In all of this, one of the amusing things is that neither Bob Malm, not Jeff Chiow, nor David Crosby, nor the Grace Church vestry, nor church members, get it. That’s right, #clueless. Newsflash: The problem you have is not negative reviews of your sad church. Nor will efforts to make negative reviews go away succeed. In fact,… Read More »
During the baptismal liturgy, Episcopalians recite the baptismal covenant, which includes the vow to, “Respect the dignity of every human being.” Check out this great example of the baptismal covenant from a college-aged member of the parish.
One of the things I find amusing about people at Grace Episcopal Church is the assumption that I am the only person ticked off. Gee, it’s just hard to believe that Mom, Mike, and others would be angry when their memorial donations are misused and their family members shunned. Here is an email sent from Kirk Steffensen that… Read More »
One of the things I have really seen throughout this conflict is how poorly trained Episcopal clergy are in conflict resolution, and how quick they are to resort to patronizing condescension — what I kiddingly refer to as the condescension of Christ. While I have discussed the matter with relatively few clergy in the diocese of Virginia, the… Read More »
Earlier today, I received a comment from David Crosby, an Episcopal priest in the area, in response to my comments about the diocese’s decision to terminate its search for a bishop suffragen. Inter alia, David trots out the old line about there being two sides to every story. That approach conveniently overlooks several key points: Shunning, which is… Read More »