Tag Archives: narcissism

Worthy Read: Chuck DeGroat’s Upcoming Book, “When Narcissism Comes to Church”

Those seeking to understand the hot mess that is Planet Malm Grace Episcopal Church may want to check out Chuck DeGroat’s upcoming book, “When Narcissism Comes to Church.” The book is available for pre-order, with a release date of March 2020. DeGroat is a well-known seminary instructor, licensed pastoral counselor, consultant, and coach who has done extensive research into… Read More »

Heaven Help Us: More on Interims and Organizational Narcissism

In earlier posts, I discussed organizational narcissism and the challenges it poses for an interim and Grace church. This article more fully explores these concepts, with an emphasis on the difficulties organizations face when they seek to change. So what is organizational narcissism? (Note that we are here referring to the high self-esteem variant. There are others.) A… Read More »

Hurricane Alert: Bob Malm Rides a Storm Surge of BS Out the Door

In this month’s Grace Notes, Dysfunctional Bob’s last before retirement, he offers a short blurb about “things left undone,” during his tenure. True to form, it’s an utter piece of BS. Bob only addresses “those things undone” during his so-called “ministry.” While items on that list are myriad, Dysfunctional Bob blithely says he’s tried to make visiting members… Read More »