Justin B. Fung

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Just launched: Learning to Live

It feels like long-established tradition to apologize for the gap in communications. My mom used to check in on me if I hadn’t blogged in more than two weeks — to see if I was okay! (She’s done that less and less as my blogging breaks have gotten longer and longer!) As always, my hope is […]

Finding God in Disappointment

[Adapted from Sunday’s sermon at The District Church, “Finding God in Disappointment.”] Have you ever been disappointed? Have you ever experienced disappointment in your life with any of the following: something you bought, some event you attended, some movie you watched; some job that wasn’t all you thought it was going to be, some degree […]

What happened to January?!

A strange thing happened. I turned around and it was like January had disappeared! If you’re like me, you’re wondering how we found ourselves in the second month of the year already. So here are some highlights of what’s happened in the last couple months, and a short reflection on what God’s been doing so far […]

A prayer for Paris

… and for Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Burundi, Yemen, Pakistan, and Palestine — who have also endured evil, violence, and loss of life this week. From Psalm 10, a prayer of deliverance from enemies: 1    Why, O LORD, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? 2 In […]

Being and Doing

Been reading a lot on the relationship between being and doing. Naturally, this was the passage that showed up in today’s devotional: Matthew 7:13-23 (from The Message). Don’t look for shortcuts to God. The market is flooded with surefire, easygoing formulas for a successful life that can be practiced in your spare time. Don’t fall for […]

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