Challenge Good News Paper - 405 September 2017
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Against all odds
When people think of actor and martial arts legend Chuck Norris they think, "tough", "invincible", and "the epitome of manhood". Such descriptions are included among the various memes circulating the Internet:"Chuck Norris once heard that nothing can kill him, so he tracked down nothing and killed it.""Chuck Norris counted to infinity. Twice."
Against all odds
Dream that changed everything
Amanda Lodge grew up with an intense feeling of rejection. Not only was she adopted, but her adoptive mother died when she was young. After a series of children’s homes she became pregnant herself and was forced to give up her own baby for adoption. What followed were years of domestic violence that left Amanda disillusioned and hurting so much.
Dream that changed everything
A priceless treasure
The way some people treat life these days you would not think it was worth much. In a number of countries around the world the individual does not count—it is the ideology of the regime that seems to be all-important. So executions are common, thousands are slain in war, and an alarming number of people are ending their lives by their own hands.
A priceless treasure
Lightroom, the ability to lighten the darkness
My wife is a talented photographer. Jane imports her digital photos onto her computer and a program called Lightroom. It’s amazing what you can do to digital photos with this program.
Lightroom, the ability to lighten the darkness
Ex Hezbollah soldier finds answers
"Muslims – we think of them as some crazy people that drop bombs and blow themselves up and that's just what the world thinks of them .... But my goal is to help people understand that Muslims are anything but that," says former Hezbollah soldier Afshin Javid on Youtube.
Ex Hezbollah soldier finds answers
Surprise for soldier in Afghanistan
As a captain in the British Army, Rachael Phillips wandered into church in a remote patrol base in Afghanistan – and had the surprise of her life.
Surprise for soldier in Afghanistan
Famous actor rejects atheism
"I grew up in a family where we never went to church and God was not spoken of – He was never part of the conversation," says Kirk Cameron, an American actor best known for his role as teen Mike Seaver in Growing Pains.
Famous actor rejects atheism
A deadly cancer that infects us all
Cancer. The c-word that causes people to cringe. The death-row diagnosis that everyone dreads.
A deadly cancer that infects us all
Misplaced anger resolved
Former gardener, newsagent manager and milk delivery man John Goodway was once angry at someone he did not even know existed but now says he had it all wrong.
Misplaced anger resolved
The suffering surgeon
Kathryn Butler has witnessed her share of suffering.
The suffering surgeon
Misery to miracle
Dean Jones started drinking when he was eight years old because that is what his alcoholic parents did.
Navy sailor gave his life to save his ‘kids’
Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Rehm was three months shy of retirement when he died on the USS Fitzgerald 17 June 2017. At thirty-seven, he was by far the oldest of the seven sailors who perished.
Navy sailor gave his life to save his ‘kids’
Creation scientists
Drs Michael and Shouchin Man are a husband-and-wife scientist couple who not only have exceptional academic credentials, but also head other teams of scientists at their respective world-leading research institutions.
Creation scientists
The ‘puzzle’ of Saturn’s ‘youthful appearance’
Did you know that Saturn, reputed by evolutionists to be 4.5 billion years old, is "much brighter than expected for a planet of its age" and that this is "a question that has puzzled scientists since the late sixties"?
The ‘puzzle’ of Saturn’s ‘youthful appearance’
Finding a new father
Anna LeBaron, daughter of a violent cult leader, did not know fatherly love – until she met her Heavenly dad.
Finding a new father
Celebrating Father’s Day in prison
"Today is Father's Day, an emotional day in a men's prison full of fathers and sons. The message (at church) today was, 'God is our Father and we are all His sons which makes us family'," writes Jonathan Mooring, an inmate in Plainview, Texas.
Celebrating Father’s Day in prison
The good father
Let's play a game. I say a word and you respond with the first word that you associate with it ... ready? Provider. Protector. Father.
The good father
Bringing the best you to your relationships
Becky Turney will never forget the day she married Kelly, the man of her dreams.
Bringing the best you to your relationships
journi
If you are going on a trip or holiday and wanting an app that can be both a travel journal and a way to stay in touch with family and friends back home, then look no further than journi.
journi
Lessons from a sausage dog (Part 7)
The other day my husband was cutting up beef to make jerky and Carrie, our little sausage dog, was dancing around the kitchen begging for scraps.
Lessons from a sausage dog (Part 7)
Getting life goals straight
Premier League player Gavin Peacock found fulfilling all his dreams still left him unsatisfied.
Getting life goals straight

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