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.
(Editor’s note: This was presented at the Urantia Book Seminar on Education held 23—26 March 2017 at Urantia Foundation) Essay Purpose The purpose of this essay is to offer for consideration a number of educational imperatives to guide us, as early recipients of the new truths revealed in The Urantia Book, in the implementation of … read more of Our Educational Imperative – A Strategy for the Coming Decades .
(Presented at Urantia Association International Conference in the Netherlands, April 2018 Stand under the waterfall. Allow yourselves to be drenched by the beauty of Jesus’ many-sided gospel. Some of these sides are in this mini-sermon that I sent this morning by spirit email to every European. We are all part of a world-wide family, evolving … read more of Proclaiming the Gospel with Power in the 21st Century.
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 into the light of day to share by publishing them on … read more of Mining the Archives.
Mining the Archives (“Mined” from the Urantia Book Fellowship’s Journal 1994) After many years of introducing both Christian laity and ministers to The Urantia Book, I am increasingly faced with the realization that one of the major obstacles preventing them from a serious examination of the book is its claim to revelatory status. Most people who … read more of A New Approach to Revelation.