Hope in Christ A reader wrote in with some helpful feedback recently – and it is out of that feedback that this month’s opinion column springs. For it is true, as this correspondent stated, that some of the news we have all faced over the last few years has been extremely depressing. Whether it is the Covid pandemic, political instability in the UK and US, the war in Ukraine, the situation in Afghanistan – or church scandals, the increasing secularisation of the West, the challenges of holding Christian views in everyday jobs – there has been plenty to pull us down. The list goes on. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.