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A Blog Series on the Redeemed Heart

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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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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Choosing Thankful Courage

By: Julie Barrios

Sloths are the cuddly, tree hugging, slow moving, dopey faced animal that took the world by storm when Kristen Bell cried with excitement at the thought of being with one. It hardly needs mentioning that it is quite rare for a human sluggard to elicit such a response. We tend to reserve the description “sloth” […]

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Ordering Our Loves

By: Jessica Gracewski

Growing up, lust was a confusing topic. In my church upbringing, lust was defined as what you could and could not do with your significant other. It meant the avoidance of feelings associated with sexual desire and led to behavior modification plans, rules, and absolutely no two-piece bathing suits at summer camp! Further into adulthood, […]

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An Inordinate Quest

By: Julie Barrios and Brooke Meyer

Though Solomon was a king, many of us here in SF find ourselves not much different in our access to delicacies. One of the running jokes with our group of friends is that we eat our way through the city. We live in a fairly healthy and fit city but just because we tend to eat […]

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The Isolation Of Pride

By: Brian Kim

I suppose you could call me a dreamer, a bit of an idealist. From childhood, the Gospel story of laying one’s life down for another resonated deeply with me. I spent countless hours creating different versions of the same scenario in which I’d give my life for someone else. In my fantasies, I would revel […]

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Robbed of Joy

By: Brooke Meyer

Have you ever noticed how just one person’s angry outburst can freeze an entire room? This feeling was all too familiar growing up as I observed then emulated the expressions of my family. I remember one moment in particular where I inserted myself into a yelling match at home and threw my phone aggressively to […]

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Envy From Head To Toe

By: Natalie Mendes

I remember them clearly: the popular girls. Head to toe in their pearly white Jack Purcells, Abercrombie jeans, and radiant, clear skin, they were the very picture of prepubescent perfection. Looking down at my worn in and scuffed up Vans, catching a glimpse of my pimply complexion, I felt about as uncool as I could […]

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A Journey Through Forgiveness

By: Brooke Meyer

As followers of Christ, we are required to forgive others. But granting forgiveness can be terribly difficult. It is through forgiveness that we fully surrender ourselves and the situation to God and forfeit the right to hold onto our own feelings of betrayal against the person who wronged us. We make the decision to trust […]

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Be Alone with God

By: Josh Waidley

This is the third of three exercises in our Sabbath Blog Series; each blog provides practical ways for you to practice a sabbath in your present season. A Time of Solitude John Ortberg tells the story of asking his mentor Dallas Willard, “What do I need to do to be spiritually healthy?”After a long pause he replied, […]

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Volunteer Fair

When: Mar 8, 2015 12:30 PM

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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Men’s Day Retreat

When: Feb 28, 2015 9AM - 5PM

Where: 600 Palm Drive, Novato, CA

Our modern culture can be very unfriendly to the spiritual life we try to cultivate. Being seduced into being too busy, too ambitious, too self-indulgent, our souls long for real connection with God. Join us for a one day retreat focused on the struggle of modern spirituality (with an emphasis on being men) and how […]

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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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All Church Prayer

When: Monday, March 2, 7:00 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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Welcome to Reality

When: Every 4 months on Sunday 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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Sunday Supper

When: Quarterly on Sunday Evenings, 5:00 PM

Where: RSF HQ

Connect with other married couples and grow in your marriage through our Sunday Suppers. A Sunday Supper we prepare a home cooked meal and encouraging conversation around important but often forgotten topics of marriage. Our heart for these events is to connect married couples in our community to share in the joys, intricacies, and burdens of […]

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Baptisms

When: Spring and Fall

Where: Everett Middle School

Baptism is the Christian act of immersing a believer under water and then bringing him or her out of the water. Christ himself was baptized in the Sea of Galilee by John the Baptist. This historical incident is very important to the church, even today. Just as Christ’s ministry on earth was marked by his […]

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Jesus Walks; God With Us

Dave Lomas | John 2:1-12 | 41:00 | 22 Feb 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on how Jesus’ first miracle of turning water into wine demonstrates the joy that is found in God’s presence in John 2:1-12.  

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The Language Of God

Dave Lomas | John 1:1-18 | 43:00 | 15 Feb 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on how the book of John is written to show us that Jesus is the way that God was made known to us in John 1:1-18.

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Community: Life Together With God

Dave Dealy | Acts 2 | 40:00 | 8 Feb 2015

Dave Dealy speaks on how our salvation is a community-forming event that is lived out through faith, humility, and hospitality in Acts 2.

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The Simplicity and Mystery of Prayer

Dave Lomas | Luke 11:1-13 | 44:16 | 1 Feb 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on how prayer is about our relationship with and partnership with God in Luke 11:1-13. Video shown during teaching is created by The Bible Project and available for viewing on this recording and at http://youtu.be/8ferLIsvlmI 

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Annual Vision and Prayer Night 2015

Dave Lomas | SFJAZZ Center | 1:00 | 26 Jan 2015

Dave Lomas reviews the year past in the life of our church and shares vision and areas of prayer for the year ahead. See 2015 AVP Report on our Give page

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The Nature and Dangers of Worship

Dave Lomas | 2 Samuel 6 | 40:06 | 25 Jan 2015

Dave Lomas speaks on how our highest priority in our relationship with God is knowing Him more than anything else in 2 Samuel 6.

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John Mark Comer | John 14:12-18 | 40:41 | 18 Jan 2015

John Mark Comer speaks on the person and the power of the Holy Spirit in John 14:12-18.

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