The slipstream of faith is a deadly place. You can tuck in under someone else’s breakthroughs and have a measure of success and yet be unaware that somehow you’ve run out of your own faith. You can be full of hope that God will come through for you, yet He
Psalm 46 states, ‘There is a river that makes glad the City of God.’ The river of God in your life is unstoppable. It will never run out and will transport you into all God has for you. But the river does something else- it carries stuff away. You can’t
Calling your future. Chaos marked the beginning of creation. Chaos always exists between what was and what is to come. To usher in what was to come, God spoke. He didn’t just think. He didn’t remain silent. The Word of God contains the power of God, yet the spoken word
In Matthews Gospel, 8 out of around 14 parables that Jesus gave were directly to do with judgement. We never mention it for the fear of offending. However- In this age of judgementalism where isms and phobias are thrown around both as missiles of judgment and weapons of mass bullying,
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
More British sporting stars have been created on this one street than any other street in England. Why? Because those who lived there were custodians of an unusual set of circumstances and opportunities. People think that talent is king, yet Silverdale Road tells us a different story. And this story
OPTICAL A vision called you. When Dave Gilpin drove his new car into a car wash he forgot who he actually was for a moment. He found himself hitting his own forehead twice with the palm of his hand in front of the car wash employee because he didn’t do
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
If you don’t know what you want, you’ll get what you’re given. Dave Gilpin encourages us to dig deep and discover what we really really want. There’s a gap of frustration between what we accept in life over what we really really want. Here’s how you persue the life you were called to live over the one we scrape together…
Is it possible to be far away from God? When someone is running away from God – how far can they get – a mile? a marathon? a million miles? Dave Gilpin, Senior Pastor of Hope City Church looks at the problem and solves it – thanks to some help from the Bible! It’s a Hope City video treat! Enjoy.
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.