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CG Material

By: Reality SF

With our CG Material, we are currently in Regular Time, which is a term borrowed from Ancient Church calendar language. Each week, your community will engage with the past Sunday’s central Scripture and sermon through one of these four emphases: Scriptural, Prayerful, Relational, or Practical. For Regular Time material, each guide below is designed to be used repeatedly. For […]

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Weekly Sermon Reflection

By: Reality SF

12.11.17 Do You Have Joy? How Can You Cultivate It? At yesterday’s gatherings, we reflected on the importance of joy in the Christian life and how we can regain the Lord’s joy if we’ve lost it. In his sermon, Chad Rodriguez shared that joy is intrinsic to God’s nature, and that He delights in giving His […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Pray for Baby Jordan

By: Reality SF

On Sunday, we shared the story of a wonderful family in our church community. They are Leonard and Kijong Lee, and they have a beautiful baby son, Jordan, who is 10½ months old. In the past 10½ months, Jordan has already lived a lifetime’s worth of trials and difficulty. In May, Jordan was diagnosed with a grade-3 […]

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Responding to Hurricane Harvey

By: Reality SF

It’s been said that when the night is at its darkest, the light of the local church must be at its brightest. So in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, we have a unique opportunity as the people of God here in San Francisco to prayerfully and financially contribute to the needs of […]

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Our Prayer for Charlottesville and Our Nation

By: Reality San Francisco Elders

A few weeks ago, our church participated in a traditional form of prayer called The Prayers of the People. These prayers provide a space to call upon the Lord’s mercy in our world, as well as to bring our laments before Him and mourn together over all the displays of brokenness in our world, as […]

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Prayers of the People Liturgy

By: Reality SF

We have recently started using a liturgy (i.e. a ritual for public worship) that is new for us, but is certainly not new in the history of the Christian church. The Prayers of The People is a tradition that has become woven into the liturgical fabric of the global church through the centuries. It is a call-and-response […]

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Headquarters Closed December 11-14

When: December 11-14

Where: Reality SF Headquarters

From December 11-14, the RSF staff will be away for a week of strategic planning for next year. Therefore, our headquarters will be closed on those days, and staff members may be slower in responding to emails. Our headquarters will reopen on Monday, December 18th, with regular office hours of 9:30AM-5:30PM.

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CG & Volunteer Team Photos for AVP

When: Now to December 22nd

Where: SF

Dear CG Leaders and Ministry Team Leads, As we approach Annual Vision & Prayer in January, we have decided on a very familial, community-focused theme. After all, the church is not a building or simply an organization, but a family united in Christ! To help capture that feel visually, we’re collecting group photos of all […]

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Christmas Eve Service

When: Sunday, December 24th | 6PM

Where: Congregation Sherith Israel

Come one, come all, and be of good cheer! Reality San Francisco will host a special Christmas Eve Service on Sunday, December 24th, at 6PM at Congregation Sherith Israel. We’re really excited to gather again in this beautiful space to celebrate the birth of our Savior Jesus. A children’s choir will share the Christmas Story and lead […]

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Intro to Community Group Dinners

When: February 5th and 6th (Sign-Up Required)

Where: Reality SF Headquarters

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 and desire to know Him […]

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Wildfires Relief: Long-Term Involvement

When: Upcoming

Where: North Bay

The following is an update from Neighborhood Minister Tobi Grunick, who is leading our church’s wildfires relief efforts: Dear Church, First, I wanted to thank all those who have prayed for and/or donated to victims of the Northern California wildfires. The donations were greatly appreciated by the organizations who received them, and the items have […]

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With Joy

Chad Rodriguez | Romans 15:13 | 38:50 | 10 December 2017

Chad Rodriguez speaks from Romans 15:13 on the importance of joy in the Christian life and how we can regain the Lord’s joy if we’ve lost it. (Also on iTunes) Chad Rodriguez is the Community Pastor of Liberty Church SF.

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Express Yourself, It’s Easy

Matt Barrios | 1 John 5:1-5 | 43:17 | 03 December 2017

Matt Barrios speaks from 1 John 5:1-5 on how our identities as children of God and followers of the victorious Christ empower us to live out God’s commands. (Also on iTunes) Matt Barrios is a Neighborhood Minister on staff at Reality SF.

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The House That Fear Built

Ruthie Kim | 1 John 4:18 | 48:49 | 26 November 2017

Ruthie Kim speaks from 1 John 4:18 on the fears we daily face and how God’s steadfast love can be our powerful refuge. (Also on iTunes) Ruthie Kim is part of the Reality SF teaching team and the Founder & CEO of Because Justice Matters.

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A Triad of Christlikeness (Part 3: Loving)

Dave Lomas | 1 John 2:7-8; 3:16-18; 4:7-12, 16b-17 | 55:24 | 19 November 2017

Dave Lomas speaks from 1 John on the steadfast love of God, how Jesus embodies this kind of love, and how we may come to love like Jesus does. (Also on iTunes)

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A Triad of Christlikeness (Part 2: Obeying)

Dave Lomas | 1 John 2:3-6; 2:15-17; 5:1-5 | 41:27 | 12 November 2017

Dave Lomas speaks from 1 John 2:3-6, 2:15-17, and 5:1-5 on what it means to obey Jesus and bring your life into conformity with His life and teachings. (Also on iTunes)

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A Triad of Christlikeness (Part 1: Knowing)

Dave Lomas | 1 John 2:3-11 | 41:13 | 05 November 2017

Dave Lomas speaks from 1 John 2:3-11 on knowing Jesus through meditating on His life and teachings, practicing His way of life, and experiencing His intimate presence in prayer and worship. (Also on iTunes: Audio | Video)

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Understanding Sin and Forgiveness

Kevin Cooke | 1 John 1:6-2:2 | 26:54 | 29 October 2017

Kevin Cooke speaks from 1 John 1:6-2:2 on how we can become like Jesus by walking in the light, confessing our sins, and taking in the forgiveness of Jesus. (Also on iTunes: Audio | Video) Kevin Cooke is a Reality SF elder and the Marriage & Family Pastor.

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