"Abuse Isn't Always Visible" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Abuse Isn’t Always Visible

Abuse isn’t always visible. Especially spiritual abuse. Here’s a question: Is being controlled the same as being abused? I cartoon and write a lot about spiritual abuse. Most of the members of my online community “The Lasting Supper: Help Yourself!” are survivors of spiritual abuse. They are helping themselves heal……

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"How's My Driving" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

the number one reason why the church doesn’t care for its own victims

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the sad reality this cartoon depicts. The church is hurting people at an ever-increasing rate. I help people who, for whatever reason, have left the church or at least have questions about it. But I also want to challenge the church to stop…

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"Stand Up to Abuse" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

11 reasons why we allow abusive leaders to continue

I don’t believe abusive leadership is rare. I think it is common. I’m very interested in the church and Christianity, as well as religion in general. I claim these contexts create the perfect culture for abuse to occur. It is becoming so prevalent that it is epidemic. We tend to…

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