Frank Schaeffer, “Treasonous Apostate,” Interviews Gay-Son-Marrying “Sinner” Pastor– the (Other) Frank Schaefer– WATCH

I just got back from the "Open" meeting in Minneapolis at Solomon's Porch with Brian McLaren, Doug Pagitt et al...  I put up a bunch of videos on YouTube. Here's one (3 min) of "the other" Frank Schaefer and me talking in the airport on the way home. Note the story of what happened when Spain's leading news radio channel thought I was the other Frank... 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 p … [Read more...]

There Are No Heroes When Your Country Is On the Wrong Side of History– Here’s the (Hilarious) Video of a Group of Evangelicals Leaders Praying For Donald Trump That Proves It

Donald Trump prays with religious leaders, Kenneth Copeland, Paula White and others. I remember a group of evangelicals (Franklin Graham et al) laying hands on W Bush and holding him "up to the Lord for victory." God answered prayer and so W destroyed the Middle East. Praise Jesus! Here's the same crew blessing Trump (no kidding). The mind boggles! Watch! With W we only got tens of thousands dead.What will Trump and the evangelical leadership achieve together? For the un-funny aftermath of … [Read more...]

WATCH This mashup of The Big Lebowski’s Walter Sobchak silencing Donald Trump

As noted in SALON "the 1998 film The Big Lebowski was 17 years ahead of its time. The movie’s iconic phrase “Shut the f**k up, Donny!” is seemingly the perfect response to every ridiculous Donald Trump quote. So we decided to create the mashup for you."Enjoy!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. … [Read more...]

Here is Just How Stupid, Sick and Twisted the Tea Party Gun “Rights” Gang Is

Turns out the sheriff who responded to the Oregon shootings is a conspiracy nut who believes the government staged the Sandy Hook shootings so Obama could take away our guns. No kidding.According to the New York Times and other media sources,  insane comments on the subject of mass shootings were posted on Facebook by Sheriff John Hanlin of Douglas County, whose force responded to the latest rampage. The sheriff, is a strident opponent to tougher gun laws. He made his views clear in a … [Read more...]

A Great KIRKUS Review for my New Book “Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God”

KIRKUS REVIEWS VOL. LXXXIII, NO. 19 | 1 OCTOBER 2015By Rebecca FosterFrank Schaeffer, author of WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace, found that self-publishing was a way to avoid the simplistic branding publishers can apply in the search for bestsellers. He recalls that “they wanted me to craft this book to fit their marketing strategies. ‘Does it go on the New Atheist or the Religion shelf?’ they asked. ‘Can you rewrite it to fit one … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Will Be the Next President

The next president of the US poses with the Donald Trump 12-inch talking doll-- photo credit CNN used by permission  Donald Trump very well may be the next President. And it is our fault. We have defined the word success wrong. If a perfect storm forms over our next national election get used to saying the words “President Trump.”Here’s the potential perfect storm:It's 2016 and Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Party candidate Half of the Democrats who fought for Sanders … [Read more...]

Please Join Brian McLaren and Me & Others Oct 20-22, 2015 Minneapolis

NATIONAL SUMMIT GATHERING OCTOBER 20-22, 2015 Minneapolis, MN Hosted by Solomon’s Porch FeaturingWe hope you'll join us for the OPEN National Summit, hosted by Solomon's Porch in Minneapolis, MN - October 20-22, 2015 Featuring ::Brian McLaren, Danny Cortez, Laura Truax and Romal Tune along with others, such as... Melissa Greene, Stan Mitchell || GracePointe Church || Nashville, TN Frank Schaeffer, author of Why I am an Atheist Who Beli … [Read more...]

Susan Cottrell wrote True Colors to help LGBTQ people heal relationships with parents, family, others

“For anyone who has been spiritually hurt by the church, by parents or family members, Susan Cottrell’s True Colors is a personal, intimate, powerful tool for genuine self-healing.” - Meghan Stabler, National Board of Directors, The Human Rights Campaign.  SUSAN COTTRELL’S NEW BOOK IS HERE! Please read this excerpt then buy the book.  Here's an excerpt: When our daughter first came out to us, we had a problem on our hands. Our conservative church tradition does not allow what they would call “ga … [Read more...]