"Save Myself the Trouble" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Trouble of Spiritual Growth

GET THIS CARTOON If I was this boy’s father, I would say, “Well, even though it’s painful, I wouldn’t trade it for the world! I embrace my spiritual history and take ownership of my spiritual growth. I look forward to what lies ahead as I learn to integrate all aspects…

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"It's About Time" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

A Confessional of Doubt

SHOP FOR THIS CARTOON Doubt, in almost all serious schools of spiritual thought, is a valid and necessary component of growth. Sometimes spiritual growth means adding to what we previously believed. But often it means completely changing our minds. I call this the renewing of our minds. (Join us at…

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"Theological Crisis" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Theological Crisis: From One Box into Another

GET A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON Growth is incremental. Knowing this is so important for our maturity. Understanding that we are still operating within a box opens us up to the possibility of discovering that which is beyond it. Come and join us at The Lasting Supper where we talk…

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"These Believers are Crazy!" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Embracing Your Believing Past

I give weekly messages to my amazing online community, The Lasting Supper. What an incredible collection of people. Why not join us HERE. One of the messages I gave them was about accepting, embracing, and integrating our former selves. I’m going to share it with you here: I do not…

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"Spiritual Hate" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Spiritual Hate

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"Abandonment Issues" cartoon by David Hayward

Do You Feel Abandoned?

[OWN THIS PRINT] DO YOU FEEL ABANDONED? One of the main reasons personal spiritual development can be difficult is because we experience abandonment. We experience abandonment by: 1. the beliefs that gave us assurance and comfort; 2. the object of those beliefs: our God; 3. the people associated with those…

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"Passing through Neutral" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Frustrating Stage of Neutral

OWN THIS CARTOON I was talking with one of my coaching clients the other day and used this analogy. So I decided to make a cartoon out of it in order to encourage you too. [TALK WITH ME] CAN I HELP YOU? CLICK HERE!

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"The River of Life" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Three Ways to Grow Down the River of Life

There are many ways to grow. Here are three! You can gently float down the stream of life. Or you can paddle. Or you can motor. I’ve done all three. Floating is good for just gently letting life take you where it leads. No effort. No real work. Just living…

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"The Gears of Growth" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Reverse is a Legitimate Gear in Spiritual Growth

GET THIS PRINT Reverse is a legitimate gear in spiritual growth. In fact, all the gears are at some point or another for some period of time. We must know by now that our personal and spiritual growth is never linear, but often cyclical and sometimes could even look like…

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