Deconstruction without Reconstruction

BUY THIS CARTOON IN MY NAKEDPASTOR SHOP ON ETSY I talk a lot about deconstruction. What is deconstruction? It may be a significant change of long-held beliefs, perhaps leaving the church, and can even culminate in the loss of faith. It’s called “deconstruction” because of the demolition, erosion, and breakdown…

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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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"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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"Bull Riding Deconstruction" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

How are Deconstruction and Bull Riding the Same?

GET THIS PRINT! “How are Deconstruction and Bull Riding the Same?” Well, deconstruction can be punishing. But it lasts longer than 8 seconds. There are, in my opinion, two levels of spiritual deconstruction: theological and ecclesiological… that is, we change our beliefs, and we change our relationship to the church.…

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EARLY BIRD SPECIAL 50% OFF on course “How to Change your Beliefs without Losing your Mind”

CHECK OUT THE COURSE HERE (*** Just in case… use the coupon code “deconstruction” at checkout for 50% OFF the ORIGINAL price!, Now only $49!!!) I’m very excited to be offering this course! So I’m offering an “EARLY BIRD SPECIAL” of 50% OFF, which makes it just $49 for the course…

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Welcome MY NEW BOOK “The Lasting Supper: Letters for Deconstruction”

I’m so happy and very excited to announce the release of my new book, The Lasting Supper: Letters for Deconstruction! Let me explain how I wrote it. In 2012 I launched the online community The Lasting Supper (TLS). Almost every week since then I’ve written a personal letter of encouragement…

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"Lonely" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Is Your Deconstruction Lonely? Join us at The Lasting Supper!

I drew this cartoon and make it available to show how lonely we can be, by ourselves or even in a crowd! Are you lonely as you change your beliefs or feel like you’re losing your faith? Within our outside the church? Consider joining us at The Lasting Supper! I…

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"Two Sizes Too Small" ebook by nakedpastor David Hayward

Giving away a FREE eBook “Two Sizes Too Small”

To get this eBook, all you have to do is sign up for my newsletter. It’s my FREE GIFT to you for joining. The book is essentially about the progression we may experience when we change our beliefs, lose our faith, and change our relationship with the church. I like…

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"Deconstruction" drawing by nakedpastor David Hayward

new drawing interpreting the complications of deconstruction

[Like this drawing? Buy the original HERE.]I spent a long drawing this. It was a kind of flow-of-consciousness experiment. I just set my pen to the paper and let the pen go where it willed. This is what resulted. When I posted this on Facebook yesterday, someone asked me if…

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