Justin B. Fung

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Being Single, Part 2: Not a Waiting Room

[Adapted from this past Sunday’s message at The District Church, “Being Single.”] Have you ever been told any of the following? “Singleness is a time God gives you to focus on him.” “If you are in the right place with God, it will happen.” “You’ll meet the one when you give it up to God.” These […]

Being Single, Part 1: An Apology

[Adapted from this past Sunday’s message at The District Church, “Being Single.”] My friend Eugene Cho joked that it can sometimes seem like single is actually a compound word, made up of two parts: “SIN and GLE.” And Erin Dufault-Hunter, one of my ethics professors at Fuller, said in a class, “Being single in evangelical […]

Questions, answers, and waiting

Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet: “Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not […]

What do you think you’re waiting for?

[Part 2  | Read Part 1] What we think we’re waiting for is probably nowhere near as good as what God is actually going to give us. The people of Israel were ready for a Messiah; they were desperate for a Savior; they were crying out for a Liberator: one, like David, who would establish […]

Waiting: what nobody likes but everybody does

[Part 1 | Read Part 2] If you were to take a poll of the least popular things to do, waiting would probably be near the top, wouldn’t it? It’s probably one of the few things that nobody likes but everybody does. Because if you think about it, we’re always waiting for something, aren’t we? Waiting […]

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