"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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"Kick out of Church" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

How to Get a Kick out of Church

GET A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON I drew this cartoon in 2009 and is still making the rounds. Ya, ya, I know… not all churches. My experience though is that it’s okay to ask certain prescribed questions within the bounds of propriety, but once you go beyond that line your…

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"Trying to Escape" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Are You Trying to Escape?

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"Faithful to the Church" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Even Clergy are Leaving the Church!

GET THIS PRINT! Not just members are leaving the church! It is estimated that in the USA alone approximately 2,000 pastors leave the ministry PER MONTH! Apparently that’s just a fraction of those who wish they could but can’t for whatever reasons. The statistics are eye-opening! I am one of…

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"Free at Last" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

the church, your freedom, and now what?

Something I’ve learned: there are people outside the church just as much not free as there are those within it. Being within or outside the church is secondary. What primarily needs to be understood is that one must realize one’s own freedom wherever we are. For this guy, it took leaving…

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"Done with Church" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Are you done with church?

GET A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON HERE!Lots of symbolism in this cartoon for me… There was long road ahead. Didn’t seem to take much with me. I was in its shadow for a while. Sophia, the female aspect of my inner self, came forward. Freedom ahead! I developed a healthier,…

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"Alarming Rate" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Are we surprised when people leave the church?

[Like this cartoon? Get a print of it HERE!]When people say that they are alarmed by people leaving the church, one has to conclude they’re out of touch with reality. It’s really not that alarming. It’s not that complicated. It actually makes perfect sense. To scold people who leave the…

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"CAUTION: Christians Falling" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

CAUTION: Christians Falling!

Those leaving the organized church are increasing in number. Nones and Dones. That’s what we’re called. There are a variety of reasons why people leave. Abuse. Boredom. Control. Theology. I think my reason for leaving was two-fold: 1. theologically I no longer fit into the box; and 2. my idea…

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"Bear Trap Church" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Matt Chandler’s and The Village Church’s idea of church

A missionary sent out from The Village Church confesses to viewing child pornography. He and his wife are returned home. She divorces him while the church tries to redeem him. The church attempts to talk her into reconciling her marriage and disciplines her for trying to leave the church. Matthew Paul…

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