I’m constantly reading and learning. Since I learn so (so!) much from reading, I want to share some of favourites with you. These books are ones I’ve read in the last few years that have significantly shaped my thinking and my character. As you look over the list, feel into what calls to your soul and start reading! To receive regular reading recommendations from me, you can also subscribe for my email letters here.

Ultimate Life Purpose & Meaning:

  • The Purpose-Driven Life by Rick Warren.

Personal Effectiveness:

Book that helped me answer the question: Am I making the most of my life, my time, my skills, my resources?

  • The 5am Club by Robin Sharma - Robin officially convinced me that I could wake up at 5am and that it would be worth the initial pain.

  • Superhuman by Habit by Tynan - Made me realize that I don’t need to change my life. I just need to change my habits, one at a time, and my life will change. Indeed, it has.

  • All The Money In The World by Laura Vanderkam - This book taught me how to use my money most effectively.

  • 168 Hours by Laura Vanderkam - This book helped me to envision how I can use my time intentionally and differently. After reading these, I then proceeded to read all of Laura’s books. They’ve helped me to reimagine how I can live my life most wisely and fruitfully.

Spirituality & Faith:

  • What is the Bible? by Rob Bell - Finally, a book that gave me permission to discover what I believe through my own authentic process.

  • The Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey -

  • The Gift of Change by Marianne Williamson -

  • Thirsty For God by Bradley P. Holt - This brief history of Christian spirituality opened my eyes to the fact that there has never been one way to live out one’s way.


  • The Law Of Reward by Randy Alcorn

  • All The Money In The World by Laura Vanderkam - A very practical look at how we can use the money we have to create the life that is most meaningful and fulfilling, so that we’re not mindlessly buying into an arbitrary standard of “making it.”

  • A Happy Pocket Full Of Money by David Cameron Gikandi


  • The Heart of the Artist by Rory Nolan - After a long spell of not creating anything, this book helped me to remember my calling as a creative.

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