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The Isolation Of Pride

By: Brian Kim

I suppose you could call me a dreamer, a bit of an idealist. From childhood, the Gospel story of laying one’s life down for another resonated deeply with me. I spent countless hours creating different versions of the same scenario in which I’d give my life for someone else. In my fantasies, I would revel […]

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Robbed of Joy

By: Brooke Meyer

Have you ever noticed how just one person’s angry outburst can freeze an entire room? This feeling was all too familiar growing up as I observed then emulated the expressions of my family. I remember one moment in particular where I inserted myself into a yelling match at home and threw my phone aggressively to […]

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Envy From Head To Toe

By: Natalie Mendes

I remember them clearly: the popular girls. Head to toe in their pearly white Jack Purcells, Abercrombie jeans, and radiant, clear skin, they were the very picture of prepubescent perfection. Looking down at my worn in and scuffed up Vans, catching a glimpse of my pimply complexion, I felt about as uncool as I could […]

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A Blog Series on the Redeemed Heart

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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A Journey Through Forgiveness

By: Brooke Meyer

As followers of Christ, we are required to forgive others. But granting forgiveness can be terribly difficult. It is through forgiveness that we fully surrender ourselves and the situation to God and forfeit the right to hold onto our own feelings of betrayal against the person who wronged us. We make the decision to trust […]

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Be Alone with God

By: Josh Waidley

This is the third of three exercises in our Sabbath Blog Series; each blog provides practical ways for you to practice a sabbath in your present season. A Time of Solitude John Ortberg tells the story of asking his mentor Dallas Willard, “What do I need to do to be spiritually healthy?”After a long pause he replied, […]

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A Meal to Share

By: Josh Waidley

This is the second of three exercises in our Sabbath Blog Series; each blog provides practical ways for you to practice a sabbath in your present season. We cannot escape food. We need to eat. If we don’t eat we will die. The second thing God told Adam & Eve after the Cultural Mandate of Genesis 1:28, […]

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Be Enveloped in Play & Fun

By: Josh Waidley

This is the first of three exercises in our Sabbath Blog Series; each blog provides practical ways for you to practice a sabbath in your present season. In a city like San Francisco where success, efficiency, and competency are highly valued we can easily become very serious people. We feel we must live up to the […]

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Sabbath Blog Series

By: Reality SF

The best part of being in school was the summer. I know the correct answer is supposed to be “learning”, but let’s be real, 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 […]

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Sexual Experience as Embodied Humans

By: Julie Barrios

The health of our hearts is dependent upon bringing our true selves before the true God. Today, we invite you to engage in a reflective examen so that you can approach God with a greater sense of awareness of what is happening in your soul. Last week, we heard from Natalie So discussing the wisdom […]

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All Church Prayer

When: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 7:00 PM

Where: RSF HQ

The first Monday of each month, we hold an All Church Prayer gathering that is open to everybody. The purpose of these gatherings is to submit the key decisions and desires of our church body, community, and city to Jesus Christ, the Head of the Church. Reality SF was birthed through extensive prayer. Therefore, we are committed to making prayer a priority […]

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Eat Ups

When: Every Sunday after church

Where: Castro & Mission Neighborhoods

Want to get connected at Reality? Are you new to SF? Not yet in a Community Group? We invite you to join an Eat Up hosted every Sunday by one of our CGs. An Eat Ups is a shared meal in the neighborhood. We believe that intimacy with Christ grows in community and when breaking bread together. If you would like to join […]

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The Shepherd

Dave Lomas | 1 Peter 2:25 | 40:09 | 26 Oct 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on how Jesus, like a good shepherd, seeks us to offer what truly satisfies in Psalm 23 and 1 Peter 2:25.

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Living In Mutual Submission

Dave and Noelle Dealy | 1 Peter 3:1-7 | 56:31 | 19 Oct 2014

Pastor Dave Dealy and his wife Noelle speak on the need for both husbands and wives to reflect Jesus in marriage in 1 Peter 3:1-7. 

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Suffering, Slavery, and Jesus

Toby Kurth | 1 Peter 2:18-25 | 47:44 | 12 Oct 2014

Toby Kurth speaks on how enduring the pain of unjust suffering can bring glory to God in 1 Peter 2:18-25. 

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A Public Faith

Dave Lomas | 1 Peter 2:11-17 | 38:44 | 5 Oct 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on how the Christian witness should not be one of resistance or withdrawal but of the pursuit of holiness in 1 Peter 2:11-17.

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A Public Witness

Dave Lomas | 1 Peter 2:4-10 | 43:07 | 28 Sept 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on what God is building and how Christians can be a part of that in 1 Peter 2:4-10. Video shown during teaching available in video stream and also here.  

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A Holy Desire

Dave Lomas | 1 Peter 1:22-2:3 | 42:49 | 21 Sept 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on how all our desires have their true origin and final fulfillment in God in 1 Peter 1:22-2:3

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A Holy Disruption

Dave Dealy | 1 Peter 1:17-22 | 45:54 | 14 Sept 2014

Dave Dealy speaks on the way that God disrupts our lives in order to form us into the people we were meant to be in 1 Peter 1:17-22.

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