Pastor Thian Chye shares the ways that our church camp encouraged him personally, and exhorts us to continue to persevere in doing spiritual good to one another. ...Keep Reading
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This month, we invite three members to share how God has been using them in various capacities to speak of Jesus. For this first article, Fellisia tells us more about our ministry with Gladiolus Place and her desire to share the hope we have in Christ with these precious ones....
At GBC, we have Care Groups (CGs) that meet regularly in the week to not only study God's word together, but also seek to care for one another by helping each other obey His word. At our recent services, we were introduced to 4 new Care Groups (CGs) that have recently formed....
At the recent women's ministry "Growing in the Gospel" event, Melissa, one of our members who also recently completed her traineeship gave a devotion from Titus 2. She walked the women through God's word and encouraged all present to read and obey His word. ...
Clarice Cheong reflects on her first trip to Kathy's Home in Pua in Northern Thailand, where GBC conducts an English camp every quarter for the Hmong and Mien children staying at the home. ...
On 20 and 21 October, we hosted two conferences with Mark Dever, pastor of Capital Hill Baptist Church and from 9Marks ministry. The first conference was targeted at leaders ("Building Healthy Churches"). The other, which was jointly organised with Adam Road Presbyterian Church (ARPC) was for church members ("The Local Church"). One of our members, Ryan Ang, attended both conferences, and shares with us his experience and reflections here. ...
Last Sunday, Elder Caleb exhorts us to consider the call from Hebrews to regard suffering and pain as part of God’s purposeful discipline in our lives. Here, Joshua Lowe draws on his recent discipline of his child to encourage us to be open and willing to receive discipline from God and our church community....
On 18 November 2023, our women will be looking to gather for a morning of learning together as they build relationships and get to know once another. The title of this event is "Growing in the Gospel", and the focus is on how women can continue to hold fast to the gospel through all seasons of life. ...
Believers remember and rejoice in the birth of Jesus Christ. This good news of great joy is what we celebrate at Christmas. This year, we hope to invite our neighbours at MacPherson to celebrate Christmas with us at a brunch on 16 December from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. ...
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. ...
At the recent women's ministry "Growing in the Gospel" event, Megan, one of our members taught from 2 Peter 1:3-10 at a workshop. She encouraged the women to remember God's saving work and strive to live in a manner worthy of the calling they have received, even when they are at home. ...
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. ...
Our recent "Body Building" series reminded us that we are members of one body and God has designed the church to be made up of members with different gifts under one Head, Jesus Christ. We have interviewed Rachael regarding the Welcome Ministry's Coffee and Tea team. ...Keep Reading
We've just completed a short series in 1 Corinthians 12 to 14 on how we can build one another up in the body. Yanadi shares the role that Christian Education plays to build the church up, and how we can all participate in it. ...Keep Reading
After a 4 year wait, GBC’s next church camp is finally coming up! The theme is "Doing Spiritual Good". How do we do spiritual good? What does this mean for the church? What does this mean for me and you?...Keep Reading
"Bearing Burdens" is a women's ministry event that we are looking to hold on 19 November 2022. This is a follow up from the first Women of Grace event in May where the ladies had a time to get to know one another and meet after a period of COVID separation. ...Keep Reading
On 31 July, we held our second family dedication of the year, committing with God and one another to come alongside the parents to raise these new children that God has so generously blessed us with. ...Keep Reading
From July to December, the Side By Side Book Club has been gathering (virtually) once a month to reflect and practise together what it means to walk side by side with one another and the communities that we are in. Jocelyn Lang shares her experiences with us. ...Keep Reading
Yanadi reminds us that gospel work is not done alone. In this season of gatherings and meetups, he also encourages us to consider how to stir one another to love and good deeds, and even to reconcile with those we have issues with....Keep Reading
During the last weekend of November, we praised and thanked God for the gift of families and children, and undertook the commitment to disciple the ten children whom God has entrusted to us....Keep Reading
"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. ...Keep Reading
Following a recent study on the Ten Commandments, Caroline Cheah shares her reflections about the study as well as the importance of pursuing holiness together even in a period of constant COVID restrictions....Keep Reading
Yanadi, our Christian Education Ministry Worker, encourages us to rely on God's supernatural works rather than our own creaturely works, while faithfully doing our creaturely best together for the building up of the church....Keep Reading
David Chung, a new member, shares with us how God led him to GBC....Keep Reading
Yanadi encourages us to trust and rely on God's word alone as authoritative and sufficient for equipping us toward Christlikeness....Keep Reading
Together with our administrator Gideon Ooi, Pastor Ian and Pastor Oliver made an afternoon visit to Sallim Mattar Mosque to visit with mosque leaders....Keep Reading
Yanadi Sutan, our ministry worker for Christian Education, encourages us to get to know one another and be committed to one another's Christlikeness....Keep Reading
We ask Marcus and Audrey Ng how they are growing in their walk with Jesus and the church despite a difficult year of not being able to gather....Keep Reading
The last QCM of the year was held on 4 October 2020 via Zoom....Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene shares his heart for GBC, drawing reflections from Paul’s letter to the Ephesians....Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene encourages us to use the church’s membership directory to know and pray for one another. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver shares three holy habits that we should keep to help us draw closer to God....Keep Reading
We held our second QCM for the year over Zoom on 5 July 2020. Around 170 members attended the meeting to give thanks for what God has been doing in our midst and to commit all our plans to Him....Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver explains why we should care and serve the strangers in our midst. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver expresses his heartache on not being able to gather as a church and shares how we can continue to encourage, strengthen and love one another during this period. ...Keep Reading
Last Sunday, we gave thanks to God for the wonderful joy of dedicating three families to the Lord and covenanted with one another to love and care for these families....Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver shares with us the the thanksgiving and prayer requests shared during last Friday's prayer meeting. Let's join together as one church to give thanks and pray for one another. ...Keep Reading
Is social justice the mission of the church? Pastor Oliver clarifies what social justice is and what it is not. ...Keep Reading
Join us this Sunday for the last Quarterly Congregational Meeting of 2019....Keep Reading
Often times, we are more willing to help than to ask for help. Pastor Eugene explains why acknowledging our need for help to one another is one way of putting the truths of the gospel into practice....Keep Reading
Do we love one another enough to want to be involved in what looks like a messy person’s life? Neo Yi Ling reflects on 'The Compelling Community' seminar held from 23-24 Aug 2019....Keep Reading
In times of suffering and despair, how can we persevere and grow in Christlikeness? Pastor Eugene shares a simple biblical approach presented during last weekend's The Compelling Community seminar....Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene shares what it means to bear one another's burdens. You are also encouraged to attend the upcoming Equip seminar, "The Compelling Community: Bearing One Another’s Burdens" taking place on Aug 23-24. ...Keep Reading
Neo Yi Ling, a first time camper, recapped the sweet time of fellowship, rest and refreshment for GBC campers over 12-15 June 2019. ...Keep Reading
Families are God's gifts to the church and during last Sunday's Family Dedication service, we covenanted with God and with one another to steward two young families He has blessed us with. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver encourages us to prayerfully consider how we can be involved in serving and loving our neighbour, Gladiolus Place, one of the Compassion Ministry platforms of GBC....Keep Reading
Last Saturday, 16 Feb 2019, some women gathered for the first Women of Grace event of the year. Ranging from 3 months in GBC to > 30 years in GBC, there was a wide range of women who attended!...Keep Reading
The women of Grace will be meeting on 16 February 2019 to get to know one another more deeply. Have you signed up yet? ...Keep Reading
We strongly encourage all church members to join us for our 1st QCM in 2019 on 6 Jan....Keep Reading
This week, as we greet the dawn of 2019 we also launch our new series, entitled "Grace Together."...Keep Reading
On 11 Nov 2018, GBC celebrated a family dedication of a lovely couple who desired their child to grow to know God. ...Keep Reading
How willing am I this morning, to entrust all that I am and have into God’s care? Let's trust in our God of all truth as we gather with His people this Sunday. ...Keep Reading
Do we let our culture and its traditions or the unchanging biblical standard inform our lives as Christians? Pastor Ian reminds us that we are different from the world that we live. ...Keep Reading
About 90 people came to hear how the Care Groups (CGs) are doing during the CG Nite on 7 July. Among them were some who are looking to join a CG as well as many others who came to share how being in a CG has helped them to relate better with one another as a community of Christ. Esther Yap shares with us more. ...Keep Reading
Claire Low expounds on the radical nature of belonging to a church community, and challenges us to love one another radically through serving in practical ways and meeting spiritual needs. ...Keep Reading
We are starting a new class where we will explore biblical manhood and womanhood in the world. We strongly encourage all men and women to come and spur one another on in godliness....Keep Reading
Since moving to CHS, various CGs have taken turns to organise the GBC Fellowship Meal every quarter after the Quarterly Congregation Meeting. Pastor Ollie shares with us why we cherish this time of coming together to have a meal....Keep Reading
Bright and early on a Saturday morning, ten GBC members gathered at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve to prepare an outdoor mini amazing race with 17 children from Gracehaven....Keep Reading
Low Lai Sai has been serving in the Tuition Ministry since the late 1980s, with some short breaks in between. In Lim Rui Wen’s interview with this quiet man, we get a glimpse of his service and commitment through the years....Keep Reading
Do you like eating raw spaghetti? No? How about cooked? Cooked spaghetti tastes much nicer, don’t you think? But - at least raw spaghetti is neat and tidy, all lined up nicely and easily separated. Cooked spaghetti is a different story. A plate of cooked spaghetti is all mixed up and you can't see where each strand starts and finishes....Keep Reading
Karen Lenn updates us on the progress of Beacon Hall, a hostel in Chiang Mai. We pray that the hostel will serve the needs of the students there and bring glory to God. ...Keep Reading
Rejoicing in God’s faithfulness and the warmth of the GBC family, Lim Song Huat shares why he chose to return to GBC after living in Australia for 10 years....Keep Reading
Li Shi Wei talks to Nathasha Raj and Dr Loi Kuan Long on their expectations for this year’s church retreat, and what it means to them as part of the GBC family....Keep Reading
The faithfulness of one led him to a community of many. Tan Yee Kiat reflects on the importance of God’s family....Keep Reading
Chan Kim Hoong invites us to serve in the ministries of GBC as it opens us a whole new perspective of the multitude of needs in GBC. It is a first key step towards deepening community spirit where we can support and strengthen one another by meeting one another's needs. ...Keep Reading
We give thanks to God for the recent Church Retreat, whose theme was “Gospel and Community”. ...Keep Reading
We are grateful to the organisers for the hard work put in to the planning of the first GBC Family Meal and are eagerly looking forward to our next GBC EC Family Meal....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
Mok Chuan Hao shares his reflections on the GBC family picnic at Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden that happened last month....Keep Reading
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! ...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
Ps Oliver Chia reminds us of the spiritual purpose of Care Groups as vehicles of discipleship within our church community....Keep Reading
Pastor Arnold Wong reminds us that being engaged is to follow Jesus’ example of service to God and others....Keep Reading
Through a book recommendation, Lim Nee Kiah ignites a revelation on marital encouragement and edification in a lady involved in a dating relationship....Keep Reading
Daniel Cheong seeks out a variety of people in GBC to find out how they have been encouraged, or how they encourage others....Keep Reading
Being faced with discouragement in ministry and life brings us to the great and mighty God we have. Rachel Wong gets church members from various ministries to share from their own experiences....Keep Reading
GBC members gathered for a picnic at the Botanical Gardens on an early Saturday morning for a great time of fellowship and fun....Keep Reading
Desmond Soh revisits the story of Count Zinzendorf and the Moravian Church to remind us of what church revival is all about....Keep Reading
The Grace News team went around asking various church members a simple question: ‘How have you experienced love from GBC as a church?’ Here are the responses we got....Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver encouraged GBC care group leaders to attend the Equip Conference hosted by Adam Road Presbyterian Church featuring Dr. Paul Tripp...Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver’s review of a book for those in the church who want to grow in the understanding of what biblical fellowship looks like in practice....Keep Reading