27—30 September 2019 Theme: Mind Over Matter—Spirit Over Mind A venue has been secured for ANZURA’s 2019 conference so mark your calendars for 27—30 September 2019!! This conference will be hosted by the very capable “Canberra Crew” and our keynote speaker will be astrophysicist and long-time reader, Nigel Nunn. About the Theme: In the evolutionary superuniverses … read more of ANZURA’s Conference Canberra 2019.
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.
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.
The term “light and life” refers to the final stages of planetary evolution when the kingdom of God becomes actual in an advanced world civilization. This talk describes our glorious planetary destiny and two paths to it, as set forth in several quotes on light and life. The first one defines light and life as … read more of The Age of Light and Life – and how to get there.
Recent world events indicate we are living in challenging times, hence the theme of ANZURA’s annual conference at Hepburn Springs in Victoria from 29 Sept to 2 Oct 2017 titled The Challenge of Survival – Now and the Future according to the Urantia Book. Paper 99 has insights to help guide us. Mankind is on … read more of The Challenge of Survival – Now and the Future according to the Urantia Book..
29th September to 2nd October, 2017 The Australian & New Zealand Urantia Association invite students of The Urantia Book to attend our annual conference to be held at the “Continental House” retreat centre in the beautiful in Hepburn Springs, the heart of Victoria’s spa country. The venue is situated in a one-acre garden with plenty of private courtyards and peaceful outdoor areas. The theme will … read more of ANZURA Conference Victoria 2017.
How can we effectively teach the religion of Jesus today? How does today’s world differ from the world in Jesus’ day? In what way is today’s world similar to the world in Jesus’ day? The following are some possibilities: There are more people today People lead busier more complex lives People are more guarded, careful, … read more of Effectively Teaching the Religion of Jesus.
…and How He Organised His Apostles and Disciples to Teach Jesus was not only a master teacher; he was THE Master Teacher. He was the fountain head of knowledge and inspiration for the Fourth Epochal Revelation to our world. How did he do it? How did he manage to touch people’s hearts so beautifully and … read more of Jesus’ Teaching Methods.
What Happened? The midwayers tell us that the gospel of Jesus was not the central message of the Christian religion. Jesus tried to impart his religion to the apostles and other followers. What we got from them was a religion about the person of Jesus. What happened? Why did the simple truth of God as … read more of Historical Demise of the Religion of Jesus.
Are You Willing? Are You Ready? We are standing on the brink of a spiritual renaissance, the likes of which, has never been seen before…. It is easy to become discouraged when one looks at the divided and factionalized state of this world. How on earth, we might ask, is this planet Urantia, and its … read more of Equipped to be Teachers of the Religion of Jesus.