Nebraska Authors

Todd Burpo

Born 1969

Todd Burpo, a pastor in western Nebraska, wrote a book based on stories told by his son about his near- death experience.

Places Lived

Imperial, NE
Bartlesville, OK

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Inspirational; Christian; Near-Death Experiences


Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology, 1991, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, OK


Pastor, Crossroads Wesleyan Church, Imperial, NE
Business Owner
Volunteer Firefighter
Chaplain, Nebraska State Volunteer Firefighter’s Association

Places Worked

Crossroads Wesleyan Church, Imperial, NE
Nebraska State Volunteer Firefighter’s Association
Heaven is For Real Ministries, Inc.


Heaven is For Real Ministries, Inc.


Heaven is for Real. 2011.
Heaven is for Real for Kids: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back. 2011.
Heaven Is for Real for Little Ones. 2013.
God Is for Real: And He Longs to Answer Your Most Difficult Questions. 2017.
Heaven Changes Everything: Living Every Day with Eternity in Mind. with Sonja Burpo, 2012.
Heaven Changes Everything: The Rest of Our Story. with Sonja Burpo, 2015.

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