Archives for Aug 2017

Announcements for 3 September 2017

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION    DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) In today's DS we will cover: "Living...

When Someone Comes to See

Pastor Ian encourages us to invite our friends to church and to warmly welcome newcomers, so that we will be the kind of church where seekers feel safe to explore faith. Read on to discover the surprising number one reason why many people do not return to a church they have visited.

Sermon Schedule for September 2017

As we continue with our series of messages in Acts, let us be in prayer for our pastors as they bring God's word to us and for us as church, to respond in obedience to his word.

Announcements for 27 Aug 2017

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) In today's DS we will cover: "Living By Faith. To...

Let's Prepare for Worship this Sunday (27 Aug 17)

How was your week? Were you overwhelmed by life's challenges and responsibilities that just never seemed to end? Take heart for God is calling you to take refuge in Jesus Christ, his Son, our promised King and Saviour.

Prayer Meeting on 25 August 2017

Prayer Meeting (25 August 2017) Prayer Points   I. YA MINISTRY Prayer & Praise: - Pra...

It is Good to Give Thanks!

At this season in our church life, GBC has a lot to give thanks for. Pastor Ian reminds us that it is not only good but also appropriate to express gratitude to the One who sustains us and provides us with everything we need. He suggests four ways we in turn can respond to such a generous God.

First Service back at Mattar Road

View the photo gallery to get a snapshot of our first worship service back at 17 Mattar Road last Sunday!

Announcements for 20 August 2017

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) DS will be in recess today. Next week's lesso...

Let's Prepare for Worship this Sunday (20 Aug 17)

How have you proclaimed God's excellencies and glorified him in where he has placed you during the week? As you reflect on this question, consider how you should respond in view of a sending God who has graciously made you his own through his Son.

Interview with Samuel and Jessica

Pastor Ian wrote about Samuel Beh joining us as a new ministry support staff from 14 August onwards. This week, we interviewed Samuel and his wife Jessica (affectionately known to some as "Sam and Jess") to find out more about them and how we can support and encourage them as a community!

Welcome Others, as Christ Has Welcomed Us

As we move back to Mattar Road, Pastor Eugene reminds us that the new building should be first and foremost a place to make Jesus known. One way we can make Jesus known is to be friendly and welcoming to each other, and to reach out to visitors in our midst in the same way Christ reached out to bring us near when we too were strangers.

Singing God's Love in God's Word (trailer)

Two months ago, the Children Ministry introduced the "Singing God’s Love in God’s Word” CD project which they have been preparing since May last year. We are excited to announce that the CDs (and USBs) are now available! Watch the trailer to find out more!

Announcements for 13 August 2017


Let's Prepare for Worship this Sunday (13 Aug 17)

This Sunday, as we focus on God's transforming grace, let us remember that it is the Holy Spirit who makes us more like Jesus.

"What is a Healthy Church?" -- conference recordings

Missed the "What is a Healthy Church?" conference with Jonathan Leeman held on 17 July or only managed to attend some of the sessions? You can now listen to or download the audio recordings of all five sessions of the conference, courtesy of Shalom Church.

Pressing Forward in Him

Pastor Ian draws from the teaching and example of AB Simpson to remind us that we need both the leadership of the Holy Spirit and the authority of God's word to inform and strengthen our faith. Let us join him in praying that our hearts will be led by the Spirit and shaped by His word, and let us consider both as being of equal importance in our Christian journey.

GBC Moves: Move-back Guide

Here's the GBC Move-back Guide to help you familiarise and prepare yourself for our first service at the rebuilt building on 20th of August.

Announcements for 6 August 2017


Let's Prepare for Worship this Sunday (6 Aug 17)

As we meditate on the call to worship for this week, let's give thanks to God for being our deliverer and refuge during those trying moments in the week past and pray that we will continue to trust in him and make him known through the gospel.

When We Pray

Ps Ian shares with us why prayer ought to be a primary pursuit for everyone who desires to grow deeper in Christ.

GBC moves: 10 ways to participate

We're counting down and excited to be moving back in less than a month! But from now to the 20th of August when we hold our first service in the rebuilt building, there's plenty for everyone to participate in. We've compiled a list of 10 ways here!

Gracehaven Outreach -- 15 Jul 2017

On the 15th of July, the Young Adults Ministry spent a morning with the children from the Gracehaven home. Hannah Yeo reflects on the time spent with the children and encourages us to keep telling of Jesus, the only one who can change us from restless rebels into sons and daughters of God.