Todd Burpo, with his wife Sonja, author of the book, Heaven is for Real, and the inspiration for the movie with the same name. Photograph by Allen Fraser

Todd Burpo, with his wife Sonja, author of the book, Heaven is for Real, and the inspiration for the movie with the same name. Photograph by Allen Fraser

Todd Burpo, with his wife Sonja, author of the book, Heaven is for Real, and the inspiration for the movie with the same name. Photograph by Allen Fraser