Last night, 22-year-old Howard University student Omar Sykes was fatally shot and a friend was assaulted in what looks like an attempted robbery. Apparently, it took place about a half hour after I got home and was already asleep, having tuned out the fireworks that were happening in the back alley. (See news reports here, here, […]
After the busiest month in recent memory—including Lazarus Sunday, preaching two weeks in a row, Easter weekend, leading worship, performing at a coffee shop, and more—I was given most of the week off from church duties. So I didn’t have to lead any of our Leadership Community’s organizing training, nor did I really have to […]
Hey friends, Sorry for being incommunicado the last month—as I alluded to in my last email, things began getting a little busy with the addition of my ONE job; and they really didn’t let up in March. Here’s a quick update on both fronts: ONE: we were aiming to have 250 signups for our Lazarus Sunday […]
Love your neighbor as yourself: Thanks to @NevineZaki for posting.
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 […]