Challenge Good News Paper - October 2019
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Question: If God is so powerful and loving, why doesn’t He just stop all the suffering in the world?
Peter Meadows answers questions about God
Question: If God is so powerful and loving, why doesn’t He just stop all the suffering in the world?
Not defined by disability
Jerry Robinson was born with cerebral palsy and, as he grew up, he found it very difficult to make friends or feel comfortable and secure with himself.
Not defined by disability
Where will you open your eyes in eternity?
After being rejected as a pilot with the South African Air Force because of his colour-blindness, Shai Mulder went on to join the army.
Where will you open your eyes in eternity?
John 19:38-20:18 - The Gospel of John
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John 19:38-20:18 - The Gospel of John
The importance of being alone
As he prepares to leave Hobbiton for the final time, Bilbo Baggins, one of the heroes of The Lord of the Rings, gives an insightful description to Gandalf about the way he is feeling at that moment in his life:
The importance of being alone
Abused daughter healed as she forgives
Carolann's life began on the devastated, post World War II streets of London, when Londoners still shook with fear at every loud noise, believing that war could reignite at any given moment.
Abused daughter healed as she forgives
Child refugee reunites with helper 24 years later
When Mevan Babakar was 5 years old, she was living in a refugee camp in the Netherlands with her parents. It was a scary time, but 24 years later, she's never forgotten the kindness of one camp worker.
Child refugee reunites with helper 24 years later
Question: If I become a Christian what will I have to give up?
Peter Meadows answers questions about God
Question: If I become a Christian what will I have to give up?
The misleading message of Yin Yang
The Eastern symbol of Yin Yang, with its equal swirls of black and white, has become ubiquitous on clothing brands, computer games and in popular culture generally.
The misleading message of Yin Yang
Orphan saved from despair
"I was in misery. I was always bitter and angry towards life as a whole. I thought I did not deserve happiness in my life because I grew up without parents.
Orphan saved from despair
John 19:19-37 - The Gospel of John
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John 19:19-37 - The Gospel of John
Bad choice haunts US runner
Sanya Richards-Ross is a former track and field athlete who has won ten gold medals and was the best 400 metre runner in the world for a whole decade.
Bad choice haunts US runner
What sled dogs taught me about body image
Living in a society with unrealistic standards and cookie-cutter images of the perfect body makes it hard to accept the physical differences that make each of us unique, let alone celebrate them.
What sled dogs taught me about body image
Magician turns into millionaire benefactor
Self-made millionaire Samuel Leeds put his money where his mouth is.
Magician turns into millionaire benefactor
Former Iranian politician finds more than freedom in the West
Dr Daniel Shayesteh, author, academic and speaker is also a poet, classical Middle Eastern musician and an expert on the difference between Islam and Christianity.
Former Iranian politician finds more than freedom in the West
Truth wins the day
What a great range of stories we read in this paper! The life journey of people varies so much depending on where you were born, what kind of upbringing you had and a host of other factors.
Truth wins the day
Disabilities no barrier to love
Chris van der Westhuizen has had to struggle most days of his life. He was born with a heart problem and suffered brain damage from severe pneumonia at three months old, which left him with physical and learning disabilities.
Disabilities no barrier to love
John 19:1-18 - The Gospel of John
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John 19:1-18 - The Gospel of John
Tragedy unmasked ‘narcissist’
Best known as Lex Luger, a ring name inspired by Superman’s arch-nemesis, Larry Pfohl fell from the highs of pro wrestling into addiction, prison and paralysis before finding redemption in an unexpected place
Tragedy unmasked ‘narcissist’
The trouble tree
A carpenter was hired to help a man restore an old house. He'd just finished his first day on the job and everything that could possibly go wrong went wrong.
The trouble tree
‘Evolution’ of stick insects rewritten
As a university student, the lack of evidence for insect-flight evolution contributed to my rejection of evolution, in favour of Biblical creation.
‘Evolution’ of stick insects rewritten
A mapbook through the madness
I saw a headline yesterday that made me want to both laugh at its absurdity and cry for the state of our civilization: Trans Male YouTuber's New Complaint: Feminine Hygiene Products 'Very Female Oriented'.
A mapbook through the madness
One day at the Pearly Gates ...
Have you heard the joke about the man who died and went to heaven and met St Peter at the Pearly Gates?
One day at the Pearly Gates ...

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