Nicholas Quek reflects on 2020's Watch Night Service, a wonderful time of giving thanks for His grace and mercy, as well as a powerful reminder that Jesus is our one and only hope. ...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. ...
Pastor Ian reminds us that our God is El Shaddai, and shares with us the adoration and prayers that the church gathered to lift up to this God Almighty last Friday....Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene shares the prayer requests from last week’s monthly prayer meeting and invites us to unite our hearts to ask God to grow the gospel. ...Keep Reading
Pastor Eugene encourages us to use the church’s membership directory to know and pray for one another. ...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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!...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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 ...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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 ...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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 ...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
Ps Ian shares with us why prayer ought to be a primary pursuit for everyone who desires to grow deeper in Christ....Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
On 31 December 2016, GBC faithfully gathered for its traditional watchnight service, knowing that we have much to give thanks for....Keep Reading
Let's remember to continually uphold the various needs of our ministries in prayer to God. ...Keep Reading
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 ...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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. -...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading
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 ...Keep Reading
The church office prepares prayer points for our use every month as we devote ourselves to prayer for the church...Keep Reading
Pastor Arnold Wong talks about how praying together can change lives....Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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. ...Keep Reading
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 ...Keep Reading
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...Keep Reading