Justin B. Fung

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Your invitation to Easter Weekend

In case you’re looking for a place to celebrate Easter in DC this weekend, know that there’s a standing offer to join us at The District Church. Tomorrow, April 3rd, we’ll commemorate Good Friday: in Columbia Heights at Next Step Public Charter School (3047 15th St NW) at 6pm and 7:30pm; on the East Side […]

It is finished

[Last night, The District Church’s East Side campus marked Good Friday at a joint service with The Table Church and Douglas Memorial United Methodist Church. We explored the Seven Last Words of Jesus, and this was my contribution to “It is Finished.”] It is finished. Three words in English, but one word in the New Testament: tetelestai […]

How can Good Friday be good?

[Last year’s Good Friday homily, preached on March 29, 2013.] Good Friday. Good Friday. Good Friday. How could anything like this be good? He was an innocent man. Even the criminal said of him, “This man has done nothing wrong.” An innocent man. No, more than that: the best of men. The most human of […]

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 […]

Easter’s coming

Come join us to celebrate the greatest weekend in history. – Good Friday, 7pm, at Next Step Public Charter School (3047 15th St NW). – Easter Sunday, 10:30am, at Columbia Heights Educational Campus (3101 16th St NW). It’s gonna be a blast.

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