This “Black Friday” Please plant an Empathy Time Bomb in the brain of your favorite Certainty Addicts & Help Me Financially Too

This “Black Friday” Please plant an Empathy Time Bomb in the brain of your favorite Certainty Addicts & Help Me Financially Too. And if you don't think uptight people (like I once was when I helped my dad lead the religious right) can change please read the mind-blowing letter below......but first this:“Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God” is for sale on Amazon today for only $9.93 in paperback. I get $5.00-plus per paperback copy sold.If everyone on this FB page buys a few copies that wi … [Read more...]

“Here’s the Most Horrible Phrase in the English Language: ‘How have you grown in the Lord lately?’” Gay, Proud and Liberated A Reader of Mine Speaks Out

"Any sexual hangups I may have postponed were now thrown to the wind. I was liberated and quickly made up for lost time with a new male partner who was also freshly divorced. My label was now Gay (and proud) and not a religious one..."Nov 20th, 6:12amHi again Bob, thanks, what a wonderful piece, may I use it on my Patheos blog sometime, and use your real name?Frank SchaefferBob SignorelliNov 20th, 6:13amYes, … [Read more...]

Why Evangelicals Need Christian Dildos

"At My Beloved's Garden, we provide a safe non-pornographic place to shop for all your Christian sex toys and romance needs, while keeping Christ at the center of your marriage. Packages arrive in a non-descript plain brown box. Your information is never sold or shared, we respect you and your privacy." What sort of guilty broken-Bible-brain does one have to have in order to need to use a Christian dildo, instead of just any old dildo?Hint: embracing Paradox works better than Viagra or … [Read more...]

How My Dad and I Helped Create the Tea Party GOP and Terrorist Extremism

The 1970s Evangelical antiabortion movement that Dad (Evangelical leader Francis Schaeffer), C Everett Koop (who would be Ronald Reagan's surgeon General), and I helped create seduced the Republican Party. We turned it into an extremist far right party that is fundamentally anti-American.You can't understand why the GOP was so successful in winning back both houses of congress in 2014, and wrecking most of what Obama has tried to do, unless you understand what we did back then.You see, … [Read more...]

Many Evangelical Leaders Are Such SOB’s– What Are They Hiding?

Are Franklin Graham--and/or the 13 Evangelical leaders who wrote to Obama asking to be allowed to discriminate against gay people--gay? I'm betting the answer is yes for some of them. Evangelical Leaders of anti-gay initiatives have turned out to be closeted gays often. Those who fight to “defend the faith” in its fundamentalist harsh incarnation, as Evangelical “professional Christians” often do, have a special need-based interest in making sure other people live by the letter of the Bible’s “in … [Read more...]

Republican Victory Proves That Lies Work With White Evangelicals

 The Republican Party base is white evangelicals. So no wonder the GOP lies about the country, the economy and the president worked. The folks who base their lives on religious mythology have spent lifetimes being trained to believe lies. And if you point that out then they kick into victim mode and denounce people who question them as persecutors. Last night they won. Lies won. As the New York Times noted: "Republican candidates campaigned on only one thing: what they called the … [Read more...]

 The Hysteria Surrounding the Ebola “Issue” is the Perfect Lens to Look at BOTH Secular and Religious Dumb and Dumber America Through

Jeff Daniels Says Jim Carrey 'Dumb & Dumber'And now to our Ebola/election year present... Evangelical control of the right wing has fused with secular stupidity to create a perfect storm of willful ignorance. Our American reaction to the Ebola “crisis” is the actual crisis.The hysteria surrounding the Ebola “issue” is the perfect lens to look at ourselves through. What we see exposed is the root cause of both our failed religious and secular anti-education "cultures." What we see is h … [Read more...]

Frank Schaeffer v. Texas (The Interview) “From Francis Schaeffer to Christopher Hitchens”

Luke Norsworthy Search SKIP TO CONTENTABOUT LUKENEWSWORTHY WITH NORSWORTHY PODCAST FRANK SCHAEFFER: WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD. LISTEN to the INTERVIEW HERE: OCTOBER 26, 2014 LUKE LEAVE A COMMENT04:1259:07Author Frank Schaeffer joins the show to discuss growing up as Evangelical royalty, embracing paradox, choosing empathy over theology, asking “What is beautiful?” How religion hurts people, yet he’s still at church … [Read more...]


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