Justin B. Fung

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An important book for our generation

Just finished my friend Eugene Cho’s new book, Overrated: Are we more in love with the idea of changing the world than actually changing the world?, and I’m so thankful for his words. Notably: I fear that we might be more in love with the idea of changing the world than actually changing the world. I fear that we might […]

The vision of The District Church

Aaron preached this Sunday on the vision of The District Church, and it was for me both a great reminder of what God’s already done (and what we are thankful for) and an inspiring look forward to what we feel like God is leading us into. Some quotable quotes (my paraphrase, in some cases): Vision […]

Who is my neighbor (and why should I care)?

[Adapted from yesterday’s message at The District Church: “Who is My Neighbor (and Why Should I Care)?”] What do you think of when you hear the word ‘neighbor’? Mr. Rogers? The folks on Sesame Street? Wilson from Home Improvement? Or Mr. Wilson from Dennis the Menace? The Australian soap opera I grew up watching in […]

When someone is shot on your block

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, […]

Gordon Cosby (1918-2013)

Gordon Cosby, founder of Church of the Savior, a church which began in our DC neighborhood in the 1940s, passed away yesterday morning. Four years ago, just before I moved to DC, Church of the Savior was featured in a Washington Post article as its time as a church came to a close–“Activist D.C. Church […]

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