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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. 20 – 21 Days of Prayer

“And they were all amazed at the greatness of God…”     Luke 9:43 NIV Please refer to Dec. 2-7 for an explanation of ACTS in Prayer if you need it and spend a few moments doing each of these as you begin … Continue reading

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Dec. 19 – 21 Days of Prayer

But before people can pray to the Lord for help, they must believe in him. And before they can believe in the Lord, they must hear about him. And for anyone to hear about the Lord, someone must tell them.   Romans 10:14 … Continue reading

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Dec. 18 – 21 Days of Prayer

I pray that God will open your minds to see his truth. Then you will know the hope that he has chosen us to have. You will know that the blessings God has promised his holy people are rich and … Continue reading

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Dec. 17 – 21 Days of Prayer

I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 3 This is good, and pleases God our Savior, 4 who … Continue reading

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Dec. 16 – 21 Days of Prayer

Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.  Luke 18:1 NIV Please refer to Dec. 2-7 for an explanation of ACTS in Prayer if you need it and spend a … Continue reading

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Dec. 15 – 21 Days of Prayer

So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields.”  Matthew 9:38 NLT These were his instructions to them: “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray … Continue reading

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Dec. 14 – 21 Days of Prayer

15 Ever since I first heard of your strong faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for God’s people everywhere, 16 I have not stopped thanking God for you. I pray for you constantly, 17 asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Dec. 13 – 21 Days of Prayer

Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. Mark 1:35 NIV After telling everyone good-bye, he went up into the hills by himself … Continue reading

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Dec. 12 – 21 Days of Prayer

“Two men went to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a despised tax collector.  The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed this prayer: ‘I thank you, God, that I am not like other people—cheaters, … Continue reading

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Dec. 11 – 21 Days of Prayer

Jesus’ closest followers saw Him pull away for prayer often; prayer was the habit of His life.  One day they asked Him to teach them to pray.  Among other things, He gave them a guide that’s called The Lord’s Prayer. He … Continue reading

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