Riffing once again on the ironic absurdity of fundamentalist religion and political fallout

 These days—as is reflected in the series of paintings I’m doing (as I write these lines in January 2017) I’m riffing once again on the ironic absurdity of fundamentalist religion per se and its political fallout. Another painting of mine in the series is called “When the Manna Ran out God Inexplicably Began Dropping Cyclamens, Old Teddy Bears and Champagne on the People of Israel and Unintentionally Killed Moses with a Good Bottle of California Chandon.” (Call this my anti-Christian Zio … [Read more...]

WATCH THIS: do NOT miss Meryl Streep’s classy, moral, Christlike and historic destruction of Trump at Golden Globe Awards 2017

(Photo YouTube) Meryl Streep gave a defining speech Sunday after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes, slamming Trump for his anti-immigration stances and for mocking the disabled while campaigning. She then encouraged viewers to support the Committee to Protect Journalists, something Trump discourages. It was a huge welcome humane and truthful middle finger directed to an ignorant bully and crank who can’t even dream of Meryl’s grace, education, awareness and compassion let … [Read more...]

A sneak peek at the new painting series I’m working on called, “More Useless Miracles by an Absurd God for People Dumb Enough to Vote For Trump.” Please WATCH

 A sneak peek at the new painting series I'm working on called, "More Useless Miracles by an Absurd God for People Dumb Enough to Vote For Trump." Please WATCH (2 min) Everything will be up on my art site by April 1, 2017.``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````P.S. If you want to know a little more about where I'm coming from and my perspective on politics, religion and the intersection of faith and life-- here's a new movie about me. (It's below the … [Read more...]

Goodbye Evangelicals: “let me be FRANK” — here’s the trailer to the movie about my journey to truth from religious certainty addiction

Living the Questions, in association with Creatista Film and Photography, presents "let me be FRANK," the traitorous turnabout of an evangelical heir apparent. Watch the trailer, and sign-up to be notified when the film is available for viewing at letmebefrankmovie.com.Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frankschaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16 Contact Frank at ht … [Read more...]

At Last Idiot Climate Change Deniers “Logic” Explained (A Hilarious 1 Minute Video) WATCH

(Photo Reason Inc.)This "Living With a Climate Skeptic" hilarious 1 minute video  shows what it would be like if someone used climate denier "logic" in everyday life... This would be the insane and darkly funny result. Seventy three percent of evangelicals say they will vote for Trump, and eighty percent say they don't believe in evolution or climate change. They DO however believe in a literal Noah's ark. They'll need it. WATCH!Get more Collective Noun: Podcast: … [Read more...]

Will you do me a very personal favor today?

Will You please post a video testimonial to Facebook about my book "WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace". Make sure to tag me in the post so I see it by typing in my username @frank.schaeffer.16, and I'll share your video on my FB page. Of course this if for those who have read the book. I'd really be very grateful. Thank you.Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frankschaefferSee Frank’s pai … [Read more...]

Ken Medema and Frank Schaeffer talk about change, creativity, social justice, music, and art. Wild Goose Festival 2016 WATCH

I had a chance to interview Ken Medema at the (terrific!) Wild Goose Festival this summer. Ken was (born Kenneth Peter Medema on December 7, 1943, in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is a composer-singer-songwriter who has been performing in the United States, Canada, and Europe for more than forty years. Some of his best known songs began as live improvisations.Ken Medema was born almost blind; his eyes let him tell light from shadow and see outlines of major objects. He began playing the piano when … [Read more...]

Want to Grow Your Church? Here’s my Podcast on how to Do it (Made by a growing Church in NYC)

M I D R A S H  N Y CFRANK SCHAEFFER  Download HERE and Listen!  February 12, 2016Midrash NYC0:43 36:20 Download HERE and Listen! EPISODE OVERVIEW In this episode, our friend Frank Schaeffer talks with us about his fall from the religious right and how marriage, art, and life has taught him to embrace the paradox.  Warning: This episode contains some explicit language. … [Read more...]