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Announcements for 5 April 2020

CONNECT WITH US Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church! Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details atwww.tinyurl.com/welcometogbcor through this QR code: We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community? We have a membership class called ...

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Announcements for 29 March 2020

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Announcements for 22 March 2020

CONNECT WITH US Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church! Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details atwww.tinyurl.com/welcometogbcor through this QR code: We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community? We have a membership class called ...

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Announcements for 15 March 2020

CONNECT WITH US Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church! Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details atwww.tinyurl.com/welcometogbcor through this QR code: We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community? We have a membership class called ...

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Announcements for 8 March 2020

CONNECT WITH US Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church! Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details atwww.tinyurl.com/welcometogbcor through this QR code: We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community? We have a membership class called ...

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Announcements for 1 March 2020

CONNECT WITH US Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church! Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details atwww.tinyurl.com/welcometogbcor through this QR code: We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community? We have a membership class called ...

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Announcements for 23 February 2020

CONNECT WITH US Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church! Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details atwww.tinyurl.com/welcometogbcor through this QR code: We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community? We have a membership class called ...

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Announcements for 16 February 2020

CONNECT WITH US Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church! Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details atwww.tinyurl.com/welcometogbcor through this QR code: We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community? We have a membership class called ...

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nCoV Update on 7 Feb 2020

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GBC is closely monitoring the 2019-Novel Coronavirus situation and will take reference from official MOH advisories. ...

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Announcements for 9 February 2020

CONNECT WITH US Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church! Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details atwww.tinyurl.com/welcometogbcor through this QR code: We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community? We have a membership class called ...

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Announcements for 3 Nov 2019

CONNECT WITH US Hello! Welcome to Grace Baptist Church! Do drop by the visitors' table before the service or provide us with your contact details at www.tinyurl.com/welcometogbc or through this QR code: We look forward to getting to know you better and hearing how we can serve you! Keen to find out more about joining the GBC community? We have a membership class calle...

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The Church That Welcomes

There have been many stories about how people find us a warm and friendly church. As we continue to follow Jesus as a church, may more of us grow in love and hospitality for all our visitors....

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Does It Spark Joy? Living Life in the Pursuit of Happiness

This Saturday, the Young Adults ministry will be having their first Evangelistic meeting of the year. Playing off the phrase “Does it spark joy?” (made popular by Marie Kondo in her Netflix series on de-cluttering your home) the event seeks to confront what it is that young people seem to find their joy in and how they pursue it in their daily lives. ...

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Reformation Concert: Stories of Grace

The Refcon team organised a time of sharing and thanksgiving after the concert and they've also put together a collection of the testimonies! We hope that this small booklet will also encourage the church to continuing singing of God's grace as we remember and rejoice in all that God has done. ...

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Singing the Psalms

This year, close to 800 people in total attended the third concert, “Psalms: Grace That Sings”, in our new sanctuary on the 27th Oct and the preview a week before. But what do the Psalms have to do with the Reformation?...

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Christian Parenting Group

In this interview, our newly elected Associate Pastor Samuel Beh shares about the new Christian Parenting Group, which is an initiative for parents of young children to come together in the church....

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Wednesday Evening Men's Bible Study

In this interview with Eric Lui about the new Men's Bible Study, we learn about what to expect and why God gave him a passion for men's ministry, Bible study and 1 Thessalonians....

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What went on at the Tuesday Enquiry Group?

The first run of this weekly evangelistic class concluded in May, and the team shares with us how God provided during these weeks. A second series begins soon from 14 August onwards! ...

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3 things that stood out from YA retreat 2018

55 people headed up to Johor Bahru over the Hari Raya weekend to spend time learning about heaven at the annual Young Adults retreat. The YA ministry has been holding these retreats annually since 2012, but 3 things made this retreat quite different. ...

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The Promise that Godliness Holds

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. ...

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Joni's Godly Priorities

In a recent article, Joni Eareckson Tada advises her younger self to pay attention to cultivating godliness. ...

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The Tuesday Enquiry

The Tuesday Enquiry is a weekly evangelistic study that hopes to provide a consistent and open door for unbelievers to explore the Gospel at GBC. Held every Tuesday nights from 730 to 930pm, this evangelistic class hopes that unbelievers will be able to experience hospitality and community. ...

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Watchnight 2017: All Glory Be To Christ!

Our Watchnight Service 2017, planned by the YA Ministry, was a time of special blessing and encouragement. Read about it and view some of the videos here....

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Top 10 blog posts of 2017

2017 has been an eventful year. What are the top 10 blog posts of 2017? ...

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Advent Devotional: They Looked For Redemption

Since early this year Dr Poulson had the burden to reprint this devotional, "They Looked for Redemption" for use in churches, especially at Grace Baptist Church, this Advent. Let’s continue Dr Poulson’s legacy of loving God, His Word and living it out in our everyday lives....

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Starting Conversations About the Gospel

Many of us do wish to share our faith with our colleagues but how can we begin some of these conversations naturally?...

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YA Evangelistic Prata Party

On 21st October 2017, the Young Adults’ (YA) Ministry held its first evangelistic Prata Party on the attic floor of our new church building. The team originally planned for a party for 30 people, but God graciously provided for 50 YAs, including 12 guests!...

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<Updated> Watchman Prayer: Passing of Dr. E.N. Poulson

On the 13th of October 2017, just two days after teaching his final Bible Study class, our dear brother and pastor Dr. E.N. Poulson was called home by the Lord he loved and served so well to receive his glorious reward. ...

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GBC's Website: Connecting with our community and beyond

In Acts, we’ve been studying about how the gospel went out to all the world. Today, we’re called to bring this same gospel to the nations today. GBC also hopes to use technology and social media to communicate and connect with those inside and outside the church. ...

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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!...

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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! ...

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Upcoming Young Adults' Retreat

Every year the Young Adults' (YA) ministry holds a retreat to meet with God and to encourage each other to follow Jesus better. They share with us what the retreat is all about and how we can pray for them! ...

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Let's Prepare for Worship this Sunday (18 Jun 17)

What are you worried or thinking about this week? As we gather for worship this week, let's lay these down and come just as we are, ready to hear and receive His Word together in community. ...

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YA Ministry Evangelistic Event: Meet the Church

Meet The Church: Testimonies by Believers from Difficult Backgrounds was organized by the Evangelism Committee of the GBC Young Adults (YA) ministry. The team organised this with the purpose of encouraging and challenging Christians to share the gospel boldly....

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"Help! I Hate Change!"

Pastor Ian recently wrote more about the transitions facing our church and he helped answer some of our questions! After all, change is always hard and confusing. He shares more about where our God is leading us....

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Reformation Concert 2016 Song Videos

All the videos from the GBC Reformation Concert 2016 held on the 28 and 29 Oct, are here for your viewing. A short write up of each of the songs has also been prepared to explain how it fits in the story of Jesus....

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GBC Reformation Concert 2016: Testimonies Booklet

On 20 Nov 2016, more than a hundred GBC members gathered to watch a screening of the recent Reformation Concert and share what God had been doing in their lives through the entire preparation process. It was an encouraging time as different ones testified to God’s faithfulness as they stepped forward to participate in faith....

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"Oh Precious is the Flow": YA blood drive

Our Young Adults conducted their first ever blood drive as a CG. This was not only a meaningful bonding activity for them, but also provided an opportunity to reflect on the precious blood of Christ that is the basis of our salvation and community. ...

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"Tell Me The Story Of Jesus": Telling the story through images

If you were at our recent Reformation Concert, you'd have how different illustrations were used to complement the songs and Scripture reading as the choir took us through the story of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Here, we provide a downloadable wallpaper with these illustrations, and also share how this is also a good discipleship tool. ...

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GBC Reformation 2016: A final update

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. ...

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Day 31 - The End of the Story

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....

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Day 30 - War of Two Kingdoms

The passage is clear on two things ...

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Day 29 - Singing Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs

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. ...

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Day 28 - The Family of God

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 ...

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Day 27 - Every Good and Perfect Gift

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....

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Day 26 - The New Testament Life

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. ...

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Day 25 - Union with Christ Jesus

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....

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Day 24 - Remember Your Identity: Who am I in Christ?

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! ...

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Day 23 - The Gospel Explained: What Did Jesus Accomplish?

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!...

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Day 22 - Resurrection Hope: Making All Things New

Christ didn’t just die ...

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Day 21 - Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

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. ...

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Day 20 - In My Place Condemned He Stood

Redemption is all of God’s doing and none of ours. Let us give thanks for our Saviour! ...

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Day 19 - He Did It For Us

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?...

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Day 18 - Knowing God

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. ...

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Interview with Reformation Concert choir members

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...

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Day 17 - The Promised Saviour Appears: Jesus Christ

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. ...

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Day 16 - The New Covenant Promise

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....

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Day 15 - Are We Better Than They?

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...

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Day 14 - Surely Goodness and Mercy Follow Me

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....

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Day 13 - Judges, Kings and Israel’s Unfaithfulness

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. ...

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Day 12 - Counterfeit Gods

God contrasts Himself against the false gods and idols of the world. He condemns the counterfeit gods who are empty and powerless. ...

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Day 11 - Hearts of Repentance

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....

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Another Reformation Concert 2016 Update

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. ...

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Day 10 - God’s Never Giving-Up Love

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). ...

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Day 9 - Love the LORD Your God: Keep His Word

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....

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Day 8 - God Our Saviour: The Exodus

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....

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Day 7 - Stars in the Heavens

God is always faithful to His promise. His promises are trustworthy and reliable and God has the power to keep them....

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Day 6 - God’s Plan to Save the Broken World

God put in place a plan for redemption long ago. In His faithfulness, God’s beautiful plan will redeem everything in His time. ...

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Day 5 - People Need the Lord

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....

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Day 4 - The Fall of Adam and Eve

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....

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Day 3 - My Father's Wonderful World

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!...

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Day 2 -- The Creator and Creation

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....

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Day 1-- Holy Spirit: Our Guide in the Word

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....

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How to use the "Tell Me the Story of Jesus" Devotional

This devotional has been specially designed for use in October to complement ‘Reformation Concert 2016: Tell Me The Story of Jesus’. Here, the writing team shares with us how this devotional was designed to be used. ...

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Reformation Concert: artwork available for download

There’s one more month to the concert and we’re excited! Ticket sales have already begun, and we’re encouraged by the support shown thus far. The Reformation Concert team has made available the beautifully designed concert poster which you can download and use across your devices and social networks. ...

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Tell Me the Story of Jesus Devotional: Interview with our elders

For the past 2 weeks, the "Tell Me the Story of Jesus" Devotional has been distributed before and after our weekly services. This devotional is meant to complement and prepare GBC worshippers for the Reformation Concert that will be held on 28-29 October. In this blog post, we interviewed Elder Beh Soo Hee, on behalf of the Elders and Pastors, to have them share more a...

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Last Week's Worship (18 Sept 2016)

Call to Worship - Psalm 76 : 1-9. God who is great and mighty in battle, glorious and majestic, who is to be feared and before whom we humble ourselves....

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Reformation Concert 2016 Update: Tell Me the Story of Jesus

It has been a month or two since the fundraising Reformation Concert was announced, and this past weekend the organising team shared the various ways that God has graciously answered all our prayers thus far! Look out for more updates in the coming weeks as we move closer to the concert itself. ...

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Last Week's Worship (21 Aug 2016)

Call to Worship : Psalm 71:1-3, 17-21. Theological Emphasis : The God who is faithful all our days, from youth to old age - His grace has seen us through every day of our lives, from one generation to another. ...

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Last Week's Worship (14 Aug 2016)

Call to Worship : Psalm 70:1-5. Theological Emphasis : The God who is our help and deliverer, and cares for those who are poor and needy....

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Last Week's Worship (17 July)

Call to Worship : Psalm 67:1-7. Theological Emphasis : The great God of all the earth, who is worshipped by churches and Christians all over the world, from many nations this morning....

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Last Week's Worship (3 July 2016)

Call to worship : Ps 65:1- 8. Theological emphasis : The God of our salvation, who atones for our sins with His awesome deeds in crushing His Son in our place, and to whom all praise is due. ...

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Last Week's Worship 26 June 2016

Call To Worship: Psalm 64:1-10. The God who is our refuge. He hides us from the wicked, takes vengence for His people, and whom we exult and worship....

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Last Week's Worship (19 Jun 2016)

Call to Worship : Psalm 63:1-5. Theological Emphasis : The God who is our hearts' deepest desire, full of steadfast love and to whom we sing for joy. ...

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Last Week's Worship (29 May 2016)

Call to Worship: Psalm 60:1-5, 11-12. Theological Emphasis : The Sovereign God who allows His people to suffer when they sin but not in condemnation, but discipline, because He has ultimately atoned for all sins in Jesus Christ - this God teaches us to repent. ...

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Last Week's Worship (22 May 2016)

Call to Worship : Psalm 59:1-5 Theological Emphasis : The God who is the Deliverer of His people and saves us from wicked and evil men. ...

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Last Week's Worship (8 May 2016)

Call to Worship (Psalm 42:5-11 NLT) Theological emphasis : This psalm talks about casting our hope in God because God is our salvation and our Rock who will never forget us. Ultimately, this psalm points to Jesus Christ, our living Rock and Cornerstone who stabilizes, protects and provides the only basis for our hope....

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Last Week's Worship (1 May 2016)

Theological Emphasis : The loving God who keeps count of our tossings and treasures our tears, who is for us, and emboldens us to say that because of Him, we will not fear....

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Announcements for 1 May 2016

DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) | SUNDAY | 5.15 PM 6.15 PM "Lord, How I Love Your Torah" | 2nd Floor Sanctuary : This module covers the key theology of the first five books of the Old Testament and its relevance to Christian living today. This week we will be studying Deuteronomy. "Essentials of Discipleship" | 1st Floor Library : This module introduces believers to the fu...

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Prayer Meeting for 29 April 2016

Prayer Meeting (29 April 2016) Prayer Points I. Young Adult Ministry Prayer Praise: - We are overwhelmed by the good response for the "Risen" film screening and talk by Prof Lockhart on a historian's perspective of the resurrection. 120 people attended the movie and about 45 persons came for the talk. Please continue to pray that the seeds sown and questions raised w...

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Last Week's Worship (24 Apr 2016)

Call to Worship : Psalm 55:1-8 Theological Emphasis : The God who hears the prayers of those who are troubled, anguished and afraid....

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Last Week's Worship (17 Apr 2016)

The God who is our Helper, who will save us by His name, and rescue us from His enemies, and given us the final triumph in Jesus Christ. ...

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Last Week's Worship (3 Apr 2016)

God is both the judge of our words, and hates lies, but also, the God of steadfast love and sweet trustworthiness to His people. ...

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Last Week's Worship (27 Mar 2016)

One day when Jesus Christ returns, we will dwell in God’s glorious presence in the new heavens and the new earth....

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Last Week's Worship (20 Mar 2016)

The God whom we have all sinned against, and who hates rebellion against Him. He will have mercy upon those who repent, for Jesus's sake. ...

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Last Week's Worship (6 Mar 2016)

Our God is the God of eternal life, who ransoms human beings from vanity and purposelessness, and instead, saves us from the power of Death by giving us eternal life in Jesus Christ. ...

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Rev Bobby Lee is New Executive Director of Baptist Convention

Rev Bobby Lee has been elected as the new Executive Director of the Singapore Baptist Convention wef 1 March 2016....

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Last Week's Worship (21 Feb 2016)

Our God is a great king over all the earth and has appointed us, His people, to rule and reign with Christ....

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Rebuilding Schedule & Financials Update - February 2016

The latest update on rebuilding schedule and financials....

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Last Week's Worship (14 Feb 2016)

God is our mighty fortress, a refuge and a strength in all trouble, and sustains His city- His people, with His streams of help and mercy...

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GBC Rebuilding Update - January 2016

This is the latest issue of the Rebuilding Update, detailing the progress that we have made on the construction front. ...

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Rebuilding Praise & Prayer - January 2016

Latest praise & prayer updates for church rebuilding....

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Last Week's Worship (24 Jan 2016)

Our God is One who sends His light and truth to vindicate His people from their enemies, and draws His people to praise Him with joy. Isaiah 43:1-4...

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Last Week's Worship (17 Jan 2016)

Our God is the living God who is the desire of our hearts, whom we long to worship, and in whom is all our hope and salvation....

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Last Week's Worship (10 Jan 2016)

God has mercy on the poor, delivers, protects, sustains, and restores those who will repent....

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Last Week's Worship (3 Jan 2016)

On the first Sunday of 2016, we sang songs of praise to our God who is great in His salvation and worthy of a new song of praise....

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Last Week's Worship (27 Dec 2015)

Our God is our hope since He alone is eternal whereas all men are mere mortals, fleeting before Him. Amen!...

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Last Week's Worship (29 Nov 2015)

Today marks the first Sunday of Advent. Let us adore Him each hour and each day. ...

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Last Week's Worship (22 Nov 2015)

Our God is One whom we must repent before, because in His holiness, will surely judge our rebellion....

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Last Week's Worship (16 Nov 2015)

Our God is the final Only Great Judge, and will vindicate the righteous and faithful in His good time....

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Last Week's Worship (8 Nov 2015)

Our God is one who is full of steadfast love, full of righteous judgement, against whom the wicked will be cast down, unable to rise....

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Last Week's Worship (1 Nov 2015)

Our God is the Great Warrior on our behalf against our pursuers, and is our salvation....

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Last Week's Worship (25 Oct 2015)

Our God is good, who answers our prayers and delivers us from the kingdom of darkness into His glorious light....

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Last Week's Worship (18 Oct 2015)

Ps 33 : 1-5 Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright. Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!Sing to him a new song; play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts. For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness. He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is f...

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"Worship Without Words"

Can we worship God without words? In this interesting article by Bob Kauflin, he explains why words are important to our worship of God. ...

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Last Week's Worship (11 Oct 2015)

The call to worship was Luke 1:68-75: Our God is a God who keeps his promises and rescues his people....

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How to Listen to a Sermon by George Whitefield

How do you listen to a sermon? Some of us keep our Bibles open, and listen attentively. Others take copious notes. But beyond the habits and form of listening, what is our attitude and heart posture? Let us consider what the great English preacher and evangelist George Whitefield has to say about this. ...

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YA Visit to Gracehaven

The Young Adults spent a morning with the children of Gracehaven home, and in this post, they've shared with us some of the things that they've learnt and how we can continue to pray for and support this ministry! ...

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Last Week's Worship (4 Oct 2015)

It was our first service at CHS. No matter where we are, we have a reason to worship God because He is faithful and trustworthy in every way!...

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"Four Prayers for Bible Reading"

This artice by David Mathis gives us 4 prayers that we can use when we're reading our Bibles. ...

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Song of the month: Grace Unmeasured

In this post, the worship ministry shares with us the new song of October by Bob Kauflin, entitled 'Grace Unmeasured'. ...

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"Why Should We Come to Church?"

We chanced upon this helpful post by Rick Phillips on the reasons we should go to church. Drawing from the account and examples of the believers in Acts, he provides a couple of reasons for us....

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Last Week's Worship (27 Sept 2015)

God has been faithful to GBC all these years, and will continue to be faithful today and forever!...

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Faith Journal (13 and 20 September)

Written by our pastoral staff, these weekly devotionals are meant to help us meditate on Scripture and consider the great works of the Lord in our lives. The goal is to turn our eyes back to our unchanging, faithful God in this period of transition and change for GBC. ...

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How Should Christians Pray Amid the Haze?

In this article, we suggest 6 ways Singaporeans can pray for the ongoing haze situation and how we can be faithful in prayer. ...

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Who Allowed You to Teach? (Part 3)

In this series, we've spoken with various ones who are teaching God's Word faithfully wherever He has placed them. In this third post, we speak to Nehemiah Chong, who has been actively involved in reading the Bible in small group settings, and also teaching in the Young Adults Ministry. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 6:21-24

As we come to this final greeting, let us take time to read the whole letter of Paul to the Ephesians again and see how we can, like Paul, pray in the Spirit and pray for one another. ...

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Last Week's Worship (20 Sept 2015)

Let us worship the glorious name of Jesus our King!...

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Who Allowed You To Teach? (Part 2)

In the second part of our series, we spoke with Wen Pin. Wen Pin is no stranger to us, as he is regularly involved in the Discipleship Seminars. We've asked him to share about his experience in teaching in the church, and how we can all equip ourselves to play our own part in the church. ...

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Deliverance (Ex 1:1-2:10)

We begin a new sermon series tracing the life of Moses. ...

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Last Week's Worship (13 Sept 2015)

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PFOA: Eph 6:10-20

Tony Chan exhorts us to prayer and spiritual warfare for the kingdom of God....

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Last Week's Worship (6 Sept 2015)

God has been faithful to GBC the past 56 years. Hallelujah!...

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To Him Who Is Able

The Worship Ministry has been teaching us new songs to sing in church. In late August, we learnt the song ‘To Him Who Is Able’, and the three verses of the song highlight attribtues of God and ascribe praise and glory to Him. ...

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Who Allowed You To Teach? Part 1

In this new series, we interview various ones in GBC that have had experience teaching at various platforms. This first interview is with Bryan Tan, one of our university students that is studying overseas, but has plenty of service opportunities there! ...

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Last Week's Worship (30 Aug 2015)

Let us glory in our Redeemer!...

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Encouragement and Thanksgiving

At the recent Young Adults' Retreat, our YAs set aside time to express their gratitude to various ones in their lives in order to encourage them. May such a culture of building one another up thrive in GBC! ...

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Last Week's Worship (23 Aug 2015)

To Him be the glory, blessing, honour and praise! ...

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"Nine Ways to Avoid Having a Shriveled Soul"

This article by the Navigators provides some helpful insights on patterns and disciplines of life that can keep our faith growing....

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"How to Stop Praying the Same Old Things about the Same Old Things"

This article by Donald Whitney teaches us to use Scripture in our prayers, and in doing so, changes and transforms us. ...

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Last Week's Worship (16 Aug 2015)

Let us continue to give praise to God no matter what our circumstances may be. ...

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Come Praise and Glorify Our God

We have been learning this song recently, and this song literally takes for its message themes from the epistle to the Ephesians in Chapter 1. ...

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Last Week's Worship (9 Aug 2015)

Our God is the good Shepherd who provides, leads, protects, comforts, anoints, and gives us a home with Him forever...

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Upcoming Conference: OoO MAD

Navigators Singapore will be holding a conference at the end of this month, titled 'One-on-One Makes A Difference', 'OoO MAD' for short. We've asked for more information about this conference, as well as why GBC members will find this a useful conference. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 6:5

Ephesians 6:5 reminds us to submit to the authorities that God has placed in our lives and over us. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 5:21-5:32

We take a look at Eph 5:22-23, and are reminded of how the person and work of Christ transforms our relationships, even the closest one in a marriage. ...

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Last Week's Worship (2 Aug 2015)

We have reason to rejoice, for our hope is found in Christ alone!...

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Young Adults' Retreat: Reflections

The Young Adults had their retreat in July, and in this post, we have 4 of them sharing their experiences, lessons learnt, and how we can continue to pray for them. ...

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"Why We're Failing At Community"

Is the biblical picture of community only a wistful dream that cannot be attained in busy Singapore? We chanced upon this article, which helpfully reminds us that what community looks like practically could change with our life stages and responsibilities....

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Last Week's Worship (26 July 2015)

Here are the songs we sang last Sunday....

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What happened at our Young Adults' Retreat?

40 of our young people spent the long weekend away for their annual retreat. It was a time to fellowship together and commune with God....

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Last Week's Worship (19 July 2015)

May these songs remind you of the God who is trustworthy, whose name is steadfast and faithful!...

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Young Adults' Retreat

The Young Adults ministry will be heading off to Malaysia this weekend for their annual retreat. They've shared with us what they're going to do this weekend, and how we can pray for them! ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 5:21-6:9

This passage speaks on submission in our relationships, and reminds us that the ultimate goal is out of reverence for Christ, so that the name of Christ is honored and glorified. ...

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Thanksgiving

Psalm 136 provides us 26 reminders of the steadfast love of the Lord enduring forever. This steadfast love is something that disciples are always thankful for! Are you thankful to God today? ...

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Last Week's Worship (12 July 2015)

May these songs encourage you to give thanks to God daily....

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PFOA: Ephesians 5:15-21

What does it mean to be filled with the Holy Spirit? How does that change the way we live practically? This passage in Ephesians 5 shows us how we can live Spirit-filled and Spirit-controlled lives with God's people. ...

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Last Week's Worship (5 July 2015)

The Lord is our rock and fortress and deliverer. Truly a reason to praise Him and to live out the gospel daily. May these songs encourage you this week. ...

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Discipleship: The Lord's Work and Way

Matt 28:18-20 gives us God's purpose for all who follow Him. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 5:1-14

Christians are called to walk and live as children of light. Eph 5:8 calls us to obey and live in faith today. ...

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Last Week's Worship (28 June 2015)

May these songs remind you of God's faithfulness and grace. ...

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Interview with Joyce Erdmann

We speak regularly of discipleship, but is there anything different about discipleship for women? In this post, we Joyce Erdmann shares with us how women in all stags of life can be involved in discipling other women, and in doing so, help build up the church, for the glory of God! ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 4:25-32

These verses in Ephesians teach us what it means to walk in a manner worthy of our calling by putting off the old self and putting on the new. Paul helps us to see the practical ways that we can do so everyday....

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Last Week's Worship (21 June 2015)

On Sunday, Caleb and Gerald led us to a time of worship with songs that reminded us of God's redemptive plan for us. ...

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Interview with Doug Erdmann

Doug is a GBC member and the National Director of The Navigators Singapore. We asked him to share with us why discipling is so important in God's kingdom and simple steps that everyone can take everyday, either to be a discple of Christ, or to disciple someone to follow Christ....

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7 Reasons to Keep a Journal

In this post, we share an article detailing 7 reasons to keep up the practice of journaling. ...

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Last Week's Worship (14 Jun 2015)

May these songs minister to you this week. ...

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Philippian War Games

The recently held Philippian War Games was organized by a team of young adult members along with some of the youths and it was a precious day of fun and time to getting to know each other....

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PFOA: Ephesians 4:17, 20-24

These verses in Ephesians remind us that God's will for us is to live holy lives, putting to death our old self and its ways, and walking in the newness of life that is found in Christ....

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How to Disciple With a Book

We share an article which helpfully describes a simple discipleship tool -- discipling with a book....

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Last Week's Worship (7 June 2015)

God seeks those who seek Him, who will judge the fool and show Himself to those who seek Him....

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PFOA: Ephesians 4:11-16

Ephesians 4 reminds us to "speak the truth in love", but what does it mean for us as we live in community? ...

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A Word from the Discipleship Seminars Ministry

The Discipleship Seminars (DS for short) held an open house on Sunday, 31 May, and here's a note from the ministry committee! We thank God for their faithful service over the past few years, and as the Lord wills, we look forward to more years of partnership for the gospel! ...

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Last Week's Worship (31 May 2015)

May these songs help you keep your focus on our Sovereign God this coming week. ...

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PFOA: Ephesias 4:11-12

These verses in Ephesians remind us that every believer in the church is to do the work of the ministry in some form or another! We all have a role to build up the church, and in the process also reach out beyond our community. ...

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Wanted: A Teaching Church

This helpful piece by Daniel Hyde of the Ligonier Ministries helps us understand what it means to be a church that is centred around the Bible, and committed to teaching the Bible. ...

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Last Week's Worship (24 May 2015)

Here are the songs we sang on Sunday.. May this list helps you as you continue to worship Him throughout the week!...

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A Gospel Accounting

The words of Philippians 3:1-11 remind us daily that what we have, we count all as loss compared to the surpassing worth of knowing Christ! ...

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Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery

This is a new song that the worship team has been teaching us that speaks about the life, death and resurrection of Christ. In this post, they've helpfully explained the theology of each verse. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 4:7-16

God gives spiritual gifts to His church with the intention of building her up, for His glory. This passage exhorts us to exercise our different gifts for the sole purpose of building up the body of Christ. ...

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Hope In All Things Being Made New

On this Mothers' Day, we were all encouraged from Revelation 21:1-8, reminded of the hope that is available for all who believe and what awaits us. ...

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Interview with our organists

The website team spoke to some of our faithful church organists to find out more about the church organ at GBC and their experience as organists. ...

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Epaphroditus -- who?

As part of our series in Philippians, we are introduced to Epaphroditus. Epaphroditus was not an apostle, yet in his own way, he continued to serve Paul and the Philippian church faithfully. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 4:7-16

Ephesians 4 helps us understand the role of spiritual gifts in and for the church. ...

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A Partnership for the Gospel

What does a gospel partnership look like? Philippians 2:19-24 helps us to answer this question, and challenges us to live it out where we are today. ...

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A Pursuit of Christlikeness

We continue our series in Philippians in Philippians 2:12-18, examining what it means to live a life that pursues Christ. ...

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How to read the Bible for yourself

How can growing disciples read the Bible personally, or with others? In this post, we learn 3 simple steps from Bible teacher John Piper that can help us in our Bible reading. ...

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GBC Rebuilding: Interview with Lim Peng Kiat

In this interview, we spoke with Lim Peng Kiat who is from the Chinese Congregation and is currently helping out with the fundraising....

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What did Jesus do

In this sermon from Phil 2:5-11, we see the beautiful humility of Jesus Christ and wholehearted obedience to the will of the Father. ...

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Meditations of a Grateful Sinner

During the week of Good Friday, a longtime Grace Baptist Church member shared his personal meditations and reflections on the Cross in prose and verse with fellow church members. ...

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More Than Just A Happy Ending

In this sermon on Easter Sunday, the wonderful words of 2 Cor 4:16-5:15 show us that we have more than a happy ending to this life. We have a living hope in a resurrected Savior both for today and forever! ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 4:1-6

This Easter, we remember that Jesus' life and death accomplished our salvation, and achieved for us what we could never do on our own. These verses in Ephesians 4 also remind us to live in light of our new identity in Christ! ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 4:1-16

Paul wrote his letter from prison, but also saw himself as a prisoner of the Lord. In the same way, this passage reminds us that in whatever situation or circumstance, our primary calling and goal is faithful obedience to our sovereign Lord. ...

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The Undivided Heart

Pastor Arnold preached from Psalm 86:11-13 during our combined service. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 3:14-21

Paul prays for power for the people. What kind of power does he pray for? ...

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GBC Prays for Singapore

A word from Pastor Arnold on behalf of the Elders and Pastors, as the nation marks the passing of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. ...

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For Disciples: Introducing The Navigators' Wheel

This blogpost describes the Navigators' illustration of the Wheel - which gives us a picture of what Christian discipleship looks like...

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Church Rebuilding: Updates and Prayer

At the combined service and AGM, updates were provided on the fundraising and building efforts. There are many things that we can be thankful for, and also to continue to keep in prayer. ...

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Nuts and Bolts of Spiritual Unity

We continue our series in Philippians, looking at the unity that we have in Christ in Philippians 2:1-4. ...

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For Disciples: Do You Know What You Believe?

In this blogpost, we explore the fundamental question raised by J I Packer for Christian discipleship: do you know what you believe?...

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Preparing For Worship by Ligonier Ministries

This post by Bible teacher R C Sproul from Ligonier Ministries reminds disciples about the importance of preparation and personal consecration for disciples in worship. ...

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A Life Worthy of the Gospel

From Phil 1:27-30, we are reminded that the gospel saves us and also transforms us. It changes the way we live, and what we hold on resolutely to, for we now have a new identity as citizens of Christ's kingdom. This secure identity allows us to have joy, independent of the circumstances here on earth. ...

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Only That Christ Be Made Known and Honoured

Philippians 1:12-26 reminds us that the chief end of our ministry and our life should be to make Christ known and honored. This was Paul's life, and this gave him joy. ...

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Interview with Ian Buntain: On Discipleship

Ian Buntain, a longtime friend of GBC recently preached on discipleship. It was an insightful and thought-provoking sermon, and we asked him to share more about the focus and work of a disciple who makes disciples....

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Divine Joy

Last Sunday marked the start of our new series in Philippians. Pastor Bobby brought us through Philippians 1:1-8, and helped us to see what it means to live lives as joyful followers of Christ ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 3:1-13

We continue our PFOA series in Ephesians with Ephesians 3 this week. ...

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Interview with the Rebuilding Committee

As the church rebuilding project continues to unfold, we took some time to speak with Chi Wei Ming, one of the Steering Committee members. It has been heartening to see how God continues to bring together both congregations as we work together on this project, and learn what it means to be One in Christ. ...

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Leaving a Legacy of Service

In this sermon by guest speaker Rev Ian Buntain from Col 4:7-18, we were reminded to live lives as faithful followers of Christ, engaged in the work of building disciples. ...

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Drawing Near to God in Lent 2015

In this article, we learn about the beginning of the Christian season of Lent and how we can draw close to Christ Jesus in it. ...

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Caring for One Another

In this sermon from Galatians 5:25-6:5, Pastor Oliver reminds us of what it means to live in community. God has given us other Christians around us in our growth and journey too! ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 2:14-22

What does it mean to have peace with God? How does that transform our relationships with those around us in the church? Ephesians 2:14-22 provides us the answers to these questions! ...

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A Word from the Pastor: On Spiritual Disciplines

In this post, we asked Pastor Arnold to share with us a bit more about the new sermon series on Spiritual Disciplines, and how it is aligned with the church's vision to make disciples. ...

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Giving God's Way

How should Christians tithe and give of their money and resources? This sermon speaks about the practice of giving and our heart attitudes that should accompany it. ...

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The CG Ministry @ GBC for 2015

We asked Pastor Oliver to share with us some of the plans that the Care Group Ministry has this year, especially with the emphasise on discipleship making in GBC. The book of Philippians is a great book to help us learn what it means to seek and savour Jesus, not only as Paul did, but also to do so in community! ...

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Storm The Gates of Hell

In this sermon from Acts 4, we are reminded of the bold proclamation of the gospel undertaken by the apostles and early church. They stood firm on the gospel truths though it led them to much opposition. How can we learn from them? ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 2:11-13

These verses in Ephesians 2 provide an anchor for our identity. We are reminded of that which we once were, but have been rescued from and given new identities in Christ! May we continue to live a life worthy of the calling we have received. ...

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Church Rebuilding: An Interview

In this blogpost, we got in touch with Beh Soo Hee, the chairperson of the Church Rebuilding Committee, who shared with us the details of his involvement in the project. Let us continue to keep this rebuilding endeavor in prayer! ...

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Praying Passionately for Other Christians

This week, Pastor Oliver preached from 1 Thess 3:9-13. From Paul's prayer, we can learn how to pray for other Christians and help them grow in the fatih. ...

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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. ...

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SDS series on Mark

This year, the Sunday Discipleship Seminars (SDS) team is beginning the year with a series on the Gospel on Mark. ...

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Feeding, Growing, and Living God's Word

In this sermon, Pastor Arnold speaks about the centrality of God's word in the lives of Christians! No disciple and follower of Christ can grow apart from His word, which is good and true. ...

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Plans for 2015: A Sharing by the Leadership

2015 is a big year for GBC, and at the 2014 Watchnight Service, Elder Cheow Loon shared with us some of the plans that the Leaders have for the growth of the congregation in the year ahead. ...

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Watchnight Service 2014

At the recent Watchnight Service, we gathered together to celebrate the end of a year, and heard testimonies of God's fatihfulness in the lives of families and individuals in our community. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 2:1-10

In this post, we reminded of the good news of the gospel, that is not only for the past, but also continues to give us joy now, and gives us hope for the future. ...

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Youth Camp 2014: Reflections (Part 2)

In this second post, we hear more about the amazing provisions that God showered on our youths, as well as the special lessons that they've learned as they participated and planned for camp! Indeed a theme like the New Heaven and New Earth, and future glory is not only something for the distant future, but has a very present encouragement and hope for all, both young and o...

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The Journey Begins

In the first week of this new year, we are reminded to live a life worthy of the calling we have received as disciples. ...

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Youth Camp 2014: Reflections (Part 1)

We thank God for the successful conclusion of another Youth Camp! In the first of two posts, we read of how God used the preaching of His word by His servants to touch the lives of the campers. ...

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Reading Your Way Into 2015

In this blogpost, the website team commends Bible reading plans and resources for your use in 2015! Start the year committing to the daily reading of the Scripture as we listen to God's voice...

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Last Week's Worship (5 Jan 2015)

This first week of the year, our worship leaders led us in a time of uplifting praise and worship to God in song...

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Making the Most of Today and Tomorrow

As we look forward to ending this year and beginning a new one soon, we are reminded of the importance of Jesus' words in John 14:25-15:11 and its relevance for our lives today, tomorrow and in the years to come. ...

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ABCs of Christmas

As we prepare our hearts for Christmas, Pastor Arnold reminds us of the truly rich gift that we have received in Christ. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 1:15-23

Looking at these verses in Ephesians, we learn how to pray for each other from Paul's prayer for the Ephesians. ...

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The Sovereignty of God

In the this ongoing series on the attributes and character of God, we touched on the sovereignty of God. From verses like Psalm 103:19, we are reminded that this truth is a great encouragement and our confidence in life. ...

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Youth Camp 2014: Interview with the Camp Commandants

Youth Camp is around the corner, and we got Nathan to share with us some of the lessons that him, and the team has learnt even in the planning stages.We thank God for the work He is doing in the lives of our youths, and we continue to pray that it will be a meaningful and fruitful camp! ...

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Tips on Sharing Your Testimony

Pastor Arnold shares with us how we can prepare and share a 3-5 minutes testimony at the upcoming Watchnight Service. ...

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Youth Camp 2014: Theme and Focus

This year's Youth Camp will be held from 19-23 December, and in this post, we've asked the camp commandants to share with us a bit more about the focus and theme of the camp! ...

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You Can Be A Marketplace Witness

Taken from Acts 17:16-34, we are reminded in this sermon about how our workplaces too, are places that we can boldly proclaim the gospel. How can we live it out this week? ...

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PFOA: "to the praise of His glorious grace"

In this post, we look at this phrase -- "to the praise of His glorious grace" -- that has been repeated three times in this short passage. Paul in Ephesians 1:3-14 gives thanks to God because he sees God's magnificent blessings poured on undeserving sinners. ...

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Until Now The Lord Has Helped Us: Stories of God's Mercy

In this sermon on 1 Samuel 7:2-17, Pastor Oliver reminded us of God's mercy to Israel, and how this same mercy and love was displayed on the cross years later, and is very much extended to us today! ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 1:3-14

In Ephesians 1, we are reminded of the great blessings we have in Jesus Christ, and how it affects our lives and relationships. ...

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Interview: Watchnight Service 2014

Every year, GBC celebrates the end of the year and welcomes the next with the Watchnight Service. As 2014 draws to a close, we asked Chan Kok Pun, one of the members of the planning committee to share with us more about this year's service -- what we can expect, how we can prepare for it and why it is so important. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 1

What does the book of Ephesians have to say to us today? This new PFOA series will take us through the book of Ephesians. ...

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Stories of the Lost Ark: God against Every False Image

Pastor Oliver continues his series in 1 Samuel, and in this sermon on 1 Samuel 5:1-7:1, we saw a God who does not tolerate idolatry of any kind. ...

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Interview with CC Lee: Leading, Serving and Growing in a CG

In this blog post, we interviewed long-time member CC Lee, on how CGs have been a huge encouragement to him since he started attending GBC in 1966. Over the years, he has also taken on the role of CG leader, and he also shares some of the great blessings of leading. ...

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Download GBC Reformation Concert Audio Recordings

The audio recordings from our full house Reformation Concert is now available...

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Advent Devotionals: The Dawning of Indestructible Joy by Dr. John Piper

In this new post, we recommend a new resource by trusted teacher John Piper for Bible reading and personal devotion during this Advent season....

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The Wrath of God

In today's sermon, Pastor Arnold spoke on the wrath of God. The loving God who is holy, is also just, and there are consequences for sinners. ...

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GBC Reformation Concert

On the 25th October, around 450 visitors and members to Grace Baptist Church gathered in our sanctuary for the first ever Reformation Concert. Featuring our own in-house singers, musicians and arrangers, the evening was one to remember....

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The Holiness of God

The second in the new series by Pastor Arnold about who God is. This week takes us to consider what it means that we worship a holy God, and therefore, are called to be holy as He is holy. ...

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Christmas Is Coming: Advent Devotions

As Orchard Road is getting ready with the usual tinsel and decorations, we too should be preparing for the celebration of Christ's first coming! What better way than to have resources for family devotion and worship?...

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Gospel Joy and Community: Letter of Philippians

In this sermon, Pastor Oliver gives us an overview of the book of Philippians and helps us to see how the gospel fuels our joy, and is lived out in community. ...

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Reformation Concert Testimony: Ruth Chua

Ruth Chua, 18, was a viola player in our 25-strong orchestra. She came to rehearse and worship with us amidst her preparation for A Levels. Read what she shared of her experience in the first-ever Reformation Concert:...

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Last Week's Worship (2 Nov 2014)

On Sunday, Kiyoko and Gerald led us in worship of God our Savior...

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How Can You Be Righteous Before God?

In this Reformation Sunday message taken from Luke 18:9-14, we went back to some precious truths that are so central to our faith. ...

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PFOA: Habbakuk 3

In this latest post from PFOA, Tony Chan shares encouragement from Habbakuk about how we can trust God in times of suffering. ...

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Pastor Arnold Wong: Engaged - to be or not to be?

Pastor Arnold Wong reminds us that being engaged is to follow Jesus’ example of service to God and others....

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Why Is It Important to Know God?

Today Pastor Arnold started a new sermon series on why it is of utmost importance for Christians to know God. This may appear straightforward enough at first glance, but it is a topic that deserves further attention and study. Amidst our busy lives where every engagement seems important, there is a real danger of letting insignificant matters take center stage and crowd ou...

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Last Week's Worship (19 Oct 2014)

On Sunday, Toshi and Belinda led us in praise and worship of Jesus Christ, our God and King....

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#gbcreformationconcert Publicity Images For Download

Enjoy the #gbcreformationconcert downloads for your use and encouragement ...

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PFOA: Habbakuk 2

In reading Habbakuk 2, we are reminded of what it means to live by faith in a God who is sovereign and in absolute control. ...

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Last Week's Worship (12 Oct 2014)

Last Sunday, Kiyoko and John Cheah led us in songs of praise and worship that express our trust and faith in Jesus Christ...

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Unshaken - A Confident Resting in God

This week's sermon was taken from Psalm 3, where David teaches us that we can look to God in the midst of crisis and difficulties, because He is a God who protects, restores, has made himself accessible and ultimately wholly sufficient. ...

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Publicity videos for #gbcreformationconcert

In this post, the planning team for the concert has published all 3 of the publicity videos for your enjoyment...

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PFOA: Habakkuk 1

Habakkuk 1 teaches us how to pray and continue trusting in God even in a world that seems to be full of injustice and problems....

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David and Goliath

In this familiar story in 1 Samuel 17:1-58, we are reminded that Jesus Christ is the true David, who is our Shepherd and King. On this special Children's Day service, these timeless truths remind us of our identity as children of God. ...

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The 5 Solas of the Reformation

What are the 5 Solas of the Reformation? To summarize the teaching and doctrine that came out of the Protestant Reformation, evangelicals sometimes talk about the 5 Solas/Alones of the Reformation as a simple summary....

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PFOA: Psalm 67

In this meditation on Psalm 67, we are reminded of God's intention in blessing His people -- so that His grace may reach more and more people, and all for His glory. ...

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Expository Teaching Seminar

The first ever Expository Teaching Seminar was held on 20 September. Organised by the Care Group Ministry together with the Christian Education on Sunday (CES) team, our Care Group leaders and Sunday Discipleship Seminar teachers gathered for a day of learning how to plan and teach Bible studies! ...

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The Price of Pursuing Happiness

As we looked at Matthew 5:10-12, we are reminded persecution is a reality for Jesus' followers who seek to live in obedience to Him. Yet, the verses also encourages and gives us hope to persevere. ...

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Top 21 Blog Posts in the Last Year

Check out what posts have been the most popular and well consumed in the last year!...

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Singing the Truth: Hymns and Spiritual Songs

In this post, we explore the new promotional video for the Reformation Concert...

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Digging Deeper: The Curious Case of Jesus and the Paralysed Man

Pastor Oliver took us through Mark 2:1-12 during this special Baby Dedication service. In this passage, we see how Jesus looks beyond the physical problems, but knows the real problem that we all face -- the problem of sin. And not only that he knows our problem, He came with the power to overcome and free us from our sins through His death on the cross....

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Last Week's Worship (21 Sep 2014)

Today, Toshi and Joy led us in songs that exalt God for His faithfulness - shown most clearly on the Cross of Calvary...

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From the Project Timothy Big Picture Conference

GBC was excited to partner with Project Timothy to host the Big Picture conference. For 4 days in August, we had the opportunity to hear God's Word being taught by Michael Lawrence. ...

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: [I believe in] the resurrection of the body.

The resurrection of Jesus is central to our faith, and in this post, we are reminded that this truth affects how we live today, as well as gives us hope for what is to come. ...

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Last Week's Worship (14 Sep 2014)

On Sunday, Gerald and Kiyoko led us in songs of praise and worship to God!...

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Witnessing as Your Way of Life

Pastor Bobby continues his series in Acts, by looking at Acts 3:1-26 this past Sunday. ...

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Being A Peacemaker In A Peaceless World

Our series in the Sermon on the Mount continues with Matthew 5:9. ...

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CG kept me in GBC: A sharing by Eddie Tan

In this post, Eddie Tan, a member of the Care Group ministry shares with us how the CG has helped him remain rooted in and growing in GBC over the years. ...

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"Jesus is the true and better _________"

Over the weekend at the Project Timothy conference held in GBC, speaker Michael Lawrence helped us understand the storyline of the Bible. In one of his talks, he made reference to this video, which concisely illustrated the various ways that Jesus fulfilled the Old Testament prophecy and types. ...

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: [I believe in] the forgiveness of sins

This phrase in the Apostle's Creed takes us back to the heart of the gospel, and reminds us of the purpose for which Jesus came into the world. ...

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God's Glory - Presence Departs

Continuing his series in 1 Samuel, Pastor Oliver took us through 1 Samuel 4:1b-22, and reminded us of the majesty of the glory of God, and the sheer tragedy when this glory is removed and shielded because of our sins. ...

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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. ...

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Announcement 31 August 2014

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION ON SUNDAY (CES): 1. SUNDAY DISCIPLESHIP | TODAY (EVERY SUNDAY, JUL SEP 2014) | 11.15 AM 12.30 PM | ANNEX "The Gospel According to Moses" continues today with a class on Numbers. This module seeks to survey the first five books of the Old Testament (Genesis to Deuteronomy), dealing with some of their key themes. The module aims to exhort members to m...

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: I believe in the holy catholic church, the communion of saints.

In this PFOA post, we are reminded of Jesus' promise to build His church. His church is holy, and His church has a mission. This is the church we believe in. ...

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Last Sunday's Worship (24 Aug 2014)

Lup Meng and Gerald led us in worship this Sunday. ...

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The Pursuit of Happiness: A Pure Heart

In Matthew 5;8, we are given the promise that the pure in heart can see God. We are reminded that God sees the heart, our deceitful and corrupted heart, and this purity in heart can only, and has been achieved in Jesus Christ. ...

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Announcement 24 August 2014

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION ON SUNDAY (CES): 1. SUNDAY DISCIPLESHIP | TODAY (EVERY SUNDAY, JUL SEP 2014) | 11.15 AM 12.30 PM | ANNEX "The Gospel According to Moses" continues today with a class on Leviticus. This module seeks to survey the first five books of the Old Testament (Genesis to Deuteronomy), dealing with some of their key themes. The module aims to exhort members to...

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Interview with Reformation Concert Team/Worship Ministry

On 25-26 October, GBC will be organising its first ever Reformation Concert. What is it and what's it for? Find out more from this interview with the Concert Team and the Worship Ministry. ...

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Mercy: What Goes Around, Comes Around

In Matthew 5:7, we are reminded that because we are recipients of God's great mercy, we can and are to show mercy to those around us. ...

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: I believe ... in the Holy Spirit

As we continue to make our way through the Apostles'Creed, in this post, we will look at the doctrine of the Trinity, specifically the Holy Spirit. ...

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Announcement 17 August 2014

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION ON SUNDAY (CES): 1. SUNDAY DISCIPLESHIP | TODAY (EVERY SUNDAY, JUL SEP 2014) | 11.15 AM 12.30 PM | ANNEX "The Gospel According to Moses" continues today with a class on Leviticus. This module seeks to survey the first five books of the Old Testament (Genesis to Deuteronomy), dealing with some of their key themes. The module aims to exhort members to...

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What Are You Hungry For?

What are we hungering and thirsting after? Matthew 5:6 that was preached this past Sunday reminds us to set our sights and hearts on something that truly satisfies, and not to settle for things of this world that will fade away. ...

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: From thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.

In this latest post from Tony Chan, he sums up the teaching on Jesus Christ contained in the Apostles' Creed....

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Statement of Faith Series: Jesus Christ (Part 3a)

In answering the questions about our statement of faith regarding Jesus Christ, Pastor Emeritus Rev (Dr) E N Poulson's comments will come in two installments. ...

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: He ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty

In this latest installment studying the Apostles' Creed, Tony Chan introduces us into the teaching of Christ's position of authority and what it means for us today....

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Set Apart for Christ

Celebrating GBC's 55th Anniversary, Rev (Dr) Poulson reminds us from Luke 9:1-23 what it means to be set apart for Christ, as a people....

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Upcoming Project Timothy Big Picture Conference in August

GBC is hosting the Project Timothy Big Picture Conference in August. In this post, Pastor Oliver introduces us to the Big Picture Conference, and how it is in line with GBC's ongoing discipleship efforts. ...

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Announcement 3 August 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS CHRISTIAN EDUCATION ON SUNDAY (CES): 1. SUNDAY DISCIPLESHIP SDS is in recess today due to the Church Anniversary Celebrations. 12.30 PM | PETER ROOM Our next round of Seekers Class will begin next week (weekly, 4 sessions). The class is for people interested in learning about the Good News of Jesus Christ. GBC members interested in attending, or in bring...

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Youth Bible Conference 2014

In this post by youth leader Andrew Tang, read about the recently-concluded YBC and what took place there....

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Prayer, Promise, and Participation in Reaching the Lost

At the end of the missions emphasis month, Pastor Bobby preached from Romans 10:1-15. Romans 10 reminds us that faith comes from hearing the preaching by those that have been sent to preach the good news of Jesus Christ. This is our mission. How are we living in mission today? ...

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Last Week's Worship (27 July 2014)

Today, Lup Meng and Belinda led in heartfelt praise and worship...

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Announcement 27 July 2014

GBC 55th ANNIVERSARY THANKSGIVING SERVICE A GBC Combined Service will be held at 10am on Sunday, 3 August inclusive of an annual love gift presentation to the MacPherson Primary School and followed by a buffet lunch. We will have a special collection for the needy students of MPS TODAY. For cheques please pay to "Grace Baptist Church Ltd" and mark "MPS" on the reverse. Th...

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Saturday Ladies' Bible Study: Interview with Chan Yoke Meng

In this post, we interview Yoke Meng regarding the faithful ladies who come for Bible study, how it got started and how we can pray for their ministry....

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Jesus at Jacob's Well: From Scandal to Salvation

This Sunday, Elder Jonathan Yao preached from John 4:3-42 on doing the will of God. From Jesus' encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well, we see our Savior's resolve to do the will of God to bring back people from every tribe and nation. ...

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Last Week's Worship (21 July 2014)

This Sunday Carrie and John led us in a time of heartfelt praise unto the Lord Jesus, our mighty risen Savior and King...

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Announcement 20 July 2014

ELDER JONATHAN YAO Today, we welcome our Elder and missionary Jonathan Yao to deliver God's Word to us. He is a missionary with Cru (formerly known as Campus Crusade for Christ). He is currently serving on the staff of Cru's EAST Seminary located in Singapore. GBC 55th ANNIVERSARY THANKSGIVING SERVICE A GBC Combined Service will be held at 10am on Sunday, 3 August inc...

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: The third day he rose again from the dead

If there is anything distinctive or unique about the Christian Faith, it is our belief in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ....

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God Disclosed: Our God who Graciously Makes Himself Known

Continuing his series on the life of the prophet Samuel, Pastor Oliver helps us to see the God who graciously discloses Himself to His people. ...

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Last Week's Worship (13 July 2014)

Kiyoko and David Kong led us in a time of praise unto our God, blessing His worthy name....

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Announcement 13 July 2014

GBC 55th ANNIVERSARY THANKSGIVING SERVICE A GBC Combined Service will be held at 10am on Sunday, 3 August inclusive of an annual love gift presentation to the MacPherson Primary School and followed by a buffet lunch. We will have a special collection for the needy students of MPS on the 20 July and 27 July. For cheques please pay to "Grace Baptist Church Ltd" and mark "MP...

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Interview with Rev Desmond Soh on SBC Preaching Conference

In this interview, we sit down with Rev Desmond Soh to find out more about SBC's preaching conference and why it matters to you...

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Richard Averbeck: On Spiritual Formation

Dr. Richard Averbeck, a recent guest speaker at GBC, has written extensively on spiritual formation. Find out more about this topic here. ...

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Seeing The World Through God's Eyes

At the start of our missions emphasis month, we are reminded of the call to go out to the share the good news of what God has done in Christ, to a distressed and broken world. ...

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Singing in the church choir

In this post, we hear about the GBC Church Choir and the ministry that they provide in leading us into worship of God. ...

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GBC Missions Emphasis Month: "How will they hear?" (July 2014)

So what does missions emphasis month entail in 2014? ...

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Announcement 6 July 2014

GBC 55th ANNIVERSARY THANKSGIVING SERVICE A GBC Combined Service will be held at 10am on Sunday, 3 August inclusive of an annual love gift presentation to the MacPherson Primary School and followed by a buffet lunch. We will have a special collection for the needy students of MPS today, 20 July and 27 July. For cheques please pay to "Grace Baptist Church Ltd" and mark "MP...

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Let Your Kingdom Come

In this post, we describe the missions month song for emphasis - Let Your Kingdom Come. ...

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The Presence of God

Today's guest speaker Dr Richard Averbeck helped us to see how the theme of God's presence can be found throughout Scripture, and how it encourages us today, and affects the way we live our dail lives. ...

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This Week's Worship (29 June 2014)

This Sunday, Lup Meng and Belinda and the church choir led us in worship of Jesus Christ through heartfelt songs of worship. ...

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Thian Chye's Testimony (Joshua 24:14-15)

Our brother Thian Chye shares passionately about his experience leading up to the church camp and his message for the rest of us, the church. ...

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: [Jesus Christ] suffered under Pontius Pilate; was crucified, dead and buried:

Tony Chan deals with the statement in the Apostles' Creed that focuses on the person of Jesus Christ and how He suffered Pontius Pilate and went to hell for us....

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Gentleness & Happiness - What Do They Have To Do With Each Other?

As we continue our study in the Beatitudes, we are reminded of the call to be gentle, and the promise that the meek will inherit the earth. ...

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Last Week's Worship (22 June 2014)

Kiyoko and Gerald led us in a time of heartfelt worship this Sunday...

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Youth Bible Conference and Young Adults Retreat 2014

The Youth Bible Conference is on this June with the Young Adults Retreat the first week of July! Learn about how you can pray for these ministries. ...

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GBC Combined Church Camp 2014

It's been 1 week since the campers have returned from the 2014 combined church camp. Read about what our campers experienced together in this special event in the life of the church....

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary

In this latest instalment of the Apostles' Creed on PFOA, Tony Chan explains the virgin birth and the the importance of that doctrine in describing the uniqueness of Christ...

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GBC video: What if your blessings come through raindrops?

Recently, the worship ministry was able to convert the recording of Laura Story's 'Blessings', sung by Elvira Tan and Caleb Yap...

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Last Week's Worship (15 June 2014)

This Sunday, the youths led us in worship and praise to our great and precious savior, Jesus Christ. Thank you, youths!...

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One Giant Step Towards Happiness

"Real happiness is not found in anything this world offers but it is about being right with God." The series on the Sermon on the Mount continues to point us to the radical nature of the teachings of Jesus. In Matt 5:4, we are reminded that though we mourn over sins and the brokenness of the world, we have the hope of what is to come, where there will be no more tears. ...

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: I believe in...Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord

Working his way through the Apostles' Creed, Tony Chan explains the next statement about the person of Jesus Christ...

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Nehemiah War Games

The youths and young adults recently held the first ever "Nehemiah War Games". It was an evening of great fun right here at GBC. ...

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Church Camp Song 2014: Consecration Hymn

In this brief interview, worship ministry member Caleb Yap shares about this year's camp song, 'Consecration Hymn'....

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The Pursuit of Happiness

This marks the first of a new series on the Sermon on the Mount. In this introduction from the first three verses of Matthew 5, we are reminded that these words of God, spoken by the Word became flesh, is timeless and true, even for us today. ...

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Last Week's Worship (25 May 2014)

Last Sunday, Kiyoko Mori and Caleb Yap led the congregation in heartfelt songs of worship to our God for His grace shown towards us in Jesus Christ. Continue worshipping using the videos of songs posted here!...

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'Grow in Grace at the Table' by Desiring God Ministries

In this follow up post on the ordinance of the Lord's Supper, David Mathis from Desiring God Ministries describes the past, present and future realities proclaimed in this means of grace. ...

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The Holy Spirit Indwells The Community Of Christ

Pastor Bobby took us through Acts 2, when the early church received the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. ...

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Bryan Tan on Preaching 1 Thess 2

GBC member, Bryan Tan, now studying in Cork, Ireland shares on his recent experience of delivering a sermon on 1 Thess 2....

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PFOA Apostles' Creed: I believe in God, Maker of heaven and earth

In this second post in his new Apostles' Creed series, Tony Chan explores what it means to believe in God. What do we we need to believe about God?...

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Statement of Faith Series: God (Part 2)

In this second instalment of our Statement of Faith series, Pastor Emeritus Rev (Dr) E N Poulson, or Grandpa P, continues teaching us what we believe about God. ...

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'Wash in the Water' by Desiring God Ministries

This blogpost is an excerpt from Desiring God Ministries writer David Mathis. In it, Mathis describes poignantly the meaning of the ordinance of baptism and how we ought to participate and respond to it....

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A Community In Christ

Pastor Bobby continued a series in Acts. From Acts 1:12-24, we read of how the apostles waited for the promised Holy Spirit, but continued to do the work of praying and obeying the Word together as they waited. ...

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Last Week's Worship (18 May 2014)

Last Sunday, David Kong and Caleb Yap led us in a time of worshipping God through familiar hymns and new songs saturated in biblical truth....

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PFOA: Introducing the Apostles' Creed- believing in God

Tony Chan introduces the next series focus for PFOA- the Apostles' Creed and what it is important. ...

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PFOA: Praying Paul's Priorities from Ephesians (Eph 1:15-21)

How should we pray for one another? From Ephesians 1, Tony Chan explains what are some priorities in prayer as demonstrated by the apostle Paul....

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A Mum on a Mission

This Mothers' Day, from Exodus 2:1-10 we marvel at the providential hand of God working through the faith of a mother as she sought to protect and raise her child. ...

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PFOA: Jesus and discipleship (Mark 3:13-14)

Jesus chose and trained disciples to be with Him and to do the work of His kingdom. Are we involved in making disciples?...

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Faith and A Journey of Faith

Through Heb 11, we are reminded that faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Our faith and hope is certain and sure, anchored in Jesus, and this allows us to run the race with endurance! ...

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Blessings: What if trials of this life are just mercies in disguise?

This Sunday, Elvira and Caleb presented this song for offertory entitled 'Blessings' by Laura Story. Learn more about the heart of the song here....

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Last Week's Worship (4 May 2014)

This Sunday, Carrie and John Cheah led us in a time of heartfelt worship unto the Lord. May we continue in this spirit of worship, both now and evermore....

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Notice of EC Meeting - 18 May 2014

Notice of English Congregation Meeting on Sunday, 18 May 2014 at 10am or after the worship service for the following purpose: To extend, by poll, Rev Bobby Lee Oon Chai's term of service as Pastor, Outreach, English Congregation for a further term of 3 years wef 1 June 2014. Proxy Form available here....

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Testimony of Pastor Bobby Lee Oon Chai

My wife, Lydia, together, with our 4 lovely girls: Olivia, Harriet, Pearl and Chloe, have been recipients of much warmth and love growing up in Grace Baptist Church. My life is a testimony of God’s grace and love through His providence, protection, and preparation in my teenage years....

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1 Peter Lectures by Dr Bruce Winter

GBC, together with BGST, hosted Dr Bruce Winter for a series of classes on 1 and 2 Peter. There were many familiar faces from GBC, both for the public lecture and the week long class. It was also a great opportunity for GBC to practice hospitality and share our resources, as we hosted fellow brothers and sisters in Christ from other churches....

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PFOA: How is the resurrection relevant to me now? (Col 2:11-15)

Tony Chan explains for us the impact of the resurrection in our daily lives. How are you experiencing the impact of the greatest thing God has ever done in history? ...

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Results of EGM on 27 April 2014

After the combined EC-CC Worship Service on 27 April 2014, the EGM was conducted with 560 members present either in person or by proxy out of 632 registered members making a quorum of 88.6%....

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From The Great Commandments to Great Commitment

Through Mark 12, we are reminded of the two great commandments of the Christian -- to love God and love man. We do so because we follow Jesus, whose love for man led him to the cross, and ultimately did all these because of love for the Father. ...

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Prayer for Needs of the Church and Rebuilding

At the EC Monthly Prayer Meeting, a set of prayer requests was provided for church members. For Church Rebuilding, the prayer is for Discernment, Commitment, and Unity. For needs of the Church, the prayer is for Consecration, Conviction, and Community....

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FAQ on Church Rebuilding

The FAQ addresses these areas: Why Rebuild, Mandate to Rebuild, Process of Arriving at Design, How Much and Fund Raising, Other Options Considered, How Long and How Will the Project be Managed, Usage in the Future, Where Will We Go During Construction, and Learning From Others....

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Last Week's Worship (Good Friday & Easter Services 2014)

A compilation of the two special services and the beautiful music presented by the Worship Ministry, to the glory of God. ...

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Clarification on the Proposed Rebuilding EGM on 27 April 2014

To pass the Proposed Rebuilding, at least 80% of GBC members must be represented (either in person or by proxy) at the 27 April 2014 EGM to form the quorum, and then for at least 80% of the votes cast to be in favour. To enable this to take place in accordance with our constitution, we need to do this through two special resolutions as explained below....

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Making Decisions in the Church as a Community

The coming weeks mark a crucial juncture in the life of GBC, with members due to vote on a proposed building project. In this guest post by member Tony Chan, we read and learn about the individual member's role and responsibility in decision-making, even as the church collectively comes to a conclusion. ...

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Living in the Future Tense

In this sermon from Luke 12:35-58, we are reminded that a day will come when the True Master returns, and we as servants will be accountable to him. Are we being faithful servants, watching and waiting and eager to do his work? ...

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Reasons for GBC Rebuilding

The church leadership is calling the whole church family to be united in prayer and beseech the Lord to revive us and make us His devoted followers and to rebuild GBC in both her spiritual and physical forms, so it can accomplish God’s greater work of making disciples for His glory, now and in the future....

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This Sunday Combined English Service and Townhall Meeting

The Sunday Worship Service on 13 April will be a combined service for the 1st and 2nd English services, from 8:30-9:45 am. A Townhall meeting will immediately follow involving members of the EC Leadership, Building Steering Committee, & architects who will make a presentation of the rebuilding program. All are invited to attend. ...

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How Our Leaders Came to the Unanimous Decision on GBC Rebuilding

Elder Chong Tien shared as one who has been struggling with this issue for past three years. This is to help us understand how the leaders came to this conviction. He also like to share some thoughts on how we should move forward individually and as a church....

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Why the Need for 80/80 Special Resolution

For the Proposed Rebuilding EGM, the first special resolution calls for a Special Quorum of 80% of the members to be present for the second resolution to authorise the Proposed Rebuilding and of the votes cast by the Special Quorum, at least 80% are to be in favour of the Proposed Rebuilding....

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Judgment Begins, But Yet, Grace

In the beginning chapters of 1 Samuel, we are reminded that God judges sin, yet we can also catch glimpses of grace as He continues to provide for his people. ...

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Proposed Resolutions of EGM on 27 April 2014

Details of the proposed special resolutions for consideration at the EGM on 27 April 2014 with the attached Annex....

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Last Week's Worship (6 Apr 2014)

This Sunday, Toshiyuki Mori and Joy Tan led us in songs that prepared us for the Lord's Supper. In this season of Lent, let us continue to meditate on the Cross as approach Good Friday and Easter....

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Notice of EGM on 27 April 2014 and Rebuilding Events

NOTICE is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Grace Baptist Church Ltd (“the Church”) will be held at 17 Mattar Road, Singapore 387722 on Sunday, 27 April 2014 at 10.00 a.m. or after the conclusion of the combined worship service, whichever is later....

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PFOA: Meditations on Christ (1 Tim 1:15)

In this instalment of PFOA, Tony Chan shares more meditations on Jesus Christ from 1 Timothy....

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Distressed... Interrupted. Our Large God who Cares

Through the struggles of Hannah in 1 Sam, we see a God who cares for His people, and continues to bring deliverance in small ways. The faithfulness of this God in the small things, is ultimately made possible only because of his great deliverance through Jesus Christ. ...

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PFOA: Regardless of Lent, meditate on Christ

In this new series of PFOA, Tony Chan urges us to meditate on the life, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ as we draw close to Him by faith. ...

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Church Rebuilding Update - 26 Mar 2014

The Church Rebuilding Steering Committee received rebuilding proposals from 3 architectural companies on 17 March 2014. The Committee met over the subsequent week with 3 other experts from within the church to study, deliberate, and decide on the proposed plans. In the coming week, the Committee will present its recommendation to both the English and Chinese congregational...

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Beware of Apathy

Jesus' words to the church at Laodicea warns us about the perils of being neither hot nor cold, but lukewarm. It is a reminder for us all to listen to what Jesus has to say, reflect on our current spiritual state, and return to him in repentance and faith. ...

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PFOA: Recap of the Lord's Prayer

Tony Chan helps us summarize and reflect on the Lord's Prayer as a whole....

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Staying Spiritually Strong

The book of Nehemiah concludes with some final reforms. Nehemiah and the people have been brought through a journey of faith, but they still needed to obey in repentance and faith. ...

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Annual General Meeting and English Congregation Meeting on 23 March 2014

The Thirty-Fourth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Grace Baptist Church Ltd will be held on Sunday, 23 March 2014 at 11.00 a.m. The English Congregation Meeting (EC Meeting) will be held at 12.00 noon or immediately after the conclusion of the AGM, whichever is earlier....

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PFOA: "For Thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory forever."

Rounding up his PFOA series, Tony Chan explains the doxology at the end of the Lord's Prayer....

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A Call to Fast and Pray for God's Leading

GBC Leadership has been actively praying for God's leading us into our Rebuilding Project and we want to encourage members and worshippers to join in fasting and praying. Together, let us seek God's continued leading and wisdom as we embark on this journey of faith. ...

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Church Camp 2014 Committee Interview (cont'd)

In this second interview, Thian Chye shares more with us regarding the upcoming church camp and more of the heart of the committee - their prayers for the church through the June camp. Have you signed up yet?...

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PFOA: "Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil"

In this post, Tony Chan discusses the presence of evil in this world and how we ought to pray in response to it. ...

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Sermon Series Recap: The Church Series

In this sermon recap, we remind ourselves of what the doctrine of church is, and why it was taught to us in 2013....

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TGIF CG Bible Study Review - 7 March 2014

Past Friday, we studied Nehemiah 5--an episode that shows how Nehemiah is not only interested in physical rebuilding, but also the spiritual reformation of God's people. The problem was the poor did not have enough grain due to famine and labor diverted to rebuilding work, had to pay the king's taxes, and they were financially exploited by their rich Jewish brothers chargi...

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Real People, Real Revival, & Real Results

Nehemiah 10 reminds us that God's people who have heard and prayed through his Word must also act and obey what they have heard. ...

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Last Week's Worship (9 March 2014) First Week of Lent

Beginning with the call to worship from the Jesus Storybook Bible, 'The Friend of Little Children', Toshi and Belinda led us this morning in a blessed time of adoring our humble and gracious Saviour. Let us worship Him in full trust as children do....

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Church Camp 2014 Committee Interview

Our church camp champion, Thian Chye, gives us some insight into the planning committee for the camp and what members can look forward to as well as encourage the committee members. ...

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Kenny Lamm: Why the Baptist church should celebrate Lent

In this reblogged post, our friend from the North Carolina Baptist Convention, worship consultant and trainer Rev. Kenny Lamm, shares why Baptist should pay special attention to Lent...

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Statement of Faith Series: The Bible (Part 1)

In this brand new series, our Pastor Emeritus, Dr P, more affectionately - Grandpa P, answers questions on the church's statement of faith. Here, he begins with what we believe about the Bible....

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Interview with the Organising Team for BGST Lectures on 1-2 Peter by Dr Bruce Winter at GBC

On the 14 April 2014, GBC will be hosting a lecture by eminent Bible scholar Dr Bruce Winter and our friends from the Biblical Graduate School of Theology. In this blogpost, we interview the organising team!...

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Revive Us O Lord!

Through Nehemiah 9, we see how God used His Word, to bring His people back to Him, and bring about repentance and revival. ...

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Last Week's Worship (2 March 2014)

This week, Lup Meng and John Cheah ministered to us in songs that prepared us to remember the Lord Jesus' death on the Cross and our desire for revival to come. ...

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A Camp To Serve

Wong Ann Cai, longtime church camp committee chairman shares his thoughts on the evolution of the church camp ministry and sheds some light on the ups and downs of serving in this area. ...

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TGIF CG Bible Study Review - 21 February 2014

Last Friday, we gathered at the Wee's place where Kang Wei led our study on Nehemiah 2-4, 6. Through the narrative of rebuilding the wall, we saw how different people of diverse vocations and backgrounds came together to work in unity. ...

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Annual Worship Ministry Get-Together-Lunch

The Worship Ministry held their annual Get-Together-Lunch on Sunday with a huge turnout of 45 people showing up for a time of discussion, sharing, encouragement and food. Read also about the 9 things you didn't know about the Worship Ministry. ...

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PFOA: Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us (Continued)

In this continuing meditation on the phrase in the Lord's Prayer, 'forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us', Tony Chan unpacks why and how Jesus taught us to pray this....

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You Are Witnesses (Acts 1:1-11)

Through Acts 1:1-11, we were reminded today of Jesus' commands to his disciples -- to go out into the world to proclaim the message of salvation in Jesus' name. ...

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Last Week's Worship (23 Feb 2014)

On Sunday, Kiyoko and Gerald led us in worship of our God of great power - the God who parted the Red Sea and the Jordan for the Israelites as we were reminded from Psalm 114. Praise Him for His mighty deeds!...

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An Update from the EC & CC Leaderships - Church Rebuilding Steering Committee

A fact finding committee, known as the Steering Committee or SC, has been working very hard to gather information that will help GBC members make an informed decision on the rebuilding proposal. It has been formed to assist the Board of Directors (BoD) and the Congregational Leaders (CLs) in presenting the plans, budget, and timeline of the rebuilding project at a future E...

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Starting a Spiritual Revival

In Nehemiah 7 and 8, we are reminded that a revival involves the proclamation and explanation of God's Word. God's word when proclaimed, taught, and explained, can pierce the heart of men and women. ...

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Last Week's Worship (16 Feb 2014)

On Sunday, our young ones led us heartfelt praise to God! We often to forget to give thanks that in our midst, the young people are willing to serve us by leading in worship....

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PFOA: Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors

Tony Chan continues his series in the family prayer that our Lord taught us to say. He deals here with the phrase "forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors"....

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Missionary letter from Tzi Ping, Heidi, Benaja and Esra

One of our dear missionary families, the Leongs, have written to the church family to share their experiences and to encourage us. Let us remember them in prayer, interceding for their work and for their needs before our Heavenly Father. ...

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10 quotes about heaven

In this post, we surveyed 10 quotes by well known Bible teachers and theologians on the topic of heaven. Have a read and see what our certain hope looks like. ...

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When the Target is You

Through Nehemiah, we continue to see how opposition to the work of God will exist and abound, but the sovereign God prevails. God will accomplish what He sets out to, through the people He calls. ...

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Last Week's Worship 9 Feb 2014

This Sunday, the worship team led us to sing songs that teach us biblical truth in memorable ways for the exaltation of Jesus Christ....

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Compassion Hymn

In this blogpost, the Worship Ministry presents the 'Compassion Hymn' by Stuart Townend, Keith and Kristyn Getty for our edification and encouragement....

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PFOA: Give us this day our daily bread

How are we to ask for what we need? In a nation of plenty, we can have difficulty distinguishing our needs from wants. Tony Chan helps us think through asking for our needs in the light of giving God glory....

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Last Week's Worship (2 Feb 2014)

On Sunday, Kiyoko and John Cheah led us in a time of rousing singing in our combined service. Together,we proclaimed the death of Jesus Christ as gathered around the table for our monthly remembrance in the Lord's Supper...

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Defeating Ourselves

In Nehemiah 5, we were reminded of how the unity of a community can be broken from internal conflicts. ...

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PFOA: Thy Will be Done on Earth as it is in Heaven

What does it mean to pray "Thy will be done on earth as it is heaven?" Tony Chan explains in this round of PFOA. ...

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The Year of the Horse

Blessed Lunar New Year in the year of the horse! But our trust is not in horses or zodiac animals - it is in the LORD our God....

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Overcoming Obstacles and Opposition (Nehemiah 4)

Pastor Arnold continues the sermon series with Nehemiah 4. As we looked at the verses, we were reminded that obstacles and opposition are not unexpected as the Christian works for God in the world. ...

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PFOA: Thy Kingdom Come

Working his way through the prayer our Lord taught us to pray, Tony Chan helps us understand this little and yet powerful phrase, 'Thy kingdom come"....

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When Neighbors Move Us

On 19 Jan 2014, Dr Michael Lindsay preached powerfully from Lk 10:25-37 in a sermon entitled 'When Neighbors Move Us' reminding us not to harden our hearts to the needs of our neighbors but to respond to God's call through them...

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Listening to the Word of God

So how do you prepare to hear the Word of God? Are you a good listener? Do you hear it well? By surveying some of the writings of great Christian writers, we can take a look at the best practices for the building up of the church....

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Last Week's Worship 19 Jan 2014

This week, Lup Meng and David Kong led us in a time of worship to exalt and magnify our great God of salvation, beginning with Psalm 109 which describes Him - our help and vindication....

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Pray for students in 2014

Pray for students - 7 suggestions for how to remember our younger brothers and sisters in prayer. ...

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How visitor-friendly is your church?

At GBC, we have invested some effort and resources into making the church welcoming for visitors. But are these means enough? How visitor-friendly is the church, really? ...

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Soon and very soon

Watching and waiting, looking above- we are waiting for Him to come.When will He finally return for us? Soon, and very soon....

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PFOA: Hallowed Be Thy Name

In this PFOA edition, Tony Chan explains the next line in the Lord's Prayer - "Hallowed be Thy name" and how we ought to pray it....

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Last Week's Worship 12 Jan 2014

This Sunday, Kiyoko and Gerald led us in a series of songs that point us not only to the Savior, Jesus Christ, but also the hope that is in Him for the world to come, when we shall see Him face to face...

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Watchnight 2013: A Time for Remembrance & Hope

If there was one way to sum up the Watchnight service, it is that what is given to us through the Word in the Bible rings true in the lives of our church members....

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PFOA: The Lord's Prayer

In this PFOA devotion, Tony Chan focuses on the Lord's Prayer as the basis for all disciples to pray "As Jesus taught them to pray..."...

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Christ the King: Rejected and Abandoned

In the last of the series in Mark on Discipleship, Pastor Oliver explains the significance and implications of Christ's death, abandonment and rejection on the cross. ...

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Tuition Ministry outing to Changi Airport

In December 2013, the Tuition Ministry organised an outing for students to Changi Airport....

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Now that Christmas is over, pray

As you look at the images of this gallery, pray for the work began at our Christmas service....

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Following Christ: A Disciple Is First Served Then He Serves Others

In this sermon, Pastor Oliver preached from Mark 10:32-45 on what it means to be a serving disciple...

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Pray For One Another (PFOA): New Year

Former elder and longtime church member Tony Chan shares in this series of meditations his thoughts on the New Year. ...

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Will you start a Bible reading plan in 2014?

In this lengthy post, we present suggestions, recommendations and resources for Bible reading plans in 2014. ...

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Last Sunday's Worship 29 Dec 2013

The last Sunday of the year - continue to worship God with these beautiful hymns and songs of praise....

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“Christmas: A Very Special Time of the Year”

In this season of festivities, Pastor Arnold pointed us back to God's Word and reminded us once more of why Christmas is so special -- because of the Christ of Christmas. ...

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Christmas Evangelistic Service: 13 quotations on how to pray

13 well known pastors, preachers and theologians lend their thoughts on how to think of prayer and evangelism...

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Last Sunday's Worship 22 Dec 2013

Hear the music of the Christmas season that points us to the Christ who makes Christmas the most special time of the year!...

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Advent Call to Worship passages

The worship ministry team has selected 4 different OT and NT passages for our Sunday calls to worship. Read about why and how they have been chosen...

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Ministry Focus: Christian Education on Sunday

The CES team shares their journey in growth this year and how it led to a revamp of the Christ Education on Sunday (CES)....

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Keeping Families Together

Rev (Dr) Arnold Wong writes on what keeps Christian families together: healthy thriving relationships with God and others. ...

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Last Week's Worship 8 Dec 2013

This second week of Advent, have a listen to Sunday's worship music that points us to the coming King!...

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Their part, our part, everyone's part (Neh 3:1-32)

In Nehemiah 3, we learn of how the entire community responded in obedience and began work on the wall. It was a beautiful picture of a unity that transcended backgrounds, generations and occupations. ...

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How can you celebrate Advent?

What are some ways families and individuals can prepare meaningfully during the season of Advent and draw closer to Christ? Here are some ideas and resources for helping us all treasure and adore Christ....

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Interview with the Youth Camp Commandants

The youth camp is a significant annual event in the youth calendar, and this year's camp commandants share with us their aims for the camp, as well as how we can help to keep them in prayer. ...

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Last Week's Worship 1 Dec 2013

This first week of Advent, have a listen to Sunday's worship music that points us to the coming King!...

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Overview of 'They Looked For Redemption'

Take a look at the overview of the Advent Devotional: They Looked For Redemption and how it helps us understand the true meaning of Christmas...

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Interview with Pastor Bobby on evangelism

Pastor Bobby answers questions on evangelism and provides teaching on how Gospel proclamation is every Christian's personal responsibility...

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Ladies' Ministry Jewellery-Making Workshop

Updates from the Ladies Ministry on their recent jewellery-making workshop - a good way to bring people together...

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Tested, Tried and True (Neh 2:1-20)

Pastor Arnold continued the series in Nehemiah, and reminded us of God's provisions for Nehemiah despite the trials and tests that he encountered. ...

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Last Sunday's Worship 24 Nov 2013

Have a listen to the youtube videos of songs sung in this Sunday's worship service - may the Holy Spirit use these words to strengthen your faith in God....

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Interview with missionaries Leong Tzi Ping and Heidi

In this interview, we speak to our dear missionaries Ping and Heidi about their upcoming overseas assignment. Have a read and pray for them! ...

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When God Calls (Neh 1:1-11)

Pastor Arnold opens the new series in Nehemiah, preaching on Nehemiah's calling from God and Nehemiah's call out to God in prayer. ...

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"Greater things have yet to be done in this city"

As our Youths reminded us this Sunday during the offertory, greater things have yet to be done! Will you pray for the city of Singapore today?...

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Last Week's Worship 17 Nov 2013

Have a listen to the youtube videos of songs sung in this Sunday's worship service - may the Holy Spirit use these words to strengthen your faith in God. ...

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Interview with Pastor Arnold about Thanksgiving

In preparation for the Thanksgiving celebration to come, Pastor Arnold shares his thoughts on what it is and why the church should celebrate it....

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The Unity of the Church

Pastor Arnold Wong preaches from Eph 4:1-6 on the unity of the church, theologically and practically...

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The Service of the Church

In the ongoing series on the church, Pastor Arnold helped us to understand the heart and means of service in the church and challenged us to obey these truths as a church. ...

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Discipline of the Church

Pastor Arnold teaches on the often-neglected topic of church discipline in the Christian fight against sin: the problems, process and priorities of church discipline....

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The Ordinances of the Church

Pastor Bobby concludes the series on the church by helping us understand the role of the ordinances -- to point back to Jesus. ...

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Last Week's Worship 10 Nov 2013

Have a listen at the youtube videos of songs sung in this Sunday's worship service - may the Holy Spirit use these words to teach you His truth....

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Statement from EC & CC Leaders on Church Rebuilding

The congregational leaderships of the EC and CC believe God is leading Grace Baptist Church into a journey of faith to rebuild our church premises. The EC and CC leaderships have deliberated carefully and agreed on the following spiritual priorities for GBC to uphold and exemplify our unity as one church and one body....

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Know Your Leaders: Pastor Oliver Chia

Pastor Oliver has been directly responsible for the care group ministry, as well as the ministry to the Youth and Young Adults for many years. Read on as he introduces himself in preparation for the upcoming EGM....

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Know Your Leaders: Elder Tan Chong Tien

Do you know your church leaders? In this post, Elder Tan Chong Tien shares more about himself in preparation for the upcoming English Congregation EGM....

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Interview with Yap Kim Meng about Pray for 100 for Christmas

As a part of the committee for the Christmas evangelistic outreach and Pray for 100 for Christmas, Yap Kim Meng hopes to energize our faith in God for active personal evangelism....

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Last Week's Worship 3 Nov 2013

Songs sung in corporate worship this Sunday - continue to worship God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength this week!...

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