GRATEFUL

GratefulFor Jesus – my Lord & Savior

For grace & forgiveness

For Janet my awesome bride of 38 years

For our children & their spouses & the fact they love Jesus & His church

For our grandchildren & the joy & exhaustion they bring to our lives 

For our parents & the great heritage of faith & family they instilled in us

For my wonderful mom who is still with us & loves us in spite of our mistakes and failures

For my extended family & the great memories we share

For those who pray for me & encourage me consistently

For the Grace Fellowship Family & Staff & the privilege of serving with you

For the Pastors & church families who’ve had great influence in our lives

For so many friends who enrich our lives & for those who have remained friends for years 

For our Life Group that continues to extend Grace & teach us much

For our Country & the freedoms we still enjoy

For God’s blessings & provision and the fact I still have good health

For God’s generosity to me & for teaching me the joy of giving

For a roof over my head, a bed to sleep in, clean water to drink & more than enough food to eat 

For the gift of life today & the promise of a heavenly home

About bjrutledge

BJ & Janet were married in July 1977 They have three grown children who are all married: Jeremy & Whitney Rutledge, Chris & Julie Hurst, and Josh and Hannah Rutledge. They also have four grandsons, and a granddaughter. BJ says perhaps our greatest legacy is even though our kids are PK's, they love Jesus and are all involved in ministry in the local church. BJ has served at churches in Dallas - Bossier City, LA - Houston - and was at Fellowship of the Woodlands (Woodlands Church) in The Woodlands before coming to Grace Fellowship. BJ is the Lead Pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Paradise, TX.
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