“The power of any idea lies, not in its certainty or truth, but rather in the vividness of its human appeal.” – The Urantia Book, Papers 92:3.3 As a closing thought to this years Easter celebration, I have given much consideration as to why we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, with the biblical emphasis centered around his … More The Real Miracle of Jesus
by Jamie Rochelle, Contributor When Pope Francis, just days before Easter, said that he believes there is no actual place such as Hell, the world went crazy. Half of the world’s Catholics rushed to say the Pope was simply misquoted, the other half condemned the Pope for making such an egregious statement, going against thousands … More Is There A Place Called Hell?
by Jeffery Richards, Contributer David Zebedee was the brother of John and James Zebedee, the two first Apostles of Jesus. And while Davids’ brothers were busy being ambassadors of the new kingdom, David busied himself by setting up a network of messengers who would carry news of Jesus of Nazareth throughout Judea. You might consider … More Who Was David Zebedee and Why It Matters
This week we celebrate the lead up to Easter. It was the last week of Jesus’s life on earth, and it deserves contemplation. The story is still relevant. A man who preached the Good News is a shock to the Jewish system of Religious law. The people love him, then they turn on him, and … More A Story We Need to Hear
by James. R Watkins Prayer is such a personal thing. Prayer is all about spirit, mind and will. Our mind, focused on the will to reach beyond ourselves to touch, if even for just a fleeting moment, divinity. I can’t imagine a more personal, intimate moment when the choice we make to reach out is … More Do People Still Pray?
“What shall it profit a man who would gain the world and lose his soul?” – Mark 8:36 by James R. Watkins Stephen Hawking was no doubt a brilliant thinker when it came to Science. In the age of Reason, Hawking was propped up as the go-to guy to explain how reality came into existence. He … More The Universe Hawking Didn’t See
Photo Credit – Business Insider/NASA … More New data on Jupiter confirms Urantia Book – again
by James R. Watkins I’ve been spending a number of evenings pouring through some interesting articles provided by Urantia Book researcher George Park. I invite you to check out his research if you are into astronomy. I was so impressed by his work, I invited George to be my guest on Perspectives (now streaming on our … More Want to Know Where God Lives? Just ask George Park
by James R. Watkins No one can argue that Billy Graham was a person who not only had tremendous faith in Jesus and the Heavenly Father, but also exuded a faith in a way that is rarely seen in modern times. It would be fair to say, taking into account the backwardness of our world … More The Future Estate of Billy Graham
by James R. Watkins I am always encouraged when I see some element of God being mentioned in our mainstream culture, but more often than not, I see the opposite. For example, when a shooting takes place where 17 people get killed by a 19 year-old boy, someone who obviously did not have love in … More Are We In The Spiritual Dark Ages?