Joanne Jung

Undying Love: My Eulogy for Dad

By Joanne Jung May. 21, 2013 10:15 a.m. Marriage and Family

After being unresponsive for two days, my dad was escorted into the presence of his Savior on Saturday May 4, 2013 at 2 AM. Family and friends gathered to celebrate his life last Friday. I shared these words:

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An Ancient Word for "Righteousness"

By Joanne Jung Apr. 2, 2013 5:48 p.m. Theology

Something to ponder about an ancient Chinese word...

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Under the Banyan with Bunyan, on Hell

By Joanne Jung Jan. 24, 2013 4:59 p.m. Theology, Historical Theology, Spiritual Formation

Hell. I don't think about this subject often, so you can imagine my surprise when I found such moving thoughts on hell from an author I regard: John Bunyan. 

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Jesus? At Disneyland?

By Joanne Jung Jan. 4, 2013 1:36 p.m. Culture, New Testament

Disneyland's Candlelight Processional on Main Street U.S.A. was surprisingly focused on Christ. Beautifully performed musical selections were interspersed between the readings based on the biblical narrative of Jesus’ birth, life, and death. Yes, his birth, life, and death. Disappointed that Jesus’ resurrection was not explicitly mentioned (Maybe next year, Disneyland), but pleasantly surprised by any mention of Jesus’ life beyond his birth. Many moments were just plain worshipful. Part of that worship was seeing the biblical narrative heard by thousands each night.

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Building a Better Small Group

By Joanne Jung Jul. 18, 2012 12:03 p.m. Historical Theology, Church Life, Ministry and Leadership, Spiritual Formation

My article, "Building a Better Small Group," was just posted by The Gospel Coalition. 

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A simple Good Friday blog

By Joanne Jung Apr. 6, 2012 12:30 p.m. Theology, Biblical Exposition, Church Life, New Testament, Spiritual Formation

It's Good Friday, just after noon.

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Praying without Pitfalls

By Joanne Jung Mar. 21, 2012 11:18 a.m. Theology, Church Life, Marriage and Family, Ministry and Leadership, Spiritual Formation

This post is written for and dedicated to those who desire a deeper communion with God through prayer and who struggle with distractions, distortions, or disillusionment.

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