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. ...Keep Reading
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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. ...
At our recent Quarterly Congregational Meeting (QCM) held on 2 July 2023, our pastors and elders shared some updates pertaining to staffing matters. ...Keep Reading
We held our third Quarterly Congregational Meeting (QCM) of 2023 on 2 July 2023. The Fellowship Hall was full as members, and even some visitors, stayed to hear of updates in the life of the church, and to participate in prayer....Keep Reading
At our 28 May 2023 service, Pastor Mark Collins gave an update to the church regarding his recent visit abroad and shared ways we could keep him and his family in prayer....Keep Reading
At our 26 March 2023 service, our elders who were recently re-elected reaffirmed their vows to serve God's flock. It was also a time for the congregation to commit to supporting and working together with them for the good of the gospel....Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
Jonathan Tan shares with us how he came to faith and also his heart for Grace Baptist Church. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting....Keep Reading
Nehemiah Chong shares how he came to faith and also his heart for the church, as he stands for reelection. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...Keep Reading
We thank God for bringing Mark, Megan and their children to us. As a church, we had the privilege of installing Mark as our newest pastor for family ministries at our weekend services....Keep Reading
During last weekend's services, the elders reaffirmed their vows to serve God's flock and the congregation also committed to support and work together with them for the good of the gospel....Keep Reading
Pastor Oliver shares with us why training and sending is important to the church, and how we are doing so at Grace. ...Keep Reading
Ephesians 4 tells us it is the risen Lord Jesus who graciously gives shepherds to His church, for the purpose of equipping the saints for ministry. The elders are thankful for how God has raised up faithful men who are willing to shepherd God’s church by serving as pastors-elders....Keep Reading
Caleb Yap shares with us how he came to faith and also his heart for the church. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...Keep Reading
Gerald Chua shares how he came to faith and his heart for the church, especially after serving as an Elder Associate for the past ten months. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...Keep Reading
Mok Chuan-Xin shares with us how he came to faith in Christ and his heart for the church after serving as an elder for the past three years.This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...Keep Reading
Samuel shares how his interactions with our elders during the internship have given him a better glimpse into the lives of our elders and how we can encourage them....Keep Reading
We thank God for Elder Lup Meng's faithfulness and obedience in answering God's call to continue to serve the community at GBC as an elder. He shares with us his testimony and the lessons he learnt the past three years....Keep Reading
We thank God for Elder Thian Chye's pastoral heart and his obedience to answer God's call into full time ministry. He shares with us his testimony and how we can pray for him. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene requests prayer for himself and the rest of the elders, as they serve us in the gospel. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Ian expresses his gratefulness to the team of elders who have been serving sacrificially and faithfully, and prays that we will love and trust them....Keep Reading
Tan Chong Tien was unanimously affirmed to be an elder on 18 October 2020. We thank God for His willingness to serve again as an elder and he shares with us his prayer for GBC. ...Keep Reading
The elders invite all members of GBC to attend the Quarterly Congregational Meeting this Sunday....Keep Reading
Pastor Ian explains the latest measures that GBC will put in place during Phase 2 of Singapore's reopening....Keep Reading
Nehemiah Chong shares how he came to know the love and grace of Jesus Christ and how God called him out of himself to serve God and His people....Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene Low shares how he came to believe in Jesus as His Lord and Saviour and sought to live to serve Christ, His redeemer....Keep Reading
Jonathan Tan shares how Jesus called him to repent from his sins and to put his faith in Him daily, bringing glory to God with everything He has given him. ...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
We will be having our 3rd Quarterly Congregational Meeting for 2021 on Sunday, 4 July 2021, at 2pm....Keep Reading
We thank God for Ps Ian and Sherri and their love and service among us for the last 2.5 years. This Sunday after service, there will be an English Congregational Meeting to re-elect Ps Ian as Lead Pastor of the English Congregation. Below, Ps Ian shares with us how God has called him into His ministry....Keep Reading
During our service on 17 March, we commissioned four elders – Ngo Thian Chye, Lam Lup Meng, Mok Chuan-Xin and Caleb Yap. We thank God for stirring in their hearts the desire to serve and we pray that the church will support and encourage them....Keep Reading
Last Sunday, Pastor Ian interviewed Caleb Yap for the church to find out more about him as we prepare to affirm our elders on 17 Feb. Here, Caleb shares with us how God has been working in his life. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene explains what we are asked to do at the upcoming election of elders on 17 February....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
On 22 July, members will be asked to affirm the leaders' recommendation of Lam Lup Meng and Ngo Thian Chye as elders and Samuel Beh as associate pastor. Pastor Ian explains to us what the leadership is asking us to affirm. ...Keep Reading
Every quarter, the English Congregational Leadership holds a Congregational Meeting for members to hear and stay in touch with what's going in the body. Here's a brief summary of what happened at the recent meeting, which was very well-attended...Keep Reading
Pastor Ian explains to us the elders and pastoral staff's recommendation of Samuel Beh – a ministry staff and elder associate – to join the pastoral team as an Associate Pastor. There will be a Q&A session during this Sunday's QCM should you have any questions regarding the elder recommendations....Keep Reading
We will be voting for new elders on 22 July during a special congregational meeting. Pastor Ian shares with us the pastoral team's elder recommendations and the process that will take place. ...Keep Reading
To help prepare us to recognise new elders, our pastors have been considering what the Bible says about the roles, qualifications and spiritual gifting of an elder. But what about the role of the church? This week, Pastor Oliver reveals what God has to say about our role and disposition towards our elders. ...Keep Reading
To help prepare us to recognise new elders, we have been considering what the Bible says about the roles and qualifications of an elder. This week's article focuses on an elder’s spiritual gifting....Keep Reading
Following from last week's article by Pastor Ian on the roles of an elder, this week Pastor Eugene deliberates on the character that an elder should have. ...Keep Reading
What is the role of an elder? Pastor Ian highlights the roles of those who are called to shepherd the flock of God. ...Keep Reading
Elder associate Mok Chuan-Xin, who also leads the Children Ministry, speaks candidly about his personal struggles as a Christian and ways that we can pray for him....Keep Reading
Elder Associate Samuel Beh gives us a peek into his personal and ministry life while sharing the challenges that he faces....Keep Reading
Elder associate Tan Yee Kiat shares with us how God sovereignly brought various people into his life to help him know God and Christ; and divulges his heartfelt prayer for unity in GBC. ...Keep Reading
Lam Lup Meng shares how his role as an elder associate has helped him see that shepherding God's people is more important than accomplishing tasks – even tasks related to church ministry needs. ...Keep Reading
Elder associate Caleb Yap shares with us his journey into personal faith, and reflects on the importance of unity, trust and openness in our relationships with fellow believers in GBC....Keep Reading
Ngo Thian Chye sheds light on his role as an elder associate, and emphasises the importance that the Care Group Ministry has played in his walk as a sincere disciple of Christ. ...Keep Reading
Elder Beh Soo Hee reveals to Jonathan Yao what he considers to be the most important aspect of an elder’s role, and what it means to him to be part of the body of Christ....Keep Reading
Freshly Brewed: Lim Song Huat chats with Li Shiwei on his role as the newest elder of GBC....Keep Reading
In the second instalment of our series called 'Know Your Leaders', Elder Wee Thiem Heng shares with us how he came to GBC and the joys and challenges of being a spiritual leader of the church....Keep Reading
Our elder, Eddie Tan, shares with us some thoughts and reflections on his faith and his role in the church....Keep Reading
Pastor Ian shares with us the wonderful news of Samuel Beh joining GBC as a ministry support staff. ...Keep Reading
As Tan Yee Kiat reflects on the "What is a Healthy Church?" conference, he invites us to examine what the Bible says about how we should do church....Keep Reading
Church leaders have an important responsibility towards the members of the church: they are to keep watch over our souls. How, then can we, as church members, make our leaders’ work a joy and not a burden? ...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading