Justin B. Fung

Tag: advent

Why Christmas is good news

[Adapted from yesterday’s message at The District Church, “Savior, Messiah, and Lord.”] I think Luke 2:10-12 captures the message of Christmas pretty perfectly: Do not be afraid, for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who […]

A God whose timing is not my timing

Advent is a season of waiting, of anticipating, of expecting. It’s a time when we prepare ourselves to celebrate the first coming of Jesus and acknowledge in our hearts the desire to see the second coming, when all will be set right, when every tear will be wiped away, when there will be no more […]

What do you think you’re waiting for?

[Part 2  | Read Part 1] What we think we’re waiting for is probably nowhere near as good as what God is actually going to give us. The people of Israel were ready for a Messiah; they were desperate for a Savior; they were crying out for a Liberator: one, like David, who would establish […]

Waiting: what nobody likes but everybody does

[Part 1 | Read Part 2] If you were to take a poll of the least popular things to do, waiting would probably be near the top, wouldn’t it? It’s probably one of the few things that nobody likes but everybody does. Because if you think about it, we’re always waiting for something, aren’t we? Waiting […]

My First Sermon

Previously on “Justin @The District Church” Washington, DC: Chapter 2 (October 11, 2010) Beginning November (and the Leadership Residency) (November 1, 2010) Why The District Church? (November 18, 2010) Dear friends, Well, I did it: this past Sunday, I tried something new … I preached for the first time ever! I gave the second message […]

Back to top