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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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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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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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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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Year of Biblical Literacy

When: 2016

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This year our church is going through something called the Year of Biblical Literacy to engage with the Bible. To learn more and follow along, visit our Year of Biblical Literacy website, bible.realitysf.com

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Mako Nagasawa Lecture: The Biblical Ordering of Justice

When: May 9 at 7:00PM (Doors at 6:30PM)

Where: Dolores Park Church (455 Dolores St)

Join us for our fourth lecture in the Year of Biblical Literacy! Writer and speaker Mako Nagasawa will lecture on the different forms of restorative justice in the Bible and how they demonstrate God’s passion for life-giving relationships. Details: Event will be hosted at Dolores Park Church. Doors will open at 6:30PM, and the lecture will begin at […]

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All Church Prayer

When: Monday, June 20 | 7PM

Where: Reality SF HQ

Our next All Church Prayer gathering will be on Monday, June 20th, from 7 PM – 9 PM at the Reality SF offices. More about All Church Prayer: 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 […]

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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. Because Justice Matters | Engage With What Matters May 12, 2016 6PM-8:30PM Yammer HQ (1355 Market Street) Early bird tickets: $35 After-early bird tickets: $45 Details Tickets via […]

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Understanding Evil

Dave Lomas | Genesis 3:1 | 44:18 | 1 May 2016

Dave Lomas speaks on how the Bible addresses the problem of evil and suffering in our world in Genesis 3:1.

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Understanding Judgment

Dave Dealy | Isaiah 52 | 53:29 | 24 April 2016

Dave Dealy speaks on the Old Testament’s view of God as a good, patient, and merciful judge in Isaiah 52. (Includes The Bible Project‘s video, “The Gospel of the Kingdom.”)

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Understanding Love, Sex, and Marriage

Dave Lomas | Genesis 38 | 43:26 | 17 April 2016

Dave Lomas speaks on the sexual brokenness found in the Old Testament, which points to our own desperate need for God’s renewing grace in Genesis 38.  

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Lecture on Violence and Genocide with Josh Butler

Josh Butler | Old Testament | 1:48:32 | 11 April 2016

In our third lecture in the Year of Biblical Literacy Lecture series, author Josh Butler spoke on some of the toughest questions about violence in the Old Testament. He gave a framework that offered Biblical and historical context to the stories of war and violence we find in Ancient Israel’s history. Hosted by Reality SF on April 11th, 2016, at […]

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Understanding Violence

Josh Butler | Exodus 14:13-14 | 43:01 | 10 April 2016

Josh Butler speaks on the true nature of Israel’s wars with Canaan and what it says about God in Exodus 14:13-14.

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Understanding the Old Testament

Dave Lomas | Luke 24:13-35 | 45:49 | 3 April 2016

Dave Lomas speaks on the goal and purpose of the Old Testament laws and narrative and what we can learn from them in Luke 24:13-35.

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The Grave (of the Crucified & Risen Christ)

Dave Lomas | Mark 16 | 29:38 | 27 March 2016

At this special Easter service, Dave Lomas speaks on the meaning of the death and resurrection of Jesus and how it changes everything for us in Mark 16.

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