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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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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 re-post a blog from last year’s Holy Week blog series to help us not only recall Christ’s life […]

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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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Jesus Is Reality Beyond All Distractions

By: Jimmy Spencer

Jimmy grew up in the Bay Area and has been following Christ for four years. He has worked in professional sports for 12 years, currently doing NBA writing and radio for Fox Sports. He is also a senior product manager at a startup in San Francisco. He and his wife Heidi lead CG in Cow Hollow […]

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Upcoming Event

Year of Biblical Literacy

When: 2016


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

Current Event

Explore Ways to Serve

When: Sunday, February 21 - After both gatherings

Where: Everett & DPC

As we seek to create a culture of servanthood at Reality SF, we believe there is an invitation for all of us to discern if, when, and how we might serve this church family. For those who are interested in serving with our Sunday Volunteer Ministry, Kids Ministry, or Local Ministry Partners, we are hosting an hour-long event after […]

Current Event

Premarital Class

When: Sundays from Feb 21 - March 20, after the morning gathering (12:30pm-2:30pm)

Where: Everett Middle School Library

Saying “I Do” soon? All engaged couples are encouraged to come to our 5-week Premarital Class. We will discuss major topics to prepare for life together including what friendship, intimacy, money, forgiveness, and roles look like in a covenantal marriage. The first class is February 21st in the Everett Middle School Library, and it continues every Sunday immediately after the morning gathering through […]

Current Event

All Church Prayer

When: Feb 22nd and Holy Week 2016

Where: Various

While we typically host All Church Prayer nights on the first Monday of each month, we are shifting February and March prayer nights to better accommodate Holy Week. Our next gathering will be Monday, Feb. 22 at our headquarters (1504 Bryant St). In March, we will shift dates for Holy Week. More details on Holy Week coming in […]

Current Event

Welcome to Reality Reception

When: Sunday, Feb 7 after both services

Where: Everett Auditorium and DPC Fellowship Hall

If you are new to our church, we invite you to attend our next Welcome to Reality reception. Our pastors will share about our vision and values as a church in San Francisco and will share some practical ways and next steps to get involved at Reality. This short 20-minute reception will be offered immediately after both […]

Latest Sermon

Act 1: Good Creation

Dave Lomas | Genesis 1:1-5, 1:26-31 | 38:13 | 31 Jan 2016

Dave Lomas speaks on how the Bible is a different kind of story that answers a different set of questions and invites us into a different way of living in Genesis 1:1-5, 1:26-31.

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Annual Vision and Prayer 2016

Dave Lomas | AVP 2016 | 1:00:00 | 25 Jan 2016

At Annual Vision and Prayer night in January, we shared where we have been and where we are going in the year ahead. You can see our detailed annual report at the link below, which includes a more in depth look at our finances, ministries, and hopes for 2016. Visiting our AVP report is a great […]

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Lecture on Canonization with Tim Mackie

Tim Mackie | The Meaning of the Bible | 1:55:30 | 18 Jan 2016

In our first lecture in the Year of Biblical Literacy lecture series, Tim Mackie, a Hebrew Bible Scholar and co-founder of The Bible Project, spoke on “The Making of the Bible.” He focused on on how the canonized text we call the Bible became the Bible. Hosted by RealitySF on January 18th, 2016 at Dolores […]

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The Meaning of the Bible

Dave Lomas | Luke 24:13-32 | 38:13 | 24 Jan 2016

Dave Lomas speaks on how we ought to interpret and engage with the Bible as we read and what the intended purpose of reading the Bible is in Luke 24:13-32.

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The Origins of the Bible

Tim Mackie | Exodus 17:8-9, 17:14, 24:3-8 | 56:07 | 17 Jan 2016

Tim Mackie speaks on how the Bible came to be and how it is a book that is both human and divine in Exodus 17:8-9, 17:14, 24:3-8.

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The Reason for the Bible

Dave Lomas | 2 Timothy 3:14-17 | 40:45 | 10 Jan 2016

Dave Lomas speaks on how the Bible tells one unified story that leads us to Jesus and why we the Bible is important to us as followers of Christ in 2 Timothy 3:14-17.

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The Problem with the Bible

Dave Lomas | John 5:39-40, Matthew 28:16-18 | 40:03 | 03 Jan 2016

Dave Lomas introduces the Year of Biblical Literacy and speaks on Jesus’ relationship with the Bible and how we, as followers of Christ, aim to have the same kind of relationship in John 5:39-40 and Matthew 28:16-18.

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