Challenge Good News Paper - 399 March 2017

Not for the cameras

Not for the cameras

Aussie actress Anna McGahan explains why she doesn’t do nude scenes anymore
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Queen of drag no more

Queen of drag no more

For ten years Ramon Pedro lived as a transvestite and drag queen before a near death experience revealed his true identity
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Good news for heart trouble

Good news for heart trouble

When life seems a bit mundane, a bit ordinary, think about what is going on inside your body.
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Finding the ‘love song in the rubble of my life’

Finding the ‘love song in the rubble of my life’

“Those who professed the name of Jesus commanded both my pity and my wrath,” Rosaria Butterfield says. Until she became one.
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’Alarm bells’ sounded warning

’Alarm bells’ sounded warning

ESPN sports journalist Philip Murphy grew up attending church and "trying to be good" but realised he had been spiritually asleep when three "alarm bells" went off in his life and woke him up to the truth about God.
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Running late

Running late

Lateness seems to be endemic in our society.
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Putting on the Fear of God

Putting on the Fear of God

The unlikely message behind one of America’s hippest fashion brands
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Through the lens with no filter

Through the lens with no filter

When Brandon Stanton lost his job as a bonds trader, he decided to take portraits of strangers on the streets of New York City. What began as a hobby soon grew into a worldwide social phenomenon known as Humans of New York
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Unrelenting forgiveness

Unrelenting forgiveness

“Nothing can harness your appreciation of grace like having rejected it for years and then realising it’s still there,” says ex-fighter Dave Jensen
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Falling into God’s arms

Falling into God’s arms

Some people have to reach rock bottom before they start "searching for God", but Maggie Clark tells how she literally fell into the arms of Jesus as a girl before she even knew there was a God to look for.
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Laser physicist has new mission

Laser physicist has new mission

Dr David Stone has five university degrees up his sleeve, but he shares why he left academia and ‘the best job in the world’ to pursue a surprising passion
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Passions rage over Giant’s Causeway Centre

Passions rage over Giant’s Causeway Centre

Twelve years after the tourist interpretive centre burnt down at Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland, a new state-of-the-art facility opened in July 2012
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Keeping faith in the afterlife

Keeping faith in the afterlife

Author Wayne Dye, in his book Your Sacred Self, shared a thought-provoking parable about two babies talking about an afterlife beyond their mother's womb.
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Stepping out for the poor

Stepping out for the poor

Orphanage founder Bernie Scanlon personally identifies with the kids at his orphanage and this encourages him to do extraordinary acts of kindness
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Who’s pulling the strings?

Who’s pulling the strings?

The large oval across the road from my house is a great place for flying kites – or it should be. Kite-flying is a skill I have never been able to master
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All one people

All one people

Sisters Lucy and Maria Aylmer from the UK are stunning evidence that we are all closely related. Maria is 'black' and Lucy is 'white', yet they are twins
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Reconciliation starts with you

Reconciliation starts with you

In November, 1990 I was standing in Pearl Harbour listening to an elderly, retired United States navy man tell his story about the day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbour.
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Olive Tree Bible Study app

Olive Tree Bible Study app

Are you curious to read the Bible but do not know where to start? Have you ever read something from the Bible but not been able to understand it? Have you ever wanted to look up a phrase, place name, person or verse in the Bible but not had any idea where it was?
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Lessons from a sausage dog (Part 1)

Lessons from a sausage dog (Part 1)

When we walk our sausage dog Carrie in the nearby park in the afternoon I am a struck not only by the wide variety of different types of dogs that people own, but by the different relationships they seem to have with them.
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There is more to it than being a better player

There is more to it than being a better player

What happens when you fail at the thing that makes you, you?
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