Community Culture Government

Fulfilling the Dream – Making Amends

Black Lives Matter – Defund the Police When I first came to Muncie’s Alcoholics Anonymous back in 1999, it was scary. I saw the twelve steps on the wall, which were written in the 1930s, and I said there is no way I’m going to do those things to get sober. Why? Because it would […]

Culture Spiritual

Pope Francis vs Conservatives: What’s at The Heart of His Message?

(photo of The Vatican courtesy of Wikimedia) MUNCIE, Indiana – As we pointed out in Part I of our discussion about the writings of Pope Francis, he has shaken the core of the conservative party, or at least those who’ve been willing to share their thoughts about it. I refer to it as a spiritual […]

Community Culture

Moral Leadership and Fifty Shades of Grey

MUNCIE, Indiana NEWS – We were warned to stay out of politics several years ago. Keep it light and full of good news. We obviously didn’t listen.  We literally got pulled in another direction based on research and our findings. Muncie wants to transform itself, and so does our nation. We aren’t happy with the […]


Notre Dame Professor Chooses False God

Notre Dame Prof Serving Greed Over Spirit MUNCIE, Indiana – The Holidays are a great time to catch up on unfinished articles and cleaning up email from the last quarter. It’s also Christmas Eve and the Ball State campus is quiet as a church mouse since all the kids are back home with family waiting […]