Challenge Good News Paper - March 2019
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John 4:27-54
 
John 4:27-54
Transformed in prison
Attitude Held Me Back: Tongan Coach
Transformed in prison
Does God feel my grief?
"No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. I am not afraid, but the sensation is like being afraid. The same fluttering in the stomach, the same restlessness, the yawning. I keep on swallowing."
Does God feel my grief?
The hummingbird: creation’s superhero
The men at the retreat were asked what their favourite animal was. One called out, "Lion!" another, "The eagle!" Stunned silence followed when I exclaimed, "The hummingbird!" Apparently that answer was not 'manly' enough.
The hummingbird: creation’s superhero

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From transgender to transformed
Jeffery McCall had struggled with same sex attraction from the age of 12. As a 15 year old he plunged headlong into the homosexual lifestyle, seeking love in many relationships and heavy drug use.
From transgender to transformed
A different fight now
"The football match was between our school and another. During the match a serious fight broke out with many of the players being injured. So much so, that some had to be taken by ambulance to hospital," tells Masauko Pangani.
A different fight now
Teen gambler finds destiny
Siphiwo Madikizela was a gambler and womaniser, who spent all his time playing cards and entertaining a long string of girlfriends. He thought he did not need anybody, especially God, to help him in life but his line of thinking changed one Easter weekend.
Teen gambler finds destiny
John 4:4-26
 
John 4:4-26
Wrestler Gareth was no angel
The crowd roars as the contender raises his arms and gets ready to grapple with his opponent in the ring.
Wrestler Gareth was no angel

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Manson murders prod ‘60s glamour girl to find peace
She should not be alive today. Jozy Pollock should have been at her friend, celebrity actress Sharon Tate's home, on the warm, summer night of August 8th, 1969.
Manson murders prod ‘60s glamour girl to find peace
Bacteria that do not change
In spite of evolutionary expectations some bacteria have not changed for billions of years.
Bacteria that do not change
Once lost but now found
Michael Mwale grew up with confused ideas about religion. His parents professed to be Christians, but when their children were sick they took them to the sangoma to ask for the ancestors to heal them. He didn't know which way was the truth.
Once lost but now found
Aimbove akarasika akazowanikwa (Shona)
Michael Mwale akakura asina mirangariro yakajeka nezvekunamata. Vabereki vakee avo vaizviita vatendi asi vachiti vakarwarirwa nevana vainobvunzira kun'anga. Maitiro awa akaita kuti Michael ashaiwe gwara chairo rezvokwadi.
Owayelahlekile usetholakele (Zulu)
UMichael Mwale wakhula edidekile ngezindaba zenkolo. Abazali bakhe babe bukeka sengathi bangama Krestu, kepha uma abantwana babo begula babe thathwa bamikiswe esangomeni bacele amadlozi ukuba abaphilise. Waye didekile engazi ukuthi kanti iqiniso okuyilona eliphi.
Eens verlore, maar nou gevind (Afrikaans)
Michael Mwale het groot geword met 'n verwarde begrip van godsdiens. Sy ouers het bely dat hulle Christene is, maar wanneer hul kinders siek was, het hulle dié na die sangoma geneem om die voorvadergeeste te vra vir genesing. Michael het nie geweet watter weg was die waarheid nie.
Finding a cure for cancer
Cancer is everywhere. My father died of brain cancer, my mother survived breast cancer, my brother had skin cancer removed and my grandmother died of bowel cancer.
Finding a cure for cancer
Which flow are we following?
18-year-old Ainsley Gaebler has gained inspiration from a fellow teen, singer Riley Clemmons, and encourages others to look at where they are headed.
Which flow are we following?
John 6:51-71
 
John 6:51-71
Doing hard things
Lori Jones, more commonly known as Lolo, is an American hurdler, bobsledder and track athlete who has won three indoor national titles, two World Indoor Championship gold medals and a World Championship gold medal.
Doing hard things
Lessons from a sausage dog (Part 16)
Our sausage dog, Carrie, absolutely hates cats! She has this special mewling growl sound that she makes when she sees them in our front garden.
Lessons from a sausage dog (Part 16)
Of birds, belief and biology
Margaret Wieland of Creation Ministries International (CMI) interviews bird expert and former renowned evolutionist Dr Jon Ahlquist
Of birds, belief and biology
Working through grief
My mum passed away one week before Christmas just gone and as I have been working through the grieving process it has caused me to think of those of you who may also be experiencing your own loss in a relationship with someone.
Working through grief
Who is in the driving seat of your life?
How big is Creator God? How small is Father God?
Who is in the driving seat of your life?
Fake news vs. good news
Recently two men were set alight and burnt to death in Mexico, by a mob who believed they were child abductors. The crowd had become incensed based on a false Whatsapp story. Apparently similar things have happened in India. But fake news is everywhere.
Fake news vs. good news
John 3:22-4:6
 
John 3:22-4:6
Radio host’s leap of faith
South African expat Clint Davis swapped celebrity status for a message that changed his life
Radio host’s leap of faith
Trying to convince others, he was himself convinced
Micah Wilder went on a two-year mission trip to convert people to his cult but his worldview was turned upside down when he was given a simple challenge along the way.
Trying to convince others, he was himself convinced