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...]

Watch The Titanic Sink In Real Time In this Brilliant (Mesmerizing) Animated Recreation– And Ponder the Fate of the American Empire… and Your Own Mortality

 Here is the most arresting 2H and 41 min you'll ever spend looking inside yourself. It may change the way you see yourself and the world. Consider this a free "retreat." Trust me-- take the time! Sit alone, undisturbed and WATCH!What will you find?Consider this the best sermon you'll hear "preached" from-- within.As you watch the titanic sink remember that another "Titanic" risks sinking...PROOF we hit an iceberg?Consider...Wait times in public hospitals ca … [Read more...]

Pope Francis to Donald Trump: “This man is not a Christian”

 Donald Trump is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist,birther and bully who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims. Someone finally took note : According to the Guardian newspaper: Donald Trump has called Pope Francis “disgraceful” over the pontiff’s suggestion the Republican presidential frontrunner was “not a Christian” for his plan to build a wall at the Mexican border.Flying back to Rome from a trip to Mexico, the pope said: “A person who thinks only about bui … [Read more...]

Those – including many progressive Christians & David Cameron and Barack Obama – who insist that jihadis are not ‘real’ Muslims miss the point

There appears, to be something especially potent about Islam in fomenting terror and persecution. Contemporary radical Islam is the religious form through which a particular kind of barbarous rage expresses itself. So, to understand why jihadis have been drawn into a moral universe that allows them to celebrate inhuman acts, we have to understand why political rage against the West takes such nihilistic, barbaric forms, and why radical Islam has become the primary vehicle for such rage.So … [Read more...]

Is Porn Good, Bad or Some of Both– Depending on its Quality?

Is Porn Good, Bad or Some of Both-- Depending on its Quality?What do you think? Is porn a boon, a curse, nothing much or none of the above?Is porn to blamed? For...The breakup of relationships, violence, sexual pressure, body image problems for women and sexual addiction and dysfunction in men?…orHas porn helped couples?Participants of both sexes in a 2007 study of more than 600 Danish men and women aged 18-30 found that self-reporting adults said that “hardcore” pornogr … [Read more...]

Why I Am All For Drones (Hint: I can spy on my neighbor’s wife through her bathroom skylight!)

 I’ve always wanted to spy on my neighbors. Now I can. When drones piloted from "over the horizon" become as ubiquitous as iPads and smartphones and as idiot-proof as using email, then not only Google will be able to look into my neighbor’s back yard. I’ll be able to video them through their bathroom skylight instead of just fantasizing about my neighbor’s wife.Amazon wants to use drones to deliver stuff to us. So the skies will be full.No one will notice one more drone out of mi … [Read more...]

“Dear Frank, Thanks to you, as a Jew I can say that I am a follower of Jesus”

Who knew I'd write a book that would help a Jew connect more deeply with his Jewish spirituality? "I heard my rabbi better this year as I fasted and sat all day in the synagogue on Yom Kippur in Riverside, CA., and was more focused. Yes, I really think that reading your books and connecting with you helped that much."Hi , Frank, when I first wrote to you after reading one of your posts on Huff Post, I was depressed. You were so kind to write back.  It really made a difference to me. A few … [Read more...]

If you read one thing today, please read this: Sex Goes Virtual

Losing Our TouchBy RICHARD KEARNEYAugust 30, 2014 11:30 August 30, 2014 11:30 amThe New York TimesAre we losing our senses? In our increasingly virtual world, are we losing touch with the sense of touch itself? And if so, so what?I recently had occasion to pose these questions to students in a college class I teach on eros — “from Plato to today.” Not surprisingly, the topic of physical contact and sex came up, and the conversation turned very much to “today.” A number of the … [Read more...]


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