Justin B. Fung

Tag: relationships

How Do I Know? Relationships Edition #2

[Part 2 of the blog adaptation from yesterday’s message at The District Church: “How Do I Know? Relationships Edition.” Read part 1 here.] How do I know whom and how to date? Our city has one of the highest percentages of single people in the country; and our church is about two-thirds single. Before you read this, you […]

How Do I Know? Relationships Edition #1

[Part 1 of the blog adaptation from yesterday’s message at The District Church: “How Do I Know? Relationships Edition.” Read part 2 here.] How do I know whom to spend time with? We all face the same conundrum: what do we do with our limited time and energy? How do we choose where and with whom to […]

The biblical doctrine of headship

Old Testament professor and living legend, John Goldingay combines wit and exegesis to deliver a biblical understanding of headship: The passage [Ephesians 5:21-33] makes it absolutely clear that a biblical doctrine of headship exists, and it makes it clear what that doctrine is. Men have the unquestionable right and responsibility to let themselves be crucified […]

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 […]

The Christian life

I love this. there is far more to this Christian life than getting it right. There is living it right. Learning the truth of God, the gospel, the scriptures involves understanding words, concepts, history. But living it means working through a world of deception, of doubt and suffering, a world of rejections and betrayal and […]

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