Challenge Good News Paper - 383 September 2015
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Reality Rules
Against the grain

New acceptance
Dr Saleh was on the verge of suicide in his personal crisis
New acceptance
Great Aussie Dream is no surety
Owning one's house is something that Australians have long aimed for, and even expected.
Great Aussie Dream is no surety
YOLO and the House Rules
You only live once, so make sure you know the Universe’s rules
YOLO and the House Rules
Shadow of protection
After a string of divorces, Christa found the safe place she longed for
Shadow of protection
Addictive past given up
Curiosity led Neil Caintic to try drugs for the first time. Little did he know he was being led into a trap – one that seemed to have no escape.
Addictive past given up
Money can become a drug
UK University professors Stephen Lea and Paul Webley argue that human behaviour towards money cannot solely be explained by its usefulness.
Money can become a drug
Officer Rudi’s awakening
I was not prepared to die, says former cop
Officer Rudi’s awakening
Instant answers smother truth
On TheVerge.com, Thomas Ricker gives a comical reflection on his increasing forgetfulness: Google's making me dumb. He blames the search giant for its ready-made, easy-access answers to everything: "Why memorize anything when it's so readily accessible?" His tech-dependent laziness might sound familiar – but is he right?
Instant answers smother truth
You’re a feminist
The concept of feminism today has become confused with the idea that women are the same as men. But that's not what feminism is about.
You’re a feminist
Loving others is highest honour
Sporting honours comes a poor second to golden relationships, says Shannon
Loving others is highest honour
Anxiety is over
Once a happy and confident child, 25-year-old Nateeka White spent years of her life crippled by severe social anxiety.
Anxiety is over
Former drug dealer is now a prisoner mentor
“Power from drug dealing was replaced with a life of peace” says transformed former prisoner Glen Roberts
Former drug dealer is now a prisoner mentor
Human gene mutations “arose in the last 200 generations”
We have periodically pointed out that, from a biblical perspective, there have only been about 200 human generations since time began. (E.g. creation.com/human-population-growth, creation.com/biologos-adam)
Human gene mutations “arose in the last 200 generations”
Taking the stress out of funerals
Arranging a funeral is never easy due to the emotional and financial cost but there are various arrangements that we can prepay as well as fix the arrangements and cost ahead of time.
Taking the stress out of funerals
Puffed up paratrooper changes tack
My amateur boasting was humbled after 10,000ft jump, says Hermann
Puffed up paratrooper changes tack
Lust loses to love
One faithful man changed Leonie’s mind about love
Lust loses to love
You could be wrong
We've been wrong about many things – never assume the obvious is true!
You could be wrong
You will always be a father and grandfather
"Gramps! Gramps! Can we do super hero and dragging please?" Over the past two months this has been a constant question that I have heard from the lips of my grandchildren during their stay with us.
15 simple things dads may not realise are the most important things
Dads, here are 15 simple things your kids want from you. As it turns out, these little things are actually the biggest things of all.
15 simple things dads may not realise are the most important things
Australian music streaming services
Many companies are competing for your music spend, with a going price of around $12 per month. The only free track-on-demand service is Spotify, plus the web-only interface of Myspace.com. If you are happy with ad-supported free playlist streaming, try Pandora, iHeartRadio and Rdio. If you have a Samsung Galaxy device, try the free "Milk Music" radio app, or on a Nokia Mobile try the free "Nokia MixMusic" radio app (both can be purchased via other devices).
AFL favourites against the grain
“Australians typically wince when someone publicly mentions God”
AFL favourites against the grain

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