50% of all of your weaknesses don’t exist. They’re fictional. We’ve mistaken non-strengths for weaknesses. Strengthen your non-strengths and the best you’ll get is average. Strengthen your strengths and you’ll find your genius. The other 50% are reversible. God places His strengths on the fault lines of your weaknesses. This
This message takes the listener through the 7 things upon which your future depends and lands on- ‘The dreams you declare will never die’. On this point Dave Gilpin digresses and outlines the plans for the future Hope City Complex in a suburb called Waverley near junction 33 on the
Cry Me a River Whether you call yourself an introvert, shy, quiet or just plain reserved, there’s a New You that supersedes the Natural You times a thousand. The bible says that you’re not a lake, a pond, a swamp or a flood. You’re a river. Rivers flow. They’re dynamic.
Fences are good- good for privacy, good for personal time and good for protection. To love someone is to love their fence. To love their fence is to allow them space- space to back away, space to hide, space to process and space to find their own convictions on life
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
In this series, Dave Gilpin shares intimately about his life and thoughts, mixed with live preaching from the best of recent ministry.
In a world where people want a Nirvana of a stress free life, Dave Gilpin turns up the heat on what a purpose driven life looks like in the modern world. He also explains the latest move of Hope City Church to become a C3 Church under the leadership of Ps Phil and Chris Pringle, based at C3 Church in Oxford Falls, who over see the global movement of C3.
To talk about ‘crazy faith’ is like talking about a ‘flying plane’. That’s what planes do. Faith doesn’t make sense. It makes miracles. This is Dave Gilpin’s take on Crazy Faith – recorded live at Hope City Sheffield.
Inside every letter delivered by the Holy Spirit from God’s heart to yours, is a cheque. It’s the Cheque of Faith. It guarantees the promise. Don’t lose the cheque!
In part 5 of the Falling Upwards podcasts, Senior Pastor Dave Gilpin continues to discover how we can confront and deal with eternal issues that can champion our successes. There is someone and somethings that want you to fall, in this podcast you will hear how these pitfalls seek to plot against you. God’s destiny does not include falling and by his power we can spiral upwards.
In Part 4 Dave Gilpin continues to unpack the Fallin Upwards podcasts. Dave describes how Champions are made of something, the ability to get up after being knocked down, to put the past behind and to have a fresh attitude can determine your future. Part 4 shows how we do not need a change in life or location but a change in attitude and belief.
In the week following Hope CIty Church’s incredible First Fruits Sunday – Dave Gilpin looks at living the faith life. There is always something else to be believing God for. When God’s resources are unlimited there is always more to be tapped into – according to our faith, be it unto us! it’s according to faith though so don’t be snooting around someone else’s well. Dig your own!
The last few weeks have seen some incredible and unprecidented changes across the world’s banking and political systems. The media coverage is not unlike that of the recent conflicts in the middle east; blow by blow, minute by minute ‘as it happens’ coverage designed ultimately to beat the media competition in getting the latest developments out to you and I.
When things are financially tight in church life, or even in your personal life, it could be a sign that you’re actually smack bang in the middle of God’s will. Sometimes we just need a jolt. Our propensity for routine and familiarity slowly leads us away from noticing changes in season and changes in the mind of the Holy Spirit. When forced to really hear what the Spirit is saying we finally wake up and move out into new territory in God.
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.