50 short chapters on 50 events over 2000 years
Earl M. Blackburn started ministry in Utah, carrying the gospel to the Mormons. He then pastored at Trinity Reformed Baptist Church in La Mirada, California for 22 years. He has traveled extensively preaching in the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
This delightful and worthy book attempts to encapsulate 2,000 years of church history into 50 key events in a way that is accessible to the general reader. The writer describes it as 'an entry-level book on church history'.-- Philip Wells, Evangelicals Now
This really is a fine piece of work and should be very popular and highly useful in the church.-- Tom J. Nettles
... 50 World-Changing Events in Christian History is a helpful overview of church history written from an evangelical and reformed perspective. I hope it will help many believers understand how their own lives and local churches fit into the ongoing story of God's new covenant people from every tribe, language, and nation.-- Nathan A. Finn
Earl Blackburn has written a helpful and unusual book. It is well researched and written with the average Christian in mind. In just over 300 pages, he covers church history from the end of the New Testament to the present day.-- Evangelical Times
... As a professor of Church History, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is for a recommendation of a simple survey of the life of the church over the last 2,000 years. Now I have the answer to that question...-- James M. Renihan