John Kirkby is Founder and International Director of Christians Against Poverty (CAP), a nonprofit in the UK committed to releasing people from a life of debt, poverty, and their causes. John worked in consumer finances for 17 years before starting CAP in 1996. What started as one center has grown to an international network that offers debt help, job clubs, release groups, and life skills through local churches to people in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. He is also the author of Nevertheless. He and his wife, Lizzie, have five children.