(Photos C-Span/YouTube)The fraudulent founders of the prosperity gospel movement -- including Oral Roberts, Kenneth Hagin, Kenneth Copeland and Frederick K.C. Price -- helped lay the groundwork for Trump. Poor white suckers made them rich. And perhaps it is no coincidence that Trump and the granddad of the prosperity gospel -- Oral Roberts -- both founded "universities."That old faker Oral Roberts - the television faith-healer (who in 1987 told his flock that God would call him home if … [Read more...]
HERE’S HOW THE FRAUDULENT PROSPERITY GOSPEL MOVEMENT — ORAL ROBERTS, KENNETH HAGIN, KENNETH COPELAND, FREDERICK K.C. PRICE & JOEL OSTEEN — HELPED LAY THE GROUNDWORK FOR TRUMP: THE WORLD’S WORST BUSINESSMAN
(Photo YouTube) "Trump didn’t just fall from the sky to become the nominee, he got (by far) the most votes in a contest in which evangelical voters provided a significant portion of voters and an even larger share of activism. Many are loath to admit Trump’s appeal to evangelicals or attribute their support to a 'lesser-of-two-evils' mentality, because, frankly, Trump is an ugly character that make him a less-than-ideal messenger for the cause. But whether they want to admit it or not, eva … [Read more...]
I’m Taking a Wrecking Ball to the Evangelical Swamp… “Let Me Be FRANK” A New Documentary About My Journey is (Almost) Here
Let Me Be FrankYou may have never heard of Frank Schaeffer. He's not famous. Not Billy Graham famous or Jerry Falwell famous or Joel Osteen famous. But he might have been.WATCH THE TRAILERLet Me Be Frank premiers on September 17th in Brisbane, Australia, and internationally online at this site on … [Read more...]
It turns out that the Roman Catholic American Voters are Downright Sane Compared to Today’s Fascist-Supporting Evangelicals!
(Photo Raw Story)According to the Washington Post, Trump is losing with Catholic voters — big time.Here's the breakdown in the Catholic vote between President Obama and Mitt Romney. In 2012, Catholics went for Obama over Romney by about 2 percentage points. It was 50 percent to 48 percent.And here's that breakdown now between Hillary Clinton and Trump. According to a recent poll from Public Religion Research Institute, Trump is 23 points behind Clinton among Catholics. That breakdown … [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 Friday Aug 19th to this Sunday Aug 21st you may get my book for FREE on Kindle. You can then read it on an device...and take your mind off the TRUMP fiasco... at least for a bit ! Available now on Amazon 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 htt … [Read more...]
Take it From this Ex-Fundamentalist: Listen-up Bernie Worshipers (Seemingly Working to Elect Trump) There are No Political Messiahs
Please WATCH my 4 min "answer" (such as it is) to the Bernie Sanders cult, note-- NOT to Bernie, whom I respect but to some of his unhinged followers who are (seemingly) effectively working for Trump and Vladimir Putin.Politics is about paradox and imperfection, not various forms of Jesus Saves... Take it from me as an ex-fundamentalist: I know the stink of fundamentalist certainty addiction from the inside. Been there, done that!People who want everything will always get … [Read more...]