Justin B. Fung

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Fuller Seminary, Jim Wallis, and me

This week’s SEMI (Fuller’s student publication) features an interview with my boss, Jim Wallis, and an article by me telling some of the story of how I ended up at Sojourners. For those of you at Fuller, pick up a copy and let me know your thoughts! And if you’re not in Pasadena, drop me […]

The Obama Budget 2011

Jim Wallis says that budgets are moral documents, and that how we spend our money shows what our values are. Introduced today, President Obama’s $3.83 trillion budget treads a delicate balance between trying to get the economy going again and trying to bring down the massive inherited budget deficit.* Anyway, the budget for FY 2011 […]

God loves the poor; do we?

Original post: March 7, 2008; update: January 27, 2010. It’s certainly interesting to look back on the journey that I’ve been on over the last couple years. It so happens that I’ve been reading Jim Wallis’s The Great Awakening at the same time as I’ve started going through Isaiah, and at the same time, God […]

Links of the Day, January 4

Welcome to 2010! (Here’s Jon Stewart’s review of 2009.) Since there was ZERO net job creation in the US over the last decade, let’s hope the next ten years go a little better, shall we? News France joins the US and the UK in shutting its Yemen embassy. The NY Times offers a fascinating look […]

A letter to President Obama on Afghanistan

President Obama, currently on his Asia trip, says he’s “very close” to making a decision on Afghanistan. Jim Wallis, Sojourners, and other faith leaders drafted this letter, asking for something more creative than just sending more troops and burning more money–we’ve spent eight years and $128 billion in Afghanistan. Sign on if you agree.

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