"Penis Home Theology" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Mark Driscoll, Mars Hill Church, and women

My post on penis homes yesterday got a lot of attention. On the one hand it is fun when you’re given an easy one. On the other hand it’s very sad that people subscribe to this sexist nonsense. I thought I’d give it one more go today. I just couldn’t…

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Tony Jones on Mark Driscoll: What came first, the thug or the theology?

This drawing is inspired by the Ouroboros snake. What came first? The chicken or the egg? What came first? The thug or the theology? I read Tony Jones’ thoughts on Mark Driscoll. Jones has always admired Driscoll, maybe envies him a little, wants the best for him, believes he can…

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"The Internet: Good and Bad" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

the internet: taking the bad with the good

I appreciate what is happening with Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church because it is a litmus test for how the church addresses the issues of power, coercion, bullying and abuse. I watch with concern. As I posted on my Facebook page, “Mark is our brother and the church is…

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"Church Abuse" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

the rampant normalization and acceptance of spiritual abuse

(I want to make clear from the start that these poor people aren’t wearing the dunce caps by choice, but because the church is attempting to shame them.) I have many people private message me to ask why I’m so concerned about the Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church fiasco.…

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"Mars Hill Church Sinks" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

an analysis of Mark Driscoll’s update to Mars Hill Church

Mark Driscoll came back from vacation with his family, delivered¬†his update from Pastor Mark, and will now take a six week leave¬†while the elders of Mars Hill Church investigate the accusations against Driscoll. When I read the update, a mixture of apology, explanation, and announcements, I wondered, like I did…

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"The Gospel of Abuse" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Mark Driscoll, Mars Hill Church, and the gospel of abuse

Many people are calling for forgiveness for Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church so that he and the church can get back to preaching the gospel as effectively as it had and get back on the road to success, just like it was before things started unraveling. Andrew Jones of…

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"Mars Hill Church" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Are Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church sick?

I have drawn plenty of cartoons critiquing Mark Driscoll’s view of women, his theology, his abuses, his lame apologies, and other issues. You can see them all here. One of the things I’ve always tried to communicate is that although I disagree with a lot of his ideas and am…

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mark driscoll mars hill church house of cards cartoon by nakedpastor david hayward

Mark Driscoll, Mars Hill Church and a House of Cards

Mark Driscoll announced he was going silent online. But stuff keeps leaking out. There are a few watchdogs I listen to: Stephanie Drury, Warren Throckmorton, Jim Henderson, Becky Garrison. It sounds like an empire crumbling. Or a house of cards falling. Download my eBook “Money is Spiritual” for just $10!

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