The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith
Sequel to the acclaimed Disney-distributed film of 2001, The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith continues the inspiring true saga of Elder John H. Groberg as he returns to the islands with his wife and five young daughters to serve as president of the Tonga-Fiji mission. Christopher Gorham returns as Elder Groberg as well as Director Mitch Davis to bring this true story of love and faith to all the world. Learn more about the film and the theater locations at. www.othersideofheavenmovie.com.
Prepare for the Sequel with the book
In The Other Side of Heaven, Elder John H. Groberg told the gripping story of his three-year mission on the tropical islands of Tonga. His story continues with The Other Side of Heaven: The Fire of Faith, set a decade after his first mission, when Elder Groberg is called back to Tonga—this time with a growing family—to serve as mission president.
Filled with Elder Groberg's experiences, this book highlights the dedication, perseverance, and faithfulness of a people he was called to serve and grew to love.
The Fire of Faith is a compelling story, one that extends beyond Elder Groberg's life as a mission president and into his continued service throughout the Pacific Islands.
Read the book before you see the film adaption, in theaters June 28, 2019.
Director Mitch Davis talks the true meaning behind the sequel
Elder John H. Groberg and President Thomas S. Monson shared a vision, purpose and mission for the making of The Other Side of Heaven sequel: that this true story of love, forgiveness, family and faith would reach as many people across the entire world as possible.
Revisit the beloved film and book
The remarkable book, The Other Side of Heaven, inspired the 2001 film of the same name, starring Academy Award Winner Anne Hathaway and Christopher Gorham. Both in book and in film, the story of Elder John H. Groberg and his mission in the small island of Tonga paints a vivid picture of missionary life in a society geared toward "a different way of thinking."
When a young man, John Groberg, is sent on a three-year mission to Tonga, he has no idea what he is getting into. Once there, he finds himself in the midst of a culture as remote to him as the island is to his Idaho Falls home. Not understanding the language and lonely for the girl he left behind, Jean, John faces suspicion, distress, typhoons, tidal waves, mosquitoes, and other perils of man and nature as he reaches out to the people of Tonga.