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This is where we talk about the Urantia Book, the fifth epochal revelation of truth given to mankind in the 20th Century. The Urantia Book presents a philosophy of spiritual and historical truths and there is a wide area of topics covered, including religious history, physical evolution, and the fourth section of the Urantia paper, the life and teachings of Jesus. We welcome all faiths. The Urantia revelation is read by people all over the world, in many languages and from many denominations. We stress unity of belief and share in the respect of religious dignity.


What I learned from a Chris Halvorson Study Group
May 19 • 10 min
In this short discussion we look at several key points that Perfect Horizons Institute founder Professor Chris Halvorson makes (in 2016, no less) about a more philosophical approach to the Urantia revelation. To Chris’s credit, he brings several ideas…
What is a Revelation?
Apr 29 • 20 min
In this episode we explore the meaning of revelation and the historical importance of the Urantia papers.
Is The Revelation Growing? - 2019 Report
Feb 28 • 13 min
General topics about the growth of the Urantia revelation by the numbers in 2019, and also, how our faith helps us in these trying times.
Preparing for Change
Feb 21 • 14 min
In this podcast we look at the social implications of the coronavirus and what it means for the revelation. Follow us on UrantiaRadio.net Also on Twitter @UrantiaRadio
The Meaning of Artistic Expression - Celestial Artisans
Feb 12 • 8 min
On the heels of the most recent Oscar Awards, we look at Paper 44 and Celestian Artisans. Why do humans enjoy art, what is it we are trying to express? Can art be divine? The revelators tell us Art has a important purpose both here and throughout creation.
The Mind, the Brain and the Soul
Feb 5 • 30 min
Urantia Book pastor and teacher Brother Joshua Wilson discusses his essay on the two hemispheres of the brain and how the Urantia Book correctly describes the process by which the mind connects with God. Follow us on Facebook @UrantiaRadio Follow us on…
Message to Our Youth
Jan 29 • 14 min
In this podcast we look at three subjects, the first is the premise of the Urantia Book and why it is the world’s most logical belief system, then we delve into the new phenom Billie Eilish and how she symbolizes the nihilism of modern youth, and lastly,…
Are We Hungry for New Truth?
Jan 23 • 14 min
In this podcast, we look at dominant world cultures and the role religion plays in the modern age. Sadly, the light of truth seems barely burning. What is our role as students of the Urantia revelation? Is Humanity ready for a new revelation? Let’s…
Women, Men and Marriage - 10 Great Quotes from the UB
Jan 16 • 10 min
With so much attention these days being given to sex quality, it inspired me to dig up some real gems from Papers 83, 84 and 85 from the Urantia Book on marriage, equal rights and the nature of the man-woman relationship. Food for thought on sex…
Modern Day Prophecy and The Urantia Book
Jan 13 • 27 min
Prophecy is revealed information and history is full of prophets, but what about the Urantia Book, is it a form of prophecy? Does it disclose new spiritual information?In this episode we give a brief overview of some of the prophecy contained in the…
War. What is it good for?
Jan 8 • 14 min
In this episode we look at war and its evolutionary purpose from the perspective of the Urantia Book, paper 70 on social evolution and the value of War.
What Does the UB Say - Is Man Evil? Are These The End Times?
Jan 5 • 9 min
In this new segment where listeners can email question on subject matter, we turn to the Urantia Book and get its take on issues ranging from religion, history, science, politics, social progress and more. Got a question? We’ll try to answer it. Send your…
Understanding the Urantia Revelation Part 4 - The Life and Teachings of Jesus
Dec 21, 2019 • 11 min
In this episode we conclude our four-part series giving a summation, and cursory introduction to the four parts that make up the Urantia Book. Part four deals exclusively with the life and teachings of Jesus. We discuss some of the details found in this…
Understanding The Urantia Revelation Part 3 - History of Our World
Dec 20, 2019 • 9 min
In the third of our four-part series we learn the history of our world, beginning with the beginnings of our sun, the beginnings of our solar system, the beginnings of life itself; the early beginnings of history, of mankind, and an exhaustive history…
Understanding the Urantia Revelation Part 2 - The Local Universe
Dec 17, 2019 • 19 min
In part 2 of our four-part series, we provide a brief overview of what the revelation says in part two of the book, which covers the personalities, places and events which make up our local universe of creation. This is a look at Christs’ domain as a…
Understanding the Urantia Revelation - Part 1
Dec 11, 2019 • 9 min
A four-part series that looks at each part of the Urantia Book and provides a summary introduction and overview for new readers as well as people who are just curious about the Urantia Book. In this episode we examine Part 1, the Central and seven primary…
Ep062 - Why Would God Send Us A Book?
Dec 5, 2019 • 7 min
In this segment we explore the timing of the Urantia revelation. What was happening when the Revelators’ began to assemble the papers? Plus, what would a Second Coming look like? Here’s one scenario that will make you scratch your head.
Ep061 - Why We Do This Podcast - Revelation radio
Nov 26, 2019 • 16 min
Every once in awhile it’s good to hit the reset button and explain the reason why we do this podcast, and what makes it the most unique podcast on the planet. This is the only podcast dedicated to sharing a spiritual and historical revelation of new truth…
Ep060 - Space - What Is Really Out There?
Nov 21, 2019 • 9 min
In this episode we examine several new scientific studies that indicate the universe is an elliptical creation and all creation is moving in unison. Is this true? How does the Urantia Book explain creation and is it consistent with these new discoveries?…
10 Things The Urantia Book Teaches Us About God
Nov 20, 2019 • 14 min
In this episode I explore the basic teachings about God we find in the Urantia revelation. The truth is there are thousands of pages are dedicated to helping us understand the nature and plan of the universal Creator of all things, but if you boil it down…
Profiles: Cain and Abel - The Story You haven’t Heard
Nov 12, 2019 • 13 min
In this Profile segment we take a closer look at the story of Cain and Abel, the two sons of Adam and Eve and the so-called Fall of Man, We also explore the many lessons from one of humanity’s oldest tragedies.
Is There Life After Death?
Nov 7, 2019 • 9 min
It is the defining question for humanity. Having an answer to this question, the question of eternal life that makes sense has long eluded us, even though most religions say there is heaven and we go there. But what does that even mean? Let’s discuss what…
10 Fascinating Scientific Discoveries the Urantia Book Correctly Predicted
Oct 31, 2019 • 9 min
In this brief summation, we look at ten specific things the Urantia Book authors claim in 1942 that at the time were not known or confirmed by science, but have since, proved correct. Call it ‘scientific prophecy’ to correctly take a scientific position…
THE G WORD
Oct 30, 2019 • 9 min
70 million people had a spiritual revival in China between 1992 and 1999. Do you think the world is ready for a spiritual revival? In this episode we discuss one that actually happened that no one seemed to notice. Meanwhile, in the West, we are going in…
What Does God Want From Us?
Oct 27, 2019 • 6 min
We explore the basic question: what is life about and what does God want from us? Oddly, we find the answer in Paper 31 of the Urantia Book where it talks about the future of new creation - and our possible role as “ascenders.” in this ever-expanding…
The Negative Effect of Non Belief on Modern Society
Oct 24, 2019 • 11 min
What is the connection between the rise in mental illness and the lessening influence of religion in society? Is there a connection between a strong spiritual outlook and mental illness? Can one offset the other, and if so, is the lack of belief in modern…
The Trinity - Explained
Oct 24, 2019 • 8 min
In this episode we take the concept of The Trinity and apply it to relationships in reality. My hope is that this concept opens the door to a better understanding the spiritual nature of the universe and the relationships found in creation. My feelings…
Profiles: John, the Baptist
Oct 21, 2019 • 7 min
In this episode we profile John the Baptist and look at John from a unique perspective. This is the human story of the Nazarite priest who fulfilled his destiny - but not without some tragedy that serves as a lesson to all of us. It is the definitive…
Onagar - Teacher of Truth
Oct 18, 2019 • 8 min
The first human to teach religious and spiritual truths was named Onagar, and in this brief recital we learn about this unique human being who traveled the Caspian Sea teaching about the ‘Breath Giver’ and the ‘Great Beyond’ in those ancient and…
BONUS - Ep048 - The Leadership Deficit
Oct 17, 2019 • 10 min
In this episode and on the heels of the U.S. Democratic Presidential Debate, we discuss leadership, democracy, and especially, the clear roadmap we have been given (in UB Paper 71), which not only tells us how to sustain a great democracy, but also…
Ep047 - The Times They Are A Changing
Oct 15, 2019 • 13 min
In this candid and sometimes brutally honest episode we talk about the conditions that may have brought about this revelation. Our “unseen friends” are doing what they can to move humanity along more spiritual lines of evolution, but we don’t seem to be…
Ep046 - Science vs Faith
Oct 10, 2019 • 7 min
Can you believe in Science and still have Faith, or are these two subjects mutually exclusive? In this episode we take a cue from UB Paper 65 and tackle the challenge of reconciling Faith with Science with a brief discussion of how these subjects became…
Ep045 - Further Thoughts on Civilization
Oct 10, 2019 • 6 min
As an epilogue to the previous episode (Episode 44) , this segment deals with the very real struggle now taking place between the great world powers. Who wins determines our immediate fate, but is God on our side?
Ep044 - Planetary Stages
Oct 10, 2019 • 8 min
In this episode we look at UB Paper 50 on the different planetary stages all evolving worlds go through, and specifically, where we are in our own developmental stage, what the future holds for us in the stages ahead.
BONUS: Ep043 - Tale of Two Realities
Oct 8, 2019 • 6 min
In this briefbonus segment I felt compelled to break it down to talk about true reality and what it is we serve - our own finite reality, or the much bigger plan?
Ep042 - Are These the Dark Ages?
Oct 2, 2019 • 10 min
In this episode we look at the encroaching spectre of atheism, communism and what the future portends for humanity. if these ideologies become dominant in the near future. What will that world look like, and have we been warned y the Revelators of the…
Ep041 - Mortal Epochs and Divine Sons
Oct 1, 2019 • 9 min
Paper 52 of the Urantia Book tells us man goes through different stages of development over hundreds of thousands of years. In this episode we discuss the stage we are currently experiencing and how each age is marked by the appearance of a new revelation…
Ep040 - Angels In Our Midsts
Sep 27, 2019 • 7 min
This episode is dedicated to the millions of our “unseen friends” who toil on our behalf in this world. Finally, a book comes along and actually tells us what they do.! Here is a 7 minute recap detailing some of the things that occupy our seraphic…
Ep039 - The Urantia Narrative of Human Evolution
Sep 26, 2019 • 8 min
An inside look at how the modern science narrative of human evolution seems to be agreeing with the Urantia Book narrative on how we evolved over time.. In this episode we explore the differences and the similarities between the two narratives. You can…
Ep038 - Is God A Communist?
Sep 24, 2019 • 6 min
Today two great forces seek to dominate the earth (and the future). To this we ask, Is God a Communist or a Capitalist? Which of these ideologies are more in line with divine principles as we would know them. How does God want mankind to live and under…
Ep037 - Why Humans Fear The Climate
Sep 21, 2019 • 10 min
In this episode we explore the history of climate fear and how those fears have evolved over time. Because Part 3 of the Urantia Book (Earth’s history) provides so much context as to what actually drives climate change, this podcast explores the real…
Ep036 - How Big is Creation?
Sep 20, 2019 • 9 min
Numbers can sometimes help us understand patterns and space, how things are constructed and arranged. In this segment we explore the fascinating numbers in the Urantia Book and as they relate to reality. Are there certain numbers that are special, and…
Ep035 - A Formal Introduction to Urantia Radio and What Happens Here
Sep 18, 2019 • 11 min
Every once in awhile it is good to hit the refresh button and remind ourselves of why we are here and what we hope to achieve. This episode reintroduces the purpose behind the podcast and what exciting topics you can expect to hear about as we share and…
Ep034 - Is Prayer Now Hate Speech?
Sep 17, 2019 • 6 min
In recent weeks we hear about the pushback by some against prayer in schools, at events and government board meetings. Who is against prayer and what does it say about a society when we become antagonistic towards something that is spiritually uplifting?…
Ep033 - Casting Pearls Before Swine
Sep 15, 2019 • 11 min
If you gave me a microphone and the world stage for 15 minutes, what would I say about the world and why do I think the Urantia Revelation can help. (p.s., Bonus question: Why was Elvis used to end this week’s podcast segment?)
What Really Killed the Dinosaurs
Sep 13, 2019 • 6 min
The Science community has recently ramped up its theory that the dinosaurs were killed off by an asteroid 65 million years ago, but the Urantia Book presents a slightly more radical idea that has real merit. and it could just rock the world of archeology…
You Say You Want A Revelation?
Sep 10, 2019 • 12 min
First we discuss the importance of having a revelation.and how share it. And also, a letter from a Forumite and the visit of Tabamantia.
Ep030 - Christianity vs. Urantia: What Makes Them Different?
Sep 8, 2019 • 8 min
In this episode we look at the differences and similarities between core Christian teachings and those of the Urantia Book. The purpose is to illustrate the key differences between the two and why they matter to those who think the Urantia Book is an…
Ep029 - Social Media and The Urantia Book
Sep 7, 2019 • 12 min
In this podcast we discuss whether social media is an effective tool to help spread the Urantia Book and its teachings. Will social media yield a good harvest or will it confuse people and allow others to misrepresent the revelation?
Ep028 - In The News
Sep 4, 2019 • 7 min
News of upcoming events and a Urantia Podcast Challenge! Will you help?
Ep027 - The Politics of Religion
Sep 3, 2019 • 5 min
In this episode of Urantia Radio we look at the reason some may be leaving the church. Are the Nones growing, and why are they Nones.? Is church exodus being politicized, or is religion losing its appeal, and why? To answer these questions we look to the…
Ep026 - The Secular Struggle
Sep 2, 2019 • 8 min
The Urantia Book offers prophecy of our times in paper 195, as it warns us of the impending times when secular totalitarianism rules. In this episode, we look at one particular section (195:8) and how the timeline seems to be playing itself out. The…
Ep025 - Highlights - Christian Persecution in Modern Times
Aug 28, 2019 • 5 min
In this segment we examine a new report commissioned by the British Government. There is, occurring in modern times, a Christian genocide. The details of this report are shocking. What’s more shocking? Western media is ignoring it because of something…
Ep024 - Hal Katzen - Sign of the Times
Aug 21, 2019 • 13 min
Founder of UBtheNews.com and UBAnnotaded.com Halbert Katzen talks about his work and an unusual coming-together of events that portend of a prophetic appearance by a divine Son, in the year 2021 . This interview will send chills down your spine as Hal…
Ep023 - The Great Ideological Struggle between Secularism and Spirituality
Aug 20, 2019 • 13 min
Faith vs Science, Materialism vs. Spirituality as a foundation for society, what happens next and what does each world look like.? That’s what we discuss this time on Urantia Radio. Inspired by Paper 195 from the Urantia Book which talks about the modern…
Ep022 - Candidly Speaking with guest Halbert Katzen
Aug 18, 2019 • 55 min
The UBTheNews.com founder has been hard at work introducing the Urantia Book to academia by assimilating research projects that validate Urantia Book science. Halbert Kazten has a wonderful knowledge of the Urantia Book and we talk about the culture…
Ep021 - Highlights - Why These Times Matter
Aug 16, 2019 • 8 min
How we connect as students of the revelation is significant for these times. There have been past revelations, but now we are in the space age. This podcast explains why these are such exciting times for the revelation as our dots become ever-more…
Ep020 - The Christian Exodus Part 2
Aug 14, 2019 • 5 min
Marty Sampson of the Christian Rock Group Hillsong United is calling it quits with the Church, and he is a big time celeb. David French of National Review says its because the Christian Church isn’t preparing its flock for the outside world, but I have a…
Ep019 - Highlights - 21st Century Religious Persecution
Aug 14, 2019 • 10 min
Persecution in the 21st Century is shocking and echoes what we saw in Germany and Russia during the early part of the 20th Century, How do we fight back? What happens if we don’t? What wisdom can we glean from the Urantia Book? Let’s discuss.
Ep018 - Howard Stern Reacts to The Urantia Book
Aug 10, 2019 • 6 min
It is not often the fifth epochal revelation gets a shot on a major radio program like Howard Stern on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. But it happened and we talk about Howards reaction and the approach Sal takes to explain to Howard the basic principles of…
Ep017 - Spiritual Vibrations with Pato Banton
Aug 8, 2019 • 33 min
Reggae/RB Global influencer Pato Banton joins us to discuss truth, spirituality and his experience meeting millions on his journey as an artist and Urantia Book student.
Ep016 - FAQs of The UB - What’s Not to Like?
Aug 7, 2019 • 12 min
I gathered up the questions people have never asked me (but wanted to) about this strange book some people call a revelation of new spiritual truth. C’mon. It’s 7 minutes, let me fill you in.
Ep015 - Perspectives - 64 New Religious Concepts in The Urantia Book
Aug 4, 2019 • 16 min
Dr. William Sadler, the primary liason who introduced the Urantia Papers, responds to criticism (by clergy) that the UB doesn’t offer anything revelatory. Thus, Sadler came up with at least 64 original concepts only found in the Urantia revelation.
Ep014 - Highlights - Intellectual Approach to God
Aug 1, 2019 • 5 min
In this short segment, we explore the intellectual approach to religion, living your faith, as it were, as you live the daily experience of life. Much of this approach is derived from paper 100 of the Urantia Book on Religion in Human Experience..
Ep 013 - Joshua Harris & The Christian Exodus
Jul 30, 2019 • 9 min
Joshua Harris, a celebrity of major influence within the Christian Church renounces his faith, making big news, but also highlighting a trend in Christian disenchantment. In this episode we look at what is turning people off about the church, and what we…
Ep012 - Highlights - Teaching Truth
Jul 23, 2019 • 4 min
On this edition of Highlights we examine the challenges that have always faced teachers of truth, whether it was the early Abrahamic teachings of Monotheism, or the Apostles of Jesus, the challenge is always the same: How do we find our ‘point of entry’…
Ep011 - Meredith Sprunger - Man on a Mission
Jul 21, 2019 • 22 min
From the archives, United Church of Christ Minister, Urantia Book pioneer the late Dr. Meredith J Sprunger gives a tremendously powerful lecture on the mission of the Urantia Book, as well as commentary of the state of humanity at this time in history.
Ep010 - Highlights - Redefining Religion in the 21st Century
Jul 16, 2019 • 7 min
Highlights is a commentary program where we examine certain teachings of the Urantia Book and how they relate to current events or cultural issues. This week we look at the role of religion in modern life. Does the term itself need redefining? We talk…
Ep009 - Our Universe - Urantia Cosmology vs. Modern Astronomy
Jul 15, 2019 • 47 min
Astronomer George Parks shares his decades-long research on this edition of Candidly Speaking. George explains how new research is putting general theories of Astronomy into question, and how Urantia Book astronomy now seems to be validated.
Ep008 - Right to Believe - Perspectives
Jul 13, 2019 • 8 min
Examining modern day religious oppression, particular in China and how totalitarianism has grown, as predicted by the Urantia Book
Ep007 - The Urantia Community
Jul 13, 2019 • 37 min
Truthbook.com co-founder Larry Watkins talks about the community of Urantia Book readers and how the revelation is taking root in this first generation of believers of the fifth epochal revelation.
Ep006 - Science in The Urantia Book
Jul 13, 2019 • 45 min
Dr. Phillip Calabrese talks about the amazing scientific predictions in the Urantia Book that have come true
Ep005 - Your Evolving Soul
Jul 13, 2019 • 36 min
Byron Belitsos joins us to discuss his book “Your Evolving Soul.”
Ep004 - Christianity Today
Jul 13, 2019 • 30 min
Guest Bishop John Shelby Spong discusses the sociological challenges facing Christianity today.
Ep003 - Going Global - How The Revelation is Spreading
Jul 12, 2019 • 42 min
Urantia Association President Chris Wood talks about global outreach and how different cultures embrace the Urantia Book teachings.
Ep002 - The Urantia Movement
Jul 12, 2019 • 31 min
Truthbook.com co-founder Paula Thompson joins us to discuss the past and current “movement” within the Urantia community.
Ep001 - Urantia Book Origins
Jul 12, 2019 • 47 min
Larry Mullins has done extensive study on the history and origins of The Urantia Book. It’s a remarkable story, and student of the Urantia revelation will find this interview enlightening.