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.
"Don Piper is a gifted, humorous, life-giving communicator. Don 'got' to heaven. There is no one better than him to encourage us in our process of getting there."--Kathy Troccoli, singer, author, and speaker
"Don Piper is a master communicator and this book is a must-read for anyone who wants a future that is brighter than this world."--Carol Kent, speaker and author of Between a Rock and a Grace Place "Because of his journey, Don has a unique ability to give wonderful insight into the last words of Jesus to His disciples. Read this book and you'll get excited about your ultimate destination as well as the journey."--Dr. Curt Dodd, senior pastor, Westside Church, Omaha, Nebraska "Practical earthly motivation to prepare for your heavenly destination!"--Dr. Jay Wolf, senior pastor, First Baptist Church of Montgomery, Alabama "The book you now hold in your hands is a how-to manual for every living human being. We arrive in this world with no instructional guidance but that is now corrected with this departure manual. See you at the gate."--Dr. Samuel R. Chand, leadership architect, change strategist, and author of Futuring