Contributors
  • Tim Gibson

    Contributing sermons since Nov 23, 2000
Tim's church

Church of Singapore (Bukit Timah)
Singapore, *Province/Other 223445
3642669

About Tim
  • Education: Rev.Tim earned a BSc in Chemistry with Management from Imperial College , London from where he was called into the fulltime ministry. He went to Singapore and earned a BA (Th) and also went through extensive missions training with World Horizons missions both in the UK and on the field.
  • Experience: TIm first was involved in missions whilst at University in London where he went with World Horizons on three mission trips (To North Africa, France and Spain). In 1988 he joined World Horizons and went to study at Theological college in Singapore for the years 1989-1991. After that he remained in Singapore taking and participating in missions teams to parts of Asia (India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Taiwan, Phillipines etc..). He also helped teach in practical missions training that Horizons conducted in Singapore and Malaysia. He married Shendy in 1994 and together they led the Horizons work in Singapore until 1996 when Tim left Horizons (still involved in occasional ministry with) to pioneer a two churches in the North of Singapore, one of which he is presently the Associate pastor of. Tim still takes missions trips and teaches/preaches regularly in Indonesia, Malaysia and further afield.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: My sermons represented here at the moment are just the bones! I’ve not had the time or the inclination to write out the full text as, in general, my semons are given particularly for a given situation. My teachings are in full and you can download them at http://members.truepath.com/timshen/teaching.html
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Series on Romans by Dr.Neal Patterson
  • One of my favorite illustrations: The Bulldog Illustration (look it up - it’s on this database)
  • Family: Rev.Tim is an Englishman married to a Chinese Singaporean, Shendy, with two beautiful kids, Melody and Gideon.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They are amazed I preach at all as they know how shy I used to be!
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Depends if I live out what I ay or not! Mostly she thinks they’re great.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Minister in grace - don’t worry about what the people think about you but what they think about God.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Bible! Grace Awakening by Charles Swindoll
  • Hobbies: Writing Worship Songs and recording them. Designing Web Pages. Cartoon Drawing. Badmington and Jogging.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: Almost fell off the stage - I was leaning off the edge waving my arms to get back my balance!
  • What I want on my tombstone: May His work through me endure and increase.
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  • Overcoming Spiritual Apathy

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 5,276 views

    Looking at the differences between Eli and Samuel we shall see how to break free from spiritual apathy and live a life of destiny as Samuel did.

    Title : Overcoming Spiritual Apathy. Text : 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (1) INTRODUCTION: The boy Samuel lived at a crucial time for God’s people as we do today. It was a time of a famine of God’s word and revelation and a time when the enemy was about to strike. A time of crisis. But it was ...read more

  • The Isaac Test

    Contributed on May 18, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 2,981 views

    Abraham’s offering up of isaac is not only a beautiful foreshadowing of God’s offering up of His only Son, Jesus, but it also shows us and important principle for our own Christian walk. Have you offered up any Isaacs lately ?

    (1) INTRODUCTION: What is the ’Isaac Test’(see verse 1) "God will test our faith by asking us to sacrifice those things that are most dear to us that He has blessed us with." (we are tested as Abraham was as we are the ’seed of Abraham’ - Galatians 3:29) He is not asking us something that He ...read more

  • Discerning The Times

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 4,547 views

    What time is it in a spiritual sense ? This sermon looks at what year, month,dat and hour it is.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: Read 1 Chron 12:32 and Ephesians 5:17-18. We are to discern the times we are living in. If we do that rightly it will effect the way we live our lives. We will be like a housekeeper that works diligently keeping the house in order as we expect the master’s return very ...read more

  • Building Altars

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2001
    based on 255 ratings
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    Looking at Abraham’s life we see that everywhere he went he built altars. We will look at what this ’building of altars’ represents and the various different places we must build altars.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: *True worship takes place in the context of obedience to God (Genesis 12:1-5) - not merely a feeling or a form. For Abraham it was in the process of obeying God’s prompting to go to the land of Canaan. We cannot truly worship God unless we are in the place of ...read more

  • Bearing One Anothers Burdens

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 7,317 views

    The importance in the body of Christ of bearing each others burdens.

    INTRODUCTION: The word for ’burden’ used in this passage is ’baros’. This does not mean a niggling irritation or annoyance that we exaggerate to become burdensome (like arthiritis in one finger) but it does mean ’to be overtaken in a trespass’ and is an oldfashioned word meaning ’to misstep , trip ...read more

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