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...]

Please take 10 min and watch my Friend Reverend William Barber Tell the Truth at the Democratic National Convention

photo CNN On the final night of the Democratic National Convention, the Reverend Dr. William Barber II broke through our cynicism. He took us above, past the Trumpian/moronic insults. His soaring speech was a call to action for humanity. WATCH! PLEASE!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 pai … [Read more...]

ORLANDO? TRUMP? HATE? July 7-10 let’s PUSH BACK! so…please do NOT miss the Wild Goose Festival… now MORE THAN EVER!

will i see you there? click for tickets now http://wildgoosefestival.org/tickets/Here is what I'll be speaking on:Frank Schaeffer Frank Schaeffer is an artist and a New York Times bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction. Frank is a much sought after speaker and has lectured at a wide range of venues from Harvard’s Kennedy School to the Hammer Museum/UCLA, Princeton University, Riverside Church Cathedral, DePaul University and the Kansas City Public L … [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...]

My Christmas greeting about love, urinary catheters, and the meaning of life

Please lend me 4 min, and WATCHFrank 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_schaeffer See 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 … [Read more...]

If You Haven’t Watched These 4 Adele Video clips You Might as Well be Dead

 photo the GuardianHere's the way to survive so-called "Black Friday"-- It all starts with the Adele Video that now has over 500 million (you heard right) downloads... then there's the hilarious rest... WATCH! ENJOY! SURVIVE! A Thanksgiving Miracle - SNLJimmy Fallon, Adele & The Roots Sing "Hello" (w/Classroom Instruments)Adele at the BBC: lookalike talent contest... When Adele wasn't Adele... but was Jenny!Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest bo … [Read more...]

3 Selfie Art Videos Explaining/Showing My Paintings re Life, Flowers, God and Grandchildren

Here are 3 "selfie" videos I just took in my garden and studio showing and explaining the texture and work in several paintings. Thanks for watching! To buy a painting contact me at frankaschaeffer@aol.com2015 Spring/Summer Art Show All paintings offered here are half the gallery price.  Shipping and insurance included in price (US shipping only). Click On Each Image To EnlargeDaffodils, Tulips & Narcissus in a St … [Read more...]

My Christmas Day Thank You (Written 9:52 AM Today)

Dear God,I hope you exist mostly because I am so grateful for life and love. I would hate for there to be no one to thank. My act of faith this Christmas Day is a simple thank you.Thank you for...The empathy time-bomb Jesus set off in history by forgiving rather than condemningAngels that enter my life each day bringing  peace and good newsMy parents who showed me love and compassion and opened the door to beautyGenie who has been my wife for 44 yearsJessica, Francis a … [Read more...]


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