By Wayne Holst My Special Item is a book written about Jesus and Christian faith by a skeptical journalist. I hope you  find it interesting. Hopefully too, you will discover other helpful items  here this week.   ***** SPECIAL ITEM Book Notice  JESUS SKEPTIC A Journalist Explores the Credibility and Impact of Christianity by John S. … Continue reading “JESUS SKEPTIC – Book”

Collegeville Institute Greats: Henri J. M. Nouwen

Collegeville Institute Greats: Henri J. M. Nouwen December 24, 2017 By Collegeville Institute As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, Bearings Online is highlighting profiles of persons closely associated with Collegeville Institute’s history—that great cloud of witnesses who have accompanied us since 1967, and will journey with us into the future. Henri J. M. Nouwen was … Continue reading “Collegeville Institute Greats: Henri J. M. Nouwen”

Brian D. McLaren: The Great Spiritual Migration

THE GREAT SPIRITUAL MIGRATION How the World’s Largest Religion is Seeking a Better Way to be Christian by Brian D. McLaren Crown/Penguin/Random House Publishing 2017. 274 pages. Paperback. $17.75 CAD ISBN #978–60142-792-2. Publisher’s Promo: The Christian story, from Genesis until now, is fundamentally about people on the move – outgrowing old, broken religious systems and … Continue reading “Brian D. McLaren: The Great Spiritual Migration”