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Monthly Archives: August 2009

40 Days of Prayer – Day 32 – Brandilyn Collins as She Emcees

Day 32 Brandilyn as she emcees Psalm 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. Mighty Lord, you have spoken our world into being by … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 33 Finances for Those Attending

Day 33 Finances for those attending Psalm 121:2–My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Heavenly Father, You are our Jehovah Jireh, the God who provides. Nothing is too hard for you, so we come to you … Continue reading

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Calming First Time Nerves

by Cara Putman Attending a conference is nerve-wracking. Let’s face it, you’re taking huge risks by going. You’ve invested a lot of money: registration, hotel, airfare, some meals, and other incidentals. You’ve invested who you are – by attending you’re … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 34 Those Teaching Elective Classes

Day 34 Those teaching elective classes Proverbs 8:1–Does not wisdom call, and understanding lift up her voice? Lord, thank You for each one of the teachers who’ve agreed to teach the elective classes. Give them wisdom and direction as they prepare the … Continue reading

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After The Conference. What now?

by Maureen Lang As exciting as it is to plan and look forward to attending a writer’s conference, the time will fly—particularly once you’re there! Before you know it you’ll be on your way home. Exhausted. Exhilarated. Energized. The social … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 35 The Praise Band

Day 35 The praise band as they practice and lead worship Psalm 150:6–Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord! Father, Thank you for those who will be leading us in worship at the conference. We are … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 36 Those Teaching Continuing Ed Classes

Day 36 Those teaching continuing education classes Psalm 28:7a–The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. Good Master, we come to thank and praise You. While You walked on earth among … Continue reading

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The Redeemer of Disappointments

  by Cynthia Ruchti What do writers do if they don’t have confidence in the God of All and instead think everything’s up to them? It’s up to them to figure out how to catch the ear of an agent and editor. … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 37 Members Unable to Attend Conference

Day 37 ACFW Members unable to attend the conference Jer. 29:11–For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope. Heavenly Father, … Continue reading

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What if I Can’t Come to the Conference?

by Deborah Raney Now that the conference is mere weeks away, excitement is building, and talk among writers turns to conference topics, it’s hard not to feel left out if circumstances keep you from coming to the conference this year. … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 38 For Keynoter, Debbie Macomber

Day 38 Keynote Speaker Debbie Macomber Jer. 1:9–Then the Lord stretched out His hand and touched my mouth, and the Lord said to me, Behold, I have put My words in your mouth. Father, we pray for Debbie Macomber today. … Continue reading

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HEARING GOD AT CONFERENCE

by Golden Key-Parsons What is POV? Is my manuscript ready to present to an editor? What is an “em dash,” and how does one use it? Will my manuscript be rejected if I don’t have the correct format? Do I … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 39 The Conference Committee

Day 39 The Conference Committee Rom. 15:5–Now may the God who gives perseverance and encouragement grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus. Father God, We come today to lift the Conference Committee to … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Pre-Conference Time

by Christy Lashae-Smith When I say Pre-Conference Time, I’m referring to NOW: August 9th to September 16(or 17th) when you get in your car or board the plane to head to Denver for conference. You’ve probably prioritized your time all … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 40 For God’s Presence and Blessing

Day 40 God’s presence and blessing Psalm 127:1–Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it; unless the Lord guards the city, the watchman keeps awake in vain. Jesus, though Your Spirit comes to the conference … Continue reading

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