Ten of us headed to Kathy's Home in Pua, Thailand to conduct the quarterly English camp from 18-21 May 2018. The Thai academic year was about to begin and the team was excited to meet ten new children at the home. Read the trip report to find out more....Keep Reading
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At the end of last year and the start of this new year, the elders shared some aspirations for the church at our Watchnight service and QCM. Bibianna reflects on the first aspiration on Christlikeness and how it is lived out together as a church....
Despite the ongoing pandemic, the current restrictions allowed us to hold our annual Watchnight service in 2021. It was held both in-person and livestreamed, and many GBC worshippers gathered together in the sanctuary or in homes to reflect on the past year. The theme of the service was, "waiting for the fulfilment of God’s promised hope", and the testimonies, songs of praise and discussion questions helped all who attended reflect on how they have been waiting this year. ...
In this series, we will be understanding prayer using the A.C.T.S model, which is derived from the Lord's Prayer. The model has the following elements: adoration, confession, thanksgiving and supplication. Over the next month, we will be looking at prayers in the Bible and how they teach us to pray. ...
A week ago on 25th November, Americans celebrated their annual Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving is often a time where people also take the opportunity to spend quality time with family and express their gratitude to one another. What about us as Christians? Do we give thanks to our God? If yes, how often? What compels you to give thanks to God or what are the things you give thanks for?...
We are starting a new sermon series on the book of Hosea for June. Please pray that God will prepare our hearts to hear and respond to the messages in repentance and faith....Keep Reading
Following from last week's article by Pastor Ian on the roles of an elder, this week Pastor Eugene deliberates on the character that an elder should have. ...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION EQUIP: MISSIONS WITH WILSON PHANG | TODAY 27 MAY | 11.00 AM 12.30 PM | ROOM 310 A B Come and listen to Wilson Phang share about biblical counselling as a platform for the gospel. CHILDREN'S MINISTRY | TODAY 27 MAY | 9.30 AM | ROOM 516 Age 3 - 8: Jesus Heals Sinners. Theme: Jesus knows our real need - forgiveness of sin Forgiveness of sin comes...Keep Reading
How is God calling me to tell others of His salvation and glorify Him among the nations?...Keep Reading
What is the role of an elder? Pastor Ian highlights the roles of those who are called to shepherd the flock of God. ...Keep Reading
We are beginning a new series of interviews with the ladies behind our pastors and elders. In this interview, Sherri Buntain shares with us her passion for Christ through her love for His people and her life journey as a Christian and as Pastor Ian's wife. ...Keep Reading
Prayer Meeting (25 May 2018) Prayer Points 1.EVANGELISM a) Gracehaven Outreach Thanksgiving for a beautiful Saturday morningon 19 May at the outdoor frisbee game withthe Gracehaven children GBC volunteers. Pray that Song Huat's sharing on Abraham'sfaith and Psalm 23 will land on good soil. May God use the little gestures interactions of our volunteers to touch the c...Keep Reading
VBS is on 31st May and we have a long list of items that we need. Rather than buy them for one time use, we would like to ask for members to loan or donate us these items. ...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION EQUIP: MISSIONS WITH YOUNG ADULTS BY BARNABAS LIN | TODAY 20 MAY | 11.00 AM 12.30 PM | ROOM 310 AB Come and listen to one of our missionaries, Barnabas Lin, share about his international student ministry as a platform for the gospel among the young adults. Get acquainted with him and his ministry needs, and be praying for him more specifically. CH...Keep Reading
What are our identities and goals rooted in? Pastor Oliver reflects on his struggles in finding his identity when he first started his sabbatical rest. ...Keep Reading
This week, let us prepare our hearts to meet with God by considering the times that He has responded to us with persevering grace. ...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION CHILDREN'S MINISTRY | TODAY 13 MAY | 9.30 AM | ROOM 516 Age 3 - 8: Jesus Teaches Sinners. Theme: Jesus' friends are those who respond in faith and obedience. Key Verse: John 8:31b "Jesus said, If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples." Age 9 - 12: The Most Important Command: Loving God Most of All. Theme: True, lasting happiness is ...Keep Reading
How has my heart become callous toward God and His word?...Keep Reading
Our CGs are working through 1 Timothy in their small groups and recently, one of our young adult groups also worked through 1 Tim 4:6-16. This short reflection was written by one of the YA leaders, Nehemiah Chong to encourage not all the YAs, but all Christians to continue to "train yourself for godliness" in practical ways. ...Keep Reading
Elder associate Mok Chuan-Xin, who also leads the Children Ministry, speaks candidly about his personal struggles as a Christian and ways that we can pray for him....Keep Reading
We welcome Pastor Ollie back to GBC after a six-month sabbatical. He shares with us how God has refreshed him during this period of rest and what he has learnt from other churches that he visited....Keep Reading
How might God be calling me to live differently; in my family, in my school, or in my office? ...Keep Reading
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION CHILDREN'S MINISTRY | TODAY 6 MAY | 9.30 AM | ROOM 516 Age 3 - 8: Jesus Proclaims His Good News to Sinners. Theme: Jesus was sent by God to save sinners. Key Verse: Luke 4:18a "Jesus said, The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because He has anointed me to preach good news to the poor." Age 9 - 12: Becoming Like Jesus through the Power of Prayer. Theme...Keep Reading
Some ladies in our church are coming together on 12 May to lift up those whom we hold dearly who have wandered away. Would you also join them in coming down on our knees?...Keep Reading
This year, GBC has set aside May as our Great Commission Month. The sermons and EQUIP classes for this month will focus on the Great Commission – to bring our families, our neighbours, and our nation and beyond, to know the gospel and to become disciples of Jesus Christ....Keep Reading