Justin B. Fung

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Mark Labberton – Voice & Touch

We had the privilege of hearing from Fuller Seminary president Mark Labberton this past Sunday, as he shared from Matthew 7:24-8:13 about “Voice & Touch” and what it means to live lives of integrity. Here’s the video from our third service: Mark Labberton – Voice & Touch from The District Church on Vimeo. And for […]

My thoughts on the Chick-fil-A situation …

Now, I love Chick-fil-A’s service, hospitality and college scholarship program; the Spicy Chicken Deluxe and Chick-fil-A sauce are favorites; and I appreciate their mission–“To glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to us. To have a positive influence on all who come in contact with Chick-fil-A”–which includes keeping the sabbath and […]

Matthew 18 and Church Discipline

Great post over at Slacktivist on Matthew 18 and church discipline–“Jesus did not shun tax-collectors”, articulating the thoughts I’ve had every time I’ve read that passage. If this passage describes “church discipline,” then it doesn’t mean “church” the way we mean that word, and it doesn’t mean “discipline” the way we mean it either. And […]

Good Friday

Original post: April 10, 2009; repost: April 2, 2010–Good Friday. How could anything so tragic be good? [From Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, 2004.] And the account from Matthew’s Gospel (27:27-54): Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the governor’s headquarters, and they gathered the whole cohort around him. They stripped […]

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