Matt Barrios

Leadership Training & Development Minister

Way back when, Matt lived in the LA area studying English Literature in college and training in Christian spirituality in seminary.

Now at Reality SF, he is totally in his wheelhouse training and developing leaders, while creating Practice content for our Community Groups. Additionally, Matt is an accredited spiritual director and loves providing direction to RSF congregants.

In his free time, he loves to do absolutely anything with his powerful, compassionate, free-spirited wife, Lindsay.

Matt and Lindsay live in the Tenderloin District.

Meet Our Team

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

Danielle Stowaway, Justice & Outreach Coordinator

Danielle cares for our relationships with local partner organizations and missionaries, while also cultivating Reality's ministry in San Francisco and beyond.

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Emily Houghton, Nursery Ministry Coordinator

Emily supports our nursery volunteers in caring for the babies of The Village, while also encouraging and connecting with parents.

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Tarik El-Ansary, Administration & Finance Pastor | Elder

In addition to serving as an elder, Tarik oversees our church’s finances, human resources, facilities, and legal contracts.

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