Justin B. Fung

Category: personal

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 […]

An unexpected pilgrimage

At the beginning of the year, I started in the Doctor of Ministry program at Fuller Seminary. Last week I was in California to take a class — “Spiritual Formation and Discipleship in the Postmodern World,” with Richard Peace. One of the concepts which stuck with me from class (and there’s much that I’m still unpacking […]

How to Trust God

[Adapted from Sunday’s message at The District Church (Columbia Heights parish): “How to Trust God (or, How to Live in the Kingdom)”, based on Luke 11:37-12:34.] Here’s what I think: in any given situation, you have a choice; and that choice is a matter of trust. The choice is whether you will trust God or […]

Celebrating — and mourning — change

This Sunday, our East Side parish will move its regular service time to 10:30am! It’s an exciting change — one we never had the volunteers, resources, or leadership to be able to pull off before, but one that I’d been hoping and praying for since we planted the parish. So I celebrate that we’re able […]

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