Justin B. Fung

Tag: 9/11

God at work: $100,000

This past year, I’ve had a front row seat–indeed, I’ve been fortunate to be in the thick of the action–as God’s been at work: in my life, in the lives of those around me, and in The District Church. Here are some examples: God’s been at work through prayer in my small group, where we’ve prayed for […]

Whose side is God on? A outsider’s perspective on American Christianity

Original post: October 22, 2008; repost: March 30, 2010. I don’t tend to react very well when a person claims God for their agenda or their side or their country. As an American citizen, born and raised in Hong Kong, and educated in London, I have somewhat of an outsider’s perspective on the role of […]

I wish we’d listened to George W. Bush …

… when he said, on October 12, 2000: If we are an arrogant nation, they will resent us. If we’re a humble nation, but strong, they’ll welcome us. He was right. In fact, I wish George W. Bush had listened to himself, as Jon Stewart points out in this clip from a few years ago […]

Leonard Cohen's "Democracy"

H/T to Ryan. It’s coming through a hole in the air, from those nights in Tiananmen Square. It’s coming from the feel that this ain’t exactly real, or it’s real, but it ain’t exactly there. From the wars against disorder, from the sirens night and day, from the fires of the homeless, from the ashes […]

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