Justin B. Fung

Tag: trouble

God is good: the comfort of goodness

[Adapted from Sunday’s message at The District Church: “Trusting in the Goodness of God.” Part 2; part 1 here.] Nahum 1:7 says: The LORD is good, a stronghold in a day of trouble; he protects those who take refuge in him. God is good, and the Bible makes it clear that to those who are […]

Guest Post: A Good Kind of Uncomfortable

My friend Jason’s started up a new site called Jabberbox, and I wrote a post for it entitled “A Good Kind of Uncomfortable,” about my experience with urban Young Life kids. Here’s an excerpt: That night last week, God broke my heart for those kids: for Delonta, Antoine, Jamal, Will, ‘Twaan, and D. Because now […]

Summing up my life with a painting

[Click to enlarge] A few weeks ago, I went to the National Gallery. And while I was there, I came across Thomas Cole, a British-born American painter, and his four-piece series, “The Voyage of Life,” which really spoke to me. In particular, the third painting, depicting “Manhood,” and its accompanying explanation: Storm and cloud enshroud […]

"It means getting in trouble"

I’ll update more in full from the Sojourners Mobilization to End Poverty Conference (M2EP) when I have more time (and I’m more rested), but for now, here’s this awesome little tidbit. On Sunday night, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) gave the message at Shiloh Baptist Church, encouraging us to stand up for what we knew was […]

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