Released in the UK February 2018
Released in the US April 2018
Hardback | 80 Pages
Read to me: 6–8
Read Myself: 9–12
9781527100985 • £13.99 $19.99
BISAC – JNF049170
With colour illustrations, pictures, and pull–out timelines, this history book brings the church throughout the ages to life! Learn about the Early, Medieval and Missionary church, passing through key events such as the Council of Nicea and the Reformation – right through to the present day. Find out about the people God used and the impact they had on those around them – including us today!
Linda Finlayson is an author who writes biographies and church history books for children. She has also contributed to several other books and magazines, and has spoken in schools. She works part time as the administrative assistant at her church, Cornerstone Orthodox Presbyterian Church. She lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband, Sandy Finlayson, author, librarian and professor at Westminster Theological Seminary. They have one son.
This unique and creative collation of infographic timelines that map out the contours of church history is a welcome tool for both younger and older students of the history of God's people... a tremendous means of understanding the vast work of God in times past and how the Faith has been passed down to us.
Michael A. G. Haykin
Professor of Church History and Biblical Spirituality, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
There are shelves full of books on church history, but almost all of them are directed to adults. This book not only addresses this regrettable situation, but does so with excellence. Parents, teachers and pastors who read through this engaging resource with their children will not only open their eyes to God's continuing work throughout history, but likely learn something themselves!
Senior Pastor, Christ Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina
Linda Finlayson has written an amazing resource for families. Using clear timelines, engaging illustrations, and theological precision, God's Timeline traces church history from its small beginnings to its worldwide impact. The entire family can learn together about the various people, creeds, and disputes that have shaped the church for the past 2000 years.
Melissa B. Kruger
Conference speaker, Women's Ministry Coordinator, Uptown Church, Charlotte, North Carolina
Linda Finlayson has done it again! She's given us a book that not only clearly describes the basic contours of Church History, but also one that draws us in with vivid illustrations and timelines. I want this in the hands of my own children and in the hands of the children of our church. I know I'll be buying copies for other friends and relatives as well. It is an excellent introduction to an important and oft-neglected topic - the work of God in the history of Christ's Church.
President, Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, South Carolina