Challenge Good News Paper - 396 November 2016

Real men. Real disease. Movember

Real men. Real disease. Movember

“Mental illness is a war with many casualties” – David Weiss
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Post PTSD

Post PTSD

Corporal Andrew Summers of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) lost several friends and colleagues while fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2006 and 2008
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Reliable evidence

Reliable evidence

The sheer weight of the New Testament manuscript evidence is outstanding when compared to any other ancient book or book collection in all antiquity.
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How can we know the way?

How can we know the way?

Television seems to bring a constant stream of sure-fire diets, get-rich-quick schemes, cures for everything under the sun and advice on almost any topic. If the TV fails, try the Internet. It has more.
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Worth more than gold

Worth more than gold

After three silvers at the Beijing Olympics American Shawn Johnson finally snatched the gold in the Women’s balance beam competition, but the damage had already been done
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Lost cause finds new purpose

Lost cause finds new purpose

Ex-con raised from coma offers inmates new life
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Golden Globe winner: ‘Don’t serve fame and money’

Golden Globe winner: ‘Don’t serve fame and money’

Between Secret Service director Lynne Jacobs in action thrillers Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen, Doctor Waller in superhero film The Green Lantern, and Michelle Obama on The Simpsons, actress Angella Bassett has had her fair share of strong female roles.
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No failure is too great

No failure is too great

There is a lasting solution for alcoholics, says Geraldton chef
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Free to be human

Free to be human

The word 'free' might conjure up in one's mind images of a bird being released from a cage, or a person leaving a prison.
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Cancer crisis

Cancer crisis

When Moriah was 11 her youngest brother was diagnosed with abdominal cancer a few weeks before his first birthday, shaking her child-like faith in a good God.
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Building up lives

Building up lives

What's the secret to building a successful property company with $4bn of residential developments in the pipeline? Crown Group CEO Iwan Sunito says design is almost the number one driving force behind the success of his enterprise; though the top place is reserved for something else.
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Beautiful tensions

Beautiful tensions

I went surfing once and had the time of my life – swimming in one of the most beautiful countries in the world, floating in the vast ocean, and revelling in the beauty of the enormity of everything.
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He is Such a part of me

He is Such a part of me

How strange that I needed someone to knock on my door to invite me to church.
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Musician’s change of identity

Musician’s change of identity

He identified as homosexual for most of his high school and university years. So American musician and author Dennis Jernigan would have laughed at the idea he would one day have a wife and nine children.
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The heavens declare …

The heavens declare …

Images of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) from the European Space Agency's Planck satellite have cosmologists reeling, as the data don't match expectations from current inflationary theories of the origin of the universe. The puzzle is that, across the whole sky, the signal from the CMB is much weaker than expected.
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The reluctant Christian

The reluctant Christian

Nicole Cliffe didn’t ask anything from anyone, but she just couldn’t run away anymore
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Why did God do that?

Why did God do that?

Some people reject the Bible because God acts and thinks in ways that appear contrary to what we would like or believe is right.
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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 fed the line that rational scientists do not believe in God because science gives them all the answers.
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Idolising the internet

Idolising the internet

The world at my fingertips! How did anyone ever do without the internet?
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The mind reader!

The mind reader!

I have a bad habit that I need to confess to. It has got me into trouble more times than I can remember and sometimes it has caused great pain to people I love dearly.
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Screentime parent control app

Screentime parent control app

During the holidays many parents may be worried that their children are spending all their time on their phones and tablets - playing games, social networking and watching Youtube clips.
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Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

The incredible true story of a war hero without weapons
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Shifting focus

Shifting focus

New Zealand batsman Katie Perkins had dreamed of playing professional cricket since the age of five. When that dream became so all-consuming that her happiness and self-worth were linked to how many runs she scored, she knew something had to change
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