Justin B. Fung

Tag: injustice

Last night

Grateful for my District Church community and the ways we’re growing together. And I believe we’re just getting started. There’s more to come. A few @districtchurch folks gathered last night to listen, learn, share, laugh, mourn, and pray. Encouraged. #ManyColorsOneChurch — Justin Fung (@justinfung) December 5, 2014

The gospel is courageous

Archbishop Oscar Romero; April 16, 1978: A church that doesn’t provoke any crises, a gospel that doesn’t unsettle, a word of God that doesn’t get under anyone’s skin, a word of God that doesn’t touch the real sin of the society in which it is being proclaimed — what gospel is that? Very nice, pious […]

Ferguson, a broken world, and the authority of Jesus

On Sunday, I preached from Luke 4:31-44 on Jesus’ authority and healing. Last night, the grand jury returned a decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. I’m still processing and praying through this, still figuring out how I’m supposed to respond. I didn’t write my message or preach with […]

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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