Joel’s next memory is of waking on his back, with two men crying over him.
He quit his job after the incident and has come to believe the world was created by a single Creator.
However, most medical experts agree NDEs can be explained through non-supernatural means.
NDEs often share common elements such as memories of seeing dead loves or out-of-body experiences.
Dr Sam Parnia, director of critical care and resuscitation research at NYU Langone School of Medicine in New York City, told an Oz Talk: “People describe a sensation of a bright, warm, welcoming light that draws people towards it.