"Struggling with your Faith" cartoon by David Hayward

Struggling with your Faith is Good and Necessary

[OWN THIS PRINT] Doubt is the companion of belief. You cannot believe without doubting. Doubt behaves like a trellis upon which faith grows. Tear down the trellis of doubt and you tear down the support for faith. Or, in a more biblical analogy, uproot the weeds of doubt and you…

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"Questions Keeping You Up" cartoon by David Hayward

Are Questions Keeping You Up At Night?

ACQUIRE THIS PRINT I remember the biggest turning points in my spiritual walk when I was beset with troubling questions. The thing is, these questions… such as the existence of Hell or even God… were life and death questions. They literally kept me awake at night. Finally, in 2009 to…

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"Question Porn" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Question Porn

OWN THIS CARTOON DRAWING I remember the first time I fantasized about questions. I became instantly addicted. I not only thought about them during the day, but also dreamed about them at night. There was nobody I could trust with my dark secret. I tried it a few times. I…

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"Growing Doubt" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Growing Doubt

Your doubt is yours. Satan didn’t cause it. Neither did God. You did this. It’s yours. Doubt is your mind’s attempt to reconcile the cognitive dissonance that has plagued your thoughts. Once you start it, it will grow until it bears unbelievable fruit. I applaud you for having the courage…

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"Doubt is Not a Monster" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Doubt is Not a Monster

Doubt is not a monster. Although at first it will feel like that. Doubt feels like something very threatening and scary. And just like our childhood monsters, doubt often grows at night… when everything’s stopped and we have time to think. I believe doubt is a necessary component in personal…

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"The Gift of Invalidation" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Do you know people with the gift of invalidation?

BUY A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON!Basically, the underlying attitude is your experiences and conclusions are not to be trusted. Instead, you’re expected to trust the experiences and conclusions of others. (If you know what I’m talking about, come join the vibrant conversation at The Lasting Supper!) Download my eBook “Money…

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"God is Now Here" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Where is God?

OWN THIS CARTOON!This is an older cartoon, from 2010. It’s one of my personal favorites. I saw this drive in my own life as a Christian then, and also noticed this tendency in others that created a perpetual trading of members among churches. The fact that we thought we were…

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"Letting God Go" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

When do you know when to let God go?

In my new book I chronicle my journey towards the peace of mind I have today. Order it HERE. My beliefs were in trouble at several points in my life. But I want to share one moment in particular. I have atheist friends who gently questioned me along the way.…

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"As Questions" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Ask questions. Don’t be superficial.

  [ALL MY ART 35% OFF with code “wowza”!]Just ask a few questions. It’s wise to question your beliefs. If you don’t, your life has no depth. It is superficial. In fact, it’s wise to stop believing your thoughts. Thoughts aren’t what is. The word is not the thing. Neither…

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