Oikonomics by Mike BreenOikonomics by Mike Breen

Breen writes about  reordering our priorities to put Christ in the center, investing the different kinds of capital (financial, physical, intellectual, relational and spiritual) in our lives to grow closer to God. It’s a quick and enjoyable read that will really help you reassess how you spend your time, money and energy.

 Cooking for Geeks by Jeff PotterCooking for Geeks by Jeff Potter

Potter writes a great book full of discussions on the science of cooking, the chemistry of cooking at different temperatures to just what makes a marinade do its job. He also includes a variety of recipes to help illustrate the science he is discussing. Anyone interested in the science in the kitchen should make sure to give this a read!


This digital and print magazine is an excellent publication, featuring all kinds of well-written and brave articles on subjects from God and life to current events and culture. Bold and challenging, it speaks truth and wisdom into our hurting and broken world (and church).

More With Less CookbookMore With Less Cookbook

This Mennonite cookbook is an excellent collection of “recipes and suggestions…on how to eat better and consume less of the world’s limited food resources,” collected from primarily missionaries all around the world. The recipes teach simple recipes from all sorts of ethnic cuisines that emphasize complete health and nutrition and cheap, widely available ingredients with minimal waste. This cookbook taught my mother so much that she passed on to me. It has taught me a lot about preparing whole foods in a processed food world!


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