Justin B. Fung

Tag: racism

#BlackLivesMatter is a gospel issue

At The District Church, we’ve just started a series entitled “A Call for Racial Reconciliation.” Matthew kicked us off powerfully this past Sunday by talking about “Why Race Matters to God,” and included the unqualified statement that “Black Lives Matter is a gospel issue.” You can listen to that here.

How John Lewis ended up at our screening of Selma, a.k.a. A Go(o)d Step

    I was standing by the entrance of the cinema when I recognized him — John Lewis, long-serving congressman from Georgia, civil rights champion, and personal hero. I was at the theater because The District Church was hosting an advance screening of the new movie, Selma, together with two other churches — Restoration Arlington and The […]

Last night

Grateful for my District Church community and the ways we’re growing together. And I believe we’re just getting started. There’s more to come. A few @districtchurch folks gathered last night to listen, learn, share, laugh, mourn, and pray. Encouraged. #ManyColorsOneChurch — Justin Fung (@justinfung) December 5, 2014

The District Church’s response to Ferguson

I wanted to share with you that this afternoon, The District Church pastoral team issued the following response to recent events in Ferguson, Mo., and the issues it has brought to the surface. You can read it on Facebook here. — Dear District Church family, This past week, we have spent much time praying and talking together […]

Ferguson, a broken world, and the authority of Jesus

On Sunday, I preached from Luke 4:31-44 on Jesus’ authority and healing. Last night, the grand jury returned a decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. I’m still processing and praying through this, still figuring out how I’m supposed to respond. I didn’t write my message or preach with […]

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