On the 28 and 29 Oct, 900 people attended our Reformation Concert and heard the story of Jesus in Scripture. We are humbled and grateful to God for His amazing provision, kindness and grace to us. ...Keep Reading
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Our next Quarterly Congregational Meeting will be held on 1 October 2023 from 11.15am 12.30pm. ...
On 12 August 2023, we held a Thanksgiving Service to celebrate 64 years of God's faithfulness to Grace Baptist Church. This was held together with our Chinese-language congregation, and was the first one held since the pandemic restrictions were lifted. ...
Beh Soo Hee shares with us how he came to faith, how he came to be a part of Grace Baptist Church, and how he has been trusting God as a member of this church even as he served in various ministries. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...
At our recent church camp, we held a workshop called "In Our Golden Years" that focused on issues and challenges that seniors might face in life. It focused on some practical considerations especially on the medical front, but also touched on ways to be caring for one's spiritual growth too. ...
At our recent Church Camp, Pastor Mark walked us through how we can do one-to-one Bible reading. He introduced this tool taken from the book "One to One Bible Reading" by David Helm, and encouraged us to use it as a simple way to interact with another over Scripture....
Our next Quarterly Congregational Meeting will be held on 2 July 2023 after service from 11am to about 12.30pm....
Pastor Eugene announced at the 30 April 2023 service that Pastor Oliver would be sent temporarily to Acts Baptist Church to pastor for six months as part of GBC’s gospel partnership with a sister church. Pastor Oliver’s time at Acts Baptist Church will span from 1 July to 31 December 2023....
Every year, our Good Friday and Easter Sunday services help us to remember the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Frederick Chua reflects on how the sermons at both services helped us to go back to the precious truths and foundations of the Christian's life. ...
Elder Jonathan is our elder serving with the Missions Committee and at our recent QCM, he took the chance to update the church on our vision for missions. Our vision guides and affects what we do, and he encouraged us to consider how we too, as members can participate in the work. ...
Inspired and encouraged by the life of Henry Martyn, Eric Lui shares excerpts from Sarah J Rhea's book, "Life of Henry Martyn, Missionary to India and Persia, 1781 to 1812", highlighting the thoughts and struggles the missionary had with his antagonists in India and Persia, and how he persevered despite ill-health....
One of our aspirations as a church is to establish gospel partnerships with fellow like-minded Christians for the advance of the gospel. Our Missions Committee has also been exploring similar opportunities with churches and organizations overseas, and one such visit was to First Baptist Church of Bandung. ...
Our second Quarterly Congregational Meeting of the year will be held on 2 April 2023 after service from 11am to about 12.30pm. ...
Jim Tan, one of our members, wrote this article which was first published in Salt&Light. He shares reflections on Ecclesiastes 12 on how we can continue to remember our Creator when we face the struggle with dementia, and how caregivers can also encourage this memory. ...
Our English Congregation Leadership (ECL) have unanimously reaffirmed the calling of Jonathan Tan and Nehemiah Chong as elders. The ECL are thankful to God for their faithful service and their willingness to continue serving for another term of three years....
Obedience to God happens in both the big and small decisions in life and certainly, Christians are called to obey Him every day. For some of us, the call to obey God can take the form of obeying Him to go into full-time missions. So, what prompted our missionary, Esther, to consider becoming a missionary? She shares more about this journey here. ...
Reflections on the New City Catechism #32 What do justification and sanctification mean? Justification means our declared righteousness before God, made possible by Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Sanctification means our gradual, growing righteousness, made possible by the Spirit’s work in us. ...
We come to the end of the prayer devotional, and in this last entry, we'll take a look at the conclusion of the story of the Bible. This end of the story marks the beginning of an eternity of a new story, where all things have been made new. In this new kingdom, King Jesus reigns and God Himself dwells with His people....Keep Reading
The focus of worship is not on melody, orchestration or even lyrics. The focus of worship is instead on the One who receives our praise. Worship should be centred not on the act itself, but on the One to whom the worship is directed. Today, as we worship God in song, may our hearts overflow with gratefulness to the God who saves. ...Keep Reading
An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of October 2016...Keep Reading
A pictorial update of the construction work at 17 Mattar Road as at October 2016...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | TODAY | 5.15 PM 6.15 PM Our new module on the book of Proverbs, entitled, "Hearing Wisdom in a Noisy World: Discipleship in the Book of Proverbs" begins today. We will be studying Proverbs 19. Please note that the DS end time has reverted back to 6.15 pm. CHILDREN MINISTRY LESSONS The children will be dismissed ...Keep Reading
Today's Reformation concert brings a diverse group of people from our church together to hold a fundraising concert for the new church building. It is a great testimony that in unity, such a diverse group of people would work together for something such as this. Ephesians 4 gives us an idea why people who are so different live, serve, and worship together. This is because ...Keep Reading
Prayer Meeting (26 October 2016) Prayer Points I. Youth Ministry Prayer Praise: - We thank God for Jane's faithful service in the Youth Ministry pray for her Steven as they enter a new chapter in India. - Continued prayer for the youths who are going through their exams and for those who will be commencing their O levels. - Prayer for the youth camp organising ...Keep Reading
Thanksgiving and gratefulness are traits that mark the Christian life. But Christian thanksgiving is not about politeness or practicing good manners. Instead it comes from understanding who God is....Keep Reading
The New Testament life is about holy living, since we have been joined to a holy Saviour. Paul stresses that our motivation for holy living is not fear of punishment but heavenly-minded hope for those who have been united with Christ. ...Keep Reading
To be united to Jesus Christ means now, the Son of God who loved me and gave Himself for me, lives in me and by faith, I trust in Him....Keep Reading
Who are you? The Bible tells us that for Christians, your old self has gone, and your new identity is Christ is here. But this applies not just to the individual. We ought not to consider each other in the old way either! ...Keep Reading
Because of Jesus, being blameless means we’re no longer guilty because we have been justified. In this new identity, we live for the praise of God’s glorious grace. Not only have we been made holy and blameless, Ephesians tells us that we are blessed with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places!...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | TODAY | 5.15 PM 6.00 PM Our third session on "Promise and Fulfilment" will continue today. Please note that DS will end at 6.00 pm to ensure that members participating in the fundraising concert will have sufficient time to attend the rehearsal punctually. CHILDREN MINISTRY LESSONS 2yr P2: God is all powerful (...Keep Reading
The gospel is the good news that Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried and raised to life on the third day. God is so gracious to give us this wonderful hope. This is good news, not because we work to achieve it, but because it has been done for us and we receive it by faith. ...Keep Reading
Redemption is all of God’s doing and none of ours. Let us give thanks for our Saviour! ...Keep Reading
Jesus’ complete obedience to the Father and perfect fulfilment of the Old Testament law should give us great confidence because we have received Christ’s status in full. He did it all for us! Are you still trying to please God on your own? How does Jesus’ obedience set us free from that heavy burden?...Keep Reading
What is the greatest thing we should strive for in life? It is to know God. Jesus made it possible for us to know God personally, not just in abstract attributes. ...Keep Reading
Rehearsals and practices are getting more intense as we are nearing the actual concert. We managed to find some time to chat with some of the choir members and had them share their thoughts and experiences thus far...Keep Reading
In tandem with the actual rebuilding of GBC, Grace News’ metaphorical church now has the foundation, the structure and the internal connections. What is still lacking are the finishing works....Keep Reading
Our great and gracious God, we thank You for Your plan of salvation and for the appearing of our Saviour. Help us meditate on His coming as a babe in Bethlehem, and Your plan and purpose behind it all. ...Keep Reading
Here is a sharing from a parent on how they walk alongside their children in their educational journey with God’s perspective so that they experience His faithfulness in their lives....Keep Reading
God promised to give them new spiritual life through new birth. Their new hearts would have God’s law written on them and they would have a new Spirit which would cause them to obey Him....Keep Reading
We often marvel at the mistakes of Israel in the Old Testament accounts but man’s root problem of a sinful, idolatrous heart has not changed since our first parents disobeyed God...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION : 1. DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | TODAY | 5.15 PM 6.00 PM▪ Our second session on "Promise and Fulfilment" will continue today. Please note that DS will end at 6.00 pm to ensure that members participating in the fundraising concert will have sufficient time to attend the rehearsal punctually. 2. CHILDREN MINISTRY LESSONS▪ 2yr P2: God alone is God...Keep Reading
As His sheep, we can be assured that He will lead, protect and provide for us, and rest is available for us regardless of what we are facing. In Him, our deepest hunger and thirst are met. We are renewed and revived by the living waters He provides....Keep Reading
God never left His people leaderless, and in spite of their disobedience, He was faithful to provide. Our God is ever faithful, even when we are faithless. ...Keep Reading
God contrasts Himself against the false gods and idols of the world. He condemns the counterfeit gods who are empty and powerless. ...Keep Reading
God is merciful to sinners, and forgives sin when we repent. Worship the God who forgives our sin, and does not hold it against us....Keep Reading
Caleb Yap, who has been working on the music and coordination of the concert shares with us some of the exciting things that have been going on behind the scenes. ...Keep Reading
God’s love is everlasting, no matter how many times the Israelites turned against Him and forgot how He provided for them. His love never gave up. God’s love is the same for us today. Nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus (Rom 8:39). ...Keep Reading
God is the fountain of all our blessings. Our motivation for keeping God’s Word is not from a posture of pride and self-interest, but we keep His Word out of humility, gratitude and love....Keep Reading
Do you like eating raw spaghetti? No? How about cooked? Cooked spaghetti tastes much nicer, don’t you think? But - at least raw spaghetti is neat and tidy, all lined up nicely and easily separated. Cooked spaghetti is a different story. A plate of cooked spaghetti is all mixed up and you can't see where each strand starts and finishes....Keep Reading
The Old Testament Exodus account parallels the New Testament teaching of our salvation through Jesus. We too, lived as slaves bound to sin until God brought us out through Christ. Like the Israelites, we are sojourners in this world which is not our home and we’re only passing through....Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | TODAY | 5.15 PM 6.00 PM ▪ DS begins today with a new module entitled "Promise and Fulfilment". Please refer to the attached flyer for more details. Please note that DS will end at 6.00 pm to ensure that members participating in the fundraising concert will have sufficient time to attend the concert rehearsal punctually....Keep Reading
God is always faithful to His promise. His promises are trustworthy and reliable and God has the power to keep them....Keep Reading
God put in place a plan for redemption long ago. In His faithfulness, God’s beautiful plan will redeem everything in His time. ...Keep Reading
The Bible says that in our fallen nature, we are sinful all the time. The experiences of cosmic disorder remind us of our deep brokenness and need for a Saviour. People really do need the Lord....Keep Reading
The Bible gives us humbling insight into our own souls, that sinners have exchanged His glory for lesser images and idols. We often fail to recognise the gravity of our own sin....Keep Reading
God made the amazing world we live in! He created the earth and filled it with a rich variety of plants and animals for us to enjoy. Let us join with all creation in beholding the greatness of our Creator!...Keep Reading
The Bible records that in the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. On this Sunday, we pause to consider and worship our Creator God not only individually, but also together as families, and as a congregation....Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION : 1. DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | TODAY | 5.15 PM 6.15 PM DS is in recess today as the Evangelism Team will be conducting a workshop during this time slot. DS will begin again on 9 Oct with a new module entitled "Promise and Fulfilment". Please refer to the attached flyer for more details. 2. EVANGELISM WORKSHOP | TODAY 2 OCT | 5.15 PM 6.15 PM ...Keep Reading
On the first day of this month-long church-wide devotional, we learn of how Jesus Christ, the Faithful One, never abandons His disciples. Instead, He promises them a Helper....Keep Reading
An update on the construction progress and cash flow projections as of September 2016...Keep Reading
Prayer and Praise Items for September 2016 ...Keep Reading