On the way home, returning from a conference, Don Piper’s car is crushed by a truck. Before medical personnel to reach the scene, his body lies inert for 90 minutes, the ruins of the machine. A pastor found out by accident in the area is asked people to pray for Piper. Although initially refused, on-site authorities finally allow the pastor to pray for him. To everyone’s surprise, Piper back to life. Badly injured, Piper spent several months in hospital bed recovery. To the shock of everyone, Piper claims he was in heaven and saw his close relatives. Despite the support of his wife and three children, Piper fell into a terrible depression.