"Accusing the Powerful" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Risk of Accusing the Powerful

GET A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON This is exactly what it feels like! It’s death-defying. I know because I’ve experienced it many times when I’ve questioned or challenged a spiritual leader. Once I just allowed a woman to share her story on my blog, didn’t silence her, and that was…

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"Satan's Affairs" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Satan as Unbridled Power

OWN THIS PRINT I rejoice they take me literally. Sure I wear a red suit, horns, hooves and tail, sulphur and fire, trapped beneath their feet, bound until they wrongly release and permit me. They have no idea, distracted from my true influence. Imagining me a person gone astray, they…

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"Cross or Crown" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Church has a choice: solidarity with suffering or with power!

OWN A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON We’re watching it happen. Rather than aligning itself with the marginalized, the disenfranchised, the persecuted, and the suffering, it has chosen to align itself with power and those who want and wield it. I’m grateful to see some churches and some Christians make the…

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"Speak Truth to Power" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Attention All Artists: Speak Truth to Power NOW!

BUY A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON Now more than ever it’s time for artists to speak truth to power. By artists I mean everybody! I like Toni Morrison’s words: “In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent.” Artists are a danger to power. Artists threaten authority. I’m…

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"Imbalance of Power" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

God and the Imbalance of Power in a Relationship

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"The Privilege of Power" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Abuse and the Privileges of Power

(Like this cartoon? Get a print HERE.) (*** Disclaimer: I am a white, middle-class, cis-gendered male who enjoys and can take advantage of these privileges I’m about to describe. I can’t help but write from my perspective. However, I do try to write as if from the shoes of the…

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"Dave Ramsey, Power, and Dissent" (cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward)

Dave Ramsey, power, and dissent

This is an interesting story developing about Dave Ramsey, the famous evangelical Christian finances teacher. Listen: when I critique the words and actions of someone, that doesn’t mean I believe they’re a monster. Ramsey has said and done good things, no doubt. It’s the abuse of power that concerns the…

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