On the way home from a conference, Don Piper's car was crushed by a semi truck that crossed into his lane. Medical personnel said he died instantly. While his body lay lifeless inside the ruins of his car, Piper experienced...
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On the way home from a conference, Don Piper's car was crushed by a semi truck that crossed into his lane. Medical personnel said he died instantly. While his body lay lifeless inside the ruins of his car, Piper experienced the glories of heaven, awed by its beauty and music.
Ninety minutes after the wreck, while a minister prayed for him, Piper miraculously returned to life on earth with only the memory of inexpressible heavenly bliss. His faith in God was severely tested as he faced an uncertain and gruelling recovery.
90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN offers a glimpse into a very real dimension of God's reality. It encourages those recovering from serious injuries and those dealing with the loss of a loved one. The experience dramatically changed Piper's life and it will change yours too.
Now available in hardcover, 90 Minutes in Heaven is the runaway bestseller about one man's experience with death and life. As Baptist minister Don Piper drove home from a conference, his car collided with a semi-truck that had crossed into his lane. Piper was pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, he experienced the glories of heaven, where he was greeted by those who had influenced him spiritually, and he experienced true peace. Back on earth, a passing minister who had also been at the conference felt led to 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. For years Don Piper kept his heavenly experience to himself. Finally, friends and family convinced him to share his remarkable story. An inspiring and encouraging account, 90 Minutes in Heaven continues to touch and comfort millions of people around the world as it offers a glimpse of i
"90 Minutes in Heaven is an extraordinary story."--Newsweek"A friend handed me this book at about midnight, and come two or three in the morning, I was still reading, my heart pumping, bumps on my arms, the hairs on the back of my neck on end. It's a wonderful and inspiring story that brightens your perspective, giving you a sense of security, clarity, and warmth."--Donald Miller, author, Blue Like Jazz"Don Piper's ninety minutes in heaven changed his life and his perspective. Reading his book will give you the assurance that God is faithful to bring you through even the most horrific of circumstances. May his eyewitness account of the hope that lies before you change your perspective of this life as well!"--Michael Carter, CBN chief financial officer"90 Minutes in Heaven is an encouraging and uplifting story of hope that everyone should read. Piper's eyewitness account gives us all a taste of the mystery that is heaven."--San Antonio Christian Beacon "Don gives us glimpses of heaven not only in his experience when he died but also throughout his living and recovery. In reading his story you will glimpse what heaven's future may be, but you are challenged to grasp God's glimpse of heaven here today."--Christianity Magazine
Don Piper has been an ordained minister since 1985 and has served in several capacities on church staffs, including six years as a senior pastor. He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs and has been the subject of countless newspaper and magazine features. He is the founder of Don Piper Ministries and is a popular speaker across the United States and abroad. He and his wife, Eva, are the parents of three grown children and live in Pasadena, Texas.
New York Times? best-selling author and international speaker CECIL (CEC) MURPHEY has written or co-written more than a hundred books, including the runaway bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven (with Don Piper) and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (with Dr. Ben Carson). His books have sold millions of copies, have been translated into more than 40 languages, and have brought hope and encouragement to countless people around the world