All posts by Jonty Langley

Jonty Langley used to live in South Africa but moved to England for the weather and banks. A former radio and Goth-club DJ, he writes for Huffington Post UK and lots of Christian publications. He loves them all, but Narniansocialist.com is his favourite. His day job is at a mission agency.

Earplugs & radiation: what’s the point of prayer?

// "I don’t have faith that God will grant each one of my requests."

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REVERSE RESOLUTIONS: Don’t read the Bible more

// Reading the Bible more is mostly pointless. Read it better.

Written by Jonty Langley

Inequality is boring

// If Bill gates were to spend one million dollars every single day, it would take him 218 years until he...

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The serpent in the sands

// Sometimes we are just infants, railing against rules we don’t like.

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Christmas under siege: Let’s grow up

// "Our celebration alters the working year, dominates broadcasting, advertising, children’s expectations and the food we likely eat for months, and...

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Christians!

// Three terrible reasons to let Christians put you off God.

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My wife is not the only hot woman on earth

// Closed systems and open minds: advice to couples on valuing the hotness of others.

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Three terrible attitudes to hotness that have no place in a smart person’s mind

// Yes, the emphasis our society puts on beauty is disproportionate, but let's not throw the babes out with the bathwater.

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Prayer: My dirty little secret

// God seems to choose, every day, not to answer prayers.

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We are not special

// We're not the good guys we think we are.

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Woolwich terror: are we also guilty?

// As a nation, we should stand with the family of Drummer Lee Rigby and mourn his tragic loss, but Jonty...

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Open source murder weapons

// With another US shooting at the weekend, Jonty Langley considers the 'freedom' which guns claim to bring.

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In the worshipful company of Depeche Mode

// Jonty Langley has a religious experience with a comeback album from icons of the 80s.

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Rahab and the righteous traitor-heroes

// Betrayal of one’s people is underrated.

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Being harsh with the horny

// I doubt whether it’s a coincidence that the period of my life during which my attitude to sex was at...

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Attacking the NRA, that Gotye song and Lawrence Durrell

// Jonty Langley brings us his very own pick of the week...

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Bit of a balls-up: 5 things that make testicular cancer easier

// Some situations provide so much natural comedy they make you almost forget you may be making your wife a widow...

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Beneath the floorboards

// In church, we dare not let our neighbour in the pew know of our unconquered sin because they are righteous...

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Muse as marmalade, Christian heavy metal and Auntie BBC

// Jonty Langley brings us his pick of the week...

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Satan’s Light Party: 5 ghoulishly weak arguments against Halloween

// If you’re reading this, you’re (hopefully) still alive. That makes you one of a few survivors. May God have mercy...

Written by Jonty Langley