that Jesus loved flowers is an important doctrine

jesus in carnation cartoon by nakedpastor david hayward

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Sometimes a little frivolity is in order. I get nasty emails every day from people who lack a sense of humor. Or, they don’t have the same sense of humor as I do. Which is the same thing. Isn’t it? I’m still getting hate mail over my cartoon “Rob Bell Marries David Hayward”.

Anyway, this idea popped into my head and fell out of my hands.

You’re the victims of this terrible assault on your theology.

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About David Hayward

David Hayward runs the blog nakedpastor as a graffiti artist on the walls of religion where he critiques religion… specifically Christianity and the church. He also runs the online community The Lasting Supper where people can help themselves discover, explore and live in spiritual freedom.

  • Annie

    Yellow suits him! :)

  • Chester McMackin

    Agreed on humor. People without humor also tend to be close minded, and with that affliction, are just about always at the ready to disagree with those of us who have it. I believe it to be a significant factor in growth of our lives, including spiritual growth. The : “we have always did it the same way”gets in the way of advancement and debate is outside their area of discussion. They love to narrow mindedly argue that they are right. This is my judgement for today !

  • Michelle

    I love your stuff David, even the stuff that challenges me to the core and brings up my ‘religious’ “You can’t say that” lines in my head …. actually that’s the best stuff because it pushes me to give up so much of that way of thinking!!

  • David Hayward

    that’s a great compliment michelle. thanks :)

  • Kelly Westover

    I totally love this! It really made my day, thank you David!

  • David Hayward

    thanks kelly. i love making days :)

  • shelly

    I see what you did there. :)

  • Carol

    We do not stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
    –Unknown Source

  • ccws

    “Consider the lilies of the field…” but also consider that “Lo, how a carnation e’er blooming” just doesn’t quite make it… :-)

  • Troy Jennings

    I’ve always thought that getting hate mail from “christians” means that you are doing something right.

    Keep on keeping on.