Justin B. Fung

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How John Lewis ended up at our screening of Selma, a.k.a. A Go(o)d Step

    I was standing by the entrance of the cinema when I recognized him — John Lewis, long-serving congressman from Georgia, civil rights champion, and personal hero. I was at the theater because The District Church was hosting an advance screening of the new movie, Selma, together with two other churches — Restoration Arlington and The […]

J.R.R. Tolkien on the purpose of life

J.R.R. Tolkien, Myth, Morality, and Religion: The chief purpose of life, for any of us, is to increase according to our capacity our knowledge of God by all means we have, and to be moved by it to praise and thanks. (Thanks to Joshua Dubois’ The President’s Devotional.)

Seeking silence

“After the earthquake came fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper. When Elijah heard it, he pulled his cloak over his face and went out and stood at the mouth of the cave.” (1 Kings 19:12) You, O Lord, are the subtle inspiration hidden in […]

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