‘Go into all of the world and preach the gospel to all creation.’ Mark 16:15 #EuropeNeedsYou

Silverdale Road: Time and chance happen to everyone

More British sporting stars have been created on this one street than any other street in England. Why? Because those who lived there were custodians of an unusual set of circumstances and opportunities. People think that talent is king, yet Silverdale Road tells us a different story. And this story

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Optical: A vision called you.

OPTICAL A vision called you. When Dave Gilpin drove his new car into a car wash he forgot who he actually was for a moment. He found himself hitting his own forehead twice with the palm of his hand in front of the car wash employee because he didn’t do

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Thank you midfielders for-
Not hogging the ball
Not walking off with the ball
Not avoiding the ball
Not over kicking the ball
Not missing the ball
Not dribbling the ball
Not quitting when you lost the ball

Thank you midfielders for-
Your kicks of prayer
Your passes of generosity
Your headers of kind thoughts
Your flexibility in style
Your small glances of knowing
Your slides of ownership

Much love.

The Strikers

Dangerous Liaisons

Our greatest danger is that we stop being dangerous and play life safe. Knowing that Jesus reigns over everything changes everything. Faith exists only in the thin blue line between hope and danger. When Peter stepped out of the boat, he confronted the possibility of drowning with the possibility of

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Through The Keyhole – Episode Three

Watch Episode Three of Hope City Church’s new series, Through The Keyhole as we go inside the homes of four of our favourite location pastors of Hope City Church

Through The Keyhole – Episode Two

THROUGH THE KEYHOLE The Super Secrets of Relationships & Fulfilment Episode Two – Marriage & Relationships with Frankfurt Pastors Steve and Siobhan Bullock In this four part series, we get right inside the actual homes of four of some of our favourite location pastors of Hope City! Then get ready for some of the

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Through The Keyhole – Episode One

Watch Episode One of Hope City Church’s new series, Through The Keyhole as we go inside the homes of four of our favourite location pastors of Hope City Church

This Is Your Summer OUT NOW

Listen to the brand new EP from Hope City Music, This Is Your Summer – available to buy on all major music platforms such as iTunes and Google Play.

Marriage, Infatuation and Sexuality

Infatuation is the emotion of joy…. on steroids. Just like sadness that morphs into depression, emotions are like rivers – as long as they are kept within their river banks, you will succeed. Pastor Dave starts with some thoughts he shared recently about marriage then gives 4 keys to prevent 

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The Interview: Dave Gilpin Talking to Himself

This in-house production will make little sense unless you know the personalities of the Lead Pastors of Hope City Church! It’s entirely tongue n cheek. Yet, even if you know nothing of the church, this ‘conversation’ will amuse even the hardest of religious souls! Please…. there’s nothing serious about this!

The Leadership Knife Edge

Pastors Dave and Jenny Gilpin tag team in talking through knife edge issues of leadership in the church today. It begins with the need to create feedback friendly churches and the huge challenge of not seeing correction as rejection in an age where everyone has a rejection complex.

The Pathways Challenge

This 12 minute compilation takes the three episodes of Dave Gilpin’s Pathways Series and strips out the central challenge creating a pathway to Europe by the giving out of seven original paintings to seven strategic locations across Brussels as a precursor to Hope City Church planting in that great European

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The River SINGLE – Hope City Music

Announcing the brand new single from Hope City Music – The River. With a summer EP set to release later this year, The River is available on all major platforms including Amazon Play, Google Play and 7Digital. Where to buy the single:

How To Have A Slightly Better Marriage

The pressure to have a brilliant marriage has caused a lot of marriages to go backwards and not forwards. When Ken and Barbie talk about their perfect marriage, they omit to tell you how imperfect it actually is! In this message, Pastor Dave Gilpin looks at 5 keys to have

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The Pathways Series Original Soundtrack

You can now listen to the original soundtrack to the Pathways Series on iTunes & Spotify today. This soundtrack accompanies the three part series in which Pastor Dave Gilpin opens the door to a whole new world of adventure by showing you how to create pathways where there appears to be no way for

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