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By: Reality SF

Regular Time After you’ve moved through the foundational material below on Practicing the Way of Jesus and The Practice of Silence, your group will enter “Regular Time.” With the Regular Time guides below, each week is designed to be used repeatedly. For example, perhaps you start with Scriptural, followed by Relational, Practical, and Prayerful. Then, you can simply […]

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Practicing a Day of Silence

By: Reality SF

In our busy lives, it is good to occasionally slow down and plan for an intentional day of rest and reflection. Two times per year, the Reality SF elders lead the staff in such a day, and many can attest to its value for long-term growth and health. Much can be said about the spiritual practice […]

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Local Ministry Spotlight: Korin Okamura

By: Reality SF

In preparation for our Local Ministry Volunteer Training on Saturday, April 8th, we’re sharing the experience of one of our Local Ministry Volunteers, Korin Okamura. Why did you decide to serve in Local Ministry? I strongly believe in the transformative power of relationships, and that God’s call to defend the poor, bind up the brokenhearted, and […]

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How to Interpret Paul & the Epistles

By: Reality SF

As we continue in the Year of Biblical Literacy, we will be providing a few hermeneutic (the art of interpreting the Bible) tools to help you engage with Scripture in your personal reading and also communal settings. This piece walks through five important and fundamental aspects to Paul and the Epistles, which are outlined below. The […]

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How to Interpret The Prophets

By: Reality SF

As we continue in the Year of Biblical Literacy, we will be providing a few hermeneutic (the art of interpreting the Bible) tools to help you engage with Scripture in your personal reading and also communal settings. This piece written on The Prophets walks through five important and fundamental aspects to The Prophets, which are […]

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Reading the Bible as a Whole

By: Reality SF

As we continue in the Year of Biblical Literacy, we will be providing a few hermeneutic (the art of interpreting the Bible) tools to help you engage with Scripture in your personal reading and also in communal settings. This piece focuses on how to read the Bible as a whole and walks through various ways […]

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Invitation from the Leaders of Race Intensive 1.0

By: Reality SF

At Race Intensive 1.0, individuals will participate in two weeknight gatherings with people of their same racial background before uniting in a larger, shared Saturday event. The goal of these separate gathering spaces is to allow the safety to speak freely, confess, lament, and ask questions. Each of these race-specific gathering spaces are being led and […]

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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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Intro to Community Group Dinners

When: June 6th and 7th | 7PM (RSVP Required)

Where: Reality SF Headquarters

RSVP for the June 6th or 7th Intro to Community Group Dinner. At Reality SF, we consider Community Groups to be the lifeblood of our church. They 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 […]

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Local Ministry Partner Events

When: Ongoing

Where: San Francisco

The work of our Local Ministry Partners is exciting and ever-changing. One of the joys of our partnerships is joint participation in their events and fundraisers throughout the year. Created: BJM’s 3rd Annual Summer Social From Because Justice Matters‘ Event page: Join Because Justice Matters for a very different social, designed to activate and inspire. This year’s theme, […]

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All Church Prayer

When: June 5th | 7PM

Where: Reality SF Headquarters

“And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.”     -Jesus in John 14:12-14 Join us at our next All Church Prayer on Monday, June 5th, as we lift up the […]

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Ministry Center Campaign

When: Nov & Dec 2016

Where: Reality SF HQ (1504 Bryant St.)

One of our big dreams has been to have a physical space in San Francisco where our church can minister out of and also invite others into. We already have a plan for a complete reconfiguration and redesign of our current headquarters on Bryant Street, and we are ready to move forward next year. To learn about […]

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Modern Marriage Part 1

Dave Lomas | Ephesians 5:21-33 | 42:31 | 21 May 2017

In part one of this two-part teaching, Dave Lomas speaks from Ephesians 5:21-33 on the meaning of marriage. Also on iTunes: Audio | Video

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Wine and Wisdom

Dave Lomas | Ephesians 5:15-20 | 39:17 | 14 May 2017

Dave Lomas speaks from Ephesians 5:15-20 on making thoughtful choices in how we live — with the specific example of abusing alcohol versus being influenced and guided by God’s Holy Spirit. Also on iTunes: Audio | Video

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On Christian Living

Dave Lomas | Ephesians 5:3-14 | 44:07 | 07 May 2017

Dave Lomas speaks from Ephesians 5:3-14 on how we are called to live as God’s holy, beloved people. Also on iTunes: Audio | Video Note: Due to some technical difficulties, the first 08:37 of this recording is lower-quality audio. But after that point, the rest is high-quality audio.

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The New You

Dave Lomas | Ephesians 4:17-5:2 | 49:05 | 30 April 2017

Dave Lomas speaks from Ephesians 4:17-5:2 on the plight of existence outside of relationship with God and the new lifestyle we lead as a result of our new identity in Jesus. Also on iTunes: Audio | Video

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We Will Grow

Dave Lomas | Ephesians 4:1-16 | 55:20 | 23 April 2017

Dave Lomas speaks on spiritual growth and maturity through Christ in Ephesians 4:1-16. Also on iTunes: Audio | Video

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Remembering Hope

Dave Lomas | Luke 24:13-24 | 38:34 | 16 April 2017

Dave Lomas speaks from Luke 24:13-24 on our inherent need for hope in life and how Jesus realigns our hopes and expectations.

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Prayer for Christian Experience

Dave Lomas | Ephesians 3:14-21 | 38:10 | 09 April 2017

Dave Lomas speaks on the Apostle Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21, which captures what life in Jesus Christ is all about. Also on iTunes: Audio | Video

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