Left Behind is comprised of two series of Christian apocalyptic fiction by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. There is the main Left Behind series for adults and the Left Behind: The Kids series for younger readers. The main protagonist of the series is Rayford Steele, who leads the Tribulation Force..
Tim LaHaye is an American author of Christian fiction, apocalyptic fiction and science fiction. He is also an evangelical Christian minister. As an author, he is best known for his Left Behind series, which is co-authored by Jerry B. Jenkins. Tim is married to fellow Christian author Beverly LaHaye.