Tag Archives: John Smyth

PJ Smyth’s Convenient Memory Loss

By | February 19, 2017

Covenant Life Church Members – it is your responsibility to determine whether PJ Smyth and CLC leaders are honest and trustworthy.  In your attempt to do so, ask yourself this question – if your father had been arrested for homicide, would you remember it? “In 1997 he [John Smyth] was arrested over claims that he had killed Nyachuru.… 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 »

Covenant Life Church Sure Knows How To Pick’em

By | February 3, 2017

What did CLC pastor PJ Smyth know and when did he know it? PJ Smith receives weekly phone call from his father. Breaking: News 4 has aired their first two longer investigative stories on the abuse carried out by John Smyth. You can view the first story here. You can view the second story here. Breaking: It is currently… Read More »