Justin B. Fung

Tag: marriage

Dealing with differences in relationships

A couple weeks ago, at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church in the Bay Area, John Ortberg and clinical psychologist Rick Blackmon sat down to have a conversation about relationships¬†— marriage in particular. I found it immensely helpful, not just for marriage but for relationships in general. Pastoring in a church that’s over 70 percent single means […]

Questions about Christianity

I’ve always been a firm believer that with faith, not all of the questions can yet be answered. I’ve also always believed that a faith that can’t withstand questions isn’t much of a faith at all. So I’m excited that Rich Mouw, president of Fuller Theological Seminary, made a stop at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church […]

My Valentine’s Day History, a.k.a. A Few Thoughts on Love

For some, Valentine’s Day is a day to treasure, a day to celebrate, a day to spend time and money on a loved one. For others, Valentine’s Day is a day to forget, a day to despise, “Singles Awareness Day.” For me, how I reacted to Valentine’s Day used to depend on my relationship status: […]

Now I just need to find someone who'll settle for me …

A study was conducted on the role physical attractiveness has on marriage: Physical appearance plays a crucial role in shaping new relationships, but does it continue to affect established relationships, such as marriage? In the current study, the authors examined how observer ratings of each spouse’s facial attractiveness and the difference between those ratings were […]

How to get Rafa Nadal to smile

By proposing to him, apparently. Thanks to Yahoo! Sports for the news: During the world No. 2’s second round match at the Aussie Open a woman in the stands yelled, “Hey, Nadal, will you marry me?”, much to the delight of others in the crowd and the Eurosport announcers broadcasting the match. At first Nadal […]

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