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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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A Meal to Share

By: Josh Waidley

This is the second of three exercises in our Sabbath Blog Series; each blog provides practical ways for you to practice a sabbath in your present season. We cannot escape food. We need to eat. If we don’t eat we will die. The second thing God told Adam & Eve after the Cultural Mandate of Genesis 1:28, […]

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Be Enveloped in Play & Fun

By: Josh Waidley

This is the first of three exercises in our Sabbath Blog Series; each blog provides practical ways for you to practice a sabbath in your present season. In a city like San Francisco where success, efficiency, and competency are highly valued we can easily become very serious people. We feel we must live up to the […]

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Sabbath Blog Series

By: Reality SF

The best part of being in school was the summer. I know the correct answer is supposed to be “learning”, but let’s be real, 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 […]

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Sexual Experience as Embodied Humans

By: Julie Barrios

The health of our hearts is dependent upon bringing our true selves before the true God. Today, we invite you to engage in a reflective examen so that you can approach God with a greater sense of awareness of what is happening in your soul. Last week, we heard from Natalie So discussing the wisdom […]

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Wisdom: Our Bodies

By: Natalie So, CG Member & Guest Contributor

We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body. For we who are alive are always being given over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that his life may also be revealed in our mortal body. 2 Corinthians 4:9-11 “She’s […]

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An Update as our Church Grows in Charity

By: Tim Ritter

This is the final installment of our 5-part Wisdom for Charity blog series. Where We’ve Been Reality SF is about 4.5 years old now. God’s blessed us with an incredible few years of life, ministry, and maturation. We’ve celebrated incredible victories while learning some tough lessons. We don’t have to downplay the fruit of God’s […]

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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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Knowing the Roots of Service

By: Tim Ritter

This is Part 4 in a series entitled Wisdom For Charity. We want to love our neighbors well, especially the poor, so we’ve pursued wisdom, even if it challenges our common approaches to charity. We’ve called Proverbs a User’s Guide to the Good Life because its wisdom teaches what life ought to be. Wisdom begins by […]

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Because Justice Matters Cultivate Fundraiser

When: Fri, Sept 5, 2014 6:30 PM

Where: City Club SF

Join Because Justice Matters, one of our local ministry partners, at their annual fundraising gala. BJM reaches sexually exploited and isolated women, and mentors families and children in the Tenderloin. The evening includes dinner, a silent auction, a keynote from founder, Ruthie Kim, and a performance from the children’s dance program at BJM. All funds raised will […]

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Give Them Grace Parenting Conference

When: Sat, Sept 20, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: Sunset Church

Reality SF and Sunset Church present the Give Them Grace Conference. Give Them Grace is a one-day parenting conference with Elyse Fitzpatrick and her daughter, Jessica Thompson, based on their book, Give Them Grace. Elyse and Jessica apply the beautiful declarations of the gospel to parenting in practical yet paradigm-shifting ways. The goal of the […]

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Summer with The Village

When: June 8 to Sept 1

Where: RSF HQ

As school winds down for the summer, The Village is coming alive with its summer series of events for kids and families.  From June to September, The Village will open up its space at the RSF HQ to offer classes and community events where kids can grow and parents can come together in fellowship while […]

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Eat Ups

When: Every Sunday, Following 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 Ups 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 […]

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The Strangeness of Christianity

Dave Lomas | 1 Peter 1:3-9 | 44:23 | 31 Aug 2014

Audio and video coming on Tuesday. Thank you for your patience & Happy Labor Day!

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Before God And Society

Dave Lomas | 1 Peter 1:1-2 | 48:16 | 24 Aug 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on the need to know our identity in Christ before knowing our identity in society in 1 Peter 1:1-2.

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Becoming: The Life of Simon Peter

Dave Lomas | 1 Peter 1:1 | 52:38 | 17 Aug 2014

Dave Lomas speaks on the life of the disciple Simon Peter and his journey of relationship with Jesus Christ in 1 Peter 1:1.

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Becoming Unstuck

Al Abdullah | Jonah 1:1-17 | 46:26 | 10 Aug 2014

Al Abdulla speaks on why we run from God and how turning back to Him frees us from being stuck in Jonah 1:1-17. 

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A Community Of Forgiveness

Dave Dealy | Matthew 18:21-25 | 50:38 | 3 Aug 2014

Dave Dealy speaks on how forgiveness is required of each of us as followers of Christ and how we are expected to love one another in Matthew 18:21-25.

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Living Out The Story Of God

Dan Kimball | Judges 2:10 | 41:28 | 27 July 2014

Dan Kimball speaks on how it only takes one Christian living out the story of God to change someone else’s life for eternity in Judges 2:10.

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Spiritual Friendship

Tim Chaddick | 1 Samuel 20:1-17 and 35-42 | 45:28 | 20 July 2014

Tim Chaddick speaks on the definition of spiritual friendship and our need for covenantal relationship with others in 1 Samuel 20:1-17 and 35-42.

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