Author Archives: Jonna Hawker Turek

About Jonna Hawker Turek

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

Who influences you?

The best way to resist the lure into darkness is to stay as near as possible to the trustworthy, all-knowing, all-powerful, all-loving Influencer, Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and His precious Word. Continue reading

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What am I doing here?

Occasionally you will hear an elderly person lament that they don’t know why they are still alive because they no longer feel needed or valuable. However, if anyone is a Christian, one of God’s people, they can be absolutely certain that God has a good reason to keep them right where they are. Continue reading

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The End is Near!!!

Don’t waste your time on useless work, mere busywork, the barren pursuits of darkness. Expose these things for the sham they are. It’s a scandal when people waste their lives on things they must do in the darkness where no one will see. Rip the cover off those frauds and see how attractive they look in the light of Christ. Continue reading

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Where is the joy?

Giving thanks to God for His every gift, even the seemingly insignificant ones, can bring your elusive joy closer. Continue reading

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Pray for Whom? Seriously?

What a quiet and peaceable life we would live if every leader, everyone in authority, were saved and lived in godliness and reverence. Continue reading

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“Fear Not!” It bears repeating

Fear is a powerful weapon of the enemy; instilling fear in your opponent causes confusion, discouragement, and saps his will to resist. Continue reading

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Well-seasoned witness

Christians are to be a sweet-smelling aroma, well pleasing to God (Philippians 4:18). Hostile, aggressive social media comments stink and, like a dish over-seasoned with conflicting spices, they produce a bitter aftertaste. Continue reading

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We are in this together

Living in a hostile culture where the majority of those in influence tend to ignore, mock, or actively despise the Gospel can make Christians feel isolated and insecure. We may be hesitant to speak openly about our faith for fear of derision or reprisal. Continue reading

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Keeping your balance

When I keep my eyes, my heart, and my mind centered on our unchanging God and His rock solid Word, I stop wobbling and find peace in the midst of the storm. Continue reading

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Give me patience, right now!

A year may seem like too long to wait, but if God hadn’t stepped in, I’d still be a year older and still unhappy with my body. It seems that my weight problem was actually a wait problem. Continue reading

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