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Todd Burpo’s Tale Of Colton’s Trip To Heaven Is Now A Major Motion Picture

by | 20th, May 2011

COLTON Burpo went to Heaven and saw things of wonder. His dad Todd Burpo wrote a book about his son’s trip. Heaven is for Rea l is the book that proves Christianity is right. Burpo, a pastor of Imperial’s  Crossroads Wesleyan Church , had proof . And now that book is to be made into a major motion picture. Richard Bartholomew explains:

Sony Pictures has acquired screen rights to the book  Heaven Is For Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip To Heaven And Back , written by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent.  Joe Roth will produce with T.D. Jakes.

Burpo is a small town Nebraska pastor whose four-year old son, Colton, nearly died during an emergency appendectomy operation. As he recovered, Colton began telling his family that he went to Heaven, actually looking down at the doctors operating on him and his family praying in the waiting room. And he slowly began telling them details about his miscarried sister, and his long-dead grandfather, none of which he should have known about. He then revealed to his family what it was like during his visit in Heaven, before he was sent back to his family. He’s now 11.

Revealed to his family is not quite accurate: in

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