Rev. Bill McDonald will present Friday, September 24

Rev. Bill McDonald is an International Inspirational Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Minister, Documentary Film Advisor, decorated war veteran, Award Winning Poet, Meditation Teacher, Artist, World-Wide Advocate for Veterans, and so much more.

He has been on a continuous spiritual journey, spanning slightly over 7 decades. His whole life has been a mystical trip in search of self-discovery and the purpose of life. He has written many books about his spiritually transformative experiences and his 3 “near-death-experiences” including supernatural events during his combat tour-of-duty in the Vietnam War (1966-67).

His autobiography Warrior A Spiritual Odyssey takes us on a life quest for love, understanding, forgiveness and enlightenment, including his experiences as an Army door-gunner/crew-chief on a Huey helicopter during the Vietnam War. He was wounded, shot down many times and almost captured.

His follow-up book Alchemy of a Warrior’s Heart “continues his mystical journey including four trips to India for even more profound experiences with holy men, miracles and his personal relationship with the Divine.

He has been written about in magazines and newspapers and featured in several documentary films. He is the founder and president of Spiritual Warrior Ministries, founder of The Military Writer’s Society of America & The American Authors Association.

He is currently working with half a dozen non-profits assisting on everything from suicide prevention, PTSD issues for veterans, to world peace organizations. He was awarded many medals and ribbons in the Vietnam War including: The Distinguished Flying CrossThe Bronze Star, The Purple Heart Medal14 Air Medals, The Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry and more.

His website

French Filmmaker Anthony Chene’s documentary on Rev. Bill McDonald

Rev, Bill’s YouTube Channel

All persons attending in person are to wear masks and physically distance. Rev. McDonald will be addressing us via zoom from California. We will meet September 24 at 7PM in the Salt Lake County Commission hearing Room in the north building of the County Government Center located at 2001 South State, SLC.   We meet the fourth Friday of each month except December.  Bring a friend as our presentations are free or watch us via zoom.

To listen to recordings of past talks and to keep up on the latest news, visit our web site archives at

For those of you who cannot attend at our meeting in person at the County Complex you may connect via zoom. First click this link. Then enter the passcode IANDS.

To join by phone dial one of the numbers below

        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

        +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose)

        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

        +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

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Meeting ID: 846 0295 1535

Passcode: 778564

About IANDS Utah

The International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS) is devoted exclusively to providing information about near-death and related experiences to experiencers, researchers, educators, health care providers, and the interested public. IANDS Utah has a three-fold purpose: (1) To facilitate and foster greater acceptance and understanding of near-death experiences; (2) To advance, encourage and promote research and study of near-death experiences; (3) To provide information, guidance, comfort, care and other assistance to those concerned with terminal illness, death, disability, disease and related issues.
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