Once they’re begun, some ongoing Christian franchises just seem inevitable:
Randall Wallace—who wrote the Academy Award-winning film Braveheart and directed Secretariat—is directing Heaven Is for Real, which will be produced by Joe Roth (Oz the Great and Powerful) and T.D. Jakes—pastor at The Potter’s House in Dallas, best-selling author and co-producer of the movie Jumping the Broom, The Hollywood Reporter reported.
Read more at ChristianRetailing.com.
I don’t always critique books that purport to recount near-death experiences. But when I do, I don’t first challenge whether God would actually do that for someone and let him/her tell the tale 1. Rather I ask: do we really need more emphasis on the present Heaven as if that’s our final destination, rather than going there to await their own future resurrection (a timely topic this week) and also the resurrected New Heavens and New Earth?
Do you think God would give someone now a sneak preview of Heaven’s current “version”? If so, what would you expect?