Category: cartoons

"Good Friday and Bad Gays" (cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward) 8

Good Friday and Bad Gays

Happy Good Friday! I read a post yesterday by Michael Brown, A Shameful Day in Evangelical Christian Publishing, in which he berates an evangelical publishing house, Convergent Books, for publishing Matthew Vines’ God and...

eat pray love cartoon by nakedpastor david hayward 2

Jesus ate, prayed and loved

Eat. Pray. Love. I love the Jesus story. It’s sown into the DNA of my life, my philosophy and theology, and my spirituality. I understand the story as a powerful metaphor for… the tenuous...

"Why it hurts to get better" (cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward) 3

why it hurts to get better

One of the things that we find very difficult to accept is that it often hurts to get better. Like this guy in the cartoon: the doctor promised to make his patient feel better....

"History of Hell" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward 27

the history of Hell at a glance

When I was a child, I lived in mortal fear of Hell. It was effective in keeping me in line. Now I believe it is a powerful mythic metaphor that communicates the torment, in...

"Leadership and Team" (cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward) 3

Does this illustrate your team dynamics?

Ya I’ve been a part of teams that weren’t really teams but slave labour pools for authoritarian leaders. I’ve also been part of teams that really were teams and were a delight to be...

peace drawing by nakedpastor david hayward 5

what you need to know about peace

BUY A FINE ART REPRODUCTION OF THIS DRAWING! Religion holds out the promise of peace but never delivers. There are many reasons for this: It doesn’t really believe peace is a possible way to...

"Questions, Not Answers, Lead to Wisdom" (cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward) 4

questions, not answers, lead to wisdom

I came to the right assumption many years ago that people had questions and doubts. To blindly assume they understood or believed everything I was teaching wouldn’t show them any respect at all. Questions...