January 16, 2020
What does being radically dependent on God mean? Pastor Eugene looks at Luke's emphasis on Jesus' prayer life to reveal what radical dependence looks like.
January 16, 2020
What does being radically dependent on God mean? Pastor Eugene looks at Luke's emphasis on Jesus' prayer life to reveal what radical dependence looks like.
January 9, 2020
How do we know the Bible is true? Pastor Eugene explains why we can trust the Bible and encourages all to attend the first session of Equip 2020 this Saturday (3.30-5.30pm) on "What is the Bible?" to find out more.
January 2, 2020
Pastor Oliver recommends a few Bible reading plans and resources for us to feast on God's Word this new year. Praying that we will all draw near to God and depend fully on Him in 2020!
December 26, 2019
As the year comes to a close, Pastor Oliver encourages us to set aside time to reflect and prepare our hearts for the new year.
December 19, 2019
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.
December 12, 2019
Pastor Ian reminds us that we should not allow the world to define what it means for God’s children to succeed.
December 4, 2019
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!
November 27, 2019
As we enter into the season of Advent this Sunday, Pastor Oliver shares what Advent means and how we can prepare for this season.
November 21, 2019
Pastor Ian shares an article that gives some practical ways that older women can serve the women in their lives.
November 7, 2019
How do we face the prospect of someone dying? Pastor Ian helps us understand what God expects of us during such times.
October 31, 2019
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.
October 24, 2019
What does authentic faith look like? Pastor Oliver invites you to befriend and care for the elderly in our neighbourhood.
October 17, 2019
Is social justice the mission of the church? Pastor Oliver clarifies what social justice is and what it is not.
October 10, 2019
Pastor Eugene recommends resources to help us teach the children in our midst to know God.
October 4, 2019
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.
September 26, 2019
Pastor Ian reflects on his recent conversation with one of the founding members of GBC.
September 19, 2019
Are you weary that you are not seeing any fruit from your ministry or Christian life? Read this encouraging article by Pastor Eugene on why it need not be so.
September 12, 2019
Pastor Ian suggests five ways we can embrace the growth and its associated pain that God is blessing GBC with.
September 5, 2019
Last Sunday, we sang the song 'Ancient of Days'. Pastor Oliver clarifies what the title 'Ancient of Days' mean.
August 28, 2019
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.
August 21, 2019
Pastor Ian reminds us that we are often not as right as we think we are.
August 12, 2019
Eric Lui shares with us some of the lessons learnt as he reads John Owen's "The Mortification of Sin — Dealing with sin in your life" which centers on Romans 8:13.
August 6, 2019
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.
August 1, 2019
Pastor Sam reflects on his past 2 years serving on staff at GBC and shares some of the lessons he’s learnt.
July 25, 2019
Pastor Oliver explains why we can't overcome sin and idolatry by simply removing them.
July 19, 2019
Pastor Ian shares with us about the work that's going on in our children's ministry and the ways we can participate together.
July 15, 2019
Eric Lui reviews Faith Cook's "Our Hymn Writers and Their Hymns" and shares an interesting anecdote of Isaac Watts.
July 10, 2019
Pastor Ian shares an article on why believers struggle to experience joy.
July 9, 2019
Last Sunday (7 July), we had the third QCM of the year and we are thankful for the strong attendance for these quarterly meetings since it was first held in 2018. During the meeting, the elders updated us on GBC's pastoral plans, the Children's Ministry as well as significant events to look out for in the coming quarter.
July 3, 2019
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.
June 28, 2019
As we gather this Sunday, let's prayerfully consider what work God is calling you to do.
June 27, 2019
As a follow up from last Sunday's sermon, Pastor Ian exhorts us to keep on becoming kind, tender and forgiving towards each other.
June 19, 2019
During last week's church camp, we reflected as a church what it means to be ‘Grace Together’ and how we can together live this out. Pastor Oliver shares more.
June 7, 2019
Pastor Oliver prays that we will come away from next week's church camp with a clearer picture of what God wants from us.
May 31, 2019
What fears are hindering you from ceasing from work and resting in God?
May 30, 2019
Pastor Ian asks if we are a religious man or a transformed man?
May 22, 2019
Pastor Oliver shares four ways that we can prepare ourselves to receive the Word of God preached on Sundays.
May 16, 2019
Pastor Eugene shares how you can pray for the Celebration of Hope evangelistic event that will take place from 17-19 May 2019.
May 8, 2019
Pastor Samuel shares with us the importance of taking time for regular spiritual health checks.
May 2, 2019
25 couples attended the marriage retreat held on 1 May. Pastor Eugene shares with us what it means to commit our marriages to Christ.
April 29, 2019
We will be studying Chapter 6 and 7 of Romans in May, you can find here the sermon schedule for May.
April 4, 2019
What is God's purpose for our marriages? Pastor Eugene recounts a conversation with a friend on how marriage helps us grow in holiness.
March 28, 2019
As followers of Jesus Christ we will face troubles and tribulations in this world. What then? Pastor Oliver delves into God's Word to tell us what that means for us.
March 20, 2019
Pastor Ian shares five things that we should know if we suffer from depression.
March 6, 2019
Why can we be so certain that God is for us? Pastor Eugene tells us more.
February 19, 2019
Early last year, Fedora Teong headed to Thailand to start her three-year term with OMF. She is back with us for these two weeks and she updates us on what she's doing in Thailand and how you can pray for her and God's work in Thailand.
February 12, 2019
Eric Lui reviews for us Alex Moyer's 'Roots: Let the Old Testament Speak'. He hopes that this first book review of the year will provoke interest in our congregation to read more Christian books this year.
February 7, 2019
Pastor Ian shares why we, as Christians, have more reason than most to celebrate this Chinese New Year.
January 31, 2019
Pastor Eugene explains what we are asked to do at the upcoming election of elders on 17 February.
January 24, 2019
One of the areas that the church will focus on this year is to encourage everyone of us to show compassion to our neighbours. Pastor Oliver explains why this is so important.
January 17, 2019
Pastor Samuel who is leading the first five Equip sessions on handling God’s Word, shares what was covered in the first session and what can we expect for the next four sessions.
January 10, 2019
This Sunday, we will launch our study into Romans. Pastor Ian gives a brief introduction to this “very purest Gospel”.
January 3, 2019
How do we grow together as a church? Pastor Eugene shares with us a learning initiative for the whole church.
December 26, 2018
Pastor Eugene shares a useful list of 10 questions to ask at the start of a new year and encourages us to come together for the Watchnight service on New Year’s Eve (8pm).
December 19, 2018
Pastor Ian suggests five ways that you can prepare for Christmas this year.
December 12, 2018
In last week’s Grace eNews, the Pastors shared some resources to help us understand how to do Word Studies as part of our Bible study. As part of his preparation for last week’s sermon on Psalm 22, Pastor Sam did a word study on ‘abandoned’ and he shares with us some of what he has learnt.
November 23, 2018
As you come before the Lord in worship this Sunday, spend a quiet moment reflecting on this question: Knowing what I know about God, am I willing to trust Him with the details?
November 8, 2018
What is our love like? Pastor Ian shares with us what the love of God looks like.
October 31, 2018
The last session of Men/Women of Grace will take place this Sunday at 11am. Pastor Eugene encourages all to attend as we devote this session to praying for one another.
October 25, 2018
Why do we sing to God? Pastor Eugene shares the gospel truths to prepare our hearts as we gather to sing praises to God this weekend.
October 17, 2018
Pastor Ian urges us to follow Paul in looking to the Philippian church for a fitting example of how we might live lives worthy of the gospel of Christ.
October 11, 2018
Pastor Ian encourages us to check our hearts.
October 4, 2018
How should we respond to the issue of Section 377A? Pastor Eugene shares with us the elders' statement on this matter to help guide us.
September 28, 2018
Pastor Ian meditates on Frederick Faber's hymn and prays that we will daily seek the joy of thinking of God and breathing His name.
September 20, 2018
Our life together matters. Pastor Oliver delves into what it means to live together as a church.
September 13, 2018
Living in a world where moral norms are continuously shifting, Pastor Eugene urges us to respond by being faithful ambassadors for Jesus Christ.
August 31, 2018
Why read old books? Pastor Oliver shares with us the value of reading old books and the precious gems he discovered from John Bunyan's book "The Heavenly Footman".
August 24, 2018
What is ministry and which ministry should we serve in? Pastor Eugene clarifies what God says about ministry and encourages us to attend this Sunday's EQUIP class to find out how we can serve one another in the body of Christ.
August 17, 2018
We celebrated our 59th anniversary last Sunday with a combined service. Pastor Ian encourages us to look to the past and remember God's faithfulness and work, and to continue to live lives of repentance and faith.
August 10, 2018
How can we know if we are in Christ? What beliefs and attitudes give proof to our claim to be a Christian? Pastor Oliver shares with us where we can find answers to these questions.
July 27, 2018
Pastor Ian sheds light on why belief should come first before belong and behave.
July 23, 2018
Lim Eng Khin shares with us how she came to GBC and the importance of God's word in her spiritual walk.
July 13, 2018
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.
June 8, 2018
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.
June 5, 2018
Claire Low opens up on her personal struggles in following Christ while growing up as well as shares how she and Pastor Eugene plans out each year for spiritual growth.
May 30, 2018
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.
May 25, 2018
What is the role of an elder? Pastor Ian highlights the roles of those who are called to shepherd the flock of God.
May 18, 2018
What are our identities and goals rooted in? Pastor Oliver reflects on his struggles in finding his identity when he first started his sabbatical rest.
May 10, 2018
We welcome Pastor Ollie back to GBC after a six-month sabbatical. He shares with us how God has refreshed him during this period of rest and what he has learnt from other churches that he visited.
April 28, 2018
God wants our hearts. Pastor Eugene recapitulates last Sunday's message and explains the importance of shepherding the hearts of our children.
April 6, 2018
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.
March 28, 2018
In a recent article, Joni Eareckson Tada advises her younger self to pay attention to cultivating godliness.
March 23, 2018
We are prone to wander and stray from God, Pastor Eugene exhorts us to keep our eyes on God by singing and meditating on hymns and songs that speak of His gracious salvation and love.
March 16, 2018
We rejoice that more young families are joining us at GBC. Pastor Ian shares with us how we can respond with grace as we worship God together with young children in our midst.
March 9, 2018
Pastor Eugene shares five practical ways for us to walk together in the light as a church family.
March 2, 2018
From spiritual orphans to a united body of Christ: Pastor Ian explains how our shared story of the gospel is the key component of our sense of belonging as a church community.
February 21, 2018
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.
February 16, 2018
Pastor Ian invites us to consider whether the modern assumption that men's and women's roles are interchangeable is in line with the Bible's presentation of gender roles and responsibilities.
February 9, 2018
Pastor Ian reminds us that, like Paul, we have received mercy in order to demonstrate dependence on God, and to benefit others by displaying His perfect patience.
February 8, 2018
Freshly Brewed: Lim Song Huat chats with Li Shiwei on his role as the newest elder of GBC.
February 2, 2018
Do you live in a 'Christian bubble', spending most of your time with only Christians? Here are four helpful suggestions from Pastor Eugene on how to better engage with non-Christians and win them for Christ.
January 31, 2018
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.
January 26, 2018
Disagreements and differences are bound to arise in any family, and that includes our church! Samuel Beh reflects on some ways Scripture instructs us how to resolve disagreements in the church.
January 19, 2018
Every last Friday of the month we meet to pray for our church, community, nation and world. Pastor Ian shares with us why we pray and encourages us to join in this elder-led prayer service.
January 11, 2018
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.
December 29, 2017
Pastor Ian introduces GBC’s theme for 2018 and explains why discipleship is like a three-legged stool.
December 14, 2017
Pastor Ian points us to the best Christmas bargain we will ever find, and encourages us to respond with joyful worship and heartfelt gratitude.
November 30, 2017
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.
November 24, 2017
Samuel Beh shares with us why this Sunday's worship service will be different.
November 17, 2017
Reminding us that we were all at one time strangers in the land we now call 'home', Pastor Ian exhorts us to welcome those from other countries whom God has brought to our shores.
November 15, 2017
Tom Chandler, one of the missionaries whom GBC has the privilege to partner with, explains how God used his unique background to prepare him for his ministry in Asia.
November 10, 2017
What does it mean to 'steward God's voice with our vote, not our agenda'? Pastor Ian shares with us how we can prepare ourselves for the Members' Meeting on 24 Nov.
October 26, 2017
As we prepare for the Reformation weekend, Pastor Ian presents a sobering fact that we have drifted from Luther's place to another and he exhorts us to set our hearts ablaze again with a renewed passion for the gospel.
October 13, 2017
Pastor Oliver will be taking a sabbatical of six months from 1 November 2017. He shares what he will be doing during this period of rest and how we can pray for him.
October 13, 2017
Have you bought a copy of the music album 'Singing God’s Love in God’s Word' produced by the Children's Ministry? If not, what are you waiting for? The Children's Ministry answers some questions you have about this music album and shares how you can encourage and support this sacrificial love offering from the children.
October 12, 2017
What is God doing in our midst? Caleb Yap encourages us with these evidences of His bountiful and merciful grace that the Lord has opened his eyes to. May you be encouraged and strengthened as much as we are, and may our love for God and for one another grow.
October 5, 2017
Pastor Ian shares with us five reasons for people's rejection of Jesus, and provides wise and practical advice on how we can respond.
September 28, 2017
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 understanding to those around us.
September 26, 2017
In August, some of our ladies started a Bible study called "Teach us to Want". Claire Low shares with us why the ladies embarked on the study and how we can guard our hearts and align our desires with the Lord’s.
September 22, 2017
On 17 Sept 2017, both the English and Chinese congregation gathered together to worship God in the newly constructed sanctuary. Neo Yi Ling recounts for us the sweet time of worship and fellowship that we enjoyed on this special day of thanksgiving.
September 21, 2017
Pastor Ian encourages us not to be taken in by the doomsday predictions that are so prevalent in our day. Instead of focusing on what we don’t know, we should obey what has already been revealed to us, carry on doing our God-given work, and point those around us to the truth.
September 19, 2017
Wrapping up our series of “Not Ashamed of the Gospel” interviews, Chan Kim Hoong speaks to Helen Chee, secretary to GBC's Rebuilding Steering Committee and Building Sub-Committee. In the interview, Helen shares with us how she came to GBC, her fond memories of the old church building and her prayers for GBC as we settle into our new building.
September 6, 2017
Melissa Fam, one of our many unsung heroes who worked tirelessly behind the scenes for the church rebuilding project, shares with Neo Yi Ling on the encouragement she has received from her involvement in the rebuilding project and how it has challenged her to be not ashamed of the gospel.
July 18, 2017
These past few weeks have been difficult for GBC, as we have mourned the loss of loved ones and friends. As we sorrow together, Ps Eugene reminds us how we, as a body in Christ, are bond to one another; and gives some practical suggestions on how we can love and give courage to one another so as to strengthen the entire body, for God's glory.
May 24, 2017
Pastor Ian shares his hope for GBC to consider how God might use us to support ministries that intentionally serve as bridges to the hearts of our neighbours.
May 18, 2017
Ps Ian reminds us in this post that as we enjoy and celebrate God's blessings of our soon-to-be completed new building, we need to be mindful that the church is not a building and we should be a church beyond our building!
May 11, 2017
What can the popular construction toy Lego teach us about building up the church of Christ? Pastor Eugene sees several parallels, and here uses those colourful little bricks to illustrate some important principles for us as we seek to establish the church on a strong foundation.
May 4, 2017
In a context in which we are taught to cram for excellence or nothing at all, as Christians, let's cram for "well done my good and faithful servants!" as we come to another Great Commission Month this year.
April 27, 2017
Pastor Ian recently wrote more about the transitions facing our church and he helped answer some of our questions! After all, change is always hard and confusing. He shares more about where our God is leading us.
April 21, 2017
How do we continue to live life every day in the power of the resurrected Christ?
April 12, 2017
In this post, Pastor Ian reflects on how good traditions of the church have inadvertently become a choke-point for the growth of the Gospel.