The Spirit of Truth is a Moving River

Presented at Canberra Conference 2012 Esther Beaton presented and shared ‘life changing’ experiences alongside some of her own photos of nature. Here a few excerpts: What is the Spirit of Truth? What re the implications of it? How to apply it in everyday life? The Urantia Book describes: “This spirit was bestowed for the purpose … read more of The Spirit of Truth is a Moving River.

Reflections of 2018 Conference, QLD

The 2018 ANZURA conference was held between the 5th to the 8th October at the Alexandra Headland Conference Centre, Queensland, Australia. The venue was set among the peaceful Queensland bushland and offered a lovely background chorus of native bird calls. One of things I cherish when in the company of readers of The Urantia Book … read more of Reflections of 2018 Conference, QLD.

Responses to Main Message Project

Collection of Responses With the purpose of pinpointing the primary meanings of The Urantia Book and integrating a range of views, the following question was asked of the Australian and New Zealand readership: In approximately 300 words, describe the main message of The Urantia Book.  In order of last name, I compiled below the twenty … read more of Responses to Main Message Project.

Living the Ascension Plan in Terrestrial Human Experience

The Plan of the Spirit (Presented at Urantia Association’s International Conference in Dourdan, France, July 2002) With your spiritual eyes anointed, you would see the heavens open and behold the angels of God ascending and descending.  And many of us, while functioning in the government of the Father and the universes of the Sons, are … read more of Living the Ascension Plan in Terrestrial Human Experience.

On the Cosmic Background

(Presented at the ANZURA Conference in Mooloolaba QLD, October 2018) Based on a presentation at the ANZURA Conference 2018, here is another attempt to build bridges between modern science and traditional religion, concentrating mostly on their differing approaches to knowledge. Science is fundamentally about more knowledge and its test for value is how well the … read more of On the Cosmic Background.

ANZURA’s Conference Canberra 2019

September 27 – 30, 2019 This year the ANZURA conference returns to the nation’s capital, this time in a bush setting on the north bank of the Murrumbidgee River. The conference will be hosted by the very capable “Canberra Crew” and our keynote speaker will be astrophysicist and long-time reader, Nigel Nunn. Theme: Mind Over … read more of ANZURA’s Conference Canberra 2019.

2018 Queensland Conference Theme

On the Cosmic Background – ‘God Does Not Play Dice’ At the time of writing, about half of the presentations for this year’s upcoming conference (that’s being held at Alexandra Headland on the Queensland’s Sunshine Coast 5-9 October) continue to develop in keeping with the stated theme, “On the Cosmic Background” and the ever-topical question … read more of 2018 Queensland Conference Theme.

Annual Conference – Queensland 2018

On the Cosmic Background: “God Does Not Play Dice” Sunshine Coast, Queensland 5 to 8 October, 2018   God is not a cosmic accident; neither is he a universe experimenter… the Universal Father sees the end from the beginning, and his divine plan and eternal purpose actually embrace and comprehend all the experiments and all the … read more of Annual Conference – Queensland 2018.

From ‘..ites’ to Rites

In these papers 78 through 96 of The Urantia Book, spanning some thirty-seven thousand years of Urantia history, we see migration propelling late-stage human biological evolution, and we see the ensuing interplay with formative civilization and religion which can be called social evolution. We see fragments of society and their corresponding fragments of religion sorting … read more of From ‘..ites’ to Rites.