IC17 Conference Video Presentations

The presentations and other activities held at the Urantia Book Fellowship’s recent conference in Denver, Colorado (IC17) were video recorded and are now available for viewing at https://vimeo.com/album/4706177 These recordings are of a professional standard and are very easy to watch; it’s just like being in the audience so if you were unable to attend … read more of IC17 Conference Video Presentations.

Passing the Torch of Light to Future Generations 

…the security of civilization itself still rests on the growing willingness of one generation to invest in the welfare of the next and future generations. [Paper 84.7.27, page 941.8] …man possesses the power, by controlling the educational training of the younger generation, greatly to modify the evolutionary course of civilization. [Paper 81:6.24, page 909.5] It … read more of Passing the Torch of Light to Future Generations .

Hara Davis Study Aids

Following are descriptions of three major works created by Hara Davis to assist students of The Urantia Book in their study. 1. Urantia Study Aids These colourful Study Aids are designed to clarify the main concepts from The Urantia Book and may be useful for readers who need a visual aid to comprehension. They are … read more of Hara Davis Study Aids.

Story from India

A water bearer in India had two large pots, each hung on each end of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, and while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water at the end of the long walk from … read more of Story from India.

Journal Editorial May 2017

Greetings Fellow Journal Readers, Welcome to the digital age of 2017 and the new digital format for the Journal.  Starting this year, we will be producing two issues of the Journal — one in May and one in November. If there is a conference, we might publish an additional issue with transcripts of the plenaries … read more of Journal Editorial May 2017.

The Hallelujah Aftermath

In recent years, Internet websites have displayed at least five semi-viral videos showing members of a choir and orchestra who had surreptitiously infil­trated the central court of a large department store or shopping mall, and then—to the surprise and delight of the assembled shoppers, who had merely migrated to their favorite site for shopping so … read more of The Hallelujah Aftermath.

Journal Editorial November 2016

Greetings fellow Journal readers, This issue of the Journal is only the second one for 2016. Beginning in 2017 we will be doing only two issues per year with perhaps an additional “Special Edition Issue” like this one with Urantia Association Conference presentations from around the globe. In this issue our presenters will be coming to you … read more of Journal Editorial November 2016.

Considerations for Study of the Human Jesus

Used for the Alabama Urantia Online Study Group; January 10, 2016 The Urantia Book informs us that man is a Paradise origin idea. “Let us make mortal man in our image,” [Paper 6:5.7, page 78:3] is attributed to the First and Second Sources. Condescension details for man were formulated. The Father and the Eternal Son created the … read more of Considerations for Study of the Human Jesus.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

  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 on what believers who’ve made the big decision to enter into the kingdom … read more of Follow the Yellow Brick Road.

To Catch a Fraud

Presented at the Sydney ANZURA Conference,  October 2015 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.

Inspiration & Healing From The Urantia Book

Recently I went online to purchase some sports items for my son-in-law Tim’s birthday. A few years ago I set up an Amazon-Smile account. Every time I need to shop for birthdays, holidays or any special event for my family, I can do something that has been very difficult financially for me to do in … read more of Inspiration & Healing From The Urantia Book.

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.

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.