the danger of being choice sheep

Welcome to SHEEP WEEK!The problem with any analogy is that those is power will stretch it to its unintended extremes to secure and increase their authority. This is the problem with the shepherd/sheep analogy. What was originally intended to illustrate care mutated into illustrating abuse. The famous Ezekiel 34 describes this sad mutation: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who only take care of themselves! Should not shepherds take care of the flock? You eat the curds, clothe yourselves with … [Read more...]

saving shepherd savory sheep

Some analogies break down when pushed too far. But this one is funny. On a more serious note: sometimes it is valid to be suspicious of some shepherd's motives.Buy the original cartoon. Or buy a $15 print (free shipping) of this cartoon. (Just email me.)I published a book of cartoons that addresses issues like these. For just $9, order "Nakedpastor101: Cartoons by David Hayward", from,, … [Read more...]