The Church Gives Up Her Own Head
"The Church Gives Up Her Own Head" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward
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The bible story that inspires this cartoon is the one where John the Baptist's head is served on a platter to the king. The prophet John the Baptist was a threat to Herod's unbridled power.
I know... not all churches! BUT... can we agree... that the church is in a serious place right now?
The great theologian Karl Barth drafted the Barmen Declaration
in 1934, a fierce critique of Christians and Churches that supported the Nazis.
We are living in similar times.