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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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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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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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Teachings on Sex and Sexuality

By: Reality SF

Often Pastor Dave references our sermon teachings on sex and sexuality. Below we have provided ten teachings on the topic given over the history of our church for further study and understanding. A Wisdom of Sexuality Dave Lomas speaks on what sex is and the difference between having a sexuality and having sex in Proverbs 5:1-21 […]

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Personal Reflection: Living In The “And”

By: Sarah Trank, a Guest Contributor from our RSF Family

At our Easter gathering we reflected on John 11, the account of the raising of Lazarus.  While one might think Christ’s demonstration of His power over death would be one of single minded hope, victory, and celebration, Jesus demonstrates many, sometimes contradictory, emotions.  What if a “yes” to Jesus means a “yes” to the multi-layered […]

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A Resource for Quiet Moments of Prayer

By: Reality SF

As we work through the book of John over the next several months, we want to continue to provide you with tools and resources to further your study and time in the scripture and to create more opportunities for intimate experiences with Jesus. One of the ways we can deepen our learning and processing is […]

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This Sunday We Will Be At Sherith Israel

When: Sun, Aug 2 at Sherith Israel

Where: 2266 California Street, San Francisco 94115

We will not return to Everett Middle School this Sunday (August 2nd) as originally planned, due to delays in construction at the school. We will return to Everett anywhere between 1-3 weeks from now. We will continue to meet at Congregation Sherith Israel for the next 1-3 weeks. Congregation Sherith Israel is located at 2266 […]

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All Church Prayer

When: Aug 3, 2015 7:30 PM

Where: RSF HQ, 1504 Bryant St, 3rd Floor

The first Monday of each month, we hold an All Church Prayer gathering that is open to our whole church. 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 […]

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Explore Ways To Serve

When: Sun, Aug 9, 12:30-1:30 PM

Where: Everett Auditorium

As we learn what it means to serve at Reality, we believe there is an invitation for each of us to discern if, when, and how to 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 […]

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Everett Volunteer Day with HandsOn Bay Area

When: Sat, Aug 15, 10 AM - 1 PM

Where: Everett Middle School

In preparation for the start of the year, HandsOn Bay Area, a local nonprofit, is organizing a volunteer project at Everett, and they have invited the Everett community, including our church, to participate. Volunteers will be building learning labs, designing bulletin boards, organizing classrooms, and readying offices. The event will conclude with a lunch to celebrate […]

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The Resurrection And The Life

Char Brodersen | John 11:1-26 | 47:00 | 26 July 2015

Char Brodersen of Refuge Christian Fellowship speaks on how Jesus is present in our sufferings and can bring life out of suffering because of his own experience with suffering and resurrection in John 11:1-26.   

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The Good Shepherd

Josh Waidley | John 9:35-10:22 | 39:00 | 19 July 2015

Josh Waidley speaks on the meaning of Jesus’ presentation of himself as the good shepherd in John 9:35-10:22.   

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The Light Of The World

Toby Kurth | John 8:12 | 41:00 | 12 July 2015

Pastor Toby Kurth of Christ Church San Francisco speaks on how Jesus is the light of the world that shines into our lives and transforms us, so that we then can share that light with others in John 8:12.  

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The Bread Of Life

Dave Dealy | John 6:25-59 | 49:00 | 5 July 2015

Dave Dealy speaks on Jesus’ proclamation of being the bread of life and what partaking of that bread means for His followers in John 6:25-59.  

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Jesus Is Still Hope For The World

Dave Lomas | Romans 1:16-17 | 30:00 | 28 June 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on how the gospel is the only power that can bring salvation to all of humanity in Romans 1:16-17.  

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Look Up

Dave Lomas | Micah 6:8 | 53:00 | 21 June 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on the verse inscribed in the ceiling of Congregation Sherith Israel, which encourages the people of God to seek justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God in Micah 6:8.   [For the One Church Liturgy we shared during our Call to Response time, in solidarity with the African Methodist Episcopal Church, please […]

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Believe!

Dave Dealy | John 20:24-31 | 38:00 | 14 June 2015

Dave Dealy speaks on the deep compassion and love that Jesus shows to Thomas in the midst of his doubt, and the consequential life that comes from faith in Jesus in John 20:24-31.

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