Challenge Good News Paper - 82, 2016
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Power to forgive
Rwandan man forgives killer of his family
Power to forgive
Passion for true science
Dr Chad Rodekohr busts the myth that science and God cannot coexist
Passion for true science
Love empowers ability
A clubfoot and partial facial paralysis was not what troubled Ansoo du Toit, instead it was what family and strangers said that caused a disabling belief that her life was a mistake.
Love empowers ability
Life to the full
Rose shares the secret to a life of no regrets
Life to the full
Poor boy becomes Professor
Brighton shares how love changed his perspective on life
Poor boy becomes Professor
My sourdough brings all the birds to the yard
When my dream to make my own sourdough bread collapsed in a gooey, undercooked mess of disgust, I discovered something that gave me even more joy
My sourdough brings all the birds to the yard
Truth among conflicting beliefs
Nomsa Sibanda felt caught between her parents conflicting beliefs but hard times showed her where the truth lay.
Truth among conflicting beliefs
Iqiniso phakathi kwezi nkolelo eziphikisanayo (Zulu)
UNomsa Sibanda wazithola ebambekile phakathi kwezinkolelo eziphikisanayo zabazali bakhe kepha izikhathi ezinzima zamkhombisa ukuthi iqiniso likuphi.
Waarheid te midde van teenstrydige oortuigings (Afrikaans)
Nomsa Sibanda het vasgevang gevoel tussen haar ouers teenstrydige oortuigings, maar moeilike tye het vir haar die waarheid gewys.
Zvokwadi muzvitendero zvinopikisana (Shona)
Nomsa Sibanda ainzwa aripakati pokukakatirana kwezvitenderano zvevabereki vake, asi matambudziko eupenyu ndiwo akamuratidza zvokwadi chaiyo. Nomsa anoti "Baba vaiita zvo un'anga zvokuti vaitokwikwidzana nedzimwe n'anga." Nyangwe zvazvo baba vake vaiita mutambo youn'nga pamusha pavo, Mai vaNomsa havana kuneta murutendo rwavo rwechuKristu.
What is my purpose in life?
If you want to live a purpose driven life you first need to know what your purpose is. Sadly, many people stray from the simple truth found only in what God says.
What is my purpose in life?
Motivation of first scientists
There is much commentary from the New Atheists suggesting that no serious scientist could believe in God or be a Christian. The general public are told that rational scientists do not believe in God because science gives them all the answers.
Only one way to heaven
While Sophia Raath always saw herself as a good person and church-goer, she was shocked the day she realised these things were not going to get her into heaven one day.
Only one way to heaven
Brand new life
Nabieu Wallace was careful to know whether he had true salvation. He shares how the unfamiliar concept of ‘salvation’ in his religious training in Seirra Leone lead to a deep search of the Bible.
Brand new life
Life hurdles bring strength
Champion hurdler Tiffany Porter is anything but typical
Life hurdles bring strength

Prison Edition

Love despite abuse
Coming from a place of anger and loneliness, Delisile Malinga thought she had little reason to return to her childhood faith in God after she was imprisoned for child abuse.
Love despite abuse
Faith better than crime
Being poor and living in poverty was Mxolisi Ngwkana's excuse for being angry and stealing until God showed him a better way to live.
Faith better than crime
New way of life
Although his family had a strong belief in God, Thembile Tom Swelemtayi turned to a life of crime after the death of his mother in 2004. This was followed by the death of his father two years later.
New way of life
Before it is too late
Having lost his mother and father at age 13, Johannes Nel turned to bad friendships that ultimately led him to prison.
Before it is too late
‘Help me before I kill myself’
Peta’s recovery attempts failed until she stopped doing it alone
‘Help me before I kill myself’
Free to be human
When you hear the word 'free' the image that comes to your mind is probably some variation of a bird being released from a cage, or a person leaving a prison.
Free to be human
Saved from eternal shame
Temptation took everything but Frank found Freedom in Christ
Saved from eternal shame
Home to come
Abused and homeless, there is one thing that gives Randall Sasha Smith hope in life.
Home to come
Lost and found
Feelings of abandonment and emptiness often overwhelmed Tash Head as a teenager when she reflected on the suicide of her father when she was just a baby.
Lost and found
Missing sheep?
When people say they were once 'lost' before becoming Christians, to some it just sounds strange, right?
Missing sheep?
Live a different way
Ramaite Abram Mokete enjoyed an easy life as a child but he ignored his parents' good example, a decision that ultimately lead to a seven year jail sentence.
Live a different way
From the Gospel of Mark
Mark 14:32-54
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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