Challenge Good News Paper - 74, 2015
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No fame no shame
From acting fame to humble taxi cab, Frank Rautenbach shares why life’s disappointments puts things into perspective
No fame no shame
Better life in heart change
Serving out a prison sentence is difficult but Gift is glad a decision to change has brought him a better life
Better life in heart change
Beware the invisible war!
Have you ever felt like you are being attacked by an invisible force? Perhaps everything seems to be going wrong like someone is out to get you, negative thoughts keep clouding your mind or maybe you have even felt a heavy kind of presence near you.
Beware the invisible war!
Who can go to heaven?
How can I get to heaven? How do I know whether I have done enough to earn a place in heaven? Have I done too many bad things to be able to go there? People in prison have asked me these questions many times.
Who can go to heaven?
I urge you...
A few thoughts from the Bible :
Policy change for activist
“Coming out of the closet” has a new meaning for former gay activist, Charlene Cothran after boldly renouncing her homosexual lifestyle in her own African-American gay and lesbian magazine, Venus
Policy change for activist
Reason for pain
Breaking bones, being burnt by fire or cutting yourself on something is never a fun experience. The pain of wounds can sometimes seem unbearable. Has it ever made you wonder why we feel pain? Even emotional pain from heartbreak or loss of a loved one can make us feel physically sick. What if I told you that our world was not created to be painful?
Reason for pain
Darkness and troubles overcome
Feeling hopeless about her future, Beauty Chisale allowed bad friends into her life that took her down a self-destructive path.
Darkness and troubles overcome
Ubunyama nezinkinga kunqontshiwe (Zulu)
Engenalo ithemba ngekusasa lakhe, uBeauty Chisale wavumela abangani abangalungile empilweni yakhe okwamholela endleleni yembubhiso.
Duisternis en probleme oorkom (Afrikaans)
Beauty Chisale het hopeloos oor haar toekoms gevoel. Sy het gevolglik slegte vriende gemaak wat haar net nog verder op 'n self-vernietigende pad gelei het.
Kukundwa kerima nematambudziko (Shona)
Kushaiwa tariro neramangwana kwakaita kuti Beauty Chisale abvumire shamwari dzakaipa kuti dzipinde muupenyu hwake, dzinova idzo dzakazomupinza munataisireva.
Hope for those losing hope
"A man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air but only for one second without hope," author Hal Lindsey once said.
Hope for those losing hope
Typhoid altered life direction
Augustin’s near death experience changed the course of his life
Typhoid altered life direction
Ex-psychic: Why I left occult
Desperately seeking to escape the abuse, self-harm, satanic influence, mental illness and pain that coloured her life, Andrea Do Santos found the one truth that saved her from herself
Ex-psychic: Why I left occult
God’s protection
Orison Mukori only attended church to gain favour with his parents but now he says he cannot live without God's constant protection and mercy.
Doubts of failure beaten by love
“I pressured myself to not disappoint anybody,” says para-athlete
Doubts of failure beaten by love

Prison Edition

Family hatred broken
‘I desperately needed a love I could not find at home’ Cotia says
Family hatred broken
A rebel’s guide to eternal happiness
Confession: I haven't met a truly happy, satisfied person for quite some time.
A rebel’s guide to eternal happiness
No use blaming God
“I loved everything in life but when I forgot my Heavenly Father and went my own way, life became miserable,” Petrus says
No use blaming God
Assurance in traumatic times
As a teenager Michelle’s journals were filled with one significant question: “What’s the point in life?”
Assurance in traumatic times
Living for only one
Thabiso Mashmaite lived in constant fear of displeasing his ancestors until he realised there was only one person he should live to please.
Living for only one

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