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CG Material

By: Reality SF

Below, you can find the current material for Reality SF Community Groups. Practicing the Way of Jesus Part 1 (Print) Part 2 (Print) Part 3 (Print) Parts 4-6 (Coming soon!)   If you’re part of a new Community Group, you can find the 6-Part Launch Material here.

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How to Interpret Paul & the Epistles

By: Reality SF

As we continue in the Year of Biblical Literacy, we will be providing a few hermeneutic (the art of interpreting the Bible) tools to help you engage with Scripture in your personal reading and also communal settings. This piece walks through five important and fundamental aspects to Paul and the Epistles, which are outlined below. The […]

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How to Interpret The Prophets

By: Reality SF

As we continue in the Year of Biblical Literacy, we will be providing a few hermeneutic (the art of interpreting the Bible) tools to help you engage with Scripture in your personal reading and also communal settings. This piece written on The Prophets walks through five important and fundamental aspects to The Prophets, which are […]

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Reading the Bible as a Whole

By: Reality SF

As we continue in the Year of Biblical Literacy, we will be providing a few hermeneutic (the art of interpreting the Bible) tools to help you engage with Scripture in your personal reading and also in communal settings. This piece focuses on how to read the Bible as a whole and walks through various ways […]

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Invitation from the Leaders of Race Intensive 1.0

By: Reality SF

At Race Intensive 1.0, individuals will participate in two weeknight gatherings with people of their same racial background before uniting in a larger, shared Saturday event. The goal of these separate gathering spaces is to allow the safety to speak freely, confess, lament, and ask questions. Each of these race-specific gathering spaces are being led and […]

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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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New Year of Biblical Literacy Site

When: 2016

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This year, our church went through something called the Year of Biblical Literacy to engage with the Bible. We recently launched a new site that will permanently house all of the year’s videos, sermons, lectures, small group guides, and other resources. Check it out, and send it to friends and family who may be interested in […]

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Ministry Center Campaign

When: Nov & Dec 2016

Where: Reality SF HQ (1504 Bryant St.)

One of our big dreams has been to have a physical space in San Francisco where our church can minister out of and also invite others into. We already have a plan for a complete reconfiguration and redesign of our current headquarters on Bryant Street, and we are ready to move forward next year. To learn about […]

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All Church Prayer

When: Monday, Feb 6 | 7PM

Where: Reality SF Headquarters

Our first All Church Prayer gathering of the year will be Monday, February 6th, from 7PM – 9PM at the Reality SF Headquarters. As a community following Jesus, seeking renewal in our city, we must seek God together for direction in 2017. Doors open at 7PM with light refreshments, and prayer starts at 7:30PM. All […]

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Hope and Peace with God

Francis Chan | Romans 5:1-2 | 40:46 | 15 January 2017

Francis Chan speaks on being people who live in the hope, peace, and presence of God through the Gospel of Jesus in Romans 5:1-2. Also on iTunes: Audio | Video

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The Eyes of Your Heart Enlightened

Francis Chan | Ephesians 1:18-19 | 37:24 | 8 January 2017

Francis Chan speaks on knowing and experiencing hope in Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit in Ephesians 1:18-19. Also available on iTunes: Audio | Video (Note: Due to a power outage during service, this teaching’s audio was recorded on an iPhone; therefore, audio is below normal quality.)

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A New Year, a New You

Kevin Cooke | 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 | 28:34 | 1 January 2017

Kevin Cooke speaks on being a new creation with a new perspective and new purpose of reconciliation in 2 Corinthians 5:14-21. Also on iTunes: Audio | Video

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The End Is the Beginning

Ruthie Kim | Luke 1:5-22 | 43:34 | 18 December 2016

Ruthie Kim speaks on the practice of waiting in the Advent season and the immense value of waiting, hoping, and trusting in God through all of the Christian life in Luke 1:5-22. Also available on iTunes: Audio | Video

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Lecture on Public Faith in a Cultural Moment with Os Guinness

Os Guinness | | 1:30:32 | 12 December 2016

For our final lecture in the Year of Biblical Literacy Lecture Series, we welcomed author, social critic, and international speaker Os Guinness. Os spoke on the phenomenon of modernity in our world and the challenges (as well as opportunities) it presents for followers of Jesus. Q&A followed. Os Guinness received his doctorate in social sciences […]

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Transformative Love

Toby Kurth | Romans 12:14-21 | 45:11 | 11 December 2016

Toby Kurth speaks on how we can overcome evil with good through God’s transformative love and power in Romans 12:14-21. Also available on iTunes: Audio | Video

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Sincere Love

Matt Barrios | Romans 12:9-13 | 39:28 | 4 December 2016

Matt Barrios speaks on the sincere love of God’s Kingdom and the commands that guide us in it in Romans 12:9-13. Also available on iTunes: Audio | Video

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