Is Skint A Lack Of Faith?

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.

I Want That One

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’.

Whatever You Do – Don’t Pass On The Baton

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!

The 80-20 Rule

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!

Let Me Entertain You

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.

How To Have A Critical Spirit

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.

From Ground Zero To Lift Off

Dave Gilpin’s real life diary charts the course that took Hope City Church, still reeling from a conflict that saw many people leave and their nearby satellite Church part company, into a new season of amazing growth and vitality.