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pdf The Architecture of the Universe and the Urantia Book by Frederick L. Beckner  
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Earth-Moon Evolution
by Dr. Phil Calabrese
A Tale of Two Orvontons
by Dick Bain
pdf Urantia, 606 of Satania
by Israel Dix
 
A.A. Zachow, Revelation Worker
and his article in Cosmic Frontiers, April 1977
archaeology  
Jesus the Boatbuilder and the Ancient Boat by Saskia Praamsma
pdf Ancient Cyprus
by Stefan Tallqvist
 
pdf India: Lost Cities Found
Compiled by Saskia Praamsma
 
pdf Did the Jews Really Not Bury Their Dead? by Charles Arterburn  
Atlantis/Urantia Book Parallels
by Robert Sarmast
pdf First Atlantis/Eden Expedition Analysis
by Commodore Robert Staney Bates
 
urantia community
Building a Temple to the Father
by Fred Harris
Celestial Nights 2003
at Cape San Blas
CN 2004 - A New Spirit of Unity
by Al Wolf
 
Celestial Nights 2008
at St. George Island
A Voice from the Garden
by Meredith Tenney
URANTIA outreach 
pdf Sowing Urantia Seeds in India
by Bhagavan Buritz
 
pdf The Dauntless Norman Ingram
(1999) by Saskia Raevouri
 
pdf Norman Ingram's Venice Beach Booth
by Richard Omura
 
pdf Outreach 2000
Various projects undertaken by readers
 
pdf The Revelation in Capetown
1999 Parliament of the World's Religions
 
Joys of Service - Urantia Book Prison Ministry by Joy Brandt (2003)
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by Meredith Tenney
Pipeline of Light
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South African Book Seeding Mission
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Here and Now
by Mark Bloomfield
A Letter of Gratitude from South Africa
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India: The 2008 World Book Fair in Delhi
by Paula Thompson
Operation Reach Back
by Pamela Burr and Paula Thompson
Mission to Patagonia
by Pradhana Fuchs

 

Atacama Mission: "Seeding the Desert"
by Jon DeToy [2011]
Mission to South Africa
by Buck Weimer and Charlene Morrow
Mind, Body and Spirit Church of Tallahassee by Fred Harris
Pato Banton in Santa Fe NM 2009
by John Wilcox
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Pato Banton's Outreach Ministry
The 2010 Cosmic Road Show
by Andrea Barnes
book reviews and articles   
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 pdf Birth of a Divine Revelation
reviewed by Matthew Rapaport
 
pdf Secondary Works - What Works?
by Saskia Raevouri
 
 Gardner, Moyer and Mullins: Three Histories by Matthew Rapaport  
pdf Secondary Works
Reviews and Descriptions, 2002
 
The Urantia Book and OAHSPE
compared by Harold Sherman
pdf Larry Mullins Reports
on The Sherman Diaries
 
Spirits of Promise
by GerdeanO'Dell
God's Orchestra
by Saskia Praamsma
teaching mission  
Correcting Time
by Fred Harris
online Welcome to Change
by Bob Slagle
The Second Revelatory Commission
Related Transcripts
spiritual travel  
Our Visit to Findhorn 1985
by Saskia Raevouri (1985)
Mediterranean Adventure 1998
with Joy Brandt and Saskia Raevouri (1998)
pdf A Visit to Russia
by Cathy Jones
 
Journeys to FreeSchools in India
A cause supported by Urantia Book readers
cartoons and more

Pato Banton at Corazon

Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 6, 2009
by John Wilcox


Picture of the concert poster--appropriately Pato’s head is enveloped in light from my flash.
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Suzanne, Pato, and me after the concert

"WORDS OF CHRIST"

The "Words of Christ" is an audio CD featuring over 100 minutes of soul-touching lessons from Jesus Christ as revealed in the Fifth Epochal Revelation, The Urantia Book. These inspiring teachings of the Master are accompanied by the beautiful music of Clyde JJ Forde and narrated by International recording artist, Pato Banton."

"DESTINATION PARADISE"

"Destination Paradise" is my latest full length CD (8-8-08) recorded to celebrate IC08. “Destination Paradise turns a new page in Pato’s musical evolution on this new CD that shows maturity, passion & versatility on these crucial recordings that has something for everyone.”

Read about Pato in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pato_Banton
Pato's Blog
Read more about Pato's UB connections at: http://ubla.org/uno
Click here for testimonials of Pato's outreach!
Listen to Pato sing "Life is a Miracle" on MySpace.com

 

WITH five known Urantia Book readers in the audience of 300 souls on Monday night, April 6, 2009, reggae artist Pato Banton ministered to the spiritual hunger of all those present.

I was there with my wife, Suzanne, waiting in line at 8:50 in a cold wind. When the sound check was finished, the growing crowd made its way into Corazon at 401 S. Guadalupe. This venue is a newly refurbished and re-opened spot that advertises “Lunch Dinner Nightlife” on its marqee. I don’t know about the lunch or dinner, but the nightlife on this early April evening was without rival.

Pato’s band was a new one for this tour. Only the musician behind the drum kit remains from Mystic Roots. These guys were definitely up to the task of backing up Mr. Banton. With a set lasting almost two hours, Pato sprinkled in wisdom from our beloved revelation, making conscious contact with one Urantian, Steven Marble, when singing his song “Destination Paradise” and the lyrics about truth, beauty and goodness. Pato quoted the Urantia Book liberally and mentioned his own spiritual journey, with help from our Father’s hand in his life, in song and spoken word.

The positive vibrations came to a culmination after Pato’s musical session was finished. He made his normal invitation for the after-concert prayer circle to be held outside. Fully 45 people came out, joined hands, and took turns giving thanks and praying for whatever the spirit led them to. Being outside and sweaty from dancing, it felt good to be in the cold, fresh, night air.

After the prayers had been offered, Pato spoke about our decisions, saying, “Decisions, decisions, decisions…..never forget that every ten minutes or so, we make a decision that affects ourselves and those around us. It is with these decisions that we grow in character.” Through our moral decisions, we define our spiritual growth. I met Steven, Linda, and Barbara briefly after the circle. They are members of the Santa Fe Urantia Society.

About a half hour after the prayer circle, Pato made his way back into Corazon (Spanish for “heart”) where Suzanne and I were waiting to meet up with him. I have been attempting to help Pato financially on his ministry tour, so we had been in contact with Pato, Fred Harris, and Saskia Raevouri to help facilitate that. Suzanne and I had spoken to Pato Monday before the show trying to set up a meeting for dinner before his show. Our work schedules prevented us from doing that, and we were looking forward to seeing Pato afterwards.

When he made his way over to where we were, we shook hands, and I asked him if he knew who I was. Pato did not recognize me from our short meeting after his prayer circle in Albuquerque in late February. When he realized who we were, hugs and laughter went all around. We spoke about his struggles with his ministry tour and about his receipt of the check from Mind, Body, and Spirit through Fred Harris. He told me he was able to order the production of 500 of his new "Words of Christ II" CD’s, due to that infusion of money.

We also spoke about the fact that we knew that the heavenly hosts, midwayers, angels, and other various ministering beings are aware of the situation, and we could trust that the resources would be there if it was the Father’s will.

Shortly thereafter, we parted ways.

Suzanne and I could not resist going back to the dance floor and dancing to some more great music. Corazon had a DJ spinning some great dance-hall reggae. In all, a great experience. However, I had a 7:30 a.m. meeting later, so the 3 ½ hours of sleep were not quite long enough to have us rested for the next day’s responsibilities. But sometimes, it’s ok to live like a college kid.

One Love Always, from and to the Most High, Living God, the Creator of all things and beings.

Forward Ever, Backward Never
As we journey towards Light & Life!