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The Pain of Jesus Being Betrayed

By: Alyssa Strull

Sometimes we forget that Jesus had friends, he ate meals with them, he traveled with them, and they had amazing experiences together. It was these friends in these last days that left him and betrayed him, not once, not twice, but multiple times. Judas for example, decided to disown Jesus in exchange for a payment […]

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Dependency and Trust Through Unbelief

By: Brooke Meyer

On the Mount of Olives in Matthew 24, Jesus tells His disciples that the future will be dark. Natural disasters, famines, and wars will inevitably happen and tension between leaders of nations will be heightened. The people who once were thought to be believers and followers will grow cold in love and stale in belief. Not […]

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Christ’s Passover Entry

By: Julie Barrios

We begin our Passion Week in Matthew 21:1-11. “Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them […]

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Holy Week Blog Series

By: Reality SF

Easter is more than just a Sunday celebration of Jesus’ resurrection. In the week leading up to Sunday, we remember the deity and humanity of Christ and reflect on His character. Each day throughout Holy Week, we will post a blog to help us not only recall Christ’s life but to invite us into the fellowship […]

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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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Why Charity Demands Wisdom

By: Tim Ritter

“Can you spare some change?” We hear this all the time. But how should we respond to panhandlers asking for money? Well, what does the Bible say? How about Old Testament law? “I command you,” says God, “You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land” (Deut 15:11).  […]

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A Perspective on Maturing Through Singleness

By: Noelle Dealy

Being married has shed some light on my single days. While it has not illuminated everything, there are some things I would like to tell my single-self to help bring clarity to that shadowed journey. First off, do not pin all your hopes and dreams on a spouse. While marriage is a sweet time, your […]

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Internal Reflection on Dating

By: Julie Barrios

Since the Dating Lecture, I have been pondering John Mark’s list of dysfunctional ways to date.  I don’t want to be too quick to assume that I do not hold some of these attitudes.  After all, many of our deepest beliefs are ones we are not even conscious of, hashtag emochurch! For my own good […]

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A Fresh Way to Experience Reality

By: Dave Lomas

Hello church, It’s been a long time coming, but we’re excited to announce we’ve created a fantastically new website for you. When our community first began, we still used a flash-based site (remember flash!?) that made it nearly impossible to find even if you Googled it directly. As our church has grown, so has the […]

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Ash Wednesday

By: Josh Waidley

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent and traditionally a day of penitence, reflective confession and repentance. It is a day to look inward with an honest eye and see the ways in which we have strayed from the way of Jesus in our lives. It is a time to gather sins, distractions and […]

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Easter Gathering

When: Apr 20, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Where: San Francisco Opera House

The very first Easter morning began with women running to tell their friends that the tomb of Jesus was empty. They exhorted their friends to come see it for themselves. Bringing others to experience the empty tomb has been a glorious tradition of the church ever since. Celebrating the news that Jesus is risen and […]

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Prayer Nights for Easter

When: Apr 16 & 17, 2014 7:00 PM

Where: Reality HQ

To better prepare our hearts to receive Christ’s message on Easter Sunday and delight in Christ’s resurrection, we will gather together to pray at the RSF Fellowship Hall on Wednesday and Thursday during Holy Week. Wednesday: prayer, communion and meditation on the Deity of Christ Thursday: prayer, communion and meditation on the Humanity of Christ […]

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Good Friday Service

When: Apr 18, 2014 7:00 PM

Where: First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church has invited us to join their Good Friday gathering. We remember the betrayal, rejection, and misjudgment Christ experienced to the point of death on the cross through Good Friday. Through the Gospel, we can say it is “Good” because we know the redeeming power of the cross and the futile power of the grave. […]

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Baptisms

When: May 4, 2014 1:00 PM

Where: Everett Middle School

Baptisms are one of our most celebrated times together as a Church Family. If you are wanting to commit your life to following Jesus, one of your first steps is to be baptized and receive the blessing of a pleased Father. Baptism is the Christian act of immersing a believer under water and then bringing […]

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Intentional Parents Conference

When: May 2, 2014 6:30 PM | May 3, 2014 9:00 AM

Where: Reality HQ

This two day conference is for parents, those who want to be parents, and grandparents. Join Phil & Diane Comer in a journey about raising passionate Jesus-loving children from birth to 21-years-old. Children do not grow up to love Jesus automatically; parents need to intentionally instill that desire into them. Phil & Diane will answer any […]

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Wisdom and the Good Life

Dave Lomas | Proverbs 3:1-26, 32, 22:17-19 | 50:41 | 13 Apr 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on how wisdom is not a path to the good life but the path of wisdom is the good life in Proverbs 3:1-26, 32, 22:17-19.

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The Beginning of Wisdom

Dave Lomas | Proverbs 1:1-7, 2:1-11, 12, 16, 20, 4:7-9 | 42:17 | 06 Apr 2014

Dave Lomas introduces Proverbs and speaks about our need for wisdom (emotional intelligence) and how to receive wisdom in Proverbs 1:1-7, 2:1-11, 12, 16, 20, 4:7-9.

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Slow Down to Live Well

Dave Dealy | 1 Timothy 4:6-16 | 44:22 | 30 Mar 2014

Dave Dealy speaks on how we ought to train ourselves to be godly and identify with our True Self instead of our False Self in 1 Timothy 4:6-16.

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Incarnation: The Model for Love

Dave Lomas | Philippians 2:1-11 | 48:47 | 23 Mar 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on how the primary job of the church in the world is to love well and what it means to love well in Philippians 2:1-11.

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When Morning Came, There was Leah

John Mark Comer | Genesis 29 | 48:47 | 16 Mar 2014

John Mark Comer speaks on the love story between Jacob and Rachel and the presence of Leah in that and how we can under-desire or over-desire love and marriage in Genesis 29.

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Dating Lecture

John Mark Comer | Song of Songs | 1:38:12 | 16 Mar 2014

John Mark Comer, the author of Loveology, opened up the topic of dating to our church. John Mark spoke for the first half of the night on a brief history of dating, various ways we tend to approach dating culturally and our calling to build relationships on a solid foundation in Christ. For the second […]

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Embrace Grieving and Loss

Dave Lomas | Genesis 3, John 11:28-37 | 51:14 | 09 Mar 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on the importance of embracing grief and the loss of some cherished thing or person in Genesis 3 and John 11:28-37.

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