LAST GENERATION NETWORK NEWS: "Christian Edition" (Tuesdays Only)

 October 8, 2013 - TUESDAY - Heshvan 4, 5774

The scene would have been unimaginable throughout the vast majority of Jewish history. Row upon row of Christians shouting and swaying, fervently proclaiming their faith right in the heart of Jerusalem. But these Christians, on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, were not denouncing the scattered Jews in the room, or preaching of a time when control of the holy city would be wrested from Jewish hands.

They were cheering the Jews in the audience, singing in Hebrew, and proclaiming God’s love for the Jewish people and the Jewish state.

From Malaysia and the Philippines, the Netherlands and Ireland — even the West Bank — hundreds of Christian Zionists gathered in the Clal Building on Jaffa Road Sunday night. They had come for the 10th annual Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem, broadcast around the world.

Mark Driscoll

Mark Driscoll Pulls Up to Church Service in Hearse to Ask, 'Will Christianity Have a Funeral or a Future?'

To emphasize his point (and promote his new book) that the Church is essentially dying, or at least on the cusp of doing so, Seattle megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll arrived to a Sunday evening worship service at Mars Hill Church U-District in a black hearse and suited in formal funeral attire.


West Side Highway, Biker Incident

Source: NYPD Officer Joined in Beatdown of SUV Driver, Alexian Lien, Who Crushed Biker's Spine in Manhattan Highway Brawl

A seven year veteran of the New York Police Department (NYPD) was allegedly part of the biker party that beat up wealthy Manhattan executive Alexian Lien, 33, during a controversial highway brawl in New York and has been placed on modified duties pending an investigation.

Prayer at Football Games Warning Issued by ACLU to Tenn. Schools

Students in Cranston, Rhode Island hold signs supporting religious freedom after atheist student
The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee distributed a letter to 135 school superintendents throughout the state last week, telling them that school-sponsored prayer before football games is a violation of the Constitution's First Amendment that prohibits an endorsement of religion. In response to similar letters sent in the past, legal groups have countered the ACLU's claims by arguing that students have a constitutional right to free speech and religious expression.

Mike D'Antoni talks with Jeremy Lin during a February game against the New Orleans Hornets. As Linsanity dies down and the Knicks hit a losing streak, D'Antoni's days with New York may be numbered.

'Linsanity' Director Talks About Jeremy Lin Inspiring His Own Faith (Interview Video)

Evan Leong is the director of the documentary "Linsanity," which opened in 10 American cities on October 4. Like his subject, Houston Rockets player Jeremy Lin, Leong also grew up playing basketball and is Asian-American, and started chronicling Lin's story back when he was playing at Harvard.

Ron Shaich

Millionaire Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich Lives on $4.50 a Day to Draw Attention to Hunger in US

Ron Shaich, CEO of Panera Bread Co. who was compensated some $4.4 million in 2012 by his billion dollar company, is nearing the end of a week long challenge in which he gave up a budget supporting sumptuous eating to survive on just $4.50 a day to draw attention to hunger in the United States.

Android 4.3, JellyBean Moto X Update Leaks, New Software Update Improves Camera

Moto X Phone (Wood)
The Android 4.3 JellyBean update for the Moto X smartphone leaked towards the end of last month.

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