Jesus planted an empathy time-bomb. Let me tell you about it and take your mind off Trump...``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````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 poster on YouTube) scroll down and watch it for free...WATCH "Let me be FRANK" HERE:Follow Frank on Twitter … [Read more...]
For the next 58 minutes please let me rescue you from thinking about Trump and your problems and turn your mind to the real and most wonderful questions there are… WATCH and share. Thank you!
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...]
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...]
NOTE: this Friday August 19 to Sunday August 21 my book “WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD– How to Give Love, Create Beauty and Find Peace” will be FREE on Amazon-Kindle. Please pass on the word. Thank you.
"All we have is our stories," writes novelist Schaeffer (Crazy for God, 2008, etc.) in this entertaining,energetic new memoir. He follows through on this point by filling his book with story after story, all told with the clarity and catchy pacing of a born raconteur.... An intriguing, readable memoir aimed squarely at the post-faith modern era." (KIRKUS Review) ***“Part of the impact here, admittedly, is a result of who Frank Schaeffer is and of the platform from which he writes. That … [Read more...]
This is my best explanation about my journey away from the faith of my fathers... actually... more the faith of my mothers (!) This is why I escaped and maybe you should too.WATCH 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 http://www.frankschaeffer.com Have you read my book about religious delusion? No … [Read more...]
Dear Evangelical Establishment (and Christianity Today Editors) Here’s Why You ALL Seem SO F—–g! Dumb to Folks in the Real World Who Don’t Understand “Evangelical Speak”
(C. Hitchens- Photo NPR.org)Open any issue of Christianity Today magazine and scan the article titles and sub-headings in case you want to know why the Americanized, post-Billy Graham version of evangelical faith comes across as so fucking dumb.Evangelical Speak is just so presumptuous! It never even begins to meet the skeptic halfway.Evangelical Speak is an entirely private coded language.It assumes:the existence of God with no need for argument, let alone … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]