Pulpit Calendar


Dec 2016JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
4   Yoong Yuen Soo Heeding the 5 Dangers & 5 Encouragements  
11 Gal 4:4-7, Heb 1:1-3 Rev Rodney Hui In His Good Time
18 John 8:12, Matt 5:13-16 Dr Lee Kok Onn Jesus, the Light of the World  
25 Isaiah 9:2-7; 60:1-3 Dr Mark Chan Drawn by the Light  
31   Richard Lai Thanksgiving Dinner
Series: Entrusted with the Gospel, Commission for God’s Mission
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
1 John 20:21 Andrew Lim Entrusted with the Gospel, Commissioned for God’s Mission
8 Phil 1:5.4:2.4:15-19 Dr Tan Soo-Inn Partnership in the Gospel & Giving
15 Phil 1:15-18 Yoong Yuen Soo Proclamation of the Gospel
22 Phil 1:3-4,9, 1:19;4:4-7 Dr Freddy Boey Participating in the Gospel through Prayers
29 Rom. 13:11-14 Richard Lai When the rooster crows Chinese New Year 28, 29 Jan 2017
Series: Exemplars of the Gospel
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
5 Phil 3:17, 4:9 Yoong Yuen Soo How can Bethesda Chapel imitate the church at Philippi?
12 Phil 2:6-11, cf Heb 12:2 Andrew Lim Following Jesus for the purpose of the Gospel
19 Phil 2:19-30 Dr Clive Chin Models of Spiritual Servanthood
26 Phil 1:12-14,3:4-11 Thomas John On overcoming the world – Paul’s way
Series: The Christian’s Goal
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
5 Andrew Lim The Joys of Being in Small Group
12 Phil 3:12-21 Dr Philip Satterthwaite The Christian’s Goal and Upward Call 
19 Phil 1:27, 2:1-5.2:12-16. 3:19-20 Thomas John The Christian’s attitude and the mind of Christ to serve the Gospel
26 Phil 4:8-9; 1:27-30 Yoong Yuen Soo The Christian’s practice of godliness for a life worthy of the Gospel
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
2 Phil 4:10-13 George Kwek The Secret of Contentment
9 John 12:12 Kenneth Wong Jesus’ Journey To Jerusalem Palm Sunday
14 1 Cor 2:2 Kenneth Wong Jesus Christ and Him Crucified Good Friday
16 Acts 17:18 Kenneth Wong Good News! He’s Alive! Easter Sunday
23 Acts 1: 1-11 Richard Lai Resurrection is over! Now what?”
30 Open Passage Dr John Anderson Creation – An Urgent Message Followed by ABC @ 12pm: Sifting through the Evidence
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
7 Haggai 1 Samuel Lim The Heart of a Missional Community
14 Col 1:9-14 Ronny Heyboer The Benefits of Believing and Sharing the Gospel Mother’s Day
21 Col 1:20-22; 2:14-15 Stephan Loke The Blessings from Christ Jesus’ work on the Cross
28 Col 1:8 Yoong Yuen Soo Love – the Spirit’s help for Doctrine & Practice AGM Bilingual Combined Service @ 9am
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
4 Col 1:3-8 Richard Lai Bearing fruit that matters
11 Col 1:1-25 Rev Yap Wai Keong The Mystery of Christ: Reason for Resilient Faith
18 1 Pet 1:1-2, 2 Pet 1:1-11 Jose Philip Choose Life (Skype from BC Family Camp) Combined 9am Service
17-20 BC Family Camp 2017 Jose Philip Turi Beach Resort Batam
25 Col 1:28 Yoong Yuen Soo The Goal of the Christian on earth
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
2 Open Passage Michael Teo BC Family Camp Theme – “Step Up Step Out”
9 Col 2:16-23,4:3 Liew Beng Keong The Behaviour of Christians among other religious people
16 Col 3:5-17 Desmond Soh The Christian’s two natures – how to live a victorious Christian life
23 Col 3:18-21 Thomas Chua The Christian in the non-Christian family and in the Christian household
30 Col 3:22-4:1 Liew Beng Keong The Christian at the Workplace
Series: Proclaiming the Light of the Glory of Christ
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
6 1Cor. 9:19-23 Richard Lai Developing a mindset for missions
13 Open Passage Caleb Ang
20 Joel 2: 28-32a Ronny Heyboer Everyone who calls on the Name of the Lord will be saved
27 2 Cor 4:6-10 Yoong Yuen Soo Shining out as jars of clay in God’s hands
Series: Practising Christ Centred Life in the Bethesda Chapel
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
3 Col 1.3,9; 2:6; 3:16; 4:2-3 Scotte Staab The Christian’s Word-filled and prayerful life
10 Col 4:2-18 Andrew Lim The Christian’s work and worth in the Local Church 
17 Ps 20:5; 2 Tim 2:10 ;1 Peter 1:8-9 Yoong Yuen Soo The Christians’ joy in the salvation of Jesus Christ
24 2 Tim 4:7 Thomas John Finishing the Race
Series: Practical Christian Living
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
1 Heb 13:4 Tan Gee Paw Honouring Marriage
8 Joseph John Facing Tragedy
15 Eph 5:15-17 Dr Ho Boon Tiong Be Careful How You Walk: Don’t Waste Your Life
22 Micah 1:2-5 Yoong Yuen Soo God Hates Sin and Idolatry – even Today (The LORD’s present Judgment of sin and idolatry)
29 Micah 2:12-13 Andrew Lim God’s Love for His People – Our Response (The LORD’s Promise of protection of His remnant in the future)
Series: To do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with our God
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
5 Micah 3:1-12 Richard Lai Social Justice, Biblical Truth and The Church (The LORD’s present Judgment on corrupt political & spiritual leaders)
12 Micah 5:2, 4-5 Thomas John God’s Love through a Perfect Leader (The LORD’s Promise of a perfect ruler in the future Millennial Kingdom)
19 Micah 6:8; 7:7 Yoong Yuen Soo What is My Response? (The LORD’s present Indictment & your response)
26 Micah 7:18-20 Thomas John Living a Life Pleasing to God (Be The LORD’s Promise of His Vindication in the future)
Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
3 Gen 22:18; Num 24:17; Matt 1:1-16 Thomas Chua The genealogy of Jesus
10 Luke 1 Dr Clive Chin The birth of Jesus
17 Matt 2:13-23 Dr Lai Pak Wah Jesus Our Light: Born as a Needy for Those in Need
24 Dr Clive Chin Bilingual Service @ 9.00am
31 Psalm 111:1, 10 Yoong Yuen Soo Thanksgiving Lunch

Fresh out of the church camp on the theme Live + Love = Life, we are returning to our daily lives as employees, home makers, parents or students. The January calendar for the pulpit is designed to help encourage us live out what we have learn in the camp and to live our daily lives in fullness.