Have you ever seen the comic sketch, ‘The Only Gay in the Village’? This famous Little Britain sketch is one of the most powerful observations of human nature ever to be broadcast on TV. The psychology that surrounds it is one of the biggest reasons why people leave your church
There is a road in England where more sporting stars have been created than any other. It’s called Silverdale Road. If talent alone had been the key, there would be no Silverdale Road. Dave Gilpin pulls out all the stops to investigate the truth behind the headlines. His conclusion is
You can feel the tremors. Two unexpected political events have taken place in recent times that have destabilised our world- Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as President. No one expected it. True public opinion has decided to go underground. Something is happening in the western world as a
It’s time that ‘Healthy things grow’, yet there’s a point that a tree stops growing vertically, yet never stops reproducing laterally. To judge a tree by its height only and not by its ability to spread or shade is to make a wrong judgement. In forever comparing your church’s attractiveness
‘Healthy things grow’ is a slogan all of us have grown up with and while the gist of it is true, the application of it can get us all caught up in either mild panic or a mire of condemnation. There are two kinds of growing Churches in the world
Between Heaven and Earth are 10 gates, symbolised by Nehemiah repairing The 10 Gates of Jerusalem after their destruction by The Babylonian Empire. If we can clear the debris and open the gates we could be a part of an unprecedented move of God.
Every Church needs to be a Hit Factory – a place where you inner tunes are discovered, detached from the discords of fear and doubt, placed together with rhythms of grace and united with the X Factor of Heaven.
The more relevant you become, the more access you get granted to people’s hearts and souls. If your mission is to see hearts and souls transformed by The Gospel, getting an ‘all access’ card is essential. In this article, I discuss how preachers can upgrade their card to ‘all areas’, making it easier to see all they dream to see come to pass.
75% of everything that you think is impossible is not impossible. If all you can think is Zig then Zag, you’ll be hampered all of your life by the feelings that things are just not possible! God more often than not calls us to Zag Zig. Creativity can break the code to 75% of your impossibility. This message is made for you.
If you have wondered where your God may be leading you to, it’s a place called Bethany. It’s a place where ‘Agape’ love collides with ‘Phileo’ love – where unconditional love meets brotherly love to create a sense of family that all of us are deeply longing for. And it’s from a bond of brothers that strength comes and the future is won.
When does a blag become a lie? We live in a world of blagging. We all do it. It’s the art of spin. It’s when truth is either stretched or omitted to create an impression that is no longer true! And it’s in epidemic proportions across our culture. Yet, spin
Usually, depending upon our personality type, each of us has a ‘love language’ that means the world to us. It’s a way of communicating, not necessarily through words, that leaves us feeling valued and incredibly special. However, it’s when your demand for your ‘loved one’ to speak your own particular love language increases that the relationship usually begins to unravel rather than strengthen.
The mantra of our age is not only ‘be yourself’ but ‘find yourself’. Yet the imprint of the New Testament is not to find yourself but to define yourself. It’s not what the Word of God says about you that ultimately counts, it’s what YOU say about you. Your definition of yourself will either align you with God’s truth, and release its power upon your life, or alienate you from truth and render it redundant to your life and world.
Whatever you do don’t play into the mantra of this age by trying to find yourself. It’s complicated. You’re complicated. You need to define yourself, not find yourself. This message will explain everything you need to know about The Next You. It maybe time for a rebrand. You are too important to be left in the past.
If we make it all about the BASS of the Kingdom of God, He will make it all about the BREAKTHROUGH of the Kingdom of God. If you seek first that Bass, God will supply the tunes of the Treble! We need that Boom Boom of the thunder of Heaven