Challenge Good News Paper - USA Edition 45, 2016
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Baldwin brother changed his tune, but still has fun
How one of Hollywood’s biggest “bad boys” became Hollywood’s biggest “Jesus freak”, much to his own surprise
Baldwin brother changed his tune, but still has fun
Strength to handle pain
Christina Grimmie’s parents share how they are dealing with their tragic loss
Strength to handle pain
The man who killed John Lennon
The death of John Lennon on December 8, 1980 is one of those moments that made history, like the shooting of John F. Kennedy, the death of Princess Diana, and the fall of the Twin Towers; but even more incredible is what happened to the man who shot him.
The man who killed John Lennon
Priceless message
Aussie pop-rock duo speak up for women in new film
Priceless message
Hypnotist quits after dark encounter
The claimed therapeutic benefits of hypnotherapy were not worth the pain for Sally Jane.
Hypnotist quits after dark encounter
Dealing with anger
Do you feel guilty for getting angry? Many people feel that it is wrong to be angry, but that is not necessarily the case.
Dealing with anger
Wounds from assault healed by ‘letting go’
Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey found his identity in his sport, but found freedom in letting go
Wounds from assault healed by ‘letting go’
Stars are shouting to us
Some people ask, "Well if God exists why doesn't He show Himself to us?"
Stars are shouting to us
Struggling with drunkenness?
Time for action!
Struggling with drunkenness?
Unbreakable
Ice legend Scott Hamilton opens up about his double cancer survival
Unbreakable
Blinded girl’s new vision
A teen who fled from her family when they learned of her Christian faith hopes her published story will inspire women who are seeking freedom
Blinded girl’s new vision
On top of the world
Astronaut on space station sees amazing design and beauty of the Earth
On top of the world
Tale of mercy reimagined
BEN HUR (3D) Rated PG, released August 19
Tale of mercy reimagined
What type of father is God?
Have you heard people say 'I like the Jesus of the New Testament (NT) but I don't like the angry God of the Old Testament (OT)?'
What type of father is God?
Life’s meaning found
A kind teacher and an ex-KKK member changed the purpose of John’s life
Life’s meaning found
All lives are priceless
The way some people treat life these days you wouldn't think it was worth much.
All lives are priceless
Hope – the golden thread of life
Hope. It is simply one of the most amazing words there is. It flies in the face of loss, pain and tragedy and says, "This is not the end."
Hope – the golden thread of life
Going light: ‘keeping score’ weighs down marriages
The Olympics are here again and the world will marvel at the exploits of superbly fit athletes competing against each other for gold and a place in history.
Going light: ‘keeping score’ weighs down marriages
Dealing with loss
The shock and numbness felt after a spouse or family member dies can mean a two-year period of recovery.
Dealing with loss
2016 heralds Virtual Reality revolution
Now VR is ready for mass consumption, here's our quick guide.
2016 heralds Virtual Reality revolution
Erasing the past
“My fame and money could not erase my guilt, fear, and insecurity”
Erasing the past

Prisons Edition

Pieces for perfect puzzle
Ryan woke from a near-fatal drug overdose and realized things in his life needed to change
Pieces for perfect puzzle
Love is the answer
Acceptance of abuse is not normal, says former escort
Love is the answer
Rapper’s conscience
Gene Thornton bears his soul on changing rap names, splitting from music partnership with his brother, and the drunken night out that changed his life
Rapper’s conscience
Doing the right thing
In his book Rational Recovery, recovered alcoholic Jack Trimpey describes a night of drinking.
Doing the right thing
Keeping up appearances
“I knew all the answers, but I was full of secrets,” says former porn addict Dusty Ogelsby
Keeping up appearances
Found WORTH amidst depression and hurt
‘I found a father figure who will never leave me’ says Holly
Found WORTH amidst depression and hurt
Velcro thoughts
According to a recent podcast by neuropsychologist and best-selling author Dr Rick Hanson, neuroscience has used brain scans to discover how certain thoughts attach themselves to our brains.
Velcro thoughts
Tired of miserable life
Former robber admits his life was once “a misery”
Tired of miserable life
Re-offender renewed from inside
Ex-drug junkie shares why people should never give up
Re-offender renewed from inside
Shoplifting mother finds a reason to change
Leana Bester used to steal to help her children. Now, she wants to teach them a whole new way to live.
Shoplifting mother finds a reason to change
The missing piece
I have always enjoyed jigsaw puzzles. As a young child I used to do the jigsaw puzzle with the picture side up, and then redo it with the picture facing down.
The missing piece
God won’t turn His back on you
If you feel God calling to you in some way, no matter what you have done or who you are, know that God loves you and wants you to know Him personally.
God won’t turn His back on you
From the Gospel of Mark
Mark 14:55-72
From the Gospel of Mark
Clean slate for skate legend
Hall of Fame legend Christian Hosoi shares his journey “from prison to freedom”
Clean slate for skate legend

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