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The other day I posted the first frame of this cartoon alone. It was far more popular than I expected. A "mama bear" (a mom fiercely protective of her LGBTQ+ child) requested that I do a second frame showing a bear protecting the LGBTQ+ sheep.  I did and this is the result. She loved it. So did her mama bears group! The original sold and prints are being shipped out as well. Someone suggested this image on tees and hoodies would be perfect for moms and dads giving out hugs at Pride events.  So, I've also put the image on...

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abuse, belief, church, sheep, theology -

What if wolves really think they're doing good? What if they actually think they're sheep? The other day I posted a cartoon of an LGBTQ sheep in the presence of wolves. One wolf says, "I can't believe it, but they just gave this one to us!" As usual, people who believe being LGBTQ is a sin came on to preach their relentless discrimination while trying to sound nice about it. One of my followers on Instagram responded to them by pointing out that even though they think they are being helpful, they are actually being hateful. They are, in fact, those wolves! What if wolves...

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church, lgbt, sheep -

I wonder how different life would be for my LGBTQ friends if they could count on the church to accept, include, befriend, support, and advocate for them. Don't you? (This cartoon... the original and prints... is available in my shop!)

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church, sheep -

I'm sad to admit that in my early pastoral career I used strength and charisma to control my congregations. I think it was Henri Nouwen who gently showed me the error of my ways. But I have to tell you that most people in my congregations really loved shows of strength and expressions of charisma.  They actually told me they liked being brow-beaten, cajoled, bullied, and coerced into believing and living how they should. It's true! I also submitted myself to strong and charismatic leaders who constantly tried to control me. (Although they said they were challenging me and God was...

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jesus, sheep -

Careful who you hang out with! Especially in public. But I'm happy the black sheep has a genuine friend. (You can get this cartoon in my shop!)

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