Tag: "church life"

Beat the Blag: the 7 greatest lies in church life

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

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God Talks

In this series, Dave Gilpin shares intimately about his life and thoughts, mixed with live preaching from the best of recent ministry.

7 Stages Of Team Development

New volunteers and staff members that are seconded to be a part of a dynamic and effective team in the life of your church often go through seven stages before the ‘Team Thing’ really clicks and the authority of God really emerges.

First Break All The Rules

If great teamwork holds the key to a great future, how does one go about creating the ideal team? Why is it that the team we have varies greatly from the team we want!

Old Wisdom vs New Wisdom

When you come into leadership, there is plenty of wisdom available though not always necessarily true. Dave Gilpin looks at some commonly known nuggets of wisdom and gets the real truth out of them.

The Premier League

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.

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!