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Knowing and Praying for One Another

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Pastor Eugene encourages us to use the church’s membership directory to know and pray for one another. ...

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Keeping Holy Habits

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Pastor Oliver shares three holy habits that we should keep to help us draw closer to God....

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Why Lament?

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What do we do when life hurts? Pastor Oliver encourages us to turn to God in lamentation and let His Word comfort and strengthen us....

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Prayer Points During Circuit Breaker

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We've provided a list of suggested prayer points that you can use in your personal prayers, or during your CG meetings....

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Praying Together

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Pastor Eugene expresses what a blessing it is to be able to gather with God's people for prayer as he shares with us what the church prayed for during last Friday's prayer meeting under the sky. ...

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Faithfulness and the Coronavirus

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Many are concerned about the spread of the coronavirus, Pastor Eugene shares how we, as children of God, should respond in such uncertain circumstances....

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The Goal of Our Prayers

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Why pray? Pastor Oliver explains the goal of our prayers and shares the thanksgivings and prayers from last Friday's prayer meeting. Do join in prayer as a church....

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Prepare for Worship (26 Jan 2020)

Now is the day of salvation. Have I believed the good news of Jesus Christ?...

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Radical Dependence

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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. ...

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Watching and Waiting -- GBC’s Watchnight Service 2019

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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. ...

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Monthly Prayer Meeting: For the Father Loves the Son

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!...

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Heritage from the Lord

88 children had a wild and good time over 2.5 days during Vacation Bible School last week. One of the volunteers shares her prayers for these children and GBC. ...

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October Monthly Prayer Meeting

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. ...

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Helping and Being Helped in the Body of Christ

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....

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Grace Together in Prayer (27 Sep 2019)

TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLE CHILDREN'S MINISTRY God has blessed us with a growing brood both in the nursery in Children's Church. As we look to open more classes please pray for members' hearts to be moved to join the ministry as teachers (we need about 16 new teachers for Children's Church and always need more hands for the nursery). YOUNG ADULTS MINISTRY Than...

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Grace Together in Prayer (30 Aug 2019)

TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLES WORSHIP MINISTRY We thank God for the recent 60th Anniversary Thanksgiving service for: How God allowed the musicians, choir and various people from both EC and CC to work together in unity to give Him glory for His faithfulness to GBC over the last 60 years. How the service reflected the goodness mercy of God to GBC in spite of human w...

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Grace Together in Prayer (26 July 2019)

TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLES WORSHIP MINISTRY Please continue to pray for the worship team and choir from both the EC and CC as they prepare to lead the congregation in the upcoming 60th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service. Preparations are now in full swing. Please pray: For unity to be displayed among our choir members from both congregations, so that the aroma of C...

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Grace Together in Prayer (28 June 2019)

WORSHIP MINISTRY Pray for the 60th Anniversary Thanksgiving service. Thank God that plans are underway for the service and that both the EC and CC choirs are joining their hearts and voices together. Please pray for: Unity between both congregation choirs as they prepare and rehearse together. Joyful hearts as we serve together to celebrate God's faithfulness to GBC...

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Grace Together in Prayer (31 May 2019)

GRACE TOGETHER IN PRAYER (31 May 2019) TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLESWORSHIP MINISTRY AV Sound Training We thank God for the recent AV sound training where AV team members from both EC and CC benefited greatly from the professional training on sound adjustment, equalization SOPs for running the worship services every week. Pray that the skills picked up will be use...

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Praying for Celebration of Hope

Pastor Eugene shares how you can pray for the Celebration of Hope evangelistic event that will take place from 17-19 May 2019....

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Prepare for Worship (5 May 2019)

As we gather with the rest of the church for worship this Sunday, let's take a moment and ponder over what kind of fruit we desire to cultivate in our lives. ...

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Grace Together in Prayer (26 April 2019)

GRACE TOGETHER IN PRAYER 26 April 2019 TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLES WORSHIP MINISTRY We thank God for the recent Good Friday and Easter services where: The message of Jesus' death and resurrection was proclaimed both in word and song. The 30-strong choir presented 2 anthems, acknowledging Jesus' death on the cross and proclaiming His resurrection. The joy of se...

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Praying for Sri Lanka

Pastor Oliver shares with us an article on how we can pray for Sri Lanka which suffered a terrible tragedy last Sunday. ...

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Grace Together in Prayer for 29 March 2019

GRACE TOGETHER IN PRAYER 29 March 2019 TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLES WORSHIP MINISTRY Pray for the WORSHIP TEAM as they prepare for the upcoming Good Friday and Easter services. Pray for the choir as they continue to meet over the next few weeks to rehearse prepare for the anthems they will be singing for both Good Friday and Easter services. Pray for the song l...

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Prepare for Worship (24 Mar 2019)

How have I been responding to my sufferings and troubles? Do my responses reflect my hope in Jesus Christ? ...

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Pause to Pray

David and Gladys Chang have been serving with OMF in Bangkok for many years. In 2018, they were refreshed by a time of furlough back in the US and they have since returned to the field in Jul 2018. They share with us how they have experienced God's abundant love and faithfulness as they transition and how we can pray for them....

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Grace Together in Prayer for 22 February 2019

GRACE TOGETHER IN PRAYER 22 February 2019 TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLES Thank God for the NEW ELDERS AND DEACONS. Pray for God to strengthen the elders and deacons to be faithful in their lives and ministry, as they serve the body of Christ. Thank God for the fruitful time at the WORSHIP MINISTRY'S recent meeting with the worship, AV, projection, choir teams where we...

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Grace Together in Prayer

GRACE TOGETHER IN PRAYER 25 January 2019 TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLES We thank God for His grace and mercy in 2018 for the WORSHIP MINISTRY. For how He has guided us in the Reformation concert. For the various new members of the worship ministry, including those in sound, AV, musicians song leaders. For the choir who has been faithfully serving us through the r...

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Watchnight Service 2018

Four whole hours together in church to end 2018 and usher in 2019 struck many as odd, and even more as far too long. Yet as watchnight came, the hours flew by as the 100 members or so of GBC came together to share with each other how God has been so good to us the past year....

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Grace Together in Prayer

GRACE TOGETHER IN PRAYER 30 November 2018 TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLES GBC's theme for 2019 is GRACE TOGETHER. Let's give thanks for how God has made us one, and pray that we will be obedient in living out the unity that we enjoy in Christ. Pray that our life together will be "worthy of the gospel", as we "with one mind strive side by side for the faith of the gosp...

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Grace Together in Prayer (26 October 2018)

GRACE TOGETHER IN PRAYER 26 October 2018 TOGETHER FOR MAKING DISCIPLES Pray for tomorrow (Oct 27)'s REFORMATION CONCERT PSALMS GRACE THAT SINGS. Thank God for the hard work of the choir and musicians since the end of July. Thank God for the many opportunities to get to know other members in this church. Thank God for the concert preview last Sunday. Pray for t...

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Praying for the Reformation Concert

We’re a week away from this year’s Reformation Concert and here's how we can participate together through prayer! ...

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Grace Together in Prayer

GRACE TOGETHER IN PRAYER Prayer Meeting: 28 September 2018 TOGETHER AS THE CHURCH Pray for our SUNDAY SERVICES, as we gather as a church. May God use these regular gatherings to encourage and build up His church in His word. Pray also that we will continue to be actively welcoming visitors. We thank God for bringing newcomers to us! We praise and thank God fo...

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Prayer Meeting on 31 August 2018

Prayer Meeting (31 August 2018) Prayer Points I. YOUNG ADULTS - Praise God for the baptisms of some young adults last Sunday. We thank God for their testimonies of God's work in their lives. Pray for these YAs that their faith will remain rooted in Christ, and they will continue to grow in community. - Pray for the YAs that just started school or are heading abroad ...

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Prayer Meeting (27 July 2018)

Prayer Meeting (27 July 2018) Prayer Points I.EVANGELISM Gracehaven - Thanksgiving for outing on 14 Jul at Fort Canning organised by the YAs. Although only 7 kids from Gracehaven joined us in the outing we outnumbered them 4 to 1, we had great interaction fun. The kids were attentive to the Bible story were able to give the correct answers during the amazing race w...

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Prayer Meeting on 29 June 2018

Prayer Meeting (29 June 2018) Prayer Points I. EVANGELISM Gracehaven - Thank God that everything went well forthe outreach activity on 19 May despite a number of initialhiccups miscommunication. -Grateful for the volunteers from GBC, as well as thefine weather, great fun, fellowship learning from God's word through the message shared. Pray for: -TheYAs who will be...

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The Singapore Summit (and how to pray for it)

One of our church members, Caleb Yap shares some thoughts about the Singapore summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, and how we can pray for it....

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Prayer Meeting (25 May 2018)

Prayer Meeting (25 May 2018) Prayer Points 1.EVANGELISM a) Gracehaven Outreach Thanksgiving for a beautiful Saturday morningon 19 May at the outdoor frisbee game withthe Gracehaven children GBC volunteers. Pray that Song Huat's sharing on Abraham'sfaith and Psalm 23 will land on good soil. May God use the little gestures interactions of our volunteers to touch the c...

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Women's Prayer Time for Prodigals

Some ladies in our church are coming together on 12 May to lift up those whom we hold dearly who have wandered away. Would you also join them in coming down on our knees?...

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Prayer Meeting on 27 April 2018

Prayer Meeting (27 April 2018) Prayer Points I. Grace News - Grateful for the time, gifts and love that the Lord has given the teamto work togetheron the latest print issue despite busier than usualschedules for quite a number of ourteam members, as well as some design/layout challenges.We are amazed once again athow theissue managed tofall into place. - Grateful for ...

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Prayer Meeting on 23 February 2018

Prayer Meeting (23 February 2018) Prayer Points I.YOUNG ADULTS Prayer Praise: - Pray for our young adults to fall in love with God's word - to see it as beautiful, attractive, worthy and necessary, and to form lifelong habits of reading the word both alone and together. - Pray for our students overseas that they will find churches to be plugged in. - Prayer for t...

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Prayer Meeting on 26 January 2018

Prayer Meeting (26 January 2018) Prayer Points I.YOUTH MINISTRY Prayer Praise: - Pray for the youth who are transiting to a new school, that they would trust God as their school postings are confirmed that they would be able to find an environment they can grow and thrive in. - Pray for the youth as they navigate the various challenges of identity, school famil...

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Why Pray?

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. ...

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Persecuted Church Countries: World Watch List

Open Doors USA recently put out their World Watch List for the top countries in the world where religious freedom is curtailed by oppressive forces. How should Christians think about these countries, knowing that brothers and sisters and Christ are oppressed for Jesus’ sake, and that in contrast, we enjoy such relative comfort, safety and freedom here at home? ...

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Watchnight 2017: All Glory Be To Christ!

Our Watchnight Service 2017, planned by the YA Ministry, was a time of special blessing and encouragement. Read about it and view some of the videos here....

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Family Dedication - 31 Dec 2017

On 31 Dec 2017, Grace Baptist Church gave praise and thanks to God for the gift of families and children. ...

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A Time of Remarkable Blessing

This year's Watchnight Service will have a different format from those of previous years. Bibianna Yeo encourages us to come together as a church on 31 Dec in reflection and prayer, to mark the end of one year and the beginning of the next. ...

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Advent Devotional: They Looked For Redemption

Since early this year Dr Poulson had the burden to reprint this devotional, "They Looked for Redemption" for use in churches, especially at Grace Baptist Church, this Advent. Let’s continue Dr Poulson’s legacy of loving God, His Word and living it out in our everyday lives....

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Prayer Meeting for 24 November 2017

Prayer Meeting (24 November 2017) Prayer Points I.YOUTH MINISTRY Prayer Praise: - Thanksgiving for bringing the 'O' level folks through their exams, and prayer for the 'A' level folks for their remaining papers. - Prayer for our upcoming youth camp that youth would grow spiritually as well as in their relationships with one another. - Thanksgiving for all the CG...

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Prayer Meeting on 27 October 2017

Prayer Meeting (27 October 2017) Prayer Points I. YOUNG ADULTS Prayer Praise: - Thanksgiving for the good turn of approximately 60 people at our documentary screening on the life and times of Martin Luther on 28 Oct. - Thanksgiving for the wonderful evangelistic event we had on the 21 Oct -- the strong turn-out of about 45, and the 2 people who accepted Christ tha...

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<Updated> Watchman Prayer: Passing of Dr. E.N. Poulson

On the 13th of October 2017, just two days after teaching his final Bible Study class, our dear brother and pastor Dr. E.N. Poulson was called home by the Lord he loved and served so well to receive his glorious reward. ...

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Prayer Meeting (29 September 2017)

Prayer Meeting (29 September 2017) Prayer Points I.GRACE NEWS Prayer Praise: - We are now in the final stages of getting the lastprint issue for 2017ready. Wethank God for those who have agreed to be interviewed, written, illustrated and taken photos. We are also very thankful for the time creativity that God has given the team in terms of edit layout. It has been ...

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Great is Thy Faithfulness -- A Special Publication of GBC's Rebuilding

A special publication tracing the rebuilding journey that God has led us through as well as the prayers and hopes that our members have for His church....

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Prayer Meeting on 25 August 2017

Prayer Meeting (25 August 2017) Prayer Points I. YA MINISTRY Prayer Praise: - Pray for our YAs as they go overseas / return for university to Ireland, England, the US and the coming school year. Pray that God will cause their hearts to be holy and devoted to Him, and for a fruitful year of study ahead. - Pray that all our university students will make God and the...

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When We Pray

Ps Ian shares with us why prayer ought to be a primary pursuit for everyone who desires to grow deeper in Christ....

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Prayer Meeting on 28 July 2017

Prayer Meeting (28 July 2017) Prayer Points I.YA MINISTRY Prayer Praise: - We praise God for the growth of the ministry with new members, others seeking baptism new leaders discipling others. - Thank God for the successful outing with the Gracehaven children on 15 July the opportunity to serve others with Christ's love. - Pray for YAs who are struggling with prac...

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Prayer Meeting (30 June 2017)

Prayer Meeting (30 June 2017) Prayer Points I. EVANGELISM Prayer Praise: Grace Haven Thankful for the partnership of young adults in organizing conducting the cycling activity for the children on 15 July. Pray for: - the planning, admin logistics of the excursion to go smoothly. - Glen Ng that his sharing of God's word will encourage impact the children to t...

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Prayer Meeting on 26 May 2017

Prayer Meeting (26 May 2017) Prayer Points I.DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS) Prayer Praise: - Please pray with us as we plan the study at DS for the second half of the year. - Pray for us as we consider how to better serve the needs of the church body configure DS to serve those needs. - Pray for our teachers to rest well during this recess continue to draw close to...

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Prayer Meeting on 28 April 2017

Prayer Meeting(28 April 2017)Prayer Points I. YOUNG ADULT MINISTRYPrayer Praise:- We praise God for the recent baptisms membership transfer of our 6 young adults. We give thanks for the encouragement they received how the body of Christ was edified.- Thank God for the recent monthly social the four GBC families/couples that we visited on 22/4 and 29/4 respectively. ...

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Prayer Meeting on 31 March 2017

Prayer Meeting(31 March 2017)Prayer Points I. DISCIPLESHIP SEMINARS (DS)Prayer Praise:- We praise God for the recently concluded 1 Chronicles teaching series. Please pray for us as we continue now to the book of 2 Chronicles.- Thank God for a more conducive environment for teaching at the Fellowship hall after the Youth Ministry shifted to Fridays for their youth group m...

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PFOA : John 17:6-24

Jesus loves the world and His desire is that all may come to faith in Him, but in John 17:6-24, He is praying just for his disciples that through them “the world may believe” and “the world may know” that He was sent by God. ...

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PFOA : John 17:1-5

John 17 is usually known as Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer. Indeed in this prayer Jesus prayed, as a high priest, for His disciples. But the first five verses are introductory and represent an interesting conversation between Christ and God the Father....

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Prayer Points for February 2017

Prayer Meeting 24 February 2017 Prayer Points I. YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY Prayer Praise: - We give thanks for the 24 GBC young adults who attended the Project Timothy conference on 14th Feb 2017, as well as the many others. Pray that they will ponder over what an authentic Christian ministry looks like and grow in their confidence of the Gospel message. - We give tha...

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PFOA : Psalm 146

Remember our “Lord God Reigns”, our Almighty and Sovereign God who loves us sits on the throne and is in complete control. Read Psalm 146 and Praise the Lord!...

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Prayer Points for January 2017

PRAYER POINTS (JANUARY 2017) I. YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY Prayer Praise: - We give thanks for the testimonies we heard in Dec when we reviewed 2016 as a ministry: members like J felt more integrated into the community in 2016, B who appreciated getting to know older church members. Young adults like C expressed appreciation for the leaders discipling her shared how she...

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Watchnight Service 2016: Much to Give Thanks For

On 31 December 2016, GBC faithfully gathered for its traditional watchnight service, knowing that we have much to give thanks for....

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Join us for Watchnight Service!

On every New Year's Eve, the GBC family will come together for the Watchnight Servce. Pastor Arnold shares with us why we uphold this tradition and encourages us to take advantage of this great opportunity to attest to the awesomeness and goodness of God. We also spoke with two members who have been regularly attending the service on why they make the special effort to att...

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PFOA : John 16:16-33

The Bible is simple enough that anyone can read it and find and understand the gospel of salvation in it. Yet it is so profound that one can spend a whole life studying it and still find new truth and understanding each time he reads it....

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Prayer Meeting (25 November 2016)

Let's remember to continually uphold the various needs of our ministries in prayer to God. ...

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Prayer Meeting (26 October 2016) Prayer Points I. Youth Ministry Prayer Praise: - We thank God for Jane's faithful service in the Youth Ministry pray for her Steven as they enter a new chapter in India. - Continued prayer for the youths who are going through their exams and for those who will be commencing their O levels. - Prayer for the youth camp organising ...

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Prayer Meeting on 30 September 2016

Prayer Meeting (30 September 2016) Prayer Points I. Young Adult Ministry Prayer Praise: THANKSGIVING (1)We praise God for the 37 people who attended our recent YA retreat 'Underneath the Skin: The Christian's Inner Life' in JB Malaysia 9-12 Sep. We are thankful for: - the spiritual work of the planning team, preachers, workshop leaders, lunchtime talk speakers, dev...

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Sharing by Our Dear Missionary : Lily Pang

In this post, Lily, our long-time, dedicated and committed missionary who has given many years of her life to world missions, gives glory to God who called her to service in the mission field. ...

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Friday Prayer Meeting for 26 August 2016

Prayer Meeting (26 August 2016) Prayer Points I. Ladies Ministry Prayer Praise: - Thank God for the ladies who lead faithfully at our ladies Bible classes. Please pray for God's continuing favour, wisdom guidance upon them, granting them the joy to serve Him as well. - Pray for our upcoming floral arrangement event on 27 August. Pray for Winnie, Belinda Pang Yok...

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Prayer Meeting on 29 July 2016

Prayer Meeting (29 July 2016) Prayer Points I. Young Adult Ministry Prayer Praise: - We give thanks for the conclusion of ministry activities in the first half of the year, including our evangelism events, service projects, Bible studies discipleship trainings. Praise God for all the hours spent in ministry pray for fruit from it. - Pray for the ongoing YA retreat...

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Prayer Meeting for 24 June 2016

Prayer Meeting (24 June 2016) Prayer Points I. Great Commission Month (July) Prayer Praise: - Praise God that about 50% of the campers in the June church retreat indicated that they are praying for the salvation of someone. May God answer their prayers and bring joy to heaven and earth. - God to protect the health and time of our 5 speakers: Pastor Arnold, Pastor Ol...

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Prayer Meeting - 27 May 2016

Prayer Meeting (27 May 2016) Prayer Points I. Youth Ministry Prayer Praise: - Thanksgiving for the recent completion of the studies on Mark up to Mark 4:34. Please pray for fruit amongst the youths. - Thanksgiving for the youths who have completed their mid-year exams. Please pray for the youths who will be taking their 'O' Level Chinese examinations. Please pray th...

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Prayer Meeting for 29 April 2016

Prayer Meeting (29 April 2016) Prayer Points I. Young Adult Ministry Prayer Praise: - We are overwhelmed by the good response for the "Risen" film screening and talk by Prof Lockhart on a historian's perspective of the resurrection. 120 people attended the movie and about 45 persons came for the talk. Please continue to pray that the seeds sown and questions raised w...

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Prayer Meeting on 25 March 2016

Prayer Meeting (25 March 2016) Prayer Points I. Young Adult Ministry Prayer Praise: - Pray for students who are anxious about places in university - that God would give them a sense of peace trust Him for the future. - Pray for NSFs engaged in physical training are tempted to live without God in the world - Pray for their holiness encouragement. - Pray for our...

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Friday Prayer Meeting

Prayer Meeting (26 February 2016) Prayer Points I. Discipleship Seminars Ministry Prayer Praise: - We thank God for the effort of the elders DS teachers in teaching in the "Essentials of Discipleship" module and the "Lord, How I Love Your Torah!" module. Please pray that the teachers will continue to journey closely with God continue to live out what they teach i...

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Prayer Meeting for 29 January 2016

Prayer Meeting (29 January 2016) Prayer Points I. Young Adult Ministry Prayer Praise: - Young adults who are still not plugged in to the church community. - Pray that they will find a community to practice the "one another" passages of the New Testament. - YAs who have taken recent steps in baptism - Pray that God would deepen their roots and help them grow more. -...

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Watchnight Service 2015

At Watchnight Service 2015, we saw a good mix of members, the young and "not-so-old", coming together to testify of God's goodness and grace in their lives. ...

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PFOA : Isaiah 9:2-7

This week, Dr. Tony Chan, continues in his reflection on Part 1 Scene 3 of Handel's "Messiah" about the nativity scene, a fulfillment of a prophecy in the birth of a child named Immanuel, which ends with a joyful chorus....

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PFOA: Isaiah 40:1-5

During this Advent season, let us reflect together on this great oratorio, the Handel's Messiah, which presents the full scope of the Gospel and God’s plan to redeem a people for Himself....

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Prayer Points for Friday Prayer Meeting

Prayer Meeting (27 November 2015) Prayer Points I. Young Adults Ministry Prayer Praise: - Thanksgiving for the good sign ups attendance at the Grill-A-Christian event- God has answered our prayers and we want to give Him praise. - Pray for the YAs helping out as camp commandant committee members for the youth camp in December. Pray for wisdom, cheer effective lea...

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Prayer Meeting

Prayer Meeting (30 October 2015) Prayer Points I. Church Camp 2016 Prayer Praise: Church Camp Organising Committee Formation This Ministry is for people who serve because they enjoy working towards a camp, a fixed destination, and the fellowship from working with other members of the church. Ours is a flow through concept whereby anyone who has served in any role au...

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"Four Prayers for Bible Reading"

This artice by David Mathis gives us 4 prayers that we can use when we're reading our Bibles. ...

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Essentials of Discipleship: Seminar 10: The Lord's Prayer

In prayer, we are to demonstrate our dependence on God and our submission to Him, our all-wise and all-powerful Heavenly Father....

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Faith Journal (13 and 20 September)

Written by our pastoral staff, these weekly devotionals are meant to help us meditate on Scripture and consider the great works of the Lord in our lives. The goal is to turn our eyes back to our unchanging, faithful God in this period of transition and change for GBC. ...

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How Should Christians Pray Amid the Haze?

In this article, we suggest 6 ways Singaporeans can pray for the ongoing haze situation and how we can be faithful in prayer. ...

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PFOA: Eph 6:10-20

Tony Chan exhorts us to prayer and spiritual warfare for the kingdom of God....

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"How to Stop Praying the Same Old Things about the Same Old Things"

This article by Donald Whitney teaches us to use Scripture in our prayers, and in doing so, changes and transforms us. ...

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Come Praise and Glorify Our God

We have been learning this song recently, and this song literally takes for its message themes from the epistle to the Ephesians in Chapter 1. ...

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PFOA: Ephesians 6:5

Ephesians 6:5 reminds us to submit to the authorities that God has placed in our lives and over us. ...

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Young Adults' Retreat: Reflections

The Young Adults had their retreat in July, and in this post, we have 4 of them sharing their experiences, lessons learnt, and how we can continue to pray for them. ...

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Prayer Meeting for 31 July 2015

Prayer Meeting (31 July 2015) Prayer Points I. Young Adults Ministry Prayer Praise: - Thank God for His mercy blessings over our recent concluded YA retreat in Malaysia. Praise God that there were no incidents and that all went smoothly. - Thank God for opportunities privileges to enjoy the Bible taught, as in the retreat and the upcoming Project Timothy Bible con...

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What happened at our Young Adults' Retreat?

40 of our young people spent the long weekend away for their annual retreat. It was a time to fellowship together and commune with God....

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Young Adults' Retreat

The Young Adults ministry will be heading off to Malaysia this weekend for their annual retreat. They've shared with us what they're going to do this weekend, and how we can pray for them! ...

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Prayer Meeting (24 April 2015)

Prayer Meeting (24 April 2015) Prayer Points I. Church Rebuilding Update April 2015 Prayers: - Project manager. Praise God for our brother Boon Hon Lin who is willing to step forward to take up the role of project manager for our rebuilding project. Pray that God will grant him the wisdom and strength needed for the upcoming work. Please also pray for the appointment ...

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Meditations of a Grateful Sinner

During the week of Good Friday, a longtime Grace Baptist Church member shared his personal meditations and reflections on the Cross in prose and verse with fellow church members. ...

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GBC Prays for Singapore

A word from Pastor Arnold on behalf of the Elders and Pastors, as the nation marks the passing of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. ...

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Church Rebuilding: Updates and Prayer

At the combined service and AGM, updates were provided on the fundraising and building efforts. There are many things that we can be thankful for, and also to continue to keep in prayer. ...

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The Gospel that Changes Prayers

In this personal sharing by Tan Yee Kiat, we see how transformation through faith in Jesus directs our prayers....

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Monthly Prayer Meeting (February 2015): Prayer Points

The church office prepares prayer points for our use every month as we devote ourselves to prayer for the church...

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"Let's Pray"

Rachel Wong talks to Lydia Lee about the importance of prayer in church life....

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PFOA: Ephesians 3:1-13

We continue our PFOA series in Ephesians with Ephesians 3 this week. ...

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The Blessings of Praying Together

Pastor Arnold Wong talks about how praying together can change lives....

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PFOA: Ephesians 2:11-13

These verses in Ephesians 2 provide an anchor for our identity. We are reminded of that which we once were, but have been rescued from and given new identities in Christ! May we continue to live a life worthy of the calling we have received. ...

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Church Rebuilding: An Interview

In this blogpost, we got in touch with Beh Soo Hee, the chairperson of the Church Rebuilding Committee, who shared with us the details of his involvement in the project. Let us continue to keep this rebuilding endeavor in prayer! ...

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Praying Passionately for Other Christians

This week, Pastor Oliver preached from 1 Thess 3:9-13. From Paul's prayer, we can learn how to pray for other Christians and help them grow in the fatih. ...

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Grace News Issue #1 2015 - Persisting in Prayer

Entering the new year with a focus on prayer, the first issue of Grace News for 2015 is out! Read on for stories about the power of prayer in GBC....

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Watchnight Service 2014

At the recent Watchnight Service, we gathered together to celebrate the end of a year, and heard testimonies of God's fatihfulness in the lives of families and individuals in our community. ...

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Interview: Watchnight Service 2014

Every year, GBC celebrates the end of the year and welcomes the next with the Watchnight Service. As 2014 draws to a close, we asked Chan Kok Pun, one of the members of the planning committee to share with us more about this year's service -- what we can expect, how we can prepare for it and why it is so important. ...

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PFOA: Habakkuk 1

Habakkuk 1 teaches us how to pray and continue trusting in God even in a world that seems to be full of injustice and problems....

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PFOA: Psalm 67

In this meditation on Psalm 67, we are reminded of God's intention in blessing His people -- so that His grace may reach more and more people, and all for His glory. ...

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Friday Prayer Meeting

PRAYER MEETING (26 SEPTEMBER 2014) PRAYER POINTS I. Spiritual Rebuilding: 1. Pray for the leadership of the English Chinese Congregations as they commit GBC unto the Lord endeavour to lead the church forward in spiritual rebuilding 2. Pray for all the ministry leaders CG leaders as they faithfully patiently serve in various capacities of teaching, caring leading ...

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Prayer Meeting 29 August 2014

Prayer Meeting (29 AUGUST 2014) Prayer Points I. Pastoral Search Committee (PSC): We want to thank you for praying and upholding us in our search for Pastoral Ministry Staff as we seek to add : 1. a Pastor with substantial Pastoral ministry experience. 2. a Pastor for Career Adults and Newly Marrieds. Since our last update in April, we had the opportunity to share wi...

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PFOA: Introducing the Apostles' Creed- believing in God

Tony Chan introduces the next series focus for PFOA- the Apostles' Creed and what it is important. ...

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PFOA: Praying Paul's Priorities from Ephesians (Eph 1:15-21)

How should we pray for one another? From Ephesians 1, Tony Chan explains what are some priorities in prayer as demonstrated by the apostle Paul....

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Blessings: What if trials of this life are just mercies in disguise?

This Sunday, Elvira and Caleb presented this song for offertory entitled 'Blessings' by Laura Story. Learn more about the heart of the song here....

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Notice of EC Meeting - 18 May 2014

Notice of English Congregation Meeting on Sunday, 18 May 2014 at 10am or after the worship service for the following purpose: To extend, by poll, Rev Bobby Lee Oon Chai's term of service as Pastor, Outreach, English Congregation for a further term of 3 years wef 1 June 2014. Proxy Form available here....

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Testimony of Pastor Bobby Lee Oon Chai

My wife, Lydia, together, with our 4 lovely girls: Olivia, Harriet, Pearl and Chloe, have been recipients of much warmth and love growing up in Grace Baptist Church. My life is a testimony of God’s grace and love through His providence, protection, and preparation in my teenage years....

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Results of EGM on 27 April 2014

After the combined EC-CC Worship Service on 27 April 2014, the EGM was conducted with 560 members present either in person or by proxy out of 632 registered members making a quorum of 88.6%....

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Prayer for Needs of the Church and Rebuilding

At the EC Monthly Prayer Meeting, a set of prayer requests was provided for church members. For Church Rebuilding, the prayer is for Discernment, Commitment, and Unity. For needs of the Church, the prayer is for Consecration, Conviction, and Community....

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FAQ on Church Rebuilding

The FAQ addresses these areas: Why Rebuild, Mandate to Rebuild, Process of Arriving at Design, How Much and Fund Raising, Other Options Considered, How Long and How Will the Project be Managed, Usage in the Future, Where Will We Go During Construction, and Learning From Others....

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Clarification on the Proposed Rebuilding EGM on 27 April 2014

To pass the Proposed Rebuilding, at least 80% of GBC members must be represented (either in person or by proxy) at the 27 April 2014 EGM to form the quorum, and then for at least 80% of the votes cast to be in favour. To enable this to take place in accordance with our constitution, we need to do this through two special resolutions as explained below....

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Making Decisions in the Church as a Community

The coming weeks mark a crucial juncture in the life of GBC, with members due to vote on a proposed building project. In this guest post by member Tony Chan, we read and learn about the individual member's role and responsibility in decision-making, even as the church collectively comes to a conclusion. ...

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Reasons for GBC Rebuilding

The church leadership is calling the whole church family to be united in prayer and beseech the Lord to revive us and make us His devoted followers and to rebuild GBC in both her spiritual and physical forms, so it can accomplish God’s greater work of making disciples for His glory, now and in the future....

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This Sunday Combined English Service and Townhall Meeting

The Sunday Worship Service on 13 April will be a combined service for the 1st and 2nd English services, from 8:30-9:45 am. A Townhall meeting will immediately follow involving members of the EC Leadership, Building Steering Committee, & architects who will make a presentation of the rebuilding program. All are invited to attend. ...

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How Our Leaders Came to the Unanimous Decision on GBC Rebuilding

Elder Chong Tien shared as one who has been struggling with this issue for past three years. This is to help us understand how the leaders came to this conviction. He also like to share some thoughts on how we should move forward individually and as a church....

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Why the Need for 80/80 Special Resolution

For the Proposed Rebuilding EGM, the first special resolution calls for a Special Quorum of 80% of the members to be present for the second resolution to authorise the Proposed Rebuilding and of the votes cast by the Special Quorum, at least 80% are to be in favour of the Proposed Rebuilding....

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Proposed Resolutions of EGM on 27 April 2014

Details of the proposed special resolutions for consideration at the EGM on 27 April 2014 with the attached Annex....

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PFOA: Meditations on Christ (1 Tim 1:15)

In this instalment of PFOA, Tony Chan shares more meditations on Jesus Christ from 1 Timothy....

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Church Picnic 2014

GBC members gathered for a picnic at the Botanical Gardens on an early Saturday morning for a great time of fellowship and fun....

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Church Rebuilding Update - 26 Mar 2014

The Church Rebuilding Steering Committee received rebuilding proposals from 3 architectural companies on 17 March 2014. The Committee met over the subsequent week with 3 other experts from within the church to study, deliberate, and decide on the proposed plans. In the coming week, the Committee will present its recommendation to both the English and Chinese congregational...

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PFOA: "For Thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory forever."

Rounding up his PFOA series, Tony Chan explains the doxology at the end of the Lord's Prayer....

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A Call to Fast and Pray for God's Leading

GBC Leadership has been actively praying for God's leading us into our Rebuilding Project and we want to encourage members and worshippers to join in fasting and praying. Together, let us seek God's continued leading and wisdom as we embark on this journey of faith. ...

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PFOA: "Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil"

In this post, Tony Chan discusses the presence of evil in this world and how we ought to pray in response to it. ...

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PFOA: Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us (Continued)

In this continuing meditation on the phrase in the Lord's Prayer, 'forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us', Tony Chan unpacks why and how Jesus taught us to pray this....

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An Update from the EC & CC Leaderships - Church Rebuilding Steering Committee

A fact finding committee, known as the Steering Committee or SC, has been working very hard to gather information that will help GBC members make an informed decision on the rebuilding proposal. It has been formed to assist the Board of Directors (BoD) and the Congregational Leaders (CLs) in presenting the plans, budget, and timeline of the rebuilding project at a future E...

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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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PFOA: Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors

Tony Chan continues his series in the family prayer that our Lord taught us to say. He deals here with the phrase "forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors"....

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Pray for students in 2014

Pray for students - 7 suggestions for how to remember our younger brothers and sisters in prayer. ...

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PFOA: Hallowed Be Thy Name

In this PFOA edition, Tony Chan explains the next line in the Lord's Prayer - "Hallowed be Thy name" and how we ought to pray it....

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Watchnight 2013: A Time for Remembrance & Hope

If there was one way to sum up the Watchnight service, it is that what is given to us through the Word in the Bible rings true in the lives of our church members....

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PFOA: The Lord's Prayer

In this PFOA devotion, Tony Chan focuses on the Lord's Prayer as the basis for all disciples to pray "As Jesus taught them to pray..."...

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Now that Christmas is over, pray

As you look at the images of this gallery, pray for the work began at our Christmas service....

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Christmas Evangelistic Service: 13 quotations on how to pray

13 well known pastors, preachers and theologians lend their thoughts on how to think of prayer and evangelism...

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Overview of 'They Looked For Redemption'

Take a look at the overview of the Advent Devotional: They Looked For Redemption and how it helps us understand the true meaning of Christmas...

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"Greater things have yet to be done in this city"

As our Youths reminded us this Sunday during the offertory, greater things have yet to be done! Will you pray for the city of Singapore today?...

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Statement from EC & CC Leaders on Church Rebuilding

The congregational leaderships of the EC and CC believe God is leading Grace Baptist Church into a journey of faith to rebuild our church premises. The EC and CC leaderships have deliberated carefully and agreed on the following spiritual priorities for GBC to uphold and exemplify our unity as one church and one body....

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Senior Pastor's Reminder: Pray For The Region & The World

Dear GBC Family, Recently, the news media has been saturated with stories of natural disasters happening all over the region and the world. Some countries are blessed and able to handle such catastrophes better than others. Still lives are lost and disrupted beyond imagination. Please pray for all the countries afflicted: 1. Pray for the countries, governments, and pe...

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