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Monthly Archives: August 2007

Forty Days of Prayer – Day 20

Day 20–Conference veterans Eph. 6:8–With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints.Father God, We lift up the conference … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 22

Day 22–Those in the Book of the Year contest Psa. 31:14-15a–But as for me, I trust in You, O Lord, I say, You are my God. My times are in Your hand. Father God, I confess that it is often … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 23

Day 23–Volunteer workers Rom. 6:13b–Present yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God. Dear Heavenly Father, Thank you for filling the hearts of the volunteer workers with the spirit of … Continue reading

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Interview with James Scott Bell

Brandilyn Collins took a moment to interview James Scott Bell. This article first ran in Afictionado. Enjoy! In deference to our upcoming conference, in which James Scott Bell will serve as keynoter, I was asked to run the man down … Continue reading

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Day 24–For all attending to have a servant’s heart toward those around them John 3:34-35 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 25

Day 25–For technology at the conference to work I Cor. 14:33a–For God is not a God of confusion. Lord, You are not a God of disorder or confusion. You bring order from chaos, and light from darkness. In this age … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 26

Day 26–Conference first-timers Phil. 4:6 – Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Dear Heavenly Father, Your Word says to be anxious for nothing, but You … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 27

Day 27–Sydney Zech, conference coordinator 1 Thes. 1:3a–Constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love . . . Father, today, and each day, as the conference draws ever closer, we lift up Sydney, our conference coordinator, … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 28

Day 28–Those leading Late Night Chats Prov. 2:6–For the Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.Heavenly Father, thank You for these servants willing to meet late hours with eager authors. Bless their efforts, Lord, even as You … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer Day 29

Day 29–Paid critiquers as they work on submissions Heb. 4:16–Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Heavenly Father,We lift up … Continue reading

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Can’t wait to see you there!

I’ve taught at quite a few Christian writers conferences, and in my opinion, there just isn’t a better conference for fiction writers than the American Christian Fiction Writers Conference. This is an amazing opportunity to attend workshops by multi-published authors … Continue reading

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Day 30–Agents at the conference Psa. 28:7a–The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. Precious Lord Jesus, we pray for the agents who will attend our conference this year. Be their … Continue reading

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Robin Carroll’s ACFW Memories

Hi, y’all! I’ve talked about the amazing opportunities of ACFW Conference coming up in September in Dallas–the classes, presenters, apppointments, etc. Today, I thought I’d share some personal memories with you, so those who’ve never been can see a more … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 31

Day 31–The editors at the conference Psa. 18:2–The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge. Dear Lord, We ask that you prepare the editors for their part in … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 32

Day 32–For Brandilyn as she emcees Psa. 45:1–My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer. Heavenly Father, we ask that your wisdom guide Brandilyn’s words, … Continue reading

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