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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Subtle Refusal

By: Josh Waidley

There is nothing more natural than coveting. In some ways it is our most primal nature. The accumulation of things to benefit oneself at the expense of another is the essence of the survival of the fittest. In nature it is often bloody and brutal, your life for my dinner. In humanity and in my […]

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All Church Prayer

When: May 4, 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 everybody. 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 a priority […]

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Experiencing Life With God

When: Sat, May 23 9:30AM - 4PM

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

The Intimacy & Ministry of the Holy Spirit As a church we are heading into a series on learning more about the Holy Spirit. This 1-day workshop will provide a deeper foundation on who the Holy Spirit is, what He desires of us, and how He works in and among us. The day will consist of teaching […]

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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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Sign Up to Receive an Invitation

When: Jun 1, 2015

Where: TBA

Update: Registration for this event is now closed. We wish we had tickets for everyone, but for this particular event we have only been given access to 100 spots. If you have already signed up for a ticket, please expect to hear back from us by May 22 at the latest. We look forward to […]

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Welcome to Reality

When: Sun, May 24 After Church

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 attend our class hosted by our pastors. They 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 […]

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Volunteer Fair

When: Every 4 months

Where: Everett Courtyard

Whether you have been volunteering for years at Reality or are a first timer and want to learn more about how to get involved in community here, this event is for you. The Volunteer Fair will bring to life our three pathways and our restructured approach to volunteer ministry. To begin to familiarize yourself with this language […]

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Abide

Dave Lomas | John 15:1-17 | 43:00 | 3 May 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on how important it is to remain in the love of Jesus as the primary foundation for the Christian life in John 15:1-17. 

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The Spirit Of God

Tim Mackie | John 13:33 and 14:15-17 | 45:00 | 26 April 2015

Tim Mackie speaks on the life-giving Spirit of God and how the Spirit’s purpose is to bring the life and beauty that Jesus desires for us in John 13:33 and 14:15-17. 

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“Selfie” – A History Of Sin

Dave Lomas | Mark 7:1-23 | 42:00 | 19 April 2015

Dave Lomas defines the origin of sin as being a replacement of God with the self and describes how God invites us to right relationship with Him in Mark 7:1-23. 

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At The Feet Of Jesus

Dave Dealy | John 11:54-12:11 | 44:00 | 12 April 2015

Dave Dealy speaks on how Jesus’ loved ones show extraordinary commitment to him and how a life with God requires full commitment from us in John John 11:54-12:11.

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Easter: That You May Have Life

Dave Lomas | John 11 | 35:00 | 5 April 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on the true everlasting life that only Jesus can provide in a special Easter teaching in John 11:1-44.

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Don’t Believe Your Eyes

Dave Lomas | John 9 | 46:00 | 29 March 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on how the story of the blind man illustrates how Jesus gives those who are willing to receive Him the capacity to see spiritual realities in John 9.

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Inclusion And Transformation

Dave Lomas | John 8:1-11 | 43:00 | 22 March 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on how the story of the woman caught in adultery shows us that only Jesus can bring the world mercy and justice in John 8:1-11. 

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