Monthly Archives:

Resignations for “Personal Reasons” Climb, Possibly Due to Bob Malm’s Weird Claims of “Domestic Terrorism”

Did you notice something about Grace Episcopal Alexandria over the past year? While the place has never been a model of openness and transparency, the past year has seen an increase in the number of resignations for “personal reasons.” Consider: Fanny Belanger resigned for “personal reasons” about the same time as Bob Malm’s abortive effort to drag my… Read More »

The “Go Kill Yourself” Crowd at St. Dysfunction Returns to the Fray

Following the recent coverage in The Wartburg Watch of Bob Malm’s vendetta against me, the liars and bullies of Grace Church again have felt the need to enter the fray. Attached are screen caps of comments from a parishioner at Grace Episcopal in which, like the clueless resident of Sugarland she is, someone (most likely Lisa Medley), tries to… Read More »

Grace Episcopal Church: Dispelling the Myth of a Balanced Budget

One of the things that’s troubling about Grace church’s governance is the enduring myth that the church has been running a balanced budget.The reality, however, is that it’s been running a deficit for many years. Per the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 93, issued in 1987, all nonprofits must include depreciation and amortization in… Read More »

Full Text of Wartburg Watch Article

Reprinted in full, with permission, is the recent Wartburg Watch post about Bob Malm’s vendetta against me. “Bravery is the choice to show up and listen to another person, be it a loved one or perceived foe, even when it is uncomfortable, painful, or the last thing you want to do.” ― Alaric Hutchinson Dove of Peace Last year,… Read More »

Shunning: Often the Most Obvious Sign of an Abusive Church

There’s a good article on shunning on the Open Mind Foundation’s website. In the article, the author correctly notes that shunning is often the most obvious sign that a church is abusive—which should be food for thought for anyone considering getting involved at St. Dysfunction, aka Grace Episcopal in Alexandria, and rector Bob Malm’s fun and games, which… Read More »

Grace Episcopal, Church of the Domestic Terrorist

You know, it’s not every day that churches get in the news. In fact, these days, with the declining role of churches in society, it’s hard to get coverage, except in the local community rags. But Grace Episcopal in Alexandria has a very special claim to fame. Per rector Bob Malm, and his attorney Jeff Chiow, the church… Read More »

Grace Episcopal aka St. Dysfunction Shows More Signs of Impending Trouble

Amidst the recent appeals from Dysfunctional Bob Malm for money, there are ongoing warning signs that the parish financially is tapped out. Thus, there is reason to believe both that additional revenue may not be forthcoming in the final months of the year, and that next year’s pledges likely will decrease. Consider: Attendance at Shrine Mont, the Altar… Read More »

DioVA Plans Listening Sessions, I Call Bullcrud

When I was a kid, a family member commonly  used the phrase “a day late and a dollar short.” This words come to mind as Bishop Susan Goff now takes on the ecclesiastical authority for the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia and announces that she will begin a series of “listening sessions” across the diocese. All of which is… Read More »