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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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Summer at Sherith Israel

When: June 7 - July 26

Where: 2266 California Street, San Francisco 94115

We are so excited God has provided a space for us to meet this summer. From June 7 to July 26, Congregation Sherith Israel will be our home while Everett Middle School undergoes renovations. Built in 1904, Sherith Israel is a stately and historic Jewish temple, that survived the 1906 earthquake! Located in Lower Pac […]

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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 Up 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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Summer Stories

When: Ongoing

Where: Reality SF

As a staff, we are expectant that God will do some amazing things in us and through us this summer at Sherith Israel. Do you have a story to tell from one of our summer gatherings? We’d love to hear it! Email us at stories@realitysf.com.

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Welcome to Reality

When: Quarterly

Where: Everett Auditorium

If you are new to our church, we invite you to attend our next Welcome to Reality reception. Our pastors will share about our identity, mission, and culture as a church in San Francisco and you will have the opportunity to meet other folks in our Reality family and ask questions. The 30-60 minute long reception […]

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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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Breath Of Life

Al Abdulla | John 20:19-23 | 35:00 | 7 June 2015

Al Abdulla, Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Reality Boston, speaks on the breath of life that Jesus gave to His disciples after His resurrection when He appeared to them in the midst of their fear in John 20:19-23. 

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Tragedy, Comedy, Fairy Tale

Dave Lomas | John 18:28-19:22 | 45:00 | 31 May 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on the tragic, comedic, and extraordinary elements of the trial and crucifixion of Jesus as told in John 18:28-19:22. 

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Jesus Prays To Bring Us In

Dave Lomas | John 17:20-26 | 40:00 | 24 May 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on Jesus’ prayer for His disciples, that they would be one with God and each other in John 17:20-26.

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