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Our Road to Japan: Coming Soon

Our Road to Japan is a show documenting our hopeful exploration of becoming missionaries to serve in Jesus in the Land of the Rising Sun. The first episode is scheduled to be released in January 2020. http://media.jameskirsop.com/000-ComingSoon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Review: Welcome to Adulting

From the start of Welcome to Adulting, it’s clear that the author, Jonathan Pokluda (JP) has a heart for helping young adults navigate life in the 21st century. I heard about JP and The Porch, a ministry that he runs for young adults and singles on a podcast, and was keen to read his book as…..

Review: Saving Truth

I first heard of Saving Truth on an episode of The Gospel Coalition’s podcast last year and was immediately captivated by the motives behind writing it. The author, Abdu Murray, described a society embracing autonomy and disregarding the notion of truth – a ‘Culture of Confusion’. For me, his description hit the ‘post-truth’ nail right…..

Review: Caring for One Another: 8 Ways to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships

Caring for One Another is a short book, but one full of helpful insights into how to love and support your fellow congregation members in a local church context. Through 8, easy to read, chapters – called lessons, Welch paints an aspirational image of what relationships could look like and provides some practical steps based,…..