We had the joy of welcoming 23 new members in the month of September over two Sundays. Five joined us by baptism while the other nineteen joined us by transfer. ...Keep Reading
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Clarice Cheong reflects on her first trip to Kathy's Home in Pua in Northern Thailand, where GBC conducts an English camp every quarter for the Hmong and Mien children staying at the home. ...
On 20 and 21 October, we hosted two conferences with Mark Dever, pastor of Capital Hill Baptist Church and from 9Marks ministry. The first conference was targeted at leaders ("Building Healthy Churches"). The other, which was jointly organised with Adam Road Presbyterian Church (ARPC) was for church members ("The Local Church"). One of our members, Ryan Ang, attended both conferences, and shares with us his experience and reflections here. ...
Last Sunday, Elder Caleb exhorts us to consider the call from Hebrews to regard suffering and pain as part of God’s purposeful discipline in our lives. Here, Joshua Lowe draws on his recent discipline of his child to encourage us to be open and willing to receive discipline from God and our church community....
On 18 November 2023, our women will be looking to gather for a morning of learning together as they build relationships and get to know once another. The title of this event is "Growing in the Gospel", and the focus is on how women can continue to hold fast to the gospel through all seasons of life. ...
Believers remember and rejoice in the birth of Jesus Christ. This good news of great joy is what we celebrate at Christmas. This year, we hope to invite our neighbours at MacPherson to celebrate Christmas with us at a brunch on 16 December from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. ...
Our worship team recently introduced this new song, "Bless the Lord, O My Soul (Psalm 103)", by Sovereign Grace Music. Based on Psalm 103, this song walks us through the many reasons that believers have to bless the Lord with our entire beings and soul....
Our next Quarterly Congregational Meeting will be held on 1 October 2023 from 11.15am 12.30pm. ...
On 12 August 2023, we held a Thanksgiving Service to celebrate 64 years of God's faithfulness to Grace Baptist Church. This was held together with our Chinese-language congregation, and was the first one held since the pandemic restrictions were lifted. ...
Beh Soo Hee shares with us how he came to faith, how he came to be a part of Grace Baptist Church, and how he has been trusting God as a member of this church even as he served in various ministries. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...
At our recent church camp, we held a workshop called "In Our Golden Years" that focused on issues and challenges that seniors might face in life. It focused on some practical considerations especially on the medical front, but also touched on ways to be caring for one's spiritual growth too. ...
At our recent Church Camp, Pastor Mark walked us through how we can do one-to-one Bible reading. He introduced this tool taken from the book "One to One Bible Reading" by David Helm, and encouraged us to use it as a simple way to interact with another over Scripture....
Our next Quarterly Congregational Meeting will be held on 2 July 2023 after service from 11am to about 12.30pm....
Pastor Eugene announced at the 30 April 2023 service that Pastor Oliver would be sent temporarily to Acts Baptist Church to pastor for six months as part of GBC’s gospel partnership with a sister church. Pastor Oliver’s time at Acts Baptist Church will span from 1 July to 31 December 2023....
Every year, our Good Friday and Easter Sunday services help us to remember the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Frederick Chua reflects on how the sermons at both services helped us to go back to the precious truths and foundations of the Christian's life. ...
Elder Jonathan is our elder serving with the Missions Committee and at our recent QCM, he took the chance to update the church on our vision for missions. Our vision guides and affects what we do, and he encouraged us to consider how we too, as members can participate in the work. ...
Inspired and encouraged by the life of Henry Martyn, Eric Lui shares excerpts from Sarah J Rhea's book, "Life of Henry Martyn, Missionary to India and Persia, 1781 to 1812", highlighting the thoughts and struggles the missionary had with his antagonists in India and Persia, and how he persevered despite ill-health....
One of our aspirations as a church is to establish gospel partnerships with fellow like-minded Christians for the advance of the gospel. Our Missions Committee has also been exploring similar opportunities with churches and organizations overseas, and one such visit was to First Baptist Church of Bandung. ...
Our second Quarterly Congregational Meeting of the year will be held on 2 April 2023 after service from 11am to about 12.30pm. ...
Jim Tan, one of our members, wrote this article which was first published in Salt&Light. He shares reflections on Ecclesiastes 12 on how we can continue to remember our Creator when we face the struggle with dementia, and how caregivers can also encourage this memory. ...
Our English Congregation Leadership (ECL) have unanimously reaffirmed the calling of Jonathan Tan and Nehemiah Chong as elders. The ECL are thankful to God for their faithful service and their willingness to continue serving for another term of three years....
Obedience to God happens in both the big and small decisions in life and certainly, Christians are called to obey Him every day. For some of us, the call to obey God can take the form of obeying Him to go into full-time missions. So, what prompted our missionary, Esther, to consider becoming a missionary? She shares more about this journey here. ...
Reflections on the New City Catechism #32 What do justification and sanctification mean? Justification means our declared righteousness before God, made possible by Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Sanctification means our gradual, growing righteousness, made possible by the Spirit’s work in us. ...
Every year, our Good Friday and Easter Sunday services help us to remember the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Frederick Chua reflects on how the sermons at both services helped us to go back to the precious truths and foundations of the Christian's life. ...Keep Reading
On 26 February 2023, we had the joy of welcoming new members at our service! That morning, we welcomed 12 new members – 4 by baptism, while the other 8 joined us by transfer. ...Keep Reading
Jonathan Tan shares with us how he came to faith and also his heart for Grace Baptist Church. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting....Keep Reading
Nehemiah Chong shares how he came to faith and also his heart for the church, as he stands for reelection. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...Keep Reading
In November, we had the joy of welcoming new members twice in the month! On 13 November and 27 November, 16 members joined the church via baptism or transfer of membership. ...Keep Reading
Over two weekends in June, we welcomed 10 new members by both baptism and transfer. ...Keep Reading
At our May prayer meeting, Yap Kim Meng shared about his and his wife, Goh Beow Kheng's work with the Navigators. ...Keep Reading
There were many things to be thankful for this past weekend, with the welcoming of new members at our Sunday service as well as the relaxation of some restrictions for our worship gatherings....Keep Reading
Caleb Yap shares with us how he came to faith and also his heart for the church. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...Keep Reading
Mok Chuan-Xin shares with us how he came to faith in Christ and his heart for the church after serving as an elder for the past three years.This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...Keep Reading
Gerald Chua shares how he came to faith and his heart for the church, especially after serving as an Elder Associate for the past ten months. This sharing was originally provided as a part of the Elders' elections at the English Congregational Meeting. ...Keep Reading
On 19 Dec 2021, we had the great joy and privilege to welcome 13 new members to GBC, 5 via baptism and 8 via transfer of membership. ...Keep Reading
We thank God for Elder Thian Chye's pastoral heart and his obedience to answer God's call into full time ministry. He shares with us his testimony and how we can pray for him. ...Keep Reading
We thank God for Elder Lup Meng's faithfulness and obedience in answering God's call to continue to serve the community at GBC as an elder. He shares with us his testimony and the lessons he learnt the past three years....Keep Reading
On 26 Jun, we welcome with great joy 16 new members to the GBC family! "Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good!" (Ps 34:8)...Keep Reading
Ryan Ang, a new member who has started worshipping with GBC this year after graduating from college, testifies of God's glory and grace in his life as he writes of the struggles and blessings from God that make him thank God for Fridays. ...Keep Reading
Tan Chong Tien was unanimously affirmed to be an elder on 18 October 2020. We thank God for His willingness to serve again as an elder and he shares with us his prayer for GBC. ...Keep Reading
Last Sunday, we welcomed five new members to GBC via transfer of membership. We thank God for each one of them and pray that they will settle into the GBC family well....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
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
Last Sunday, we had the joy of witnessing the baptism of Angeline Leong and Rebecca Soh and also welcome five new members via transfer of membership. ...Keep Reading
The Refcon team organised a time of sharing and thanksgiving after the concert and they've also put together a collection of the testimonies! We hope that this small booklet will also encourage the church to continuing singing of God's grace as we remember and rejoice in all that God has done. ...Keep Reading
On 26 August, we welcome 8 new members into the GBC family via baptism and transfer of membership. We are overjoyed and we pray that as a church family, we will love them and walk with them in His light....Keep Reading
Lim Eng Khin shares with us how she came to GBC and the importance of God's word in her spiritual walk....Keep Reading
Belinda Wee, a familiar face of our worship team, shares with us how God sought her when she was a young believer and how serving in various ministries reveals to her the essence of community life in the church. Do smile at her the next time you see her in church!...Keep Reading
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....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
We are beginning a new series of interviews with the ladies behind our pastors and elders. In this interview, Sherri Buntain shares with us her passion for Christ through her love for His people and her life journey as a Christian and as Pastor Ian's wife. ...Keep Reading
Elder associate Mok Chuan-Xin, who also leads the Children Ministry, speaks candidly about his personal struggles as a Christian and ways that we can pray for him....Keep Reading
Elder Associate Samuel Beh gives us a peek into his personal and ministry life while sharing the challenges that he faces....Keep Reading
Elder associate Tan Yee Kiat shares with us how God sovereignly brought various people into his life to help him know God and Christ; and divulges his heartfelt prayer for unity in GBC. ...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
Lam Lup Meng shares how his role as an elder associate has helped him see that shepherding God's people is more important than accomplishing tasks – even tasks related to church ministry needs. ...Keep Reading
Elder associate Caleb Yap shares with us his journey into personal faith, and reflects on the importance of unity, trust and openness in our relationships with fellow believers in GBC....Keep Reading
Ngo Thian Chye sheds light on his role as an elder associate, and emphasises the importance that the Care Group Ministry has played in his walk as a sincere disciple of Christ. ...Keep Reading
We rejoice with Noah Tan as he professes his faith and his desire to obey Christ by following Him in baptism. ...Keep Reading
Freshly Brewed: Lim Song Huat chats with Li Shiwei on his role as the newest elder of GBC....Keep Reading
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....Keep Reading
Our elder, Eddie Tan, shares with us some thoughts and reflections on his faith and his role in the church....Keep Reading
On 19 Nov 17, Raveendra Gunta took the step of obedience to acknowledge and testify of his faith in Christ through baptism. We warmly welcome him to the GBC family; and we pray that we will love him as our own and provide a home away from home for this dear brother whom the Lord has brought to our shores....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
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
In line with our theme on being Not Ashamed of the Gospel, our youth members, Caleb Lee and Lianna Chan, speak up on what the Gospel means to them personally and how they have experienced the power of the Gospel in their individual lives. We pray alongside both of them as they strive to continue to be not ashamed of the Gospel no matter where they are or who they are with....Keep Reading
Grace News writer Neo Yi Ling caught up with Rachel Chua who grew up in GBC. Rachel, now a 24-year-old public servant, shared her thoughts on how coming to know Christ had impacted her and what it meant to be unashamed of the Gospel. Here are snippets from their conversation over a cup of teh tarik. ...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
In this second post, we hear more about the amazing provisions that God showered on our youths, as well as the special lessons that they've learned as they participated and planned for camp! Indeed a theme like the New Heaven and New Earth, and future glory is not only something for the distant future, but has a very present encouragement and hope for all, both young and o...Keep Reading
We thank God for the successful conclusion of another Youth Camp! In the first of two posts, we read of how God used the preaching of His word by His servants to touch the lives of the campers. ...Keep Reading
Youth Camp is around the corner, and we got Nathan to share with us some of the lessons that him, and the team has learnt even in the planning stages.We thank God for the work He is doing in the lives of our youths, and we continue to pray that it will be a meaningful and fruitful camp! ...Keep Reading
Pastor Arnold shares with us how we can prepare and share a 3-5 minutes testimony at the upcoming Watchnight Service. ...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
Being faced with discouragement in ministry and life brings us to the great and mighty God we have. Rachel Wong gets church members from various ministries to share from their own experiences....Keep Reading