You Said It: Your favorite OMF Lit reads from 2012

Posted: January 7, 2013 in Book Monday

Last week, we asked our Facebook and Twitter friends to share with us some of their favourite reads from 2012. While most of them were not published in 2012, we believe our books don’t have an “expiry date” and can bring inspiration, instruction and insight at any time, any place and to anyone. Feel free also to share your favorite 2012 reads in the comments section🙂

Here are some of your picks:

How to Mend a Broken HeartHow to Mend a Broken Heart by Nelson T. Dy

Walk with Nelson T. Dy as he revisits the road of his own romantic heartbreak. Dy gently shares to the heartbroken hope-filled insights from stories of people in the Bible who had themselves trodden the path of heartache. The pain of a broken heart is real. So is the hope for mending it.

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Singels EditionLovestruck Singles Edition by Ronald Molmisa

The best-selling author of Lovestruck and Pass or Fail is back and this time, Ronald Molmisa will have a heart to heart talk with the young and single. Using the same wit, humor and wisdom in a language that young people can relate to, Kuya Ronald discusses relevant topics like “Nanliligaw or Naliligaw?”, “Usapang MU”, “Single and Ready to Mingle” and many more.

Also available in ebook format

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What Good is GodWhat Good is God by Philip Yancey

Best-selling author Philip Yancey has always tried to answer the hardest but most basic questions about the Christian faith. In his latest book, he tackles the practical value of belief in God. His search for the answer to this question took him to some amazing settings around the world: Mumbai, India when the firing started during the terrorist attacks; at the motel where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated; on the Virginia Tech campus soon after the massacre; an AA convention; and even to a conference for women in prostitution.

 

I Kissed Dating GoodbyeI Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua Harris

Joshua Harris’s first book, written when he was only 21, turned the Christian singles scene upside down…and people are still talking. More than 800,000 copies later, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, with its inspiring call to sincere love, real purity, and purposeful singleness, remains the benchmark for books on Christian dating.

 

 

Call to Joy and PainThe Call to Joy and Pain by Adjith Fernando

The Call to Joy and Pain explores the connection between rejoicing and suffering, and shows how our distress draws us nearer to God and makes us more effective in ministry. Widely recognized Christian leader Ajith Fernando expounds on Colossians 1:24–29 and draws on his own experience to demonstrate that pain can be a blessing—both to the individual Christian and church.

 

 

just-do-something-kevin-deyoungJust Do Something by Kevin De Young (imported title)

Pastor and author Kevin DeYoung counsels Christians to settle down, make choices, and do the hard work of seeing those choices through. Too often, he writes, God’s people tinker around with churches, jobs, and relationships, worrying that they haven’t found God’s perfect will for their lives. Or-even worse-they do absolutely nothing, stuck in a frustrated state of paralyzed indecision, waiting…waiting…waiting for clear, direct, unmistakable direction.

 

Love Beyond ReasonLove Beyond Reason by John Ortberg (imported title)

In Love Beyond Reason, John Ortberg reveals the God you’ve longed to encounter: a Father head-over-heels in love with you, his child, and intensely committed to your highest joy. Ortberg takes you to the very core of God’s being to discover a burning, passionate love that gives, and gives, and gives. He explores the life-changing ways this love has expressed itself through Jesus. And he shows how you, like Jesus, can love your mate, your family, your friends, and the world around you with the same practical, transforming love.

 

PrintBack on Track by Ru dela Torre

After getting on the road with God, what does a young person do when the excitement fizzles and he returns to his rebellious ways? This sequel of the bestselling Road Trip focuses on how grace and repentance can help the lost again find his way back to God.

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Hula.Multo_500pxHula, Multo, Faith Healing ATBP by Hiram Pangilinan

Sa expose na ito ng mga common practices ng mga Pilipino, ipinapakita ni Hiram Pangilinan na may mga bagay at gawaing bahagi na ng buhay natin na occultic na pala. Ang gustong ipaalam ng librong ito ay mas malakas at makapangyarihan si Jesus laban sa mga evil spirits na ito. Sa pamamagitan ni Jesus, maari tayong lumaya mula sa kapangyarihan ng occult at evil spirits.

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Wild At HeartWild at Heart by John Eldredge (imported title)

God designed men to be dangerous, says John Eldredge. Simply look at the dreams and desires written in the heart of every boy: To be a hero, to be a warrior, to live a life of adventure and risk. Sadly, most men abandon those dreams and desires-aided by a Christianity that feels like nothing more than pressure to be a “nice guy.” It is no wonder that many men avoid church, and those who go are often passive and bored to death. In this provocative book, Eldredge gives women a look inside the true heart of a man and gives men permission to be what God designed them to be-dangerous, passionate, alive, and free.

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