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....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. ...
Do you remember the three Bs that we have been thinking about over the last three issues of Children’s Corner? ...Keep Reading
Those of us who have children know that one of the main concerns is teaching them how to ‘behave’. Mok Chuan Hao reminds us that there is more than this to Christian parenting, and encourages us to lean on God for daily grace to parent our children His way....Keep Reading
Shigeyuki Mori has been serving with the Singapore Japanese Christian Fellowship (SJCF) since 1986. Here Shige shares with us the challenges and joys of reaching out to the Japanese community in Singapore....Keep Reading
This is the third of our series of articles for the Children's Corner of Grace News on the theme of 'Believe, Belong, Behave'. In this third instalment, Rachel Wong challenges our children (and us) to reflect on what motivates us to behave....Keep Reading
What is our response when things do not go our way? How is our response a reflection of who God is and how He is working in us? Toby Wu and a sister-in-Christ share with us how God worked in them as they wrestled with challenges and struggles. ...Keep Reading
Is it sufficient for us to study scripture? Is it enough for us to belong to a church? Pastor Ian expounds on why it is also important for us to behave in a fruitful manner, in line with what we know and whom we belong to. ...Keep Reading
Both Seah Kah Yin and his wife Christine have been members of GBC since 1989. We invite Kah Yin to give a personal account of his own journey of faith. Encapsulated within are his motivations and challenges faced as he strives towards godly living....Keep Reading
In the sermon on Eph 2:11-22, we were exhorted to belong to a community so as to illuminate the glory of God. In this article, GBC members Jonathan Yao, Paul Wu, Poh Gee and Patti Koh penned their thoughts on why they chose to sink roots in GBC, and call GBC their family in this season of their lives....Keep Reading
Tan Yee Kiat provides a biblical perspective of what it means to be a member of a local church, and the significance of this in building up the body of Christ....Keep Reading
Barnabas Lin has been ministering through IVCF in Chicago for the last eight years. During his academic sabbatical last year, he sought God’s guidance for his future steps in ministry, and here he shares with us the questions he wrestled with....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
Rachel Wong explains to our children the difference between belonging and fitting in, and encourages our children (and us) that we belong simply because we are children of God. ...Keep Reading
Ever wonder what goes in a Care Group? Lim Song Huat shares with us what the Care Group Ministry is all about, and the changes that we may expect in the coming year, as the ministry continues to grow....Keep Reading
This is our first issue on GBC's theme for 2018: Believe, Belong, Behave. Our focus for this issue is Believe. ...Keep Reading
University student Hannah Yeo reflects on how she came to believe in Jesus, and celebrates the difference this has made to her thinking and outlook on life. ...Keep Reading
We have heard from Pastor Ian how discipleship is like a three-legged stool, with the three legs being Believe, Belong and Behave. Here, Rachel Wong explains to our children what belief is, and how it is possible to believe in a God we have not seen. ...Keep Reading
One of the legs of our three-legged discipleship stool is: Believe. Grace News decided to ask a couple of GBC members what it means to them to believe in Jesus, and how their belief has changed and strengthened over the years. Here, longtime church member Leong Kuan Yui shares with us his faith journey and explains how knowing Christ has changed his life....Keep Reading
Pastor Ian introduces GBC’s theme for 2018 and explains why discipleship is like a three-legged stool....Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
Set up in 1985, the Filipina Ministry aims to meet the spiritual and emotional needs of our Filipina sisters in Christ. Heng Wen Xiu interviews Patricia Chan about the challenges of helming this ministry, and Jocelyn Gan Loquinario, Racel Singular, Evelyn Daborbor, Tess Zamora and Dynah Alberca about how the ministry has supported them in their faith journey....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
This is the last Children’s Corner about being not ashamed of the gospel. The first one was about how the Holy Spirit gives us courage and strength to take a stand for God. In the second we looked at our speech: being bold to tell others about the gospel. And finally, in this last one we will see how important it is to do what we say. Now we’re ready for action! ...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
11 GBC members headed to Pua, Thailand, to conduct the quarterly English Camp at Kathy's Home from 26-29 May 2017. The Thai academic year has just begun and the team was excited to meet four new children at the home. Read the trip report to find out more....Keep Reading
In the first of our three-part series on the theme of Not Ashamed for the Children's Corner of Grace News, we shared the story of Perpetua. In this second instalment, Rachel Wong shares with our children the example of Timothy and encourages our young ones (and us) to tell others about Jesus....Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
Long-time GBC member Esther Cher, also known as Yoke Lin, shares her testimony of being not ashamed of the gospel with Grace News writer Heng Wen Xiu. The mother-of-two talks about the living hope she has in the gospel, and the power of the Holy Spirit working in her....Keep Reading