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Josephine's Audio Books

Josephine's Audio Books

By Josephine Ngatia

Welcome to Josephine's Audio Books Podcast. Through this podcast I bring you my books in audio format. Each episode will cover a new chapter of my book. I am using a text-to-speech technology for the narration of my books. My books are Christian (except Maiden Book) and non-fiction, and are great resources for those on their journey of purpose. You can find out more about my books on my website theurbanchristian.co.ke
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Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 (Full Special Report Narration)
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 (Full Special Report Narration)
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 3 helps you transition from a stagnant life to a purposeful one. It prepares you mentally, emotionally, and spiritually for your journey of purpose. You will learn about: 1. The life transition 2. Preparation for the purpose journey 3. Why the season of transition resembles the wilderness 4. Threats to your success in the transition period 5. How to emerge successfully from a period of transition
39:08
November 17, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Conclusion
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Conclusion
Be encouraged to take the leap of faith and allow God to lead you to your life’s purpose. Find out more in today's episode. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke. 
02:54
November 17, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - How to Emerge Successfully from a Season of Transition
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - How to Emerge Successfully from a Season of Transition
In order to come out of the season of transition in one piece, you need to have a strategy that works. This is where paying attention to what God is speaking to you about goes a long way. Coming out of this season successfully requires that you know what to expect and how to deal with it. Find out more in today's episode. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
07:40
November 17, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Threats to Your Success in the Season of Transition
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Threats to Your Success in the Season of Transition
Navigating the season of transition is difficult, yet there are things that complicate the process and hold you back. They become insurmountable obstacles that leave you feeling overwhelmed and helpless. It is important to watch out for them. Knowing that these threats exist will help you push through until you get to the other side, a new level in life. Find out more in today's episode. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke. 
08:20
November 17, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Why Does a Season of Transition Resemble the Wilderness?
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Why Does a Season of Transition Resemble the Wilderness?
The season of transition is like a wilderness. It seems hostile, with obstacles that look insurmountable. There are mountains that don’t move no matter how hard you pray and everything that gave you security becomes irrelevant. What hope does God offer us? Find out in today's episode. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
07:53
November 17, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Preparation for the Journey of Purpose
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Preparation for the Journey of Purpose
Before God can make your purpose clear, you need to clear the mental, emotional, and spiritual clutter that blocks your vision and keeps you stuck. Removal of this clutter prepares you for the journey of purpose. Listen to today's episode and learn more. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke. 
09:18
November 17, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - The Invite into the Season of Transition
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - The Invite into the Season of Transition
The ‘invite’ is God’s way of ushering you into the season of transition. This is how He gets you moving towards your life’s purpose. Many times it is the only way for Him to get your attention, especially if you have been drifting along in life, aka ‘living on auto-pilot’. Learn more in today's episode. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
04:19
November 17, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Introduction
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 3 - Introduction
Part 3 of Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose is titled The Life Transition. When you step into your purpose, you are stepping into a whole new world. You experience a life transition, and you should not confuse it with a career transition, which most of the time means moving from one job to another. Find out more in today's episode. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke
02:44
November 17, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: (Full Special Report Narration)
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: (Full Special Report Narration)
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose is a three-part special report that encourages you to overcome the obstacles to fulfilling your purpose. It equips you to set a good foundation for your God-given assignment. Part 2: The Pathway to Success focuses on the transition from stagnation to success. It includes the 4 pillars of success and how they act as a foundation for a successful life. You will learn about: 1. The relationship between purpose and success 2. Genuine success 3. The Purpose Gap in more detail 4. The 4 Pillars of Success
50:21
November 04, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: Conclusion
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: Conclusion
When you understand how to navigate the Pathway to Success, the going gets simpler, not necessarily easier. Once you have guideposts to help you, you don’t get lost and can easily retrace your steps. Learn more in today's episode. To jump-start your journey of purpose, sign up for The Purpose E-Course. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
03:16
November 04, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: The 4 Pillars of Success
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: The 4 Pillars of Success
The 4 Pillars of Success provide a support system for the success you envision. They help you position yourself for lasting success and keep you grounded as you make plans for your life. They are reliable when the storms of life come. To jump-start your journey of purpose, sign up for The Purpose E-Course. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
10:22
November 04, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: The Purpose Gap
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: The Purpose Gap
The Purpose Gap is the difference between the life God created you to live and the life you have settled for. It is the void left when you don’t know your purpose and fall into any path that unfolds before you. This leaves you vulnerable to following a path that looks promising but is a dead end. Find out more about The Purpose gap in today's episode. To jump-start your journey of purpose, sign up for The Purpose E-Course. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
07:37
November 04, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: Your Life Now
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: Your Life Now
This seems like a life you love to hate, but find yourself stuck in. Sometimes it feels like you are in prison with no hope of parole any time soon. You feel trapped in a life you don’t want, but you can’t figure out how to get to the life you want. This is what stagnation feels like. You are making movement, but none of it is moving you forward. You have tried everything to be successful in life, but you still find yourself in the same spot. Find out more in today's episode. To jump-start your journey of purpose, sign up for The Purpose E-Course. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
09:28
November 04, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: Genuine Success
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: Genuine Success
Pursuing genuine success gives you an in-depth look at what life is all about beyond the surface. It shifts your thinking to where your focus needs to be so that you will attain the success you envision. Once you shift your thinking, even the material things that you want will fall into place, and you won’t have an unhealthy attachment to them. To jump-start your journey of purpose, sign up for The Purpose E-Course. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
11:00
November 04, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: The Relationship Between Purpose and Success
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: The Relationship Between Purpose and Success
Many people argue that you don’t need to know your purpose to be successful. However, your purpose ensures that you live a fulfilling life as you achieve success. It assures you that you are living according to God’s plan, and are fulfilling His purpose for your life. To jump-start your journey of purpose, sign up for The Purpose E-Course. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
08:32
November 04, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: Introduction
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 2: Introduction
To get onto the pathway that leads to success, take the first step that is in front of you, like listening to this 3-part special report. Apply the principles and take the next step as it unfolds. The pathway to success requires that you commit to begin the journey, not give in to the temptation to quit, and follow through to the very end. To jump-start your journey of purpose, sign up for The Purpose E-Course. For more free resources, please visit TheUrbanChristian.co.ke.
04:05
November 04, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - (Full Special Report Narration)
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - (Full Special Report Narration)
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose is a three-part Special Report that encourages you to overcome the obstacles to fulfilling your purpose. It equips you to set a good foundation for your God-given assignment. Part 1 defines The Purpose Gap, and identifies 7 myths about purpose and how you can overcome them. You will learn about: The Purpose Gap, myths about purpose, rewards of fulfilling your purpose, the hidden costs of not pursuing your purpose, and false rewards of abandoning your journey of purpose. Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 1 is available at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. Part 2 and 3 will soon be out. If you would like to jump-start your journey of purpose, please sign up for The Purpose E-Course. 
46:45
October 07, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - What Next?
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - What Next?
Today's episode is titled "What Next?" and it shows you the way forward. As you jump-start the journey of your purpose, take stock of all the fears, myths, doubts and concerns and deal with them. Find out how in this episode. I also provide information on how I can help you with your content needs. Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Special Report Part 1 is available at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. If you would like to jump-start your journey of purpose, please sign up for The Purpose E-Course. 
04:01
October 07, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - False Rewards of Abandoning Your Journey of Purpose
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - False Rewards of Abandoning Your Journey of Purpose
Today's episode is on the false rewards of abandoning your journey of purpose. When the journey of fulfilling your purpose becomes tough, it is easy to give up. It may look like it is more trouble to know your purpose than it is worth. It then becomes easy for you to retreat to your usual life and look for rewards that you can fall back on. Find out what these false rewards are in this episode. Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Special Report Part 1 is available at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. If you would like to jump-start your journey of purpose, please sign up for The Purpose E-Course. 
06:53
October 07, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - The Hidden Costs of Not Pursuing Your Purpose
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - The Hidden Costs of Not Pursuing Your Purpose
Today's episode is on the hidden costs of not pursuing your purpose. Deciding to ignore your purpose or postpone the journey doesn’t mean that you are safe, and that all is well. All is not well. Not knowing your purpose is costing you a lot. Find out more in this episode. Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Special Report Part 1 is available at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. If you would like to jump-start your journey of purpose, please sign up for The Purpose E-Course. 
05:26
October 07, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Rewards of Fulfilling Your Purpose
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Rewards of Fulfilling Your Purpose
Today's episode is on rewards of fulfilling your purpose. There are many benefits of fulfilling your purpose. These are the rewards you get for stepping into a life of purpose and they should motivate you to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and embark on the journey once more. I will discuss 5 rewards. Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Special Report is available at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. If you would like to jump-start your journey of purpose, please sign up for The Purpose E-Course. 
05:51
October 07, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Myths about Purpose (Myth 5 - 7)
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Myths about Purpose (Myth 5 - 7)
Today's episode is on myths about purpose. Myths are false beliefs that you have believed to be the truth, and which determine how you view life, others and yourself. If not careful, they can wreak havoc in your life. They act as hidden obstacles that keep you stuck in life when you are trying to move forward. We will look at the last 3 myths. Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Special Report Part 1 is available at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. If you would like to Jump-start your journey of purpose, please sign up for The Purpose E-Course. 
08:34
October 07, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Myths about Purpose (Myth 1 - 4)
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Myths about Purpose (Myth 1 - 4)
Today's episode is on myths about purpose and how to counter them. Myths are false beliefs that you have believed to be the truth, and which determine how you view life, others and yourself. If not careful, they can wreak havoc in your life. They act as hidden obstacles that keep you stuck in life when you are trying to move forward. We will look at 4 leading myths about purpose in this episode, and 3 others in the following one. Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Special Report is available at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. If you would like to Jump-start your journey of purpose, please sign up for The Purpose E-Course. 
08:02
October 07, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Purpose
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Purpose
This episode on "Purpose" helps you understand how your purpose affects your life. What does "purpose" mean to you? Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 1 is available for download at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. If you would like to jump-start your journey of purpose, please sign up for The Purpose E-Course. 
05:25
October 07, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Introduction and Definition of The Purpose Gap
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose: Part 1 - Introduction and Definition of The Purpose Gap
When you are not living the life of your dreams, there is a gap between your perception and the truth about life and success. When you don’t know how to get to the life of your dreams or use your unique talents, then the gap results from a lack of purpose. The Purpose Gap is the difference between the life God created you to live and the one you have settled for today. It is the void left when you do not know your purpose and fall into any path that unfolds before you. Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Part 1 is available for download at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. If you would like to jump-start your journey of purpose, please sign up for The Purpose E-Course. 
07:05
October 07, 2021
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Trailer
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose Trailer
Jump-starting the Journey of Purpose is a three-part Special Report that encourages you to overcome the obstacles to fulfilling your purpose. It equips you to set a good foundation for your God-given assignment. This episode is a trailer of the Special Report Trilogy which is available at https://theurbanchristian.co.ke/freeresources/. Each part of the report will be available as podcast episodes. 
01:09
October 07, 2021
Maiden Book - Final thoughts
Maiden Book - Final thoughts
The Final thoughts chapter contains my closing remarks. By the time you come to the end of Maiden Book, you will know how to plan, outline and write your first book. You will be equipped to have a complete manuscript ready to take to the publisher. Thank you for listening to the audio for Maiden Book. If you would like to get the e-book or paperback, please visit theurbanchistian.co.ke. 
03:13
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 15 - Beyond the book
Maiden Book: Chapter 15 - Beyond the book
Chapter 15 of Maiden Book shows you the important decisions you will face after your finish writing your manuscript. It will help you think ahead. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
07:32
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 14 - Complete manuscript checklist
Maiden Book: Chapter 14 - Complete manuscript checklist
Chapter 14 of Maiden Book gives you a checklist for a complete manuscript. A publisher will expect that you have all sections of your book complete. It will show you what to exclude if you want to take your manuscript to a professional editor first. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
06:15
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 13 - Formatting your manuscript
Maiden Book: Chapter 13 - Formatting your manuscript
Chapter 13 of Maiden Book walks you through the process of formatting your manuscript. Don't let the term "formatting" intimidate you. The purpose of formatting is to ensure you have a manuscript that has a uniform font for your text and headings. It also ensures your manuscript has the correct spacing between paragraphs. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
06:17
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 12 - Self-editing (Draft 3)
Maiden Book: Chapter 12 - Self-editing (Draft 3)
Chapter 12 of Maiden Book helps you produce your final draft. It focuses on correcting grammatical errors and polishing your manuscript. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
04:23
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 11 - Self-editing (Draft 2)
Maiden Book: Chapter 11 - Self-editing (Draft 2)
Chapter 11 of Maiden Book will help you edit your manuscript. The purpose of self-editing is to have a presentable manuscript to take to a publisher. This chapter takes you step-by-step on how you can edit your manuscript. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
03:29
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 10 - First draft
Maiden Book: Chapter 10 - First draft
Chapter 10 of Maiden Book will show you what you can expect from your first draft. Once you have completed writing your introduction, chapters, conclusion, front and back matter, you will have the first draft of your manuscript. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke. 
03:45
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 9 - Front and Back matter
Maiden Book: Chapter 9 - Front and Back matter
Chapter 9 of Maiden Book will teach you what goes into front and back matter. Front and back matter provide supporting information for your book. Front matter is placed at the front of your book and back matter at the back of your book. For more information, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
10:37
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 8 - Choosing a title
Maiden Book: Chapter 8 - Choosing a title
Chapter 8 of Maiden Book guides you on choosing a suitable title for your book. It will help you solve the dilemma of whether it is better to get the title first to guide you into writing your book or vice versa. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
08:06
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 7 - Writing chapters
Maiden Book: Chapter 7 - Writing chapters
Chapter 7 of Maiden Book will take you through the process of fleshing out your book outline. A chapter contains a topic in your overall message. Each chapter has subtopics that will help you organize your content. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
08:15
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 6 - The starting point
Maiden Book: Chapter 6 - The starting point
Chapter 6 of Maiden Book shows you the starting point for writing your book. It touches on writing and organizing your thoughts, researching your topic, among others. Once your message is crystallized, you can begin writing your chapters. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchistian.co.ke.
08:01
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 5 - Time allocation: Part 2
Maiden Book: Chapter 5 - Time allocation: Part 2
Chapter 5 of Maiden Book gives you five options for allocating time to the actual writing of your book. You can allocate time according to chapters, word count, sub-topics, pages or free time. You can download a time allocation sheet on the following link: bit.ly/2JLz3jD. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
05:39
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 4 - Time allocation: Part 1
Maiden Book: Chapter 4 - Time allocation: Part 1
Chapter 4 of Maiden Book shows you how to allocate time to the different stages of writing your book. Time allocation starts when you write your ideas and ends when you have a manuscript that is ready to take to the publisher. This chapter will help you determine how long it will take to write your book. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
08:03
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 3 - Outlining the book
Maiden Book: Chapter 3 - Outlining the book
Chapter 3 highlights the importance of having an outline for your book. It lists the essential things that make up a book outline. Download a book outline sheet on the following link: bit.ly/2uxOTnC. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke. 
06:19
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 2 - Finding time to write
Maiden Book: Chapter 2 - Finding time to write
Chapter 2 of Maiden Book shows you how to find time to write your book. It helps you identify free time in your daily schedule that you can allocate to writing. It is possible to write your first book without having to take time off work. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
06:55
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Chapter 1 - Why are you writing?
Maiden Book: Chapter 1 - Why are you writing?
Chapter 1 of Maiden Book shows you the importance of identifying why you are writing your book. It helps you capture your reason for writing in a simple statement. For more information on Maiden Book, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
05:31
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: Introduction
Maiden Book: Introduction
The introduction of Maiden Book gives you a summary of the book and what you can expect to learn. It is brief and straight to the point. For more information, visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
03:21
August 09, 2021
Maiden Book: How to plan, outline and write your first book - Trailer
Maiden Book: How to plan, outline and write your first book - Trailer
The Maiden Book trailer gives an overview of the book and what you will learn. This book gives you a practical plan to write your first book. It is ideal for busy corporate professionals or anyone who wants to know how to organize their ideas into a book.  Maiden Book is available in leading online e-book stores. The paperback is available on Amazon. For more information, please visit theurbanchristian.co.ke.
01:29
August 07, 2021
Intro to Josephine's Audio Books
Intro to Josephine's Audio Books
This episode is an introduction of my audio books podcast. I have named it Josephine's Audio Books. Through this podcast I bring you my books in audio format. Each episode will cover a new chapter of my book. I am using a text-to-speech technology for the narration of my books. My books are Christian (except Maiden Book) and non-fiction, and are great resources for those on their journey of purpose. You can find out more about my books on my website The Urban Christian. 
00:28
August 07, 2021