"Heroes" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Some Heroes of the Faith Who Came Out

GET A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON. CUSTOMIZE IT TOO IF YOU WANT! The important thing to point out about these heroes is that they were already heroes before they did the heroic thing. This is especially true of people I know in the LGBTQ community. Even if they haven’t come…

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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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"The Realest Sin" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

there is no out and there is no in

There is no spoon. There is no box. There is no door. Until you see this it doesn’t make sense. Feel left out? Join us at The Lasting Supper! CAN I HELP YOU? CLICK HERE!

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"Homosexuality, Sin, and Earthquakes" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

homosexuality, sin, and earthquakes

(Earthquake. One man says to another man in LGBTQ colors, “This is all your fault for coming out this week!”) I published a book full of colorful cartoons called, The Art of Coming Out: Cartoons for the LGBTQ Community. To believe that personal sins lead to international catastrophes is primitive…

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"Self-Made Black Sheep" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

sometimes you have to make yourself the black sheep

[Like this cartoon? Buy the print here for 35% OFF with code ‘nakedpastordeal‘] We can change inside, gradually or suddenly, and do our best to keep the transformation hidden from others. But there comes a time when the internal pressure, the need, to reveal your true self (as you know…

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"Vicky Beeching" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Vicky Beeching: come out and kicked out

I find the story of Vicky Beeching very poignant. Sad. Meaningful. But I also find it increasingly typical. Beeching was kicked out long before she was, and she intuitively knew it. If you read between the lines of the story that is similar across all news releases, you will see…

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coming out heroes cartoon by nakedpastor david hayward

people who come out are my heroes

(*** You can purchase a high-quality reproduction of this cartoon HERE.) Honestly, people who come out are my heroes. The incredible courage it takes and the incredible risk they take is phenomenally admirable. In my experience and observation the two most risky issues to come out on are sexual and…

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coming out as a way of life

This is just this baby’s first coming out. There will be a lot more to come. If we have enough courage, we will all come out many, many times. If we have enough conviction to be true, we will come out often. I’m sure many of you have already come…

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