Gideon, who recently completed the internship (and also works as our Administrator), shares how easily we can forget about the real reason for Christmas. He reflects on how a book read during the internship practically helped him remember the reason for Christmas....Keep Reading
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Our worship team recently introduced this new song, Bless the Lord, O My Soul (Psalm 103), by Sovereign Grace music. Based on Psalm 103, this song walks us through the many reasons that believers have to bless the Lord with our entire beings and soul....
Our next Quarterly Congregational Meeting will be held on 1 October 2023 from 11.15am 12.30pm. ...
On 12 August 2023, we held a Thanksgiving Service to celebrate 64 years of God's faithfulness to Grace Baptist Church. This was held together with our Chinese-language congregation, and was the first one held since the pandemic restrictions were lifted. ...
Beh Soo Hee shares with us how he came to faith, how he came to be a part of Grace Baptist Church, and how he has been trusting God as a member of this church even as he served in various ministries. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...
At our recent church camp, we held a workshop called "In Our Golden Years" that focused on issues and challenges that seniors might face in life. It focused on some practical considerations especially on the medical front, but also touched on ways to be caring for one's spiritual growth too. ...
At our recent Church Camp, Pastor Mark walked us through how we can do one-to-one Bible reading. He introduced this tool taken from the book "One to One Bible Reading" by David Helm, and encouraged us to use it as a simple way to interact with another over Scripture....
Our next Quarterly Congregational Meeting will be held on 2 July 2023 after service from 11am to about 12.30pm....
Pastor Eugene announced at the 30 April 2023 service that Pastor Oliver would be sent temporarily to Acts Baptist Church to pastor for six months as part of GBC’s gospel partnership with a sister church. Pastor Oliver’s time at Acts Baptist Church will span from 1 July to 31 December 2023....
Every year, our Good Friday and Easter Sunday services help us to remember the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Frederick Chua reflects on how the sermons at both services helped us to go back to the precious truths and foundations of the Christian's life. ...
Elder Jonathan is our elder serving with the Missions Committee and at our recent QCM, he took the chance to update the church on our vision for missions. Our vision guides and affects what we do, and he encouraged us to consider how we too, as members can participate in the work. ...
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....
One of our aspirations as a church is to establish gospel partnerships with fellow like-minded Christians for the advance of the gospel. Our Missions Committee has also been exploring similar opportunities with churches and organizations overseas, and one such visit was to First Baptist Church of Bandung. ...
Our second Quarterly Congregational Meeting of the year will be held on 2 April 2023 after service from 11am to about 12.30pm. ...
Jim Tan, one of our members, wrote this article which was first published in Salt&Light. He shares reflections on Ecclesiastes 12 on how we can continue to remember our Creator when we face the struggle with dementia, and how caregivers can also encourage this memory. ...
Our English Congregation Leadership (ECL) have unanimously reaffirmed the calling of Jonathan Tan and Nehemiah Chong as elders. The ECL are thankful to God for their faithful service and their willingness to continue serving for another term of three years....
Obedience to God happens in both the big and small decisions in life and certainly, Christians are called to obey Him every day. For some of us, the call to obey God can take the form of obeying Him to go into full-time missions. So, what prompted our missionary, Esther, to consider becoming a missionary? She shares more about this journey here. ...
Reflections on the New City Catechism #32 What do justification and sanctification mean? Justification means our declared righteousness before God, made possible by Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Sanctification means our gradual, growing righteousness, made possible by the Spirit’s work in us. ...
Clarice Cheong reflects on the necessary gift of Christmas as she looks back on our Christmas Eve Service....Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver shares his reflections on waiting during the Christmas season, and encourages us to wait well. Waiting grows our patience, cultivates our desires, and strengthens our heart. ...Keep Reading
Dikaios Pang goes behind the scenes of this year's Christmas service, a reminder of God's abundant grace in a difficult year....Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene encourages us to let the good news of Christ’s coming assure our hearts that God is with us and for us. ...Keep Reading
Elder Caleb shares how CGs can go about speaking about Jesus at Christmastime with unbelievers....Keep Reading
This Christmas, GBC members shared the love of Christ in radically ordinary hospitality efforts, welcoming others into their homes in the name of Jesus. ...Keep Reading
Heng Wen Xiu recounts for us the message of Christmas @ GBC with “Angels We Have Heard on High”, a Christmas carol that we sang with much enthusiasm on Christmas Day....Keep Reading
Have we lost focus on what Christmas is all about as we busy ourselves with all the festivities? Pastor Oliver turns our focus back to the birth of Jesus and explains why the incarnation is so important....Keep Reading
How do we approach evangelism? Pastor Oliver presents a community approach to telling the good news of Jesus Christ to others. ...Keep Reading
How do we face the prospect of someone dying? Pastor Ian helps us understand what God expects of us during such times....Keep Reading
On a sunny Christmas morning, GBC gathered to celebrate the birth of a Saviour who had come to take away the sins of the world!...Keep Reading
Pastor Ian suggests five ways that you can prepare for Christmas this year. ...Keep Reading
This year's Christmas service back at Mattar Road saw 7 baptisms and 2 transfers of membership; with much rejoicing the GBC family celebrated the birth of Christ even as we reflected on the significance of His coming to dwell amongst us. ...Keep Reading
Amidst all the festivities of the Christmas season, as you prepare to gather with God's people this Sunday, take a moment to consider the difference that light makes in your world today ...Keep Reading
Pastor Ian points us to the best Christmas bargain we will ever find, and encourages us to respond with joyful worship and heartfelt gratitude....Keep Reading
We extract the devotional for this Sunday from 'They Looked For Redemption' to encourage you to continue to use this devotional for our daily time with God. ...Keep Reading
Seah Kah Yin encourages us to invite our family & friends to join us for our Christmas Celebration on 24th Dec. Let's take this opportunity to share the love of Jesus Christ with others this Christmas....Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
Pastor Ian shares with us the original expectation underlying the season of Advent, and encourages us to await Christ's coming with similarly joyful and expectant hearts....Keep Reading
Towards the end of every year you will have heard appeals from the Missions Committee (MC) for love offerings to be given to the Christmas Love Box (CLB). You may have wondered what exactly is this Christmas Love Box? ...Keep Reading
Joy and thankfulness filled our hearts as we came together to celebrate Christmas 2016....Keep Reading
Care groups invite church members and pre-believers into their homes to learn what Christmas is all about....Keep Reading
Ping and Heidi, together with their boys, give thanks for the Holy Spirit that expresses His life and power through their daily lives....Keep Reading
What does Christmas mean to you? We ask some of our children what Christmas means to them and here's what they say....Keep Reading
Are you making disciples? Are you spreading the Good News? How about turning this Christmas season into a special outreach to families and friends who have yet to know Christ?...Keep Reading
What is "Advent"? Advent in its original Latin roots means “coming”. ...Keep Reading
The Christmas Day service at GBC this year was an evangelistic service that spoke to believers and non-believers alike with a clear presentation of the gospel, interspersed with favourite carols of praise to God. ...Keep Reading
This Christmas, Pastor Arnold reaches out to us with the hope that is found in Jesus, the Light of the world....Keep Reading
In this new post, we recommend a new resource by trusted teacher John Piper for Bible reading and personal devotion during this Advent season....Keep Reading
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?...Keep Reading
As you look at the images of this gallery, pray for the work began at our Christmas service....Keep Reading
More than 700 guests and members joined in our Christmas celebration on 25 December this year. ...Keep Reading
13 well known pastors, preachers and theologians lend their thoughts on how to think of prayer and evangelism...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading