Tag Archives: Phil Snyder

Investigation under way at Tenth Presbyterian, Philadelphia

Anglican Watch has learned that an investigation is under way at Tenth Presbyterian, Philadelphia. The church, affiliated with the conservative Presbyterian Church in America, has been the scene of multiple abuse scandals in recent years. These scandals include: Alleged cover-up of sexual abuse by a former director of music. The arrest, conviction, and imprisonment of former church ruling elder Read More

Concerns increase about security at Episcopal schools. But what if the bigger risk is your clergyperson?

There’s a trend in the Anglican Watch inbox, and while it seems innocuous at first, the regularity of the comments makes it clear this is a serious concern. Specifically, we’re hearing from more and more parents and teachers that they do not believe Episcopal schools are taking adequate security measures. Why so many concerns?  We don’t know, but we surmise Read More

PCA faces its own sexual abuse scandal

The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), the smaller, more conservative denomination compared to the PCUSA, has long prided itself on its rigorous governance. And for almost as long, the PCA has been on our Top Ten Miscreants list for its abysmal conduct toward whistleblowers, including Phil Snyder and Austin Davis. Both have faced egregious retaliation for doing the right thing. And Read More

Megachurch pastor and alleged pedophile John Blanchard pulls a Bob Malm, has protestors arrested

According to The Virginian Pilot and My Christian Daily, John Blanchard, pastor of Rock Church in Virginia Beach, Va, had protestor Jamie Thomas, 43, handcuffed outside the church and taken before a magistrate last Sunday. He was charged with stalking and disclosing expunged police records — both misdemeanors — and was released on his own recognizance shortly afterward. Read More