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Heaven, How I Got Here Book Cover Heaven, How I Got Here
Colin S. Smith
Christian Focus
February 20, 2015
Paperback
96 pages
What if you woke up one morning knowing that it was your last day on earth? That's what happened to the thief on the cross, who died a few feet from Jesus. Heaven, How I Got Here is his story, told in his own words, as he looks back from Heaven on the day that changed his eternity, and the faith that can change yours.

This week, the Cross Focused Reviewers are participating in a book review blog tour for Heaven, How I Got Here by Colin Smith. Excerpts and links to the reviews will appear below as they are available:

“If you are looking to deepen your understanding of God’s cross-shaped love and to share it with others, I can’t help but warmly commend Heaven, How I Got Here. ”
Reviewer: Kevin Halloran
Rating: 5 Stars

“This is good book for believers to read because it will encourage and point them to the finished work of Christ.”
Reviewer: Angela Parsley
Rating: 4 Stars

“This is a great book to give to an unbeliever to see there is hope and for the believer to see the truth of the cross in a new light.”
Reviewer: Theron St. John
Rating: 5 Stars

Heaven, How I Got Here is to be commended – and recommended.”
Reviewer: Todd Wilson
Rating: 5 Stars

“Smith has shown us once again the beauty of grace and the power of Christ. I highly recommend this book!”
Reviewer: Conrade Yap
Rating:  4 Stars

“I highly recommend this book.”
Reviewer: Xi Ming
Rating: 5 Stars

“Heaven, How I Got Here is an incredibly powerful story that will be a blessing to all who read it. I highly recommend it.”
Reviewer: Joey Parker
Rating: 5 Stars

“This book is well worth worth taking the time to read.”
Reviewer: William Perkins
Rating: 4 Stars

“This short little book was amazing.”
Reviewer: Jonathan Roberts
Rating: 5 Stars

“I really enjoyed this book and think many will be caught up in the narrative life of the thief.”
Reviewer: Spencer Cummins
Rating: 4 Stars

“This is a fresh look at a story all church-goers know.”
Reviewer: Louis Zinc
Rating: 5 Stars

“I have nothing but high praise for this book, and I highly recommend it.”
Reviewer: Amanda Talbert
Rating: 5 Stars

“The author skillfully brings together sound doctrine, powerful theological accounts of the cross, and  historical accuracy concerning the drama of this account concerning the thief and Jesus Christ.”
Reviewer: Zephaniah Mel
Rating: 4 Stars

“Heaven How I Got Here was an easy to read, fast paced book.”
Reviewer: Joshua Aguilar
Rating: 5 Stars

“Whether Easter is approaching or you’ve stumbled across this book in autumn, Heaven, How I Got Here is a worthy book to read.”
Reviewer: H. Marshall
Rating: 5 Stars

“This book would be a blessing to any follower of Jesus this Easter.”
Reviewer: Mandy Baker Johnson
Rating: 4 Stars

“This book is perfect for those who want to know more about Christianity. I highly recommend it.”
Reviewer: Rani Grant
Rating: 5 Stars

“This is a wonderful book to remind us that our salvation is found through faith in Christ alone. What a wonderful reminder to us all this close to Easter.”
Reviewer: Jennifer Greene
Rating: 4 stars

“This book is a great reminder of the cross where love and justice meet.”
Reviewer: Jeanie Schwagerman
Rating: 5 Stars

“I recommend this book to Christians and non-Christians alike.”
Reviewer: Rachel Rodriguez
Rating: 5 Stars

“I wholeheartedly recommend this book.”
Reviewer: Adam Blosser
Rating: 5 Stars

Heaven, How I Got Here by Colin S. SmithThank you for your interest in reviewing Heaven, How I Got Here by Colin S. Smith. This book review blog tour is now full. You can see our current list of available review books here: LINK.

What if you woke up one morning knowing that it was your last day on earth? That’s what happened to the thief on the cross, who died a few feet from Jesus. Heaven, How I Got Here is his story, told in his own words, as he looks back from Heaven on the day that changed his eternity, and the faith that can change yours.

Praise for Heaven, How I Got Here:

“…brilliant idea beautifully executed…combines pastoral wisdom and narrative skill to help us get inside the heart and mind of the thief on the cross, crucified next to the Christ on Calvary.”
Justin Taylor

“I’ve never read anything like this! This compelling first-person account from a heavenly perspective helped me understand and appreciate what Jesus endured on the cross and why he did it.”
Collin Hansen

“Here is a gripping account of God’s amazing grace that comes alive as recounted from this unusual and really helpful perspective.”
Alistair Begg

AColin S. Smithbout Colin S. Smith:
Colin S. Smith is Senior Pastor of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. His preaching ministry is shared through the daily radio program, Unlocking the Bible and through his website, UnlockingtheBible.org.

Book Information:

  • Publisher: Christian Focus
  • ISBN:  9781781915585
  • Page Count: 96

Blog Tour Details:

  • Tour Date: March 16 – 22, 2015
  • Available Formats:  Paperback, .mobi eBook (Kindle), & .epub eBook (Nook, Apple iBooks)
  • We ask that reviewers post to their personal website/blog and Amazon.com.

Thank you for your interest in reviewing Heaven, How I Got Here by Colin S. Smith. This book review blog tour is now full. You can see our current list of available review books here: LINK.