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Going Back is Not Going Backwards – Dave Gilpin

Going Back is Not Going Backwards – Dave Gilpin 1343 1679 Hope City Church

Sometimes you’ve got to go back in order to go forwards. Yet we are all a little scared of going back for fear of going backwards. No one wants to do that. Going back, however, is not the same as going backwards. It’s preparing you for going forwards. God told…

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Upsizing – Dave Gilpin

Upsizing – Dave Gilpin 2048 2560 Hope City Church

What to Do After the Storms are Gone The place where you live and breathe is too small for you. It fitted yesterday, but it doesn’t fit your future. The only way out is to upsize. The prophet said to the woman about to die, go into your neighbours households…

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Self Hate vs Self Love – Dave Gilpin

Self Hate vs Self Love – Dave Gilpin 2560 2130 Hope City Church

To interpret the scripture, ‘love your neighbour as you love yourself’ by saying that you must love yourself before you can love another is to sabotage truth. Jesus isn’t saying this. He’s telling us to take our current self obsession with either self hate or self love and turn our…

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Stop Loving You – Dave Gilpin

Stop Loving You – Dave Gilpin 2560 2560 Hope City Church

The Bible never tells us to love ourselves, forgive ourselves or treat ourselves. It says to deny ourselves. And the reasons are excellent- You loving you will prevent God displaying His love for you. Either you do it (which leads to incapacitating worries and doubts) or you leave it to…

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Wild Things Episode 3 – Simon Taylor

Wild Things Episode 3 – Simon Taylor 1080 1349 Hope City Church

Spliced with comedic moments, Pastor Dave Gilpin, along with four of Hope City’s finest pastors, are on their way to the Scottish border to find out the truth behind one of history’s greatest battles. In the largest battle ever fought between Scotland and England, why did the Scottish lose so…

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Wild Things Episode 4 – Dave Stoner

Wild Things Episode 4 – Dave Stoner 1080 1349 Hope City Church

Spliced with comedic moments, Pastor Dave Gilpin, along with four of Hope City’s finest pastors, are on their way to the Scottish border to find out the truth behind one of history’s greatest battles. In the largest battle ever fought between Scotland and England, why did the Scottish lose so…

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Wild Things Episode 2 – Chris Denham

Wild Things Episode 2 – Chris Denham 1080 1349 Hope City Church

Spliced with comedic moments, Pastor Dave Gilpin, along with four of Hope City’s finest pastors, are on their way to the Scottish border to find out the truth behind one of history’s greatest battles. In the largest battle ever fought between Scotland and England, why did the Scottish lose so…

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Wild Things Episode 1 – Tebo Mpanza

Wild Things Episode 1 – Tebo Mpanza 1080 1349 Hope City Church

Spliced with comedic moments, Pastor Dave Gilpin, along with four of Hope City’s finest pastors, are on their way to the Scottish border to find out the truth behind one of history’s greatest battles. In the largest battle ever fought between Scotland and England, why did the Scottish lose so…

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Mountain Men – Dave Gilpin

Mountain Men – Dave Gilpin 2560 2048 Hope City Church

A man without a mountain is only half a man. Every man was born for near misses, desperate challenges and traversing trouble. And when he does it for the protection and provision of others that man becomes a brother, a husband, a father. The bible tells us, ‘How beautiful  on…

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Cry Me A River – Dave Gilpin

Cry Me A River – Dave Gilpin 5546 4016 Hope City Church

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. They‘re hard to stop.…

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Mending Fences – Dave Gilpin

Mending Fences – Dave Gilpin 3654 3197 Hope City Church

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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The Meaning Of Life – Dave Gilpin

The Meaning Of Life – Dave Gilpin 4503 3590 Hope City Church

To have a life of meaning is the primary driver of human souls. To do this, tables must turn, saying goodbyes must happen, storm clouds are ushered and reinventions begun. That’s why many choose to attempt to live a life of happiness only to discover that on either side of…

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