Rose Publishing has announced that Christian History Made Easy by Timothy Paul Jones has received the 2010 Christian "Retailers’ Choice Award" in the Christian Education category.

Gretchen Goldsmith, President/CEO, Rose Publishing ( says "Dr. Jones has a unique ability to communicate theological material in a way that is accessible and lay-friendly. His blend of humor and solid historical research contributed to the appeal of Christian History Made Easy. The result is a full-color book that combines the best of church history for people living in the Internet age."  

Christian History Made Easy presents key events and people every Christian should know, time lines, worksheets, web sites, photos, maps and illustrations. It also tackles topics popularized by today’s media: the reliability of the Bible, the accurate transmission of the biblical text throughout time, and sensationalized attacks on the Gospels. The book contains a Leader’s Guide with notes that add to the chapters.  

Products nominated in the Retailers’ Choice Award competition were judged on the impact they have had on staff and customers. Retail store owners, managers, staff and volunteers at Christian retail stores were asked to judge the 277 nominations products released during 2009 on the impact they had on staff and customers, including their ability to speak to hearts and evoke emotion, open minds to new ways of thinking and encourage and affirm Christlike living."

The mission of Rose Publishing’s ( is to publish and distribute easy-to-use Bible reference material, reference books, Bible study charts, maps, and time lines.

Rose Publishing was started by a Sunday school teacher and a public school teacher in 1991 after recognizing the need for Bible charts, time lines, and maps for their classes, decided to create their own.   Rose Publishing is the only Christian publisher that specializes in Bible charts, time lines, and maps. Rose has become known for providing quality products developed by expert authors, including professors and consultants from Wheaton College, Biola University, Dallas Theological Seminary, Moody Bible Institute, Denver Seminary, Central Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Bible Societies.