Tag: "Hope City"

Future Proof

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

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Cry Me A River

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.

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Mending Fences

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

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Middle Child Syndrome – Why People Leave Church

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

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Slow Is The New Perfect – PART TWO

The Kingdom of God is like SLOW TV- it’s like 7 hours 23 minutes of Salmon fishing in Norway on NETFLIX. Even the analogy Jesus gave of seeds being planted is all SLOW SLOW SLOW. And that’s the same for every one AND every church everywhere. We grow slow, church

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You Don’t Know You – Fixing you to fix your life

Becoming conscious of the deep unconscious part of your being is the start of everything. It’s the truest you, the essential you, the vital you. Paul calls it your inner man that sits below your soul and below your heart. So he directs all of his prayers in Ephesians to

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ARISE : OUT NOW

It’s here! The latest release from Hope City Music – Arise Following the success of ‘This is Your Summer’ comes their latest single; Arise. You can find it on all major platforms including iTunes and Spotify, so make sure you’re listening today!  

This Is Your Summer OUT NOW

Listen to the brand new EP from Hope City Music, This Is Your Summer – available to buy on all major music platforms such as iTunes and Google Play.

Marriage, Infatuation and Sexuality

Infatuation is the emotion of joy…. on steroids. Just like sadness that morphs into depression, emotions are like rivers – as long as they are kept within their river banks, you will succeed. Pastor Dave starts with some thoughts he shared recently about marriage then gives 4 keys to prevent 

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The Interview: Dave Gilpin Talking to Himself

This in-house production will make little sense unless you know the personalities of the Lead Pastors of Hope City Church! It’s entirely tongue n cheek. Yet, even if you know nothing of the church, this ‘conversation’ will amuse even the hardest of religious souls! Please…. there’s nothing serious about this!

The Leadership Knife Edge

Pastors Dave and Jenny Gilpin tag team in talking through knife edge issues of leadership in the church today. It begins with the need to create feedback friendly churches and the huge challenge of not seeing correction as rejection in an age where everyone has a rejection complex.

The Pathways Challenge

This 12 minute compilation takes the three episodes of Dave Gilpin’s Pathways Series and strips out the central challenge creating a pathway to Europe by the giving out of seven original paintings to seven strategic locations across Brussels as a precursor to Hope City Church planting in that great European

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The River SINGLE – Hope City Music

Announcing the brand new single from Hope City Music – The River. With a summer EP set to release later this year, The River is available on all major platforms including Amazon Play, Google Play and 7Digital. Where to buy the single:

How To Have A Slightly Better Marriage

The pressure to have a brilliant marriage has caused a lot of marriages to go backwards and not forwards. When Ken and Barbie talk about their perfect marriage, they omit to tell you how imperfect it actually is! In this message, Pastor Dave Gilpin looks at 5 keys to have

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Ebenezer – The place between Miracles

Whether you’ve been called out like Abraham, thrown out like Jonah or sold out like Joseph, it’s time to raise your Ebenezer and declare ‘thus far, the Lord has helped me’. Jonah raised his in the belly of a whale and then that same whale took him to the shoreline

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