Getting to Heaven: Departing Instructions for Your Life Now (Hardcover)

Departing Instructions for Your Life Now

By Don Piper, Cecil Murphey

Berkley Books, 9780425240281, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2011



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From the author of the multimillion-selling bestselling, 90 Minutes in Heaven, spiritual instructions for living and preparing for eternal life.

Since publishing his inspirational bestseller in 2004, Don Piper has traveled the world spreading his message of faith certain faith in the promise of Heaven. In Heaven is Real, Piper shared how life's trials can be turned into spiritual lessons, when we are open to the certainty of God's grace and love.

Now, in his first new book in four years, Piper draws on his own firsthand experiences with the joys of Heaven as well as the lessons found in the Gospel to offer a set of "departing instructions," helping readers face the inevitable battles ahead, prepare for eternal life, and, starting today, live a happy, fulfilling, purposeful life on Earth while preparing for the glories of Heaven.

About the Author

Don Piper is the New York Times bestselling coauthor of 90 Minutes in Heaven, Heaven Is Real, and Daily Devotions Inspired by 90 Minutes in Heaven. An ordained Baptist minister for over a quarter of a century, he is a full-time pastor, an internationally recognized evangelist and conference and retreat leader, and is known around the world as The Minister of Hope. Cecil Murphey is the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven, Heaven Is Real, and Daily Devotions Inspired by 90 Minutes in Heaven. He has written or cowritten more than 135 books, both fiction and nonfiction, including Gifted Hands, I Choose to Stay: A Black Teacher Refuses to Desert the Inner City, and its follow-up, The Immortality of Influence. He holds an MA in education from Atlanta University and a Master of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary."