Dave Lomas

Teaching & Vision Pastor | Elder

Dave was born in the central valley of California, a town called Bakersfield (shout out Merle Haggard!). He began following Jesus as a junior in high school, started in ministry in 1997, and was ordained at the age of 21 as a youth pastor. After serving vocationally in ministry for 10 years, he felt called to plant a church.

In 2007, Dave and his wife Ashley moved to Carpinteria, California, to begin the process of planting with the Reality Family of Churches. It was there that God called them to move to San Francisco to start Reality SF. They moved in 2009, and after a year of prayer meetings, Reality SF started in 2010.

In addition to serving as an elder at Reality SF, Dave serves as Teaching & Vision Pastor, responsible for the overall pastoral vision and teaching of the church. He and his wife live near Mt. Davidson with their daughter Juniper Blue and golden doodle Prince. Dave’s first book, The Truest Thing About You, was a project that came from his lessons pastoring the first few years at RSF.

Meet Our Team

Learn about some of the other folks who lead our church.

Joe Tuson, Lay Elder

As a Lay Elder, Joe is most passionate about prayer and longs for us to prioritize intimacy with Jesus above everything.

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Kevin Cooke, Marriage & Family Pastor | Elder

In addition to serving as an elder, Kevin provides oversight for our Marriage & Family Ministries, which pursue care and discipleship of married couples, parents, children, and youth.

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Lindsay Barrios, Justice & Outreach Minister

Lindsay leads our Justice & Outreach ministry, working directly with volunteers, our leadership team, and Renewal Partners to activate our church towards justice work, both locally and globally.

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