Missions Category

Greetings from Esther!

Esther Yap sent her greetings from the UK where she is studying for her Masters in Field Linguistics from Jan-June 2018.

Aunty Poh Kin's Visit to Beacon Hall

Aunty Poh Kin, who is 97 years old and a long-time member of GBC, made a trip to Beacon Hall in Chiang Mai in November this year. Susan Tan, her niece and a regular volunteer and supporter of the work at Kathy's Home in Pua, shared how God has so generously answered Aunty Poh Kin's prayer and enabled her to visit Beacon Hall to see the marvellous work He is doing there.

Pua Mission Trip -- Dec 2017

10 GBC members conducted the quarterly English Camp at Kathy's Home in Pua from 1-4 Dec 2017. They also visited the House of Hope – a dormitory for Hmong students under The Firm Foundation – which is about 20mins away at Thawangpha. Read the trip report to find out more.

A Note to My Church Family

Our dear sister, Lily Pang, who has retired as a missionary after faithfully serving 33 years in the field, updates us on the task that God has laid upon her heart to serve among the elderly in GBC and Singapore.

From Farm Boy to Global Ambassador

Tom Chandler, one of the missionaries whom GBC has the privilege to partner with, explains how God used his unique background to prepare him for his ministry in Asia.

Missionary Apprentice -- Fedora Teong

Now in her final semester at the Singapore Bible College, Fedora Teong updates us on her potential overseas mission plans in Thailand with OMF after graduation. We pray for her as she prepares to move out of her comfort zone, to bring the gospel to the ends of the earth.

Pua Mission Trip -- Sept 2017

A team of nine headed to Kathy's Home in Pua, Thailand to conduct the quarterly English camp from 1-4 Sept 2017. For this camp, they also taught the children English memory verse songs from the Children Ministry's Singing God's Love in God's Word music album. The children (and teachers) had a great time learning the songs. Read the trip report to find out more.

An Update from Beacon Hall

Beacon Hall, a hostel for university students in Chiang Mai, started its first intake of students in April 2017. We thank God for the hard work of William and Karen Lenn in seeing through the building of the hostel and for their joy and commitment to want to serve Him among the Hmong and Thai communities. Karen Lenn shares with us more about the students they are ministering to.

Short-term mission trip to Cambodia 2017

Over 6 days a team from GBC demonstrated the love of Jesus to rural Cambodians through dental care, teaching, and sharing the word of God.

Pua Mission Trip -- May 2017

11 GBC members headed to Pua, Thailand, to conduct the quarterly English Camp at Kathy's Home from 26-29 May 2017. The Thai academic year has just begun and the team was excited to meet four new children at the home. Read the trip report to find out more.

Luwuk Mission Trip 2017

As part of the program for Great Commission Month, the iCare CG shared with us the recent trip some of them made to Luwuk to visit Tzi Ping and Heidi Leong, their CG members cum adopted missionaries. The trip has helped them better understand and appreciate Ping and Heidi's work among the Saluan people. If you have missed their presentation, here's a short recap of what they shared.

Kamus Saluan - Saluan Dictionary Project

Tzi Ping and Heidi, our missionaries in Luwuk, update us on the Saluan dictionary project. We are so encouraged by how God is opening doors for them to bless the Saluan community and we are very excited for the launch of the Saluan dictionary app – Kamus Saluan.

Great Commission Month -- May 2017

The theme for this year's Great Commission Month is "Every Member Making Disciples in Obedience". The Missions Committee shares with us the programme for this year's Great Commission Month which will be held in May.

Letter from a Dear Missionary Couple

GBC receives a heart-warming letter from a dear missionary couple who has been away for many years. We give thanks for what God has been doing in and through them to minister to the Unreached People Groups, and we pray alongside them as they transit to a new assignment and city.

Pua Mission Trip -- Feb 2017

A group of six GBC members, comprising five regular members and newcomer Sherri Buntain, headed to Pua, Thailand, to conduct the quarterly English Camp at Kathy's Home from 24-27 Feb 2017. Read the trip report to find out more.

Trusting in the Lord -- Doug & Joyce Erdmann

Doug and Joyce Erdmann update us on their new ministry with The Navigators in Colorado, United States. We pray with them that they will continue to trust in the Lord as they transit to a new place with new roles.

Adopt-a-Missionary (AM) Programme

Have your care group adopted a missionary yet? Find out more about how we can support and care for our missionaries by adopting them.

Cambodia Mission Trip (8-12 June 2015)

6 GBC members went on a dental mission trip to the Trang Province of Cambodia in June. Read about the trip here!

Interview with Esther Yap

Esther Yap, a GBC member, shares with us her journey in obeying Jesus, which involved her making a decision to quit her job and pursue Bible translation in missions.

Missions at GBC: The Kairos Course

In this blogpost, the Missions Committee shares the heart behind implementing the Kairos Course, what it's about and why GBC members are encouraged to participate.

Kairos: God, the Church, and the World

The recent Kairos course held at Calvary Baptist Church provided much insight into world missions for GBC members who participated. Read about it here and find out more details of upcoming courses!

Interview with David Chang

In the month of June, we heard from one of our missionaries, David Chang. We caught up with him after that, and asked him to share a bit more about his conversion, and his call to missions.