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...]

Colbert Nails It On Just How Stupid Our Culture is About Nudity in ART– WATCH!

Here's Colbert at his best in the best and funniest clip I've ever seen on exposing the insane American fear of art, nudity and sex. Watch!The clip reminds me of something that happened to me that I write about in my memoir Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of It Back :When How Should We Then Live? was complete we launched it with a massive and well-promoted seminar tour sponsored by Gospel Films. … [Read more...]

Jane Stuart Smith RIP I’ll Always Love You

  A few people in life change everything. One woman (not counting my mother) opened more doors for me than any other person in my childhood. She died yesterday.Jane Stuart Smith was there for me from the time I was six. Jane was by her very life a living definition of the belief that motivates me: that the intrinsic value of beauty is real. Here's the tribute I wrote to a great woman before she died in my memoir Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped F … [Read more...]

Are you (like me with my grandchildren) trying to get the good stuff into their heads first ahead of the marketing crap?

I need something from you... pleaseI want your voice in my new book. Please write me an email/letter to frankaschaeffer@aol.com about what you are doing for your children and/or students to open doors to creativity for them. Also... who opened those doors for you? 10 words to 500... and this is a letter and doesn't have to be perfect, just true and heartfelt. What are you passing on to those you love most? How are you doing it? What bothers you about our culture that you are trying to … [Read more...]