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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Ready or Not, it’s Time!

It was a given in our home for years. When my husband (Daddy to our three kids) prepared to head out for his annual canoe trip to Canada, the last few days before the trip found him uncharacteristically crabby. Miserably … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 7: Health for Those Attending the Conference

Psalm 139:14a–I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Holy Lord, we are walking, talking examples of your awesome creativity. We praise you for that and for the love you poured into each of us … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 8: For Smooth Registration

Romans 8:28–And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. Father God, we ask you to oversee the gracious registration volunteers who … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 9: Wanda Dyson as She Finalizes Editor/Agent Appointments

Hebrews 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. Many things go into putting on a successful conference, Lord, and many … Continue reading

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Week of Booksignings in Minneapolis

In addition to the HUGE booksigning at the Mall of America on Saturday, September 20, there will be multiple signings at the Northwestern Bookstores in that area next week. Here are the details: Judy Baer and Jill Elizabeth Nelson will … Continue reading

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40 Days of Prayer – Day 9 – Wanda Dyson As She Finalizes Appointments

Day 9 Wanda Dyson as she finalizes appointments 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. Father, we come to … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 10: For the Families We Leave at Home

Romans 8:26-27–In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words; and He who searches the … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 11: For Us to Mourn With Those Who Mourn

Romans 12:15b– . . . and weep with those who weep. Father, You have promised that those who mourn will be comforted. Our prayer today is that those who have sorrow and tribulation during the conference will be comforted by … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 12: To Rejoice With Those Who Rejoice

Romans 12:15a–Rejoice with those who rejoice . . . Dear Father and most holy Lord, Fill us all with your joy, all who will be together in body and all who will be holding the conference in their thoughts. Grant … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 13: For the Hotel Staff

I Corinthians 9: 19, 23–For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I may win more. I do all things for the sake of the gospel, so that I may … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 14: Worship Pleasing to God

2 Corinthians 5:9-Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him. Heavenly Father, let us delight ourselves in you, glorifying your name in praise and worship for you are worthy to be … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 15: Allison Wilson

I Corinthians 15:58–Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord. Thank you, Father, for Allison’s dedication year after year. She truly brings … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 16: Genesis Finalists

Psalm 135:5-6–For I know that the Lord is great and that our Lord is above all gods. Whatever the Lord pleases, He does, in heaven and in earth, in the seas and in all deeps. Oh Lord, we long for … Continue reading

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Forty Days of Prayer – Day 17: Clarity of Speech for Those Pitching

Philippians 4: 13–I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Father God, I pray your presence will be felt throughout the ACFW Conference. As conferees prepare to meet with and then present their projects to editors and agents, … Continue reading

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