Justin B. Fung

Tag: singleness

Closing thoughts of an almost-no-longer-single pastor

4 days. Four more days of singleness. It’s a strange thing to consider — almost 32 years behind me as a single guy, with musings about relationships and romantic interests and sermons on singleness; a lifetime ahead of me as a married man, with a whole host of new joys and challenges. My counselor told me once: Change […]

Being Single, Part 5

Being married is a gift, a viable, biblical way of living, if submitted to the lordship of Jesus Christ. Being single is also a gift, a viable, biblical way of living, if submitted to the lordship of Jesus Christ. This doesn’t mean it will be easy, it doesn’t mean that there won’t be challenges, or […]

Being Single, Part 4: Sex

[Adapted from this past Sunday’s message at The District Church, “Being Single.”] Statistically, most single adults have had sex. Some of you are in relationships where you’re having sex now; others of you have had sex before—maybe it was good, maybe it was terrible; and some of you really wish you could have sex. My hope […]

Being Single, Part 3: Not a Terminal Disease

[Adapted from this past Sunday’s message at The District Church, “Being Single.”] Public Service Announcement: Singleness is not a terminal disease. It can be real hard; it can be real lonely; it has its challenges. And the church has too often elevated marriage and romantic relationships far above where they were meant to be, and this […]

Being Single, Part 2: Not a Waiting Room

[Adapted from this past Sunday’s message at The District Church, “Being Single.”] Have you ever been told any of the following? “Singleness is a time God gives you to focus on him.” “If you are in the right place with God, it will happen.” “You’ll meet the one when you give it up to God.” These […]

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