At the recent session of Centralised Leading of Bible Studies (CLOBS), our sister and ministry worker Carrie Chong shared with CG leaders how we can better minister to the women in our CGs. ...Keep Reading
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Yanadi encourages us to trust and rely on God's word alone as authoritative and sufficient for equipping us toward Christlikeness....
Gideon Ooi, a brother from our Chinese Congregation, has joined GBC as Church Administrator effective 26 Oct 2020. He shares with us how he came to faith and GBC, and how we can pray for him....
Pastor Oliver Chia reviews David Helm's One-to-One Bible Reading: A Simple Guide for Every Christian. ...
What are the idols in our hearts? Pastor Oliver encourages us to take this time of staying at home to unmask and unmake the idols that grip our hearts. ...
Last month, a team from GBC headed to Kathy's Home at Pua, Thailand to conduct Vacation Bible School (VBS). The team shares with us how God has put together the VBS programme....
What does it mean to show Christ’s love to our families? How is God working in our families? The recent “Honouring Family” event held on 7 March, organised by the GBC Young Adults Ministry, sought to break barriers and start a conversation about the often sensitive and delicate topic of family....
Read this statement from the pastors and elders on the recent measures in response to COVID-19. ...
Elder Caleb Yap writes on the topic of "What is the Bible?", taught recently at Equip, and shares about why this topic is important....
Neo Yi Ling shares with us how members of GBC gathered on the last day of 2019 to look back on the year that had come to an end and to look forward together to what God has in store in the coming year. ...
Pastor Ian reminds us that we should not allow the world to define what it means for God’s children to succeed. ...
Did you miss last Friday's Prayer Meeting? Pastor Ian shares with us how God has been working in our lives and how He intends to do even greater things among us!...
Is social justice the mission of the church? Pastor Oliver clarifies what social justice is and what it is not. ...
Our YA ministry has been holding regular evangelism events that focus on topics that many young adults identify and struggle with. Some past topics included relationships and the life we lead online. This September, they will be holding another event titled “Who do you think you are?” on 28 Sept and they’ve shared with us their motivations and purposes for this upcoming session....
We thank God for the privilege to participate in His work in the lives of the Hmong people in Northern Thailand. Find out more from the trip report of the team that headed to Kathy's Home in Pua from 30 Aug to 2 Sep to conduct the quarterly English camp. ...
Hannah Yeo, one of our ministry interns, shares how the ongoing internship has encouraged her to persevere in the gospel. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver Chia reviews David Helm's One-to-One Bible Reading: A Simple Guide for Every Christian. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene invites everyone to attend the second part of Equip 2019 which will focus on how we can be instruments of God’s grace in one another’s lives. ...Keep Reading
Yanadi Gunawan (Yan) reflects on the 5 months he spent at GBC as a pastoral intern. Originally from Indonesia, Yan is currently a student at the Singapore Baptist Theological Seminary, and his ministry calling is in teaching and preaching, possibly in an academy. ...Keep Reading
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? ...Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver exhorts us to steward the gift of grace that God has given us and living out the implications of the gospel at the upcoming church camp....Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene emphasizes the importance of building life-giving relationships that strengthen one another and help build the body....Keep Reading
Pastor Ian suggests ways that we can practically flesh out our theme 'Grace Together' in the body as recipients and stewards of God's grace....Keep Reading
We are so encouraged by the women of our church who are meeting on different days of the week to study the Bible together as well as to pray and encourage one another. Jena Tang shares with us about one of these study groups – Friday Women's Bible Study....Keep Reading
A group of members have been meeting monthly to read and discuss a book on Christian parenting together. Samuel Beh shares some of the lessons he’s learnt so far....Keep Reading
God wants our hearts. Pastor Eugene recapitulates last Sunday's message and explains the importance of shepherding the hearts of our children....Keep Reading
On 8 Apr, GBC celebrated with four young families as they dedicated themselves and their children to God....Keep Reading
What is the Book of Deuteronomy teaching us about how to live as God's people? Pastor Eugene reminds us that we are called to be faithful to God's mission as salt and light in the world, as a people redeemed through Jesus Christ....Keep Reading
In a recent Desiring God article by Brian Wright, we are encouraged to take up the lost discipline of reading the Bible with one another. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene shares with us two articles from the 9Marks Journal on discipleship and encourages us to attend the new EQUIP class ...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
As members of God's household and His representatives in the world, how should we live together as a church? Pastor Eugene reminds us that we are God's redeemed community, and as such our church life plays a crucial role in our Christian witness. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene Low explains how GBC’s new Equip class reinforces the church’s theme for 2018, and encourages us to attend so we can be better equipped to do the Lord’s work....Keep Reading
For the year 2018, our preaching schedule will be centred on the theme of "Believe; Belong; Behave", as we seek to understand more about discipleship and to grow a discipleship culture as a community. ...Keep Reading
Do you know that GBC has classes available where you and your friends can hear the gospel explained? During the rebuilding of our church at Mattar Road, we held this Seekers Class ‘on-demand’ rather than on a regular basis, but we are now ready to revert to a fixed schedule come 2018. Chong Kang Wei tells us about the Seekers Class and inspires us to get involved....Keep Reading
Table for 6 is an idea that came up from the Disciple One Another workshop to encourage ladies to step out of their comfort zone and get to know people whom we don't already know. Claire Low reflects on the first Table for 6 lunch held on 18 November 2017....Keep Reading
A common reason people cite for not discipling others is that they feel inadequate - not just ill-equipped, but actually disqualified, due to sin and personal weakness. Read Pastor Eugene's article to discover that in God's hands this very insufficiency can be a powerful part of our discipling, as we acknowledge our need of God and depend on Him to bring conviction and und...Keep Reading
As we prepare to celebrate the dedication of our new building, Pastor Eugene reminds us that the church is people, not place. As members of the church we are stewards of one another, having been brought together in Christ, and as such should have a deep concern for each other's spiritual growth. Keep reading to discover six practical ways we can deliberately help a fellow ...Keep Reading
Missed the "What is a Healthy Church?" conference with Jonathan Leeman held on 17 July or only managed to attend some of the sessions? You can now listen to or download the audio recordings of all five sessions of the conference, courtesy of Shalom Church....Keep Reading
We in GBC are uniquely blessed in being able to benefit from the teaching ministry of DS (Discipleship Seminars). Taught in a refreshing and engaging way by some of our younger members, it is an invaluable resource for us ...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
Yap Kim Meng urges us not to be intimidated by the words ‘disciple-making’, but simply to commit ourselves to extend Christian love and care to those around us....Keep Reading
Making other disciples of Christ is a key part of being a disciple of Christ, and is done in obedience to God....Keep Reading
What motivates a disciple of Christ? Today, we continue our biblical reflections on discipleship by examining Mark 8:27-9:1 where we learn what it means to deny ourselves, carry our cross and follow Jesus....Keep Reading
Last Saturday, 21 Nov 2015, the church witnessed a simple groundbreaking ceremony with a sobering connotation. Our Pastor Emeritus, Rev. Dr. E.N. Poulson, exhorts us to commit ourselves to truly be God's disciples. ...Keep Reading
Sharing your testimony is a way of explaining how God has worked in your life, and can be a powerful and effective way of spreading the Gospel....Keep Reading
Sharing the Gospel is an essential part of disciple-making and is something that all Christians should be prepared to do....Keep Reading
As Christians, we are to live our lives hoping in the new earth that God will bring about when Christ returns....Keep Reading
Christian leaders should lead as Christ leads the church, and Christians should submit to their leaders and to each other, because by doing so they are submitting to Christ....Keep Reading
The ordinances are visual aids of understanding, remembering and commemorating what Christ accomplished for us in redeeming us from the punishment we deserved for our sin; the practice of the ordinances do not give salvation....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
This artice by David Mathis gives us 4 prayers that we can use when we're reading our Bibles. ...Keep Reading
In prayer, we are to demonstrate our dependence on God and our submission to Him, our all-wise and all-powerful Heavenly Father....Keep Reading
The Bible is the inspired Word of God revealing God's will for how we should relate to Him and lead our lives....Keep Reading
What does it mean to be a member of the church? This study in GBC's member's covenant lays out the promises we make to one another as a church. ...Keep Reading
Through this interview with Ann Rodis from the DS team, we see that serving in a church ministry teaches one to live in submission to others....Keep Reading
One person’s Christ-likeness impacts another, and a disciple is made over time. Pastor Oliver Chia shares his journey of being discipled by two men he encountered in his life....Keep Reading
In this article, we suggest 6 ways Singaporeans can pray for the ongoing haze situation and how we can be faithful in prayer. ...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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! ...Keep Reading
God's law points us to the Gospel as, in mankind's fallen, sinful state, we are unable to keep the law; however, through Christ taking God's punishment on our behalf, we are considered righteous in God's eyes and we are also able to obey God's law and grow to become more like Christ....Keep Reading
Jesus died on the cross for our sins, bringing us into God's Kingdom so all Christians must actively seek to obediently respond in following Jesus our King in discipleship....Keep Reading
This article by the Navigators provides some helpful insights on patterns and disciplines of life that can keep our faith growing....Keep Reading
We are redeemed to be part of God's divine family, the church, in order to bring glory to God....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
The Gospel calls for us to understand who God is as, who we are as sinful man, what Christ did for us on the cross, and how we are to respond....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
Our church's missionaries in Thailand, Mak and Narola Sanglir, gave an update on their ministry and challenged us to evangelise as part of discipleship....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
This seminar covers key truths that are key to the Christian faith: who is Jesus Christ, God the Son, and why is He is special....Keep Reading
The second session of the Essentials of Discipleship series examines the issue of what sin is and how the Gospel frees us from its bondage....Keep Reading
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! ...Keep Reading
The very first session of the Essentials of Discipleship series examines the fundamental and ever-important question of who God is, the importance of knowing Him and how we are to respond to Him. ...Keep Reading
Matt 28:18-20 gives us God's purpose for all who follow Him. ...Keep Reading
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! ...Keep Reading
This is to explain the vision statement of GBC in order to provide a clear understanding for all to work towards....Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
In this post, we share an article detailing 7 reasons to keep up the practice of journaling. ...Keep Reading
Hm? DMF Taskforce? If you’re not sure what that is or who is involved, read on!...Keep Reading
We share an article which helpfully describes a simple discipleship tool -- discipling with a book....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
This blogpost describes the Navigators' illustration of the Wheel - which gives us a picture of what Christian discipleship looks like...Keep Reading
In this blogpost, we explore the fundamental question raised by J I Packer for Christian discipleship: do you know what you believe?...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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. ...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
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...Keep Reading
Soh Swee Kiat encourages us to move faith forward and walk on water, as he reviews this book on faith by Dr John Ortberg. ...Keep Reading
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! ...Keep Reading
Clearly emphasised in God’s word is the call to build one another up in Christ, and Ps Arnold Wong reminds us of how we can do that in his pastoral column for the latest issue of Grace News. ...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
Continuing on from discipleship, this issue of Grace News delved into the need to both encourage and edify others....Keep Reading
Our young adults spent a weekend away to focus on discipleship. Over the two days, 31 of our young people looked at what the Bible said about the reason for making disciples, the issue of complete surrender and obedience to God, the obstacles to discipleship in this day and age, and how it can be done. ...Keep Reading
Rachel Wong presents the testimonies of four church members who are involved in disciple-making, being discipled, or both. Here they share about how dependent we are when discipling others on the discipleship we ourselves have received from God....Keep Reading
Jesus was a masterful disciple-maker. How did He do it, and how can we follow His example at GBC? Pastor Arnold Wong shares some exciting plans for discipleship training at GBC in the years to come!...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
In this sermon, Pastor Oliver preached from Mark 10:32-45 on what it means to be a serving disciple...Keep Reading
In this lengthy post, we present suggestions, recommendations and resources for Bible reading plans in 2014. ...Keep Reading
When we make disciples, we call Christians to respond to God’s grace by following King Jesus - you are to act in response to grace with a life of following Jesus Christ. Today, we continue our biblical reflections on discipleship and disciple-making by examining Mark 1:1-15 where we learn what marks a disciple....Keep Reading
The vision for Grace Baptist Church is for us to be a disciple-making church that transforms lives with the gospel and love of Jesus Christ. However, what is disciple-making? Or a better question, what exactly is a disciple?...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