About Frank Schaeffer

Frank Schaeffer is an American author, film director, screenwriter and public speaker. He is the son of the late theologian and author Francis Schaeffer. He became a Hollywood film director and author, writing several internationally acclaimed novels including And God Said, "Billy!" as well as the Calvin Becker Trilogy depicting life in a fundamentalist mission home-- Portofino, Zermatt, and Saving Grandma.

Samantha Bee and Frank Schaeffer on “Full Frontal” re anti-Abortion History and the Birth of the Religious Right

I got a call from Samantha Bee's office the other day: Could they interview me on the role my film series "Whatever Happened to the Human Race?" played in launching the anti-abortion movement and the religious right? I said yes. They sent a crew to my home... and here's a bit of the result. Thanks Amanda Bee! This Saturday, June 4, please watch TBS and the Full Frontal Show I'm on! Thanks!Bee then spoke to filmmaker Frank Schaeffer, the son of prominent Christian … [Read more...]

Dear Evangelical Establishment (and Christianity Today Editors) Here’s Why You ALL Seem SO F—–g! Dumb to Folks in the Real World Who Don’t Understand “Evangelical Speak”

 (C. Hitchens- Photo NPR.org)Open any issue of Christianity Today magazine and scan the article titles and sub-headings in case you want to know why the Americanized, post-Billy Graham version of evangelical faith comes across as so fucking dumb.Evangelical Speak is just so presumptuous! It never even begins to meet the skeptic halfway.Evangelical Speak is an entirely private coded language.It assumes:the existence of God with no need for argument, let alone … [Read more...]

Donald Trump and His Angry Voters Are Furthering an Extremist Christian Agenda to replace democracy with theocracy by undermining our rights and protections from the bottom up

Unlike Muslim fundamentalists who use bullets, bombs and beheadings to enforce Sharia from the top down, Christian fundamentalists will not overthrow democracy in a military takeover that sweeps out one system (democracy) and replaces it with another (theocracy). The kinder, gentler, Christian extremist seeks to replace democracy with theocracy by undermining our rights and protections from the bottom up, one law at a time. Here is an article by my old and dear friend Mel White. It was first … [Read more...]

The Religious Right — How it Came to Be the GOP WHORE as Explained (Wonderfully/Best EVER !!!) By Samantha Bee

(Photo, YouTube) P.S. the cartoon clips of doctors vacuuming up babies and the nurses drop-kicking babies is from one of my old evangelical movies... I directed and produced in the bad old days... Thank you Jesus for Samantha Bee! WATCH! LAUGH! CRY! Then STOP TRUMP and the GOP-- forever!  Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceAvailable now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitt … [Read more...]

Donald Trump is Evil Because He is Seriously Unserious

Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceAvailable now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frank_schaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16 Contact Frank at http://www.frankschaeffer.com … [Read more...]

AS JESUS SAID: THANK YOU TRUMP, YOU ARE THE HAND THAT FINALLY RIPPED THE MASK OFF TO SHOW US THE PILE OF STEAMING GOP SHIT BENEATH

 In the end all the GOP congressional cowards will support Trump. Good! As Jesus said of the GOP, "How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of dead people's bones and every kind of impurity” (Matthew 23:27). In other words according to Jesus, after the 2016 election, no one will mistake the Republicans for anything more than the assholes who created the climate of hate a … [Read more...]

WATCH! Hilarious! Scary! Seth Meyers Tells the Truth About HOW the GOP Got What They So Richly Deserve in TRUMP

Trump Becomes the Nominee: A Closer Look Late Night with Seth MeyersFrank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceAvailable now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frank_schaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16 Contact Frank at http://www.frankschaeffer.com … [Read more...]

Rob Reiner Puts Morning Joe in Its Place on the Media Failure to Challange TRUMP

It's about time someone called the media on this! WATCH! Filmmaker Rob Reiner joined Morning Joe to discuss his thoughts on Donald Trump. He said Trump is only taken seriously as a political candidate because Trump is a celebrity. “He’s not pinned down,” Reiner told Joe Scarborough. “We have to hold these people accountable.” Reiner said the news is presented more like entertainment, “Who cares” about ratings, Reiner said. “What we have to care about is, ‘What does this man say?!'”   … [Read more...]


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