reading

currently reading:

  1. The Worship Pastor – Zac M. Hicks
  2. A Praying Life: Connecting With God In A Distracting World – Paul E. Miller
  3. Befriend: Create Belonging in an Age of Judgment, Isolation and Fear – Scott Sauls
  4. Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life – Tish Harrison Warren

to read:

  • The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  • The Shock of the Fall – Nathan Filer
  • The Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss
  • Embracing Obscurity – Anonymous
  • Falling Upward – Richard Rohr
  • King’s Cross – Timothy Keller
  • Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta – Mother Teresa
  • The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Divine Mentor – Wayne Cordeiro
  • Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell
  • Confessions – St Augustine
  • Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl 
  • Shadow of the Almighty – Elisabeth Elliot
  • Essays in Love – Alain De Botton
  • Stay Encouraged – K.P. Yohannan
  • All at Sea – Decca Aitkenhead
  • The Wonder – Emma Donoghue
  • Perfect Little World – Kevin Wilson
  • The Art of Travel – Alain de Botton
  • Theology: The Basics – Alister McGrath 
  • The Emotionally Healthy Leader – Peter Scazzero

2017:

  1. Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe
  2. Dear Life – Alice Munroe
  3. Carry On – Rainbow Rowell
  4. Heavenly Help: Experiencing the Holy Spirit in Everyday Life – Sarah Bowling
  5. Pachinko – Min Jin Lee
  6. If We Dream Too Long – Goh Poh Seng
  7. Once And For All – Sarah Dessen
  8. Forgiving As We’ve Been Forgiven: Community Practices for Making Peace – L. Gregory Jones & Célestin Musekura 

2016:

  1. One Way Love: Inexhaustible Grace for an Exhausted World – Tullian Tchividjian ♣
  2. The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ♣
  3. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – C.S. Lewis
  4. The Horse and His Boy – C.S. Lewis
  5. The Silver Chair – C.S. Lewis
  6. The Magician’s Nephew – C.S. Lewis
  7. The Last Battle – C.S. Lewis
  8. Infinity – Sarah Dessert
  9.  Oh,the Places You’ll Go! – Dr Seuss
  10. Living Clean in a Polluted World – Jonathan Foster 
  11. Kindred Spirits – Rainbow Rowell 
  12. The Screwtape Letters – C.S. Lewis 
  13. The Best of Enemies – Osha Gray Davidson
  14. Silence – Shusaku Endo 
  15. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany
  16. The Sun is Also a Star – Nicola Yoon
  17. Landline – Rainbow Rowell
  18. The Alchemist – Paulo Coehlo

2015:

  1. The Pastor’s Kid – Barnabas Piper
  2. Off Centre – Haresh Sharma
  3. Memories & Reflections: Documenting a Nation’s History through Oral History: The Singapore Experience – National Archives of Singapore
  4. The Strange Library – Haruki Murakami
  5. Letters by a Modern Mystic – Frank C. Laubach
  6. The Life-Changing Art of Tidying Up – Marie Kondo
  7. Cooling-Off Day – Alfian Sa’at
  8. This Sacred Moment: Becoming Holy Right Where You Are – Albert Haase
  9. God’s Love Letters to You – Dr Larry Crabb 
  10. Paper Towns – John Green
  11. Every Bush is Burning – Brandon Clements 
  12. Saint Anything – Sarah Dessen
  13. The Resident Tourist, Vol. 1 – Troy Chin
  14. The Resident Tourist, Vol. 2 – Troy Chin
  15. Gone Case: A Graphic Novel, Book 1 – Story by Dave Chua; Art by Koh Hong Teng
  16. Gone Case: A Graphic Novel, Book 2 – Story by Dave Chua; Art by Koh Hong Teng
  17. “Make Good Art” Speech – Neil Gaiman (Graphic Art by Chip Kidd)
  18. The Arrival – Shaun Tan
  19. Honest to God: Wrestling Your Way to Intimacy With the Creator – Charlie W. Starr ♣
  20. Looking for Alaska – John Green
  21. Eleanor & Park – Rainbow Rowell
  22. All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr
  23. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality – Peter & Geri Scazzero

2014:

  1. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis 
  2. Prince Caspian – C.S. Lewis 
  3. Crossing Distance – Mei Ching Tan
  4. Chasing Daylight- Erwin McManus ♣
  5. Model Citizens: a play by Haresh Sharma
  6. invisibility 市中隐者 – Quah Sy Ren, translated by Sim Pern Yiau
  7. Because of Mama & Poh Poh – Yeo Lai Cheng
  8. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian – Sherman Alexie
  9. The 5th Horseman – James Patterson
  10. The Wednesday Letters – Jason F. Wright ♣
  11. Divergent – Veronica Roth
  12. My Heart, Christ’s Home – Robert Boyd Munger ♣
  13. Faithful to the End: The Message of Daniel for Life in the Real World – Gordon Wong
  14. Tozer on Worship and Entertainment – A.W. Tozer 
  15. Passages: Stories of Unspoken Journeys – edited by Yong Shu Hoong
  16. Grammar Snobs are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite – June Casagrande
  17. Inspirations – Paulo Coehlo
  18. Where’d You Go, Bernadette? – Maria Semple 
  19. The Charming Quirks of Others – Alexander McCall Smith
  20. My Name is Memory – Ann Brashares
  21. Say What You Will – Cammie McGovern
  22. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler
  23. The Beginning of Everything: Everyone Gets a Tragedy – Robyn Schneider
  24. The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman
  25. A Corner of White – Jaclyn Moriarty

2013:

  1. If on a winter’s night a traveler – Italo Calvino
  2. Awareness – Anthony de Mello
  3. The Moon and More – Sarah Dessen
  4. And the Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseini
  5. Big Girl Small – Rachel Dewoskin
  6. The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World – Sophia Dembling

summer reading (2012):

  1. Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins
  2. Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins
  3. The Glass Castle – Jeannette Walls
  4. The Kite Runner – Khaleid Hosseini
  5. A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaleid Hosseini
  6. The Art of Fielding – Chad Harbach
  7. Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit – Francis Chan
  8. How to Be Good – Nick Hornby
  9. The Horse and His Boy – C.S. Lewis
  10. Prince Caspian – C.S. Lewis
  11. Disciple: Getting Your Identity From Jesus – Bill Clem

pre-summer-2009:

  1. Imagine: a vision for Christians in the arts – Steve Turner
  2. Holy Discontent – Bill Hybels
  3. Dating Delilah – Judah Smith
  4. Strangely Warmed – Methodist Church of Singapore (TRAC)
  5. I, Daniel – Gordon Wong
  6. Simplicity – Mark Salomon
  7. Blink – Malcolm Gladwell
  8. Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez, An Autobiography – Richard Rodriguez
  9. Holler If You Hear Me – Gregory Michie
  10. Ain’t No Makin’ It: Aspirations and Attainment in a Low-Income Neighborhood – Jay McLeod
  11. Unraveling the “Model Minority” Stereotype: Listening to Asian American Youth – S.J. Lee
  12. Stumbling on Happiness – Daniel Gilbert
  13. In Schools We Trust – Deborah Meier
  14. Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities – Amanda E. Lewis
  15. Bad Boys: Public Schools in the Making of Black Masculinity – Anne Arnett Ferguson
  16. The Power of Love: Earthly Pain and Heavenly Provision in the Book of Ruth – Gordon Wong
  17. Humility – Andrew Murray
  18. Crazy Love – Francis Chan
  19. God, Why? Habakkuk’s Struggle with Faith in a World Out of Control – Gordon Wong
  20. Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache – Keith H. Basso
  21. O, Pioneers! – Willa Cather
  22. The Madonna of 115th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, 1880-1950 – Robert A. Orsi
  23. Twilight–Los Angeles, 1992: On the Road: A Search for American Character – Anna Deavere Smith
  24. The Tortilla Curtain – T.C. Boyle
  25. The end of overeating: Taking control of the insatiable American Appetite – David A. Kessler
  26. The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect – Bill Kovach & Tom Rosenstiel
  27. Fear and Trembling – Amélie Nothomb
  28. Fearless: Building A Faith That Overcomes Your Fear – Cheri Fuller
  29. Break Through: How to Experience God’s Presence When You Need It Most – Tommy Walker
  30. From Darkness to Glorious Light: The amazing true story of a Myanmese spirit worshipper turned evangelist – Tam Ki with Lim Min
  31. Book of Acts – Luke
  32. Galatians – The Apostle Paul
  33. Ephesians – The Apostle Paul
  34. Philippians – The Apostle Paul
  35. Colossians – The Apostle Paul
  36. the scent of water: grace for every kind of broken – naomi zacharias
  37. Revolution in World Missions – K.P. Yohannan
  38. Words in the Dust – Trent Reedy
  39. Note To Self – Joe Thorn
  40. Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison
  41. Crow – Barbara Wright
  42. The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
  43. Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins
  44. The House on Mango Street – Sandra Cisneros
  45. Killing for Coal: America’s Deadliest Labor War – Thomas G. Andrews
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