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Reflecting on the Reformation featuring Zachary Liew

As I learn more about the Reformation over the years, I’ve become more and more convinced that at the heart of the Reformation, we see love. It’s not the kind of love we’re generally used to — a positive affection or sentiment, but a love for God that is working

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Posted on 19 Oct 2022

Saved by God, through God, for God. A Reflection by Chuan Khai

‘How can you live the Christian life if you think it’s about you?’ These words from the first sermon came to mind throughout the series and they still do even as it comes to an end. They cut deeply to the heart of someone who was aware of the evil of man-centered theology (a worldview which thinks God exists to please mankind) that was out there, yet was oblivious to the sin within his own heart that wanted to keep his Christian life comfortable and easy. Continue reading

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Posted on 29 Jul 2022

#GetRealWithMe featuring Jeanelle Khaw

Hi! My name is Jeanelle, I am from Tertiary Growth Group (TGG) Original and here’s what I’ve been learning in the Christian Life series on Sundays and in TGG. In the earlier parts of the Christian Life series, I had a lot of assumptions about the doctrinal content that we

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Posted on 28 Jun 2022

The truth about love in Hosea

The Hosea sermon series taught me that true love involves discipline, which means God’s judgment is essential for His people to repent. This was so hard for me to grasp in the book of Hosea, considering that the culture I’m in elevates tolerance and positivity, resulting in the conception of a god who never judges and is willing to live with people who don’t even truly love Him. But this is clearly not true from the book of Hosea, where God showed that He desires genuine worship from transformed lives and not mere outward religiosity (Hos 6:6). Continue reading

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Posted on 14 Feb 2022

Being a Christian is Serious Business

“I knew that if I didn’t belong to a church, I would be everywhere else but not in the household of God. Being apart from God’s people is like being a limb detached from one’s body; it will eventually rot.” This realisation was what drove Tan Kok Keong to commit

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Posted on 18 Nov 2021

How CERC’s Ephesians Series Taught Me to Wear My Armour

Andrea DavidMums GG Going through the book of Ephesians has once again reminded me of God’s immense grace and mercy towards my life as I recall how He opened up my eyes and mind to notice and question things that mattered in His perspective. When I was a teenager, I

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Posted on 4 Oct 2021

How I Came To Know the Gospel in CERC

At CERC we’re engaged in God’s great mission to gather a people for Himself through Christ (Matthew 28:18-20). In this article, you will find individuals from our congregation that by God’s grace received the gospel through the preaching of His Word, and who are now living for this same mission

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Posted on 17 Jul 2021

Church membership is not an empty candy wrapper | Ephesians reflection by Shaun Alex Thomas

Hamburger earmuffs. Shoe umbrellas. Church membership? The Shaun of 3 years ago wouldn’t have blinked an eye at lumping these three seemingly disparate items into the same bin of pointless frivolities that are of no use to anyone. But not only would the Shaun of today not dispose of church

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Posted on 14 Jul 2021

Motherhood: parenting like God ft. Jan Tie

If you prefer reading, here is a transcript of the video! I: Hi Jan! J: Hi Isabelle! I: You know, I’ve never actually met Auggie yet. J: Oh is it? Oh yeah… I: I mean, I’ve seen him. I’ve seen you guys carry him, but I’ve never met him personally. 

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Posted on 6 Jul 2021