My Self-published Breakthrough Book is Proving the Mainstream Media Emperor is Naked

    My self-published breakthrough book  And God Said, "Billy!" exploring the roots of American religious delusion, and offering another way to approach true spirituality, is getting the best reader reviews of any of my dozen books-- 79 Amazon reviews so far, 100s of emails... But... because it's self-published (a first for me I'm trying as an experiment) it isn't getting any mainstream reviews, notwithstanding I've had NY Times bestsellers, been reviewed … [Read more...]

Who Will Preach the Gospel to the Jesus-Hating Evangelical White Tribe?

  How can the Jesus-deniers like Franklin Graham and the other evangelical leaders be reached with the gospel of Jesus Christ? Are they beyond hope? In human terms they are. But all things are possible with God. So perhaps, even the American evangelical Jesus-hating tribe may be saved. Franklin curses Jesus by (according to media reports) taking a $612,884 per year salary* from funds donated to help the poor and spread the gospel. What did Mother Teresa pay herself? Evangelicals … [Read more...]

My NPR Interview on the Shutdown, the Death of Evangelicalism, God and All That…

Here's my 1 hour interview with NPR host  Geoffrey Riley on the now ended shutdown, President Obama's victory over the religious right, evangelical delusion, Ted Cruz, the Tea Party, my family and the decline of the GOP, the separation of church and state... and more. Lots of good call ins, Q&A, talk and discussion. Please listen HERE. Frank Schaeffer and NPR host Geoffrey Riley Please listen HERE. Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book -- And God Said, … [Read more...]

Jim Wallis, Sojourners & My New Book (The Mark Sandlin SOJO “BILLY!” Review)

Sojourners likes And God Said, "Billy!" I love and respect Jim Wallis. Seeing a rave review of my new book on his personal Sojo blog page  made my day! Here's what Mark Sandlin (who I also love and respect) writing on Wallis's God’s Politics Blog page said: (Reprinted here with permission from of the author) God's Politics Blog The Book Every Christian Needs to Read This Fall by Mark Sandlin 09-19-2013 | 4:22pm Share on email Share on twitter Share on … [Read more...]

Colbert and Me

Let me brag on Sarah and Hal and the people sending in reviews to Amazon for helping to make my new book And God Said, "Billy!" the Number 1 Political Humor book on Kindle/Amazon this morning. As you can see on the Amazon chart below, Stephen Colbert is Number 2. Let me thank Hal and Sarah and my kind readers who are sending in the many Amazon reviews for giving a few good minutes this morning. The feeling of temporary immortality will fade fast as writer-rejection fear sets back in, but I'll … [Read more...]

Why Do I Feel So Bloody Liberated Self-Publishing

I’m self-publishing my new novel AND GOD SAID, “BILLY!”  Where's my advance? What will I live on? The New York Times won't review a self-published book! Libraries won't know about it! I'm screwed! This is my funniest, darkest and most spiritually reaffirming book. Have I wasted the 17 years I worked on it? If so, then why am I so happy with my insane plunge into the unknown? Why do I feel so bloody liberated in equal measure with my look-over-a-cliff panic? AND GOD SAID, “BILLY!”  … [Read more...]

Read My NEW Novel “And God Said, ‘Billy!’” FREE

Read my NEW novel And God Said, "Billy!" free. Email me at frankaschaeffer@aol.com and I'll send you an electronic copy TODAY ... if you'll agree to post a review on Amazon when the book comes out on Sept 15. Will you please help me get the word out on my new book? It would be great if you'd share this note and your review on FB and Twitter too, maybe even a blog! Advance praise for AND GOD SAID, “BILLY!” “I love this novel. AND GOD SAID, “BILLY!” is laugh-out loud funny … [Read more...]

Over One Thousand Years Ago There Was A Monk… Frank Schaeffer Reads CLIP TEN “And God Said. “Billy!”

Here is CLIP TEN of my reading from And God Said, "Billy!" During the 17 years I've been working on And God Said, "Billy!" I've written and published many books, including the NY Times bestseller Keeping Faith and my memoir Crazy For God. But I could never let Billy! go. Now Billy! is almost out. It will be published by Sept 15. Here is the tenth of 12 clips of me reading from it. When all the clips they're all posted I'll post them again in one bunch: Clips 1 through 12. Please help me out … [Read more...]


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