Issue No. 09

1 - 7 Mar 2010


Grand Tour of Ancient Egypt & Israel
13 to 24 April 2010


EK405 SINGAPORE/DUBAI (Apr 13) 0140/0450 hrs
EK927 DUBAI/CAIRO (Apr 13) 0850/1040 hrs


EK904 AMMAN/DUBAI (Apr 23) 1730/2115 hrs
EK432 DUBAI/SINGAPORE (Apr 24) 0245/1405 hrs

Travel Agent (Singapore):

Atrium Eco Travel Pte Ltd

Tour Fee (full-board, twin-sharing basis):


Single Supplement:


A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person should paid to the travel agent to confirm your registration.  Closing date: 12 Mar 2010. Please contact Ms Christine Chan at bgst@pacific.net.sg for itinerary & registration form.

Weekly Updates

Mrs Pauline Koe (MDiv student) will be our Chapel Speaker on 10th March. Chapel begins at 12pm every Wednesday. You are welcome to join us
Last week our Chapel speaker was Mr Brian Thomas an associate of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (Asia-Pacific) & also adjunct lecturer at BGST, teaching Apologetics. He addresses us from John 2 : 23 - 3 : 21.

News Bits

Calling to all potential graduands!
Our 19th Convocation & Thanksgiving Service will be held on 29 May 2010. If you intend to graduate this year, please kindly submit the Application to Graduate Form before 31 March 2010, even if you have not yet completed all the courses needed to graduate. The form is available online at our website as well as from the Admin office. In order to graduate you need to hand in all your outstanding assignments latest by 30 April 2010.
For any queries, please feel free to contact Dr Aquila Lee (Registrar) at leea@bgst.edu.sg.

BGST is one of the supporters of Graduate Christian Fellowship Conference ,“INTERSECT 2010: REAL WORLD, REAL CHRISTIAN.” It will be held on 18-20 March 2010. For more information and to register, please contact Simon Chia at tel : 6338 6283 or email: gcf@gcf.org.sg

Bookshop/Library will be closed on 6th March 2010 (Saturday) for the Work Plan Seminar. BGST will resume operating hours on 8th March (Mon).

Courses commencing in Term 3 & 4, 2009-2010

Biblical Studies OT & NT
How on Earth did Jesus become a God? The Historical Approach to Early Christology (NT356, 1.5cr);
Apr 9, 16, 23, 30 (Fri 7.15-10.15pm)
Lecturer: Dr Aquila Lee
Understanding the Book of Job (OT359, 1.5cr);
Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17(Mon 7.30-9.30pm)
Lecturer: Dr Philip Satterthwaite
Faith of Our Fathers: Genesis 12-50 (OT371, 1.5cr);
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20 (Thu 7.30-9.30pm)
Lecturer: Dr Augustine Pagolu
Christian Education & Spiritual Formation
Human Development & Spiritual Formation (ECF501, 3cr);
Mar 16, 23, 30, Apr 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4 (new dates) (Tue 7.15-10.15pm)
Lecturers: Dr Ng Peh Cheng & Mr John Chong Ser Choon
*Counselling Skills: Working with Adolescents (ECF516/CO236, 3 cr);
Mar 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12 (Wed 7.15-10.15pm)
Lecturer: Rev Song Cheng Hock

Marketplace Ministries
Business & Mission (MM256/ME501, 1.5cr);
Mar  31, Apr 7, 14, 21, (Wed 7.15-10.15pm)
Lecturer: Mr Ben Pwee
Theological Studies
Communion with Triune God: The Trinitarian Theology of John Owen (TS284, 3 cr);
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20 (Thu 7.15-10.15pm)
Lecturer: Dr Edwin Tay
Jesus on the Silver Screen: Portrayals of Jesus & Christ figures in Film (TS282/MM280, 1.5cr);
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20 (Thu 7.30-9.30pm)
Lecturer: Mr Quek Tze-Ming
The Christian Spirit (TS251, 3 cr); (Group Tutorial)
Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, Jun 1; (Tue 7.30-9.30pm)
Lecturer: Prof James Houston/Tutor: Mr John Chong Ser Choon [Required for MDiv]
Tent Module
Biblical Basis for Tentmaking Mission
May 20, 27; (7.20-10pm)
Lecturer: Mr Andre De Winne

* Courses marked with an asterisk are not offered on audit basis.
Reminder on Course Fees Revision
As announced earlier in June 2009, the course fees will be revised w.e.f. 02 Jan 2010 to $110/credit i.e. $330 for 3 cr course; $165 for 1.5 cr course; for audit $230 for 3 cr and $115 for 1.5cr course. Visit http://bgst.edu.sg/pdf/fee_revision.pdf for full details.

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