Justin B. Fung

Tag: growth

You + The District Church = #Winning

What a year! In the last twelve months at The District Church, I’ve: preached the first seven sermons of my life; continued to lead worship regularly; and led a small group that, over the course of three semesters, involved almost 50 people, and saw three new small groups start out of it this fall. But perhaps more gratifying is what’s happened […]

Caterpillar to Butterfly: A Poem

Caterpillar to butterfly without the cocoon Changing, growing, becoming all out in the open for everyone to see Wanting to be hidden in the safety of obscurity I feel like a child jumping around trying to wave my arms so people will see me “This is not who I’ll always be Don’t write me off […]

Time won't leave me as I am

Original post: March 4, 2008; update: January 26, 2010. I like hanging out with God. Just me and him. Like old times. Like when I used to have lots of time to just be. For the last few years, life has become busier and responsibilities have piled up, and I’ve had to learn a new […]

Truth: Us < Life < God

Original post: September 25, 2007; update: January 25, 2010. God spoke to me through my crazy dreams last night. Not so much in an audible booming voice, but more in what he revealed: about relationships, about life struggles, about my wanting to escape, feeling pressured and pursued (not in a good way). I want to […]

Daring to be true

One of the points from this morning’s sermon, taken from Galatians 4:8-20, was that one of the pastor’s responsibilities is to tell the truth, even if it is hard to accept. That is integrity. To speak the truth in love (Eph. 4:15). The challenge was this: what do we do when we are faced with […]

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