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Learning to Live (L2L) is a discipleship and spiritual formation curriculum designed for individuals and communities seeking to follow Jesus, making and becoming disciples who are committed to living in the reality of God's kingdom, loving God with heart, mind, soul, and strength, and loving neighbors as themselves. L2L was written within a specific, urban, multicultural, multiethnic, multiclass context (Christ City Church in Washington, DC) but it also has much to offer to any and every Jesus-follower in the twenty-first century.


Justin serves as the Pastor of Leadership & Spiritual Formation at Christ City Church in Washington, DC, where he gets to live out his passion for discipleship and spiritual formation that is evidenced by justice and peace, particularly in multicultural, multiethnic, and multiclass contexts.


He serves as the chair of the board of trustees for the V3 Church Planting Movement, on the Advisory Council for the Fuller Center for Spiritual Formation, and is a member of the DC Mayor's Interfaith Council. He is the author of Learning to Live (2020), a curriculum for cultivating spiritual transformation in multiethnic contexts.

Born and raised in Hong Kong and educated in London and Pasadena, Justin now lives in the Trinidad neighborhood of Washington, DC, with his wife Carolyn and their two kids.

You can find him on Twitter and Instagram at @justinbfung.

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© 2016, 2019 Justin B. Fung

First edition: published Fall 2016; this edition: published Fall 2019.


Unless otherwise stated, Scripture quotations in this publication are from the Common English Bible.

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Scripture quotations from The Message. Copyright © by Eugene H. Peterson 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002. Used by permission of NavPress. All rights reserved. Represented by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

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