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Jesus hangs on a cross. The wound in his side bleeds the LGBTQ rainbow colors. I drew this in 2013. The original hangs in a good home in the USA.

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Google translate. Christianese detected: "You need to read your Bible." English: "You need to interpret the Bible exactly the way I do, which is the only correct way." How many times have people said to me, after seeing a cartoon or post of mine, "You need to read your Bible!"  I could respond, "I know the Bible inside and out. I studied it for decades, got my Masters in it and graduated cum laude from seminary, was a proficient reader in all three Biblical languages... Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek, read all the commentaries, won the Reformed Theology prize as a...

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A man is building a house upon sand. Jesus asks him, “Why are you rebuilding your house upon sand again?” The man responds, “This is new and improved sand!” WHY I DON’T ADVISE RECONSTRUCTION I talk about deconstruction: the changing of beliefs, the feeling of the loss of faith, leaving the church, and spiritual confusion. This is growth. And it hurts. Many challenge my idea of deconstruction, insisting that we must believe something. They say deconstruction means the rejection of wrong beliefs to make space for correct beliefs. No! The healthiest deconstruction is not just the questioning of beliefs, but...

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A man begs Jesus: "Jesus! My beliefs are changing. I have tons of questions and feel like I'm losing my faith. I'm afraid I'm deconstructing. Please help me!" Jesus replies, "But I AM deconstruction!" Jesus IS Deconstruction Whether you believe in the historical Jesus or the Savior Jesus or not, we can glean plenty of insights from the gospels’ depiction of him. Here are a few things we can discern: He challenged the accepted idea of righteousness.He challenged the accepted idea of family.He challenged the accepted idea of who’s in and who’s out.He challenged the accepted idea of who is...

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A bunch of dots make up the words, "God Loves Everyone". Underneath it says, "Some people just can't connect the dots." Some people are going to exclaim, “Wait! You believe in God?” This doesn’t matter. What I care about is supporting you in your spiritual growth. The claim is that if there is a God, this God loves everyone. The dots are the many pieces of scripture and theology that suggest this. Connecting the dots means comprehending this big picture. So, the point of this cartoon is… if you believe in God, then I claim that necessitates a God who...

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