Against the backdrop of the spirit of recession and to prepare the way for Hope City’s First Fruits offering in February 2009, Dave Gilpin uses the book of Isaiah to turn the tide of fear into a tsunami of faith. It’s a powerful season of declaration and prepration. Prepare to be challenged.
Sometimes men are able to feel wrong simply for being a man! This podcast sees Dave Gilpin playing in defense of the male species. He looks at everything from the top ten things you’ll never hear a man say to the reason that men are always wrong and women are always wrong!
Within everyone’s mind are cities of habit, trains of thought, fields of dreams and the occasional floods of emotion. Dave Gilpin sets out to map the mind and explain why we think and act the way we do.
Not everyone in church life is in the Premier League. There are many who play outside of that league. Churches are filled with people who play in the Championship League, League 1, League 2 and a big number that only play in the pub leagues on Sundays. Dave Gilpin explains his findings.
There’s a cult of perfection out there. There’s an idea that to walk with Jesus is to never fail, never experience increasing trials and never bleed one drop of blood. Dave Gilpin begs to differ.
Dave Gilpin carefully selects only a handful of things that annoy him about the ministry! Preached at Christian City Church’s European Conference (C3i), Dave spends time emphasising the difference between his own expectations of the ministry and the reality of the ministry.
Dave Gilpin looks at what he’s looking for in a ground breaking movement set to influence the United Kingdom. In this article, he looks at five non negotiables that must be in place to stop movements and denominations treading water and become ‘one hit wonders’.
Dave Gilpin explains in no uncertain terms why he’s not going to be passing the baton on to the next generation. In fact, he states that if you want to demobilise half of the church – keep using relay race analogies!
Dave Gilpin looks at the 5 reasons why trying to break the 80 / 20 rule will fail every time. Many leaders have become beggars and pushy salesmen in an effort to mobilise the masses. All to no avail. Listen this podcast to find out why!
Entertainment has always been associated with either the superficial side of life or the downright worldly side but it is never officially associated with church life.
Why is it, that one word of criticism is never eradicated by a hundred words of praise? Dave Gilpin looks at the issue of criticism to work out why criticism is so powerful and how leaders and pastors can become better critics.