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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

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 Importance of Learning English Grammar to Read Your Bible

As part of our Things to Know to Read the Bible Better (TTKTRTBB) programme, our adult groups are currently going through a series of studies on English grammar so they can read the Bible better… yes, you read that right! Folks in their 20s to 60s are learning the rules

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Posted on 30 Apr 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

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

The school of fatherhood

Some things are hard to forget. I still remember our time in the hospital when a lactation specialist was teaching Robyn how to nurse our newborn son. She had the look of a kind old lady and was just as excited as we were as new parents. At one point,

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Posted on 27 Aug 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

Deeper thoughts on Qing Ming & The Resurrection of Christ : Where would humans be after death?

Qing Ming and The Destination of Death I often thought about where people would go after death. These thoughts were on my mind even before I became a Christian. Growing up in a Chinese family, as is typical of our traditional practice, our family members were obligated to visit our

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Posted on 31 Mar 2021