"Bible Interpretation" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

A Simple Equation for Bible Interpretation

SHOP MY CARTOONS & ART It’s never as easy as “The Bible says”. It’s always, without fail, “I think the Bible says”. We can’t help but read the Bible through our own lens, filter it through our own mindsets, and articulate it through our own languages. Understanding this is the…

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"The Scriptures Versus Love" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Scriptures Versus Love Cartoon & Apology

SHOP FOR MY CARTOONS AND ART I need to apologize for a cartoon I posted the other day, “Love Versus Scripture”. Although it was not drawn with antisemitic intent, it certainly could be interpreted that way, which is a sign I inadvertently conveyed a common bias of Christianity that generally…

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"The Bible Can Hurt" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Bible Can Hurt

It takes maturity to realize and admit that something you love and value so highly can deliver good and inflict harm, both. The bible is not good and it is not evil. It is neutral. We have to realize this in order to appreciate and use it properly. I want…

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"Hate or Love" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Bible: Hate or Love

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"Point of View" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

You Can’t Help but Read through your Point of View!

OWN THIS CARTOON Some years ago when I was still a Vineyard pastor I attended a Vineyard sponsored workshop on hermeneutics. Along with 6 other students, there was a theologian whose mission was to persuade us that a deconstructionist approach to scripture was wrong. We were assigned such texts as…

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"Hear My Voice" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Can Our Bible Deafen Us to the Spirit of Christ?

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"Sheep Hates Bible" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Sheep Week: Is the Bible Fair to Us?

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"The Magical Bible" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Magical Bible: I See What You Did There!

OWN A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON THE CRUCIFICTION: I used to go to this restaurant on Friday nights because for entertainment they had a magician. He would walk around the tables and perform his tricks. He was simply amazing. He would pull things out of the air, make things disappear,…

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"Bible Bunker" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Bunkered Behind the Bible

OWN THIS PRINT THE PARABLE: They told me it would make me love but it actually made me despise others. They told me it would make me wise but actually closed my mind. They told me it would empower my life but it actually weakened me. They told me it…

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"Choose Your Weapon" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Bible as Weapon

OWN THIS PRINT The morning chill had not yet lifted. The damp fog lay on the ground like a heavy quilt. Angry men approached. At my heart are words of love. They know. They have it memorized. But they will use me to kill each other. CAN I HELP YOU? CLICK…

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