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Monthly Archives: August 2008

Forty Days of Prayer – Day 31: For the Editors

Psalm 141:2–May my prayer be counted as incense before You; the lifting of my hands as the evening offering. Father, thank you for each of the editors you will bring to the conference. We pray you will give them the … Continue reading

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Day 32 – Forty Days of Prayer: For 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. Heavenly Father, Thank You for our precious Brandilyn Collins as she again emcees the conference. Thank … Continue reading

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Day 33-Forty Days of Prayer: Finances for Those Attending

Psalm 121:2–My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Heavenly Father, You provide for all our needs. Everything we have is a gift from you. We pray for those many members who face financial challenges to attend the … Continue reading

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Day 34 – 40 Days of Prayer – For Those Teaching Elective Classes

Proverbs 8:1–Does not wisdom call, and understanding lift up her voice? Dearest Lord, Bless those teachers of the elective classes who even now prepare the main course of this educational and spiritual banquet. Bless the attendance in each class so … Continue reading

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Day 35 – 40 Days of Prayer: The Worship Times

Psalm 150:6–Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord! Heavenly Father, We come to You and ask for a special blessing on the worship times during the conference. Pour Your blessings upon Your children who have gathered … Continue reading

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Part Two: The One Sheet

by Dineen Miller Last week I talked about identifying your genre and/or niche so as to help you create your “mood.” (Click here to read part one.) This week let’s talk about the one sheet. Every year I see the … Continue reading

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

Psalm 28:7a–The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. Dearest Lord, we thank you for those teaching continuing education. Give them wisdom, focus, and direction as they prepare to teach, and allow … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 37 – For Those Unable to Attend

Jeremiah 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. Father, we agree with You that the plans You have for … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer Day 38 – Keynote Speaker

Day 38–Keynote Speaker, Angela Hunt Jeremiah 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. Heavenly Father, thank You for Angela and that … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 39: For 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. Abba, Father, we thank you for the perseverance and encouragement you give. You bring us together … Continue reading

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

Today begins ACFW’s 40 Days of Prayer. Each day up until the Conference starts we will post a prayer for a different aspect of the conference: the people, the setting, the classes, the appointments and contacts made, and above all, … Continue reading

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It was a sticky hot September day in Dallas, Texas, as I shuttled with other writers from DFW Airport to our conference headquarters in a hotel van. As we crawled through a mass of Lexus and Mercedes sedans, the fanciest … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

The ACFW Conference is just weeks away, so I know many of you are wondering what you need or even where to start. Each Thursday for the next four weeks, I’ll be posting some basics to help you get prepared. … Continue reading

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August New Releases

We’ve got 14 new Christian novels this month. Though technically summer lasts into September, August holds more hot, kick-back days to read to your heart’s content! And we’ve got plenty of good choices to pick from! 1. <i><big><font color=navy>A Lady … Continue reading

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