Jerusalem—Monday, August 4, 2014– Todd Burpo, author of the #1 New York Times best selling book, Heaven is For Real, was part of a delegation that met this week with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Organized by Christians United for Israel, the group of 50 American pastors, one from each state, traveled to Jerusalem as a show of support to Israel during its current conflict with the terrorist group Hamas.
Todd Burpo is the pastor of Crossroads Wesleyan Church in Imperial, Nebraska. He volunteers as a junior high wrestling coach and fire fighter, and serves as a member of the school board. He is also Chaplain of the Nebraska State Volunteer Firefighter’s Association. Todd graduated from Oklahoma Wesleyan University in 1991 summa cum laude with a BA in Theology, and was ordained in 1994.