Author Archives: Jonna Hawker Turek

About Jonna Hawker Turek

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

Advent: What are you waiting for?

The word “Advent” means the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event. Advent season is a time of waiting and preparing ourselves for that arrival. Continue reading

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Holiday Harmony

Our political or social attitudes fade into insignificance when we remember Who is the head of our family and what He has done for us. Continue reading

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Climate change is real

Like ripples in a pond, when we make Christ’s influence felt in our own small sphere, those ripples can join with the efforts of our fellow believers to make a powerful wave. Continue reading

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Everyone’s a critic

Christians are instructed to love our neighbors and even treat our enemies with kindness, so how are we to respond with encouragement and even love to people or social media posts we disagree with? Continue reading

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Cavalry or Calvary?

I’ve learned when I’m struggling and feel like I’m in dire straits, I don’t need to hope for the cavalry to come to my rescue because I’ve already received salvation at Calvary. Continue reading

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Time to power up

The more deeply we study God’s Word, the greater will be our resilience and strength in the face of hardship. Continue reading

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Halloween Revisited, once again.

In today’s post-pandemic world, when all our holiday celebrations are changing and we are encouraged to wear masks every day, perhaps it might be a good time to rethink Halloween. Continue reading

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Know Your Source

It may be hard work to do the necessary research to find out the speaker’s track record for impartial truth, but if we are to be wise it may be necessary. Continue reading

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I hope, I hope, I hope…

Keeping our focus on the blessings to be found in even the most difficult day and upon our joyous eternal hope does make a difference in our own small sphere of influence. Continue reading

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Where is the love?

Love with an agenda isn’t love. Continue reading

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