Justin B. Fung

Tag: books

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 […]

It’s the crucified Jesus who is Lord

But it was our sins that did that to him, that ripped and tore and crushed him — our sins! He took the punishment, and that made us whole. Through his bruises we get healed. – Isaiah 53:5 Jesus is the Lord, but it’s the crucified Jesus who is Lord–precisely because it’s his crucifixion that has […]

9 signs you may be at your limit

I came across this list a couple months ago, when a friend mentioned it in his sermon, and I was hooked. Convicted. Guilty as charged. It made me realize that I had allowed myself to slide back into a life of ‘productive’ busyness, where I tended to react to things rather than thoughtfully respond, and […]

God is not in any particular hurry …

God is not in any particular hurry to get us to the Promised Land. He is much more concerned about the transforming work he is doing in us to prepare for greater responsibilities of freedom living. – Ruth Haley Barton, Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership, 94

Ending poverty, ending violence

Most people don’t live under the shelter of the law, but far from the law’s protection. – United Nations About seven years ago, I first learned about the horrors of human trafficking one Sunday at Ecclesia Hollywood. Nearly 30 million people are currently enslaved. About six years ago, I first read International Justice Mission President […]

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