As we enter into a period of transition, Pastor Ian offers some suggestions on how we can joyfully navigate the coming days. ...Keep Reading
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At the end of last year and the start of this new year, the elders shared some aspirations for the church at our Watchnight service and QCM. Bibianna reflects on the first aspiration on Christlikeness and how it is lived out together as a church....
Despite the ongoing pandemic, the current restrictions allowed us to hold our annual Watchnight service in 2021. It was held both in-person and livestreamed, and many GBC worshippers gathered together in the sanctuary or in homes to reflect on the past year. The theme of the service was, "waiting for the fulfilment of God’s promised hope", and the testimonies, songs of praise and discussion questions helped all who attended reflect on how they have been waiting this year. ...
In this series, we will be understanding prayer using the A.C.T.S model, which is derived from the Lord's Prayer. The model has the following elements: adoration, confession, thanksgiving and supplication. Over the next month, we will be looking at prayers in the Bible and how they teach us to pray. ...
A week ago on 25th November, Americans celebrated their annual Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving is often a time where people also take the opportunity to spend quality time with family and express their gratitude to one another. What about us as Christians? Do we give thanks to our God? If yes, how often? What compels you to give thanks to God or what are the things you give thanks for?...
Pastor Ian explains why there's a need for the leadership transition that he announced last Sunday....Keep Reading
Join us this Sunday for our 2nd Quarterly Congregational Meeting of the year at 11am....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
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
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
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
Pastor Bobby Lee will be sharing on "Impactful Biblical Leadership" during the Baptist Convention's seminar "Lead the Way Protocol" taking place on 8 September. We catch up with him to get to know more about the seminar....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
Pastor Ian wrote about Samuel Beh joining us as a new ministry support staff from 14 August onwards. This week, we interviewed Samuel and his wife Jessica (affectionately known to some as "Sam and Jess") to find out more about them and how we can support and encourage them as a community!...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
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