prayer from the cell: team player

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interviewed by 5 Pillars Coaching

My friend Nick Pereira of 5 Pillars Coaching interviewed me, so I thought I would post it here for you guys to get a glimpse of me and a little more of what I'm about. I talk more about my new site, so it might help you to understand what we're doing over there. Actually, it's a dream come true for me. I'm LOVING IT!We're planning on doing a webinar in a few weeks that we'll invite you to join if you're interested. It's theme is "Is Spiritual Independence Okay?" and it will … [Read more...]

prayer from the cell: W5 and how

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seek me find me

Sometimes don't you wish you could just be found! That it would be okay to be where you are at?Check out my new store. (The same coupon codes apply!) … [Read more...]


Honestly, you can pretend to hear from God and it will work for you and for those you tell. More than that, you can actually believe you hear from God and that is even more powerful and convincing. You can believe anything you want and the world will rush in to substantiate it. We need to realize that this happens.Have you read Endo's "Silence"? If not, you should. It's a powerful and honest writing about the silence of God.This isn't to say I don't feel as though I've received direction or … [Read more...]

prayer from the cell: idiots

Are you churchless or thinking of being so? Are you looking for people walking a similar path to yours? Do you need a safe place to share your stories and hear the stories of others? Are you looking for resources to help you travel your strange new journey in a confident and healthy way? Are you an ex-member or even an ex-pastor like me? Then join my art! … [Read more...]

why my new site?

Some people are asking why I started another site, and if nakedpastor is going to suffer for it. Here's a 2 minute video explaining my reasoning behind it. Please take a look:So there you have it! I'm running 2 sites now. Nakedpastor is my dark side. Davidhayward my light side. Although both will carry aspects of both. Some people are calling davidhayward an online church and I'm the pastor. I'm not calling it that. Remember my love of labels? But you can call it what you want.I'm enjoying … [Read more...]

anything happens

I got this line from the interesting film, Machine Gun Preacher" when Sam Childers expresses this sad reflection, overcome with the cruel injustice he's witnessing in the Sudan.I immediately wrote it down in my journal when I heard it because I've said this when confronted with incredibly bad news or when going through a crisis.In the context of suffering words like "God is in control!" make absolutely no sense. Anything happens!Realizations such as this help us move into a deeper … [Read more...]

prayer from the cell: tower

I wrote a post the other day that you might not have notice titled Some Dangers in Leaving the Church. You might want to check it out and share it with friends or family.Thanks so much for reading. I appreciate you all! … [Read more...]

prayer from the cell: miss going

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