So if you ever write about Delta Spirit again, keep that in mind, they are not only an amazing band– but they are hands down the friendliest band I’ve ever met

Nick BlazisOct 11th, 5:39amMr. Schaeffer,I just read your recent article about the Delta Spirit show at the paradise, great read, and you are absolutely right about the band being incredible.....That was an awesome show, one of the best live performances I've seen in my life.... And looking at the picture of all you guys back stage, I just realized I was in the room with you all when you took it!.... in total shock that I was back stage with Delta Spirit!So! I asked to have my … [Read more...]

“Transparent” is Willing to Take on the Actual Complexity that is in Each of Us When it Comes (no pun) to Our Sexual Lives

Transparent is great! Jill Soloway, the show's writer and director/creator is brilliant.If Amazon’s book-selling success scares some writers imagine what lovers of Netflix and HBO will do now that Amazon’s binge series, Jill Soloway’s Transparent , has turned out to be a work of genius?Transparent  is the best thing on TV or in movie houses right now. Period.Maura (Jeffrey Tambor), has been living as a woman. But he/she hasn’t told her three grown children: Sarah (Amy Landecker), mom … [Read more...]

Banksy and Comic : Let’s Destroy the Advertisers– AMEN!

By By Gavin Aung Than / zenpencils.comReprinted HERE from Films For ActionBanksy is an anoynomous English street artist and activist who has become a cult hero for his anti-establishment and rebellious artwork. If you haven’t seen it, I recommend the documentary Banksy directed, Exit Through the Gift Shop. Two thumbs up! 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 Amazo … [Read more...]

We Spend Lifetimes Striving to Give Love, Create Beauty and Find Peace. Why?

It was a bright September day, clear, cool and perfect. My wife Genie, my grandchildren Lucy (age 5 and in the picture here taken that spring at Easter), Jack (3) and my daughter-in-law, Becky, were sprawled on the lawn. Lucy wandered over to the vegetable garden and picked cherry tomatoes. She ate them while dancing and watching her shadow flicker over the grass. Becky was starting to show with her third child.Love, contentment and sweetness were as palpable as the sunlight. The whole world … [Read more...]

U2’s art is many things but never a prank

With each album and concert, the Irish quartet U2 has made tonal craft-rich music of lasting substance that has enjoyed massive popular acclaim. Their work is meaning-saturated and produced hands-on as un-fooled-around-with straight up rock! It is rife with overt spiritual content.U2 have, at times, been the most popular band in the world and also, arguably, one of the most important musically. And they place a premium on high artistic craft as if the likes of Damian Hirst and company never … [Read more...]

My Summer 2014 Show of NEW Paintings Just Went Live! Please Look!

Summer 2014 Show  All paintings offered here are half the gallery price. Shipping and insurance included in price (US shipping only).  CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE!Roses Scattered From The SkyDetails">">Sometimes the best happens, it's called grace, like flowers falling like a sweet rain.Oil paint on canvas, 12 x 12, © 2014Price: $750 Email frankaschaeffer@aol.com  about this pai … [Read more...]

Repentance Backed Up With Action Can Change Reality

Mom and Dad (Edith and Francis Schaeffer) in L'Abri 1979"The very fabric of the universe is unknowable and stranger than we can imagine and has a message for us: climb down off that high atheist, religious or agnostic pedestal!" CHAPTER 4 FROM Frank Schaeffer's NEW BOOK is a writer-WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace"The new book, 'Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God,' is [a] distillation of wisdom." Washington Post (June 12, 2014 … [Read more...]

My spring 2014 art show of new work is now live on my site, here you go

I have been painting this spring. Here is the work. I paint what is in my garden, what my grandchildren bring me, what lives here with me. Please take a look and also visit my art gallery pages. If you'd like to ask about buying one of these -- before they are sent to a gallery where prices are double what's listed here -- please email me and ask. I make art for people to enjoy! I hope you do. You may contact me at frankaschaeffer@aol.com. You may CLICK ON ANY PICTURE to see FULL … [Read more...]


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