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How to Interpret The Prophets

By: Reality SF

As we continue in the Year of Biblical Literacy, we will be providing a few hermeneutic (the art of interpreting the Bible) tools to help you engage with Scripture in your personal reading and also communal settings. This piece written on The Prophets walks through five important and fundamental aspects to The Prophets, which are […]

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Reading the Bible as a Whole

By: Reality SF

As we continue in the Year of Biblical Literacy, we will be providing a few hermeneutic (the art of interpreting the Bible) tools to help you engage with Scripture in your personal reading and also in communal settings. This piece focuses on how to read the Bible as a whole and walks through various ways […]

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Journey Through John Blog Series

By: Reality SF

The disciple John was a masterful storyteller, sharing about Jesus in a way that appealed to the Jewish and Greek audiences of his time. John was able to use the cultural understandings of the day to convey the reality of who Jesus was. But what about our modern context here today? How is Jesus is being made […]

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Redeemed Heart Blog Series

By: Julie Barrios

The following blog series is meant to help guide us in posturing our hearts to invite the Holy Spirit into some of our most shadowed experiences. As followers of Christ we are all called to live a holy life as Christ is holy. Sadly, oftentimes we can focus more on our outward behavior than on […]

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Wisdom for Charity Blog Series

By: Reality SF

Wisdom isn’t selfish. The good life that she enables us to live is one of mercy, sacrifice and generosity, loving our neighbors as ourselves. It is a life of charity, defined as benevolent goodwill toward others. This 5-part blog series, appearing every other Friday beginning on April 11th, will focus on various elements of wisdom as […]

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Sabbath Blog Series

By: Reality SF

One of the best parts of being in school was the summer. As a kid you looked forward to the freedom of summer, the carefree nature of sleeping in as long as you wanted, going to the beach or lake, spending time in the sun, or just being with little to no responsibilities, knowing the […]

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Inviting Jesus Into My Everyday Reality

By: Brenna Esparza

Brenna has lived in San Francisco for 6 years and has been a part of Reality SF since 2010, attending the Alamo Squared (Alamo 2) Community Group. Currently, she lives in the Lower Haight with her husband, Jake, and works as a pediatric ICU nurse at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco. She enjoys […]

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Discovering The Truth Of Jesus

By: Eugene Kim

Eugene is an East Coast native who jumped around various parts of the country before finding his home in San Francisco in 2013. Prior to his arrival in the city, he spent three years with the organization Invisible Children and is now the Warehouse Manager for FiveStars. In his free time, Eugene enjoys fiddling around with photography, playing music, […]

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Strength And Peace In The Presence Of Jesus

By: Laura Richardson

A Bay Area native, Laura now plants her feet in San Francisco and leads a Community Group in the Inner Sunset. Laura has been a part of the RSF community since 2010 and currently manages communications for a healthcare startup. She enjoys cooking with friends, seeking out sunshine, and running in Golden Gate Park. As […]

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Seeing The City in a New Light

By: Natalie So

Natalie So is a Bay Area native who lives in the Mission, where her community group is also based. She is the editor-in-chief of Edition Local and regularly profiles artists and craftspeople in the Bay Area. Alongside, she is a freelance writer, photographer, and art curator. She hopes that this prospering city will continue to […]

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Year of Biblical Literacy

When: 2016

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This year our church is going through something called the Year of Biblical Literacy to engage with the Bible. To learn more and follow along, visit our Year of Biblical Literacy website, bible.realitysf.com

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All Church Prayer

When: Monday, August 8 | Doors at 7PM; Prayer at 7:30PM

Where: Reality SF HQ

Our next All Church Prayer gathering will be on Monday, August 8th, from 7:30PM – 9PM at the Reality SF offices. On a Monday night each month, we hold an All Church Prayer gathering that is open to our whole church. The purpose of these gatherings is to submit the key decisions and desires of our church body, community, and city […]

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No Evening Gathering on Sunday, July 31st

When: Sunday, July 31 | 6:30PM

Where: Dolores Park Church

We will not host an evening gathering at Dolores Park Church on Sunday, July 31st. Reason being, Dolores Park Church will be hosting a vacation Bible school for the youth of their church. If you regularly attend our evening gathering, please plan on attending in the morning at Everett Middle School at 10:30AM on Sunday, […]

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Intro to Community Group Dinner

When: Tuesday, August 16 | 7PM (RSVP Required)

Where: Reality SF HQ

At Reality SF, we consider Community Groups to be the lifeblood of our church. They are neighborhood-based communities that seek to know God and one another while practicing the way of Jesus together. If you are seeking to live your life — with all of its joy and sorrow combined, in a shared experience with others who […]

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Everett Service Day

When: Sat, Aug 6 | 9AM-1PM (Sign up please!)

Where: Everett Middle School

On Saturday, August 6th, we need 75 volunteers to help our teachers at Everett prepare their classrooms for the new school year by moving furniture, cleaning, painting, and decorating. Everett will be receiving 150 new students, as they remain one of the most improved middle schools in the district! This is a great opportunity to […]

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A Story of Poetic Justice

Dave Dealy | Esther 7:1-10; 9:20-23 | 38:32 | 24 July 2016

Dave Dealy concludes our series in the Book of Esther by speaking on God’s remarkable deliverance of the Jews and how it relates to the ways Jesus has delivered us and called us to live.

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A Story of Pride

Dave Dealy | Esther 6 | 40:13 | 17 July 2016

Dave Dealy speaks on the issue of pride and the motivations and desires that lie at the heart of it in Esther 6.

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A Story of Providence

Josh Waidley | Esther 4 | 36:05 | 10 July 2016

Josh Waidley speaks on the magnitude of Esther’s decision to use her power and influence to defend the weak and oppressed in Esther 4. Josh posed these four reflection questions near the end of the sermon: Am I conscious of the ways my decisions affect others? What would it look like to make decisions in the full embrace […]

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A Work in People

Dave Dealy | Esther 1–2:10, 2:16-23 | 51:47 | 03 July 2016

Dave Dealy speaks on how God works in and with Esther and turns her into something great in His story as part of a new series in Esther called, “The Work of God.” The Bible Project video shown during this sermon is accessible here.

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How to Find Meaning & Purpose

Dave Lomas | The Book of Ecclesiastes | 41:51 | 19 June 2016

Dave Lomas speaks on the Book of Ecclesiastes and how it can lead us to the source of true meaning and purpose.

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How Wisdom Leads Us to the Good Life

Mark Sayers | Proverbs 1:1-7 | 46:18 | 12 June 2016

Mark Sayers speaks on the difference between our society’s notion of wisdom and the wisdom presented in the Bible and ultimately in Jesus in Proverbs 1:1-7.

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How to Approach God in Pain & Suffering

Gerry Breshears | The Book of Job | 25:36 | 5 June 2016

Gerry Breshears speaks on Job’s experience with God in the Book of Job, prompting us to consider our own response and engagement with the Lord in times of sorrow and difficulty.

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