"Betrayed by Authority" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Have you been betrayed by your leaders?

(For the sake of my peace of mind and to respect my wife and family during my vacation, I’m going to stop comments on my blog posts until I return on the 18th of July.) I am passionate about community. I am passionate about leaders having integrity. When I typed…

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"Pastor's Shadow" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

10 ways a church can control people without them knowing it

[GET A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON!](This post is somewhat recycled from 2011.) I have researched control on the internet. I typed in “how to control people” and a vast array of articles came up to educate myself in this fine art. Would you like to hear the top 10? Okay, here goes:…

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"Dog and Cat Pastors" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

one easy test: dog or cat pastor

Get a high-quality reproduction print of this cartoon for just $16 plus shipping HERE. I love dogs. I have grown to love cats. But they do live in different paradigms. As a pastor, priest, Imam, rabbi, minister, leader, etcetera, which one are you? Or, which one is yours? Download my…

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"Disbelief in Abuse" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

spiritual abuse spreads with our disbelief in it

[FREE SHIPPING with code ‘shipit‘. Sophias, cartoons, paintings: SHOP NOW!] The famous Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele said, ““The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it.” This is true for spiritual abuse. I believe it is rampant. I also believe that disbelief…

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"Rose and Thorns" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

the condition of Christian leadership today

[Get a print of this cartoon. All my art FREE SHIPPING with code ‘shipit’.] Someone has pointed out that you’re not a leader unless someone is following you. It seems to me that leadership in the church is caught up in celebrity culture. It seems to me that leadership skills…

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"Serpents Doves" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

the new Jesus leadership strategy

Some will be more upset that I used that word in the cartoon than the fact that our so-called leaders are actually doing it. I’ll admit, I’m in a weird place these days. For a few reasons: I’m finished my first submission of my new book so I’m a little…

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"A Miracle!" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The day this church watched their pastor perform a miracle!

Buy a print of this cartoon HERE. Use coupon code “iwant” for 20% OFF all my art! In Luke 17, Jesus says that if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you could command this mulberry tree to be uprooted and planted in the sea. Many people like…

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"Foot Washing" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Do some Christian leaders today have it all backwards?

[You can get a print of this cartoon HERE. ALL my ART is 50% OFF with coupon code “sweet“.] Those servant passages were written specifically for leaders and aspiring leaders, not their followers. What if leaders really served? I don’t mean by selling us their books at a discount or…

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"Tyrant Leadership" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Actually, it’s cool for leaders to be tyrants!

😉 Buy a print of this cartoon for your boss HERE! 😉 I don’t think it’s cool. I’ve been an overbearing leader. I’ve lorded it over others. And I’ve been lorded over by others. I’ve served leaders who were without question tyrants. But they were adored. Why? Because I think…

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"Inordinate Adoration" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

leaders and the inordinate adoration they may require

Like this cartoon? Buy a print HERE. I wrote a post the other day on the privileges of power that got a lot of attention. I suppose this cartoon is in the same vein. The word “may” is in the title intentionally because not all leaders are like this. But…

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