Peter Green: January 2018
A very happy new year to all our readers. During 2018 we will aim to keep you informed about the events, activities and issues that relate to the life of our church and our aim to share God's love for all people.
In the process, especially in our fights against injustice, inequalities, natural and man-made disasters, it is easy to believe that we live in a dark, worsening world. So it is reassuring to find that a recent Ipsos MORI global survey found that we all tend to give more weight to bad news than good. For instance:
On a similar theme, President Obama, in his recent broadcast interview with Prince Harry, spoke of how this was the best of times to be around, as in general, people are healthier, wealthier, better educated and less prejudiced than in 'the good old days'.
So in all that we do, may we all strive to make 2018 a more optimistic cup-half-full, rather than cup-half-empty year.
For more details on the report, click here.
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