From the Arena Newsletter, Volume 6 No 4, Summer 1999 (Editor’s Note: Mining the Archives is a collection of articles that have been published in various newsletters over the years and have been lying buried in the archives. A team of volunteers have been “mining the archives” for the gems, so now we can bring them … read more of The Inner World of Mankind.
2020 Vision Through a Cosmic Lens—Hindsight, Insight & Foresight Next year’s ANZURA conference returns to Vaughan Park, Long Bay 2—5 October, 2020 where we held the last New Zealand conference in 2014. Again, it will be hosted by our very capable and dynamic team in New Zealand. About the theme: 2020 is the year of … read more of Annual Conference Auckland New Zealand 2020.
Dear Friends and Students of The Urantia Book, Another big year is rapidly drawing to a close. I sincerely hope that this has been a good year for you all. If not, I hope that you have been able to derive comfort and direction from the pages of this incomparable modern revelation. Once again, ANZURA’s … read more of President’s Report – December 2019.
The Challenge of Choice As a clinical psychologist, I often present my clients with the assertion: “Most of our life is spent in a mindless state!” This is usually met with expressions of bemusement or puzzlement, or a knowing nod of the head. But what am I getting at when I make such a bold … read more of Mind over Matter – Spirit over Mind.
I have been touring in Australia and New Zealand since 5th February 2019, speaking in most of the major cities in both countries, to audiences ranging in size from 1500 to 5500. This tour, based on my most recent book, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, is part of a lecture schedule that … read more of Existentialism in Australia and New Zealand.
Warm greetings to all our readers and students of The Urantia Book. The National Conference is fast approaching! From the 27th to the 30th of September, we will be gathering at the Green Hills Conference Centre at Stromlo in Canberra to discuss the intriguing theme: “Mind Over Matter, Spirit Over Mind.” Our Canberran team of … read more of President Report – Winter 2019.
If you’re planning on attending this year’s annual conference and haven’t registered yet, please do so as soon as possible. If you haven’t made up your mind yet, time is running out! Here’s an update on the program from Vern Verass: Dear Friends, Our conference in Canberra is only a couple of months away—27 to … read more of Conference Reminder – Time to Register!.
When ANZURA arranges an International Study Day, the hope is to provide an opportunity for students of The Urantia Book to participate in a specially formed study group in their regional areas so that reads are meeting on the same day studying the same paper all over the world. The value of meeting with other … read more of Study Day 2019 – Reflections.
The Christchurch Terror Attacks Living in New Zealand, we didn’t really think we’d be touched by terrorism, but touched we were. The despicable act of a lone extreme right-wing terrorist who took the lives of 51 Islamic New Zealanders had repercussions right around the country. As an aside, this is a link to an interview … read more of New Zealand Corner – Winter 2019.
Urantia lost yet another outstanding individual recently. Mark Bloomfield, just 54, died of injuries after a tragic incident in Swansea, Wales. The matter is still under investigation with the police. The BBC News reported: A charity worker who worked with Mother Teresa in India has died after an alleged attack in Swansea. Mark Bloomfield, 54, … read more of Farewell Mark Bloomfield.