BJ Rutledge knows firsthand how Jesus can use ordinary people to do extraordinary things. His obedience to step out and plant a church in the small town of Paradise, Texas, resulted in hundreds of people coming to know Jesus personally over the past 20 years.
You’ll be encouraged as you hear BJ’s story of the “Miracle In The Cow Pasture.” God’s faithfulness is on full display as BJ recalls how simply saying “yes” to the prompting of the Holy Spirit created an avenue for lasting impact.
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1) Jesus called BJ out of a wasted life to trust Him to do amazing things in his life. His testimony is a literal “from beauty to ashes” story of the grace of God.
2) Faithfulness at each place of ministry opened the door for another opportunity to serve in various ministry areas. Each step along the way prepared BJ to help create a new ministry where there wasn’t one.
3) Past pain and trauma don’t leave us simply because we are experiencing ministry success. BJ learned firsthand how connecting with a seasoned counselor is necessary for long-term ministry stamina and effectiveness.
4) Deep-seated and unresolved disappointments can have a crippling effect on your soul.
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