2017 Background
Latest Blog
cg_resources700

CG Material

By: Reality SF

Deliverance: A Series in Exodus In this CG material coinciding with the Deliverance sermon series, you’ll find a familiar structure of prayer, reflection, group discussion, and practical application — but all with an Exodus spin. Each week’s material will mirror the journey of the Israelites in the Book of Exodus: Covenant, Bondage, Deliverance, Remembrance, and the Promised […]

Read More

Blog
ElderCandidates700

Meet Our Elder Candidates

By: Reality SF

On Sunday, May 20th, we plan to install elder candidates Joe Tuson and Wilson Leung as elders at Reality San Francisco. (If you have any feedback, encouragements, or concerns regarding Joe and Wilson, please email eldership@realitysf.com.) We interviewed both Joe and Wilson to help you get to know them, their stories, and what they’re passionate about: […]

Read More

Blog
RecommendedBooks_700

2018 Recommended Books

By: Reality SF

As Dave shared in his AVP 2018 Presentation, our pastoral vision for this year is “Cultivating Intimacy with God.” If you’re wondering what “cultivating intimacy with God” means or how to approach it, we’ve curated a list of books that will be a great help. All of these books are available for purchase at our Sunday book table or […]

Read More

Blog
Mission-Vision-WallpaperPhoto_700

Mission + Vision Wallpapers

By: Reality SF

In his AVP 2018 Presentation, Dave shared our renewed Mission + Vision as a church: Mission: To make disciples of all nations, teaching them to obey everything Jesus has commanded. Vision: A community following Jesus, seeking renewal in our city. Dave also shared some important measurables of how we will define success in carrying out our […]

Read More

Blog
Logo_715x704_TheVillage

At-Home Weekly Parent Resources

By: Reality SF

Hello Parents, Take a look at what your children are learning each Sunday in The Village! Lessons are curated from David C. Cook’s Tru Curriculum Series: TruBlessings, TruWonder, and TruStory. They are organized by age and season. God has given you as parents the privilege of being the primary spiritual nurturers of your children’s faith. The At-Home Weekly is a downloadable pre-teaching […]

Read More

Blog
PrayersOfThePeople_700

Prayers of the People

By: Reality SF

In 2017, we started praying using the traditional liturgy of The Prayers of the People. These call-and-response prayers invite us to bring our emotional experiences before the Lord — to lament, to be formed with compassion, and to be moved to unity as we pray for our church and world. When we used this form […]

Read More

Blog
HelpingThoseInNeed_700

Helping Those in Need In Our Community

By: Reality SF

Yesterday during our gatherings, we considered the Apostle John’s exhortation in 1 John 3:17-18: If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with […]

Read More

Blog
Audio_ConnectingTheMind&TheSoul_700

Connecting the Mind & the Soul Lecture Audio

By: Reality SF

God’s story in Scripture is one of justice, beauty, and goodness, and He has designed us for the same. So why is it so challenging to live into the story of God? How do we reconcile His story with our own circumstances and the subtle messages that pull us in other directions? Why do we all […]

Read More

Blog
1-John-Wallpaper-Shot

1 John Reading & Wallpapers

By: Reality SF

At the start of our “Becoming Like Jesus” series, Dave Lomas encouraged us to read 1 John once a week: a chapter per day, Monday through Friday. The goal of this reading plan was to daily take in John’s powerful words, allowing them to really sink into our hearts and minds. To help you remember and meditate on […]

Read More

Blog
PrayerforVegas

Prayer for Las Vegas

By: Reality SF

At our Sunday gatherings on October 8th, we mourned the October 1st shooting in Las Vegas. Using our Prayers of the People liturgy, we prayed for those who were lost and those who are still fighting for their lives. You can watch the video of our communal experience here or read the prayer below: Father, hear our grief. […]

Read More

Current Event
OpportunitiesToServe

Opportunities to Serve

When: Sundays

Where: Everett & DPC

Currently, we’ve got plenty of opportunities to serve at our Sunday gatherings at Everett and Dolores Park Church. See the needs and sign up here.

Current Event
Walk_Bike_Worship_700

2018 Walk & Bike to Worship

When: May 27th & June 3rd

Where: Everett & DPC

On Sundays, May 27th and June 3rd, we’re partnering with the SF Bicycle Coalition, Walk San Francisco, and many other churches in the city for Walk & Bike to Worship. The invitation is for us to intentionally walk, bike, or take public transit to our gatherings on those Sundays. The goals of Walk & Bike to […]

Current Event
IlluminateCampaign_Social_Square

ILLUMINATE: BJM’s 4th Annual Spring Social

When: Thursday, May 31st | 6PM (Tickets Required)

Where: SoMa Cultural Center

May 31st — Because Justice Matters, one of our Local Ministry Partners, will host their 4th Annual Spring Social on Thursday, May 31st, from 6-9PM at the SoMa Cultural Center. The theme, ILLUMINATE, reflects BJM’S new mission statement: “Because Justice Matters builds pathways to brighter futures for women and girls in urban communities.” The evening will include a live […]

Current Event
TempOfficeMove

Temporary Office Move

When: May 21 - Mid-July

Where: Bethel Church (24th & Valencia)

Starting the week of May 21st, the RSF staff will work from Bethel Christian Church at 24th & Valencia while the office side of our headquarters on Bryant Street is remodeled. If you have any questions about how this may affect your community or ministry, feel free to email us. We anticipate that we’ll return […]

Current Event
GenericFamilyEventsGraphic-01

Family Events

When: Ongoing

Where: Various Locations

As a church, we’re getting older, and our families are growing — both through marriage and kids! So we are creating intentional events to help families foster connection, hospitality, support, and fun. Here are some upcoming Family Events: Pizza Party June 10th | 12:30PM Everett Courtyard/Sanchez Playground Pizza Parties are a casual meet-ups after Sunday morning gatherings for families […]

Upcoming Event
IntroToCGDinner_700

Intro to Community Group Dinners

When: August 7th and 8th (Sign-Up Required)

Where: Reality SF Headquarters

August 7th and 8th — At Reality SF, Community Groups 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 love Christ […]

Latest Sermon
05.20 700

Evil Never Goes Down Easily

Britt Merrick | Exodus 4:18-6:12 | 34:33 | 20 May 2018

Britt Merrick teaches from Exodus 4:18-6:12 on the great highs and deep lows in the life of faith and what God is aiming to teach us in all of it. (Apple Podcasts | Google Play) Britt Merrick is the Founder of the Reality Family of Churches and the Pastor for Preaching & Vision at Reality Carpinteria.

Listen Watch

Sermon
05.13 700 12.13

The Call

Ruthie Kim | Exodus 3:1-4; 4:1-17 | 37:45 | 13 May 2018

Ruthie Kim teaches from Exodus 3:1-4 and 4:1-17 on God’s calling of Moses and how it demonstrates the unexpected and countercultural ways that God invites us into His Kingdom work. (Apple Podcasts | Google Play) Ruthie Kim is the Founder & CEO of Because Justice Matters, and she is also part of the Reailty SF teaching team.

Listen Watch PDF

Sermon
05.06 700 29.05

The Burning

Dave Lomas | Exodus 2:10-3:15 | 51:23 | 06 May 2018

Dave Lomas teaches from Exodus 2:10-3:15 on Moses’ fleeing from Egypt and commisssioning by God in the wilderness, and all that this teaches us about our passions, advocacy, and times of obscurity in relation to God’s calling on our lives. (Apple Podcasts | Google Play)

Listen Watch PDF

Sermon
04.29 700 11.21

The Nature of Deliverance

Dave Lomas | Exodus 1:15-2:10 | 50:49 | 29 April 2018

Dave Lomas teaches from Exodus 1:15-2:10 on how God works redemptively when we can’t clearly see Him at work. (Apple Podcasts | Google Play)

Listen Watch PDF

Sermon
04.22 700 tc 35m

Sin, Slavery, & What Salvation Looks Like

Dave Lomas | Exodus 1 | 47:18 | 22 April 2018

Dave Lomas teaches from Exodus 1 on the all-encompassing oppression which the Israelites experienced in Egypt, and how that informs the New Testament’s understanding of sin and salvation. (Also on Apple Podcasts)

Listen Watch PDF

Sermon
20180415 700

This Is Us (An Intro)

Dave Lomas | Exodus 6:6-8 | 48:06 | 15 April 2018

Dave Lomas introduces our new series in Exodus, “Deliverance,” by sharing the book’s overarching story and why it’s crucial for us to study today. (Also on Apple Podcasts)

Listen Watch PDF

Sermon
04.08. 700 12-01

Redemption

Ruthie Kim | Genesis 38:1-30 | 40:24 | 08 April 2018

Ruthie Kim teaches from Genesis 38:1-30 on the story of Judah and Tamar, showing how it demonstrates God’s heart to redeem our brokenness and offer us new life. (Also on Apple Podcasts)

Listen Watch PDF

x