DEVON LAYOFFS

Devon Energy announced this past week they will be laying people off over the next few months due to the worst energy downturn in years.  These layoffs will take place among all levels of employees.

Many people in Wise County and our church family have jobs with Devon.  I talked to several people after our services this past Sunday who have been with Devon anywhere from 5 to 37 years; none of them are secure in their job at this point, but they showed great faith in spite of it.

Please join me in praying for these families and our community; for peace and courage during this time of uncertainty.  Pray Philippians 4:6-8 will be true for them.  Also pray for the executives of Devon as they have some very difficult choices to make.

Bless you – thank you,
BJ

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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