You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

Father Recalls Moment When Son Told Him He Had Been to Heaven

As seen on Fox and Friends

This week, Fox and Friends has been bringing us heartwarming stories of people who say they have experienced heaven. On today's show, Steve Doocy sat down with 13-year-old Colton Burpo, who says he saw Jesus in heaven while nearly dying during a severe appendectomy.

His father, Todd Burpo, the author of "Heaven Is For Real," explained the moment when he realized that his young son had experienced something more than just a dream. Todd said that his then-three-year-old son started talking about a sister that he had never met. He said Colton was never told that his mother once had a miscarriage.

He said, 'Well Mom you had a baby die in your tummy, didn't you? I met her.' And when he talks about her, not only can he describe her and tell us what she looks like, but she knows us and she sees us. And she couldn't wait for him to get to heaven. She was at the gates meeting him when he got there," said Todd Burpo.

Watch the rest of the interview to hear Colton's recollection of what he experienced.

Leave a Comment0

Today's Front Page Stories

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News

Subscribe

Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

Fox News Launches Redesigned App for iPhones, Androids

Now it's easier and faster than ever to keep up with the most powerful name in news wherever you are. Download the redesigned Fox News Channel app today on your iPhone or Android to watch Fox News and Fox Business Network live on your device! Click here for more information on how you can get the Fox News app.

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" will reveal who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Check out the latest installment: an inside look at Mutton Bustin!

Greta Is Wired!

GretaWire.com is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!