Todd Burpo is a small-town businessman, volunteer firefighter and pastor struggling to make ends meet in a tough year for his family. After his bright young son Colton is rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery, Todd and his wife Sonja are overjoyed by his miraculous survival. But they are wholly unprepared for what happens next. Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth...things he couldn't possibly know. Todd and his family are then challenged to examine the meaning from this remarkable event. Based on a true story.