Were There Women Disciples?

First you have the event.Then you have the many perceptions of the event.Then you have the escalating oral transmissions of the perceptions of the event.Then you have the several written documents from the various oral traditions. Then you have the interpretative sermons from the various documents.Then you have the rise of…

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Are You a Deconstructing Wife of a Ministry Husband?

DECONSTRUCTING WIVES OF MINISTRY HUSBANDS Deconstruction is the change of beliefs, the loss of faith, leaving the church, or all three. It’s one thing when a couple goes through deconstruction. It’s another when one goes through deconstruction before or instead of the other. It’s still another when the wife of…

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Marriage & Deconstruction: Communication is Key!

Here we see a family going through deconstruction. Each one alone. Why not do it together? For example, with your spouse: I keep saying communication is key. Communication is critical.Communication is the cure. Here’s some advice about communicating about your deconstruction with your loved ones: 1. Arrange a time.2. Promise you’ll…

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"Bullies are not Safe" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Online Community and Bullies

SHOP FOR MY CARTOONS & ART ONLINE COMMUNITY AND BULLIES: A STORY & APOLOGY I want to share with you what I think is the worst mistake I ever made in facilitating an online community. Other online community facilitators and moderators out there: TAKE HEED! My mistake was I tolerated…

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"Done with Church" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

11 Reasons Why It’s So Hard to Leave the Church

BUY A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON 11 Reasons Why It’s So Hard to Leave the Church (*** I originally wrote this for my beloved online community, The Lasting Supper. They found it very helpful. I hope you do too. If you want the friendship and support The Lasting Supper provides,…

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"Suffer in Silence" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Why Do We Hide Our Pain?

BUY A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON Why do we hide our pain? Here are just a few: 1. We are ashamed because we think it makes us look weak. 2. We don’t want people to think we aren’t getting over it fast enough. 3. We don’t want to be a…

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"Deconstruction and Marriage" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Deconstruction of Your Beliefs and Your Marriage

BUY A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON The Deconstruction of Your Beliefs and Your Marriage One of the most difficult challenges I ever undertook was to deconstruct my beliefs and stay married. Honestly, there were many times Lisa and I didn’t think we were going to make it. But we did.…

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