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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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Wisdom: Our Bodies

By: Natalie So, CG Member & Guest Contributor

We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body. For we who are alive are always being given over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that his life may also be revealed in our mortal body. 2 Corinthians 4:9-11 “She’s […]

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An Update as our Church Grows in Charity

By: Tim Ritter

This is the final installment of our 5-part Wisdom for Charity blog series. Where We’ve Been Reality SF is about 4.5 years old now. God’s blessed us with an incredible few years of life, ministry, and maturation. We’ve celebrated incredible victories while learning some tough lessons. We don’t have to downplay the fruit of God’s […]

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A Welcome to Reality Reception

When: Sun, Oct 26, 2014 12:45 PM

Where: Everett Auditorium

If you are new to our church or have never attended one of our previous Welcome to Reality classes, we invite you to a special reception hosted by our pastors. Pastor Dave will share about our identity, mission, and culture as a church in San Francisco. You will also have the opportunity to meet other folks of […]

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Premarital Class

When: Sun, Nov 2 - Dec 14, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Where: Everett Middle School

Ready to walk down the aisle? All engaged couples getting married from December through April are encouraged to come to our 6-week Premarital Class. We will discuss major topics to prepare for life together including what friendship, dating, intimacy, money, forgiveness and roles look like in a covenantal marriage. The first class is Nov 2nd at Everett and continues every Sunday […]

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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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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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The Strange People

Dave Lomas | 1 Peter 1:13-16 | 45:35 | 7 Sept 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on how accepting God’s love for us reorients the desires of our soul in 1 Peter 1:13-16.

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