A New Creation Church Member wrote to me on 16 August 2022 that he will be leaving the Church soon – by Rev George Ong (Dated 18 August 2022)
(This article was also sent to Rev Dr Ngoei Foong Nghian, General Secretary, National Council of Churches of Singapore (NCCS) office, and for the attention of the Executive Committee Members.)
2 days ago, on 16 August 2022, last Tuesday, a young man, Gabriel Stephen from New Creation Church wrote to me:
“Dear Rev George, I grew up in New Creation Church since I was 13 and am now in the youth ministry.
I am 21 now and one of my adult friends sent me the link to your website in early July 2022.
From what I have read in your articles, I began to see that Joseph Prince isn’t teaching the true gospel that is taught by the Apostle Paul.
As you have put it, it is Pseudo-grace, not the true grace that is taught in the Bible.
Undoubtedly, I also realise that New Creation Church, as an independent and non-denominational church with hardly any concrete links or fellowship with other churches in Singapore, Joseph Prince and his Pseudo-grace doctrine is accountable to none.
I remember one incident when my allowance ran out and I didn’t tithe to the church, one of my leaders approached me and asked me why I didn’t tithe.
They are aware whether we tithe or not because we tithe via PayNow/digital.
To encourage me to continue tithing, the leader even quoted what one of the key New Creation Church Pastors said, “The tithe justifies that Jesus is alive.”
The leader then suggested that I could tithe in another way by buying one of Joseph Prince’s books, which I did and I bought Joseph Prince’s book, “Give Me This Mountain,” for $30.
I will be leaving New Creation Church soon but I’ll be losing a huge number of friends.
I also don’t know anyone in any other church and not sure where to plant myself in. Would greatly appreciate your advice.”
We thank God that more and more people are coming to their senses that Joseph Prince, who isn’t teaching the true gospel that the Apostle Paul preached, and isn’t teaching true grace but Pseudo-grace, is indeed a wolf in sheepskin.
I honour this young man, Gabriel Stephen, who has made the difficult decision to leave New Creation Church.
As a young man, friendship and having peers around him is of prime importance.
So, he is paying a high price by leaving New Creation Church as he has to leave all his friends behind. I really feel for him.
On top of that, he may be hounded by his friends in New Creation Church for this tough decision he has made, and peer-pressure may be applied on him to remain.
He may also be confronted by the Church Leadership for speaking against Joseph Prince and New Creation Church, publicly.
(By the way, this was what happened to Peter Tok, another Ex New Creation Church member, whose testimony is featured on this website, when church leaders called him up to warn and even threatened him with consequences when Peter Tok wrote against New Creation Church and produced videos against Joseph Prince and his heresies. But thank God Peter Tok didn’t crumble under such pressure (this was what Peter Tok shared with me.) Can you imagine, such empty threats to cause fear and scare people can come from so-called Christians in Joseph Prince’s New Creation Church that preaches grace.)
I salute Young Gabriel of 21, who has the courage that many older Pastors and leaders don’t – to testify and speak publicly against the Pseudo-grace teaching of Joseph Prince.
So, let’s pray for Gabriel that he will be able to withstand opposition against his decision to leave New Creation Church.
Let’s intercede for Gabriel that he will find a local church that he could fit in (and I will be helping him to find one), and develop new friends who will encourage him in his journey of experiencing the true grace of God, and put all the Pseudo-grace heresies of Joseph Prince that he had imbibed, right behind him.
Rev George Ong
Gabriel Stephen came to know about the heresies of Joseph Prince because his adult friend bothered to forward the link of my website to him.
May I encourage you to do the same – to forward my website, especially the current articles to, as many of your friends as possible, regardless of which church they are from.
Who knows? There could be another Gabriel Stephen who would be delivered from the heresies of Joseph Prince.
On another note, when Gabriel Stephen shared about his leader who checked on whether he is tithing to the church, this reminds me of what Andrew Tan, an Ex-New Creation Church member for 20 years had written as part of his testimony of why he came out of New Creation Church:
“Before leaders are appointed in NCC (New Creation Church), they will have their tithing record checked before being appointed. They will have to show that they are tithing regularly to the church.
Interestingly, Joseph Prince preaches grace and against law, and yet, he institutes such rigid ‘law’ to check people’s tithing record before they can be appointed to leadership. As far as I know, there is hardly any church that practices that.”
So is Joseph Prince a grace teacher or a law preacher?
Joseph Prince would have to make up his mind as his legalistic action is antithetical to his grace teachings.
Devising such legalistic means of checking a person’s tithing record is not only an invasion of a person’s privacy, but also a grave contradiction to Joseph Prince’s image and credibility as a grace teacher.
As a matter of fact, I cannot find anywhere in the Bible in which a person’s tithing record is scrutinised before one can be appointed to leadership.