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Four Takeaways from "Rescue Plan"

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Nicholas, one of our members, shares with us four takeaways from "Rescue Plan" by Deepak Reju and Jonathan Holmes. This book tackles the issue of pornography, which is a struggle for both men and women, but is often not talked about. As Christians, how do we admit this and also help someone struggling with it? ...

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Spiritual Marriage


Eric Lui read Patrick J O’Banion's translation of Girolamo Zanchi's book, "The Spiritual Marriage Between Christ And His Church and Every One Of The Faithful", and summarises for us Zanchi's treatise....

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Life of Henry Martyn


Inspired and encouraged by the life of Henry Martyn, Eric Lui shares excerpts from Sarah J Rhea's book, "Life of Henry Martyn, Missionary to India and Persia, 1781 to 1812", highlighting the thoughts and struggles the missionary had with his antagonists in India and Persia, and how he persevered despite ill-health....

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The Sin of Hypocrisy


Eric Lui reflects on one of the sermons by Andrew Gray presented in "Be Reconciled with God", a collection of twelve sermons preached by the Scottish preacher. ...

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A Heavenly Conference


Eric Lui reflects on Richard Sibbes' book on the encounter between Jesus and Mary Magadalene at the empty tomb on the first Easter Sunday....

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Book Review: On the Soul and Its Origin by Augustine of Hippo


Eric Lui shares with us a review of "On the Soul and Its Origin" by Augustine of Hippo. His true name is Aurelius Augustinus and he lived from 354 to 430 AD in a little town in Algeria. ...

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Charity and Its Fruits


Eric Lui introduces us to "Charity and Its Fruits", a collection of Jonathan Edwards' sermons on 1 Corinthians 13 while he was pastor of the Church of Northhampton. ...

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Book Review: "Side by Side"


"Side by Side" is a book by Edward Welch that a group of GBC members have been reading together for the past few months. Koon Han, who has been involved in this reading group, shares some key points from the book. ...

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Book Review: "The Trellis and the Vine"


Our pastoral intern, Rolland reviews the book "The Trellis and the Vine", which is helpful for us to think about discipleship as a church. ...

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Christianity & Liberalism


Eric Lui summarises J Gresham Machen's seminal book on Christianity and liberalism....

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Book Review: David Helm's One-to-One Bible Reading


Pastor Oliver Chia reviews David Helm's One-to-One Bible Reading: A Simple Guide for Every Christian. ...

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Risen Motherhood


Emily Seck shares how reading the book, Risen Motherhood — Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments by Emily Jensen & Laura Wifler, with the Mum's Connect group has helped her see God’s purpose for her in motherhood. ...

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The Plight of Man and the Power of God


Eric Lui recommends The Plight of Man and the Power of God, a compilation of five clear and powerful expositions on Romans 1 by Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones....

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When People Are Big and God Is Small


Michael Wee reviews Edward T Welch's book, When People Are Big and God Is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man....

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Let the Nations Be Glad!


Eric Lui shares the salient points he picked up from reading John Piper's Let the Nations Be Glad!...

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John Chrysostom (Bitesize Biographies) by Earl M Blackburn


Eric Lui reads Earl M Blackburn’s short biography on John Chrysostom and gives us a snapshot of the life of this great preacher of the early church....

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A Divine and Supernatural Light

Eric Lui helps us unpack 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....

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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....

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The Experience that Counts

What are the distinguishing marks of the people who enjoy God’s favour? Eric Lui delves into the book, 'The Experience that Counts!' to answer the question....

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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. ...

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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....

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Fool's Talk -- Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion

Eric Liu reviews OS Guinness' Fool's Talk to encourage us to read the book to have a better understanding of Christian apologetics and advocacy. ...

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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....

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Book Review - The Heavenly Footman

Eric Lui pens a review for John Bunyan's "The Heavenly Footman", we hope it encourages you to pick up this short book which exhorts us to run with Christ!...

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Book Review: Maximum Life - All for the Glory of God

Samuel Beh reviews a book that renewed his thinking about God’s purpose and transformed his walk with God at school and at work....

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Book Review: If You Want To Walk On Water, You've Got To Get Out Of The Boat

Soh Swee Kiat encourages us to move faith forward and walk on water, as he reviews this book on faith by Dr John Ortberg. ...

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Encouraging and Building

Through a book recommendation, Lim Nee Kiah ignites a revelation on marital encouragement and edification in a lady involved in a dating relationship....

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Book Review - Cruciform: Living the Cross-Shaped Life

Pastor Oliver Chia recommends a book on discipleship that usefully combines theology with practical applications....

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Book Review - BROKENNESS: The Heart God Revives

Rachel Wong reviews this book by DeMoss on how revival comes about when we undergo brokenness before God and others....

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