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thank for joining us for this special edition of "ac360". tonight bowe bergdahl is returned to freedom after five years in the brutal hands of the taliban. also simple joy from those who are glad he's finally coming home. later tonight, see you in church, sterling at a predominantly house of worship. i'll talk to the pastor and whether he thinks sterling is a racist and why he invited him to his church. and a remarkable story how one church and his preacher do what
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few people can. we begin with the release of army sergeant bowe bergdahl only prisoner of war in average. and constitutional questions surrounding the price of obtaining his freedom. five guantanamo detainee, taliban nomembers to get him ba. either way sergeant bergdahl will be heading home. he's in germany, where nic robertson joins us and ed lavandera is in his hometown of haley, idaho. the administration said they were concerned about sergeant bergdahl's acute health problems. what do we know about his medical condition? >> reporter: they girl. he's in stable condition but his condition requires hospitalization they say. they are focusing on his dietary and nutritional needs,
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essentially what he was eating while in captivity wasn't enough so that's what they are to discussion on. also his psychological recovery, that's what's being worked on as well. he'll be questioned and talked to as well. does he have any useful actionable military actions. but it does seem to be his diet, what he's eating, his basic physical health. that's the biggest concern at the moment. >> ed, you're in his hometown. very tight community. what's the reaction there to his release? >> reporter: well, simply here ecstatic. i've been coming here for five years and it struck me there's a lot of signs that were put up five years ago that said standing with bowe or other yellow ribbons. over the course of five years those banners and those ribbons, the changing of the seasons here have taken its toll on them. they all look very weathered but they are all still there and across many of them signs yellow
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signs that have gone up mission accomplished, bowe is home. there's a feeling of ecstatic and overwhelming joy that hopefully they say in the coming weeks and perhaps even just a couple of months from now bowe will be coming back they're haley, idaho. >> i talked to several people that served with him who believe he's a deserter. clearly people in the town have heard that criticism. what do they make of it. what have they said to you? >> reporter: there's no question. they are fully aware not only of the criticism that the obama administration is the undergoing but the criticism of bowe bergdahl directly. and many of the people closest to the family at this point are just trying to deflect those questions and say, look, we're going to leave the politics and those kinds of discussions, we'll leave that to the world outside of haley. they say they would much rather focus on set up an environment in a place that bowe bergdahl will be welcomed home to the help in his transition back to
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civilian life in normal american life here in idaho. >> he'll be transferred from germany to san antonio, texas to a facility there. is it clear when that transfer is going take place. do they know yet? >> reporter: they don't. what they are saying the recovery will go at the pace that he's comfortable with. what doctors are saying they are sensitive to everything he's been through and having said that, they only are beginning to learn everything that he's been through, the psychological recovery, try to help him regain perspective, control over his life. you and i are used to making a decision about what we want to eat tonight, what we're going to do tomorrow. one of the thing doctors will be doing is reintroduce him to those concepts. under captivity those decisions weren't his to take and make. he didn't know what he would get to eat or what would happen the next day. how many times, for example, was he put through mock executions.
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doctors are figuring that out. it's all to be determined. his father describes it as a deep dive. coming up too fast could kill him or make him worse. so that's what the doctors are saying. it's the pace of recovery is really dependent on sergeant bergdahl and that really will, therefore, determine just 0-quickly he can make that flight back to the united states, anderson. >> thanks very much. more now on the five guantanamo detainees who are now in qatar tonight. pamela brown has that angle. >> reporter: the men seen here in video released by an afghan news agency were greeted as heroes when they landed in qatar. for years they were considered extremely dangerous by the u.s. government. >> i don't think anyone harbors any illusions about these five taliban members and what they might, might do if they were transferred. >> reporter: that stancing changed saturday when the men were allowed to leave guantanamo
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bay. among the detainees released is khair ulla said wali khairkhwa. another one, mullah mohammad fazl. and mullah norullah noori said he was not expected to the taliban. u.s. intelligence sources said abdul haq wasiq said he claimed he was arrested while trying to thips. and finally chief of
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communications, mohamed nab nabi omari helped prisoners escape from afghanistan. u.s. officials won't elaborate on what exactly those assurances were and added they were not negotiating with terrorists because qatar officials helped secure the exchange. there's a one year ban on travel for the men. pamela brown, cnn, washington. >> let's dig deeper now in the circumstances of their release and whether president obama broke the law by not notifying congress 30 days before it happened. diane fine stain said it would have been better if they were informed. chambliss said he doesn't believe the claim that the u.s. needed to act quickly. jeff, there are a number of voices on capitol hill saying the president broke the law by
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not giving congress 30 day warning on the prisoner swap. do you agree? >> do i. i think the law very clear. the law says if you are, you the president, are going to release anyone from guantanamo, you have to give congress 30 days notice. now when the president obama signed that law he put in a signing statement. he said i believe there is an exception for exogent circumstances for emergencies and he says today this was such an exception. signing statements are not law. signing statements are just the president's opinion. and no one said that law was unconstitutional. no one challenged it in court. and the law was on the books. so maybe he thought he had a good reason. maybe that law s-in fact, unconstitutional. but it was violated. and i just don't think there's any doubt about it. >> michael, the other thing that's obviously raising a lot of concern a lot of people voice especially within the mimt communities saying bowe bergdahl
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was a deserter he walked off his post and should be held accountable for abandoning that post. do you expect the military to, in fact, try hold him accountable and put him on trial in some way? >> i do. i expect the military will try to court martial him in some way to make sure that he's given a hearing to determine how he should be discharged from the service. obviously if he was captured or returned to the base two hours after he walked off he would have received some type of punishment, would have gotten not additional punishment, reduction in rank. the fact he was gone for a long period of time i'm sure there's mitigating circumstances surrounding his capture and how he's been treated for five years. it's not fair for the other soldiers in the military to know that this guy walked off his base, deserted his post, apparently in the middle of the night and he can come home and receive an honorable discharge like every other soldier who served, followed the orders and
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duties they were required to do. >> what are the options here? you said a trial would be one. what are the options have the military has to punish him or figure out how he should leave the service. >> general court martial. can give him any type of punishment including dishonorable discharge. then from there bad conduct discharge. give him other general discharge or check him out of the army for misconduct. >> there's some out there saying the president should be impeached for this. we heard from some on capitol hill. does got it that far? >> i certainly don't think so. i don't think this is the kind of highest crime and misdeamnor that would amount to grounds for impeachment. this is mostly a political process. this is part of the give and
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take between congress and the president. and the courts have generally stayed out of these sorts of controversies between courts and congress. congress can hold hearings. congress can call witnesses. congress can pass new laws that are tighter, have greater sanctions, but as far as i'm concerned the facts are the facts. if this law stays on the books it should be followed. >> michael, there's obviously also been a lot of criticism about the exchange, one u.s. soldier for five gitmo detainees. do you agree with those criticisms. what do you make of this? >> i think america has to get its soldiers back and i understand the criticism of exchanging five soldiers or five prisoners for one american soldier but we as the united states need to get our prisoners back whether he abandoned his post, you know, willfully or not it's important for us to bring our soldiers home whether it's lawful or not or whether -- it's another issue.
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>> the idea that he abandoned his post that should not in any way negate the idea of not leaving anybody behind. >> in my view. he's still an american. he might have done something wrong and violated the law or orders, general orders to stay in his base but we still should bring him back. >> good to have you on michael and jeffrey. set your dvr so you can watch 360 any time you like. voices on both sides over the circumstances of bergdahl's disappearance including some who believe he's a deserter and his family who are waiting for sergeant bergdahl to come home. on my count. the one where you step up and save the day? make it happen. (crowd) oh no... introducing verizon xlte. hey guys, i got it right here!
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we touched on the top of the broadcast the device of bowe bergdahl's release there's joy in his hometown and family' relief around the country that an american captive is safe. there's practical questions about the wisdom of making a deal to get him back and the political dimension. morn all that from jake tapper. >> reporter: welcome news for bowe bergdahl's parents. their son, america's only known prisoner of war was released by his taliban captors and coming the home idaho. >> five years is a seemingly endless long time. but you've made it. >> reporter: but new details coming to light about how bergdahl's freedom was both lost and regained complicate any
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planned ticker tape parades. these fareses of five mid to high level taliban prisoners smiling as they are released from guantanamo bay to qatar in exchange for bergdahl. though trading four hostages or prisoners of war is not unprecedented in american history this latest swap has opponents. >> you've sent a message over tory al qaeda group in the world that says that there is some value now in that hostage in a way that they didn't have before. >> reporter: the obama administration defends the deal. >> the united states of america does not leave our men and women in uniform behind, ever. >> reporter: bergdahl is currently in germany where his physical and mental health are the priorities. one of his first tasks is relearning english. >> i hope your english is coming back and i want you to know i'm proud of you and so proud of your character. >> reporter: his parents joy not with standing more than a dozen soldiers who served with bergdahl call him a deserter.
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they tell cnn he purposely left the observation post. an afghan child said he saw an american soldier walking by himself. on nbc's "meet the press" sunday chuck hagel deferred questions about how bergdahl came into enemy hands. >> i'm not surprised that there are still questions and until we get the facts exactly what the condition of sergeant bergdahl is we can't go much further and speculate. >> reporter: sls on the ground at the time tell cnn insurgents were eight to take advantage of the massive military under taking to rescue bergdahl with ieds placed more effectively. six soldiers were killed during that week. clayton bowman, walker, curt curtis, darren andrews, matthew martinic and for their parents
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this moment will never come. >> today families across america share in the joy that i know you feel. >> reporter: many soldiers are furious. the facebook page bowe bergdahl is not a hero was started by one of bergdahl's former squad leaders. it has nearly 6,000 members. a petition to punish bergdahl forgoing awol was started hours after his release. people who served with bergdahl want answers if not a court martial for desertion. defense officials tell cnn that the sergeant won't face a court martial but instead be promoted to staff sergeant later this month. >> at that lot of bitter feelings and great joy especially in haley, idaho. i know it's got be incredibly exciting time for your and everybody in haley. talk to us about the moment you found out your friend was coming home. i know you called and spoke to his mother.
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>> die. about 11:00, 11:30 on saturday the phone started going crazy and i picked it up and my friend said i heard the craziest news on the radio that bowe has been released. before i got super excited because there's been so many talks and rumor, i called his family to confirm and his mom answered the phone just super over the top excited. she was crying. all she could get out for the first little bit was it's true, it's true. after that kind of all sank in and my whole house went crazy and then everybody started kind of piling out of their houses and into town so we could all talk and celebrate. >> i know his parents obviously have been working overtime but behind-the-scenes trying to push to keep his cause alive. what does that involve? >> well, his parents have been a big part of that. they are the ones that have been making trips to washington. we've been doing every year the community has put together a rally where we have motorcycle
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groups, p.o.w./m.i.a. groups come in. last year we counted 1100 motorcycle groups where we have a big rally. we planted a tree every year to symbolize every year he was in captivity. nice way for the community to get together, show support and bring aware nose the situation. >> you know bowe well. i mean you met him. i under when he came into your ballet studio where you worked what's he like? >> he is a great guy. de. one of my dancers was a family friend of his. he had a sword fighting class right before her class and he just stayed to watch what was going on in ballet class. next thing i know i had a male dancer which in a small town idaho is a wonderful thing. got to put on more productions and the girls got more experience partnering with a gentleman. >> did you know anything about his disillusionment with the war? did he ever express that to you? >> he did not express that to
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me. we talked about other stuff in the time between everything. we would chat about other things. you know, we're best friends so we chat about a lot of the silly things that best friends chat about, relationships and everything. he is very much, you know, he kept to himself a lot in a lot of his thoughts and i grew up in an army base so maybe he thought it wasn't necessarily the place to talk to me about it because i may have come from a different mindset than he was. >> there obviously has been criticism of him by some, especially end some who served with him in the same unit. how does the community deal with that? is the community kind of dismayed by some of the krissism of him or how does the community feel? >> you know, everyone in the community, not everyone because obviously i can't speak for everybody, but we knew there were some articles while he's been gone. the whole general feel of the
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town is that we're happy he's back. we're happy that he's out of captivity. right now we just want to celebrate the fact that he's alive and well or as well as he can be. and show support for the family and let them know we're behind them for whatever they need to do to make sure bowe on his uphill battle he has what he needs. the community has bonded together to show support, and, you know, in a unified thing. we can deal with all the other stuff later. we're so happy and thrilled to have him back that that's our focus here. >> it's great town. identify been there many times. he's lucky to have you as neighbors and friends. thank you for talking with us. >> great. thank you very much. >> as always find out more on the story at up next the latest from donald sterling and shly sterling's sale of the clippers. and we'll talk to the pastor who invited sterling to his church. he may look and sound like a rock star but he's a pentecostal
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preacher with a following that's hard to reach, young people.
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quick recap. mrs. sterling has worked out a deal to let her keep her ties to the los angeles clippers. she will have owner emeritus to allow her to attend games. donald sterling is banned from the nba for life for making racist remarks. earlier tonight his attorney said mrs. sterling didn't disclose why she wanted her husband to see doctors who
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declared him mentally incapacitated. >> i think shelly induced him to do these examinations without disclosing to him what she was really doing just on the theory gee why don't we get an examination maybe you can use some medication. >> there's also this. over the weekend mr. sterling accepted an invitation to a predominantly african-american church service in south central los angeles. there were cameras rolling. [ applause ] invitation or not to some it looked like a publicity stunt an attempt by sterling to improve his image. the invitation came from the reverend and he joins me tonight. pastor, donald sterling came to your church. why did you invite him to come and what was it like? >> a little while ago some friend of mr. sterling, i met
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them, and i was invited to visit him and that's how it all started about, oh, some weeks ago. >> so you hadn't met donald sterling or didn't know him up until about two or so weeks ago, correct? >> that's right. >> and why did you decide to invite him to your church? >> i pastor a congregation in south central los angeles, and i was watching television one day and i noticed this man carrying a load, a burden and my heart just went out the him and i have a desire to meet with him and see if i could encourage him as i would any other soul that i was in contact with. >> did you have any concern about the comments that mr. sterling had made either on that recording, i'm not sure if you heard the recording or public comments he made to me about magic johnson. did you have any concern? >> yes.
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i have great deal of concern about the comments, it's not something that i condone but i can understand. when you are burdened or disturbed as a human being, you have a right, i won't say a right but sometimes you say things that you really don't mean. and i think that's what happened in his case. >> do you believe his remarks were racist? do you believe he is racist? >> no, after talking to him and looking into his background, i don't -- i really do not believe he's a racist. and i think that -- like so many of us, we lose our cool, we lose our sense of thinking, and we say things that we regret at times. i firmly believe that. >> i want to play you something he said to me in an interview, an interview on camera about two weeks or so ago. this is not the recording that
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started this all that he made with this woman stiviano. this is an interview he made in front of a camera some of what he said to me. >> that's one problem i have. jews, when they get successful, they will help their people. and some of the african-americans, maybe i'll get in trouble again, they don't want to help anybody. >> then he went on to talk about magic johnson as somebody who in his words has aids as has done nothing for african-americans. do you feel those comments were made under duress or stress? >> yes, do i feel that way. each of us will -- i'll use the administrate term, we'll lose our cool at times and say things we'll regret. he said himself it might get him in trouble. so i look at the scriptures, the bible and i have a great deal of belief in the word of god.
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and i just can't picture him as being a person who carries hate continuously in their heart. >> just lastly do i have to ask, donald sterling told me he's given a lot of money to a number of organizations, a number of african-american groups over the years, he donates money to. has he made any donation of any kind to your church or your expecting him to? >> no, i'm not expecting money. i never discussed with him when he entered our worship. he said to me, he said reverend i would like to do something to help the people in this community with you. that's the only time anything was discussed about financial. he just voluntarily said that. i haven't given it any thought. >> thank you, pastor. an honor to talk to you. up next possible future of faith in america. how one church leader is drawing huge crowds of the young that wait in line to get in as if it's a rock concert.
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welcome back. when i say hipster church is not the first idea that comes to mind to. that's what makes our next story so intrigue. we're pretty confident you never
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met a pastor like this. his church which he founded with his wife brims with 20 and 30 somethings. this wait in line to get in. and this happens in new york city. poppy harlow reports. >> reporter: the music. the lights. the crowds. it looks like a rock concert. and the lines around the block are enough to make any nightclub envious. but this, this is church. and some new yorkers can't seem get enough of their unlikely pastor carl lenz. >> i won't say i walk through the valley of the shadow of death take a look at my life i realize. >> reporter: with his leather jackets and body inch incorporate he looks more like a rock concert than the head of a
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p pentecostal church. but this 35-year-old basketball fanatic, a walk on nc state who calls him the unofficial chaplain for the new york knicks is a pastor. >> if you ran from church your whole life because you don't like the organization we meet in the club and won't sing the songs you are used to sing. >> you take issue when people call this religion. >> do i. it can be religious about being a car thief. you can be religious, you know, criminal. but we have a relationship with god. >> i would dwell in the house of the lord forever. come on, somebody, that's worth a pentecostal shout down. >> reporter: this is the american branch of the australian mega churchill song which boasts some 75,000 members in 12 countries. lenz and his wife started hill
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song nyc three years ago after meeting at the church's bible college in sidney. >> i got on my knees and said jesus i need to give this a shot with you in charge. >> we tried create a place that's safe for people, a home to people. it's not for everyone. that's okay. that's the great diversity and the beauty of the house of god, the church. ♪ >> reporter: on an average sunday some 6,000 followers pour in over the day's five services. >> you leave filled with the holy spirit. you don't feel judged at all. >> when i came here i found what i was looking for. i found god. >> reporter: you found god. >> his presence here is phenomenal. >> reporter: the church baptisms are carried out here. in a times square hotel swimming
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pool. >> i feel amazing. >> this narrow day to jesus some people are rolling right by it. >> reporter: watch him preach and you'll see veins pop-out of his neck. his intensity silences the entire congregation. whether or not you agree with his message, there's no denying lenz is magnetic. >> up can't find hope this is to be your moment to try the chief shepherd that's never failed anybody, let me give the creator at a shot at my life. >> reporter: the carl the next joel osteen. >> could well be. >> while they are complaining moses is already praising. >> reporter: brian houston founded hill song 30 years ago in australia with his wife. are you concerned people are coming for them more than the message. >> no. people lining up in churches in
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london, cape town, stockholm. his tattoos were a problem. >> reporter: you don't like the tatoos. >> they are okay. >> they are stickers. thanks for bringing that up. >> bucket list. >> reporter: he seems to revery well in the spotlight but he would prefer you focus on his speechg than his wardrobe. he's been blocked from visiting inmates because prison staff thought he looked more like a criminal than a cleric. >> it's so funny when people make comments about the way we look, they don't mean to be judgmental but i say what should we look like. you're implying there's an outfit i could wear that would bring peace to you. the whole point of our faith is to come exactly as you are. >> jesus loves you. >> reporter: you got to admit that the way you dress, the
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tattoo, the way you look gets people talking and is that a bad thing? >> of course not. >> you wonder why they call it a hipster church. >> i'm not a hipster. hipsters are -- >> first of all hipster is one who lives in brooklyn who has a much better beard and lives in brooklyn. >> reporter: hill song draws crowds and skeptics. >> any time a church can get people in the door is a good thing. if we're getting them in under the guise of a cool experience or cool club type experience will that sustain them. >> reporter: brett is the author of hipster christianity. >> whenever a pastor or celebrity pastor becomes the draw, it's a distraction from jesus and that should be the draw. >> do you notice your bible still works mid-week. >> i don't know the big lights,
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sound and music and style of the church will transform a young person's life in the long run. >> reporter: some might say this is christianity light. is that fair? >> i don't know what that means. they say everything from shallow teaching to emotional music. >> when your bank account says zero we have jesus. we'll be all right. no fear. >> i heard the other critical bent if you have a lot of people coming you must be doing something wrong which is the weirdest concept in history. wherever jesus went there are throngs of people trying to get in. our goal is not to turn cultish thinking in new york city come to our church we'll change you. that's an arrogant promise. >> have people said that to you it's cultish. >> for sure. >> can you see where that might be coming from >> people are uneducated what a
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cult is. a cult is when i tell you when a to think. if you think differently you're gone. we preach the opposite. you should do home and question what i preach. look it up in your own bible. >> reporter: getting american youth to read a bible is more and more difficult. a 2012 pew study found one-third of american adults under 30 have no religious affiliation a big jump from past generations. >> your church is filled with young people. no it's not. we just have some. >> are you criticizing the traditional typical what we picture as church. >> i'm not criticizing it. >> christianity should be about unbridled contagious joy. but religion has hijacked the fundamental ingredient of our faith. >> as you saw he's attracting big time crowds and attracted major celebrities. where is the money going? that's part of poppy harlow's report just ahead.
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hillsong nyc which he founded in the heart of new york is drawing an unlikely flock, the young and trendy and celebrities as well. the church's balance sheet is exploding. here's part two of the report. >> reporter: hillsong church has a band with 13 million albums sold. >> reporter: some newspapers have pegged the church's worth at 50 million to $100 million. are those numbers right? >> it would be in the ballpark. it's tiny compared with the catholic church. >> reporter: tithing is encouraged. credit cards accepted. some people look at it they live in a cool neighborhood, nice place on the river. >> if you go down that road you cannot be poor enough for some
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people but we are never going to cater to that mind set of people telling us how to live. >> reporter: as pastor carl lentz's star rises, celebrities gatherer around him. >> the goal of the church is from the nameless to the famous. we should have celebrities. we believe. we're trying to reach everybody. >> reporter: there is justin baby whoever tweeted, i broke down today after one of lentz's services and this baptized kevin durant. >> we wanted to know where he falls on social issues and politics. >> jesus transcends politics wlchlt i'm right wing, left wing, democrat, republican -- >> are you going to tell us? >> no. >> reporter: some of his positions are clearer than others. don't get drunk, no sex before marriage. >> are gay men and women welcome?
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>> absolutely. we have a lot of gay men and women in our church. >> it's not our place to tell anyone how they should live. that's their journey. >> reporter: every article i've read about you guys says he declines to discuss gay marriage. >> it's a misquote because i do discuss it just not the way that people want me to. when it comes to homosexuality, i refuse to let a human being or a media moment dictate how we approach it. jesus was in an era where homosexuality was wildly prevalent. i am waiting to see a quote where jesus addressed it on the record in front of people. he never did. >> reporter: but people are finding hillsong. 3,000 turned up for one of the church's first events in los angeles. >> the funny thing about
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hillsong whether the music or the churches, we seem to do well where other people struggle. >> will we not see you in the bible belt? >> i don't feel that's where we are called to be. >> reporter: he does not dream of building aing me ka church. >> success is not having a big church, a lot of money, nice cars, prosperity for us is knowing jesus and having the right to repent from a sinful life and cling to that cross every day. >> thank you guys for waiting. we can't expect to be at capacity. >> reporter: he is redefining church for some. >> whether you like it or not, god is your shepherd and he has never failed anybody and he's not going to start with you. whether you like it or not, you need to hear it. >> it's interesting to see. i have heard about him but have not seen him preach. they are focusing on big cities, is that right? >> absolutely. they said you're not going to
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see this in the bible belt. this works in new york city. i'm shocked the first time i went there were lines around the block. they couldn't let some people in. people would wait outside for hours to get into the next service. i think they will pop up in big cities across america. they are in 12 major cities around the world. they are working where people have conceptions that big churches don't work. >> i didn't understand his answer on same-sex relationships? >> did you think it sounded like a nonanswer. >> he said that jesus never said anything about it which is an argument that you hear before. but he does say that. do we know if he preaches about it? >> we haven't heard him preach about it. we have not heard him preach about it other than saying everyone is welcome here and the discussion of homosexuality and gay marriage is a private one to
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have. he told me that this is where he and the church stand right now. they're young. he's in his 30s. this is a young church, three years old in new york city. and he said that may change over the years. and as we see the discussion about gay rights progress in this country it's going to be important and interesting to watch where their stance becomes if they choose a public stance on that. >> thank you for that report. the arrest of an fbi fugitive described as armed and dangerous. and a search effort in the disappearance of madeleine mccann in 2007, what police are now focusing on, next. nineteen years ago, we thought, "wow, how is there no way to tell the good from the bad?" so we gave people the power of the review.
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a lot more happening tonight. susan? >> we start with breaking news on the search for a san francisco man accused of having explosive materials at his home. it is apparently over. an fbi source is telling us that ryan chamberlain is in custody. the block near his home was closed 15 hour over the weekend as investigators searched and cleared the area. also breaking tonight about the nfl. 14 pro football players are suing the league for financial compensation for game-related injuries. they claim that the nfl knew that repeated concussions would lead to brain injury and
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illnesses. and the ntsb says that the black boxes have been recovered from the private plane crash that killed all on board. the pilots were trying to take off saturday night north of boston when the plane crashed through a fence and down an embankment and caught fire. the supreme court ruled in favor of a woman who was victimed of violating a chemical weapons treat y. the justices ruled that the government overstepped its authority. the case will now go back to lower courts. police investigating the disappearance of three-year-old madeleine mccann are going to start digging in an area near where she went missing in portugal. and spain's king is stepping
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down after nearly 30 years on the throne with the country in the midst of deep economic crisis. in a statement, the king said it is time for a new generation to take over so crown prince felipe will succeed his father. his wife will now become queen and she was once a journalist in spain, a reporter and anchor there. >> that does it for us. we'll see you at 11:00 p.m. even for another edition of "ac360." this is cnn tonight. i'm don lemon. what do justin bieber and donnell sterling have in common? >> why are black people afraid of chain saws? >> if you want to broadcast you are associating with black people. >> you can apologize all you want but you can't unsay something like that. but who decides when you've crossed the line? that's the debate tonight. also