by Mindy and Brandon Withrow
This is the fifth book in a series which covers the history of the Christian church through its people and key events. They are written with 9-14 years olds in mind but the modern, relaxed and enthusiastic style is infectious. This volume spans the years from 1860 through tomorrow!
Chapters highlight the lives of Niijima Jo; Hudson and Maria Taylor; Dwight Moody and Ira Sankey; Robert Thomas, John Ross, and Samuel Moffett; Pandita Ramabai; Princess Kai’iulani; Marianna Slocum; Dietrich Bonhoeffer; C.S. Lewis; and Janani Luwum. Additional background features include: Modern Church Timeline; What is the Modern Church?; Missions in a Modern World; Living the Golden Rule; The Bible in New Words; Big Moments in Modern Christianity; Other Modern Christians; and The Future Lives.