28 March 2017
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Welcome to the first edition of Grace eNews. We hope to send this out regularly. We pray that it'll prove useful in keeping us updated about events and more importantly, help us to live out our faith together. To begin, we'll have Pastor Ian share on how we can continue to hold fast to the gospel as we wrestle with living in a world that holds out different values. 
A Word from the Pastor

From time to time, we hear urgent calls to rally the Church to “take a stand" on certain social and/or moral issues.  We can only expect this trend to increase as the West continues to lose its religion and secularization continues to go global. 

In the past two weeks churches and church members have likely received two such pleas:
  • The Asian Alliance has “Sounded the Alarm!” regarding a Taiwan bill to promote “marriage equality" and is asking every church to encourage members to sign a petition against "the legalization of same sex marriage in Taiwan"… even though outside petitions have little impact on the government of any sovereign nation.
  • Franklin Graham (as well as several evangelical bodies in Singapore) has called on Christians to boycott Disney’s recent remake of Beauty and the Beast because, “[Disney] is trying to push the LGBT agenda into the hearts and minds of your children—watch out!” 
There may be some among us who feel it important that we clarify GBC’s position on these matters, and even strengthen our Statement of Faith to address them. GBC’s position is clear:  We believe the Bible is the absolute authority on all matters pertaining to Faith (and the practice of our Faith).  So regarding secular issues, I can only clarify and strengthen my own position: Read more
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