Author Archives: Jonathan Srock

7 Christmas Character Traits for the Whole Year

It seems everyone loves the Christmas season. I always joked with my congregation that we want a white Christmas but we don’t want to see snow any other time during the year. Whether we allow the world to hijack Christmas … Continue reading

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From Glory to Glory

Even among Christians there are different messages about holiness. Some talk about sin and the flesh putting up a constant battle against the Christian. They say a life seeking holiness will struggle to maintain it. We try but we fail. … Continue reading

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5 Truths About Christmas

One of the greatest things about Christmas is that it highlights the truth in our hearts and lives. It’s hard to get away from the truth when we celebrate Jesus coming into the world to expose the darkness and the … Continue reading

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The Joint Venture

There tends to be a debate among Christians concerning works and faith. I talked about that in a previous post. But there are other questions about how holiness actually happens in our character and deeds. Paul tells us to work … Continue reading

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From Darkness to Light

As we enter the Christmas season I want to focus on a prophecy about Jesus that was true at the moment of incarnation at his birth and also at the beginning of his ministry. One of the greatest images in … Continue reading

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Victory is Possible

I have several friends who don’t like to be told something is impossible. They take it as a personal challenge to do the thing you tell them can’t be done. Of course, this is doing it for themselves. They want … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING “THE GREATEST GIFT SERIES”!

Perfect for the Christmas season, my latest book explores the relationships, culture, and historic event of the birth of Jesus. Explore the biblical world of the first century with characters like Mary, Joseph, King Herod, the Magi, and others. It … Continue reading

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Overjoyed

We’ve been talking about the four pillars of Thanksgiving this month. But the fourth pillar is my personal favorite. The process of thanksgiving, of learning how to be thankful for all things that God does in our lives, begins with … Continue reading

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2 Sides of a Coin

Our perspective is so small compared to God’s. We can only see things a certain way. I can’t tell you how many times my perspective has been expanded by new experiences. Experience is a good teacher. It changes the way … Continue reading

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Act on It

In the month of November we celebrate Thanksgiving. It is my favorite holiday other than Easter. The history of Thanksgiving is grounded in the first settlers arriving in America. But there’s a deeply biblical and faith-filled message that surrounds Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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