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A Divine and Supernatural Light

Eric Lui helps us understand the message and exhortation of Jonathan Edwards' "A Divine and Supernatural Light" which was originally a sermon preached by Edwards in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1734.

The Unquenchable Flame - Introducing the Reformation

Eric Lui highly recommends Michael Reeves’ The Unquenchable Flame – Introducing the Reformation to all who would like to have a good understanding of what the Reformation is and why it is so important.

Testimony of Pastor Oliver

There will be an English Congregation Meeting on 27 October to re-elect Pastor Oliver Chia for a further term of 5 years. Here Pastor Oliver shares with us how he came to know Jesus and his desire and passion to make Jesus known.

Former Pastors Send Best Wishes

Two of our former pastors, then-Senior Pastor Rev Arnold and Effie Wong, and missions pastor Rev Dick and Edith Hugeniot send their love and greetings to GBC on our 60th anniversary from the United States.

The Mortification of Sin

Eric Lui shares with us some of the lessons learnt as he reads John Owen's "The Mortification of Sin — Dealing with sin in your life" which centers on Romans 8:13.

Our Hymn Writers and Their Hymns

Eric Lui reviews Faith Cook's "Our Hymn Writers and Their Hymns" and shares an interesting anecdote of Isaac Watts.

Resurrection Fragrance

Caleb Yap imagines the events of Luke 23 and 24, and the surprise and joy of the women who had prepared spices for Jesus' burial and find that Jesus is risen.

Visiting Our Pastoral Staff

For a few years now, it has become a Young Adult (YA) tradition to have a 'bai nian' (Chinese for 'visitation') during CNY. This festive season has become an opportunity to meet different people in church. In previous years, the YAs have visited other caregroups, some of our seniors and other couples in church that the YAs may not have the chance to meet on a regular basis.

Raising Kids Who Stay

The Bible calls us to “commend [God’s] works from one generation to another [and] declare your mighty acts” (Ps 145:4). But how are we to do so when our young people drop out of church? How do we get them to stay?

Preaching at First Baptist Church, Kuching, Sarawak

On 10 Feb, we prayed for our Elder Associate, Tan Yee Kiat, during our pastoral prayer. Yee Kiat, or "Yeeks" as he is affectionately known to us, had the great privilege of preaching in the church of his hometown in Kuching. He shares with us his preaching experience here.

ROOTS: Let the Old Testament Speak

Eric Lui reviews for us Alex Moyer's 'Roots: Let the Old Testament Speak'. He hopes that this first book review of the year will provoke interest in our congregation to read more Christian books this year.

Elder Recommendation - Beh Soo Hee

At the upcoming EC Meeting on 17 Feb, we will be asking the church to renew Beh Soo Hee's term as an elder. Beh shares with us why he agreed to continue serving GBC as an elder.

Elder Recommendation - Mok Chuan-Xin

At the upcoming EC Meeting on 17 Feb, we will be asking the church to affirm Mok Chuan-Xin as an elder. Chuan-Xin shares with us why he felt compelled to serve in this capacity.

Mums Connect: Learn to Confidently Teach Your Kids About God

Who is shaping what your kids believe? In 2019, Mums Connect will be learning how to confidently teach children about God.

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.

Letters of John

Last Sunday, we started our new sermon series on 1 John, a loosely structured sermon written by John, the son of Zebedee, to pastor the churches in Ephesus and its surrounding area.

Families Serving on Sunday Mornings

Lim Eng Khin shares about GBC's new initiative to involve families in greeting and welcoming worshippers before service on Sundays.

Persecuted Church Countries: World Watch List

Open Doors USA recently put out their World Watch List for the top countries in the world where religious freedom is curtailed by oppressive forces. How should Christians think about these countries, knowing that brothers and sisters and Christ are oppressed for Jesus’ sake, and that in contrast, we enjoy such relative comfort, safety and freedom here at home?

Women, Desires and God’s Word

In August, some of our ladies started a Bible study called "Teach us to Want". Claire Low shares with us why the ladies embarked on the study and how we can guard our hearts and align our desires with the Lord’s.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Welcome to our new website!

Overview of each of the tabs on the new website.

Interview with Pastor Arnold about new website

Pastor Arnold shares his thoughts and excitement about the new church website and enhanced online communication