It’s interesting to note that one of the things folks assume about this blog is that it’s a “gotcha” effort. But the reality is far more complex. One well-documented effect of shunning is feelings of despair and hopelessness. At the start of Bob Malm’s campaign of shunning, I and my family did, indeed, suffer this feeling of utter… Read More »
Remember the old “how many people does it take to change a lightbulb,” joke? In the Episcopal church, the answer is “one to change the bulb, 20 to complain that it’s always been dark on those stairs, and how dare you change that?”. So, serious question: How many does it take to bully? The answer is at least… Read More »
New and improved! No appeals process required! Distributors, contact regional sales director Bob Malm at 703-549-1980 to learn more! Remember, shunning: It’s not just for cults, Scientologists and Jehovah’s Witnesses any more!
By the way, have you read the complete internal controls checklist I posted previously? Bob Malm, rector of Grace Church, argues that he is not shrugging off his duties as rector. Yet, my review of the checklist reveals that more that 60 deficiencies exist in the church’s internal controls. Moreover, there are a several what we will term… Read More »
Recent signs suggest that Grace Episcopal Church is trying to address its deferred maintenance and other financial issues by preparing to borrow money. What is the evidence for this conclusion? And why, in my opinion, is it unlikely to be successful in this effort? To focus on the evidence, the church recently reviewed its trustees. This group, who… Read More »