ASK DON: Are there animals or pets in Heaven?

Don Piper’s Answer: I only arrived at the gates of Heaven, and the people who greeted me were the people who helped me get to Heaven through their witness on Earth. I did not see any animals or pets in Heaven. That does not mean they are not there. In fact, I have reason to…

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ASK DON: What is the nature of relationships between God’s people in Heaven?

Don Piper’s Answer: The people I encountered in Heaven were people I recognized. It was not necessary to be introduced to any of them. I knew them even though many had been quite elderly when they died, or in some cases, quite young. They looked neither old or young; they were ageless. There were people…

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ASK DON: Do people in Heaven know what is happening on earth? Can they see me or talk to me?

Don Piper’s Answer: This is a very difficult question to answer. I did not find myself looking toward Earth, because I was looking out at the most amazing view of Heaven. It was as if I was standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon. When at the Grand Canyon, most people look out and…

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ASK DON: What happens immediately after death?

Don Piper’s Answer: Immediately following the crash, I was at the gates of Heaven. There was no intermediate step. I obviously was not planning to die that day, but like the people who met me at the gates had been when they died, I was ready to go when it happened. There was no “weigh…

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ASK DON: What do people do in Heaven? What do they wear?

Don Piper’s Answer People were walking around and fellowshipping with each other. Often, Heaven is compared to the most wonderful church experience you have ever had. So often, God may open the door to show us a little of what Heaven is like on earth through a retreat, camp experience, or an incredible worship service….

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ASK DON: Do we become angels in Heaven?

Don Piper’s Answer We have been asked about angels quite often. Some people want to know if we become angels when we die. No, angels are a separate class of being. God created angels for many purposes. Angels can appear on earth in human form. They are messengers, servants, and they have other tasks they…

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ASK DON: Did you see Jesus while you were in Heaven?

Don Piper’s Answer: Though I did not see Jesus face-to-face while I was in Heaven, I did sense His presence everywhere and I did see His brilliance and aura high and lifted up on a throne in the center of the city. According to scripture, Jesus receives an additional name in Heaven. He is referred…

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Don Piper Talks Heaven

We recently enjoyed a Question-and-Answer session with Pastor Don Piper on Facebook. Because there were so many questions that time did not allow Don to answer, we asked him to answer the questions he’s most frequently asked. Keep an eye on the 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN blog and Facebook for his answers, starting with this…

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90 Minutes In Heaven: A Hope-Filled, Inspiring Message

Don and Eva Piper are everyday people. She’s a retired grade-school teacher. He’s a pastor. They are parents of three adult children, and are also grandparents. But there is one big difference between the Pipers and us. Don was killed in a traffic crash 26 years ago. Needless-to-say, their everyday lives have never been the…

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