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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.

Thankful For My Pastors

In my time alone with God this morning, I reflected on the Senior Pastors I’ve served with and the significant impact they’ve had in my life.   My reflection began as I read 1 Timothy 3 this morning which starts with … Continue reading

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Are These THE END TIMES?

In light of all the chaos going on in our country and world, I get asked this question from time to time.  Here are a few things I believe. Throughout history when there have been major wars or many natural … Continue reading

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Where’s God In All Of This?

  Sometimes I think we’ve become a desensitized to the tragedies that happen around us.  The news will sensationalize it for a while, but then there’s the next story.  We care about the people impacted, but if it doesn’t hit … Continue reading

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Horizontal Jesus

Our Life Group is currently going through a study by Dr. Tony Evans called Horizontal Jesus.   Horizontal Jesus reveals the truth that our vertical relationship with God is expressed in our horizontal relationships with one another.  The study is off … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

We are heartbroken over the violence that took the lives of so many people last night in Las Vegas. I ask you to join me in praying for the thousands of people who will forever be impacted by this senseless … Continue reading

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AMAZED

Going through my prayer cards this morning, I came across a meditation card with Luke 9:43 written on it: “And they were amazed at the greatness of God.” When was the last time you took a few minutes to reflect … Continue reading

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DR. CHARLES LOWERY at GRACE FELLOWSHIP

We’ve had an amazing September at Grace Fellowship, and we’re wrapping up the month by having Dr. Charles Lowery back.  He and Penny have not moved to the East Coast yet so we’re blessed to have him at Grace this … Continue reading

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5 Things We Want You To Know

On Sunday, September 17, I told a modern day parable about camping – a grizzly – rattlesnakes – rats and a stranger.   I hope you’ll go back and listen to the parable and message:  www.gf.church/media-resources/sermon-podcast/ At the end of … Continue reading

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A STEP TO GROW YOUR FAITH

Andy Stanley’s series on the five things that grow your faith is awesome! You can find it at   http://fivethingsgoduses.com      The five things he mentions are: Practical Teaching Providential Relationships Personal Ministry Pivotal Circumstances Private Disciplines Sunday, September … Continue reading

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Hurricane Relief

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