My Video Endorsement of Hillary (It’s a Question of Good v. Evil)

Evil is what Hillary is up against in Trump. "Evil" is not a fashionable word. But it's the only one that fits America's premier fascistic rube. Please WATCH.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 Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frank_schaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook  … [Read more...]

Samantha Bee and Frank Schaeffer on “Full Frontal” re anti-Abortion History and the Birth of the Religious Right

I got a call from Samantha Bee's office the other day: Could they interview me on the role my film series "Whatever Happened to the Human Race?" played in launching the anti-abortion movement and the religious right? I said yes. They sent a crew to my home... and here's a bit of the result. Thanks Amanda Bee! This Saturday, June 4, please watch TBS and the Full Frontal Show I'm on! Thanks!Bee then spoke to filmmaker Frank Schaeffer, the son of prominent Christian … [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...]

An open letter to the Republican establishment leadership

photo en.wikipedia.org Dear Republicans,I used to be one of you. When I was a religious right activist in the 1970s and 1980s. I fondly remember staying with my friends Jack and Joanne Kemp in their home in Washington DC. Jack was the quintessential establishment Republican of that day. He would go on to run as the vice presidential candidate with Bob Dole.Jack hosted a meeting at the Rayburn House in Washington DC for 50 Congressman and Senators one night in the early 1980s … [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...]

The Apologetics Lie my Daddy and Me Used to Tell

 A Facebook friend sent me a note and a link to one of my dad's old speeches he'd given in 1982 at Coral Gables Church. I spoke there too back in the bad old days of my far right activism. I re-watched the talk. Dad mentioned the projects we'd worked on together several times. It was good to hear his voice. But... while so much of what Dad said was so well said, there is so much I've grown to fear and disagree with.It all boils down to this: apologetics. Dad was relying on a … [Read more...]

Is Mental Illness Caused By “Unrepentant Sin”? How Did Christians Help or Worsen Your Mental Health Problems?

Is mental illness caused by "Unrepentant Sin"? How did Christians help or worsen your mental health problems? This Christmastime share your story on my Facebook Page.My father Francis Schaeffer suffered from depression and I've also felt the dark night of the soul from time to time. How about you? Did anyone help you? In our evangelical family depression was treated as a "spiritual problem" or a "lack of faith." We didn't believe in professional mental health care. We were more likely to … [Read more...]

Please Be the First to Buy my KINDLE 36 page: “MY VERY PERSONAL HAPPY CHRISTMAS STORY: The wonderful yet toxic combination of Mom’s evangelical goodness, Jesus’ inevitable birthday”

BUY this 36 page story NOW for only $2.99 Click HEREOR with Kindle UnlimitedDeliver to:Enter a promotion code or gift cardTry it freeSample the beginning of this book for freeDeliver to:How sampling works Available on your PCShareAdvertisementClick … [Read more...]


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