Todd Burpo, author of best selling Heaven is for Real, is the pastor of Crossroads Wesleyan Church in Imperial, Nebraska (Population: 2100). In emergencies, Todd can be found working shoulder-to-shoulder with the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department as a firefighter. He is also the chaplain for the Nebraska State Volunteer Firefighter's Association. Todd graduated from Oklahoma Wesleyan University in 1991 summa cum laude with a BA in Theology. He was ordained in 1994.
Todd and his wife Sonja, who is a children's minister, busy pastor's wife, librarian, and mom, are the parents of Colton, now an active 14-year old, Cassie, his older sister, and Colby, his younger brother.
Due to the incredible success of the book Heaven is for Real and the film adaptation of the same name, Todd spends many days on the road each year speaking to audiences all over the world about the hope of Heaven. His "down-to-earth" and "pastoral" speaking style will surely captivate audiences of any size.