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PHILOSOPHY/MISSION STATEMENT:

If enough people read about love, peace and hope; maybe they can change to become more loving, compassionate people who truly live their lives without fear.

We can then change the world to become a better place like heaven on earth - as above, so below.

Jody Long is an attorney, licensed in Washington, New Mexico, Louisiana, and the Navajo Nation.

She is webmaster for the Near Death Experience Research Foundation (NDERF) for the past 15 years and provides support and a forum for NDErs and those who want to know about the afterlife. She has several decades of experience researching paranormal and related phenomena. She is also webmaster for After Death Communication Research Foundation (ADCRF) www.adcrf.org and the other consciousness experience website which is everything that is not an NDE or ADC (OBERF) www.oberf.org

Jody helped with "Evidence of the Afterlife," the New York Times best selling NDE book.  She has written "God’s Fingerprints: Impressions of Near Death Experiences," "From Soul to Soulmate: Bridges from Near Death Experience Wisdom," and "Repeal Obamacare: A Critical Look at Why it isn’t Fixable."

Jeffrey Long is a medical doctor specializing in the practice of radiation oncology, using radiation to treat cancer in Houma, Louisiana.

As a scientist, Jeff founded NDERF in 1998. He wanted to know if NDEs were real by directly asking the NDErs themselves. The answer is a resounding YES! As a result of his research, he is the author of the New York Times Best Seller, "Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences."

As a leading NDE researcher and a medical doctor, Jeff has appeared on national media including O'Rielly Factor, NBC today, ABC with Peter Jennings, the Dr. Oz Show, the History Channel, the Learning Channel, and National Geographic. He has also appeared on Fox News Houston and at the New York Academy of Sciences.

Our Featured Projects

NDERF inspired books!

Jeffrey Long, MD

NEW! Coming out in June 2016.


God and the Afterlife expands upon Dr. Long’s findings about the afterlife and is the first deep scientific exploration of NDE accounts that encounter God or spiritual beings. He shares accounts from NDErs who meet God. What he discovers is that these testimonials share unique similarities that provide overwhelming evidence that God is real.


Jody Long, JD


Read some of the best NDEs.


This is a feel-good book with some of the most profound NDEs ever submitted to NDERF. This book was written to share NDEs with people who enjoy reading books or who don't have access to a computer.




Jody Long, JD

Love & Relationships


Love is the number one idea described by the NDErs and learning about love through relationships is the number one reason we come to earth. This book puts the two concepts together to help learn to apply them in our own lives.



Jeffrey Long, MD

Takes NDE Research to a whole new level!


“There is currently more scientific evidence to the reality of near death experience (NDE) than there is for how to effectively treat certain forms of cancer,” states radiation oncologist Dr. Jeffrey Long in his groundbreaking book Evidence of the Afterlife.



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We have two other websites devoted to other aspects of consciousness experiences. ADCRF www.adcrf.org is for after death communications (ADC). OBERF www.oberf.org is for all other experiences that are not an ADC or an NDE, such as spiritually transformative event, power of prayer, out of body experience, meditation experiences, premortal existence, precognitive dreams, etc.


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