Supposedly, when Alex Malarkey was six years old he went to heaven and lived to tell about it. Now, as a teenager he has publicly admitted that the story was not true and he does not want the lie to continue to spread. You can and should read his entire public statement about the book, which can be found here. In part, it reads;
I did not die. I did not go to Heaven.
I said I went to heaven because I thought it would get me attention. When I made the claims that I did, I had never read the Bible. People have profited from lies, and continue to. They should read the Bible, which is enough. The Bible is the only source of truth. Anything written by man cannot be infallible.
I can’t imagine how much courage that must have taken him and I commend him for it. Continue reading