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Prayer group asks for devine help in ending writers’ strike

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre “If it goes on for months it will shut down the income for families, and people need to start making tough decisions,” Covell said. “There is a lot of fear. There is a very current need for prayer. “Both sides think they are right. We are praying for it to be fast and fair and dealt with quickly.” The Writers Guild of America began striking at the beginning of this month after talks broke down over compensation for shows offered on the Internet. Negotiators for the guild and producers were scheduled to resume contract negotiations on Nov.26. The Hollywood Prayer Network is a group of more than 5,000 Christians who pray for celebrities and provides “mentors” for struggling actors. It’s an effort to reform what many Christian believers view as an unholy Hollywood culture. “Being a Christian in Hollywood is always going to be a taboo,” said Roderick Taylor, who wrote the Jodie Foster movie “The Brave One.” “Hollywood is the most exciting place to be but it’s also the most horrible place for an artist to be,” he said. “It is the absolute capital of human vice and malignant narcissism.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! BEVERLY HILLS – Christian believers prayed for divine intervention to end the two-week-old Hollywood writers strike that has shut down production on some shows and cost some their jobs. “We pray that both groups would feel your supernatural guidance to stop blaming and posturing and start peacefully listening and negotiating,” prayed Geriann McIntosh, senior vice president of administration for Warner Bros. Television. “We pray that you keep everyone that is affected by the strike in your loving care.” Nearly 700 people prayed on Friday during the National Media Prayer Breakfast at the Beverly Hilton. The breakfast was co-sponsored by the Hollywood Prayer Network and Mastermedia International, Inc. Prayer network founder Karen Covell said the strike cost her husband a job composing music for a television pilot. last_img read more

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first_imgScottish comedian Kevin Bridges couldn’t hide his delight when he finally got his hands on his favourite drink Football Special. The hugely popular comedian immediately took to Twitter to express his joy that the soft drink was now being stocked in his native Glasgow. Bridges posted a picture of the Football Special bottle and wrote the following caption.“Good to see this fine brew has made it over to Clydebank from Donegal! @The_glen_cafe Yaldy! 🙂A few weeks back Donegal Daily revealed how Seamus McDaid, 26, had been charged with giving the unique-flavoured soft drink a new lease of life – across the globe.He was tasked with promoting the brand across the USA in major cities like Boston and Philadelphia. McDaid also revealed how he was stocking the brand in Glasgow because of the large Donegal diaspora in the city.It seems his efforts are already paying off. 🙂  SCOTTISH COMEDIAN DELIGHTED TO GET HIS ‘SPECIAL’ DONEGAL BREW was last modified: May 6th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:FeaturesFootball SpecialGlasgowKevin BridgesMcDaid’snewsTwitterlast_img read more

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