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Joy Gan

Humbled by the Eternal God, and driven to worship Him

“Holy, Holy, Holy! Merciful and mighty! God in 3 persons, blessed Trinity”. I’ve been singing this hymn ever since I came back from TTC 2022 (Thinking Theologically Conference) on “The Knowable God”! I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed immersing myself in the Scriptures along with 400 spiritually hungry participants,

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Posted on 28 Sep 2022

12 Years with This Church, CERC ft. Joy Gan

12 Years with This Church, CERC ft. Joy Gan With Robin and our three children As I look back over the past 12 years, I see God’s sovereign hand and mercy in our church – from its birth, to its growth, and in its perseverance. CERC is a testament of

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Posted on 24 Aug 2020

How the pandemic changed my life

We take a lot of things for granted sometimes — that we’ll get up every day and the week will look roughly the same – fetch the kids to school, cook the meals, work part-time on the side, run a Bible study midweek, and do some ministry at church. Well,

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Posted on 7 Jun 2020

Soli Deo Gloria

Dear friends, It’s been a while since I last wrote because so many things have happened since my last entry. Well, for one, the kids have grown up to be now tweens and a teen. I’ve really enjoyed being a mum to these little adults amidst their tantrums, difficulties and

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Posted on 7 Sep 2017

A faithful God

This year, CERC is thankful to God for the 4 couples who are committing to each other in holy matrimony. We’re thankful not because marriage is about finding the ‘right’ one — but because God Himself is faithful, and that each couple, “for richer for poorer, in sickness and in

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Posted on 5 Apr 2015

May 2014

Dear friends,   About 2 months ago, our family took some time off to go for a short break just off the coast of Johor. It was lovely to spend time with each other, to strengthen bonds and just to have some good fun! Some of the enjoyable things we

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Posted on 31 May 2014

December 2013

Dear friends, Lots of exciting things have happened since I last wrote. Latimer’s baptism Well, for one, God answered our prayer when our youngest, Latimer, came to faith in Christ Jesus in mid September. He’d been praying a few weeks before,  “Dear God, please help me to become a Christian”.

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Posted on 22 Dec 2013

August 2013

Dear friends, CERC’s going to be 5 years old!… What can we be thankful for?…. Lots! I think it’s captured quite well in this song by Sovereign Grace “Receive the Glory”: “All that we’ve accomplished You have done for us And any fruit we harvest is a gift from Your

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Posted on 31 Aug 2013

April 2013

Dear friends, I want to share with you something exciting that happened last weekend. Our 2nd daughter, Alethea Gan (along with 7 others) was baptised into the family of Christ 🙂 On her 7th birthday, she was walking along the beach at our family holiday… And after having had good

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Posted on 17 Apr 2013