There was a time, not that many years ago, when churches were every commercial loan officer’s dream come true. Flush with cash and regarded as an integral part of the community, churches were like Ma Bell — regarded as a ridiculously safe investment, and one where banks had very few questions that even needed to be asked when… Read More »
The recent sentencing of former Catholic priest Wayland Yoder Brown, who was convicted of raping multiple boys while serving as a Catholic priest, brought to light an interesting quote from prosecuting attorney Duffie Stone. The latter says of Brown: “He not only violated the trust of children, but violated their faith. He used the Catholic faith against them,” … Read More »
One of the amusing things in this conflict is to read Grace Church vestry minutes. Specifically, the church almost always tries to shift reality—whether it’s claiming that increased failures of the HVAC systems were unforeseen, that there’s a budget deficit “due to the numbers used for this year’s budget,” or other silliness. In the most recent minutes posted… Read More »
One of the best ways to deal with a bully is to make public his or her actions. So, in light of Bob Malm’s inflammatory legal pleadings, drafted by Sugarland Chiow, here is my newest piece of signage. I also plan, later this week, to leaflet areas around the church with similar messaging. If Dysfunctional Bob and Sugarland… Read More »
Ever wonder just how toxic Grace Episcopal really is under Dysfunctional Bob Malm? The following screen cap is just one of many similar examples that answer that question.