Issue No. 41 15 - 21 Oct 2012
BGST Book Corner Promotion (October 2012)  
ESV Daily Reading Bible
Normal Price: $30.95
Special Price: $21.70
ESV Literary Study Bible
Normal Price: $61.90
Special Price: $43.30
ESV Illustrated Family Bible
Normal Price: $31.55
Special Price: $22.10
Chapel News
Dr Edwin Tay will be leading us in a time of prayer on 24 October. BGST Chapel begins at 12 pm. You are most welcome to join us.
Faculty News
Dr Lai Pak Wah will be preaching at the Chinese services of Mount Carmel Bible Presbyterian Church on 20/10/12 (Saturday 5:30 pm) and 21/10/12 (Sunday 12:15 pm). He will be speaking on the topic, “Prayer: Sanctification Through Dialogue.” (祷告:通过沟通而成圣)
Course Cancellation
Please note that the following course will not be offered this semester due to low enrolment:
The Doctrine of the Trinity in the Early Church
(commencing on 16 Oct 2012) TS/CH222 (1.5 CR)

By Dr Tan Loe Joo
Upcoming Courses
The Craft of Teaching (commencing on 30 Oct 2012)
ECF511 (1.5 cr)

Adjunct Lecturer: Dr Ng Peh Cheng Ng Peh Cheng
Venue: BGST, Clarus Centre,
37 Jalan Pemimpin, Blk B, #06-05, S(577177)
Dates / Times: Tuesday, Oct 30, 7.15-10.15 pm
Saturday, Nov 3, 10, 9.30 am - 12.30 pm; 1-4 pm
Fees: $225 (for credit); $157.50 (for audit)


Examines the teaching acts of Jesus and the theories of learning to gain an understanding of the principles and methods of effective and creative Christian teaching. Emphasis is on the process of designing teaching plans that demonstrate creative teaching strategies and relevance to ministry contexts. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.bgst.edu.sg/courses-and-events/293-the-craft-of-teaching

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Government & Politics “A Christian Theology of Government and Politics in Asia today”
(MM302, 1.5 credits)

Adjunct Lecturer: Mr Benjamin Pwee Mr Benjamin Pwee
Starts: Wednesday, 10 October, 2012 with an Open Lecture followed by Lesson 1
Venue: Community for Christ Church,
37 Jalan Pemimpin, #03-03A,
Blk A, Clarus Centre, S(577177).
Lecture Days: Wednesday, Oct 31,
Monday, Nov 5,
Wednesday, Nov 14 & 21
Time: 7.15 pm to 10.00 pm  
Venue: Subsequent Classes with be at BGST @ Clarus Centre,
37 Jalan Pemimpin, Blk B, #06-05, S(577177)
Fees: $225.00 (for credits); $157.50 (by audit)  


This is a basic introductory course to introduce the lay Christian believer to the topic of government and politics. It seeks to build a basic understanding and appreciation of government and politics, and current trends and challenges in government and politics in Asia today. It hopes to also construct a basic theological framework for constructive and active participation by Christian believers in the public square in their personal and professional capacities. For more information, please visit our website at http://bgst.edu.sg/courses-and-events/301-government-and-politics

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Christian Biography (commencement on 26 Nov 2012)
AT151 (1.5 cr)

Adjunct Lecturer: Rev Dr David Wong Rev Dr David Wong
Venue: BGST@ Clarus Centre
37 Jalan Pemimpin, #06-05, Blk B, S(577177)
Starts: 26 November 2012, Monday
Dates / Time: Nov 26 (Mon), 7.15 pm to 10.15 pm
Nov 29 (Thu), 7.15 pm to 10.15 pm
Dec 8 (Sat), 9.00 am to 1,00 pm; 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Fees: $225 (for credit), $157.50 (by audit)


"History is but biography." The study of the lives of men and women down the ages makes history come alive. The course will acquaint students with selected key figures of church history. We will seek to understand the times they lived in, the challenges they face, and the qualities that made them great men and women of faith. For more information, please visit our website at http://bgst.edu.sg/courses-and-events/302-christian-biography

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Course Schedule for 2012-2013 Semester 2

For more information on Course Schedule, please visit our website:

2012 Sem 2

37 Jalan Pemimpin, #06-05 Block B, Clarus Centre, S(577177).
Tel: 6227-6815 Fax: 6255-3686 Email: inquiry@bgst.edu.sg
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