A shattered leg, kidney stones, and a lump diagnosed as hyperplasia were just the beginning for Todd and Sonja Burpo, whose four-year-old son faced a life-threatening illness, emergency surgery --- and an unforgettable journey to heaven. In 50 unique inspirational readings based on excerpts from their story, Todd and Sonja share their family’s responses and reactions to the HEAVEN IS FOR REAL experience.
When four-year-old Colton Burpo made it through an emergency appendectomy his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What they weren't expecting, though, was the story that emerged in the following months --- a story as beautiful as it was extraordinary, detailing their little boy’s trip to heaven and back. This true story, retold by his father but using Colton’s uniquely simple words, offers a glimpse of the world that awaits us.
In our latest monthly contest, 10 readers will win a copy of THIEF OF GLORY, Sigmund Brouwer's moving novel about a boy coming of age in a time of war and the love that inspires him. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, September 17th at noon ET.