Tagged: suicide

"My Brother Mark and Me" by nakedpastor David Hayward

i just lost my brother

My dear friends and readers… It’s with great sadness I announce the death of my dear brother Mark. I’m the oldest of 5 kids and he was the second. He was 57 years old....

"Robin Williams" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Robin Williams dead: a tribute cartoon

Robin Williams has died. It is believed he took his own life. I’ve done several tribute cartoons to people who have died. Of course, I don’t do one for everyone I hear about who...

the church is committing suicide

The church is killing itself. By two means: It isn’t letting new life in. It is refusing admission to new kinds of people, ideas and ways. Sooner or later it will kill itself by...

Her Guidance Through Darkness

You, my readers, have become familiar with my good friend Sarah who lost her boyfriend, soon-to-be-fiancé to suicide on January 8 this year. Read here and here and here to catch up if you...

Loneliness and Never Alone

One of the faithful contributors to this blog in the form of comments, Chris Gill, wrote me a personal email yesterday in response to my post about Sarah and I gathering up her boyfriend’s...

How Much Sorrow Can Be Shared?

Sarah and I took a long trip yesterday to gather up the belongings left behind by her boyfriend Nato at various places. It was a month yesterday that Nato left us. It was a...

10 Things A Friend’s Death Taught Me

I wrote these 10 points for myself, and thought I would share them with you today. Our friend Nato took his own life just weeks ago, and he’s left behind not only some precious...

Goodbye, Nato!

Sarah Compton, my dear and beautiful friend pictured above, is grieving now. Nathan, the beautiful young man pictured with her, was affectionately known as “Nato”. He took his own life a few weeks ago...

A Bomb Explodes in Church!

As some of you may have gathered, I encourage people to ask questions or make comments right in the middle of my messages. I love the freedom, but let me tell you, it’s scary!...

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