Justin is a Washington, D.C.-based pastor.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, he lived in London for 8 years and Pasadena, CA for 3 years before relocating to the District in 2009.
He graduated from University College London (Law, 2003), London School of Theology (Theology, Music & Worship, 2006) and Fuller Theological Seminary (Theology and Cross-Cultural Studies, 2009); and he has worked as Policy and Outreach Assistant at Sojourners, Faith Outreach Coordinator for the 2010 congressional campaign of Benjamin Lowe (IL-6), and ONE Sabbath Coordinator for ONE. He was part of the planting team and, for seven years, one of the pastors of The District Church, where he was ordained in November 2011.
Currently, Justin serves as the Pastor of Liturgy and Spiritual Formation at Christ City Church, a plant of The District Church. He also sits on the board of trustees for The Centre on Religion and Global Affairs (US), The Church Lab, and the V3 Church Planting Network, and is a speaker for the Growing Young project.
Justin lives in Washington, DC, with his wife Carolyn and their goldendoodle Asher Russell Rodgers.
For more, see: “Longing for Home”.