Post Script Archive

Posted by Laura Buffington on February 12, 2016 at 03:23 PM


We’ve been around in the Dayton, Ohio area for 30 years. We’ve gone from being a small group of people meeting in a school to a church of 5,000 people (and counting). And now we think it’s time to go back to school. We’re ready for God to do something new here and we want you in on it. 

We exist to help de-churched...


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Posted by Laura Buffington on February 08, 2016 at 10:33 AM

For the next few months around SouthBrook, we are going to be gearing up to launch our Liberty Campus down the road.  Our first Sunday service will be on Easter in the Lakota East Freshman Building.

In many church traditions, the season between now and Easter is marked by Lent, a 40-ish day season of prayer and fasting to prepare for Easter....


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Posted by Laura Buffington on January 17, 2016 at 11:58 AM

Through this series, we're encouraging everyone to make this a Five on Five season.  

You can download the app or the document here.

You may just go through the material yourself or you might get the most out of going through it with a circle of your favorite people.  

Also, if you're looking for a way to learn and grow in the new year,...


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Posted by Laura Buffington on January 10, 2016 at 02:49 PM

Right in the middle of the Bible is something you might not expect to find: a musical script between two lovers telling each other how awesome they are.  If you've never read The Song of Songs, you might want to check it out.  (Warning: In some ways, it's Not Safe for Work.  It's filled with graphic descriptions of physical beauty and all kinds...


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Posted by Laura Buffington on January 03, 2016 at 08:13 PM

During the week after New Year, many church traditions celebrate the Feast of Epiphany.  It's a way to celebrate the moment the Magi visited Jesus and how God revealed himself to Gentiles.  In some ways, it's also a moment to celebrate any moment when God shows up and something becomes infinitely clearer than it was before.  

The first week of...


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Posted by Laura Buffington on December 20, 2015 at 05:11 PM

From his very first days, Jesus shows us what it's like to move around in a dangerous world in a wise and peace-filled way.  His life is a mix of security and adventure.  He shows us what it means to live with both assurance and faith, with some elements known and some unknown.  

The Christmas season and the start of the year is a great time...


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Posted by Laura Buffington on December 13, 2015 at 06:23 PM

Herod's pursuit of Jesus and his command to kill infants under the age of two is often treated as a minor footnote to the Christmas story.  This makes sense.  It would ruin a lot of Christmas songs to include that note.  It's haunting to have this truth in the backdrop of our grand Christmas celebration. 

But it's vital to understanding the...


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Posted by Laura Buffington on December 06, 2015 at 04:59 PM

This Christmas season, we're facing the tension that is similar to the kind they faced during the birth of Jesus. There's turmoil all around and we're tempted to act out of fear rather than love.  It's the story of our whole lives really: Living in a world that isn't what it's supposed to be, but trying to bring the strength and presence of God...


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Posted by Laura Buffington on November 29, 2015 at 10:25 AM

As we finished our series on Generosity and how God can use dollars to shape us and lead us, here are some ways to practice the 5 S's connected to finances over the next few weeks:

Scripture: Read 2 Corinthians 8-9.  Pay attention to all the ways Generosity moves people to thanksgiving.  Pay attention to how everyone, givers and getters alike,...


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Posted by Laura Buffington on November 22, 2015 at 03:49 PM

If you haven't read the gospel of Luke before, this is a great week for it.  As you heard from Joe this weekend, Luke pays special attention to what it means to live faithfully in shared space with shared resources.  

If you want to just pick a few stories this week, here are some of the highlights:

-Jesus' first day on the job: Luke...


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