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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. 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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Dec. 10 – 21 Days of Prayer

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything; tell God your needs, and don’t forget to thank him for his answers.  If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. … Continue reading

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Dec. 9 – 21 Days of Prayer

if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.  2 Chronicles 7:14 NIV Please spend … Continue reading

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Dec. 8 – 21 Days of Prayer

“And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.” Matthew 6:7 NASB I’ve used a simple structure for prayer at many times in my life … Continue reading

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Dec. 7 – 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 As we continue to … Continue reading

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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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