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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.

Dec. 6 – 21 Days of Prayer

As you serve the Lord, work hard and don’t be lazy. Be excited about serving him! Be happy because of the hope you have. Be patient when you have troubles. Pray all the time.  Romans 12:11-12 ERV I’ve used a simple … Continue reading

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Dec. 5 – 21 Days of Prayer

God knows how often I pray for you. Day and night I bring you and your needs in prayer to God, whom I serve with all my heart by spreading the Good News about his Son.  Romans 1:9 NLT I’ve … Continue reading

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Dec. 4 – 21 Days of Prayer

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.Colossians 3:17 NIV I’ve used a simple structure for prayer at many times in my life … Continue reading

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Dec. 3 – 21 Days of Prayer

If we say that we have no sin, we are fooling ourselves, and the truth is not in us. But if we confess our sins, God will forgive us. We can trust God to do this. He always does what … Continue reading

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Dec. 2 – 21 Days of Prayer

Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heaven! Praise him for his mighty works; praise his unequaled greatness!  Psalm 150:1-2 NLT I’ve used a simple structure for prayer many times called ACTS in Prayer.  During these first … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Pray

I’m reading a great book on prayer again in my Radical Mentoring group.  Just finished the chapter dealing with a simple pattern that I’ve used and encourage others to use as a part of developing their relationship with God through … Continue reading

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BLESSED

I’m re-reading a book that’s about how I view God.  It’s a book that challenged my theology in a good way when I read it last year and now I’m going through it again!   I read it for my … Continue reading

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INSPIRATION & DIRECTION

I’m surprised at the number of people I meet who claim to follow Christ while disregarding or neglecting the things He tells us about living.  If we claim to be Christ followers, doesn’t that imply that we choose to follow … Continue reading

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41 Years

41 YEARS TODAY WITH THIS BEAUTIFUL WOMAN. Happy Anniversary Sweetheart. She’s gotten more beautiful inside & out and I’ve – well – I’ve aged. Young Adults – We’ve certainly had our ups & downs, made lots of mistakes & have … Continue reading

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June 30 – INCREDIBLE – Grace Fellowship June 2018

This is one of my favorite props of all time because it helped explain the simple truth of the Gospel in a visual way from Romans 6:23.  More importantly, I love it because a number of people understood the gospel … Continue reading

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