"Pieces Back" cartoon by nakepastor David Hayward

I Want My Pieces Back

Funny how my cartoons manifest themselves on paper (yes I hand-draw them). Sometimes they are like a stream of consciousness. Or subconsciousness. After I drew this I realized I’d drawn a man who has pieces missing in his life… particularly his brain (his capacity to think), his heart (his capacity…

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"Okay to Grieve" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

It’s Okay to Grieve When You Leave the Church!

OWN THIS PRINT Don’t let anyone rush your grief! You’ve left the church. That’s heavy! Grieve it. Feel it to the full. Go ahead and deny that it hurts. Then bawl your eyes out once in a while. Get angry. Get frustrated. Think about going back then change your mind…

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"Leaving the Church" (cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward)

Why did you, or why are you considering, leaving the church?

Order this cartoon print HERE! I didn’t leave the church because of abuses. I left the church because I could no longer grow there. Being a pastor has its challenges. One of them is that your spiritual life is public. Pastors, unless they are great actors, display their spirituality week…

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"Church Umbilical Cord" (cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward)

Why does the church make it so difficult to grow and go?

Before I launch into this topic, I have some questions for you: Are you looking for a safe community? Are you longing for fellowship where you are free to grow in your own way? Do you need support while you explore, discover, and walk your own spiritual path? I warmly…

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