Budapest Conference Report

Who Is Jesus? 15 to 18 September, 2016 Quietly and almost unobtrusively–but impressively–a new milestone in the maturing of the Urantia movement was achieved in September 2016 when a pan-European conference of readers of the revelation was held for the first time. More truly it was a pan-Northern Hemisphere conference, because there was a significant … read more of Budapest Conference Report.

Bogota Conference Report

The Master and the Student 14 to 17 October, 2016 The First Latin American Urantia Conference was held in Bogotá, Colombia October 14-17, 2016 and was organized by the Bogotá Urantia Association (Asociación Urantia Bogotá, AUB.) The Conference included the participation of 16 countries, 108 attendees (46 from countries outside Colombia) and between 20 and … read more of Bogota Conference Report.

Tasmanian Conference Reflections

Equipped to be Teachers of the Religion of Jesus – Are You Willing? Are You Ready? 16 to 19 September, 2016 The 2016 annual conference for the Australia & New Zealand Urantia Association (ANZURA) was held at the delightful Maryknoll Retreat Conference Centre overlooking Blackmans Bay just south of Hobart. Many thanks go to our … read more of Tasmanian Conference Reflections.

Russian Conference Report

Becoming Friends & Loving Each Other 9 to 11 September, 2016 The first meeting of Russian speaking readers of The Urantia Book was held 9 – 11 September, 2016 at the Novahoff Hotel in Nicholas Uryupino Village near Moscow. This conference was initiated and skilfully organized by Tamila Ragimova from Medellin, Colombia. Twenty five readers … read more of Russian Conference Report.

Video Presentations – Scientific Symposium, Chicago 2016

The plenary presentations from the Scientific Symposium held at Urantia Foundation in Chicago, June 2016 were video recorded and are available for viewing. Presenters were Ralph Zehr, George Park, Nigel Nunn, Marta Elders, Bruce Johnson, Dick Reim, Neal Kendall, Phil Calabrese, Gard Jameson, Marjorie Ray A special thanks to Gaetan Charland and his team for the great … read more of Video Presentations – Scientific Symposium, Chicago 2016.

Video Presentations – San Antonio Conference 2016

The plenary presentations held at the 2016 joint conference of Urantia Association of the United States and Urantia Book Fellowship in San Antonio, Texas were video recorded and are now available for viewing on Urantia Association’s YouTube channel. These recordings are of a high quality and very easy to watch; it’s just like being in the … read more of Video Presentations – San Antonio Conference 2016.

Effectively Teaching the Religion of Jesus

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.

Historical Demise of the Religion of Jesus

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.

Equipped to be Teachers 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.

Jesus’ Teaching Methods

…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.

To Catch a Fraud

Presented at the ANZURA conference, Sydney 2016. I began this presentation with a simple experiment. Without any warning I caused a very loud, totally unexpected noise that startled the audience and elicited the typical gasps, shrieks and jolting movements from everyone as you would expect. I informed the audience that I had just activated their … read more of To Catch a Fraud.

San Antonio, USA Conference June 2016

    This historic, combined event of the Urantia Association of the United States (UAUS) 2016 National Conference and the Urantia Book Fellowship Summer Study Session 2016 will be held at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. We’re going to study Jesus as the Master Teacher – covering a wide variety of topics exploring his … read more of San Antonio, USA Conference June 2016.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Presented at the Australian and New Zealand Urantia Association (ANZURA) Conference, Sydney, October 2015 Introduction We’ve done a lot of talking this weekend about the individual’s journey with faith and about developing the character traits required to stay on that pathway that leads us all the way to Paradise and beyond. I’d like to focus … read more of Follow the Yellow Brick Road.

The Path of Faith

Introduction Faith can be looked on in many ways.  Being a fundamental element of any consideration of religion, it receives the attention of the revelators in so many ways that the word is mentioned 543 times in The Urantia Book.  You are all familiar with the importance of faith, so I am treading familiar ground. … read more of The Path of Faith.

Quebec Conference Reflections

The international conference that Line and Gaetan Charland, and others organized in Quebec was unforgettable for me for many reasons, but most of all because of the new initiatives of cooperation that our hardworking and dear President Chris Wood announced between Urantia Association and the Fellowship in upcoming conferences.  One for which I have a … read more of Quebec Conference Reflections.

Highlights from Journal

The following are some insights shared by Dorothy Elders after she read about the Study Group Symposium in the Journal. Dorothy is a long time reader, Association member, and founder of The Urantia Book Internet School (UBIS). I just finished reading the September issue of Urantia Association’s Journal which featured five presentations given at the … read more of Highlights from Journal.