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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
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 Announcement – Queensland 2018.
The most important event to report on at this time is the ANZURA annual conference which was hosted this year by the Melbourne Study Group. They found a wonderful venue in Hepburn Springs west of Melbourne where the Continental House accommodated and fed us more sumptuously than we are accustomed to. Ian and Isobel Esmore … read more of Hepburn Springs 2017 – Conference Report.
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.