Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Dr. Quincy Brown
Tuesday August 01, 2023
Quincy Brown says when we like Jacob get stuck at a crossing, wrestling with what used to be, it isn’t easy to see what might be. We’re stuck in the dirt and mud of our Jabbok, desperately holding on to any hope of a blessing or relief to our struggle. But a new day is dawning, and there is a blessing for you.
Tuesday March 01, 2022
As we begin our Lenten journey this year, Dr. Quincy Brown calls us to live in wilderness, to sit in the unpredictable presence of God to listen and pay attention.
Tuesday June 15, 2021
Dr. Quincy Brown says the good news of this gospel story is that Jesus tells the disciples to cross to the other side of the late, meaning that he will be present with them - and us - when we are crossing over the obstacles, problems, and uncertain situations in our lives.
Tuesday July 28, 2015
Quincy Brown says desert wilderness, where we confront our deepest hungers and fears, can take many forms in our lives, yet with every wilderness experience--as Israel would discover--there is the possibility of finding the Promised Land.
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Thursday December 22, 2016
Failure is a powerful word. It carries a negative connotation. Nobody wants to fail. It’s so powerful that many of us don’t like to admit that there are times that we succumb to the “I can’t do anything right” syndrome. It’s abrupt and scary. Failure is a label that’s placed on us that can forever debilitate us, making us feel that we will never measure up (again).
Tuesday December 06, 2016
Are you ready for Christmas? From the entire list checking rituals that we all do, Christmas can be a difficult time of year. For instance, when the movies industry, department stores, and restaurants make a full court press in marketing Christmas on November 1, and virtually skipping over Thanksgiving, (and Advent) it only adds more things to our list. With all of these things added to my list, there are times when I feel like Charlie Brown and I just don’t understand Christmas at all.
Wednesday September 07, 2016
A few years ago I attended a church conference, and since this was my first time, I didn’t know what to expect. I was apprehensive and already wondering how long I was going to be able to keep my mind from wandering. At exactly 8:30 am the keynote speaker began his talk. A couple of the things that the speaker challenged the group to consider during the conference were two questions: “Who am I?” and “What breaks my heart?”