"Freedom is Now" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Your Freedom is Now!

OWN THIS PRINT Your freedom is now! Every time I “suddenly realized” I was free, I realized I was already free and just didn’t realize it. In other words, my personal imprisonment was a fabrication of my mind. The bars of my cage were mental constructs that were just as…

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"Everything's Gone" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

What Do You Do After a Spiritual Tsunami Hits?

OWN THIS CARTOON! What do we do after a tsunami hits? What do we do after the devastation of deconstruction of our relationship to the church, our faith, our beliefs, and our religion? I watched some documentaries on the tsunami of 2004. I want to talk about after the tsunami,…

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"Tissue" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Why I Started The Lasting Supper

GET THIS CARTOON Why I Started The Lasting Supper I started TLS for basically 3 reasons: 1. I was lonely. I had left the church community and was now left on my own. Ya, I know. I’m the one who left. But I wanted to hang out with people who…

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"We Don't Care" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Believing a Woman’s Story Isn’t Enough

Apparently… no, obviously… it’s not enough just to believe a woman’s story about her experiences of harassment, abuse, or assault. We must care. Then we must act! When people want to know if the woman asked for it, dressed for it, needed it, or if they want to know her…

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"Bad Sheep" book. Click on image to read more!

Bad Sheep: A fun children’s book about emotions!

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT THE BOOK! I am so happy to be collaborating with children’s author, Autumn Calvert, on this book, “Bad Sheep”. “A story about 4 little sheep playing a game of rhymes. One little sheep gets a tricky idea, and they all have a good laugh.”…

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"Sweeping Spiritual Abuse" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Sweeping Spiritual Abuse Under the Carpet

OWN A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON It does happen… where churches are aware they’ve crossed a line and they make efforts to conceal it. But most of the time churches aren’t even aware that they are practicing spiritual abuse and inflicting it on their members. I have lots of friends…

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"Grudges" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Is it Okay to Hold a Grudge?

GET THIS PRINT I’ve learned that carrying a grudge is a waste of time. It robs me of happiness and peace of mind. My family and I were treated very badly by a Christian leader. After many years of anger, resentment, bitterness, and holding a grudge passed while waiting for…

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"The Gears of Growth" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Reverse is a Legitimate Gear in Spiritual Growth

GET THIS PRINT Reverse is a legitimate gear in spiritual growth. In fact, all the gears are at some point or another for some period of time. We must know by now that our personal and spiritual growth is never linear, but often cyclical and sometimes could even look like…

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"Poor Pastor" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

My Candid Thoughts on the Church and Pastors

Pastors get hurt too. Many people assume, because I critique the church and those in authority within it, that I am an enemy of the church, the ministry, and pastors. No. In fact, I love and appreciate the church and its pastors. In this hour-long interview you will hear what…

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"It's Okay to Come Out Now" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The 3 Linguistic Steps of Coming Out Spiritually (and other ways)

Coming out spiritually isn’t easy. I want to share the 3 linguistic steps of progressions of spiritually coming out with you today (although these stages can be applied to all kinds of coming out): THOUGHT LANGUAGE: THINK YOUR OWN LANGUAGE It starts in the mind. You and I both know…

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