Church Camp News Flash!

  • Hello everybody!
You may have seen Dr Hong's post in our JBBC Community WhatsApp Chat in which he announced that the church camp will be from Saturday 4th June to Monday 6th June 2016. http://www.tanjungsuteraresort.com/ I think the pictures paint thousands of words. Don't expect the Shangri-la or the Ritz-Carlton but the reviews from Tripadvisor are not too bad (Ranked # 3 out of 11 hotels in the Kota Tinggi area). Here is a Tripadvisor review from Singaporean Andrew Yew :
“Second stay” 4 of 5 stars
Reviewed 12 August 2015. Managed to find time to come back here again. Since my last visit, I noticed that there were improvements made:
  • New children pool built
  • improved wifi, can download some data this time
  • there were much less insects than before, maybe due to season
  • electronic gate installed enhancing security
  •  free flow of drinks
  • I also have a nicer room this time round.
  • I really love the nearby Temala Beach. It is just a short 5 min drive away.
  • The food is just as good as the last time with large portions.
  • As my stay is short this time I did not need to go the village provision shop for comfort food like potato chips.
  • The coastal beach is picturesque so everyday I saw a marriage couple there for photography session. From the old map, there is a durian plantation nearby but we did not find it.
  • We enjoyed our stay here away from the city.
 
 
So hurry hurry! Say Yes, lock-in the dates and we can build relationships and camaraderie among the JBBC community, maybe even invite friends to join in.
 
The cost apparently is pretty reasonable and JBBC will look into some form of generous subsidy and arrange transport. Details will be forthcoming. Just say yes and Dr Hong and his team will start the planning.
 
The camp speaker (not confirmed yet) should be Rev Tony Phang. He spoke to us last year in December. Remember? He and his wife, Rev Christine Phang, served as missionaries in Kenya.
 
The theme would be "Building Up a Strong Church" with text taken from Ephesians 2: 20 - 22.
 
See you there?
 

Sunrise at Tanjung Sutera

Tanjung Sutera Resort

Swimming pool

Multi-purpose hall

Standard Chalet

Easter Celebration 2016

“He is not here; for He is risen!” (Matt. 28:6 NKJV) These were the comforting words told to Mary Magdalene and the other Mary who came to inspect the tomb where the crucified body of Jesus was laid after he died.

The angelic announcement that Christ was risen marked the unprecedented event of human race - death is a “COMMA” and not a “FULL STOP”! Death is a transition to immortality for those who put their faith in Jesus Christ.

The resurrection of Jesus Christ provides HOPE to the followers of Jesus Christ, that their mortal bodies will transform into immortal bodies at the second coming of Jesus Christ, and the immortal bodies will not be limited by time and space. Praise the Lord!

Come and join us this coming Easter service at Johor Bahru Baptist Church on March 26th, 2016; at 6.00 pm.

Daniel Leong

Mission Department

 

Chinese New Year Celebration 2016

Seasons are ordained by the Lord, just as the scripture in Gen. 8:22NIV states, “As long as the earth endures seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” As Christian, we celebrate Chinese New Year as any other Chinese. As we catch up with our family members, do not forget to reach out to them with the gospel of Jesus Christ as the scripture says, “preach the word, be instant in season, out of season.” (2 Tim. 4:2 KJV).

I urge brothers and sisters to invite your friends and relatives to join us for this coming 2016 Chinese New Year Celebration Meeting. We are honored to have a guest speaker from Centre of Glory. The meeting is bilingual – Mandarin interpreted into English.

Date: 20th February 2016 (Saturday)

Time: 6.00pm

 

Daniel Leong

Mission Department

Johor Bahru Baptist Church