Description: God + Your Theology = Your Theology. I did a similar cartoon with scripture. The scripture plus your interpretation equals your interpretation. God plus your theology equals your theology. Because the word is not the thing.
Description: JOHN LEWIS with #BLM as the shadow. RIP Congressman John Lewis.
Description: There is a huge ball labeled "your suffering". Outside is a little dot labeled "their theological explanation". When you suffer, there's no amount of theologizing that will comfort you or remove the pain. Some people don't realize that. Which is why Job's "comforters" are still going strong today.
Description: God and a man are parachuting together. The man's parachute says "Faith". He says, "God, I'm so thankful for my faith!" In the next frame God cuts the man's parachute ropes and he falls. ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR YOUR FAITH? Has life felt like this for you? Yes? I’ll tell you why. Faith is not certainty or confidence on steroids. I hardly use the word anymore because it is so vastly misused. Or overused. Rather, I prefer a kind of knowing. But it is not a discursive knowing. It is an embracing of mystery. It is unknowing.
Description: A man with a small box for a head. Read the accompanying short poem I wrote for this cartoon "His Body Grew. His Head Did Not!" He was taught what he should know, so he never thought how he could grow. His body grew beyond belief. His head stayed small and never free. Just to think original thoughts brought his heart to a dead stop. So he stayed safe within the bounds, outside of which he wouldn't be found. He died that way, his body aged. His head, alas, a tiny cage. The dreams he had, forever lost. His body grew,...