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.

Study Group Symposium Presentations

The following presentations are in PDF downloadable format Study Group Mission – A Vision by Gaetan Charland Effective Study Group Leadership – Lighting the Way by David Kulieke Study Groups – Concept & Implementation by Georges Michelson Dupont Carpe Diem – Seize the Day – Progressive Evolution of Study Groups by Joycee Patterson The Spiritual … read more of Study Group Symposium Presentations.

Overview of Study Group Symposium 2014

In its effort to promote its mission to foster study of The Urantia Book and to disseminate its teachings, Urantia Association International organized a Study Group Symposium that was held 11 to 14 June 2014. This is the second initiative in a series of symposiums that have been focusing on a particular important aspect of our mission. … read more of Overview of Study Group Symposium 2014.

2014 Study Group Symposium

Madison, Wisconsin USA 11 to 15 June 2014   In its effort to promote its mission to foster study of The Urantia Book and to disseminate its teachings, Urantia Association organized a Study Group Symposium that was held 11 to 14 June 2014. This is the second initiative in a series of symposiums that have … read more of 2014 Study Group Symposium.

Urantia Book Study Group Experiences

Wandering Urantian: I am the Wandering Urantian and in my travels since early 2010 I have visited study groups in New York State, Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida (a dozen groups here), Louisiana, Texas, and Washington State. I am here to share with you some of my experiences meeting readers and … read more of Urantia Book Study Group Experiences.

The Spiritual Attributes of Study Groups

Do You Want to Change the World? Last month my husband and I attended a church service where the pastor after reading an inspiring passage from the Bible turned to the crowd and yelled: “do you want to change the world?” “I want to change the world and I want you to join me!” People … read more of The Spiritual Attributes of Study Groups.