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Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
Thomas Nelson / 2010 / Paperback
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Is there life after death? Just ask 4-year-old Colton, who emerged from life-threatening surgery with astounding details about heaven! Colton's account includes floating away, looking down on his dad praying in the hospital, seeing God's throne, and meeting relatives---including his sister who died in a miscarriage (and whom his parents had never mentioned). Riveting! 163 pages, softcover from Nelson.
A beautifully written glimpse into heaven that will encourage those who doubt and thrill those who believe.
Ron Hall, coauthor of Same Kind of Different as Me
Do you remember the hospital, Colton? Sonja said. Yes, mommy, I remember, he said. Thats where the angels sang to me.
When Colton Burpo made it through an emergency appendectomy, his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What they werent expecting, though, was the story that emerged in the months that followeda story as beautiful as it was extraordinary, detailing their little boys trip to heaven and back.
Colton, not yet four years old, told his parents he left his body during the surgeryand authenticated that claim by describing exactly what his parents were doing in another part of the hospital while he was being operated on. He talked of visiting heaven and relayed stories told to him by people he met there whom he had never met in life, sharing events that happened even before he was born. He also astonished his parents with descriptions and obscure details about heaven that matched the Bible exactly, though he had not yet learned to read.
With disarming innocence and the plainspoken boldness of a child, Colton tells of meeting long-departed family members. He describes Jesus, the angels, how really, really big God is, and how much God loves us. Retold by his father, but using Coltons uniquely simple words, Heaven Is for Real offers a glimpse of the world that awaits us, where as Colton says, Nobody is old and nobody wears glasses.
Heaven Is for Real will forever change the way you think of eternity, offering the chance to see, and believe, like a child.
Todd Burpo is pastor of Crossroads Wesleyan, a volunteer fireman, and he works with a garage door company. He and his wife, Sonja, have four children: Colton is an active 13-year-old; he has an older sister, Cassie; a younger brother, Colby; and a very special sister he met in heaven, yet to be named.
Lynn Vincent is the New York Times best-selling collaborative writer of Heaven Is for Real, Same Kind of Different As Me, and Unsinkable, and she was the collaborator for Sarah Palin's Going Rogue. The author, coauthor, and collaborative writer of ten books, Lynn worked for eleven years as a writer and editor at the national news biweekly WORLD magazine. A U.S. Navy veteran, Lynn lives in San Diego, CA.
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Author: Todd Burpo
Located in: Imperial, NE
Submitted: January 10, 2011
Tell us a little about yourself. I am a pastor at Crossroads Wesleyan Church. Married 20 years to Sonja and I have 3 great children.
What was your motivation behind this project? To share our testimony with other along with "glimpses" of heaven.
What do you hope folks will gain from this project? God has a good plan. People to have hope of heaven, healing through their hurts and renewed faith in Jesus.
How were you personally impacted by working on this project? God blessed us with great people to work with like Lynn Vincent, Alive Communication-Joel, Thomas Nelson-Debbie & Stephanie along with other great people at Thomas Nelson.
Anything else you'd like readers / listeners to know: That Heaven is for Real.... and you are going to like it.
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