The mega bestselling book that started the heaven publishing phenomenon is now a major motion picture starring Hayden Christensen and Kate Bosworth and produced by Michael Polish. Don Piper's incredible true story continues to expand its reach to more people than ever before. After a semi-truck collided with Don Piper's car, he was pronounced dead at the scene. For the next ninety minutes, he experienced the glories of heaven. Back on earth, a passing minister felt led to stop and pray for the accident victim even though he was told Piper was dead. Miraculously, Piper came back to life, and the pleasure of heaven was replaced by a long and painful recovery. This special edition of Don's life-changing story includes a new preface from Don about the making of the movie, plus a personal update on the impact the book has had on him, his family, and the millions who have already heard his story. It also includes a note from the publisher, stories from readers, and Scriptures and quotations on heaven.
So how should we spend our time on Earth? Don Piper, the Minister of Hope who spent 90 minutes in Heaven, brings us God's message. Hope for the here and now from the multimillion-selling author of 90 Minutes in Heaven. Millions believe in Heaven. Don Piper's been there. He was pronounced dead after a car accident on January 18, 1989. Ninety minutes later, Piper came back to life with an extraordinary story. His 90 Minutes in Heaven has strengthened the faith of countless people. When Piper returned to this life, he had a long road back to health, dealing with painful treatments and physical disabilities-the "new normal," as Piper calls it. Still, he had been transformed spiritually and this allowed him not only to cope with his suffering, but to transcend it. Piper found purpose in his pain, he found the message in the mess, and so can anyone else who embraces God's grace in the here and now-as well as the Hereafter. Don Piper did not return from Heaven alone-he brought the gift of hope back with him. Those who read Heaven Is Real can use what he learned to live the lives God has called them to live.
Baptist minister Piper tells of experiencing heaven for the 90 minutes he was pronounced dead at the scene of a car accident. After miraculously coming back to life and working through a long and painful recovery, friends and family finally convinced him to share his remarkable story.
With 1.4 million copies in print and as a NewYork Times and USAToday bestseller, 90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper has made a difference in how many people view life and Heaven. As the third book in The Powder Room series, Reflections From the Powder Room on 90 Minutes in Heaven exposes real-life-serious and not-so-serious discussion about life, death, and everything in between. Readers will enjoy journeying along with four women whose beliefs, ideas, and experiences are as different as the lipstick they wear and the lives they lead. Realizing that discussions about the afterlife, eternity, immorality, and the hereafter have for centuries sparked intellectual deliberations, religious arguments, and personal introspection, they tackle these topics with all the finesse their stilettos (and pink bunny slippers) will allow. There is no doubt these wikipowderroom-type cliff notes about 90 Minutes in Heaven will create conversation in book clubs, classrooms, and kitchens as readers question their views about life and death, as well as Heaven and hell.
From the authors of the inspiring true story 90 Minutes in Heaven In 1989, Don Piper died in a car accident. Ninety minutes later, as a minister prayed over him, he returned to life-and remembered... For millions of readers around the world, Don Piper's account of his experience, 90 Minutes in Heaven, offers an inspirational, exciting, and fulfilling message of hope-and has become an international phenomenon. Now, he continues his message of hope and faith with a book of devotionals for all of those who want to experience the joy and contentment of his message every day. With ninety devotionals within, this unique collection directly addresses the everyday hardships we all endure, offering solace and guidance for all those who wish to lead happier, more virtuous lives.
Celebrate the season of hope and miracles with these inspiring true stories that will warm the heart and touch the soul... A man lies gravely ill in the hospital on Christmas when he hears angels singing and immediately makes a full recovery. A little boy with dyslexia sits down to read a Christmas book and realizes that his disability has vanished. And a woman's faith is renewed by the chance discovery of a simple nativity set. Many ordinary people experience God's grace during those special moments when Christmas becomes more than just a holiday, but a time for miracles. Cecil Murphey and Marley Gibson bring you the real-life stories of everyday people who have experienced these life-changing moments of hope, comfort, and transformation—all during the most wonderful time of the year.
By popular demand, the bestselling 90 Minutes in Heaven is now available as a transformational new video curriculum. This 7-week Bible study on the subject of heaven was created specifically for small groups or a church-wide campaign by Worthy Resources. Based on Don Piper's incredible true story, this DVD curriculum will encourage participants to discover the wonder and joy they can have as they live with the expectation of the place God has prepared for them. Churches of all sizes and denominations, small groups, Bible study groups, and even therapy groups will find that this thought-provoking material helps their members see life's troubles in a whole new light.Kit Contents:7 video sessions on 4 DVDs7 audio programs for leaders on 3 CDs1 Member Workbook1 Leader's Guide1 Interactive DVD with sermon outlines and promotional materials
As he is driving home from a minister's conference, Baptist minister Don Piper collides with a semi-truck that crosses into his lane. He is pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, Piper experiences heaven where he is greeted by those who had influenced him spiritually. He hears beautiful music and feels true peace. Back on earth, a passing minister who had also been at the conference is led to pray for Don even though he knows the man is dead. Piper miraculously comes back to life and the bliss of heaven is replaced by a long and painful recovery. For years Piper kept his heavenly experience to himself. Finally, however, friends and family convinced him to share his remarkable story.