Author Archives: Jonathan Srock

What I’m Writing

I’m excited to be involved in several writing projects right now. I really enjoyed writing when I’m not preparing sermons and Bible studies. From time to time I’ll talk about the kinds of writing projects are doing. Many of them … Continue reading

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Facing Rejection

We are all social creatures. Everyone wants to be part of the group, or at least have a few friends. And that’s the danger of sharing your faith with your friends and family. What if they reject you? After all, … Continue reading

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Turn or Burn

We are all familiar with the man on the corner of the street with a sign, “turn or burn!” Most Christians are uncomfortable with the image and the message. But then we think, “At least that guy’s out there showing … Continue reading

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Confident to Witness

I’ve met many Christians over the years who have hang-ups about witnessing. It doesn’t help when you see someone on the street with “Turn or Burn” signs. There are many ways to evangelize and confrontational styles are one of them. … Continue reading

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Faith in a Box

There are some interesting movements that have been around now for a while. These movements have been called by several different names such as the Word of Faith movement, Name It Claim It, and generally, the hyper-faith movements. I have … Continue reading

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Karma…in the Bible?

When people read some of the Proverbs of the Old Testament, they gather that this principle is considered Karma, part of the doctrine of reincarnation. Whether or not these people prescribe a pluralistic view that every religion contains a kernel … Continue reading

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Penny for Your Faith

I would like to think through a few popular theologies swimming around in Christian space. I have always been disturbed by these theologies for good, biblical reasons. But I am not one for dogmatically declaring them complete heresies. I do … Continue reading

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A New Way of Seeing the End

In my classes at seminary and at church, I am constantly dealing this semester with the ideas of the end times, what is called Eschatology (the last things). Some people have long, drawn out plans of what happens in the … Continue reading

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