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“Protection” is Not a Metaphor

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Pastor Ian explains the latest measures that GBC will put in place during Phase 2 of Singapore's reopening....

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Testimony of Nehemiah Chong

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....

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Testimony of Pastor Eugene Low

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....

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Testimony of Jonathan Tan

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. ...

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Testimony of Pastor Oliver

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....

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Re-election of Ps Ian Buntain

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....

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Commissioning of Elders

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....

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Elder Recommendation - Caleb Yap

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. ...

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Affirming Elders

Pastor Eugene explains what we are asked to do at the upcoming election of elders on 17 February....

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Elder Recommendation - Beh Soo Hee

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. ...

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Elder Recommendation - Mok Chuan-Xin

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....

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Why Do Baptists "Vote"?

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. ...

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Quarterly Congregational Meeting (1 July 2018)

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...

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Nurturing Elders and Pastors (Part 2)

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....

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Nurturing Elders and Pastors

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. ...

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Obey and Submit to our Elders

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. ...

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A Shepherd’s Gifting

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....

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A Shepherd's Character

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. ...

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A Shepherd’s Resume

What is the role of an elder? Pastor Ian highlights the roles of those who are called to shepherd the flock of God. ...

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Know Your Leaders - Elder Associate Mok Chuan-Xin

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....

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Know Your Leaders - Elder Associate Samuel Beh

Elder Associate Samuel Beh gives us a peek into his personal and ministry life while sharing the challenges that he faces....

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Know Your Leaders - Elder Associate Tan Yee Kiat

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. ...

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Know Your Leaders - Elder Associate Lam Lup Meng

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. ...

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Know Your Leaders - Elder Associate Caleb Yap

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....

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Know Your Leaders - Elder Associate Ngo Thian Chye

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. ...

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Know Your Leaders - Elder Beh Soo Hee

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....

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Know Your Leaders: Elder Lim Song Huat

Freshly Brewed: Lim Song Huat chats with Li Shiwei on his role as the newest elder of GBC....

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Know Your Leaders: Elder Wee Thiem Heng

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....

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Know Your Leaders: Elder Eddie Tan

Our elder, Eddie Tan, shares with us some thoughts and reflections on his faith and his role in the church....

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New Ministry Support Staff

Pastor Ian shares with us the wonderful news of Samuel Beh joining GBC as a ministry support staff. ...

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How Should We Do Church?

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....

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The Joy of Mutual Ministry

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? ...

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Pastors & Elders Devotional Reflections - 19 Feb 2014

Each Wednesday Pastors and Elders Prayer Meeting begins with devotional sharing. This is an inaugural blog post to share some of the devotional reflections of our spiritual leaders during these weekly prayer time. Elder Cheow Loon has been reflecting on the book of Nehemiah. He was underlining passages where Nehemiah's prayers were noted. It was obvious that Nehemiah was ...

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Know Your Leaders: Elder Tan Chong Tien

Do you know your church leaders? In this post, Elder Tan Chong Tien shares more about himself in preparation for the upcoming English Congregation EGM....

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