Justin B. Fung

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The first battle of the day

It comes the very moment you wake up each morning. All your wishes and hopes for the day rush at you like wild animals. And the first job each morning consists simply in shoving them all back; in listening to that other Voice, taking that other point of view, letting that other larger, stronger, quieter […]

How do I know my calling?

[Adapted from yesterday’s message at The District Church: “How Do I Know … My Calling?”] “How do I know?” is one of the most common questions that comes up in counseling, in prayer, in conversations. How do I know what God’s calling me to? How do I know if I’m supposed to be with this […]

Being Single, Part 4: Sex

[Adapted from this past Sunday’s message at The District Church, “Being Single.”] Statistically, most single adults have had sex. Some of you are in relationships where you’re having sex now; others of you have had sex before—maybe it was good, maybe it was terrible; and some of you really wish you could have sex. My hope […]

The risk of love

C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves, 123: Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements; lock it […]

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