Authentic Community

37 min


We all have protective filters that lead us to hide our worst and only showcase our best. But filters will never allow us to have the intimate, vulnerable relationships that God wants for us. In this message, Pastor Dan Terry unpacks that tension and shares how we can overcome this to build God's plan for an authentic community.

Featuring: Dan Terry & Sozo Church

Authentic Community

37 min


We all have protective filters that lead us to hide our worst and only showcase our best. But filters will never allow us to have the intimate, vulnerable relationships that God wants for us. In this message, Pastor Dan Terry unpacks that tension and shares how we can overcome this to build God's plan for an authentic community.

Featuring: Dan Terry & Sozo Church

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About this Church

Pastor Justin & Jennifer Laird lead Sozo Church, a church in San Francisco committed to helping people reach their full potential in Christ. From passionate worship and relevant teaching, to small groups gathering all over the Bay Area, to loving and serving their city with no strings attached. Their desire is to see every person Know God, Find Freedom, Discover Purpose, and Make a Difference.

Located In: San Francisco

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