER.I DON'T EVEN WANT YOU TO
  • 00:43:52.948 --> 00:43:56.084
  • I DON'T EVEN WANT YOU TOKNOW WHAT THAT'S LIKE,
  • 00:43:56.084 --> 00:43:57.753
  • KNOW WHAT THAT'S LIKE,AND, YET YOUR MIND BEGINS
  • 00:43:57.753 --> 00:43:58.520
  • AND, YET YOUR MIND BEGINSTO THINK OF ALL KINDS OF
  • 00:43:58.520 --> 00:43:59.721
  • TO THINK OF ALL KINDS OFTHINGS BECAUSE YOUR PAIN
  • 00:43:59.721 --> 00:44:01.223
  • THINGS BECAUSE YOUR PAINIS SQUELCHING OUT THE
  • 00:44:01.223 --> 00:44:03.392
  • IS SQUELCHING OUT THEPROMISES OF GOD.
  • 00:44:03.392 --> 00:44:05.427
  • PROMISES OF GOD.SO THEN, THE THIRD-GRADE
  • 00:44:05.427 --> 00:44:06.528
  • SO THEN, THE THIRD-GRADEDROPOUT SAYS THIS,
  • 00:44:06.528 --> 00:44:09.564
  • DROPOUT SAYS THIS,BASICALLY-- PARAPHRASING,
  • 00:44:09.564 --> 00:44:13.201
  • BASICALLY-- PARAPHRASING,HE SAID, "SON,
  • 00:44:13.201 --> 00:44:14.336
  • HE SAID, "SON,DISAPPOINTMENTS IN LIFE,
  • 00:44:14.336 --> 00:44:17.139
  • DISAPPOINTMENTS IN LIFE,INEVITABLE.
  • 00:44:17.139 --> 00:44:18.440
  • INEVITABLE.DISCOURAGEMENT, A CHOICE.
  • 00:44:18.440 --> 00:44:21.309
  • DISCOURAGEMENT, A CHOICE.WHY DON'T YOU START MAKING
  • 00:44:21.309 --> 00:44:23.879
  • WHY DON'T YOU START MAKINGA CHOICE TO JUST REMEMBER
  • 00:44:23.879 --> 00:44:25.881
  • A CHOICE TO JUST REMEMBERTHE PROMISES OF GOD?"
  • 00:44:25.881 --> 00:44:28.350
  • THE PROMISES OF GOD?"AND SO EVEN THOUGH THE
  • 00:44:28.350 --> 00:44:30.285
  • AND SO EVEN THOUGH THESIGN MAY SAY "DEATH ROW,"
  • 00:44:30.285 --> 00:44:32.254
  • SIGN MAY SAY "DEATH ROW,"EVEN THOUGH THE CLANGING,
  • 00:44:32.254 --> 00:44:34.322
  • EVEN THOUGH THE CLANGING,HEAVY DOOR MAY SCREAM,
  • 00:44:34.322 --> 00:44:35.123
  • HEAVY DOOR MAY SCREAM,"DEATH ROW,"
  • 00:44:35.123 --> 00:44:37.759
  • "DEATH ROW,"I AM FREE IN GOD.
  • 00:44:37.759 --> 00:44:39.361
  • I AM FREE IN GOD.- MATT: MM, BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:44:39.361 --> 00:44:41.196
  • - MATT: MM, BEAUTIFUL.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:44:41.196 --> 00:44:47.569
  • [APPLAUSE]OKAY, THIS-- FIRST OF ALL,
  • 00:44:47.569 --> 00:44:48.904
  • OKAY, THIS-- FIRST OF ALL,THIS BEAUTIFUL STUDIO AND
  • 00:44:48.904 --> 00:44:50.272
  • THIS BEAUTIFUL STUDIO ANDTHIS BEAUTIFUL AUDIENCE,
  • 00:44:50.272 --> 00:44:52.541
  • THIS BEAUTIFUL AUDIENCE,WE'RE ALL IN TEXAS TOGETHER.
  • 00:44:52.541 --> 00:44:53.775
  • WE'RE ALL IN TEXAS TOGETHER.COME ON, TEXAS.
  • 00:44:53.775 --> 00:44:55.911
  • COME ON, TEXAS.[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]
  • 00:44:55.911 --> 00:44:57.412
  • [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]I LIKE IT.
  • 00:44:57.412 --> 00:45:00.582
  • I LIKE IT.LITTLE BIT OF DALLAS,
  • 00:45:00.582 --> 00:45:01.216
  • LITTLE BIT OF DALLAS,LITTLE BIT OF FORT WORTH.
  • 00:45:01.216 --> 00:45:01.750
  • LITTLE BIT OF FORT WORTH.COME ON, NOW.
  • 00:45:01.750 --> 00:45:02.517
  • COME ON, NOW.- LAURIE: I LIKE IT.
  • 00:45:02.517 --> 00:45:03.585
  • - LAURIE: I LIKE IT.- MATT: RICK RIGSBY, THIS
  • 00:45:03.585 --> 00:45:04.786
  • - MATT: RICK RIGSBY, THISIS YOUR PLACE NOW.
  • 00:45:04.786 --> 00:45:05.954
  • IS YOUR PLACE NOW.- RICK: I'M A BLACK-NECK
  • 00:45:05.954 --> 00:45:06.722
  • - RICK: I'M A BLACK-NECKREDNECK, BABY.
  • 00:45:06.722 --> 00:45:07.856
  • REDNECK, BABY.- MATT: COME ON, NOW.
  • 00:45:07.856 --> 00:45:11.493
  • - MATT: COME ON, NOW.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:45:11.493 --> 00:45:15.063
  • [LAUGHTER]SO, BASICALLY, THESE
  • 00:45:15.063 --> 00:45:18.400
  • SO, BASICALLY, THESELESSONS FROM YOUR
  • 00:45:18.400 --> 00:45:24.239
  • LESSONS FROM YOURTHIRD-GRADE DROPOUT FATHER
  • 00:45:24.239 --> 00:45:24.873
  • THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT FATHERBASICALLY CREATED THE MAN
  • 00:45:24.873 --> 00:45:26.374
  • BASICALLY CREATED THE MANTHAT YOU ARE?
  • 00:45:26.374 --> 00:45:27.676
  • THAT YOU ARE?- RICK: YES, SIR, AND
  • 00:45:27.676 --> 00:45:28.343
  • - RICK: YES, SIR, ANDWHAT'S AMAZING TO ME IS
  • 00:45:28.343 --> 00:45:29.544
  • WHAT'S AMAZING TO ME ISTHAT, IF MY FATHER WAS ALIVE,
  • 00:45:29.544 --> 00:45:30.479
  • THAT, IF MY FATHER WAS ALIVE,YOU KNOW WHAT HE'D SAY?
  • 00:45:30.479 --> 00:45:32.080
  • YOU KNOW WHAT HE'D SAY?"PEOPLE PAY YOU TO SAY
  • 00:45:32.080 --> 00:45:34.049
  • "PEOPLE PAY YOU TO SAYTHOSE THINGS?
  • 00:45:34.049 --> 00:45:35.050
  • THOSE THINGS?[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:45:35.050 --> 00:45:35.851
  • [LAUGHTER]PEOPLE READ ABOUT THOSE THINGS?"
  • 00:45:35.851 --> 00:45:38.053
  • PEOPLE READ ABOUT THOSE THINGS?"AND THE BOOK NEVER
  • 00:45:38.053 --> 00:45:39.354
  • AND THE BOOK NEVERWOULD'VE SURFACED HAD IT
  • 00:45:39.354 --> 00:45:40.555
  • WOULD'VE SURFACED HAD ITNOT BEEN FOR A LEGENDARY
  • 00:45:40.555 --> 00:45:41.323
  • NOT BEEN FOR A LEGENDARYFOOTBALL COACH, A
  • 00:45:41.323 --> 00:45:42.023
  • FOOTBALL COACH, ALEGENDARY COLLEGE FOOTBALL
  • 00:45:42.023 --> 00:45:43.492
  • LEGENDARY COLLEGE FOOTBALLCOACH.
  • 00:45:43.492 --> 00:45:44.459
  • COACH.I'M A PROFESSOR AT TEXAS A&M,
  • 00:45:44.459 --> 00:45:47.129
  • I'M A PROFESSOR AT TEXAS A&M,AND I HAVE A CHANCE MEETING
  • 00:45:47.129 --> 00:45:48.563
  • AND I HAVE A CHANCE MEETINGWITH THE GREAT R.C. SLOCUM.
  • 00:45:48.563 --> 00:45:51.099
  • WITH THE GREAT R.C. SLOCUM.HE WANTED A LIFE-SKILLS
  • 00:45:51.099 --> 00:45:52.067
  • HE WANTED A LIFE-SKILLSCOACH, A CHARACTER COACH,
  • 00:45:52.067 --> 00:45:53.568
  • COACH, A CHARACTER COACH,IN EFFECT.
  • 00:45:53.568 --> 00:45:54.236
  • IN EFFECT.HE SAID THAT "I'VE GOT ALL
  • 00:45:54.236 --> 00:45:55.003
  • HE SAID THAT "I'VE GOT ALLTHESE OTHER COACHES THAT
  • 00:45:55.003 --> 00:45:56.905
  • THESE OTHER COACHES THATCAN TEACH WIDE RECEIVERS
  • 00:45:56.905 --> 00:45:58.406
  • CAN TEACH WIDE RECEIVERSAND TIGHT ENDS AND
  • 00:45:58.406 --> 00:45:59.407
  • AND TIGHT ENDS ANDQUARTERBACKS," BUT HE SAID
  • 00:45:59.407 --> 00:46:00.842
  • QUARTERBACKS," BUT HE SAIDTO ME THESE WORDS: HE
  • 00:46:00.842 --> 00:46:02.711
  • TO ME THESE WORDS: HESAID, "MY LEGACY WILL NOT
  • 00:46:02.711 --> 00:46:05.080
  • SAID, "MY LEGACY WILL NOTBE BASED ON MY WINS AND
  • 00:46:05.080 --> 00:46:05.881
  • BE BASED ON MY WINS ANDLOSSES BUT HOW MY GUYS
  • 00:46:05.881 --> 00:46:07.849
  • LOSSES BUT HOW MY GUYSTURN OUT."
  • 00:46:07.849 --> 00:46:08.884
  • TURN OUT."AND LITERALLY,
  • 00:46:08.884 --> 00:46:09.518
  • AND LITERALLY,WITHIN A DAY, I BECAME ONE
  • 00:46:09.518 --> 00:46:10.085
  • WITHIN A DAY, I BECAME ONEOF THE FIRST CHARACTER
  • 00:46:10.085 --> 00:46:11.887
  • OF THE FIRST CHARACTERCOACHES AT A DIVISION 1
  • 00:46:11.887 --> 00:46:13.789
  • COACHES AT A DIVISION 1SCHOOL IN THE COUNTRY.
  • 00:46:13.789 --> 00:46:14.689
  • SCHOOL IN THE COUNTRY.AND WE WERE HAVING LUNCH
  • 00:46:14.689 --> 00:46:18.894
  • AND WE WERE HAVING LUNCHOVER A CHEESEBURGER,
  • 00:46:18.894 --> 00:46:20.128
  • OVER A CHEESEBURGER,AND HE TOLD ME TO CONTACT
  • 00:46:20.128 --> 00:46:20.962
  • AND HE TOLD ME TO CONTACTOTHER SCHOOLS AND GET A
  • 00:46:20.962 --> 00:46:22.864
  • OTHER SCHOOLS AND GET ACOPY OF THEIR CURRICULUM
  • 00:46:22.864 --> 00:46:24.366
  • COPY OF THEIR CURRICULUMSO WE COULD DEVELOP OURS.
  • 00:46:24.366 --> 00:46:26.334
  • SO WE COULD DEVELOP OURS.LONG STORY SHORT,
  • 00:46:26.334 --> 00:46:27.569
  • LONG STORY SHORT,NO SCHOOL HAD A LIFE-SKILLS
  • 00:46:27.569 --> 00:46:29.304
  • NO SCHOOL HAD A LIFE-SKILLSPERSON AT THAT TIME, AND
  • 00:46:29.304 --> 00:46:30.005
  • PERSON AT THAT TIME, ANDSO I SAID, "COACH, I KNOW
  • 00:46:30.005 --> 00:46:30.539
  • SO I SAID, "COACH, I KNOWEXACTLY WHAT YOU'RE
  • 00:46:30.539 --> 00:46:31.173
  • EXACTLY WHAT YOU'RETALKIN' ABOUT.
  • 00:46:31.173 --> 00:46:34.409
  • TALKIN' ABOUT.MY FATHER WAS THE WISEST
  • 00:46:34.409 --> 00:46:35.043
  • MY FATHER WAS THE WISESTMAN I EVER MET IN MY LIFE,
  • 00:46:35.043 --> 00:46:36.044
  • MAN I EVER MET IN MY LIFE,A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT,"
  • 00:46:36.044 --> 00:46:37.045
  • A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT,"AND I STARTED LISTING ALL
  • 00:46:37.045 --> 00:46:38.513
  • AND I STARTED LISTING ALLOF THOSE CORE
  • 00:46:38.513 --> 00:46:39.748
  • OF THOSE CORECOMPETENCIES, AND HE GOES,
  • 00:46:39.748 --> 00:46:41.383
  • COMPETENCIES, AND HE GOES,"THAT'S WHAT I WANT."
  • 00:46:41.383 --> 00:46:42.651
  • "THAT'S WHAT I WANT."SO WE STARTED OFF WITH THOSE
  • 00:46:42.651 --> 00:46:44.186
  • SO WE STARTED OFF WITH THOSEBASICS, TEACHING A
  • 00:46:44.186 --> 00:46:47.556
  • BASICS, TEACHING AGENERATION OF FOOTBALL
  • 00:46:47.556 --> 00:46:48.857
  • GENERATION OF FOOTBALLPLAYERS THOSE BASIC LESSONS,
  • 00:46:48.857 --> 00:46:50.492
  • PLAYERS THOSE BASIC LESSONS,BUT TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTION
  • 00:46:50.492 --> 00:46:52.661
  • BUT TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONDIRECTLY, I AM WHO I AM
  • 00:46:52.661 --> 00:46:53.295
  • DIRECTLY, I AM WHO I AMTODAY BECAUSE OF A PRAYING
  • 00:46:53.295 --> 00:46:55.430
  • TODAY BECAUSE OF A PRAYINGGRANDMOTHER AT
  • 00:46:55.430 --> 00:46:56.665
  • GRANDMOTHER AT503 AVENUE H STREET,
  • 00:46:56.665 --> 00:46:58.934
  • 503 AVENUE H STREET,HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS 77340.
  • 00:46:58.934 --> 00:47:00.902
  • HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS 77340.WHEN I WAS GETTING HIGH AS
  • 00:47:00.902 --> 00:47:01.903
  • WHEN I WAS GETTING HIGH ASA KITE, MY MOTHER,
  • 00:47:01.903 --> 00:47:03.171
  • A KITE, MY MOTHER,MY GRANDMOTHER WAS PRAYING
  • 00:47:03.171 --> 00:47:04.339
  • MY GRANDMOTHER WAS PRAYINGFOR ME IN COLLEGE, "BOY,
  • 00:47:04.339 --> 00:47:07.008
  • FOR ME IN COLLEGE, "BOY,THAT BOY HAS A DESTINY."
  • 00:47:07.008 --> 00:47:08.210
  • THAT BOY HAS A DESTINY."I'M THE MAN I AM TODAY
  • 00:47:08.210 --> 00:47:09.911
  • I'M THE MAN I AM TODAYBECAUSE OF A GODLY MOTHER
  • 00:47:09.911 --> 00:47:12.881
  • BECAUSE OF A GODLY MOTHERWHO SAT ME ON HER KNEE AND
  • 00:47:12.881 --> 00:47:13.949
  • WHO SAT ME ON HER KNEE ANDINSISTED THAT I LEARNED
  • 00:47:13.949 --> 00:47:16.751
  • INSISTED THAT I LEARNEDTHE WORD OF GOD.
  • 00:47:16.751 --> 00:47:17.352
  • THE WORD OF GOD."RICKY, BABY, THIS WORD
  • 00:47:17.352 --> 00:47:18.620
  • "RICKY, BABY, THIS WORDNEEDS TO DWELL RICHLY
  • 00:47:18.620 --> 00:47:20.055
  • NEEDS TO DWELL RICHLYINSIDE OF YOU."
  • 00:47:20.055 --> 00:47:22.357
  • INSIDE OF YOU."I AM THE MAN I AM TODAY
  • 00:47:22.357 --> 00:47:24.125
  • I AM THE MAN I AM TODAYBECAUSE A THIRD-GRADE
  • 00:47:24.125 --> 00:47:25.727
  • BECAUSE A THIRD-GRADEDROPOUT DADDY PLACED
  • 00:47:25.727 --> 00:47:27.128
  • DROPOUT DADDY PLACEDA DEMAND UPON ME TO
  • 00:47:27.128 --> 00:47:28.163
  • A DEMAND UPON ME TOBE A GODLY MAN.
  • 00:47:28.163 --> 00:47:29.464
  • BE A GODLY MAN.I CAN REMEMBER A
  • 00:47:29.464 --> 00:47:30.265
  • I CAN REMEMBER ACONVERSATION, "DO YOU
  • 00:47:30.265 --> 00:47:31.199
  • CONVERSATION, "DO YOUWANNA BE GREAT, SON?"
  • 00:47:31.199 --> 00:47:32.534
  • WANNA BE GREAT, SON?""YES." "WHY, SON?"
  • 00:47:32.534 --> 00:47:33.134
  • "YES." "WHY, SON?""SO I CAN BE RICH."
  • 00:47:33.134 --> 00:47:34.769
  • "SO I CAN BE RICH.""WRONG ANSWER, SON.
  • 00:47:34.769 --> 00:47:37.239
  • "WRONG ANSWER, SON.YOU SHOULD ASPIRE TO BE
  • 00:47:37.239 --> 00:47:38.006
  • YOU SHOULD ASPIRE TO BEGREAT FOR ONE REASON, SO
  • 00:47:38.006 --> 00:47:39.007
  • GREAT FOR ONE REASON, SOTHAT YOU CAN ELEVATE THOSE
  • 00:47:39.007 --> 00:47:39.908
  • THAT YOU CAN ELEVATE THOSEAROUND YOU."
  • 00:47:39.908 --> 00:47:40.942
  • AROUND YOU."- MATT: THANK YOU, LORD.
  • 00:47:40.942 --> 00:47:41.676
  • - MATT: THANK YOU, LORD.- RICK: THAT'S THE WHOLE
  • 00:47:41.676 --> 00:47:42.477
  • - RICK: THAT'S THE WHOLEGOAL.
  • 00:47:42.477 --> 00:47:43.078
  • GOAL.AND THEN HE SAID, "THE
  • 00:47:43.078 --> 00:47:44.346
  • AND THEN HE SAID, "THEMONEY WILL TAKE CARE OF
  • 00:47:44.346 --> 00:47:45.714
  • MONEY WILL TAKE CARE OFITSELF IF YOU HAVE THE
  • 00:47:45.714 --> 00:47:47.449
  • ITSELF IF YOU HAVE THERIGHT PRIORITIES."
  • 00:47:47.449 --> 00:47:48.850
  • RIGHT PRIORITIES."THAT THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT DADDY
  • 00:47:48.850 --> 00:47:50.886
  • THAT THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT DADDYPLACED A DEMAND UPON
  • 00:47:50.886 --> 00:47:52.254
  • PLACED A DEMAND UPONHIMSELF IN THE MIDDLE OF
  • 00:47:52.254 --> 00:47:53.889
  • HIMSELF IN THE MIDDLE OFJIM CROWISM WHEN RACISM
  • 00:47:53.889 --> 00:47:56.291
  • JIM CROWISM WHEN RACISMWAS DE FACTO, A WAY OF
  • 00:47:56.291 --> 00:47:56.892
  • WAS DE FACTO, A WAY OFLIFE, HERE IN TEXAS.
  • 00:47:56.892 --> 00:47:58.760
  • LIFE, HERE IN TEXAS.HE GREW UP IN HUNTSVILLE.
  • 00:47:58.760 --> 00:47:59.594
  • HE GREW UP IN HUNTSVILLE.HE DECIDED THAT HE'S GONNA
  • 00:47:59.594 --> 00:48:01.496
  • HE DECIDED THAT HE'S GONNABE A MAN.
  • 00:48:01.496 --> 00:48:02.564
  • BE A MAN.EVEN THOUGH STANDING FOR
  • 00:48:02.564 --> 00:48:03.598
  • EVEN THOUGH STANDING FORWHAT HE KNEW WAS RIGHT,
  • 00:48:03.598 --> 00:48:05.634
  • WHAT HE KNEW WAS RIGHT,WITH THAT COLOR SKIN,
  • 00:48:05.634 --> 00:48:06.401
  • WITH THAT COLOR SKIN,COULD CAUSE HIM TO BE
  • 00:48:06.401 --> 00:48:07.602
  • COULD CAUSE HIM TO BEHANGING FROM A TREE,
  • 00:48:07.602 --> 00:48:10.105
  • HANGING FROM A TREE,HE STOOD.
  • 00:48:10.105 --> 00:48:11.106
  • HE STOOD.HIS BOYS COME ALONG.
  • 00:48:11.106 --> 00:48:12.941
  • HIS BOYS COME ALONG.HE PLACES THAT SAME DEMAND
  • 00:48:12.941 --> 00:48:13.975
  • HE PLACES THAT SAME DEMANDUPON THOSE BOYS TO STAND,
  • 00:48:13.975 --> 00:48:16.278
  • UPON THOSE BOYS TO STAND,TO BE GODLY MEN.
  • 00:48:16.278 --> 00:48:18.213
  • TO BE GODLY MEN.I CAN HEAR MY FATHER RIGHT
  • 00:48:18.213 --> 00:48:18.780
  • I CAN HEAR MY FATHER RIGHTNOW, "BOY, IT'S NEVER
  • 00:48:18.780 --> 00:48:19.915
  • NOW, "BOY, IT'S NEVERWRONG TO DO THE RIGHT THING.
  • 00:48:19.915 --> 00:48:21.416
  • WRONG TO DO THE RIGHT THING.BOY, HOW YOU DO ANYTHING
  • 00:48:21.416 --> 00:48:22.918
  • BOY, HOW YOU DO ANYTHINGIS HOW YOU DO EVERYTHING.
  • 00:48:22.918 --> 00:48:24.052
  • IS HOW YOU DO EVERYTHING.TREAT EVERYBODY WITH
  • 00:48:24.052 --> 00:48:25.720
  • TREAT EVERYBODY WITHDIGNITY, SON.
  • 00:48:25.720 --> 00:48:28.156
  • DIGNITY, SON.NO ONE, SON, IS BENEATH
  • 00:48:28.156 --> 00:48:30.425
  • NO ONE, SON, IS BENEATHYOU, NO ONE."
  • 00:48:30.425 --> 00:48:32.160
  • YOU, NO ONE."WHAT IF OUR COUNTRY ACTED
  • 00:48:32.160 --> 00:48:34.829
  • WHAT IF OUR COUNTRY ACTEDLIKE THAT TODAY?
  • 00:48:34.829 --> 00:48:35.430
  • LIKE THAT TODAY?WHAT IF OUR WORLD, OUR
  • 00:48:35.430 --> 00:48:36.831
  • WHAT IF OUR WORLD, OURBROTHERS AND SISTERS
  • 00:48:36.831 --> 00:48:37.899
  • BROTHERS AND SISTERSTHROUGHOUT THE WORLD,
  • 00:48:37.899 --> 00:48:39.935
  • THROUGHOUT THE WORLD,ACTED LIKE THAT TODAY?
  • 00:48:39.935 --> 00:48:41.569
  • ACTED LIKE THAT TODAY?WHAT WOULD HAPPEN?
  • 00:48:41.569 --> 00:48:42.304
  • WHAT WOULD HAPPEN?I'LL TELL YOU WHAT WOULD
  • 00:48:42.304 --> 00:48:43.171
  • I'LL TELL YOU WHAT WOULDHAPPEN.
  • 00:48:43.171 --> 00:48:44.606
  • HAPPEN.THE GLORY OF THE LORD
  • 00:48:44.606 --> 00:48:46.174
  • THE GLORY OF THE LORDWOULD FALL SO POWERFULLY
  • 00:48:46.174 --> 00:48:47.275
  • WOULD FALL SO POWERFULLYDOWN UPON THIS PLACE, THAT
  • 00:48:47.275 --> 00:48:48.910
  • DOWN UPON THIS PLACE, THATWE WOULDN'T EVEN BE ABLE
  • 00:48:48.910 --> 00:48:49.778
  • WE WOULDN'T EVEN BE ABLETO MINISTER.
  • 00:48:49.778 --> 00:48:50.946
  • TO MINISTER.- LAURIE: IF THE CHURCH--
  • 00:48:50.946 --> 00:48:51.546
  • - LAURIE: IF THE CHURCH--- RICK: IF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:48:51.546 --> 00:48:52.180
  • - RICK: IF THE CHURCH.- LAURIE: -- ACTED LIKE
  • 00:48:52.180 --> 00:48:53.248
  • - LAURIE: -- ACTED LIKETHAT TODAY.
  • 00:48:53.248 --> 00:48:53.815
  • THAT TODAY.- RICK: -- ACTED LIKE
  • 00:48:53.815 --> 00:48:54.416
  • - RICK: -- ACTED LIKETHAT TODAY.
  • 00:48:54.416 --> 00:48:54.950
  • THAT TODAY.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:48:54.950 --> 00:48:55.583
  • [APPLAUSE]IF THE CHURCH ACTED LIKE
  • 00:48:55.583 --> 00:48:56.351
  • IF THE CHURCH ACTED LIKETHAT TODAY.
  • 00:48:56.351 --> 00:48:57.652
  • THAT TODAY.- LAURIE: I'M SO SICK AND
  • 00:48:57.652 --> 00:48:59.421
  • - LAURIE: I'M SO SICK ANDTIRED--
  • 00:48:59.421 --> 00:49:00.255
  • TIRED--[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:49:00.255 --> 00:49:02.424
  • [LAUGHTER]-- STUFF IN THE CHURCH.
  • 00:49:02.424 --> 00:49:03.391
  • -- STUFF IN THE CHURCH.- RICK: IF THE CHURCH
  • 00:49:03.391 --> 00:49:04.159
  • - RICK: IF THE CHURCHACTED LIKE THAT TODAY.
  • 00:49:04.159 --> 00:49:04.960
  • ACTED LIKE THAT TODAY.- LAURIE: OH, MY GOODNESS.
  • 00:49:04.960 --> 00:49:05.560
  • - LAURIE: OH, MY GOODNESS.- RICK: HOW ABOUT IF WE
  • 00:49:05.560 --> 00:49:07.128
  • - RICK: HOW ABOUT IF WEPASTORS STARTED LEADING
  • 00:49:07.128 --> 00:49:09.264
  • PASTORS STARTED LEADINGTHE WAY, YOU KNOW WHAT
  • 00:49:09.264 --> 00:49:09.998
  • THE WAY, YOU KNOW WHATWOULD HAPPEN?
  • 00:49:09.998 --> 00:49:12.100
  • WOULD HAPPEN?WE WOULD PRAY.
  • 00:49:12.100 --> 00:49:13.001
  • WE WOULD PRAY.THE FIRE WOULD FALL, AND
  • 00:49:13.001 --> 00:49:13.969
  • THE FIRE WOULD FALL, ANDWE WOULDN'T EVEN BE ABLE
  • 00:49:13.969 --> 00:49:16.237
  • WE WOULDN'T EVEN BE ABLETO WORSHIP.
  • 00:49:16.237 --> 00:49:17.372
  • TO WORSHIP.THAT'S WHAT WOULD HAPPEN
  • 00:49:17.372 --> 00:49:18.773
  • THAT'S WHAT WOULD HAPPENTODAY, AND THE GLORY OF
  • 00:49:18.773 --> 00:49:19.641
  • TODAY, AND THE GLORY OFTHE LORD WOULD JUST GO
  • 00:49:19.641 --> 00:49:20.842
  • THE LORD WOULD JUST GOTHROUGH.
  • 00:49:20.842 --> 00:49:21.343
  • THROUGH.SO TO ANSWER YOUR
  • 00:49:21.343 --> 00:49:22.844
  • SO TO ANSWER YOURQUESTION, I AM THE PRODUCT
  • 00:49:22.844 --> 00:49:25.413
  • QUESTION, I AM THE PRODUCTOF MY DAD.
  • 00:49:25.413 --> 00:49:26.014
  • OF MY DAD.- LAURIE: OKAY, HOW DID
  • 00:49:26.014 --> 00:49:27.115
  • - LAURIE: OKAY, HOW DIDYOUR DADDY GET LIKE THAT?
  • 00:49:27.115 --> 00:49:29.718
  • YOUR DADDY GET LIKE THAT?- RICK: I LOVE TALKING TO
  • 00:49:29.718 --> 00:49:31.152
  • - RICK: I LOVE TALKING TOALL OF HIS SIBLINGS.
  • 00:49:31.152 --> 00:49:32.187
  • ALL OF HIS SIBLINGS.HIS LAST REMAINING SIBLING
  • 00:49:32.187 --> 00:49:35.256
  • HIS LAST REMAINING SIBLINGIS MY 88-YEAR-OLD UNCLE RAY,
  • 00:49:35.256 --> 00:49:35.757
  • IS MY 88-YEAR-OLD UNCLE RAY,WHO'S WATCHING IN
  • 00:49:35.757 --> 00:49:37.025
  • WHO'S WATCHING INHOUSTON, TEXAS.
  • 00:49:37.025 --> 00:49:37.726
  • HOUSTON, TEXAS.- LAURIE: AW, HI, UNCLE RAY,
  • 00:49:37.726 --> 00:49:38.393
  • - LAURIE: AW, HI, UNCLE RAY,"MMWAH."
  • 00:49:38.393 --> 00:49:39.060
  • "MMWAH."- RICK: UNCLE RAY IS
  • 00:49:39.060 --> 00:49:39.828
  • - RICK: UNCLE RAY ISWATCHING IN HOUSTON, TEXAS,
  • 00:49:39.828 --> 00:49:40.562
  • WATCHING IN HOUSTON, TEXAS,TONIGHT, GOING,
  • 00:49:40.562 --> 00:49:43.264
  • TONIGHT, GOING,"I JUST LOVE THAT RICKY.
  • 00:49:43.264 --> 00:49:44.032
  • "I JUST LOVE THAT RICKY.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:49:44.032 --> 00:49:46.001
  • [APPLAUSE]I LOVE RICKY."
  • 00:49:46.001 --> 00:49:46.568
  • I LOVE RICKY."UNCLE RAY AND ALL
  • 00:49:46.568 --> 00:49:49.204
  • BUT ESPECIALLY UNCLE RAY
  • 00:49:50.605 --> 00:49:52.040
  • BUT ESPECIALLY UNCLE RAYWOULD TELL STORY AFTER
  • 00:49:52.040 --> 00:49:52.707
  • WOULD TELL STORY AFTERSTORY AFTER STORY ABOUT MY
  • 00:49:52.707 --> 00:49:53.308
  • STORY AFTER STORY ABOUT MYFATHER TRUSTING GOD, NO
  • 00:49:53.308 --> 00:49:57.779
  • FATHER TRUSTING GOD, NOMATTER WHAT.
  • 00:49:57.779 --> 00:49:58.513
  • MATTER WHAT.YOU KNOW, WE JUST TAKE IT
  • 00:49:58.513 --> 00:50:00.915
  • YOU KNOW, WE JUST TAKE ITFOR GRANTED THAT ALL OF
  • 00:50:00.915 --> 00:50:02.083
  • FOR GRANTED THAT ALL OFTHESE FOLKS THAT SERVE IN
  • 00:50:02.083 --> 00:50:03.418
  • WE JUST TAKE FOR GRANTED
  • 00:50:04.652 --> 00:50:05.153
  • WE JUST TAKE FOR GRANTEDTHEY JUST SERVE.
  • 00:50:05.153 --> 00:50:06.087
  • THEY JUST SERVE.THESE FOLKS ARE RUNNING
  • 00:50:06.087 --> 00:50:07.689
  • THESE FOLKS ARE RUNNINGINTO-- THEY ARE RUNNING
  • 00:50:07.689 --> 00:50:08.556
  • INTO-- THEY ARE RUNNINGINTO HARM'S WAY, RIGHT?
  • 00:50:08.556 --> 00:50:10.525
  • INTO HARM'S WAY, RIGHT?AND THOSE VETERANS, THOSE
  • 00:50:10.525 --> 00:50:12.627
  • AND THOSE VETERANS, THOSEMEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVE,
  • 00:50:12.627 --> 00:50:14.295
  • MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVE,GOD BLESS THEM, RIGHT?
  • 00:50:14.295 --> 00:50:16.064
  • GOD BLESS THEM, RIGHT?MY FATHER HAD TO GROW UP
  • 00:50:16.064 --> 00:50:16.798
  • MY FATHER HAD TO GROW UPYOUNG.
  • 00:50:16.798 --> 00:50:18.199
  • YOUNG.HIS SIBLINGS HAD TO GROW
  • 00:50:18.199 --> 00:50:18.767
  • HIS SIBLINGS HAD TO GROWUP YOUNG.
  • 00:50:18.767 --> 00:50:19.834
  • UP YOUNG.YOU START WORKING IN THE
  • 00:50:19.834 --> 00:50:21.002
  • YOU START WORKING IN THETHIRD GRADE.
  • 00:50:21.002 --> 00:50:23.671
  • THIRD GRADE.YOU FORGE YOUR AGE SO THAT
  • 00:50:23.671 --> 00:50:25.306
  • YOU FORGE YOUR AGE SO THATYOU CAN GO INTO SERVICE SO
  • 00:50:25.306 --> 00:50:26.941
  • YOU CAN GO INTO SERVICE SOTHAT YOU CAN SEND A CHECK
  • 00:50:26.941 --> 00:50:28.743
  • THAT YOU CAN SEND A CHECKBACK TO HELP YOUR FAMILY.
  • 00:50:28.743 --> 00:50:29.310
  • BACK TO HELP YOUR FAMILY.THAT WAS VERY COMMON.
  • 00:50:29.310 --> 00:50:32.113
  • THAT WAS VERY COMMON.I'M NOT CONDONING IT, BUT
  • 00:50:32.113 --> 00:50:32.881
  • I'M NOT CONDONING IT, BUTTHAT WAS JUST THE WAY THAT
  • 00:50:32.881 --> 00:50:33.415
  • THAT WAS JUST THE WAY THATIT WAS.
  • 00:50:33.415 --> 00:50:35.083
  • IT WAS.SO YOU GREW UP A LOT
  • 00:50:35.083 --> 00:50:37.585
  • SO YOU GREW UP A LOTEARLIER THEN.
  • 00:50:37.585 --> 00:50:38.253
  • EARLIER THEN.YOU ALSO DIDN'T HAVE SMART
  • 00:50:38.253 --> 00:50:38.887
  • YOU ALSO DIDN'T HAVE SMARTDEVICES, WHICH MEANT YOU
  • 00:50:38.887 --> 00:50:40.555
  • DEVICES, WHICH MEANT YOUHAD TO THINK.
  • 00:50:40.555 --> 00:50:42.424
  • HAD TO THINK.YOU HAD TO FIGURE STUFF OUT.
  • 00:50:42.424 --> 00:50:43.324
  • YOU HAD TO FIGURE STUFF OUT.YOU HAD TO FALL AND FIGURE
  • 00:50:43.324 --> 00:50:45.860
  • YOU HAD TO FALL AND FIGUREOUT A WAY TO GET BACK UP,
  • 00:50:45.860 --> 00:50:46.761
  • OUT A WAY TO GET BACK UP,AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT
  • 00:50:46.761 --> 00:50:47.796
  • AND ONE OF THE THINGS THATMY UNCLE WOULD TELL ME
  • 00:50:47.796 --> 00:50:48.430
  • MY UNCLE WOULD TELL MEABOUT MY FATHER WAS THAT,
  • 00:50:48.430 --> 00:50:49.264
  • ABOUT MY FATHER WAS THAT,IF HE WAS GONNA FAIL,
  • 00:50:49.264 --> 00:50:49.831
  • IF HE WAS GONNA FAIL,HE WAS GONNA FAIL BIG.
  • 00:50:49.831 --> 00:50:50.532
  • HE WAS GONNA FAIL BIG.YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:50:50.532 --> 00:50:54.636
  • YOU KNOW WHAT?MY FATHER NEVER SAID,
  • 00:50:54.636 --> 00:50:55.303
  • MY FATHER NEVER SAID,"I NEED YOU TO FALL BACK ON
  • 00:50:55.303 --> 00:50:55.670
  • "I NEED YOU TO FALL BACK ONSOMETHING.
  • 00:50:55.670 --> 00:50:56.738
  • SOMETHING.I NEED YOU TO HAVE SOMETHING."
  • 00:50:56.738 --> 00:50:58.339
  • I NEED YOU TO HAVE SOMETHING."I HEAR PEOPLE ALL
  • 00:50:58.339 --> 00:51:00.108
  • I HEAR PEOPLE ALLTHE TIME SAY,
  • 00:51:00.108 --> 00:51:01.576
  • THE TIME SAY,"I HAVE A BACKUP PLAN."
  • 00:51:01.576 --> 00:51:02.277
  • "I HAVE A BACKUP PLAN."MY FATHER WAS ALWAYS TALKIN'
  • 00:51:02.277 --> 00:51:02.877
  • MY FATHER WAS ALWAYS TALKIN'ABOUT FORWARD MOMENTUM,
  • 00:51:02.877 --> 00:51:03.478
  • ABOUT FORWARD MOMENTUM,FORWARD, MOVING FORWARD,
  • 00:51:03.478 --> 00:51:04.212
  • FORWARD, MOVING FORWARD,MOVING FORWARD.
  • 00:51:04.212 --> 00:51:05.447
  • MOVING FORWARD.HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW,
  • 00:51:05.447 --> 00:51:06.681
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW,YEARS AGO, DID THIS
  • 00:51:06.681 --> 00:51:07.882
  • YEARS AGO, DID THISSURVEY, AND THEY ASKED A
  • 00:51:07.882 --> 00:51:09.484
  • SURVEY, AND THEY ASKED ASIMPLE QUESTION: "WHAT IS
  • 00:51:09.484 --> 00:51:11.286
  • SIMPLE QUESTION: "WHAT ISIT THAT GENERATES THE
  • 00:51:11.286 --> 00:51:11.886
  • IT THAT GENERATES THEGREATEST EMPLOYEE
  • 00:51:11.886 --> 00:51:12.921
  • GREATEST EMPLOYEESATISFACTION?"
  • 00:51:12.921 --> 00:51:13.421
  • SATISFACTION?"IT WASN'T MONEY.
  • 00:51:13.421 --> 00:51:15.356
  • IT WASN'T MONEY.IT WASN'T ANY OF THE
  • 00:51:15.356 --> 00:51:16.191
  • IT WASN'T ANY OF THETHINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK.
  • 00:51:16.191 --> 00:51:17.625
  • THINGS THAT YOU WOULD THINK.IT WAS WHEN THE EMPLOYEE
  • 00:51:17.625 --> 00:51:18.626
  • IT WAS WHEN THE EMPLOYEESENSED THAT FORWARD
  • 00:51:18.626 --> 00:51:21.463
  • SENSED THAT FORWARDMOMENTUM WAS TAKING PLACE.
  • 00:51:21.463 --> 00:51:23.231
  • MOMENTUM WAS TAKING PLACE.GOD IS A MOVING GOD.
  • 00:51:23.231 --> 00:51:23.865
  • GOD IS A MOVING GOD.- MATT: THANK YOU, LORD.
  • 00:51:23.865 --> 00:51:24.466
  • - MATT: THANK YOU, LORD.- RICK: MY FATHER WAS
  • 00:51:24.466 --> 00:51:25.867
  • - RICK: MY FATHER WASTRYING TO TEACH ME THAT
  • 00:51:25.867 --> 00:51:27.001
  • TRYING TO TEACH ME THATTHERE IS SOMETHING ABOUT
  • 00:51:27.001 --> 00:51:30.805
  • THERE IS SOMETHING ABOUTMOVEMENT.
  • 00:51:30.805 --> 00:51:31.439
  • MOVEMENT.WHEN YOU SPEAK IT IN THE
  • 00:51:31.439 --> 00:51:32.974
  • WHEN YOU SPEAK IT IN THEATMOSPHERE, YOU NEVER
  • 00:51:32.974 --> 00:51:33.842
  • ATMOSPHERE, YOU NEVERREMAIN WHERE YOU ARE.
  • 00:51:33.842 --> 00:51:35.310
  • REMAIN WHERE YOU ARE.YOU'RE ALWAYS MOVING FORWARD.
  • 00:51:35.310 --> 00:51:37.045
  • YOU'RE ALWAYS MOVING FORWARD.MY DAD DIDN'T SAY THIS,
  • 00:51:37.045 --> 00:51:38.713
  • MY DAD DIDN'T SAY THIS,BUT THIS IS--IF HE WAS AN
  • 00:51:38.713 --> 00:51:40.315
  • BUT THIS IS--IF HE WAS ANEDUCATED MAN, HE WOULD'VE
  • 00:51:40.315 --> 00:51:41.916
  • EDUCATED MAN, HE WOULD'VESAID, "YOU KNOW, SON,
  • 00:51:41.916 --> 00:51:43.184
  • SAID, "YOU KNOW, SON,'ENTROPY' IS THE SECOND
  • 00:51:43.184 --> 00:51:44.018
  • 'ENTROPY' IS THE SECONDLAW OF THERMODYNAMICS THAT
  • 00:51:44.018 --> 00:51:45.153
  • LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS THATSUGGESTS ANYTHING MADE UP
  • 00:51:45.153 --> 00:51:46.621
  • SUGGESTS ANYTHING MADE UPOF A PHYSICAL MATTER IS IN
  • 00:51:46.621 --> 00:51:47.822
  • OF A PHYSICAL MATTER IS INTHE PROCESS OF DECAY AND
  • 00:51:47.822 --> 00:51:49.390
  • THE PROCESS OF DECAY ANDEVENTUAL CHAOS,'" BUT HE
  • 00:51:49.390 --> 00:51:50.091
  • EVENTUAL CHAOS,'" BUT HEDIDN'T NEED TO SAY IT.
  • 00:51:50.091 --> 00:51:50.758
  • DIDN'T NEED TO SAY IT.I GOT IT.
  • 00:51:50.758 --> 00:51:51.359
  • I GOT IT.I UNDERSTOOD THAT, IF I
  • 00:51:51.359 --> 00:51:52.127
  • I UNDERSTOOD THAT, IF IREMAINED STAGNANT, I WAS
  • 00:51:52.127 --> 00:51:53.761
  • REMAINED STAGNANT, I WASGONNA BE LEFT BEHIND.
  • 00:51:53.761 --> 00:51:55.830
  • GONNA BE LEFT BEHIND.I UNDERSTOOD THAT, IF I
  • 00:51:55.830 --> 00:51:56.798
  • I UNDERSTOOD THAT, IF IREMAINED STAGNANT, I WOULD
  • 00:51:56.798 --> 00:51:58.833
  • REMAINED STAGNANT, I WOULDNOT BE ABLE TO LIVE IN A
  • 00:51:58.833 --> 00:51:59.701
  • NOT BE ABLE TO LIVE IN AWAY THAT GIVES GLORY TO
  • 00:51:59.701 --> 00:52:00.702
  • WAY THAT GIVES GLORY TOGOD, THAT, IF I REMAINED
  • 00:52:00.702 --> 00:52:02.003
  • GOD, THAT, IF I REMAINEDSTAGNANT, IT WOULD ALWAYS
  • 00:52:02.003 --> 00:52:03.138
  • STAGNANT, IT WOULD ALWAYSBE ABOUT ME AND MY
  • 00:52:03.138 --> 00:52:06.441
  • BE ABOUT ME AND MYCOMFORT: "I'M SO SCARED."
  • 00:52:06.441 --> 00:52:08.042
  • COMFORT: "I'M SO SCARED."I HEAR PEOPLE SAYING ALL
  • 00:52:08.042 --> 00:52:08.810
  • I HEAR PEOPLE SAYING ALLTHE TIME, "I'M SO SCARED
  • 00:52:08.810 --> 00:52:09.611
  • THE TIME, "I'M SO SCAREDTO DO THIS.
  • 00:52:09.611 --> 00:52:10.245
  • TO DO THIS.I'M SO SCARED TO DO THAT."
  • 00:52:10.245 --> 00:52:10.879
  • I'M SO SCARED TO DO THAT."AND I'LL SAY, "ARE YOU A
  • 00:52:10.879 --> 00:52:11.312
  • AND I'LL SAY, "ARE YOU ACHRISTIAN?"
  • 00:52:11.312 --> 00:52:11.946
  • CHRISTIAN?""OH, I LOVE HIM WITH ALL
  • 00:52:11.946 --> 00:52:12.313
  • "OH, I LOVE HIM WITH ALLMY HEART."
  • 00:52:12.313 --> 00:52:12.881
  • MY HEART.""DO YOU KNOW THAT FEAR
  • 00:52:12.881 --> 00:52:13.615
  • "DO YOU KNOW THAT FEARIS NOT OF GOD?"
  • 00:52:13.615 --> 00:52:14.215
  • IS NOT OF GOD?"- MATT: WOW.
  • 00:52:14.215 --> 00:52:14.916
  • - MATT: WOW.- RICK: WHAT IS HE
  • 00:52:14.916 --> 00:52:15.650
  • - RICK: WHAT IS HETELLING YOU TO DO TONIGHT?
  • 00:52:15.650 --> 00:52:16.251
  • TELLING YOU TO DO TONIGHT?WHAT IS HE ASKING YOU TO
  • 00:52:16.251 --> 00:52:17.152
  • WHAT IS HE ASKING YOU TODO TONIGHT?
  • 00:52:17.152 --> 00:52:19.687
  • DO TONIGHT?WHAT HAS HE BEEN TELLING
  • 00:52:19.687 --> 00:52:20.788
  • WHAT HAS HE BEEN TELLINGYOU TO DO TONIGHT?
  • 00:52:20.788 --> 00:52:21.422
  • YOU TO DO TONIGHT?GET YOURSELF OUT OF THE
  • 00:52:21.422 --> 00:52:22.590
  • GET YOURSELF OUT OF THEWAY, AND AS JAMES BROWN
  • 00:52:22.590 --> 00:52:23.491
  • WAY, AND AS JAMES BROWNUSED TO SAY, "GET ON THE
  • 00:52:23.491 --> 00:52:24.626
  • USED TO SAY, "GET ON THEGOOD FOOT."
  • 00:52:24.626 --> 00:52:25.193
  • GOOD FOOT."DO SOMETHING.
  • 00:52:25.193 --> 00:52:27.095
  • DO SOMETHING.MOVE, ADVANCE, MOVE FORWARD.
  • 00:52:27.095 --> 00:52:29.063
  • MOVE, ADVANCE, MOVE FORWARD.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:52:29.063 --> 00:52:29.931
  • [APPLAUSE]DO SOMETHING.
  • 00:52:29.931 --> 00:52:30.865
  • DO SOMETHING.- MATT: OKAY.
  • 00:52:30.865 --> 00:52:31.399
  • - MATT: OKAY.- LAURIE: SO GOOD,
  • 00:52:31.399 --> 00:52:31.900
  • - LAURIE: SO GOOD,SO GOOD, SO GOOD.
  • 00:52:31.900 --> 00:52:35.503
  • SO GOOD, SO GOOD.- MATT: I DON'T THINK
  • 00:52:35.503 --> 00:52:37.338
  • - MATT: I DON'T THINKI'VE EVER HEARD ANYONE
  • 00:52:37.338 --> 00:52:39.807
  • I'VE EVER HEARD ANYONEQUOTE JAMES BROWN--
  • 00:52:39.807 --> 00:52:40.308
  • QUOTE JAMES BROWN--[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:52:40.308 --> 00:52:43.378
  • [APPLAUSE]- LAURIE: CAN WE SING IT?
  • 00:52:43.378 --> 00:52:44.345
  • - LAURIE: CAN WE SING IT?[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:52:44.345 --> 00:52:44.946
  • [LAUGHTER]- MATT: -- AND THEN ME
  • 00:52:44.946 --> 00:52:45.847
  • - MATT: -- AND THEN MEASK YOU TO PRAY.
  • 00:52:45.847 --> 00:52:46.481
  • ASK YOU TO PRAY.I DON'T THINK THAT'S EVER
  • 00:52:46.481 --> 00:52:48.583
  • I DON'T THINK THAT'S EVERHAPPENED BEFORE.
  • 00:52:48.583 --> 00:52:49.050
  • HAPPENED BEFORE.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:52:49.050 --> 00:52:53.655
  • [LAUGHTER]BUT I WANT YOU TO PRAY,
  • 00:52:53.655 --> 00:52:54.789
  • BUT I WANT YOU TO PRAY,AND TAKE YOUR LIBERTY,
  • 00:52:54.789 --> 00:52:57.158
  • AND TAKE YOUR LIBERTY,DR. RIGSBY, BUT I JUST--
  • 00:52:57.158 --> 00:52:58.626
  • DR. RIGSBY, BUT I JUST--YOU KNOW, WE'VE
  • 00:52:58.626 --> 00:52:59.360
  • YOU KNOW, WE'VETOUCHED ON PRISONERS.
  • 00:52:59.360 --> 00:53:01.162
  • TOUCHED ON PRISONERS.WE'VE TOUCHED ON PEOPLE
  • 00:53:01.162 --> 00:53:01.796
  • WE'VE TOUCHED ON PEOPLETHAT ARE LIVING IN FOREIGN
  • 00:53:01.796 --> 00:53:02.430
  • THAT ARE LIVING IN FOREIGNCOUNTRIES.
  • 00:53:02.430 --> 00:53:03.031
  • COUNTRIES.WE'VE TOUCHED ON PEOPLE
  • 00:53:03.031 --> 00:53:04.132
  • WE'VE TOUCHED ON PEOPLETHAT HAVE HIT ROCK BOTTOM.
  • 00:53:04.132 --> 00:53:06.000
  • THAT HAVE HIT ROCK BOTTOM.WE'VE TOUCHED ON PEOPLE
  • 00:53:06.000 --> 00:53:07.268
  • WE'VE TOUCHED ON PEOPLETHAT ARE WANTING TO
  • 00:53:07.268 --> 00:53:08.436
  • THAT ARE WANTING TOADVANCE AND WANTING TO DO
  • 00:53:08.436 --> 00:53:10.271
  • ADVANCE AND WANTING TO DOSOMETHING.
  • 00:53:10.271 --> 00:53:11.339
  • SOMETHING.YOU JUST TOUCHED ON PEOPLE
  • 00:53:11.339 --> 00:53:13.074
  • YOU JUST TOUCHED ON PEOPLETHAT ARE LOOKING FOR
  • 00:53:13.074 --> 00:53:13.841
  • THAT ARE LOOKING FORSOMETHING BIGGER AND
  • 00:53:13.841 --> 00:53:15.176
  • SOMETHING BIGGER ANDBETTER TO DO, THAT MIGHT
  • 00:53:15.176 --> 00:53:17.845
  • BETTER TO DO, THAT MIGHTBE AFRAID TO DO IT.
  • 00:53:17.845 --> 00:53:18.780
  • BE AFRAID TO DO IT.OKAY, SOMEHOW WRAP ALL OF
  • 00:53:18.780 --> 00:53:22.317
  • OKAY, SOMEHOW WRAP ALL OFTHAT INTO SOME KIND OF A
  • 00:53:22.317 --> 00:53:23.084
  • THAT INTO SOME KIND OF APRAYER, AND JUST DO THAT,
  • 00:53:23.084 --> 00:53:24.085
  • PRAYER, AND JUST DO THAT,AND THEN, IF WE GOT A
  • 00:53:24.085 --> 00:53:25.653
  • AND THEN, IF WE GOT AMINUTE OR TWO LEFT,
  • 00:53:25.653 --> 00:53:26.454
  • MINUTE OR TWO LEFT,I WANNA HEAR LAST FEW LITTLE
  • 00:53:26.454 --> 00:53:27.855
  • I WANNA HEAR LAST FEW LITTLELESSONS FROM A THIRD-GRADE
  • 00:53:27.855 --> 00:53:29.324
  • LESSONS FROM A THIRD-GRADEDROPOUT.
  • 00:53:29.324 --> 00:53:29.891
  • DROPOUT.- RICK: SURE, FATHER,
  • 00:53:29.891 --> 00:53:30.491
  • - RICK: SURE, FATHER,HERE'S THE PRAYER: THE
  • 00:53:30.491 --> 00:53:32.393
  • HERE'S THE PRAYER: THEFIRST STEP IS TRUSTING YOU
  • 00:53:32.393 --> 00:53:34.729
  • FIRST STEP IS TRUSTING YOUSO THAT THEY DON'T MISS
  • 00:53:34.729 --> 00:53:38.700
  • SO THAT THEY DON'T MISSTHE SECOND STEP OF BEING
  • 00:53:38.700 --> 00:53:39.434
  • THE SECOND STEP OF BEINGIN A CLASSROOM CALLED
  • 00:53:39.434 --> 00:53:39.901
  • IN A CLASSROOM CALLEDPREPARATION.
  • 00:53:39.901 --> 00:53:40.602
  • PREPARATION.- MATT: THANK YOU, FATHER.
  • 00:53:40.602 --> 00:53:41.803
  • - MATT: THANK YOU, FATHER.- RICK: SO WHEN THEIR
  • 00:53:41.803 --> 00:53:43.938
  • - RICK: SO WHEN THEIRSEASON COMES, MAY THEY BE
  • 00:53:43.938 --> 00:53:46.207
  • SEASON COMES, MAY THEY BEPREPARED BY MAKING SURE
  • 00:53:46.207 --> 00:53:48.009
  • PREPARED BY MAKING SURETHEY'VE ANSWERED THE FIRST
  • 00:53:48.009 --> 00:53:50.345
  • THEY'VE ANSWERED THE FIRSTQUESTION IN THE
  • 00:53:50.345 --> 00:53:51.813
  • QUESTION IN THEAFFIRMATIVE, "YES, I TRUST
  • 00:53:51.813 --> 00:53:54.349
  • AFFIRMATIVE, "YES, I TRUSTYOU," IN THE NAME OF
  • 00:53:54.349 --> 00:53:56.751
  • YOU," IN THE NAME OFJESUS, AMEN.
  • 00:53:56.751 --> 00:53:57.852
  • JESUS, AMEN.- MATT: THAT WAS ONE OF
  • 00:53:57.852 --> 00:53:58.519
  • - MATT: THAT WAS ONE OFTHE COOLEST PRAYERS I'VE
  • 00:53:58.519 --> 00:53:59.220
  • THE COOLEST PRAYERS I'VEEVER SEEN.
  • 00:53:59.220 --> 00:53:59.721
  • EVER SEEN.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:53:59.721 --> 00:54:06.961
  • [LAUGHTER][APPLAUSE]
  • 00:54:06.961 --> 00:54:07.428
  • [APPLAUSE]COME ON WITH IT.
  • 00:54:07.428 --> 00:54:08.296
  • COME ON WITH IT.YOU ARE BECOMING--
  • 00:54:08.296 --> 00:54:09.297
  • YOU ARE BECOMING--- LAURIE: AND NOW YOU HAVE
  • 00:54:09.297 --> 00:54:10.131
  • - LAURIE: AND NOW YOU HAVETO PROMISE THAT YOU'RE
  • 00:54:10.131 --> 00:54:11.266
  • TO PROMISE THAT YOU'REGONNA JUST BE A REGULAR
  • 00:54:11.266 --> 00:54:12.433
  • GONNA JUST BE A REGULARRIGHT HERE.
  • 00:54:12.433 --> 00:54:13.167
  • RIGHT HERE.- RICK: I WOULD BE SO HONORED.
  • 00:54:13.167 --> 00:54:13.768
  • - RICK: I WOULD BE SO HONORED.- MATT: WOULD YOU COME
  • 00:54:13.768 --> 00:54:15.536
  • - MATT: WOULD YOU COMEBACK AND DO THIS MORE?
  • 00:54:15.536 --> 00:54:16.204
  • BACK AND DO THIS MORE?- LAURIE: LIKE, AGAIN AND
  • 00:54:16.204 --> 00:54:16.671
  • - LAURIE: LIKE, AGAIN ANDAGAIN.
  • 00:54:16.671 --> 00:54:17.205
  • AGAIN.- RICK: I WOULD GO
  • 00:54:17.205 --> 00:54:17.739
  • - RICK: I WOULD GOANYWHERE WITH Y'ALL.
  • 00:54:17.739 --> 00:54:18.273
  • ANYWHERE WITH Y'ALL.I WOULD DO ANYTHING
  • 00:54:18.273 --> 00:54:19.340
  • I WOULD DO ANYTHINGBECAUSE OF ONE REASON,
  • 00:54:19.340 --> 00:54:20.675
  • BECAUSE OF ONE REASON,ONLY ONE REASON: I FELL IN
  • 00:54:20.675 --> 00:54:25.780
  • ONLY ONE REASON: I FELL INLOVE WITH YOUR GRANDMOTHER.
  • 00:54:25.780 --> 00:54:26.681
  • LOVE WITH YOUR GRANDMOTHER.I FELL IN LOVE WITH THE
  • 00:54:26.681 --> 00:54:27.515
  • I FELL IN LOVE WITH THESTORIES THAT YOU BOTH TOLD
  • 00:54:27.515 --> 00:54:28.883
  • STORIES THAT YOU BOTH TOLDABOUT YOUR FOLKS, AND THE
  • 00:54:28.883 --> 00:54:29.484
  • ABOUT YOUR FOLKS, AND THEMANTLE HAS BEEN PASSED,
  • 00:54:29.484 --> 00:54:31.819
  • MANTLE HAS BEEN PASSED,AND I CAN UNEQUIVOCALLY
  • 00:54:31.819 --> 00:54:32.620
  • AND I CAN UNEQUIVOCALLYSAY I WOULD LOVE TO COME
  • 00:54:32.620 --> 00:54:33.855
  • SAY I WOULD LOVE TO COMEFOR THIS REASON: Y'ALL ARE
  • 00:54:33.855 --> 00:54:38.559
  • FOR THIS REASON: Y'ALL AREINTERESTED IN ADVANCING
  • 00:54:38.559 --> 00:54:39.460
  • INTERESTED IN ADVANCINGTHE KINGDOM OF GOD.
  • 00:54:39.460 --> 00:54:40.361
  • THE KINGDOM OF GOD.- MATT: THANK YOU, LORD.
  • 00:54:40.361 --> 00:54:40.962
  • - MATT: THANK YOU, LORD.- RICK: IT STARTED WITH
  • 00:54:40.962 --> 00:54:41.529
  • - RICK: IT STARTED WITHPAUL AND JAN, AND IT'S
  • 00:54:41.529 --> 00:54:42.263
  • PAUL AND JAN, AND IT'SCONTINUING, AND I WANNA BE
  • 00:54:42.263 --> 00:54:42.764
  • CONTINUING, AND I WANNA BEA PART OF THAT.
  • 00:54:42.764 --> 00:54:44.065
  • A PART OF THAT.- MATT: WHAT A AWESOME THING.
  • 00:54:44.065 --> 00:54:44.932
  • - MATT: WHAT A AWESOME THING.SO IN THE LAST MINUTE OR
  • 00:54:44.932 --> 00:54:47.869
  • SO IN THE LAST MINUTE ORSO, HIT ME WITH A LESSON
  • 00:54:47.869 --> 00:54:51.039
  • SO, HIT ME WITH A LESSONFROM A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT.
  • 00:54:51.039 --> 00:54:51.739
  • FROM A THIRD-GRADE DROPOUT.JUST HIT ME WITH ANOTHER ONE.
  • 00:54:51.739 --> 00:54:52.373
  • JUST HIT ME WITH ANOTHER ONE.- RICK: YEAH, PROBABLY
  • 00:54:52.373 --> 00:54:54.208
  • - RICK: YEAH, PROBABLYTHE GREATEST LESSON I
  • 00:54:54.208 --> 00:54:55.910
  • THE GREATEST LESSON ILEARNED WAS TO KEEP
  • 00:54:55.910 --> 00:54:58.246
  • LEARNED WAS TO KEEPSTANDING NO MATTER WHAT.
  • 00:54:58.246 --> 00:55:00.948
  • STANDING NO MATTER WHAT.- MATT: RICK RIGSBY,
  • 00:55:00.948 --> 00:55:01.816
  • - MATT: RICK RIGSBY,BROTHER, THANK YOU.
  • 00:55:01.816 --> 00:55:02.583
  • BROTHER, THANK YOU.STAND UP.
  • 00:55:02.583 --> 00:55:03.284
  • STAND UP.LET ME HUG YOU ONE MORE TIME.
  • 00:55:03.284 --> 00:55:03.951
  • LET ME HUG YOU ONE MORE TIME.- RICK: THANK YOU SO MUCH.
  • 00:55:03.951 --> 00:55:04.819
  • - RICK: THANK YOU SO MUCH.- MATT: LOVE YOU, FRIEND.
  • 00:55:04.819 --> 00:55:06.020
  • - MATT: LOVE YOU, FRIEND.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:55:06.020 --> 00:55:06.888
  • [APPLAUSE]- RICK: THANK YOU.
  • 00:55:06.888 --> 00:55:07.789
  • - RICK: THANK YOU.- MATT: TO BE CONTINUED.
  • 00:55:07.789 --> 00:55:09.390
  • - MATT: TO BE CONTINUED.THIS "PRAISE" PROGRAM IS
  • 00:55:09.390 --> 00:55:10.458
  • THIS "PRAISE" PROGRAM ISGONNA BE CONTINUED MANY TIMES.
  • 00:55:10.458 --> 00:55:11.559
  • GONNA BE CONTINUED MANY TIMES.GOD BLESS YOU, FRIEND.
  • 00:55:11.559 --> 00:55:13.728
  • GOD BLESS YOU, FRIEND.WE'LL SEE YA NEXT TIME.
  • 00:55:13.728 --> 00:55:15.296
  • WE'LL SEE YA NEXT TIME.COME ON, TEXAS, LET'S GO.
  • 00:55:15.296 --> 00:55:16.698
  • COME ON, TEXAS, LET'S GO.[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]
  • 00:55:16.698 --> 00:55:19.367