Tag Archives: Bob Malm

Third Wartburg Watch Article

When Christians Lie: Eric Bonetti Accused of Embezzlement and of Being a Pathological Liar by His Former Church and Pastor. Sin has many tools, but a lie is a handle that fits them all. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Years ago, a small group of us approached the pastors of our Reformed Baptist church. We became aware that they had… Read More »

Diocese of Western Massachusetts Response to Allegations of Abuse Stands in Sharp Contrast to that of DioVA and Susan Goff

Earlier today, the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts released a statement in the case of Gregory Lisby, an Episcopal priest who allegedly has admitted to possession of child pornography. Further, evidence has emerged that Lisby may have abused a teen in the parish. In a letter to the diocese, Bishop Douglas Fisher says: “I am deeply saddened to… Read More »

Bob Malm: Witness Tampering?

The issue of witness tampering is, of course, in the news these days following Mueller’s announcement that Paul Manafort may be attempting to improperly influence witnesses. How did Mueller did this? By allegedly sending encrypted texts via Whatsapp trying to get in touch with witnesses in an apparent effort to influence their testimony. That raises the question, “Have… Read More »

Shout Out to David Crosby

Given that David Crosby likes to materialize here in cyber from time to time with with his hypocritical church-speak, Jesus-babble, and claims to be able to assess mental illness without so much as speaking directly to the subject, here’s a quote for him from Canon Robin Hammeal-Urban’s excellent book on clergy misconduct, “Wholeness After Betrayal”: By failing to… Read More »

Spiritual Abuse and Healthy Churches: Good Article in CT

There’s a good podcast on Christianity Today (“CT”) that discusses spiritual abuse in churches, why it’s often difficult to spot, and typically even harder to address. The information is very relevant to Grace Episcopal Church and the spiritual abuse/toxic dynamics within the parish. Take a listen here. Key points: Spiritual abuse, which often involves bullying and manipulation, typically is… Read More »

Reflections: Ethics, Legal Practice and Representing Lindsey Anders and Leslie Malm

Earlier today, I received a copy of a document indicating that Lindsey Anders and Leslie Malm are now represented by legal counsel in Alexandria. Out of respect for the attorney involved, I am not yet prepared to disclose the document, nor the identity of legal counsel. I do, however, want to reflect on the challenges facing legal counsel… Read More »