Author Archives: Jonna Hawker Turek

About Jonna Hawker Turek

I write Christian fiction under my maiden name, J.B. Hawker.

It’s time to get serious. Seriously.

It is time for each believer to don the armor of God and step into the field of combat. Continue reading

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Shame, shame

The Bible tells us that we are all guilty of sin. 23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,  Romans 3:23 (NIV) The dictionary tells us these definitions: GUILT – noun The fact or state of having … Continue reading

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In remembrance…

We are approaching our most important national holiday in a unique climate this year. At a time when every monument and memorial is being challenged, it seems appropriate to consider the reasons why people establish special celebrations and monuments to … Continue reading

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Fear not

 “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” ~ Isaiah 41:10 We’ve faced incredible challenges … Continue reading

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What the world needs now…

“Is love, sweet love.” Christianity, as we are frequently reminded by our pastors and teachers, is a relationship, not a religion. Every believer is accountable to Christ for their relationship with Him; for the depth of our love for Him. … Continue reading

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Beauty for Ashes

To console those who mourn in Zion, To give them beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; That they may be called trees of righteousness, The planting of the … Continue reading

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The Weight of Cares

Much of our world today is in turmoil. Coming on the heels of the pandemic, many of us are feeling depressed. We are weighed down with worries and fears for the future. When reading the news and thinking of the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day inspiration

Memorial Day commemorates those who died while in the military service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. These men and women were willing to put themselves in harm’s way to defend … Continue reading

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We all wear masks

Although there is controversy about their efficacy, most people these days are trying to go along with whatever local advice they are getting and masks are becoming a common fashion accessory. At one time, people wore masks for one of … Continue reading

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Are we being punished?

Pandemic, earthquakes, tornadoes, and now murder hornets… what is God trying to tell us? An age-old question Christians are often challenged with is, “If God is all-powerful and all-loving, how can He inflict bad things on His people?” This is … Continue reading

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