Guide to John Barber’s blog (3)

This is an index of most recent blog entries (newest first).

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Last updated: 18/02/2017

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Reflecting on the Florida gun shootings

Child Trafficking – what the media does NOT report

An arresting experience

Council Estate – Football rules as a kid

Truth, balance and free speech

Attitudes toward homelessness

The Nunes memo

Southend’s drug habit and homelessness

Trump’s State of the Union Address

Varghese Mathai – evangelist – a personal tribute

Our society is in a malaise

What I believe about the Bible

Ray Davy – a personal tribute

Trumpwatch (15)

The mass brainwashing of Germany

Can you be both C(c)onservative and Christian?

Who controls the Internet?

Earnestly contending for the faith

Immigrants from s**thole countries

Understanding Iran

Blair, LaMonte, and a second Brexit referendum?

Cyrus and Trump revisited

My 2018 Archers diary

2017 – looking back; 2018 – looking forward (2)

2017 – looking back; 2018 – looking forward (1)

Midnight Christmas Communion at St. Lukes

Homelessness and the Christmas story

Net Neutrality

Southend named as a “rotten borough”

Zionism, Fetuses, Newspeak and defining terms

The Ashes

Homeless Information (2)

Trumpwatch (14)

Open our churches to the homeless

Judge Moore and the Alabama Senate race

Dogs – a night shelter manager’s perspective

Are UK Politicians losing the plot?

2017 Church Winter Night Shelters – the story so far

Time Person of the Year 2017 – the Silence Breakers

The USA moving its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem

Trumpwatch (13)

The life and times of Elijah the prophet

Henry Higgins fish bar

Beholden to the Truth

Trump and his three anti-Islam tweets

Should we give to beggars?

St Lukes Local Election – May 2018

Not having enough affordable accommodation

Homeless quiz

What do you know about homelessness?

Trump, Manson, sexual molestation and pedophilia

Zimbabwe – Mugabe on the way out but what next?

Not a homeless case worker

Petition for doing more to help the homeless

Christmas at Tesco

Southend – swamped by rough sleepers

The Anglican revisionist agenda

The Roy Moore affair

Keeping Sunday special

The Balfour Declaration (2)

Controlling Guns in the USA

Journey to the North

Overnight sleepers wanted

Nothing to celebrate: 50 years of abortion in Britain

Doug Greenham

The Protestant Reformation revisited

Personal interests

Community Matters

57 West has moved to 6 Clarence Road

Culture Wars

Israel and the Middle East

Air pollution, transgenderism and academic freedom

Biographies, obituaries and tributes

Political perspectives

Christianity and community action

Sexual identity and sexual orientation

The Balfour Declaration

Christians who love Trump

John Wycliffe and John Huss

A visit to the Growing Together Gardens; caring for the carers

Reflections from outside the camp

Debt, deficit and the economy

Making sense of the Middle East and Israel

Hillary Clinton and the lost art of interviewing

Del and Michelle’s wedding

Home schooling

Educational perspectives

Immigration and Islam

Homeless reflections

Harvey Weinstein – sexual predator

Donald J Trump – bad, mad or good?

Leaving the EU – deal or no deal

‘Aggressive beggars terrorise our streets’

Las Vegas shootings, gun control and the truth

Holiday in Felixstowe

Stuart Windsor; Christian Solidarity and Martyrdom

Trumpwatch (12)

Las Vegas murders and getting angry

English cricketing reflections (2017)

Playing the race card

Southend councillor defects from Labour to Conservative

German election results

Trumpwatch (11)

Mrs May’s Brexit speech

Sir Teddy Taylor

Southend Church Winter Night Shelters – 2017-18

What mainstream media fails to report

Tea, the homeless and attitudes to giving

Roger Ninnis – 31 Years of faithful service

What are your five favourite things about Southend?

9/11 revisited

The end of the World, 666 and microchips

Martin Luther – the monk who shook the world

Navigating the British political landscape

Use of church buildings (2)

Sleeping in doorways

Meet Your Muslim Neighbours

My 1000th blog posting

Why I have changed my mind on immigration

A time to blog; a time to retract

Biblical Sexuality, John Lewis, and the Religion of Rights

Who is our natural ally: Saudi or Iran?

In Loving Memory of Roy White

Aspiring to greatness

The Houston Flood Disaster

Reviewing the newspapers

Christian child forced into Muslim foster care

Bank Holiday congestion in Southend

Spiritual Discernment and Journalistic Integrity

Love thy neighbour

Trumpwatch (10)

Homeless statistics

When left and right unite

When / where to donate food / money to the homeless

Clarence Road Baptist Church – 135 years serving Southend

An open letter to the BBC re. biased reporting

Sarah Champion, Charlottesville and racism

Remembering Sir Bruce Forsyth

And yet I must die

Day night test cricket

Hate Crime Ambassador

Alex Jones, mainstream media and fake news


Charlottesville, left & right, news bias, Trump, Lee, etc.

The Alt Right and White Supremacy

Open letter to Alex Jones (Infowars)


Al Gore, Climate Change and BBC interviews

Operation Sanctuary, pedophilia and sex slavery

Trumpwatch (9)

What do you do when you see the homeless in the High Street?


Seven reasons why I am leaving Google

For such a time as this

Sleeping bags always needed

Is it safe to be gay in the UK?

The heartbreaking case of Charlie Gard

Mooch in, Mooch out

Obamacare versus Trumpcare

Trumpwatch (8)

Homeless burnout

Caroline (The Archers)

Trump, scouts and jamborees

ATTIC (All the tea in China)

Reg Copley

The Russian collusion delusion

Breakfast at Monte

Alan Brown (22/06/61 – 07/04/17)

Council Webcasts (7)

The 11 Plus and Southend revisited


Islamists set to take over Europe using refugees as bait

A walk on Southend Pier

From traditional marriage to gender neutrality; eunuchs

Re. Donald Trump – a letter to a Christian friend

Lockers for rough sleepers

Where do we send the homeless for help?

Covenant and Church for Rough Sleepers

Momentum – good or bad for Labour

A conference to do with Muslims

The Archers – post Rob Titchener

Equality, Diversity, teaching ‘British values’ to children

Yesterday’s Bible study on the subject of “the church”

A bible study, a communion, a baptism and a soup kitchen

Harry the cat

Gnostics and hope

George Soros

Tories and DUP together

Walking in Hadleigh; eating in Leigh

Trumpwatch (7)

Eid Mubarak

Havens and now Ravens

What is happening in Syria, and elsewhere come to that?

When Tommy met Piers

Why do Christians seem to like guns so much?

The Great Get Together

Pakistan wins the Champions Trophy

Westcliff open air swimming pool

The Grenfell Tower fire

Can / should Christians operate in the political arena?

General Election 2017 – what next

London, Manchester, Tommy Robinson and where next

Our way and God’s way

Eating at Nando’s

Tories and DUP in bed together – shock horror

General Election 2017 – the Results (1)

Geoff Carr – Evangelist

General Election 2017 – Final Thoughts

A time to speak (2)

Southend East Hustings 2017 – the outcome

Guide to John Barber’s blog (3)

Margaret Court and LBGT rights

Trump withdraws from the Paris agreement

Rough sleepers set up loading bay camp

Conspiracy Theories and Fake News

Southend’s Soup Kitchens

Trumpwatch (6)

Fox News

Islamic terrorism – call it for what it is

Southend (West and East) Hustings 2017

Manchester bombing attack

Open Letter to John Pavlovitz

General Election 2017 – my choice and why

When Did Compassion Become Partisan Politics?

Trumpwatch (5)

Reflections of a blogger – ten popular postings

King Cyrus and President Trump

A bruised reed

Clothes for the homeless

Mayor Judith stepped down

Havens store to close

Trump fires Comey

French Presidential election results – Round Two

The Labour Party and Britain’s political future

Local Elections 2017

General Election 2017 – the Southend line up

World championship snooker

Exploring Foulness Island

My twelve all-time favorite American TV series

My hopes for Brexit

Kipperwatch Southend revisited

You don’t drain the swamp; the swamp drains you

Truth and Grace

Freedom of speech

French Presidential election results – Round One

A visit to a homeless soup kitchen

Equality Oath – a good idea!?

Today I walked in Hockley wood

Marine Le Pen, terror and the French Presidential elections

Today I walked in Belfairs wood

Tim Farron: is homosexuality a sin?

Christianity: left and right; anywheres and somewheres

Theresa May calls a General Election

Trumpwatch (4)

Easter 2017 meditation

Stop Funding Hate

Street Spirit – ways to help the homeless

Faith Schools

Paul Joseph Watson and my own political outlook

Trumpwatch (3)

False and true prophets

False flag

Conspiracy theories

What is going on in Syria?

Trumpwatch (2)

Pizzagate and child sex trafficking

Replacing Google with Drudge

Watching Southend United play football today

Church Winter Night Shelters over – what next?

US Presidents and golf

Facebook – the good, the bad and the ugly

Dr. Mohamed Pasha MBE

London terror attack (2)

Reflections of a homeless night shelter manager (2)

London terror attack

Martin McGuinness – terrorist and statesmen

Trumpwatch (1)

Can we really trust the media?

Evangelical Leaders Challenge Trump’s ‘America First’ Budget

The Dutch halt on the move to the right

Brexit – and the future of the Union

Religion and politics

Trump’s first fifty days

To give or not to give

Sex and relationship education

Bishop steps down

Generation Snowflake

Wikileaks, Conspiracy Theories and James Bond

Breakfast at the Toby Carvery

Immigration, Refugees and Globalism

The Deep State, Conspiracy Theories and Watergate

I, Daniel Blake

Sessions under fire

Convicted preacher vows to return to the streets

The Trump Revolution continues

Rob Tinlin steps down

Criticizing the Saudis

Trump skips the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Waking up to worldwide persecution

Alcoholism and Homelessness

Goth, ginger or homeless

Adventure Island and Southend Marathon cancellation

Reflecting on two by elections

Two funerals in a week

Comparing Trump to Hitler

Community Cohesion

Truth and Donald Trump

US President’s Refugee Ban

A Jewish Reporter Got to Ask Trump a Question

Globalism and one world government

Steve Bannon, Marine Le Pen, Islam and (anti) globalism

The “Gay vote” at the C of E Synod

Flynn, Trump, the Russians and the Fifth Column

‘Stop Trump state visit’ petition rejected

Reflections of a homeless night shelter manager

What are Trump’s strengths?

Alex Jones and Info Wars

Milo Yiannopoulos; the Alt Right and the Alt Media

John Bercow opposition to Trump addressing Parliament

Squatters in Southend

Humanity’s greatest threat – Sin!

Civil discourse

Climate change – humanity’s greatest threat!?

Trump, the Supreme Court and the ongoing battle

Islam, Immigration and Trump

When Theresa met Donald

John Hurt RIP

Building a wall and banning Muslims

SHAN Presentation

Trump’s first week

A tribute to Rachael Heyhoe-Flint

Letter to the Council

Winning the argument; losing the plot

Trump’s Inauguration (3)

Trump’s Inauguration (2)

Obama’s Legacy (4)

Theresa May’s Brexit speech

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Trump’s Inauguration (1)

Rough sleepers and cold weather

Church schools must support gay marriage!?

Obama’s legacy (3)

He, she or ze

Was Meryl Streep right?

The Sexual Revolution

The Archers: the Saga of Rob and Helen continues

Ealing vicarage rape victim Jill Saward dies

Paula White praying at Trump’s presidential inauguration

UK’s EU Ambassador resigns

Countdown to Trump’s inauguration – scary!!!

An astonishing political year

Is the Honours system fair?

US expels Russian diplomats

Your Political Correctness is Showing, Conservatives

The resolutions of Jonathan Edwards

My Israel conundrum

How has gambling affected you?

Leadership and why right now we desperately need more of it

A year of deaths

George Michael RIP

Alec Motyer and Isaiah

Netanyahu Attacks Obama over U.N. Resolution

To pray or not to pray

Radio 4 Today program

My 2016 Christmas message

Trump’s Team (2)

Nigel the **** latest outrageNigel the **** latest outrage

England’s Test cricketing performance against India

A weekend of iconic TV shows coming to a head

Deaths of Lionel Blue and Zsa Zsa Gabor

Runaway World

Modern day slavery and human trafficking

My homeless dream

India the home of cricket

Being a Christian and a community activist

Donald Trump – Time Person of the Year

Triggering Article 50 (2)

Smart ways to feed the homeless


Brexit and the US Presidency – taking stock

Judge Jeanine Pirro

Gareth Southgate – the new England manager

Magnus Carlsen is once again World Chess Champion

Is Donald Trump the AntiChrist?

Helping at the Ferndale Night Shelter – 2016/17

Fidel Castro’s legacy

Hate crime, terrorism and proportionality

Wicked situations

Preaching politics

Trump and the re-emergence of Nazism

Trump’s Team

Another season of night shelters beckons

A time to agree to disagree

Dear American Christian Friend

Post Truth

Revisiting Israel and Palestine

Progressive versus Traditional

Inviting Nigel to mediate between Donald and Theresa!?

A visit to Birmingham

The US Presidential Election Result (2)

The US Presidential Election Result (1)

Faith and Belief day

Eating at the Gasworks

Obama’s legacy (2)

To vote or not to vote

More on “Poppy Day”

Triggering “Article 50”

The US Presidential Election – a personal perspective (5)

The England and Bangladesh series just finished

Globalism, Brexit, US Politics, Global Conflict and Religion

The US Presidential Election – a personal perspective (4)

Liberation theology

Asher’s Bakers appeal


The Aberfan disaster

Homeless man stabbed; No place to call home

The Donald and Hillary US Presidential debate (3)

Mary Whitehouse

Zen City

The US Presidential Election – a personal perspective (3)

Scottish Referendum, Brexit and Marmite

Franklin Graham – Decision America

Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize

The US Presidential Election – a personal perspective (2)

Is World War 3 imminent?

The US Presidential Election – a personal perspective

The Donald and Hillary US Presidential debate (2)

Sheela Abraham

Tom Eastwell – an inspirational teacher

Life, Marriage and Freedom

Theresa May and her recent conference speeches

Donald or Hillary – three quite different views!?

Does Islam promote violence?

Obama-UN Internet Takeover Is Just Hours Away

Israel Says Goodbye to Shimon Peres

Sam Allardyce and English national football managers

The Jungle in Calais revisited


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