PJ Smyth’s Convenient Memory Loss

By | February 19, 2017

“When the leader decides to cover abuse, any value his ministry may have had has been lost, and the ministry will become a hollow shell.” Tear Down This Wall of Silence: Dealing with Sexual Abuse in Our Churches By Dale Ingraham and Rebecca Davis Mark Mitchell – “PJ has been through a thorough examination process.” PJ Smyth –… Read More »

After All-Expense Paid Trip to T4G Conference UCCD Leader Pleads For Sacrificial Giving!

By | February 16, 2017

My loyal readers may recall that nine months ago I wrote an article titled “Despite Tight Budgets UAE 9Marks Pastors Travel To T4G Conference USA.” (Link) Now, nine months later and facing a serious budget deficit, senior pastor John Folmar had the nerve to ask members to give sacrificially! In the article, I took the pastors of these… Read More »

Brent Detwiler’s Factual Rebuttal of Covenant Life Church Apologist

By | February 14, 2017

In a previous post titled “Covenant Life Church Sure Knows How To Pick’em” we had several comments from a Covenant Life Church apologist named “Crumbled” in which he/she attempted to rewrite the history of CLC. While this blatant disregard of factual information may work when one attempts to skew history in favor of your fairy tale version of history… Read More »

C.S. Lewis & Christopher Hitchens On Abuse in Boarding Schools

By | February 9, 2017

Connolly, Waugh, Betjeman, to name only a few, have pungently described the disenchantments of schooldays… I do not wish to appear less competent than my contemporaries in making creep the flesh of the epicure of sado-masochistic school reminiscence. —Anthony Powell: Infants of the Spring “Today, as a middle-aged man of 56, I’m not particularly good-looking. But as a… Read More »

PJ Smyth’s Open Letters – A Work in Progress

By | February 7, 2017

My therapist likes to keep thing simple, which is useful for me. She tells me that there is a triangle in abuse: the ‘abuser’, the ‘victims’ and the ‘observers’ (observers are people who knew but never reported appropriately). I personally find it quite easy to think about John Smyth, the abuser. The victims too. But considering the observers… Read More »