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  • 2015 “Best Christian Workplace” — BCWI
  • 2011 “Supplier of the Year” — Christian Retailing magazine
  • www.rose-publishing.com – A top 1% website according to WebsiteGrader.com
  • Rose Publishing’s Market Share According to the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Category Report for 2010 (Christian bookstore sales):
    • #1 Bible Atlases
    • #1 Biblical Studies Old Testament
    • #3 Bible Reference General
    • #2 Bible Reference New Testament
    • #1 Bible Reference title on Amazon.com (2010)

We are the only Christian publisher that specializes in Bible charts, maps, and time lines. Rose Publishing, Inc., was founded in 1991, in Torrance, California, and is a member of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association and a supplier member of the Christian Booksellers Association. As of 2017, Rose Publishing was acquired by Hendrickson Publishers and is based out of Peabody, MA.

Rose Publishing has product that leads the industry:

Christian History Made Easy won the 2010 Christian Book Award and the 2010 Retailers Choice Award for the best new Christian Education title.

The Rose Guide to the Tabernacle won the 2009 Retailers Choice Award for the best new Bible Reference and Bible Study title.

Finalist in the 2009 Christian Book Awards: Rose Guide to the Tabernacle for best “Bible Reference & Study”


#1 Bible Reference book The Rose Book of Bible Charts, Maps & Time Lines according to the most recently published Christian Booksellers Association “Top 1000 Core Inventory” list.

#1 Bible Atlas in 2007 Then and Now Bible Map Book and the new Deluxe Then and Now Bible Map Book.

#1 Apologetics Title (by units sold) Christianity, Cults & Religions pamphlet according to the most recently published Christian Booksellers Association “Top 1000 Core Inventory” list.

Our Mission
To publish and distribute easy-to-use Bible reference material, especially Bible study charts, maps, and time lines.

The Story of Rose Publishing

Rose Publishing was started by a Sunday school teacher and a public school teacher in 1991. They realized that there were very few good Bible charts, time lines, and maps on the market for their classes and began creating their own. Other teachers started asking for the charts and the company was born.

Rose Publishing, Inc. publishes full-color easy-to-use Bible reference materials, including Bible charts, Bible maps, Bible timelines and biblical reference pamphlets for pastors, Bible study leaders, New Member Classes, and small groups. Rose Publishing specializes in graphics-rich Bible teaching aids. Its mission is to make Bible and Christian topics easy to understand and more interesting.

Then and Now Bible Maps: Rose Publishing produces the the #1 Bible Atlas according to the 2007 Christian Booksellers Assocation Core Inventory Report. It is the only full-color “Then and Now” Bible Maps that show a Bible map with clear plastic overlays of modern-day cities and countries. These Bible maps show where Bible places are today. They are available in many formats and sizes: large wall maps, spiral-bound map books, small maps to fits in the back of a Bible, and even as PowerPoint Bible maps.

Rose Publishing produces the #1 Bible Reference work according to the 2007 Christian Booksellers Assocation Core Inventory Report. The Rose Book of Bible Charts, Maps, and Time Lines has more than 180 full- color pages of Bible charts and teaching aids. Fully reproducible!

Comparison Charts of Religions, Cults, and New Religious Movements: Rose Publishing has the most up-to-date comparison chart of cults and world religions as well as Christian denominations. The Christianity, Cults, and Religions series of charts and pamphlets show side-by-side comparisons of Christianity with Mormonism, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Christian Science, Unification Church, Scientology, Wicca, New Age, Hinduism, Hare Krishna, Transcendental Meditation, Judaism, Islam, Nation of Islam, Baha’i, Buddhism, Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism and more! Other popular products include a series of pamphlets that answer common questions about Mormonism; Jehovah’s Witnesses; Atheism; and Magic, Spells and Divination.

Comparison Charts of Christian Churches and Christian Denominations: Now you can compare the beliefs of 12 Christian denominations (including Baptists, Lutherans, Catholics, Methodists, Presbyterians, Orthodox, Anglican, Adventist, Pentecostal, Anabaptist, Churches of Christ and more). This handy side-by-side comparison chart shows what each group believes about God, Scripture, Salvation, as well as giving a family tree of when each denomination started.

Genealogy of Jesus and Family Tree of Jesus: Rose produces the only Genealogy of Jesus Christ and Family Tree of Jesus Christ charts on the market with hundreds of names tracing Jesus’ lineage from Adam and Eve.

Bible Time Line: One of Rose Publishing’s specialties is fully illustrated Bible Time Lines of all sizes, including a pocket size that fits inside a Bible, a simplified children’s Bible time line, and a 20-foot-long Bible timeline. These time lines compare the Bible history, World history and Middle East history. They also cover biblical archaeology and major finds that affect our understanding of the Bible.

Names of God and Names of Jesus: Rose has the best resources on the Names of God and the Names of Jesus, showing the Hebrew and/or Greek names, a Bible reference, and the meaning of each of these important names.

The Tabernacle and the Temple: Rose has beautiful wall charts of the Tabernacle, the Old Testament Temple, the New Testament Temple, and the Ark of the Covenant, as well as the award-winning best seller, Rose Guide to the Tabernacle, with full-color charts, maps, diagrams, and illustrations.

Ready-to-Use PowerPoint® Bible Teaching Aids and PowerPoint Sermon Illustrations: Rose Publishing includes dozens of PowerPoint Bible presentations for pastors, teachers and Bible study leaders. The most popular titles are the PowerPoints on the Tabernacle, the Then and Now Bible maps, and How We Got the Bible. Click HERE to see the top 15 best-selling Bible PowerPoints.

Reliability of the Bible: Rose produces a lot of material on the reliability of the Bible and why the Bible can be trusted. These full-color graphics-rich Bible charts, Bible posters, pamphlets, and PowerPoints provide options for every teacher. The best-sellers include How We Got the Bible, Why Trust the Bible, 50 Proofs for the Bible: New Testament and 50 Proofs for the Bible: Old Testament, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Rose Publishing Sunday school charts make Bible archaeology easier to understand.

Located in Southern California, Rose Publishing is a member of CBA (Christian Booksellers Association) and ECPA (Evangelical Christian Publishers Association), NRB (National Religious Broadcasters), and NSSEA (National School Supply and Equipment Association).

Our Mission

To publish and distribute easy-to-use Bible reference material, especially Bible study charts, maps, and time lines.

How do we decide what new products to make?

All of the editors and designers at Rose Publishing are pastors, teachers, or Bible study leaders who test and use the materials themselves. Every year people call and write to us with requests for new charts. We pick the topics that are the most important and look for experts who can write solid Bible material in a clear, easy-to-teach way. We specialize in making difficult concepts clear and easy-to-understand for all ages and backgrounds.


  • The Christian Booksellers Association uses How We Got the Bible as a training tool for new bookstore owners.
  • Bible Study Fellowship has recommended 100 Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus as a key resource.
  • Focus on the Family has given away hundreds of copies of Reasons to Wait (on abstinence) to pregnancy centers.

Kind Words From People Who Use Our Charts:

  • “I would like to tell you how much we admire the effort and work you put into your products. They are wonderful…” —Katrina Ruminski, New Hampshire
  • “I’ve seen a lot of charts in my time, and Rose charts are different. They are not boring. They are clear and understandable.” —Jennifer Kennett, Moody Bookstores, Chicago
  • …I have been in the ministry for over 30 years and I have never possessed such detailed and artistically crafted resources…God has certainly blessed you and your organization with talented designers…I will certainly employ these products in my ministry here on Capitol Hill…” —Dr. Barry C. Black, Chaplain of the U.S. Senate
  • “Your material is fantastic.” —B. Bisiaux, Nevada
  • “God bless you for the great work you are doing. Your charts are THE BEST.” —John Sanden, New York
  • “We have your charts all over our living room for our home church. It is a unique way to have a personal relationship with a living God.” —John Harter, Big Valley Grace Community Church
  • “Rose Publishing has an excellent fold-out pamphlet on the Trinity that is lay-friendly and deals with cultic objections to the doctrine. HIGHLY recommended.” —Paul Carden, Executive Director, The Centers for Apologetics Research
  • “[The Trinity] is a great publication.” —John Morehead, Watchman Fellowship
  • I have heard nothing but praise for your materials. They are very effective and extremely well made, more so than any other charts and graphs I have encountered.” —S. Jackson, Colorado
  • As a Sunday school teacher, I found that I preferred the Rose Publishing map of Paul’s journeys over those of other publishers. Since the map is laminated, I can write on it as our class progresses, and then erase it for the next session…—Paul Trask
  • When we were thinking about opening our store I saw Rose Publishing in other stores so I went to the Rose website to take a look. Immediately I realized that these are products we must carry in our store. Our display came last week and there is no question we made the right decision. It is perfect. As a former missionary in the Congo, I want products that are evangelistic and missions minded. Rose products are more than the “cute” products I could carry… they are an indispensable and integral tool in helping Christians grow.
    Heaven Bound Books and Gifts
    Hudson, WI
    Steve Sautbine
  • “Rose Publishing has the best material of this type we have ever found.” —Ron Cooper, Ark Foundation, Dayton, OH
  • “Boy, you have good stuff.” —Charlotte Webber, Church Librarian


Rose products are available in most fine Christian bookstores and catalogs. They have been sold worldwide in more than 60 countries and translated into several languages.

Rose services major bookstore chains and groups, including Family Christian Stores, The Parable Group, Lifeway Christian Stores, Berean Christian Stores, Christian Supply, Mardel Inc., and Christian Book Distributors.

Rose services major distributors, including STL Distribution and Anchor Distributors.

Doctrinal Statement

We have no denominational affiliation, but we are a conservative evangelical Christian publisher. We would agree with the doctrinal statements of other companies such as Cook Communications or Group Publishing.


8 Thoughts on “About

  1. I am the Chaplain of the Bridgeport Correctional Center in Texas. We have a small library in the Chaplaincy Office and I’d like to add Rose Publishing to its inventory. We have nothing of yours at this time. I am looking for a donation of at least any returns or damaged inventory you may have. Thank you for your excellent work and consideration. CDR

  2. David B. Meece on April 15, 2020 at 7:47 am said:

    My name is Bruce Meece and I have been a long-time customer of Rose Publishing. Our good Lord inspired me to write this poem concerning the Coronavirus and I titled it O Corona and put it on a video. I just wanted to help others and give them hope during these difficult days. You have a large God loving base and I hope that this video will touch your heart. If you like it please share it with others. To view the video presentation of this video go to Denham Street Baptist’s website: http://www.denhamstreetbaptist.org or you can go to the video directly at: shorturl.at/jnHT7

    Thanks, Bruce.

  3. Jason Ewing on December 26, 2018 at 1:35 am said:

    I have a totally different project I’m working on for work and wanted to know what software you are developing your maps and diagrams in?

  4. Jason Nave on November 11, 2018 at 3:10 pm said:

    I have some questions about the genealogy of Yeshua that was published? I’m not sure if you all noticed BUT the list from Matthew and Luke are completely different lines BUT you have them both ending at Joseph. Thus in your conclusion Joseph, the husband of Mary, has two separate family lines which we all know is NOT possible. Just something to go back and study out: The account in Luke is the lineage of JOSEPH. The account in Matthew is the lineage of MARY, so Joseph (her husband) can NOT be associated here in connection to Yeshua. When you go back and search this out the translation in Matthew was incorrect in saying “husband of Mary” where in fact it should be translated “father of Mary” Mary’s father’s name was Joseph and the word is very similar to husband so the error was through translation. One wrong word can make something completely backwards. But just comparing the two genealogies you’ll be able to conclude something is obviously incorrect. If you can help me understand how Joseph can have two different daddies

    Also, in a map showing the exodus journey out of Egypt, Scripture clearly tells us that Mt. Sinai is in Arabia(Midian) “Jabal Lawz” not in the traditional site that you have continued to use. There is so much evidence and video proof today of this I just encourage you to update your materials.

    I think overall you have done a decent job with the maps and timelines but I can’t recommend you as a reliable and trusted source. I feel like you still use to much tradition and not enough actually biblical evidence in searching out these things. Yeshua said He would be three days and three nights in the belly of the earth (72 hours), sign of Jonah. Counting to 3 is very elementary stuff but yet we still remain stubborn for traditions sake. But I prefer the truth, hope you do too. The churches “palm sunday” was really a Sabbath day event a week prior to the resurrection. To better understand these events in a proper context we have to erase the programmed thoughts of religion/tradition we have grown up in. We need to know about Passover and Unleavened Bread instructions instead of the pagan rooted fertility goddess practices called easter in which we think we can honor our Saviour with. Understanding the Heavenly Fathers Holy Days/Feast will put the death, burial and resurrection of Messiah Yeshua in their proper places. There are special days within the feast of Yehovah that are counted as a Sabbath days (separate from the weekly Sabbath).

    If you would like to have more information know you are welcome to ask. I do apologize if my words sound insensitive, but out of love I share. Thank you. Maybe you are able to connect me with the right person to express these concerns.

  5. what is the contact info to ask for permission to reprint a photo in one of ROSE publishing’s books?

    • Hi Carolyn, depending on what the image is, you may license a photo out that we own. Please contact Gene at gene[at]rose-publishing.com (substitute [at] for @). Hope this helps, God bless!

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